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Vinnie Chulk PBrewers

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 35)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date12-19-1978
Height6' 2"
Weight200 lbs
Age35 years, 8 months, 3 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
2011
0.42012
2013
0.12014
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WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G GS IP IP-SP IP-RP W L SV BS QS BQS PA H R ER HR TB BB UBB HBP SO ERA FIP FRA VORP WARP
2003 TOR 24 3 0 5.3 0.0 5.3 0 0 0 1 0 0 25 6 3 3 0 8 3 3 0 2 5.06 4.03 4.05 1.2 0.1
2004 TOR 25 47 0 56.0 0.0 56.0 1 3 2 4 0 0 248 59 30 29 6 92 27 26 1 44 4.66 4.48 5.17 8.4 0.8
2005 TOR 26 62 0 72.0 0.0 72.0 0 1 0 1 0 0 301 68 33 31 9 103 26 23 1 39 3.88 4.72 5.45 4.2 0.4
2006 SFN 27 28 0 22.3 0.0 22.3 0 3 0 3 0 0 98 17 13 13 2 28 15 13 1 25 5.24 4.18 4.37 2.0 0.2
2006 TOR 27 20 0 24.0 0.0 24.0 1 0 0 2 0 0 107 29 16 14 4 44 5 5 2 18 5.25 4.73 5.16 3.1 0.3
2007 SFN 28 57 0 53.0 0.0 53.0 5 4 0 3 0 0 222 53 22 21 3 80 14 12 2 41 3.57 3.27 3.65 9.9 0.9
2008 SFN 29 27 0 31.7 0.0 31.7 0 3 0 2 0 0 139 33 18 17 6 62 8 6 2 16 4.83 5.51 5.00 0.7 0.1
2009 CLE 30 8 0 12.0 0.0 12.0 0 1 0 2 0 0 55 10 6 5 1 15 10 10 0 4 3.75 6.06 7.38 -1.6 -0.2
2012 MIL 33 7 0 9.0 0.0 9.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 48 17 10 10 0 24 4 3 0 10 10.00 2.25 2.32 3.6 0.4
Career2590285.30.0285.38152180012432921511433145611210191994.514.414.8231.63.0

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2000 MED Rk 14 13 68.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 DUN A+ 16 1 34.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 TEN AA 24 1 43.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 SYR AAA 5 0 6.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 TEN AA 25 24 152.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .270 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 SYR AAA 2 1 4.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .316 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 TOR MLB 3 0 5.3 4.05 121 .250 .272 .329 .427 .262 .300 104 1.2 0.1 1.2 0.1
2003 SYR AAA 23 21 119.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .282 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 TOR MLB 47 0 56.0 5.17 103 .251 .274 .340 .431 .263 .312 106 8.4 0.8 8.4 0.8
2004 SYR AAA 18 0 28.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .272 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 TOR MLB 62 0 72.0 5.45 90 .246 .271 .334 .433 .268 .261 104 4.2 0.4 4.2 0.4
2006 SFN MLB 28 0 22.3 4.37 101 .242 .271 .344 .448 .274 .273 91 1.5 0.1 2.0 0.2
2006 TOR MLB 20 0 24.0 5.16 103 .260 .272 .336 .438 .258 .321 108 3.1 0.3 3.1 0.3
2006 SYR AAA 19 0 32.0 3.84 114 .218 .249 .320 .386 .254 .250 102 6.2 0.6 6.2 0.6
2007 SFN MLB 57 0 53.0 3.65 122 .249 .264 .331 .422 .258 .309 97 10.0 1.0 9.9 0.9
2008 SFN MLB 27 0 31.7 5.00 89 .283 .254 .319 .408 .256 .252 97 0.7 0.1 0.7 0.1
2008 FRE AAA 22 2 24.7 5.71 101 .247 .286 .358 .457 .265 .310 110 2.9 0.3 2.6 0.3
2009 CLE MLB 8 0 12.0 7.38 51 .259 .268 .339 .429 .262 .225 103 -1.6 -0.2 -1.6 -0.2
2009 COH AAA 18 0 21.7 3.14 136 .230 .269 .328 .410 .249 .324 114 5.8 0.6 5.8 0.6
2010 IND AAA 28 0 32.7 3.03 135 .257 .263 .330 .413 .253 .383 104 10.3 1.0 10.3 1.0
2010 HRO npb 16 0 18.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .353 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 SAC AAA 54 0 69.7 4.89 109 .216 .291 .361 .461 .268 .266 95 9.1 0.9 9.1 0.9
2012 MIL MLB 7 0 9.0 2.32 151 .322 .239 .302 .367 .245 .500 109 3.6 0.4 3.6 0.4
2012 NAS AAA 16 0 25.7 4.83 101 .224 .269 .332 .418 .266 .227 93 2.3 0.2 1.9 0.2
2012 BRR Rk 2 1 2.0 4.08 129 .013 .298 .374 .465 .300 .000 105 0.8 0.1 0.8 0.1
2012 MAZ Wnt 3 0 2.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .429 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 WHIP ERA VORP WARP
2000 MED Rk 2 4 0 14 13 68.7 75 20 51 5 0% .000 9.8 2.6 0.7 6.7 1.38 3.80 0.0 0.0
2001 SYR AAA 1 0 0 5 0 6.0 5 4 3 0 0% .000 7.5 6.0 0.0 4.5 1.50 1.50 0.0 0.0
2001 DUN A+ 1 2 1 16 1 34.7 38 13 50 2 0% .000 9.9 3.4 0.5 13.0 1.47 3.11 0.0 0.0
2001 TEN AA 2 5 2 24 1 43.0 34 8 43 5 0% .000 7.1 1.7 1.0 9.0 0.98 3.14 0.0 0.0
2002 SYR AAA 0 1 0 2 1 4.7 6 6 2 0 0% .316 11.5 11.5 0.0 3.8 2.55 5.74 0.0 0.0
2002 TEN AA 13 5 1 25 24 152.0 133 53 108 12 0% .270 7.9 3.1 0.7 6.4 1.22 2.96 0.0 0.0
2003 TOR MLB 0 0 0 3 0 5.3 6 3 2 0 60% .300 10.1 5.1 0.0 3.4 1.69 5.06 1.2 0.1
2003 SYR AAA 8 10 0 23 21 119.3 118 46 90 14 0% .282 8.9 3.5 1.1 6.8 1.37 4.22 0.0 0.0
2004 SYR AAA 4 2 3 18 0 28.7 27 11 26 5 0% .272 8.5 3.4 1.6 8.2 1.32 2.82 0.0 0.0
2004 TOR MLB 1 3 2 47 0 56.0 59 27 44 6 42% .312 9.5 4.3 1.0 7.1 1.54 4.66 8.4 0.8
2005 TOR MLB 0 1 0 62 0 72.0 68 26 39 9 44% .261 8.5 3.2 1.1 4.9 1.31 3.88 4.2 0.4
2006 SFN MLB 0 3 0 28 0 22.3 17 15 25 2 44% .273 6.9 6.0 0.8 10.1 1.43 5.24 2.0 0.2
2006 SYR AAA 3 2 1 19 0 32.0 20 14 43 4 51% .250 5.6 3.9 1.1 12.1 1.06 2.25 6.2 0.6
2006 TOR MLB 1 0 0 20 0 24.0 29 5 18 4 42% .321 10.9 1.9 1.5 6.8 1.42 5.25 3.1 0.3
2007 SFN MLB 5 4 0 57 0 53.0 53 14 41 3 33% .309 9.0 2.4 0.5 7.0 1.26 3.57 9.9 0.9
2008 FRE AAA 0 1 2 22 2 24.7 25 13 21 3 38% .310 9.1 4.7 1.1 7.7 1.54 3.64 2.6 0.3
2008 SFN MLB 0 3 0 27 0 31.7 33 8 16 6 38% .252 9.4 2.3 1.7 4.5 1.29 4.83 0.7 0.1
2009 CLE MLB 0 1 0 8 0 12.0 10 10 4 1 49% .225 7.5 7.5 0.8 3.0 1.67 3.75 -1.6 -0.2
2009 COH AAA 1 0 4 18 0 21.7 22 7 16 0 37% .324 9.1 2.9 0.0 6.6 1.34 2.07 5.8 0.6
2010 IND AAA 1 0 0 28 0 32.7 39 12 38 3 34% .383 10.7 3.3 0.8 10.5 1.56 4.95 10.3 1.0
2010 HRO npb 2 0 1 16 0 18.7 24 7 12 0 0% .353 11.6 3.4 0.0 5.8 1.66 5.78 0.0 0.0
2011 SAC AAA 3 4 4 54 0 69.7 58 26 55 5 47% .266 7.5 3.4 0.6 7.1 1.21 3.36 9.1 0.9
2012 BRR Rk 0 0 0 2 1 2.0 0 0 1 0 80% .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.5 0.00 0.00 0.8 0.1
2012 NAS AAA 3 0 1 16 0 25.7 17 9 25 2 43% .227 6.0 3.2 0.7 8.8 1.01 1.75 1.9 0.2
2012 MIL MLB 1 0 0 7 0 9.0 17 4 10 0 26% .500 17.0 4.0 0.0 10.0 2.33 10.00 3.6 0.4
2012 MAZ Wnt 0 0 0 3 0 2.3 7 2 0 1 0% .429 27.0 7.7 3.9 0.0 3.86 15.43 0.0 0.0

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2008 512 0.4785 0.4668 0.8368 0.6735 0.2772 0.8909 0.7162 0.1632
2009 230 0.4565 0.4043 0.8602 0.6476 0.2000 0.8971 0.7600 0.1398
2012 181 0.4365 0.3923 0.8592 0.5949 0.2353 0.9362 0.7083 0.1408
Career9230.46480.43660.8470.65160.24970.90130.72560.153

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2010-04-20 2010-04-28 Minors 8 0 - Low Back Strain -
2010-03-20 2010-03-28 Camp 8 0 Right Upper Arm Stiffness Biceps -
2009-07-08 2009-07-22 Minors 14 0 Right Ankle Sprain -
2008-03-21 2008-04-16 15-DL 26 15 Right Shoulder Inflammation -
2007-08-25 2007-09-30 60-DL 36 32 Right Fingers Inflammation Buerger's Disease of Middle Finger -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2008 SFN $837,500
2007 SFN $396,000
2006 TOR $348,500
2005 TOR $326,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$1,908,000
4 yrTotal$1,908,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
4 y 62 d1 year (2012)

Details
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by Milwaukee 1/25/12 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Milwaukee 4/29/12. DFA by Milwaukee 5/19/12. Sent outright to Triple-A 5/21/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Signed by Oakland 12/11/10 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2010). Signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/7/09 (minor-league contract). Released by Pittsburgh 7/22/10. Signed by Hiroshima of Japan 7/22/10.
  • 1 year (2009). Signed by Cleveland as a free agent 2/3/09 (minor-league contract). Salary of $0.8M in majors. Contract purchased by Cleveland 4/11/09. DFA by Cleveland 5/7/09, sent outright to Triple-A 5/14/09.
  • 1 year/$0.8375M (2008). Re-signed by San Francisco 2/6/08 (avoided arbitration, $0.975M-$0.725M). DFA by San Francisco 6/24/08.
  • 1 year/$0.396M (2007). Signed by San Francisco 3/07.
  • 1 year/$0.3485M (2006). Re-signed by Toronto 2/06. Acquired by San Francisco in trade from Toronto 7/06.
  • 1 year/$0.326M (2005). Re-signed by Toronto 2/05.
  • 1 year (2004). Re-signed by Toronto 2/04.
  • 1 year (2003). Contract purchased by Toronto 11/02. Re-signed by Toronto 3/03.
  • Drafted by Toronto 2000 (12-358).

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This article requires BP Premium accessArbitration Showdown: Mock Hearing: Sergio RomoBradford Doolittle2013-02-15
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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: AL Central, PlusChristina Kahrl2009-06-02
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Bleeding BullpensJay Jaffe2009-05-12
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: NL Roster RoundupChristina Kahrl2009-04-16
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: American League NRIs of NoteJoe Sheehan2009-02-15
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Camp-Opening RoundupChristina Kahrl2008-02-17
Under The Knife: One Sheets to the WinWill Carroll2007-08-30
Transaction Analysis: NL-Brand KetchupChristina Kahrl2007-05-24
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Game of the Week: San Francisco Giants @ Los Angeles Dodgers, 8/13/06Derek Jacques2006-08-15
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: July 27-28, 2006Christina Kahrl2006-07-29
Prospectus Hit List: July 25Marc Normandin2006-07-25
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: July 17-21, 2006Christina Kahrl2006-07-22
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: June 16-19, 2006Christina Kahrl2006-06-20
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This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Division Roundup, AL East, 6/13/06Kevin Goldstein2006-06-13
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 5-9Christina Kahrl2006-05-10
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 21-25Christina Kahrl2006-04-26
Prospectus Triple Play: Atlanta Braves, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Toronto Blue JaysDavid Kirsch2005-04-08
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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Vinnie Chulk threw 1,246 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2012, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2012, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (92mph) and Curve (79mph), also mixing in a Sinker (91mph) and Change (83mph). He also rarely threw a Cutter (85mph).