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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 30)
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Birth Date7-11-1983
Height6' 0"
Weight200 lbs
Age31 years, 5 months, 14 days
BatsR
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2010
2011
2012
-0.02013
0.02014
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
2013 BAL 29 1 0 1.7 0.0 1.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 3 3 3 0 4 2 2 0 1 16.20 5.48 4.26 -0.0 -0.0
Career101.70.01.70000001033304220116.205.484.26-0.0-0.0

Advanced

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2006 ABE A- 3 2 11.0 4.68 97 .340 .252 .328 .340 .257 .435 109 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0
2006 BLU Rk 13 13 64.1 4.06 111 .235 .271 .358 .385 .279 .340 89 16.2 1.6 16.2 1.6
2007 DEL A 10 9 58.0 4.89 97 .245 .267 .343 .406 .263 .293 100 4.6 0.5 4.6 0.5
2007 ABE A- 5 4 26.3 5.19 79 .220 .243 .319 .340 .255 .231 93 -0.1 -0.0 -0.1 -0.0
2007 FRD A+ 3 1 7.3 8.00 32 .411 .265 .339 .396 .257 .400 100 -3.0 -0.3 -3.0 -0.3
2008 DEL A 6 1 15.3 6.50 39 .310 .257 .335 .400 .269 .241 89 -1.5 -0.2 -1.5 -0.2
2008 FRD A+ 12 4 27.7 6.79 70 .220 .261 .340 .416 .270 .211 111 -0.4 -0.0 -0.4 -0.0
2008 BOW AA 10 10 60.0 5.85 81 .230 .264 .337 .395 .253 .255 105 -0.7 -0.1 -0.7 -0.1
2008 NOR AAA 4 4 18.3 4.04 100 .279 .264 .332 .410 .263 .355 85 1.3 0.1 1.3 0.1
2009 FRD A+ 4 0 8.0 5.30 84 .221 .240 .312 .356 .246 .150 103 -0.0 -0.0 -0.0 -0.0
2009 BOW AA 13 0 26.7 4.41 91 .277 .254 .335 .366 .263 .359 93 0.9 0.1 0.9 0.1
2009 NOR AAA 2 0 4.7 4.14 113 .227 .250 .330 .399 .254 .333 111 0.6 0.1 0.6 0.1
2009 ORI Rk 4 4 9.0 3.13 128 .114 .232 .296 .336 .254 .227 92 1.9 0.2 1.9 0.2
2010 DEL A 1 0 2.0 4.21 87 .102 .262 .338 .388 .280 .167 84 -0.0 -0.0 -0.0 -0.0
2010 FRD A+ 9 9 48.0 5.32 87 .281 .265 .339 .398 .258 .364 104 0.8 0.1 0.8 0.1
2010 BOW AA 14 2 37.0 4.90 99 .243 .258 .331 .413 .260 .295 107 3.3 0.3 3.3 0.3
2010 NOR AAA 6 4 28.3 5.30 85 .277 .272 .342 .434 .263 .305 98 -1.4 -0.1 -1.4 -0.1
2011 BOW AA 24 23 138.7 5.74 53 .288 .257 .323 .387 .270 .335 82 -18.0 -1.8 -18.0 -1.8
2012 BOW AA 20 19 121.3 5.44 78 .243 .259 .323 .382 .258 .272 100 -4.5 -0.5 -4.5 -0.5
2012 NOR AAA 8 7 46.3 4.46 100 .215 .269 .336 .418 .260 .272 96 2.8 0.3 2.8 0.3
2013 BAL MLB 1 0 1.7 4.26 90 .440 .231 .306 .375 .259 .429 90 -0.0 -0.0 -0.0 -0.0
2013 FRD A+ 10 10 44.3 9.38 18 .321 .255 .331 .371 .252 .312 108 -10.7 -1.1 -10.7 -1.1
2013 BOW AA 6 5 24.0 6.44 52 .343 .251 .327 .370 .266 .375 99 -3.0 -0.3 -3.0 -0.3
2013 NOR AAA 5 5 25.7 4.37 105 .270 .261 .338 .384 .255 .341 101 3.0 0.3 3.0 0.3
2013 ORI Rk 4 4 17.3 6.03 69 .329 .237 .315 .351 .250 .317 93 -2.1 -0.2 -2.1 -0.2

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
2006 ABE A- 1 1 0 3 2 11.0 20 3 5 0 63% .435 16.4 2.5 0.0 4.1 2.09 7.36 0.1 0.0
2006 BLU Rk 5 4 0 13 13 64.1 56 19 58 1 63% .340 7.9 2.7 0.1 8.1 1.17 2.11 16.2 1.6
2007 ABE A- 3 1 0 5 4 26.3 19 7 20 1 68% .231 6.5 2.4 0.3 6.8 0.99 1.03 -0.1 -0.0
2007 FRD A+ 0 1 0 3 1 7.3 14 3 1 2 69% .400 17.3 3.7 2.5 1.2 2.33 11.10 -3.0 -0.3
2007 DEL A 2 3 0 10 9 58.0 57 9 37 2 67% .293 8.8 1.4 0.3 5.7 1.14 3.10 4.6 0.5
2008 BOW AA 4 2 0 10 10 60.0 57 13 25 6 66% .255 8.6 1.9 0.9 3.8 1.17 3.60 -0.7 -0.1
2008 DEL A 1 2 1 6 1 15.3 15 4 8 2 64% .241 8.8 2.4 1.2 4.7 1.24 4.12 -1.5 -0.2
2008 NOR AAA 1 2 0 4 4 18.3 23 6 11 1 60% .355 11.3 3.0 0.5 5.4 1.58 5.41 1.3 0.1
2008 FRD A+ 2 2 1 12 4 27.7 23 5 11 4 67% .211 7.5 1.6 1.3 3.6 1.01 3.25 -0.4 -0.0
2009 NOR AAA 0 0 0 2 0 4.7 5 3 3 0 67% .333 9.6 5.7 0.0 5.7 1.70 3.83 0.6 0.1
2009 FRD A+ 0 0 0 4 0 8.0 4 2 7 1 67% .150 4.5 2.2 1.1 7.9 0.75 1.12 -0.0 -0.0
2009 BOW AA 2 1 0 13 0 26.7 34 8 16 1 58% .359 11.5 2.7 0.3 5.4 1.57 5.06 0.9 0.1
2009 ORI Rk 0 0 0 4 4 9.0 5 0 9 0 77% .227 5.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 0.56 0.00 1.9 0.2
2010 FRD A+ 2 3 0 9 9 48.0 58 12 38 4 60% .364 10.9 2.2 0.8 7.1 1.46 5.25 0.8 0.1
2010 NOR AAA 0 5 0 6 4 28.3 32 10 16 3 52% .305 10.2 3.2 1.0 5.1 1.48 4.13 -1.4 -0.1
2010 DEL A 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 1 0 1 0 67% .167 4.5 0.0 0.0 4.5 0.50 0.00 -0.0 -0.0
2010 BOW AA 1 1 1 14 2 37.0 38 6 19 2 44% .295 9.2 1.5 0.5 4.6 1.19 3.41 3.3 0.3
2011 BOW AA 10 9 0 24 23 138.7 161 42 81 11 58% .335 10.4 2.7 0.7 5.3 1.46 5.00 -18.0 -1.8
2012 NOR AAA 5 2 0 8 7 46.3 38 16 32 1 57% .272 7.4 3.1 0.2 6.2 1.17 1.75 2.8 0.3
2012 BOW AA 10 5 0 20 19 121.3 112 38 66 8 60% .272 8.3 2.8 0.6 4.9 1.24 3.19 -4.5 -0.5
2013 BOW AA 1 4 0 6 5 24.0 32 20 17 2 57% .375 12.0 7.5 0.8 6.4 2.17 8.62 -3.0 -0.3
2013 NOR AAA 1 2 0 5 5 25.7 30 7 20 1 62% .341 10.5 2.5 0.4 7.0 1.44 4.56 3.0 0.3
2013 ORI Rk 0 2 0 4 4 17.3 21 6 8 1 42% .317 10.9 3.1 0.5 4.2 1.56 6.75 -2.1 -0.2
2013 FRD A+ 1 7 0 10 10 44.3 51 42 20 3 50% .312 10.4 8.5 0.6 4.1 2.10 9.74 -10.7 -1.1
2013 BAL MLB 0 0 0 1 0 1.7 3 2 1 0 43% .429 16.2 10.8 0.0 5.4 3.00 16.20 -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
2013 36 0.5278 0.2778 0.9000 0.4737 0.0588 0.8889 1.0000 0.1000
Career360.52780.27780.90.47370.05880.888910.1

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2011-07-12 2011-07-30 Minors 18 17 - Not Disclosed - -
2009-03-20 2009-07-08 Minors 110 0 Shoulder Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 7 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by Baltimore as a free agent 1/9/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013). Contract purchased by Baltimore 10/31/12. Re-signed by Baltimore 3/8/13. DFA by Baltimore 5/4/13. Sent outright to Double-A 5/6/13.
  • Signed by Baltimore as an amateur free agent 5/06 (Maryland-Baltimore County).

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Zach Clark is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: May 7, 2013Clint Chisam2013-05-07
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Halladay Sees a DocR.J. Anderson2013-05-07
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: May 5, 2013Clint Chisam2013-05-05
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: May 1, 2013Clint Chisam2013-05-01
In A Pickle: Becoming an Empowered and Informed Member of SocietyJason Wojciechowski2013-03-21


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Zach Clark threw 36 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2013, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2013, he relied primarily on his Sinker (89mph) and Fourseam Fastball (89mph), also mixing in a Slider (82mph) and Splitter (79mph). He also rarely threw a Curve (71mph).