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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
8 15 10.7 0 1 0 9.28 0
Birth Date9-25-1984
Height6' 6"
Weight235 lbs
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2011 PIT MLB 15 0 10.7 0 1 0 20 5 7 2 .261 96 16.9 4.2 1.7 5.9 61% .429 .354 2.34 5.53 9.28 107 4.53 0.0
CareerMLB15010.701020572.2619616.94.21.75.961%.429.3542.345.539.281074.530.0

Statistics for All Levels

'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 W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2006 HIC A 4 4 17.1 1 2 0 36 2 7 1 .265 105 18.9 1.1 0.5 3.7 64% .564 .370 2.22 3.78 10.53
2006 WPT A- 11 7 43.2 1 3 0 43 4 28 1 .268 51 9.0 0.8 0.2 5.8 58% .321 .272 1.09 2.59 2.71
2007 HIC A 26 25 137.3 10 5 0 169 28 74 10 .266 111 11.1 1.8 0.7 4.9 60% .336 .269 1.43 4.05 4.39
2007 ALT AA 1 1 2.7 0 1 0 6 2 0 0 .262 81 20.0 6.7 0.0 0.0 60% .400 .492 2.96 5.49 10.00
2008 LYN A+ 28 28 146.3 9 10 0 171 25 97 8 .259 104 10.5 1.5 0.5 6.0 64% .322 .265 1.34 3.43 4.68
2008 SUR Wnt 12 0 17.0 1 1 0 25 8 14 3 .000 13.2 4.2 1.6 7.4 0% .393 .000 1.94 6.75 4.76
2009 ALT AA 27 27 143.7 7 8 0 181 33 97 7 .261 98 11.3 2.1 0.4 6.1 59% .345 .279 1.49 3.24 4.76
2010 ALT AA 4 4 25.3 2 0 0 14 3 16 0 .247 93 5.0 1.1 0.0 5.7 65% .189 .149 0.67 2.45 1.78
2010 IND AAA 24 24 131.3 5 10 0 160 37 89 10 .256 104 11.0 2.5 0.7 6.1 58% .348 .269 1.50 3.84 4.94
2011 PIT MLB 15 0 10.7 0 1 0 20 5 7 2 .261 96 16.9 4.2 1.7 5.9 61% .429 .354 2.34 5.53 9.28
2011 ALT AA 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 .223 81 9.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 67% .333 .160 1.00 1.41 0.00
2011 IND AAA 11 0 10.7 0 0 0 11 2 5 2 .251 97 9.3 1.7 1.7 4.2 61% .250 .218 1.22 5.30 5.91
2013 SYR AAA 51 0 58.0 6 7 4 59 25 44 0 .252 98 9.2 3.9 0.0 6.8 70% .319 .241 1.45 3.08 3.57
2016 ERI AA 2 0 2.0 0 0 0 4 0 2 0 .275 18.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 62% .500 .283 2.00 1.36 4.50
2016 TOL AAA 7 0 7.3 0 1 0 7 5 7 1 .248 8.6 6.1 1.2 8.6 64% .286 .267 1.64 5.07 7.36

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
2011 209 0.4880 0.4258 0.7528 0.5980 0.2617 0.8689 0.5000 0.2472
Career2090.4880.42580.75280.5980.26170.86890.50.2472

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2011-07-17 2011-09-06 Minors 51 48 - Not Disclosed - -
2011-05-04 2011-06-27 15-DL 54 47 Right Elbow Inflammation -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2011 PIT $414,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$414,000
1 yrTotal$414,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 89 d1 year/$0.414M (2011)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011). Re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/11. DFA by Pittsburgh 7/31/11. Released 8/8/11 (could not be outrighted to clear space on 40-man roster because he was on the minor-league disabled list). Re-signed by Pittsburgh 8/11/11 (minor-league contract).
  • Drafted by Pittsburgh 2006 (17-500) (Florida Atlantic).

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BP Articles

Michael Crotta is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
Painting the Black: Mid-season Heroes and Goats, Part 2R.J. Anderson2011-07-14
BP Unfiltered: Unfamiliar Names in Familiar PlacesR.J. Anderson2011-03-29
Transaction Analysis: NL Central Roster MovesChristina Kahrl2010-11-30


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, Michael Crotta threw 211 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2011, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2011, he relied primarily on his Sinker (94mph), also mixing in a Slider (86mph). He also rarely threw a Fourseam Fastball (93mph) and Change (82mph).