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Brandon Cumpton PPirates

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2016 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 27)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date11-16-1988
Height6' 2"
Weight215 lbs
Age27 years, 9 months, 9 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2012
0.72013
-0.42014
2015
0.32016
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DRA-Based 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
2013 PIT MLB 6 5 30.7 2 1 0 26 5 22 1 .261 95 7.6 1.5 0.3 6.5 55% .263 .222 1.01 2.60 2.05 93 3.02 0.7
2014 PIT MLB 16 10 70.0 3 4 0 82 18 46 2 .260 100 10.5 2.3 0.3 5.9 46% .338 .278 1.43 3.19 4.89 114 5.19 -0.4
CareerMLB2215100.755010823683.260999.72.10.36.148%.316.2621.303.014.021084.530.3

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
2010 SCO A- 4 3 10.7 0 1 0 8 5 6 0 .270 101 6.7 4.2 0.0 5.0 59% .235 .228 1.21 3.75 2.52
2011 WVA A 13 12 67.0 7 4 0 60 18 48 6 .263 103 8.1 2.4 0.8 6.4 56% .271 .255 1.16 4.47 4.30
2011 BRD A+ 13 12 66.3 3 3 0 73 12 42 6 .258 106 9.9 1.6 0.8 5.7 47% .307 .251 1.28 4.11 3.66
2012 ALT AA 27 27 152.3 12 11 0 149 46 88 9 .258 101 8.8 2.7 0.5 5.2 60% .290 .252 1.28 4.02 3.84
2012 SCO Wnt 11 0 14.0 0 0 0 11 7 6 0 .000 7.1 4.5 0.0 3.9 0% .262 .000 1.29 4.56 2.57
2013 PIT MLB 6 5 30.7 2 1 0 26 5 22 1 .261 95 7.6 1.5 0.3 6.5 55% .263 .222 1.01 2.60 2.05
2013 ALT AA 2 2 9.7 0 1 0 11 5 7 0 .261 99 10.2 4.7 0.0 6.5 50% .344 .275 1.66 4.05 7.45
2013 IND AAA 21 19 122.0 6 7 0 115 44 90 6 .250 99 8.5 3.2 0.4 6.6 62% .298 .238 1.30 3.65 3.32
2014 PIT MLB 16 10 70.0 3 4 0 82 18 46 2 .260 100 10.5 2.3 0.3 5.9 46% .338 .278 1.43 3.19 4.89
2014 IND AAA 12 11 71.3 5 4 0 69 20 37 7 .247 106 8.7 2.5 0.9 4.7 53% .278 .238 1.25 4.61 3.03

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 449 0.5345 0.4788 0.8558 0.6583 0.2727 0.8797 0.7895 0.1442
2014 1102 0.5218 0.4528 0.8437 0.5983 0.2941 0.9186 0.6774 0.1563
Career15510.52550.46030.84720.61570.28790.90730.70990.1528

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

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2015 PIT $520,500
2014 PIT $
2013 PIT $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$520,500
1 yrTotal$520,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 127 dBallengee Group1 year/$0.5205M (2015)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5205M (2015). Re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/4/15. Sent outright to Triple-A by Pittsburgh 11/6/15.
  • 1 year/$0.507M (2014). Re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/6/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Contract purchased by Pittsburgh 6/15/13.
  • Drafted by Pittsburgh 2010 (9-267) (Georgia Tech). $0.1245M signing bonus.

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BP Articles

Brandon Cumpton is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
Prospectus Feature: A Short History of Reds and Pirates Hitting One Another With BaseballsRob Mains2016-05-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Philly Games FrancoR.J. Anderson2015-05-18
This article requires BP Premium accessRumor Roundup: Tony Cingrani Won't Start, to StartChris Mosch2015-03-17
This article requires BP Premium accessPitching Backward: Every Team's Pitching Depth, RankedJeff Long2015-03-13
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: 40-Man Additions to KnowCraig Goldstein2014-11-25
Regular Season Awards: Staff VotingBaseball Prospectus2014-11-10
This article requires BP Premium accessPitching Backward: First-Pitching to the SituationJeff Long2014-10-17
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: August 20, 2014Daniel Rathman2014-08-20
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: A Pierz to be Missing R.J. Anderson2014-07-11
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Stash List: 13th EditionBret Sayre2014-07-09
Daily League Strategy: All of the BrandonsPaul Sporer2014-06-27
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Wednesday, June 18Jeff Moore2014-06-19
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Can't Retire the RoyalsNick Bacarella2014-06-18
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Can't Retire the RoyalsDaniel Rathman2014-06-18
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Can't Retire the RoyalsChris Mosch2014-06-18
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 12Wilson Karaman2014-06-13
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: A Wild One at CoorsDaniel Rathman2014-06-11
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: No Way, JoseR.J. Anderson2014-05-29
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Ranklin' FranklinR.J. Anderson2014-04-25
This article requires BP Premium accessFive to Watch: National League ProspectsBret Sayre2014-03-18
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Starting PitchersIan Lefkowitz2014-02-28
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Starting PitchersJared Weiss2014-02-28
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Starting PitchersBen Murphy2014-02-28
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Pittsburgh Pirates Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2014-02-05
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 8, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-08
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 31, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-31
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: The First-Place PiratesDaniel Rathman2013-07-31
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 4, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-04
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 3, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-03
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: June 22, 2013Clint Chisam2013-06-22
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: June 21, 2013Clint Chisam2013-06-21
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: The Outstanding OrioleDaniel Rathman2013-06-20
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: June 17, 2013Clint Chisam2013-06-17
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Profar-Free TAR.J. Anderson2013-06-17
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: June 16, 2013Clint Chisam2013-06-16
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: June 15, 2013Clint Chisam2013-06-15


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2014-06-16 13:00:00 (link to chat)Also, looking at the Pirates current rotation, how badly does Taillon getting hurt suck for them? If he was up and pitching well, the Pirates are a playoff team.
(Dave from Boston)
It's not quite that simple, but yes, it does hurt. There's no doubt that they'd rather have Taillon pitching than Jeff Locke, Brandon Cumpton or Vance Worley. That said, it's been their lack of offense (before Polanco arrived) and their previously sharp bullpen that have hurt them this year. You can't make definitive statements like that about a prospect and a team making the playoffs. They're just not factual. (Jeff Moore)
2013-11-14 13:00:00 (link to chat)Thoughts on Brandon Cumpton and what kind of 2014 he'll have?
(Steve from Pittsburgh)
I wouldn't expect an extended run of the same type of performance you saw in Pittsburgh, as I think most would admit that was a little beyond his long-term capability. I like Cumpton, but more in the realm of a #4 starter than anything else. (Mark Anderson)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, Brandon Cumpton threw 1,597 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2012 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2014, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (94mph), also mixing in a Slider (85mph) and Change (86mph).