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2016 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 30)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date10-23-1985
Height6' 0"
Weight210 lbs
Age30 years, 8 months, 2 days
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DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2010 ARI MLB 37 0 37.0 42 12 33 5 .267 95 10.2 2.9 1.2 8.0 53% .325 .299 1.46 4.13 5.35 100 4.29 0.3
2011 ARI MLB 34 0 25.7 31 13 15 4 .259 99 10.9 4.6 1.4 5.3 59% .329 .299 1.71 5.60 4.21 122 6.17 -0.4
2012 ARI MLB 1 0 1.0 2 1 0 0 .261 105 18.0 9.0 0.0 0.0 60% .400 .344 3.00 6.14 9.00 107 4.86 -0.0
CareerMLB72063.77526489.2649610.63.71.36.856%.328.3001.594.764.951095.06-0.2

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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2007 KNC A 9 0 9.3 3 4 10 0 .263 94 2.9 3.9 0.0 9.7 75% .150 .155 0.75 2.45 0.97
2007 STO A+ 11 0 14.0 16 15 13 2 .270 100 10.3 9.6 1.3 8.4 55% .350 .328 2.21 7.43 7.07
2008 STO A+ 54 0 67.0 61 32 90 5 .266 99 8.2 4.3 0.7 12.1 59% .316 .258 1.39 3.62 3.36
2008 nsh Wnt 5 0 5.7 11 4 5 0 .000 17.4 6.3 0.0 7.9 0% .478 .000 2.63 4.08 11.05
2009 MID AA 27 0 29.3 23 9 26 1 .252 128 7.1 2.8 0.3 8.0 57% .259 .204 1.09 2.85 0.61
2009 SAC AAA 28 0 32.3 27 21 33 1 .279 92 7.5 5.9 0.3 9.2 49% .299 .262 1.49 3.86 3.62
2009 PDD Wnt 11 0 11.0 16 4 10 0 .000 13.1 3.3 0.0 8.2 0% .390 .000 1.82 3.51 5.73
2010 ARI MLB 37 0 37.0 42 12 33 5 .267 95 10.2 2.9 1.2 8.0 53% .325 .299 1.46 4.13 5.35
2010 SAC AAA 22 0 28.7 22 9 28 1 .272 90 6.9 2.8 0.3 8.8 50% .273 .219 1.08 3.13 1.25
2011 ARI MLB 34 0 25.7 31 13 15 4 .259 99 10.9 4.6 1.4 5.3 59% .329 .299 1.71 5.60 4.21
2011 RNO AAA 11 0 10.7 11 5 9 1 .271 115 9.3 4.2 0.8 7.6 62% .303 .248 1.50 5.00 5.06
2012 ARI MLB 1 0 1.0 2 1 0 0 .261 105 18.0 9.0 0.0 0.0 60% .400 .344 3.00 6.14 9.00
2012 RNO AAA 56 0 66.3 60 22 75 11 .270 113 8.1 3.0 1.5 10.2 59% .290 .235 1.24 4.60 4.07
2013 SWB AAA 35 0 52.3 38 23 65 3 .251 97 6.5 4.0 0.5 11.2 47% .287 .214 1.17 2.96 1.72
2014 ABQ AAA 21 6 46.3 55 18 43 9 .277 102 10.7 3.5 1.7 8.4 45% .338 .274 1.58 5.66 6.41

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
2010 626 0.4457 0.4489 0.7509 0.5771 0.3458 0.8696 0.5917 0.2491
2011 434 0.4309 0.4309 0.7861 0.5936 0.3077 0.9189 0.5921 0.2139
2012 9 0.4444 0.7778 0.7143 0.7500 0.8000 1.0000 0.5000 0.2857
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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
2014-06-16 - Minors - - - Not Disclosed -
2011-05-22 2011-07-01 15-DL 40 37 Right Shoulder Inflammation Tendonitis -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 LAN $
2013 NYA $
2011 ARI $417,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$417,000
2 yrTotal$417,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 91 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 12/13/13 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by Houston 3/13. Claimed by NY Yankees off waivers from Houston 3/27/13. Sent outright to Triple-A 3/29/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Re-signed by Arizona 3/3/12. Claimed by Houston off waivers from Arizona 11/1/12.
  • 1 year/$0.417M (2011).
  • 1 year (2010). Acquired by Arizona in trade from Oakland 6/15/10 (Conor Jackson deal). Contract purchased by Arizona 6/16/10.
  • Drafted by Arizona 2007 (3-120) (TCU). $0.2385M signing bonus.

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BP Articles

Sam Demel is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessPainting the Black: The Last Shall Be FirstR.J. Anderson2015-02-19
This article requires BP Premium accessPebble Hunting: What It Means To Have The Best Farm System In Baseball, Part ThreeSam Miller2015-01-26
This article requires BP Premium accessPebble Hunting: Arizona's Pitching ProblemsSam Miller2014-08-15
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of February 28Jason Martinez2013-03-01
This article requires BP Premium accessSkewed Left: How to Analyze the Astros' SpendingZachary Levine2012-12-20
Transaction Analysis: Once and Future ProspectsBen Lindbergh2011-07-05
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Perspective: Are the D'Backs for Real?Mike Petriello2011-06-16
This article requires BP Premium accessCollateral Damage: He's Not a Machine, He's a Man!Ben Lindbergh2011-05-25
This article requires BP Premium accessCollateral Damage: He's Not a Machine, He's a Man!Corey Dawkins2011-05-25
This article requires BP Premium accessOverthinking It: Raising ArizonaBen Lindbergh2011-04-28
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTeam Injury Projection: Arizona DiamondbacksCorey Dawkins2011-03-25
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTeam Injury Projection: Arizona DiamondbacksMarc Normandin2011-03-25
BP Unfiltered: Depth Charts HotlineSky Kalkman2011-03-14
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Beat: Hot Spots: Relief PitchersMike Petriello2010-12-09
Relief Corpse: Salvaging the Diamondbacks' BullpenChase Gharrity2010-09-14
Relief Corpse: Salvaging the Diamondbacks' BullpenRodger A. Payne2010-09-14
Relief Corpse: Salvaging the Diamondbacks' BullpenRodger A. Payne2010-09-14


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, Sam Demel threw 1,244 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2009 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2014, he relied primarily on his Cutter (88mph) and Sinker (91mph), also mixing in a Change (84mph) and Slider (84mph).