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2014 Rest-of-Season Projections (seasonal age 27)
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Birth Date9-26-1986
Height6' 3"
Weight210 lbs
Age27 years, 10 months, 5 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2010
2011
1.42012
1.52013
2.02014
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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
2012 OAK 25 44 0 47.3 0.0 47.3 2 1 1 1 0 0 191 40 18 16 3 60 11 10 0 60 3.04 2.03 1.96 13.5 1.4
2013 OAK 26 70 0 69.0 0.0 69.0 5 5 2 6 0 0 266 53 24 24 4 78 13 12 2 60 3.13 2.74 2.52 14.2 1.5
2014 OAK 27 47 0 48.7 0.0 48.7 1 3 16 3 0 0 178 27 14 14 4 44 4 4 0 69 2.59 1.64 2.46 12.5 1.3
Career1610165.00.0165.089191000635120565411182282621892.952.212.3440.24.3

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2011 ATH Rk 1 0 1.0 5.19 113 .124 .325 .414 .536 .325 .000 105 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0
2012 OAK MLB 44 0 47.3 1.96 154 .227 .258 .320 .411 .264 .316 96 13.5 1.4 13.5 1.4
2012 STO A+ 6 0 10.3 -0.04 201 .159 .263 .330 .410 .273 .357 92 6.9 0.7 6.9 0.7
2012 MID AA 8 0 11.0 3.19 130 .135 .255 .333 .393 .270 .118 101 2.2 0.2 2.2 0.2
2012 SAC AAA 2 0 3.7 0.33 192 .099 .283 .351 .451 .283 .250 83 2.1 0.2 2.1 0.2
2013 OAK MLB 70 0 69.0 2.52 137 .214 .258 .322 .409 .270 .262 93 14.2 1.5 14.2 1.5
2014 OAK MLB 47 0 48.7 2.46 142 .162 .243 .305 .378 .252 .228 101 12.7 1.4 12.5 1.3

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
2011 ATH Rk 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 0 1 2 0 100% .000 0.0 9.0 0.0 18.0 1.00 9.00 0.1 0.0
2012 SAC AAA 0 0 0 2 0 3.7 1 1 8 0 25% .250 2.5 2.5 0.0 19.6 0.55 0.00 2.1 0.2
2012 MID AA 0 0 1 8 0 11.0 2 4 19 0 47% .118 1.6 3.3 0.0 15.5 0.55 0.82 2.2 0.2
2012 STO A+ 0 0 0 6 0 10.3 5 2 21 0 50% .357 4.4 1.7 0.0 18.3 0.68 0.87 6.9 0.7
2012 OAK MLB 2 1 1 44 0 47.3 40 11 60 3 37% .316 7.6 2.1 0.6 11.4 1.08 3.04 13.5 1.4
2013 OAK MLB 5 5 2 70 0 69.0 53 13 60 4 35% .262 6.9 1.7 0.5 7.8 0.96 3.13 14.2 1.5
2014 OAK MLB 1 3 16 47 0 48.7 27 4 69 4 22% .228 5.0 0.7 0.7 12.8 0.64 2.59 12.5 1.3

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
2012 783 0.5747 0.5396 0.7654 0.6800 0.3483 0.8170 0.6293 0.2346
2013 1016 0.5758 0.5531 0.7865 0.6906 0.3666 0.8218 0.6962 0.2117
2014 689 0.5849 0.5631 0.7294 0.6650 0.4196 0.7873 0.6000 0.2706
Career24880.5780.55160.7640.68020.37550.81070.64850.2352

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-02-12 2014-02-17 Camp 5 0 - Lower Leg Strain Calf - -
2012-09-05 2012-09-07 DTD 2 1 Left Lower Leg Contusion Shin From Batted Ball - -
2011-04-05 2011-08-29 Minors 146 0 Right Wrist Strain ECU Tendon - -
2010-04-06 2010-09-13 Minors 160 0 Left Knee Surgery Patellar Tendon - Surgical Date Is Estimated 2010-07-15
2009-10-10 2009-10-10 Minors 0 0 Left Knee Surgery Partial Tear of Patellar Tendon Surgical Date Is Estimated 2009-10-10 -
2009-05-10 2009-09-19 Minors 132 0 Left Knee Strain Partial Tear of Patellar Tendon -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 OAK $500,000
2018 OAK $4,380,000
2017 OAK $2,630,000
2016 OAK $1,580,000
2015 OAK $780,000
2014 OAK $630,000
2013 OAK $492,500
2012 OAK $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$492,500
2011Current$630,000
2 yrPvs + Cur$1,122,500
5 yrFuture$9,870,000
7 yrTotal$10,992,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 122 dJason Cook5 years/$10.5M (2014-18), 2019-20 option

Details
  • 5 years/$10.5M (2014-18), plus 2019-20 club options. Signed extension with Oakland 4/21/14. Replaced 1 year/$0.505M deal signed 3/14. 14:$0.6M, 15:$0.75M, 16:$1.55M, 17:$2.6M, 18:$4.35M, 19:$6M club option ($0.5M buyout), 20:$6.5M club option ($0.5M buyout). Performance bonuses based on 2015-17 games finished. Salaries increase if Doolittle is arbitration-eligible after 2014 season: 15:$1.4M, 16:$2.45M 17:$3.65M, 18:$5M. 2020 becomes mutual option with 100 games finished in 2018-19.
  • 1 year/$0.4925M (2013). Re-signed by Oakland 3/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Re-signed by Oakland 2/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Contract purchased by Oakland 11/19/10. Re-signed by Oakland 3/11.
  • Drafted by Oakland 2007 1s-41 (Virginia). Signed 6/19/07, $0.7425M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .215 .256 .335 .213
11 vs R (Multi) .219 .264 .314 .212
18 Split (Multi) -.004 -.008 .020 .001
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.026 -.032 -.063 -.030
30 vs L (2013) .188 .233 .282 .185
31 vs R (2013) .227 .272 .331 .219
38 Split (2013) -.039 -.038 -.049 -.034
39 LgAvg (2013) -.025 -.031 -.062 -.029

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2014-05-21 13:00:00 (link to chat)Sean Doolittle, over/under top-10 closer rest of the season?
(TheTinDoor from DC)
Man, I wish I could trust that they will just leave him there and I'd probably say yes on top 10. But since I can't trust that, I'll say no, but definitely good while holding the role (Paul Sporer)
2013-08-08 17:30:00 (link to chat)I need to include some bench players in an AL only trade this week. Which 3 will I LEAST regret dealing of these guys: Doolittle, RHernandez, Ogando, TBauer, Rubby, Bedard, PHughes. Thanks!
(Bruce from Atlanta)
Hi Bruce.

Hmmm. I could go in a number of different directions, but I'll pick Sean Doolittle, Roberto Hernandez, and Phil Hughes. Doolittle is solid, but even in AL-only middle relievers are fairly fungible and there are no guarantees that Doolittle is a closer at any point in the future. Roberto Hernandez is a pretty pedestrian fifth SP for me. Hughes is a free agent after this year and could wind up with an NL club, but does it even matter? I don't get the love for Hughes. He has never put up a decent season as a starting pitcher, and people keep hanging onto this idea that he will. I think Hughes could be a solid reliever like he was way back in 2009, but why gamble on such a pedestrian starter? (Mike Gianella)
2013-06-20 13:00:00 (link to chat)What are your top LOOGYs that I should target to snipe me some holds?
(GC from 90210)
Cingrani still available? Alex Torres, Brett Cecil, Justin Wilson, Charlie Furbush (Ollie Perez temporarily closing gives him more opps), Sean Doolittle, Robbie Ross, and Tim Collins (Paul Sporer)
2013-06-11 14:00:00 (link to chat)So Sean Doolittle has been nearly unhittable in his first season-plus in the majors as a reliever. But in his last five appearances, he's given up 10 runs. Is he hurt/tired? Has the league figured him out? Or should A's fans just not worry because of small sample size?
(Dave from Chicago)
I haven't seen anything to suggest that fatigue or an injury is at play. Instead, I think this may be a product of the league slowly figuring out Doolittle's "grip it and rip it" approach. He should recover and be a solid reliever regardless, but improving his secondary-pitch command so that he can keep hitters on their heels instead of simply blowing them away could be critical to his ability to reemerge as an elite setup man. (Daniel Rathman)
2012-05-21 14:00:00 (link to chat)Sean Doolittle is dominating Double A as a reliever, does he look like the closer of the future for the A's?
(Bill from Minneapolis)
Let's not go there yet. He's looking like a big league reliever. 92-95 with a good breaking ball. (Kevin Goldstein)
2012-02-13 13:00:00 (link to chat)The A's are apparently converting Sean Doolittle to pitching - any guess on how that works out?
(Scot from somewhere)
Obviously, it's a long shot, but it's worth trying. (Kevin Goldstein)
2009-07-15 14:00:00 (link to chat)Is Sean Doolittle the A's starting rightfielder next year?
(Dave from Chicago)
I hope not, for the sake of A's fans. (Kevin Goldstein)
2009-02-17 13:00:00 (link to chat)Did UVA miss their window a few years ago to make the big leap into the elite college programs (i.e. consistent top 20 team)? This will probably be a down year since they're so young, but I'm wondering if the team will ever have enough offense to go with the strong pitching staffs.
(Ryan from Charlottesville, VA)
I considered Virginia for the bottom of this list, but in the end, I just really couldn't justify it. You're right, I do think Virginia didn't take that step forward; they should have reached Omaha at some point with Sean Doolittle or David Adams. There's some decent players on that offense, but in Jeremy Farrell, the team lost 11 of their 25 home runs from last season. Power is so hard to come by at Davenport, but at this point, that's really only an excuse for a non-park related issue. Enjoy Andrew Carraway though ... he's fun to watch. (Bryan Smith)
2008-09-03 14:00:00 (link to chat)Sean Doolittle, A's, He really improved his power numbers. What do you see in the future. Move to OF to make room for Chris Carter and/or Matt Spencer?
(jake1m from Jenny Lind, Ca)
Four home runs in 201 Double-A at-bats. I'm still not totally sold here on him. (Kevin Goldstein)
2008-08-20 13:00:00 (link to chat)What do you make of Sean Doolittle's struggles in Double-A? Temporary setback or indication that his numbers were inflated by the hitter-friendly Cal League?
(Dave from Chicago)
Little bit of both. (Kevin Goldstein)
2008-08-20 13:00:00 (link to chat)Too many boring baseball questions for you today Kevin. So I'll ask: Have you beaten Persona 3:FES yet, and what is your favorite non-Disgaea NIS game? Oh, and who do you like more at this point, Jemile Weeks or Sean Doolittle?
(Mike F from Gainesville)
Have NOT beat FES yet -- maybe 1/2 through. I thought Persona 3 was outstanding. As far as NIS games, I'm the guy dumn enough to like Phantom Brave. Favorite RPG of alltime -- Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne. Best NON-RPG games: Fatal Frame II; Katamari Damacy, Portal. (Kevin Goldstein)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Sean Doolittle has thrown 2,575 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2012 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (95mph), also mixing in a Slider (83mph). He also rarely throws a Change (85mph).