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Darin Downs PAstros

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2014 Rest-of-Season Projections (seasonal age 29)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date12-26-1984
Height6' 3"
Weight210 lbs
Age29 years, 7 months, 0 days
BatsR
ThrowsL
2010
2011
0.42012
0.32013
0.32014
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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 DET 27 18 0 20.7 0.0 20.7 2 1 0 1 0 0 86 18 8 8 1 25 9 7 1 20 3.48 3.19 3.34 4.2 0.4
2013 DET 28 29 0 35.3 0.0 35.3 0 2 0 0 0 0 151 36 20 19 4 60 11 9 2 37 4.84 3.56 4.24 3.2 0.3
2014 HOU 29 33 0 25.0 0.0 25.0 2 1 0 2 0 0 108 25 15 14 0 35 11 10 2 18 5.04 3.29 3.64 2.9 0.3
Career80081.00.081.0440300345794341512031265754.563.383.8310.31.1

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
2004 BOI A- 14 13 60.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .311 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 PEO A 2 2 6.3 8.02 25 .394 .266 .345 .369 .269 .407 97 -1.1 -0.1 -1.1 -0.1
2005 BOI A- 14 13 61.7 5.05 90 .252 .252 .332 .373 .260 .302 98 5.6 0.6 5.6 0.6
2006 BOI A- 9 2 24.2 3.76 103 .209 .241 .325 .351 .265 .293 77 5.7 0.6 5.7 0.6
2006 CUB Rk 2 1 3.0 10.25 -5 .337 .275 .353 .374 .274 .364 100 -0.1 -0.0 -0.1 -0.0
2007 DAY A+ 34 2 61.3 4.96 92 .267 .260 .332 .379 .256 .300 100 2.6 0.3 2.6 0.3
2008 DAY A+ 17 0 28.0 4.06 110 .257 .249 .327 .360 .251 .330 106 3.7 0.4 3.7 0.4
2008 VRO A+ 10 1 21.0 3.20 133 .259 .263 .337 .382 .258 .371 108 4.1 0.4 4.1 0.4
2008 TEN AA 22 0 23.3 5.20 101 .279 .262 .342 .401 .253 .378 113 2.4 0.2 3.0 0.3
2009 PCH A+ 20 19 121.7 4.15 105 .242 .254 .329 .368 .256 .307 99 10.0 1.0 10.0 1.0
2009 MNT AA 2 2 11.3 3.58 110 .306 .267 .331 .388 .268 .343 90 1.2 0.1 1.2 0.1
2010 MNT AA 18 3 48.0 2.94 135 .229 .264 .341 .391 .267 .319 100 14.3 1.5 14.3 1.5
2010 DUR AAA 23 1 40.3 4.38 105 .272 .268 .336 .412 .257 .370 101 3.8 0.4 3.8 0.4
2011 JAX AA 22 13 76.3 5.11 97 .266 .264 .333 .393 .255 .319 103 8.5 0.9 8.5 0.9
2011 NWO AAA 10 5 35.7 2.45 152 .211 .281 .353 .432 .264 .333 96 14.5 1.4 14.2 1.4
2011 ARA Wnt 9 9 40.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .336 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 DET MLB 18 0 20.7 3.34 130 .229 .252 .319 .398 .259 .309 107 4.2 0.4 4.2 0.4
2012 TOL AAA 25 0 29.3 2.59 140 .203 .256 .326 .390 .251 .325 98 8.1 0.8 8.1 0.8
2013 DET MLB 29 0 35.3 4.24 103 .274 .251 .315 .399 .262 .330 102 3.2 0.3 3.2 0.3
2013 WMI A 1 0 1.0 1.81 159 -.003 .273 .318 .419 .267 .000 96 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0
2013 TOL AAA 12 0 15.7 4.42 92 .192 .254 .326 .371 .251 .205 94 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0
2014 HOU MLB 33 0 25.0 3.64 115 .262 .257 .322 .396 .262 .325 102 2.9 0.3 2.9 0.3
2014 OKL AAA 9 0 13.0 3.14 138 .282 .269 .330 .412 .264 .425 98 4.1 0.4 4.1 0.4

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
2004 BOI A- 5 3 0 14 13 60.0 55 35 61 5 0% .311 8.2 5.2 0.8 9.2 1.50 4.95 0.0 0.0
2005 BOI A- 5 4 0 14 13 61.7 61 22 63 5 48% .302 8.9 3.2 0.7 9.2 1.35 3.50 5.6 0.6
2005 PEO A 0 2 0 2 2 6.3 12 4 3 1 43% .407 17.1 5.7 1.4 4.3 2.54 18.57 -1.1 -0.1
2006 BOI A- 4 2 0 9 2 24.2 25 7 24 0 47% .293 9.3 2.6 0.0 8.9 1.32 4.83 5.7 0.6
2006 CUB Rk 1 1 0 2 1 3.0 5 1 2 1 58% .364 15.0 3.0 3.0 6.0 2.00 12.00 -0.1 -0.0
2007 DAY A+ 3 7 2 34 2 61.3 61 17 65 10 44% .300 9.0 2.5 1.5 9.5 1.27 4.11 2.6 0.3
2008 TEN AA 0 2 0 22 0 23.3 32 16 17 1 51% .378 12.4 6.2 0.4 6.6 2.06 6.57 3.0 0.3
2008 VRO A+ 0 3 0 10 1 21.0 24 9 24 1 44% .371 10.3 3.9 0.4 10.3 1.57 6.00 4.1 0.4
2008 DAY A+ 2 0 0 17 0 28.0 29 13 25 0 52% .330 9.3 4.2 0.0 8.0 1.50 2.89 3.7 0.4
2009 PCH A+ 12 4 0 20 19 121.7 117 23 111 11 57% .307 8.7 1.7 0.8 8.2 1.15 2.00 10.0 1.0
2009 MNT AA 0 2 0 2 2 11.3 13 4 9 1 39% .343 10.4 3.2 0.8 7.2 1.50 4.78 1.2 0.1
2010 DUR AAA 6 2 0 23 1 40.3 44 17 45 4 45% .370 9.8 3.8 0.9 10.0 1.51 4.47 3.8 0.4
2010 MNT AA 6 2 0 18 3 48.0 40 15 57 2 47% .319 7.5 2.8 0.4 10.7 1.15 1.69 14.3 1.5
2011 NWO AAA 3 2 0 10 5 35.7 34 8 39 1 37% .333 8.6 2.0 0.3 9.8 1.18 4.29 14.2 1.4
2011 ARA Wnt 2 3 0 9 9 40.3 46 12 25 0 0% .336 10.3 2.7 0.0 5.6 1.44 3.35 0.0 0.0
2011 JAX AA 2 5 0 22 13 76.3 87 23 48 7 52% .319 10.3 2.7 0.8 5.7 1.44 4.83 8.5 0.9
2012 DET MLB 2 1 0 18 0 20.7 18 9 20 1 45% .309 7.8 3.9 0.4 8.7 1.31 3.48 4.2 0.4
2012 TOL AAA 0 2 0 25 0 29.3 25 8 33 0 53% .325 7.7 2.5 0.0 10.1 1.12 2.15 8.1 0.8
2013 TOL AAA 0 1 0 12 0 15.7 9 6 12 0 43% .205 5.2 3.4 0.0 6.9 0.96 2.30 0.2 0.0
2013 WMI A 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 0 0 1 0 50% .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 0.00 0.00 0.3 0.0
2013 DET MLB 0 2 0 29 0 35.3 36 11 37 4 49% .330 9.2 2.8 1.0 9.4 1.33 4.84 3.2 0.3
2014 HOU MLB 2 1 0 33 0 25.0 25 11 18 0 49% .325 9.0 4.0 0.0 6.5 1.44 5.04 2.9 0.3
2014 OKL AAA 1 2 0 9 0 13.0 17 4 15 0 32% .425 11.8 2.8 0.0 10.4 1.62 5.54 4.1 0.4

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 344 0.4360 0.4477 0.7403 0.6533 0.2887 0.8469 0.5536 0.2597
2013 567 0.4162 0.4709 0.7154 0.6525 0.3414 0.8896 0.4779 0.2809
2014 374 0.4492 0.4813 0.7111 0.6845 0.3155 0.8000 0.5538 0.2889
Career12850.43110.46770.72080.6620.31980.85210.52030.2776

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2013-07-07 2013-08-04 15-DL 28 22 Left Shoulder Tendonitis Rotator Cuff - -
2012-04-04 2012-04-13 Minors 9 7 Left Thumb Blister - -
2009-08-18 2009-09-08 Minors 21 0 Head Fracture From Batted Ball and Concussion -
2006-07-14 2006-07-25 Minors 11 0 Right Abdomen Strain Oblique - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 HOU $
2013 DET $494,000
2012 DET $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$494,000
1 yrTotal$494,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 68 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by Houston 3/6/14.
  • 1 year/$0.494M (2013). Re-signed by Detroit 2/18/13. Claimed by Houston off waivers from Detroit 11/1/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by Detroit as a free agent 11/14/11 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Detroit 7/3/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Signed by Florida as a free agent 11/8/10 (minor-league contract).
  • Acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/24/08.
  • Drafted by Chicago Cubs 2003 (5-133) (Santaluces HS, Lantana, Fla.). $0.225M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .209 .259 .319 .210
11 vs R (Multi) .303 .382 .503 .299
18 Split (Multi) -.094 -.123 -.184 -.089
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.026 -.032 -.063 -.030
30 vs L (2013) .219 .265 .359 .227
31 vs R (2013) .306 .378 .514 .299
38 Split (2013) -.087 -.113 -.155 -.072
39 LgAvg (2013) -.025 -.031 -.062 -.029

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BP Articles

Darin Downs is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
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 Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Crain So Good Coulda Swore You Went to CollegeMike Gianella2014-01-02
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Crain So Good Coulda Swore You Went to CollegeR.J. Anderson2014-01-02
The Week in Quotes: December 26-January 1Morris Greenberg2014-01-02
The Week in Quotes: December 26-January 1Nick Wheatley-Schaller2014-01-02
The Week in Quotes: December 26-January 1Nick Bacarella2014-01-02
The Week in Quotes: December 26-January 1Chris Mosch2014-01-02
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: ALDS Preview: Tigers at AthleticsSam Miller2013-10-04
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 11, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-11
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 5, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-05
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 28, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-28
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 24, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-24
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 23, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-23
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 8, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-08
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Meet the Detroit TigerrorsDaniel Rathman2013-06-26
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessBullpen Report: What Have You Done for Me Lately?Mike Gianella2013-06-20
The Lineup Card: Seven Moves that Helped LCS TeamsBaseball Prospectus2012-10-18
What You Need to Know: Monday, September 24Daniel Rathman2012-09-24


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Darin Downs has thrown 1,281 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2012 and 2014, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Slider (85mph), Sinker (90mph) and Fourseam Fastball (91mph), also mixing in a Change (85mph) and Curve (74mph).