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Portrait of Jake Dunning

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 25)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
62.3 4.34 1.37 46 2 1 0 0.0
Birth Date8-12-1988
Height6' 4"
Weight190 lbs
Age26 years, 2 months, 12 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
2011
2012
-0.42013
-0.12014
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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
2013 SFN 24 29 0 25.3 0.0 25.3 0 2 0 0 0 0 104 20 8 8 2 30 11 10 3 16 2.84 4.44 6.54 -3.8 -0.4
2014 SFN 25 1 0 0.7 0.0 0.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0.00 7.60 22.79 -0.5 -0.1
Career30026.00.026.0020000106208823012113162.774.526.54-4.3-0.5

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
2009 GIA Rk 1 0 1.0 0.51 188 .385 .272 .326 .390 .270 .667 83 0.8 0.1 1.9 0.3
2010 SLO A- 18 0 36.7 3.45 122 .210 .244 .333 .353 .260 .311 103 6.2 0.6 6.2 0.6
2011 SJO A+ 41 7 76.0 6.00 82 .276 .278 .346 .432 .274 .359 98 12.6 1.2 12.6 1.2
2012 RIC AA 44 0 68.0 4.29 98 .265 .254 .321 .378 .254 .335 95 4.3 0.5 4.4 0.5
2013 SFN MLB 29 0 25.3 6.54 36 .256 .242 .306 .377 .251 .250 99 -3.8 -0.4 -3.8 -0.4
2013 FRE AAA 34 0 48.3 4.13 117 .249 .275 .344 .419 .269 .326 100 7.5 0.8 7.4 0.7
2014 SFN MLB 1 0 0.7 22.79 -381 .308 .000 .314 .000 .245 .000 98 -0.5 -0.1 -0.5 -0.1
2014 FRE AAA 38 4 65.0 5.34 88 .265 .277 .346 .429 .271 .303 94 2.8 0.3 2.3 0.3

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
2009 GIA Rk 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 2 1 2 0 67% .667 18.0 9.0 0.0 18.0 3.00 9.00 1.9 0.3
2010 SLO A- 1 0 2 18 0 36.7 30 8 46 2 57% .311 7.4 2.0 0.5 11.3 1.04 2.94 6.2 0.6
2011 SJO A+ 6 3 10 41 7 76.0 86 24 71 7 50% .359 10.2 2.8 0.8 8.4 1.45 4.74 12.6 1.2
2012 RIC AA 5 2 0 44 0 68.0 74 22 53 2 54% .335 9.8 2.9 0.3 7.0 1.41 4.10 4.4 0.5
2013 SFN MLB 0 2 0 29 0 25.3 20 11 16 2 55% .250 7.1 3.9 0.7 5.7 1.22 2.84 -3.8 -0.4
2013 FRE AAA 2 2 1 34 0 48.3 47 14 44 3 47% .326 8.8 2.6 0.6 8.2 1.26 1.49 7.4 0.7
2014 SFN MLB 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 0 1 0 0 0% .000 0.0 13.5 0.0 0.0 1.50 0.00 -0.5 -0.1
2014 FRE AAA 0 3 1 38 4 65.0 65 26 51 5 49% .303 9.0 3.6 0.7 7.1 1.40 4.57 2.3 0.3

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
2013 383 0.4804 0.4125 0.7595 0.6087 0.2312 0.8661 0.5000 0.2405
2014 13 0.4615 0.2308 1.0000 0.5000 0.0000 1.0000 0.0000
Career3960.47980.40650.76740.60510.22360.87050.48360.2326

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 SFN $
2013 SFN $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 71 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by San Francisco 3/4/14. DFA by San Francisco 6/21/14. Sent outright to Triple-A 6/28/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Contract purchased by San Francisco 11/20/12. Re-signed by San Francisco 3/13.
  • Drafted by San Francisco 2009 (33-987) (Indiana).

2014 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/11/2014 05:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA FRA VORP WARP
90o 0 0 0 0 0 64.8 53 18 46 5 .269 1.09 3.20 3.48 0.0 0.0
80o 0 0 0 0 0 58.3 51 18 41 5 .284 1.18 3.59 3.9 0.0 0.0
70o 0 0 0 0 0 53.7 50 17 38 5 .296 1.25 3.87 4.21 0.0 0.0
60o 0 0 0 0 0 49.9 48 17 36 5 .305 1.30 4.12 4.48 0.0 0.0
50o 0 0 0 0 0 46.4 47 16 33 4 .314 1.36 4.36 4.73 0.0 0.0
40o 0 0 0 0 0 43.0 45 16 31 4 .324 1.42 4.59 4.99 0.0 0.0
30o 0 0 0 0 0 39.4 43 15 28 4 .333 1.48 4.85 5.28 0.0 0.0
20o 0 0 0 0 0 35.4 41 14 25 4 .345 1.55 5.16 5.61 0.0 0.0
10o 0 0 0 0 0 30.0 37 13 21 4 .361 1.66 5.60 6.09 0.0 0.0
Weighted Mean0000045.74516334.3121.354.324.70.00.0

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
17% 20% 7% 17% 28%

Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2014 Projections)

Playing time estimates are based on performance, not Depth Charts.
Year Age W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP WHIP ERA FRA H/9 BB/9 K/9 HR/9 WARP
20152621048051511842548.3211.344.234.608.93.27.40.90.2
20162731054057531848548.3141.253.694.018.42.87.60.80.6
20172831050053491742548.3051.253.764.098.32.97.10.80.5
20182931053056521747548.3091.223.684.008.32.77.50.80.6
20193031053056541746548.3161.263.784.118.62.77.30.80.6
20203131049052491542548.3121.243.754.088.52.67.30.90.5
20213221046049461439448.3111.233.764.098.52.67.20.70.5
20223321043046441335448.3111.253.814.148.72.66.90.80.4
20233421041044421334448.3111.263.804.138.72.77.00.80.4

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
4.58.16.20.46.44.725.7

Comparable Players (Similarity Index 86)

Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 93 Aaron Loup 2013 3.12
2 91 Erik Hamren 2012 0.00 DNP
3 90 Daniel Stange 2011 0.00 DNP
4 90 Jonathan Albaladejo 2008 3.95
5 90 Jesse Chavez 2009 4.54
6 89 Edgmer Escalona 2012 6.45
7 88 Osiris Matos 2010 0.00 DNP
8 88 Romulo Sanchez 2009 0.00 DNP
9 88 Jared Gayhart 2012 0.00 DNP
10 88 Greg Holland 2011 1.95
11 88 Brett Butts 2011 0.00 DNP
12 88 Zech Zinicola 2010 0.00 DNP
13 87 Dumas Garcia 2009 0.00 DNP
14 87 Cole St. Clair 2012 0.00 DNP
15 87 Erik Stiller 2010 0.00 DNP
16 87 Derrik Lutz 2010 0.00 DNP
17 87 Rob Waite 2012 0.00 DNP
18 87 Preston Claiborne 2013 4.29
19 87 Sam Freeman 2012 5.85
20 87 Fernando Hernandez 2010 0.00 DNP
21 86 Chris Resop 2008 5.89
22 86 Darren O'Day 2008 4.98
23 86 Josh Wilkie 2010 0.00 DNP
24 86 Kyle Bellamy 2013 0.00 DNP
25 86 Matthew Hauser 2013 0.00 DNP
26 86 Matt Daly 2012 0.00 DNP
27 86 Tom Boleska 2012 0.00 DNP
28 86 Brett Jacobson 2012 0.00 DNP
29 86 Ramon Geronimo 2009 0.00 DNP
30 86 David Carpenter 2013 108.00
31 86 Barret Browning 2010 0.00 DNP
32 86 Eddie Camacho 2008 0.00 DNP
33 86 Coty Woods 2013 0.00 DNP
34 86 Kam Mickolio 2009 2.63
35 86 Ty'Relle Harris 2012 0.00 DNP
36 86 Jose Guzman 2013 0.00 DNP
37 86 Sam Demel 2011 4.56
38 86 Adalberto Flores 2012 0.00 DNP
39 86 Andrew Wilson 2013 0.00 DNP
40 86 Jose De La Torre 2011 0.00 DNP
41 86 Mitch Herold 2011 0.00 DNP
42 85 Justin De Fratus 2013 4.24
43 85 Jesse Simpson 2012 0.00 DNP
44 85 Hunter Jones 2009 9.24
45 85 Jared Lansford 2012 0.00 DNP
46 85 David Davidson 2009 45.00
47 85 Blaine Hardy 2012 0.00 DNP
48 85 Ramon Troncoso 2008 4.50
49 85 Taylor Thompson 2012 0.00 DNP
50 85 Waldis Joaquin 2012 0.00 DNP
51 85 Hector Correa 2013 0.00 DNP
52 85 Cory Gearrin 2011 7.85
53 85 Nick Hill 2010 0.00 DNP
54 85 Neal Frontz 2009 0.00 DNP
55 85 Jose Ascanio 2010 0.00 DNP
56 85 Chad Thall 2011 0.00 DNP
57 85 Aidan Lucas 2013 0.00 DNP
58 85 Michael Nix 2008 0.00 DNP
59 84 Dan Otero 2010 0.00 DNP
60 84 Beau Jones 2012 0.00 DNP
61 84 Sean Stidfole 2009 0.00 DNP
62 84 Hamilton Bennett 2013 0.00 DNP
63 84 Jeff Ibarra 2013 0.00 DNP
64 84 Cory Wade 2008 2.78
65 84 Corey Young 2012 0.00 DNP
66 84 Steve Cishek 2011 2.96
67 84 Dan Jennings 2012 2.84
68 84 Chris Rearick 2013 0.00 DNP
69 84 Josh Fields 2011 0.00 DNP
70 84 Kanekoa Texeira 2011 2.84
71 84 Eric Marzec 2013 0.00 DNP
72 84 Mark Melancon 2010 5.48
73 84 Matt Rusch 2008 0.00 DNP
74 84 Lester Oliveros 2013 0.00 DNP
75 84 Mark Worrell 2008 6.35
76 84 Adam Liberatore 2012 0.00 DNP
77 84 Chris Scholl 2013 0.00 DNP
78 84 Nick Vincent 2012 1.71
79 84 Randor Bierd 2009 0.00 DNP
80 84 Casey Lambert 2011 0.00 DNP
81 84 Scott Maine 2010 2.77
82 84 Adam Reifer 2011 0.00 DNP
83 83 Mickey Storey 2011 0.00 DNP
84 83 Franquelis Osoria 2007 5.08
85 83 Roy Merritt 2011 0.00 DNP
86 83 Zach Putnam 2013 18.90
87 83 Cesar Jimenez 2010 0.00 DNP
88 83 Joe Paterson 2011 2.91
89 83 Mark Lamm 2013 0.00 DNP
90 83 Anthony Claggett 2010 0.00 DNP
91 83 Chris Britton 2008 5.09
92 83 Paul Smyth 2012 0.00 DNP
93 83 Stephen Penney 2012 0.00 DNP
94 83 Brian Schlitter 2011 0.00 DNP
95 83 Adam Bright 2010 0.00 DNP
96 83 Gilbert De La Vara 2010 0.00 DNP
97 83 Daniel Meszaros 2011 0.00 DNP
98 83 Josh Lindblom 2012 3.93
99 83 Shawn Kelley 2009 4.50
100 83 Warner Madrigal 2009 9.95

Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .171 .256 .200 .155
11 vs R (Multi) .259 .369 .426 .322
18 Split (Multi) -.088 -.113 -.226 -.167
19 LgAvg (Multi) .010 .024 .026 .019
30 vs L (2013) .171 .256 .200 .155
31 vs R (2013) .259 .369 .426 .322
38 Split (2013) -.088 -.113 -.226 -.167
39 LgAvg (2013) .010 .022 .028 .019

BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2014 Due to publishing agreements, the 2014 player comments and team essays are only available in the Baseball Prospectus 2014 book (available in hardcopy, e-book, and Kindle).
2013 Jake Dunning has successfully made the transition from shortstop to pitcher, and he has used a four-pitch mix—mid-90s fastball, curveball, slider, and changeup—to make the Giants 40-man roster.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 4, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-04
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 27, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-27
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: LA Dodges a Giant BulletDaniel Rathman2013-06-27
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: June 14, 2013Clint Chisam2013-06-14


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Jake Dunning has thrown 422 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2013 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Sinker (90mph), also mixing in a Slider (80mph) and Change (84mph). He also rarely throws a Fourseam Fastball (92mph).