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Eric Fornataro PNationals

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2015 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 26)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date1-2-1988
Height6' 2"
Weight230 lbs
Age27 years, 8 months, 2 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2011
2012
2013
0.02014
-0.62015
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

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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
2014 SLN MLB 8 0 9.7 11 1 3 0 .266 97 10.2 0.9 0.0 2.8 51% .297 .247 1.24 0.00 4.66 113 3.14 0.2
CareerMLB809.711130.2669710.20.90.02.851%.297.2471.243.104.661133.140.2

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
2011 PMB A+ 24 24 144.7 150 50 116 7 .256 95 9.3 3.1 0.4 7.2 54% .318 .261 1.38 3.70 3.67
2012 SFD AA 57 0 67.7 55 17 41 1 .256 97 7.3 2.3 0.1 5.5 60% .260 .216 1.06 3.19 2.39
2013 MEM AAA 37 4 55.3 65 23 39 5 .265 90 10.6 3.7 0.8 6.3 59% .331 .301 1.59 5.02 6.02
2013 CRD Rk 3 0 3.0 3 1 3 0 .246 104 9.0 3.0 0.0 9.0 67% .333 .205 1.33 2.46 3.00
2014 SLN MLB 8 0 9.7 11 1 3 0 .266 97 10.2 0.9 0.0 2.8 51% .297 .247 1.24 0.00 4.66
2014 MEM AAA 44 0 56.0 46 20 35 3 .268 92 7.4 3.2 0.5 5.6 55% .254 .220 1.18 0.00 2.57
2015 SYR AAA 36 1 50.3 50 27 33 2 .246 102 8.9 4.8 0.4 5.9 55% .298 .249 1.53 4.10 5.54

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
2014 159 0.5157 0.5443 0.8953 0.7805 0.2857 0.9531 0.7273 0.1047
Career1590.51570.54430.89530.78050.28570.95310.72730.1047

Injury History  —  No longer being updated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
2013-06-22 2013-07-28 Minors 36 0 - Not Disclosed - -
2013-05-29 2013-06-09 Minors 11 0 - Not Disclosed - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2015 WAS $
2014 SLN $
2013 SLN $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 32 d2015

Details
  • 2015. DFA by Washington 2/3/15. Sent outright to Triple-A 2/9/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by St. Louis 3/14. Claimed by Washington off waivers from St. Louis 11/3/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Contract purchased by St. Louis 11/20/12. Re-signed by St. Louis 3/13.
  • Drafted by St. Louis 2008 (6-185) (Miami-Dade CC, Fla.). $0.15M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .214 .250 .214 .177
11 vs R (Multi) .320 .346 .440 .290
18 Split (Multi) -.106 -.096 -.226 -.113
19 LgAvg (Multi) .008 .020 .017 .015
30 vs L (2014) .214 .250 .214 .177
31 vs R (2014) .320 .346 .440 .290
38 Split (2014) -.106 -.096 -.226 -.113
39 LgAvg (2014) .007 .019 .010 .013

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, Eric Fornataro threw 159 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2014, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2014, he relied primarily on his Sinker (94mph), also mixing in a Curve (79mph) and Fourseam Fastball (94mph). He also rarely threw a Change (83mph).