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Portrait of Eric Fornataro

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, 4 months, 20 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2011
2012
2013
0.02014
-0.62015
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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
2014 SLN 26 8 0 9.7 0.0 9.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 42 11 6 5 0 14 1 1 1 3 4.66 3.10 4.11 0.3 0.0
Career809.70.09.700000042116501411134.663.104.110.30.0

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
2011 PMB A+ 24 24 144.7 4.56 99 .261 .262 .330 .387 .256 .318 95 7.9 0.8 7.9 0.8
2012 SFD AA 57 0 67.7 4.40 100 .216 .250 .312 .375 .256 .260 97 3.6 0.4 2.8 0.4
2013 MEM AAA 37 4 55.3 4.99 86 .301 .262 .332 .396 .265 .331 90 -2.6 -0.3 -2.1 -0.1
2013 CRD Rk 3 0 3.0 2.08 155 .205 .237 .327 .316 .246 .333 104 1.1 0.1 1.1 0.1
2014 SLN MLB 8 0 9.7 4.11 95 .247 .254 .316 .388 .266 .297 97 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0
2014 MEM AAA 44 0 56.0 4.53 104 .220 .276 .336 .436 .268 .254 92 4.7 0.5 4.7 0.5
2015 SYR AAA 16 0 20.0 5.77 53 .259 .250 .317 .363 .236 .323 99 -2.6 -0.3 -2.6 -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
2011 PMB A+ 7 13 0 24 24 144.7 150 50 116 7 54% .318 9.3 3.1 0.4 7.2 1.38 3.67 7.9 0.8
2012 SFD AA 3 3 5 57 0 67.7 55 17 41 1 60% .260 7.3 2.3 0.1 5.5 1.06 2.39 2.8 0.4
2013 MEM AAA 1 4 1 37 4 55.3 65 23 39 5 59% .331 10.6 3.7 0.8 6.3 1.59 6.02 -2.1 -0.1
2013 CRD Rk 0 0 0 3 0 3.0 3 1 3 0 67% .333 9.0 3.0 0.0 9.0 1.33 3.00 1.1 0.1
2014 SLN MLB 0 0 0 8 0 9.7 11 1 3 0 51% .297 10.2 0.9 0.0 2.8 1.24 4.66 0.3 0.0
2014 MEM AAA 4 5 15 44 0 56.0 46 20 35 3 55% .254 7.4 3.2 0.5 5.6 1.18 2.57 4.7 0.5
2015 SYR AAA 0 1 0 16 0 20.0 22 9 16 2 59% .323 9.9 4.0 0.9 7.2 1.55 4.05 -2.6 -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
2014 159 0.5220 0.5443 0.8953 0.7711 0.2895 0.9531 0.7273 0.1047
Career1590.5220.54430.89530.77110.28950.95310.72730.1047

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).