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Portrait of Luke French

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
2 155 9 12 0 79 4.99 -0.3
Birth Date9-13-1985
Height6' 4"
Weight220 lbs
BatsL
ThrowsL
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
2009 DET 23 7 5 29.3 26.3 3.0 1 2 0 0 1 0 133 33 13 11 2 52 11 10 1 19 3.38 3.96 3.60 8.1 0.8
2009 SEA 23 8 7 38.0 36.7 1.3 3 3 0 0 2 0 179 54 32 28 9 92 17 17 1 23 6.63 6.43 6.59 -3.8 -0.4
2010 SEA 24 16 13 87.7 79.0 8.7 5 7 0 0 4 0 371 88 47 47 13 152 29 27 4 37 4.83 5.26 6.26 -5.7 -0.8
Career3125155.0142.013.0912007068317592862429657546794.995.305.81-1.4-0.3

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
2005 WMI A 6 6 34.7 6.17 32 .293 .256 .339 .368 .256 .333 67 -2.4 -0.2 -2.4 -0.2
2005 LAK A+ 4 4 22.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.897 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 WMI A 26 26 157.2 5.17 29 .281 .255 .330 .364 .254 .318 60 -9.4 -1.0 -9.4 -1.0
2007 LAK A+ 27 27 149.0 5.41 90 .277 .264 .335 .392 .259 .325 103 3.3 0.3 3.3 0.3
2008 ERI AA 27 26 170.0 5.80 88 .259 .263 .336 .404 .257 .311 111 1.6 0.2 1.6 0.2
2009 DET MLB 7 5 29.3 3.60 130 .268 .268 .335 .440 .264 .310 108 8.1 0.8 8.1 0.8
2009 SEA MLB 8 7 38.0 6.59 58 .344 .271 .337 .431 .264 .349 96 -3.8 -0.4 -3.8 -0.4
2009 TOL AAA 13 13 81.7 4.47 112 .227 .262 .332 .395 .248 .284 113 12.8 1.3 12.8 1.3
2010 SEA MLB 16 13 87.7 6.26 59 .278 .260 .327 .408 .257 .260 99 -5.6 -0.6 -5.7 -0.8
2010 TAC AAA 17 17 113.3 4.54 100 .242 .277 .350 .432 .270 .283 91 10.9 1.0 10.9 1.0
2011 TAC AAA 26 26 146.3 7.16 66 .305 .292 .363 .464 .269 .325 101 -4.2 -0.4 -4.2 -0.4
2012 NBR AA 9 9 55.7 5.32 82 .199 .260 .321 .396 .258 .196 101 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0
2012 ROC AAA 19 14 74.3 6.41 52 .315 .258 .324 .386 .250 .328 93 -10.7 -1.1 -10.7 -1.1

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
2005 LAK A+ 3 1 0 4 4 22.3 29 9 17 3 0% -.897 11.7 3.6 1.2 6.9 1.70 4.44 0.0 0.0
2005 WMI A 1 2 0 6 6 34.7 42 14 24 4 41% .333 10.9 3.6 1.0 6.2 1.61 5.45 -2.4 -0.2
2006 WMI A 11 8 0 26 26 157.2 156 44 94 10 50% .318 8.9 2.5 0.6 5.4 1.27 3.72 -9.4 -1.0
2007 LAK A+ 5 14 0 27 27 149.0 172 47 93 10 46% .325 10.4 2.8 0.6 5.6 1.47 4.05 3.3 0.3
2008 ERI AA 9 11 0 27 26 170.0 195 60 88 16 50% .311 10.3 3.2 0.8 4.7 1.50 4.02 1.6 0.2
2009 TOL AAA 4 4 0 13 13 81.7 71 20 72 6 44% .284 7.8 2.2 0.7 7.9 1.11 2.97 12.8 1.3
2009 SEA MLB 3 3 0 8 7 38.0 54 17 23 9 32% .349 12.8 4.0 2.1 5.4 1.87 6.63 -3.8 -0.4
2009 DET MLB 1 2 0 7 5 29.3 33 11 19 2 28% .310 10.1 3.4 0.6 5.8 1.50 3.38 8.1 0.8
2010 SEA MLB 5 7 0 16 13 87.7 88 29 37 13 33% .260 9.0 3.0 1.3 3.8 1.33 4.83 -5.7 -0.8
2010 TAC AAA 11 3 0 17 17 113.3 109 23 63 7 38% .283 8.7 1.8 0.6 5.0 1.17 2.94 10.9 1.0
2011 TAC AAA 9 9 0 26 26 146.3 196 61 81 30 35% .325 12.1 3.8 1.8 5.0 1.76 6.27 -4.2 -0.4
2012 NBR AA 4 1 0 9 9 55.7 35 17 27 4 46% .196 5.7 2.7 0.6 4.4 0.93 2.10 0.1 0.0
2012 ROC AAA 1 5 0 19 14 74.3 90 40 49 11 36% .328 10.9 4.8 1.3 5.9 1.75 6.42 -10.7 -1.1

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
2009 1147 0.5388 0.4717 0.8244 0.6311 0.2854 0.8744 0.6954 0.1756
2010 1297 0.5860 0.4634 0.8819 0.6303 0.2272 0.9019 0.8033 0.1181
Career24440.56380.46730.85490.63070.25450.8890.75270.1451

Injury History

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

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 16 d1 year (2012)

Details
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by Minnesota as a free agent 1/18/12 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2011). Re-signed by Seattle 2/11. DFA by Seattle 8/13/11. Sent outright to Triple-A 8/18/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Re-signed by Seattle 3/4/10.
  • 1 year (2009). Contract purchased by Detroit 5/14/09. Acquired by Seattle in trade from Detroit 7/31/09.
  • Drafted 2004 (8-223) (Heritage HS, Littleton, Colo.).

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BP Articles

Luke French is referenced in the following articles.

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This article requires BP Premium accessDivide and Conquer, AL West: Deadline ChaosJoey Matschulat2011-07-28
Prospectus Hit List: AL Pre-Season Hit ListTommy Bennett2011-03-28
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Beat: Weekly Planner #25Craig Brown2010-09-17
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Podzilla Washes Up in Malibu?Christina Kahrl2010-07-29
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Claim and DealChristina Kahrl2010-04-01
BP Unfiltered: UPDATED AL Projected Opening Day RostersJohn Perrotto2010-04-01
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Focus: Depth Chart/PFM Update, Part 2Clay Davenport2010-03-21
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: North by LeftwestChristina Kahrl2010-02-08
This article requires BP Premium accessKiss'Em Goodbye: Seattle MarinersBaseball Prospectus2009-09-25
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: AL West MovesChristina Kahrl2009-09-14
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Balance of the AL's Major Deadline MovesChristina Kahrl2009-08-03
This article requires BP Premium accessMovin' On Up: Deadline Day Winners and LosersClay Davenport2009-08-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Deadline Day ActionChristina Kahrl2009-07-31
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Buyers Rush Nearly Empty Shelves?John Perrotto2009-07-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: AL RoundupChristina Kahrl2009-07-04
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: AL Central, PlusChristina Kahrl2009-06-02


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Luke French threw 2,725 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2009 and 2011, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2011, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (85mph), also mixing in a Change (74mph) and Slider (77mph).