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Justin Friend PPhillies

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2016 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 30)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
36.7 4.56 1.37 29 2 1 1 -0.1
Birth Date6-21-1986
Height6' 1"
Weight210 lbs
Age30 years, 3 months, 4 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2012
2013
2014
2015
-0.12016
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DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP

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 W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2007 VAN A- 17 1 27.7 0 2 1 26 19 31 0 .261 100 8.4 6.2 0.0 10.1 63% .353 .246 1.62 3.62 3.25
2008 KNC A 42 0 63.3 5 5 11 59 32 78 6 .262 98 8.4 4.5 0.9 11.1 60% .329 .270 1.44 3.69 3.84
2009 STO A+ 43 0 59.7 1 4 5 47 29 64 5 .273 97 7.1 4.4 0.8 9.6 53% .268 .250 1.27 4.42 2.86
2009 MID AA 9 0 9.3 1 0 1 12 7 11 1 .251 137 11.6 6.8 1.0 10.6 38% .485 .314 2.04 4.55 7.74
2009 SAC AAA 1 0 1.3 0 0 0 2 1 3 0 .270 81 13.8 6.9 0.0 20.8 33% .667 .324 2.31 5.76 13.85
2009 PDD Wnt 9 0 11.3 3 1 0 6 5 9 0 .000 4.8 4.0 0.0 7.2 0% .194 .000 0.97 3.97 3.98
2010 MID AA 36 1 56.0 3 3 0 63 38 50 1 .258 100 10.1 6.1 0.2 8.0 53% .354 .279 1.80 3.71 3.70
2011 CLR A+ 26 0 29.7 2 3 19 20 8 30 1 .256 103 6.1 2.4 0.3 9.1 67% .253 .191 0.94 2.92 2.12
2011 REA AA 29 0 29.3 1 4 9 29 8 31 1 .267 87 8.9 2.5 0.3 9.5 45% .333 .239 1.26 2.56 3.38
2012 REA AA 38 0 39.7 2 0 24 24 15 41 0 .253 104 5.4 3.4 0.0 9.3 55% .250 .179 0.98 2.34 0.23
2012 LEH AAA 12 0 14.3 2 1 1 21 3 13 1 .256 97 13.2 1.9 0.6 8.2 46% .408 .279 1.67 2.88 4.40
2012 LAG Wnt 20 0 17.3 3 1 1 19 9 17 3 .000 9.9 4.7 1.6 8.8 0% .308 .000 1.62 5.24 5.19
2013 REA AA 2 0 2.0 0 1 0 5 4 2 0 .268 112 22.5 18.0 0.0 9.0 38% .625 .422 4.50 7.32 22.50
2013 LEH AAA 46 0 71.3 5 4 1 61 43 57 8 .256 101 7.7 5.4 1.0 7.2 55% .261 .255 1.46 4.96 3.79
2014 REA AA 2 0 2.0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 .256 108 4.5 4.5 0.0 9.0 50% .250 .154 1.00 2.85 0.00
2014 LEH AAA 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 .261 99 9.0 9.0 0.0 9.0 67% .333 .250 2.00 4.36 0.00

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

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
2010-06-06 2010-07-18 Minors 42 0 Right Elbow Strain -

Compensation

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Details

2016 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/15/2015 05:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA DRA VORP WARP
90o 2.3 1 2 43 0 55.4 42 19 44 5 .254 1.09 3.23 3.51 7.6 0.8
80o 2 0.8 1.7 38 0 48.7 40 18 39 5 .270 1.19 3.64 3.95 4.4 0.5
70o 1.7 0.7 1.5 34 0 43.9 38 17 35 5 .281 1.25 3.94 4.28 2.4 0.3
60o 1.6 0.6 1.3 31 0 40.0 36 16 32 5 .291 1.31 4.20 4.57 0.9 0.1
50o 1.4 0.5 1.2 28 0 36.4 34 16 29 4 .300 1.37 4.45 4.84 -0.2 -0.0
40o 1.2 0.4 1 25 0 32.9 32 15 26 4 .309 1.43 4.71 5.12 -1.1 -0.1
30o 1.1 0.4 0.9 23 0 29.3 30 14 23 4 .319 1.50 4.98 5.42 -1.9 -0.2
20o 0.9 0.3 0.7 20 0 25.2 27 12 20 4 .331 1.58 5.31 5.77 -2.6 -0.3
10o 0.7 0.2 0.5 15 0 19.6 23 10 16 3 .347 1.69 5.78 6.29 -3.1 -0.3
Weighted Mean1.40.51.228035.63315284.2981.364.414.8-0.0-0.0

2016 Rest-of-Season Forecast

Last Update: 9/25/2016 11:52 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA DRA VORP WARP
90o 2 0.9 1.9 40 0 51.8 42 19 40 5 .247 1.17 3.59 3.79 2.6 0.3
80o 1.7 0.8 1.6 35 0 45.4 40 18 35 5 .263 1.27 3.99 4.21 0.3 0.0
70o 1.5 0.7 1.4 32 0 41.0 38 17 32 5 .274 1.35 4.29 4.52 -1.1 -0.1
60o 1.4 0.6 1.2 29 0 37.3 36 16 29 5 .283 1.41 4.54 4.8 -2.1 -0.2
50o 1.2 0.5 1.1 26 0 33.9 34 16 26 4 .292 1.48 4.79 5.06 -2.9 -0.3
40o 1.1 0.4 0.9 24 0 30.6 32 15 24 4 .301 1.54 5.03 5.32 -3.4 -0.4
30o 0.9 0.3 0.8 21 0 27.2 30 14 21 4 .311 1.61 5.30 5.61 -3.9 -0.4
20o 0.8 0.3 0.7 18 0 23.3 27 12 18 4 .322 1.70 5.63 5.96 -4.2 -0.5
10o 0.6 0.2 0.5 14 0 18.2 23 10 14 3 .338 1.83 6.09 6.45 -4.2 -0.5
Weighted Mean1.20.5126033.13315264.2901.464.755.02-2.7-0.3

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
4% 5% 4% 5% 9%

Preseason Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2016 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 DRA H/9 BB/9 K/9 HR/9 WARP
20173121238049452243652.3031.374.535.028.34.07.91.1-0.1
20183221131041391935552.3101.434.735.248.64.27.71.1-0.2
20193321132042391936552.3051.394.595.088.44.17.81.1-0.1
20203421132041391835552.3071.384.605.098.53.97.61.1-0.1
20213511129038361732552.3091.394.625.118.54.07.61.2-0.1
20223610128036341631552.3091.394.625.128.54.07.81.2-0.1
20233710126034331529452.3101.414.645.148.74.07.71.1-0.1
20243810126034321529452.3101.384.625.118.54.07.71.1-0.1
20253910125033321427452.3091.394.685.188.73.87.41.1-0.1

Long-Term Forecast Based on RoS PECOTA (Beyond the 2016 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 DRA H/9 BB/9 K/9 HR/9 WARP
20173121238049452143652.3011.344.525.008.23.87.81.1-0.1
20183210129037351832552.3071.434.955.488.54.47.81.2-0.3
20193321132041342139552.2981.354.374.847.54.68.61.10.0
2020340001001312910252.2851.585.926.558.16.16.81.4-0.3
20213521131041431635652.3291.454.575.069.53.57.71.3-0.1
2022361011401819816352.3291.504.995.539.54.08.01.5-0.1

Upside By Year

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 PEAK 5
3.65.71.60.21.92.912.9

Previous Year Preseason Upside By Year

Yr Proj 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 PEAK 5
20153.65.71.60.21.92.912.9

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Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 96 Rafael Martin 2014 0.00 DNP
2 95 Scott Rice 2012 0.00 DNP
3 93 Jim Ed Warden 2009 0.00 DNP
4 93 Andrew Russell 2014 0.00 DNP
5 93 Juan Cedeno 2014 0.00 DNP
6 92 Marcus Gwyn 2008 0.00 DNP
7 91 Ryan Houston 2010 0.00 DNP
8 90 Brandon Kloess 2015 0.00 DNP
9 90 Mumba Rivera 2011 0.00 DNP
10 90 Bobby Korecky 2010 0.00 DNP
11 89 Jim Hoey 2013 0.00 DNP
12 89 Joey Newby 2012 0.00 DNP
13 89 Jailen Peguero 2011 0.00 DNP
14 89 Ross Wolf 2013 4.53
15 88 Ryan Reid 2015 0.00 DNP
16 88 Dustin Molleken 2015 0.00 DNP
17 88 Ben Howard 2009 0.00 DNP
18 88 Dustin Richardson 2014 0.00 DNP
19 88 Joe Bateman 2010 0.00 DNP
20 88 Jordan De Jong 2009 0.00 DNP
21 87 Roberto Giron 2006 0.00 DNP
22 87 Mike McClendon 2015 0.00 DNP
23 87 Timothy McNab 2010 0.00 DNP
24 87 Jerome Gamble 2010 0.00 DNP
25 86 Ryan Cameron 2008 0.00 DNP
26 86 Travis Hughes 2008 0.00 DNP
27 86 Joe Torres 2013 0.00 DNP
28 86 Marcus McBeth 2011 0.00 DNP
29 86 Jason Anderson 2009 0.00 DNP
30 86 Jon Link 2014 0.00 DNP
31 86 Gabe DeHoyos 2010 0.00 DNP
32 86 Steven Jackson 2012 0.00 DNP
33 86 Luis Perdomo 2014 0.00 DNP
34 86 Josh Schmidt 2013 0.00 DNP
35 86 Lee Hyde 2015 0.00 DNP
36 85 Tim Wood 2013 0.00 DNP
37 85 Anthony Slama 2014 0.00 DNP
38 85 Will Startup 2015 0.00 DNP
39 85 Jim Miller 2012 2.77
40 85 Wirfin Obispo 2015 0.00 DNP
41 85 Beau Vaughan 2011 0.00 DNP
42 85 Ben Julianel 2010 0.00 DNP
43 85 B.J. LaMura 2011 0.00 DNP
44 85 Clay Rapada 2011 6.61
45 84 Ehren Wassermann 2011 0.00 DNP
46 84 Amauri Sanit 2010 0.00 DNP
47 84 Paul Bush 2010 0.00 DNP
48 84 Justin Thomas 2014 0.00 DNP
49 84 Derrick Loop 2014 0.00 DNP
50 84 Francisco Rodriguez 2013 0.00 DNP
51 84 Bill White 2009 0.00 DNP
52 84 Tim Hamulack 2007 0.00 DNP
53 84 Spike Lundberg 2007 0.00 DNP
54 83 Brandon Puffer 2006 0.00 DNP
55 83 Carlos Muniz 2011 0.00 DNP
56 83 Jake Robbins 2006 0.00 DNP
57 83 Randy Boone 2015 0.00 DNP
58 83 Adam Russell 2013 0.00 DNP
59 83 Jairo Asencio 2013 7.71
60 83 Justin James 2012 0.00 DNP
61 83 Kevin Whelan 2014 13.50
62 83 Pat Venditte 2015 4.40
63 83 Dale Thayer 2011 3.48
64 83 Levale Speigner 2011 0.00 DNP
65 83 Jumbo Diaz 2014 3.38
66 82 Atahualpa Severino 2015 0.00 DNP
67 82 Brian Gordon 2009 0.00 DNP
68 82 Tim Lavigne 2009 0.00 DNP
69 82 Tommy Hottovy 2012 2.89
70 82 Tom Shearn 2008 0.00 DNP
71 82 Jose Valdez 2013 0.00 DNP
72 82 Andy Mitchell 2009 0.00 DNP
73 82 Jose Lugo 2014 0.00 DNP
74 82 Philip Barzilla 2009 0.00 DNP
75 82 T.J. Beam 2011 0.00 DNP
76 82 Juan Sandoval 2011 0.00 DNP
77 82 Ryan Braun 2011 0.00 DNP
78 82 Colter Bean 2007 12.00
79 82 Kyler Newby 2015 0.00 DNP
80 82 Chad Paronto 2006 3.49
81 82 Adalberto Mendez 2012 0.00 DNP
82 82 Mike DeMark 2013 0.00 DNP
83 81 Donnie Veal 2015 14.54
84 81 Justin Lehr 2008 0.00 DNP
85 81 Talley Haines 2007 0.00 DNP
86 81 Jason Karnuth 2006 0.00 DNP
87 81 Daniel Sattler 2014 0.00 DNP
88 81 Esmailin Caridad 2014 0.00 DNP
89 81 Cesar Jimenez 2015 3.13
90 81 Brian Bowles 2007 0.00 DNP
91 81 Steve Andrade 2008 0.00 DNP
92 81 A.J. Battisto 2014 0.00 DNP
93 81 Chris Oxspring 2007 0.00 DNP
94 81 Mitch Wylie 2007 0.00 DNP
95 81 Aaron Looper 2007 0.00 DNP
96 80 Francisco Butto 2010 0.00 DNP
97 80 Jason Urquidez 2013 0.00 DNP
98 80 Anastacio Martinez 2009 0.00 DNP
99 80 Mike Ekstrom 2014 0.00 DNP
100 80 Casey Daigle 2011 0.00 DNP

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

A Collaboration between BrooksBaseball.net and Baseball Prospectus - Pitch classifications provided by Pitch Info LLC


Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, Justin Friend threw 47 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2009, all of them occuring in Fall/Winter Ball. In 2009, he relied primarily on his Sinker (92mph) and Slider (83mph), also mixing in a Change (87mph) and Fourseam Fastball (91mph).