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Brian Gordon PYankees

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2016 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 37)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date8-16-1978
Height6' 0"
Weight190 lbs
Age37 years, 11 months, 13 days
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DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2008 TEX MLB 3 0 4.0 4 0 1 0 .251 119 9.0 0.0 0.0 2.2 20% .267 .189 1.00 2.66 2.25 115 5.70 -0.0
2011 NYA MLB 2 2 10.3 12 3 4 3 .265 108 10.5 2.6 2.6 3.5 30% .265 .311 1.45 7.51 5.23 129 6.21 -0.1
CareerMLB5214.316353.26111110.01.91.93.127%.265.2801.336.164.401256.07-0.2

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
2007 CCH AA 30 0 50.0 44 19 43 3 .259 102 7.9 3.4 0.5 7.7 43% .279 .229 1.26 3.51 2.88
2007 ROU AAA 9 0 11.0 14 1 8 1 .266 103 11.5 0.8 0.8 6.5 39% .371 .275 1.36 3.53 4.91
2008 TEX MLB 3 0 4.0 4 0 1 0 .251 119 9.0 0.0 0.0 2.2 20% .267 .189 1.00 2.66 2.25
2008 CCH AA 1 0 2.0 2 1 1 1 .274 94 9.0 4.5 4.5 4.5 67% .200 .309 1.50 10.33 4.50
2008 FRI AA 15 0 22.0 9 4 18 0 .285 85 3.7 1.6 0.0 7.4 51% .158 .123 0.59 2.24 0.00
2008 OKL AAA 18 11 71.0 85 15 51 14 .262 113 10.8 1.9 1.8 6.5 44% .313 .261 1.41 5.34 4.56
2009 OKL AAA 43 2 77.3 72 20 51 5 .278 85 8.4 2.3 0.6 5.9 34% .275 .249 1.19 3.75 3.49
2010 LEH AAA 40 0 78.0 73 19 86 2 .251 93 8.4 2.2 0.2 9.9 33% .335 .234 1.18 2.19 3.46
2010 LAG Wnt 2 2 5.0 6 0 5 0 .000 10.8 0.0 0.0 9.0 0% .429 .000 1.20 0.98 1.80
2011 NYA MLB 2 2 10.3 12 3 4 3 .265 108 10.5 2.6 2.6 3.5 30% .265 .311 1.45 7.51 5.23
2011 LEH AAA 12 9 55.3 39 7 56 4 .256 91 6.3 1.1 0.7 9.1 41% .250 .185 0.83 2.59 1.14
2011 SWB AAA 1 1 5.0 4 0 7 0 .257 78 7.2 0.0 0.0 12.6 27% .364 .132 0.80 0.44 0.00
2013 SAC AAA 51 0 63.0 61 9 66 4 .274 93 8.7 1.3 0.6 9.4 45% .318 .233 1.11 2.82 3.57
2014 SWB AAA 14 13 77.7 89 28 50 7 .250 102 10.3 3.2 0.8 5.8 41% .320 .270 1.51 4.40 4.75

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
2008 48 0.5625 0.4792 0.8696 0.7037 0.1905 0.8421 1.0000 0.1304
2011 154 0.5584 0.4675 0.8611 0.6279 0.2647 0.9074 0.7222 0.1389
Career2020.55940.47030.86310.64590.24710.89190.78820.1369

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
2011-04-08 2011-04-20 Minors 12 0 Not Disclosed -
2010-07-08 2010-07-21 Minors 13 0 Right Hip Strain -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 37 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/4/13 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by Oakland as a free agent 12/22/12 (minor-league contract).
  • 2012. Played with Samsung of Korea.
  • 1 year (2011). Re-signed by Philadelphia 3/2/11 (minor-league contract). May opt out of deal if not on Major League roster 6/15/11. Released by Philadelphia 6/15/11. Signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 6/15/11. Released by NY Yankees 7/8/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 3/21/10 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.4025M (2009). Re-signed by Texas 12/2/08 (split contract, $81,000 in minors).
  • 1 year (2008). Contract purchased by Texas 9/15/08. Sent outright to Triple-A by Texas 10/1/08.
  • Drafted by Arizona (as outfielder) 1997 (7-233) (Round Rock HS, Texas).

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BP Articles

Brian Gordon is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessPebble Hunting: The A's and Building a Bullpen By AttritionSam Miller2013-09-11
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Five Non-Trade SolutionsKevin Goldstein2011-07-15
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Chasing the ChaseJay Jaffe2011-07-08
Future Shock: Monday Morning Ten PackKevin Goldstein2011-06-27
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Yankees + Prospects = Fear?Kevin Goldstein2011-06-23
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of June 20Kevin Goldstein2011-06-21
Transaction Analysis Blog: The Return of Andrew MillerR.J. Anderson2011-06-20
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Pirate TreasureJohn Perrotto2011-06-20
Prospectus Hit and Run: No Prospectin' AllowedJay Jaffe2011-06-17
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Evil ImperialismBen Lindbergh2011-06-16
This article requires BP Premium accessOverthinking It: Can't Get No Relief? Ben Lindbergh2010-07-09
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: AL October RoundupChristina Kahrl2008-11-03


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, Brian Gordon threw 233 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2008 and 2013, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2013, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (89mph) and Sinker (89mph), also mixing in a Slow Curve (70mph) and Curve (75mph). He also rarely threw a Change (80mph).