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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 27)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
55.0 4.56 1.50 51 2 1 2 0.0
Birth Date8-21-1986
Height6' 1"
Weight195 lbs
Age28 years, 2 months, 0 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
-0.52011
2012
2013
0.02014
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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
2011 SDN 24 14 0 12.3 0.0 12.3 1 0 0 0 0 0 55 10 7 6 2 18 9 8 2 10 4.38 6.16 7.87 -4.4 -0.5
Career14012.30.012.3100000551076218982104.386.167.87-4.4-0.5

Advanced

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
Minor league stats are currently shownClick to hide.
YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2008 BOI A- 6 0 8.3 6.26 77 .350 .240 .327 .346 .249 .485 107 -0.3 -0.0 -0.3 -0.0
2008 CUB Rk 7 2 7.7 6.33 75 .253 .258 .343 .368 .259 .364 102 1.2 0.1 0.9 0.1
2009 PEO A 38 0 58.7 5.53 81 .287 .244 .325 .354 .252 .319 104 -0.8 -0.1 -0.8 -0.1
2011 SDN MLB 14 0 12.3 7.87 -6 .309 .255 .314 .382 .259 .250 91 -4.4 -0.5 -4.4 -0.5
2011 LEL A+ 15 0 16.7 2.58 155 .156 .271 .340 .428 .268 .324 102 6.0 0.6 6.0 0.6
2011 SAN AA 33 0 49.0 3.39 138 .192 .266 .329 .399 .249 .270 108 12.4 1.2 13.3 1.4
2011 TUC AAA 2 0 3.0 9.60 74 .275 .273 .354 .435 .252 .222 134 -0.3 -0.0 -0.3 -0.0
2012 SAN AA 12 0 15.0 3.17 126 .204 .260 .328 .401 .266 .240 95 2.5 0.3 2.5 0.3
2012 TUC AAA 46 0 47.0 3.88 128 .270 .281 .347 .436 .273 .366 104 11.1 1.1 11.1 1.1
2013 MIS AA 13 0 17.7 2.37 138 .262 .243 .310 .355 .250 .360 94 4.9 0.5 5.1 0.5
2013 MNT AA 32 0 46.7 2.97 126 .256 .250 .323 .374 .260 .328 99 10.1 1.1 10.1 1.1
2014 FRI AA 15 0 16.0 3.78 116 .195 .245 .313 .379 .251 .200 106 2.4 0.3 2.4 0.3

Statistics For All Levels

Minor league stats are currently shownClick to hide.
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
2008 BOI A- 1 0 0 6 0 8.3 16 6 6 0 39% .485 17.3 6.5 0.0 6.5 2.65 4.34 -0.3 -0.0
2008 CUB Rk 1 1 2 7 2 7.7 8 4 5 0 50% .364 9.4 4.7 0.0 5.8 1.56 5.84 0.9 0.1
2009 PEO A 3 4 7 38 0 58.7 64 32 42 3 55% .319 9.8 4.9 0.5 6.4 1.64 5.98 -0.8 -0.1
2011 SDN MLB 1 0 0 14 0 12.3 10 9 10 2 32% .250 7.3 6.6 1.5 7.3 1.54 4.38 -4.4 -0.5
2011 TUC AAA 0 0 1 2 0 3.0 3 3 2 1 30% .222 9.0 9.0 3.0 6.0 2.00 3.00 -0.3 -0.0
2011 SAN AA 3 0 0 33 0 49.0 34 12 48 0 66% .270 6.2 2.2 0.0 8.8 0.94 0.92 13.3 1.4
2011 LEL A+ 2 0 1 15 0 16.7 12 2 21 0 70% .324 6.5 1.1 0.0 11.3 0.84 1.08 6.0 0.6
2012 SAN AA 0 1 1 12 0 15.0 6 11 21 0 28% .240 3.6 6.6 0.0 12.6 1.13 1.80 2.5 0.3
2012 TUC AAA 2 5 9 46 0 47.0 52 23 54 4 40% .366 10.0 4.4 0.8 10.3 1.60 4.40 11.1 1.1
2013 MIS AA 0 0 1 13 0 17.7 18 8 18 0 48% .360 9.2 4.1 0.0 9.2 1.47 2.55 5.1 0.5
2013 MNT AA 1 2 2 32 0 46.7 45 23 58 3 48% .328 8.7 4.4 0.6 11.2 1.46 3.28 10.1 1.1
2014 FRI AA 0 1 1 15 0 16.0 7 8 21 1 61% .200 3.9 4.5 0.6 11.8 0.94 1.12 2.4 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
2011 228 0.4825 0.3816 0.8621 0.5273 0.2458 0.9138 0.7586 0.1379
Career2280.48250.38160.86210.52730.24580.91380.75860.1379

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-07-25 2014-08-10 Minors 16 0 - Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 60 dFull Circle Sports1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by Texas as a free agent 7/11/14 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by San Diego (minor-league contract). Released by San Diego 3/27/13. Signed by Atlanta as a free agent 4/17/13 (minor-league contract). Acquired by Tampa Bay in trade for cash 6/3/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Re-signed by San Diego 3/8/12. Sent outright to Triple-A by San Diego 4/5/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Contract purchased by San Diego 7/31/11.
  • Drafted by San Diego 2008 (37-1,121) (Saddlebrook CC, Calif.).

2014 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/11/2014 05:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA FRA VORP WARP
90o 3.2 1.4 2.9 60 0 74.2 57 30 70 6 .257 1.16 3.04 3.31 11.1 1.1
80o 2.9 1.2 2.5 54 0 67.6 56 29 64 6 .272 1.26 3.46 3.76 6.4 0.7
70o 2.6 1.1 2.3 51 0 63.0 55 29 59 6 .283 1.33 3.77 4.09 3.5 0.4
60o 2.4 1 2.1 48 0 59.2 54 28 56 6 .292 1.39 4.03 4.38 1.2 0.1
50o 2.2 0.9 1.9 45 0 55.7 53 28 52 6 .301 1.45 4.29 4.66 -0.7 -0.1
40o 2.1 0.8 1.7 42 0 52.2 52 27 49 6 .310 1.51 4.55 4.94 -2.4 -0.2
30o 1.9 0.7 1.6 39 0 48.7 51 26 46 5 .319 1.58 4.83 5.25 -4.0 -0.4
20o 1.7 0.6 1.4 36 0 44.6 49 25 42 5 .330 1.66 5.16 5.61 -5.5 -0.6
10o 1.4 0.4 1.1 31 0 39.1 46 24 37 5 .346 1.78 5.64 6.13 -7.2 -0.7
Weighted Mean2.20.91.944055.05227526.2991.444.254.62-0.4-0.0

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
6% 14% 16% 22% 32%

Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2014 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 FRA H/9 BB/9 K/9 HR/9 WARP
20152821132039381938446.3061.464.564.958.84.48.80.90.0
20162921246056502453646.2871.323.704.028.03.98.51.00.6
20173021238046441945546.3011.363.964.318.53.78.71.00.3
20183121240049442147546.2891.323.724.048.03.88.60.90.5
20193221236044411939546.2901.363.934.278.43.98.01.00.4
20203321235043411840546.2961.363.974.318.53.78.31.00.3
20213421234042401739546.2951.353.894.238.53.68.31.10.4
20223521133040371639446.2961.313.784.118.33.68.70.90.4
20233621131038351536446.2961.323.814.148.33.68.50.90.4

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
1.12.30.71.21.21.16.4

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3 91 Justin Friend 2013 0.00 DNP
4 91 Ryan Reid 2012 0.00 DNP
5 91 Blake Parker 2012 10.50
6 90 Rocky Roquet 2010 0.00 DNP
7 90 Neil Wagner 2011 12.60
8 90 Barret Browning 2012 5.12
9 89 Josh Schmidt 2010 0.00 DNP
10 89 Carlos Vasquez 2010 0.00 DNP
11 89 Scott Maine 2012 6.08
12 88 Hunter Jones 2011 0.00 DNP
13 88 Jermaine Van Buren 2008 0.00 DNP
14 88 Kam Mickolio 2011 6.75
15 88 Jay Buente 2011 10.80
16 87 Sergio Escalona 2012 0.00 DNP
17 87 Josh Lueke 2012 18.90
18 86 Pedro Viola 2010 13.50
19 86 Atahualpa Severino 2012 0.00 DNP
20 86 Josh Fields 2013 4.97
21 86 Garrett Parcell 2012 0.00 DNP
22 86 Brent Leach 2010 0.00 DNP
23 86 Lee Hyde 2012 0.00 DNP
24 86 Chia-Jen Lo 2013 4.19
25 86 Joe Torres 2010 0.00 DNP
26 86 Frank Gailey 2013 0.00 DNP
27 86 Zech Zinicola 2012 0.00 DNP
28 86 Derrick Loop 2011 0.00 DNP
29 86 Robbie Weinhardt 2013 0.00 DNP
30 86 Rommie Lewis 2010 6.75
31 86 Brian Schlitter 2013 0.00 DNP
32 85 Jeff Gray 2009 4.44
33 85 Jon Meloan 2012 0.00 DNP
34 85 Jose Diaz 2011 0.00 DNP
35 85 Jason Rice 2013 0.00 DNP
36 85 Tim Wood 2010 6.18
37 85 Cory Doyne 2009 0.00 DNP
38 84 Josh Newman 2009 0.00 DNP
39 84 Craig Breslow 2008 2.30
40 84 Luis Pena 2010 0.00 DNP
41 84 Jose De La Torre 2013 6.35
42 84 Chris Leroux 2011 3.24
43 84 Carlos Muniz 2008 5.40
44 84 John Lujan 2011 0.00 DNP
45 84 Brandon Gomes 2012 6.11
46 84 Josh Roenicke 2010 7.11
47 84 Royce Ring 2008 10.07
48 84 Pat Venditte 2012 0.00 DNP
49 84 Steve Edlefsen 2012 4.70
50 84 Steve Bray 2008 0.00 DNP
51 84 Brad Kilby 2010 2.16
52 84 Casey Weathers 2012 0.00 DNP
53 84 Jairo Asencio 2010 0.00 DNP
54 84 Roy Corcoran 2007 0.00 DNP
55 84 Matt Langwell 2013 5.14
56 84 Rob Wooten 2013 3.90
57 84 Adam Reifer 2013 0.00 DNP
58 84 Joe Paterson 2013 3.86
59 83 Justin Hedrick 2009 0.00 DNP
60 83 Josh Wilkie 2012 0.00 DNP
61 83 Matt German 2011 0.00 DNP
62 83 Daniel Stange 2013 16.20
63 83 Ross Wolf 2010 4.26
64 83 Jose Valdez 2010 0.00 DNP
65 83 Jim Miller 2009 0.00 DNP
66 83 Jason Ray 2012 0.00 DNP
67 83 Stephen Marek 2011 0.00 DNP
68 83 Pedro Strop 2012 2.44
69 83 Joseph Krebs 2012 0.00 DNP
70 83 Matthew Scherer 2010 0.00 DNP
71 83 Mitch Lively 2013 0.00 DNP
72 83 Jason Urquidez 2010 0.00 DNP
73 83 T.J. Large 2010 0.00 DNP
74 82 Sam Demel 2013 0.00 DNP
75 82 Tyler Johnson 2008 0.00 DNP
76 82 Jose Marte 2011 0.00 DNP
77 82 Chris Mobley 2011 0.00 DNP
78 82 Jon Hunton 2010 0.00 DNP
79 82 Rafael Martin 2011 0.00 DNP
80 82 John Gaub 2012 0.00 DNP
81 82 R.J. Swindle 2011 0.00 DNP
82 82 Matt Daley 2009 4.24
83 82 Evan Meek 2010 2.81
84 82 Jose Veras 2008 3.59
85 82 Henry Mabee 2013 0.00 DNP
86 82 Mickey Storey 2013 6.75
87 82 Eduardo Sierra 2009 0.00 DNP
88 82 Edwin Walker 2011 0.00 DNP
89 82 Ryan Braun 2008 0.00 DNP
90 82 Mike Benacka 2010 0.00 DNP
91 82 Anthony Slama 2011 0.00
92 82 Jesse Carlson 2008 2.40
93 81 Brandon Sisk 2013 0.00 DNP
94 81 Leyson Septimo 2013 0.00 DNP
95 81 Derrik Lutz 2012 0.00 DNP
96 81 Joe Testa 2013 0.00 DNP
97 81 Michael Schwimer 2013 0.00 DNP
98 81 Dan Otero 2012 8.03
99 81 Sammy Gervacio 2012 0.00 DNP
100 81 Anthony Tomey 2009 0.00 DNP

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BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2012 Erik Hamren, signed as a minor-league free agent, tore through High-A and Double-A before stumbling in a brief trial with the big club. He is the 11th or 12th man on a staff at best.

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This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: June 3, 2013Clint Chisam2013-06-03
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: April 20, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-20
This article requires BP Premium accessWestern Front: La Casa SuciaGeoff Young2012-05-15


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Erik Hamren threw 239 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2011 and 2012, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2012, he relied primarily on his Sinker (94mph), also mixing in a Curve (80mph) and Change (80mph).