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Portrait of Blaine Hardy

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2015 Full Season Projections (seasonal age 27)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date3-14-1987
Height6' 2"
Weight230 lbs
Age28 years, 5 months, 13 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2011
2012
2013
0.62014
0.12015
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

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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
2014 DET MLB 38 0 39.0 34 20 31 1 .261 109 7.8 4.6 0.2 7.2 54% .289 .229 1.38 0.00 2.54 104 2.47 1.0
2015 DET MLB 57 0 54.3 50 19 47 1 .261 106 8.3 3.1 0.2 7.8 40% .302 .244 1.27 2.73 2.65 93 3.14 1.0
CareerMLB95093.38439782.2611078.13.80.27.546%.297.2381.323.062.60982.842.0

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
2008 IDA Rk 21 0 34.7 34 8 34 5 .265 111 8.8 2.1 1.3 8.8 59% .296 .250 1.21 4.78 4.15
2009 BUR A 36 3 92.3 71 17 94 3 .256 105 6.9 1.7 0.3 9.2 41% .278 .205 0.95 2.79 2.05
2010 NWA AA 12 0 26.0 11 8 16 0 .257 111 3.8 2.8 0.0 5.5 44% .157 .151 0.73 2.98 0.69
2010 OMA AAA 28 8 67.0 65 21 48 9 .270 93 8.7 2.8 1.2 6.4 34% .277 .260 1.28 4.88 3.49
2010 ESC Wnt 12 0 16.3 13 5 16 1 .000 7.2 2.8 0.6 8.8 0% .286 .000 1.10 2.84 1.10
2011 NWA AA 19 0 39.7 28 16 41 2 .258 112 6.4 3.6 0.5 9.3 48% .255 .203 1.11 3.33 1.59
2011 OMA AAA 23 0 29.0 38 19 23 7 .267 103 11.8 5.9 2.2 7.1 28% .323 .321 1.97 7.40 7.14
2012 NWA AA 10 0 20.7 17 9 13 3 .265 101 7.4 3.9 1.3 5.7 45% .237 .249 1.26 5.51 2.61
2012 OMA AAA 30 0 54.7 68 22 45 6 .273 102 11.2 3.6 1.0 7.4 41% .363 .289 1.65 4.65 3.79
2012 MAR Wnt 10 0 6.3 8 9 8 0 .000 11.4 12.8 0.0 11.4 0% .421 .000 2.68 4.96 7.11
2013 ERI AA 16 0 27.7 16 12 26 1 .268 99 5.2 3.9 0.3 8.5 34% .217 .213 1.01 3.21 1.63
2013 TOL AAA 14 9 64.0 46 19 53 7 .243 94 6.5 2.7 1.0 7.5 29% .227 .213 1.02 3.95 1.69
2014 DET MLB 38 0 39.0 34 20 31 1 .261 109 7.8 4.6 0.2 7.2 54% .289 .229 1.38 0.00 2.54
2014 TOL AAA 20 6 47.0 35 13 53 2 .250 99 6.7 2.5 0.4 10.1 50% .284 .202 1.02 0.00 2.68
2015 DET MLB 57 0 54.3 50 19 47 1 .261 106 8.3 3.1 0.2 7.8 40% .302 .244 1.27 2.73 2.65

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 631 0.5261 0.4247 0.8097 0.5723 0.2609 0.8842 0.6282 0.1866
2015 836 0.5359 0.4833 0.7822 0.6339 0.3093 0.8451 0.6333 0.2178
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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

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2015 DET $
2014 DET $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 106 dMike Mosa1 year/$0.514M (2015)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.514M (2015). Re-signed by Detroit 2/19/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Contract selected by Detroit 6/15/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Released by Kansas City 3/21/13. Signed by Detroit as a free agent 4/2/13 (minor-league contract).
  • Signed by Detroit as a free agent 4/2/13 (minor-league contract).
  • Drafted by Kansas City 2008 (22-655) (Lewis-Clark State, Idaho).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .203 .288 .266 .209
11 vs R (Multi) .266 .366 .291 .245
18 Split (Multi) -.063 -.078 -.026 -.036
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.024 -.027 -.064 -.028
30 vs L (2014) .203 .288 .266 .209
31 vs R (2014) .266 .366 .291 .245
38 Split (2014) -.063 -.078 -.026 -.036
39 LgAvg (2014) -.020 -.022 -.062 -.025

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BP Articles

Blaine Hardy is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Stash List: 18th Edition, 2015J.J. Jansons2015-08-20
This article requires BP Premium accessPitching Backward: Mother May I?Jeff Long2015-08-17
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Stash List: 17th Edition, 2015J.J. Jansons2015-08-13
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: August 7, 2015Daniel Rathman2015-08-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Stash List: 16th Edition, 2015J.J. Jansons2015-08-06
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Bummed!Daniel Rathman2015-05-22
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Sounds the Knuckleballer AlertR.J. Anderson2015-04-13
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: ALDS Preview: Orioles vs. TigersR.J. Anderson2014-10-02
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: September 3, 2014Daniel Rathman2014-09-03
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: August 28, 2014Daniel Rathman2014-08-28
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: August 25, 2014Daniel Rathman2014-08-25
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: August 11, 2014Chris Mosch2014-08-11
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: August 11, 2014Daniel Rathman2014-08-11
The Lineup Card: Nine Last-Minute TradesBaseball Prospectus2014-07-30


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Blaine Hardy has thrown 1,631 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2010 and 2015, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2015, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (89mph) and Curve (77mph), also mixing in a Slider (84mph) and Change (79mph). He also rarely throws a Sinker (90mph).