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Portrait of Matt Heidenreich

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 23)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
67.7 6.25 1.67 30 2 6 0 -1.2
Birth Date1-17-1991
Height6' 5"
Weight185 lbs
Age23 years, 9 months, 4 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
2010
2011
2012
2013
-1.22014
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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

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
2011 KAN A 27 27 154.3 5.53 84 .274 .261 .329 .397 .261 .310 100 3.9 0.4 3.9 0.4
2012 WNS A+ 15 15 93.3 5.17 91 .241 .254 .323 .379 .258 .266 99 2.9 0.3 2.9 0.3
2012 BIR AA 3 3 18.3 4.76 81 .305 .262 .338 .395 .265 .371 90 -0.7 -0.1 -0.7 -0.1
2012 CCH AA 8 7 34.3 3.88 112 .266 .264 .332 .393 .267 .325 98 5.3 0.6 6.8 0.8
2013 CCH AA 25 7 54.7 6.17 66 .335 .251 .314 .384 .254 .378 106 -4.6 -0.5 -4.6 -0.5
2013 AST Rk 6 1 11.0 4.41 123 .249 .249 .323 .349 .256 .308 119 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0
2014 LNC A+ 16 6 53.3 4.59 111 .294 .264 .330 .415 .272 .400 105 11.8 1.2 11.8 1.2
2014 CCH AA 12 5 33.7 6.28 63 .333 .250 .323 .383 .257 .409 106 -1.8 -0.2 -1.8 -0.2

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
2011 KAN A 10 10 0 27 27 154.3 174 31 101 13 56% .310 10.1 1.8 0.8 5.9 1.33 4.32 3.9 0.4
2012 WNS A+ 8 2 0 15 15 93.3 88 13 62 12 49% .266 8.5 1.3 1.2 6.0 1.08 3.57 2.9 0.3
2012 BIR AA 1 2 0 3 3 18.3 27 5 9 1 56% .371 13.3 2.5 0.5 4.4 1.75 5.89 -0.7 -0.1
2012 CCH AA 3 1 0 8 7 34.3 39 7 26 2 45% .325 10.2 1.8 0.5 6.8 1.34 3.93 6.8 0.8
2013 AST Rk 0 0 0 6 1 11.0 12 2 7 0 62% .308 9.8 1.6 0.0 5.7 1.27 5.73 0.2 0.0
2013 CCH AA 4 5 0 25 7 54.7 83 16 34 10 42% .378 13.7 2.6 1.6 5.6 1.81 8.23 -4.6 -0.5
2014 LNC A+ 3 4 2 16 6 53.3 74 14 54 6 48% .400 12.5 2.4 1.0 9.1 1.65 5.40 11.8 1.2
2014 CCH AA 1 0 1 12 5 33.7 51 21 30 4 49% .409 13.6 5.6 1.1 8.0 2.14 8.02 -1.8 -0.2

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

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

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

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Details

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 3.6 6.2 0.2 19 14 86.6 91 27 38 11 .272 1.37 4.90 5.33 -1.9 -0.2
80o 3.1 6 0.2 18 13 79.9 91 26 35 11 .286 1.46 5.35 5.82 -5.8 -0.6
70o 2.8 5.9 0.2 17 12 75.2 90 26 33 11 .296 1.54 5.69 6.18 -8.1 -0.8
60o 2.5 5.8 0.1 16 11 71.3 89 26 31 11 .305 1.60 5.98 6.5 -9.8 -1.0
50o 2.2 5.7 0.1 15 11 67.8 87 26 30 11 .313 1.67 6.26 6.8 -11.1 -1.1
40o 2 5.6 0.1 14 10 64.3 86 25 28 11 .321 1.73 6.54 7.11 -12.3 -1.3
30o 1.7 5.5 0.1 13 10 60.6 85 25 27 11 .330 1.80 6.85 7.44 -13.3 -1.4
20o 1.5 5.3 0.1 13 9 56.4 83 24 25 10 .340 1.89 7.22 7.84 -14.2 -1.4
10o 1.1 5.1 0.1 11 8 50.8 79 23 22 10 .355 2.02 7.74 8.42 -15.0 -1.5
Weighted Mean2.25.60.1151167.286253011.3111.656.226.76-10.8-1.1

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

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
201524690292113817345722049.3171.585.696.1911.32.94.71.3-1.6
201625790302114116244752149.2961.465.185.6310.32.84.81.3-0.8
201726680292113916542752049.3061.495.325.7810.72.74.91.3-1.0
201827680281913015439691949.3041.485.255.7010.72.74.81.3-0.9
201928680281913115438711849.3051.475.135.5810.62.64.91.2-0.7
202029680282013215437731849.3031.444.995.4210.52.55.01.2-0.5
202130680282013215136751849.3001.414.855.2710.32.45.11.2-0.3
202231670261812414234691749.3001.424.905.3210.32.55.01.2-0.3
202332670251711713531641749.2991.424.885.3010.42.44.91.3-0.3

Upside By Year

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1 94 Tim Sexton 2010 0.00 DNP
2 93 Yohan Almonte 2013 0.00 DNP
3 93 Egan Smith 2012 0.00 DNP
4 92 Brandon Durden 2008 0.00 DNP
5 92 Victor Mateo 2013 0.00 DNP
6 92 Trevor Harden 2011 0.00 DNP
7 91 Tyson Perez 2013 0.00 DNP
8 91 Edgar Garcia 2011 0.00 DNP
9 91 Spencer Arroyo 2012 0.00 DNP
10 91 Tommy Mendoza 2011 0.00 DNP
11 91 Ricky Bowen 2011 0.00 DNP
12 91 Juan Gonzalez 2013 0.00 DNP
13 91 Aaron Shafer 2010 0.00 DNP
14 91 Mark Pope 2013 0.00 DNP
15 90 Julio Cesar Pimentel 2009 0.00 DNP
16 90 Tim Shibuya 2013 0.00 DNP
17 90 Trevor Holder 2010 0.00 DNP
18 90 Ching Lung Lo 2009 0.00 DNP
19 90 Ronald Bay 2007 0.00 DNP
20 90 Kevin Eichhorn 2013 0.00 DNP
21 90 Mario Hollands 2012 0.00 DNP
22 90 Donovan Hand 2009 0.00 DNP
23 90 Leondy Perez 2013 0.00 DNP
24 90 Raydel Sanchez 2013 0.00 DNP
25 90 Manuel Rivera 2013 0.00 DNP
26 90 Chris Seddon 2007 9.87
27 90 Tyler Cloyd 2010 0.00 DNP
28 90 Jacob Thompson 2010 0.00 DNP
29 90 Oliver Drake 2010 0.00 DNP
30 89 Keith Weiser 2008 0.00 DNP
31 89 Daniel Webb 2013 3.18
32 89 Bobby Doran 2012 0.00 DNP
33 89 Taylor Stanton 2011 0.00 DNP
34 89 Marcos Frias 2012 0.00 DNP
35 89 Oliver Odle 2009 0.00 DNP
36 89 Justin Edwards 2011 0.00 DNP
37 89 Roenis Elias 2012 0.00 DNP
38 89 Wade Miley 2010 0.00 DNP
39 89 Ryan Webb 2009 4.91
40 89 Brett Sinkbeil 2008 0.00 DNP
41 89 Robert Ray 2007 0.00 DNP
42 89 Madison Boer 2013 0.00 DNP
43 89 Robert Morey 2012 0.00 DNP
44 89 Bobby Lanigan 2010 0.00 DNP
45 89 Pete Ruiz 2011 0.00 DNP
46 89 Jon Michael Redding 2011 0.00 DNP
47 89 Jose Macias 2013 0.00 DNP
48 89 Jeff Mandel 2008 0.00 DNP
49 89 Brandon Gomes 2008 0.00 DNP
50 89 Vianney Mayo 2013 0.00 DNP
51 89 Carlos Quevedo 2013 0.00 DNP
52 88 Mike Ramlow 2009 0.00 DNP
53 88 Chris Lamb 2013 0.00 DNP
54 88 Charles Shirek 2009 0.00 DNP
55 88 Todd Redmond 2008 0.00 DNP
56 88 Parker Frazier 2012 0.00 DNP
57 88 Craig Stammen 2007 0.00 DNP
58 88 Jose Alvarez 2012 0.00 DNP
59 88 Gregory Ross 2013 0.00 DNP
60 88 Jacob Rasner 2010 0.00 DNP
61 88 Pat Dean 2012 0.00 DNP
62 88 Ricky Brooks 2008 0.00 DNP
63 88 Quinton Miller 2013 0.00 DNP
64 88 Kelvin Villa 2009 0.00 DNP
65 88 A.J. Morris 2010 0.00 DNP
66 88 David Phelps 2010 0.00 DNP
67 88 Samuel Gaviglio 2013 0.00 DNP
68 88 Aaron Brooks 2013 0.00 DNP
69 88 Brad Meyers 2009 0.00 DNP
70 88 Alan Johnson 2007 0.00 DNP
71 88 Sean Murphy 2012 0.00 DNP
72 88 Brooks Raley 2011 0.00 DNP
73 88 Colby Shreve 2011 0.00 DNP
74 88 Andrew Carpenter 2008 0.00
75 88 Chris Heston 2011 0.00 DNP
76 88 Miguel Munoz 2012 0.00 DNP
77 88 Chad Jenkins 2011 0.00 DNP
78 88 Jesse Darrah 2013 0.00 DNP
79 88 Bradin Hagens 2012 0.00 DNP
80 88 Bryan Evans 2010 0.00 DNP
81 87 Jake Stevens 2008 0.00 DNP
82 87 Brad Tippett 2011 0.00 DNP
83 87 Lance Janke 2010 0.00 DNP
84 87 Stephen Sauer 2010 0.00 DNP
85 87 Brad Peacock 2011 0.75
86 87 Justin Collop 2011 0.00 DNP
87 87 Bobby Hansen 2013 0.00 DNP
88 87 Angel Sanchez 2013 0.00 DNP
89 87 Josh Tomlin 2008 0.00 DNP
90 87 Michael Belfiore 2012 0.00 DNP
91 87 Wilfredo Boscan 2013 0.00 DNP
92 87 Robert Bundy 2013 0.00 DNP
93 87 Dylan Owen 2010 0.00 DNP
94 87 Matthew Summers 2013 0.00 DNP
95 87 Richard Castillo 2013 0.00 DNP
96 87 Stolmy Pimentel 2013 3.86
97 87 Tyler Robertson 2011 0.00 DNP
98 87 Jerry Sullivan 2011 0.00 DNP
99 87 Nick Tepesch 2012 0.00 DNP
100 87 Brennan Smith 2013 0.00 DNP

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BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2011 Matt Heidenreich was a fourth-round high school pick in '09, and with a big frame and heat that sits in the low 90s, he's worth waiting on, if a long way off.

BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessPainting the Black: The Selling-the-Closer MythR.J. Anderson2014-07-24
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: AFL and Winter League Recap for Games of November 14Jeff Moore2013-11-15
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: AFL Recap for Games of November 4Jeff Moore2013-11-05
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: AFL Recap for Games of October 16Jeff Moore2013-10-17
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Process: Resetting the Astros RosterBradley Ankrom2012-08-17


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Matt Heidenreich threw 229 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2013, all of them occuring in Fall/Winter Ball. In 2013, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (89mph) and Change (80mph), also mixing in a Slider (79mph). He also rarely threw a Sinker (90mph) and Curve (76mph).