Biographical

Portrait of B.J. Hermsen

B.J. Hermsen PTwins

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 24)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
84.3 5.85 1.62 28 3 7 0 -1.1
Birth Date12-1-1989
Height6' 5"
Weight240 lbs
Age24 years, 10 months, 23 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
2011
2012
2013
-1.12014
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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
2009 TWI Rk 10 10 53.3 3.93 100 .162 .237 .311 .321 .249 .216 84 1.1 0.1 1.1 0.1
2010 BLT A 12 12 72.0 5.13 94 .270 .262 .342 .391 .262 .328 106 4.7 0.5 4.7 0.5
2010 ELZ Rk 8 6 38.0 4.52 93 .240 .261 .310 .389 .267 .313 91 1.8 0.2 1.8 0.2
2011 BLT A 21 20 124.7 4.86 88 .276 .243 .313 .357 .256 .302 94 1.3 0.1 1.3 0.1
2011 FTM A+ 5 5 26.7 4.04 110 .276 .264 .335 .374 .259 .367 93 3.8 0.4 3.8 0.4
2012 FTM A+ 4 4 23.0 4.72 109 .183 .251 .322 .374 .244 .211 109 2.3 0.2 2.3 0.2
2012 NBR AA 22 22 139.7 4.86 92 .255 .262 .328 .397 .262 .287 101 6.0 0.6 6.0 0.6
2013 NBR AA 30 14 86.0 6.48 54 .307 .259 .332 .396 .269 .346 101 -6.0 -0.6 -6.0 -0.6
2014 FTM A+ 20 3 34.0 9.22 -3 .322 .257 .321 .371 .253 .358 100 -9.0 -0.9 -9.0 -0.9
2014 NBR AA 3 0 4.0 8.69 10 .376 .264 .337 .392 .265 .429 102 -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
2009 TWI Rk 6 2 0 10 10 53.3 32 4 42 0 57% .216 5.4 0.7 0.0 7.1 0.68 1.35 1.1 0.1
2010 ELZ Rk 2 2 0 8 6 38.0 39 4 39 2 56% .313 9.2 0.9 0.5 9.2 1.13 3.32 1.8 0.2
2010 BLT A 4 6 0 12 12 72.0 85 15 46 6 43% .328 10.6 1.9 0.8 5.8 1.39 5.00 4.7 0.5
2011 FTM A+ 2 1 0 5 5 26.7 34 6 20 1 43% .367 11.5 2.0 0.3 6.8 1.50 4.39 3.8 0.4
2011 BLT A 11 7 0 21 20 124.7 131 31 81 10 47% .302 9.5 2.2 0.7 5.8 1.30 3.10 1.3 0.1
2012 NBR AA 11 6 0 22 22 139.7 145 25 75 12 45% .287 9.3 1.6 0.8 4.8 1.22 3.22 6.0 0.6
2012 FTM A+ 1 0 0 4 4 23.0 16 5 12 1 49% .211 6.3 2.0 0.4 4.7 0.91 0.78 2.3 0.2
2013 NBR AA 1 10 0 30 14 86.0 117 28 35 6 60% .346 12.2 2.9 0.6 3.7 1.69 4.81 -6.0 -0.6
2014 FTM A+ 1 2 0 20 3 34.0 49 16 17 5 56% .358 13.0 4.2 1.3 4.5 1.91 6.62 -9.0 -0.9
2014 NBR AA 0 0 0 3 0 4.0 9 2 0 0 52% .429 20.2 4.5 0.0 0.0 2.75 13.50 -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

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d2013

Details
  • 2013. Contract purchased by Minnesota 11/20/12. Sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 11/20/13.
  • Drafted by Minnesota 2008 (1-14) (Wilson HS, Long Beach). Signed 6/08, $1.78M signing bonus.

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 4.9 7.6 0 18 18 103.0 110 28 34 11 .270 1.34 4.64 5.05 0.9 0.1
80o 4.3 7.5 0 17 17 96.4 110 28 32 11 .283 1.43 5.05 5.49 -3.6 -0.4
70o 3.9 7.4 0 16 16 91.8 109 28 30 11 .293 1.50 5.35 5.81 -6.4 -0.7
60o 3.6 7.3 0 15 15 87.9 109 28 29 11 .301 1.56 5.61 6.1 -8.6 -0.9
50o 3.3 7.3 0 15 15 84.3 109 28 28 11 .308 1.62 5.86 6.37 -10.4 -1.1
40o 3 7.2 0 14 14 80.8 108 28 27 11 .316 1.68 6.11 6.64 -11.9 -1.2
30o 2.7 7.1 0 13 13 77.1 107 28 26 11 .325 1.75 6.38 6.93 -13.3 -1.4
20o 2.4 7 0 13 13 72.9 106 27 24 11 .334 1.83 6.71 7.29 -14.8 -1.5
10o 2 6.8 0 12 12 67.3 104 27 22 11 .348 1.94 7.17 7.79 -16.3 -1.7
Weighted Mean3.37.20151583.9107282811.3071.615.836.33-10.0-1.0

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
2015257100232313617140571747.3141.565.485.9511.32.73.81.1-1.2
2016268100262615218140721947.3021.454.945.3710.72.44.31.1-0.4
201727670191911213331501347.3011.464.995.4210.72.54.01.0-0.4
201828680212112214630541647.3021.444.995.4310.82.24.01.2-0.4
201929680202011614230531447.3091.485.085.5211.02.34.11.1-0.5
202030570181810512526491447.3021.444.995.4210.72.24.21.2-0.3
202131670181810712626521447.3021.424.815.2310.62.24.41.2-0.1
20223256017179911724471247.3021.424.825.2410.62.24.31.1-0.1
20233356016169311122431247.3021.424.865.2810.72.14.11.2-0.2

Upside By Year

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3 95 David Buchanan 2013 0.00 DNP
4 94 Jon Kibler 2011 0.00 DNP
5 93 Jeff Marquez 2009 0.00 DNP
6 93 Ryan Tepera 2012 0.00 DNP
7 93 Cameron Bayne 2012 0.00 DNP
8 92 Brett Brach 2012 0.00 DNP
9 92 Shawn Sanford 2013 0.00 DNP
10 92 Keith Weiser 2009 0.00 DNP
11 92 Ryan Mattheus 2008 0.00 DNP
12 91 Reidier Gonzalez 2010 0.00 DNP
13 91 Daryl Maday 2010 0.00 DNP
14 91 Ben Alsup 2013 0.00 DNP
15 91 Chris Sorce 2012 0.00 DNP
16 91 Joseph O'Gara 2012 0.00 DNP
17 91 Parker Frazier 2013 0.00 DNP
18 91 Kelvin Marte 2012 0.00 DNP
19 91 Matt McSwain 2010 0.00 DNP
20 90 Zachary Neal 2013 0.00 DNP
21 90 Brett Sinkbeil 2009 0.00 DNP
22 90 Justin Schumer 2013 0.00 DNP
23 90 Scott McGregor 2011 0.00 DNP
24 90 Casey Hudspeth 2009 0.00 DNP
25 90 Orangel Arenas 2013 0.00 DNP
26 90 Casey Lawrence 2012 0.00 DNP
27 90 Sergio Perez 2009 0.00 DNP
28 89 Donovan Hand 2010 0.00 DNP
29 89 Julio Cesar Pimentel 2010 0.00 DNP
30 89 Cesar Ramos 2008 0.00 DNP
31 89 Alan Johnson 2008 0.00 DNP
32 89 Dallas Trahern 2010 0.00 DNP
33 89 Adam Cowart 2008 0.00 DNP
34 89 Cameron Hobson 2013 0.00 DNP
35 89 Jared Rogers 2012 0.00 DNP
36 88 Blake Johnson 2009 0.00 DNP
37 88 Scott Carroll 2009 0.00 DNP
38 88 Bobby Doran 2013 0.00 DNP
39 88 Scott Moviel 2012 0.00 DNP
40 88 Cameron Selik 2012 0.00 DNP
41 88 Cody White 2009 0.00 DNP
42 88 Nathanial Culp 2009 0.00 DNP
43 88 Josh Bowman 2013 0.00 DNP
44 88 Donald Hume 2010 0.00 DNP
45 88 Mark Holliman 2008 0.00 DNP
46 88 Matthew Grace 2013 0.00 DNP
47 88 Mike Ekstrom 2008 7.45
48 87 Mike Watt 2013 0.00 DNP
49 87 Robert Morey 2013 0.00 DNP
50 87 Adam Mills 2009 0.00 DNP
51 87 Cory Rauschenberger 2009 0.00 DNP
52 87 Darren Byrd 2011 0.00 DNP
53 87 Daniel Moskos 2010 0.00 DNP
54 87 Ryan Bradley 2013 0.00 DNP
55 87 Joshua Mueller 2013 0.00 DNP
56 87 Matthew Miller 2013 0.00 DNP
57 87 Richard Bleier 2011 0.00 DNP
58 87 Santos Arias 2011 0.00 DNP
59 87 Stephen Sauer 2011 0.00 DNP
60 87 Shane Wolf 2011 0.00 DNP
61 87 Kevin Thomas 2011 0.00 DNP
62 87 Ryan Pressly 2013 4.34
63 87 Ross Ohlendorf 2007 2.84
64 87 Zack Segovia 2007 9.00
65 87 Charlie Leesman 2011 0.00 DNP
66 87 Mark Cohoon 2012 0.00 DNP
67 87 Kyle Mura 2009 0.00 DNP
68 87 Robert Mosebach 2009 11.57
69 87 Clayton Richard 2008 6.99
70 87 Kevin Pucetas 2009 0.00 DNP
71 86 Taylor Jordan 2013 4.70
72 86 Jordan Smith 2010 3.86
73 86 Ryan Cook 2011 7.04
74 86 Mike McClendon 2009 0.00 DNP
75 86 Wardell Starling 2007 0.00 DNP
76 86 Brandon Hynick 2009 0.00 DNP
77 86 Brandon Cumpton 2013 2.35
78 86 Frank Herrmann 2008 0.00 DNP
79 86 Jon Michael Redding 2012 0.00 DNP
80 86 Jesus Sanchez 2012 0.00 DNP
81 86 Michael Schlact 2010 0.00 DNP
82 86 Jose Sanchez 2008 0.00 DNP
83 86 Jesse Hernandez 2013 0.00 DNP
84 86 Bradin Hagens 2013 0.00 DNP
85 86 Pedro Villarreal 2012 0.00
86 86 Eric Fornataro 2012 0.00 DNP
87 86 Sean Gleason 2010 0.00 DNP
88 86 Yorman Bazardo 2009 8.72
89 86 Mike Rayl 2013 0.00 DNP
90 86 Matthew Tomshaw 2013 0.00 DNP
91 86 Dallas Buck 2009 0.00 DNP
92 86 Aaron Pribanic 2011 0.00 DNP
93 86 Matthew Tracy 2013 0.00 DNP
94 86 Brad Meyers 2010 0.00 DNP
95 86 Stephen Fife 2011 0.00 DNP
96 86 Justin Germano 2007 4.86
97 85 Perci Garner 2013 0.00 DNP
98 85 Mitch Talbot 2008 11.17
99 85 Taylor Stanton 2012 0.00 DNP
100 85 Michael Cisco 2011 0.00 DNP

Platoon

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BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2013 Another command righty who doesn’t miss bats, B.J. Hermsen generates good sink and a lot of grounders and will probably see time in Minnesota (and get knocked around something fierce) before this season mercifully ends.

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  Title Author Date
In A Pickle: Becoming an Empowered and Informed Member of SocietyJason Wojciechowski2013-03-21
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Twins Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2011-11-03
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of June 17Kevin Goldstein2010-06-18


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