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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 30)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date5-30-1984
Height6' 4"
Weight220 lbs
Age30 years, 6 months, 28 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
0.12010
0.52011
0.32012
2013
0.02014
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
2010 CLE 26 40 0 44.7 0.0 44.7 0 1 1 1 0 0 189 48 22 20 6 80 9 9 2 24 4.03 4.46 5.07 0.9 0.1
2011 CLE 27 40 0 56.3 0.0 56.3 4 0 0 1 0 0 253 71 35 32 7 109 16 15 0 34 5.11 4.32 4.41 5.5 0.5
2012 CLE 28 15 0 19.3 0.0 19.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 71 12 5 5 1 21 4 4 0 14 2.33 2.89 3.42 2.8 0.3
Career950120.30.0120.341120051313162571421029282724.264.144.519.30.9

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
2006 LKC A 26 26 122.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .301 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 KIN A+ 26 26 146.0 5.60 82 .261 .261 .335 .385 .255 .307 99 -0.6 -0.1 -0.6 -0.1
2008 KIN A+ 1 1 5.3 5.48 77 .313 .257 .315 .397 .252 .368 95 -0.2 -0.0 -0.2 -0.0
2008 AKR AA 23 23 131.7 4.67 102 .241 .265 .339 .407 .259 .299 102 14.0 1.4 14.0 1.4
2008 BUF AAA 2 2 13.0 3.78 114 .246 .266 .329 .424 .267 .294 93 1.6 0.2 1.6 0.2
2009 AKR AA 5 5 30.7 5.86 61 .233 .254 .323 .373 .259 .235 95 -2.5 -0.3 -2.5 -0.3
2009 COH AAA 44 0 76.0 3.85 121 .229 .262 .323 .396 .246 .319 114 14.6 1.4 14.6 1.4
2009 AGU Wnt 11 0 12.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .268 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 CLE MLB 40 0 44.7 5.07 93 .265 .265 .329 .415 .260 .286 106 0.9 0.1 0.9 0.1
2010 COH AAA 19 0 28.7 3.58 125 .142 .256 .329 .406 .255 .200 106 4.8 0.5 4.8 0.5
2011 CLE MLB 40 0 56.3 4.41 103 .288 .262 .324 .419 .265 .327 102 5.6 0.6 5.5 0.5
2011 COH AAA 9 0 10.7 6.33 74 .251 .278 .341 .423 .264 .387 112 -0.3 -0.0 -0.3 -0.0
2012 CLE MLB 15 0 19.3 3.42 121 .180 .261 .318 .416 .261 .212 98 2.8 0.3 2.8 0.3
2012 COH AAA 42 0 52.7 4.92 101 .255 .254 .324 .379 .250 .347 112 4.6 0.5 4.6 0.5
2014 COH AAA 28 0 29.7 5.61 81 .291 .260 .326 .397 .249 .306 104 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0

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
2006 LKC A 4 6 0 26 26 122.0 122 47 89 8 0% .301 9.0 3.5 0.6 6.6 1.39 3.91 0.0 0.0
2007 KIN A+ 11 5 0 26 26 146.0 163 28 88 15 46% .307 10.0 1.7 0.9 5.4 1.31 4.01 -0.6 -0.1
2008 BUF AAA 0 2 0 2 2 13.0 11 6 14 1 51% .294 7.6 4.2 0.7 9.7 1.31 1.38 1.6 0.2
2008 KIN A+ 0 0 0 1 1 5.3 8 1 4 1 50% .368 13.6 1.7 1.7 6.8 1.70 11.89 -0.2 -0.0
2008 AKR AA 11 6 0 23 23 131.7 142 36 86 9 34% .299 9.7 2.5 0.6 5.9 1.35 4.10 14.0 1.4
2009 COH AAA 2 3 2 44 0 76.0 83 13 50 3 37% .319 9.8 1.5 0.4 5.9 1.26 2.96 14.6 1.4
2009 AGU Wnt 1 0 0 11 0 12.0 13 4 6 2 0% .268 9.8 3.0 1.5 4.5 1.42 2.25 0.0 0.0
2009 AKR AA 2 1 0 5 5 30.7 27 5 12 4 50% .235 7.9 1.5 1.2 3.5 1.04 2.93 -2.5 -0.3
2010 COH AAA 3 0 2 19 0 28.7 15 8 22 0 47% .200 4.7 2.5 0.0 6.9 0.80 0.31 4.8 0.5
2010 CLE MLB 0 1 1 40 0 44.7 48 9 24 6 37% .286 9.7 1.8 1.2 4.8 1.28 4.03 0.9 0.1
2011 COH AAA 0 0 0 9 0 10.7 13 4 12 1 50% .387 11.0 3.4 0.8 10.1 1.59 5.91 -0.3 -0.0
2011 CLE MLB 4 0 0 40 0 56.3 71 16 34 7 33% .327 11.3 2.6 1.1 5.4 1.54 5.11 5.5 0.5
2012 COH AAA 2 2 8 42 0 52.7 58 15 58 8 39% .347 9.9 2.6 1.4 9.9 1.39 4.78 4.6 0.5
2012 CLE MLB 0 0 0 15 0 19.3 12 4 14 1 40% .212 5.6 1.9 0.5 6.5 0.83 2.33 2.8 0.3
2014 COH AAA 1 1 0 28 0 29.7 32 19 30 6 32% .306 9.7 5.8 1.8 9.1 1.72 6.37 0.4 0.0

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
2010 747 0.5797 0.4766 0.8764 0.6374 0.2548 0.8949 0.8125 0.1208
2011 998 0.5611 0.5200 0.8401 0.7071 0.2808 0.8611 0.7724 0.1599
2012 295 0.5525 0.4610 0.8015 0.6810 0.1894 0.8649 0.5200 0.1985
Career20400.56670.49560.84780.67780.25810.8740.75060.1512

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-07-25 2014-08-11 Minors 17 0 Left Lower Leg Strain Calf -
2013-03-25 2013-10-03 60-DL 192 162 Right Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2013-03-13 -
2013-02-26 2013-03-25 Camp 27 0 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2013-03-13 -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 CLE $
2013 CLE $495,500
2012 CLE $
2011 CLE $419,800
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$915,300
2 yrTotal$915,300

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 147 d1 year/$0.56M (2014)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.56M (2014). Re-signed by Cleveland 12/3/13 (avoided arbitration). DFA by Cleveland 3/30/14. Sent outright to Triple-A 4/8/14.
  • 1 year/$0.4955M (2013). Re-signed by Cleveland 3/11/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/12.
  • 1 year/$0.4198M (2011). Re-signed by Cleveland 3/8/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Contract purchased by Cleveland 6/4/10.
  • Signed 2005 as an amateur free agent (Harvard).

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BP Articles

Frank Herrmann is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 4, 2013Joe Hamrahi2013-04-04
Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 4, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-04
In A Pickle: The Disunited States of AmericaJason Wojciechowski2013-01-17
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Taking Central StageJohn Perrotto2011-08-10
Transaction Analysis: Opportunity KnocksBen Lindbergh2011-05-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTeam Injury Projection: Cleveland IndiansMarc Normandin2011-03-24
This article requires BP Premium accessTeam Injury Projection: Cleveland IndiansCorey Dawkins2011-03-24
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: AL MovesChristina Kahrl2011-03-23
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: White Sox, IndiansChristina Kahrl2010-09-29
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Q&A: Frank HerrmannDavid Laurila2010-09-21
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Manny Being Manny with a SAP ButtonJohn Perrotto2010-09-01
This article requires BP Premium accessContractual Matters: The UndraftedJeff Euston2010-06-10
Transaction Action: Remembering The KidChristina Kahrl2010-06-04


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Frank Herrmann threw 1,999 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2010 and 2012, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2012, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (95mph), also mixing in a Curve (80mph) and Slider (86mph). He also rarely threw a Change (87mph).