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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 33)
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Birth Date4-28-1981
Height6' 2"
Weight225 lbs
Age33 years, 3 months, 24 days
BatsR
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0.62010
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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
2004 MON 23 3 3 9.0 9.0 0.0 1 2 0 0 0 0 51 17 16 16 1 26 7 7 1 10 16.00 4.84 6.09 -0.4 -0.1
2006 WAS 25 6 6 36.7 36.7 0.0 1 3 0 0 4 0 163 43 20 19 2 62 12 10 3 16 4.66 4.17 5.36 0.6 0.2
2007 WAS 26 16 16 97.3 97.3 0.0 4 5 0 0 11 0 399 86 42 37 9 135 25 23 5 65 3.42 3.97 5.06 7.4 0.8
2008 WAS 27 12 12 63.3 63.3 0.0 1 5 0 0 3 0 296 88 47 41 5 132 23 21 1 39 5.83 4.04 4.32 7.9 1.0
2009 SDN 28 3 3 12.0 12.0 0.0 1 1 0 0 0 0 56 15 7 7 1 23 3 3 1 7 5.25 3.97 4.00 0.2 0.0
2010 TOR 29 4 4 20.7 20.7 0.0 1 2 0 0 0 0 91 24 8 6 1 31 4 4 1 14 2.61 3.05 3.39 6.0 0.6
2012 TOR 31 1 0 3.0 0.0 3.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0.00 5.05 7.67 -0.5 -0.1
Career4544242.0239.03.01018001801067273140126194097670121514.693.994.7621.22.5

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2001 VER A- 7 7 35.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 CLN A 25 25 146.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .300 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 BRV A+ 22 21 126.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .274 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 HAR AA 4 4 20.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .324 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 MON MLB 3 3 9.0 6.09 59 .391 .252 .317 .390 .247 .500 92 -0.2 -0.0 -0.4 -0.1
2004 HAR AA 17 17 87.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .312 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 WAS MLB 6 6 36.7 5.36 83 .272 .269 .342 .440 .266 .315 94 0.2 0.0 0.6 0.2
2006 HAR AA 10 10 50.0 3.75 118 .225 .264 .334 .383 .261 .284 105 8.1 0.9 8.0 1.0
2006 NWO AAA 1 1 5.1 5.24 108 .248 .265 .326 .395 .241 .316 125 0.9 0.1 1.5 0.2
2007 WAS MLB 16 16 97.3 5.06 90 .232 .268 .332 .438 .262 .261 96 4.8 0.5 7.4 0.8
2007 POT A+ 2 2 7.0 4.42 115 .119 .263 .322 .374 .246 .150 109 1.3 0.1 1.3 0.1
2007 COH AAA 1 1 5.0 4.63 98 .133 .248 .314 .365 .260 .222 98 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0
2008 WAS MLB 12 12 63.3 4.32 102 .313 .259 .323 .409 .259 .364 94 6.9 0.7 7.9 1.0
2008 POT A+ 1 1 5.0 2.60 143 .161 .249 .331 .408 .264 .286 97 1.6 0.2 1.6 0.2
2008 COH AAA 1 1 6.0 5.58 73 .316 .253 .322 .400 .254 .333 93 -0.7 -0.1 -0.7 -0.1
2009 SDN MLB 3 3 12.0 4.00 94 .319 .265 .325 .416 .262 .318 84 0.9 0.1 0.2 0.0
2010 TOR MLB 4 4 20.7 3.39 134 .249 .264 .317 .391 .245 .324 115 6.0 0.6 6.0 0.6
2010 DUN A+ 1 1 6.0 3.07 129 .263 .238 .309 .323 .238 .350 97 1.2 0.1 1.2 0.1
2010 NHP AA 1 1 7.0 3.94 123 .103 .250 .310 .356 .251 .150 113 1.3 0.1 1.3 0.1
2010 LVG AAA 5 5 21.0 5.46 84 .222 .277 .342 .418 .262 .219 95 1.5 0.1 1.5 0.1
2010 BLJ Rk 4 4 22.0 3.81 115 .177 .252 .300 .356 .249 .286 97 2.8 0.3 2.8 0.3
2012 TOR MLB 1 0 3.0 7.67 45 .140 .278 .332 .432 .272 .000 112 -0.5 -0.1 -0.5 -0.1
2012 LVG AAA 15 15 89.7 6.23 83 .273 .284 .352 .443 .275 .340 108 3.1 0.3 3.1 0.3
2012 CAN int 1 1 5.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .154 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 TOL AAA 26 26 150.3 6.28 57 .291 .258 .329 .385 .254 .333 96 -17.7 -1.8 -17.7 -1.8
2013 CAN int 1 1 2.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .200 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2014 NHP AA 3 3 17.7 6.06 60 .252 .270 .331 .413 .265 .217 98 -1.2 -0.1 -1.2 -0.1
2014 BUF AAA 6 4 29.7 6.98 62 .274 .254 .326 .387 .249 .295 107 -4.7 -0.5 -4.7 -0.5
2014 CHR AAA 10 9 58.0 5.86 93 .268 .265 .330 .387 .250 .311 117 1.6 0.2 1.6 0.2
2014 TOL AAA 2 2 14.0 4.68 105 .184 .260 .332 .410 .253 .244 105 0.9 0.1 0.9 0.1

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
2001 VER A- 2 2 0 7 7 35.7 22 8 23 0 0% .000 5.5 2.0 0.0 5.8 0.84 2.27 0.0 0.0
2002 CLN A 12 7 0 25 25 146.7 149 35 99 7 0% .300 9.1 2.1 0.4 6.1 1.25 3.44 0.0 0.0
2003 BRV A+ 9 4 0 22 21 126.7 118 26 66 3 0% .274 8.4 1.8 0.2 4.7 1.14 2.56 0.0 0.0
2003 HAR AA 3 1 0 4 4 20.3 23 11 12 0 0% .324 10.2 4.9 0.0 5.3 1.67 3.55 0.0 0.0
2004 HAR AA 5 7 0 17 17 87.7 90 20 53 4 0% .312 9.2 2.1 0.4 5.4 1.25 3.39 0.0 0.0
2004 MON MLB 1 2 0 3 3 9.0 17 7 10 1 36% .500 17.0 7.0 1.0 10.0 2.67 16.00 -0.4 -0.1
2006 NWO AAA 0 0 0 1 1 5.1 6 2 2 0 84% .316 10.6 3.5 0.0 3.5 1.57 3.53 1.5 0.2
2006 HAR AA 3 3 0 10 10 50.0 46 5 32 2 64% .284 8.3 0.9 0.4 5.8 1.02 2.70 8.0 1.0
2006 WAS MLB 1 3 0 6 6 36.7 43 12 16 2 51% .315 10.6 2.9 0.5 3.9 1.50 4.66 0.6 0.2
2007 POT A+ 0 0 0 2 2 7.0 3 1 4 0 70% .150 3.9 1.3 0.0 5.1 0.57 1.29 1.3 0.1
2007 COH AAA 0 1 0 1 1 5.0 4 0 0 0 72% .222 7.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.80 1.80 0.3 0.0
2007 WAS MLB 4 5 0 16 16 97.3 86 25 65 9 56% .261 8.0 2.3 0.8 6.0 1.14 3.42 7.4 0.8
2008 WAS MLB 1 5 0 12 12 63.3 88 23 39 5 49% .364 12.5 3.3 0.7 5.5 1.75 5.83 7.9 1.0
2008 COH AAA 0 1 0 1 1 6.0 9 0 2 1 52% .333 13.5 0.0 1.5 3.0 1.50 7.50 -0.7 -0.1
2008 POT A+ 1 0 0 1 1 5.0 4 1 4 0 79% .286 7.2 1.8 0.0 7.2 1.00 0.00 1.6 0.2
2009 SDN MLB 1 1 0 3 3 12.0 15 3 7 1 33% .318 11.2 2.2 0.8 5.2 1.50 5.25 0.2 0.0
2010 TOR MLB 1 2 0 4 4 20.7 24 4 14 1 50% .324 10.5 1.7 0.4 6.1 1.35 2.61 6.0 0.6
2010 DUN A+ 0 0 0 1 1 6.0 7 0 5 0 55% .350 10.5 0.0 0.0 7.5 1.17 3.00 1.2 0.1
2010 LVG AAA 2 2 0 5 5 21.0 16 5 9 2 47% .219 6.9 2.1 0.9 3.9 1.00 3.00 1.5 0.1
2010 NHP AA 1 0 0 1 1 7.0 3 2 4 0 45% .150 3.9 2.6 0.0 5.1 0.71 0.00 1.3 0.1
2010 BLJ Rk 3 0 0 4 4 22.0 18 1 21 0 60% .286 7.4 0.4 0.0 8.6 0.86 0.41 2.8 0.3
2012 CAN int 1 0 0 1 1 5.7 3 0 7 1 0% .154 4.8 0.0 1.6 11.1 0.53 1.59 0.0 0.0
2012 TOR MLB 1 0 0 1 0 3.0 0 2 0 0 89% .000 0.0 6.0 0.0 0.0 0.67 0.00 -0.5 -0.1
2012 LVG AAA 9 2 0 15 15 89.7 115 22 52 10 53% .340 11.5 2.2 1.0 5.2 1.53 4.52 3.1 0.3
2013 TOL AAA 4 14 0 26 26 150.3 191 47 84 17 54% .333 11.4 2.8 1.0 5.0 1.58 5.51 -17.7 -1.8
2013 CAN int 0 1 0 1 1 2.7 2 1 0 0 0% .200 6.8 3.4 0.0 0.0 1.12 6.75 0.0 0.0
2014 NHP AA 0 2 0 3 3 17.7 15 3 7 2 58% .217 7.6 1.5 1.0 3.6 1.02 5.09 -1.2 -0.1
2014 BUF AAA 2 1 0 6 4 29.7 31 14 21 5 61% .295 9.4 4.2 1.5 6.4 1.52 4.85 -4.7 -0.5
2014 CHR AAA 2 4 0 10 9 58.0 74 9 27 8 45% .311 11.5 1.4 1.2 4.2 1.43 4.81 1.6 0.2
2014 TOL AAA 2 0 0 2 2 14.0 11 2 5 0 56% .244 7.1 1.3 0.0 3.2 0.93 0.64 0.9 0.1

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
2008 982 0.5081 0.4098 0.8881 0.5391 0.2754 0.9331 0.7970 0.1095
2009 203 0.5172 0.4631 0.7979 0.6857 0.2245 0.8056 0.7727 0.1915
2010 361 0.4765 0.4639 0.8383 0.6105 0.3280 0.8952 0.7419 0.1617
2012 40 0.4750 0.3750 0.9333 0.5789 0.1905 0.9091 1.0000 0.0667
Career15860.50120.42810.86640.57510.27870.90750.78650.1308

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-07-11 2014-07-20 Minors 9 0 - Not Disclosed -
2014-05-31 2014-06-14 Minors 14 0 - Not Disclosed -
2010-08-26 2010-09-04 Minors 9 0 Not Disclosed -
2009-04-26 2009-10-05 60-DL 162 145 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2009-06-30
2009-03-05 2009-03-16 Camp 11 0 Right Forearm Inflammation -
2008-06-25 2008-09-29 15-DL 96 82 Right Elbow Surgery Bone Spurs 2008-09-05
2008-03-20 2008-04-19 15-DL 30 17 Right Forearm Strain -
2007-10-11 2007-10-11 Off 0 0 Left Shoulder Surgery Labrum 2007-10-11
2007-09-22 2007-10-01 DTD 9 8 Right Elbow Surgery Debridement 2007-09-26
2007-05-12 2007-08-14 60-DL 94 83 Right Elbow Inflammation Tendonitis -
2007-04-26 2007-04-26 DTD 0 0 Left Shoulder Strain -
2006-06-29 2006-10-01 60-DL 94 82 Right Elbow Soreness -
2005-03-24 2005-09-05 Minors 165 0 Right Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2004-09-16
2004-09-16 2004-10-04 DTD 18 16 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2004-09-16

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2009 SDN $500,000
2008 WAS $402,000
2007 WAS $380,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$1,282,000
3 yrTotal$1,282,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
4 y 18 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by Toronto as a free agent 3/24/14 (minor-league contract). Acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Toronto 6/11/14. Released by Chicago White Sox 8/10/14. Signed by Detroit as a free agent 8/12/14 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by Detroit as a free agent 10/24/12 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by Toronto as a free agent 6/18/12 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Toronto 9/24/12. Sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 10/4/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Signed by Florida as a free agent 1/31/11 (minor-league contract). $0.6M salary in majors. Released by Florida 4/2/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Signed by Toronto as a free agent 1/22/10 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Toronto 9/8/10. Released by Toronto 11/15/10.
  • 1 year/$0.775M (2009). Won in arbitration with Washington 2/7/09 ($0.775M-$0.5M). Released by Washington 3/18/09 (due 30 days’ pay, $127,049). Signed by San Diego as a free agent 3/23/09 (minor-league contract, $0.5M in majors). Released by San Diego 10/9/09.
  • 1 year/$0.402M (2008). Re-signed by Washington 1/25/08.
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007). Re-signed by Washington 1/07.
  • 1 year (2006). Re-signed by Washington 2/06 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Washington 5/06.
  • 2005: Injured, did not play
  • 1 year (2004). Re-signed by Montreal 2/04. Sent outright to Triple-A 11/04.
  • Drafted by Montreal 2000 (6-165) (Bishop Paul Francis Reding SS, Milton, Ontario). $0.115M signing bonus.

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Transaction Analysis: The Mess in the WestChristina Kahrl2009-04-30
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Hot Stove Preview: NL EastCaleb Peiffer2008-11-12
UTK Wrap: Eastern PromisesWill Carroll2008-08-29
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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2009-04-06 13:00:00 (link to chat)19 team league 5by5 waiver pickup: Shawn Hill or Daniel Cabrera?
(Ryan from NY)
Hill. I have him myself. (Joe Sheehan)
2008-10-17 13:00:00 (link to chat)Has there ever been a healthy Canadian pitcher? I'm looking at Harden, Gagne, Dempster, Bedard, Jeff Zimmerman, Loewen, Shawn Hill, Scott Mathieson. About the only counterpoint would be Paul Quantrill. Maybe the Mariners should be dealing Aumont before it's too late.
(paulbellows from Calgary)
There's something here and I'd question a lot of northern pitchers as well. If a pitcher does not throw enough when the growth plates are open, he won't get the proper humeral retroversion. Without it, he can't pitch at a major league level. My guess is that it's harder to get enough throwing done when it's cold, but there's a lot of research being done on this now. (Will Carroll)
2008-04-29 14:00:00 (link to chat)other pitchers availible are, Dontrelle Willis,Ted Lilly,Francisco Liriano, Tom Gorzelanny, Ubaldo Jiménez, Jarrod Washburn, Jeff Suppan, Jamie Moyer, Shawn Chacón, Shawn Hill, Kevin Millwood, Andy Sonnanstine, See anything in there you like better the Hughes?
(dogtothedog from Toronto)
Sonnanstine's intriguing. Lilly's using the wrong pitches, from what I can tell. I like Gorzelanny, but I'd like him more if he'd stop hurting my own team's numbers. I'd take Sonnanstine for now, honestly. Phil Hughes is all kinds of messed up at the moment.

Sonnanstine's using a cutter more this year, probably to offset the number of fastballs in the zone hitters knew were coming in '07. It hasn't helped his strikeout rate, but he's lowered the number of base hits he's allowing. That's a tough crowd of FA, I'll give you that... (Marc Normandin)
2008-03-17 12:00:00 (link to chat)Is it ever a good idea to just pack it in from day 1 and start building for next year? In my (very competitive) NL-only standard 5x5 keeper, I had a terrible, terrible auction. I had a full $30 leftover, my best starting pitcher is probably Shawn Hill, my only hitters of note are D. Lee, Zimmerman, and Franceour, and 4 of my 6 outfield+util spots are guys who probably won't start (Rajai Davis, Nyjer Morgan, Felix Pie, and Elijah Dukes). Oh, and the closest thing I have to a closer is either Bob Howry or Tony Pena. If you were me, would you take up the challenge of trying to compete this year through trades and fa, or just shoot for '09?
(Ameer from Bloomington, IN)
Ameer,

I could never pack it in on the first day or first half in a season. One time I got done in by dial up in a crappy hotel room in Florida for a draft. Honestly part of the fun was digging my way out of the mess the auto pick dealt me. Give it the first half and embrace the challenge. After the first half is over then evaluate and decide if it's time to look to 09'. (Mike Siano)
2008-02-19 13:00:00 (link to chat)Hi Will, Thanks for the chat. How likely is it that Cole Hamels stays healthy this year? How about Shawn Hill?
(Dave from California)
Worried about both. (Will Carroll)
2008-01-17 14:00:00 (link to chat)Other than Tyler Clippard, the Nationals have not added any starting pitchers this off-season. With an additional year on the youngsters, do you think the Nats starting pitchers will be better or worse than last year?
(Kevin from Fairfax VA)
I expect Tim Redding to take a beating with the reality stick, but if they get more than 40 starts combined out of John Patterson and Shawn Hill, this will definitely be a better unit than last year's. (Christina Kahrl)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Shawn Hill threw 1,990 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2013, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and The World Baseball Classic. In 2013, he relied primarily on his Sinker (89mph), also mixing in a Slider (84mph) and Fourseam Fastball (89mph). He also rarely threw a Change (80mph).