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Portrait of D.J. Houlton

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
2 157 6 11 0 111 4.99 0.2
Birth Date8-12-1979
Height6' 4"
Weight235 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsR
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
2005 LAN 25 35 19 129.0 105.0 24.0 6 9 0 0 8 0 578 145 79 74 21 250 52 49 8 90 5.16 5.11 5.07 3.0 0.3
2007 LAN 27 18 0 28.0 0.0 28.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 113 28 14 13 5 45 7 7 0 21 4.18 4.75 5.84 -0.4 -0.0
Career5319157.0105.052.06110080691173938726295595681114.995.045.202.60.2

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
2001 GRL A 1 1 5.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 MAR Rk 13 13 72.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 GRL A 35 16 140.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .274 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 ROU AA 18 18 109.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .268 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 NWO AAA 11 11 61.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .315 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 ROU AA 28 28 159.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .296 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 LAN MLB 35 19 129.0 5.07 82 .295 .257 .323 .407 .257 .305 94 4.2 0.4 3.0 0.3
2006 LVG AAA 29 29 162.1 5.77 84 .272 .272 .343 .428 .267 .312 109 11.6 1.1 11.2 1.0
2007 LAN MLB 18 0 28.0 5.84 80 .248 .261 .323 .409 .253 .287 101 -0.4 -0.0 -0.4 -0.0
2007 LVG AAA 23 19 106.0 4.23 121 .255 .280 .350 .434 .264 .302 109 27.4 2.6 30.8 2.8
2008 FKU npb 28 11 84.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .305 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2009 FKU npb 25 25 171.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .244 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 FKU npb 16 0 79.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .354 0.0 0.0 0.0 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
2001 MAR Rk 5 4 0 13 13 72.0 67 7 71 7 0% .000 8.4 0.9 0.9 8.9 1.03 2.50 0.0 0.0
2001 GRL A 0 1 0 1 1 5.0 7 1 4 0 0% .000 12.6 1.8 0.0 7.2 1.60 5.40 0.0 0.0
2002 GRL A 14 5 2 35 16 140.7 120 30 138 12 0% .274 7.7 1.9 0.8 8.8 1.07 3.13 0.0 0.0
2003 ROU AA 5 4 0 18 18 109.0 93 28 101 11 0% .268 7.7 2.3 0.9 8.3 1.11 3.47 0.0 0.0
2003 NWO AAA 3 4 0 11 11 61.7 70 19 48 12 0% .315 10.2 2.8 1.8 7.0 1.44 5.40 0.0 0.0
2004 ROU AA 12 5 0 28 28 159.0 141 47 159 14 0% .296 8.0 2.7 0.8 9.0 1.18 2.94 0.0 0.0
2005 LAN MLB 6 9 0 35 19 129.0 145 52 90 21 38% .305 10.1 3.6 1.5 6.3 1.53 5.16 3.0 0.3
2006 LVG AAA 9 11 0 29 29 162.1 180 60 132 25 37% .312 10.0 3.3 1.4 7.3 1.48 5.61 11.2 1.0
2007 LVG AAA 6 4 0 23 19 106.0 106 39 92 12 36% .302 9.0 3.3 1.0 7.8 1.37 3.65 30.8 2.8
2007 LAN MLB 0 2 0 18 0 28.0 28 7 21 5 36% .287 9.0 2.2 1.6 6.8 1.25 4.18 -0.4 -0.0
2008 FKU npb 4 7 6 28 11 84.3 82 31 86 10 0% .305 8.8 3.3 1.1 9.2 1.34 4.27 0.0 0.0
2009 FKU npb 11 8 0 25 25 171.0 137 43 138 22 0% .244 7.2 2.3 1.2 7.3 1.05 2.89 0.0 0.0
2010 FKU npb 8 6 0 16 0 79.0 97 25 69 11 0% .354 11.1 2.8 1.3 7.9 1.54 5.70 0.0 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

Injury History

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

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2005 LAN $316,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$316,000
1 yrTotal$316,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 66 d

Details
  • k sold to Fukuoka Sofbank Hawks 2/6/08
  • recalled 9/1/07 optioned to Triple-A 8/10/07
  • recalled 7/15/07
  • recalled 6/30/07
  • re-signed 3/07, 1 year (07)
  • optioned to Triple-A 3/06 re-signed 2/06 1 year/$0.316M (05) Rule 5-HOU 12/04

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This article requires BP Premium accessPebble Hunting: What it Means to Have the Worst Farm System in BaseballSam Miller2013-02-15
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Philly Non-Fixes and the Seattle PredicateChristina Kahrl2008-02-04
This article requires BP Premium accessWait 'Til Next Year: Defensive SnubstitutionsBryan Smith2007-10-23
Transaction of the Day: NL West MovesChristina Kahrl2007-08-14
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Mill: The DayBaseball Prospectus2007-07-31
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: National League RoundupChristina Kahrl2007-07-16
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Grab BagJoe Sheehan2007-07-16
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: State of the Systems, NL WestKevin Goldstein2007-05-24
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 19-26, 2007Christina Kahrl2007-03-27
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Being Christina KahrlJoe Sheehan2007-03-20
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Road GameJoe Sheehan2006-05-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 27-28Christina Kahrl2006-03-29
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Focus: NL Spring Job BattlesPeter Schoenke2006-03-27
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: My GuysJoe Sheehan2006-03-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: National League, December 15, 2005-February 11, 2006Christina Kahrl2006-02-15
Prospectus Notebook: Braves, Phillies, GiantsBaseball Prospectus2005-09-22
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Dodger BluesJoe Sheehan2005-06-21
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 24-June 12, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-06-16
Prospectus Hit List: Week of June 12, 2005Jay Jaffe2005-06-14
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: My GuysJoe Sheehan2005-05-03


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, D.J. Houlton threw 388 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2007, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2007, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (90mph) and Curve (76mph), also mixing in a Sinker (90mph) and Change (81mph). He also rarely threw a Slider (83mph).