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Portrait of Kelvin Jimenez

Kelvin Jimenez PCardinals

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
2 66 3 0 0 35 6.82 -0.3
Birth Date10-27-1980
Height6' 2"
Weight195 lbs
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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
2007 SLN 26 34 0 42.0 0.0 42.0 3 0 0 0 0 0 198 56 36 35 2 79 17 16 4 24 7.50 4.15 5.23 1.4 0.2
2008 SLN 27 15 0 24.0 0.0 24.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 114 28 15 15 5 50 15 15 1 11 5.62 6.90 7.82 -4.9 -0.5
Career49066.00.066.0300000312845150712932315356.825.156.13-3.5-0.3

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 PUL Rk 4 4 14.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 SAV A 29 16 121.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .318 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 STO A+ 34 18 131.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .304 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 FRI AA 26 21 129.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .306 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 FRI AA 6 0 13.0 4.27 112 .323 .267 .315 .392 .258 .333 42 2.0 0.2 2.0 0.2
2005 OKL AAA 37 5 79.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.682 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 OKL AAA 26 0 38.2 4.53 101 .305 .264 .342 .403 .263 .327 96 4.9 0.5 4.9 0.5
2007 SLN MLB 34 0 42.0 5.23 91 .286 .265 .327 .414 .255 .358 100 1.3 0.1 1.4 0.2
2007 MEM AAA 30 0 39.7 3.62 128 .260 .274 .344 .431 .267 .349 98 10.6 1.0 11.0 1.1
2007 EST Wnt 8 0 11.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .235 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 EST Wnt 6 0 12.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .194 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2008 SLN MLB 15 0 24.0 7.82 27 .320 .247 .314 .386 .250 .280 97 -4.4 -0.4 -4.9 -0.5
2008 MEM AAA 46 0 52.3 4.74 111 .232 .279 .349 .447 .259 .299 101 8.0 0.8 8.0 0.8
2009 CHR AAA 40 4 78.3 4.67 102 .270 .265 .334 .399 .252 .340 108 9.0 0.9 9.0 0.9
2009 EST Wnt 15 0 19.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .219 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 PUL Rk 0 3 0 4 4 14.3 24 4 10 2 0% .000 15.1 2.5 1.3 6.3 1.96 6.29 0.0 0.0
2002 SAV A 5 10 0 29 16 121.0 122 37 116 9 0% .318 9.1 2.8 0.7 8.6 1.31 3.20 0.0 0.0
2003 STO A+ 6 5 2 34 18 131.3 135 43 101 14 0% .304 9.3 2.9 1.0 6.9 1.36 4.73 0.0 0.0
2004 FRI AA 3 5 0 26 21 129.0 135 67 101 13 0% .306 9.4 4.7 0.9 7.0 1.57 4.53 0.0 0.0
2005 FRI AA 0 0 2 6 0 13.0 12 6 12 0 33% .333 8.3 4.2 0.0 8.3 1.38 3.46 2.0 0.2
2005 OKL AAA 4 6 3 37 5 79.3 79 33 64 6 0% -.682 9.0 3.7 0.7 7.3 1.41 3.63 0.0 0.0
2006 OKL AAA 4 2 1 26 0 38.2 40 24 40 4 45% .327 9.4 5.7 0.9 9.4 1.68 5.18 4.9 0.5
2007 EST Wnt 0 1 0 6 0 12.3 8 4 7 1 0% .194 5.9 2.9 0.7 5.1 0.98 1.46 0.0 0.0
2007 MEM AAA 2 3 1 30 0 39.7 46 11 34 2 66% .349 10.4 2.5 0.5 7.7 1.44 2.72 11.0 1.1
2007 SLN MLB 3 0 0 34 0 42.0 56 17 24 2 45% .358 12.0 3.6 0.4 5.1 1.74 7.50 1.4 0.2
2008 MEM AAA 1 6 12 46 0 52.3 55 12 28 3 60% .299 9.5 2.1 0.5 4.8 1.28 2.93 8.0 0.8
2008 SLN MLB 0 0 0 15 0 24.0 28 15 11 5 48% .280 10.5 5.6 1.9 4.1 1.79 5.62 -4.9 -0.5
2009 EST Wnt 1 0 0 15 0 19.3 16 4 9 2 0% .219 7.5 1.9 0.9 4.2 1.04 2.33 0.0 0.0
2009 CHR AAA 6 3 1 40 4 78.3 97 20 55 11 56% .340 11.1 2.3 1.3 6.3 1.49 4.02 9.0 0.9

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 404 0.4703 0.4579 0.8162 0.6947 0.2477 0.8788 0.6604 0.1838
Career4040.47030.45790.81620.69470.24770.87880.66040.1838

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2008-05-31 2008-07-18 15-DL 48 41 Right Hand Contusion -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 161 d

Details
  • sent outright to Triple-A 6/5/09 optioned to Triple-A 3/18/09 re-signed 2/24/09, 1 year/$0.406M (09) ($0.143M min)
  • claimed off waivers from TOR 11/17/08 claimed off waivers from STL 11/3/08 recalled 9/2/08 optioned to Triple-A 8/1/08 recalled 7/17/08 optioned to Triple-A 6/1/08 (option voided 6/6/08)
  • recalled 5/28/08 optioned to Triple-A 08
  • recalled 4/5/08 re-signed 3/4/08, 1 year (08)
  • recalled 9/1/07 optioned to Triple-A 7/28/07
  • recalled 7/22/07
  • optioned to Triple-A 6/16/07
  • contract purchased 4/07
  • signed as a free agent from TX 12/06 (minor-league contract)
  • signed 5/00, amateur free agent-Dominican Republic 00

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BP Articles

Kelvin Jimenez is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessWinter League Preview: The Dominican LeagueCarlos J. Lugo2009-10-18
Transaction Analysis: AL East and Central UpdatesChristina Kahrl2009-06-12
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Dempster-Diving and Going Coco for Coco CrispChristina Kahrl2008-11-20
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: AL AddendaChristina Kahrl2008-11-06
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: NL RoundupChristina Kahrl2008-09-06
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Golddiggers and Going For ItChristina Kahrl2008-07-23
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Weekend Wheeling and DealingChristina Kahrl2007-07-30
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Swaps and MovesChristina Kahrl2007-07-28
Transaction Analysis: April 21-28, 2007Christina Kahrl2007-04-30


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Kelvin Jimenez threw 761 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2008, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2008, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (94mph) and Slider (86mph), also mixing in a Change (84mph).