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Portrait of Bob Keppel

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
3 92.3 1 5 0 53 5.36 1
Birth Date6-11-1982
Height6' 5"
Weight215 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2006 KCA MLB 8 6 34.3 45 15 20 6 .257 107 11.8 3.9 1.6 5.2 46% .339 .296 1.75 5.69 5.50 108 5.89 -0.0
2007 COL MLB 4 0 4.0 6 3 1 1 .260 108 13.5 6.8 2.2 2.2 38% .333 .332 2.25 8.18 11.25 114 10.74 -0.2
2009 MIN MLB 37 0 54.0 63 21 32 4 .257 104 10.5 3.5 0.7 5.3 51% .328 .278 1.56 4.37 4.83 109 5.31 -0.1
CareerMLB49692.3114395311.25710511.13.81.15.248%.332.2871.665.025.361095.78-0.3

Statistics for All Levels

'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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2000 KNG Rk 8 6 29.0 31 13 29 1 .000 9.6 4.0 0.3 9.0 0% .000 .000 1.52 3.60 6.83
2001 CMB A 26 20 124.3 118 25 87 6 .000 8.5 1.8 0.4 6.3 0% .000 .000 1.15 3.12 3.11
2002 SLU A+ 27 26 152.0 162 43 109 13 .000 9.6 2.5 0.8 6.5 0% .314 .000 1.35 4.01 4.32
2003 BRO A- 3 3 14.3 10 2 13 0 .000 6.3 1.3 0.0 8.2 0% .250 .000 0.84 2.27 2.52
2003 BIN AA 18 17 94.7 92 27 46 6 .000 8.7 2.6 0.6 4.4 0% .284 .000 1.26 4.17 3.04
2003 Peo Wnt 1 1 2.0 0 0 2 0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 0% .000 .000 0.00 2.28 0.00
2004 SLU A+ 2 2 10.0 7 2 6 0 .000 6.3 1.8 0.0 5.4 0% .233 .000 0.90 2.62 0.90
2004 NOR AAA 17 16 93.7 111 22 42 8 .000 10.7 2.1 0.8 4.0 0% .318 .000 1.42 4.46 4.71
2005 NOR AAA 5 5 27.3 24 6 19 0 .245 80 7.9 2.0 0.0 6.3 44% .293 .205 1.10 2.92 3.30
2006 KCA MLB 8 6 34.3 45 15 20 6 .257 107 11.8 3.9 1.6 5.2 46% .339 .296 1.75 5.69 5.50
2006 OMA AAA 25 14 98.0 126 28 43 12 .268 98 11.6 2.6 1.1 3.9 55% .329 .295 1.57 4.95 5.69
2007 COL MLB 4 0 4.0 6 3 1 1 .260 108 13.5 6.8 2.2 2.2 38% .333 .332 2.25 8.18 11.25
2007 CSP AAA 26 23 138.0 162 60 64 14 .260 118 10.6 3.9 0.9 4.2 50% .314 .267 1.61 5.45 5.48
2008 ABQ AAA 28 27 159.3 208 57 85 26 .261 122 11.8 3.2 1.5 4.8 52% .336 .273 1.66 5.75 5.99
2009 MIN MLB 37 0 54.0 63 21 32 4 .257 104 10.5 3.5 0.7 5.3 51% .328 .278 1.56 4.37 4.83
2009 ROC AAA 23 3 55.7 51 13 28 1 .249 116 8.2 2.1 0.2 4.5 57% .275 .211 1.15 3.24 2.42
2010 NIP npb 25 0 158.7 156 53 85 10 .000 8.8 3.0 0.6 4.8 0% .285 .000 1.32 4.07 3.35

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
2009 902 0.4701 0.4322 0.8509 0.5920 0.2887 0.9203 0.7246 0.1491
Career9020.47010.43220.85090.5920.28870.92030.72460.1491

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2007-06-10 2007-06-22 Minors 12 0 Right Groin Strain - -
2005-05-05 2005-05-19 Minors 14 13 Right Shoulder Tendonitis - -
2004-08-05 2004-08-22 Minors 17 0 Right Shoulder Tendonitis - -
2004-04-08 2004-05-12 Minors 34 0 Right Chest Strain - -
2003-05-08 2003-07-03 Minors 56 0 Right Forearm Strain - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 153 dJim Turner

Details
  • rekeased 1/6/10 (to play in Japan)
  • contract purchased 6/23/09 signed as a free agent from FL 08-09 (minor-league contract)
  • sent to minor-league camp 3/14/08 signed as a free agent from COL 08 (minor-league contract)
  • FA 10/07 designated for assignment 4/07 contract purchased 4/07 signed as a free agent from KC 06 (minor-league contract)
  • sent outright to Triple-A 10/06 contract purchased 5/06 sent to minor-league camp 3/06 signed as a free agent from NYM (minor-league contract) 2/06
  • designated for assignment 5/05 optioned sent to minor-league camp 3/05 re-signed 3/05, 1 year/$M (05) optioned Double-A 3/04 $0.895M signing bonus
  • MO (High School-DeSmet) 00 S-36

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Bob Keppel is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Breaking in the New YearChristina Kahrl2008-01-08
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 19-21, 2007Christina Kahrl2007-04-22
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 13-18, 2007Christina Kahrl2007-03-19


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, Bob Keppel threw 907 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2009, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2009, he relied primarily on his Sinker (94mph), also mixing in a Slider (88mph) and Curve (80mph). He also rarely threw a Fourseam Fastball (94mph) and Change (86mph).