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2015 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 25)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date12-12-1988
Height6' 4"
Weight220 lbs
Age26 years, 8 months, 22 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2011
2012
-0.72013
-0.12014
-0.32015
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
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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
2013 SFN MLB 12 3 28.3 46 10 29 8 .259 97 14.6 3.2 2.5 9.2 46% .392 .384 1.98 5.70 10.16 105 9.84 -1.8
2014 SFN MLB 2 0 2.0 8 1 1 1 .282 103 36.0 4.5 4.5 4.5 57% .538 .554 4.50 0.00 22.50 109 25.84 -0.5
CareerMLB14330.35411309.2619716.03.32.78.947%.409.4012.145.9910.9810611.44-2.3

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
2010 GIA Rk 3 0 2.3 4 2 3 0 .292 91 15.7 7.8 0.0 11.7 57% .571 .389 2.61 4.26 11.74
2011 AUG A 21 21 111.7 112 37 103 9 .260 102 9.0 3.0 0.7 8.3 50% .318 .262 1.33 3.81 4.11
2012 RIC AA 28 27 150.7 119 75 137 8 .259 95 7.1 4.5 0.5 8.2 55% .272 .239 1.29 3.61 3.05
2013 SFN MLB 12 3 28.3 46 10 29 8 .259 97 14.6 3.2 2.5 9.2 46% .392 .384 1.98 5.70 10.16
2013 FRE AAA 20 20 110.7 105 49 90 9 .258 100 8.5 4.0 0.7 7.3 51% .293 .257 1.39 4.33 4.31
2014 SFN MLB 2 0 2.0 8 1 1 1 .282 103 36.0 4.5 4.5 4.5 57% .538 .554 4.50 0.00 22.50
2014 FRE AAA 27 27 148.3 171 64 131 8 .270 96 10.4 3.9 0.5 7.9 56% .355 .283 1.58 0.00 4.43
2015 ROU AAA 7 0 6.0 3 7 4 0 .260 97 4.5 10.5 0.0 6.0 69% .188 .242 1.67 6.75 6.00
2015 TAC AAA 5 5 21.0 18 28 12 3 .261 102 7.7 12.0 1.3 5.1 53% .246 .302 2.19 8.58 7.29

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
2013 551 0.4828 0.4356 0.7667 0.5977 0.2842 0.8742 0.5556 0.2292
2014 53 0.5094 0.4906 0.8462 0.5926 0.3846 0.9375 0.7000 0.1538
Career6040.48510.44040.77370.59730.2930.87980.56830.2226

Injury History  —  No longer being updated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
2014-05-06 2014-05-15 Minors 9 0 - Not Disclosed - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2015 SEA $
2014 SFN $
2013 SFN $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 87 dNick Brockmeyer1 year (2015)

Details
  • 1 year (2015). Acquired by Seattle in trade 1/14/15 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 1/9/15. Signed by Seattle 3/15. Claimed by Texas off waivers 5/5/15 after being DFA by Seattle 5/4/15. Sent outright to Triple-A by Texas 5/9/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by San Francisco 3/4/14. Claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers from San Francisco 12/23/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Contract purchased by San Francisco 5/28/13.
  • Drafted by San Francisco 2010 (6-198) (Missouri State). $0.41M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .377 .406 .541 .382
11 vs R (Multi) .390 .436 .730 .434
18 Split (Multi) -.013 -.030 -.189 -.052
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.024 -.027 -.064 -.028
30 vs L (2014) .429 .500 .429 .491
31 vs R (2014) .625 .625 1.000 .618
38 Split (2014) -.196 -.125 -.571 -.127
39 LgAvg (2014) -.020 -.022 -.062 -.025

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BP Articles

Mike Kickham is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessNotes from the Field: Astros, Mariners, and Padres ProspectsBrendan Gawlowski2015-05-13
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Thursday, May 15Jeff Moore2014-05-16
This article requires BP Premium accessPebble Hunting: Sounding the Depths of Each Team's RotationSam Miller2014-03-14
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Buccos Bucking Losing TrendDaniel Rathman2013-07-01
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 14Paul Sporer2013-06-28
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: The Halo EffectDaniel Rathman2013-05-28
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: San Francisco Giants Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2013-03-01
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Monday Morning Ten PackKevin Goldstein2012-08-27
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of June 14Kevin Goldstein2012-06-15


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, Mike Kickham threw 639 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2013 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2014, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (91mph) and Slider (84mph), also mixing in a Sinker (91mph).