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2014 Rest-of-Season Projections (seasonal age 22)
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Birth Date9-13-1991
Height6' 3"
Weight195 lbs
Age22 years, 10 months, 16 days
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WARP Summary

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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

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2011 GRL A 24 24 109.0 5.01 86 .265 .252 .324 .373 .263 .280 95 4.4 0.5 4.4 0.5
2012 RCU A+ 12 12 55.3 4.64 109 .257 .280 .342 .438 .277 .315 102 11.9 1.2 11.9 1.2
2012 CHT AA 13 13 65.7 4.85 92 .273 .251 .328 .374 .260 .313 101 3.3 0.4 1.0 0.1
2013 CHT AA 28 25 142.7 4.02 106 .255 .237 .310 .358 .251 .297 101 14.7 1.6 12.4 1.2
2014 ABQ AAA 21 20 113.0 6.15 75 .279 .281 .345 .474 .280 .320 97 3.6 0.4 5.7 1.0

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
2011 GRL A 9 6 0 24 24 109.0 101 32 91 9 48% .280 8.3 2.6 0.7 7.5 1.22 3.47 4.4 0.5
2012 RCU A+ 2 3 0 12 12 55.3 60 10 52 9 48% .315 9.8 1.6 1.5 8.5 1.27 4.55 11.9 1.2
2012 CHT AA 4 3 0 13 13 65.7 69 22 51 6 48% .313 9.5 3.0 0.8 7.0 1.39 4.25 1.0 0.1
2013 CHT AA 10 10 0 28 25 142.7 132 35 131 13 49% .297 8.3 2.2 0.8 8.3 1.17 3.22 12.4 1.2
2014 ABQ AAA 6 9 0 21 20 113.0 127 42 74 14 53% .320 10.1 3.3 1.1 5.9 1.50 5.18 5.7 1.0

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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
2014-02-10 2014-03-07 Camp 25 0 Right Shoulder Strain Latissimus Dorsi - -
2012-05-13 2012-06-01 Minors 19 0 - Groin Strain - -

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BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
The Lineup Card: Seven Unsigned Top Draft PicksBaseball Prospectus2014-07-24
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Monday, July 21Jeff Moore2014-07-22
The 2010 Redraft: Is There Life Beyond Bryce?Baseball Prospectus2014-07-08
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Monday, June 30Jeff Moore2014-07-01
Overthinking It: The BP Staff Tries to Trade, and Trade for, David PriceBen Lindbergh2014-06-27
Overthinking It: The BP Staff Tries to Trade, and Trade for, David PriceBaseball Prospectus2014-06-27
The Lineup Card: Eight Things Contenders NeedBaseball Prospectus2014-06-26
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Tuesday, June 24Jeff Moore2014-06-25
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Thursday, June 19Jeff Moore2014-06-20
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Monday, June 9Jeff Moore2014-06-10
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Thursday, May 29Jeff Moore2014-05-30
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Wednesday, April 16Jeff Moore2014-04-17
BP Top 101 Prospects: Opening Day AssignmentsRon Shah2014-04-03
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDynasty Dynamics: NL West Under-25 RankingsBen Carsley2014-04-01
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDynasty Dynamics: NL West Under-25 RankingsCraig Goldstein2014-04-01
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Spring Training Games of March 12Jeff Moore2014-03-13
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Top 101 Fantasy Prospects of 2014: Part Two: 51-101Bret Sayre2014-03-04
25-and-Under Talent Rankings: Ranking All 30 Teams from Top to BottomJason Parks2014-03-03
25-and-Under Talent Rankings: Ranking All 30 Teams from Top to BottomBP Prospect Staff2014-03-03
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Starting PitchersIan Lefkowitz2014-02-28
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Starting PitchersJared Weiss2014-02-28
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Starting PitchersBen Murphy2014-02-28
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDynasty League Positional Rankings: Top 175 Starting PitchersBret Sayre2014-02-27
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessGet to Know: Starting Pitcher ProspectsCraig Goldstein2014-02-26
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessGet to Know: Starting Pitcher ProspectsBen Carsley2014-02-26
This article requires BP Premium accessPerfect Game Presents: Before They Were Pros: NL CentralTodd Gold2014-02-10
This article requires BP Premium accessPerfect Game Presents: Before They Were Pros: NL CentralPatrick Ebert2014-02-10
This article requires BP Premium accessPerfect Game Presents: Before They Were Pros: NL CentralDavid Rawnsley2014-02-10
Prospects Will Break Your Heart: Top 101 ProspectsBP Prospect Staff2014-01-27
Prospects Will Break Your Heart: Top 101 ProspectsJason Parks2014-01-27
The Top 101 Prospects of 2014: Sliced and DicedMauricio Rubio2014-01-27
The Top 101 Prospects of 2014: Sliced and DicedRob McQuown2014-01-27
Overthinking It: Internet Commenters Try to Trade for David PriceBen Lindbergh2014-01-24
This article requires BP Premium accessPerfect Game Presents: Before They Were Pros: NL WestPatrick Ebert2014-01-23
This article requires BP Premium accessPerfect Game Presents: Before They Were Pros: NL WestDavid Rawnsley2014-01-23
This article requires BP Premium accessPerfect Game Presents: Before They Were Pros: NL WestTodd Gold2014-01-23
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Los Angeles Dodgers Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2014-01-22
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Team Preview: Los Angeles DodgersCraig Goldstein2014-01-22
This article requires BP Premium accessPerfect Game Presents: Before They Were Pros: AL EastTodd Gold2014-01-07
This article requires BP Premium accessPerfect Game Presents: Before They Were Pros: AL EastPatrick Ebert2014-01-07
This article requires BP Premium accessPerfect Game Presents: Before They Were Pros: AL EastDavid Rawnsley2014-01-07
This article requires BP Premium accessPerfect Game Presents: Before They Were Pros: AL WestTodd Gold2013-11-14
This article requires BP Premium accessPerfect Game Presents: Before They Were Pros: AL WestPatrick Ebert2013-11-14
This article requires BP Premium accessPerfect Game Presents: Before They Were Pros: AL WestDavid Rawnsley2013-11-14
This article requires BP Premium accessOne Move: National League CentralCraig Goldstein2013-11-11
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of August 9-11Zach Mortimer2013-08-12
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Mailbag: The Trade Market Heats UpBP Fantasy Staff2013-07-19
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: The Mid-Season Top 50 ProspectsJason Parks2013-06-25
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of June 12-13Zach Mortimer2013-06-14
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Tuesday, May 28Zach Mortimer2013-05-29
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Monday, April 15Zach Mortimer2013-04-16
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Wednesday, April 10Zach Mortimer2013-04-11
Prospects Will Break Your Heart: 2013 Organizational RankingsJason Parks2013-03-29
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of March 6, 2013Jason Martinez2013-03-07
BP Unfiltered: Top 101 Prospects of 2013, Sliced and DicedRob McQuown2013-02-26
Prospects Will Break Your Heart: Top 101 ProspectsJason Parks2013-02-25
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Los Angeles Dodgers Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2013-01-28
Transaction Analysis: L.A. ConsequentialR.J. Anderson2012-08-27
Transaction Analysis: L.A. ConsequentialKevin Goldstein2012-08-27
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Too High/Too Low Jason Parks2012-08-09
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of August 6Kevin Goldstein2012-08-07
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: The Midseason Top 50 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2012-08-01
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: 2013 Futures Game RostersKevin Goldstein2012-07-11
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of June 27Kevin Goldstein2012-06-28
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Bring Me the Head of…..Jason Parks2012-06-19
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: What Could Go Wrong in 2012: Los Angeles Dodgers Jason Parks2012-05-17
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Midwest League NotebookKevin Goldstein2012-04-26
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Opening Day NotebookKevin Goldstein2012-04-06
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: NL West Prospect PreviewKevin Goldstein2012-04-06
Future Shock Blog: Top 101 Prospects: Opening Day AssignmentsKevin Goldstein2012-04-05
Future Shock: Top 101 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2012-02-13
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Los Angeles Dodgers Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2012-01-30
Baseball ProGUESTus: The Advantage of Low ExpectationsM.J. Lloyd2012-01-17
This article requires BP Premium accessKiss'Em Goodbye: Los Angeles DodgersKevin Goldstein2011-09-23
This article requires BP Premium accessKiss'Em Goodbye: Los Angeles DodgersSteven Goldman2011-09-23
This article requires BP Premium accessKiss'Em Goodbye: Los Angeles DodgersESPN Insider2011-09-23
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: 2011 Minor League Awards: PitchersJason Parks2011-09-22
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of August 11Kevin Goldstein2011-08-12
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: The Midseason Top 50 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2011-07-18
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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2014-01-29 19:00:00 (link to chat)What SPs do you like to break-out in 2014?
(Shawnykid23 from CT)
Hmm. Just spit-balling, but I'll go with Corey Luebke, Felix Doubront, Martin Perez, Jacob Turner, Zach Lee and Ricky Nolasco as some guys who will outperform their draft slots. (Ben Carsley)
2013-11-22 14:00:00 (link to chat)With the dodgers pitching being so good now, what can we expect to happen with Zach Lee?
(Frank from LA)
The Dodgers deep pockets and rotation depth should allow them to be patient with Lee's advancement, but he could very well be ready for a big-league look in mid-2014. Keep in mind that the Dodgers were flush with arms prior to the 2013 season, such that everyone was expecting them to unload a few (and Harang was indeed dealt), but within a month both Beckett and Billingsley were on the shelf. You can never have too much pitching, and Lee's MLB debut could be dictated by need as much as readiness.

On the jukebox: Ministry, "Thieves" (Doug Thorburn)
2013-10-15 13:00:00 (link to chat)Wondering what you think of the Dodger's prospects Zach Lee and Joc Pederson? Think something like those guys to the Rays for Price is in the realm of what the Rays would be looking for?
(DodgerDoodle from Bellevue, WA)
It would take more. Urias would have to be in that deal for me, as would Seager. (Jason Parks)
2013-08-14 13:00:00 (link to chat)What are you hearing on Zach Lee?
(Seth from SF)
Good things. It's maybe not the totally dominant stuff that some thought we'd see in pro ball, but it's definitely good stuff with a very nice overall feel for pitching. I've somehow yet to see him in person. I really hope he gets to the Fall League for a bit or something so I can lay some eyes on him. (Jason Cole)
2013-06-25 13:00:00 (link to chat)Where would you rank Zach Lee in?
(James from Cali)
He was in the debate for the top 50; most likely in the 60-75 range. (Jason Parks on the Midseason Top 50 Prospects)
2013-04-18 14:00:00 (link to chat)Please rank as long-term keepers: Jose Fernandez, Tony Cingrani, Jessie Biddle and Zach Lee. Thanks!
(TJ from Eagan, MN)
This is probably a question better suited for our prospect or fantasy crews, TJ, but I'll throw in my $0.02. I'd go Fernandez, Lee, Biddle, Cingrani with a sizable gap between Fernandez and the other three. (Daniel Rathman)
2012-11-20 13:00:00 (link to chat)Do you see anything that makes you believe Zach Lee can be a no. 2?
(Ryan from Boston)
I'd bet on less than that right now, but there is still time for him to pull a Cliff Lee or Zack Greinke and flip the switch in the next few years. The Dodgers are betting on that, too, which is why they didn't 'sell low' on him over the summer and include him in one of their two big trades. (Jason A. Churchill)
2012-08-23 13:00:00 (link to chat)What's the deal with Zach Lee? No one seems concerned about the high ERA, low K-rate, and it seems like he's got fairly average fb velocity. What's the big selling point? Why should I believe in his future?
(sanchez101 from Ventura, CA)
I've been critical of Lee this season, but I still think he's a quality prospect and future pitcher. He's just not going to be the ace that the Dodgers thought they were buying. His FB is solid, but not a consistent plus pitch; his slider could develop into a steady plus offering, but its not a killer; he can locate his CH, but it doesn't wow observers, and neither does the CB. He has a solid command profile and a good feel for his craft, and in combination with a strong body and a solid-avg arsenal, he could end up logging innings in a number 4 type of role. Don't discount that. That would be a very valuable player at the major league level, and worth every dime of the original signing bonus. (Jason Parks)
2012-05-21 14:00:00 (link to chat)So Jason Parks floated around the notion that Zach Lee was being regarded as a #3/4 starter instead of a TORP piayer. Can you elaborate on this and validate this. What has changed that has scouts lowering Lee's ceiling?
(based from LA)
Nothing, from the stuff to the command of that stuff, has been as sharp as it was last year. He's dealing with a groin injury, so I'm not ready to ding him too hard yet. (Kevin Goldstein)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Zach Lee has thrown 72 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2014, all of them occuring in Spring Training. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (91mph) and Sinker (89mph), also mixing in a Slider (86mph), Curve (74mph) and Change (83mph).