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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 27)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date3-10-1987
Height6' 4"
Weight215 lbs
Age27 years, 6 months, 8 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2010
2011
2012
-0.22013
-1.02014
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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
2013 CHA 26 8 1 15.3 5.0 10.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 77 16 14 12 2 26 16 16 1 13 7.04 6.40 6.38 -1.9 -0.2
2014 CHA 27 1 1 2.7 2.7 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 17 9 6 6 1 16 1 1 0 0 20.25 9.15 8.75 -0.8 -0.1
Career9218.07.710.30100009425201834217171139.006.816.84-2.7-0.3

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
2008 KAN A 1 1 4.7 3.36 135 .226 .284 .347 .414 .271 .273 116 1.3 0.1 1.3 0.1
2008 BRI Rk 2 0 5.3 3.03 134 .193 .248 .316 .354 .249 .385 94 1.3 0.1 1.3 0.1
2009 KAN A 27 27 157.7 5.11 78 .273 .256 .330 .378 .266 .333 96 -3.9 -0.4 -3.9 -0.4
2010 WNS A+ 17 17 84.7 6.71 65 .280 .249 .321 .370 .247 .314 110 -5.6 -0.6 -5.6 -0.6
2010 BIR AA 11 11 63.7 4.43 95 .202 .271 .346 .404 .271 .261 94 3.4 0.3 3.4 0.3
2010 PES Wnt 11 0 10.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .524 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 BIR AA 27 27 152.0 5.60 81 .262 .266 .340 .405 .257 .315 98 -0.3 -0.0 -0.3 -0.0
2012 CHR AAA 26 26 135.0 4.94 92 .248 .251 .320 .381 .248 .301 98 4.6 0.5 4.6 0.5
2013 CHA MLB 8 1 15.3 6.38 51 .319 .261 .331 .408 .274 .311 99 -1.9 -0.2 -1.9 -0.2
2013 CHR AAA 16 16 88.3 5.94 70 .275 .257 .325 .387 .251 .304 100 -5.7 -0.6 -5.7 -0.6
2014 CHA MLB 1 1 2.7 8.75 19 .515 .282 .337 .447 .276 .533 116 -0.8 -0.1 -0.8 -0.1
2014 CHR AAA 14 12 68.0 5.26 101 .255 .259 .330 .391 .251 .330 112 5.7 0.6 5.7 0.6
2014 WSX Rk 2 2 3.7 5.34 97 .293 .249 .332 .355 .266 .556 101 0.1 0.0 0.1 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
2008 KAN A 0 0 0 1 1 4.7 3 2 5 0 64% .273 5.7 3.8 0.0 9.6 1.06 0.00 1.3 0.1
2008 BRI Rk 0 0 1 2 0 5.3 5 1 6 0 85% .385 8.5 1.7 0.0 10.2 1.13 0.00 1.3 0.1
2009 KAN A 13 5 0 27 27 157.7 165 58 117 4 56% .333 9.4 3.3 0.2 6.7 1.41 3.08 -3.9 -0.4
2010 BIR AA 5 2 0 11 11 63.7 47 20 51 1 56% .261 6.6 2.8 0.1 7.2 1.05 2.68 3.4 0.3
2010 PES Wnt 0 1 0 11 0 10.7 23 9 12 1 0% .524 19.3 7.6 0.8 10.1 2.99 11.78 0.0 0.0
2010 WNS A+ 9 4 0 17 17 84.7 98 44 39 6 55% .314 10.4 4.7 0.6 4.1 1.68 5.10 -5.6 -0.6
2011 BIR AA 10 7 0 27 27 152.0 150 83 113 4 62% .315 8.9 4.9 0.2 6.7 1.53 4.03 -0.3 -0.0
2012 CHR AAA 12 10 0 26 26 135.0 129 52 103 8 53% .301 8.6 3.5 0.5 6.9 1.34 2.47 4.6 0.5
2013 CHA MLB 0 0 0 8 1 15.3 16 16 13 2 57% .311 9.4 9.4 1.2 7.6 2.09 7.04 -1.9 -0.2
2013 CHR AAA 4 3 0 16 16 88.3 90 41 78 11 56% .304 9.2 4.2 1.1 7.9 1.48 3.87 -5.7 -0.6
2014 WSX Rk 0 0 0 2 2 3.7 5 2 4 0 67% .556 12.3 4.9 0.0 9.8 1.91 4.91 0.1 0.0
2014 CHR AAA 2 6 0 14 12 68.0 69 32 66 7 70% .330 9.1 4.2 0.9 8.7 1.49 4.10 5.7 0.6
2014 CHA MLB 0 1 0 1 1 2.7 9 1 0 1 38% .533 30.4 3.4 3.4 0.0 3.75 20.25 -0.8 -0.1

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 335 0.4418 0.3791 0.7795 0.6081 0.1979 0.8778 0.5405 0.2205
2014 73 0.5068 0.4658 0.9412 0.5946 0.3333 1.0000 0.8333 0.0588
Career4080.45340.39460.80840.60570.22210.89970.59290.1916

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-06-11 2014-08-05 Minors 55 0 - Not Disclosed -
2013-04-05 2013-04-14 Minors 9 0 Left Knee Recovery From Surgery - -
2012-10-01 2012-10-01 Minors 0 0 Left Knee Surgery Covering First Base - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 CHA $
2013 CHA $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 30 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14. DFA by Chicago White Sox 8/16/14. Released by Chicago White Sox 8/20/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/22/13. DFA by Chicago White Sox 4/14/13. Released 4/17/13. Re-signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 4/23/13 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Chicago White Sox 8/9/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 11/18/11. Re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/4/12.
  • Drafted by Chicago White Sox 2008 (11-330) (Xavier).

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SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .286 .412 .464 .317
11 vs R (Multi) .250 .442 .406 .272
18 Split (Multi) .036 -.030 .058 .045
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.026 -.032 -.063 -.030
30 vs L (2013) .286 .412 .464 .317
31 vs R (2013) .250 .442 .406 .272
38 Split (2013) .036 -.030 .058 .045
39 LgAvg (2013) -.025 -.031 -.062 -.029

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BP Articles

Charlie Leesman is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Ranklin' FranklinR.J. Anderson2014-04-25
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Historic TuesdayDaniel Rathman2014-04-23
Daily League Strategy: Riding TigersPaul Sporer2014-04-22
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Ending BradleyR.J. Anderson2013-04-22
In A Pickle: Becoming an Empowered and Informed Member of SocietyJason Wojciechowski2013-03-21
Overthinking It: Measuring the Movement at This Year's DeadlineBen Lindbergh2012-08-07
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of June 13Kevin Goldstein2011-06-14


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Charlie Leesman has thrown 649 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2010 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (88mph), also mixing in a Slider (81mph), Curve (77mph), Change (77mph) and Sinker (88mph).