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Jon Link PTigers

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 30)
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Birth Date3-23-1984
Height6' 0"
Weight205 lbs
Age30 years, 4 months, 8 days
BatsR
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0.02010
2011
2012
2013
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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
2010 LAN 26 9 0 8.7 0.0 8.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 40 12 7 4 0 14 4 3 0 4 4.15 3.57 4.17 0.1 0.0
Career908.70.08.700000040127401443044.153.574.170.10.0

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
2005 EUG A- 25 7 59.0 5.41 86 .249 .257 .330 .381 .258 .339 101 2.6 0.3 2.6 0.3
2006 FTW A 53 0 62.0 4.19 106 .247 .254 .332 .359 .267 .262 78 8.8 0.9 8.8 0.9
2007 LEL A+ 41 0 41.0 4.92 113 .222 .274 .348 .430 .268 .262 104 6.5 0.6 6.5 0.6
2007 WNS A+ 14 0 17.7 3.59 128 .214 .262 .333 .401 .256 .333 108 4.1 0.4 4.1 0.4
2008 BIR AA 56 0 56.7 3.33 127 .244 .262 .344 .393 .253 .299 98 13.8 1.4 13.8 1.4
2009 CHR AAA 48 0 56.3 4.47 104 .244 .261 .332 .393 .250 .340 108 6.6 0.7 6.6 0.7
2009 LAG Wnt 15 0 21.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .288 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 LAN MLB 9 0 8.7 4.17 91 .291 .250 .312 .379 .258 .375 87 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0
2010 ABQ AAA 45 1 60.7 4.97 123 .241 .272 .345 .420 .263 .324 124 12.6 1.2 13.2 1.4
2010 PDD Wnt 5 5 20.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .354 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 ABQ AAA 54 1 68.0 5.20 122 .244 .283 .354 .448 .270 .306 119 12.7 1.2 13.0 1.4
2012 JAX AA 3 0 3.0 4.13 106 .359 .229 .307 .360 .246 .417 100 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0
2012 NOR AAA 18 0 20.7 5.05 78 .307 .258 .327 .380 .249 .318 94 -0.4 -0.0 -0.4 -0.0
2012 NWO AAA 11 0 12.0 3.35 128 .145 .280 .351 .435 .280 .161 89 2.2 0.2 2.2 0.2
2012 LAG Wnt 3 0 3.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .143 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 ERI AA 5 5 39.7 3.66 114 .189 .256 .335 .402 .276 .246 97 5.3 0.6 5.3 0.6
2013 TOL AAA 11 7 43.7 6.07 62 .267 .256 .317 .375 .246 .298 97 -5.8 -0.6 -5.8 -0.6

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
2005 EUG A- 3 3 0 25 7 59.0 67 8 44 5 55% .339 10.2 1.2 0.8 6.7 1.27 4.42 2.6 0.3
2006 FTW A 5 5 3 53 0 62.0 72 24 57 3 56% .262 10.5 3.5 0.4 8.3 1.55 4.94 8.8 0.9
2007 LEL A+ 2 1 13 41 0 41.0 32 11 45 5 61% .262 7.0 2.4 1.1 9.9 1.05 3.07 6.5 0.6
2007 WNS A+ 1 0 3 14 0 17.7 16 4 19 1 65% .333 8.1 2.0 0.5 9.7 1.13 2.54 4.1 0.4
2008 BIR AA 5 4 35 56 0 56.7 48 27 66 3 57% .299 7.6 4.3 0.5 10.5 1.32 3.02 13.8 1.4
2009 CHR AAA 1 2 13 48 0 56.3 55 27 66 5 48% .340 8.8 4.3 0.8 10.6 1.46 4.00 6.6 0.7
2009 LAG Wnt 2 0 7 15 0 21.3 17 15 23 2 0% .288 7.2 6.3 0.8 9.7 1.50 2.96 0.0 0.0
2010 ABQ AAA 3 2 4 45 1 60.7 65 21 55 5 56% .324 9.6 3.1 0.7 8.2 1.42 3.71 13.2 1.4
2010 PDD Wnt 0 2 0 5 5 20.3 24 4 15 1 0% .354 10.6 1.8 0.4 6.7 1.38 4.43 0.0 0.0
2010 LAN MLB 0 0 0 9 0 8.7 12 4 4 0 56% .375 12.5 4.2 0.0 4.2 1.85 4.15 0.1 0.0
2011 ABQ AAA 2 2 11 54 1 68.0 65 32 63 6 53% .306 8.6 4.2 0.8 8.3 1.43 4.24 13.0 1.4
2012 NOR AAA 1 2 3 18 0 20.7 23 7 16 2 49% .318 10.0 3.0 0.9 7.0 1.45 3.48 -0.4 -0.0
2012 JAX AA 1 0 1 3 0 3.0 5 1 2 0 75% .417 15.0 3.0 0.0 6.0 2.00 6.00 0.3 0.0
2012 LAG Wnt 0 0 0 3 0 3.0 1 3 3 0 0% .143 3.0 9.0 0.0 9.0 1.33 6.00 0.0 0.0
2012 NWO AAA 1 0 7 11 0 12.0 5 5 10 0 48% .161 3.8 3.8 0.0 7.5 0.83 0.75 2.2 0.2
2013 TOL AAA 0 4 0 11 7 43.7 51 9 19 6 50% .298 10.5 1.9 1.2 3.9 1.37 5.56 -5.8 -0.6
2013 ERI AA 3 1 0 5 5 39.7 30 5 21 1 50% .246 6.8 1.1 0.2 4.8 0.88 1.13 5.3 0.6

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
2010 135 0.5259 0.4667 0.8571 0.6901 0.2188 0.8980 0.7143 0.1270
Career1350.52590.46670.85710.69010.21880.8980.71430.127

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2012-05-01 - Minors - - Right Elbow Soreness - -
2011-03-07 2011-03-14 Camp 7 0 General Medical Respiratory Flu -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 47 d2011

Details
  • 2011
  • 1 year (2010). Re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/10.
  • 1 year (2009). Contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 11/20/08. Re-signed 2/24/09. Acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Chicago White Sox 12/18/09 (Juan Pierre deal).
  • Acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from San Diego 7/31/07.
  • Drafted 2005 (26-788) (VCU, Bluefield College).

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BP Articles

Jon Link is referenced in the following articles.

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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Senior Circuit ShufflingChristina Kahrl2011-03-17
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Weekly Roundup, January 28-February 3Christina Kahrl2011-02-04
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Dodgers, Padres, GiantsChristina Kahrl2010-09-27
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Podzilla Washes Up in Malibu?Christina Kahrl2010-07-29
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Beat: Hot Spots: Relief PitchersMike Petriello2010-07-15
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Shuffling SeniorsChristina Kahrl2010-07-12
This article requires BP Premium accessOverthinking It: Can't Get No Relief? Ben Lindbergh2010-07-09
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Blast, or Blasted?Christina Kahrl2010-06-28
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Weekend OmnibusChristina Kahrl2010-06-11
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: NL RoundupChristina Kahrl2010-05-02
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: SenioritisChristina Kahrl2010-04-27
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: National League RoundupChristina Kahrl2010-04-23
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Weekend Mayhem EditionChristina Kahrl2010-03-22
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Godzilla, Pierre, and the Beantown DuoChristina Kahrl2009-12-18


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Jon Link threw 329 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2010 and 2011, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2011, he relied primarily on his Sinker (91mph), also mixing in a Fourseam Fastball (91mph), Slider (84mph) and Change (84mph).