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Chia-Jen Lo PAstros

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2014 Projections (seasonal age 28)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date4-7-1986
Height5' 11"
Weight205 lbs
Age28 years, 0 months, 17 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
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2011
2012
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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 HOU 27 19 0 19.3 0.0 19.3 0 3 2 3 0 0 84 14 9 9 2 20 13 13 0 16 4.19 4.78 6.76 -3.0 -0.3

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2009 LNC A+ 12 0 25.3 3.14 146 .168 .278 .350 .445 .276 .196 117 7.8 0.8 7.8 0.8
2009 CCH AA 30 0 39.0 3.28 139 .223 .263 .340 .386 .247 .274 114 11.2 1.2 11.2 1.2
2009 PES Wnt 6 0 10.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .250 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 CCH AA 7 0 15.0 3.94 110 .224 .259 .328 .396 .255 .220 100 1.7 0.2 1.4 0.1
2011 LEX A 2 0 2.0 9.18 28 .318 .249 .307 .366 .241 .250 110 -0.6 -0.1 -0.6 -0.1
2012 LNC A+ 11 0 19.0 3.99 132 .172 .274 .334 .431 .273 .310 108 4.0 0.4 4.0 0.4
2012 AST Rk 8 5 11.0 3.25 129 .167 .249 .325 .343 .253 .179 91 2.2 0.2 2.2 0.2
2012 MSS Wnt 14 0 15.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .279 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 HOU MLB 19 0 19.3 6.76 40 .249 .253 .317 .398 .264 .226 98 -3.0 -0.3 -3.0 -0.3
2013 QUD A 3 0 3.0 4.62 108 .142 .273 .351 .408 .273 .125 109 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0
2013 TCV A- 6 0 6.0 4.09 103 .216 .221 .284 .307 .248 .400 106 0.8 0.1 0.8 0.1
2013 CCH AA 8 0 7.7 3.34 132 .234 .243 .301 .357 .240 .333 114 1.8 0.2 1.8 0.2
2014 OKL AAA 5 0 5.0 8.61 31 .339 .226 .285 .350 .232 .429 98 -1.1 -0.1 -1.1 -0.1

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
2009 CCH AA 0 2 2 30 0 39.0 30 20 39 1 45% .274 6.9 4.6 0.2 9.0 1.28 2.31 11.2 1.2
2009 LNC A+ 1 0 1 12 0 25.3 10 13 36 1 49% .196 3.6 4.6 0.4 12.8 0.91 1.78 7.8 0.8
2009 PES Wnt 1 0 0 6 0 10.3 7 2 12 1 0% .250 6.1 1.7 0.9 10.5 0.87 3.50 0.0 0.0
2010 CCH AA 0 1 0 7 0 15.0 9 10 13 0 39% .220 5.4 6.0 0.0 7.8 1.27 1.80 1.4 0.1
2011 LEX A 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 2 2 3 1 40% .250 9.0 9.0 4.5 13.5 2.00 13.50 -0.6 -0.1
2012 MSS Wnt 1 0 3 14 0 15.0 14 4 11 2 0% .279 8.4 2.4 1.2 6.6 1.20 2.40 0.0 0.0
2012 AST Rk 0 1 0 8 5 11.0 5 2 11 0 54% .179 4.1 1.6 0.0 9.0 0.64 0.00 2.2 0.2
2012 LNC A+ 0 0 0 11 0 19.0 14 4 20 1 49% .310 6.6 1.9 0.5 9.5 0.95 1.42 4.0 0.4
2013 HOU MLB 0 3 2 19 0 19.3 14 13 16 2 42% .226 6.5 6.1 0.9 7.4 1.40 4.19 -3.0 -0.3
2013 TCV A- 0 0 4 6 0 6.0 5 1 12 1 27% .400 7.5 1.5 1.5 18.0 1.00 4.50 0.8 0.1
2013 QUD A 0 0 1 3 0 3.0 1 1 2 0 38% .125 3.0 3.0 0.0 6.0 0.67 0.00 0.2 0.0
2013 CCH AA 0 0 1 8 0 7.7 9 0 6 1 52% .333 10.6 0.0 1.2 7.0 1.17 3.52 1.8 0.2
2014 OKL AAA 0 0 0 5 0 5.0 8 3 6 2 25% .429 14.4 5.4 3.6 10.8 2.20 3.60 -1.1 -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 341 0.5367 0.4808 0.8405 0.6995 0.2215 0.8359 0.8571 0.1595
Career3410.53670.48080.84050.69950.22150.83590.85710.1595

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2011-06-29 2011-09-06 Minors 69 62 - Not Disclosed - -
2010-05-01 2010-09-07 Minors 129 0 Right Arm Not Disclosed -
2009-05-21 2009-06-03 Minors 13 0 Right Shoulder Soreness -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 HOU $
2013 HOU $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 62 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by Houston 3/6/14. Sent outright to Triple-A by Houston 4/5/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Contract purchased by Houston 11/20/12. Re-signed by Houston 3/13.
  • Signed by Houston 2008 as an amateur free agent from Taiwan. $0.25M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .128 .277 .205 .210
11 vs R (Multi) .300 .389 .400 .296
18 Split (Multi) -.172 -.112 -.195 -.085
19 LgAvg (Multi) .010 .024 .026 .019
30 vs L (2013) .128 .277 .205 .210
31 vs R (2013) .300 .389 .400 .296
38 Split (2013) -.172 -.112 -.195 -.085
39 LgAvg (2013) .010 .022 .028 .019

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BP Articles

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This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief PitchersBen Murphy2014-03-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief PitchersIan Lefkowitz2014-03-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief PitchersJared Weiss2014-03-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Three-Year Projections: Relief PitchersCraig Goldstein2014-03-05
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Collect Qualls [UPDATED]R.J. Anderson2013-12-09
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Collect Qualls [UPDATED]Bret Sayre2013-12-09
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Collect Qualls [UPDATED]Jeff Moore2013-12-09
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Team Preview: Houston AstrosCraig Goldstein2013-11-05
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Team Preview: Houston AstrosBret Sayre2013-11-05
Overthinking It: Billy Hamilton and Getting Excited ResponsiblyBen Lindbergh2013-09-19
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessBullpen Report: Examining TrendsMike Gianella2013-09-05
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessBullpen Report: Oh, BrothersMike Gianella2013-08-29
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessBullpen Report: Farquhar Rises to the TopMike Gianella2013-08-22
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Stash List: The Final 2013 InstallmentBret Sayre2013-08-20
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessBullpen Report: Mo Moves DownMike Gianella2013-08-15
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 30, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-30
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of February 27Jason Martinez2013-02-28
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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Chia-Jen Lo threw 412 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2009 and 2013, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2013, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (95mph) and Slider (81mph). He also rarely threw a Change (86mph).