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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 26)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
110.7 5.25 1.61 85 6 6 0 -0.7
Birth Date1-12-1988
Height6' 3"
Weight205 lbs
Age26 years, 9 months, 11 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2010
2011
2012
2013
-0.72014
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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
2014 KCA 26 1 0 2.0 0.0 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 4 3 3 0 6 3 3 0 2 13.50 5.66 5.52 -0.3 -0.0
Career102.00.02.00000001343306330213.505.665.52-0.3-0.0

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
2009 ATH Rk 1 1 0.0 88.49 -1641 .751 .275 .336 .395 .252 1.000 98 -2.6 -0.3 -2.6 -0.3
2010 KNC A 20 20 109.7 5.06 92 .257 .258 .335 .391 .260 .334 102 9.6 1.0 9.6 1.0
2010 STO A+ 5 4 19.7 7.57 48 .262 .278 .342 .434 .265 .241 106 -0.2 -0.0 -0.2 -0.0
2011 WIL A+ 28 22 144.7 4.22 106 .259 .252 .320 .377 .250 .320 95 8.5 0.8 8.5 0.8
2012 NWA AA 17 17 85.3 5.05 85 .260 .257 .326 .391 .265 .295 98 3.8 0.4 3.8 0.4
2012 OMA AAA 1 1 1.7 8.29 78 .443 .315 .383 .466 .273 .583 137 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0
2012 ROY Rk 2 1 5.0 2.16 159 .231 .256 .334 .375 .265 .333 98 2.6 0.2 2.6 0.2
2012 SUR Wnt 7 7 24.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .324 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 NWA AA 2 2 11.3 3.85 118 .207 .252 .324 .405 .261 .207 109 1.9 0.2 1.9 0.2
2013 OMA AAA 24 20 129.7 4.87 89 .272 .267 .337 .408 .268 .339 92 11.1 1.1 11.1 1.1
2014 KCA MLB 1 0 2.0 5.52 69 .415 .253 .330 .374 .255 .500 101 -0.3 -0.0 -0.3 -0.0
2014 OMA AAA 13 2 30.3 6.21 72 .302 .267 .333 .424 .270 .337 96 1.2 0.1 1.2 0.1
2014 ROU AAA 5 0 5.3 2.53 148 .264 .269 .329 .417 .266 .429 95 1.9 0.2 1.9 0.2
2014 SAC AAA 4 0 3.7 3.63 115 .036 .275 .325 .425 .264 .000 83 0.4 0.0 0.4 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
2009 ATH Rk 0 1 0 1 1 0.0 3 4 0 1 67% 1.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.00 0.00 -2.6 -0.3
2010 KNC A 3 12 0 20 20 109.7 109 41 119 11 51% .334 8.9 3.4 0.9 9.8 1.37 4.92 9.6 1.0
2010 STO A+ 3 1 0 5 4 19.7 17 8 17 4 53% .241 7.8 3.7 1.8 7.8 1.27 4.57 -0.2 -0.0
2011 WIL A+ 8 8 0 28 22 144.7 144 49 140 14 45% .320 9.0 3.0 0.9 8.7 1.33 3.98 8.5 0.8
2012 SUR Wnt 5 1 0 7 7 24.3 24 5 22 0 0% .324 8.9 1.8 0.0 8.1 1.19 2.59 0.0 0.0
2012 NWA AA 3 5 0 17 17 85.3 79 38 73 8 42% .295 8.3 4.0 0.8 7.7 1.37 3.80 3.8 0.4
2012 OMA AAA 0 1 0 1 1 1.7 7 3 0 0 25% .583 37.8 16.2 0.0 0.0 6.00 48.60 0.2 0.0
2012 ROY Rk 0 0 0 2 1 5.0 4 3 8 0 42% .333 7.2 5.4 0.0 14.4 1.40 1.80 2.6 0.2
2013 OMA AAA 6 13 0 24 20 129.7 138 61 117 7 44% .339 9.6 4.2 0.5 8.1 1.53 4.58 11.1 1.1
2013 NWA AA 2 0 0 2 2 11.3 7 5 12 1 50% .207 5.6 4.0 0.8 9.5 1.06 1.59 1.9 0.2
2014 KCA MLB 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 4 3 2 0 12% .500 18.0 13.5 0.0 9.0 3.50 13.50 -0.3 -0.0
2014 OMA AAA 3 2 0 13 2 30.3 38 11 27 4 43% .337 11.3 3.3 1.2 8.0 1.62 5.64 1.2 0.1
2014 ROU AAA 0 1 0 5 0 5.3 6 4 8 0 57% .429 10.1 6.8 0.0 13.5 1.88 5.06 1.9 0.2
2014 SAC AAA 0 0 0 4 0 3.7 0 1 2 0 67% .000 0.0 2.5 0.0 4.9 0.27 0.00 0.4 0.0

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
2014 55 0.4909 0.4182 0.9565 0.5556 0.2857 0.9333 1.0000 0.0435
Career550.49090.41820.95650.55560.28570.933310.0435

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-07-05 2014-07-25 Minors 20 0 - Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d1 year/$0.5M (2014)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.549M (2014). Re-signed by Kansas City 2/21/14. Acquired by Oakland in trade 6/6/14 after being DFA by Kansas City 6/2/14. Claimed by Texas off waivers from Oakland 6/20/14. Released by Texas 7/25/14.
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013). Contract purchased by Kansas City 11/20/12. Re-signed by Kansas City 2/15/13.
  • Acquired by Kansas City with Vin Mazzaro in trade from Oakland for David DeJesus 11/10/10.
  • Drafted by Oakland 2009 (3-92) (Louisville). $0.3753M signing bonus.

2014 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/11/2014 05:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA FRA VORP WARP
90o 8.3 7.3 0 24 24 129.2 123 51 93 13 .278 1.34 4.04 4.39 11.5 1.2
80o 7.6 7.5 0 23 23 122.7 124 51 88 13 .291 1.43 4.44 4.83 4.8 0.5
70o 7.1 7.5 0 22 22 118.1 125 52 85 13 .300 1.49 4.74 5.15 0.5 0.1
60o 6.7 7.6 0 21 21 114.2 125 52 82 13 .308 1.55 4.99 5.43 -2.9 -0.3
50o 6.3 7.6 0 20 20 110.7 125 52 80 13 .315 1.60 5.24 5.69 -5.7 -0.6
40o 5.9 7.7 0 20 20 107.2 126 52 77 13 .322 1.66 5.48 5.96 -8.4 -0.9
30o 5.5 7.7 0 19 19 103.5 126 52 74 13 .330 1.72 5.75 6.25 -11.0 -1.1
20o 5.1 7.7 0 18 18 99.2 126 52 71 13 .340 1.79 6.07 6.6 -13.8 -1.4
10o 4.5 7.7 0 17 17 93.5 125 52 67 13 .352 1.90 6.52 7.09 -17.0 -1.7
Weighted Mean6.37.602020110.6124517913.3141.595.215.66-5.4-0.5

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
18% 28% 2% 25% 32%

Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2014 Projections)

Playing time estimates are based on performance, not Depth Charts.
Year Age W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP WHIP ERA FRA H/9 BB/9 K/9 HR/9 WARP
201527670181810811347861344.3041.484.675.089.43.97.11.10.0
201628560181810410944811144.3071.474.524.919.43.87.01.00.2
2017295601515909737711144.3111.494.785.209.73.77.11.1-0.1
2018305501515889436691044.3081.484.665.079.63.77.11.00.1
2019315501515899636691044.3111.484.594.999.73.67.01.00.1
202032450141480863262944.3091.474.534.929.63.66.91.00.2
202133450131376812957844.3081.454.524.919.63.46.81.00.2
202234440121270762753844.3091.464.564.969.73.56.81.00.1
202335340111164692448744.3101.454.544.939.73.46.81.00.1

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
out of baseball0.25.721.23.79

Comparable Players (Similarity Index 90)

Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 94 Nick Pereira 2009 0.00 DNP
2 94 Jeremy Hefner 2012 5.19
3 93 Matt Klinker 2011 0.00 DNP
4 93 Sam LeCure 2010 4.50
5 92 Tony Watson 2011 3.95
6 92 Dan Meyer 2008 9.11
7 92 L.J. Gagnier 2011 0.00 DNP
8 92 Anthony Capra 2013 0.00 DNP
9 92 Hector Ambriz 2010 5.77
10 92 Travis Banwart 2012 0.00 DNP
11 92 Scott Gorgen 2013 0.00 DNP
12 91 Jeremy Bleich 2013 0.00 DNP
13 91 Daniel Haigwood 2010 0.00 DNP
14 91 Marco Estrada 2010 10.32
15 91 Alan Horne 2009 0.00 DNP
16 91 Austin Adams 2013 0.00 DNP
17 91 Travis Chick 2010 0.00 DNP
18 91 Blake Hawksworth 2009 2.25
19 91 Chuck Lofgren 2012 0.00 DNP
20 91 Deunte Heath 2012 4.50
21 91 Adrian Alaniz 2010 0.00 DNP
22 91 James Houser 2011 0.00 DNP
23 91 Chris Narveson 2008 0.00 DNP
24 90 Matt Shoemaker 2013 0.00
25 90 Armando Galarraga 2008 4.18
26 90 Francisco Cruceta 2008 6.17
27 90 Tobi Stoner 2011 0.00 DNP
28 90 Josh Wall 2013 18.00
29 90 David Purcey 2008 5.68
30 90 Ryan Ketchner 2008 0.00 DNP
31 90 Ryne Reynoso 2011 0.00 DNP
32 90 Wilkin De La Rosa 2011 0.00 DNP
33 90 Jesse English 2011 0.00 DNP
34 90 Tanner Roark 2013 1.84
35 90 Matthew Green 2008 0.00 DNP
36 90 Thomas Diamond 2009 0.00 DNP
37 90 Adam Ottavino 2012 4.78
38 90 Daniel McCutchen 2009 4.21
39 90 Justin Thomas 2010 6.23
40 90 Duane Below 2012 4.86
41 90 Sean Thompson 2009 0.00 DNP
42 90 Philip Humber 2009 8.00
43 90 Josh Romanski 2013 0.00 DNP
44 90 Mark Holliman 2010 0.00 DNP
45 89 Cole McCurry 2012 0.00 DNP
46 89 Steven Wright 2011 0.00 DNP
47 89 Ben Snyder 2012 0.00 DNP
48 89 Joel Carreno 2013 0.00 DNP
49 89 Matt Wright 2008 0.00 DNP
50 89 Cory Luebke 2011 3.48
51 89 Michael Madsen 2009 0.00 DNP
52 89 Jose Rosario 2012 0.00 DNP
53 89 Terry Doyle 2012 0.00 DNP
54 89 Ryan Mullins 2010 0.00 DNP
55 89 Jason Windsor 2009 0.00 DNP
56 89 Tony Barnette 2010 0.00 DNP
57 88 Erik Davis 2013 3.12
58 88 Chris Saenz 2008 0.00 DNP
59 88 Heath Rollins 2011 0.00 DNP
60 88 Polin Trinidad 2011 0.00 DNP
61 88 Brett Lorin 2013 0.00 DNP
62 88 Kyle Bloom 2009 0.00 DNP
63 88 Yohan Pino 2010 0.00 DNP
64 88 Andrew Carpenter 2011 7.98
65 88 Josh Zeid 2013 3.90
66 88 Daryl Thompson 2012 0.00 DNP
67 88 Alberto Bastardo 2010 0.00 DNP
68 88 Tom Koehler 2012 5.40
69 88 Chris Seddon 2010 5.64
70 88 J.A. Happ 2009 2.98
71 88 Drew Naylor 2012 0.00 DNP
72 88 James Fuller 2013 0.00 DNP
73 88 Red Patterson 2013 0.00 DNP
74 88 Luis Ramirez 2008 0.00 DNP
75 88 Seth Garrison 2012 0.00 DNP
76 88 Ryan Edell 2010 0.00 DNP
77 88 Eric Niesen 2012 0.00 DNP
78 88 Chaz Roe 2013 4.03
79 88 Matt Buschmann 2010 0.00 DNP
80 87 Dustin Richardson 2010 4.15
81 87 Jacob Pettit 2013 0.00 DNP
82 87 Collin McHugh 2013 10.04
83 87 Adam Howard 2010 0.00 DNP
84 87 Ramon A. Ramirez 2009 3.65
85 87 Hung-Wen Chen 2012 0.00 DNP
86 87 Paul Oseguera 2010 0.00 DNP
87 87 Eduardo Paulino 2012 0.00 DNP
88 87 J.D. Martin 2009 4.68
89 87 Craig Clark 2011 0.00 DNP
90 87 Garrett Mock 2009 6.41
91 87 Brandon Moore 2012 0.00 DNP
92 87 Pedro Liriano 2007 0.00 DNP
93 87 Derek Miller 2008 0.00 DNP
94 87 Mike Ballard 2010 0.00 DNP
95 87 Nick Schmidt 2012 0.00 DNP
96 87 Cesar Valdez 2011 0.00 DNP
97 87 Ryan Pope 2012 0.00 DNP
98 87 Alex Caldera 2012 0.00 DNP
99 87 David Welch 2009 0.00 DNP
100 87 Clayton Mortensen 2011 4.63

Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv

BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2011 A second-round pick in 2009, lefty Justin Marks has solid stuff, good control, and therefore a fighter's chance.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Changes of SceneryR.J. Anderson2011-12-01
Transaction Analysis: Angels and Royals MovesChristina Kahrl2010-12-01
Transaction Analysis: Western Divisions BackfillChristina Kahrl2010-11-20
The Week in Quotes: November 8-14Alex Carnevale2010-11-15
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of July 15Kevin Goldstein2010-07-16
Future Shock: Burlington at Kane County Game ReportKevin Goldstein2010-04-14


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Justin Marks has thrown 183 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2012 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 (91mph), also mixing in a Slider (80mph) and Change (85mph). He also rarely throws a Curve (75mph).