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Portrait of A.J. Morris

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
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Birth Date12-1-1986
Height6' 2"
Weight195 lbs
Age30 years, 0 months, 10 days
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ThrowsR
2012
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-0.02016
DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP
2016 CIN MLB 7 0 10.0 0 0 0 9 8 9 2 .272 100 8.1 7.2 1.8 8.1 40% .250 .321 1.70 6.39 6.30 112 5.25 115.1 -0.0
CareerMLB7010.00009892.2721008.17.21.88.140%.250.3211.706.396.301125.25115.1-0.0

Statistics for All Levels

'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 W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA-
2009 HAG A 8 8 37.7 0 4 0 44 8 36 2 .268 89 10.5 1.9 0.5 8.6 55% .372 .285 1.38 3.12 3.82 0 0.00 0.0
2009 NAT Rk 2 2 5.0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 .251 111 0.0 0.0 0.0 7.2 82% .000 .058 0.00 1.72 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2010 POT A+ 23 12 72.0 5 3 2 67 27 61 4 .251 106 8.4 3.4 0.5 7.6 62% .294 .241 1.31 3.81 3.88 106 5.14 108.0
2010 NAT Rk 4 4 14.0 0 0 0 9 1 10 1 .257 107 5.8 0.6 0.6 6.4 52% .195 .179 0.71 3.44 3.21 92 3.15 91.1
2012 DAY A+ 39 0 52.3 5 2 7 36 15 42 1 .245 107 6.2 2.6 0.2 7.2 61% .235 .192 0.97 3.01 2.24 92 3.73 99.4
2013 TEN AA 31 10 72.0 4 2 0 74 35 53 4 .252 104 9.2 4.4 0.5 6.6 62% .312 .261 1.51 3.70 4.75 96 4.59 106.0
2014 BRD A+ 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .227 98 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 50% .000 -.001 0.00 1.39 0.00 97 4.00 101.0
2014 ALT AA 14 9 59.0 5 1 0 48 18 40 4 .257 99 7.3 2.7 0.6 6.1 59% .256 .217 1.12 4.00 1.98 93 2.75 89.1
2014 IND AAA 7 7 37.7 2 4 0 46 11 28 2 .239 104 11.0 2.6 0.5 6.7 55% .370 .252 1.51 3.52 4.54 100 4.19 101.9
2014 PIR Rk 4 0 7.0 0 0 0 4 1 7 1 .000 5.1 1.3 1.3 9.0 0% .167 .000 0.71 3.79 2.57 87 2.90 93.9
2015 IND AAA 44 3 84.7 5 3 3 76 22 72 3 .251 102 8.1 2.3 0.3 7.7 58% .298 .230 1.16 2.94 2.44 84 2.74 89.8
2016 CIN MLB 7 0 10.0 0 0 0 9 8 9 2 .272 100 8.1 7.2 1.8 8.1 40% .250 .321 1.70 6.39 6.30 112 5.25 115.1
2016 LOU AAA 18 6 38.7 0 2 0 46 11 32 5 .250 96 10.7 2.6 1.2 7.4 53% .347 .289 1.47 4.13 3.96 95 3.83 100.7

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
2016 191 0.4764 0.4660 0.7865 0.6154 0.3300 0.8750 0.6364 0.2135
Career1910.47640.4660.78650.61540.330.8750.63640.2135

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-06-24 - Minors - - - Not Disclosed -
2012-04-18 2012-04-30 Minors 12 0 Right Elbow Soreness - -
2011-06-21 2011-08-29 Minors 69 57 - Not Disclosed - -
2010-07-26 2010-08-10 Minors 15 0 Not Disclosed -
2010-04-09 2010-04-17 Minors 8 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 CHN $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d1 year (2016)

Details
  • 1 year (2016). Signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/27/15 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Cincinnati 5/22/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Re-signed by Pittsburgh (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2014). Selected by Pittsburgh from Chicago Cubs in Rule 5 draft 12/12/13.
  • Acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Washington 1/17/11.
  • Drafted by Washington 2009 (4-112) (Kansas State). $0.27M signing bonus.

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BP Articles

A.J. Morris is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
Pitching Backward: What We Know About Spin RateJeff Long2016-09-27
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Trading Gorzo the MagnificentChristina Kahrl2011-01-18
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Washington Nationals Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2010-11-24


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

A Collaboration between BrooksBaseball.net and Baseball Prospectus - Pitch classifications provided by Pitch Info LLC


A.J. Morris has thrown 202 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Cutter (89mph), also mixing in a Slider (83mph).