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Portrait of Fu-Te Ni

Fu-Te Ni PTigers

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
2 54 0 1 0 43 4.33 1
Birth Date11-14-1982
Height6' 0"
Weight170 lbs
BatsL
ThrowsL
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
2009 DET 26 36 0 31.0 0.0 31.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 121 20 9 9 3 36 11 9 1 21 2.61 4.21 3.56 5.4 0.5
2010 DET 27 22 0 23.0 0.0 23.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 116 27 19 17 2 42 19 15 2 22 6.65 5.00 3.75 4.3 0.5
Career58054.00.054.001020023747282657830243434.334.553.659.71.0

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 DET MLB 36 0 31.0 3.56 129 .214 .266 .339 .430 .265 .200 105 5.4 0.5 5.4 0.5
2009 TOL AAA 24 0 34.7 4.74 103 .228 .264 .333 .404 .251 .287 113 2.9 0.3 2.9 0.3
2010 DET MLB 22 0 23.0 3.75 122 .308 .263 .326 .401 .256 .352 107 4.3 0.5 4.3 0.5
2010 TOL AAA 12 0 12.0 5.04 88 .344 .275 .342 .434 .264 .455 100 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0
2011 TOL AAA 34 12 111.0 3.99 107 .261 .262 .328 .396 .251 .288 90 10.0 1.0 10.0 1.0
2011 CAR Wnt 6 6 27.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .229 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 TOL AAA 7 5 23.7 7.57 33 .320 .249 .321 .378 .247 .289 97 -3.0 -0.3 -3.0 -0.3

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 TOL AAA 3 0 0 24 0 34.7 31 9 32 4 39% .287 8.0 2.3 1.0 8.3 1.15 2.59 2.9 0.3
2009 DET MLB 0 0 0 36 0 31.0 20 11 21 3 33% .200 5.8 3.2 0.9 6.1 1.00 2.61 5.4 0.5
2010 TOL AAA 0 0 0 12 0 12.0 18 8 16 3 42% .455 13.5 6.0 2.2 12.0 2.17 7.50 0.4 0.0
2010 DET MLB 0 1 0 22 0 23.0 27 19 22 2 34% .352 10.6 7.4 0.8 8.6 2.00 6.65 4.3 0.5
2011 CAR Wnt 0 3 0 6 6 27.0 22 8 17 3 0% .229 7.3 2.7 1.0 5.7 1.11 4.00 0.0 0.0
2011 TOL AAA 6 3 0 34 12 111.0 106 34 93 10 30% .288 8.6 2.8 0.8 7.5 1.26 3.24 10.0 1.0
2012 TOL AAA 2 2 0 7 5 23.7 27 14 14 5 38% .289 10.3 5.3 1.9 5.3 1.73 4.56 -3.0 -0.3

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
2009 501 0.5449 0.4431 0.7928 0.6117 0.2412 0.8623 0.5818 0.2072
2010 427 0.4965 0.4038 0.7616 0.5660 0.2419 0.8083 0.6538 0.2326
Career9280.52260.4250.77840.59070.24150.83750.61490.2189

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2012-05-19 2012-08-07 Minors 80 75 Left Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2012-06-02 -
2012-04-18 2012-04-28 Minors 10 9 Left Shoulder Not Disclosed - -
2010-07-31 2010-09-01 Minors 32 0 Left Elbow Impingement -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2010 DET $407,500
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$407,500
1 yrTotal$407,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 15 d2011

Details
  • 1 year/$0.4075M (2010). Re-signed by Detroit 3/2/10. Sent outright to AAA by Detroit 11/19/10.
  • 1 year (2009). $0.4M salary in majors. Contract purchased by Detroit 6/28/09.
  • Signed 1/13/09 as amateur free agent from Taiwan. $0.15M signing bonus.

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BP Articles

Fu-Te Ni is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessOverthinking It: The Scurrilous Lie About the WBCBen Lindbergh2013-01-18
This article requires BP Premium accessOverthinking It: Small Samplings of Spring, AL EditionBen Lindbergh2011-03-15
This article requires BP Premium accessPurpose Pitches: AL NRIs to WatchChristina Kahrl2011-02-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Double Your PleasureChristina Kahrl2010-05-12
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Beat: Hot Spots: Relief PitchersMike Petriello2010-05-06
BP Unfiltered: UPDATED AL Projected Opening Day RostersJohn Perrotto2010-04-01
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Return to SenderChristina Kahrl2010-03-31
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Any Frandsen of Yours Is...Christina Kahrl2010-03-28
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Weekend Mayhem EditionChristina Kahrl2010-03-22
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Who Can Say No to Twins?Joe Sheehan2009-10-07
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: Post-Season PensChristina Kahrl2009-10-05
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Selection BiasJoe Sheehan2009-09-30
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Post-season BullpensJoe Sheehan2009-09-24
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Twins versus TigersJoe Sheehan2009-09-18
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: AL RoundupChristina Kahrl2009-07-04


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Fu-Te Ni threw 901 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2009 and 2010, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2010, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (89mph), Curve (77mph) and Sinker (89mph), also mixing in a Change (80mph).