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Vidal Nuno PD-backs

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 26)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
52.7 4.23 1.29 40 3 3 0 0.2
Birth Date7-26-1987
Height5' 11"
Weight195 lbs
Age27 years, 2 months, 27 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2010
2011
2012
0.12013
-0.22014
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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 NYA 25 5 3 20.0 17.0 3.0 1 2 0 0 2 0 82 16 5 5 2 28 6 6 1 9 2.25 4.53 4.75 0.6 0.1
2014 ARI 26 14 14 83.7 83.7 0.0 0 7 0 0 7 0 340 71 37 35 10 118 20 20 4 69 3.76 3.87 4.95 1.8 0.2
2014 NYA 26 17 14 78.0 73.7 4.3 2 5 0 0 3 0 339 86 52 47 15 151 26 25 2 60 5.42 5.20 6.12 -5.2 -0.6
Career3631181.7174.37.331400120761173948727297525171384.314.515.44-2.8-0.3

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 MHV A- 13 8 57.0 4.35 102 .213 .248 .323 .355 .258 .249 102 5.8 0.6 5.8 0.6
2009 IND Rk 4 0 7.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .526 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 LKC A 21 16 94.3 4.58 101 .263 .262 .336 .393 .262 .351 102 14.6 1.5 14.6 1.5
2011 CSC A 7 7 40.0 3.55 129 .215 .258 .325 .393 .254 .306 105 9.5 1.0 9.5 1.0
2011 STA A- 8 0 25.0 2.51 144 .170 .237 .316 .328 .249 .237 99 6.9 0.7 6.9 0.7
2012 TAM A+ 11 1 24.3 4.06 119 .226 .262 .326 .386 .252 .299 109 4.5 0.4 4.5 0.4
2012 TRN AA 20 20 114.0 4.06 110 .243 .264 .331 .400 .263 .304 102 16.4 1.7 16.4 1.7
2012 ZUL Wnt 22 0 25.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .234 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 NYA MLB 5 3 20.0 4.75 86 .246 .256 .320 .405 .269 .219 96 0.6 0.1 0.6 0.1
2013 SWB AAA 5 5 25.0 2.85 135 .163 .249 .316 .380 .249 .211 97 6.1 0.6 6.1 0.6
2014 ARI MLB 14 14 83.7 4.95 84 .240 .257 .313 .393 .262 .257 107 1.2 0.1 1.8 0.2
2014 NYA MLB 17 14 78.0 6.12 50 .309 .252 .316 .390 .266 .301 98 -5.2 -0.6 -5.2 -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
2009 IND Rk 0 0 1 4 0 7.0 10 1 11 0 0% .526 12.9 1.3 0.0 14.1 1.57 5.14 0.0 0.0
2009 MHV A- 5 0 0 13 8 57.0 43 14 48 3 38% .249 6.8 2.2 0.5 7.6 1.00 2.05 5.8 0.6
2010 LKC A 6 8 0 21 16 94.3 104 14 94 13 39% .351 9.9 1.3 1.2 9.0 1.25 4.96 14.6 1.5
2011 CSC A 2 1 0 7 7 40.0 37 2 37 4 41% .306 8.3 0.5 0.9 8.3 0.97 1.80 9.5 1.0
2011 STA A- 5 0 1 8 0 25.0 14 3 29 0 42% .237 5.0 1.1 0.0 10.4 0.68 0.72 6.9 0.7
2012 TRN AA 9 5 0 20 20 114.0 109 27 100 10 38% .304 8.6 2.1 0.8 7.9 1.19 2.45 16.4 1.7
2012 ZUL Wnt 4 3 1 22 0 25.0 17 6 24 2 0% .234 6.1 2.2 0.7 8.6 0.92 2.52 0.0 0.0
2012 TAM A+ 1 1 0 11 1 24.3 22 6 26 2 43% .299 8.1 2.2 0.7 9.6 1.15 2.96 4.5 0.4
2013 NYA MLB 1 2 0 5 3 20.0 16 6 9 2 36% .219 7.2 2.7 0.9 4.0 1.10 2.25 0.6 0.1
2013 SWB AAA 2 0 0 5 5 25.0 14 2 30 2 44% .211 5.0 0.7 0.7 10.8 0.64 1.44 6.1 0.6
2014 NYA MLB 2 5 0 17 14 78.0 86 26 60 15 39% .301 9.9 3.0 1.7 6.9 1.44 5.42 -5.2 -0.6
2014 ARI MLB 0 7 0 14 14 83.7 71 20 69 10 39% .257 7.6 2.2 1.1 7.4 1.09 3.76 1.8 0.2

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 314 0.4968 0.4140 0.9000 0.5769 0.2532 0.9111 0.8750 0.1000
2014 2579 0.5207 0.4785 0.8258 0.6485 0.2937 0.8852 0.6832 0.1734
Career28930.51810.47150.83390.64070.28930.8880.7040.1654

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2013-09-07 2013-09-30 60-DL 23 21 Left Groin Recovery From Previous Injury Strain - -
2013-06-09 2013-09-07 Minors 90 0 Left Groin Strain - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 NYA $504,500
2013 NYA $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2011Current$504,500
1 yrTotal$504,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 55 d1 year/$0.5045M (2014)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5045M (2014). Re-signed by NY Yankees 3/14. Acquired by Arizona in trade from NY Yankees 7/6/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Contract purchased by NY Yankees 4/27/13.
  • Signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 6/18/11 (minor-league contract).
  • Released by Cleveland 3/26/11.
  • Drafted by Cleveland 2009 (48-1,445) (Baker University, Kansas).

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 3.4 2.2 0 37 5 79.2 69 20 59 10 .256 1.12 3.42 3.72 9.1 0.9
80o 3.3 2.3 0 37 5 72.5 68 20 54 9 .270 1.21 3.82 4.16 5.9 0.6
70o 3.2 2.3 0 37 5 67.9 67 19 50 9 .280 1.27 4.12 4.48 3.7 0.4
60o 3.1 2.3 0 37 5 64.0 66 19 47 9 .289 1.33 4.38 4.76 1.8 0.2
50o 3.1 2.4 0 37 5 60.4 65 19 45 9 .298 1.38 4.62 5.02 -0.0 -0.0
40o 3 2.4 0 37 5 56.9 64 18 42 9 .306 1.44 4.87 5.29 -1.8 -0.2
30o 2.9 2.5 0 37 5 53.3 62 18 40 9 .315 1.50 5.14 5.58 -3.8 -0.4
20o 2.8 2.5 0 37 5 49.1 60 17 36 8 .325 1.58 5.46 5.93 -6.0 -0.6
10o 2.7 2.6 0 37 5 43.5 57 16 32 8 .340 1.68 5.91 6.43 -9.2 -0.9
Weighted Mean3.12.4037559.86318449.2951.374.584.980.30.0

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
20% 33% 16% 40% 54%

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
20152754065810710528861538.2861.243.914.258.82.47.21.31.0
20162864071911811929941638.2911.263.974.319.12.27.21.21.0
2017295305979810225781538.2931.294.264.639.32.37.11.40.5
20183054060710010226801438.2921.284.124.489.22.37.21.30.6
201931530587969825761338.2931.284.034.389.22.37.11.20.7
202032430536878921691238.2911.263.994.349.22.27.11.20.7
202133430486808219621138.2911.264.024.379.22.17.01.20.6
202234430445737518561138.2921.274.094.459.22.26.91.40.5
20233532040566681652938.2921.274.024.379.22.27.11.20.5

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
2.90.64.91.31.93.611.5

Comparable Players (Similarity Index 86)

Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 93 Dan Meyer 2008 9.11
2 92 Marco Estrada 2010 10.32
3 91 Tony Watson 2011 3.95
4 91 Ryan Ketchner 2008 0.00 DNP
5 90 Cory Luebke 2011 3.48
6 90 Jeremy Hefner 2012 5.19
7 90 Hector Ambriz 2010 5.77
8 90 Matt Klinker 2011 0.00 DNP
9 89 Ramon A. Ramirez 2009 3.65
10 89 Collin McHugh 2013 10.04
11 89 Ryan Edell 2010 0.00 DNP
12 89 Steven Wright 2011 0.00 DNP
13 89 Matt Maloney 2010 3.05
14 89 Armando Galarraga 2008 4.18
15 88 Duane Below 2012 4.86
16 88 Jason Windsor 2009 0.00 DNP
17 88 Yohan Pino 2010 0.00 DNP
18 88 Steven Shell 2009 5.40
19 88 Cesar Valdez 2011 0.00 DNP
20 87 Tyler Cloyd 2013 6.71
21 87 Terry Doyle 2012 0.00 DNP
22 87 Philip Humber 2009 8.00
23 87 Polin Trinidad 2011 0.00 DNP
24 87 Red Patterson 2013 0.00 DNP
25 87 Daniel McCutchen 2009 4.21
26 87 Rob Musgrave 2012 0.00 DNP
27 87 Josh Zeid 2013 3.90
28 87 Mike Ballard 2010 0.00 DNP
29 87 Jeremy Horst 2012 2.30
30 87 Daryl Thompson 2012 0.00 DNP
31 86 Pat Misch 2008 5.85
32 86 Josh Romanski 2013 0.00 DNP
33 86 Sam LeCure 2010 4.50
34 86 Mike Fiers 2011 0.00
35 86 Travis Banwart 2012 0.00 DNP
36 86 Ryan Mullins 2010 0.00 DNP
37 86 Richie Gardner 2008 0.00 DNP
38 86 Randy Wells 2009 3.65
39 86 Erik Davis 2013 3.12
40 86 Joel Carreno 2013 0.00 DNP
41 86 Heath Rollins 2011 0.00 DNP
42 86 J.A. Happ 2009 2.98
43 86 Ryan Pope 2012 0.00 DNP
44 86 Phil Irwin 2013 9.64
45 86 Matthew Neil 2013 0.00 DNP
46 86 Luis Ramirez 2008 0.00 DNP
47 86 Jon Huber 2008 0.00 DNP
48 86 Craig Muschko 2012 0.00 DNP
49 86 Austin Adams 2013 0.00 DNP
50 86 Brett Lorin 2013 0.00 DNP
51 85 Matt Shoemaker 2013 0.00
52 85 Jeff Manship 2011 8.10
53 85 Brandon Moore 2012 0.00 DNP
54 85 Adrian Martin 2011 0.00 DNP
55 85 Tobi Stoner 2011 0.00 DNP
56 85 Brad Lincoln 2011 5.10
57 85 Ben Snyder 2012 0.00 DNP
58 85 Matt Buschmann 2010 0.00 DNP
59 85 J.D. Martin 2009 4.68
60 85 Matt Wright 2008 0.00 DNP
61 85 Andy Graham 2010 0.00 DNP
62 85 Adrian Alaniz 2010 0.00 DNP
63 85 Kevin Hart 2009 6.11
64 85 Brad Meyers 2012 0.00 DNP
65 85 Derek Miller 2008 0.00 DNP
66 85 Josh Tomlin 2011 4.35
67 85 Jose Rosario 2012 0.00 DNP
68 85 Chris Smith 2007 0.00 DNP
69 85 James Fuller 2013 0.00 DNP
70 85 Paul Oseguera 2010 0.00 DNP
71 85 Bruce Billings 2012 0.00 DNP
72 84 Dustin Richardson 2010 4.15
73 84 Garrett Mock 2009 6.41
74 84 Cole McCurry 2012 0.00 DNP
75 84 Bryan Price 2013 0.00 DNP
76 84 Doug Fister 2010 4.47
77 84 Henry Sosa 2012 0.00 DNP
78 84 Shane Komine 2007 4.70
79 84 Francisco Rosario 2007 5.47
80 84 Jacob Pettit 2013 0.00 DNP
81 84 Aaron Shafer 2013 0.00 DNP
82 84 Jhonny Nunez 2012 0.00 DNP
83 84 A.J. Shappi 2009 0.00 DNP
84 84 Cory Riordan 2012 0.00 DNP
85 84 Joe Martinez 2009 8.10
86 84 Alberto Bastardo 2010 0.00 DNP
87 84 Alfredo Figaro 2011 0.00 DNP
88 84 Eddie Gamboa 2011 0.00 DNP
89 84 Francisco Cruceta 2008 6.17
90 84 Reid Santos 2009 0.00 DNP
91 84 Dustin Nippert 2007 5.96
92 84 Eammon Portice 2011 0.00 DNP
93 84 P.J. Walters 2011 7.20
94 84 Blake Hawksworth 2009 2.25
95 84 David Purcey 2008 5.68
96 84 Tony Barnette 2010 0.00 DNP
97 84 Jesse English 2011 0.00 DNP
98 84 Jose Veras 2007 5.79
99 84 Drew Naylor 2012 0.00 DNP
100 83 Chris Fetter 2012 0.00 DNP

Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .188 .316 .375 .251
11 vs R (Multi) .220 .270 .373 .241
18 Split (Multi) -.033 .046 .002 .010
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.026 -.032 -.063 -.030
30 vs L (2013) .188 .316 .375 .251
31 vs R (2013) .220 .270 .373 .241
38 Split (2013) -.033 .046 .002 .010
39 LgAvg (2013) -.025 -.031 -.062 -.029

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2014 Due to publishing agreements, the 2014 player comments and team essays are only available in the Baseball Prospectus 2014 book (available in hardcopy, e-book, and Kindle).

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Vidal Nuno has thrown 2,954 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2013 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (90mph) and Slider (83mph), also mixing in a Curve (77mph), Sinker (89mph) and Change (83mph).