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2015 Full Season Projections (seasonal age 26)
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Birth Date12-3-1987
Height6' 3"
Weight215 lbs
Age27 years, 8 months, 25 days
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ThrowsL
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2010 DET MLB 5 5 22.0 26 13 18 3 .261 107 10.6 5.3 1.2 7.4 43% .348 .308 1.77 5.23 7.36 103 7.32 -0.5
2011 DET MLB 2 2 9.7 11 8 5 3 .263 109 10.2 7.4 2.8 4.7 26% .258 .355 1.97 9.16 6.52 120 9.11 -0.5
CareerMLB7731.73721236.26210710.56.01.76.538%.320.3231.836.437.111097.90-1.0

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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2009 PEJ Wnt 11 0 16.0 13 9 16 1 .000 7.3 5.1 0.6 9.0 0% .267 .000 1.38 4.93 2.81
2010 DET MLB 5 5 22.0 26 13 18 3 .261 107 10.6 5.3 1.2 7.4 43% .348 .308 1.77 5.23 7.36
2010 ERI AA 14 14 77.3 74 25 70 7 .266 108 8.6 2.9 0.8 8.2 42% .306 .251 1.28 3.74 3.61
2010 TOL AAA 9 9 53.0 43 25 49 6 .261 101 7.3 4.2 1.0 8.3 41% .266 .247 1.28 4.39 3.23
2011 DET MLB 2 2 9.7 11 8 5 3 .263 109 10.2 7.4 2.8 4.7 26% .258 .355 1.97 9.16 6.52
2011 TOL AAA 26 26 147.0 149 80 143 15 .256 94 9.1 4.9 0.9 8.8 39% .332 .277 1.56 4.33 4.71
2012 TOL AAA 28 19 118.0 103 88 112 7 .252 95 7.9 6.7 0.5 8.5 44% .294 .267 1.62 4.34 4.88
2013 IND AAA 29 24 124.3 99 112 138 6 .244 101 7.2 8.1 0.4 10.0 49% .293 .262 1.70 4.44 4.05
2014 IND AAA 48 0 64.0 35 47 85 3 .249 102 4.9 6.6 0.4 12.0 39% .230 .218 1.28 0.00 2.53
2015 DUR AAA 25 0 28.0 20 24 32 3 .248 99 6.4 7.7 1.0 10.3 49% .254 .249 1.57 4.84 3.86
2015 NOR AAA 13 0 24.0 20 11 30 1 .247 101 7.5 4.1 0.4 11.2 48% .322 .231 1.29 2.58 2.62

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
2010 409 0.5550 0.4230 0.8555 0.6035 0.1978 0.9197 0.6111 0.1445
2011 189 0.4656 0.3492 0.8636 0.5341 0.1881 0.9149 0.7368 0.1364
Career5980.52670.39970.85810.58160.19470.91820.65080.1419

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
2012-07-13 2012-07-27 Minors 14 16 Right Shoulder Fatigue - -
2011-05-01 2011-05-09 Minors 8 7 Hand Soreness After Playing with Slingshot -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2015 TBA $
2014 PIT $
2013 PIT $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 34 dScott Boras1 year/$0.5075M (2015)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015). Selected by Philadelphia from Pittsburgh in Rule 5 draft 12/11/14. Signed by Philadelphia 3/15. Elected free agency after being sent outright to Triple-A 4/4/15. Signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 4/17/15 (minor-league contract). Released by Tampa Bay 7/3/15. Signed by Baltimore as a free agent 7/16/15 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.501M (2014). Re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/6/14. Sent outright to Triple-A by Pittsburgh 3/29/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by Pittsburgh 3/1/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Re-signed by Detroit 2/22/12. Acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Detroit 12/5/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Re-signed by Detroit 3/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Contract purchased by Detroit 6/25/10.
  • Drafted by Detroit 2009 (2-58) (Oklahoma State). $1.495M signing bonus.

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BP Articles

Andy Oliver is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Closer Reclamation SeasonR.J. Anderson2014-08-18
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of April 19-April 21Zach Mortimer2013-04-22
The Lineup Card: 11 Potential TradesBaseball Prospectus2012-12-13
This article requires BP Premium accessRumor Roundup: Wednesday, December 12Daniel Rathman2012-12-12
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of August 18Kevin Goldstein2012-04-19
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Detroit Tigers Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2012-02-24
The BP First Take: Friday, February 17Daniel Rathman2012-02-17
Transaction Analysis: Calling for the CavalryBen Lindbergh2011-05-31
This article requires BP Premium accessThe BP Broadside: If the Past is Precedent Then the Tribe Can CrashSteven Goldman2011-05-13


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2012-12-04 14:00:00 (link to chat)So, Detroit's looking for a right-handed hitting outfielder to platoon with Dirks. . . assuming that resigning Delmon I-don't-want-to-DH Young is out of the question, who is available? Do they have any depth anywhere for trading?
(John Carter from Toronto (Tigers fan originally from the New York a)
Glad to see you in the queue again, John Carter.

Jon Morosi reported (and then retracted) yesterday that the Tigers had a two-year offer out to Scott Hairston, and while that report proved inaccurate, I think Hairston could be a fit there. Cody Ross is another possibility, though his price would need to come down if he's going to serve in a platoon role, and they could also consider Andruw Jones or Matt Diaz.

In terms of pieces the Tigers could trade, Brennan Boesch and Andrew Oliver were mentioned yesterday by CBS Sports' Danny Knobler: https://twitter.com/DKnobler/status/275663979584552962. (Daniel Rathman)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, Andy Oliver threw 790 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2009 and 2011, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2011, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (94mph) and Slider (84mph), also mixing in a Change (86mph).