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2014 Rest-of-Season Projections (seasonal age 28)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date11-22-1985
Height6' 5"
Weight230 lbs
Age28 years, 10 months, 9 days
BatsB
ThrowsR
-0.32010
2011
0.92012
1.12013
0.92014
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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
2010 SLN 24 5 3 22.3 14.3 8.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 110 37 21 21 5 65 9 8 0 12 8.46 6.15 5.81 -2.6 -0.3
2012 COL 26 53 0 79.0 0.0 79.0 5 1 0 7 0 0 339 76 42 40 9 116 34 27 1 81 4.56 3.90 4.55 8.7 0.9
2013 COL 27 51 0 78.3 0.0 78.3 1 3 0 1 0 0 335 73 27 23 5 102 31 26 2 78 2.64 3.12 3.84 10.2 1.1
2014 COL 28 75 0 65.0 0.0 65.0 1 4 1 6 0 0 272 67 26 26 6 102 16 15 4 70 3.60 3.07 3.93 7.8 0.9
Career1843244.714.3230.371011400105625311611025385907672414.053.644.2824.12.5

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
2006 QUD A 8 8 36.1 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .269 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 SCO A- 6 6 28.2 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .262 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 PMB A+ 27 27 143.3 4.52 101 .247 .263 .335 .390 .259 .291 96 12.9 1.3 12.9 1.3
2008 SFD AA 24 24 115.3 5.11 77 .308 .265 .337 .400 .275 .329 88 1.4 0.1 1.4 -0.0
2008 PES Wnt 8 8 23.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .417 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2009 MEM AAA 27 27 144.0 5.08 66 .291 .266 .332 .402 .269 .311 81 -4.3 -0.4 -1.8 -0.4
2010 SLN MLB 5 3 22.3 5.81 64 .374 .266 .332 .416 .270 .381 97 -1.9 -0.2 -2.6 -0.3
2010 MEM AAA 9 9 47.7 4.43 106 .226 .274 .344 .423 .264 .286 95 8.2 0.8 9.2 0.9
2011 MEM AAA 26 25 141.0 5.26 98 .269 .280 .348 .434 .262 .329 97 16.8 1.6 14.9 1.3
2012 COL MLB 53 0 79.0 4.55 112 .243 .251 .316 .395 .262 .313 120 8.6 0.9 8.7 0.9
2012 CSP AAA 13 0 19.7 3.37 139 .254 .279 .345 .433 .269 .364 106 6.6 0.7 6.6 0.7
2013 COL MLB 51 0 78.3 3.84 117 .239 .252 .312 .392 .257 .311 114 10.1 1.1 10.2 1.1
2014 COL MLB 75 0 65.0 3.93 119 .247 .257 .319 .398 .268 .347 121 7.8 0.9 7.8 0.9

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
2006 SCO A- 2 2 0 6 6 28.2 23 13 26 1 0% .262 7.3 4.1 0.3 8.3 1.28 3.19 0.0 0.0
2006 QUD A 2 3 0 8 8 36.1 28 19 38 3 0% .269 7.0 4.7 0.7 9.5 1.30 3.49 0.0 0.0
2007 PMB A+ 12 8 0 27 27 143.3 130 63 128 10 49% .291 8.2 4.0 0.6 8.0 1.35 3.08 12.9 1.3
2008 SFD AA 3 7 0 24 24 115.3 133 52 96 16 46% .329 10.4 4.1 1.2 7.5 1.60 5.23 1.4 -0.0
2008 PES Wnt 3 1 0 8 8 23.3 33 10 25 3 0% .417 12.7 3.9 1.2 9.7 1.85 6.18 0.0 0.0
2009 MEM AAA 7 12 0 27 27 144.0 141 82 119 12 45% .311 8.8 5.1 0.8 7.4 1.55 4.75 -1.8 -0.4
2010 MEM AAA 5 3 0 9 9 47.7 43 12 43 5 51% .286 8.1 2.3 0.9 8.1 1.15 3.96 9.2 0.9
2010 SLN MLB 0 2 0 5 3 22.3 37 9 12 5 37% .381 14.9 3.6 2.0 4.8 2.06 8.46 -2.6 -0.3
2011 MEM AAA 7 8 0 26 25 141.0 154 71 120 14 51% .329 9.8 4.5 0.9 7.7 1.60 4.85 14.9 1.3
2012 COL MLB 5 1 0 53 0 79.0 76 34 81 9 49% .313 8.7 3.9 1.0 9.2 1.39 4.56 8.7 0.9
2012 CSP AAA 0 0 0 13 0 19.7 22 7 25 2 44% .364 10.1 3.2 0.9 11.4 1.47 3.20 6.6 0.7
2013 COL MLB 1 3 0 51 0 78.3 73 31 78 5 48% .311 8.4 3.6 0.6 9.0 1.33 2.64 10.2 1.1
2014 COL MLB 1 4 1 75 0 65.0 67 16 70 6 47% .347 9.3 2.2 0.8 9.7 1.28 3.60 7.8 0.9

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 416 0.5048 0.4482 0.8817 0.6429 0.2476 0.9630 0.6667 0.1129
2012 1327 0.5237 0.4705 0.7395 0.6058 0.3180 0.8717 0.4627 0.2605
2013 1267 0.4972 0.4648 0.7308 0.6063 0.3218 0.8508 0.5073 0.2692
2014 1079 0.5042 0.4638 0.7535 0.5974 0.3252 0.8431 0.5862 0.2445
Career40890.50840.46470.7550.60750.31390.8670.52990.244

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2012-03-13 2012-03-14 Camp 1 0 Right Lower Leg Contusion Calf Batted Ball - -
2010-07-04 2010-09-28 60-DL 86 75 Right Shoulder Cartilage Injury SLAP Labrum Tear -
2008-04-25 2008-05-10 Minors 15 0 Right Shoulder Inflammation -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2015 COL $
2014 COL $502,000
2013 COL $491,000
2012 COL $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$491,000
2011Current$502,000
2 yrPvs + Cur$993,000
2 yrTotal$993,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 87 d1 year/$0.502M (2014)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.502M (2014). Re-signed by Colorado 3/9/14.
  • 1 year/$0.491M (2013). Re-signed by Colorado 3/6/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Contract purchased by St. Louis 11/18/11. Claimed by Colorado off waivers from St. Louis 4/3/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Re-signed by St. Louis 3/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Re-signed by St. Louis 3/4/10. Sent outright to Triple-A by St. Louis 11/17/10.
  • 2009. Contract purchased by St. Louis 11/18/09.
  • Drafted 2006 (1-30) (Northeastern). Signed 6/06, $0.95M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .316 .404 .424 .283
11 vs R (Multi) .213 .274 .333 .211
18 Split (Multi) .103 .130 .091 .072
19 LgAvg (Multi) .010 .024 .026 .019
30 vs L (2013) .328 .416 .437 .286
31 vs R (2013) .197 .255 .289 .196
38 Split (2013) .131 .161 .148 .090
39 LgAvg (2013) .010 .022 .028 .019

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Adam Ottavino is referenced in the following articles.

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The BP Wayback Machine: Hatching CardinalsBryan Smith2013-08-23
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DateQuestionAnswer
2014-03-12 14:00:00 (link to chat)Have a favorite pick you've made in the reliever draft thus far? Didn't make it into your league so can't see your roster.
(Alex from Milwaukee)
My league is in the middle of the 13th round. My 12 picks so far:

Craig Kimbrel
Grant Balfour
Junichi Tazawa
Kevin Siegrist
Craig Stammen
Will Smith
Carlos Martinez
Adam Ottavino
Wade Davis
Manny Parra
Heath Hembree
Santiago Casilla

(For anyone who doesn't know what we're talking about, Sam is running a reliever-only fantasy league with Effectively Wild listeners. Only categories are runs allowed and strikeouts, and only relief innings count.) (Ben Lindbergh)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Adam Ottavino has thrown 4,144 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2009 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, The World Baseball Classic and Spring Training. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Slider (83mph) and Fourseam Fastball (95mph), also mixing in a Sinker (95mph). He also rarely throws a Change (88mph).