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Portrait of Chad Paronto

Chad Paronto PAstros

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
7 183.3 6 12 1 107 4.32 -0.3
Birth Date7-28-1975
Height6' 5"
Weight285 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsR
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
2001 BAL MLB 24 0 27.0 33 11 16 5 .265 92 11.0 3.7 1.7 5.3 64% .295 .326 1.63 5.65 5.00 113 7.78 -0.7
2002 CLE MLB 29 0 35.7 34 11 23 3 .261 101 8.6 2.8 0.8 5.8 61% .270 .247 1.26 3.96 4.04 103 3.71 0.6
2003 CLE MLB 6 0 6.7 7 3 6 1 .261 93 9.4 4.0 1.4 8.1 30% .316 .294 1.50 4.59 9.45 100 6.00 -0.0
2006 ATL MLB 65 0 56.7 53 19 41 5 .263 93 8.4 3.0 0.8 6.5 44% .284 .247 1.27 3.97 3.18 102 3.84 1.1
2007 ATL MLB 41 0 40.3 47 19 14 1 .261 101 10.5 4.2 0.2 3.1 51% .322 .266 1.64 4.44 3.57 120 5.69 -0.1
2008 HOU MLB 6 0 10.3 11 2 4 2 .262 98 9.6 1.7 1.7 3.5 46% .273 .292 1.26 5.43 4.35 109 6.73 -0.2
2009 HOU MLB 6 0 6.7 15 1 3 4 .259 95 20.2 1.4 5.4 4.0 34% .393 .461 2.40 10.41 12.15 113 16.06 -0.8
CareerMLB1770183.32006610721.262969.83.21.05.350%.297.2771.454.664.321095.63-0.1

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
1996 FRD A+ 8 1 15.0 11 8 6 0 .000 6.6 4.8 0.0 3.6 0% .000 .000 1.27 4.04 4.80
1996 BLU Rk 9 2 21.3 16 5 24 0 .000 6.8 2.1 0.0 10.1 0% .000 .000 0.99 2.45 1.69
1997 DEL A 28 23 127.3 133 56 93 9 .000 9.4 4.0 0.6 6.6 0% .302 .000 1.48 4.27 4.74
1998 FRD A+ 18 18 103.7 116 39 87 4 .000 10.1 3.4 0.3 7.6 0% .000 .000 1.49 3.28 3.12
1998 BOW AA 8 7 35.7 38 23 28 1 .000 9.6 5.8 0.3 7.1 0% .000 .000 1.71 3.93 5.80
1999 FRD A+ 13 13 72.3 81 26 55 7 .000 10.1 3.2 0.9 6.8 0% .000 .000 1.48 4.41 4.73
1999 BOW AA 15 9 41.0 59 32 27 3 .000 13.0 7.0 0.7 5.9 0% .000 .000 2.22 5.31 8.12
2000 BOW AA 8 8 47.0 29 16 31 2 .000 5.6 3.1 0.4 5.9 0% .000 .000 0.96 3.65 2.87
2000 ROC AAA 12 6 36.0 40 15 18 5 .000 10.0 3.8 1.2 4.5 0% .000 .000 1.53 5.19 5.75
2001 BAL MLB 24 0 27.0 33 11 16 5 .265 92 11.0 3.7 1.7 5.3 64% .295 .326 1.63 5.65 5.00
2001 ROC AAA 33 0 43.3 44 24 39 5 .000 9.1 5.0 1.0 8.1 0% .000 .000 1.57 4.80 4.57
2001 Azu Wnt 4 0 10.7 12 7 7 0 .000 10.1 5.9 0.0 5.9 0% .000 .000 1.78 5.14 6.73
2002 CLE MLB 29 0 35.7 34 11 23 3 .261 101 8.6 2.8 0.8 5.8 61% .270 .247 1.26 3.96 4.04
2002 AKR AA 1 1 0.3 1 1 0 0 .000 30.0 30.0 0.0 0.0 0% .500 .000 6.67 13.18 30.00
2002 BUF AAA 8 0 13.0 10 1 7 0 .000 6.9 0.7 0.0 4.8 0% .244 .000 0.85 2.24 0.00
2003 CLE MLB 6 0 6.7 7 3 6 1 .261 93 9.4 4.0 1.4 8.1 30% .316 .294 1.50 4.59 9.45
2003 BUF AAA 49 0 56.0 64 22 48 2 .000 10.3 3.5 0.3 7.7 0% .330 .000 1.54 3.37 4.34
2004 MEM AAA 47 0 55.0 46 25 38 3 .000 7.5 4.1 0.5 6.2 0% .259 .000 1.29 4.47 2.13
2005 GWN AAA 26 0 41.0 43 17 28 4 .251 33 9.4 3.7 0.9 6.1 52% .315 .269 1.46 4.51 3.95
2005 NAS AAA 27 0 39.3 40 19 38 1 .272 72 9.2 4.4 0.2 8.7 55% .333 .251 1.50 3.59 2.75
2006 ATL MLB 65 0 56.7 53 19 41 5 .263 93 8.4 3.0 0.8 6.5 44% .284 .247 1.27 3.97 3.18
2006 RIC AAA 12 0 17.0 17 3 15 1 .258 43 9.0 1.6 0.5 7.9 55% .320 .235 1.18 2.78 1.06
2007 ATL MLB 41 0 40.3 47 19 14 1 .261 101 10.5 4.2 0.2 3.1 51% .322 .266 1.64 4.44 3.57
2007 GWN AAA 11 0 16.7 18 4 11 1 .000 9.7 2.2 0.5 5.9 0% .309 .000 1.32 3.72 3.77
2008 HOU MLB 6 0 10.3 11 2 4 2 .262 98 9.6 1.7 1.7 3.5 46% .273 .292 1.26 5.43 4.35
2008 ROU AAA 35 0 52.7 61 14 57 2 .260 104 10.4 2.4 0.3 9.7 57% .381 .241 1.42 2.79 3.07
2009 HOU MLB 6 0 6.7 15 1 3 4 .259 95 20.2 1.4 5.4 4.0 34% .393 .461 2.40 10.41 12.15
2009 ROU AAA 44 0 51.7 34 14 39 1 .273 90 5.9 2.4 0.2 6.8 41% .232 .194 0.93 3.07 1.39
2010 PAW AAA 54 0 74.7 80 30 47 9 .255 92 9.6 3.6 1.1 5.7 46% .305 .272 1.47 4.92 4.22

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
2008 148 0.5135 0.4324 0.8438 0.6316 0.2222 0.9167 0.6250 0.1563
2009 126 0.4524 0.5238 0.7879 0.6491 0.4203 0.9459 0.5862 0.1970
Career2740.48540.47440.81810.63960.31330.93010.60720.175

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
2009-09-30 2009-10-04 DTD 4 4 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2009-06-16 2009-07-01 Minors 15 0 Not Disclosed -
2009-04-09 2009-04-16 Minors 7 0 Not Disclosed -
2009-03-24 2009-03-30 Camp 6 0 Right Shoulder Soreness -
2007-04-14 2007-04-30 15-DL 16 14 Right Groin Strain -
2002-07-29 2002-09-30 60-DL 63 59 Right Elbow Inflammation Tendonitis -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2012 $
2011 BOS $
2008 HOU $500,000
2007 ATL $420,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$920,000
2 yrTotal$920,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 38 d

Details
  • signed as a free agent from HOU 1/10 (minor-league contract)
  • sent outright to Triple-A 10/9/09 contract purchased 9/16/09 assigned Triple-A 7/27/09 designated for assignment 7/26/09 contract purchased 7/17/09 re-signed as a free agent 1/14/09 (minor-league contract)
  • designated for assignment 8/2/08 contract purchased 7/6/08 sent outright to Triple-A 3/28/08 signed as a free agent from ATL 12/18/07, 1 year$0.5M (08)
  • refused assignment 10/29/07
  • designated for assignment 10/25/07 optioned to Triple-A 7/31/07
  • re-signed 3/07, 1 year/$0.42M (07)
  • contract purchased 5/06

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BP Articles

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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 12-15, 2002Christina Kahrl2011-11-06
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Q&A: Dr. John BagonziDavid Laurila2010-05-06
Minor Issues: Married in the Minors with Chad ParontoDavid Laurila2010-04-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: NL ActionChristina Kahrl2009-12-15
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Roster TweaksChristina Kahrl2009-10-20
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Senior Circuit StragglersChristina Kahrl2009-09-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Brew'd-up ReunionChristina Kahrl2009-08-10
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Senior ShufflingChristina Kahrl2009-07-27
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Senior Circuit ShufflingChristina Kahrl2009-04-02
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Miracle CuresChristina Kahrl2008-05-19
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: NL East Rosters ReviewChristina Kahrl2008-04-02
Spring Training Preview: NL CentralJoe Sheehan2008-02-11
Spring Training Preview: NL EastJoe Sheehan2008-02-08
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: NL Pickups and DiscardsChristina Kahrl2007-11-13
Transaction of the Day: NL East RoundupChristina Kahrl2007-09-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Deadline DayChristina Kahrl2007-08-01
Transaction Analysis: NL-Brand KetchupChristina Kahrl2007-05-24
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction of the Day: Six Reshuffled DecksChristina Kahrl2007-05-18
Transaction of the Day: Studies in Damage ControlChristina Kahrl2007-05-04
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction of the Day: Major MovesChristina Kahrl2007-05-02
Transaction of the Day: Roster Reviews of the EastsChristina Kahrl2007-04-12
This article requires BP Premium accessHope and Faith: How the Atlanta Braves Can Win the World SeriesBrent Gambill2007-04-01
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 19-26, 2007Christina Kahrl2007-03-27
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 13-18, 2007Christina Kahrl2007-03-19
Prospectus Hit List: Week of August 6thJay Jaffe2006-08-09
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 4-7, 2006Christina Kahrl2006-08-07
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: June 22-26Christina Kahrl2006-06-28
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: End of an ERAJoe Sheehan2006-06-19
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Witch HuntJoe Sheehan2006-06-12
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 15-18Christina Kahrl2006-05-19
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 10-11Christina Kahrl2006-05-12
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Mommy, Where Do Closers Come From?Kevin Goldstein2006-05-12
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 5-9Christina Kahrl2006-05-10
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 17-26Christina Kahrl2006-03-27
Transaction Analysis: March 14-16Christina Kahrl2006-03-17
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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 10-15, 2004Christina Kahrl2004-03-17
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 17-20, 2003Christina Kahrl2003-04-23
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 25-April 6, 2003Christina Kahrl2003-04-09
Transaction Analysis: September 28-November 10, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-11-15
Transaction Analysis: September 11-15, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-09-17
Transaction Analysis: July 22-25, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-07-28
Transaction Analysis: July 15-21, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-07-24
Transaction Analysis: June 13-17, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-06-20
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 30-May 11, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-05-13
Transaction Analysis: April 23-24, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-04-26
Transaction Analysis: March 6-13, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-03-18


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, Chad Paronto threw 749 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2009, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2009, he relied primarily on his Sinker (90mph) and Slider (84mph), also mixing in a Fourseam Fastball (90mph) and Change (83mph).