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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 33)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date3-9-1981
Height6' 5"
Weight195 lbs
Age33 years, 7 months, 11 days
BatsR
ThrowsL
-0.22010
0.12011
0.42012
-0.12013
0.32014
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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
2007 CHN 26 1 0 0.3 0.0 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 3.18 2.80 0.1 0.0
2007 DET 26 4 0 2.3 0.0 2.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 3 3 3 2 10 2 2 0 4 11.57 13.60 14.94 -1.7 -0.2
2008 DET 27 25 0 21.3 0.0 21.3 3 0 0 1 0 0 94 19 11 10 0 23 14 13 1 15 4.22 3.87 5.60 0.3 0.0
2009 DET 28 3 0 3.3 0.0 3.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 4 2 2 1 8 2 1 0 2 5.40 7.64 5.50 0.1 0.0
2010 TEX 29 13 0 9.0 0.0 9.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 39 6 4 4 2 12 7 6 0 5 4.00 7.16 6.38 -1.8 -0.2
2011 BAL 30 32 0 16.3 0.0 16.3 2 0 0 2 0 0 70 14 11 11 3 27 7 7 0 18 6.06 4.53 4.47 0.9 0.1
2012 NYA 31 70 0 38.3 0.0 38.3 3 0 0 4 0 0 155 29 14 12 2 40 17 16 1 38 2.82 3.15 3.60 3.9 0.4
2013 CLE 32 4 0 2.0 0.0 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 1 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 0.00 6.08 8.66 -0.8 -0.1
Career152093.00.093.08008003967645421012151472824.064.434.901.00.1

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
2002 BOI A- 12 0 18.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .290 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 LNS A 21 4 42.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .299 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 BOI A- 1 0 3.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .250 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 LNS A 57 0 85.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .286 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 DAY A+ 27 0 42.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.463 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 WTN AA 33 0 43.1 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .261 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 IOW AAA 28 0 23.1 2.89 140 .291 .269 .335 .397 .260 .380 101 7.8 0.8 8.7 0.9
2007 CHN MLB 1 0 0.3 2.80 143 .066 .291 .351 .480 .293 .000 103 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0
2007 DET MLB 4 0 2.3 14.94 -88 .410 .271 .323 .455 .265 .250 107 -1.7 -0.2 -1.7 -0.2
2007 IOW AAA 55 0 55.3 4.60 118 .239 .274 .348 .427 .264 .336 109 10.5 1.0 10.1 1.0
2007 TOL AAA 2 0 2.3 2.68 136 .323 .256 .327 .378 .252 .538 95 1.4 0.1 1.4 0.1
2008 DET MLB 25 0 21.3 5.60 86 .244 .271 .341 .432 .266 .297 104 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0
2008 TOL AAA 28 0 35.0 2.28 141 .252 .263 .336 .408 .267 .338 84 11.3 1.1 11.3 1.1
2009 DET MLB 3 0 3.3 5.50 91 .311 .274 .353 .450 .270 .273 105 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0
2009 TOL AAA 42 0 45.7 3.69 127 .244 .269 .334 .406 .251 .371 117 11.1 1.1 11.1 1.1
2010 TEX MLB 13 0 9.0 6.38 69 .267 .248 .319 .397 .257 .160 109 -1.8 -0.2 -1.8 -0.2
2010 OKL AAA 50 0 59.3 3.84 127 .172 .276 .350 .437 .269 .215 101 12.8 1.2 12.8 1.2
2011 BAL MLB 32 0 16.3 4.47 106 .270 .257 .330 .407 .265 .268 107 0.9 0.1 0.9 0.1
2011 NOR AAA 26 0 20.7 3.71 113 .252 .276 .342 .423 .263 .371 96 3.1 0.3 3.1 0.3
2012 NYA MLB 70 0 38.3 3.60 121 .220 .253 .321 .410 .262 .278 103 3.9 0.4 3.9 0.4
2013 CLE MLB 4 0 2.0 8.66 -9 .226 .261 .322 .398 .277 .143 96 -0.8 -0.1 -0.8 -0.1
2013 COH AAA 27 0 24.0 3.87 113 .209 .265 .335 .402 .261 .262 102 2.7 0.3 2.7 0.3
2013 SWB AAA 10 0 9.7 7.00 31 .312 .255 .326 .369 .252 .343 95 -2.1 -0.2 -2.1 -0.2
2014 NOR AAA 18 0 18.7 5.10 85 .337 .261 .329 .394 .252 .382 98 -0.2 -0.0 -0.2 -0.0
2014 TAC AAA 14 0 19.7 7.53 51 .289 .285 .364 .461 .280 .222 98 -2.8 -0.3 -2.8 -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
2002 BOI A- 0 0 1 12 0 18.0 18 8 12 0 0% .290 9.0 4.0 0.0 6.0 1.44 1.50 0.0 0.0
2003 BOI A- 0 0 0 1 0 3.0 2 1 3 0 0% .250 6.0 3.0 0.0 9.0 1.00 0.00 0.0 0.0
2003 LNS A 1 2 0 21 4 42.3 46 19 24 3 0% .299 9.8 4.0 0.6 5.1 1.54 5.32 0.0 0.0
2004 LNS A 6 6 3 57 0 85.0 65 30 91 2 0% .286 6.9 3.2 0.2 9.6 1.12 2.33 0.0 0.0
2005 DAY A+ 1 3 5 27 0 42.3 40 16 61 2 0% -.463 8.5 3.4 0.4 13.0 1.32 3.83 0.0 0.0
2006 IOW AAA 3 2 0 28 0 23.1 27 15 21 0 56% .380 10.5 5.8 0.0 8.2 1.82 3.12 8.7 0.9
2006 WTN AA 3 2 21 33 0 43.1 30 10 45 1 0% .261 6.3 2.1 0.2 9.4 0.93 0.84 0.0 0.0
2007 CHN MLB 0 0 0 1 0 0.3 0 0 0 0 0% .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.00 0.00 0.1 0.0
2007 TOL AAA 0 0 0 2 0 2.3 5 1 3 0 31% .538 19.6 3.9 0.0 11.7 2.61 11.74 1.4 0.1
2007 IOW AAA 7 2 17 55 0 55.3 55 25 50 4 50% .336 9.0 4.1 0.7 8.1 1.45 3.58 10.1 1.0
2007 DET MLB 0 0 0 4 0 2.3 3 2 4 2 33% .250 11.6 7.7 7.7 15.4 2.14 11.57 -1.7 -0.2
2008 DET MLB 3 0 0 25 0 21.3 19 14 15 0 53% .297 8.0 5.9 0.0 6.3 1.55 4.22 0.3 0.0
2008 TOL AAA 0 1 2 28 0 35.0 32 14 45 2 49% .338 8.2 3.6 0.5 11.6 1.31 2.31 11.3 1.1
2009 TOL AAA 4 2 5 42 0 45.7 50 17 47 1 41% .371 9.8 3.3 0.2 9.3 1.47 2.76 11.1 1.1
2009 DET MLB 0 0 0 3 0 3.3 4 2 2 1 50% .273 10.8 5.4 2.7 5.4 1.80 5.40 0.1 0.0
2010 TEX MLB 0 0 0 13 0 9.0 6 7 5 2 33% .160 6.0 7.0 2.0 5.0 1.44 4.00 -1.8 -0.2
2010 OKL AAA 1 2 2 50 0 59.3 32 21 61 1 50% .215 4.9 3.2 0.2 9.3 0.89 1.82 12.8 1.2
2011 NOR AAA 0 1 1 26 0 20.7 24 4 20 1 48% .371 10.5 1.7 0.4 8.7 1.35 3.92 3.1 0.3
2011 BAL MLB 2 0 0 32 0 16.3 14 7 18 3 36% .268 7.7 3.9 1.7 9.9 1.29 6.06 0.9 0.1
2012 NYA MLB 3 0 0 70 0 38.3 29 17 38 2 47% .278 6.8 4.0 0.5 8.9 1.20 2.82 3.9 0.4
2013 COH AAA 0 0 1 27 0 24.0 18 9 20 1 50% .262 6.8 3.4 0.4 7.5 1.12 1.12 2.7 0.3
2013 SWB AAA 1 0 1 10 0 9.7 13 4 4 1 50% .343 12.1 3.7 0.9 3.7 1.76 4.66 -2.1 -0.2
2013 CLE MLB 0 0 0 4 0 2.0 1 2 0 0 29% .143 4.5 9.0 0.0 0.0 1.50 0.00 -0.8 -0.1
2014 TAC AAA 4 1 0 14 0 19.7 17 7 16 5 42% .222 7.8 3.2 2.3 7.3 1.22 4.12 -2.8 -0.3
2014 NOR AAA 2 0 1 18 0 18.7 28 7 12 2 31% .382 13.5 3.4 1.0 5.8 1.88 7.23 -0.2 -0.0

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 338 0.5148 0.3787 0.8516 0.5287 0.2195 0.9457 0.6111 0.1406
2009 54 0.5370 0.4815 0.8462 0.6207 0.3200 0.9444 0.6250 0.1538
2010 140 0.4929 0.3571 0.8200 0.4493 0.2676 0.9032 0.6842 0.1800
2011 283 0.5194 0.4064 0.7217 0.5646 0.2353 0.7952 0.5313 0.2783
2012 599 0.5225 0.4073 0.7541 0.5463 0.2552 0.8129 0.6164 0.2459
2013 31 0.5806 0.4194 0.9231 0.6667 0.0769 0.9167 1.0000 0.0769
Career14450.5190.39860.7840.54170.24270.85640.61360.2142

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-05-16 2014-06-09 Minors 24 0 - Not Disclosed - -
2013-03-03 2013-03-31 Camp 28 0 Left Shoulder Inflammation Bursitis - -
2012-05-15 2012-05-16 DTD 1 1 - General Medical Illness - -
2010-05-15 2010-05-24 Minors 9 0 Left Shoulder Soreness -
2008-05-21 2008-06-08 15-DL 18 16 Left Shoulder Inflammation Biceps Tendinitis -
2005-08-18 2005-09-04 Minors 17 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 SEA $
2013 NYA $
2012 NYA $525,000
2009 DET $405,000
2008 DET $390,000
2007 CHN $380,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
6 yrPrevious$1,700,000
6 yrTotal$1,700,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 127 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by LA Angels as a free agent 12/15/13 (minor-league contract). Released by LA Angels 3/23/14. Signed by Seattle as a free agent 4/1/14 (minor-league contract). Signed by Baltimore as a free agent 6/17/14 (minor-league contract). Released by Baltimore 8/5/14.
  • 1 year/$533,625 (2013). Re-signed by NY Yankees 3/13. DFA by NY Yankees 3/31/13. Released 4/3/13. Re-signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 4/13/13 (minor-league contract). Released by NY Yankees 6/5/13. Signed by Cleveland as a free agent 6/11/13 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Cleveland 9/2/13. DFA by Cleveland 10/3/13. Sent outright to Triple-A 10/7/13.
  • 1 year (2012). DFA by Baltimore 2/6/12, released 2/15/12. Signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 2/20/12 (minor-league contract). Salary of $0.525M in majors. Contract purchased by NY Yankees 4/4/12
  • 1 year (2011). Signed by Baltimore as a free agent 1/25/11 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Baltimore 4/18/11. DFA by Baltimore 6/29/11, sent outright to Triple-A 7/1/11. Contract purchased by Baltimore 9/6/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Contract purchased by Texas 9/3/10.
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2009). Re-signed by Detroit 2/24/09. Acquired by Texas in trade from Detroit 12/7/09. Sent outright to Triple-A by Detroit 12/16/09.
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008). Re-signed by Detroit 2/26/08.
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007). Contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 11/06. Re-signed by Cubs 3/07. Acquired by Detroit in trade from Chicago Cubs 8/30/07.
  • Signed by Chicago Cubs 2002 as an amateur free agent (Virginia State).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .157 .239 .218 .178
11 vs R (Multi) .371 .500 .593 .375
18 Split (Multi) -.214 -.260 -.375 -.197
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.026 -.032 -.063 -.030
30 vs L (2013) .000 .167 .000 .107
31 vs R (2013) .500 .667 .500 .461
38 Split (2013) -.500 -.500 -.500 -.354
39 LgAvg (2013) -.025 -.031 -.062 -.029

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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Quiet ClaimsR.J. Anderson2013-10-08
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: June 14, 2013Clint Chisam2013-06-14
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: June 5, 2013Clint Chisam2013-06-05
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: April 10, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-10
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The DFAsR.J. Anderson2013-04-04
Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 4, 2013Joe Hamrahi2013-04-04
Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 4, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-04
Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 1, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-01
Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 1, 2013Joe Hamrahi2013-04-01
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: ALCS Game Three Recap: Tigers 2, Yankee 1Ben Lindbergh2012-10-17
Playoff Prospectus: How the ALCS Squads Were BuiltR.J. Anderson2012-10-16
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: ALCS Game One Preview: Yankees vs. TigersDaniel Rathman2012-10-13
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: ALCS Preview: Tigers and YankeesSam Miller2012-10-13
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: ALDS Game Two Recap: Orioles 3, Yankees 2Ben Lindbergh2012-10-09
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: Orioles-Yankees Division Series PreviewBen Lindbergh2012-10-07
This article requires BP Premium accessRaising Aces: Hocking LOOGYsDoug Thorburn2012-08-10
Overthinking It: Measuring the Movement at This Year's DeadlineBen Lindbergh2012-08-07
This article requires BP Premium accessWestern Front: Walk-off Wins are the New Market InefficiencyGeoff Young2012-07-24
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: A Not-So-Dandy ReturnJay Jaffe2012-05-14
Inside The Park Blog: It Is Never Too Early To StrategizeJason Collette2012-04-07
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Guthrie Dealt for Hammel and LindstromR.J. Anderson2012-02-07
Divide and Conquer, AL East: The ReplacementsDustin Parkes2011-07-22
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Spring SurprisesJohn Perrotto2011-03-25
This article requires BP Premium accessPurpose Pitches: AL NRIs to WatchChristina Kahrl2011-02-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Arbitration AvoidanceChristina Kahrl2011-01-19
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This article requires BP Premium accessContractual Matters: A Texas-sized Payroll LeapJeff Euston2011-01-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Short StackChristina Kahrl2010-12-29
Transaction Analysis: AL East and Rangers Transaction LedgerChristina Kahrl2010-12-01
World Series Prospectus: World Series PreviewChristina Kahrl2010-10-26
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: Fear and Loathing from the Cheap SeatsJay Jaffe2010-10-20
Playoff Prospectus: ALCS Game FourChristina Kahrl2010-10-20
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: ALCS NotebookJay Jaffe2010-10-17
Playoff Prospectus: LCS Day One RoundupChristina Kahrl2010-10-16
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: ALCS Preview: Rangers vs. YankeesJay Jaffe2010-10-14
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: ALDS Preview: Rays vs. RangersBen Lindbergh2010-10-05
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Junior Circuit JumbleChristina Kahrl2009-12-23
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Playing Milton Bradley GamesChristina Kahrl2009-12-18
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Three-Way FunChristina Kahrl2009-12-08
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Day One of the Winter MeetingsJohn Perrotto2009-12-08
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Roster TweaksChristina Kahrl2009-10-20
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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Clay Rapada has thrown 1,544 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Sinker (83mph) and Slider (74mph), also mixing in a Fourseam Fastball (84mph).