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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 35)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date8-8-1978
Height6' 1"
Weight190 lbs
Age36 years, 1 months, 13 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
-0.12010
-0.02011
-0.52012
2013
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
2006 PHI 27 18 0 21.3 0.0 21.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 98 23 14 14 5 47 13 10 0 22 5.91 5.92 5.47 -0.6 -0.1
2007 PHI 28 12 0 14.7 0.0 14.7 1 1 0 0 0 0 68 13 11 9 6 34 12 10 1 9 5.52 9.93 9.75 -4.5 -0.4
2008 WAS 29 12 0 11.0 0.0 11.0 2 0 0 1 0 0 54 16 10 9 2 24 5 5 1 10 7.36 5.29 5.92 -1.2 -0.1
2009 FLO 30 47 0 56.3 0.0 56.3 4 2 0 4 0 0 248 50 18 16 5 75 26 18 6 51 2.56 4.10 4.24 6.1 0.6
2010 FLO 31 61 0 63.7 0.0 63.7 2 2 0 4 0 0 254 43 20 16 7 73 27 27 1 54 2.26 4.16 4.83 -1.6 -0.1
2011 FLO 32 39 2 61.7 5.3 56.3 4 1 0 1 0 0 270 52 32 27 7 93 36 30 2 53 3.94 4.60 4.47 0.6 -0.0
2012 PHI 33 6 0 6.3 0.0 6.3 0 1 0 1 0 0 34 12 7 7 4 26 3 2 0 5 9.95 11.19 12.58 -5.0 -0.5
Career1952235.05.3229.71370110010262091129836372122102112043.755.025.22-6.2-0.7

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
1999 SPO A- 9 9 34.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 WIL A+ 28 27 158.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 WIC AA 29 21 134.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 WIC AA 33 15 116.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .303 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 WIC AA 38 6 85.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .304 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 REA AA 41 0 69.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .241 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 SWB AAA 4 0 6.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .364 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 SWB AAA 51 2 83.0 5.00 97 .247 .267 .337 .419 .248 .307 99 7.8 0.7 10.5 1.1
2005 SUR Wnt 11 0 17.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.950 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 PHI MLB 18 0 21.3 5.47 85 .302 .269 .331 .434 .267 .310 97 -0.6 -0.1 -0.6 -0.1
2006 SWB AAA 36 0 43.2 2.69 129 .175 .254 .319 .390 .254 .225 90 9.3 0.9 10.1 1.0
2007 PHI MLB 12 0 14.7 9.75 9 .323 .265 .327 .417 .259 .175 107 -4.5 -0.4 -4.5 -0.4
2007 OTT AAA 36 1 47.3 4.32 79 .249 .261 .332 .397 .258 .361 75 7.8 0.7 7.8 0.7
2008 WAS MLB 12 0 11.0 5.92 66 .340 .263 .325 .414 .260 .389 94 -1.2 -0.1 -1.2 -0.1
2008 COH AAA 32 0 33.7 2.80 129 .201 .259 .330 .411 .264 .293 89 9.0 0.9 9.8 0.9
2009 FLO MLB 47 0 56.3 4.24 104 .252 .264 .332 .416 .264 .281 98 5.5 0.6 6.1 0.6
2009 NWO AAA 16 0 17.7 3.13 124 .207 .261 .328 .387 .269 .279 85 3.4 0.3 3.4 0.3
2010 FLO MLB 61 0 63.7 4.83 83 .232 .253 .323 .399 .265 .218 94 -1.4 -0.1 -1.6 -0.1
2010 JUP A+ 3 1 4.0 1.69 104 -.029 .228 .277 .335 .209 .000 26 1.3 0.1 1.3 0.1
2011 FLO MLB 39 2 61.7 4.47 86 .273 .250 .316 .393 .263 .262 94 0.6 0.1 0.6 -0.0
2011 JUP A+ 1 1 2.7 10.99 -27 .230 .244 .315 .353 .243 .125 101 -1.0 -0.1 -1.0 -0.1
2012 PHI MLB 6 0 6.3 12.58 -96 .424 .260 .328 .423 .272 .364 99 -4.9 -0.5 -5.0 -0.5
2012 LEH AAA 25 1 39.7 4.64 94 .240 .259 .329 .394 .252 .320 98 2.5 0.2 2.0 0.3
2012 OKL AAA 12 0 12.3 5.66 86 .308 .280 .345 .422 .270 .325 95 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0
2013 OMA AAA 27 13 101.3 3.93 113 .247 .266 .335 .407 .267 .299 94 18.6 1.9 18.6 1.9

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
1999 SPO A- 1 1 0 9 9 34.0 32 12 51 2 0% .000 8.5 3.2 0.5 13.5 1.29 4.76 0.0 0.0
2000 WIL A+ 6 12 0 28 27 158.0 132 69 122 9 0% .000 7.5 3.9 0.5 6.9 1.27 3.53 0.0 0.0
2001 WIC AA 7 9 0 29 21 134.0 152 61 95 12 0% .000 10.2 4.1 0.8 6.4 1.59 5.98 0.0 0.0
2002 WIC AA 10 6 0 33 15 116.7 111 43 101 8 0% .303 8.6 3.3 0.6 7.8 1.32 4.40 0.0 0.0
2003 WIC AA 1 5 2 38 6 85.3 84 17 73 8 0% .304 8.9 1.8 0.8 7.7 1.18 3.17 0.0 0.0
2004 SWB AAA 0 0 0 4 0 6.0 9 3 4 1 0% .364 13.5 4.5 1.5 6.0 2.00 7.50 0.0 0.0
2004 REA AA 4 2 3 41 0 69.7 55 25 60 10 0% .241 7.1 3.2 1.3 7.7 1.15 2.71 0.0 0.0
2005 SWB AAA 5 3 1 51 2 83.0 81 27 75 9 38% .307 8.8 2.9 1.0 8.1 1.30 3.69 10.5 1.1
2005 SUR Wnt 0 4 2 11 0 17.0 21 5 13 2 0% -.950 11.1 2.6 1.1 6.9 1.53 5.29 0.0 0.0
2006 SWB AAA 3 2 19 36 0 43.2 24 13 52 2 45% .225 5.0 2.7 0.4 10.8 0.86 1.88 10.1 1.0
2006 PHI MLB 0 0 0 18 0 21.3 23 13 22 5 29% .310 9.7 5.5 2.1 9.3 1.69 5.91 -0.6 -0.1
2007 PHI MLB 1 1 0 12 0 14.7 13 12 9 6 39% .175 8.0 7.4 3.7 5.5 1.70 5.52 -4.5 -0.4
2007 OTT AAA 2 3 16 36 1 47.3 57 8 52 5 42% .361 10.8 1.5 1.0 9.9 1.37 4.76 7.8 0.7
2008 WAS MLB 2 0 0 12 0 11.0 16 5 10 2 42% .389 13.1 4.1 1.6 8.2 1.91 7.36 -1.2 -0.1
2008 COH AAA 2 1 13 32 0 33.7 24 9 45 2 29% .293 6.4 2.4 0.5 12.0 0.98 2.40 9.8 0.9
2009 FLO MLB 4 2 0 47 0 56.3 50 26 51 5 35% .281 8.0 4.2 0.8 8.1 1.35 2.56 6.1 0.6
2009 NWO AAA 1 1 4 16 0 17.7 13 4 22 1 30% .279 6.6 2.0 0.5 11.2 0.96 2.03 3.4 0.3
2010 FLO MLB 2 2 0 61 0 63.7 43 27 54 7 34% .218 6.1 3.8 1.0 7.6 1.10 2.26 -1.6 -0.1
2010 JUP A+ 0 1 0 3 1 4.0 2 0 6 0 40% .000 4.5 0.0 0.0 13.5 0.50 2.25 1.3 0.1
2011 FLO MLB 4 1 0 39 2 61.7 52 36 53 7 35% .262 7.6 5.3 1.0 7.7 1.43 3.94 0.6 -0.0
2011 JUP A+ 0 1 0 1 1 2.7 2 0 1 1 56% .125 6.8 0.0 3.4 3.4 0.75 6.75 -1.0 -0.1
2012 LEH AAA 3 2 0 25 1 39.7 41 8 31 2 42% .320 9.3 1.8 0.5 7.0 1.24 2.50 2.0 0.3
2012 PHI MLB 0 1 0 6 0 6.3 12 3 5 4 27% .364 17.1 4.3 5.7 7.1 2.37 9.95 -5.0 -0.5
2012 OKL AAA 2 3 0 12 0 12.3 16 2 10 3 44% .325 11.7 1.5 2.2 7.3 1.46 6.57 0.2 0.0
2013 OMA AAA 10 3 0 27 13 101.3 103 21 61 3 44% .299 9.1 1.9 0.3 5.4 1.22 3.20 18.6 1.9

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
2008 227 0.4581 0.5198 0.8220 0.7500 0.3252 0.8974 0.6750 0.1780
2009 939 0.4856 0.4695 0.7677 0.6425 0.3023 0.8089 0.6849 0.2323
2010 1018 0.4735 0.4637 0.7669 0.6390 0.3060 0.8506 0.6098 0.2331
2011 1063 0.4732 0.4563 0.7732 0.6461 0.2857 0.8462 0.6250 0.2268
2012 131 0.4962 0.5496 0.8194 0.7231 0.3788 0.8298 0.8000 0.1806
Career33780.47660.47010.77480.65290.30270.840.64720.2252

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2011-08-10 2011-09-05 15-DL 26 23 Right Elbow Strain - -
2011-07-06 2011-07-16 DTD 10 7 Right Shoulder Inflammation - -
2010-04-03 2010-04-26 15-DL 23 19 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2008-05-03 2008-08-07 Minors 96 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2012 PHI $
2011 FLO $425,000
2010 FLO $412,500
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$837,500
2 yrTotal$837,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 105 dCAA (Greg Landry)1 year (2012)

Details
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by Philadelphia as a free agent (minor-league contract). Salary of $0.63M in majors. Contract purchased by Philadelphia 5/1/12. Sent outright to Triple-A 5/11/12. Contract purchased by Philadelphia 6/28/12. Sent outright to Triple-A 7/17/12. Signed by Houston as a free agent 8/5/12 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.425M (2011). Re-signed by Florida 3/1/11. Sent outright to Triple-A by Florida 10/5/11.
  • 1 year/$0.4125M (2010). Re-signed by Florida 2/27/10.
  • 1 year (2009). Signed by Florida as a free agent 11/19/08 (minor-league contract). $0.405M salary in majors. Contract purchased by Florida 5/18/09.
  • 1 year (2008). Signed by Washington as a free agent 11/28/07 (minor-league contract). $0.4M salary in majors. Contract purchased by Washington 5/23/08. Sent outright to AAA by Washington 8/29/08.
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007). Signed by Philadelphia 2/17/07. DFA by Philadelphia 8/25/07.
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006). Contract purchased by Philadelphia 5/06.
  • Acquired by Philadelphia in trade from San Diego 4/04.
  • Acquired by San Diego in trade from Kansas City 8/03.
  • Drafted by Kansas City 1999 (2-54) (Lamar).

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Brian Sanches threw 3,350 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2013, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2013, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (89mph), Sinker (88mph) and Slider (85mph).