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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
4 119.3 5 4 0 131 4.53 1.4
Birth Date4-9-1981
Height6' 4"
Weight225 lbs
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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 MIL 25 8 0 8.3 0.0 8.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 38 9 4 4 0 13 4 3 0 11 4.32 1.91 1.66 3.7 0.4
2007 HOU 26 7 0 8.3 0.0 8.3 1 0 0 0 0 0 31 5 1 1 0 7 1 1 0 14 1.08 0.18 0.25 4.5 0.4
2008 BAL 27 57 4 79.7 15.7 64.0 4 3 0 4 0 0 359 62 47 42 8 97 62 60 7 86 4.74 4.91 5.36 5.0 0.5
2009 BAL 28 20 0 23.0 0.0 23.0 0 1 0 1 0 0 101 21 15 13 3 37 14 14 1 20 5.09 5.06 5.55 1.2 0.1
Career924119.315.7103.754050052997676011154817881314.534.404.7614.41.4

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2001 OGD Rk 9 4 23.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 OGD Rk 1 0 1.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .667 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 BLT A 26 26 139.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .285 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 HUN AA 28 25 129.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .316 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 SCO Wnt 8 8 21.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 HUN AA 24 24 130.0 4.89 75 .251 .250 .325 .365 .263 .287 77 11.9 1.2 12.7 1.1
2005 NAS AAA 2 1 12.0 4.55 106 .239 .251 .310 .381 .233 .167 72 2.5 0.2 2.0 0.2
2006 MIL MLB 8 0 8.3 1.66 163 .252 .257 .324 .415 .255 .391 91 3.7 0.4 3.7 0.4
2006 NAS AAA 34 21 125.1 4.61 98 .263 .270 .336 .405 .263 .331 98 16.3 1.6 15.8 1.4
2007 HOU MLB 7 0 8.3 0.25 195 .161 .282 .335 .435 .260 .312 103 4.5 0.4 4.5 0.4
2007 NAS AAA 45 1 61.7 5.62 87 .286 .280 .348 .445 .265 .344 97 5.0 0.5 4.5 0.4
2007 HER Wnt 4 0 4.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .625 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2008 BAL MLB 57 4 79.7 5.36 93 .253 .270 .339 .429 .265 .276 107 5.0 0.5 5.0 0.5
2009 BAL MLB 20 0 23.0 5.55 95 .260 .262 .331 .423 .259 .286 110 1.2 0.1 1.2 0.1
2009 FRD A+ 1 0 2.0 3.74 122 .253 .247 .320 .369 .251 .333 107 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0
2009 BOW AA 1 0 1.0 0.51 187 -.019 .269 .355 .403 .269 .000 91 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0
2009 NOR AAA 12 0 12.7 5.38 79 .281 .250 .323 .383 .243 .273 103 -0.5 -0.0 -0.5 -0.0
2009 HER Wnt 14 0 18.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .233 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 NOR AAA 47 0 56.0 3.92 111 .199 .262 .330 .404 .253 .233 98 7.7 0.7 7.7 0.7

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
2001 OGD Rk 1 2 1 9 4 23.3 20 10 32 4 0% .000 7.7 3.9 1.5 12.4 1.29 4.64 0.0 0.0
2002 OGD Rk 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 2 1 2 0 0% .667 18.0 9.0 0.0 18.0 3.00 9.00 0.0 0.0
2003 BLT A 12 2 0 26 26 139.7 114 66 140 11 0% .285 7.3 4.3 0.7 9.0 1.29 2.83 0.0 0.0
2004 SCO Wnt 0 4 0 8 8 21.7 14 17 27 1 0% .000 5.8 7.1 0.4 11.2 1.43 4.56 0.0 0.0
2004 HUN AA 7 12 0 28 25 129.0 128 78 113 12 0% .316 8.9 5.4 0.8 7.9 1.60 3.98 0.0 0.0
2005 HUN AA 9 9 0 24 24 130.0 120 59 110 13 37% .287 8.3 4.1 0.9 7.6 1.38 3.88 12.7 1.1
2005 NAS AAA 0 1 0 2 1 12.0 6 4 10 1 55% .167 4.5 3.0 0.8 7.5 0.83 2.25 2.0 0.2
2006 MIL MLB 0 0 0 8 0 8.3 9 4 11 0 30% .391 9.7 4.3 0.0 11.9 1.56 4.32 3.7 0.4
2006 NAS AAA 10 7 0 34 21 125.1 125 78 117 7 52% .331 9.0 5.6 0.5 8.4 1.62 3.67 15.8 1.4
2007 NAS AAA 2 7 4 45 1 61.7 61 47 68 6 55% .344 8.9 6.9 0.9 9.9 1.75 4.52 4.5 0.4
2007 HER Wnt 0 0 3 4 0 4.0 5 0 9 0 0% .625 11.2 0.0 0.0 20.2 1.25 2.25 0.0 0.0
2007 HOU MLB 1 0 0 7 0 8.3 5 1 14 0 62% .312 5.4 1.1 0.0 15.1 0.72 1.08 4.5 0.4
2008 BAL MLB 4 3 0 57 4 79.7 62 62 86 8 42% .276 7.0 7.0 0.9 9.7 1.56 4.74 5.0 0.5
2009 BOW AA 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 0 0 2 0 0% .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 18.0 0.00 0.00 0.4 0.0
2009 NOR AAA 1 1 0 12 0 12.7 13 2 13 4 27% .273 9.2 1.4 2.8 9.2 1.18 6.38 -0.5 -0.0
2009 HER Wnt 1 1 7 14 0 18.0 14 3 20 4 0% .233 7.0 1.5 2.0 10.0 0.94 3.50 0.0 0.0
2009 FRD A+ 1 0 0 1 0 2.0 2 1 2 0 33% .333 9.0 4.5 0.0 9.0 1.50 9.00 0.4 0.0
2009 BAL MLB 0 1 0 20 0 23.0 21 14 20 3 36% .286 8.2 5.5 1.2 7.8 1.52 5.09 1.2 0.1
2010 NOR AAA 2 2 20 47 0 56.0 32 27 72 4 40% .233 5.1 4.3 0.6 11.6 1.05 2.73 7.7 0.7

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 1419 0.4560 0.4390 0.7945 0.6306 0.2785 0.8505 0.6884 0.2055
2009 440 0.4386 0.4250 0.8182 0.6114 0.2794 0.8898 0.6957 0.1765
Career18590.45190.43570.80010.62610.27870.85980.69010.1986

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2010-04-11 2010-05-08 Minors 27 0 Abdomen Strain Oblique -
2009-05-02 2009-09-01 15-DL 122 109 Right Fingers Circulatory Issue Middle Finger -
2008-09-10 2008-09-28 15-DL 18 17 Right Shoulder Surgery Clavicle 2008-09-30
2008-05-05 2008-05-07 DTD 2 2 Right Shoulder Soreness Latissimus Dorsi -
2005-08-17 2005-08-29 Minors 12 12 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 $
2013 BAL $
2012 BAL $
2011 BAL $
2009 BAL $410,000
2008 BAL $390,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$800,000
2 yrTotal$800,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 50 d1 yr/$0.41M (09)

Details
  • re-signed 2/10 (minor-league contract)
  • designated for assignment 1/27/10 re-signed 3/8/09, 1 year/$0.41M (09)
  • signed 1/22/08, 1 year/$0.39M (08)
  • acquired in trade from HOU 12/12/07 acquired in trade from MIL (for cash) 9/11/07
  • optioned to Triple-A 3/07
  • re-signed 2/07, 1 year (07)
  • recalled 9/06 optioned to Triple-A 3/06 re-signed 2/06, 1 year/$M (06)
  • re-signed 2/05, 1 year/$M (05) optioned 3/04 re-signed 2/04 40-m 11/03

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Overthinking It: Forever ChangesBen Lindbergh2014-07-11
Baseball ProGUESTus: Pitch Types and the Times Through the Order PenaltyMitchel Lichtman2013-11-15
This article requires BP Premium accessPebble Hunting: What it Means to Have the Best Farm System in BaseballSam Miller2013-02-08
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Perspective: A Fresh Start for the AstrosBradley Ankrom2011-12-09
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: AL MovesChristina Kahrl2010-02-05
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Minor Moves in the ALChristina Kahrl2010-01-28
The Year in Quotes: The Highs and Lows of 2009Alex Carnevale2009-12-31
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Angels Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2009-12-04
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Assorted East MovesChristina Kahrl2009-09-08
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: AL East MovesChristina Kahrl2009-05-28
The Week in Quotes: April 13-19Alex Carnevale2009-04-20
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTeam Health Reports: Baltimore OriolesWill Carroll2009-02-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Cubby QuartetChristina Kahrl2009-01-19
This article requires BP Premium accessFreebies?: The Seach for Good, Cheap ReliefBen Lindbergh2008-12-09
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Reversals of FortuneJohn Perrotto2008-08-20
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Preview: Saturday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-08-16
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Preview: Monday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-08-04
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Inaction in ActionChristina Kahrl2008-07-29
Prospectus Preview: Thursday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-04-10
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: AL East NRI ReviewChristina Kahrl2008-02-19
Spring Training Preview: AL EastJoe Sheehan2008-02-05
Every Given Sunday: Gearing Up For Pitchers and CatchersJohn Perrotto2008-02-03
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Focus: Missing the CutJeff Erickson2008-01-11
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: AL Top 11 Prospects UpdateKevin Goldstein2008-01-10
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: December RoundupChristina Kahrl2007-12-31
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction of the Day: AL EastChristina Kahrl2007-12-23
Prospectus Today: Tejada to Houston, Junk to BaltimoreJoe Sheehan2007-12-13
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 19-21, 2007Christina Kahrl2007-04-22
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: AFL Preview FinaleKevin Goldstein2006-10-10
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: September 1-4Christina Kahrl2006-09-06
Prospectus Notebook: Brewers, PadresBaseball Prospectus2006-05-17
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Road GameJoe Sheehan2006-05-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 17-26Christina Kahrl2006-03-27
Transaction Analysis: March 14-16Christina Kahrl2006-03-17
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 26-31Christina Kahrl2005-09-01


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Dennis Sarfate threw 1,940 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 Fourseam Fastball (93mph) and Curve (79mph). He also rarely threw a Splitter (83mph).