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2014 Rest-of-Season Projections (seasonal age 27)
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Birth Date1-17-1987
Height6' 4"
Weight200 lbs
Age27 years, 9 months, 4 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
2011
0.32012
0.82013
-0.72014
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WARP Summary

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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
2012 TEX 25 39 0 32.3 0.0 32.3 1 1 1 0 0 0 152 47 18 16 6 71 9 6 2 30 4.45 4.62 4.47 2.8 0.3
2013 TEX 26 76 0 76.7 0.0 76.7 6 2 1 3 0 0 302 58 21 16 6 84 24 20 7 59 1.88 3.77 3.86 7.0 0.8
2014 TEX 27 8 4 23.0 18.3 4.7 0 1 0 0 0 0 111 31 24 23 6 51 10 10 3 17 9.00 6.77 8.25 -6.2 -0.7
Career1234132.018.3113.77423005651366355182064336121063.754.504.843.60.4

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2011 FRI AA 17 0 23.0 3.91 124 .208 .271 .336 .420 .259 .274 103 4.8 0.5 4.8 0.5
2011 ROU AAA 11 1 20.7 3.41 140 .255 .286 .361 .456 .268 .383 102 6.3 0.6 6.3 0.6
2012 TEX MLB 39 0 32.3 4.47 105 .309 .257 .317 .416 .263 .390 106 2.8 0.3 2.8 0.3
2012 ROU AAA 27 0 31.0 3.71 122 .229 .272 .334 .418 .264 .322 91 6.3 0.6 6.3 0.6
2013 TEX MLB 76 0 76.7 3.86 111 .213 .256 .318 .404 .268 .252 101 7.0 0.8 7.0 0.8
2014 TEX MLB 8 4 23.0 8.25 7 .331 .247 .312 .380 .260 .333 103 -6.2 -0.7 -6.2 -0.7
2014 FRI AA 2 1 2.0 4.39 107 .213 .250 .316 .393 .257 .286 108 0.5 0.1 0.5 0.1
2014 ROU AAA 3 1 3.7 7.87 43 .441 .271 .338 .430 .276 .333 99 -1.6 -0.2 -1.6 -0.2

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
2011 ROU AAA 2 0 2 11 1 20.7 23 12 20 0 47% .383 10.0 5.2 0.0 8.7 1.69 4.35 6.3 0.6
2011 FRI AA 2 1 0 17 0 23.0 18 9 24 1 43% .274 7.0 3.5 0.4 9.4 1.17 3.13 4.8 0.5
2012 TEX MLB 1 1 1 39 0 32.3 47 9 30 6 44% .390 13.1 2.5 1.7 8.4 1.73 4.45 2.8 0.3
2012 ROU AAA 1 2 11 27 0 31.0 30 4 31 2 39% .322 8.7 1.2 0.6 9.0 1.10 3.48 6.3 0.6
2013 TEX MLB 6 2 1 76 0 76.7 58 24 59 6 51% .252 6.8 2.8 0.7 6.9 1.07 1.88 7.0 0.8
2014 FRI AA 0 0 0 2 1 2.0 2 1 1 0 43% .286 9.0 4.5 0.0 4.5 1.50 0.00 0.5 0.1
2014 TEX MLB 0 1 0 8 4 23.0 31 10 17 6 54% .333 12.1 3.9 2.3 6.7 1.78 9.00 -6.2 -0.7
2014 ROU AAA 0 0 0 3 1 3.7 7 1 3 3 53% .333 17.2 2.5 7.4 7.4 2.18 12.27 -1.6 -0.2

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
2012 552 0.5598 0.4783 0.8144 0.6505 0.2593 0.9005 0.5397 0.1856
2013 1066 0.4728 0.5084 0.7934 0.6925 0.3434 0.8739 0.6477 0.2066
2014 416 0.4976 0.4351 0.8287 0.6425 0.2297 0.8647 0.7292 0.1713
Career20340.50150.48520.80630.67090.29730.87920.63510.1937

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-06-11 2014-09-29 60-DL 110 97 Right Elbow Inflammation -
2014-04-18 2014-06-05 15-DL 48 43 Right Elbow Inflammation - -
2014-02-18 2014-03-02 Camp 12 0 - Low Back Spasms - -
2013-07-26 2013-07-28 DTD 2 2 - Contusion Punched on The Street - -
2013-02-24 2013-03-06 Camp 10 0 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
2012-10-31 2012-10-31 Off 0 0 Right Surgery Turf Toe 2012-10-31 -
2012-09-19 2012-09-25 DTD 6 6 Right Knee Contusion - -
2011-04-17 2011-06-19 Minors 63 0 Low Back Cartilage Injury Herniated Disc -
2011-04-07 2011-04-15 Minors 8 0 Low Back Soreness -
2011-03-04 2011-03-21 Camp 17 0 Low Back Soreness -
2010-06-05 2010-06-13 Minors 8 0 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2008-06-28 2008-06-28 Minors 0 0 Right Shoulder Cartilage Injury Labrum - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2015 TEX $
2014 TEX $515,179
2013 TEX $493,600
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$493,600
2011Current$515,179
3 yrPvs + Cur$1,008,779
3 yrTotal$1,008,779

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 119 dGreg Genske1 year/$515,179 (2014)

Details
  • 1 year/$515,179 (2014). Re-signed by Texas 2/20/14.
  • 1 year/$0.4936M (2013). Re-signed by Texas 2/18/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Contract purchased by Texas 6/7/12.
  • Drafted by Texas 2009 (1s-44) (St. Paul of the independent American Association). $1.25M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .232 .300 .357 .226
11 vs R (Multi) .247 .325 .347 .224
18 Split (Multi) -.015 -.025 .010 .002
19 LgAvg (Multi) .010 .024 .026 .019
30 vs L (2013) .218 .283 .316 .205
31 vs R (2013) .210 .306 .304 .207
38 Split (2013) .008 -.023 .011 -.002
39 LgAvg (2013) .010 .022 .028 .019

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2014-03-27 13:00:00 (link to chat)What are your expectations for Tanner Scheppers from Texas? He's now the opening day starter b/c of the Darvish injury. Does he have what it takes to be a solid #2 or #3?
(holmesp2001 from St. Louis)
The mechanics and past injury history just scream reliever to me. That said, he's got two really good pitches and, depending on the changeup, he could certainly develop into a nice starter. The Rangers have had as much success as any team moving relievers to the rotation, so I'm not going to write him off or anything. I suppose, in a perfect world, he'd turn into a no. 3 starter. But I wouldn't put great odds on that for the aforementioned reasons. (R.J. Anderson)
2014-03-24 13:00:00 (link to chat)Paul I trust your pitching instincts more than anyone else's in the industry. There are some attractive mid round starters with RP SP eligibility. Tyson Ross, Smyly, Alex Wood and Tanner Scheppers. In our points format dual eligibility is critically important. How do you rank these guys and which should I reach for and which mignt be less attractive this season?
(Joe Sparma from Detroit )
Ah, the SP/RP guys... I'm aware of their potential improved value in some formats. I think you've actually ranked them as I would, though I might even gamble on Scheppers over Wood. Wood's going to get his shot because their rotation is decimated, but I'm not sure he's a full-time starter. Those mechanics are butt. (Paul Sporer)
2013-02-05 13:00:00 (link to chat)Could Tanner Scheppers start? What are your expectations for Buckel? Does Texas keep Olt or trade him? Do you think Grimm can figure it out?
(Joe Don Luna from North Texas)
Scheppers shouldn't start; Buckel could develop into a solid #4 starter type; not sure about Olt; Grimm is a better prospect than Buckel, and I think could develop into a very good starting pitcher at the major league level. This is a guy that could have three plus pitches and a body to log innings. I really like Grimm. (Jason Parks)
2012-06-07 13:00:00 (link to chat)Will Tanner Scheppers make the majors this year?
(lnodolf from Fillmore,ca)
Jon Daniels promoted Scheppers to the majors before the chat started. So, Iím doubling down on yes. (R.J. Anderson)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Tanner Scheppers has thrown 2,461 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2009 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Sinker (95mph) and Slider (83mph), also mixing in a Fourseam Fastball (96mph). He also rarely throws a Change (89mph).