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Kevin Siegrist PCardinals

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2014 Rest-of-Season Projections (seasonal age 24)
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Birth Date7-20-1989
Height6' 5"
Weight215 lbs
Age25 years, 0 months, 11 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2010
2011
2012
0.92013
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
2013 SLN 23 45 0 39.7 0.0 39.7 3 1 0 1 0 0 152 17 2 2 1 26 18 17 1 50 0.45 2.26 2.24 7.9 0.9
2014 SLN 24 25 0 22.3 0.0 22.3 1 2 0 1 0 0 95 19 10 10 2 30 8 8 2 29 4.03 3.01 3.42 1.9 0.2
Career70062.00.062.043020024736121235626253791.742.532.699.81.1

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
2008 CRD Rk 7 2 13.0 4.76 61 .146 .247 .354 .325 .251 .094 68 1.6 0.2 1.6 0.2
2009 BAT A- 10 4 28.0 5.51 75 .275 .238 .319 .343 .249 .306 103 -0.7 -0.1 -0.7 -0.1
2010 BAT A- 7 4 21.0 7.44 36 .295 .233 .308 .335 .245 .324 104 -3.6 -0.4 -3.6 -0.4
2010 JCY Rk 7 5 32.7 5.36 89 .238 .248 .300 .370 .265 .270 104 1.6 0.2 1.6 0.2
2011 QUD A 9 8 54.7 4.30 102 .200 .250 .316 .359 .261 .228 95 3.4 0.3 3.4 0.3
2011 PMB A+ 11 11 52.7 5.08 88 .262 .259 .331 .376 .252 .277 95 1.3 0.1 1.3 0.1
2012 PMB A+ 10 10 55.3 5.08 92 .209 .254 .323 .365 .247 .200 99 1.4 0.1 1.4 0.1
2012 SFD AA 8 5 32.3 5.94 65 .241 .242 .310 .364 .253 .244 99 -1.4 -0.1 -1.5 -0.1
2012 SUR Wnt 6 5 19.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .349 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 SLN MLB 45 0 39.7 2.24 146 .171 .256 .321 .407 .264 .195 103 8.0 0.9 7.9 0.9
2013 SFD AA 13 0 20.0 2.77 138 .170 .244 .310 .369 .251 .207 104 5.1 0.5 5.0 0.6
2013 MEM AAA 5 0 7.7 3.15 125 .174 .263 .346 .396 .270 .167 85 1.4 0.1 0.4 0.0
2014 SLN MLB 25 0 22.3 3.42 109 .269 .243 .315 .381 .269 .315 94 1.9 0.2 1.9 0.2
2014 SFD AA 5 0 4.7 4.47 94 .214 .243 .302 .330 .241 .267 100 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0

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
2008 CRD Rk 0 0 0 7 2 13.0 3 3 11 0 38% .094 2.1 2.1 0.0 7.6 0.46 1.38 1.6 0.2
2009 BAT A- 1 0 2 10 4 28.0 30 11 23 4 42% .306 9.6 3.5 1.3 7.4 1.46 3.86 -0.7 -0.1
2010 JCY Rk 4 3 0 7 5 32.7 28 6 31 3 54% .270 7.7 1.7 0.8 8.5 1.04 1.93 1.6 0.2
2010 BAT A- 0 1 0 7 4 21.0 24 16 14 1 57% .324 10.3 6.9 0.4 6.0 1.90 7.29 -3.6 -0.4
2011 PMB A+ 0 3 0 11 11 52.7 44 30 45 3 44% .277 7.5 5.1 0.5 7.7 1.41 3.42 1.3 0.1
2011 QUD A 8 1 0 9 8 54.7 38 15 34 1 52% .228 6.3 2.5 0.2 5.6 0.97 1.15 3.4 0.3
2012 SUR Wnt 2 1 0 6 5 19.0 15 6 27 0 0% .349 7.1 2.8 0.0 12.8 1.11 2.37 0.0 0.0
2012 SFD AA 1 2 0 8 5 32.3 26 9 27 4 54% .244 7.2 2.5 1.1 7.5 1.08 3.62 -1.5 -0.1
2012 PMB A+ 6 0 0 10 10 55.3 33 22 41 3 41% .200 5.4 3.6 0.5 6.7 0.99 2.28 1.4 0.1
2013 MEM AAA 1 0 0 5 0 7.7 3 3 9 0 56% .167 3.5 3.5 0.0 10.6 0.78 1.17 0.4 0.0
2013 SFD AA 1 1 1 13 0 20.0 8 7 35 2 42% .207 3.6 3.1 0.9 15.8 0.75 2.25 5.0 0.6
2013 SLN MLB 3 1 0 45 0 39.7 17 18 50 1 41% .195 3.9 4.1 0.2 11.3 0.88 0.45 7.9 0.9
2014 SLN MLB 1 2 0 25 0 22.3 19 8 29 2 34% .315 7.7 3.2 0.8 11.7 1.21 4.03 1.9 0.2
2014 SFD AA 0 0 0 5 0 4.7 4 3 3 0 20% .267 7.7 5.8 0.0 5.8 1.50 0.00 0.1 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
2013 674 0.5386 0.4125 0.7842 0.5647 0.2347 0.8195 0.6849 0.2122
2014 387 0.5607 0.4548 0.7784 0.5945 0.2765 0.8295 0.6383 0.2102
Career10610.54670.42790.78210.57560.24990.82310.66790.2115

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-05-24 2014-07-23 15-DL 60 52 Left Shoulder Nerve Injury -
2014-02-17 2014-02-20 Camp 3 0 Left Arm Soreness - -
2012-05-25 2012-06-24 On-Alr 30 0 - Back Strain - -
2012-04-05 2012-05-06 Minors 31 0 Left Shoulder Strain - -
2011-07-29 2011-08-13 Minors 15 0 - Not Disclosed - -
2011-07-08 2011-07-28 Minors 20 0 - Not Disclosed - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 SLN $505,000
2013 SLN $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2011Current$505,000
1 yrTotal$505,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 116 d1 year/$0.505M (2014)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.505M (2014). Re-signed by St. Louis 3/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Contract purchased by St. Louis 11/20/12. Re-signed by St. Louis 3/13.
  • Drafted by St. Louis 2008 (41-1,235) (Palm Beach CC, Fla.).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .118 .241 .147 .151
11 vs R (Multi) .138 .233 .246 .189
18 Split (Multi) -.021 .008 -.099 -.038
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.026 -.032 -.063 -.030
30 vs L (2013) .118 .241 .147 .151
31 vs R (2013) .138 .233 .246 .189
38 Split (2013) -.021 .008 -.099 -.038
39 LgAvg (2013) -.025 -.031 -.062 -.029

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BP Articles

Kevin Siegrist is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
Overthinking It: Catcher Framing: The Season So FarBen Lindbergh2014-05-07
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Gray MattersDaniel Rathman2014-04-29
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Aces of the NL CentralDaniel Rathman2014-04-01
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Preview: NL Central 2014 Preseason PreviewHarry Pavlidis2014-03-25
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Preview: NL Central 2014 Preseason PreviewKen Funck2014-03-25
The Lineup Card: 11 Spring Training Performances We Sort of Believe InBaseball Prospectus2014-03-19
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief PitchersIan Lefkowitz2014-03-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief PitchersJared Weiss2014-03-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief PitchersBen Murphy2014-03-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessMock Auction Analysis: AL- and NL-Only Mike Gianella2014-02-20
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Team Preview: St. Louis CardinalsMike Gianella2014-02-07
Baseball ProGUESTus: The Strongest (and Weakest) Roster Cores of 2013Jonathan Judge2013-11-26
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: World Series Game Six Recap (Cardinals Edition)Ben Lindbergh2013-10-31
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: World Series Game Four Recap (Cardinals Edition)Ben Lindbergh2013-10-28
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: World Series Game Three Recap (The Managerial Moves Edition)Ben Lindbergh2013-10-28
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: World Series Game Two Recap (Cardinals Edition)Sam Miller2013-10-25
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: World Series Preview: Cardinals vs. Red SoxR.J. Anderson2013-10-23
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: NLCS Game Three Recap: Dodgers 3, Cardinals 0Ben Lindbergh2013-10-15
Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Game One Recap: Cardinals 3, Dodgers 2Ben Lindbergh2013-10-12
This article requires BP Premium accessRaising Aces: Set-up the Fall GuyDoug Thorburn2013-10-11
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: NLCS Preview: Dodgers vs. CardinalsR.J. Anderson2013-10-11
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: NLDS Game Three Recap: Pirates 5, Cardinals 3R.J. Anderson2013-10-07
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: NLDS Preview: Pirates at CardinalsR.J. Anderson2013-10-03
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessBullpen Report: Looking AheadMike Gianella2013-09-12
This article requires BP Premium accessPebble Hunting: The A's and Building a Bullpen By AttritionSam Miller2013-09-11
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 28, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-28
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessBullpen Report: Farquhar Rises to the TopMike Gianella2013-08-22
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 31, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-31
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: The First-Place PiratesDaniel Rathman2013-07-31
This article requires BP Premium accessOverthinking It: Getting to Know the New Insane Strikeout Rate RelieversBen Lindbergh2013-07-05
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: June 23, 2013Clint Chisam2013-06-23
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: June 7, 2013Clint Chisam2013-06-07
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of November 12Jason Martinez2012-11-13
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of May 24Kevin Goldstein2011-05-25


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2014-03-12 14:00:00 (link to chat)Have a favorite pick you've made in the reliever draft thus far? Didn't make it into your league so can't see your roster.
(Alex from Milwaukee)
My league is in the middle of the 13th round. My 12 picks so far:

Craig Kimbrel
Grant Balfour
Junichi Tazawa
Kevin Siegrist
Craig Stammen
Will Smith
Carlos Martinez
Adam Ottavino
Wade Davis
Manny Parra
Heath Hembree
Santiago Casilla

(For anyone who doesn't know what we're talking about, Sam is running a reliever-only fantasy league with Effectively Wild listeners. Only categories are runs allowed and strikeouts, and only relief innings count.) (Ben Lindbergh)
2014-02-18 14:00:00 (link to chat)Last year the Cardinals LHP looked barren. This year they had Kevin Siegrist and drafted Marco Gonzales and Rob Kaminsky and had Tim Cooney take a step forward. What gives?
(Bubba from St. Louis)
They felt like having a farm system with no weaknesses, I suppose. This is what they do. (Ronit Shah)
2013-09-17 13:00:00 (link to chat)Kevin Siegrist, do the Cardinals really need another high-powered "fire-balling beast"?
(jlarsen from Chicagoland)
No. No they do not. Signed, a Cubs fan. (Harry Pavlidis)
2013-07-08 14:00:00 (link to chat)Going into this season, BP and just about everyone else had Kevin Siegrist pegged as a marginal LH pitching prospect with a high-80s fast ball that probably wouldn't be enough for a career. Now he's a fire-breathing dragon who devours LH and RH hitters alike with a heater in the mid 90s. What changed? Just strength, or a mechanics thing? (Bonus question: if the latter, how many other marginal pitching prospects might benefit greatly from the same tweak, whatever it was?)
(Bill from New Mexico)
To be honest, I had not seen Siegrist before this season, so I am not sure what changed. What I can say is that he has some of the Felix reverse-twist into max leg lift, and though he doesn't uncoil with crazy ferocity, he is able to finish with excellent momentum. He uses a closed stride that directs him toward the left-hand batter's box, but he is able to line up his rotation despite the odd pattern (some guys do this naturally). This is only a guess, but I would say that he probably learned to line up the gears of his odd stride and timing pattern, and he creates strong torque with his timing of trunk rotation allowing the hips to open and increase hip-shoulder separation.

On the jukebox: Led Zeppelin, "Night Flight" (Doug Thorburn)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Kevin Siegrist has thrown 1,234 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2012 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (95mph). He also rarely throws a Slider (83mph), Curve (79mph) and Change (86mph).