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Portrait of Walter Silva

Walter Silva PPadres

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
1 24.7 0 2 0 11 8.76 -0.5
Birth Date1-4-1977
Height6' 1"
Weight190 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2009 SDN MLB 6 6 24.7 34 15 11 4 .259 87 12.4 5.5 1.5 4.0 46% .330 .344 1.99 6.10 8.76 126 8.25 -0.8
CareerMLB6624.73415114.2598712.45.51.54.046%.330.3441.996.108.761268.25-0.8

Statistics for All Levels

'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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2003 MTR mex 3 0 1.3 4 4 1 0 .000 27.7 27.7 0.0 6.9 0% .000 .000 6.15 10.87 6.92
2003 REY mex 32 0 45.0 36 30 39 2 .000 7.2 6.0 0.4 7.8 0% .000 .000 1.47 4.02 4.80
2005 MTR mex 12 0 21.3 39 14 17 3 .000 16.5 5.9 1.3 7.2 0% -.973 .000 2.49 6.32 13.10
2006 MTR mex 21 21 126.0 130 50 89 7 .000 9.3 3.6 0.5 6.4 0% .317 .000 1.43 4.08 3.93
2007 MTR mex 16 14 84.7 83 45 58 5 .000 8.8 4.8 0.5 6.2 0% .302 .000 1.51 4.62 3.40
2007 MAZ Wnt 14 14 83.3 69 28 63 6 .000 7.5 3.0 0.6 6.8 0% .258 .000 1.16 3.14 2.48
2007 MAZ Wnt 2 2 14.3 10 2 14 0 .000 6.3 1.3 0.0 8.8 0% .270 .000 0.84 1.17 1.26
2007 MAZ Wnt 1 1 5.3 3 6 3 0 .000 5.1 10.2 0.0 5.1 0% .176 .000 1.70 4.97 0.00
2007 MAZ Wnt 1 1 4.7 6 3 4 1 .000 11.5 5.7 1.9 7.7 0% .294 .000 1.91 5.69 1.91
2008 MTR mex 21 21 115.3 118 49 60 7 .000 9.2 3.8 0.5 4.7 0% .296 .000 1.45 4.46 4.22
2009 SDN MLB 6 6 24.7 34 15 11 4 .259 87 12.4 5.5 1.5 4.0 46% .330 .344 1.99 6.10 8.76
2009 POR AAA 23 13 81.3 98 27 56 10 .272 85 10.8 3.0 1.1 6.2 43% .335 .296 1.54 4.75 6.09
2009 MAZ Wnt 4 4 16.7 30 4 8 1 .000 16.2 2.2 0.5 4.3 0% .414 .000 2.04 3.59 9.16
2010 MTR mex 17 17 83.0 101 28 55 5 .000 11.0 3.0 0.5 6.0 0% .343 .000 1.55 4.19 4.45
2010 MAZ Wnt 8 8 47.0 50 12 33 1 .000 9.6 2.3 0.2 6.3 0% .327 .000 1.32 2.81 3.83
2011 MAZ Wnt 12 12 65.3 68 16 39 2 .000 9.4 2.2 0.3 5.4 0% .307 .000 1.29 2.89 2.62
2012 MAZ Wnt 15 15 79.0 86 30 43 13 .000 9.8 3.4 1.5 4.9 0% .280 .000 1.47 5.38 4.90
2015 TIJ AAA 20 20 101.0 112 31 74 12 .283 95 10.0 2.8 1.1 6.6 55% .316 .278 1.42 4.70 5.17

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
2009 478 0.4603 0.4310 0.8641 0.6409 0.2519 0.9220 0.7385 0.1359
Career4780.46030.4310.86410.64090.25190.9220.73850.1359

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2009-04-14 2009-05-27 15-DL 43 38 Right Forearm Strain -
2009-03-05 2009-03-14 Camp 9 0 Ankle Sprain -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2009 SDN $400,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$400,000
1 yrTotal$400,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 yr/$0.4M (09)

Details
  • designated for assignment 7/7/09 recalled 6/20/09 optioned to Triple-A 5/26/09 signed as a free agent from Mexico 2/09 (SD pd Monterrey of Mexican League $50K to bring him to ST, then $0.35M to purchase rts)

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BP Articles

Walter Silva is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
The BP Wayback Machine: Curbed EnthusiasmJoe Sheehan2012-04-13
Western Front: Scrappy Rain, Scrappy RainGeoff Young2012-02-06
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: NL Add-OnsChristina Kahrl2009-07-11
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: NL West RoundupChristina Kahrl2009-07-02
Prospectus Hit List: Closing InJay Jaffe2009-06-26
This article requires BP Premium accessThe LatinTalent Market: The BasicsKiley McDaniel2009-05-10
Transaction Analysis: The Mess in the WestChristina Kahrl2009-04-30
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: NL Roster RoundupChristina Kahrl2009-04-16
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Curbed EnthusiasmJoe Sheehan2009-04-13
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Week One WrapJohn Perrotto2009-04-12
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Falling Into PlaceJohn Perrotto2009-04-01


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, Walter Silva threw 558 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2009, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2009, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (89mph) and Slider (83mph), also mixing in a Curve (75mph), Change (81mph) and Sinker (88mph).