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Brandon Sisk PNationals

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 28)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
37.3 3.82 1.29 35 1 1 1 0.3
Birth Date7-13-1985
Height6' 2"
Weight220 lbs
Age29 years, 3 months, 12 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2010
2011
2012
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

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 BUR A 10 0 22.7 2.88 130 .176 .246 .318 .365 .256 .308 97 5.8 0.6 5.8 0.6
2008 IDA Rk 4 2 11.0 5.27 106 .196 .274 .345 .435 .270 .233 114 0.9 0.1 0.9 0.1
2009 WIL A+ 45 0 61.0 3.21 121 .159 .256 .331 .387 .261 .225 91 10.8 1.1 10.8 1.1
2009 gcr Wnt 6 0 8.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .278 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 NWA AA 40 0 68.7 4.90 99 .271 .255 .331 .382 .259 .341 110 4.9 0.5 4.9 0.5
2010 gcr Wnt 10 0 14.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .190 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 NWA AA 16 0 28.7 4.61 116 .216 .264 .333 .422 .256 .288 109 4.4 0.4 4.4 0.4
2011 OMA AAA 25 0 32.0 3.82 128 .203 .284 .359 .437 .269 .183 94 7.0 0.7 7.0 0.7
2011 GIG Wnt 5 0 6.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .294 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 OMA AAA 50 0 67.3 3.99 125 .241 .279 .349 .442 .275 .297 102 14.0 1.4 14.0 1.4
2012 MAG Wnt 3 0 2.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .273 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2014 ARK AA 13 0 13.7 2.55 135 .261 .242 .311 .362 .251 .297 93 3.1 0.3 3.1 0.3
2014 SLC AAA 17 0 11.0 6.68 81 .304 .275 .352 .448 .272 .371 109 -0.6 -0.1 -0.6 -0.1
2014 NAT Rk 3 0 3.7 2.70 142 .150 .228 .317 .303 .238 .143 100 1.0 0.1 1.0 0.1

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 BUR A 1 1 2 10 0 22.7 14 9 36 0 37% .308 5.6 3.6 0.0 14.3 1.01 1.19 5.8 0.6
2008 IDA Rk 0 0 0 4 2 11.0 8 4 9 1 48% .233 6.5 3.3 0.8 7.4 1.09 2.45 0.9 0.1
2009 WIL A+ 2 3 21 45 0 61.0 30 18 78 2 45% .225 4.4 2.7 0.3 11.5 0.79 1.92 10.8 1.1
2009 gcr Wnt 0 0 0 6 0 8.0 6 4 7 1 0% .278 6.8 4.5 1.1 7.9 1.25 2.25 0.0 0.0
2010 gcr Wnt 0 0 0 10 0 14.3 9 3 11 1 0% .190 5.7 1.9 0.6 6.9 0.84 2.52 0.0 0.0
2010 NWA AA 4 6 9 40 0 68.7 73 28 63 7 47% .341 9.6 3.7 0.9 8.3 1.47 4.45 4.9 0.5
2011 GIG Wnt 0 0 0 5 0 6.3 5 1 6 0 0% .294 7.1 1.4 0.0 8.5 0.95 2.84 0.0 0.0
2011 OMA AAA 4 2 2 25 0 32.0 16 16 30 1 45% .183 4.5 4.5 0.3 8.4 1.00 1.41 7.0 0.7
2011 NWA AA 3 1 0 16 0 28.7 23 7 28 2 47% .288 7.2 2.2 0.6 8.8 1.05 3.77 4.4 0.4
2012 MAG Wnt 0 0 0 3 0 2.7 3 1 0 0 0% .273 10.1 3.4 0.0 0.0 1.50 10.12 0.0 0.0
2012 OMA AAA 3 2 8 50 0 67.3 59 32 73 8 37% .297 7.9 4.3 1.1 9.8 1.35 2.54 14.0 1.4
2014 NAT Rk 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 1 2 5 0 57% .143 2.5 4.9 0.0 12.3 0.82 0.00 1.0 0.1
2014 SLC AAA 0 1 0 17 0 11.0 15 5 11 2 35% .371 12.3 4.1 1.6 9.0 1.82 13.09 -0.6 -0.1
2014 ARK AA 0 2 1 13 0 13.7 11 5 16 0 41% .297 7.2 3.3 0.0 10.5 1.17 3.95 3.1 0.3

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

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-07-04 - Minors - - - - -
2014-05-12 2014-05-21 Minors 9 0 Left Shoulder Impingement - -
2013-03-04 2013-03-11 Camp 7 0 Left Elbow Sprain Ulnar Collateral Ligament - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2013 ANA $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d2013

Details
  • 1 year (2013). Acquired by LA Angels in trade from Kansas City 11/20/12 (Ervin Santana deal). Signed by LA Angels 3/5/13. Sent outright to Triple-A by LA Angels 10/8/13.
  • Signed by Kansas City as an amateur free agent 7/08.

2014 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/11/2014 05:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA FRA VORP WARP
90o 1.9 0.9 1.7 35 0 52.3 39 18 49 4 .251 1.09 2.77 3.01 10.4 1.1
80o 1.6 0.7 1.5 31 0 46.1 37 17 43 4 .266 1.17 3.17 3.44 6.8 0.7
70o 1.5 0.6 1.3 28 0 41.8 36 16 39 4 .277 1.24 3.46 3.76 4.6 0.5
60o 1.3 0.5 1.2 25 0 38.2 34 16 36 4 .286 1.30 3.71 4.03 3.0 0.3
50o 1.2 0.5 1 23 0 34.9 32 15 33 4 .295 1.36 3.95 4.3 1.6 0.2
40o 1.1 0.4 0.9 21 0 31.7 31 14 30 3 .304 1.41 4.20 4.56 0.5 0.1
30o 0.9 0.3 0.8 19 0 28.4 29 13 27 3 .313 1.48 4.46 4.85 -0.5 -0.0
20o 0.8 0.3 0.7 16 0 24.6 26 12 23 3 .324 1.56 4.78 5.2 -1.4 -0.1
10o 0.6 0.2 0.5 13 0 19.5 22 10 18 2 .339 1.67 5.23 5.69 -2.2 -0.2
Weighted Mean1.20.5123034.23114323.2931.343.924.261.70.2

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
4% 4% 6% 10% 12%

Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2014 Projections)

Playing time estimates are based on performance, not Depth Charts.
Year Age W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP WHIP ERA FRA H/9 BB/9 K/9 HR/9 WARP
20152921236055522151642.2971.323.904.248.53.48.31.00.5
20163021235053482048542.2911.293.724.048.23.48.20.90.6
20173121133051471948542.2941.303.774.108.33.48.50.90.5
20183221131047441743542.2961.313.824.158.53.38.31.00.4
20193311128043411538542.2961.303.904.248.63.18.01.00.4
20203411128042401538442.2961.313.794.128.63.28.10.90.4
20213511126039371435442.2971.303.804.138.53.28.00.90.4
20223611124037351333442.2981.303.814.158.53.28.01.00.3
20233710123035341231442.2981.313.844.178.73.18.01.00.3

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
1.810.70.80.60.64.9

Comparable Players (Similarity Index 86)

Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 94 John Lujan 2012 0.00 DNP
2 94 Jim Miller 2010 0.00 DNP
3 93 Zach Simons 2013 0.00 DNP
4 93 Clint Everts 2013 0.00 DNP
5 92 Jason Ray 2013 0.00 DNP
6 92 Justin Hedrick 2010 0.00 DNP
7 92 Pat Venditte 2013 0.00 DNP
8 92 Blake Parker 2013 3.30
9 91 Mark Worrell 2011 36.00
10 91 Dale Thayer 2009 5.93
11 90 Francisco Felix 2012 0.00 DNP
12 90 Devon Lowery 2011 0.00 DNP
13 89 R.J. Swindle 2012 0.00 DNP
14 89 Mike DeMark 2011 0.00 DNP
15 89 Brandon Kloess 2013 0.00 DNP
16 89 Jose Diaz 2012 0.00 DNP
17 89 Atahualpa Severino 2013 0.00 DNP
18 88 Santiago Ramirez 2007 0.00 DNP
19 88 Brad Salmon 2008 0.00 DNP
20 88 Carlos Guevara 2010 0.00 DNP
21 88 Zech Zinicola 2013 0.00 DNP
22 88 Justin Dowdy 2012 0.00 DNP
23 88 Steve Bray 2009 0.00 DNP
24 87 Brad Kilby 2011 0.00 DNP
25 87 Matt Peterson 2010 0.00 DNP
26 87 Jason Urquidez 2011 0.00 DNP
27 87 Jeff Stevens 2012 0.00 DNP
28 87 John Gaub 2013 0.00 DNP
29 87 Joe Torres 2011 0.00 DNP
30 86 Rafael Martin 2012 0.00 DNP
31 86 Dane De La Rosa 2011 9.82
32 86 Pedro Viola 2011 9.82
33 86 Scott Roehl 2010 0.00 DNP
34 86 Victor Garate 2013 0.00 DNP
35 86 Jay Buente 2012 0.00 DNP
36 86 German Melendez 2009 0.00 DNP
37 86 Jon Hunton 2011 0.00 DNP
38 86 Eric Hull 2008 0.00 DNP
39 85 A.J. Battisto 2012 0.00 DNP
40 85 Josh Schmidt 2011 0.00 DNP
41 85 Neil Wagner 2012 0.00 DNP
42 85 Derrick Loop 2012 0.00 DNP
43 85 Jose Valdez 2011 9.00
44 85 Chris Mabeus 2007 0.00 DNP
45 85 Rob Delaney 2013 0.00 DNP
46 85 David Johnson 2011 0.00 DNP
47 85 Jim Hoey 2011 7.30
48 85 Toru Murata 2013 0.00 DNP
49 85 Fernando Hernandez 2013 0.00 DNP
50 85 Matt Daley 2010 4.24
51 85 John Hudgins 2010 0.00 DNP
52 84 Ben Julianel 2008 0.00 DNP
53 84 Hassan Pena 2013 0.00 DNP
54 84 Mike Benacka 2011 0.00 DNP
55 84 Jim Henderson 2011 0.00 DNP
56 84 Corey Madden 2012 0.00 DNP
57 84 Michael James 2009 0.00 DNP
58 84 Robert Coello 2013 3.71
59 84 Jeff Ridgway 2009 0.00 DNP
60 84 Oneli Perez 2011 0.00 DNP
61 84 Matthew Scherer 2011 0.00 DNP
62 84 Nelson Payano 2011 0.00 DNP
63 84 Jeff Kennard 2010 0.00 DNP
64 84 Kevin Whelan 2012 0.00 DNP
65 84 Jailen Peguero 2009 0.00 DNP
66 84 Scott Maine 2013 0.00 DNP
67 84 Anthony Slama 2012 0.00 DNP
68 84 Josh Newman 2010 0.00 DNP
69 84 Ryan Houston 2008 0.00 DNP
70 83 Clay Rapada 2009 5.40
71 83 Dumas Garcia 2012 0.00 DNP
72 83 Carlos Muniz 2009 0.00 DNP
73 83 Leo Rosales 2009 4.76
74 83 John Ennis 2008 0.00 DNP
75 83 Josh Wilkie 2013 0.00 DNP
76 83 Kyler Newby 2013 0.00 DNP
77 83 Judd Songster 2008 0.00 DNP
78 83 Anthony Varvaro 2013 3.07
79 83 Mitch Stetter 2009 3.80
80 83 Ricky Brooks 2013 0.00 DNP
81 83 Chris Leroux 2012 7.15
82 83 Jason Anderson 2007 0.00 DNP
83 83 Andy Cavazos 2009 0.00 DNP
84 83 Trystan Magnuson 2013 0.00 DNP
85 83 Ron Flores 2008 0.00 DNP
86 82 Kevin Barry 2007 22.50
87 82 Jon Link 2012 0.00 DNP
88 82 Josh Kinney 2007 0.00 DNP
89 82 Steve Delabar 2012 3.95
90 82 Josh Roenicke 2011 3.78
91 82 Matt Yourkin 2010 0.00 DNP
92 82 Brent Leach 2011 0.00 DNP
93 82 Beau Vaughan 2009 0.00 DNP
94 82 Geoffrey Jones 2008 0.00 DNP
95 82 Joe Bisenius 2011 0.00 DNP
96 82 Jesse Carlson 2009 4.92
97 82 Adalberto Mendez 2010 5.11
98 82 Edwin Moreno 2009 5.24
99 81 Barret Browning 2013 0.00 DNP
100 81 Blake McGinley 2007 0.00 DNP

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BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2014 Due to publishing agreements, the 2014 player comments and team essays are only available in the Baseball Prospectus 2014 book (available in hardcopy, e-book, and Kindle).
2012 A ground ball pitcher, Brandon Sisk enjoyed the best season of his minor league career with a 75 percent strand rate and a BABIP around .250.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessPebble Hunting: What it Means to Have the Best Farm System in Baseball, Part TwoSam Miller2014-01-17
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: 25-Man Roster of Prospects Traded This OffseasonJason Martinez2012-12-28
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The League of Extraordinary Salary Commitment R.J. Anderson2012-11-01
This article requires BP Premium accessPurpose Pitches: Day One at HoHoKamChristina Kahrl2011-03-10


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Brandon Sisk threw 334 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2009 and 2012, including pitches thrown in Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2012, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (89mph), Sinker (89mph) and Change (79mph), also mixing in a Slider (79mph).