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2014 Projections (seasonal age 30)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date3-22-1984
Height6' 2"
Weight205 lbs
Age30 years, 0 months, 25 days
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ThrowsR
0.12010
1.02011
0.42012
0.72013
0.82014
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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
2007 NYN 23 54 0 44.3 0.0 44.3 3 2 0 3 0 0 205 48 18 17 3 67 21 17 7 45 3.45 3.92 4.89 2.4 0.3
2008 NYN 24 82 0 63.3 0.0 63.3 6 3 0 5 0 0 271 51 28 25 4 78 31 27 4 52 3.55 3.94 4.47 2.4 0.5
2009 CLE 25 37 0 34.0 0.0 34.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 142 30 16 13 4 51 13 13 0 30 3.44 4.06 4.44 3.1 0.3
2010 CLE 26 53 0 40.0 0.0 40.0 2 2 0 4 0 0 170 30 18 17 4 48 24 22 1 32 3.83 4.62 4.77 1.4 0.1
2011 CLE 27 71 0 67.0 0.0 67.0 3 3 0 4 0 0 267 52 16 15 1 62 21 20 2 45 2.01 2.94 3.67 9.4 1.0
2012 CLE 28 72 0 67.0 0.0 67.0 7 4 0 4 0 0 278 53 27 22 4 76 25 21 2 53 2.96 3.45 4.38 3.8 0.4
2013 CLE 29 70 0 63.0 0.0 63.0 6 2 3 5 0 0 259 54 17 16 5 76 23 21 3 54 2.29 3.63 3.63 6.5 0.7
2014 ANA 30 7 0 6.0 0.0 6.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 26 6 4 4 0 6 2 2 1 8 6.00 1.97 3.70 0.6 0.1
Career4460384.70.0384.7271632700161832414412925464160143203193.023.684.2529.63.5

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2006 BRO A- 17 0 20.0 2.02 143 .152 .234 .296 .320 .248 .267 85 5.5 0.6 5.5 0.6
2006 BIN AA 10 0 12.2 4.50 89 .259 .247 .311 .357 .249 .222 68 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0
2007 NYN MLB 54 0 44.3 4.89 96 .267 .271 .336 .435 .261 .349 98 2.1 0.2 2.4 0.3
2007 NWO AAA 8 0 9.0 3.91 116 .246 .279 .341 .417 .264 .286 91 2.1 0.2 2.1 0.2
2008 NYN MLB 82 0 63.3 4.47 98 .239 .260 .328 .415 .261 .261 94 3.3 0.3 2.4 0.5
2009 CLE MLB 37 0 34.0 4.44 108 .253 .258 .322 .416 .256 .274 100 3.1 0.3 3.1 0.3
2009 COH AAA 5 0 5.0 3.13 135 .218 .277 .342 .409 .254 .308 111 1.3 0.1 1.3 0.1
2010 CLE MLB 53 0 40.0 4.77 100 .241 .261 .326 .426 .260 .239 107 1.4 0.1 1.4 0.1
2010 COH AAA 20 0 23.0 3.84 120 .204 .249 .321 .372 .243 .266 107 3.6 0.3 3.6 0.3
2011 CLE MLB 71 0 67.0 3.67 120 .199 .261 .322 .408 .261 .258 103 9.4 1.0 9.4 1.0
2011 AKR AA 4 0 3.7 2.25 143 .147 .239 .319 .371 .264 .200 85 0.9 0.1 0.9 0.1
2012 CLE MLB 72 0 67.0 4.38 101 .229 .257 .315 .407 .260 .253 100 3.8 0.4 3.8 0.4
2013 CLE MLB 70 0 63.0 3.63 113 .238 .256 .319 .403 .265 .282 97 6.5 0.7 6.5 0.7
2014 ANA MLB 7 0 6.0 3.70 108 .221 .250 .315 .394 .271 .400 95 0.6 0.1 0.6 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
2006 BRO A- 0 1 9 17 0 20.0 10 3 28 0 60% .267 4.5 1.4 0.0 12.6 0.65 0.45 5.5 0.6
2006 BIN AA 0 2 0 10 0 12.2 12 11 12 1 47% .222 8.9 8.1 0.7 8.9 1.89 5.90 0.4 0.0
2007 NYN MLB 3 2 0 54 0 44.3 48 21 45 3 64% .349 9.7 4.3 0.6 9.1 1.56 3.45 2.4 0.3
2007 NWO AAA 0 0 2 8 0 9.0 7 4 5 0 57% .286 7.0 4.0 0.0 5.0 1.22 2.00 2.1 0.2
2008 NYN MLB 6 3 0 82 0 63.3 51 31 52 4 64% .261 7.2 4.4 0.6 7.4 1.29 3.55 2.4 0.5
2009 CLE MLB 0 0 0 37 0 34.0 30 13 30 4 56% .274 7.9 3.4 1.1 7.9 1.26 3.44 3.1 0.3
2009 COH AAA 0 0 0 5 0 5.0 4 1 6 0 62% .308 7.2 1.8 0.0 10.8 1.00 0.00 1.3 0.1
2010 COH AAA 2 1 2 20 0 23.0 17 10 19 0 64% .266 6.7 3.9 0.0 7.4 1.17 1.96 3.6 0.3
2010 CLE MLB 2 2 0 53 0 40.0 30 24 32 4 57% .239 6.8 5.4 0.9 7.2 1.35 3.83 1.4 0.1
2011 CLE MLB 3 3 0 71 0 67.0 52 21 45 1 58% .258 7.0 2.8 0.1 6.0 1.09 2.01 9.4 1.0
2011 AKR AA 0 0 0 4 0 3.7 1 2 7 0 80% .200 2.5 4.9 0.0 17.2 0.82 2.45 0.9 0.1
2012 CLE MLB 7 4 0 72 0 67.0 53 25 53 4 60% .253 7.1 3.4 0.5 7.1 1.16 2.96 3.8 0.4
2013 CLE MLB 6 2 3 70 0 63.0 54 23 54 5 52% .282 7.7 3.3 0.7 7.7 1.22 2.29 6.5 0.7
2014 ANA MLB 0 0 0 7 0 6.0 6 2 8 0 67% .400 9.0 3.0 0.0 12.0 1.33 6.00 0.6 0.1

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 984 0.4848 0.4252 0.7751 0.5765 0.2821 0.8655 0.6014 0.2249
2009 552 0.5362 0.4293 0.7764 0.5709 0.2656 0.8343 0.6324 0.2194
2010 633 0.5182 0.4139 0.8130 0.5549 0.2623 0.8736 0.6750 0.1756
2011 1000 0.5710 0.4344 0.8594 0.5569 0.2704 0.8836 0.7931 0.1406
2012 1069 0.5042 0.4441 0.8034 0.5881 0.2943 0.8675 0.6731 0.1945
2013 986 0.4888 0.4331 0.7939 0.6058 0.2679 0.8356 0.7037 0.2014
2014 113 0.5575 0.4336 0.8163 0.6032 0.2200 0.8947 0.5455 0.1837
Career53370.51640.43140.80550.5780.27440.86210.68130.1914

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2013-02-13 2013-03-05 Camp 20 0 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique - -
2011-03-22 2011-04-15 15-DL 24 12 Abdomen Recovery From Strain -
2011-03-10 2011-03-22 Camp 12 0 Abdomen Strain -
2009-08-30 2009-10-05 15-DL 36 33 Left Knee Surgery Loose Bodies 2009-09-30
2009-04-29 2009-06-09 15-DL 41 38 Right Shoulder Strain Rotator Cuff -
2009-02-25 2009-03-09 Camp 12 0 General Medical Illness Virus -
2007-07-01 2007-07-12 Minors 11 0 Left Thumb Contusion - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 ANA $5,250,000
2015 ANA $5,250,000
2014 ANA $5,250,000
2013 CLE $3,150,000
2012 CLE $1,750,000
2011 CLE $870,000
2010 CLE $427,500
2009 CLE $427,500
2008 NYN $398,000
2007 NYN $380,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
7 yrPrevious$7,403,000
2011Current$5,250,000
8 yrPvs + Cur$12,653,000
2 yrFuture$10,500,000
10 yrTotal$23,153,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
6 y 91 dRick Oliver3 years/$15.75M (2014-16)

Details
  • 3 years/$15.75M (2014-16). Signed by LA Angels as a free agent 11/13. 14:$5.25M, 15:$5.25M, 16:$5.25M. May earn additional $0.25M annually based on games finished.
  • 1 year/$3.15M (2013). Re-signed by Cleveland 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$1.75M (2012). Re-signed by Cleveland 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.87M (2011). Re-signed by Cleveland 12/4/10 (avoided arbitration). $30,000 in performance bonuses.
  • 1 year/$0.4275M (2010). Re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/10. Optioned to Triple-A 4/30/10.
  • 1 year/$0.4275M (2009). Signed by Cleveland 3/9/09 (split contract, $238,800 in minors).
  • 1 year/$0.398M (2008). Re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/08. Acquired by Cleveland in trade from NY Mets 12/10/08.
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007). Contract purchased 3/07. Optioned to Triple-A 7/26/07.
  • Drafted by NY Mets 2006 (3-94) (Wright State). $0.41M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .222 .314 .342 .247
11 vs R (Multi) .228 .295 .296 .219
18 Split (Multi) -.005 .019 .046 .028
19 LgAvg (Multi) .010 .024 .026 .019
30 vs L (2013) .227 .325 .373 .264
31 vs R (2013) .242 .300 .292 .209
38 Split (2013) -.014 .025 .081 .055
39 LgAvg (2013) .010 .022 .028 .019

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Joe Smith has thrown 5,445 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Sinker (89mph), Slider (81mph) and Fourseam Fastball (90mph).