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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 25)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
36.7 6.03 1.72 17 1 3 0 -0.6
Birth Date10-15-1988
Height6' 3"
Weight210 lbs
Age26 years, 0 months, 10 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
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2011
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2013
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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
2009 SBN A 3 3 16.3 5.87 76 .252 .273 .345 .411 .270 .250 107 -0.4 -0.0 -0.4 -0.0
2009 MSO Rk 9 7 25.7 5.69 96 .236 .280 .348 .423 .275 .284 111 3.9 0.4 3.9 0.4
2010 SBN A 16 16 86.7 5.45 87 .243 .265 .340 .395 .264 .301 106 4.3 0.4 4.3 0.4
2010 VIS A+ 10 10 50.7 6.75 58 .288 .272 .347 .425 .270 .327 102 -1.4 -0.1 -1.4 -0.1
2011 VIS A+ 28 28 150.3 5.74 85 .313 .278 .348 .429 .277 .369 99 11.7 1.2 11.7 1.2
2012 VIS A+ 13 0 19.3 5.82 88 .251 .261 .336 .412 .277 .296 95 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 MOB AA 30 0 42.0 6.12 66 .255 .250 .328 .367 .255 .274 104 -4.1 -0.4 -3.5 -0.4
2012 SRR Wnt 11 0 13.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .327 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 MOB AA 33 1 38.0 6.39 38 .302 .239 .317 .363 .258 .292 96 -9.5 -1.0 -9.3 -1.0

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
2009 MSO Rk 0 3 0 9 7 25.7 22 16 21 1 68% .284 7.7 5.6 0.4 7.4 1.48 4.20 3.9 0.4
2009 SBN A 0 0 0 3 3 16.3 16 6 10 2 53% .250 8.8 3.3 1.1 5.5 1.35 2.76 -0.4 -0.0
2010 VIS A+ 4 4 0 10 10 50.7 56 30 36 4 58% .327 9.9 5.3 0.7 6.4 1.70 4.97 -1.4 -0.1
2010 SBN A 5 5 0 16 16 86.7 85 32 65 4 56% .301 8.8 3.3 0.4 6.7 1.35 3.53 4.3 0.4
2011 VIS A+ 5 13 0 28 28 150.3 199 85 103 11 54% .369 11.9 5.1 0.7 6.2 1.89 6.35 11.7 1.2
2012 VIS A+ 1 2 2 13 0 19.3 17 10 16 1 58% .296 7.9 4.7 0.5 7.4 1.40 3.72 0.0 0.0
2012 SRR Wnt 1 1 1 11 0 13.0 16 7 4 0 0% .327 11.1 4.8 0.0 2.8 1.77 3.46 0.0 0.0
2012 MOB AA 3 2 0 30 0 42.0 38 28 23 1 59% .274 8.1 6.0 0.2 4.9 1.57 4.29 -3.5 -0.4
2013 MOB AA 1 3 3 33 1 38.0 38 21 27 5 53% .292 9.0 5.0 1.2 6.4 1.55 7.11 -9.3 -1.0

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

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2010-07-02 2010-07-04 Minors 2 0 Abdomen Strain Oblique -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d1 year (2013)

Details
  • 1 year (2013). Contract purchased by Arizona 11/19/12. Re-signed by Arizona 3/2/13. Sent outright to Triple-A by Arizona 6/4/13.
  • Drafted by Arizona 2009 (2-60) (Rhode Island). $0.6057M signing bonus.

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 2.8 3 0.4 18 8 53.9 50 25 25 5 .273 1.41 4.71 5.11 -1.3 -0.1
80o 2.3 2.8 0.4 16 7 47.8 48 24 22 5 .288 1.51 5.15 5.6 -3.7 -0.4
70o 2.1 2.6 0.3 15 6 43.5 46 23 20 5 .299 1.59 5.48 5.95 -4.9 -0.5
60o 1.8 2.5 0.3 13 6 40.0 44 22 19 5 .308 1.66 5.76 6.26 -5.8 -0.6
50o 1.6 2.4 0.2 12 5 36.8 42 21 17 4 .317 1.72 6.04 6.56 -6.4 -0.7
40o 1.4 2.2 0.2 11 5 33.6 40 20 16 4 .326 1.79 6.31 6.86 -6.8 -0.7
30o 1.2 2.1 0.2 10 4 30.4 38 19 14 4 .335 1.87 6.62 7.19 -7.1 -0.7
20o 1 1.9 0.2 9 4 26.7 35 17 12 4 .346 1.96 6.98 7.59 -7.1 -0.7
10o 0.8 1.7 0.1 7 3 21.7 30 15 10 3 .362 2.09 7.50 8.15 -6.8 -0.7
Weighted Mean1.62.30.212536.14121174.3151.716.006.52-6.1-0.6

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

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
201526671461713914273771652.3001.555.195.659.24.75.01.0-1.1
201627671431612913969751552.3131.615.475.959.74.85.21.0-1.5
201728561401512013063651352.3121.605.415.889.74.74.91.0-1.3
201829561401512012961661452.3121.595.395.869.74.65.01.1-1.2
201930561401511912760671452.3111.585.355.819.64.65.11.1-1.2
202031561391411712558661352.3101.565.245.709.64.55.11.0-1.0
202132561361310611553581252.3111.585.325.799.74.54.91.0-1.0
202233451341210010950531252.3101.585.345.809.84.54.81.1-1.0
20233445132129610547511152.3101.585.345.809.84.44.81.0-0.9

Upside By Year

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52 86 Ryan Tepera 2013 0.00 DNP
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56 85 Shane Dyer 2013 0.00 DNP
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58 85 Kevin Thomas 2012 0.00 DNP
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61 85 Chris Kinsey 2008 0.00 DNP
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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Eric Smith threw 70 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2011 and 2013, including pitches thrown in Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2013, he relied primarily on his Sinker (92mph), also mixing in a Slider (85mph).