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2016 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 26)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date7-10-1989
Height6' 5"
Weight265 lbs
Age27 years, 0 months, 13 days
BatsR
ThrowsL
-0.92012
0.92013
1.32014
1.82015
1.32016
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DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

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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
2012 KCA MLB 16 16 89.7 111 33 59 12 .261 100 11.1 3.3 1.2 5.9 43% .340 .303 1.61 4.61 5.32 112 6.06 -0.9
2013 KCA MLB 19 1 33.3 24 7 43 6 .271 100 6.5 1.9 1.6 11.6 44% .243 .257 0.93 3.56 3.24 74 2.36 0.9
2014 MIL MLB 78 0 65.7 62 31 86 6 .267 102 8.5 4.2 0.8 11.8 46% .350 .270 1.42 3.22 3.70 85 2.82 1.3
2015 MIL MLB 76 0 63.3 52 24 91 5 .272 101 7.4 3.4 0.7 12.9 48% .329 .242 1.20 2.50 2.70 70 2.27 1.8
2016 MIL MLB 21 0 18.0 10 6 16 2 .265 5.0 3.0 1.0 8.0 35% .182 .211 0.89 3.98 2.00 105 4.21 0.2
CareerMLB21017270.025910129531.266948.63.41.09.844%.320.2701.333.613.83913.803.3

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
2008 ORM Rk 16 14 73.0 73 6 76 6 .268 108 9.0 0.7 0.7 9.4 50% .331 .224 1.08 3.49 3.08
2009 CDR A 20 19 115.0 109 24 95 11 .254 103 8.5 1.9 0.9 7.4 48% .280 .253 1.16 3.90 3.76
2010 RCU A+ 6 6 37.3 36 13 31 4 .265 110 8.7 3.1 1.0 7.5 47% .296 .265 1.31 4.51 4.58
2010 WIL A+ 8 8 54.7 48 4 51 6 .255 108 7.9 0.7 1.0 8.4 53% .278 .225 0.95 3.24 2.80
2010 ARK AA 4 4 18.7 33 9 8 3 .264 94 15.9 4.3 1.4 3.9 47% .400 .376 2.25 6.01 7.22
2010 SLC AAA 9 9 53.0 65 20 40 6 .270 95 11.0 3.4 1.0 6.8 45% .341 .294 1.60 4.68 5.60
2011 NWA AA 27 27 161.3 171 45 108 13 .263 113 9.5 2.5 0.7 6.0 47% .312 .240 1.34 4.03 3.85
2012 KCA MLB 16 16 89.7 111 33 59 12 .261 100 11.1 3.3 1.2 5.9 43% .340 .303 1.61 4.61 5.32
2012 OMA AAA 15 15 89.7 104 22 74 8 .276 98 10.4 2.2 0.8 7.4 44% .340 .265 1.41 3.98 3.61
2013 KCA MLB 19 1 33.3 24 7 43 6 .271 100 6.5 1.9 1.6 11.6 44% .243 .257 0.93 3.56 3.24
2013 OMA AAA 28 10 89.0 81 24 100 7 .271 95 8.2 2.4 0.7 10.1 47% .325 .238 1.18 3.26 3.03
2014 MIL MLB 78 0 65.7 62 31 86 6 .267 102 8.5 4.2 0.8 11.8 46% .350 .270 1.42 3.22 3.70
2015 MIL MLB 76 0 63.3 52 24 91 5 .272 101 7.4 3.4 0.7 12.9 48% .329 .242 1.20 2.50 2.70
2016 MIL MLB 21 0 18.0 10 6 16 2 .265 5.0 3.0 1.0 8.0 35% .182 .211 0.89 3.98 2.00
2016 BRV A+ 2 0 3.0 1 0 4 0 .275 3.0 0.0 0.0 12.0 83% .167 .102 0.33 0.53 0.00
2016 BLX AA 1 0 1.0 0 0 1 0 .221 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 50% .000 -.009 0.00 1.32 0.00

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
2012 1404 0.5028 0.4309 0.8314 0.6062 0.2536 0.9206 0.6158 0.1686
2013 481 0.5052 0.4615 0.6532 0.5967 0.3235 0.8207 0.3377 0.3468
2014 1089 0.4380 0.4279 0.6695 0.5660 0.3203 0.8593 0.4082 0.3305
2015 1061 0.4458 0.4505 0.6464 0.5666 0.3571 0.8246 0.4190 0.3536
2016 252 0.5476 0.4008 0.7921 0.5072 0.2719 0.8857 0.5806 0.2079
Career42870.47510.43670.72220.57930.30510.8680.48110.2778

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
2014-07-14 2014-07-20 DTD 6 2 - Back Soreness -
2009-07-12 2009-08-14 Minors 33 0 Low Back Strain -
2009-04-20 2009-05-07 Minors 17 0 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 MIL $1,475,000
2015 MIL $512,500
2014 MIL $502,000
2013 KCA $
2012 KCA $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$1,014,500
2011Current$1,475,000
3 yrPvs + Cur$2,489,500
3 yrTotal$2,489,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 155 dCAA Sports1 year/$1.475M (2016)

Details
  • 1 year/$1.475M (2016). Re-signed by Milwaukee 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2015). Renewed by Milwaukee 3/3/15.
  • 1 year/$0.502M (2014). Re-signed by Milwaukee 3/14.
  • 1 year/$0.4965M (2013). Re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/13. Acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Kansas City 12/5/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Contract purchased by Kansas City 5/22/12.
  • Acquired by Kansas City in trade from LA Angels 7/22/10 (Alberto Callaspo deal).
  • Drafted by LA Angels 2008 (7-229) (Gulf Coast CC, Fla.). $0.15M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .232 .304 .400 .263
11 vs R (Multi) .239 .314 .373 .254
18 Split (Multi) -.007 -.011 .027 .009
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.020 -.022 -.058 -.023
30 vs L (2015) .257 .330 .455 .285
31 vs R (2015) .193 .264 .281 .208
38 Split (2015) .065 .067 .174 .077
39 LgAvg (2015) -.016 -.018 -.053 -.020

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Will Smith has thrown 4,484 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2011 and 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (93mph) and Slider (81mph), also mixing in a Curve (78mph). He also rarely throws a Sinker (90mph).