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2014 Rest-of-Season Projections (seasonal age 24)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date7-10-1989
Height6' 5"
Weight250 lbs
Age25 years, 0 months, 23 days
BatsR
ThrowsL
2010
2011
0.52012
0.12013
0.72014
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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
2012 KCA 22 16 16 89.7 89.7 0.0 6 9 0 0 8 0 396 111 54 53 12 172 33 32 1 59 5.32 4.61 4.95 4.7 0.5
2013 KCA 23 19 1 33.3 4.0 29.3 2 1 0 4 0 0 131 24 16 12 6 46 7 7 1 43 3.24 3.56 4.61 1.0 0.1
2014 MIL 24 55 0 48.3 0.0 48.3 1 3 1 5 0 0 212 47 22 20 4 74 24 18 3 65 3.72 3.16 3.06 5.2 0.6
Career9017171.393.777.79131980739182928522292645751674.463.994.3410.81.2

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 ORM Rk 16 14 73.0 4.20 121 .224 .273 .349 .427 .268 .331 108 24.8 2.4 24.8 2.4
2009 CDR A 20 19 115.0 5.19 86 .253 .251 .324 .362 .254 .280 103 3.6 0.4 3.6 0.4
2010 RCU A+ 6 6 37.3 5.87 86 .265 .273 .345 .418 .265 .296 110 2.1 0.2 2.1 0.2
2010 WIL A+ 8 8 54.7 4.30 112 .225 .265 .340 .395 .255 .278 108 7.0 0.7 7.0 0.7
2010 ARK AA 4 4 18.7 6.84 37 .376 .269 .344 .384 .264 .400 94 -2.5 -0.3 -2.5 -0.3
2010 SLC AAA 9 9 53.0 5.36 87 .294 .280 .352 .446 .270 .341 95 2.4 0.2 2.4 0.2
2011 NWA AA 27 27 161.3 5.17 106 .240 .273 .342 .428 .263 .312 113 21.3 2.1 21.3 2.1
2012 KCA MLB 16 16 89.7 4.95 89 .303 .255 .316 .401 .261 .340 100 4.7 0.5 4.7 0.5
2012 OMA AAA 15 15 89.7 4.48 108 .265 .280 .345 .450 .276 .340 98 14.5 1.4 14.5 1.4
2013 KCA MLB 19 1 33.3 4.61 93 .257 .254 .322 .402 .271 .243 100 1.0 0.1 1.0 0.1
2013 OMA AAA 28 10 89.0 3.53 122 .238 .273 .345 .419 .271 .325 95 19.0 1.9 19.0 1.9
2014 MIL MLB 55 0 48.3 3.06 121 .274 .258 .324 .402 .271 .371 97 5.2 0.6 5.2 0.6

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 ORM Rk 8 2 0 16 14 73.0 73 6 76 6 50% .331 9.0 0.7 0.7 9.4 1.08 3.08 24.8 2.4
2009 CDR A 10 5 0 20 19 115.0 109 24 95 11 48% .280 8.5 1.9 0.9 7.4 1.16 3.76 3.6 0.4
2010 ARK AA 1 2 0 4 4 18.7 33 9 8 3 47% .400 15.9 4.3 1.4 3.9 2.25 7.22 -2.5 -0.3
2010 SLC AAA 2 4 0 9 9 53.0 65 20 40 6 45% .341 11.0 3.4 1.0 6.8 1.60 5.60 2.4 0.2
2010 WIL A+ 4 1 0 8 8 54.7 48 4 51 6 53% .278 7.9 0.7 1.0 8.4 0.95 2.80 7.0 0.7
2010 RCU A+ 2 2 0 6 6 37.3 36 13 31 4 47% .296 8.7 3.1 1.0 7.5 1.31 4.58 2.1 0.2
2011 NWA AA 13 9 0 27 27 161.3 171 45 108 13 47% .312 9.5 2.5 0.7 6.0 1.34 3.85 21.3 2.1
2012 KCA MLB 6 9 0 16 16 89.7 111 33 59 12 43% .340 11.1 3.3 1.2 5.9 1.61 5.32 4.7 0.5
2012 OMA AAA 4 4 0 15 15 89.7 104 22 74 8 44% .340 10.4 2.2 0.8 7.4 1.41 3.61 14.5 1.4
2013 OMA AAA 6 4 4 28 10 89.0 81 24 100 7 47% .325 8.2 2.4 0.7 10.1 1.18 3.03 19.0 1.9
2013 KCA MLB 2 1 0 19 1 33.3 24 7 43 6 44% .243 6.5 1.9 1.6 11.6 0.93 3.24 1.0 0.1
2014 MIL MLB 1 3 1 55 0 48.3 47 24 65 4 50% .371 8.8 4.5 0.7 12.1 1.47 3.72 5.2 0.6

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 1405 0.5125 0.4387 0.8523 0.6028 0.2657 0.9355 0.6538 0.1477
2013 481 0.4990 0.4678 0.6756 0.6042 0.3320 0.8414 0.3750 0.3200
2014 831 0.4489 0.4272 0.6930 0.5469 0.3297 0.8873 0.4305 0.3070
Career27170.49070.44030.77230.5860.2970.90410.53610.2269

Injury History

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
2014 MIL $502,000
2013 KCA $
2012 KCA $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2011Current$502,000
1 yrTotal$502,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 155 d1 year/$0.502M (2014)

Details
  • 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) .256 .305 .424 .271
11 vs R (Multi) .274 .326 .456 .292
18 Split (Multi) -.018 -.021 -.033 -.021
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.026 -.032 -.063 -.030
30 vs L (2013) .157 .204 .353 .215
31 vs R (2013) .235 .273 .412 .288
38 Split (2013) -.078 -.069 -.059 -.073
39 LgAvg (2013) -.025 -.031 -.062 -.029

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Will Smith has thrown 2,869 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2011 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (94mph) and Slider (82mph), also mixing in a Curve (79mph) and Sinker (90mph). He also rarely throws a Change (87mph).