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Chad Smith PAthletics

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2015 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 24)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date10-2-1989
Height6' 3"
Weight215 lbs
Age25 years, 5 months, 30 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2011
2012
2013
0.22014
-0.42015
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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
2014 DET 24 10 0 11.7 0.0 11.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 50 15 7 7 1 24 3 3 0 9 5.40 3.50 3.67 1.7 0.2
Career10011.70.011.700000050157712433095.403.503.671.70.2

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
2012 WMI A 8 5 24.7 4.96 89 .242 .265 .332 .386 .266 .284 95 1.8 0.2 1.8 0.2
2012 ONE A- 2 0 6.3 2.20 138 .134 .253 .328 .363 .276 .231 82 1.4 0.1 1.4 0.1
2012 TGR Rk 4 3 14.7 0.71 185 .255 .252 .320 .362 .255 .424 93 6.6 0.6 6.6 0.6
2013 WMI A 43 2 72.0 3.29 128 .212 .253 .322 .370 .257 .293 100 15.4 1.6 15.4 1.6
2014 DET MLB 10 0 11.7 3.67 117 .286 .237 .302 .362 .251 .378 107 1.7 0.2 1.7 0.2
2014 ERI AA 12 0 20.0 3.53 124 .171 .266 .328 .399 .266 .278 103 3.3 0.4 3.3 0.4
2014 TOL AAA 22 0 27.0 3.87 111 .289 .257 .325 .384 .250 .400 96 3.7 0.4 3.7 0.4

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
2012 ONE A- 0 0 2 2 0 6.3 3 2 8 0 38% .231 4.3 2.8 0.0 11.4 0.79 1.42 1.4 0.1
2012 WMI A 0 2 0 8 5 24.7 23 6 17 2 51% .284 8.4 2.2 0.7 6.2 1.18 4.38 1.8 0.2
2012 TGR Rk 1 0 0 4 3 14.7 14 6 23 0 48% .424 8.6 3.7 0.0 14.1 1.36 0.61 6.6 0.6
2013 WMI A 5 4 1 43 2 72.0 58 22 73 3 40% .293 7.2 2.8 0.4 9.1 1.11 2.12 15.4 1.6
2014 DET MLB 0 0 0 10 0 11.7 15 3 9 1 37% .378 11.6 2.3 0.8 6.9 1.54 5.40 1.7 0.2
2014 ERI AA 1 0 1 12 0 20.0 15 6 18 0 74% .278 6.8 2.7 0.0 8.1 1.05 1.35 3.3 0.4
2014 TOL AAA 4 3 0 22 0 27.0 38 5 22 2 51% .400 12.7 1.7 0.7 7.3 1.59 5.00 3.7 0.4

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
2014 196 0.5357 0.4745 0.8495 0.6952 0.2198 0.8630 0.8000 0.1505
Career1960.53570.47450.84950.69520.21980.8630.80.1505

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2015 OAK $
2014 DET $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 31 d1 year (2015)

Details
  • 1 year (2015). Claimed by Oakland off waivers 2/26/15 after being DFA by Detroit 2/24/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Contract selected by Detroit 6/18/14.
  • Drafted by Detroit 2011 (17-527) (Southern California).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .417 .440 .708 .380
11 vs R (Multi) .217 .280 .304 .192
18 Split (Multi) .199 .160 .404 .188
19 LgAvg (Multi) .008 .020 .017 .015
30 vs L (2014) .417 .440 .708 .380
31 vs R (2014) .217 .280 .304 .192
38 Split (2014) .199 .160 .404 .188
39 LgAvg (2014) .007 .019 .010 .013

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BP Articles

Chad Smith is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: It's the Latest Johan Santana ComebackR.J. Anderson2015-03-02
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Bad Bullpen Teams Get A Little Less BadJ.P. Breen2015-02-27
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Bad Bullpen Teams Get A Little Less BadR.J. Anderson2015-02-27


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, Chad Smith threw 206 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2014, he relied primarily on his Sinker (94mph) and Fourseam Fastball (94mph), also mixing in a Slider (86mph).