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Chad Smith PTigers

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2014 Rest-of-Season Projections (seasonal age 24)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
0.0 5.05 1.56 0 0 0 0 0.0
Birth Date10-2-1989
Height6' 3"
Weight215 lbs
Age25 years, 0 months, 20 days
BatsR
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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
2014 DET $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Contract selected by Detroit 6/18/14.
  • Drafted by Detroit 2011 (17-527) (Southern California).

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 2 1.3 34 5 73.1 63 27 53 7 .261 1.23 3.75 4.08 7.8 0.8
80o 2.4 1.9 1.1 31 5 65.3 62 26 47 7 .279 1.35 4.24 4.61 3.2 0.3
70o 2.2 1.8 1 28 4 59.9 61 26 43 7 .292 1.44 4.60 5 0.4 0.0
60o 1.9 1.7 0.9 26 4 55.4 59 25 40 7 .303 1.52 4.91 5.34 -1.6 -0.2
50o 1.8 1.6 0.8 24 4 51.3 57 24 37 7 .313 1.60 5.21 5.67 -3.2 -0.3
40o 1.6 1.5 0.7 22 3 47.3 56 24 34 6 .323 1.67 5.52 6 -4.5 -0.5
30o 1.4 1.4 0.6 20 3 43.2 54 23 31 6 .335 1.76 5.86 6.37 -5.7 -0.6
20o 1.2 1.3 0.5 18 3 38.6 51 21 28 6 .348 1.87 6.27 6.81 -6.8 -0.7
10o 0.9 1.1 0.4 15 2 32.4 46 20 23 5 .366 2.03 6.85 7.45 -7.7 -0.8
Weighted Mean1.71.50.824450.45624366.3101.575.155.6-2.8-0.3

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
20152522135478863657942.3151.575.145.5910.04.26.61.0-0.5
20162622135478793264942.2991.424.414.809.13.77.41.00.2
20172722134477843260942.3131.514.795.219.93.87.01.1-0.2
201828221344768132571042.3061.494.775.189.63.86.81.2-0.1
201929221364808533611042.3081.484.665.079.63.76.91.1-0.0
202030221354798532591042.3091.494.655.069.73.76.81.1-0.0
20213122135479823062942.3071.424.404.799.43.47.11.00.2
20223222133474782855942.3061.444.464.859.53.46.71.10.1
20233321131369742651842.3051.454.464.859.73.46.71.00.1

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
40.51.60.31.41.87.8

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Chad Smith has thrown 206 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Sinker (94mph) and Fourseam Fastball (95mph), also mixing in a Slider (86mph).