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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
4 99.3 7 3 0 58 3.99 0.5
Birth Date7-24-1979
Height6' 7"
Weight210 lbs
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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
2005 COL 25 22 0 24.7 0.0 24.7 2 1 0 1 0 0 111 26 12 10 0 31 13 13 1 10 3.65 3.88 6.14 1.2 0.2
2007 COL 27 20 0 18.0 0.0 18.0 3 1 0 2 0 0 77 20 8 8 1 29 8 7 1 13 4.00 3.96 4.74 2.1 0.2
2008 COL 28 43 0 51.0 0.0 51.0 2 1 0 3 0 0 217 52 23 23 3 71 18 16 4 33 4.06 3.87 4.86 2.6 0.2
2009 COL 29 5 0 5.7 0.0 5.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 6 3 3 0 8 3 3 1 2 4.76 4.47 6.70 -1.1 -0.1
Career90099.30.099.37306004301044644413942397583.993.925.264.80.5

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2001 CAS Rk 17 0 25.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 ASH A 28 0 36.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .299 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 SLM A+ 24 0 32.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .365 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 VIS A+ 56 0 58.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .320 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 TUL AA 61 0 61.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .210 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 msa Wnt 15 0 17.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 COL MLB 22 0 24.7 6.14 83 .247 .256 .320 .395 .252 .299 115 0.4 0.0 1.2 0.2
2005 CSP AAA 45 0 52.3 3.71 136 .272 .276 .347 .431 .272 .383 84 19.4 1.8 19.1 1.7
2007 COL MLB 20 0 18.0 4.74 112 .226 .266 .329 .417 .258 .352 112 2.1 0.2 2.1 0.2
2007 CSP AAA 50 0 49.3 5.54 107 .240 .279 .350 .429 .262 .299 116 6.9 0.7 6.3 0.7
2008 COL MLB 43 0 51.0 4.86 99 .244 .258 .326 .409 .259 .308 103 3.5 0.3 2.6 0.2
2008 ASH A 2 0 1.7 3.02 133 .299 .250 .315 .373 .258 .250 98 0.5 0.0 0.5 0.0
2008 CSP AAA 11 0 13.3 5.14 115 .199 .269 .345 .427 .250 .231 115 2.2 0.2 2.1 0.2
2009 COL MLB 5 0 5.7 6.70 46 .292 .261 .330 .420 .268 .316 96 -1.1 -0.1 -1.1 -0.1
2009 MOD A+ 3 0 3.0 4.57 103 .382 .281 .350 .415 .279 .500 94 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0
2009 TUL AA 3 0 3.0 2.75 151 .250 .258 .339 .392 .249 .375 120 0.9 0.1 0.9 0.1
2009 CSP AAA 30 0 30.7 4.36 119 .281 .267 .338 .414 .267 .375 111 6.7 0.7 7.0 0.8

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
2001 CAS Rk 1 2 1 17 0 25.7 19 9 24 2 0% .000 6.7 3.2 0.7 8.4 1.09 3.15 0.0 0.0
2002 SLM A+ 2 2 4 24 0 32.0 35 11 33 0 0% .365 9.8 3.1 0.0 9.3 1.44 3.94 0.0 0.0
2002 ASH A 3 1 1 28 0 36.7 32 13 39 3 0% .299 7.8 3.2 0.7 9.6 1.23 3.92 0.0 0.0
2003 VIS A+ 4 2 18 56 0 58.7 50 17 73 2 0% .320 7.7 2.6 0.3 11.2 1.14 1.53 0.0 0.0
2004 TUL AA 3 1 37 61 0 61.7 33 25 70 3 0% .210 4.8 3.6 0.4 10.2 0.94 2.04 0.0 0.0
2004 msa Wnt 0 3 3 15 0 17.3 16 8 16 1 0% .000 8.3 4.2 0.5 8.3 1.39 7.28 0.0 0.0
2005 COL MLB 2 1 0 22 0 24.7 26 13 10 0 48% .299 9.5 4.7 0.0 3.6 1.58 3.65 1.2 0.2
2005 CSP AAA 2 2 6 45 0 52.3 70 18 45 2 54% .383 12.0 3.1 0.3 7.7 1.68 4.99 19.1 1.7
2007 COL MLB 3 1 0 20 0 18.0 20 8 13 1 44% .352 10.0 4.0 0.5 6.5 1.56 4.00 2.1 0.2
2007 CSP AAA 1 4 33 50 0 49.3 47 23 40 3 47% .299 8.6 4.2 0.5 7.3 1.42 4.38 6.3 0.7
2008 CSP AAA 1 0 5 11 0 13.3 10 4 9 1 55% .231 6.8 2.7 0.7 6.1 1.05 2.03 2.1 0.2
2008 ASH A 0 0 0 2 0 1.7 1 2 3 0 25% .250 5.3 10.6 0.0 15.9 1.76 10.59 0.5 0.0
2008 COL MLB 2 1 0 43 0 51.0 52 18 33 3 52% .308 9.2 3.2 0.5 5.8 1.37 4.06 2.6 0.2
2009 MOD A+ 0 0 0 3 0 3.0 5 3 2 0 60% .500 15.0 9.0 0.0 6.0 2.67 3.00 0.3 0.0
2009 TUL AA 0 0 0 3 0 3.0 3 2 2 0 88% .375 9.0 6.0 0.0 6.0 1.67 3.00 0.9 0.1
2009 CSP AAA 2 2 0 30 0 30.7 42 14 24 3 47% .375 12.3 4.1 0.9 7.0 1.82 4.69 7.0 0.8
2009 COL MLB 0 0 0 5 0 5.7 6 3 2 0 68% .316 9.5 4.8 0.0 3.2 1.59 4.76 -1.1 -0.1

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
2008 740 0.5757 0.4573 0.8516 0.5962 0.2643 0.9094 0.6747 0.1454
2009 68 0.5735 0.3971 0.8889 0.5641 0.1724 0.9091 0.8000 0.1111
Career8080.57550.45220.85470.59350.25660.90940.68520.1425

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2009-08-05 2009-08-14 Minors 9 0 Low Back Strain -
2009-04-19 2009-07-21 15-DL 93 83 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2008-05-14 2008-06-03 15-DL 20 19 Right Shoulder Contusion -
2006-02-02 2006-02-02 Minors 0 0 Right Shoulder Surgery Labrum 2006-02-01

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2013 WAS $
2012 WAS $
2011 WAS $
2009 COL $407,000
2005 COL $316,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$723,000
2 yrTotal$723,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 23 d

Details
  • signed as a free agent from COL 12/11/09 (minor-league contract)
  • designated for assignment 7/24/09 re-signed 3/4/09, 1 year/$0.407M (09) ($198,650 min)
  • recalled 8/20/08 optioned to Triple-A 7/28/08 recalled 7/11/08 optioned to Triple-A 7/1/08 recalled 4/5/08 optioned to Triple-A 3/29/08 recalled 9/2/07 optioned to Triple-A 8/12/07
  • recalled 8/7/07
  • optioned to Triple-A 5/28/07
  • recalled 5/28/07
  • optioned to Triple-A 4/07 recalled 4/07 optioned to Triple-A 3/07 contract purchased 11/06 recalled 9/05 optioned to Triple-A 8/05 recalled 8/05 optioned to Triple-A 4/05
  • 1 year/$0.316M (05) 40-m 11/04
  • amateur free agent 7/01

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BP Articles

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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: NL ActionChristina Kahrl2009-12-15
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Brew'd-up ReunionChristina Kahrl2009-08-10
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: It's a Holliday WeekendChristina Kahrl2009-07-24
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: The LaRoche DealChristina Kahrl2009-07-22
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Midseason THR UpdatesMichael R. Lewis2009-07-13
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Midseason THR UpdatesWill Carroll2009-07-13
Transaction Analysis: The Mess in the WestChristina Kahrl2009-04-30
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Senior Circuit ShufflingChristina Kahrl2008-08-21
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Playing Mr. Fix-ItChristina Kahrl2008-05-03
Prospectus Today: The Shortest MonthJoe Sheehan2007-10-28
Prospectus Today: From Fenway, a BeatingJoe Sheehan2007-10-25
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: World Series Game One ReportJohn Perrotto2007-10-25
Playoff Prospectus: Rockies versus Red SoxNate Silver2007-10-24
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: How the Rockies Were BuiltKevin Goldstein2007-10-19
Playoff Prospectus: Diamondbacks versus RockiesJoe Sheehan2007-10-11
This article requires BP Premium accessSchrodinger's Bat: A Rocky Mountain RetrospectiveDan Fox2007-10-04
Playoff Prospectus: Rockies versus PhilliesChristina Kahrl2007-10-03
Playoff Prospectus: Padres versus RockiesChristina Kahrl2007-10-01
Transaction of the Day: NL West MovesChristina Kahrl2007-08-14
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction of the Day: Senior Circuit SwitchesChristina Kahrl2007-05-31
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 29-May 6, 2007Christina Kahrl2007-05-07
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 19-21, 2007Christina Kahrl2007-04-22
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 13-18, 2007Christina Kahrl2007-03-19
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: AFL Preview FinaleKevin Goldstein2006-10-10
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: National League, December 15, 2005-February 11, 2006Christina Kahrl2006-02-15
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: September 1-7Christina Kahrl2005-09-08
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 15-18Christina Kahrl2005-08-19
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 5-9Christina Kahrl2005-08-10
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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Ryan Speier threw 1,038 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2009, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and the MLB Postseason. In 2009, he relied primarily on his Sinker (90mph) and Slider (83mph), also mixing in a Change (82mph).