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Portrait of Josh Spence

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2016 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 28)
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Birth Date1-22-1988
Height6' 2"
Weight195 lbs
Age28 years, 5 months, 4 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
0.02012
2013
2014
2015
0.02016
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DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
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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
2011 SDN MLB 40 0 29.7 14 19 31 2 .265 86 4.2 5.8 0.6 9.4 38% .174 .212 1.11 3.90 2.73 100 3.65 0.4
2012 SDN MLB 11 0 10.3 13 5 10 1 .251 96 11.3 4.4 0.9 8.7 30% .375 .301 1.74 3.91 4.35 103 4.72 0.0
CareerMLB51040.02724413.261886.15.40.79.236%.238.2371.273.913.151013.930.4

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
2010 FTW A 7 3 17.0 14 6 31 2 .257 110 7.4 3.2 1.1 16.4 44% .419 .232 1.18 2.73 3.71
2010 EUG A- 2 2 6.0 4 1 8 1 .261 82 6.0 1.5 1.5 12.0 67% .273 .228 0.83 3.48 1.50
2010 PDR Rk 1 0 1.0 1 0 3 0 .298 100 9.0 0.0 0.0 27.0 50% .500 .152 1.00 -1.74 0.00
2011 SDN MLB 40 0 29.7 14 19 31 2 .265 86 4.2 5.8 0.6 9.4 38% .174 .212 1.11 3.90 2.73
2011 SAN AA 35 0 47.3 29 11 42 4 .249 107 5.5 2.1 0.8 8.0 36% .212 .190 0.85 3.46 1.71
2012 SDN MLB 11 0 10.3 13 5 10 1 .251 96 11.3 4.4 0.9 8.7 30% .375 .301 1.74 3.91 4.35
2012 TUC AAA 31 4 49.3 48 20 36 4 .273 109 8.8 3.6 0.7 6.6 43% .280 .252 1.38 4.54 4.20
2012 PER Wnt 7 0 7.0 10 5 5 0 .000 12.9 6.4 0.0 6.4 0% .400 .000 2.14 4.64 9.00
2013 SWB AAA 33 0 43.0 50 17 41 0 .257 97 10.5 3.6 0.0 8.6 37% .376 .272 1.56 2.62 3.98
2014 NWO AAA 11 0 11.3 13 7 12 2 .268 89 10.3 5.6 1.6 9.5 61% .379 .294 1.76 5.99 3.97

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
2011 456 0.4715 0.4145 0.6878 0.5442 0.2988 0.7778 0.5417 0.3122
2012 173 0.4913 0.4335 0.6933 0.5647 0.3068 0.8542 0.4074 0.3067
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Injury History  —  No longer being updated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

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 139 d2013

Details
  • 2013
  • 1 year (2012). Re-signed by San Diego 3/8/12. Claimed by NY Yankees off waivers 11/6/12 after being DFA by San Diego 11/2/12. DFA by NY Yankees 12/14/12. Sent outright to Triple-A 12/18/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Contract purchased by San Diego 6/21/11.
  • Drafted by San Diego 2010 (9-274) (Arizona State). $0.1M signing bonus.

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BP Articles

Josh Spence is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
PECOTA Takes on Prospects: Introduction: I Now Pronounce You Scout and StatAndrew Koo2014-04-15
Baseball ProGUESTus: Does Declining to Sign Pay Off for Draftees?Dustin Palmateer2013-06-11
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Maicer Gets the CheeseR.J. Anderson2012-11-09
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: ALDS Game Four Preview: Tigers at A'sJason Wojciechowski2012-10-10
Baseball ProGUESTus: Baseball Down Under: Looking for the Missing LinkDrew Samuelson2012-08-14
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: El Caballo Rides Out EastR.J. Anderson2012-07-05
This article requires BP Premium accessWestern Front: La Casa SuciaGeoff Young2012-05-15
Resident Fantasy Genius: Tout Wars and LABR NL DraftsDerek Carty2012-03-26
Transaction Analysis: Rollins in the DeepR.J. Anderson2011-12-19
Transaction Analysis: In with the NewBen Lindbergh2011-12-15
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessValue Picks: Relievers for 8/11/11Mike Petriello2011-08-11


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, Josh Spence threw 716 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2011 and 2012, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2012, he relied primarily on his Slider (78mph) and Sinker (84mph), also mixing in a Change (78mph).