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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 40)
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Birth Date6-13-1974
Height6' 2"
Weight200 lbs
Age40 years, 1 months, 19 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
0.12010
2011
2012
2013
0.12014
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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
2003 SEA 29 5 0 9.3 0.0 9.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 35 7 2 2 0 7 1 1 1 7 1.93 2.24 2.82 2.6 0.3
2004 SDN 30 7 2 14.3 8.7 5.7 1 0 0 0 0 0 63 20 9 9 1 31 2 2 0 10 5.65 2.88 3.71 2.4 0.2
2006 SDN 32 37 0 56.3 0.0 56.3 2 0 2 1 0 0 237 53 22 20 6 79 16 11 1 23 3.20 4.58 5.31 -1.6 -0.0
2010 SEA 36 24 0 37.0 0.0 37.0 1 2 0 2 0 0 148 33 16 13 5 52 6 5 0 14 3.16 4.53 4.94 0.2 0.1
Career732117.08.7108.342230048311349441216925192543.384.174.783.70.5

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
1997 LNC A+ 40 0 85.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .287 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 LNC A+ 17 4 52.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 LNC A+ 5 0 9.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 NHV AA 23 18 111.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 TAC AAA 5 1 16.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 NHV AA 19 7 47.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 TAC AAA 2 1 6.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 Zul Wnt 7 1 17.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 SAN AA 37 9 104.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 Azu Wnt 6 0 16.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 Peo Wnt 13 1 29.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 TAC AAA 30 23 142.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .316 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 SEA MLB 5 0 9.3 2.82 143 .172 .263 .324 .422 .255 .269 100 2.6 0.3 2.6 0.3
2003 TAC AAA 29 21 141.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .331 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 SDN MLB 7 2 14.3 3.71 119 .285 .253 .305 .383 .236 .380 97 3.0 0.3 2.4 0.2
2004 POR AAA 24 23 138.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .272 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 DUR AAA 10 10 51.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.985 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 POR AAA 20 16 110.7 4.89 86 .272 .274 .345 .438 .269 .293 77 10.8 1.0 13.6 1.1
2006 SDN MLB 37 0 56.3 5.31 74 .251 .267 .325 .424 .258 .246 86 -1.8 -0.2 -1.6 -0.0
2006 POR AAA 7 5 30.0 5.31 87 .248 .277 .337 .413 .260 .333 103 1.5 0.1 1.2 0.1
2007 NIP npb 21 17 109.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .271 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2008 NIP npb 28 25 163.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .235 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2009 NIP npb 21 21 118.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .324 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 SEA MLB 24 0 37.0 4.94 89 .240 .266 .332 .421 .264 .228 100 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.1
2010 TAC AAA 15 0 28.7 2.87 141 .207 .280 .345 .436 .266 .268 93 8.5 0.8 8.5 0.8
2011 BUF AAA 32 8 85.0 5.41 75 .275 .261 .328 .402 .258 .307 91 0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.1
2012 TAC AAA 27 10 95.3 6.51 65 .248 .286 .353 .443 .273 .263 96 1.1 0.1 1.1 0.1
2012 LAR Wnt 8 8 33.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .331 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 TAC AAA 36 10 97.7 4.30 110 .254 .280 .347 .430 .272 .315 99 15.4 1.6 15.4 1.6
2013 ITA int 4 0 3.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .300 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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
1997 LNC A+ 6 3 1 40 0 85.3 83 21 73 11 0% .287 8.8 2.2 1.2 7.7 1.22 3.80 0.0 0.0
1998 LNC A+ 6 0 0 17 4 52.0 41 21 48 6 0% .000 7.1 3.6 1.0 8.3 1.19 3.63 0.0 0.0
1999 LNC A+ 0 0 0 5 0 9.3 14 3 14 4 0% .000 13.5 2.9 3.9 13.5 1.83 6.77 0.0 0.0
1999 NHV AA 4 6 1 23 18 111.3 125 31 83 18 0% .000 10.1 2.5 1.5 6.7 1.40 4.69 0.0 0.0
1999 TAC AAA 0 2 0 5 1 16.0 26 2 10 5 0% .000 14.6 1.1 2.8 5.6 1.75 6.75 0.0 0.0
2000 Zul Wnt 1 1 0 7 1 17.3 17 3 8 0 0% .000 8.8 1.6 0.0 4.2 1.16 3.12 0.0 0.0
2000 NHV AA 4 3 1 19 7 47.7 49 19 27 3 0% .000 9.2 3.6 0.6 5.1 1.43 3.40 0.0 0.0
2000 TAC AAA 0 1 0 2 1 6.0 9 1 1 2 0% .000 13.5 1.5 3.0 1.5 1.67 6.00 0.0 0.0
2001 Azu Wnt 0 1 1 6 0 16.3 14 7 15 0 0% .000 7.7 3.9 0.0 8.3 1.29 3.87 0.0 0.0
2001 Peo Wnt 3 3 0 13 1 29.0 34 10 31 5 0% .000 10.6 3.1 1.6 9.6 1.52 5.28 0.0 0.0
2001 SAN AA 7 4 1 37 9 104.3 117 23 96 8 0% .000 10.1 2.0 0.7 8.3 1.34 3.80 0.0 0.0
2002 TAC AAA 9 5 2 30 23 142.0 157 28 113 16 0% .316 10.0 1.8 1.0 7.2 1.30 3.80 0.0 0.0
2003 SEA MLB 0 0 0 5 0 9.3 7 1 7 0 62% .269 6.8 1.0 0.0 6.8 0.86 1.93 2.6 0.3
2003 TAC AAA 11 10 0 29 21 141.0 165 32 115 17 0% .331 10.5 2.0 1.1 7.3 1.40 4.28 0.0 0.0
2004 POR AAA 11 4 0 24 23 138.7 130 42 110 16 0% .272 8.4 2.7 1.0 7.1 1.24 3.83 0.0 0.0
2004 SDN MLB 1 0 0 7 2 14.3 20 2 10 1 24% .380 12.6 1.3 0.6 6.3 1.53 5.65 2.4 0.2
2005 POR AAA 4 5 0 20 16 110.7 121 16 72 15 37% .293 9.8 1.3 1.2 5.9 1.24 3.98 13.6 1.1
2005 DUR AAA 3 4 0 10 10 51.0 70 20 39 5 0% -.985 12.4 3.5 0.9 6.9 1.76 4.06 0.0 0.0
2006 POR AAA 2 1 0 7 5 30.0 33 7 22 3 46% .333 9.9 2.1 0.9 6.6 1.33 4.80 1.2 0.1
2006 SDN MLB 2 0 2 37 0 56.3 53 16 23 6 43% .246 8.5 2.6 1.0 3.7 1.22 3.20 -1.6 -0.0
2007 NIP npb 6 8 0 21 17 109.3 109 36 56 11 0% .271 9.0 3.0 0.9 4.6 1.33 3.71 0.0 0.0
2008 NIP npb 12 5 0 28 25 163.0 139 72 90 22 0% .235 7.7 4.0 1.2 5.0 1.29 3.48 0.0 0.0
2009 NIP npb 5 8 0 21 21 118.3 144 52 58 10 0% .324 11.0 4.0 0.8 4.4 1.66 5.33 0.0 0.0
2010 TAC AAA 2 1 1 15 0 28.7 20 8 32 1 56% .268 6.3 2.5 0.3 10.0 0.98 2.51 8.5 0.8
2010 SEA MLB 1 2 0 24 0 37.0 33 6 14 5 39% .228 8.0 1.5 1.2 3.4 1.05 3.16 0.2 0.1
2011 BUF AAA 5 5 1 32 8 85.0 92 22 67 11 40% .307 9.7 2.3 1.2 7.1 1.34 4.34 -0.1 -0.1
2012 LAR Wnt 3 1 0 8 8 33.7 44 6 16 2 0% .331 11.8 1.6 0.5 4.3 1.49 5.08 0.0 0.0
2012 TAC AAA 6 4 1 27 10 95.3 91 24 55 13 51% .263 8.6 2.3 1.2 5.2 1.21 4.63 1.1 0.1
2013 TAC AAA 8 3 0 36 10 97.7 104 21 77 10 44% .315 9.6 1.9 0.9 7.1 1.28 3.96 15.4 1.6
2013 ITA int 0 1 0 4 0 3.3 3 1 3 0 0% .300 8.1 2.7 0.0 8.1 1.20 2.70 0.0 0.0

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
2010 503 0.5050 0.4940 0.8387 0.6772 0.3052 0.9012 0.6974 0.1613
Career5030.5050.4940.83870.67720.30520.90120.69740.1613

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2000-06-26 2000-07-05 Minors 9 0 Right Thigh Strain Quadriceps - -
2000-04-16 2000-05-21 Minors 35 0 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
1998-06-21 1998-09-22 Minors 93 0 Right Shoulder Strain - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2006 SDN $335,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$335,000
1 yrTotal$335,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 163 d1 year (2011)

Details
  • 2011. Claimed by Arizona off waivers from Seattle 11/3/11. DFA by Arizona 1/18/11, sent outright to AAA 1/31/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Contract purchased by Seattle 6/15/10.
  • 2007-2009: Nippon of Japan Pacific League
  • 1 year/$0.335M (2006). Re-signed by San Diego 10/05.
  • 1 year/$0.317M (2005). Signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 10/04 (minor-league contract). Award bonuses based on appearances. Released by Tampa Bay 5/05. Signed by San Diego as a free agent 5/05 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.301M (2004). Acquired by San Diego in trade from Seattle 1/04. Signed by San Diego 3/04. Contract purchased by San Diego 5/04. Non-tendered by San Diego 12/04.
  • 1 year (2003). Contract purchased by Seattle 8/03. Sent outright to AAA by Seattle 8/03. Contract purchased by Seattle 8/03.
  • Signed by Seattle 1996 as an amateur free agent (Mercy College).

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Brian Sweeney is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessWestern Front: A Brief History of the Vedder CupGeoff Young2012-06-12
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Something Lost, Something GainedBen Lindbergh2011-05-10
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Weekly Roundup, January 28-February 3Christina Kahrl2011-02-04
Transaction Analysis: Votto's Extension and Being Young in New YorkChristina Kahrl2011-01-18
Transaction Analysis: Western Divisions BackfillChristina Kahrl2010-11-20
Prospectus Q&A: John WettelandDavid Laurila2010-10-29
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Waterloo's 195th Anniversary EditionChristina Kahrl2010-06-18
This article requires BP Premium accessLive From Akita City: Pacific League PreviewMike Plugh2007-03-20
Playoff Prospectus: Roster ReviewsChristina Kahrl2006-10-05
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: Padres versus CardinalsDan Fox2006-10-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 25-27Christina Kahrl2006-08-28
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 23-24Christina Kahrl2006-08-25
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: July 22-24, 2006Christina Kahrl2006-07-25
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: July 17-21, 2006Christina Kahrl2006-07-22
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: FriarsJoe Sheehan2006-06-30
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 12-14Christina Kahrl2006-05-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 10-11Christina Kahrl2006-05-12
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: National League, March 30-April 4Christina Kahrl2006-04-07
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 27-28Christina Kahrl2006-03-29
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 16-28, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-04-01
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Offseason - The EastsChristina Kahrl2005-02-14


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Brian Sweeney threw 578 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2010 and 2013, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, The World Baseball Classic and Spring Training. In 2013, he relied primarily on his Change (77mph), also mixing in a Fourseam Fastball (88mph), Curve (76mph), Cutter (83mph) and Sinker (88mph).