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Portrait of Jon Switzer

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
5 69.7 2 4 0 46 6.20 0
Birth Date8-13-1979
Height6' 3"
Weight190 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
2003 TBA 23 5 0 9.7 0.0 9.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 46 13 8 8 2 21 3 3 4 7 7.45 6.51 6.22 -0.5 -0.0
2005 TBA 25 2 0 4.0 0.0 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 5 4 3 0 6 7 7 0 5 6.75 5.80 4.51 0.8 0.1
2006 TBA 26 40 0 33.7 0.0 33.7 2 2 0 4 0 0 157 38 19 17 5 59 19 16 1 18 4.54 5.83 6.14 -1.0 -0.1
2007 TBA 27 21 0 19.0 0.0 19.0 0 2 0 1 0 0 88 27 17 17 2 42 7 6 0 13 8.05 4.42 4.27 3.3 0.3
2009 NYN 29 4 0 3.3 0.0 3.3 0 0 0 1 0 0 17 4 3 3 1 8 2 2 1 3 8.10 7.86 12.55 -2.0 -0.2
Career72069.70.069.72406003338751481013638346466.205.645.770.50.0

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 HUD A- 5 0 14.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 BAK A+ 20 20 103.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .370 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 TBA MLB 5 0 9.7 6.22 74 .338 .270 .344 .445 .272 .367 101 -0.5 -0.0 -0.5 -0.0
2003 ORL AA 22 22 126.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .285 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 DUR AAA 1 1 5.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 TBA MLB 2 0 4.0 4.51 106 .332 .238 .299 .383 .242 .385 102 0.8 0.1 0.8 0.1
2005 MNT AA 6 6 31.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.969 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 DUR AAA 17 8 44.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.921 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 TBA MLB 40 0 33.7 6.14 82 .270 .278 .348 .449 .266 .289 105 -1.0 -0.1 -1.0 -0.1
2006 DUR AAA 26 0 31.0 3.76 109 .208 .255 .328 .395 .257 .254 91 4.4 0.4 4.4 0.4
2007 TBA MLB 21 0 19.0 4.27 115 .301 .274 .345 .444 .276 .379 103 3.3 0.3 3.3 0.3
2007 DUR AAA 23 0 33.0 3.62 114 .194 .262 .333 .385 .261 .291 89 4.8 0.5 4.8 0.5
2008 PAW AAA 52 1 75.7 4.94 64 .280 .263 .332 .402 .263 .319 77 -0.5 -0.0 -0.5 -0.0
2009 NYN MLB 4 0 3.3 12.55 -63 .313 .270 .324 .413 .250 .300 105 -2.0 -0.2 -2.0 -0.2
2009 BUF AAA 41 0 52.0 4.03 111 .241 .262 .331 .400 .250 .286 106 7.8 0.8 7.8 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 HUD A- 2 0 0 5 0 14.3 9 2 20 0 0% .000 5.7 1.3 0.0 12.6 0.77 0.63 0.0 0.0
2002 BAK A+ 7 5 0 20 20 103.3 108 26 129 8 0% .370 9.4 2.3 0.7 11.2 1.30 4.27 0.0 0.0
2003 TBA MLB 0 0 0 5 0 9.7 13 3 7 2 41% .367 12.1 2.8 1.9 6.5 1.66 7.45 -0.5 -0.0
2003 DUR AAA 1 0 0 1 1 5.0 6 0 3 1 0% .333 10.8 0.0 1.8 5.4 1.20 1.80 0.0 0.0
2003 ORL AA 8 8 0 22 22 126.0 117 32 100 10 0% .285 8.4 2.3 0.7 7.1 1.18 3.43 0.0 0.0
2005 DUR AAA 0 5 0 17 8 44.3 64 22 28 6 0% -.921 13.0 4.5 1.2 5.7 1.94 7.11 0.0 0.0
2005 MNT AA 3 1 0 6 6 31.3 33 5 20 2 0% -.969 9.5 1.4 0.6 5.8 1.21 3.45 0.0 0.0
2005 TBA MLB 0 0 0 2 0 4.0 5 7 5 0 31% .385 11.2 15.8 0.0 11.2 3.00 6.75 0.8 0.1
2006 DUR AAA 3 0 3 26 0 31.0 22 13 29 1 41% .254 6.4 3.8 0.3 8.4 1.13 0.87 4.4 0.4
2006 TBA MLB 2 2 0 40 0 33.7 38 19 18 5 50% .289 10.2 5.1 1.3 4.8 1.69 4.54 -1.0 -0.1
2007 DUR AAA 0 0 1 23 0 33.0 26 8 23 0 48% .291 7.1 2.2 0.0 6.3 1.03 0.82 4.8 0.5
2007 TBA MLB 0 2 0 21 0 19.0 27 7 13 2 31% .379 12.8 3.3 0.9 6.2 1.79 8.05 3.3 0.3
2008 PAW AAA 5 1 3 52 1 75.7 85 19 65 12 42% .319 10.1 2.3 1.4 7.7 1.37 4.40 -0.5 -0.0
2009 NYN MLB 0 0 0 4 0 3.3 4 2 3 1 45% .300 10.8 5.4 2.7 8.1 1.80 8.10 -2.0 -0.2
2009 BUF AAA 1 3 4 41 0 52.0 46 23 49 4 46% .286 8.0 4.0 0.7 8.5 1.33 3.29 7.8 0.8

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
2009 67 0.5224 0.4030 0.7407 0.6286 0.1563 0.8182 0.4000 0.2593
Career670.52240.4030.74070.62860.15630.81820.40.2593

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2007-03-23 2007-06-02 60-DL 71 52 Left Shoulder Inflammation Tendonitis -
2006-09-17 2006-09-17 DTD 0 0 Left Forearm Contusion Batted Ball -
2004-04-05 2004-09-05 Minors 153 0 Left Shoulder Surgery 2004-06-25 -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2007 TBA $391,100
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$391,100
1 yrTotal$391,100

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 115 d

Details
  • 1 year (2010). Signed by Houston as a free agent 12/09 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2009). Signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/27/09 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Mets 6/12/09. DFA by Mets 6/24/09, sent outright to Triple-A 6/26/09.
  • 1 year (2008). Signed by Boston as a free agent 1/4/08 (minor-league contract). $0.475M salary in majors.
  • 1 year/$0.3911M (2007). Re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/07. DFA by Tampa Bay 11/20/07.
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006). Re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/06 (split contract).
  • 1 year/$0.316M (2005). Re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/05 (split contract).
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2004). Re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/04 (split contract).
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2003). Contract purchased by Tampa Bay 8/03.
  • Drafted by Tampa Bay 2001 (2-47) (Arizona State). Signed 8/01, $0.85M signing bonus.

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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction of the Day: Double DealsChristina Kahrl2009-07-11
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: NL East RoundupChristina Kahrl2009-06-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: AL East NRI ReviewChristina Kahrl2008-02-19
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction of the Day: AL EastChristina Kahrl2007-12-23
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: AL Pick-me-ups and DiscardsChristina Kahrl2007-11-07
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: All-Around Catch-Up EditionChristina Kahrl2007-08-26
Transaction Analysis: American League RoundupChristina Kahrl2007-07-26
Transaction of the Day: Roster Reviews of the EastsChristina Kahrl2007-04-12
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: June 20-21Christina Kahrl2006-06-22
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 17-26Christina Kahrl2006-03-27
Transaction Analysis: March 14-16Christina Kahrl2006-03-17
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 10-13Christina Kahrl2006-03-14
Prospectus Notebook: Devil RaysBaseball Prospectus2005-12-23
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: July 14-19, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-07-21
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 24-June 12, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-06-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 10-24, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-05-26
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Focus: FAAB FactorJan Levine2005-05-16
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Focus: FAAB FactorJeff Erickson2005-05-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Wests, etc.Christina Kahrl2005-03-25
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 10-15, 2004Christina Kahrl2004-03-17
Prospectus Feature: Top 40 Prospects RoundtableBaseball Prospectus2003-01-31
Transaction Analysis: March 6-13, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-03-18


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Jon Switzer threw 251 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2009, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2009, he relied primarily on his Sinker (89mph), Fourseam Fastball (89mph) and Slider (83mph), also mixing in a Change (82mph).