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Aaron Thompson PTwins

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Regular Season Totals
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date2-28-1987
Height6' 3"
Weight195 lbs
Age27 years, 8 months, 23 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2010
-0.42011
2012
2013
0.22014
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
2011 PIT 24 4 1 7.7 4.3 3.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 41 13 6 6 2 22 6 6 0 1 7.04 8.47 9.59 -3.7 -0.4
2014 MIN 27 7 0 7.3 0.0 7.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 31 8 2 2 0 11 2 1 0 6 2.45 2.34 2.70 1.7 0.2
Career11115.04.310.700000072218823387074.805.486.37-2.1-0.2

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
2005 JAM A- 5 5 20.3 5.20 67 .285 .262 .339 .405 .261 .355 74 1.8 0.2 1.8 0.2
2006 GRB A 24 24 134.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .319 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 JUP A+ 20 19 115.0 5.16 86 .259 .264 .327 .382 .255 .316 95 -0.9 -0.1 -0.9 -0.1
2008 CAR AA 16 16 81.7 6.50 70 .301 .258 .334 .387 .248 .358 107 -4.2 -0.4 2.3 0.2
2008 MRL Rk 2 2 9.0 4.01 117 .185 .295 .348 .399 .266 .320 102 1.5 0.1 1.5 0.1
2008 MSS Wnt 11 0 15.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .318 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2009 HAR AA 6 6 32.7 4.74 90 .268 .259 .336 .373 .261 .299 97 2.2 0.2 1.8 0.1
2009 JAX AA 20 20 114.0 5.33 67 .281 .255 .333 .377 .266 .303 91 -7.5 -0.8 -6.8 -0.9
2010 HAR AA 26 26 136.7 6.27 64 .298 .258 .331 .393 .257 .333 102 -5.9 -0.6 -6.4 -1.0
2010 SYR AAA 1 1 5.0 4.77 105 .240 .247 .304 .390 .236 .312 106 0.5 0.0 0.5 0.0
2011 PIT MLB 4 1 7.7 9.59 -44 .389 .248 .308 .391 .257 .344 94 -3.9 -0.4 -3.7 -0.4
2011 ALT AA 28 12 83.7 4.40 90 .290 .256 .319 .383 .267 .332 84 1.4 0.1 -0.8 -0.1
2011 IND AAA 5 4 19.0 5.23 86 .258 .271 .328 .417 .259 .333 95 0.5 0.1 0.2 0.0
2011 TDE Wnt 4 2 10.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .316 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 NBR AA 22 13 86.0 6.33 60 .312 .255 .321 .384 .255 .353 102 -5.1 -0.5 -5.1 -0.5
2013 NBR AA 11 0 14.7 2.65 143 .163 .249 .328 .383 .262 .256 102 3.8 0.4 3.8 0.4
2013 ROC AAA 31 1 44.0 4.00 112 .255 .256 .325 .382 .251 .351 104 10.1 1.0 10.1 1.0
2014 MIN MLB 7 0 7.3 2.70 140 .246 .249 .305 .363 .250 .348 108 1.7 0.2 1.7 0.2
2014 ROC AAA 46 0 52.0 4.50 104 .254 .259 .328 .388 .251 .306 105 5.2 0.5 5.2 0.5

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
2005 JAM A- 1 2 0 5 5 20.3 25 10 17 1 44% .355 11.1 4.4 0.4 7.5 1.72 3.10 1.8 0.2
2006 GRB A 8 8 0 24 24 134.0 139 35 114 12 0% .319 9.3 2.4 0.8 7.7 1.30 3.63 0.0 0.0
2007 JUP A+ 4 6 0 20 19 115.0 121 35 84 2 60% .316 9.5 2.7 0.2 6.6 1.36 3.37 -0.9 -0.1
2008 MSS Wnt 1 0 0 11 0 15.0 17 6 14 3 0% .318 10.2 3.6 1.8 8.4 1.53 6.00 0.0 0.0
2008 CAR AA 2 5 0 16 16 81.7 111 40 53 9 53% .358 12.2 4.4 1.0 5.8 1.85 5.62 2.3 0.2
2008 MRL Rk 0 0 0 2 2 9.0 8 1 9 0 76% .320 8.0 1.0 0.0 9.0 1.00 2.00 1.5 0.1
2009 HAR AA 0 3 0 6 6 32.7 32 11 27 3 45% .299 8.8 3.0 0.8 7.4 1.31 3.30 1.8 0.1
2009 JAX AA 5 9 0 20 20 114.0 121 43 75 7 51% .303 9.6 3.4 0.6 5.9 1.44 4.11 -6.8 -0.9
2010 HAR AA 4 13 0 26 26 136.7 164 53 95 16 48% .333 10.8 3.5 1.1 6.3 1.59 5.79 -6.4 -1.0
2010 SYR AAA 1 0 0 1 1 5.0 5 3 4 0 38% .312 9.0 5.4 0.0 7.2 1.60 1.80 0.5 0.0
2011 IND AAA 1 0 0 5 4 19.0 23 9 10 0 42% .333 10.9 4.3 0.0 4.7 1.68 2.84 0.2 0.0
2011 TDE Wnt 0 1 0 4 2 10.3 15 4 3 3 0% .316 13.1 3.5 2.6 2.6 1.84 6.10 0.0 0.0
2011 PIT MLB 0 0 0 4 1 7.7 13 6 1 2 38% .344 15.3 7.0 2.3 1.2 2.48 7.04 -3.7 -0.4
2011 ALT AA 4 7 0 28 12 83.7 100 20 51 6 43% .332 10.8 2.2 0.6 5.5 1.43 5.16 -0.8 -0.1
2012 NBR AA 3 8 0 22 13 86.0 115 22 45 9 44% .353 12.0 2.3 0.9 4.7 1.59 5.23 -5.1 -0.5
2013 ROC AAA 3 2 6 31 1 44.0 49 13 42 3 48% .351 10.0 2.7 0.6 8.6 1.41 3.48 10.1 1.0
2013 NBR AA 0 1 3 11 0 14.7 11 3 11 0 56% .256 6.8 1.8 0.0 6.8 0.95 0.61 3.8 0.4
2014 MIN MLB 0 0 0 7 0 7.3 8 2 6 0 30% .348 9.8 2.5 0.0 7.4 1.36 2.45 1.7 0.2
2014 ROC AAA 3 3 3 46 0 52.0 49 26 51 5 43% .306 8.5 4.5 0.9 8.8 1.44 3.98 5.2 0.5

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 154 0.4221 0.3831 0.8983 0.5538 0.2584 0.9444 0.8261 0.1017
2014 98 0.5714 0.4694 0.7609 0.5536 0.3571 0.8710 0.5333 0.2391
Career2520.48020.41670.84490.55370.29680.91590.71220.1551

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2013-04-03 2013-04-17 Minors 14 0 - Not Disclosed - -
2008-05-13 2008-07-20 Minors 68 0 Not Disclosed -
2007-06-06 2007-07-14 Minors 38 0 Not Disclosed -
2006-08-24 2006-09-05 Minors 12 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 24 dOctagon1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Contract selected by Minnesota 8/31/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by Minnesota (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/11/11 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2011). Re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/11. DFA by Pittsburgh 6/24/11, sent outright to AAA 6/30/11. Contract purchased by Pittsburgh 8/24/11. Sent outright to Triple-A by Pittsburgh 10/31/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Contract purchased by Washington 11/19/09. Re-signed by Washington 2/10. Claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers from Washington 12/23/10.
  • Acquired by Washington in trade from Florida (Nick Johnson deal) 7/31/09.
  • Drafted by Florida 2005 (1-22) (Second Baptist HS, Houston). Signed 6/05, $1.225M signing bonus.

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BP Articles

Aaron Thompson is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
The BP Wayback Machine: Another Opening DayKevin Goldstein2014-04-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Senior Circuit ShufflingChristina Kahrl2011-03-17
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: NL Central RoundupChristina Kahrl2011-01-12
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: NL East UpdateChristina Kahrl2011-01-05
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: National League RoundupChristina Kahrl2010-04-23
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Lefty-less and ZedlinessChristina Kahrl2010-03-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Fill'er Up!Christina Kahrl2009-11-23
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: August 24Kevin Goldstein2009-08-24
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: NL East TweakeryChristina Kahrl2009-08-04
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Giants Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2009-01-20
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: NL East NRI ReviewChristina Kahrl2008-02-29
Future Shock: Marlins Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2008-01-24
This article requires BP Premium accessWait 'Til Next Year: Fishing for Mediocrity?Bryan Smith2007-12-11
This article requires BP Premium accessWait 'Til Next Year: Hostile EnvironmentsBryan Smith2007-06-12
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: State of the Systems, NL EastKevin Goldstein2007-05-09
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: High-A PreviewKevin Goldstein2007-04-08
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: State of the Systems, NL EastKevin Goldstein2007-03-22
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 1-12, 2007Christina Kahrl2007-03-13


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Aaron Thompson has thrown 256 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2011 and 2014, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Slider (81mph) and Fourseam Fastball (90mph). He also rarely throws a Sinker (90mph), Curve (74mph) and Change (84mph).