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Taylor Thompson PWhite Sox

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 27)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date6-18-1987
Height6' 5"
Weight225 lbs
Age27 years, 2 months, 30 days
BatsR
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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
2014 CHA 27 5 0 5.3 0.0 5.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 28 9 6 6 1 14 4 4 1 4 10.12 6.90 7.00 -1.1 -0.1
Career505.30.05.300000028966114441410.136.907.00-1.1-0.1

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
2009 CHR AAA 2 0 4.0 8.03 24 .192 .253 .353 .366 .247 .167 106 -0.9 -0.1 -0.9 -0.1
2009 BRI Rk 7 3 15.0 3.74 123 .215 .263 .334 .389 .258 .278 101 2.9 0.3 2.9 0.3
2010 KAN A 18 0 28.7 4.04 111 .202 .263 .335 .391 .271 .320 103 3.6 0.4 3.6 0.4
2010 WNS A+ 3 0 5.0 3.34 131 .301 .249 .321 .363 .239 .500 109 2.2 0.2 2.2 0.2
2010 GRF Rk 1 0 2.0 2.72 137 -.038 .270 .335 .393 .288 .000 79 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0
2011 WNS A+ 41 0 53.7 3.54 123 .227 .247 .317 .362 .247 .272 105 9.7 1.0 9.7 1.0
2012 WNS A+ 33 0 44.3 3.10 132 .188 .249 .314 .372 .252 .245 99 9.9 1.0 9.9 1.0
2012 BRI Rk 1 0 1.0 0.83 184 .179 .231 .345 .376 .261 .500 104 0.6 0.1 0.6 0.1
2012 SRR Wnt 10 0 13.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .390 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 BIR AA 32 0 50.3 3.01 126 .199 .245 .320 .371 .259 .243 100 8.8 0.9 8.8 0.9
2013 CHR AAA 12 0 16.0 6.05 64 .342 .264 .335 .396 .257 .365 102 -1.1 -0.1 -1.1 -0.1
2014 CHA MLB 5 0 5.3 7.00 47 .353 .263 .316 .403 .258 .444 110 -1.1 -0.1 -1.1 -0.1
2014 CHR AAA 39 0 59.0 3.25 136 .217 .262 .330 .394 .253 .294 113 15.4 1.5 15.4 1.5

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
2009 CHR AAA 0 0 0 2 0 4.0 2 4 1 0 50% .167 4.5 9.0 0.0 2.2 1.50 0.00 -0.9 -0.1
2009 BRI Rk 0 0 2 7 3 15.0 10 10 17 0 64% .278 6.0 6.0 0.0 10.2 1.33 2.40 2.9 0.3
2010 WNS A+ 1 0 0 3 0 5.0 5 4 5 0 50% .500 9.0 7.2 0.0 9.0 1.80 1.80 2.2 0.2
2010 KAN A 0 1 6 18 0 28.7 24 10 32 0 59% .320 7.5 3.1 0.0 10.0 1.18 2.20 3.6 0.4
2010 GRF Rk 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 0 0 2 0 75% .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 0.00 0.00 0.4 0.0
2011 WNS A+ 7 2 15 41 0 53.7 42 26 51 1 43% .272 7.0 4.4 0.2 8.6 1.27 2.52 9.7 1.0
2012 SRR Wnt 1 0 0 10 0 13.3 16 4 10 0 0% .390 10.8 2.7 0.0 6.8 1.50 3.38 0.0 0.0
2012 BRI Rk 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 1 0 2 0 50% .500 9.0 0.0 0.0 18.0 1.00 0.00 0.6 0.1
2012 WNS A+ 2 1 12 33 0 44.3 26 13 57 2 43% .245 5.3 2.6 0.4 11.6 0.88 2.44 9.9 1.0
2013 BIR AA 4 2 12 32 0 50.3 34 13 46 0 49% .243 6.1 2.3 0.0 8.2 0.93 2.15 8.8 0.9
2013 CHR AAA 1 2 1 12 0 16.0 24 3 16 2 44% .365 13.5 1.7 1.1 9.0 1.69 7.88 -1.1 -0.1
2014 CHR AAA 3 0 7 39 0 59.0 48 29 68 3 53% .294 7.3 4.4 0.5 10.4 1.31 2.14 15.4 1.5
2014 CHA MLB 0 0 0 5 0 5.3 9 4 4 1 42% .444 15.2 6.8 1.7 6.8 2.44 10.12 -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
2014 112 0.3393 0.3482 0.6923 0.4474 0.2973 0.9412 0.5000 0.3077
Career1120.33930.34820.69230.44740.29730.94120.50.3077

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 CHA $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Contract selected by Chicago White Sox 7/20/14.
  • Drafted by Chicago White Sox 2009 (44-1,333) (Auburn).

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Taylor Thompson has thrown 171 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2012 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (91mph) and Sinker (91mph), also mixing in a Change (87mph) and Slider (84mph).