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Taylor Thompson PAthletics

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2015 Full Season Projections (seasonal age 27)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date6-18-1987
Height6' 5"
Weight225 lbs
Age28 years, 2 months, 11 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
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2012
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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
2014 CHA MLB 5 0 5.3 9 4 4 1 .261 108 15.2 6.8 1.7 6.8 42% .444 .358 2.44 0.00 10.12 111 12.05 -0.5
CareerMLB505.39441.26110815.26.81.76.842%.444.3582.446.9110.1211112.05-0.5

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
2009 CHR AAA 2 0 4.0 2 4 1 0 .247 106 4.5 9.0 0.0 2.2 50% .167 .192 1.50 5.65 0.00
2009 BRI Rk 7 3 15.0 10 10 17 0 .258 101 6.0 6.0 0.0 10.2 64% .278 .215 1.33 3.42 2.40
2010 KAN A 18 0 28.7 24 10 32 0 .271 103 7.5 3.1 0.0 10.0 59% .320 .202 1.18 2.45 2.20
2010 WNS A+ 3 0 5.0 5 4 5 0 .239 109 9.0 7.2 0.0 9.0 50% .500 .301 1.80 3.81 1.80
2010 GRF Rk 1 0 2.0 0 0 2 0 .288 79 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 75% .000 -.038 0.00 1.98 0.00
2011 WNS A+ 41 0 53.7 42 26 51 1 .247 105 7.0 4.4 0.2 8.6 43% .272 .227 1.27 3.19 2.52
2012 WNS A+ 33 0 44.3 26 13 57 2 .252 99 5.3 2.6 0.4 11.6 43% .245 .188 0.88 2.48 2.44
2012 BRI Rk 1 0 1.0 1 0 2 0 .261 104 9.0 0.0 0.0 18.0 50% .500 .179 1.00 -0.30 0.00
2012 SRR Wnt 10 0 13.3 16 4 10 0 .000 10.8 2.7 0.0 6.8 0% .390 .000 1.50 3.32 3.38
2013 BIR AA 32 0 50.3 34 13 46 0 .259 100 6.1 2.3 0.0 8.2 49% .243 .199 0.93 1.92 2.15
2013 CHR AAA 12 0 16.0 24 3 16 2 .257 102 13.5 1.7 1.1 9.0 44% .365 .342 1.69 3.95 7.88
2014 CHA MLB 5 0 5.3 9 4 4 1 .261 108 15.2 6.8 1.7 6.8 42% .444 .358 2.44 0.00 10.12
2014 CHR AAA 39 0 59.0 48 29 68 3 .253 113 7.3 4.4 0.5 10.4 53% .294 .217 1.31 0.00 2.14
2015 STO A+ 4 0 4.3 7 2 7 2 .280 110 14.5 4.2 4.2 14.5 38% .455 .395 2.08 7.92 14.54
2015 NAS AAA 8 0 9.3 9 3 8 1 .271 98 8.7 2.9 1.0 7.7 52% .286 .270 1.29 4.24 3.86

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 0.3214 0.3482 0.6923 0.4722 0.2895 0.9412 0.5000 0.3077
Career1120.32140.34820.69230.47220.28950.94120.50.3077

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
2015 OAK $507,500
2014 CHA $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2011Current$507,500
1 yrTotal$507,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 15 d1 year/$0.5075M (2015)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015). Re-signed by Oakland 3/15. DFA by Oakland 8/14/15. Sent outright to Triple-A 8/16/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Contract selected by Chicago White Sox 7/20/14. Claimed by Oakland off waivers from Chicago White Sox 11/4/14.
  • Drafted by Chicago White Sox 2009 (44-1,333) (Auburn).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .455 .500 .636 .397
11 vs R (Multi) .333 .500 .583 .329
18 Split (Multi) .121 .000 .053 .069
19 LgAvg (Multi) .008 .020 .017 .015
30 vs L (2014) .455 .500 .636 .397
31 vs R (2014) .333 .500 .583 .329
38 Split (2014) .121 .000 .053 .069
39 LgAvg (2014) .007 .019 .010 .013

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Taylor Thompson is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: It's the Latest Johan Santana ComebackR.J. Anderson2015-03-02
This article requires BP Premium accessPitching Backward: Perfect Hindsight and Bullpen MismanagementJeff Long2014-11-07
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: August 4, 2014Daniel Rathman2014-08-04


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, Taylor Thompson threw 181 pitches that were 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 relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (91mph) and Sinker (91mph), also mixing in a Splitter (87mph) and Slider (84mph).