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Michael Tonkin PTwins

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2014 Rest-of-Season Projections (seasonal age 24)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date11-19-1989
Height6' 7"
Weight220 lbs
Age24 years, 9 months, 30 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
2011
2012
0.32013
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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
2013 MIN 23 9 0 11.3 0.0 11.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 47 9 6 1 0 12 3 3 0 10 0.79 2.10 2.10 2.6 0.3
2014 MIN 24 21 0 16.7 0.0 16.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 76 19 12 9 2 28 6 6 2 15 4.86 4.35 5.20 0.5 0.0
Career30028.00.028.0000000123281810240992253.213.443.943.00.3

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
2008 TWI Rk 6 1 11.0 5.50 64 .251 .264 .334 .339 .258 .289 87 -0.2 -0.0 -0.2 -0.0
2009 TWI Rk 11 9 54.7 3.60 106 .279 .234 .306 .319 .248 .340 82 2.7 0.3 2.7 0.3
2010 BLT A 13 12 65.0 5.45 87 .279 .264 .341 .396 .263 .315 105 2.8 0.3 2.8 0.3
2010 ELZ Rk 10 0 25.0 3.73 115 .197 .261 .309 .392 .268 .221 97 4.9 0.5 4.9 0.5
2011 BLT A 48 3 76.7 4.03 105 .269 .248 .319 .365 .262 .338 93 5.8 0.6 5.8 0.6
2012 BLT A 22 0 39.0 2.69 142 .197 .250 .317 .380 .259 .311 100 11.3 1.1 11.3 1.1
2012 FTM A+ 22 0 30.3 3.03 135 .224 .250 .317 .362 .241 .324 104 7.6 0.8 7.6 0.8
2012 PER Wnt 10 0 14.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .171 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 MIN MLB 9 0 11.3 2.10 151 .216 .274 .338 .432 .288 .265 99 2.6 0.3 2.6 0.3
2013 NBR AA 22 0 24.3 2.00 156 .251 .256 .334 .389 .269 .313 100 9.0 1.0 9.0 1.0
2013 ROC AAA 30 0 32.7 3.79 117 .244 .260 .324 .399 .257 .330 105 5.7 0.6 5.7 0.6
2014 MIN MLB 21 0 16.7 5.20 91 .284 .249 .304 .373 .250 .340 114 0.5 0.0 0.5 0.0
2014 ROC AAA 39 0 45.0 3.28 130 .220 .264 .331 .394 .253 .305 104 10.4 1.0 10.4 1.0

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
2008 TWI Rk 0 1 0 6 1 11.0 10 3 8 0 56% .289 8.2 2.5 0.0 6.5 1.18 3.27 -0.2 -0.0
2009 TWI Rk 3 4 0 11 9 54.7 55 9 60 2 55% .340 9.0 1.5 0.3 9.9 1.17 3.62 2.7 0.3
2010 ELZ Rk 1 0 1 10 0 25.0 18 4 26 1 56% .221 6.5 1.4 0.4 9.4 0.88 1.08 4.9 0.5
2010 BLT A 3 6 0 13 12 65.0 76 18 40 7 47% .315 10.5 2.5 1.0 5.5 1.45 4.29 2.8 0.3
2011 BLT A 4 3 2 48 3 76.7 82 24 69 3 57% .338 9.6 2.8 0.4 8.1 1.38 3.87 5.8 0.6
2012 PER Wnt 1 0 0 10 0 14.7 8 3 7 1 0% .171 4.9 1.8 0.6 4.3 0.75 2.45 0.0 0.0
2012 FTM A+ 1 1 6 22 0 30.3 24 11 44 2 37% .324 7.1 3.3 0.6 13.1 1.15 2.97 7.6 0.8
2012 BLT A 3 0 6 22 0 39.0 29 9 53 1 55% .311 6.7 2.1 0.2 12.2 0.97 1.38 11.3 1.1
2013 NBR AA 1 2 7 22 0 24.3 21 8 30 0 60% .313 7.8 3.0 0.0 11.1 1.19 2.22 9.0 1.0
2013 MIN MLB 0 0 0 9 0 11.3 9 3 10 0 44% .265 7.1 2.4 0.0 7.9 1.06 0.79 2.6 0.3
2013 ROC AAA 1 2 14 30 0 32.7 33 8 36 3 49% .330 9.1 2.2 0.8 9.9 1.26 4.41 5.7 0.6
2014 MIN MLB 0 0 0 21 0 16.7 19 6 15 2 54% .340 10.3 3.2 1.1 8.1 1.50 4.86 0.5 0.0
2014 ROC AAA 3 4 10 39 0 45.0 41 12 46 2 48% .305 8.2 2.4 0.4 9.2 1.18 2.80 10.4 1.0

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
2013 173 0.5723 0.4566 0.8608 0.6162 0.2432 0.9180 0.6667 0.1392
2014 295 0.5322 0.4610 0.8382 0.5924 0.3116 0.8925 0.7209 0.1618
Career4680.5470.45940.84660.60120.28630.90190.70090.1534

Injury History

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

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 MIN $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 28 d1 year/$0.5025M (2014)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5025M (2014). Re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14.
  • 2013. Contract purchased by Minnesota 11/20/12.
  • Drafted by Minnesota 2008 (30-906) (Palmdale HS, Calif.).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .160 .250 .240 .201
11 vs R (Multi) .263 .263 .316 .216
18 Split (Multi) -.103 -.013 -.076 -.015
19 LgAvg (Multi) .010 .024 .026 .019
30 vs L (2013) .160 .250 .240 .201
31 vs R (2013) .263 .263 .316 .216
38 Split (2013) -.103 -.013 -.076 -.015
39 LgAvg (2013) .010 .022 .028 .019

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BP Articles

Michael Tonkin is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief PitchersBen Murphy2014-03-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief PitchersIan Lefkowitz2014-03-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief PitchersJared Weiss2014-03-07
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Minnesota Twins Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2013-11-18
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 9, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-09
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 24, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-24
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 21, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-21
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 14, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-14
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 10, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-10
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Ten AL Prospects Who Could Start the Season in the MajorsJason Martinez2013-01-02
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Minnesota Twins Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2012-11-15
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Midwest League All-Star Game: Random ThoughtsKevin Goldstein2012-06-21


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Michael Tonkin has thrown 470 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 Sinker (95mph), also mixing in a Slider (84mph) and Fourseam Fastball (95mph). He also rarely throws a Change (88mph).