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Portrait of Pat Urckfitz

Pat Urckfitz PAstros

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 25)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
54.7 5.35 1.62 36 2 1 1 -0.6
Birth Date7-21-1988
Height6' 4"
Weight200 lbs
Age26 years, 3 months, 4 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2010
2011
2012
2013
-0.62014
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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

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 GRV Rk 15 0 19.3 4.38 108 .227 .268 .349 .404 .271 .261 99 2.8 0.3 2.8 0.3
2009 LEX A 42 0 49.0 5.51 56 .275 .249 .325 .355 .260 .281 89 -6.5 -0.7 -6.5 -0.7
2009 LNC A+ 7 0 8.7 4.74 122 .275 .255 .327 .408 .259 .375 122 1.6 0.2 1.6 0.2
2010 LNC A+ 35 12 104.7 4.73 114 .262 .276 .348 .427 .268 .352 116 21.9 2.2 21.9 2.2
2010 CCH AA 1 1 5.0 3.24 124 .283 .266 .318 .369 .256 .444 95 1.2 0.1 1.2 0.1
2010 afw Wnt 1 0 0.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 PEJ Wnt 9 0 11.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .278 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 LNC A+ 10 0 13.3 2.23 163 .180 .275 .349 .434 .281 .242 108 6.1 0.6 6.1 0.6
2011 CCH AA 31 0 39.0 5.73 92 .301 .268 .337 .413 .256 .326 106 2.0 0.2 1.2 0.0
2011 OKL AAA 4 0 5.7 9.86 45 .435 .298 .364 .487 .271 .517 112 -1.9 -0.2 -1.9 -0.2
2012 LNC A+ 45 0 66.3 4.53 125 .256 .275 .340 .428 .277 .318 110 14.0 1.4 14.0 1.4
2013 CCH AA 40 0 56.3 4.94 94 .254 .252 .317 .378 .254 .288 107 1.4 0.1 1.4 0.1
2013 OKL AAA 10 0 11.0 3.31 132 .248 .265 .338 .406 .266 .412 99 2.7 0.3 2.7 0.3
2014 CCH AA 22 0 27.3 3.82 113 .212 .247 .319 .375 .254 .293 103 3.4 0.4 3.4 0.4
2014 OKL AAA 25 0 26.3 5.39 94 .270 .278 .345 .431 .273 .312 98 1.3 0.1 1.3 0.1

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 GRV Rk 1 0 3 15 0 19.3 13 9 23 1 55% .261 6.1 4.2 0.5 10.7 1.14 1.40 2.8 0.3
2009 LEX A 4 1 13 42 0 49.0 44 13 42 5 47% .281 8.1 2.4 0.9 7.7 1.16 2.57 -6.5 -0.7
2009 LNC A+ 0 1 1 7 0 8.7 9 5 7 0 54% .375 9.3 5.2 0.0 7.2 1.61 4.14 1.6 0.2
2010 afw Wnt 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 0 0 1 0 0% .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 12.9 0.00 0.00 0.0 0.0
2010 PEJ Wnt 1 0 0 9 0 11.7 10 4 8 0 0% .278 7.7 3.1 0.0 6.2 1.20 3.85 0.0 0.0
2010 LNC A+ 5 9 0 35 12 104.7 115 32 103 9 42% .352 9.9 2.8 0.8 8.9 1.40 4.13 21.9 2.2
2010 CCH AA 0 0 0 1 1 5.0 8 1 4 0 44% .444 14.4 1.8 0.0 7.2 1.80 3.60 1.2 0.1
2011 OKL AAA 0 1 0 4 0 5.7 16 6 0 1 47% .517 25.4 9.5 1.6 0.0 3.88 17.47 -1.9 -0.2
2011 CCH AA 1 5 1 31 0 39.0 46 26 31 4 46% .326 10.6 6.0 0.9 7.2 1.85 5.08 1.2 0.0
2011 LNC A+ 0 0 2 10 0 13.3 8 3 17 0 30% .242 5.4 2.0 0.0 11.5 0.82 2.02 6.1 0.6
2012 LNC A+ 0 3 8 45 0 66.3 69 21 62 5 51% .318 9.4 2.8 0.7 8.4 1.36 3.66 14.0 1.4
2013 CCH AA 6 3 7 40 0 56.3 57 20 25 2 64% .288 9.1 3.2 0.3 4.0 1.37 3.20 1.4 0.1
2013 OKL AAA 0 0 0 10 0 11.0 14 2 11 0 71% .412 11.5 1.6 0.0 9.0 1.45 1.64 2.7 0.3
2014 OKL AAA 0 1 0 25 0 26.3 27 15 20 2 56% .312 9.2 5.1 0.7 6.8 1.59 4.10 1.3 0.1
2014 CCH AA 1 1 3 22 0 27.3 24 5 22 0 62% .293 7.9 1.6 0.0 7.2 1.06 1.32 3.4 0.4

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

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2011-07-19 2011-08-02 Minors 14 0 - Not Disclosed - -

Compensation

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Details

2014 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/11/2014 05:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA FRA VORP WARP
90o 2.8 2 1.7 43 3 72.8 68 28 47 7 .269 1.31 4.04 4.4 4.2 0.4
80o 2.5 1.8 1.5 39 3 66.3 66 27 43 7 .283 1.41 4.48 4.87 0.3 0.0
70o 2.2 1.7 1.3 36 3 61.8 65 27 40 7 .294 1.49 4.81 5.22 -2.1 -0.2
60o 2.1 1.6 1.2 34 3 58.1 64 26 38 6 .303 1.56 5.09 5.53 -4.0 -0.4
50o 1.9 1.5 1.1 32 2 54.7 63 26 36 6 .312 1.62 5.36 5.82 -5.5 -0.6
40o 1.7 1.4 1 30 2 51.4 61 25 33 6 .321 1.69 5.63 6.12 -6.8 -0.7
30o 1.6 1.3 0.9 28 2 47.9 60 25 31 6 .330 1.76 5.93 6.45 -8.0 -0.8
20o 1.4 1.2 0.8 26 2 43.9 58 24 29 6 .341 1.85 6.29 6.83 -9.1 -0.9
10o 1.1 1.1 0.6 23 2 38.6 54 22 25 5 .356 1.98 6.80 7.39 -10.2 -1.0
Weighted Mean1.91.51.132254.16225356.3101.615.325.78-5.2-0.5

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2014 Projections)

Playing time estimates are based on performance, not Depth Charts.
Year Age W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP WHIP ERA FRA H/9 BB/9 K/9 HR/9 WARP
20152632242375823252946.3031.514.895.319.83.86.21.1-0.3
20162732241374822950846.3071.494.825.249.93.56.11.0-0.2
20172832244378853154846.3061.494.655.069.83.66.20.9-0.1
20182932243377853054946.3071.494.745.159.93.56.31.1-0.1
20193032242376842953946.3071.494.745.169.93.46.31.1-0.1
20203132241373802750946.3061.474.705.109.93.36.21.1-0.1
20213232139370762548846.3051.454.594.999.83.26.21.0-0.0
20223332137367722346846.3031.434.534.939.73.16.21.10.0
20233422135364692243746.3041.434.564.969.83.16.11.00.0

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
0.20.1out of baseball1.4out of baseball0.91.8

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5 91 Mitch Herold 2011 0.00 DNP
6 91 Stephen Penney 2012 0.00 DNP
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8 91 Zach Dials 2011 0.00 DNP
9 91 Bryson Cox 2010 0.00 DNP
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11 90 Chad Thall 2011 0.00 DNP
12 90 Sean Stidfole 2009 0.00 DNP
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14 90 Adam Bright 2010 0.00 DNP
15 90 Blake Cooper 2013 0.00 DNP
16 90 Tom Boleska 2012 0.00 DNP
17 90 Jeff Ibarra 2013 0.00 DNP
18 89 Dakota Watts 2013 0.00 DNP
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21 89 Brett Butts 2011 0.00 DNP
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23 89 Collin Cargill 2013 0.00 DNP
24 89 Andrew Laughter 2010 0.00 DNP
25 89 Ruben Medina 2012 0.00 DNP
26 89 Brett Jacobson 2012 0.00 DNP
27 89 Zach Samuels 2012 0.00 DNP
28 89 John Church 2012 0.00 DNP
29 89 Neal Frontz 2009 0.00 DNP
30 89 Josh Wilkie 2010 0.00 DNP
31 89 Josh Wahpepah 2010 0.00 DNP
32 89 Daniel Cooper 2012 0.00 DNP
33 89 Adam Liberatore 2012 0.00 DNP
34 88 Stephen Dodson 2011 0.00 DNP
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36 88 Casey Lambert 2011 0.00 DNP
37 88 Joseph Krebs 2010 0.00 DNP
38 88 Trey Barham 2011 0.00 DNP
39 88 Nick Hill 2010 0.00 DNP
40 88 Craig Westcott 2011 0.00 DNP
41 88 Kyle Bellamy 2013 0.00 DNP
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43 88 Mitch Lively 2011 0.00 DNP
44 88 Aidan Lucas 2013 0.00 DNP
45 88 Eddie Camacho 2008 0.00 DNP
46 88 Barret Browning 2010 0.00 DNP
47 87 Brandon Cooney 2011 0.00 DNP
48 87 Eric Marzec 2013 0.00 DNP
49 87 Dumas Garcia 2009 0.00 DNP
50 87 Jesus Delgado 2009 0.00 DNP
51 87 Derrick Loop 2009 0.00 DNP
52 87 Jack Spradlin 2010 0.00 DNP
53 87 Henry Mabee 2011 0.00 DNP
54 87 Julio DePaula 2008 0.00 DNP
55 87 Zachary Ward 2009 0.00 DNP
56 87 Daniel Stange 2011 0.00 DNP
57 87 Edwin Quirarte 2012 0.00 DNP
58 87 Ross Wolf 2008 0.00 DNP
59 87 Tyson Corley 2011 0.00 DNP
60 87 Erik Hamren 2012 0.00 DNP
61 87 Nick DeBarr 2009 0.00 DNP
62 87 Matt Daly 2012 0.00 DNP
63 87 Daniel Turpen 2012 0.00 DNP
64 87 Casey Baron 2010 0.00 DNP
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66 87 Mace Thurman 2012 0.00 DNP
67 86 Andrew Wilson 2013 0.00 DNP
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69 86 Jared Gayhart 2012 0.00 DNP
70 86 Jayson Ruhlman 2010 0.00 DNP
71 86 Dustin Sasser 2011 0.00 DNP
72 86 Ramon Geronimo 2009 0.00 DNP
73 86 Matthew Hauser 2013 0.00 DNP
74 86 Taylor Thompson 2012 0.00 DNP
75 86 Eddie Kunz 2011 0.00 DNP
76 86 Adam Reifer 2011 0.00 DNP
77 86 Coty Woods 2013 0.00 DNP
78 86 John Lujan 2009 0.00 DNP
79 86 Austin Hudson 2013 0.00 DNP
80 86 Abe Woody 2008 0.00 DNP
81 86 Kevin Cravey 2013 0.00 DNP
82 86 Logan Ondrusek 2010 3.84
83 86 Ramon Benjamin 2012 0.00 DNP
84 86 Alex Sogard 2013 0.00 DNP
85 86 Renee Cortez 2008 0.00 DNP
86 86 Colt Hynes 2010 0.00 DNP
87 86 Roy Merritt 2011 0.00 DNP
88 85 Gregory Infante 2013 0.00 DNP
89 85 Franquelis Osoria 2007 5.08
90 85 Matt Avery 2009 0.00 DNP
91 85 Corey Young 2012 0.00 DNP
92 85 Tyler Tufts 2012 0.00 DNP
93 85 Miguel Socolovich 2012 6.06
94 85 Cory Wade 2008 2.78
95 85 Chris Chavez 2010 0.00 DNP
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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Pat Urckfitz has thrown 198 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2010 and 2014, all of them occuring in Fall/Winter Ball. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (92mph) and Slider (85mph), also mixing in a Change (80mph). He also rarely throws a Curve (78mph).