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Portrait of Raul Valdes

Raul Valdes PPhillies

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
5 140.3 7 7 2 147 5.13 0
Birth Date11-27-1977
Height5' 11"
Weight190 lbs
BatsL
ThrowsL
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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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
2010 NYN MLB 38 1 58.7 59 27 56 7 .264 90 9.1 4.1 1.1 8.6 34% .310 .311 1.47 4.33 4.91 104 5.60 -0.5
2011 NYA 0 6 0 6.7 8 2 8 1 .262 104 10.8 2.7 1.4 10.8 28% .412 .302 1.50 3.51 2.70 0 0.00 0.0
2011 SLN 0 7 0 5.3 6 4 7 0 .268 94 10.1 6.8 0.0 11.8 47% .400 .286 1.88 3.18 3.38 0 0.00 0.0
2012 PHI MLB 27 1 31.0 18 5 35 3 .256 97 5.2 1.5 0.9 10.2 25% .214 .173 0.74 2.62 2.90 77 2.34 0.9
2013 PHI MLB 17 1 35.0 42 8 37 7 .256 105 10.8 2.1 1.8 9.5 31% .357 .303 1.43 4.36 7.46 97 5.44 -0.3
2014 HOU MLB 8 0 3.7 5 3 4 2 .260 98 12.3 7.4 4.9 9.8 8% .300 .463 2.18 10.52 12.27 106 14.17 -0.4
2011 TOT MLB 13 0 12.0 14 6 15 1 .265 100 10.5 4.5 0.8 11.2 36% .406 .294 1.67 3.36 3.00 90 5.73 -0.1
CareerMLB1033140.31384914720.260968.93.11.39.431%.312.2861.334.045.13965.23-0.5

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
2001 Hab cub 24 23 161.3 166 46 159 10 .000 9.3 2.6 0.6 8.9 0% .329 .000 1.31 3.28 3.12
2002 Hab cub 25 25 163.0 172 60 119 12 .000 9.5 3.3 0.7 6.6 0% .314 .000 1.42 4.02 4.36
2005 WTN AA 5 5 23.0 28 3 18 1 .260 40 11.0 1.2 0.4 7.0 51% .386 .288 1.35 2.87 5.09
2005 IOW AAA 25 17 98.7 135 39 73 7 .278 71 12.3 3.6 0.6 6.7 48% .379 .297 1.76 4.27 5.93
2006 IOW AAA 7 7 32.1 44 11 20 5 .259 103 12.3 3.1 1.4 5.6 45% .355 .317 1.71 5.34 7.57
2007 SLU A+ 3 1 7.3 8 6 5 0 .240 107 9.9 7.4 0.0 6.2 46% .308 .287 1.92 5.23 6.16
2007 BIN AA 20 0 29.3 35 9 28 3 .258 100 10.8 2.8 0.9 8.6 36% .360 .294 1.50 3.81 3.69
2007 GIG Wnt 2 2 8.3 9 3 4 1 .000 9.8 3.3 1.1 4.3 0% .276 .000 1.45 4.72 5.42
2009 azu Wnt 6 2 11.0 11 2 8 0 .000 9.0 1.6 0.0 6.5 0% .314 .000 1.18 2.35 3.27
2010 NYN MLB 38 1 58.7 59 27 56 7 .264 90 9.1 4.1 1.1 8.6 34% .310 .311 1.47 4.33 4.91
2010 BUF AAA 9 7 36.0 34 9 36 3 .251 103 8.5 2.2 0.8 9.0 31% .313 .223 1.19 3.21 3.00
2010 azu Wnt 5 4 22.3 23 6 25 4 .000 9.3 2.4 1.6 10.1 0% .306 .000 1.30 3.98 3.63
2011 NYA MLB 6 0 6.7 8 2 8 1 .262 104 10.8 2.7 1.4 10.8 28% .412 .302 1.50 3.51 2.70
2011 SLN MLB 7 0 5.3 6 4 7 0 .268 94 10.1 6.8 0.0 11.8 47% .400 .286 1.88 3.18 3.38
2011 TRN AA 2 0 1.7 0 0 2 0 .290 85 0.0 0.0 0.0 10.8 0% .000 .077 0.00 1.01 0.00
2011 MEM AAA 27 7 59.0 61 11 62 8 .263 96 9.3 1.7 1.2 9.5 35% .325 .249 1.22 4.21 4.73
2011 SWB AAA 3 0 3.0 5 0 2 0 .248 78 15.0 0.0 0.0 6.0 55% .455 .304 1.67 1.90 0.00
2011 TDE Wnt 11 9 52.0 54 9 52 7 .000 9.3 1.6 1.2 9.0 0% .313 .000 1.21 3.30 5.19
2012 PHI MLB 27 1 31.0 18 5 35 3 .256 97 5.2 1.5 0.9 10.2 25% .214 .173 0.74 2.62 2.90
2012 LEH AAA 16 0 30.0 26 2 41 3 .251 95 7.8 0.6 0.9 12.3 35% .338 .197 0.93 1.92 2.70
2012 TOR Wnt 8 8 32.0 25 10 26 2 .000 7.0 2.8 0.6 7.3 0% .242 .000 1.09 3.23 3.09
2013 PHI MLB 17 1 35.0 42 8 37 7 .256 105 10.8 2.1 1.8 9.5 31% .357 .303 1.43 4.36 7.46
2013 LEH AAA 14 14 78.7 67 22 66 5 .252 101 7.7 2.5 0.6 7.6 35% .272 .222 1.13 3.27 2.86
2014 HOU MLB 8 0 3.7 5 3 4 2 .260 98 12.3 7.4 4.9 9.8 8% .300 .463 2.18 10.52 12.27
2014 BUF AAA 23 12 81.0 84 24 78 9 .255 99 9.3 2.7 1.0 8.7 33% .316 .254 1.33 3.80 4.00
2014 OKL AAA 8 0 10.3 9 0 13 1 .270 93 7.8 0.0 0.9 11.3 38% .286 .235 0.87 2.73 3.48

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
2010 1059 0.4995 0.3928 0.7356 0.5633 0.2226 0.7953 0.5847 0.2644
2011 235 0.4809 0.4000 0.7128 0.5221 0.2869 0.8305 0.5143 0.2872
2012 468 0.4850 0.4274 0.7350 0.6079 0.2573 0.8188 0.5484 0.2650
2013 588 0.5119 0.4490 0.7386 0.5914 0.2997 0.8427 0.5233 0.2614
2014 77 0.5974 0.4286 0.6970 0.6087 0.1613 0.7500 0.4000 0.3030
Career24270.5010.41490.73280.57620.25230.81330.55010.2672

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
2014-02-02 2014-02-02 Off 0 0 Left Knee Surgery 2014-02-14 -
2012-08-31 2012-10-04 15-DL 34 31 Right Knee Surgery Meniscus 2012-09-10 -
2012-07-09 2012-08-06 15-DL 28 21 Right Hip Strain - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 HOU $
2013 PHI $505,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$505,000
3 yrTotal$505,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 85 d1 year/$0.5043M (2014)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5043M (2014). Re-signed by Houston 3/6/14. DFA by Houston 3/27/14. Sent outright to Triple-A 4/2/14. Contract selected by Houston 4/17/14. DFA by Houston 5/4/14. Sent outright to Triple-A by Houston 5/6/14. Acquired by Toronto in trade from Houston 5/19/14. Refused assignment by Toronto 10/4/14.
  • 1 year/$0.505M (2013). Re-signed by Philadelphia 3/13. Claimed by Houston off waivers from Philadelphia 10/2/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by Philadelphia 11/10/11 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Philadelphia 5/11/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Signed by St. Louis as a free agent 11/22/10 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by St. Louis 6/23/11. Claimed off waivers by NY Yankees 8/16/11 after being DFA by St. Louis 8/12/11. Elected free agency 10/11/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Contract purchased by NY Mets 4/11/10. Sent outright to Triple-A by Mets 11/4/10.
  • Signed by NY Mets as a free agent 2007 (minor-league contract).
  • 2006: Independent League
  • Signed by Chicago Cubs as an amateur free agent from Cuba (via Dominican Republic).

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BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessPainting the Black: The Last Shall Be FirstR.J. Anderson2015-02-19
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessCloser Report: Week FiveMauricio Rubio2014-04-29
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Darling Starling Stands By PittsburghR.J. Anderson2014-03-31
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Crain So Good Coulda Swore You Went to CollegeMike Gianella2014-01-02
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Crain So Good Coulda Swore You Went to CollegeR.J. Anderson2014-01-02
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Quiet ClaimsR.J. Anderson2013-10-08
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 20, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-20
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 28, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-28
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 24, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-24
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: May 18th, 2013Clint Chisam2013-05-18
Painting the Black: Pitching BackwardR.J. Anderson2011-04-26
Transaction Analysis: NL East KetchupChristina Kahrl2010-11-30
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Braves, Marlins, MetsChristina Kahrl2010-09-21
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Not Least the NL EastChristina Kahrl2010-07-05
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Blast, or Blasted?Christina Kahrl2010-06-28
This article requires BP Premium accessChecking the Numbers: No Longer the Maine ManEric Seidman2010-06-22
On the Beat: Resurrection Act ReduxJohn Perrotto2010-05-26
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Meet the MetsJay Jaffe2010-05-25
This article requires BP Premium accessChecking the Numbers: Bad Ollie or Worse Ollie?Eric Seidman2010-05-19
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: SenioritisChristina Kahrl2010-04-27
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Captive, O Captive!Christina Kahrl2010-04-13
Game Story: Nats at MetsChristina Kahrl2010-04-11


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, Raul Valdes threw 2,452 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2010 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2014, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (88mph) and Slider (78mph). He also rarely threw a Change (76mph).