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Anthony Varvaro PBraves

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
5 172.7 7 8 1 142 3.18 0.9
Birth Date10-31-1984
Height6' 0"
Weight190 lbs
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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
2010 SEA 25 4 0 4.0 0.0 4.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 24 6 5 5 2 12 6 6 0 5 11.25 11.55 12.46 -3.1 -0.3
2011 ATL 26 18 0 24.0 0.0 24.0 0 2 0 1 0 0 96 15 7 7 3 26 11 7 0 23 2.62 4.08 4.62 0.3 0.0
2012 ATL 27 12 0 16.7 0.0 16.7 1 1 0 0 0 0 76 16 11 10 2 26 9 8 2 21 5.40 4.16 3.88 1.9 0.2
2013 ATL 28 62 0 73.3 0.0 73.3 3 1 1 2 0 0 306 68 25 23 3 93 25 22 1 43 2.82 3.44 3.53 6.8 0.8
2014 ATL 29 61 0 54.7 0.0 54.7 3 3 0 1 0 0 218 46 18 16 5 73 13 12 0 50 2.63 3.18 3.49 2.5 0.3
Career1570172.70.0172.7781400720151666115230645531423.183.703.918.40.9

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2006 MRN Rk 5 3 11.0 3.95 126 .206 .253 .359 .360 .271 .304 108 3.7 0.4 3.7 0.4
2007 WIS A 22 21 103.7 4.28 100 .259 .258 .329 .376 .263 .305 95 10.3 1.0 10.3 1.0
2008 HDS A+ 30 24 122.7 6.69 73 .318 .273 .345 .415 .272 .362 110 3.1 0.3 3.1 0.3
2009 HDS A+ 8 0 7.7 5.19 115 .288 .258 .336 .401 .263 .391 122 1.5 0.2 1.5 0.2
2009 WTN AA 36 0 54.3 3.76 108 .221 .257 .335 .374 .266 .232 95 5.5 0.6 5.5 0.6
2009 PEJ Wnt 10 0 13.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .275 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 SEA MLB 4 0 4.0 12.46 -85 .412 .258 .329 .397 .260 .364 98 -3.1 -0.3 -3.1 -0.3
2010 WTN AA 31 0 39.3 3.83 114 .231 .259 .339 .390 .265 .260 100 6.5 0.7 6.5 0.7
2010 TAC AAA 19 0 25.7 4.33 111 .286 .278 .351 .431 .268 .326 94 5.0 0.5 5.0 0.5
2011 ATL MLB 18 0 24.0 4.62 84 .223 .258 .321 .396 .265 .203 95 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0
2011 GWN AAA 38 0 59.0 3.55 116 .224 .257 .323 .392 .251 .250 95 10.0 1.0 9.1 0.9
2012 ATL MLB 12 0 16.7 3.88 111 .276 .255 .315 .416 .262 .333 101 1.9 0.2 1.9 0.2
2012 GWN AAA 33 1 44.3 2.73 139 .230 .252 .322 .387 .251 .311 100 12.6 1.2 12.6 1.2
2013 ATL MLB 62 0 73.3 3.53 112 .229 .251 .312 .388 .255 .278 99 6.6 0.7 6.8 0.8
2014 ATL MLB 61 0 54.7 3.49 109 .241 .253 .314 .388 .263 .273 96 2.5 0.3 2.5 0.3

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
2006 MRN Rk 0 2 0 5 3 11.0 7 5 15 0 57% .304 5.7 4.1 0.0 12.3 1.09 1.64 3.7 0.4
2007 WIS A 4 11 1 22 21 103.7 94 51 112 7 50% .305 8.2 4.4 0.6 9.7 1.40 4.69 10.3 1.0
2008 HDS A+ 3 9 0 30 24 122.7 154 82 113 22 42% .362 11.3 6.0 1.6 8.3 1.92 7.11 3.1 0.3
2009 HDS A+ 0 0 4 8 0 7.7 9 6 10 0 57% .391 10.5 7.0 0.0 11.7 1.95 7.01 1.5 0.2
2009 WTN AA 4 3 8 36 0 54.3 30 44 63 1 40% .232 5.0 7.3 0.2 10.4 1.36 2.82 5.5 0.6
2009 PEJ Wnt 1 0 2 10 0 13.3 12 3 11 1 0% .275 8.1 2.0 0.7 7.4 1.13 4.06 0.0 0.0
2010 WTN AA 1 3 9 31 0 39.3 27 21 46 2 42% .260 6.2 4.8 0.5 10.5 1.22 3.21 6.5 0.7
2010 TAC AAA 0 0 0 19 0 25.7 24 14 26 1 47% .326 8.4 4.9 0.4 9.1 1.48 5.25 5.0 0.5
2010 SEA MLB 0 1 0 4 0 4.0 6 6 5 2 46% .364 13.5 13.5 4.5 11.2 3.00 11.25 -3.1 -0.3
2011 GWN AAA 2 8 1 38 0 59.0 37 35 69 3 48% .250 5.6 5.3 0.5 10.5 1.22 2.90 9.1 0.9
2011 ATL MLB 0 2 0 18 0 24.0 15 11 23 3 35% .203 5.6 4.1 1.1 8.6 1.08 2.62 0.3 0.0
2012 GWN AAA 0 2 6 33 1 44.3 39 24 47 1 41% .311 7.9 4.9 0.2 9.5 1.42 2.23 12.6 1.2
2012 ATL MLB 1 1 0 12 0 16.7 16 9 21 2 43% .333 8.6 4.9 1.1 11.3 1.50 5.40 1.9 0.2
2013 ATL MLB 3 1 1 62 0 73.3 68 25 43 3 48% .278 8.3 3.1 0.4 5.3 1.27 2.82 6.8 0.8
2014 ATL MLB 3 3 0 61 0 54.7 46 13 50 5 50% .273 7.6 2.1 0.8 8.2 1.08 2.63 2.5 0.3

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 94 0.4574 0.3656 0.8529 0.5814 0.1765 0.9200 0.6667 0.1471
2011 377 0.4987 0.4483 0.7574 0.6117 0.2857 0.8348 0.5926 0.2426
2012 317 0.4763 0.4511 0.7413 0.6556 0.2651 0.7980 0.6136 0.2587
2013 1094 0.5064 0.4730 0.8259 0.6769 0.2630 0.8933 0.6479 0.1741
2014 895 0.5162 0.5106 0.8246 0.6732 0.3349 0.8939 0.6759 0.1754
Career27770.50340.47560.80740.66120.28660.87560.64610.1926

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2012-03-26 2012-04-26 15-DL 31 19 Right Chest Recovery From Strain Pectoral Muscle - -
2012-03-24 2012-03-26 Camp 2 0 Right Chest Strain Pectoral Muscle - -
2007-06-20 2007-07-08 Minors 18 0 Right Elbow Strain -
2005-06-27 2005-09-01 Minors 66 0 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2005-06-27 -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2015 BOS $
2014 ATL $515,000
2013 ATL $490,000
2012 ATL $481,250
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$971,250
2011Current$515,000
3 yrPvs + Cur$1,486,250
3 yrTotal$1,486,250

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 121 d1 year/$0.515M (2014)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.515M (2014). Re-signed by Atlanta 2/25/14. Acquired by Boston in trade 12/17/14 after being DFA by Atlanta 12/15/14.
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013). Re-signed by Atlanta 2/27/13.
  • 1 year/$481,250 (2012). Re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/12.
  • 2011. Claimed by Atlanta off waivers 1/13/11 after being DFA by Seattle 1/3/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Contract purchased by Seattle 11/20/09. Re-signed by Seattle 2/26/10.
  • Drafted 2005 (12-353) (St. John's).

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BP Articles

Anthony Varvaro is referenced in the following articles.

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This article requires BP Premium accessPitching Backward: Designing A Bullpen Usage CritiqueJeff Long2014-11-14
This article requires BP Premium accessPitching Backward: Perfect Hindsight and Bullpen MismanagementJeff Long2014-11-07
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Wren's EndR.J. Anderson2014-09-23
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: July 23, 2014Daniel Rathman2014-07-23
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Weekend Wrap-Up, 7/7Daniel Rathman2014-07-07
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Single's Going SteadyR.J. Anderson2014-06-03
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 Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief PitchersBen Murphy2014-03-07
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: NLDS Preview: Dodgers at BravesDaniel Rathman2013-10-03
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 31, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-31
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Wheeling and DealingDaniel Rathman2013-06-19
This article requires BP Premium accessOverthinking It: The Most Surprising Team Performances So FarBen Lindbergh2013-06-18
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessBullpen Report: Buyers and SellersMike Gianella2013-06-13
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessBullpen Report: A Test of Wil'Mike Gianella2013-06-06
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessBullpen Report: Movin' on UpMike Gianella2013-05-30
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessBullpen Report: Introducing TiersMike Gianella2013-05-23
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessBullpen Report: Boston BluesMike Gianella2013-05-09
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Haranging AroundR.J. Anderson2013-04-12
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: April 11, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-11
Minor League Update: Games of March 7, 2013Jason Martinez2013-03-08
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Getting Caught Up Before Opening DayR.J. Anderson2012-04-05
This article requires BP Premium accessCollateral Damage: How Much Pain Could the Doctor (Up)Chuck?Stephani Bee2012-04-04
This article requires BP Premium accessCollateral Damage: How Much Pain Could the Doctor (Up)Chuck?Corey Dawkins2012-04-04
Collateral Damage: The Tommy John BrotherhoodStephani Bee2012-03-26
Collateral Damage: The Tommy John BrotherhoodCorey Dawkins2012-03-26
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Catching Up with NL ContendersBen Lindbergh2011-08-16
Transaction Analysis: Votto's Extension and Being Young in New YorkChristina Kahrl2011-01-18
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Bartlett's Price QuoteChristina Kahrl2011-01-11
Transaction Analysis: Western Divisions BackfillChristina Kahrl2010-11-20
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Top 11 Review: AL WestKevin Goldstein2010-10-01


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Anthony Varvaro has thrown 2,873 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2009 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (93mph) and Curve (81mph), also mixing in a Change (86mph).