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2016 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 31)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date10-31-1984
Height6' 0"
Weight190 lbs
Age31 years, 10 months, 30 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
0.12012
-0.12013
0.72014
0.02015
0.02016
DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
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 W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2010 SEA MLB 4 0 4.0 0 1 0 6 6 5 2 .260 98 13.5 13.5 4.5 11.2 46% .364 .412 3.00 11.55 11.25 107 5.60 -0.0
2011 ATL MLB 18 0 24.0 0 2 0 15 11 23 3 .265 95 5.6 4.1 1.1 8.6 35% .203 .223 1.08 4.08 2.62 105 4.38 0.1
2012 ATL MLB 12 0 16.7 1 1 0 16 9 21 2 .262 101 8.6 4.9 1.1 11.3 43% .333 .276 1.50 4.16 5.40 100 4.11 0.1
2013 ATL MLB 62 0 73.3 3 1 1 68 25 43 3 .255 99 8.3 3.1 0.4 5.3 48% .278 .229 1.27 3.44 2.82 115 4.73 -0.1
2014 ATL MLB 61 0 54.7 3 3 0 46 13 50 5 .263 95 7.6 2.1 0.8 8.2 50% .273 .242 1.08 3.18 2.63 91 3.49 0.7
2015 BOS MLB 9 0 11.0 0 1 0 14 6 8 0 .257 112 11.5 4.9 0.0 6.5 49% .378 .276 1.82 3.29 4.09 109 4.61 0.0
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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 W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA
2006 MRN Rk 5 3 11.0 0 2 0 7 5 15 0 .271 108 5.7 4.1 0.0 12.3 57% .304 .206 1.09 3.45 1.64 90 3.25
2007 WIS A 22 21 103.7 4 11 1 94 51 112 7 .263 95 8.2 4.4 0.6 9.7 50% .305 .259 1.40 3.76 4.69 99 4.55
2008 HDS A+ 30 24 122.7 3 9 0 154 82 113 22 .272 110 11.3 6.0 1.6 8.3 42% .362 .318 1.92 6.59 7.11 124 8.07
2009 HDS A+ 8 0 7.7 0 0 4 9 6 10 0 .263 122 10.5 7.0 0.0 11.7 57% .391 .288 1.95 3.51 7.01 95 3.14
2009 WTN AA 36 0 54.3 4 3 8 30 44 63 1 .266 95 5.0 7.3 0.2 10.4 40% .232 .221 1.36 3.78 2.82 102 5.00
2009 PEJ Wnt 10 0 13.3 1 0 2 12 3 11 1 .000 8.1 2.0 0.7 7.4 0% .275 .000 1.13 4.24 4.06 0 0.00
2010 SEA MLB 4 0 4.0 0 1 0 6 6 5 2 .260 98 13.5 13.5 4.5 11.2 46% .364 .412 3.00 11.55 11.25 107 5.60
2010 WTN AA 31 0 39.3 1 3 9 27 21 46 2 .265 100 6.2 4.8 0.5 10.5 42% .260 .231 1.22 3.31 3.21 0 0.00
2010 TAC AAA 19 0 25.7 0 0 0 24 14 26 1 .268 94 8.4 4.9 0.4 9.1 47% .326 .286 1.48 4.17 5.25 0 0.00
2011 ATL MLB 18 0 24.0 0 2 0 15 11 23 3 .265 95 5.6 4.1 1.1 8.6 35% .203 .223 1.08 4.08 2.62 105 4.38
2011 GWN AAA 38 0 59.0 2 8 1 37 35 69 3 .251 95 5.6 5.3 0.5 10.5 48% .250 .224 1.22 3.44 2.90 90 2.72
2012 ATL MLB 12 0 16.7 1 1 0 16 9 21 2 .262 101 8.6 4.9 1.1 11.3 43% .333 .276 1.50 4.16 5.40 100 4.11
2012 GWN AAA 33 1 44.3 0 2 6 39 24 47 1 .251 100 7.9 4.9 0.2 9.5 41% .311 .230 1.42 3.02 2.23 89 3.04
2013 ATL MLB 62 0 73.3 3 1 1 68 25 43 3 .255 99 8.3 3.1 0.4 5.3 48% .278 .229 1.27 3.44 2.82 115 4.73
2014 ATL MLB 61 0 54.7 3 3 0 46 13 50 5 .263 95 7.6 2.1 0.8 8.2 50% .273 .242 1.08 3.18 2.63 91 3.49
2015 BOS MLB 9 0 11.0 0 1 0 14 6 8 0 .257 112 11.5 4.9 0.0 6.5 49% .378 .276 1.82 3.29 4.09 109 4.61
2016 PAW AAA 18 0 28.7 3 2 1 21 13 31 2 .250 6.6 4.1 0.6 9.7 53% .260 .256 1.19 3.27 2.83 90 2.87

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 93 0.5161 0.3656 0.8235 0.5000 0.2222 0.8750 0.7000 0.1765
2011 377 0.4801 0.4403 0.7349 0.5967 0.2959 0.7870 0.6379 0.2651
2012 317 0.4858 0.4479 0.7324 0.6753 0.2331 0.7885 0.5789 0.2676
2013 1091 0.5170 0.4711 0.8191 0.6507 0.2789 0.8828 0.6599 0.1809
2014 893 0.5118 0.5028 0.7862 0.6761 0.3211 0.8608 0.6214 0.2138
2015 197 0.4569 0.3959 0.7949 0.5556 0.2617 0.8800 0.6429 0.2051
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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
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
2016 BOS $
2015 BOS $576,500
2014 ATL $515,000
2013 ATL $490,000
2012 ATL $481,250
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$2,062,750
4 yrTotal$2,062,750

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 121 d1 year (2016)

Details
  • 1 year (2016). Re-signed by Boston as a free agent 12/15/15 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.5765M (2015). Re-signed by Boston 3/8/15. Claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers 5/3/15 after being DFA by Boston 4/29/15. DFA by Chicago Cubs 5/6/15. Sent outright to Triple-A 5/8/15. Returned by Chicago Cubs to Boston 5/24/15. Refused assignment, elected free agency 11/20/15.
  • 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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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .198 .253 .311 .208
11 vs R (Multi) .284 .350 .404 .271
18 Split (Multi) -.087 -.097 -.093 -.063
19 LgAvg (Multi) .009 .023 .019 .016
30 vs L (2015) .263 .300 .368 .233
31 vs R (2015) .346 .452 .462 .304
38 Split (2015) -.083 -.152 -.093 -.071
39 LgAvg (2015) .009 .024 .022 .017

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, Anthony Varvaro threw 3,125 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2009 and 2015, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2015, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (92mph) and Curve (80mph), also mixing in a Change (85mph).