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Portrait of Esmerling Vasquez

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 30)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date11-7-1983
Height6' 1"
Weight200 lbs
Age30 years, 10 months, 9 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
-0.72010
-0.02011
-0.12012
2013
0.12014
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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
2009 ARI 25 53 0 53.0 0.0 53.0 3 3 0 4 0 0 238 52 27 26 4 78 29 27 3 45 4.42 4.15 4.74 1.5 0.2
2010 ARI 26 57 0 53.7 0.0 53.7 1 6 0 2 0 0 240 46 32 31 6 74 38 35 6 55 5.20 4.97 5.80 -5.5 -0.7
2011 ARI 27 31 0 30.3 0.0 30.3 1 1 0 2 0 0 132 27 16 14 2 40 13 11 4 20 4.15 4.21 4.78 -0.4 -0.0
2012 MIN 28 6 6 31.7 31.7 0.0 0 2 0 0 1 0 141 32 20 20 2 44 19 19 1 14 5.68 4.88 5.88 -1.0 -0.1
Career1476168.731.7137.051208107511579591142369992141344.864.565.29-5.3-0.6

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
2004 YAK A- 5 0 5.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .450 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 MSO Rk 19 0 30.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .284 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 SBN A 53 0 71.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.459 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 LNC A+ 34 18 117.1 5.06 94 .257 .277 .354 .423 .291 .432 83 26.9 2.7 26.9 2.7
2007 MOB AA 29 29 165.3 3.96 110 .228 .253 .328 .378 .261 .267 97 22.3 2.3 26.8 3.0
2007 SUR Wnt 8 0 7.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .222 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2008 TUC AAA 24 15 83.0 8.10 64 .276 .274 .349 .444 .260 .278 118 -2.2 -0.2 -0.5 0.0
2009 ARI MLB 53 0 53.0 4.74 94 .255 .257 .323 .401 .257 .306 99 1.5 0.2 1.5 0.2
2009 RNO AAA 6 0 9.7 2.19 163 .171 .284 .356 .451 .271 .269 122 4.1 0.4 4.1 0.4
2009 EST Wnt 2 0 2.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 ARI MLB 57 0 53.7 5.80 62 .279 .262 .331 .417 .273 .296 96 -5.3 -0.6 -5.5 -0.7
2010 RNO AAA 1 0 1.0 2.36 144 .180 .255 .361 .444 .280 .333 82 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0
2011 ARI MLB 31 0 30.3 4.78 86 .258 .248 .318 .387 .259 .269 101 -0.4 -0.0 -0.4 -0.0
2011 RNO AAA 23 0 27.7 6.58 103 .255 .280 .349 .438 .263 .287 120 3.1 0.3 3.1 0.3
2011 EST Wnt 12 0 9.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .241 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 MIN MLB 6 6 31.7 5.88 75 .269 .256 .316 .402 .255 .286 106 -1.0 -0.1 -1.0 -0.1
2012 ROC AAA 31 8 100.3 4.61 96 .221 .260 .333 .397 .256 .263 96 4.5 0.5 4.5 0.5

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
2004 MSO Rk 3 2 5 19 0 30.7 22 21 33 1 0% .284 6.4 6.2 0.3 9.7 1.40 3.52 0.0 0.0
2004 YAK A- 0 0 1 5 0 5.7 10 0 7 1 0% .450 15.8 0.0 1.6 11.1 1.75 6.32 0.0 0.0
2005 SBN A 6 4 3 53 0 71.7 63 47 79 2 0% -.459 7.9 5.9 0.3 9.9 1.53 3.64 0.0 0.0
2006 LNC A+ 4 9 0 34 18 117.1 129 51 115 9 54% .432 9.9 3.9 0.7 8.8 1.54 5.92 26.9 2.7
2007 MOB AA 10 6 0 29 29 165.3 125 60 151 11 47% .267 6.8 3.3 0.6 8.2 1.12 2.99 26.8 3.0
2007 SUR Wnt 0 0 0 8 0 7.7 4 7 7 0 0% .222 4.7 8.2 0.0 8.2 1.43 2.34 0.0 0.0
2008 TUC AAA 3 6 0 24 15 83.0 79 73 57 11 37% .278 8.6 7.9 1.2 6.2 1.83 6.72 -0.5 0.0
2009 ARI MLB 3 3 0 53 0 53.0 52 29 45 4 44% .306 8.8 4.9 0.7 7.6 1.53 4.42 1.5 0.2
2009 EST Wnt 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 0 0 2 0 0% .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 0.00 0.00 0.0 0.0
2009 RNO AAA 0 0 1 6 0 9.7 7 3 9 0 42% .269 6.5 2.8 0.0 8.4 1.03 0.93 4.1 0.4
2010 ARI MLB 1 6 0 57 0 53.7 46 38 55 6 33% .296 7.7 6.4 1.0 9.2 1.57 5.20 -5.5 -0.7
2010 RNO AAA 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 1 0 1 0 33% .333 9.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 1.00 0.00 0.3 0.0
2011 EST Wnt 1 1 0 12 0 9.0 7 7 5 0 0% .241 7.0 7.0 0.0 5.0 1.56 3.00 0.0 0.0
2011 ARI MLB 1 1 0 31 0 30.3 27 13 20 2 36% .269 8.0 3.9 0.6 5.9 1.32 4.15 -0.4 -0.0
2011 RNO AAA 2 2 0 23 0 27.7 26 21 26 3 24% .287 8.5 6.8 1.0 8.5 1.70 6.18 3.1 0.3
2012 MIN MLB 0 2 0 6 6 31.7 32 19 14 2 34% .286 9.1 5.4 0.6 4.0 1.61 5.68 -1.0 -0.1
2012 ROC AAA 9 6 0 31 8 100.3 74 39 98 8 39% .263 6.6 3.5 0.7 8.8 1.13 2.78 4.5 0.5

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
2009 930 0.4914 0.4688 0.7431 0.6893 0.2558 0.8000 0.5950 0.2569
2010 996 0.4448 0.4111 0.7518 0.5892 0.2640 0.8238 0.6233 0.2457
2011 493 0.4909 0.4523 0.8430 0.6612 0.2510 0.8938 0.7143 0.1570
2012 546 0.4890 0.4341 0.8059 0.5843 0.2903 0.8974 0.6296 0.1941
Career29650.47520.44030.77420.63170.26410.84150.63070.225

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2007-11-14 2007-11-14 WIN 0 0 Right Shoulder Cartilage Injury Labrum -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2010 ARI $404,500
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$404,500
1 yrTotal$404,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 66 d1 year (2012)

Details
  • 1 year (2012). Sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 2/13/12. Contract purchased by Minnesota 9/1/12. Sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 10/24/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Re-signed by Arizona 3/11. Claimed by Minnesota off waivers 9/27/11 after being DFA by Arizona 9/23/11.
  • 1 year/$0.4045M (2010). Re-signed by Arizona 3/11/10.
  • 1 year (2009). Re-signed by Arizona 3/3/09.
  • 1 year (2008). Contract purchased by Arizona 11/20/07. Re-signed by Arizona 3/9/08.
  • Signed 2003 as amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic.

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Esmerling Vasquez is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessSkewed Left: Bayes and the Hit By PitchZachary Levine2013-06-13
Transaction Analysis Blog: The Return of BrazobanR.J. Anderson2011-06-29
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Perspective: Are the D'Backs for Real?Mike Petriello2011-06-16
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Westward Huh?Jay Jaffe2011-06-01
This article requires BP Premium accessOverthinking It: Raising ArizonaBen Lindbergh2011-04-28
BP Unfiltered: Depth Charts HotlineSky Kalkman2011-03-14
GM for a Day: Arizona DiamondbacksKen Funck2010-10-13
Relief Corpse: Salvaging the Diamondbacks' BullpenRodger A. Payne2010-09-14
Relief Corpse: Salvaging the Diamondbacks' BullpenChase Gharrity2010-09-14
Relief Corpse: Salvaging the Diamondbacks' BullpenRodger A. Payne2010-09-14
BP Unfiltered: The Paper Trail of June 1John Perrotto2010-06-01
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: National League RoundupChristina Kahrl2010-04-23
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Weekend RoundupChristina Kahrl2010-04-18
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Turn of the Screw, NLChristina Kahrl2010-04-04
BP Unfiltered: UPDATED NL Projected Opening Day RostersJohn Perrotto2010-04-01
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: The Underachieving Class of 2009Jay Jaffe2009-09-23
Transaction Analysis: The Mess in the WestChristina Kahrl2009-04-30
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Diamondbacks Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2008-01-11


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Esmerling Vasquez threw 3,034 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2009 and 2012, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2012, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (92mph) and Change (83mph), also mixing in a Slider (79mph), Sinker (90mph) and Curve (75mph).