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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 27)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date5-10-1987
Height6' 0"
Weight170 lbs
Age27 years, 6 months, 15 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
-0.22011
1.02012
-0.32013
0.02014
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
2011 DET 24 16 0 16.0 0.0 16.0 1 1 0 0 0 0 77 21 12 12 3 33 10 8 0 14 6.75 5.62 6.70 -1.6 -0.2
2012 DET 25 50 0 54.7 0.0 54.7 3 5 0 0 0 0 226 38 20 16 3 56 28 25 1 66 2.63 2.94 3.47 9.8 1.0
2013 BOS 26 1 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0.00 0.00 4572.53 -0.9 -0.1
2013 DET 26 7 0 4.3 0.0 4.3 0 2 0 1 0 0 28 8 10 10 1 15 8 8 0 6 20.77 8.84 8.79 -2.2 -0.2
Career74075.00.075.0480100332674238710447421864.563.854.545.00.5

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
2011 DET MLB 16 0 16.0 6.70 58 .316 .248 .310 .381 .251 .367 106 -1.6 -0.2 -1.6 -0.2
2011 TOL AAA 17 10 66.0 6.14 67 .268 .265 .334 .402 .255 .289 95 -7.3 -0.7 -7.3 -0.7
2011 ORI Wnt 26 0 27.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .326 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 DET MLB 50 0 54.7 3.47 126 .224 .260 .323 .407 .262 .276 106 9.8 1.0 9.8 1.0
2012 TOL AAA 8 0 14.0 2.60 142 .161 .255 .324 .399 .249 .200 103 4.3 0.4 4.3 0.4
2012 ORI Wnt 3 0 3.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .111 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 BOS MLB 1 0 0.0 4572.53 -109663 .577 .000 .351 .000 .271 .000 97 -0.9 -0.1 -0.9 -0.1
2013 DET MLB 7 0 4.3 8.79 -11 .475 .249 .314 .402 .264 .538 97 -2.2 -0.2 -2.2 -0.2
2013 LOW A- 2 0 2.7 2.09 147 .100 .244 .318 .354 .267 .167 98 0.7 0.1 0.7 0.1
2013 PAW AAA 5 0 5.3 3.30 123 .186 .254 .317 .369 .246 .273 98 0.8 0.1 0.8 0.1
2013 TOL AAA 28 0 34.3 4.08 103 .256 .255 .328 .391 .255 .321 96 2.8 0.3 2.8 0.3
2014 PAW AAA 9 0 10.0 4.45 95 .243 .272 .340 .401 .260 .182 94 0.5 0.1 0.5 0.1
2014 RSX Rk 3 1 4.0 3.97 117 .186 .246 .322 .335 .250 .375 99 1.1 0.1 1.1 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
2011 ORI Wnt 4 2 0 26 0 27.3 32 11 12 2 0% .326 10.5 3.6 0.7 4.0 1.57 4.61 0.0 0.0
2011 TOL AAA 3 5 0 17 10 66.0 65 29 40 6 46% .289 8.9 4.0 0.8 5.5 1.42 5.05 -7.3 -0.7
2011 DET MLB 1 1 0 16 0 16.0 21 10 14 3 42% .367 11.8 5.6 1.7 7.9 1.94 6.75 -1.6 -0.2
2012 DET MLB 3 5 0 50 0 54.7 38 28 66 3 32% .276 6.3 4.6 0.5 10.9 1.21 2.63 9.8 1.0
2012 TOL AAA 0 0 1 8 0 14.0 5 7 22 1 71% .200 3.2 4.5 0.6 14.1 0.86 1.29 4.3 0.4
2012 ORI Wnt 0 0 0 3 0 3.0 1 1 1 0 0% .111 3.0 3.0 0.0 3.0 0.67 0.00 0.0 0.0
2013 LOW A- 0 0 0 2 0 2.7 1 0 3 0 67% .167 3.4 0.0 0.0 10.1 0.38 0.00 0.7 0.1
2013 PAW AAA 0 1 1 5 0 5.3 3 4 6 0 55% .273 5.1 6.8 0.0 10.1 1.31 1.69 0.8 0.1
2013 TOL AAA 2 2 1 28 0 34.3 26 26 41 0 49% .321 6.8 6.8 0.0 10.7 1.51 3.15 2.8 0.3
2013 BOS MLB 0 0 0 1 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0% .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.00 0.00 -0.9 -0.1
2013 DET MLB 0 2 0 7 0 4.3 8 8 6 1 50% .538 16.6 16.6 2.1 12.5 3.69 20.77 -2.2 -0.2
2014 RSX Rk 0 0 0 3 1 4.0 3 1 6 0 38% .375 6.8 2.2 0.0 13.5 1.00 0.00 1.1 0.1
2014 PAW AAA 1 0 1 9 0 10.0 4 12 12 0 23% .182 3.6 10.8 0.0 10.8 1.60 5.40 0.5 0.1

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
2011 310 0.5065 0.4613 0.8182 0.6242 0.2941 0.8878 0.6667 0.1818
2012 931 0.4930 0.4801 0.7556 0.6449 0.3178 0.8041 0.6600 0.2444
2013 133 0.4135 0.3759 0.7800 0.5273 0.2692 0.7931 0.7619 0.2200
Career13740.48840.46580.77210.62880.30770.82190.67140.2279

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-08-24 - Minors - - Right Elbow Inflammation -
2014-04-14 2014-08-05 Minors 113 0 - Not Disclosed - -
2013-07-13 2013-08-14 Minors 32 0 Right Thumb Sprain - -
2012-12-15 2012-12-15 WIN 0 0 Right Elbow Soreness - -
2012-08-13 2012-08-18 DTD 5 4 Right Elbow Inflammation Flexor Pronator Mass - -
2012-07-08 2012-07-17 DTD 9 5 - Neck Strain - -
2011-07-27 2011-08-13 Minors 17 15 Right Shoulder Soreness - -
2010-06-16 2010-06-27 Minors 11 0 Right Trunk Strain Rib Cage -
2009-05-14 2009-06-10 Minors 27 0 Abdomen Strain Oblique -
2007-06-20 2007-08-28 Minors 69 0 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2007-06-26

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 BOS $
2013 DET $502,500
2011 DET $414,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$916,500
3 yrTotal$916,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 84 d2014

Details
  • 2014. DFA by Boston 1/22/14. Sent outright to Triple-A 2/3/14.
  • 1 year/$0.5025M (2013). Re-signed by Detroit 2/22/13. Acquired by Boston in three-way trade from Detroit 7/30/13 (Jake Peavy deal).
  • 1 year (2012). Re-signed by Detroit 2/14/12.
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011). Contract purchased by Detroit 11/19/10. Re-signed by Detroit 3/11.
  • Signed by Detroit as an amateur free agent from Venezuela.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .301 .432 .484 .326
11 vs R (Multi) .222 .328 .350 .255
18 Split (Multi) .079 .104 .134 .071
19 LgAvg (Multi) .010 .024 .026 .019
30 vs L (2013) .714 .750 1.143 .592
31 vs R (2013) .273 .550 .636 .431
38 Split (2013) .442 .200 .506 .161
39 LgAvg (2013) .010 .022 .028 .019

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BP Articles

Brayan Villarreal is referenced in the following articles.

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The Lineup Card: Ten Players Who Could Back into World Series RingsBaseball Prospectus2013-10-02
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 26, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-26
BP Unfiltered: On the Improbability of Marco Scutaro's Walk-Off WalkBen Lindbergh2013-08-21
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 20, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-20
This article requires BP Premium accessOverthinking It: Trade Deadline TakeawaysBen Lindbergh2013-08-01
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week 18Mike Gianella2013-08-01
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week 18Bret Sayre2013-08-01
BP Unfiltered: The 2013 Trade Deadline Transaction Analysis ThreadBaseball Prospectus2013-07-31
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 31, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-31
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Breaking Down the Three-Team TradeBen Lindbergh2013-07-31
This article requires BP Premium accessOverthinking It: Why Jose Valverde is Still Getting Saves for DetroitBen Lindbergh2013-04-25
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: April 24, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-24
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: April 11, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-11
BP Unfiltered: Jim Leyland, Joaquin Benoit, and Bouncing BackBen Lindbergh2013-03-28
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Detroit Tigers Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2013-02-05
This article requires BP Premium accessPebble Hunting: The Wildest Outings of 2012Sam Miller2013-01-25
This article requires BP Premium accessPebble Hunting: The Year in Pitchers Not Getting Focal DystoniaSam Miller2013-01-21
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This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Beat: Scoresheet Supplemental Draft TipsRob McQuown2011-04-15
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Detroit Tigers Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2011-01-13


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2012-08-07 13:00:00 (link to chat)Odds Bruce Rondon enters 2013 as the Tigers' closer. Joaquin Benoit seems to love the 8th. Brayan Villarreal a possibility?
(RationalSportsFan from detroit)
I'd be shocked to see him open camp in a closer role, or even in the big leagues. (Kevin Goldstein)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Brayan Villarreal threw 1,362 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2011 and 2013, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2013, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (97mph), also mixing in a Slider (86mph).