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Portrait of Wei-Chung Wang

Wei-Chung Wang PBrewers

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2014 Rest-of-Season Projections (seasonal age 22)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date4-25-1992
Height6' 1"
Weight180 lbs
Age22 years, 5 months, 6 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2010
2011
2012
2013
-0.52014
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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
2014 MIL 22 14 0 17.3 0.0 17.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 92 30 23 21 6 58 8 7 1 13 10.90 7.66 7.46 -4.8 -0.5
Career14017.30.017.3000000923023216588711310.907.667.46-4.8-0.5

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
2013 PIR Rk 12 11 47.3 3.79 125 .205 .248 .321 .351 .252 .257 103 9.7 1.0 9.7 1.0
2014 MIL MLB 14 0 17.3 7.46 14 .410 .248 .314 .379 .261 .375 100 -4.8 -0.5 -4.8 -0.5
2014 WIS A 3 3 13.7 3.80 109 .225 .254 .319 .377 .263 .310 91 1.7 0.2 1.7 0.2
2014 BRV A+ 2 1 9.7 2.41 145 .174 .251 .311 .363 .243 .280 95 2.4 0.2 2.4 0.2
2014 BRR Rk 2 2 3.7 4.03 121 .119 .234 .298 .325 .239 .100 102 1.0 0.1 1.0 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
2013 PIR Rk 1 3 0 12 11 47.3 37 4 42 2 53% .257 7.0 0.8 0.4 8.0 0.87 3.23 9.7 1.0
2014 MIL MLB 0 0 0 14 0 17.3 30 8 13 6 40% .375 15.6 4.2 3.1 6.8 2.19 10.90 -4.8 -0.5
2014 BRV A+ 1 0 0 2 1 9.7 7 0 9 0 32% .280 6.5 0.0 0.0 8.4 0.72 1.86 2.4 0.2
2014 WIS A 0 2 0 3 3 13.7 13 4 10 0 50% .310 8.6 2.6 0.0 6.6 1.24 3.29 1.7 0.2
2014 BRR Rk 0 0 0 2 2 3.7 1 0 3 0 50% .100 2.5 0.0 0.0 7.4 0.27 0.00 1.0 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
2014 355 0.4676 0.4789 0.8235 0.7470 0.2434 0.8548 0.7391 0.1765
Career3550.46760.47890.82350.7470.24340.85480.73910.1765

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-07-09 2014-09-01 15-DL 54 45 Left Shoulder Inflammation -
2012-06-05 2012-09-05 Minors 92 60 Left Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 MIL $500,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2011Current$500,000
1 yrTotal$500,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d1 year/$0.5M (2014)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014). Selected by Milwaukee from Pittsburgh in Rule 5 draft 12/12/13. Signed by Milwaukee 3/14.
  • Re-signed by Pittsburgh 10/5/11 after initial contract was voided when it was discovered Wang needed elbow surgery (making him eligible for Rule 5 draft if not on 40-man roster).
  • Signed by Pittsburgh as an amateur free agent from Taiwan 6/24/11.

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BP Articles

Wei-Chung Wang is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Alcantara Can StayDaniel Rathman2014-07-11
BP Unfiltered: BP at Fox Sports: How Do These Players Still Have Roster Spots?Ben Lindbergh2014-06-24
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Cincinnati Stays AliveDaniel Rathman2014-05-20
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Gray MattersDaniel Rathman2014-04-29
This article requires BP Premium accessPebble Hunting: Platoonies Never Say DieSam Miller2014-04-24
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Meltdown in MinnesotaDaniel Rathman2014-04-18
This article requires BP Premium accessPainting the Black: The Mystery Men of Opening DayR.J. Anderson2014-03-31
This article requires BP Premium accessRule 5 Draft Recap: Scouting the PicksBP Prospect Staff2013-12-13
This article requires BP Premium accessRule 5 Draft Recap: Scouting the PicksJeff Moore2013-12-13


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Wei-Chung Wang has thrown 357 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (92mph), also mixing in a Change (84mph), Curve (78mph) and Sinker (91mph). He also rarely throws a Slider (81mph) and Cutter (90mph).