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Portrait of Duke Welker

Duke Welker PGiants

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2016 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 30)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date2-10-1986
Height6' 7"
Weight240 lbs
Age30 years, 7 months, 16 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
2012
0.02013
2014
2015
0.22016
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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
2013 PIT MLB 2 0 1.3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .258 94 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.8 33% .000 -.009 0.00 1.52 0.00 98 3.49 0.0
CareerMLB201.30000010.258940.00.00.06.833%.000-.0090.001.520.00983.490.0

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
2007 SCO A- 7 7 30.7 2 2 0 29 10 27 2 .276 97 8.5 2.9 0.6 7.9 53% .325 .247 1.27 3.71 2.35
2008 HIC A 24 24 116.0 4 13 0 142 48 72 7 .261 107 11.0 3.7 0.5 5.6 59% .346 .285 1.64 4.45 5.51
2009 WVA A 31 15 101.0 0 11 2 96 67 69 7 .262 98 8.6 6.0 0.6 6.1 60% .283 .289 1.61 5.37 5.79
2010 WVA A 20 0 22.3 1 1 5 16 24 25 0 .265 99 6.5 9.7 0.0 10.1 54% .281 .272 1.79 4.65 3.63
2010 BRD A+ 20 0 24.3 0 1 0 16 23 20 2 .000 5.9 8.5 0.7 7.4 0% .209 .000 1.60 5.82 3.70
2011 BRD A+ 36 0 52.0 3 5 6 33 25 41 2 .250 106 5.7 4.3 0.3 7.1 70% .225 .190 1.12 3.87 2.25
2011 ALT AA 8 0 10.0 1 0 0 11 1 9 0 .274 84 9.9 0.9 0.0 8.1 59% .324 .282 1.20 2.21 5.40
2012 ALT AA 15 0 23.3 2 1 5 19 7 19 0 .259 101 7.3 2.7 0.0 7.3 65% .268 .232 1.11 2.47 2.31
2012 IND AAA 26 0 31.7 0 1 0 24 18 30 1 .249 100 6.8 5.1 0.3 8.5 54% .284 .216 1.33 3.47 2.27
2013 PIT MLB 2 0 1.3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .258 94 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.8 33% .000 -.009 0.00 1.52 0.00
2013 IND AAA 48 0 63.0 3 4 9 53 31 65 3 .248 101 7.6 4.4 0.4 9.3 52% .303 .237 1.33 3.33 3.57
2014 IND AAA 9 0 11.0 1 1 2 9 11 15 0 .248 102 7.4 9.0 0.0 12.3 52% .333 .261 1.82 3.63 4.91
2016 SAC AAA 31 0 35.0 1 3 2 49 16 30 3 .267 12.6 4.1 0.8 7.7 43% .393 .313 1.86 4.58 3.86

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
2013 20 0.4500 0.3000 0.8333 0.3333 0.2727 1.0000 0.6667 0.1667
Career200.450.30.83330.33330.272710.66670.1667

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
2014-05-04 2014-07-09 Minors 66 0 Right Elbow Surgery UCL Reconstruction - -
2012-07-24 2012-08-22 Minors 29 26 - Not Disclosed - -
2011-04-15 2011-04-23 Minors 8 0 Not Disclosed -
2008-04-18 2008-05-12 Minors 24 0 Not Disclosed -
2007-08-21 2007-09-05 Minors 15 0 - Not Disclosed - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 SFN $
2014 PIT $
2013 PIT $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 10 d1 year (2016)

Details
  • 1 year (2016). Signed by San Francisco as a free agent 4/14/16 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/6/14. DFA by Pittsburgh 7/9/14. Released 7/14/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/1/13. Acquired by Minnesota in trade from Pittsburgh 10/5/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Contract purchased by Pittsburgh 11/18/11. Re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/3/12.
  • Drafted by Pittsburgh 2007 (2-68) (Arkansas) $0.477M signing bonus.

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BP Articles

Duke Welker is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: A Pierz to be Missing R.J. Anderson2014-07-11
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Giant LOOGYSam Miller2013-11-20
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Breaking Down August's Buzzer-Beating TradesJason Cole2013-09-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Breaking Down August's Buzzer-Beating TradesChris Mellen2013-09-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Breaking Down August's Buzzer-Beating TradesBen Lindbergh2013-09-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Breaking Down August's Buzzer-Beating TradesNick J. Faleris2013-09-03
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: June 27, 2013Clint Chisam2013-06-27
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: June 21, 2013Clint Chisam2013-06-21
This article requires BP Premium accessEyewitness Accounts: May 24, 2013BP Prospect Staff2013-05-24
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Barton ParcelR.J. Anderson2013-05-14
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: May 12th, 2013Clint Chisam2013-05-12
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: May 9th, 2013Clint Chisam2013-05-09
This article requires BP Premium accessIn A Pickle: More Unknown Facts About More Unknown PlayersJason Wojciechowski2013-03-28


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, Duke Welker threw 20 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2013, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2013, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (97mph) and Slider (85mph).