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2015 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 25)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date11-21-1988
Height6' 1"
Weight200 lbs
Age26 years, 6 months, 7 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2011
2012
2013
0.12014
-0.52015
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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 TEX 25 3 0 4.0 0.0 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 6 3 3 0 7 1 1 0 3 6.75 2.41 2.94 0.9 0.1
Career304.00.04.0000000186330711036.752.412.940.90.1

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 SPO A- 23 0 26.0 2.67 145 .241 .258 .334 .375 .268 .345 100 7.8 0.8 7.8 0.8
2011 MYR A+ 1 0 1.0 4.32 102 .196 .257 .313 .413 .246 .250 102 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0
2012 MYR A+ 17 0 20.3 6.41 44 .286 .264 .337 .417 .273 .279 89 -4.0 -0.4 -4.0 -0.4
2013 RNG Rk 1 1 0.0 26.30 -403 .712 .262 .301 .361 .246 1.000 86 -0.8 -0.1 -0.8 -0.1
2014 TEX MLB 3 0 4.0 2.94 133 .271 .262 .324 .398 .269 .429 106 0.9 0.1 0.9 0.1
2014 FRI AA 8 0 13.3 2.96 132 .177 .238 .310 .351 .246 .176 103 2.4 0.3 2.4 0.3
2014 ROU AAA 33 1 43.3 3.92 123 .288 .275 .340 .426 .272 .400 99 11.0 1.1 11.0 1.1
2015 NHP AA 7 0 12.3 1.48 166 .199 .261 .325 .391 .265 .333 100 4.8 0.5 4.8 0.5
2015 TUL AA 5 0 10.3 3.66 118 .144 .238 .306 .344 .247 .154 97 1.5 0.2 1.2 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 SPO A- 1 2 9 23 0 26.0 23 1 35 3 59% .345 8.0 0.3 1.0 12.1 0.92 3.12 7.8 0.8
2011 MYR A+ 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 50% .250 9.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.00 0.00 0.1 0.0
2012 MYR A+ 0 3 0 17 0 20.3 18 16 14 1 52% .279 8.0 7.1 0.4 6.2 1.67 6.64 -4.0 -0.4
2013 RNG Rk 0 1 0 1 1 0.0 2 2 0 0 100% 1.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.00 0.00 -0.8 -0.1
2014 FRI AA 2 0 3 8 0 13.3 7 2 10 1 31% .176 4.7 1.4 0.7 6.8 0.68 0.68 2.4 0.3
2014 ROU AAA 3 3 1 33 1 43.3 52 16 54 4 44% .400 10.8 3.3 0.8 11.2 1.57 4.15 11.0 1.1
2014 TEX MLB 0 0 0 3 0 4.0 6 1 3 0 50% .429 13.5 2.2 0.0 6.8 1.75 6.75 0.9 0.1
2015 TUL AA 1 1 0 5 0 10.3 4 3 10 0 50% .154 3.5 2.6 0.0 8.7 0.68 0.87 1.2 0.1
2015 NHP AA 0 0 1 7 0 12.3 9 4 17 0 37% .333 6.6 2.9 0.0 12.4 1.05 0.00 4.8 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
2014 69 0.5072 0.5217 0.7500 0.7429 0.2941 0.8462 0.5000 0.2500
Career690.50720.52170.750.74290.29410.84620.50.25

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
2013-08-20 2013-10-02 60-DL 43 38 Right Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2012-08-22 -
2012-04-05 2012-09-05 Minors 153 139 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2012-08-22 -
2012-03-02 2012-03-15 Camp 13 0 Right Elbow Sprain Ulnar Collateral Ligament - -
2010-07-15 2010-07-25 Minors 10 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2015 TOR $
2014 TEX $
2013 TEX $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 53 d1 year (2015)

Details
  • 1 year (2015). Claimed by Toronto off waivers 1/15/15 after being DFA by Texas 1/5/15. Signed by Toronto 3/15. Acquired by LA Dodgers in trade 5/4/15 after being DFA by Toronto 5/2/15.
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014). Re-signed by Texas 2/26/14.
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013). Re-signed by Texas 2/18/13.
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012). Contract purchased by Texas 11/18/11. Re-signed by Texas 3/1/12.
  • Drafted by Texas 2007 (2-80) (Bellaire HS, Texas) $0.405M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .545 .583 .636 .397
11 vs R (Multi) .000 .000 .000 .020
18 Split (Multi) .545 .583 .636 .376
19 LgAvg (Multi) .008 .020 .017 .015
30 vs L (2014) .545 .583 .636 .397
31 vs R (2014) .000 .000 .000 .020
38 Split (2014) .545 .583 .636 .376
39 LgAvg (2014) .007 .019 .010 .013

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BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessNotes from the Field: Phillies, Blue Jays, Twins ProspectsAl Skorupa2015-04-22
Measuring Pitching with TrackMan: The Secrets of Fastball SpinZach Day2013-12-05


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, Matthew West threw 196 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2013 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2014, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (94mph), also mixing in a Curve (76mph) and Change (85mph).