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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
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Birth Date11-21-1988
Height6' 1"
Weight230 lbs
Age28 years, 0 months, 16 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2012
2013
0.02014
0.02015
0.02016
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 DRA- WARP
2014 TEX MLB 3 0 4.0 0 0 0 6 1 3 0 .271 105 13.5 2.2 0.0 6.8 50% .429 .276 1.75 2.41 6.75 100 3.90 100.7 0.0
2015 LAN MLB 2 0 3.0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 .267 88 6.0 3.0 0.0 6.0 38% .250 .185 1.00 2.83 0.00 108 4.44 105.2 0.0
CareerMLB507.00008250.2699810.32.60.06.445%.364.2411.432.593.861034.13102.60.0

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 cFIP DRA DRA-
2011 SPO A- 23 0 26.0 1 2 9 23 1 35 3 .268 100 8.0 0.3 1.0 12.1 59% .345 .241 0.92 2.88 3.12 61 1.27 74.2
2011 MYR A+ 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .246 102 9.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 50% .250 .196 1.00 3.23 0.00 102 4.52 103.3
2012 MYR A+ 17 0 20.3 0 3 0 18 16 14 1 .273 89 8.0 7.1 0.4 6.2 52% .279 .286 1.67 5.30 6.64 133 10.44 127.7
2013 RNG Rk 1 1 0.0 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 .246 86 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 100% 1.000 .712 0.00 0.00 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2014 TEX MLB 3 0 4.0 0 0 0 6 1 3 0 .271 105 13.5 2.2 0.0 6.8 50% .429 .276 1.75 2.41 6.75 100 3.90 100.7
2014 FRI AA 8 0 13.3 2 0 3 7 2 10 1 .252 97 4.7 1.4 0.7 6.8 31% .176 .179 0.68 3.27 0.68 103 4.49 104.5
2014 ROU AAA 33 1 43.3 3 3 1 52 16 54 4 .275 98 10.8 3.3 0.8 11.2 44% .400 .290 1.57 3.86 4.15 88 3.50 94.4
2015 LAN MLB 2 0 3.0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 .267 88 6.0 3.0 0.0 6.0 38% .250 .185 1.00 2.83 0.00 108 4.44 105.2
2015 NHP AA 7 0 12.3 0 0 1 9 4 17 0 .260 106 6.6 2.9 0.0 12.4 37% .333 .197 1.05 1.73 0.00 85 2.87 89.4
2015 TUL AA 12 0 16.0 1 1 0 8 4 17 0 .257 97 4.5 2.2 0.0 9.6 44% .205 .151 0.75 2.11 0.56 83 3.00 91.1
2015 OKL AAA 14 0 23.0 1 1 0 31 9 17 3 .266 99 12.1 3.5 1.2 6.7 40% .350 .326 1.74 4.99 7.83 109 5.72 115.2
2015 DOD Rk 1 1 2.0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 .239 98 4.5 0.0 0.0 18.0 50% .500 .153 0.50 -0.18 0.00 87 3.17 97.6
2015 GDD Wnt 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 .000 9.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 0% .333 .000 1.00 1.58 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2016 OKL AAA 39 0 46.3 3 0 6 35 8 38 1 .273 6.8 1.6 0.2 7.4 46% .266 .196 0.93 2.88 2.33 96 4.19 103.7

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 0.4638 0.4928 0.7353 0.7500 0.2703 0.8333 0.5000 0.2647
2015 57 0.5614 0.5088 0.8276 0.8125 0.1200 0.8462 0.6667 0.1724
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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
2016 LAN $
2015 TOR $
2014 TEX $
2013 TEX $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 56 d1 year (2016)

Details
  • 1 year (2016). Re-signed by LA Dodgers 11/26/15 (minor-league contract).
  • 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. DFA by LA Dodgers 7/10/15. Sent outright to Triple-A 7/15/15.
  • 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) .348 .375 .391 .253
11 vs R (Multi) .143 .250 .286 .181
18 Split (Multi) .205 .125 .106 .072
19 LgAvg (Multi) .009 .023 .019 .016
30 vs L (2015) .167 .167 .167 .109
31 vs R (2015) .250 .400 .500 .277
38 Split (2015) -.083 -.233 -.333 -.168
39 LgAvg (2015) .009 .024 .022 .017

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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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Matthew West has thrown 323 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2013 and 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (95mph) and Curve (76mph). He also rarely throws a Change (84mph).