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Alex White PAstros

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 25)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date8-29-1988
Height6' 3"
Weight220 lbs
Age25 years, 11 months, 22 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
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2013
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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
2011 CLE 22 3 3 15.0 15.0 0.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 66 14 7 6 3 27 9 7 0 13 3.60 5.73 6.09 -1.6 -0.2
2011 COL 22 7 7 36.3 36.3 0.0 2 4 0 0 0 0 171 48 35 34 12 95 16 15 4 24 8.42 7.62 7.77 -8.0 -0.9
2012 COL 23 23 20 98.0 92.7 5.3 2 9 0 0 3 0 459 114 66 60 13 190 51 42 5 64 5.51 5.27 6.42 -0.0 0.1
Career3330149.3144.05.3513005069617610810028312766491016.035.896.72-9.6-1.0

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
2010 KIN A+ 8 8 44.0 4.68 100 .231 .260 .328 .400 .254 .237 104 4.5 0.5 4.5 0.5
2010 AKR AA 18 17 106.7 4.66 101 .235 .260 .334 .401 .258 .255 105 13.8 1.4 14.0 1.6
2011 CLE MLB 3 3 15.0 6.09 57 .312 .261 .324 .417 .265 .268 95 -1.6 -0.2 -1.6 -0.2
2011 COL MLB 7 7 36.3 7.77 26 .344 .247 .308 .387 .258 .313 107 -6.9 -0.7 -8.0 -0.9
2011 TUL AA 4 4 16.3 4.96 103 .158 .268 .338 .398 .250 .191 105 2.6 0.3 2.5 0.3
2011 COH AAA 4 4 23.7 3.15 139 .206 .266 .327 .405 .256 .295 106 6.4 0.6 6.4 0.6
2012 COL MLB 23 20 98.0 6.42 71 .284 .244 .306 .375 .253 .310 116 -3.8 -0.4 -0.0 0.1
2012 CSP AAA 11 11 60.7 4.67 108 .237 .274 .340 .426 .268 .280 103 9.7 1.0 10.1 0.9
2014 OKL AAA 22 7 51.3 5.17 91 .266 .273 .338 .439 .271 .329 96 3.0 0.3 3.0 0.3

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
2010 KIN A+ 2 3 0 8 8 44.0 32 19 41 4 56% .237 6.5 3.9 0.8 8.4 1.16 2.86 4.5 0.5
2010 AKR AA 8 7 0 18 17 106.7 91 27 76 8 58% .255 7.7 2.3 0.7 6.4 1.11 2.28 14.0 1.6
2011 COH AAA 1 0 0 4 4 23.7 19 5 28 1 50% .295 7.2 1.9 0.4 10.6 1.01 1.90 6.4 0.6
2011 CLE MLB 1 0 0 3 3 15.0 14 9 13 3 57% .268 8.4 5.4 1.8 7.8 1.53 3.60 -1.6 -0.2
2011 COL MLB 2 4 0 7 7 36.3 48 16 24 12 45% .313 11.9 4.0 3.0 5.9 1.76 8.42 -8.0 -0.9
2011 TUL AA 1 1 0 4 4 16.3 10 1 10 1 42% .191 5.5 0.6 0.6 5.5 0.67 1.65 2.5 0.3
2012 COL MLB 2 9 0 23 20 98.0 114 51 64 13 55% .310 10.5 4.7 1.2 5.9 1.68 5.51 -0.0 0.1
2012 CSP AAA 3 4 0 11 11 60.7 54 23 45 3 55% .280 8.0 3.4 0.4 6.7 1.27 3.71 10.1 0.9
2014 OKL AAA 2 5 0 22 7 51.3 57 21 40 5 46% .329 10.0 3.7 0.9 7.0 1.52 6.14 3.0 0.3

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 896 0.4520 0.4714 0.8219 0.6864 0.2912 0.9173 0.6364 0.1781
2012 1763 0.4441 0.4523 0.8178 0.6564 0.2878 0.8988 0.6702 0.1822
Career26590.44680.45870.81920.66650.28890.9050.65880.1808

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-03-21 2014-05-31 15-DL 71 56 Right Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2013-04-12 -
2013-03-30 2013-09-30 60-DL 184 162 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2013-04-12 -
2011-07-30 2011-08-23 TradedDL 24 23 Right Fingers Recovery From Strain Middle Finger - -
2011-05-21 2011-08-23 60-DL 94 82 Right Fingers Strain Middle Finger -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 HOU $502,000
2013 HOU $497,100
2012 COL $
2011 CLE $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$497,100
2011Current$502,000
2 yrPvs + Cur$999,100
2 yrTotal$999,100

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 92 dKeith Grunewald, Career Sports1 year/$0.502M (2014)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.502M (2014). Re-signed by Houston 3/6/14.
  • 1 year/$0.4971M (2013). Signed by Houston 3/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Re-signed by Colorado 3/3/12. Acquired by Houston in trade from Colorado 12/4/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Contract purchased by Cleveland 4/30/11. Acquired by Colorado in trade from Cleveland 7/30/11 (Ubaldo Jimenez deal).
  • Drafted by Cleveland 2009 (1-15) (North Carolina). Signed 8/17/09, $2.25M signing bonus.

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This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Team Preview: Houston AstrosCraig Goldstein2013-11-05
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Team Preview: Houston AstrosBret Sayre2013-11-05
Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 6, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-06
Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 6, 2013Joe Hamrahi2013-04-06
Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 4, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-04
Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 4, 2013Joe Hamrahi2013-04-04
Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 1, 2013Joe Hamrahi2013-04-01
Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 1, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-01
Daily Roundup: Around the League: March 31, 2013Joe Hamrahi2013-03-31
Daily Roundup: Around the League: March 31, 2013Clint Chisam2013-03-31
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: 4x4 Versus 5x5Mike Gianella2013-03-15
This article requires BP Premium accessSkewed Left: How to Analyze the Astros' SpendingZachary Levine2012-12-20
The Week in Quotes: December 3-9Jonah Birenbaum2012-12-10
The Week in Quotes: December 3-9Matthew Rocco2012-12-10
The Week in Quotes: December 3-9Hudson Belinsky2012-12-10
The Week in Quotes: December 3-9Andrew Koo2012-12-10
Skewed Left: How the Teams That Did Nothing in Nashville DidZachary Levine2012-12-06
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Rockies Trade for Wilton LopezBen Lindbergh2012-12-06
This article requires BP Premium accessRumor Roundup: Wednesday, December 5Daniel Rathman2012-12-05
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Colorado Rockies Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2012-11-12
Overthinking It: What Teams and Players Predicted About ThemselvesBen Lindbergh2012-10-11
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Sixth in Line?Kevin Goldstein2011-03-01
This article requires BP Premium accessPainting the Black: A Measure of Success R.J. Anderson2011-02-24
This article requires BP Premium accessPurpose Pitches: AL NRIs to WatchChristina Kahrl2011-02-16
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Cleveland Indians Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2010-11-30
This article requires BP Premium accessKiss'Em Goodbye: Cleveland IndiansKevin Goldstein2010-09-24
This article requires BP Premium accessKiss'Em Goodbye: Cleveland IndiansChristina Kahrl2010-09-24
This article requires BP Premium accessKiss'Em Goodbye: Cleveland IndiansESPN Insider2010-09-24
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Top 11 Review: AL CentralKevin Goldstein2010-09-24
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Org Watch: Cubs, Indians, Blue JaysKevin Goldstein2010-08-11
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Deadline Day Outcomes in the ALChristina Kahrl2010-08-01
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Deadline Day Outcomes in the ALKevin Goldstein2010-08-01
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of July 19Kevin Goldstein2010-07-20
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Junior Circuit JamChristina Kahrl2010-06-24
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Org Issues: Talent Rising to the TopKevin Goldstein2010-06-16
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of June 2Kevin Goldstein2010-06-03
This article requires BP Premium accessCampus Notes: Virginia Coach Adapts Measures of SuccessCharles Dahan2010-05-12
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Monday Ten PackKevin Goldstein2010-04-12
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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Alex White threw 2,677 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2011 and 2013, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2013, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (90mph), Splitter (87mph) and Slider (82mph).