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Brian Wolfe PBlue Jays

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
3 82.7 5 5 0 47 3.81 -0.1
Birth Date11-29-1980
Height6' 2"
Weight230 lbs
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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
2007 TOR 26 38 0 45.3 0.0 45.3 3 1 0 3 0 0 174 36 17 15 5 60 9 7 2 22 2.98 4.50 4.99 1.5 0.1
2008 TOR 27 20 0 22.0 0.0 22.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 86 18 6 6 2 29 6 5 0 14 2.45 3.89 4.90 1.2 0.1
2009 TOR 28 14 0 15.3 0.0 15.3 2 2 0 1 0 0 77 25 15 14 5 44 7 6 1 11 8.22 7.51 7.86 -3.2 -0.3
Career72082.70.082.75504003377938351213322183473.814.905.60-0.5-0.1

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
2000 QUD A 31 18 123.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 QUD A 28 23 160.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 FTM A+ 25 23 132.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .324 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 FTM A+ 7 7 46.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .248 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 NBR AA 30 10 82.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .341 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 SCO Wnt 12 0 17.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 NBR AA 7 0 11.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .342 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 BRV A+ 18 0 22.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.633 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 HUN AA 16 0 24.0 4.33 110 .251 .256 .331 .384 .266 .286 90 4.3 0.4 4.9 0.5
2005 NBR AA 5 0 7.7 5.49 73 .280 .248 .321 .372 .249 .500 68 -0.4 -0.0 -0.4 -0.0
2005 ROC AAA 3 0 6.3 7.19 60 .314 .282 .346 .449 .256 .391 111 -0.6 -0.1 -0.6 -0.1
2005 jav Wnt 13 0 16.2 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -1.111 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 DUN A+ 5 5 24.2 6.00 62 .321 .255 .327 .365 .250 .393 88 -1.3 -0.1 -1.3 -0.1
2006 NHP AA 24 2 42.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .343 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 TOR MLB 38 0 45.3 4.99 90 .215 .273 .340 .426 .268 .228 93 1.5 0.1 1.5 0.1
2007 SYR AAA 17 0 26.0 3.00 128 .190 .257 .332 .401 .261 .243 95 5.7 0.6 5.7 0.6
2008 TOR MLB 20 0 22.0 4.90 92 .218 .264 .334 .417 .259 .250 96 1.2 0.1 1.2 0.1
2008 DUN A+ 1 0 1.0 5.80 74 .161 .246 .309 .330 .239 .000 109 -0.1 -0.0 -0.1 -0.0
2008 SYR AAA 17 6 36.7 5.11 80 .253 .260 .328 .397 .259 .333 90 1.5 0.1 1.5 0.1
2009 TOR MLB 14 0 15.3 7.86 46 .351 .263 .333 .428 .260 .377 106 -3.2 -0.3 -3.2 -0.3
2009 LVG AAA 34 0 46.3 4.51 109 .289 .273 .344 .419 .271 .341 102 5.8 0.6 5.8 0.6
2010 NIP npb 42 0 62.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .290 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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
2000 QUD A 5 9 0 31 18 123.3 148 34 91 13 0% .000 10.8 2.5 0.9 6.6 1.48 4.74 0.0 0.0
2001 QUD A 13 8 0 28 23 160.0 128 32 128 11 0% .000 7.2 1.8 0.6 7.2 1.00 2.81 0.0 0.0
2002 FTM A+ 6 9 0 25 23 132.0 160 34 85 17 0% .324 10.9 2.3 1.2 5.8 1.47 4.64 0.0 0.0
2003 SCO Wnt 0 1 1 12 0 17.0 19 3 15 1 0% .000 10.1 1.6 0.5 7.9 1.29 4.24 0.0 0.0
2003 FTM A+ 2 1 0 7 7 46.3 41 6 22 3 0% .248 8.0 1.2 0.6 4.3 1.02 2.53 0.0 0.0
2003 NBR AA 5 7 3 30 10 82.7 111 24 42 10 0% .341 12.1 2.6 1.1 4.6 1.63 6.42 0.0 0.0
2004 NBR AA 1 1 0 7 0 11.0 16 3 6 3 0% .342 13.1 2.5 2.5 4.9 1.73 8.18 0.0 0.0
2005 NBR AA 1 0 0 5 0 7.7 10 7 4 0 50% .500 11.7 8.2 0.0 4.7 2.21 7.01 -0.4 -0.0
2005 HUN AA 3 1 0 16 0 24.0 32 8 19 1 66% .286 12.0 3.0 0.4 7.1 1.67 3.38 4.9 0.5
2005 BRV A+ 1 1 8 18 0 22.7 19 8 22 0 0% -.633 7.5 3.2 0.0 8.7 1.19 0.79 0.0 0.0
2005 ROC AAA 0 2 0 3 0 6.3 10 2 5 1 54% .391 14.3 2.9 1.4 7.1 1.90 8.57 -0.6 -0.1
2005 jav Wnt 1 0 2 13 0 16.2 22 1 15 2 0% -1.111 12.2 0.6 1.1 8.3 1.42 3.33 0.0 0.0
2006 DUN A+ 1 4 0 5 5 24.2 33 3 17 3 65% .393 12.3 1.1 1.1 6.3 1.49 5.95 -1.3 -0.1
2006 NHP AA 1 3 0 24 2 42.0 54 15 34 5 0% .343 11.6 3.2 1.1 7.3 1.64 5.79 0.0 0.0
2007 SYR AAA 2 0 0 17 0 26.0 18 6 23 1 46% .243 6.2 2.1 0.3 8.0 0.92 1.04 5.7 0.6
2007 TOR MLB 3 1 0 38 0 45.3 36 9 22 5 56% .228 7.1 1.8 1.0 4.4 0.99 2.98 1.5 0.1
2008 TOR MLB 0 2 0 20 0 22.0 18 6 14 2 52% .250 7.4 2.5 0.8 5.7 1.09 2.45 1.2 0.1
2008 SYR AAA 2 3 1 17 6 36.7 39 10 29 2 58% .333 9.6 2.5 0.5 7.1 1.34 3.43 1.5 0.1
2008 DUN A+ 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 0 1 1 0 100% .000 0.0 9.0 0.0 9.0 1.00 0.00 -0.1 -0.0
2009 LVG AAA 2 3 3 34 0 46.3 59 12 27 3 47% .341 11.5 2.3 0.6 5.2 1.53 5.05 5.8 0.6
2009 TOR MLB 2 2 0 14 0 15.3 25 7 11 5 45% .377 14.7 4.1 2.9 6.5 2.09 8.22 -3.2 -0.3
2010 NIP npb 4 3 3 42 0 62.3 66 13 24 5 0% .290 9.5 1.9 0.7 3.5 1.27 3.03 0.0 0.0

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
2008 301 0.5116 0.4667 0.8214 0.6364 0.2857 0.9490 0.5238 0.1786
2009 283 0.4664 0.4735 0.8358 0.6818 0.2914 0.9222 0.6591 0.1642
Career5840.48970.470.82840.65840.28850.9360.58940.1716

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2009-06-27 2009-07-17 Minors 20 0 Not Disclosed -
2009-03-11 2009-03-27 Camp 16 0 Right Shoulder Inflammation -
2008-04-17 2008-06-07 15-DL 51 48 Right Upper Arm Strain Triceps -
2007-05-05 2007-05-15 Minors 10 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2008 TOR $395,500
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$395,500
1 yrTotal$395,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 148 d

Details
  • signed with Nippon Ham Fighters of Japan 1/8/10
  • recalled 9/1/09 recalled 5/1/09 optioned to Triple-A 3/28/09 re-signed 3/1/09, 1 year/$0.4087M (09)
  • optioned to Triple-A 3/28/09 recalled 9/2/08 optioned to Triple-A 7/21/08 recalled 7/9/08 optioned to Triple-A 6/27/08 recalled 6/7/08 optioned to Triple-A 6/4/08 1 year/$0.3955M (08)
  • recalled 6/20/07
  • optioned to Triple-A 6/6/07
  • contract purchased 5/28/07
  • re-signed 11/06 (minor-league contract)
  • acquired in trade from MIL 1/06
  • 99 6-179

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BP Articles

Brian Wolfe is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Assorted East MovesChristina Kahrl2009-09-08
Transaction Analysis: AL East and Central UpdatesChristina Kahrl2009-06-12
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The All-A EditionChristina Kahrl2009-03-31
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Bankers DozenChristina Kahrl2008-09-03
Transaction Analysis: American League RoundupChristina Kahrl2007-07-26


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Brian Wolfe threw 1,050 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2009, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2009, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (94mph) and Sinker (94mph), also mixing in a Cutter (93mph) and Curve (82mph). He also rarely threw a Slider (83mph) and Change (85mph).