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D.J. Carrasco PBraves

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 37)
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Birth Date4-12-1977
Height6' 4"
Weight215 lbs
Age37 years, 7 months, 11 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
0.42010
-0.52011
-0.22012
2013
0.02014
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
2003 KCA 26 50 2 80.3 8.3 72.0 6 5 2 4 0 0 355 82 44 43 8 119 40 36 7 57 4.82 4.72 5.54 3.6 0.3
2004 KCA 27 30 0 35.3 0.0 35.3 2 2 0 3 0 0 163 41 22 19 5 60 15 12 3 22 4.84 5.28 5.30 3.2 0.3
2005 KCA 28 21 20 114.7 113.3 1.3 6 8 0 0 8 1 511 129 67 61 11 188 51 49 6 49 4.79 4.94 6.34 -3.3 -0.4
2008 CHA 31 31 0 38.7 0.0 38.7 1 0 0 1 0 0 158 30 17 17 2 41 14 13 5 30 3.96 3.76 5.46 2.3 0.2
2009 CHA 32 49 1 93.3 4.0 89.3 5 1 0 1 0 0 405 103 42 39 5 140 29 25 2 62 3.76 3.51 3.94 19.4 2.0
2010 ARI 33 18 0 22.7 0.0 22.7 1 0 0 2 0 0 98 18 15 8 1 27 12 10 1 20 3.18 3.64 3.96 1.6 0.2
2010 PIT 33 45 0 55.7 0.0 55.7 2 2 0 2 0 0 232 50 24 24 4 73 22 21 4 45 3.88 3.82 4.10 1.9 0.2
2011 NYN 34 42 1 49.3 3.7 45.7 1 3 0 2 0 0 225 67 35 33 7 101 16 12 6 27 6.02 5.08 5.22 -4.3 -0.5
2012 NYN 35 4 0 3.7 0.0 3.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 6 3 3 2 14 0 0 1 3 7.36 9.41 9.63 -2.0 -0.2
Career29024493.7129.3364.3242121581216552626924745763199178353154.504.435.1522.42.1

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1998 WTT A- 13 1 31.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 WPT A- 18 4 51.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 LYN A+ 2 0 5.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 HIC A 27 0 40.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 LYN A+ 8 0 10.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 ALT AA 9 0 14.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 LYN A+ 22 0 36.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 ALT AA 27 1 37.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 LYN A+ 55 0 72.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .287 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 Pho Wnt 18 0 21.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 KCA MLB 50 2 80.3 5.54 92 .263 .266 .330 .424 .262 .305 104 4.1 0.4 3.6 0.3
2004 KCA MLB 30 0 35.3 5.30 97 .279 .271 .332 .446 .262 .305 102 3.2 0.3 3.2 0.3
2004 OMA AAA 32 1 56.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .352 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 KCA MLB 21 20 114.7 6.34 71 .271 .266 .329 .421 .262 .299 104 -4.4 -0.4 -3.3 -0.4
2005 OMA AAA 11 3 27.7 3.29 130 .268 .285 .370 .475 .295 .360 76 6.7 0.6 6.7 0.6
2006 FKU npb 3 3 10.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .475 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 TUC AAA 34 22 137.3 5.39 96 .295 .275 .341 .428 .260 .360 107 15.7 1.5 15.8 1.9
2007 LAG Wnt 4 4 17.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .322 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2008 CHA MLB 31 0 38.7 5.46 92 .215 .270 .333 .427 .261 .262 107 2.3 0.2 2.3 0.2
2008 CHR AAA 8 1 25.0 3.39 90 .233 .264 .325 .405 .257 .340 47 5.1 0.5 5.1 0.5
2009 CHA MLB 49 1 93.3 3.94 124 .249 .265 .331 .422 .260 .320 107 19.4 2.0 19.4 2.0
2010 ARI MLB 18 0 22.7 3.96 103 .249 .260 .328 .407 .273 .266 93 1.6 0.2 1.6 0.2
2010 PIT MLB 45 0 55.7 4.10 102 .256 .260 .323 .405 .266 .293 95 4.2 0.4 1.9 0.2
2011 NYN MLB 42 1 49.3 5.22 69 .315 .252 .311 .394 .259 .355 95 -4.5 -0.5 -4.3 -0.5
2011 BUF AAA 9 8 46.7 4.96 89 .255 .250 .315 .391 .247 .307 92 -0.6 -0.1 -1.9 -0.1
2012 NYN MLB 4 0 3.7 9.63 -39 .422 .226 .291 .354 .241 .333 94 -2.0 -0.2 -2.0 -0.2
2012 SLU A+ 4 2 6.0 3.29 135 .060 .264 .322 .391 .253 .071 109 1.2 0.1 1.2 0.1
2012 BUF AAA 2 0 3.0 7.60 37 .206 .251 .323 .381 .252 .111 106 -0.6 -0.1 -0.6 -0.1
2012 GWN AAA 5 0 5.0 5.83 71 .361 .242 .321 .352 .246 .455 103 -0.4 -0.0 -0.4 -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
1998 WTT A- 1 1 2 13 1 31.7 36 14 38 3 0% .000 10.2 4.0 0.9 10.8 1.58 5.39 0.0 0.0
1999 WPT A- 4 2 0 18 4 51.7 43 23 49 2 0% .000 7.5 4.0 0.3 8.5 1.28 2.96 0.0 0.0
1999 LYN A+ 0 1 0 2 0 5.7 9 3 4 0 0% .000 14.2 4.7 0.0 6.3 2.11 6.32 0.0 0.0
2000 LYN A+ 1 0 2 8 0 10.3 8 8 10 1 0% .000 7.0 7.0 0.9 8.7 1.55 3.50 0.0 0.0
2000 ALT AA 1 1 0 9 0 14.0 16 13 10 0 0% .000 10.3 8.4 0.0 6.4 2.07 8.36 0.0 0.0
2000 HIC A 5 4 6 27 0 40.3 35 20 40 0 0% .000 7.8 4.5 0.0 8.9 1.36 1.34 0.0 0.0
2001 LYN A+ 4 0 7 22 0 36.0 18 14 40 0 0% .000 4.5 3.5 0.0 10.0 0.89 1.50 0.0 0.0
2001 ALT AA 2 2 1 27 1 37.0 34 25 35 2 0% .000 8.3 6.1 0.5 8.5 1.59 4.14 0.0 0.0
2002 Pho Wnt 2 0 2 18 0 21.0 15 7 24 0 0% .000 6.4 3.0 0.0 10.3 1.05 1.29 0.0 0.0
2002 LYN A+ 4 4 29 55 0 72.7 52 18 83 1 0% .287 6.4 2.2 0.1 10.3 0.96 1.61 0.0 0.0
2003 KCA MLB 6 5 2 50 2 80.3 82 40 57 8 50% .305 9.2 4.5 0.9 6.4 1.52 4.82 3.6 0.3
2004 OMA AAA 2 1 3 32 1 56.3 60 18 50 2 0% .352 9.6 2.9 0.3 8.0 1.39 3.20 0.0 0.0
2004 KCA MLB 2 2 0 30 0 35.3 41 15 22 5 56% .305 10.4 3.8 1.3 5.6 1.58 4.84 3.2 0.3
2005 OMA AAA 3 2 0 11 3 27.7 24 11 21 1 54% .360 7.8 3.6 0.3 6.8 1.26 2.27 6.7 0.6
2005 KCA MLB 6 8 0 21 20 114.7 129 51 49 11 55% .299 10.1 4.0 0.9 3.8 1.57 4.79 -3.3 -0.4
2006 FKU npb 0 3 0 3 3 10.3 22 10 9 3 0% .475 19.2 8.7 2.6 7.9 3.11 14.85 0.0 0.0
2007 TUC AAA 5 14 0 34 22 137.3 185 60 103 16 50% .360 12.1 3.9 1.0 6.8 1.78 6.69 15.8 1.9
2007 LAG Wnt 1 0 0 4 4 17.7 19 5 14 0 0% .322 9.7 2.5 0.0 7.1 1.36 2.03 0.0 0.0
2008 CHA MLB 1 0 0 31 0 38.7 30 14 30 2 55% .262 7.0 3.3 0.5 7.0 1.14 3.96 2.3 0.2
2008 CHR AAA 2 1 1 8 1 25.0 24 7 24 0 48% .340 8.6 2.5 0.0 8.6 1.24 2.88 5.1 0.5
2009 CHA MLB 5 1 0 49 1 93.3 103 29 62 5 49% .320 9.9 2.8 0.5 6.0 1.41 3.76 19.4 2.0
2010 ARI MLB 1 0 0 18 0 22.7 18 12 20 1 51% .266 7.1 4.8 0.4 7.9 1.32 3.18 1.6 0.2
2010 PIT MLB 2 2 0 45 0 55.7 50 22 45 4 48% .293 8.1 3.6 0.6 7.3 1.29 3.88 1.9 0.2
2011 BUF AAA 2 3 0 9 8 46.7 46 17 37 4 40% .307 8.9 3.3 0.8 7.1 1.35 3.47 -1.9 -0.1
2011 NYN MLB 1 3 0 42 1 49.3 67 16 27 7 45% .355 12.2 2.9 1.3 4.9 1.68 6.02 -4.3 -0.5
2012 BUF AAA 0 0 0 2 0 3.0 2 0 1 1 60% .111 6.0 0.0 3.0 3.0 0.67 3.00 -0.6 -0.1
2012 NYN MLB 0 0 0 4 0 3.7 6 0 3 2 36% .333 14.7 0.0 4.9 7.4 1.64 7.36 -2.0 -0.2
2012 GWN AAA 1 0 0 5 0 5.0 10 5 3 0 45% .455 18.0 9.0 0.0 5.4 3.00 12.60 -0.4 -0.0
2012 SLU A+ 1 0 0 4 2 6.0 1 1 4 0 50% .071 1.5 1.5 0.0 6.0 0.33 0.00 1.2 0.1

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 599 0.5326 0.4465 0.8390 0.6113 0.2571 0.8974 0.6806 0.1610
2009 1427 0.5669 0.4831 0.8443 0.6502 0.2605 0.8954 0.6770 0.1557
2010 1222 0.5041 0.4521 0.7989 0.5990 0.3020 0.8970 0.6011 0.1993
2011 838 0.5084 0.4737 0.8539 0.6573 0.2840 0.9071 0.7265 0.1461
2012 60 0.5500 0.4333 0.8846 0.6970 0.1111 0.9565 0.3333 0.1154
Career41460.53140.46610.83270.63160.27480.89940.66020.1668

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2012-03-26 2012-05-05 15-DL 40 26 - Ankle Recovery From Sprain - -
2012-03-12 2012-03-26 Camp 14 0 - Ankle Sprain - -
2010-05-25 2010-06-06 DTD 12 11 Thigh Soreness Hamstring -
2009-09-22 2009-10-05 DTD 13 11 Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2005-09-04 2005-09-29 DTD 25 24 Right Shoulder Inflammation -
2005-07-13 2005-07-18 DTD 5 4 Right Shoulder Stiffness -
2003-06-21 2003-06-30 DTD 9 8 Right Shoulder Inflammation -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2012 NYN $1,200,000
2011 NYN $1,200,000
2010 PIT $950,000
2009 CHA $440,000
2004 KCA $320,500
2003 KCA $300,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
6 yrPrevious$4,410,500
6 yrTotal$4,410,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
5 y 103 d2 years/$2.4M (2011-12)

Details
  • 2 years/$2.4M (2011-12). Signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/9/10. 11:$1.2M, 12:$1.2M. Performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 65, 75 relief appearances and 15 starts. DFA by NY Mets 5/17/12.
  • 1 year/$0.95M (2010). Signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 1/16/10 (minor-league contract). $0.3M in performance bonuses: $25,000 each for every 5 points from 50 to 105 (1 point for appearance of less than 2 innings, 2 points for appearance of 2 innings or more, 3 points for start). Contract purchased by Pittsburgh 4/4/10. Acquired by Arizona in trade from Pittsburgh 7/31/10. Non-tendered by Arizona 12/2/10.
  • 1 year/$0.44M (2009). Re-signed by White Sox 2/24/09. Non-tendered by White Sox 12/12/09.
  • 1 year (2008). Signed by White Sox as a free agent 1/08 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by White Sox 7/9/08.
  • 1 year (2007). Signed by Arizona as a free agent for 2007 (minor-league contract).
  • 2 years/$4.3M (2006-07) (Japan). Signed 2-year contract (2006-07) with Fukuoka of Japan after KC sold his rights to the club 12/05. Released after 2006 season.
  • 1 year (2005). Re-signed by Kansas City 3/05.
  • 1 year/$0.3205M (2004)
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2003)

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BP Articles

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DateRoundtable NameComment
2008-09-29 10:30:00Tigers/White Sox Play-In GameThe ESPN2 crew is debating holding back Jenks with a four- (now five-) run lead with an eye towards letting him go two tomorrow. It seems to make sense--he pitched yesterday, so if you use him today you might not get much from him tomorrow, and heaven knows we've pounded the idea of using your best reliever in better situations than +5 in the ninth.

But.

The rest of the Sox pen--D.J. Carrasco is throwing--is bad enough that the chance that if you start the inning with one of them, you might have to go to Jenks anyway is reasonably high, say 35%, and you'd be going to him with a chance to lose the game. If this was Linebrink, who's gone 1 2/3, I'd say fine. It's not. I think you may have to use Jenks.

I'm conflicted. (Joe Sheehan)
 

PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, D.J. Carrasco threw 4,088 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2008 and 2012, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2012, he relied primarily on his Cutter (88mph) and Curve (78mph), also mixing in a Sinker (89mph), Fourseam Fastball (90mph) and Change (86mph).