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2015 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 28)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date10-27-1985
Height6' 5"
Weight220 lbs
Age29 years, 10 months, 1 days
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2011 MIN MLB 7 0 11.0 10 6 5 1 .268 107 8.2 4.9 0.8 4.1 77% .237 .250 1.45 4.97 5.73 112 3.83 0.1
2012 MIN MLB 17 0 21.3 27 6 7 2 .263 108 11.4 2.5 0.8 3.0 73% .329 .263 1.55 4.87 2.53 121 5.25 -0.1
CareerMLB24032.33712123.26510810.33.30.83.374%.298.2581.524.913.621184.760.0

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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2004 ELZ Rk 4 4 25.0 21 3 25 1 .000 7.6 1.1 0.4 9.0 0% .290 .000 0.96 2.71 3.24
2005 BLT A 27 27 151.7 182 23 108 17 .259 27 10.8 1.4 1.0 6.4 57% .324 .254 1.35 4.11 4.98
2006 BLT A 18 18 110.1 110 17 62 8 .000 9.0 1.4 0.7 5.1 0% .284 .000 1.15 3.97 3.84
2006 FTM A+ 8 7 45.0 48 17 25 4 .247 70 9.6 3.4 0.8 5.0 48% .320 .284 1.44 4.42 3.60
2007 FTM A+ 16 16 92.7 90 24 57 3 .257 93 8.7 2.3 0.3 5.5 56% .300 .245 1.23 3.57 3.40
2007 NBR AA 11 11 59.0 74 19 33 7 .262 111 11.3 2.9 1.1 5.0 53% .327 .295 1.58 5.16 5.34
2009 FTM A+ 20 0 35.0 43 7 20 0 .259 97 11.1 1.8 0.0 5.1 64% .358 .261 1.43 2.83 3.09
2009 NBR AA 31 0 55.7 51 18 30 2 .266 92 8.2 2.9 0.3 4.8 60% .283 .250 1.24 3.88 1.45
2010 ROC AAA 59 0 87.7 89 20 60 5 .257 100 9.1 2.1 0.5 6.2 63% .303 .235 1.24 3.59 2.57
2010 PES Wnt 10 0 12.3 24 6 5 4 .000 17.6 4.4 2.9 3.7 0% .400 .000 2.44 9.24 16.10
2011 MIN MLB 7 0 11.0 10 6 5 1 .268 107 8.2 4.9 0.8 4.1 77% .237 .250 1.45 4.97 5.73
2011 ROC AAA 56 0 79.0 84 18 44 7 .252 99 9.6 2.1 0.8 5.0 66% .302 .242 1.29 4.11 3.87
2012 MIN MLB 17 0 21.3 27 6 7 2 .263 108 11.4 2.5 0.8 3.0 73% .329 .263 1.55 4.87 2.53
2012 FTM A+ 4 0 4.0 2 1 5 0 .238 104 4.5 2.2 0.0 11.2 33% .222 .146 0.75 1.64 0.00
2012 ROC AAA 24 0 35.0 35 13 16 1 .250 95 9.0 3.3 0.3 4.1 75% .288 .247 1.37 3.90 3.34
2013 IND AAA 5 2 19.0 13 3 15 0 .242 97 6.2 1.4 0.0 7.1 65% .250 .156 0.84 2.10 2.37

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 169 0.4142 0.4911 0.8072 0.5857 0.4242 0.9756 0.6429 0.1807
2012 342 0.4708 0.4474 0.8497 0.6025 0.3094 0.9278 0.7143 0.1503
Career5110.45210.46190.83560.59690.34740.94360.69070.1604

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
2012-03-26 2012-06-01 15-DL 67 50 Right Elbow Recovery From Strain - -
2012-03-24 2012-03-26 Camp 2 0 Right Elbow Strain - -
2008-04-03 2008-09-10 Minors 160 0 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2008-04-01

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2012 MIN $480,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$480,000
1 yrTotal$480,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 138 dMichael Moye1 year (2013)

Details
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 1/29/13 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012). Re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/12. Sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 10/24/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Contract purchased by Minnesota 9/5/11.
  • Drafted by Minnesota 2004 (1-25) (Farragut HS, Knoxville, Tenn.). $1M signing bonus.

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BP Articles

Kyle Waldrop is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessNotes from the Field: Team USAJeff Moore2015-07-13
This article requires BP Premium accessGoing Yard: Futures Game: USA BatsRyan Parker2015-07-01
This article requires BP Premium access2015 Futures Game Preview: The US RosterBP Prospect Staff2015-06-27
Weekly Wrap: June 26, 2015Craig Goldstein2015-06-26
Prospect Feature: Your New Favorite Fringe ProspectsBrendan Gawlowski2015-05-05
This article requires BP Premium accessLeague Preview Series: Southern LeagueTucker Blair2015-04-07
This article requires BP Premium accessSpring Training Notebook: Cactus League: March 17, 2015BP Prospect Staff2015-03-17
The Week in Quotes: December 29 - January 4Nick Wheatley-Schaller2015-01-05
The Week in Quotes: December 29 - January 4Nick Bacarella2015-01-05
This article requires BP Premium accessThe 40-Man Additions: National LeagueCraig Goldstein2014-11-24
This article requires BP Premium accessThe 40-Man Additions: National LeagueJeff Moore2014-11-24
This article requires BP Premium accessThe 40-Man Additions: National LeagueMauricio Rubio2014-11-24
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of October 10-11, 2014Jeff Moore2014-10-13
The BP Wayback Machine: Another Opening DayKevin Goldstein2014-04-03
This article requires BP Premium accessPurpose Pitches: AL NRIs to WatchChristina Kahrl2011-02-16
Future Shock: Cincinnati Reds Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2011-02-07
Minor Issues: Discoveries and Perspectives, with Kyle WaldropDavid Laurila2010-08-18
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: State of the Systems, AL CentralKevin Goldstein2007-06-14
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: State of the Systems, AL CentralKevin Goldstein2007-04-18
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: High-A PreviewKevin Goldstein2007-04-08


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, Kyle Waldrop threw 759 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2010 and 2012, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2012, he relied primarily on his Sinker (90mph), also mixing in a Slider (80mph). He also rarely threw a Change (84mph).