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Portrait of Kyle Waldrop

Kyle Waldrop PPirates

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2014 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
Age28 years, 5 months, 20 days
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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 MIN 25 7 0 11.0 0.0 11.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 50 10 7 7 1 14 6 4 0 5 5.73 4.97 5.01 0.4 0.0
2012 MIN 26 17 0 21.3 0.0 21.3 0 1 0 1 0 0 94 27 6 6 2 35 6 5 3 7 2.53 4.87 5.48 -0.2 -0.0

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
2004 ELZ Rk 4 4 25.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .290 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 BLT A 27 27 151.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -1.058 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 BLT A 18 18 110.1 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .284 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 FTM A+ 8 7 45.0 5.60 44 .284 .245 .320 .362 .247 .320 70 -2.6 -0.3 -2.6 -0.3
2007 FTM A+ 16 16 92.7 5.06 86 .245 .264 .337 .388 .257 .300 93 -0.8 -0.1 -0.8 -0.1
2007 NBR AA 11 11 59.0 5.68 89 .295 .266 .337 .409 .262 .327 111 2.9 0.3 2.9 0.3
2009 FTM A+ 20 0 35.0 4.32 90 .261 .258 .334 .377 .259 .358 97 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0
2009 NBR AA 31 0 55.7 4.89 78 .250 .261 .331 .383 .266 .283 92 -2.2 -0.2 -2.2 -0.2
2010 ROC AAA 59 0 87.7 4.71 95 .235 .264 .335 .417 .257 .303 100 3.6 0.3 3.6 0.3
2010 PES Wnt 10 0 12.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .400 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 MIN MLB 7 0 11.0 5.01 95 .250 .269 .333 .420 .268 .237 107 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0
2011 ROC AAA 56 0 79.0 5.73 70 .242 .257 .320 .396 .252 .302 99 -6.5 -0.6 -6.5 -0.6
2012 MIN MLB 17 0 21.3 5.48 86 .263 .263 .323 .422 .263 .329 108 -0.2 -0.0 -0.2 -0.0
2012 FTM A+ 4 0 4.0 1.84 161 .146 .255 .312 .350 .238 .222 104 1.4 0.1 1.4 0.1
2012 ROC AAA 24 0 35.0 6.44 46 .247 .258 .325 .385 .250 .288 95 -6.9 -0.7 -6.9 -0.7
2013 IND AAA 5 2 19.0 3.49 120 .156 .241 .311 .351 .242 .250 97 2.5 0.3 1.3 0.2

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
2004 ELZ Rk 2 0 0 4 4 25.0 21 3 25 1 0% .290 7.6 1.1 0.4 9.0 0.96 3.24 0.0 0.0
2005 BLT A 6 11 0 27 27 151.7 182 23 108 17 0% -1.058 10.8 1.4 1.0 6.4 1.35 4.98 0.0 0.0
2006 BLT A 6 3 0 18 18 110.1 110 17 62 8 0% .284 9.0 1.4 0.7 5.1 1.15 3.84 0.0 0.0
2006 FTM A+ 3 2 0 8 7 45.0 48 17 25 4 48% .320 9.6 3.4 0.8 5.0 1.44 3.60 -2.6 -0.3
2007 FTM A+ 7 5 0 16 16 92.7 90 24 57 3 56% .300 8.7 2.3 0.3 5.5 1.23 3.40 -0.8 -0.1
2007 NBR AA 3 6 0 11 11 59.0 74 19 33 7 53% .327 11.3 2.9 1.1 5.0 1.58 5.34 2.9 0.3
2009 FTM A+ 3 2 3 20 0 35.0 43 7 20 0 64% .358 11.1 1.8 0.0 5.1 1.43 3.09 0.4 0.0
2009 NBR AA 2 3 0 31 0 55.7 51 18 30 2 60% .283 8.2 2.9 0.3 4.8 1.24 1.45 -2.2 -0.2
2010 ROC AAA 5 3 2 59 0 87.7 89 20 60 5 63% .303 9.1 2.1 0.5 6.2 1.24 2.57 3.6 0.3
2010 PES Wnt 1 0 0 10 0 12.3 24 6 5 4 0% .400 17.6 4.4 2.9 3.7 2.44 16.10 0.0 0.0
2011 ROC AAA 5 5 3 56 0 79.0 84 18 44 7 66% .302 9.6 2.1 0.8 5.0 1.29 3.87 -6.5 -0.6
2011 MIN MLB 1 0 0 7 0 11.0 10 6 5 1 77% .237 8.2 4.9 0.8 4.1 1.45 5.73 0.4 0.0
2012 MIN MLB 0 1 0 17 0 21.3 27 6 7 2 73% .329 11.4 2.5 0.8 3.0 1.55 2.53 -0.2 -0.0
2012 ROC AAA 0 0 4 24 0 35.0 35 13 16 1 75% .288 9.0 3.3 0.3 4.1 1.37 3.34 -6.9 -0.7
2012 FTM A+ 0 0 0 4 0 4.0 2 1 5 0 33% .222 4.5 2.2 0.0 11.2 0.75 0.00 1.4 0.1
2013 IND AAA 1 0 0 5 2 19.0 13 3 15 0 65% .250 6.2 1.4 0.0 7.1 0.84 2.37 1.3 0.2

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
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Injury History

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
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 2014, Kyle Waldrop threw 722 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).