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Blake Parker PCubs

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2014 Rest-of-Season Projections (seasonal age 29)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date6-19-1985
Height6' 3"
Weight225 lbs
Age29 years, 4 months, 11 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
2011
-0.22012
0.82013
0.02014
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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
2012 CHN 27 7 0 6.0 0.0 6.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 31 10 7 4 3 19 5 4 0 6 6.00 10.14 6.82 -1.5 -0.2
2013 CHN 28 49 0 46.3 0.0 46.3 1 2 1 0 0 0 195 39 17 14 4 60 15 14 2 55 2.72 2.87 3.21 7.6 0.8
2014 CHN 29 18 0 21.0 0.0 21.0 1 1 0 0 0 0 91 24 13 12 3 41 4 4 0 24 5.14 3.25 4.27 0.1 0.0
Career74073.30.073.32310003177337301012024222853.683.573.816.10.7

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
2007 BOI A- 8 0 11.3 3.50 134 .264 .261 .349 .384 .265 .405 109 3.2 0.3 3.2 0.3
2007 CUB Rk 11 0 15.0 4.16 123 .201 .269 .362 .392 .270 .238 99 3.1 0.3 3.1 0.3
2008 PEO A 23 0 47.3 3.59 110 .217 .252 .326 .377 .265 .261 95 6.8 0.7 6.8 0.7
2008 DAY A+ 20 0 21.3 3.29 127 .208 .246 .319 .359 .246 .290 106 5.0 0.5 5.0 0.5
2008 IOW AAA 2 0 3.0 8.70 51 .263 .287 .363 .478 .256 .000 111 -0.5 -0.0 -0.5 -0.0
2008 wai Wnt 11 0 14.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .326 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2009 TEN AA 10 0 12.3 2.21 144 .221 .252 .337 .372 .268 .348 92 3.4 0.4 3.4 0.4
2009 IOW AAA 45 0 51.0 3.74 112 .236 .265 .335 .399 .270 .260 88 6.8 0.7 6.8 0.7
2009 MSS Wnt 11 0 12.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .273 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 TEN AA 13 0 17.0 1.96 158 .167 .264 .338 .400 .264 .262 104 7.1 0.7 8.7 0.9
2010 IOW AAA 35 0 49.3 7.87 44 .288 .279 .350 .425 .263 .312 97 -8.5 -0.8 -7.3 -0.7
2011 TEN AA 16 0 24.0 4.90 114 .231 .258 .332 .392 .248 .271 119 3.7 0.4 3.4 0.3
2011 IOW AAA 37 0 51.3 3.58 137 .228 .286 .351 .443 .265 .267 101 14.4 1.4 14.9 1.5
2011 HER Wnt 28 0 30.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .263 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 CHN MLB 7 0 6.0 6.82 36 .395 .243 .297 .366 .246 .389 96 -1.5 -0.2 -1.5 -0.2
2012 IOW AAA 21 0 23.7 4.62 105 .215 .273 .341 .422 .267 .213 93 1.8 0.2 1.7 0.2
2013 CHN MLB 49 0 46.3 3.21 124 .237 .250 .315 .386 .256 .294 104 7.6 0.8 7.6 0.8
2013 IOW AAA 16 0 17.7 2.63 146 .195 .272 .346 .421 .271 .200 98 5.7 0.6 5.4 0.6
2014 CHN MLB 18 0 21.0 4.27 90 .313 .260 .321 .396 .267 .350 97 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0
2014 IOW AAA 35 0 35.7 3.33 131 .218 .270 .336 .407 .264 .325 94 8.8 0.9 9.8 0.9

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
2007 BOI A- 1 0 0 8 0 11.3 15 7 10 0 49% .405 11.9 5.6 0.0 8.0 1.95 3.19 3.2 0.3
2007 CUB Rk 1 0 2 11 0 15.0 10 3 14 0 57% .238 6.0 1.8 0.0 8.4 0.87 1.80 3.1 0.3
2008 wai Wnt 1 1 0 11 0 14.3 18 4 16 3 0% .326 11.3 2.5 1.9 10.1 1.54 6.29 0.0 0.0
2008 IOW AAA 0 0 0 2 0 3.0 1 2 3 1 38% .000 3.0 6.0 3.0 9.0 1.00 6.00 -0.5 -0.0
2008 PEO A 3 0 3 23 0 47.3 32 18 51 2 54% .261 6.1 3.4 0.4 9.7 1.06 1.33 6.8 0.7
2008 DAY A+ 1 2 9 20 0 21.3 17 10 21 0 55% .290 7.2 4.2 0.0 8.9 1.27 3.38 5.0 0.5
2009 MSS Wnt 2 1 2 11 0 12.0 12 6 11 3 0% .273 9.0 4.5 2.2 8.2 1.50 4.50 0.0 0.0
2009 TEN AA 0 0 3 10 0 12.3 8 8 19 0 57% .348 5.9 5.9 0.0 13.9 1.30 1.46 3.4 0.4
2009 IOW AAA 2 3 22 45 0 51.0 36 27 58 3 51% .260 6.4 4.8 0.5 10.2 1.24 3.00 6.8 0.7
2010 TEN AA 0 1 5 13 0 17.0 11 6 25 0 62% .262 5.8 3.2 0.0 13.2 1.00 2.65 8.7 0.9
2010 IOW AAA 1 4 2 35 0 49.3 52 28 42 9 46% .312 9.5 5.1 1.6 7.7 1.62 4.75 -7.3 -0.7
2011 HER Wnt 1 2 2 28 0 30.7 21 8 33 1 0% .263 6.2 2.3 0.3 9.7 0.95 3.23 0.0 0.0
2011 IOW AAA 3 3 4 37 0 51.3 37 27 60 5 39% .267 6.5 4.7 0.9 10.5 1.25 2.81 14.9 1.5
2011 TEN AA 1 2 3 16 0 24.0 20 13 20 1 46% .271 7.5 4.9 0.4 7.5 1.38 4.12 3.4 0.3
2012 CHN MLB 0 0 0 7 0 6.0 10 5 6 3 38% .389 15.0 7.5 4.5 9.0 2.50 6.00 -1.5 -0.2
2012 IOW AAA 1 1 6 21 0 23.7 16 6 22 3 42% .213 6.1 2.3 1.1 8.4 0.93 3.42 1.7 0.2
2013 CHN MLB 1 2 1 49 0 46.3 39 15 55 4 30% .294 7.6 2.9 0.8 10.7 1.17 2.72 7.6 0.8
2013 IOW AAA 0 1 7 16 0 17.7 8 10 26 1 28% .200 4.1 5.1 0.5 13.2 1.02 2.04 5.4 0.6
2014 CHN MLB 1 1 0 18 0 21.0 24 4 24 3 32% .350 10.3 1.7 1.3 10.3 1.33 5.14 0.1 0.0
2014 IOW AAA 0 1 25 35 0 35.7 28 13 52 3 44% .325 7.1 3.3 0.8 13.1 1.15 1.77 9.8 0.9

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
2012 126 0.4683 0.4683 0.7797 0.6610 0.2985 0.8718 0.6000 0.2203
2013 808 0.5421 0.4691 0.7573 0.6347 0.2730 0.8273 0.5644 0.2427
2014 359 0.5404 0.4875 0.7600 0.6392 0.3091 0.8468 0.5490 0.2343
Career12930.53440.47410.76020.63850.28550.83710.56360.2382

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2012-09-06 2012-10-04 60-DL 28 26 Right Elbow Contusion Bone From Batted Ball - -
2012-06-02 2012-08-28 60-DL 87 76 Right Elbow Stress Reaction - -
2012-05-20 2012-05-27 DTD 7 6 - Thigh Strain Hamstring - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
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Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 89 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/3/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 11/7/12 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Chicago Cubs 6/1/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 5/17/12. Sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago Cubs 10/26/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2010). Contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 11/20/09. Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 2/10. Sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago Cubs 10/14/10.
  • Drafted by Chicago Cubs 2006 (16-479) (Arkansas).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .195 .314 .282 .228
11 vs R (Multi) .254 .289 .418 .260
18 Split (Multi) -.060 .026 -.136 -.032
19 LgAvg (Multi) .010 .024 .026 .019
30 vs L (2013) .197 .305 .268 .222
31 vs R (2013) .236 .274 .387 .244
38 Split (2013) -.039 .031 -.119 -.022
39 LgAvg (2013) .010 .022 .028 .019

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BP Articles

Blake Parker is referenced in the following articles.

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This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Alcantara Can StayDaniel Rathman2014-07-11
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief PitchersIan Lefkowitz2014-03-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief PitchersJared Weiss2014-03-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief PitchersBen Murphy2014-03-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFive to Watch: The Save RushCraig Goldstein2013-09-20
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessBullpen Report: Oh, BrothersMike Gianella2013-08-29
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessBullpen Report: On the GrilliMike Gianella2013-07-25
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Stash List: Drawing a Line in the SandBret Sayre2013-07-23
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessBullpen Report: Trade Winds BlowingMike Gianella2013-07-18
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Stash List: Seeing the List in ActionBret Sayre2013-07-16
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessBullpen Report: Going DownhillMike Gianella2013-07-11
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Stash List: All Killer, No FillerBret Sayre2013-07-09
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 1, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-01
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Bonder the Next OneR.J. Anderson2013-06-03
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: June 2, 2013Clint Chisam2013-06-02
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: A 2012 Draftee In the ShowR.J. Anderson2012-09-10
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Does the Wolf Solve Problems?R.J. Anderson2012-08-30
Transaction Analysis: NL Central Roster MovesChristina Kahrl2010-11-30
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: SenioritisChristina Kahrl2010-04-27


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Blake Parker has thrown 1,360 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2009 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (92mph) and Curve (77mph), also mixing in a Splitter (82mph). He also rarely throws a Sinker (90mph).