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Luke Putkonen PTigers

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
3 48.3 1 5 1 39 4.66 -0.1
Birth Date5-10-1986
Height6' 6"
Weight215 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
2012 DET 26 12 0 16.0 0.0 16.0 0 2 1 1 0 0 72 19 7 7 0 25 8 7 0 10 3.94 3.30 4.34 1.2 0.1
2013 DET 27 30 0 29.7 0.0 29.7 1 3 0 0 0 0 127 30 11 10 4 42 9 9 0 28 3.03 3.85 4.86 0.5 0.1
2014 DET 28 2 0 2.7 0.0 2.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 6 8 8 2 15 2 2 1 1 27.00 15.53 15.96 -2.7 -0.3
Career44048.30.048.315110021755262568219181394.664.315.36-1.0-0.1

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2007 TGR Rk 3 3 8.7 3.26 77 .344 .249 .324 .369 .265 .429 47 2.4 0.2 2.4 0.2
2008 ONE A- 6 6 24.7 5.85 70 .235 .248 .321 .365 .253 .324 99 -1.1 -0.1 -1.1 -0.1
2009 WMI A 28 28 149.3 4.85 93 .249 .256 .328 .379 .256 .318 102 9.5 1.0 9.5 1.0
2010 LAK A+ 27 26 152.7 5.33 58 .246 .258 .326 .375 .266 .284 84 -15.7 -1.6 -15.7 -1.6
2011 LAK A+ 18 8 65.0 6.45 68 .282 .266 .332 .408 .260 .332 103 -4.8 -0.5 -4.8 -0.5
2011 ERI AA 11 11 52.3 7.55 24 .333 .257 .327 .392 .275 .314 90 -10.8 -1.1 -10.8 -1.1
2012 DET MLB 12 0 16.0 4.34 103 .259 .256 .317 .414 .260 .352 101 1.2 0.1 1.2 0.1
2012 TOL AAA 24 2 56.7 4.61 98 .265 .259 .328 .397 .253 .365 100 3.7 0.4 3.7 0.4
2012 MSS Wnt 6 6 21.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .265 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 DET MLB 30 0 29.7 4.86 88 .259 .250 .316 .402 .266 .302 101 0.5 0.1 0.5 0.1
2013 TOL AAA 20 1 37.7 3.14 124 .189 .254 .326 .382 .251 .258 94 7.6 0.8 7.6 0.8
2014 DET MLB 2 0 2.7 15.96 -170 .470 .229 .299 .359 .259 .333 104 -2.7 -0.3 -2.7 -0.3
2014 WMI A 3 0 2.7 17.91 -225 .336 .252 .317 .372 .253 .273 94 -2.6 -0.3 -2.6 -0.3
2014 TOL AAA 2 0 4.0 12.89 -96 .347 .265 .330 .393 .257 .353 97 -2.7 -0.3 -2.7 -0.3

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 TGR Rk 0 1 0 3 3 8.7 8 0 9 0 36% .429 8.3 0.0 0.0 9.3 0.92 4.14 2.4 0.2
2008 ONE A- 2 1 0 6 6 24.7 24 8 17 1 60% .324 8.7 2.9 0.4 6.2 1.30 3.64 -1.1 -0.1
2009 WMI A 7 8 0 28 28 149.3 148 47 115 3 62% .318 8.9 2.8 0.2 6.9 1.31 3.13 9.5 1.0
2010 LAK A+ 9 7 0 27 26 152.7 144 44 87 8 49% .284 8.5 2.6 0.5 5.1 1.23 3.18 -15.7 -1.6
2011 ERI AA 1 7 0 11 11 52.3 68 22 23 8 48% .314 11.7 3.8 1.4 4.0 1.72 7.57 -10.8 -1.1
2011 LAK A+ 2 6 0 18 8 65.0 77 18 52 10 51% .332 10.7 2.5 1.4 7.2 1.46 5.54 -4.8 -0.5
2012 TOL AAA 3 3 0 24 2 56.7 68 20 46 3 48% .365 10.8 3.2 0.5 7.3 1.55 4.92 3.7 0.4
2012 DET MLB 0 2 1 12 0 16.0 19 8 10 0 54% .352 10.7 4.5 0.0 5.6 1.69 3.94 1.2 0.1
2012 MSS Wnt 1 1 0 6 6 21.3 19 7 11 1 0% .265 8.0 3.0 0.4 4.6 1.22 5.06 0.0 0.0
2013 DET MLB 1 3 0 30 0 29.7 30 9 28 4 59% .302 9.1 2.7 1.2 8.5 1.31 3.03 0.5 0.1
2013 TOL AAA 2 0 1 20 1 37.7 25 13 38 0 53% .258 6.0 3.1 0.0 9.1 1.01 1.91 7.6 0.8
2014 TOL AAA 0 0 0 2 0 4.0 7 1 0 1 50% .353 15.8 2.2 2.2 0.0 2.00 11.25 -2.7 -0.3
2014 WMI A 0 1 0 3 0 2.7 4 2 0 1 67% .273 13.5 6.8 3.4 0.0 2.25 13.50 -2.6 -0.3
2014 DET MLB 0 0 0 2 0 2.7 6 2 1 2 43% .333 20.2 6.8 6.8 3.4 3.00 27.00 -2.7 -0.3

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 297 0.5051 0.4512 0.8358 0.6200 0.2789 0.8817 0.7317 0.1642
2013 479 0.5261 0.4193 0.7950 0.5794 0.2379 0.8699 0.5926 0.2050
2014 59 0.4407 0.3729 0.8636 0.5385 0.2424 0.9286 0.7500 0.1364
Career8350.51260.42740.81440.5910.25280.87820.65320.1856

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-04-19 - 60-DL - - Right Elbow Surgery Bone Spur 2014-06-12 -
2008-08-07 2008-09-08 Minors 32 0 Right Shoulder Strain -
2008-07-10 2008-07-27 Minors 17 0 Right Shoulder Strain - -
2005-01-01 2005-01-01 Coll 0 0 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 DET $510,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2011Current$510,000
1 yrTotal$510,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 18 d1 year/$0.51M (2014)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2014). Re-signed by Detroit 2/24/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by Detroit 2/18/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Contract purchased by Detroit 4/26/12.
  • Drafted by Detroit 2007 (3-121) (North Carolina). $0.236M signing bonus.

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This article requires BP Premium accessSkewed Left: The Missing Mound ChargeZachary Levine2014-06-19
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This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: May 21, 2013Clint Chisam2013-05-21
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This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: May 3, 2013Clint Chisam2013-05-03


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Luke Putkonen has thrown 828 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2012 and 2014, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (93mph) and Curve (79mph), also mixing in a Splitter (85mph).