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2014 Rest-of-Season Projections (seasonal age 24)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
0.3 3.92 1.36 0 0 0 0 0.0
Birth Date8-7-1989
Height6' 1"
Weight230 lbs
Age25 years, 2 months, 18 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
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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
2014 COL 24 54 0 68.7 0.0 68.7 2 1 0 4 0 0 285 51 39 32 7 83 31 29 1 63 4.19 3.99 4.60 2.5 0.2
Career54068.70.068.721040028551393278331291634.193.994.602.50.2

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
2010 STA A- 11 0 16.0 1.95 154 .108 .246 .313 .348 .253 .115 97 4.8 0.5 4.8 0.5
2011 CSC A 40 0 81.0 3.23 135 .247 .259 .327 .392 .259 .340 102 22.1 2.3 22.1 2.3
2012 TAM A+ 30 0 55.0 3.19 134 .189 .252 .320 .367 .245 .223 108 13.4 1.3 13.4 1.3
2012 TRN AA 1 0 2.0 1.27 172 .184 .256 .321 .380 .254 .333 101 0.9 0.1 0.9 0.1
2013 TRN AA 46 0 60.0 3.69 115 .227 .254 .323 .385 .264 .254 95 8.2 0.9 8.2 0.9
2014 COL MLB 54 0 68.7 4.60 102 .232 .250 .309 .383 .260 .240 118 3.2 0.4 2.5 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
2010 STA A- 0 0 3 11 0 16.0 3 5 25 0 38% .115 1.7 2.8 0.0 14.1 0.50 0.56 4.8 0.5
2011 CSC A 3 5 2 40 0 81.0 69 49 112 1 48% .340 7.7 5.4 0.1 12.4 1.46 4.22 22.1 2.3
2012 TRN AA 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 2 0 2 0 100% .333 9.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 1.00 0.00 0.9 0.1
2012 TAM A+ 2 1 6 30 0 55.0 30 24 72 3 35% .223 4.9 3.9 0.5 11.8 0.98 2.45 13.4 1.3
2013 TRN AA 1 3 15 46 0 60.0 38 45 74 4 45% .254 5.7 6.8 0.6 11.1 1.38 2.85 8.2 0.9
2014 COL MLB 2 1 0 54 0 68.7 51 31 63 7 48% .240 6.7 4.1 0.9 8.3 1.19 4.19 2.5 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
2014 1094 0.4973 0.4680 0.7598 0.6599 0.2782 0.8552 0.5359 0.2383
Career10940.49730.4680.75980.65990.27820.85520.53590.2383

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-08-13 2014-09-02 15-DL 20 18 Right Shoulder Inflammation -
2011-08-18 2011-08-23 Minors 5 0 - Not Disclosed - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 COL $500,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2011Current$500,000
1 yrTotal$500,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d1 year/$0.5M (2014)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014). Selected by Colorado from NY Yankees in Rule 5 draft 12/12/13. Signed by Colorado 3/9/14.
  • Drafted by NY Yankees 2010 (5-175) (Lynn University, Boca Raton, Fla.). $0.15M signing bonus.

2014 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/11/2014 05:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA FRA VORP WARP
90o 2.3 1 2.1 43 0 71.7 50 34 75 6 .268 1.17 3.01 3.27 14.5 1.5
80o 2 0.9 1.8 39 0 64.5 49 33 68 6 .285 1.27 3.46 3.76 9.5 1.0
70o 1.8 0.7 1.6 36 0 59.5 48 32 62 5 .298 1.35 3.80 4.13 6.4 0.7
60o 1.7 0.7 1.4 33 0 55.4 47 32 58 5 .309 1.42 4.09 4.45 4.0 0.4
50o 1.5 0.6 1.3 31 0 51.6 46 31 54 5 .319 1.48 4.37 4.75 2.0 0.2
40o 1.4 0.5 1.2 29 0 47.9 44 30 50 5 .330 1.55 4.66 5.06 0.3 0.0
30o 1.3 0.4 1 26 0 44.0 43 29 46 5 .341 1.63 4.97 5.4 -1.3 -0.1
20o 1.1 0.4 0.9 24 0 39.6 41 28 42 5 .354 1.72 5.35 5.81 -2.9 -0.3
10o 0.9 0.3 0.7 20 0 33.8 37 25 35 4 .372 1.86 5.88 6.39 -4.5 -0.5
Weighted Mean1.50.61.330050.84430535.3161.464.324.72.30.2

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2014 Projections)

Playing time estimates are based on performance, not Depth Charts.
Year Age W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP WHIP ERA FRA H/9 BB/9 K/9 HR/9 WARP
20152510125039352239441.3201.474.464.848.15.19.10.90.1
20162621130047402547541.3021.394.054.407.74.89.11.00.3
20172721131049412847541.2971.423.984.337.65.28.70.90.4
20182821132050442650541.3101.394.044.397.94.68.90.90.3
20192921132051452550641.3121.384.084.448.04.48.91.10.3
20203021132051452550541.3101.384.044.408.04.48.90.90.3
20213121131048432347541.3101.374.034.388.04.38.80.90.3
20223211129046412244541.3091.384.024.378.14.38.71.00.3
20233311127043392041541.3101.374.034.388.24.28.61.00.3

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
0.30.63.22.83.73.610.7

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Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 94 Casey Weathers 2009 0.00 DNP
2 94 Andrew Carignan 2011 5.68
3 93 Ryan Reid 2009 0.00 DNP
4 93 Sam Demel 2010 6.57
5 91 Kevin Quackenbush 2013 0.00 DNP
6 90 Keith Butler 2013 4.05
7 90 Robbie Weinhardt 2010 7.06
8 89 Chia-Jen Lo 2010 0.00 DNP
9 89 Kevin Whelan 2008 0.00 DNP
10 89 Corey Young 2011 0.00 DNP
11 88 Francisco Samuel 2011 0.00 DNP
12 88 Joe Paterson 2010 0.00 DNP
13 88 Omar Aguilar 2009 0.00 DNP
14 87 Rob Wooten 2010 0.00 DNP
15 87 Danny Farquhar 2011 18.00
16 87 Kevin Munson 2013 0.00 DNP
17 87 Christopher Manno 2013 0.00 DNP
18 86 Ty'Relle Harris 2011 0.00 DNP
19 86 Jason Stoffel 2013 0.00 DNP
20 86 Matt Gorgen 2011 0.00 DNP
21 86 Cory Burns 2012 5.50
22 86 Daniel Tillman 2013 0.00 DNP
23 86 David Carpenter 2012 4.76
24 86 Michael Morrison 2012 0.00 DNP
25 86 Matt Nevarez 2011 0.00 DNP
26 86 Ryan Buchter 2011 0.00 DNP
27 85 Beau Jones 2011 0.00 DNP
28 85 Scott Nestor 2009 0.00 DNP
29 85 Ryan Rodebaugh 2013 0.00 DNP
30 84 Matthew Hauser 2012 0.00 DNP
31 84 Iden Nazario 2013 0.00 DNP
32 84 Logan Bawcom 2013 0.00 DNP
33 84 Jose Valdez 2013 0.00 DNP
34 84 Cory Gearrin 2010 0.00 DNP
35 84 Matt Daly 2011 0.00 DNP
36 84 Billy Bullock 2012 0.00 DNP
37 84 Rob Bryson 2012 0.00 DNP
38 84 Shawn Tolleson 2012 4.54
39 84 Tyler Burgoon 2013 0.00 DNP
40 84 Paul Smyth 2011 0.00 DNP
41 84 Andrew Taylor 2011 0.00 DNP
42 83 Barret Browning 2009 0.00 DNP
43 83 Luke Gregerson 2008 0.00 DNP
44 83 Drew Hayes 2012 0.00 DNP
45 83 Martin Beno 2011 0.00 DNP
46 83 Wilfrido Perez 2009 0.00 DNP
47 83 Mickey Storey 2010 0.00 DNP
48 83 C.C. Lee 2011 0.00 DNP
49 83 Jeremy Berg 2011 0.00 DNP
50 83 Jeff Stevens 2008 0.00 DNP
51 83 Grant Sides 2013 0.00 DNP
52 83 Dakota Watts 2012 0.00 DNP
53 83 Jerry Blevins 2008 3.35
54 83 David Davidson 2008 0.00 DNP
55 83 Kam Mickolio 2008 5.87
56 83 Patrick Keating 2011 0.00 DNP
57 83 Matt Meyer 2009 0.00 DNP
58 83 Josh Judy 2010 0.00 DNP
59 83 Matt Elliot 2008 0.00 DNP
60 83 Kyler Newby 2009 0.00 DNP
61 83 Steven Ames 2012 0.00 DNP
62 83 Arnold Leon 2013 0.00 DNP
63 83 Ryan Verdugo 2011 0.00 DNP
64 83 Hunter Jones 2008 0.00 DNP
65 82 Chase Whitley 2013 0.00 DNP
66 82 Brandon Sisk 2010 0.00 DNP
67 82 Kanekoa Texeira 2010 5.28
68 82 Mace Thurman 2011 0.00 DNP
69 82 Adam Carr 2008 0.00 DNP
70 82 Brett Bochy 2012 0.00 DNP
71 82 Bryce Stowell 2011 0.00 DNP
72 82 Alan Farina 2011 0.00 DNP
73 82 Mark Melancon 2009 4.41
74 82 Donnie Joseph 2012 0.00 DNP
75 82 Sammy Gervacio 2009 2.14
76 82 Waldis Joaquin 2011 4.26
77 81 Phil McCormick 2013 0.00 DNP
78 81 Daniel Herrera 2009 4.52
79 81 Greg Holland 2010 7.23
80 81 Adam Kolarek 2013 0.00 DNP
81 81 Justin Miller 2011 0.00 DNP
82 81 Grant Dayton 2012 0.00 DNP
83 81 Yeliar Castro 2012 0.00 DNP
84 81 Rob Wort 2013 0.00 DNP
85 81 Blake King 2011 0.00 DNP
86 81 Dayan Diaz 2013 0.00 DNP
87 81 Phil Klein 2013 0.00 DNP
88 81 Coty Woods 2012 0.00 DNP
89 81 Josh Fields 2010 0.00 DNP
90 81 Jared Gayhart 2011 0.00 DNP
91 81 Jared Lansford 2011 0.00 DNP
92 81 Heath Hembree 2013 0.00
93 81 Jhan Marinez 2013 0.00 DNP
94 81 Chris Scholl 2012 0.00 DNP
95 81 Will Harris 2009 0.00 DNP
96 81 Eric Marzec 2012 0.00 DNP
97 81 Alexis Lara 2011 0.00 DNP
98 81 Michael Schwimer 2010 0.00 DNP
99 81 Brian Moran 2013 0.00 DNP
100 80 Tyler Knigge 2013 0.00 DNP

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BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2012 Reliever Tommy Kahnle can get his fastball into the high 90s, leading to a career 12.7 strikeouts per nine innings and just one home run allowed in 97 innings, but his mechanics and command await refinement.

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  Title Author Date
An Agent's Take: How the Unseen Post-Draft Process WorksJoshua Kusnick2014-07-10
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Lincecum Conquers AgainDaniel Rathman2014-06-26
This article requires BP Premium accessRule 5 Draft Recap: Scouting the PicksBP Prospect Staff2013-12-13
This article requires BP Premium accessRule 5 Draft Recap: Scouting the PicksJeff Moore2013-12-13


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Tommy Kahnle has thrown 1,117 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (95mph), also mixing in a Change (88mph) and Slider (85mph). He also rarely throws a Cutter (94mph) and Sinker (96mph).