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Portrait of Jacob deGrom

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 26)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
123.7 4.37 1.34 90 5 10 0 -0.2
Birth Date6-19-1988
Height6' 4"
Weight180 lbs
Age26 years, 4 months, 3 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
2010
2011
2012
2013
2.62014
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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 NYN 26 22 22 140.3 140.3 0.0 9 6 0 0 17 0 565 117 44 42 7 167 43 41 1 144 2.69 2.64 3.27 23.6 2.8
Career2222140.3140.30.0960017056511744427167434111442.692.643.2723.62.8

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 KNG Rk 6 6 26.0 5.72 69 .315 .246 .300 .363 .261 .388 94 -1.3 -0.1 -1.3 -0.1
2012 SAV A 15 15 89.7 3.18 125 .220 .260 .328 .380 .263 .277 89 21.6 2.2 21.6 2.2
2012 SLU A+ 4 4 21.7 4.25 121 .186 .248 .316 .365 .247 .213 113 3.6 0.4 3.6 0.4
2013 SLU A+ 2 2 12.0 3.79 112 .237 .250 .316 .371 .258 .333 93 1.1 0.1 1.1 0.1
2013 BIN AA 10 10 60.0 4.06 106 .293 .252 .327 .385 .266 .342 98 8.5 0.9 7.7 0.9
2013 LVG AAA 14 14 75.7 4.50 114 .267 .276 .341 .415 .266 .342 110 14.6 1.5 17.2 1.8
2014 NYN MLB 22 22 140.3 3.27 113 .232 .252 .309 .383 .260 .297 93 20.5 2.3 23.6 2.8
2014 LVG AAA 7 7 38.3 4.27 122 .244 .277 .342 .464 .269 .311 111 9.4 0.9 9.5 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
2010 KNG Rk 1 1 0 6 6 26.0 35 6 22 2 60% .388 12.1 2.1 0.7 7.6 1.58 5.19 -1.3 -0.1
2012 SLU A+ 3 0 0 4 4 21.7 14 6 18 1 39% .213 5.8 2.5 0.4 7.5 0.92 2.08 3.6 0.4
2012 SAV A 6 3 0 15 15 89.7 77 14 78 3 52% .277 7.7 1.4 0.3 7.8 1.01 2.51 21.6 2.2
2013 BIN AA 2 5 0 10 10 60.0 69 20 44 4 45% .342 10.3 3.0 0.6 6.6 1.48 4.80 7.7 0.9
2013 SLU A+ 1 0 0 2 2 12.0 12 2 13 1 47% .333 9.0 1.5 0.8 9.8 1.17 3.00 1.1 0.1
2013 LVG AAA 4 2 0 14 14 75.7 87 24 63 6 47% .342 10.3 2.9 0.7 7.5 1.47 4.52 17.2 1.8
2014 NYN MLB 9 6 0 22 22 140.3 117 43 144 7 47% .297 7.5 2.8 0.4 9.2 1.14 2.69 23.6 2.8
2014 LVG AAA 4 0 0 7 7 38.3 39 10 29 2 60% .311 9.2 2.3 0.5 6.8 1.28 2.58 9.5 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
2014 2225 0.5038 0.4894 0.7521 0.6601 0.3161 0.8338 0.5788 0.2433
Career22250.50380.48940.75210.66010.31610.83380.57880.2433

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-08-08 2014-08-23 15-DL 15 14 Right Shoulder Tendonitis Rotator Cuff -
2011-06-21 2011-09-01 Minors 72 0 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Contract purchased by NY Mets 11/20/13. Re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14.
  • Drafted by NY Mets 2010 (9-272) (Stetson). $95,000 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 0 0 0 0 0 52.1 44 14 37 5 .270 1.11 3.33 3.62 0.0 0.0
80o 0 0 0 0 0 46.6 42 13 33 5 .284 1.19 3.69 4.01 0.0 0.0
70o 0 0 0 0 0 42.8 41 13 31 5 .294 1.25 3.96 4.3 0.0 0.0
60o 0 0 0 0 0 39.5 39 12 28 4 .302 1.30 4.19 4.56 0.0 0.0
50o 0 0 0 0 0 36.6 37 12 26 4 .310 1.34 4.41 4.8 0.0 0.0
40o 0 0 0 0 0 33.7 36 11 24 4 .318 1.39 4.64 5.04 0.0 0.0
30o 0 0 0 0 0 30.7 34 11 22 4 .326 1.45 4.88 5.3 0.0 0.0
20o 0 0 0 0 0 27.2 31 10 20 3 .336 1.51 5.16 5.61 0.0 0.0
10o 0 0 0 0 0 22.6 28 9 16 3 .350 1.60 5.57 6.05 0.0 0.0
Weighted Mean0000036.23712264.3081.334.394.770.00.0

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
11% 21% 7% 21% 29%

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
20152731051054531541646.3031.274.024.378.92.56.91.00.4
20162821045047461336546.3051.253.874.218.72.56.81.00.4
20172921039041411132546.3111.274.104.459.02.47.01.10.2
20183021035037381028446.3121.294.244.609.22.46.81.00.2
20193111030032321122446.3111.364.524.919.13.16.31.10.0
20203210027028301019346.3101.414.755.179.53.26.01.0-0.1
2021332103003232924446.3081.284.054.409.02.56.81.10.2
2022341102903131823346.3091.274.034.389.12.36.80.90.2
2023351102702929822346.3091.294.014.369.12.56.90.90.2

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
20.21.71.6out of baseball0.75.5

Comparable Players (Similarity Index 89)

Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 97 Brad Meyers 2012 0.00 DNP
2 95 Phil Irwin 2013 9.64
3 94 Matt Buschmann 2010 0.00 DNP
4 93 Cesar Valdez 2011 0.00 DNP
5 93 Richie Gardner 2008 0.00 DNP
6 93 Joe Martinez 2009 8.10
7 93 Graham Godfrey 2011 5.04
8 92 Chris Cody 2010 0.00 DNP
9 92 Hector Ambriz 2010 5.77
10 92 Heath Rollins 2011 0.00 DNP
11 92 Sam LeCure 2010 4.50
12 92 Paul Oseguera 2010 0.00 DNP
13 91 Michael Madsen 2009 0.00 DNP
14 91 Polin Trinidad 2011 0.00 DNP
15 91 Wes Musick 2013 0.00 DNP
16 91 Jeremy Hefner 2012 5.19
17 91 Drew Naylor 2012 0.00 DNP
18 91 Kevin Pucetas 2011 0.00 DNP
19 91 Andrew Carraway 2013 0.00 DNP
20 91 Yohan Flande 2012 0.00 DNP
21 91 Terry Doyle 2012 0.00 DNP
22 90 Thad Weber 2011 0.00 DNP
23 90 Randy Boone 2011 0.00 DNP
24 90 Carlos Hernandez 2013 0.00 DNP
25 90 Jacob Pettit 2013 0.00 DNP
26 90 Mike Ballard 2010 0.00 DNP
27 90 Yohan Pino 2010 0.00 DNP
28 89 Marco Estrada 2010 10.32
29 89 Jose Rosario 2012 0.00 DNP
30 89 Matthew Neil 2013 0.00 DNP
31 89 Duane Below 2012 4.86
32 89 Robert Ray 2010 2.45
33 89 Austin Adams 2013 0.00 DNP
34 89 Shane Komine 2007 4.70
35 89 Brandon Dickson 2011 3.24
36 89 Collin McHugh 2013 10.04
37 89 James Simmons 2013 0.00 DNP
38 89 Alex Wilson 2013 5.20
39 89 Tobi Stoner 2011 0.00 DNP
40 89 Aaron Shafer 2013 0.00 DNP
41 89 Cory Luebke 2011 3.48
42 89 Andrew Baldwin 2009 0.00 DNP
43 89 J.D. Martin 2009 4.68
44 89 Matt Klinker 2011 0.00 DNP
45 89 Ryan Mattheus 2010 0.00 DNP
46 88 Brandon Hynick 2011 0.00 DNP
47 88 Chris Rusin 2013 4.07
48 88 Tom Koehler 2012 5.40
49 88 Dave McKae 2008 0.00 DNP
50 88 Jason Windsor 2009 0.00 DNP
51 88 David Purcey 2008 5.68
52 88 Brett Lorin 2013 0.00 DNP
53 88 Chris Narveson 2008 0.00 DNP
54 88 Kris Johnson 2011 0.00 DNP
55 88 Matt Wright 2008 0.00 DNP
56 88 Red Patterson 2013 0.00 DNP
57 88 Ben Jukich 2009 0.00 DNP
58 88 Armando Galarraga 2008 4.18
59 88 Stephen Faris 2010 0.00 DNP
60 87 Jack Egbert 2009 27.00
61 87 Alfredo Figaro 2011 0.00 DNP
62 87 Bruce Billings 2012 0.00 DNP
63 87 Steven Hensley 2013 0.00 DNP
64 87 Heath Phillips 2008 0.00 DNP
65 87 Steven Wright 2011 0.00 DNP
66 87 Adrian Alaniz 2010 0.00 DNP
67 87 Joe Savery 2012 6.12
68 87 Scott Gorgen 2013 0.00 DNP
69 87 Erik Davis 2013 3.12
70 87 Pat Misch 2008 5.85
71 87 Oliver Drake 2013 0.00 DNP
72 87 David Pauley 2009 0.00 DNP
73 87 Ryan Mullins 2010 0.00 DNP
74 87 Justin Jones 2011 0.00 DNP
75 87 Dan Houston 2013 0.00 DNP
76 87 Jeff Manship 2011 8.10
77 87 J.R. Mathes 2008 0.00 DNP
78 87 Trey Hearne 2010 0.00 DNP
79 87 Nick Schmidt 2012 0.00 DNP
80 87 Carlos Fisher 2009 4.30
81 87 Richard Zagone 2013 0.00 DNP
82 87 Amaury Rivas 2012 0.00 DNP
83 87 Bobby Lanigan 2013 0.00 DNP
84 87 Bryan Evans 2013 0.00 DNP
85 87 Bryan Morris 2013 3.46
86 87 James Houser 2011 0.00 DNP
87 87 Frank Herrmann 2010 4.43
88 86 Jared Hughes 2012 3.57
89 86 Travis Banwart 2012 0.00 DNP
90 86 Chris Seddon 2010 5.64
91 86 Chaz Roe 2013 4.03
92 86 Tyler Cloyd 2013 6.71
93 86 Dan Meyer 2008 9.11
94 86 Alan Johnson 2010 0.00 DNP
95 86 David Kopp 2012 0.00 DNP
96 86 Tony Watson 2011 3.95
97 86 Brian Bass 2008 5.54
98 86 Jeremy Bleich 2013 0.00 DNP
99 86 Michael Cisco 2013 0.00 DNP
100 86 Josh Romanski 2013 0.00 DNP

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BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2014 Due to publishing agreements, the 2014 player comments and team essays are only available in the Baseball Prospectus 2014 book (available in hardcopy, e-book, and Kindle).

BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDeep Impact: Week SixBen Carsley2014-05-15
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: New York Mets Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2012-12-18


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2014-10-17 12:00:00 (link to chat)Any under the radar pitching prospects or young pitchers who could surprise next year by taking a big step forward like Corey Kluber, or to a lesser extent Carlos Carrasco and Jacob DeGrom? Thanks.
(John from Texas)
Do I look like Jason Parks?

I guess I do, kind of. Can we get a ruling on this? (Andy McCullough)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Jacob deGrom has thrown 2,231 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2014, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (95mph), also mixing in a Sinker (94mph), Slider (88mph), Change (85mph) and Curve (80mph).