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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 30)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date6-7-1984
Height6' 3"
Weight225 lbs
Age30 years, 5 months, 20 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
-0.72010
-0.32011
2012
2013
0.02014
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
2009 CHN 25 11 0 12.0 0.0 12.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 46 10 1 1 0 11 1 1 0 7 0.75 2.14 2.50 2.6 0.3
2010 CHN 26 41 0 40.0 0.0 40.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 187 45 27 23 3 60 20 19 3 14 5.18 5.11 6.51 -6.5 -0.7
2011 CHN 27 8 0 12.0 0.0 12.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 52 11 5 5 1 19 6 5 2 6 3.75 5.08 7.21 -2.5 -0.3
Career60064.00.064.001000028566332949027255274.084.545.90-6.5-0.7

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
2005 PEO A 2 1 6.7 6.27 -54 .265 .261 .342 .407 .272 .391 27 -0.0 -0.0 -0.0 -0.0
2005 STA A- 15 9 58.7 5.09 21 .215 .250 .330 .368 .262 .322 46 -1.8 -0.2 -1.8 -0.2
2006 DAY A+ 24 24 115.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .324 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 TEN AA 27 26 140.0 5.33 84 .268 .256 .329 .391 .261 .325 101 1.6 0.2 -0.5 -0.4
2007 MSS Wnt 10 0 14.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .352 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2008 TEN AA 5 5 28.3 5.65 91 .239 .264 .343 .404 .257 .277 111 0.8 0.1 1.0 0.1
2008 IOW AAA 27 16 90.3 7.83 62 .254 .274 .343 .438 .255 .281 113 -4.4 -0.4 -5.8 -0.5
2009 CHN MLB 11 0 12.0 2.50 144 .165 .274 .339 .464 .280 .263 100 2.6 0.3 2.6 0.3
2009 IOW AAA 37 0 55.7 4.96 77 .238 .262 .332 .401 .272 .235 83 -1.5 -0.1 -1.9 -0.1
2010 CHN MLB 41 0 40.0 6.51 47 .291 .260 .325 .407 .271 .286 97 -6.5 -0.7 -6.5 -0.7
2010 IOW AAA 21 0 29.7 6.08 80 .248 .278 .350 .434 .265 .239 98 -1.2 -0.1 -1.3 -0.1
2011 CHN MLB 8 0 12.0 7.21 30 .267 .251 .321 .408 .262 .270 102 -2.2 -0.2 -2.5 -0.3
2011 IOW AAA 27 0 29.7 8.52 51 .266 .279 .350 .432 .263 .281 101 -5.3 -0.5 -5.3 -0.5
2012 PEO A 13 0 26.7 5.32 82 .320 .257 .329 .386 .265 .346 97 -1.1 -0.1 -1.1 -0.1
2012 CUB Rk 3 2 4.3 6.32 73 .384 .260 .337 .354 .265 .429 92 0.9 0.1 0.9 0.1
2013 CSP AAA 3 3 17.3 7.47 54 .265 .272 .331 .416 .266 .258 107 -1.6 -0.2 -1.4 -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
2005 PEO A 0 0 0 2 1 6.7 9 6 3 0 57% .391 12.1 8.1 0.0 4.0 2.24 9.40 -0.0 -0.0
2005 STA A- 6 2 0 15 9 58.7 48 20 52 3 71% .322 7.4 3.1 0.5 8.0 1.16 3.53 -1.8 -0.2
2006 DAY A+ 7 7 0 24 24 115.0 126 53 82 4 0% .324 9.9 4.1 0.3 6.4 1.56 4.38 0.0 0.0
2007 TEN AA 7 7 0 27 26 140.0 157 69 69 4 62% .325 10.1 4.4 0.3 4.4 1.61 4.95 -0.5 -0.4
2007 MSS Wnt 1 1 0 10 0 14.0 19 6 8 0 0% .352 12.2 3.9 0.0 5.1 1.79 7.07 0.0 0.0
2008 TEN AA 0 3 0 5 5 28.3 29 11 10 1 74% .277 9.2 3.5 0.3 3.2 1.41 3.50 1.0 0.1
2008 IOW AAA 4 6 0 27 16 90.3 91 48 49 11 62% .281 9.1 4.8 1.1 4.9 1.54 5.68 -5.8 -0.5
2009 CHN MLB 0 0 0 11 0 12.0 10 1 7 0 55% .263 7.5 0.8 0.0 5.2 0.92 0.75 2.6 0.3
2009 IOW AAA 6 2 0 37 0 55.7 41 29 35 2 62% .235 6.6 4.7 0.3 5.7 1.26 2.42 -1.9 -0.1
2010 IOW AAA 4 1 0 21 0 29.7 24 12 16 2 72% .239 7.3 3.6 0.6 4.8 1.21 3.64 -1.3 -0.1
2010 CHN MLB 0 1 0 41 0 40.0 45 20 14 3 54% .286 10.1 4.5 0.7 3.1 1.62 5.17 -6.5 -0.7
2011 IOW AAA 4 1 3 27 0 29.7 29 17 17 4 67% .281 8.8 5.2 1.2 5.2 1.55 5.16 -5.3 -0.5
2011 CHN MLB 0 0 0 8 0 12.0 11 6 6 1 53% .270 8.2 4.5 0.8 4.5 1.42 3.75 -2.5 -0.3
2012 CUB Rk 0 0 0 3 2 4.3 9 4 2 0 67% .429 18.7 8.3 0.0 4.2 3.00 14.54 0.9 0.1
2012 PEO A 0 3 0 13 0 26.7 36 14 17 0 61% .346 12.2 4.7 0.0 5.7 1.88 5.40 -1.1 -0.1
2013 CSP AAA 1 1 0 3 3 17.3 18 5 4 2 64% .258 9.3 2.6 1.0 2.1 1.33 5.19 -1.4 -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
2009 130 0.5615 0.6077 0.8228 0.7808 0.3860 0.9474 0.5000 0.1772
2010 652 0.4985 0.4448 0.8828 0.6492 0.2416 0.9336 0.7468 0.1172
2011 179 0.4413 0.4134 0.9189 0.6456 0.2300 0.9608 0.8261 0.0811
Career9610.49640.4610.88140.66630.2590.94050.72820.1186

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2011-08-22 2011-09-06 Minors 15 13 Right Elbow Inflammation - -
2011-05-29 2011-06-23 Minors 25 25 - Not Disclosed - -
2009-10-01 2009-10-02 DTD 1 0 Right Lower Leg Contusion -
2009-04-17 2009-05-22 Minors 35 0 Right Shoulder Impingement -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2010 CHN $403,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$403,000
1 yrTotal$403,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 22 d1 year (2013)

Details
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by Colorado as a free agent 12/19/12 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2012). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 11/15/11 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2011). Sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago Cubs 10/4/11.
  • 1 year/$0.403M (2010). Re-signed 2/10.
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009). Contract purchased 11/19/08. Re-signed 2/25/09.
  • Acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from NY Yankees 8/27/05.
  • Signed as an amateur free agent 5/04.
  • Drafted 2003 (43-1,290).

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This article requires BP Premium accessSobsequy: Notable NL Minor-League Free Agent SigneesAdam Sobsey2013-02-27
This article requires BP Premium accessCollateral Damage: Aches and StrainsBen Lindbergh2011-09-16
This article requires BP Premium accessCollateral Damage: Aches and StrainsCorey Dawkins2011-09-16
Transaction Analysis Blog: Branyan Finds a New Home, Cubs Grab Another ArmR.J. Anderson2011-05-26
Transaction Analysis: Heroes Take a FallBen Lindbergh2011-05-18
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Trading Up from Dickerson to MorganChristina Kahrl2011-03-29
This article requires BP Premium accessPurpose Pitches: Day One at HoHoKamChristina Kahrl2011-03-10
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Branyan, Weeks, and DetritusChristina Kahrl2011-02-22
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: NL Central RoundupChristina Kahrl2011-01-12
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Phillies, Nationals, CubsChristina Kahrl2010-09-22
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Shuffling SeniorsChristina Kahrl2010-07-12
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Getting a ComeSuppance?Christina Kahrl2010-06-15
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: NL Central UpdateChristina Kahrl2010-06-01
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Senior ShufflingChristina Kahrl2010-05-10
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Wednesday UpdateJohn Perrotto2010-05-05
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Senior ShuffleChristina Kahrl2010-04-15
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Going to DozensChristina Kahrl2010-04-11
BP Unfiltered: UPDATED NL Projected Opening Day RostersJohn Perrotto2010-04-01
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Any Frandsen of Yours Is...Christina Kahrl2010-03-28
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Assorted Central MovesChristina Kahrl2009-09-06
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Me(l)t-downs and Brave-ryChristina Kahrl2009-08-18
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Assorted Senior CircuitryChristina Kahrl2009-08-14
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Deadline Day ActionChristina Kahrl2009-07-31
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Senior ShufflingChristina Kahrl2009-07-27


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Justin Berg threw 980 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2009 and 2011, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2011, he relied primarily on his Sinker (90mph), also mixing in a Slider (82mph). He also rarely threw a Curve (78mph).