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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 31)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date6-5-1983
Height6' 3"
Weight215 lbs
Age31 years, 5 months, 19 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
0.22010
0.32011
-0.52012
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
2006 CIN 23 29 0 27.7 0.0 27.7 2 1 2 1 0 0 123 33 16 13 3 49 9 8 0 23 4.23 3.83 4.49 3.4 0.3
2006 WAS 23 19 0 23.0 0.0 23.0 1 1 0 0 0 0 100 24 11 10 2 36 9 7 1 16 3.91 4.15 3.88 3.2 0.3
2007 CIN 24 19 0 14.3 0.0 14.3 3 3 1 1 0 0 63 16 10 10 1 26 5 4 0 14 6.28 3.18 4.15 2.6 0.3
2008 CIN 25 63 0 47.0 0.0 47.0 2 2 0 7 0 0 215 50 19 15 4 79 24 19 1 54 2.87 3.51 2.82 10.0 1.0
2010 CIN 27 35 0 28.3 0.0 28.3 0 2 0 0 0 0 117 21 13 13 4 38 10 9 0 30 4.13 3.88 4.20 1.7 0.2
2011 CIN 28 79 0 48.3 0.0 48.3 5 3 0 6 0 0 196 35 16 16 3 57 17 14 2 44 2.98 3.16 3.92 3.0 0.3
2012 CIN 29 14 0 8.7 0.0 8.7 0 0 0 3 0 0 43 6 5 5 2 14 14 14 0 7 5.19 9.37 10.86 -4.7 -0.5
Career2580197.30.0197.3131231800857185908219299887541883.743.834.0219.11.9

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
2004 BRV A+ 6 0 7.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .346 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 jav Wnt 9 0 16.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 POT A+ 8 0 12.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.318 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 HAR AA 3 0 5.7 4.22 105 .283 .268 .328 .412 .271 .500 67 0.9 0.1 0.8 0.1
2005 NWO AAA 23 0 21.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.513 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 CIN MLB 29 0 27.7 4.49 105 .272 .268 .331 .441 .267 .341 97 3.4 0.3 3.4 0.3
2006 WAS MLB 19 0 23.0 3.88 114 .269 .269 .338 .437 .264 .306 92 3.4 0.3 3.2 0.3
2006 NWO AAA 21 0 31.2 4.42 104 .249 .258 .328 .397 .256 .300 96 4.1 0.4 3.5 0.3
2007 CIN MLB 19 0 14.3 4.15 116 .262 .276 .339 .452 .271 .349 103 2.6 0.3 2.6 0.3
2007 SAR A+ 2 0 2.0 4.05 115 .050 .250 .311 .373 .248 .000 105 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0
2007 LOU AAA 18 0 19.0 1.87 156 .244 .261 .336 .395 .262 .350 97 8.2 0.8 8.2 0.8
2008 CIN MLB 63 0 47.0 2.82 139 .281 .269 .338 .426 .269 .348 99 10.0 1.0 10.0 1.0
2008 LOU AAA 9 0 9.0 4.50 88 .226 .276 .348 .433 .282 .294 90 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0
2009 LOU AAA 3 0 5.0 1.63 167 .112 .266 .337 .411 .250 .182 115 2.0 0.2 2.0 0.2
2010 CIN MLB 35 0 28.3 4.20 102 .234 .258 .324 .414 .270 .233 98 1.7 0.2 1.7 0.2
2010 LYN A+ 4 0 4.7 2.21 153 .145 .263 .350 .415 .268 .143 105 1.6 0.2 1.6 0.2
2010 LOU AAA 6 0 5.7 -0.49 212 .112 .266 .356 .440 .273 .167 92 3.6 0.3 3.6 0.3
2011 CIN MLB 79 0 48.3 3.92 108 .231 .259 .327 .417 .269 .246 102 3.0 0.3 3.0 0.3
2012 CIN MLB 14 0 8.7 10.86 -51 .358 .255 .324 .402 .262 .200 101 -4.7 -0.5 -4.7 -0.5
2012 DYT A 2 0 2.7 1.59 166 .063 .269 .342 .407 .275 .000 99 1.1 0.1 1.1 0.1
2012 LOU AAA 14 0 12.0 6.31 66 .330 .261 .336 .409 .271 .390 107 -1.6 -0.2 -1.6 -0.2
2013 HAR AA 4 0 4.3 1.72 160 .114 .244 .320 .362 .264 .250 95 1.4 0.1 1.4 0.1

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
2004 jav Wnt 0 0 0 9 0 16.0 21 4 16 1 0% .000 11.8 2.2 0.6 9.0 1.56 7.31 0.0 0.0
2004 BRV A+ 0 2 1 6 0 7.3 9 1 6 0 0% .346 11.1 1.2 0.0 7.4 1.37 4.93 0.0 0.0
2005 NWO AAA 1 4 2 23 0 21.3 23 9 25 3 0% -.513 9.7 3.8 1.3 10.6 1.50 5.07 0.0 0.0
2005 POT A+ 1 0 3 8 0 12.7 8 3 18 1 0% -.318 5.7 2.1 0.7 12.8 0.87 2.13 0.0 0.0
2005 HAR AA 1 0 1 3 0 5.7 10 1 6 1 40% .500 15.8 1.6 1.6 9.5 1.93 6.32 0.8 0.1
2006 CIN MLB 2 1 2 29 0 27.7 33 9 23 3 41% .341 10.7 2.9 1.0 7.5 1.52 4.23 3.4 0.3
2006 NWO AAA 4 1 5 21 0 31.2 26 9 45 5 41% .300 7.5 2.6 1.4 13.0 1.12 4.04 3.5 0.3
2006 WAS MLB 1 1 0 19 0 23.0 24 9 16 2 50% .306 9.4 3.5 0.8 6.3 1.43 3.91 3.2 0.3
2007 LOU AAA 1 2 0 18 0 19.0 19 6 29 1 44% .350 9.0 2.8 0.5 13.7 1.32 4.26 8.2 0.8
2007 SAR A+ 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 0 1 2 0 33% .000 0.0 4.5 0.0 9.0 0.50 0.00 0.2 0.0
2007 CIN MLB 3 3 1 19 0 14.3 16 5 14 1 43% .349 10.0 3.1 0.6 8.8 1.47 6.28 2.6 0.3
2008 CIN MLB 2 2 0 63 0 47.0 50 24 54 4 39% .348 9.6 4.6 0.8 10.3 1.57 2.87 10.0 1.0
2008 LOU AAA 0 0 1 9 0 9.0 6 5 15 1 33% .294 6.0 5.0 1.0 15.0 1.22 3.00 0.4 0.0
2009 LOU AAA 0 0 0 3 0 5.0 2 1 6 0 55% .182 3.6 1.8 0.0 10.8 0.60 0.00 2.0 0.2
2010 LYN A+ 0 0 0 4 0 4.7 1 2 9 0 43% .143 1.9 3.8 0.0 17.2 0.64 0.00 1.6 0.2
2010 LOU AAA 0 0 1 6 0 5.7 2 1 7 0 25% .167 3.2 1.6 0.0 11.1 0.53 0.00 3.6 0.3
2010 CIN MLB 0 2 0 35 0 28.3 21 10 30 4 39% .233 6.7 3.2 1.3 9.5 1.09 4.13 1.7 0.2
2011 CIN MLB 5 3 0 79 0 48.3 35 17 44 3 34% .246 6.5 3.2 0.6 8.2 1.08 2.98 3.0 0.3
2012 CIN MLB 0 0 0 14 0 8.7 6 14 7 2 27% .200 6.2 14.5 2.1 7.3 2.31 5.19 -4.7 -0.5
2012 LOU AAA 1 0 0 14 0 12.0 17 12 10 1 43% .390 12.8 9.0 0.8 7.5 2.42 9.00 -1.6 -0.2
2012 DYT A 1 0 0 2 0 2.7 0 1 4 0 80% .000 0.0 3.4 0.0 13.5 0.38 0.00 1.1 0.1
2013 HAR AA 0 0 0 4 0 4.3 2 1 6 0 38% .250 4.2 2.1 0.0 12.5 0.69 0.00 1.4 0.1

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
2008 767 0.4759 0.5046 0.7209 0.6548 0.3682 0.8410 0.5270 0.2791
2010 478 0.4833 0.4686 0.7054 0.6234 0.3239 0.8125 0.5125 0.2946
2011 799 0.4894 0.4668 0.7534 0.6752 0.2672 0.8106 0.6147 0.2466
2012 179 0.3911 0.3631 0.8000 0.5429 0.2477 0.9211 0.6296 0.1846
Career22230.47550.47190.73560.64640.31270.83040.56370.2631

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2012-07-31 2012-10-12 15-DL 73 60 - Low Back Strain - -
2012-04-19 2012-06-22 15-DL 64 56 Left Groin Strain - -
2012-03-06 2012-03-26 Camp 20 0 - Groin Strain - -
2010-04-08 2010-06-13 Minors 66 0 Left Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2009-05-19
2009-04-16 2009-09-13 Minors 150 0 Left Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2009-05-19
2009-03-08 2009-03-15 Camp 7 0 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2009-02-17 2009-03-07 Camp 18 0 Left Shoulder Soreness -
2008-02-18 2008-03-12 Camp 23 0 Left Shoulder Soreness -
2008-01-18 2008-01-18 Off 0 0 Abdomen Surgery Appendix 2008-01-18
2007-04-01 2007-07-20 60-DL 110 96 Left Fingers Fracture Index Finger -
2007-03-09 2007-04-01 Camp 23 0 Left Shoulder Soreness -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2013 WAS $
2012 CIN $1,417,500
2011 CIN $645,000
2007 CIN $382,500
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$2,445,000
3 yrTotal$2,445,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
5 y 18 dBobby Witt1 year (2013)

Details
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by Washington as a free agent 12/3/12 (minor-league contract). Retired 3/14.
  • 1 year/$1.4175M (2012). Re-signed by Cincinnati 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration). Sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 11/12 (refused assignment 11/7/12).
  • 1 year/$0.645M (2011). Re-signed by Cincinnati 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year (2010). Re-signed 3/10.
  • 1 year/$0.42M (2009). Re-signed 2/25/09.
  • 1 year (2008). Re-signed 3/6/08.
  • 1 year/$0.3825M (2007).
  • 1 year (2006). Contract purchased by Washington 6/06. Acquired in trade from Washington 7/06.
  • Drafted 2004 (1-13) (William & Mary). $1.75M signing bonus.

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Overthinking It: Measuring the Movement at This Year's DeadlineBen Lindbergh2012-08-07
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Future Shock Blog: Draft Day Dream CrushingKevin Goldstein2012-06-04
Transaction Analysis: Rollins in the DeepR.J. Anderson2011-12-19
Transaction Analysis: In with the NewBen Lindbergh2011-12-15
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Transaction Analysis: Heroes Take a FallBen Lindbergh2011-05-18
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Transaction Analysis Blog: A's Acquire PurceyR.J. Anderson2011-04-18
Prospectus Hit and Run: NL Bullpen BlowoutJay Jaffe2011-04-05
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Transaction Analysis: Votto's Extension and Being Young in New YorkChristina Kahrl2011-01-18
Prospectus Perspective: The Manager of the Year AwardChristina Kahrl2010-11-18
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One-Hoppers: Front Six LDS RostersChristina Kahrl2010-10-06
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BP Roundtables

DateRoundtable NameComment
2010-10-06 10:00:002010 Playoffs Day OneI remember when Bill Bray was the cost-effective first-round pick in one of the last Expos draft. I remember him closing out wins for William & Mary's best starter, Chris Ray. (Kevin Goldstein)
2010-10-06 10:00:002010 Playoffs Day OneRemember when Bill Bray and Gary Majewski was a paltry return for Austin Kearns? Those were the days.... (Brandon Warne)
 

PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Bill Bray threw 2,454 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2012, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training. In 2012, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (90mph) and Slider (83mph).