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Thomas Diamond PCubs

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
1 29 1 3 0 36 6.83 -0.2
Birth Date4-6-1983
Height6' 3"
Weight250 lbs
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WARP Summary

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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
2010 CHN 27 16 3 29.0 13.0 16.0 1 3 0 1 1 0 138 33 23 22 5 54 18 16 2 36 6.83 4.93 5.95 -2.1 -0.2
Career16329.013.016.013011013833232255418162366.834.935.95-2.1-0.2

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2004 CLN A 7 7 30.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .262 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 SPO A- 5 3 15.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .419 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 BAK A+ 14 14 81.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.347 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 FRI AA 14 14 69.0 4.79 83 .277 .273 .335 .423 .266 .241 82 9.9 1.0 9.9 1.0
2006 FRI AA 27 27 129.0 4.61 76 .266 .264 .340 .405 .269 .314 74 20.4 2.2 20.4 2.2
2008 FRI AA 12 11 53.7 5.23 70 .309 .275 .349 .422 .281 .323 86 -2.3 -0.2 -2.3 -0.2
2009 FRI AA 32 0 44.7 3.95 128 .263 .269 .345 .397 .250 .336 116 10.5 1.1 10.5 1.1
2009 OKL AAA 6 1 11.0 5.33 63 .316 .268 .345 .416 .288 .314 81 -1.0 -0.1 -1.0 -0.1
2009 MXC Wnt 3 3 14.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .219 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 CHN MLB 16 3 29.0 5.95 62 .316 .263 .323 .409 .269 .368 98 -1.6 -0.2 -2.1 -0.2
2010 IOW AAA 21 21 108.3 4.41 110 .231 .268 .336 .414 .257 .266 98 21.5 2.1 18.8 1.7
2011 IOW AAA 14 5 44.7 7.79 66 .303 .293 .361 .466 .271 .378 108 2.5 0.2 1.6 0.1
2011 ROC AAA 7 5 24.0 7.32 36 .328 .259 .328 .404 .255 .377 92 -4.9 -0.5 -4.9 -0.5

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 CLN A 1 0 0 7 7 30.7 18 8 42 1 0% .262 5.3 2.3 0.3 12.3 0.85 2.05 0.0 0.0
2004 SPO A- 0 2 1 5 3 15.3 13 5 26 0 0% .419 7.6 2.9 0.0 15.3 1.18 2.35 0.0 0.0
2005 FRI AA 5 4 0 14 14 69.0 66 38 68 8 43% .241 8.6 5.0 1.0 8.9 1.51 5.35 9.9 1.0
2005 BAK A+ 8 0 0 14 14 81.3 53 31 101 3 0% -.347 5.9 3.4 0.3 11.2 1.03 1.99 0.0 0.0
2006 FRI AA 12 5 0 27 27 129.0 104 78 145 14 36% .314 7.3 5.4 1.0 10.1 1.41 4.26 20.4 2.2
2008 FRI AA 3 3 0 12 11 53.7 54 37 47 3 37% .323 9.1 6.2 0.5 7.9 1.69 6.20 -2.3 -0.2
2009 MXC Wnt 2 0 0 3 3 14.0 8 3 15 1 0% .219 5.1 1.9 0.6 9.6 0.79 0.64 0.0 0.0
2009 FRI AA 1 3 1 32 0 44.7 43 37 50 3 39% .336 8.7 7.4 0.6 10.1 1.79 3.62 10.5 1.1
2009 OKL AAA 1 0 0 6 1 11.0 12 7 8 1 25% .314 9.8 5.7 0.8 6.5 1.73 6.55 -1.0 -0.1
2010 IOW AAA 5 4 0 21 21 108.3 86 46 104 9 34% .266 7.1 3.8 0.7 8.6 1.22 3.16 18.8 1.7
2010 CHN MLB 1 3 0 16 3 29.0 33 18 36 5 32% .368 10.2 5.6 1.6 11.2 1.76 6.83 -2.1 -0.2
2011 ROC AAA 0 4 0 7 5 24.0 32 15 27 6 33% .377 12.0 5.6 2.2 10.1 1.96 8.25 -4.9 -0.5
2011 IOW AAA 1 3 0 14 5 44.7 58 32 46 7 38% .378 11.7 6.4 1.4 9.3 2.01 8.66 1.6 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
2010 591 0.4805 0.4550 0.7836 0.6514 0.2704 0.8432 0.6506 0.2164
Career5910.48050.4550.78360.65140.27040.84320.65060.2164

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2009-05-02 2009-05-12 Minors 10 0 Right Shoulder Strain Rotator Cuff -
2008-08-12 2008-09-16 Minors 35 0 Right Ankle Surgery Bone Spur 2008-09-13
2008-07-05 2008-07-05 On-Alr 0 0 Right Ankle Bone Spur -
2008-07-01 2008-07-20 Minors 19 0 - Not Disclosed -
2008-04-17 2008-06-16 60-DL 60 56 Right Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2007-03-20
2008-03-17 2008-04-05 Camp 19 4 Right Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2007-03-20
2007-04-05 2007-09-07 Minors 155 0 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2007-03-20 -
2006-07-19 2006-07-31 Minors 12 0 Right Forearm Cramp -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 124 dLarry Reynolds2011

Details
  • 2011
  • 1 year (2010). Contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 8/2/10.
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009). Re-signed by Texas 2/25/09. Claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers 9/4/09 after being DFA by Texas 9/1/09.
  • 1 year (2008). Contract purchased by Texas 11/19/07
  • Drafted by Texas 2004 (1-10) (New Orleans). $2.025M signing bonus.

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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: There's No Such Thing as a Catching ProspectBen Lindbergh2011-06-21
Transaction Analysis: Heroes Take a FallBen Lindbergh2011-05-18
This article requires BP Premium accessTeam Injury Projection: Chicago CubsMarc Normandin2011-03-18
This article requires BP Premium accessTeam Injury Projection: Chicago CubsCorey Dawkins2011-03-18
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Senior Circuit ShufflingChristina Kahrl2011-03-17
BP Unfiltered: Day Three in AZ, Cubs vs. SoxChristina Kahrl2011-03-11
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayer Profile: C.J. WilsonMarc Normandin2010-10-28
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Beat: Hot Spots: Starting PitchersBill Baer2010-08-20
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Beat: Hot Spots: Starting PitchersBill Baer2010-08-13
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: NL Central RoundupChristina Kahrl2010-08-12
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Beat: Hot Spots: Starting PitchersBill Baer2010-08-06
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Deadline Day Outcomes in the NLChristina Kahrl2010-08-01
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Deadline Day Outcomes in the NLKevin Goldstein2010-08-01
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Beat: Rotation PromotionsBill Baer2010-07-30
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of May 18Kevin Goldstein2010-05-19
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: A Tiger of a New StripeJohn Perrotto2010-05-12
This article requires BP Premium accessExpanded Horizons: Seeing RedTommy Bennett2010-01-21
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Winding Down the NLChristina Kahrl2009-10-01
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: AL West MovesChristina Kahrl2009-09-14
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Assorted Central MovesChristina Kahrl2009-09-06
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Pirates Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2008-12-29
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Preview: Saturday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-07-12
UTK Wrap: Sound and Fury... and Progress?Will Carroll2008-06-13
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Doubling UpWill Carroll2008-06-02
UTK Wrap: Pitch Counts and Usage PatternsWill Carroll2008-05-30
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Two Steps Back, American LeagueKevin Goldstein2007-09-06
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Risers and Fallers, American LeagueKevin Goldstein2007-07-06
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Unpaid HazardsKevin Goldstein2007-05-03
This article requires BP Premium accessLies, Damned Lies: PECOTA Takes On Right-handed Pitching ProspectsNate Silver2007-04-20
Future Shock: Minor League MiscellanyKevin Goldstein2007-04-13
This article requires BP Premium accessEvery Given Sunday: The 500 Home Run ClubJohn Perrotto2007-03-25
Under The Knife: Vegas, Baby, VegasWill Carroll2007-03-21
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 13-18, 2007Christina Kahrl2007-03-19
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: State of the Systems, AL WestKevin Goldstein2007-03-15
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Texas Rangers Top Ten ProspectsKevin Goldstein2007-02-08
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Monday Morning Ten Pack, 8/21/06Kevin Goldstein2006-08-21
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Division Roundup, AL WestKevin Goldstein2006-08-08
This article requires BP Premium accessWill's Mill: The Mill Closes -- 5:00 P.M.Will Carroll2006-07-31
This article requires BP Premium accessWill's Mill: Saturday LoveWill Carroll2006-07-29
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: AL West Division Roundup, 6/27/06Kevin Goldstein2006-06-27
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Midpoint American League ReportKevin Goldstein2006-06-22
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Focus: The RotoWire ROI 100Erik Siegrist2006-06-20
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: AL West RoundupKevin Goldstein2006-05-09
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: American League, March 30-April 4Christina Kahrl2006-04-06
Transaction Analysis: March 14-16Christina Kahrl2006-03-17
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 10-13Christina Kahrl2006-03-14
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: State of the Systems: AL WestKevin Goldstein2006-03-06
Top 50 Prospects: The ListRany Jazayerli2006-02-20
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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Thomas Diamond threw 615 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2010 and 2011, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2011, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (91mph) and Cutter (87mph), also mixing in a Change (83mph).