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Portrait of John Ely

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IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date5-13-1986
Height6' 2"
Weight200 lbs
Age27 years, 11 months, 7 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
-0.62010
-0.02011
-0.02012
2013
0.12014
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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
2010 LAN 24 18 18 100.0 100.0 0.0 4 10 0 0 9 0 430 105 63 61 12 174 40 38 2 76 5.49 4.41 5.28 -3.4 -0.6
2011 LAN 25 5 1 12.7 5.7 7.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 56 12 6 6 2 22 7 6 0 13 4.26 4.65 4.85 -0.3 -0.0
2012 LAN 26 2 0 2.7 0.0 2.7 0 2 0 0 0 0 19 6 6 6 0 7 4 2 1 3 20.25 6.51 5.60 -0.4 -0.0

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
2007 GRF Rk 13 12 56.0 5.31 95 .245 .274 .345 .409 .265 .331 103 9.0 0.8 9.0 0.8
2008 WNS A+ 27 27 145.3 5.48 87 .256 .259 .336 .395 .263 .302 103 8.3 0.8 8.3 0.8
2009 BIR AA 27 27 156.3 4.47 88 .248 .254 .334 .373 .264 .291 90 2.4 0.3 2.4 0.3
2010 LAN MLB 18 18 100.0 5.28 62 .298 .253 .316 .398 .261 .310 87 -3.2 -0.3 -3.4 -0.6
2010 ABQ AAA 13 13 68.0 5.75 102 .253 .260 .330 .404 .256 .299 118 9.3 0.9 7.9 0.8
2011 LAN MLB 5 1 12.7 4.85 72 .300 .237 .298 .360 .246 .294 91 -0.3 -0.0 -0.3 -0.0
2011 ABQ AAA 25 25 144.3 6.56 95 .275 .282 .348 .440 .266 .326 118 13.3 1.3 15.0 1.5
2012 LAN MLB 2 0 2.7 5.60 50 .418 .270 .352 .425 .291 .545 87 -0.4 -0.0 -0.4 -0.0
2012 ABQ AAA 27 27 168.7 4.44 123 .230 .269 .333 .415 .267 .288 117 40.6 4.0 41.8 4.1
2013 OKL AAA 1 0 4.0 6.32 45 .179 .272 .348 .434 .292 .222 82 -0.7 -0.1 -0.7 -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
2007 GRF Rk 6 1 0 13 12 56.0 55 14 56 6 50% .331 8.8 2.2 1.0 9.0 1.23 3.86 9.0 0.8
2008 WNS A+ 10 12 0 27 27 145.3 142 46 134 18 52% .302 8.8 2.8 1.1 8.3 1.29 4.71 8.3 0.8
2009 BIR AA 14 2 0 27 27 156.3 140 50 125 9 53% .291 8.1 2.9 0.5 7.2 1.22 2.82 2.4 0.3
2010 ABQ AAA 5 4 0 13 13 68.0 70 29 56 10 48% .299 9.3 3.8 1.3 7.4 1.46 6.22 7.9 0.8
2010 LAN MLB 4 10 0 18 18 100.0 105 40 76 12 46% .310 9.4 3.6 1.1 6.8 1.45 5.49 -3.4 -0.6
2011 LAN MLB 0 1 0 5 1 12.7 12 7 13 2 44% .294 8.5 5.0 1.4 9.2 1.50 4.26 -0.3 -0.0
2011 ABQ AAA 7 8 0 25 25 144.3 178 44 99 21 47% .326 11.1 2.7 1.3 6.2 1.54 5.99 15.0 1.5
2012 LAN MLB 0 2 0 2 0 2.7 6 4 3 0 64% .545 20.2 13.5 0.0 10.1 3.75 20.25 -0.4 -0.0
2012 ABQ AAA 14 7 0 27 27 168.7 150 36 165 18 52% .288 8.0 1.9 1.0 8.8 1.10 3.20 41.8 4.1
2013 OKL AAA 0 0 1 1 0 4.0 2 2 3 0 44% .222 4.5 4.5 0.0 6.8 1.00 0.00 -0.7 -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 1621 0.4855 0.4253 0.7866 0.6010 0.2590 0.8689 0.6065 0.2119
2011 225 0.4356 0.4196 0.8085 0.6633 0.2283 0.9385 0.5172 0.1915
2012 68 0.3824 0.4853 0.8485 0.6923 0.3571 0.8333 0.8667 0.1515
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Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2013-04-08 2013-09-05 Minors 150 0 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2013-04-24 -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2013 HOU $
2012 LAN $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 167 d1 year (2013)

Details
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by Houston 3/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Contract purchased by LA Dodgers 9/1/12. Acquired by Houston in trade from LA Dodgers 12/19/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Sent outright to Triple-A by LA Dodgers 11/18/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Chicago White Sox 12/18/09. Contract purchased by LA Dodgers 4/28/10.
  • Drafted 2007 (3-119) (Miami, Ohio). $240,750 signing bonus.

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BP Articles

John Ely is referenced in the following articles.

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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Kratz All, FolksR.J. Anderson2013-12-04
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Breaking Down August's Buzzer-Beating TradesBen Lindbergh2013-09-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Breaking Down August's Buzzer-Beating TradesNick J. Faleris2013-09-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Breaking Down August's Buzzer-Beating TradesJason Cole2013-09-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Breaking Down August's Buzzer-Beating TradesChris Mellen2013-09-03
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: April 23, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-23
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: April 15, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-15
Overthinking It: Measuring the Movement at This Year's DeadlineBen Lindbergh2012-08-07
Transaction Analysis Blog: Braves, Rays Make Rotation MovesR.J. Anderson2011-08-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Beat: Innings Caps: Hidden Championship KillersMike Petriello2011-07-14
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis Blog: Gordon Arrives, Kouzmanoff DepartsR.J. Anderson2011-06-06
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: A Farewell to ArmsBen Lindbergh2011-04-19
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Sad SoxJohn Perrotto2011-04-06
This article requires BP Premium accessDivide and Conquer, NL West: Value Over Replacement FluffGeoff Young2011-03-22
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: The Giants Stand PatJohn Perrotto2011-03-11
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Branyan, Weeks, and DetritusChristina Kahrl2011-02-22
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Los Angeles Dodgers Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2011-01-04
This article requires BP Premium accessGM for a Day: Los Angeles DodgersChristina Kahrl2010-11-01
This article requires BP Premium accessKiss'Em Goodbye: Los Angeles DodgersJohn Perrotto2010-09-29
This article requires BP Premium accessKiss'Em Goodbye: Los Angeles DodgersESPN Insider2010-09-29
This article requires BP Premium accessKiss'Em Goodbye: Los Angeles DodgersKevin Goldstein2010-09-29
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Dodgers, Padres, GiantsChristina Kahrl2010-09-27
The Week In Quotes: September 13-19Alex Carnevale2010-09-20
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Going Out with ClassJohn Perrotto2010-09-10
This article requires BP Premium accessMid-season Prescriptions: NL WestTommy Bennett2010-07-15
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Shuffling SeniorsChristina Kahrl2010-07-12
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Blast, or Blasted?Christina Kahrl2010-06-28
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Beat: Weekly Planner #13Craig Brown2010-06-25
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Beat: Scoresheet: Draft Prep 2Rob McQuown2010-06-22
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Wednesday UpdateJohn Perrotto2010-06-09
On the Beat: Wednesday UpdateJohn Perrotto2010-06-02
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Beat: Weekly Planner #9Craig Brown2010-05-28
BP Unfiltered: The Paper Trail of May 28John Perrotto2010-05-28
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit List: Blanking OutJay Jaffe2010-05-27
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Meet the MetsJay Jaffe2010-05-25
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Senior CircuitryChristina Kahrl2010-05-20
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit List: Tightening UpJay Jaffe2010-05-20
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Beat: Weekly Planner #7Craig Brown2010-05-14
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit List: Blowing UpJay Jaffe2010-05-13
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Night of The Living DodgersJay Jaffe2010-05-11
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Senior ShufflingChristina Kahrl2010-05-10
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: NL RoundupChristina Kahrl2010-05-02
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Godzilla, Pierre, and the Beantown DuoChristina Kahrl2009-12-18
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: White Sox Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2009-11-17
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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2010-10-07 13:00:00 (link to chat)What do the Dodgers do this winter to patch up their rotation on a shoestring budget? Kuroda, Lilly, Padilla are all free agents, and the team needs to find innings to prevent Kershaw and Billingsley from being worked to death.
(The Duke of Flatbush from Brooklyn)
I think they'll sign Lilly and then try to patch the No. 4 starter spot with an inexpensive free agent then give the No. 5 spot to John Ely or someone of his ilk and cross your fingers. I just can't figure whey they never gave James McDonald a shot. (John Perrotto)
2010-05-14 13:00:00 (link to chat)Jay Who do you see the Dodgers settling on for the 4th and 5th spots in the rotation? Elbert hasn't exactly been lighting it up for the Isotopes, is he still a consideration? Would Washburn be that much of an improvement over what they already have?
(JoeR from Upstate)
Well, I'd assume that if Vicente Padilla returns he'll get first crack at reclaiming the fourth spot, and it sounds like John Ely has earned himself a longer look in the rotation based upon his past two starts. Scott Elbert hasn't pitched very well down in Albuturkey, but perhaps later this summer he'll round into shape, him or Josh Lindblom. Other than salty veteran goodness of the kind Joe Torre craves, I don't think Washburn would bring that much of an improvement, particularly given that he's been sitting on his derriere. For that kind of trouble, I wonder about the possibility of a Pedro Martinez return to Chavez Ravine. (Jay Jaffe)
2010-05-14 13:00:00 (link to chat)Hi Jay Could you rank the following pitchers going forward: Bud Norris, Kenshin Kawakami, John Ely and Chris Narveson. Thanks
(Ed from Cranford, NJ)
Except for Ely, they're all sporting pretty high ERAs at the moment. Narveson has shown he can can miss bats, which is pretty handy for a lefty, Kawakami and Norris showed they belonged at the major league level last year. Ely certainly didn't register as the type of stopper he's been in the past two outings, so I worry that his success may be more short-lived. (Jay Jaffe)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, John Ely threw 1,921 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2010 and 2012, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2012, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (91mph) and Change (83mph). He also rarely threw a Cutter (89mph) and Curve (73mph).