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Portrait of Kris Johnson

Kris Johnson PTwins

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 29)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date10-14-1984
Height6' 4"
Weight205 lbs
Age29 years, 9 months, 17 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2010
2011
2012
0.12013
-1.12014
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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
2013 PIT 28 4 1 10.3 2.0 8.3 0 2 0 0 1 0 46 12 7 7 0 15 4 3 1 9 6.10 2.73 3.48 1.1 0.1
2014 MIN 29 3 3 13.3 13.3 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 64 17 7 7 2 26 9 9 0 12 4.72 5.34 5.13 1.0 0.1
Career7423.715.38.303001011029141424113121215.324.204.402.10.2

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
2006 LOW A- 14 13 30.2 4.17 94 .196 .254 .329 .352 .266 .294 95 3.6 0.4 3.6 0.4
2007 LNC A+ 27 27 136.0 7.29 79 .264 .270 .342 .421 .266 .300 120 8.1 0.8 8.1 0.8
2008 PME AA 27 27 136.3 4.69 100 .257 .266 .340 .402 .260 .327 100 13.7 1.4 13.7 1.4
2009 PME AA 3 3 17.0 5.40 70 .328 .242 .315 .352 .256 .350 94 -1.4 -0.1 -1.4 -0.1
2009 PAW AAA 22 22 96.3 5.05 92 .303 .263 .328 .395 .248 .357 105 5.6 0.5 5.6 0.5
2010 PAW AAA 28 24 132.7 5.52 76 .294 .265 .333 .416 .256 .309 94 -6.0 -0.6 -6.0 -0.6
2010 ESC Wnt 5 5 24.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .257 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 PAW AAA 8 3 20.7 8.47 3 .412 .262 .329 .406 .261 .410 91 -6.6 -0.6 -6.6 -0.6
2011 ESC Wnt 2 1 4.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .400 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 ALT AA 15 9 56.0 4.34 105 .252 .263 .332 .399 .265 .276 102 6.7 0.7 6.5 0.8
2012 IND AAA 20 4 45.7 4.53 99 .258 .256 .324 .394 .251 .259 98 -1.9 -0.2 -2.7 -0.1
2012 ESC Wnt 6 4 27.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .157 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 PIT MLB 4 1 10.3 3.48 108 .282 .270 .330 .395 .262 .375 93 1.2 0.1 1.1 0.1
2013 IND AAA 26 21 135.7 4.66 98 .213 .251 .318 .373 .247 .273 100 7.3 0.7 9.6 1.2
2014 MIN MLB 3 3 13.3 5.13 96 .306 .271 .329 .432 .273 .366 117 1.2 0.1 1.0 0.1
2014 ROC AAA 17 17 106.0 4.43 109 .222 .260 .327 .388 .252 .258 102 12.1 1.2 12.1 1.2

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
2006 LOW A- 0 2 0 14 13 30.2 25 7 27 0 63% .294 7.5 2.1 0.0 8.0 1.06 0.89 3.6 0.4
2007 LNC A+ 9 7 0 27 27 136.0 148 57 100 20 46% .300 9.8 3.8 1.3 6.6 1.51 5.56 8.1 0.8
2008 PME AA 8 9 0 27 27 136.3 147 56 108 5 51% .327 9.7 3.7 0.3 7.1 1.49 3.63 13.7 1.4
2009 PME AA 0 3 0 3 3 17.0 22 5 12 1 52% .350 11.6 2.6 0.5 6.4 1.59 6.35 -1.4 -0.1
2009 PAW AAA 3 13 0 22 22 96.3 128 44 65 8 45% .357 12.0 4.1 0.7 6.1 1.79 6.36 5.6 0.5
2010 PAW AAA 6 13 0 28 24 132.7 152 52 79 15 43% .309 10.3 3.5 1.0 5.4 1.54 4.88 -6.0 -0.6
2010 ESC Wnt 1 1 0 5 5 24.0 20 10 14 1 0% .257 7.5 3.8 0.4 5.2 1.25 3.00 0.0 0.0
2011 PAW AAA 2 2 0 8 3 20.7 41 6 12 7 30% .410 17.9 2.6 3.0 5.2 2.27 12.63 -6.6 -0.6
2011 ESC Wnt 0 0 0 2 1 4.7 6 2 3 0 0% .400 11.6 3.9 0.0 5.8 1.71 3.86 0.0 0.0
2012 IND AAA 5 2 0 20 4 45.7 42 18 33 7 48% .259 8.3 3.5 1.4 6.5 1.31 4.53 -2.7 -0.1
2012 ESC Wnt 1 0 0 6 4 27.0 11 6 22 0 0% .157 3.7 2.0 0.0 7.3 0.63 0.67 0.0 0.0
2012 ALT AA 3 2 1 15 9 56.0 50 24 42 3 54% .276 8.0 3.9 0.5 6.8 1.32 2.09 6.5 0.8
2013 IND AAA 10 4 2 26 21 135.7 116 43 94 6 55% .273 7.7 2.9 0.4 6.2 1.17 2.39 9.6 1.2
2013 PIT MLB 0 2 0 4 1 10.3 12 4 9 0 47% .375 10.5 3.5 0.0 7.8 1.55 6.10 1.1 0.1
2014 MIN MLB 0 1 0 3 3 13.3 17 9 12 2 51% .366 11.5 6.1 1.4 8.1 1.95 4.72 1.0 0.1
2014 ROC AAA 9 4 0 17 17 106.0 83 41 88 6 53% .258 7.0 3.5 0.5 7.5 1.17 2.80 12.1 1.2

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
2013 167 0.4251 0.4491 0.7467 0.6056 0.3333 0.8837 0.5625 0.2533
2014 254 0.4331 0.4724 0.7500 0.6545 0.3333 0.8333 0.6250 0.2500
Career4210.42990.46320.74870.63510.33330.85330.60020.2513

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 MIN $
2013 PIT $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 43 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by Pittsburgh (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Pittsburgh 8/13/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/16/11 (minor-league contract).
  • Released by Boston 5/16/11.
  • Drafted by Boston 2006 (1s-40) (Wichita State). $0.85M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .267 .294 .400 .276
11 vs R (Multi) .320 .414 .360 .279
18 Split (Multi) -.053 -.120 .040 -.003
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.026 -.032 -.063 -.030
30 vs L (2013) .267 .294 .400 .276
31 vs R (2013) .320 .414 .360 .279
38 Split (2013) -.053 -.120 .040 -.003
39 LgAvg (2013) -.025 -.031 -.062 -.029

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BP Articles

Kris Johnson is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 17Wilson Karaman2014-07-18
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessInterleague Report: Week SixJeff Quinton2014-05-05
BP Unfiltered: This Week's New Pitching Lines, 5/2Sam Miller2014-05-02
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: A Busy Thursday in BaseballDaniel Rathman2014-05-02
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Harang UnravelsDaniel Rathman2014-05-01
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Giant LOOGYSam Miller2013-11-20
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Taking Three Teams' Playoff TemperaturesDaniel Rathman2013-09-03
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 20, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-20
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 19, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-19
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Infielders Up, Infielders DownR.J. Anderson2013-08-19
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Ben Cherington Interview, Part 2Kevin Goldstein2008-07-26
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Red Sox Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2007-11-02
This article requires BP Premium accessWait 'Til Next Year: Hostile EnvironmentsBryan Smith2007-06-12
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: State of the Systems, AL EastKevin Goldstein2007-05-02
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: High-A PreviewKevin Goldstein2007-04-08


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2008-11-19 13:00:00 (link to chat)Rangers get Jav Vasquez & Manny del Carmen, Red Sox get Teagarden & Kiker, White Sox get Coco Crisp & Kris Johnson; who says no?
(niketour2 from oregon)
Rangers ... and I guess now the Royals. (Will Carroll)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

A Collaboration between BrooksBaseball.net and Baseball Prospectus - Pitch classifications provided by Pitch Info LLC


Kris Johnson has thrown 438 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2012 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Sinker (93mph) and Fourseam Fastball (93mph), also mixing in a Slider (84mph) and Change (85mph). He also rarely throws a Curve (77mph).