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2016 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 28)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date9-1-1987
Height6' 1"
Weight245 lbs
Age28 years, 9 months, 29 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2012
-0.12013
-0.02014
-1.02015
-0.12016
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DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2009 ANA MLB 12 10 51.7 60 16 29 12 .261 103 10.5 2.8 2.1 5.1 37% .286 .293 1.47 6.03 5.92 115 4.76 0.5
2010 ANA 0 5 1 13.0 7 4 6 1 .271 108 4.8 2.8 0.7 4.2 44% .158 .173 0.85 4.05 2.08 0 0.00 0.0
2010 KCA 0 14 13 70.7 83 27 37 14 .258 110 10.6 3.4 1.8 4.7 41% .287 .285 1.56 5.76 6.11 0 0.00 0.0
2011 KCA MLB 12 10 58.3 78 26 19 10 .260 113 12.0 4.0 1.5 2.9 42% .315 .315 1.78 6.08 7.25 130 6.01 -0.7
2013 SDN MLB 7 3 25.0 31 14 12 0 .252 102 11.2 5.0 0.0 4.3 46% .341 .292 1.80 3.86 3.96 119 5.29 -0.1
2014 PHI MLB 3 2 12.7 15 2 7 3 .240 96 10.7 1.4 2.1 5.0 42% .300 .291 1.34 5.55 6.39 112 5.04 -0.0
2015 PHI MLB 13 13 71.0 94 20 35 16 .264 99 11.9 2.5 2.0 4.4 44% .312 .335 1.61 6.20 6.08 127 6.22 -1.0
2016 BOS MLB 3 2 11.3 19 2 7 2 .262 119 15.1 1.6 1.6 5.6 37% .386 .307 1.85 4.72 7.94 104 4.96 0.0
2010 TOT MLB 19 14 83.7 90 31 43 15 .260 110 9.7 3.3 1.6 4.6 42% .270 .270 1.45 5.50 5.49 119 6.08 -0.8
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Statistics for All Levels

'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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2009 ANA MLB 12 10 51.7 60 16 29 12 .261 103 10.5 2.8 2.1 5.1 37% .286 .293 1.47 6.03 5.92
2010 ANA MLB 5 1 13.0 7 4 6 1 .271 108 4.8 2.8 0.7 4.2 44% .158 .173 0.85 4.05 2.08
2010 KCA MLB 14 13 70.7 83 27 37 14 .258 110 10.6 3.4 1.8 4.7 41% .287 .285 1.56 5.76 6.11
2011 KCA MLB 12 10 58.3 78 26 19 10 .260 113 12.0 4.0 1.5 2.9 42% .315 .315 1.78 6.08 7.25
2011 OMA AAA 14 14 74.7 85 16 55 6 .271 94 10.2 1.9 0.7 6.6 42% .325 .262 1.35 4.16 4.22
2012 LVG AAA 14 14 89.3 77 23 44 5 .271 106 7.8 2.3 0.5 4.4 48% .258 .227 1.12 4.35 2.72
2012 OMA AAA 17 5 53.3 76 23 26 6 .270 101 12.8 3.9 1.0 4.4 43% .354 .311 1.86 5.56 6.75
2013 SDN MLB 7 3 25.0 31 14 12 0 .252 102 11.2 5.0 0.0 4.3 46% .341 .292 1.80 3.86 3.96
2013 TUC AAA 20 20 115.0 130 31 99 7 .264 108 10.2 2.4 0.5 7.7 51% .343 .253 1.40 3.58 3.83
2014 PHI MLB 3 2 12.7 15 2 7 3 .240 96 10.7 1.4 2.1 5.0 42% .300 .291 1.34 5.55 6.39
2014 LEH AAA 25 25 148.7 154 50 94 17 .250 101 9.3 3.0 1.0 5.7 43% .292 .259 1.37 4.65 4.30
2015 PHI MLB 13 13 71.0 94 20 35 16 .264 99 11.9 2.5 2.0 4.4 44% .312 .335 1.61 6.20 6.08
2015 LWD A 1 1 4.3 5 1 5 0 .268 79 10.4 2.1 0.0 10.4 50% .417 .284 1.38 2.56 2.08
2015 LEH AAA 9 9 56.3 48 19 41 3 .260 99 7.7 3.0 0.5 6.6 39% .266 .230 1.19 3.46 3.20
2016 BOS MLB 3 2 11.3 19 2 7 2 .262 119 15.1 1.6 1.6 5.6 37% .386 .307 1.85 4.72 7.94
2016 PAW AAA 11 11 71.0 69 10 51 2 .254 89 8.7 1.3 0.3 6.5 39% .310 .234 1.11 2.66 2.79

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 905 0.4796 0.4276 0.8501 0.6498 0.2229 0.8972 0.7238 0.1499
2010 1419 0.5152 0.4116 0.8408 0.5732 0.2398 0.8902 0.7152 0.1592
2011 944 0.5138 0.4163 0.8601 0.5814 0.2418 0.9043 0.7477 0.1399
2013 428 0.4486 0.4346 0.8441 0.6094 0.2924 0.9145 0.7246 0.1559
2014 192 0.4688 0.5104 0.8571 0.7444 0.3039 0.9403 0.6774 0.1429
2015 1167 0.4781 0.4550 0.8493 0.6183 0.3054 0.9275 0.7043 0.1507
2016 189 0.4974 0.4550 0.8721 0.6170 0.2947 0.8966 0.8214 0.1279
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Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2011-06-03 2011-07-03 15-DL 30 27 Right Shoulder Inflammation Biceps -
2011-05-28 2011-05-28 DTD 0 0 Right Shoulder Inflammation Tendonitis -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 BOS $
2015 PHI $
2014 PHI $
2013 SDN $
2012 KCA $
2011 KCA $420,500
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$420,500
1 yrTotal$420,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 81 d1 year (2016)

Details
  • 1 year (2016). Signed by Boston as a free agent 12/2/15 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Boston 5/6/16. DFA by Boston 5/16/16. Sent outright to Triple-A 5/18/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Re-signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Philadelphia 4/12/15. Sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 7/7/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/18/13 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Philadelphia 6/28/14. DFA by Philadelphia 6/29/14. Sent outright to Triple-A 7/1/14. Contract selected by Philadelphia 8/7/14. DFA by Philadelphia 8/10/14. Sent outright to Triple-A 8/12/14. Contract selected by Philadelphia 9/5/14. Sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 10/6/14 (refused assignment).
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by San Diego as a free agent 12/12/12 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by San Diego 7/12/13. DFA by San Diego 8/19/13. Sent outright to Triple-A 8/22/13. Elected free agency 10/13.
  • 1 year/$0.4935M (2012). Re-signed by Kansas City 3/11. Sent outright to Triple-A 4/4/12. Acquired by Toronto in trade from Kansas City (for cash) 6/21/12.
  • 1 year/$0.4205M (2011). Re-signed by Kansas City 2/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Re-signed by LA Angels 2/10. Optioned to Triple-A 3/31/10. Acquired by Kansas City in trade from LA Angels 7/22/10.
  • 1 year (2009). Contract purchased by LA Angels 6/16/09.
  • Drafted by LA Angels 2005 (3-103) (Grossmont JC) (draft and follow). $0.5M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .357 .421 .692 .389
11 vs R (Multi) .289 .329 .446 .276
18 Split (Multi) .068 .092 .247 .113
19 LgAvg (Multi) .009 .023 .019 .016
30 vs L (2015) .366 .424 .748 .410
31 vs R (2015) .290 .332 .444 .278
38 Split (2015) .076 .093 .304 .132
39 LgAvg (2015) .009 .024 .022 .017

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BP Articles

Sean O'Sullivan is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessPainting the Black: Fister Act 2: Back Out of the HabitR.J. Anderson2015-08-13
This article requires BP Premium accessPainting the Black: What to Watch When You're Not Watching Your WatchR.J. Anderson2015-07-15
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: June 25, 2015Steven Jacobson2015-06-25
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: June 24, 2015Daniel Rathman2015-06-24
Prospectus Hit List: AL: September SongJay Jaffe2010-09-10
This article requires BP Premium accessCamp Battles: AL WestChristina Kahrl2010-02-18
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: AL West RoundupChristina Kahrl2009-08-12
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: July 28Kevin Goldstein2009-07-29
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Call the DoctorJay Jaffe2009-07-09
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Los Angeles Angels Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2009-02-17
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: AL Two Steps BackKevin Goldstein2008-09-18
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Angels Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2007-11-20
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: State of the Systems, AL WestKevin Goldstein2007-05-16


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2015-05-26 19:00:00 (link to chat)Do you think Sean O'Sullivan has a chance to be serviceable ?
(Bob from Philly)
No. I get to more than a few Lehigh Valley games (they're about an hour from me, and there's a Waffle House near there, which is pretty much living the dream in all sorts of ways) and I've seen plenty of O'Sullivan. He throws hard. But he has almost no movement, and eventually you can just sit on that fastball. He doesn't have much else. He really should be a middle reliever somewhere, but the Phillies, um, have more than a few needs right now so O'Sullivan has to start. He has been really lucky so far this year. Don't add him in fantasy if you can avoid it. (Mike Gianella)


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