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Portrait of Walter Silva

Walter Silva PPadres

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
1 24.7 0 2 0 11 8.76 -0.5
Birth Date1-4-1977
Height6' 1"
Weight190 lbs
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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
2009 SDN 32 6 6 24.7 24.7 0.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 121 34 28 24 4 53 15 15 0 11 8.76 6.10 6.98 -4.0 -0.5
Career6624.724.70.002000012134282445315150118.766.106.98-4.0-0.5

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
2003 MTR mex 3 0 1.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 REY mex 32 0 45.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 MTR mex 12 0 21.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.973 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 MTR mex 21 21 126.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .317 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 MTR mex 16 14 84.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .302 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 MAZ Wnt 14 14 83.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .258 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 MAZ Wnt 2 2 14.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .270 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 MAZ Wnt 1 1 5.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .176 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 MAZ Wnt 1 1 4.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .294 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2008 MTR mex 21 21 115.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .296 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2009 SDN MLB 6 6 24.7 6.98 24 .344 .259 .325 .408 .259 .330 87 -4.6 -0.5 -4.0 -0.5
2009 POR AAA 23 13 81.3 4.93 76 .296 .275 .343 .424 .272 .335 85 0.9 0.1 0.1 -0.2
2009 MAZ Wnt 4 4 16.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .414 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 MTR mex 17 17 83.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .343 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 MAZ Wnt 8 8 47.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .327 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 MAZ Wnt 12 12 65.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .307 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 MAZ Wnt 15 15 79.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .280 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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
2003 MTR mex 0 0 0 3 0 1.3 4 4 1 0 0% .000 27.7 27.7 0.0 6.9 6.15 6.92 0.0 0.0
2003 REY mex 0 4 2 32 0 45.0 36 30 39 2 0% .000 7.2 6.0 0.4 7.8 1.47 4.80 0.0 0.0
2005 MTR mex 0 2 0 12 0 21.3 39 14 17 3 0% -.973 16.5 5.9 1.3 7.2 2.49 13.10 0.0 0.0
2006 MTR mex 11 7 0 21 21 126.0 130 50 89 7 0% .317 9.3 3.6 0.5 6.4 1.43 3.93 0.0 0.0
2007 MAZ Wnt 0 0 0 1 1 4.7 6 3 4 1 0% .294 11.5 5.7 1.9 7.7 1.91 1.91 0.0 0.0
2007 MTR mex 6 3 0 16 14 84.7 83 45 58 5 0% .302 8.8 4.8 0.5 6.2 1.51 3.40 0.0 0.0
2008 MTR mex 7 8 0 21 21 115.3 118 49 60 7 0% .296 9.2 3.8 0.5 4.7 1.45 4.22 0.0 0.0
2009 MAZ Wnt 1 2 0 4 4 16.7 30 4 8 1 0% .414 16.2 2.2 0.5 4.3 2.04 9.16 0.0 0.0
2009 POR AAA 7 5 0 23 13 81.3 98 27 56 10 43% .335 10.8 3.0 1.1 6.2 1.54 6.09 0.1 -0.2
2009 SDN MLB 0 2 0 6 6 24.7 34 15 11 4 46% .330 12.4 5.5 1.5 4.0 1.99 8.76 -4.0 -0.5
2010 MAZ Wnt 1 4 0 8 8 47.0 50 12 33 1 0% .327 9.6 2.3 0.2 6.3 1.32 3.83 0.0 0.0
2010 MTR mex 7 3 0 17 17 83.0 101 28 55 5 0% .343 11.0 3.0 0.5 6.0 1.55 4.45 0.0 0.0
2011 MAZ Wnt 4 6 0 12 12 65.3 68 16 39 2 0% .307 9.4 2.2 0.3 5.4 1.29 2.62 0.0 0.0
2012 MAZ Wnt 4 7 0 15 15 79.0 86 30 43 13 0% .280 9.8 3.4 1.5 4.9 1.47 4.90 0.0 0.0

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 478 0.4603 0.4310 0.8641 0.6409 0.2519 0.9220 0.7385 0.1359
Career4780.46030.4310.86410.64090.25190.9220.73850.1359

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2009-04-14 2009-05-27 15-DL 43 38 Right Forearm Strain -
2009-03-05 2009-03-14 Camp 9 0 Ankle Sprain -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2009 SDN $400,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$400,000
1 yrTotal$400,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 yr/$0.4M (09)

Details
  • designated for assignment 7/7/09 recalled 6/20/09 optioned to Triple-A 5/26/09 signed as a free agent from Mexico 2/09 (SD pd Monterrey of Mexican League $50K to bring him to ST, then $0.35M to purchase rts)

2014 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/11/2014 05:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA FRA VORP WARP
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Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Upside By Year

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Comparable Players (Similarity Index )

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BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2010 The Padres beat out the Yankees, of all teams, in a bidding war to sign Walter Silva, a veteran Mexican Leaguer, but he made six awful starts, and then wasn't much better at Portland.

BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
The BP Wayback Machine: Curbed EnthusiasmJoe Sheehan2012-04-13
Western Front: Scrappy Rain, Scrappy RainGeoff Young2012-02-06
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: NL Add-OnsChristina Kahrl2009-07-11
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: NL West RoundupChristina Kahrl2009-07-02
Prospectus Hit List: Closing InJay Jaffe2009-06-26
This article requires BP Premium accessThe LatinTalent Market: The BasicsKiley McDaniel2009-05-10
Transaction Analysis: The Mess in the WestChristina Kahrl2009-04-30
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: NL Roster RoundupChristina Kahrl2009-04-16
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Curbed EnthusiasmJoe Sheehan2009-04-13
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Week One WrapJohn Perrotto2009-04-12
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Falling Into PlaceJohn Perrotto2009-04-01


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Walter Silva threw 547 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2009, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2009, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (89mph) and Slider (82mph), also mixing in a Curve (75mph), Change (81mph) and Sinker (88mph).