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Portrait of Henry Sosa

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Birth Date7-28-1985
Height6' 1"
Weight210 lbs
Age30 years, 11 months, 2 days
BatsR
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2012
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2014
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0.22016
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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
2011 HOU MLB 10 10 53.3 54 23 38 7 .257 100 9.1 3.9 1.2 6.4 47% .294 .281 1.44 4.74 5.23 118 4.99 0.0
CareerMLB101053.35423387.2571009.13.91.26.447%.294.2811.444.745.231184.990.0

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
2006 GIA Rk 9 6 32.2 20 12 41 3 .279 98 5.6 3.4 0.8 11.5 48% .236 .209 0.99 4.33 3.91
2007 AUG A 13 10 62.0 30 25 61 2 .260 95 4.4 3.6 0.3 8.9 47% .192 .187 0.89 3.31 0.73
2007 SJO A+ 14 14 63.7 66 36 78 8 .276 87 9.3 5.1 1.1 11.0 42% .333 .299 1.60 4.81 4.38
2007 EST Wnt 1 0 1.3 1 1 0 0 .000 6.9 6.9 0.0 0.0 0% .250 .000 1.54 5.34 0.00
2008 AUG A 2 0 1.3 1 2 0 0 .290 95 6.9 13.8 0.0 0.0 38% .375 .464 2.31 10.49 0.00
2008 SJO A+ 12 12 56.3 62 18 58 6 .271 89 9.9 2.9 1.0 9.3 38% .354 .278 1.42 4.16 4.32
2009 NRW AA 14 14 72.3 61 25 44 4 .264 87 7.6 3.1 0.5 5.5 33% .254 .252 1.19 3.72 2.37
2010 FRE AAA 36 14 115.0 113 55 83 20 .268 98 8.8 4.3 1.6 6.5 40% .265 .282 1.46 5.89 4.07
2010 EST Wnt 8 1 9.3 12 7 8 0 .000 11.6 6.8 0.0 7.7 0% .429 .000 2.04 3.62 1.94
2011 HOU MLB 10 10 53.3 54 23 38 7 .257 100 9.1 3.9 1.2 6.4 47% .294 .281 1.44 4.74 5.23
2011 CCH AA 3 3 18.7 16 4 17 1 .251 110 7.7 1.9 0.5 8.2 38% .278 .198 1.07 2.90 2.89
2011 RIC AA 8 6 40.3 41 8 36 1 .276 82 9.1 1.8 0.2 8.0 55% .328 .238 1.21 2.54 2.68
2011 FRE AAA 17 0 23.3 39 17 21 3 .267 105 15.0 6.6 1.2 8.1 38% .434 .348 2.40 6.48 10.41
2011 OKL AAA 1 1 7.0 5 3 3 0 .263 122 6.4 3.9 0.0 3.9 52% .238 .184 1.14 4.21 0.00
2011 EST Wnt 7 7 26.0 34 7 18 5 .000 11.8 2.4 1.7 6.2 0% .333 .000 1.58 5.19 6.23
2012 OKL AAA 6 6 31.7 37 10 21 2 .263 101 10.5 2.8 0.6 6.0 45% .324 .267 1.48 4.11 5.12
2014 ABQ AAA 7 7 36.3 39 12 27 1 .274 114 9.7 3.0 0.2 6.7 50% .319 .232 1.40 3.64 3.72

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
2011 867 0.4810 0.4498 0.7897 0.5923 0.3178 0.8745 0.6434 0.2103
Career8670.4810.44980.78970.59230.31780.87450.64340.2103

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
2009-08-04 2009-10-05 60-DL 62 56 Right Shoulder Strain Teres Major -
2009-07-02 2009-08-04 Minors 33 0 Right Elbow Strain - -
2008-07-24 2008-08-28 Minors 35 0 Not Disclosed -
2008-04-03 2008-05-24 Minors 51 0 Right Knee Recovery From Surgery Patellar Tendon 2007-10-02
2007-10-02 2007-10-02 Minors 0 0 Right Knee Surgery Patellar Tendon 2007-10-02

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 111 d1 year (2012)

Details
  • 1 year (2012). Re-signed by Houston 2/12. Sent outright to Triple-A by Houston 4/4/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Re-signed by San Francisco 2/11. DFA by San Francisco 5/26/11, sent outright to Triple-A 6/6/11. Acquired by Houston in trade from San Francisco 7/19/11. Contract purchased by Houston 8/10/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Re-signed 3/10.
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009) Contract purchased 11/20/08. Re-signed 1/30/09.
  • Signed 2004 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic. $15,000 signing bonus.

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BP Articles

Henry Sosa is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
Prospectus Feature: The New Dominican Dandy? Daniel Rathman2015-12-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Park-LifeBret Sayre2015-12-04
The BP First Take: Wednesday, February 29Daniel Rathman2012-02-29
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Perspective: A Fresh Start for the AstrosBradley Ankrom2011-12-09
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: A Night in the Life of Team EntropyJay Jaffe2011-09-28
This article requires BP Premium accessDivide and Conquer, NL East: The Surprise Wild Card RaceMichael Jong2011-09-26
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessValue Picks: Starting Pitchers for 8/8/11Mike Petriello2011-09-08
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of July 26Kevin Goldstein2011-07-27
Transaction Analysis Blog: Keppinger To The GiantsR.J. Anderson2011-07-19
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Senior Circuit ShufflingChristina Kahrl2011-03-17
Future Shock: Top 11 Review: NL WestKevin Goldstein2010-10-12
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Senior ShufflingChristina Kahrl2010-05-10
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Turn of the Screw, NLChristina Kahrl2010-04-04
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Giants Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2010-02-26
This article requires BP Premium accessWinter League Preview: The Dominican LeagueCarlos J. Lugo2009-10-18
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: California SchemingChristina Kahrl2009-08-17
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Giants Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2009-01-20
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Prelude to the Great UnpluggingJay Jaffe2008-08-28
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Top 100 Update, The Back 50Kevin Goldstein2008-06-19
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: NL West NotebookKevin Goldstein2008-05-29
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: State of the Systems, NL WestKevin Goldstein2008-04-01
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Giants Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2008-02-25
Top 100 Prospects: The Best of the BestKevin Goldstein2008-01-31


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2009-11-24 13:00:00 (link to chat)I like Willingham a lot. It seems like the Nats do too, so what do you think the Giants would have to part with to get him?
(Gregjitsu from Still Southern Cal)
Well, he won't be a free agent until 2012, so it will take more than it took to get Ryan Garko (which was Single A pitcher Scott Barnes, who was considered one of the team's better pitching prospects) but nothing along the lines of Bumgarner. Maybe someone like Henry Sosa. (Eric Seidman)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, Henry Sosa threw 954 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2014, he relied primarily on his Sinker (95mph) and Slider (88mph), also mixing in a Fourseam Fastball (93mph). He also rarely threw a Change (89mph).