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Portrait of Esmerling Vasquez

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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
10 147 168.7 5 12 0 4.86 -2.1
Birth Date11-7-1983
Height6' 1"
Weight200 lbs
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP
2009 ARI MLB 53 0 53.0 3 3 0 52 29 45 4 .257 99 8.8 4.9 0.7 7.6 44% .306 .255 1.53 4.15 4.42 109 5.44 0.0 -0.1
2010 ARI MLB 57 0 53.7 1 6 0 46 38 55 6 .273 96 7.7 6.4 1.0 9.2 33% .296 .279 1.57 4.97 5.20 115 5.65 117.5 -0.5
2011 ARI MLB 31 0 30.3 1 1 0 27 13 20 2 .259 101 8.0 3.9 0.6 5.9 36% .269 .258 1.32 4.21 4.15 121 5.31 119.1 -0.2
2012 MIN MLB 6 6 31.7 0 2 0 32 19 14 2 .255 106 9.1 5.4 0.6 4.0 34% .286 .269 1.61 4.88 5.68 140 8.47 135.8 -1.2
CareerMLB1476168.751201579913414.2621008.45.30.77.237%.292.2661.524.564.861196.05119.0-2.0

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 W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA-
2004 YAK A- 5 0 5.7 0 0 1 10 0 7 1 .000 15.8 0.0 1.6 11.1 0% .450 .000 1.75 3.40 6.32 0 0.00 0.0
2004 MSO Rk 19 0 30.7 3 2 5 22 21 33 1 .000 6.4 6.2 0.3 9.7 0% .284 .000 1.40 5.24 3.52 0 0.00 0.0
2005 SBN A 53 0 71.7 6 4 3 63 47 79 2 .257 22 7.9 5.9 0.3 9.9 55% .314 .288 1.53 3.79 3.64 0 0.00 0.0
2006 LNC A+ 34 18 117.1 4 9 0 129 51 115 9 .291 83 9.9 3.9 0.7 8.8 54% .432 .257 1.54 4.41 5.92 87 2.24 85.9
2007 MOB AA 29 29 165.3 10 6 0 125 60 151 11 .261 97 6.8 3.3 0.6 8.2 47% .267 .228 1.12 3.75 2.99 90 3.19 91.3
2007 SUR Wnt 8 0 7.7 0 0 0 4 7 7 0 .000 4.7 8.2 0.0 8.2 0% .222 .000 1.43 6.00 2.34 0 0.00 0.0
2008 TUC AAA 24 15 83.0 3 6 0 79 73 57 11 .260 118 8.6 7.9 1.2 6.2 37% .278 .276 1.83 6.91 6.72 147 15.95 172.5
2009 ARI MLB 53 0 53.0 3 3 0 52 29 45 4 .257 99 8.8 4.9 0.7 7.6 44% .306 .255 1.53 4.15 4.42 0 0.00 0.0
2009 RNO AAA 6 0 9.7 0 0 1 7 3 9 0 .271 122 6.5 2.8 0.0 8.4 42% .269 .171 1.03 2.53 0.93 0 0.00 0.0
2009 EST Wnt 2 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 0% .000 .000 0.00 1.25 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2010 ARI MLB 57 0 53.7 1 6 0 46 38 55 6 .273 96 7.7 6.4 1.0 9.2 33% .296 .279 1.57 4.97 5.20 115 5.65 117.5
2010 RNO AAA 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 .280 82 9.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 33% .333 .180 1.00 1.58 0.00 103 4.33 101.9
2011 ARI MLB 31 0 30.3 1 1 0 27 13 20 2 .259 101 8.0 3.9 0.6 5.9 36% .269 .258 1.32 4.21 4.15 121 5.31 119.1
2011 RNO AAA 23 0 27.7 2 2 0 26 21 26 3 .263 120 8.5 6.8 1.0 8.5 24% .287 .255 1.70 5.92 6.18 131 14.25 156.0
2011 EST Wnt 12 0 9.0 1 1 0 7 7 5 0 .000 7.0 7.0 0.0 5.0 0% .241 .000 1.56 4.92 3.00 0 0.00 0.0
2012 MIN MLB 6 6 31.7 0 2 0 32 19 14 2 .255 106 9.1 5.4 0.6 4.0 34% .286 .269 1.61 4.88 5.68 140 8.47 135.8
2012 ROC AAA 31 8 100.3 9 6 0 74 39 98 8 .256 96 6.6 3.5 0.7 8.8 39% .263 .221 1.13 3.62 2.78 91 3.16 91.0
2016 EST Wnt 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 .000 9.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 0% .500 .000 1.00 0.54 0.00 0 0.00 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 931 0.4758 0.4662 0.7143 0.6704 0.2807 0.7879 0.5547 0.2857
2010 986 0.4483 0.4087 0.7270 0.5882 0.2629 0.7885 0.6154 0.2730
2011 493 0.4949 0.4483 0.8281 0.6639 0.2369 0.8704 0.7119 0.1719
2012 546 0.4689 0.4286 0.7821 0.5859 0.2897 0.8600 0.6429 0.2179
Career29560.46850.43710.750.62630.26910.81520.61750.25

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
2007-11-14 2007-11-14 WIN 0 0 Right Shoulder Cartilage Injury Labrum -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2010 ARI $404,500
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$404,500
1 yrTotal$404,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 99 d2015

Details
  • 2015. Signed with Seibu Lions of Japan 11/14.
  • 2014
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by Minnesota (minor-league contract). Released by Minnesota 6/21/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 2/13/12. Contract purchased by Minnesota 9/1/12. Sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 10/24/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Re-signed by Arizona 3/11. Claimed by Minnesota off waivers 9/27/11 after being DFA by Arizona 9/23/11.
  • 1 year/$0.4045M (2010). Re-signed by Arizona 3/11/10.
  • 1 year (2009). Re-signed by Arizona 3/3/09.
  • 1 year (2008). Contract purchased by Arizona 11/20/07. Re-signed by Arizona 3/9/08.
  • Signed by Arizona 3/2/03 as amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic.

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Esmerling Vasquez is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: June 19, 2015Daniel Rathman2015-06-19
This article requires BP Premium accessSkewed Left: Bayes and the Hit By PitchZachary Levine2013-06-13
Transaction Analysis Blog: The Return of BrazobanR.J. Anderson2011-06-29
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Perspective: Are the D'Backs for Real?Mike Petriello2011-06-16
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Westward Huh?Jay Jaffe2011-06-01
This article requires BP Premium accessOverthinking It: Raising ArizonaBen Lindbergh2011-04-28
BP Unfiltered: Depth Charts HotlineSky Kalkman2011-03-14
GM for a Day: Arizona DiamondbacksKen Funck2010-10-13
Relief Corpse: Salvaging the Diamondbacks' BullpenRodger A. Payne2010-09-14
Relief Corpse: Salvaging the Diamondbacks' BullpenChase Gharrity2010-09-14
Relief Corpse: Salvaging the Diamondbacks' BullpenRodger A. Payne2010-09-14
BP Unfiltered: The Paper Trail of June 1John Perrotto2010-06-01
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: National League RoundupChristina Kahrl2010-04-23
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Weekend RoundupChristina Kahrl2010-04-18
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Turn of the Screw, NLChristina Kahrl2010-04-04
BP Unfiltered: UPDATED NL Projected Opening Day RostersJohn Perrotto2010-04-01
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: The Underachieving Class of 2009Jay Jaffe2009-09-23
Transaction Analysis: The Mess in the WestChristina Kahrl2009-04-30
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Diamondbacks Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2008-01-11


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, Esmerling Vasquez threw 3,092 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2009 and 2012, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2012, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (92mph) and Change (83mph), also mixing in a Slider (79mph), Sinker (90mph) and Curve (75mph).