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2015 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 29)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date3-12-1985
Height6' 4"
Weight215 lbs
Age30 years, 5 months, 23 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
-0.22011
-0.12012
-0.22013
2014
-0.52015
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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 SLN MLB 8 1 16.0 21 9 14 6 .257 94 11.8 5.1 3.4 7.9 47% .294 .376 1.88 7.87 9.56 110 11.54 -1.1
2010 SLN MLB 7 3 30.0 32 10 22 5 .262 84 9.6 3.0 1.5 6.6 43% .293 .294 1.40 4.81 6.00 106 4.88 0.1
2011 SLN 0 4 0 4.0 3 2 3 1 .262 95 6.8 4.5 2.2 6.8 38% .167 .303 1.25 6.24 9.00 0 0.00 0.0
2011 TOR 0 1 0 1.0 0 1 1 0 .267 113 0.0 9.0 0.0 9.0 0% .000 .201 1.00 4.06 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2012 MIN MLB 12 12 61.7 71 22 42 12 .261 107 10.4 3.2 1.8 6.1 43% .307 .287 1.51 5.43 5.69 109 5.44 -0.2
2013 MIN MLB 8 8 39.3 51 18 22 5 .264 101 11.7 4.1 1.1 5.0 42% .336 .310 1.75 5.06 5.95 122 5.48 -0.3
2011 TOT MLB 5 0 5.0 3 3 4 1 .263 99 5.4 5.4 1.8 7.2 36% .154 .288 1.20 5.81 7.20 104 5.24 -0.0
CareerMLB4024152.01786210429.2629910.53.71.76.243%.307.3051.585.486.281126.05-1.6

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 SCO A- 26 0 30.2 29 9 31 1 .000 8.6 2.7 0.3 9.2 0% .318 .000 1.26 2.78 3.58
2007 QUD A 17 10 68.7 59 12 73 2 .256 89 7.7 1.6 0.3 9.6 63% .306 .227 1.03 2.48 2.62
2007 PMB A+ 5 5 33.7 29 6 37 2 .258 89 7.7 1.6 0.5 9.9 62% .293 .241 1.04 2.51 2.67
2007 SFD AA 8 8 49.3 42 15 37 4 .260 100 7.7 2.7 0.7 6.8 49% .253 .224 1.16 3.90 2.37
2008 SFD AA 6 6 36.0 35 8 34 5 .278 91 8.8 2.0 1.2 8.5 48% .300 .256 1.19 4.16 3.25
2008 MEM AAA 23 23 122.0 123 62 122 17 .256 99 9.1 4.6 1.3 9.0 47% .314 .283 1.52 5.02 4.87
2009 SLN MLB 8 1 16.0 21 9 14 6 .257 94 11.8 5.1 3.4 7.9 47% .294 .376 1.88 7.87 9.56
2009 MEM AAA 21 20 121.0 128 44 113 6 .267 88 9.5 3.3 0.4 8.4 52% .341 .276 1.42 3.57 4.54
2010 SLN MLB 7 3 30.0 32 10 22 5 .262 84 9.6 3.0 1.5 6.6 43% .293 .294 1.40 4.81 6.00
2010 MEM AAA 19 18 108.7 106 30 106 12 .258 95 8.8 2.5 1.0 8.8 38% .311 .249 1.25 4.12 3.81
2011 SLN MLB 4 0 4.0 3 2 3 1 .262 95 6.8 4.5 2.2 6.8 38% .167 .303 1.25 6.24 9.00
2011 TOR MLB 1 0 1.0 0 1 1 0 .267 113 0.0 9.0 0.0 9.0 0% .000 .201 1.00 4.06 0.00
2011 LVG AAA 7 7 29.0 44 16 26 4 .270 106 13.7 5.0 1.2 8.1 38% .408 .312 2.07 5.75 8.38
2011 MEM AAA 17 17 103.3 105 42 87 9 .260 91 9.1 3.7 0.8 7.6 44% .316 .263 1.42 4.80 4.27
2012 MIN MLB 12 12 61.7 71 22 42 12 .261 107 10.4 3.2 1.8 6.1 43% .307 .287 1.51 5.43 5.69
2012 ROC AAA 14 14 58.3 67 15 47 7 .259 90 10.3 2.3 1.1 7.3 42% .330 .281 1.41 3.93 4.01
2013 MIN MLB 8 8 39.3 51 18 22 5 .264 101 11.7 4.1 1.1 5.0 42% .336 .310 1.75 5.06 5.95
2013 ROC AAA 19 19 103.3 110 46 82 5 .259 104 9.6 4.0 0.4 7.1 49% .332 .256 1.51 3.81 4.18
2014 NHP AA 8 8 52.0 47 10 50 5 .262 99 8.1 1.7 0.9 8.7 56% .292 .238 1.10 0.00 2.60
2014 BUF AAA 9 9 49.3 54 17 41 5 .254 96 9.9 3.1 0.9 7.5 47% .325 .262 1.44 0.00 4.56
2014 OMA AAA 10 8 40.7 52 19 34 8 .267 94 11.5 4.2 1.8 7.5 40% .333 .326 1.75 0.00 7.97
2015 TUL AA 1 1 5.0 9 2 5 1 .259 117 16.2 3.6 1.8 9.0 53% .444 .369 2.20 5.09 5.40
2015 OKL AAA 4 4 23.0 28 7 15 2 .253 98 11.0 2.7 0.8 5.9 53% .356 .274 1.52 4.58 4.70
2015 SYR AAA 19 5 58.3 62 22 50 7 .247 104 9.6 3.4 1.1 7.7 47% .312 .275 1.44 4.50 5.25

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 299 0.5017 0.4362 0.7846 0.6067 0.2617 0.8791 0.5641 0.2154
2010 481 0.5114 0.4449 0.8224 0.5976 0.2851 0.8776 0.7015 0.1776
2011 101 0.5545 0.4851 0.7959 0.6607 0.2667 0.8108 0.7500 0.2041
2012 1015 0.5192 0.4128 0.8449 0.5806 0.2316 0.8856 0.7345 0.1527
2013 676 0.5192 0.4095 0.8587 0.5328 0.2738 0.9251 0.7191 0.1413
Career25720.51710.42350.83540.57740.25760.89080.70510.1637

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
2012-06-14 2012-09-01 60-DL 79 70 Right Shoulder Inflammation - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2015 PHI $
2014 KCA $
2013 MIN $
2012 MIN $
2011 SLN $
2010 SLN $
2009 SLN $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 114 dAspire Sports Management1 year (2015)

Details
  • 1 year (2015). Signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 11/12/14 (minor-league contract). Released by Philadelphia 4/4/15. Signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 5/5/15 (minor-league contract). Acquired by Washington in trade from LA Dodgers 6/1/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by Kansas City as a free agent 11/21/13 (minor-league contract). Acquired by Toronto in trade from Kansas City 5/25/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by Minnesota as a free agent 10/29/12 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Minnesota 5/25/13. DFA by Minnesota 7/5/13. Sent outright to Triple-A 7/8/13. Elected free agency 10/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/14/11 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Minnesota 5/10/12. Sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 10/24/12. Refused assignment 10/26/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Acquired by Toronto in trade from St. Louis 7/27/11. Sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 9/6/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Re-signed by St. Louis 3/4/10.
  • 1 year (2009). Contract purchased by St. Louis 4/17/09.
  • Drafted by St. Louis 2006 (11-346) (South Alabama).

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, P.J. Walters threw 2,610 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2009 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2014, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (89mph), Curve (77mph) and Sinker (90mph), also mixing in a Slider (78mph).