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Clay Zavada PPadres

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 30)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date6-28-1984
Height6' 1"
Weight185 lbs
Age30 years, 1 months, 0 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2010
2011
2012
2013
-0.12014
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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 ARI 25 49 0 51.0 0.0 51.0 3 3 0 0 0 0 221 45 22 19 5 68 24 22 3 52 3.35 3.88 4.39 4.4 0.5
Career49051.00.051.033000022145221956824223523.353.884.394.40.5

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
2006 MSO Rk 22 0 49.1 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .277 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2008 SBN A 24 0 35.3 2.28 143 .086 .257 .324 .370 .263 .119 96 9.6 1.0 9.6 1.0
2009 ARI MLB 49 0 51.0 4.39 102 .253 .250 .324 .399 .257 .292 99 4.1 0.4 4.4 0.5
2009 MOB AA 11 0 17.3 5.13 76 .220 .256 .332 .389 .274 .195 97 -0.5 -0.0 -0.7 -0.0
2010 RNO AAA 5 0 3.0 17.21 -115 .410 .286 .359 .427 .267 .462 105 -4.1 -0.4 -4.1 -0.4
2011 MOB AA 44 0 60.3 4.92 106 .258 .272 .340 .419 .260 .330 110 6.3 0.6 5.8 0.7
2012 MEM AAA 9 0 10.0 9.24 28 .304 .283 .342 .431 .267 .278 103 -2.2 -0.2 -1.7 -0.2
2013 SAN AA 21 0 21.3 5.90 57 .303 .251 .325 .385 .258 .262 95 -2.4 -0.3 -2.4 -0.3

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
2006 MSO Rk 2 3 2 22 0 49.1 41 15 51 3 0% .277 7.5 2.7 0.5 9.3 1.14 3.12 0.0 0.0
2008 SBN A 3 1 8 24 0 35.3 6 5 54 1 52% .119 1.5 1.3 0.3 13.8 0.31 0.51 9.6 1.0
2009 ARI MLB 3 3 0 49 0 51.0 45 24 52 5 32% .292 7.9 4.2 0.9 9.2 1.35 3.35 4.4 0.5
2009 MOB AA 1 0 0 11 0 17.3 10 7 18 2 42% .195 5.2 3.6 1.0 9.4 0.98 2.60 -0.7 -0.0
2010 RNO AAA 0 1 0 5 0 3.0 6 10 2 0 38% .462 18.0 30.0 0.0 6.0 5.33 30.00 -4.1 -0.4
2011 MOB AA 3 2 2 44 0 60.3 67 21 46 4 45% .330 10.0 3.1 0.6 6.9 1.46 3.43 5.8 0.7
2012 MEM AAA 0 0 0 9 0 10.0 12 6 5 2 39% .278 10.8 5.4 1.8 4.5 1.80 12.60 -1.7 -0.2
2013 SAN AA 0 2 1 21 0 21.3 19 12 17 2 40% .262 8.0 5.1 0.8 7.2 1.45 3.80 -2.4 -0.3

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 845 0.5006 0.4533 0.7441 0.6217 0.2844 0.8099 0.6000 0.2533
Career8450.50060.45330.74410.62170.28440.80990.60.2533

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2010-05-06 2010-09-07 Minors 124 0 Left Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2010-05-18
2010-04-10 2010-04-22 Minors 12 0 Left Elbow Strain -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 139 d1 year (2013)

Details
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by San Diego as a free agent 7/3/13 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by Cincinnati as a free agent (minor-league contract). Released by Cincinnati 3/30/12. Signed by St. Louis as a free agent 5/15/12 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2011). Re-signed by Arizona 1/5/11 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2010). Re-signed 3/11/10. Sent outright to Triple-A by Arizona 11/6/10.
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009). Contract purchased 11/20/08. Re-signed 3/3/09.
  • Drafted 2006 (30-897) (Southern Illinois-Edwardsville).

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BP Articles

Clay Zavada is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 3, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-03
This article requires BP Premium accessWestern Front: Walk-off Wins are the New Market InefficiencyGeoff Young2012-07-24
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Notable NRI: NL CentralR.J. Anderson2012-02-17
This article requires BP Premium accessDivide and Conquer, NL West: Is There a Draft in Here, or is that Just 2006?Geoff Young2011-09-27
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Senior Circuit ShufflingChristina Kahrl2011-03-17
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Monday UpdateWill Carroll2010-05-24
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Scrubbing Up for the WeekendChristina Kahrl2010-05-13
Game Story: Diamondbacks at Cubs, Game OneChristina Kahrl2010-04-30
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 Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Beat: Hot Spots: Relief PitchersLee Panas2010-03-25
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTeam Health Reports: Arizona Diamondbacks Will Carroll2010-03-17
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Diamondbacks Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2010-01-19
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: NL West RoundupChristina Kahrl2009-07-02


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2010-01-26 14:00:00 (link to chat)Clay Zavada - hands down best 'stache in the show, right?
(Lincoln from Dallas)
I'm not a mustache guy in general, but his stache could convince me otherwise. (Tommy Bennett)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Clay Zavada threw 855 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 Change (77mph) and Sinker (85mph), also mixing in a Cutter (84mph), Fourseam Fastball (86mph) and Slider (77mph).