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Joe Smith PAstros

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2018 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 34)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date3-22-1984
Height6' 2"
Weight205 lbs
Age34 years, 3 months, 25 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
1.12014
-0.42015
-1.02016
1.22017
0.12018
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
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 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
2007 NYN MLB 54 0 44.3 3 2 0 48 21 45 3 .261 98 9.7 4.3 0.6 9.1 64% .349 .267 1.56 3.91 3.45 98 3.67 76.0 0.9
2008 NYN MLB 82 0 63.3 6 3 0 51 31 52 4 .261 94 7.2 4.4 0.6 7.4 64% .261 .239 1.29 3.93 3.55 94 4.31 92.0 0.7
2009 CLE MLB 37 0 34.0 0 0 0 30 13 30 4 .256 100 7.9 3.4 1.1 7.9 56% .274 .253 1.26 4.04 3.44 101 4.36 93.4 0.3
2010 CLE MLB 53 0 40.0 2 2 0 30 24 32 4 .260 107 6.8 5.4 0.9 7.2 57% .239 .241 1.35 4.62 3.83 123 6.67 150.7 -0.8
2011 CLE MLB 71 0 67.0 3 3 0 52 21 45 1 .261 103 7.0 2.8 0.1 6.0 58% .258 .199 1.09 2.94 2.01 105 4.56 105.9 0.2
2012 CLE MLB 72 0 67.0 7 4 0 53 25 53 4 .260 100 7.1 3.4 0.5 7.1 60% .253 .229 1.16 3.44 2.96 109 5.59 128.1 -0.6
2013 CLE MLB 70 0 63.0 6 2 3 54 23 54 5 .265 97 7.7 3.3 0.7 7.7 52% .282 .238 1.22 3.63 2.29 111 5.14 123.0 -0.4
2014 ANA MLB 76 0 74.7 7 2 15 45 15 68 4 .264 96 5.4 1.8 0.5 8.2 61% .214 .188 0.80 2.88 1.81 96 3.33 81.6 1.1
2015 ANA MLB 70 0 65.3 5 5 5 64 19 57 4 .263 97 8.8 2.6 0.6 7.9 54% .317 .245 1.27 3.11 3.58 107 5.20 121.6 -0.4
2016 ANA 0 38 0 37.7 1 4 6 36 13 25 4 .262 101 8.6 3.1 1.0 6.0 57% .283 .248 1.30 4.59 3.82 122 6.59 145.9 -0.7
2016 CHN 0 16 0 14.3 1 1 0 11 5 15 4 .270 91 6.9 3.1 2.5 9.4 36% .219 .298 1.12 5.97 2.51 121 6.80 150.5 -0.3
2017 CLE 0 21 0 18.3 0 0 1 16 0 20 1 .256 103 7.9 0.0 0.5 9.8 60% .306 .183 0.87 1.66 3.44 89 3.41 72.5 0.4
2017 TOR 0 38 0 35.7 3 0 0 30 10 51 3 .262 102 7.6 2.5 0.8 12.9 44% .342 .216 1.12 2.29 3.28 84 2.95 62.8 0.9
2018 HOU MLB 29 0 25.3 3 1 0 19 7 25 4 .258 96 6.8 2.5 1.4 8.9 48% .246 .233 1.03 4.07 4.26 121 5.40 121.9 -0.2
2016 TOT MLB 54 0 52.0 2 5 6 47 18 40 8 .264 99 8.1 3.1 1.4 6.9 52% .269 .261 1.25 4.97 3.46 121 6.65 147.2 -1.0
2017 TOT MLB 59 0 54.0 3 0 1 46 10 71 4 .260 103 7.7 1.7 0.7 11.8 50% .328 .205 1.04 2.08 3.33 86 3.10 66.1 1.2
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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-
2006 BRO A- 17 0 20.0 0 1 9 10 3 28 0 .248 85 4.5 1.4 0.0 12.6 60% .267 .152 0.65 1.55 0.45 70 0.00 0.0
2006 BIN AA 10 0 12.2 0 2 0 12 11 12 1 .249 68 8.9 8.1 0.7 8.9 47% .222 .259 1.89 5.12 5.90 112 6.28 110.8
2007 NYN MLB 54 0 44.3 3 2 0 48 21 45 3 .261 98 9.7 4.3 0.6 9.1 64% .349 .267 1.56 3.91 3.45 98 3.67 76.0
2007 NWO AAA 8 0 9.0 0 0 2 7 4 5 0 .264 91 7.0 4.0 0.0 5.0 57% .286 .246 1.22 3.75 2.00 107 6.76 118.2
2008 NYN MLB 82 0 63.3 6 3 0 51 31 52 4 .261 94 7.2 4.4 0.6 7.4 64% .261 .239 1.29 3.93 3.55 94 4.31 92.0
2009 CLE MLB 37 0 34.0 0 0 0 30 13 30 4 .256 100 7.9 3.4 1.1 7.9 56% .274 .253 1.26 4.04 3.44 101 4.36 93.4
2009 COH AAA 5 0 5.0 0 0 0 4 1 6 0 .254 111 7.2 1.8 0.0 10.8 62% .308 .218 1.00 1.35 0.00 84 1.90 42.8
2010 CLE MLB 53 0 40.0 2 2 0 30 24 32 4 .260 107 6.8 5.4 0.9 7.2 57% .239 .241 1.35 4.62 3.83 123 6.67 150.7
2010 COH AAA 20 0 23.0 2 1 2 17 10 19 0 .243 107 6.7 3.9 0.0 7.4 64% .266 .204 1.17 2.94 1.96 91 2.93 62.9
2011 CLE MLB 71 0 67.0 3 3 0 52 21 45 1 .261 103 7.0 2.8 0.1 6.0 58% .258 .199 1.09 2.94 2.01 105 4.56 105.9
2011 AKR AA 4 0 3.7 0 0 0 1 2 7 0 .264 85 2.5 4.9 0.0 17.2 80% .200 .147 0.82 1.22 2.45 86 2.53 54.7
2012 CLE MLB 72 0 67.0 7 4 0 53 25 53 4 .260 100 7.1 3.4 0.5 7.1 60% .253 .229 1.16 3.44 2.96 109 5.59 128.1
2013 CLE MLB 70 0 63.0 6 2 3 54 23 54 5 .265 97 7.7 3.3 0.7 7.7 52% .282 .238 1.22 3.63 2.29 111 5.14 123.0
2014 ANA MLB 76 0 74.7 7 2 15 45 15 68 4 .264 96 5.4 1.8 0.5 8.2 61% .214 .188 0.80 2.88 1.81 96 3.33 81.6
2015 ANA MLB 70 0 65.3 5 5 5 64 19 57 4 .263 97 8.8 2.6 0.6 7.9 54% .317 .245 1.27 3.11 3.58 107 5.20 121.6
2016 ANA MLB 38 0 37.7 1 4 6 36 13 25 4 .262 101 8.6 3.1 1.0 6.0 57% .283 .248 1.30 4.59 3.82 122 6.59 145.9
2016 CHN MLB 16 0 14.3 1 1 0 11 5 15 4 .270 91 6.9 3.1 2.5 9.4 36% .219 .298 1.12 5.97 2.51 121 6.80 150.5
2016 INL A+ 2 1 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .284 86 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 50% .000 -.021 0.00 1.70 0.00 91 4.27 84.1
2016 IOW AAA 2 0 2.0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 .284 4.5 0.0 0.0 9.0 50% .250 .066 0.50 1.72 0.00 101 5.00 101.6
2017 CLE MLB 21 0 18.3 0 0 1 16 0 20 1 .256 103 7.9 0.0 0.5 9.8 60% .306 .183 0.87 1.66 3.44 89 3.41 72.5
2017 TOR MLB 38 0 35.7 3 0 0 30 10 51 3 .262 102 7.6 2.5 0.8 12.9 44% .342 .216 1.12 2.29 3.28 84 2.95 62.8
2017 BUF AAA 3 0 2.3 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 .258 11.6 0.0 0.0 11.6 50% .500 .211 1.29 0.76 3.86 92 3.49 79.5
2018 HOU MLB 29 0 25.3 3 1 0 19 7 25 4 .258 96 6.8 2.5 1.4 8.9 48% .246 .233 1.03 4.07 4.26 121 5.40 121.9
2018 CCH AA 2 0 2.0 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 .252 18.0 0.0 0.0 4.5 67% .444 .294 2.00 2.56 0.00 115 5.21 111.3

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
2008 983 0.4934 0.4120 0.7605 0.5505 0.2771 0.8539 0.5797 0.2395
2009 552 0.5217 0.4239 0.7692 0.5660 0.2689 0.8098 0.6761 0.2308
2010 633 0.5039 0.4060 0.8016 0.5392 0.2707 0.8721 0.6588 0.1984
2011 997 0.5637 0.4293 0.8528 0.5480 0.2759 0.9026 0.7250 0.1472
2012 1065 0.4714 0.4376 0.7811 0.5916 0.3002 0.8552 0.6509 0.2189
2013 985 0.4812 0.4173 0.7810 0.5823 0.2642 0.8297 0.6815 0.2190
2014 1087 0.4968 0.4581 0.8032 0.6167 0.3016 0.8649 0.6788 0.1968
2015 978 0.4427 0.4642 0.8084 0.5982 0.3578 0.8456 0.7590 0.1916
2016 802 0.4464 0.4576 0.7984 0.5894 0.3514 0.8673 0.7051 0.2016
2017 804 0.5323 0.4925 0.7449 0.6215 0.3457 0.7707 0.6923 0.2551
2018 360 0.5139 0.4944 0.7584 0.6595 0.3200 0.8197 0.6250 0.2416
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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
2014-06-21 2014-06-22 DTD 1 1 - Neck Stiffness -
2014-05-04 2014-05-09 DTD 5 4 Right Trunk Soreness - -
2013-02-13 2013-03-05 Camp 20 0 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique - -
2011-03-22 2011-04-15 15-DL 24 12 Abdomen Recovery From Strain -
2011-03-10 2011-03-22 Camp 12 0 Abdomen Strain -
2009-08-30 2009-10-05 15-DL 36 33 Left Knee Surgery Loose Bodies 2009-09-30
2009-04-29 2009-06-08 15-DL 40 38 Right Shoulder Strain Rotator Cuff -
2009-02-25 2009-03-09 Camp 12 0 General Medical Illness Virus -
2007-08-25 2007-09-02 Minors 8 0 Right Arm Tendonitis Biceps - -
2007-07-01 2007-07-12 Minors 11 0 Left Thumb Contusion - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 HOU $8,000,000
2018 HOU $7,000,000
2017 TOR $3,000,000
2016 ANA $5,250,000
2015 ANA $5,250,000
2014 ANA $5,250,000
2013 CLE $3,150,000
2012 CLE $1,750,000
2011 CLE $870,000
2010 CLE $427,500
2009 CLE $427,500
2008 NYN $398,000
2007 NYN $380,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
11 yrPrevious$26,153,000
2018Current$7,000,000
12 yrPvs + Cur$33,153,000
1 yrFuture$8,000,000
13 yrTotal$41,153,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
10 y 91 dExcel Sports2 years/$15M (2018-19)

Details
  • 2 years/$15M (2018-19). Signed by Houston as a free agent 12/14/17. 18:$7M, 19:$8M.
  • 1 year/$3M (2017). Signed by Toronto as a free agent 2/7/17. May earn additional $0.5M in performance bonuses. Acquired by Cleveland in trade from Toronto 7/31/17 with $1,016,393 remaining on contract.
  • 3 years/$15.75M (2014-16). Signed by LA Angels as a free agent 11/13. 14:$5.25M, 15:$5.25M, 16:$5.25M. May earn additional $0.25M annually based on games finished. Acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from LA Angels 8/1/16 with $1,778,689 remaining on contract.
  • 1 year/$3.15M (2013). Re-signed by Cleveland 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$1.75M (2012). Re-signed by Cleveland 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.87M (2011). Re-signed by Cleveland 12/4/10 (avoided arbitration). $30,000 in performance bonuses.
  • 1 year/$0.4275M (2010). Re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/10. Optioned to Triple-A 4/30/10.
  • 1 year/$0.4275M (2009). Signed by Cleveland 3/9/09 (split contract, $238,800 in minors).
  • 1 year/$0.398M (2008). Re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/08. Acquired by Cleveland in trade from NY Mets 12/10/08.
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007). Contract purchased 3/07. Optioned to Triple-A 7/26/07.
  • Drafted by NY Mets 2006 (3-94) (Wright State). $0.41M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .238 .326 .386 .256
11 vs R (Multi) .235 .293 .326 .230
18 Split (Multi) .003 .033 .059 .026
19 LgAvg (Multi) .006 .020 .015 .013
30 vs L (2016) .220 .312 .415 .247
31 vs R (2016) .266 .341 .367 .272
38 Split (2016) -.047 -.030 .048 -.024
39 LgAvg (2016) .003 .018 .013 .012

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