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Sonny Gray
Birthdate: 11/7/1989 (27 y, 4 m, 22 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 5-10/190     Position: P
Drafted: 2011 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 18, Overall: 18, Team: Oakland Athletics
Contract: $3.6M / 1 Years (2017)
RotoWire News: Gray (back) is now throwing from 150 feet, Jane Lee of MLB.com reports. (3/27/2017)
Injury: Back, Day-to-Day
Profiles:  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: Gray seemed to establish himself in 2015 when he made his first All-Star team and finished third in American League Cy Young voting with a slightly improved version of his strong 2014. Riding high expectations, things did not go nearly as strong for the right-hander last year. Gray went 5-11 with a 5.69 ERA and a 1.50 WHIP, raising his career ERA from 2.88 to 3.42. The Tennessee native was hampered by arm issues, landing on the disabled list twice and making just 22 starts (117 innings total). Many will point to Gray’s poor luck in terms of batting average on balls in play (.319), which may go hand-in-hand with an Oakland defense that ranked last in a number of metrics. Additionally, 18% of the fly balls he allowed went for home runs, compared to just a 9% rate in his career before last year. While Gray is certainly not blameless when it comes to his troublesome numbers in ‘16, there are enough negative factors in play that one could certainly see a decent bounceback for the 27-year-old next year -- especially if he is once again fully healthy. That is already in doubt, though, as a lat strain will cost him Opening Day and could sideline him for the first few weeks of April. (Dylan Higgins)

The Quick Opinion: After a dynamite season in 2015, just about everything went wrong for Gray in ‘16. Although he may once again have a modest defense behind him next year, the 27-year-old certainly has the skills to turn things around, when healthy. Problem is he's already slated to start the season of the DL. He is a deep league consideration if DL spots are plentiful. 

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DateTeamOppGSWLSVHLDIPTBFHRERHRBBSOK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPGSv2
Total- - -- - -33141000219.0899187847515741837.523.040.62.27774.5 %55.9 %9.4 %3.083.463.4756
DateTeamOppGSWLSVHLDIPTBFHRERHRBBSOK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPGSv2
2014-09-23OAKLAA101007.024321131215.433.861.29.25087.0 %55.6 %50.0 %1.292.851.3467
2014-05-16OAK@CLE110006.02321113913.504.501.50.100100.0 %63.6 %50.0 %1.503.802.0463
2014-06-07OAK@BAL101005.12445514711.816.751.69.25045.5 %61.5 %33.3 %8.445.193.4539
2014-08-01OAKKCR101007.0243111079.000.001.29.125100.0 %64.7 %25.0 %1.292.991.8471
2014-08-22OAKLAA110008.1316332255.402.162.16.18296.2 %47.8 %22.2 %3.245.773.9955
2014-09-13OAK@SEA100008.0285221277.882.251.13.22289.3 %68.4 %20.0 %2.253.762.9066
2014-09-02OAKSEA101005.0237661223.603.601.80.33339.5 %61.1 %20.0 %10.806.134.7727
2014-05-04OAK@BOS100006.0246221234.503.001.50.27890.9 %63.2 %20.0 %3.005.304.1648
2014-09-08OAK@CHW100007.0294321345.143.861.29.15075.8 %55.0 %16.7 %2.575.564.7654
2014-08-06OAKTBR101004.12810761436.238.312.08.47458.8 %36.8 %16.7 %12.468.216.9211
2014-07-08OAKSFG110007.02861111810.291.291.29.278100.0 %36.8 %16.7 %1.293.132.3364
2014-05-27OAKDET100006.0268441157.501.501.50.36865.8 %52.6 %14.3 %6.004.133.4142
2014-04-23OAKTEX101007.02953314810.295.141.29.25079.0 %43.8 %14.3 %3.864.423.8054
2014-05-10OAKWSN100007.0296331233.862.571.29.22779.0 %52.2 %12.5 %3.865.424.9751
2014-09-28OAK@TEX110009.0326000055.000.000.00.231100.0 %72.0 %0.0 %0.002.353.1884
2014-09-18OAKTEX101005.0258540247.203.600.00.42150.0 %61.1 %0.0 %7.202.733.4736
2014-08-28OAK@LAA100007.0286330367.713.860.00.31666.7 %47.4 %0.0 %3.862.703.5958
2014-08-16OAK@ATL101005.1258440158.441.690.00.42155.6 %57.9 %0.0 %6.751.822.7544
2014-08-11OAK@KCR101007.0286320322.573.860.00.26166.7 %65.2 %0.0 %2.573.854.5554
DateTeamOppGSWLSVHLDIPTBFHRERHRBBSOK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPGSv2
2014-07-26OAK@TEX110006.2287110456.755.400.00.36890.9 %72.2 %0.0 %1.353.433.9957
2014-07-20OAKBAL110006.22522102810.802.700.00.13350.0 %60.0 %0.0 %1.351.632.3771
2014-07-13OAK@SEA110007.2306100255.872.350.00.26187.5 %52.2 %0.0 %0.002.613.5869
2014-07-03OAKTOR110007.0264110356.433.860.00.22285.7 %55.6 %0.0 %1.292.993.3467
2014-06-28OAK@MIA100005.0287550347.205.400.00.36858.3 %50.0 %0.0 %9.004.535.7736
2014-06-18OAKTEX110007.0296220279.002.570.00.30075.0 %50.0 %0.0 %2.571.993.2364
2014-06-13OAKNYY101006.02673301710.501.500.00.38962.5 %55.6 %0.0 %4.501.301.9255
2014-06-01OAKLAA110006.2297330356.754.050.00.33370.0 %35.0 %0.0 %4.052.984.4753
2014-05-22OAK@TBR100008.0315110233.382.250.00.19285.7 %68.0 %0.0 %1.133.133.7571
2014-04-28OAK@TEX110009.0302000166.001.000.00.091100.0 %68.2 %0.0 %0.002.473.1591
2014-04-18OAKHOU110006.0309330246.003.000.00.37572.7 %58.3 %0.0 %4.502.803.8346
2014-04-12OAK@SEA110007.02851102911.572.570.00.29485.7 %52.9 %0.0 %1.291.421.9571
2014-04-06OAKSEA110006.0256310234.503.000.00.30062.5 %50.0 %0.0 %1.503.133.9651
2014-03-31OAKCLE100006.02650003710.504.500.00.313100.0 %46.7 %0.0 %0.002.302.9264