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Drew Pomeranz
Birthdate: 11/22/1988 (28 y, 4 m, 8 d)     Bats/Throws: R/L     Height/Weight: 6-6/230     Position: P
Drafted: 2010 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 5, Overall: 5, Team: Cleveland Indians
Contract: $4.4M / 1 Years (2017)
RotoWire News: Pomeranz (forearm) is expected to pitch in a minor-league game Monday, April 3, and Boston remains hopeful he'll debut Sunday, April 9, Ian Browne of MLB.com reports. (3/30/2017)
Injury: Forearm, 10-Day DL
Profiles:  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: Pomeranz is essentially Rich Hill, from the high-spin fastball and curveball down to the fact that both pitchers have only managed more than 150 major league innings once in their careers. Of course, the 28-year-old Red Sox has had fewer chances to be healthy than the 37-year-old Dodger, and maybe his stuff hasn't produced exactly the same standout whiff and strikeout rates -- perhaps because his command is a bit worse, and his curve doesn't quite have the same spin-rate excellence. That means the ceiling on Pomeranz is lower, but his floor might be higher, too. Can the previously injury-riddled lefty stay healthy, especially now that he's throwing the curve 40% of the time? We don't really have the same attitudes about high-volume curveball usage that we used to, but the track record suggests we should be nervous. Still, project Pomeranz for 120-140 innings, pay for that projection, and you'll have a little bit of upside baked into your price. He could stay healthy all year, or maintain the low batting average on balls in play that he's had ever since he started throwing the curve so often. Either thing would give you more than you paid for. (Eno Sarris)

The Quick Opinion: Over the last three years, batters are hitting under .220 combined on the curve and fastball from Pomeranz. Those pitches are really good, and he's added a decent cutter (.212 BAA), too. Maybe Pomeranz can actually limit results on balls in play a bit, and maybe he can finally throw 180 innings in a season. Those are the maybes you're focusing on if you buy him this year.

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SeasonHandednessIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2012vs L25.0- - -98141087180130.157.247.217.217
2012vs R71.2- - -33683162494613382353.281.372.491.372
SeasonHome / AwayIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2012Home51.14.912365311132286282240.257.356.420.338
2012Away45.14.96198446125258180243.247.332.442.337
2012Home vs L13.2- - -5361054050115.128.235.159.193
2012Home vs R37.2- - -1834710127246232125.296.390.494.379
2012Away vs L11.1- - -4580033130015.191.262.282.246
2012Away vs R34.0- - -153366122227150228.265.351.489.363
SeasonMonthlyIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2012Mar/Apr13.15.4063163098280113.296.403.472.385
2012May9.23.72459104407107.237.372.278.297
2012Jul25.25.2611224321615380120.233.300.404.305
2012Aug25.05.4010925501715691221.255.333.500.355
2012Sept/Oct23.04.30105235011113140022.253.359.420.344
20121st Half35.13.06155284014122201227.211.331.295.288
20122nd Half61.16.0227969132434112261256.275.353.502.365
SeasonLeverageIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2012Low Leverage37.1- - -1693471663180237.228.320.349.300
2012Medium Leverage53.2- - -2456090474311272243.278.374.495.373
2012High Leverage5.2- - -203114401003.158.211.353.233
SeasonSituationalIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2012Bases Empty50.1- - -2305381777210346.257.335.408.328
2012Men on Base46.1- - -204449150467252137.247.357.458.349
2012Men In Scoring29.2- - -130244141374182020.214.331.400.313
SeasonThrough CountIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2012Through 3 - 03.0- - -2420033014201.200.667.222.457
2012Through 3 - 13.0- - -40100055221013.556.800.889.660
2012Through 3 - 28.2- - -55112055220007.314.564.543.484
2012Through 2 - 014.1- - -74134075119217.241.452.385.375
2012Through 1 - 040.1- - -192428024216302230.263.392.444.363
2012Through 2 - 118.0- - -100254013136210217.325.480.618.466
2012Through 1 - 140.0- - -186436028269230240.267.370.484.370
2012Through 0 - 147.0- - -205475226258160153.250.314.428.323
2012Through 2 - 225.1- - -105173010103130037.185.286.319.273
2012Through 1 - 229.1- - -11719101081110046.179.259.219.224
2012Through 0 - 219.2- - -76121166140036.167.211.250.206
SeasonSP / RPIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2012As Starter96.24.9343497172575314462483.253.345.430.338
SeasonShiftsIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2012No Shift63.0- - -283821620000000.290.298.374.290
2012Shift - All0.2- - -41100000000.250.2501.000.314
2012Shift - Non Traditional0.2- - -41100000000.250.2501.000.314
SeasonTTOIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
20121st Through Order as SP46.03.13198449118164161244.244.321.385.310
20122nd Through Order as SP40.16.92188427133319241233.259.366.497.369
20123rd Through Order as SP10.15.234711106615006.262.348.366.320
20124th Through Order as SP0.00.0010000001000.0001.000.000.691

SeasonHandednessK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2012vs L10.802.883.750.3630.6 %8.2 %22.5 %- - -0.88.22469.4 %2.292.83
2012vs R6.664.771.391.6315.8 %11.3 %4.5 %- - -1.69.30670.9 %5.695.07
SeasonHome / AwayK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2012Home7.014.911.431.0517.0 %11.9 %5.1 %.2571.58.29468.4 %4.814.66
2012Away8.543.572.391.5921.7 %9.1 %12.6 %.2471.37.28473.9 %4.824.30
2012Home vs L9.883.293.000.0028.3 %9.4 %18.9 %.1280.80.18858.3 %2.223.29
2012Home vs R5.975.501.091.4313.7 %12.6 %1.1 %.2961.86.32070.3 %5.755.16
2012Away vs L11.912.385.000.7933.3 %6.7 %26.7 %.1910.97.26983.3 %2.392.28
2012Away vs R7.413.971.871.8518.3 %9.8 %8.5 %.2651.50.28771.8 %5.624.98
SeasonMonthlyK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2012Mar/Apr8.785.401.631.3520.6 %12.7 %7.9 %.2961.80.35972.1 %5.124.49
2012May6.526.521.000.0015.6 %15.6 %0.0 %.2371.66.29075.0 %3.824.73
2012Jul7.012.812.501.0517.9 %7.1 %10.7 %.2331.25.26359.0 %4.114.42
2012Aug7.563.242.332.1619.3 %8.3 %11.0 %.2551.36.26868.8 %5.854.44
2012Sept/Oct8.615.481.571.1721.0 %13.3 %7.6 %.2531.61.30379.3 %4.704.54
20121st Half6.885.091.350.5117.4 %12.9 %4.5 %.2111.36.25076.3 %4.174.76
20122nd Half8.223.822.151.7620.1 %9.3 %10.8 %.2751.55.31267.3 %5.184.34
SeasonLeverageK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2012Low Leverage8.924.342.060.7221.9 %10.7 %11.2 %- - -1.39.28496.4 %3.764.25
2012Medium Leverage7.214.531.591.8417.6 %11.0 %6.5 %- - -1.62.30357.1 %5.784.73
2012High Leverage4.761.593.000.0015.0 %5.0 %10.0 %- - -0.71.1880.0 %2.573.86
SeasonSituationalK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2012Bases Empty8.233.752.191.2520.0 %9.1 %10.9 %- - -1.47.301100.0 %4.514.42
2012Men on Base7.194.861.481.3618.1 %12.3 %5.9 %- - -1.49.27633.2 %5.154.58
2012Men In Scoring6.075.461.111.2115.4 %13.9 %1.5 %- - -1.42.2272.8 %5.325.05
SeasonThrough CountK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2012Through 3 - 03.0042.000.070.004.2 %58.3 %-54.2 %- - -5.33.22281.3 %16.4318.88
2012Through 3 - 19.0063.000.146.007.5 %52.5 %-45.0 %- - -10.33.61592.5 %31.7625.54
2012Through 3 - 27.2720.770.352.0812.7 %36.4 %-23.6 %- - -3.58.34692.2 %11.4010.44
2012Through 2 - 04.4011.930.370.639.5 %25.7 %-16.2 %- - -2.23.26182.3 %7.218.25
2012Through 1 - 06.696.691.001.3415.6 %15.6 %0.0 %- - -1.79.29076.2 %5.925.92
2012Through 2 - 18.5010.500.813.0017.0 %21.0 %-4.0 %- - -2.56.35288.4 %9.376.59
2012Through 1 - 19.005.181.742.0321.5 %12.4 %9.1 %- - -1.65.30472.2 %5.894.47
2012Through 0 - 110.153.063.311.5325.9 %7.8 %18.1 %- - -1.34.30772.0 %4.143.14
2012Through 2 - 213.144.622.851.0735.2 %12.4 %22.9 %- - -1.18.26977.5 %3.252.76
2012Through 1 - 214.113.384.180.3139.3 %9.4 %29.9 %- - -1.02.30569.9 %1.531.98
2012Through 0 - 216.471.839.000.4647.4 %5.3 %42.1 %- - -0.81.31468.5 %0.700.72
SeasonSP / RPK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2012As Starter7.734.281.801.3019.1 %10.6 %8.5 %.2531.48.28970.6 %4.814.49
SeasonShiftsK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2012No Shift0.000.000.000.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %- - -1.30.290100.0 %3.095.12
2012Shift - All0.000.000.000.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %- - -1.50.250100.0 %3.097.50
2012Shift - Non Traditional0.000.000.000.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %- - -1.50.250100.0 %3.097.50
SeasonTTOK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
20121st Through Order as SP8.613.132.750.7822.2 %8.1 %14.1 %.2441.30.30378.0 %3.493.82
20122nd Through Order as SP7.365.361.382.0117.6 %12.8 %4.8 %.2591.64.27563.2 %6.294.99
20123rd Through Order as SP5.234.351.200.8712.8 %10.6 %2.1 %.2621.55.28668.5 %4.645.23
20124th Through Order as SP0.009.000.000.000.0 %100.0 %-100.0 %.0001.00.000100.0 %6.096.09

SeasonHandednessGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2012vs L1.4413.7 %51.0 %35.3 %5.6 %5.6 %3.8 %12.5 %22.0 %45.8 %32.2 %10.2 %69.5 %20.3 %397128269
2012vs R1.1821.6 %42.4 %36.0 %11.8 %15.3 %12.0 %16.7 %38.8 %38.0 %23.1 %23.6 %50.0 %26.5 %1302533769
SeasonHome / AwayGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2012Home1.6520.6 %49.4 %30.0 %14.6 %12.5 %10.1 %0.0 %38.6 %37.4 %24.1 %24.7 %49.4 %25.9 %907356551
2012Away0.8519.7 %37.0 %43.3 %7.3 %14.5 %10.6 %25.0 %31.9 %42.2 %25.9 %16.3 %59.3 %24.4 %792305487
2012Home vs L1.5010.7 %53.6 %35.7 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %28.1 %40.6 %31.3 %12.5 %65.6 %21.9 %21469145
2012Home vs R1.6822.7 %48.5 %28.8 %18.4 %15.8 %12.5 %0.0 %41.0 %36.6 %22.4 %27.6 %45.5 %26.9 %693287406
2012Away vs L1.3817.4 %47.8 %34.8 %12.5 %12.5 %9.1 %25.0 %14.8 %51.9 %33.3 %7.4 %74.1 %18.5 %18359124
2012Away vs R0.7720.2 %34.6 %45.2 %6.4 %14.9 %11.1 %25.0 %36.1 %39.8 %24.1 %18.5 %55.6 %25.9 %609246363
SeasonMonthlyGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2012Mar/Apr1.2530.8 %38.5 %30.8 %8.3 %16.7 %20.0 %0.0 %26.8 %51.2 %22.0 %19.5 %43.9 %36.6 %23998141
2012May2.1734.5 %44.8 %20.7 %16.7 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %41.9 %41.9 %16.1 %32.3 %38.7 %29.0 %1717398
2012Jul1.317.5 %52.5 %40.0 %15.6 %9.4 %11.9 %0.0 %42.2 %32.5 %25.3 %26.5 %54.2 %19.3 %381140241
2012Aug1.0021.6 %39.2 %39.2 %6.9 %20.7 %10.3 %33.3 %41.6 %36.4 %22.1 %19.5 %62.3 %18.2 %443172271
2012Sept/Oct1.1321.5 %41.5 %36.9 %8.3 %12.5 %7.4 %25.0 %23.2 %43.5 %33.3 %11.6 %56.5 %31.9 %465178287
20121st Half1.3824.0 %44.0 %32.0 %12.5 %6.3 %11.4 %0.0 %33.0 %46.2 %20.8 %29.3 %46.2 %24.5 %571233338
20122nd Half1.1518.2 %43.9 %38.0 %9.9 %16.9 %9.8 %25.0 %36.9 %35.9 %27.2 %16.4 %58.0 %25.6 %1128428700
SeasonLeverageGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2012Low Leverage1.3118.2 %46.4 %35.5 %12.8 %7.7 %9.8 %50.0 %40.2 %39.3 %20.5 %24.1 %50.9 %25.0 %659251408
2012Medium Leverage1.1920.9 %42.9 %36.2 %8.5 %18.6 %11.4 %10.0 %32.4 %40.5 %27.2 %19.7 %55.5 %24.9 %956377579
2012High Leverage1.0028.6 %35.7 %35.7 %20.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %37.5 %31.3 %31.3 %12.5 %56.3 %31.3 %843351
SeasonSituationalGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2012Bases Empty1.0522.4 %39.7 %37.8 %11.9 %11.9 %8.1 %50.0 %36.9 %41.3 %21.9 %25.0 %52.5 %22.5 %922357565
2012Men on Base1.4517.6 %48.9 %33.6 %9.1 %15.9 %12.5 %0.0 %34.0 %37.6 %28.4 %16.3 %55.3 %28.4 %777304473
2012Men In Scoring1.4317.0 %48.9 %34.1 %10.0 %13.3 %14.0 %0.0 %35.9 %33.7 %30.4 %15.2 %55.4 %29.4 %494199295
SeasonThrough CountGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2012Through 3 - 00.4022.2 %22.2 %55.6 %20.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %44.4 %55.6 %0.0 %22.2 %66.7 %11.1 %1138429
2012Through 3 - 11.0033.3 %33.3 %33.3 %0.0 %40.0 %20.0 %0.0 %46.7 %40.0 %13.3 %13.3 %40.0 %46.7 %22614284
2012Through 3 - 20.8321.4 %35.7 %42.9 %16.7 %16.7 %0.0 %0.0 %53.6 %21.4 %25.0 %14.3 %67.9 %17.9 %370185185
2012Through 2 - 01.1113.0 %45.7 %41.3 %15.8 %5.3 %4.8 %0.0 %42.6 %34.0 %23.4 %25.5 %57.5 %17.0 %330202128
2012Through 1 - 00.9416.9 %40.3 %42.7 %17.0 %11.3 %12.0 %33.3 %35.4 %40.8 %23.9 %25.4 %49.2 %25.4 %827411416
2012Through 2 - 11.3723.7 %44.1 %32.2 %5.3 %31.6 %7.7 %0.0 %48.3 %31.7 %20.0 %16.7 %51.7 %31.7 %516266250
2012Through 1 - 11.2421.4 %43.6 %35.0 %12.2 %22.0 %13.7 %0.0 %34.7 %38.0 %27.3 %21.5 %50.4 %28.1 %898376522
2012Through 0 - 11.6223.3 %47.4 %29.3 %5.1 %20.5 %7.9 %0.0 %37.0 %35.6 %27.4 %19.3 %57.0 %23.7 %837249588
2012Through 2 - 21.4420.0 %47.3 %32.7 %11.1 %16.7 %3.8 %0.0 %36.4 %34.6 %29.1 %16.4 %61.8 %21.8 %619261358
2012Through 1 - 21.5622.0 %47.5 %30.5 %16.7 %5.6 %7.1 %0.0 %30.0 %38.3 %31.7 %25.0 %58.3 %16.7 %620219401
2012Through 0 - 21.8927.8 %47.2 %25.0 %0.0 %11.1 %5.9 %0.0 %36.1 %36.1 %27.8 %27.8 %50.0 %22.2 %31361252
SeasonSP / RPGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2012As Starter1.2220.2 %43.9 %35.9 %10.7 %13.6 %10.3 %14.3 %35.6 %39.5 %24.9 %20.9 %53.8 %25.3 %16996611038
SeasonShiftsGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2012No Shift1.4321.6 %46.1 %32.3 %12.6 %0.0 %10.5 %14.3 %35.0 %39.9 %25.1 %22.3 %56.2 %21.6 %976327649
2012Shift - All1.000.0 %50.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %25.0 %0.0 %75.0 %0.0 %75.0 %25.0 %1569
2012Shift - Non Traditional1.000.0 %50.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %25.0 %0.0 %75.0 %0.0 %75.0 %25.0 %1569
SeasonTTOGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
20121st Through Order as SP1.2818.0 %46.1 %35.9 %15.2 %8.7 %10.2 %12.5 %27.2 %45.6 %27.2 %27.2 %52.2 %20.6 %816308508
20122nd Through Order as SP1.1822.6 %41.9 %35.5 %6.8 %20.5 %11.5 %20.0 %40.3 %37.2 %22.5 %12.4 %58.9 %28.7 %707280427
20123rd Through Order as SP1.1520.0 %42.9 %37.1 %7.7 %7.7 %6.7 %0.0 %50.0 %25.0 %25.0 %27.8 %41.7 %30.6 %17269103
20124th Through Order as SP0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %440