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Blaine Boyer
Birthdate: 7/11/1981 (35 y, 8 m, 17 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-3/215     Position: P
Drafted: 2000 June Amateur Draft - Round: 3, Pick: 30, Overall: 100, Team: Atlanta Braves
Contract: $0.2M / 1 Years (2017)
RotoWire News: Boyer was released by the Braves on Saturday. (3/25/2017)
Profiles:  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: Do you know who was the most difficult pitcher to barrel up in 2016? I'll give you one guess. Since you're on his player page — though I can't possibly think of a reason why you should be — it was Blaine freakin' Boyer. Among pitchers with at least 200 balls in play, Boyer's 1.0% barrels-per-batted-ball-event and 0.7% barrels-per-plate-appearance led baseball. His average exit velocity on balls hit in the air also ranked best in the majors at 86.9 mph, helping to explain his microscopic home run rate. By any batted-ball metric, Boyer was one of the very best pitchers in the game in 2016. Unfortunately, balls in play is just one, albeit very significant, aspect of pitching. For as prolific as his batted ball management was, Boyer's ability to miss bats was equally dilettantish. Among relievers who tossed at least 60 innings, Boyer was the proud owner of the league's worst strikeout rate (by a significant margin, no less) and second-worst swinging-strike rate. Boyer's utter inability to miss bats and near non-existent usage in high-leverage situations renders his preeminent contact management little more than a novelty piece of trivia that will never come up on Trivia Night at any bar anywhere. Ever. (Rylan Edwards)

The Quick Opinion: Boyer has no value in leagues of any size. Though if you happen to be on the forefront of fantasy baseball and play in a league that includes StatCast batted-ball data, he should be your number one pick.

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SeasonHandednessIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2007vs L2.1- - -115002200001.455.500.500.448
2007vs R3.0- - -155101001102.357.400.429.346
SeasonHome / AwayIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2007Home4.02.25186102100003.333.353.412.337
2007Away1.16.7584001101100.571.625.571.512
2007Home vs L2.0- - -82001100001.250.286.286.256
2007Home vs R2.0- - -104101000002.400.400.500.394
2007Away vs L0.1- - -330011000001.0001.0001.000.896
2007Away vs R1.0- - -51000001100.250.400.250.224
SeasonMonthlyIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2007Jun5.13.382610103201103.400.440.458.388
20071st Half5.13.382610103201103.400.440.458.388
SeasonLeverageIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2007Low Leverage4.1- - -229103201102.429.476.500.421
2007Medium Leverage1.0- - -41000000001.250.250.250.224
SeasonSituationalIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2007Bases Empty0.2- - -75100000000.714.714.857.691
2007Men on Base4.2- - -195003201103.278.333.294.264
2007Men In Scoring3.2- - -154003201103.286.333.286.256
SeasonThrough CountIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2007Through 3 - 00.1- - -10000000000.000.000.000.000
2007Through 3 - 11.0- - -51001001101.250.400.250.224
2007Through 3 - 21.1- - -73101000001.429.429.571.435
2007Through 2 - 00.2- - -42101000000.500.500.750.537
2007Through 1 - 02.0- - -127103200001.583.583.667.552
2007Through 2 - 11.1- - -83101001101.429.500.571.435
2007Through 1 - 11.1- - -94002201102.500.556.500.448
2007Through 0 - 13.0- - -133000001102.250.333.273.244
2007Through 2 - 20.2- - -53100000001.600.600.800.609
2007Through 1 - 21.0- - -52001100002.400.400.400.358
2007Through 0 - 21.2- - -50000000001.000.000.000.000
SeasonSP / RPIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2007As Reliever5.13.382610103201103.400.440.458.388
SeasonTTOIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
20071st Through Order as RP5.13.382610103201103.400.440.458.388

SeasonHandednessK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2007vs L3.860.001.000.009.1 %0.0 %9.1 %- - -2.14.50060.0 %2.382.38
2007vs R6.003.002.000.0013.3 %6.7 %6.7 %- - -2.00.41783.3 %2.914.16
SeasonHome / AwayK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2007Home6.750.003.000.0016.7 %0.0 %16.7 %.3331.50.40066.7 %1.742.37
2007Away0.006.750.000.000.0 %12.5 %-12.5 %.5713.75.57180.0 %5.496.43
2007Home vs L4.500.001.000.0012.5 %0.0 %12.5 %.2501.00.28650.0 %2.242.24
2007Home vs R9.000.002.000.0020.0 %0.0 %20.0 %.4002.00.50075.0 %1.242.49
2007Away vs L0.000.000.000.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %1.0009.001.00066.7 %3.243.24
2007Away vs R0.009.000.000.000.0 %20.0 %-20.0 %.2502.00.250100.0 %6.247.49
SeasonMonthlyK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2007Jun5.061.693.000.0011.5 %3.9 %7.7 %.4002.06.45572.7 %2.683.38
20071st Half5.061.693.000.0011.5 %3.9 %7.7 %.4002.06.45572.7 %2.683.38
SeasonLeverageK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2007Low Leverage4.152.082.000.009.1 %4.6 %4.5 %- - -2.31.47470.0 %3.013.59
2007Medium Leverage9.000.001.000.0025.0 %0.0 %25.0 %- - -1.00.333100.0 %1.242.49
SeasonSituationalK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2007Bases Empty0.000.000.000.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %- - -7.50.714100.0 %3.245.12
2007Men on Base5.791.933.000.0015.8 %5.3 %10.5 %- - -1.29.33350.0 %2.603.13
2007Men In Scoring7.362.453.000.0020.0 %6.7 %13.3 %- - -1.36.36440.0 %2.422.76
SeasonThrough CountK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2007Through 3 - 00.000.000.000.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %- - -0.00.000100.0 %3.243.24
2007Through 3 - 19.009.001.000.0020.0 %20.0 %0.0 %- - -2.00.33350.0 %4.245.49
2007Through 3 - 26.750.001.000.0014.3 %0.0 %14.3 %- - -2.25.50066.7 %1.742.68
2007Through 2 - 00.000.000.000.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %- - -3.00.50050.0 %3.245.12
2007Through 1 - 04.500.001.000.008.3 %0.0 %8.3 %- - -3.50.63657.1 %2.242.87
2007Through 2 - 16.756.751.000.0012.5 %12.5 %0.0 %- - -3.00.50075.0 %3.995.87
2007Through 1 - 113.506.752.000.0022.2 %11.1 %11.1 %- - -3.75.66760.0 %2.493.43
2007Through 0 - 16.003.002.000.0015.4 %7.7 %7.7 %- - -1.33.300100.0 %2.913.32
2007Through 2 - 213.500.001.000.0020.0 %0.0 %20.0 %- - -4.50.750100.0 %0.240.24
2007Through 1 - 218.000.002.000.0040.0 %0.0 %40.0 %- - -2.00.66750.0 %-0.76-0.76
2007Through 0 - 25.400.001.000.0020.0 %0.0 %20.0 %- - -0.00.000100.0 %2.042.04
SeasonSP / RPK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2007As Reliever5.061.693.000.0011.5 %3.9 %7.7 %.4002.06.45572.7 %2.683.38
SeasonTTOK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
20071st Through Order as RP5.061.693.000.0011.5 %3.9 %7.7 %.4002.06.45572.7 %2.683.38

SeasonHandednessGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2007vs L5.0044.4 %55.6 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %20.0 %0.0 %30.0 %40.0 %30.0 %20.0 %60.0 %20.0 %431528
2007vs R2.3316.7 %58.3 %25.0 %0.0 %0.0 %14.3 %0.0 %33.3 %33.3 %33.3 %16.7 %41.7 %41.7 %622537
SeasonHome / AwayGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2007Home4.0028.6 %57.1 %14.3 %0.0 %0.0 %25.0 %0.0 %33.3 %33.3 %33.3 %6.7 %66.7 %26.7 %742648
2007Away4.0028.6 %57.1 %14.3 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %28.6 %42.9 %28.6 %42.9 %14.3 %42.9 %311417
2007Home vs L4.0033.3 %66.7 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %25.0 %0.0 %28.6 %42.9 %28.6 %14.3 %71.4 %14.3 %321022
2007Home vs R2.0025.0 %50.0 %25.0 %0.0 %0.0 %25.0 %0.0 %37.5 %25.0 %37.5 %0.0 %62.5 %37.5 %421626
2007Away vs L1.0066.7 %33.3 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %33.3 %33.3 %33.3 %33.3 %33.3 %33.3 %1156
2007Away vs R3.000.0 %75.0 %25.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %25.0 %50.0 %25.0 %50.0 %0.0 %50.0 %20911
SeasonMonthlyGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2007Jun4.0028.6 %57.1 %14.3 %0.0 %0.0 %16.7 %0.0 %31.8 %36.4 %31.8 %18.2 %50.0 %31.8 %1054065
20071st Half4.0028.6 %57.1 %14.3 %0.0 %0.0 %16.7 %0.0 %31.8 %36.4 %31.8 %18.2 %50.0 %31.8 %1054065
SeasonLeverageGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2007Low Leverage5.5027.8 %61.1 %11.1 %0.0 %0.0 %18.2 %0.0 %31.6 %42.1 %26.3 %21.1 %47.4 %31.6 %863353
2007Medium Leverage1.0033.3 %33.3 %33.3 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %33.3 %0.0 %66.7 %0.0 %66.7 %33.3 %19712
SeasonSituationalGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2007Bases Empty2.0057.1 %28.6 %14.3 %0.0 %0.0 %50.0 %0.0 %28.6 %14.3 %57.1 %28.6 %28.6 %42.9 %251015
2007Men on Base5.0014.3 %71.4 %14.3 %0.0 %0.0 %10.0 %0.0 %33.3 %46.7 %20.0 %13.3 %60.0 %26.7 %803050
2007Men In Scoring8.0018.2 %72.7 %9.1 %0.0 %0.0 %12.5 %0.0 %36.4 %36.4 %27.3 %9.1 %63.6 %27.3 %652540
SeasonThrough CountGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2007Through 3 - 01.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %633
2007Through 3 - 12.000.0 %66.7 %33.3 %0.0 %0.0 %50.0 %0.0 %33.3 %0.0 %66.7 %0.0 %66.7 %33.3 %291613
2007Through 3 - 24.0016.7 %66.7 %16.7 %0.0 %0.0 %25.0 %0.0 %33.3 %33.3 %33.3 %16.7 %50.0 %33.3 %432122
2007Through 2 - 03.000.0 %75.0 %25.0 %0.0 %0.0 %33.3 %0.0 %50.0 %0.0 %50.0 %0.0 %50.0 %50.0 %241212
2007Through 1 - 07.0027.3 %63.6 %9.1 %0.0 %0.0 %28.6 %0.0 %45.5 %18.2 %36.4 %9.1 %63.6 %27.3 %472225
2007Through 2 - 11.5016.7 %50.0 %33.3 %0.0 %0.0 %33.3 %0.0 %16.7 %33.3 %50.0 %33.3 %33.3 %33.3 %462422
2007Through 1 - 12.0050.0 %33.3 %16.7 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %66.7 %33.3 %33.3 %50.0 %16.7 %452025
2007Through 0 - 15.0033.3 %55.6 %11.1 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %20.0 %50.0 %30.0 %30.0 %30.0 %40.0 %571839
2007Through 2 - 23.0025.0 %75.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %25.0 %75.0 %0.0 %25.0 %25.0 %50.0 %301317
2007Through 1 - 22.0033.3 %66.7 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %33.3 %66.7 %0.0 %0.0 %66.7 %33.3 %25718
2007Through 0 - 22.0033.3 %66.7 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %50.0 %25.0 %25.0 %25.0 %25.0 %50.0 %21318
SeasonSP / RPGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2007As Reliever4.0028.6 %57.1 %14.3 %0.0 %0.0 %16.7 %0.0 %31.8 %36.4 %31.8 %18.2 %50.0 %31.8 %1054065
SeasonTTOGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
20071st Through Order as RP4.0028.6 %57.1 %14.3 %0.0 %0.0 %16.7 %0.0 %31.8 %36.4 %31.8 %18.2 %50.0 %31.8 %1054065