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Adam Ottavino
Birthdate: 11/22/1985 (31 y, 4 m, 5 d)     Bats/Throws: B/R     Height/Weight: 6-5/215     Position: P
Drafted: 2006 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 30, Overall: 30, Team: St. Louis Cardinals
Contract: $10.4M / 3 Years (2016 - 2018)
RotoWire News: Ottavino may open the year as the setup man, with Greg Holland potentially opening the year as the closer, the Denver Post's Nick Groke reports. (3/16/2017)
Profiles:  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: Life is unfair. Consider the case of Adam Ottavino. Always closer-worth in terms of velocity and strikeouts and walks, the reliever with the misfortune of being traded to Colorado never quite grasped the role and ran with it. He got a few saves here or there while the team ran out inferior options in the ninth inning. Then in 2015, when he had the role in hand and was striking the world out with his career-best velocity, poof went the ligament. Last year, he came back and pitched well, and even closed for a while... and then his team went and signed Proven Closer Greg Holland in the offseason. There are still ways for Ottavino to get those precious saves. Holland isn't back to pitching in games yet, so early season saves might still be there for the taking. And if the Rockies fare more like their projections say they will and less like their hopeful front office seems to believe they will, Holland may become available in a trade mid-season, which would lead to some saves for Ottavino late. Either way, the multi-slidered, heady righty in Coors should find his way to double-digit saves and make himself valuable in between with his strong rates and ratios. (Eno Sarris)

The Quick Opinion: Buy Ottavino for the strikeouts and the proximity to saves in Colorado. Then hope the karmic wheel serves up some good luck for once. 

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SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2006Cardinals (A-)2206628.28.164.080.31.26270.2 %  3.143.39  
2006Cardinals (A)2308836.29.334.660.74.26964.1 %  3.444.18  
2007Cardinals (A+)12802727143.18.043.960.63.29273.8 %  3.083.94  
2008Cardinals (AA)3702424115.17.494.061.25.32969.5 %  5.235.08  
2009Cardinals (AAA)71202727144.07.445.130.75.30870.8 %  4.754.82  
2010Cardinals (AAA)5309947.28.122.270.94.28668.6 %  3.974.09  
2010Cardinals0205322.14.843.632.01.38164.1 %36.4 %17.9 %8.466.124.74-0.3
2011Cardinals (AAA)7802625141.07.664.530.89.32969.5 %  4.855.08  
2012Rockies (AAA)00013019.211.443.200.92.36480.2 %  3.203.52  
2012Rockies51053079.09.233.871.03.31370.1 %47.9 %16.1 %4.563.853.410.5
2013Rockies13051078.18.963.560.57.31179.8 %45.6 %7.1 %2.643.153.541.1
2014Rockies14175065.09.692.220.83.34777.6 %46.7 %9.8 %3.603.103.061.1
2015Rockies10310010.111.321.740.00.158100.0 %63.2 %0.0 %0.001.492.350.4
2016Rockies (A+)001402.220.256.750.00.75075.0 %  6.751.46  
2016Rockies (AAA)010605.29.534.761.59.09155.6 %  4.765.49  
2016Rockies13734027.011.672.331.00.25079.0 %61.9 %23.1 %2.673.002.360.6
2017Depth Charts431465065.010.033.261.10.31875.3 %  3.733.72 1.0
2017Steamer331265065.09.853.130.91.30773.4 %47.7 % 3.633.443.470.9
2017ZiPS32447042.310.203.401.28.31677.3 %  3.834.00 0.3
Total- - -913112283282.09.223.160.89.31975.0 %47.2 %12.0 %3.773.503.333.4

SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2006Cardinals (A-)223.1466000  28.2125231210113010026
2006Cardinals (A)233.4488000  36.2157282114319043038
2007Cardinals (A+)1283.082727100  143.1620130634910630860128
2008Cardinals (AA)375.232424100  115.1530133756716520106096
2009Cardinals (AAA)7124.752727000  144.064214180761282110131119
2010Cardinals (AAA)533.9799000  47.2196432321512033043
2010Cardinals028.46530000022.111037212159101012
2011Cardinals (AAA)784.852625000  141.0639154857614710981120
2012Rockies (AAA)003.20130000  19.289228727001025
2012Rockies514.565300006279.0339764240934718081
2013Rockies132.645100008078.1335732723531529178
2014Rockies143.6075000121565.0272672626616144070
2015Rockies100.001000033010.13530002010013
2016Rockies (A+)006.7540001  2.2166220200206
2016Rockies (AAA)014.7660000  5.2212331300006
2016Rockies132.673400074527.0107189837024035
2017Depth Charts433.73650  1410 65.0 602927824 3  72
2017Steamer333.63650001210 65.0275592926723 3  71
2017ZiPS323.83470  4  42.3 391918616125048
Total- - -9133.77228300114212282.0119827412511828991410261289

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2006Cardinals (A-)8.164.082.000.3120.8 %10.4 %10.4 %.2071.26.26270.2 %  3.39
2006Cardinals (A)9.334.662.000.7424.2 %12.1 %12.1 %.2091.28.26964.1 %  4.18
2007Cardinals (A+)8.043.962.030.6320.7 %10.2 %10.5 %.2371.35.29273.8 %  3.94
2008Cardinals (AA)7.494.061.851.2518.1 %9.8 %8.3 %.2841.60.32969.5 %  5.08
2009Cardinals (AAA)7.445.131.450.7518.5 %12.8 %5.8 %.2561.55.30870.8 %  4.82
2010Cardinals (AAA)8.122.273.580.9421.9 %6.1 %15.8 %.2381.15.28668.6 %  4.09
2010Cardinals4.843.631.332.0110.9 %8.2 %2.7 %.3662.06.38164.1 %2161566.12
2010Average7.133.282.170.9618.5 %8.5 %10.0 %.2531.35.29372.2 %  4.20
2011Cardinals (AAA)7.664.531.690.8918.8 %11.1 %7.7 %.2761.60.32969.5 %  5.08
2012Rockies (AAA)11.443.203.570.9228.1 %7.9 %20.2 %.2681.47.36480.2 %  3.52
2012Rockies9.233.872.381.0323.9 %10.0 %13.9 %.2501.39.31370.1 %99913.85
2012Average7.563.052.481.0219.8 %8.0 %11.8 %.2501.31.29372.5 %  4.12
2013Rockies8.963.562.520.5723.3 %9.3 %14.0 %.2421.33.31179.8 %60773.15
2013Average7.573.022.510.9619.9 %7.9 %11.9 %.2501.30.29473.5 %  4.02
2014Rockies9.692.224.380.8325.7 %5.9 %19.9 %.2661.28.34777.6 %84783.10
2014Average7.732.892.670.8620.4 %7.6 %12.7 %.2471.28.29573.0 %  3.81
2015Rockies11.321.746.500.0037.1 %5.7 %31.4 %.0940.48.158100.0 %0361.49
2015Average7.762.922.661.0220.4 %7.7 %12.7 %.2511.29.29672.9 %  4.03
2016Rockies (A+)20.256.753.000.0037.5 %12.5 %25.0 %.4293.00.75075.0 %  1.46
2016Rockies (AAA)9.534.762.001.5928.6 %14.3 %14.3 %.1110.88.09155.6 %  5.49
2016Rockies11.672.335.001.0032.7 %6.5 %26.2 %.1840.93.25079.0 %54683.00
2016Average8.103.142.581.1721.1 %8.2 %12.9 %.2521.32.29872.9 %  4.24
2017Depth Charts10.033.263.071.10   .2451.28.31875.3 %  3.72
2017Steamer9.853.133.150.9125.9 %8.2 %17.7 %.2381.26.30773.4 %  3.44
2017ZiPS10.203.403.001.28   .2461.30.31677.3 %  4.00
Total- - -9.223.162.920.8924.1 %8.3 %15.9 %.2521.32.31975.0 %86853.50

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2010Cardinals1.1431.8 %36.4 %31.8 %3.6 %17.9 %6.3 %0.0 %40.4 %36.0 %23.6 %9.0 %41.6 %49.4 %4.951194.74
2012Rockies1.8626.3 %47.9 %25.8 %10.7 %16.1 %7.7 %16.7 %33.6 %42.6 %23.8 %15.7 %54.3 %30.0 %3.39873.41
2013Rockies1.4021.9 %45.6 %32.6 %10.0 %7.1 %7.1 %11.1 %37.5 %42.9 %19.6 %21.4 %53.1 %25.4 %3.31943.54
2014Rockies1.3819.4 %46.7 %33.9 %9.8 %9.8 %7.1 %0.0 %40.7 %33.0 %26.4 %16.5 %52.2 %31.3 %2.61833.06
2015Rockies2.005.3 %63.2 %31.6 %33.3 %0.0 %8.3 %0.0 %36.8 %31.6 %31.6 %26.3 %57.9 %15.8 %1.62612.35
2016Rockies3.0017.5 %61.9 %20.6 %15.4 %23.1 %5.1 %0.0 %49.2 %34.9 %15.9 %22.2 %52.4 %25.4 %2.15572.36
Total- - -1.5822.9 %47.2 %29.9 %10.3 %12.0 %7.0 %11.1 %38.4 %38.9 %22.8 %17.5 %52.0 %30.5 %3.14873.33

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2010Cardinals322828121010159262421
2012Rockies10456576861324958541349
2013Rockies9870477791264758091284
2014Rockies8461356620293727141086
2015Rockies1261210015290142
2016Rockies39131122008175283458
Total- - -3692341792426182106172830124740

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2010Cardinals-0.33-1.330.99-8.54-0.860.540.540.580.555-1.280.6500
2012Rockies0.16-5.245.402.790.040.880.880.840.90470.170.021311
2013Rockies0.57-4.605.1711.960.990.930.961.151.12460.67-0.06158
2014Rockies-0.62-7.556.935.890.631.481.541.531.5859-0.04-0.372318
2015Rockies0.79-0.271.065.900.551.151.151.321.2750.500.1960
2016Rockies-0.86-3.852.996.480.581.561.611.531.31150.38-0.9386
Total- - --0.28-22.8322.5524.481.941.071.101.251.221770.40-0.666543

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2010Cardinals68.4% (92.8)16.2% (83.9)  15.5% (86.1)  1.7%
2012Rockies51.7% (94.1)46.1% (84.3)  2.3% (87.4)  2.0%
2013Rockies47.9% (91.4)48.1% (82.2)  4.0% (85.1)  1.6%
2014Rockies52.0% (94.3)47.2% (82.5)  0.8% (87.5)  0.5%
2015Rockies48.6% (95.7)39.4% (83.7)12.0% (89.6)     
2016Rockies55.0% (93.8)44.1% (81.7)0.9% (89.3)     
Total- - -52.4% (93.3)43.8% (82.9)0.4% (89.5) 3.3% (86.1)  1.3%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2010Cardinals65.3 %     15.9 %   18.8 %   
2012Rockies50.2 %1.2 %    46.7 %   2.0 %   
2013Rockies44.5 %1.4 %    48.4 %   5.8 %   
2014Rockies47.8 %4.3 %    47.5 %   0.5 %   
2015Rockies38.0 %17.6 %3.5 %   40.9 %       
2016Rockies20.4 %32.3 %3.0 %   43.3 %   1.1 %   
Total- - -46.1 %5.4 %0.4 %   44.1 %   4.0 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2010Cardinals92.9     84.0   86.2  
2012Rockies94.094.6    84.4   87.2  
2013Rockies91.491.5    82.2   86.2  
2014Rockies94.392.9    82.4   86.9  
2015Rockies94.995.288.8   83.8      
2016Rockies94.393.690.2   81.5   87.9  
Total- - -93.393.689.8   82.9   86.4  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2010Cardinals-6.9-0.4  -3.6  -2.45-0.52  -5.69  
2012Rockies-7.59.0  0.6  -1.091.48  2.11  
2013Rockies-9.014.4  -0.9  -1.492.37  -1.68  
2014Rockies-1.24.1  -2.4  -0.220.81  -26.23  
2015Rockies3.32.2-0.4    4.853.90-2.30    
2016Rockies2.25.8-1.3    0.882.86-32.13    
Total- - --19.135.2-1.7 -6.2  -0.781.71-7.98 -4.04  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2010Cardinals-6.0     -0.4   -4.4  
2012Rockies-7.40.5    9.8   0.7  
2013Rockies-6.5-0.2    14.7   -2.9  
2014Rockies-1.30.5    4.3   -1.3  
2015Rockies1.21.60.0   2.2      
2016Rockies-0.43.1-1.0   5.5   -0.1  
Total- - --20.45.5-1.0   36.0   -8.1  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2010Cardinals-2.21     -0.67   -5.70  
2012Rockies-1.112.87    1.58   2.60  
2013Rockies-1.16-1.09    2.40   -4.01  
2014Rockies-0.251.19    0.85   -26.16  
2015Rockies2.266.400.03   3.84      
2016Rockies-0.482.07-7.05   2.73   -1.91  
Total- - --0.952.18-5.19   1.75   -4.33  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2010Cardinals26.1 %65.6 %44.6 %74.1 %96.1 %89.3 %46.8 %57.3 %4.8 %
2010Average28.7 %64.4 %44.9 %66.8 %88.1 %80.7 %45.4 %58.8 %8.6 %
2012Rockies30.5 %62.9 %46.6 %50.3 %85.2 %73.7 %49.7 %58.7 %12.0 %
2012Average30.3 %64.7 %45.6 %66.8 %87.2 %79.6 %44.4 %59.8 %9.2 %
2013Rockies31.0 %62.6 %45.6 %51.0 %85.5 %72.9 %46.3 %60.9 %12.2 %
2013Average30.4 %65.5 %45.9 %66.5 %87.0 %79.4 %44.2 %60.2 %9.4 %
2014Rockies32.9 %60.7 %45.9 %57.1 %86.3 %75.2 %46.8 %61.4 %11.3 %
2014Average30.7 %65.7 %46.2 %65.7 %87.3 %79.3 %44.3 %60.6 %9.5 %
2015Rockies35.1 %49.2 %41.6 %51.9 %84.4 %69.5 %45.8 %51.4 %12.7 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
2016Rockies29.9 %58.4 %42.1 %60.3 %82.6 %73.6 %43.0 %52.3 %11.1 %
2016Average30.3 %66.7 %46.5 %63.9 %86.3 %78.2 %44.6 %60.3 %10.1 %
Total- - -30.9 %61.7 %45.4 %55.0 %86.3 %75.1 %47.1 %59.0 %11.2 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2010Cardinals25.1 %63.9 %44.6 %71.2 %95.5 %88.7 %50.1 %20.5
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
2012Rockies31.1 %60.3 %46.6 %44.6 %87.0 %73.7 %53.1 %23.7
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Rockies31.2 %59.7 %45.6 %48.2 %85.0 %72.6 %50.5 %23.1
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014Rockies31.8 %58.8 %45.6 %56.6 %84.4 %74.9 %51.0 %25.6
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
2015Rockies36.4 %47.7 %41.6 %53.6 %83.9 %69.5 %45.8 %23.8
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
2016Rockies31.6 %55.0 %42.2 %61.3 %80.9 %72.8 %45.2 %25.4
2016Average30.6 %63.9 %46.5 %62.1 %86.5 %78.1 %47.8 %22.7
Total- - -31.0 %59.3 %45.3 %52.5 %86.1 %74.8 %50.7 %23.8

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2010CardinalsP5322.1310000000 2   1.000 
2012RockiesP53079.05100000000 16   1.000 
2013RockiesP51078.1881010100 11   .941 
2014RockiesP75065.0260000000 3   1.000 
2015RockiesP10010.1010000000 2   1.000 
2016RockiesP34027.0300000000 2   1.000 
Total- - -P2283282.021261010100 36   .979 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2010CardinalsP22.10  0-1-1              
2012RockiesP79.0-2  -10-3              
2013RockiesP78.1-1  0-3-3              
2014RockiesP65.00  000              
2015RockiesP10.10  000              
2016RockiesP27.00  000              
Total- - -P282.0-3  -1-4-7              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012RockiesP79.00.0%      (1)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%    (10)
2013RockiesP78.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (8)
2014RockiesP65.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)100.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (4)
2015RockiesP10.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)
2016RockiesP27.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)
Total- - -P282.00.0%      (1)0.0%      (2)100.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%    (24)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2010Cardinals-0.6-0.50.3-0.2-3.7-0.3($2.0) 
2012Rockies0.3-0.20.1-0.24.40.5$3.0 
2013Rockies1.6-0.30.80.59.91.1$8.2 
2014Rockies1.1-0.60.60.09.61.1$8.1 
2015Rockies0.60.20.00.23.90.4$3.4 
2016Rockies0.80.20.00.26.00.6$5.0 
Total- - -3.9-1.31.90.530.23.4$25.7 

  • $10.4m / 3 Years (2016 - 2018) (Edit)
    • signed by Colorado Rockies on 12/19/2015 (Extension)
    • 2016: $1.3M, 2017: $2.1M, 2018: $7M
    • Agent / Agency: All Bases Covered
    • Originally Reported By: Jon Heyman
    • Source: twitter.com, Hat Tip: twitter.com
    • Submitted by Sam Bauman
  • $1.3m / 1 Years (2015) (Edit)
    • signed by Colorado Rockies on 1/26/2015 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2015: $1.3M
    • Agent / Agency: Levinson, ACES
    • Originally Reported By: Thomas Harding
    • Source: twitter.com
    • Submitted by Dustin Nosler
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2014) (Edit)
    • signed by Colorado Rockies on 1/1/2014 (League Minimum)
    • 2014: $0.5M
    • Submitted by Dustin Nosler
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2012) (Edit)
    • signed by Colorado Rockies (League Minimum)
    • 2012: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre arbitration
    • Source: baseballplayersalaries.com
    • Submitted by Sam Bauman
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  • 2006 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 30, Overall: 30
    • Team: St. Louis Cardinals
    • School: Northeastern U
  • 2003 June Amateur Draft - Round: 30, Pick: 1, Overall: 878
    • Team: Tampa Bay Devil Rays
    • School: Berkeley Carroll Institut (NY)