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Shawn Armstrong
Birthdate: 9/11/1990 (26 y, 6 m, 13 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-2/210     Position: P
Drafted: 2011 June Amateur Draft - Round: 18, Pick: 7, Overall: 548, Team: Cleveland Indians
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RotoWire News: Armstrong pitched 1.1 scoreless innings, allowing one hit and one walk while notching a strikeout in Monday's Cactus League game against the White Sox. (3/13/2017)
Profiles:  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: Shawn Armstrong's 2016 makes no sense. In 2014, Armstrong dominated Double-A hitters out of the pen. In 2015, Armstrong dominated Triple-A hitters out of the pen, and did the same to MLB hitters in an eight-inning cup of coffee. In 2016, he again dominated AAA hitters, but another 10.2 MLB innings did not go well. Somehow, a guy who was typically striking out 35% or so of his opponents struck out only 15.9%, which, when coupled with his always-unimpressively-high walk rate meant bad, bad things. So, do we write off 8 innings in 2015 as a small sample of performance over his head or 10 innings in 2016 as a small sample of struggles? I think something in the middle is probably right - expect a lot of strikeouts(10+ per 9 innings), too many walks (4+ per 9 innings) and pretty decent overall numbers. He'll be buried in the Indians pen, and nowhere near holds or saves, but he could put up a ton of strikeouts if given the chance.(Chad Young)

The Quick Opinion: Armstrong has the potential to be a high-strikeout, high-walk, high-leverage RP and I think he can start to do that in 2017. The problem for fantasy is that he won't get near the 7th, 8th or 9th innings unless a) he makes the leap or b) something bad happens to someone else.

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SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2011Indians (A-)000102.09.000.000.00.250100.0 %  0.001.36  
2012Scorpions (R)000505.24.766.350.00.125100.0 %  0.005.51  
2012Indians (A)000203.29.824.910.00.125100.0 %  0.002.81  
2012Indians (A+)13126043.210.724.740.00.30783.3 %  2.063.00  
2012Indians (AA)10317020.19.745.310.00.26192.0 %  0.892.96  
2013Indians (R)000304.011.250.002.25.22262.5 %  4.504.76  
2013Saguaros (R)10010011.112.717.940.79.23883.3 %  1.594.69  
2013Indians (AA)23030033.011.735.730.55.35370.9 %  4.093.60  
2014Indians (AA)621544051.012.003.350.53.31085.8 %  2.122.63  
2014Indians (AAA)000505.07.205.401.80.21471.4 %  5.406.16  
2015Indians (AAA)121646049.214.504.710.00.36376.9 %  2.361.63  
2015Indians000808.012.382.251.13.25089.3 %35.3 %14.3 %2.252.762.430.1
2016Indians (A)000202.022.500.000.00.000100.0 %  0.00-1.53  
2016Indians (AAA)31947049.013.225.330.00.27081.4 %  1.842.19  
2016Indians00010010.25.914.220.84.25887.3 %51.6 %10.0 %2.534.464.800.0
2017Depth Charts21035035.011.224.520.98.31476.7 %  3.533.68 0.1
2017Steamer22035035.010.484.440.88.29375.3 %43.9 % 3.533.693.920.4
2017ZiPS32057058.711.974.601.07.32478.0 %  3.533.67 0.7
Total- - -00018018.28.683.380.96.25587.9 %45.8 %11.8 %2.413.733.780.1

SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2011Indians (A-)000.0010000  2.061000000002
2012Scorpions (R)000.0050000  5.2242000401003
2012Indians (A)000.0020000  3.2141000200004
2012Indians (A+)132.06260001  43.2182311010023163152
2012Indians (AA)100.89170003  20.1811222012011022
2013Indians (R)004.5030000  4.0153221000105
2013Saguaros (R)101.59100000  11.149642110012016
2013Indians (AA)234.09300000  33.0153321815221022043
2014Indians (AA)622.124400015  51.0207391212319112068
2014Indians (AAA)005.4050000  5.0224331300204
2015Indians (AAA)122.364600016  49.2210371513026224080
2015Indians002.2580000008.03052212000011
2016Indians (A)000.0020000  2.070000000005
2016Indians (AAA)311.84470009  49.0204271110029133072
2016Indians002.531000000010.2449331520107
2017Depth Charts213.53350  05 35.0 291514418 1  44
2017Steamer223.533500005 35.0150291514317 1  41
2017ZiPS323.53570  0  58.7 492523730224078
Total- - -002.411800000018.274145527201018

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2011Indians (A-)9.000.002.000.0033.3 %0.0 %33.3 %.1670.50.250100.0 %  1.36
2012Scorpions (R)4.766.350.750.0012.5 %16.7 %-4.2 %.1051.06.125100.0 %  5.51
2012Indians (A)9.824.912.000.0028.6 %14.3 %14.3 %.0830.82.125100.0 %  2.81
2012Indians (A+)10.724.742.260.0028.6 %12.6 %15.9 %.2031.24.30783.3 %  3.00
2012Indians (AA)9.745.311.830.0027.2 %14.8 %12.4 %.1771.18.26192.0 %  2.96
2013Indians (R)11.250.005.002.2533.3 %0.0 %33.3 %.2000.75.22262.5 %  4.76
2013Saguaros (R)12.717.941.600.7932.7 %20.4 %12.2 %.1581.41.23883.3 %  4.69
2013Indians (AA)11.735.732.050.5528.1 %13.7 %14.4 %.2461.61.35370.9 %  3.60
2014Indians (AA)12.003.353.580.5332.9 %9.2 %23.7 %.2091.14.31085.8 %  2.63
2014Indians (AAA)7.205.401.331.8018.2 %13.6 %4.5 %.2111.40.21471.4 %  6.16
2015Indians (AAA)14.504.713.080.0038.1 %12.4 %25.7 %.2031.27.36376.9 %  1.63
2015Indians12.382.255.501.1336.7 %6.7 %30.0 %.1790.88.25089.3 %55682.76
2015Average7.762.922.661.0220.4 %7.7 %12.7 %.2511.29.29672.9 %  4.03
2016Indians (A)22.500.005.000.0071.4 %0.0 %71.4 %.0000.00.000100.0 %  -1.53
2016Indians (AAA)13.225.332.480.0035.3 %14.2 %21.1 %.1571.14.27081.4 %  2.19
2016Indians5.914.221.400.8415.9 %11.4 %4.5 %.2311.31.25887.3 %591044.46
2016Average8.103.142.581.1721.1 %8.2 %12.9 %.2521.32.29872.9 %  4.24
2017Depth Charts11.224.522.480.98   .2271.33.31476.7 %  3.68
2017Steamer10.484.442.360.8827.2 %11.6 %15.7 %.2201.32.29375.3 %  3.69
2017ZiPS11.974.602.601.07   .2291.35.32478.0 %  3.67
Total- - -8.683.382.570.9624.3 %9.5 %14.9 %.2091.13.25587.9 %58893.73

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2015Indians0.8623.5 %35.3 %41.2 %28.6 %14.3 %0.0 %0.0 %29.4 %47.1 %23.5 %17.6 %47.1 %35.3 %1.93602.43
2016Indians1.6016.1 %51.6 %32.3 %20.0 %10.0 %0.0 %0.0 %37.5 %34.4 %28.1 %31.3 %59.4 %9.4 %4.801134.80
Total- - -1.2918.8 %45.8 %35.4 %23.5 %11.8 %0.0 %0.0 %34.7 %38.8 %26.5 %26.5 %55.1 %18.4 %3.59903.78

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2015Indians674200044586131
2016Indians161052010672129201
Total- - -22179401010117215332

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2015Indians-0.03-0.100.062.070.220.120.130.110.2830.02-0.2801
2016Indians0.03-0.400.434.050.410.660.640.661.0980.26-0.2121
Total- - -0.00-0.500.506.120.630.450.450.420.87110.28-0.2822

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2015Indians74.8% (93.5) 24.4% (89.8)0.8% (84.0)    
2016Indians60.6% (92.5) 27.5% (88.3)11.9% (83.7)   4.0%
Total- - -66.4% (92.9) 26.2% (88.9)7.4% (83.7)   2.4%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2015Indians76.3 % 16.8 %   6.9 %       
2016Indians50.8 % 49.2 %           
Total- - -61.1 % 36.1 %   2.8 %       

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2015Indians93.5 89.4   89.3      
2016Indians92.6 87.8          
Total- - -93.0 88.1   89.3      

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2015Indians0.8 1.2-0.1   0.78 3.63-8.77   
2016Indians1.7 0.9-0.7   1.42 1.65-3.18   
Total- - -2.4 2.0-0.8   1.13 2.39-3.41   

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2015Indians1.0 1.3   -0.4      
2016Indians0.1 1.8          
Total- - -1.1 3.1   -0.4      

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2015Indians1.00 6.03   -4.15      
2016Indians0.06 1.87          
Total- - -0.53 2.65   -4.15      

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2015Indians28.4 %64.9 %44.3 %47.6 %81.1 %69.0 %43.5 %66.7 %13.7 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
2016Indians32.4 %73.9 %51.3 %70.6 %83.1 %78.8 %45.6 %70.5 %10.5 %
2016Average30.3 %66.7 %46.5 %63.9 %86.3 %78.2 %44.6 %60.3 %10.1 %
Total- - -30.7 %70.3 %48.5 %61.8 %82.4 %75.2 %44.8 %68.9 %11.8 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2015Indians32.8 %56.3 %44.3 %40.9 %86.1 %69.0 %48.9 %23.4
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
2016Indians31.2 %71.0 %51.8 %65.5 %83.1 %78.0 %51.8 %25.6
2016Average30.6 %63.9 %46.5 %62.1 %86.5 %78.1 %47.8 %22.7
Total- - -31.9 %65.2 %48.8 %54.9 %84.1 %74.7 %50.6 %24.7

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2015IndiansP808.0000000000 0   .000 
2016IndiansP10010.2110000000 1   1.000 
Total- - -P18018.2110000000 1   1.000 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2015IndiansP8.00  000              
2016IndiansP10.20  000              
Total- - -P18.20  000              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2016IndiansP10.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)
Total- - -P18.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2015Indians0.10.10.00.00.90.1$0.7 
2016Indians0.20.10.10.20.20.0$0.2 
Total- - -0.30.20.10.21.10.1$0.9 

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  • 2011 June Amateur Draft - Round: 18, Pick: 7, Overall: 548
    • Team: Cleveland Indians
    • School: East Carolina
  • 2008 June Amateur Draft - Round: 33, Pick: 10, Overall: 992
    • Team: Houston Astros
    • School: West Craven HS