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Wei-Yin Chen
Birthdate: 7/21/1985 (31 y, 9 m, 4 d)     Bats/Throws: R/L     Height/Weight: 6-0/200     Position: P
Contract: $80M / 5 Years (2016 - 2020) + 1 Option Years
RotoWire News: Chen has been pitching through a partial tear in the UCL of his left elbow since the end of 2016 and has been receiving special treatment after each start to help manage it, Tim Healey of the Sun-Sentinel reports. (4/21/2017)
Profiles:  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)



SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2012Orioles121103232192.27.192.661.35.27472.8 %37.1 %11.7 %4.024.424.342.3
2012Orioles100116.14.261.420.00.32077.8 %44.0 %0.0 %1.422.624.48 
2013Orioles (AA)1002212.06.001.500.00.26563.6 %50.0 %0.0 %3.002.493.54 
2013Orioles7702323137.06.832.561.12.30576.0 %34.4 %9.9 %4.074.044.142.0
2014Orioles16603131185.26.591.701.11.29677.5 %41.0 %10.5 %3.543.893.752.4
2014Orioles010229.07.001.002.00.40065.6 %40.6 %20.0 %7.004.803.28 
2015Orioles (A+)000113.06.000.000.00.125100.0 %37.5 %0.0 %0.001.923.04 
2015Orioles11803131191.17.201.931.32.29080.5 %40.5 %12.3 %3.344.164.012.7
2016Marlins5502222123.17.301.751.61.30270.7 %40.5 %14.9 %4.964.504.180.8
2017Depth Charts10902929170.07.211.981.13.30373.1 %  3.823.91 2.3
2017Steamer101002929169.07.252.071.10.29371.8 %42.3 % 3.913.894.232.3
2017Fans (6)121003030178.07.481.771.37.30275.6 %  3.834.11 2.1
2017ZiPS8702525147.07.161.901.16.29974.5 %  3.733.93 1.9
2017Marlins2003316.05.631.691.13.24572.4 %35.4 %8.7 %3.944.024.730.2
2017ZiPS (R)77 2222129.07.111.901.17.30373.0 %  3.833.96 1.8
2017Steamer (R)9902626149.07.232.091.12.29371.7 %  3.963.94 2.0
2017Depth Charts (R)8802626150.07.171.991.14.30472.4 %  3.903.95 2.0
Total- - -53370142142846.06.992.121.29.29175.8 %38.8 %11.7 %3.904.194.0910.3
Postseason- - -1103315.15.871.171.17.36470.8 %42.1 %11.1 %4.703.903.78 

SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2012Orioles12114.02323200000192.2818186978629570521154
2012Orioles101.4211000006.1298210100003
2013Orioles (AA)103.00220000012.0449440200008
2013Orioles774.07232300000137.0572142626217392230104
2014Orioles1663.54313100000185.2772193777323352320136
2014Orioles017.0022000009.04014772100007
2015Orioles (A+)000.0011000003.0101000000002
2015Orioles1183.34313100000191.1792192787128410530153
2016Marlins554.96222200000123.1520134696822240310100
2017Depth Charts1093.822929  00 170.0 17078722137 4  136
2017Steamer10103.9129290000 169.071117080732139 5  136
2017Fans (6)12103.833030  0  178.0 18082762735 4  148
2017ZiPS873.732525  0  147.0 146656119310320117
2017Marlins203.94330000016.065147723010010
2017ZiPS (R)773.832222     129.0 13160551727 3  102
2017Steamer (R)993.9626260000 149.063015171661935 4  120
2017Depth Charts (R)883.902626  00 150.0 15270651933 4  119
Total- - -53373.9014214200000846.03539861390367121199419111657
Postseason- - -114.70330000015.169229822000010

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2012Orioles7.192.662.701.3518.8 %7.0 %11.9 %.2461.26.27472.8 %961034.42
2012Orioles4.261.423.000.0010.3 %3.5 %6.9 %.2861.42.32077.8 %34612.62
2012Average7.563.052.481.0219.8 %8.0 %11.8 %.2501.31.29372.5 %  4.12
2013Orioles (AA)6.001.504.000.0018.2 %4.6 %13.6 %.2140.92.26563.6 %  2.49
2013Orioles6.832.562.671.1218.2 %6.8 %11.4 %.2671.32.30576.0 %99984.04
2013Average7.573.022.510.9619.9 %7.9 %11.9 %.2501.30.29473.5 %  4.02
2014Orioles6.591.703.891.1117.6 %4.5 %13.1 %.2631.23.29677.5 %911003.89
2014Orioles7.001.007.002.0017.5 %2.5 %15.0 %.3591.67.40065.6 %1791234.80
2014Average7.732.892.670.8620.4 %7.6 %12.7 %.2471.28.29573.0 %  3.81
2015Orioles (A+)6.000.002.000.0020.0 %0.0 %20.0 %.1000.33.125100.0 %  1.92
2015Orioles7.201.933.731.3219.3 %5.2 %14.1 %.2571.22.29080.5 %811004.16
2015Average7.762.922.661.0220.4 %7.7 %12.7 %.2511.29.29672.9 %  4.03
2016Marlins7.301.754.171.6119.2 %4.6 %14.6 %.2721.28.30270.7 %1211124.50
2016Average8.103.142.581.1721.1 %8.2 %12.9 %.2521.32.29872.9 %  4.24
2017Depth Charts7.211.983.641.13   .2621.22.30373.1 %  3.91
2017Steamer7.252.073.511.1019.1 %5.5 %13.7 %.2551.24.29371.8 %  3.89
2017Fans (6)7.481.774.231.37   .2641.21.30275.6 %  4.11
2017ZiPS7.161.903.771.16   .2601.20.29974.5 %  3.93
2017Marlins5.631.693.331.1315.4 %4.6 %10.8 %.2301.06.24572.4 %1011064.02
2017Average8.283.272.531.1421.9 %8.6 %13.2 %.2381.27.28274.0 %  4.21
2017ZiPS (R)7.111.903.751.17   .2641.22.30373.0 %  3.96
2017Steamer (R)7.232.093.461.12   .2561.24.29371.7 %  3.94
2017Depth Charts (R)7.171.993.591.14   .2641.23.30472.4 %  3.95
Total- - -6.992.123.301.2918.6 %5.6 %12.9 %.2591.25.29175.8 %961024.19
Postseason- - -5.871.175.001.1714.5 %2.9 %11.6 %.3281.57.36470.8 %119973.90

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2012Orioles0.8820.8 %37.1 %42.1 %10.1 %11.7 %6.0 %26.7 %38.7 %35.4 %25.9 %15.3 %56.3 %28.4 %4.221054.34
2012Orioles1.3824.0 %44.0 %32.0 %50.0 %0.0 %18.2 %0.0 %      4.321084.48
2013Orioles (AA)1.3111.8 %50.0 %38.2 %15.4 %0.0 %  58.8 %14.7 %26.5 %     3.54
2013Orioles0.8424.6 %34.4 %41.1 %11.6 %9.9 %4.2 %37.5 %34.7 %33.5 %31.9 %14.3 %53.4 %32.3 %4.161044.14
2014Orioles1.0921.5 %41.0 %37.5 %10.9 %10.5 %5.4 %33.3 %41.6 %32.9 %25.4 %18.4 %51.8 %29.8 %3.85993.75
2014Orioles1.3028.1 %40.6 %31.3 %0.0 %20.0 %15.4 %0.0 %      3.21873.28
2015Orioles (A+)0.600.0 %37.5 %62.5 %40.0 %0.0 %  37.5 %0.0 %62.5 %     3.04
2015Orioles1.0320.1 %40.5 %39.4 %14.0 %12.3 %7.3 %26.7 %42.3 %30.9 %26.8 %21.9 %49.7 %28.3 %3.97994.01
2016Marlins1.0621.4 %40.5 %38.1 %6.8 %14.9 %5.1 %0.0 %38.7 %34.9 %26.5 %15.8 %49.1 %35.1 %4.141014.18
2017Marlins0.7416.7 %35.4 %47.9 %8.7 %8.7 %5.9 %33.3 %39.2 %27.5 %33.3 %21.6 %51.0 %27.5 %4.491214.73
Total- - -0.9721.4 %38.8 %39.8 %10.9 %11.7 %5.7 %27.6 %39.5 %33.3 %27.2 %17.5 %52.2 %30.3 %4.061024.09
Postseason- - -1.3326.3 %42.1 %31.6 %22.2 %11.1 %16.7 %0.0 %      3.67963.78

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2012Orioles218247122251315498105820793137
2012Orioles1186420033577112
2013Orioles (AA)171342    57111196
2013Orioles144172103206836374814442192
2014Orioles240220126241312411799819792977
2014Orioles13109020034691137
2015Orioles (A+)3502    102537
2015Orioles234228116321715410296620443010
2016Marlins15714883108507664412741918
2017Marlins1723821311576166242
Total- - -101010385581135858164714490898613476
Postseason- - -2418154400681168249

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2012Orioles-0.10-13.4813.38-2.43-0.260.940.940.881.1932-0.340.2300
2012Orioles0.13-0.600.731.060.111.331.330.872.301-0.010.1100
2013Orioles0.25-10.7310.977.210.741.061.060.871.02230.43-0.1900
2014Orioles0.80-11.9812.778.850.970.920.920.861.20310.320.5500
2014Orioles-0.36-0.970.61-2.60-0.271.101.100.871.702-0.06-0.2700
2015Orioles1.30-12.9814.2913.951.450.970.970.871.1431-0.481.8300
2016Marlins-0.86-9.438.56-4.17-0.430.930.930.871.3822-0.980.0400
2017Marlins-0.08-0.970.880.430.060.760.760.890.4830.20-0.3100
Total- - -1.30-59.5760.8623.842.530.950.950.871.17142-0.852.2100
Postseason- - --0.23-1.571.34-1.54-0.161.201.200.871.903-0.07-0.1200

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2012Orioles65.1% (91.0)14.9% (80.5) 6.2% (71.4)13.9% (84.1)   
2013Orioles68.2% (91.4)11.8% (81.8) 8.1% (72.9)11.9% (83.7)  0.3%
2014Orioles65.8% (91.8)15.5% (82.4) 7.0% (73.9)11.7% (83.5)  0.3%
2015Orioles64.0% (91.4)17.4% (83.2) 8.2% (73.2)10.4% (83.0)   
2016Marlins60.5% (90.7)16.9% (84.3) 11.1% (74.7)11.6% (83.5)   
2017Marlins65.3% (90.7)9.1% (84.4) 12.0% (74.0)13.6% (82.4)   
Total- - -64.8% (91.3)15.3% (82.4) 7.9% (73.3)12.0% (83.6)  0.1%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2012Orioles59.6 %5.9 %0.0 %   15.3 %6.5 %  12.8 %   
2013Orioles57.8 %10.9 %    12.4 %7.5 %  11.5 %   
2014Orioles46.6 %19.5 %    15.1 %7.2 %  11.8 %   
2015Orioles43.8 %20.5 %    17.7 %7.8 %  10.2 %   
2016Marlins45.7 %14.8 %    18.1 %9.9 %  11.5 %   
2017Marlins56.4 %8.7 %    9.1 %12.0 %  13.7 %   
Total- - -50.8 %14.3 %0.0 %   15.6 %7.7 %  11.6 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2012Orioles91.090.083.2   80.671.8  84.0  
2013Orioles91.590.7    81.572.6  83.6  
2014Orioles91.991.3    82.374.0  83.4  
2015Orioles91.690.7    83.073.0  82.8  
2016Marlins90.790.4    83.874.4  83.5  
2017Marlins90.990.1    84.673.9  82.5  
Total- - -91.490.883.2   82.273.2  83.5  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2012Orioles2.7-6.2 -4.26.0  0.13-1.32 -2.171.37  
2013Orioles-6.32.2 2.20.4  -0.420.84 1.260.16  
2014Orioles3.43.4 -3.3-6.4  0.170.73 -1.58-1.86  
2015Orioles1.43.4 -3.0-7.8  0.070.64 -1.22-2.51  
2016Marlins-6.0-3.9 1.63.5  -0.52-1.19 0.771.59  
2017Marlins-0.80.6 0.01.6  -0.532.54 0.094.94  
Total- - --5.6-0.5 -6.6-2.7  -0.06-0.03 -0.62-0.17  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2012Orioles4.8-2.00.0   -4.3-4.2  4.6  
2013Orioles-6.6-0.6    2.71.3  1.9  
2014Orioles4.30.3    4.5-2.6  -7.4  
2015Orioles9.4-8.6    2.9-3.5  -6.0  
2016Marlins4.2-9.2    -3.01.2  3.7  
2017Marlins-2.11.4    0.60.1  1.6  
Total- - -14.0-18.80.0   3.3-7.7  -1.6  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2012Orioles0.26-1.103.78   -0.90-2.05  1.15  
2013Orioles-0.53-0.25    0.990.81  0.77  
2014Orioles0.310.05    1.00-1.24  -2.13  
2015Orioles0.72-1.40    0.54-1.48  -1.95  
2016Marlins0.48-3.25    -0.870.62  1.68  
2017Marlins-1.536.70    2.620.19  4.94  
Total- - -0.20-0.983.78   0.16-0.75  -0.10  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2012Orioles31.3 %69.0 %49.0 %73.5 %85.5 %81.4 %47.1 %59.8 %9.1 %
2012Average30.3 %64.7 %45.6 %66.8 %87.2 %79.6 %44.4 %59.8 %9.2 %
2013Orioles29.4 %69.1 %48.2 %76.1 %87.1 %83.6 %47.3 %58.9 %7.9 %
2013Average30.4 %65.5 %45.9 %66.5 %87.0 %79.4 %44.2 %60.2 %9.4 %
2014Orioles30.3 %67.7 %49.0 %70.2 %89.2 %83.3 %50.0 %61.3 %8.2 %
2014Average30.7 %65.7 %46.2 %65.7 %87.3 %79.3 %44.3 %60.6 %9.5 %
2015Orioles31.8 %70.1 %50.9 %73.6 %87.3 %83.0 %49.8 %68.4 %8.6 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
2016Marlins30.1 %67.9 %48.8 %67.8 %87.4 %81.3 %49.5 %63.9 %9.1 %
2016Average30.3 %66.7 %46.5 %63.9 %86.3 %78.2 %44.6 %60.3 %10.1 %
2017Marlins31.9 %69.5 %51.9 %77.8 %87.6 %84.8 %53.1 %60.0 %7.9 %
2017Average29.2 %66.8 %46.0 %62.1 %85.4 %77.2 %44.5 %60.3 %10.5 %
Total- - -30.7 %68.8 %49.3 %72.5 %87.3 %82.6 %48.8 %62.5 %8.6 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2012Orioles28.8 %67.1 %49.0 %68.8 %86.1 %81.3 %52.8 %21.1
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Orioles28.3 %65.8 %48.1 %70.8 %87.8 %83.1 %52.7 %22.2
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014Orioles29.1 %67.2 %49.0 %66.9 %89.7 %83.3 %52.3 %22.4
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
2015Orioles31.5 %67.5 %50.9 %71.9 %87.6 %83.1 %53.9 %20.5
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
2016Marlins30.0 %67.5 %48.8 %66.6 %87.8 %81.3 %50.0 %20.6
2016Average30.6 %63.9 %46.5 %62.1 %86.5 %78.1 %47.8 %22.7
2017Marlins35.6 %67.5 %51.9 %78.6 %88.0 %84.8 %51.0 %23.3
2017Average30.1 %64.0 %46.0 %61.4 %85.5 %77.1 %46.9 %23.9
Total- - -29.7 %67.1 %49.3 %69.3 %87.8 %82.5 %52.5 %21.4

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2012OriolesP3232192.27311102200 11   .974 
2013Orioles (AA)P2212.00 0             
2013OriolesP2323137.04160003300 4   1.000 
2014OriolesP3131185.27240001100 5   1.000 
2015Orioles (A+)P113.00 0             
2015OriolesP3131191.112222114202 5   .944 
2016MarlinsP2222123.14150000001 2   1.000 
2017MarlinsP3316.0130000000 0   1.000 
Total- - -P142142846.03511132110803 27   .980 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2012OriolesP192.20  -123              
2013OriolesP137.01  034              
2014OriolesP185.20  032              
2015OriolesP191.10  -110              
2016MarlinsP123.10  012              
2017MarlinsP16.00  000              
Total- - -P846.01  -21011              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012OriolesP192.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)100.0%      (1)50.0%     (2)100.0%    (10)100.0%    (16)
2013OriolesP137.00.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)50.0%      (2)50.0%     (2)80.0%      (5)100.0%      (9)
2014OriolesP185.20.0%      (3)0.0%      (2)100.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)95.2%    (21)
2015OriolesP191.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)60.0%     (5)100.0%      (3)94.1%    (17)
2016MarlinsP123.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (1)100.0%     (1)100.0%      (3)100.0%      (9)
Total- - -P846.00.0%      (4)0.0%      (5)66.7%      (6)60.0%    (10)95.5%    (22)97.2%    (72)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2012Orioles2.41.0-0.80.222.02.3$14.7 
2013Orioles2.2-0.20.50.318.22.0$14.5 
2014Orioles3.40.10.91.022.22.4$18.5 
2015Orioles4.20.21.31.525.42.7$21.5 
2016Marlins0.6-0.1-0.1-0.28.20.8$6.6 
2017Marlins0.20.2-0.10.11.40.2$1.2 
Total- - -13.11.11.72.897.410.3$76.9 

  • $80m / 5 Years (2016 - 2020) + 1 Option Years (Edit)
    • signed by Miami Marlins on 1/12/2016 (Free Agent)
    • 2016: $6M, 2017: $14M, 2018: $17.3M, 2019: $17.3M, 2020: $17.3M
    • 2021 Vesting Option: $16M
      • If Chen doesn't opt out, his sixth year vesting option kicks in if he pitches 180 innings in year five.
    • Signing Bonus: $8M
    • Other Notes: Opt-Out clause after 2017
    • Originally Reported By: Buster Olney
    • Source: espn.go.com, Hat Tip: baltimoresun.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
  • $11.3m / 3 Years (2012 - 2014) + 1 Option Years (Edit)
    • signed by Baltimore Orioles on 1/10/2012 (Free Agent)
    • 2012: $3.1M, 2013: $3.6M, 2014: $4.1M
    • 2015 Unknown Option: $4.8M ($0.4M buyout)
    • Signing Bonus: $0.2M
    • Agent / Agency: Octagon
    • Originally Reported By: Associated Press
    • Source: espn.go.com
    • Submitted by matthewyaspan
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