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Wei-Yin Chen
Birthdate: 7/21/1985 (30 y, 11 m, 8 d)     Bats/Throws: L/L     Height/Weight: 6-0/195     Position: P
Contract: $80M / 5 Years (2016 - 2020) + 1 Option Years
RotoWire News: Chen held the Cubs to just two runs on five hits while striking out seven over seven innings Thursday. He didn't factor into the decision. (6/23/2016)
Profiles:  2013  2014  2015  2016  (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 %  3.002.49  
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 %3.543.893.752.5
2014Orioles010229.07.001.002.00.40065.6 %40.6 %20.0 %7.004.803.28 
2015Orioles (A+)000113.06.000.000.00.125100.0 %  0.001.92  
2015Orioles11803131191.17.201.931.32.29080.5 %40.5 %12.3 %3.344.164.012.8
2016Depth Charts12903232196.07.311.940.87.29974.5 %  3.323.49 3.2
2016Steamer121103232195.07.432.020.92.28173.6 %  3.383.56 3.3
2016Fans (11)11903131182.07.121.931.09.30177.1 %  3.483.83 2.6
2016ZiPS117 2929174.07.191.860.83.30275.4 %  3.263.42 3.0
2016Marlins420151586.17.511.981.67.29770.6 %38.4 %15.1 %5.004.634.270.4
2016ZiPS (R)44 161692.07.301.901.05.30673.5 %  3.663.74 1.1
2016Steamer (R)6601717101.07.362.091.03.28273.9 %  3.533.76 1.5
2016Depth Charts (R)5501717101.07.331.991.04.30173.7 %  3.603.75 1.3
Total- - -50340132132793.07.032.171.28.29176.0 %38.5 %11.6 %3.864.194.089.8
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)103.0022000  12.0449440200008
2013Orioles774.07232300000137.0572142626217392230104
2014Orioles1663.54313100000185.2772193777323352320136
2014Orioles017.0022000009.04014772100007
2015Orioles (A+)000.0011000  3.0101000000002
2015Orioles1183.34313100000191.1792192787128410530153
2016Depth Charts1293.323232  00 196.0 18778721942 5  159
2016Steamer12113.3832320000 195.081318381732044 5  161
2016Fans (11)1193.483131  0  182.0 18175702239 4  144
2016ZiPS1173.262929     174.0 168676316361430139
2016Marlins425.0015150000086.13659249481619021072
2016ZiPS (R)443.661616     92.0 9241371119 2  75
2016Steamer (R)663.5317170000 101.04239743401223 3  83
2016Depth Charts (R)553.601717  00 101.0 9944411222 3  83
Total- - -50343.8613213200000793.03319805363340113191417111619
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 %90993.89
2014Orioles7.001.007.002.0017.5 %2.5 %15.0 %.3591.67.40065.6 %1791224.80
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 %81994.16
2015Average7.762.922.661.0220.4 %7.7 %12.7 %.2511.29.29672.9 %  4.03
2016Depth Charts7.311.943.760.87   .2531.17.29974.5 %  3.49
2016Steamer7.432.023.670.9219.8 %5.4 %14.4 %.2401.16.28173.6 %  3.56
2016Fans (11)7.121.933.691.09   .2611.21.30177.1 %  3.83
2016ZiPS7.191.863.860.83   .2551.17.30275.4 %  3.42
2016Marlins7.511.983.791.6719.7 %5.2 %14.5 %.2671.29.29770.6 %1211164.63
2016Average8.043.142.561.1521.0 %8.2 %12.8 %.2521.32.29772.9 %  4.24
2016ZiPS (R)7.301.903.841.05   .2621.21.30673.5 %  3.74
2016Steamer (R)7.362.093.531.03   .2441.19.28273.9 %  3.76
2016Depth Charts (R)7.331.993.681.04   .2581.20.30173.7 %  3.75
Total- - -7.032.173.241.2818.7 %5.8 %12.9 %.2591.26.29176.0 %941024.19
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
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
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
2016Marlins0.9722.0 %38.4 %39.6 %3.8 %15.1 %5.8 %0.0 %38.2 %34.6 %27.2 %14.3 %48.5 %37.1 %4.161044.27
Total- - -0.9721.6 %38.5 %39.9 %10.8 %11.6 %5.9 %27.8 %39.5 %33.3 %27.2 %17.3 %52.3 %30.3 %4.051024.08
Postseason- - -1.3326.3 %42.1 %31.6 %22.2 %11.1 %16.7 %0.0 %      3.67963.78

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2012Orioles218247122251315498105820793137
2012Orioles1186420033577112
2013Orioles144172103206836374814442192
2014Orioles240220126241312411799819792977
2014Orioles13109020034691137
2015Orioles234228116321715410296620443010
2016Marlins103106594640544588921350
Total- - -9399735261055554154344228843812666
Postseason- - -2418154400681168249

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2012Orioles-0.10-13.4813.38-2.43-0.260.940.940.881.1932-0.340.2300
2012Orioles0.13-0.590.731.130.111.321.110.872.301-0.010.1100
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-0.41-1.010.60-2.93-0.331.111.050.871.722-0.09-0.2800
2015Orioles1.30-12.9814.2913.951.450.970.970.871.1431-0.481.8300
2016Marlins-0.65-6.515.85-4.78-0.520.920.920.881.4615-1.100.3800
Total- - -1.59-55.6857.2722.792.380.960.960.871.18132-1.172.8300
Postseason- - --0.28-1.611.33-1.81-0.221.201.070.871.923-0.09-0.1400

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)   
2016Marlins60.3% (90.4)16.1% (84.1) 11.4% (75.0)12.1% (83.4)   
Total- - -65.0% (91.3)15.2% (82.3) 7.8% (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 %   
2016Marlins43.8 %16.5 %    17.9 %9.7 %  12.1 %   
Total- - -50.8 %14.6 %0.0 %   15.6 %7.5 %  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  
2016Marlins90.490.4    83.474.6  83.4  
Total- - -91.490.883.2   82.173.1  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-4.1-3.0 0.52.0  -0.50-1.37 0.331.20  
Total- - --2.8-0.2 -7.8-5.9  -0.03-0.01 -0.79-0.39  

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  
2016Marlins2.4-5.6    -2.10.0  2.2  
Total- - -14.3-16.60.0   3.6-8.9  -4.8  

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  
2016Marlins0.41-2.50    -0.870.02  1.33  
Total- - -0.22-0.903.78   0.19-0.94  -0.33  

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 %
2016Marlins27.8 %67.8 %48.4 %66.5 %88.3 %82.2 %51.5 %62.7 %8.6 %
2016Average29.1 %66.4 %46.3 %63.2 %86.2 %78.4 %46.0 %60.3 %10.0 %
Total- - -30.5 %68.8 %49.2 %72.6 %87.4 %82.7 %48.9 %62.4 %8.5 %

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
2016Marlins28.6 %67.6 %48.3 %66.0 %88.9 %82.2 %50.5 %20.7
2016Average30.2 %63.7 %46.3 %62.5 %86.4 %78.3 %48.1 %22.6
Total- - -29.4 %67.0 %49.2 %69.1 %87.9 %82.6 %52.7 %21.4

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2012OriolesP3232192.27311102200 11   .974 
2013OriolesP2323137.04160003300 4   1.000 
2014OriolesP3131185.27240001100 5   1.000 
2015OriolesP3131191.112222114202 5   .944 
2016MarlinsP151586.11100000000 1   1.000 
Total- - -P132132793.03110332110802 26   .978 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2012OriolesP192.20  -123              
2013OriolesP137.01  034              
2014OriolesP185.20  032              
2015OriolesP191.10  -110              
2016MarlinsP86.10  000              
Total- - -P793.01  -299              

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)
2016MarlinsP86.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)100.0%     (1)100.0%      (3)100.0%      (5)
Total- - -P793.00.0%      (4)0.0%      (4)80.0%      (5)60.0%    (10)95.5%    (22)97.1%    (68)

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 
2014Orioles3.40.10.80.922.82.5$19.0 
2015Orioles4.20.21.31.526.02.8$22.1 
2016Marlins0.30.00.00.03.50.4$2.8 
Total- - -12.61.01.82.892.69.8$73.1 

  • $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: $0.5M ($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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