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Derek Law
Birthdate: 9/14/1990 (26 y, 6 m, 16 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-3/220     Position: P
Drafted: 2011 June Amateur Draft - Round: 9, Pick: 26, Overall: 297, Team: San Francisco Giants
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RotoWire News: Law -- despite having a 6.32 ERA this spring -- is still a candidate to serve as the Giants' setup man. (3/28/2017)
Profiles:  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: With two good breaking balls and excellent command, Law had a very impressive rookie season. Amassing a 1.1 WAR in 55 innings pitched is a solid ratio, and Law will be counted on by the Giants as one of their top middle relief options. After signing Mark Melancon, the closer spot is locked in barring injury, but Law could be one of the first options if Melancon did get hurt. It is difficult to put together a 4.2% walk rate while throwing breaking balls over 40% of the time, but Law's quietly impressive debut looks legitimate when considering his pitch mix, command, and decent strikeout rate. He is unlikely to ever be overpowering, but guys like Law are essential for competitive clubs over the course of a full season. Unfortunately, he is not essential for fantasy squads unless you are playing in a holds league. Hunter Strickland may be the first handcuff option to start the year, but Law was better last season so that is far from certain. (Ben Duronio)

The Quick Opinion: Law had a nice debut and has set himself up to be either the seventh or eighth inning guy for what should be a competitive ballclub. The only chance he would get saves is if Mark Melancon goes down with injury, but pitchers get hurt all of the time and Law could be a very cheap but solid handcuff option.

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SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2011Giants (R)00415018.09.501.000.00.31466.7 %  2.502.58  
2012Giants (A)52232055.210.833.720.97.28581.2 %  2.913.92  
2013Scorpions (R)10011012.111.684.380.00.28692.9 %  0.002.32  
2013Giants (R)100505.214.291.590.00.36460.0 %  3.181.36  
2013Giants (A)03319035.012.342.570.26.31071.0 %  2.312.05  
2013Giants (A+)401122025.215.780.350.35.38072.8 %  2.101.01  
2014Giants (AA)201327028.09.324.500.32.26579.8 %  2.573.35  
2015Giants (AA)011328025.211.222.810.35.40061.2 %  4.562.22  
2016Giants (AAA)000303.06.003.000.00.125100.0 %  0.003.39  
2016Giants42161055.08.181.470.49.27082.0 %50.3 %7.0 %2.132.533.121.1
2016Giants000302.111.573.860.00.14350.0 %57.1 %0.0 %3.861.862.57 
2017Depth Charts33255055.08.633.000.81.30874.6 %  3.423.48 0.5
2017Steamer33155055.08.412.970.76.29673.8 %48.9 % 3.393.463.850.4
2017ZiPS22147041.78.863.020.86.30875.4 %  3.463.51 0.3
Total- - -42161055.08.181.470.49.27082.0 %50.3 %7.0 %2.132.533.121.1
Postseason- - -000302.111.573.860.00.14350.0 %57.1 %0.0 %3.861.862.57 

SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2011Giants (R)002.50150004  18.072166502002019
2012Giants (A)522.91320002  55.2235452018623028067
2013Scorpions (R)100.00110000  12.15081006001016
2013Giants (R)103.1850000  5.2214220100209
2013Giants (A)032.31190003  35.014427129110314048
2013Giants (A+)402.102200011  25.298207611015045
2014Giants (AA)202.572700013  28.01131988114011029
2015Giants (AA)014.562800013  25.211631161318006032
2016Giants (AAA)000.0030000  3.0111000100002
2016Giants422.1361000114155.021444131339001050
2016Giants003.8630000002.1111110100003
2017Depth Charts333.42550  219 55.0 502321518 2  53
2017Steamer333.3955000119 55.0232512321518 2  51
2017ZiPS223.46470  1  41.7 381716414011041
Total- - -422.1361000114155.021444131339001050
Postseason- - -003.8630000002.1111110100003

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2011Giants (R)9.501.009.500.0026.4 %2.8 %23.6 %.2291.00.31466.7 %  2.58
2012Giants (A)10.833.722.910.9728.5 %9.8 %18.7 %.2141.22.28581.2 %  3.92
2013Scorpions (R)11.684.382.670.0032.0 %12.0 %20.0 %.1821.14.28692.9 %  2.32
2013Giants (R)14.291.599.000.0042.9 %4.8 %38.1 %.2000.88.36460.0 %  1.36
2013Giants (A)12.342.574.800.2633.3 %6.9 %26.4 %.2031.06.31071.0 %  2.05
2013Giants (A+)15.780.3545.000.3545.9 %1.0 %44.9 %.2080.82.38072.8 %  1.01
2014Giants (AA)9.324.502.070.3225.7 %12.4 %13.3 %.1941.18.26579.8 %  3.35
2015Giants (AA)11.222.814.000.3527.6 %6.9 %20.7 %.2871.52.40061.2 %  2.22
2016Giants (AAA)6.003.002.000.0018.2 %9.1 %9.1 %.1000.67.125100.0 %  3.39
2016Giants8.181.475.560.4923.4 %4.2 %19.2 %.2150.96.27082.0 %54652.53
2016Giants11.573.863.000.0027.3 %9.1 %18.2 %.1000.86.14350.0 %98481.86
2016Average8.103.142.581.1721.1 %8.2 %12.9 %.2521.32.29872.9 %  4.24
2017Depth Charts8.633.002.880.81   .2451.25.30874.6 %  3.48
2017Steamer8.412.972.830.7622.2 %7.8 %14.4 %.2401.25.29673.8 %  3.46
2017ZiPS8.863.022.930.86   .2441.25.30875.4 %  3.51
Total- - -8.181.475.560.4923.4 %4.2 %19.2 %.2150.96.27082.0 %54652.53
Postseason- - -11.573.863.000.0027.3 %9.1 %18.2 %.1000.86.14350.0 %98481.86

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2016Giants1.7921.6 %50.3 %28.1 %11.6 %7.0 %2.6 %0.0 %33.5 %37.4 %29.0 %21.3 %47.1 %31.6 %3.00763.12
2016Giants4.0028.6 %57.1 %14.3 %0.0 %0.0 %25.0 %0.0 %      2.87632.57
Total- - -1.7921.6 %50.3 %28.1 %11.6 %7.0 %2.6 %0.0 %33.5 %37.4 %29.0 %21.3 %47.1 %31.6 %3.00763.12
Postseason- - -4.0028.6 %57.1 %14.3 %0.0 %0.0 %25.0 %0.0 %      2.87632.57

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2016Giants774333522029276520796
2016Giants41201000233053
Total- - -774333522029276520796
Postseason- - -41201000233053

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2016Giants0.95-2.863.8012.871.370.960.981.061.39491.11-0.12168
2016Giants0.05-0.090.140.410.050.780.780.560.7930.000.0710
Total- - -0.95-2.863.8012.871.370.960.981.061.39491.11-0.12168
Postseason- - -0.05-0.090.140.410.050.780.780.560.7930.000.0710

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2016Giants52.3% (92.9)23.5% (83.8) 19.3% (76.8)4.9% (83.0)   
Total- - -52.3% (92.9)23.5% (83.8) 19.3% (76.8)4.9% (83.0)   

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2016Giants52.0 % 0.4 %   19.4 %23.5 %  4.8 %   
Total- - -52.0 % 0.4 %   19.4 %23.5 %  4.8 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2016Giants92.8 92.3   84.577.4  82.8  
Total- - -92.8 92.3   84.577.4  82.8  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2016Giants10.04.7 -2.80.3  2.412.52 -1.810.76  
Total- - -10.04.7 -2.80.3  2.412.52 -1.810.76  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2016Giants10.5 0.2   3.4-1.2  0.2  
Total- - -10.5 0.2   3.4-1.2  0.2  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2016Giants2.53 5.83   2.23-0.63  0.59  
Total- - -2.53 5.83   2.23-0.63  0.59  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2016Giants27.8 %63.8 %44.9 %50.0 %90.0 %77.0 %47.5 %62.6 %10.3 %
2016Average30.3 %66.7 %46.5 %63.9 %86.3 %78.2 %44.6 %60.3 %10.1 %
Total- - -27.8 %63.8 %44.9 %50.0 %90.0 %77.0 %47.5 %62.6 %10.3 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2016Giants27.3 %60.5 %44.8 %51.5 %87.0 %76.7 %52.6 %22.4
2016Average30.6 %63.9 %46.5 %62.1 %86.5 %78.1 %47.8 %22.7
Total- - -27.3 %60.5 %44.8 %51.5 %87.0 %76.7 %52.6 %22.4

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2016GiantsP61055.0390001100 0   1.000 
Total- - -P61055.0390001100 0   1.000 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2016GiantsP55.00  012              
Total- - -P55.00  012              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2016GiantsP55.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (3)100.0%      (6)
Total- - -P55.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (3)100.0%      (6)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2016Giants1.60.40.10.510.61.1$8.8 
Total- - -1.60.40.10.510.61.1$8.8 

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  • 2011 June Amateur Draft - Round: 9, Pick: 26, Overall: 297
    • Team: San Francisco Giants
    • School: Miami Dade CC South
  • 2009 June Amateur Draft - Round: 28, Pick: 13, Overall: 844
    • Team: Texas Rangers
    • School: Seton LaSalle Catholic HS