Michael Wacha
Birthdate: 7/1/1991 (25 y, 5 m, 7 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-6/195     Position: P
Drafted: 2012 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 19, Overall: 19, Team: St. Louis Cardinals
Contract: $0.5M / 1 Years (2016)
RotoWire News: Wacha could be used as a super reliever in 2017, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch's Derrick Goold reports. (11/10/2016)
Profiles:  2013  2014  2015  2016  (Click Year to Expand / Close)



SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2012Cardinals (R)000325.012.600.001.80.273100.0 %  1.803.23  
2012Cardinals (A+)000408.018.001.130.00.111100.0 %  0.00-0.23  
2012Cardinals (AA)000408.019.133.380.00.30083.3 %  1.130.16  
2013Cardinals (AAA)530151585.07.732.010.95.24181.2 %  2.653.90  
2013Cardinals41015964.29.052.640.70.27579.7 %44.3 %7.4 %2.782.923.361.2
2013Cardinals4105530.29.683.520.88.18680.7 %37.0 %7.9 %2.643.443.86 
2014Cardinals (AA)000112.04.504.500.00.167100.0 %  0.003.62  
2014Cardinals5601919107.07.912.780.50.28873.8 %41.6 %5.5 %3.203.173.712.0
2014Cardinals010100.10.0027.0027.00.5000.0 %0.0 %50.0 %81.0051.1419.55 
2015Cardinals17703030181.17.592.880.94.27276.2 %45.8 %11.2 %3.383.873.882.3
2015Cardinals010114.110.386.236.23.300100.0 %15.4 %37.5 %8.3111.905.63 
2016Cardinals7702724138.07.432.930.98.33464.7 %46.6 %11.6 %5.093.914.051.9
2017Depth Charts8805818143.07.782.720.96.30072.2 %  3.733.80 1.7
2017Steamer8805818142.07.782.720.96.28672.2 %46.6 % 3.733.804.061.7
Total- - -332109182491.07.812.840.82.29472.4 %45.0 %9.5 %3.743.603.827.4
Postseason- - -4307635.19.684.081.78.20780.1 %32.6 %14.6 %4.084.934.23 

SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2012Cardinals (R)001.8032000  5.0194111000007
2012Cardinals (A+)000.0040000  8.02610001001016
2012Cardinals (AA)001.1340000  8.03031103001017
2013Cardinals (AAA)532.651515000  85.0333652625919005073
2013Cardinals412.781590000164.2260522020519003065
2013Cardinals412.64550000030.21191699312310033
2014Cardinals (AA)000.0011000  2.081000100001
2014Cardinals563.20191900000107.0447954138633052094
2014Cardinals0181.0010000000.142331100000
2015Cardinals1773.38303000000181.1762162746819584641153
2015Cardinals018.3111000004.1216443310005
2016Cardinals775.09272400000138.0606159867815456160114
2017Depth Charts883.735818  09 143.0 13565591543 4  124
2017Steamer883.7358180009 142.060013464591543 4  122
Total- - -33213.74918200001491.02075468221204451551012151426
Postseason- - -434.08760000035.1144241616716410038

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2012Cardinals (R)12.600.007.001.8036.8 %0.0 %36.8 %.2110.80.273100.0 %  3.23
2012Cardinals (A+)18.001.1316.000.0061.5 %3.9 %57.7 %.0400.25.111100.0 %  -0.23
2012Cardinals (AA)19.133.385.670.0056.7 %10.0 %46.7 %.1110.75.30083.3 %  0.16
2013Cardinals (AAA)7.732.013.840.9521.9 %5.7 %16.2 %.2070.99.24181.2 %  3.90
2013Cardinals9.052.643.420.7025.0 %7.3 %17.7 %.2161.10.27579.7 %76782.92
2013Cardinals9.683.522.750.8827.7 %10.1 %17.7 %.1510.91.18680.7 %72923.44
2013Average7.573.022.510.9619.9 %7.9 %11.9 %.2501.30.29473.5 %  4.02
2014Cardinals (AA)4.504.501.000.0012.5 %12.5 %0.0 %.1431.00.167100.0 %  3.62
2014Cardinals7.912.782.850.5021.0 %7.4 %13.7 %.2321.20.28873.8 %89863.17
2014Cardinals0.0027.000.0027.000.0 %25.0 %-25.0 %.6679.00.5000.0 %99999951.14
2014Average7.732.892.670.8620.4 %7.6 %12.7 %.2471.28.29573.0 %  3.81
2015Cardinals7.592.882.640.9420.1 %7.6 %12.5 %.2321.21.27276.2 %881013.87
2015Cardinals10.386.231.676.2323.8 %14.3 %9.5 %.3332.08.300100.0 %21630811.90
2015Average7.762.922.661.0220.4 %7.7 %12.7 %.2511.29.29672.9 %  4.03
2016Cardinals7.432.932.530.9818.8 %7.4 %11.4 %.2841.48.33464.7 %124953.91
2016Average8.103.142.581.1721.1 %8.2 %12.9 %.2521.32.29872.9 %  4.24
2017Depth Charts7.782.722.860.96   .2511.25.30072.2 %  3.80
2017Steamer7.782.722.860.9620.4 %7.1 %13.3 %.2421.25.28672.2 %  3.80
Total- - -7.812.842.750.8220.5 %7.5 %13.1 %.2451.27.29472.4 %97933.60
Postseason- - -9.684.082.381.7826.4 %11.1 %15.3 %.1891.13.20780.1 %1101314.93

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2013Cardinals1.1316.7 %44.3 %39.1 %7.4 %7.4 %9.1 %50.0 %38.6 %32.4 %29.0 %11.9 %52.3 %35.8 %3.25893.36
2013Cardinals0.7111.0 %37.0 %52.1 %23.7 %7.9 %7.4 %0.0 %      3.081033.86
2014Cardinals1.1522.1 %41.6 %36.3 %8.2 %5.5 %6.3 %41.7 %37.1 %32.4 %30.5 %21.0 %47.0 %32.1 %3.741013.71
2014Cardinals0.0033.3 %0.0 %66.7 %0.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      11.1153319.55
2015Cardinals1.4322.2 %45.8 %32.0 %11.2 %11.2 %7.0 %5.9 %33.8 %34.7 %31.6 %20.6 %49.7 %29.7 %4.021003.88
2015Cardinals0.2523.1 %15.4 %61.5 %12.5 %37.5 %0.0 %0.0 %      4.761455.63
2016Cardinals1.5723.9 %46.6 %29.6 %6.2 %11.6 %5.9 %20.0 %41.3 %31.6 %27.1 %18.8 %51.1 %30.0 %4.31984.05
Total- - -1.3622.0 %45.0 %33.0 %8.6 %9.5 %6.8 %22.0 %37.3 %33.0 %29.7 %19.1 %49.9 %31.0 %3.96983.82
Postseason- - -0.6013.5 %32.6 %53.9 %20.8 %14.6 %6.9 %0.0 %      3.461124.23

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2013Cardinals7768295721363616731034
2013Cardinals27388920016188305493
2014Cardinals12611067981254856811261694
2014Cardinals021000007512
2015Cardinals2421691171917171120100819292937
2015Cardinals28310002424890
2016Cardinals2031291048121028083814862324
Total- - -6484763174144419284277552147989
Postseason- - -2948121020018237358595

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2013Cardinals0.11-3.703.828.060.950.850.850.730.82131.09-0.9601
2013Cardinals0.64-1.752.396.440.751.051.050.871.4150.83-0.2200
2014Cardinals0.44-8.789.225.420.611.201.200.881.34190.73-0.3700
2014Cardinals-0.39-0.460.07-2.82-0.353.153.152.10 0-0.11-0.0101
2015Cardinals1.49-12.9614.4510.271.071.051.050.870.87301.100.3200
2015Cardinals-0.30-0.650.34-1.89-0.200.970.970.870.401-0.380.0700
2016Cardinals-2.35-11.709.35-22.02-2.470.960.960.810.9126-1.66-0.7901
Total- - --0.31-37.1436.831.730.151.031.030.830.98881.26-1.5602
Postseason- - --0.05-2.862.811.730.201.101.101.051.2460.33-0.3801

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2013Cardinals64.9% (93.5) 2.7% (88.7)5.0% (75.2)27.4% (85.7)  0.1%
2014Cardinals58.2% (93.2) 10.4% (89.7)12.6% (74.6)18.8% (86.0)   
2015Cardinals57.3% (94.2) 13.4% (89.4)12.6% (75.9)16.8% (86.7)  0.5%
2016Cardinals53.1% (93.2) 16.2% (90.2)8.6% (74.3)22.1% (84.9)  0.9%
Total- - -57.3% (93.6) 12.2% (89.7)10.5% (75.2)20.1% (85.8)  0.5%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2013Cardinals68.8 % 1.7 %    5.0 %  24.4 %   
2014Cardinals58.1 % 13.7 %    12.7 %  15.6 %   
2015Cardinals59.7 % 12.9 %    12.6 %  14.8 %   
2016Cardinals52.0 % 18.6 %    9.1 %  20.3 %   
Total- - -58.3 % 13.3 %    10.6 %  17.8 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2013Cardinals93.1 88.6    75.2  85.3  
2014Cardinals93.1 89.5    74.6  85.5  
2015Cardinals93.9 89.3    75.9  86.3  
2016Cardinals93.3 89.8    74.6  85.0  
Total- - -93.5 89.6    75.2  85.5  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2013Cardinals9.3 -2.1-0.43.5  1.39 -7.47-0.781.25  
2014Cardinals3.2 1.6-0.93.7  0.32 0.89-0.421.15  
2015Cardinals9.3 -0.11.2-0.4  0.56 -0.040.34-0.08  
2016Cardinals-6.2 -5.8-0.2-0.5  -0.51 -1.56-0.09-0.11  
Total- - -15.6 -6.5-0.26.3  0.34 -0.67-0.030.39  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2013Cardinals9.9 -1.5    -0.3  2.8  
2014Cardinals2.6 3.4    -0.9  4.2  
2015Cardinals7.0 -1.2    1.3  4.0  
2016Cardinals-4.0 -6.9    0.4  -0.6  
Total- - -15.6 -6.1    0.5  10.3  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2013Cardinals1.39 -8.16    -0.59  1.12  
2014Cardinals0.27 1.47    -0.42  1.59  
2015Cardinals0.40 -0.32    0.36  0.92  
2016Cardinals-0.33 -1.60    0.18  -0.14  
Total- - -0.34 -0.58    0.06  0.73  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2013Cardinals31.0 %68.8 %47.5 %61.1 %84.6 %76.0 %43.8 %58.1 %11.4 %
2013Average30.4 %65.5 %45.9 %66.5 %87.0 %79.4 %44.2 %60.2 %9.4 %
2014Cardinals29.8 %69.0 %48.9 %71.3 %82.7 %79.1 %48.8 %64.4 %10.2 %
2014Average30.7 %65.7 %46.2 %65.7 %87.3 %79.3 %44.3 %60.6 %9.5 %
2015Cardinals32.4 %70.2 %50.5 %72.5 %85.3 %81.0 %48.0 %63.3 %9.5 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
2016Cardinals29.9 %67.2 %47.5 %72.0 %88.1 %82.7 %47.2 %59.1 %8.1 %
2016Average30.3 %66.7 %46.5 %63.9 %86.3 %78.2 %44.6 %60.3 %10.1 %
Total- - -30.9 %68.9 %48.9 %70.5 %85.4 %80.5 %47.4 %61.6 %9.5 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2013Cardinals30.5 %64.0 %47.5 %57.4 %84.5 %76.0 %50.8 %19.6
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014Cardinals28.4 %67.4 %48.9 %69.7 %82.8 %79.2 %52.5 %19.5
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
2015Cardinals31.7 %69.0 %50.6 %69.5 %86.0 %80.9 %50.6 %19.2
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
2016Cardinals29.4 %67.7 %47.5 %70.7 %88.2 %82.4 %47.2 %20.1
2016Average30.6 %63.9 %46.5 %62.1 %86.5 %78.1 %47.8 %22.7
Total- - -30.2 %67.6 %48.9 %68.3 %85.7 %80.3 %50.0 %19.6

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2013CardinalsP15964.2361010000 1   .900 
2014CardinalsP1919107.012130001001 0   1.000 
2015CardinalsP3030181.118293030000 5   .940 
2016CardinalsP2724138.021221012200 6   .977 
Total- - -P9182491.054705053201 12   .961 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2013CardinalsP64.20  000              
2014CardinalsP107.01  1-12              
2015CardinalsP181.10  012              
2016CardinalsP138.01  024              
Total- - -P491.02  128              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2013CardinalsP64.20.0%      (1)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)100.0%     (1)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (3)
2014CardinalsP107.00.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%     (2)100.0%      (1)90.9%    (11)
2015CardinalsP181.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (2)50.0%      (2)50.0%     (2)80.0%      (5)100.0%    (27)
2016CardinalsP138.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)33.3%      (3)100.0%    (21)
Total- - -P491.00.0%      (2)0.0%      (4)50.0%      (2)80.0%     (5)70.0%    (10)98.4%    (62)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2013Cardinals1.60.30.10.411.01.2$9.2 
2014Cardinals1.90.2-0.3-0.117.42.0$15.0 
2015Cardinals3.11.3-0.50.821.52.3$18.5 
2016Cardinals0.0-1.2-0.7-1.918.61.9$15.5 
Total- - -6.50.5-1.4-0.968.57.4$58.0 

  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2016) (Edit)
    • signed by St. Louis Cardinals on 3/2/2016 (League Minimum)
    • 2016: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2015) (Edit)
    • signed by St. Louis Cardinals on 3/3/2015 (League Minimum)
    • 2015: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2014) (Edit)
    • signed by St. Louis Cardinals on 3/3/2014 (League Minimum)
    • 2014: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2013) (Edit)
    • signed by St. Louis Cardinals (League Minimum)
    • 2013: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
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  • 2012 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 19, Overall: 19
    • Team: St. Louis Cardinals
    • School: Texas A&M