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Michael Wacha
Birthdate: 7/1/1991 (25 y, 1 m, 28 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-6/210     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 (shoulder) could potentially miss the rest of the 2016 season with right shoulder inflammation, which is a related injury to his shoulder from two years ago, Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com reports. (8/9/2016)
Injury: Shoulder, 15-Day DL
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 
2016Depth Charts121002929174.08.002.810.89.29873.1 %  3.603.69 2.5
2016Steamer111002929176.07.982.760.90.28571.9 %  3.693.68 2.6
2016Fans (16)15803030182.07.622.620.84.29576.5 %  3.283.61 2.6
2016ZiPS128 2626154.08.012.860.88.29674.4 %  3.513.69 2.2
2016Cardinals7702323131.17.473.020.82.32467.2 %47.8 %10.1 %4.453.704.042.2
2016ZiPS (R)22 6633.07.722.890.85.30072.9 %  3.613.70 0.5
2016Steamer (R)1103319.07.582.910.97.28772.7 %  3.783.92 0.3
2016Depth Charts (R)1103319.07.652.900.91.30072.8 %  3.693.81 0.3
Total- - -332108781484.17.822.860.78.29173.3 %45.3 %9.0 %3.553.543.827.6
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
2016Depth Charts12103.602929  00 174.0 16075701754 6  155
2016Steamer11103.6929290000 176.074316379721854 6  156
2016Fans (16)1583.283030  0  182.0 16771661753 5  154
2016ZiPS1283.512626     154.0 140646015493631137
2016Cardinals774.45232300000131.1570143736512446150109
2016ZiPS (R)223.6166     33.0 301413310 1  28
2016Steamer (R)113.78330000 19.081189826 1  16
2016Depth Charts (R)113.6933  00 19.0 189826 1  16
Total- - -33213.55878100001484.12039452208191421541012141421
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 %89873.17
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
2016Depth Charts8.002.812.840.89   .2461.23.29873.1 %  3.69
2016Steamer7.982.762.890.9021.0 %7.3 %13.7 %.2391.23.28571.9 %  3.68
2016Fans (16)7.622.622.910.84   .2461.21.29576.5 %  3.61
2016ZiPS8.012.862.800.88   .2441.23.29674.4 %  3.69
2016Cardinals7.473.022.480.8219.1 %7.7 %11.4 %.2721.42.32467.2 %108903.70
2016Average8.053.112.591.1721.0 %8.1 %12.9 %.2521.32.29772.9 %  4.26
2016ZiPS (R)7.722.892.670.85   .2491.26.30072.9 %  3.70
2016Steamer (R)7.582.912.600.97   .2451.28.28772.7 %  3.92
2016Depth Charts (R)7.652.902.640.91   .2511.27.30072.8 %  3.81
Total- - -7.822.862.730.7820.7 %7.6 %13.1 %.2411.25.29173.3 %92923.54
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
2016Cardinals1.6423.0 %47.8 %29.2 %5.9 %10.1 %5.6 %25.0 %41.6 %32.2 %26.2 %18.0 %51.7 %30.3 %4.31974.04
Total- - -1.3721.7 %45.3 %33.0 %8.6 %9.0 %6.7 %23.1 %37.3 %33.2 %29.5 %18.9 %50.0 %31.1 %3.95983.82
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
2016Cardinals19511994711828078713942181
Total- - -6404663074043399284272451227846
Postseason- - -2948121020018237358595

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2013Cardinals0.11-3.703.828.060.950.850.850.730.82131.09-0.9601
2013Cardinals0.64-1.752.396.530.751.050.990.871.4150.83-0.2300
2014Cardinals0.44-8.789.225.420.611.201.200.881.34190.73-0.3700
2014Cardinals-0.38-0.450.07-2.80-0.323.152.182.18 0-0.11-0.0101
2015Cardinals1.49-12.9614.4510.271.071.051.050.870.87301.100.3200
2015Cardinals-0.34-0.680.34-2.07-0.230.970.970.870.371-0.430.0800
2016Cardinals-1.93-11.079.14-13.25-1.480.980.980.870.9923-0.83-1.1300
Total- - -0.11-36.5136.6310.501.141.041.040.851.00852.10-1.9901
Postseason- - --0.08-2.882.801.670.191.101.011.061.2460.30-0.3701

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%
2016Cardinals52.6% (93.0) 16.6% (90.1)8.8% (74.3)21.9% (84.8)  1.0%
Total- - -57.2% (93.6) 12.2% (89.7)10.6% (75.2)20.0% (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 %   
2016Cardinals51.0 % 19.6 %    9.3 %  20.1 %   
Total- - -58.2 % 13.4 %    10.7 %  17.7 %   

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  
2016Cardinals93.2 89.8    74.6  84.9  
Total- - -93.4 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-4.0 -4.9-0.43.0  -0.35 -1.38-0.230.63  
Total- - -17.8 -5.6-0.59.8  0.40 -0.59-0.060.63  

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-2.0 -5.1    0.1  2.1  
Total- - -17.6 -4.4    0.2  13.0  

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-0.18 -1.21    0.06  0.48  
Total- - -0.39 -0.42    0.03  0.94  

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 %67.4 %47.6 %71.9 %87.8 %82.5 %47.1 %58.6 %8.3 %
2016Average30.1 %66.6 %46.5 %63.8 %86.4 %78.3 %44.8 %60.3 %10.0 %
Total- - -30.9 %69.0 %49.0 %70.5 %85.3 %80.4 %47.4 %61.6 %9.6 %

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
2016Cardinals29.6 %67.7 %47.5 %70.7 %87.8 %82.2 %47.1 %20.1
2016Average30.5 %63.9 %46.5 %62.3 %86.5 %78.3 %48.0 %22.6
Total- - -30.2 %67.7 %49.0 %68.3 %85.5 %80.2 %50.1 %19.6

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2013CardinalsP15964.2361010000 1   .900 
2014CardinalsP1919107.012130001001 0   1.000 
2015CardinalsP3030181.118293030000 5   .940 
2016CardinalsP2323131.119211012200 6   .976 
Total- - -P8781484.152695053201 12   .960 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2013CardinalsP64.20  000              
2014CardinalsP107.01  1-12              
2015CardinalsP181.10  012              
2016CardinalsP131.11  035              
Total- - -P484.12  139              

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)
2016CardinalsP131.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)33.3%      (3)100.0%    (20)
Total- - -P484.10.0%      (2)0.0%      (4)50.0%      (2)80.0%     (5)70.0%    (10)98.4%    (61)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2013Cardinals1.60.30.10.411.01.2$9.2 
2014Cardinals1.90.2-0.3-0.117.32.0$14.9 
2015Cardinals3.11.3-0.50.821.32.3$18.3 
2016Cardinals0.7-0.9-0.6-1.520.62.2$17.2 
Total- - -7.20.8-1.3-0.570.37.6$59.6 

  • $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