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Tony Watson
Birthdate: 5/30/1985 (30 y, 8 m, 13 d)     Bats/Throws: L/L     Height/Weight: 6-4/225     Position: P
Drafted: 2007 June Amateur Draft - Round: 9, Pick: 4, Overall: 278, Team: Pittsburgh Pirates
Contract: $3.4M / 1 Years (2016)
RotoWire News: Watson agreed to a one-year, $3.45 million contract with the Pirates on Friday, avoiding arbitration, Bill Brink of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. (1/15/2016)

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SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2007Pirates (A-)610101053.26.711.170.67.26576.9 %  2.523.40  
2007Pirates (A)1103314.011.570.641.29.35377.5 %  3.863.47  
2008Pirates (A+)81202828151.26.172.140.95.28572.3 %  3.564.33  
2009Pirates (AA)0305515.18.226.461.17.39249.7 %  8.225.17  
2010Pirates (AA)642349112.08.441.930.88.24781.3 %  2.733.60  
2011Pirates (AAA)33026134.19.172.880.52.24479.0 %  2.363.09  
2011Pirates22043041.08.124.391.32.25579.4 %32.4 %12.8 %3.954.664.20-0.4
2012Pirates52068053.18.943.880.84.24174.1 %40.3 %8.9 %3.383.684.000.4
2013Pirates31267071.26.781.510.63.22780.7 %43.8 %6.7 %2.393.203.720.6
2013Pirates000404.02.252.252.25.214100.0 %53.3 %25.0 %2.256.554.66 
2014Pirates102278077.19.431.750.58.29888.5 %47.7 %8.1 %1.632.692.841.5
2015Pirates41177075.17.412.030.36.25182.2 %47.6 %4.6 %1.912.843.601.4
2015Pirates000101.09.000.000.00.000100.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.004.135.61 
2016Steamer33265065.08.432.400.74.28874.6 %  3.093.26 0.6
2016Fans (6)41076076.08.171.890.36.28275.9 %  2.332.54 1.3
Total- - -24853330318.28.112.460.68.25581.6 %43.6 %7.9 %2.463.263.593.5
Postseason- - -000505.03.601.801.80.188100.0 %52.9 %20.0 %1.806.074.85 

SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2007Pirates (A-)612.521010000  53.221447171547011040
2007Pirates (A)113.8633000  14.057146621020018
2008Pirates (A+)8123.562828000  151.2632149706016360910104
2009Pirates (AA)038.2255000  15.178221814211000014
2010Pirates (AA)642.73349002  112.044384343411241720105
2011Pirates (AAA)332.36261000  34.114024109211222035
2011Pirates223.9543000010141.0174341818620410037
2012Pirates523.3868000016253.1215372120523111053
2013Pirates312.3967000222271.2280511919512162054
2013Pirates002.2540000104.0174111100001
2014Pirates1021.6378000234777.1305641614515060081
2015Pirates411.9177000141275.1293551716317141062
2015Pirates000.0010000001.040000001001
2016Steamer333.0965000217 65.0270582522517 3  61
2016Fans (6)412.33760  0  76.0 602220316 2  69
Total- - -2482.46333000512314318.212672419187248771840287
Postseason- - -001.8050000105.0214111101002

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2007Pirates (A-)6.711.175.710.6718.7 %3.3 %15.4 %.2281.01.26576.9 %  3.40
2007Pirates (A)11.570.6418.001.2931.6 %1.8 %29.8 %.2591.07.35377.5 %  3.47
2008Pirates (A+)6.172.142.890.9516.5 %5.7 %10.8 %.2541.22.28572.3 %  4.33
2009Pirates (AA)8.226.461.271.1718.0 %14.1 %3.8 %.3282.15.39249.7 %  5.17
2010Pirates (AA)8.441.934.380.8823.7 %5.4 %18.3 %.2040.96.24781.3 %  3.60
2011Pirates (AAA)9.172.883.180.5225.0 %7.9 %17.1 %.1891.02.24479.0 %  3.09
2011Pirates8.124.391.851.3221.3 %11.5 %9.8 %.2221.32.25579.4 %1061244.66
2011Average7.133.112.300.9418.6 %8.1 %10.5 %.2511.32.29172.5 %  4.12
2012Pirates8.943.882.300.8424.7 %10.7 %13.9 %.1941.13.24174.1 %88973.68
2012Average7.563.052.481.0219.8 %8.0 %11.8 %.2501.31.29372.5 %  4.12
2013Pirates6.781.514.500.6319.3 %4.3 %15.0 %.1950.88.22780.7 %67873.20
2013Pirates2.252.251.002.255.9 %5.9 %0.0 %.2501.25.214100.0 %631796.55
2013Average7.573.022.510.9619.9 %7.9 %11.9 %.2501.30.29473.5 %  4.02
2014Pirates9.431.755.400.5826.6 %4.9 %21.6 %.2251.02.29888.5 %46752.69
2014Average7.732.892.670.8620.4 %7.6 %12.7 %.2471.28.29573.0 %  3.81
2015Pirates7.412.033.650.3621.2 %5.8 %15.4 %.2020.96.25182.2 %51752.84
2015Pirates9.000.001.000.0025.0 %0.0 %25.0 %.0000.00.000100.0 %01094.13
2015Average7.762.922.661.0220.4 %7.7 %12.7 %.2511.29.29672.9 %  4.03
2016Steamer8.432.403.510.7422.5 %6.4 %16.1 %.2331.16.28874.6 %  3.26
2016Fans (6)8.171.894.310.36   .2191.00.28275.9 %  2.54
Total- - -8.112.463.300.6822.7 %6.9 %15.8 %.2071.03.25581.6 %67883.26
Postseason- - -3.601.802.001.809.5 %4.8 %4.8 %.2111.00.188100.0 %501656.07

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2011Pirates0.7424.1 %32.4 %43.5 %8.5 %12.8 %11.4 %28.6 %33.0 %39.1 %27.8 %24.3 %48.7 %27.0 %3.881094.20
2012Pirates0.9617.9 %40.3 %41.8 %17.9 %8.9 %1.9 %0.0 %31.9 %38.4 %29.7 %23.9 %50.7 %25.4 %3.581024.00
2013Pirates1.1718.9 %43.8 %37.3 %6.7 %6.7 %11.4 %28.6 %31.3 %41.8 %26.9 %20.7 %58.7 %20.7 %3.26993.72
2013Pirates2.0020.0 %53.3 %26.7 %25.0 %25.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      4.611244.66
2014Pirates1.5020.5 %47.7 %31.8 %14.5 %8.1 %4.3 %12.5 %40.4 %37.9 %21.7 %25.6 %55.2 %19.2 %2.39772.84
2015Pirates1.5120.9 %47.6 %31.6 %10.8 %4.6 %4.1 %0.0 %37.6 %35.2 %27.1 %24.8 %52.4 %22.9 %3.29933.60
2015Pirates1.000.0 %50.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      2.491445.61
Total- - -1.2120.3 %43.6 %36.1 %11.5 %7.9 %6.3 %16.7 %35.2 %38.4 %26.3 %23.8 %53.8 %22.4 %3.19943.59
Postseason- - -1.8017.6 %52.9 %29.4 %20.0 %20.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      4.201284.85

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2011Pirates35472644726234408642
2012Pirates5456241014040317549866
2013Pirates88753851072223547181072
2013Pirates84310001224466
2014Pirates9362409481423948051199
2015Pirates9865437440463667501116
2015Pirates110000003811
Total- - -3683051713523305156166532304895
Postseason- - -95310001255277

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2011Pirates0.47-2.823.291.930.241.060.921.301.1937-0.250.69136
2012Pirates0.44-3.654.088.941.021.080.921.391.25580.61-0.21187
2013Pirates2.39-3.806.1912.711.471.181.151.211.33531.250.78228
2013Pirates0.13-0.100.230.740.080.680.670.670.6840.010.1810
2014Pirates3.01-7.3910.4016.221.791.791.471.561.43751.450.22448
2015Pirates4.13-5.489.6117.942.101.731.771.601.55731.910.47446
2015Pirates0.010.000.010.440.050.150.150.160.1110.040.0200
Total- - -10.43-23.1533.5857.746.631.421.461.431.382964.982.3714135
Postseason- - -0.14-0.110.241.180.130.560.380.560.5750.050.2010

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2011Pirates77.5% (91.2)10.1% (84.3)  12.5% (83.9)  2.5%
2012Pirates67.5% (93.6)25.5% (84.3)  7.0% (86.3)  0.5%
2013Pirates63.8% (93.6)18.4% (84.4)  17.8% (86.1)  0.4%
2014Pirates68.4% (94.4)10.2% (82.8)  21.5% (86.7)  0.1%
2015Pirates75.8% (93.9)5.0% (82.8)  19.2% (85.1)  0.4%
Total- - -70.1% (93.5)13.5% (83.9)  16.4% (85.8)  0.6%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2011Pirates75.7 %4.9 %   0.9 %9.1 %   7.4 %   
2012Pirates1.2 %    68.8 %26.3 %   3.2 %   
2013Pirates5.3 %    63.5 %18.3 %   12.4 %   
2014Pirates10.8 % 0.8 %  67.3 %10.3 %   10.7 %   
2015Pirates2.0 %    75.1 %5.3 %   17.3 %   
Total- - -14.4 %0.6 %0.2 %  59.8 %13.5 %   10.9 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2011Pirates91.183.3   91.284.1   84.3  
2012Pirates87.1    93.484.3   85.2  
2013Pirates87.2    93.684.3   85.6  
2014Pirates87.8 90.6  94.382.9   85.6  
2015Pirates87.7    93.883.4   84.9  
Total- - -90.083.390.6  93.883.9   85.2  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2011Pirates5.3-0.9  -2.3  1.10-1.48  -2.90  
2012Pirates3.43.1  1.1  0.581.43  1.90  
2013Pirates5.8-0.2  8.3  0.86-0.09  4.39  
2014Pirates9.1-0.3  1.4  1.11-0.24  0.54  
2015Pirates11.11.8  7.5  1.323.26  3.53  
Total- - -34.73.6  16.1  1.020.54  2.02  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2011Pirates5.80.1   -0.1-0.9   -2.3  
2012Pirates0.2    3.43.4   0.5  
2013Pirates3.3    5.90.0   5.1  
2014Pirates0.4 0.3  9.0-0.3   1.1  
2015Pirates1.4    10.61.9   6.1  
Total- - -11.10.10.3  28.84.1   10.5  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2011Pirates1.200.44   -0.86-1.51   -4.96  
2012Pirates1.60    0.591.53   1.78  
2013Pirates5.87    0.860.02   3.84  
2014Pirates0.30 3.33  1.11-0.28   0.87  
2015Pirates6.25    1.273.20   3.17  
Total- - -1.580.443.33  0.990.63   1.99  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2011Pirates28.6 %66.2 %47.3 %76.4 %82.8 %80.9 %49.8 %63.2 %8.7 %
2011Average30.6 %65.0 %46.2 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %45.3 %59.4 %8.8 %
2012Pirates30.6 %69.5 %48.5 %60.6 %85.0 %76.7 %45.9 %63.3 %11.2 %
2012Average30.8 %64.7 %46.0 %66.8 %87.2 %79.7 %44.9 %59.8 %9.2 %
2013Pirates37.8 %72.8 %52.8 %71.5 %82.8 %78.2 %43.0 %62.9 %11.4 %
2013Average31.0 %65.5 %46.4 %66.6 %87.0 %79.5 %44.7 %60.3 %9.4 %
2014Pirates37.4 %71.4 %52.1 %62.6 %83.6 %75.0 %43.3 %64.9 %12.8 %
2014Average31.3 %65.7 %46.7 %65.8 %87.3 %79.4 %44.9 %60.6 %9.5 %
2015Pirates38.3 %74.6 %53.4 %70.5 %83.2 %77.9 %41.7 %65.5 %11.6 %
2015Average31.3 %66.9 %47.4 %65.0 %86.7 %78.9 %45.3 %60.9 %9.9 %
Total- - -35.5 %71.3 %51.3 %67.7 %83.5 %77.4 %44.2 %64.1 %11.4 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2011Pirates29.9 %60.8 %46.9 %67.9 %85.7 %80.6 %55.0 %22.5
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012Pirates30.1 %64.9 %48.5 %52.9 %86.1 %76.4 %52.9 %27.2
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Pirates37.0 %68.4 %52.5 %68.5 %83.6 %78.2 %49.3 %24.9
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014Pirates34.2 %69.7 %51.8 %58.9 %83.0 %75.0 %49.4 %24.7
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
2015Pirates36.2 %70.2 %52.3 %68.9 %83.2 %78.0 %47.4 %22.8
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
Total- - -34.2 %67.4 %50.9 %63.9 %84.1 %77.3 %50.3 %24.5

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2011PiratesP43041.0380000000 8   1.000 
2012PiratesP68053.1182020000 9   .818 
2013PiratesP67071.22120000000 3   1.000 
2014PiratesP78077.17111010000 4   .947 
2015PiratesP77075.15120001100 3   1.000 
Total- - -P3330318.218513031100 27   .958 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2011PiratesP41.0-1  011              
2012PiratesP53.1-1  011              
2013PiratesP71.20  011              
2014PiratesP77.10  000              
2015PiratesP75.10  022              
Total- - -P318.2-2  055              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012PiratesP53.10.0%      (0)50.0%      (2)0.0%      (0)100.0%     (1)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (6)
2013PiratesP71.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%    (11)
2014PiratesP77.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)50.0%     (2)100.0%      (1)88.9%      (9)
2015PiratesP75.10.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (9)
Total- - -P318.20.0%      (0)40.0%      (5)0.0%      (0)66.7%     (3)100.0%      (3)97.1%    (35)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2011Pirates0.10.30.20.5-3.9-0.4($3.1) 
2012Pirates0.60.7-0.40.23.70.4$2.6 
2013Pirates1.71.2-0.11.05.60.6$4.5 
2014Pirates2.70.01.31.313.11.5$11.0 
2015Pirates2.70.80.41.213.11.4$11.3 
Total- - -7.82.91.44.331.53.5$26.3 

  • $3.4m / 1 Years (2016) (Edit)
    • signed by Pittsburgh Pirates on 1/15/2016 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2016: $3.4M
    • Originally Reported By: Jeff Passan
    • Source: twitter.com
    • Submitted by Sam Bauman
  • $1.8m / 1 Years (2015) (Edit)
    • signed by Pittsburgh Pirates on 1/16/2015 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2015: $1.8M
    • Agent / Agency: Select Sports Group
    • Originally Reported By: Mike Perchick
    • Source: twitter.com
    • Submitted by matthewyaspan
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2014) (Edit)
    • signed by Pittsburgh Pirates on 1/1/2014 (League Minimum)
    • 2014: $0.5M
    • Agent / Agency: Select Sports Group
    • Submitted by matthewyaspan
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2013) (Edit)
    • signed by Pittsburgh Pirates on 3/1/2013 (Other)
    • 2013: $0.5M
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2012) (Edit)
    • signed by Pittsburgh Pirates on 3/3/2012 (Other)
    • 2012: $0.5M
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
  • $0.4m / 1 Years (2011) (Edit)
    • signed by Pittsburgh Pirates (League Minimum)
    • 2011: $0.4M
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
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  • 2007 June Amateur Draft - Round: 9, Pick: 4, Overall: 278
    • Team: Pittsburgh Pirates
    • School: U Nebraska Lincoln
  • 2006 June Amateur Draft - Round: 17, Pick: 9, Overall: 505
    • Team: Baltimore Orioles
    • School: U Nebraska Lincoln
  • 2003 June Amateur Draft - Round: 23, Pick: 16, Overall: 683
    • Team: Florida Marlins
    • School: Dallas Center Grimes HS (IA)