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Darren O'Day
Birthdate: 10/22/1982 (34 y, 5 m, 7 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-4/225     Position: P
Drafted: 2008 Rule 5 Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 15, Overall: 15, Team: New York Mets
Contract: $31M / 4 Years (2016 - 2019)
RotoWire News: O'Day has allowed just one run on four hits while assembling an impressive 10:1 K:BB through six Grapefruit League innings. (3/23/2017)
Profiles:  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: Coming off four straight seasons with a sub-2.30 ERA (and a sub-3.00 SIERA), Darren O'Day signed a $31 million deal to stay in the Orioles bullpen through 2019. Unfortunately, the first year on the submariner's new contract didn't go as hoped. O'Day had an excellent April, striking out nearly 40% of the batters he faced and posting a 2.32 xFIP, but spent the rest of the year hobbled by injuries -- first, a hamstring injury that kept him out for most of June and July, then (after a few appearances in August) a rotator cuff strain that landed him on the DL for for another month. O'Day is being handled gently in spring training so far, but should be ready to play come Opening Day. When healthy, O'Day is one of the best setup men in baseball, with an unusual pitch arsenal that generates swinging strikes and outperforms his ERA estimators. At the age of 34, though, there's no guarantee he won't break down again -- and even if he stays healthy, he's not a lock to regain his 2012-2015 form or to hold on to the top setup role in a quality Orioles pen. O'Day is likely to fly under the fantasy radar due to his 2016 woes, so he's a good late-round pick in deeper leagues that value middle relievers, but keep an eye on his place in the bullpen and don't count on him as your top holds guy. (Brice Russ)

The Quick Opinion: O'Day started strong in 2016, but lost most of the season to various injuries. He's not a lock to regain his form this year, but even a partial bounceback would provide value for leagues with holds.

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SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2006Angels (R)14000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2006Angels (A)17000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2007Angels (A+)24000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2007Angels (AA)29000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2008Angels (AAA)21000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2008Angels30000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
20092 Teams68000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
    2009Mets4000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
    2009Rangers64000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2010Rangers72000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2010Rangers11000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2011Rangers (AA)1000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2011Rangers (AAA)17000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2011Rangers16000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2012Orioles69000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2012Orioles5000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2013Orioles68100000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-0.30.10.0
2014Orioles68000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2014Orioles4000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2015Orioles68000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2016Orioles (AA)1000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2016Orioles34000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2016Orioles1000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
Total- - -493100000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-0.30.10.0
Postseason- - -21000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2006Angels (R)14000000000000000000.000
2006Angels (A)17000000000000000000.000
2007Angels (A+)24000000000000000000.000
2007Angels (AA)29000000000000000000.000
2008Angels (AAA)21000000000000000000.000
2008Angels30000000000000000000.000
20092 Teams68000000000000000000.000
    2009Mets4000000000000000000.000
    2009Rangers64000000000000000000.000
2010Rangers72000000000000000000.000
2010Rangers11000000000000000000.000
2011Rangers (AA)1000000000000000000.000
2011Rangers (AAA)17000000000000000000.000
2011Rangers16000000000000000000.000
2012Orioles69000000000000000000.000
2012Orioles5000000000000000000.000
2013Orioles68110000000001000000.000
2014Orioles68000000000000000000.000
2014Orioles4000000000000000000.000
2015Orioles68000000000000000000.000
2016Orioles (AA)1000000000000000000.000
2016Orioles34000000000000000000.000
2016Orioles1000000000000000000.000
Total- - -493110000000001000000.000
Postseason- - -21000000000000000000.000

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2006Angels (R)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2006Angels (A)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2007Angels (A+)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2007Angels (AA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2008Angels (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2008Angels0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2008Average8.7 %17.5 %0.50.264.333.416.749.1525.1.300     .328 
20092 Teams0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
    2009Mets0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
    2009Rangers0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2009Average8.9 %18.0 %0.49.262.333.418.751.1555.0.299     .329 
2010Rangers0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2010Rangers0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2010Average8.5 %18.5 %0.46.257.325.403.728.1455.0.297     .321 
2011Rangers (AA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2011Rangers (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2011Rangers0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2011Average8.1 %18.6 %0.44.255.321.399.720.1445.1.295     .316 
2012Orioles0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2012Orioles0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2012Average8.0 %19.8 %0.40.255.319.405.724.1515.2.297     .315 
2013Orioles0.0 %100.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.00-0.2.000-100
2013Average7.9 %19.9 %0.40.253.318.396.714.1434.9.297     .314 
2014Orioles0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2014Orioles0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2014Average7.6 %20.4 %0.37.251.314.386.700.1355.0.299     .310 
2015Orioles0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2015Average7.7 %20.4 %0.38.254.317.405.721.1504.8.299     .313 
2016Orioles (AA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2016Orioles0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2016Orioles0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2016Average8.2 %21.1 %0.39.255.322.417.739.1624.9.300     .318 
Total- - -0.0 %100.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.00-0.2.000-100
Postseason- - -0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2008Angels0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
20092 Teams0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
    2009Mets0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
    2009Rangers0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2010Rangers0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2010Rangers0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2011Rangers0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2012Orioles0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2012Orioles0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2013Orioles0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2014Orioles0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2014Orioles0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2015Orioles0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2016Orioles0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2016Orioles0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
Total- - -0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
Postseason- - -0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2008Angels0000000000
20092 Teams0000000000
    2009Mets0000000000
    2009Rangers0000000000
2010Rangers0000000000
2010Rangers0000000000
2011Rangers0000000000
2012Orioles0000000000
2012Orioles0000000000
2013Orioles0000000134
2014Orioles0000000000
2014Orioles0000000000
2015Orioles0000000000
2016Orioles0000000000
2016Orioles0000000000
Total- - -0000000134
Postseason- - -0000000000

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2008Angels       0  
20092 Teams       0  
    2009Mets       0  
    2009Rangers       0  
2010Rangers       0  
2010Rangers          
2011Rangers       0  
2012Orioles       0  
2012Orioles          
2013Orioles0.000.000.00-0.39-0.050.01 0-0.010.00
2014Orioles       0  
2014Orioles          
2015Orioles       0  
2016Orioles          
2016Orioles       0  
Total- - -0.000.000.00-0.39-0.050.01 0-0.010.00
Postseason- - -       0  

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2008Angels        
20092 Teams        
    2009Mets        
    2009Rangers        
2010Rangers        
2011Rangers        
2012Orioles        
2013Orioles100.0% (89.5)       
2014Orioles        
2015Orioles        
2016Orioles        
Total- - -100.0% (89.5)       

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2008Angels              
20092 Teams              
    2009Mets              
    2009Rangers              
2010Rangers              
2011Rangers              
2012Orioles              
2013Orioles100.0 %             
2014Orioles              
2015Orioles              
2016Orioles              
Total- - -100.0 %             

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2008Angels             
20092 Teams             
    2009Mets             
    2009Rangers             
2010Rangers             
2011Rangers             
2012Orioles             
2013Orioles89.6            
2014Orioles             
2015Orioles             
2016Orioles             
Total- - -89.6            

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2008Angels              
20092 Teams              
    2009Mets              
    2009Rangers              
2010Rangers              
2011Rangers              
2012Orioles              
2013Orioles-0.3      -6.51      
2014Orioles              
2015Orioles              
2016Orioles              
Total- - --0.3      -6.51      

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2008Angels             
20092 Teams             
    2009Mets             
    2009Rangers             
2010Rangers             
2011Rangers             
2012Orioles             
2013Orioles-0.3            
2014Orioles             
2015Orioles             
2016Orioles             
Total- - --0.3            

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2008Angels             
20092 Teams             
    2009Mets             
    2009Rangers             
2010Rangers             
2011Rangers             
2012Orioles             
2013Orioles-6.51            
2014Orioles             
2015Orioles             
2016Orioles             
Total- - --6.51            

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2008Angels         
2008Average24.9 %65.4 %45.4 %61.6 %87.9 %80.7 %50.5 %58.6 %8.7 %
20092 Teams         
    2009Mets         
    2009Rangers         
2009Average25.1 %66.0 %44.8 %62.5 %87.8 %80.5 %48.3 %58.2 %8.7 %
2010Rangers         
2010Average28.7 %64.4 %44.9 %66.8 %88.1 %80.7 %45.4 %58.8 %8.6 %
2011Rangers         
2011Average29.9 %65.0 %45.6 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %44.6 %59.4 %8.8 %
2012Orioles         
2012Average30.3 %64.7 %45.6 %66.8 %87.2 %79.6 %44.4 %59.8 %9.2 %
2013Orioles0.0 %100.0 %25.0 % 0.0 %0.0 %25.0 % 25.0 %
2013Average30.4 %65.5 %45.9 %66.5 %87.0 %79.4 %44.2 %60.2 %9.4 %
2014Orioles         
2014Average30.7 %65.7 %46.2 %65.7 %87.3 %79.3 %44.3 %60.6 %9.5 %
2015Orioles         
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
2016Orioles         
2016Average30.3 %66.7 %46.5 %63.9 %86.3 %78.2 %44.6 %60.3 %10.1 %
Total- - -0.0 %100.0 %25.0 % 0.0 %0.0 %25.0 % 25.0 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2008Angels        
2008Average28.0 %62.5 %45.3 %65.9 %88.0 %81.2 %50.3 %21.6
20092 Teams        
    2009Mets        
    2009Rangers        
2009Average27.9 %61.4 %44.8 %65.5 %88.0 %81.0 %50.4 %21.4
2010Rangers        
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
2011Rangers        
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012Orioles        
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Orioles0.0 %50.0 %25.0 % 0.0 %0.0 %50.0 %17.0
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014Orioles        
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
2015Orioles        
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
2016Orioles        
2016Average30.6 %63.9 %46.5 %62.1 %86.5 %78.1 %47.8 %22.7
Total- - -0.0 %50.0 %25.0 % 0.0 %0.0 %50.0 %17.0

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2008AngelsP30043.1391011100 2   .923 
20092 TeamsP68058.2160000000 7   1.000 
    2009MetsP403.0000000000 0   .000 
    2009RangersP64055.2160000000 7   1.000 
2010RangersP72062.0451010000 3   .900 
2011RangersP16016.2221010000 4   .800 
2012OriolesP69067.0360000000 4   1.000 
2013OriolesP68062.0431012200 6   .875 
2014OriolesP68068.24111010000 4   .938 
2015OriolesP68065.1240001100 3   1.000 
2016OriolesP34031.0110000000 1   1.000 
Total- - -P4930474.224475054400 34   .934 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2008AngelsP43.10  0-1-1              
20092 TeamsP58.20  011              
    2009MetsP3.00  000              
    2009RangersP55.20  011              
2010RangersP62.00  010              
2011RangersP16.2-1  00-1              
2012OriolesP67.00  000              
2013OriolesP62.00  000              
2014OriolesP68.20  000              
2015OriolesP65.10  000              
2016OriolesP31.00  000              
Total- - -P474.2-1  01-1              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012OriolesP67.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)100.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (5)
2013OriolesP62.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)100.0%     (1)0.0%      (1)100.0%      (4)
2014OriolesP68.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)100.0%     (2)50.0%      (2)100.0%      (8)
2015OriolesP65.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (1)100.0%      (2)100.0%      (4)
2016OriolesP31.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)
Total- - -P474.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (2)50.0%      (2)75.0%     (4)60.0%      (5)100.0%    (22)

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2008Angels0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0$0
20092 Teams0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
    2009Mets0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
    2009Rangers0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2010Rangers0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2011Rangers0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2012Orioles0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2013Orioles-0.30.0 0.1-0.30.10.00.0-0.10.0($0.1) 
2014Orioles0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2015Orioles0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2016Orioles0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
Total- - --0.30.0 0.1-0.30.10.00.0-0.10.0($0.1)$0

  • $31m / 4 Years (2016 - 2019) (Edit)
    • signed by Baltimore Orioles on 12/7/2015 (Free Agent)
    • 2016: $5M, 2017: $6M, 2018: $8M, 2019: $8M
    • Signing Bonus: $4M
    • No Trade: Limited
      • Can designate 7 clubs per season to not be traded to; games ten-and-five rights in 2018
    • Other Notes: $1,000,000 each year is deferred; Signing bonus paid out in $1,000,000 payments from 2016-2019
    • Originally Reported By: Dan Connolly
    • Source: twitter.com, Hat Tip: cbssports.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
  • $5.8m / 2 Years (2013 - 2014) + 1 Option Years (Edit)
    • signed by Baltimore Orioles on 2/18/2013 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2013: $2.2M, 2014: $3.2M
    • 2015 Team Option: $4.2M ($0.4M buyout)
    • Agent / Agency: Beverly Hills Sports Council
    • Source: baltimore.cbslocal.com, Hat Tip: cbssports.com
    • Submitted by John Benedetto
  • $1.4m / 1 Years (2012) (Edit)
    • signed by Baltimore Orioles on 1/17/2012 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2012: $1.4M
    • Source: baltimoresun.com
    • Submitted by Jeff Zimmerman
  • $1.3m / 1 Years (2011) (Edit)
    • signed by Texas Rangers on 1/23/2011 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2011: $1.3M
    • Source: m.mlb.com, Hat Tip: espn.go.com
    • Submitted by Sam Bauman
  • $0.4m / 1 Years (2010) (Edit)
    • signed by Texas Rangers on 3/4/2010 (League Minimum)
    • 2010: $0M
    • Other Notes: Pre arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Sam Bauman
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  • 2008 Rule 5 Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 15, Overall: 15
    • Team: New York Mets
    • School: N/A