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Nick Blackburn
Birthdate: 2/24/1982     Bats/Throws: R/R
Height/Weight: 6-4/240     Position: P
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11/5/2013: Minnesota has declined the $8 million option for 2014 in Blackburn's contract, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.



SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2006Twins (AA)7803019132.15.512.520.75.30466.8 %  4.423.99  
2007Twins (AA)3108738.04.261.660.24.26354.0 %  3.083.30  
2007Twins (AAA)7301717110.24.640.980.57.25177.8 %  2.113.32  
2007Twins0206011.26.171.541.54.40549.5 %34.9 %11.8 %7.714.614.210.0
2008Twins111103333193.14.471.821.07.30570.7 %44.9 %10.0 %4.054.404.422.4
2009Twins111103333205.24.291.791.09.30172.7 %45.8 %9.4 %4.034.374.492.9
2009Twins000115.24.763.180.00.17680.0 %41.2 %0.0 %1.593.104.95 
2010Twins (AAA)1004421.25.402.490.83.25081.1 %  2.494.09  
2010Twins101202826161.03.802.241.40.30567.5 %50.8 %13.5 %5.425.074.460.2
2011Twins71002626148.14.613.281.15.31770.0 %53.5 %14.1 %4.494.844.320.5
2012Twins (AAA)3107736.22.702.210.49.31072.6 %  2.704.01  
2012Twins490191998.23.832.372.10.33064.6 %45.2 %16.8 %7.396.095.10-0.8
2013Twins (R)1003313.06.920.000.00.36673.3 %  2.771.92  
2013Twins (AA)0102210.23.382.530.00.28657.1 %  5.063.70  
2013Twins (AAA)010115.00.000.003.60.38155.6 %  10.808.40  
2014Steamer000001.04.182.621.15.35066.0 %  5.244.73 0.0
2014ZiPS36 151581.04.002.671.33.31964.1 %  5.785.08 0.0
Total- - -43550145137818.24.272.221.29.31169.2 %47.7 %12.0 %4.854.814.515.3
Postseason- - -000115.24.763.180.00.17680.0 %41.2 %0.0 %1.593.104.95 


SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2006Twins (AA)784.423019210  132.156514172651137286081
2007Twins (AA)313.0887000  38.016036211317011018
2007Twins (AAA)732.111717320  110.2433963226712023057
2007Twins027.71600001111.2541912102200008
2008Twins11114.05333300000193.1823224102872339472096
2009Twins11114.03333330000205.2882240103922541132098
2009Twins001.5911000 05.2223110200003
2010Twins (AAA)102.4944000  21.289197626002013
2010Twins10125.42282610000161.0692194101972540143168
2011Twins7104.49262610000148.167018391741954545076
2012Twins (AAA)312.7077110  36.215142161129001011
2012Twins497.3919190000098.245614381812326012042
2013Twins (R)102.7733000  13.051154400000010
2013Twins (AA)015.0622000  10.24310660301014
2013Twins (AAA)0110.8011000  5.02310662000000
2014Steamer005.2400  0  1.0411100 0  0
2014ZiPS365.781515     81.0 10256521224132036
Total- - -43554.8514513750011818.2357710034904411172021119141388
Postseason- - -001.5911000 05.2223110200003

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2006Twins (AA)5.512.522.190.7514.3 %6.6 %.2711.35.30466.8 %  3.99
2007Twins (AA)4.261.662.570.2411.3 %4.4 %.2371.13.26354.0 %  3.30
2007Twins (AAA)4.640.984.750.5713.2 %2.8 %.2290.98.25177.8 %  3.32
2007Twins6.171.544.001.5414.8 %3.7 %.3651.80.40549.5 %1741054.61
2007Average6.673.332.001.0317.1 %8.5 %.2631.41.29970.7 %  4.43
2008Twins4.471.822.461.0711.7 %4.7 %.2881.36.30570.7 %941034.40
2008Average6.833.392.011.0117.5 %8.7 %.2591.39.29671.4 %  4.39
2009Twins4.291.792.391.0911.1 %4.7 %.2861.37.30172.7 %921004.37
2009Twins4.763.181.500.0013.6 %9.1 %.1500.88.17680.0 %36723.10
2009Average6.993.462.021.0518.0 %8.9 %.2581.39.29571.9 %  4.42
2010Twins (AAA)5.402.492.170.8314.6 %6.7 %.2291.15.25081.1 %  4.09
2010Twins3.802.241.701.409.8 %5.8 %.2991.45.30567.5 %1311225.07
2010Average7.133.282.170.9618.5 %8.5 %.2531.35.29372.2 %  4.20
2011Twins4.613.281.411.1511.3 %8.1 %.2991.60.31770.0 %1101204.84
2011Average7.133.112.300.9418.6 %8.1 %.2511.32.29172.5 %  4.12
2012Twins (AAA)2.702.211.220.497.3 %6.0 %.2961.39.31072.6 %  4.01
2012Twins3.832.371.622.109.2 %5.7 %.3331.71.33064.6 %1811486.09
2012Average7.563.052.481.0219.8 %8.0 %.2501.31.29372.5 %  4.12
2013Twins (R)6.920.0010.000.0019.6 %0.0 %.2941.15.36673.3 %  1.92
2013Twins (AA)3.382.531.330.009.3 %7.0 %.2561.22.28657.1 %  3.70
2013Twins (AAA)0.000.000.003.600.0 %0.0 %.4352.00.38155.6 %  8.40
2014Steamer4.182.621.601.1511.6 %7.3 %.3281.50.35066.0 %  4.73
2014ZiPS4.002.671.501.33  .3091.56.31964.1 %  5.08
Total- - -4.272.221.921.2910.9 %5.7 %.2991.47.31169.2 %1151154.81
Postseason- - -4.763.181.500.0013.6 %9.1 %.1500.88.17680.0 %36723.10

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%tERASIERAxFIP-xFIP
2007Twins0.8825.6 %34.9 %39.5 %5.9 %11.8 %13.3 %100.0 %5.344.02954.21
2008Twins1.3120.9 %44.9 %34.3 %9.1 %10.0 %5.6 %20.0 %4.774.601024.42
2009Twins1.2517.6 %45.8 %36.5 %9.7 %9.4 %3.6 %44.4 %4.314.681024.49
2009Twins0.8811.8 %41.2 %47.1 %12.5 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %2.364.701124.95
2010Twins1.5716.8 %50.8 %32.4 %7.0 %13.5 %4.1 %22.2 %5.094.651074.46
2011Twins2.0820.8 %53.5 %25.7 %8.9 %14.1 %6.8 %9.1 %5.444.491074.32
2012Twins1.2619.1 %45.2 %35.8 %7.3 %16.8 %3.5 %50.0 %6.185.151245.10
Total- - -1.4419.1 %47.7 %33.2 %8.5 %12.0 %4.9 %27.3 %5.024.681064.51
Postseason- - -0.8811.8 %41.2 %47.1 %12.5 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %2.364.701124.95

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2007Twins1517111211162124186
2008Twins301230140211710210794219422884
2009Twins335267129261294129108020223102
2009Twins78210001365692
2010Twins290185961312929683115492380
2011Twins28113510912191116689915302429
2012Twins17313773106424958410441628
Total- - -1395971558836844124484398821112609
Postseason- - -78210001365692

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2007Twins-0.82-1.670.85-5.64-0.481.130.910.962.473-0.17-0.5622
2008Twins0.21-14.8715.080.440.071.040.940.871.17330.050.1500
2009Twins0.84-14.7515.5911.651.170.950.920.881.13300.210.6800
2009Twins0.14-0.320.451.910.181.131.100.872.4510.25-0.1200
2010Twins-1.14-12.7111.57-19.35-2.010.920.930.890.9325-1.970.7301
2011Twins-1.56-13.7912.23-23.92-2.451.060.990.881.3125-2.691.2100
2012Twins-3.22-9.806.59-32.17-3.340.910.840.880.8819-3.01-0.5300
Total- - --5.69-67.6061.91-68.99-7.030.980.930.881.13135-7.571.7823
Postseason- - -0.14-0.320.451.910.181.131.100.872.4510.25-0.1200

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2007Twins47.0% (91.7) 40.3% (88.2)8.8% (75.6)3.9% (81.0)  2.7%
2008Twins49.6% (91.2)2.3% (85.4)25.6% (87.0)13.0% (76.4)9.5% (81.6)  4.6%
2009Twins60.6% (90.6) 20.6% (86.4)11.1% (77.8)7.7% (82.0)  0.7%
2010Twins64.0% (90.8) 10.6% (88.3)10.7% (79.2)14.7% (83.0)  1.0%
2011Twins57.0% (89.7) 15.7% (87.4)13.1% (76.8)14.2% (83.0)  0.9%
2012Twins60.5% (90.4) 11.4% (86.8)14.3% (77.6)13.8% (82.1)  0.1%
Total- - -57.9% (90.6)0.5% (85.4)18.0% (87.1)12.2% (77.4)11.4% (82.4)  1.6%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2007Twins44.9 % 4.9 %   37.3 %8.7 %  4.3 %   
2008Twins48.8 % 2.7 %0.4 % 1.8 %23.8 %12.5 %  9.5 %   
2009Twins44.2 %15.6 %4.0 %   17.3 %8.6 %  10.1 %   
2010Twins5.2 %60.1 %9.8 %   0.4 %10.9 %  13.4 %   
2011Twins8.4 %49.7 %15.5 %   0.0 %13.4 %  12.0 %   
2012Twins1.1 %60.0 %9.0 %    15.7 %  14.2 %   
Total- - -25.5 %32.5 %7.7 %0.1 % 0.4 %10.3 %11.8 %  11.4 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2007Twins91.1 89.3   87.575.3  83.1  
2008Twins91.3 88.884.5 90.986.776.5  82.0  
2009Twins90.989.787.0   85.077.6  83.0  
2010Twins90.590.788.0   80.579.3  83.0  
2011Twins89.889.487.5   80.477.0  82.7  
2012Twins90.290.387.4    78.1  82.1  
Total- - -91.090.187.684.5 90.986.077.6  82.6  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2007Twins-0.4 -2.60.00.1  -0.46 -3.54-0.051.83  
2008Twins9.9-0.4-5.51.0-5.0  0.72-0.58-0.780.27-1.93  
2009Twins-10.6 3.4-1.53.0  -0.57 0.53-0.451.29  
2010Twins0.3 -5.3-6.2-7.0  0.02 -2.10-2.45-2.04  
2011Twins-12.3 -6.5-5.2-6.5  -0.90 -1.73-1.66-1.90  
2012Twins-25.4 -1.4-6.0-2.1  -2.58 -0.73-2.59-0.95  
Total- - --38.6-0.4-17.8-18.0-17.5  -0.54-0.58-0.80-1.19-1.24  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2007Twins-1.6 1.0   -2.50.0  0.6  
2008Twins15.7 0.6-0.9 -1.7-7.11.0  -4.6  
2009Twins-2.8-7.90.5   3.1-2.1  0.8  
2010Twins1.10.8-4.9   -1.6-6.5  -6.4  
2011Twins-1.4-13.3-5.6   -0.1-5.3  -2.5  
2012Twins-1.7-23.2-2.5    -5.2  -1.5  
Total- - -9.2-43.5-10.9-0.9 -1.7-8.2-18.1  -13.7  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2007Twins-1.90 11.25   -3.65-0.05  7.40  
2008Twins1.14 0.77-9.17 -3.38-1.070.27  -1.71  
2009Twins-0.20-1.650.42   0.59-0.78  0.26  
2010Twins0.930.06-2.22   -20.53-2.62  -2.12  
2011Twins-0.69-1.11-1.49   -6.31-1.63  -0.88  
2012Twins-9.67-2.39-1.71    -2.05  -0.67  
Total- - -0.29-1.08-1.15-9.17 -3.38-0.64-1.24  -0.97  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2007Twins13.2 %62.6 %44.3 %66.7 %86.1 %84.0 %62.8 %63.0 %7.0 %
2007Average25.0 %66.6 %45.9 %60.8 %88.2 %80.8 %50.3 %58.7 %8.6 %
2008Twins27.5 %67.9 %50.0 %71.8 %91.4 %86.7 %55.8 %63.6 %6.5 %
2008Average25.4 %65.4 %45.9 %61.7 %87.9 %80.8 %51.1 %58.6 %8.6 %
2009Twins25.4 %65.4 %46.1 %76.3 %92.4 %88.1 %51.7 %60.3 %5.4 %
2009Average25.1 %66.0 %45.3 %61.7 %87.8 %80.5 %49.3 %58.2 %8.6 %
2010Twins26.3 %63.1 %45.2 %82.3 %94.5 %91.0 %51.3 %59.4 %4.1 %
2010Average29.3 %64.4 %45.6 %66.5 %88.1 %80.7 %46.5 %58.8 %8.5 %
2011Twins29.3 %62.0 %44.2 %78.9 %94.2 %88.7 %45.4 %58.1 %4.8 %
2011Average30.6 %65.0 %46.2 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %45.3 %59.4 %8.6 %
2012Twins28.6 %61.4 %44.8 %85.5 %90.0 %88.5 %49.3 %57.7 %5.1 %
2012Average30.8 %64.7 %46.0 %66.8 %87.2 %79.7 %44.9 %59.8 %9.1 %
Total- - -27.1 %64.4 %46.2 %78.3 %92.4 %88.4 %51.2 %60.2 %5.3 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2007Twins19.2 %60.8 %43.2 %73.3 %86.2 %83.8 %57.8 %19.0
2007Average28.9 %62.3 %45.4 %66.4 %87.6 %80.8 %49.6 %21.5
2008Twins29.8 %65.8 %49.8 %74.5 %91.7 %87.1 %55.6 %21.4
2008Average28.0 %62.5 %45.3 %65.9 %88.0 %81.2 %50.3 %21.6
2009Twins27.0 %62.3 %45.7 %75.8 %93.0 %88.3 %53.1 %20.6
2009Average27.9 %61.4 %44.8 %65.5 %88.0 %81.0 %50.4 %21.4
2010Twins24.9 %62.0 %45.1 %79.8 %94.9 %91.1 %54.5 %20.6
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
2011Twins27.6 %60.8 %44.1 %76.7 %94.0 %88.5 %49.5 %20.1
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012Twins27.7 %61.0 %44.7 %79.9 %92.1 %88.4 %51.1 %20.2
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
Total- - -27.3 %62.6 %46.0 %76.9 %93.0 %88.5 %53.0 %20.6

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2007TwinsP6011.2000000000 0   .000 
2008TwinsP3333193.114220004400 2   1.000 
2009TwinsP3333205.225231012101 12   .980 
2010TwinsP2826161.011252024400 5   .947 
2011TwinsP2626148.110302021200 11   .952 
2012TwinsP191998.210140002101 5   1.000 
Total- - -P145137818.270114505131202 35   .974 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2007TwinsP11.20  0-1-1              
2008TwinsP193.11  0-11              
2009TwinsP205.20  0-2-2              
2010TwinsP161.01  012              
2011TwinsP148.12  014              
2012TwinsP98.20  000              
Total- - -P818.24  0-24              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%) Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012TwinsP98.20.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)100.0%     (2)100.0%      (1)100.0%    (10)
Total- - -P818.20.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)100.0%     (2)100.0%      (1)100.0%    (10)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2007Twins-0.5-0.4-0.1-0.50.10.0$0.0 
2008Twins2.3-0.30.2-0.124.72.4$10.9$0.4
2009Twins3.10.00.30.329.62.9$13.0 
2010Twins-0.2-0.60.1-0.42.30.2$0.9 
2011Twins0.1-1.00.5-0.55.50.5$2.5 
2012Twins-1.7-0.90.0-0.9-8.6-0.8($3.6) 
Total- - -3.1-3.11.0-2.253.85.3$23.6$0.4

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