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Pedro Baez
Birthdate: 3/11/1988 (29 y, 15 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-2/195     Position: P
Contract: $0.5M / 1 Years (2014)
RotoWire News: Baez (thumb) is scheduled to throw a bullpen session Friday before throwing again Sunday, Eric Stephen of True Blue LA reports. (3/24/2017)
Injury: Thumb, Day-To-Day
Profiles:  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: On the surface, Baez looks like a really good reliever who could, one day, become a closer. He doesn't walk a lot of hitters, strikes out a lot and has elite velocity. But once you dive deeper into the numbers, it gets ugly. Baez had a the 20th-worst HR/FB rate and has poor command in the strike zone. Often, his fastball leaks out over the plate and it gets hammered. Major League hitters will catch up to velocity, no matter how hard a pitcher throws. He was better when he came back from a brief stint in the minors. While in Oklahoma City, he learned the term "slow the game down," didn't literally mean "slow the game down." Baez thought that and had an MLB-high 30.2-second pace. He was given the moniker, "The Human Rain Delay," because of this. Baez doesn't have a lot of fantasy value because Kenley Jansen gobbles up all the saves in Los Angeles. And even if Jansen didn't, Baez isn't the next in line to get that chance. If he can harness his command in the zone and use his offspeed stuff more effectively, then maybe he can reach his ceiling as a true late-inning, high-leverage reliever. Until that time, he'll continue to be more effective in the sixth- and seventh innings than he will with the game on the line in the eighth- and even ninth inning. (Dustin Nosler)

The Quick Opinion: Baez is truly an enigma. He has the stuff and talent to be a great reliever, but he hasn't been able to put it all together at the same time. And time virtually stopped when he was on the mound thanks to confusion behind "slow the game down." Still, he has a lot of talent and stuff to always be at least intriguing on the fantasy landscape.

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SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2013Desert Dogs (R)000404.112.466.230.00.300100.0 %  0.002.76  
2013Dodgers (A+)22232034.28.313.890.78.34977.1 %  3.634.69  
2013Dodgers (AA)11016023.18.873.091.16.33870.5 %  4.243.64  
2014Dodgers (AA)21617019.18.384.190.00.27872.0 %  2.792.88  
2014Dodgers (AAA)00623022.27.941.591.59.34376.6 %  4.765.02  
2014Dodgers00020024.06.751.881.13.19783.3 %36.8 %9.1 %2.633.883.960.1
2014Dodgers000202.17.713.863.86.00062.5 %33.3 %25.0 %7.719.566.11 
2015Dodgers (AAA)000313.06.000.000.00.222100.0 %  0.002.27  
2015Dodgers42052051.010.591.940.71.32669.3 %37.6 %6.9 %3.352.513.171.1
2015Dodgers000200.127.0054.000.001.00025.0 %50.0 %0.0 %81.0015.1415.14 
2016Dodgers32073074.010.092.681.34.23280.9 %42.6 %15.9 %3.043.813.430.5
2016Dodgers000707.06.435.141.29.25052.1 %20.0 %9.1 %2.575.726.48 
2017Depth Charts32155055.09.782.651.07.29974.8 %  3.443.49 0.7
2017Steamer32155055.09.872.771.01.28775.2 %42.0 % 3.373.433.670.6
2017ZiPS32064064.09.702.531.13.29774.4 %  3.523.55 0.6
Total- - -7401450149.09.722.301.09.25976.5 %39.8 %11.3 %3.083.373.421.6
Postseason- - -0001109.27.456.521.86.25946.1 %25.0 %13.3 %6.526.976.69 

SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2013Desert Dogs (R)000.0040000  4.1193000300006
2013Dodgers (A+)223.63320002  34.2163411714315141032
2013Dodgers (AA)114.24160000  23.110226131138002123
2014Dodgers (AA)212.79170006  19.182157609112018
2014Dodgers (AAA)004.76230006  22.29727121244022120
2014Dodgers002.632000005024.092167735100018
2014Dodgers007.7120000002.1101221101002
2015Dodgers (AAA)000.0031000  3.0112000000002
2015Dodgers423.3552000011351.0208472219411111160
2015Dodgers0081.0020000000.152330200001
2016Dodgers323.0473000023274.02955227251122023283
2016Dodgers002.5770000107.0316621401005
2017Depth Charts323.44550  118 55.0 472321716 2  60
2017Steamer323.3755000118 55.0228472221617 2  60
2017ZiPS323.52640  0  64.0 552725818123169
Total- - -743.081450000395149.0595115565118382343161
Postseason- - -006.52110000109.24691172702008

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2013Desert Dogs (R)12.466.232.000.0031.6 %15.8 %15.8 %.1881.38.300100.0 %  2.76
2013Dodgers (A+)8.313.892.130.7819.6 %9.2 %10.4 %.2851.62.34977.1 %  4.69
2013Dodgers (AA)8.873.092.881.1622.6 %7.8 %14.7 %.2771.46.33870.5 %  3.64
2014Dodgers (AA)8.384.192.000.0022.0 %11.0 %11.0 %.2081.24.27872.0 %  2.88
2014Dodgers (AAA)7.941.595.001.5920.6 %4.1 %16.5 %.2971.37.34376.6 %  5.02
2014Dodgers6.751.883.601.1319.6 %5.4 %14.1 %.1840.88.19783.3 %761073.88
2014Dodgers7.713.862.003.8620.0 %10.0 %10.0 %.1250.86.00062.5 %2232649.56
2014Average7.732.892.670.8620.4 %7.6 %12.7 %.2471.28.29573.0 %  3.81
2015Dodgers (AAA)6.000.002.000.0018.2 %0.0 %18.2 %.1820.67.222100.0 %  2.27
2015Dodgers10.591.945.450.7128.9 %5.3 %23.6 %.2401.14.32669.3 %91662.51
2015Dodgers27.0054.000.500.0020.0 %40.0 %-20.0 %.66712.001.00025.0 %99939415.14
2015Average7.762.922.661.0220.4 %7.7 %12.7 %.2511.29.29672.9 %  4.03
2016Dodgers10.092.683.771.3428.1 %7.5 %20.7 %.1921.00.23280.9 %77943.81
2016Dodgers6.435.141.251.2916.1 %12.9 %3.2 %.2311.43.25052.1 %651405.72
2016Average8.103.142.581.1721.1 %8.2 %12.9 %.2521.32.29872.9 %  4.24
2017Depth Charts9.782.653.691.07   .2331.15.29974.8 %  3.49
2017Steamer9.872.773.561.0126.4 %7.4 %19.0 %.2251.17.28775.2 %  3.43
2017ZiPS9.702.533.831.13   .2341.14.29774.4 %  3.55
Total- - -9.722.304.241.0927.1 %6.4 %20.7 %.2081.03.25976.5 %81863.37
Postseason- - -7.456.521.141.8617.4 %15.2 %2.2 %.2431.66.25946.1 %1761796.97

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2014Dodgers0.7614.7 %36.8 %48.5 %21.2 %9.1 %12.0 %0.0 %47.8 %29.0 %23.2 %23.2 %49.3 %27.5 %3.501073.96
2014Dodgers0.500.0 %33.3 %66.7 %25.0 %25.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      4.221666.11
2015Dodgers0.8618.8 %37.6 %43.6 %5.2 %6.9 %0.0 %66.7 %34.6 %35.3 %30.1 %17.6 %50.7 %31.6 %2.58823.17
2015Dodgers1.0050.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      10.1538815.14
2016Dodgers1.1319.7 %42.6 %37.7 %11.6 %15.9 %7.7 %50.0 %36.9 %40.1 %23.0 %20.9 %49.2 %29.9 %3.07833.43
2016Dodgers0.3625.0 %20.0 %55.0 %36.4 %9.1 %75.0 %0.0 %      5.671566.48
Total- - -0.9618.5 %39.8 %41.7 %11.3 %11.3 %5.9 %50.0 %38.0 %36.5 %25.5 %20.2 %49.7 %30.1 %2.94873.42
Postseason- - -0.4721.4 %25.0 %53.6 %33.3 %13.3 %42.9 %0.0 %      5.541676.69

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2014Dodgers25331073106114237351
2014Dodgers24010000112738
2015Dodgers505825303223276555831
2015Dodgers10100000131326
2016Dodgers7869368642283907881178
2016Dodgers4115431025282134
Total- - -15316071189845778015802360
Postseason- - -71565310276122198

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2014Dodgers0.77-0.431.206.700.770.670.680.590.82120.580.5660
2014Dodgers-0.18-0.260.08-1.75-0.210.660.660.980.152-0.01-0.2601
2015Dodgers0.18-4.194.371.170.131.181.211.311.20440.37-0.22148
2015Dodgers-0.16-0.180.02-3.08-0.350.710.711.450.112-0.16-0.0701
2016Dodgers1.12-4.315.434.670.460.930.951.151.15631.21-0.01259
2016Dodgers0.14-0.290.43-0.32-0.060.720.721.231.257-0.050.2422
Total- - -2.07-8.9311.0012.551.360.981.001.131.141192.17-0.054517
Postseason- - --0.20-0.730.53-5.15-0.620.710.711.220.8411-0.22-0.0724

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2014Dodgers81.0% (95.3)11.5% (87.3)  7.5% (88.0)  1.1%
2015Dodgers74.0% (97.1)15.8% (88.9)  10.2% (87.1)  0.5%
2016Dodgers74.8% (96.7)12.5% (87.6)  12.7% (87.2)   
Total- - -75.4% (96.6)13.5% (88.1)  11.1% (87.3)  0.3%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2014Dodgers77.5 %8.1 %    11.5 %   2.9 %   
2015Dodgers64.1 %11.3 %0.1 %   14.4 %   10.1 %   
2016Dodgers59.6 %15.4 %    12.2 %   12.7 %   
Total- - -63.9 %12.9 %0.0 %   12.9 %   10.3 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2014Dodgers94.993.9    87.3   86.8  
2015Dodgers97.096.289.3   88.6   87.0  
2016Dodgers96.796.5    87.7   87.2  
Total- - -96.596.289.3   88.0   87.1  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2014Dodgers3.60.8  0.6  1.282.05  2.50  
2015Dodgers-0.40.1  1.4  -0.060.05  1.69  
2016Dodgers10.91.3  -2.3  1.230.86  -1.56  
Total- - -14.12.1  -0.3  0.800.67  -0.10  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2014Dodgers6.0-1.5    0.9   -0.4  
2015Dodgers0.9-0.20.0   1.5   1.1  
2016Dodgers11.00.9    1.3   -2.1  
Total- - -18.0-0.80.0   3.7   -1.3  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2014Dodgers2.25-5.43    2.25   -3.62  
2015Dodgers0.18-0.19-4.50   1.24   1.31  
2016Dodgers1.570.51    0.91   -1.37  
Total- - -1.20-0.26-4.50   1.22   -0.55  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2014Dodgers33.1 %80.9 %57.6 %71.4 %86.8 %82.5 %51.3 %60.9 %10.0 %
2014Average30.7 %65.7 %46.2 %65.7 %87.3 %79.3 %44.3 %60.6 %9.5 %
2015Dodgers33.0 %76.8 %54.1 %64.1 %75.7 %72.0 %48.0 %66.4 %15.0 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
2016Dodgers33.8 %74.0 %52.1 %60.7 %78.4 %72.2 %45.7 %63.4 %14.5 %
2016Average30.3 %66.7 %46.5 %63.9 %86.3 %78.2 %44.6 %60.3 %10.1 %
Total- - -33.4 %76.1 %53.6 %63.3 %78.9 %73.8 %47.3 %64.0 %14.0 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2014Dodgers27.6 %79.2 %57.6 %70.0 %85.0 %82.0 %58.2 %29.0
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
2015Dodgers33.6 %74.5 %53.9 %61.2 %76.5 %71.7 %49.8 %29.8
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
2016Dodgers36.1 %69.8 %52.2 %59.2 %79.5 %72.2 %47.6 %30.2
2016Average30.6 %63.9 %46.5 %62.1 %86.5 %78.1 %47.8 %22.7
Total- - -34.2 %73.1 %53.6 %61.0 %79.5 %73.6 %49.9 %29.9

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2014DodgersP20024.0110000000 0   1.000 
2015DodgersP52051.0141010100 1   .833 
2016DodgersP73074.0093212200 4   .750 
Total- - -P1450149.02144222300 5   .800 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2014DodgersP24.00  000              
2015DodgersP51.00  -10-3              
2016DodgersP74.00  021              
Total- - -P149.00  -12-2              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2014DodgersP24.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)
2015DodgersP51.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (1)100.0%     (1)0.0%      (0)66.7%      (3)
2016DodgersP74.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (2)0.0%     (0)75.0%      (4)85.7%      (7)
Total- - -P149.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (3)100.0%     (1)80.0%      (5)80.0%    (10)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2014Dodgers0.30.6-0.40.20.70.1$0.6 
2015Dodgers0.2-0.3-0.6-0.99.81.1$8.5 
2016Dodgers1.11.0-0.40.64.70.5$3.9 
Total- - -1.51.2-1.3-0.115.21.6$13.0 

  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2014) (Edit)
    • signed by Los Angeles Dodgers on 1/1/2014 (League Minimum)
    • 2014: $0.5M
    • Submitted by Dustin Nosler
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