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Craig Kimbrel
Birthdate: 5/28/1988 (28 y, 2 m, 27 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 5-11/220     Position: P
Drafted: 2008 June Amateur Draft - Round: 3, Pick: 19, Overall: 96, Team: Atlanta Braves
Contract: $42M / 4 Years (2014 - 2017) + 1 Option Years
Reported: 3/31/2015  Risk: NA  ETA: NA  Team Rank: NA  Positional Rank: NA  Overall Rank: NA
FastballCurveballCommandFuture Value
80 / 8070 / 7050 / 5060
RotoWire News: Kimbrel struck out two in a clean ninth to earn his 23rd save of the season Tuesday against the Rays. (8/23/2016)
Profiles:  2011  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  (Click Year to Expand / Close)



SeasonPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBBSOBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
Today000000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000 
2016000000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000 

SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2008Braves (R)12000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2008Braves (A)10000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2008Braves (A+)2000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2009Braves (A)16000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2009Braves (A+)19000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2009Braves (AA)12000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2009Braves (AAA)2000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2010Braves (AAA)48100000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2010Braves21000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2010Braves4000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2011Braves79000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2012Braves63000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2012Braves1000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2013Braves68000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2013Braves1000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2014Braves63000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2015Padres61100000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-0.20.10.0
2016Red Sox (AAA)1000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2016Red Sox42000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
Total- - -397100000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-0.20.10.0
Postseason- - -6000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2008Braves (R)12000000000000000000.000
2008Braves (A)10000000000000000000.000
2008Braves (A+)2000000000000000000.000
2009Braves (A)16000000000000000000.000
2009Braves (A+)19000000000000000000.000
2009Braves (AA)12000000000000000000.000
2009Braves (AAA)2000000000000000000.000
2010Braves (AAA)48110000000001000000.000
2010Braves21000000000000000000.000
2010Braves4000000000000000000.000
2011Braves79000000000000000000.000
2012Braves63000000000000000000.000
2012Braves1000000000000000000.000
2013Braves68000000000000000000.000
2013Braves1000000000000000000.000
2014Braves63000000000000000000.000
2015Padres61110000000001000000.000
2016Red Sox (AAA)1000000000000000000.000
2016Red Sox42000000000000000000.000
Total- - -397110000000001000000.000
Postseason- - -6000000000000000000.000

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2008Braves (R)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2008Braves (A)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2008Braves (A+)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2009Braves (A)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2009Braves (A+)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2009Braves (AA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2009Braves (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2010Braves (AAA)0.0 %100.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.00-0.3.000-100
2010Braves0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2010Braves0.0 %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 
2011Braves0.0 %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 
2012Braves0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2012Braves0.0 %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 
2013Braves0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2013Braves0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2013Average7.9 %19.9 %0.40.253.318.396.714.1434.9.297     .314 
2014Braves0.0 %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 
2015Padres0.0 %100.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.00-0.3.000-100
2015Average7.7 %20.4 %0.38.254.317.405.721.1504.8.299     .313 
2016Red Sox (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2016Red Sox0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2016Average8.1 %21.0 %0.39.256.322.419.741.1634.9.300     .318 
Total- - -0.0 %100.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.00-0.3.000-100
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%
2010Braves0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2010Braves0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2011Braves0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2012Braves0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2012Braves0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2013Braves0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2013Braves0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2014Braves0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2015Padres0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2016Red Sox0.000.0 %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
2010Braves0000000000
2010Braves0000000000
2011Braves0000000000
2012Braves0000000000
2012Braves0000000000
2013Braves0000000000
2013Braves0000000000
2014Braves0000000000
2015Padres0000000235
2016Red Sox0000000000
Total- - -0000000235
Postseason- - -0000000000

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2010Braves       0  
2010Braves       0  
2011Braves       0  
2012Braves       0  
2012Braves       0  
2013Braves       0  
2013Braves       0  
2014Braves       0  
2015Padres-0.01-0.010.00-0.11-0.010.36 0-0.030.00
2016Red Sox          
Total- - --0.01-0.010.00-0.11-0.010.36 0-0.030.00
Postseason- - -       0  

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2010Braves        
2011Braves        
2012Braves        
2013Braves        
2014Braves        
2015Padres80.0% (85.5)  20.0% (72.0)    
2016Red Sox        
Total- - -80.0% (85.5)  20.0% (72.0)    

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2010Braves              
2011Braves              
2012Braves              
2013Braves              
2014Braves              
2015Padres  80.0 %    20.0 %      
2016Red Sox              
Total- - -  80.0 %    20.0 %      

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2010Braves             
2011Braves             
2012Braves             
2013Braves             
2014Braves             
2015Padres  85.7    72.4     
2016Red Sox             
Total- - -  85.7    72.4     

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2010Braves              
2011Braves              
2012Braves              
2013Braves              
2014Braves              
2015Padres-0.3  0.0   -6.98  3.63   
2016Red Sox              
Total- - --0.3  0.0   -6.98  3.63   

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2010Braves             
2011Braves             
2012Braves             
2013Braves             
2014Braves             
2015Padres  -0.3    0.0     
2016Red Sox             
Total- - -  -0.3    0.0     

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2010Braves             
2011Braves             
2012Braves             
2013Braves             
2014Braves             
2015Padres  -6.86    3.54     
2016Red Sox             
Total- - -  -6.86    3.54     

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2010Braves         
2010Average28.7 %64.4 %44.9 %66.8 %88.1 %80.7 %45.4 %58.8 %8.6 %
2011Braves         
2011Average29.9 %65.0 %45.6 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %44.6 %59.4 %8.8 %
2012Braves         
2012Average30.3 %64.7 %45.6 %66.8 %87.2 %79.6 %44.4 %59.8 %9.2 %
2013Braves         
2013Average30.4 %65.5 %45.9 %66.5 %87.0 %79.4 %44.2 %60.2 %9.4 %
2014Braves         
2014Average30.7 %65.7 %46.2 %65.7 %87.3 %79.3 %44.3 %60.6 %9.5 %
2015Padres0.0 %33.3 %20.0 % 100.0 %100.0 %60.0 %100.0 %0.0 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
2016Red Sox         
2016Average30.0 %66.6 %46.5 %63.8 %86.4 %78.3 %44.9 %60.2 %10.0 %
Total- - -0.0 %33.3 %20.0 % 100.0 %100.0 %60.0 %100.0 %0.0 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2010Braves        
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
2011Braves        
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012Braves        
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Braves        
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014Braves        
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
2015Padres0.0 %33.3 %20.0 % 100.0 %100.0 %60.0 %17.0
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
2016Red Sox        
2016Average30.4 %63.9 %46.5 %62.2 %86.6 %78.3 %48.0 %22.6
Total- - -0.0 %33.3 %20.0 % 100.0 %100.0 %60.0 %17.0

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2010BravesP21020.2001100000 3   .000 
2011BravesP79077.0470000000 1   1.000 
2012BravesP63062.2050000000 8   1.000 
2013BravesP68067.0340000000 3   1.000 
2014BravesP63061.2460000000 5   1.000 
2015PadresP61059.1431011100 8   .875 
2016Red SoxP42041.1010000000 2   1.000 
Total- - -P3970389.215262111100 30   .953 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2010BravesP20.20  000              
2011BravesP77.01  001              
2012BravesP62.2-1  00-1              
2013BravesP67.00  0-1-1              
2014BravesP61.20  000              
2015PadresP59.1-1  0-1-2              
2016Red SoxP41.10  000              
Total- - -P389.2-1  0-2-3              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012BravesP62.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (4)
2013BravesP67.00.0%      (1)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (4)
2014BravesP61.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (6)
2015PadresP59.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (4)
2016Red SoxP41.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)
Total- - -P389.20.0%      (1)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%    (19)

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2010Braves0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2011Braves0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2012Braves0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2013Braves0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2014Braves0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2015Padres-0.20.0 0.1-0.20.10.00.0-0.10.0($0.1) 
2016Red Sox0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
Total- - --0.20.0 0.1-0.20.10.00.0-0.10.0($0.1) 

  • $42m / 4 Years (2014 - 2017) + 1 Option Years (Edit)
    • signed by Atlanta Braves on 2/16/2014 (Extension)
    • 2014: $7M, 2015: $9M, 2016: $11M, 2017: $13M
    • 2018 Team Option: $13M ($1M buyout)
    • Signing Bonus: $1M
    • Incentives: Award bonuses could push deal over $58,000,000 if option is picked up
    • Agent / Agency: David Meter
    • Originally Reported By: Matt Snyder
    • Source: cbssports.com
    • Submitted by matthewyaspan
  • $0.7m / 1 Years (2013) (Edit)
    • signed by Atlanta Braves on 2/27/2013 (League Minimum)
    • 2013: $0.7M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
  • $0.6m / 1 Years (2012) (Edit)
    • signed by Atlanta Braves (League Minimum)
    • 2012: $0.6M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
  • $0.4m / 1 Years (2011) (Edit)
    • signed by Atlanta Braves on 2/22/2011 (League Minimum)
    • 2011: $0.4M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
  • $0.4m / 1 Years (2010) (Edit)
    • signed by Atlanta Braves on 5/5/2010 (League Minimum)
    • 2010: $0.4M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
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  • 2008 June Amateur Draft - Round: 3, Pick: 19, Overall: 96
    • Team: Atlanta Braves
    • School: Wallace State CC
  • 2007 June Amateur Draft - Round: 33, Pick: 14, Overall: 1006
    • Team: Atlanta Braves
    • School: Wallace State CC