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Dan Jennings
Birthdate: 4/17/1987 (29 y, 11 m, 8 d)     Bats/Throws: L/L     Height/Weight: 6-3/190     Position: P
Drafted: 2008 June Amateur Draft - Round: 9, Pick: 6, Overall: 268, Team: Florida Marlins
Contract: $1.4M / 1 Years (2017)
RotoWire News: Jennings agreed to a one-year, $1.4 million deal with the White Sox on Thursday, avoiding arbitration, Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports. (1/12/2017)
Profiles:  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: Jennings' numbers are a bit deceptive no matter how you look at them. As a lefty who made 64 appearances but only threw 60.2 innings, Jennings would be easy to label as a specialist. Maybe that's true in terms of how he was used, considering he faced 99 lefties and just 160 righties, but it didn't bear true in his numbers. Sure, Jennings had a slight .654-.694 on-base-plus-slugging-against advantage against lefties, but there wasn't the disparate split one might expect from a LOOGY. But sometimes those things are just seasonal, right? Not in Jennings' case; he's allowed a career .704 OPS to lefties and a .700 mark to righties, including an identical .364 slugging percentage to each side. Basically, he's been just so-so against both sides but has managed to keep slugging percentages down. That's not terribly surprising considering he's posted a ground ball rate of 54% through 217 major league innings, including seeing a spike at 65.1 in 2015. Jennings also isn't really a soft-tossing lefty — 91.7 mph average heater in his career — but also doesn't really strike anyone out (7.3 career strikeouts per nine innings) and has spotty command (4.0 walks per nine innings). At this point, he's a paradox, but one who has a career 2.74 ERA through five seasons with the Marlins and White Sox. He can get swings and misses with his slider, keeps the ball on the ground and ergo in the park, and can erase walks with double plays. It's a weird skill set, but it works for him. As far as fantasy goes.....¯\_(?)_/¯ (@Brandon_Warne)

The Quick Opinion: In a possibly unsettled White Sox bullpen, it still doesn't seem terribly likely that Jennings will carry too high-leverage of a role. It's safe to look elsewhere.

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SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2008Marlins (A-)140131358.29.512.760.31.41970.4 %  3.532.92  
2009Marlins (A)12034049.19.853.830.18.31568.2 %  2.742.83  
2009Marlins (A+)0068011.210.033.090.00.200100.0 %  0.001.98  
2009Marlins (AA)000301.210.805.400.00.400100.0 %  0.002.49  
2010Marlins (AA)42037052.27.524.440.00.32076.0 %  2.563.18  
2011Saguaros (R)0008012.07.503.750.75.33373.9 %  4.505.22  
2011Scorpions (R)000101.25.400.000.00.400100.0 %  0.003.11  
2011Marlins (AA)41221025.210.173.860.35.35273.0 %  3.162.84  
2011Marlins (AAA)13224030.27.924.990.88.34457.7 %  7.044.96  
2012Marlins (AAA)13242051.28.362.790.35.31573.5 %  3.143.24  
2012Marlins10022019.03.795.210.95.25492.2 %44.6 %8.7 %1.895.676.08-0.4
2013Marlins (AAA)42118025.09.003.960.36.26576.9 %  1.803.41  
2013Marlins24047040.28.413.540.22.32870.9 %48.7 %2.7 %3.762.683.600.6
2014Marlins (R)000111.09.009.000.00.000100.0 %  0.004.51  
2014Marlins (A+)000336.012.000.000.00.214100.0 %  0.000.72  
2014Marlins (AAA)000608.010.137.880.00.28669.2 %  3.384.08  
2014Marlins02047040.18.483.790.67.33988.2 %48.8 %7.7 %1.343.483.710.1
2015White Sox (AAA)000306.07.501.500.00.31671.4 %  3.001.99  
2015White Sox23053056.17.353.830.48.30468.2 %65.1 %9.4 %3.993.473.620.5
2016White Sox43164060.26.824.150.15.30980.8 %53.9 %2.5 %2.083.384.260.9
2017Depth Charts32355055.07.493.910.85.31475.0 %  3.784.09 0.4
2017Steamer33155055.07.304.060.91.30572.9 %51.5 % 4.114.294.410.2
2017ZiPS32158057.37.693.770.78.31677.0 %  3.453.88 0.5
Total- - -91212330217.07.303.980.41.31178.4 %54.0 %5.8 %2.743.494.031.7

SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2008Marlins (A-)143.531313000  58.2267793123218014062
2009Marlins (A)122.74340000  49.1206422115121308054
2009Marlins (A+)000.0080006  11.24250004001013
2009Marlins (AA)000.0030000  1.282000100002
2010Marlins (AA)422.56370000  52.2223491815026109044
2011Saguaros (R)004.5080000  12.053136615013010
2011Scorpions (R)000.0010000  1.262000000001
2011Marlins (AA)413.16210002  25.211226119111006029
2011Marlins (AAA)137.04240002  30.2137342424317201027
2012Marlins (AAA)133.14420002  51.2212481918216006048
2012Marlins101.892200002019.086185421112008
2013Marlins (AAA)421.80180001  25.01051985111103025
2013Marlins243.764700001240.2171391717116203038
2014Marlins (R)000.0011000  1.050000100001
2014Marlins (A+)000.0033000  6.0223000000108
2014Marlins (AAA)003.3860000  8.0376430700009
2014Marlins021.344700003240.118245116317102038
2015White Sox (AAA)003.0030000  6.0256220100205
2015White Sox233.995300004056.1244552825324604046
2016White Sox432.0864000110260.2259571814128034046
2017Depth Charts323.78550  314 55.0 552523524 1  46
2017Steamer334.1155000115 55.0241562725625 2  45
2017ZiPS323.45580  1  57.3 572422524214049
Total- - -9122.742330001206217.094221479661096105130176

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2008Marlins (A-)9.512.763.440.3123.2 %6.7 %16.5 %.3191.65.41970.4 %  2.92
2009Marlins (A)9.853.832.570.1826.2 %10.2 %16.0 %.2271.28.31568.2 %  2.83
2009Marlins (A+)10.033.093.250.0031.0 %9.5 %21.4 %.1320.77.200100.0 %  1.98
2009Marlins (AA)10.805.402.000.0025.0 %12.5 %12.5 %.2861.80.400100.0 %  2.49
2010Marlins (AA)7.524.441.690.0019.7 %11.7 %8.1 %.2491.42.32076.0 %  3.18
2011Saguaros (R)7.503.752.000.7518.9 %9.4 %9.4 %.2771.50.33373.9 %  5.22
2011Scorpions (R)5.400.001.000.0016.7 %0.0 %16.7 %.3331.20.400100.0 %  3.11
2011Marlins (AA)10.173.862.640.3525.9 %9.8 %16.1 %.2571.44.35273.0 %  2.84
2011Marlins (AAA)7.924.991.590.8819.7 %12.4 %7.3 %.2831.66.34457.7 %  4.96
2012Marlins (AAA)8.362.793.000.3522.6 %7.6 %15.1 %.2451.24.31573.5 %  3.24
2012Marlins3.795.210.730.959.3 %12.8 %-3.5 %.2471.53.25492.2 %491495.67
2012Average7.563.052.481.0219.8 %8.0 %11.8 %.2501.31.29372.5 %  4.12
2013Marlins (AAA)9.003.962.270.3623.8 %10.5 %13.3 %.2021.20.26576.9 %  3.41
2013Marlins8.413.542.380.2222.2 %9.4 %12.9 %.2521.35.32870.9 %102732.68
2013Average7.573.022.510.9619.9 %7.9 %11.9 %.2501.30.29473.5 %  4.02
2014Marlins (R)9.009.001.000.0020.0 %20.0 %0.0 %.0001.00.000100.0 %  4.51
2014Marlins (A+)12.000.008.000.0036.4 %0.0 %36.4 %.1360.50.214100.0 %  0.72
2014Marlins (AAA)10.137.881.290.0024.3 %18.9 %5.4 %.2001.63.28669.2 %  4.08
2014Marlins8.483.792.240.6720.9 %9.3 %11.5 %.2731.54.33988.2 %37973.48
2014Average7.732.892.670.8620.4 %7.6 %12.7 %.2471.28.29573.0 %  3.81
2015White Sox (AAA)7.501.505.000.0020.0 %4.0 %16.0 %.2501.17.31671.4 %  1.99
2015White Sox7.353.831.920.4818.9 %9.8 %9.0 %.2501.40.30468.2 %99843.47
2015Average7.762.922.661.0220.4 %7.7 %12.7 %.2511.29.29672.9 %  4.03
2016White Sox6.824.151.640.1517.8 %10.8 %6.9 %.2501.40.30980.8 %49773.38
2016Average8.103.142.581.1721.1 %8.2 %12.9 %.2521.32.29872.9 %  4.24
2017Depth Charts7.493.911.910.85   .2621.44.31475.0 %  4.09
2017Steamer7.304.061.800.9118.5 %10.3 %8.2 %.2601.46.30572.9 %  4.29
2017ZiPS7.693.772.040.78   .2611.41.31677.0 %  3.88
Total- - -7.303.981.830.4118.7 %10.2 %8.5 %.2541.43.31178.4 %70883.49

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2012Marlins1.2620.0 %44.6 %35.4 %0.0 %8.7 %6.9 %0.0 %36.9 %35.4 %27.7 %6.2 %61.5 %32.3 %5.731556.08
2013Marlins1.5419.7 %48.7 %31.6 %8.1 %2.7 %3.5 %0.0 %35.9 %39.3 %24.8 %17.1 %44.4 %38.5 %3.39963.60
2014Marlins1.5419.5 %48.8 %31.7 %2.6 %7.7 %15.0 %0.0 %36.5 %42.1 %21.4 %17.5 %52.4 %30.2 %3.511003.71
2015White Sox3.4416.0 %65.1 %18.9 %15.6 %9.4 %8.2 %20.0 %34.5 %35.1 %30.5 %25.9 %53.4 %20.7 %3.43893.62
2016White Sox2.4323.9 %53.9 %22.2 %17.5 %2.5 %6.2 %0.0 %40.1 %34.1 %25.8 %29.1 %45.6 %25.3 %4.281004.26
Total- - -2.0619.9 %54.0 %26.1 %9.4 %5.8 %7.9 %10.0 %36.9 %36.9 %26.2 %21.7 %50.3 %28.0 %3.901014.03

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2012Marlins292313020011151186337
2013Marlins57372332006269408677
2014Marlins603924193015288426714
2015White Sox1103227595122362577939
2016White Sox9740437620414066211027
Total- - -353171130162810195147622183694

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2012Marlins0.22-0.390.60-0.91-0.090.360.430.650.80180.060.5411
2013Marlins-0.29-2.522.230.630.050.860.931.071.16410.05-0.3889
2014Marlins-1.34-3.261.92-3.82-0.420.730.750.800.9235-0.21-1.6338
2015White Sox-0.15-2.982.83-2.68-0.250.730.760.870.90360.11-0.3168
2016White Sox0.79-3.724.519.360.940.890.941.091.17490.570.32119
Total- - --0.77-12.8712.092.580.230.760.810.941.021790.57-1.592935

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2012Marlins64.0% (90.3)33.9% (80.6)  2.1% (82.1)  1.2%
2013Marlins61.1% (92.0)38.4% (82.6)  0.4% (84.3)  1.2%
2014Marlins57.2% (92.5)42.8% (83.4)     0.6%
2015White Sox58.8% (92.4)41.2% (84.2)     2.8%
2016White Sox61.8% (90.8)38.1% (83.1)  0.1% (82.0)   
Total- - -60.2% (91.7)39.5% (83.2)  0.3% (82.7)  1.1%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2012Marlins63.7 %     34.2 %   2.1 %   
2013Marlins60.4 %0.9 %    38.4 %   0.3 %   
2014Marlins54.7 %2.6 %    42.8 %       
2015White Sox50.4 %8.2 %    41.3 %       
2016White Sox42.5 %19.5 %    38.1 %       
Total- - -52.0 %8.2 %    39.5 %   0.3 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2012Marlins90.3     80.5   82.0  
2013Marlins92.092.0    82.5   83.5  
2014Marlins92.592.4    83.4      
2015White Sox92.492.3    84.1      
2016White Sox90.990.7    83.1      
Total- - -91.791.2    83.1   82.3  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2012Marlins-0.3-0.8  -0.1  -0.12-0.73  -0.81  
2013Marlins2.8-1.2  -0.1  0.69-0.48  -2.46  
2014Marlins-4.81.7     -1.190.54     
2015White Sox1.71.1     0.320.29     
2016White Sox1.94.1  0.0  0.301.04  -3.69  
Total- - -1.34.7  -0.2  0.060.33  -1.52  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2012Marlins0.2     -0.9   -0.1  
2013Marlins3.1-0.2    -1.3   0.0  
2014Marlins-4.0-0.4    2.3      
2015White Sox0.72.7    0.9      
2016White Sox6.0-3.9    4.2      
Total- - -6.0-1.8    5.2   -0.1  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2012Marlins0.07     -0.78   -0.80  
2013Marlins0.78-3.25    -0.49   -1.43  
2014Marlins-1.03-1.98    0.76      
2015White Sox0.153.54    0.24      
2016White Sox1.37-1.96    1.07      
Total- - -0.32-0.61    0.36   -0.94  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2012Marlins20.7 %67.8 %41.7 %68.4 %90.1 %84.2 %44.7 %47.7 %6.5 %
2012Average30.3 %64.7 %45.6 %66.8 %87.2 %79.6 %44.4 %59.8 %9.2 %
2013Marlins26.0 %65.4 %42.5 %57.4 %88.0 %77.1 %41.9 %53.8 %9.6 %
2013Average30.4 %65.5 %45.9 %66.5 %87.0 %79.4 %44.2 %60.2 %9.4 %
2014Marlins32.2 %65.1 %44.8 %53.9 %88.7 %73.3 %38.3 %52.2 %11.9 %
2014Average30.7 %65.7 %46.2 %65.7 %87.3 %79.3 %44.3 %60.6 %9.5 %
2015White Sox27.3 %65.6 %44.1 %57.9 %90.9 %79.4 %43.9 %57.4 %8.8 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
2016White Sox30.3 %63.3 %44.4 %62.4 %92.8 %80.9 %42.8 %53.7 %8.5 %
2016Average30.3 %66.7 %46.5 %63.9 %86.3 %78.2 %44.6 %60.3 %10.1 %
Total- - -28.3 %65.0 %43.8 %58.9 %90.4 %78.6 %42.2 %53.8 %9.3 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2012Marlins20.4 %64.6 %41.7 %60.0 %92.3 %84.2 %48.4 %22.6
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Marlins27.9 %61.1 %42.5 %58.1 %88.8 %77.5 %43.8 %23.6
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014Marlins34.3 %58.4 %44.9 %52.9 %89.4 %73.7 %43.8 %25.4
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
2015White Sox29.8 %62.0 %44.1 %60.3 %90.8 %79.4 %44.4 %25.5
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
2016White Sox29.7 %61.7 %44.4 %62.4 %91.8 %81.1 %46.0 %27.2
2016Average30.6 %63.9 %46.5 %62.1 %86.5 %78.1 %47.8 %22.7
Total- - -29.5 %61.3 %43.8 %58.8 %90.7 %78.8 %45.0 %25.3

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2012MarlinsP22019.0220001100 1   1.000 
2013MarlinsP47040.2360000000 6   1.000 
2014MarlinsP47040.1181100000 4   .900 
2015White SoxP53056.1592021100 1   .875 
2016White SoxP64060.2291100000 1   .917 
Total- - -P2330217.013344222200 13   .922 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2012MarlinsP19.00  000              
2013MarlinsP40.2-1  021              
2014MarlinsP40.10  0-2-2              
2015White SoxP56.10  0-1-1              
2016White SoxP60.20  011              
Total- - -P217.0-1  00-1              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012MarlinsP19.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)
2013MarlinsP40.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (4)100.0%      (3)
2014MarlinsP40.10.0%      (0)33.3%      (3)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)85.7%      (7)
2015White SoxP56.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (1)50.0%      (4)100.0%      (9)
2016White SoxP60.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (7)
Total- - -P217.00.0%      (0)14.3%      (7)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (1)77.8%      (9)96.3%    (27)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2012Marlins0.40.20.50.7-3.4-0.4($2.3) 
2013Marlins0.2-0.40.0-0.45.40.6$4.4 
2014Marlins0.7-0.41.10.70.60.1$0.5 
2015White Sox0.1-0.2-0.3-0.45.00.5$4.2 
2016White Sox1.5-0.20.80.68.60.9$7.0 
Total- - -2.9-1.02.11.216.11.7$13.8 

  • $1.4m / 1 Years (2017) (Edit)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox on 1/12/2017 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2017: $1.4M
    • Originally Reported By: Jon Heyman
    • Source: twitter.com
    • Submitted by Sam Bauman
  • $0.8m / 1 Years (2016) (Edit)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox on 1/14/2016 (Free Agent)
    • 2016: $0.8M
    • Originally Reported By: Jon Heyman
    • Source: twitter.com
    • Submitted by Sam Bauman
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2014) (Edit)
    • signed by Miami Marlins on 1/1/2014 (League Minimum)
    • 2014: $0.5M
    • Submitted by matthewyaspan
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  • 2008 June Amateur Draft - Round: 9, Pick: 6, Overall: 268
    • Team: Florida Marlins
    • School: Nebraska Lincoln