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Bryan Shaw
Birthdate: 11/8/1987 (29 y, 4 m, 21 d)     Bats/Throws: B/R     Height/Weight: 6-1/220     Position: P
Drafted: 2008 June Amateur Draft - Round: 2, Pick: 27, Overall: 73, Team: Arizona Diamondbacks
Contract: $4.6M / 1 Years (2017)
RotoWire News: Shaw retired two hitters, one via strikeout, in Thursday's exhibition contest against the Rockies. (3/24/2017)
Profiles:  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: When the Indians shipped off Shin-Soo Choo, the prize of the return package was a young right-handed pitcher, but a slightly older RHP came along for the ride, and Bryan Shaw has proven to be more than just a throw-in for the Indians. Shaw's peripherals never seem to match his results (he has a 3.63 xFIP and 3.00 ERA over his four years with Cleveland and has never posted an ERA higher than his xFIP), but the results have been good, all the same. He leads MLB relievers in appearances over the last four years, with 299, and his 282 innings pitched ranks third. He is tied for fifth in holds, with 84. He's done it with limited strikeouts (125th of 222 in strikeout rate), middling control (114th in walk rate with the 14th most walks). He's limited hard contact (tied for eighth in Hard%), but still has a 10.4% home run-to-fly ball rate. So what gives? Honestly, I am not sure. I would expect more of the same though - not enough K's or saves to be a fantasy stud, but enough holds to matter in leagues where those count. And a near-league-leading number of appearances. (Chad Young)

The Quick Opinion: Bryan Shaw may be the third wheel in Cody Allen and Andrew Miller's lock-down back end, but he's a workhorse who should own the 7th or 8th (whichever Miller isn't using on any given night) for the Indians.

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SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2008Diamondbacks (R)01210017.18.833.631.04.38649.7 %  6.755.65  
2008Diamondbacks (A)01011022.16.452.420.00.26952.0 %  4.032.79  
2009Diamondbacks (A+)3703019107.17.973.350.59.28959.8 %  4.704.27  
2010Scorpions (R)0129010.15.231.741.74.33390.2 %  3.486.21  
2010Diamondbacks (AA)4923313101.16.663.820.36.31165.6 %  4.263.97  
2011Diamondbacks (AA)31715020.26.533.480.44.23383.3 %  0.873.65  
2011Diamondbacks (AAA)10916017.27.642.042.04.22276.4 %  4.586.05  
2011Diamondbacks10033028.17.622.540.64.33384.2 %60.0 %13.3 %2.543.523.270.2
2011Diamondbacks000404.06.752.250.00.000100.0 %55.6 %0.0 %0.002.282.90 
2012Diamondbacks (AAA)002808.011.252.250.00.31675.0 %  2.251.92  
2012Diamondbacks16264059.16.223.640.61.30970.9 %56.4 %9.8 %3.493.904.040.1
2013Indians73170075.08.763.360.48.27170.6 %42.5 %6.1 %3.243.073.581.0
2013Indians000101.210.800.000.00.333100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.000.651.47 
2014Indians55280076.17.552.590.71.25177.0 %45.8 %7.8 %2.593.423.650.5
2015Indians33274064.07.592.671.13.27981.1 %45.8 %13.8 %2.954.013.720.2
2016Indians25175066.29.323.781.08.28480.0 %53.7 %16.7 %3.243.943.580.4
2016Indians21011010.110.454.350.87.39468.2 %61.8 %12.5 %4.353.533.57 
2017Depth Charts33255055.08.623.271.02.31075.3 %  3.683.87 0.4
2017Steamer33255055.08.373.350.94.29873.5 %47.5 % 3.763.864.040.3
2017ZiPS43174065.08.863.181.11.31277.2 %  3.603.89 0.4
Total- - -192283960369.27.913.140.78.28276.4 %49.5 %10.5 %3.043.633.672.4
Postseason- - -21016016.09.563.380.56.31171.4 %56.5 %9.1 %2.812.923.18 

SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2008Diamondbacks (R)016.75100002  17.18724191327044017
2008Diamondbacks (A)014.03110000  22.19018121006011016
2009Diamondbacks (A+)374.703019000  107.146196655674011111095
2010Scorpions (R)013.4890002  10.14313442200106
2010Diamondbacks (AA)494.263313002  101.1447102574844331011075
2011Diamondbacks (AA)310.87150007  20.284155218000015
2011Diamondbacks (AAA)104.58160009  17.270149944022015
2011Diamondbacks102.543300009028.1122309828141024
2011Diamondbacks000.0040000104.0130000100003
2012Diamondbacks (AAA)002.2580002  8.03162202001010
2012Diamondbacks163.4964000210259.1252602923424324141
2013Indians733.2470000112475.0316603127428245073
2013Indians000.0010000001.251000000002
2014Indians552.5980000224776.1313612622622424164
2015Indians332.9574000223464.0265592421819113054
2016Indians253.2475000125366.2275562624828312069
2016Indians214.351100004010.151147515301012
2017Depth Charts333.68550  215 55.0 522422620 1  53
2017Steamer333.7655000215 55.0234522523620 2  51
2017ZiPS433.60740  1  65.0 622826823313064
Total- - -19223.04396000810320369.21543326145125321291414192325
Postseason- - -212.811600005016.069157516301017

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2008Diamondbacks (R)8.833.632.431.0419.5 %8.1 %11.5 %.3161.79.38649.7 %  5.65
2008Diamondbacks (A)6.452.422.670.0017.8 %6.7 %11.1 %.2171.07.26952.0 %  2.79
2009Diamondbacks (A+)7.973.352.380.5920.6 %8.7 %11.9 %.2341.27.28959.8 %  4.27
2010Scorpions (R)5.231.743.001.7414.0 %4.7 %9.3 %.3171.45.33390.2 %  6.21
2010Diamondbacks (AA)6.663.821.740.3616.8 %9.6 %7.2 %.2591.43.31165.6 %  3.97
2011Diamondbacks (AA)6.533.481.880.4417.9 %9.5 %8.3 %.1971.11.23383.3 %  3.65
2011Diamondbacks (AAA)7.642.043.752.0421.4 %5.7 %15.7 %.2191.02.22276.4 %  6.05
2011Diamondbacks7.622.543.000.6419.7 %6.6 %13.1 %.2731.34.33384.2 %64913.52
2011Diamondbacks6.752.253.000.0023.1 %7.7 %15.4 %.0000.25.000100.0 %0582.28
2011Average7.133.112.300.9418.6 %8.1 %10.5 %.2511.32.29172.5 %  4.12
2012Diamondbacks (AAA)11.252.255.000.0032.3 %6.5 %25.8 %.2071.00.31675.0 %  1.92
2012Diamondbacks6.223.641.710.6116.3 %9.5 %6.7 %.2651.42.30970.9 %85993.90
2012Average7.563.052.481.0219.8 %8.0 %11.8 %.2501.31.29372.5 %  4.12
2013Indians8.763.362.610.4823.1 %8.9 %14.2 %.2111.17.27170.6 %82783.07
2013Indians10.800.002.000.0040.0 %0.0 %40.0 %.2000.60.333100.0 %0170.65
2013Average7.573.022.510.9619.9 %7.9 %11.9 %.2501.30.29473.5 %  4.02
2014Indians7.552.592.910.7120.5 %7.0 %13.4 %.2111.09.25177.0 %67903.42
2014Average7.732.892.670.8620.4 %7.6 %12.7 %.2471.28.29573.0 %  3.81
2015Indians7.592.672.841.1320.4 %7.2 %13.2 %.2411.22.27981.1 %72994.01
2015Average7.762.922.661.0220.4 %7.7 %12.7 %.2511.29.29672.9 %  4.03
2016Indians9.323.782.461.0825.1 %10.2 %14.9 %.2281.26.28480.0 %76923.94
2016Indians10.454.352.400.8723.5 %9.8 %13.7 %.3041.84.39468.2 %102833.53
2016Average8.103.142.581.1721.1 %8.2 %12.9 %.2521.32.29872.9 %  4.24
2017Depth Charts8.623.272.641.02   .2521.31.31075.3 %  3.87
2017Steamer8.373.352.500.9421.8 %8.7 %13.1 %.2451.32.29873.5 %  3.86
2017ZiPS8.863.182.781.11   .2531.31.31277.2 %  3.89
Total- - -7.913.142.520.7821.1 %8.4 %12.7 %.2331.23.28276.4 %75913.63
Postseason- - -9.563.382.830.5624.6 %8.7 %15.9 %.2381.31.31171.4 %66702.92

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2011Diamondbacks3.4022.4 %60.0 %17.6 %20.0 %13.3 %3.9 %0.0 %32.6 %33.7 %33.7 %32.6 %51.2 %16.3 %2.67853.27
2011Diamondbacks2.5022.2 %55.6 %22.2 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      2.68752.90
2012Diamondbacks2.4921.0 %56.4 %22.7 %4.9 %9.8 %4.9 %25.0 %31.9 %36.8 %31.4 %17.8 %53.0 %29.2 %3.901034.04
2013Indians1.2924.5 %42.5 %33.0 %10.6 %6.1 %11.8 %63.6 %37.4 %31.8 %30.8 %19.4 %55.9 %24.6 %3.31903.58
2013Indians0.0066.7 %0.0 %33.3 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      1.09371.47
2014Indians1.2718.2 %45.8 %36.0 %5.2 %7.8 %9.2 %36.4 %30.2 %39.1 %30.7 %22.2 %54.7 %23.1 %3.36963.65
2015Indians1.5023.7 %45.8 %30.5 %10.3 %13.8 %8.0 %0.0 %33.5 %35.6 %30.9 %18.8 %61.3 %19.9 %3.54923.72
2016Indians1.9618.9 %53.7 %27.4 %8.3 %16.7 %8.5 %0.0 %33.3 %36.7 %29.9 %21.5 %58.2 %20.3 %3.52843.58
2016Indians2.6314.7 %61.8 %23.5 %25.0 %12.5 %4.8 %0.0 %      3.40843.57
Total- - -1.7021.3 %49.5 %29.2 %8.5 %10.5 %7.9 %40.0 %33.2 %35.8 %31.0 %21.0 %56.1 %22.9 %3.47923.67
Postseason- - -2.3619.6 %56.5 %23.9 %27.3 %9.1 %3.8 %0.0 %      3.11773.18

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2011Diamondbacks511519321015174317491
2011Diamondbacks52210003163147
2012Diamondbacks1024138254129341606947
2013Indians856649710117524487871235
2013Indians0120000081422
2014Indians98773949114464418061247
2015Indians8758456710343686761044
2016Indians9448334820314387201158
2016Indians21852100289116205
Total- - -51730522326413012207221039126122
Postseason- - -2611931005113161274

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2011Diamondbacks0.57-1.361.925.250.580.820.810.731.15250.000.7061
2011Diamondbacks0.160.000.162.460.260.590.590.900.2330.250.0210
2012Diamondbacks-0.53-4.554.014.590.410.910.930.920.99450.15-0.7499
2013Indians1.36-4.435.797.520.811.031.061.101.02590.820.502312
2013Indians0.04-0.010.050.600.060.370.370.600.5210.090.0100
2014Indians0.37-7.627.996.210.701.461.451.411.71640.89-0.643017
2015Indians-0.58-6.405.820.670.071.281.311.311.22550.39-0.841712
2016Indians1.04-5.936.987.950.791.421.401.311.50660.81-0.083012
2016Indians-0.17-1.321.15-3.22-0.341.451.451.191.3010-0.110.0022
Total- - -2.23-30.2932.5232.193.361.191.201.181.303143.07-1.2011563
Postseason- - -0.03-1.341.37-0.16-0.021.211.211.081.01140.23-0.2132

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2011Diamondbacks6.4% (91.3)7.2% (81.6)80.1% (93.1)6.4% (79.1)   0.8%
2012Diamondbacks1.8% (90.3)13.4% (80.7)81.1% (92.6)1.5% (77.8)2.2% (83.8)  1.2%
2013Indians2.6% (90.9)20.7% (80.8)73.5% (93.2)0.7% (79.3)2.4% (83.0)  0.6%
2014Indians0.2% (91.0)27.3% (81.0)71.3% (92.7)0.1% (80.0)1.1% (85.6)  1.1%
2015Indians 20.7% (80.3)79.0% (92.0)  0.3% (85.0) 0.5%
2016Indians 18.2% (81.5)81.5% (93.5)  0.3% (82.7) 0.6%
Total- - -1.4% (90.9)19.3% (80.9)77.2% (92.8)0.9% (78.9)1.1% (83.8)0.1% (83.8) 0.8%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2011Diamondbacks71.3 %5.3 %    11.7 %11.5 %  0.2 %   
2012Diamondbacks2.1 % 80.9 %   12.1 %4.9 %      
2013Indians2.5 % 73.7 %   18.6 %2.8 %  2.4 %   
2014Indians0.5 % 71.4 %   27.0 %0.4 %  0.7 %   
2015Indians0.1 % 79.0 %   20.5 %   0.4 %   
2016Indians  81.4 %   18.3 %   0.4 %   
Total- - -6.7 %0.4 %70.8 %   19.0 %2.3 %  0.8 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2011Diamondbacks93.293.0    87.082.1  89.1  
2012Diamondbacks90.0 92.5   81.479.4     
2013Indians90.8 93.1   80.780.1  82.8  
2014Indians88.7 92.6   81.079.2  84.3  
2015Indians86.1 91.9   80.3   82.9  
2016Indians  93.4   81.4   82.6  
Total- - -92.893.092.7   81.280.6  83.2  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2011Diamondbacks-0.6-1.21.60.6   -1.81-3.360.421.87   
2012Diamondbacks-0.5-0.1-1.11.2-0.1  -3.11-0.11-0.158.58-0.36  
2013Indians0.49.23.5-0.1-4.4  1.313.630.39-0.86-14.56  
2014Indians0.15.71.90.0-0.1  3.281.690.22-2.56-0.39  
2015Indians -2.25.8  -0.6  -1.020.71  -19.03 
2016Indians -1.98.7  -0.4  -0.880.93  -12.50 
Total- - --0.69.620.41.7-4.5-0.9 -0.690.810.433.05-6.92-15.76 

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2011Diamondbacks0.90.4    -1.91.1  0.0  
2012Diamondbacks-0.5 0.6   -0.71.3     
2013Indians-0.1 7.0   7.21.8  -3.6  
2014Indians0.4 2.5   5.50.3  -0.5  
2015Indians0.0 6.2   -2.2   -0.4  
2016Indians  9.0   -1.9   -0.4  
Total- - -0.70.425.2   5.94.6  -5.0  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2011Diamondbacks0.271.44    -3.372.05  -2.62  
2012Diamondbacks-2.56 0.08   -0.652.75     
2013Indians-0.39 0.77   3.145.41  -12.16  
2014Indians7.06 0.28   1.656.78  -5.51  
2015Indians-1.59 0.75   -1.04   -10.22  
2016Indians  0.98   -0.90   -10.03  
Total- - -0.181.440.59   0.513.26  -10.38  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2011Diamondbacks29.2 %72.6 %50.3 %65.8 %85.5 %79.6 %48.7 %56.6 %10.2 %
2011Average29.9 %65.0 %45.6 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %44.6 %59.4 %8.8 %
2012Diamondbacks29.2 %67.2 %48.3 %69.9 %88.0 %82.5 %50.2 %57.5 %8.3 %
2012Average30.3 %64.7 %45.6 %66.8 %87.2 %79.6 %44.4 %59.8 %9.2 %
2013Indians30.1 %68.5 %47.4 %59.9 %86.3 %77.2 %45.2 %56.7 %10.8 %
2013Average30.4 %65.5 %45.9 %66.5 %87.0 %79.4 %44.2 %60.2 %9.4 %
2014Indians30.2 %69.7 %48.7 %62.6 %84.3 %77.2 %46.8 %59.1 %11.0 %
2014Average30.7 %65.7 %46.2 %65.7 %87.3 %79.3 %44.3 %60.6 %9.5 %
2015Indians28.0 %69.8 %48.4 %65.1 %83.1 %77.7 %48.8 %61.5 %10.7 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
2016Indians28.5 %71.2 %47.3 %58.2 %83.1 %74.6 %44.0 %53.1 %11.9 %
2016Average30.3 %66.7 %46.5 %63.9 %86.3 %78.2 %44.6 %60.3 %10.1 %
Total- - -29.3 %69.6 %48.2 %62.9 %84.9 %77.8 %47.0 %57.5 %10.6 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2011Diamondbacks29.3 %68.3 %50.3 %68.2 %83.8 %79.6 %53.8 %21.1
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012Diamondbacks27.9 %65.9 %48.3 %67.8 %87.6 %82.3 %53.6 %24.3
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Indians30.4 %63.4 %47.4 %58.9 %85.6 %77.3 %51.7 %22.3
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014Indians31.2 %65.9 %48.9 %61.5 %84.3 %77.2 %51.2 %24.1
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
2015Indians27.1 %65.5 %48.4 %58.4 %83.9 %77.5 %55.5 %23.6
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
2016Indians28.2 %67.2 %47.6 %53.8 %83.9 %75.0 %49.8 %24.8
2016Average30.6 %63.9 %46.5 %62.1 %86.5 %78.1 %47.8 %22.7
Total- - -29.1 %65.8 %48.3 %60.4 %84.9 %77.9 %52.4 %23.6

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2011DiamondbacksP33028.1571010000 1   .923 
2012DiamondbacksP64059.1291011100 3   .917 
2013IndiansP70075.0452110000 4   .818 
2014IndiansP80076.11100000000 11   1.000 
2015IndiansP74064.0750000000 5   1.000 
2016IndiansP75066.2660001001 5   1.000 
Total- - -P3960369.225424132101 29   .944 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2011DiamondbacksP28.11  001              
2012DiamondbacksP59.11  011              
2013IndiansP75.00  0-1-2              
2014IndiansP76.1-1  0-1-1              
2015IndiansP64.00  000              
2016IndiansP66.20  0-2-2              
Total- - -P369.21  0-3-3              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012DiamondbacksP59.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)66.7%      (3)85.7%      (7)
2013IndiansP75.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)0.0%     (1)0.0%      (0)66.7%      (6)
2014IndiansP76.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (2)0.0%      (0)100.0%    (10)
2015IndiansP64.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)100.0%      (1)100.0%     (2)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (3)
2016IndiansP66.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (5)
Total- - -P369.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (3)66.7%      (3)40.0%     (5)75.0%      (4)90.3%    (31)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2011Diamondbacks0.5-0.30.60.31.50.2$1.2 
2012Diamondbacks0.1-0.20.20.00.90.1$0.6 
2013Indians0.70.4-0.7-0.39.31.0$7.4 
2014Indians1.50.70.20.95.00.5$4.1 
2015Indians1.10.20.70.92.10.2$1.8 
2016Indians1.10.20.50.74.10.4$3.3 
Total- - -5.01.01.62.622.82.4$18.4 

  • $4.6m / 1 Years (2017) (Edit)
    • signed by Cleveland Indians on 1/13/2017 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2017: $4.6M
    • Source: twitter.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
  • $2.8m / 1 Years (2016) (Edit)
    • signed by Cleveland Indians on 1/14/2016 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2016: $2.8M
    • Originally Reported By: Ken Rosenthal
    • Source: twitter.com, Hat Tip: cleveland.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
  • $1.6m / 1 Years (2015) (Edit)
    • signed by Cleveland Indians on 1/16/2015 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2015: $1.6M
    • Agent / Agency: Rowley Sports Management
    • Originally Reported By: Jordan Bastian
    • Source: twitter.com
    • Submitted by matthewyaspan
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2014) (Edit)
    • signed by Cleveland Indians on 3/3/2014 (League Minimum)
    • 2014: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2013) (Edit)
    • signed by Cleveland Indians on 3/11/2013 (League Minimum)
    • 2013: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2012) (Edit)
    • signed by Arizona Diamondbacks on 3/3/2012 (League Minimum)
    • 2012: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
  • $0.4m / 1 Years (2011) (Edit)
    • signed by Arizona Diamondbacks (League Minimum)
    • 2011: $0.4M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
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  • 2008 June Amateur Draft - Round: 2, Pick: 27, Overall: 73
    • Team: Arizona Diamondbacks
    • School: Cal State Long Beach