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Jeff Niemann
Birthdate: 2/28/1983 (31 y, 9 m)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-9/285     Position: P
Drafted: 2004 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 4, Overall: 4, Team: Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Contract: $3M / 1 Years (2013)
RotoWire News: Niemann (shoulder) remains confident he will make a return at some point during the 2014 season, MLB.com reports. (2/18/2014)
Injury: Shoulder, Day-to-Day



SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2006Devil Rays (AA)550141477.19.783.380.70.25881.3 %  2.683.18  
2007Devil Rays (AAA)12602525131.08.453.160.89.33771.9 %  3.983.82  
2008Rays (AAA)9502424133.08.663.381.02.24671.1 %  3.594.10  
2008Rays2205216.07.884.501.69.30065.8 %42.9 %14.3 %5.065.514.80-0.1
2009Rays13603130180.26.232.940.85.30173.7 %40.5 %7.6 %3.944.074.462.9
2010Rays12803029174.16.763.151.29.26373.4 %44.4 %12.2 %4.394.614.181.0
2010Rays000103.012.003.000.00.250100.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.001.412.23 
2011Rays (A+)000114.04.500.000.00.100100.0 %  0.002.39  
2011Rays (AAA)110229.17.712.890.00.33369.2 %  3.862.49  
2011Rays11702323135.16.982.461.20.27873.1 %46.0 %12.6 %4.064.133.731.5
2012Rays (A+)000226.09.004.500.00.45061.5 %  6.003.39  
2012Rays (AAA)000228.14.322.161.08.45768.2 %  7.564.48  
2012Rays2308838.08.052.840.47.26465.5 %51.4 %6.3 %3.083.093.650.8
Total- - -402609792544.16.762.931.07.28172.7 %43.9 %10.4 %4.084.234.146.2
Postseason- - -000103.012.003.000.00.250100.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.001.412.23 

SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2006Devil Rays (AA)552.681414000  77.1320562423629073084
2007Devil Rays (AAA)1263.982525000  131.0580144695813461980123
2008Rays (AAA)953.592424310  133.0547101605315500520128
2008Rays225.06520000016.0761812938010014
2009Rays1363.94313022000180.2769185847917591960125
2010Rays1284.39302911000174.1733159868525616740131
2010Rays000.0010000 03.091000100004
2011Rays (A+)000.0011000  4.0121000000002
2011Rays (AAA)113.8622000  9.14110440300208
2011Rays1174.06232310000135.1572131656118371570105
2012Rays (A+)006.0022000  6.0309540301006
2012Rays (AAA)007.5622000  8.14217771200004
2012Rays233.08880000038.0156301713212022034
Total- - -40264.08979243000544.1230652326424765177824190409
Postseason- - -000.0010000 03.091000100004

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2006Devil Rays (AA)9.783.382.900.7026.3 %9.1 %17.2 %.1971.10.25881.3 %  3.18
2007Devil Rays (AAA)8.453.162.670.8921.2 %7.9 %13.3 %.2741.45.33771.9 %  3.82
2008Rays (AAA)8.663.382.561.0223.4 %9.1 %14.3 %.2051.14.24671.1 %  4.10
2008Rays7.884.501.751.6918.4 %10.5 %7.9 %.2691.63.30065.8 %1201315.51
2008Average6.833.392.011.0117.5 %8.7 %8.8 %.2591.39.29671.4 %  4.39
2009Rays6.232.942.120.8516.3 %7.7 %8.6 %.2641.35.30173.7 %92974.07
2009Average6.993.462.021.0518.0 %8.9 %9.1 %.2581.39.29571.9 %  4.42
2010Rays6.763.152.151.2917.9 %8.3 %9.5 %.2391.26.26373.4 %1111164.61
2010Rays12.003.004.000.0044.4 %11.1 %33.3 %.1250.67.250100.0 %0351.41
2010Average7.133.282.170.9618.5 %8.5 %10.0 %.2531.35.29372.2 %  4.20
2011Rays (A+)4.500.002.000.0016.7 %0.0 %16.7 %.0830.25.100100.0 %  2.39
2011Rays (AAA)7.712.892.670.0019.5 %7.3 %12.2 %.2631.39.33369.2 %  2.49
2011Rays6.982.462.841.2018.4 %6.5 %11.9 %.2471.24.27873.1 %1041074.13
2011Average7.133.112.300.9418.6 %8.1 %10.5 %.2511.32.29172.5 %  4.12
2012Rays (A+)9.004.502.000.0020.0 %10.0 %10.0 %.3462.00.45061.5 %  3.39
2012Rays (AAA)4.322.162.001.089.5 %4.8 %4.8 %.4252.28.45768.2 %  4.48
2012Rays8.052.842.830.4721.8 %7.7 %14.1 %.2111.11.26465.5 %79793.09
2012Average7.563.052.481.0219.8 %8.0 %11.8 %.2501.31.29372.5 %  4.12
Total- - -6.762.932.311.0717.7 %7.7 %10.1 %.2481.29.28172.7 %1011054.23
Postseason- - -12.003.004.000.0044.4 %11.1 %33.3 %.1250.67.250100.0 %0351.41

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2008Rays1.0014.3 %42.9 %42.9 %4.8 %14.3 %9.5 %50.0 %4.421114.80
2009Rays1.0320.0 %40.5 %39.5 %12.1 %7.6 %6.1 %54.5 %4.471014.46
2010Rays1.1316.2 %44.4 %39.4 %12.2 %12.2 %7.4 %42.9 %4.191004.18
2010Rays1.000.0 %50.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %50.0 %0.0 %1.50532.23
2011Rays1.3419.5 %46.0 %34.5 %16.8 %12.6 %5.8 %30.0 %3.78923.73
2012Rays1.7218.7 %51.4 %29.9 %6.3 %6.3 %7.3 %100.0 %3.67883.65
Total- - -1.1718.4 %43.9 %37.7 %12.7 %10.4 %6.6 %45.0 %4.16984.14
Postseason- - -1.000.0 %50.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %50.0 %0.0 %1.50532.23

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2008Rays21217124212108171279
2009Rays2292231132714116129106018302890
2010Rays23120584251714610398616502636
2010Rays22001000152540
2011Rays1911438124111037877513752150
2012Rays553220241117253393646
Total- - -72762430579484018339318254198601
Postseason- - -22001000152540

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2008Rays-0.14-1.421.29-3.88-0.400.950.770.731.023-0.420.2801
2009Rays1.87-11.5513.4217.971.720.940.870.841.32281.390.6100
2010Rays-0.50-13.2112.71-3.00-0.251.000.920.921.1329-0.550.0510
2010Rays0.010.000.011.630.160.040.040.07 00.140.0500
2011Rays0.50-8.799.29-0.92-0.260.880.840.880.8522-0.240.8100
2012Rays0.13-2.632.772.950.300.990.870.960.9380.16-0.0200
Total- - -1.87-37.6039.4713.131.110.950.870.881.10900.341.6311
Postseason- - -0.010.000.011.630.160.040.040.07 00.140.0500

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2008Rays64.4% (92.3)14.0% (79.2) 12.6% (74.4)8.6% (81.7)0.4% (84.0) 0.4%
2009Rays71.9% (91.5)11.6% (82.2) 12.0% (76.8)0.5% (82.2)3.9% (83.1) 0.7%
2010Rays64.0% (91.4)11.1% (85.4) 15.4% (78.3) 9.5% (85.0) 2.0%
2011Rays61.2% (91.1)6.5% (84.3) 23.7% (78.2) 8.6% (83.6) 0.4%
2012Rays58.0% (90.1)9.6% (84.1)3.7% (89.0)18.1% (76.6) 10.5% (82.3) 0.2%
Total- - -65.5% (91.3)10.1% (83.6)0.3% (89.0)16.4% (77.7)0.5% (81.8)7.2% (83.9) 1.0%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2008Rays64.2 %  2.5 % 0.4 %1.1 %26.2 %  5.7 %   
2009Rays68.9 %2.0 % 0.1 %  8.9 %15.4 %  4.7 %   
2010Rays34.5 %29.0 %1.1 %3.4 %  10.7 %14.8 %  6.1 %   
2011Rays23.0 %37.9 % 1.6 %  6.1 %23.6 %  7.6 %   
2012Rays15.9 %30.0 %12.9 %0.8 %  12.1 %18.0 %  10.1 %   
Total- - -42.8 %21.3 %1.3 %1.6 % 0.0 %8.7 %17.8 %  6.3 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2008Rays92.5  83.2 92.780.077.1  81.8  
2009Rays91.590.0 91.1  83.377.7  83.0  
2010Rays91.191.786.784.6  85.378.3  85.1  
2011Rays90.791.2 82.5  84.078.3  83.7  
2012Rays89.990.589.481.9  84.976.5  82.2  
Total- - -91.391.388.784.0 92.784.377.9  83.7  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2008Rays-3.60.1 1.6-1.50.0 -2.000.34 4.53-6.440.00 
2009Rays7.7-1.9 0.20.00.7 0.37-0.57 0.060.170.63 
2010Rays9.9-1.2 -2.7 0.4 0.60-0.43 -0.67 0.16 
2011Rays1.8-4.7 0.5 -1.7 0.14-3.35 0.10 -0.92 
2012Rays1.72.51.3-1.0 0.3 0.463.975.32-0.83 0.42 
Total- - -17.5-5.21.3-1.3-1.5-0.3 0.31-0.605.32-0.10-3.90-0.05 

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2008Rays-4.1  -0.3 -0.30.01.1  -0.6  
2009Rays8.7-1.8 0.0  -4.81.8  1.9  
2010Rays-2.413.6-0.82.8  -2.9-3.5  -1.1  
2011Rays4.6-2.5 -1.2  -3.12.2  -3.0  
2012Rays1.31.11.20.1  2.6-0.9  -0.1  
Total- - -8.010.40.41.3 -0.3-8.20.7  -2.9  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2008Rays-2.31  -4.76 -26.08-0.931.53  -3.65  
2009Rays0.44-3.15 0.54  -1.880.40  1.43  
2010Rays-0.271.79-2.913.23  -1.03-0.89  -0.72  
2011Rays0.92-0.30 -3.54  -2.350.43  -1.83  
2012Rays1.220.561.501.04  3.38-0.75  -0.22  
Total- - -0.220.570.390.97 -26.08-1.090.05  -0.55  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2008Rays23.0 %60.9 %41.9 %68.8 %85.7 %81.0 %49.8 %57.9 %7.9 %
2008Average25.4 %65.4 %45.9 %61.7 %87.9 %80.8 %51.1 %58.6 %8.6 %
2009Rays23.9 %66.1 %45.9 %66.2 %90.4 %84.3 %52.1 %57.7 %7.0 %
2009Average25.1 %66.0 %45.3 %61.7 %87.8 %80.5 %49.3 %58.2 %8.6 %
2010Rays27.7 %63.5 %45.9 %63.7 %89.0 %81.5 %50.9 %58.0 %8.1 %
2010Average29.3 %64.4 %45.6 %66.5 %88.1 %80.7 %46.5 %58.8 %8.5 %
2011Rays30.5 %62.6 %45.1 %71.6 %90.2 %83.4 %45.5 %60.8 %7.4 %
2011Average30.6 %65.0 %46.2 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %45.3 %59.4 %8.6 %
2012Rays30.3 %61.1 %43.3 %66.7 %87.3 %79.0 %42.4 %56.4 %8.7 %
2012Average30.8 %64.7 %46.0 %66.8 %87.2 %79.7 %44.9 %59.8 %9.1 %
Total- - -27.3 %64.0 %45.4 %67.2 %89.6 %82.7 %49.3 %58.5 %7.6 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2008Rays23.9 %59.9 %41.6 %64.7 %89.0 %81.9 %49.1 %20.1
2008Average28.0 %62.5 %45.3 %65.9 %88.0 %81.2 %50.3 %21.6
2009Rays25.4 %62.2 %45.6 %66.1 %91.3 %85.0 %54.8 %22.0
2009Average27.9 %61.4 %44.8 %65.5 %88.0 %81.0 %50.4 %21.4
2010Rays27.1 %60.5 %45.1 %61.1 %89.6 %81.7 %54.1 %23.3
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
2011Rays28.6 %58.6 %44.6 %65.5 %90.9 %83.3 %53.2 %22.6
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012Rays26.1 %60.8 %42.9 %65.5 %84.7 %78.6 %48.3 %24.6
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
Total- - -26.7 %60.6 %44.9 %64.3 %90.2 %83.0 %53.5 %22.7

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2008RaysP5216.0010000000 2   1.000 
2009RaysP3130180.29120004202 24   1.000 
2010RaysP3029174.18141011001 21   .957 
2011RaysP2323135.110210000100 16   1.000 
2012RaysP8838.0260002200 8   1.000 
Total- - -P9792544.129541017503 71   .988 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2008RaysP16.00  000              
2009RaysP180.2-2  0-2-4              
2010RaysP174.1-2  0-3-5              
2011RaysP135.1-1  000              
2012RaysP38.0-1  021              
Total- - -P544.1-6  0-3-8              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%) Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012RaysP38.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%     (1)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (4)
Total- - -P544.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%     (1)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (4)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2008Rays-0.20.0-0.1-0.1-1.1-0.1($0.3) 
2009Rays3.20.00.30.329.62.9$13.1 
2010Rays1.81.2-0.50.710.01.0$4.0 
2011Rays1.50.5-0.50.014.81.5$6.8 
2012Rays0.60.3-0.5-0.37.70.8$3.7 
Total- - -6.81.9-1.30.661.16.2$27.3 

  • $3m / 1 Years (2013) (Edit)
    • signed by Tampa Bay Rays on 1/18/2013 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2013: $3M
    • Originally Reported By: Jon Heyman
    • Source: twitter.com, Hat Tip: mlbtraderumors.com
    • Submitted by willl
  • $2.8m / 1 Years (2012) (Edit)
    • signed by Tampa Bay Rays on 2/3/2012 (Arbitration (Player Lost))
    • 2012: $2.8M
    • Source: espn.go.com
    • Submitted by Jeff Zimmerman
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  • 2004 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 4, Overall: 4
    • Team: Tampa Bay Devil Rays
    • School: Rice U (TX)