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Jeff Niemann
Birthdate: 2/28/1983 (31 y, 4 m, 14 d)     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



SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2006Devil Rays (AA)14000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2007Devil Rays (AAA)25000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2008Rays (AAA)24000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2008Rays5000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2009Rays31600000.0 %66.7 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-1.60.7-0.1
2010Rays30500000.0 %60.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-1.30.5-0.1
2010Rays1000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2011Rays (A+)1000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2011Rays (AAA)2000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2011Rays23300000.0 %66.7 %.0001.000.333.333.333.297880.00.00.30.0
2012Rays (A+)2000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2012Rays (AAA)2000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2012Rays8000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
Total- - -971400000.0 %64.3 %.000.250.077.077.077.068-600.0-2.91.4-0.1
Postseason- - -1000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    


SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2006Devil Rays (AA)14000000000000000000.000
2007Devil Rays (AAA)25000000000000000000.000
2008Rays (AAA)24000000000000000000.000
2008Rays5000000000000000000.000
2009Rays31560000000004001000.000
2010Rays30550000000003000000.000
2010Rays1000000000000000000.000
2011Rays (A+)1000000000000000000.000
2011Rays (AAA)2000000000000000000.000
2011Rays23331100000002000000.333
2012Rays (A+)2000000000000000000.000
2012Rays (AAA)2000000000000000000.000
2012Rays8000000000000000000.000
Total- - -9713141100000009001000.077
Postseason- - -1000000000000000000.000

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2006Devil Rays (AA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2007Devil Rays (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2008Rays (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2008Rays0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2008Average8.7 %17.5 %0.50.264.333.416.749.1525.1.300    .328 
2009Rays0.0 %66.7 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.0-1-1.6.000-100
2009Average8.9 %18.0 %0.49.262.333.418.751.1555.0.299    .329 
2010Rays0.0 %60.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.0-1-1.3.000-100
2010Rays0.0 %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 
2011Rays (A+)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2011Rays (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2011Rays0.0 %66.7 %0.00.333.333.333.667.0000.11.000 0.000.0.29788
2011Average8.1 %18.6 %0.44.255.321.399.720.1445.1.295    .316 
2012Rays (A+)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2012Rays (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2012Rays0.0 %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 
Total- - -0.0 %64.3 %0.00.077.077.077.154.0000.1.250 0.0-1-3.0.068-60
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%
2008Rays0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2009Rays1.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2010Rays1.000.0 %50.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2010Rays0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2011Rays1.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2012Rays0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
Total- - -3.000.0 %75.0 %25.0 %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
2008Rays0000000000
2009Rays100001081624
2010Rays1100000101323
2010Rays0000000000
2011Rays10000002810
2012Rays0000000000
Total- - -3100010203757
Postseason- - -0000000000

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2008Rays          
2009Rays-0.17-0.170.00-2.05-0.191.16 0-0.140.00
2010Rays-0.10-0.100.00-0.98-0.110.80 0-0.130.00
2010Rays       0  
2011Rays-0.07-0.080.01-0.87-0.091.04 0-0.03-0.04
2012Rays          
Total- - --0.34-0.350.01-3.90-0.391.00 0-0.30-0.04
Postseason- - -       0  

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2008Rays        
2009Rays62.5% (90.9)16.7% (80.5)16.7% (86.5)4.2% (76.0)    
2010Rays78.3% (90.1)8.7% (85.0) 13.0% (75.0)    
2011Rays70.0% (88.4)  20.0% (73.5)10.0% (79.0)   
2012Rays        
Total- - -70.2% (90.1)10.5% (82.0)7.0% (86.5)10.5% (74.7)1.8% (79.0)   

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2008Rays              
2009Rays58.3 %4.2 %8.3 %   25.0 %4.2 %      
2010Rays52.2 %21.7 %   13.0 % 13.0 %      
2011Rays30.0 %40.0 %     20.0 %  10.0 %   
2012Rays              
Total- - -50.9 %17.5 %3.5 %  5.3 %10.5 %10.5 %  1.8 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2008Rays             
2009Rays90.593.686.4   82.476.0     
2010Rays89.289.3   91.3 74.9     
2011Rays89.687.4     73.8  78.6  
2012Rays             
Total- - -89.989.086.4  91.382.474.7  78.6  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2008Rays              
2009Rays-0.9-0.3-0.30.0   -6.16-8.55-8.254.22   
2010Rays-1.10.0 -0.1   -6.38-1.82 -3.38   
2011Rays0.3  -0.3-0.1  4.85  -16.44-5.38  
2012Rays              
Total- - --1.7-0.4-0.3-0.4-0.1  -4.33-6.31-8.25-6.46-5.38  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2008Rays             
2009Rays-0.7-0.2-0.3   -0.40.0     
2010Rays-0.5-0.6   -0.2 -0.1     
2011Rays0.5-0.1     -0.3  -0.1  
2012Rays             
Total- - --0.7-0.9-0.3  -0.2-0.4-0.4  -0.1  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2008Rays             
2009Rays-5.11-20.79-15.04   -6.194.22     
2010Rays-3.82-11.19   -5.57 -3.38     
2011Rays15.10-2.83     -17.42  -5.38  
2012Rays             
Total- - --2.48-8.81-15.04  -5.57-6.19-6.79  -5.38  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2008Rays         
2008Average25.4 %65.4 %45.9 %61.7 %87.9 %80.8 %51.1 %58.6 %8.6 %
2009Rays30.0 %42.9 %37.5 %33.3 %66.7 %55.6 %58.3 %50.0 %16.7 %
2009Average25.1 %66.0 %45.3 %61.7 %87.8 %80.5 %49.3 %58.2 %8.6 %
2010Rays21.4 %44.4 %30.4 %0.0 %50.0 %28.6 %39.1 %40.0 %21.7 %
2010Average29.3 %64.4 %45.6 %66.5 %88.1 %80.7 %46.5 %58.8 %8.5 %
2011Rays50.0 %50.0 %50.0 %0.0 %33.3 %20.0 %60.0 %66.7 %40.0 %
2011Average30.6 %65.0 %46.2 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %45.3 %59.4 %8.6 %
2012Rays         
2012Average30.8 %64.7 %46.0 %66.8 %87.2 %79.7 %44.9 %59.8 %9.1 %
Total- - -28.6 %44.8 %36.8 %12.5 %53.9 %38.1 %50.9 %50.0 %22.8 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2008Rays        
2008Average28.0 %62.5 %45.3 %65.9 %88.0 %81.2 %50.3 %21.6
2009Rays35.7 %40.0 %37.5 %60.0 %50.0 %55.6 %41.7 %15.7
2009Average27.9 %61.4 %44.8 %65.5 %88.0 %81.0 %50.4 %21.4
2010Rays0.0 %50.0 %30.4 % 28.6 %28.6 %60.9 %13.6
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
2011Rays33.3 %75.0 %50.0 %0.0 %33.3 %20.0 %40.0 %16.4
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012Rays        
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
Total- - -24.1 %50.0 %36.8 %42.9 %35.7 %38.1 %49.1 %14.9

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)

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2008Rays0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2009Rays-1.60.0 0.7-1.60.70.00.2-0.8-0.1($0.3) 
2010Rays-1.30.0 0.5-1.30.50.00.1-0.6-0.1($0.3) 
2011Rays0.00.0 0.30.00.30.00.10.30.0$0.2 
2012Rays0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
Total- - --2.90.0 1.4-2.91.40.10.4-1.0-0.1($0.4) 

  • $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)