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John Axford
Birthdate: 4/1/1983 (31 y, 7 m, 26 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-5/220     Position: P
Drafted: 2005 June Amateur Draft - Round: 42, Pick: 12, Overall: 1259, Team: Cincinnati Reds
Contract: $4.5M / 1 Years (2014)
RotoWire News: Axford was outrighted off the Pirates' 40-man roster and will become a minor league free agent. (11/3/2014)



SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2007Yankees (A-)8000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2007Yankees (A)13000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2007Yankees (A+)5000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2007Yankees (AAA)1000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2008Brewers (A+)26000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2009Brewers (A+)19000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2009Brewers (AA)4000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2009Brewers (AAA)22100000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2009Brewers7000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2010Brewers (AAA)12000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2010Brewers50000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2011Brewers74000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2011Brewers6000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2012Brewers75100000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-0.30.10.0
20132 Teams75000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
    2013Brewers62000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
    2013Cardinals13000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2013Cardinals6000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
20142 Teams62000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
    2014Indians49000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
    2014Pirates13000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
Total- - -343100000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-0.30.10.0
Postseason- - -12000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2007Yankees (A-)8000000000000000000.000
2007Yankees (A)13000000000000000000.000
2007Yankees (A+)5000000000000000000.000
2007Yankees (AAA)1000000000000000000.000
2008Brewers (A+)26000000000000000000.000
2009Brewers (A+)19000000000000000000.000
2009Brewers (AA)4000000000000000000.000
2009Brewers (AAA)22110000000001000000.000
2009Brewers7000000000000000000.000
2010Brewers (AAA)12000000000000000000.000
2010Brewers50000000000000000000.000
2011Brewers74000000000000000000.000
2011Brewers6000000000000000000.000
2012Brewers75110000000001000000.000
20132 Teams75000000000000000000.000
    2013Brewers62000000000000000000.000
    2013Cardinals13000000000000000000.000
2013Cardinals6000000000000000000.000
20142 Teams62000000000000000000.000
    2014Indians49000000000000000000.000
    2014Pirates13000000000000000000.000
Total- - -343110000000001000000.000
Postseason- - -12000000000000000000.000

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2007Yankees (A-)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2007Yankees (A)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2007Yankees (A+)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2007Yankees (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2008Brewers (A+)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2009Brewers (A+)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2009Brewers (AA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2009Brewers (AAA)0.0 %100.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.00-0.3.000-100
2009Brewers0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2009Average8.9 %18.0 %0.49.262.333.418.751.1555.0.299    .329 
2010Brewers (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2010Brewers0.0 %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 
2011Brewers0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2011Brewers0.0 %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 
2012Brewers0.0 %100.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.00-0.3.000-100
2012Average8.0 %19.8 %0.40.255.319.405.724.1515.2.297    .315 
20132 Teams0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
    2013Brewers0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
    2013Cardinals0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2013Cardinals0.0 %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 
20142 Teams0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
    2014Indians0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
    2014Pirates0.0 %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 
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%
2009Brewers0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2010Brewers0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2011Brewers0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2011Brewers0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2012Brewers0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
20132 Teams0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
    2013Brewers0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
    2013Cardinals0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2013Cardinals0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
20142 Teams0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
    2014Indians0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
    2014Pirates0.000.0 %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
2009Brewers0000000000
2010Brewers0000000000
2011Brewers0000000000
2011Brewers0000000000
2012Brewers0000000134
20132 Teams0000000000
    2013Brewers0000000000
    2013Cardinals0000000000
2013Cardinals0000000000
20142 Teams0000000000
    2014Indians0000000000
    2014Pirates0000000000
Total- - -0000000134
Postseason- - -0000000000

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2009Brewers          
2010Brewers          
2011Brewers          
2011Brewers       0  
2012Brewers-0.01-0.010.00-0.47-0.040.53 0-0.030.00
20132 Teams          
    2013Brewers          
    2013Cardinals          
2013Cardinals       0  
20142 Teams          
    2014Indians          
    2014Pirates          
Total- - --0.01-0.010.00-0.47-0.040.53 0-0.030.00
Postseason- - -       0  

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2009Brewers        
2010Brewers        
2011Brewers        
2012Brewers100.0% (91.5)       
20132 Teams        
    2013Brewers        
    2013Cardinals        
20142 Teams        
    2014Indians        
    2014Pirates        
Total- - -100.0% (91.5)       

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2009Brewers              
2010Brewers              
2011Brewers              
2012Brewers 100.0 %            
20132 Teams              
    2013Brewers              
    2013Cardinals              
20142 Teams              
    2014Indians              
    2014Pirates              
Total- - - 100.0 %            

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2009Brewers             
2010Brewers             
2011Brewers             
2012Brewers 91.4           
20132 Teams             
    2013Brewers             
    2013Cardinals             
20142 Teams             
    2014Indians             
    2014Pirates             
Total- - - 91.4           

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2009Brewers              
2010Brewers              
2011Brewers              
2012Brewers-0.2      -6.24      
20132 Teams              
    2013Brewers              
    2013Cardinals              
20142 Teams              
    2014Indians              
    2014Pirates              
Total- - --0.2      -6.24      

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2009Brewers             
2010Brewers             
2011Brewers             
2012Brewers -0.2           
20132 Teams             
    2013Brewers             
    2013Cardinals             
20142 Teams             
    2014Indians             
    2014Pirates             
Total- - - -0.2           

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2009Brewers             
2010Brewers             
2011Brewers             
2012Brewers -6.24           
20132 Teams             
    2013Brewers             
    2013Cardinals             
20142 Teams             
    2014Indians             
    2014Pirates             
Total- - - -6.24           

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2009Brewers         
2009Average25.1 %66.0 %45.3 %61.7 %87.8 %80.5 %49.3 %58.2 %8.6 %
2010Brewers         
2010Average29.3 %64.4 %45.6 %66.5 %88.1 %80.7 %46.5 %58.8 %8.5 %
2011Brewers         
2011Average30.6 %65.0 %46.2 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %45.3 %59.4 %8.6 %
2012Brewers0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %   75.0 % 0.0 %
2012Average30.8 %64.7 %46.0 %66.8 %87.2 %79.7 %44.9 %59.8 %9.1 %
20132 Teams         
    2013Brewers         
    2013Cardinals         
2013Average31.0 %65.5 %46.4 %66.6 %87.0 %79.5 %44.7 %60.3 %9.3 %
20142 Teams         
    2014Indians         
    2014Pirates         
2014Average31.3 %65.6 %46.7 %65.9 %87.3 %79.4 %44.9 %60.6 %9.4 %
Total- - -0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %   75.0 % 0.0 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2009Brewers        
2009Average27.9 %61.4 %44.8 %65.5 %88.0 %81.0 %50.4 %21.4
2010Brewers        
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
2011Brewers        
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012Brewers0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %   75.0 %21.3
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
20132 Teams        
    2013Brewers        
    2013Cardinals        
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
20142 Teams        
    2014Indians        
    2014Pirates        
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
Total- - -0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %   75.0 %21.3

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2009BrewersP707.2100000000 1   1.000 
2010BrewersP50058.0450001200 2   1.000 
2011BrewersP74073.2172111100 6   .800 
2012BrewersP75069.1241010000 4   .857 
20132 TeamsP75065.0130000000 3   1.000 
    2013BrewersP62054.2130000000 3   1.000 
    2013CardinalsP13010.1000000000 0   .000 
20142 TeamsP62054.2260000000 6   1.000 
    2014IndiansP49043.2040000000 6   1.000 
    2014PiratesP13011.0220000000 0   1.000 
Total- - -P3430328.111253122300 22   .923 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2009BrewersP7.20  000              
2010BrewersP58.00  000              
2011BrewersP73.20  000              
2012BrewersP69.10  000              
20132 TeamsP65.00  000              
    2013BrewersP54.20  000              
    2013CardinalsP10.10  000              
20142 TeamsP54.2-1  010              
    2014IndiansP43.2-1  010              
    2014PiratesP11.00  000              
Total- - -P328.1-1  010              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%) Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012BrewersP69.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (1)
20132 TeamsP65.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (3)
    2013BrewersP54.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (3)
20142 TeamsP54.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (5)
    2014IndiansP43.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (3)
    2014PiratesP11.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (2)
Total- - -P328.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (2)100.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (2)100.0%      (9)

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2009Brewers0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2010Brewers0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2011Brewers0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2012Brewers-0.30.0 0.1-0.30.10.00.0-0.10.0($0.1) 
20132 Teams0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
    2013Brewers0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
    2013Cardinals0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
20142 Teams0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
    2014Indians0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
    2014Pirates0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
Total- - --0.30.0 0.1-0.30.10.00.0-0.10.0($0.1) 

  • $4.5m / 1 Years (2014) (Edit)
    • signed by Cleveland Indians on 12/15/2013 (Free Agent)
    • 2014: $4.5M
    • Incentives: $1.75 MM based on games finished
    • Other Notes: Axford still arbitration-eligible for 2015 and 2016. Team would retain his rights, giving them something like two team options for 2015 and 2016
    • Agent / Agency: Beverly Hills Sports Council
    • Originally Reported By: Buster Olney
    • Source: espn.go.com, Hat Tip: letsgotribe.com
    • Submitted by John Benedetto
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  • 2005 June Amateur Draft - Round: 42, Pick: 12, Overall: 1259
    • Team: Cincinnati Reds
    • School: U Notre Dame, IN
  • 2001 June Amateur Draft - Round: 7, Pick: 23, Overall: 219
    • Team: Seattle Mariners
    • School: Assumption College (Port Dover, ONT)