Help Support FanGraphs



Charlie Leesman
Birthdate: 3/10/1987 (30 y, 6 m, 9 d)     Bats/Throws: L/L     Height/Weight: 6-4/210     Position: P
Drafted: 2008 June Amateur Draft - Round: 11, Pick: 8, Overall: 330, Team: Chicago White Sox
Contract: $0.5M / 1 Years (2014)
RotoWire News: The White Sox requested waivers on Leesman on Wednesday with the purpose of giving him his unconditional release, the Chicago Tribune reports. (8/21/2014)



SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2008White Sox (R)001205.110.131.690.00.385100.0 %84.6 %0.0 %0.002.662.85 
2008White Sox (A)000114.29.643.860.00.27383.3 %60.0 %0.0 %0.003.343.55 
2009White Sox (A)13502727157.26.683.310.23.33173.4 %53.6 %3.0 %3.083.623.96 
2010White Sox (A+)940171784.24.154.680.64.31470.5 %53.6 %6.3 %5.105.365.42 
2010White Sox (AA)520111163.27.212.830.14.26172.9 %55.2 %1.8 %2.693.053.63 
2011White Sox (AA)10702727152.06.694.910.24.31469.5 %61.0 %3.7 %4.034.064.42 
2012White Sox (AAA)121002626135.06.873.470.53.30175.5 %51.9 %6.8 %2.473.673.84 
2013White Sox (AAA)430161688.17.954.181.12.30471.1 %55.0 %16.4 %3.874.593.77 
2013White Sox0008115.17.639.391.17.31162.9 %57.4 %22.2 %7.046.375.48-0.3
2014White Sox (R)000223.29.824.910.00.55671.4 %66.7 %0.0 %4.913.483.48 
2014White Sox (AAA)260141268.08.744.240.93.33071.9 %69.1 %20.0 %4.104.263.44 
2014White Sox010112.20.003.383.38.53346.5 %37.5 %16.7 %20.259.137.04-0.1
2015Pirates (AAA)41010321.26.655.820.00.28655.9 %53.8 %0.0 %3.743.624.31 
2017Steamer000001.06.704.601.28.30270.8 %45.8 % 5.055.155.110.0
2017Steamer (R)000001.06.634.871.22.30371.2 %  4.965.18 0.0
Total- - -0109218.06.508.501.50.36759.3 %52.4 %20.0 %9.006.785.71-0.4

SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2008White Sox (R)000.0020001005.1215000101106
2008White Sox (A)000.0011000004.2193100201105
2009White Sox (A)1353.08272710000157.26761656654458010100117
2010White Sox (A+)945.1017170000084.23939851486440115039
2010White Sox (AA)522.6911110000063.2251472019120031051
2011White Sox (AA)1074.03272700000152.06781507968483013162113
2012White Sox (AAA)12102.47262600000135.057012954378520550103
2013White Sox (AAA)433.8716160000088.13949050381141045078
2013White Sox007.04810001015.177161412216012013
2014White Sox (R)004.9122000003.2155220200104
2014White Sox (AAA)264.1014120000068.0295693631732023066
2014White Sox0120.2511000002.2179661100000
2015Pirates (AAA)413.741030000021.210020159014001016
2017Steamer005.05000000 1.0511101 0  1
2017Steamer (R)004.96000000 1.0511101 0  1
Total- - -019.00920001018.094252018317012013

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2008White Sox (R)10.131.696.000.0028.6 %4.8 %23.8 %.2631.13.385100.0 %  2.66
2008White Sox (A)9.643.862.500.0026.3 %10.5 %15.8 %.1881.07.27383.3 %  3.34
2009White Sox (A)6.683.312.020.2317.3 %8.6 %8.7 %.2711.41.33173.4 %  3.62
2010White Sox (A+)4.154.680.890.649.9 %11.2 %-1.3 %.2901.68.31470.5 %  5.36
2010White Sox (AA)7.212.832.550.1420.3 %8.0 %12.3 %.2061.05.26172.9 %  3.05
2011White Sox (AA)6.694.911.360.2416.7 %12.2 %4.4 %.2581.53.31469.5 %  4.06
2012White Sox (AAA)6.873.471.980.5318.1 %9.1 %9.0 %.2521.34.30175.5 %  3.67
2013White Sox (AAA)7.954.181.901.1219.8 %10.4 %9.4 %.2581.48.30471.1 %  4.59
2013White Sox7.639.390.811.1716.9 %20.8 %-3.9 %.2672.09.31162.9 %1741556.37
2013Average7.573.022.510.9619.9 %7.9 %11.9 %.2501.30.29473.5 %  4.02
2014White Sox (R)9.824.912.000.0026.7 %13.3 %13.3 %.3851.91.55671.4 %  3.48
2014White Sox (AAA)8.744.242.060.9322.4 %10.9 %11.5 %.2641.49.33071.9 %  4.26
2014White Sox0.003.380.003.380.0 %5.9 %-5.9 %.5633.75.53346.5 %5252349.13
2014Average7.732.892.670.8620.4 %7.6 %12.7 %.2471.28.29573.0 %  3.81
2015Pirates (AAA)6.655.821.140.0016.0 %14.0 %2.0 %.2331.57.28655.9 %  3.62
2017Steamer6.704.601.451.2816.5 %11.3 %5.1 %.2701.58.30270.8 %  5.15
2017Steamer (R)6.634.871.361.22   .2701.61.30371.2 %  5.18
Total- - -6.508.500.761.5013.8 %18.1 %-4.3 %.3292.33.36759.3 %2261676.78

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2008White Sox (R)11.007.7 %84.6 %7.7 %0.0 %0.0 %  38.5 %7.7 %53.9 %     2.85
2008White Sox (A)6.0030.0 %60.0 %10.0 %100.0 %0.0 %  36.4 %27.3 %36.4 %     3.55
2009White Sox (A)1.8817.9 %53.6 %28.5 %16.4 %3.0 %  46.5 %20.0 %33.5 %     3.96
2010White Sox (A+)1.6113.1 %53.6 %33.2 %15.6 %6.3 %  42.3 %21.0 %36.7 %     5.42
2010White Sox (AA)1.6812.1 %55.2 %32.8 %17.5 %1.8 %  47.5 %21.5 %31.1 %     3.63
2011White Sox (AA)2.5715.3 %61.0 %23.7 %18.3 %3.7 %  45.3 %22.4 %32.3 %     4.42
2012White Sox (AAA)1.7518.5 %51.9 %29.6 %15.4 %6.8 %  45.9 %18.9 %35.2 %     3.84
2013White Sox (AAA)2.1319.2 %55.0 %25.8 %10.4 %16.4 %  47.0 %23.1 %29.9 %     3.77
2013White Sox3.0023.4 %57.4 %19.1 %0.0 %22.2 %3.7 %0.0 %40.4 %36.2 %23.4 %14.9 %55.3 %29.8 %5.711385.48
2014White Sox (R)6.0033.3 %66.7 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %  33.3 %0.0 %66.7 %     3.48
2014White Sox (AAA)3.7112.2 %69.1 %18.6 %5.7 %20.0 %  48.7 %22.8 %28.5 %     3.44
2014White Sox1.0025.0 %37.5 %37.5 %0.0 %16.7 %0.0 %0.0 %25.0 %31.3 %43.8 %0.0 %43.8 %56.3 %6.461857.04
2015Pirates (AAA)2.0620.0 %53.8 %26.2 %35.3 %0.0 %  54.3 %24.3 %21.4 %     4.31
Total- - -2.2023.8 %52.4 %23.8 %0.0 %20.0 %3.0 %0.0 %36.5 %34.9 %28.6 %11.1 %52.4 %36.5 %5.721455.71

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2008White Sox (R)11110    63137
2008White Sox (A)6131    122638
2009White Sox (A)2521348422    2648551119
2010White Sox (A+)155963815    209424633
2010White Sox (AA)96572110    331601932
2011White Sox (AA)2801097020    105215152567
2012White Sox (AAA)2051177318    85013062156
2013White Sox (AAA)14367507    5738591432
2013White Sox2791101003151184335
2014White Sox (R)6030    92130
2014White Sox (AAA)13035232    4227011123
2014White Sox66400001264773
2015Pirates (AAA)3517136    172233405
Total- - -33151501004177231408

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2013White Sox0.04-0.750.79-3.71-0.390.601.310.740.887-0.410.4810
2014White Sox-0.40-0.550.15-5.06-0.540.85 0.920.381-0.42-0.0500
Total- - --0.35-1.300.95-8.77-0.920.651.310.760.818-0.830.2810

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2013White Sox60.3% (90.4)34.3% (79.0)  5.4% (81.3)   
2014White Sox78.1% (86.5)17.8% (79.5)  4.1% (78.7)   
Total- - -63.5% (89.5)31.4% (79.1)  5.1% (80.9)   

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2013White Sox53.1 %1.5 %    15.5 %26.3 %  3.6 %   
2014White Sox78.1 %      16.4 %  5.5 %   
Total- - -57.6 %1.2 %    12.8 %24.5 %  3.9 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2013White Sox90.481.9    84.478.7  81.4  
2014White Sox86.5      79.4  79.1  
Total- - -89.481.9    84.478.8  80.8  

SeasonTeamFA%FC%FS%SI%CH%SL%CU%CS%KN%SB%XX%
2013White Sox60.3 %   5.4 % 34.3 %    
2014White Sox71.2 %  8.2 %2.7 %17.8 %     
Total- - -62.3 %  1.5 %4.9 %3.2 %28.2 %    

SeasonTeamvFAvFCvFSvSIvCHvSLvCUvCSvKNvSB
2013White Sox90.7   81.6 79.3   
2014White Sox88.3  87.978.681.3    
Total- - -90.2  87.981.381.379.3   

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2013White Sox-0.8-0.7  -2.5  -0.39-0.62  -14.12  
2014White Sox-3.9-0.3  -0.8  -6.89-2.41  -25.95  
Total- - --4.7-1.0  -3.3  -1.82-0.80  -15.81  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2013White Sox-0.5-0.1    -1.1-1.3  -1.0  
2014White Sox-4.0      -0.4  -0.7  
Total- - --4.5-0.1    -1.1-1.7  -1.7  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2013White Sox-0.27-2.49    -2.10-1.47  -7.98  
2014White Sox-7.02      -3.10  -18.23  
Total- - --1.91-2.49    -2.10-1.66  -10.54  

SeasonTeamwFAwFCwFSwSIwCHwSLwCUwCSwKNwSB
2013White Sox-0.7   -2.5 -0.7   
2014White Sox-2.1  -1.8-0.8-0.3    
Total- - --2.8  -1.8-3.3-0.3-0.7   

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFC/CwFS/CwSI/CwCH/CwSL/CwCU/CwCS/CwKN/CwSB/C
2013White Sox-0.34   -14.12 -0.61   
2014White Sox-4.13  -29.98-37.80-2.41    
Total- - --1.12  -29.98-16.49-2.41-0.61   

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2013White Sox21.5 %63.9 %37.9 %50.0 %92.8 %78.0 %38.8 %44.2 %8.4 %
2013Average30.4 %65.5 %45.9 %66.5 %87.0 %79.4 %44.2 %60.2 %9.4 %
2014White Sox15.6 %70.7 %46.6 %80.0 %96.6 %94.1 %56.2 %64.7 %2.7 %
2014Average30.7 %65.7 %46.2 %65.7 %87.3 %79.3 %44.3 %60.6 %9.5 %
Total- - -20.7 %65.5 %39.5 %53.1 %93.8 %81.4 %41.9 %47.9 %7.4 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2013White Sox19.2 %63.4 %37.9 %54.1 %87.8 %78.0 %42.4 %21.0
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014White Sox33.3 %59.5 %46.6 %83.3 %100.0 %94.1 %50.7 %20.9
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
Total- - -21.4 %62.6 %39.5 %61.2 %90.2 %81.4 %43.9 %21.0

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2013White Sox19.8 %63.8 %37.9 %56.4 %87.5 %78.0 %41.2 %21.5
2014White Sox31.6 %62.9 %46.6 %83.3 %100.0 %94.1 %48.0 %22.0
Total- - -21.7 %63.6 %39.5 %62.8 %90.0 %81.4 %42.4 %21.6

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2008White Sox (R)P205.1000  0          
2008White Sox (A)P114.2040  0          
2009White Sox (A)P2727157.24265  3          
2010White Sox (A+)P171784.23151  0          
2010White Sox (AA)P111163.21101  1          
2011White Sox (AA)P2727152.04332  1          
2012White Sox (AAA)P2626135.02161  2          
2013White Sox (AAA)P161688.10121  0          
2013White SoxP8115.1120000000 2   1.000 
2014White Sox (R)P223.2000  0          
2014White Sox (AAA)P141268.0161  0          
2014White SoxP112.2000000000 0   .000 
2015Pirates (AAA)P10321.2131  0          
Total- - -P9218.0120000000 2   1.000 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2013White SoxP15.10  000              
2014White SoxP2.20  000              
Total- - -P18.00  000              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2013White SoxP15.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (2)
Total- - -P18.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (2)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2013White Sox-0.4-0.1-0.1-0.1-2.8-0.3($2.2) 
2014White Sox-0.3-0.20.0-0.2-1.2-0.1($0.9) 
Total- - --0.7-0.30.0-0.3-4.1-0.4($3.1) 

  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2014) (Edit)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox on 1/1/2014 (League Minimum)
    • 2014: $0.5M
    • Submitted by Dustin Nosler
Add New Contract
  • 2008 June Amateur Draft - Round: 11, Pick: 8, Overall: 330
    • Team: Chicago White Sox
    • School: Xavier
  • 2005 June Amateur Draft - Round: 40, Pick: 24, Overall: 1213
    • Team: Minnesota Twins
    • School: Elder HS, OH