Paul Blackburn

Age: 24
Bats/Throws: R/R
6' 1" / 195
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RotoWire News: Blackburn (forearm) is expected to begin a throwing program Friday, Jane Lee of MLB.com reports. (4/16/2018)
Injury: Forearm, 60-Day DL

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SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2012Cubs (R)2009620.25.663.050.87.31369.9 %50.8 %8.7 %3.485.394.92 
2013Cubs (A-)230131246.07.435.670.59.28867.4 %53.4 %7.0 %3.334.474.25 
2014Cubs (A)9402424117.05.772.380.46.28071.2 %57.1 %6.0 %3.233.843.87 
2015Cubs (A+)750181889.26.322.210.30.31171.8 %57.7 %4.5 %3.113.223.29 
2016Cubs (AA)6401818102.16.332.290.53.28566.3 %53.6 %6.6 %3.173.473.49 
2016Mariners (AA)3108740.25.981.990.44.31372.6 %58.1 %6.3 %3.543.303.35 
2017Athletics (AAA)560151479.26.332.940.68.26571.1 %55.3 %10.2 %3.054.354.38 
2017Athletics310101058.23.382.450.77.27377.9 %56.3 %10.2 %3.224.384.760.6
2018THE BAT6701919112.04.962.941.18.29769.0 %  4.704.86  
2018ATC560191793.05.052.871.05.29968.6 %  4.564.55  
2018Depth Charts6701919112.05.142.981.16.30969.1 %  4.834.80 0.8
2018Steamer6801919111.05.143.161.21.30568.9 %50.7 % 4.974.934.950.7
2018ZiPS7802726138.35.142.801.11.30669.3 %  4.684.68 1.2
2018Steamer (R)450141482.05.283.271.16.30469.2 %  4.874.85 0.5
2018Depth Charts (R)450141482.05.283.271.16.31069.2 %  4.874.85 0.5
2018THE BAT (R)550141483.05.062.971.12.29669.3 %  4.594.76  
Total- - -310101058.23.382.450.77.27377.9 %56.3 %10.2 %3.224.384.760.6

SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2012Cubs (R)203.48960000020.2892311827001013
2013Cubs (A-)233.3313120000046.0203412617329013038
2014Cubs (A)943.23242400000117.04841084842631076075
2015Cubs (A+)753.1118180000089.2371893631322066063
2016Cubs (AA)643.17181800000102.1421964736626014072
2016Mariners (AA)313.54870000140.216642161629001027
2017Athletics (AAA)563.0515140000079.2328693427626021056
2017Athletics313.2210100000058.2238582221516011022
2018THE BAT674.701919  0  112.04851226358153714  62
2018ATC564.561917  00 93.0 1015147113002  52
2018Depth Charts674.831919  00 112.0 12765601437 4  64
2018Steamer684.9719190000 111.049312867621539 4  64
2018ZiPS784.682726  0  138.3 15477721743064079
2018Steamer (R)454.8714140000 82.03629348441130 3  48
2018Depth Charts (R)454.871414  00 82.0 9348441130 3  48
2018THE BAT (R)554.591414  0  83.0358894642102713  47
Total- - -313.2210100000058.2238582221516011022

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2012Cubs (R)5.663.051.860.8714.6 %7.9 %6.7 %.2811.45.31369.9 %  5.39
2013Cubs (A-)7.435.671.310.5918.7 %14.3 %4.4 %.2371.52.28867.4 %  4.47
2014Cubs (A)5.772.382.420.4615.5 %6.4 %9.1 %.2421.19.28071.2 %  3.84
2015Cubs (A+)6.322.212.860.3017.0 %5.9 %11.0 %.2601.24.31171.8 %  3.22
2016Cubs (AA)6.332.292.770.5317.1 %6.2 %10.9 %.2441.19.28566.3 %  3.47
2016Mariners (AA)5.981.993.000.4416.3 %5.4 %10.8 %.2681.25.31372.6 %  3.30
2017Athletics (AAA)6.332.942.150.6817.1 %7.9 %9.1 %.2301.19.26571.1 %  4.35
2017Athletics3.382.451.380.779.2 %6.7 %2.5 %.2621.26.27377.9 %751014.38
2017Average8.343.292.531.2721.6 %8.5 %13.1 %.2521.34.29772.6 %  4.40
2018THE BAT4.962.941.681.18   .2791.42.29769.0 %  4.86
2018ATC5.052.871.761.05   .2771.40.29968.6 %  4.55
2018Depth Charts5.142.981.731.16   .2871.46.30969.1 %  4.80
2018Steamer5.143.161.621.2112.9 %7.9 %5.0 %.2851.50.30568.9 %  4.93
2018ZiPS5.142.801.841.11   .2831.42.30669.3 %  4.68
2018Steamer (R)5.283.271.621.16   .2821.50.30469.2 %  4.85
2018Depth Charts (R)5.283.271.621.16   .2871.50.31069.2 %  4.85
2018THE BAT (R)5.062.971.701.12   .2761.40.29669.3 %  4.76
Total- - -3.382.451.380.779.2 %6.7 %2.5 %.2621.26.27377.9 %751014.38

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2012Cubs (R)1.4313.8 %50.8 %35.4 %17.4 %8.7 %  49.3 %24.6 %26.1 %     4.92
2013Cubs (A-)1.6313.7 %53.4 %32.8 %18.6 %7.0 %  43.3 %20.9 %35.8 %     4.25
2014Cubs (A)2.0615.2 %57.1 %27.7 %10.0 %6.0 %  48.7 %19.5 %31.9 %     3.87
2015Cubs (A+)2.3617.9 %57.7 %24.5 %23.9 %4.5 %  41.3 %24.9 %33.8 %     3.29
2016Cubs (AA)1.8016.7 %53.6 %29.7 %12.1 %6.6 %  44.4 %23.0 %32.6 %     3.49
2016Mariners (AA)2.3417.1 %58.1 %24.8 %21.9 %6.3 %  55.4 %17.7 %26.9 %     3.35
2017Athletics (AAA)2.2219.8 %55.3 %24.9 %27.1 %10.2 %  49.2 %22.1 %28.7 %     4.38
2017Athletics2.2718.8 %56.3 %24.9 %4.1 %10.2 %1.8 %50.0 %39.2 %38.7 %22.1 %18.1 %55.8 %26.1 %5.151084.76
Total- - -2.2718.8 %56.3 %24.9 %4.1 %10.2 %1.8 %50.0 %39.2 %38.7 %22.1 %18.1 %55.8 %26.1 %5.151084.76

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2012Cubs (R)332394    32113145
2013Cubs (A-)7043188    126250376
2014Cubs (A)2061005510    176624800
2015Cubs (A+)158674916    4257291154
2016Cubs (AA)164915111    5839691552
2016Mariners (AA)7532227    212383595
2017Athletics (AAA)131594716    4658041269
2017Athletics1114937222136386551937
Total- - -1114937222136386551937

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2017Athletics0.61-3.984.599.410.950.980.940.871.30100.530.0900
Total- - -0.61-3.984.599.410.950.980.940.871.30100.530.0900

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2017Athletics55.4% (90.2)26.0% (84.5) 9.3% (75.7)9.3% (83.3)   
Total- - -55.4% (90.2)26.0% (84.5) 9.3% (75.7)9.3% (83.3)   

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2017Athletics12.6 %43.6 %0.6 %   25.5 %10.1 %  7.6 %   
Total- - -12.6 %43.6 %0.6 %   25.5 %10.1 %  7.6 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2017Athletics90.390.090.5   84.776.2  83.4  
Total- - -90.390.090.5   84.776.2  83.4  

SeasonTeamFA%FC%FS%SI%CH%SL%CU%CS%KN%SB%XX%
2017Athletics6.8 %  48.7 %9.2 %26.0 %9.3 %    
Total- - -6.8 %  48.7 %9.2 %26.0 %9.3 %    

SeasonTeamvFAvFCvFSvSIvCHvSLvCUvCSvKNvSB
2017Athletics90.9  90.683.985.076.3   
Total- - -90.9  90.683.985.076.3   

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2017Athletics-3.76.2 0.73.5  -0.712.53 0.794.05  
Total- - --3.76.2 0.73.5  -0.712.53 0.794.05  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2017Athletics-2.7-0.50.3   5.61.6  2.5  
Total- - --2.7-0.50.3   5.61.6  2.5  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2017Athletics-2.27-0.125.10   2.351.67  3.52  
Total- - --2.27-0.125.10   2.351.67  3.52  

SeasonTeamwFAwFCwFSwSIwCHwSLwCUwCSwKNwSB
2017Athletics-1.4  -2.23.56.10.7   
Total- - --1.4  -2.23.56.10.7   

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFC/CwFS/CwSI/CwCH/CwSL/CwCU/CwCS/CwKN/CwSB/C
2017Athletics-2.15  -0.474.132.490.86   
Total- - --2.15  -0.474.132.490.86   

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2017Athletics25.8 %68.2 %42.6 %78.8 %90.9 %86.5 %39.6 %47.9 %5.8 %
2017Average29.9 %66.7 %46.5 %62.9 %85.5 %77.5 %45.0 %60.3 %10.4 %
Total- - -25.8 %68.2 %42.6 %78.8 %90.9 %86.5 %39.6 %47.9 %5.8 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2017Athletics26.3 %64.3 %42.5 %75.2 %93.0 %86.7 %42.6 %22.4
2017Average30.3 %64.1 %46.5 %61.2 %85.8 %77.4 %47.9 %23.8
Total- - -26.3 %64.3 %42.5 %75.2 %93.0 %86.7 %42.6 %22.4

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2017Athletics25.6 %65.2 %42.5 %74.5 %93.1 %86.7 %42.7 %23.4
Total- - -25.6 %65.2 %42.5 %74.5 %93.1 %86.7 %42.7 %23.4

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2017Athletics (AAA)P151479.28161  1          
2017AthleticsP101058.2180000000 1   1.000 
Total- - -P101058.2180000000 1   1.000 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2017AthleticsP58.21  102              
Total- - -P58.21  102              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2017AthleticsP58.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (2)100.0%      (5)
Total- - -P58.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (2)100.0%      (5)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2017Athletics1.60.40.61.06.20.6$4.9 
Total- - -1.60.40.61.06.20.6$4.9 

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  • 2012 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1s, Pick: 25, Overall: 56
    • Team: Chicago Cubs
    • School: Heritage HS (CA)