Jeff Niemann

 
Age: 35
Bats/Throws: R/R
6' 9" / 285
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RotoWire News: Niemann (shoulder) remains confident he will make a return at some point during the 2014 season, MLB.com reports. (2/18/2014)

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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 %  3.983.823.82 
2008Rays (AAA)9502424133.08.663.381.02.24671.1 %46.8 %11.6 %3.594.103.75 
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 %4.394.614.181.3
2010Rays000103.012.003.000.00.250100.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.001.412.23 
2011Rays (A+)000114.04.500.000.00.100100.0 %40.0 %0.0 %0.002.393.22 
2011Rays (AAA)110229.17.712.890.00.33369.2 %57.1 %0.0 %3.862.493.73 
2011Rays11702323135.16.982.461.20.27873.1 %46.0 %12.6 %4.064.133.731.6
2012Rays (A+)000226.09.004.500.00.45061.5 %45.0 %0.0 %6.003.394.38 
2012Rays (AAA)000228.14.322.161.08.45768.2 %39.4 %11.1 %7.564.484.08 
2012Rays2308838.08.052.840.47.26465.5 %51.4 %6.3 %3.083.093.650.9
Total- - -402609792544.16.762.931.07.28172.7 %43.9 %10.4 %4.084.234.146.5
Postseason- - -000103.012.003.000.00.250100.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.001.412.23 

SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2006Devil Rays (AA)552.6814140000077.1320562423629073084
2007Devil Rays (AAA)1263.98252500000131.0580144695813461980123
2008Rays (AAA)953.59242431000133.0547101605315500520128
2008Rays225.06520000016.0761812938010014
2009Rays1363.94313022000180.2769185847917591960125
2010Rays1284.39302911000174.1733159868525616740131
2010Rays000.0010000003.091000100004
2011Rays (A+)000.0011000004.0121000000002
2011Rays (AAA)113.8622000009.14110440300208
2011Rays1174.06232310000135.1572131656118371570105
2012Rays (A+)006.0022000006.0309540301006
2012Rays (AAA)007.5622000008.14217771200004
2012Rays233.08880000038.0156301713212022034
Total- - -40264.08979243000544.1230652326424765177824190409
Postseason- - -000.0010000003.091000100004

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 %1201285.51
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 %92944.07
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 %1111144.61
2010Rays12.003.004.000.0044.4 %11.1 %33.3 %.1250.67.250100.0 %0341.41
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 %1041044.13
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 %79763.09
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 %1011024.23
Postseason- - -12.003.004.000.0044.4 %11.1 %33.3 %.1250.67.250100.0 %0341.41

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2008Rays (AAA)1.2916.9 %46.8 %36.3 %17.8 %11.6 %  51.1 %23.4 %25.6 %     3.75
2008Rays1.0014.3 %42.9 %42.9 %4.8 %14.3 %9.5 %50.0 %41.5 %26.4 %32.1 %20.8 %52.8 %26.4 %4.421114.80
2009Rays1.0320.0 %40.5 %39.5 %12.1 %7.6 %6.1 %54.5 %42.2 %31.8 %26.0 %18.4 %55.0 %26.6 %4.471014.46
2010Rays1.1316.2 %44.4 %39.4 %12.2 %12.2 %7.4 %42.9 %44.6 %33.5 %21.9 %15.5 %52.4 %32.0 %4.191004.18
2010Rays1.000.0 %50.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %50.0 %0.0 %      1.50532.23
2011Rays (A+)1.0020.0 %40.0 %40.0 %0.0 %0.0 %  50.0 %0.0 %50.0 %     3.22
2011Rays (AAA)1.607.1 %57.1 %35.7 %30.0 %0.0 %  40.0 %26.7 %33.3 %     3.73
2011Rays1.3419.5 %46.0 %34.5 %16.8 %12.6 %5.8 %30.0 %46.1 %35.5 %18.4 %24.7 %49.6 %25.6 %3.78923.73
2012Rays (A+)1.1315.0 %45.0 %40.0 %0.0 %0.0 %  45.0 %15.0 %40.0 %     4.38
2012Rays (AAA)1.4433.3 %39.4 %27.3 %44.4 %11.1 %  42.9 %34.3 %22.9 %     4.08
2012Rays1.7218.7 %51.4 %29.9 %6.3 %6.3 %7.3 %100.0 %39.8 %37.0 %23.1 %13.9 %58.3 %27.8 %3.67883.65
Total- - -1.1718.4 %43.9 %37.7 %12.7 %10.4 %6.6 %45.0 %43.8 %33.4 %22.8 %18.9 %53.0 %28.1 %4.16984.14
Postseason- - -1.000.0 %50.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %50.0 %0.0 %      1.50532.23

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2008Rays (AAA)1661296023    79212652057
2008Rays21217124212108171279
2009Rays2292231132714116129106018302890
2010Rays23120584251714610398616502636
2010Rays22001000152540
2011Rays (A+)4420    01717
2011Rays (AAA)161023    54106160
2011Rays1911438124111037877513752150
2012Rays (A+)9830    3867105
2012Rays (AAA)139114    52101153
2012Rays553220241117253393646
Total- - -72762430579484018339318254198601
Postseason- - -22001000152540

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2008Rays-0.17-1.441.26-4.20-0.430.950.000.721.003-0.460.2801
2009Rays1.56-11.7213.2814.221.450.94 0.851.32281.060.6000
2010Rays-0.47-13.2112.74-2.69-0.241.00 0.921.1329-0.540.0610
2010Rays0.000.000.011.350.150.02 0.04 00.150.0200
2011Rays0.60-8.799.390.00-0.040.89 0.880.8622-0.050.7200
2012Rays0.16-2.622.783.220.330.991.600.960.9480.19-0.0300
Total- - -1.67-37.7839.4510.561.060.950.800.881.10900.211.5511
Postseason- - -0.000.000.011.350.150.02 0.04 00.150.0200

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2008Rays64.4% (92.3)15.1% (79.3) 12.6% (74.4) 7.9% (81.9) 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)6.6% (84.3) 23.6% (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)10.2% (83.6)0.3% (89.0)16.4% (77.7)0.2% (82.2)7.4% (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 %   
2009Rays69.0 %2.0 % 0.1 %  8.9 %15.4 %  4.7 %   
2010Rays34.7 %29.2 %1.1 %3.4 %  10.8 %14.9 %  6.1 %   
2011Rays23.1 %38.0 % 1.6 %  6.2 %23.6 %  7.6 %   
2012Rays16.0 %30.1 %12.9 %0.8 %  12.1 %18.0 %  10.1 %   
Total- - -42.9 %21.4 %1.3 %1.6 % 0.0 %8.8 %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  

SeasonTeamFA%FC%FS%SI%CH%SL%CU%CS%KN%SB%XX%
2008Rays46.6 %  17.9 %7.9 %17.6 %10.0 %    
2009Rays45.9 %  26.2 %4.1 %12.9 %11.0 %    
2010Rays32.0 %  30.9 %10.7 %11.3 %15.2 %    
2011Rays28.9 %  32.4 %8.7 %6.6 %23.4 %    
2012Rays25.3 %  29.5 %10.6 %16.6 %18.0 %    
Total- - -35.9 %  29.2 %7.9 %11.2 %15.9 %    

SeasonTeamvFAvFCvFSvSIvCHvSLvCUvCSvKNvSB
2008Rays92.9  93.582.379.874.3   
2009Rays92.3  92.383.782.977.4   
2010Rays92.2  92.685.986.779.4   
2011Rays91.5  91.884.184.778.9   
2012Rays90.8  91.483.086.777.5   
Total- - -92.1  92.284.684.678.5   

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2008Rays-3.6-0.5 1.6 -0.9 -2.00-1.18 4.53 -4.18 
2009Rays7.7-1.9 0.20.00.7 0.37-0.57 0.060.180.63 
2010Rays10.0-1.2 -2.7 0.4 0.60-0.43 -0.67 0.16 
2011Rays1.8-4.6 0.4 -1.7 0.14-3.28 0.09 -0.92 
2012Rays1.72.51.3-1.0 0.3 0.463.975.32-0.83 0.42 
Total- - -17.6-5.81.3-1.40.0-1.2 0.32-0.675.32-0.100.18-0.19 

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  

SeasonTeamwFAwFCwFSwSIwCHwSLwCUwCSwKNwSB
2008Rays-1.2  -3.2-0.9-0.31.4   
2009Rays3.7  3.50.8-2.30.1   
2010Rays-2.8  15.7-1.4-2.9-3.0   
2011Rays6.5  -5.1-3.2-3.42.1   
2012Rays1.3  0.90.04.0-0.9   
Total- - -7.5  11.9-4.8-4.9-0.3   

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFC/CwFS/CwSI/CwCH/CwSL/CwCU/CwCS/CwKN/CwSB/C
2008Rays-0.92  -6.40-4.18-0.645.01   
2009Rays0.28  0.470.64-0.620.04   
2010Rays-0.33  1.95-0.50-0.97-0.75   
2011Rays1.05  -0.74-1.72-2.410.42   
2012Rays0.81  0.50-0.043.70-0.80   
Total- - -0.25  0.48-0.71-0.51-0.02   

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2008Rays22.7 %60.9 %41.6 %68.8 %85.7 %81.0 %49.5 %57.9 %7.9 %
2008Average24.9 %65.4 %45.4 %61.6 %87.9 %80.7 %50.5 %58.6 %8.7 %
2009Rays23.5 %66.1 %45.5 %66.4 %90.4 %84.4 %51.6 %57.7 %7.1 %
2009Average24.9 %66.0 %44.9 %62.0 %87.8 %80.5 %48.7 %58.2 %8.7 %
2010Rays26.7 %63.5 %45.1 %63.6 %89.0 %81.4 %49.9 %58.0 %8.3 %
2010Average28.6 %64.4 %45.0 %66.4 %88.1 %80.7 %45.8 %58.8 %8.6 %
2011Rays29.9 %62.6 %44.6 %71.4 %90.2 %83.3 %45.0 %60.8 %7.4 %
2011Average29.9 %65.0 %45.6 %68.0 %87.9 %80.7 %44.6 %59.4 %8.8 %
2012Rays29.7 %61.1 %42.9 %66.7 %87.3 %79.0 %41.9 %56.4 %9.0 %
2012Average30.3 %64.7 %45.6 %66.8 %87.2 %79.6 %44.4 %59.8 %9.2 %
Total- - -26.7 %64.0 %44.8 %67.2 %89.6 %82.7 %48.6 %58.5 %7.7 %

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

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2008Rays24.8 %59.7 %41.6 %63.9 %90.0 %81.9 %48.0 %20.7
2009Rays25.2 %61.8 %45.6 %67.0 %90.8 %85.0 %55.7 %22.5
2010Rays27.5 %60.4 %45.1 %61.3 %89.7 %81.7 %53.7 %23.7
2011Rays28.7 %58.6 %44.6 %65.5 %91.0 %83.3 %52.9 %23.3
2012Rays26.9 %58.9 %42.9 %65.5 %84.7 %78.6 %49.8 %25.0
Total- - -26.9 %60.3 %44.9 %64.6 %90.1 %83.0 %53.7 %23.2

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2006Devil Rays (AA)P141477.1760  0          
2007Devil Rays (AAA)P2525131.06170  0          
2008Rays (AAA)P2424133.015133  3          
2008RaysP5216.0010000000 2   1.000 
2009RaysP3130180.29120003202 24   1.000 
2010RaysP3029174.18141011001 21   .957 
2011Rays (A+)P114.0100  0          
2011Rays (AAA)P229.1210  0          
2011RaysP2323135.110210000100 16   1.000 
2012Rays (A+)P226.0000  0          
2012Rays (AAA)P228.1040  0          
2012RaysP8838.0260002200 8   1.000 
Total- - -P9792544.129541016503 71   .988 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSZrCERArSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2008RaysP16.00 0  000           
2009RaysP180.20 -2  0-2-4           
2010RaysP174.1-2 -2  0-3-5           
2011RaysP135.11 -1  000           
2012RaysP38.00 -1  021           
Total- - -P544.1-1 -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-0.20.0-0.1-0.1-1.2-0.1($0.5) 
2009Rays3.20.00.30.329.12.9$18.7 
2010Rays1.81.2-0.70.512.51.3$7.5 
2011Rays1.50.5-0.6-0.115.11.6$11.9 
2012Rays0.60.3-0.6-0.38.10.9$5.6 
Total- - -6.82.0-1.70.363.66.5$43.3 

  • $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)