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2015 Full Season Projections (seasonal age 25)
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Birth Date1-13-1989
Height6' 4"
Weight210 lbs
Age26 years, 7 months, 15 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2011
2012
0.22013
-0.12014
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2013 SFN MLB 9 0 7.7 4 2 12 0 .247 97 4.7 2.3 0.0 14.1 53% .267 .138 0.78 0.67 0.00 80 2.58 0.2
2014 BOS MLB 6 0 10.0 11 5 6 1 .270 100 9.9 4.5 0.9 5.4 28% .323 .294 1.60 0.00 4.50 108 5.75 -0.2
2015 BOS MLB 7 0 10.7 12 2 6 2 .265 117 10.1 1.7 1.7 5.1 28% .294 .270 1.31 4.99 5.91 105 4.76 -0.0
CareerMLB22028.3279243.2621068.62.91.07.633%.300.2461.273.743.811004.590.0

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2010 GIA Rk 12 0 11.0 9 0 22 0 .249 80 7.4 0.0 0.0 18.0 62% .462 .171 0.82 0.26 0.82
2011 SJO A+ 26 0 24.7 16 12 44 1 .277 95 5.8 4.4 0.4 16.1 34% .349 .191 1.14 2.49 0.73
2011 RIC AA 28 0 28.7 20 13 34 1 .278 83 6.3 4.1 0.3 10.7 32% .271 .229 1.15 2.85 2.83
2012 SJO A+ 5 0 5.0 0 1 7 0 .266 86 0.0 1.8 0.0 12.6 56% .000 .085 0.20 1.61 0.00
2012 FRE AAA 39 0 38.0 29 20 36 2 .265 103 6.9 4.7 0.5 8.5 40% .257 .244 1.29 4.35 4.74
2012 SCO Wnt 9 0 9.0 8 3 12 1 .000 8.0 3.0 1.0 12.0 0% .318 .000 1.22 3.70 3.00
2013 SFN MLB 9 0 7.7 4 2 12 0 .247 97 4.7 2.3 0.0 14.1 53% .267 .138 0.78 0.67 0.00
2013 FRE AAA 54 0 55.3 54 16 63 7 .270 101 8.8 2.6 1.1 10.2 37% .315 .243 1.27 3.86 4.07
2014 BOS MLB 6 0 10.0 11 5 6 1 .270 100 9.9 4.5 0.9 5.4 28% .323 .294 1.60 0.00 4.50
2014 FRE AAA 41 0 39.3 40 13 46 5 .271 97 9.2 3.0 1.1 10.5 31% .337 .254 1.35 0.00 3.89
2014 PAW AAA 7 0 6.7 5 5 9 0 .254 87 6.8 6.8 0.0 12.2 18% .294 .259 1.50 0.00 2.70
2015 BOS MLB 7 0 10.7 12 2 6 2 .265 117 10.1 1.7 1.7 5.1 28% .294 .270 1.31 4.99 5.91
2015 PAW AAA 29 0 31.7 23 10 32 1 .251 95 6.5 2.8 0.3 9.1 36% .265 .201 1.04 2.69 2.27
2015 RSX Rk 1 1 1.0 2 0 0 0 .303 18.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 50% .500 .000 2.00 3.29 0.00

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2013 134 0.5149 0.5075 0.6912 0.6812 0.3231 0.7021 0.6667 0.3088
2014 167 0.5210 0.5090 0.8000 0.6782 0.3250 0.8305 0.7308 0.2000
2015 163 0.4969 0.5276 0.9070 0.7901 0.2683 0.9688 0.7273 0.0930
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Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2012-07-05 2012-08-07 Minors 33 29 Right Elbow Strain Flexor Pronator Mass - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2015 BOS $
2014 SFN $
2013 SFN $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 48 dLee Long1 year/$0.5095M (2015)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5095M (2015). Re-signed by Boston 3/8/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by San Francisco 3/4/14. Acquired by Boston in trade from San Francisco 7/26/14 (Peavy deal).
  • 1 year (2013). Contract selected by San Francisco 9/3/13.
  • Drafted by San Francisco 2010 (5-168) (College of Charleston). $0.185M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .300 .344 .467 .280
11 vs R (Multi) .233 .325 .370 .245
18 Split (Multi) .067 .018 .097 .035
19 LgAvg (Multi) .008 .020 .017 .015
30 vs L (2014) .364 .417 .545 .330
31 vs R (2014) .259 .355 .444 .281
38 Split (2014) .104 .062 .101 .049
39 LgAvg (2014) .007 .019 .010 .013

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BP Articles

Heath Hembree is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDeep League Report: Week 21Keith Cromer2015-08-26
BP Boston: How Losing Positioned The Red Sox For SuccessDustin Palmateer2015-04-21
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: Shortening Your Dynasty RebuildJ.P. Breen2014-12-12
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: August 27, 2014Daniel Rathman2014-08-27
BP Unfiltered: The 2014 Trade Deadline Transaction Analysis Thread BP Staff2014-07-31
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Bochy and Peavy, Back TogetherJason Parks2014-07-28
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Bochy and Peavy, Back TogetherR.J. Anderson2014-07-28
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Bochy and Peavy, Back TogetherMike Gianella2014-07-28
PECOTA Takes on Prospects: Introduction: I Now Pronounce You Scout and StatAndrew Koo2014-04-15
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief PitchersIan Lefkowitz2014-03-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief PitchersJared Weiss2014-03-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief PitchersBen Murphy2014-03-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDynasty League Positional Rankings: Top 75 Relief PitchersBret Sayre2014-03-06
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTale of the Tape: Joe Nathan vs. Sergio RomoWilson Karaman2014-03-06
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessGet to Know: Relief Pitcher ProspectsBen Carsley2014-03-05
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessState of the Position: ClosersBen Carsley2014-03-03
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: San Francisco Giants Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2014-01-15
This article requires BP Premium accessCovering the Call-Ups, Part One: The PitchersJeff Moore2013-09-12
This article requires BP Premium accessCovering the Call-Ups, Part One: The PitchersBen Carsley2013-09-12
This article requires BP Premium accessCovering the Call-Ups, Part One: The PitchersCraig Goldstein2013-09-12
This article requires BP Premium accessCovering the Call-Ups, Part One: The PitchersJason Cole2013-09-12
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week 23Mike Gianella2013-09-05
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week 23Bret Sayre2013-09-05
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 3, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-03
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Wednesday, March 20Zach Mortimer2013-03-21
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: San Francisco Giants Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2013-03-01
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: What Could Go Wrong in 2012: San Francisco Giants Jason Parks2012-05-29
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: NL West Prospect PreviewKevin Goldstein2012-04-06
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Notable NRI: NL WestR.J. Anderson2012-03-09
Future Shock: Giants Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2012-02-03


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2014-03-12 14:00:00 (link to chat)Have a favorite pick you've made in the reliever draft thus far? Didn't make it into your league so can't see your roster.
(Alex from Milwaukee)
My league is in the middle of the 13th round. My 12 picks so far:

Craig Kimbrel
Grant Balfour
Junichi Tazawa
Kevin Siegrist
Craig Stammen
Will Smith
Carlos Martinez
Adam Ottavino
Wade Davis
Manny Parra
Heath Hembree
Santiago Casilla

(For anyone who doesn't know what we're talking about, Sam is running a reliever-only fantasy league with Effectively Wild listeners. Only categories are runs allowed and strikeouts, and only relief innings count.) (Ben Lindbergh)
2013-06-20 13:00:00 (link to chat)Are any of these arm prospects going to make an impact in 2 years for fantasy owners?: Roberto Osuna, Lucas Giolito, Heath Hembree, Matt Wisler, or Blake Snell?
(Hector from Santa Ana)
I'd bet on Wisler of that group. Hembree should be a major leaguer, but we'll see if he's doing anything of fantasy import. (Paul Sporer)
2012-10-30 13:00:00 (link to chat)Thanks for the chat today. I have questions on a couple of guys. Darrin Ruf will he become a decent MLB bat? Heath Hembree does he make the major league roster next season?
(Frederick from T Hills)
Hi Frederick, thanks for the questions. Ruf's impressive power display last season is softened a bit by the fact that he did it as a 25-year-old in Double-A. Still, that was quite a display and I'd think a team would have room for his bat as a platoon option (he destroyed lefties in 2012) or coming off the bench. As for Hembree, that's a loaded bullpen, but we'll see him up with the Giants at some point. (Geoff Young)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Heath Hembree has thrown 531 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2012 and 2015, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2015, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (95mph) and Slider (89mph), also mixing in a Change (90mph).