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Steve Cishek

29-Year-Old Pitcher – St. Louis Cardinals

2015 Stats

W-L

2-6

ERA

4.36

WHIP

1.58

K

28

SV

3

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

How does one of the most consistent relief pitchers in the league top his first full season as closer in which he converted 34-of-36 saves with a 2.33 ERA and 1.08 WHIP? By improving his strikeout rat...

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2015 ADP:  104.86

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 6"   WT: 213   DOB: 6/18/1986   BORN: Falmouth, MA   COLLEGE: Carson-Newman   DRAFTED: 5th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Steve Cishek Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year, $6.65 million contract with the Marlins on Friday, avoiding arbitration.

July 25, 2015  –  Steve Cishek News

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Steve Cishek Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2010 24 A+ JUP 22 0 0 35.0 29 11 0 28 19 0 6 4 0 0 2.83 1.37
2010 24 AA JAC 22 0 0 31.1 30 15 0 34 10 3 1 2 0 0 4.31 1.29
2010 24 MAJ MIA 3 0 0 4.3 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.46
2011 25 AAA NEW 15 0 0 23.0 18 6 1 19 12 1 1 0 0 0 2.35 1.30
2011 25 MAJ MIA 45 0 0 54.7 45 16 1 55 19 2 1 3 0 2 2.63 1.17
2012 26 MAJ MIA 68 0 0 63.7 54 19 3 68 29 5 2 15 4 13 2.69 1.30
2013 27 MAJ MIA 69 0 0 69.7 53 18 3 74 22 4 6 34 2 1 2.33 1.08
2014 28 MAJ MIA 67 0 0 65.3 58 23 3 84 21 4 5 39 4 0 3.17 1.21
2015 29 AA JAC 5 0 0 6.0 5 0 0 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0.00 0.83
2015 29 MAJ MIA 32 0 0 32.0 37 16 2 28 14 2 6 3 4 3 4.50 1.59
2015 29 MAJ STL 1 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.00
2015  (Multiple Teams) 29 MAJ MIA/STL 33 0 0 33.0 38 16 2 28 14 2 6 3 4 3 4.36 1.58
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3-Year Averages     68 0 0 66.2 55 20 3 75 24 4 4 29 3 4 2.72 1.19
Career  (View All)     285 0 0 290.7 249 92 12 312 106 17 20 94 2.85 1.22

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats

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Steve Cishek Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Jul. 26 Atl 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.36 1.58
Jul. 23 KC 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.50 1.59
Jul. 18 NYM 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.97 1.69
Jul. 3 SD 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 5.20 1.66
Jul. 1 CWS 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 5.40 1.73
Jun. 30 CWS 0.7 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 5.61 1.75
Jun. 25 @Mia 1.7 2 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.76 1.80
Jun. 23 @Mia 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.79 1.80
Jun. 21 @Phi 0.7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 6.04 1.84
Jun. 19 @Phi 0.7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 6.23 1.85
Jun. 16 Min 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 6.43 1.81
Jun. 14 KC 0.7 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 6.75 1.85
May. 31 LAD 0.7 2 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 6.98 1.86
May. 26 Ari 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 6.75 1.77
May. 22 @KC 0.7 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 7.13 1.87
May. 21 @NYM 1.7 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 7.41 1.82
Last 14 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
3.0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.67
Last 30 Days
8 Games:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
8.3 6 1 1 0 1 6 0 0 0 1-0 0 0 2 1.08 0.84
Last 60 Days
16 Games:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
15.3 16 2 2 0 3 12 0 0 0 1-1 0 0 2 1.17 1.24

Steve Cishek Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20156714816411.271
2014150541029612.213
2013149411631902.235

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20158114622501.306
2014125301129621.266
201313233622011.185

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201519.722215714.581.53
201434.74315441012.861.18
201339.3441435822.521.02

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201513.304113714.051.65
201430.70224401123.521.24
201330.30220391412.081.15
Steve Cishek Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2010 24 A+ JUP 22 0 35.0 7.20 4.89 1.47 0.00 77.1% 2.83 3.74 .291
2010 24 AA JAC 22 0 31.1 9.84 2.89 3.40 0.00 62.5% 4.31 2.46 .358
2010 24 MAJ MIA 3 0 4.3 6.23 2.08 3.00 0.00 1.00 100% 92.5 MPH 0.00 2.51 .098
2011 25 AAA NEW 15 0 23.0 7.43 4.70 1.58 0.39 82.8% 2.35 3.94 .270
2011 25 MAJ MIA 45 0 54.7 9.05 3.13 2.89 0.16 2.15 76.2% 92.7 MPH 2.63 2.63 .307
2012 26 MAJ MIA 68 0 63.7 9.61 4.10 2.34 0.42 1.72 80% 92.2 MPH 2.69 3.33 .314
2013 27 MAJ MIA 69 0 69.7 9.56 2.84 3.36 0.39 1.94 79.2% 92.3 MPH 2.33 2.67 .290
2014 28 MAJ MIA 67 0 65.3 11.57 2.89 4.00 0.41 1.64 73.7% 91.7 MPH 3.17 2.24 .354
2015 29 AA JAC 5 0 6.0 6.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 1.87 .279
2015 29 MAJ MIA 32 0 32.0 7.88 3.94 2.00 0.56 1.81 71.4% 90.6 MPH 4.50 3.58 .360
2015 29 MAJ STL 1 0 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.00 100% 90.6 MPH 0.00 3.20 .262
2015  (Multiple Teams) 29 MAJ MIA/STL 33 0 33.0 7.64 3.82 2.00 0.55 1.82 72% 90.6 MPH 4.36 3.61 .356
Today's Projections     0 0 .4 8.94 3.89 2.30 0.86 76.3% 3.72 0.55 .333
Next 7 Days     0 0 2.8 8.94 3.89 2.30 0.82 76.1% 3.72 3.69 .334
Rest Of Season     0 0 25.0 8.94 3.89 2.30 0.80 76% 3.72 3.67 .334
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3-Year Averages     68 0 66.2 10.19 3.26 3.13 0.41 77.6% 2.72 2.61 .318
Career     285 0 290.7 9.66 3.28 2.94 0.37 76.7% 2.85 2.72 .318

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2015 Stat Review for Steve Cishek    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2014 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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2.00 K/BB
POOR
7.64 K/9
WEAK
3.82 BB/9
POOR
90.6 MPH Fastball
POOR
0.6 HR/9
GOOD
1.82 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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4.36 ERA
TERRIBLE
1.58 WHIP
TERRIBLE
3.61 FIP
WEAK
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.356 BABIP
HIGH
72.0% Strand Rate
LOW

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Steve Cishek: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

The Marlins traded Cishek to the Cardinals on Friday, Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald reports.

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Cishek was saddled with the loss Tuesday, recording just one out and allowing three runs (zero earned) against the Red Sox.

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Cishek returned to the mound during Sunday's loss to the Rockies, pitching two thirds of an inning with a walk and one strikeout.

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Cishek was recalled from Double-A Jacksonville after Friday's game against the Rockies, Manny Navarro of the Miami Herald reports.

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The Marlins have optioned Cishek to Double-A Jacksonville, MLB.com's Joe Frisaro reports.

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Cishek said Tuesday that he will be used in earlier innings for the time being, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports.

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Cishek blew a save opportunity for the second day in a row and the fourth time in seven attempts in Monday's loss to the Dodgers. After the game, manager Mike Redmond wouldn't commit to a change, but hinted that one might be in the offing, the Miami Herald reports. "(Cishek) has done a tremendous job for us," Redmond said. "But at the end of the day, it's about winning games. We can't keep blowing late leads. We'll see tomorrow, regroup, see where we're at."

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2014

Cishek hit a stride down the stretch last season following a shaky start that left him with a 5.40 ERA on May 18 (16 appearances). From that point on, however, the Marlins' stopper was among the most automatic relief arms in the game, allowing just eight earned runs over his final 53.0 innings pitched (1.36 ERA) and striking out over a batter per inning. All told, Cishek cashed in 34-of-36 save opportunities to go along with a sparkling 2.33 ERA and 1.08 WHIP. Cishek bumped his strikeout rate up for a third straight season to a career best 26.3% in 2013 while also inducing groundballs at a 53.1% clip -- the second best rate among pitchers who recorded 20 or more saves. The 6-foot-6 righty capitalizes on a side-arm delivery to work with a 92-mph sinker that continues to get the job done in the ninth. Cishek will enter the season locked in at the back end of the Miami bullpen.

2013

Though he didn't see back-to-back save chances until late July, Cishek took the Marlins' closer role and ran with it, converting 13-of-14 opportunities over the season's final three months. Overall, the side-arm slinging right-hander dominated to the tune of a 2.69 ERA while registering 9.6 K/9. Cishek's walk rate is a touch higher than you would like out of a ninth-inning reliever (4.1 BB/9) and it's also moving in the wrong direction (3.1 BB/9 in 2011); still, Cishek got the job done in the endgame role and with Heath Bell now out of the picture, he remains the favorite for saves in South Florida heading into 2013.

2012

Cishek had a good spring training in 2011 and never looked back, finishing the year as the Marlins closer by default. He's got a solid, but not exceptional, fastball/slider combo, and that led to a strong 9.05 K/9IP over 45 appearances in the big leagues. Unfortunately for those who grabbed him as a potential cheap keeper and sources of saves, he should settle in as one of the Marlins' primary setup men with Heath Bell in town.