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Chris Capuano

36-Year-Old Pitcher – New York Yankees

2015 Stats

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0-4

ERA

5.00

WHIP

1.52

K

28

SV

0

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

The simple fact that Capuano is still pitching at the major league level is an upset in itself. He has undergone two Tommy John surgeries, he missed two years back in 2008-09, and he has outlasted fiv...

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2015 ADP:  645.41

Rank (Overall): Hidden

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 220   DOB: 8/19/1978   BORN: Springfield, MA   COLLEGE: Duke   DRAFTED: 8th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Chris Capuano Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year contract with the Yankees in December of 2014.

June 13, 2015  –  Chris Capuano News

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Chris Capuano 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
2004 25 A HIG 1 1 0 2.0 6 6 1 2 3 0 1 0 27.00 4.50
2004 25 A BEL 1 1 0 2.7 3 1 1 4 1 0 0 0 3.37 1.50
2004 25 AAA IND 2 2 0 8.7 10 8 1 9 5 0 1 0 8.31 1.73
2005 26 MAJ MIL 35 35 0 219.0 212 97 31 176 91 18 12 0 3.99 1.38
2006 27 MAJ MIL 35 34 2 221.3 229 99 29 174 47 11 12 0 4.03 1.25
2007 28 MAJ MIL 29 25 0 150.0 170 85 20 132 54 5 12 0 5.10 1.49
2009 30 R HEL 3 3 0 6.0 3 1 1 4 0 0 0 0 1.50 0.50
2009 30 R AZL 3 3 0 3.0 5 2 0 4 2 0 0 0 6.00 2.33
2010 31 A+ BRE 4 3 0 14.2 12 2 1 17 0 2 0 0 0 0 1.23 0.85
2010 31 AAA NAS 4 4 0 25.0 21 5 0 16 4 1 1 0 0 0 1.80 1.00
2010 31 MAJ MIL 24 9 0 66.0 65 29 9 54 21 4 4 0 0 1 3.95 1.30
2011 32 MAJ NYM 33 31 1 186.0 198 94 27 168 53 11 12 0 0 1 4.55 1.35
2012 33 MAJ LAD 33 33 0 198.3 188 82 25 162 54 12 12 0 0 0 3.72 1.22
2013 34 AAA ALB 2 2 0 9.1 8 2 0 9 3 0 0 0 0 0 1.93 1.21
2013 34 MAJ LAD 24 20 0 105.7 125 50 11 81 24 4 7 0 1 0 4.26 1.41
2014 35 AA TUL 1 1 0 4.2 4 1 0 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.93 1.43
2014 35 AAA COL 3 3 0 14.2 12 5 2 14 3 1 0 0 0 0 3.07 1.06
2014 35 MAJ NYY 12 12 0 65.7 67 31 7 55 19 2 3 0 0 0 4.25 1.31
2014 35 MAJ BOS 28 0 0 31.7 34 16 3 29 15 1 1 0 1 4 4.55 1.55
2014  (Multiple Teams) 35 MAJ NYY/BOS 40 12 0 97.3 101 47 10 84 34 3 4 0 1 4 4.35 1.39
2015 36 A+ TAM 1 1 0 4.0 2 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.50
2015 36 AAA SCR 2 2 0 10.2 11 3 0 7 2 1 1 0 0 0 2.53 1.27
2015 36 MAJ NYY 11 3 0 27.0 33 15 3 28 8 0 4 0 0 1 5.00 1.52
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3-Year Averages     32 21 0 133.8 138 59 15 109 37 6 7 0 0 1 3.97 1.31
Career  (View All)     290 224 3 1,392.0 1,439 664 186 1,162 434 76 91 0 4.29 1.35

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Chris Capuano 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. 3 TB 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.00 1.52
Jun. 25 @Hou 2.3 2 1 1 0 2 2 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.19 1.50
Jun. 22 Phi 2.7 3 2 2 1 0 3 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.32 1.48
Jun. 16 @Mia 4.0 4 2 2 0 2 5 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.14 1.52
Jun. 12 @Bal 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.29 1.53
Jun. 10 Was 2.0 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 5.63 1.56
Jun. 6 LAA 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.79 1.64
Jun. 3 @Sea 0.3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 6.23 1.77
May. 29 @Oak 5.3 6 4 3 0 2 4 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 6.39 1.74
May. 24 Tex 4.3 8 3 2 1 0 4 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 7.36 1.91
May. 17 @KC 3.0 4 4 4 1 2 4 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 12.00 2.00
Last 14 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 2.0 IP/G
6.0 7 3 3 1 2 7 2 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 4.50 1.50
Last 30 Days
8 Games:  Avg. 1.8 IP/G
14.3 15 6 6 1 4 16 3 0 0 0-1 0 0 1 3.77 1.33
Last 60 Days
11 Games:  Avg. 2.5 IP/G
27.0 33 17 15 3 8 28 3 0 0 0-4 0 0 1 5.00 1.52

Chris Capuano Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20155012512400.279
201411517634517.321
201311820428500.248

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20157416321403.309
20143146728671723.242
201333961209724211.312

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201511.002012024.091.36
201447.7020402054.721.51
201357.3250481485.181.62

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201516.002016815.631.63
201449.7320441453.991.27
201348.3220331033.171.16
Chris Capuano 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
2004 25 A HIG 1 1 2.0 9.00 13.50 0.67 4.50 37.5% 27.00 12.20 .579
2004 25 A BEL 1 1 2.7 13.53 3.38 4.00 3.38 100% 3.37 6.21 .364
2004 25 AAA IND 2 2 8.7 9.35 5.19 1.80 1.04 50% 8.31 4.70 .368
2005 26 MAJ MIL 35 35 219.0 7.23 3.74 1.93 1.27 75.7% 3.99 4.72 .291
2006 27 MAJ MIL 35 34 221.3 7.08 1.91 3.70 1.18 0.98 71.7% 4.03 3.99 .308
2007 28 MAJ MIL 29 25 150.0 7.92 3.24 2.44 1.20 1.05 68.1% 5.10 4.29 .340
2009 30 R HEL 3 3 6.0 6.00 0.00 0.00 1.50 100% 1.50 4.03 .134
2009 30 R AZL 3 3 3.0 12.00 6.00 2.00 0.00 71.4% 6.00 2.53 .529
2010 31 A+ BRE 4 3 14.2 10.77 0.00 0.00 0.63 90.9% 1.23 1.72 .323
2010 31 AAA NAS 4 4 25.0 5.76 1.44 4.00 0.00 80% 1.80 2.52 .278
2010 31 MAJ MIL 24 9 66.0 7.36 2.86 2.57 1.23 1.23 74% 87.4 MPH 3.95 4.34 .298
2011 32 MAJ NYM 33 31 186.0 8.13 2.56 3.17 1.31 1.14 70.1% 87.9 MPH 4.55 4.22 .324
2012 33 MAJ LAD 33 33 198.3 7.35 2.45 3.00 1.13 1.01 73.7% 88.0 MPH 3.72 4.05 .291
2013 34 AAA ALB 2 2 9.1 8.90 2.97 3.00 0.00 81.8% 1.93 2.21 .324
2013 34 MAJ LAD 24 20 105.7 6.90 2.04 3.38 0.94 1.48 71.7% 88.9 MPH 4.26 3.70 .344
2014 35 AA TUL 1 1 4.2 15.00 4.29 3.50 0.00 83.3% 1.93 1.30 .452
2014 35 AAA COL 3 3 14.2 8.87 1.90 4.67 1.27 76.9% 3.07 3.69 .277
2014 35 MAJ NYY 12 12 65.7 7.54 2.60 2.89 0.96 1.35 69.6% 89.3 MPH 4.25 3.92 .315
2014 35 MAJ BOS 28 0 31.7 8.24 4.26 1.93 0.85 1.33 71.7% 89.3 MPH 4.55 4.12 .340
2014  (Multiple Teams) 35 MAJ NYY/BOS 40 12 97.3 7.77 3.14 2.47 0.92 1.35 70.4% 89.3 MPH 4.35 3.89 .323
2015 36 A+ TAM 1 1 4.0 9.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 1.20 .216
2015 36 AAA SCR 2 2 10.2 6.18 1.76 3.50 0.00 76.9% 2.53 2.42 .336
2015 36 MAJ NYY 11 3 27.0 9.33 2.67 3.50 1.00 2.00 68.4% 88.5 MPH 5.00 3.79 .384
Today's Projections     0 0 .4 7.51 2.59 2.90 0.88 70.6% 4.21 0.46 .329
Next 7 Days     0 0 2.6 7.51 2.63 2.85 0.96 71.3% 4.21 3.80 .327
Rest Of Season     0 5 34.8 7.51 2.61 2.88 0.93 71% 4.21 3.74 .328
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3-Year Averages     32 21 133.8 7.33 2.49 2.95 1.01 72.5% 3.97 3.86 .314
Career     290 224 1,392.0 7.51 2.81 2.68 1.20 71.7% 4.29 4.23 .312

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▲ Basic Stats      ▲ Split Stats

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2015 Stat Review for Chris Capuano    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2014 (min 145 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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3.50 K/BB
GOOD
9.33 K/9
ELITE
2.67 BB/9
WEAK
88.5 MPH Fastball
POOR
1.0 HR/9
WEAK
2.00 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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5.00 ERA
TERRIBLE
1.52 WHIP
TERRIBLE
3.79 FIP
WEAK
BABIP/Strand

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

Explain This

.384 BABIP
HIGH
68.4% Strand Rate
LOW

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Chris Capuano: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Capuano has been moved to the Yankees' bullpen, Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports.

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Capuano (0-3) gave up four runs (three earned), six hits and two walks over 5.1 innings in Friday's loss to Oakland.

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Capuano took the loss Sunday as he gave up three runs (two earned) on eight hits over 4.1 innings against the Texas Rangers.

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Capuano lasted just three innings in his season debut, allowing four runs in Sunday's loss to the Royals.

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Capuano (quadriceps) was officially activated from the 15-day DL on Sunday in advance of his start against the Royals.

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Capuano (quadriceps) will come off the DL to start Sunday against the Royals, YES Network's Meredith Marakovits reports.

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Capuano (quad) will be activated off the DL and will likely start Wednesday against the Nationals.

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Capuano (quad) is slated to throw 90 pitches in a rehab start with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday, The Westchester Journal News reports.

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Capuano (quad) is scheduled to throw five innings or 75 pitches with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, and may only need one more start after that before being activated, the New York Post reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2014

Capuano battled a variety of injuries and had his 2014 option declined by the Dodgers after going 4-7 with a 4.26 ERA and 1.41 WHIP in 105.2 innings. He was pretty effective (3.72 ERA) in 33 starts back in 2012, creating a limited market for his service. He eventually signed a one-year deal with Boston and is expected to fill a role as a long reliever/spot starter.

2013

Capuano's first season in Los Angeles went about as well as can be expected - 3.72 ERA, 12 wins and 162 strikeouts. For a guy who made just nine big league starts from 2008-2010 around his second career Tommy John surgery, the late-career renaissance has been impressive. While he saw a slight decline in his strikeout rate (to 7.3 from 8.1 K/9), most of his peripheral stats were the same as the prior two seasons. The only worry was a 4.76 ERA after the All-Star break. However, he enters the spring in a logjam of starters with the Dodgers and may have to win the final rotation spot or could be traded.

2012

Capuano came all the way back from his second Tommy John surgery to post the best strikeout rate of his career while starting his most games since 2006. That said, Capuano was inconsistent from start-to-start and posted a 5.08 ERA in 14 starts after the All-Star Game. Part of that might have been due to an extremely low strand rate, and it's worth noting that his FIP was a third of a run below his ERA. Capuano signed a two-year deal with the Dodgers, so he gets to pitch in another pitchers park, which should help his overall numbers.

2011

Capuano made a remarkable comeback from a second Tommy John surgery and actually pitched decent for the Brewers. Nearly all of his rate stats were similar to before his pre-surgery marks, though he did get a little lucky with his strand rate. Capuano is a free agent this winter and the Brewers are trying to bring him back. He'll try to find a team that will give him a shot at a rotation spot.

2010

Capuano missed all of the 2008 season and most of the 2009 season after undergoing the second Tommy John surgery of his career. He returned late in 2009 and pitched in six games at the rookie level for the Brewers. No one really has any idea what to expect from him in 2010, but the Brewers will bring him to spring training and take a look. He'll need to prove himself and might need to start in the minors before getting another chance with the Brewers.

2009

Capuano missed the entire 2008 season due to Tommy John surgery on his pitching elbow. It's the second time he's had the surgery and he'll attempt a comeback, but don't expect much.

2008

Capuano's decline appears to have started right after he pitched in the All-Star game in 2006. Since that time he's gone 5-12 with a 5.13 ERA and was removed from the starting rotation late in 2007. A closer look at Capuano's BB/9IP and K/9IP numbers show that they were very similar to his 2005 season when he was 18-12 with a 3.99 ERA. The biggest difference was in BABIP, which jumped from .291 to .340 and may be related to a poor defense behind him. The Brewers appear ready to trade him if they can find a taker. Still, don't expect him to put up 18 wins with any team, even though he could have a bounceback season.

2007

Capuano rode a hot start to an All-Star game appearance, but faded down the stretch. After going 10-4 with a 3.21 ERA in the first half of the season, he finished with a 5.17 ERA in the second half. It was the second year in a row where his first half stats were better than his second half stats, which may or may not be a trend. He was victimized by the long ball in the second half of the season, allowing 19 home runs in just 92.1 innings. The Brewers will slot him second in their rotation behind Ben Sheets and hope that he can find his good stuff for an entire season.

2006

Capuano rode some of the best run support in the league to an 18-12 record in 2005, despite a 3.99 ERA. Many owners will overpay for him because of the wins, but they mask the fact that he was otherwise not much better than league average.

2005

Capuano was a solid back of the rotation starter in 2004 when he was healthy. His biggest problem was the long ball, giving up 18 home runs in just 83 1/3 innings pitched. The Brewers will slot him as the fourth or fifth starter to begin the year.

2004

Capuano came back from Tommy John surgery in 2002 to put up decent numbers in 2003, going 9-5, 3.34 in 23 starts at a hitter-friendly Triple-A park in Tucson, then putting up a 4.64 ERA and a fine 1.15 WHIP in 33 innings of swingman duty for the D-Backs. He's a prime candidate to make Milwaukee's rotation in 2004 after going over in the Richie Sexson deal.

2003

Capuano, 24, went a promising 4-1, 2.72 in six starts at Triple-A early last season before going down with a severely torn ulnar collateral ligament in his pitching arm. Capuano was considered probably the best rotation prospect in the Arizona organization before his injury. He won't be back until June 2003 at the earliest, and he'll rehab in the minors when he does return.