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Joel Peralta

38-Year-Old Pitcher – Tampa Bay Rays

2014 Stats

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2-3

ERA

4.15

WHIP

1.23

K

44

SV

1

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Peralta returned to his eighth-inning role setting up for closer Fernando Rodney and was equally as durable as he has been the last three seasons in Tampa Bay. He led the league by appearing in 80 gam...

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STATUS:  Day-To-Day     INJURY TYPE:  Illness
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 11"   WT: 210   DOB: 3/23/1976
BORN: Bonao, DR   COLLEGE: Ventura (CA) CC  DRAFTED: No  Show ContractHide Contract

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Joel Peralta Contract Information:

Agreed to a two-year, $6 million contract with the Rays in November of 2012. Deal includes club options for 2015, 2016 and 2017.

July 22, 2014  –  Joel Peralta News

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Peralta is still battling fatigue and soreness from the chikungunya virus he contracted from a mosquito over the All-Star break while visiting Venezuela, and these symptoms are severe enough that the Rays are expected to place him on the DL, the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Joel Peralta 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 28 A RAN 1 0 0 2.0 5 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 9.00 3.00
2004 28 AAA SAL 39 0 0 56.0 64 31 6 68 18 4 2 1 4.98 1.46
2005 29 AAA SAL 19 0 0 20.0 11 6 0 18 6 4 1 10 2.70 0.85
2005 29 MAJ LAA 28 0 0 34.7 28 15 6 30 14 1 0 0 3.89 1.21
2006 30 AAA OMA 6 0 0 7.7 8 2 1 8 3 1 0 2 2.35 1.43
2006 30 MAJ KAN 64 0 0 73.7 74 36 10 57 17 1 3 1 4.40 1.24
2007 31 MAJ KAN 62 0 0 87.7 93 37 9 66 19 1 3 1 3.80 1.28
2008 32 AAA OMA 10 0 0 18.7 9 0 0 19 6 1 0 2 0.00 0.80
2008 32 MAJ KAN 40 0 0 52.7 56 35 15 38 14 1 2 0 5.98 1.33
2009 33 AAA COL 31 0 0 36.7 31 10 3 32 11 6 0 4 2.45 1.15
2009 33 MAJ COL 27 0 0 24.7 27 17 3 22 12 0 3 0 6.20 1.58
2010 34 AAA SYR 28 0 0 33.1 24 4 1 38 7 2 0 20 0 0 1.08 0.94
2010 34 MAJ WAS 39 0 0 49.0 30 11 5 49 9 1 0 0 2 9 2.02 0.80
2011 35 MAJ TB 71 0 0 67.7 44 22 7 61 18 3 4 6 2 19 2.93 0.92
2012 36 MAJ TB 76 0 0 67.0 49 27 9 84 17 2 6 2 3 37 3.63 0.99
2013 37 MAJ TB 80 0 0 71.3 47 27 7 74 34 3 8 1 3 41 3.41 1.14
2014 38 MAJ TB 43 0 0 39.0 36 18 7 44 12 2 3 1 4 13 4.15 1.23
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3-Year Averages     75 0 0 68.7 46 25 7 73 23 2 6 3 2 32 3.28 1.00
Career  (View All)     530 0 0 567.3 484 245 78 525 166 15 32 12 3.89 1.15

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Joel Peralta Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Jul. 12 Tor 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.15 1.23
Jul. 9 KC 0.3 1 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 4.26 1.24
Jul. 8 KC 0.7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 3.82 1.19
Jul. 4 @Det 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 3.89 1.16
Jul. 2 @NYY 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 4.00 1.19
Jun. 30 @NYY 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 4.11 1.20
Jun. 29 @Bal 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.97 1.21
Jun. 27 @Bal 1.0 3 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.01 1.22
Jun. 22 Hou 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 3.58 1.16
Jun. 19 Hou 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.69 1.20
Jun. 16 Bal 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 3.82 1.21
Jun. 13 @Hou 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 3.94 1.21
Jun. 10 StL 0.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.08 1.26
Jun. 8 Sea 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.18 1.29
Jun. 6 Sea 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.33 1.30
Jun. 5 Mia 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.50 1.35
Jun. 3 @Mia 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.68 1.32
May. 30 @Bos 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.88 1.38
May. 28 @Tor 0.7 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.09 1.35
May. 25 Bos 1.0 3 2 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 W 0 1 0 5.24 1.30
May. 23 Bos 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.64 1.22
May. 22 Oak 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 4.87 1.28
May. 21 Oak 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.12 1.34
May. 16 @LAA 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 5.40 1.31
May. 15 @LAA 1.3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 5.71 1.33
May. 14 @Sea 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 6.19 1.44
Last 14 Days
5 Games:  Avg. 0.8 IP/G
4.0 5 2 2 0 1 5 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 4 4.50 1.50
Last 30 Days
11 Games:  Avg. 0.8 IP/G
9.3 10 5 5 2 2 11 0 0 0 0-0 1 1 5 4.82 1.29
Last 60 Days
26 Games:  Avg. 0.9 IP/G
24.0 20 7 7 3 6 32 0 1 0 1-0 1 2 10 2.63 1.08

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Joel Peralta Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20149724724503.273
2013167442024704.163
201213750922514.173

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20146820512204.190
2013124301423303.213
201212734827905.229

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201421.313123834.641.31
201338.7220391121.860.78
201234.304247752.880.90

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201417.710021443.571.13
201332.7161352355.231.56
201232.7220371044.411.07
Joel Peralta 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 28 A RAN 1 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 1.00 4.50 80% 9.00 10.20 .463
2004 28 AAA SAL 39 0 56.0 10.93 2.89 3.78 0.96 67.1% 4.98 3.24 .392
2005 29 AAA SAL 19 0 20.0 8.10 2.70 3.00 0.00 64.7% 2.70 2.75 .223
2005 29 MAJ LAA 28 0 34.7 7.79 3.63 2.14 1.56 75% 3.89 4.97 .245
2006 30 AAA OMA 6 0 7.7 9.39 3.52 2.67 1.17 90% 2.35 4.77 .339
2006 30 MAJ KAN 64 0 73.7 6.96 2.08 3.35 1.22 0.64 67.9% 4.40 4.13 .298
2007 31 MAJ KAN 62 0 87.7 6.78 1.95 3.47 0.92 0.83 72.8% 3.80 3.70 .317
2008 32 AAA OMA 10 0 18.7 9.16 2.89 3.17 0.00 100% 0.00 2.13 .211
2008 32 MAJ KAN 40 0 52.7 6.49 2.39 2.71 2.56 0.74 63.6% 90.8 MPH 5.98 6.28 .271
2009 33 AAA COL 31 0 36.7 7.85 2.70 2.91 0.74 82.1% 2.45 3.42 .282
2009 33 MAJ COL 27 0 24.7 8.03 4.38 1.83 1.09 0.59 61.1% 91.7 MPH 6.20 4.51 .335
2010 34 AAA SYR 28 0 33.1 10.33 1.90 5.43 0.27 90% 1.08 2.02 .294
2010 34 MAJ WAS 39 0 49.0 9.00 1.65 5.44 0.92 0.51 82.4% 91.1 MPH 2.02 3.14 .219
2011 35 MAJ TB 71 0 67.7 8.11 2.39 3.39 0.93 0.47 72.7% 90.6 MPH 2.93 3.54 .222
2012 36 MAJ TB 76 0 67.0 11.28 2.28 4.94 1.21 0.56 68.4% 90.3 MPH 3.63 3.24 .276
2013 37 MAJ TB 80 0 71.3 9.34 4.29 2.18 0.88 0.48 73% 90.2 MPH 3.41 3.83 .239
2014 38 MAJ TB 43 0 39.0 10.15 2.77 3.67 1.62 0.77 73.2% 89.8 MPH 4.15 4.28 .305
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 0 2.0 9.92 3.19 3.11 1.38 73.8% 3.67 4.05 .264
Rest Of Season     0 0 20.6 9.92 3.18 3.12 1.27 72.9% 3.67 3.90 .267
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3-Year Averages     75 0 68.7 9.57 3.01 3.17 0.92 71% 3.28 3.40 .244
Career     530 0 567.3 8.33 2.63 3.16 1.24 70.8% 3.89 4.04 .274

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2014 Stat Review for Joel Peralta    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2013 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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3.67 K/BB
GOOD
10.15 K/9
GOOD
2.77 BB/9
GOOD
89.8 MPH Fastball
POOR
1.6 HR/9
TERRIBLE
0.77 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE FLYBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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4.15 ERA
TERRIBLE
1.23 WHIP
WEAK
4.28 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

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

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.305 BABIP
HIGH
73.2% Strand Rate
LOW

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Joel Peralta: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Peralta is dealing with an illness and is unavailable out of the Rays' bullpen Sunday, 620 WDAE's Steve Carney reports.

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Peralta struck out two batters in a perfect ninth inning to notch his first save of the season in Sunday's 5-2 win over the Astros.

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Peralta could be in the mix to see save opportunities this week, as the Rays will use a “bullpen by committee” approach, Roger Mooney of the Tampa Tribune reports.

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Peralta tossed a scoreless inning against the Mariners on Wednesday to earn his fourth hold of the season.

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Peralta (illness) tossed a scoreless eighth inning in Wednesday's loss to the Orioles.

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Peralta's illness is diminishing, but it's unclear if he'll be able to pitch Monday at Baltimore, Roger Mooney of the Tampa Tribune reports.

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Peralta is dealing with an illness and may not be available to pitch Sunday, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Peralta (neck) worked a 13-pitch inning in a minor-league game on Wednesday.

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Peralta is dealing with a stiff neck and doesn't believe that the injury is serious, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Peralta threw a scoreless inning with a strikeout in Sunday's Grapefruit League game against the Twins.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Injuries to the Rays bullpen put Peralta in a setup role last season. His ERA rose to 3.63 from 2.93 in 2011, but he pitched in a career-high 76 games, logging 37 holds. He will be 37 in 2013, but still throws an effective splitter that opponents only hit .162 against. He signed a two-year deal in the offseason and will likely return to the same setup role for the Rays. His value will be limited in fantasy, but being the setup man could mean that he would be next in line to close should that opportunity open during the season.

2012

Peralta became something of a 2011 version of Joaquin Benoit, assuming the role of the setup guy for Kyle Farnsworth. Peralta finished the season with a sparkling 2.93 ERA with 19 holds and six saves. Peralta looked comfortable in the closer's role down the stretch when Farnsworth was a little banged up, giving the Rays another option in the ninth inning, if needed. There's no reason to think Peralta can't replicate his 2011 season while resuming setup duties, giving him fantasy value for those in leagues that count holds.

2011

After ditching his slider in 2009 and sticking with his split-finger and changeup as breaking pitches, Peralta finally put together a major league season to match his Triple-A numbers. His rocky track record made the Nationals unwilling to go to arbitration with him, but he landed with the Rays and fits their mold as a low-risk/high-reward bullpen asset.

2009

Peralta struggled a bit in 2008, and bounced between the majors and Triple-A Omaha. He continued to have a decent strikeout rate in the majors; striking out 38 in 52.2 innings while walking just 14, but also allowing 15 home runs. He should fight for a middle-relief role during spring training.

2008

Peralta was a versatile middle reliever for the Royals in 2007, coming in middle and late innings and pitching in a variety of circumstances. He pitched a career-high 87.2 innings in that role, striking out (66) nearly three times as many he walked (19). He also solved his issues against left-handed batters, who had historically hit him well. He’ll throw in a similar role in 2007 but won’t be in the closing mix.

2007

Peralta is stingy about walks, but an alarming number of hits, many leaving the yard, is keeping him from real success for the Royals. Twice, Peralta found himself in Triple-A Omaha after rough stretches. But the Royals didn't leave him down long because he throws strikes. That's what will keep him in the running for major league roster space.

2006

A testament to how strong the Angels bullpen is, Peralta was let go after compiling a 3.89 ERA and striking out nearly a man per inning. He allowed an abnormally high amount of home runs, but that is correctable. Expect Peralta to join the Royals bullpen in 2006.