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Edward Mujica

29-Year-Old Pitcher – Boston Red Sox

2014 Stats

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1-1

ERA

9.45

WHIP

1.80

K

6

SV

1

2014 RotoWire Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Mujica emerged in late April as the closer for the Cardinals and piled up 37 saves before fading in an ugly September that saw him post an 11.05 ERA while opponents hit .514/.541/.943 against him. Th...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 225   DOB: 5/10/1984   BORN: Valencia, Venezuela   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Edward Mujica Contract Information:

Agreed to a two-year, $9.5 million contract with the Red Sox in December of 2013.

April 19, 2014  –  Edward Mujica News

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Mujica allowed a run on two hits in one inning in Friday night's loss to Baltimore.

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Edward Mujica 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 20 A Lak 26 19 0 124.0 130 64 18 89 32 7 7 2 4.65 1.31
2005 21 A Kin 25 0 0 26.0 17 6 3 32 2 1 0 14 2.08 0.73
2005 21 AA AKR 27 0 0 34.3 36 11 2 33 5 2 1 10 2.88 1.19
2006 22 AA AKR 12 0 0 19.0 11 0 0 17 9 1 0 8 0.00 1.05
2006 22 AAA BUF 22 0 0 32.7 31 9 1 29 5 3 1 5 2.48 1.10
2006 22 MAJ CLE 10 0 0 18.3 25 6 1 12 0 0 1 0 2.95 1.36
2007 23 AAA BUF 34 0 0 37.7 35 21 4 44 9 2 1 14 5.02 1.17
2007 23 MAJ CLE 10 0 0 13.0 19 12 3 7 2 0 0 0 8.31 1.62
2008 24 AAA BUF 18 0 0 26.0 29 12 2 27 10 0 2 4 4.15 1.50
2008 24 MAJ CLE 33 0 0 38.7 46 29 5 27 10 3 2 0 6.75 1.45
2009 25 MAJ SDG 67 4 0 93.7 101 41 14 76 19 3 5 2 3.94 1.28
2010 26 MAJ SD 59 0 0 69.7 59 28 14 72 6 2 1 0 1 4 3.62 0.93
2011 27 MAJ FLA 67 0 0 76.0 64 25 7 63 14 9 6 0 3 17 2.96 1.03
2012 28 A+ Jup 2 2 0 3.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
2012 28 MAJ MIA 41 0 0 39.0 36 19 6 26 9 0 3 2 4 12 4.38 1.15
2012 28 MAJ STL 29 0 0 26.3 20 3 1 21 3 0 0 0 2 18 1.03 0.87
2012  (Multiple Teams) 28 MAJ MIA/STL 70 0 0 65.3 56 22 7 47 12 0 3 2 6 30 3.03 1.04
2013 29 MAJ STL 65 0 0 64.7 60 20 9 46 5 2 1 37 4 5 2.78 1.01
2014 30 MAJ BOS 8 0 0 6.7 10 7 1 6 2 1 1 1 1 0 9.45 1.80
2014 RotoWire Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Edward Mujica
3-Year Averages MAJ   67 0 0 68.7 60 22 7 52 10 3 3 13 4 17 2.88 1.02
Career  (View All) MAJ   389 4 0 446.0 440 190 61 356 70 20 20 42 3.83 1.14

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Edward Mujica 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
Apr. 22 NYY 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 9.45 1.80
Apr. 20 Bal 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 9.53 1.94
Apr. 18 Bal 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 10.13 2.06
Apr. 16 @CWS 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 10.38 2.08
Apr. 11 @NYY 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 10.80 2.10
Apr. 6 Mil 0.7 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 15.43 3.00
Apr. 4 Mil 0.7 4 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 21.60 3.00
Apr. 2 @Bal 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.00 1.00
Last 14 Days
5 Games:  Avg. 0.9 IP/G
4.3 4 3 3 1 1 4 0 0 0 1-0 1 1 0 6.23 1.15
Last 30 Days
8 Games:  Avg. 0.8 IP/G
6.7 10 7 7 1 2 6 0 0 0 1-1 1 1 0 9.45 1.80
Last 60 Days
8 Games:  Avg. 0.8 IP/G
6.7 10 7 7 1 2 6 0 0 0 1-1 1 1 0 9.45 1.80

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Edward Mujica Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201311419126306.232
201211928428414.243
201114030729303.220

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2013141274341103.256
201213919828613.219
201115733735824.245

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201336.0102225141.500.67
201234.700024843.891.18
201140.335032853.571.07

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201328.7111521454.401.43
201230.703223432.050.88
201135.761031622.270.98
Edward Mujica 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 20 A Lak 26 19 124.0 6.46 2.32 2.78 1.31 68.1% 4.65 4.43 .301
2005 21 A Kin 25 0 26.0 11.08 0.69 16.00 1.04 81.3% 2.08 2.47 .253
2005 21 AA AKR 27 0 34.3 8.65 1.31 6.60 0.52 76.9% 2.88 2.47 .348
2006 22 AA AKR 12 0 19.0 8.05 4.26 1.89 0.00 100% 0.00 2.99 .231
2006 22 AAA BUF 22 0 32.7 7.99 1.38 5.80 0.28 77.1% 2.48 2.37 .322
2006 22 MAJ CLE 10 0 18.3 5.89 0.00 0.00 0.49 0.33 79.2% 2.95 2.60 .377
2007 23 AAA BUF 34 0 37.7 10.51 2.15 4.89 0.96 57.5% 5.02 3.04 .333
2007 23 MAJ CLE 10 0 13.0 4.85 1.38 3.50 2.08 0.33 50% 8.31 5.60 .350
2008 24 AAA BUF 18 0 26.0 9.35 3.46 2.70 0.69 73% 4.15 3.39 .368
2008 24 MAJ CLE 33 0 38.7 6.28 2.33 2.70 1.16 0.60 52.9% 92.5 MPH 6.75 4.29 .333
2009 25 MAJ SDG 67 4 93.7 7.30 1.83 4.00 1.35 0.93 74.5% 92.7 MPH 3.94 4.15 .316
2010 26 MAJ SD 59 0 69.7 9.30 0.78 12.00 1.81 1.16 72.5% 92.4 MPH 3.62 4.00 .266
2011 27 MAJ FLA 67 0 76.0 7.46 1.66 4.50 0.83 1.42 74.6% 91.8 MPH 2.96 3.37 .274
2012 28 A+ Jup 2 2 3.0 6.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 1.87 .000
2012 28 MAJ MIA 41 0 39.0 6.00 2.08 2.89 1.38 1.37 66.7% 91.9 MPH 4.38 4.64 .263
2012 28 MAJ STL 29 0 26.3 7.18 1.03 7.00 0.34 1.76 90.9% 91.9 MPH 1.03 2.44 .263
2012  (Multiple Teams) 28 MAJ MIA/STL 70 0 65.3 6.47 1.65 3.92 0.96 1.49 75.4% 91.9 MPH 3.03 3.72 .263
2013 29 MAJ STL 65 0 64.7 6.40 0.70 9.20 1.25 1.25 80.4% 91.9 MPH 2.78 3.86 .272
2014 30 MAJ BOS 8 0 6.7 8.10 2.70 3.00 1.35 1.25 45.5% 90.1 MPH 9.45 4.25 .413
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3-Year Averages MAJ   67 0 68.7 6.82 1.31 5.20 0.92 76.2% 2.88 3.45 .272
Career MAJ   389 4 446.0 7.18 1.41 5.09 1.23 71.3% 3.83 3.87 .296

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2014 Stat Review for Edward Mujica    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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3.00 K/BB
AVERAGE
8.10 K/9
WEAK
2.70 BB/9
GOOD
90.1 MPH Fastball
POOR
1.4 HR/9
TERRIBLE
1.25 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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9.45 ERA
TERRIBLE
1.80 WHIP
TERRIBLE
4.25 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

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

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.413 BABIP
HIGH
45.5% Strand Rate
LOW

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Worst Matchups for Edward Mujica (by OPS against, min 5 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Seth Smith SD 7 5 2 3 0 0 0 .714 2.000 2.714
Marlon Byrd PHI 7 4 2 2 0 0 0 .571 1.571 2.143
Starlin Castro CHI-N 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 .800 1.000 1.800
Justin Upton ATL 12 6 2 2 2 1 0 .500 1.167 1.738
Hunter Pence SF 7 3 2 2 0 2 0 .429 1.286 1.714
Andre Ethier LA 8 3 2 3 1 2 0 .375 1.125 1.569
Mike Morse SF 9 4 1 3 0 3 0 .444 1.000 1.444
James Loney TB 9 5 1 3 0 2 1 .556 .889 1.444
Colby Rasmus TOR 5 2 1 4 0 1 0 .400 1.000 1.400
John Buck SEA 5 3 0 2 0 0 0 .600 .800 1.400

Best Matchups for Edward Mujica (by OPS against, min 5 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Cody Ross AZ 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Will Venable SD 5 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .000 .000
B.J. Upton ATL 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Ryan Roberts BOS 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Geovany Soto TEX 5 0 0 0 0 3 0 .000 .000 .000
Roger Bernadina CIN 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Ronny Paulino DET 5 0 0 1 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Ian Kinsler DET 5 0 0 1 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
John Mayberry PHI 5 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .000 .000
Elliot Johnson CLE 5 0 0 0 0 3 0 .000 .000 .000

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Edward Mujica: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Mujica blew a save in the 11th inning Wednesday night in a game the Red Sox eventually went on to win in 14 innings over the White Sox. A leadoff walk came around to score.

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Mujica will move into the closer's role temporarily, with Koji Uehara dealing with a shoulder issue, MLB.com reports.

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Mujica tossed a scoreless inning to record his first save in a 4-2 win over the Yankees on Friday night. He struck out one.

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Mujica's fastball velocity in his first two appearances with Boston has been lower than career norms, WEEI.com reports. In the early days of last season, Mujica's fastball lived around 92-93 mph. This season, all of his fastballs have been between 89-91.

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With closer Koji Uehara and setup man Junichi Tazawa likely unavailable on Friday, Mujica could be in line to close Friday afternoon's game against the Brewers, should a save situation arise.

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Mujica made his debut in a Red Sox uniform Wednesday night, tossing a scoreless seventh inning in a 6-2 win over Baltimore. He allowed a single and struck out one.

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Mujica pitched a clean inning of relief in Sunday's exhibition game against Baltimore.

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Red Sox manager John Farrell said Tuesday that Mujica would be one of the first choices to close if Koji Uehara were ever unable, Scott Lauber of the Boston Herald reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Mujica has always been a pretty good reliever, but boy did the Cardinals hit the jackpot when they picked him up from the Marlins in July. He earned a hold in 18 of his 29 appearances with the Cardinals, and his first 18 innings with his new team were sparkling: 17 IP, 10 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 13 K, 11 holds. A strong K:BB - including an amazing 72:6 in 2010 - has always been his calling card, and it should help him be the top setup man for the Cardinals again this year.

2012

If there were a Vulture of the Year Award, Mujica would have taken home the hardware in 2011 given his nine wins and outstanding ratios in his first season as a Marlin. His strikeout rate slipped from his previous season with the Padres, but he kept the ball down better and actually improved his home-run rate, no easy feat for a pitcher who no longer calls Petco Park home. Assuming he gives up a few more long balls this year his ERA will probably be back in the mid-3.00s. Unless lightning strikes twice in the win column, Mujica will probably return to fantasy fungibility status.

2011

Mujica showed outstanding command in 2010 as he posted a 72:6 K:BB ratio. His strikeout rate spiked to 9.3 K/9IP as he used his splitter more than ever before. It wasn't all roses, however, as his home-run rate was again very high. In the offseason he was traded to the Marlins. The move away from PETCO Park mixed with his troubles with the long ball may not be the best formula for success. Those speculating on saves will want to keep this in mind, should Mujica find himself in a late-inning role.

2010

Another member of the Bullpen of Misift Toys, Mujica took advantage of Petco's dimensions and pounded the strike zone, walking just 15 men unintentionally and even picking up a couple of saves along the way. His extreme flyball tendencies make him dangerous in high-leverage roles, so this may be as far as he goes, and he could fall out of the league quickly.

2009

Mujica bounced around between Triple-A Buffalo and Cleveland once again and failed to impress. The Indians are pretty well set from the right side in the bullpen so Mujica will need to improve if he wants a spot on the roster. There isn't anything to get excited about here.

2008

He can probably navigate the Buffalo-to-Cleveland route blindfolded without too much trouble as he was back-and-forth five times last season. He's put up fairly impressive numbers at Triple-A in a relief role each of the last two seasons but hasn't had just a whole lot of success at the big league level when called upon in either stint. In most organizations he'd be all but assured of a relief role again but the Indians are stacked from the right side. He'll face a roster crunch to make the team, but Mujica can always join the Buffalo Tourism Board if all else fails.

2007

A typical find by GM Mark Shapiro, Mujica led the Tribe's minor league system in walks per nine innings pitched for two straight seasons. He parlayed that success into a late season call-up with the big club in September, where he didn't walk a soul in 18.1 innings. Mujica is exactly the type of fantasy player on which to take a risk. Managers will always lean on someone who gets the ball over the plate and with the Tribe's closer situation up in the air; why not big Ed? A great sleeper here.

2006

General managers love pitchers who throw strikes. Mujica walked seven batters in 60-plus innings in 2005 while striking out 65 between High-A Kinston and Double-A Akron. Not quite as dominant in Double-A, Mujica could use a little bit more seasoning before joining the mix of good, young relievers at or near ready for the big leagues.