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Jake Arrieta

31-Year-Old Pitcher – Chicago Cubs

2017 Stats

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3-1

ERA

4.66

WHIP

1.31

K

34

SV

0

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Following a heavy 2015 workload (248.2 innings, including the postseason) there were concerns as to how Arrieta might respond atop the Cubs' rotation last season. After opening 2016 with a bang -- inc...

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2017 ADP:  34.69

Rank (Overall): Hidden

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 225   DOB: 3/6/1986   BORN: Farmington, MO   COLLEGE: TCU   DRAFTED: 5th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Jake Arrieta Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year, $3.63 million contract with the Cubs in January of 2015, avoiding arbitration.

April 29, 2017  –  Jake Arrieta News

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Arrieta (3-1) allowed five runs on 10 hits and three walks while striking out five over 4.1 innings in Friday's 5-4 loss to the Red Sox.

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Jake Arrieta 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
2008 22 A FRE 20 20 0 113.0 80 36 7 120 51 6 5 0 2.87 1.16
2009 23 AA BOW 11 11 2 59.0 45 17 4 70 23 6 3 0 2.59 1.15
2009 23 AAA NOR 17 17 0 91.7 96 39 9 78 33 5 8 0 3.83 1.41
2010 24 AAA NOR 12 11 0 73.0 48 15 3 64 34 6 2 0 0 0 1.85 1.12
2010 24 MAJ BAL 18 18 0 100.3 106 52 9 52 48 6 6 0 0 0 4.66 1.53
2011 25 MAJ BAL 22 22 0 119.3 115 67 21 93 59 10 8 0 0 0 5.05 1.46
2012 26 AAA NOR 10 10 1 56.0 46 25 3 54 28 5 4 0 0 0 4.02 1.32
2012 26 MAJ BAL 24 18 0 114.7 122 79 16 109 35 3 9 0 0 1 6.20 1.37
2013 27 AAA NOR 7 8 1 49.0 45 24 4 38 14 5 3 0 0 0 4.41 1.20
2013 27 AAA IOW 7 7 0 30.1 32 12 2 39 16 2 2 0 0 0 3.56 1.59
2013 27 MAJ BAL 5 5 0 23.7 25 19 2 23 17 1 2 0 0 0 7.23 1.77
2013 27 MAJ CHC 9 9 0 51.7 34 21 7 37 24 4 2 0 0 0 3.66 1.12
2013  (Multiple Teams) 27 MAJ BAL/CHC 14 14 0 75.3 59 40 9 60 41 5 4 0 0 0 4.78 1.33
2014 28 A+ DAY 1 1 0 5.2 5 3 3 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 4.76 1.35
2014 28 AA TEN 4 4 0 14.1 8 2 0 11 5 1 1 0 0 0 1.26 0.92
2014 28 MAJ CHC 25 25 1 156.7 114 44 5 167 41 10 5 0 0 0 2.53 0.99
2015 29 MAJ CHC 33 33 3 229.0 150 45 10 236 48 22 6 0 0 0 1.77 0.86
2016 30 MAJ CHC 31 31 1 197.3 138 68 16 190 76 18 8 0 0 0 3.10 1.08
2017 31 MAJ CHC 5 5 0 29.0 30 15 6 34 8 3 1 0 0 0 4.66 1.31
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3-Year Averages     29 29 1 194.3 134 52 10 197 55 16 6 0 0 0 2.41 0.97
Career  (View All)     172 166 5 1,021.7 834 410 92 941 356 77 47 0 3.61 1.16

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Jake Arrieta Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Team Games 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
Apr. 28 @Bos 4.3 10 5 5 1 3 5 0 2 0 L 0 0 0 4.66 1.31
Apr. 22 @Cin 6.0 8 5 4 2 0 8 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.65 1.01
Apr. 15 Pit 5.7 5 3 3 2 1 5 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.89 0.91
Apr. 9 @Mil 7.0 3 3 3 1 2 10 0 1 0 W 0 0 0 2.08 0.85
Apr. 4 @StL 6.0 4 1 0 0 2 6 1 2 0 W 0 0 0 0.00 1.00
Last 14 Games (Team)
3 Games Pitched:  Avg. 5.3 IP/G
16.0 23 13 12 5 4 18 0 2 0 1-1 0 0 0 6.75 1.69
Last 30 Games (Team)
5 Games Pitched:  Avg. 5.8 IP/G
29.0 30 17 15 6 8 34 1 5 0 3-1 0 0 0 4.66 1.31
Last 60 Games (Team)
5 Games Pitched:  Avg. 5.8 IP/G
29.0 30 17 15 6 8 34 1 5 0 3-1 0 0 0 4.66 1.31

Jake Arrieta Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20175215513212.277
20163749151621027.194
201540912327601513.159

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20177119317204.254
20164219925761709.194
201546111321901737.207

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20175.70005124.761.06
201699.77501154662.621.12
2015105.09501072361.970.86

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201723.331029744.631.37
201697.711307530103.591.04
2015124.013101292541.600.87
Jake Arrieta 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
2008 22 A FRE 20 20 113.0 9.56 4.06 2.35 0.56 76.6% 2.87 3.24 .269
2009 23 AA BOW 11 11 59.0 10.68 3.51 3.04 0.61 79.7% 2.59 3.08 .298
2009 23 AAA NOR 17 17 91.7 7.66 3.24 2.36 0.88 75% 3.83 4.15 .325
2010 24 AAA NOR 12 11 73.0 7.89 4.19 1.88 0.37 84.8% 1.85 3.46 .241
2010 24 MAJ BAL 18 18 100.3 4.66 4.31 1.08 0.81 1.17 70.3% 92.7 MPH 4.66 4.88 .296
2011 25 MAJ BAL 22 22 119.3 7.01 4.45 1.58 1.58 1.28 69.9% 92.4 MPH 5.05 5.51 .279
2012 26 AAA NOR 10 10 56.0 8.68 4.50 1.93 0.48 69% 4.02 3.68 .293
2012 26 MAJ BAL 24 18 114.7 8.56 2.75 3.11 1.26 1.37 55.3% 93.4 MPH 6.20 4.16 .331
2013 27 AAA NOR 7 8 49.0 6.98 2.57 2.71 0.73 63.6% 4.41 3.63 .290
2013 27 AAA IOW 7 7 30.1 11.66 4.78 2.44 0.60 78.3% 3.56 3.27 .395
2013 27 MAJ BAL 5 5 23.7 8.75 6.46 1.35 0.76 0.88 57.5% 93.9 MPH 7.23 4.76 .345
2013 27 MAJ CHC 9 9 51.7 6.45 4.18 1.54 1.22 1.32 72.5% 93.9 MPH 3.66 5.10 .199
2013  (Multiple Teams) 27 MAJ BAL/CHC 14 14 75.3 7.17 4.90 1.46 1.08 1.17 65.9% 93.9 MPH 4.78 4.85 .247
2014 28 A+ DAY 1 1 5.2 12.12 3.46 3.50 5.19 100% 4.76 9.16 .207
2014 28 AA TEN 4 4 14.1 7.02 3.19 2.20 0.00 84.6% 1.26 2.70 .218
2014 28 MAJ CHC 25 25 156.7 9.59 2.36 4.07 0.29 2.01 74% 93.5 MPH 2.53 2.33 .284
2015 29 MAJ CHC 33 33 229.0 9.28 1.89 4.92 0.39 2.65 81.4% 94.6 MPH 1.77 2.41 .255
2016 30 MAJ CHC 31 31 197.3 8.67 3.47 2.50 0.73 2.19 73.7% 93.7 MPH 3.10 3.58 .250
2017 31 MAJ CHC 5 5 29.0 10.55 2.48 4.25 1.86 1.25 71.9% 92.0 MPH 4.66 4.48 .334
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 1 6.6 7.49 2.83 2.64 0.69 71.7% 3.18 3.47 .251
Rest Of Season     0 27 178.7 7.21 3.15 2.29 0.80 71.8% 3.35 3.80 .244
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3-Year Averages     29 29 194.3 9.12 2.55 3.58 0.46 76.5% 2.41 2.69 .261
Career     172 166 1,021.7 8.29 3.14 2.64 0.81 71% 3.61 3.61 .277

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Jake Arrieta Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 P 229 11 28 11 0 105 8 0 0
2016 P 197.3 10 27 10 0 100 6 0 0
2017 P 29 1 6 1 0 6 0 0 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 P -3 1 0 0 8 0 6
2016 P -3 0 0 0 8 0 5
2017 P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2017 Stat Review for Jake Arrieta    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2016 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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4.25 K/BB
GREAT
10.55 K/9
ELITE
2.48 BB/9
GOOD
92.0 MPH Fastball
AVERAGE
1.9 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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4.66 ERA
POOR
1.31 WHIP
WEAK
4.48 FIP
WEAK
BABIP/Strand

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

Explain This

.334 BABIP
HIGH
71.9% Strand Rate
BELOW AVERAGE

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Jake Arrieta: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Arrieta (3-0) allowed five runs, four of which were earned, on eight hits while striking out eight across six innings to earn the win Saturday against the Reds.

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Arrieta will have his next start pushed back to Saturday against the Reds, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports.

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Arrieta (2-0) allowed three runs on five hits and one walk while striking out five over 5.2 innings in a no-decision Saturday against the Pirates.

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Arrieta (2-0) picked up the win in Sunday's game against the Brewers, striking out 10 while allowing three earned runs over seven innings.

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Arrieta is slated to start Sunday against the Brewers, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Arrieta (1-0) allowed one unearned run on four hits and two walks across six innings during Tuesday's 2-1 win over the Cardinals. He struck out six.

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Arrieta did not allow a hit over three innings in Sunday's spring training loss to the Athletics. He gave up an earned run, struck out five and walked three.

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Arrieta pitched two innings in Monday's spring training win over the Angels, giving up five hits and two earned runs. He struck out one.

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Arrieta will make his regular season debut in the Cubs' second game of the season, Jesse Rogers of ESPN reports.

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Arrieta will make his spring training debut Monday against the Angels, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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2016

Before giving up on a young pitcher, remember the story of Jake Arrieta. A good pitching prospect coming up through the Orioles system, Arrieta had a 5.46 ERA, 1.47 WHIP, and 1.74 K/BB in 358 innings with Baltimore. The O's dumped him on the Cubs for Scott Feldman in the summer of 2013, and the rest is history. In 67 starts with the Cubs, Arrieta has a 2.26 ERA, 0.94 WHIP, and 3.89 K/BB. As good as he was in 2014, Arrieta took it to another level in 2015, especially during a historic second-half run. In his last nine starts, he went 8-0 with an 0.27 ERA, 0.55 WHIP, and 73:7 K:BB. Then he threw a shutout against Pittsburgh in the Wild Card game. He fell down to earth a bit in his last few starts of the postseason, but Arrieta, who will be 30 by Opening Day, is one of the best pitchers in the National League right now, arguably only behind Clayton Kershaw.

2015

Who saw this coming? When the Cubs picked up Arrieta from the Orioles after a miserable four-season run in Baltimore, the right-hander was merely decent in a nine-start stint with his new team. However, in 25 starts with the Cubs in 2014, Arrieta was practically a Cy Young candidate (and one that easily cost less than other candidates like Clayton Kershaw and Adam Wainwright in fantasy auctions). The extreme groundballer showed elite skills across the board, finishing with a 2.33 FIP and 4.07 K/BB ratio. Rather than a pitcher the Cubs hoped would pitch well enough that they could flip for a prospect, Arrieta became the de facto ace of the staff. With the addition of Jon Lester in free agency, Arrieta will likely slot in as the Cubs' No. 2 starter to begin 2015.

2014

After five forgettable starts for the Orioles last year, Arrieta was acquired by the Cubs in July and found the Friendly Confines much more friendly. That said, his 3.66 ERA and 1.123 WHIP in 14 starts with the Cubs come with a warning: his 37:24 K:BB ratio and seven home runs allowed in 51.2 innings don't support those numbers. On the other hand, his 109:35 K:BB ratio in 114.2 innings in 2012 indicates he has some potential. He's expected to be a part of the Cubs rotation in 2014, but Arrieta doesn't look like anything more than a $1 pitcher in most standard leagues.

2013

After being named the Opening Day starter in 2012, Arrieta held his own in April before the wheels came off in May and June. Arrieta was banished to the minors before returning down the stretch as a reliever, a move duplicated with Tommy Hunter and Brian Matusz. However, Arrieta did not have as much success out of the bullpen as the other two and the Orioles will almost certainly force him to compete for a job in spring training, be it as a starter or a reliever. An element of bad luck may have been in play in 2012, as Arrieta improved his K/BB rate to 3.1 in 2012 from 1.6 in 2011, and his 8.6 K/9 is easily the best of his career. We know Arrieta is not an ace, but there is bounceback potential in 2013 and the Orioles should return him to a starting role.

2012

Arrieta was one of many pitchers in the Orioles organization to take a step back in 2011. He couldn't solve his control issues, walking more than 4.00 BB/9IP for the second straight season. Last season also saw home-run issues rear their ugly head, as Arrieta gave up 1.58 HR/9IP. Now 26, there is still time for Arrieta, but both he and the organization will need to see some improvement for the sake of their long-term futures. Keep an eye on his workload during spring training as his season ended in August following surgery to remove a bone spur from his pitching elbow.

2011

After dominating Triple-A over 11 starts, the Orioles decided to call up Arrieta to see if he was ready for the big leagues. Unfortunately, he wasn't and things derailed over 18 MLB starts as Arrieta had a 52:48 K:BB ratio in 100.1 innings. Not only did he walk plenty of hitters, his successful strikeout rate did not immediately translate from the minors. Look for Arrieta to be the Orioles' fourth or fifth starter to open the season, and keep in mind that some scouts are on the record saying that he could be better than teammates Brian Matusz and Chris Tillman in the long run.

2010

Arrieta is probably the best pitcher in Baltimore's system that has not made his MLB debut. The good news is that he is almost ready, but the bad news is he should not be confused with Chris Tillman and Brian Matusz. Arrieta seemed to be challenged in Triple-A, but he should have the stuff to be a middle or back of the rotation guy. Arrieta will compete for a rotation spot in spring, but it is more likely he will get the call around June.

2009

Arrieta is the third best pitching prospect in the system, but that isn't such a bad thing with Chris Tillman and Brian Matusz being the two ranked higher. Arrieta should start the season in Double-A and be in line for a rotation spot in 2010.

2008

Arrieta, along with Matt Wieters, offers Orioles fans some hope in that he represents a change in philosophy in their front office. Prior to Andy MacPhail coming aboard, the team had refrained from spending over-slot money to land the best talent in the draft. That changed in 2007, with the selection of Wieters in the first round and Arrieta in the fifth round. Arrieta is a little risky, having lost four mph on his fastball during his final college season, but he seemed to allay those fears this fall at the Arizona Fall League, throwing 16 scoreless innings with a 16:7 K:BB. He could rise rapidly through the lower minors with a good 2008 debut.