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Brad Hand

27-Year-Old Pitcher – San Diego Padres

2017 Stats

W-L

3-4

ERA

2.16

WHIP

0.93

K

104

SV

21

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Claimed off waivers from the Marlins in early April, Hand racked up a career-high 111 strikeouts over 82 relief appearances despite previous forays in Miami as a member of the starting rotation. It wa...

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2017 ADP:  477.52

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 228   DOB: 3/20/1990   BORN: Minneapolis, MN   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Claimed off waivers by the Padres in April 2016.

September 30, 2017  –  Brad Hand News

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Hand pitched a scoreless ninth inning without allowing a baserunner to collect his 21st save of the season in a win over the Giants on Saturday.

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Brad Hand 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 18 A JAM 2 2 0 9.0 9 5 0 9 7 0 2 0 5.00 1.78
2008 18 A GCL 9 7 0 32.2 25 9 0 34 11 2 0 0 2.48 1.12
2009 19 A GRE 26 26 0 127.7 130 69 12 122 66 7 13 0 4.88 1.54
2010 20 A+ JUP 1 26 2 140.2 153 52 10 134 49 8 8 0 0 0 3.33 1.44
2010 20 AA JAC 1 1 0 6.0 3 2 0 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 3.00 1.00
2011 21 A+ JUP 1 1 0 5.0 5 4 1 4 5 0 1 0 0 0 7.20 2.00
2011 21 AA JAC 1 18 0 108.2 90 41 11 71 50 11 4 0 0 0 3.40 1.29
2011 21 MAJ MIA 12 12 0 60.0 53 28 10 38 35 1 8 0 0 0 4.20 1.47
2012 22 AAA NEW 27 27 0 148.1 129 66 15 141 75 11 7 0 0 0 4.00 1.38
2012 22 MAJ MIA 1 1 0 3.7 6 7 1 3 6 0 1 0 0 0 17.18 3.27
2013 23 R GUL 2 2 0 8.0 5 1 0 11 2 0 1 0 0 0 1.13 0.88
2013 23 AAA NEW 2 15 0 81.2 69 31 7 81 45 3 5 0 0 0 3.42 1.40
2013 23 MAJ MIA 7 2 0 20.7 13 7 2 15 8 1 1 0 0 0 3.05 1.02
2014 24 A+ JUP 2 2 0 12.0 4 1 0 14 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.75 0.50
2014 24 AAA NEW 4 4 0 22.0 18 8 3 22 9 2 0 0 0 0 3.27 1.23
2014 24 MAJ MIA 32 16 0 111.0 112 54 10 67 39 3 8 1 0 0 4.38 1.36
2015 25 MAJ MIA 38 12 0 93.3 107 55 9 67 32 4 7 0 0 2 5.30 1.49
2016 26 MAJ SD 82 0 0 89.3 63 29 8 111 36 4 4 1 6 21 2.92 1.11
2017 27 MAJ SD 72 0 0 79.3 54 19 9 104 20 3 4 21 5 16 2.16 0.93
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3-Year Averages     50 9 0 97.9 94 46 9 81 35 3 6 0 2 7 4.23 1.32
Career  (View All)     244 43 0 457.3 408 199 49 405 176 16 33 23 3.92 1.28

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Brad Hand 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
Sep. 30 @SF 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.16 0.93
Sep. 27 @LAD 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.18 0.94
Sep. 23 Col 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.21 0.94
Sep. 21 Col 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.24 0.93
Sep. 18 Ari 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.27 0.94
Sep. 17 @Col 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.30 0.94
Sep. 13 @Min 1.3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.33 0.95
Sep. 9 @Ari 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.38 0.97
Sep. 7 StL 1.0 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.41 0.96
Sep. 3 LAD 1.0 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.44 0.93
Sep. 2 LAD 1.0 2 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 W 0 1 0 2.35 0.91
Aug. 30 SF 1.3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.12 0.90
Aug. 29 SF 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.16 0.92
Aug. 26 @Mia 2.0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.19 0.91
Aug. 24 @StL 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.26 0.93
Aug. 19 Was 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.15 0.93
Aug. 14 Phi 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.19 0.94
Aug. 11 @LAD 1.3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 - 1 0 0 2.23 0.94
Aug. 10 @Cin 0.7 2 3 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 2.28 0.96
Aug. 8 @Cin 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.84 0.92
Aug. 6 @Pit 1.7 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.87 0.90
Aug. 5 @Pit 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.93 0.93
Aug. 1 Min 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.96 0.95
Jul. 28 Pit 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.00 0.96
Last 14 Games (Team)
6 Games Pitched:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
6.0 4 0 0 0 0 9 1 0 0 0-0 4 0 0 0.00 0.67
Last 30 Games (Team)
12 Games Pitched:  Avg. 1.1 IP/G
12.7 12 3 3 2 1 16 2 0 0 1-0 8 1 0 2.13 1.03
Last 60 Games (Team)
24 Games Pitched:  Avg. 1.1 IP/G
26.3 17 7 7 5 6 35 3 1 0 1-0 16 2 0 2.39 0.87

Brad Hand Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20179134912304.150
2016136461515411.125
201511029621600.206

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2017220701142415.208
2016228652148807.236
20152983826861619.326

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201738.3221252462.580.89
201648.7311562053.331.21
201553.3320381543.881.26

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201741.0129521631.760.98
201640.7130551632.430.98
201540.0150291757.201.80
Brad Hand vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Brad Hand 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 18 A JAM 2 2 9.0 9.00 7.00 1.29 0.00 68.8% 5.00 3.53 .355
2008 18 A GCL 9 7 32.2 9.50 3.07 3.09 0.00 75% 2.48 2.11 .306
2009 19 A GRE 26 26 127.7 8.60 4.65 1.85 0.85 69% 4.88 4.06 .331
2010 20 A+ JUP 1 26 140.2 8.60 3.15 2.73 0.64 78.1% 3.33 3.37 .354
2010 20 AA JAC 1 1 6.0 6.00 4.50 1.33 0.00 66.7% 3.00 3.37 .188
2011 21 A+ JUP 1 1 5.0 7.20 9.00 0.80 1.80 66.7% 7.20 7.20 .284
2011 21 AA JAC 1 18 108.2 5.91 4.16 1.42 0.91 76.7% 3.40 4.62 .252
2011 21 MAJ MIA 12 12 60.0 5.70 5.25 1.09 1.50 0.54 76.9% 89.5 MPH 4.20 5.90 .247
2012 22 AAA NEW 27 27 148.1 8.57 4.56 1.88 0.91 73% 4.00 4.13 .292
2012 22 MAJ MIA 1 1 3.7 7.36 14.73 0.50 2.45 1.17 45.5% 90.1 MPH 17.18 10.02 .405
2013 23 R GUL 2 2 8.0 12.38 2.25 5.50 0.00 85.7% 1.13 1.20 .302
2013 23 AAA NEW 2 15 81.2 8.98 4.99 1.80 0.78 77.6% 3.42 4.06 .295
2013 23 MAJ MIA 7 2 20.7 6.53 3.48 1.88 0.87 1.19 73.7% 93.0 MPH 3.05 4.17 .203
2014 24 A+ JUP 2 2 12.0 10.50 1.50 7.00 0.00 83.3% 0.75 1.37 .168
2014 24 AAA NEW 4 4 22.0 9.00 3.68 2.44 1.23 79.2% 3.27 4.20 .273
2014 24 MAJ MIA 32 16 111.0 5.43 3.16 1.72 0.81 2.00 68.8% 92.4 MPH 4.38 4.27 .293
2015 25 MAJ MIA 38 12 93.3 6.46 3.09 2.09 0.87 1.83 64.6% 92.1 MPH 5.30 4.14 .333
2016 26 MAJ SD 82 0 89.3 11.18 3.63 3.08 0.81 1.52 76.9% 92.8 MPH 2.92 3.12 .281
2017 27 MAJ SD 72 0 79.3 11.80 2.27 5.20 1.02 1.46 84.6% 93.5 MPH 2.16 3.07 .273
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3-Year Averages     50 9 97.9 7.45 3.22 2.31 0.83 69.2% 4.23 3.81 .304
Career     244 43 457.3 7.97 3.46 2.30 0.96 72% 3.92 4.01 .289

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Brad Hand Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 P 93.3 3 11 3 0 53 2 93 3
2016 P 89.3 1 5 1 0 49 0 89 1
2017 P 79.3 1 4 1 0 38 0 79 1
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 P 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
2016 P -1 0 0 0 0 0 -1
2017 P 0 0 0 0 1 0 1

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2017 Stat Review for Brad Hand    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2016 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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5.20 K/BB
GREAT
11.80 K/9
ELITE
2.27 BB/9
GREAT
93.5 MPH Fastball
AVERAGE
1.0 HR/9
WEAK
1.46 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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2.16 ERA
GREAT
0.93 WHIP
GREAT
3.07 FIP
GOOD
BABIP/Strand

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

Explain This

.273 BABIP
AVERAGE
84.6% Strand Rate
HIGH

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Brad Hand: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Hand struck out the side in a perfect ninth inning for his 20th save of the season against the Rockies on Thursday.

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Hand pitched a scoreless ninth inning to collect his 19th save of the season during Monday's win over Arizona.

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Hand struck out one over a perfect ninth inning to convert his 18th save of the season Sunday against the Rockies.

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Hand pitched a scoreless ninth inning to collect his 17th save of the season during Saturday's win over Arizona.

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Hand allowed three hits in the ninth inning against the Cardinals on Thursday but escaped the jam to earn his 16th save.

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Hand worked around a solo home run to convert his 15th save of the season in Sunday's win over the Dodgers.

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Hand (3-4) allowed two runs in the top of the ninth inning to blow his fifth save of the season, but he was still the pitcher of record when the Padres scored the winning run in the bottom of the frame against the Dodgers on Saturday.

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Hand picked up the save Wednesday, tossing 1.1 perfect innings while striking out two in a 5-0 win over the Giants.

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Hand issued a walk and struck out a batter over a scoreless inning while picking up his 13th save of the season in a 6-3 win over San Francisco on Tuesday.

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Hand picked up his 12th save of the season Thursday, striking out two batters while allowing one run against the Cardinals.

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Hand pitched a perfect ninth inning with two strikeouts against the Nationals on Saturday en route to his 11th save of the season.

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Hand worked around a hit to earn his 10th save with a scoreless ninth inning Monday against Philadelphia.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

Hand shuffled between the rotation and the bullpen all season for Miami in 2015. His inconsistency prevented him from seizing the opportunities to stick as a starter. The Marlins seem to believe in Hand despite his 9-25 overall record with the team since 2011, as he's been with the organization since they drafted him in 2008. If nothing else, he should be a useful left-handed option in relief, as his splits in that role (19.2-percent K rate, 6.6-percent walk rate, 2.80 FIP) are encouraging enough to continue earning him big league paychecks. As a LOOGY, Hand may be even better, as he's held left-handed hitters to a .227/.285/.329 line over his career with the Marlins.

2015

Hand was impressive during spring training in 2014 and parlayed that performance into a long look as a starter during the season. Ultimately, however, Hand proved to be far too inconsistent to take the ball every fifth day for the Marlins and is likely headed towards a more permanent role in the Miami bullpen. While shuffling between roles --  16 starts and 16 relief appearances -- he posted a decent 4.38 ERA and 1.36 WHIP in 111 innings pitched. Hand offers little in terms of strikeout upside and though he was more successful last season as a start than as a reliever, his ability to bear down on left-handed batters (3.21 ERA, 1.19 WHIP and .224 BAA) could find him deployed more frequently as a situational lefty during the coming season.

2014

Hand earned a September call-up, after sporting a 3.21 ERA and 1.35 WHIP over 17 minor league starts. He saved his best work for last, spinning 6.1 innings of two-run ball for the Marlins in his final outing of the season. Without a dominating arsenal of pitches, Hand simply must improve his control (47 walks in 89.2 minor league innings) to have success at the major league level. Though the Marlins will likely keep Hand stretched out as a starter to begin the year in 2014, his best path to time in Miami this season will likely be in the bullpen.

2013

Hand spent the majority of his season at the Triple-A level, making just one start in the big leagues. Though he typically works in the low-90s with his fastball, Hand possesses solid strikeout ability (8.5 K/9 over 148.1 minor league innings). Still, the 23-year-old has failed to harness his control, posting a brutal 4.6 BB/9 in the minors in 2012 after he had similar control issues during a 12-start stint with the big club in 2011. Hand appears to have some work to do refining his control before Miami will give the former second-round pick another crack at the rotation.

2012

Injuries to the big-league rotation, and a woeful lack of pitching depth in the Marlins system, forced the club to bring Hand up ahead of schedule and he posted predictably shaky numbers. His Double-A numbers don't really look like those of a top prospect either, as his strikeout rate took a steep drop, while his walk and home-run rates both rose. While he might enter spring training with a theoretical shot at a 25-man roster spot, expect Miami to keep him in the minors all of 2012.

2011

Hand improved his control while maintaining his K/9IP rate as a 20-year-old at High-A, and as a result put himself firmly in the Marlins' future plans. He projects to have three solid pitches although none of them are exceptional, which makes him a mid-rotation starter at best in the majors, but given the way the organization's starting pitching depth has been gutted the last couple of seasons they'll take what they can get. Assuming he doesn't stumble against Double-A competition this year, Hand could get his first taste of the big leagues in 2012.