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Zach Putnam

27-Year-Old Pitcher – Chicago White Sox

2014 Stats

W-L

5-3

ERA

1.98

WHIP

1.08

K

46

SV

6

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 225   DOB: 7/3/1987   BORN: Rochester, MI   COLLEGE: Michigan   DRAFTED: 5th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Zach Putnam Contract Information:

Signed to a minor league contract by the White Sox in December 2013.

September 17, 2014  –  Zach Putnam News

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Putnam pitched a perfect ninth against the Royals on Tuesday to earn his fifth save of the season.

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Zach Putnam 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 20 A MAH 3 3 0 9.2 7 4 0 8 5 0 1 0 3.72 1.30
2009 21 A KIN 5 5 0 24.0 22 11 1 23 5 2 0 0 4.13 1.13
2009 21 AA AKR 33 0 0 56.7 59 26 2 57 18 4 2 2 4.13 1.36
2010 22 AA AKR 17 7 0 51.1 58 22 2 41 9 4 1 3 0 0 3.86 1.31
2010 22 AAA COL 17 0 0 24.1 20 9 2 24 7 0 1 0 0 0 3.33 1.12
2011 23 AAA COL 44 0 0 69.0 61 28 6 68 23 6 3 9 0 0 3.65 1.22
2011 23 MAJ CLE 8 0 0 7.3 10 5 1 9 0 1 1 0 1 0 6.14 1.36
2012 24 AAA COL 49 0 0 60.2 73 28 5 49 27 3 4 12 0 0 4.15 1.66
2012 24 MAJ COL 2 0 0 2.0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 2.00
2013 25 AAA IOW 17 0 0 19.1 20 7 0 22 6 1 1 4 0 0 3.26 1.36
2013 25 MAJ CHC 5 0 0 3.3 9 7 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 18.90 2.70
2014 26 AAA CHA 5 0 0 7.0 4 0 0 12 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.71
2014 26 MAJ CWS 49 0 0 54.7 39 12 2 46 20 5 3 6 1 16 1.98 1.08
3-Year Averages     5 0 0 4.2 7 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 8.53 1.66

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Zach Putnam 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
Sep. 19 @TB 0.7 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 - 1 0 0 1.98 1.08
Sep. 16 @KC 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.00 1.07
Sep. 15 @KC 0.7 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 - 0 0 1 2.04 1.09
Sep. 13 Min 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 2.06 1.05
Sep. 10 Oak 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 2.10 1.05
Sep. 6 @Cle 1.0 2 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 2.15 1.05
Aug. 31 Det 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.82 1.01
Aug. 30 Det 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 1.86 1.03
Aug. 27 Cle 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.90 1.06
Aug. 26 Cle 1.7 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.91 1.06
Aug. 24 @NYY 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.99 1.10
Aug. 22 @NYY 1.7 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.03 1.11
Aug. 20 Bal 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.11 1.13
Aug. 17 Tor 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 2.16 1.15
Aug. 12 @SF 1.3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 2.21 1.16
Aug. 8 @Sea 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.29 1.17
Last 14 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 0.8 IP/G
2.3 3 1 0 0 1 3 1 3 0 0-0 2 0 1 0.00 1.71
Last 30 Days
8 Games:  Avg. 0.9 IP/G
7.3 6 3 2 0 3 8 1 3 0 1-1 2 0 3 2.45 1.23
Last 60 Days
16 Games:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
16.3 8 3 2 0 5 14 1 3 0 2-1 3 0 4 1.10 0.80

Zach Putnam Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2014113201024311.235
20138005200.714
20124001000.250

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2014100261015101.170
201311404001.364
20125012000.667

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201426.3223271111.711.14
20133.300040118.902.70
20121.00000100.003.00

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201428.331319912.221.02
20121.00000000.001.00
Zach Putnam 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 20 A MAH 3 3 9.2 7.83 4.89 1.60 0.00 66.7% 3.72 3.09 .281
2009 21 A KIN 5 5 24.0 8.63 1.88 4.60 0.38 61.5% 4.13 2.45 .320
2009 21 AA AKR 33 0 56.7 9.05 2.86 3.17 0.32 68% 4.13 2.65 .357
2010 22 AA AKR 17 7 51.1 7.22 1.59 4.56 0.35 69.2% 3.86 2.63 .352
2010 22 AAA COL 17 0 24.1 8.96 2.61 3.43 0.75 72% 3.33 3.16 .291
2011 23 AAA COL 44 0 69.0 8.87 3.00 2.96 0.78 71.8% 3.65 3.40 .303
2011 23 MAJ CLE 8 0 7.3 11.05 0.00 0.00 1.23 1.00 55.6% 91.8 MPH 6.14 3.34 .435
2012 24 AAA COL 49 0 60.2 7.33 4.04 1.81 0.75 75.8% 4.15 4.05 .360
2012 24 MAJ COL 2 0 2.0 0.00 4.50 0.00 0.00 1.00 100% 90.8 MPH 0.00 4.70 .347
2013 25 AAA IOW 17 0 19.1 10.37 2.83 3.67 0.00 73.1% 3.26 1.84 .386
2013 25 MAJ CHC 5 0 3.3 10.80 0.00 0.00 2.70 4.00 25% 90.5 MPH 18.90 4.70 .597
2014 26 AAA CHA 5 0 7.0 15.43 1.29 12.00 0.00 100% 0.00 0.20 .341
2014 26 MAJ CWS 49 0 54.7 7.57 3.29 2.30 0.33 1.98 82.5% 90.1 MPH 1.98 3.15 .255
3-Year Averages     5 0 4.2 8.53 0.00 0.00 0.00 42.9% 8.53 1.31 .470

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2014 Stat Review for Zach Putnam    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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2.30 K/BB
WEAK
7.57 K/9
WEAK
3.29 BB/9
WEAK
90.1 MPH Fastball
POOR
0.3 HR/9
ELITE
1.98 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

Explain This

1.98 ERA
GREAT
1.08 WHIP
GOOD
3.15 FIP
GOOD
BABIP/Strand

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

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.255 BABIP
LOW
82.5% Strand Rate
ABOVE AVERAGE

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Zach Putnam: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Putnam recorded the final out of Wednesday's win over the Indians to pick up his fourth save of the season.

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Putnam (shoulder) was reinstated from the 15-day DL Friday.

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Putnam (shoulder) is expected to be activated by the White Sox on Friday, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun Times reports.

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Putnam (shoulder) will begin a rehab assignment at Triple-A Charlotte on Tuesday.

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The White Sox expect Putnam (shoulder) to return by Friday, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

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Putnam was placed on the 15-day disabled list Thursday with right shoulder inflammation, MLB.com reports.

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Putnam stepped into a jam Saturday and recorded one out -- a strikeout of Jason Castro -- to record his third save of the season.

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Putnam recorded his second save of the season Friday night versus the Astros, retiring the side in order while picking up two strikeouts in a 3-2 victory.

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Putnam blew a save in the ninth inning of Saturday's 3-2, 14-inning loss to the Mariners.

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Putnam picked up his third win of the season Wednesday, throwing 1.1 innings of scoreless relief against the Angels.

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Though Putnam converted the White Sox's first save opportunity after Ronald Belisario's dismissal from the role, manager Robin Ventura said Putnam doesn't necessarily have an edge over any of the other pitchers in the Chicago bullpen for assuming closing duties, Dan Hayes of CSNChicago.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

There was no outlook written for Zach Putnam.

2012

Putnam had a serviceable year at Triple-A Columbus (1.217 WHIP, 3.65 ERA, 8.87 K/9IP in 44 relief appearances) and figures to get a crack at landing a spot in the Tribe bullpen this spring. The 6-foot-2 right-hander features a fastball and nasty splitter as well as a developing slider. He'd be better served getting consistent work out of the bullpen at Triple-A, but should see some time with the Indians this year even if he doesn't head north with the club in April.