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Justin Wilson

29-Year-Old Pitcher – Detroit Tigers

2017 Stats

W-L

1-1

ERA

1.50

WHIP

0.61

K

30

SV

3

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Wilson regressed slightly in his fourth full major league season after being traded to the Tigers, yielding a 4.14 ERA and 1.33 WHIP. He was used in a similar role, making a lot of middle and late-inn...

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2017 ADP:  642.64

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 203   DOB: 8/18/1987   BORN: Anaheim, CA   COLLEGE: Fresno State   DRAFTED: 5th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Justin Wilson Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year, $1.525 deal with the Tigers in January 2016, avoiding arbitration.

May 17, 2017  –  Justin Wilson News

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Wilson gave up a hit and a walk in Wednesday's save chance against Baltimore, but he struck out two and closed it out successfully.

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Justin Wilson 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
2009 21 A LYN 26 26 0 116.0 118 58 14 94 55 6 8 0 4.50 1.49
2010 22 AA ALT 27 26 0 142.2 109 49 4 134 71 11 8 0 0 0 3.09 1.27
2011 23 AAA IND 30 21 0 124.1 121 57 12 94 67 10 8 3 0 0 4.13 1.51
2012 24 AAA IND 29 25 1 135.2 91 57 12 138 66 9 6 0 0 0 3.78 1.16
2012 24 MAJ PIT 8 0 0 4.7 10 1 0 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 1.93 2.79
2013 25 MAJ PIT 58 0 0 73.7 50 17 4 59 28 6 1 0 3 14 2.08 1.06
2014 26 MAJ PIT 70 0 0 60.0 49 28 4 61 30 3 4 0 3 16 4.20 1.32
2015 27 MAJ NYY 74 0 0 61.0 49 21 3 66 20 5 0 0 2 29 3.10 1.13
2016 28 MAJ DET 66 0 0 58.7 61 27 6 65 17 4 5 1 5 25 4.14 1.33
2017 29 MAJ DET 19 0 0 18.0 6 3 2 30 5 1 1 3 1 8 1.50 0.61
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3-Year Averages     70 0 0 59.9 53 25 4 64 22 4 3 0 3 23 3.76 1.25
Career  (View All)     295 0 0 276.0 225 97 19 288 103 19 11 4 3.16 1.19

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Justin Wilson 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
May. 17 Bal 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.50 0.61
May. 16 Bal 1.3 1 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 1.59 0.53
May. 13 @LAA 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.15 0.51
May. 9 @Ari 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.23 0.55
May. 7 @Oak 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 1.32 0.59
May. 6 @Oak 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 1.42 0.55
May. 2 Cle 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 1.54 0.60
Apr. 29 CWS 1.0 2 2 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 1.69 0.56
Apr. 27 Sea 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.00 0.31
Apr. 23 @Min 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.00 0.35
Apr. 22 @Min 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 0.00 0.36
Apr. 19 @TB 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 0.00 0.41
Apr. 16 @Cle 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 0.00 0.47
Apr. 14 @Cle 0.7 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.00 0.56
Apr. 11 Min 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 - 0 0 1 0.00 0.43
Apr. 10 Bos 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 0.00 0.27
Apr. 8 Bos 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 0.00 0.00
Apr. 7 Bos 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 - 0 0 1 0.00 0.00
Apr. 4 @CWS 0.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 14 Games (Team)
4 Games Pitched:  Avg. 1.1 IP/G
4.3 2 1 1 1 1 8 0 0 0 0-0 2 1 0 2.08 0.69
Last 30 Games (Team)
11 Games Pitched:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
10.7 6 3 3 2 2 19 0 0 0 0-1 2 1 4 2.53 0.75
Last 60 Games (Team)
19 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.9 IP/G
18.0 6 3 3 2 5 30 0 2 0 1-1 3 1 8 1.50 0.61

Justin Wilson Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201717911100.063
20169623428312.308
201583191017400.236

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2017492145012.111
2016155421333324.234
2015161471032413.216

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20179.311216422.890.96
201631.740033743.410.98
201535.7400341223.031.07

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20178.700114100.000.23
201627.0051321025.001.74
201525.310032813.201.22
Justin Wilson 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
2009 21 A LYN 26 26 116.0 7.29 4.27 1.71 1.09 72.3% 4.50 4.57 .308
2010 22 AA ALT 27 26 142.2 8.48 4.49 1.89 0.25 74.4% 3.09 3.33 .282
2011 23 AAA IND 30 21 124.1 6.82 4.86 1.40 0.87 74.4% 4.13 4.66 .299
2012 24 AAA IND 29 25 135.2 9.19 4.39 2.09 0.80 69% 3.78 3.93 .245
2012 24 MAJ PIT 8 0 4.7 13.50 5.79 2.33 0.00 0.75 92.3% 93.9 MPH 1.93 2.13 .619
2013 25 MAJ PIT 58 0 73.7 7.21 3.42 2.11 0.49 1.80 82.4% 95.3 MPH 2.08 3.57 .236
2014 26 MAJ PIT 70 0 60.0 9.15 4.50 2.03 0.60 1.69 68% 95.2 MPH 4.20 3.68 .294
2015 27 MAJ NYY 74 0 61.0 9.74 2.95 3.30 0.44 1.51 72.7% 95.1 MPH 3.10 2.76 .303
2016 28 MAJ DET 66 0 58.7 9.97 2.61 3.82 0.92 2.19 70.8% 95.1 MPH 4.14 3.23 .354
2017 29 MAJ DET 19 0 18.0 15.00 2.50 6.00 1.00 1.08 88.9% 96.4 MPH 1.50 2.14 .162
Today's Projections     0 0 .4 6.69 3.25 2.06 1.08 66.1% 4.56 1.15 .273
Next 7 Days     0 0 3.3 7.70 2.79 2.76 0.81 64.7% 4.36 3.59 .292
Rest Of Season     0 0 44.5 7.75 3.35 2.31 0.81 65.2% 4.52 3.77 .292
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3-Year Averages     70 0 59.9 9.62 3.31 2.91 0.60 70.4% 3.76 3.03 .318
Career     295 0 276.0 9.39 3.36 2.80 0.62 74.8% 3.16 3.16 .296

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Justin Wilson Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 P 61 0 1 0 0 36 0 61 0
2016 P 58.7 -2 4 -2 0 32 -1 59 -2
2017 P 18 1 1 1 0 9 0 18 1
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 P -1 1 0 0 0 0 0
2016 P 0 0 0 0 -1 0 -1
2017 P 0 0 0 0 1 0 1

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2017 Stat Review for Justin Wilson    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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6.00 K/BB
ELITE
15.00 K/9
ELITE
2.50 BB/9
GOOD
96.4 MPH Fastball
GREAT
1.0 HR/9
WEAK
1.08 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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1.50 ERA
ELITE
0.61 WHIP
ELITE
2.14 FIP
ELITE
BABIP/Strand

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

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.162 BABIP
LOW
88.9% Strand Rate
HIGH

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Justin Wilson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Wilson blew his first save of the season in Tuesday's 13-inning loss to the Orioles. He allowed an earned run on one hit across 1.1 innings and struck out two.

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Wilson mowed through the ninth inning in Saturday's 4-3 win over the Angels, striking out the side to record his second save.

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Wilson struck out one in a perfect ninth inning during Tuesday's 7-3 win over the Diamondbacks.

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Wilson has been named the Tigers' new closer, Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports.

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Wilson recorded his eighth hold of the season in Sunday's loss to the Athletics. He gave up one hit and struck out one in a scoreless inning of work.

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Wilson picked up his sixth hold of the season in Tuesday's win over the Indians. He pitched one inning and allowed a lone hit, while striking out two.

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Wilson struck out all three hitters he faced and earned his fourth hold of the season in Wednesday's loss to the Rays.

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Wilson recorded his third hold of the season Sunday, pitching a scoreless inning in a win over the Indians. He didn't allow a hit and struck out two.

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The Tigers were prepared to rest Wilson on Tuesday, but he ended up pitching a scoreless inning in the win over the Twins, Jason Beck of MLB.com reports.

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Wilson (1-0) picked up the win in Monday's game against the Red Sox, pitching a scoreless eighth inning with a walk and a strikeout.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

Wilson quickly slotted into a late-inning role in his first year with the Yankees, posting career best marks of 9.7 K/9, 3.0 BB/9, and a 2.69 FIP. The lefty has always been able to get out both lefties and righties, and was once again more effective against opposite-handed hitters in 2015, holding righties to a .216/.275/.318 line against. The 28-year-old was actually unlucky to not have an even better season than he did, as he suffered from a career-worst .305 BABIP. If that number comes back down in 2016, he could put up numbers more similar to his breakout 2013 campaign when he worked to a 2.08 ERA in 73.2 innings. Traded to Detroit in the offseason, Wilson will likely be inserted into a high-leverage role and could help out in formats that value holds.

2015

A repeat of Wilson's outstanding 2013 campaign was never realistic, as he benefited greatly from a .229 BABIP and 84.9% strand rate, but the southpaw's surface numbers declined a bit more than most expected. His ERA more than doubled to 4.20, and lefties hit a combined .253/.314/.367 against him, up from .200/.266/.235 a year before. The 27-year-old's walk rate jumped, from 3.4 BB/9 to 4.5 BB/9, but so did his strikeout rate, by an even two per nine innings no less (from 7.2 K/9 to 9.2 K/9) and his xFIP only increased by a mere six points. Wilson also maintained a groundball rate above 50 percent (51.3%), and he held opposing batters to just a .209 average after the All-Star break. Now a member of the Yankees following a November trade, Wilson figures to slot in as a late-inning lefty out of the bullpen, making him of some interest to those in leagues that count holds.

2014

Wilson exceeded expectations in 2013, going 6-1 with a 2.08 ERA and 1.06 WHIP in 73.2 innings. The 26-year-old southpaw threw a heavy 95.3 mph average fastball, but finished with just a 7.2 K/9 rate. His 59:28 K:BB rate shows his penchant for losing the strike zone at times, but a 3.4 BB/9 rate marked the first time he's been lower than 4.0 BB/9 in six pro seasons. Despite being a two-pitch pitcher, Wilson mostly started in the minors -- he struck out 138 in 135 Triple-A innings in 2012. There's always a chance Pittsburgh could try him again in the rotation. File that away, and also remember that he totaled only 6.2 innings in September, indicating that he was fatigued from a heavy early-season workload, or was dealing with some sort of injury.

2013

Wilson, 24, pitched at Triple-A Indianapolis for the second consecutive season, improving both his ERA (4.13 to 3.78) and WHIP (1.51 to 1.16). He's got a deadly fastball (averaging 93.9 mph) and pitched in parts of two no-hitters for his club. General manager Neal Huntington saw fit to move him back and forth between the rotation and the bullpen in 2012, making his long-term role uncertain. Until Wilson improves his control -- he's got a career 4.5 BB/9 rate -- he represents a bit of a wild card. He'll fight for an Opening Day roster spot, but is more likely to make his season debut in Pittsburgh sometime during summer.