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Casey Fien

32-Year-Old Pitcher – Minnesota Twins

2015 Stats

W-L

4-6

ERA

3.55

WHIP

1.09

K

41

SV

0

2016 RotoWire Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Fien will be one of the primary setup men for the Twins after an up-and-down season in 2015. He missed most of May with a shoulder injury and never seemed to get on track and saw his strikeout rate de...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 205   DOB: 10/21/1983   BORN: Santa Rosa, CA   COLLEGE: Cal Poly   DRAFTED: 20th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Casey Fien Contract Information:

Signed a one-year, $2.275 million contract with the Twins in January of 2016, avoiding arbitration.

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Fien agreed to a one-year, $2.275 million contract with the Twins on Friday to avoid arbitration, Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

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Casey Fien 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
2007 23 A WES 39 0 0 61.0 55 21 4 77 10 6 1 6 3.10 1.07
2008 24 AA ERI 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 999.99 0.00
2008 24 AA ERI 40 0 0 45.7 38 15 5 42 12 3 3 12 2.96 1.09
2008 24 AAA TOL 12 0 0 15.0 14 4 2 17 4 2 0 1 2.40 1.20
2009 25 AAA TOL 42 0 0 58.0 51 22 5 66 15 2 1 14 3.41 1.14
2009 25 MAJ DET 9 0 0 11.3 13 10 2 9 6 0 1 0 7.94 1.68
2010 26 AAA TOL 44 0 0 62.1 54 18 8 44 13 3 3 8 0 0 2.60 1.08
2010 26 MAJ DET 2 0 0 2.7 4 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10.13 1.50
2011 27 R GUL 2 0 0 2.0 1 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.50
2011 27 AAA OKL 2 0 0 24.1 29 15 7 24 8 2 2 3 0 0 5.55 1.54
2012 28 AAA ROC 33 0 0 46.0 39 22 5 42 14 2 5 9 0 0 4.30 1.15
2012 28 MAJ MIN 35 0 0 35.0 25 8 3 32 9 2 1 0 0 6 2.06 0.97
2013 29 MAJ MIN 73 0 0 62.0 51 27 9 73 12 5 2 0 2 17 3.92 1.02
2014 30 MAJ MIN 73 0 0 63.3 64 28 7 51 10 5 6 1 4 26 3.98 1.17
2015 31 AAA ROC 3 1 0 3.0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.33
2015 31 MAJ MIN 62 0 0 63.3 61 25 6 41 8 4 6 0 4 18 3.55 1.09
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3-Year Averages     69 0 0 62.9 58 26 7 55 10 4 4 0 3 20 3.72 1.08
Career  (View All)     254 0 0 237.7 218 101 29 206 45 16 16 1 3.82 1.11

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Casey Fien Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days 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 @Cle 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.55 1.09
Sep. 28 @Cle 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 3.61 1.09
Sep. 25 @Det 0.7 2 3 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 3.67 1.09
Sep. 23 Cle 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.26 1.05
Sep. 20 LAA 1.0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.38 1.09
Sep. 19 LAA 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.43 1.06
Sep. 16 Det 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 3.45 1.06
Sep. 14 Det 1.7 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.51 1.07
Sep. 13 @CWS 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.62 1.08
Sep. 9 @KC 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 3.64 1.09
Sep. 6 @Hou 0.3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.71 1.09
Sep. 3 CWS 0.3 2 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 L 0 1 0 3.74 1.08
Sep. 1 CWS 0.7 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 3.25 1.03
Aug. 30 Hou 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.12 1.00
Aug. 29 Hou 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.18 0.98
Aug. 27 @TB 1.3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.24 0.98
Aug. 25 @TB 2.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 3.33 0.99
Aug. 22 @Bal 1.3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.47 0.99
Aug. 21 @Bal 1.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.57 1.01
Aug. 17 @NYY 2.0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.71 1.05
Aug. 16 Cle 0.7 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 3.89 1.08
Aug. 15 Cle 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 3.95 1.10
Aug. 13 Tex 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 4.05 1.13
Aug. 11 Tex 0.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.92 1.10
Aug. 9 @Cle 1.0 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.99 1.12
Aug. 7 @Cle 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.86 1.07
Aug. 5 @Tor 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.96 1.07
Aug. 4 @Tor 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.08 1.10
Last 14 Days
4 Games:  Avg. 1.2 IP/G
4.7 4 3 3 0 1 4 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 2 5.79 1.07
Last 30 Days
11 Games:  Avg. 0.9 IP/G
10.3 9 3 3 0 3 12 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 4 2.61 1.16
Last 60 Days
28 Games:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
29.0 26 9 9 1 5 22 0 0 0 2-2 0 2 7 2.79 1.07

Casey Fien Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201510912229522.282
201412019728703.255
20139929622206.242

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201514829632404.227
201414032336434.269
201314544629303.213

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201532.003024343.661.06
201432.742027654.411.19
201329.730035443.340.98

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201531.343017523.451.12
201430.714124423.521.14
201332.322038854.451.05
Casey Fien 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
2007 23 A WES 39 0 61.0 11.36 1.48 7.70 0.59 72.1% 3.10 2.17 .349
2008 24 AA ERI 0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 999.99 0.00 .000
2008 24 AA ERI 40 0 45.7 8.28 2.36 3.50 0.99 77.8% 2.96 3.57 .276
2008 24 AAA TOL 12 0 15.0 10.20 2.40 4.25 1.20 87.5% 2.40 3.67 .322
2009 25 AAA TOL 42 0 58.0 10.24 2.33 4.40 0.78 72.1% 3.41 2.92 .320
2009 25 MAJ DET 9 0 11.3 7.15 4.76 1.50 1.59 0.63 52.9% 91.5 MPH 7.94 5.55 .324
2010 26 AAA TOL 44 0 62.1 6.38 1.88 3.38 1.16 83.1% 2.60 4.13 .260
2010 26 MAJ DET 2 0 2.7 0.00 0.00 0.00 6.75 0.67 50% 91.5 MPH 10.13 12.95 .210
2011 27 R GUL 2 0 2.0 13.50 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 0.20 .275
2011 27 AAA OKL 2 0 24.1 8.96 2.99 3.00 2.61 73.3% 5.55 5.98 .334
2012 28 AAA ROC 33 0 46.0 8.22 2.74 3.00 0.98 64.6% 4.30 3.70 .279
2012 28 MAJ MIN 35 0 35.0 8.23 2.31 3.56 0.77 0.46 83.9% 92.9 MPH 2.06 3.34 .248
2013 29 MAJ MIN 73 0 62.0 10.60 1.74 6.08 1.31 0.91 66.7% 91.0 MPH 3.92 3.31 .292
2014 30 MAJ MIN 73 0 63.3 7.25 1.42 5.10 0.99 0.77 68.7% 92.9 MPH 3.98 3.50 .309
2015 31 AAA ROC 3 1 3.0 9.00 3.00 3.00 0.00 100% 0.00 2.20 .000
2015 31 MAJ MIN 62 0 63.3 5.83 1.14 5.13 0.85 0.92 69.8% 92.6 MPH 3.55 3.52 .286
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3-Year Averages     69 0 62.9 7.87 1.43 5.50 1.00 68.9% 3.72 3.37 .294
Career     254 0 237.7 7.80 1.70 4.58 1.10 69.2% 3.82 3.64 .289

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2015 Stat Review for Casey Fien    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2015 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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5.13 K/BB
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5.83 K/9
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1.14 BB/9
ELITE
92.6 MPH Fastball
WEAK
0.9 HR/9
WEAK
0.92 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE FLYBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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3.55 ERA
WEAK
1.09 WHIP
GOOD
3.52 FIP
AVERAGE
BABIP/Strand

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

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.286 BABIP
AVERAGE
69.8% Strand Rate
LOW

2016 Projected Stats Breakdown for Casey Fien

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Casey Fien: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Fien threw two scoreless innings in Tuesday's win over Tampa Bay to earn his 14th hold.

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Fien walked one and struck out three during two scoreless innings to earn his second win of the season Sunday against the Rangers.

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Fien (sholder) was activated from the 15-day DL before Friday's game against Toronto.

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Fien (shoulder) has thrown two scoreless innings for Triple-A Rochester. He'll pitch again Wednesday at Triple-A and could be activated from the DL as soon as Friday, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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Fien (shoulder) threw a successful bullpen session Wednesday and will now begin a rehab assignment at Triple-A Rochester, Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com reports.

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Fien (shoulder) will go on a rehab assignment with Triple-A Rochester if his bullpen session Wednesday goes well, MLB.com's Rhett Bollinger reports.

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Fien (shoulder) threw a 30-pitch bullpen session Sunday, MLB.com's Rhett Bollinger reports.

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Fien (shoulder) is expected to throw in the bullpen in the next few days and will need a minor league rehab assignment before he returns, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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2015

Fien's profile in the bullpen continues to grow as he became the primary setup man to closer Glen Perkins last season. He saw a decline in his strikeout rate to 7.3 K/9, but that was offset by his outstanding control (1.4 BB/9). As a flyball pitcher he's prone to giving up home runs, but his home park helps that tendency. Fien did wear down at the end of the season with a 8.59 ERA in September, so his workload may be monitored more closely this season. He did see an increase in velocity to a 92.9 mph average fastball, so there's reason to think he'll keep his prominent role in the bullpen.

2014

Fien proved his surprising 2012 breakout season was no fluke as he improved his strikeout rate to 10.6 K/9 and moved into a high-profile setup role. While Fien's ERA rose to 3.92, he improved both his strikeout rate and control while giving up a few more home runs. He was also dominant against right-handed hitters (.545 OPS allowed). While his upside may be limited since he's a late bloomer at age 30 and since he has mediocre velocity (91 mph fastball), his track record the last two seasons suggests that he can remain a key part of Minnesota's setup corps.

2013

Fien looks like he could be a late bloomer after having a strong season in the Minnesota bullpen at age 28 last season. Fien always had good strikeout rates in the minors, but could never win a role in a big league bullpen. He got a chance with the Twins and posted a good strikeout rate (8.2 K/9) with decent control. He could be a late bloomer that could figure prominently in Minnesota's setup plans for 2013.

2012

He's a long shot to make the major league roster and likely adds depth at Triple-A. He pitched just 26.1 innings last season at Triple-A due to a sore elbow. He has a 8.5 K/9IP at Triple-A in his career, so he has some upside if he can carve out a consistent role in the majors.

2010

After successful stops at Double-A Erie and Triple-A Toledo, Fien made his major league debut with the Tigers last season. He finished his first cup of coffee in the majors with a disappointing 7.94 ERA in 11.1 innings. The 26-year-old righty throws in the mid-90s, but he still needs to work on his slider and changeup to become an effective middle-relief option. The Tigers will have a few holes in the bullpen entering spring training, so Fien could get a legitimate chance to make the Opening Day roster in 2010.

2009

Fien, a 20th round pick in 2006, posted a 58:16 K:BB ratio in 58.2 innings between Double-A and Triple-A this past season. Fien has a low-90s fastball and a solid slider which he uses to put away right-handed batters. He's had some struggles against lefties but that can be mitigated with proper use. The Tigers will have Fien compete for a bullpen job this spring and he looks ready to contribute.