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Josh Collmenter

28-Year-Old Pitcher – Arizona Diamondbacks

2014 Stats

W-L

0-2

ERA

4.50

WHIP

1.33

K

14

SV

1

2014 RotoWire Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Collmenter excelled in a long relief role in 2013, posting a 3.13 ERA in 92 innings. He showed just how valuable he can be out of the bullpen and Arizona was hesitant to give him a single start. Becau...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 234   DOB: 2/7/1986   BORN: Homer, MI   COLLEGE: Central Michigan   DRAFTED: 15th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Josh Collmenter Contract Information:

Signed a two-year, $2.425 million contract with the Diamondbacks in January of 2014.

April 20, 2014  –  Josh Collmenter News

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Collmenter struck out six and surrendered four runs on five hits and two walks across six innings in a loss to the Dodgers on Sunday.

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Josh Collmenter 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 21 A Yak 14 12 0 66.3 60 20 4 57 21 6 3 0 2.71 1.22
2008 22 A Sou 27 27 0 145.1 126 55 8 123 47 12 8 0 3.41 1.19
2009 23 A Vis 27 27 0 145.3 127 67 8 152 55 8 10 0 4.16 1.25
2010 24 A+ Vis 12 3 0 15.0 11 4 2 21 3 2 0 0 0 0 2.40 0.93
2010 24 AA Mob 12 12 1 79.1 60 15 3 73 22 8 3 0 0 0 1.70 1.04
2010 24 AAA Ren 12 10 0 57.2 64 37 8 39 26 4 3 0 0 0 5.77 1.57
2011 25 AAA Ren 1 1 0 6.0 2 1 1 7 2 1 0 0 0 0 1.50 0.67
2011 25 MAJ ARI 31 24 0 154.3 137 58 17 100 28 10 10 0 0 0 3.38 1.07
2012 26 R Sco 3 3 0 8.0 5 0 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.63
2012 26 MAJ ARI 28 11 0 90.3 92 37 13 80 22 5 3 0 0 0 3.69 1.26
2013 27 MAJ ARI 49 0 0 92.0 79 32 8 85 33 5 5 0 1 5 3.13 1.22
2014 28 MAJ ARI 6 2 0 18.0 17 9 2 14 7 0 2 1 0 0 4.50 1.33
2014 RotoWire Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Josh Collmenter
3-Year Averages MAJ   36 11 0 112.2 102 42 12 88 27 6 6 0 0 1 3.37 1.15

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Josh Collmenter 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
Apr. 20 @LAD 6.0 5 4 4 1 2 6 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 4.50 1.33
Apr. 14 NYM 4.0 5 3 3 0 1 3 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.75 1.42
Apr. 9 @SF 4.0 3 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.25 1.38
Apr. 3 SF 2.0 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.50 1.75
Mar. 31 SF 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.50 2.50
Last 14 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 4.7 IP/G
14.0 13 7 7 1 4 13 0 0 0 0-2 1 0 0 4.50 1.21
Last 30 Days
5 Games:  Avg. 3.4 IP/G
17.0 14 8 8 2 5 13 0 0 0 0-2 1 0 0 4.24 1.12
Last 60 Days
5 Games:  Avg. 3.4 IP/G
17.0 14 8 8 2 5 13 0 0 0 0-2 1 0 0 4.24 1.12

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Josh Collmenter Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2013152331333502.248
2012189279551105.313
201131940187313110.250

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20132325220461006.221
2012186531337718.215
20113026010641307.225

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201356.7120491552.060.94
201255.03205211104.581.31
201179.0940511273.300.95

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201335.3430361834.841.67
201235.3210281132.291.19
201175.31604916103.461.19
Josh Collmenter 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 21 A Yak 14 12 66.3 7.73 2.85 2.71 0.54 79.2% 2.71 3.31 .301
2008 22 A Sou 27 27 145.1 7.63 2.92 2.62 0.50 71.5% 3.41 3.19 .292
2009 23 A Vis 27 27 145.3 9.41 3.41 2.76 0.50 66.1% 4.16 2.96 .316
2010 24 A+ Vis 12 3 15.0 12.60 1.80 7.00 1.20 83.3% 2.40 2.93 .297
2010 24 AA Mob 12 12 79.1 8.31 2.50 3.32 0.34 84.8% 1.70 2.72 .275
2010 24 AAA Ren 12 10 57.2 6.14 4.09 1.50 1.26 64.6% 5.77 5.07 .314
2011 25 AAA Ren 1 1 6.0 10.50 3.00 3.50 1.50 100% 1.50 4.03 .092
2011 25 MAJ ARI 31 24 154.3 5.83 1.63 3.57 0.99 0.70 72.3% 87.4 MPH 3.38 3.98 .264
2012 26 R Sco 3 3 8.0 12.38 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 .45 .302
2012 26 MAJ ARI 28 11 90.3 7.97 2.19 3.64 1.30 0.86 76.2% 87.5 MPH 3.69 4.03 .311
2013 27 MAJ ARI 49 0 92.0 8.32 3.23 2.58 0.78 0.73 76.9% 87.5 MPH 3.13 3.62 .289
2014 28 MAJ ARI 6 2 18.0 7.00 3.50 2.00 1.00 1.05 68.2% 86.7 MPH 4.50 4.26 .290
2014 Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Josh Collmenter
3-Year Averages MAJ   36 11 112.2 7.06 2.17 3.26 0.96 74.4% 3.37 3.74 .283

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2014 Stat Review for Josh Collmenter    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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2.00 K/BB
POOR
7.00 K/9
WEAK
3.50 BB/9
WEAK
86.7 MPH Fastball
TERRIBLE
1.0 HR/9
WEAK
1.05 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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4.50 ERA
TERRIBLE
1.33 WHIP
POOR
4.26 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

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

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.290 BABIP
ABOVE AVERAGE
68.2% Strand Rate
LOW

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Worst Matchups for Josh Collmenter (by OPS against, min 4 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Buster Posey SF 9 6 2 7 1 0 0 .667 1.444 2.144
Ike Davis PIT 4 2 1 2 1 0 0 .500 1.250 1.850
Chase Utley PHI 4 3 0 0 2 0 0 .750 1.000 1.833
A.J. Ellis LA 8 3 2 2 2 3 0 .375 1.125 1.625
Freddie Freeman ATL 12 7 1 2 0 1 0 .583 1.000 1.583
Seth Smith SD 11 5 1 1 0 0 0 .455 1.000 1.455
Carlos Gonzalez COL 10 4 1 1 1 2 0 .400 .900 1.400
Nick Hundley SD 11 5 1 3 2 1 0 .455 .818 1.357
Adrian Gonzalez LA 4 2 0 0 1 2 0 .500 .750 1.350
Yasiel Puig LA 6 2 1 4 0 1 0 .333 1.000 1.333

Best Matchups for Josh Collmenter (by OPS against, min 4 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Allen Craig STL 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Jedd Gyorko SD 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Everth Cabrera SD 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Josh Thole TOR 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Kurt Suzuki MIN 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 .000 .000 .000
Wilin Rosario COL 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Adeiny Hechavarria MIA 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Derek Dietrich MIA 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Andrelton Simmons ATL 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Raul Ibanez ANA 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000

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Josh Collmenter: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Collmenter gave up three runs on five hits and a walk over four innings in Monday's 7-3 loss to the Mets.

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Collmenter will officially start for the D-Backs on Monday rather than Tuesday - against the Mets, the Arizona Republic reports.

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Collmenter likely will start Tuesday against the Mets, Jack Magruder of Fox Sports Arizona reports.

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Collmenter was credited with a save against the Giants Wednesday night.

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Collmenter is now a candidate to move into Arizona's starting rotation, the Arizona Republic's Nick Piecoro reports.

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Collmenter is now a long shot to be considered for a rotation spot following the news that his teammate Patrick Corbin has a torn UCL, the Arizona Republic reports.

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Collmenter agreed to a two-year, $2.425 million contract with the Diamondbacks on Wednesday.

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Collmenter could be a candidate to steal some save opportunities if Heath Bell continues to struggle, the Arizona Republic reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Collmenter opened the season as a member of the D-Backs' rotation, but a four-start shelling in April (9.82 ERA, .965 OPS allowed) led to a quick move to the bullpen and long relief duty. Around his time in the bullpen, Collmenter made a handful of successful starts, but his unorthodox delivery seems to play better in two or three-inning outings when hitters only get an at-bat or two against him, as his ERA out of the bullpen (1.32) was nearly four runs lower than his mark over 11 starts (5.11). Further, Collmenter's lack of a steady third offering (he uses a curveball sparingly) forces heavy reliance on his 86-89 mph fastball, a pitch that opposing hitters slugged .533 against in 2012. With the depth of young pitching talent on the D-Backs' organizational depth chart, long relief seems to be his role for the foreseeable future.

2012

Thanks to a revolving door in the back of the Arizona rotation, Collmenter was given a shot to start for the D-Backs in May after getting a call to work out of the bullpen in April. Boasting an unorthodox over-the-top delivery attributed to time spent throwing tomahawks as a child, Collmenter's less than impressive arsenal seems to work against big league hitters because of deception. Long term, he'll probably get squeezed out of the rotation when the D-Backs' prospects are ready to assume rotation spots, but Collmenter's low walk rate should make him a viable option in long relief once that happens. If Collmenter opens 2012 with a starting assignment, tread carefully here as he's very dependent on two pitches and will be prone to big innings as teams get a second and third look at him in the middle innings.

2011

There's a very large gap between the upper-level arms in the D-Backs' system and the wave of young pitchers with higher ceilings at the lower levels. Collmenter is intriguing, because his success depends much more on a deceptive over-the-top delivery than pure stuff. He pitched at three levels last season before an impressive stint in the Arizona Fall League. As his tumbling strikeout rate at Triple-A Reno (6.1 K/9IP) suggests, Collmenter's skill set may be best utilized in the bullpen at the big league level, making him more valuable to the D-Backs than to rotisserie players given the low likelihood of a high-leverage opportunity.