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Brad Boxberger

27-Year-Old Pitcher – Tampa Bay Rays

2015 Stats

W-L

4-6

ERA

3.02

WHIP

1.30

K

52

SV

25

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

The Rays liked Boxberger when they got him from San Diego, but nobody saw him breaking out in the manner he did in 2014. He held opposing batters to a .155 average and struck out 104 of the 247 batter...

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2015 ADP:  218.16

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 225   DOB: 5/27/1988   BORN: Fullerton, CA   COLLEGE: USC     

July 24, 2015  –  Brad Boxberger News

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Boxberger could be in line to be traded even if the Rays stay in contention, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Brad Boxberger 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
2010 22 A LYN 22 13 0 62.0 56 22 3 70 20 4 6 0 0 0 3.19 1.23
2010 22 AA CAR 22 0 0 29.2 35 28 4 40 22 1 4 0 0 0 8.49 1.95
2011 23 AA CAR 25 0 0 34.1 16 5 2 57 13 1 2 4 0 0 1.31 0.85
2011 23 AAA LOU 25 0 0 27.2 16 9 2 36 15 1 2 7 0 0 2.93 1.14
2012 24 AAA TUC 37 0 0 43.1 37 13 0 62 19 2 2 5 0 0 2.70 1.30
2012 24 MAJ SD 24 0 0 27.7 22 8 3 33 18 0 0 0 0 1 2.60 1.45
2013 25 AAA TUC 42 0 0 57.1 50 23 3 89 19 2 4 5 0 0 3.61 1.21
2013 25 MAJ SD 18 0 0 22.0 19 7 3 24 13 0 1 1 0 0 2.86 1.45
2014 26 AAA DUR 6 0 0 9.1 4 2 1 18 4 1 0 2 0 0 1.93 0.88
2014 26 MAJ TB 63 0 0 64.7 34 17 9 104 20 5 2 2 3 18 2.37 0.84
2015 27 MAJ TB 45 0 0 41.7 33 14 5 52 21 4 6 25 2 2 3.02 1.30
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3-Year Averages     35 0 0 38.1 25 10 5 53 17 1 1 1 1 6 2.36 1.10

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Brad Boxberger 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
Jul. 29 Det 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.02 1.30
Jul. 27 Det 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 3.10 1.28
Jul. 22 @Phi 1.7 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.18 1.29
Jul. 21 @Phi 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 3.08 1.29
Jul. 18 @Tor 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 - 0 0 1 3.16 1.32
Jul. 12 Hou 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 3.25 1.31
Jul. 11 Hou 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 3.34 1.34
Jul. 10 Hou 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 3.44 1.35
Jul. 7 @KC 0.3 3 4 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.55 1.39
Jul. 4 @NYY 0.0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 2.48 1.29
Jul. 3 @NYY 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.48 1.22
Jul. 2 Cle 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.56 1.23
Jun. 27 Bos 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.64 1.27
Jun. 26 Bos 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.73 1.28
Jun. 24 Tor 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 - 0 0 0 2.83 1.29
Jun. 23 Tor 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.93 1.30
Jun. 20 @Cle 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.70 1.31
Jun. 19 @Cle 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.81 1.25
Jun. 18 @Was 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.92 1.22
Jun. 13 CWS 1.0 3 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 W 0 1 0 3.04 1.23
Jun. 11 LAA 0.3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.78 1.15
Jun. 10 LAA 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 2.82 1.12
Jun. 3 @LAA 1.3 2 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 W 0 1 0 2.95 1.17
May. 31 @Bal 0.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.70 1.05
May. 30 @Bal 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.79 1.09
May. 27 Sea 1.0 1 3 3 1 2 2 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 2.95 1.15
May. 26 Sea 1.0 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 1.56 1.04
Last 14 Days
6 Games:  Avg. 1.1 IP/G
6.7 4 1 1 0 3 5 1 0 0 0-1 3 0 1 1.35 1.05
Last 30 Days
13 Games:  Avg. 0.9 IP/G
12.0 9 6 5 1 7 11 1 0 0 0-3 6 0 1 3.75 1.33
Last 60 Days
27 Games:  Avg. 0.9 IP/G
25.3 24 13 12 5 15 28 2 1 0 2-5 12 2 2 4.26 1.54

Brad Boxberger Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20159422818202.214
2014117461011103.107
2013381426001.182

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201584301315203.221
2014130581023406.198
201356101113302.302

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201524.3321438642.220.90
201431.3300481242.300.89
201314.701017533.681.36

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201517.31411141514.151.85
201433.322256852.430.78
20137.30017801.231.64
Brad Boxberger 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
2010 22 A LYN 22 13 62.0 10.16 2.90 3.50 0.44 74% 3.19 2.78 .336
2010 22 AA CAR 22 0 29.2 12.33 6.78 1.82 1.23 54.7% 8.49 4.81 .423
2011 23 AA CAR 25 0 34.1 15.04 3.43 4.38 0.53 88.9% 1.31 1.76 .263
2011 23 AAA LOU 25 0 27.2 11.91 4.96 2.40 0.66 75.9% 2.93 3.16 .256
2012 24 AAA TUC 37 0 43.1 12.95 3.97 3.26 0.00 76.8% 2.70 1.78 .383
2012 24 MAJ SD 24 0 27.7 10.73 5.86 1.83 0.98 0.90 86.5% 91.6 MPH 2.60 4.39 .297
2013 25 AAA TUC 42 0 57.1 14.03 2.99 4.68 0.47 69.7% 3.61 1.76 .395
2013 25 MAJ SD 18 0 22.0 9.82 5.32 1.85 1.23 1.10 86.2% 91.6 MPH 2.86 4.56 .296
2014 26 AAA DUR 6 0 9.1 17.80 3.96 4.50 0.99 85.7% 1.93 2.32 .281
2014 26 MAJ TB 63 0 64.7 14.47 2.78 5.20 1.25 1.09 82.2% 93.1 MPH 2.37 2.91 .242
2015 27 MAJ TB 45 0 41.7 11.23 4.54 2.48 1.08 1.00 81.6% 92.7 MPH 3.02 3.92 .299
Today's Projections     0 0 .4 11.96 3.76 3.18 0.84 79.2% 2.76 -0.19 .289
Next 7 Days     0 0 3.1 11.96 3.47 3.45 0.81 78.3% 2.76 2.87 .290
Rest Of Season     0 0 26.0 11.96 3.61 3.31 0.89 79.3% 2.76 3.02 .288
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3-Year Averages     35 0 38.1 12.52 4.01 3.12 1.18 86.5% 2.36 3.46 .269

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2015 Stat Review for Brad Boxberger    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2014 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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2.48 K/BB
WEAK
11.23 K/9
GREAT
4.54 BB/9
TERRIBLE
92.7 MPH Fastball
AVERAGE
1.1 HR/9
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1.00 GB/FB Ratio
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ERA/WHIP/FIP

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3.02 ERA
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1.30 WHIP
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3.92 FIP
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BABIP/Strand

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

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.299 BABIP
ABOVE AVERAGE
81.6% Strand Rate
ABOVE AVERAGE

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

Boxberger earned his 23rd save of the year Sunday, striking out one in a scoreless ninth inning.

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Boxberger picked up his 22nd save of the season Saturday, walking one in a scoreless ninth inning.

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Boxberger logged his 21st save with a perfect inning against the Astros on Friday night. He fanned two batters.

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Boxberger believes his recent struggles stemmed from tipping his pitches and that he has fixed it, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Boxberger recorded just one out in the ninth inning of Game 1 in Tuesday's doubleheader against the Royals before giving up a walk-off grand slam to Paulo Orlando.

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Boxberger has appeared on three straight days, throwing 38 pitches over that span.

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Boxberger took the loss Saturday, failing to record an out in the ninth inning and bringing home the winning run with a throwing error on a sacrifice bunt.

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Boxberger gave up a solo home run to Edwin Encarnacion but recorded two strikeouts Tuesday en route to his 19th save of the season.

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Boxberger pitched around two hits and a walk to throw a scoreless ninth inning and record save No. 18 in Saturday's 4-1 victory over the Indians.

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Boxberger pitched around a pair of walks in a scoreless ninth inning to record his 17th save. He struck out one.

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Boxberger (triceps) is available for Tuesday's game against the Angels, Roger Mooney of the Tampa Tribune reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2014

Boxberger shuttled between Triple-A Tucson and San Diego multiple times last season, ultimately making 18 appearances with the big club. His 24:13 K:BB ratio wasn't particularly distinguished, but with a 9.8 K/9, he displayed a consistent ability to punch out batters, in spite of 1.2 HR/9. If the right-hander can hone in his control, as he did in 42 games with Tucson (89:19 K:BB ratio in 57.1 innings), he could factor into the late innings for the Rays after being acquired as part of a seven-player trade with the Padres in January.

2013

Boxberger spent the first half of the 2012 season at Triple-A Tucson, before making his MLB debut in mid-June. What came afterwards was a 2.60 ERA that was the largely the work of smoke and mirrors. Yes, he struck out nearly 28 percent of the batters he faced, but he also walked 15 percent of them as well. Pitching like this can be a recipe for disaster as his 4.52 xFIP shows. If he can refine his control, Boxberger will likely find success in 2013, but that would go against history for him as he routinely walked more than 10 percent of the batters he faced through out the minors. If he can harness his control, Boxberger could eventually become an option for high-leverage situations as part of the bridge to closer Huston Street.

2012

Taken in the supplemental first round of the 2009 draft, Boxberger has since converted to the bullpen and could be on the verge of making the team out of spring training. Since moving to the bullpen, Boxberger has junked his curveball and added some velocity as a max-effort short reliever. The results are promising so far - he struck out 93 batters in 62 minor league innings in 2011 before holding his own in the Arizona Fall League. Boxberger needs to tighten his control, and while Huston Street is going to open the year as the Padres closer, the job could belong to the former Reds farmhand in 2013; or sooner if Street is traded this season.