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Brad Boxberger

25-Year-Old Pitcher – Tampa Bay Rays

2014 Stats

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2014 RotoWire Projections

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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 wit...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 220   DOB: 5/27/1988   BORN: Fullerton, CA   COLLEGE: USC     

April 14, 2014  –  Brad Boxberger News

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The Rays recalled Boxberger from Triple-A Durham on Monday, 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 4 0 0 6.2 3 1 0 13 2 1 0 1 0 0 1.35 0.81
2014 26 MAJ TB 2 0 0 2.0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.50
3-Year Averages MAJ   21 0 0 24.8 20 7 3 28 15 0 0 0 0 0 2.54 1.41

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Brad Boxberger 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
Apr. 16 @Bal 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.00 0.50
Apr. 14 @Bal 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 14 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
2.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.50
Last 30 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
2.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.50
Last 60 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
2.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.50

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Brad Boxberger Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2013381426001.182
20125514811212.239

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201356101113302.302
201265191011301.208

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201314.701017533.681.36
201213.700016713.291.17

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20137.30017801.231.64
201214.0000171121.931.71
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 4 0 6.2 18.87 2.90 6.50 0.00 80% 1.35 .46 .401
2014 26 MAJ TB 2 0 2.0 9.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 93.8 MPH 0.00 1.20 .216
3-Year Averages MAJ   21 0 24.8 10.15 5.44 1.87 1.09 87.5% 2.54 4.33 .288

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2014 Stat Review for Brad Boxberger    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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0.00 K/BB
TERRIBLE
9.00 K/9
GOOD
0.00 BB/9
ELITE
93.8 MPH Fastball
GOOD
0.0 HR/9
ELITE
0.00 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME FLYBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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0.00 ERA
ELITE
0.50 WHIP
ELITE
1.20 FIP
ELITE
BABIP/Strand

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

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.216 BABIP
LOW
100.0% Strand Rate
HIGH

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Worst Matchups for Brad Boxberger (by OPS against, min 1 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Martin Prado AZ 2 2 1 4 2 0 1 1.000 3.000 4.000
Ryan Wheeler COL 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 3.000 4.000
Xavier Paul BAL 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 2.000 3.000
Josh Vitters CHI-N 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.000 3.000
Jose Bautista TOR 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 2.000 3.000
Jed Lowrie OAK 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 2.000 3.000
Hanley Ramirez LA 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 .500 2.000 2.500
Pablo Sandoval SF 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 .500 2.000 2.500
Charlie Blackmon COL 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 .500 2.000 2.500
Neil Walker PIT 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 .667 1.667 2.333

Best Matchups for Brad Boxberger (by OPS against, min 1 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Cole Gillespie SEA 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Coco Crisp OAK 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Nelson Cruz BAL 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Michael Cuddyer COL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Yu Darvish TEX 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Matt Davidson CHI-A 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Chris Davis BAL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Ike Davis NY-N 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Adam Eaton CHI-A 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Elvis Andrus TEX 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000

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

Boxberger was optioned to Triple-A Durham on Thursday, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Boxberger was officially traded to the Rays on Wednesday. He'll join Logan Forsythe, Matt Andriese, Matt Lollis and Maxx Tissenbaum in the package to Tampa, with the Padres receiving Alex Torres and Jesse Hahn in the deal.

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Boxberger is likely headed to the Rays as part of a six-player trade, Keith Law of ESPN.com reports.

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Boxberger was recalled from Triple-A Tucson on Tuesday.

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Boxberger was optioned to Triple-A Tucson on Wednesday, MLB.com reports.

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Boxberger was recalled from Triple-A Tucson on Monday, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

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Boxberger was optioned to Triple-A Tucson on Sunday, MLB.com reports.

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Boxberger was recalled Saturday, Padres broadcaster Andy Masur reports.

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Boxberger was optioned to Triple-A Tucson on Saturday, Corey Brock of MLB.com reports.

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2014

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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.