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Keyvius Sampson

26-Year-Old Pitcher – Arizona Diamondbacks

2016 Stats

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0-1

ERA

4.35

WHIP

1.70

K

42

SV

0

2017 RotoWire Projections

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On the heels of a disastrous season in Cincinnati's starting rotation, Sampson attempted to right the ship in the bullpen. Unfortunately, things did not pan out as anyone would've hoped. The 26-year-o...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: NO   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 225   DOB: 1/6/1991   BORN: Ocala, FL   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 4th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Keyvius Sampson Contract Information:

Signed a minor league contract with the Diamondbacks in December of 2016 that includes an invite to spring training.

December 17, 2016  –  Keyvius Sampson News

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Sampson signed a minor league contract with the Diamondbacks on Saturday that includes an invite to spring training, Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic reports.

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Keyvius Sampson 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 18 R AZL 2 1 0 3.0 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 3.00 0.33
2009 18 A EUG 2 1 0 5.0 3 2 0 5 3 0 0 0 3.60 1.20
2010 19 A EUG 10 10 0 43.0 35 17 4 58 17 3 3 0 0 0 3.56 1.21
2011 20 A FOR 24 24 0 118.0 81 38 8 143 49 12 3 0 0 0 2.90 1.10
2012 21 AA SAN 26 25 0 122.1 108 68 11 122 57 8 11 0 0 0 5.00 1.35
2013 22 AA SAN 19 18 0 103.1 74 26 9 110 33 10 4 0 0 0 2.26 1.04
2013 22 AAA TUC 19 9 0 38.0 44 30 5 25 29 2 3 0 0 0 7.11 1.92
2014 23 AAA EL 38 14 0 91.2 91 68 19 94 68 2 5 0 0 0 6.68 1.74
2015 24 AA PEN 8 8 0 43.2 35 9 2 41 24 1 2 0 0 0 1.85 1.37
2015 24 AAA LOU 8 7 0 39.0 40 22 1 33 22 2 4 0 0 0 5.08 1.59
2015 24 MAJ CIN 13 12 0 52.3 67 38 7 42 26 2 6 0 0 0 6.54 1.78
2016 25 AAA LOU 18 9 0 62.1 38 13 3 62 21 3 3 0 0 0 1.88 0.95
2016 25 MAJ CIN 18 2 0 39.3 40 19 9 42 27 0 1 0 0 0 4.35 1.70
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3-Year Averages     15 7 0 45.8 53 28 8 42 26 1 3 0 0 0 5.50 1.72
Career  (View All)     31 14 0 91.7 107 57 16 84 53 2 7 0 5.60 1.75

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Keyvius Sampson 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
Sep. 27 @Was 0.7 6 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.35 1.70
Sep. 12 Col 4.7 4 0 0 0 2 7 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.41 1.51
Sep. 5 @LAD 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.73 1.50
Sep. 4 @Col 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.86 1.55
Aug. 19 @SD 1.0 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.99 1.60
Aug. 14 @Bos 5.0 2 1 1 1 1 4 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.81 1.55
Aug. 12 @Bos 0.7 1 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.24 1.76
Aug. 6 Mil 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.37 1.72
Last 14 Games (Team)
1 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.7 IP/G
0.7 6 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 54.00 9.00
Last 30 Games (Team)
4 Games Pitched:  Avg. 1.8 IP/G
7.3 10 4 4 2 2 9 1 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 4.91 1.64
Last 60 Games (Team)
8 Games Pitched:  Avg. 2.0 IP/G
16.0 14 9 6 4 6 17 1 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 3.38 1.25

Keyvius Sampson Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201664131211003.216
2015113211533712.340

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2016124291529506.274
2015138211134905.274

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201625.3010292022.841.66
201524.3050241158.142.05

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201614.000013777.071.79
201528.0210181525.141.54
Keyvius Sampson 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 18 R AZL 2 1 3.0 9.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 3.00 1.20 .155
2009 18 A EUG 2 1 5.0 9.00 5.40 1.67 0.00 66.7% 3.60 3.00 .248
2010 19 A EUG 10 10 43.0 12.14 3.56 3.41 0.84 72.9% 3.56 3.04 .329
2011 20 A FOR 24 24 118.0 10.91 3.74 2.92 0.61 75.4% 2.90 3.06 .278
2012 21 AA SAN 26 25 122.1 8.99 4.20 2.14 0.81 63% 5.00 3.87 .304
2013 22 AA SAN 19 18 103.1 9.60 2.88 3.33 0.79 82.7% 2.26 3.25 .265
2013 22 AAA TUC 19 9 38.0 5.92 6.87 0.86 1.18 63.2% 7.11 5.96 .322
2014 23 AAA EL 38 14 91.2 9.28 6.71 1.38 1.88 65% 6.68 6.18 .306
2015 24 AA PEN 8 8 43.2 8.54 5.00 1.71 0.42 87.7% 1.85 3.71 .290
2015 24 AAA LOU 8 7 39.0 7.62 5.08 1.50 0.23 65.6% 5.08 3.69 .336
2015 24 MAJ CIN 13 12 52.3 7.22 4.47 1.62 1.20 1.33 64% 92.1 MPH 6.54 4.82 .362
2016 25 AAA LOU 18 9 62.1 8.99 3.04 2.95 0.43 82.1% 1.88 2.89 .236
2016 25 MAJ CIN 18 2 39.3 9.61 6.18 1.56 2.06 1.13 82.8% 93.1 MPH 4.35 6.25 .310
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3-Year Averages     15 7 45.8 8.25 5.11 1.62 1.57 71.8% 5.50 5.34 .340
Career     31 14 91.7 8.25 5.20 1.58 1.57 71.5% 5.60 5.43 .343

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Keyvius Sampson Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 P 52.3 1 4 1 0 24 -1 0 0
2016 P 39.3 1 4 1 0 25 0 0 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 P 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
2016 P 0 0 0 0 1 0 1

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2016 Stat Review for Keyvius Sampson    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2016 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

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1.56 K/BB
TERRIBLE
9.61 K/9
GOOD
6.18 BB/9
TERRIBLE
93.1 MPH Fastball
WEAK
2.1 HR/9
TERRIBLE
1.13 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

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4.35 ERA
POOR
1.70 WHIP
TERRIBLE
6.25 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

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

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.310 BABIP
ABOVE AVERAGE
82.8% Strand Rate
HIGH

2017 Projected Stats Breakdown for Keyvius Sampson

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Arizona Diamondbacks Roster

Blanco, Gregor (OF)
Hoover, J.J. (P)
Sampson, Keyvius (P)

Keyvius Sampson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

The Reds declined to tender Sampson a contract Friday, making him a free agent, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports.

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Sampson was designated for assignment by the Reds on Monday.

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Sampson is not the scheduled starter for Tuesday's game against the Cubs.

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Manager Bryan Price said Saturday that Sampson will likely start a game against the Cubs early next week, C. Trent Rosecrans of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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Sampson is not expected to start against the Pirates on Sunday.

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Sampson appears to be the favorite to start Sunday's game against the Pirates, MLB.com's Mark Sheldon reports.

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Sampson lasted only 4.2 innings, but allowed no runs against the Brewers on Monday, striking out seven while allowing four hits and two walks.

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Sampson will start Monday's game against the Brewers, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports.

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Sampson was recalled from Triple-A Louisville on Friday, John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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Sampson was optioned to Triple-A Louisville on Saturday.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

An overhauling team like the Reds needs to be patient with their top prospects. It's tempting to demand their promotion when the team is losing and losing badly, but calling them up at the wrong time can cost the player developmentally and the team financially if they get the service-time considerations wrong. So it's in the Reds' best interest to wait on Robert Stephenson and Cody Reed, but someone has to pitch. This is where Sampson comes in - he's a former fourth-round pick that once had a big season in Double-A with the Padres. It doesn't look like it's going to work out, but sometimes teams can trade for the next Jake Arrieta on the cheap. But unless and until Sampson improves his command, it doesn't appear he'll be that guy for the Reds.

2015

Sampson opened eyes in 2013 with a dominant run at Double-A San Antonio, where he finished 10-4 with a 110:33 K:BB over 103.1 innings. His numbers tanked after a promotion to Triple-A Tucson, and there was little improvement with the shift to the Padres' new affiliate in El Paso last season. A move into the bullpen led to weaker results for Sampson, although there was improvement during the second half of the season (.234 BAA, 4.98 ERA). The Pacific Coast League has derailed many pitchers over the years, and El Paso seemed to be a particularly challenging environment for the Padres' farmhands in Year 1, so it will be interesting to see how the Reds' front office wants to proceed with Sampson to begin 2015. Special assistant Kevin Towers drafted Sampson in 2009 while GM of the Padres and was likely instrumental in bring him to the Reds via a waiver claim in January.

2013

Sampson skipped High-A Lake Elsinore in the very hitter-friendly California League, in favor of Double-A San Antonio and the results were not what the Padres had hoped for. His strikeout rate went down, while his walk rate went up and what followed was a 5.00 ERA over 122.1 innings. Another disturbing trend is that his command has slipped each time he has moved up a level in the minors. It's likely that unless he can take strides to dramatically improve his command, he'll likely find himself on the path to becoming a reliever in the majors instead of a starter, a development that would greatly hurt his status as a prospect to fantasy owners. Don't be surprised if he begins 2013 with a return to San Antonio as he looks to iron out the aforementioned command issues.

2012

Sampson looked quite dominant in his first season in the Midwest League and at just 20 years old, there seems to be plenty more on the horizon. His control still needs a little bit of work (3.74 BB/9IP), but he's got a real live arm and great movement on his pitches. He posted a 10.91 K/9IP and 2.92 K/BB and should be an interesting prospect to watch as he works his way through the Padres' system. Look for Sampson to get a crack at High-A in the California League after his impressive full-season debut.