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Keyvius Sampson

25-Year-Old Pitcher – Cincinnati Reds

2016 Stats

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0-0

ERA

12.00

WHIP

2.67

K

3

SV

0

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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 ...

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2016 ADP:  687.33

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LEAGUE: AAA    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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Claimed by Cincinnati in January of 2015.

April 21, 2016  –  Keyvius Sampson News

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Sampson cleared waivers on Thursday and will report to Triple-A Louisville on Friday, C. Trent Rosecrans of the Cincinnati Inquirer 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 3 1 0 7.1 4 0 0 10 3 0 1 0 0 0 0.00 0.99
2016 25 MAJ CIN 2 0 0 3.0 4 4 2 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 12.00 2.67
3-Year Averages     13 12 0 52.3 67 38 7 42 26 2 6 0 0 0 6.54 1.78
Career  (View All)     15 12 0 55.3 71 42 9 45 30 2 6 0 6.83 1.83

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Keyvius Sampson 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. 13 @ChC 2.0 2 2 2 1 3 2 0 2 0 - 0 0 0 12.00 2.67
Apr. 7 Phi 1.0 2 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 18.00 3.00
Last 14 Days
0 Games:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 30 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 1.5 IP/G
3.0 4 4 4 2 4 3 0 2 0 0-0 0 0 0 12.00 2.67
Last 60 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 1.5 IP/G
3.0 4 4 4 2 4 3 0 2 0 0-0 0 0 0 12.00 2.67

Keyvius Sampson Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20169330000.000
2015113211533712.340

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20168014102.571
2015138211134905.274

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20161.000011118.003.00
201524.3050241158.142.05

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20162.00002319.002.50
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 3 1 7.1 12.68 3.80 3.33 0.00 100% 0.00 1.65 .285
2016 25 MAJ CIN 2 0 3.0 9.00 12.00 0.75 6.00 0.60 66.7% 92.8 MPH 12.00 13.87 .268
3-Year Averages     13 12 52.3 7.22 4.47 1.62 1.20 64% 6.54 4.82 .362
Career     15 12 55.3 7.32 4.88 1.50 1.46 64.1% 6.83 5.37 .358

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2016 Stat Review for Keyvius Sampson    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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0.75 K/BB
TERRIBLE
9.00 K/9
GOOD
12.00 BB/9
TERRIBLE
92.8 MPH Fastball
WEAK
6.0 HR/9
TERRIBLE
0.60 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME FLYBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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12.00 ERA
TERRIBLE
2.67 WHIP
TERRIBLE
13.87 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

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

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.268 BABIP
BELOW AVERAGE
66.7% Strand Rate
LOW

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

Sampson was designated for assignment Wednesday, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports.

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The Reds optioned Sampson to Triple-A Louisville on Sunday.

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Sampson has pitched in only two games so far this season, giving up four runs on four hits and four walks over three innings.

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Sampson (triceps) will return to game action Tuesday against the Royals.

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Sampson is dealing with right triceps discomfort, MLB.com's Mark Sheldon reports.

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Sampson is likely to begin the season in a bullpen role, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports.

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Sampson had surgery to repair loose bodies in his pitching elbow over the offseason, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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Sampson allowed four runs on three hits, walking two and striking out seven over five-plus innings, coming away with a no-decision against the Pirates on Friday night.

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Sampson took a no decision Tuesday against the Cardinals as he allowed just one run on four hits and three walks over 5.1 innings. He struck out one.

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Sampson will start Tuesday against the Cardinals.

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2016

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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.