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Fernando Abad

30-Year-Old Pitcher – Minnesota Twins

2015 Stats

W-L

2-2

ERA

4.15

WHIP

1.34

K

45

SV

0

2016 RotoWire Projections

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Abad struggled throughout 2015, posting a 4.15 ERA after a sparkling 1.57 ERA in 2014. While his strikeout rate jumped to 8.5 K/9, his walk rate also jumped over a walk per inning up to 3.6 BB/9. The ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: NO   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 220   DOB: 12/17/1985   BORN: La Romana, DR   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a minor-league deal with the Twins in December 2015.

December 17, 2015  –  Fernando Abad News

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Fernando Abad 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
2008 22 A LEX 45 0 0 76.1 78 28 9 94 13 2 7 3 3.30 1.20
2009 23 A LAN 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
2009 23 A LAN 41 0 0 82.7 78 38 8 79 8 4 6 6 4.16 1.04
2009 23 AA COR 3 3 0 14.0 12 5 1 13 3 0 1 0 3.21 1.07
2010 24 AA COR 5 4 0 39.2 48 11 3 33 6 4 3 0 0 0 2.50 1.38
2010 24 AAA ROU 5 0 0 6.1 5 1 1 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.42 1.15
2010 24 MAJ HOU 22 0 0 19.0 14 6 3 12 5 0 1 0 0 6 2.84 1.00
2011 25 R GUL 1 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.00
2011 25 AAA OKL 1 0 0 30.0 32 16 4 31 6 2 3 0 0 0 4.80 1.27
2011 25 MAJ HOU 29 0 0 19.7 28 16 5 15 9 1 4 0 2 7 7.32 1.88
2012 26 AAA OKL 13 3 0 27.2 33 12 3 28 7 2 0 2 0 0 3.90 1.47
2012 26 MAJ HOU 37 6 0 46.0 57 26 6 38 19 0 6 0 0 3 5.09 1.65
2013 27 AAA SYR 17 0 0 17.0 17 2 0 12 2 1 0 0 0 0 1.06 1.12
2013 27 MAJ WAS 39 0 0 37.7 42 14 3 32 10 0 3 0 1 2 3.35 1.38
2014 28 MAJ OAK 69 0 0 57.3 34 10 4 51 15 2 4 0 2 9 1.57 0.85
2015 29 MAJ OAK 62 0 0 47.7 45 22 11 45 19 2 2 0 3 1 4.15 1.34
3-Year Averages     56 0 0 47.6 40 15 6 42 14 1 3 0 2 4 2.84 1.14
Career  (View All)     258 6 0 227.3 220 94 32 193 77 5 20 0 3.72 1.31

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Fernando Abad 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
Oct. 3 KC 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.15 1.34
Sep. 28 @Cle 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.24 1.35
Sep. 26 @Det 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.24 1.33
Sep. 24 Cle 0.7 2 3 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.27 1.34
Sep. 16 Det 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.77 1.28
Sep. 14 Det 2.0 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.86 1.31
Sep. 13 @CWS 0.3 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.04 1.30
Sep. 11 @CWS 0.7 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.07 1.26
Sep. 9 @KC 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.14 1.23
Sep. 4 @Hou 2.0 2 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.02 1.24
Sep. 2 CWS 0.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.76 1.23
Aug. 26 @TB 0.3 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.68 1.20
Aug. 25 @TB 1.3 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.22 1.16
Aug. 23 @Bal 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.34 1.17
Aug. 18 @NYY 0.7 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.44 1.18
Aug. 16 Cle 0.3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.51 1.14
Aug. 14 Cle 0.3 2 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 3.55 1.09
Aug. 9 @Cle 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.03 1.01
Aug. 6 @Tor 0.0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.13 1.04
Aug. 4 @Tor 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.13 0.98
Last 14 Days
4 Games:  Avg. 0.5 IP/G
2.0 4 3 3 0 2 2 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 13.50 3.00
Last 30 Days
9 Games:  Avg. 0.8 IP/G
7.0 8 4 4 1 6 7 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 5.14 2.00
Last 60 Days
20 Games:  Avg. 0.8 IP/G
15.7 21 11 10 5 11 14 0 0 0 2-0 0 1 0 5.74 2.04

Fernando Abad Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201511026528417.277
201410035717201.191
20136517319302.306

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201595191417214.218
201411616817103.162
201310115723301.247

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201526.7220221033.381.16
201432.714024942.480.89
201319.000015610.950.89

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201521.000023985.141.57
201424.710027600.360.81
201318.703017425.791.88
Fernando Abad 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
2008 22 A LEX 45 0 76.1 11.12 1.54 7.23 1.06 76.8% 3.30 2.78 .364
2009 23 A LAN 1 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
2009 23 A LAN 41 0 82.7 8.60 0.87 9.88 0.87 61.5% 4.16 2.84 .312
2009 23 AA COR 3 3 14.0 8.36 1.93 4.33 0.64 71.4% 3.21 2.91 .293
2010 24 AA COR 5 4 39.2 7.58 1.38 5.50 0.69 84.3% 2.50 2.97 .367
2010 24 AAA ROU 5 0 6.1 13.28 2.95 4.50 1.48 100% 1.42 3.36 .328
2010 24 MAJ HOU 22 0 19.0 5.68 2.37 2.40 1.42 0.56 81.3% 90.1 MPH 2.84 4.78 .209
2011 25 R GUL 1 0 1.0 9.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 1.20 .355
2011 25 AAA OKL 1 0 30.0 9.30 1.80 5.17 1.20 64.7% 4.80 3.47 .343
2011 25 MAJ HOU 29 0 19.7 6.86 4.12 1.67 2.29 0.81 65.6% 90.2 MPH 7.32 6.51 .362
2012 26 AAA OKL 13 3 27.2 9.26 2.32 4.00 0.99 75.7% 3.90 3.46 .381
2012 26 MAJ HOU 37 6 46.0 7.43 3.72 2.00 1.17 1.11 71.4% 90.1 MPH 5.09 4.68 .357
2013 27 AAA SYR 17 0 17.0 6.35 1.06 6.00 0.00 89.5% 1.06 2.14 .321
2013 27 MAJ WAS 39 0 37.7 7.65 2.39 3.20 0.72 1.11 77.6% 93.1 MPH 3.35 3.41 .344
2014 28 MAJ OAK 69 0 57.3 8.01 2.35 3.40 0.63 1.13 86.7% 92.0 MPH 1.57 3.32 .213
2015 29 MAJ OAK 62 0 47.7 8.50 3.59 2.37 2.08 1.02 79.2% 91.0 MPH 4.15 5.57 .275
3-Year Averages     56 0 47.6 7.95 2.65 3.00 1.14 81.3% 2.84 3.96 .270
Career     258 6 227.3 7.64 3.05 2.51 1.27 76.6% 3.72 4.38 .296

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2015 Stat Review for Fernando Abad    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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2.37 K/BB
WEAK
8.50 K/9
AVERAGE
3.59 BB/9
WEAK
91.0 MPH Fastball
POOR
2.1 HR/9
TERRIBLE
1.02 GB/FB Ratio
BALANCED
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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4.15 ERA
POOR
1.34 WHIP
WEAK
5.57 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

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

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.275 BABIP
AVERAGE
79.2% Strand Rate
AVERAGE

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Fernando Abad: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Abad declined his outright assignment and elected free agency Friday, Joe Stiglich of CSN California reports.

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Abad cleared waivers Monday and was outrighted to Triple-A Nashville.

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Abad was designated for assignment Friday.

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Abad struggled Tuesday, allowing two homers and recording just one out, letting a game that was 3-2 in the ninth when he entered get to 6-2 by the time he exited.

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Abad agreed to a one-year contract with the A's on Friday, avoiding arbitration, Joe Stiglich of CSN California reports.

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Abad continued his fantastic season with two scoreless innings on Wednesday against the Mets.

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Abad (2-3) suffered the loss against the Red Sox on Sunday after just one inning of work.

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Abad's involvement in Sunday's benches-clearing incident is currently being reviewed by Major League Baseball, Eduardo Encina of the Baltimore Sun reports.

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Abad (0-2) took the loss Tuesday against the Tigers. After Abad only registered one out while walking two batters, an unearned run came around to score in the eighth inning, which proved to be the deciding run in the game.

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Abad retired the only batter that he faced Wednesday against the Angels.

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Abad was dealt to the Athletics on Monday for Low-A outfielder John Wooten, Peter Gammons of MLB Network reports.

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2015

Abad spent his entire season in the majors in 2014 and responded with an excellent campaign in relief for the A's, compiling a 1.57 ERA over 57.1 innings. He excelled when he was asked to come in with men on base, not allowing an inherited runner to score until late August, and he ended the season having allowed only 13% of his inherited runners to score. Abad's lack of a strong platoon split, especially as a lefty, adds to his value as he fared well against righties (.475 OPS) and lefties (.527 OPS) in 2014. He figures to be one of the primary left-handed setup men in the A's bullpen in 2015.

2014

Abad put up decent overall numbers in the Nationals bullpen in 2013, but he wasn't particularly effective as a LOOGY (.790 OPS vs. lefties, .619 vs. righties) and got dealt to the A's in the offseason. He'll likely fill a similar role in Oakland.

2011

Abad got some big league exposure as a left-handed arm out of the bullpen, finding his way into 22 games in 2010. He showed good strikeout numbers in the low minors, but has seen his strikeout rate steadily decline as he has moved up the ladder. He's got a shot to break camp with the team, but will likely find himself ironing out the kinks in the minors to start the season.