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Liam Hendriks

25-Year-Old Pitcher – Kansas City Royals

2014 Stats

W-L

1-0

ERA

6.08

WHIP

1.20

K

8

SV

0

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Hendriks struggled mightily in the majors again last season, which led Minnesota to remove him from the 40-man roster and he was later claimed by the Cubs. Hendricks had an ugly 6.85 ERA in 10 outings...

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LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 201   DOB: 2/10/1989   BORN: Perth, Australia   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No  

July 28, 2014  –  Liam Hendriks News

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Liam Hendriks 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 21 A+ FOR 13 12 0 74.2 63 16 2 66 8 6 3 0 0 0 1.93 0.96
2010 21 A BEL 13 6 0 34.0 16 5 0 39 4 2 1 0 0 0 1.32 0.59
2011 22 AA NEW 9 15 0 90.0 85 27 5 81 18 8 2 0 0 0 2.70 1.14
2011 22 AAA ROC 9 9 0 49.1 52 25 0 30 3 4 4 0 0 0 4.56 1.12
2011 22 MAJ MIN 4 4 0 23.3 29 16 3 16 6 0 2 0 0 0 6.17 1.50
2012 23 AAA ROC 16 16 1 106.1 76 26 5 82 28 9 3 0 0 0 2.20 0.98
2012 23 MAJ MIN 16 16 0 85.3 106 53 17 50 26 1 8 0 0 0 5.59 1.55
2013 24 AAA ROC 16 16 0 98.1 115 51 9 62 15 4 8 0 0 0 4.67 1.33
2013 24 MAJ MIN 10 8 0 47.3 67 36 10 34 14 1 3 0 0 0 6.85 1.71
2014 25 AAA BUF 18 16 0 108.1 92 28 6 91 7 8 1 0 0 0 2.33 0.92
2014 25 MAJ TOR 3 3 0 13.3 12 9 3 8 4 1 0 0 0 0 6.08 1.20
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3-Year Averages     10 9 0 52.0 67 35 10 33 15 0 4 0 0 0 6.06 1.58

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Liam Hendriks 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
Jun. 20 Sea 1.7 6 6 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 6.08 1.20
May. 28 Hou 6.0 3 2 2 1 0 5 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.31 0.77
May. 23 @LAA 5.7 3 1 1 1 3 3 1 0 0 W 0 0 0 1.59 1.06
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
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 60 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 4.4 IP/G
13.3 12 9 9 3 4 8 2 0 0 1-0 0 0 0 6.08 1.20

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Liam Hendriks Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201427337201.292
2013126131137905.327
2012197291646818.257

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201430515002.185
20139821330305.326
20121842110601139.357

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201411.71008322.310.77
201310.000014227.201.70
201253.70503515124.531.40

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20141.700001132.404.20
201337.3130201286.751.71
201231.7130151157.391.80
Liam Hendriks 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 21 A+ FOR 13 12 74.2 8.01 0.97 8.25 0.24 79.7% 1.93 2.14 .299
2010 21 A BEL 13 6 34.0 10.32 1.06 9.75 0.00 75% 1.32 1.35 .220
2011 22 AA NEW 9 15 90.0 8.10 1.80 4.50 0.50 77.6% 2.70 2.82 .316
2011 22 AAA ROC 9 9 49.1 5.50 0.55 10.00 0.00 54.5% 4.56 2.28 .324
2011 22 MAJ MIN 4 4 23.3 6.17 2.31 2.67 1.16 1.42 59.4% 90.0 MPH 6.17 4.27 .343
2012 23 AAA ROC 16 16 106.1 6.96 2.38 2.93 0.42 78.8% 2.20 3.09 .246
2012 23 MAJ MIN 16 16 85.3 5.27 2.74 1.92 1.79 1.17 68.7% 90.0 MPH 5.59 5.67 .318
2013 24 AAA ROC 16 16 98.1 5.69 1.38 4.13 0.83 65.3% 4.67 3.68 .331
2013 24 MAJ MIN 10 8 47.3 6.46 2.66 2.43 1.90 0.90 63.4% 90.6 MPH 6.85 5.59 .364
2014 25 AAA BUF 18 16 108.1 7.58 0.58 13.00 0.50 76.3% 2.33 2.52 .287
2014 25 MAJ TOR 3 3 13.3 5.40 2.70 2.00 2.03 0.75 53.8% 90.8 MPH 6.08 6.28 .233
Rest Of Season     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
3-Year Averages     10 9 52.0 5.71 2.60 2.20 1.73 65.3% 6.06 5.30 .334

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2014 Stat Review for Liam Hendriks    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2013 (min 140 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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2.00 K/BB
POOR
5.40 K/9
TERRIBLE
2.70 BB/9
AVERAGE
90.8 MPH Fastball
WEAK
2.0 HR/9
TERRIBLE
0.75 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME FLYBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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6.08 ERA
TERRIBLE
1.20 WHIP
GOOD
6.28 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

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

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.233 BABIP
LOW
53.8% Strand Rate
LOW

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Liam Hendriks: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Hendriks was optioned to Triple-A on Friday night.

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Hendriks was blasted in his spot start Friday, giving up six runs on six hits in just 1.2 innings against the Reds. He walked one with no strikeouts.

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Hendriks will be called up to start Friday's game in Cincinnati, Brendan Kennedy of the Toronto Star reports.

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Hendriks has been optioned to Triple-A Buffalo, Sportsnet's Barry Davis reports.

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Hendriks will start Tuesday's game against the Tigers, the Blue Jays' official website reports.

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Hendriks surrendered three hits and two earned runs with five strikeouts over six innings Wednesday against the Rays.

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Hendriks gave Toronto a solid outing Friday, allowing just one run on three hits, walking three and striking out three over 5.2 innings of a 3-2 win against the A's.

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The Blue Jays recalled Hendriks from Triple-A Buffalo on Friday.

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Hendriks will be called up from Triple-A Buffalo to start Friday's game against the A's, The National Post's John Lott reports.

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Hendriks is considered the favorite to be named the Blue Jays' starter for Saturday's game, SportsNet's Shi Davidi reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Hendriks had two disparate seasons in 2012 as he was dominant at Triple-A, but almost broke records for his poor performance in the majors. Hendriks had a 2.20 ERA and 82:28 K:BB in 106.1 innings in Triple-A and looked set to become a productive major league starter. However, he struggled in the big leagues, beginning the season 0-9 and was winless in his first 17 career starts (the record is 20) before finally recording a win in late September. The big difference in his almost polar opposite performances was his inability to keep the ball on the ground in the majors. He had a 43.9 percent groundball rate at Triple-A, but just 37.8 percent in the majors. He also gave up a staggering 17 home runs in 16 starts in the majors. While his major league strikeout rate was not great, Hendriks' minor league strikeout rates and velocity (90 mph average fastball) are viable enough to go along with good control and excellent command of three different off-speed pitches. It's still reasonable to think that he could develop into a decent middle-of-the-rotation starter.

2012

Hendriks entered last season as one of Minnesota's top pitching prospects and dominated at Double-A with a 2.70 ERA and 81:18 K:BB ratio in 90 innings. He had a 4.56 ERA after being promote to Triple-A, but still had good control with a 30:3 K:BB ratio in 49.1 innings. It was a strong enough performance that he got four September starts in the majors. After a decent first start he was hit hard in his next three outings. He doesn't have outstanding velocity (low-90s fastball) and his declining strikeout rate last year (5.70 K/9IP overall) is a worry. But the Australian right-hander has excellent command of three different off-speed pitches. He'll have an outside chance at a rotation job this spring, but likely begins the season at Triple-A.

2011

Despite missing a month after surgery for an appendectomy, Hendricks had a breakout season in 2010 with a 1.74 ERA and amazing 105:12 K:BB ratio in 108.2 innings between Low-A and High-A. The Australian right-hander has history of injuries but showed excellent command of a four-pitch arsenal including a low-90s fastball. A strong season at High-A or Double-A in 2011 could put him in Minnesota's major league plans in 2012.