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Jacob Petricka

25-Year-Old Pitcher – Chicago White Sox

2014 Stats

W-L

0-0

ERA

3.52

WHIP

1.57

K

7

SV

0

2014 RotoWire Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Petricka has found new life in the White Sox's system as a reliever. He had been a once-promising starter in the organization's lower levels a few years ago, but his path to the majors became clearer ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 5"   WT: 205   DOB: 6/5/1988   BORN: Northfield, MN   COLLEGE: Indiana State   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Jacob Petricka Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year deal with the White Sox in March 2014

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Jacob Petricka 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 R Bri 9 8 0 34.2 25 11 1 38 7 2 4 0 0 0 2.86 0.94
2010 22 A Kan 9 0 0 9.2 13 4 0 10 8 0 1 0 0 0 3.72 2.28
2011 23 R Bri 13 1 0 4.0 4 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.00
2011 23 A Win 13 13 0 67.2 71 33 3 46 26 4 7 0 0 0 4.39 1.44
2011 23 A Kan 13 8 0 41.2 39 13 0 48 13 3 1 0 0 0 2.81 1.26
2012 24 A Win 10 19 0 82.2 93 49 2 84 46 5 5 0 0 0 5.33 1.69
2012 24 AA Bir 10 10 0 57.2 63 35 7 27 35 3 3 0 0 0 5.46 1.71
2013 25 AA Bir 10 1 0 39.1 36 9 1 41 18 3 0 0 0 0 2.06 1.38
2013 25 AAA Cha 10 0 0 15.1 9 2 0 17 7 2 0 1 0 0 1.17 1.06
2013 25 MAJ CWS 16 0 0 19.3 20 7 0 10 10 1 1 0 1 0 3.26 1.55
2014 26 MAJ CWS 5 0 0 7.7 8 3 0 7 4 0 0 0 0 1 3.52 1.57
3-Year Averages MAJ   16 0 0 19.3 20 7 0 10 10 1 1 0 1 0 3.26 1.55

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Jacob Petricka Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Apr. 15 Bos 0.7 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.52 1.57
Apr. 11 Cle 2.0 3 2 2 0 1 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 3.86 1.57
Apr. 9 @Col 0.7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.80 1.40
Apr. 7 @Col 2.0 2 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.08 1.38
Apr. 4 @KC 2.3 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.00 1.71
Last 14 Days
5 Games:  Avg. 1.5 IP/G
7.7 8 3 3 0 4 7 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 1 3.52 1.57
Last 30 Days
5 Games:  Avg. 1.5 IP/G
7.7 8 3 3 0 4 7 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 1 3.52 1.57
Last 60 Days
5 Games:  Avg. 1.5 IP/G
7.7 8 3 3 0 4 7 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 1 3.52 1.57

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Jacob Petricka Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201330547200.292

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2013555613100.271

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20137.00004506.432.29

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201312.31106501.461.14
Jacob Petricka 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 R Bri 9 8 34.2 10.00 1.84 5.43 0.26 67.7% 2.86 2.15 .291
2010 22 A Kan 9 0 9.2 9.78 7.83 1.25 0.00 81% 3.72 3.96 .449
2011 23 R Bri 13 1 4.0 11.25 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 .70 .389
2011 23 A Win 13 13 67.2 6.16 3.48 1.77 0.40 68.1% 4.39 3.71 .322
2011 23 A Kan 13 8 41.2 10.49 2.84 3.69 0.00 75% 2.81 1.82 .364
2012 24 A Win 10 19 82.2 9.20 5.04 1.83 0.22 65.7% 5.33 3.26 .381
2012 24 AA Bir 10 10 57.2 4.25 5.51 0.77 1.10 69.2% 5.46 5.68 .294
2013 25 AA Bir 10 1 39.1 9.44 4.14 2.28 0.23 84.9% 2.06 2.89 .336
2013 25 AAA Cha 10 0 15.1 10.13 4.17 2.43 0.00 87.5% 1.17 2.34 .260
2013 25 MAJ CWS 16 0 19.3 4.66 4.66 1.00 0.00 3.90 76.7% 93.4 MPH 3.26 3.87 .310
2014 26 MAJ CWS 5 0 7.7 8.22 4.70 1.75 0.00 15.00 75% 93.5 MPH 3.52 2.94 .354
3-Year Averages MAJ   16 0 19.3 4.66 4.66 1.00 0.00 76.7% 3.26 3.72 .310

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2014 Stat Review for Jacob Petricka    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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1.75 K/BB
TERRIBLE
8.22 K/9
WEAK
4.70 BB/9
TERRIBLE
93.5 MPH Fastball
GOOD
0.0 HR/9
ELITE
15.00 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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3.52 ERA
WEAK
1.57 WHIP
TERRIBLE
2.94 FIP
GOOD
BABIP/Strand

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

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.354 BABIP
HIGH
75.0% Strand Rate
BELOW AVERAGE

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Career Pitcher vs. Batter Stats    (View All Matchup Data)

Worst Matchups for Jacob Petricka (by OPS against, min 0 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Michael Cuddyer COL 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 2.000 3.000
Nate McLouth WAS 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 2.000 3.000
Carlos Gonzalez COL 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.500 2.500
Shane Victorino BOS 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Chris Carter HOU 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Emilio Bonifacio CHI-N 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Norichika Aoki KC 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
J.J. Hardy BAL 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Jacoby Ellsbury NY-A 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Trevor Plouffe MIN 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000

Best Matchups for Jacob Petricka (by OPS against, min 0 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Robinson Cano SEA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Prince Fielder TEX 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Justin Morneau COL 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Miguel Cabrera DET 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Chris Snyder TEX 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Curtis Granderson NY-N 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Mark Reynolds MIL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Bryan Holaday DET 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Oswaldo Arcia MIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Elliot Johnson CLE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000

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Jacob Petricka: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

The White Sox optioned Petricka to Triple-A Charlotte on Sunday, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

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Petricka left Tuesday's game after taking a line drive off his left wrist, Dan Hayes of CSNChicago.com reports.

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Petricka picked up the win in his MLB debut Thursday.

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Petricka was called up from Triple-A Charlotte on Saturday, CSN Chicago reports.

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Petricka has been pitching for Triple-A Charlotte since July 4, but he has done so as a reliever rather than a starter.

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The White Sox reassigned Petricka to minor league camp Tuesday, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

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Petricka, 24, has a 3.38 ERA and 13:11 K:BB ratio through 18.2 innings since being promoted to Double-A Birmingham.

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Petricka, 23, has a 15:8 K:BB in 13 innings (three starts) at High-A Winston-Salem to begin the season.

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The White Sox assigned Petricka to minor league camp Wednesday, the Chicago Tribune reports.

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The White Sox have invited Petricka to spring training, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2012

Petricka barreled through three minor league organizations in 2011, and he finished his first full season as a professional at High-A Winston-Salem. His K:BB tumbled to an average 46:26 in 67.2 High-A innings after an impressive 48:13 in 41.2 frames at Low-A Kannapolis, but he still fed his defense a high level of groundballs. Scouts like his mid-90s fastball, but his secondary pitches still need a bit of work. He likely profiles as a mid-rotation starter or bullpen guy, depending on the organization's needs come 2013 or 2014.