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Jacob Petricka

26-Year-Old Pitcher – Chicago White Sox

2014 Stats

W-L

0-2

ERA

2.03

WHIP

1.24

K

41

SV

5

2014 Preseason 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

July 24, 2014  –  Jacob Petricka News

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Petricka tossed a perfect ninth inning with a pair of strikeouts Thursday to notch his fifth save of the season.

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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 KAN 13 8 0 41.2 39 13 0 48 13 3 1 0 0 0 2.81 1.26
2011 23 A WIN 13 13 0 67.2 71 33 3 46 26 4 7 0 0 0 4.39 1.44
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 44 0 0 53.3 40 12 1 41 26 0 2 5 1 8 2.03 1.24
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3-Year Averages     16 0 0 19.3 20 7 0 10 10 1 1 0 1 0 3.26 1.55

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Batter Vs. Pitcher

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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
Jul. 29 @Det 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.03 1.24
Jul. 24 @Min 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.06 1.26
Jul. 21 KC 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.10 1.29
Jul. 19 Hou 0.7 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 2.15 1.29
Jul. 12 @Cle 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.17 1.27
Jul. 9 @Bos 0.0 3 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.22 1.29
Jul. 6 Sea 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.85 1.21
Jul. 5 Sea 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.93 1.26
Jul. 1 LAA 2.0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.94 1.27
Jun. 29 @Tor 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.03 1.26
Jun. 27 @Tor 0.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.08 1.27
Jun. 25 @Bal 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.11 1.29
Jun. 24 @Bal 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 2.21 1.30
Jun. 22 @Min 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.27 1.31
Jun. 19 @Min 1.0 3 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 2.39 1.38
Jun. 18 SF 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.96 1.31
Jun. 15 KC 0.7 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.02 1.29
Jun. 12 Det 1.0 3 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.06 1.29
Jun. 9 Det 1.3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 1.59 1.24
Jun. 7 @LAA 1.0 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 1.65 1.26
Jun. 3 @LAD 0.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.42 1.20
Jun. 2 @LAD 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.42 1.14
May. 27 Cle 2.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 1.47 1.17
May. 26 Cle 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 1.57 1.22
May. 23 NYY 1.7 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 - 0 1 0 1.63 1.27
Last 14 Days
5 Games:  Avg. 0.9 IP/G
4.7 2 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 0-0 2 0 1 0.00 0.64
Last 30 Days
12 Games:  Avg. 1.1 IP/G
12.7 8 2 2 0 5 11 0 0 0 0-0 4 0 1 1.42 1.03
Last 60 Days
25 Games:  Avg. 1.1 IP/G
27.3 23 7 7 0 12 22 0 1 0 0-2 4 1 5 2.30 1.28

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Jacob Petricka Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201495101022400.272
201330547200.292

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2014126311618201.170
2013555613100.271

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201427.3002231501.651.24
20137.00004506.432.29

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201426.0023181112.421.23
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 0.70 .389
2011 23 A KAN 13 8 41.2 10.49 2.84 3.69 0.00 75% 2.81 1.82 .364
2011 23 A WIN 13 13 67.2 6.16 3.48 1.77 0.40 68.1% 4.39 3.71 .322
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 44 0 53.3 6.92 4.39 1.58 0.17 3.32 83.1% 94.1 MPH 2.03 3.48 .263
Next 7 Days     0 0 1.8 7.24 3.43 2.11 0.49 76.5% 2.99 3.45 .285
Rest Of Season     0 1 14.4 7.24 3.51 2.06 0.53 77% 2.99 3.52 .284
3-Year Averages     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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1.58 K/BB
TERRIBLE
6.92 K/9
WEAK
4.39 BB/9
TERRIBLE
94.1 MPH Fastball
GOOD
0.2 HR/9
ELITE
3.32 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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2.03 ERA
GREAT
1.24 WHIP
WEAK
3.48 FIP
WEAK
BABIP/Strand

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

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.263 BABIP
BELOW AVERAGE
83.1% Strand Rate
ABOVE AVERAGE

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

Petricka's path to the primary closing gig for the White Sox appears to be clear following Zach Putnam's (shoulder) placement on the disabled list.

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Petricka converted his fourth save of the year Monday, shutting down the Royals in the ninth inning.

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Petricka came on for the ninth inning Saturday but allowed two runners to reach base while retiring two batters before he was removed in favor of Zach Putnam, who converted the save.

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Petricka recorded his third save of the season Sunday, tossing two perfect innings for the White Sox en route to a shutout.

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Petricka, who earned his second save of the season Friday night by recording the final two outs of the White Sox's win over the Blue Jays, is being considered as a potential replacement as closer for Ronald Belisario, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

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Petricka earned his first first Major League save Monday after Matt Lindstrom left with an apparent foot injury.

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Petricka was recalled from Triple-A Charlotte on Friday.

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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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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.