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Drew Smyly

25-Year-Old Pitcher – Detroit Tigers

2014 Stats

W-L

6-9

ERA

3.77

WHIP

1.31

K

87

SV

0

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

After working as a starting pitcher and reliever for Detroit in 2012, Smyly was moved to a full-time role in the bullpen last season. The 25-year-old lefty excelled in his new role, finishing 6-0 with...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 190   DOB: 6/13/1989   BORN: Little Rock, AR   COLLEGE: Arkansas   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Drew Smyly Contract Information:

Agreed to terms with the Tigers in February 2013.

July 25, 2014  –  Drew Smyly News

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Smyly pitched 5.2 strong innings on Friday facing the Angels as he struck out 11 hitters and only gave up four hits while lowering his ERA to 3.77 on the season.

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Drew Smyly 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
2011 22 A+ LAK 8 14 0 80.1 71 23 1 77 21 7 3 0 0 0 2.58 1.15
2011 22 AA ERI 8 7 0 45.2 32 6 1 53 15 4 3 0 0 0 1.18 1.04
2012 23 AAA TOL 7 7 0 17.2 22 12 3 25 8 0 2 0 0 0 6.11 1.74
2012 23 MAJ DET 23 18 0 99.3 93 44 12 94 33 4 3 0 0 1 3.99 1.27
2013 24 MAJ DET 63 0 0 76.0 62 20 4 81 17 6 0 2 4 21 2.37 1.04
2014 25 MAJ DET 20 17 0 100.3 100 42 14 87 31 6 9 0 0 1 3.77 1.31
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3-Year Averages     43 9 0 87.7 77 32 8 87 25 5 1 1 2 11 3.29 1.16

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

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Drew Smyly 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. 25 @LAA 5.7 4 2 2 0 1 11 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.77 1.31
Jul. 20 Cle 7.0 4 1 1 1 2 6 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.80 1.33
Jul. 10 @KC 6.7 8 4 4 2 1 2 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 4.00 1.37
Jul. 4 TB 5.3 7 5 5 1 1 3 1 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.89 1.37
Jun. 29 @Hou 2.3 8 4 4 0 2 3 0 1 0 L 0 0 0 3.57 1.36
Jun. 24 @Tex 6.0 5 1 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.19 1.27
Jun. 18 KC 7.0 7 2 2 1 0 6 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.48 1.29
Jun. 13 Min 6.0 4 1 1 1 3 2 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.58 1.33
Jun. 6 Bos 6.0 5 2 1 0 1 4 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.81 1.34
May. 31 @Sea 4.0 7 3 3 0 1 5 0 1 0 L 0 0 0 4.10 1.39
May. 26 @Oak 5.0 8 6 6 4 2 3 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.86 1.33
Last 14 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 6.3 IP/G
12.7 8 3 3 1 3 17 0 0 0 1-1 0 0 0 2.13 0.87
Last 30 Days
6 Games:  Avg. 5.5 IP/G
33.0 36 17 16 4 8 30 1 1 0 3-3 0 0 0 4.36 1.33
Last 60 Days
11 Games:  Avg. 5.5 IP/G
61.0 67 31 29 10 15 50 1 2 0 4-7 0 0 0 4.28 1.34

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Drew Smyly Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201410530316212.157
201312934623401.189
201212739926514.224

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201427040257617111.315
20131744711391513.242
20122895524671548.258

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201442.7250301263.801.24
201335.730239732.780.98
201244.3120501853.651.38

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201445.0330401674.201.49
201340.3300421012.011.09
201255.0310441574.251.18
Drew Smyly 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
2011 22 A+ LAK 8 14 80.1 8.65 2.36 3.67 0.11 75.8% 2.58 2.34 .320
2011 22 AA ERI 8 7 45.2 10.55 2.99 3.53 0.20 89.1% 1.18 2.20 .294
2012 23 AAA TOL 7 7 17.2 13.08 4.19 3.13 1.57 66.7% 6.11 4.13 .447
2012 23 MAJ DET 23 18 99.3 8.52 2.99 2.85 1.09 0.98 71.9% 91.6 MPH 3.99 3.93 .303
2013 24 MAJ DET 63 0 76.0 9.59 2.01 4.76 0.47 1.18 78.7% 90.9 MPH 2.37 2.46 .303
2014 25 MAJ DET 20 17 100.3 7.80 2.78 2.81 1.26 0.90 76.1% 89.7 MPH 3.77 4.24 .305
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 2 11.6 7.28 2.93 2.49 0.85 74% 3.66 3.78 .304
Rest Of Season     0 13 70.8 7.28 2.94 2.48 0.96 74.9% 3.66 3.95 .301
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3-Year Averages     43 9 87.7 8.93 2.57 3.48 0.82 74.5% 3.29 3.26 .301

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2014 Stat Review for Drew Smyly    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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2.81 K/BB
AVERAGE
7.80 K/9
GOOD
2.78 BB/9
WEAK
89.7 MPH Fastball
POOR
1.3 HR/9
POOR
0.90 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE FLYBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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3.77 ERA
WEAK
1.31 WHIP
WEAK
4.24 FIP
WEAK
BABIP/Strand

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

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.305 BABIP
ABOVE AVERAGE
76.1% Strand Rate
ABOVE AVERAGE

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Drew Smyly: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Smyly delivered a gem Sunday for the Tigers to help the team avoid a sweep at the hands of the division-rival Indians. He struck out six batters and walked two in seven innings. His lone mistake was serving up a solo shot to Yan Gomes in the seventh.

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Smyly allowed four runs and eight hits in 6.2 innings at Kansas City on Thursday to earn his fifth win of the season. He struck out just two batters.

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Smyly labored through 5.1 innings Friday night, allowing five earned runs on seven hits and a walk while striking out three in a 6-3 loss to the Rays.

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Smyly (illness) will start Friday's game for the Tigers.

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Smyly, who gave up four runs over 2.1 innings in Sunday's start against Houston, is dealing with an upper respiratory infection, MLive's James Schmehl reports.

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Smyly was excellent Tuesday, giving up one unearned run on five hits and a walk in six innings with five strikeouts in Texas.

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Smyly (3-6) gave up seven hits and two earned runs with six strikeouts over seven innings Wednesday against the Royals.

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Smyly allowed one run on four hits, walking three and striking out two over six innings of a 2-0 loss to the Twins on Friday night.

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Smyly will next take the mound Friday against the Twins, the Detroit Free Press reports.

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Smyly's start Wednesday will be skipped, and he will instead take the mound Sunday against the Twins, MLive's James Schmehl reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Smyly was an early-season surprise in 2012, as he earned the No. 5 spot in the rotation out of spring training. The 23-year-old lefty got off to a great start in April, posting a 1.23 ERA and 22:8 K:BB in 22 innings, but his performance dropped off in May and he eventually lost a spot in the rotation when Detroit acquired Anibal Sanchez in a midseason deal. Despite the up-and-down season, there was plenty to like with Smyly. He aptly mixed in a low-90s fastball with an effective slider to post a 3.99 ERA while striking out nearly one hitter per inning (8.5 K/9). The big question mark with Smyly is whether or not he can earn a spot in the Opening Day rotation again. With the Tigers' decision to re-sign Sanchez, Smyly will be left battling out for a rotation spot with Rick Porcello, who would likely hold the edge. Keep a close eye on Smyly's competition this spring, as he could be a decent rotation filler for mid-sized leagues.

2012

Selected in the second round by the Tigers in 2010, Smyly has quickly moved up the team’s prospect list. He impressed during his first season in the minors, going 11-6 with a 2.07 ERA and 130:36 K:BB ratio while splitting time between High-A Lakeland and Double-A Erie. The 22-year-old southpaw’s two best pitches are a sinking 89-92 mph fastball and a mid-80s cutter. He also mixes in a curveball and change-up but needs to refine both pitches. Unless the Tigers go out and sign a proven veteran prior to spring training, Smyly is expected to compete with fellow prospects Jacob Turner, Duane Below and Andy Oliver for the final spot in the rotation. Despite being named as part of the competition, Smyly is a long shot to earn a place on the Opening Day roster, but he could see his first cup of coffee in the big leagues in 2012 if he shows continued success in the upper levels of the minors. He’s worth keeping an eye on in keeper leagues.