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Sam Tuivailala

24-Year-Old Pitcher – St. Louis Cardinals

2016 Stats

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ERA

6.00

WHIP

2.00

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7

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0

2017 RotoWire Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Tuivailala had been starting to make a name for himself within the Cardinals organization, but took a huge step back during the 2016 season. His ERA, WHIP, strikeout rate and walk rate all trended in ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 225   DOB: 10/19/1992   BORN: San Mateo, CA   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 3rd Rd   

September 6, 2016  –  Sam Tuivailala News

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Tuivailala was recalled from Triple-A Memphis on Tuesday.

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Sam Tuivailala 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 17 R GUL 42 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
2011 18 R GUL 44 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
2012 19 R JOH 12 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
2014 21 MAJ STL 2 0 0 1.0 5 4 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 36.00 7.00
2015 22 MAJ STL 14 0 0 14.7 13 5 2 20 8 0 1 0 0 2 3.07 1.43
2016 23 MAJ STL 12 0 0 9.0 12 6 0 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 6.00 2.00
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3-Year Averages     9 0 0 8.2 10 5 1 9 5 0 0 0 0 0 5.47 1.82
Career  (View All)     28 0 0 24.7 30 15 4 28 16 0 1 0 5.47 1.86

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Sam Tuivailala 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
Sep. 26 Cin 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 6.00 2.00
Sep. 23 @ChC 0.7 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 6.75 2.25
Sep. 12 ChC 0.3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 7.36 2.18
Sep. 8 Mil 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 7.71 2.14
Aug. 25 NYM 1.0 3 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 9.00 2.17
Aug. 23 NYM 1.0 3 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 7.20 1.80
Aug. 20 @Phi 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 6.75 1.50
Aug. 17 @Hou 0.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 9.00 2.33
Last 14 Games (Team)
2 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.8 IP/G
1.7 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 1.20
Last 30 Games (Team)
4 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.7 IP/G
3.0 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 1.67
Last 60 Games (Team)
8 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.7 IP/G
6.0 9 3 3 0 5 4 0 1 0 0-0 0 0 0 4.50 2.33

Sam Tuivailala Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201623336100.300
201526935101.217
20143102001.667

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201624436000.316
2015391158211.235
20147023001.600

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20166.30005308.532.05
20155.70005313.181.24
20140.300001254.009.00

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20162.70002300.001.88
20159.001015513.001.56
20140.700011027.006.00
Sam Tuivailala 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 17 R GUL 42 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
2011 18 R GUL 44 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
2012 19 R JOH 12 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
2014 21 MAJ STL 2 0 1.0 9.00 18.00 0.50 18.00 60% 96.9 MPH 36.00 33.20 .622
2015 22 MAJ STL 14 0 14.7 12.27 4.91 2.50 1.23 2.00 84.2% 96.4 MPH 3.07 3.88 .340
2016 23 MAJ STL 12 0 9.0 7.00 6.00 1.17 0.00 1.56 66.7% 95.8 MPH 6.00 4.31 .395
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3-Year Averages     9 0 8.2 9.85 5.47 1.80 1.09 71.4% 5.47 4.42 .388
Career     28 0 24.7 10.22 5.84 1.75 1.46 73.8% 5.47 5.05 .385

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Sam Tuivailala Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 P 14.7 0 2 0 0 6 0 0 0
2016 P 9 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2016 Stat Review for Sam Tuivailala    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2016 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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1.17 K/BB
TERRIBLE
7.00 K/9
POOR
6.00 BB/9
TERRIBLE
95.8 MPH Fastball
GREAT
0.0 HR/9
ELITE
1.56 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

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6.00 ERA
TERRIBLE
2.00 WHIP
TERRIBLE
4.31 FIP
WEAK
BABIP/Strand

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

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.395 BABIP
HIGH
66.7% Strand Rate
LOW

2017 Projected Stats Breakdown for Sam Tuivailala

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Sam Tuivailala: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

The Cardinals optioned Tuivailala to Triple-A Memphis on Friday.

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Tuivailala was recalled from Triple-A Memphis on Tuesday.

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Tuivailala was recalled Tuesday to serve as the 26th man for Tuesday's doubleheader against the Mets.

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Tuivailala was optioned to Triple-A Memphis on Friday.

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Tuivailala was recalled from Triple-A Memphis on Friday.

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Tuivailala has struggled this year in the closer role for Triple-A Memphis, posting a 5.65 ERA and 1.43 WHIP.

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Tuivailala has officially been recalled from Triple-A Memphis.

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Tuivailala will join the Cardinals on Tuesday, Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com reports.

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Tuivailala was optioned to Triple-A Memphis on Monday.

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Tuivailala was recalled from Triple-A Memphis on Friday, Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com reports.

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2016

Serving as the closer for the Cardinals Triple-A affiliate in Memphis Tuivailala picked up 17 saves and 43 strikeouts in 45 innings, posting a 1.60 ERA and a 1.200 WHIP as a 22-year-old. That success led him to a few brief stints with the Cardinals where he threw 14.2 innings across 14 innings, posting a 3.07 ERA and a 1.43 WHIP while striking out an impressive 20 batters. Tuivailala still needs some fine-tuning in the minors but should see some time with the Cardinals again in 2016. His fastball can hit triple digits and is consistently in the high 90's, so if he can improve on his command and improve his secondary offerings he could be a big part of the Cardinals bullpen in the coming years.

2015

A converted infielder, Tuivailala found success as a flamethrower out of the bullpen, pitching well across three different levels of the Cardinals' system in 2014 before getting a September callup. Tuivailala only recorded three outs across two appearances for the Cardinals, but posted a 3.15 ERA and 1.25 WHIP in the minors in 2014, while striking out an impressive 97 batters in 60 innings. Entering 2015 as a 22-year-old, Tuivailala seems destined to head back to Triple-A for more seasoning at the start of the year, but injuries or poor pitching could open a spot for him if he keeps pitching well.