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Sonny Gray

26-Year-Old Pitcher – Oakland Athletics

2016 Stats

W-L

3-6

ERA

5.03

WHIP

1.46

K

63

SV

0

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Gray followed up his successful first full MLB season in 2014 with a 2.73 ERA and 14 wins over 31 starts in 2015. Gray was one of the Cy Young favorites into September, but a few late season blow-ups ...

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2016 ADP:  68.94

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (SP): Hidden

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 10"   WT: 190   DOB: 11/7/1989   BORN: Nashville, TN   COLLEGE: Vanderbilt   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Sonny Gray Contract Information:

Agreed to his first professional contract with the A's in July 2011, getting a $1.54 million signing bonus.

June 26, 2016  –  Sonny Gray News

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Gray (3-6) allowed two runs on six hits and one walk while striking out three over six innings, but received no decision Sunday at the Angels.

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Sonny Gray 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 21 R PHO 5 1 0 2.0 4 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 4.50 2.00
2011 21 AA MID 5 5 0 20.0 15 1 0 18 6 1 0 0 0 0 0.45 1.05
2012 22 AA MID 1 26 1 148.0 148 68 8 97 57 6 9 0 0 0 4.14 1.39
2012 22 AAA SAC 1 1 0 4.0 10 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 9.00 2.75
2013 23 AAA SAC 20 20 0 118.1 117 45 5 118 39 10 7 0 0 0 3.42 1.32
2013 23 MAJ OAK 12 10 0 64.0 51 19 4 67 20 5 3 0 0 0 2.67 1.11
2014 24 MAJ OAK 33 33 2 219.0 187 75 15 183 74 14 10 0 0 0 3.08 1.19
2015 25 MAJ OAK 31 31 2 208.0 166 63 17 169 59 14 7 0 0 0 2.73 1.08
2016 26 MAJ OAK 14 14 0 78.7 86 44 11 63 29 3 6 0 0 0 5.03 1.46
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3-Year Averages     25 24 1 163.7 134 52 12 139 51 11 6 0 0 0 2.86 1.13
Career  (View All)     90 88 4 569.7 490 201 47 482 182 36 26 0 3.18 1.18

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Sonny Gray 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
Jun. 26 @LAA 6.0 6 2 2 0 1 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.03 1.46
Jun. 21 Mil 6.0 7 2 1 0 1 7 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.20 1.49
Jun. 15 Tex 6.0 8 5 5 2 1 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.54 1.50
Jun. 10 @Cin 7.7 5 2 2 0 1 4 0 2 0 L 0 0 0 5.34 1.50
Jun. 5 @Hou 5.0 5 1 1 1 1 5 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.77 1.60
May. 20 NYY 3.3 6 5 4 0 4 3 0 3 0 L 0 0 0 6.19 1.65
May. 15 @TB 5.7 6 6 3 3 2 4 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 5.84 1.54
May. 9 @Bos 3.7 8 7 7 0 2 2 0 2 0 L 0 0 0 6.00 1.56
May. 3 Sea 7.0 11 7 7 2 1 6 0 1 0 L 0 0 0 4.84 1.44
Apr. 27 @Det 2.0 2 4 4 1 4 2 1 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.81 1.38
Last 14 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 6.0 IP/G
18.0 21 9 8 2 3 13 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 4.00 1.33
Last 30 Days
5 Games:  Avg. 6.1 IP/G
30.7 31 12 11 3 5 22 0 2 0 0-1 0 0 0 3.23 1.17
Last 60 Days
10 Games:  Avg. 5.2 IP/G
52.3 64 41 36 9 18 39 1 9 0 0-5 0 0 0 6.19 1.57

Sonny Gray Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20161683112411103.270
20154259334811308.208
2014489101479619110.221

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20161783217451028.285
20154067625851019.226
2014410822791815.245

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201641.7230361554.751.51
2015105.36407125122.820.99
2014115.087010339103.601.28

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201637.0130271465.351.41
2015102.7830983452.631.18
2014104.0630803552.511.10
Sonny Gray 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 21 R PHO 5 1 2.0 9.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 75% 4.50 1.20 .524
2011 21 AA MID 5 5 20.0 8.10 2.70 3.00 0.00 95.2% 0.45 2.30 .281
2012 22 AA MID 1 26 148.0 5.90 3.47 1.70 0.49 69.5% 4.14 3.83 .304
2012 22 AAA SAC 1 1 4.0 4.50 2.25 2.00 0.00 63.6% 9.00 3.70 .519
2013 23 AAA SAC 20 20 118.1 8.99 2.97 3.03 0.38 73.5% 3.42 2.74 .342
2013 23 MAJ OAK 12 10 64.0 9.42 2.81 3.35 0.56 2.07 77.6% 93.1 MPH 2.67 2.86 .293
2014 24 MAJ OAK 33 33 219.0 7.52 3.04 2.47 0.62 2.49 75.6% 93.0 MPH 3.08 3.53 .284
2015 25 MAJ OAK 31 31 208.0 7.31 2.55 2.86 0.74 2.03 77.9% 93.0 MPH 2.73 3.52 .263
2016 26 MAJ OAK 14 14 78.7 7.21 3.32 2.17 1.26 2.38 68.3% 92.9 MPH 5.03 4.56 .321
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 12.3 6.45 3.28 1.97 1.18 71.8% 4.28 4.56 .289
Rest Of Season     0 15 99.5 6.45 3.23 2.00 1.31 73.5% 4.18 4.73 .286
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3-Year Averages     25 24 163.7 7.64 2.80 2.73 0.66 76.9% 2.86 3.39 .274
Career     90 88 569.7 7.61 2.88 2.65 0.74 75.4% 3.18 3.57 .283

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2016 Stat Review for Sonny Gray    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2015 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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2.17 K/BB
POOR
7.21 K/9
WEAK
3.32 BB/9
POOR
92.9 MPH Fastball
GOOD
1.3 HR/9
WEAK
2.38 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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5.03 ERA
TERRIBLE
1.46 WHIP
TERRIBLE
4.56 FIP
POOR
BABIP/Strand

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

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.321 BABIP
HIGH
68.3% Strand Rate
LOW

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Sonny Gray: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Gray (3-6) didnít factor in the decision Tuesday against the Brewers. He pitched six innings, allowing two runs (one earned), seven hits and a walk while striking out seven.

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Gray allowed five runs over six innings in a 7-5 loss to the Rangers on Wednesday.

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Gray (3-6) surrendered two earned runs on five hits and a walk over 7.2 innings in Friday's 2-1 loss to the Reds. He struck out four.

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Gray (back) allowed just one run with five strikeouts and one walk across five innings in Sunday's start versus the Astros. He did not factor into the decision.

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Gray (back) could face a limit of roughly 80 pitches in Sunday's start against the Astros, Joe Stiglich of CSN California reports.

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Gray (back) was activated from the 15-day DL on Sunday.

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Gray (back) is expected to be activated off the disabled list to start Sunday's game against Houston, Jane Lee of MLB.com reports.

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Gray (back) is unlikely to be activated to start for the A's on Sunday, Jane Lee of MLB.com reports.

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Gray (back) threw a three-inning simulated game Tuesday and he will throw a bullpen session Thursday, Jane Lee of MLB.com reports.

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Gray (back) feels good following his first bullpen session since being placed on the disabled list, John Hickey of the Bay Area News Group reports.

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2016

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2015

After a great half-season in 2013 followed by a gem against the Tigers in the ALDS, the hype was high for Gray heading into 2014 and all he did was live up to it. In his first full season, Gray won 14 games and put up a 3.08 ERA over 219 innings. His K/9 rate fell from 9.5 in 2013 to 7.5 in 2014, but that was somewhat expected with the large uptick in innings as the strikeouts really dropped off in the second half. Gray appeared to be tiring late in the year after entering August with an ERA of 2.65, but he seemed to find a second wind with a 2.25 ERA and nearly a strikeout per inning over his last five starts. Gray also added to his reputation as a fantastic big-game pitcher, throwing a complete game shutout gem on the final day of the regular season to get the A's into the playoffs. The sky appears to be the limit for Gray and he should be drafted even higher in 2015, especially since he gets to pitch half his games in a spacious home park.

2014

Gray was the A's top pitching prospect coming into 2013, and he exceeded any and all expectations upon his call-up to the A's as a starter in August. He made 10 starts with the A's and won five games, while putting up a 2.85 ERA with a 9.2 K/9. He later capped off his season with an eight-inning shutout of the Tigers in Game 2 of the ALDS. Gray features a fastball that sits in the low 90s, but he also has an exceptional curveball that he uses to strike batters out. He has a rotation spot locked up in 2014, and his future appears to be quite sunny.

2013

Gray was selected 18th overall in the 2011 draft out of Vanderbilt. In his first full season in the minors, Gray had some growing pains compiling a 4.26 ERA in 27 starts, all but one of which were in Double-A. He has a live fastball and also possesses a curveball that was ranked as the best in the 2011 draft. Gray's strikeout rate fell way off from his six-start debut in 2011 as he only struck out 5.9 K/9 in 2012. Going into last season, it was assumed that Gray would be in the A's rotation at some point in 2013, but it looks like more seasoning is in order. For his development, 2013 will be a big year for Gray to put some results together to show he was worthy of his first-round selection.

2012

Gray was the A's first-round selection in the June draft and was immediately tasked with facing Double-A hitters following a collegiate career at Vanderbilt. His professional debut went well during a five-start stretch with Double-A Midland. He's not an imposing figure on the mound, but does a nice job of keeping the ball on the ground and figures to spend a good chunk of the season at Triple-A Sacramento after proving that he's solved Midland to begin the year.