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Robert Stephenson

23-Year-Old Pitcher – Cincinnati Reds

2016 Stats

W-L

2-3

ERA

6.27

WHIP

1.55

K

27

SV

0

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Stephenson's start to the 2015 season at Double-A Pensacola raised a lot of concerns in Reds-land. It began in spring training, when a sore shoulder prevented him from seeing any meaningful action aga...

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2016 ADP:  537.72

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 200   DOB: 2/24/1993   BORN: Martinez, CA   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 1st Rd   

September 27, 2016  –  Robert Stephenson News

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Stephenson (2-3) allowed five runs on five hits and a walk with four strikeouts over four innings Tuesday against the Cardinals.

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Robert Stephenson 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
2012 19 R BIL 8 7 0 30.2 22 7 2 37 8 1 0 0 0 0 2.05 0.99
2012 19 A DAY 8 8 0 34.1 32 16 4 35 15 2 4 0 0 0 4.19 1.38
2013 20 A+ BAK 4 4 0 20.2 19 7 3 22 2 2 2 0 0 0 3.05 1.04
2013 20 A DAY 4 14 0 77.0 56 22 5 96 20 5 3 0 0 0 2.57 0.99
2013 20 AA PEN 4 4 0 16.2 17 9 2 18 13 0 2 0 0 0 4.86 1.85
2014 21 AA PEN 27 26 0 136.2 114 72 18 140 74 7 10 0 0 0 4.74 1.38
2015 22 AA PEN 14 14 0 78.1 53 32 8 89 43 4 7 0 0 0 3.68 1.23
2015 22 AAA LOU 11 11 0 55.2 51 25 2 51 27 4 4 0 0 0 4.04 1.41
2016 23 AAA LOU 24 24 0 136.2 115 67 17 120 71 8 9 0 0 0 4.41 1.37
2016 23 MAJ CIN 7 7 0 33.0 37 23 9 27 14 2 3 0 0 0 6.27 1.55
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Career  (View All)     7 7 0 33.0 37 23 9 27 14 2 3 0 6.27 1.55

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Robert Stephenson Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Team Games To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Sep. 27 @StL 4.0 5 5 5 2 1 4 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 6.27 1.55
Sep. 21 @ChC 3.7 8 4 4 1 2 2 1 1 0 L 0 0 0 5.59 1.55
Sep. 16 Pit 5.0 4 4 4 1 4 6 2 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.97 1.38
Sep. 10 @Pit 3.0 5 4 4 1 2 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.43 1.33
Sep. 5 NYM 5.3 6 2 2 2 1 9 0 1 0 L 0 0 0 3.12 1.15
Last 14 Games (Team)
3 Games Pitched:  Avg. 4.2 IP/G
12.7 17 13 13 4 7 12 3 1 0 0-2 0 0 0 9.24 1.89
Last 30 Games (Team)
5 Games Pitched:  Avg. 4.2 IP/G
21.0 28 19 19 7 10 23 3 2 0 0-3 0 0 0 8.14 1.81
Last 60 Games (Team)
5 Games Pitched:  Avg. 4.2 IP/G
21.0 28 19 19 7 10 23 3 2 0 0-3 0 0 0 8.14 1.81
Robert Stephenson Minors Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV ERA WHIP
Aug. 31 Charlotte 7.0 3 1 1 0 3 7 0 1 0 W 0 1.29 0.86
Aug. 25 Indianapols 6.0 5 2 2 1 3 7 0 1 0 W 0 3.00 1.33
Aug. 20 Indianapols 2.0 4 6 6 1 4 2 0 0 0 - 0 27.00 4.00
Aug. 13 Gwinnett 6.0 9 2 2 0 0 5 0 1 0 - 0 3.00 1.50
Aug. 8 Columbus 6.0 10 6 6 2 2 3 0 0 0 L 0 9.00 2.00
Aug. 3 Toledo 6.0 5 2 2 0 2 6 0 0 0 L 0 3.00 1.17
Last 14 Days
0 Games:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 30 Days
1 Games:  Avg. 7.0 IP/G
7.0 3 1 1 0 3 7 0 1 0 1-0 0 1.29 0.86
Last 60 Days
6 Games:  Avg. 5.5 IP/G
33.0 36 19 19 4 14 30 0 3 0 2-2 0 5.18 1.52

Robert Stephenson Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20167814620306.286

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20167213817403.274

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201622.321019954.031.25

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201610.702085410.972.16
Robert Stephenson 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
2012 19 R BIL 8 7 30.2 11.03 2.38 4.63 0.60 82.1% 2.05 2.50 .293
2012 19 A DAY 8 8 34.1 9.24 3.96 2.33 1.06 72.1% 4.19 4.26 .314
2013 20 A+ BAK 4 4 20.2 9.80 0.89 11.00 1.34 77.8% 3.05 3.25 .314
2013 20 A DAY 4 14 77.0 11.22 2.34 4.80 0.58 76.1% 2.57 2.45 .296
2013 20 AA PEN 4 4 16.2 10.00 7.22 1.38 1.11 75% 4.86 4.99 .351
2014 21 AA PEN 27 26 136.2 9.25 4.89 1.89 1.19 68.2% 4.74 4.60 .282
2015 22 AA PEN 14 14 78.1 10.26 4.96 2.07 0.92 72.7% 3.68 4.06 .255
2015 22 AAA LOU 11 11 55.2 8.32 4.40 1.89 0.33 69.7% 4.04 3.40 .319
2016 23 AAA LOU 24 24 136.2 7.93 4.69 1.69 1.12 70.4% 4.41 4.69 .271
2016 23 MAJ CIN 7 7 33.0 7.36 3.82 1.93 2.45 0.95 66.7% 93.2 MPH 6.27 6.75 .298
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 1 5.2 6.60 6.88 0.96 1.13 67.6% 5.61 5.67 .270
Rest Of Season     0 1 5.2 6.60 6.88 0.96 1.13 67.6% 5.61 5.67 .270
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Career     7 7 33.0 7.36 3.82 1.93 2.45 66.7% 6.27 6.42 .298

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2016 Stat Review for Robert Stephenson    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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1.93 K/BB
TERRIBLE
7.36 K/9
WEAK
3.82 BB/9
TERRIBLE
93.2 MPH Fastball
GOOD
2.5 HR/9
TERRIBLE
0.95 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE FLYBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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6.27 ERA
TERRIBLE
1.55 WHIP
TERRIBLE
6.75 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

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

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.298 BABIP
AVERAGE
66.7% Strand Rate
LOW

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Robert Stephenson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Stephenson (2-2) gave up four runs on eight hits in just 3.2 innings Wednesday against the Cubs. He struck out two and walked two.

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Stephenson allowed four runs on four hits and four walks while striking out six over five innings against the Pirates on Friday. He did not factor into the decision.

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Stephenson allowed four runs on five hits in just three innings, but he took a no-decision in Cincinnati's victory over Pittsburgh on Saturday. He also struck out two and walked two.

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Stephenson (2-1) took the loss on Monday, despite holding the Mets to two runs in 5.1 innings. He gave up six hits, walked one and struck out nine.

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Stephenson will start Monday's game against the Mets, C. Trent Rosecrans of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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Stephenson was recalled from Triple-A Louisville on Friday.

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Stephenson continues to struggle with his command at Triple-A Louisville, and he has conceded that it's become a mental issue for him, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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The Reds decided to insert Daniel Wright into the rotation for Alfredo Simon, rather than promoting Stephenson or Cody Reed.

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Manager Bryan Price indicated Wednesday that Stephenson could be joining the Reds soon, John Fay of the Cinicnnati Enquirer reports.

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2016

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2015

Stephenson hit the Double-A wall in 2014, and the wall hit right back, giving him his worst professional season. Stephenson's command, in part defined by how he uses his stuff, was his big problem. His walk rate skyrocketed to 12.3%, and all too often he would fall behind hitters and resort to challenging them with his 97 mph fastball high in the strike zone. Shockingly enough, Double-A hitters were better equipped to handle it when they knew it was coming. The Reds seem confident that he'll adjust accordingly with another year of experience. Keep in mind that he hit Double-A as a 21-year old, and remain optimistic about him despite the down year.

2014

After a couple of rocky starts in April, Stephenson dominated both Low-A and High-A last season before landing in Double-A Pensacola to finish the year. The Reds took a slow approach to developing him after making him their first-round pick out of high school in the 2011 draft, and it is starting to pay dividends, as most prospect lists out there have him leapfrogging Billy Hamilton as the Reds' top prospect. His fastball has been clocked as fast as 101 mph (albeit on scoreboard radars, which are notoriously fast) and he typically works in the 96-98 mph range. A hamstring injury limited his innings last year, which isn't all bad given that he was just 20 years old. It wouldn't be a surprise to see him spend most of the year in Double-A, but a 2015 major league debut seems likely.

2013

The Reds' first-round pick in 2011, Stephenson made his professional debut last season and impressed at two levels, striking out a combined 72 batters in 65 innings. The Reds will probably take a deliberate approach with Stephenson, though they're faced with the conundrum of going from an extreme pitcher's park at Low-A Dayton to a hitter's park at High-A Bakersfield. The Reds avoided that with Daniel Corcino, skipping him right from Dayton to Double-A Pensacola, so we'll see if they take that approach here as well.

2012

Stephenson was the Reds' first-round pick in the 2011 June draft. A high school pitcher from California, Stephenson signed late and will make his professional debut in 2012. He's a big right-hander who throws in the mid-90s. The Reds tend to move their high school draftees along slowly, so Stephenson may not even make it to Low-A Dayton this season, barring a stretch of dominance in rookie ball.