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Jake Diekman

28-Year-Old Pitcher – Philadelphia Phillies

2014 Stats

W-L

5-5

ERA

3.80

WHIP

1.42

K

100

SV

0

2015 RotoWire Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Diekman had a breakout year in 2014 and became a key member of the Phillies' bullpen. He struck out 100 in 71 innings for an eye popping 12.7 K/9 ratio. He was extremely tough on lefties, but has work...

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2015 ADP:  592.41

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 203   DOB: 1/21/1987   BORN: Wymore, NE   COLLEGE: Cloud County (KS) CC   DRAFTED: 30th Rd   

March 28, 2015  –  Jake Diekman News

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Diekman allowed seven runs on six hits and a walk in one-third of an inning against the Yankees on Friday.

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Jake Diekman 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 23 A+ CLE 24 0 0 32.0 22 13 2 26 23 0 2 0 0 0 3.66 1.41
2010 23 A LAK 24 0 0 23.2 16 5 0 30 15 2 0 0 0 0 1.90 1.34
2011 24 AA REA 53 0 0 65.0 47 22 3 83 44 0 1 3 0 0 3.05 1.40
2012 25 AAA LEH 25 0 0 26.2 19 5 0 37 13 1 1 7 0 0 1.69 1.22
2012 25 MAJ PHI 32 0 0 27.3 25 12 1 35 20 1 1 0 1 4 3.95 1.65
2013 26 AAA LEH 30 0 0 30.0 31 19 1 37 24 1 0 11 0 0 5.70 1.83
2013 26 MAJ PHI 45 0 0 38.3 34 11 1 41 16 1 4 0 1 11 2.58 1.30
2014 27 MAJ PHI 73 0 0 71.0 66 30 4 100 35 5 5 0 4 18 3.80 1.42
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3-Year Averages     50 0 0 45.6 41 17 2 58 23 2 3 0 2 11 3.36 1.40

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

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Jake Diekman 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. 28 Atl 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.80 1.42
Sep. 25 @Mia 0.3 5 4 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 L 0 1 0 3.86 1.44
Sep. 21 @Oak 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.49 1.38
Sep. 19 @Oak 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.54 1.38
Sep. 17 @SD 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.59 1.36
Sep. 13 Mia 0.7 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 3.65 1.35
Sep. 12 Mia 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.68 1.35
Sep. 8 Pit 0.3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.74 1.37
Sep. 5 @Was 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.62 1.35
Sep. 1 @Atl 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.68 1.34
Aug. 29 @NYM 0.7 0 3 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.73 1.36
Aug. 27 Was 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 3.77 1.34
Aug. 25 Was 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 3.84 1.36
Aug. 23 StL 1.3 1 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.90 1.35
Aug. 22 StL 0.7 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 3.99 1.33
Aug. 20 Sea 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 4.03 1.34
Aug. 17 @SF 1.0 2 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.18 1.36
Aug. 16 @SF 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.93 1.33
Aug. 13 @LAA 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 4.00 1.31
Aug. 12 @LAA 0.3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.08 1.30
Aug. 10 NYM 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.10 1.29
Aug. 9 NYM 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.18 1.32
Aug. 6 Hou 0.7 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 4.26 1.34
Aug. 5 Hou 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.32 1.36
Aug. 3 @Was 0.7 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 4.41 1.35
Jul. 31 @Was 0.7 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.47 1.37
Jul. 25 Ari 2.0 2 1 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.34 1.32
Last 14 Days
5 Games:  Avg. 0.9 IP/G
4.3 8 4 3 0 3 6 0 1 0 0-1 0 1 0 6.23 2.54
Last 30 Days
12 Games:  Avg. 0.8 IP/G
10.0 11 8 4 0 7 12 1 1 0 2-2 0 1 2 3.60 1.80
Last 60 Days
27 Games:  Avg. 0.9 IP/G
25.3 26 12 8 0 15 36 1 4 0 2-2 0 1 5 2.84 1.62

Jake Diekman Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201410038522301.239
2013692369000.148
2012561889200.200

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20142136230441023.253
201395181025311.298
201275171216501.258

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201437.3220531723.381.23
201321.712025712.081.06
201217.0100261100.531.06

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201433.7330471824.281.63
201316.702016903.241.62
201210.30109919.582.61
Jake Diekman 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 23 A+ CLE 24 0 32.0 7.31 6.47 1.13 0.56 74.4% 3.66 5.11 .237
2010 23 A LAK 24 0 23.2 11.64 5.82 2.00 0.00 83.9% 1.90 3.20 .311
2011 24 AA REA 53 0 65.0 11.49 6.09 1.89 0.42 78.4% 3.05 3.51 .305
2012 25 AAA LEH 25 0 26.2 12.71 4.47 2.85 0.00 84.4% 1.69 2.09 .340
2012 25 MAJ PHI 32 0 27.3 11.52 6.59 1.75 0.33 2.33 75% 95.0 MPH 3.95 3.64 .363
2013 26 AAA LEH 30 0 30.0 11.10 7.20 1.54 0.30 66.7% 5.70 3.67 .387
2013 26 MAJ PHI 45 0 38.3 9.63 3.76 2.56 0.23 2.04 79.6% 96.0 MPH 2.58 2.65 .330
2014 27 MAJ PHI 73 0 71.0 12.68 4.44 2.86 0.51 1.51 73.2% 96.9 MPH 3.80 2.72 .382
2015 RotoWire Projections     Subscribe now to see our 2015 projections for Jake Diekman
3-Year Averages     50 0 45.6 11.46 4.54 2.52 0.40 75.8% 3.36 2.74 .356

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2014 Stat Review for Jake Diekman    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2014 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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2.86 K/BB
AVERAGE
12.68 K/9
ELITE
4.44 BB/9
TERRIBLE
96.9 MPH Fastball
ELITE
0.5 HR/9
GOOD
1.51 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

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3.80 ERA
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1.42 WHIP
POOR
2.72 FIP
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BABIP/Strand

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

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.382 BABIP
HIGH
73.2% Strand Rate
BELOW AVERAGE

2015 Projected Stats Breakdown for Jake Diekman

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Jake Diekman: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Diekman pitched a scoreless inning with two strikeouts Sunday in his final appearance of the 2014 season.

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Manager Ryne Sandberg said Diekman is an option to close while Jonathan Papelbon serves his seven-game suspension, the Phialdelphia Inquirer reports.

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Manager Ryne Sandberg said Diekman will have a reduced workload out of the bullpen over the final weeks of the season, the Phillies' official site reports.

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Diekman picked up his 14th hold of the season in the Phillies' win over the Mariners on Wednesday.

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Diekman pitched a scoreless inning with two strikeouts in Sunday's win over the Mets.

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Manager Ryne Sandberg said Diekman and Ken Giles are the likely candidates to close if Jonathan Papelbon needs a day off, the Phillies' official site reports.

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Diekman vultured a win Thursday after the Phillies' offense bailed him out in the top of the ninth against the Marlins.

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Diekman retired the only batter he faced in the eighth inning of Thursday's win over St. Louis to record his 10th hold of the season.

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Diekman picked up his sixth hold of the season Saturday in the Phillies' win over the Dodgers. He allowed one unearned run on one hit with a walk and a strikeout.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2014

Diekman received an opportunity to join the Phillies' bullpen in June last season despite less-than-stellar numbers at Triple-A Lehigh Valley. His awkward delivery and mid-90s fastball allow him to generate lots of swings and misses, but he has struggled to command his pitches throughout his time in the minors. Something clicked for Diekman last summer, however, as his 3.8 BB/9 over 38.1 innings with the Phillies was the best of his career. He also had a pronounced platoon split, which may lead to him being used as a lefty specialist moving forward. Over 69 plate appearances last season, he held lefties to a .148 batting average and had a 23:6 K:BB ratio while righties hit .298 off of him.

2013

Diekman got his first taste of the majors last season, but showed he wasn't quite ready for the assignment. His strikeout rate remained excellent in the majors, but a 6.6 BB/9 was too much to overcome. The Phillies will continue to work with Diekman on honing his command. Diekman has the potential to be a lot more than just a lefty specialist if he can make the adjustment.

2012

Diekman, 25, earned a 40-man roster spot this winter after a dominant season at Double-A Reading last year. He struck out 83 batters in 65 innings, but also walked 44. The walks are a bit of a concern though the Phillies seem to be eying Diekman for a lefty specialist role given his .099 average allowed against left-handers last season. He'll likely get a chance to compete for a bullpen spot this spring, but our guess is he opens the year in Triple-A before seeing time in the Phillies' bullpen later in the year.