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Paul Blackburn

23-Year-Old Pitcher – Oakland Athletics

2017 Stats

W-L

3-1

ERA

3.46

WHIP

1.30

K

22

SV

0

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

After working his way up to the Cubs' Double-A affiliate, Blackburn was traded to the Mariners as part of the package for Mike Montgomery. The big knock on Blackburn is his inability to miss bats, as ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 185   DOB: 12/4/1993   BORN: Antioch, CA   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: By CHC In 2012   Show ContractHide Contract

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Paul Blackburn Contract Information:

Agreed to terms with the Cubs on his rookie contract in June 2012.

August 16, 2017  –  Paul Blackburn News

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Blackburn allowed four runs on eight hits and three walks over four innings Wednesday but didn't factor into the decision in a 7-6 loss to the Royals. He struck out two.

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Paul Blackburn 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 18 R MES 9 6 0 20.2 23 8 2 13 7 2 0 0 0 0 3.48 1.49
2013 19 A BOI 13 12 0 46.0 41 17 3 38 29 2 3 0 0 0 3.33 1.52
2014 20 A KAN 24 24 0 117.0 108 42 6 75 31 9 4 0 0 0 3.23 1.19
2015 21 A MYR 18 18 0 89.2 89 31 3 63 22 7 5 0 0 0 3.11 1.24
2016 22 AA TEN 8 18 0 102.1 96 36 6 72 26 6 4 0 0 0 3.17 1.19
2016 22 AA JAC 8 7 0 40.2 42 16 2 27 9 3 1 0 0 0 3.54 1.27
2017 23 AAA NAS 15 14 0 79.2 69 27 6 56 26 5 6 0 0 0 3.05 1.20
2017 23 MAJ OAK 9 9 0 54.7 55 21 5 22 16 3 1 0 0 0 3.46 1.30
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Career  (View All)     9 9 0 54.7 55 21 5 22 16 3 1 0 3.46 1.30

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

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Paul Blackburn 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
Aug. 16 KC 4.0 8 4 4 1 3 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.46 1.30
Aug. 11 Bal 5.7 10 4 4 1 2 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.02 1.18
Aug. 5 @LAA 6.7 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 2.60 1.07
Jul. 31 SF 6.3 8 5 5 0 1 4 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.05 1.12
Jul. 26 @Tor 7.0 2 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.25 1.06
Jul. 21 @NYM 5.3 6 4 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 2.88 1.16
Jul. 15 Cle 6.0 5 3 3 1 4 4 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 1.83 1.12
Jul. 6 @Sea 7.7 8 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 0.66 0.95
Jul. 1 Atl 6.0 3 1 0 0 1 4 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.00 0.67
Last 14 Games (Team)
3 Games Pitched:  Avg. 5.4 IP/G
16.3 23 8 8 2 5 6 0 0 0 1-0 0 0 0 4.41 1.71
Last 30 Games (Team)
6 Games Pitched:  Avg. 5.8 IP/G
35.0 39 17 17 3 10 14 0 0 0 2-1 0 0 0 4.37 1.40
Last 60 Games (Team)
9 Games Pitched:  Avg. 6.1 IP/G
54.7 55 22 21 5 16 22 1 1 0 3-1 0 0 0 3.46 1.30
Paul Blackburn 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
Jun. 26 Round Rock 5.0 5 2 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 W 0 3.60 1.20
Jun. 20 New Orleans 2.0 6 3 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 - 0 9.00 4.00
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
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 60 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 3.5 IP/G
7.0 11 5 4 1 3 3 0 0 0 1-0 0 5.14 2.00

Paul Blackburn Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2017998918301.200

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201710312429603.296

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201724.010015824.501.42

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201726.72105521.690.98
Paul Blackburn vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Paul Blackburn 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 18 R MES 9 6 20.2 5.79 3.12 1.86 0.89 78.6% 3.48 4.24 .323
2013 19 A BOI 13 12 46.0 7.43 5.67 1.31 0.59 79.1% 3.33 4.35 .293
2014 20 A KAN 24 24 117.0 5.77 2.38 2.42 0.46 72.9% 3.23 3.56 .286
2015 21 A MYR 18 18 89.2 6.36 2.22 2.86 0.30 74.1% 3.11 3.17 .313
2016 22 AA TEN 8 18 102.1 6.35 2.29 2.77 0.53 74.1% 3.17 3.35 .294
2016 22 AA JAC 8 7 40.2 6.04 2.01 3.00 0.45 71.4% 3.54 3.18 .317
2017 23 AAA NAS 15 14 79.2 6.36 2.95 2.15 0.68 76.4% 3.05 3.83 .274
2017 23 MAJ OAK 9 9 54.7 3.62 2.63 1.38 0.82 2.73 75.8% 90.2 MPH 3.46 4.52 .274
Next 7 Days     0 1 5.1 6.22 2.50 2.49 0.86 70.5% 4.09 3.90 .306
Rest Of Season     0 8 39.7 5.69 2.83 2.01 0.75 71.3% 4.03 3.96 .304
Career     9 9 54.7 3.62 2.63 1.38 0.82 75.8% 3.46 4.49 .274

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Paul Blackburn Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2017 P 50.7 0 6 0 0 24 0 0 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2017 P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1

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2017 Stat Review for Paul Blackburn    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2016 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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1.38 K/BB
TERRIBLE
3.62 K/9
TERRIBLE
2.63 BB/9
AVERAGE
90.2 MPH Fastball
WEAK
0.8 HR/9
GREAT
2.73 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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3.46 ERA
GOOD
1.30 WHIP
WEAK
4.52 FIP
WEAK
BABIP/Strand

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

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.274 BABIP
LOW
75.8% Strand Rate
ABOVE AVERAGE

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Paul Blackburn: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Blackburn allowed four runs on 10 hits and two walks with three strikeouts over 5.2 innings in a no-decision Friday against Baltimore.

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Blackburn (3-1) struck out one and allowed five hits over 6.2 scoreless innings to earn the win against the Angels on Saturday.

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Blackburn (2-1) allowed five runs on eight hits and a walk with four strikeouts over 6.1 innings in a win Monday against San Francisco.

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Blackburn will start Monday's game against the Giants, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

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Blackburn is expected to start for the A's on Monday in the place of the recently traded Sonny Gray, Jane Lee of MLB.com reports.

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Blackburn held Toronto to just two hits over seven scoreless innings in Wednesday's no-decision. He struck out three and walked three.

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Blackburn (1-1) struck out one and gave up four earned runs on six hits and a walk over 5.1 innings in Friday's 7-5 loss to the Mets.

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Blackburn (1-0) allowed three runs on five hits over six innings in Saturday's no-decision against the Indians.

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Blackburn (1-0) allowed a single run on eight hits and a walk over 7.2 innings during Thursday's win over Seattle. He didn't record a strikeout.

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Blackburn will remain in Oakland's rotation going forward, and he will start Thursday in Seattle, Jane Lee of MLB.com reports.

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