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Brandon Finnegan

21-Year-Old Pitcher – Kansas City Royals

2014 Stats

W-L

0-1

ERA

1.29

WHIP

1.00

K

10

SV

0

2015 RotoWire Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Finnegan rose quickly through the Kansas City farm system in 2014 after being drafted 17th overall in June, and showed enough promise for manager Ned Yost to be comfortable using the 21-year-old in hi...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 5' 11"   WT: 185   DOB: 4/14/1993   BORN: Fort Worth, TX   COLLEGE: TCU   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Brandon Finnegan Contract Information:

Signed for $2,200,600 in June 2014.

January 30, 2015  –  Brandon Finnegan News

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Finnegan said Friday that he "felt like [he] tore everything in [his] arm" when he resumed throwing this winter, but added that he feels better now, Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star reports.

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Brandon Finnegan 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
2014 21 A WIL 5 5 0 15.0 5 1 1 13 2 0 1 0 0 0 0.60 0.47
2014 21 AA NOR 8 0 0 12.0 15 3 2 13 2 0 3 0 0 0 2.25 1.42
2014 21 MAJ KC 7 0 0 7.0 6 1 0 10 1 0 1 0 0 1 1.29 1.00
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3-Year Averages     7 0 0 7.0 6 1 0 10 1 0 1 0 0 1 1.29 1.00

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

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Brandon Finnegan 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. 27 @CWS 0.7 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.29 1.00
Sep. 24 @Cle 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 1.42 0.79
Sep. 22 @Cle 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 0.00 0.56
Sep. 16 CWS 0.7 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.00 0.46
Sep. 13 Bos 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.00 0.27
Sep. 11 Bos 0.7 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Sep. 6 @NYY 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 14 Days
4 Games:  Avg. 0.8 IP/G
3.3 5 1 1 0 1 5 0 0 0 0-1 0 0 1 2.70 1.80
Last 30 Days
7 Games:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
7.0 6 1 1 0 1 10 0 0 0 0-1 0 0 1 1.29 1.00
Last 60 Days
7 Games:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
7.0 6 1 1 0 1 10 0 0 0 0-1 0 0 1 1.29 1.00

Brandon Finnegan Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20149303100.333

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201419713100.167

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20142.30004000.000.86

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20144.70106101.931.07
Brandon Finnegan 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
2014 21 A WIL 5 5 15.0 7.80 1.20 6.50 0.60 100% 0.60 2.73 .120
2014 21 AA NOR 8 0 12.0 9.75 1.50 6.50 1.50 93.3% 2.25 3.95 .384
2014 21 MAJ KC 7 0 7.0 12.86 1.29 10.00 0.00 2.50 85.7% 92.5 MPH 1.29 0.77 .381
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3-Year Averages     7 0 7.0 12.86 1.29 10.00 0.00 85.7% 1.29 0.77 .381

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2014 Stat Review for Brandon Finnegan    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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10.00 K/BB
ELITE
12.86 K/9
ELITE
1.29 BB/9
ELITE
92.5 MPH Fastball
AVERAGE
0.0 HR/9
ELITE
2.50 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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1.29 ERA
ELITE
1.00 WHIP
GOOD
0.77 FIP
ELITE
BABIP/Strand

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

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.381 BABIP
HIGH
85.7% Strand Rate
HIGH

2015 Projected Stats Breakdown for Brandon Finnegan

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Brandon Finnegan: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Royals manager Ned Yost said that Finnegan will be stretched out as a starter to begin spring training. "We're going to stretch him out in spring training and see what we've got, go from there," Yost said. "Exactly where he's going to start, I don't know."

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Finnegan struck out a pair during two scoreless innings of relief Saturday against the Yankees.

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Finnegan's contract was selected by the Royals on Monday, Josh Vernier of Fox Sports Kansas City reports.

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Finnegan will be promoted to Double-A Northwest Arkansas, Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star reports.

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Finnegan will debut for High-A Wilmington in about 10 days and will likely be able to throw 45-50 innings this year, the Kansas City Star's Andy McCullough reports.

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The Royals have selected Finnegan with the 17th overall pick in the 2014 first-year player draft.

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