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Luke Weaver

23-Year-Old Pitcher – St. Louis Cardinals

2016 Stats

W-L

1-4

ERA

5.70

WHIP

1.60

K

45

SV

0

2017 RotoWire Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Weaver got his first taste of the majors at the latter end of the 2016 season. He pieced together a few rough outings and ended the year with a 5.70 ERA and 1.60 WHIP that was built over nine games (3...

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2017 ADP:  320.91

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 170   DOB: 8/21/1993   BORN: DeLand, FL   COLLEGE: Florida State   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Luke Weaver Contract Information:

Signed a $1.843 million contract with the Cardinals in June of 2014.

February 16, 2017  –  Luke Weaver News

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Weaver, who started the first eight games of his major league career in 2016, is a candidate for the fifth starter job in the wake of Alex Reyes' season-ending elbow injury, Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com reports.

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Luke Weaver 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 20 A+ PAL 2 2 0 3.1 11 8 1 3 4 0 1 0 0 0 21.60 4.84
2014 20 R GUL 4 4 0 6.0 4 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.67
2015 21 A+ PAL 19 19 0 105.1 98 19 2 88 19 8 5 0 0 0 1.62 1.11
2016 22 AA SPR 1 12 0 77.0 63 12 4 88 10 6 3 0 0 0 1.40 0.95
2016 22 AAA MEM 1 1 0 6.0 2 0 0 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.67
2016 22 MAJ STL 9 8 0 36.3 46 23 7 45 12 1 4 0 0 0 5.70 1.60
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3-Year Averages     9 8 0 36.3 46 23 7 45 12 1 4 0 0 0 5.70 1.60
Career  (View All)     9 8 0 36.3 46 23 7 45 12 1 4 0 5.70 1.60

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Luke Weaver 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. 26 Cin 0.7 4 5 5 1 1 1 2 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.70 1.60
Sep. 21 @Col 2.0 7 6 6 1 1 1 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 4.54 1.49
Sep. 16 @SF 2.7 5 6 0 0 2 4 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.21 1.34
Sep. 11 Mil 6.0 3 1 1 0 1 8 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.48 1.23
Sep. 6 @Pit 4.0 6 2 2 1 0 5 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 3.96 1.36
Aug. 31 @Mil 6.0 4 3 3 1 2 10 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.86 1.33
Aug. 26 Oak 6.0 4 1 1 1 2 7 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.60 1.47
Aug. 20 @Phi 5.0 9 3 3 1 0 6 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 5.00 1.78
Aug. 13 @ChC 4.0 4 2 2 1 3 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.50 1.75
Last 14 Games (Team)
2 Games Pitched:  Avg. 1.3 IP/G
2.7 11 11 11 2 2 2 2 0 0 0-1 0 0 0 37.13 4.88
Last 30 Games (Team)
5 Games Pitched:  Avg. 3.1 IP/G
15.3 25 20 14 3 5 19 2 1 0 0-2 0 0 0 8.22 1.96
Last 60 Games (Team)
9 Games Pitched:  Avg. 4.0 IP/G
36.3 46 29 23 7 12 45 2 1 0 1-4 0 0 0 5.70 1.60

Luke Weaver Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20166918623403.377

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20169827623404.264

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201612.710016424.971.18

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201623.704029856.081.82
Luke Weaver 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 20 A+ PAL 2 2 3.1 8.71 11.61 0.75 2.90 50% 21.60 9.33 .635
2014 20 R GUL 4 4 6.0 13.50 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 0.70 .336
2015 21 A+ PAL 19 19 105.1 7.54 1.63 4.63 0.17 85.2% 1.62 2.32 .315
2016 22 AA SPR 1 12 77.0 10.29 1.17 8.80 0.47 88.4% 1.40 2.06 .314
2016 22 AAA MEM 1 1 6.0 6.00 3.00 2.00 0.00 100% 0.00 2.87 .134
2016 22 MAJ STL 9 8 36.3 11.15 2.97 3.75 1.73 1.27 68.6% 91.9 MPH 5.70 4.38 .404
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3-Year Averages     9 8 36.3 11.15 2.97 3.75 1.73 68.6% 5.70 4.22 .404
Career     9 8 36.3 11.15 2.97 3.75 1.73 68.6% 5.70 4.25 .404

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Luke Weaver Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2016 P 36.3 0 2 0 0 13 0 0 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2016 P 0 1 0 1 0 0 2

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2016 Stat Review for Luke Weaver    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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3.75 K/BB
GOOD
11.15 K/9
ELITE
2.97 BB/9
WEAK
91.9 MPH Fastball
AVERAGE
1.7 HR/9
TERRIBLE
1.27 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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5.70 ERA
TERRIBLE
1.60 WHIP
TERRIBLE
4.38 FIP
WEAK
BABIP/Strand

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

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.404 BABIP
HIGH
68.6% Strand Rate
LOW

2017 Projected Stats Breakdown for Luke Weaver

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Luke Weaver: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Weaver was moved to the bullpen Friday, Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com reports.

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Weaver (1-4) allowed six runs on seven hits, struck out one and walked one over just two innings in a tough loss against the Rockies on Wednesday.

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Weaver (1-3) lost after allowing six runs on five hits in 2.2 innings against the Giants on Friday. He walked two and struck out four.

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Weaver lasted just four innings Tuesday in Pittsburgh, allowing two runs on six hits while striking out five without a walk.

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Weaver (1-2) struck out 10 hitters over six innings Wednesday in Milwaukee, but gave up three runs on just four hits and a walk and was charged with the loss.

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Weaver (0-1) gave up three earned runs on nine hits over five innings in Saturday's 4-2 loss to the Phillies. He struck out six.

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Weaver gave up two earned runs on four hits and three walks over four innings in his major league debut, but did not factor into the decision against the Cubs.

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Weaver's contract was officially purchased from Triple-A Memphis on Saturday.

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Weaver is expected to make his major league debut Saturday against the Cubs, Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

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Weaver was promoted to Triple-A Memphis on Wednesday, Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2016

Weaver appears to be a third pitch away from being a No. 3 starter, thanks to a low-90s fastball and a filthy changeup that will work as an out pitch at the highest level. That combination was enough for him to breeze through the pitcher-friendly Florida State League with a 1.62 ERA, 1.11 WHIP, and 88 strikeouts in 105.1 innings. Those numbers rightfully put him squarely on the radar of dynasty league owners, but most reports suggest his curveball lags way behind the rest of his arsenal. Without that third pitch, there is not much to see here, so Weaver should still be seen as a work in progress. Fortunately he is in a competent organization, and at least two years away from the big leagues, so it is OK that he is not a finished product. He will head to Double-A Springfield in 2016, where it should become fairly obvious if he has improved his breaking ball.

2015

The 27th overall selection out of Florida State in the 2014 amateur draft, Weaver is expected to work his way through the Cardinals' system rather quickly and could be competing for a roster spot as soon as 2016. Weaver was only able to log 9.1 professional innings with the club's rookie and High-A affiliates, getting six starts and striking out 12. Expect Weaver to start 2015 in either Low-A or High-A for the Cardinals, possibly finishing the season in Double-A if he pitches well. Weaver has drawn praise as one of the lowest risk pitchers drafted. Fantasy owners still shouldn't expect anything on the MLB level until 2016, with 2017 being the most likely scenario.