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Ryan Vogelsong

37-Year-Old Pitcher – San Francisco Giants

2014 Stats

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8-13

ERA

4.00

WHIP

1.28

K

151

SV

0

2015 RotoWire Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Vogelsong rejuvenated his career with San Francisco at age 33 and enjoyed a pair of strong seasons before crumbling in 2013. It was easy to think that the miracle run was toast as a fractured hand cos...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 214   DOB: 7/22/1977   BORN: Charlotte, NC   COLLEGE: Kutztown   DRAFTED: 5th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Ryan Vogelsong Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year, $4 million contract with the Giants in January of 2015.

January 23, 2015  –  Ryan Vogelsong News

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Vogelsong agreed to a one-year, $4 million contract with the Giants on Friday, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports.

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Ryan Vogelsong 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
2005 27 MAJ PIT 44 0 0 81.3 82 40 5 52 40 2 2 0 4.43 1.50
2006 28 AAA IND 12 10 0 67.7 54 20 5 43 12 4 5 0 2.66 0.98
2006 28 MAJ PIT 20 0 0 38.0 44 27 2 27 16 0 0 0 6.39 1.58
2010 32 AAA SAL 8 7 0 36.2 47 19 2 37 22 1 3 0 0 0 4.66 1.91
2010 32 AAA LEH 8 7 0 58.2 60 32 6 73 40 2 5 1 0 0 4.91 1.72
2011 33 AAA FRE 2 2 0 11.1 8 2 1 17 5 2 0 0 0 0 1.59 1.17
2011 33 MAJ SF 30 28 1 179.7 164 54 15 139 61 13 7 0 0 0 2.71 1.25
2012 34 AAA FRE 2 2 0 10.0 9 2 0 12 4 1 0 0 0 0 1.80 1.30
2012 34 MAJ SF 31 31 0 189.7 171 71 17 158 62 14 9 0 0 0 3.37 1.23
2013 35 A+ SAN 2 1 0 2.2 1 2 1 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 6.75 0.91
2013 35 R SCO 2 1 0 2.0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.00
2013 35 AA RIC 2 2 0 11.0 10 1 1 8 2 2 0 0 0 0 0.82 1.09
2013 35 MAJ SF 19 19 0 103.7 124 66 15 67 38 4 6 0 0 0 5.73 1.56
2014 36 MAJ SF 32 32 0 184.7 178 82 18 151 58 8 13 0 0 0 4.00 1.28
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3-Year Averages     27 27 0 159.3 157 73 16 125 52 8 9 0 0 0 4.12 1.31
Career  (View All)     234 143 1 972.7 984 478 101 731 373 49 57 0 4.42 1.40

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Ryan Vogelsong 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. 26 SD 5.3 6 4 3 0 2 5 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 4.00 1.28
Sep. 21 @SD 5.0 4 4 2 0 1 5 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.96 1.27
Sep. 15 @Ari 5.7 6 4 4 1 4 5 0 2 0 L 0 0 0 3.98 1.28
Sep. 10 Ari 6.7 2 0 0 0 5 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.90 1.26
Sep. 3 @Col 5.0 10 8 8 4 2 5 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 4.06 1.27
Aug. 29 Mil 7.0 4 2 2 0 1 7 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.73 1.24
Aug. 24 @Was 5.3 4 3 3 1 4 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.78 1.26
Aug. 19 @ChC 4.0 3 2 2 1 2 4 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.73 1.25
Aug. 12 CWS 7.0 3 2 2 1 2 5 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.71 1.25
Aug. 6 @Mil 6.0 7 1 1 1 1 3 1 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.77 1.28
Aug. 1 @NYM 9.0 2 1 1 1 1 5 0 0 1 W 0 0 0 3.88 1.28
Jul. 26 LAD 6.0 8 4 4 0 1 4 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 4.10 1.35
Last 14 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 5.3 IP/G
16.0 16 12 9 1 7 15 0 2 0 0-3 0 0 0 5.06 1.44
Last 30 Days
6 Games:  Avg. 5.8 IP/G
34.7 32 22 19 5 15 30 0 2 0 1-4 0 0 0 4.93 1.36
Last 60 Days
12 Games:  Avg. 6.0 IP/G
72.0 59 35 32 10 26 54 2 2 1 3-6 0 0 0 4.00 1.18

Ryan Vogelsong Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20143727623982738.287
2013210381451717.266
20123948535891939.254

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201440875358019210.223
20132572924731438.327
20123947327821918.230

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
2014100.0370852323.061.07
201363.0330432475.291.49
201294.3740743392.861.20

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201484.75606635165.101.52
201340.7130241486.421.67
201295.3750842983.871.26
Ryan Vogelsong 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
2005 27 MAJ PIT 44 0 81.3 5.75 4.43 1.30 0.55 70.1% 4.43 4.25 .303
2006 28 AAA IND 12 10 67.7 5.72 1.60 3.58 0.67 75.4% 2.66 3.60 .249
2006 28 MAJ PIT 20 0 38.0 6.39 3.79 1.69 0.47 0.81 56.9% 6.39 3.77 .344
2010 32 AAA SAL 8 7 36.2 9.20 5.47 1.68 0.50 74.6% 4.66 3.95 .409
2010 32 AAA LEH 8 7 58.2 11.29 6.19 1.83 0.93 72.3% 4.91 4.25 .372
2011 33 AAA FRE 2 2 11.1 13.78 4.05 3.40 0.81 91.7% 1.59 2.66 .329
2011 33 MAJ SF 30 28 179.7 6.96 3.06 2.28 0.75 1.39 81.4% 91.4 MPH 2.71 3.84 .288
2012 34 AAA FRE 2 2 10.0 10.80 3.60 3.00 0.00 84.6% 1.80 2.00 .357
2012 34 MAJ SF 31 31 189.7 7.50 2.94 2.55 0.81 1.10 75% 90.7 MPH 3.37 3.81 .290
2013 35 A+ SAN 2 1 2.2 12.27 4.09 3.00 4.09 0% 6.75 9.11 .000
2013 35 R SCO 2 1 2.0 9.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 1.20 .355
2013 35 AA RIC 2 2 11.0 6.55 1.64 4.00 0.82 100% 0.82 3.47 .281
2013 35 MAJ SF 19 19 103.7 5.82 3.30 1.76 1.30 1.48 65.3% 89.0 MPH 5.73 5.06 .326
2014 36 MAJ SF 32 32 184.7 7.36 2.83 2.60 0.88 1.16 70.6% 90.5 MPH 4.00 3.92 .302
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3-Year Averages     27 27 159.3 7.06 2.94 2.40 0.90 70.5% 4.12 3.92 .303
Career     234 143 972.7 6.76 3.45 1.96 0.93 70% 4.42 4.24 .305

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2014 Stat Review for Ryan Vogelsong    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2013 (min 140 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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2.60 K/BB
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7.36 K/9
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2.83 BB/9
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90.5 MPH Fastball
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0.9 HR/9
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1.16 GB/FB Ratio
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ERA/WHIP/FIP

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4.00 ERA
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1.28 WHIP
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3.92 FIP
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BABIP/Strand

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

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.302 BABIP
ABOVE AVERAGE
70.6% Strand Rate
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2015 Projected Stats Breakdown for Ryan Vogelsong

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Ryan Vogelsong: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Vogelsong will start Game 4 of the World Series against the Royals next Saturday, Alex Pavlovic of the San Jose Mercury News reports.

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Vogelsong will start Game 4 of the NLCS against the Cardinals on Wednesday, Bay Area News Group reports.

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Vogelsong would start for the Giants in a potential Game 4 against the Nationals, the San Francisco Chronicle's John Shea reports.

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Vogelsong (8-13) gave up four runs (three earned) on six hits over 5.1 innings pitched against the Padres on Friday night while taking the loss.

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Vogelsong allowed two earned runs on four hits and a walk while striking out five in five innings in the Giants' 8-2 loss to the Padres on Sunday.

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Vogelsong allowed four runs on six hits with four walks and five strikeouts Monday in a loss to the Diamondbacks.

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Vogelsong threw a two-hitter over 6.2 innings in a victory over the Diamondbacks on Wednesday, walking five and striking out three.

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Vogelsong gave up eight runs on 10 hits -- including four home runs -- over five innings in his start against the Rockies on Wednesday.

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Vogelsong struck out seven and walked one while holding the Brewers to two runs on four hits over seven innings in a winning effort on Friday night.

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Vogelsong allowed three runs on four hits and four walks over 5.1 innings Sunday against the Nationals.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2014

Vogelsong chased away the skeptics after repeating his 2011 success in 2012, but that skepticism has returned after having a horrific 2013 season. He had a 7.19 ERA through the first couple months of the season, and when it looked like he was finally putting a dominant start together, he got hit by a pitch while trying to bunt and was out for a couple of months with a broken hand. Vogelsong returned in August and put up a 4.55 ERA in the second half, but it wasn't nearly enough to save a lost season. A likely cause of his poor results could be a drop in velocity of approximately one mph off of all of his pitches from a year ago. His two-seam fastball also didn't have as much bite as it did in 2012, and it led to a -9.4 wFB after he posted a 9.5 wFB in 2012 and a 16.3 wFB in 2011. It is important to note that Vogelsong pitched deep into the the 2012 postseason and also partook in the 2013 World Baseball Classic prior to the season, so his drop in velocity could have been the result of a tired arm. It could also simply be that he is 36 years old, and his window for dominant pitching closed quickly after being opened so late in his career. Re-signed by the Giants in December, Vogelsong will attempt to chew up innings every fifth day again in 2014.

2013

Vogelsong followed up his surprise 2011 campaign with a strong performance in 2012. As expected, his ERA increased to 3.37, but his strikeout rate also increased to 7.5 K/9 while he lowered his walk rate to a career-best 2.9 BB/9. His below average BABIP (.284) and HR/FB rate (8.2 percent) fall right in line with his career rates, and he has pitched extremely well in AT&T Park since last year (2.15 in 2011 and 2.79 in 2012). In addition, his below average line drive rate (18.5 percent) helped to contribute to his BABIP. It is more likely that Vogelsong will finish with an ERA above 3.50 this season as his peripherals will somewhat regress.

2012

Vogelsong finished 2011 with a 2.71 ERA and 1.252 WHIP, and while his 139:61 K:BB ratio over 179.2 innings wasn't overly impressive, he was no fluke. There's little doubt his ERA will climb next season after leaving 80.4 percent of his baserunners stranded and carrying a .280 BABIP, but he'll enter 2012 as the Giants' No. 4 starter, and there's no reason to expect him to be a major bust, even if regression is a certainty. Just make sure not to draft him off last year's numbers, but he's in the right park to remain plenty valuable, especially if others in your league don't believe in him at all.

2006

The Pirates are considering Vogelsong for the fifth starter's spot after he showed promise out of the bullpen with a decent second-half performance in 2005. Pittsburgh's primary return in the ill-fated 2001 Jason Schmidt deal, Vogelsong has gotten every possible chance to succeed at the major-league level. He hasn't been good. In 2004, he sported the major's worst earned run average among qualified starters, with a 6.50 ERA in 133 innings. Last year he started off on the same track, posting a pre All-Star game mark of 5.49. He cleaned things up a bit after the break, with a 3.49 ERA. It will take a lot to undo the last couple years of futility. He's always had the stuff to be successful, but has yet to put it all together.

2005

Vogelsong secured the fifth spot in the Pittsburgh starting rotation after his outstanding performance in Spring Training last year, but he struggled with his command all season and lost his starting job to Sean Burnett before returning to the rotation after Kris Benson was traded in July. He’ll compete for the fifth rotation spot once again this spring, but unless he is light’s out, he figures to head north as a swing-man.

2004

Vogelsong bounced back well enough from elbow troubles last season, but his upside is limited. Acquired from the Giants in the 2001 Jason Schmidt give-away, he has showed flashes of competence, but he will be just one of many fighting for the job as Pittsburgh's fifth starter.

2003

Elbow surgery at the end of 2001 cost Vogelsong most of 2002. He made a dozen starts in the minors, almost none of them effective. He’ll have his ups and downs in 2003, and the Pirates would do well to let him work through them at Nashville until he has some success.