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Phil Humber

31-Year-Old Pitcher – Oakland Athletics

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LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: NO   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 210   DOB: 12/21/1982   BORN: Nacogdoches, TX   COLLEGE: Rice   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Phil Humber Contract Information:

Signed a minor league deal with the A's in November of 2013.

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Phil Humber 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 22 A St. 14 14 0 70.1 74 39 6 65 18 2 6 0 4.99 1.31
2005 22 AA BIN 1 1 0 4.0 4 3 0 2 2 0 1 0 6.75 1.50
2006 23 AA BIN 6 6 0 34.3 25 11 4 36 10 2 2 0 2.88 1.02
2006 23 AAA NOR 0 0 0 .0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 999.99 0.00
2006 23 MAJ NYM 2 0 0 2.0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0.00 0.50
2007 24 AAA NEW 25 25 0 139.0 129 66 21 120 44 11 9 0 4.27 1.24
2007 24 MAJ NYM 3 1 0 7.0 9 6 1 2 2 0 0 0 7.71 1.57
2008 25 AAA ROC 31 23 0 136.3 145 69 21 106 49 10 8 0 4.56 1.42
2008 25 MAJ MIN 5 0 0 11.7 11 6 4 6 5 0 0 0 4.63 1.37
2009 26 AAA ROC 23 22 0 119.7 134 71 15 87 45 7 9 0 5.34 1.50
2009 26 MAJ MIN 8 0 0 9.0 17 8 1 9 9 0 0 0 8.00 2.89
2010 27 AAA Oma 21 20 1 118.2 131 59 17 80 20 5 6 0 0 0 4.47 1.28
2010 27 MAJ KC 8 1 0 21.7 22 10 1 16 7 2 1 0 0 1 4.15 1.34
2011 28 AAA Cha 1 1 0 5.0 7 4 1 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 7.20 1.60
2011 28 MAJ CWS 28 26 0 163.0 151 68 14 116 41 9 9 0 0 0 3.75 1.18
2012 29 AA Bir 1 1 0 6.0 2 1 0 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.50 0.33
2012 29 AAA Cha 1 2 0 6.1 8 4 1 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 5.68 1.97
2012 29 MAJ CWS 26 16 1 102.0 113 73 23 85 44 5 5 0 0 0 6.44 1.54
2013 30 AAA Okl 20 7 0 50.0 57 26 7 38 18 2 4 0 0 0 4.68 1.50
2013 30 MAJ HOU 17 7 0 54.7 75 48 9 36 20 0 8 0 2 0 7.90 1.74
2014 31 AAA Sac 7 0 0 9.1 9 5 1 12 7 1 1 0 0 0 4.82 1.76
3-Year Averages MAJ   23 16 0 106.6 113 63 15 79 35 4 7 0 0 0 5.32 1.39
Career  (View All) MAJ   97 51 1 371.0 398 219 53 272 129 16 23 0 5.31 1.42

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Phil Humber Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20131431213551565.433
201226449287012012.302
201139469211001818.273

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201311624720504.189
20121983616435211.243
2011256381649806.209

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201319.3040138511.172.02
201248.00304734148.441.96
201168.3360521853.821.17

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201335.3040231246.111.58
201254.0520381094.671.17
201188.0630551993.891.20
Phil Humber 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 22 A St. 14 14 70.1 8.35 2.31 3.61 0.77 61.6% 4.99 3.23 .339
2005 22 AA BIN 1 1 4.0 4.50 4.50 1.00 0.00 50% 6.75 3.70 .301
2006 23 AA BIN 6 6 34.3 9.44 2.62 3.60 1.05 77.4% 2.88 3.67 .257
2006 23 AAA NOR 0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 999.99 .00 .000
2006 23 MAJ NYM 2 0 2.0 9.00 4.50 2.00 0.00 0.33 100% 0.00 2.75 .000
2007 24 AAA NEW 25 25 139.0 7.77 2.85 2.73 1.36 70.4% 4.27 4.58 .284
2007 24 MAJ NYM 3 1 7.0 2.57 2.57 1.00 1.29 0.58 50% 7.71 5.37 .311
2008 25 AAA ROC 31 23 136.3 7.00 3.23 2.16 1.39 72.3% 4.56 4.86 .308
2008 25 MAJ MIN 5 0 11.7 4.63 3.86 1.20 3.09 1.42 83.3% 90.1 MPH 4.63 7.96 .206
2009 26 AAA ROC 23 22 119.7 6.54 3.38 1.93 1.13 65.9% 5.34 4.70 .322
2009 26 MAJ MIN 8 0 9.0 9.00 9.00 1.00 1.00 1.13 72% 90.8 MPH 8.00 5.74 .494
2010 27 AAA Oma 21 20 118.2 6.09 1.52 4.00 1.29 68.7% 4.47 4.38 .310
2010 27 MAJ KC 8 1 21.7 6.65 2.91 2.29 0.42 1.28 67.9% 91.6 MPH 4.15 3.43 .318
2011 28 AAA Cha 1 1 5.0 9.00 1.80 5.00 1.80 57.1% 7.20 4.40 .397
2011 28 MAJ CWS 28 26 163.0 6.40 2.26 2.83 0.77 1.35 69.7% 90.5 MPH 3.75 3.76 .285
2012 29 AA Bir 1 1 6.0 7.50 0.00 0.00 0.00 50% 1.50 1.53 .144
2012 29 AAA Cha 1 2 6.1 5.90 5.90 1.00 1.48 72.7% 5.68 5.99 .347
2012 29 MAJ CWS 26 16 102.0 7.50 3.88 1.93 2.03 0.78 62.7% 90.5 MPH 6.44 5.88 .308
2013 30 AAA Okl 20 7 50.0 6.84 3.24 2.11 1.26 72.1% 4.68 5.30 .327
2013 30 MAJ HOU 17 7 54.7 5.93 3.29 1.80 1.48 1.41 54.7% 90.1 MPH 7.90 5.18 .358
2014 31 AAA Sac 7 0 9.1 11.87 6.92 1.71 0.99 73.3% 4.82 4.30 .369
3-Year Averages MAJ   23 16 106.6 6.67 2.96 2.26 1.27 63.9% 5.32 4.53 .307
Career MAJ   97 51 371.0 6.60 3.13 2.11 1.29 65% 5.31 4.67 .308

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2014 Stat Review for Phil Humber    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2013 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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1.71 K/BB
TERRIBLE
11.87 K/9
ELITE
6.92 BB/9
TERRIBLE
0.0 MPH Fastball
TERRIBLE
1.0 HR/9
WEAK
0.00 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME FLYBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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4.82 ERA
TERRIBLE
1.76 WHIP
TERRIBLE
4.30 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

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

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.369 BABIP
HIGH
73.3% Strand Rate
LOW

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Career Pitcher vs. Batter Stats    (View All Matchup Data)

Worst Matchups for Phil Humber (by OPS against, min 5 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Mike Trout ANA 7 4 2 3 2 0 0 .571 1.571 2.238
A.J. Pierzynski BOS 7 5 1 2 0 0 0 .714 1.143 1.857
Prince Fielder TEX 5 3 1 4 0 0 0 .600 1.200 1.800
Carlos Santana CLE 9 5 1 3 2 1 0 .556 1.111 1.747
Andy Dirks DET 7 4 1 2 0 1 0 .571 1.143 1.714
Maicer Izturis TOR 7 5 0 3 0 0 0 .714 .857 1.571
Jarrod Saltalamacchia MIA 11 5 2 6 0 2 1 .455 1.091 1.545
Leonys Martin TEX 5 2 0 3 0 0 0 .400 1.000 1.500
Joe Mauer MIN 8 4 1 3 2 3 1 .500 .875 1.475
Darwin Barney CHI-N 5 3 0 0 1 0 0 .600 .800 1.467

Best Matchups for Phil Humber (by OPS against, min 5 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Kyle Seager SEA 7 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .000 .000
Rajai Davis DET 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Alfonso Soriano NY-A 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Grady Sizemore BOS 6 0 0 0 0 3 0 .000 .000 .000
Daric Barton OAK 6 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Derek Jeter NY-A 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Juan Uribe LA 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Ryan Zimmerman WAS 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Melky Cabrera TOR 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Dioner Navarro TOR 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000

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Phil Humber: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

The A's have signed Humber, Matt Eddy of Baseball America reports.

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Humber will rejoin the Astros from Triple-A Oklahoma City, the Houston Chronicle reports.

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Humber has accepted his assignment to Triple-A Round Rock, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

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Humber was outrighted to Triple-A Round Rock on Wednesday.

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Humber was designated for assignment Sunday, the Houston Chronicle reports.

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In his second relief appearance of the year, Humber gave up five runs on five hits in just two-thirds of an inning.

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Humber made his first relief appearance of the season Thursday, retiring four batters with three strikeouts.

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Humber has been moved to the bullpen, MLB.com's Brian McTaggart reports.

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Humber fell to 0-7 as he gave up eight earned runs on eight hits in just four innings against Detroit on Sunday.

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Humber took another loss Tuesday, giving up four earned runs to the Yankees on nine hits and two walks while striking out two in six innings.

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Astros manager Bo Porter said Friday that Humber will remain in the starting rotation, Brian T. Smith of the Houston Chronicle reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Humber pitched a perfect game in his second start of 2012, but it was all downhill from there. He went on to allow 19 home runs over his next 14 starts. He fell out of the rotation in early August, and then he fell out of use completely by mid-September. After being claimed off waivers by the Astros in November, Humber signed a contract that includes an option for 2014. He will be given an opportunity to earn a rotation spot with his new club in spring training, but will not benefit from a league change with the Astros' move into the American League West for 2013.

2012

Humber went from a waiver wire pickup to one of the White Sox's most reliable starters in 2011, and his success forced the club to roll six deep in the rotation. His ERA and batting average against faded the second half of the season, but his strikeout rate increased by nearly 3.0 K/9IP. His groundball tendencies play well at US Cellular Field, and his ratios might become more impressive if the defense behind him improves. He will open the year as the club's third or fourth starter, depending on whether the Sox deal any pitchers ahead of him.

2011

Once a big piece of the trade that sent Johan Santana to the Mets, Humber will play for his third team in three years after he was picked up off waivers by Oakland in December. Humber looked to be a starter in the minors, but now looks destined to be a career bullpen pitcher who makes the occasional spot start.

2009

Humber struggled at the start of last season at Triple-A (5.55 ERA and allowed 15 home runs in 24 games) and was moved to the bullpen. He worked out his problems and excelled when moved back to the rotation, going 6-1 with a 2.62 ERA and 53:13 K:BB ratio over his last 10 starts at Triple-A and earning a September callup to the big leagues. The 2004 third-overall pick doesn't have as much velocity as before his 2005 Tommy John surgery (he now throws in the mid-to-low 90s), so his upside may be limited. He'll compete for a long relief/spot starter job this spring.

2008

In his second season back from 2005 Tommy John surgery, Humber opened the season at Triple-A, but struggled with his consistency all year. The rule of thumb is that it takes two years from the surgery to get back to 100 percent, so Humber should have been there in 2007, but the lack of velocity on his fastball - low 90's vs. mid 90's before the operation - is a bit of a concern. It may be a case where he needs more time to be comfortable on the mound, but his status as a prospect has plummeted. Humber, who has a plus curveball and a good changeup, was hit hard in first ever major league start last year, but he may get a shot at competing for a rotation spot in spring training, though Triple-A is a more likely destination.

2007

Humber over-threw after signing late following the 2004 draft, which led to an abdominal strain, altered mechanics and finally Tommy John surgery. He made a quicker-than-expected recovery, returning to action about a year after the surgery, and after struggling early, he dominated Low-A and advanced up the ladder to earn a short stint in the majors at season's end. Part of Humber's success following his return from Tommy John surgery was due to the development of his changeup, which complements his mid-90s fastball and above-average curveball, giving him another pitch that hitters need to be concerned about at the plate. Humber was shut down in the AFL due to tendinitis in his shoulder, but that was more precautionary than anything else, and he is expected to start 2007 at Triple-A Norfolk with a mid-season call up to the majors feasible.

2006

Humber was the Mets' first-round pick and the third overall selection in 2004 but he didn't sign until January 2005. Given the off-time, he began over-throwing, which led to an abdominal strain, altered mechanics, and finally, Tommy John surgery. Most pitchers need two full years to fully recover, so don't expect much from Humber until mid-2007. When healthy, he mixed a fastball that touched 97 mph with a curveball that many scouts considered the best breaking pitch in the 2004 draft.

2005

Humber, whom the Mets drafted third overall in the 2004 draft out of Rice university, finally signed in January 2005. Upon his signing, he automatically became one of the team's best, and perhaps most advanced, pitching prospect. Humber possesses a fastball that touches 97 mph and what many considered to be the best breaking pitch (curveball) in the entire draft. The expectation is that he won't need much minor-league seasoning, and could see Shea Stadium in either late-2005, or more realistically, sometime in 2006.

2004

The Rice University product can routinely works in the low 90s with his fastball and can get into the mid-90 range on occasion. His curveball could become world-class and is his true out-pitch. Has been injury-free and is perhaps is the safest choice of the top–tier of the 2004 draft class, but may not have the highest upside.