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Brad Bergesen

29-Year-Old Pitcher – Free Agent

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: NO   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 210   DOB: 9/25/1985   BORN: Concord, CA   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 4th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Brad Bergesen Contract Information:

In December of 2012, Bergesen signed a one-year, $750,000 contract with the Chunichi Dragons to play in Japan next season.

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Bergesen signed a one-year, $750,000 contract with the Chunichi Dragons to play in Japan next season, the Kyodo news service reports.

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Brad Bergesen 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
2006 20 A A 0 14 0 86.1 97 41 6 49 10 5 4 0 4.27 1.24
2007 21 A DEL 15 15 0 94.3 75 23 3 73 17 7 3 0 2.19 0.98
2007 21 A FRE 10 10 0 56.3 78 36 4 35 9 3 6 0 5.75 1.54
2008 22 A FRE 4 3 0 17.1 15 4 2 15 6 1 1 0 2.08 1.23
2008 22 AA BOW 24 23 0 148.0 143 53 11 72 27 15 6 0 3.22 1.15
2009 23 AAA NOR 1 1 0 6.0 2 2 0 3 2 1 0 0 3.00 0.67
2009 23 MAJ BAL 19 19 0 123.3 126 47 11 65 32 7 5 0 3.43 1.28
2010 24 AAA NOR 3 3 0 14.2 17 7 2 10 3 1 0 0 0 0 4.30 1.41
2010 24 MAJ BAL 30 28 0 170.0 193 94 26 81 51 8 12 0 0 0 4.98 1.44
2011 25 AAA NOR 3 3 1 22.0 14 4 1 18 8 2 1 0 0 0 1.64 1.00
2011 25 MAJ BAL 34 12 1 101.0 119 64 16 61 32 2 7 0 0 0 5.70 1.50
2012 26 AAA NOR 1 10 0 80.1 90 36 10 41 23 4 3 1 0 0 4.03 1.41
2012 26 AAA REN 1 1 0 3.2 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.63
2012 26 MAJ ARI 19 0 0 29.7 29 12 2 18 7 2 1 0 1 0 3.64 1.21
3-Year Averages     26 6 0 65.3 74 38 9 39 19 2 4 0 0 0 5.23 1.42
Career  (View All)     102 59 1 424.0 467 217 55 225 122 19 25 0 4.61 1.39

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Brad Bergesen Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2012508215600.326

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20127110514112.222

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201218.301010425.401.36

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201211.32008300.790.97
Brad Bergesen 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
2006 20 A A 0 14 86.1 5.12 1.05 4.90 0.63 65.3% 4.27 3.63 .320
2007 21 A DEL 15 15 94.3 6.96 1.62 4.29 0.29 77.5% 2.19 2.83 .272
2007 21 A FRE 10 10 56.3 5.59 1.44 3.89 0.64 61.4% 5.75 3.73 .374
2008 22 A FRE 4 3 17.1 7.89 3.16 2.50 1.05 89.5% 2.08 4.02 .281
2008 22 AA BOW 24 23 148.0 4.38 1.64 2.67 0.67 73.6% 3.22 3.80 .277
2009 23 AAA NOR 1 1 6.0 4.50 3.00 1.50 0.00 50% 3.00 4.20 .126
2009 23 MAJ BAL 19 19 123.3 4.74 2.34 2.03 0.80 1.62 75.5% 89.2 MPH 3.43 4.11 .289
2010 24 AAA NOR 3 3 14.2 6.34 1.90 3.33 1.27 72.2% 4.30 4.26 .333
2010 24 MAJ BAL 30 28 170.0 4.29 2.70 1.59 1.38 1.43 68.8% 90.1 MPH 4.98 5.26 .295
2011 25 AAA NOR 3 3 22.0 7.36 3.27 2.25 0.41 85.7% 1.64 3.25 .228
2011 25 MAJ BAL 34 12 101.0 5.44 2.85 1.91 1.43 1.07 64.4% 91.0 MPH 5.70 5.09 .315
2012 26 AAA NOR 1 10 80.1 4.61 2.58 1.78 1.12 74.8% 4.03 4.74 .302
2012 26 AAA REN 1 1 3.2 8.44 2.81 3.00 0.00 100% 0.00 2.26 .142
2012 26 MAJ ARI 19 0 29.7 5.46 2.12 2.57 0.61 1.41 70.6% 91.2 MPH 3.64 3.67 .291
3-Year Averages     26 6 65.3 5.37 2.62 2.05 1.24 65.5% 5.23 4.67 .309
Career     102 59 424.0 4.78 2.59 1.84 1.17 69.7% 4.61 4.72 .298

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Brad Bergesen: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

The Diamondbacks released Bergesen on Wednesday, MLB.com reports.

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Bergesen was called up from Triple-A Reno on Friday, the Diamondbacks' official Twitter reports.

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Bergesen was optioned to Triple-A Reno on Wednesday, the Diamondbacks' official Twitter page reports.

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Bergesen was claimed off waivers by the Diamondbacks on Friday, Baseball Prospectus' Kevin Goldstein reports.

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Bergesen has been designated for assignment, Roch Kubatko of MASNsports.com reports.

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The Orioles have promoted Bergesen from Triple-A Norfolk, the team's official site reports.

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The Orioles are expected to purchase Bergesen's contract from Triple-A Norfolk, the Baltimore Sun's Eduardo A. Encina reports.

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Bergesen has turned in four straight Triple-A quality starts, MASN Sports reports. He's pitched exactly 6.0 innings each game, with 14 strikeouts and six walks.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

When the Orioles designated Bergesen for assignment in July, the D-Backs claimed him off waivers before giving him a look in their bullpen down the stretch. Most of Bergesen's value comes from his ability to induce grounders and pitch multiple innings as needed, as his days as a potential starter appear to be over. An extreme contact pitcher, Bergesen will pitch in Japan in 2013 with an eye toward a potential return to North America down the road.

2012

Bergesen moved into a swingman role for the Orioles in 2011, starting 12 games and relieving another 22. Despite the change in roles, his performance remained poor. Bergesen's ERA shot up to 5.70 as he severely struggled to strand runners, allowing nearly 10 percent more baserunners to score than the average pitcher. At this point, there is little reason Bergesen can break the chains of mediocrity. His value to the Orioles as a rubber-armed innings eater significantly exceeds what he can offer in the traditional rotisserie categories.

2011

Bergesen was a pleasant surprise in 2009, but he struggled from the outset in 2010. As a control pitcher, Bergesen relies on getting players out with the ball in play. However, he allowed 26 home runs in 2010, the same number as he gave up throughout several levels in the previous two seasons combined. With the organization stocked on starters the Orioles may try to convert him into a long reliever, where his arsenal could be a better fit given his ability to induce groundballs, but he doesn't miss enough bats to project into a high-leverage role.

2010

Bergesen was the first of a young wave of Baltimore starters to arrive on the scene in 2009. Though he didn't come with nearly as much hype as Chris Tillman and Brian Matusz, Bergesen may have been the biggest surprise after a 7-5 season. He missed the last month when a ball struck his ankle, but he will be ready for spring training. Bergesen's stuff doesn't blow anyone away but he lures hitters into bad contact and induces plenty of outs on the ground. For now, consider Bergesen a strong candidate for the fourth or fifth spot in the rotation.