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Sean Doolittle

27-Year-Old Pitcher – Oakland Athletics

2014 Stats

W-L

0-0

ERA

3.12

WHIP

0.81

K

9

SV

1

2014 RotoWire Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Doolittle's impressive transformation from first baseman to reliever continued in 2013 as he managed an ERA approaching 3.00 and a WHIP under 1.00. His strikeout rate dropped from an incredible 11.4 K...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 212   DOB: 9/26/1986   BORN: Rapid City, SD   COLLEGE: Virginia      Show ContractHide Contract

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Sean Doolittle Contract Information:

Signed a five-year deal with the Athletics in April of 2014 that includes two option years through 2020.

April 18, 2014  –  Sean Doolittle News

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Sean Doolittle 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
2007 20 A Kan 55 0 0 .0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
2008 21 A Sto 86 0 0 .0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
2008 21 AA MID 51 0 0 .0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 999.99 0.00
2009 22 AAA SAC 28 0 0 .0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
2011 24 R Pho 1 0 0 1.0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 9.00 1.00
2012 25 A+ Sto 2 0 0 10.1 5 1 0 21 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.87 0.69
2012 25 AA Mid 2 0 0 11.0 2 1 0 19 4 0 0 1 0 0 0.82 0.55
2012 25 AAA Sac 2 0 0 3.2 1 0 0 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.63
2012 25 MAJ OAK 44 0 0 47.3 40 16 3 60 11 2 1 1 1 18 3.04 1.08
2013 26 MAJ OAK 70 0 0 69.0 53 24 4 60 13 5 5 2 5 26 3.13 0.96
2014 27 MAJ OAK 8 0 0 8.7 7 3 2 9 0 0 0 1 1 4 3.12 0.81
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3-Year Averages MAJ   57 0 0 58.2 46 20 3 60 12 3 3 1 3 22 3.09 1.00

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

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Sean Doolittle 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
Apr. 15 @LAA 1.0 2 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 3.12 0.81
Apr. 13 @Sea 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.17 0.65
Apr. 12 @Sea 1.3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 1.35 0.60
Apr. 9 @Min 0.3 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 1.69 0.75
Apr. 6 Sea 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 0.00 0.40
Apr. 3 Sea 2.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.00 0.50
Apr. 2 Cle 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 0.00 0.50
Mar. 31 Cle 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.00 1.00
Last 14 Days
5 Games:  Avg. 0.9 IP/G
4.7 5 3 3 2 0 5 0 0 0 0-0 1 1 3 5.79 1.07
Last 30 Days
8 Games:  Avg. 1.1 IP/G
8.7 7 3 3 2 0 9 0 0 0 0-0 1 1 4 3.12 0.81
Last 60 Days
8 Games:  Avg. 1.1 IP/G
8.7 7 3 3 2 0 9 0 0 0 0-0 1 1 4 3.12 0.81

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Sean Doolittle Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20139220516202.188
20126718318901.286

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201317440837912.227
201212442822202.195

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201339.743131822.951.01
201224.720133412.190.89

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201329.312129523.380.89
201222.701027723.971.28
Sean Doolittle 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
2007 20 A Kan 55 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 .00 .000
2008 21 A Sto 86 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 .00 .000
2008 21 AA MID 51 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 999.99 .00 .000
2009 22 AAA SAC 28 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 .00 .000
2011 24 R Pho 1 0 1.0 18.00 9.00 2.00 0.00 0% 9.00 2.20 .000
2012 25 A+ Sto 2 0 10.1 18.71 1.78 10.50 0.00 85.7% 0.87 .23 .401
2012 25 AA Mid 2 0 11.0 15.55 3.27 4.75 0.00 83.3% 0.82 1.11 .143
2012 25 AAA Sac 2 0 3.2 22.50 2.81 8.00 0.00 100% 0.00 -.86 .494
2012 25 MAJ OAK 44 0 47.3 11.41 2.09 5.45 0.57 0.71 72.9% 93.6 MPH 3.04 2.19 .335
2013 26 MAJ OAK 70 0 69.0 7.83 1.70 4.62 0.52 0.77 67.7% 94.3 MPH 3.13 2.87 .267
2014 27 MAJ OAK 8 0 8.7 9.35 0.00 0.00 2.08 0.50 80% 93.6 MPH 3.12 4.12 .245
2014 Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Sean Doolittle
3-Year Averages MAJ   57 0 58.2 9.28 1.86 5.00 0.46 69.1% 3.09 2.43 .292

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2014 Stat Review for Sean Doolittle    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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0.00 K/BB
TERRIBLE
9.35 K/9
GOOD
0.00 BB/9
ELITE
93.6 MPH Fastball
GOOD
2.1 HR/9
TERRIBLE
0.50 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME FLYBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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3.12 ERA
WEAK
0.81 WHIP
ELITE
4.12 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

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

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.245 BABIP
LOW
80.0% Strand Rate
AVERAGE

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

Worst Matchups for Sean Doolittle (by OPS against, min 2 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Russell Martin PIT 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 .500 2.000 2.667
Paul Konerko CHI-A 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 .500 2.000 2.500
Chris Davis BAL 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 .500 2.000 2.500
Brian Dozier MIN 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 .500 2.000 2.500
Alex Rodriguez NY-A 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Mike Trout ANA 4 2 1 2 0 1 0 .500 1.250 1.750
Alex Rios TEX 3 2 0 1 1 1 1 .667 1.000 1.750
Gregor Blanco SF 4 3 0 1 0 1 0 .750 .750 1.500
Kelly Johnson NY-A 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 .500 1.000 1.500
Jason Kubel MIN 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 .500 1.000 1.500

Best Matchups for Sean Doolittle (by OPS against, min 2 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Daniel Nava BOS 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Ryan Roberts BOS 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Elliot Johnson CLE 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Adam Jones BAL 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
J.J. Hardy BAL 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Brendan Harris LA 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Jose Reyes TOR 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .000 .000
Alexei Ramirez CHI-A 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Desmond Jennings TB 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Derek Jeter NY-A 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000

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Sean Doolittle: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Doolittle blew the save in Tuesday night's game by allowing a two-run, game-tying home run to Mike Trout in the ninth inning.

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Doolittle and Luke Gregerson will continue to share the closing duties for the time being, the San Francisco Chronicle's Susan Slusser reports.

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Doolittle got the save Sunday, facing the top of the Mariners' order to finish the game.

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Doolittle retired all four batters he faced Saturday.

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Doolittle and Luke Gregerson look to be the frontrunners to pick up saves in manager Bob Melvin's closer-by-committee setup, MLB.com's Jane Lee reports.

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Doolittle is now in the mix for saves in Oakland with Jim Johnson out as closer for the time being, MLB.com's Jane Lee reports.

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Doolittle continued his strong spring, throwing a scoreless inning in Saturday's exhibition game against the Rockies.

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Doolittle (calf) threw a bullpen session Monday with no problems and is back on his schedule, Jane Lee of MLB.com reports.

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Doolittle (calf) will throw off a mound Monday, John Hickey of the Bay Area News Group reports.

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Doolittle (calf) expects to throw from a mound in two or three days, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Doolittle was one of the most incredible, yet unsung stories in baseball last year. After operations on both knees and a tendon injury in his right wrist, Doolittle converted from playing first base to become a relief pitcher. After a grand total of 17 appearances across three minor league levels (where he sported a minuscule ERA), Doolittle was called up and ended the season as the lefty reliever that manager Bob Melvin called on late in games. He does not attempt to fool anyone and relies almost solely on the gas (he threw 86.8 percent fastballs in 2012), but still had an exceptional 11.4 K/9. Doolittle figures to be very busy for the A's in the seventh and eighth inning of games, but he will not have much fantasy value in most leagues due to a lack of saves.

2012

Doolittle lived up to his last name again, this year missing the entire season due to wrist injuries after missing the prior two seasons with a knee injury. The A's have given up on him as a hitter, deciding to return him to the mound (he pitched during his college days at Virginia) for one inning in the Arizona Rookie League. They thought enough of him to keep him on the 40-man roster this winter, though there's no telling how his return to the mound will play out.

2010

A knee injury cut short Doolittle's season at Triple-A Sacramento after just 28 games. The A's are trying him in the outfield, likely as a result of Chris Carter's emergence at first base, and while Doolittle hasn't been terrible (.267/.364/.448) he hasn't done a ton to distinguish himself from a typical decent hitting prospect. He doesn't figure to be in the A's plans in 2010, and doesn't project as much more than a reserve player.