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Sean Doolittle

28-Year-Old Pitcher – Oakland Athletics

2014 Stats

W-L

2-4

ERA

2.73

WHIP

0.73

K

89

SV

22

2014 Preseason 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.

September 19, 2014  –  Sean Doolittle News

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Doolittle notched his 22nd save of the season on Friday against the Phillies as he pitched a perfect ninth inning lowering his ERA to 2.91 on the year.

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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 0.00 0.00
2008 21 A STO 86 0 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 0 999.99 0.00
2009 22 AAA SAC 28 0 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 61 0 0 62.7 38 19 5 89 8 2 4 22 4 5 2.73 0.73
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3-Year Averages     57 0 0 58.2 46 20 3 60 12 3 3 1 3 22 3.09 1.00

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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
Sep. 26 @Tex 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.73 0.73
Sep. 24 LAA 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.77 0.73
Sep. 21 Phi 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 2.82 0.73
Sep. 19 Phi 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.91 0.75
Sep. 17 Tex 0.3 3 5 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 L 0 1 0 2.97 0.76
Sep. 14 @Sea 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.20 0.68
Sep. 13 @Sea 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.24 0.69
Aug. 23 LAA 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.28 0.70
Aug. 22 LAA 0.7 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.32 0.70
Aug. 19 NYM 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.35 0.65
Aug. 14 @KC 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.39 0.65
Aug. 8 Min 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.44 0.64
Aug. 5 TB 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.49 0.63
Aug. 4 TB 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.54 0.64
Jul. 29 @Hou 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.59 0.64
Jul. 26 @Tex 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.64 0.65
Last 14 Days
6 Games:  Avg. 1.1 IP/G
6.3 4 5 5 1 3 8 0 0 0 1-1 1 1 0 7.11 1.11
Last 30 Days
7 Games:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
7.3 4 5 5 1 3 9 0 0 0 1-1 2 1 0 6.14 0.95
Last 60 Days
16 Games:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
16.0 11 5 5 1 5 22 0 0 0 1-1 7 1 0 2.81 1.00

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Sean Doolittle Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2014773209300.118
20139220516202.188
20126718318901.286

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201415957829305.195
201317440837912.227
201212442822202.195

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201436.7221251521.720.60
201339.743131822.951.01
201224.720133412.190.89

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201426.0021038334.150.92
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 0.00 .000
2008 21 A STO 86 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
2008 21 AA MID 51 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 999.99 0.00 .000
2009 22 AAA SAC 28 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .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 0.23 .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 -0.86 .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 61 0 62.7 12.78 1.15 11.13 0.72 0.43 65.9% 94.0 MPH 2.73 1.78 .273
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3-Year Averages     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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11.13 K/BB
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12.78 K/9
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1.15 BB/9
ELITE
94.0 MPH Fastball
GOOD
0.7 HR/9
AVERAGE
0.43 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME FLYBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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2.73 ERA
GOOD
0.73 WHIP
ELITE
1.78 FIP
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BABIP/Strand

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

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.273 BABIP
AVERAGE
65.9% Strand Rate
LOW

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

Doolittle blew the save Wednesday, coughing up five runs on three hits, two walks and a home run while recording only one out against the Rangers.

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Doolittle struck out one in a perfect tenth inning to pick up the save Saturday against the Mariners.

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Doolittle (oblique) has been reinstated from the disabled list.

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Doolittle (oblique) is expected to come off the DL on Friday, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

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Doolittle (oblique) is likely to be activated from the DL on Friday if he comes out of Thursday's session feeling good, the San Francisco Chronicle's Susan Slusser reports.

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Doolittle (oblique) threw 20 pitches to hitters standing in the box Wednesday and said it went great, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

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Doolittle (oblique) threw off a mound Monday and felt good, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

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Doolittle (oblique) will throw a bullpen session in Chicago on Monday, Jane Lee of MLB.com reports.

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Doolittle (oblique) threw a 20-pitch bullpen session from flat ground without any issues Saturday and will be with the team for next week's road trip, MLB.com's Jane Lee 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.