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Robbie Ray

26-Year-Old Pitcher – Arizona Diamondbacks

2017 Stats

W-L

15-5

ERA

2.89

WHIP

1.15

K

218

SV

0

2018 RotoWire Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

2016 Robbie Ray was not as bad as his win-loss record and ERA. Conversely, he was not as good as his 2017 win-loss record and ERA either. There are a few truisms with Ray: he is going to get a ton of ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 195   DOB: 10/1/1991   BORN: Brentwood, TN   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 12th Rd   

October 9, 2017  –  Robbie Ray News

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Ray was the pitcher of record in the Diamondbacks' 8-5 loss to the Dodgers on Saturday in Game 2 of the series. He lasted 4.1 innings and was charged with four runs on four hits, four walks and three wild pitches while striking out six batters.

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Robbie Ray 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
2010 18 A VER 1 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
2011 19 A HAG 20 20 0 89.0 71 31 3 95 38 2 3 0 0 0 3.13 1.22
2012 20 A POT 22 21 0 105.2 122 77 14 86 49 4 12 0 0 0 6.56 1.63
2013 21 A POT 11 16 0 84.0 60 29 9 100 41 6 3 0 0 0 3.11 1.20
2013 21 AA HAR 11 11 1 58.0 56 24 4 60 21 5 2 0 0 0 3.72 1.33
2014 22 AAA TOL 20 19 0 100.1 106 47 6 75 44 7 6 0 0 0 4.22 1.50
2014 22 MAJ DET 9 6 0 28.7 43 26 5 19 11 1 4 0 0 1 8.16 1.88
2015 23 AAA REN 9 9 0 41.2 44 17 1 57 27 2 3 0 0 0 3.67 1.72
2015 23 MAJ ARI 23 23 0 127.7 121 50 9 119 49 5 12 0 0 0 3.52 1.33
2016 24 MAJ ARI 32 32 0 174.3 185 95 24 218 71 8 15 0 0 0 4.90 1.47
2017 25 A+ VIS 1 1 0 4.2 4 2 0 11 2 0 1 0 0 0 3.86 1.43
2017 25 MAJ ARI 28 28 1 162.0 116 52 23 218 71 15 5 0 0 0 2.89 1.15
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3-Year Averages     27 27 0 154.7 140 65 18 185 63 9 10 0 0 0 3.78 1.31
Career  (View All)     92 89 1 492.7 465 223 61 574 202 29 36 0 4.07 1.35

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Robbie Ray 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
Oct. 1 @KC 1.7 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.89 1.15
Sep. 26 SF 5.0 3 2 0 1 2 5 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 2.86 1.16
Sep. 20 @SD 4.3 5 5 5 3 5 6 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.95 1.17
Sep. 15 @SF 7.0 6 2 1 0 0 10 0 1 0 W 0 0 0 2.74 1.13
Sep. 10 SD 6.0 4 2 2 0 2 12 0 1 0 W 0 0 0 2.81 1.15
Sep. 4 @LAD 7.7 3 0 0 0 0 14 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 2.80 1.15
Aug. 30 LAD 6.7 4 1 1 1 2 10 1 0 0 W 0 0 0 2.97 1.20
Aug. 24 @NYM 5.0 2 1 1 1 2 9 1 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.06 1.21
Jul. 28 @StL 1.7 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.11 1.23
Last 14 Games (Team)
3 Games Pitched:  Avg. 3.7 IP/G
11.0 9 8 6 5 7 12 0 0 0 1-0 0 0 0 4.91 1.45
Last 30 Games (Team)
7 Games Pitched:  Avg. 5.5 IP/G
38.3 26 13 10 6 11 58 1 2 0 5-0 0 0 0 2.35 0.97
Last 60 Games (Team)
9 Games Pitched:  Avg. 5.0 IP/G
45.0 29 14 11 7 14 69 2 2 0 6-0 0 0 0 2.20 0.96

Robbie Ray Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201712349625205.216
2016185591143923.251
201514132834832.262

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2017542169659116218.195
20165911596014223321.272
20154048741872237.252

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201775.07409939134.081.35
201682.35609730115.361.57
201555.3160572354.881.55

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201787.081011932101.860.99
201692.039012141134.501.38
201572.3460622642.491.16
Robbie Ray vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Robbie Ray 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
2010 18 A VER 1 0 1.0 18.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 -0.80 .000
2011 19 A HAG 20 20 89.0 9.61 3.84 2.50 0.30 73.6% 3.13 3.19 .304
2012 20 A POT 22 21 105.2 7.36 4.19 1.76 1.20 59.9% 6.56 5.01 .339
2013 21 A POT 11 16 84.0 10.71 4.39 2.44 0.96 78.3% 3.11 3.82 .271
2013 21 AA HAR 11 11 58.0 9.31 3.26 2.86 0.62 72.6% 3.72 3.42 .334
2014 22 AAA TOL 20 19 100.1 6.74 3.96 1.70 0.54 71.5% 4.22 3.89 .325
2014 22 MAJ DET 9 6 28.7 5.97 3.45 1.73 1.57 0.95 57.1% 91.3 MPH 8.16 5.29 .381
2015 23 AAA REN 9 9 41.2 12.45 5.90 2.11 0.22 77.1% 3.67 2.71 .421
2015 23 MAJ ARI 23 23 127.7 8.39 3.45 2.43 0.63 1.45 74.5% 93.3 MPH 3.52 3.59 .317
2016 24 MAJ ARI 32 32 174.3 11.25 3.67 3.07 1.24 1.71 69.4% 94.1 MPH 4.90 3.81 .370
2017 25 A+ VIS 1 1 4.2 23.57 4.29 5.50 0.00 66.7% 3.86 -0.61 .826
2017 25 MAJ ARI 28 28 162.0 12.11 3.94 3.07 1.28 1.17 82.3% 94.3 MPH 2.89 3.76 .280
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3-Year Averages     27 27 154.7 10.77 3.67 2.94 1.05 74.6% 3.78 3.54 .327
Career     92 89 492.7 10.49 3.69 2.84 1.11 73.3% 4.07 3.75 .331

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Robbie Ray Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 P 127.7 -1 6 -1 0 55 -1 128 -1
2016 P 174.3 2 13 2 0 82 0 174 2
2017 P 162 -1 6 -1 0 75 -1 162 -1
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 P -1 1 0 0 -1 0 -1
2016 P 0 -1 0 -1 2 0 0
2017 P 1 0 0 -1 -1 0 -1

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2017 Stat Review for Robbie Ray    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2016 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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3.07 K/BB
AVERAGE
12.11 K/9
ELITE
3.94 BB/9
POOR
94.3 MPH Fastball
GREAT
1.3 HR/9
WEAK
1.17 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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2.89 ERA
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1.15 WHIP
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3.76 FIP
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BABIP/Strand

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

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.280 BABIP
BELOW AVERAGE
82.3% Strand Rate
HIGH

2018 Projected Stats Breakdown for Robbie Ray

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Robbie Ray: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Ray was charged with one run over 2.1 innings in relief Wednesday in the Diamondbacks' 11-8 win over the Rockies in the National League wild-card game. He gave up two hits and struck out three in the 34-pitch outing.

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Ray didn't factor into the decision during Sunday's 14-2 win at Kansas City, lasting only 1.2 innings while allowing one run on one hit with one strikeout.

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Manager Torey Lovullo said Ray's start Sunday will "probably [be] a shorter outing," Nick Piecoro of The Arizona Republic reports.

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Ray will start Sunday's regular-season finale against the Royals.

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Ray (15-5) picked up the win over the Giants on Tuesday, allowing two unearned runs on three hits and two walks over five innings while striking out five.

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Ray was tagged for five runs on five hits -- including three home runs -- and five walks over 4.1 innings Wednesday but was able to escape with a no-decision in a 13-7 win over the Padres. He struck out six.

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Ray (14-5) picked up the win over the Giants on Friday, allowing two runs (one earned) on six hits over seven innings while striking out 10.

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Ray (13-5) earned the win over the Padres on Sunday, allowing two runs on four hits and two walks while striking out 12 over six innings.

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Ray (12-5) struck out 14 batters and gave up just three hits over 7.2 innings to earn the victory Monday against the Dodgers.

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Ray (11-5) earned the win after allowing one run and striking out 10 in 6.2 innings of work Wednesday against the Dodgers. He scattered four hits and walked two batters.

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2018

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2017

If fantasy baseball pitchers were measured just in terms of strikeout rate, Ray might be among the first arms taken in drafts. He finished last season with an 11.3 K/9, which ranked second in the majors. Ray struck out 10 or more batters four times. Ray often racked up the strikeouts only to surround them with mediocre overall stats. Walks have been a big part of the issue. Ray walked 3.7 hitters per nine innings last season, which is in line with his career 3.6 BB/9. Ray's propensity for issuing free passes offsets his ability to miss bats and helps explain his 1.45 career WHIP. If -- and this is a big if -- Ray could cut down on the walks, he'd likely take off and post stellar fantasy numbers. Even if he does not improve upon last season's ratios, the strikeouts alone make him a solid middle-round investment in mixed leagues, and he should be particularly appealing for owners looking to supplement a low-ratios/middling-strikeouts starter taken ahead of him in drafts.

2016

Though his win-loss numbers didnít show it, Ray put together a solid 2015 for the Diamondbacks. He struck out 119 batters and compiled a 3.52 ERA (3.53 FIP) across 127.2 innings, and according to his 1.7 WAR, he was second the second best pitcher on the team, trailing only closer Brad Ziegler. It was a marked improvement from 2014, when Ray posted an 8.16 ERA in nine games (six starts) for Detroit. Ray could still probably stand to improve his control - he walked 3.5 batters per nine innings in 2015, which matched his 2014 rate. While he didnít join the rotation for good until June last year, Ray should be a staple in the D-Backs rotation at the outset of 2016. However, this is a team that has cycled through rotation arms with frequency over the past couple seasons, so if Ray struggles there will be another middling option waiting to take his place.

2015

The Tigers were high enough on Ray to make him the key piece in the Doug Fister trade prior to the 2014 season. Unfortunately, Ray's lone season in the Tigers' organization was a rough one. The 23-year-old lefty split time between Triple-A Toledo and Detroit. In 20 appearances for the Mud Hens, Ray went 7-6 with a 4.22 ERA, 1.50 WHIP and 75:44 K:BB ratio in 100.1 innings. His time in Detroit was even bumpier, but on the plus side, Ray did impress in the Arizona Fall League, allowing three earned runs and striking out 12 in 11 innings. Although it was a disappointing year, it was Ray's first taste of Triple-A and major league ball, and with a fastball that touches 93 mph, a changeup and an improving slider, there's reason for optimism heading into his first year with Arizona. Harnessing his control is the biggest obstacle Ray needs to hurdle before the start of the regular season. If Ray can nab the final spot in the Diamondbacks' rotation, he'll garner some interest in deep mixed and NL-only leagues.

2014

Ray broke through at High-A last year and held his own as a 21-year-old after a promotion to Double-A, and the Nationals wasted no time cashing in his new-found prospect status by dealing him for Doug Fister. Ray's control remains a work in progress, and given the Tigers' recent failures to develop left-handers with similar profiles (Exhibit A: Andrew Oliver) he can hardly be considered can't-miss. However, if Ray does build on last year's success, a 2015 major league debut seems likely.