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Alex Wilson

31-Year-Old Pitcher – Detroit Tigers

2018 Stats

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0-2

ERA

6.52

WHIP

1.24

K

7

SV

0

2018 Preseason Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Low-strikeout relievers are typically undesirable assets in the fantasy game and Wilson is no exception. Wilson averaged just 6.3 K/9 in 66 appearances with the Tigers last season before suffering a n...

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2018 ADP:  478.26

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 215   DOB: 11/3/1986   BORN: Dhahran, Saudi Arabia   COLLEGE: Texas A&M   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Alex Wilson Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year, $1.925 million deal with the Tigers in January of 2018, avoiding arbitration.

April 18, 2018  –  Alex Wilson News

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Wilson recorded his second hold of the season in Wednesday's win over the Orioles. He retired two batters, one via strikeout, and walked one.

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Alex Wilson 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
2009 22 A LOW 13 13 0 36.0 10 2 0 33 7 0 1 0 0.50 0.47
2010 23 A SAL 16 11 0 55.2 43 21 4 50 15 2 1 0 0 0 3.40 1.05
2010 23 AA POR 16 16 0 78.1 95 58 15 56 34 4 5 0 0 0 6.66 1.65
2011 24 AA POR 4 21 0 112.0 103 38 8 99 37 9 4 0 0 0 3.05 1.25
2011 24 AAA PAW 4 4 0 21.0 19 8 2 24 7 1 0 0 0 0 3.43 1.24
2012 25 AAA PAW 40 3 0 72.2 76 30 3 78 33 5 3 1 0 0 3.72 1.51
2013 26 AAA PAW 14 0 0 17.0 17 7 2 16 5 3 1 0 0 0 3.71 1.29
2013 26 MAJ BOS 26 0 0 27.7 34 15 0 22 14 1 1 0 0 1 4.88 1.73
2014 27 AAA PAW 35 0 0 41.1 38 20 2 40 23 6 1 5 0 0 4.35 1.48
2014 27 MAJ BOS 18 0 0 28.3 20 6 3 19 5 1 0 0 1 0 1.91 0.88
2015 28 AAA TOL 4 0 0 5.1 4 0 0 5 1 1 0 3 0 0 0.00 0.98
2015 28 MAJ DET 59 1 0 70.0 61 17 5 38 11 3 3 2 2 7 2.19 1.03
2016 29 A+ LAK 2 1 0 3.1 7 3 2 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 8.10 2.26
2016 29 AAA TOL 2 0 0 1.2 2 1 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.40 2.50
2016 29 MAJ DET 62 0 0 73.0 68 24 5 49 21 4 0 0 4 14 2.96 1.22
2017 30 MAJ DET 66 0 0 60.0 67 30 7 42 15 2 5 2 5 17 4.50 1.37
2018 31 MAJ DET 7 0 0 9.7 9 7 2 7 3 0 2 0 0 2 6.52 1.24
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3-Year Averages     62 0 0 67.7 65 23 5 43 15 3 2 1 3 12 3.06 1.18
Career  (View All)     238 1 0 268.7 259 99 22 177 69 11 11 4 3.32 1.22

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Alex Wilson Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Team Games To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Apr. 18 Bal 0.7 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 6.52 1.24
Apr. 13 NYY 0.3 2 2 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 7.00 1.22
Apr. 10 @Cle 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 5.19 0.92
Apr. 8 @CWS 0.7 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 4.70 0.91
Apr. 7 @CWS 1.7 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 5.14 0.86
Apr. 3 KC 1.7 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.06 0.94
Mar. 30 Pit 3.7 5 3 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 7.36 1.36
Last 14 Games (Team)
6 Games Pitched:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
6.0 4 4 4 1 3 6 1 1 0 0-1 0 0 2 6.00 1.17
Last 30 Games (Team)
7 Games Pitched:  Avg. 1.4 IP/G
9.7 9 7 7 2 3 7 1 1 0 0-2 0 0 2 6.52 1.24
Last 60 Games (Team)
7 Games Pitched:  Avg. 1.4 IP/G
9.7 9 7 7 2 3 7 1 1 0 0-2 0 0 2 6.52 1.24

Alex Wilson Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201817513101.200
201711919828023.257
20161281813271022.239

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201823226011.300
2017141237391114.298
201616931841803.261

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20186.30104217.111.42
201729.012216814.031.24
201638.310026922.111.17

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20183.30103115.400.90
201731.013026764.941.48
201634.7300231233.891.27
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Alex Wilson 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
2009 22 A LOW 13 13 36.0 8.25 1.75 4.71 0.00 88.2% 0.50 1.95 .127
2010 23 A SAL 16 11 55.2 8.15 2.45 3.33 0.65 68.5% 3.40 3.25 .270
2010 23 AA POR 16 16 78.1 6.45 3.92 1.65 1.73 62.3% 6.66 5.65 .328
2011 24 AA POR 4 21 112.0 7.96 2.97 2.68 0.64 77.3% 3.05 3.38 .305
2011 24 AAA PAW 4 4 21.0 10.29 3.00 3.43 0.86 75% 3.43 3.15 .326
2012 25 AAA PAW 40 3 72.2 9.72 4.11 2.36 0.37 74.5% 3.72 2.95 .368
2013 26 AAA PAW 14 0 17.0 8.47 2.65 3.20 1.06 75% 3.71 3.73 .320
2013 26 MAJ BOS 26 0 27.7 7.16 4.55 1.57 0.00 0.85 68.8% 92.4 MPH 4.88 3.24 .378
2014 27 AAA PAW 35 0 41.1 8.76 5.04 1.74 0.44 69.5% 4.35 3.71 .322
2014 27 MAJ BOS 18 0 28.3 6.04 1.59 3.80 0.95 1.24 86.4% 92.5 MPH 1.91 3.98 .218
2015 28 AAA TOL 4 0 5.1 8.82 1.76 5.00 0.00 100% 0.00 1.83 .299
2015 28 MAJ DET 59 1 70.0 4.89 1.41 3.45 0.64 1.69 82.1% 92.4 MPH 2.19 3.60 .260
2016 29 A+ LAK 2 1 3.1 11.61 0.00 0.00 5.81 80% 8.10 9.01 .513
2016 29 AAA TOL 2 0 1.2 22.50 7.50 3.00 0.00 66.7% 5.40 0.70 .839
2016 29 MAJ DET 62 0 73.0 6.04 2.59 2.33 0.62 1.38 77.4% 91.9 MPH 2.96 3.65 .287
2017 30 MAJ DET 66 0 60.0 6.30 2.25 2.80 1.05 1.28 69.3% 92.8 MPH 4.50 4.22 .321
2018 31 MAJ DET 7 0 9.7 6.52 2.79 2.33 1.86 0.92 50% 91.8 MPH 6.52 5.68 .257
Today's Projections     0 0 .4 6.32 1.79 3.52 0.71 74.7% 3.26 0.21 .303
Today's Projections     0 0 .4 6.32 1.79 3.52 0.71 74.7% 3.26 0.21 .303
Next 7 Days     0 0 3.3 6.10 1.94 3.15 0.77 74.7% 3.34 3.60 .299
Rest Of Season     0 0 60.3 6.12 2.18 2.80 0.85 73.5% 3.59 3.79 .297
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3-Year Averages     62 0 67.7 5.72 2.00 2.87 0.67 76% 3.06 3.55 .289
Career     238 1 268.7 5.93 2.31 2.57 0.74 74.8% 3.32 3.74 .290

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Alex Wilson Defensive Stats

DRS Breakdown
Pos Year Inn DRS (?) Pos Rank Range & Pos (?) OF Arm (?) GFP/DME (?) GDP (?) Bunts (?) Catcher SB (?) Pitcher SB (?) Adj ERA (?) Strike Zone(?)
P 2015 70 1 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
2016 73 -1 - -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 60 1 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 9.7 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2018 Stat Review for Alex Wilson    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2016 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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2.33 K/BB
WEAK
6.52 K/9
POOR
2.79 BB/9
GOOD
91.8 MPH Fastball
WEAK
1.9 HR/9
TERRIBLE
0.92 GB/FB Ratio
BALANCED
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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6.52 ERA
TERRIBLE
1.24 WHIP
AVERAGE
5.68 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

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

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.257 BABIP
LOW
50.0% Strand Rate
LOW

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Alex Wilson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Wilson (0-2) was tagged with the loss Tuesday against the Indians after allowing one run in an inning of work. He struck out two.

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Wilson retired all five batters he faced in Tuesday's 1-0 loss to the Royals, striking out two and generating a pair of groundouts.

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Wilson will pitch out of Detroit's bullpen this season after trying his hand as a starter this spring, Chris McCosky of the Detroit News reports.

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In four innings of Grapefruit League work so far, Wilson has allowed 11 hits and nine earned runs.

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Wilson struck out five and pitched two scoreless innings against Florida Southern in his spring debut Thursday, Evan Woodbery of MLive.com reports.

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Wilson will start the Tigers' exhibition opener Thursday against Florida Southern College, Evan Woodbery of MLive.com reports.

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Wilson (leg) will compete for a rotation spot in spring training, Chris McCosky of The Detroit News reports.

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Wilson (leg) agreed to a one-year, $1.925 million deal with the Tigers on Friday to avoid arbitration, Jason Beck of MLB.com reports.

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Wilson was forced from Saturday's game after suffering a non-displaced fibular fracture on his right leg.

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2018

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2017

Wilson followed up stellar 2014 and 2015 seasons with a solid 2016, putting up a 2.96 ERA and 1.22 WHIP over 73 innings and notching 14 holds in the process. He's still a low-strikeout option, however, with a 6.0 K/9. Wilson's heavy use of his cutter gave him meaningful reverse splits, holding lefties to a .235 average compared to a .256 against righties. Versatility is part of the reason Wilson has been used so heavily by the Tigers the past two seasons, as he's thrown 143 innings between 2015 and 2016. The Tigers picked up veteran closer Francisco Rodriguez's contract for another year, although Wilson probably didn't have a good shot at closing regardless . A righty whose fastball sits in the low 90s and doesn't strike out many hitters, Wilson doesn't fit the bill of a prototypical closer anyway. He could have value as a low-ERA reliever in leagues that reward holds, but only in very deep leagues.

2016

Wilson was one of the few bright spots for the Tigers last season, delivering a 1.03 WHIP and 2.19 ERA in 70.0 innings in a bullpen that swirled the bowl most of the year. He was the de facto closer in D-Town heading into the offseason, but he's not typical closer material -- he struck out just 38 last season and is a groundball machine. In November, Tigers' general manager Al Avila acquired Francisco Rodriguez to put a bow on the ninth inning and the Tigers' bullpen just got a whole lot stronger. Now, Wilson becomes a solid eighth-inning option or an elite seventh-inning man. He'll generate holds without Ks, so your format will dictate his value.

2015

Wilson spent the 2014 season bouncing back and forth between Triple-A Pawtucket and Boston until August when he remained with the Red Sox to finish out the season. He pitched mostly in middle relief, and pitched well, recording a 1.91 ERA in 28.1 innings over 18 appearances. He was much better in the majors than at Triple-A, mainly due to limiting the number of walks issued. Wilson was traded to the Tigers as part of the Rick Porcello deal and will compete for a spot in Detroit's bullpen.

2014

Wilson made the transition from starter to full-time reliever in 2012 and pitched solely out of the bullpen in 2013. A thumb injury put him out of commission in July for an extended period of time, but he returned to pitch for Triple-A Pawtucket late in the season. Prior to the injury, Wilson had a couple of stints in Boston, with mixed results. His control suffered in the move to the 'pen and he was unable to increase the velocity of his low-90s fastball in shorter stints. Still, he has a mound presence and can develop into a valuable middle reliever at the major league level. His lot in baseball life will be as a reliever. With options left, Wilson's expected to work in relief for Pawtucket when the season opens.

2012

Wilson had a relatively successful 2011 season, his third year removed from Tommy John surgery. Most notably he kept opponents off base, decreasing his walks and hits. He says some grip adjustments allowed him to pitch effectively deeper into the season, though he he really needs to improve his changeup. He relies a lot on his fastball/slider repertoire. With the back end of Boston's rotation unsettled and as the club's starting depth exposed as a weakness last year, Wilson may get a call up at some point. There's still some sense that he ends up as a reliever, but he'll work as a starter at Triple-A Pawtucket and see if the improvements he made on his secondary stuff will continue.

2011

Wilson had his first full-season of minor-league ball in 2010, starting with High-A Salem and moving onto Double-A Portland. He was effective at the lower level, but hitters in Double-A proved to be more selective and capable of mashing his fastball when it was left up in the zone. The organization will be looking for him to stay on top of the fastball and work on the lower half of the strike zone. He also needs to establish better separation between his changeup and fastball. He'll open the 2011 season in Portland.

2010

Wilson, rebounding from Tommy John surgery in 2008, was kept to strict pitch-count in 2009. As such, the starter didn't pitch deep into games (2-3 innings). The 2010 season will be all about getting comfortable in professional baseball, while developing secondary pitches. He relies heavily on his fastball (92-93 mph), which he commands well and it could hit the mid-90s as he develops as a pitcher. The slider shows good potential, but his changeup needs work. Those secondary pitches are necessary as he faces more advanced competition than he did last season in the New York-Penn League, where he could use his fastball almost exclusively.