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Brandon Finnegan

24-Year-Old Pitcher – Cincinnati Reds

2017 Stats

W-L

1-1

ERA

4.15

WHIP

1.69

K

16

SV

0

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Finnegan took an asymmetrical path toward being in a big league rotation, first rocketing through the Royals' system as a reliever after being drafted in the first round in 2014. He didn't begin his c...

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2017 ADP:  332.17

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 5' 11"   WT: 212   DOB: 4/14/1993   BORN: Fort Worth, TX   COLLEGE: TCU   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Brandon Finnegan Contract Information:

Signed for $2,200,600 in June 2014.

November 3, 2017  –  Brandon Finnegan News

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Finnegan (shoulder) was reinstated from the 60-day DL on Friday.

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Brandon Finnegan 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
2014 21 A WIL 5 5 0 15.0 5 1 1 13 2 0 1 0 0 0 0.60 0.47
2014 21 AA NOR 8 0 0 12.0 15 3 2 13 2 0 3 0 0 0 2.25 1.42
2014 21 MAJ KC 7 0 0 7.0 6 1 0 10 1 0 1 0 0 1 1.29 1.00
2015 22 AA NOR 5 3 0 13.0 10 4 1 13 12 0 1 1 0 0 2.77 1.69
2015 22 AAA LOU 8 8 0 30.1 31 21 3 30 17 0 3 0 0 0 6.23 1.59
2015 22 AAA OMA 6 4 0 14.0 17 11 1 19 7 0 2 0 0 0 7.07 1.71
2015 22 MAJ KC 14 0 0 24.3 16 8 3 21 13 3 0 0 1 0 2.96 1.19
2015 22 MAJ CIN 6 4 0 23.7 21 11 5 24 8 2 2 0 0 0 4.18 1.23
2015  (Multiple Teams) 22 MAJ KC/CIN 20 4 0 48.0 37 19 8 45 21 5 2 0 1 0 3.56 1.21
2016 23 MAJ CIN 31 31 0 172.0 150 76 29 145 84 10 11 0 0 0 3.98 1.36
2017 24 AA PEN 1 2 0 7.0 2 0 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.43
2017 24 AAA LOU 1 1 0 5.0 4 4 2 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 7.20 1.20
2017 24 MAJ CIN 4 4 0 13.0 9 6 1 16 13 1 1 0 0 0 4.15 1.69
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3-Year Averages     19 11 0 75.7 64 32 12 66 35 5 4 0 0 0 3.81 1.31
Career  (View All)     62 39 0 240.0 202 102 38 216 119 16 15 0 3.83 1.34

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Brandon Finnegan 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
Last 14 Games (Team)
0 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 30 Games (Team)
0 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 60 Games (Team)
0 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00

Brandon Finnegan Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20178321000.167
2016165282031512.218
2015541379203.200

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20175113118201.200
20165691176411916427.241
2015143321428515.222

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20178.010010402.250.75
201682.34506928174.151.31
201516.7100181013.241.26

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20175.00106917.203.20
201689.76607656123.811.41
201531.3420271173.731.18
Brandon Finnegan vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Brandon Finnegan 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
2014 21 A WIL 5 5 15.0 7.80 1.20 6.50 0.60 100% 0.60 2.73 .120
2014 21 AA NOR 8 0 12.0 9.75 1.50 6.50 1.50 93.3% 2.25 3.95 .384
2014 21 MAJ KC 7 0 7.0 12.86 1.29 10.00 0.00 2.50 85.7% 92.5 MPH 1.29 0.77 .381
2015 22 AA NOR 5 3 13.0 9.00 8.31 1.08 0.69 85.7% 2.77 4.97 .276
2015 22 AAA LOU 8 8 30.1 8.97 5.08 1.76 0.90 60% 6.23 4.40 .338
2015 22 AAA OMA 6 4 14.0 12.21 4.50 2.71 0.64 56.5% 7.07 2.91 .439
2015 22 MAJ KC 14 0 24.3 7.77 4.81 1.62 1.11 2.85 80.8% 92.7 MPH 2.96 4.80 .214
2015 22 MAJ CIN 6 4 23.7 9.13 3.04 3.00 1.90 1.68 75% 92.7 MPH 4.18 4.93 .272
2015  (Multiple Teams) 22 MAJ KC/CIN 20 4 48.0 8.44 3.94 2.14 1.50 2.16 78% 92.7 MPH 3.56 4.85 .243
2016 23 MAJ CIN 31 31 172.0 7.59 4.40 1.73 1.52 1.21 77.1% 91.7 MPH 3.98 5.24 .262
2017 24 AA PEN 1 2 7.0 6.43 1.29 5.00 0.00 100% 0.00 2.20 .119
2017 24 AAA LOU 1 1 5.0 9.00 3.60 2.50 3.60 50% 7.20 7.60 .180
2017 24 MAJ CIN 4 4 13.0 11.08 9.00 1.23 0.69 2.67 76.2% 93.1 MPH 4.15 4.74 .279
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3-Year Averages     19 11 75.7 7.85 4.16 1.89 1.43 77% 3.81 4.90 .261
Career     62 39 240.0 8.10 4.46 1.82 1.42 77.4% 3.83 5.00 .262

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Brandon Finnegan Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 P 24.3 1 1 1 0 14 1 24 1
2015 P 23.7 1 2 1 0 3 1 24 1
2016 P 172 1 5 1 0 82 -1 172 1
2017 P 13 0 0 0 0 8 0 13 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 P 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
2015 P 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
2016 P 0 -1 0 0 0 0 -1
2017 P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2017 Stat Review for Brandon Finnegan    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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1.23 K/BB
TERRIBLE
11.08 K/9
ELITE
9.00 BB/9
TERRIBLE
93.1 MPH Fastball
GOOD
0.7 HR/9
ELITE
2.67 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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4.15 ERA
WEAK
1.69 WHIP
TERRIBLE
4.74 FIP
POOR
BABIP/Strand

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

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.279 BABIP
BELOW AVERAGE
76.2% Strand Rate
ABOVE AVERAGE

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Brandon Finnegan: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Both of Finnegan's surgically repaired shoulders are fully healed, MLB.com's Mark Sheldon reports. "I will just have a normal offseason. I'm completely healed, both sides," Finnegan said. "I've got more rotation in my right shoulder than I had before I got hurt. That's a good thing. I'll start working out in November and throwing in December. I'll keep up with my running, and that's it."

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Finnegan underwent surgery to repair a torn labrum in his right (non-throwing) shoulder Friday, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports.

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Finnegan (shoulder) was transferred to the 60-day disabled list Sunday.

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Finnegan (shoulder) landed on the disabled list Wednesday, The Cincinnati Enquirer's Zach Buchanan reports.

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Finnegan (shoulder) will be placed on the disabled list with a strained muscle in his shoulder, Zach Buchanan of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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Finnegan (triceps strain) first started feeling some soreness in his triceps during the third inning Monday before being lifted in the fourth inning. His last pitch was an 85 mph fastball, well below his normal velocity, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

Finnegan raced his way through the minors and into the major league bullpen, but it seemed that Kansas City was still looking at him as a future starter. That transition was expedited when he went to Cincinnati via the Johnny Cueto trade and was plugged into their all-rookie rotation at the end of the season. He was lit up for three home runs at St. Louis, but that was his only blip in four starts (all on the road), and even in that game he fanned seven in five innings. Finnegan showed three pitches as a starter, amplifying his changeup usage to 12 percent, and only lost a half mile per hour off of his fastball (92.5 mph average). He gets whiffs with all three offerings and cut his walks substantially while starting (3.0 BB/9, compared to 5.0 as a Reds minor leaguer). The Reds will give him a real chance at starting and even if it doesn’t all come together immediately, he should at least be a strikeout asset.

2015

Finnegan rose quickly through the Kansas City farm system in 2014 after being drafted 17th overall in June, and showed enough promise for manager Ned Yost to be comfortable using the 21-year-old in high-leverage playoff situations down the stretch. He pitched well in those pressure-filled scenarios, though allowing five runs in his ultimate appearance left a black mark on his final stat line. The potential is certainly there, however, as Finnegan has solid command of a mid-90s fastball, in addition to both a slider and changeup. He displayed the ability to strike hitters out in the majors, fanning 14 batters in 13 innings during the regular season and playoffs. If those secondary pitches continue to develop as hoped, Finnegan could work his way into the back end of the rotation, but he can always use a fastball-slider combo in the bullpen as a fallback option. He won't have much fantasy value working in the bullpen behind Greg Holland, Wade Davis and Kelvin Herrera, but a starting role could make him an intriguing sleeper heading into 2015.