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Wei-Yin Chen    \Way-In\

Wei-Yin Chen (twitter: @WeiYinChen16)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 195 lb.

Born: July 21, 1985 in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan
Signed
by the Baltimore Orioles as an amateur free agent in 2012. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 10, 2012 (Age 26.264, 17,751st in MLB history)   vs. NYY 5.2 IP, 7 H, 6 SO, 1 BB, 2 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2012 season [*]
Team: Orioles 2012-2015
2015 Contract Status: Signed thru 2015, 4 yrs/$15.47M (12-15) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2015): 3.000, Free Agent: 2016 [*], Agents: Scott Boras, previously: Octagon [*]
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Standard Pitching

Year Age Tm Lg W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W Awards
2012 26 BAL AL 12 11 .522 4.02 32 32 0 0 0 0 192.2 186 97 86 29 57 0 154 5 1 2 818 105 4.42 1.261 8.7 1.4 2.7 7.2 2.70 RoY-4
2013 27 BAL AL 7 7 .500 4.07 23 23 0 0 0 0 137.0 142 62 62 17 39 2 104 2 0 3 572 100 4.04 1.321 9.3 1.1 2.6 6.8 2.67
2014 28 BAL AL 16 6 .727 3.54 31 31 0 0 0 0 185.2 193 77 73 23 35 2 136 3 0 2 772 109 3.89 1.228 9.4 1.1 1.7 6.6 3.89
2015 29 BAL AL 1 3 .250 2.90 8 8 0 0 0 0 49.2 40 21 16 7 14 0 38 3 0 0 203 138 4.46 1.087 7.2 1.3 2.5 6.9 2.71
4 Yrs 36 27 .571 3.78 94 94 0 0 0 0 565.0 561 257 237 76 145 4 432 13 1 7 2365 107 4.16 1.250 8.9 1.2 2.3 6.9 2.98
162 Game Avg. 13 10 .571 3.78 34 34 0 0 0 0 204 203 93 86 27 52 1 156 5 0 3 855 107 4.16 1.250 8.9 1.2 2.3 6.9 2.98
Hold your mouse over the values in the Saves, ERA, or FIP columns for additional information.

Player Value--Pitchers

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Awards
2012 26 BAL AL 192.2 32 32 97 4.53 4.54 -0.12 0.17 101.3 4.90 8 0.8 -0.1 2.6 27 .526 .505 $3,072,000 RoY-4
2013 27 BAL AL 137.0 23 23 62 4.07 4.38 0.11 0.17 103.0 4.56 5 0.6 -0.1 1.8 20 .525 .504 $3,572,000
2014 28 BAL AL 185.2 31 31 77 3.73 4.10 0.34 0.16 100.1 3.92 1 0.1 -0.1 1.8 21 .502 .500 $4,072,000
2015 29 BAL AL 49.2 8 8 21 3.81 4.14 0.20 0.16 100.4 4.12 2 0.2 -0.1 0.6 6 .528 .501 $4,750,000
4 Seasons 565.0 94 94 257 4.09 4.32 0.11 0.17 101.2 4.43 16 1.7 -0.4 6.9 75 .518 .503 $15,466,000

Postseason Pitching

Year Age Tm Lg Series Rslt Opp W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
2012 26 BAL AL ALDS L NYY 1 0 1.000 1.42 1 1 0 0 0 0 6.1 8 2 1 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 29 1.421 11.4 0.0 1.4 4.3 3.00
2014 28 BAL AL ALDS W DET 0 0 12.27 1 1 0 0 0 0 3.2 7 5 5 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 18 1.909 17.2 4.9 0.0 7.4
2014 28 BAL AL ALCS L KCR 0 1 .000 3.38 1 1 0 0 0 0 5.1 7 2 2 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 22 1.500 11.8 0.0 1.7 6.8 4.00
2 Yrs (3 Series) 1 1 .500 4.70 3 3 0 0 0 0 15.1 22 9 8 2 2 0 10 0 0 0 69 1.565 12.9 1.2 1.2 5.9 5.00
2 ALDS 1 0 1.000 5.40 2 2 0 0 0 0 10.0 15 7 6 2 1 0 6 0 0 0 47 1.600 13.5 1.8 0.9 5.4 6.00
1 ALCS 0 1 .000 3.38 1 1 0 0 0 0 5.1 7 2 2 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 22 1.500 11.8 0.0 1.7 6.8 4.00

Batting Against -- Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg PAu G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS BAbip TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB ROE
2012 26 BAL AL 32 818 743 97 186 34 4 29 11 3 57 154 .250 .305 .424 .729 .276 315 10 5 5 8 0 7
2013 27 BAL AL 23 572 523 62 142 35 1 17 4 3 39 104 .272 .321 .440 .761 .306 230 18 2 2 6 2 2
2014 28 BAL AL 31 772 725 77 193 43 2 23 5 1 35 136 .266 .301 .426 .727 .298 309 14 3 5 4 2 4
2015 29 BAL AL 8 203 181 21 40 8 2 7 1 0 14 38 .221 .284 .403 .687 .237 73 3 3 2 3 0 2
4 Yrs 94 2365 2172 257 561 120 9 76 21 7 145 432 .258 .306 .427 .733 .288 927 45 13 14 21 4 15
162 Game Avg. 34 855 786 93 203 43 3 27 8 3 52 156 .258 .306 .427 .733 .288 335 16 5 5 8 1 5
MLB Averages .253 .317 .396 .713 .297

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg PtchR PtchW Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI LevHi LevMd LevLo
2012 26 BAL AL 2.5 0.2 835 -0.1 13.3 -13.4 .94 -0.2 0.1 -2.3 -0.2 0.90 -2.8 0 0 0
2013 27 BAL AL 4.0 0.4 581 0.3 11.0 -10.7 1.05 0.4 -0.2 7.6 0.8 0.92 4.8 0 0 0
2014 28 BAL AL 7.0 0.7 780 0.6 12.7 -12.0 .91 0.1 0.5 6.7 0.7 0.89 1.9 0 0 0
2015 29 BAL AL 4.4 0.5 204 0.7 3.3 -2.6 .88 0.5 0.3 0.8 0.1 0.90 -1.3 0 0 0
4 Yrs 17.9 1.9 2400 1.5 40.3 -38.8 .95 0.9 0.7 12.7 1.3 0.90 2.6 0 0 0

Starting Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg G GS Wgs Lgs ND Wchp Ltuf Wtm Ltm tmW-L% Wlst Lsv CG SHO QS QS% GmScA Best Wrst BQR BQS sDR lDR RS/GS RS/IP IP/GS Pit/GS <80 80-99 100-119 ≥120 Max
2012 26 BAL AL 32 32 12 11 9 4 3 19 13 .594 4 5 0 0 17 53% 51.5 75 22 28 7 0 16 3.8 4.5 6.0 98 2 11 19 0 109
2013 27 BAL AL 23 23 7 7 9 1 4 12 11 .522 3 2 0 0 13 57% 51.1 81 15 11 4 0 13 4.0 3.8 6.0 95 3 10 10 0 119
2014 28 BAL AL 31 31 16 6 9 8 2 19 12 .613 1 4 0 0 15 48% 52.6 76 26 18 1 0 14 4.8 5.3 6.0 96 2 18 11 0 109
2015 29 BAL AL 8 8 1 3 4 0 1 4 4 .500 2 1 0 0 5 63% 56.6 70 45 4 0 0 6 3.8 3.1 6.2 98 0 5 3 0 108
4 Yrs 94 94 36 27 31 13 10 54 40 .574 10 12 0 0 50 53% 52 81 15 61 12 0 49 4.2 4.5 6.0 97 7 44 43 0 119
MLB Averages .500 52% 52 102 -16 4.2 4.2 5.9 95

Ratio Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB DPopp DPs DP%
2012 26 BAL AL 818 27% 3.6% 18.8% 7.0% 8.2% 36% 0.59 0.76 69% 17% 9.3% 16% 148 10 7%
2013 27 BAL AL 572 24% 3.0% 18.2% 6.8% 9.3% 37% 0.54 0.77 71% 27% 7.3% 15% 102 18 18%
2014 28 BAL AL 772 24% 3.0% 17.6% 4.5% 8.8% 35% 0.70 0.94 74% 24% 7.6% 13% 119 14 12%
2015 29 BAL AL 203 22% 3.5% 18.7% 6.9% 8.4% 43% 0.67 0.88 68% 22% 9.6% 16% 34 3 9%
4 Yrs 2365 25% 3.2% 18.3% 6.1% 8.7% 37% 0.62 0.83 71% 22% 8.3% 15% 403 45 11%
MLB Averages 45% 2.5% 20.0% 7.8% 7.4% 33% 0.83 1.11 68% 22% 7.5% 13% 11%

Pitch Summary -- Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Pit Pit/PA Str Str% L/Str S/Str F/Str I/Str AS/Str I/Bll AS/Pit Con 1st% 30% 30c 30s 02% 02c 02s 02h L/SO S/SO L/SO% 3pK 4pW PAu Pitu Stru
2012 26 BAL AL 819 3137 3.83 2078 66.2% 25.3% 15.5% 30.2% 29.0% 74.7% 0.0% 49.5% 79.2% 59.8% 5.4% 44 27 29.7% 243 160 15 43 111 27.9% 28 17 0 0 0
2013 27 BAL AL 572 2190 3.83 1443 66.1% 26.9% 14.1% 29.5% 29.6% 73.1% 0.8% 48.3% 80.8% 58.7% 4.5% 26 16 25.5% 146 95 12 30 74 28.8% 25 8 0 0 0
2014 28 BAL AL 772 2977 3.86 1979 66.7% 26.0% 13.3% 30.5% 30.2% 74.0% 0.8% 49.3% 82.0% 61.3% 3.5% 27 21 25.9% 200 112 10 35 101 25.7% 18 4 0 0 0
2015 29 BAL AL 203 783 3.86 522 66.7% 25.5% 13.4% 32.8% 28.4% 74.5% 0.0% 49.7% 82.0% 61.1% 3.9% 8 5 32.0% 65 38 5 13 25 34.2% 7 3 0 0 0
4 Yrs 2366 9087 3.84 6022 66.4% 25.9% 14.3% 30.4% 29.5% 74.1% 0.5% 49.2% 80.7% 60.1% 4.4% 105 69 27.6% 654 405 42 121 311 28.0% 78 32 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 64.0% 27.6% 16.1% 27.1% 29.2% 72.4% 1.4% 46.3% 77.8% 60.2% 4.5% 24.3% 24.1%

Baserunning & Situational Stats*

Hits Home Runs Advances Baserunning
Year Age Tm Lg PA H Inf Bnt All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd <2,3B Scr SO % ROE WP PB SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS BT PAu
2012 26 BAL AL 818 186 15 4 29 0 7 22 7 17 12 35 21 7 60% 7 2 2 287 11 3 79% 8 2 3 1 0 0 2 2 18 0
2013 27 BAL AL 572 142 14 3 17 0 11 12 5 8 9 26 13 6 50% 2 3 0 201 4 3 57% 2 3 1 0 1 0 1 1 10 0
2014 28 BAL AL 772 193 21 4 23 0 4 20 3 11 12 21 12 2 57% 4 2 0 275 5 1 83% 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 8 0
2015 29 BAL AL 203 40 3 0 7 0 3 6 1 5 2 10 6 2 60% 2 0 0 61 1 0 100% 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
4 Yrs 2365 561 53 11 76 0 25 60 16 41 35 92 52 17 57% 15 7 2 824 21 7 75% 15 6 5 1 1 0 4 4 39 0
MLB Averages 52% 73%

Cumulative Pitching

Year Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W ERA+
2012 26 12 11 .522 4.02 32 32 0 0 0 0 192.2 186 97 86 29 57 0 154 5 1 2 818 105 1.261 8.7 1.4 2.7 7.2 2.70 105
2013 27 19 18 .514 4.04 55 55 0 0 0 0 329.2 328 159 148 46 96 2 258 7 1 5 1390 103 1.286 9.0 1.3 2.6 7.0 2.69 103
2014 28 35 24 .593 3.86 86 86 0 0 0 0 515.1 521 236 221 69 131 4 394 10 1 7 2162 105 1.265 9.1 1.2 2.3 6.9 3.01 105
2015 29 36 27 .571 3.78 94 94 0 0 0 0 565.0 561 257 237 76 145 4 432 13 1 7 2365 107 1.250 8.9 1.2 2.3 6.9 2.98 107

Neutralized Pitching

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 716 total runs (4.42 R/G)
How this works
Year Age W L W-L% ERA IP H R ER HR BB SO HBP WHIP H9 BB9 SO9 SO/W HR9 Gact
2012 26 11 10 .524 3.96 193.0 183 94 85 29 56 154 5 1.238 8.5 2.6 7.2 2.75 1.4 32
2013 27 8 7 .533 3.68 137.0 145 62 56 17 40 104 2 1.350 9.5 2.6 6.8 2.60 1.1 23
2014 28 11 10 .524 3.53 186.0 201 81 73 24 36 136 3 1.274 9.7 1.7 6.6 3.78 1.2 31
2015 29 3 3 .500 3.42 50.0 41 21 19 7 14 38 3 1.100 7.4 2.5 6.8 2.71 1.3 8
4 Yrs 33 30 .524 3.70 566.0 570 258 233 77 146 432 13 1.265 9.1 6.9 2.96 1.2 94



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Wins s c a p y
2014 AL  16 (4th)

Win-Loss % s c a p y
2014 AL  .727 (5th)

Walks & Hits per IP s c a p y
2015 AL  1.087 (8th)

Bases On Balls per 9 IP s c a p y
2014 AL  1.697 (5th)

Games Started s c a p y
2012 AL  32 (10th)

Home Runs s c a p y
2012 AL  29 (7th)
2014 AL  23 (9th)
2015 AL  7 (10th)

                           

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkPitching - 10 (1520), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 5 (1289), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsPitching - 14 (573), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Starting Pitcher (1093rd), 6.8 career WAR/6.8 7yr-peak WAR/6.8 JAWS
Average HOF P (out of 62) = 73.9 career WAR/50.3 7yr-peak WAR/62.1 JAWS

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