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Jake Diekman    \DEEK-man\

Jacob Tanner Diekman (twitter: @JakeDiekman)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 200 lb.

Born: January 21, 1987 in Wymore, NE
High School: Wymore Southern HS (Wymore , NE)
Schools: Cloud County Community College (Concordia , KS), Doane College (Crete , NE)
Drafted
by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 30th round of the 2007 amateur draft.
Signed June 22, 2007. (All Transactions)
Debut: May 15, 2012 (Age 25.115, 17,789th in MLB history)   vs. HOU 1.1 IP, 0 H, 3 SO, 0 BB, 0 ER, W
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2012 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Phillies/Rangers 2012-2016
2016 Contract Status: Signed thru 2016, 1 yr/$1.26M (16) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2016): 3.050, Arb Eligible: 2017, Free Agent: 2019 [*], Agents: Beverly Hills Sports Council [*]
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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 25 PHI NL 1 1 .500 3.95 32 0 7 0 0 0 27.1 25 17 12 1 20 3 35 3 0 1 131 103 3.53 1.646 8.2 0.3 6.6 11.5 1.75
2013 26 PHI NL 1 4 .200 2.58 45 0 11 0 0 0 38.1 34 15 11 1 16 2 41 0 1 2 164 146 2.50 1.304 8.0 0.2 3.8 9.6 2.56
2014 27 PHI NL 5 5 .500 3.80 73 0 19 0 0 0 71.0 66 36 30 4 35 5 100 3 0 7 313 99 2.65 1.423 8.4 0.5 4.4 12.7 2.86
2015 28 TOT MLB 2 1 .667 4.01 67 0 7 0 0 0 58.1 53 28 26 5 31 0 69 3 0 2 260 102 3.63 1.440 8.2 0.8 4.8 10.6 2.23
2015 28 PHI NL 2 1 .667 5.15 41 0 6 0 0 0 36.2 40 23 21 3 24 0 49 2 0 1 175 77 3.65 1.745 9.8 0.7 5.9 12.0 2.04
2015 28 TEX AL 0 0 2.08 26 0 1 0 0 0 21.2 13 5 5 2 7 0 20 1 0 1 85 208 3.60 0.923 5.4 0.8 2.9 8.3 2.86
2016 29 TEX AL 1 1 .500 2.86 34 0 5 0 0 2 28.1 16 11 9 3 10 0 34 2 0 1 111 159 3.38 0.918 5.1 1.0 3.2 10.8 3.40
5 Yrs 10 12 .455 3.55 251 0 49 0 0 2 223.1 194 107 88 14 112 10 279 11 1 13 979 112 3.08 1.370 7.8 0.6 4.5 11.2 2.49
162 Game Avg. 3 3 .455 3.55 68 0 13 0 0 1 60 53 29 24 4 30 3 76 3 0 4 265 112 3.08 1.370 7.8 0.6 4.5 11.2 2.49
PHI (4 yrs) 9 11 .450 3.84 191 0 43 0 0 0 173.1 165 91 74 9 95 10 225 8 1 11 783 100 2.97 1.500 8.6 0.5 4.9 11.7 2.37
TEX (2 yrs) 1 1 .500 2.52 60 0 6 0 0 2 50.0 29 16 14 5 17 0 54 3 0 2 196 177 3.47 0.920 5.2 0.9 3.1 9.7 3.18
NL (4 yrs) 9 11 .450 3.84 191 0 43 0 0 0 173.1 165 91 74 9 95 10 225 8 1 11 783 100 2.97 1.500 8.6 0.5 4.9 11.7 2.37
AL (2 yrs) 1 1 .500 2.52 60 0 6 0 0 2 50.0 29 16 14 5 17 0 54 3 0 2 196 177 3.47 0.920 5.2 0.9 3.1 9.7 3.18
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 25 PHI NL 27.1 32 0 17 5.60 4.26 0.00 -0.32 101.7 4.01 -5 -0.5 1.10 -0.1 -0.4 -3 .483 .497
2013 26 PHI NL 38.1 45 0 15 3.52 3.96 -0.54 -0.29 103.0 4.33 4 0.4 1.01 -0.1 0.7 7 .509 .503
2014 27 PHI NL 71.0 73 0 36 4.56 4.01 -0.15 -0.30 101.3 3.91 -5 -0.5 1.29 -0.2 -0.1 0 .493 .497 $515,500
2015 28 PHI NL 36.2 41 0 23 5.65 4.14 -0.35 -0.30 101.3 4.25 -6 -0.6 .74 -0.0 -0.3 -3 .485 .496 $535,500
2015 28 TEX AL 21.2 26 0 5 2.08 4.57 0.01 -0.34 105.2 4.45 5 0.6 1.36 0.1 0.9 8 .523 .504
2016 29 TEX AL 28.1 34 0 11 3.49 4.72 0.24 -0.34 106.4 4.40 3 0.3 1.54 0.0 0.6 6 .508 .502
5 Seasons 223.1 251 0 107 4.31 4.20 -0.17 -0.31 102.7 4.16 -4 -0.4 1.17 -0.4 1.3 15 .498 .499 $1,051,000
PHI (4 yrs) 173.1 191 0 91 4.73 4.07 -0.25 -0.30 101.8 4.09 -12 -1.3 1.07 -0.4 -0.1 2 .493 .498 $1,051,000
TEX (2 yrs) 50.0 60 0 16 2.88 4.66 0.14 -0.34 105.9 4.42 8 0.9 1.46 0.1 1.4 13 .514 .503

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
2015 28 TEX AL ALDS L TOR 0 0 1.50 4 0 1 0 0 0 6.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 19 0.333 3.0 0.0 0.0 7.5
1 ALDS 0 0 1.50 4 0 1 0 0 0 6.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 19 0.333 3.0 0.0 0.0 7.5

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 25 PHI NL 32 131 107 17 25 7 0 1 5 1 20 35 .234 .369 .327 .696 .338 35 1 3 1 0 3 2
2013 26 PHI NL 45 164 145 15 34 3 1 1 2 0 16 41 .234 .309 .290 .598 .317 42 4 0 2 1 2 3
2014 27 PHI NL 73 313 266 36 66 13 2 4 5 3 35 100 .248 .334 .357 .692 .367 95 4 3 2 7 5 2
2015 28 TEX AL 26 85 77 5 13 2 0 2 0 0 7 20 .169 .247 .273 .520 .200 21 3 1 0 0 0 3
2015 28 PHI NL 41 175 149 23 40 10 0 3 3 1 24 49 .268 .377 .396 .773 .381 59 2 2 0 0 0 3
2015 28 TOT MLB 67 260 226 28 53 12 0 5 3 1 31 69 .235 .335 .354 .689 .316 80 5 3 0 0 0 6
2016 29 TEX AL 34 111 99 11 16 2 0 3 0 0 10 34 .162 .252 .273 .525 .210 27 3 2 0 0 0 2
5 Yrs 251 979 843 107 194 37 3 14 15 5 112 279 .230 .325 .331 .656 .323 279 17 11 5 8 10 15
162 Game Avg. 68 265 228 29 53 10 1 4 4 1 30 76 .230 .325 .331 .656 .323 76 5 3 1 2 3 4
MLB Averages .254 .317 .400 .717 .298

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 25 PHI NL -1.4 -0.1 138 -0.8 1.7 -2.5 .86 -0.1 -0.8 -4.5 -0.4 1.13 -1.8 9 6 16
2013 26 PHI NL 3.7 0.4 169 0.9 3.0 -2.1 1.16 0.8 0.0 5.4 0.6 1.03 3.6 14 7 20
2014 27 PHI NL -1.8 -0.2 331 -1.0 6.6 -7.6 1.40 -0.0 -0.7 -3.1 -0.3 1.07 -0.5 29 16 27
2015 28 TOT MLB 0.4 0.1 269 -0.6 3.7 -4.3 .85 -0.2 -0.5 -1.2 -0.1 1.01 -2.9 19 20 27
2015 28 PHI NL -4.8 -0.5 181 -1.1 1.8 -2.9 .69 -0.9 -0.8 -7.0 -0.7 1.05 -7.6 6 14 20
2015 28 TEX AL 5.2 0.5 88 0.5 1.9 -1.4 1.17 0.7 -0.2 5.7 0.6 0.91 4.7 13 6 7
2016 29 TEX AL 4.4 0.4 113 1.3 3.3 -2.0 1.43 0.7 0.2 3.9 0.4 0.94 6.7 17 8 9
5 Yrs 5.3 0.6 1020 -0.2 18.2 -18.4 1.14 1.2 -1.4 0.5 0.0 1.04 5.2 88 57 99

Reliever Pitching*

Data only available back to 1913
Year Age Tm Lg G GR GF Wgr Lgr SVOpp SV BSv SV% SVSit Hold IR IS IS% 1stIP aLI LevHi LevMd LevLo Ahd Tie Bhd Runr Empt >3o <3o IPmult 0DR Out/GR Pit/GR
2012 25 PHI NL 32 32 7 1 1 1 0 1 0% 5 4 25 6 24% 7 .858 9 6 16 8 5 19 16 16 7 14 9 3 2.6 17
2013 26 PHI NL 45 45 11 1 4 1 0 1 0% 12 11 19 3 16% 8 1.164 14 7 20 16 8 21 12 33 5 17 5 14 2.6 14
2014 27 PHI NL 73 73 19 5 5 4 0 4 0% 22 18 31 12 39% 8 1.400 29 16 27 33 19 21 19 54 10 22 11 16 2.9 18
2015 28 TOT MLB 67 67 7 2 1 3 0 3 0% 20 16 35 11 31% .846 19 20 27 29 5 33 23 44 11 29 14 19 2.6 16
2015 28 PHI NL 41 41 6 2 1 2 0 2 0% 8 6 22 9 41% 7 .687 6 14 20 9 2 30 15 26 7 16 10 12 2.7 18
2015 28 TEX AL 26 26 1 0 0 1 0 1 0% 12 10 13 2 15% 8 1.172 13 6 7 20 3 3 8 18 4 13 4 7 2.5 15
2016 29 TEX AL 34 34 5 1 1 2 2 0 100% 21 18 11 3 27% 8 1.430 17 8 9 27 3 4 7 27 2 14 2 8 2.5 14
5 Yrs 251 251 49 10 12 11 2 9 18% 80 67 121 35 29% 1.144 88 57 99 113 40 98 77 174 35 96 41 60 2.7 16

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 25 PHI NL 131 43% 0.8% 26.7% 15.3% 6.1% 32% 1.16 1.35 54% 23% 3.2% 3% 24 1 4%
2013 26 PHI NL 164 42% 0.6% 25.0% 9.8% 3.1% 15% 1.04 1.31 63% 24% 2.2% 6% 42 4 10%
2014 27 PHI NL 313 32% 1.3% 32.0% 11.2% 6.1% 29% 0.74 0.93 54% 30% 4.8% 14% 72 4 6%
2015 28 TOT MLB 260 42% 1.9% 26.5% 11.9% 6.5% 32% 1.29 1.86 58% 20% 8.6% 15% 55 5 9%
2015 28 PHI NL 175 41% 1.7% 28.0% 13.7% 7.4% 33% 1.20 1.81 55% 19% 8.1% 18% 40 2 5%
2015 28 TEX AL 85 45% 2.4% 23.5% 8.2% 4.7% 31% 1.48 1.93 65% 21% 9.5% 9% 15 3 20%
2016 29 TEX AL 111 28% 2.7% 30.6% 9.0% 4.5% 31% 0.86 1.13 56% 20% 10.3% 17% 26 3 12%
5 Yrs 979 37% 1.4% 28.5% 11.4% 5.5% 28% 0.99 1.28 57% 24% 5.6% 12% 219 17 8%
MLB Averages 45% 2.6% 20.2% 7.8% 7.5% 33% 0.84 1.12 68% 23% 7.8% 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 25 PHI NL 131 535 4.08 317 60.6% 22.4% 23.3% 31.2% 23.0% 77.6% 5.5% 47.0% 69.9% 53.4% 9.2% 12 4 35.9% 47 24 3 4 31 11.4% 6 5 0 0 0
2013 26 PHI NL 164 637 3.88 405 64.4% 23.7% 24.0% 25.9% 26.4% 76.3% 3.4% 49.1% 68.6% 58.5% 6.1% 10 4 34.1% 56 36 2 9 32 22.0% 14 4 0 0 0
2014 27 PHI NL 314 1316 4.19 798 61.5% 25.8% 24.1% 28.2% 21.9% 74.2% 3.5% 45.6% 67.6% 55.1% 7.3% 23 13 28.0% 88 49 3 19 80 19.0% 23 5 0 0 0
2015 28 TOT MLB 261 1097 4.20 681 62.1% 25.6% 21.0% 30.4% 23.1% 74.4% 0.0% 46.2% 71.8% 59.0% 6.1% 16 8 30.3% 79 46 6 15 54 21.7% 10 8 0 0 0
2015 28 PHI NL 175 718 4.10 440 61.3% 26.4% 23.4% 27.5% 22.7% 73.6% 0.0% 45.1% 68.2% 61.1% 6.9% 12 5 26.3% 46 27 5 11 38 22.4% 4 7 0 0 0
2015 28 TEX AL 86 379 4.41 241 63.6% 24.1% 16.6% 35.7% 23.7% 75.9% 0.0% 48.3% 78.1% 54.7% 4.7% 4 3 38.4% 33 19 1 4 16 20.0% 6 1 0 0 0
2016 29 TEX AL 111 489 4.41 304 62.2% 28.3% 17.4% 32.9% 21.4% 71.7% 0.0% 44.6% 75.7% 52.3% 7.2% 8 5 30.6% 34 19 2 11 22 32.4% 6 3 0 0 0
5 Yrs 981 4074 4.15 2505 62.1% 25.3% 22.3% 29.4% 23.0% 74.7% 2.4% 46.4% 70.1% 56.2% 7.0% 69 34 31.0% 304 174 16 58 219 20.8% 59 25 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.83 64.0% 27.3% 16.4% 27.2% 29.1% 72.7% 1.4% 46.5% 77.5% 60.3% 4.5% 24.4% 23.9%

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 25 PHI NL 131 25 2 0 1 0 7 1 0 0 1 4 2 2 50% 2 1 1 62 5 1 83% 3 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 2 0
2013 26 PHI NL 164 34 9 2 1 0 5 1 0 1 0 15 8 2 53% 3 2 0 69 2 0 100% 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
2014 27 PHI NL 313 66 7 0 4 1 14 3 1 2 2 35 21 8 60% 2 7 4 132 5 3 63% 5 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 27 0
2015 28 TOT MLB 260 53 8 1 5 1 6 3 2 4 1 5 1 3 20% 6 2 2 114 3 1 75% 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 0
2015 28 PHI NL 175 40 7 1 3 1 2 2 1 3 0 3 1 1 33% 3 1 1 87 3 1 75% 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 0
2015 28 TEX AL 85 13 1 0 2 0 4 1 1 1 1 2 0 2 0% 3 1 1 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2016 29 TEX AL 111 16 2 0 3 0 5 3 0 2 1 1 0 1 0% 2 1 0 41 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
5 Yrs 979 194 28 3 14 2 37 11 3 9 5 60 32 16 53% 15 13 7 418 15 5 75% 11 4 4 1 0 0 3 3 43 0
MLB Averages 52% 72%

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 25 1 1 .500 3.95 32 0 7 0 0 0 27.1 25 17 12 1 20 3 35 3 0 1 131 103 1.646 8.2 0.3 6.6 11.5 1.75 103
2013 26 2 5 .286 3.15 77 0 18 0 0 0 65.2 59 32 23 2 36 5 76 3 1 3 295 124 1.447 8.1 0.3 4.9 10.4 2.11 124
2014 27 7 10 .412 3.49 150 0 37 0 0 0 136.2 125 68 53 6 71 10 176 6 1 10 608 110 1.434 8.2 0.4 4.7 11.6 2.48 110
2015 28 9 11 .450 3.65 217 0 44 0 0 0 195.0 178 96 79 11 102 10 245 9 1 12 868 107 1.436 8.2 0.5 4.7 11.3 2.40 107
2016 29 10 12 .455 3.55 251 0 49 0 0 2 223.1 194 107 88 14 112 10 279 11 1 13 979 112 1.370 7.8 0.6 4.5 11.2 2.49 112

Neutralized Pitching

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

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 688 total runs (4.25 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 25 1 2 .333 5.00 27.0 25 17 15 1 20 35 3 1.667 8.3 6.7 11.7 1.75 0.3 32
2013 26 2 2 .500 3.32 38.0 35 16 14 1 16 41 0 1.342 8.3 3.8 9.7 2.56 0.2 45
2014 27 4 4 .500 4.31 71.0 69 38 34 4 37 100 3 1.493 8.7 4.7 12.7 2.70 0.5 73
2015 28 3 3 .500 3.88 58.0 53 28 25 5 31 69 3 1.448 8.2 4.8 10.7 2.23 0.8 67
2016 29 2 1 .667 3.21 28.0 16 11 10 3 10 34 2 0.929 5.1 3.2 10.9 3.40 1.0 34
5 Yrs 12 12 .500 3.97 222.0 198 110 98 14 114 279 11 1.405 8.0 11.3 2.45 0.6 251



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Games Played s c a p y
2014 NL  73 (9th)
2016 AL  34 (8th)

                                         

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkPitching - 2 (2573), Average HOFer ≈ 185
JAWS Relief Pitcher (1232nd), 1.4 career WAR/1.4 7yr-peak WAR/1.4 JAWS
Average HOF RP (out of 5) = 40.6 career WAR/28.2 7yr-peak WAR/34.4 JAWS

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