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Jake Diekman    \DEEK-man\

Jacob Tanner Diekman (twitter: @JakeDiekman)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 205 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 [*]
Team: Phillies 2012-2015
2015 Contract Status: Signed thru 2015, 1 yr/$536k (15) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2015): 2.050, Arb Eligible: 2016, 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 98 2.65 1.423 8.4 0.5 4.4 12.7 2.86
2015 28 PHI NL 2 1 .667 5.60 30 0 4 0 0 0 27.1 31 19 17 2 23 0 36 2 0 1 137 69 4.16 1.976 10.2 0.7 7.6 11.9 1.57
4 Yrs 9 11 .450 3.84 180 0 41 0 0 0 164.0 156 87 70 8 94 10 212 8 1 11 745 99 3.01 1.524 8.6 0.4 5.2 11.6 2.26
162 Game Avg. 3 4 .450 3.84 68 0 15 0 0 0 62 59 33 26 3 36 4 80 3 0 4 281 99 3.01 1.524 8.6 0.4 5.2 11.6 2.26
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 1.1 -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 1.0 -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 1.3 -0.2 -0.1 0 .493 .497 $515,500
2015 28 PHI NL 27.1 30 0 19 6.26 3.99 -0.48 -0.30 102.4 4.27 -6 -0.6 .8 -0.0 -0.4 -4 .479 .496
4 Seasons 164.0 180 0 87 4.77 4.04 -0.27 -0.30 102.0 4.08 -12 -1.3 1.1 -0.4 -0.2 1 .493 .498 $515,500

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 PHI NL 30 137 112 19 31 9 0 2 1 1 23 36 .277 .409 .411 .819 .392 46 1 2 0 0 0 2
4 Yrs 180 745 630 87 156 32 3 8 13 5 94 212 .248 .349 .346 .695 .354 218 10 8 5 8 10 9
162 Game Avg. 68 281 238 33 59 12 1 3 5 2 36 80 .248 .349 .346 .695 .354 82 4 3 2 3 4 3
MLB Averages .253 .316 .396 .712 .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 3.9 0.4 169 0.9 3.0 -2.1 1.16 0.8 0.0 5.5 0.6 1.03 3.7 14 7 20
2014 27 PHI NL -2.1 -0.2 331 -1.0 6.6 -7.6 1.40 -0.0 -0.7 -3.2 -0.3 1.07 -0.7 29 16 27
2015 28 PHI NL -5.5 -0.6 141 -1.0 1.4 -2.4 .71 -1.1 -0.4 -10.4 -1.1 1.09 -9.9 4 11 14
4 Yrs -5.0 -0.5 779 -2.0 12.6 -14.6 1.13 -0.5 -1.3 -12.6 -1.3 1.08 -8.6 56 40 77

Reliever Pitching*

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 .859 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 1.402 29 16 27 33 19 21 19 54 10 22 11 16 2.9 18
2015 28 PHI NL 30 30 4 2 1 1 0 1 0% 4 3 17 9 53% 7 .713 4 11 14 5 2 23 11 19 6 11 9 7 2.7 19
4 Yrs 180 180 41 9 11 7 0 7 0% 43 36 92 30 33% 1.127 56 40 77 62 34 84 58 122 28 64 34 40 2.7 17

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 PHI NL 137 37% 1.5% 26.3% 16.8% 8.0% 36% 1.11 1.59 54% 18% 6.5% 14% 33 1 3%
4 Yrs 745 37% 1.1% 28.5% 12.6% 5.8% 28% 0.93 1.18 56% 25% 4.2% 11% 171 10 6%
MLB Averages 45% 2.5% 20.0% 7.8% 7.4% 33% 0.84 1.11 68% 23% 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 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 PHI NL 137 574 4.19 338 58.9% 28.1% 23.1% 26.3% 22.5% 71.9% 0.0% 42.3% 67.9% 58.4% 8.8% 12 5 23.4% 32 20 5 7 29 19.4% 3 7 0 0 0
4 Yrs 746 3062 4.10 1858 61.4% 25.2% 23.7% 27.9% 23.2% 74.8% 3.2% 46.0% 68.3% 56.2% 7.6% 57 26 29.9% 223 129 13 39 172 18.4% 46 21 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 64.0% 27.5% 16.1% 27.1% 29.2% 72.5% 1.4% 46.4% 77.7% 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 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 PHI NL 137 31 6 0 2 1 2 1 1 2 0 3 1 1 33% 2 1 1 70 1 1 50% 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 0
4 Yrs 745 156 24 2 8 2 28 6 2 5 3 57 32 13 56% 9 11 6 333 13 5 72% 9 4 4 1 0 0 3 3 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 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 10 608 109 1.434 8.2 0.4 4.7 11.6 2.48 109
2015 28 9 11 .450 3.84 180 0 41 0 0 0 164.0 156 87 70 8 94 10 212 8 1 11 745 99 1.524 8.6 0.4 5.2 11.6 2.26 99

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 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 4.56 71.0 71 40 36 4 38 100 3 1.535 9.0 4.8 12.7 2.63 0.5 73
2015 28 1 2 .333 6.33 27.0 33 21 19 2 24 36 2 2.111 11.0 8.0 12.0 1.50 0.7 30
4 Yrs 8 10 .444 4.64 163.0 164 94 84 8 98 212 8 1.607 9.1 11.7 2.16 0.4 180



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1938 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Games Played s c a p y
2014 NL  73 (9th)

                                         

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkPitching - 1 (2712), Average HOFer ≈ 185
JAWS Relief Pitcher (3057th), -0.1 career WAR/-0.1 7yr-peak WAR/-0.1 JAWS
Average HOF RP (out of 5) = 40.6 career WAR/28.2 7yr-peak WAR/34.4 JAWS

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