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Zach Putnam    \PUT-numb\

Steven Zachary McGuire Putnam

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 220 lb.

Born: July 3, 1987 in Rochester, MI
High School: Pioneer HS (Ann Arbor, MI)
School: University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI)
Drafted
by the Cleveland Indians in the 5th round of the 2008 amateur draft.
Signed August 14, 2008. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 13, 2011 (Age 24.072, 17,713th in MLB history)   vs. TEX 1.0 IP, 3 H, 2 SO, 0 BB, 2 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2014 season [*]
Teams (by GP): WhiteSox/Indians/Cubs/Rockies 2011-2016
2017 Contract Status: 1st-Year Arb Eligible (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2017): 3.135, Arb Eligible: 2017, Free Agent: 2020 [*], Agents: ISE Baseball [*]
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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
2011 23 CLE AL 1 1 .500 6.14 8 0 3 0 0 0 7.1 10 5 5 1 0 0 9 2 0 1 34 67 3.16 1.364 12.3 1.2 0.0 11.0
2012 24 COL NL 0 0 0.00 2 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 9 4.60 2.000 13.5 0.0 4.5 0.0 0.00
2013 25 CHC NL 0 0 18.90 5 0 1 0 0 0 3.1 9 7 7 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 19 23 4.55 2.700 24.3 2.7 0.0 10.8
2014 26 CHW AL 5 3 .625 1.98 49 0 13 0 0 6 54.2 39 14 12 2 20 1 46 1 0 5 213 191 3.08 1.079 6.4 0.3 3.3 7.6 2.30
2015 27 CHW AL 3 3 .500 4.07 49 0 16 0 0 0 48.2 42 24 22 7 24 5 64 4 0 5 212 96 4.10 1.356 7.8 1.3 4.4 11.8 2.67
2016 28 CHW AL 1 0 1.000 2.30 25 0 6 0 0 0 27.1 25 7 7 2 11 1 30 0 0 2 114 176 3.11 1.317 8.2 0.7 3.6 9.9 2.73
6 Yrs 10 7 .588 3.33 138 0 39 0 0 6 143.1 128 57 53 13 56 7 153 7 0 13 601 118 3.49 1.284 8.0 0.8 3.5 9.6 2.73
162 Game Avg. 5 3 .588 3.33 68 0 19 0 0 3 71 63 28 26 6 28 3 75 3 0 6 296 118 3.49 1.284 8.0 0.8 3.5 9.6 2.73
CHW (3 yrs) 9 6 .600 2.82 123 0 35 0 0 6 130.2 106 45 41 11 55 7 140 5 0 12 539 138 3.46 1.232 7.3 0.8 3.8 9.6 2.55
COL (1 yr) 0 0 0.00 2 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 9 4.60 2.000 13.5 0.0 4.5 0.0 0.00
CHC (1 yr) 0 0 18.90 5 0 1 0 0 0 3.1 9 7 7 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 19 23 4.55 2.700 24.3 2.7 0.0 10.8
CLE (1 yr) 1 1 .500 6.14 8 0 3 0 0 0 7.1 10 5 5 1 0 0 9 2 0 1 34 67 3.16 1.364 12.3 1.2 0.0 11.0
AL (4 yrs) 10 7 .588 3.00 131 0 38 0 0 6 138.0 116 50 46 12 55 7 149 7 0 13 573 130 3.45 1.239 7.6 0.8 3.6 9.7 2.71
NL (2 yrs) 0 0 11.81 7 0 1 0 0 0 5.1 12 7 7 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 28 40 4.57 2.438 20.3 1.7 1.7 6.8 4.00
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
2011 23 CLE AL 7.1 8 0 5 6.14 4.48 -0.10 -0.34 102.6 4.35 -1 -0.2 .68 0.0 -0.1 -1 .481 .499
2012 24 COL NL 2.0 2 0 0 0.00 4.46 -0.62 -0.33 116.9 5.55 1 0.1 .05 -0.1 0.1 1 .569 .501
2013 25 CHC NL 3.1 5 0 7 18.90 4.44 0.27 -0.33 110.0 4.22 -5 -0.6 .13 0.2 -0.3 -5 .390 .497
2014 26 CHW AL 54.2 49 0 14 2.30 4.16 -0.29 -0.31 101.3 4.20 11 1.2 1.55 0.2 1.9 16 .524 .507
2015 27 CHW AL 48.2 49 0 24 4.44 4.33 -0.06 -0.32 97.5 3.97 -3 -0.3 1.03 -0.1 0.1 2 .493 .498 $525,000
2016 28 CHW AL 27.1 25 0 7 2.30 4.42 -0.13 -0.32 96.1 4.07 5 0.5 .81 -0.1 0.7 8 .521 .503
6 Seasons 143.1 138 0 57 3.58 4.30 -0.16 -0.32 99.5 4.12 7 0.8 1.11 0.1 2.4 22 .506 .502 $525,000
CHW (3 yrs) 130.2 123 0 45 3.10 4.28 -0.17 -0.31 98.8 4.09 13 1.4 1.19 -0.0 2.7 27 .511 .503 $525,000
COL (1 yr) 2.0 2 0 0 0.00 4.46 -0.62 -0.33 116.9 5.55 1 0.1 .05 -0.1 0.1 1 .569 .501
CHC (1 yr) 3.1 5 0 7 18.90 4.44 0.27 -0.33 110.0 4.22 -5 -0.6 .13 0.2 -0.3 -5 .390 .497
CLE (1 yr) 7.1 8 0 5 6.14 4.48 -0.10 -0.34 102.6 4.35 -1 -0.2 .68 0.0 -0.1 -1 .481 .499

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
2011 23 CLE AL 8 34 32 5 10 3 1 1 0 0 0 9 .313 .353 .563 .915 .409 18 0 2 0 0 0 0
2012 24 COL NL 2 9 7 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .429 .500 .429 .929 .429 3 0 0 1 0 0 0
2013 25 CHC NL 5 19 18 7 9 2 0 1 0 0 0 4 .500 .474 .778 1.251 .571 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
2014 26 CHW AL 49 213 190 14 39 4 1 2 7 2 20 46 .205 .283 .268 .551 .259 51 7 1 1 1 1 1
2015 27 CHW AL 49 212 176 24 42 5 1 7 6 1 24 64 .239 .337 .398 .734 .321 70 3 4 4 4 5 2
2016 28 CHW AL 25 114 101 7 25 2 0 2 3 1 11 30 .248 .316 .327 .643 .324 33 1 0 0 2 1 0
6 Yrs 138 601 524 57 128 16 3 13 16 4 56 153 .244 .321 .361 .682 .314 189 11 7 6 8 7 3
162 Game Avg. 68 296 258 28 63 8 1 6 8 2 28 75 .244 .321 .361 .682 .314 93 5 3 3 4 3 1
MLB Averages .254 .318 .402 .720 .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
2011 23 CLE AL -1.5 -0.2 35 -0.6 0.2 -0.8 .67 -0.2 -0.6 -1.9 -0.2 1.00 -1.7 3 0 5
2012 24 COL NL 1.0 0.1 9 0.0 0.0 -0.0 .07 -0.0 0.1 1.0 0.1 1.34 0.0 0 0 2
2013 25 CHC NL -5.0 -0.5 19 0.0 0.0 -0.0 .06 -0.2 0.4 -5.3 -0.5 1.14 -3.1 0 0 5
2014 26 CHW AL 10.7 1.1 224 1.9 5.8 -3.9 1.44 1.1 0.2 15.7 1.7 0.97 10.9 23 15 11
2015 27 CHW AL -1.0 -0.1 226 -0.3 3.6 -3.9 1.01 -0.4 0.1 -3.0 -0.3 1.05 -5.1 15 10 23
2016 28 CHW AL 5.8 0.6 119 0.0 1.3 -1.3 .71 0.4 -0.4 6.5 0.7 1.00 5.5 5 6 14
6 Yrs 10.1 1.1 632 1.0 11.0 -9.9 1.05 0.7 0.3 13.0 1.4 1.02 6.5 46 31 60

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
2011 23 CLE AL 8 8 3 1 1 1 0 1 0% 1 0 1 0 0% 7 .673 3 0 5 3 2 3 1 7 1 2 1 1 2.8 14
2012 24 COL NL 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .074 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 3.0 15
2013 25 CHC NL 5 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0% 7 .064 0 0 5 1 0 4 1 4 0 2 0 1 2.0 14
2014 26 CHW AL 49 49 13 5 3 7 6 1 86% 23 16 29 3 10% 8 1.439 23 15 11 29 9 11 20 29 15 11 15 10 3.3 18
2015 27 CHW AL 49 49 16 3 3 3 0 3 0% 9 6 21 4 19% 8 1.014 15 10 23 15 8 26 13 36 9 10 11 5 3.0 17
2016 28 CHW AL 25 25 6 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 17 3 18% 6 .713 5 6 14 7 3 15 11 14 7 5 10 8 3.3 18
6 Yrs 138 138 39 10 7 11 6 5 55% 35 24 69 10 14% 1.044 46 31 60 55 22 61 46 92 32 30 37 25 3.1 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%
2011 23 CLE AL 34 62% 2.9% 26.5% 0.0% 14.7% 50% 0.53 0.63 65% 35% 7.1% 7% 9 0 0%
2012 24 COL NL 9 56% 0.0% 0.0% 11.1% 0.0% 0% 0.75 1.00 78% 13% 0.0% 0% 4 0 0%
2013 25 CHC NL 19 58% 5.3% 21.1% 0.0% 15.8% 33% 1.14 5.00 74% 33% 14.3% 0% 6 0 0%
2014 26 CHW AL 213 47% 0.9% 21.6% 9.4% 3.3% 18% 1.23 1.45 67% 18% 3.6% 14% 45 7 16%
2015 27 CHW AL 212 53% 3.3% 30.2% 11.3% 6.1% 31% 0.80 1.00 51% 26% 13.2% 17% 46 3 7%
2016 28 CHW AL 114 64% 1.8% 26.3% 9.7% 3.5% 16% 0.71 0.76 62% 34% 5.1% 7% 25 1 4%
6 Yrs 601 54% 2.2% 25.5% 9.3% 5.3% 25% 0.91 1.12 61% 25% 7.5% 12% 135 11 8%
MLB Averages 46% 2.6% 20.0% 7.9% 7.6% 33% 0.83 1.11 68% 23% 7.9% 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
2011 23 CLE AL 34 114 3.35 78 68.4% 23.1% 20.5% 26.9% 29.5% 76.9% 0.0% 52.6% 73.3% 52.9% 2.9% 1 1 23.5% 8 6 1 1 8 11.1% 3 0 0 0 0
2012 24 COL NL 9 30 3.33 19 63.3% 10.5% 31.6% 15.8% 42.1% 89.5% 0.0% 56.7% 64.7% 66.7% 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 25 CHC NL 19 70 3.68 47 67.1% 23.4% 17.0% 27.7% 31.9% 76.6% 0.0% 51.4% 77.8% 68.4% 0.0% 0 0 21.1% 4 3 0 0 4 0.0% 1 0 0 0 0
2014 26 CHW AL 213 862 4.05 539 62.7% 26.2% 23.6% 23.2% 27.1% 73.8% 0.9% 46.3% 68.1% 60.6% 4.7% 10 6 24.4% 52 28 2 4 42 8.7% 7 4 0 0 0
2015 27 CHW AL 212 844 3.98 525 63.2% 23.0% 28.2% 25.9% 22.9% 77.0% 4.1% 48.6% 63.4% 57.5% 5.7% 12 7 26.4% 56 31 3 7 57 10.9% 14 1 0 0 0
2016 28 CHW AL 114 449 3.94 275 61.8% 20.0% 29.5% 24.0% 26.5% 80.0% 2.3% 49.4% 63.2% 57.0% 3.5% 4 1 23.7% 27 12 3 3 27 10.0% 1 2 0 0 0
6 Yrs 601 2369 3.94 1483 63.1% 23.5% 26.0% 24.5% 26.0% 76.5% 2.3% 48.3% 66.0% 58.7% 4.5% 27 15 24.5% 147 80 9 15 138 9.8% 26 7 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.83 63.9% 27.3% 16.3% 27.3% 29.2% 72.7% 1.4% 46.5% 77.6% 60.1% 4.6% 24.3% 23.8%

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
2011 23 CLE AL 34 10 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 3 1 100% 0 1 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2012 24 COL NL 9 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0% 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 25 CHC NL 19 9 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 1 0 4 4 0 100% 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2014 26 CHW AL 213 39 7 0 2 0 4 1 1 1 1 12 5 0 42% 1 5 0 91 7 2 78% 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
2015 27 CHW AL 212 42 5 0 7 0 6 3 4 4 3 17 8 2 47% 2 5 0 91 6 1 86% 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0
2016 28 CHW AL 114 25 4 0 2 0 4 2 0 1 1 7 4 0 57% 0 2 0 49 3 1 75% 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
6 Yrs 601 128 17 0 13 0 17 8 5 7 6 45 24 3 53% 3 13 0 255 16 4 80% 13 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 24 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+
2011 23 1 1 .500 6.14 8 0 3 0 0 0 7.1 10 5 5 1 0 0 9 2 0 1 34 67 1.364 12.3 1.2 0.0 11.0 67
2012 24 1 1 .500 4.82 10 0 3 0 0 0 9.1 13 5 5 1 1 0 9 2 0 1 43 91 1.500 12.5 1.0 1.0 8.7 9.00 91
2013 25 1 1 .500 8.53 15 0 4 0 0 0 12.2 22 12 12 2 1 0 13 2 0 1 62 51 1.816 15.6 1.4 0.7 9.2 13.00 51
2014 26 6 4 .600 3.21 64 0 17 0 0 6 67.1 61 26 24 4 21 1 59 3 0 6 275 121 1.218 8.2 0.5 2.8 7.9 2.81 121
2015 27 9 7 .563 3.57 113 0 33 0 0 6 116.0 103 50 46 11 45 6 123 7 0 11 487 109 1.276 8.0 0.9 3.5 9.5 2.73 109
2016 28 10 7 .588 3.33 138 0 39 0 0 6 143.1 128 57 53 13 56 7 153 7 0 13 601 118 1.284 8.0 0.8 3.5 9.6 2.73 118

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
2011 23 0 1 .000 5.14 7.0 0 5 4 0 0 9 2 0.000 0.0 0.0 11.6 0.0 8
2012 24 0 0 0.00 2.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.500 9.0 4.5 0.0 0.00 0.0 2
2013 25 0 0 18.00 3.0 0 7 6 0 0 4 0 0.000 0.0 0.0 12.0 0.0 5
2014 26 3 3 .500 2.29 55.0 41 15 14 2 21 46 1 1.127 6.7 3.4 7.5 2.19 0.3 49
2015 27 2 3 .400 4.04 49.0 43 24 22 7 25 64 4 1.388 7.9 4.6 11.8 2.56 1.3 49
2016 28 2 1 .667 2.00 27.0 26 7 6 2 11 30 0 1.370 8.7 3.7 10.0 2.73 0.7 25
6 Yrs 7 8 .467 3.27 143.0 112 58 52 11 58 153 7 1.189 7.0 9.6 2.64 0.7 138



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