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Zach Putnam

Steven Zachary McGuire Putnam

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 225 lb.

Born: July 3, 1987 in Rochester, MI
High Schools: Pioneer HS (Pioneer, MI), 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, 17,715th in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2014 season [*]
Teams (by GP): WhiteSox/Indians/Cubs/Rockies 2011-2014
2015 Contract Status: Pre-Arb Eligible (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2015): 1.135, Arb Eligible: 2017, Free Agent: 2020 [*], Agents: Relativity 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 5 213 197 3.08 1.079 6.4 0.3 3.3 7.6 2.30
4 Yrs 6 4 .600 3.21 64 0 17 0 0 6 67.1 61 26 24 4 21 1 59 3 0 6 275 124 3.20 1.218 8.2 0.5 2.8 7.9 2.81
162 Game Avg. 6 4 .600 3.21 68 0 18 0 0 6 72 65 28 26 4 22 1 63 3 0 6 292 124 3.20 1.218 8.2 0.5 2.8 7.9 2.81
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
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
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
CHW (1 yr) 5 3 .625 1.98 49 0 13 0 0 6 54.2 39 14 12 2 20 1 46 1 0 5 213 197 3.08 1.079 6.4 0.3 3.3 7.6 2.30
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
AL (2 yrs) 6 4 .600 2.47 57 0 16 0 0 6 62.0 49 19 17 3 20 1 55 3 0 6 247 159 3.09 1.113 7.1 0.4 2.9 8.0 2.75
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 .7 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 .1 -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 .1 0.2 -0.3 -5 .390 .497
2014 26 CHW AL 54.2 49 0 14 2.30 4.17 -0.29 -0.31 101.3 4.20 11 1.2 1.5 0.2 1.9 16 .524 .507
4 Seasons 67.1 64 0 26 3.48 4.22 -0.25 -0.31 102.3 4.26 5 0.6 1.3 0.4 1.6 12 .510 .505
CHC (1 yr) 3.1 5 0 7 18.90 4.44 0.27 -0.33 110.0 4.22 -5 -0.6 .1 0.2 -0.3 -5 .390 .497
COL (1 yr) 2.0 2 0 0 0.00 4.46 -0.62 -0.33 116.9 5.55 1 0.1 .1 -0.1 0.1 1 .569 .501
CLE (1 yr) 7.1 8 0 5 6.14 4.48 -0.10 -0.34 102.6 4.35 -1 -0.2 .7 0.0 -0.1 -1 .481 .499
CHW (1 yr) 54.2 49 0 14 2.30 4.17 -0.29 -0.31 101.3 4.20 11 1.2 1.5 0.2 1.9 16 .524 .507

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
4 Yrs 64 275 247 26 61 9 2 4 7 2 21 59 .247 .311 .348 .660 .306 86 7 3 2 2 1 1
162 Game Avg. 68 292 262 28 65 10 2 4 7 2 22 63 .247 .311 .348 .660 .306 91 7 3 2 2 1 1
MLB Averages .254 .318 .397 .714 .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
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 -4.9 -0.5 19 0.0 0.0 -0.0 .07 -0.2 0.4 -5.3 -0.5 1.14 -3.1 0 0 5
2014 26 CHW AL 11.0 1.2 224 1.9 5.9 -3.9 1.44 1.1 0.3 16.0 1.7 0.97 11.3 23 15 11
4 Yrs 5.7 0.6 287 1.4 6.1 -4.7 1.22 0.6 0.5 9.9 1.1 1.00 6.5 26 15 23

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
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 .066 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 1.444 23 15 11 29 9 11 20 29 15 11 15 10 3.3 18
4 Yrs 64 64 17 6 4 8 6 2 75% 24 16 31 3 10% 1.209 26 15 23 33 11 20 22 42 16 15 16 12 3.2 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%
4 Yrs 275 50% 1.5% 21.5% 7.6% 5.5% 25% 1.09 1.37 68% 21% 4.9% 11% 64 7 11%
MLB Averages 45% 2.5% 19.7% 7.9% 7.4% 33% 0.83 1.10 68% 21% 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
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
4 Yrs 275 1076 3.91 683 63.7% 25.2% 23.0% 23.7% 28.1% 74.8% 0.8% 47.6% 69.3% 60.4% 4.0% 11 7 23.3% 64 37 3 5 54 8.5% 11 4 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 63.9% 27.7% 15.8% 27.1% 29.4% 72.3% 1.4% 46.2% 78.1% 59.9% 4.6% 24.0% 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
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
4 Yrs 275 61 8 0 4 0 7 3 1 2 2 21 12 1 57% 1 6 0 115 7 2 78% 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 8 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+
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 6 275 124 1.218 8.2 0.5 2.8 7.9 2.81 124

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
2011 23 0 1 .000 6.43 7.0 0 6 5 0 0 9 2 0.000 0.0 0.0 11.6 0.0 8
2012 24 0 0 0.00 2.0 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 2.500 18.0 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
4 Yrs 3 4 .429 3.36 67.0 45 28 25 2 22 59 3 1.000 6.0 7.9 2.68 0.3 64



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Name and misspellings: Steven Steven Zachary McGuire Zach Zachary zack Putnam

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