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Anthony Swarzak    \SWAR-zack\

Anthony Ray Swarzak (twitter: @ASwarzak51)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 210 lb.

Born: September 10, 1985 in Fort Lauderdale, FL
High School: Nova HS (Davie, FL)
Drafted
by the Minnesota Twins in the 2nd round of the 2004 amateur draft.
Signed June 21, 2004. (All Transactions)
Debut: May 23, 2009 (Age 23.255)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2009 season [*]
Team: Twins 2009-2014
2014 Contract Status: 1st-Year Arb Eligible, 1 yr/$935k (14) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 3.038, Arb Eligible: 2015, Free Agent: 2017 [*], Agents: Jet Sports Management [*]
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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
2009 23 MIN AL 3 7 .300 6.25 12 12 0 0 0 0 59.0 76 43 41 12 20 0 34 2 0 0 268 70 5.71 1.627 11.6 1.8 3.1 5.2 1.70
2011 25 MIN AL 4 7 .364 4.32 27 11 2 0 0 0 102.0 111 53 49 9 26 1 55 6 1 3 441 94 4.03 1.343 9.8 0.8 2.3 4.9 2.12
2012 26 MIN AL 3 6 .333 5.03 44 5 9 0 0 0 96.2 106 57 54 15 31 8 62 0 0 3 413 82 4.79 1.417 9.9 1.4 2.9 5.8 2.00
2013 27 MIN AL 3 2 .600 2.91 48 0 8 0 0 0 96.0 89 33 31 7 22 1 69 1 0 1 387 141 3.28 1.156 8.3 0.7 2.1 6.5 3.14
2014 28 MIN AL 3 1 .750 3.95 47 1 11 0 0 0 73.0 74 34 32 5 24 2 42 0 1 0 311 101 3.85 1.342 9.1 0.6 3.0 5.2 1.75
5 Yrs 16 23 .410 4.37 178 29 30 0 0 0 426.2 456 220 207 48 123 12 262 9 2 7 1820 94 4.23 1.357 9.6 1.0 2.6 5.5 2.13
162 Game Avg. 5 8 .410 4.37 58 10 10 0 0 0 140 150 72 68 16 40 4 86 3 1 2 598 94 4.23 1.357 9.6 1.0 2.6 5.5 2.13
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
2009 23 MIN AL 59.0 12 12 43 6.56 5.03 -0.31 0.20 99.4 5.50 -7 -0.7 -0.0 -0.1 -0 .441 .496 $400,000
2011 25 MIN AL 102.0 27 11 53 4.68 4.48 -0.44 -0.03 98.9 4.84 2 0.2 .7 -0.1 1.1 12 .506 .501
2012 26 MIN AL 96.2 44 5 57 5.31 4.46 0.22 -0.21 101.4 4.09 -13 -1.4 .7 -0.1 -0.4 -3 .469 .492 $487,500
2013 27 MIN AL 96.0 48 0 33 3.09 4.39 -0.02 -0.32 100.7 4.12 9 1.0 .8 -0.3 1.7 20 .521 .506 $502,500
2014 28 MIN AL 73.0 47 1 34 4.19 4.28 -0.36 -0.29 103.2 4.50 1 0.2 .9 -0.2 0.7 9 .503 .501 $935,000
5 Seasons 426.2 178 29 220 4.64 4.50 -0.16 -0.15 100.7 4.54 -8 -0.7 .8 -0.7 3.0 38 .496 .500 $2,325,000

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
2009 23 MIN AL 12 268 244 43 76 9 2 12 1 2 20 34 .311 .367 .512 .879 .322 125 7 2 1 1 0 3
2011 25 MIN AL 27 441 404 53 111 19 2 9 3 3 26 55 .275 .326 .399 .724 .297 161 4 6 2 3 1 4
2012 26 MIN AL 44 413 373 57 106 22 0 15 1 1 31 62 .284 .334 .464 .798 .301 173 12 0 3 6 8 2
2013 27 MIN AL 48 387 357 33 89 10 4 7 3 4 22 69 .249 .291 .359 .649 .287 128 9 1 2 5 1 4
2014 28 MIN AL 47 311 284 34 74 15 3 5 2 0 24 42 .261 .316 .387 .703 .289 110 7 0 1 2 2 4
5 Yrs 178 1820 1662 220 456 75 11 48 10 10 123 262 .274 .325 .419 .744 .298 697 39 9 9 17 12 17
162 Game Avg. 58 598 546 72 150 25 4 16 3 3 40 86 .274 .325 .419 .744 .298 229 13 3 3 6 4 6
MLB Averages .256 .322 .402 .723 .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
2009 23 MIN AL -11.8 -1.1 270 -1.0 4.2 -5.2 .94 -1.1 0.1 -11.5 -1.1 0.93 -11.5 0 0 0
2011 25 MIN AL -2.8 -0.3 452 -0.3 5.8 -6.1 .78 -0.3 -0.1 -1.8 -0.2 0.96 -3.0 2 4 8
2012 26 MIN AL -9.2 -0.9 418 -1.1 4.5 -5.6 .71 -0.7 -0.9 -8.1 -0.8 0.93 -8.3 7 5 26
2013 27 MIN AL 12.3 1.3 394 0.2 4.4 -4.3 .66 1.2 -0.9 9.8 1.0 0.93 14.0 7 17 23
2014 28 MIN AL 0.5 0.0 315 -0.6 3.2 -3.8 .66 -0.0 -0.9 -7.2 -0.7 0.99 0.1 8 10 27
5 Yrs -11.1 -1.0 1849 -2.9 22.1 -25.0 .74 -0.9 -3.0 -18.8 -1.8 0.95 -8.7 24 36 84

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
2009 23 MIN AL 12 12 3 7 2 0 1 4 8 .333 0 0 0 0 5 42% 41.6 74 10 14 5 0 7 3.9 4.9 4.9 88 3 5 3 1 122
2011 25 MIN AL 27 11 3 5 3 0 2 5 6 .455 0 0 0 0 8 73% 48.5 82 12 12 3 1 4 3.8 4.4 5.8 92 1 8 2 0 105
2012 26 MIN AL 44 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0% 36.2 54 20 22 6 0 3 3.4 2.9 4.7 75 3 2 0 0 97
2014 28 MIN AL 47 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1.000 0 0 0 0 0 0% 61.0 61 61 22 4 0 0 3.4 1.8 5.0 74 1 0 0 0 74
4 Yrs 130 29 7 17 5 1 3 10 19 .345 0 0 0 0 13 45% 44 82 10 70 18 1 14 3.8 4.3 5.2 87 8 15 5 1 122
MLB Averages .500 52% 51 102 -16 4.3 4.3 5.9 96

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 25 MIN AL 27 16 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 14 4 29% 5 .783 2 4 8 3 4 9 7 9 12 1 13 1 7.2 42
2012 26 MIN AL 44 39 9 3 1 1 0 1 0% 2 1 23 7 30% 6 .710 7 5 26 8 4 27 16 23 25 6 26 1 5.6 28
2013 27 MIN AL 48 48 8 3 2 2 0 2 0% 5 3 29 12 41% 6 .662 7 17 23 7 6 35 19 29 37 2 39 1 6.0 31
2014 28 MIN AL 47 46 11 2 1 1 0 1 0% 4 3 35 16 46% 6 .662 8 10 27 12 6 28 17 29 23 8 25 4 4.4 24
4 Yrs 166 149 30 9 6 4 0 4 0% 11 7 101 39 39% .709 24 36 84 30 20 99 59 90 97 17 103 7 5.6 29

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%
2009 23 MIN AL 268 48% 4.5% 12.7% 7.5% 8.6% 30% 0.56 0.74 74% 19% 10.0% 11% 64 7 11%
2011 25 MIN AL 441 45% 2.0% 12.5% 5.9% 6.8% 27% 0.65 0.65 78% 15% 4.9% 12% 96 4 4%
2012 26 MIN AL 413 54% 3.6% 15.0% 7.5% 9.0% 35% 0.78 1.03 73% 18% 9.3% 10% 76 12 16%
2013 27 MIN AL 387 52% 1.8% 17.8% 5.7% 5.4% 24% 0.83 1.03 74% 21% 4.8% 9% 69 9 13%
2014 28 MIN AL 311 52% 1.6% 13.5% 7.7% 7.4% 31% 0.82 1.00 77% 23% 4.1% 10% 66 7 11%
5 Yrs 1820 50% 2.6% 14.4% 6.8% 7.4% 29% 0.72 0.88 75% 19% 6.6% 11% 371 39 11%
MLB Averages 45% 2.5% 19.2% 8.2% 7.5% 33% 0.82 1.09 68% 20% 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
2009 23 MIN AL 268 1053 3.93 653 62.0% 33.2% 7.2% 27.1% 32.5% 66.8% 0.0% 41.4% 89.2% 55.6% 4.1% 11 7 23.5% 63 26 2 16 18 47.1% 5 4 0 0 0
2011 25 MIN AL 443 1680 3.79 1082 64.6% 28.5% 9.1% 29.7% 32.7% 71.5% 0.7% 46.2% 87.2% 60.5% 4.1% 18 13 24.8% 110 57 7 19 36 34.5% 5 4 -2 0 0
2012 26 MIN AL 413 1460 3.54 929 65.1% 29.2% 12.6% 23.8% 34.4% 70.8% 6.0% 46.1% 82.2% 59.6% 7.0% 29 16 18.4% 76 34 2 26 36 41.9% 10 5 0 0 0
2013 27 MIN AL 388 1499 3.86 973 65.0% 29.8% 12.7% 27.1% 30.3% 70.2% 0.4% 45.6% 81.8% 60.6% 4.1% 16 13 24.0% 93 49 5 30 39 43.5% 12 2 -1 0 0
2014 28 MIN AL 311 1191 3.83 754 63.7% 27.2% 12.1% 28.2% 32.5% 72.8% 1.8% 46.4% 83.4% 59.2% 4.5% 14 9 22.8% 71 36 5 19 23 45.2% 9 3 0 0 0
5 Yrs 1823 6883 3.78 4391 64.2% 29.4% 10.9% 27.2% 32.5% 70.6% 1.8% 45.3% 84.6% 59.4% 4.8% 88 58 22.7% 413 202 21 110 152 42.0% 41 18 -3 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 63.6% 27.8% 15.5% 27.0% 29.7% 72.2% 1.5% 45.9% 78.6% 59.4% 4.8% 23.5% 24.4%

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
2009 23 MIN AL 268 76 6 0 12 0 2 5 7 5 7 9 8 0 89% 3 0 0 108 1 2 33% 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
2011 25 MIN AL 441 111 15 2 9 0 8 3 6 6 3 20 13 2 65% 4 3 1 181 3 3 50% 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 14 0
2012 26 MIN AL 413 106 10 1 15 0 8 8 7 5 10 34 16 2 47% 2 3 0 149 1 1 50% 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0
2013 27 MIN AL 387 89 10 0 7 0 5 0 7 4 3 22 12 3 55% 4 1 0 138 3 4 43% 2 1 1 3 0 0 1 1 8 0
2014 28 MIN AL 311 74 8 0 5 1 15 4 1 2 3 27 18 1 67% 4 0 0 111 2 0 100% 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
5 Yrs 1820 456 49 3 48 1 38 20 28 22 26 112 67 8 60% 17 7 1 687 10 10 50% 8 6 2 4 0 0 1 1 42 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+
2009 23 3 7 .300 6.25 12 12 0 0 0 0 59.0 76 43 41 12 20 0 34 2 0 0 268 70 1.627 11.6 1.8 3.1 5.2 1.70 70
2010 24 3 7 .300 6.25 12 12 0 0 0 0 59.0 76 43 41 12 20 0 34 2 0 0 268 70 1.627 11.6 1.8 3.1 5.2 1.70 70
2011 25 7 14 .333 5.03 39 23 2 0 0 0 161.0 187 96 90 21 46 1 89 8 1 3 709 83 1.447 10.5 1.2 2.6 5.0 1.93 83
2012 26 10 20 .333 5.03 83 28 11 0 0 0 257.2 293 153 144 36 77 9 151 8 1 6 1122 83 1.436 10.2 1.3 2.7 5.3 1.96 83
2013 27 13 22 .371 4.45 131 28 19 0 0 0 353.2 382 186 175 43 99 10 220 9 1 7 1509 93 1.360 9.7 1.1 2.5 5.6 2.22 93
2014 28 16 23 .410 4.37 178 29 30 0 0 0 426.2 456 220 207 48 123 12 262 9 2 7 1820 94 1.357 9.6 1.0 2.6 5.5 2.13 94

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
2009 23 3 4 .429 5.49 59.0 74 40 36 12 19 34 2 1.576 11.3 2.9 5.2 1.79 1.8 12
2011 25 5 6 .455 4.24 102.0 113 53 48 9 26 55 6 1.363 10.0 2.3 4.9 2.12 0.8 27
2012 26 5 6 .455 4.73 97.0 108 57 51 15 32 62 0 1.443 10.0 3.0 5.8 1.94 1.4 44
2013 27 6 5 .545 2.81 96.0 91 33 30 7 22 69 1 1.177 8.5 2.1 6.5 3.14 0.7 48
2014 28 4 4 .500 3.82 73.0 76 34 31 5 25 42 0 1.384 9.4 3.1 5.2 1.68 0.6 47
5 Yrs 23 25 .479 4.13 427.0 462 217 196 48 124 262 9 1.372 9.7 5.5 2.11 1.0 178



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