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Wei-Yin ChenTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Miami Marlins MLB Years: 2012-2018
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Played in Japan

PositionsP-182Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWei-Yin Chen
Height6-0Weight195BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateJuly 21,1985 [33.142]PlaceKaohsiung City,Taiwan

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 2012 by the Baltimore Orioles.
Signing Bonus$250,000Service Time6.000 (2017)
MLB DebutApril 10,2012 [26.263]
OrganizationsBAL [4] MIA [3] Awards2Awards Voting1-2
TBC Player ID53053Retrosheet IDchenw001MLBAM ID612672
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (50.37%) -- Slider (16.27%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (13.45%) -- Changeup (11.77%) -- Curveball (8.14%)
Fastball Velocity [2018] - 91.10 - [2017] - 91.02 - [2016] - 90.71 - [2015] - 91.62 - [2014] - 91.89 - [2013] - 91.51 - [2012] - 90.98
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Player Notes:   Opening Day Starter for Miami Marlins in 2016
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts37Walks83Hittable56SO/BB74vsPower56Hitting.370Durability38Team.517Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2005nullIntl--Rel19006.0510010000119.029171336202001.8113.501.402.799.313.33--
2008Chunichi DragonsJap CenIntl--S/R22762.903914251100114.210140377331075001.177.930.552.598.403.24.538-
2009Chunichi DragonsJap CenIntl--Rel23841.54240245400164.0113322810401462000.936.200.552.208.013.65.667-
2010Chunichi DragonsJap CenIntl--Rel2413102.87290293200188.0166636021491535001.147.951.012.357.323.12.565-
2011Chunichi DragonsJap CenIntl--Rel251002.68250254100164.21385749931942001.037.540.491.695.143.031.000-
2012Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal16ST2612114.02323200000192.2186978629571542101.268.691.352.667.192.70.5224.34
2013Bowie BaysoxEastAAbal-ST27103.00220000012.09440280000.926.75--1.506.004.001.000-
2013Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal16ST27774.07232300000137.0142626217391043001.329.331.122.566.832.67.5004.00
2014Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal16ST281663.54313100000185.2193777323351362001.239.361.111.706.593.89.7273.84
2015Frederick KeysCaroA+bal52ST29000.0011000003.01000020000.333.00----6.000.00--
2015Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal16ST291183.34313100000191.0192787128411533001.229.031.321.937.203.73.5794.08
2016Miami MarlinsNLMLBmia54ST30554.96222200000123.0134696822241001001.289.781.611.757.304.17.5004.43
2017Gulf Coast MarlinsGCLRkmia22ST31000.0011000001.02000011002.0018.00----9.000.00--
2017Jupiter HammerheadsFSLA+mia0S/R31000.0021100003.24000120001.369.82--2.454.912.00--
2017Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R0000.0032100004.26000131001.5011.57--1.935.793.00--
2017Miami MarlinsNLMLBmia54S/R31213.82954001033.025141439251001.036.820.822.456.822.78.6673.64
2018Jupiter HammerheadsFSLA+miaST32101.1722011007.251101110000.785.87--1.1712.9111.001.000-
2018Miami MarlinsNLMLBmia54ST326124.79262600000133.0131757119471114101.348.841.283.177.492.36.3331.25
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter59504.0217417040010994.0100347244514125278316201.269.061.272.287.073.11.5411.03
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter201.65871110026.0215504241000.916.91--1.327.906.001.000-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter103.00220000012.09440280000.926.75--1.506.004.001.000-
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter100.63541110013.0101102150000.846.28--1.269.427.501.000-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0011000001.02000011002.0018.00----9.000.00--
Intl Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter38202.591271411313801649.25472091875015952016001.097.570.692.207.193.27.655-
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter46323.7211711700000705.27133142929717254710101.259.081.242.196.973.18.590-
Miami Marlins Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter13184.75575340010289.229015815344802366101.289.011.372.497.332.95.419-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings13114.02383800000220.02211049831561734001.269.061.272.287.073.11.5421.03
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1601.65645688800220.016940400321938000.916.91--1.327.906.001.000-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2008Chunichi DragonsJap CenIntl--2239250110000001603000.040.040.080.1202128.111.040.040.0500.0057.140.000.000.00100.00
2009Chunichi DragonsJap CenIntl--2325562700020002101000.125.125.125.2507057.200.000.000.1120.0036.840.000.000.000.00
2010Chunichi DragonsJap CenIntl--2429503510020022708001.100.135.120.2556160.217.020.060.1203.3345.0013.500.000.0020.00
2011Chunichi DragonsJap CenIntl--2525441100000012103002.023.044.023.0671048.043.000.023.0352.0843.7521.000.000.000.00
2012Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal16p26323000000000201000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2013Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal16p27232000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2014Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal16p28311000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2016Miami MarlinsNLMLBmia54p3021440000000001800502.000.000.000.0000049.000.000.000.0000.0036.730.000.000.000.00
2017Miami MarlinsNLMLBmia54p3188010000000300000.125.125.125.250108.200.000.000.1100.0037.500.000.000.000.00
2018Miami MarlinsNLMLBmia543226402610020001802000.150.150.175.3257142.273.025.025.1410.0042.860.000.000.0016.67
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter141982710020004203502.071.068.082.15081106.115.011.010.0000.0039.620.000.000.0014.29
Intl Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter118175614200400385015003.080.096.091.187162193.156.011.029.0001.5544.0428.330.000.0014.29
Miami Marlins Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter55922710020003902502.076.072.087.1598199.121.011.011.0000.0039.390.000.000.0014.29
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter866000000000301000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.000.0000.0042.860.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1621132810020004803602.071.068.082.15091122.115.011.010.0000.0039.620.000.000.0014.29

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2012Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal26P3232192731123938.9741.190.2011378.6-32100.019.8
2013Bowie Baysox EastAAbal27P2---3--331.0001.50------2100.01.4
2013Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27P2323137416-320201.0000.870.154357.1-23100.014.2
2014Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28P3131185724-131311.0001.000.175183.3-31100.019.1
2015Frederick Keys CaroA+bal29P1---------------1100.00.7
2015Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29P31311911222243634.9441.100.185271.4-31100.019.1
2016Miami MarlinsNLMLBmia30P2222123415-119191.0000.860.152-100.0-22100.013.7
2017Gulf Coast Marlins GCLRkmia31P1---------------1100.01.8
2017Jupiter Hammerheads FSLA+mia31P2----1-1---------2100.01.5
2017Miami MarlinsNLMLBmia31P953338--11111.0001.220.33-----9100.05.6
2018Jupiter Hammerheads FSLA+mia32P2---1--111.0000.50------2100.01.5
2018Miami MarlinsNLMLBmia32P2626133411-215151.0000.580.114180.0-26100.016.3
MLB Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P17417099441127313171168.9820.970.17311075.6-1740.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P2---3--331.0001.50------20.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P5---11-21.5000.20------50.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1---------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2012Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2632----------
2013Bowie Baysox EastAAbal272----------
2013Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2723----------
2014Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2831----------
2015Frederick Keys CaroA+bal291----------
2015Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2931----------
2016Miami MarlinsNLMLBmia3022----------
2017Gulf Coast Marlins GCLRkmia311----------
2017Jupiter Hammerheads FSLA+mia312----------
2017Miami MarlinsNLMLBmia319----------
2018Jupiter Hammerheads FSLA+mia322----------
2018Miami MarlinsNLMLBmia3226----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2008Chinese TaipeiOlympicsTournament22102.61220000010.11043008000.998.710.000.006.9703.481.000
2012Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB26223.60505000020.019128449001.158.551.801.804.052.255.40.500
2012Baltimore OriolesDiv SeriesMLB26101.4211000006.18210130001.4811.370.001.424.263.002.841.000
2013Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB27118.2233000007.21197346002.0812.913.524.707.041.5010.57.500
2014Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB28116.39440000012.219993211101.7213.502.131.427.825.506.39.500
2014Baltimore OriolesDiv SeriesMLB280012.2711000003.27552030002.1917.184.910.007.36012.27.000
2014Baltimore OriolesChamp. SeriesMLB28013.3811000005.17220140001.5711.810.001.696.754.003.38.000
2015Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB29012.45550000018.119651110101.109.330.490.494.9110.002.95.000
2016Miami MarlinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB30016.0022000006.01044101001.6715.001.500.001.5006.00.000
2017Miami MarlinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB31033.32660000019.019876314001.169.002.841.426.634.673.79.000
Summer Olympics Totals - 1 yrs102.61220000010.31043008000.978.710.000.006.9703.481.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 6 yrs494.3025205000083.7974840181451201.3310.431.941.515.493.645.16.308
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 2 yrs105.40220000010.01576216001.6013.501.800.905.406.006.301.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs013.3811000005.3722014001.5011.810.001.696.754.003.38.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2017Miami MarlinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3133010000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 1 yrs33010000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2012MLB All-Rookie Team (P) ... MLB All-Rookie Team (Baseball America) (P)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-04-28SPMiami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL32.281Team Roster on 2018-04-28
2018-04-17SPMiami MarlinsJupiter (A+)YDL-10InjuredAssigned to Jupiter (A+) for rehab32.270Team Roster on 2018-04-17
2018-03-29SPMiami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Left elbow strain32.251Team Roster on 2018-03-29
2017-10-10SPMiami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL32.081Team Roster on 2017-10-10
2017-09-01SPMiami MarlinsJupiter (A+)YDL-10InjuredAssigned to Jupiter (A+) for rehab32.042Team Roster on 2017-09-01
2017-08-25SPMiami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)YDL-10InjuredAssigned to Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk) for rehab32.035Team Roster on 2017-08-25
2017-05-05SPMiami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Left arm fatigue31.288Team Roster on 2017-05-05
2016-09-19SPMiami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL31.060Team Roster on 2016-09-19
2016-07-26SPMiami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Left elbow sprain31.005Team Roster on 2016-07-26
2016-01-19SPMiami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 5-year contract for 2016-2020 ($72m) [Free Agent] $8m signing bonus Player/Vesting Option for 2021 at $16m Opt-out after 201730.182Team Roster on 2016-01-19
2015-11-03SPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency30.105  
2015-06-27SPBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Frederick (A+)29.341Team Roster on 2015-06-27
2015-06-16SPBaltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Frederick (A+)29.330Team Roster on 2015-06-16
2014-10-31SPBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActiveContractOrioles exercised option for 2015 ($4.75m)29.102Team Roster on 2014-10-31
2014-08-31SPBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Gulf Coast Orioles (Rk)29.041Team Roster on 2014-08-31
2014-08-28SPBaltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Gulf Coast Orioles (Rk)29.038Team Roster on 2014-08-28
2013-09-01SPBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Gulf Coast Orioles (Rk)28.042Team Roster on 2013-09-01
2013-08-28SPBaltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to GCL Orioles (Rk)28.038Team Roster on 2013-08-28
2013-07-10SPBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL27.354Team Roster on 2013-07-10
2013-06-29SPBaltimore OriolesBowie (AA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Bowie (AA) for rehab27.343Team Roster on 2013-06-29
2013-05-14SPBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Strained right oblique27.297Team Roster on 2013-05-14
2012-01-20SPBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 3-year contract for 2012-2014 ($11.388m) [Free Agent] 3.072--3.572--4.072 $0.25m signing bonus Club option for 201526.183Team Roster on 2012-01-20
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2012-01-10ContractSigned by Orioles 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2012Baltimore Orioles-26250,000-------250,000Signing Bonus as an amateur free agent
2012Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll263,072,000-2711171++2,954,887480,0003,322,0002012-01-20 - Signed to 3-year contract for 2012-2014 ($11.388m) [Free Agent] 3.072--3.572--4.072 $0.25m signing bonus Club option for 2015
2013Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll273,655,333-2561072++3,023,990490,0006,977,333
2014Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll284,155,333-2541072++3,256,497500,00011,132,666
2015Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll294,750,0004244973++3,571,283507,50015,882,6662014-10-31 - Orioles exercised option for 2015 ($4.75m)
2016Miami MarlinsTeam Payroll306,000,0005202478++3,498,245507,50021,882,6662016-01-19 - Signed to 5-year contract for 2016-2020 ($72m) [Free Agent] $8m signing bonus Player/Vesting Option for 2021 at $16m Opt-out after 2017
2017Miami MarlinsTeam Payroll319,000,0006133485++3,651,709535,00030,882,666
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red