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Mike Fiers

33-Year-Old Pitcher – Detroit Tigers

2018 Stats

W-L

5-4

ERA

4.29

WHIP

1.33

K

58

SV

0

2018 Preseason Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

His career 8.5 K/9 might suggest otherwise, but Fiers relies heavily on deception ahead of power: his fastball sits in the low-90s and is aided by an unusual delivery and arm angle which work to hide ...

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2018 ADP:  481.34

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 202   DOB: 6/15/1985   BORN: Hollywood, FL   COLLEGE: Nova Southeastern   DRAFTED: 22nd Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Mike Fiers Contract Information:

Signed a one-year, $6.5 million contract with the Tigers in December of 2017.

June 22, 2018  –  Mike Fiers News

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Fiers (5-4) took the loss Friday, giving up four runs on four hits and three walks over five innings while striking out four as the Tigers were routed 10-0 by Cleveland.

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Mike Fiers Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2009 24 R HEL 13 0 0 21.0 10 3 2 35 1 1 0 8 1.29 0.52
2009 24 A WIS 3 0 0 6.0 4 0 0 8 2 0 0 1 0.00 1.00
2009 24 A BRE 6 0 0 13.7 10 3 2 16 2 1 0 2 2.05 0.88
2010 25 A+ BRE 10 15 0 93.1 78 36 6 94 23 4 8 0 0 0 3.47 1.08
2010 25 AA HUN 10 4 0 31.2 28 13 3 36 9 1 1 1 0 0 3.69 1.19
2011 26 AA HUN 12 8 0 61.1 42 18 7 63 14 5 3 5 0 0 2.64 0.92
2011 26 AAA NAS 12 10 1 64.2 41 8 4 69 22 8 0 0 0 0 1.11 0.98
2011 26 MAJ MIL 2 0 0 2.0 2 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 2.50
2012 27 AAA NAS 10 10 1 55.0 49 27 6 49 18 1 3 0 0 0 4.42 1.22
2012 27 MAJ MIL 23 22 0 127.7 125 53 12 135 36 9 10 0 0 0 3.74 1.26
2013 28 A+ BRE 1 1 0 6.0 6 4 1 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.00 1.00
2013 28 AAA NAS 1 5 0 28.2 24 7 3 30 12 1 2 0 0 0 2.20 1.28
2013 28 MAJ MIL 11 3 0 22.3 28 18 8 15 6 1 4 0 0 0 7.25 1.52
2014 29 AAA NAS 17 17 1 102.1 80 29 8 129 17 8 5 0 0 0 2.55 0.95
2014 29 MAJ MIL 14 10 0 71.7 46 17 7 76 17 6 5 0 0 0 2.13 0.88
2015 30 MAJ HOU 10 9 1 62.3 45 23 10 59 21 2 1 0 0 0 3.32 1.06
2015 30 MAJ MIL 21 21 0 118.0 117 51 14 121 43 5 9 0 0 0 3.89 1.36
2015  (Multiple Teams) 30 MAJ HOU/MIL 31 30 1 180.3 162 74 24 180 64 7 10 0 0 0 3.69 1.25
2016 31 MAJ HOU 31 30 0 168.7 187 84 26 134 42 11 8 0 0 0 4.48 1.36
2017 32 MAJ HOU 29 28 0 153.3 157 89 32 146 62 8 10 0 0 0 5.22 1.43
2018 33 MAJ DET 14 14 0 77.7 85 37 16 58 18 5 4 0 0 0 4.29 1.33
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3-Year Averages     30 29 0 167.4 168 82 27 153 56 8 9 0 0 0 4.41 1.34
Career  (View All)     155 137 1 803.7 792 372 125 746 248 47 51 0 4.17 1.29

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Mike Fiers Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Team Games To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Jun. 22 @Cle 5.0 4 4 4 2 3 4 0 1 0 L 0 0 0 4.29 1.33
Jun. 15 @CWS 5.3 8 3 3 1 1 4 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.09 1.32
Jun. 9 Cle 7.0 5 1 1 1 1 8 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.01 1.29
Jun. 4 NYY 5.7 6 2 2 1 2 6 1 0 0 W 0 0 0 4.33 1.34
May. 30 LAA 5.7 7 1 1 0 1 4 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.45 1.34
May. 25 CWS 5.7 9 4 4 1 3 4 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.78 1.33
May. 19 @Sea 5.0 6 4 4 2 1 2 1 0 0 L 0 0 0 4.57 1.22
May. 14 Cle 6.0 3 1 1 1 1 5 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 4.23 1.20
May. 8 @Tex 5.3 6 2 2 1 0 5 0 1 0 W 0 0 0 4.73 1.30
May. 3 @KC 4.0 6 5 5 2 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.00 1.33
Apr. 27 @Bal 6.0 4 3 3 2 1 5 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.91 1.26
Apr. 21 KC 5.3 10 4 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.71 1.41
Last 14 Games (Team)
3 Games Pitched:  Avg. 5.8 IP/G
17.3 17 8 8 4 5 16 1 1 0 0-1 0 0 0 4.15 1.27
Last 30 Games (Team)
6 Games Pitched:  Avg. 5.7 IP/G
34.3 39 15 15 6 11 30 2 1 0 1-1 0 0 0 3.93 1.46
Last 60 Games (Team)
12 Games Pitched:  Avg. 5.5 IP/G
66.0 74 34 32 14 16 48 3 2 0 4-3 0 0 0 4.36 1.36

Mike Fiers Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2018163281239719.258
201733168377411215.256
20163195918801819.272

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201817230646927.288
201734078258313117.275
2016405752410729117.287

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201841.0310311063.511.41
201786.73607930164.571.30
201694.76508021124.091.28

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201836.7230278105.151.23
201766.75406732166.081.59
201674.05305421144.991.46
Mike Fiers vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Mike Fiers Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2009 24 R HEL 13 0 21.0 15.00 0.43 35.00 0.86 88.9% 1.29 1.25 .248
2009 24 A WIS 3 0 6.0 12.00 3.00 4.00 0.00 100% 0.00 1.53 .310
2009 24 A BRE 6 0 13.7 10.54 1.32 8.00 1.32 90% 2.05 3.20 .262
2010 25 A+ BRE 10 15 93.1 9.09 2.22 4.09 0.58 68.4% 3.47 3.11 .299
2010 25 AA HUN 10 4 31.2 10.38 2.60 4.00 0.87 70.6% 3.69 3.30 .325
2011 26 AA HUN 12 8 61.1 9.28 2.06 4.50 1.03 77.6% 2.64 3.41 .243
2011 26 AAA NAS 12 10 64.2 9.67 3.08 3.14 0.56 93.2% 1.11 3.03 .248
2011 26 MAJ MIL 2 0 2.0 9.00 13.50 0.67 0.00 2.00 100% 0.00 5.70 .355
2012 27 AAA NAS 10 10 55.0 8.02 2.95 2.72 0.98 65.6% 4.42 3.98 .288
2012 27 MAJ MIL 23 22 127.7 9.52 2.54 3.75 0.85 0.80 72.5% 3.74 3.20 .334
2013 28 A+ BRE 1 1 6.0 12.00 0.00 0.00 1.50 40% 6.00 2.70 .359
2013 28 AAA NAS 1 5 28.2 9.57 3.83 2.50 0.96 87.9% 2.20 3.73 .298
2013 28 MAJ MIL 11 3 22.3 6.04 2.42 2.50 3.22 0.72 61.5% 88.3 MPH 7.25 7.32 .294
2014 29 AAA NAS 17 17 102.1 11.37 1.50 7.59 0.71 76.4% 2.55 2.40 .312
2014 29 MAJ MIL 14 10 71.7 9.54 2.13 4.47 0.88 0.79 82.1% 89.6 MPH 2.13 3.06 .236
2015 30 MAJ HOU 10 9 62.3 8.52 3.03 2.81 1.44 0.99 76.8% 89.4 MPH 3.32 4.45 .231
2015 30 MAJ MIL 21 21 118.0 9.23 3.28 2.81 1.07 1.10 74.7% 89.4 MPH 3.89 3.91 .327
2015  (Multiple Teams) 30 MAJ HOU/MIL 31 30 180.3 8.98 3.19 2.81 1.20 1.06 75.2% 89.4 MPH 3.69 4.03 .296
2016 31 MAJ HOU 31 30 168.7 7.15 2.24 3.19 1.39 1.48 71.4% 89.6 MPH 4.48 4.49 .320
2017 32 MAJ HOU 29 28 153.3 8.57 3.64 2.35 1.88 1.27 69.5% 89.7 MPH 5.22 5.48 .304
2018 33 MAJ DET 14 14 77.7 6.72 2.09 3.22 1.85 1.03 75.9% 88.4 MPH 4.29 5.23 .300
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 1 5.6 8.75 3.34 2.62 1.73 72.4% 4.74 4.87 .313
Rest Of Season     0 15 86.7 8.29 3.11 2.67 1.69 71.6% 4.73 4.83 .309
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3-Year Averages     30 29 167.4 8.22 3.01 2.73 1.45 72.1% 4.41 4.47 .306
Career     155 137 803.7 8.35 2.78 3.01 1.40 73% 4.17 4.32 .305

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Mike Fiers Defensive Stats

DRS Breakdown
Pos Year Inn DRS (?) Pos Rank Range & Pos (?) OF Arm (?) GFP/DME (?) GDP (?) Bunts (?) Catcher SB (?) Pitcher SB (?) Adj ERA (?) Strike Zone(?)
P 2018 77.7 -1 - -2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

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2018 Stat Review for Mike Fiers    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2016 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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3.22 K/BB
GOOD
6.72 K/9
POOR
2.09 BB/9
GREAT
88.4 MPH Fastball
POOR
1.9 HR/9
TERRIBLE
1.03 GB/FB Ratio
BALANCED
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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4.29 ERA
WEAK
1.33 WHIP
WEAK
5.23 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

Explain This

.300 BABIP
ABOVE AVERAGE
75.9% Strand Rate
ABOVE AVERAGE

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Mike Fiers: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Fiers allowed three runs on eight hits and a walk with four strikeouts through 5.1 innings in a no-decision Friday against the White Sox.

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Fiers (5-3) struck out eight batters over seven innings of one-run ball Saturday while recording a win over the Indians. He allowed just five hits and one walk over 108 pitches.

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Fiers (5-3) picked up the win in Game 2 of Monday's doubleheader against the Yankees, giving up two earned runs on six hits over 5.2 innings. He walked two and struck out six.

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Fiers didn't factor into the decision in Friday's 5-4 win over the White Sox, giving up four runs on nine hits and three walks over 5.2 innings while striking out four.

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Fiers (4-3) allowed four earned runs on six hits and a walk while striking out two across five innings to take the loss Saturday against the Mariners.

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Fiers (4-2) picked up the win Monday against the Indians, as he allowed just a single run on three hits and a walk across six innings. He struck out five.

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Fiers (3-2) earned the win Tuesday, allowing two runs on six hits while striking out five over 5.1 innings against the Rangers.

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Fiers gave up five runs on six hits and one walk while striking out one over four innings in a no-decision against the Royals on Thursday.

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Fiers (2-2) took the loss to the Orioles on Friday by giving up three earned runs on four hits and one walk over six innings while recording six strikeouts.

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Fiers improved to 2-1 on the season despite allowing 10 hits and a walk in 5.1 innings Saturday against the Royals. He allowed four runs (two earned) and didn't strike out a single batter.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

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2017

Fiers' first full season in Houston was a mixed bag, as he showed skills growth with an improved walk rate (2.2 BB/9) and the highest groundball rate of his big league career (42.2 percent), but struggled to keep the ball in the yard with the highest home-run rate (1.39 HR/9) he's had in any campaign as a pro. Little has changed with Fiers' arsenal, but his high-80s fastball, which is only effective when he's painting the corners of the strike zone, was hammered by opposing hitters to the tune of a .343 batting average against and a .653 slugging percentage against. By comparison, the opposition hit .246 with a .453 slugging percentage against Fiers' fastball in 2015, so he's shown an ability to get by without good velocity in the past. He may prove capable of shaving a half-run from his 2016 ERA, but expecting more than that level of improvement without a significant change to his pitch mix is a stretch.

2016

Acquired by the Astros with Carlos Gomez at the trade deadline, Fiers pitched well for his new club after a rough start to the season with Milwaukee. The 30-year-old right-hander went beyond the sixth inning just once in his first 12 starts, as a lack of velocity (89.4 mph) often forced him to nibble around the strike zone, which often led to high pitch counts. Despite his early struggles, Fiers logged a career-high 180.1 innings in 31 appearances (30 starts) between the Astros and Brewers, going 7-10 with a 3.69 ERA and 1.25 WHIP. He did allow 24 home runs on the season for a terrible 1.2 HR/9, but he still struck out nearly a batter per inning and owned a 3.32 ERA and 1.06 WHIP after arriving in Houston. Fiers is projected as the Astros' fourth starter to open 2016.

2015

A trying 2013 season landed Fiers at Triple-A Nashville to open the 2014 season, and he made all of four appearances for the Brewers before August. However, that was due to the depth of the rotation at the big league level, as Fiers was brilliant with Nashville. He sustained that success when he was called up to Milwaukee, and did not give up more than three earned runs in any of his 10 major league starts. Fiers does not have a big fastball, but he has struck out over a batter per inning and owns a 1.18 WHIP over his big league career. Thanks to his impressive 2014 campaign, consider Fiers the front-runner for the Brewers’ fifth starter job.

2014

Fiers burst onto the scene in 2012, posting a 1.80 ERA over his first 13 games (12 starts), but he faltered late that year, and his struggles carried over to 2013. Fiers won the fifth starter job during spring training, but was removed from the rotation after just one appearance, sent to the minors, and briefly recalled before being sent down again in June. When it was all said and done, Fiers ended up giving up 18 earned runs over 22.1 innings with the Brewers and saw his season come to an early end after breaking his arm in June. Fiers was effective at first thanks to a deceptive delivery, but he does not possess a formidable arsenal, and it’s highly unlikely he will regain the form that led to his initial success in 2012.

2013

Fiers was the Brewers' Minor League Pitcher of the Year in 2011, but few expected him to throw the ball as well as he did in his first stint in the majors. Fiers tired late in the season and finished with a 3.74 ERA, but he also posted a 135:36 K:BB ratio over 127.2 innings and held the opposition to two earned runs or fewer in 12 of his 22 starts. Although he pitched well in his first exposure to big league hitters, he will need to earn his place in the rotation by pitching well again in spring training, and it is unclear if the Brewers would consider him for long relief if he fails to lock down a starting gig in Arizona this spring.

2012

Fiers started last season at Double-A Huntsville and ended in Milwaukee. He doesn't throw hard, but has a funky delivery that helped him strikeout more than a batter per inning in 2011. Fiers has an outside chance at a rotation spot in 2012, but could also stick as a long reliever in the bullpen thanks to a four-pitch arsenal and low walk rate. In many ways, his role and upside could parallel that of Arizona's Josh Collmenter.