Contract Crowdsourcing 2017-18: Ballot 9 of 15

Free agency begins five days after the end of the World Series. As in other recent offseasons, FanGraphs is once again facilitating this offseason a contract-crowdsourcing project, the idea being to harness the wisdom of the crowds to the end of better understanding the 2017-18 free-agent market.

Below are links to ballots for five of this year’s free agents, all of them starting pitchers, probably.

Other Players: Yonder Alonso / Jake Arrieta / Alex Avila / Jose Bautista / Carlos Beltran / Jay Bruce / Melky Cabrera / Trevor Cahill / Welington Castillo / Lorenzo Cain / Andrew Cashner / Jhoulys Chacin / Alex Cobb / Zack Cozart / Jarrod Dyson / Lucas Duda / Alcides Escobar / Yunel Escobar / Todd Frazier / Carlos Gomez / Carlos Gonzalez / Curtis Granderson / Matt Holliday / Eric Hosmer / Chris Iannetta / Jon Jay / Howie Kendrick / Jonathan Lucroy / J.D. Martinez / Cameron Maybin / Mitch Moreland / Logan Morrison / Mike Moustakas / Eduardo Nunez / Brandon Phillips / Jose Reyes / Carlos Santana / Justin Upton / Neil Walker / Jayson Werth.

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Bartolo Colon (Profile)
Some relevant information regarding Colon:

  • Has averaged 176 IP and 2.0 WAR over last three seasons.
  • Has averaged 2.0 WAR per 180 IP over last three seasons.
  • Recorded a 0.6 WAR in 143.0 IP in 2017.
  • Is projected to record 1.5 WAR per 180 IP**.
  • Is entering his age-∞ season.
  • Made ca. $12.5M in 2017 as part of deal signed in November 2016.

*That is, a roughly average number of innings for a starting pitcher.
**Prorated version of final 2017 depth-chart projections available here.

Click here to estimate years and dollars for Colon.

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Johnny Cueto (Profile)
Some relevant information regarding Cueto:

  • Has averaged 193 IP and 3.6 WAR over last three seasons.
  • Has averaged 3.3 WAR per 180 IP over last three seasons.
  • Recorded a 1.2 WAR in 147.1 IP in 2017.
  • Is projected to record 2.8 WAR per 180 IP**.
  • Is entering his age-32 season.
  • Made $21.0M in 2017 as part of deal signed in December 2015.

*That is, a roughly average number of innings for a starting pitcher.
**Prorated version of final 2017 depth-chart projections available here.

Click here to estimate years and dollars for Cueto.

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Yu Darvish (Profile)
Some relevant information regarding Darvish:

  • Has averaged 143 IP and 3.3 WAR over last three seasons.
  • Has averaged 4.1 WAR per 180 IP over last three seasons.
  • Recorded a 3.5 WAR in 186.2 IP in 2017.
  • Is projected to record 3.9 WAR per 180 IP**.
  • Is entering his age-31 season.
  • Made $11.0M in 2017 as part of a deal signed in January 2012.

*That is, a roughly average number of innings for a starting pitcher.
**Prorated version of final 2017 depth-chart projections available here.

Click here to estimate years and dollars for Darvish.

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Doug Fister (Profile)
Some relevant information regarding Fister:

  • Has averaged 124 IP and 0.9 WAR over last three seasons.
  • Has averaged 1.3 WAR per 180 IP over last three seasons.
  • Recorded a 1.4 WAR in 90.1 IP in 2017.
  • Is projected to record 1.2 WAR per 180 IP**.
  • Is entering his age-34 season.
  • Made $1.8M in 2017 as part of deal signed in May.

*That is, a roughly average number of innings for a starting pitcher.
**Prorated version of final 2017 depth-chart projections available here.

Click here to estimate years and dollars for Fister.

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Jaime Garcia (Profile)
Some relevant information regarding Garcia:

  • Has averaged 152 IP and 2.0 WAR over last three seasons.
  • Has averaged 2.4 WAR per 180 IP over last three seasons.
  • Recorded a 2.1 WAR in 157.0 IP in 2017.
  • Is projected to record 2.5 WAR per 180 IP**.
  • Is entering his age-31 season.
  • Made $12.0M in 2017 as part of deal signed in July 2011.

*That is, a roughly average number of innings for a starting pitcher.
**Prorated version of final 2017 depth-chart projections available here.

Click here to estimate years and dollars for Garcia.

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DookieHowserMD
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DookieHowserMD

Is entering his age-? season

Well done

CamdenWarehouse
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CamdenWarehouse

look up

TKDC
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TKDC

It’s not a question mark, it’s an infinity sign.