Sean Newcomb Atlanta Braves

Age: 25 (June 12, 1993) | 6' 5" | 255lbs. | Throws: Left P-31
Tm Lg YEAR W L SV Hld G GS IP H HR BB SO ERA WHIP Rating BB/9 SO/9 BABIP G/L/F % $4x4 $5x5
LAA A 2015 1 0 0 0 7 7 34.1 25 1 19 45 1.83 1.28 1.05 5.0 11.8 .317 n/a
LAA A+ 2015 6 1 0 0 13 13 65.2 50 2 33 84 2.47 1.26 1.06 4.5 11.5 .322 n/a
LAA AA 2015 2 2 0 0 7 7 36.0 22 2 24 39 2.75 1.28 1.03 6.0 9.8 .242 n/a
ATL AA 2016 8 7 0 0 27 27 140.0 113 4 71 152 3.86 1.31 1.10 4.6 9.8 .310 n/a
ATL AAA 2017 3 3 0 0 11 11 57.2 45 3 33 74 2.97 1.35 1.14 5.2 11.5 .322 n/a
ATL NL 2017 4 9 0 0 19 19 100.0 100 10 57 108 4.32 1.57 1.44 5.1 9.7 .341 44/23/33 -3 2
ATL NL 2018 12 9 0 0 31 30 164.0 137 18 81 160 3.90 1.33 1.25 4.4 8.8 .282 43/21/36 7 11
ATL NL 2019 0 0 0 0 3 3 12.0 15 0 8 5 4.50 1.92 1.58 6.0 3.8 .342 44/16/40 -2 -1
Career 3yrs 16 18 0 0 53 52 276.0 252 28 146 273 4.08 1.44 1.33 4.8 8.9 .307 n/a
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All those walks have punched his ticket back to Gwinnett.

Alex Patton Alex

Sean Newcomb (P) ATL - Apr. 1

Newcomb walked four and allowed six hits in four scoreless innings during Monday's win over the Cubs. He walked three and took the no-decision.

ROTOWIRE RECOMMENDS: Newcomb needed a whopping 91 pitches to get through four-plus innings and only 49 were strikes. He was in line to pick up a win but didn't finish the fifth inning.

Alex Patton Alex
Apr 2

Why is Newcomb’s 2019 projection so lousy?

I think you'll find your answer in the BB/9 column.

Keith Prosseda andypro
Mar 6

Why is Newcomb’s 2019 projection so lousy? He’s a young pitcher and strong prospect who looked like he was on his way to breaking out when he tired and ran out of gas in August and September.

Tom Ortenberg tgorty123
Mar 6

At the end of June, it looked like the Braves had themselves an ace. Then he stumbled in July (5.06 ERA) and fell apart in August (6.75 ERA). In his five July starts, the batting average against him was .181; the problem was he started walking people. The batting average against him jumped to .325 in five August starts, but he cut his walks down a bit. In September the BAA dropped back down to .200 but he walked 12 in 19 IP and had a 4.26 ERA.

On the year, he had a 5.12 ERA at home (14 starts) and a 2.80 ERA on the road.

The bidding will go quickly to $10 (in 5x5 at least) and then each new bid will be with a silent groan.

Alex Patton Alex
Jan 15
Fangraphs:   WAR 1.9    FIP 4.14   SIERA 4.54   FB 62%   FBv 93.0   HR/FB 11%    Hard 35%
Alex Patton Alex
Dec 16 '18