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+ Miami Marlins Status: Active (MLB)

Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts37Walks83Hittable56SO/BB74vsPower56Hitting.370Durability38Team.517Ratings ExplainedBuy
Biography Data
Positions: P-142
Proper Name: Wei-Yin Chen
Born: July 21, 1985 (32.148)
Place Kaohsiung City, Taiwan
Height/Weight: 6-0 / 195 Bats/Throws: Left-Left
High School:
Drafted: 2012 -- Signed as free agent by Baltimore Orioles
MLB Debut:April 10,2012 (26.263)
Service Time:5.000 (2016)
TBC Player ID:53053
Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2017-10-10 - Miami Marlins - Activated from DL More
Recent Contract: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 by Miami Marlins (2016-01-19)
Organizations:BAL, MIA
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (49.92%) -- Slider (15.40%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (15.12%) -- Changeup (11.77%) -- Curveball (7.79%)
Fastball Velocity: [2017] - 91.02 - [2016] - 90.71 - [2015] - 91.62 - [2014] - 91.89 - [2013] - 91.51 - [2012] - 90.98

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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2017MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2017-10-10Miami MarlinsSPActive-MLBMiami MarlinsMLBActivated from DL40man
    2017-09-01Miami MarlinsSPD10JupiterA+Assigned to Jupiter (A+) for rehab40man
    2017-08-25Miami MarlinsSPD10Gulf Coast MarlinsRkAssigned to Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk) for rehab40man
    2017-05-05Miami MarlinsSPD10Miami MarlinsMLBDL-10 Left arm fatigue40man
    2016-09-19Miami MarlinsSPActive-MLBMiami MarlinsMLBActivated from DL40man
    2016-07-26Miami MarlinsSPDL-15Miami MarlinsMLBDL-15 Left elbow sprain40man
    2016-01-19Miami MarlinsSPActive-MLBMiami MarlinsMLBSigned to 5-year contract for 2016-2020 ($72m) [Free Agent] $8m signing bonus Player/Vesting Option for 2021 at $16m Opt-out after 201740man
    2015-11-03SPFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2015-06-27Baltimore OriolesSPActive-MLBBaltimore OriolesMLBRecalled from Frederick (A+)40man
    2015-06-16Baltimore OriolesSPMinorsFrederickA+Assigned to Frederick (A+)40man
    2014-10-31Baltimore OriolesSPActive-MLBBaltimore OriolesMLBOrioles exercised option for 2015 ($4.75m)40man
    2014-08-31Baltimore OriolesSPActive-MLBBaltimore OriolesMLBRecalled from Gulf Coast Orioles (Rk)40man
    2014-08-28Baltimore OriolesSPMinorsGulf Coast OriolesRkAssigned to Gulf Coast Orioles (Rk)40man
    2013-09-01Baltimore OriolesSPActive-MLBBaltimore OriolesMLBRecalled from Gulf Coast Orioles (Rk)40man
    2013-08-28Baltimore OriolesSPMinorsGulf Coast OriolesRkOptioned to GCL Orioles (Rk)40man
    2013-07-10Baltimore OriolesSPActive-MLBBaltimore OriolesMLBActivated from DL40man
    2013-06-29Baltimore OriolesSPDL-15BowieAAAssigned to Bowie (AA) for rehab40man
    2013-05-14Baltimore OriolesSPDL-15Baltimore OriolesMLBDL-15 Strained right oblique40man
    2012-05-04Baltimore OriolesSPActive-MLBBaltimore OriolesMLB40man
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Orioles
    Draft Instances
    Signed as undrafted free agent by the Baltimore Orioles in 2012.
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2017Miami Marlins$ 9,000,000136485$ 535,000$ 3,582,271
    2016Miami Marlins$ 6,000,000202478$ 507,500$ 3,498,2452016-01-19 - Signed to 5-year contract for 2016-2020 ($72m) [Free Agent] $8m signing bonus Player/Vesting Option for 2021 at $16m Opt-out after 2017
    2015Baltimore Orioles$ 4,750,000244973$ 507,500$ 3,571,283
    2014Baltimore Orioles$ 4,155,3332541072$ 500,000$ 3,256,497
    2013Baltimore Orioles$ 3,655,3332561072$ 490,000$ 3,021,531
    2012Baltimore Orioles$ 3,072,0002711171$ 480,000$ 2,954,887

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