Brian Zimmerman
Chicago Pit Bulls (ML)
Brian Zimmerman
Nickname:
Real Deal
Birthdate:
March 15, 1990 (29 y, 1 m, 21 d)
Born In:
Berlin, BER, GER
Nationality:
German
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Height/Weight:
6'5"/237
Entry:
2017 Draft - Round: 6, Overall: 148, Team: Chicago Pit Bulls
Contract:
$550k / 1 year
ML Service Time:
0 years, 66 days

2019 Season Pitching Summary

Team G GS IP W-L SV SD MD BB K ERA FIP FIP- xFIP WAR
Milwaukee - COWL
MIL - COWL
3 3 16.2 1-1 0 0 0 12 15 7.020 5.856 155 4.987 -0.10
Current Status
MLB Service Time 0 years, 66 days
40-man Service Time 0 years, 98 days
Time as Pro 2 years
Roster Status Waive/DFA
Injury Status None
Options Used - This Year 2 - Yes
Personality
Leadership Low
Loyalty Low
Greed High
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic Low
Popularity
National Unknown
Local Unknown
Current Contract
2019 $550k ($444k left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 30 30 25 30 35
vs R 30 30 25 30 35
vs L 30 30 25 30 35
Potential 30 30 25 30 35
Fielding C IF OF
Range 40 35
Error 30 30
Arm 20 50 45
Turn DP 30
C Ability 20
Position
Pitcher 55
Run/Bunt
Speed 25
Stealing 25
Running 25
Sac Bunt 80
Bunt for Hit 20
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 50 40 45
vs R 50 40 45
vs L 55 40 50
Potential 50 40 45
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Cutter 55 55
Curveball 60 60
Splitter 60 60
Other Pitching
Velocity 96-98 mph
GB % 65%
Stamina 55
Hold 70
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
2019-04-01
Weight decreased from 238 to 237
2019-02-25
Contact Potential decreased from 35 to 30
Contact decreased from 35 to 30
Contact vs R decreased from 35 to 30
Contact vs L decreased from 35 to 30
Stuff Potential decreased from 55 to 50
Stuff decreased from 55 to 50
Movement Potential increased from 35 to 40
Movement increased from 35 to 40
Movement vs R increased from 35 to 40
Movement vs L increased from 35 to 40
Control Potential decreased from 50 to 45
Control decreased from 50 to 45
Control vs R decreased from 50 to 45
Control vs L decreased from 55 to 50
GB% increased from 63% to 65%
2019-02-01
Weight increased from 237 to 238
2019-01-07
Contact Potential increased from 30 to 35
Contact increased from 30 to 35
Contact vs R increased from 30 to 35
Contact vs L increased from 30 to 35
Outfield Range decreased from 40 to 35
Stuff vs R decreased from 55 to 50
Control Potential decreased from 55 to 50
Control decreased from 55 to 50
Control vs R decreased from 55 to 50
Cutter Pot decreased from 60 to 55
Cutter decreased from 60 to 55
Curveball Pot decreased from 65 to 60
Curveball decreased from 65 to 60
Weight increased from 236 to 237
2018-12-02
Weight increased from 235 to 236
2018-10-07
Gap Potential increased from 20 to 30
Gap increased from 20 to 30
Gap vs R increased from 20 to 30
Gap vs L increased from 20 to 30
Power Potential decreased from 30 to 25
Power decreased from 30 to 25
Power vs R decreased from 30 to 25
Power vs L decreased from 30 to 25
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 30 to 35
Avoid Ks increased from 30 to 35
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 30 to 35
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 30 to 35
Stuff Potential increased from 50 to 55
Stuff increased from 50 to 55
Stuff vs R increased from 50 to 55
Stuff vs L increased from 50 to 55
2018-09-30
Eye Potential increased from 25 to 30
Eye increased from 25 to 30
Eye vs R increased from 25 to 30
Eye vs L increased from 25 to 30
Movement Potential increased from 30 to 35
Movement increased from 30 to 35
Movement vs R increased from 30 to 35
Movement vs L increased from 30 to 35
GB% increased from 60% to 63%
2018-07-25
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 35 to 30
Avoid Ks decreased from 35 to 30
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 35 to 30
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 35 to 30
2018-07-09
Power Potential increased from 25 to 30
Power increased from 25 to 30
Power vs R increased from 25 to 30
Power vs L increased from 25 to 30
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 30 to 35
Avoid Ks increased from 30 to 35
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 30 to 35
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 30 to 35
2018-07-07
Stuff Potential decreased from 65 to 50
Stuff decreased from 65 to 50
Stuff vs R decreased from 65 to 50
Stuff vs L decreased from 65 to 50
Position changed from RP to SP
Role changed from RP to SP
2018-07-02
Power Potential decreased from 30 to 25
Power decreased from 30 to 25
Power vs R decreased from 30 to 25
Power vs L decreased from 30 to 25
2018-06-11
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 35 to 30
Avoid Ks decreased from 35 to 30
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 35 to 30
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 35 to 30
2018-06-02
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 30 to 35
Avoid Ks increased from 30 to 35
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 30 to 35
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 30 to 35
Weight decreased from 236 to 235

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age GS G IP W-L SV K BB K% BB% HR% LOB% GB% BABIP ERA FIP FIP- xFIP E-F WAR
Chicago - BBL
CHI - BBL
2018 28 9 9 37.1 0-5 0 31 12 17.82% 6.90% 10.34% 62.81% 46.05% 0.313 9.402 8.802 216 4.878 0.60 -1.09
Total - BBL
BBL
9 9 37.1 0-5 0 31 12 17.82% 6.90% 10.34% 62.81% 46.05% 0.313 9.402 8.802 216 4.878 0.60 -1.09

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age GS G IP W-L SV K BB K% BB% HR% LOB% GB% BABIP ERA FIP FIP- xFIP E-F WAR
Milwaukee - COWL
MIL - COWL
2019 29 3 3 16.2 1-1 0 15 12 17.65% 14.12% 3.53% 73.17% 40.63% 0.389 7.020 5.856 155 4.987 1.16 -0.10
Milwaukee - COWL
MIL - COWL
2018 28 10 10 59.0 5-3 0 63 13 26.92% 5.56% 1.71% 84.56% 75.93% 0.270 1.678 2.925 76 2.801 -1.25 1.79
Hartford - COWL
HAR - COWL
2017 27 9 9 41.2 4-3 0 49 11 27.84% 6.25% 0.00% 64.91% 61.19% 0.386 4.320 2.524 72 3.013 1.80 1.29
Total - AAA
AAA
22 22 117.1 10-7 0 127 36 25.66% 7.27% 1.41% 74.20% 65.70% 0.331 3.375 3.199 86 3.187 0.18 2.98

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Chicago - BBL
CHI - BBL
2018 P 9 37.1 1 3 0 1.000 0.964 1.037 -0.04
Total P 9 37.1 1 3 0 -0.04

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Milwaukee - COWL
MIL - COWL
2019 P 3 16.2 0 1 0 1.000 0.540 1.052 -0.09
Hartford - COWL
HAR - COWL
2017 P 9 41.2 1 3 0 1.000 0.864 1.012 -0.28
Total P 12 58.1 1 4 0 -0.37

Cow League Pitching Log

Date Opp Score GS IP H R ER HR BB K IBB HBP GB FB BF PI GSC WPA ERA FIP
April 29, 2019
Apr 29
BAL 7 - 5 5.2 8 5 5 1 5 3 0 0 6 7 29 109 30 -0.32
April 23, 2019
Apr 23
HFX 3 - 8 5.0 9 7 7 2 3 6 0 1 3 5 28 99 19 -0.43
April 18, 2019
Apr 18
BRA 17 - 7 6.0 7 1 1 0 4 6 0 0 4 7 28 104 57 0.13
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
Pitcher of the Year 2018 Milwaukee (COWL)
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Leaderboard Appearances
Year HR Rank
2018 18 8