Esteban Rea
Chicago (A) White Sox (ML)
Esteban Rea
Nickname:
Gopher
Birthdate:
Oct. 14, 2000 (24 y, 7 m, 5 d)
Born In:
San Cristóbal, ART, CUB
Nationality:
Cuban
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
L/R
Height/Weight:
5'11"/201
Entry:
Unknown
Contract:
$42M / 4 years (2022-2025)
ML Service Time:
3 years, 43 days

2025 Season Pitching Summary

Team G GS IP W-L SV SD MD BB K ERA FIP FIP- xFIP WAR
CHA - MLB
7 7 43.2 3-2 0 0 0 9 44 2.886 2.087 56 2.913 1.66
Current Status
MLB Service Time 3 years, 43 days
40-man Service Time 3 years, 43 days
Time as Pro 3 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Options Used - This Year 0 - No
Personality
Leadership High
Loyalty High
Desire for Win Low
Greed Low
Intelligence High
Work Ethic High
Popularity
National Very Popular
Local Extremely Popular
Current Contract
2022 $10M
2023 $11M
2024 $11M
2025 $10M / T$2.5M ($7.72M left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP bonus$500k @ 80 IP
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 10 9 1 4 11
vs R 10 9 1 4 11
vs L 9 8 1 4 10
Potential 10 9 1 4 11
Fielding C IF OF
Range 2 2
Error 12 9
Arm 1 18 7
Turn DP 9
C Ability 1
Position
Pitcher 13
Run/Bunt
Speed 4
Stealing 1
Running 1
Sac Bunt 17
Bunt for Hit 1
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 19 16 16
vs R 19 16 17
vs L 19 15 16
Potential 19 16 16
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 20 20
Curveball 15 15
Changeup 11 11
Other Pitching
Velocity 97-99 mph
GB % 60%
Stamina 12
Hold 13
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
2025-04-21
Outfield Error decreased from 10 to 9
2025-04-14
Control Potential decreased from 17 to 16
Control decreased from 17 to 16
2025-04-05
P defense decreased from 14 to 13
Movement Potential increased from 15 to 16
Movement increased from 15 to 16
Movement vs L increased from 14 to 15
Stamina increased from 11 to 12
Weight increased from 201 to 202
2025-03-27
Movement vs R increased from 15 to 16
2025-03-09
Curveball Pot decreased from 16 to 15
Curveball decreased from 16 to 15
2025-02-08
Stuff Potential decreased from 20 to 19
Stuff decreased from 20 to 19
Stuff vs R decreased from 20 to 19
Stuff vs L decreased from 20 to 19
Movement Potential decreased from 16 to 15
Movement decreased from 16 to 15
Movement vs R decreased from 16 to 15
Movement vs L decreased from 15 to 14
GB% decreased from 61% to 60%
Position changed from CL to SP
Role changed from CL to SP
Weight increased from 200 to 201
Local Popularity increased from Very Popular to Extremely Popular
National Popularity increased from Popular to Very Popular
2024-11-10
Hold decreased from 14 to 13
2024-11-01
Weight increased from 199 to 200
2024-10-23
Stamina decreased from 12 to 11
2024-10-07
P defense decreased from 15 to 14
Weight increased from 198 to 199
2024-09-23
Stamina increased from 11 to 12
2024-08-26
Weight increased from 197 to 198
2024-07-31
Weight decreased from 198 to 197
2024-07-08
GB% increased from 60% to 61%
2024-06-24
Stamina decreased from 12 to 11
2024-05-06
Curveball Pot decreased from 17 to 16
Position changed from RP to CL
Role changed from RP to CL
Weight increased from 197 to 198
2024-04-29
Infield Range decreased from 3 to 2
Outfield Range decreased from 3 to 2
Changeup Pot increased from 10 to 11
Changeup increased from 10 to 11
Weight increased from 196 to 197
2024-04-22
Movement increased from 15 to 16
Movement vs R increased from 15 to 16
2024-04-07
Speed decreased from 5 to 4
Stamina increased from 11 to 12
Weight increased from 195 to 196
2024-03-20
Stamina increased from 9 to 11
Changeup Pot increased from 8 to 10
Changeup increased from 8 to 10
2024-03-11
Control vs R decreased from 18 to 17
Control vs L decreased from 17 to 16
GB% increased from 59% to 60%
2024-02-09
Position changed from CL to RP
Role changed from CL to RP
2024-01-17
Weight increased from 194 to 195
2024-01-02
Outfield Arm decreased from 8 to 7
2023-11-27
GB% decreased from 60% to 59%
2023-11-13
Local Popularity increased from Well Known to Very Popular
National Popularity increased from Well Known to Popular
2023-09-11
Stuff Potential increased from 19 to 20
Stuff increased from 19 to 20
Stuff vs R increased from 19 to 20
Stuff vs L increased from 18 to 20
Position changed from SP to CL
Role changed from SP to CL
2023-07-17
Stuff Potential decreased from 20 to 19
Stuff decreased from 20 to 19
Stuff vs R decreased from 20 to 19
Stuff vs L decreased from 20 to 18
Movement increased from 14 to 15
Movement vs L increased from 14 to 15
Position changed from RP to SP
Role changed from RP to SP
2023-05-29
Outfield Range decreased from 4 to 3
P defense decreased from 16 to 15
Movement Potential increased from 14 to 16
Control Potential increased from 16 to 17
Control increased from 16 to 17
Control vs R increased from 17 to 18
Control vs L increased from 16 to 17
GB% increased from 59% to 60%
Stamina increased from 6 to 9
Curveball Pot increased from 16 to 17
Changeup Pot increased from 6 to 8
Changeup increased from 6 to 8
Weight increased from 193 to 194
2023-02-26
Speed decreased from 6 to 5
Infield Range decreased from 4 to 3
Outfield Range decreased from 5 to 4
P defense decreased from 17 to 16
Hold increased from 13 to 14
Weight increased from 190 to 193
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Well Known
National Popularity increased from Unknown to Well Known
2022-07-31
Eye vs L increased from 3 to 4
Control vs R increased from 16 to 17
Control vs L increased from 15 to 16

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
CHA - MLB
2025 24 7 7 43.2 3-2 0 44 9 25.00% 5.11% 1.14% 74.69% 52.50% 0.325 2.886 2.087 56 2.913 0.80 1.66
CHA - MLB
2024 23 3 74 84.1 5-7 43 114 20 32.57% 5.71% 2.29% 79.73% 46.97% 0.342 2.881 2.331 57 2.423 0.55 3.12
CHA - MLB
2023 22 3 71 83.2 5-8 41 110 21 33.43% 6.38% 2.43% 80.23% 55.15% 0.260 2.689 2.650 65 2.592 0.04 2.58
CHA - MLB
2022 21 0 72 68.2 7-4 8 83 18 28.14% 6.10% 4.41% 80.47% 58.12% 0.347 3.932 4.125 103 2.767 -0.19 0.08
Total - MLB
MLB
13 224 280.1 20-21 92 351 68 30.52% 5.91% 2.70% 79.19% 53.12% 0.318 3.082 2.828 70 2.634 0.25 7.44

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA WAR
CHA - MLB
2024 23 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00
CHA - MLB
2023 22 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00
CHA - MLB
2022 21 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00
Total - MLB
MLB
11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
CHA - MLB
2025 P 7 43.2 3 6 2 0.818 1.855 1.024 -0.80
CHA - MLB
2024 P 73 84.1 6 8 2 0.875 1.494 0.915 -1.67
CHA - MLB
2023 P 70 83.2 6 5 1 0.917 1.183 0.881 -1.43
CHA - MLB
2022 P 65 68.2 1 9 1 0.909 1.311 0.985 -0.81
Total P 215 280.1 16 28 6 -4.72

TheShow Pitching Log

Date Opp Score GS IP H R ER HR BB K IBB HBP GB FB BF PI GSC WPA ERA FIP
May 14, 2025
May 14
MIN 4 - 0 6.0 6 0 0 0 1 6 0 0 4 7 24 104 68 0.28
May 8, 2025
May 8
@KC 2 - 4 5.0 5 4 4 1 2 6 0 0 4 5 22 89 44 -0.25
May 3, 2025
May 3
@DET 3 - 2 7.0 6 2 2 1 0 6 0 0 9 5 26 91 64 0.07
April 26, 2025
Apr 26
CLE 3 - 2 6.0 5 2 1 0 1 6 0 0 5 5 23 83 64 0.07
April 21, 2025
Apr 21
@NYA 2 - 0 8.2 6 0 0 0 1 10 0 0 8 7 32 108 88 0.56
April 16, 2025
Apr 16
@CLE 0 - 3 6.0 5 3 3 0 3 5 0 0 6 7 26 102 56 -0.07
April 10, 2025
Apr 10
DET 5 - 4 5.0 8 4 4 0 1 5 0 1 6 2 23 83 45 -0.25
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
All-Star 2024 Chicago (A) (MLB)
Reliever of the Year 2024 Chicago (A) (MLB)
2023 Chicago (A) (MLB)
Pitcher of the Month May 2024 Chicago (A) (MLB)
Oct 2023 Chicago (A) (MLB)
Hall of Fame Metrics
Metric Score
Black Ink3
Grey Ink6
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Leaderboard Appearances
Year SV Rank
2023 41 2
2024 43 1
Year WAR Rank
2025 1.7 5