Paul Blackburn
Chicago (N) Cubs (ML)
Paul Blackburn
Birthdate:
Dec. 4, 1993 (30 y, 0 m, 22 d)
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Height/Weight:
6'2"/214
Entry:
Unknown
Contract:
$750k / 1 year
ML Service Time:
2 years, 112 days

2023 Season Pitching Summary

Team G GS IP W-L SV SD MD BB K ERA FIP FIP- xFIP WAR
CHN - MLB
15 0 21.1 1-0 0 1 1 9 29 5.906 4.337 107 3.042 0.00

2023 Season Batting Summary

Team G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS wOBA BABIP wRC+ WAR ZR
CHN - MLB
14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.00 -0.23

2023 Season Fielding Summary

Team Pos G IP PO A E Fld % Eff ZR
CHN - MLB
P 14 21.1 1 3 0 1.0000 1.0064 -0.226
Current Status
MLB Service Time 2 years, 112 days
40-man Service Time 4 years, 33 days
Time as Pro 11 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
ML DL Days (season) 102 days
Options Used - This Year 3 - No
Personality
Leadership Normal
Loyalty High
Desire for Win Normal
Greed Normal
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Insignficant
Local Insignficant
Current Contract
2024 $750k
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 5 5 1 6 3
vs R 5 5 1 6 3
vs L 5 5 1 6 3
Potential 5 5 1 6 3
Fielding C IF OF
Range 2 1
Error 6 1
Arm 1 8 1
Turn DP 3
C Ability 1
Position
Pitcher 6
Run/Bunt
Speed 5
Stealing 4
Running 12
Sac Bunt 17
Bunt for Hit 1
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 16 14 10
vs R 16 14 10
vs L 16 14 10
Potential 17 14 10
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 16 16
Curveball 15 15
Changeup 16 16
Screwball 12 13
Other Pitching
Velocity 93-95 mph
GB % 59%
Stamina 12
Hold 15
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
2023-12-12
Baserunning increased from 11 to 12
Weight decreased from 215 to 214
2023-12-07
Control Potential decreased from 11 to 10
Control decreased from 11 to 10
Control vs R decreased from 11 to 10
Control vs L decreased from 11 to 10
2023-11-27
GB% increased from 58% to 59%
2023-11-09
Stuff decreased from 17 to 16
Stuff vs R decreased from 17 to 16
Screwball Pot decreased from 14 to 13
2023-09-11
Eye increased from 5 to 6
Eye vs R increased from 5 to 6
Eye vs L increased from 5 to 6
Stealing increased from 3 to 4
Baserunning decreased from 12 to 11
Stuff vs L decreased from 17 to 16
Control Potential decreased from 12 to 11
Control decreased from 12 to 11
Control vs R decreased from 12 to 11
Control vs L decreased from 12 to 11
Screwball Pot decreased from 15 to 14
Weight increased from 214 to 215
2023-07-17
Speed decreased from 6 to 5
Movement Potential decreased from 15 to 14
Screwball decreased from 13 to 12
Weight increased from 213 to 214
2023-05-29
Sac Bunt increased from 16 to 17
P defense decreased from 7 to 6
Stuff Potential increased from 16 to 17
Stuff increased from 16 to 17
Stuff vs R increased from 16 to 17
Stuff vs L increased from 16 to 17
Position changed from SP to RP
Role changed from SP to RP
Weight increased from 212 to 213
Local Popularity decreased from Well Known to Insignficant
2023-02-26
Gap Potential increased from 4 to 5
Gap increased from 4 to 5
Gap vs R increased from 4 to 5
Gap vs L increased from 4 to 5
Eye decreased from 6 to 5
Eye vs R decreased from 6 to 5
Eye vs L decreased from 6 to 5
Stuff Potential decreased from 17 to 16
Stuff decreased from 17 to 16
Stuff vs R decreased from 17 to 16
Stuff vs L decreased from 17 to 16
GB% decreased from 59% to 58%
Stamina decreased from 13 to 12
Position changed from RP to SP
Role changed from RP to SP
Local Popularity increased from Fair to Well Known
National Popularity decreased from Fair to Insignficant
2022-10-14
Stuff Potential increased from 16 to 17
Stuff increased from 16 to 17
Stuff vs R increased from 16 to 17
Stuff vs L increased from 16 to 17
Position changed from SP to RP
Role changed from SP to RP
2022-07-31
Eye Potential increased from 5 to 6
Eye increased from 5 to 6
Eye vs R increased from 5 to 6
Eye vs L increased from 5 to 6
Movement Potential increased from 14 to 15
GB% increased from 57% to 59%
2022-05-29
Contact Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Contact decreased from 6 to 5
Contact vs R decreased from 6 to 5
Contact vs L decreased from 6 to 5
Gap Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Gap decreased from 5 to 4
Gap vs R decreased from 5 to 4
Gap vs L decreased from 5 to 4
Stuff Potential decreased from 17 to 16
Stuff decreased from 17 to 16
Stuff vs R decreased from 17 to 16
Movement Potential increased from 13 to 14
Movement increased from 13 to 14
Movement vs R increased from 13 to 14
Movement vs L increased from 13 to 14
Velocity increased from 92-94 mph to 93-95 mph
GB% decreased from 58% to 57%
Curveball Pot increased from 14 to 15
Curveball increased from 14 to 15
Changeup Pot decreased from 17 to 16
Changeup decreased from 17 to 16
Screwball Pot increased from 14 to 15
Screwball increased from 11 to 13
Position changed from RP to SP
Role changed from RP to SP
Weight increased from 210 to 212
Local Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
National Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
2021-04-10
Stuff vs L decreased from 17 to 16
Movement Potential decreased from 14 to 13
Movement decreased from 14 to 13
Movement vs R decreased from 14 to 13
GB% decreased from 59% to 58%
Weight increased from 209 to 210

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
CHN - MLB
2023 29 0 15 21.1 1-0 0 29 9 30.53% 9.47% 4.21% 68.18% 55.88% 0.347 5.906 4.337 107 3.042 1.57 0.00
Atlanta - MLB
ATL - MLB
2022 28 2 2 8.2 0-2 0 4 9 8.00% 18.00% 4.00% 54.05% 66.67% 0.382 13.500 8.746 226 6.995 4.75 -0.33
Atlanta - MLB
ATL - MLB
2021 27 0 5 5.1 0-0 0 7 3 25.00% 10.71% 0.00% 57.14% 57.14% 0.611 10.125 1.790 46 2.636 8.34 0.17
SF - MLB
2021 27 0 7 11.2 0-0 0 10 7 18.87% 13.21% 0.00% 73.68% 41.67% 0.343 3.857 3.376 87 5.180 0.48 0.13
SF - MLB
2020 26 0 35 44.1 2-1 0 52 18 26.40% 9.14% 3.05% 68.90% 52.63% 0.328 5.075 3.893 101 3.350 1.18 0.16
SF - MLB
2019 25 3 3 16.1 1-2 0 8 7 11.27% 9.86% 1.41% 70.31% 55.56% 0.321 4.959 4.798 126 5.379 0.16 0.04
Total - MLB
MLB
5 67 107.2 4-5 0 110 53 22.27% 10.73% 2.63% 66.54% 54.04% 0.354 6.019 4.349 112 4.053 1.67 0.17

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
GWI - IL
2022 28 24 26 150.2 9-8 0 135 48 21.26% 7.56% 1.42% 76.05% 50.68% 0.313 3.166 3.597 72 4.495 -0.43 4.38
GWI - IL
2021 27 10 10 60.0 5-1 0 55 21 21.91% 8.37% 2.79% 76.82% 52.73% 0.335 4.050 4.268 88 4.190 -0.22 1.21
SAC - PCL
2021 27 2 2 14.2 1-0 0 10 3 19.23% 5.77% 1.92% 83.33% 48.39% 0.184 1.841 3.893 81 4.575 -2.05 0.36
Norfolk - IL
NOR - IL
2019 25 8 8 32.2 0-0 0 38 7 26.95% 4.96% 2.84% 62.80% 42.59% 0.371 5.235 4.018 77 4.176 1.22 0.84
Iowa - PCL
IOW - PCL
2018 24 56 56 332.2 14-26 0 280 114 19.10% 7.78% 3.41% 65.77% 61.35% 0.333 5.790 5.177 106 4.427 0.61 3.46
Iowa - PCL
IOW - PCL
2017 23 38 38 227.1 12-10 0 188 76 19.03% 7.69% 1.62% 69.27% 52.21% 0.339 4.513 4.234 87 4.795 0.28 4.64
TEN - SL
2017 23 10 10 65.2 3-2 0 54 24 18.69% 8.30% 2.08% 66.96% 58.96% 0.320 4.660 4.509 97 4.465 0.15 1.01
TEN - SL
2016 22 30 30 184.0 14-12 0 139 59 17.33% 7.36% 2.62% 69.05% 49.61% 0.311 4.402 4.921 100 4.818 -0.52 2.50
TEN - SL
2015 21 22 22 129.0 11-6 0 84 48 14.84% 8.48% 1.41% 67.48% 49.12% 0.318 4.256 4.338 98 4.845 -0.08 1.88
Total - AAA
AAA
138 140 818.0 41-45 0 706 269 19.98% 7.61% 2.46% 69.39% 55.30% 0.330 4.731 4.488 92 4.517 0.24 14.90
Total - AA
AA
62 62 378.2 28-20 0 277 131 16.72% 7.91% 2.11% 68.12% 51.00% 0.315 4.397 4.651 99 4.766 -0.25 5.38

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
CHN - MLB
2023 29 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00
Atlanta - MLB
ATL - MLB
2022 28 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -0.11
Atlanta - MLB
ATL - MLB
2021 27 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00
SF - MLB
2021 27 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00
SF - MLB
2020 26 33 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -0.03
SF - MLB
2019 25 2 5 5 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0.200 0.200 0.400 0.3333 0.179 -0.04
Total - MLB
MLB
63 9 9 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 0.111 0.111 0.222 0.2000 0.099 -0.18

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
CHN - MLB
2023 P 14 21.1 1 3 0 1.000 1.688 1.006 -0.23
Atlanta - MLB
ATL - MLB
2022 P 2 8.2 1 2 2 0.600 3.115 0.485 -0.60
Atlanta - MLB
ATL - MLB
2021 P 5 5.1 1 1 0 1.000 3.375 1.989 0.44
SF - MLB
2021 P 7 11.2 2 2 0 1.000 3.086 0.989 -0.11
SF - MLB
2020 P 34 44.1 1 5 0 1.000 1.218 1.153 0.18
SF - MLB
2019 P 3 16.1 1 1 0 1.000 1.102 0.991 -0.07
Total P 65 107.2 7 14 2 -0.39

TheShow Pitching Log

Date Opp Score GS IP H R ER HR BB K IBB HBP GB FB BF PI GSC WPA ERA FIP
June 21, 2023
Jun 21
@COL 0 - 11 0.2 3 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 5 20 - -0.00
June 19, 2023
Jun 19
@COL 2 - 9 2.0 2 2 2 1 0 4 0 0 2 0 8 36 - -0.02
June 18, 2023
Jun 18
WAS 1 - 8 2.0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 2 7 28 - 0.01
June 14, 2023
Jun 14
LAA 12 - 3 2.0 2 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 0 2 10 42 - 0.00
June 13, 2023
Jun 13
LAA 6 - 13 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 5 26 - 0.05
June 8, 2023
Jun 8
@JAC 3 - 2 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 6 29 - 0.19
June 6, 2023
Jun 6
STL 0 - 3 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 4 15 - 0.02
June 2, 2023
Jun 2
MIL 4 - 12 1.1 3 2 2 1 1 2 0 0 2 0 8 33 - -0.02
June 1, 2023
Jun 1
@PHI 11 - 7 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 7 - 0.05
May 23, 2023
May 23
CIN 0 - 5 2.0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 1 2 7 29 - 0.02
May 14, 2023
May 14
@MIL 6 - 2 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 - -0.18
May 9, 2023
May 9
OAK 1 - 8 2.2 4 4 4 1 1 3 0 0 3 2 13 49 - 0.01
April 30, 2023
Apr 30
JAC 2 - 7 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 - 0.01
April 28, 2023
Apr 28
JAC 6 - 11 1.0 2 4 4 0 2 0 1 0 1 2 7 31 - -0.04
April 25, 2023
Apr 25
@DET 0 - 5 2.2 3 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 2 2 12 51 - 0.01

TheShow Hitting Log

Date Opp Score AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI K BB HBP SF SB CS WPA Avg OBP OPS
June 21, 2023
Jun 21
@COL 0 - 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
June 19, 2023
Jun 19
@COL 2 - 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
June 18, 2023
Jun 18
WAS 1 - 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
June 14, 2023
Jun 14
LAA 12 - 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
June 13, 2023
Jun 13
LAA 6 - 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
June 8, 2023
Jun 8
@JAC 3 - 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
June 6, 2023
Jun 6
STL 0 - 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
June 2, 2023
Jun 2
MIL 4 - 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
June 1, 2023
Jun 1
@PHI 11 - 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
May 23, 2023
May 23
CIN 0 - 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
May 14, 2023
May 14
@MIL 6 - 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
May 9, 2023
May 9
OAK 1 - 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
April 30, 2023
Apr 30
JAC 2 - 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
April 28, 2023
Apr 28
JAC 6 - 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Award Year / Date Team
All-Star 2016 Tennessee (SL)
2015 Tennessee (SL)
Pitcher of the Month Jun 2016 Tennessee (SL)