Richard Sims
Lake Charles Contraband (AAA)
Richard Sims
Birthdate:
Nov. 6, 1986 (29 y, 6 m, 22 d)
Born In:
Columbus, OH, USA
Nationality:
American
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Height/Weight:
6'6"/244
Entry:
2006 Draft - Round: 17, Overall: 450, Team: Toronto Red Birds
Contract:
$190k / 1 year
ML Service Time:
3 years, 0 days
Injury:
15 more days

No statistics this season

Current Status
MLB Service Time 3 years, 0 days
40-man Service Time 5 years, 10 days
Time as Pro 10 years
Roster Status Disabled List, 0 more days
Injury Status 15 more days
Personality
Leadership Normal
Loyalty High
Greed Normal
Intelligence High
Work Ethic High
Popularity
National Fair
Local Fair
Current Contract
2016 $190k ($113k left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 27 27 5 19 37
vs R 26 26 5 19 36
vs L 27 29 5 20 39
Potential 27 27 5 19 37
Fielding C IF OF
Range 2 4
Error 8 23
Arm 6 52 21
Turn DP 16
C Ability 3
Position
Pitcher 12
Run/Bunt
Speed 2
Stealing 11
Running 22
Sac Bunt 99
Bunt for Hit 2
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 54 57 73
vs R 55 56 73
vs L 54 57 73
Potential 54 57 73
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Cutter 34 34
Changeup 11 11
Splitter 49 49
Forkball 57 57
Other Pitching
Velocity 88-90 mph
GB % 47%
Stamina 22
Hold 90
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
2016-05-16
Stuff vs R increased from 54 to 55
2016-04-01
Contact vs R decreased from 27 to 26
Contact vs L decreased from 28 to 27
2016-03-24
Contact Potential decreased from 28 to 27
Contact decreased from 28 to 27
Baserunning decreased from 23 to 22
Changeup increased from 10 to 11
2016-03-15
Contact Potential increased from 27 to 28
Contact increased from 27 to 28
Gap Potential decreased from 28 to 27
Gap decreased from 28 to 27
Gap vs R decreased from 27 to 26
Gap vs L decreased from 30 to 29
Eye vs R increased from 18 to 19
Stuff Potential decreased from 55 to 54
Stuff decreased from 55 to 54
Stuff vs R decreased from 55 to 54
Forkball Pot decreased from 58 to 57
Forkball decreased from 58 to 57
2016-03-03
Contact Potential decreased from 28 to 27
Contact decreased from 28 to 27
Contact vs R decreased from 28 to 27
Contact vs L decreased from 29 to 28
Gap Potential increased from 26 to 28
Gap increased from 26 to 28
Gap vs R increased from 25 to 27
Gap vs L increased from 28 to 30
Power Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Power decreased from 6 to 5
Power vs R decreased from 6 to 5
Power vs L decreased from 6 to 5
Eye vs R decreased from 19 to 18
Sac Bunt increased from 98 to 99
Bunt for Hit decreased from 3 to 2
Speed increased from 1 to 2
Stealing decreased from 12 to 11
Baserunning increased from 22 to 23
Infield Error decreased from 9 to 8
Infield Arm increased from 51 to 52
Turn Double Play decreased from 17 to 16
Outfield Range increased from 3 to 4
Stuff Potential decreased from 56 to 55
Stuff decreased from 56 to 55
Stuff vs R decreased from 56 to 55
Stuff vs L decreased from 55 to 54
Movement vs R decreased from 57 to 56
Movement vs L decreased from 58 to 57
Control Potential decreased from 75 to 73
Control decreased from 75 to 73
Control vs R decreased from 75 to 73
Control vs L decreased from 75 to 73
GB% decreased from 49% to 47%
Stamina decreased from 24 to 22
Changeup Pot decreased from 14 to 11
Changeup decreased from 14 to 10
Splitter Pot decreased from 50 to 49
Forkball Pot decreased from 59 to 58
Forkball decreased from 59 to 58
2016-01-21
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 38 to 37
Avoid Ks decreased from 38 to 37
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 37 to 36
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 40 to 39
Cutter Pot decreased from 35 to 34
Cutter decreased from 35 to 34
2015-12-27
Contact Potential decreased from 29 to 28
Contact decreased from 29 to 28
Contact vs L decreased from 30 to 29
Eye vs R increased from 18 to 19
Sac Bunt decreased from 99 to 98
Outfield Range decreased from 5 to 3
Stuff Potential decreased from 58 to 56
Stuff decreased from 58 to 56
Stuff vs R decreased from 58 to 56
Stuff vs L decreased from 57 to 55
Control Potential increased from 74 to 75
Control increased from 74 to 75
Control vs R increased from 74 to 75
Control vs L increased from 74 to 75
Cutter Pot decreased from 37 to 35
Cutter decreased from 37 to 35
Changeup Pot decreased from 18 to 14
Changeup decreased from 18 to 14
Forkball Pot decreased from 60 to 59
Forkball decreased from 60 to 59
2015-12-14
Speed decreased from 2 to 1
Weight increased from 243 to 244
2015-11-24
Stuff vs L decreased from 58 to 57
2015-11-12
Hold decreased from 91 to 90
2015-10-31
Power Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Power decreased from 7 to 6
Power vs R decreased from 7 to 6
Power vs L decreased from 7 to 6
Infield Range decreased from 3 to 2
Outfield Range decreased from 6 to 5
Movement Potential decreased from 59 to 57
Movement decreased from 59 to 57
Movement vs R decreased from 58 to 57
Movement vs L decreased from 59 to 58
GB% decreased from 51% to 49%
Stamina decreased from 25 to 24
Cutter Pot decreased from 38 to 37
Cutter decreased from 38 to 37
Splitter decreased from 50 to 49
Forkball Pot decreased from 61 to 60
Forkball decreased from 61 to 60
Local Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
National Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
2015-10-15
Stealing increased from 11 to 12
2015-10-01
Speed increased from 1 to 2
2015-09-03
Speed decreased from 2 to 1
P defense decreased from 14 to 12
Weight increased from 242 to 243
2015-07-23
Hold decreased from 92 to 91
2015-06-06
Baserunning decreased from 23 to 22
2015-05-01
Weight increased from 241 to 242
2015-04-25
Baserunning increased from 22 to 23
2015-04-01
Hold decreased from 93 to 92
2015-03-01
Gap Potential increased from 25 to 26
Gap increased from 25 to 26
Gap vs R increased from 24 to 25
Gap vs L increased from 27 to 28
Eye Potential decreased from 20 to 19
Eye decreased from 20 to 19
Eye vs R decreased from 19 to 18
Eye vs L decreased from 21 to 20
Sac Bunt increased from 98 to 99
Outfield Error decreased from 24 to 23
Catcher Arm decreased from 7 to 6
Movement Potential increased from 58 to 59
Movement increased from 58 to 59
Stamina increased from 24 to 25
Hold increased from 89 to 93
Cutter Pot increased from 37 to 38
Cutter increased from 37 to 38
Changeup Pot decreased from 19 to 18
Forkball Pot increased from 60 to 61
Forkball increased from 60 to 61
2015-01-02
Speed increased from 1 to 2
Stamina decreased from 59 to 24
2014-11-21
Movement Potential increased from 57 to 58
Movement increased from 57 to 58
Movement vs R increased from 57 to 58
Movement vs L increased from 57 to 59
GB% increased from 49% to 51%
Stamina decreased from 60 to 59
Hold increased from 88 to 89
Splitter increased from 49 to 50
Weight increased from 240 to 241
Local Popularity decreased from Popular to Well Known
National Popularity decreased from Popular to Well Known
2014-06-04
Power Potential decreased from 8 to 7
Power decreased from 8 to 7
Power vs R decreased from 8 to 7
Power vs L decreased from 8 to 7
Sac Bunt increased from 97 to 98
Stealing decreased from 12 to 11
Infield Range decreased from 4 to 3
Stuff Potential increased from 51 to 58
Stuff increased from 51 to 58
Stuff vs R increased from 51 to 58
Stuff vs L increased from 51 to 58
Movement Potential decreased from 58 to 57
Movement decreased from 58 to 57
Movement vs L decreased from 58 to 57
GB% decreased from 50% to 49%
Stamina increased from 59 to 60
Position changed from SP to RP
Role changed from SP to RP

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
NOLA - VBL
2015 28 0 42 57.1 3-1 1 42 17 16.09% 6.51% 2.68% 66.50% 48.82% 0.316 4.709 4.392 99 4.475 0.32 0.34
NOLA - VBL
2014 27 0 10 9.0 0-1 0 5 6 8.77% 10.53% 5.26% 32.37% 35.00% 0.535 22.000 8.234 184 6.159 13.77 -0.32
PR - VBL
2013 26 0 80 104.1 3-5 3 68 32 15.11% 7.11% 3.78% 67.11% 46.61% 0.272 5.090 4.920 102 4.869 0.17 0.06
Total - VBL
VBL
0 132 170.2 6-7 4 115 55 14.97% 7.16% 3.52% 62.61% 46.74% 0.307 5.854 4.918 105 4.804 0.94 0.07

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
NS - AAA
2012 25 1 63 86.0 5-4 7 83 28 25.00% 8.43% 1.51% 85.71% 47.56% 0.219 1.779 3.211 71 3.826 -1.43 1.72
NS - AAA
2011 24 0 64 67.1 7-4 18 62 30 21.45% 10.38% 3.81% 75.72% 47.73% 0.265 4.411 5.097 115 4.411 -0.69 -0.28
NS - AAA
2010 23 0 2 1.1 0-1 0 3 0 42.86% 0.00% 0.00% 66.67% 100.00% 0.750 6.750 -1.257 -28 -1.257 8.01 0.08
BAY - AA
2010 23 19 19 119.0 8-5 0 111 26 23.17% 5.43% 0.63% 63.74% 53.81% 0.273 3.328 2.821 70 3.406 0.51 3.98
PFP - AA
2010 23 8 9 56.1 4-3 0 52 12 24.07% 5.56% 1.39% 83.33% 46.43% 0.238 1.598 3.009 64 3.378 -1.41 1.74
BAY - AA
2009 22 27 27 170.2 10-10 0 104 66 14.15% 8.98% 2.31% 74.59% 41.71% 0.280 4.113 4.637 126 4.700 -0.52 0.71
MEM - A
2008 21 5 60 92.2 7-7 0 55 34 14.40% 8.90% 0.79% 62.73% 40.76% 0.249 3.885 3.039 100 3.526 0.85 1.22
MEM - A
2007 20 0 53 51.1 6-8 2 15 34 6.41% 14.53% 2.14% 63.75% 38.76% 0.271 5.610 5.423 169 5.153 0.19 -1.43
MEM - A
2006 19 0 26 23.1 2-3 3 8 10 7.69% 9.62% 0.96% 52.15% 28.81% 0.250 5.400 3.672 130 4.216 1.73 -0.17
Butler - HS
BUT - HS
2005 18 7 7 36.1 2-2 0 23 11 12.92% 6.18% 0.56% 61.22% 56.41% 0.401 4.706 5.620 88 6.446 -0.91 0.74
Butler - HS
BUT - HS
2004 17 8 8 43.1 2-4 0 31 14 14.83% 6.70% 1.44% 59.07% 46.39% 0.371 5.815 5.864 91 6.396 -0.05 0.76
Total - AAA
AAA
1 129 154.2 12-9 25 148 58 23.57% 9.24% 2.55% 80.46% 47.81% 0.246 2.968 3.994 89 4.037 -1.03 1.52
Total - AA
AA
54 55 346.0 22-18 0 267 104 18.67% 7.27% 1.61% 72.25% 46.32% 0.272 3.434 3.747 97 4.040 -0.31 6.43
Total - A
A
5 139 167.1 15-18 5 78 78 10.83% 10.83% 1.25% 61.53% 38.35% 0.257 4.626 3.859 125 4.122 0.77 -0.38
Total - HS
HS
15 15 79.2 4-6 0 54 25 13.95% 6.46% 1.03% 60.11% 50.86% 0.385 5.310 5.752 90 6.419 -0.44 1.50

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
NOLA - VBL
2015 28 42 13 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -0.34
NOLA - VBL
2014 27 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00
PR - VBL
2013 26 80 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -0.22
Total - VBL
VBL
132 20 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -0.56

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
NOLA - VBL
2015 P 40 57.1 4 8 0 1.000 1.884 0.977 -0.36
NOLA - VBL
2014 P 10 9.0 0 2 0 1.000 2.000 0.963 -0.08
PR - VBL
2013 P 77 104.1 6 18 2 0.923 2.070 0.985 -0.52
Total P 127 170.2 10 28 2 -0.97

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
NS - AAA
2012 P 60 86.0 0 16 0 1.000 1.674 1.029 0.09
NS - AAA
2011 P 63 67.1 1 9 1 0.909 1.337 0.937 -0.24
NS - AAA
2010 P 2 1.1 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 -0.00
PFP - AA
2010 P 9 56.1 7 7 0 1.000 2.237 1.033 0.05
BAY - AA
2010 P 19 119.0 7 15 1 0.957 1.664 0.980 -0.45
BAY - AA
2009 P 27 170.2 7 23 0 1.000 1.582 1.069 1.05
MEM - A
2008 P 60 92.2 9 12 2 0.913 2.040 0.977 -0.71
MEM - A
2007 P 53 51.1 0 7 0 1.000 1.227 1.146 0.30
MEM - A
2006 P 26 23.1 1 2 2 0.600 1.157 1.036 -0.18
Butler - HS
BUT - HS
2005 P 7 36.1 2 4 1 0.857 1.486 1.051 0.40
Butler - HS
BUT - HS
2004 P 8 43.1 2 4 1 0.857 1.246 0.925 -0.04
Total P 334 747.2 36 99 8 0.26
Date Team Players Sent Team Players Sent
July 21, 2010 Punxsutawney Gary Lefebvre
Toronto Steve Hatch
Richard Sims
Chet Steadman
April 1, 2014 Puerto Rico Richard Sims
New Orleans 10th rd. pick
Player Awards
None
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