Dennis
Baley
 
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11''
Weight: 170
 
Born: January 20, 1992 in Usa
 
Awards & Accomplishments
Cy Young Award 2022   
All-Star Selections 2018    2020    2021    2022   
Ratings - Pitching     Help
                                                   
  Stuff Control Movement
Year Age Tm Lg Salary Endurance vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
2013 21 PHI NL   7 3 3 3 1 2 2 8 8 8
2014 22 SDN NL   7 4 4 4 2 2 2 9 9 9
2015 23 SDN NL $ 300,000 7 7 7 7 4 4 4 10 10 10
2016 24 PIT NL $ 300,000 7 8 8 8 5 5 5 10 10 10
2017 25 PIT NL $ 300,000 7 8 8 8 5 5 5 10 10 10
2018 26 PIT NL $ 300,000 7 10 10 10 6 6 6 10 10 10
2019 27 PIT NL $ 300,000 7 10 10 10 9 10 9 10 10 10
2020 28 PIT NL $ 300,000 7 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
2021 29 PIT NL $ 5,850,000 7 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
2022 30 PIT NL $ 5,850,000 7 9 9 9 10 10 10 10 10 10
OOTP6 Min Ratings   7 3 3 3 1 2 2 8 8 8
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 5,850,000 7 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
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  Contact Power Gap Eye Ks
Year Age Tm Lg Salary   vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
2013 21 PHI NL     4 4 4 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3
2014 22 SDN NL     4 4 4 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3
2015 23 SDN NL $ 300,000   4 4 4 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3
2016 24 PIT NL $ 300,000   4 4 4 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3
2017 25 PIT NL $ 300,000   4 4 4 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3
2018 26 PIT NL $ 300,000   4 4 4 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3
2019 27 PIT NL $ 300,000   4 4 4 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3
2020 28 PIT NL $ 300,000   4 4 4 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3
2021 29 PIT NL $ 5,850,000   4 4 4 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3
2022 30 PIT NL $ 5,850,000   4 4 4 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3
OOTP6 Min Ratings     4 4 4 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 5,850,000   4 4 4 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3
Pitching Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Cy Young Award or Rookie of the Year.
Year Age Tm Lg W L Pct G GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA OAVG OOBP OSLG OOPS PWS
2013 21 A   6 6 .500 19 19 1 1 0 118.7 115 52 5 62 71 3.94 .252 .342 .351 .693  
2014 22 AA   5 3 .625 19 11 0 0 0 76.0 73 42 4 49 54 4.97 .258 .367 .371 .738  
2015 23 SDN NL 2 2 .500 6 6 0 0 0 37.0 28 12 1 17 36 2.92 .204 .295 .248 .543 2.8
    AAA   10 8 .556 27 27 0 0 0 154.7 137 64 8 105 137 3.72 .237 .354 .333 .687  
2016 24 PIT NL 0 1 .000 2 0 0 0 0 4.0 6 4 1 3 2 9.00 .333 .455 .556 1.010 0.0
    AAA   14 6 .700 29 29 2 1 0 183.7 134 60 2 95 216 2.94 .203 .304 .263 .566  
2017 25 PIT NL 6 7 .462 20 20 0 0 0 117.0 102 58 4 62 105 4.46 .232 .331 .308 .639 7.4
    AAA   4 1 .800 10 10 0 0 0 66.7 45 14 1 28 83 1.89 .190 .275 .245 .520  
2018 26 PIT NL 16 13 .552 36 36 0 0 0 223.3 182 81 14 88 246 3.26 .222 .300 .322 .622 15.8
2019 27 PIT NL 13 11 .542 34 34 1 0 0 216.7 174 76 7 56 243 3.16 .219 .276 .294 .570 21.9
2020 28 PIT NL 15 11 .577 37 37 1 1 0 247.7 204 69 8 35 269 2.51 .220 .253 .297 .550 30.2
2021 29 PIT NL 18 6 .750 36 36 3 3 0 240.7 188 63 4 29 256 2.36 .211 .239 .277 .515 25.9
2022 30 PIT NL 24 2 .923 37 37 1 1 0 253.7 197 39 5 28 270 1.38 .212 .241 .272 .513 37.4
8 Years Sim 94 53 .639 208 206 6 5 0 1340.0 1081 402 44 318 1427 2.70 .218 .270 .293 .562 141.4
3 Years AAA 28 15 .651 66 66 2 1 0 405.0 316 138 11 228 436 3.07 .214 .319 .287 .607  
1 Years AA 5 3 .625 19 11 0 0 0 76.0 73 42 4 49 54 4.97 .258 .367 .371 .738  
1 Years A 6 6 .500 19 19 1 1 0 118.7 115 52 5 62 71 3.94 .252 .342 .351 .693  
5 Years Minors 39 24 .619 104 96 3 2 0 599.6 504 232 20 339 561 3.48 .228 .330 .311 .641  
Season Average 11 6 .647 26 25 0 0 0 167.5 135 50 5 39 178 2.70 .218 .270 .293 .562  
Career Highs 24 13 .923 37 37 3 3 0 253.7 204 81 14 88 270 9.00 .333 .455 .556 1.010  
Career Pitching Splits     Help
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Category W L Pct G GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA OAVG OOBP OSLG OOPS
vs RH   638 216 25 176 869   .217 .262 .288 .550
vs LH   443 186 19 142 558   .219 .270 .300 .570
Home 44 24 .647 106 104 1 1 0 694.6 551 197 23 154 749 2.55 .215 .259 .289 .548
Away 50 29 .633 102 102 5 4 0 645.3 530 205 21 164 678 2.86 .222 .272 .297 .569
Mar/Apr 17 10 .630 38 36 1 1 0 236.0 201 72 8 63 249 2.75 .227 .279 .300 .579
May 21 6 .778 36 36 0 0 0 235.3 170 63 5 52 245 2.41 .198 .244 .275 .519
June 15 9 .625 32 32 0 0 0 205.3 189 76 7 52 208 3.33 .244 .291 .332 .624
July 10 12 .455 33 33 2 1 0 213.0 188 71 10 51 228 3.00 .232 .277 .313 .590
August 12 8 .600 31 31 2 2 0 206.6 150 58 7 44 224 2.53 .203 .248 .268 .516
Sep/Oct 19 8 .704 38 38 2 2 0 243.7 183 62 7 56 273 2.29 .205 .252 .270 .523
Batting Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won MVP or Rookie of the Year.
Year Age Tm Lg G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR OWS
2015 23 SDN NL 6 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .083 .083 .083 .167 -0.5 0.0
2016 24 PIT NL 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.2 0.0
2017 25 PIT NL 20 39 3 12 1 1 0 2 0 0 1 9 .308 .325 .385 .710 4.3 0.9
2018 26 PIT NL 36 66 8 16 3 0 0 5 1 0 4 21 .242 .286 .288 .574 5.3 0.3
2019 27 PIT NL 34 69 5 14 1 0 0 3 1 0 2 31 .203 .225 .217 .443 2.5 0.0
2020 28 PIT NL 37 79 4 12 1 0 0 4 0 0 3 28 .152 .183 .165 .347 1.2 0.0
2021 29 PIT NL 36 75 3 13 1 0 0 6 0 0 4 20 .173 .215 .187 .402 1.9 0.0
2022 30 PIT NL 37 92 10 24 2 0 0 7 0 0 2 28 .261 .292 .283 .574 7.3 0.3
8 Years Sim 208 434 33 92 9 1 0 27 2 0 16 142 .212 .243 .237 .481 21.9 1.4
162 Game Average 338 25 71 7 0 0 21 1 0 12 110 .212 .243 .237 .481 17.0  
Career Highs 37 92 10 24 3 1 0 7 1 0 4 31 .308 .325 .385 .710 7.3  
Career Batting Splits     Help
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Category G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR
vs RH   378 29 82 8 1 0 24 2 0 9 120 .217 .235 .243 .479 18.3
vs LH   56 4 10 1 0 0 3 0 0 7 22 .179 .292 .196 .489 3.2
Home 106 209 15 43 6 0 0 17 1 0 10 71 .206 .245 .234 .480 10.5
Away 102 225 18 49 3 1 0 10 1 0 6 71 .218 .241 .240 .481 11.0
RISP   110 0 24 1 0 0 25 0 0 4 41 .218 .252 .227 .479 5.3
Close/Late   7 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .571 .571 .714 1.286 1.9
Mar/Apr 38 76 5 14 2 0 0 3 0 0 1 23 .184 .195 .211 .405 1.8
May 36 85 7 17 2 1 0 7 0 0 3 31 .200 .227 .247 .474 4.0
June 32 65 2 15 1 0 0 4 1 0 1 17 .231 .242 .246 .489 3.4
July 33 67 7 16 2 0 0 3 1 0 2 23 .239 .271 .269 .540 4.4
August 31 64 6 13 1 0 0 2 0 0 3 21 .203 .239 .219 .458 2.8
Sep/Oct 38 77 6 17 1 0 0 8 0 0 6 27 .221 .286 .234 .519 5.0
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove Award.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF    
2015 23 SDN NL P 6 6 37.0 2 2 0 0 1.000 0.97    
2016 24 PIT NL P 2 0 4.0 0 1 0 0 1.000 2.25    
2017 25 PIT NL P 20 20 117.0 6 19 2 1 .926 1.92    
2018 26 PIT NL P 36 36 223.3 14 36 3 4 .943 2.01    
2019 27 PIT NL P 34 34 216.7 9 30 0 1 1.000 1.62    
2020 28 PIT NL P 37 37 247.7 14 31 4 0 .918 1.64    
2021 29 PIT NL P 36 36 240.7 19 37 3 4 .949 2.09    
2022 30 PIT NL P 37 37 253.7 16 31 5 2 .904 1.67    
Career Totals   208 206 1340.0 80 187 17 12 .940 1.79    
Career Highs   37 37 253.7 19 37 5 4 1.000 2.25    
Post-Season Pitching Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Post Season MVP Award.
Year Age Tm Lg W L Pct G GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA OAVG OOBP OSLG OOPS
2015 23 SDN NL 0 0 .000 1 1 0 0 0 6.0 2 1 0 2 8 1.50 .095 .174 .143 .317
2022 30 PIT NL 3 1 .750 5 5 1 1 0 32.0 26 9 0 3 24 2.53 .217 .236 .242 .477
Career Post-Season Pitching 3 1 .750 6 6 1 1 0 38.0 28 10 0 5 32 2.37 .199 .226 .227 .453
Post-Season Batting Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Post Season MVP Award.
Year Age Tm Lg G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
2015 23 SDN NL 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
2022 30 PIT NL 5 11 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 7 .091 .091 .091 .182
Career Post-Season Batting 6 13 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 8 .077 .077 .077 .154
Pitching Leaderboards     Help
Top 10 finishes. Stats are Year-Rank-Value. League leaders are in bold.
Season Rankings are League Based.
ERA
2020-6-2.51
2021-5-2.36
2022-1-1.38
CAR-7-2.70
Wins
2021-7-18
2022-2-24
Winning Pct
2021-5-.750
2022-1-.923
CAR-23-.639
Games Started
2018-2-36
2020-1-37
2021-1-36
2022-1-37
Complete Games
2021-9-3
Shutouts
2020-8-1
2021-3-3
2022-9-1
Innings Pitched
2020-3-247.7
2021-3-240.7
2022-1-253.7
Strikeouts
2018-7-246
2019-6-243
2020-2-269
2021-3-256
2022-2-270
Walks per 9IP
2020-4-1.3
2021-3-1.1
2022-3-1.0
CAR-46-2.1
Hits per 9IP
2018-10-7.3
2019-6-7.2
2020-9-7.4
2021-5-7.0
2022-5-7.0
CAR-8-7.3
Strikeouts per 9IP
2018-4-9.9
2019-4-10.1
2020-4-9.8
2021-5-9.6
2022-4-9.6
CAR-28-9.6
WHiP
2019-6-1.06
2020-5-0.97
2021-3-0.90
2022-1-0.89
CAR-5-1.04
OAVG
2019-7-.219
2020-7-.220
2021-4-.211
2022-4-.212
CAR-7-.218
OOBP
2019-8-.276
2020-5-.253
2021-3-.239
2022-2-.241
CAR-7-.270
OSLG
2019-4-.294
2020-5-.297
2021-3-.277
2022-2-.272
CAR-3-.293
OOPS
2019-4-.570
2020-3-.550
2021-3-.515
2022-2-.513
CAR-2-.562
   
 
   Black Ink Test: 13    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 124)
   Gray Ink Test: 90    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 339)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 45    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 87)
 
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  1. Lawrence Ballew (992)
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History
Drafted in 3rd round, 71st overall pick, by Philadelphia in 2013
Traded from Philadelphia to San Diego on 8/2/2014 (Going to PHI: P Mark Prior, CF Rocco Baldelli, 3B Sean Burroughs. Going to SDN: 3B Saisaburou Keishi, P Dennis Baley, P Hosea Buendia, P Jose Via, P Isaac Delvalle)
Injured on 8/14/2015 with a Stiff Shoulder, out for 5 days
Earned first career win on 9/27/2015
Had first career hit on 10/2/2015, off John Anderson (LAN)
Traded from San Diego to Pittsburgh on 2/2/2016 (Going to PIT: P Dennis Baley, P Jonathan Ralph, P Jose Via, P Dustin McGowan. Going to SDN: P Freddie Cooley, P Larry Strope, P Joseph Dalton)
Was selected to the 2018 Allstar game
Injured on 4/24/2019 with a Tight Shoulder, out for 1-2 weeks
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 5/1/2019, going 4-0, 0.28
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 5/1/2020, going 3-1, 1.47
Was selected to the 2020 Allstar game
Was selected to the 2020 Allstar game
1/29/2021: Gets a new one-year contract worth $5,850,000 through salary arbitration
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 6/1/2021, going 4-0, 0.88
Was selected to the 2021 Allstar game
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 10/1/2021, going 4-0, 0.93
1/29/2022: Gets a new one-year contract worth $5,850,000 through salary arbitration
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 7/1/2022, going 3-0, 1.11
Was selected to the 2022 Allstar game
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 9/1/2022, going 5-0, 0.20
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 10/1/2022, going 5-0, 1.05
Won Cy Young Award in 2022, going 24-2, 1.38 ERA