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Forrest Whitley

20-Year-Old Pitcher – Houston Astros

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Whitley joined Clayton Kershaw, Zack Greinke, Dylan Bundy and Chad Billingsley as the only prep first rounders over the last 20 years to reach Double-A in their first full season. He accomplished the ...

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LEAGUE: AA    40 MAN: NO   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 7"   WT: 240   DOB: 9/15/1997   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Forrest Whitley Contract Information:

Signed a contract with the Astros in June of 2016 that includes a $3.15 million signing bonus.

June 19, 2018  –  Forrest Whitley News

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Whitley fanned seven hitters and allowed two hits and one walk across four scoreless frames for Double-A Corpus Christi on Monday.

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Forrest Whitley Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2016 18 R GUL 4 2 0 7.1 8 6 0 13 3 1 1 0 0 0 7.36 1.55
2016 18 R GRE 4 4 0 11.1 11 4 0 13 3 0 1 0 0 0 3.18 1.26
2017 19 A QUA 4 10 0 46.1 42 15 2 67 21 2 3 0 0 0 2.91 1.37
2017 19 A BUI 4 6 0 31.1 28 11 2 50 9 3 1 0 0 0 3.16 1.19
2017 19 AA COR 4 2 0 14.2 8 3 1 26 4 0 0 0 0 0 1.84 0.85
2018 20 AA COR 3 3 0 12.0 5 0 0 18 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.67
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Forrest Whitley Minors Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV ERA WHIP
Jun. 18 San Antonio 4.0 2 0 0 0 1 7 0 0 0 - 0 0.00 0.75
Jun. 13 Midland 4.0 2 0 0 0 2 6 0 0 0 - 0 0.00 1.00
Jun. 8 Frisco 4.0 1 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 - 0 0.00 0.25
Last 14 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 4.0 IP/G
12.0 5 0 0 0 3 18 0 0 0 0-0 0 0.00 0.67
Last 30 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 4.0 IP/G
12.0 5 0 0 0 3 18 0 0 0 0-0 0 0.00 0.67
Last 60 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 4.0 IP/G
12.0 5 0 0 0 3 18 0 0 0 0-0 0 0.00 0.67
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Forrest Whitley Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2016 18 R GUL 4 2 7.1 16.48 3.80 4.33 0.00 45.5% 7.36 0.81 .533
2016 18 R GRE 4 4 11.1 10.54 2.43 4.33 0.00 71.4% 3.18 1.67 .375
2017 19 A QUA 4 10 46.1 13.08 4.10 3.19 0.39 78.7% 2.91 2.35 .388
2017 19 A BUI 4 6 31.1 14.47 2.60 5.56 0.58 74.3% 3.16 1.88 .408
2017 19 AA COR 4 2 14.2 16.48 2.54 6.50 0.63 81.8% 1.84 1.51 .333
2018 20 AA COR 3 3 12.0 13.50 2.25 6.00 0.00 100% 0.00 0.95 .240
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Next 7 Days     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Rest Of Season     0 4 12.8 11.75 3.53 3.32 0.67 75.1% 3.54 2.73 .370
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Whitley hurled four scoreless innings Friday, allowing just one hit without a walk and striking out five for Double-A Corpus Christi.

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Whitley is listed as Double-A Corpus Christi's probable starter for Friday's game against Double-A Frisco.

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Whitley threw three innings of a simulated game earlier this week and is scheduled to toss another one, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.

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Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow said Tuesday that Whitley will likely pitch in games at extended spring training rather than immediately reporting to Double-A Corpus Christi when his 50-game suspension ends May 29, Jake Kaplan of The Athletic Houston reports.

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Whitley (suspension) is throwing at the Astros' facility in Florida, preparing for an expected placement at Double-A Corpus Christi, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.

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Whitley has been suspended 50 games without pay for violating the minor-league drug program, Buster Olney of ESPN reports.

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Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow said Whitley could reach the major leagues at some point in 2018, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

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A 6-foot-7, 240-pound prep righty, Whitley draws physical comparisons to Josh Johnson. He fell to the Astros with the 17th pick, and they happily gave him an over-slot $3.15 million bonus. Whitley has a mid-90s fastball that receives plus-plus grades thanks to superb late life, and he features three secondary offerings -- something that separates him from most hard-throwing 19-year-olds. His hammer curveball is his second-best pitch, but his slider also shows plus potential. Given his age and size, the fact that he already has feel for a changeup is another mark in his favor. Excluding a 1.1-inning relief appearance where Whitley gave up four earned runs, he notched a 3.12 ERA and 24:5 K:BB in 17.1 innings across stops in the Gulf Coast and Appalachian leagues. He should receive an assignment to the Midwest League to start 2017. There is plenty of risk in investing in 6-foot-7 prep arms, and there will undoubtedly be bumps along the developmental road, but Whitley has the tools and physical traits to be a special pitcher for a long time.