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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
19 451 2720.3 169 152 0 4.11 52.6
Birth Date12-24-1974
Height6' 4"
Weight230 lbs
Age43 years, 9 months, 25 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP
1997 ATL MLB 12 8 51.3 5 3 0 55 21 42 1 .256 98 9.6 3.7 0.2 7.4 39% .338 .257 1.48 3.03 4.03 105 5.92 123.1 -0.1
1998 ATL MLB 31 29 174.3 17 8 0 175 56 163 18 .258 97 9.0 2.9 0.9 8.4 43% .309 .247 1.33 3.55 4.08 82 3.19 66.0 5.1
1999 ATL MLB 33 33 228.0 18 7 0 168 59 205 24 .260 94 6.6 2.3 0.9 8.1 39% .235 .209 1.00 3.47 2.68 84 2.76 53.7 8.4
2000 ATL MLB 36 35 212.7 10 13 0 213 62 168 26 .259 96 9.0 2.6 1.1 7.1 38% .290 .251 1.29 3.98 4.66 93 3.81 73.3 5.5
2001 ATL MLB 21 21 121.0 7 7 0 121 40 84 20 .259 97 9.0 3.0 1.5 6.2 43% .273 .258 1.33 4.78 4.31 110 4.18 86.6 2.2
2002 ATL MLB 35 34 217.0 18 8 0 186 65 178 16 .259 98 7.7 2.7 0.7 7.4 51% .271 .221 1.16 3.20 3.24 86 2.94 63.1 6.5
2003 PHI MLB 35 35 222.0 14 12 0 210 68 169 19 .261 97 8.5 2.8 0.8 6.9 43% .285 .241 1.25 3.53 4.01 90 3.36 70.4 5.9
2004 PHI MLB 25 25 141.0 9 6 0 155 51 125 14 .257 97 9.9 3.3 0.9 8.0 42% .327 .266 1.46 3.70 4.85 90 3.61 74.4 3.4
2005 CLE MLB 30 30 192.0 9 11 0 182 52 146 20 .260 100 8.5 2.4 0.9 6.8 47% .281 .246 1.22 3.75 2.86 88 3.17 68.3 5.1
2006 TEX MLB 34 34 215.0 16 12 0 228 53 157 23 .259 107 9.5 2.2 1.0 6.6 46% .306 .241 1.31 3.91 4.52 89 4.15 84.6 3.9
2007 TEX MLB 31 31 172.7 10 14 0 213 67 123 19 .266 100 11.1 3.5 1.0 6.4 48% .340 .288 1.62 4.61 5.16 100 5.30 109.6 0.8
2008 TEX MLB 29 29 168.7 9 10 0 220 49 125 18 .258 110 11.7 2.6 1.0 6.7 42% .355 .276 1.59 4.04 5.07 91 4.50 96.1 1.9
2009 TEX MLB 31 31 198.7 13 10 0 195 71 123 26 .261 107 8.8 3.2 1.2 5.6 44% .273 .256 1.34 4.83 3.67 106 4.95 106.2 1.4
2010 BAL MLB 31 31 190.7 4 16 0 223 65 132 30 .260 110 10.5 3.1 1.4 6.2 39% .317 .273 1.51 4.82 5.10 113 5.37 121.3 -0.3
2011 COL MLB 9 9 54.3 4 3 0 58 8 36 9 .256 109 9.6 1.3 1.5 6.0 46% .290 .248 1.21 4.26 3.98 97 3.96 92.1 0.7
2012 SEA MLB 28 28 161.0 6 12 0 168 56 107 13 .264 93 9.4 3.1 0.7 6.0 47% .304 .278 1.39 3.86 4.25 103 4.04 92.6 2.1
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Statistics for All Levels

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA-
1994 MCN A 12 4 32.7 0 5 1 31 32 24 4 .000 8.5 8.8 1.1 6.6 0% .000 .000 1.93 6.46 5.78 0 0.00 0.0
1994 DNV Rk 13 5 46.0 3 3 1 42 34 56 4 .000 8.2 6.7 0.8 11.0 0% .000 .000 1.65 4.02 3.72 0 0.00 0.0
1995 MCN A 29 12 103.0 5 6 0 86 57 89 10 .000 7.5 5.0 0.9 7.8 0% .000 .000 1.39 4.49 4.63 0 0.00 0.0
1996 DUR A+ 33 20 149.3 6 9 1 138 58 139 17 .000 8.3 3.5 1.0 8.4 0% .000 .000 1.31 4.03 4.28 0 0.00 0.0
1997 ATL MLB 12 8 51.3 5 3 0 55 21 42 1 .256 98 9.6 3.7 0.2 7.4 39% .338 .257 1.48 3.03 4.03 105 5.92 123.1
1997 GRN AA 11 11 61.3 3 5 0 59 24 61 8 .000 8.7 3.5 1.2 9.0 0% .302 .000 1.35 4.48 4.11 0 0.00 0.0
1997 GWN AAA 9 9 60.7 7 0 0 38 16 46 2 .000 5.6 2.4 0.3 6.8 0% .216 .000 0.89 2.98 1.93 0 0.00 0.0
1998 ATL MLB 31 29 174.3 17 8 0 175 56 163 18 .258 97 9.0 2.9 0.9 8.4 43% .309 .247 1.33 3.55 4.08 82 3.19 66.0
1999 ATL MLB 33 33 228.0 18 7 0 168 59 205 24 .260 94 6.6 2.3 0.9 8.1 39% .235 .209 1.00 3.47 2.68 84 2.76 53.7
2000 ATL MLB 36 35 212.7 10 13 0 213 62 168 26 .259 96 9.0 2.6 1.1 7.1 38% .290 .251 1.29 3.98 4.66 93 3.81 73.3
2001 ATL MLB 21 21 121.0 7 7 0 121 40 84 20 .259 97 9.0 3.0 1.5 6.2 43% .273 .258 1.33 4.78 4.31 110 4.18 86.6
2001 MCN A 1 1 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 15.0 0% .000 .000 0.00 -0.07 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2001 GRN AA 2 2 10.0 0 1 0 9 3 10 2 .000 8.1 2.7 1.8 9.0 0% -.467 .000 1.20 4.69 4.50 0 0.00 0.0
2002 ATL MLB 35 34 217.0 18 8 0 186 65 178 16 .259 98 7.7 2.7 0.7 7.4 51% .271 .221 1.16 3.20 3.24 86 2.94 63.1
2003 PHI MLB 35 35 222.0 14 12 0 210 68 169 19 .261 97 8.5 2.8 0.8 6.9 43% .285 .241 1.25 3.53 4.01 90 3.36 70.4
2004 PHI MLB 25 25 141.0 9 6 0 155 51 125 14 .257 97 9.9 3.3 0.9 8.0 42% .327 .266 1.46 3.70 4.85 90 3.61 74.4
2005 CLE MLB 30 30 192.0 9 11 0 182 52 146 20 .260 100 8.5 2.4 0.9 6.8 47% .281 .246 1.22 3.75 2.86 88 3.17 68.3
2006 TEX MLB 34 34 215.0 16 12 0 228 53 157 23 .259 107 9.5 2.2 1.0 6.6 46% .306 .241 1.31 3.91 4.52 89 4.15 84.6
2007 TEX MLB 31 31 172.7 10 14 0 213 67 123 19 .266 100 11.1 3.5 1.0 6.4 48% .340 .288 1.62 4.61 5.16 100 5.30 109.6
2007 FRI AA 1 1 5.0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 .268 106 1.8 1.8 0.0 5.4 54% .077 .095 0.40 2.58 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2008 TEX MLB 29 29 168.7 9 10 0 220 49 125 18 .258 110 11.7 2.6 1.0 6.7 42% .355 .276 1.59 4.04 5.07 91 4.50 96.1
2008 FRI AA 1 1 4.0 0 1 0 5 2 6 0 .267 89 11.2 4.5 0.0 13.5 50% .500 .276 1.75 1.82 2.25 0 0.00 0.0
2009 TEX MLB 31 31 198.7 13 10 0 195 71 123 26 .261 107 8.8 3.2 1.2 5.6 44% .273 .256 1.34 4.83 3.67 106 4.95 106.2
2010 BAL MLB 31 31 190.7 4 16 0 223 65 132 30 .260 110 10.5 3.1 1.4 6.2 39% .317 .273 1.51 4.82 5.10 113 5.37 121.3
2011 COL MLB 9 9 54.3 4 3 0 58 8 36 9 .256 109 9.6 1.3 1.5 6.0 46% .290 .248 1.21 4.26 3.98 97 3.96 92.1
2011 TRN AA 1 1 7.0 1 0 0 1 4 3 0 .287 85 1.3 5.1 0.0 3.9 58% .053 .118 0.71 4.26 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2011 PAW AAA 13 13 73.7 5 1 0 79 25 66 7 .258 92 9.7 3.1 0.9 8.1 46% .336 .253 1.41 3.73 4.28 0 0.00 0.0
2011 SWB AAA 2 2 9.0 1 1 0 14 2 7 3 .257 83 14.0 2.0 3.0 7.0 31% .379 .348 1.78 6.68 8.00 0 0.00 0.0
2012 SEA MLB 28 28 161.0 6 12 0 168 56 107 13 .264 93 9.4 3.1 0.7 6.0 47% .304 .278 1.39 3.86 4.25 103 4.04 92.6

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2008 2430 0.5263 0.4741 0.8472 0.6419 0.2876 0.8952 0.7281 0.1528
2009 3139 0.4619 0.4377 0.8384 0.6262 0.2759 0.9009 0.7167 0.1616
2010 3207 0.4983 0.4216 0.8425 0.5757 0.2685 0.8913 0.7384 0.1575
2011 833 0.4922 0.4334 0.8310 0.6073 0.2648 0.8795 0.7232 0.1690
2012 2576 0.5186 0.4379 0.8298 0.5973 0.2661 0.8810 0.7061 0.1702
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Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2012-09-13 2012-10-04 DTD 21 19 Right Shoulder Soreness - -
2012-06-28 2012-07-06 DTD 8 7 Right Groin Strain -
2012-06-09 2012-06-16 DTD 7 6 Right Groin Strain - -
2010-07-06 2010-07-22 15-DL 16 12 Right Forearm Strain -
2009-07-27 2009-08-08 DTD 12 12 Left Hip Tightness Gluteal Muscles -
2008-07-24 2008-08-15 15-DL 22 20 Right Groin Strain -
2008-07-06 2008-07-06 DTD 0 0 Right Groin Soreness -
2008-07-01 2008-07-01 DTD 0 0 Right Lower Leg Contusion Batted Ball Off Shin -
2008-05-11 2008-05-29 15-DL 18 17 Right Groin Strain -
2008-04-15 2008-04-15 DTD 0 0 Lower Leg Contusion Batted Ball Off Shin -
2008-02-29 2008-03-20 Camp 20 0 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2007-05-15 2007-06-01 15-DL 17 16 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2007-04-29 2007-05-14 15-DL 15 14 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2007-02-25 2007-03-17 Camp 20 0 Lower Leg Strain Calf -
2006-07-19 2006-07-19 DTD 0 0 Back Spasms -
2006-07-03 2006-07-14 DTD 11 7 Right Shoulder Inflammation Biceps -
2006-06-06 2006-06-06 DTD 0 0 Low Back Tightness -
2005-09-24 2005-09-24 DTD 0 0 General Medical Respiratory Flu -
2005-05-26 2005-06-16 15-DL 21 18 Right Groin Strain -
2004-08-06 2004-09-12 15-DL 37 34 Right Elbow Sprain -
2004-03-09 2004-03-14 Camp 5 0 Left Shoulder Contusion Fielding -
2003-07-27 2003-07-27 DTD 0 0 Right Groin Contusion Batted Ball -
2003-06-08 2003-06-08 DTD 0 0 General Medical Respiratory Flu -
2003-04-06 2003-04-12 DTD 6 5 Right Groin Strain -
2001-05-07 2001-07-20 60-DL 74 63 Right Shoulder Cartilage Injury Labrum -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2012 SEA $1,000,000
2010 BAL $15,000,000
2009 TEX $14,000,000
2008 TEX $8,500,000
2007 TEX $7,500,000
2006 TEX $6,000,000
2005 CLE $7,000,000
2004 PHI $11,000,000
2003 PHI $9,900,000
2002 ATL $3,900,000
2001 ATL $3,100,000
2000 ATL $420,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
13 yrPrevious$87,320,000
13 yrTotal$87,320,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
14 y 109 dScott Boras1 year/$1M (2012)

Details
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by Seattle as a free agent 1/24/12 (minor-league contract). Salary of $1M in majors. Contract purchased by Seattle 3/26/12. Retired 1/13.
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2011). Signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 3/25/11 (minor-league contract). Pro-rated $1.5M salary in majors. Performance bonuses. Contract voids if Millwood is not on 25-man roster by 5/1/11. Released by Boston 8/7/11 (exercised opt-out). Signed by Colorado as a free agent 8/8/11 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Colorado 8/10/11.
  • 5 years/$60M (2006-10). Signed by Texas as a free agent 1/06. $15M signing bonus (paid 2011-15). 06:$6M, 07:$7.5M, 08:$8.5M, 09:$11M, 10:$12M. Limited no-trade protection. Texas may void final year (2010) unless Millwood has: 1) 540 IP in 2007-09, 2) 360 IP in 2008-09 OR 3) 180 IP in 2009. Texas may choose not to void and keep Millwood for 2010. Acquired by Baltimore in trade from Texas 12/9/09. (Texas to pay about $3M of Millwood`s 2010 salary.)
  • 1 year/$7M (2005). Signed by Cleveland as a free agent 1/05. 05:$3M, plus signing bonus worth up to an additional $4M. If Millwood spends 21 or more days in 2005 on the DL with a shoulder/elbow pitching injury, he loses 1/183 of the $4M signing bonus for each day on the DL.
  • 1 year/$11M (2004). Re-signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 2/04.
  • 1 year/$9.9M (2003). Acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Atlanta 12/02. Re-signed by Philadelphia 1/03.
  • 1 year/$3.9M (2002). Re-signed by Atlanta 1/02 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$3.1M (2001). Lost arbitration with Atlanta 2/01 ($3.9M-$3.1M).
  • 1 year/$0.42M (2000).
  • 1 year/$0.23M (1999).
  • 1 year/$0.175M (1998).
  • 1 year/$0.15M (1997).
  • Drafted by Atlanta 1993 (11-320) (Bessemer City HS, NC).

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2009-09-10 13:00:00 (link to chat)Ok, here's the big question. What's wrong with Kevin Millwood? He's been dreadfull the second half. Did the extra innings he pitched earlier in the season wear him out? Should he be shut down? Can he be relied upon for the stretch? Is he right now the number 3 or number 4 starter on the Rangers.
(Ira from North Texas)
Shut down? Are you serious? It's questions like this that make me wonder why people can't set emotion aside and make reasonable decisions about their teams. I get that you love baseball, people - I do too. You just have to stop and have some common sense when you're assessing the team rather than making irrational, panicked statements like this. (Will Carroll)
2009-04-13 14:00:00 (link to chat)I've heard rumblings that Kevin Millwood has developed a new pitch or that he has just greatly improved one. Are the first two starts of the season just Millwood being fresh and/or lucky, or is this a sign of things to come? Is this the potential that he was supposed to reach with the Braves? Also, what about Kyle Lohse? Is this an example of batters not catching up to pitchers yet too?
(Clay from Sarasota, FL)
Haven't heard anything about a new pitch. For his sake I hope it's a sinker to rival Derek Lowe's, because he needs all the help he can get pitching in that ballpark. (Jay Jaffe)
2009-04-16 13:00:00 (link to chat)Mark, have you heard anything about a new approach from Kevin Millwood this year? Tweaked windup? New pitch? I know its only two starts, but hes been virtually perfect
(hanjna from CT)
I haven't, but if this is something you would like to take a look at with Pitch f/x, then I will. What does everyone think? I want to start doing a lot more with Pitch f/x, but I would like your feedback on just what you want to see me do with it. (Marc Normandin)
2008-04-29 14:00:00 (link to chat)other pitchers availible are, Dontrelle Willis,Ted Lilly,Francisco Liriano, Tom Gorzelanny, Ubaldo Jiménez, Jarrod Washburn, Jeff Suppan, Jamie Moyer, Shawn Chacón, Shawn Hill, Kevin Millwood, Andy Sonnanstine, See anything in there you like better the Hughes?
(dogtothedog from Toronto)
Sonnanstine's intriguing. Lilly's using the wrong pitches, from what I can tell. I like Gorzelanny, but I'd like him more if he'd stop hurting my own team's numbers. I'd take Sonnanstine for now, honestly. Phil Hughes is all kinds of messed up at the moment.

Sonnanstine's using a cutter more this year, probably to offset the number of fastballs in the zone hitters knew were coming in '07. It hasn't helped his strikeout rate, but he's lowered the number of base hits he's allowing. That's a tough crowd of FA, I'll give you that... (Marc Normandin)


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