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Cliff Lee PPhillies

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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
15 328 2156.7 143 91 0 3.52 40.9
Birth Date8-30-1978
Height6' 3"
Weight205 lbs
Age41 years, 1 months, 15 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
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 PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP
2002 CLE MLB 2 2 10.3 0 1 0 6 8 6 0 109 5.2 7.0 0.0 5.2 0% .200 1.35 4.21 1.74 123 6.64 142.4 -0.1
2003 CLE MLB 9 9 52.3 3 3 0 41 20 44 7 94 7.1 3.4 1.2 7.6 0% .248 1.17 4.41 3.61 101 4.18 87.7 0.9
2004 CLE MLB 33 33 179.0 14 8 0 188 81 161 30 104 9.5 4.1 1.5 8.1 0% .304 1.50 5.07 5.43 109 5.56 114.7 0.4
2005 CLE MLB 32 32 202.0 18 5 0 194 52 143 22 100 8.6 2.3 1.0 6.4 0% .277 1.22 3.81 3.79 98 3.88 83.4 3.7
2006 CLE MLB 33 33 200.7 14 11 0 224 58 129 29 108 10.0 2.6 1.3 5.8 0% .296 1.41 4.76 4.40 113 6.78 138.2 -2.1
2007 CLE MLB 20 16 97.3 5 8 0 112 36 66 17 99 10.4 3.3 1.6 6.1 0% .300 1.52 5.54 6.29 119 6.99 144.6 -1.4
2008 CLE MLB 31 31 223.3 22 3 0 214 34 170 12 103 8.6 1.4 0.5 6.9 0% .301 1.11 2.85 2.54 81 3.19 68.1 5.8
2009 CLE 0 22 22 152.0 7 9 0 165 33 107 10 101 9.8 2.0 0.6 6.3 0% .318 1.30 3.29 3.14 86 3.50 75.0 3.5
2009 PHI 0 12 12 79.7 7 4 0 80 10 74 7 96 9.0 1.1 0.8 8.4 0% .311 1.13 2.79 3.39 75 2.81 60.3 2.5
2010 SEA 0 13 13 103.7 8 3 0 92 6 89 5 99 8.0 0.5 0.4 7.7 0% .282 0.95 2.13 2.34 72 2.42 54.8 3.4
2010 TEX 0 15 15 108.7 4 6 0 103 12 96 11 111 8.5 1.0 0.9 8.0 0% .292 1.06 2.95 3.98 76 2.72 61.3 3.2
2011 PHI MLB 32 32 232.7 17 8 0 197 42 238 18 92 7.6 1.6 0.7 9.2 0% .291 1.03 2.56 2.40 68 2.58 60.0 6.8
2012 PHI MLB 30 30 211.0 6 9 0 207 28 207 26 100 8.8 1.2 1.1 8.8 0% .309 1.11 3.17 3.16 77 2.61 59.9 6.3
2013 PHI MLB 31 31 222.7 14 8 0 193 32 222 22 105 7.8 1.3 0.9 9.0 0% .287 1.01 2.79 2.87 78 2.79 66.9 5.8
2014 PHI MLB 13 13 81.3 4 5 0 100 12 72 7 99 11.1 1.3 0.8 8.0 0% .358 1.38 2.93 3.65 83 2.82 69.2 2.0
2009 TOT MLB 34 34 231.7 14 13 0 245 43 181 17 99 9.5 1.7 0.7 7.0 0% .000 1.24 3.12 3.22 82 3.26 70.0 6.0
2010 TOT MLB 28 28 212.3 12 9 0 195 18 185 16 105 8.3 0.8 0.7 7.8 0% .000 1.00 2.55 3.18 74 2.57 58.1 6.6
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Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg LG G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA-
2000 CPF A SAL 11 11 44.7 1 4 0 50 36 63 1 10.1 7.2 0.2 12.7 0% -.490 1.92 3.38 5.23 0 0.00 0.0
2001 JUP A+ FSL 21 20 109.7 6 7 0 78 46 129 13 6.4 3.8 1.1 10.6 0% -.346 1.13 3.64 2.79 0 0.00 0.0
2002 CLE MLB AL 2 2 10.3 0 1 0 6 8 6 0 109 5.2 7.0 0.0 5.2 0% .200 1.35 4.21 1.74 123 6.64 142.4
2002 AKR AA EAS 3 3 16.7 2 1 0 11 10 18 1 5.9 5.4 0.5 9.7 0% .238 1.26 3.78 5.39 0 0.00 0.0
2002 HAR AA EAS 15 15 86.3 7 2 0 61 23 105 12 6.4 2.4 1.3 11.0 0% .251 0.97 3.39 3.23 0 0.00 0.0
2002 BUF AAA INT 8 8 43.0 3 2 0 36 22 30 7 7.5 4.6 1.5 6.3 0% .242 1.35 5.41 3.77 0 0.00 0.0
2003 CLE MLB AL 9 9 52.3 3 3 0 41 20 44 7 94 7.1 3.4 1.2 7.6 0% .248 1.17 4.41 3.61 101 4.18 87.7
2003 KIN A+ CRL 1 1 4.3 0 0 0 0 3 4 0 0.0 6.3 0.0 8.4 0% .000 0.70 3.35 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2003 AKR AA EAS 2 2 12.0 1 0 0 7 4 13 1 5.3 3.0 0.8 9.8 0% .214 0.92 3.19 1.50 0 0.00 0.0
2003 BUF AAA INT 11 11 63.3 6 1 0 62 31 61 4 8.8 4.4 0.6 8.7 0% .324 1.47 3.84 3.27 0 0.00 0.0
2004 CLE MLB AL 33 33 179.0 14 8 0 188 81 161 30 104 9.5 4.1 1.5 8.1 0% .304 1.50 5.07 5.43 109 5.56 114.7
2005 CLE MLB AL 32 32 202.0 18 5 0 194 52 143 22 100 8.6 2.3 1.0 6.4 0% .277 1.22 3.81 3.79 98 3.88 83.4
2006 CLE MLB AL 33 33 200.7 14 11 0 224 58 129 29 108 10.0 2.6 1.3 5.8 0% .296 1.41 4.76 4.40 113 6.78 138.2
2007 CLE MLB AL 20 16 97.3 5 8 0 112 36 66 17 99 10.4 3.3 1.6 6.1 0% .300 1.52 5.54 6.29 119 6.99 144.6
2007 KIN A+ CRL 1 1 2.0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 99 4.5 0.0 0.0 18.0 0% .333 0.50 -0.75 0.00 36 2.25 46.2
2007 AKR AA EAS 1 1 5.0 1 0 0 2 1 7 0 98 3.6 1.8 0.0 12.6 0% .182 0.60 1.05 0.00 60 2.39 49.1
2007 BUF AAA INT 8 8 41.0 1 3 0 32 25 50 1 99 7.0 5.5 0.2 11.0 0% .292 1.39 2.95 3.51 82 3.28 67.2
2008 CLE MLB AL 31 31 223.3 22 3 0 214 34 170 12 103 8.6 1.4 0.5 6.9 0% .301 1.11 2.85 2.54 81 3.19 68.1
2009 CLE MLB AL 22 22 152.0 7 9 0 165 33 107 10 101 9.8 2.0 0.6 6.3 0% .318 1.30 3.29 3.14 86 3.50 75.0
2009 PHI MLB NL 12 12 79.7 7 4 0 80 10 74 7 96 9.0 1.1 0.8 8.4 0% .311 1.13 2.79 3.39 75 2.81 60.3
2010 SEA MLB AL 13 13 103.7 8 3 0 92 6 89 5 99 8.0 0.5 0.4 7.7 0% .282 0.95 2.13 2.34 72 2.42 54.8
2010 TEX MLB AL 15 15 108.7 4 6 0 103 12 96 11 111 8.5 1.0 0.9 8.0 0% .292 1.06 2.95 3.98 76 2.72 61.3
2010 TAC AAA PCL 1 1 6.0 0 0 0 3 0 4 0 84 4.5 0.0 0.0 6.0 0% .188 0.50 2.24 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2011 PHI MLB NL 32 32 232.7 17 8 0 197 42 238 18 92 7.6 1.6 0.7 9.2 0% .291 1.03 2.56 2.40 68 2.58 60.0
2012 PHI MLB NL 30 30 211.0 6 9 0 207 28 207 26 100 8.8 1.2 1.1 8.8 0% .309 1.11 3.17 3.16 77 2.61 59.9
2013 PHI MLB NL 31 31 222.7 14 8 0 193 32 222 22 105 7.8 1.3 0.9 9.0 0% .287 1.01 2.79 2.87 78 2.79 66.9
2014 PHI MLB NL 13 13 81.3 4 5 0 100 12 72 7 99 11.1 1.3 0.8 8.0 0% .358 1.38 2.93 3.65 83 2.82 69.2
2014 CLR A+ FSL 3 3 10.7 0 1 0 13 2 8 1 99 11.0 1.7 0.8 6.8 0% .324 1.41 3.94 5.06 100 5.77 122.2

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2008 3236 0.5779 0.4917 0.8202 0.6048 0.3367 0.8647 0.7109 0.1798
2009 3505 0.5686 0.4907 0.8308 0.6337 0.3022 0.8733 0.7133 0.1692
2010 2968 0.6028 0.5061 0.8196 0.6423 0.2994 0.8581 0.6941 0.1804
2011 3400 0.5797 0.4682 0.7776 0.5779 0.3170 0.8191 0.6733 0.2224
2012 3087 0.5688 0.4817 0.7929 0.6116 0.3103 0.8510 0.6416 0.2071
2013 3253 0.5509 0.4875 0.7919 0.6189 0.3265 0.8548 0.6457 0.2081
2014 1271 0.5334 0.4508 0.8133 0.5693 0.3153 0.8964 0.6417 0.1867
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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
2014-08-01 2014-09-29 60-DL 59 53 Left Elbow Strain Flexor Mass -
2014-05-19 2014-07-21 60-DL 63 57 Left Forearm Strain Flexor Pronator Strain for 3 Weeks - -
2013-07-22 2013-08-04 DTD 13 11 - Neck Stiffness - -
2013-06-14 2013-06-18 DTD 4 4 - Fingers Blister - -
2012-04-19 2012-05-09 15-DL 20 19 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique - -
2012-02-22 2012-03-06 Camp 13 0 - Abdomen Soreness - -
2011-02-01 2011-02-01 Off 0 0 Left Trunk Strain Side -
2010-09-23 2010-09-23 DTD 0 0 Right Face Laceration Ear From Splintered Bat -
2010-03-26 2010-04-29 15-DL 34 22 Right Abdomen Strain Lower Abdominal -
2010-02-05 2010-02-05 Off 0 0 Left Foot Surgery Bone Spur 2010-02-08
2008-09-24 2008-09-28 DTD 4 4 Neck Soreness -
2007-03-23 2007-05-03 15-DL 41 24 Right Abdomen Recovery From Strain -
2007-03-02 2007-03-23 Camp 21 0 Right Abdomen Strain -
2006-03-16 2006-03-21 Camp 5 0 Left Arm Fatigue -
2005-10-26 2005-10-26 Off 0 0 Groin Surgery Hernia 2005-10-26
2003-10-08 2003-10-08 Off 0 0 Groin Surgery Hernia 2003-10-08
2003-03-30 2003-05-30 60-DL 61 52 Right Abdomen Recovery From Previous Injury Strain - Lower Abdominal -
2003-02-16 2003-03-30 Camp 42 0 Right Abdomen Strain Lower Abdominal -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2015 PHI $25,000,000
2014 PHI $25,000,000
2013 PHI $25,000,000
2012 PHI $21,500,000
2011 PHI $11,000,000
2010 SEA $9,000,000
2009 CLE $6,000,000
2008 CLE $3,750,000
2007 CLE $2,750,000
2006 CLE $406,200
2005 CLE $345,000
2004 CLE $303,200
2003 CLE $300,900
YearsDescriptionSalary
13 yrPrevious$130,355,300
13 yrTotal$130,355,300

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
12 y 100 dDarek Braunecker5 years/$120M (2011-15), 2016 option

Details
  • 5 years/$120M (2011-15), plus 2016 option. Signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/14/10. 11:$11M, 12:$21.5M, 13:$25M, 14:$25M, 15:$25M, 16:$27.5M club option, $12.5M buyout. Option becomes guaranteed if Lee 1) is not on the disabled list at end of 2015 season with injury to left elbow or left shoulder, and 2) has 200 IP in 2015 or 400 IP in 2014-15. Limited no-trade protection (may block trades to 20 clubs, including all clubs except Atlanta, Cleveland, Houston, Miami, Minnesota, NY Mets, San Diego, Tampa Bay and Washington). Award bonuses: $50,000 each for Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, All-Star, LCS MVP. $0.1M for WS MVP. $0.1M for Cy Young ($75,000 for 2nd in vote, $50,000 for 3rd). Philadelphia declined 2016 option 11/3/15.
  • 4 years/$15M (2006-09), plus 2010 club option. Signed extension with Cleveland 8/06, replacing 1 year/$0.4062M deal signed 3/06. $1M signing bonus. 06:$0.75M, 07:$2.75M, 08:$3.75M, 09:$5.75M, 10:$8M club option, $1M buyout. Price of 2010 option increases to: 1) $9M with Cy Young in 2008 (met) or 2009, or 2) $8.75M with 2nd or 3rd in Cy Young vote in 2008 or 2009. Award bonuses: $0.1M for All-Star selection, $0.25M for Cy Young, $0.15M for 2nd or 3rd in Cy Young vote, $75,000 for 4th or 5th in Cy Young vote. Optioned to Triple-A 7/27/07. Recalled 9/1/07. Acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Cleveland 7/29/09. Philadelphia exercised $9M 2010 club option 11/6/09. Acquired by Seattle in trade from Philadelphia 12/16/09. Acquired by Texas in trade from Seattle 7/9/10 (Mariners to pay about $2.5M of roughly $4.2M left on Lee's contract for 2010).
  • 1 year/$0.345M (2005). Re-signed by Cleveland 2/05 (split contract paying $242,600 in minors). Award bonus for All Star selection.
  • 1 year/$0.3032M (2004). Re-signed by Cleveland 2/04 (split contract paying $157,400 in minors). Award bonus for All Star selection.
  • 1 year/$0.3009M (2003). Re-signed by Cleveland 3/03. Optioned to Double-A 5/03. Recalled 6/03. Optioned 7/03. Recalled 8/03.
  • 1 year/$0.2M (2002). Re-signed by Montreal 2/02 (split contract). Acquired by Cleveland in trade from Montreal 6/02. Contract purchased by Cleveland 9/02.
  • Drafted by Montreal 2000 (4-105) (Arkansas). $0.275M signing bonus.

2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA DRA VORP WARP
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