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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
22 798 784.7 48 45 33 3.41 18.6
Birth Date11-17-1966
Height6' 8"
Weight225 lbs
Age52 years, 4 months, 7 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.
Multiple stints are are currently shownClick to hide.
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
1992 SEA MLB 66 0 81.0 1 7 6 71 44 46 7 102 7.9 4.9 0.8 5.1 47% .257 1.42 4.62 3.44 113 4.56 110.4 0.2
1993 SEA MLB 71 0 60.0 5 3 1 57 34 61 5 100 8.6 5.1 0.8 9.2 57% .323 1.52 4.14 4.35 86 3.38 72.9 1.3
1994 SEA MLB 28 0 42.3 0 0 0 35 20 44 3 101 7.4 4.3 0.6 9.4 48% .291 1.30 4.02 2.76 89 3.46 69.8 1.0
1995 SEA MLB 62 0 78.7 7 3 2 58 27 96 4 102 6.6 3.1 0.5 11.0 51% .292 1.08 2.61 2.17 59 2.21 45.2 2.7
1996 NYA MLB 73 0 74.3 4 4 2 75 36 91 6 101 9.1 4.4 0.7 11.0 49% .358 1.49 3.38 4.36 76 2.76 54.6 2.2
1997 NYA MLB 77 0 78.7 3 7 2 53 37 81 7 96 6.1 4.2 0.8 9.3 52% .232 1.14 3.80 2.86 83 2.63 54.7 2.3
1998 NYA MLB 45 0 40.3 5 3 3 44 22 35 1 96 9.8 4.9 0.2 7.8 44% .341 1.64 4.04 3.79 105 4.26 88.2 0.5
1999 NYA MLB 39 0 30.3 2 1 1 27 22 35 2 98 8.0 6.5 0.6 10.4 54% .325 1.62 4.21 4.15 77 3.02 58.7 0.8
2000 NYA MLB 73 0 69.7 8 4 0 44 45 71 2 92 5.7 5.8 0.3 9.2 47% .239 1.28 3.58 2.45 92 3.65 70.2 1.5
2001 SEA MLB 69 0 65.3 4 3 4 30 44 88 3 95 4.1 6.1 0.4 12.1 48% .205 1.13 3.29 2.76 74 2.43 50.4 2.1
2002 SEA MLB 41 0 45.7 3 2 2 36 27 55 4 94 7.1 5.3 0.8 10.8 28% .291 1.38 3.75 3.94 92 3.00 64.3 1.2
2003 NYA 0 24 0 17.7 1 0 1 17 10 21 1 99 8.7 5.1 0.5 10.7 38% .340 1.53 3.48 4.58 75 2.49 52.3 0.6
2003 SEA 0 46 0 37.7 3 2 7 34 14 47 3 96 8.1 3.3 0.7 11.2 41% .333 1.27 2.90 3.35 66 1.91 40.1 1.4
2004 TEX MLB 29 0 23.7 1 2 1 17 19 22 3 110 6.5 7.2 1.1 8.4 48% .237 1.52 5.35 5.32 101 4.99 102.9 0.2
2005 SEA MLB 49 0 36.7 1 3 1 32 22 34 3 95 7.9 5.4 0.7 8.3 38% .282 1.47 4.38 3.93 100 3.72 80.0 0.7
2006 CHA MLB 6 0 2.7 0 1 0 3 5 2 1 111 10.1 16.9 3.4 6.8 0% .286 3.00 12.18 3.38 151 10.51 214.0 -0.1
2003 TOT MLB 70 0 55.3 4 2 8 51 24 68 4 97 8.3 3.9 0.7 11.1 40% .336 1.36 3.09 3.74 69 2.10 44.0 2.0
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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.
Minor league stats are currently shownClick to hide.
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-
1984 GRF Rk PIO 1 0 0.7 0 0 0 3 3 1 1 38.6 38.6 12.9 12.9 0% .000 8.57 33.04 51.43 0 0.00 0.0
1986 BAK A+ CLF 24 11 71.3 0 7 0 79 84 37 9 10.0 10.6 1.1 4.7 0% .000 2.29 7.45 6.69 0 0.00 0.0
1986 GRF Rk PIO 3 0 2.0 0 0 0 5 3 1 0 22.5 13.5 0.0 4.5 0% .000 4.00 7.27 13.50 0 0.00 0.0
1987 SLN A+ CLF 17 16 80.0 3 7 0 80 71 43 2 9.0 8.0 0.2 4.8 0% .000 1.89 5.08 5.74 0 0.00 0.0
1988 SBR A+ CLF 27 27 149.3 8 9 0 163 91 94 9 9.8 5.5 0.5 5.7 0% .000 1.70 4.44 5.55 0 0.00 0.0
1989 WPT AA EAS 15 15 92.3 7 5 0 72 53 61 2 7.0 5.2 0.2 5.9 0% .000 1.35 3.46 3.32 0 0.00 0.0
1990 PEN A+ CRL 18 7 60.0 2 2 6 47 25 49 5 7.1 3.8 0.8 7.4 0% .000 1.20 3.95 3.15 0 0.00 0.0
1990 WPT AA EAS 10 10 43.3 1 4 0 65 18 14 2 13.5 3.7 0.4 2.9 0% .000 1.92 4.06 6.44 0 0.00 0.0
1991 JAX AA SOU 21 0 28.3 4 0 12 23 9 34 0 7.3 2.9 0.0 10.8 0% .000 1.13 1.50 1.27 0 0.00 0.0
1991 CLG AAA PCL 28 0 32.3 3 4 7 39 15 26 1 10.9 4.2 0.3 7.2 0% .000 1.67 3.71 3.90 0 0.00 0.0
1992 SEA MLB AL 66 0 81.0 1 7 6 71 44 46 7 102 7.9 4.9 0.8 5.1 47% .257 1.42 4.62 3.44 113 4.56 110.4
1992 CLG AAA PCL 2 0 3.7 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.0 2.4 0.0 0.0 0% .000 0.27 4.31 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
1993 SEA MLB AL 71 0 60.0 5 3 1 57 34 61 5 100 8.6 5.1 0.8 9.2 57% .323 1.52 4.14 4.35 86 3.38 72.9
1993 CLG AAA PCL 5 0 7.7 1 0 1 6 2 6 0 7.0 2.3 0.0 7.0 0% .000 1.04 3.24 1.17 0 0.00 0.0
1994 SEA MLB AL 28 0 42.3 0 0 0 35 20 44 3 101 7.4 4.3 0.6 9.4 48% .291 1.30 4.02 2.76 89 3.46 69.8
1994 CLG AAA PCL 18 0 25.3 1 4 8 21 7 30 1 7.5 2.5 0.4 10.7 0% .000 1.11 2.91 2.85 0 0.00 0.0
1995 SEA MLB AL 62 0 78.7 7 3 2 58 27 96 4 102 6.6 3.1 0.5 11.0 51% .292 1.08 2.61 2.17 59 2.21 45.2
1996 NYA MLB AL 73 0 74.3 4 4 2 75 36 91 6 101 9.1 4.4 0.7 11.0 49% .358 1.49 3.38 4.36 76 2.76 54.6
1997 NYA MLB AL 77 0 78.7 3 7 2 53 37 81 7 96 6.1 4.2 0.8 9.3 52% .232 1.14 3.80 2.86 83 2.63 54.7
1998 NYA MLB AL 45 0 40.3 5 3 3 44 22 35 1 96 9.8 4.9 0.2 7.8 44% .341 1.64 4.04 3.79 105 4.26 88.2
1998 TAM A+ FSL 2 1 2.0 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 4.5 4.5 0.0 18.0 0% -.200 1.00 0.95 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
1999 NYA MLB AL 39 0 30.3 2 1 1 27 22 35 2 98 8.0 6.5 0.6 10.4 54% .325 1.62 4.21 4.15 77 3.02 58.7
1999 TAM A+ FSL 3 3 3.0 0 0 0 1 2 5 0 3.0 6.0 0.0 15.0 0% -.143 1.00 2.09 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2000 NYA MLB AL 73 0 69.7 8 4 0 44 45 71 2 92 5.7 5.8 0.3 9.2 47% .239 1.28 3.58 2.45 92 3.65 70.2
2001 SEA MLB AL 69 0 65.3 4 3 4 30 44 88 3 95 4.1 6.1 0.4 12.1 48% .205 1.13 3.29 2.76 74 2.43 50.4
2002 SEA MLB AL 41 0 45.7 3 2 2 36 27 55 4 94 7.1 5.3 0.8 10.8 28% .291 1.38 3.75 3.94 92 3.00 64.3
2002 EVE A- NWN 1 1 1.3 0 1 0 1 0 4 0 6.9 0.0 0.0 27.7 0% 1.000 0.77 -2.86 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2003 NYA MLB AL 24 0 17.7 1 0 1 17 10 21 1 99 8.7 5.1 0.5 10.7 38% .340 1.53 3.48 4.58 75 2.49 52.3
2003 SEA MLB AL 46 0 37.7 3 2 7 34 14 47 3 96 8.1 3.3 0.7 11.2 41% .333 1.27 2.90 3.35 66 1.91 40.1
2004 TEX MLB AL 29 0 23.7 1 2 1 17 19 22 3 110 6.5 7.2 1.1 8.4 48% .237 1.52 5.35 5.32 101 4.99 102.9
2004 FRI AA TXS 3 3 3.7 0 0 0 2 1 3 0 4.9 2.4 0.0 7.3 0% .200 0.81 3.41 2.43 0 0.00 0.0
2004 OKL AAA PCL 2 2 1.7 0 1 0 3 0 3 0 15.9 0.0 0.0 15.9 0% .600 1.76 -0.02 15.88 0 0.00 0.0
2005 SEA MLB AL 49 0 36.7 1 3 1 32 22 34 3 95 7.9 5.4 0.7 8.3 38% .282 1.47 4.38 3.93 100 3.72 80.0
2006 CHA MLB AL 6 0 2.7 0 1 0 3 5 2 1 111 10.1 16.9 3.4 6.8 0% .286 3.00 12.18 3.38 151 10.51 214.0
2006 CHR AAA INT 4 0 5.2 1 0 0 4 4 7 0 98 6.9 6.9 0.0 12.1 36% .364 1.54 3.27 0.00 0 0.00 0.0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%

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
2006-06-03 2006-10-02 60-DL 121 108 Right Elbow Surgery Ulnar Nerve Transposition 2006-06-15
2004-08-01 2004-09-01 15-DL 31 28 Right Elbow Inflammation Medial Flexor Mass Tendinitis -
2004-05-13 2004-07-26 60-DL 74 63 Right Knee Surgery Meniscus 2004-05-14
2002-05-06 2002-06-29 15-DL 54 48 Right Elbow Inflammation Bone Chips -
1999-06-03 1999-08-11 15-DL 69 61 Right Elbow Surgery Bone Spur and Scar Tissue 1999-06-08 -
1999-05-03 1999-05-23 15-DL 20 18 Right Elbow Inflammation - -
1998-07-06 1998-07-06 On-Alr 0 0 Right Dislocation and Fracture Pinky Toe - -
1998-06-25 1998-09-04 60-DL 71 66 - Low Back Pinched Nerve and Sprain - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2005 SEA $400,000
2004 TEX $1,500,000
2003 SEA, NYA $2,650,000
2002 SEA $3,333,333
2001 SEA $3,333,333
2000 NYA $1,916,667
YearsDescriptionSalary
6 yrPrevious$13,133,333
6 yrTotal$13,133,333

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
13 y 135 dRon Shapiro1 yr/$0.8M (06)

Details
  • contract purchased 5/06 signed as a free agent from STL 5/06 (minor-league contract)
  • released 3/06 signed as a free agent from SEA 1/06, 1 year/$0.8M (06) (minor-league contract)
  • contract purchased 4/05 signed as a free agent from TX 1/05, 1 year/$0.4M (05) (minor-league contract) signed as a free agent from NYY 1/04, 1 year/$1.5M (04)+$0.3M bonuses
  • acquired in trade from SEA 8/03
  • 3 year/$10.65M (01-03), $4M signing bonus pd over 3 years
  • 01:$2M, 02:$2M, 03:$2.65M

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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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2010-01-06 13:00:00 (link to chat)FYI, next couple of HOF classes are thin. Best candidates for 2011 are Bagwell, Raffy Palmeiro (zero shot), Kevin Brown, Al Leiter and Larry Walker. Best candidates for 2012 are Bernie Williams, Tim Salmon and....I dunno, Carl Everett? Rick Helling?
(El Angelo from elangelo@gmail.com)
The 2012 class is thinner than prison gruel. Honestly there aren't five guys among this lot who would get more than a single paragraph out of me in the JAWS series:

Edgardo Alfonzo, Pedro Astacio, David Bell, Jeromy Burnitz, Vinny Castilla, Scott Erickson, Carl Everett, Jeff Fassero, Alex S. Gonzalez, Danny Graves, Rick Helling, Dustin Hermanson, Jose Hernandez, Brian Jordan, Matt Lawton, Javy Lopez, Bill Mueller, Terry Mulholland, Jeff Nelson, Phil Nevin, Brad Radke, Joe Randa, Tim Salmon, Ruben Sierra, Jose Vizcaino, Bernie Williams, Eric Young (Jay Jaffe)
2009-07-21 13:00:00 (link to chat)Is it something other than Jeff Nelson withdrawal that makes Yankee fans/front office think that the 8th inning is way more valuable than innings 1-6?
(Eli from Brooklyn)
A bullpen usage question. Calling Joe Sheehan. Come in, Joe Sheehan... (David Laurila)


BP Roundtables

DateRoundtable NameComment
2008-10-13 17:00:00NLCS Game FourVictorino on the road this year, .272/.316/.405.

Torre is just awful when he has to think about how to use his bullpen. Every single time. If the path isn't as clear as Mike Stanton to Jeff Nelson to Mariano Rivera he gets lost. (Steven Goldman)