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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
13 325 1827.3 104 105 1 4.09 26.6
Birth Date8-21-1973
Height6' 3"
Weight185 lbs
Age45 years, 9 months, 6 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 PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP
1994 LAN MLB 21 1 28.3 3 1 0 21 10 28 2 96 6.7 3.2 0.6 8.9 60% .253 1.09 3.06 3.18 79 3.20 64.5 0.7
1995 LAN MLB 33 27 197.7 13 11 1 168 51 150 17 95 7.6 2.3 0.8 6.8 48% .258 1.11 3.45 3.05 90 3.04 62.3 6.0
1996 LAN MLB 33 33 225.0 15 7 0 219 54 173 20 92 8.8 2.2 0.8 6.9 50% .286 1.21 3.46 3.32 87 3.37 66.4 6.5
1997 LAN MLB 30 30 196.7 10 11 0 171 47 140 16 94 7.8 2.2 0.7 6.4 44% .263 1.11 3.47 2.65 97 3.46 72.0 5.1
1998 LAN MLB 27 27 174.0 11 10 0 171 66 122 17 92 8.8 3.4 0.9 6.3 42% .286 1.36 4.10 3.98 101 3.99 82.8 3.6
1999 LAN MLB 32 32 203.3 9 14 0 213 58 143 32 91 9.4 2.6 1.4 6.3 39% .286 1.33 4.65 3.98 100 4.18 81.2 4.5
2000 CHN 0 12 12 67.0 2 4 0 71 27 45 17 100 9.5 3.6 2.3 6.0 42% .270 1.46 6.30 5.37 106 5.39 103.7 0.6
2000 LAN 0 9 8 40.0 0 3 0 53 13 29 5 92 11.9 2.9 1.1 6.5 45% .369 1.65 4.27 6.08 97 4.29 82.5 0.8
2001 ANA MLB 27 27 163.7 9 13 0 177 50 100 20 96 9.7 2.7 1.1 5.5 47% .301 1.39 4.52 4.45 105 5.00 103.7 1.5
2002 SEA 0 8 8 49.3 2 3 0 59 11 27 7 93 10.8 2.0 1.3 4.9 46% .315 1.42 4.47 4.93 103 4.79 102.9 0.4
2002 TEX 0 23 23 146.7 6 9 0 135 36 75 19 109 8.3 2.2 1.2 4.6 44% .248 1.17 4.63 3.93 116 6.07 130.2 -0.8
2003 TEX MLB 22 22 115.0 8 8 0 148 29 47 23 108 11.6 2.3 1.8 3.7 45% .307 1.54 5.76 6.10 116 6.96 145.9 -1.5
2004 FLO 0 11 11 56.0 5 3 0 61 18 30 12 89 9.8 2.9 1.9 4.8 37% .269 1.41 5.62 4.50 124 7.02 144.7 -0.7
2004 SDN 0 23 20 114.0 9 6 0 141 31 37 21 93 11.1 2.4 1.7 2.9 41% .287 1.51 5.56 5.53 117 6.41 132.2 -0.8
2005 FLO MLB 14 7 50.7 2 2 0 64 22 27 6 96 11.4 3.9 1.1 4.8 35% .328 1.70 5.05 5.33 120 7.40 159.2 -1.1
2000 TOT MLB 21 20 107.0 2 7 0 124 40 74 22 97 10.4 3.4 1.9 6.2 43% .309 1.53 5.54 5.64 103 4.98 95.8 1.5
2002 TOT MLB 31 31 196.0 8 12 0 194 47 102 26 105 8.9 2.2 1.2 4.7 44% .265 1.23 4.59 4.18 112 5.75 123.3 -0.3
2004 TOT MLB 34 31 170.0 14 9 0 202 49 67 33 92 10.7 2.6 1.7 3.5 40% .282 1.48 5.58 5.19 119 6.61 136.3 -1.5
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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-
1993 SAN AA TXS 3 2 13.0 1 0 0 12 0 11 0 8.3 0.0 0.0 7.6 0% .000 0.92 1.50 1.38 0 0.00 0.0
1994 LAN MLB NL 21 1 28.3 3 1 0 21 10 28 2 96 6.7 3.2 0.6 8.9 60% .253 1.09 3.06 3.18 79 3.20 64.5
1994 SAN AA TXS 8 8 53.3 2 3 0 54 9 55 4 9.1 1.5 0.7 9.3 0% .000 1.18 2.80 3.38 0 0.00 0.0
1994 ABQ AAA PCL 8 8 45.0 4 1 0 44 13 39 1 8.8 2.6 0.2 7.8 0% .000 1.27 3.36 3.40 0 0.00 0.0
1995 LAN MLB NL 33 27 197.7 13 11 1 168 51 150 17 95 7.6 2.3 0.8 6.8 48% .258 1.11 3.45 3.05 90 3.04 62.3
1996 LAN MLB NL 33 33 225.0 15 7 0 219 54 173 20 92 8.8 2.2 0.8 6.9 50% .286 1.21 3.46 3.32 87 3.37 66.4
1997 LAN MLB NL 30 30 196.7 10 11 0 171 47 140 16 94 7.8 2.2 0.7 6.4 44% .263 1.11 3.47 2.65 97 3.46 72.0
1998 LAN MLB NL 27 27 174.0 11 10 0 171 66 122 17 92 8.8 3.4 0.9 6.3 42% .286 1.36 4.10 3.98 101 3.99 82.8
1998 SBR A+ CLF 1 1 6.3 1 0 0 7 1 4 0 10.0 1.4 0.0 5.7 0% -1.400 1.27 2.97 2.86 0 0.00 0.0
1998 VRO A+ FSL 1 1 3.0 0 0 0 2 1 3 0 6.0 3.0 0.0 9.0 0% -.500 1.00 2.45 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
1999 LAN MLB NL 32 32 203.3 9 14 0 213 58 143 32 91 9.4 2.6 1.4 6.3 39% .286 1.33 4.65 3.98 100 4.18 81.2
2000 CHN MLB NL 12 12 67.0 2 4 0 71 27 45 17 100 9.5 3.6 2.3 6.0 42% .270 1.46 6.30 5.37 106 5.39 103.7
2000 LAN MLB NL 9 8 40.0 0 3 0 53 13 29 5 92 11.9 2.9 1.1 6.5 45% .369 1.65 4.27 6.08 97 4.29 82.5
2000 DAY A+ FSL 1 1 5.0 1 0 0 3 3 5 0 5.4 5.4 0.0 9.0 0% -.375 1.20 3.19 1.80 0 0.00 0.0
2001 ANA MLB AL 27 27 163.7 9 13 0 177 50 100 20 96 9.7 2.7 1.1 5.5 47% .301 1.39 4.52 4.45 105 5.00 103.7
2002 SEA MLB AL 8 8 49.3 2 3 0 59 11 27 7 93 10.8 2.0 1.3 4.9 46% .315 1.42 4.47 4.93 103 4.79 102.9
2002 TEX MLB AL 23 23 146.7 6 9 0 135 36 75 19 109 8.3 2.2 1.2 4.6 44% .248 1.17 4.63 3.93 116 6.07 130.2
2003 TEX MLB AL 22 22 115.0 8 8 0 148 29 47 23 108 11.6 2.3 1.8 3.7 45% .307 1.54 5.76 6.10 116 6.96 145.9
2003 FRI AA TXS 3 3 13.3 1 2 0 12 2 6 0 8.1 1.4 0.0 4.1 0% .255 1.05 2.96 2.03 0 0.00 0.0
2004 FLO MLB NL 11 11 56.0 5 3 0 61 18 30 12 89 9.8 2.9 1.9 4.8 37% .269 1.41 5.62 4.50 124 7.02 144.7
2004 SDN MLB NL 23 20 114.0 9 6 0 141 31 37 21 93 11.1 2.4 1.7 2.9 41% .287 1.51 5.56 5.53 117 6.41 132.2
2005 FLO MLB NL 14 7 50.7 2 2 0 64 22 27 6 96 11.4 3.9 1.1 4.8 35% .328 1.70 5.05 5.33 120 7.40 159.2
2005 JUP A+ FSL 2 2 8.0 1 1 0 7 2 5 1 7.9 2.3 1.1 5.6 0% -.750 1.13 4.57 7.88 0 0.00 0.0
2005 ABQ AAA PCL 1 1 6.0 1 0 0 3 4 4 0 99 4.5 6.0 0.0 6.0 67% .200 1.17 4.17 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
2005-04-04 2005-07-22 60-DL 109 93 Right Lower Leg Fracture Fibula - Hairline -
2003-07-24 2003-08-18 15-DL 25 24 Left Knee Inflammation Patellar Tendinitis -
2003-04-20 2003-05-17 15-DL 27 23 Right Shoulder Inflammation -
2001-06-15 2001-07-05 15-DL 20 19 Right Shoulder Inflammation - -
2001-04-03 2001-04-14 15-DL 11 10 Right Fingers Laceration Split Fingernail - -
2000-03-29 2000-05-09 15-DL 41 34 Right Shoulder Inflammation - -
1998-07-27 1998-09-01 15-DL 36 33 - Abdomen Strain Oblique - -
1997-07-06 1997-07-28 15-DL 22 19 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2005 FLO $1,500,000
2004 FLO $800,000
2004 SDN $800,000
2003 TEX $2,500,000
2002 TEX, SEA $2,500,000
2001 ANA $2,500,000
2000 CHN, LAN $5,737,500
YearsDescriptionSalary
6 yrPrevious$16,337,500
6 yrTotal$16,337,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
10 y 116 d1 yr/$1.5M (05)

Details
  • re-signed 1/05, 1 year/$1.5M (05) (half deferred)+$0.5M bonuses (games started)
  • acquired in trade from SD 7/04 signed as a free agent from TX 12/03, 1 year/$0.8M (04)+bonuses
  • reportedly fired SBoras 7/03
  • 1 year/$2.5M (03)
  • acquired in trade from TX 8/02 02 bonuses ($1.225M) $0.4M each for 150, 175 innings pitched, $0.425M for 200 innings pitched
  • 1 year/$2.5M (02)
  • 01: 1 year/$2.5M+up to $2.7M in bonuses
  • not offered arbitration 12/01 rec`d $0.7M bonuses for 150 innings pitched in 01

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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DateQuestionAnswer
2010-01-06 13:00:00 (link to chat)Jay, who are the pitchers coming onto the ballot next year? I've heard that there's going to be a wave which will cut into Blyleven's vote count. Is that true? Also, do you see the Vets Committee enshrining Lou and Tram after Tram drops off the ballot (this seems, rather unfortunately, inevitible).
(David from Huntersville NC)
Pitchers eligible for next year's ballot include Kevin Brown, John Franco, Al Leiter, Wilson Alvarez, Ugueth Urbina, Ismael Valdez, Paul Quantrill, Cal Eldred, Kirk Rueter and Steve Reed. I don't see any of them cutting into anybody's support, and other than the first three, I don't see any of them even getting through the nomination stage. Though if Mike Jackson can... (Jay Jaffe)


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