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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
15 139 731.3 45 55 1 4.95 2.1
Birth Date2-26-1977
Height6' 1"
Weight185 lbs
Age41 years, 11 months, 21 days
BatsR
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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
2001 BAL MLB 24 20 140.3 8 10 0 165 16 58 21 93 10.6 1.0 1.3 3.7 39% .298 1.29 4.68 4.49 117 5.81 120.5 0.0
2002 BAL MLB 5 3 27.3 0 3 0 42 5 13 11 97 13.8 1.6 3.6 4.3 45% .326 1.72 7.88 7.90 117 6.66 143.0 -0.3
2003 TOR MLB 14 8 64.3 8 1 1 67 7 42 15 104 9.4 1.0 2.1 5.9 42% .264 1.15 5.33 4.48 101 4.94 103.4 0.5
2004 TOR MLB 21 21 116.3 9 9 0 148 26 51 16 105 11.4 2.0 1.2 3.9 46% .317 1.50 4.96 5.11 107 5.93 122.3 -0.2
2005 TOR MLB 33 33 208.7 13 12 0 237 29 112 24 103 10.2 1.3 1.0 4.8 45% .302 1.27 3.97 3.71 100 4.77 102.7 1.7
2006 TOR MLB 15 12 62.0 2 10 0 93 17 35 17 107 13.5 2.5 2.5 5.1 40% .341 1.77 6.59 8.42 118 7.28 148.3 -1.0
2007 TOR MLB 25 15 107.0 5 10 0 129 22 76 18 93 10.9 1.9 1.5 6.4 45% .320 1.41 4.85 5.38 98 4.53 93.8 1.3
2009 NYA MLB 2 0 5.3 0 0 0 6 1 2 0 108 10.1 1.7 0.0 3.4 24% .286 1.31 3.51 3.38 106 4.17 89.3 0.1
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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 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-
1996 BLU Rk 14 9 55.0 4 1 0 63 5 61 9 10.3 0.8 1.5 10.0 0% .000 1.24 4.18 5.24 0 0.00 0.0
1997 DEL A 9 1 18.3 0 0 1 18 2 16 1 8.9 1.0 0.5 7.9 0% .315 1.09 2.76 3.44 0 0.00 0.0
1997 FRD A+ 25 3 53.7 6 2 1 74 18 64 4 12.4 3.0 0.7 10.7 0% .429 1.71 3.02 4.86 0 0.00 0.0
1998 FRD A+ 25 20 145.3 8 7 1 137 9 122 11 8.5 0.6 0.7 7.6 0% -.887 1.00 2.82 3.34 0 0.00 0.0
1998 BOW AA 5 2 18.0 2 1 0 20 4 7 1 10.0 2.0 0.5 3.5 0% -1.583 1.33 3.81 3.50 0 0.00 0.0
1999 BOW AA 29 28 189.0 12 7 0 204 26 106 26 9.7 1.2 1.2 5.0 0% -1.120 1.22 4.36 3.76 0 0.00 0.0
2000 ROC AAA 24 24 148.0 8 6 0 157 21 102 17 9.5 1.3 1.0 6.2 0% -1.000 1.20 3.67 3.47 0 0.00 0.0
2001 BAL MLB 24 20 140.3 8 10 0 165 16 58 21 93 10.6 1.0 1.3 3.7 39% .298 1.29 4.68 4.49 117 5.81 120.5
2001 ROC AAA 6 6 41.0 3 1 0 40 8 27 2 8.8 1.8 0.4 5.9 0% -.974 1.17 3.21 3.51 0 0.00 0.0
2002 BAL MLB 5 3 27.3 0 3 0 42 5 13 11 97 13.8 1.6 3.6 4.3 45% .326 1.72 7.88 7.90 117 6.66 143.0
2002 ROC AAA 15 13 69.0 0 9 0 109 14 43 16 14.2 1.8 2.1 5.6 0% .366 1.78 5.55 7.57 0 0.00 0.0
2003 TOR MLB 14 8 64.3 8 1 1 67 7 42 15 104 9.4 1.0 2.1 5.9 42% .264 1.15 5.33 4.48 101 4.94 103.4
2003 SYR AAA 21 20 132.7 5 7 0 133 20 76 10 9.0 1.4 0.7 5.2 0% .281 1.15 3.62 3.32 0 0.00 0.0
2004 TOR MLB 21 21 116.3 9 9 0 148 26 51 16 105 11.4 2.0 1.2 3.9 46% .317 1.50 4.96 5.11 107 5.93 122.3
2004 SYR AAA 6 5 36.0 3 1 0 33 7 25 5 8.3 1.8 1.3 6.3 0% .267 1.11 4.25 2.50 0 0.00 0.0
2005 TOR MLB 33 33 208.7 13 12 0 237 29 112 24 103 10.2 1.3 1.0 4.8 45% .302 1.27 3.97 3.71 100 4.77 102.7
2006 TOR MLB 15 12 62.0 2 10 0 93 17 35 17 107 13.5 2.5 2.5 5.1 40% .341 1.77 6.59 8.42 118 7.28 148.3
2006 SYR AAA 15 15 101.0 5 5 0 121 11 76 12 98 10.8 1.0 1.1 6.8 48% .343 1.31 3.62 4.01 0 0.00 0.0
2007 TOR MLB 25 15 107.0 5 10 0 129 22 76 18 93 10.9 1.9 1.5 6.4 45% .320 1.41 4.85 5.38 98 4.53 93.8
2008 CSP AAA 31 15 116.3 6 7 0 156 29 79 12 124 12.1 2.2 0.9 6.1 45% .358 1.59 4.47 6.27 0 0.00 0.0
2009 NYA MLB 2 0 5.3 0 0 0 6 1 2 0 108 10.1 1.7 0.0 3.4 24% .286 1.31 3.51 3.38 106 4.17 89.3
2009 SWB AAA 19 18 101.7 7 6 0 89 24 55 13 100 7.9 2.1 1.2 4.9 46% .247 1.11 4.55 2.74 0 0.00 0.0
2009 SYR AAA 1 0 1.7 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 109 31.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 45% .545 3.53 3.15 21.18 0 0.00 0.0
2010 ABQ AAA 8 8 38.0 2 5 0 62 6 18 9 125 14.7 1.4 2.1 4.3 48% .340 1.79 6.26 8.05 0 0.00 0.0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2009 66 0.5606 0.4848 0.8438 0.5405 0.4138 0.8500 0.8333 0.1563
Career660.56060.48480.84380.54050.41380.85000.83330.1563

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
2009-04-11 2009-05-05 Minors 24 0 - Abdomen Strain -
2004-09-01 2004-09-17 DTD 16 14 Right Shoulder Soreness -
2001-09-21 2001-10-06 60-DL 15 16 Right Fingers Fracture Ring Finger -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2008 LAN $400,000
2007 TOR $2,900,000
2006 TOR $2,300,000
2005 TOR $358,000
2004 TOR $340,000
2002 BAL $245,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
6 yrPrevious$6,543,000
6 yrTotal$6,543,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
5 y 10 d

Details
  • 1 year (2010). Signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 12/11/09 (minor-league contract). $0.7M in majors. Released by LA Dodgers 5/20/10.
  • 1 year (2009). Signed by Washington as a free agent 1/09 (minor-league contract). $0.5M in majors. Released by Washington 5/5/09. Signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 5/6/09 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Yankees 8/8/09. DFA by Yankees 8/9/09. Contract purchased by Yankees 9/5/09. Sent outright to Triple-A by Yankees 11/9/09.
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2008), plus 2009 option. Signed by Colorado as a free agent 1/08. 08:$0.4M, 09:$3M mutual option. $1.8M on 25-man roster. $1.35M in performance bonuses (games, IP). Sent outright to Triple-A 3/29/08.
  • 2 years/$5.2M (2006-07). Signed extension with Toronto 11/05 (avoided arbitration). 06:$2.3M, 07:$2.9M. $50,000 bonus for Cy Young, Gold Glove, LCS or WS MVP. Sent outright to Triple-A 5/06, contract purchased 6/06. Sent outright to Triple-A 6/06, contract purchased 9/06. Sent outright to Triple-A 10/06. Re-signed 2/07 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased 3/07. Non-tendered by Toronto 12/12/07.
  • 1 year/$0.358M (2005).
  • 1 year/$0.34M (2004)
  • 1 year (2003). Signed 11/02 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.245M (2002)

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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