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Bobby Seay PTigers

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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
13 261 223 11 6 1 4.16 0.8
Birth Date6-20-1978
Height6' 2"
Weight221 lbs
Age40 years, 10 months, 3 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
2001 TBA MLB 12 0 13.0 1 1 0 13 5 12 3 95 9.0 3.5 2.1 8.3 48% .270 1.38 5.63 6.23 99 4.63 96.1 0.1
2003 TBA MLB 12 0 9.0 0 0 0 7 6 5 0 95 7.0 6.0 0.0 5.0 50% .250 1.44 3.98 3.00 114 5.67 118.9 0.0
2004 TBA MLB 21 0 22.7 0 0 0 21 5 17 2 103 8.3 2.0 0.8 6.8 28% .275 1.15 3.72 2.38 112 5.59 115.3 0.0
2005 COL MLB 17 0 11.7 0 0 0 18 8 11 3 115 13.9 6.2 2.3 8.5 44% .417 2.23 6.50 8.49 98 5.35 115.2 0.0
2006 DET MLB 14 0 15.3 0 0 0 14 9 12 1 107 8.2 5.3 0.6 7.0 36% .283 1.50 4.81 6.46 100 4.45 90.7 0.2
2007 DET MLB 58 0 46.3 3 0 1 38 15 38 1 104 7.4 2.9 0.2 7.4 40% .280 1.14 3.04 2.33 92 4.11 85.0 0.7
2008 DET MLB 60 0 56.3 1 2 0 59 25 58 4 104 9.4 4.0 0.6 9.3 41% .350 1.49 3.46 4.47 109 5.34 113.8 0.0
2009 DET MLB 67 0 48.7 6 3 0 46 17 37 3 103 8.5 3.1 0.6 6.8 40% .291 1.29 3.64 4.25 112 5.63 120.7 -0.2
CareerMLB2610223.0116121690190171048.73.60.77.740%.3051.373.844.161055.08107.10.8

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-
1997 CSC A SAL 13 13 61.3 3 4 0 56 37 64 2 8.2 5.4 0.3 9.4 0% .331 1.52 3.76 4.55 0 0.00 0.0
1998 CSC A SAL 15 15 69.0 1 7 0 59 29 74 10 7.7 3.8 1.3 9.7 0% -.434 1.28 4.68 4.30 0 0.00 0.0
1999 STP A+ FSL 12 11 57.0 2 6 0 56 23 45 0 8.8 3.6 0.0 7.1 0% -.824 1.39 3.06 3.00 0 0.00 0.0
1999 ORL AA SOU 6 6 17.0 1 2 0 22 15 16 2 11.6 7.9 1.1 8.5 0% -.606 2.18 5.63 7.94 0 0.00 0.0
2000 ORL AA SOU 24 24 132.3 8 7 0 132 53 106 13 9.0 3.6 0.9 7.2 0% -.688 1.40 3.88 3.88 0 0.00 0.0
2001 TBA MLB AL 12 0 13.0 1 1 0 13 5 12 3 95 9.0 3.5 2.1 8.3 48% .270 1.38 5.63 6.23 99 4.63 96.1
2001 ORL AA SOU 15 13 64.7 2 5 0 81 26 49 9 11.3 3.6 1.3 6.8 0% -.857 1.65 4.69 5.98 0 0.00 0.0
2002 ORL AA SOU 15 3 35.7 2 0 0 31 15 24 2 7.8 3.8 0.5 6.1 0% .274 1.29 3.91 3.28 0 0.00 0.0
2002 DUR AAA INT 10 0 15.0 0 0 0 15 2 14 1 9.0 1.2 0.6 8.4 0% .304 1.13 2.69 6.00 0 0.00 0.0
2003 TBA MLB AL 12 0 9.0 0 0 0 7 6 5 0 95 7.0 6.0 0.0 5.0 50% .250 1.44 3.98 3.00 114 5.67 118.9
2003 DUR AAA INT 25 0 30.0 3 0 0 23 15 29 1 6.9 4.5 0.3 8.7 0% .265 1.27 3.58 2.10 0 0.00 0.0
2004 TBA MLB AL 21 0 22.7 0 0 0 21 5 17 2 103 8.3 2.0 0.8 6.8 28% .275 1.15 3.72 2.38 112 5.59 115.3
2004 DUR AAA INT 29 0 36.7 2 1 1 26 9 35 3 6.4 2.2 0.7 8.6 0% .242 0.95 3.23 1.72 0 0.00 0.0
2005 COL MLB NL 17 0 11.7 0 0 0 18 8 11 3 115 13.9 6.2 2.3 8.5 44% .417 2.23 6.50 8.49 98 5.35 115.2
2005 TUL AA TXS 4 0 5.0 1 0 1 3 0 3 0 98 5.4 0.0 0.0 5.4 54% .231 0.60 2.67 1.80 0 0.00 0.0
2005 CSP AAA PCL 17 0 22.7 1 0 3 23 10 24 2 84 9.1 4.0 0.8 9.5 37% .344 1.45 3.99 2.38 0 0.00 0.0
2006 DET MLB AL 14 0 15.3 0 0 0 14 9 12 1 107 8.2 5.3 0.6 7.0 36% .283 1.50 4.81 6.46 100 4.45 90.7
2006 TOL AAA INT 24 1 24.2 1 2 0 25 6 14 3 92 9.3 2.2 1.1 5.2 45% .291 1.28 4.40 4.83 0 0.00 0.0
2007 DET MLB AL 58 0 46.3 3 0 1 38 15 38 1 104 7.4 2.9 0.2 7.4 40% .280 1.14 3.04 2.33 92 4.11 85.0
2008 DET MLB AL 60 0 56.3 1 2 0 59 25 58 4 104 9.4 4.0 0.6 9.3 41% .350 1.49 3.46 4.47 109 5.34 113.8
2009 DET MLB AL 67 0 48.7 6 3 0 46 17 37 3 103 8.5 3.1 0.6 6.8 40% .291 1.29 3.64 4.25 112 5.63 120.7

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2008 901 0.5427 0.4351 0.7832 0.5726 0.2718 0.8321 0.6607 0.2168
2009 774 0.5556 0.4302 0.8168 0.5628 0.2645 0.8512 0.7253 0.1832
Career16750.54870.43280.79870.56810.26840.84090.69060.2013

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
2010-03-26 2010-10-04 60-DL 192 162 Left Shoulder Surgery Labrum 2010-09-15
2010-02-21 2010-03-26 Camp 33 0 Left Shoulder Impingement Biceps -
2009-09-25 2009-10-01 DTD 6 6 Right Chest Strain Pectoralis Minor -
2009-05-17 2009-05-19 DTD 2 1 Mid Back Strain -
2008-08-08 2008-08-09 DTD 1 1 Low Back Stiffness -
2005-07-09 2005-07-15 DTD 6 2 Left Hand Inflammation -
2005-04-17 2005-06-05 15-DL 49 44 Left Chest Strain Pectoral Muscle -
2003-04-24 2003-06-03 15-DL 40 34 Left Shoulder Inflammation -
2002-03-29 2002-06-03 60-DL 66 54 Left Shoulder Inflammation Tendonitis -
2001-05-08 2001-06-30 Minors 53 0 Left Fingers Strain Index Finger - -
1999-05-21 1999-06-26 Minors 36 0 - Abdomen Strain Oblique - -
1998-08-28 1998-09-21 Minors 24 0 Left Elbow Soreness - -
1998-06-19 1998-07-29 Minors 40 0 Left Elbow Strain - -
1998-04-02 1998-04-16 Minors 14 0 Left Foot Strain - -
1997-06-13 1997-09-02 Minors 81 0 Left Foot Fracture - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2010 DET $2,475,000
2009 DET $1,300,000
2008 DET $780,000
2007 DET $450,000
2006 DET $375,000
2005 TBA $325,000
2003 TBA $300,000
2002 TBA $202,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
8 yrPrevious$6,207,000
8 yrTotal$6,207,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
5 y 118 d1 year/$2.475M (2010)

Details
  • 1 year/$2.475M (2010). Re-signed 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$1.3M (2009). Re-signed 1/20/08 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.78M (2008). Re-signed 1/18/08 (avoided arbitration). Performance bonuses: $20,000 for 55 games, $25,000 for 60 games, $30,000 for 63 games.
  • 1 year/$0.45M (2007). Re-signed 1/07 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased 3/07.
  • 1 year/$0.375M (2006). Contract purchased 4/06, DFA 6/06.
  • 1 year/$0.325M (2005)
  • 1 year (2004)
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2003)

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
2008-03-31 13:00:00 (link to chat)The locals are on pins and needles, seeing their bullpen entrusted with a one-run lead.
(Daniel from Michigan)
Too late! The Royals have tied it up on a John Buck RBI single. Out goes Jason Grilli, in comes Bobby Seay.

Get used to this folks. The Tigers' pen is a dark, scary place. (Steven Goldman)


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