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Jon Garland PWhite Sox

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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
15 365 2151.3 136 125 1 4.37 -0.4
Birth Date9-27-1979
Height6' 6"
Weight210 lbs
Age40 years, 0 months, 21 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
2000 CHA MLB 15 13 69.7 4 8 0 82 40 42 10 90 10.6 5.2 1.3 5.4 0% .312 1.75 5.64 6.46 117 7.65 147.2 -1.0
2001 CHA MLB 35 16 117.0 6 7 1 123 55 61 16 103 9.5 4.2 1.2 4.7 0% .286 1.52 5.34 3.69 120 7.03 145.8 -1.7
2002 CHA MLB 33 33 192.7 12 12 0 188 83 112 23 101 8.8 3.9 1.1 5.2 0% .275 1.41 4.87 4.58 116 5.82 124.9 -0.5
2003 CHA MLB 32 32 191.7 12 13 0 188 74 108 28 100 8.8 3.5 1.3 5.1 0% .267 1.37 5.08 4.51 111 5.39 112.9 0.8
2004 CHA MLB 34 33 217.0 12 11 0 223 76 113 34 105 9.2 3.2 1.4 4.7 0% .272 1.38 5.25 4.89 114 6.46 133.2 -1.6
2005 CHA MLB 32 32 221.0 18 10 0 212 47 115 26 102 8.6 1.9 1.1 4.7 0% .263 1.17 4.26 3.50 106 4.58 98.6 2.3
2006 CHA MLB 33 32 211.3 18 7 0 247 41 112 26 110 10.5 1.7 1.1 4.8 0% .309 1.36 4.39 4.51 106 5.61 114.3 0.5
2007 CHA MLB 32 32 208.3 10 13 0 219 57 98 19 102 9.5 2.5 0.8 4.2 0% .284 1.32 4.42 4.23 110 5.76 119.2 -0.1
2008 ANA MLB 32 32 196.7 14 8 0 237 59 90 23 102 10.8 2.7 1.1 4.1 0% .313 1.51 4.78 4.90 110 5.67 120.9 -0.3
2009 ARI 0 27 27 167.7 8 11 0 188 52 83 19 99 10.1 2.8 1.0 4.5 0% .298 1.43 4.57 4.29 113 5.76 123.5 -0.4
2009 LAN 0 6 6 36.3 3 2 0 37 9 26 4 88 9.2 2.2 1.0 6.4 0% .287 1.27 3.79 2.72 92 3.76 80.6 0.7
2010 SDN MLB 33 33 200.0 14 12 0 176 87 136 20 84 7.9 3.9 0.9 6.1 0% .265 1.32 4.43 3.47 106 4.33 97.8 2.2
2011 LAN MLB 9 9 54.0 1 5 0 55 20 28 6 89 9.2 3.3 1.0 4.7 0% .282 1.39 4.62 4.33 118 5.65 131.2 -0.4
2013 COL MLB 12 12 68.0 4 6 0 85 23 32 9 113 11.3 3.0 1.2 4.2 0% .321 1.59 4.90 5.82 115 6.16 147.5 -1.0
2009 TOT MLB 33 33 204.0 11 13 0 225 61 109 23 97 9.9 2.7 1.0 4.8 0% .000 1.40 4.43 4.01 109 5.40 115.8 0.4
CareerMLB3653422151.31361251226072311562631009.53.01.14.848%.2861.394.734.371115.63119.4-0.4

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-
1998 HIC A SAL 5 5 26.7 1 4 0 36 13 19 2 12.1 4.4 0.7 6.4 0% -1.000 1.84 4.69 5.39 0 0.00 0.0
1998 ROK A MDW 19 19 107.3 4 7 0 124 45 70 11 10.4 3.8 0.9 5.9 0% -.897 1.58 4.83 5.03 0 0.00 0.0
1999 WNS A+ CRL 19 19 119.0 5 7 0 109 39 84 7 8.2 2.9 0.5 6.4 0% -.773 1.24 3.94 3.33 0 0.00 0.0
1999 BIR AA SOU 7 7 39.0 3 1 0 39 18 27 4 9.0 4.2 0.9 6.2 0% -.714 1.46 4.67 4.38 0 0.00 0.0
2000 CHA MLB AL 15 13 69.7 4 8 0 82 40 42 10 90 10.6 5.2 1.3 5.4 0% .312 1.75 5.64 6.46 117 7.65 147.2
2000 BIR AA SOU 1 1 6.0 0 0 0 4 1 10 0 6.0 1.5 0.0 15.0 0% -.364 0.83 0.14 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2000 CHR AAA INT 16 16 103.7 9 2 0 99 32 63 3 8.6 2.8 0.3 5.5 0% -.960 1.26 3.28 2.26 0 0.00 0.0
2001 CHA MLB AL 35 16 117.0 6 7 1 123 55 61 16 103 9.5 4.2 1.2 4.7 0% .286 1.52 5.34 3.69 120 7.03 145.8
2001 CHR AAA INT 5 5 33.0 0 3 0 31 11 26 1 8.5 3.0 0.3 7.1 0% -.769 1.27 3.07 2.73 0 0.00 0.0
2002 CHA MLB AL 33 33 192.7 12 12 0 188 83 112 23 101 8.8 3.9 1.1 5.2 0% .275 1.41 4.87 4.58 116 5.82 124.9
2003 CHA MLB AL 32 32 191.7 12 13 0 188 74 108 28 100 8.8 3.5 1.3 5.1 0% .267 1.37 5.08 4.51 111 5.39 112.9
2004 CHA MLB AL 34 33 217.0 12 11 0 223 76 113 34 105 9.2 3.2 1.4 4.7 0% .272 1.38 5.25 4.89 114 6.46 133.2
2005 CHA MLB AL 32 32 221.0 18 10 0 212 47 115 26 102 8.6 1.9 1.1 4.7 0% .263 1.17 4.26 3.50 106 4.58 98.6
2006 CHA MLB AL 33 32 211.3 18 7 0 247 41 112 26 110 10.5 1.7 1.1 4.8 0% .309 1.36 4.39 4.51 106 5.61 114.3
2007 CHA MLB AL 32 32 208.3 10 13 0 219 57 98 19 102 9.5 2.5 0.8 4.2 0% .284 1.32 4.42 4.23 110 5.76 119.2
2008 ANA MLB AL 32 32 196.7 14 8 0 237 59 90 23 102 10.8 2.7 1.1 4.1 0% .313 1.51 4.78 4.90 110 5.67 120.9
2009 ARI MLB NL 27 27 167.7 8 11 0 188 52 83 19 99 10.1 2.8 1.0 4.5 0% .298 1.43 4.57 4.29 113 5.76 123.5
2009 LAN MLB NL 6 6 36.3 3 2 0 37 9 26 4 88 9.2 2.2 1.0 6.4 0% .287 1.27 3.79 2.72 92 3.76 80.6
2010 SDN MLB NL 33 33 200.0 14 12 0 176 87 136 20 84 7.9 3.9 0.9 6.1 0% .265 1.32 4.43 3.47 106 4.33 97.8
2011 LAN MLB NL 9 9 54.0 1 5 0 55 20 28 6 89 9.2 3.3 1.0 4.7 0% .282 1.39 4.62 4.33 118 5.65 131.2
2011 RCU A+ CAL 1 1 4.7 0 0 0 6 0 3 0 89 11.6 0.0 0.0 5.8 0% .353 1.29 2.65 5.79 89 4.90 100.0
2013 COL MLB NL 12 12 68.0 4 6 0 85 23 32 9 113 11.3 3.0 1.2 4.2 0% .321 1.59 4.90 5.82 115 6.16 147.5

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2008 3007 0.4885 0.4706 0.8537 0.6637 0.2861 0.9026 0.7455 0.1463
2009 3229 0.4949 0.4605 0.8406 0.6358 0.2888 0.8947 0.7240 0.1594
2010 3220 0.5071 0.4307 0.8219 0.6062 0.2502 0.8657 0.7128 0.1781
2011 847 0.5018 0.4392 0.8602 0.5976 0.2796 0.8976 0.7797 0.1398
2013 1076 0.4610 0.4387 0.8496 0.6149 0.2879 0.9049 0.7485 0.1504
Career113790.49400.45110.84110.63000.27640.88980.73300.1589

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
2011-06-02 2011-09-29 15-DL 119 104 Right Shoulder Surgery Debridement Labrum & Bursa & Rotator Cuff 2011-07-11
2011-05-21 2011-05-21 DTD 0 0 Right Thumb Blister - -
2011-03-22 2011-04-15 15-DL 24 13 Left Abdomen Recovery From Strain Oblique -
2011-03-10 2011-03-22 Camp 12 0 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique -
2010-03-20 2010-03-27 Camp 7 0 Right Shoulder Soreness -
2010-03-06 2010-03-06 Camp 0 0 Left Knee Contusion Batted Ball -
2009-03-26 2009-03-26 Camp 0 0 Right Shoulder Fatigue -
2007-03-11 2007-03-11 Camp 0 0 Right Shoulder Stiffness -
2005-04-09 2005-04-09 DTD 0 0 General Medical Respiratory Flu -
2004-02-27 2004-03-01 Camp 3 0 Right Elbow Contusion Batted Ball -
2000-08-19 2000-09-03 15-DL 15 13 Right Elbow Contusion Batted Ball - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2013 COL $500,000
2012 CLE $
2011 LAN $5,000,000
2010 SDN $4,700,000
2009 ARI $6,250,000
2008 ANA $12,000,000
2007 CHA $10,000,000
2006 CHA $7,000,000
2005 CHA $3,400,000
2004 CHA $2,300,000
2003 CHA $375,000
2002 CHA $275,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
11 yrPrevious$51,800,000
11 yrTotal$51,800,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
11 y 143 dCraig Landis1 year/$0.5M (2013)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2013). Signed by Seattle as a free agent 2/8/13 (minor-league contract). Released by Seattle 3/23/13. 1 year/$0.5M (2013). Signed by Colorado as a free agent 3/24/13. Performance bonuses: $1.35M based on innings 105-195, $1.25M based on starts 20-32. DFA by Colorado 6/8/13. Released 6/10/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by Cleveland as a free agent 2/13/12 (minor-league contract). (Deal subsequently voided.)
  • 1 year/$5M (2011), plus 2012 club option. Signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 11/26/10. 11:$5M, 12:$8M club option. Option guaranteed with 190 innings pitched in 2011. Performance bonuses up to $3M based on 2011 innings pitched. LA Dodgers declined 2012 option 10/4/11.
  • 1 year/$5.3M (2010), plus 2011 mutual option. Signed by San Diego as a free agent 1/26/10. 10:$4.7M, 11:$6.75M option $0.6M buyout if club declines, $0.3M buyout if player declines.
  • 1 year/$7.25M (2009). Signed by Arizona as a free agent 1/28/09. 09:$6.25M, 10:$10M mutual option ($2.5M club buyout, $1M player buyout). Club may not offer salary arbitration if Garland is traded and ranks as a Type A free agent after season. Acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Arizona 8/31/09 (Arizona pays all of 2009 salary). Dodgers declined 2010 option 11/4/09.
  • 3 years/$29M (2006-08). Signed extension with Chicago White Sox 12/05. 06:$7M, 07:$10M, 08:$12M. Acquired by LA Angels in trade from White Sox 11/19/07. (Angels paid White Sox an undisclosed amount of cash in the deal.)
  • 1 year/$3.4M (2005). Re-signed by White Sox 11/04 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$2.3M (2004). Re-signed by White Sox 11/03 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.375M (2003). Re-signed by White Sox 3/03.
  • 1 year/$0.275M (2002). Re-signed by White Sox 3/02.
  • 1 year (2001). Recalled by White Sox 5/01.
  • Acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/98.
  • Drafted by Chicago Cubs 1997 (1-10) (Kennedy HS, Granada Hills, Calif.). $1.325M 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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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2013-03-26 13:00:00 (link to chat)It looks like Brandon Maurer is going to win a rotation spot with the Mariners. What are your expectations for him this year and beyond?
(Jim from Seattle)
I've never seen him live, but I'd rather him than Jon Garland given where in the "cycle" that team is right now. I'm not sure his spot will survive when the big horses come charging from the minors with Walker, Paxton et al, but give him a shot this year. (Zachary Levine)
2012-02-23 11:00:00 (link to chat)Where do you fall on the fence debate concerning Petco Park and do you think the Padres have done an adequate job in utilizing the park's spaciousness as an advantage?
(Venzor from North Park)
You could say I'm [removes shades] on the fence. But seriously, I think the team should be extremely careful in modifying the dimensions. The law of unintended consequences can be a cruel mistress. As for utilizing the park to their advantage, the Padres have been hit or miss. Having athletic outfielders like Maybin and Venable is good. Right-handed power hitters are useful if they aren't Ryan Ludwick. And the team has done a good job bringing in pitchers (Kevin Correia, Jon Garland, Aaron Harang) who look better than they are thanks to the park. Volquez could be another one of those. (Geoff Young)
2010-08-26 13:00:00 (link to chat)How much of a fluke is Trevor Cahill?
(ChrisHurst from Brandon Manitoba)
Think of it this way--as good as Jon Garland has been this year, if he left the confines of Petco, would you still buy him as a guy with a low 3's ERA? Cahill has the benefit of Oakland's D, a home park that kills offense, and plenty of luck. He's much closer to league average than he is to ace, even if there are some factors that muddy that difference and help him produce a shiny ERA. (Marc Normandin)
2010-05-11 16:30:00 (link to chat)Can the Padres pitching keep it up? I'm skeptical, but hope I'm wrong.
(formersd from San Diego)
They have a defensive efficiency of .719 so far, which is really the main cause for their pitching strengths I'd say. The whole rotation seems to be over-performing across the board, though some guys more than others. I think Mat Latos is good, and he's probably not pitching over his head at least. Jon Garland seems particularly lucky with 25/21 K/BB and a 1.17 ERA. That's not gonna last. (Matt Swartz)
2008-12-23 14:00:00 (link to chat)Any word on who is looking to sign Jon Garland?
(Patton1941 from NYC)
Whoever overreacts to not getting one of the premium starters (with the Brewers representing one candidate). A move to the NL might at least help them feel better about getting him. (Christina Kahrl)


BP Roundtables

DateRoundtable NameComment
2010-04-05 09:30:00Season Opener RoundtableJon Garland's out of the game, down 6-0. His curveball wasn't sharp (he gave up a two-run single to Montero with it, as well as the crushed homer by Mark Reynolds) but the defense cost him, too.

Stephen Drew hit a ball off of an outcropping in deep center, bounced into left field away from Tony Gwynn and turned into an inside-the-park homer. Tough day, but he wasn't six runs through four innings bad. (Marc Normandin)
2010-04-05 09:30:00Season Opener RoundtableMark Reynolds picking up where he left off from 2009, taking Jon Garland deep despite not getting all of the pitch. (Marc Normandin)
2010-04-05 09:30:00Season Opener RoundtableBad things happen when you force Jon Garland to earn four outs in an inning. 2-0 D'backs, thanks to Miggy Montero driving in two with a single.

Now Chris Young is up--will be finally hit like we've all been waiting for, or is he another D'backs prospect that doesn't put it together? (Marc Normandin)
2010-04-05 09:30:00Season Opener RoundtableJon Garland's first attempt at a no-hitter, broken up in the first inning.

I actually like the Garland signing a lot, given the NL and Petco, but it's still fun to tease. (Marc Normandin)
2010-04-05 09:30:00Season Opener RoundtableSwitching to the most important game of today: Jon Garland's opening day start. (Marc Normandin)
 

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