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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
13 281 1285.7 74 76 3 4.80 18.4
Birth Date4-29-1971
Height6' 1"
Weight200 lbs
Age48 years, 5 months, 22 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
1992 NYA MLB 3 3 13.0 0 2 0 23 6 6 2 102 15.9 4.2 1.4 4.2 0% .396 2.23 5.47 8.31 128 7.23 175.2 -0.4
1993 NYA MLB 6 6 31.0 1 2 0 32 14 26 4 100 9.3 4.1 1.2 7.5 0% .311 1.48 4.44 4.65 112 5.00 107.8 0.2
1994 NYA MLB 23 5 49.3 4 1 2 48 29 37 3 101 8.8 5.3 0.5 6.8 0% .302 1.56 4.25 4.20 114 6.50 131.0 -0.4
1995 NYA MLB 27 27 168.3 11 10 0 155 68 121 22 103 8.3 3.6 1.2 6.5 0% .264 1.32 4.70 4.70 109 4.95 101.4 1.7
1996 SEA MLB 35 35 196.7 13 9 0 245 73 132 27 102 11.2 3.3 1.2 6.0 0% .337 1.62 4.90 5.35 109 5.98 118.0 0.3
1997 SDN MLB 32 28 161.0 10 11 0 172 55 106 24 99 9.6 3.1 1.3 5.9 0% .294 1.41 4.79 5.20 105 4.93 102.5 1.6
1998 SDN MLB 39 27 176.3 9 7 1 169 48 158 29 92 8.6 2.4 1.5 8.1 0% .281 1.23 4.38 3.93 83 2.71 56.2 6.1
1999 SDN MLB 33 33 205.7 12 14 0 202 76 194 29 95 8.8 3.3 1.3 8.5 0% .294 1.35 4.20 4.11 93 3.50 68.1 6.0
2000 SDN MLB 11 11 65.7 1 6 0 69 26 61 12 107 9.5 3.6 1.6 8.4 0% .303 1.45 4.98 4.93 88 3.77 72.5 1.7
2001 NYA 0 10 9 51.3 4 4 0 67 18 28 5 96 11.7 3.2 0.9 4.9 0% .335 1.66 4.43 6.49 111 6.03 125.1 -0.1
2001 SDN 0 3 3 19.0 2 1 0 22 3 15 1 100 10.4 1.4 0.5 7.1 0% .323 1.32 2.74 3.32 102 4.01 83.2 0.4
2002 NYA MLB 20 2 39.3 1 2 0 57 15 31 4 98 13.0 3.4 0.9 7.1 0% .373 1.83 4.02 5.49 103 5.28 113.2 0.0
2003 NYA 0 27 1 49.7 1 3 0 57 18 36 6 98 10.3 3.3 1.1 6.5 0% .317 1.51 4.30 5.44 99 4.35 91.2 0.7
2003 SLN 0 8 6 38.0 5 1 0 34 14 32 8 101 8.1 3.3 1.9 7.6 0% .243 1.26 5.21 3.79 101 4.54 95.1 0.4
2004 SDN MLB 4 4 21.3 0 3 0 22 8 14 5 87 9.3 3.4 2.1 5.9 0% .266 1.41 5.80 6.33 107 5.15 106.3 0.2
2001 TOT MLB 13 12 70.3 6 5 0 89 21 43 6 97 11.4 2.7 0.8 5.5 0% .000 1.56 3.98 5.63 108 5.49 113.8 0.3
2003 TOT MLB 35 7 87.7 6 4 0 91 32 68 14 100 9.3 3.3 1.4 7.0 0% .000 1.40 4.69 4.72 100 4.43 92.9 1.1
CareerMLB2812001285.7747631374471997181999.63.31.37.042%.3021.444.574.801014.6093.718.4

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-
1992 NYA MLB AL 3 3 13.0 0 2 0 23 6 6 2 102 15.9 4.2 1.4 4.2 0% .396 2.23 5.47 8.31 128 7.23 175.2
1993 NYA MLB AL 6 6 31.0 1 2 0 32 14 26 4 100 9.3 4.1 1.2 7.5 0% .311 1.48 4.44 4.65 112 5.00 107.8
1994 NYA MLB AL 23 5 49.3 4 1 2 48 29 37 3 101 8.8 5.3 0.5 6.8 0% .302 1.56 4.25 4.20 114 6.50 131.0
1995 NYA MLB AL 27 27 168.3 11 10 0 155 68 121 22 103 8.3 3.6 1.2 6.5 0% .264 1.32 4.70 4.70 109 4.95 101.4
1996 SEA MLB AL 35 35 196.7 13 9 0 245 73 132 27 102 11.2 3.3 1.2 6.0 0% .337 1.62 4.90 5.35 109 5.98 118.0
1997 SDN MLB NL 32 28 161.0 10 11 0 172 55 106 24 99 9.6 3.1 1.3 5.9 0% .294 1.41 4.79 5.20 105 4.93 102.5
1998 SDN MLB NL 39 27 176.3 9 7 1 169 48 158 29 92 8.6 2.4 1.5 8.1 0% .281 1.23 4.38 3.93 83 2.71 56.2
1999 SDN MLB NL 33 33 205.7 12 14 0 202 76 194 29 95 8.8 3.3 1.3 8.5 0% .294 1.35 4.20 4.11 93 3.50 68.1
2000 SDN MLB NL 11 11 65.7 1 6 0 69 26 61 12 107 9.5 3.6 1.6 8.4 0% .303 1.45 4.98 4.93 88 3.77 72.5
2001 NYA MLB AL 10 9 51.3 4 4 0 67 18 28 5 96 11.7 3.2 0.9 4.9 0% .335 1.66 4.43 6.49 111 6.03 125.1
2001 SDN MLB NL 3 3 19.0 2 1 0 22 3 15 1 100 10.4 1.4 0.5 7.1 0% .323 1.32 2.74 3.32 102 4.01 83.2
2002 NYA MLB AL 20 2 39.3 1 2 0 57 15 31 4 98 13.0 3.4 0.9 7.1 0% .373 1.83 4.02 5.49 103 5.28 113.2
2003 NYA MLB AL 27 1 49.7 1 3 0 57 18 36 6 98 10.3 3.3 1.1 6.5 0% .317 1.51 4.30 5.44 99 4.35 91.2
2003 SLN MLB NL 8 6 38.0 5 1 0 34 14 32 8 101 8.1 3.3 1.9 7.6 0% .243 1.26 5.21 3.79 101 4.54 95.1
2004 SDN MLB NL 4 4 21.3 0 3 0 22 8 14 5 87 9.3 3.4 2.1 5.9 0% .266 1.41 5.80 6.33 107 5.15 106.3

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
2004-08-23 2004-09-04 15-DL 12 11 Left Elbow Strain Retired In September -
2004-04-15 2004-08-04 60-DL 111 98 Trunk Stress Fracture Rib Cage -
2002-06-28 2002-07-28 15-DL 30 24 Low Back Strain -
2002-03-31 2002-05-08 15-DL 38 33 Low Back Strain -
2001-04-02 2001-07-04 60-DL 93 83 Left Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery and Bone Chip 2000-06-06 -
2000-05-27 2000-10-02 60-DL 128 115 Left Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery and Bone Chip 2000-06-06 -
1997-06-06 1997-07-03 15-DL 27 26 Left Elbow Strain - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2004 SDN $800,000
2003 NYA, SLN $6,000,000
2002 NYA $4,936,719
2001 SDN, NYA $6,000,000
2000 SDN $6,100,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
5 yrPrevious$23,836,719
5 yrTotal$23,836,719

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
10 y 43 dTommy Tanzer1 yr/$0.8M (04)+$0.7M incts

Details
  • retired 9/04 signed as a free agent from STL 12/03
  • club declined $7M 04 option 10/03 (pd $1M buyout) acquired in trade from NYY 8/03
  • 2 year/$12M (02-03)+04 club option
  • 02:$5M, 03:$6M, 04:up to $9M option $1M buyout, acquired in trade from SD 7/01 3 year/$15.5M (99-01)

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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