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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
13 157 152 7 2 13 4.38 1.6
Birth Date10-25-1974
Height6' 2"
Weight185 lbs
Age44 years, 11 months, 21 days
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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 ATL MLB 2 0 2.0 0 0 0 7 2 0 1 98 31.5 9.0 4.5 0.0 0% .500 4.50 14.00 36.00 100 3.59 74.5 0.0
2004 BOS MLB 3 0 2.7 0 0 0 4 3 5 0 106 13.5 10.1 0.0 16.9 0% .571 2.63 5.03 16.88 86 3.21 66.1 0.1
2006 KCA MLB 43 0 44.7 1 1 9 37 24 44 5 114 7.5 4.8 1.0 8.9 0% .269 1.37 4.35 4.43 98 4.43 90.3 0.6
2008 FLO MLB 59 0 54.0 3 1 1 42 22 60 5 96 7.0 3.7 0.8 10.0 0% .262 1.19 3.41 2.00 88 3.49 74.3 1.1
2009 TBA MLB 42 0 40.3 3 0 3 32 27 36 7 105 7.1 6.0 1.6 8.0 0% .225 1.46 5.68 4.02 119 5.97 128.0 -0.3
2010 BOS MLB 8 0 8.3 0 0 0 14 6 9 2 108 15.1 6.5 2.2 9.7 0% .429 2.40 6.16 9.72 101 4.43 100.0 0.0
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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-
1996 EUG A- NWN 14 13 70.0 5 3 0 69 29 67 5 8.9 3.7 0.6 8.6 0% .000 1.40 3.85 4.37 0 0.00 0.0
1997 DUR A+ CRL 25 24 124.7 10 6 0 114 61 99 17 8.2 4.4 1.2 7.1 0% .274 1.40 5.20 4.76 0 0.00 0.0
1998 GRN AA SOU 45 12 108.3 6 9 2 124 69 74 9 10.3 5.7 0.7 6.1 0% -.747 1.78 5.16 4.99 0 0.00 0.0
1999 GRN AA SOU 25 0 30.3 1 1 8 19 14 37 2 5.6 4.2 0.6 11.0 0% -.309 1.09 3.34 2.38 0 0.00 0.0
1999 GWN AAA INT 12 3 33.7 2 3 1 33 15 31 2 8.8 4.0 0.5 8.3 0% -.646 1.42 3.69 4.54 0 0.00 0.0
2000 JAM A- NYP 3 0 4.0 0 0 0 3 1 7 0 6.8 2.3 0.0 15.8 0% -.375 1.00 0.80 2.25 0 0.00 0.0
2001 ATL MLB NL 2 0 2.0 0 0 0 7 2 0 1 98 31.5 9.0 4.5 0.0 0% .500 4.50 14.00 36.00 100 3.59 74.5
2001 GWN AAA INT 29 0 39.7 1 2 8 23 14 40 1 5.2 3.2 0.2 9.1 0% -.386 0.93 2.68 1.13 0 0.00 0.0
2002 TRN AA EAS 4 0 4.3 0 0 0 9 2 3 1 18.8 4.2 2.1 6.3 0% .444 2.56 6.90 14.65 0 0.00 0.0
2004 BOS MLB AL 3 0 2.7 0 0 0 4 3 5 0 106 13.5 10.1 0.0 16.9 0% .571 2.63 5.03 16.88 86 3.21 66.1
2004 PME AA EAS 25 0 30.3 3 2 13 16 15 49 1 4.8 4.5 0.3 14.6 0% .254 1.02 2.02 1.78 0 0.00 0.0
2004 PAW AAA INT 16 0 21.3 0 0 0 27 9 31 1 11.4 3.8 0.4 13.1 0% .456 1.69 2.50 4.65 0 0.00 0.0
2005 SFD AA TXS 9 0 13.3 0 0 1 4 7 22 1 41 2.7 4.7 0.7 14.9 0% -.097 0.83 2.74 2.03 51 1.86 36.6
2005 DUR AAA INT 35 0 46.0 0 3 6 41 21 62 9 32 8.0 4.1 1.8 12.1 0% -.344 1.35 4.48 4.11 89 3.99 78.6
2006 KCA MLB AL 43 0 44.7 1 1 9 37 24 44 5 114 7.5 4.8 1.0 8.9 0% .269 1.37 4.35 4.43 98 4.43 90.3
2006 OMA AAA PCL 24 0 32.0 2 2 7 19 12 39 4 102 5.3 3.4 1.1 11.0 0% .224 0.97 4.02 1.97 86 2.79 58.5
2008 FLO MLB NL 59 0 54.0 3 1 1 42 22 60 5 96 7.0 3.7 0.8 10.0 0% .262 1.19 3.41 2.00 88 3.49 74.3
2008 ABQ AAA PCL 19 0 25.7 1 1 11 17 6 36 1 125 6.0 2.1 0.4 12.6 0% .296 0.89 2.00 2.10 46 1.58 32.4
2009 TBA MLB AL 42 0 40.3 3 0 3 32 27 36 7 105 7.1 6.0 1.6 8.0 0% .225 1.46 5.68 4.02 119 5.97 128.0
2009 DUR AAA INT 13 0 17.3 2 2 0 22 11 14 4 114 11.4 5.7 2.1 7.3 0% .333 1.91 6.79 6.24 129 5.87 123.5
2010 BOS MLB AL 8 0 8.3 0 0 0 14 6 9 2 108 15.1 6.5 2.2 9.7 0% .429 2.40 6.16 9.72 101 4.43 100.0
2010 PAW AAA INT 16 0 21.7 3 2 1 18 14 21 1 7.5 5.8 0.4 8.7 0% .304 1.47 4.02 2.49 0 0.00 0.0
2010 TAC AAA PCL 8 0 8.0 0 0 0 10 7 8 0 11.3 7.9 0.0 9.0 0% .385 2.13 4.20 6.75 0 0.00 0.0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2008 910 0.4912 0.4418 0.7090 0.5973 0.2916 0.7678 0.5926 0.2910
2009 744 0.4825 0.4355 0.7840 0.6128 0.2701 0.8136 0.7212 0.2160
2010 179 0.5363 0.4134 0.7973 0.5417 0.2651 0.8269 0.7273 0.2027
Career18330.49210.43650.74810.59820.28030.79220.65800.2519

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
2007-03-23 2007-09-30 60-DL 191 161 Right Shoulder Surgery Labrum 2007-03-14
2007-02-23 2007-03-23 Camp 28 0 Right Shoulder Soreness -
2005-08-26 2005-09-05 Minors 10 0 Not Disclosed -
2001-06-20 2001-10-09 60-DL 111 93 Right Shoulder Cartilage Injury Labrum -
1999-08-21 1999-08-21 Minors 0 0 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 1999-08-21

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2009 TBA $1,300,000
2007 BOS $394,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$1,694,000
2 yrTotal$1,694,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 138 dDoug Schaer

Details
  • 1 year (2010). Signed by Boston as a free agent 2/1/10 (minor-league contract). May opt out of deal if not on Major League roster 6/1/10. Contract purchased by Boston 5/19/10. DFA by Boston 6/11/10. Signed by Seattle as a free agent 6/24/10 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$1.3M (2009). Signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 12/24/09. Sent outright to Triple-A by Tampa Bay 9/3/09 after being DFA 9/1/09.
  • 1 year (2008). Signed by Florida as a free agent 12/07. Contract purchased by Florida 5/26/08. Non-tendered by Florida 12/12/08.
  • 1 year/$0.394M (2007). Re-signed by Kansas City 2/07. DFA by Kansas City 11/13/07 (refused outright).
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006). Signed by Kansas City as a free agent 11/05 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Kansas City 4/06, DFA 4/06. Contract purchased by Kansas City 5/06.
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2004). Signed by Boston as a free agent 3/04 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Boston 7/04. DFA by Boston 9/04.
  • 1 year (2001). Re-signed by Atlanta 2/01. Released by Atlanta 8/02.
  • drafted by Atlanta 1996 (4-122) (University of San Francisco)

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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