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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
15 497 606 47 41 91 3.03 6.9
Birth Date3-10-1958
Height6' 1"
Weight180 lbs
Age61 years, 11 months, 6 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
1980 LAN MLB 59 0 84.7 7 9 17 83 22 39 1 97 8.8 2.3 0.1 4.1 0% .278 1.24 2.82 2.66 90 3.78 88.2 0.8
1981 LAN MLB 41 0 54.0 5 3 8 51 18 32 2 95 8.5 3.0 0.3 5.3 0% .280 1.28 2.96 2.50 93 3.67 91.9 0.4
1982 LAN MLB 66 0 99.3 7 5 13 87 17 49 3 96 7.9 1.5 0.3 4.4 0% .259 1.05 2.66 2.08 79 3.19 74.2 1.7
1983 LAN MLB 46 0 68.7 4 7 18 55 12 52 2 94 7.2 1.6 0.3 6.8 0% .256 0.98 2.10 1.44 70 2.66 61.3 1.7
1985 LAN 0 19 0 22.0 1 1 3 30 5 11 2 90 12.3 2.0 0.8 4.5 0% .329 1.59 3.61 4.91 85 3.53 81.2 0.4
1985 MIN 0 13 0 19.0 2 3 0 28 7 10 1 102 13.3 3.3 0.5 4.7 0% .355 1.84 3.47 6.16 95 4.94 113.4 0.0
1987 TEX MLB 24 0 31.3 3 3 1 33 8 19 2 101 9.5 2.3 0.6 5.5 0% .313 1.31 3.53 4.31 96 4.71 99.0 0.2
1991 NYA MLB 37 0 48.3 3 1 3 39 7 34 1 103 7.3 1.3 0.2 6.3 0% .264 0.95 2.38 1.68 85 3.67 85.0 0.7
1992 NYA MLB 20 0 22.0 3 0 6 9 3 12 1 102 3.7 1.2 0.4 4.9 0% .127 0.55 2.69 2.45 96 4.05 98.1 0.2
1993 NYA MLB 51 0 50.7 3 5 4 58 10 19 7 99 10.3 1.8 1.2 3.4 0% .290 1.34 4.80 4.97 106 5.35 115.4 -0.1
1994 NYA MLB 40 0 40.0 3 0 15 28 7 18 2 103 6.3 1.6 0.5 4.1 0% .208 0.88 3.47 1.80 93 4.06 81.8 0.7
1995 NYA MLB 56 0 49.0 6 3 2 66 17 28 7 103 12.1 3.1 1.3 5.1 0% .339 1.69 5.13 4.96 99 4.77 97.7 0.3
1996 NYA MLB 25 0 17.0 0 1 1 19 6 5 1 102 10.1 3.2 0.5 2.6 0% .286 1.47 4.65 6.35 108 6.60 130.4 -0.2
1985 TOT MLB 32 0 41.0 3 4 3 58 12 21 3 96 12.7 2.6 0.7 4.6 0% .000 1.71 3.55 5.49 90 4.18 96.1 0.3
CareerMLB4970606.047419158613932832988.72.10.54.957%.2761.203.223.03893.9388.26.9

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-
1979 SAN AA TXS 13 13 95.0 6 2 0 78 22 57 11 7.4 2.1 1.0 5.4 0% .000 1.05 4.27 3.13 0 0.00 0.0
1980 LAN MLB NL 59 0 84.7 7 9 17 83 22 39 1 97 8.8 2.3 0.1 4.1 0% .278 1.24 2.82 2.66 90 3.78 88.2
1981 LAN MLB NL 41 0 54.0 5 3 8 51 18 32 2 95 8.5 3.0 0.3 5.3 0% .280 1.28 2.96 2.50 93 3.67 91.9
1982 LAN MLB NL 66 0 99.3 7 5 13 87 17 49 3 96 7.9 1.5 0.3 4.4 0% .259 1.05 2.66 2.08 79 3.19 74.2
1983 LAN MLB NL 46 0 68.7 4 7 18 55 12 52 2 94 7.2 1.6 0.3 6.8 0% .256 0.98 2.10 1.44 70 2.66 61.3
1985 LAN MLB NL 19 0 22.0 1 1 3 30 5 11 2 90 12.3 2.0 0.8 4.5 0% .329 1.59 3.61 4.91 85 3.53 81.2
1985 MIN MLB AL 13 0 19.0 2 3 0 28 7 10 1 102 13.3 3.3 0.5 4.7 0% .355 1.84 3.47 6.16 95 4.94 113.4
1986 SJO A+ CLF 14 8 49.0 3 2 2 40 5 37 0 7.3 0.9 0.0 6.8 0% .000 0.92 2.11 1.47 0 0.00 0.0
1987 TEX MLB AL 24 0 31.3 3 3 1 33 8 19 2 101 9.5 2.3 0.6 5.5 0% .313 1.31 3.53 4.31 96 4.71 99.0
1987 OKL AAA AA 7 3 20.7 2 2 0 26 5 14 1 11.3 2.2 0.4 6.1 0% .000 1.50 3.58 3.48 0 0.00 0.0
1990 SLN A+ CLF 10 6 17.0 0 1 0 19 5 14 0 10.1 2.6 0.0 7.4 0% .000 1.41 2.45 2.12 0 0.00 0.0
1991 NYA MLB AL 37 0 48.3 3 1 3 39 7 34 1 103 7.3 1.3 0.2 6.3 0% .264 0.95 2.38 1.68 85 3.67 85.0
1991 COH AAA INT 12 0 18.0 2 1 5 11 8 13 0 5.5 4.0 0.0 6.5 0% .000 1.06 2.99 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
1992 NYA MLB AL 20 0 22.0 3 0 6 9 3 12 1 102 3.7 1.2 0.4 4.9 0% .127 0.55 2.69 2.45 96 4.05 98.1
1993 NYA MLB AL 51 0 50.7 3 5 4 58 10 19 7 99 10.3 1.8 1.2 3.4 0% .290 1.34 4.80 4.97 106 5.35 115.4
1993 COH AAA INT 2 2 2.7 0 1 0 6 1 1 0 20.0 3.3 0.0 3.3 0% .000 2.59 3.56 10.00 0 0.00 0.0
1994 NYA MLB AL 40 0 40.0 3 0 15 28 7 18 2 103 6.3 1.6 0.5 4.1 0% .208 0.88 3.47 1.80 93 4.06 81.8
1994 ABY AA EAS 1 1 1.3 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 13.8 0.0 0.0 13.8 0% .000 1.54 0.10 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
1995 NYA MLB AL 56 0 49.0 6 3 2 66 17 28 7 103 12.1 3.1 1.3 5.1 0% .339 1.69 5.13 4.96 99 4.77 97.7
1996 NYA MLB AL 25 0 17.0 0 1 1 19 6 5 1 102 10.1 3.2 0.5 2.6 0% .286 1.47 4.65 6.35 108 6.60 130.4

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
1994-05-02 1994-05-21 15-DL 19 15 - Groin Strain - -
1993-05-07 1993-06-05 15-DL 29 27 - Ankle Sprain - -
1991-08-11 1991-09-04 15-DL 24 24 Left Elbow Inflammation - -
1983-05-18 1983-06-29 42 38 - General Medical Addiction Cocaine - -

Compensation

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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
2013-08-05 14:00:00 (link to chat)If A-Rod popped positive, he serves 50 games. He gets "caught" via a sketchy investigation with evidence from sketchy sources and they threaten to ban him for life, then ban him for more than a season. They criticize him in part for admitting to doing PEDs in 2002-2003, but he never tested positive (and they criticize people for lying, so . . .). Braun got caught but appealed on a technicality and won, so now he serves his 50 game suspension plus 15 games for what exactly? How does your "double jeopardy" analogy handle that? The JDA says he wins the appeal and then it is over, right? So the "winners" here are the players who got caught and already served their suspensions, like Melky and Colon. I am not an A-Rod fan, but I guess I am an apologist because if I were an arbitrator I would say this evidence was equivalent to his first positive test and give him 50 games. The "but he lied!" argument is silly; all such players are lying through omission by taking PEDs until they test positive. Finally, PED suspensions need to be 1/3rd as long as DUI suspensions. As usual, MLB is ignoring the more serious problem.
(Karl from Chicago)
This is the key issue that has to be addressed: The JDA details what happens when a player tests positive, but the parameters around non-analytical positives are ambiguous, subjective, open to interpretation, and negotiated, either in advance of the arbitrator, or with him in the mix. Steve Howe comes to mind. He was banned for life, and then the arbitrator knocked his suspension down to 119 games. The drug policy has to be addressed about this. It's more important than increasing penalties, it speaks to how the league and MLBPA see things and that when it's looked at both sides render the same decision because it's clearly outlined in the drug agreement. There's additional games being added due to lying or obstructing investigations. Braun's extra 15 games was around that as part of his suspension. Technically, it's seen as his first suspension, with additional games down from 100 for the lying, etc. I hate it. No one knows what Selig and the league will pull out of their hat. Make it clear. Put it in writing. In doing all of this it's added to the circus. (Maury Brown About Biogenesis and Business)
2008-05-28 13:00:00 (link to chat)Care to entertain why Josh Hamilton's "story" is a feel-good story? Seriously, we shouldn't flaunt a former full-fledged drug addict.
(jlarsen from DRays Bay)
Because he didn't have to come back. He could have just remained an addict and squandered all his abilities on his disease. Anyone who gets their life under control is alright with me. Would you have him wear a scarlet A for Addict on his chest for the rest of his life? Redemption, I think, is something that we should always "flaunt." Look at the healing power of baseball. And just to give you a sense of HOW unusual it is, since I've been thinking about the 1980s, a lot of ballplayers from that period who had drug problems ended up dead - Rod Scurry, Alan Wiggins, Eric Show, Steve Howe - Hamilton's story had a pretty big alternative ending, and it wasn't pretty. (Steven Goldman)


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