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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
16 796 682.3 34 39 39 3.51 5.8
Birth Date8-22-1972
Height6' 2"
Weight200 lbs
Age47 years, 0 months, 3 days
BatsR
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
1997 CLE 0 20 1 26.3 3 1 0 42 13 17 6 97 14.4 4.4 2.1 5.8 0% .387 2.09 6.41 5.81 100 5.22 108.6 0.0
1997 MON 0 26 0 26.3 1 3 0 31 10 20 4 98 10.6 3.4 1.4 6.8 0% .325 1.56 4.78 6.15 98 4.48 93.2 0.2
1998 MON MLB 78 0 71.7 3 6 1 62 41 76 4 91 7.8 5.1 0.5 9.5 0% .297 1.44 3.51 2.76 84 2.95 61.2 1.9
1999 MON MLB 82 0 69.7 7 4 0 56 33 69 8 101 7.2 4.3 1.0 8.9 0% .261 1.28 4.13 3.75 82 3.48 67.7 1.6
2000 MON MLB 83 0 82.3 1 5 14 88 27 64 8 108 9.6 3.0 0.9 7.0 0% .324 1.40 3.85 3.50 88 4.39 84.5 1.2
2001 SLN MLB 89 0 75.0 3 3 9 53 29 54 3 102 6.4 3.5 0.4 6.5 0% .235 1.09 3.40 1.80 103 5.05 104.7 0.3
2002 SLN MLB 66 0 58.3 2 1 6 54 21 41 3 99 8.3 3.2 0.5 6.3 0% .291 1.29 3.26 3.39 94 3.88 83.3 0.9
2003 SLN MLB 78 0 63.7 5 5 3 56 30 31 5 101 7.9 4.2 0.7 4.4 0% .249 1.35 4.57 3.82 114 6.25 130.9 -0.6
2004 SLN MLB 67 0 50.3 2 2 3 37 17 35 3 94 6.6 3.0 0.5 6.3 0% .238 1.07 3.58 1.79 94 4.53 93.4 0.6
2005 BAL MLB 67 0 61.0 2 4 0 59 30 36 11 102 8.7 4.4 1.6 5.3 0% .257 1.46 5.68 4.28 111 5.35 115.0 0.1
2006 SFN MLB 72 0 51.7 4 3 1 53 26 33 3 90 9.2 4.5 0.5 5.7 0% .305 1.53 4.15 3.66 107 5.59 113.8 0.1
2007 SFN MLB 68 0 46.0 1 2 2 58 18 17 2 98 11.3 3.5 0.4 3.3 0% .316 1.65 4.30 4.70 113 6.46 133.6 -0.5
1997 TOT MLB 46 1 52.7 4 4 0 73 23 37 10 97 12.5 3.9 1.7 6.3 0% .000 1.82 5.59 5.98 99 4.85 100.9 0.3
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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-
1993 WTT A- NYP 13 13 79.0 5 4 0 77 12 45 3 8.8 1.4 0.3 5.1 0% .000 1.13 3.45 3.19 0 0.00 0.0
1993 BNC Rk APL 2 1 7.3 1 1 0 11 2 4 0 13.6 2.5 0.0 4.9 0% .000 1.78 3.12 4.93 0 0.00 0.0
1994 CGA A SAL 28 28 185.7 18 5 0 175 36 174 14 8.5 1.7 0.7 8.4 0% .000 1.14 3.09 3.00 0 0.00 0.0
1995 CAN AA EAS 14 14 89.3 2 3 0 86 30 45 6 8.7 3.0 0.6 4.5 0% .000 1.30 4.11 2.42 0 0.00 0.0
1996 CAN AA EAS 25 24 146.7 8 12 0 168 55 107 16 10.3 3.4 1.0 6.6 0% .000 1.52 4.24 5.46 0 0.00 0.0
1997 CLE MLB AL 20 1 26.3 3 1 0 42 13 17 6 97 14.4 4.4 2.1 5.8 0% .387 2.09 6.41 5.81 100 5.22 108.6
1997 MON MLB NL 26 0 26.3 1 3 0 31 10 20 4 98 10.6 3.4 1.4 6.8 0% .325 1.56 4.78 6.15 98 4.48 93.2
1997 BUF AAA AA 20 4 51.3 3 3 1 53 13 41 4 9.3 2.3 0.7 7.2 0% .310 1.29 3.30 4.04 0 0.00 0.0
1998 MON MLB NL 78 0 71.7 3 6 1 62 41 76 4 91 7.8 5.1 0.5 9.5 0% .297 1.44 3.51 2.76 84 2.95 61.2
1998 OTT AAA INT 2 0 2.7 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3.3 0.0 0.0 3.3 0% -1.000 0.37 2.53 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
1999 MON MLB NL 82 0 69.7 7 4 0 56 33 69 8 101 7.2 4.3 1.0 8.9 0% .261 1.28 4.13 3.75 82 3.48 67.7
2000 MON MLB NL 83 0 82.3 1 5 14 88 27 64 8 108 9.6 3.0 0.9 7.0 0% .324 1.40 3.85 3.50 88 4.39 84.5
2001 SLN MLB NL 89 0 75.0 3 3 9 53 29 54 3 102 6.4 3.5 0.4 6.5 0% .235 1.09 3.40 1.80 103 5.05 104.7
2002 SLN MLB NL 66 0 58.3 2 1 6 54 21 41 3 99 8.3 3.2 0.5 6.3 0% .291 1.29 3.26 3.39 94 3.88 83.3
2002 PEO A MDW 2 1 2.3 0 0 0 1 1 5 0 3.9 3.9 0.0 19.6 0% .250 0.87 0.19 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2002 NHV AA EAS 1 1 2.0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0.0 4.5 0.0 9.0 0% .000 0.50 2.68 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2003 SLN MLB NL 78 0 63.7 5 5 3 56 30 31 5 101 7.9 4.2 0.7 4.4 0% .249 1.35 4.57 3.82 114 6.25 130.9
2004 SLN MLB NL 67 0 50.3 2 2 3 37 17 35 3 94 6.6 3.0 0.5 6.3 0% .238 1.07 3.58 1.79 94 4.53 93.4
2005 BAL MLB AL 67 0 61.0 2 4 0 59 30 36 11 102 8.7 4.4 1.6 5.3 0% .257 1.46 5.68 4.28 111 5.35 115.0
2006 SFN MLB NL 72 0 51.7 4 3 1 53 26 33 3 90 9.2 4.5 0.5 5.7 0% .305 1.53 4.15 3.66 107 5.59 113.8
2007 SFN MLB NL 68 0 46.0 1 2 2 58 18 17 2 98 11.3 3.5 0.4 3.3 0% .316 1.65 4.30 4.70 113 6.46 133.6
2008 LEH AAA INT 20 0 22.7 0 2 1 28 8 16 3 89 11.1 3.2 1.2 6.3 0% .329 1.59 4.94 5.15 109 5.56 113.7

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
2004-08-28 2004-10-28 15-DL 61 34 Left Groin Strain -
2002-04-29 2002-05-31 15-DL 32 28 Left Upper Arm Strain Triceps -
1999-04-11 1999-04-26 15-DL 15 11 Left Elbow Inflammation - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2008 SFN $1,750,000
2007 SFN $1,750,000
2006 SFN $3,000,000
2005 BAL $2,500,000
2004 SLN $1,700,000
2003 SLN $1,800,000
2002 SLN $1,200,000
2001 SLN $750,000
2000 MON $355,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
9 yrPrevious$14,805,000
9 yrTotal$14,805,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
10 y 115 d2 yr/$3.5M (07-08)

Details
  • released 4/4/08 designated for assignment 3/30/08 re-signed as a free agent 12/06, 2 year/$3.5M (07-08), 07:$1.75M, 08:$1.75M
  • $0.1M assignment bonus with each trade
  • club will not offer arbitration after 08
  • award bonus:$0.1M MVP, $50K each All-Star,LCSMVP, $75K WSMVP
  • acquired in trade from BAL 12/05 (SF also pd BAL c$0.9M in deal)
  • signed as a free agent from STL 12/04, 2 year/$5.5M (05-06), 05:$2.5M, 06:$3M
  • re-signed as a free agent 12/03, 1 year/$1.7M (04)

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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