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Mike Krukow PGiants

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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
14 369 2190.7 124 117 1 3.90 36.5
Birth Date1-21-1952
Height6' 5"
Weight205 lbs
Age67 years, 9 months, 0 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
1976 CHN MLB 2 0 4.3 0 0 0 6 2 1 0 122 12.5 4.2 0.0 2.1 0% .353 1.85 3.57 8.31 137 6.86 171.9 -0.1
1977 CHN MLB 34 33 172.0 8 14 0 195 61 106 16 106 10.2 3.2 0.8 5.5 0% .308 1.49 3.82 4.40 92 4.60 102.7 1.1
1978 CHN MLB 27 20 138.3 9 3 0 125 53 81 11 108 8.1 3.4 0.7 5.3 0% .264 1.29 3.74 3.90 100 4.39 106.0 0.6
1979 CHN MLB 28 28 164.7 9 9 0 172 81 119 13 109 9.4 4.4 0.7 6.5 0% .314 1.54 3.80 4.21 96 4.70 104.7 0.9
1980 CHN MLB 34 34 205.0 10 15 0 200 80 130 13 107 8.8 3.5 0.6 5.7 0% .286 1.37 3.58 4.39 95 4.13 96.3 2.0
1981 CHN MLB 25 25 144.3 9 9 0 146 55 101 11 107 9.1 3.4 0.7 6.3 0% .298 1.39 3.44 3.68 89 3.12 78.1 2.8
1982 PHI MLB 33 33 208.0 13 11 0 211 82 138 8 100 9.1 3.5 0.3 6.0 0% .307 1.41 3.14 3.12 88 3.17 73.7 4.6
1983 SFN MLB 31 31 184.3 11 11 0 189 76 136 17 98 9.2 3.7 0.8 6.6 0% .295 1.44 3.67 3.95 92 3.43 79.3 3.7
1984 SFN MLB 35 33 199.3 11 12 1 234 78 141 22 95 10.6 3.5 1.0 6.4 0% .323 1.57 4.06 4.56 99 4.49 104.9 1.4
1985 SFN MLB 28 28 194.7 8 11 0 176 49 150 19 89 8.1 2.3 0.9 6.9 0% .269 1.16 3.14 3.38 82 2.44 56.1 6.4
1986 SFN MLB 34 34 245.0 20 9 0 204 55 178 24 97 7.5 2.0 0.9 6.5 0% .248 1.06 3.28 3.05 79 2.56 57.7 8.0
1987 SFN MLB 30 28 163.0 5 6 0 182 46 104 24 95 10.0 2.5 1.3 5.7 0% .302 1.40 4.38 4.80 95 4.23 88.9 2.8
1988 SFN MLB 20 20 124.7 7 4 0 111 31 75 13 96 8.0 2.2 0.9 5.4 0% .249 1.14 3.72 3.54 97 3.18 76.7 2.7
1989 SFN MLB 8 8 43.0 4 3 0 37 18 18 5 102 7.7 3.8 1.0 3.8 0% .237 1.28 4.65 3.98 131 5.65 136.1 -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-
1976 CHN MLB NL 2 0 4.3 0 0 0 6 2 1 0 122 12.5 4.2 0.0 2.1 0% .353 1.85 3.57 8.31 137 6.86 171.9
1977 CHN MLB NL 34 33 172.0 8 14 0 195 61 106 16 106 10.2 3.2 0.8 5.5 0% .308 1.49 3.82 4.40 92 4.60 102.7
1978 CHN MLB NL 27 20 138.3 9 3 0 125 53 81 11 108 8.1 3.4 0.7 5.3 0% .264 1.29 3.74 3.90 100 4.39 106.0
1979 CHN MLB NL 28 28 164.7 9 9 0 172 81 119 13 109 9.4 4.4 0.7 6.5 0% .314 1.54 3.80 4.21 96 4.70 104.7
1980 CHN MLB NL 34 34 205.0 10 15 0 200 80 130 13 107 8.8 3.5 0.6 5.7 0% .286 1.37 3.58 4.39 95 4.13 96.3
1981 CHN MLB NL 25 25 144.3 9 9 0 146 55 101 11 107 9.1 3.4 0.7 6.3 0% .298 1.39 3.44 3.68 89 3.12 78.1
1982 PHI MLB NL 33 33 208.0 13 11 0 211 82 138 8 100 9.1 3.5 0.3 6.0 0% .307 1.41 3.14 3.12 88 3.17 73.7
1983 SFN MLB NL 31 31 184.3 11 11 0 189 76 136 17 98 9.2 3.7 0.8 6.6 0% .295 1.44 3.67 3.95 92 3.43 79.3
1984 SFN MLB NL 35 33 199.3 11 12 1 234 78 141 22 95 10.6 3.5 1.0 6.4 0% .323 1.57 4.06 4.56 99 4.49 104.9
1985 SFN MLB NL 28 28 194.7 8 11 0 176 49 150 19 89 8.1 2.3 0.9 6.9 0% .269 1.16 3.14 3.38 82 2.44 56.1
1986 SFN MLB NL 34 34 245.0 20 9 0 204 55 178 24 97 7.5 2.0 0.9 6.5 0% .248 1.06 3.28 3.05 79 2.56 57.7
1987 SFN MLB NL 30 28 163.0 5 6 0 182 46 104 24 95 10.0 2.5 1.3 5.7 0% .302 1.40 4.38 4.80 95 4.23 88.9
1988 SFN MLB NL 20 20 124.7 7 4 0 111 31 75 13 96 8.0 2.2 0.9 5.4 0% .249 1.14 3.72 3.54 97 3.18 76.7
1988 PHX AAA PCL 1 1 5.0 1 0 0 0 0 5 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 0% .000 0.00 1.56 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
1989 SFN MLB NL 8 8 43.0 4 3 0 37 18 18 5 102 7.7 3.8 1.0 3.8 0% .237 1.28 4.65 3.98 131 5.65 136.1

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
1989-06-05 1989-10-29 60-DL 146 108 Right Shoulder Recovery From Surgery Partial Rotator Cuff Tear 1988-09-13 -
1988-08-29 1988-10-03 DTD 35 32 Right Shoulder Surgery Partial Rotator Cuff Tear 1988-09-13 -
1988-06-26 1988-08-13 48 43 Right Shoulder Inflammation - -
1987-06-06 1987-06-25 19 17 Right Elbow Inflammation Bone Chips - -
1986-07-20 1986-08-10 21 19 - Trunk Contusion Rib In a Brawl - -
1983-04-10 1983-05-12 32 25 Right Elbow Strain - -

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
2012-11-01 13:00:00 (link to chat)Can you talk about the insane awesomeness of the final Romo World Series pitch to Miggy?! I was sitting at work with the tv on above my head and I squealed like a little Justin Bieber fan after seeing that pitch. Everyone looked at me like I was bat-shit nuts (which I actually might be). So what is a Romo? And what makes him so terrifyingly awesome?
(Will from Rochester)
He's an enigma wrapped in a paradox stuffed into a Doritos Locos Tacos shell!

Nah, it's no mystery. It's all about that ridiculous slider. I've never seen anything like it. Mike Krukow talks about it every game, but he's somehow able to throw it without the "red dot" appearing. Hitters can identify a slider by the red dot, but if there's no red dot, their brains say "that's not a slider," and they swing at it -- and miss. So if you're a RHH and you're looking for the slider, Romo can throw an 87 MPH FB over the outer third and you just sit there looking like a big dummy. Like Miguel Cabrera did. And when you do that to one of the best hitters in baseball, you're a pretty, pretty, pret-tayyyy good pitcher. (Ian Miller)
2011-08-17 13:00:00 (link to chat)Who are your favorite broadcasters to listen to/watch on TV? Let's say top three.
(Staufferinthetrunk from San Jose, CA)
1. Jon Miller
2. Mike Krukow
3. Duane Kuiper

and that's not to slight Dave Flemming, the fourth member of the Giants crew. I'm a Giants fan, so that's an easily discounted opinion, but the Giants have had such great broadcasters for the past two decades (Hank Greenwald before them) that I can hardly listen to other broadcasts.

Of course, I do listen to other broadcasts, five or six some days, and my favorites outside of those guys are probably Ron Darling (Mets) as a color guy and Len Casper (Cubs) as a play-by-play guy. Among announcers without jobs, I really liked Josh Lewin before the Rangers fired him, and I thought Dennis Eckersley did an tremendous job filling in for Jerry Remy earlier this year. Dennis Eckersley should have a full-time job.

The Rangers have the best reporter-in-the-stands guy. The Red Sox have the on-field microphone most likely to pick up profanity. Minnesota has the best center-field camera. The Giants don't use a pitch-tracker, ever, which is obnoxious, but they have a particularly good Coors Light Freeze Cam. The Angels' announcers are the best in a blow-out, because they get silly. The Rays have the best announcing crew if you want to pretend that Mark McGrath is describing a baseball game to you. The Phillies have the most fans who wave at the camera from behind home plate. The Marlins have the lowest production values -- I wish I'd recorded the time that they interviewed John Dewan in the middle of an inning to talk about the Marlins' defense, but it was a phone interview so he had no idea what was going on in the game. It was about unfollowable as a pre-taped call-in talk show.
(which is a reference to this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HrlS9_n8GX4) (Sam Miller)


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