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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
15 301 1526.3 93 81 0 4.68 -2.9
Birth Date12-15-1970
Height6' 3"
Weight215 lbs
Age48 years, 11 months, 6 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
1994 TEX MLB 9 9 52.0 3 2 0 62 18 25 14 98 10.7 3.1 2.4 4.3 0% .281 1.54 6.77 5.88 127 7.70 155.2 -1.0
1995 TEX MLB 3 3 12.3 0 2 0 17 8 5 2 100 12.4 5.8 1.5 3.6 0% .333 2.03 6.86 6.57 124 7.65 156.6 -0.2
1996 FLO 0 5 4 27.7 2 1 0 14 7 26 2 98 4.6 2.3 0.7 8.5 0% .169 0.76 2.90 1.95 92 3.66 72.2 0.7
1996 TEX 0 6 2 20.3 1 2 0 23 9 16 7 102 10.2 4.0 3.1 7.1 0% .267 1.57 7.47 7.52 106 5.00 98.8 0.2
1997 FLO 0 31 8 76.0 2 6 0 61 48 53 12 98 7.2 5.7 1.4 6.3 0% .237 1.43 5.78 4.38 122 6.28 130.6 -0.5
1997 TEX 0 10 8 55.0 3 3 0 47 21 46 5 104 7.7 3.4 0.8 7.5 0% .276 1.24 3.90 4.58 117 6.18 128.5 -0.3
1998 TEX MLB 33 33 216.3 20 7 0 209 78 164 27 104 8.7 3.2 1.1 6.8 0% .279 1.33 4.42 4.41 113 6.07 125.8 -0.4
1999 TEX MLB 35 35 219.3 13 11 0 228 85 131 41 104 9.4 3.5 1.7 5.4 0% .275 1.43 5.67 4.84 122 7.54 146.6 -2.8
2000 TEX MLB 35 35 217.0 16 13 0 212 99 146 29 92 8.8 4.1 1.2 6.1 0% .269 1.43 5.10 4.48 119 6.41 123.3 -0.1
2001 TEX MLB 34 34 215.7 12 11 0 256 63 154 38 105 10.7 2.6 1.6 6.4 0% .320 1.48 4.88 5.17 108 6.03 124.9 -0.5
2002 ARI MLB 30 30 175.7 10 12 0 180 48 120 31 104 9.2 2.5 1.6 6.1 0% .273 1.30 4.72 4.51 107 4.64 99.5 2.0
2003 BAL 0 24 24 138.7 7 8 0 156 40 86 30 99 10.1 2.6 1.9 5.6 0% .290 1.41 5.79 5.71 118 6.49 136.1 -1.2
2003 FLO 0 11 0 16.3 1 0 0 11 5 12 1 97 6.1 2.8 0.6 6.6 0% .227 0.98 3.21 0.55 100 3.94 82.6 0.3
2005 MIL MLB 15 7 49.0 3 1 0 39 18 42 2 101 7.2 3.3 0.4 7.7 0% .274 1.16 3.02 2.39 107 4.25 91.4 0.7
2006 MIL MLB 20 2 35.0 0 2 0 25 15 32 6 96 6.4 3.9 1.5 8.2 0% .213 1.14 4.79 4.11 105 4.89 99.5 0.3
1996 TOT MLB 11 6 48.0 3 3 0 37 16 42 9 100 6.9 3.0 1.7 7.9 0% .000 1.10 4.84 4.31 99 4.23 83.5 0.9
1997 TOT MLB 41 16 131.0 5 9 0 108 69 99 17 101 7.4 4.7 1.2 6.8 0% .000 1.35 4.99 4.47 120 6.23 129.7 -0.8
2003 TOT MLB 35 24 155.0 8 8 0 167 45 98 31 98 9.7 2.6 1.8 5.7 0% .000 1.37 5.51 5.17 116 6.23 130.5 -0.9
CareerMLB3012341526.393810154056210582471019.13.31.56.235%.2781.385.034.681146.11124.3-2.8

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 PCH A+ FSL 3 3 19.7 1 1 0 13 4 20 1 5.9 1.8 0.5 9.1 0% .000 0.86 2.18 2.28 0 0.00 0.0
1993 TUL AA TXS 26 26 177.3 12 8 0 150 46 188 14 7.6 2.3 0.7 9.5 0% .000 1.11 2.88 3.60 0 0.00 0.0
1993 OKL AAA AA 2 2 11.0 1 1 0 5 3 17 0 4.1 2.5 0.0 13.9 0% .000 0.73 0.91 1.64 0 0.00 0.0
1994 TEX MLB AL 9 9 52.0 3 2 0 62 18 25 14 98 10.7 3.1 2.4 4.3 0% .281 1.54 6.77 5.88 127 7.70 155.2
1994 OKL AAA AA 20 20 132.3 4 12 0 153 43 85 17 10.4 2.9 1.2 5.8 0% .000 1.48 4.71 5.78 0 0.00 0.0
1995 TEX MLB AL 3 3 12.3 0 2 0 17 8 5 2 100 12.4 5.8 1.5 3.6 0% .333 2.03 6.86 6.57 124 7.65 156.6
1995 OKL AAA AA 20 20 109.7 4 8 0 132 41 80 13 10.8 3.4 1.1 6.6 0% .000 1.58 4.38 5.33 0 0.00 0.0
1996 FLO MLB NL 5 4 27.7 2 1 0 14 7 26 2 98 4.6 2.3 0.7 8.5 0% .169 0.76 2.90 1.95 92 3.66 72.2
1996 TEX MLB AL 6 2 20.3 1 2 0 23 9 16 7 102 10.2 4.0 3.1 7.1 0% .267 1.57 7.47 7.52 106 5.00 98.8
1996 OKL AAA AA 23 22 140.0 12 4 0 124 38 157 10 8.0 2.4 0.6 10.1 0% .000 1.16 2.50 2.96 0 0.00 0.0
1997 FLO MLB NL 31 8 76.0 2 6 0 61 48 53 12 98 7.2 5.7 1.4 6.3 0% .237 1.43 5.78 4.38 122 6.28 130.6
1997 TEX MLB AL 10 8 55.0 3 3 0 47 21 46 5 104 7.7 3.4 0.8 7.5 0% .276 1.24 3.90 4.58 117 6.18 128.5
1998 TEX MLB AL 33 33 216.3 20 7 0 209 78 164 27 104 8.7 3.2 1.1 6.8 0% .279 1.33 4.42 4.41 113 6.07 125.8
1999 TEX MLB AL 35 35 219.3 13 11 0 228 85 131 41 104 9.4 3.5 1.7 5.4 0% .275 1.43 5.67 4.84 122 7.54 146.6
2000 TEX MLB AL 35 35 217.0 16 13 0 212 99 146 29 92 8.8 4.1 1.2 6.1 0% .269 1.43 5.10 4.48 119 6.41 123.3
2001 TEX MLB AL 34 34 215.7 12 11 0 256 63 154 38 105 10.7 2.6 1.6 6.4 0% .320 1.48 4.88 5.17 108 6.03 124.9
2002 ARI MLB NL 30 30 175.7 10 12 0 180 48 120 31 104 9.2 2.5 1.6 6.1 0% .273 1.30 4.72 4.51 107 4.64 99.5
2002 TUC AAA PCL 1 1 7.0 1 0 0 4 1 7 0 5.1 1.3 0.0 9.0 0% .235 0.71 1.88 1.29 0 0.00 0.0
2003 BAL MLB AL 24 24 138.7 7 8 0 156 40 86 30 99 10.1 2.6 1.9 5.6 0% .290 1.41 5.79 5.71 118 6.49 136.1
2003 FLO MLB NL 11 0 16.3 1 0 0 11 5 12 1 97 6.1 2.8 0.6 6.6 0% .227 0.98 3.21 0.55 100 3.94 82.6
2004 NBR AA EAS 5 5 31.0 1 2 0 30 11 21 5 8.7 3.2 1.5 6.1 0% .269 1.32 5.15 4.94 0 0.00 0.0
2004 OKL AAA PCL 6 6 31.0 1 4 0 59 11 20 8 17.1 3.2 2.3 5.8 0% .443 2.26 6.63 9.00 0 0.00 0.0
2004 ROC AAA INT 1 1 7.0 1 0 0 4 1 2 0 5.1 1.3 0.0 2.6 0% .182 0.71 3.11 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2005 MIL MLB NL 15 7 49.0 3 1 0 39 18 42 2 101 7.2 3.3 0.4 7.7 0% .274 1.16 3.02 2.39 107 4.25 91.4
2005 NAS AAA PCL 21 21 130.7 9 3 0 128 50 105 12 65 8.8 3.4 0.8 7.2 0% -.667 1.36 4.40 4.13 93 3.98 78.4
2006 MIL MLB NL 20 2 35.0 0 2 0 25 15 32 6 96 6.4 3.9 1.5 8.2 0% .213 1.14 4.79 4.11 105 4.89 99.5
2006 NAS AAA PCL 2 2 12.2 1 0 0 9 2 6 0 91 6.6 1.5 0.0 4.4 0% .237 0.90 3.09 3.69 93 3.26 68.5

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
2006-04-11 2006-06-20 60-DL 70 64 Right Elbow Sprain -
2002-07-16 2002-08-07 15-DL 22 21 Right Ankle Sprain -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2006 MIL $850,000
2003 BAL, FLO $1,000,000
2002 ARI $3,000,000
2001 TEX $4,500,000
2000 TEX $3,750,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
5 yrPrevious$13,100,000
5 yrTotal$13,100,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
8 y 35 dGreg Genske (formerly Jeff Moorad)1 yr/$0.85M (06)

Details
  • retired 2/07 re-signed 11/05, 1 year/$0.85M (06) contract purchased 7/05 sent to minor-league camp 4/05 signed as a free agent from TEX 1/05 (minor-league contract)
  • signed as a free agent from MIN 04
  • signed as a free agent from FL 1/04 (minor-league contract) signed as a free agent from BAL 8/03
  • designated for assignment 8/03 contract purchased 3/03 signed as a free agent from AZ 2/03, 1 year/$1M+$1M bonuses (minor-league contract)
  • AZ bought out 03 option 10/02
  • signed as a free agent from TX 1/02, 1 year/$3M (02)+$2M bonuses+03 mut opt
  • 02: low base+bonuses - 30 games started triggers bonus making salary $5M (40% of poss sal), 03:$6.5M mut option (both sides must pick up) $1.5M buyout
  • non-tendered 12/01

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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DateQuestionAnswer
2010-01-06 13:00:00 (link to chat)FYI, next couple of HOF classes are thin. Best candidates for 2011 are Bagwell, Raffy Palmeiro (zero shot), Kevin Brown, Al Leiter and Larry Walker. Best candidates for 2012 are Bernie Williams, Tim Salmon and....I dunno, Carl Everett? Rick Helling?
(El Angelo from elangelo@gmail.com)
The 2012 class is thinner than prison gruel. Honestly there aren't five guys among this lot who would get more than a single paragraph out of me in the JAWS series:

Edgardo Alfonzo, Pedro Astacio, David Bell, Jeromy Burnitz, Vinny Castilla, Scott Erickson, Carl Everett, Jeff Fassero, Alex S. Gonzalez, Danny Graves, Rick Helling, Dustin Hermanson, Jose Hernandez, Brian Jordan, Matt Lawton, Javy Lopez, Bill Mueller, Terry Mulholland, Jeff Nelson, Phil Nevin, Brad Radke, Joe Randa, Tim Salmon, Ruben Sierra, Jose Vizcaino, Bernie Williams, Eric Young (Jay Jaffe)


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