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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
3 196 228.7 17 12 32 3.27 3.6
Birth Date8-9-1972
Height6' 1"
Weight200 lbs
Age46 years, 9 months, 13 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
1999 TEX MLB 65 0 87.7 9 3 3 50 23 67 9 104 5.1 2.4 0.9 6.9 40% .174 0.83 3.85 2.36 99 4.50 87.6 1.0
2000 TEX MLB 65 0 69.7 4 5 1 80 34 74 10 102 10.3 4.4 1.3 9.6 33% .345 1.64 4.51 5.30 98 4.40 84.6 1.0
2001 TEX MLB 66 0 71.3 4 4 28 48 16 72 10 106 6.1 2.0 1.3 9.1 35% .222 0.90 3.74 2.40 88 3.36 69.6 1.6
CareerMLB1960228.717123217873213291047.02.91.18.437%.2451.104.023.27954.1181.13.6

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-
1999 TEX MLB AL 65 0 87.7 9 3 3 50 23 67 9 104 5.1 2.4 0.9 6.9 40% .174 0.83 3.85 2.36 99 4.50 87.6
2000 TEX MLB AL 65 0 69.7 4 5 1 80 34 74 10 102 10.3 4.4 1.3 9.6 33% .345 1.64 4.51 5.30 98 4.40 84.6
2001 TEX MLB AL 66 0 71.3 4 4 28 48 16 72 10 106 6.1 2.0 1.3 9.1 35% .222 0.90 3.74 2.40 88 3.36 69.6

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Injury History  —  No longer being updated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
2009-04-09 2009-09-12 Minors 156 0 Not Disclosed -
2004-04-04 2004-10-04 60-DL 183 162 Right Elbow Surgery Flexor Tendon 2004-07-08
2003-03-29 2003-09-28 60-DL 183 161 Right Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2002-07-30
2002-03-31 2002-09-30 60-DL 183 162 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2002-07-30

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2004 TEX $4,466,667
2003 TEX $3,366,667
2002 TEX $2,166,667
2001 TEX $307,500
2000 TEX $250,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
5 yrPrevious$10,557,501
5 yrTotal$10,557,501

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
5 y3 yr/$10M (02-04) incl $1M sb

Details
  • $1M signing bonus, 02:$2M, 03:$3M, 04:$4M
  • avoided arbitration 1/02 ($2.8M - $2M)

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
Weighted Mean?????0.0?00?.0000.000.00?0.00.0

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2015-03-03 13:00:00 (link to chat)where do you get your pitch fx data for studies?
(Julien from Montreal)
At BP, we have a database that Harry Pavlidis and Dan Brooks maintain (the Pitch Info data, with Harry's special classifications). In my pre-BP days, I used the R package pitchRx (by Carson Sievert). Jeff Zimmerman also maintains a database in SQL format at his website (baseballheatmaps.com) (Rob Arthur)
2015-02-06 13:00:00 (link to chat)Did you catch Jeff Zimmerman's 'Zobrist' values on FanGraphs to identify unheralded prospects? Cubs had 7 of the top 50 on the list. Coincidence or are they doing something institutionally along the same lines to identify hidden value? http://www.fangraphs.com/fantasy/final-2014-zobrist-values/
(brentdaily from colorado)
I don't think so. Zobrist seems heavily tilted towards older players, so it's probably something more to do with that than skills. Older dudes have more pop and more patience, that's all. (Harry Pavlidis)
2008-10-17 13:00:00 (link to chat)Has there ever been a healthy Canadian pitcher? I'm looking at Harden, Gagne, Dempster, Bedard, Jeff Zimmerman, Loewen, Shawn Hill, Scott Mathieson. About the only counterpoint would be Paul Quantrill. Maybe the Mariners should be dealing Aumont before it's too late.
(paulbellows from Calgary)
There's something here and I'd question a lot of northern pitchers as well. If a pitcher does not throw enough when the growth plates are open, he won't get the proper humeral retroversion. Without it, he can't pitch at a major league level. My guess is that it's harder to get enough throwing done when it's cold, but there's a lot of research being done on this now. (Will Carroll)


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