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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
12 477 630 35 46 16 4.40 8.6
Birth Date11-12-1978
Height6' 5"
Weight230 lbs
Age40 years, 8 months, 3 days
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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
2003 NYN MLB 14 13 65.3 2 7 0 79 41 51 13 96 10.9 5.6 1.8 7.0 0% .319 1.84 6.01 6.75 111 5.57 116.8 0.1
2004 NYN MLB 5 5 28.0 1 3 0 27 13 22 4 90 8.7 4.2 1.3 7.1 0% .288 1.43 4.62 5.46 96 4.39 90.6 0.4
2005 NYN MLB 53 7 108.0 5 3 5 87 37 106 6 94 7.3 3.1 0.5 8.8 0% .285 1.15 2.94 3.17 77 2.67 57.4 3.4
2006 NYN MLB 74 0 87.0 4 5 0 73 28 73 5 90 7.6 2.9 0.5 7.6 0% .275 1.16 3.24 3.62 87 3.44 70.0 2.1
2007 NYN MLB 81 0 86.0 7 7 1 72 20 63 8 98 7.5 2.1 0.8 6.6 0% .250 1.07 3.78 3.03 91 3.79 78.3 1.6
2008 NYN MLB 78 0 76.0 3 8 3 75 46 80 10 94 8.9 5.4 1.2 9.5 0% .308 1.59 4.87 5.21 109 5.29 112.7 0.1
2009 CHN MLB 70 0 72.3 4 4 1 68 34 65 9 99 8.5 4.2 1.1 8.1 0% .289 1.41 4.32 4.11 99 4.39 94.1 0.7
2010 ARI MLB 70 0 72.0 5 8 6 73 26 55 9 95 9.1 3.3 1.1 6.9 0% .290 1.38 4.49 4.50 114 4.87 109.9 0.0
2011 ARI MLB 32 0 35.3 4 1 0 48 11 33 8 101 12.2 2.8 2.0 8.4 0% .360 1.67 5.08 6.88 103 4.49 104.4 0.1
CareerMLB47725630.035461660225654872958.63.71.07.846%.2911.364.184.40984.1789.28.6

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.
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-
2001 SLU A+ FSL 7 7 38.3 0 1 0 26 13 39 0 6.1 3.1 0.0 9.2 0% -.500 1.02 2.18 2.35 0 0.00 0.0
2002 BIN AA EAS 17 17 96.7 4 4 0 85 28 97 7 7.9 2.6 0.7 9.0 0% .301 1.17 3.17 3.82 0 0.00 0.0
2002 NOR AAA INT 10 7 49.3 2 3 0 42 16 35 3 7.7 2.9 0.5 6.4 0% .277 1.18 3.49 3.29 0 0.00 0.0
2003 NYN MLB NL 14 13 65.3 2 7 0 79 41 51 13 96 10.9 5.6 1.8 7.0 0% .319 1.84 6.01 6.75 111 5.57 116.8
2003 NOR AAA INT 16 16 94.3 6 4 0 99 32 71 5 9.4 3.1 0.5 6.8 0% .325 1.39 3.55 3.24 0 0.00 0.0
2004 NYN MLB NL 5 5 28.0 1 3 0 27 13 22 4 90 8.7 4.2 1.3 7.1 0% .288 1.43 4.62 5.46 96 4.39 90.6
2004 NOR AAA INT 26 26 151.7 7 10 0 156 66 123 15 9.3 3.9 0.9 7.3 0% .307 1.46 4.42 4.33 0 0.00 0.0
2005 NYN MLB NL 53 7 108.0 5 3 5 87 37 106 6 94 7.3 3.1 0.5 8.8 0% .285 1.15 2.94 3.17 77 2.67 57.4
2006 NYN MLB NL 74 0 87.0 4 5 0 73 28 73 5 90 7.6 2.9 0.5 7.6 0% .275 1.16 3.24 3.62 87 3.44 70.0
2007 NYN MLB NL 81 0 86.0 7 7 1 72 20 63 8 98 7.5 2.1 0.8 6.6 0% .250 1.07 3.78 3.03 91 3.79 78.3
2008 NYN MLB NL 78 0 76.0 3 8 3 75 46 80 10 94 8.9 5.4 1.2 9.5 0% .308 1.59 4.87 5.21 109 5.29 112.7
2009 CHN MLB NL 70 0 72.3 4 4 1 68 34 65 9 99 8.5 4.2 1.1 8.1 0% .289 1.41 4.32 4.11 99 4.39 94.1
2010 ARI MLB NL 70 0 72.0 5 8 6 73 26 55 9 95 9.1 3.3 1.1 6.9 0% .290 1.38 4.49 4.50 114 4.87 109.9
2011 ARI MLB NL 32 0 35.3 4 1 0 48 11 33 8 101 12.2 2.8 2.0 8.4 0% .360 1.67 5.08 6.88 103 4.49 104.4
2011 IND AAA INT 7 0 8.7 2 0 1 3 3 6 0 3.1 3.1 0.0 6.2 0% .136 0.69 2.88 0.00 105 5.13 104.8
2011 LEH AAA INT 9 0 9.7 0 0 0 14 6 8 1 13.0 5.6 0.9 7.4 0% .394 2.07 4.78 8.38 106 4.68 95.5
2012 ROU AAA PCL 34 0 47.0 2 1 8 45 16 43 4 8.6 3.1 0.8 8.2 0% .306 1.30 4.08 4.02 92 3.81 79.2

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2008 1393 0.4982 0.4408 0.7182 0.6239 0.2589 0.7644 0.6077 0.2818
2009 1264 0.4763 0.4169 0.7324 0.5914 0.2583 0.8006 0.5906 0.2676
2010 1276 0.4945 0.4467 0.7526 0.5895 0.3070 0.8145 0.6364 0.2474
2011 656 0.4162 0.4527 0.7172 0.6190 0.3342 0.8343 0.5625 0.2828
Career45890.47940.43760.73150.60470.28290.79830.60450.2685

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
2011-08-09 2011-08-17 Minors 8 0 - Sprain Turf Toe - -
2011-04-14 2011-05-05 15-DL 21 18 Right Shoulder Inflammation Tendonitis -
2008-09-11 2008-09-18 DTD 7 6 Left Knee Inflammation -
2006-10-23 2006-10-23 Off 0 0 Right Elbow Surgery Lateral Epicondylitis 2006-10-23

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2011 ARI $2,000,000
2010 ARI $2,150,000
2009 CHN $1,625,000
2008 NYN $1,200,000
2007 NYN $453,000
2006 NYN $359,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
7 yrPrevious$7,787,000
7 yrTotal$7,787,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
7 y 62 dMark Rodgers1 year (2012)

Details
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by Seattle as a free agent 1/10/12 (minor-league contract). Released by Seattle 4/1/12. Signed by Texas as a free agent 4/4/12 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$2M (2011). Re-signed by Arizona 1/18/11. Released by Arizona 7/19/11. Signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 7/22/11 (minor-league contract). Released by Philadelphia 8/20/11. Signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 8/21/11 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$2.15M (2010). Re-signed by Arizona 1/18/10 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$1.625M (2009). Acquired by Seattle in three-way trade from NY Mets 12/10/08. Signed by Seattle 1/20/09 (avoided arbitration). Award bonus: $50,000 for All Star ($25,000 selection). Acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Seattle 1/28/09. Acquired by Arizona in trade from Chicago Cubs 11/19/09.
  • 1 year/$1.2M (2008). Re-signed by NY Mets 1/18/08 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.453M (2007). Renewed 3/07.
  • 1 year/$0.359M (2006). Re-signed 3/06.
  • Drafted 2002 (1-18). $1,508,705 signing bonus.

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
2009-02-17 13:00:00 (link to chat)Bryan, have you picked up on Jim Hendry's fondness for Notre Dame players? I'm wondering if you think it's beginning to cloud his judgment (i.e. the acquisition of Aaron Heilman)?
(Shane from Bucktown)
I brought this up to Paul Mainieri -- coach of LSU, former coach of Notre Dame, who was with the Irish when Heilman and Samardzija and Grant Johnson and the rest went there. Mainieri laughed, and reminded that the connection runs deeper: Paul and Ryan Dempster are still good friends since Dempster committed to ND (ultimately choosing pro ball out of high school), and infields Ryan Theriot and Mike Fontenot are LSU grads, both of whom Mainieri has become friendly with. Don't be surprised if the Cubs draft a LSU player or two in the upcoming draft ... it's always been a fondness for Mainieri moreso than for Notre Dame. (Bryan Smith)
2009-02-03 13:00:00 (link to chat)Can you look at the Cubs' dumping of their 'out of option' guys - Pie, Hill, Cedeno - and see anything less than organizational failure? It seemed to be a lot of useful talent being given away for virtually nothing.
(ChuckR from Addison, IL)
The timing of the deals, given the return, was disappointing. Why not take these players to Arizona and see if they can raise their trade value?

And why trade for Aaron Heilman and trade away Michael Wuertz? I'm not convinced they now possess the better pitcher.

Lightning round. (Joe Sheehan)
2008-11-14 13:00:00 (link to chat)Aaron Heilman for Xavier Nady? Who says no?
(Brian from brooklyn)
Well, the Mets already had the pleasure of Nady's company once and moved him along--and the Yankees don't really need Heilman... after last year, I don't know if anyone needs Heilman. I guess he'll bounce back, maybe. (Steven Goldman)
2008-07-29 16:00:00 (link to chat)Mets send: Aaron Heilman, Scott Shoeneweiss, Dan Murphy, Mike Carp Sox send: Manny and Craig Hansen
(Trade Offer Man from Trade Offer Land)
I love these. PLEASE send more of your best ones. I did a contest last year and forgot or I'd have done it again. Answer? No, it's not even close, but I like how you think. (Will Carroll)
2008-06-02 12:00:00 (link to chat)Xavier Nady is probably the most popular name among NY talk-radio callers trying to fix the Mets' first-base problem. What sort of package are the Pirates likely to ask for in a hypothetical Nady trade?
(Jessica from NYC)
I could see Aaron Heilman and a decent hitting prospect getting it done. However, that would also mean the Mets would need to find another set-up guy. (John Perrotto)
2008-02-28 14:00:00 (link to chat)The Mets need a good 5th starter. How about El Duque, Mike Pelfrey, Ruben Gotay, Marlon Anderson and Aaron Heilman for Ian Snell?
(Jay from Flushing)
That plus a ton of Famous Amos hot dogs still doesn't get you Snell, I suspect. Remember, it isn't Littlefield who's picking up the phone any more. (Christina Kahrl)


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