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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 36)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date9-17-1982
Height5' 11"
Weight185 lbs
Age37 years, 1 months, 30 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2015
-0.12016
2017
2018
0.02019
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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
2004 PIT MLB 13 13 71.7 5 5 0 86 28 30 9 91 10.8 3.5 1.1 3.8 0% .308 1.59 4.95 5.02 110 5.48 112.9 0.3
2008 PIT MLB 58 0 56.7 1 1 0 57 34 42 7 99 9.1 5.4 1.1 6.7 0% .298 1.61 5.13 4.76 113 5.83 124.3 -0.3
2009 PIT 0 38 0 32.3 1 2 1 22 15 23 3 95 6.1 4.2 0.8 6.4 0% .213 1.14 4.50 3.06 116 4.97 106.5 0.1
2009 WAS 0 33 0 25.3 1 1 0 14 13 20 3 96 5.0 4.6 1.1 7.1 0% .162 1.07 4.55 3.20 113 5.22 112.0 0.0
2010 WAS MLB 73 0 63.0 1 7 3 52 20 62 3 92 7.4 2.9 0.4 8.9 0% .280 1.14 2.75 2.14 88 3.61 81.6 0.9
2011 WAS MLB 69 0 56.7 5 5 4 54 21 33 6 97 8.6 3.3 1.0 5.2 0% .268 1.32 4.47 3.81 111 5.09 118.3 -0.2
2012 WAS MLB 70 0 56.7 1 2 2 58 12 57 4 100 9.2 1.9 0.6 9.1 0% .331 1.24 2.83 2.38 83 3.37 77.2 1.0
2013 ANA MLB 13 0 9.7 0 0 0 9 4 7 1 95 8.4 3.7 0.9 6.5 0% .286 1.34 4.21 0.93 115 5.64 135.1 -0.1
2014 ANA MLB 3 0 0.7 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 87 13.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0% .333 1.50 3.16 13.50 95 3.52 86.4 0.0
2016 WAS MLB 10 0 5.7 0 0 0 5 1 3 1 87 7.9 1.6 1.6 4.8 44% .235 1.06 4.94 3.18 129 7.09 156.9 -0.1
2009 TOT MLB 71 0 57.7 2 3 1 36 28 43 6 96 5.6 4.4 0.9 6.7 0% .000 1.11 4.52 3.12 114 5.08 108.9 0.1
CareerMLB38013378.315231035814827737958.53.50.96.655%.2821.344.133.521044.81105.41.4

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-
2001 HIC A SAL 26 26 161.3 11 8 0 164 33 134 11 9.2 1.8 0.6 7.5 0% -.860 1.22 3.10 2.62 0 0.00 0.0
2002 LYN A+ CRL 26 26 155.3 13 4 0 118 33 96 4 6.8 1.9 0.2 5.6 0% .242 0.97 2.90 1.80 0 0.00 0.0
2003 ALT AA EAS 27 27 159.7 14 6 0 158 29 86 2 8.9 1.6 0.1 4.8 0% .297 1.17 3.03 3.21 0 0.00 0.0
2004 PIT MLB NL 13 13 71.7 5 5 0 86 28 30 9 91 10.8 3.5 1.1 3.8 0% .308 1.59 4.95 5.02 110 5.48 112.9
2004 NAS AAA PCL 10 10 47.0 1 5 0 58 17 25 5 11.1 3.3 1.0 4.8 0% .338 1.60 5.04 5.36 0 0.00 0.0
2006 IND AAA INT 25 24 120.0 8 11 0 136 46 46 13 93 10.2 3.5 1.0 3.5 0% .290 1.52 4.92 5.18 124 6.68 140.1
2007 IND AAA INT 15 15 70.3 4 5 0 83 39 31 4 92 10.6 5.0 0.5 4.0 0% .325 1.74 4.82 4.48 119 6.93 142.1
2007 ZUL Wnt VWL 6 4 25.7 1 1 0 18 8 11 3 6.3 2.8 1.1 3.9 0% .190 1.01 4.66 2.45 0 0.00 0.0
2008 PIT MLB NL 58 0 56.7 1 1 0 57 34 42 7 99 9.1 5.4 1.1 6.7 0% .298 1.61 5.13 4.76 113 5.83 124.3
2008 IND AAA INT 12 0 17.3 1 1 3 9 8 15 1 86 4.7 4.2 0.5 7.8 0% .186 0.98 3.72 1.04 95 2.71 55.5
2009 PIT MLB NL 38 0 32.3 1 2 1 22 15 23 3 95 6.1 4.2 0.8 6.4 0% .213 1.14 4.50 3.06 116 4.97 106.5
2009 WAS MLB NL 33 0 25.3 1 1 0 14 13 20 3 96 5.0 4.6 1.1 7.1 0% .162 1.07 4.55 3.20 113 5.22 112.0
2010 WAS MLB NL 73 0 63.0 1 7 3 52 20 62 3 92 7.4 2.9 0.4 8.9 0% .280 1.14 2.75 2.14 88 3.61 81.6
2011 WAS MLB NL 69 0 56.7 5 5 4 54 21 33 6 97 8.6 3.3 1.0 5.2 0% .268 1.32 4.47 3.81 111 5.09 118.3
2012 WAS MLB NL 70 0 56.7 1 2 2 58 12 57 4 100 9.2 1.9 0.6 9.1 0% .331 1.24 2.83 2.38 83 3.37 77.2
2013 ANA MLB AL 13 0 9.7 0 0 0 9 4 7 1 95 8.4 3.7 0.9 6.5 0% .286 1.34 4.21 0.93 115 5.64 135.1
2013 SBR A+ CAL 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 9.0 0.0 9.0 0.0 0% .000 1.00 16.76 9.00 0 0.00 0.0
2014 ANA MLB AL 3 0 0.7 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 87 13.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0% .333 1.50 3.16 13.50 95 3.52 86.4
2014 ARK AA TEX 6 0 5.3 0 0 0 6 3 7 0 10.1 5.1 0.0 11.8 0% .400 1.69 2.18 5.06 87 5.78 122.3
2016 WAS MLB NL 10 0 5.7 0 0 0 5 1 3 1 87 7.9 1.6 1.6 4.8 44% .235 1.06 4.94 3.18 129 7.09 156.9
2016 GWN AAA INT 6 0 5.3 0 0 0 3 1 5 0 5.1 1.7 0.0 8.4 71% .214 0.75 1.85 0.00 96 5.51 121.6
2016 OKL AAA PCL 7 0 7.7 0 0 0 8 6 5 1 9.4 7.0 1.2 5.9 65% .280 1.83 7.24 2.35 125 5.62 124.2
2016 ROC AAA INT 29 0 29.3 0 3 3 20 7 18 1 6.1 2.1 0.3 5.5 66% .218 0.92 3.10 2.15 91 3.71 82.0
2016 SYR AAA INT 5 0 5.0 0 0 0 7 0 4 1 12.6 0.0 1.8 7.2 33% .353 1.40 4.17 5.40 95 5.46 120.6
2018 JUP A+ FSL 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 9.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 67% .333 1.00 1.47 0.00 89 4.17 88.2
2018 NWO AAA PCL 17 0 19.7 1 2 0 30 5 23 2 13.7 2.3 0.9 10.5 50% .452 1.78 3.64 5.49 87 6.69 141.4
2019 SYR AAA INT 5 0 6.3 0 0 0 12 6 2 3 17.1 8.5 4.3 2.8 41% .346 2.84 11.99 15.63 146 9.11 187.5

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2008 872 0.4037 0.4266 0.7473 0.5824 0.3212 0.8634 0.6048 0.2527
2009 950 0.4526 0.4032 0.7650 0.5605 0.2731 0.8465 0.6268 0.2350
2010 1050 0.4238 0.4248 0.7803 0.5775 0.3124 0.8482 0.6878 0.2197
2011 923 0.4464 0.4496 0.8217 0.6189 0.3131 0.8941 0.7063 0.1783
2012 942 0.3344 0.4639 0.7483 0.5714 0.4099 0.8778 0.6576 0.2517
2013 159 0.3962 0.3836 0.7377 0.5397 0.2813 0.8824 0.5556 0.2623
2014 18 0.5000 0.5000 1.0000 0.6667 0.3333 1.0000 1.0000 0.0000
2016 88 0.5682 0.4205 0.8649 0.5200 0.2895 0.9615 0.6364 0.1351
Career50020.41500.43180.77420.57970.32360.86820.65550.2258

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
2014-05-28 - 60-DL - - Left Elbow Surgery Revision Tommy John Surgery 2014-06-05
2014-03-21 2014-05-23 15-DL 63 46 Left Elbow Soreness After Viscosupplementation Injection - -
2013-05-27 2013-09-30 60-DL 126 112 Left Elbow Surgery Flexor Mass Tendon 2013-08-07 -
2013-04-28 2013-05-21 15-DL 23 21 Left Forearm Inflammation and Nerve Irritation - -
2013-04-24 2013-04-25 DTD 1 1 Left Forearm Tightness - -
2013-02-17 2013-03-13 Camp 24 0 - Low Back Stiffness - -
2012-10-18 2012-10-18 Off 0 0 Left Elbow Surgery Bone Spurs 2012-10-18 -
2012-09-03 2012-09-12 DTD 9 9 Left Elbow Inflammation Ulnar Neuritis - -
2012-07-14 2012-07-15 DTD 1 1 Left Elbow Soreness - -
2012-04-12 2012-04-16 DTD 4 4 - Low Back Soreness - -
2012-03-19 2012-03-29 Camp 10 0 - Low Back Soreness - -
2011-03-17 2011-03-18 Camp 1 0 Left Knee Contusion Foul Ball -
2009-08-24 2009-08-27 DTD 3 2 Left Thumb Contusion Thumb -
2007-07-04 2007-09-04 Minors 62 0 Left Elbow Inflammation - -
2007-06-01 2007-06-18 Minors 17 0 Left Elbow Inflammation Lateral -
2005-05-24 2005-05-24 On-Alr 0 0 Left Shoulder Surgery Labrum 2005-05-24
2005-04-02 2005-10-03 60-DL 184 162 Left Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2004-09-22
2004-08-22 2004-10-04 15-DL 43 39 Left Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2004-09-22
2004-06-19 2004-06-19 DTD 0 0 Left Elbow Contusion Batted Ball - -
2003-09-01 2003-09-05 Minors 4 0 Left Elbow Soreness - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 NYN $
2018 MIA $
2017 MIA $
2016 ATL $
2015 ANA $
2014 ANA $3,875,000
2013 ANA $3,625,000
2012 WAS $2,300,000
2011 WAS $1,400,000
2010 WAS $775,000
2009 PIT $408,500
2005 PIT $321,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
7 yrPrevious$12,704,500
7 yrTotal$12,704,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
8 y 116 dJim Munsey1 year (2019)

Details
  • 1 year (2019). Signed by NY Mets as a free agent 2/6/19 (minor-league contract). Retired 5/28/19.
  • 1 year (2018). Signed by Miami as a free agent 3/18 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2017). Signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/12/16 (minor-league contract). Salary of $1.25M in majors. Released by Philadelphia 3/25/17.
  • 1 year (2016). Signed by Washington as a free agent 11/15/15 (minor-league contract). May opt out of contract 4/1/16 if not on Major League roster. Released by Washington 4/3/16 after exercising opt-out clause. Signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 4/10/16 (minor-league contract). Released by LA Dodgers 5/1/16 (exercised opt-out). Signed by Atlanta as a free agent 5/3/16 (minor-league contract). Exercised right to opt out of contract with Atlanta 5/16. Signed by Minnesota as a free agent 5/23/16 (minor-league contract). Acquired by Washington in trade from Minnesota 8/19/16. Contract selected by Washington 9/2/16.
  • 2 years/$8M (2013-14), plus 2015 club option. Signed by LA Angels as a free agent 12/5/12. $0.25M signing bonus. 13:$3.5M, 14:$3.75M, 15:$4.5M club option, $0.5M buyout. 2015 option guaranteed with total of 110 games in 2013-14. Annual performance bonuses: $0.625M based on games, up to 65 games. LA Angels declined 2015 option 10/30/14.
  • 2 years/$3.95M (2011-12). Signed extension with Washington 12/23/10 (avoided arbitration). 11:$1.4M, 12:$2.3M, 13:$3.5M mutual option, $0.25M buyout. Burnett forfeits buyout if he declines option. Performance bonuses: $0.1M for 35 GF, $0.15M for 45 GF, $0.25M for 55 GF. Burnett declined 2013 option 11/1/12.
  • 1 year/$0.775M (2010). Lost arbitration with Washington 2/20/10 (avoided arbitration, $0.925M-$0.775M).
  • 1 year/$0.4085M (2009). Re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/2/09. Acquired by Washington in trade from Pittsburgh 6/30/09.
  • 1 year (2008). Sent outright to Triple-A 2/7/08. Contract purchased by Pittsburgh 5/4/08.
  • 1 year (2007). Renewed by Pittsburgh 3/07.
  • 1 year (2006). Re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/06.
  • 1 year/$0.321M (2005). Re-signed by Pittsburgh 2/05.
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2004). Contract purchased by Pittsburgh 11/03.
  • Drafted by Pittsburgh 2000 (1-19). $1.65M 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
90o 7.6 0 2.6 55 0 54.5 40 17 52 6 .242 1.05 3.07 3.48 -3.1 -0.3
80o 6.4 0 2.2 48 0 47.4 38 16 45 5 .259 1.14 3.47 3.92 -4.9 -0.5
70o 5.7 0 1.9 43 0 42.5 36 15 40 5 .271 1.22 3.77 4.26 -5.9 -0.6
60o 5 0 1.7 39 0 38.4 35 15 36 5 .282 1.28 4.03 4.54 -6.5 -0.7
50o 4.5 0 1.4 35 0 34.6 33 14 33 5 .291 1.35 4.28 4.82 -6.9 -0.7
40o 3.9 0 1.3 31 0 31.0 31 13 29 4 .301 1.41 4.53 5.1 -7.1 -0.8
30o 3.4 0 1.1 27 0 27.2 28 12 26 4 .312 1.49 4.80 5.41 -7.1 -0.8
20o 2.8 0 0.9 23 0 22.9 25 11 22 3 .324 1.57 5.13 5.78 -6.9 -0.7
10o 2 0 0.6 17 0 17.2 21 9 16 3 .341 1.70 5.60 6.3 -6.1 -0.7
Weighted Mean4.401.434033.63113324.2881.334.234.77-6.5-0.7

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2013-04-16 20:00:00 (link to chat)If I dealt Strasburgh and Sean Burnett for Verladner, how do you think I did?
(Brandon L. from Pittsburgh)
In a redraft league, you did well. Like Verlander better this year. (Bret Sayre)


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