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2018 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 35)
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Birth Date11-4-1982
Height6' 3"
Weight205 lbs
Age35 years, 5 months, 20 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2014
2015
2016
2017
-0.42018
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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 oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP
2004 SEA MLB 6 6 26.0 1 3 0 35 22 16 9 .261 103 12.1 7.6 3.1 5.5 33% .302 .347 2.19 9.07 10.04 125 9.95 205.3 -1.2
2007 SFN MLB 2 2 8.7 0 0 0 10 5 5 2 .247 96 10.4 5.2 2.1 5.2 47% .286 .310 1.73 6.74 7.27 112 6.41 132.6 -0.1
2012 OAK 0 24 15 102.7 6 4 0 91 30 69 10 .263 96 8.0 2.6 0.9 6.0 48% .261 .247 1.18 3.93 3.86 103 4.52 103.7 0.7
2012 SFN 0 4 0 5.0 0 0 0 7 2 2 0 .248 86 12.6 3.6 0.0 3.6 52% .333 .364 1.80 3.53 9.00 107 7.06 161.9 -0.1
2013 HOU 0 42 0 35.0 1 1 0 30 20 29 10 .269 100 7.7 5.1 2.6 7.5 44% .217 .298 1.43 6.93 4.89 116 5.27 126.2 -0.2
2013 TEX 0 4 3 15.3 1 1 0 16 2 11 2 .261 99 9.4 1.2 1.2 6.5 50% .318 .251 1.17 3.72 4.70 139 5.85 140.0 -0.2
2012 TOT MLB 28 15 107.7 6 4 0 98 32 71 10 .262 96 8.2 2.7 0.8 5.9 48% .265 .254 1.21 3.91 4.10 104 4.64 106.4 0.5
2013 TOT MLB 46 3 50.3 2 2 0 46 22 40 12 .267 100 8.2 3.9 2.1 7.2 46% .250 .285 1.35 5.95 4.83 123 5.45 130.4 -0.5
CareerMLB8226192.79901898113233.262988.83.81.56.245%.268.2791.405.275.231125.65127.2-1.1

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 G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA-
2001 EVE A- 14 14 78.7 6 1 0 60 29 90 7 .000 6.9 3.3 0.8 10.3 0% -.421 .000 1.13 3.75 3.32 0 0.00 0.0
2002 SBR A+ 21 20 121.3 5 9 0 102 44 152 11 .000 7.6 3.3 0.8 11.3 0% .313 .000 1.20 3.57 3.49 0 0.00 0.0
2003 SAN AA 27 27 162.3 17 3 0 125 62 144 11 .000 6.9 3.4 0.6 8.0 0% .262 .000 1.15 3.77 2.61 0 0.00 0.0
2004 SEA MLB 6 6 26.0 1 3 0 35 22 16 9 .261 103 12.1 7.6 3.1 5.5 33% .302 .347 2.19 9.07 10.04 125 9.95 205.3
2004 TAC AAA 19 18 110.3 8 6 0 100 47 80 14 .000 8.2 3.8 1.1 6.5 0% .275 .000 1.33 5.06 3.83 0 0.00 0.0
2006 SAN AA 25 25 144.2 8 11 0 139 45 100 18 .276 56 8.7 2.8 1.1 6.2 40% .297 .299 1.28 4.75 4.06 87 3.46 100.0
2006 TAC AAA 2 2 11.0 1 1 0 10 5 5 2 .278 99 8.2 4.1 1.6 4.1 34% .222 .254 1.36 6.15 4.09 109 0.00 0.0
2007 SFN MLB 2 2 8.7 0 0 0 10 5 5 2 .247 96 10.4 5.2 2.1 5.2 47% .286 .310 1.73 6.74 7.27 112 6.41 132.6
2007 FRE AAA 28 28 162.3 10 8 0 156 68 121 21 .257 103 8.7 3.8 1.2 6.7 41% .287 .258 1.38 5.10 4.66 99 5.48 109.2
2008 LEH AAA 28 21 123.0 5 10 0 132 59 87 15 .266 86 9.7 4.3 1.1 6.4 41% .311 .289 1.55 5.07 5.41 132 10.88 137.8
2009 RNO AAA 38 12 111.3 4 7 3 133 38 101 11 .274 114 10.8 3.1 0.9 8.2 50% .357 .265 1.54 4.13 4.85 72 2.20 80.8
2009 HER Wnt 2 2 13.0 1 0 0 13 0 5 2 .000 9.0 0.0 1.4 3.5 0% .250 .000 1.00 4.28 2.77 0 0.00 0.0
2010 STO A+ 2 2 5.0 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 .272 94 5.4 0.0 0.0 3.6 38% .188 .175 0.60 2.92 1.80 101 4.84 105.2
2010 BUF AAA 4 0 6.3 0 0 0 6 7 4 2 .255 100 8.6 10.0 2.9 5.7 48% .211 .334 2.06 9.48 8.57 122 7.49 119.1
2010 SAC AAA 15 4 35.7 2 1 0 31 22 35 2 .275 86 7.8 5.5 0.5 8.8 39% .308 .263 1.48 4.36 2.52 105 5.81 110.3
2010 CHH mex 2 1 5.7 0 1 0 10 5 4 0 .000 15.8 7.9 0.0 6.3 0% .435 .000 2.63 4.84 15.79 0 0.00 0.0
2010 HER Wnt 8 8 52.3 4 1 0 43 15 44 4 .000 7.4 2.6 0.7 7.6 0% .271 .000 1.11 3.34 2.07 0 0.00 0.0
2011 MEL Wnt 8 0 12.7 1 0 1 9 7 18 3 .000 6.4 5.0 2.1 12.8 0% .273 .000 1.26 4.73 3.55 0 0.00 0.0
2012 OAK MLB 24 15 102.7 6 4 0 91 30 69 10 .263 96 8.0 2.6 0.9 6.0 48% .261 .247 1.18 3.93 3.86 103 4.52 103.7
2012 SFN MLB 4 0 5.0 0 0 0 7 2 2 0 .248 86 12.6 3.6 0.0 3.6 52% .333 .364 1.80 3.53 9.00 107 7.06 161.9
2012 FRE AAA 4 3 23.3 3 0 1 13 3 19 1 .261 100 5.0 1.2 0.4 7.3 56% .200 .157 0.69 2.97 0.39 78 2.06 78.3
2012 MEL Wnt 3 0 3.3 0 0 1 3 0 4 1 .000 8.1 0.0 2.7 10.8 0% .250 .000 0.90 4.72 2.70 0 0.00 0.0
2013 HOU MLB 42 0 35.0 1 1 0 30 20 29 10 .269 100 7.7 5.1 2.6 7.5 44% .217 .298 1.43 6.93 4.89 116 5.27 126.2
2013 TEX MLB 4 3 15.3 1 1 0 16 2 11 2 .261 99 9.4 1.2 1.2 6.5 50% .318 .251 1.17 3.72 4.70 139 5.85 140.0
2013 OKL AAA 1 1 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .284 98 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.5 60% .000 .084 0.00 4.06 4.50 105 4.31 101.7
2013 ROU AAA 1 1 3.0 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 .279 89 3.0 6.0 0.0 6.0 33% .167 .162 1.00 4.23 0.00 105 4.69 104.8
2015 NWO AAA 23 12 87.3 5 7 0 103 24 66 14 .268 96 10.6 2.5 1.4 6.8 43% .326 .305 1.45 5.02 5.46 96 3.59 96.9
2016 PUE AAA 19 19 110.3 8 8 0 111 48 62 3 .000 9.1 3.9 0.2 5.1 0% .304 .000 1.44 4.07 3.92 0 0.00 0.0
2017 PUE AAA 6 6 27.0 1 3 0 39 13 9 6 .000 13.0 4.3 2.0 3.0 0% .330 .000 1.93 7.48 9.00 0 0.00 0.0

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2012 1659 0.4599 0.4629 0.7773 0.6461 0.3069 0.8540 0.6400 0.2227
2013 813 0.4637 0.4588 0.7346 0.6233 0.3165 0.8000 0.6232 0.2654
Career24720.46110.46160.76330.63860.31010.83620.63450.2367

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
2013-07-29 2013-08-01 DTD 3 2 - Contusion Hit During Batting Practice - -
2013-04-05 2013-04-20 15-DL 15 13 Left Shoulder Strain - -
2012-07-02 2012-07-07 DTD 5 4 - Low Back Stiffness - -
2010-06-16 2010-08-18 Minors 63 0 Left Elbow Bone Spur -
2008-04-28 2008-05-19 Minors 21 0 - Not Disclosed - -
2005-04-04 2005-10-03 60-DL 182 162 Left Shoulder Recovery From Surgery Labrum - Two Tears 2005-02-08
2005-02-08 2005-02-08 Minors 0 0 Left Shoulder Surgery Labrum After Dislocation 2005-02-08 -
2004-08-25 2004-09-01 Minors 7 0 Left Shoulder Inflammation Tendonitis - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2015 SFN $
2013 HOU $
2005 NYN $316,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$316,000
2 yrTotal$316,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 26 d1 year (2017)

Details
  • 1 year (2017). Signed by Detroit as a free agent (minor-league contract). Released by Detroit 4/1/17.
  • 2016: Puebla of Mexican League.
  • 1 year (2015). Signed by San Francisco as a free agent 1/12/15 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by Rakuten of Japan 1/3/14.
  • 1 year/$0.55M (2013). Re-signed by Oakland 3/13. Acquired by Houston in trade 4/4/13 after being DFA by Oakland 3/29/13. DFA by Houston 8/9/13. Sent outright to Triple-A 8/10/13. Acquired by Texas in trade from Houston 8/14/13. Contract selected by Texas 8/20/13. Refused outright assignment by Texas 11/4/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by San Francisco as a free agent 2/16/12 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by San Francisco 5/1/12. DFA by San Francisco 5/13/12. Claimed by Oakland off waivers from San Francisco 5/15/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Re-signed by Oakland as a free agent 11/5/10 (minor-league contract). Released by Oakland 12/20/10. Signed for 2011 with Kia Tigers of Korea.
  • 1 year (2010). Signed by NY Mets as a free agent 2/10 (minor-league contract). Released by NY Mets 5/2/10. Signed by Oakland as a free agent 5/13/10 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2009). Signed by Arizona as a free agent 12/20/08 (split contract, $0.105M in minors). Sent outright to Triple-A by Arizona 4/1/09.
  • 1 year (2008). Selected by Philadelphia from San Francisco in Rule 5 draft 12/6/07. DFA by Philadelphia 3/26/08, sent outright to Triple-A 3/27/08.
  • 1 year (2007). Re-signed by Seattle 3/07. Acquired by San Francisco in trade from Seattle 4/07. Sent outright to Triple-A by San Francisco 10/10/07.
  • 1 year (2006). Re-signed by Seattle 2/06.
  • 1 year/$0.316M (2005). Re-signed by Seattle.
  • 1 year (2004). Contract purchased by Seattle 7/04.
  • Signed by Seattle 2000 as an amateur free agent from Australia.

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2013-04-04 11:00:00 (link to chat)Oakland has apparently traded Travis Blackley to Houston for OF Jake Goebbert. Thoughts? Goebbert seems to have some decent on-base chops, at least.
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