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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
10 60 75.3 6 4 0 5.85 0.1
Birth Date8-11-1980
Height6' 2"
Weight188 lbs
Age39 years, 6 months, 11 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
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
2006 BAL MLB 35 0 31.0 5 2 0 25 16 27 4 108 7.3 4.6 1.2 7.8 0% .244 1.32 4.96 4.94 115 5.66 115.3 0.0
2007 BAL MLB 19 2 34.3 1 2 0 52 14 30 3 103 13.6 3.7 0.8 7.9 0% .408 1.92 4.17 8.13 103 5.59 115.6 0.0
2008 TBA MLB 6 0 10.0 0 0 0 5 5 7 0 108 4.5 4.5 0.0 6.3 0% .200 1.00 3.25 0.90 94 4.13 88.0 0.1
CareerMLB60275.364082356471069.84.20.87.648%.3251.554.375.851075.42111.80.1

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 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 BLU Rk APL 6 6 37.0 4 1 0 28 5 42 2 6.8 1.2 0.5 10.2 0% -.531 0.89 2.66 2.92 0 0.00 0.0
2002 DEL A SAL 27 25 143.7 9 7 0 140 46 102 10 8.8 2.9 0.6 6.4 0% .296 1.29 3.83 3.51 0 0.00 0.0
2003 FRD A+ CRL 25 25 126.3 8 11 0 152 40 79 10 10.8 2.9 0.7 5.6 0% .327 1.52 4.16 4.70 0 0.00 0.0
2004 FRD A+ CRL 27 6 68.0 5 2 2 70 22 55 9 9.3 2.9 1.2 7.3 0% .305 1.35 4.46 4.50 0 0.00 0.0
2005 BOW AA EAS 26 24 129.0 7 11 0 134 42 114 8 73 9.3 2.9 0.6 8.0 0% -.720 1.36 3.42 3.91 92 5.79 114.2
2006 BAL MLB AL 35 0 31.0 5 2 0 25 16 27 4 108 7.3 4.6 1.2 7.8 0% .244 1.32 4.96 4.94 115 5.66 115.3
2006 ABE A- NYP 2 0 2.1 1 1 0 3 0 2 0 100 12.9 0.0 0.0 8.6 0% .429 1.43 2.83 4.29 84 5.06 106.2
2006 FRD A+ CRL 1 0 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 113 0.0 8.2 0.0 8.2 0% .000 0.91 4.07 0.00 100 3.28 68.9
2006 BOW AA EAS 2 0 4.2 0 1 0 5 1 5 2 91 10.7 2.1 4.3 10.7 0% .333 1.43 7.60 8.57 120 6.48 136.1
2006 OTT AAA INT 5 5 25.2 1 3 0 20 11 19 2 101 7.1 3.9 0.7 6.8 0% .265 1.23 4.03 3.21 105 4.02 84.4
2007 BAL MLB AL 19 2 34.3 1 2 0 52 14 30 3 103 13.6 3.7 0.8 7.9 0% .408 1.92 4.17 8.13 103 5.59 115.6
2007 NOR AAA INT 20 19 105.7 8 4 0 102 38 98 6 89 8.7 3.2 0.5 8.3 0% .318 1.32 3.27 3.07 86 4.38 89.8
2008 TBA MLB AL 6 0 10.0 0 0 0 5 5 7 0 108 4.5 4.5 0.0 6.3 0% .200 1.00 3.25 0.90 94 4.13 88.0
2008 DUR AAA INT 36 1 40.7 2 3 0 57 28 29 4 93 12.6 6.2 0.9 6.4 0% .368 2.09 5.38 7.52 121 7.89 161.5
2009 TUL AA TXS 2 2 9.0 0 1 0 11 2 4 1 104 11.0 2.0 1.0 4.0 0% .323 1.44 5.13 6.00 106 5.34 112.4
2009 CSP AAA PCL 25 12 67.0 3 2 0 68 27 58 8 107 9.1 3.6 1.1 7.8 0% .311 1.42 4.52 3.49 95 3.91 82.3
2010 CSP AAA PCL 23 15 80.3 5 8 0 101 22 58 9 108 11.3 2.5 1.0 6.5 0% .338 1.53 4.45 5.72 0 0.00 0.0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2008 128 0.4453 0.4531 0.7931 0.6491 0.2958 0.9189 0.5714 0.2069
Career1280.44530.45310.79310.64910.29580.91890.57140.2069

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
2009-08-27 2009-09-08 Minors 12 0 Right Groin Strain -
2009-07-08 2009-08-07 Minors 30 0 Right Groin Strain -
2009-04-09 2009-04-20 Minors 11 0 Not Disclosed -
2008-03-21 2008-04-16 15-DL 26 14 Right Elbow Nerve Injury Ulnar Neuritis -
2006-07-30 2006-10-01 60-DL 63 56 Left Elbow Nerve Injury Ulnar Neuritis -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2008 TBA $397,500
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$397,500
1 yrTotal$397,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 53 d

Details
  • released 8/29/08 optioned to Triple-A 5/11/08 re-signed 2/15/08, 1 year/$0.3975M (08)
  • claimed off waivers from BAL 10/29/07 recalled 8/28/07 optioned to Triple-A 8/10/07
  • recalled 8/3/07
  • optioned to Triple-A 7/12/07
  • recalled 6/30/07
  • optioned to Triple-A 5/7/07 recalled 4/07 optioned to Triple-A 4/07 recalled 4/07 optioned to Triple-A 3/07 re-signed 1/07, 1 year (07)
  • contract purchased 5/06 00 (33-984)

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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