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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
6 268 387.3 19 24 6 3.79 1.7
Birth Date6-12-1984
Height6' 2"
Weight215 lbs
Age35 years, 4 months, 1 days
BatsR
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
2008 SLN MLB 68 0 75.7 2 7 1 79 26 59 7 96 9.4 3.1 0.8 7.0 0% .312 1.39 3.93 4.04 92 4.00 85.3 1.1
2009 SLN MLB 66 0 66.7 4 4 3 56 34 51 4 92 7.6 4.6 0.5 6.9 0% .264 1.35 3.92 3.38 95 4.34 93.0 0.7
2010 SLN MLB 68 0 75.3 1 4 2 58 23 60 9 90 6.9 2.7 1.1 7.2 0% .231 1.08 4.09 2.27 92 3.86 87.3 0.9
2011 SLN MLB 43 17 141.7 12 7 0 143 43 76 21 93 9.1 2.7 1.3 4.8 0% .265 1.31 4.88 4.19 110 5.31 123.4 -0.5
2012 SLN MLB 16 0 18.7 0 1 0 16 9 11 2 99 7.7 4.3 1.0 5.3 0% .237 1.34 5.11 5.30 104 5.48 125.7 -0.2
2013 TEX MLB 7 0 9.3 0 1 0 7 5 3 2 104 6.8 4.8 1.9 2.9 0% .172 1.29 7.14 7.71 143 7.43 177.9 -0.3
CareerMLB26817387.31924635914026045948.33.31.06.050%.2641.294.443.791014.66105.11.7

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-
2008 SLN MLB NL 68 0 75.7 2 7 1 79 26 59 7 96 9.4 3.1 0.8 7.0 0% .312 1.39 3.93 4.04 92 4.00 85.3
2009 SLN MLB NL 66 0 66.7 4 4 3 56 34 51 4 92 7.6 4.6 0.5 6.9 0% .264 1.35 3.92 3.38 95 4.34 93.0
2010 SLN MLB NL 68 0 75.3 1 4 2 58 23 60 9 90 6.9 2.7 1.1 7.2 0% .231 1.08 4.09 2.27 92 3.86 87.3
2011 SLN MLB NL 43 17 141.7 12 7 0 143 43 76 21 93 9.1 2.7 1.3 4.8 0% .265 1.31 4.88 4.19 110 5.31 123.4
2012 SLN MLB NL 16 0 18.7 0 1 0 16 9 11 2 99 7.7 4.3 1.0 5.3 0% .237 1.34 5.11 5.30 104 5.48 125.7
2013 TEX MLB AL 7 0 9.3 0 1 0 7 5 3 2 104 6.8 4.8 1.9 2.9 0% .172 1.29 7.14 7.71 143 7.43 177.9
2013 FRI AA TEX 19 0 27.0 2 0 0 29 6 27 2 9.7 2.0 0.7 9.0 0% .355 1.30 2.79 3.33 81 4.14 90.0
2013 ROU AAA PCL 6 0 7.0 1 0 2 8 2 9 1 10.3 2.6 1.3 11.6 0% .368 1.43 4.56 2.57 86 4.26 92.5

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2008 1210 0.4678 0.4438 0.7858 0.5989 0.3075 0.9027 0.5859 0.2142
2009 1089 0.4536 0.4077 0.8266 0.5992 0.2487 0.9122 0.6554 0.1734
2010 1148 0.4948 0.4111 0.7924 0.5475 0.2776 0.8875 0.6087 0.2076
2011 2110 0.4768 0.4327 0.8510 0.6014 0.2790 0.9058 0.7435 0.1490
2012 278 0.4748 0.4568 0.8189 0.5985 0.3288 0.8987 0.6875 0.1811
2013 150 0.4267 0.3800 0.8772 0.5469 0.2558 0.9143 0.8182 0.1228
Career59850.47290.42610.82130.58870.28070.90270.66900.1787

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
2013-03-13 2013-04-01 Camp 19 0 Right Back Strain Latissimus Dorsi - -
2012-07-10 2012-07-10 On-Alr 0 0 Right Shoulder Surgery Capsule and Frayed Labrum 2012-07-10 -
2012-05-18 2012-10-23 60-DL 158 124 Right Elbow Sprain Ulnar Collateral Ligament and Partial Tear Flexor Tendon - -
2011-09-27 2011-10-09 DTD 12 2 Right Arm Fatigue - -
2011-08-03 2011-08-04 DTD 1 1 Right Ankle Sprain - -
2011-05-31 2011-06-15 15-DL 15 13 Left Hip Strain Hip Flexor -
2006-08-17 2006-08-30 Minors 13 0 Right Elbow Surgery Ulnar Nerve Transposition - -
2006-04-06 2006-08-06 Minors 122 0 Right Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2005-07-22 -
2005-07-02 2005-09-08 Minors 68 0 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2005-07-22

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2013 TEX $
2012 SLN $2,500,000
2011 SLN $1,375,000
2010 SLN $425,000
2009 SLN $411,000
2008 SLN $390,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
5 yrPrevious$5,101,000
5 yrTotal$5,101,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
5 y 27 dSteve Comte1 year (2013)

Details
  • 2014. Retired 12/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by Texas as a free agent 1/15/13 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Texas 6/9/13. DFA by Texas 7/1/13. Sent outright to Triple-A 7/7/13. Elected free agency 10/13.
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2012). Re-signed by St. Louis 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration). Released by St. Louis 11/13/12.
  • 1 year/$1.375M (2011). Re-signed by St. Louis 1/15/11 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.425M (2010). Re-signed by St. Louis 3/4/10.
  • 1 year/$0.411M (2009). Re-signed by St. Louis 2/28/09.
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008). Contract purchased by St. Louis 11/20/07. Re-signed 3/4/08.
  • Drafted by St. Louis 2002 (25-762) (Hazelwood West HS, Mo.).

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
2011-04-12 13:00:00 (link to chat)Who is serenading you while you chat with us? Also, what early season surprise do you think will last the year?
(Marc from Inside Your Internets)
Right now I'm listening to the Posies' "Solar Sister." After that, I'll either leave the musical selections up to the whims of my media player, or put on the second "Under the Covers" album from Matthew Sweet and Susannah Hoffs.

Marc is probably hoping that I'll say "Nick Hundley," but I'll stick with Britton as a surprise with staying power. I'm also on the Kyle McClellan bandwagon, and I think this could be the year that Nelson Cruz stays healthy and leads the world in homers. (Ben Lindbergh)
2010-02-23 13:00:00 (link to chat)"Stagecoach" was one of the greatest movie of all time. John Wayne was terrific in it, but so was everyone else, plus the direction, story and scenery. Hard to put many other films in its class, period. And by the way, since you like Cards pitching: what do you think of Kyle McClellan becoming a fifth stater?
(gerrybraun from Red River)
Ever see the bad remake, with Bing Crosby? Nothing against Bing, who made some fine films... I like Kyle McClellan as a fifth starter more than I like Kyle Farnsworth as one. That said, his so-so control and low-ish strikeout rate sing middle reliever to me and suggest a guy who could have trouble getting through the lineup too many times. If anyone can make it work, though, it's Dave Duncan. (Steven Goldman)


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