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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
9 174 358.7 20 15 3 4.42 3.2
Birth Date5-23-1978
Height6' 1"
Weight195 lbs
Age41 years, 4 months, 27 days
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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
2006 HOU MLB 12 3 34.0 2 1 0 25 5 15 3 95 6.6 1.3 0.8 4.0 0% .208 0.88 3.90 2.12 98 3.99 81.2 0.6
2007 HOU MLB 24 19 121.7 7 8 0 138 30 51 20 103 10.2 2.2 1.5 3.8 0% .285 1.38 5.38 4.59 117 5.89 121.9 -0.2
2008 HOU MLB 54 11 117.3 6 4 0 118 23 61 8 100 9.1 1.8 0.6 4.7 0% .287 1.20 3.61 4.22 92 3.81 81.4 2.1
2009 HOU MLB 49 0 55.3 4 2 3 66 21 33 2 96 10.7 3.4 0.3 5.4 0% .333 1.57 3.46 5.04 95 4.54 97.4 0.4
2010 HOU MLB 35 0 30.3 1 0 0 43 8 16 7 92 12.8 2.4 2.1 4.7 0% .336 1.68 5.93 5.93 95 4.30 97.1 0.2
CareerMLB17433358.7201533908717640999.82.21.04.453%.2911.334.414.421024.6998.93.2

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-
2003 LEX A SAL 22 14 84.0 4 3 1 66 14 66 2 7.1 1.5 0.2 7.1 0% .261 0.95 2.57 1.39 0 0.00 0.0
2003 SLM A+ CRL 9 0 10.7 1 1 1 14 5 6 0 11.8 4.2 0.0 5.0 0% .359 1.78 3.68 5.89 0 0.00 0.0
2004 SLM A+ CRL 27 27 151.7 7 11 0 170 26 101 8 10.1 1.5 0.5 6.0 0% .331 1.29 3.35 3.80 0 0.00 0.0
2004 ROU AA TXS 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 13.5 0.0 0.0 4.5 0% .429 1.50 2.41 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2005 CCH AA TXS 32 19 150.0 4 12 4 147 19 92 11 32 8.8 1.1 0.7 5.5 0% -1.079 1.11 3.46 3.12 86 3.86 76.0
2006 HOU MLB NL 12 3 34.0 2 1 0 25 5 15 3 95 6.6 1.3 0.8 4.0 0% .208 0.88 3.90 2.12 98 3.99 81.2
2006 ROU AAA PCL 27 18 125.0 12 3 4 110 14 68 12 92 7.9 1.0 0.9 4.9 0% .243 0.99 3.90 2.52 93 2.96 62.2
2007 HOU MLB NL 24 19 121.7 7 8 0 138 30 51 20 103 10.2 2.2 1.5 3.8 0% .285 1.38 5.38 4.59 117 5.89 121.9
2007 ROU AAA PCL 2 0 3.0 1 0 0 3 2 0 0 98 9.0 6.0 0.0 0.0 0% .273 1.67 5.53 0.00 122 6.47 132.7
2008 HOU MLB NL 54 11 117.3 6 4 0 118 23 61 8 100 9.1 1.8 0.6 4.7 0% .287 1.20 3.61 4.22 92 3.81 81.4
2009 HOU MLB NL 49 0 55.3 4 2 3 66 21 33 2 96 10.7 3.4 0.3 5.4 0% .333 1.57 3.46 5.04 95 4.54 97.4
2009 ROU AAA PCL 6 0 6.0 0 0 0 7 2 5 0 97 10.5 3.0 0.0 7.5 0% .368 1.50 2.78 7.50 85 4.92 103.6
2010 HOU MLB NL 35 0 30.3 1 0 0 43 8 16 7 92 12.8 2.4 2.1 4.7 0% .336 1.68 5.93 5.93 95 4.30 97.1
2010 CCH AA TXS 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 93 0.0 9.0 0.0 9.0 0% .000 1.00 4.16 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2010 ROU AAA PCL 13 0 15.3 1 2 0 17 4 11 1 10.0 2.4 0.6 6.5 0% .340 1.37 3.77 2.35 0 0.00 0.0
2011 NWO AAA PCL 20 19 116.3 9 2 0 139 19 62 15 88 10.8 1.5 1.2 4.8 0% .318 1.36 4.98 3.71 102 5.37 109.7

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2008 1598 0.5382 0.4894 0.8325 0.6419 0.3117 0.9058 0.6565 0.1675
2009 859 0.5111 0.4726 0.8054 0.6401 0.2976 0.8612 0.6800 0.1946
2010 480 0.4875 0.4958 0.7857 0.6667 0.3333 0.8782 0.6098 0.2143
Career29370.52200.48550.81690.64540.31110.88820.65570.1831

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
2010-06-01 2010-06-22 15-DL 21 19 Right Shoulder Inflammation Rotator Cuff Tendinitis -
2009-07-10 2009-07-26 15-DL 16 12 Right Shoulder Spasms -
2009-06-14 2009-06-17 DTD 3 2 Right Arm Fatigue -
2009-05-02 2009-05-02 DTD 0 0 Right Ankle Contusion Batted Ball -
2009-04-22 2009-04-22 DTD 0 0 Right Hip Cartilage Injury Labrum -
2009-04-11 2009-04-20 DTD 9 8 Left Lower Leg Strain Calf -
2008-10-01 2008-10-01 Off 0 0 Right Elbow Surgery Lateral Extensor Tendon 2008-10-01
2008-09-24 2008-09-28 DTD 4 4 Right Elbow Inflammation Lateral Inflammation -
2008-04-09 2008-04-09 DTD 0 0 General Medical Respiratory Flu -
2008-03-26 2008-03-31 Camp 5 0 Hip Contusion Batted Ball -
2008-03-08 2008-03-16 Camp 8 0 Neck Spasms -
2007-09-12 2007-09-30 DTD 18 17 Right Elbow Sprain Capsule -
2007-08-03 2007-08-31 15-DL 28 26 Right Elbow Sprain Ulnar Collateral Ligament -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2013 $
2012 HOU $
2011 HOU $
2010 HOU $815,000
2009 HOU $449,000
2008 HOU $401,000
2007 HOU $380,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$2,045,000
4 yrTotal$2,045,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 12 d1 yr/$0.815M (10)

Details
  • avoided arbitration 1/15/10, 1 year/$0.815M (10)
  • performance bonus:$15K 55 g
  • optioned to Triple-A 8/14/09 re-signed 2/20/09, 1 year/$0.449M (09)
  • re-signed 2/22/08, 1 year/$0.401M (08)
  • re-signed 2/07, 1 year/$0.38M (07)
  • recalled 9/06 optioned to Triple-A 8/06 recalled 8/06 optioned to Triple-A 8/06 recalled 7/06 optioned to Triple-A 6/06 contract purchased 6/06 `99 8-263

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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