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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 40)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date5-25-1979
Height6' 10"
Weight255 lbs
Age40 years, 6 months, 20 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
0.12015
-1.12016
0.02017
2018
-0.22019
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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 TEX MLB 7 7 36.3 3 2 0 36 10 27 7 113 8.9 2.5 1.7 6.7 0% .259 1.27 5.16 4.71 111 6.56 135.3 -0.3
2005 TEX MLB 31 31 164.7 12 7 0 162 45 137 19 108 8.9 2.5 1.0 7.5 0% .291 1.26 3.82 4.26 100 4.69 101.0 1.5
2006 SDN MLB 31 31 179.3 11 5 0 134 69 164 28 86 6.7 3.5 1.4 8.2 0% .226 1.13 4.56 3.46 106 3.86 78.7 3.8
2007 SDN MLB 30 30 173.0 9 8 0 118 72 167 10 89 6.1 3.7 0.5 8.7 0% .241 1.10 3.36 3.12 90 2.82 58.4 5.5
2008 SDN MLB 18 18 102.3 7 6 0 84 48 93 13 88 7.4 4.2 1.1 8.2 0% .254 1.29 4.37 3.96 108 4.58 97.6 1.1
2009 SDN MLB 14 14 76.0 4 6 0 70 40 50 12 85 8.3 4.7 1.4 5.9 0% .250 1.45 5.44 5.21 117 5.38 115.4 0.2
2010 SDN MLB 4 4 20.0 2 0 0 10 11 15 1 83 4.5 5.0 0.5 6.8 0% .164 1.05 3.90 0.90 109 4.29 96.8 0.2
2011 NYN MLB 4 4 24.0 1 0 0 12 11 22 3 91 4.5 4.1 1.1 8.3 0% .155 0.96 4.28 1.88 112 4.52 105.1 0.2
2012 NYN MLB 20 20 115.0 4 9 0 119 36 80 16 95 9.3 2.8 1.3 6.3 0% .287 1.35 4.54 4.15 121 5.65 129.4 -0.6
2014 SEA MLB 30 29 165.0 12 9 0 143 60 108 26 90 7.8 3.3 1.4 5.9 0% .238 1.23 5.04 3.65 137 6.95 170.5 -4.3
2015 KCA MLB 34 18 123.3 11 6 0 91 43 83 16 103 6.6 3.1 1.2 6.1 0% .210 1.09 4.48 3.06 120 4.94 115.4 0.1
2016 KCA MLB 34 13 88.7 3 9 1 104 43 94 28 103 10.6 4.4 2.8 9.5 31% .318 1.66 6.57 6.19 125 6.29 139.1 -1.1
2017 KCA MLB 14 2 30.0 0 0 0 47 14 22 7 96 14.1 4.2 2.1 6.6 41% .385 2.03 6.21 7.50 106 5.15 109.7 0.0
CareerMLB2712211297.77967111305021062186947.83.51.37.429%.2601.264.573.951124.92109.36.3

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 12 12 74.3 5 3 0 79 20 72 6 9.6 2.4 0.7 8.7 0% -.745 1.33 3.18 4.12 0 0.00 0.0
2002 HIC A SAL 26 26 144.7 11 9 0 127 34 136 11 7.9 2.1 0.7 8.5 0% .289 1.11 3.07 3.11 0 0.00 0.0
2003 BRV A+ FSL 8 8 50.0 5 2 0 26 5 39 3 4.7 0.9 0.5 7.0 0% .174 0.62 2.63 1.62 0 0.00 0.0
2003 HAR AA EAS 15 15 83.0 4 4 0 83 22 64 9 9.0 2.4 1.0 6.9 0% .291 1.27 4.11 4.01 0 0.00 0.0
2003 Peo Wnt AFL 7 7 24.0 0 4 0 27 8 15 1 10.1 3.0 0.4 5.6 0% -1.083 1.46 4.57 3.75 0 0.00 0.0
2004 TEX MLB AL 7 7 36.3 3 2 0 36 10 27 7 113 8.9 2.5 1.7 6.7 0% .259 1.27 5.16 4.71 111 6.56 135.3
2004 FRI AA TXS 18 18 88.3 6 5 0 94 31 75 9 9.6 3.2 0.9 7.6 0% .315 1.42 4.26 4.48 0 0.00 0.0
2004 OKL AAA PCL 5 5 30.3 3 0 0 20 9 34 2 5.9 2.7 0.6 10.1 0% .254 0.96 3.01 1.49 0 0.00 0.0
2005 TEX MLB AL 31 31 164.7 12 7 0 162 45 137 19 108 8.9 2.5 1.0 7.5 0% .291 1.26 3.82 4.26 100 4.69 101.0
2006 SDN MLB NL 31 31 179.3 11 5 0 134 69 164 28 86 6.7 3.5 1.4 8.2 0% .226 1.13 4.56 3.46 106 3.86 78.7
2007 SDN MLB NL 30 30 173.0 9 8 0 118 72 167 10 89 6.1 3.7 0.5 8.7 0% .241 1.10 3.36 3.12 90 2.82 58.4
2008 SDN MLB NL 18 18 102.3 7 6 0 84 48 93 13 88 7.4 4.2 1.1 8.2 0% .254 1.29 4.37 3.96 108 4.58 97.6
2008 LEL A+ CLF 2 2 8.7 0 1 0 5 1 7 3 90 5.2 1.0 3.1 7.2 0% .095 0.69 6.99 3.10 134 3.01 61.5
2009 SDN MLB NL 14 14 76.0 4 6 0 70 40 50 12 85 8.3 4.7 1.4 5.9 0% .250 1.45 5.44 5.21 117 5.38 115.4
2010 SDN MLB NL 4 4 20.0 2 0 0 10 11 15 1 83 4.5 5.0 0.5 6.8 0% .164 1.05 3.90 0.90 109 4.29 96.8
2010 SAN AA TXS 1 1 0.7 0 1 0 2 4 1 0 77 25.7 51.4 0.0 12.9 0% 1.000 8.57 17.45 64.29 0 0.00 0.0
2010 POR AAA PCL 2 2 6.3 0 0 0 2 2 4 1 94 2.9 2.9 1.4 5.7 0% .063 0.63 5.32 1.43 0 0.00 0.0
2011 NYN MLB NL 4 4 24.0 1 0 0 12 11 22 3 91 4.5 4.1 1.1 8.3 0% .155 0.96 4.28 1.88 112 4.52 105.1
2012 NYN MLB NL 20 20 115.0 4 9 0 119 36 80 16 95 9.3 2.8 1.3 6.3 0% .287 1.35 4.54 4.15 121 5.65 129.4
2012 SLU A+ FSL 3 3 17.0 1 0 0 17 2 7 1 113 9.0 1.1 0.5 3.7 0% .286 1.12 3.86 3.18 108 4.87 101.4
2012 BUF AAA INT 1 1 6.0 0 0 0 2 3 2 0 105 3.0 4.5 0.0 3.0 0% .105 0.83 3.99 0.00 117 3.58 74.5
2013 AUB A- NYP 1 1 3.0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 109 3.0 3.0 0.0 9.0 0% .143 0.67 2.09 0.00 94 2.66 57.7
2013 SYR AAA INT 7 7 32.0 1 2 0 50 14 16 9 96 14.1 3.9 2.5 4.5 0% .342 2.00 7.17 7.88 142 8.35 181.4
2013 NAT Rk GCL 1 1 2.0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 105 4.5 4.5 0.0 9.0 0% .200 1.00 2.95 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2014 SEA MLB AL 30 29 165.0 12 9 0 143 60 108 26 90 7.8 3.3 1.4 5.9 0% .238 1.23 5.04 3.65 137 6.95 170.5
2015 KCA MLB AL 34 18 123.3 11 6 0 91 43 83 16 103 6.6 3.1 1.2 6.1 0% .210 1.09 4.48 3.06 120 4.94 115.4
2016 KCA MLB AL 34 13 88.7 3 9 1 104 43 94 28 103 10.6 4.4 2.8 9.5 31% .318 1.66 6.57 6.19 125 6.29 139.1
2017 KCA MLB AL 14 2 30.0 0 0 0 47 14 22 7 96 14.1 4.2 2.1 6.6 41% .385 2.03 6.21 7.50 106 5.15 109.7

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2008 1413 0.4742 0.4671 0.7818 0.6299 0.3203 0.8460 0.6681 0.2182
2009 1275 0.4643 0.4416 0.8064 0.6132 0.2928 0.8540 0.7200 0.1936
2010 308 0.4416 0.4221 0.8077 0.6176 0.2674 0.8810 0.6739 0.1923
2011 396 0.4697 0.4369 0.7919 0.6613 0.2381 0.8211 0.7200 0.2081
2012 1824 0.4967 0.4720 0.8084 0.6203 0.3257 0.8612 0.7090 0.1916
2014 2686 0.5019 0.4516 0.8211 0.6269 0.2750 0.8876 0.6685 0.1789
2015 1984 0.4582 0.4471 0.7644 0.6084 0.3107 0.8553 0.6138 0.2356
2016 1667 0.4343 0.4487 0.7299 0.6243 0.3139 0.8319 0.5743 0.2701
2017 528 0.4545 0.4830 0.7412 0.6708 0.3264 0.8385 0.5745 0.2588
Career120810.47270.45440.78630.62420.30190.85770.65570.2137

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
2011-05-02 2011-09-29 60-DL 150 134 Right Shoulder Surgery Re-torn Anterior Capsule and Frayed Rotator Cuff 2011-05-16
2011-04-23 2011-04-23 On-Alr 0 0 - General Medical Illness - -
2011-04-11 2011-04-26 15-DL 15 13 Right Shoulder Inflammation Biceps -
2011-04-06 2011-04-06 DTD 0 0 Right Upper Arm Inflammation Tendonitis -
2010-04-07 2010-09-18 60-DL 164 145 Right Shoulder Sprain Anterior Capsule -
2009-06-15 2009-10-05 60-DL 112 100 Right Shoulder Surgery Impingement and Loose Fragments 2009-08-17
2009-03-13 2009-03-23 Camp 10 0 Right Elbow Inflammation Tendonitis -
2008-08-11 2008-09-01 15-DL 21 18 Right Forearm Strain -
2008-05-22 2008-07-29 60-DL 68 59 - Face Surgery Multiple Fractures and Deviated Septum From Batted Ball 2008-05-30
2008-04-13 2008-04-19 DTD 6 5 Right Elbow Stiffness -
2007-08-22 2007-08-30 DTD 8 8 Low Back Tightness -
2007-07-25 2007-08-09 15-DL 15 14 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique -
2006-08-21 2006-08-29 DTD 8 7 Upper Back Strain -
2006-07-15 2006-07-24 DTD 9 9 Right Foot Stress Reaction -
2006-04-22 2006-04-22 DTD 0 0 Right Thumb Circulatory Issue Digital Artery Ulnar Side Thumb -
2005-09-08 2005-09-22 DTD 14 12 Right Arm Fatigue -
2003-04-04 2003-04-20 Minors 16 0 Right Arm Inflammation Triceps Tendinitis - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2018 SDN $
2017 KCA $5,750,000
2016 KCA $4,250,000
2015 KCA $675,000
2014 SEA $1,250,000
2013 WAS $
2012 NYN $
2011 NYN $1,100,000
2010 SDN $6,375,000
2009 SDN $4,625,000
2008 SDN $2,500,000
2007 SDN $750,000
2006 SDN $500,000
2005 TEX $400,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
11 yrPrevious$28,175,000
11 yrTotal$28,175,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
11 y 74 dJon Fetterolf1 year (2018)

Details
  • 1 year (2018). Signed by San Diego as a free agent 12/30/17 (minor-league contract). Salary of $1M in majors. May earn up to $6M in performance bonuses based on starts (5-30) and innings pitched (30-120).
  • 2 years/$11.5M (2016-17), plus 2018 mutual option. Re-signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/7/15. 16:$4.25M, 17:$5.75M, 18:$8M mutual option, $1.5M buyout. Annual roster bonus: $0.125M each for 90, 120 days on active roster. DFA by Kansas City 6/23/17. Released 6/24/17.
  • 1 year/$0.675M (2015). Signed by Kansas City as a free agent 3/7/15. Roster bonuses: $0.25M for making Opening Day 25-man roster, $0.25M each for 30, 60, 90 days on 25-man roster. Performance bonuses: may earn additional up to $2.25M through 29 starts and up to $2.075M through 140 innings pitched.
  • 1 year/$1.25M (2014). Re-signed by Washington as a free agent 11/19/13 (minor-league contract). Salary of $1.5M in majors. Value may increase to $6M with performance bonuses. May opt out of contract at end of spring training. Released by Washington 3/25/14. Signed by Seattle as a free agent 3/27/14. Roster bonuses: $0.125M each for 30, 60 days on active Major League roster. $75,000 for 45 days on active Major League roster. Performance bonuses: $0.15M each for 60, 80, 90, 110, 125 innings. $0.2M each for 140, 155 innings. $0.25M each for 170, 180 innings. $0.15M each for 12, 15, 18, 20 starts. $0.2M each for 20, 24 starts. $0.25M each for 26, 28 starts.
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by Washington as a free agent 2/21/13 (minor-league contract). Salary of $2M in majors. May earn an additional $3.775M in performance bonuses based on innings (80 to 180) and starts (10 to 30). May opt out of contract 3/24/13. Released by Washington 3/26/13. Re-signed by Washington as a free agent 4/4/13 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2012). Re-signed by NY Mets as a free agent 3/26/12 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by NY Mets 6/5/12.
  • 1 year/$1.1M (2011). Signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/19/11. Performance bonuses may bring total earnings to $4.5M.
  • 4 years/$14.5M (2007-10), plus 2011 club option. Signed extension with San Deigo 4/07, replacing 2007 and option in previous deal. $0.5M signing bonus. 07:$0.75M, 08:$2.5M, 09:$4.5M, 10:$6.25M, 11:$8.5M club option. Option price may increase based on 2007-10 performance.
  • 3 years/$1.5M (2005-07), plus 2008 club option. Signed extension with Texas 11/04 (prevented jump to NBA). 05:$0.4M, 06:$0.5M, 07:$0.6M, 08: club option. Acquired by San Diego in trade from Texas 1/06.
  • 1 year (2004). Acquired by Texas in trade from Montreal 4/04. Contract purchased by Texas 8/04.
  • Acquired by Montreal in trade from Pittsburgh 12/02.
  • Drafted by Pittsburgh 2000 (3-89) (Princeton). $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 7.5 0 0.1 17 7 49.0 41 18 39 7 .245 1.21 4.10 4.42 -6.4 -0.7
80o 6.4 0 0.1 15 6 43.5 39 17 35 7 .258 1.30 4.50 4.86 -7.6 -0.8
70o 5.6 0 0.1 13 5 39.7 38 17 32 6 .267 1.36 4.80 5.19 -8.3 -0.9
60o 5 0 0.1 12 5 36.5 36 16 29 6 .275 1.42 5.06 5.47 -8.7 -0.9
50o 4.5 0 0 11 5 33.6 34 15 27 6 .283 1.48 5.30 5.74 -8.9 -1.0
40o 4 0 0 10 4 30.8 33 15 25 6 .291 1.53 5.55 6.01 -9.1 -1.0
30o 3.5 0 0 9 4 27.8 31 14 22 5 .299 1.60 5.82 6.3 -9.0 -1.0
20o 2.9 0 0 8 3 24.4 28 13 19 5 .308 1.67 6.14 6.66 -8.8 -1.0
10o 2.2 0 0 7 3 19.9 25 11 16 4 .322 1.78 6.60 7.16 -8.2 -0.9
Weighted Mean4.40011433.03315266.2811.465.275.7-8.6-0.9

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