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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
10 74 72.7 3 1 0 5.57 0.1
Birth Date11-5-1981
Height6' 3"
Weight235 lbs
Age37 years, 11 months, 16 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
2004 SFN MLB 2 0 1.7 0 0 0 4 3 2 1 100 21.6 16.2 5.4 10.8 0% .500 4.20 13.74 27.00 137 10.55 217.7 -0.1
2008 SFN MLB 17 1 16.0 1 0 0 14 7 13 1 93 7.9 3.9 0.6 7.3 0% .283 1.31 3.97 1.69 106 4.10 87.5 0.2
2009 SFN MLB 48 0 49.3 2 1 0 57 28 38 5 91 10.4 5.1 0.9 6.9 0% .338 1.72 4.53 5.66 108 5.17 110.8 0.0
2010 TOR MLB 2 0 1.3 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 114 13.5 20.3 0.0 0.0 0% .333 3.75 9.79 20.25 111 7.91 178.5 0.0
2011 TEX MLB 5 0 4.3 0 0 0 7 1 6 2 114 14.5 2.1 4.2 12.5 0% .417 1.85 6.98 6.23 108 4.60 107.0 0.0
CareerMLB74172.731084425999410.45.21.17.345%.3351.734.865.571085.07109.20.1

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-
2003 HAG A SAL 26 26 156.0 9 5 0 119 49 166 11 6.9 2.8 0.6 9.6 0% .280 1.08 2.98 2.25 0 0.00 0.0
2003 SCO Wnt AFL 4 0 5.3 0 0 0 6 0 4 0 10.2 0.0 0.0 6.8 0% -1.500 1.13 2.77 3.40 0 0.00 0.0
2004 SFN MLB NL 2 0 1.7 0 0 0 4 3 2 1 100 21.6 16.2 5.4 10.8 0% .500 4.20 13.74 27.00 137 10.55 217.7
2004 SJO A+ CLF 7 7 35.7 3 1 0 30 5 44 4 7.6 1.3 1.0 11.1 0% .292 0.98 3.46 2.52 0 0.00 0.0
2004 NRW AA EAS 10 7 41.7 1 4 1 35 15 31 3 7.6 3.2 0.6 6.7 0% .258 1.20 3.77 4.32 0 0.00 0.0
2004 FRE AAA PCL 1 1 5.0 0 0 0 6 4 5 0 10.8 7.2 0.0 9.0 0% .400 2.00 3.91 7.20 0 0.00 0.0
2005 NRW AA EAS 24 19 107.0 5 6 0 99 45 96 7 83 8.3 3.8 0.6 8.1 0% -.590 1.35 3.69 3.53 97 4.74 93.4
2006 FRE AAA PCL 46 3 49.0 0 4 5 52 39 48 6 102 9.6 7.2 1.1 8.8 0% .311 1.86 5.66 5.88 111 4.97 104.3
2007 ESC Wnt DWL 8 0 7.3 0 1 0 3 6 4 0 3.7 7.4 0.0 4.9 0% .143 1.23 4.84 3.70 0 0.00 0.0
2008 SFN MLB NL 17 1 16.0 1 0 0 14 7 13 1 93 7.9 3.9 0.6 7.3 0% .283 1.31 3.97 1.69 106 4.10 87.5
2008 SJO A+ CLF 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 80 9.0 0.0 0.0 27.0 0% .500 1.00 -2.23 0.00 37 1.70 34.8
2009 SFN MLB NL 48 0 49.3 2 1 0 57 28 38 5 91 10.4 5.1 0.9 6.9 0% .338 1.72 4.53 5.66 108 5.17 110.8
2009 ESC Wnt DWL 4 0 4.3 0 0 0 4 2 3 0 8.4 4.2 0.0 6.3 0% .308 1.40 3.28 2.09 0 0.00 0.0
2010 TOR MLB AL 2 0 1.3 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 114 13.5 20.3 0.0 0.0 0% .333 3.75 9.79 20.25 111 7.91 178.5
2010 LVG AAA PCL 39 1 58.0 3 5 0 92 26 35 5 118 14.3 4.0 0.8 5.4 0% .395 2.03 4.99 7.91 0 0.00 0.0
2010 ESC Wnt DWL 2 0 2.3 0 0 0 4 1 2 0 15.7 3.9 0.0 7.8 0% .500 2.17 2.65 11.74 0 0.00 0.0
2011 TEX MLB AL 5 0 4.3 0 0 0 7 1 6 2 114 14.5 2.1 4.2 12.5 0% .417 1.85 6.98 6.23 108 4.60 107.0
2011 ABQ AAA PCL 38 0 50.3 4 2 4 47 24 43 1 8.4 4.3 0.2 7.7 0% .317 1.41 3.99 3.58 88 3.87 79.0
2011 ROU AAA PCL 12 0 15.3 1 0 4 14 5 14 1 8.2 2.9 0.6 8.2 0% .283 1.24 3.78 2.35 90 5.85 119.3
2011 ESC Wnt LID 18 0 19.3 2 1 0 12 15 19 0 5.6 7.0 0.0 8.8 0% .255 1.40 3.58 1.86 0 0.00 0.0
2012 SAC AAA PCL 34 0 36.0 0 1 5 33 17 26 4 8.3 4.3 1.0 6.5 0% .259 1.39 5.16 3.75 111 3.97 82.7
2012 ATH Rk AZL 2 1 3.0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 93 6.0 0.0 0.0 3.0 0% .250 0.67 3.67 0.00 98 4.28 89.2
2012 ESC Wnt DWL 2 0 0.7 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 54.0 13.5 0.0 0.0 0% .800 7.50 7.63 54.00 0 0.00 0.0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2008 257 0.4825 0.4241 0.7798 0.6452 0.2180 0.8000 0.7241 0.2202
2009 923 0.4930 0.4312 0.8116 0.6198 0.2479 0.8298 0.7672 0.1884
2010 50 0.3200 0.3600 0.8889 0.5625 0.2647 0.8889 0.8889 0.1111
2011 85 0.4471 0.4353 0.7568 0.6842 0.2340 0.7308 0.8182 0.2432
Career13150.48140.42740.80480.62670.24180.81980.76670.1952

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
2008-12-15 2008-12-15 WIN 0 0 Right Elbow Surgery Flexor Pronator Mass 2008-12-15
2008-05-13 2008-09-30 60-DL 140 123 Right Elbow Strain Flexor Pronator Mass -
2007-09-04 2007-10-01 60-DL 27 24 Right Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2006-09-27
2006-08-28 2006-09-05 Minors 8 0 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2006-09-27
2005-08-17 2005-09-15 Minors 29 19 Right Shoulder Inflammation -
2004-04-08 2004-06-27 Minors 80 0 Right Shoulder Inflammation -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2010 TOR $409,500
2009 SFN $401,000
2008 SFN $390,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$1,200,500
3 yrTotal$1,200,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 33 d1 year (2011)

Details
  • 1 year (2011). Signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 2/2/11 (minor-league contract). Released by LA Dodgers 7/19/11. Signed by Texas as a free agent 7/23/11 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Texas 9/1/11. Sent outright to Triple-A by Texas 11/2/11.
  • 1 year/$0.4095M (2010). Acquired by Toronto in trade from San Francisco 1/20/10. Signed by Toronto 3/10. Sent outright to AAA by Toronto 4/29/10.
  • 1 year/$0.401M (2009). Re-signed by San Francisco 3/2/09.
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008). Re-signed by San Francisco 3/08.
  • 1 year (2004). Contract purchased by San Francisco 11/03.
  • Acquired by San Francisco in trade from Atlanta 12/02 (Russ Oritiz deal).
  • Signed by Atlanta 1999 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic. $7,500 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
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