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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
10 201 405.3 21 21 1 4.46 -0.6
Birth Date1-31-1982
Height6' 1"
Weight190 lbs
Age37 years, 6 months, 18 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
2005 SLN MLB 40 0 55.0 4 0 1 46 15 29 5 101 7.5 2.5 0.8 4.7 0% .238 1.11 4.15 2.95 99 4.29 92.4 0.7
2006 SLN MLB 43 1 56.7 1 2 0 58 20 32 4 94 9.2 3.2 0.6 5.1 0% .293 1.38 4.21 3.34 96 4.68 95.4 0.6
2007 SLN MLB 44 17 129.3 8 6 0 157 40 53 23 103 10.9 2.8 1.6 3.7 0% .297 1.52 5.89 4.73 119 7.18 148.6 -2.1
2008 SLN MLB 26 6 64.7 6 3 0 72 19 32 5 96 10.0 2.6 0.7 4.5 0% .313 1.41 4.13 5.15 103 5.14 109.6 0.2
2009 SLN MLB 32 8 80.0 2 6 0 85 23 34 8 92 9.6 2.6 0.9 3.8 0% .282 1.35 4.62 4.84 103 4.99 107.0 0.4
2010 KCA MLB 16 0 19.7 0 4 0 25 4 10 4 115 11.4 1.8 1.8 4.6 0% .300 1.47 5.43 6.41 122 6.66 150.4 -0.4
CareerMLB20132405.32121144312119049999.82.71.14.253%.2891.394.874.461085.66119.2-0.6

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 PEO A MDW 30 4 65.0 5 3 0 70 10 43 2 9.7 1.4 0.3 6.0 0% .319 1.23 2.97 2.91 0 0.00 0.0
2003 PMB A+ FSL 2 1 6.0 1 0 0 3 0 4 0 4.5 0.0 0.0 6.0 0% .188 0.50 1.72 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2003 SCO Wnt AFL 9 0 11.3 1 0 1 8 2 6 1 6.4 1.6 0.8 4.8 0% -.778 0.88 4.90 1.59 0 0.00 0.0
2004 TEN AA SOU 13 12 72.3 8 2 0 56 11 57 6 7.0 1.4 0.7 7.1 0% .248 0.93 3.48 2.37 0 0.00 0.0
2004 MEM AAA PCL 3 3 14.7 1 0 0 20 3 10 3 12.2 1.8 1.8 6.1 0% .347 1.56 5.41 5.51 0 0.00 0.0
2004 msa Wnt AFL 4 3 14.0 0 0 0 18 3 10 0 11.6 1.9 0.0 6.4 0% -1.385 1.50 3.71 4.50 0 0.00 0.0
2005 SLN MLB NL 40 0 55.0 4 0 1 46 15 29 5 101 7.5 2.5 0.8 4.7 0% .238 1.11 4.15 2.95 99 4.29 92.4
2005 MEM AAA PCL 9 0 13.7 2 1 0 12 7 11 1 7.9 4.6 0.7 7.2 0% -.550 1.39 4.60 3.28 0 0.00 0.0
2006 SLN MLB NL 43 1 56.7 1 2 0 58 20 32 4 94 9.2 3.2 0.6 5.1 0% .293 1.38 4.21 3.34 96 4.68 95.4
2006 MEM AAA PCL 14 5 42.1 2 0 0 36 6 33 3 97 7.7 1.3 0.6 7.1 0% .270 1.00 3.26 2.14 80 2.82 59.1
2007 SLN MLB NL 44 17 129.3 8 6 0 157 40 53 23 103 10.9 2.8 1.6 3.7 0% .297 1.52 5.89 4.73 119 7.18 148.6
2007 MEM AAA PCL 2 1 8.3 0 0 0 8 1 2 2 92 8.7 1.1 2.2 2.2 0% .207 1.08 6.54 4.34 115 4.27 87.6
2008 SLN MLB NL 26 6 64.7 6 3 0 72 19 32 5 96 10.0 2.6 0.7 4.5 0% .313 1.41 4.13 5.15 103 5.14 109.6
2008 MEM AAA PCL 3 3 12.7 1 1 0 22 2 4 4 96 15.6 1.4 2.8 2.8 0% .346 1.89 7.42 7.80 126 8.00 163.7
2009 SLN MLB NL 32 8 80.0 2 6 0 85 23 34 8 92 9.6 2.6 0.9 3.8 0% .282 1.35 4.62 4.84 103 4.99 107.0
2009 MEM AAA PCL 3 3 15.7 2 0 0 13 1 9 1 82 7.5 0.6 0.6 5.2 0% .250 0.89 3.32 3.44 92 3.09 64.9
2010 KCA MLB AL 16 0 19.7 0 4 0 25 4 10 4 115 11.4 1.8 1.8 4.6 0% .300 1.47 5.43 6.41 122 6.66 150.4
2010 OMA AAA PCL 3 3 11.7 0 1 0 16 1 3 1 108 12.3 0.8 0.8 2.3 0% .326 1.45 4.69 5.38 0 0.00 0.0
2010 ROU AAA PCL 15 0 23.3 1 1 0 41 4 12 3 15.8 1.5 1.2 4.6 0% .396 1.93 4.74 8.88 0 0.00 0.0
2011 LIC Wnt LID 3 3 9.0 0 1 0 12 6 2 1 12.0 6.0 1.0 2.0 0% .314 2.00 6.73 8.00 0 0.00 0.0
2012 NBR AA EAS 4 1 7.0 0 1 0 16 0 5 1 104 20.6 0.0 1.3 6.4 0% .484 2.29 4.05 10.29 94 8.11 168.9

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2008 953 0.4921 0.4554 0.8364 0.6226 0.2934 0.9212 0.6620 0.1636
2009 1129 0.5022 0.4464 0.8770 0.5820 0.3096 0.9485 0.7414 0.1230
2010 314 0.5382 0.4554 0.8741 0.6095 0.2759 0.8738 0.8750 0.1259
Career23960.50290.45120.86050.60180.29870.92790.72730.1395

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
2008-07-28 2008-07-28 DTD 0 0 Right Hand Blister -
2008-04-23 2008-06-18 15-DL 56 51 Right Elbow Inflammation -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2012 $
2011 KCA $
2009 SLN $650,000
2008 SLN $414,000
2007 SLN $400,000
2006 SLN $334,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$1,798,000
4 yrTotal$1,798,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
4 y 110 d1 year (2010)

Details
  • 1 year (2010). Signed by Kansas City as a free agent 11/19/09 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Kansas City 4/23/10. DFA by Kansas City 6/3/10 (refused assignment). Signed by Houston as a free agent 6/13/10 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.65M (2009). Re-signed by St. Louis 1/20/09 (avoided arbitration). Released by St. Louis 11/4/09.
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2008). Re-signed 3/4/08.
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2007). Re-signed 2/07.
  • 1 year/$0.334M (2006). Re-signed 2/06.
  • 1 year (2005). Contract purchased 5/05.
  • Drafted 2002 (16-492) (Dixie JC, Utah).

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
2010-01-14 16:00:00 (link to chat)What should the Cardinals do with the 5th starter spot behind Carp/Wainwright/Lohse/Penny?
(Jake from St. Louis)
Mitchell Boggs likes ground balls (which is good, because he also likes walks). Brad Thompson likes GBs too, but doesn't like strikeouts. I don't see the point of signing a free agent to be your 5th starter, so put Boggs and Thompson in a cage, and whoever emerges with his arm still attached gets the ball on fifth day. (Russell A. Carleton)
2010-01-14 16:00:00 (link to chat)Thanks for answering my question, but Brad Thompson is in the Royals' organization now. So, I guess you're going with Mitchell Boggs as the 5th starter in STL?
(Jake from St. Louis, MO)
This is what happens when you read Dr. Sears rather than Christina Kahrl's transaction column. (Russell A. Carleton)
2008-05-22 13:00:00 (link to chat)Two part question - #1 Is there an underlying reason for the Cardinals' seemingly high injury rate among picthers (Carpenter, Mulder, Isringhausen, Kinney, Brad Thompson, Tyler Johsnon all just this year)? #2 Is the club doing anything to try to address the problem on a more macro level?
(Kingpin from Grinnell, IA)
(Warwick Avenue by Duffy) I think 1 is best explained that three of those came into the organization as upside-based injury risks. If you bring in the type of guys they do, some are going to blow up. With Carpenter, there was quite the run there. On 2, yes, they've definitely been looking at it, overhauling their minor league pitching structure and doing some very forward thinking things. They have Sig Mejdal in the front office, remember. He's in the top five of smart guys I've met in the game. (Will Carroll)


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