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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
15 340 1918 130 92 0 4.27 5.8
Birth Date12-1-1970
Height6' 3"
Weight190 lbs
Age49 years, 0 months, 10 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
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.
Multiple stints are are currently shownClick to hide.
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
1993 MON MLB 14 14 85.7 8 0 0 85 18 31 5 94 8.9 1.9 0.5 3.3 0% .279 1.20 3.63 2.73 104 4.41 95.1 1.2
1994 MON MLB 20 20 92.3 7 3 0 106 23 50 11 101 10.3 2.2 1.1 4.9 0% .305 1.40 4.34 5.17 96 4.51 90.9 1.4
1995 MON MLB 9 9 47.3 5 3 0 38 9 28 3 96 7.2 1.7 0.6 5.3 0% .245 0.99 3.34 3.23 95 4.37 89.4 0.8
1996 MON 0 16 16 78.7 5 6 0 91 22 30 12 103 10.4 2.5 1.4 3.4 0% .290 1.44 5.22 4.58 109 5.69 112.3 0.4
1996 SFN 0 4 3 23.3 1 2 0 18 5 16 0 101 6.9 1.9 0.0 6.2 0% .254 0.99 2.36 1.93 103 5.76 113.7 0.1
1997 SFN MLB 32 32 190.7 13 6 0 194 51 115 17 99 9.2 2.4 0.8 5.4 0% .286 1.28 3.84 3.45 93 3.81 79.2 4.3
1998 SFN MLB 33 33 187.7 16 9 0 193 57 102 27 98 9.3 2.7 1.3 4.9 0% .271 1.33 4.87 4.36 105 5.11 105.8 1.6
1999 SFN MLB 33 33 184.7 15 10 0 219 55 94 28 98 10.7 2.7 1.4 4.6 0% .306 1.48 4.95 5.41 114 6.44 125.2 -0.3
2000 SFN MLB 32 31 184.0 11 9 0 205 62 71 23 105 10.0 3.0 1.1 3.5 0% .284 1.45 4.95 3.96 113 5.90 113.5 0.8
2001 SFN MLB 34 34 195.3 14 12 0 213 66 83 25 99 9.8 3.0 1.2 3.8 0% .284 1.43 4.89 4.42 118 6.94 143.9 -2.4
2002 SFN MLB 33 33 203.7 14 8 0 204 54 76 22 99 9.0 2.4 1.0 3.4 0% .263 1.27 4.34 3.23 104 4.16 89.3 3.4
2003 SFN MLB 27 27 147.0 10 5 0 170 47 41 14 96 10.4 2.9 0.9 2.5 0% .295 1.48 4.63 4.53 113 6.03 126.3 -0.4
2004 SFN MLB 33 33 190.3 9 12 0 225 66 56 21 101 10.6 3.1 1.0 2.6 0% .293 1.53 4.85 4.73 114 6.87 141.7 -2.2
2005 SFN MLB 20 18 107.3 2 7 0 131 47 25 12 99 11.0 3.9 1.0 2.1 0% .295 1.66 5.31 5.95 130 7.76 167.0 -2.7
1996 TOT MLB 20 19 102.0 6 8 0 109 27 46 12 103 9.6 2.4 1.1 4.1 0% .000 1.33 4.57 3.97 108 5.71 112.7 0.4
CareerMLB3403361918.01309202092582818220999.82.71.03.848%.2851.394.604.271095.62115.25.8

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-
1991 SUM A SAL 8 5 40.7 3 1 0 32 10 27 3 7.1 2.2 0.7 6.0 0% .000 1.03 3.68 1.33 0 0.00 0.0
1992 ROK A MDW 26 26 174.3 11 9 0 150 36 153 5 7.7 1.9 0.3 7.9 0% .000 1.07 2.39 2.58 0 0.00 0.0
1993 MON MLB NL 14 14 85.7 8 0 0 85 18 31 5 94 8.9 1.9 0.5 3.3 0% .279 1.20 3.63 2.73 104 4.41 95.1
1993 HAR AA EAS 9 8 59.7 5 0 0 47 7 36 4 7.1 1.1 0.6 5.4 0% .000 0.90 3.19 1.36 0 0.00 0.0
1993 OTT AAA INT 7 7 43.3 4 2 0 46 3 27 7 9.6 0.6 1.5 5.6 0% .000 1.13 4.25 2.70 0 0.00 0.0
1994 MON MLB NL 20 20 92.3 7 3 0 106 23 50 11 101 10.3 2.2 1.1 4.9 0% .305 1.40 4.34 5.17 96 4.51 90.9
1994 OTT AAA INT 1 1 2.0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 4.5 0.0 4.5 4.5 0% .000 0.50 8.56 4.50 0 0.00 0.0
1995 MON MLB NL 9 9 47.3 5 3 0 38 9 28 3 96 7.2 1.7 0.6 5.3 0% .245 0.99 3.34 3.23 95 4.37 89.4
1995 OTT AAA INT 20 20 120.7 9 7 0 120 25 67 7 8.9 1.9 0.5 5.0 0% .000 1.20 3.45 3.06 0 0.00 0.0
1996 MON MLB NL 16 16 78.7 5 6 0 91 22 30 12 103 10.4 2.5 1.4 3.4 0% .290 1.44 5.22 4.58 109 5.69 112.3
1996 SFN MLB NL 4 3 23.3 1 2 0 18 5 16 0 101 6.9 1.9 0.0 6.2 0% .254 0.99 2.36 1.93 103 5.76 113.7
1996 OTT AAA INT 3 3 15.0 1 2 0 21 3 3 3 12.6 1.8 1.8 1.8 0% .000 1.60 6.25 4.20 0 0.00 0.0
1996 PHX AAA PCL 5 5 25.7 1 2 0 25 12 15 2 8.8 4.2 0.7 5.3 0% .000 1.44 4.90 3.50 0 0.00 0.0
1997 SFN MLB NL 32 32 190.7 13 6 0 194 51 115 17 99 9.2 2.4 0.8 5.4 0% .286 1.28 3.84 3.45 93 3.81 79.2
1998 SFN MLB NL 33 33 187.7 16 9 0 193 57 102 27 98 9.3 2.7 1.3 4.9 0% .271 1.33 4.87 4.36 105 5.11 105.8
1999 SFN MLB NL 33 33 184.7 15 10 0 219 55 94 28 98 10.7 2.7 1.4 4.6 0% .306 1.48 4.95 5.41 114 6.44 125.2
2000 SFN MLB NL 32 31 184.0 11 9 0 205 62 71 23 105 10.0 3.0 1.1 3.5 0% .284 1.45 4.95 3.96 113 5.90 113.5
2001 SFN MLB NL 34 34 195.3 14 12 0 213 66 83 25 99 9.8 3.0 1.2 3.8 0% .284 1.43 4.89 4.42 118 6.94 143.9
2002 SFN MLB NL 33 33 203.7 14 8 0 204 54 76 22 99 9.0 2.4 1.0 3.4 0% .263 1.27 4.34 3.23 104 4.16 89.3
2003 SFN MLB NL 27 27 147.0 10 5 0 170 47 41 14 96 10.4 2.9 0.9 2.5 0% .295 1.48 4.63 4.53 113 6.03 126.3
2003 FRE AAA PCL 1 1 4.7 0 0 0 1 2 6 0 1.9 3.8 0.0 11.5 0% .125 0.64 2.02 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2004 SFN MLB NL 33 33 190.3 9 12 0 225 66 56 21 101 10.6 3.1 1.0 2.6 0% .293 1.53 4.85 4.73 114 6.87 141.7
2005 SFN MLB NL 20 18 107.3 2 7 0 131 47 25 12 99 11.0 3.9 1.0 2.1 0% .295 1.66 5.31 5.95 130 7.76 167.0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%

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
2005-07-30 2005-08-14 15-DL 15 13 Right Foot Inflammation Gout In Foot -
2003-07-26 2003-08-24 15-DL 29 25 Left Shoulder Strain -
2003-07-09 2003-07-25 15-DL 16 13 Left Shoulder Strain -
1996-05-10 1996-05-26 15-DL 16 14 Left Knee Inflammation - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2005 SFN $7,133,333
2004 SFN $6,133,333
2003 SFN $5,866,667
2002 SFN $4,866,667
2001 SFN $4,866,667
2000 SFN $4,000,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
6 yrPrevious$32,866,667
6 yrTotal$32,866,667

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
10 y 124 dCSMG2 yr/$12M (04-05) incl $3M sb

Details
  • designated for assignment 8/05 signed extension 2/03
  • $3M signing bonus ($1M 1/31/04, 1/31/05, 1/31/06) 04:$4M ($6,133,333 USAT), 05:$5M
  • 3 year/$15.6M (01-03) incl $3.35M signing bonus over 3 years
  • 01:$3.75M, 02:$3.75M, 03:$4.75M

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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DateQuestionAnswer
2010-01-06 13:00:00 (link to chat)Jay, who are the pitchers coming onto the ballot next year? I've heard that there's going to be a wave which will cut into Blyleven's vote count. Is that true? Also, do you see the Vets Committee enshrining Lou and Tram after Tram drops off the ballot (this seems, rather unfortunately, inevitible).
(David from Huntersville NC)
Pitchers eligible for next year's ballot include Kevin Brown, John Franco, Al Leiter, Wilson Alvarez, Ugueth Urbina, Ismael Valdez, Paul Quantrill, Cal Eldred, Kirk Rueter and Steve Reed. I don't see any of them cutting into anybody's support, and other than the first three, I don't see any of them even getting through the nomination stage. Though if Mike Jackson can... (Jay Jaffe)


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