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IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date10-10-1979
Height6' 4"
Weight220 lbs
Age39 years, 7 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
2008 OAK MLB 47 0 59.7 3 0 11 47 22 30 2 97 7.1 3.3 0.3 4.5 65% .259 1.16 3.74 1.06 100 4.05 86.3 0.9
2009 OAK MLB 69 0 73.3 2 4 7 82 28 54 2 100 10.1 3.4 0.2 6.6 62% .351 1.50 3.20 3.07 98 4.44 95.2 0.6
2010 OAK MLB 64 0 60.7 3 7 0 54 28 41 4 100 8.0 4.2 0.6 6.1 56% .276 1.35 4.08 3.26 115 5.02 113.3 -0.1
2011 ARI 0 23 0 20.7 0 0 0 15 6 15 0 96 6.5 2.6 0.0 6.5 66% .259 1.02 2.40 1.74 120 5.72 133.1 -0.2
2011 OAK 0 43 0 37.7 3 2 1 38 13 29 0 96 9.1 3.1 0.0 6.9 73% .325 1.35 2.63 2.39 96 3.83 89.1 0.4
2012 ARI MLB 77 0 68.7 6 1 0 54 21 42 2 103 7.1 2.8 0.3 5.5 76% .264 1.09 3.24 2.49 95 5.04 115.6 -0.2
2013 ARI MLB 78 0 73.0 8 1 13 61 22 44 3 103 7.5 2.7 0.4 5.4 71% .258 1.14 3.37 2.22 99 4.22 101.0 0.3
2014 ARI MLB 68 0 67.0 5 3 1 60 24 54 5 104 8.1 3.2 0.7 7.3 65% .284 1.25 3.67 3.49 105 4.67 114.6 -0.2
2015 ARI MLB 66 0 68.0 0 3 30 48 17 36 3 101 6.4 2.3 0.4 4.8 75% .220 0.96 3.46 1.85 97 3.44 80.4 1.0
2016 ARI 0 36 0 38.3 2 3 18 41 15 27 1 103 9.6 3.5 0.2 6.3 66% .333 1.46 3.44 2.82 101 6.03 133.4 -0.5
2016 BOS 0 33 0 29.7 2 4 4 26 11 31 1 111 7.9 3.3 0.3 9.4 64% .313 1.25 2.66 1.52 91 3.90 86.4 0.4
2017 MIA MLB 53 0 47.0 1 4 10 57 16 26 1 92 10.9 3.1 0.2 5.0 65% .346 1.55 3.74 4.79 106 5.42 115.4 -0.1
2018 ARI 0 29 0 21.7 1 1 0 22 8 13 1 102 9.1 3.3 0.4 5.4 66% .300 1.38 3.63 3.74 106 5.98 133.5 -0.3
2018 MIA 0 53 0 52.0 1 5 10 49 17 37 7 89 8.5 2.9 1.2 6.4 74% .280 1.27 4.54 3.98 96 4.17 93.2 0.5
2011 TOT MLB 66 0 58.3 3 2 1 53 19 44 0 96 8.2 2.9 0.0 6.8 70% .303 1.23 2.55 2.16 104 4.50 104.7 0.2
2016 TOT MLB 69 0 68.0 4 7 22 67 26 58 2 106 8.9 3.4 0.3 7.7 65% .325 1.37 3.10 2.25 97 5.10 112.9 -0.1
2018 TOT MLB 82 0 73.7 2 6 10 71 25 50 8 93 8.7 3.1 1.0 6.1 71% .286 1.30 4.27 3.91 99 4.70 105.1 0.2
CareerMLB7390717.33738105654248479321008.23.10.46.068%.2881.263.492.751014.58103.72.6

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 BAT A- NYP 3 0 6.0 1 0 0 5 1 6 0 7.5 1.5 0.0 9.0 0% .313 1.00 1.75 1.50 0 0.00 0.0
2004 MOD A+ CLF 16 15 92.3 9 2 0 95 22 77 11 9.3 2.1 1.1 7.5 0% .299 1.27 4.37 3.90 0 0.00 0.0
2005 STO A+ CLF 24 24 141.0 9 7 0 166 20 144 13 10.6 1.3 0.8 9.2 0% -.836 1.32 3.56 4.66 0 0.00 0.0
2005 MID AA TXS 4 4 21.0 2 1 0 27 4 20 1 53 11.6 1.7 0.4 8.6 52% .382 1.48 2.98 6.86 0 0.00 0.0
2006 MID AA TXS 23 22 141.2 9 6 0 151 37 88 17 9.6 2.4 1.1 5.6 0% .300 1.33 4.52 3.38 0 0.00 0.0
2006 SAC AAA PCL 4 4 21.1 0 1 0 32 5 11 3 108 13.6 2.1 1.3 4.7 41% .377 1.75 4.99 5.97 0 0.00 0.0
2007 MID AA TXS 15 0 23.7 4 0 1 19 4 18 0 106 7.2 1.5 0.0 6.8 63% .264 0.97 2.17 1.14 0 0.00 0.0
2007 SAC AAA PCL 35 0 54.7 8 3 1 46 14 44 0 97 7.6 2.3 0.0 7.2 66% .291 1.10 2.80 2.96 0 0.00 0.0
2008 OAK MLB AL 47 0 59.7 3 0 11 47 22 30 2 97 7.1 3.3 0.3 4.5 65% .259 1.16 3.74 1.06 100 4.05 86.3
2008 SAC AAA PCL 19 0 24.3 2 0 8 15 4 20 0 99 5.6 1.5 0.0 7.4 69% .224 0.78 2.33 0.37 0 0.00 0.0
2009 OAK MLB AL 69 0 73.3 2 4 7 82 28 54 2 100 10.1 3.4 0.2 6.6 62% .351 1.50 3.20 3.07 98 4.44 95.2
2010 OAK MLB AL 64 0 60.7 3 7 0 54 28 41 4 100 8.0 4.2 0.6 6.1 56% .276 1.35 4.08 3.26 115 5.02 113.3
2011 ARI MLB NL 23 0 20.7 0 0 0 15 6 15 0 96 6.5 2.6 0.0 6.5 66% .259 1.02 2.40 1.74 120 5.72 133.1
2011 OAK MLB AL 43 0 37.7 3 2 1 38 13 29 0 96 9.1 3.1 0.0 6.9 73% .325 1.35 2.63 2.39 96 3.83 89.1
2012 ARI MLB NL 77 0 68.7 6 1 0 54 21 42 2 103 7.1 2.8 0.3 5.5 76% .264 1.09 3.24 2.49 95 5.04 115.6
2013 ARI MLB NL 78 0 73.0 8 1 13 61 22 44 3 103 7.5 2.7 0.4 5.4 71% .258 1.14 3.37 2.22 99 4.22 101.0
2014 ARI MLB NL 68 0 67.0 5 3 1 60 24 54 5 104 8.1 3.2 0.7 7.3 65% .284 1.25 3.67 3.49 105 4.67 114.6
2015 ARI MLB NL 66 0 68.0 0 3 30 48 17 36 3 101 6.4 2.3 0.4 4.8 75% .220 0.96 3.46 1.85 97 3.44 80.4
2016 ARI MLB NL 36 0 38.3 2 3 18 41 15 27 1 103 9.6 3.5 0.2 6.3 66% .333 1.46 3.44 2.82 101 6.03 133.4
2016 BOS MLB AL 33 0 29.7 2 4 4 26 11 31 1 111 7.9 3.3 0.3 9.4 64% .313 1.25 2.66 1.52 91 3.90 86.4
2017 MIA MLB NL 53 0 47.0 1 4 10 57 16 26 1 92 10.9 3.1 0.2 5.0 65% .346 1.55 3.74 4.79 106 5.42 115.4
2017 JUP A+ FSL 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 77 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 100% .000 0.00 1.30 0.00 91 3.54 75.0
2017 MRL Rk GCL 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 119 18.0 9.0 0.0 18.0 75% .500 3.00 2.40 0.00 91 1.48 32.6
2018 ARI MLB NL 29 0 21.7 1 1 0 22 8 13 1 102 9.1 3.3 0.4 5.4 66% .300 1.38 3.63 3.74 106 5.98 133.5
2018 MIA MLB NL 53 0 52.0 1 5 10 49 17 37 7 89 8.5 2.9 1.2 6.4 74% .280 1.27 4.54 3.98 96 4.17 93.2

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2008 819 0.4811 0.4457 0.8274 0.6472 0.2588 0.8588 0.7545 0.1726
2009 1175 0.4655 0.4443 0.8123 0.6143 0.2962 0.8631 0.7204 0.1877
2010 866 0.4677 0.4457 0.8057 0.6173 0.2950 0.8600 0.7059 0.1943
2011 870 0.4172 0.4517 0.8142 0.6529 0.3077 0.8523 0.7564 0.1858
2012 922 0.3612 0.4848 0.7852 0.6667 0.3820 0.8829 0.6889 0.2148
2013 958 0.3716 0.4937 0.7844 0.6601 0.3953 0.8851 0.6849 0.2156
2014 935 0.3476 0.4984 0.7554 0.7200 0.3803 0.8419 0.6681 0.2446
2015 940 0.3394 0.4862 0.8096 0.6520 0.4010 0.8894 0.7430 0.1904
2016 1005 0.3363 0.4896 0.7398 0.6568 0.4048 0.8829 0.6222 0.2602
2017 721 0.3454 0.4619 0.7928 0.6627 0.3559 0.8485 0.7381 0.2072
2018 1064 0.3355 0.4840 0.7806 0.6947 0.3777 0.8669 0.7004 0.2194
Career102750.38790.47190.79090.65840.35150.86720.70570.2091

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
2014-09-05 2014-09-29 DTD 24 22 Left Knee Surgery Microfracture 2014-09-09
2014-09-03 2014-09-04 DTD 1 1 Left Knee Soreness -
2014-07-23 2014-07-26 DTD 3 2 - Chest Contusion Batted Ball -
2010-09-05 2010-09-05 DTD 0 0 Shoulder Abrasion Splintered Bat -
2009-04-26 2009-05-05 DTD 9 7 General Medical Respiratory Flu -
2009-04-09 2009-04-11 DTD 2 1 Left Lower Leg Contusion Batted Ball Off Shin -
2004-09-17 2004-09-28 Minors 11 0 - Head Fracture Batted Ball - -
2003-07-10 2003-08-26 Minors 47 0 Right Shoulder Inflammation Biceps Tendinitis - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2018 MIA $9,000,000
2017 MIA $7,000,000
2016 ARI $5,500,000
2015 ARI $5,000,000
2014 ARI $4,500,000
2013 ARI $3,150,000
2012 ARI $1,795,000
2011 OAK $1,250,000
2010 OAK $410,000
2009 OAK $405,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
10 yrPrevious$38,010,000
10 yrTotal$38,010,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
9 y 122 dRob Martin2 years/$18M (2017-18)

Details
  • 2 years/$18M (2017-18). Signed by Miami as a free agent 12/23/16. 17:$7M, 18:$9M. Acquired by Arizona in trade from Miami 7/31/18 with $2,951,613 remaining on contract. Retired 10/10/18.
  • 2 years/$10.5M (2014-15), plus 2016 club option. Signed extension with Arizona 12/21/13 (avoided arbitration). 14:$4.5M, 15:$5M, 16:$5.5M club option, $1M buyout. Arizona exercised 2016 option 11/3/15. Acquired by Boston in trade from Arizona 7/9/16.
  • 1 year/$3.15M (2013). Re-signed by Arizona 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$1.795M (2012). Signed by Arizona 1/25/12 (avoided arbitration, $1.945M-$1.46M).
  • 1 year/$1.25M (2011). Re-signed by Oakland 1/15/11 (avoided arbitration). Acquired by Arizona in trade from Oakland 7/31/11.
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2010). Re-signed by Oakland 3/8/10.
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2009). Re-signed by Oakland 3/10/09.
  • 1 year (2008). Contract purchased by Oakland 5/30/08.
  • Released by Philadelphia 3/04. Signed for 2004 with Schaumburg of Northern League. Signed by Oakland as a free agent 6/04 (purchased contract from Schaumburg).
  • Drafted by Philadelphia 2003 (20-595) (Missouri State).

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 4.2 1.9 6.5 79 0 75.6 57 27 53 4 .245 1.12 3.12 3.46 10.2 1.1
80o 3.8 1.6 5.8 72 0 69.4 57 27 49 4 .259 1.20 3.45 3.82 6.7 0.7
70o 3.5 1.4 5.3 68 0 64.9 56 27 46 4 .270 1.27 3.69 4.09 4.4 0.5
60o 3.3 1.3 4.9 64 0 61.3 55 26 43 4 .279 1.33 3.90 4.33 2.6 0.3
50o 3 1.2 4.5 60 0 57.9 54 26 41 4 .287 1.38 4.10 4.55 1.1 0.1
40o 2.8 1.1 4.2 57 0 54.6 53 25 39 4 .295 1.44 4.30 4.77 -0.2 0.0
30o 2.6 1 3.8 53 0 51.1 52 25 36 4 .304 1.50 4.52 5.01 -1.5 -0.2
20o 2.4 0.8 3.5 49 0 47.2 51 24 33 4 .314 1.58 4.78 5.3 -2.9 -0.3
10o 2.1 0.7 3 44 0 41.9 48 23 30 3 .329 1.69 5.15 5.71 -4.4 -0.5
Weighted Mean31.24.560057.45325414.2851.374.084.521.30.1

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2018-02-06 15:00:00 (link to chat)Barraclough or Steckenrider for da Fish?
(Chris from Baltimore)
Can I say Brad Ziegler? Assuming the Marlins move him too, then I'll go Barraclough. The walk rate might make you throw up a bit but he's more established on the team and it's not as though Steckenrider has exceptional control. (Darius Austin)
2014-09-29 14:00:00 (link to chat)I'm in a 20 team dynasty league. We're allowed to protect 20 players from our 25 man roster yearly. I can protect only two of the following relievers, Brad Ziegler, Shae Simmons, Kevin Quackenbush, John Holdzkom, Hunter Strickland, Jeremy Affeldt, and RJ Alvarez. Which should I keep for next year?
(John from MD)
Again, I'd recommend shooting this one at our fantasy guys in their next chats, but I'd go with Quackenbush and Strickland. (Daniel Rathman)
2014-07-03 19:00:00 (link to chat)Enjoying the chat, thanks. Q. National Leaguer with one or fewer saves who is mostly likely to have seven by the end of the year?
(gerrybraun from san diego)
Vic Black, Santiago Casilla, Alex Torres, Brad Ziegler. And I like Addison Reed but I can see them pulling the plug for a bit. (Mauricio Rubio)
2010-03-17 14:00:00 (link to chat)How does the A's bullpen shake out? Also, if Chavez is healthy enough to start the season on the roster, is there any place for Fox?
(David from Alameda)
I think the big issue with the A's pen is that right now, it's almost as if everyone has one owie or another: Wuertz, Devine, Bailey, Breslow... it's the sort of nagging laundry list that Cedrick Bowers' or Jason Jennings' dreams are made of. So other than taking it for granted that most of those four will be available on Opening Day, and that Brad Ziegler's a lock, it's a bit up in the air. Henry Rodriguez's velocity turns heads. As for Fox, I wouldn't be too down on him. He's out of options, but I'd anticipate that part of keeping Chavez healthy would involve days off for him, and between the four corners and DH, there should be at-bats to go around. The guy who's playing for the present is Daric Barton, who's rising to the challenge, but he has to, because the future belongs to Chris Carter. (Christina Kahrl)
2008-07-07 13:00:00 (link to chat)Can you see Brad Ziegler continuing his hot ways for the A's? 16 scoreless innings is very nice. Welcome to the bigs, and all that.
(Jimmy from Chesapeake, VA)
I see no reason that he won't have a successful run as a reliever/groundball machine. (Kevin Goldstein)


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