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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, 0 months, 7 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
-0.22014
1.02015
-0.12016
-0.42017
0.22018
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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 oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP
2008 OAK MLB 47 0 59.7 3 0 11 47 22 30 2 .262 97 7.1 3.3 0.3 4.5 65% .259 .219 1.16 3.74 1.06 99 4.05 86.3 0.9
2009 OAK MLB 69 0 73.3 2 4 7 82 28 54 2 .262 100 10.1 3.4 0.2 6.6 62% .351 .254 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 .257 100 8.0 4.2 0.6 6.1 56% .276 .245 1.35 4.08 3.26 114 5.02 113.3 -0.1
2011 ARI 0 23 0 20.7 0 0 0 15 6 15 0 .268 96 6.5 2.6 0.0 6.5 66% .259 .199 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 .263 96 9.1 3.1 0.0 6.9 73% .325 .244 1.35 2.63 2.39 95 3.83 89.1 0.4
2012 ARI MLB 77 0 68.7 6 1 0 54 21 42 2 .263 103 7.1 2.8 0.3 5.5 76% .264 .200 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 .254 103 7.5 2.7 0.4 5.4 71% .258 .214 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 .271 104 8.1 3.2 0.7 7.3 65% .284 .245 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 .262 101 6.4 2.2 0.4 4.8 75% .220 .188 0.96 3.46 1.85 96 3.44 80.4 1.0
2016 ARI 0 36 0 38.3 2 3 18 41 15 27 1 .265 103 9.6 3.5 0.2 6.3 66% .333 .249 1.46 3.44 2.82 97 6.05 134.0 -0.5
2016 BOS 0 33 0 29.7 2 4 4 26 11 31 1 .263 111 7.9 3.3 0.3 9.4 64% .312 .217 1.25 2.66 1.52 85 3.73 82.5 0.4
2017 MIA MLB 53 0 47.0 1 4 10 57 16 26 1 .268 92 10.9 3.1 0.2 5.0 65% .346 .267 1.55 3.74 4.79 106 5.86 124.8 -0.4
2018 ARI 0 29 0 21.7 1 1 0 22 8 13 1 .271 102 9.1 3.3 0.4 5.4 66% .300 .235 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 .265 89 8.5 2.9 1.2 6.4 74% .280 .263 1.27 4.54 3.98 95 4.17 93.2 0.5
2011 TOT MLB 66 0 58.3 3 2 1 53 19 44 0 .265 96 8.2 2.9 0.0 6.8 70% .303 .229 1.23 2.55 2.16 103 4.50 104.7 0.2
2016 TOT MLB 69 0 68.0 4 7 22 67 26 58 2 .264 106 8.9 3.4 0.3 7.7 65% .325 .235 1.37 3.10 2.25 92 5.04 111.5 -0.1
2018 TOT MLB 82 0 73.7 2 6 10 71 25 50 8 .267 92 8.7 3.1 1.0 6.1 71% .286 .255 1.30 4.27 3.91 98 4.70 105.1 0.2
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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 G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA-
2003 BAT A- 3 0 6.0 1 0 0 5 1 6 0 .000 7.5 1.5 0.0 9.0 0% .312 .000 1.00 1.75 1.50 0 0.00 0.0
2004 MOD A+ 16 15 92.3 9 2 0 95 22 77 11 .000 9.3 2.1 1.1 7.5 0% .299 .000 1.27 4.37 3.90 0 0.00 0.0
2005 STO A+ 24 24 141.0 9 7 0 166 20 144 13 .000 10.6 1.3 0.8 9.2 0% -.836 .000 1.32 3.56 4.66 0 0.00 0.0
2005 MID AA 4 4 21.0 2 1 0 27 4 20 1 .266 53 11.6 1.7 0.4 8.6 52% .382 .358 1.48 2.98 6.86 0 0.00 0.0
2006 MID AA 23 22 141.2 9 6 0 151 37 88 17 .000 9.6 2.4 1.1 5.6 0% .300 .000 1.33 4.52 3.38 0 0.00 0.0
2006 SAC AAA 4 4 21.1 0 1 0 32 5 11 3 .265 108 13.6 2.1 1.3 4.7 41% .377 .312 1.75 4.99 5.97 0 0.00 0.0
2007 MID AA 15 0 23.7 4 0 1 19 4 18 0 .255 106 7.2 1.5 0.0 6.8 62% .264 .199 0.97 2.17 1.14 0 0.00 0.0
2007 SAC AAA 35 0 54.7 8 3 1 46 14 44 0 .261 97 7.6 2.3 0.0 7.2 66% .291 .202 1.10 2.80 2.96 0 0.00 0.0
2008 OAK MLB 47 0 59.7 3 0 11 47 22 30 2 .262 97 7.1 3.3 0.3 4.5 65% .259 .219 1.16 3.74 1.06 99 4.05 86.3
2008 SAC AAA 19 0 24.3 2 0 8 15 4 20 0 .264 99 5.6 1.5 0.0 7.4 69% .224 .163 0.78 2.33 0.37 0 0.00 0.0
2009 OAK MLB 69 0 73.3 2 4 7 82 28 54 2 .262 100 10.1 3.4 0.2 6.6 62% .351 .254 1.50 3.20 3.07 98 4.44 95.2
2010 OAK MLB 64 0 60.7 3 7 0 54 28 41 4 .257 100 8.0 4.2 0.6 6.1 56% .276 .245 1.35 4.08 3.26 114 5.02 113.3
2011 ARI MLB 23 0 20.7 0 0 0 15 6 15 0 .268 96 6.5 2.6 0.0 6.5 66% .259 .199 1.02 2.40 1.74 120 5.72 133.1
2011 OAK MLB 43 0 37.7 3 2 1 38 13 29 0 .263 96 9.1 3.1 0.0 6.9 73% .325 .244 1.35 2.63 2.39 95 3.83 89.1
2012 ARI MLB 77 0 68.7 6 1 0 54 21 42 2 .263 103 7.1 2.8 0.3 5.5 76% .264 .200 1.09 3.24 2.49 95 5.04 115.6
2013 ARI MLB 78 0 73.0 8 1 13 61 22 44 3 .254 103 7.5 2.7 0.4 5.4 71% .258 .214 1.14 3.37 2.22 99 4.22 101.0
2014 ARI MLB 68 0 67.0 5 3 1 60 24 54 5 .271 104 8.1 3.2 0.7 7.3 65% .284 .245 1.25 3.67 3.49 105 4.67 114.6
2015 ARI MLB 66 0 68.0 0 3 30 48 17 36 3 .262 101 6.4 2.2 0.4 4.8 75% .220 .188 0.96 3.46 1.85 96 3.44 80.4
2016 ARI MLB 36 0 38.3 2 3 18 41 15 27 1 .265 103 9.6 3.5 0.2 6.3 66% .333 .249 1.46 3.44 2.82 97 6.05 134.0
2016 BOS MLB 33 0 29.7 2 4 4 26 11 31 1 .263 111 7.9 3.3 0.3 9.4 64% .312 .217 1.25 2.66 1.52 85 3.73 82.5
2017 MIA MLB 53 0 47.0 1 4 10 57 16 26 1 .268 92 10.9 3.1 0.2 5.0 65% .346 .267 1.55 3.74 4.79 106 5.86 124.8
2017 JUP A+ 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .250 77 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 100% .000 -.043 0.00 1.30 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2017 MRL Rk 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 .256 119 18.0 9.0 0.0 18.0 75% .500 .354 3.00 2.40 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2018 ARI MLB 29 0 21.7 1 1 0 22 8 13 1 .271 102 9.1 3.3 0.4 5.4 66% .300 .235 1.38 3.63 3.74 106 5.98 133.5
2018 MIA MLB 53 0 52.0 1 5 10 49 17 37 7 .265 89 8.5 2.9 1.2 6.4 74% .280 .263 1.27 4.54 3.98 95 4.17 93.2

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
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
9 yrPrevious$29,010,000
2018Current$9,000,000
10 yrPvs + Cur$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).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .247 .338 .343 .249
11 vs R (Multi) .235 .286 .303 .203
18 Split (Multi) .012 .052 .040 .046
19 LgAvg (Multi) .006 .020 .015 .013
30 vs L (2016) .275 .380 .343 .261
31 vs R (2016) .252 .301 .329 .216
38 Split (2016) .023 .079 .014 .045
39 LgAvg (2016) .003 .018 .013 .012

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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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