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Steve Trachsel PCubs

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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
18 420 2501 143 159 0 4.39 22.4
Birth Date10-31-1970
Height6' 3"
Weight185 lbs
Age49 years, 1 months, 4 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
1993 CHN MLB 3 3 19.7 0 2 0 16 3 14 4 99 7.3 1.4 1.8 6.4 0% .211 0.97 4.65 4.58 89 3.61 77.9 0.4
1994 CHN MLB 22 22 146.0 9 7 0 133 54 108 19 99 8.2 3.3 1.2 6.7 0% .266 1.28 4.44 3.21 96 3.79 76.4 3.4
1995 CHN MLB 30 29 160.7 7 13 0 174 76 117 25 102 9.7 4.3 1.4 6.6 0% .296 1.56 5.05 5.15 105 4.72 96.5 2.0
1996 CHN MLB 31 31 205.0 13 9 0 181 62 132 30 100 7.9 2.7 1.3 5.8 0% .246 1.19 4.72 3.03 94 4.09 80.7 4.4
1997 CHN MLB 34 34 201.3 8 12 0 225 69 160 32 102 10.1 3.1 1.4 7.2 0% .315 1.46 4.65 4.51 95 4.22 87.8 3.6
1998 CHN MLB 33 33 208.0 15 8 0 204 84 149 27 102 8.8 3.6 1.2 6.4 0% .283 1.38 4.64 4.46 105 4.88 101.1 2.3
1999 CHN MLB 34 34 205.7 8 18 0 226 64 149 32 100 9.9 2.8 1.4 6.5 0% .300 1.41 4.62 5.56 95 4.26 82.8 4.4
2000 TBA 0 23 23 137.7 6 10 0 160 49 78 16 88 10.5 3.2 1.0 5.1 0% .315 1.52 4.79 4.58 108 6.46 124.3 -0.1
2000 TOR 0 11 11 63.0 2 5 0 72 25 32 10 90 10.3 3.6 1.4 4.6 0% .297 1.54 5.45 5.29 111 6.93 133.3 -0.4
2001 NYN MLB 28 28 173.7 11 13 0 168 47 144 28 93 8.7 2.4 1.5 7.5 0% .278 1.24 4.30 4.46 90 3.34 69.2 4.7
2002 NYN MLB 30 30 173.7 11 11 0 170 69 105 16 95 8.8 3.6 0.8 5.4 0% .279 1.38 4.05 3.37 104 4.64 99.6 1.9
2003 NYN MLB 33 33 204.7 16 10 0 204 65 111 26 97 9.0 2.9 1.1 4.9 0% .273 1.31 4.53 3.78 111 5.29 110.9 1.1
2004 NYN MLB 33 33 202.7 12 13 0 203 83 117 25 92 9.0 3.7 1.1 5.2 0% .273 1.41 4.69 4.00 110 5.52 113.9 0.6
2005 NYN MLB 6 6 37.0 1 4 0 37 12 24 6 95 9.0 2.9 1.5 5.8 0% .272 1.32 4.85 4.14 105 4.32 92.9 0.5
2006 NYN MLB 30 30 164.7 15 8 0 185 78 79 23 90 10.1 4.3 1.3 4.3 0% .293 1.60 5.45 4.97 122 6.71 136.7 -1.6
2007 BAL 0 25 25 140.7 6 8 0 151 69 45 16 101 9.7 4.4 1.0 2.9 0% .275 1.56 5.65 4.48 129 8.15 168.6 -3.7
2007 CHN 0 4 4 17.3 1 3 0 25 7 11 3 104 13.0 3.6 1.6 5.7 0% .379 1.85 5.36 8.31 122 6.11 126.4 -0.1
2008 BAL MLB 10 8 39.7 2 5 0 53 27 16 10 109 12.0 6.1 2.3 3.6 0% .307 2.02 7.74 8.39 129 7.96 169.9 -1.1
2000 TOT MLB 34 34 200.7 8 15 0 232 74 110 26 88 10.4 3.3 1.2 4.9 0% .000 1.52 5.00 4.80 109 6.61 127.1 -0.5
2007 TOT MLB 29 29 158.0 7 11 0 176 76 56 19 101 10.0 4.3 1.1 3.2 0% .000 1.59 5.62 4.90 128 7.92 163.9 -3.8
CareerMLB4204172501.0143159025879431591348979.33.41.35.747%.2851.414.794.391055.08103.822.4

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 WPT A- NYP 2 2 14.3 1 0 0 10 6 7 0 6.3 3.8 0.0 4.4 0% .000 1.12 3.43 1.26 0 0.00 0.0
1991 WNS A+ CRL 12 12 73.7 4 4 0 70 19 69 3 8.5 2.3 0.4 8.4 0% .000 1.21 2.36 3.66 0 0.00 0.0
1992 CHR AA SOU 29 29 191.0 13 8 0 180 35 135 19 8.5 1.6 0.9 6.4 0% .000 1.13 3.44 3.06 0 0.00 0.0
1993 CHN MLB NL 3 3 19.7 0 2 0 16 3 14 4 99 7.3 1.4 1.8 6.4 0% .211 0.97 4.65 4.58 89 3.61 77.9
1993 IOW AAA AA 27 26 170.7 13 6 0 170 46 135 20 9.0 2.4 1.1 7.1 0% .000 1.27 3.93 3.95 0 0.00 0.0
1994 CHN MLB NL 22 22 146.0 9 7 0 133 54 108 19 99 8.2 3.3 1.2 6.7 0% .266 1.28 4.44 3.21 96 3.79 76.4
1994 IOW AAA AA 2 2 9.0 0 2 0 11 7 8 1 11.0 7.0 1.0 8.0 0% .000 2.00 5.35 10.00 0 0.00 0.0
1995 CHN MLB NL 30 29 160.7 7 13 0 174 76 117 25 102 9.7 4.3 1.4 6.6 0% .296 1.56 5.05 5.15 105 4.72 96.5
1996 CHN MLB NL 31 31 205.0 13 9 0 181 62 132 30 100 7.9 2.7 1.3 5.8 0% .246 1.19 4.72 3.03 94 4.09 80.7
1996 ORL AA SOU 2 2 13.0 0 1 0 11 0 12 0 7.6 0.0 0.0 8.3 0% .000 0.85 1.47 2.77 0 0.00 0.0
1997 CHN MLB NL 34 34 201.3 8 12 0 225 69 160 32 102 10.1 3.1 1.4 7.2 0% .315 1.46 4.65 4.51 95 4.22 87.8
1998 CHN MLB NL 33 33 208.0 15 8 0 204 84 149 27 102 8.8 3.6 1.2 6.4 0% .283 1.38 4.64 4.46 105 4.88 101.1
1999 CHN MLB NL 34 34 205.7 8 18 0 226 64 149 32 100 9.9 2.8 1.4 6.5 0% .300 1.41 4.62 5.56 95 4.26 82.8
2000 TBA MLB AL 23 23 137.7 6 10 0 160 49 78 16 88 10.5 3.2 1.0 5.1 0% .315 1.52 4.79 4.58 108 6.46 124.3
2000 TOR MLB AL 11 11 63.0 2 5 0 72 25 32 10 90 10.3 3.6 1.4 4.6 0% .297 1.54 5.45 5.29 111 6.93 133.3
2001 NYN MLB NL 28 28 173.7 11 13 0 168 47 144 28 93 8.7 2.4 1.5 7.5 0% .278 1.24 4.30 4.46 90 3.34 69.2
2001 NOR AAA INT 3 3 19.3 2 0 0 13 6 12 0 6.1 2.8 0.0 5.6 0% -.722 0.98 2.85 2.80 0 0.00 0.0
2002 NYN MLB NL 30 30 173.7 11 11 0 170 69 105 16 95 8.8 3.6 0.8 5.4 0% .279 1.38 4.05 3.37 104 4.64 99.6
2002 BIN AA EAS 1 1 5.7 1 0 0 3 4 5 0 4.7 6.3 0.0 7.9 0% .188 1.23 3.53 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2003 NYN MLB NL 33 33 204.7 16 10 0 204 65 111 26 97 9.0 2.9 1.1 4.9 0% .273 1.31 4.53 3.78 111 5.29 110.9
2004 NYN MLB NL 33 33 202.7 12 13 0 203 83 117 25 92 9.0 3.7 1.1 5.2 0% .273 1.41 4.69 4.00 110 5.52 113.9
2005 NYN MLB NL 6 6 37.0 1 4 0 37 12 24 6 95 9.0 2.9 1.5 5.8 0% .272 1.32 4.85 4.14 105 4.32 92.9
2005 SLU A+ FSL 2 2 6.7 0 1 0 5 1 5 0 6.7 1.3 0.0 6.7 0% -.714 0.90 2.85 1.34 0 0.00 0.0
2005 BIN AA EAS 2 2 12.0 1 0 0 8 4 7 2 111 6.0 3.0 1.5 5.3 0% -.462 1.00 5.15 3.00 117 3.54 69.8
2005 NOR AAA INT 2 2 14.0 0 1 0 10 2 12 2 95 6.4 1.3 1.3 7.7 0% -.500 0.86 3.77 2.57 96 3.42 67.4
2006 NYN MLB NL 30 30 164.7 15 8 0 185 78 79 23 90 10.1 4.3 1.3 4.3 0% .293 1.60 5.45 4.97 122 6.71 136.7
2007 BAL MLB AL 25 25 140.7 6 8 0 151 69 45 16 101 9.7 4.4 1.0 2.9 0% .275 1.56 5.65 4.48 129 8.15 168.6
2007 CHN MLB NL 4 4 17.3 1 3 0 25 7 11 3 104 13.0 3.6 1.6 5.7 0% .379 1.85 5.36 8.31 122 6.11 126.4
2007 FRD A+ CRL 1 1 7.0 0 1 0 7 1 4 0 100 9.0 1.3 0.0 5.1 0% .304 1.14 2.54 2.57 88 4.80 98.6
2008 BAL MLB AL 10 8 39.7 2 5 0 53 27 16 10 109 12.0 6.1 2.3 3.6 0% .307 2.02 7.74 8.39 129 7.96 169.9

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2008 667 0.4663 0.3808 0.8780 0.6077 0.1826 0.9259 0.7385 0.1220
Career6670.46630.38080.87800.60770.18260.92590.73850.1220

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
2007-06-30 2007-07-21 15-DL 21 17 - Hip Strain Gluteal Muscles -
2006-10-15 2006-10-19 DTD 4 0 Right Thigh Contusion Quad From Batted Ball -
2006-07-02 2006-07-06 DTD 4 4 Right Groin Tightness -
2006-05-24 2006-05-29 DTD 5 5 - Upper Back Tightness -
2005-03-30 2005-08-23 60-DL 146 124 - Low Back Surgery Herniated Disc 2005-03-19
2004-08-14 2004-08-20 DTD 6 5 Right Shoulder Soreness Posterior -
2003-02-14 2003-02-14 Camp 0 0 - Low Back Spasms -
2002-07-01 2002-07-22 15-DL 21 18 Right Upper Back Strain Trapezius -
1994-07-20 1994-08-04 15-DL 15 14 Right Fingers Blister Middle Finger - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2008 BAL $1,500,000
2007 BAL $3,100,000
2006 NYN $2,500,000
2005 NYN $6,782,500
2004 NYN $5,000,000
2003 NYN $3,000,000
2002 NYN $4,300,000
2001 NYN $3,000,000
2000 TBA $1,000,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
9 yrPrevious$30,182,500
9 yrTotal$30,182,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
14 y 17 dSeth Levinson

Details
  • released 6/13/08 designated for assignment 6/10/08 contract purchased 3/27/08 signed as a free agent from CHC 2/11/08 (minor-league contract)
  • CHC declined $4.75M 08 option 11/3/07
  • acquired in trade from BAL 8/30/07 signed as a free agent from NYM 2/07, 1 year/$3.1M (07)+$4.75M 08 club option $0.1M buyout
  • $0.25M performance bonus annually:$50K 180, $0.1M 190,200 innings pitched
  • 2 year/$8M (03-04)+05 extension, 06 opt
  • club exercised $2.5M 06 club option 10/05
  • signed extension 4/04 guaranteeing $5M 05 opt+$1M bonuses, adding 06 cl, player, vesting options (innings pitched)
  • re-signed 12/02, 03:$3M, 04:$5M, 05 option vests with 180 innings pitched 04 & 360 innings pitched 03-04
  • 2 year/$7M, $1M signing bonus ($0.5M 7/01, 7/02) 01:$2.5M, 02:$3.5M
  • $3M bonuses
  • additional $1M 02 salary for 210 innings pitched in 01
  • recalled 6/01
  • 00:$4M bonuses
  • signed as a free agent from 12/00

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
2015-03-11 12:00:00 (link to chat)Favorite Pedro experience ever?
(Jeff from UK)
Probably this game

http://www.baseball-reference.com/boxes/BOS/BOS200005060.shtml

Steve Trachsel beating Pedro when he was at the height of his powers. (Jim Walsh)


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