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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
11 40 83 2 5 0 5.20 0.5
Birth Date1-15-1979
Height6' 2"
Weight190 lbs
Age41 years, 0 months, 5 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
2002 SDN MLB 3 2 10.7 0 1 0 13 14 10 4 101 11.0 11.8 3.4 8.4 0% .300 2.53 9.81 9.28 111 5.23 112.2 0.0
2003 SDN MLB 6 6 34.7 1 3 0 31 15 24 10 97 8.0 3.9 2.6 6.2 0% .212 1.33 6.63 3.63 112 4.76 99.8 0.4
2004 FLO MLB 31 0 37.7 1 1 0 37 21 33 6 91 8.8 5.0 1.4 7.9 0% .292 1.54 5.01 5.50 112 5.33 110.0 0.1
CareerMLB40883.025081506720958.85.42.27.337%.2601.586.315.201125.08106.00.5

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-
1998 IDA Rk PIO 15 15 68.7 4 5 0 67 87 79 2 8.8 11.4 0.3 10.3 0% -.387 2.24 6.18 6.03 0 0.00 0.0
1999 FTW A MDW 28 28 144.7 6 10 0 123 110 131 17 7.7 6.8 1.1 8.1 0% -.411 1.61 5.73 4.73 0 0.00 0.0
2000 RCU A+ CLF 32 19 107.3 5 11 0 88 111 150 8 7.4 9.3 0.7 12.6 0% -.296 1.85 4.98 6.37 0 0.00 0.0
2001 LEL A+ CLF 18 18 101.7 8 2 0 86 32 107 4 7.6 2.8 0.4 9.5 0% -.573 1.16 3.10 2.83 0 0.00 0.0
2001 MOB AA SOU 7 5 30.0 2 0 0 17 15 29 3 5.1 4.5 0.9 8.7 0% -.298 1.07 4.06 2.40 0 0.00 0.0
2002 SDN MLB NL 3 2 10.7 0 1 0 13 14 10 4 101 11.0 11.8 3.4 8.4 0% .300 2.53 9.81 9.28 111 5.23 112.2
2002 MOB AA SOU 6 6 33.0 3 1 0 26 16 30 2 7.1 4.4 0.5 8.2 0% .279 1.27 3.53 2.18 0 0.00 0.0
2002 POR AAA PCL 11 7 45.0 0 4 0 47 15 25 10 9.4 3.0 2.0 5.0 0% .259 1.38 6.36 6.20 0 0.00 0.0
2003 SDN MLB NL 6 6 34.7 1 3 0 31 15 24 10 97 8.0 3.9 2.6 6.2 0% .212 1.33 6.63 3.63 112 4.76 99.8
2003 POR AAA PCL 22 22 130.7 7 9 0 118 49 68 17 8.1 3.4 1.2 4.7 0% .246 1.28 5.21 4.54 0 0.00 0.0
2004 FLO MLB NL 31 0 37.7 1 1 0 37 21 33 6 91 8.8 5.0 1.4 7.9 0% .292 1.54 5.01 5.50 112 5.33 110.0
2004 ABQ AAA PCL 23 0 34.3 3 0 1 29 22 28 3 7.6 5.8 0.8 7.3 0% .265 1.49 4.93 3.67 0 0.00 0.0
2005 ABQ AAA PCL 54 3 83.7 6 3 2 85 29 87 13 16 9.1 3.1 1.4 9.4 0% -.537 1.36 4.67 4.62 91 3.51 69.3
2006 BUF AAA INT 34 0 40.1 2 1 11 38 14 21 1 100 8.5 3.1 0.2 4.7 0% .280 1.30 3.70 4.04 119 5.53 116.1
2006 SYR AAA INT 11 0 16.0 1 1 0 21 7 8 6 112 11.8 3.9 3.4 4.5 0% .278 1.75 8.26 9.00 119 6.09 127.8
2007 IOW AAA PCL 55 0 82.0 6 9 2 84 24 68 13 115 9.2 2.6 1.4 7.5 0% .298 1.32 4.95 4.28 100 3.68 75.5
2008 HUN AA SOU 4 0 6.7 0 1 0 8 4 2 0 110 10.7 5.4 0.0 2.7 0% .348 1.79 5.33 6.72 116 6.89 140.9
2008 NAS AAA PCL 31 2 59.0 2 6 1 66 22 41 5 103 10.1 3.4 0.8 6.3 0% .311 1.49 4.41 4.73 99 4.98 101.9

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
2006-07-28 2006-08-04 Minors 7 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2005 TOR $316,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$316,000
1 yrTotal$316,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 153 d

Details
  • signed as a free agent from CLE 7/06 (minor-league contract)
  • sent to minor-league camp 3/06 signed as a free agent from FL 12/05 (minor-league contract) sent outright to Triple-A 3/05 optioned to Triple-A 3/05 re-signed 2/05, 1 year/$0.316M (05) (split contract) recalled 9/04 optioned to Triple-A 8/04 recalled 5/04 optioned to Triple-A 4/04 acquired in trade from SD 4/04 optioned to Triple-A 3/04 re-signed 3/04 recalled 8/03 optioned to Triple-A 3/03 signed 2/03 Double-A 5/02 recalled 4/03 optioned 3/02 signed 2/02 40-m 11/01 TN (High School) 97 2-_

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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