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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
15 112 124.7 5 4 1 4.55 1.8
Birth Date4-29-1974
Height6' 3"
Weight205 lbs
Age45 years, 5 months, 24 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.
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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
2000 CIN MLB 12 0 14.0 0 0 0 12 8 13 2 119 7.7 5.1 1.3 8.4 0% .270 1.43 4.76 4.50 105 5.19 99.9 0.1
2001 CIN MLB 56 0 53.0 3 2 0 55 30 59 6 105 9.3 5.1 1.0 10.0 0% .338 1.60 3.94 4.08 95 4.13 85.6 0.7
2002 PHI MLB 31 3 39.0 2 2 0 32 25 40 2 96 7.4 5.8 0.5 9.2 0% .291 1.46 3.64 4.62 95 3.73 80.1 0.7
2003 PHI MLB 13 0 18.7 0 0 1 18 12 15 5 96 8.7 5.8 2.4 7.2 0% .245 1.61 6.93 5.79 98 4.06 85.1 0.3
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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.
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-
1993 OSC A+ FSL 2 2 8.7 1 1 0 9 6 5 0 9.3 6.2 0.0 5.2 0% .000 1.72 4.10 5.17 0 0.00 0.0
1994 OSC A+ FSL 25 25 136.7 6 13 0 123 79 88 5 8.1 5.2 0.3 5.8 0% .000 1.48 4.11 3.95 0 0.00 0.0
1995 KIS A+ FSL 19 17 104.0 6 8 0 96 37 75 2 8.3 3.2 0.2 6.5 0% .000 1.28 2.98 3.46 0 0.00 0.0
1995 CCH AA TXS 8 7 30.0 1 4 0 36 32 20 5 10.8 9.6 1.5 6.0 0% .000 2.27 7.24 7.80 0 0.00 0.0
1996 KIS A+ FSL 56 0 80.0 3 5 3 78 48 68 4 8.8 5.4 0.5 7.7 0% .000 1.58 4.02 4.16 0 0.00 0.0
1997 PME AA EAS 31 17 129.7 11 3 0 129 54 125 10 9.0 3.7 0.7 8.7 0% .319 1.41 3.46 3.96 0 0.00 0.0
1997 CHR AAA INT 1 1 5.0 0 1 0 5 5 1 2 9.0 9.0 3.6 1.8 0% .176 2.00 11.02 9.00 0 0.00 0.0
1999 NOR AAA INT 2 2 6.0 0 0 0 3 1 2 1 4.5 1.5 1.5 3.0 0% -.500 0.67 5.43 1.50 0 0.00 0.0
2000 CIN MLB NL 12 0 14.0 0 0 0 12 8 13 2 119 7.7 5.1 1.3 8.4 0% .270 1.43 4.76 4.50 105 5.19 99.9
2000 LOU AAA INT 47 5 77.0 1 5 2 69 48 67 2 8.1 5.6 0.2 7.8 0% -.563 1.52 3.68 3.04 0 0.00 0.0
2000 Pon Wnt PRL 9 2 9.7 1 4 0 16 13 8 0 14.8 12.1 0.0 7.4 0% -.762 2.99 5.21 14.85 0 0.00 0.0
2001 CIN MLB NL 56 0 53.0 3 2 0 55 30 59 6 105 9.3 5.1 1.0 10.0 0% .338 1.60 3.94 4.08 95 4.13 85.6
2001 LOU AAA INT 12 0 13.3 1 0 1 12 6 13 0 8.1 4.1 0.0 8.8 0% -.600 1.35 2.79 1.35 0 0.00 0.0
2001 Pon Wnt PRL 8 6 41.3 4 1 0 33 13 35 2 7.2 2.8 0.4 7.6 0% -.620 1.11 2.61 2.18 0 0.00 0.0
2002 PHI MLB NL 31 3 39.0 2 2 0 32 25 40 2 96 7.4 5.8 0.5 9.2 0% .291 1.46 3.64 4.62 95 3.73 80.1
2002 SWB AAA INT 26 0 33.3 3 1 3 22 12 43 2 5.9 3.2 0.5 11.6 0% .274 1.02 2.46 1.62 0 0.00 0.0
2003 PHI MLB NL 13 0 18.7 0 0 1 18 12 15 5 96 8.7 5.8 2.4 7.2 0% .245 1.61 6.93 5.79 98 4.06 85.1
2003 REA AA EAS 1 1 2.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.0 4.5 0.0 0.0 0% .000 0.50 4.77 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2003 SWB AAA INT 14 2 32.0 0 3 0 34 11 20 2 9.6 3.1 0.6 5.6 0% .311 1.41 3.88 1.41 0 0.00 0.0
2003 Pon Wnt PRL 8 8 46.0 2 2 0 44 18 30 4 8.6 3.5 0.8 5.9 0% -.769 1.35 3.99 3.91 0 0.00 0.0
2005 OKL AAA PCL 22 0 31.7 4 0 1 31 19 31 1 23 8.8 5.4 0.3 8.8 0% -.588 1.58 3.76 1.70 91 4.84 95.3
2006 TOL AAA INT 26 0 32.1 3 2 1 36 18 25 1 91 10.1 5.0 0.3 7.0 0% .337 1.68 3.60 3.93 103 6.57 137.9
2007 GSV Wnt MPL 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 18.0 18.0 0.0 0.0 0% .400 4.00 8.71 9.00 0 0.00 0.0
2007 LIC Wnt DWL 3 0 3.3 0 0 0 3 1 3 0 8.2 2.7 0.0 8.2 0% .375 1.21 2.15 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2007 LIC Wnt DWL 2 0 3.7 0 0 0 3 0 4 0 7.3 0.0 0.0 9.7 0% .333 0.81 0.89 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2007 ZUL Wnt VWL 9 8 40.7 3 3 0 40 13 20 4 8.8 2.9 0.9 4.4 0% .271 1.30 4.28 3.54 0 0.00 0.0
2008 SLT mex MEX 6 6 34.0 3 2 0 35 15 27 1 9.3 4.0 0.3 7.1 0% .327 1.47 3.47 3.71 0 0.00 0.0
2009 PON Wnt PRL 4 3 11.3 0 3 0 20 4 13 3 15.9 3.2 2.4 10.4 0% .447 2.12 5.89 8.76 0 0.00 0.0

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
2003-04-16 2003-05-26 15-DL 40 36 Thigh Strain Hamstring -
1998-03-31 1998-09-28 60-DL 181 162 Left Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery 1998-03-21 -
1998-03-10 1998-03-31 Camp 21 0 Left Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 1998-03-21 -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2003 PHI $330,000
2002 PHI $255,000
2000 CIN $220,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$805,000
3 yrTotal$805,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 134 d

Details
  • signed as a free agent from PHI 2/05 (minor-league contract) assigned Triple-A 8/03 designated for assignment 7/03 1 year/$0.33M (03, split contract:$0.204M min) 2/03 recalled 9/02 7/02 Triple-A 6/02 recalled 5/02 Triple-A 3/02 1 year/$0.255M (02) 1/02 recalled 9/01

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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