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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
25 1022 1548.7 80 109 321 4.36 -0.6
Birth Date5-22-1966
Height6' 3"
Weight170 lbs
Age53 years, 0 months, 1 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
1987 BAL MLB 6 5 31.3 1 3 0 38 15 17 7 100 10.9 4.3 2.0 4.9 44% .298 1.69 6.11 6.03 112 7.12 149.5 -0.5
1990 BAL MLB 7 7 46.7 3 2 0 37 27 24 2 97 7.1 5.2 0.4 4.6 47% .236 1.37 4.12 3.86 118 5.39 125.5 -0.1
1991 BAL MLB 23 23 123.7 6 11 0 151 62 64 11 99 11.0 4.5 0.8 4.7 38% .329 1.72 4.60 5.97 129 8.38 194.1 -4.6
1992 BAL 0 13 12 67.7 3 8 0 77 27 22 9 98 10.2 3.6 1.2 2.9 42% .283 1.54 5.15 5.19 125 6.19 150.1 -1.0
1992 CLE 0 15 15 93.0 4 4 0 92 43 40 5 105 8.9 4.2 0.5 3.9 35% .281 1.45 4.07 4.16 125 6.53 158.3 -1.8
1993 CLE MLB 34 33 208.7 10 12 0 232 62 118 21 101 10.0 2.7 0.9 5.1 45% .306 1.41 4.16 4.92 100 5.11 110.1 1.2
1994 CLE MLB 51 0 73.0 7 5 2 71 26 63 3 101 8.8 3.2 0.4 7.8 52% .309 1.33 3.19 3.82 82 3.54 71.4 1.6
1995 CLE MLB 62 0 64.0 3 0 46 49 17 58 3 98 6.9 2.4 0.4 8.2 54% .267 1.03 2.73 1.13 74 3.16 64.6 1.6
1996 CLE MLB 69 0 72.3 2 7 39 69 28 64 6 100 8.6 3.5 0.7 8.0 47% .310 1.34 3.84 3.73 90 4.92 97.2 0.5
1997 CLE MLB 66 0 82.3 4 4 16 83 28 69 7 97 9.1 3.1 0.8 7.5 43% .305 1.35 3.70 2.40 95 5.58 116.1 -0.2
1998 CLE 0 44 0 54.0 3 4 1 61 20 35 7 103 10.2 3.3 1.2 5.8 49% .303 1.50 4.94 5.17 108 6.74 139.7 -0.8
1998 SFN 0 32 0 30.7 5 3 0 30 18 28 1 98 8.8 5.3 0.3 8.2 52% .315 1.57 3.42 3.52 107 6.75 139.9 -0.5
1999 SEA MLB 68 0 68.7 3 6 33 84 40 42 11 99 11.0 5.2 1.4 5.5 44% .320 1.81 5.97 4.98 111 6.91 134.4 -0.9
2000 SEA MLB 66 0 80.7 4 6 1 89 41 84 11 89 9.9 4.6 1.2 9.4 44% .338 1.61 4.62 5.36 89 3.42 65.7 1.9
2001 PHI MLB 71 0 69.3 3 3 42 65 20 59 4 93 8.4 2.6 0.5 7.7 49% .296 1.23 3.00 2.34 92 3.96 82.1 1.1
2002 PHI MLB 74 0 75.7 4 6 45 65 39 64 5 94 7.7 4.6 0.6 7.6 49% .274 1.37 3.74 2.97 101 4.51 96.7 0.7
2003 PHI MLB 61 0 58.0 5 7 24 71 31 45 7 95 11.0 4.8 1.1 7.0 45% .339 1.76 4.64 6.52 103 5.40 113.2 0.0
2004 PIT MLB 70 0 69.3 5 2 43 78 20 37 6 92 10.1 2.6 0.8 4.8 48% .312 1.41 3.91 3.25 105 5.62 116.0 0.0
2005 PIT MLB 55 0 56.7 2 8 27 61 26 37 7 103 9.7 4.1 1.1 5.9 47% .293 1.54 4.82 4.76 114 6.38 137.4 -0.6
2006 COL MLB 79 0 72.3 1 5 1 73 36 39 9 105 9.1 4.5 1.1 4.9 47% .283 1.51 5.34 3.86 117 6.99 142.5 -1.0
2007 DET 0 16 0 11.7 1 1 0 19 6 9 3 100 14.7 4.6 2.3 6.9 43% .390 2.14 6.64 12.34 117 6.51 134.6 -0.1
2007 PHI 0 40 0 39.0 1 2 1 34 19 20 6 106 7.8 4.4 1.4 4.6 47% .228 1.36 5.76 5.54 125 7.76 160.6 -1.0
1992 TOT MLB 28 27 160.7 7 12 0 169 70 62 14 102 9.5 3.9 0.8 3.5 38% .282 1.49 4.52 4.59 125 6.39 154.9 -2.8
1998 TOT MLB 76 0 84.7 8 7 1 91 38 63 8 101 9.7 4.0 0.9 6.7 50% .307 1.52 4.39 4.57 108 6.75 139.8 -1.3
2007 TOT MLB 56 0 50.7 2 3 1 53 25 29 9 105 9.4 4.4 1.6 5.2 46% .268 1.54 5.96 7.11 123 7.47 154.6 -1.1
CareerMLB1022951548.78010932116296511038151999.53.80.96.045%.3011.474.324.361075.43116.6-0.6

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-
1983 FLO A SAL 28 27 141.3 6 12 0 153 93 91 14 9.7 5.9 0.9 5.8 0% .000 1.74 5.38 5.48 0 0.00 0.0
1984 FLO A SAL 7 7 38.3 4 3 0 38 25 35 3 8.9 5.9 0.7 8.2 0% .000 1.64 3.98 3.76 0 0.00 0.0
1984 KIN A+ CRL 10 9 50.7 5 2 0 51 28 24 2 9.1 5.0 0.4 4.3 0% .000 1.56 4.18 3.91 0 0.00 0.0
1985 KIN A+ CRL 30 20 106.7 5 10 1 110 79 71 11 9.3 6.7 0.9 6.0 0% .000 1.77 5.33 6.16 0 0.00 0.0
1986 VEN A+ CLF 24 24 142.3 10 6 0 141 58 113 6 8.9 3.7 0.4 7.1 0% .000 1.40 3.50 3.86 0 0.00 0.0
1986 KNX AA SOU 9 8 41.3 2 2 0 40 23 30 6 8.7 5.0 1.3 6.5 0% .000 1.53 5.07 4.36 0 0.00 0.0
1987 BAL MLB AL 6 5 31.3 1 3 0 38 15 17 7 100 10.9 4.3 2.0 4.9 44% .298 1.69 6.11 6.03 112 7.12 149.5
1987 KNX AA SOU 35 35 193.3 10 13 0 206 104 115 19 9.6 4.8 0.9 5.4 0% .000 1.60 4.68 5.21 0 0.00 0.0
1988 ROC AAA INT 11 2 15.7 0 3 0 21 14 15 2 12.0 8.0 1.1 8.6 0% .000 2.23 5.29 8.60 0 0.00 0.0
1989 HAG AA EAS 3 3 13.0 0 0 0 9 4 12 0 6.2 2.8 0.0 8.3 0% .000 1.00 1.85 1.38 0 0.00 0.0
1989 ROC AAA INT 7 1 10.0 0 2 0 10 6 3 2 9.0 5.4 1.8 2.7 0% .000 1.60 6.56 5.40 0 0.00 0.0
1990 BAL MLB AL 7 7 46.7 3 2 0 37 27 24 2 97 7.1 5.2 0.4 4.6 47% .236 1.37 4.12 3.86 118 5.39 125.5
1990 HAG AA EAS 15 15 79.0 5 5 0 77 30 72 4 8.8 3.4 0.5 8.2 0% .000 1.35 2.83 3.42 0 0.00 0.0
1990 ROC AAA INT 4 4 26.0 1 2 0 21 12 23 2 7.3 4.2 0.7 8.0 0% .000 1.27 3.54 2.42 0 0.00 0.0
1991 BAL MLB AL 23 23 123.7 6 11 0 151 62 64 11 99 11.0 4.5 0.8 4.7 38% .329 1.72 4.60 5.97 129 8.38 194.1
1991 ROC AAA INT 8 8 51.3 3 3 0 37 30 48 4 6.5 5.3 0.7 8.4 0% .000 1.31 4.00 3.86 0 0.00 0.0
1992 BAL MLB AL 13 12 67.7 3 8 0 77 27 22 9 98 10.2 3.6 1.2 2.9 42% .283 1.54 5.15 5.19 125 6.19 150.1
1992 CLE MLB AL 15 15 93.0 4 4 0 92 43 40 5 105 8.9 4.2 0.5 3.9 35% .281 1.45 4.07 4.16 125 6.53 158.3
1993 CLE MLB AL 34 33 208.7 10 12 0 232 62 118 21 101 10.0 2.7 0.9 5.1 45% .306 1.41 4.16 4.92 100 5.11 110.1
1994 CLE MLB AL 51 0 73.0 7 5 2 71 26 63 3 101 8.8 3.2 0.4 7.8 52% .309 1.33 3.19 3.82 82 3.54 71.4
1995 CLE MLB AL 62 0 64.0 3 0 46 49 17 58 3 98 6.9 2.4 0.4 8.2 54% .267 1.03 2.73 1.13 74 3.16 64.6
1996 CLE MLB AL 69 0 72.3 2 7 39 69 28 64 6 100 8.6 3.5 0.7 8.0 47% .310 1.34 3.84 3.73 90 4.92 97.2
1997 CLE MLB AL 66 0 82.3 4 4 16 83 28 69 7 97 9.1 3.1 0.8 7.5 43% .305 1.35 3.70 2.40 95 5.58 116.1
1998 CLE MLB AL 44 0 54.0 3 4 1 61 20 35 7 103 10.2 3.3 1.2 5.8 49% .303 1.50 4.94 5.17 108 6.74 139.7
1998 SFN MLB NL 32 0 30.7 5 3 0 30 18 28 1 98 8.8 5.3 0.3 8.2 52% .315 1.57 3.42 3.52 107 6.75 139.9
1999 SEA MLB AL 68 0 68.7 3 6 33 84 40 42 11 99 11.0 5.2 1.4 5.5 44% .320 1.81 5.97 4.98 111 6.91 134.4
2000 SEA MLB AL 66 0 80.7 4 6 1 89 41 84 11 89 9.9 4.6 1.2 9.4 44% .338 1.61 4.62 5.36 89 3.42 65.7
2001 PHI MLB NL 71 0 69.3 3 3 42 65 20 59 4 93 8.4 2.6 0.5 7.7 49% .296 1.23 3.00 2.34 92 3.96 82.1
2002 PHI MLB NL 74 0 75.7 4 6 45 65 39 64 5 94 7.7 4.6 0.6 7.6 49% .274 1.37 3.74 2.97 101 4.51 96.7
2003 PHI MLB NL 61 0 58.0 5 7 24 71 31 45 7 95 11.0 4.8 1.1 7.0 45% .339 1.76 4.64 6.52 103 5.40 113.2
2004 PIT MLB NL 70 0 69.3 5 2 43 78 20 37 6 92 10.1 2.6 0.8 4.8 48% .312 1.41 3.91 3.25 105 5.62 116.0
2005 PIT MLB NL 55 0 56.7 2 8 27 61 26 37 7 103 9.7 4.1 1.1 5.9 47% .293 1.54 4.82 4.76 114 6.38 137.4
2006 COL MLB NL 79 0 72.3 1 5 1 73 36 39 9 105 9.1 4.5 1.1 4.9 47% .283 1.51 5.34 3.86 117 6.99 142.5
2007 DET MLB AL 16 0 11.7 1 1 0 19 6 9 3 100 14.7 4.6 2.3 6.9 43% .390 2.14 6.64 12.34 117 6.51 134.6
2007 PHI MLB NL 40 0 39.0 1 2 1 34 19 20 6 106 7.8 4.4 1.4 4.6 47% .228 1.36 5.76 5.54 125 7.76 160.6
2007 TOL AAA INT 1 1 2.0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 88 9.0 0.0 0.0 4.5 86% .286 1.00 2.17 0.00 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
2007-04-17 2007-05-05 15-DL 18 15 Right Groin Strain -
1991-08-21 1991-09-06 15-DL 16 13 Right Elbow Inflammation - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2007 DET $2,500,000
2007 PHI $2,500,000
2006 COL $2,000,000
2005 PIT $2,000,000
2004 PIT $800,000
2003 PHI $4,750,000
2002 PHI $4,200,000
2001 PHI $2,900,000
2000 SEA $3,950,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
8 yrPrevious$25,600,000
8 yrTotal$25,600,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
17 y 28 dMitch Frankel

Details
  • signed as a free agent from DET 6/9/07
  • released 6/3/07
  • signed as a free agent from COL 12/06, 1 year/$2.5M (07)+performance bonus:$50K each 30,35,40,45,50 games finished
  • award bonus:$75K All-Star, $50K Rolaids ($50K 2nd-5th), $0.1M CY ($0.1M 2nd, $50K 3rd), $50K LCSMVP, $0.1M WSMVP
  • CO declined $3M 07 option 11/06
  • signed as a free agent from PIT 12/05, 1 year/$2.5M (06)+$3M 07 club option ($0.5M buyout), 06:$2M, 07:$3M club option ($0.5M buyout)
  • PIT declined 06 option 10/05
  • re-signed 11/04, 1 year/$2.5M (05), plus $4M 06 club option $0.5M buyout
  • 05:$2M
  • signed as a free agent from PHI 1/04 (minor-league contract), 1 year/$0.8M+$0.45M bonuses
  • PHI declined 04 opt
  • USAT:$5.2M 03 comp
  • 1 year/$4.75M (03)+$5.5M 04 club option
  • 1-year/$4.75M extension 4/02
  • 04:$5.5M club option $0.25M buyout
  • option vests with 55 games finished in `03
  • 2 year/$6.8M (01-02) incl $1M signing bonus
  • 01:$2.4M, 02:$3.4M
  • $2.2M in additional bonuses
  • signed as a free agent from 11/00

2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

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