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2018 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 41)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date4-19-1977
Height6' 3"
Weight205 lbs
Age40 years, 10 months, 0 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
-0.22014
-1.52015
2016
2017
-0.42018
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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
2001 PIT MLB 42 15 115.3 7 11 0 131 49 58 12 .262 100 10.2 3.8 0.9 4.5 61% .308 .270 1.56 4.78 5.23 116 5.56 115.3 0.1
2002 PIT MLB 53 8 85.3 2 5 0 88 45 53 9 .256 100 9.3 4.7 0.9 5.6 62% .284 .279 1.56 4.72 4.64 115 6.23 133.7 -0.7
2003 PIT MLB 69 0 62.3 1 3 0 69 33 42 7 .263 102 10.0 4.8 1.0 6.1 49% .326 .285 1.64 4.86 5.05 112 7.75 162.4 -1.6
2004 MIN MLB 3 0 1.7 0 0 0 8 2 2 1 .253 98 43.2 10.8 5.4 10.8 45% .700 .559 6.00 12.15 43.20 107 7.53 155.3 -0.0
2005 TBA MLB 7 0 11.0 0 0 0 15 4 3 1 .270 102 12.3 3.3 0.8 2.5 43% .326 .294 1.73 4.77 3.27 114 6.17 132.8 -0.1
2006 LAN MLB 62 0 70.0 2 1 2 70 21 30 7 .264 94 9.0 2.7 0.9 3.9 58% .266 .256 1.30 4.44 2.96 117 5.16 105.2 0.4
2007 LAN MLB 83 0 67.3 4 2 1 63 24 39 1 .259 100 8.4 3.2 0.1 5.2 49% .287 .234 1.29 3.31 3.88 108 5.23 108.3 0.2
2008 LAN MLB 71 0 49.0 5 1 0 50 21 32 0 .263 92 9.2 3.9 0.0 5.9 48% .316 .254 1.45 3.26 2.02 112 5.46 116.5 -0.1
2009 COL 0 26 0 15.7 0 1 0 19 4 11 2 .279 99 10.9 2.3 1.1 6.3 43% .333 .296 1.47 4.07 4.02 112 6.52 139.7 -0.2
2009 WAS 0 45 0 39.7 1 5 1 38 15 24 3 .269 96 8.6 3.4 0.7 5.4 40% .271 .269 1.34 4.03 3.40 107 5.63 120.7 -0.2
2010 COL MLB 71 0 45.0 1 2 0 46 15 21 5 .279 102 9.2 3.0 1.0 4.2 44% .279 .261 1.36 4.61 3.40 122 6.04 136.5 -0.6
2011 PIT MLB 35 0 25.3 1 1 0 34 9 17 6 .262 97 12.1 3.2 2.1 6.0 44% .333 .319 1.70 5.91 5.33 124 6.70 155.8 -0.6
2014 SEA MLB 56 0 45.0 3 1 0 39 14 25 4 .256 91 7.8 2.8 0.8 5.0 51% .250 .258 1.18 4.20 2.20 121 4.87 119.4 -0.2
2015 SEA MLB 53 0 47.3 2 1 1 49 16 22 8 .263 98 9.3 3.0 1.5 4.2 45% .275 .290 1.37 5.44 3.99 135 7.41 173.2 -1.5
2009 TOT MLB 71 0 55.3 1 6 1 57 19 35 5 .272 97 9.3 3.1 0.8 5.7 41% .289 .277 1.37 4.04 3.58 108 5.88 126.1 -0.4
CareerMLB67623680.02934571927237966.263989.53.60.95.051%.294.2711.464.494.061165.96128.7-5.2

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-
1998 ERI A- 17 6 47.0 1 4 0 56 22 37 6 .000 10.7 4.2 1.1 7.1 0% -.769 .000 1.66 5.32 6.32 0 0.00 0.0
1999 HIC A 29 22 130.0 5 11 0 146 43 102 12 .000 10.1 3.0 0.8 7.1 0% -.854 .000 1.45 4.17 4.43 0 0.00 0.0
2000 LYN A+ 18 18 120.7 10 6 0 111 44 82 6 .000 8.3 3.3 0.4 6.1 0% -.789 .000 1.28 3.82 3.36 0 0.00 0.0
2000 ALT AA 10 10 62.7 1 6 0 72 21 28 8 .000 10.3 3.0 1.1 4.0 0% -1.123 .000 1.48 5.17 4.16 0 0.00 0.0
2001 PIT MLB 42 15 115.3 7 11 0 131 49 58 12 .262 100 10.2 3.8 0.9 4.5 61% .308 .270 1.56 4.78 5.23 116 5.56 115.3
2002 PIT MLB 53 8 85.3 2 5 0 88 45 53 9 .256 100 9.3 4.7 0.9 5.6 62% .284 .279 1.56 4.72 4.64 115 6.23 133.7
2003 PIT MLB 69 0 62.3 1 3 0 69 33 42 7 .263 102 10.0 4.8 1.0 6.1 49% .326 .285 1.64 4.86 5.05 112 7.75 162.4
2004 MIN MLB 3 0 1.7 0 0 0 8 2 2 1 .253 98 43.2 10.8 5.4 10.8 45% .700 .559 6.00 12.15 43.20 107 7.53 155.3
2004 ROC AAA 49 1 62.0 2 4 2 83 24 44 12 .000 12.0 3.5 1.7 6.4 0% .341 .000 1.73 5.61 6.97 0 0.00 0.0
2005 TBA MLB 7 0 11.0 0 0 0 15 4 3 1 .270 102 12.3 3.3 0.8 2.5 43% .326 .294 1.73 4.77 3.27 114 6.17 132.8
2005 DUR AAA 48 0 52.7 1 2 0 58 21 36 3 .253 32 9.9 3.6 0.5 6.1 59% .316 .208 1.50 3.83 3.93 105 5.72 106.3
2006 LAN MLB 62 0 70.0 2 1 2 70 21 30 7 .264 94 9.0 2.7 0.9 3.9 58% .266 .256 1.30 4.44 2.96 117 5.16 105.2
2006 LVG AAA 10 0 13.1 3 0 0 9 4 9 0 .269 111 6.2 2.7 0.0 6.2 56% .281 .210 0.99 2.88 1.37 106 0.00 0.0
2007 LAN MLB 83 0 67.3 4 2 1 63 24 39 1 .259 100 8.4 3.2 0.1 5.2 49% .287 .234 1.29 3.31 3.88 108 5.23 108.3
2008 LAN MLB 71 0 49.0 5 1 0 50 21 32 0 .263 92 9.2 3.9 0.0 5.9 48% .316 .254 1.45 3.26 2.02 112 5.46 116.5
2009 COL MLB 26 0 15.7 0 1 0 19 4 11 2 .279 99 10.9 2.3 1.1 6.3 43% .333 .296 1.47 4.07 4.02 112 6.52 139.7
2009 WAS MLB 45 0 39.7 1 5 1 38 15 24 3 .269 96 8.6 3.4 0.7 5.4 40% .271 .269 1.34 4.03 3.40 107 5.63 120.7
2009 POT A+ 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 .263 104 63.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 44% .778 .635 7.00 3.35 45.00 106 7.58 119.3
2010 COL MLB 71 0 45.0 1 2 0 46 15 21 5 .279 102 9.2 3.0 1.0 4.2 44% .279 .261 1.36 4.61 3.40 122 6.04 136.5
2010 CSP AAA 2 0 2.7 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 .258 82 6.7 0.0 0.0 6.7 38% .250 .138 0.74 2.10 0.00 101 4.02 97.0
2011 PIT MLB 35 0 25.3 1 1 0 34 9 17 6 .262 97 12.1 3.2 2.1 6.0 44% .333 .319 1.70 5.91 5.33 124 6.70 155.8
2011 BRD A+ 2 2 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .283 113 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 75% .000 .017 0.00 1.37 0.00 90 3.98 99.7
2011 ALT AA 4 2 3.3 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 .281 81 5.4 2.7 0.0 2.7 30% .200 .146 0.90 3.70 0.00 105 5.11 105.6
2011 IND AAA 2 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 .255 95 0.0 0.0 0.0 13.5 100% .000 -.005 0.00 0.23 0.00 92 3.95 98.2
2013 GWN AAA 30 0 33.0 1 2 0 34 16 24 6 .253 104 9.3 4.4 1.6 6.5 39% .272 .284 1.52 5.74 4.36 112 4.94 108.0
2014 SEA MLB 56 0 45.0 3 1 0 39 14 25 4 .256 91 7.8 2.8 0.8 5.0 51% .250 .258 1.18 4.20 2.20 121 4.87 119.4
2015 SEA MLB 53 0 47.3 2 1 1 49 16 22 8 .263 98 9.3 3.0 1.5 4.2 45% .275 .290 1.37 5.44 3.99 135 7.41 173.2
2015 TAC AAA 6 0 6.3 1 0 0 8 2 8 0 .261 107 11.4 2.8 0.0 11.4 53% .421 .256 1.58 2.01 4.26 96 3.37 95.0
2016 OMA AAA 12 0 14.7 0 0 0 20 8 6 1 .279 12.3 4.9 0.6 3.7 41% .358 .328 1.91 5.42 4.30 121 8.34 126.7

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 799 0.4681 0.4443 0.7859 0.5802 0.3247 0.8571 0.6739 0.2141
2009 859 0.5239 0.4494 0.8238 0.6000 0.2836 0.8741 0.7069 0.1762
2010 677 0.4978 0.4609 0.7821 0.6231 0.3000 0.8238 0.6961 0.2179
2011 429 0.4872 0.4592 0.7868 0.6316 0.2955 0.8258 0.7077 0.2132
2014 598 0.4599 0.4599 0.8036 0.6073 0.3344 0.8982 0.6574 0.1964
2015 690 0.4841 0.4652 0.8349 0.6647 0.2781 0.8829 0.7273 0.1651
Career40520.48840.45560.80440.61540.30230.86230.69480.1956

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
2012-05-01 2012-05-01 FA 0 0 Left Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery Bothered for Several Years 2012-05-01 -
2012-02-25 2012-03-08 Camp 12 0 Left Elbow Soreness - -
2011-05-28 2011-07-15 15-DL 48 41 Left Elbow Inflammation Medial Epicondylitis -
2011-03-25 2011-03-31 Camp 6 0 Left Elbow Soreness -
2011-02-27 2011-03-14 Camp 15 0 Left Forearm Tightness -
2009-04-21 2009-05-06 15-DL 15 13 Left Hip Strain Hip Flexor -
2007-07-04 2007-07-06 DTD 2 2 General Medical Illness Irregular Heartbeat -
2006-10-04 2006-10-07 DTD 3 0 Left Fingers Laceration Little Finger -
2004-03-16 2004-03-24 Camp 8 0 Low Back Soreness -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 KCA $
2015 SEA $
2014 SEA $850,000
2013 ATL $
2012 TEX $
2011 PIT $
2010 COL $850,000
2009 WAS $2,000,000
2008 LAN $1,925,000
2007 LAN $925,000
2004 MIN $535,000
2003 PIT $322,000
2002 PIT $227,000
2001 PIT $200,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
9 yrPrevious$7,834,000
9 yrTotal$7,834,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
10 y 153 dJoe Sroba1 year (2016)

Details
  • 1 year (2016). Signed by Kansas City as a free agent 6/6/16 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2015). Signed by Texas as a free agent 3/6/15 (minor-league contract). Released by Texas 3/23/15. Signed by Seattle as a free agent 4/2/15 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Seattle 5/4/15. Placed on restricted list 5/29/15, reinstated 5/30/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by Seattle as a free agent 1/23/14 (minor-league contract). Salary of $0.85M in majors. Contract selected by Seattle 3/30/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by Atlanta as a free agent 5/18/13 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by Texas as a free agent 2/6/12 (minor-league contract). Released by Texas 3/26/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 1/28/11 (minor-league contract). $1.75M salary in majors. $0.3M in performance bonuses. Contract purchased by Pittsburgh 4/15/11. DFA by Pittsburgh 8/23/11. Released 8/30/11.
  • 1 year/$0.85M (2010). Re-signed by Colorado as a free agent 3/23/10 (minor-league contract). $0.85M salary in majors. Contract purchased by Colorado 4/16/10.
  • 1 year/$2M (2009). Signed by Washington as a free agent 3/18/09. Up to $0.25M in performance bonuses (60-80 games). Acquired by Colorado in trade from Washington 7/31/09 (Nationals paid Rockies undisclosed amount of cash in the deal).
  • 1 year/$1.925M (2008). Re-signed 2/1/08 (avoided arbitration, $2.15M-$1.7M). Performance bonuses: $40,000 each for 50, 60, 70, 85 games.
  • 1 year/$0.9125M (2007). Re-signed 2/07 (lost arbitration, $1.25M-$0.9125M).
  • 1 year (2006). Signed as a free agent 1/06 (minor-league contract). DFA (by Tampa Bay) 11/05.
  • 1 year (2005). Contract purchased 7/05. Signed as a free agent 12/04 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.535M (2004).
  • 1 year/$0.322M (2003)

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2010-12-20 13:00:00 (link to chat)Who is your #1 target as the Phillies' LOOGY, free agent or otherwise?
(Bill Baer from Philly)
Dennys Reyes. Oh wait, nevermind. Scott Eyre still retired? How about the JC Romero from 2007? I think Joe Beimel would be a good fit. I'd also take a flier on Ron Mahay. Realistically, I'd be more comfortable forgoing the idea of a LOOGY and just building a solid overall bullpen. And as iffy as Romero looked last year, he still finished 2nd to Boone Logan in my 2010 LOOGY Awards, which measured the numbers lefty batters produced against a lefty specialist, relative to how those same batters performed against all other lefty pitchers. Maybe bring him back at a bargain price. (Eric Seidman)
2010-02-09 13:00:00 (link to chat)Are there any free agents left unsigned who could be useful to contending teams?
(garethbluejays1 from Newcastle, UK)
I realize it's a well-kept secret that Johnny Damon is still looking for work. Beyond him, Russell Branyan, Rocco Baldelli, Joe Beimel, Carlos Delgado, Jermaine Dye, Pedro Martinez, Chan Ho Park, John Smoltz, Gary Sheffield and Jarrod Washburn all strike me as players who could help somebody win. Not necessarily by getting 500 PA worth of playing time, mind you, and maybe not getting enough playing time to satisfy their own estimations of their talent. Park can pitch out of my bullpen, but if he wants to start, fuggedaboutit. (Jay Jaffe)


BP Roundtables

DateRoundtable NameComment
2009-10-12 15:00:00Phillies/Rockies Playoffs RoundtableHere comes Joe Beimel. Just in time. LOL.
(John Perrotto)
2009-10-12 15:00:00Phillies/Rockies Playoffs RoundtableI was just about to type the same thing, Joe -- Why is Joe Beimel on the roster if not for this moment? (Steven Goldman)
 

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