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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 42)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date4-19-1977
Height6' 3"
Weight205 lbs
Age42 years, 7 months, 21 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
2001 PIT MLB 42 15 115.3 7 11 0 131 49 58 12 101 10.2 3.8 0.9 4.5 0% .308 1.56 4.78 5.23 110 7.05 146.2 -1.7
2002 PIT MLB 53 8 85.3 2 5 0 88 45 53 9 100 9.3 4.7 0.9 5.6 0% .284 1.56 4.72 4.64 109 5.79 124.2 -0.3
2003 PIT MLB 69 0 62.3 1 3 0 69 33 42 7 102 10.0 4.8 1.0 6.1 0% .326 1.64 4.86 5.05 110 6.36 133.3 -0.7
2004 MIN MLB 3 0 1.7 0 0 0 8 2 2 1 98 43.2 10.8 5.4 10.8 0% .700 6.00 12.15 43.20 90 2.55 52.7 0.1
2005 TBA MLB 7 0 11.0 0 0 0 15 4 3 1 102 12.3 3.3 0.8 2.5 0% .326 1.73 4.77 3.27 121 6.60 141.9 -0.1
2006 LAN MLB 62 0 70.0 2 1 2 70 21 30 7 94 9.0 2.7 0.9 3.9 0% .266 1.30 4.44 2.96 103 5.41 110.2 0.2
2007 LAN MLB 83 0 67.3 4 2 1 63 24 39 1 100 8.4 3.2 0.1 5.2 0% .287 1.29 3.31 3.88 99 4.76 98.4 0.5
2008 LAN MLB 71 0 49.0 5 1 0 50 21 32 0 92 9.2 3.9 0.0 5.9 0% .316 1.45 3.26 2.02 104 5.52 117.7 -0.1
2009 COL 0 26 0 15.7 0 1 0 19 4 11 2 99 10.9 2.3 1.1 6.3 0% .333 1.47 4.07 4.02 117 5.76 123.6 -0.1
2009 WAS 0 45 0 39.7 1 5 1 38 15 24 3 96 8.6 3.4 0.7 5.4 0% .271 1.34 4.03 3.40 115 5.95 127.7 -0.3
2010 COL MLB 71 0 45.0 1 2 0 46 15 21 5 102 9.2 3.0 1.0 4.2 0% .279 1.36 4.61 3.40 119 6.38 144.1 -0.8
2011 PIT MLB 35 0 25.3 1 1 0 34 9 17 6 97 12.1 3.2 2.1 6.0 0% .333 1.70 5.91 5.33 116 5.61 130.5 -0.3
2014 SEA MLB 56 0 45.0 3 1 0 39 14 25 4 90 7.8 2.8 0.8 5.0 0% .250 1.18 4.20 2.20 101 3.47 85.0 0.6
2015 SEA MLB 53 0 47.3 2 1 1 49 16 22 8 101 9.3 3.0 1.5 4.2 0% .275 1.37 5.44 3.99 125 6.56 153.3 -1.0
2009 TOT MLB 71 0 55.3 1 6 1 57 19 35 5 97 9.3 3.1 0.8 5.7 0% .000 1.37 4.04 3.58 116 5.90 126.5 -0.4
CareerMLB67623680.02934571927237966999.53.60.95.052%.2961.464.494.061095.84125.6-4.1

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 ERI A- NYP 17 6 47.0 1 4 0 56 22 37 6 10.7 4.2 1.1 7.1 0% -.769 1.66 5.32 6.32 0 0.00 0.0
1999 HIC A SAL 29 22 130.0 5 11 0 146 43 102 12 10.1 3.0 0.8 7.1 0% -.854 1.45 4.17 4.43 0 0.00 0.0
2000 LYN A+ CRL 18 18 120.7 10 6 0 111 44 82 6 8.3 3.3 0.4 6.1 0% -.789 1.28 3.82 3.36 0 0.00 0.0
2000 ALT AA EAS 10 10 62.7 1 6 0 72 21 28 8 10.3 3.0 1.1 4.0 0% -1.123 1.48 5.17 4.16 0 0.00 0.0
2001 PIT MLB NL 42 15 115.3 7 11 0 131 49 58 12 101 10.2 3.8 0.9 4.5 0% .308 1.56 4.78 5.23 110 7.05 146.2
2002 PIT MLB NL 53 8 85.3 2 5 0 88 45 53 9 100 9.3 4.7 0.9 5.6 0% .284 1.56 4.72 4.64 109 5.79 124.2
2003 PIT MLB NL 69 0 62.3 1 3 0 69 33 42 7 102 10.0 4.8 1.0 6.1 0% .326 1.64 4.86 5.05 110 6.36 133.3
2004 MIN MLB AL 3 0 1.7 0 0 0 8 2 2 1 98 43.2 10.8 5.4 10.8 0% .700 6.00 12.15 43.20 90 2.55 52.7
2004 ROC AAA INT 49 1 62.0 2 4 2 83 24 44 12 12.0 3.5 1.7 6.4 0% .341 1.73 5.61 6.97 0 0.00 0.0
2005 TBA MLB AL 7 0 11.0 0 0 0 15 4 3 1 102 12.3 3.3 0.8 2.5 0% .326 1.73 4.77 3.27 121 6.60 141.9
2005 DUR AAA INT 48 0 52.7 1 2 0 58 21 36 3 32 9.9 3.6 0.5 6.1 0% -.902 1.50 3.83 3.93 96 5.46 107.7
2006 LAN MLB NL 62 0 70.0 2 1 2 70 21 30 7 94 9.0 2.7 0.9 3.9 0% .266 1.30 4.44 2.96 103 5.41 110.2
2006 LVG AAA PCL 10 0 13.1 3 0 0 9 4 9 0 111 6.2 2.7 0.0 6.2 0% .250 0.99 2.88 1.37 96 3.90 81.9
2007 LAN MLB NL 83 0 67.3 4 2 1 63 24 39 1 100 8.4 3.2 0.1 5.2 0% .287 1.29 3.31 3.88 99 4.76 98.4
2008 LAN MLB NL 71 0 49.0 5 1 0 50 21 32 0 92 9.2 3.9 0.0 5.9 0% .316 1.45 3.26 2.02 104 5.52 117.7
2009 COL MLB NL 26 0 15.7 0 1 0 19 4 11 2 99 10.9 2.3 1.1 6.3 0% .333 1.47 4.07 4.02 117 5.76 123.6
2009 WAS MLB NL 45 0 39.7 1 5 1 38 15 24 3 96 8.6 3.4 0.7 5.4 0% .271 1.34 4.03 3.40 115 5.95 127.7
2009 POT A+ CRL 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 104 63.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0% .778 7.00 3.35 45.00 103 0.00 0.0
2010 COL MLB NL 71 0 45.0 1 2 0 46 15 21 5 102 9.2 3.0 1.0 4.2 0% .279 1.36 4.61 3.40 119 6.38 144.1
2010 CSP AAA PCL 2 0 2.7 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 6.7 0.0 0.0 6.7 0% .250 0.74 2.10 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2011 PIT MLB NL 35 0 25.3 1 1 0 34 9 17 6 97 12.1 3.2 2.1 6.0 0% .333 1.70 5.91 5.33 116 5.61 130.5
2011 BRD A+ FSL 2 2 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 112 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 0% .000 0.00 1.37 0.00 79 2.63 53.6
2011 ALT AA EAS 4 2 3.3 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 81 5.4 2.7 0.0 2.7 0% .200 0.90 3.70 0.00 110 4.00 81.7
2011 IND AAA INT 2 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 13.5 0% .000 0.00 0.23 0.00 65 2.91 59.5
2013 GWN AAA INT 30 0 33.0 1 2 0 34 16 24 6 9.3 4.4 1.6 6.5 0% .272 1.52 5.74 4.36 129 5.20 112.9
2014 SEA MLB AL 56 0 45.0 3 1 0 39 14 25 4 90 7.8 2.8 0.8 5.0 0% .250 1.18 4.20 2.20 101 3.47 85.0
2015 SEA MLB AL 53 0 47.3 2 1 1 49 16 22 8 101 9.3 3.0 1.5 4.2 0% .275 1.37 5.44 3.99 125 6.56 153.3
2015 TAC AAA PCL 6 0 6.3 1 0 0 8 2 8 0 11.4 2.8 0.0 11.4 0% .421 1.58 2.01 4.26 77 4.72 103.5
2016 OMA AAA PCL 12 0 14.7 0 0 0 20 8 6 1 12.3 4.9 0.6 3.7 41% .358 1.91 5.42 4.30 123 7.62 168.3

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2008 799 0.4681 0.4443 0.7859 0.5802 0.3247 0.8571 0.6739 0.2141
2009 859 0.5250 0.4494 0.8238 0.6009 0.2819 0.8745 0.7043 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
Career40520.48870.45560.80440.61560.30190.86240.69430.1956

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)

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
90o 7.9 0 2.1 52 0 49.6 48 23 26 7 .256 1.43 4.85 5.24 -11.9 -1.3
80o 6.7 0 1.7 45 0 43.1 45 22 22 6 .272 1.55 5.31 5.74 -12.7 -1.4
70o 5.9 0 1.4 40 0 38.6 43 21 20 6 .283 1.64 5.65 6.12 -12.9 -1.4
60o 5.2 0 1.3 36 0 34.9 41 20 18 6 .293 1.73 5.96 6.45 -12.9 -1.4
50o 4.6 0 1.1 33 0 31.5 38 19 16 6 .303 1.81 6.25 6.76 -12.7 -1.4
40o 4 0 0.9 29 0 28.3 36 17 15 5 .312 1.89 6.54 7.09 -12.4 -1.3
30o 3.5 0 0.8 26 0 24.9 33 16 13 5 .322 1.98 6.86 7.44 -11.8 -1.3
20o 2.8 0 0.6 22 0 21.0 30 14 11 4 .334 2.09 7.25 7.86 -10.9 -1.2
10o 2.1 0 0.4 17 0 16.0 24 12 8 4 .351 2.26 7.82 8.47 -9.4 -1.0
Weighted Mean4.501.132030.73718165.3001.786.206.71-12.2-1.3

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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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