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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
10 205 1314 103 60 0 4.18 23.9
Birth Date8-5-1977
Height6' 6"
Weight200 lbs
Age40 years, 8 months, 15 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 oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP
2000 OAK MLB 27 27 154.0 9 10 0 191 69 88 22 .261 94 11.2 4.0 1.3 5.1 61% .324 .286 1.69 5.35 5.44 112 5.66 109.0 1.1
2001 OAK MLB 34 34 229.3 21 8 0 214 51 153 16 .263 95 8.4 2.0 0.6 6.0 61% .282 .223 1.16 3.40 3.45 91 3.44 71.4 6.0
2002 OAK MLB 30 30 207.3 19 7 0 182 55 159 21 .263 96 7.9 2.4 0.9 6.9 60% .261 .238 1.14 3.79 3.47 90 3.18 68.2 5.6
2003 OAK MLB 26 26 186.7 15 9 0 180 40 128 15 .260 94 8.7 1.9 0.7 6.2 57% .294 .229 1.18 3.44 3.13 84 2.86 59.9 5.9
2004 OAK MLB 33 33 225.7 17 8 0 223 83 140 25 .259 103 8.9 3.3 1.0 5.6 57% .286 .250 1.36 4.61 4.43 107 4.24 87.5 3.8
2005 SLN MLB 32 32 205.0 16 8 0 212 70 111 19 .253 101 9.3 3.1 0.8 4.9 61% .293 .255 1.38 4.26 3.64 114 4.55 97.9 2.2
2006 SLN MLB 17 17 93.3 6 7 0 124 35 50 19 .262 91 12.0 3.4 1.8 4.8 57% .327 .319 1.70 5.96 7.14 116 6.14 125.0 -0.3
2007 SLN MLB 3 3 11.0 0 3 0 22 7 3 4 .253 102 18.0 5.7 3.3 2.5 35% .409 .418 2.64 9.53 12.27 128 9.52 197.1 -0.5
2008 SLN MLB 3 1 1.7 0 0 0 4 2 2 0 .273 94 21.6 10.8 0.0 10.8 29% .571 .428 3.60 6.10 10.80 110 6.77 144.4 -0.0
CareerMLB2052031314.01036001352412834141.260979.32.81.05.759%.294.2541.344.274.181014.1385.523.9

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-
1999 VAN AAA 22 22 128.7 6 7 0 152 31 81 13 .000 10.6 2.2 0.9 5.7 0% -1.112 .000 1.42 4.40 4.06 0 0.00 0.0
2000 OAK MLB 27 27 154.0 9 10 0 191 69 88 22 .261 94 11.2 4.0 1.3 5.1 61% .324 .286 1.69 5.35 5.44 112 5.66 109.0
2000 SAC AAA 2 2 8.3 1 1 0 15 4 6 1 .000 16.3 4.3 1.1 6.5 0% -1.273 .000 2.29 5.14 5.42 0 0.00 0.0
2001 OAK MLB 34 34 229.3 21 8 0 214 51 153 16 .263 95 8.4 2.0 0.6 6.0 61% .282 .223 1.16 3.40 3.45 91 3.44 71.4
2002 OAK MLB 30 30 207.3 19 7 0 182 55 159 21 .263 96 7.9 2.4 0.9 6.9 60% .261 .238 1.14 3.79 3.47 90 3.18 68.2
2003 OAK MLB 26 26 186.7 15 9 0 180 40 128 15 .260 94 8.7 1.9 0.7 6.2 57% .294 .229 1.18 3.44 3.13 84 2.86 59.9
2004 OAK MLB 33 33 225.7 17 8 0 223 83 140 25 .259 103 8.9 3.3 1.0 5.6 57% .286 .250 1.36 4.61 4.43 107 4.24 87.5
2005 SLN MLB 32 32 205.0 16 8 0 212 70 111 19 .253 101 9.3 3.1 0.8 4.9 61% .293 .255 1.38 4.26 3.64 114 4.55 97.9
2006 SLN MLB 17 17 93.3 6 7 0 124 35 50 19 .262 91 12.0 3.4 1.8 4.8 57% .327 .319 1.70 5.96 7.14 116 6.14 125.0
2006 QUD A 1 1 5.0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 .000 3.6 3.6 1.8 1.8 0% .071 .000 0.80 6.70 1.80 0 0.00 0.0
2006 MEM AAA 2 2 8.1 0 1 0 11 9 5 2 .262 91 12.2 10.0 2.2 5.6 21% .333 .405 2.47 8.64 8.89 135 0.00 0.0
2007 SLN MLB 3 3 11.0 0 3 0 22 7 3 4 .253 102 18.0 5.7 3.3 2.5 35% .409 .418 2.64 9.53 12.27 128 9.52 197.1
2007 PMB A+ 3 3 9.3 0 2 0 7 3 5 0 .251 95 6.8 2.9 0.0 4.8 50% .219 .244 1.08 3.19 1.94 104 5.40 107.3
2007 MEM AAA 1 1 5.0 0 0 0 5 2 4 1 .249 92 9.0 3.6 1.8 7.2 73% .286 .271 1.40 5.73 3.60 91 3.42 91.1
2008 SLN MLB 3 1 1.7 0 0 0 4 2 2 0 .273 94 21.6 10.8 0.0 10.8 29% .571 .428 3.60 6.10 10.80 110 6.77 144.4
2008 PMB A+ 1 1 5.0 0 0 0 6 0 1 1 .259 89 10.8 0.0 1.8 1.8 68% .278 .268 1.20 5.40 1.80 97 4.68 106.1
2008 SFD AA 3 3 16.0 3 0 0 14 7 9 1 .267 94 7.9 3.9 0.6 5.1 53% .271 .240 1.31 4.32 2.25 103 4.98 103.3
2008 MEM AAA 3 3 13.3 0 3 0 28 5 8 3 .253 93 18.9 3.4 2.0 5.4 46% .446 .393 2.48 7.01 13.53 119 7.08 119.8

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 43 0.4884 0.3256 0.9286 0.5714 0.0909 0.9167 1.0000 0.0714
Career430.48840.32560.92860.57140.09090.916710.0714

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
2014-02-16 2014-03-11 Camp 23 0 Left Lower Leg Surgery Achilles Tendon 2014-02-25 -
2008-07-10 2008-09-28 60-DL 80 69 Left Shoulder Strain -
2008-03-21 2008-06-27 60-DL 98 80 Left Shoulder Recovery From Surgery Rotator Cuff 2007-09-24
2007-09-24 2007-09-24 Off 0 0 Left Shoulder Surgery Rotator Cuff 2007-09-24
2007-03-23 2007-09-05 60-DL 166 135 Left Shoulder Recovery From Surgery Rotator Cuff 2006-09-12
2006-08-31 2006-10-28 15-DL 58 30 Left Shoulder Surgery Partial Rotator Cuff Tear 2006-09-12
2006-06-22 2006-08-23 60-DL 62 54 Left Shoulder Impingement Rotator Cuff -
2003-08-20 2003-10-07 15-DL 48 37 Right Thigh Stress Fracture Femur -
2002-04-12 2002-05-10 15-DL 28 24 Left Forearm Strain -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 ANA $
2008 SLN $6,500,000
2007 SLN $5,000,000
2006 SLN $7,750,000
2005 SLN $6,000,000
2004 OAK $4,400,000
2003 OAK $2,600,000
2002 OAK $800,000
2001 OAK $232,500
YearsDescriptionSalary
8 yrPrevious$33,282,500
8 yrTotal$33,282,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
8 y 167 dGregg Clifton1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by LA Angels as a free agent 1/14/14 (minor-league contract). Released by LA Angels 3/11/14.
  • 2 years/$13M (2007-08), plus 2009 club option. Re-signed by St. Louis as a free agent 1/07. 07:$5M, 08:$6.5M, 09:$11M club option, $1.5M buyout. Performance bonuses: $6.525M in 2007 based on games started through 35 (added to 2008 salary), $3.75M in 2008. 2009 option increases to base salary, plus 2008 performance bonuses earned.
  • 4 years/$14.2M (2002-05), plus 2006 club option. Signed extension with Oakland 9/01. $0.2M signing bonus. 02:$0.75M, 03:$2.6M, 04:$4.4M, 05:$6M, 06:$7.25M club option, $0.25M buyout. May earn additional $1M in performance bonuses in 2005 and 2006. At signing, 2003-05 salaries were service-class records. Award bonuses: $50,000 for All-Star. Acquired by St. Louis in trade from Oakland 12/04. 2006 option vested 9/05.
  • 1 year/$0.2325M (2001).
  • Drafted by Oakland 1998 (1-2). $3.2M signing bonus.

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2014-02-13 13:00:00 (link to chat)R.J., What type of year do you expect from Tyler Skaggs ?
(Harry from San Bernadino)
Solid but unspectacular, Harry. You figure he might be the odd man out if Mark Mulder makes that club, which seems unlikely but who knows. Skaggs still has a chance to become a no. 3 starter type, and though that's not what we envisioned for him a few years ago, that's a mighty fine pitcher. I'm curious to see if the Angels tweak his mechanics a bit this spring. (R.J. Anderson)
2014-01-06 13:00:00 (link to chat)Why did my angels sign Mark Mulder?
(Dave from LAA)
It's worth a shot right? Not costing them much if he fails. (Jeff Moore)
2013-04-04 11:00:00 (link to chat)Before Jaime Garcia, the Cardinals hadn't had a LHP starter win a game since Mark Mulder! They don't have any LHP at all that could be more than no.5 starters or 7th inning bullpen arms.
(Bubba from STL)
Are left-handed pitchers the key to success or something? They have the prospect currency to acquire a left-handed pitcher if so needed. Its all currency. (Jason Parks)
2008-08-27 13:00:00 (link to chat)Is Adam Jones's foot problem the kind of problem that is likely to reaccur?
(Jay from Madison)
No. Fractures heal and with new techniques and medications, they heal faster and better. The first year I did UTK, there was a lot of talk about Mark Mulder trying to come back from a fractured hip by using a drug meant for osteoporosis. We never got a chance to see if it worked, but there's better now. (Will Carroll)
2008-07-29 16:00:00 (link to chat)Any chance the Cards pick up the lefty reliever for whom Tony La Russa seems to be pining? What do you think are the chances that Mark Mulder pitches effectively at the big league level again? Less than 50%?
(P Bu from St. Louis)
Yeah, I think so. I was surprised they didnt get that in return for Anthony Reyes, but his stock had dropped so much they were lucky to get anything. (I can't find this, but didn't the Cards and Indians talk about a Reyes for Cliff Lee deal?) Mulder? Less than 50. 20? (Will Carroll)
2008-06-18 13:00:00 (link to chat)Mark Mulder is pitching in Memphis thursday, and could be back on the official roster by Tuesday. Last start he was touching 91 on the gun. What should Cards fans expect when he gets back?
(MikeJordan23 from Minnesota)
Upside? League average pitcher that can give the team some innings at a time they really need them. (Will Carroll)
2008-05-22 13:00:00 (link to chat)True or false, Mark Mulder's career is effectively over?
(Big Steve from St Louis)
Mostly true. I think he could come back and be effective but inconsistent, in that he could have a good start here and there. Mulder has an all too common pattern to his career. (Will Carroll)


BP Roundtables

DateRoundtable NameComment
2010-10-06 10:00:002010 Playoffs Day OneBB-Ref similarity scores says that Cliff Lee is most similar to Mark Mulder. That seems really far off. (Steven Goldman)
 

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