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Portrait of Esteban Loaiza

Esteban Loaiza PBlue Jays

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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
19 377 2099 126 114 1 4.65 18.6
Birth Date12-31-1971
Height6' 2"
Weight230 lbs
Age47 years, 4 months, 18 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
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
1995 PIT MLB 32 31 172.7 8 9 0 205 55 85 21 103 10.7 2.9 1.1 4.4 51% .309 1.51 4.70 5.16 108 5.59 114.4 0.5
1996 PIT MLB 10 10 52.7 2 3 0 65 19 32 11 100 11.1 3.2 1.9 5.5 52% .314 1.59 5.78 4.96 107 6.35 125.4 -0.1
1997 PIT MLB 33 32 196.3 11 11 0 214 56 122 17 101 9.8 2.6 0.8 5.6 52% .306 1.38 3.99 4.13 96 4.17 86.7 3.6
1998 PIT 0 21 14 91.7 6 5 0 96 30 53 13 100 9.4 2.9 1.3 5.2 52% .281 1.37 4.83 4.52 106 5.57 115.3 0.3
1998 TEX 0 14 14 79.3 3 6 0 103 22 55 15 104 11.7 2.5 1.7 6.2 46% .335 1.58 5.20 5.90 107 5.76 119.3 0.1
1999 TEX MLB 30 15 120.3 9 5 0 128 40 77 10 105 9.6 3.0 0.7 5.8 44% .303 1.40 3.99 4.56 101 5.86 113.9 0.4
2000 TEX 0 20 17 107.3 5 6 1 133 31 75 21 101 11.2 2.6 1.8 6.3 45% .320 1.53 5.31 5.37 101 5.52 106.3 0.9
2000 TOR 0 14 14 92.0 5 7 0 95 26 62 8 94 9.3 2.5 0.8 6.1 53% .305 1.32 4.17 3.62 99 5.50 105.8 0.8
2001 TOR MLB 36 30 190.0 11 11 0 239 40 110 27 99 11.3 1.9 1.3 5.2 54% .326 1.47 4.55 5.02 100 6.21 128.7 -0.8
2002 TOR MLB 25 25 151.3 9 10 0 192 38 87 18 104 11.4 2.3 1.1 5.2 51% .333 1.52 4.28 5.71 106 5.85 125.5 -0.4
2003 CHA MLB 34 34 226.3 21 9 0 196 56 207 17 100 7.8 2.2 0.7 8.2 49% .283 1.11 3.11 2.90 74 2.78 58.4 7.4
2004 CHA 0 21 21 140.7 9 5 0 156 45 83 23 105 10.0 2.9 1.5 5.3 43% .294 1.43 5.08 4.86 116 6.33 130.6 -0.8
2004 NYA 0 10 6 42.3 1 2 0 61 26 34 9 105 13.0 5.5 1.9 7.2 37% .364 2.06 6.29 8.50 114 7.24 149.3 -0.7
2005 WAS MLB 34 34 217.0 12 10 0 227 55 173 18 89 9.4 2.3 0.7 7.2 46% .316 1.30 3.30 3.77 82 2.94 63.4 6.2
2006 OAK MLB 26 26 154.7 11 9 0 179 40 97 17 99 10.4 2.3 1.0 5.6 43% .312 1.42 4.23 4.89 98 4.71 95.9 1.8
2007 LAN 0 5 5 22.7 1 4 0 26 16 15 9 102 10.3 6.4 3.6 6.0 25% .254 1.85 9.25 8.34 136 8.28 171.4 -0.6
2007 OAK 0 2 2 14.7 1 0 0 10 4 5 1 87 6.1 2.5 0.6 3.1 23% .196 0.95 4.32 1.84 141 7.57 156.7 -0.3
2008 CHA 0 3 0 3.0 0 0 0 3 0 1 1 106 9.0 0.0 3.0 3.0 42% .182 1.00 6.82 3.00 117 7.07 150.7 -0.1
2008 LAN 0 7 3 24.0 1 2 0 24 5 9 3 96 9.0 1.9 1.1 3.4 38% .247 1.21 4.72 5.63 108 4.71 100.4 0.2
1998 TOT MLB 35 28 171.0 9 11 0 199 52 108 28 102 10.5 2.7 1.5 5.7 49% .306 1.47 5.00 5.16 106 5.66 117.2 0.4
2000 TOT MLB 34 31 199.3 10 13 1 228 57 137 29 98 10.3 2.6 1.3 6.2 49% .313 1.43 4.79 4.56 100 5.51 106.0 1.7
2004 TOT MLB 31 27 183.0 10 7 0 217 71 117 32 105 10.7 3.5 1.6 5.8 41% .311 1.57 5.36 5.70 115 6.54 135.0 -1.5
2007 TOT MLB 7 7 37.3 2 4 0 36 20 20 10 96 8.7 4.8 2.4 4.8 24% .230 1.50 7.32 5.79 138 8.01 165.6 -0.9
2008 TOT MLB 10 3 27.0 1 2 0 27 5 10 4 97 9.0 1.7 1.3 3.3 38% .240 1.19 4.96 5.33 109 4.97 106.0 0.1
CareerMLB3773332099.012611412352604138225910010.12.61.15.947%.3081.414.374.65985.03103.318.6

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-
1992 AUG A SAL 26 25 143.3 10 8 0 134 60 123 7 8.4 3.8 0.4 7.7 0% .000 1.35 3.12 3.89 0 0.00 0.0
1993 SLM A+ CRL 17 17 109.0 6 7 0 113 30 61 7 9.3 2.5 0.6 5.0 0% .000 1.31 3.68 3.39 0 0.00 0.0
1993 CAR AA SOU 7 7 43.0 2 1 0 39 12 40 5 8.2 2.5 1.0 8.4 0% .000 1.19 3.66 3.77 0 0.00 0.0
1994 CAR AA SOU 24 24 154.3 10 5 0 169 30 115 15 9.9 1.7 0.9 6.7 0% .000 1.29 3.45 3.79 0 0.00 0.0
1995 PIT MLB NL 32 31 172.7 8 9 0 205 55 85 21 103 10.7 2.9 1.1 4.4 51% .309 1.51 4.70 5.16 108 5.59 114.4
1996 PIT MLB NL 10 10 52.7 2 3 0 65 19 32 11 100 11.1 3.2 1.9 5.5 52% .314 1.59 5.78 4.96 107 6.35 125.4
1996 CLG AAA PCL 12 11 69.3 3 4 0 61 25 38 5 7.9 3.2 0.6 4.9 0% .000 1.24 4.58 4.03 0 0.00 0.0
1997 PIT MLB NL 33 32 196.3 11 11 0 214 56 122 17 101 9.8 2.6 0.8 5.6 52% .306 1.38 3.99 4.13 96 4.17 86.7
1998 PIT MLB NL 21 14 91.7 6 5 0 96 30 53 13 100 9.4 2.9 1.3 5.2 52% .281 1.37 4.83 4.52 106 5.57 115.3
1998 TEX MLB AL 14 14 79.3 3 6 0 103 22 55 15 104 11.7 2.5 1.7 6.2 46% .335 1.58 5.20 5.90 107 5.76 119.3
1999 TEX MLB AL 30 15 120.3 9 5 0 128 40 77 10 105 9.6 3.0 0.7 5.8 44% .303 1.40 3.99 4.56 101 5.86 113.9
1999 OKL AAA PCL 2 2 4.3 0 0 0 3 3 6 0 6.3 6.3 0.0 12.6 0% -.333 1.40 2.92 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2000 TEX MLB AL 20 17 107.3 5 6 1 133 31 75 21 101 11.2 2.6 1.8 6.3 45% .320 1.53 5.31 5.37 101 5.52 106.3
2000 TOR MLB AL 14 14 92.0 5 7 0 95 26 62 8 94 9.3 2.5 0.8 6.1 53% .305 1.32 4.17 3.62 99 5.50 105.8
2001 TOR MLB AL 36 30 190.0 11 11 0 239 40 110 27 99 11.3 1.9 1.3 5.2 54% .326 1.47 4.55 5.02 100 6.21 128.7
2002 TOR MLB AL 25 25 151.3 9 10 0 192 38 87 18 104 11.4 2.3 1.1 5.2 51% .333 1.52 4.28 5.71 106 5.85 125.5
2002 DUN A+ FSL 2 2 5.0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 3.6 3.6 0.0 3.6 0% .143 0.80 3.57 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2002 TEN AA SOU 2 2 14.3 2 0 0 10 1 13 0 6.3 0.6 0.0 8.2 0% .286 0.77 1.41 1.89 0 0.00 0.0
2002 SYR AAA INT 1 1 4.3 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 8.4 0.0 0.0 8.4 0% .286 0.93 1.23 2.09 0 0.00 0.0
2003 CHA MLB AL 34 34 226.3 21 9 0 196 56 207 17 100 7.8 2.2 0.7 8.2 49% .283 1.11 3.11 2.90 74 2.78 58.4
2004 CHA MLB AL 21 21 140.7 9 5 0 156 45 83 23 105 10.0 2.9 1.5 5.3 43% .294 1.43 5.08 4.86 116 6.33 130.6
2004 NYA MLB AL 10 6 42.3 1 2 0 61 26 34 9 105 13.0 5.5 1.9 7.2 37% .364 2.06 6.29 8.50 114 7.24 149.3
2005 WAS MLB NL 34 34 217.0 12 10 0 227 55 173 18 89 9.4 2.3 0.7 7.2 46% .316 1.30 3.30 3.77 82 2.94 63.4
2006 OAK MLB AL 26 26 154.7 11 9 0 179 40 97 17 99 10.4 2.3 1.0 5.6 43% .312 1.42 4.23 4.89 98 4.71 95.9
2006 SAC AAA PCL 2 1 7.0 1 1 0 11 2 4 0 96 14.1 2.6 0.0 5.1 41% .379 1.86 3.48 6.43 0 0.00 0.0
2006 MEX wor CS 2 2 9.1 1 1 0 10 5 4 1 9.9 4.9 1.0 4.0 0% .300 1.65 4.25 4.95 0 0.00 0.0
2007 LAN MLB NL 5 5 22.7 1 4 0 26 16 15 9 102 10.3 6.4 3.6 6.0 25% .254 1.85 9.25 8.34 136 8.28 171.4
2007 OAK MLB AL 2 2 14.7 1 0 0 10 4 5 1 87 6.1 2.5 0.6 3.1 23% .196 0.95 4.32 1.84 141 7.57 156.7
2007 SAC AAA PCL 6 6 28.0 2 1 0 35 4 13 3 101 11.3 1.3 1.0 4.2 33% .327 1.39 4.42 3.86 0 0.00 0.0
2008 CHA MLB AL 3 0 3.0 0 0 0 3 0 1 1 106 9.0 0.0 3.0 3.0 42% .182 1.00 6.82 3.00 117 7.07 150.7
2008 LAN MLB NL 7 3 24.0 1 2 0 24 5 9 3 96 9.0 1.9 1.1 3.4 38% .247 1.21 4.72 5.63 108 4.71 100.4
2008 SBR A+ CLF 1 1 3.0 0 1 0 3 0 2 0 87 9.0 0.0 0.0 6.0 56% .333 1.00 2.44 3.00 0 0.00 0.0
2008 BIR AA SOU 3 1 6.0 0 0 0 3 1 3 0 114 4.5 1.5 0.0 4.5 65% .176 0.67 2.74 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2008 CHR AAA INT 5 5 11.0 0 2 0 18 0 5 2 72 14.7 0.0 1.6 4.1 32% .375 1.64 4.77 6.55 0 0.00 0.0
2009 MAZ Wnt MPL 7 7 35.0 2 2 0 49 11 16 7 12.6 2.8 1.8 4.1 0% .333 1.71 5.85 5.66 0 0.00 0.0
2011 MXC Wnt LMP 5 5 26.0 2 2 0 36 8 8 11 12.5 2.8 3.8 2.8 0% .272 1.69 8.69 6.23 0 0.00 0.0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2008 374 0.5481 0.4492 0.8929 0.6195 0.2426 0.9134 0.8293 0.1071
Career3740.54810.44920.89290.61950.24260.91340.82930.1071

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
2008-06-12 2008-07-25 15-DL 43 36 Right Shoulder Inflammation -
2008-05-04 2008-05-24 15-DL 20 17 Right Shoulder Stiffness -
2007-03-25 2007-08-22 60-DL 150 127 Neck Cartilage Injury Herniated Disc -
2006-04-29 2006-06-08 15-DL 40 36 Left Upper Back Strain Trapezius -
2002-03-23 2002-05-14 15-DL 52 35 Right Shoulder Stiffness -
1999-05-12 1999-07-04 15-DL 53 47 Right Hand Fracture - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2008 LAN $7,500,000
2007 OAK $7,500,000
2006 OAK $6,000,000
2005 WAS $2,900,000
2004 CHA $4,000,000
2003 CHA $500,000
2002 TOR $6,050,000
2001 TOR $4,250,000
2000 TEX $2,650,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
9 yrPrevious$41,350,000
9 yrTotal$41,350,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
12 y 52 dJohn Boggs3 yr/$21.375M (06-08)

Details
  • released 7/25/08 signed as a free agent from LAD 6/4/08
  • designated for assignment 5/24/08 claimed off waivers from OAK 8/29/07 (LAD to pay $1.17M left 07, 08 salary ($6.5M or $7M) & 09 opt)
  • signed as a free agent from WAS 11/05, 3 year/$21.375M (06-08), $3M signing bonus, 06:$5M, 07:$6M, 08:$7M, 09:$7.5M club option $0.375M buyout
  • club exercised 06 mutual option 10/05, but EL declined it
  • signed as a free agent from NYY 1/05, 1 year/$2.9M (05)
  • acquired in trade from CWS 7/04 $15K All Star bonus
  • club exercised $4M 04 option 10/03
  • $15K All Star bonuses
  • contract purchased 3/03 signed as a free agent from TOR 1/03 (minor-league contract), 1 year/$0.5M (03)+$3.5M 04 club option (esc to $4M) $0.125M buyout
  • 2 year/$10.3M (01-02) $0.5M signing bonus 01:$4.25M, 02:$5.55M

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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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2018-02-13 20:00:00 (link to chat)Big Poppa Pump, Esteban Loaiza is your hook-up! Who would have known? Loaizenberg! Breaking Bad 2.0.
(Mr. Fister from Arlington)
there's a meth-od to his madness. (Mike Gianella)
2015-07-23 17:00:00 (link to chat)Who is the greatest out-of-nowhere player in fantasy history? Michael Morse...Esteban Loaiza?
(Chad from Illinois)
Raul Ibanez. (Mike Gianella)
2009-10-06 13:30:00 (link to chat)I think the Nats and Pirates may BOTH have brighter near-term futures than the Mets . . . am I wrong?
(dianagramr from NYC)
I would agree 100 percent with that. Or as Esteban Loaiza was always fond of saying, 110 percent. (John Perrotto)
2009-04-16 13:00:00 (link to chat)Isn't the Cliff Lee award really the Esteban Loaiza award?
(Tony from Brooklyn, NY)
If Lee is only great for one season, then yes. By the way, this reminds me. We do need some kind of classification system for these awards named after players. We have the Brian Giles Award for Unheralded Excellence from Eric Neel, if I'm remembering all of that correctly. We can go with the Cliff Lee award, assuming he puts together another great season (of course, if he has just one year, then we can name the award the same but with different meaning). Nominations for other awards? Let's get these in quick! (Marc Normandin)
2008-06-04 16:00:00 (link to chat)White Sox just signed Esteban Loaiza, do I laugh or cry?
(Mike from Chicago)
I often do both, but then the whiskey kicks in. (Kevin Goldstein)
2003-09-04 15:00:00 (link to chat)Who is next year's Esteban Loaiza going to be? I looked at his PECOTA and even he didn't look like he would be this year's Esteban Loaiza. Thanks.
(hawkeye from North Dakota)
Doug Davis, although he's more like next year's Jamie Moyer, and unlikely to be as good as Loaiza. I'll also mention Dan Reichert.

The beautiful thing is that we can throw out a dozen names, but someone not on the list is going to surprise us.
(Joe Sheehan)


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