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Portrait of Lee Gardner

Lee Gardner PRays

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
4 101.7 4 5 2 68 3.01 1.1
Birth Date1-16-1975
Height6' 0"
Weight219 lbs
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WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G GS IP IP-SP IP-RP W L SV BS QS BQS PA H R ER HR TB BB UBB HBP SO ERA FIP FRA VORP WARP
2002 TBA 27 12 0 13.3 0.0 13.3 1 1 0 2 0 0 65 12 11 6 3 21 8 8 3 8 4.05 7.26 9.20 -4.5 -0.4
2005 TBA 30 5 0 7.3 0.0 7.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 37 12 9 4 2 22 2 2 0 4 4.91 6.32 6.76 -0.3 -0.0
2007 FLO 32 62 0 74.3 0.0 74.3 3 4 2 0 0 0 311 72 19 16 2 91 18 14 3 52 1.94 2.98 3.26 18.9 1.9
2008 FLO 33 7 0 6.7 0.0 6.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 38 14 8 8 2 25 4 4 0 4 10.80 7.61 9.67 -3.6 -0.4
Career860101.70.0101.74522004511104734915932286683.014.084.7810.51.1

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1998 CSC A 28 0 35.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 STP A+ 3 0 4.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 STP A+ 20 0 23.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 ORL AA 1 0 2.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 ORL AA 36 0 45.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 DUR AAA 21 0 18.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 LGu Wnt 9 0 8.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 ORL AA 1 0 1.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 DUR AAA 56 0 76.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 TBA MLB 12 0 13.3 9.20 9 .335 .269 .333 .442 .268 .209 99 -4.5 -0.4 -4.5 -0.4
2002 DUR AAA 45 0 49.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .353 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 DUR AAA 57 0 62.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .317 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 FRE AAA 57 0 70.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .306 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 TBA MLB 5 0 7.3 6.76 63 .348 .257 .322 .406 .250 .345 104 -0.3 -0.0 -0.3 -0.0
2005 DUR AAA 48 0 52.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.800 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 TOL AAA 58 0 61.0 3.81 103 .206 .259 .327 .388 .255 .244 92 6.3 0.6 6.3 0.6
2007 FLO MLB 62 0 74.3 3.26 135 .225 .269 .335 .425 .260 .297 105 19.6 1.9 18.9 1.9
2007 ABQ AAA 9 0 13.3 3.94 130 .186 .294 .366 .477 .283 .263 110 3.0 0.3 3.0 0.3
2008 FLO MLB 7 0 6.7 9.67 -17 .416 .262 .331 .402 .257 .429 96 -3.5 -0.4 -3.6 -0.4

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 WHIP ERA VORP WARP
1998 CSC A 0 3 3 28 0 35.7 38 4 55 3 0% .000 9.6 1.0 0.8 13.9 1.18 4.03 0.0 0.0
1998 STP A+ 0 0 0 3 0 4.0 3 1 2 0 0% .000 6.8 2.2 0.0 4.5 1.00 0.00 0.0 0.0
1999 ORL AA 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 3 1 1 0 0% .000 13.5 4.5 0.0 4.5 2.00 9.00 0.0 0.0
1999 STP A+ 2 0 7 20 0 23.0 20 5 22 1 0% .000 7.8 2.0 0.4 8.6 1.09 1.96 0.0 0.0
2000 DUR AAA 1 0 5 21 0 18.7 12 9 8 1 0% .000 5.8 4.3 0.5 3.9 1.12 3.37 0.0 0.0
2000 ORL AA 3 2 12 36 0 45.0 34 14 48 0 0% .000 6.8 2.8 0.0 9.6 1.07 3.40 0.0 0.0
2000 LGu Wnt 0 2 2 9 0 8.7 6 4 6 1 0% .000 6.2 4.1 1.0 6.2 1.15 5.17 0.0 0.0
2001 DUR AAA 5 2 2 56 0 76.0 76 23 55 10 0% .000 9.0 2.7 1.2 6.5 1.30 2.72 0.0 0.0
2001 ORL AA 0 0 0 1 0 1.7 0 0 0 0 0% .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.00 0.00 0.0 0.0
2002 TBA MLB 1 1 0 12 0 13.3 12 8 8 3 68% .209 8.1 5.4 2.0 5.4 1.50 4.05 -4.5 -0.4
2002 DUR AAA 2 1 25 45 0 49.7 50 15 52 1 0% .353 9.1 2.7 0.2 9.4 1.31 2.35 0.0 0.0
2003 DUR AAA 3 7 30 57 0 62.7 68 14 56 9 0% .317 9.8 2.0 1.3 8.0 1.31 3.73 0.0 0.0
2004 FRE AAA 7 3 1 57 0 70.7 79 22 42 8 0% .306 10.1 2.8 1.0 5.3 1.43 4.46 0.0 0.0
2005 DUR AAA 4 3 15 48 0 52.0 56 15 35 8 0% -.800 9.7 2.6 1.4 6.1 1.37 3.29 0.0 0.0
2005 TBA MLB 0 0 0 5 0 7.3 12 2 4 2 45% .345 14.7 2.5 2.5 4.9 1.91 4.91 -0.3 -0.0
2006 TOL AAA 5 5 30 58 0 61.0 46 17 45 3 53% .244 6.8 2.5 0.4 6.6 1.03 2.95 6.3 0.6
2007 FLO MLB 3 4 2 62 0 74.3 72 18 52 2 45% .297 8.7 2.2 0.2 6.3 1.21 1.94 18.9 1.9
2007 ABQ AAA 0 2 1 9 0 13.3 10 2 9 0 50% .263 6.8 1.4 0.0 6.1 0.90 4.74 3.0 0.3
2008 FLO MLB 0 0 0 7 0 6.7 14 4 4 2 40% .429 18.9 5.4 2.7 5.4 2.70 10.80 -3.6 -0.4

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 148 0.5000 0.4830 0.9014 0.6757 0.2838 0.9600 0.7619 0.0986
Career1480.50.4830.90140.67570.28380.960.76190.0986

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2008-06-05 2008-06-05 On-Alr 0 0 Right Shoulder Surgery 2008-06-05
2008-04-18 2008-09-28 60-DL 163 145 Right Elbow Inflammation -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2008 FLO $402,500
2007 FLO $390,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$792,500
2 yrTotal$792,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 62 d

Details
  • sent outright to Triple-A 10/1/08 re-signed 3/2/08, 1 year/$0.4025M (08)
  • recalled 6/30/07
  • optioned to Triple-A 6/18/07
  • recalled 6/13/07
  • optioned to Triple-A 5/31/07
  • recalled 4/07 optioned to Triple-A 4/07 contract purchased 4/07 signed as a free agent from DT 1/07, 1 year/$0.39M (07) (minor-league contract)
  • sent to minor-league camp 3/06 signed as a free agent from DT 1/06 (minor-league contract)
  • sent outright to Triple-A 6/05 contract purchased 6/05

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BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessPainting the Black: The Marlins Who May Be MovingR.J. Anderson2013-07-01
This article requires BP Premium accessChanging Speeds: The Golden GenerationKen Funck2010-08-19
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: NL East Rosters ReviewChristina Kahrl2008-04-02
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: NL East NRI ReviewChristina Kahrl2008-02-29
Spring Training Preview: AL EastJoe Sheehan2008-02-05
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: National League RoundupChristina Kahrl2007-07-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: National League MovesChristina Kahrl2007-06-12
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: The Weekend ThreesomeJim Baker2007-04-20
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 15-18Christina Kahrl2007-04-19
Transaction of the Day: Roster Reviews of the EastsChristina Kahrl2007-04-12
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Focus: The Limbo ZoneJeff Erickson2007-04-12
Transaction Analysis: NL East CatchupChristina Kahrl2007-01-31
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Mommy, Where Do Closers Come From?Kevin Goldstein2006-05-12
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 17-26Christina Kahrl2006-03-27
Prospectus Notebook: Devil RaysBaseball Prospectus2005-12-23
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: June 23-30Christina Kahrl2005-06-30
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 24-June 12, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-06-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 22-25, 2004Christina Kahrl2004-03-26
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: January 12-February 6, 2004Christina Kahrl2004-02-11
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: February 25-March 3Christina Kahrl2003-03-05
Transaction Analysis: August 15-18, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-08-21
The Daily Prospectus: Notes from Around the MajorsGary Huckabay2002-08-21
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Transaction Analysis: May 30-June 1Christina Kahrl2002-06-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 16-19, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-05-22


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Lee Gardner threw 411 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2008, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2008, he relied primarily on his Sinker (88mph) and Cutter (86mph), also mixing in a Change (83mph), Curve (72mph) and Fourseam Fastball (88mph).