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Portrait of Tanyon Sturtze

Tanyon Sturtze PYankees

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
12 797 40 44 3 480 5.19 0.7
Birth Date10-12-1970
Height6' 5"
Weight190 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
1995 CHN MLB 2 0 2.0 2 1 0 1 .275 100 9.0 4.5 4.5 0.0 25% .143 .330 1.50 11.06 9.00 109 9.58 -0.1
1996 CHN MLB 6 0 11.0 16 5 7 3 .246 101 13.1 4.1 2.5 5.7 38% .361 .315 1.91 6.73 9.00 112 9.18 -0.4
1997 TEX MLB 9 5 32.7 45 18 18 6 .270 106 12.4 5.0 1.7 5.0 29% .345 .303 1.93 6.08 8.27 115 6.70 -0.4
1999 CHA MLB 1 1 6.0 4 2 2 0 .247 99 6.0 3.0 0.0 3.0 28% .222 .160 1.00 3.54 0.00 106 5.00 0.1
2000 CHA 0 10 1 15.7 25 15 6 4 .266 94 14.4 8.6 2.3 3.4 49% .362 .370 2.55 9.03 12.06 0 0.00 0.0
2000 TBA 0 19 5 52.7 47 14 38 4 .264 94 8.0 2.4 0.7 6.5 55% .272 .217 1.16 3.62 2.56 0 0.00 0.0
2001 TBA MLB 39 27 195.3 200 79 110 23 .265 96 9.2 3.6 1.1 5.1 44% .287 .266 1.43 4.85 4.42 112 4.41 2.9
2002 TBA MLB 33 33 224.0 271 89 137 33 .270 96 10.9 3.6 1.3 5.5 42% .322 .298 1.61 5.06 5.18 112 4.98 1.5
2003 TOR MLB 40 8 89.3 107 43 54 14 .265 105 10.8 4.3 1.4 5.4 44% .313 .288 1.68 5.60 5.94 115 5.93 -0.4
2004 NYA MLB 28 3 77.3 75 33 56 9 .260 104 8.7 3.8 1.0 6.5 41% .283 .257 1.40 4.73 5.47 106 4.16 1.2
2005 NYA MLB 64 1 78.0 76 27 45 10 .261 103 8.8 3.1 1.2 5.2 47% .270 .258 1.32 4.83 4.73 109 3.46 1.8
2006 NYA MLB 18 0 10.7 17 6 6 3 .253 105 14.3 5.1 2.5 5.1 44% .350 .350 2.16 7.69 7.59 115 10.83 -0.6
2008 LAN MLB 3 0 2.3 1 1 1 0 .252 94 3.9 3.9 0.0 3.9 14% .143 .179 0.86 3.53 0.00 105 3.74 0.0
2000 TOT MLB 29 6 68.3 72 29 44 8 .265 94 9.5 3.8 1.1 5.8 53% .296 .260 1.48 4.86 4.74 104 5.03 0.7
CareerMLB27284797.0886333480110.2659910.03.81.25.443%.302.2791.535.105.191114.986.4

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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
1991 WMI A 27 27 163.0 136 58 88 5 .000 7.5 3.2 0.3 4.9 0% .000 .000 1.19 3.40 3.09
1992 MOD A+ 25 25 151.0 143 78 126 6 .000 8.5 4.6 0.4 7.5 0% .000 .000 1.46 3.80 3.75
1993 HUN AA 28 28 165.7 169 85 112 16 .000 9.2 4.6 0.9 6.1 0% .000 .000 1.53 4.61 4.78
1994 HUN AA 17 17 103.3 100 39 63 5 .000 8.7 3.4 0.4 5.5 0% .000 .000 1.35 3.64 3.22
1994 TAC AAA 11 9 64.7 73 34 28 5 .000 10.2 4.7 0.7 3.9 0% .000 .000 1.65 5.64 4.03
1995 CHN MLB 2 0 2.0 2 1 0 1 .275 100 9.0 4.5 4.5 0.0 25% .143 .330 1.50 11.06 9.00
1995 IOW AAA 23 17 80.0 108 42 48 18 .000 12.2 4.7 2.0 5.4 0% .000 .000 1.88 6.48 7.31
1996 CHN MLB 6 0 11.0 16 5 7 3 .246 101 13.1 4.1 2.5 5.7 38% .361 .315 1.91 6.73 9.00
1996 IOW AAA 51 1 72.3 80 33 51 7 .000 10.0 4.1 0.9 6.3 0% .000 .000 1.56 4.22 4.85
1997 TEX MLB 9 5 32.7 45 18 18 6 .270 106 12.4 5.0 1.7 5.0 29% .345 .303 1.93 6.08 8.27
1997 OKL AAA 25 19 114.7 133 47 79 10 .000 10.4 3.7 0.8 6.2 0% .332 .000 1.57 4.17 5.10
1998 PCH A+ 1 0 3.0 2 1 3 0 .000 6.0 3.0 0.0 9.0 0% .000 .000 1.00 2.45 6.00
1998 TUL AA 1 0 1.7 2 2 3 1 .000 10.6 10.6 5.3 15.9 0% .000 .000 2.35 11.18 5.29
1998 OKL AAA 13 3 35.0 33 18 31 3 .000 8.5 4.6 0.8 8.0 0% .000 .000 1.46 4.44 3.34
1999 CHA MLB 1 1 6.0 4 2 2 0 .247 99 6.0 3.0 0.0 3.0 28% .222 .160 1.00 3.54 0.00
1999 CHR AAA 33 14 104.3 83 41 107 7 .000 7.2 3.5 0.6 9.2 0% .000 .000 1.19 3.45 4.06
2000 CHA MLB 10 1 15.7 25 15 6 4 .266 94 14.4 8.6 2.3 3.4 49% .362 .370 2.55 9.03 12.06
2000 TBA MLB 19 5 52.7 47 14 38 4 .264 94 8.0 2.4 0.7 6.5 55% .272 .217 1.16 3.62 2.56
2001 TBA MLB 39 27 195.3 200 79 110 23 .265 96 9.2 3.6 1.1 5.1 44% .287 .266 1.43 4.85 4.42
2002 TBA MLB 33 33 224.0 271 89 137 33 .270 96 10.9 3.6 1.3 5.5 42% .322 .298 1.61 5.06 5.18
2003 TOR MLB 40 8 89.3 107 43 54 14 .265 105 10.8 4.3 1.4 5.4 44% .313 .288 1.68 5.60 5.94
2004 NYA MLB 28 3 77.3 75 33 56 9 .260 104 8.7 3.8 1.0 6.5 41% .283 .257 1.40 4.73 5.47
2004 LVG AAA 6 6 36.0 26 12 32 2 .000 6.5 3.0 0.5 8.0 0% .247 .000 1.06 3.45 2.50
2005 NYA MLB 64 1 78.0 76 27 45 10 .261 103 8.8 3.1 1.2 5.2 47% .270 .258 1.32 4.83 4.73
2005 TAM A+ 2 2 3.0 4 0 4 0 .000 12.0 0.0 0.0 12.0 0% -1.000 .000 1.33 0.78 6.00
2006 NYA MLB 18 0 10.7 17 6 6 3 .253 105 14.3 5.1 2.5 5.1 44% .350 .350 2.16 7.69 7.59
2007 ROM A 4 4 5.0 7 1 1 0 .269 101 12.6 1.8 0.0 1.8 67% .333 .277 1.60 3.70 5.40
2007 MIS AA 2 2 1.7 3 4 2 0 .279 85 15.9 21.2 0.0 10.6 50% .500 .436 4.12 8.10 21.18
2007 GWN AAA 4 4 4.0 5 5 3 0 .000 11.2 11.2 0.0 6.8 0% .357 .000 2.50 5.43 6.75
2007 BRA Rk 2 2 0.7 2 2 1 0 .273 100 25.7 25.7 0.0 12.9 67% .667 .421 5.71 9.16 25.71
2008 LAN MLB 3 0 2.3 1 1 1 0 .252 94 3.9 3.9 0.0 3.9 14% .143 .179 0.86 3.53 0.00
2008 JAX AA 18 1 23.0 31 6 16 2 .251 97 12.1 2.3 0.8 6.3 37% .341 .304 1.61 3.76 4.70
2008 LVG AAA 21 0 28.3 25 12 23 4 .256 121 8.0 3.8 1.3 7.3 44% .253 .252 1.31 4.98 4.13
2009 ABQ AAA 8 0 7.3 9 5 7 1 .296 95 11.1 6.2 1.2 8.6 70% .364 .333 1.92 5.37 6.16

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 35 0.5429 0.5429 0.9474 0.7895 0.2500 1.0000 0.7500 0.0526
Career350.54290.54290.94740.78950.2510.750.0526

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
2007-03-30 2007-08-24 60-DL 147 128 Right Shoulder Recovery From Surgery Rotator Cuff 2006-05-23
2006-05-14 2006-10-08 60-DL 147 128 Right Shoulder Surgery Rotator Cuff 2006-05-23
2005-04-17 2005-05-05 15-DL 18 17 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique -
2000-08-27 2000-10-02 15-DL 36 33 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2007 LAN $750,000
2006 NYA $1,500,000
2005 NYA $850,000
2003 TOR $1,000,000
2002 TBA $295,000
2001 TBA $237,500
2000 CHA, TBA $206,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
7 yrPrevious$4,838,500
7 yrTotal$4,838,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
8 y 68 d

Details
  • re-signed as a free agent 1/26/09 (minor-league contract, $0.55M major league)
  • designated for assignment 8/28/08 contract purchased 8/14/08
  • signed as a free agent from ATL 12/12/07 (minor-league contract)
  • released 8/21/07 signed as a free agent from NYY 12/06, 1 year/$0.75M (07)+bonuses
  • $0.35M roster bonus (for 1 day on 25-m), $0.45M performance bonus (apps as sp, rp)
  • NYY exercised $1.5M 06 option 11/05
  • avoided arbitration 1/05, 1 year/$1M (05)+$1.5M 06 club option $0.15M buyout
  • contract purchased, acquired in trade from LA 5/04
  • signed as a free agent from TB (minor-league contract) 4/04 released 4/04 signed as a free agent from LA 3/04 (minor-league contract)
  • signed as a free agent from TOR 12/03 (minor-league contract) sent outright to Triple-A 10/03 signed as a free agent from TB 12/02, 1 year/$1M (03)
  • 1 year/$0.295M (02) 2/02

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Baseball ProGUESTus: Pitch Types and the Times Through the Order PenaltyMitchel Lichtman2013-11-15
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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, Tanyon Sturtze threw 46 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2008 and 2009, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2009, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (91mph) and Change (83mph).