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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
15 1777.7 115 87 3 1398 4.49 24.7
Birth Date7-7-1966
Height6' 4"
Weight220 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsR
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
1990 SEA 23 6 0 8.0 0.0 8.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 35 8 6 4 0 8 2 2 1 4 4.50 2.93 3.82 1.3 0.1
1991 SEA 24 22 2 36.7 12.0 24.7 2 2 1 0 2 0 153 34 16 15 6 63 14 11 0 16 3.68 5.31 4.93 1.3 0.1
1992 SFN 25 23 11 70.7 45.3 25.3 2 7 0 0 2 0 318 80 43 39 4 111 31 29 2 47 4.97 3.58 3.95 6.8 0.7
1993 SFN 26 54 5 95.3 23.7 71.7 10 3 0 3 2 0 408 95 49 45 14 151 37 32 3 88 4.25 4.30 4.39 13.2 1.3
1994 SFN 27 57 0 74.0 0.0 74.0 3 6 0 3 0 0 322 59 39 36 5 94 45 42 6 84 4.38 3.74 3.66 11.6 1.1
1995 CIN 28 15 9 63.3 51.0 12.3 6 2 0 0 4 0 260 52 24 23 4 77 26 25 0 50 3.27 3.54 4.29 13.3 1.2
1995 SFN 28 37 0 43.3 0.0 43.3 4 2 0 1 0 0 191 38 26 24 5 61 25 23 0 46 4.98 4.17 4.41 4.6 0.4
1996 CIN 29 34 33 195.0 193.0 2.0 11 13 0 0 17 3 849 179 96 83 18 279 97 88 2 148 3.83 4.30 4.27 31.6 2.6
1997 CIN 30 30 27 160.0 155.7 4.3 11 10 0 0 13 1 706 157 88 84 22 264 73 63 9 131 4.72 4.76 5.20 15.1 1.6
1998 CLE 31 32 31 203.7 200.0 3.7 15 10 0 1 18 2 870 210 100 93 30 344 69 65 7 132 4.11 4.96 5.21 22.9 2.4
1999 CLE 32 34 34 220.0 220.0 0.0 15 9 0 0 19 1 940 211 113 104 30 350 96 93 8 174 4.25 4.81 5.27 33.8 3.4
2000 CLE 33 32 32 191.3 191.3 0.0 16 6 0 0 16 0 848 199 99 95 19 309 91 89 2 180 4.47 4.09 4.38 44.7 4.3
2001 CLE 34 32 27 150.7 137.7 13.0 10 10 0 0 12 1 684 188 112 104 16 289 54 52 3 118 6.21 4.05 4.89 20.7 1.9
2002 CLE 35 12 3 34.0 17.7 16.3 1 0 0 1 1 0 147 30 20 17 3 52 17 17 2 25 4.50 4.41 4.86 2.8 0.3
2002 TEX 35 23 18 111.3 104.3 7.0 4 5 0 1 8 0 499 125 71 67 13 209 40 37 7 70 5.42 4.59 4.97 15.8 1.5
2003 MIL 36 17 2 43.3 9.7 33.7 1 1 0 0 0 0 193 42 19 17 5 67 19 17 4 35 3.53 4.45 3.95 7.2 0.7
2004 MIL 37 45 0 70.7 0.0 70.7 3 1 2 2 0 0 299 63 36 32 6 98 24 22 2 47 4.08 3.83 3.81 9.0 1.0
2004 SFN 37 6 0 6.3 0.0 6.3 1 0 0 1 0 0 27 7 4 4 1 10 2 2 0 3 5.68 5.01 6.58 0.1 -0.0
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Advanced

'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 FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1987 BLN A- 5 5 23.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1987 SLN A+ 9 9 54.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1988 SBR A+ 20 20 114.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 WPT AA 25 25 156.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 SEA MLB 6 0 8.0 3.82 115 .234 .262 .321 .377 .252 .286 104 1.3 0.1 1.3 0.1
1990 CLG AAA 31 18 113.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 SEA MLB 22 2 36.7 4.93 89 .265 .258 .329 .402 .270 .239 99 1.3 0.1 1.3 0.1
1991 CLG AAA 23 9 71.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 SFN MLB 23 11 70.7 3.95 97 .282 .251 .307 .366 .252 .325 99 6.6 0.7 6.8 0.7
1992 PHX AAA 13 13 74.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 SFN MLB 54 5 95.3 4.39 99 .262 .259 .317 .391 .254 .305 96 9.9 1.0 13.2 1.3
1994 SFN MLB 57 0 74.0 3.66 117 .249 .267 .329 .413 .255 .297 95 12.4 1.2 11.6 1.1
1995 CIN MLB 15 9 63.3 4.29 112 .217 .262 .323 .400 .250 .267 105 11.9 1.2 13.3 1.2
1995 SFN MLB 37 0 43.3 4.41 104 .259 .262 .328 .404 .255 .287 99 4.6 0.4 4.6 0.4
1996 CIN MLB 34 33 195.0 4.27 111 .247 .260 .323 .402 .250 .276 102 32.3 3.1 31.6 2.6
1997 CIN MLB 30 27 160.0 5.20 91 .261 .259 .326 .400 .254 .287 103 12.7 1.2 15.1 1.6
1998 CLE MLB 32 31 203.7 5.21 100 .257 .272 .339 .434 .268 .285 103 21.3 2.1 22.9 2.4
1999 CLE MLB 34 34 220.0 5.27 106 .244 .272 .341 .434 .261 .286 105 32.8 3.1 33.8 3.4
2000 CLE MLB 32 32 191.3 4.38 117 .250 .273 .344 .438 .262 .324 99 45.2 4.2 44.7 4.3
2001 CLE MLB 32 27 150.7 4.89 102 .275 .266 .329 .424 .259 .349 102 20.4 2.0 20.7 1.9
2002 CLE MLB 12 3 34.0 4.86 100 .264 .266 .333 .431 .265 .270 100 2.8 0.3 2.8 0.3
2002 TEX MLB 23 18 111.3 4.97 105 .270 .263 .332 .421 .266 .304 108 14.9 1.5 15.8 1.5
2002 AKR AA 1 1 4.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .143 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 MIL MLB 17 2 43.3 3.95 118 .256 .265 .328 .421 .258 .285 104 8.4 0.8 7.2 0.7
2003 BUF AAA 4 4 22.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .235 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 IND AAA 10 9 50.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .359 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 MIL MLB 45 0 70.7 3.81 112 .243 .262 .324 .423 .260 .259 92 9.1 0.9 9.0 1.0
2004 SFN MLB 6 0 6.3 6.58 60 .233 .246 .301 .368 .228 .286 100 -0.5 -0.0 0.1 -0.0
2005 ROU AAA 18 1 35.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -1.364 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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
1987 SLN A+ 1 6 0 9 9 54.7 53 29 46 3 0% .000 8.7 4.8 0.5 7.6 1.50 4.61 0.0 0.0
1987 BLN A- 3 1 0 5 5 23.3 20 3 24 0 0% .000 7.7 1.2 0.0 9.3 0.99 1.93 0.0 0.0
1988 SBR A+ 5 7 0 20 20 114.0 106 54 102 4 0% .000 8.4 4.3 0.3 8.1 1.40 2.68 0.0 0.0
1989 WPT AA 11 7 0 25 25 156.7 138 55 89 7 0% .000 7.9 3.2 0.4 5.1 1.23 3.16 0.0 0.0
1990 CLG AAA 10 6 2 31 18 113.7 124 45 47 11 0% .000 9.8 3.6 0.9 3.7 1.49 4.67 0.0 0.0
1990 SEA MLB 0 0 0 6 0 8.0 8 2 4 0 57% .286 9.0 2.2 0.0 4.5 1.25 4.50 1.3 0.1
1991 SEA MLB 2 2 1 22 2 36.7 34 14 16 6 41% .239 8.3 3.4 1.5 3.9 1.31 3.68 1.3 0.1
1991 CLG AAA 6 4 4 23 9 71.3 82 27 42 4 0% .000 10.4 3.4 0.5 5.3 1.53 3.53 0.0 0.0
1992 SFN MLB 2 7 0 23 11 70.7 80 31 47 4 40% .325 10.2 3.9 0.5 6.0 1.57 4.97 6.8 0.7
1992 PHX AAA 5 5 0 13 13 74.3 86 24 44 5 0% .000 10.4 2.9 0.6 5.3 1.48 4.72 0.0 0.0
1993 SFN MLB 10 3 0 54 5 95.3 95 37 88 14 38% .305 9.0 3.5 1.3 8.3 1.38 4.25 13.2 1.3
1994 SFN MLB 3 6 0 57 0 74.0 59 45 84 5 36% .297 7.2 5.5 0.6 10.2 1.41 4.38 11.6 1.1
1995 CIN MLB 6 2 0 15 9 63.3 52 26 50 4 53% .267 7.4 3.7 0.6 7.1 1.23 3.27 13.3 1.2
1995 SFN MLB 4 2 0 37 0 43.3 38 25 46 5 37% .287 7.9 5.2 1.0 9.6 1.45 4.98 4.6 0.4
1996 CIN MLB 11 13 0 34 33 195.0 179 97 148 18 45% .276 8.3 4.5 0.8 6.8 1.42 3.83 31.6 2.6
1997 CIN MLB 11 10 0 30 27 160.0 157 73 131 22 46% .287 8.8 4.1 1.2 7.4 1.44 4.72 15.1 1.6
1998 CLE MLB 15 10 0 32 31 203.7 210 69 132 30 43% .285 9.3 3.0 1.3 5.8 1.37 4.11 22.9 2.4
1999 CLE MLB 15 9 0 34 34 220.0 211 96 174 30 42% .286 8.6 3.9 1.2 7.1 1.40 4.25 33.8 3.4
2000 CLE MLB 16 6 0 32 32 191.3 199 91 180 19 55% .324 9.4 4.3 0.9 8.5 1.52 4.47 44.7 4.3
2001 CLE MLB 10 10 0 32 27 150.7 188 54 118 16 49% .349 11.2 3.2 1.0 7.0 1.61 6.21 20.7 1.9
2002 CLE MLB 1 0 0 12 3 34.0 30 17 25 3 53% .270 7.9 4.5 0.8 6.6 1.38 4.50 2.8 0.3
2002 TEX MLB 4 5 0 23 18 111.3 125 40 70 13 46% .304 10.1 3.2 1.1 5.7 1.48 5.42 15.8 1.5
2002 AKR AA 0 0 0 1 1 4.7 2 1 1 0 0% .143 3.8 1.9 0.0 1.9 0.64 0.00 0.0 0.0
2003 MIL MLB 1 1 0 17 2 43.3 42 19 35 5 48% .285 8.7 3.9 1.0 7.3 1.41 3.53 7.2 0.7
2003 BUF AAA 1 3 0 4 4 22.0 18 5 10 2 0% .235 7.4 2.0 0.8 4.1 1.05 2.05 0.0 0.0
2003 IND AAA 5 4 0 10 9 50.7 65 16 34 4 0% .359 11.5 2.8 0.7 6.0 1.60 5.33 0.0 0.0
2004 SFN MLB 1 0 0 6 0 6.3 7 2 3 1 41% .286 9.9 2.8 1.4 4.3 1.42 5.68 0.1 -0.0
2004 MIL MLB 3 1 2 45 0 70.7 63 24 47 6 42% .259 8.0 3.1 0.8 6.0 1.23 4.08 9.0 1.0
2005 ROU AAA 4 3 0 18 1 35.3 46 10 22 1 0% -1.364 11.7 2.5 0.3 5.6 1.59 4.59 0.0 0.0

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

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2004-09-20 2004-10-04 DTD 14 12 Left Shoulder Separation - -
2004-05-02 2004-05-07 DTD 5 4 Right Groin Strain - -
2001-05-03 2001-05-03 DTD 0 0 - General Medical Illness - -
2000-08-03 2000-08-09 DTD 6 6 Right Fingers Blister Index Finger - -
2000-03-14 2000-03-22 Camp 8 0 - Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
1998-08-05 1998-08-15 DTD 10 8 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
1997-08-07 1997-08-26 15-DL 19 18 - Low Back Spasms - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2004 MIL $440,000
2002 TEX, CLE $2,000,000
2001 CLE $5,000,000
2000 CLE $5,000,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$12,440,000
4 yrTotal$12,440,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
9 y 59 d

Details
  • sent to minor-league camp 3/05 signed as a free agent from SF 1/05 (minor-league contract) acquired in trade from MIL 9/04
  • 1 year/$0.44M (04)
  • contract purchased 6/03
  • signed as a free agent from CLE (minor-league contract) sent to minor-league camp 3/03
  • 1 year/$0.5M+$0.7M bonuses 12/03 (minor-league contract)
  • contract purchased 8/02 signed 8/02 (minor-league contract)
  • released-TX 8/02 1 year/$2M (02) signed as a free agent from CLE 12/01 CLE declined $5M 02 opt, paid $0.5M buyout

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The Lineup Card: 13 Pitcher Injuries We Wish We Could UndoBaseball Prospectus2014-05-28
This article requires BP Premium accessResearch Mailbag: More Than a MouthfulBradley Ankrom2012-04-12
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Twins Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2011-11-03
Seidnotes: Those Who Don't Need SupportEric Seidman2010-08-18
Prospectus Q&A: Gary MayseDavid Laurila2009-02-08
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 17-26Christina Kahrl2006-03-27
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 7-9Christina Kahrl2006-03-10
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 29-April 4, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-04-12
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Offseason - The CentralsChristina Kahrl2005-03-11
This article requires BP Premium accessTeams: A Critical Guide: Rare Dick Weik Mention EditionSteven Goldman2004-09-22
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: The Luxury of TimeWill Carroll2004-09-20
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 30-September 15Christina Kahrl2004-09-17
This article requires BP Premium accessTeams: A Critical Guide: In Which A Myth is ShatteredSteven Goldman2004-08-31
This article requires BP Premium accessTeams: A Critical Guide: The Branch Rickey EditionSteven Goldman2004-04-23
This article requires BP Premium accessCan Of Corn: Bullets Over BaseballDayn Perry2004-04-07
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 31-April 5, 2004Christina Kahrl2004-04-06
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The CentralsBaseball Prospectus2004-01-13
Prospectus Triple Play: Houston Astros, Milwaukee Brewers, Montreal Expos, Oakland Athletics, San Francisco Giants, Toronto Blue JaysBaseball Prospectus2003-07-07
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: June 26-30, 2003Christina Kahrl2003-07-02
Prospectus Triple Play: Atlanta Braves, Minnesota Twins, Tampa Bay Devil RaysBaseball Prospectus2003-05-14
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 25-April 6, 2003Christina Kahrl2003-04-09
Transaction Analysis: The CentralsChristina Kahrl2003-01-30
Prospectus Feature: That's the Chicago WayKeith Scherer2003-01-24
Transaction Analysis: August 19-21, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-08-23
Transaction Analysis: August 8-11, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-08-14
Transaction Analysis: August 4-7, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-08-12
Transaction Analysis: July 15-21, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-07-24
Transaction Analysis: June 18-24, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-06-26
Transaction Analysis: May 23-27, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-05-29
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 30-May 11, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-05-13
Prospectus Feature: Aim for the Head: Dropping the Worst StartsKeith Woolner2002-05-03
Transaction Analysis: April 25-29, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-05-01
Transaction Analysis: April 4-6, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-04-08
Transaction Analysis: March 31-April 3, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-04-05
Transaction Analysis: March 26-30, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-04-02
Transaction Analysis: March 6-13, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-03-18
2001 Internet Baseball Awards Results: Your Choices for the League's Top HonorsGreg Spira2001-11-09
Pitching and Defense: How Much Control Do Hurlers Have?Voros McCracken2001-01-23
Internet Baseball Awards: Pitcher of the YearBaseball Prospectus2000-11-02
1999 Internet Baseball Awards Results: Your ballots have been counted, and the results are inGreg Spira1999-11-20
1998 Internet Baseball Awards Results: Your ballots have been counted, and the results are inGreg Spira1998-10-29


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