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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
19 511 1777.7 115 87 3 4.49 15.1
Birth Date7-7-1966
Height6' 4"
Weight220 lbs
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 oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
1990 SEA MLB 6 0 8.0 0 0 0 8 2 4 0 .252 104 9.0 2.2 0.0 4.5 57% .286 .234 1.25 2.93 4.50 105 4.17 0.1
1991 SEA MLB 22 2 36.7 2 2 1 34 14 16 6 .270 99 8.3 3.4 1.5 3.9 41% .239 .265 1.31 5.31 3.68 114 5.65 -0.3
1992 SFN MLB 23 11 70.7 2 7 0 80 31 47 4 .252 99 10.2 3.9 0.5 6.0 40% .325 .282 1.57 3.58 4.97 108 5.29 -0.3
1993 SFN MLB 54 5 95.3 10 3 0 95 37 88 14 .254 96 9.0 3.5 1.3 8.3 38% .305 .262 1.38 4.30 4.25 87 4.51 0.9
1994 SFN MLB 57 0 74.0 3 6 0 59 45 84 5 .255 95 7.2 5.5 0.6 10.2 36% .297 .249 1.41 3.74 4.38 96 4.55 0.8
1995 CIN 0 15 9 63.3 6 2 0 52 26 50 4 .250 105 7.4 3.7 0.6 7.1 53% .267 .217 1.23 3.54 3.27 0 0.00 0.0
1995 SFN 0 37 0 43.3 4 2 0 38 25 46 5 .255 99 7.9 5.2 1.0 9.6 37% .287 .259 1.45 4.17 4.98 0 0.00 0.0
1996 CIN MLB 34 33 195.0 11 13 0 179 97 148 18 .250 102 8.3 4.5 0.8 6.8 45% .276 .247 1.42 4.30 3.83 112 5.67 0.9
1997 CIN MLB 30 27 160.0 11 10 0 157 73 131 22 .254 103 8.8 4.1 1.2 7.4 46% .287 .261 1.44 4.76 4.72 105 5.27 1.0
1998 CLE MLB 32 31 203.7 15 10 0 210 69 132 30 .268 103 9.3 3.0 1.3 5.8 43% .285 .257 1.37 4.96 4.11 105 5.65 0.5
1999 CLE MLB 34 34 220.0 15 9 0 211 96 174 30 .261 105 8.6 3.9 1.2 7.1 42% .286 .244 1.40 4.81 4.25 100 5.12 2.8
2000 CLE MLB 32 32 191.3 16 6 0 199 91 180 19 .262 99 9.4 4.3 0.9 8.5 55% .324 .250 1.52 4.09 4.47 86 4.16 4.3
2001 CLE MLB 32 27 150.7 10 10 0 188 54 118 16 .259 102 11.2 3.2 1.0 7.0 49% .349 .275 1.61 4.05 6.21 98 4.68 1.8
2002 CLE 0 12 3 34.0 1 0 0 30 17 25 3 .265 100 7.9 4.5 0.8 6.6 53% .270 .264 1.38 4.41 4.50 0 0.00 0.0
2002 TEX 0 23 18 111.3 4 5 0 125 40 70 13 .266 108 10.1 3.2 1.1 5.7 46% .304 .270 1.48 4.59 5.42 0 0.00 0.0
2003 MIL MLB 17 2 43.3 1 1 0 42 19 35 5 .258 104 8.7 3.9 1.0 7.3 48% .285 .256 1.41 4.45 3.53 99 5.11 0.2
2004 MIL 0 45 0 70.7 3 1 2 63 24 47 6 .260 92 8.0 3.1 0.8 6.0 42% .259 .243 1.23 3.83 4.08 0 0.00 0.0
2004 SFN 0 6 0 6.3 1 0 0 7 2 3 1 .228 100 9.9 2.8 1.4 4.3 41% .286 .233 1.42 5.01 5.68 0 0.00 0.0
1995 TOT MLB 52 9 106.7 10 4 0 90 51 96 9 .252 102 7.6 4.3 0.8 8.1 47% .275 .235 1.32 3.80 3.97 99 4.55 1.3
2002 TOT MLB 35 21 145.3 5 5 0 155 57 95 16 .266 106 9.6 3.5 1.0 5.9 48% .296 .269 1.46 4.55 5.20 107 4.58 1.6
2004 TOT MLB 51 0 77.0 4 1 2 70 26 50 7 .257 92 8.2 3.0 0.8 5.8 42% .261 .242 1.25 3.93 4.21 110 6.12 -0.5
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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.
Minor league stats are currently shownClick to hide.
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
1987 BLN A- 5 5 23.3 3 1 0 20 3 24 0 .000 7.7 1.2 0.0 9.3 0% .000 .000 0.99 2.03 1.93 0 0.00
1987 SLN A+ 9 9 54.7 1 6 0 53 29 46 3 .000 8.7 4.8 0.5 7.6 0% .000 .000 1.50 3.78 4.61 0 0.00
1988 SBR A+ 20 20 114.0 5 7 0 106 54 102 4 .000 8.4 4.3 0.3 8.1 0% .000 .000 1.40 3.18 2.68 0 0.00
1989 WPT AA 25 25 156.7 11 7 0 138 55 89 7 .000 7.9 3.2 0.4 5.1 0% .000 .000 1.23 3.27 3.16 0 0.00
1990 SEA MLB 6 0 8.0 0 0 0 8 2 4 0 .252 104 9.0 2.2 0.0 4.5 57% .286 .234 1.25 2.93 4.50 105 4.17
1990 CLG AAA 31 18 113.7 10 6 2 124 45 47 11 .000 9.8 3.6 0.9 3.7 0% .000 .000 1.49 5.18 4.67 0 0.00
1991 SEA MLB 22 2 36.7 2 2 1 34 14 16 6 .270 99 8.3 3.4 1.5 3.9 41% .239 .265 1.31 5.31 3.68 114 5.65
1991 CLG AAA 23 9 71.3 6 4 4 82 27 42 4 .000 10.4 3.4 0.5 5.3 0% .000 .000 1.53 4.21 3.53 0 0.00
1992 SFN MLB 23 11 70.7 2 7 0 80 31 47 4 .252 99 10.2 3.9 0.5 6.0 40% .325 .282 1.57 3.58 4.97 108 5.29
1992 PHX AAA 13 13 74.3 5 5 0 86 24 44 5 .000 10.4 2.9 0.6 5.3 0% .000 .000 1.48 4.16 4.72 0 0.00
1993 SFN MLB 54 5 95.3 10 3 0 95 37 88 14 .254 96 9.0 3.5 1.3 8.3 38% .305 .262 1.38 4.30 4.25 87 4.51
1994 SFN MLB 57 0 74.0 3 6 0 59 45 84 5 .255 95 7.2 5.5 0.6 10.2 36% .297 .249 1.41 3.74 4.38 96 4.55
1995 CIN MLB 15 9 63.3 6 2 0 52 26 50 4 .250 105 7.4 3.7 0.6 7.1 53% .267 .217 1.23 3.54 3.27 98 4.61
1995 SFN MLB 37 0 43.3 4 2 0 38 25 46 5 .255 99 7.9 5.2 1.0 9.6 37% .287 .259 1.45 4.17 4.98 99 4.46
1996 CIN MLB 34 33 195.0 11 13 0 179 97 148 18 .250 102 8.3 4.5 0.8 6.8 45% .276 .247 1.42 4.30 3.83 112 5.67
1997 CIN MLB 30 27 160.0 11 10 0 157 73 131 22 .254 103 8.8 4.1 1.2 7.4 46% .287 .261 1.44 4.76 4.72 105 5.27
1998 CLE MLB 32 31 203.7 15 10 0 210 69 132 30 .268 103 9.3 3.0 1.3 5.8 43% .285 .257 1.37 4.96 4.11 105 5.65
1999 CLE MLB 34 34 220.0 15 9 0 211 96 174 30 .261 105 8.6 3.9 1.2 7.1 42% .286 .244 1.40 4.81 4.25 100 5.12
2000 CLE MLB 32 32 191.3 16 6 0 199 91 180 19 .262 99 9.4 4.3 0.9 8.5 55% .324 .250 1.52 4.09 4.47 86 4.16
2001 CLE MLB 32 27 150.7 10 10 0 188 54 118 16 .259 102 11.2 3.2 1.0 7.0 49% .349 .275 1.61 4.05 6.21 98 4.68
2002 CLE MLB 12 3 34.0 1 0 0 30 17 25 3 .265 100 7.9 4.5 0.8 6.6 53% .270 .264 1.38 4.41 4.50 106 4.97
2002 TEX MLB 23 18 111.3 4 5 0 125 40 70 13 .266 108 10.1 3.2 1.1 5.7 46% .304 .270 1.48 4.59 5.42 107 4.46
2002 AKR AA 1 1 4.7 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 .000 3.8 1.9 0.0 1.9 0% .143 .000 0.64 3.39 0.00 0 0.00
2003 MIL MLB 17 2 43.3 1 1 0 42 19 35 5 .258 104 8.7 3.9 1.0 7.3 48% .285 .256 1.41 4.45 3.53 99 5.11
2003 BUF AAA 4 4 22.0 1 3 0 18 5 10 2 .000 7.4 2.0 0.8 4.1 0% .235 .000 1.05 4.37 2.05 0 0.00
2003 IND AAA 10 9 50.7 5 4 0 65 16 34 4 .000 11.5 2.8 0.7 6.0 0% .359 .000 1.60 3.97 5.33 0 0.00
2004 MIL MLB 45 0 70.7 3 1 2 63 24 47 6 .260 92 8.0 3.1 0.8 6.0 42% .259 .243 1.23 3.83 4.08 110 6.10
2004 SFN MLB 6 0 6.3 1 0 0 7 2 3 1 .228 100 9.9 2.8 1.4 4.3 41% .286 .233 1.42 5.01 5.68 109 6.40
2005 ROU AAA 18 1 35.3 4 3 0 46 10 22 1 .272 55 11.7 2.5 0.3 5.6 44% .352 .302 1.59 3.49 4.59 104 6.02

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  —  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
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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BP Unfiltered: The ComebackMatthew Trueblood2015-04-30
The Lineup Card: 13 Pitcher Injuries We Wish We Could UndoBaseball Prospectus2014-05-28
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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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