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James Baldwin PWhite Sox

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
11 1322.7 79 74 2 844 5.01 7.2
Birth Date7-15-1971
Height6' 3"
Weight210 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 CHA MLB 6 4 14.7 32 9 10 6 .273 101 19.6 5.5 3.7 6.1 27% .464 .416 2.80 8.94 12.89 110 13.38 -1.2
1996 CHA MLB 28 28 169.0 168 57 127 24 .268 95 8.9 3.0 1.3 6.8 36% .284 .255 1.33 4.68 4.42 91 4.62 2.7
1997 CHA MLB 32 32 200.0 205 83 140 19 .265 96 9.2 3.7 0.9 6.3 38% .294 .266 1.44 4.30 5.26 101 4.77 2.3
1998 CHA MLB 37 24 159.0 176 60 108 18 .266 99 10.0 3.4 1.0 6.1 41% .306 .274 1.48 4.66 5.32 99 5.18 1.1
1999 CHA MLB 35 33 199.3 219 81 123 34 .263 99 9.9 3.7 1.5 5.6 44% .289 .271 1.51 5.51 5.10 110 5.27 2.1
2000 CHA MLB 29 28 178.0 185 59 116 34 .263 95 9.4 3.0 1.7 5.9 52% .279 .260 1.37 5.53 4.65 101 5.06 2.3
2001 CHA 0 17 16 95.7 109 38 42 15 .259 103 10.3 3.6 1.4 4.0 46% .283 .274 1.54 5.58 4.61 0 0.00 0.0
2001 LAN 0 12 12 79.3 82 25 53 10 .261 94 9.3 2.8 1.1 6.0 51% .298 .263 1.35 4.37 4.20 0 0.00 0.0
2002 SEA MLB 30 23 150.0 179 49 88 26 .266 95 10.7 2.9 1.6 5.3 46% .311 .294 1.52 5.26 5.28 113 5.99 -0.7
2003 MIN MLB 10 0 15.0 21 4 7 6 .256 102 12.6 2.4 3.6 4.2 45% .288 .345 1.67 8.16 5.40 114 9.41 -0.7
2004 NYN MLB 2 2 6.0 13 5 1 3 .261 97 19.5 7.5 4.5 1.5 24% .385 .460 3.00 12.12 15.00 120 19.28 -0.9
2005 BAL 0 20 0 39.3 36 9 20 5 .274 102 8.2 2.1 1.1 4.6 31% .246 .247 1.14 4.53 3.20 0 0.00 0.0
2005 TEX 0 8 0 17.3 18 7 9 3 .270 112 9.3 3.6 1.6 4.7 39% .268 .280 1.44 5.65 5.19 0 0.00 0.0
2001 TOT MLB 29 28 175.0 191 63 95 25 .260 99 9.8 3.2 1.3 4.9 48% .289 .269 1.45 5.03 4.42 114 4.86 1.8
2005 TOT MLB 28 0 56.7 54 16 29 8 .273 105 8.6 2.5 1.3 4.6 34% .253 .258 1.24 4.87 3.81 104 3.69 1.1
CareerMLB2662021322.71443486844203.265979.83.31.45.742%.294.2731.465.105.011045.299.9

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 UTI A- 7 7 37.3 40 27 23 0 .000 9.7 6.5 0.0 5.5 0% .000 .000 1.80 4.08 5.31
1992 SBN A 21 21 137.7 118 45 137 6 .000 7.7 2.9 0.4 9.0 0% .000 .000 1.18 2.71 2.42
1992 SAR A+ 6 6 37.7 31 7 39 2 .000 7.4 1.7 0.5 9.3 0% .000 .000 1.01 2.12 2.86
1993 BIR AA 17 17 120.0 94 43 107 6 .000 7.0 3.2 0.5 8.0 0% .000 .000 1.14 3.11 2.25
1993 NAS AAA 10 10 69.0 43 36 61 5 .000 5.6 4.7 0.7 8.0 0% .000 .000 1.14 3.92 2.61
1994 NAS AAA 26 26 162.0 144 83 156 14 .000 8.0 4.6 0.8 8.7 0% .000 .000 1.40 4.09 3.72
1995 CHA MLB 6 4 14.7 32 9 10 6 .273 101 19.6 5.5 3.7 6.1 27% .464 .416 2.80 8.94 12.89
1995 NAS AAA 18 18 95.3 120 44 89 27 .000 11.3 4.2 2.5 8.4 0% .000 .000 1.72 6.38 5.86
1996 CHA MLB 28 28 169.0 168 57 127 24 .268 95 8.9 3.0 1.3 6.8 36% .284 .255 1.33 4.68 4.42
1996 NAS AAA 2 2 14.0 5 4 15 0 .000 3.2 2.6 0.0 9.6 0% .000 .000 0.64 1.72 0.64
1997 CHA MLB 32 32 200.0 205 83 140 19 .265 96 9.2 3.7 0.9 6.3 38% .294 .266 1.44 4.30 5.26
1998 CHA MLB 37 24 159.0 176 60 108 18 .266 99 10.0 3.4 1.0 6.1 41% .306 .274 1.48 4.66 5.32
1999 CHA MLB 35 33 199.3 219 81 123 34 .263 99 9.9 3.7 1.5 5.6 44% .289 .271 1.51 5.51 5.10
2000 CHA MLB 29 28 178.0 185 59 116 34 .263 95 9.4 3.0 1.7 5.9 52% .279 .260 1.37 5.53 4.65
2001 CHA MLB 17 16 95.7 109 38 42 15 .259 103 10.3 3.6 1.4 4.0 46% .283 .274 1.54 5.58 4.61
2001 LAN MLB 12 12 79.3 82 25 53 10 .261 94 9.3 2.8 1.1 6.0 51% .298 .263 1.35 4.37 4.20
2001 CHR AAA 2 2 12.0 12 2 11 2 .000 9.0 1.5 1.5 8.2 0% .000 .000 1.17 3.99 5.25
2002 SEA MLB 30 23 150.0 179 49 88 26 .266 95 10.7 2.9 1.6 5.3 46% .311 .294 1.52 5.26 5.28
2003 MIN MLB 10 0 15.0 21 4 7 6 .256 102 12.6 2.4 3.6 4.2 45% .288 .345 1.67 8.16 5.40
2003 OMA AAA 8 8 46.3 48 13 24 3 .000 9.3 2.5 0.6 4.7 0% .287 .000 1.32 4.14 4.08
2003 ROC AAA 5 5 29.7 25 3 18 2 .000 7.6 0.9 0.6 5.5 0% .253 .000 0.94 3.25 2.42
2004 NYN MLB 2 2 6.0 13 5 1 3 .261 97 19.5 7.5 4.5 1.5 24% .385 .460 3.00 12.12 15.00
2004 NOR AAA 5 5 31.0 34 5 24 3 .000 9.9 1.5 0.9 7.0 0% .320 .000 1.26 3.64 2.90
2004 TOL AAA 18 16 115.7 110 20 61 12 .000 8.6 1.6 0.9 4.7 0% .268 .000 1.12 4.14 3.73
2005 BAL MLB 20 0 39.3 36 9 20 5 .274 102 8.2 2.1 1.1 4.6 31% .246 .247 1.14 4.53 3.20
2005 TEX MLB 8 0 17.3 18 7 9 3 .270 112 9.3 3.6 1.6 4.7 39% .268 .280 1.44 5.65 5.19
2005 OTT AAA 8 8 47.0 52 4 25 6 .254 95 10.0 0.8 1.1 4.8 46% .284 .225 1.19 4.19 4.60
2006 SYR AAA 2 0 2.0 4 0 1 1 .253 118 18.0 0.0 4.5 4.5 57% .231 .374 2.00 8.58 4.50

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
2006-04-13 2006-04-22 Minors 9 0 Not Disclosed -
2001-08-11 2001-08-18 DTD 7 6 - Trunk Strain Ribcage - -
2001-04-02 2001-04-21 15-DL 19 15 Right Shoulder Recovery From Surgery 2000-10-20 -
2000-10-20 2000-10-20 Off 0 0 Right Shoulder Surgery Bone Spur 2000-10-20 -
2000-09-09 2000-09-27 DTD 18 16 Right Shoulder Inflammation -
2000-08-18 2000-08-29 DTD 11 10 Right Shoulder Inflammation - -
2000-04-13 2000-04-23 DTD 10 8 - Trunk Contusion Ribs Batted Ball - -
1999-03-17 1999-03-17 Camp 0 0 - Ankle Sprain - -
1998-08-17 1998-08-26 DTD 9 9 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2002 SEA $1,250,000
2001 CHA, LAN $5,950,000
2000 CHA $3,300,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$10,500,000
3 yrTotal$10,500,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
8 y 56 dRex Gary

Details
  • sent to minor-league camp 3/06 signed as a free agent from BAL 1/06 (minor-league contract)
  • claimed off waivers from TEX 8/05 designated for assignment 8/05 claimed off waivers from BAL 7/05 contract purchased 5/05 signed as a free agent from DT 1/05 (minor-league contract) contract purchased 5/04 Triple-A 3/04 signed as a free agent from MIN 2/04 (minor-league contract)
  • sent outright to Triple-A 8/03 contract purchased 7/03 signed as a free agent from KC 6/03 (minor-league contract) signed as a free agent from SEA 1/03, 1 year/$0.575M (minor-league contract)
  • SEA declined 03 option 10/02
  • 1 year/$1.25M (02)+$4M club option
  • 02:c$1.75M in bonuses
  • acquired in trade from CWS 7/01 (CWS pay $0.5M of remaining $2M salary
  • LA pays $1.5M) 01:1 year/$5.95M

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