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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
11 1357 56 100 0 810 4.99 6.3
Birth Date10-27-1973
Height6' 6"
Weight225 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
1997 PIT 23 3 0 6.0 0.0 6.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 27 10 4 4 2 18 1 1 0 3 6.00 6.91 8.04 -1.8 -0.2
1998 TBA 24 13 13 60.0 60.0 0.0 2 5 0 0 4 0 274 74 38 38 9 121 27 27 3 36 5.70 5.47 5.43 5.4 0.5
1999 BAL 25 22 21 115.3 114.7 0.7 8 7 0 0 9 1 515 120 74 70 16 196 55 55 3 71 5.46 5.28 5.96 4.6 0.3
2000 BAL 26 25 13 107.7 75.0 32.7 1 10 0 3 5 1 501 119 95 84 21 209 61 59 4 79 7.02 6.10 6.44 -3.8 -0.6
2001 BAL 27 32 32 196.0 196.0 0.0 10 12 0 0 15 2 856 194 109 89 28 332 77 74 13 114 4.09 5.17 5.64 -0.9 -0.5
2002 BAL 28 22 22 131.3 131.3 0.0 5 14 0 0 13 0 561 141 68 67 19 227 41 39 6 97 4.59 4.54 4.86 13.8 1.3
2003 BAL 29 32 32 189.7 189.7 0.0 10 10 0 0 14 5 858 216 100 88 22 319 80 72 10 118 4.18 4.78 5.05 15.5 1.5
2004 DET 30 33 33 196.7 196.7 0.0 8 15 0 0 15 1 859 222 121 112 22 343 60 57 5 125 5.13 4.33 5.01 25.3 2.1
2005 DET 31 33 33 210.0 210.0 0.0 8 13 0 0 19 2 888 233 117 106 23 347 49 45 6 93 4.54 4.38 5.12 10.0 1.1
2006 BOS 32 6 6 29.3 29.3 0.0 0 4 0 0 1 0 141 41 26 24 3 57 13 13 2 18 7.36 4.83 5.26 2.5 0.2
2006 CIN 32 4 0 8.7 0.0 8.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 38 11 5 3 1 17 0 0 1 4 3.12 4.03 4.09 1.6 0.2
2006 CLE 32 14 14 77.0 77.0 0.0 3 8 0 0 5 0 348 108 55 51 10 165 22 22 2 32 5.96 4.98 5.88 6.2 0.6
2008 LAN 34 16 2 29.3 10.3 19.0 1 2 0 0 1 0 130 32 19 17 5 58 12 9 2 20 5.22 5.39 6.17 -3.4 -0.3
Career2552211357.01290.067.0561000310112599615218317531812409498473578104.994.895.4175.16.3

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1993 WEL A- 6 6 35.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 AUG A 20 19 102.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 AUG A 11 11 53.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 LYN A+ 10 10 55.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 AUG A 14 14 84.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 LYN A+ 15 5 44.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 PIT MLB 3 0 6.0 8.04 28 .361 .285 .341 .451 .273 .381 101 -1.7 -0.2 -1.8 -0.2
1997 LYN A+ 17 17 99.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .337 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 CAR AA 9 9 57.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .316 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 TBA MLB 13 13 60.0 5.43 87 .303 .276 .344 .444 .271 .327 95 5.7 0.6 5.4 0.5
1998 DUR AAA 2 2 12.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 BAL MLB 22 21 115.3 5.96 85 .261 .274 .344 .440 .263 .282 97 5.3 0.5 4.6 0.3
1999 ROC AAA 8 8 44.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 BAL MLB 25 13 107.7 6.44 66 .298 .274 .345 .449 .266 .292 90 -4.3 -0.4 -3.8 -0.6
2000 ROC AAA 8 8 55.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 BAL MLB 32 32 196.0 5.64 76 .282 .265 .330 .428 .263 .266 93 -1.3 -0.1 -0.9 -0.5
2002 BAL MLB 22 22 131.3 4.86 97 .264 .268 .336 .438 .269 .307 98 13.0 1.3 13.8 1.3
2002 BOW AA 1 1 5.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .308 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 BAL MLB 32 32 189.7 5.05 96 .275 .273 .342 .441 .270 .309 98 14.5 1.4 15.5 1.5
2004 DET MLB 33 33 196.7 5.01 102 .261 .269 .336 .430 .260 .309 102 24.7 2.4 25.3 2.1
2005 DET MLB 33 33 210.0 5.12 93 .258 .268 .328 .423 .262 .293 101 9.6 1.0 10.0 1.1
2006 BOS MLB 6 6 29.3 5.26 98 .287 .272 .340 .442 .263 .365 105 2.6 0.3 2.5 0.2
2006 CIN MLB 4 0 8.7 4.09 114 .273 .270 .317 .436 .260 .312 97 1.6 0.2 1.6 0.2
2006 CLE MLB 14 14 77.0 5.88 92 .281 .273 .336 .433 .258 .348 110 6.2 0.6 6.2 0.6
2006 WIL A+ 1 1 7.0 4.99 84 .292 .267 .344 .418 .269 .345 90 -0.3 -0.0 -0.3 -0.0
2006 LOU AAA 1 1 5.2 7.71 17 .305 .236 .316 .347 .243 .263 97 -1.6 -0.2 -1.1 -0.1
2006 PAW AAA 3 3 19.2 4.17 101 .223 .268 .339 .431 .279 .241 97 0.9 0.1 0.9 0.1
2007 SEI npb 7 7 41.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .284 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2008 LAN MLB 16 2 29.3 6.17 60 .288 .252 .318 .402 .253 .297 95 -2.1 -0.2 -3.4 -0.3
2008 LVG AAA 20 16 113.0 4.93 120 .247 .280 .349 .453 .260 .324 123 30.7 3.0 32.1 3.1
2009 TRN AA 2 2 8.7 7.65 16 .438 .261 .345 .428 .274 .515 94 -2.9 -0.3 -2.9 -0.3
2009 SWB AAA 7 7 37.7 6.55 57 .280 .262 .330 .388 .247 .319 102 -4.8 -0.5 -4.8 -0.5

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
1993 WEL A- 1 5 0 6 6 35.0 33 9 19 0 0% .000 8.5 2.3 0.0 4.9 1.20 4.63 0.0 0.0
1994 AUG A 2 12 0 20 19 102.7 119 32 69 5 0% .000 10.4 2.8 0.4 6.0 1.47 4.03 0.0 0.0
1995 AUG A 3 5 0 11 11 53.7 57 17 42 2 0% .000 9.6 2.8 0.3 7.0 1.38 4.36 0.0 0.0
1995 LYN A+ 1 4 0 10 10 55.0 58 20 41 9 0% .000 9.5 3.3 1.5 6.7 1.42 4.91 0.0 0.0
1996 AUG A 4 4 0 14 14 84.0 82 25 83 2 0% .000 8.8 2.7 0.2 8.9 1.27 3.11 0.0 0.0
1996 LYN A+ 1 4 0 15 5 44.3 56 12 27 6 0% .000 11.4 2.4 1.2 5.5 1.53 6.50 0.0 0.0
1997 PIT MLB 0 0 0 3 0 6.0 10 1 3 2 30% .381 15.0 1.5 3.0 4.5 1.83 6.00 -1.8 -0.2
1997 CAR AA 3 3 0 9 9 57.3 56 16 63 6 0% .316 8.8 2.5 0.9 9.9 1.26 4.08 0.0 0.0
1997 LYN A+ 8 4 0 17 17 99.3 98 30 92 4 0% .337 8.9 2.7 0.4 8.3 1.29 3.72 0.0 0.0
1998 TBA MLB 2 5 0 13 13 60.0 74 27 36 9 30% .327 11.1 4.0 1.4 5.4 1.68 5.70 5.4 0.5
1998 DUR AAA 1 0 0 2 2 12.3 6 2 14 2 0% .000 4.4 1.5 1.5 10.2 0.65 2.93 0.0 0.0
1999 BAL MLB 8 7 0 22 21 115.3 120 55 71 16 37% .282 9.4 4.3 1.2 5.5 1.52 5.46 4.6 0.3
1999 ROC AAA 4 2 0 8 8 44.3 35 27 47 6 0% .000 7.1 5.5 1.2 9.5 1.40 3.66 0.0 0.0
2000 BAL MLB 1 10 0 25 13 107.7 119 61 79 21 44% .292 9.9 5.1 1.8 6.6 1.67 7.02 -3.8 -0.6
2000 ROC AAA 3 1 0 8 8 55.0 32 21 56 2 0% .000 5.2 3.4 0.3 9.2 0.96 1.47 0.0 0.0
2001 BAL MLB 10 12 0 32 32 196.0 194 77 114 28 49% .266 8.9 3.5 1.3 5.2 1.38 4.09 -0.9 -0.5
2002 BAL MLB 5 14 0 22 22 131.3 141 41 97 19 46% .307 9.7 2.8 1.3 6.6 1.39 4.59 13.8 1.3
2002 BOW AA 1 0 0 1 1 5.0 4 1 6 0 0% .308 7.2 1.8 0.0 10.8 1.00 0.00 0.0 0.0
2003 BAL MLB 10 10 0 32 32 189.7 216 80 118 22 46% .309 10.2 3.8 1.0 5.6 1.56 4.18 15.5 1.5
2004 DET MLB 8 15 0 33 33 196.7 222 60 125 22 51% .309 10.2 2.7 1.0 5.7 1.43 5.13 25.3 2.1
2005 DET MLB 8 13 0 33 33 210.0 233 49 93 23 54% .293 10.0 2.1 1.0 4.0 1.34 4.54 10.0 1.1
2006 PAW AAA 2 0 0 3 3 19.2 15 6 12 1 58% .241 7.0 2.8 0.5 5.6 1.09 3.28 0.9 0.1
2006 LOU AAA 0 1 0 1 1 5.2 6 1 2 1 65% .263 10.4 1.7 1.7 3.5 1.35 8.65 -1.1 -0.1
2006 WIL A+ 1 0 0 1 1 7.0 10 0 1 0 48% .345 12.9 0.0 0.0 1.3 1.43 5.14 -0.3 -0.0
2006 CLE MLB 3 8 0 14 14 77.0 108 22 32 10 62% .348 12.6 2.6 1.2 3.7 1.69 5.96 6.2 0.6
2006 BOS MLB 0 4 0 6 6 29.3 41 13 18 3 60% .365 12.6 4.0 0.9 5.5 1.84 7.36 2.5 0.2
2006 CIN MLB 0 0 0 4 0 8.7 11 0 4 1 61% .312 11.4 0.0 1.0 4.2 1.27 3.12 1.6 0.2
2007 SEI npb 1 4 0 7 7 41.3 44 10 19 4 0% .284 9.6 2.2 0.9 4.1 1.31 4.36 0.0 0.0
2008 LVG AAA 11 5 0 20 16 113.0 127 30 95 15 51% .324 10.1 2.4 1.2 7.6 1.39 3.82 32.1 3.1
2008 LAN MLB 1 2 0 16 2 29.3 32 12 20 5 56% .297 9.8 3.7 1.5 6.1 1.50 5.22 -3.4 -0.3
2009 TRN AA 0 2 0 2 2 8.7 20 4 8 3 50% .515 20.7 4.1 3.1 8.3 2.76 14.48 -2.9 -0.3
2009 SWB AAA 2 2 0 7 7 37.7 49 16 14 4 54% .319 11.7 3.8 1.0 3.3 1.72 5.49 -4.8 -0.5

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 480 0.5125 0.4280 0.8634 0.5894 0.2564 0.9448 0.6667 0.1366
Career4800.51250.4280.86340.58940.25640.94480.66670.1366

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2009-07-25 2009-09-18 Minors 55 0 Right Shoulder Strain Rotator Cuff -
2009-04-28 2009-06-27 Minors 60 0 Right Shoulder Cartilage Injury Labrum -
2002-07-23 2002-08-09 15-DL 17 15 Right Elbow Inflammation Tendonitis -
2002-04-25 2002-06-07 15-DL 43 37 Right Fingers Fracture Chip Fracture Middle Finger -
1998-07-04 1998-09-29 60-DL 87 78 - Low Back Stiffness - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2006 CLE $3,500,000
2005 DET $4,000,000
2004 DET $3,000,000
2003 BAL $2,900,000
2002 BAL $1,800,000
2001 BAL $350,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
6 yrPrevious$15,550,000
6 yrTotal$15,550,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
9 y 23 dAlan Nero

Details
  • signed as a free agent from LAD 08-09 (minor-league contract)
  • contract purchased 7/18/08
  • signed as a free agent from Japan 07-08 (minor-league contract)
  • signed with Seibu Lions of Japan, signed as a free agent from CIN 1/07, 1 year/$2.9M (07)
  • contract purchased 9/06 signed as a free agent from BOS 8/06 (minor-league contract)
  • designated for assignment 8/06 recalled 8/06 optioned A 7/06 acquired in trade from CLE 6/06 (CLE paying most of $2.2M left on contract)
  • designated for assignment 6/06 signed as a free agent from DET 12/05, 1 year/$4M (06)+07 mutual option, 06:$3.5M, 07:$M mutual option $0.5M buyout (not pd if club ex 07 opt, player declined & had <205 innings pitched 06
  • $2M/year bonuses: $0.4M games started ($0.1M each 29,31 games started, $0.2M 33 games started) & $1.6M innings pitched ($0.1M 175,185 innings pitched, $0.15M 190,195 innings pitched, $0.2M 200,205 innings pitched, $0.3M 210 innings pitched, $0.4M 215M)
  • signed as a free agent from BAL 12/03, 2 year/$7M (04-05)+$0.5M bonuses, 04:$3M, 05:$4M
  • non-tendered 12/03
  • 2 year/$4.7M (02-03) 02:$1.8M, 03:$2.9M
  • $0.6M avail in bonuses over life of k
  • avoided arbitration 1/02

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Jason Johnson threw 456 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2008, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2008, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (92mph), Sinker (91mph) and Slider (83mph), also mixing in a Curve (77mph). He also rarely threw a Change (81mph).