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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

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
1997 PIT MLB 3 0 6.0 10 1 3 2 .273 101 15.0 1.5 3.0 4.5 30% .381 .361 1.83 6.91 6.00 107 11.55 -0.4
1998 TBA MLB 13 13 60.0 74 27 36 9 .271 95 11.1 4.0 1.4 5.4 30% .327 .303 1.68 5.47 5.70 110 6.03 -0.1
1999 BAL MLB 22 21 115.3 120 55 71 16 .263 97 9.4 4.3 1.2 5.5 37% .282 .261 1.52 5.28 5.46 109 4.73 1.9
2000 BAL MLB 25 13 107.7 119 61 79 21 .266 90 9.9 5.1 1.8 6.6 44% .292 .298 1.67 6.10 7.02 110 5.96 0.2
2001 BAL MLB 32 32 196.0 194 77 114 28 .263 93 8.9 3.5 1.3 5.2 49% .266 .282 1.38 5.17 4.09 115 5.17 1.4
2002 BAL MLB 22 22 131.3 141 41 97 19 .269 98 9.7 2.8 1.3 6.6 46% .307 .264 1.39 4.54 4.59 93 4.57 1.5
2003 BAL MLB 32 32 189.7 216 80 118 22 .270 98 10.2 3.8 1.0 5.6 46% .309 .275 1.56 4.78 4.18 104 4.81 1.9
2004 DET MLB 33 33 196.7 222 60 125 22 .260 102 10.2 2.7 1.0 5.7 51% .309 .261 1.43 4.33 5.13 100 4.77 2.1
2005 DET MLB 33 33 210.0 233 49 93 23 .262 101 10.0 2.1 1.0 4.0 54% .293 .258 1.34 4.38 4.54 109 4.72 1.8
2006 BOS 0 6 6 29.3 41 13 18 3 .263 105 12.6 4.0 0.9 5.5 60% .365 .287 1.84 4.83 7.36 0 0.00 0.0
2006 CIN 0 4 0 8.7 11 0 4 1 .260 97 11.4 0.0 1.0 4.2 61% .312 .273 1.27 4.03 3.12 0 0.00 0.0
2006 CLE 0 14 14 77.0 108 22 32 10 .258 110 12.6 2.6 1.2 3.7 62% .348 .281 1.69 4.98 5.96 0 0.00 0.0
2008 LAN MLB 16 2 29.3 32 12 20 5 .253 95 9.8 3.7 1.5 6.1 56% .297 .288 1.50 5.39 5.22 113 6.77 -0.4
2006 TOT MLB 24 20 115.0 160 35 54 14 .259 108 12.5 2.7 1.1 4.2 61% .349 .282 1.70 4.87 6.10 115 6.52 -0.9
CareerMLB2552211357.01521498810181.2649810.13.31.25.448%.301.2741.494.894.991075.198.8

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
1993 WEL A- 6 6 35.0 33 9 19 0 .000 8.5 2.3 0.0 4.9 0% .000 .000 1.20 3.33 4.63
1994 AUG A 20 19 102.7 119 32 69 5 .000 10.4 2.8 0.4 6.0 0% .000 .000 1.47 3.63 4.03
1995 AUG A 11 11 53.7 57 17 42 2 .000 9.6 2.8 0.3 7.0 0% .000 .000 1.38 3.16 4.36
1995 LYN A+ 10 10 55.0 58 20 41 9 .000 9.5 3.3 1.5 6.7 0% .000 .000 1.42 4.66 4.91
1996 AUG A 14 14 84.0 82 25 83 2 .000 8.8 2.7 0.2 8.9 0% .000 .000 1.27 2.52 3.11
1996 LYN A+ 15 5 44.3 56 12 27 6 .000 11.4 2.4 1.2 5.5 0% .000 .000 1.53 4.60 6.50
1997 PIT MLB 3 0 6.0 10 1 3 2 .273 101 15.0 1.5 3.0 4.5 30% .381 .361 1.83 6.91 6.00
1997 LYN A+ 17 17 99.3 98 30 92 4 .000 8.9 2.7 0.4 8.3 0% .337 .000 1.29 3.02 3.72
1997 CAR AA 9 9 57.3 56 16 63 6 .000 8.8 2.5 0.9 9.9 0% .316 .000 1.26 3.55 4.08
1998 TBA MLB 13 13 60.0 74 27 36 9 .271 95 11.1 4.0 1.4 5.4 30% .327 .303 1.68 5.47 5.70
1998 DUR AAA 2 2 12.3 6 2 14 2 .000 4.4 1.5 1.5 10.2 0% .000 .000 0.65 3.60 2.93
1999 BAL MLB 22 21 115.3 120 55 71 16 .263 97 9.4 4.3 1.2 5.5 37% .282 .261 1.52 5.28 5.46
1999 ROC AAA 8 8 44.3 35 27 47 6 .000 7.1 5.5 1.2 9.5 0% .000 .000 1.40 4.89 3.66
2000 BAL MLB 25 13 107.7 119 61 79 21 .266 90 9.9 5.1 1.8 6.6 44% .292 .298 1.67 6.10 7.02
2000 ROC AAA 8 8 55.0 32 21 56 2 .000 5.2 3.4 0.3 9.2 0% .000 .000 0.96 2.72 1.47
2001 BAL MLB 32 32 196.0 194 77 114 28 .263 93 8.9 3.5 1.3 5.2 49% .266 .282 1.38 5.17 4.09
2002 BAL MLB 22 22 131.3 141 41 97 19 .269 98 9.7 2.8 1.3 6.6 46% .307 .264 1.39 4.54 4.59
2002 BOW AA 1 1 5.0 4 1 6 0 .000 7.2 1.8 0.0 10.8 0% .308 .000 1.00 1.38 0.00
2003 BAL MLB 32 32 189.7 216 80 118 22 .270 98 10.2 3.8 1.0 5.6 46% .309 .275 1.56 4.78 4.18
2004 DET MLB 33 33 196.7 222 60 125 22 .260 102 10.2 2.7 1.0 5.7 51% .309 .261 1.43 4.33 5.13
2005 DET MLB 33 33 210.0 233 49 93 23 .262 101 10.0 2.1 1.0 4.0 54% .293 .258 1.34 4.38 4.54
2006 BOS MLB 6 6 29.3 41 13 18 3 .263 105 12.6 4.0 0.9 5.5 60% .365 .287 1.84 4.83 7.36
2006 CIN MLB 4 0 8.7 11 0 4 1 .260 97 11.4 0.0 1.0 4.2 61% .312 .273 1.27 4.03 3.12
2006 CLE MLB 14 14 77.0 108 22 32 10 .258 110 12.6 2.6 1.2 3.7 62% .348 .281 1.69 4.98 5.96
2006 WIL A+ 1 1 7.0 10 0 1 0 .269 90 12.9 0.0 0.0 1.3 48% .345 .292 1.43 2.89 5.14
2006 LOU AAA 1 1 5.2 6 1 2 1 .243 97 10.4 1.7 1.7 3.5 65% .263 .305 1.35 5.39 8.65
2006 PAW AAA 3 3 19.2 15 6 12 1 .279 97 7.0 2.8 0.5 5.6 58% .241 .223 1.09 3.44 3.28
2007 SEI npb 7 7 41.3 44 10 19 4 .000 9.6 2.2 0.9 4.1 0% .284 .000 1.31 4.17 4.36
2008 LAN MLB 16 2 29.3 32 12 20 5 .253 95 9.8 3.7 1.5 6.1 56% .297 .288 1.50 5.39 5.22
2008 LVG AAA 20 16 113.0 127 30 95 15 .260 123 10.1 2.4 1.2 7.6 51% .324 .247 1.39 4.46 3.82
2009 TRN AA 2 2 8.7 20 4 8 3 .274 94 20.7 4.1 3.1 8.3 50% .515 .438 2.76 7.16 14.48
2009 SWB AAA 7 7 37.7 49 16 14 4 .247 102 11.7 3.8 1.0 3.3 54% .319 .280 1.72 5.14 5.49

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  —  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
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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BP Articles

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This article requires BP Premium accessLive From Akita City: Pacific League PreviewMike Plugh2007-03-20
This article requires BP Premium accessHope and Faith: How the Cleveland Indians Can Win the World SeriesDan Fox2007-03-02
Transaction Analysis: September 5-11Christina Kahrl2006-09-13
Prospectus Hit List: Week of September 10Jay Jaffe2006-09-12
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Prospectus Hit List: Week of August 20Jay Jaffe2006-08-22
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Prospectus Hit List: July 25Marc Normandin2006-07-25
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Prospectus Hit List: Week of July 9Jay Jaffe2006-07-12
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Prospectus Hit List: Week of June 25Jay Jaffe2006-06-27
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Focus: RotoWire Barometer, 6/27/06Gus Papadopoulos2006-06-27
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: June 20-21Christina Kahrl2006-06-22
Prospectus Notebook: Indians, RangersBaseball Prospectus2006-06-09
Prospectus Hit List: Week of May 21Jay Jaffe2006-05-23
Prospectus Hit List: Week of May 14Jay Jaffe2006-05-16
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Load-Bearing UnitsJim Baker2006-05-09
Prospectus Notebook: Reds, Indians, MarlinsBaseball Prospectus2006-05-05
Prospectus Hit List: Week of April 30Jay Jaffe2006-05-02
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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: American League, December 15, 2005-February 13, 2006Christina Kahrl2006-02-14
Prospectus Notebook: Tigers, Mets, PiratesBaseball Prospectus2006-02-03
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: A Game Most UntrueJim Baker2006-01-27
Prospectus Notebook: Red Sox, IndiansBaseball Prospectus2005-12-30
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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, Jason Johnson threw 491 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).