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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
9 286.7 11 23 73 177 4.36 1.8
Birth Date3-29-1975
Height6' 4"
Weight185 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
1999 TEX 24 16 0 31.0 0.0 31.0 2 1 0 0 0 0 139 33 18 16 2 42 15 15 1 15 4.65 4.62 5.66 1.5 0.1
2000 TEX 25 1 0 0.7 0.0 0.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 5 5 5 0 6 2 2 0 0 67.50 12.22 9.13 -0.7 -0.1
2001 TEX 26 17 0 15.3 0.0 15.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 70 15 8 8 2 22 10 9 0 15 4.70 4.79 6.35 -0.4 -0.0
2002 TEX 27 34 0 32.0 0.0 32.0 3 6 1 4 0 0 145 27 17 15 1 36 22 20 1 20 4.22 4.37 4.49 4.2 0.4
2003 MIL 28 37 0 41.3 0.0 41.3 1 2 21 2 0 0 175 34 10 9 2 48 19 16 1 39 1.96 3.17 3.72 7.8 0.8
2004 MIL 29 64 0 57.3 0.0 57.3 0 4 39 6 0 0 236 50 22 19 3 64 15 14 3 21 2.98 3.84 4.90 1.1 0.1
2005 ATL 30 65 0 57.7 0.0 57.7 3 8 11 7 0 0 270 78 39 38 5 107 29 24 1 39 5.93 4.33 4.79 4.8 0.4
2006 MIL 31 53 0 48.3 0.0 48.3 2 2 1 2 0 0 213 53 28 26 4 77 20 19 1 26 4.84 4.41 5.36 1.0 0.1
2007 PIT 32 3 0 3.0 0.0 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 6 3 3 1 10 2 1 0 2 9.00 8.18 6.24 -0.3 -0.0
Career2900286.70.0286.7112373210012733011501392041213412081774.364.204.9418.81.8

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1996 CSC A 20 20 126.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 PCH A+ 6 6 38.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 TUL AA 2 2 11.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 PCH A+ 24 23 133.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .311 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 TUL AA 2 2 11.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .188 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 TUL AA 28 28 162.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 OKL AAA 1 0 1.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 TEX MLB 16 0 31.0 5.66 99 .242 .271 .339 .428 .258 .292 105 1.5 0.1 1.5 0.1
1999 TUL AA 7 7 38.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 OKL AAA 11 8 60.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 TEX MLB 1 0 0.7 9.13 13 .574 .257 .324 .400 .244 .714 91 -0.7 -0.1 -0.7 -0.1
2000 OKL AAA 13 0 18.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 TEX MLB 17 0 15.3 6.35 78 .253 .272 .336 .416 .265 .302 106 -0.4 -0.0 -0.4 -0.0
2001 PCH A+ 7 3 18.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 TUL AA 1 0 2.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 OKL AAA 12 0 19.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 TEX MLB 34 0 32.0 4.49 111 .244 .267 .330 .416 .264 .257 105 4.2 0.4 4.2 0.4
2002 PCH A+ 4 0 6.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .250 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 TUL AA 5 1 8.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 MIL MLB 37 0 41.3 3.72 122 .223 .271 .345 .441 .271 .281 102 7.8 0.8 7.8 0.8
2003 IND AAA 26 0 39.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .260 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 MIL MLB 64 0 57.3 4.90 87 .224 .269 .333 .435 .265 .242 92 1.1 0.1 1.1 0.1
2005 ATL MLB 65 0 57.7 4.79 94 .297 .270 .336 .425 .266 .372 99 5.1 0.5 4.8 0.4
2006 MIL MLB 53 0 48.3 5.36 85 .266 .268 .334 .438 .264 .302 95 1.0 0.1 1.0 0.1
2007 PIT MLB 3 0 3.0 6.24 67 .404 .284 .339 .462 .267 .455 98 -0.3 -0.0 -0.3 -0.0
2007 IND AAA 18 0 20.0 2.87 129 .224 .251 .317 .373 .247 .352 88 4.7 0.5 4.7 0.5
2008 PAW AAA 9 0 12.3 5.78 54 .316 .259 .328 .404 .264 .340 88 -1.9 -0.2 -1.9 -0.2

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
1996 CSC A 8 6 0 20 20 126.0 80 60 127 5 0% .000 5.7 4.3 0.4 9.1 1.11 2.57 0.0 0.0
1996 TUL AA 1 0 0 2 2 11.7 5 8 7 0 0% .000 3.8 6.2 0.0 5.4 1.11 0.77 0.0 0.0
1996 PCH A+ 2 2 0 6 6 38.0 38 14 28 1 0% .000 9.0 3.3 0.2 6.6 1.37 4.26 0.0 0.0
1997 TUL AA 0 2 0 2 2 11.3 7 11 6 1 0% .188 5.6 8.8 0.8 4.8 1.59 4.78 0.0 0.0
1997 PCH A+ 4 10 0 24 23 133.0 146 62 83 10 0% .311 9.9 4.2 0.7 5.6 1.56 4.87 0.0 0.0
1998 OKL AAA 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 1 1 0 0 0% .000 9.0 9.0 0.0 0.0 2.00 0.00 0.0 0.0
1998 TUL AA 12 11 0 28 28 162.3 187 76 83 11 0% .000 10.4 4.2 0.6 4.6 1.62 4.82 0.0 0.0
1999 TEX MLB 2 1 0 16 0 31.0 33 15 15 2 63% .292 9.6 4.4 0.6 4.4 1.55 4.65 1.5 0.1
1999 OKL AAA 5 3 0 11 8 60.0 74 27 21 4 0% .000 11.1 4.0 0.6 3.1 1.68 5.10 0.0 0.0
1999 TUL AA 1 2 0 7 7 38.7 38 18 32 0 0% .000 8.8 4.2 0.0 7.4 1.45 2.79 0.0 0.0
2000 TEX MLB 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 5 2 0 0 50% .714 67.5 27.0 0.0 0.0 10.50 67.50 -0.7 -0.1
2000 OKL AAA 4 1 4 13 0 18.3 11 8 18 0 0% .000 5.4 3.9 0.0 8.9 1.04 0.98 0.0 0.0
2001 TEX MLB 0 0 0 17 0 15.3 15 10 15 2 60% .302 8.8 5.9 1.2 8.8 1.63 4.70 -0.4 -0.0
2001 OKL AAA 0 1 3 12 0 19.0 13 4 21 1 0% .000 6.2 1.9 0.5 9.9 0.89 1.42 0.0 0.0
2001 TUL AA 1 0 0 1 0 2.0 0 1 0 0 0% .000 0.0 4.5 0.0 0.0 0.50 0.00 0.0 0.0
2001 PCH A+ 1 2 0 7 3 18.7 21 2 16 1 0% .000 10.1 1.0 0.5 7.7 1.23 3.85 0.0 0.0
2002 TEX MLB 3 6 1 34 0 32.0 27 22 20 1 75% .257 7.6 6.2 0.3 5.6 1.53 4.22 4.2 0.4
2002 PCH A+ 1 0 0 4 0 6.0 5 4 2 0 0% .250 7.5 6.0 0.0 3.0 1.50 1.50 0.0 0.0
2002 TUL AA 0 1 0 5 1 8.3 9 3 4 0 0% .333 9.8 3.3 0.0 4.3 1.45 2.17 0.0 0.0
2003 MIL MLB 1 2 21 37 0 41.3 34 19 39 2 66% .281 7.4 4.1 0.4 8.5 1.28 1.96 7.8 0.8
2003 IND AAA 0 1 4 26 0 39.3 26 13 46 1 0% .260 6.0 3.0 0.2 10.5 0.99 1.37 0.0 0.0
2004 MIL MLB 0 4 39 64 0 57.3 50 15 21 3 65% .242 7.8 2.4 0.5 3.3 1.13 2.98 1.1 0.1
2005 ATL MLB 3 8 11 65 0 57.7 78 29 39 5 54% .372 12.2 4.5 0.8 6.1 1.86 5.93 4.8 0.4
2006 MIL MLB 2 2 1 53 0 48.3 53 20 26 4 54% .302 9.9 3.7 0.7 4.8 1.51 4.84 1.0 0.1
2007 IND AAA 2 1 4 18 0 20.0 19 9 16 0 59% .352 8.6 4.0 0.0 7.2 1.40 3.15 4.7 0.5
2007 PIT MLB 0 0 0 3 0 3.0 6 2 2 1 42% .455 18.0 6.0 3.0 6.0 2.67 9.00 -0.3 -0.0
2008 PAW AAA 0 0 0 9 0 12.3 18 4 5 1 53% .340 13.2 2.9 0.7 3.7 1.79 2.93 -1.9 -0.2

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
2002-03-31 2002-07-16 60-DL 107 92 Right Shoulder Strain Rotator Cuff -
2001-03-16 2001-07-11 60-DL 117 87 Right Elbow Strain Moderate -
2000-05-29 2000-10-02 60-DL 126 113 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2000-06-13 -
1999-10-08 1999-10-09 60-DL 1 0 - Not Disclosed - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2007 PIT $1,250,000
2006 MIL $2,000,000
2005 ATL $3,400,000
2004 MIL $1,500,000
2003 MIL $450,000
2002 TEX $260,000
2001 TEX $202,500
YearsDescriptionSalary
7 yrPrevious$9,062,500
7 yrTotal$9,062,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
6 y 134 dScott Boras1 yr/$0.65M (08) (min-l k)

Details
  • signed as a free agent from PIT 1/22/08, 1 year/$0.65M (08) (minor-league contract)
  • FA 10/07 designated for assignment 6/20/07
  • contract purchased 6/12/07
  • FA 3/07 after refused sent outright to
  • signed as a free agent from MIL 2/07 (minor-league contract), 1 year/$1.25M (07)+$1.3M performance bonus
  • $1.25M base if on OD roster
  • may become FA if not on OD 07 ros
  • re-signed as a free agent 1/06, 1 year/$2M (06)
  • non-tendered 12/05
  • acquired in trade from ATL 12/05
  • re-signed 1/05 (avoided arbitration), 1 year/$3.4M (05)
  • acquired in trade from MIL 12/04
  • $25K All Star bonuses
  • re-signed 1/04, 1 year/$1.5M (04)
  • claimed off waivers from TX 4/03
  • waived 3/03 1 year/$0.45M (03) 12/02
  • 1 year/$0.26M (02) 2/02
  • recalled 8/01 optioned 7/01

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Dan Kolb threw 13 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2007, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2007, he relied primarily on his Sinker (95mph) and Slider (85mph), also mixing in a Change (87mph).