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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
15 0 0.00 0
Birth Date8-7-1967
Height6' 3"
Weight180 lbs
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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
1989 PHI 21 4 4 18.3 18.3 0.0 1 3 0 0 0 0 91 19 13 12 2 33 19 18 0 7 5.89 6.42 6.61 -3.0 -0.3
1990 PHI 22 11 11 57.3 57.3 0.0 3 2 0 0 4 0 255 47 21 21 1 58 43 43 2 41 3.30 3.96 4.31 5.5 0.6
1991 PHI 23 12 12 61.0 61.0 0.0 1 7 0 0 5 0 272 54 34 33 4 82 41 38 3 42 4.87 4.43 5.54 -2.7 -0.2
1993 CLE 25 10 6 42.3 36.7 5.7 3 4 0 0 3 1 194 52 26 25 3 67 20 19 1 27 5.31 4.14 4.60 5.1 0.5
1994 CLE 26 14 13 82.7 81.7 1.0 5 2 0 0 7 1 368 91 47 42 7 136 34 33 6 59 4.57 4.32 4.99 12.5 1.2
1995 CLE 27 15 2 34.0 5.7 28.3 0 0 1 0 0 0 165 37 24 23 4 62 32 31 2 25 6.09 6.20 6.68 -1.2 -0.1
1996 CAL 28 35 20 130.3 106.0 24.3 5 7 0 0 6 2 620 150 110 99 14 231 74 69 13 82 6.84 5.39 6.92 -5.0 -0.5
1999 NYA 31 55 0 75.0 0.0 75.0 7 2 1 3 0 0 336 66 39 30 7 101 40 35 4 49 3.60 4.87 5.60 1.4 0.1
2000 NYA 32 63 4 96.3 17.3 79.0 3 2 1 3 0 0 428 100 58 54 10 155 42 41 5 53 5.04 4.94 6.28 -4.6 -0.5
2001 KCA 33 73 0 80.3 0.0 80.3 1 5 0 7 0 0 327 71 32 27 8 105 28 23 2 61 3.02 3.99 5.22 4.4 0.4
2002 KCA 34 70 0 71.3 0.0 71.3 4 7 1 2 0 0 310 64 32 31 4 92 37 29 1 59 3.91 3.73 4.73 8.8 0.9
2003 KCA 35 76 0 75.0 0.0 75.0 2 6 0 7 0 0 346 88 47 43 6 131 36 31 5 58 5.16 4.23 5.07 7.7 0.8
2004 BAL 36 41 0 36.3 0.0 36.3 2 4 0 8 0 0 167 37 25 17 3 49 20 17 2 21 4.21 4.89 5.72 0.8 0.1
2004 KCA 36 32 0 26.7 0.0 26.7 3 3 0 5 0 0 118 24 11 10 1 33 15 12 1 18 3.38 4.09 5.16 1.8 0.2
2005 BAL 37 22 0 22.0 0.0 22.0 1 2 0 3 0 0 93 24 15 14 5 45 9 7 0 10 5.73 6.32 7.63 -3.7 -0.4
2006 ARI 38 19 0 27.7 0.0 27.7 1 2 0 0 0 0 118 30 15 15 4 47 8 6 0 10 4.88 5.13 7.07 -3.7 -0.4

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1985 BND A- 6 1 11.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1986 UTI A- 14 14 64.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1987 SPA A 23 9 88.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1988 CLR A+ 16 15 101.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1988 REA AA 5 4 21.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 PHI MLB 4 4 18.3 6.61 29 .336 .244 .310 .362 .265 .270 98 -3.0 -0.3 -3.0 -0.3
1989 REA AA 26 26 172.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 PHI MLB 11 11 57.3 4.31 95 .247 .254 .316 .370 .256 .274 97 4.2 0.4 5.5 0.6
1990 SWB AAA 22 22 128.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 PHI MLB 12 12 61.0 5.54 63 .265 .245 .313 .363 .255 .275 98 -2.2 -0.2 -2.7 -0.2
1991 SWB AAA 9 9 51.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 TUC AAA 26 20 124.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 CLE MLB 10 6 42.3 4.60 105 .266 .274 .339 .411 .263 .343 102 5.1 0.5 5.1 0.5
1993 CHR AAA 28 19 135.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 CLE MLB 14 13 82.7 4.99 107 .264 .273 .346 .444 .269 .321 102 12.5 1.2 12.5 1.2
1994 CHR AAA 10 10 71.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 CLE MLB 15 2 34.0 6.68 68 .310 .264 .342 .413 .263 .324 99 -1.2 -0.1 -1.2 -0.1
1995 BUF AAA 10 10 68.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 CAL MLB 35 20 130.3 6.92 70 .290 .276 .348 .436 .268 .311 98 -5.0 -0.5 -5.0 -0.5
1996 VAN AAA 2 2 15.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 OMA AAA 7 6 31.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 TUC AAA 36 10 85.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .323 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 BUF AAA 52 0 88.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.478 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 NYA MLB 55 0 75.0 5.60 91 .248 .275 .344 .437 .263 .250 97 1.4 0.1 1.4 0.1
2000 NYA MLB 63 4 96.3 6.28 72 .263 .274 .342 .436 .262 .283 92 -5.8 -0.5 -4.6 -0.5
2001 KCA MLB 73 0 80.3 5.22 98 .231 .267 .334 .437 .264 .276 104 4.4 0.4 4.4 0.4
2002 KCA MLB 70 0 71.3 4.73 109 .236 .262 .328 .420 .262 .287 108 8.8 0.9 8.8 0.9
2002 WIC AA 1 1 1.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .250 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 KCA MLB 76 0 75.0 5.07 100 .282 .264 .329 .422 .262 .340 103 7.7 0.8 7.7 0.8
2004 BAL MLB 41 0 36.3 5.72 91 .260 .268 .336 .442 .262 .281 105 0.8 0.1 0.8 0.1
2004 KCA MLB 32 0 26.7 5.16 100 .240 .263 .332 .431 .259 .277 103 1.8 0.2 1.8 0.2
2005 BAL MLB 22 0 22.0 7.63 41 .283 .275 .337 .447 .270 .275 102 -3.7 -0.4 -3.7 -0.4
2005 BOW AA 8 2 8.0 4.74 78 .184 .276 .340 .417 .277 .167 87 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0
2006 ARI MLB 19 0 27.7 7.07 54 .247 .268 .329 .435 .263 .271 99 -3.2 -0.3 -3.7 -0.4

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
1985 BND A- 0 1 0 6 1 11.3 12 25 10 0 0% .000 9.6 19.9 0.0 8.0 3.27 13.54 0.0 0.0
1986 UTI A- 1 10 0 14 14 64.7 63 77 46 3 0% .000 8.8 10.7 0.4 6.4 2.16 6.40 0.0 0.0
1987 SPA A 7 4 0 23 9 88.3 59 54 98 4 0% .000 6.0 5.5 0.4 10.0 1.28 3.16 0.0 0.0
1988 CLR A+ 4 7 0 16 15 101.3 80 37 90 2 0% .000 7.1 3.3 0.2 8.0 1.15 3.73 0.0 0.0
1988 REA AA 1 3 0 5 4 21.3 20 13 14 1 0% .000 8.5 5.5 0.4 5.9 1.55 7.18 0.0 0.0
1989 PHI MLB 1 3 0 4 4 18.3 19 19 7 2 59% .270 9.3 9.3 1.0 3.4 2.07 5.89 -3.0 -0.3
1989 REA AA 11 8 0 26 26 172.0 121 109 134 13 0% .000 6.3 5.7 0.7 7.0 1.34 2.98 0.0 0.0
1990 PHI MLB 3 2 0 11 11 57.3 47 43 41 1 52% .274 7.4 6.8 0.2 6.4 1.57 3.30 5.5 0.6
1990 SWB AAA 8 5 0 22 22 128.3 111 78 99 7 0% .000 7.8 5.5 0.5 6.9 1.47 3.93 0.0 0.0
1991 PHI MLB 1 7 0 12 12 61.0 54 41 42 4 56% .275 8.0 6.0 0.6 6.2 1.56 4.87 -2.7 -0.2
1991 SWB AAA 2 3 0 9 9 51.7 48 37 43 3 0% .000 8.4 6.4 0.5 7.5 1.64 4.35 0.0 0.0
1992 TUC AAA 8 7 0 26 20 124.7 152 55 90 4 0% .000 11.0 4.0 0.3 6.5 1.66 5.05 0.0 0.0
1993 CLE MLB 3 4 0 10 6 42.3 52 20 27 3 54% .343 11.1 4.3 0.6 5.7 1.70 5.31 5.1 0.5
1993 CHR AAA 6 6 0 28 19 135.3 138 49 102 10 0% .000 9.2 3.3 0.7 6.8 1.38 3.39 0.0 0.0
1994 CLE MLB 5 2 0 14 13 82.7 91 34 59 7 50% .321 9.9 3.7 0.8 6.4 1.51 4.57 12.5 1.2
1994 CHR AAA 7 0 0 10 10 71.0 58 17 60 10 0% .000 7.4 2.2 1.3 7.6 1.06 3.42 0.0 0.0
1995 CLE MLB 0 0 1 15 2 34.0 37 32 25 4 50% .324 9.8 8.5 1.1 6.6 2.03 6.09 -1.2 -0.1
1995 BUF AAA 5 3 0 10 10 68.0 61 10 40 4 0% .000 8.1 1.3 0.5 5.3 1.04 2.91 0.0 0.0
1996 CAL MLB 5 7 0 35 20 130.3 150 74 82 14 57% .311 10.4 5.1 1.0 5.7 1.72 6.84 -5.0 -0.5
1996 VAN AAA 2 0 0 2 2 15.0 8 3 11 0 0% .000 4.8 1.8 0.0 6.6 0.73 1.20 0.0 0.0
1997 OMA AAA 1 5 0 7 6 31.0 36 29 22 3 0% .333 10.5 8.4 0.9 6.4 2.10 6.68 0.0 0.0
1997 TUC AAA 5 10 4 36 10 85.3 96 43 65 6 0% .323 10.1 4.5 0.6 6.9 1.63 5.70 0.0 0.0
1998 BUF AAA 6 3 0 52 0 88.7 76 57 68 10 0% -.478 7.7 5.8 1.0 6.9 1.50 3.75 0.0 0.0
1999 NYA MLB 7 2 1 55 0 75.0 66 40 49 7 59% .250 7.9 4.8 0.8 5.9 1.41 3.60 1.4 0.1
2000 NYA MLB 3 2 1 63 4 96.3 100 42 53 10 61% .283 9.3 3.9 0.9 5.0 1.47 5.04 -4.6 -0.5
2001 KCA MLB 1 5 0 73 0 80.3 71 28 61 8 74% .276 8.0 3.1 0.9 6.8 1.23 3.02 4.4 0.4
2002 KCA MLB 4 7 1 70 0 71.3 64 37 59 4 70% .287 8.1 4.7 0.5 7.4 1.42 3.91 8.8 0.9
2002 WIC AA 0 0 0 1 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0% .250 9.0 9.0 0.0 0.0 2.00 9.00 0.0 0.0
2003 KCA MLB 2 6 0 76 0 75.0 88 36 58 6 65% .340 10.6 4.3 0.7 7.0 1.65 5.16 7.7 0.8
2004 BAL MLB 2 4 0 41 0 36.3 37 20 21 3 69% .281 9.2 5.0 0.7 5.2 1.57 4.21 0.8 0.1
2004 KCA MLB 3 3 0 32 0 26.7 24 15 18 1 75% .277 8.1 5.1 0.3 6.1 1.46 3.38 1.8 0.2
2005 BAL MLB 1 2 0 22 0 22.0 24 9 10 5 62% .275 9.8 3.7 2.0 4.1 1.50 5.73 -3.7 -0.4
2005 BOW AA 2 0 0 8 2 8.0 4 4 4 0 83% .167 4.5 4.5 0.0 4.5 1.00 1.12 0.2 0.0
2006 ARI MLB 1 2 0 19 0 27.7 30 8 10 4 54% .271 9.8 2.6 1.3 3.3 1.37 4.88 -3.7 -0.4

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
2005-08-18 2005-09-02 15-DL 15 13 Left Ankle Strain Achilles Tendon -
2005-04-04 2005-07-14 60-DL 101 87 Right Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2004-10-13
2004-10-13 2004-10-13 Off 0 0 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2004-10-13
2002-06-04 2002-06-22 15-DL 18 16 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique -
1991-06-06 1991-08-21 15-DL 76 67 Right Elbow Inflammation - -
1988-04-05 1988-05-01 Minors 26 0 Right Elbow Inflammation Date Is Estimated - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2006 ARI $825,000
2005 BAL $2,000,000
2004 KCA, BAL $1,000,000
2003 KCA $2,000,000
2002 KCA $1,900,000
2001 KCA $750,000
2000 NYA $750,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
7 yrPrevious$9,225,000
7 yrTotal$9,225,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
10 y 149 dJoe Bick1 yr/$0.825M (06)

Details
  • released 6/06 signed as a free agent from BAL 12/05, 1 year/$0.825M (06)
  • acquired in trade from KC 6/04 (rec`d $0.4M buyout of no-trade protection, signed 1 year/$2M extension for 05)
  • re-signed as a free agent 12/03, 1 year/$1M (04)+$0.35M bonuses
  • 2 year/$3.9M (02-03), 02:$1.9M, 03:$2M
  • signed minor-league contract after 00 (surgery in 00)

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