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Joe Mays PTwins

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
7 997 48 70 0 512 5.05 4.1
Birth Date12-10-1975
Height6' 1"
Weight160 lbs
BatsB
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 MIN 23 49 20 171.0 118.7 52.3 6 11 0 0 10 1 746 179 92 83 24 294 67 65 2 115 4.37 4.89 5.45 18.1 1.7
2000 MIN 24 31 28 160.3 155.7 4.7 7 15 0 0 10 3 723 193 105 99 20 298 67 66 2 102 5.56 4.86 5.67 12.3 1.3
2001 MIN 25 34 34 233.7 233.7 0.0 17 13 0 0 20 2 957 205 87 82 25 318 64 62 5 123 3.16 4.32 5.04 19.0 1.8
2002 MIN 26 17 17 95.3 95.3 0.0 4 8 0 0 9 0 418 113 60 57 14 174 25 25 2 38 5.38 5.02 5.65 2.6 0.3
2003 MIN 27 31 21 130.0 110.3 19.7 8 8 0 1 8 1 576 159 92 91 21 262 39 37 4 50 6.30 5.42 6.16 1.8 0.2
2005 MIN 29 31 26 156.0 146.3 9.7 6 10 0 0 10 2 690 203 109 98 23 324 41 40 3 59 5.65 5.06 5.59 -2.4 -0.4
2006 CIN 30 7 4 27.0 20.0 7.0 0 1 0 0 1 0 130 40 23 22 4 61 12 10 0 16 7.33 5.18 6.15 -0.1 -0.0
2006 KCA 30 6 6 23.7 23.7 0.0 0 4 0 0 0 0 120 38 33 27 7 73 14 14 0 9 10.27 8.05 10.53 -7.0 -0.7
Career206156997.0903.793.3487001689436011306015591381804329319185125.054.945.6844.34.1

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 EVE A- 13 10 64.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 WIS A 13 13 81.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .280 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 LNC A+ 15 15 96.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .341 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 FTM A+ 16 15 94.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 NBR AA 11 10 57.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 MIN MLB 49 20 171.0 5.45 97 .262 .274 .344 .443 .264 .288 100 18.2 1.7 18.1 1.7
2000 MIN MLB 31 28 160.3 5.67 87 .270 .277 .351 .451 .267 .325 94 10.0 0.9 12.3 1.3
2000 SLC AAA 3 3 15.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 MIN MLB 34 34 233.7 5.04 98 .228 .269 .333 .432 .262 .243 100 19.6 1.9 19.0 1.8
2002 MIN MLB 17 17 95.3 5.65 79 .276 .264 .330 .429 .266 .292 96 2.6 0.3 2.6 0.3
2002 FTM A+ 3 3 8.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .346 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 NBR AA 1 1 7.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .059 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 MIN MLB 31 21 130.0 6.16 75 .284 .264 .328 .424 .262 .299 100 -1.0 -0.1 1.8 0.2
2005 MIN MLB 31 26 156.0 5.59 77 .300 .269 .328 .425 .262 .319 96 -1.6 -0.2 -2.4 -0.4
2006 CIN MLB 7 4 27.0 6.15 67 .324 .265 .322 .434 .260 .367 95 -0.9 -0.1 -0.1 -0.0
2006 KCA MLB 6 6 23.7 10.53 12 .341 .278 .344 .451 .264 .344 113 -7.0 -0.7 -7.0 -0.7
2006 LOU AAA 10 10 67.0 4.73 86 .247 .250 .322 .383 .257 .299 96 -1.4 -0.1 -2.6 -0.1
2007 LVG AAA 8 8 45.3 5.80 97 .253 .288 .357 .451 .269 .321 115 4.4 0.4 4.3 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
1996 EVE A- 4 4 0 13 10 64.3 55 22 58 3 0% .000 7.7 3.1 0.4 8.1 1.20 3.08 0.0 0.0
1997 WIS A 9 3 0 13 13 81.7 62 23 79 3 0% .280 6.8 2.5 0.3 8.7 1.04 2.09 0.0 0.0
1997 LNC A+ 7 4 0 15 15 96.3 108 34 82 9 0% .341 10.1 3.2 0.8 7.7 1.47 4.86 0.0 0.0
1998 NBR AA 5 3 0 11 10 57.7 63 21 45 4 0% .000 9.8 3.3 0.6 7.0 1.46 4.99 0.0 0.0
1998 FTM A+ 7 2 0 16 15 94.7 101 23 83 7 0% .000 9.6 2.2 0.7 7.9 1.31 3.04 0.0 0.0
1999 MIN MLB 6 11 0 49 20 171.0 179 67 115 24 51% .288 9.4 3.5 1.3 6.1 1.44 4.37 18.1 1.7
2000 MIN MLB 7 15 0 31 28 160.3 193 67 102 20 55% .325 10.8 3.8 1.1 5.7 1.62 5.56 12.3 1.3
2000 SLC AAA 2 0 0 3 3 15.7 16 2 18 0 0% .000 9.2 1.1 0.0 10.3 1.15 1.72 0.0 0.0
2001 MIN MLB 17 13 0 34 34 233.7 205 64 123 25 52% .243 7.9 2.5 1.0 4.7 1.15 3.16 19.0 1.8
2002 MIN MLB 4 8 0 17 17 95.3 113 25 38 14 50% .292 10.7 2.4 1.3 3.6 1.45 5.38 2.6 0.3
2002 NBR AA 1 0 0 1 1 7.0 2 1 5 1 0% .059 2.6 1.3 1.3 6.4 0.43 1.29 0.0 0.0
2002 FTM A+ 0 1 0 3 3 8.7 9 3 7 0 0% .346 9.3 3.1 0.0 7.2 1.38 2.07 0.0 0.0
2003 MIN MLB 8 8 0 31 21 130.0 159 39 50 21 47% .299 11.0 2.7 1.5 3.5 1.52 6.30 1.8 0.2
2005 MIN MLB 6 10 0 31 26 156.0 203 41 59 23 47% .319 11.7 2.4 1.3 3.4 1.56 5.65 -2.4 -0.4
2006 LOU AAA 6 3 0 10 10 67.0 68 13 40 4 55% .299 9.1 1.7 0.5 5.4 1.21 3.09 -2.6 -0.1
2006 KCA MLB 0 4 0 6 6 23.7 38 14 9 7 45% .344 14.5 5.3 2.7 3.4 2.20 10.27 -7.0 -0.7
2006 CIN MLB 0 1 0 7 4 27.0 40 12 16 4 49% .367 13.3 4.0 1.3 5.3 1.93 7.33 -0.1 -0.0
2007 LVG AAA 1 2 0 8 8 45.3 54 10 29 4 54% .321 10.7 2.0 0.8 5.8 1.41 5.17 4.3 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
2004-04-04 2004-10-10 60-DL 189 162 Right Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2003-09-11
2003-09-01 2003-09-30 DTD 29 26 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2003-09-11
2002-04-15 2002-07-20 15-DL 96 85 Right Elbow Inflammation -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2006 KCA $1,000,000
2005 MIN $7,250,000
2004 MIN $5,750,000
2003 MIN $4,150,000
2002 MIN $2,350,000
2001 MIN $260,000
2000 MIN $240,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
7 yrPrevious$21,000,000
7 yrTotal$21,000,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
7 y 84 d

Details
  • FA 5/17/07 after ex out clause
  • signed as a free agent from CIN 2/07 (minor-league contract)
  • FA 10/06
  • sent outright to Triple-A 7/06 designated for assignment 7/06 contract purchased 6/06 signed as a free agent from KC 5/06 (minor-league contract)
  • released, FA 5/06 after refused option assignment
  • signed as a free agent from MIN 12/05, 1 year/$1M (06)+$1M bonuses (gets max with 30 games started, 180 innings pitched)
  • club declined 06 option 10/05
  • 4 year/$20M (02-05)+$8.5M 06 club option
  • 02:$2.35M, 03:$4.15M, 04:$5.75M, 05:$7.25M, 06:$8.5M $0.5M buyout (option may go up to $9.75M option (innings pitched bonuses)
  • 1 year/$0.26M

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