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Juan Rincon P

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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
16 444 507 35 29 3 4.03 8.1
Birth Date1-23-1979
Height5' 11"
Weight210 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
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 W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2001 MIN MLB 4 0 5.7 0 0 0 7 5 4 1 .268 97 11.1 7.9 1.6 6.4 42% .333 .339 2.12 6.63 6.35 108 5.76 -0.0
2002 MIN MLB 10 3 28.7 0 2 0 44 9 21 5 .266 96 13.8 2.8 1.6 6.6 48% .390 .324 1.85 4.80 6.28 102 4.84 0.2
2003 MIN MLB 58 0 85.7 5 6 0 74 38 63 5 .260 100 7.8 4.0 0.5 6.6 44% .265 .229 1.31 3.85 3.68 107 4.60 0.8
2004 MIN MLB 77 0 82.0 11 6 2 52 32 106 5 .261 101 5.7 3.5 0.5 11.6 47% .258 .194 1.02 2.61 2.63 68 2.60 2.7
2005 MIN MLB 75 0 77.0 6 6 0 63 30 84 2 .265 97 7.4 3.5 0.2 9.8 50% .305 .220 1.21 2.49 2.45 76 3.02 2.1
2006 MIN MLB 75 0 74.3 3 1 1 76 24 65 2 .256 104 9.2 2.9 0.2 7.9 52% .335 .224 1.35 2.88 2.91 90 3.59 1.7
2007 MIN MLB 63 0 59.7 3 3 0 65 28 49 9 .267 94 9.8 4.2 1.4 7.4 49% .306 .282 1.56 5.19 5.13 102 4.58 0.6
2008 CLE 0 23 0 27.3 1 1 0 34 8 19 3 .259 104 11.2 2.6 1.0 6.3 44% .344 .261 1.54 4.19 5.60 0 0.00 0.0
2008 MIN 0 24 0 28.0 2 2 0 33 16 20 5 .263 99 10.6 5.1 1.6 6.4 41% .311 .296 1.75 5.98 6.11 0 0.00 0.0
2009 COL 0 26 0 26.3 3 2 0 18 20 25 2 .260 104 6.2 6.8 0.7 8.5 50% .235 .243 1.44 4.54 7.52 0 0.00 0.0
2009 DET 0 7 0 10.3 1 0 0 12 6 10 2 .257 104 10.5 5.2 1.7 8.7 36% .323 .304 1.74 5.47 5.23 0 0.00 0.0
2010 COL MLB 2 0 2.0 0 0 0 3 2 3 0 .258 114 13.5 9.0 0.0 13.5 50% .500 .302 2.50 3.11 4.50 100 3.78 0.0
2008 TOT MLB 47 0 55.3 3 3 0 67 24 39 8 .261 102 10.9 3.9 1.3 6.3 43% .328 .279 1.64 5.10 5.86 111 5.79 -0.3
2009 TOT MLB 33 0 36.7 4 2 0 30 26 35 4 .259 104 7.4 6.4 1.0 8.6 46% .263 .261 1.53 4.80 6.87 106 4.53 0.3
CareerMLB4443507.03529348121846941.2621008.53.90.78.347%.304.2441.383.754.03944.048.1

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 W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
1997 ELZ Rk 2 1 9.3 0 1 0 11 3 7 0 .000 10.6 2.9 0.0 6.8 0% .355 .000 1.51 3.55 3.87
1998 FTW A 37 13 96.3 6 4 6 84 54 74 6 .000 7.9 5.0 0.6 6.9 0% -.578 .000 1.43 4.53 3.83
1999 QUD A 28 28 163.3 14 8 0 146 66 153 8 .000 8.0 3.6 0.4 8.4 0% -.600 .000 1.30 3.77 2.92
2000 FTM A+ 13 13 76.3 5 3 0 67 23 55 3 .000 7.9 2.7 0.4 6.5 0% -.771 .000 1.18 3.44 2.12
2000 NBR AA 15 15 89.0 3 9 0 96 39 79 9 .000 9.7 3.9 0.9 8.0 0% -.685 .000 1.52 4.25 4.65
2000 Lar Wnt 11 10 50.7 0 3 0 38 19 33 2 .000 6.7 3.4 0.4 5.9 0% -.667 .000 1.12 3.91 1.95
2001 MIN MLB 4 0 5.7 0 0 0 7 5 4 1 .268 97 11.1 7.9 1.6 6.4 42% .333 .339 2.12 6.63 6.35
2001 NBR AA 29 23 153.3 14 6 0 130 57 133 9 .000 7.6 3.3 0.5 7.8 0% -.593 .000 1.22 3.45 2.88
2001 Lar Wnt 9 8 35.0 1 1 0 34 8 33 1 .000 8.7 2.1 0.3 8.5 0% -.786 .000 1.20 2.44 3.34
2002 MIN MLB 10 3 28.7 0 2 0 44 9 21 5 .266 96 13.8 2.8 1.6 6.6 48% .390 .324 1.85 4.80 6.28
2002 EDM AAA 19 16 101.7 7 4 0 111 35 75 12 .000 9.8 3.1 1.1 6.6 0% .313 .000 1.44 4.71 4.78
2003 MIN MLB 58 0 85.7 5 6 0 74 38 63 5 .260 100 7.8 4.0 0.5 6.6 44% .265 .229 1.31 3.85 3.68
2003 ROC AAA 2 2 8.3 0 2 0 12 5 8 0 .000 13.0 5.4 0.0 8.7 0% .462 .000 2.05 3.16 7.59
2003 Lar Wnt 7 7 28.0 4 1 0 34 3 20 4 .000 10.9 1.0 1.3 6.4 0% -1.111 .000 1.32 4.30 4.82
2004 MIN MLB 77 0 82.0 11 6 2 52 32 106 5 .261 101 5.7 3.5 0.5 11.6 47% .258 .194 1.02 2.61 2.63
2005 MIN MLB 75 0 77.0 6 6 0 63 30 84 2 .265 97 7.4 3.5 0.2 9.8 50% .305 .220 1.21 2.49 2.45
2006 MIN MLB 75 0 74.3 3 1 1 76 24 65 2 .256 104 9.2 2.9 0.2 7.9 52% .335 .224 1.35 2.88 2.91
2007 MIN MLB 63 0 59.7 3 3 0 65 28 49 9 .267 94 9.8 4.2 1.4 7.4 49% .306 .282 1.56 5.19 5.13
2007 LAR Wnt 4 0 3.7 0 0 0 2 0 4 0 .000 4.9 0.0 0.0 9.7 0% .250 .000 0.54 0.79 0.00
2007 LAR Wnt 8 0 10.0 0 0 4 4 7 9 1 .000 3.6 6.3 0.9 8.1 0% .125 .000 1.10 5.15 1.80
2007 LAR Wnt 8 0 11.7 1 0 4 5 2 12 0 .000 3.8 1.5 0.0 9.2 0% .200 .000 0.60 1.41 0.00
2008 CLE MLB 23 0 27.3 1 1 0 34 8 19 3 .259 104 11.2 2.6 1.0 6.3 44% .344 .261 1.54 4.19 5.60
2008 MIN MLB 24 0 28.0 2 2 0 33 16 20 5 .263 99 10.6 5.1 1.6 6.4 41% .311 .296 1.75 5.98 6.11
2008 BUF AAA 4 0 5.3 0 1 0 11 3 4 1 .264 89 18.7 5.1 1.7 6.8 52% .417 .426 2.64 5.96 6.79
2009 COL MLB 26 0 26.3 3 2 0 18 20 25 2 .260 104 6.2 6.8 0.7 8.5 50% .235 .243 1.44 4.54 7.52
2009 DET MLB 7 0 10.3 1 0 0 12 6 10 2 .257 104 10.5 5.2 1.7 8.7 36% .323 .304 1.74 5.47 5.23
2009 CSP AAA 14 0 17.3 1 0 3 8 7 22 1 .284 100 4.2 3.6 0.5 11.4 33% .200 .179 0.87 3.22 1.56
2010 COL MLB 2 0 2.0 0 0 0 3 2 3 0 .258 114 13.5 9.0 0.0 13.5 50% .500 .302 2.50 3.11 4.50
2010 CSP AAA 47 0 45.7 4 4 8 58 37 42 4 .269 109 11.4 7.3 0.8 8.3 50% .375 .302 2.08 5.31 7.88
2010 LAR Wnt 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 5 1 3 0 .000 22.5 4.5 0.0 13.5 0% .556 .000 3.00 1.48 27.00
2012 SLC AAA 17 3 26.0 0 1 1 21 18 23 3 .270 107 7.3 6.2 1.0 8.0 43% .261 .251 1.50 5.70 3.12
2012 MAG Wnt 24 0 27.3 2 2 2 27 9 24 4 .000 8.9 3.0 1.3 7.9 0% .295 .000 1.32 4.58 3.29
2013 VEN int 3 0 2.3 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 .000 7.7 0.0 0.0 7.7 0% .333 .000 0.86 1.69 3.86

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 893 0.4860 0.4658 0.8029 0.6336 0.3072 0.8982 0.6170 0.1971
2009 588 0.4813 0.4167 0.7592 0.5936 0.2525 0.8155 0.6364 0.2408
2010 48 0.5417 0.4792 0.6957 0.6538 0.2727 0.7647 0.5000 0.3043
Career15290.48590.44730.78270.61890.28510.86220.62080.2173

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
2009-07-31 2009-08-26 15-DL 26 24 Right Elbow Stiffness -
2008-06-11 2008-06-12 DTD 1 1 Neck Stiffness -
2007-04-04 2007-04-10 DTD 6 4 Neck Tightness -
2005-10-03 2005-10-03 Off 0 0 Right Elbow Surgery Bone Spurs 2005-10-03
2004-03-08 2004-03-11 Camp 3 0 Right Knee Inflammation -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2008 MIN $2,475,000
2007 MIN $2,000,000
2006 MIN $900,000
2005 MIN $440,000
2004 MIN $330,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
5 yrPrevious$6,145,000
5 yrTotal$6,145,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
7 y 36 d1 yr (10)

Details
  • designated for assignment 5/1/10 contract purchased 4/27/10 re-signed as a free agent 12/18/09 (minor-league contract)
  • contract purchased 6/20/09 signed as a free agent from DT 5/25/09 designated for assignment 5/12/09 contract purchased 4/4/09 signed as a free agent from CLE 1/20/09 (minor-league contract, $0.75M major league)
  • contract purchased 7/9/08 signed as a free agent from MIN 6/24/08 (minor-league contract)
  • released 6/18/08 sent outright to Triple-A 6/12/08 avoided arbitration 1/19/08, 1 year/$2.475M (08)
  • avoided arbitration 2/07, 1 year/$2M (07)
  • re-signed 3/05, 2 year/c$1.1M (05-06), 05:$0.44M, 06:c$0.7M
  • 1 year/$0.33M (04) recalled 5/03 optioned to Triple-A 4/03 optioned to Triple-A 3/03 recalled 8/02 optioned to Triple-A 7/02 recalled 6/02 Triple-A 3/02 recalled 6/01

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, Juan Rincon threw 2,026 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2010, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2010, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (92mph) and Slider (86mph).