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Mike Venafro PRangers

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
7 253.3 15 10 5 131 4.09 0.9
Birth Date8-2-1973
Height5' 10"
Weight170 lbs
BatsL
ThrowsL
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 25 65 0 68.3 0.0 68.3 3 2 0 5 0 0 283 63 29 25 4 85 22 22 3 37 3.29 3.98 5.06 6.0 0.6
2000 TEX 26 77 0 56.3 0.0 56.3 3 1 1 8 0 0 248 64 27 24 2 85 21 17 4 32 3.83 3.88 5.39 4.0 0.4
2001 TEX 27 70 0 60.0 0.0 60.0 5 5 4 5 0 0 266 54 35 32 2 80 28 24 7 29 4.80 4.31 5.78 -0.3 -0.0
2002 OAK 28 47 0 37.0 0.0 37.0 2 2 0 4 0 0 168 45 22 19 5 69 14 12 2 16 4.62 5.25 6.44 -3.7 -0.4
2003 TBA 29 24 0 19.0 0.0 19.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 85 24 10 10 1 32 3 3 3 9 4.74 3.78 3.98 2.9 0.3
2004 LAN 30 17 0 9.0 0.0 9.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 42 11 5 4 1 17 3 2 2 6 4.00 4.73 4.56 1.0 0.1
2006 COL 32 7 0 3.7 0.0 3.7 1 0 0 1 0 0 15 3 1 1 0 4 3 3 0 2 2.45 4.47 4.89 0.2 0.0
Career3070253.30.0253.31510524001107264129115153729483211314.094.245.4110.10.9

Advanced

'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 FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1995 HUD A- 32 0 50.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 CSC A 50 0 59.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 PCH A+ 35 0 44.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .358 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 TUL AA 11 0 15.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .255 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 TUL AA 46 0 52.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 OKL AAA 13 0 17.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 TEX MLB 65 0 68.3 5.06 109 .223 .275 .347 .437 .263 .272 104 6.0 0.6 6.0 0.6
1999 OKL AAA 6 0 11.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 TEX MLB 77 0 56.3 5.39 100 .249 .280 .355 .457 .271 .328 101 4.0 0.4 4.0 0.4
2001 TEX MLB 70 0 60.0 5.78 88 .246 .268 .339 .429 .265 .260 105 -0.3 -0.0 -0.3 -0.0
2002 OAK MLB 47 0 37.0 6.44 60 .303 .271 .340 .446 .271 .305 95 -3.7 -0.4 -3.7 -0.4
2002 SAC AAA 8 0 10.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .370 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 TBA MLB 24 0 19.0 3.98 117 .274 .269 .340 .438 .267 .333 98 2.9 0.3 2.9 0.3
2003 NWO AAA 23 0 28.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .337 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 LAN MLB 17 0 9.0 4.56 104 .307 .292 .381 .490 .290 .333 101 1.0 0.1 1.0 0.1
2004 LVG AAA 5 0 6.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .364 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 OMA AAA 35 0 57.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .337 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 LVG AAA 53 0 44.7 7.32 74 .309 .285 .367 .463 .286 .371 94 -1.1 -0.1 -1.1 -0.1
2006 COL MLB 7 0 3.7 4.89 111 .232 .284 .344 .460 .275 .300 113 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0
2006 CSP AAA 20 0 16.0 4.67 110 .181 .261 .333 .394 .258 .196 108 2.0 0.2 2.0 0.2
2006 LOU AAA 36 0 22.2 3.88 103 .229 .263 .333 .407 .262 .283 92 2.4 0.2 2.4 0.2
2007 MEM AAA 8 0 6.3 5.91 101 .328 .275 .344 .454 .259 .500 117 0.8 0.1 0.8 0.1
2007 ROC AAA 12 0 11.7 4.63 84 .264 .262 .336 .384 .260 .302 91 -0.2 -0.0 -0.2 -0.0
2007 SYR AAA 31 0 32.3 5.59 66 .250 .264 .334 .408 .265 .355 90 -2.0 -0.2 -2.0 -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
1995 HUD A- 9 1 2 32 0 50.7 37 21 32 0 0% .000 6.6 3.7 0.0 5.7 1.14 2.13 0.0 0.0
1996 CSC A 1 3 19 50 0 59.0 57 21 62 0 0% .000 8.7 3.2 0.0 9.5 1.32 3.51 0.0 0.0
1997 TUL AA 0 1 1 11 0 15.7 13 12 13 1 0% .255 7.5 6.9 0.6 7.5 1.59 3.44 0.0 0.0
1997 PCH A+ 4 2 10 35 0 44.7 51 21 35 2 0% .358 10.3 4.2 0.4 7.0 1.61 3.42 0.0 0.0
1998 OKL AAA 0 0 0 13 0 17.0 19 10 15 3 0% .000 10.1 5.3 1.6 7.9 1.71 6.35 0.0 0.0
1998 TUL AA 3 4 14 46 0 52.3 42 26 45 5 0% .000 7.2 4.5 0.9 7.7 1.30 3.10 0.0 0.0
1999 TEX MLB 3 2 0 65 0 68.3 63 22 37 4 69% .272 8.3 2.9 0.5 4.9 1.24 3.29 6.0 0.6
1999 OKL AAA 0 0 1 6 0 11.7 16 0 7 2 0% .000 12.3 0.0 1.5 5.4 1.37 5.38 0.0 0.0
2000 TEX MLB 3 1 1 77 0 56.3 64 21 32 2 66% .328 10.2 3.4 0.3 5.1 1.51 3.83 4.0 0.4
2001 TEX MLB 5 5 4 70 0 60.0 54 28 29 2 63% .260 8.1 4.2 0.3 4.3 1.37 4.80 -0.3 -0.0
2002 OAK MLB 2 2 0 47 0 37.0 45 14 16 5 67% .305 10.9 3.4 1.2 3.9 1.59 4.62 -3.7 -0.4
2002 SAC AAA 0 1 0 8 0 10.3 12 1 14 2 0% .370 10.5 0.9 1.7 12.2 1.26 6.99 0.0 0.0
2003 TBA MLB 1 0 0 24 0 19.0 24 3 9 1 57% .333 11.4 1.4 0.5 4.3 1.42 4.74 2.9 0.3
2003 NWO AAA 2 1 0 23 0 28.0 35 5 11 0 0% .337 11.2 1.6 0.0 3.5 1.43 3.54 0.0 0.0
2004 LVG AAA 0 1 1 5 0 6.3 8 2 4 0 0% .364 11.4 2.9 0.0 5.7 1.59 7.14 0.0 0.0
2004 OMA AAA 2 4 2 35 0 57.7 70 19 41 8 0% .337 10.9 3.0 1.2 6.4 1.54 4.37 0.0 0.0
2004 LAN MLB 0 0 0 17 0 9.0 11 3 6 1 55% .333 11.0 3.0 1.0 6.0 1.56 4.00 1.0 0.1
2005 LVG AAA 0 1 1 53 0 44.7 60 35 24 4 53% .371 12.1 7.0 0.8 4.8 2.13 6.85 -1.1 -0.1
2006 COL MLB 1 0 0 7 0 3.7 3 3 2 0 30% .300 7.4 7.4 0.0 4.9 1.64 2.45 0.2 0.0
2006 LOU AAA 0 0 2 36 0 22.2 19 8 18 0 57% .283 7.7 3.2 0.0 7.3 1.22 2.43 2.4 0.2
2006 CSP AAA 3 1 0 20 0 16.0 10 5 10 1 47% .196 5.6 2.8 0.6 5.6 0.94 2.25 2.0 0.2
2007 MEM AAA 0 1 0 8 0 6.3 13 6 5 0 62% .500 18.6 8.6 0.0 7.1 3.02 12.86 0.8 0.1
2007 ROC AAA 1 0 2 12 0 11.7 13 7 5 0 47% .302 10.0 5.4 0.0 3.8 1.71 5.38 -0.2 -0.0
2007 SYR AAA 0 1 0 31 0 32.3 35 7 18 2 60% .355 9.8 2.0 0.6 5.0 1.30 2.79 -2.0 -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

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2003 TBA $300,000
2002 OAK $812,500
2001 TEX $310,000
2000 TEX $245,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$1,667,500
4 yrTotal$1,667,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
4 y 163 d

Details
  • signed as a free agent from TOR 2/10 (minor-league contract)
  • acquired in trade from MIN (for cash) 5/07
  • signed as a free agent from COL 12/06 (minor-league contract)
  • sent outright to Triple-A 10/06 contract purchased 9/06 signed as a free agent from CIN 06 (minor-league contract)
  • signed as a free agent from LAD 4/06 (minor-league contract)
  • re-signed 1/05, 1 year/$0.535M (05) (minor-league contract)
  • recalled 9/04 optioned to Triple-A 8/04 recalled 8/04 signed as a free agent from KC (minor-league contract) sent to minor-league camp 3/04 non-roster invitee, signed as a free agent from HOU (minor-league contract) 11/03
  • claimed off waivers from TB 7/03
  • designated for assignment 6/03 signed as a free agent from ATL 3/03 (had 1 year/$0.5M contract with ATL) waived 3/03 signed as a free agent from OAK 1/03
  • non-tendered 12/02 recalled 9/02 1 year/$812,500 (02) avoided arbitration 1/02
  • acquired in trade from TX 1/02

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Transaction Analysis: September 5-11Christina Kahrl2006-09-13
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: The Year of Magical Rookie PitchingJim Baker2006-08-30
Transaction Analysis: March 14-16Christina Kahrl2006-03-17
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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Wests, etc.Christina Kahrl2005-03-25
Prospectus Triple Play: Los Angeles Dodgers, Minnesota Twins, San Francisco GiantsJay Jaffe2005-03-23
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Taking it AwayJoe Sheehan2004-10-04
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 30-September 15Christina Kahrl2004-09-17
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This article requires BP Premium accessMaking the Most of Your Inheritance: The League's Best Relievers at Stranding RunnersMichael Wolverton2004-03-25
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 10-15, 2004Christina Kahrl2004-03-17
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: July 3-8, 2003Christina Kahrl2003-07-09
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: June 26-30, 2003Christina Kahrl2003-07-02
Not-in-Book Players: 37 Guys We MissedBaseball Prospectus2003-04-11
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 25-April 6, 2003Christina Kahrl2003-04-09
Transaction Analysis: The EastsChristina Kahrl2003-01-25
Playoff Prospectus: Oakland Athletics vs. Minnesota TwinsDerek Zumsteg2002-10-01
Transaction Analysis: September 4-10, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-09-12
The Daily Prospectus: A Look at the Pitching NumbersMichael Wolverton2002-09-09
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Daily Prospectus: Road Trip, Day OneJoe Sheehan2002-03-26
2001 Internet Baseball Awards Results: Your Choices for the League's Top HonorsGreg Spira2001-11-09
1999 Internet Baseball Awards Results: Your ballots have been counted, and the results are inGreg Spira1999-11-20


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