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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
19 1114 68 63 84 895 3.92 14.6
Birth Date6-2-1967
Height6' 1"
Weight190 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
1989 ATL 22 20 0 24.0 0.0 24.0 0 1 7 1 0 0 94 17 4 4 0 22 8 7 0 27 1.50 1.41 2.09 6.8 0.7
1990 ATL 23 7 0 7.0 0.0 7.0 0 3 2 1 0 0 42 16 16 14 1 20 4 2 1 7 18.00 4.81 5.25 0.3 0.0
1991 ATL 24 74 0 78.0 0.0 78.0 5 5 7 4 0 0 314 62 27 25 6 93 21 15 1 54 2.88 3.25 4.06 9.5 1.2
1992 ATL 25 65 0 63.7 0.0 63.7 5 4 8 4 0 0 264 59 32 29 6 88 20 18 2 44 4.10 3.65 4.02 4.0 0.5
1993 ATL 26 63 0 52.0 0.0 52.0 4 6 27 6 0 0 236 51 35 27 4 74 29 22 0 43 4.67 3.99 4.17 5.7 0.6
1994 ATL 27 49 0 45.7 0.0 45.7 3 1 3 3 0 0 197 41 18 18 2 53 26 23 3 35 3.55 4.01 4.39 4.9 0.5
1995 ATL 28 26 0 19.3 0.0 19.3 1 1 1 1 0 0 94 31 14 12 3 46 6 4 1 13 5.59 4.82 4.54 0.2 0.0
1995 BOS 28 22 0 21.0 0.0 21.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 84 17 9 7 3 28 8 8 0 10 3.00 5.19 6.65 -1.0 -0.1
1996 BOS 29 59 0 56.3 0.0 56.3 4 3 1 4 0 0 239 58 24 24 9 97 23 19 0 46 3.83 4.92 5.02 7.6 0.7
1996 TEX 29 22 0 22.3 0.0 22.3 0 1 0 1 0 0 88 20 8 8 2 30 4 3 0 14 3.22 3.70 3.72 5.5 0.5
1997 NYA 30 64 0 66.7 0.0 66.7 6 1 3 3 0 0 283 50 19 19 3 64 34 32 3 70 2.57 3.30 3.37 13.0 1.3
1998 NYA 31 67 0 79.0 0.0 79.0 4 1 6 5 0 0 330 71 51 48 13 123 26 25 4 69 5.47 4.75 5.64 -0.9 -0.2
1999 NYA 32 73 1 62.3 4.0 58.3 2 2 0 7 0 0 271 71 30 30 5 104 18 14 1 59 4.33 3.27 3.17 17.0 1.5
2000 NYA 33 69 0 68.0 0.0 68.0 2 3 0 6 0 0 291 68 32 31 5 97 24 22 2 75 4.10 3.12 3.47 16.7 1.6
2001 NYA 34 76 0 80.3 0.0 80.3 9 4 0 1 0 0 342 80 25 23 4 111 29 20 4 78 2.58 3.04 3.30 18.3 1.8
2002 NYA 35 79 0 78.0 0.0 78.0 7 1 6 4 0 0 324 73 29 26 4 103 28 25 0 44 3.00 3.67 3.67 14.7 1.4
2003 NYN 36 50 0 45.3 0.0 45.3 2 7 5 2 0 0 194 37 25 23 6 62 19 15 2 34 4.57 4.58 4.71 1.9 0.3
2004 NYN 37 83 0 77.0 0.0 77.0 2 6 0 7 0 0 337 70 32 27 6 102 33 27 2 58 3.16 3.82 5.02 2.6 0.3
2005 BOS 38 1 0 1.0 0.0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0.00 1.05 1.54 0.4 0.0
2005 NYA 38 28 0 14.0 0.0 14.0 1 2 0 2 0 0 64 17 11 11 1 29 6 6 0 12 7.07 3.55 4.39 2.0 0.2
2005 WAS 38 30 0 27.7 0.0 27.7 2 1 0 1 0 0 118 31 13 11 2 41 9 5 0 14 3.58 3.90 3.56 3.3 0.4
2006 SFN 39 26 0 23.3 0.0 23.3 4 2 8 3 0 0 94 23 8 8 1 28 6 6 1 18 3.09 3.02 3.34 4.4 0.4
2006 WAS 39 56 0 44.3 0.0 44.3 3 5 0 5 0 0 196 47 22 22 1 66 21 10 1 30 4.47 3.54 3.58 7.9 0.7
2007 CIN 40 69 0 57.7 0.0 57.7 1 3 0 5 0 0 263 75 39 38 6 110 18 16 5 40 5.93 4.34 5.26 3.3 0.2
Career117811114.04.01110.0686384770047621086523485931592420344338953.923.764.14148.014.6

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1987 PUL Rk 15 13 83.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1988 BUR A 30 23 154.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1988 DUR A+ 2 2 12.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 ATL MLB 20 0 24.0 2.09 148 .197 .253 .317 .387 .264 .288 102 6.8 0.7 6.8 0.7
1989 GRN AA 47 0 51.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 GWN AAA 13 0 20.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 ATL MLB 7 0 7.0 5.25 85 .370 .270 .339 .423 .277 .517 108 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0
1990 GRN AA 4 4 5.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 ATL MLB 74 0 78.0 4.06 108 .220 .258 .322 .384 .262 .241 107 7.7 0.8 9.5 1.2
1992 ATL MLB 65 0 63.7 4.02 99 .247 .266 .330 .390 .267 .276 103 3.3 0.4 4.0 0.5
1993 ATL MLB 63 0 52.0 4.17 107 .265 .268 .335 .410 .266 .294 99 5.7 0.6 5.7 0.6
1994 ATL MLB 49 0 45.7 4.39 105 .246 .271 .335 .414 .257 .298 99 3.9 0.4 4.9 0.5
1995 ATL MLB 26 0 19.3 4.54 98 .341 .264 .330 .402 .256 .394 96 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0
1995 BOS MLB 22 0 21.0 6.65 74 .225 .266 .330 .417 .258 .222 103 -1.0 -0.1 -1.0 -0.1
1996 BOS MLB 59 0 56.3 5.02 111 .258 .279 .350 .449 .272 .304 104 7.6 0.7 7.6 0.7
1996 TEX MLB 22 0 22.3 3.72 135 .209 .283 .349 .444 .270 .265 105 5.5 0.5 5.5 0.5
1997 NYA MLB 64 0 66.7 3.37 130 .215 .273 .337 .427 .263 .272 96 13.0 1.3 13.0 1.3
1998 NYA MLB 67 0 79.0 5.64 83 .248 .273 .339 .433 .267 .266 95 -0.7 -0.1 -0.9 -0.2
1999 NYA MLB 73 1 62.3 3.17 138 .255 .279 .355 .454 .272 .351 97 17.2 1.6 17.0 1.5
2000 NYA MLB 69 0 68.0 3.47 129 .244 .278 .352 .452 .268 .341 92 15.9 1.5 16.7 1.6
2001 NYA MLB 76 0 80.3 3.30 129 .240 .270 .339 .425 .265 .335 95 18.3 1.8 18.3 1.8
2002 NYA MLB 79 0 78.0 3.67 122 .245 .261 .329 .420 .262 .278 97 14.7 1.5 14.7 1.4
2003 NYN MLB 50 0 45.3 4.71 97 .242 .271 .346 .438 .270 .233 98 2.5 0.3 1.9 0.3
2003 BRO A- 1 1 2.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .200 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 BIN AA 1 1 1.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .750 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 NYN MLB 83 0 77.0 5.02 85 .250 .267 .338 .428 .267 .269 93 1.7 0.2 2.6 0.3
2005 BOS MLB 1 0 1.0 1.54 171 .209 .281 .337 .464 .276 .500 110 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0
2005 NYA MLB 28 0 14.0 4.39 110 .293 .270 .341 .432 .270 .356 103 2.0 0.2 2.0 0.2
2005 WAS MLB 30 0 27.7 3.56 110 .284 .277 .343 .439 .272 .312 87 2.9 0.3 3.3 0.4
2006 SFN MLB 26 0 23.3 3.34 124 .239 .276 .342 .449 .276 .324 90 4.4 0.4 4.4 0.4
2006 WAS MLB 56 0 44.3 3.58 119 .258 .267 .339 .435 .268 .322 90 8.1 0.8 7.9 0.7
2007 CIN MLB 69 0 57.7 5.26 93 .277 .268 .339 .424 .261 .356 103 3.7 0.4 3.3 0.2
2007 DYT A 1 1 1.0 11.58 -62 .392 .293 .354 .454 .290 .000 97 -0.4 -0.0 -0.4 -0.0

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
1987 PUL Rk 4 8 0 15 13 83.3 64 42 82 7 0% .000 6.9 4.5 0.8 8.9 1.27 3.24 0.0 0.0
1988 BUR A 11 5 0 30 23 154.0 154 69 160 7 0% .000 9.0 4.0 0.4 9.4 1.45 3.62 0.0 0.0
1988 DUR A+ 1 0 0 2 2 12.3 14 5 14 0 0% .000 10.2 3.7 0.0 10.2 1.54 1.46 0.0 0.0
1989 ATL MLB 0 1 7 20 0 24.0 17 8 27 0 50% .288 6.4 3.0 0.0 10.1 1.04 1.50 6.8 0.7
1989 GRN AA 4 1 19 47 0 51.3 32 31 58 1 0% .000 5.6 5.4 0.2 10.2 1.23 1.58 0.0 0.0
1989 GWN AAA 2 0 8 13 0 20.0 6 13 20 0 0% .000 2.7 5.8 0.0 9.0 0.95 0.00 0.0 0.0
1990 GRN AA 0 1 0 4 4 5.7 7 3 4 1 0% .000 11.1 4.7 1.6 6.3 1.75 1.58 0.0 0.0
1990 ATL MLB 0 3 2 7 0 7.0 16 4 7 1 46% .517 20.6 5.1 1.3 9.0 2.86 18.00 0.3 0.0
1991 ATL MLB 5 5 7 74 0 78.0 62 21 54 6 46% .241 7.2 2.4 0.7 6.2 1.06 2.88 9.5 1.2
1992 ATL MLB 5 4 8 65 0 63.7 59 20 44 6 37% .276 8.3 2.8 0.8 6.2 1.24 4.10 4.0 0.5
1993 ATL MLB 4 6 27 63 0 52.0 51 29 43 4 44% .294 8.8 5.0 0.7 7.4 1.54 4.67 5.7 0.6
1994 ATL MLB 3 1 3 49 0 45.7 41 26 35 2 48% .298 8.1 5.1 0.4 6.9 1.47 3.55 4.9 0.5
1995 BOS MLB 1 0 0 22 0 21.0 17 8 10 3 44% .222 7.3 3.4 1.3 4.3 1.19 3.00 -1.0 -0.1
1995 ATL MLB 1 1 1 26 0 19.3 31 6 13 3 38% .394 14.4 2.8 1.4 6.1 1.91 5.59 0.2 0.0
1996 BOS MLB 4 3 1 59 0 56.3 58 23 46 9 41% .304 9.3 3.7 1.4 7.3 1.44 3.83 7.6 0.7
1996 TEX MLB 0 1 0 22 0 22.3 20 4 14 2 31% .265 8.1 1.6 0.8 5.6 1.07 3.22 5.5 0.5
1997 NYA MLB 6 1 3 64 0 66.7 50 34 70 3 48% .272 6.8 4.6 0.4 9.4 1.26 2.56 13.0 1.3
1998 NYA MLB 4 1 6 67 0 79.0 71 26 69 13 42% .266 8.1 3.0 1.5 7.9 1.23 5.47 -0.9 -0.2
1999 NYA MLB 2 2 0 73 1 62.3 71 18 59 5 42% .351 10.3 2.6 0.7 8.5 1.43 4.33 17.0 1.5
2000 NYA MLB 2 3 0 69 0 68.0 68 24 75 5 48% .341 9.0 3.2 0.7 9.9 1.35 4.10 16.7 1.6
2001 NYA MLB 9 4 0 76 0 80.3 80 29 78 4 44% .335 9.0 3.2 0.4 8.7 1.36 2.58 18.3 1.8
2002 NYA MLB 7 1 6 79 0 78.0 73 28 44 4 43% .278 8.4 3.2 0.5 5.1 1.29 3.00 14.7 1.4
2003 NYN MLB 2 7 5 50 0 45.3 37 19 34 6 38% .233 7.3 3.8 1.2 6.8 1.24 4.57 1.9 0.3
2003 BIN AA 0 1 0 1 1 1.0 6 0 1 0 0% .750 54.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 6.00 9.00 0.0 0.0
2003 BRO A- 0 0 0 1 1 2.0 1 0 1 0 0% .200 4.5 0.0 0.0 4.5 0.50 0.00 0.0 0.0
2004 NYN MLB 2 6 0 83 0 77.0 70 33 58 6 46% .269 8.2 3.9 0.7 6.8 1.34 3.16 2.6 0.3
2005 NYA MLB 1 2 0 28 0 14.0 17 6 12 1 37% .356 10.9 3.9 0.6 7.7 1.64 7.07 2.0 0.2
2005 BOS MLB 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 1 0 1 0 100% .500 9.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 1.00 0.00 0.4 0.0
2005 WAS MLB 2 1 0 30 0 27.7 31 9 14 2 46% .312 10.1 2.9 0.7 4.6 1.45 3.58 3.3 0.4
2006 SFN MLB 4 2 8 26 0 23.3 23 6 18 1 43% .324 8.9 2.3 0.4 6.9 1.24 3.09 4.4 0.4
2006 WAS MLB 3 5 0 56 0 44.3 47 21 30 1 43% .322 9.5 4.3 0.2 6.1 1.53 4.47 7.9 0.7
2007 DYT A 0 1 0 1 1 1.0 1 0 2 1 0% .000 9.0 0.0 9.0 18.0 1.00 9.00 -0.4 -0.0
2007 CIN MLB 1 3 0 69 0 57.7 75 18 40 6 37% .356 11.7 2.8 0.9 6.2 1.61 5.93 3.3 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
2007-06-17 2007-07-05 15-DL 18 15 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2003-06-11 2003-07-13 15-DL 32 30 Left Knee Surgery Meniscus 2003-06-13
2003-05-22 2003-06-06 15-DL 15 12 Left Knee Inflammation -
1990-04-28 1990-10-04 60-DL 159 148 Left Shoulder Surgery Labrum 1990-06-13 -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2008 CHN $3,000,000
2007 CIN $2,000,000
2006 WAS $1,000,000
2005 NYA $4,000,000
2004 NYN $3,000,000
2003 NYN $2,000,000
2002 NYA $2,500,000
2001 NYA $2,450,000
2000 NYA $2,400,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
9 yrPrevious$22,350,000
9 yrTotal$22,350,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
18 y 49 d

Details
  • 1 year (2009). Signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/09. Released by Cubs 3/30/09.
  • 2 years/$5.5M (2007-08), plus 2009 club option. Signed as a free agent 11/06. 07:$2M, 08:$3M, 09:$2.5M club option ($0.5M buyout). 2009 option guaranteed at $2.75M with 140 appearances 2007-08. Released by Cincinnati 4/8/08.
  • 1 year/$1M (2006). Signed as a free agent 12/05.
  • 3 years/$9M (2003-05). 03:$2M, 04:$3M, 05:$4M. DFA 6/05. Mets paid $0.975M of $4M 2005 salary in 12/04 trade to Yankees. Signed as a free agent 7/05.
  • 3 years/$7.35M (2000-02). 00:$2.4M, 01:$2.45M, 02:$2.5M.

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Mike Stanton threw 376 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 Fourseam Fastball (89mph) and Slider (83mph), also mixing in a Sinker (89mph), Curve (71mph) and Change (81mph).