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Portrait of Mike Stanton

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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

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
1989 ATL MLB 20 0 24.0 17 8 27 0 .264 102 6.4 3.0 0.0 10.1 50% .288 .197 1.04 1.41 1.50 69 2.35 0.7
1990 ATL MLB 7 0 7.0 16 4 7 1 .277 108 20.6 5.1 1.3 9.0 46% .517 .370 2.86 4.81 18.00 98 11.76 -0.6
1991 ATL MLB 74 0 78.0 62 21 54 6 .262 107 7.2 2.4 0.7 6.2 46% .241 .220 1.06 3.25 2.88 84 3.21 1.5
1992 ATL MLB 65 0 63.7 59 20 44 6 .267 103 8.3 2.8 0.8 6.2 37% .276 .247 1.24 3.65 4.10 93 3.95 0.6
1993 ATL MLB 63 0 52.0 51 29 43 4 .266 99 8.8 5.0 0.7 7.4 44% .294 .265 1.54 3.99 4.67 96 5.32 -0.0
1994 ATL MLB 49 0 45.7 41 26 35 2 .257 99 8.1 5.1 0.4 6.9 48% .298 .246 1.47 4.01 3.55 107 4.80 0.4
1995 ATL 0 26 0 19.3 31 6 13 3 .256 96 14.4 2.8 1.4 6.1 38% .394 .341 1.91 4.82 5.59 0 0.00 0.0
1995 BOS 0 22 0 21.0 17 8 10 3 .258 103 7.3 3.4 1.3 4.3 44% .222 .225 1.19 5.19 3.00 0 0.00 0.0
1996 BOS 0 59 0 56.3 58 23 46 9 .272 104 9.3 3.7 1.4 7.3 41% .304 .258 1.44 4.92 3.83 0 0.00 0.0
1996 TEX 0 22 0 22.3 20 4 14 2 .270 105 8.1 1.6 0.8 5.6 31% .265 .209 1.07 3.70 3.22 0 0.00 0.0
1997 NYA MLB 64 0 66.7 50 34 70 3 .263 96 6.8 4.6 0.4 9.4 48% .272 .215 1.26 3.30 2.56 87 3.34 1.4
1998 NYA MLB 67 0 79.0 71 26 69 13 .267 95 8.1 3.0 1.5 7.9 42% .266 .248 1.23 4.75 5.47 92 5.04 0.3
1999 NYA MLB 73 1 62.3 71 18 59 5 .272 97 10.3 2.6 0.7 8.5 42% .351 .255 1.43 3.27 4.33 78 4.78 0.6
2000 NYA MLB 69 0 68.0 68 24 75 5 .268 92 9.0 3.2 0.7 9.9 48% .341 .244 1.35 3.12 4.10 70 3.71 1.4
2001 NYA MLB 76 0 80.3 80 29 78 4 .265 95 9.0 3.2 0.4 8.7 44% .335 .240 1.36 3.04 2.58 75 3.78 1.4
2002 NYA MLB 79 0 78.0 73 28 44 4 .262 97 8.4 3.2 0.5 5.1 43% .278 .245 1.29 3.67 3.00 107 3.74 1.4
2003 NYN MLB 50 0 45.3 37 19 34 6 .270 98 7.3 3.8 1.2 6.8 38% .233 .242 1.24 4.58 4.57 95 3.23 1.1
2004 NYN MLB 83 0 77.0 70 33 58 6 .267 93 8.2 3.9 0.7 6.8 46% .269 .250 1.34 3.82 3.16 95 3.67 1.6
2005 BOS 0 1 0 1.0 1 0 1 0 .276 110 9.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 100% .500 .209 1.00 1.05 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2005 NYA 0 28 0 14.0 17 6 12 1 .270 103 10.9 3.9 0.6 7.7 37% .356 .293 1.64 3.55 7.07 0 0.00 0.0
2005 WAS 0 30 0 27.7 31 9 14 2 .272 87 10.1 2.9 0.7 4.6 46% .312 .284 1.45 3.90 3.58 0 0.00 0.0
2006 SFN 0 26 0 23.3 23 6 18 1 .276 90 8.9 2.3 0.4 6.9 43% .324 .239 1.24 3.02 3.09 0 0.00 0.0
2006 WAS 0 56 0 44.3 47 21 30 1 .268 90 9.5 4.3 0.2 6.1 43% .322 .258 1.53 3.54 4.47 0 0.00 0.0
2007 CIN MLB 69 0 57.7 75 18 40 6 .261 103 11.7 2.8 0.9 6.2 37% .356 .277 1.61 4.34 5.93 100 5.70 -0.2
1995 TOT MLB 48 0 40.3 48 14 23 6 .257 99 10.7 3.1 1.3 5.1 41% .313 .286 1.54 5.01 4.24 106 6.81 -0.6
1996 TOT MLB 81 0 78.7 78 27 60 11 .271 104 8.9 3.1 1.3 6.9 38% .293 .245 1.33 4.57 3.66 89 4.07 1.3
2005 TOT MLB 59 0 42.7 49 15 27 3 .271 93 10.3 3.2 0.6 5.7 44% .329 .286 1.50 3.72 4.64 101 4.79 0.3
2006 TOT MLB 82 0 67.7 70 27 48 2 .271 90 9.3 3.6 0.3 6.4 43% .322 .252 1.43 3.36 3.99 94 4.47 0.9
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Statistics for All Levels

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
1987 PUL Rk 15 13 83.3 64 42 82 7 .000 6.9 4.5 0.8 8.9 0% .000 .000 1.27 4.20 3.24
1988 BUR A 30 23 154.0 154 69 160 7 .000 9.0 4.0 0.4 9.4 0% .000 .000 1.45 2.95 3.62
1988 DUR A+ 2 2 12.3 14 5 14 0 .000 10.2 3.7 0.0 10.2 0% .000 .000 1.54 2.15 1.46
1989 ATL MLB 20 0 24.0 17 8 27 0 .264 102 6.4 3.0 0.0 10.1 50% .288 .197 1.04 1.41 1.50
1989 GRN AA 47 0 51.3 32 31 58 1 .000 5.6 5.4 0.2 10.2 0% .000 .000 1.23 2.82 1.58
1989 GWN AAA 13 0 20.0 6 13 20 0 .000 2.7 5.8 0.0 9.0 0% .000 .000 0.95 2.71 0.00
1990 ATL MLB 7 0 7.0 16 4 7 1 .277 108 20.6 5.1 1.3 9.0 46% .517 .370 2.86 4.81 18.00
1990 GRN AA 4 4 5.7 7 3 4 1 .000 11.1 4.7 1.6 6.3 0% .000 .000 1.75 5.38 1.58
1991 ATL MLB 74 0 78.0 62 21 54 6 .262 107 7.2 2.4 0.7 6.2 46% .241 .220 1.06 3.25 2.88
1992 ATL MLB 65 0 63.7 59 20 44 6 .267 103 8.3 2.8 0.8 6.2 37% .276 .247 1.24 3.65 4.10
1993 ATL MLB 63 0 52.0 51 29 43 4 .266 99 8.8 5.0 0.7 7.4 44% .294 .265 1.54 3.99 4.67
1994 ATL MLB 49 0 45.7 41 26 35 2 .257 99 8.1 5.1 0.4 6.9 48% .298 .246 1.47 4.01 3.55
1995 ATL MLB 26 0 19.3 31 6 13 3 .256 96 14.4 2.8 1.4 6.1 38% .394 .341 1.91 4.82 5.59
1995 BOS MLB 22 0 21.0 17 8 10 3 .258 103 7.3 3.4 1.3 4.3 44% .222 .225 1.19 5.19 3.00
1996 BOS MLB 59 0 56.3 58 23 46 9 .272 104 9.3 3.7 1.4 7.3 41% .304 .258 1.44 4.92 3.83
1996 TEX MLB 22 0 22.3 20 4 14 2 .270 105 8.1 1.6 0.8 5.6 31% .265 .209 1.07 3.70 3.22
1997 NYA MLB 64 0 66.7 50 34 70 3 .263 96 6.8 4.6 0.4 9.4 48% .272 .215 1.26 3.30 2.56
1998 NYA MLB 67 0 79.0 71 26 69 13 .267 95 8.1 3.0 1.5 7.9 42% .266 .248 1.23 4.75 5.47
1999 NYA MLB 73 1 62.3 71 18 59 5 .272 97 10.3 2.6 0.7 8.5 42% .351 .255 1.43 3.27 4.33
2000 NYA MLB 69 0 68.0 68 24 75 5 .268 92 9.0 3.2 0.7 9.9 48% .341 .244 1.35 3.12 4.10
2001 NYA MLB 76 0 80.3 80 29 78 4 .265 95 9.0 3.2 0.4 8.7 44% .335 .240 1.36 3.04 2.58
2002 NYA MLB 79 0 78.0 73 28 44 4 .262 97 8.4 3.2 0.5 5.1 43% .278 .245 1.29 3.67 3.00
2003 NYN MLB 50 0 45.3 37 19 34 6 .270 98 7.3 3.8 1.2 6.8 38% .233 .242 1.24 4.58 4.57
2003 BRO A- 1 1 2.0 1 0 1 0 .000 4.5 0.0 0.0 4.5 0% .200 .000 0.50 2.25 0.00
2003 BIN AA 1 1 1.0 6 0 1 0 .000 54.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 0% .750 .000 6.00 1.27 9.00
2004 NYN MLB 83 0 77.0 70 33 58 6 .267 93 8.2 3.9 0.7 6.8 46% .269 .250 1.34 3.82 3.16
2005 BOS MLB 1 0 1.0 1 0 1 0 .276 110 9.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 100% .500 .209 1.00 1.05 0.00
2005 NYA MLB 28 0 14.0 17 6 12 1 .270 103 10.9 3.9 0.6 7.7 37% .356 .293 1.64 3.55 7.07
2005 WAS MLB 30 0 27.7 31 9 14 2 .272 87 10.1 2.9 0.7 4.6 46% .312 .284 1.45 3.90 3.58
2006 SFN MLB 26 0 23.3 23 6 18 1 .276 90 8.9 2.3 0.4 6.9 43% .324 .239 1.24 3.02 3.09
2006 WAS MLB 56 0 44.3 47 21 30 1 .268 90 9.5 4.3 0.2 6.1 43% .322 .258 1.53 3.54 4.47
2007 CIN MLB 69 0 57.7 75 18 40 6 .261 103 11.7 2.8 0.9 6.2 37% .356 .277 1.61 4.34 5.93
2007 DYT A 1 1 1.0 1 0 2 1 .290 97 9.0 0.0 9.0 18.0 0% .000 .392 1.00 12.31 9.00

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  —  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
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 2015, 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).