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Duane Ward PBlue Jays

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
9 666.7 32 37 121 679 3.28 12.7
Birth Date5-28-1964
Height6' 4"
Weight185 lbs
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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.
Multiple stints are are currently shownClick to hide.
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
1986 ATL 0 10 0 16.0 22 8 8 2 .249 100 12.4 4.5 1.1 4.5 67% .364 .322 1.88 4.87 7.31 0 0.00 0.0
1986 TOR 0 2 1 2.0 3 4 1 0 .287 102 13.5 18.0 0.0 4.5 56% .333 .354 3.50 9.29 13.50 0 0.00 0.0
1987 TOR MLB 12 1 11.7 14 12 10 0 .269 98 10.8 9.3 0.0 7.7 67% .400 .304 2.23 4.25 6.94 106 7.42 -0.3
1988 TOR MLB 64 0 111.7 101 60 91 5 .266 102 8.1 4.8 0.4 7.3 57% .294 .259 1.44 3.52 3.30 95 3.94 1.1
1989 TOR MLB 66 0 114.7 94 58 122 4 .264 98 7.4 4.6 0.3 9.6 58% .295 .252 1.33 2.82 3.77 70 3.55 1.6
1990 TOR MLB 73 0 127.7 101 42 112 9 .261 103 7.1 3.0 0.6 7.9 55% .267 .220 1.12 2.98 3.45 70 2.66 3.4
1991 TOR MLB 81 0 107.3 80 33 132 3 .265 102 6.7 2.8 0.3 11.1 49% .298 .205 1.05 1.79 2.77 42 2.61 2.9
1992 TOR MLB 79 0 101.3 76 39 103 5 .265 101 6.8 3.5 0.4 9.1 49% .267 .220 1.13 2.58 1.95 63 2.47 2.8
1993 TOR MLB 71 0 71.7 49 25 97 4 .262 103 6.2 3.1 0.5 12.2 45% .290 .185 1.03 2.11 2.13 44 2.80 2.0
1995 TOR MLB 4 0 2.7 11 5 3 0 .271 96 37.1 16.9 0.0 10.1 50% .688 .509 6.00 7.64 27.00 112 34.65 -0.8
1986 TOT MLB 12 1 18.0 25 12 9 2 .255 100 12.5 6.0 1.0 4.5 65% .359 .327 2.06 5.36 8.00 120 8.56 -0.7
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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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
1982 AND A 5 4 23.7 24 15 18 0 .000 9.1 5.7 0.0 6.8 0% .000 .000 1.65 3.38 5.32
1983 DUR A+ 28 28 178.3 165 75 115 20 .000 8.3 3.8 1.0 5.8 0% .000 .000 1.35 4.55 4.29
1984 GRN AA 21 20 104.7 108 57 54 9 .000 9.3 4.9 0.8 4.6 0% .000 .000 1.58 4.27 4.99
1985 GRN AA 28 24 150.0 141 105 100 4 .000 8.5 6.3 0.2 6.0 0% .000 .000 1.64 3.97 4.20
1985 GWN AAA 5 1 5.3 8 8 3 1 .000 13.6 13.6 1.7 5.1 0% .000 .000 3.02 8.34 11.89
1986 ATL MLB 10 0 16.0 22 8 8 2 .249 100 12.4 4.5 1.1 4.5 67% .364 .322 1.88 4.87 7.31
1986 TOR MLB 2 1 2.0 3 4 1 0 .287 102 13.5 18.0 0.0 4.5 56% .333 .354 3.50 9.29 13.50
1986 GWN AAA 6 6 35.4 37 16 20 3 .000 9.4 4.1 0.8 5.1 0% .000 .000 1.50 3.96 4.07
1986 SYR AAA 14 14 82.3 88 36 47 6 .000 9.6 3.9 0.7 5.1 0% .000 .000 1.51 3.75 3.94
1987 TOR MLB 12 1 11.7 14 12 10 0 .269 98 10.8 9.3 0.0 7.7 67% .400 .304 2.23 4.25 6.94
1987 SYR AAA 46 3 76.3 59 42 67 7 .000 7.0 5.0 0.8 7.9 0% .000 .000 1.32 4.01 3.89
1988 TOR MLB 64 0 111.7 101 60 91 5 .266 102 8.1 4.8 0.4 7.3 57% .294 .259 1.44 3.52 3.30
1989 TOR MLB 66 0 114.7 94 58 122 4 .264 98 7.4 4.6 0.3 9.6 58% .295 .252 1.33 2.82 3.77
1990 TOR MLB 73 0 127.7 101 42 112 9 .261 103 7.1 3.0 0.6 7.9 55% .267 .220 1.12 2.98 3.45
1991 TOR MLB 81 0 107.3 80 33 132 3 .265 102 6.7 2.8 0.3 11.1 49% .298 .205 1.05 1.79 2.77
1992 TOR MLB 79 0 101.3 76 39 103 5 .265 101 6.8 3.5 0.4 9.1 49% .267 .220 1.13 2.58 1.95
1993 TOR MLB 71 0 71.7 49 25 97 4 .262 103 6.2 3.1 0.5 12.2 45% .290 .185 1.03 2.11 2.13
1994 DUN A+ 3 1 4.0 4 0 4 0 .000 9.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 0% .000 .000 1.00 1.19 4.50
1995 TOR MLB 4 0 2.7 11 5 3 0 .271 96 37.1 16.9 0.0 10.1 50% .688 .509 6.00 7.64 27.00
1995 DUN A+ 3 2 4.3 4 1 4 1 .000 8.4 2.1 2.1 8.4 0% .000 .000 1.16 4.96 6.28
1995 SYR AAA 6 0 6.0 14 2 4 0 .000 21.0 3.0 0.0 6.0 0% .000 .000 2.67 2.85 15.00
1996 DAY A+ 6 0 5.7 5 4 3 2 .000 7.9 6.3 3.2 4.7 0% .000 .000 1.58 8.89 6.32
1996 ORL AA 2 0 1.3 4 2 0 0 .000 27.7 13.8 0.0 0.0 0% .000 .000 4.62 7.93 27.69

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
1995-06-23 1995-10-02 60-DL 101 95 Right Shoulder Inflammation - -
1995-05-12 1995-06-10 15-DL 29 24 Right Shoulder Inflammation Capsulitis - -
1995-04-26 1995-05-11 15-DL 15 13 Right Shoulder Recovery From Surgery Rotator Cuff 1994-07-08 -
1994-04-04 1994-08-11 60-DL 129 114 Right Shoulder Surgery Rotator Cuff 1994-07-08 -

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BP Articles

Duane Ward is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
The BP Wayback Machine: Rick Ankiel and Guillermo Mota: Two Careers in Player CommentsBaseball Prospectus2014-03-11
Baseball ProGUESTus: Is Speed Enough?: A PITCHf/x Look at the Effect of Fastball Velocity and MovementJonathan Hale2013-10-30
BP Unfiltered: Brian Sabean and Buying and Selling Before the DeadlineBen Lindbergh2013-07-05
The BP Wayback Machine: What is a Deadline Trade Worth?, Part 1Steven Goldman2012-07-27
Future Shock Blog: Draft Day Dream CrushingKevin Goldstein2012-06-04
The BP Wayback Machine: Improvement RatioRany Jazayerli2012-03-16
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Boston Red Sox Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2012-02-14
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Beat: Hot Spots: Relief PitchersMike Petriello2011-01-27
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Q&A: Jerry Howarth, Part IIDavid Laurila2010-11-03
Prospectus Q&A: Jerry Howarth, Part IDavid Laurila2010-11-02
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: He Should Have Picked LeeSteven Goldman2009-11-01
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Lest We ForgetSteven Goldman2009-06-30
This article requires BP Premium accessLies, Damned Lies: The Lost Generation?Nate Silver2008-05-15
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Q&A: Mike TimlinDavid Laurila2007-10-14
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Focus: The RotoWire ROI 100Erik Siegrist2006-06-20
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Flying HighJoe Sheehan2005-06-25
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: What is a Deadline Trade Worth?, Part 1Steven Goldman2004-07-26
Prospectus Today: FoulkeloreJoe Sheehan2004-01-28
This article requires BP Premium accessDoctoring The Numbers: Doctoring the Numbers: Improvement RatioRany Jazayerli2002-03-06


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BP Roundtables

DateRoundtable NameComment
2008-10-10 13:30:00Friday LCSI said it last year, and I'll say it now. Sometimes, when I watch Papelbon, I have no idea at all how anyone ever makes contact.

Very few pitchers, even great ones, have made me think that. Duane Ward. Rob Dibble. (Joe Sheehan)