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Richard Dotson PWhite Sox

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
12 1857.3 111 113 0 973 4.23 6.1
Birth Date1-10-1959
Height6' 1"
Weight190 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.
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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
1979 CHA MLB 5 5 24.3 28 6 13 0 .256 96 10.4 2.2 0.0 4.8 46% .318 .264 1.40 2.43 3.70 93 5.26 -0.0
1980 CHA MLB 33 32 198.0 185 87 109 20 .267 97 8.4 4.0 0.9 5.0 56% .257 .268 1.37 4.38 4.27 108 4.29 1.6
1981 CHA MLB 24 24 141.0 145 49 73 13 .258 98 9.3 3.1 0.8 4.7 50% .287 .273 1.38 3.83 3.77 100 4.77 -0.1
1982 CHA MLB 34 31 196.7 219 73 109 19 .267 99 10.0 3.3 0.9 5.0 52% .303 .278 1.48 4.03 3.84 102 4.65 1.0
1983 CHA MLB 35 35 240.0 209 106 137 19 .265 102 7.8 4.0 0.7 5.1 59% .261 .241 1.31 4.14 3.23 106 3.70 4.0
1984 CHA MLB 32 32 245.7 216 103 120 24 .264 98 7.9 3.8 0.9 4.4 56% .246 .255 1.30 4.38 3.59 113 4.22 2.4
1985 CHA MLB 9 9 52.3 53 17 33 5 .270 99 9.1 2.9 0.9 5.7 51% .286 .263 1.34 3.87 4.47 96 4.43 0.5
1986 CHA MLB 34 34 197.0 226 69 110 24 .269 98 10.3 3.2 1.1 5.0 58% .308 .279 1.50 4.34 5.48 105 4.93 1.0
1987 CHA MLB 31 31 211.3 201 86 114 24 .267 99 8.6 3.7 1.0 4.9 49% .262 .256 1.36 4.49 4.17 106 3.70 4.9
1988 NYA MLB 32 29 171.0 178 72 77 27 .267 100 9.4 3.8 1.4 4.1 45% .263 .293 1.46 5.31 5.00 126 4.91 0.2
1989 CHA 0 17 17 99.7 112 41 55 8 .266 96 10.1 3.7 0.7 5.0 40% .304 .290 1.54 4.02 3.88 0 0.00 0.0
1989 NYA 0 11 9 51.7 69 17 14 8 .268 100 12.0 3.0 1.4 2.4 37% .307 .322 1.66 5.37 5.57 0 0.00 0.0
1990 KCA MLB 8 7 28.7 43 14 9 3 .258 99 13.5 4.4 0.9 2.8 44% .354 .346 1.99 5.00 8.48 127 7.19 -0.7
1989 TOT MLB 28 26 151.3 181 58 69 16 .267 97 10.8 3.4 1.0 4.1 39% .305 .301 1.58 4.48 4.46 116 5.08 -0.1
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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
1979 CHA MLB 5 5 24.3 28 6 13 0 .256 96 10.4 2.2 0.0 4.8 46% .318 .264 1.40 2.43 3.70
1979 KNX AA 25 25 163.0 133 88 133 14 .000 7.3 4.9 0.8 7.3 0% .000 .000 1.36 3.82 3.70
1980 CHA MLB 33 32 198.0 185 87 109 20 .267 97 8.4 4.0 0.9 5.0 56% .257 .268 1.37 4.38 4.27
1981 CHA MLB 24 24 141.0 145 49 73 13 .258 98 9.3 3.1 0.8 4.7 50% .287 .273 1.38 3.83 3.77
1982 CHA MLB 34 31 196.7 219 73 109 19 .267 99 10.0 3.3 0.9 5.0 52% .303 .278 1.48 4.03 3.84
1983 CHA MLB 35 35 240.0 209 106 137 19 .265 102 7.8 4.0 0.7 5.1 59% .261 .241 1.31 4.14 3.23
1984 CHA MLB 32 32 245.7 216 103 120 24 .264 98 7.9 3.8 0.9 4.4 56% .246 .255 1.30 4.38 3.59
1985 CHA MLB 9 9 52.3 53 17 33 5 .270 99 9.1 2.9 0.9 5.7 51% .286 .263 1.34 3.87 4.47
1986 CHA MLB 34 34 197.0 226 69 110 24 .269 98 10.3 3.2 1.1 5.0 58% .308 .279 1.50 4.34 5.48
1987 CHA MLB 31 31 211.3 201 86 114 24 .267 99 8.6 3.7 1.0 4.9 49% .262 .256 1.36 4.49 4.17
1988 NYA MLB 32 29 171.0 178 72 77 27 .267 100 9.4 3.8 1.4 4.1 45% .263 .293 1.46 5.31 5.00
1989 CHA MLB 17 17 99.7 112 41 55 8 .266 96 10.1 3.7 0.7 5.0 40% .304 .290 1.54 4.02 3.88
1989 NYA MLB 11 9 51.7 69 17 14 8 .268 100 12.0 3.0 1.4 2.4 37% .307 .322 1.66 5.37 5.57
1990 KCA MLB 8 7 28.7 43 14 9 3 .258 99 13.5 4.4 0.9 2.8 44% .354 .346 1.99 5.00 8.48

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
1988-06-30 1988-07-18 15-DL 18 14 Left Groin Strain - -
1985-06-08 1985-10-07 121 114 Right Shoulder Surgery 1985-07-24 -
1985-04-07 1985-04-22 15-DL 15 10 Right Forearm Soreness - -

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  Title Author Date
Future Shock Blog: Draft Day Dream CrushingKevin Goldstein2012-06-04
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Disasterpiece TheaterJay Jaffe2010-09-29
You Can Blog It Up: The Tony LaRussa All-StarsSteven Goldman2010-07-16
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Steinbrenner: Baseball OperatorSteven Goldman2010-07-14
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Bronx Cheers for VazquezJay Jaffe2010-05-03
Prospectus Q&A: All the LettuceDavid Laurila2009-01-02
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Q&A: Richard DotsonDavid Laurila2008-12-14
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: The Buehrle DilemmaJoe Sheehan2007-06-28
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Focus: Fantasy Trends--NL CentralErik Siegrist2005-04-27
Prospectus Feature: The Marlin in Charge: Can We Learn from Torborg's Past?Joe Sheehan2002-03-11


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