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Rick White PPirates

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
12 858.7 42 54 16 542 4.45 5.1
Birth Date12-23-1968
Height6' 4"
Weight215 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsR
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
1994 PIT MLB 43 5 75.3 79 17 38 9 .262 101 9.4 2.0 1.1 4.5 49% .283 .251 1.27 4.53 3.82 106 4.89 0.7
1995 PIT MLB 15 9 55.0 66 18 29 3 .249 101 10.8 2.9 0.5 4.7 55% .323 .269 1.53 3.81 4.75 113 5.02 0.5
1998 TBA MLB 38 3 68.7 66 23 39 8 .267 94 8.7 3.0 1.0 5.1 49% .267 .254 1.30 4.69 3.80 106 4.16 1.0
1999 TBA MLB 63 1 108.0 132 38 81 8 .262 96 11.0 3.2 0.7 6.8 48% .352 .270 1.57 3.75 4.08 85 4.92 0.8
2000 NYN 0 22 0 28.3 26 12 20 2 .262 96 8.3 3.8 0.6 6.4 43% .264 .250 1.34 4.04 3.81 0 0.00 0.0
2000 TBA 0 44 0 71.3 57 26 47 7 .267 95 7.2 3.3 0.9 5.9 59% .240 .216 1.16 4.49 3.41 0 0.00 0.0
2001 NYN MLB 55 0 69.7 71 17 51 7 .265 92 9.2 2.2 0.9 6.6 58% .288 .254 1.26 3.67 3.88 95 4.76 0.5
2002 COL 0 41 0 40.7 49 18 27 4 .261 114 10.8 4.0 0.9 6.0 52% .341 .282 1.65 4.23 6.20 0 0.00 0.0
2002 SLN 0 20 0 22.0 13 3 14 0 .254 102 5.3 1.2 0.0 5.7 62% .200 .165 0.73 2.01 0.82 0 0.00 0.0
2003 CHA 0 34 0 47.7 56 13 37 11 .256 99 10.6 2.5 2.1 7.0 47% .310 .296 1.45 5.42 6.61 0 0.00 0.0
2003 HOU 0 15 0 19.3 18 8 17 2 .243 105 8.4 3.7 0.9 7.9 52% .286 .254 1.34 4.27 3.72 0 0.00 0.0
2004 CLE MLB 59 0 78.3 88 29 44 15 .258 104 10.1 3.3 1.7 5.1 52% .292 .281 1.49 5.71 5.29 115 5.92 -0.3
2005 PIT MLB 71 0 75.0 90 29 40 3 .261 104 10.8 3.5 0.4 4.8 56% .332 .269 1.59 3.77 3.72 105 5.16 0.3
2006 CIN 0 26 0 27.3 34 5 17 5 .256 98 11.2 1.6 1.6 5.6 62% .322 .288 1.43 4.90 6.26 0 0.00 0.0
2006 PHI 0 38 0 37.3 38 15 23 3 .266 99 9.2 3.6 0.7 5.5 65% .304 .252 1.42 4.29 4.34 0 0.00 0.0
2007 HOU 0 23 0 29.3 36 14 15 4 .257 104 11.0 4.3 1.2 4.6 56% .320 .280 1.70 5.36 7.67 0 0.00 0.0
2007 SEA 0 6 0 5.3 11 4 3 0 .271 99 18.6 6.8 0.0 5.1 50% .500 .373 2.81 4.44 8.44 0 0.00 0.0
2000 TOT MLB 66 0 99.7 83 38 67 9 .265 95 7.5 3.4 0.8 6.1 54% .247 .226 1.21 4.36 3.52 96 3.66 2.2
2002 TOT MLB 61 0 62.7 62 21 41 4 .259 110 8.9 3.0 0.6 5.9 56% .294 .246 1.32 3.45 4.31 94 3.97 0.9
2003 TOT MLB 49 0 67.0 74 21 54 13 .252 101 9.9 2.8 1.7 7.3 48% .303 .284 1.42 5.09 5.78 101 6.42 -0.8
2006 TOT MLB 64 0 64.7 72 20 40 8 .262 99 10.0 2.8 1.1 5.6 64% .312 .267 1.42 4.55 5.15 109 5.31 0.3
2007 TOT MLB 29 0 34.7 47 18 18 4 .260 104 12.2 4.7 1.0 4.7 55% .352 .297 1.88 5.22 7.79 119 6.70 -0.5
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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
1990 WEL A- 9 5 38.7 39 14 43 3 .000 9.1 3.3 0.7 10.0 0% .000 .000 1.37 2.94 3.26
1991 AUG A 34 0 63.0 68 18 52 2 .000 9.7 2.6 0.3 7.4 0% .000 .000 1.37 2.93 3.00
1991 SLM A+ 13 5 46.3 41 9 36 2 .000 8.0 1.7 0.4 7.0 0% .000 .000 1.08 2.52 4.67
1992 SLM A+ 18 18 120.7 116 24 70 15 .000 8.6 1.8 1.1 5.2 0% .000 .000 1.16 4.14 3.80
1992 CAR AA 10 10 57.7 59 18 45 8 .000 9.2 2.8 1.2 7.0 0% .000 .000 1.33 4.19 4.21
1993 CAR AA 12 12 69.3 59 12 52 5 .000 7.7 1.6 0.6 6.8 0% .000 .000 1.02 3.13 3.51
1993 BUF AAA 7 3 28.0 25 8 16 1 .000 8.0 2.6 0.3 5.1 0% .000 .000 1.18 3.36 3.54
1994 PIT MLB 43 5 75.3 79 17 38 9 .262 101 9.4 2.0 1.1 4.5 49% .283 .251 1.27 4.53 3.82
1995 PIT MLB 15 9 55.0 66 18 29 3 .249 101 10.8 2.9 0.5 4.7 55% .323 .269 1.53 3.81 4.75
1995 CLG AAA 14 11 79.3 97 10 56 13 .000 11.0 1.1 1.5 6.4 0% .000 .000 1.35 4.91 4.20
1996 CAR AA 2 1 6.3 9 1 7 2 .000 12.9 1.4 2.9 10.0 0% .000 .000 1.59 5.70 11.43
1997 ORL AA 39 8 86.0 93 22 65 7 .000 9.7 2.3 0.7 6.8 0% .315 .000 1.34 3.92 4.71
1998 TBA MLB 38 3 68.7 66 23 39 8 .267 94 8.7 3.0 1.0 5.1 49% .267 .254 1.30 4.69 3.80
1998 DUR AAA 9 9 53.3 63 11 31 3 .000 10.6 1.9 0.5 5.2 0% .000 .000 1.39 3.46 4.22
1999 TBA MLB 63 1 108.0 132 38 81 8 .262 96 11.0 3.2 0.7 6.8 48% .352 .270 1.57 3.75 4.08
2000 NYN MLB 22 0 28.3 26 12 20 2 .262 96 8.3 3.8 0.6 6.4 43% .264 .250 1.34 4.04 3.81
2000 TBA MLB 44 0 71.3 57 26 47 7 .267 95 7.2 3.3 0.9 5.9 59% .240 .216 1.16 4.49 3.41
2001 NYN MLB 55 0 69.7 71 17 51 7 .265 92 9.2 2.2 0.9 6.6 58% .288 .254 1.26 3.67 3.88
2002 COL MLB 41 0 40.7 49 18 27 4 .261 114 10.8 4.0 0.9 6.0 52% .341 .282 1.65 4.23 6.20
2002 SLN MLB 20 0 22.0 13 3 14 0 .254 102 5.3 1.2 0.0 5.7 62% .200 .165 0.73 2.01 0.82
2002 CSP AAA 2 0 2.0 3 0 2 1 .000 13.5 0.0 4.5 9.0 0% .333 .000 1.50 7.95 9.00
2002 MEM AAA 3 0 3.7 4 3 4 0 .000 9.7 7.3 0.0 9.7 0% .400 .000 1.89 3.72 2.43
2003 CHA MLB 34 0 47.7 56 13 37 11 .256 99 10.6 2.5 2.1 7.0 47% .310 .296 1.45 5.42 6.61
2003 HOU MLB 15 0 19.3 18 8 17 2 .243 105 8.4 3.7 0.9 7.9 52% .286 .254 1.34 4.27 3.72
2004 CLE MLB 59 0 78.3 88 29 44 15 .258 104 10.1 3.3 1.7 5.1 52% .292 .281 1.49 5.71 5.29
2004 LVG AAA 6 0 11.7 4 1 14 0 .000 3.1 0.8 0.0 10.8 0% .167 .000 0.43 1.37 0.00
2005 PIT MLB 71 0 75.0 90 29 40 3 .261 104 10.8 3.5 0.4 4.8 56% .332 .269 1.59 3.77 3.72
2006 CIN MLB 26 0 27.3 34 5 17 5 .256 98 11.2 1.6 1.6 5.6 62% .322 .288 1.43 4.90 6.26
2006 PHI MLB 38 0 37.3 38 15 23 3 .266 99 9.2 3.6 0.7 5.5 65% .304 .252 1.42 4.29 4.34
2007 HOU MLB 23 0 29.3 36 14 15 4 .257 104 11.0 4.3 1.2 4.6 56% .320 .280 1.70 5.36 7.67
2007 SEA MLB 6 0 5.3 11 4 3 0 .271 99 18.6 6.8 0.0 5.1 50% .500 .373 2.81 4.44 8.44
2007 CCH AA 2 2 3.0 3 0 3 0 .252 106 9.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 44% .333 .199 1.00 1.19 3.00
2007 TAC AAA 7 0 9.0 4 5 6 1 .275 100 4.0 5.0 1.0 6.0 50% .130 .183 1.00 5.31 1.00

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
2007-06-01 2007-06-16 15-DL 15 14 Neck Nerve Injury Pinched Nerve -
2007-04-24 2007-05-11 15-DL 17 16 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique -
2002-05-27 2002-06-18 15-DL 22 19 Right Shoulder Inflammation -
2001-05-01 2001-05-17 15-DL 16 14 Right Shoulder Strain Rotator Cuff - -
2001-04-03 2001-04-24 15-DL 21 18 Right Elbow Inflammation - -
1995-12-14 1995-12-14 Off 0 0 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 1995-12-14 -
1995-04-25 1995-05-16 15-DL 21 17 Right Elbow Sprain Ulnar Collateral Ligament - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2007 SEA $600,000
2007 HOU $600,000
2006 CIN, PHI $600,000
2003 CHA, HOU $600,000
2002 COL, SLN $1,000,000
2001 NYN $1,150,000
2000 TBA, NYN $610,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
6 yrPrevious$5,160,000
6 yrTotal$5,160,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
11 y 29 d1 yr/$0.6M (07)

Details
  • released 9/6/07 contract purchased 8/23/07
  • signed as a free agent from HOU 7/07
  • released 6/28/07
  • contract purchased 3/07 signed as a free agent from PHI 2/07, 1 year/$0.6M (07)+$0.25M performance bonus (minor-league contract)
  • claimed off waivers from CIN 6/06 designated for assignment 6/06 signed as a free agent from PIT 1/06, 1 year/$0.6M (06)
  • signed as a free agent from CLE 1/05 (minor-league contract) contract purchased 4/04 acquired in trade from LA 4/04 sent outright to Triple-A 4/04 waived 8/03 designated for assignment 8/03
  • 1 year/$0.775M (03)+$1.3M 04 club option $0.15M in bonuses ($50K each for 60, 65, 70 g) signed as a free agent from STL 1/03
  • signed as a free agent from CO 8/02 released 8/02 1 year/$1M (02)
  • non-tendered 12/01 1 year/$1.15M (01)+$0.1M in interests

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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction of the Day: Micro DealsChristina Kahrl2007-08-24
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: National League RoundupChristina Kahrl2007-07-16
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Transaction Analysis: April 21-28, 2007Christina Kahrl2007-04-30
This article requires BP Premium accessEvery Given Sunday: Drought and DespairJohn Perrotto2007-04-15
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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 25-27Christina Kahrl2006-08-28
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This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Focus: Losing JobsJeff Erickson2006-05-23
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 12-14Christina Kahrl2006-05-16
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Your First Place RedsJoe Sheehan2006-05-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 21-25Christina Kahrl2006-04-26
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Focus: Future Fantasy Free Agent Battles - PitchersJeff Erickson2006-03-01
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: National League, December 15, 2005-February 11, 2006Christina Kahrl2006-02-15
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Dunn DealJoe Sheehan2006-02-14
Prospectus Notebook: Cubs, PiratesBaseball Prospectus2005-12-16
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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 29-April 4, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-04-12
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Offseason - The CentralsChristina Kahrl2005-03-11
Prospectus Triple Play: Florida Marlins, New York Yankees, Pittsburgh PiratesBaseball Prospectus2004-12-17
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Transaction Analysis: The CentralsChristina Kahrl2003-01-30
Playoff Prospectus: St. Louis Cardinals vs. San Francisco GiantsChristina Kahrl2002-10-09
Playoff Prospectus: St. Louis Cardinals vs. San Francisco GiantsJonah Keri2002-10-09
Transaction Analysis: August 22-25, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-08-29
Transaction Analysis: August 12-14, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-08-16
Transaction Analysis: June 18-24, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-06-26
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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, Rick White threw 140 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 (94mph) and Curve (81mph), also mixing in a Change (84mph).