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Bob Forsch PCardinals

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
16 2794.7 168 136 3 1133 3.76 6.7
Birth Date1-13-1950
Height6' 4"
Weight200 lbs
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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
1974 SLN 24 19 14 100.0 92.7 7.3 7 4 0 1 12 0 408 84 38 33 5 116 34 30 1 39 2.97 3.51 4.52 7.0 0.8
1975 SLN 25 34 34 230.0 230.0 0.0 15 10 0 0 26 1 958 213 89 73 14 291 70 62 3 108 2.86 3.42 4.44 19.8 2.0
1976 SLN 26 33 32 194.0 193.7 0.3 8 10 0 1 17 2 844 209 112 85 17 308 71 63 3 76 3.94 4.15 5.18 -9.5 -1.4
1977 SLN 27 35 35 217.3 217.3 0.0 20 7 0 0 18 2 915 210 97 84 20 307 69 67 3 95 3.48 4.05 5.13 2.8 -0.0
1978 SLN 28 34 34 233.7 233.7 0.0 11 17 0 0 20 4 981 205 110 96 15 304 97 88 5 114 3.70 3.79 4.70 0.6 0.2
1979 SLN 29 33 32 218.7 217.7 1.0 11 11 0 0 18 5 894 215 102 93 16 319 52 51 3 92 3.83 3.56 4.71 7.4 1.0
1980 SLN 30 31 31 214.7 214.7 0.0 11 10 0 0 17 5 878 225 102 90 12 323 33 27 4 87 3.77 3.18 4.66 12.1 1.7
1981 SLN 31 20 20 124.3 124.3 0.0 10 5 0 0 11 2 501 106 47 44 7 159 29 26 4 41 3.18 3.54 4.33 4.6 0.5
1982 SLN 32 36 34 233.0 229.7 3.3 15 9 1 0 24 3 962 238 95 90 16 349 54 47 4 69 3.48 3.80 4.64 5.9 0.1
1983 SLN 33 34 30 187.0 178.0 9.0 10 12 0 0 12 3 790 190 104 89 23 306 54 52 3 56 4.28 4.59 5.26 0.6 -0.1
1984 SLN 34 16 11 52.3 47.3 5.0 2 5 0 0 2 0 233 64 38 35 6 100 19 19 0 21 6.02 4.57 5.35 -2.2 -0.3
1985 SLN 35 34 19 136.0 113.0 23.0 9 6 2 0 10 2 567 132 63 59 11 193 47 43 2 48 3.90 4.05 4.78 0.6 0.1
1986 SLN 36 33 33 230.0 230.0 0.0 14 10 0 0 24 2 939 211 91 83 19 320 68 57 2 104 3.25 3.83 4.51 11.2 1.2
1987 SLN 37 33 30 179.0 174.7 4.3 11 7 0 0 12 3 755 189 90 86 15 284 45 41 4 89 4.32 3.78 4.60 26.4 2.6
1988 HOU 38 6 6 27.7 27.7 0.0 1 4 0 0 2 0 133 42 22 20 2 57 6 5 2 14 6.51 3.50 4.71 -1.1 -0.2
1988 SLN 38 30 12 108.7 69.7 39.0 9 4 0 0 7 0 463 111 51 45 8 160 38 30 1 40 3.73 4.01 4.85 -1.6 -0.4
1989 HOU 39 37 15 108.3 70.0 38.3 4 5 0 0 3 0 494 133 68 64 10 191 46 40 1 40 5.32 4.42 5.47 -8.0 -1.1
Career4984222794.72664.0130.716813632235341171527771319116921640878327484511333.763.834.7976.86.7

Advanced

'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 FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1974 SLN MLB 19 14 100.0 4.52 96 .235 .257 .324 .370 .261 .240 105 5.0 0.5 7.0 0.8
1975 SLN MLB 34 34 230.0 4.44 92 .236 .259 .326 .371 .260 .261 99 6.9 0.7 19.8 2.0
1976 SLN MLB 33 32 194.0 5.18 70 .285 .254 .314 .361 .257 .284 100 -9.5 -1.1 -9.5 -1.4
1977 SLN MLB 35 35 217.3 5.13 84 .247 .266 .327 .407 .261 .261 100 -0.1 -0.0 2.8 -0.0
1978 SLN MLB 34 34 233.7 4.70 84 .247 .256 .317 .376 .258 .253 100 -1.9 -0.2 0.6 0.2
1979 SLN MLB 33 32 218.7 4.71 93 .241 .259 .317 .384 .252 .273 104 6.3 0.6 7.4 1.0
1980 SLN MLB 31 31 214.7 4.66 86 .243 .257 .315 .374 .253 .288 101 0.7 0.1 12.1 1.7
1981 SLN MLB 20 20 124.3 4.33 93 .235 .260 .319 .373 .263 .236 103 6.1 0.7 4.6 0.5
1982 SLN MLB 36 34 233.0 4.64 84 .252 .260 .314 .377 .254 .271 98 0.5 0.1 5.9 0.1
1983 SLN MLB 34 30 187.0 5.26 73 .272 .257 .318 .382 .258 .255 100 -5.4 -0.6 0.6 -0.1
1984 SLN MLB 16 11 52.3 5.35 57 .311 .257 .317 .372 .258 .310 92 -3.4 -0.4 -2.2 -0.3
1985 SLN MLB 34 19 136.0 4.78 73 .249 .250 .311 .371 .249 .264 93 -3.4 -0.4 0.6 0.1
1986 SLN MLB 33 33 230.0 4.51 88 .241 .255 .320 .388 .256 .257 97 5.9 0.6 11.2 1.2
1987 SLN MLB 33 30 179.0 4.60 96 .252 .263 .324 .411 .257 .289 97 15.9 1.6 26.4 2.6
1988 HOU MLB 6 6 27.7 4.71 70 .343 .249 .302 .365 .253 .367 94 -1.0 -0.1 -1.1 -0.2
1988 SLN MLB 30 12 108.7 4.85 71 .271 .253 .308 .372 .254 .274 97 -3.8 -0.4 -1.6 -0.4
1989 HOU MLB 37 15 108.3 5.47 56 .300 .242 .305 .357 .251 .310 97 -9.0 -1.0 -8.0 -1.1

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
1974 SLN MLB 7 4 0 19 14 100.0 84 34 39 5 61% .240 7.6 3.1 0.5 3.5 1.18 2.97 7.0 0.8
1975 SLN MLB 15 10 0 34 34 230.0 213 70 108 14 58% .261 8.3 2.7 0.5 4.2 1.23 2.86 19.8 2.0
1976 SLN MLB 8 10 0 33 32 194.0 209 71 76 17 60% .284 9.7 3.3 0.8 3.5 1.44 3.94 -9.5 -1.4
1977 SLN MLB 20 7 0 35 35 217.3 210 69 95 20 63% .261 8.7 2.9 0.8 3.9 1.28 3.48 2.8 -0.0
1978 SLN MLB 11 17 0 34 34 233.7 205 97 114 15 61% .253 7.9 3.7 0.6 4.4 1.29 3.70 0.6 0.2
1979 SLN MLB 11 11 0 33 32 218.7 215 52 92 16 60% .273 8.8 2.1 0.7 3.8 1.22 3.83 7.4 1.0
1980 SLN MLB 11 10 0 31 31 214.7 225 33 87 12 63% .288 9.4 1.4 0.5 3.6 1.20 3.77 12.1 1.7
1981 SLN MLB 10 5 0 20 20 124.3 106 29 41 7 57% .236 7.7 2.1 0.5 3.0 1.09 3.18 4.6 0.5
1982 SLN MLB 15 9 1 36 34 233.0 238 54 69 16 57% .271 9.2 2.1 0.6 2.7 1.25 3.48 5.9 0.1
1983 SLN MLB 10 12 0 34 30 187.0 190 54 56 23 52% .255 9.1 2.6 1.1 2.7 1.30 4.28 0.6 -0.1
1984 SLN MLB 2 5 0 16 11 52.3 64 19 21 6 60% .310 11.0 3.3 1.0 3.6 1.59 6.02 -2.2 -0.3
1985 SLN MLB 9 6 2 34 19 136.0 132 47 48 11 51% .264 8.7 3.1 0.7 3.2 1.32 3.90 0.6 0.1
1986 SLN MLB 14 10 0 33 33 230.0 211 68 104 19 50% .257 8.3 2.7 0.7 4.1 1.21 3.25 11.2 1.2
1987 SLN MLB 11 7 0 33 30 179.0 189 45 89 15 46% .289 9.5 2.3 0.8 4.5 1.31 4.32 26.4 2.6
1988 HOU MLB 1 4 0 6 6 27.7 42 6 14 2 50% .367 13.7 2.0 0.7 4.6 1.73 6.51 -1.1 -0.2
1988 SLN MLB 9 4 0 30 12 108.7 111 38 40 8 47% .274 9.2 3.1 0.7 3.3 1.37 3.73 -1.6 -0.4
1989 HOU MLB 4 5 0 37 15 108.3 133 46 40 10 50% .310 11.0 3.8 0.8 3.3 1.65 5.32 -8.0 -1.1

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
1984-06-01 1984-09-04 60-DL 95 84 - Low Back Surgery Nerve Compression 1984-06-25 -

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  Title Author Date
BP Unfiltered: On Seeing Two No-Hitters in Person in One WeekSam Miller2014-06-26
This article requires BP Premium accessBaseball Therapy: What Happened to the Complete Game?Russell A. Carleton2013-12-09
Overthinking It: Derek Lowe Goes Back in TimeBen Lindbergh2012-06-05
Research Mailbag: ...Is This Thing On?Bradley Ankrom2012-03-28
Clubhouse Confidential: Helping Their Own CauseMarc Carig2011-06-22
This article requires BP Premium accessContractual Matters: The White Rat ReluctantJeff Euston2010-07-26
You Can Blog It Up: Just in Time for HOF inductions, the Whitey Herzog All-StarsSteven Goldman2010-07-24
BP Unfiltered: This Week in Minor League History: May 24 - May 30Geoff Young2010-05-28
BP Unfiltered: This Week in Minor League History: May 10 - May 16Geoff Young2010-05-14
Prospectus Roundtable: Analyzing RoboPitcherBaseball Prospectus2010-01-25
This article requires BP Premium accessChecking the Numbers: Valuing VolatilityEric Seidman2010-01-20
This article requires BP Premium accessEvery Given Sunday: Winding DownJohn Perrotto2008-09-21
Prospectus Preview: Wednesday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-05-14
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Getting Right Back on the HorseJim Baker2007-10-05
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: The Best and Worst of Mets and Cardinals Postseason PitchingJim Baker2006-10-14
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Frank Thomas' RelocodaJim Baker2006-02-07
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Armchair Manager EditionJim Baker2005-04-08
This article requires BP Premium accessDoctoring The Numbers: Chasing Wes FerrellRany Jazayerli2004-08-18
Remembering: The Loss of Two Cardinals: The Loss of Two CardinalsJosh Paley2002-06-27
Aim For The Head: Good-hitting PitchersKeith Woolner2001-05-09


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