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Bruce Kison PPirates

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
15 1809.7 115 88 12 1073 3.66 10
Birth Date2-18-1950
Height6' 4"
Weight178 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
1971 PIT 21 18 13 95.3 84.7 10.7 6 5 0 0 8 1 405 93 40 36 6 123 36 31 6 60 3.40 3.42 4.32 2.3 0.4
1972 PIT 22 32 18 152.0 120.7 31.3 9 7 3 2 11 0 641 123 61 55 11 177 69 67 9 102 3.26 3.67 4.19 6.7 0.5
1973 PIT 23 7 7 43.7 43.7 0.0 3 0 0 0 4 0 181 36 17 15 4 56 24 21 1 26 3.09 4.27 4.90 -0.3 -0.0
1974 PIT 24 40 16 129.0 91.0 38.0 9 8 2 2 10 0 574 123 64 50 8 182 57 50 11 71 3.49 3.87 4.88 -0.2 0.2
1975 PIT 25 33 29 192.0 182.7 9.3 12 11 0 1 16 3 819 160 89 69 10 232 92 83 4 89 3.23 3.87 4.98 -8.1 -0.5
1976 PIT 26 31 29 193.0 190.0 3.0 14 9 1 0 18 2 800 180 83 66 10 249 52 48 3 98 3.08 3.16 3.92 21.3 2.5
1977 PIT 27 33 32 193.0 192.3 0.7 9 10 0 0 16 4 830 209 113 105 25 342 55 49 6 122 4.90 4.10 5.39 6.2 0.9
1978 PIT 28 28 11 96.0 60.3 35.7 6 6 0 2 7 0 407 81 40 34 3 106 39 39 5 62 3.19 3.11 3.83 11.0 1.2
1979 PIT 29 33 25 172.3 153.7 18.7 13 7 0 2 15 1 704 157 70 61 13 237 45 40 4 105 3.19 3.31 4.08 15.3 1.9
1980 CAL 30 13 13 73.3 73.3 0.0 3 6 0 0 6 0 321 73 46 40 5 108 32 30 3 28 4.91 4.31 4.86 3.5 0.4
1981 CAL 31 11 4 44.0 24.3 19.7 1 1 0 0 3 0 180 40 18 17 8 69 14 13 0 19 3.48 4.99 5.62 -3.4 -0.4
1982 CAL 32 33 16 142.0 106.0 36.0 10 5 1 0 10 2 582 120 54 50 15 199 44 41 5 86 3.17 3.89 4.54 9.6 1.0
1983 CAL 33 26 17 126.7 107.0 19.7 11 5 2 1 8 1 540 128 59 57 13 205 43 39 4 83 4.05 3.96 4.68 9.6 1.0
1984 CAL 34 20 7 65.3 33.3 32.0 4 5 2 1 1 1 294 72 42 39 10 116 28 25 6 66 5.37 4.28 5.12 0.6 0.1
1985 BOS 35 22 9 92.0 52.3 39.7 5 3 1 2 3 0 398 98 43 42 9 148 32 28 1 56 4.11 3.87 4.88 8.6 0.9
Career3802461809.71515.3294.3115881213136157676169383973615025496626046810733.663.764.6182.710.0

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1971 PIT MLB 18 13 95.3 4.32 89 .257 .250 .314 .360 .258 .293 99 1.7 0.2 2.3 0.4
1972 PIT MLB 32 18 152.0 4.19 88 .254 .243 .307 .353 .259 .249 96 3.2 0.4 6.7 0.5
1973 PIT MLB 7 7 43.7 4.90 85 .242 .246 .308 .359 .245 .254 103 -0.0 -0.0 -0.3 -0.0
1974 PIT MLB 40 16 129.0 4.88 83 .268 .251 .318 .357 .255 .269 100 -0.8 -0.1 -0.2 0.2
1975 PIT MLB 33 29 192.0 4.98 75 .248 .258 .323 .369 .258 .240 97 -6.6 -0.7 -8.1 -0.5
1976 PIT MLB 31 29 193.0 3.92 102 .250 .258 .317 .366 .259 .267 100 14.8 1.7 21.3 2.5
1977 PIT MLB 33 32 193.0 5.39 81 .268 .261 .321 .393 .255 .296 103 -0.8 -0.1 6.2 0.9
1978 PIT MLB 28 11 96.0 3.83 107 .240 .255 .312 .371 .256 .262 102 9.8 1.1 11.0 1.2
1979 PIT MLB 33 25 172.3 4.08 105 .237 .260 .315 .380 .252 .268 101 15.8 1.6 15.3 1.9
1980 CAL MLB 13 13 73.3 4.86 91 .272 .272 .333 .402 .269 .269 99 3.5 0.4 3.5 0.4
1981 CAL MLB 11 4 44.0 5.62 61 .261 .266 .326 .383 .268 .230 99 -3.4 -0.4 -3.4 -0.4
1982 CAL MLB 33 16 142.0 4.54 100 .242 .267 .325 .399 .263 .243 101 9.6 1.0 9.6 1.0
1983 CAL MLB 26 17 126.7 4.68 99 .266 .269 .329 .402 .265 .290 103 9.6 1.0 9.6 1.0
1984 CAL MLB 20 7 65.3 5.12 78 .301 .267 .332 .405 .270 .337 94 0.6 0.1 0.6 0.1
1985 BOS MLB 22 9 92.0 4.88 96 .262 .260 .325 .408 .266 .297 102 8.6 0.9 8.6 0.9

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
1971 PIT MLB 6 5 0 18 13 95.3 93 36 60 6 59% .293 8.8 3.4 0.6 5.7 1.35 3.40 2.3 0.4
1972 PIT MLB 9 7 3 32 18 152.0 123 69 102 11 57% .249 7.3 4.1 0.7 6.0 1.26 3.26 6.7 0.5
1973 PIT MLB 3 0 0 7 7 43.7 36 24 26 4 61% .254 7.4 4.9 0.8 5.4 1.37 3.09 -0.3 -0.0
1974 PIT MLB 9 8 2 40 16 129.0 123 57 71 8 54% .269 8.6 4.0 0.6 5.0 1.40 3.49 -0.2 0.2
1975 PIT MLB 12 11 0 33 29 192.0 160 92 89 10 52% .240 7.5 4.3 0.5 4.2 1.31 3.23 -8.1 -0.5
1976 PIT MLB 14 9 1 31 29 193.0 180 52 98 10 51% .267 8.4 2.4 0.5 4.6 1.20 3.08 21.3 2.5
1977 PIT MLB 9 10 0 33 32 193.0 209 55 122 25 56% .296 9.7 2.6 1.2 5.7 1.37 4.90 6.2 0.9
1978 PIT MLB 6 6 0 28 11 96.0 81 39 62 3 59% .262 7.6 3.7 0.3 5.8 1.25 3.19 11.0 1.2
1979 PIT MLB 13 7 0 33 25 172.3 157 45 105 13 55% .268 8.2 2.4 0.7 5.5 1.17 3.19 15.3 1.9
1980 CAL MLB 3 6 0 13 13 73.3 73 32 28 5 51% .269 9.0 3.9 0.6 3.4 1.43 4.91 3.5 0.4
1981 CAL MLB 1 1 0 11 4 44.0 40 14 19 8 70% .230 8.2 2.9 1.6 3.9 1.23 3.48 -3.4 -0.4
1982 CAL MLB 10 5 1 33 16 142.0 120 44 86 15 62% .243 7.6 2.8 1.0 5.5 1.15 3.17 9.6 1.0
1983 CAL MLB 11 5 2 26 17 126.7 128 43 83 13 53% .290 9.1 3.1 0.9 5.9 1.35 4.05 9.6 1.0
1984 CAL MLB 4 5 2 20 7 65.3 72 28 66 10 43% .337 9.9 3.9 1.4 9.1 1.53 5.37 0.6 0.1
1985 BOS MLB 5 3 1 22 9 92.0 98 32 56 9 55% .297 9.6 3.1 0.9 5.5 1.41 4.11 8.6 0.9

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
1985-04-15 1985-05-14 29 25 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
1984-04-02 1984-06-13 72 61 - Low Back Recovery From Surgery Herniated Disc 1986-09-26 -
1983-08-29 1983-10-03 35 32 - Low Back Surgery Herniated Disc 1983-09-26 -
1981-04-09 1981-08-10 123 60 Right Elbow Recovery From Surgery Ulnar Nerve Transposition 1980-07-24 -
1980-07-15 1980-07-15 On-Alr 0 0 Right Wrist Surgery Decompressing Nerve 1980-07-24 -
1980-07-15 1980-10-06 83 77 Right Elbow Surgery Ulnar Nerve Transposition 1980-07-24 -
1980-06-12 1980-07-14 32 29 Right Elbow Inflammation - -
1978-05-28 1978-07-08 41 36 Right Fingers Surgery Recurring Blister Middle Finger - -
1973-04-06 1973-04-22 16 9 Right Shoulder Inflammation - -
1972-04-15 1972-04-26 11 8 Right Shoulder Inflammation - -

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessPebble Hunting: The Baseball Bloodlines ProjectSam Miller2014-06-04
This article requires BP Premium accessPurpose Pitches: AL NRIs to WatchChristina Kahrl2011-02-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: NL MovesChristina Kahrl2010-02-05
Prospectus Matchups: TurnoverJim Baker2007-09-18
Prospectus Triple Play: Baltimore Orioles, Colorado Rockies, New York MetsBaseball Prospectus2004-11-02
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: July 30-31Christina Kahrl2004-08-01
This article requires BP Premium access"This is Our Fault": The McClatchy Ownership as Team Builder, a HistorySteven Goldman2003-08-14
Transaction Analysis: August 19-21, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-08-23


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