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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
19 3839.3 222 209 17 2556 3.36 35.2
Birth Date12-23-1942
Height6' 2"
Weight205 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsL
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
1967 NYN MLB 9 3 22.3 22 19 11 3 .266 99 8.9 7.7 1.2 4.4 57% .264 .320 1.84 5.97 6.04 131 5.26 -0.3
1968 NYN MLB 35 34 263.7 221 69 178 16 .257 89 7.5 2.4 0.5 6.1 51% .260 .244 1.10 2.86 2.08 95 3.25 2.6
1969 NYN MLB 32 32 241.0 187 68 180 14 .258 97 7.0 2.5 0.5 6.7 50% .250 .220 1.06 2.81 2.28 83 3.03 5.0
1970 NYN MLB 30 29 212.0 189 71 118 22 .263 97 8.0 3.0 0.9 5.0 51% .249 .246 1.23 4.12 3.14 102 4.00 2.7
1971 NYN MLB 26 24 165.7 160 51 96 12 .263 98 8.7 2.8 0.7 5.2 50% .277 .261 1.27 3.27 3.04 103 4.05 0.9
1972 NYN MLB 34 24 163.0 155 52 147 14 .262 94 8.6 2.9 0.8 8.1 50% .298 .275 1.27 2.91 4.14 81 3.80 0.9
1973 NYN MLB 35 35 263.0 234 76 156 18 .256 97 8.0 2.6 0.6 5.3 49% .265 .244 1.18 3.17 2.84 96 3.89 3.0
1974 NYN MLB 35 35 265.0 258 85 188 16 .260 98 8.8 2.9 0.5 6.4 50% .295 .257 1.29 2.99 3.36 85 3.76 3.3
1975 NYN MLB 36 34 239.7 234 98 173 19 .255 96 8.8 3.7 0.7 6.5 49% .297 .271 1.39 3.48 3.42 88 4.29 1.6
1976 NYN MLB 34 32 247.3 205 66 200 19 .256 94 7.5 2.4 0.7 7.3 52% .263 .237 1.10 2.84 2.69 73 3.16 4.4
1977 NYN MLB 32 32 226.7 195 81 192 17 .256 95 7.7 3.2 0.7 7.6 54% .276 .237 1.22 3.14 3.49 78 3.94 3.3
1978 NYN MLB 38 32 235.3 221 84 160 17 .253 97 8.5 3.2 0.7 6.1 53% .285 .254 1.30 3.37 3.75 90 3.84 2.6
1979 MIN MLB 37 36 263.7 268 83 157 19 .264 102 9.1 2.8 0.6 5.4 53% .297 .252 1.33 3.49 3.38 82 3.91 3.9
1980 MIN MLB 38 34 243.3 252 69 149 24 .264 102 9.3 2.6 0.9 5.5 50% .294 .261 1.32 3.73 4.03 84 4.29 1.9
1981 CHA 0 8 3 27.0 27 7 21 2 .266 95 9.0 2.3 0.7 7.0 44% .301 .241 1.26 2.73 3.33 0 0.00 0.0
1981 MIN 0 19 13 94.3 98 34 55 8 .266 99 9.3 3.2 0.8 5.2 48% .293 .277 1.40 3.56 4.20 0 0.00 0.0
1982 CHA MLB 42 19 173.3 194 38 88 9 .266 99 10.1 2.0 0.5 4.6 50% .314 .252 1.34 3.04 3.84 85 4.02 1.9
1983 CHA MLB 37 24 169.7 176 53 90 19 .262 101 9.3 2.8 1.0 4.8 50% .279 .264 1.35 4.26 4.77 104 4.44 1.3
1984 PHI MLB 36 34 224.0 232 60 137 8 .249 98 9.3 2.4 0.3 5.5 55% .302 .250 1.30 2.88 3.25 89 3.96 3.0
1985 PHI MLB 19 18 99.3 107 34 60 14 .254 99 9.7 3.1 1.3 5.4 42% .289 .282 1.42 4.36 4.62 102 5.59 -0.4
1981 TOT MLB 27 16 121.3 125 41 76 10 .266 98 9.3 3.0 0.7 5.6 48% .295 .269 1.37 3.37 4.01 86 3.86 1.2
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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.
Minor league stats 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
1967 NYN MLB 9 3 22.3 22 19 11 3 .266 99 8.9 7.7 1.2 4.4 57% .264 .320 1.84 5.97 6.04
1968 NYN MLB 35 34 263.7 221 69 178 16 .257 89 7.5 2.4 0.5 6.1 51% .260 .244 1.10 2.86 2.08
1969 NYN MLB 32 32 241.0 187 68 180 14 .258 97 7.0 2.5 0.5 6.7 50% .250 .220 1.06 2.81 2.28
1970 NYN MLB 30 29 212.0 189 71 118 22 .263 97 8.0 3.0 0.9 5.0 51% .249 .246 1.23 4.12 3.14
1971 NYN MLB 26 24 165.7 160 51 96 12 .263 98 8.7 2.8 0.7 5.2 50% .277 .261 1.27 3.27 3.04
1972 NYN MLB 34 24 163.0 155 52 147 14 .262 94 8.6 2.9 0.8 8.1 50% .298 .275 1.27 2.91 4.14
1973 NYN MLB 35 35 263.0 234 76 156 18 .256 97 8.0 2.6 0.6 5.3 49% .265 .244 1.18 3.17 2.84
1974 NYN MLB 35 35 265.0 258 85 188 16 .260 98 8.8 2.9 0.5 6.4 50% .295 .257 1.29 2.99 3.36
1975 NYN MLB 36 34 239.7 234 98 173 19 .255 96 8.8 3.7 0.7 6.5 49% .297 .271 1.39 3.48 3.42
1976 NYN MLB 34 32 247.3 205 66 200 19 .256 94 7.5 2.4 0.7 7.3 52% .263 .237 1.10 2.84 2.69
1977 NYN MLB 32 32 226.7 195 81 192 17 .256 95 7.7 3.2 0.7 7.6 54% .276 .237 1.22 3.14 3.49
1978 NYN MLB 38 32 235.3 221 84 160 17 .253 97 8.5 3.2 0.7 6.1 53% .285 .254 1.30 3.37 3.75
1979 MIN MLB 37 36 263.7 268 83 157 19 .264 102 9.1 2.8 0.6 5.4 53% .297 .252 1.33 3.49 3.38
1980 MIN MLB 38 34 243.3 252 69 149 24 .264 102 9.3 2.6 0.9 5.5 50% .294 .261 1.32 3.73 4.03
1981 CHA MLB 8 3 27.0 27 7 21 2 .266 95 9.0 2.3 0.7 7.0 44% .301 .241 1.26 2.73 3.33
1981 MIN MLB 19 13 94.3 98 34 55 8 .266 99 9.3 3.2 0.8 5.2 48% .293 .277 1.40 3.56 4.20
1982 CHA MLB 42 19 173.3 194 38 88 9 .266 99 10.1 2.0 0.5 4.6 50% .314 .252 1.34 3.04 3.84
1983 CHA MLB 37 24 169.7 176 53 90 19 .262 101 9.3 2.8 1.0 4.8 50% .279 .264 1.35 4.26 4.77
1984 PHI MLB 36 34 224.0 232 60 137 8 .249 98 9.3 2.4 0.3 5.5 55% .302 .250 1.30 2.88 3.25
1985 PHI MLB 19 18 99.3 107 34 60 14 .254 99 9.7 3.1 1.3 5.4 42% .289 .282 1.42 4.36 4.62

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
1985-05-01 1985-06-08 15-DL 38 32 Left Knee Surgery Loose Cartilage and Bone Chips 1985-05-08 -
1971-07-07 1971-08-14 38 35 - Trunk Strain Rib Cage - -

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BP Articles

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This article requires BP Premium accessRubbing Mud: Jack Morris, DRA, and ProgressMatthew Trueblood2015-06-20
Baseball ProGUESTus: When Good Things Come in Three YearsChad Finn2013-04-17
Baseball ProGUESTus: What Mainstream Baseball Analysis Looked Like in 1984Chad Finn2012-11-27
The Week in Quotes: June 11-17Jonah Birenbaum2012-06-18
The Week in Quotes: June 11-17Matthew Rocco2012-06-18
The Week in Quotes: June 11-17Hudson Belinsky2012-06-18
The Week in Quotes: June 11-17Andrew Koo2012-06-18
The Lineup Card: 10 Mr. AlmostsBaseball Prospectus2012-05-24
Baseball ProGUESTus: Between Death and GloryIan Miller2012-04-10
This article requires BP Premium accessDivide and Conquer, NL East: The Curious Case of Javier VazquezMichael Jong2011-09-06
You Can Blog It Up: The Shockingly Non-Bunty Gene Mauch All-StarsSteven Goldman2010-08-14
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Weekend UpdateJohn Perrotto2009-09-27
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: The Left WingJoe Sheehan2009-08-19
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: The PitchersJay Jaffe2009-01-12
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: The Best-Worst Blue Jays versus the Best-Worst PiratesSteven Goldman2008-10-07
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Preview: Tuesday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-07-22
Lies, Damned Lies: The Smoking Gun?Nate Silver2008-02-14
Hope and Faith: How the Boston Red Sox Can Win the World SeriesBaseball Prospectus2007-10-29
This article requires BP Premium accessLies, Damned Lies: Rookies and CyclesNate Silver2007-08-23
Every Given Sunday: Records Big and SmallJohn Perrotto2007-05-20
Hope and Faith: How the Boston Red Sox Can Win the World SeriesKeith Woolner2007-02-28
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: This Week in Baseball HeadlinesJim Baker2006-11-10
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: The Best Rookie Pitching Duos of These Modern TimesJim Baker2006-08-02
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Those Sinister DuosJim Baker2006-03-17
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Passel of PitchersJim Baker2005-07-29
This article requires BP Premium accessTeams: A Critical Guide: Lights Dimmed on BroadwaySteven Goldman2004-05-24


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BP Roundtables

DateRoundtable NameComment
2010-10-06 10:00:002010 Playoffs Day OneThe announcers were just saying that CC has to regroup and hold 'em, which is of course easier said than done. I saw this interview with Jerry Koosman about one of his starts in the 1969 WS, and he gave up three runs early in the deciding Game 5. He said he came back to the dugout and said, "That's it, they're not getting any more. I'll hold them here. You do the rest." (I paraphrase). That was exactly what happened. But I always wonder, how could Koosman promise that? He couldn't be sure. How would the rest of the team have reacted to him if he had allowed more runs? (Steven Goldman)