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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
15 425 2492.3 141 134 14 3.17 46.1
Birth Date9-21-1942
Height6' 5"
Weight190 lbs
BatsL
ThrowsL
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
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 W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP
1961 CLE MLB 1 1 6.3 0 0 0 3 5 5 0 .229 96 4.3 7.1 0.0 7.1 50% .176 .191 1.26 3.29 0.00 108 4.68 108.0 0.0
1962 CLE MLB 25 13 87.7 3 7 1 81 70 70 9 .262 100 8.3 7.2 0.9 7.2 57% .281 .283 1.72 4.78 6.06 117 5.44 118.9 -0.2
1963 CLE MLB 14 12 65.0 3 5 0 63 44 63 6 .260 97 8.7 6.1 0.8 8.7 55% .318 .271 1.65 3.75 4.85 101 3.29 94.1 1.1
1964 CLE MLB 31 24 173.3 11 6 1 148 100 177 8 .257 99 7.7 5.2 0.4 9.2 54% .297 .248 1.43 2.80 2.70 84 3.08 85.6 3.7
1965 CLE MLB 42 35 273.0 17 11 4 178 132 325 9 .255 97 5.9 4.4 0.3 10.7 61% .262 .215 1.14 1.96 2.18 64 2.59 77.0 7.2
1966 CLE MLB 35 28 194.3 9 8 3 130 102 225 12 .253 99 6.0 4.7 0.6 10.4 57% .256 .232 1.19 2.59 2.87 74 2.85 83.1 4.4
1967 CLE MLB 37 37 236.3 13 15 0 201 123 236 21 .256 98 7.7 4.7 0.8 9.0 54% .287 .263 1.37 3.23 3.85 87 3.03 93.9 4.2
1968 CLE MLB 38 37 269.0 15 14 0 181 110 283 13 .253 93 6.1 3.7 0.4 9.5 51% .246 .230 1.08 2.09 1.81 76 2.25 80.9 6.2
1969 CLE MLB 39 38 285.0 18 14 1 222 102 279 13 .258 96 7.0 3.2 0.4 8.8 48% .273 .230 1.14 2.14 2.94 66 2.71 74.9 7.0
1970 CLE MLB 39 39 305.0 20 12 0 236 131 304 25 .257 102 7.0 3.9 0.7 9.0 48% .267 .228 1.20 2.86 2.92 71 2.58 75.3 8.8
1971 CLE MLB 35 31 214.7 13 17 1 160 153 192 22 .257 104 6.7 6.4 0.9 8.0 52% .241 .259 1.46 4.08 3.40 105 3.38 92.7 2.9
1972 SFN MLB 28 25 164.3 10 8 0 155 86 122 12 .266 100 8.5 4.7 0.7 6.7 45% .291 .276 1.47 3.67 4.33 113 4.00 111.5 0.4
1973 NYA 0 16 15 95.7 5 8 0 73 64 75 4 .262 97 6.9 6.0 0.4 7.1 43% .252 .243 1.43 3.56 3.95 0 0.00 106.1 0.0
1973 SFN 0 18 3 40.0 1 2 3 45 29 35 4 .264 103 10.1 6.5 0.9 7.9 44% .336 .299 1.85 4.28 4.50 0 0.00 121.3 0.0
1974 NYA MLB 13 7 48.0 1 6 0 42 41 33 6 .259 102 7.9 7.7 1.1 6.2 54% .250 .292 1.73 5.38 4.69 129 4.78 112.4 -0.1
1975 PIT MLB 14 1 34.7 2 1 0 30 20 29 0 .253 101 7.8 5.2 0.0 7.5 51% .300 .244 1.44 2.67 2.86 94 3.55 88.7 0.5
1973 TOT MLB 34 18 135.7 6 10 3 118 93 110 8 .263 99 7.8 6.2 0.5 7.3 43% .278 .261 1.56 3.77 4.11 116 4.74 110.6 0.0
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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 W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA-
1961 CLE MLB 1 1 6.3 0 0 0 3 5 5 0 .229 96 4.3 7.1 0.0 7.1 50% .176 .191 1.26 3.29 0.00 108 4.68 108.0
1962 CLE MLB 25 13 87.7 3 7 1 81 70 70 9 .262 100 8.3 7.2 0.9 7.2 57% .281 .283 1.72 4.78 6.06 117 5.44 118.9
1963 CLE MLB 14 12 65.0 3 5 0 63 44 63 6 .260 97 8.7 6.1 0.8 8.7 55% .318 .271 1.65 3.75 4.85 101 3.29 94.1
1964 CLE MLB 31 24 173.3 11 6 1 148 100 177 8 .257 99 7.7 5.2 0.4 9.2 54% .297 .248 1.43 2.80 2.70 84 3.08 85.6
1965 CLE MLB 42 35 273.0 17 11 4 178 132 325 9 .255 97 5.9 4.4 0.3 10.7 61% .262 .215 1.14 1.96 2.18 64 2.59 77.0
1966 CLE MLB 35 28 194.3 9 8 3 130 102 225 12 .253 99 6.0 4.7 0.6 10.4 57% .256 .232 1.19 2.59 2.87 74 2.85 83.1
1967 CLE MLB 37 37 236.3 13 15 0 201 123 236 21 .256 98 7.7 4.7 0.8 9.0 54% .287 .263 1.37 3.23 3.85 87 3.03 93.9
1968 CLE MLB 38 37 269.0 15 14 0 181 110 283 13 .253 93 6.1 3.7 0.4 9.5 51% .246 .230 1.08 2.09 1.81 76 2.25 80.9
1969 CLE MLB 39 38 285.0 18 14 1 222 102 279 13 .258 96 7.0 3.2 0.4 8.8 48% .273 .230 1.14 2.14 2.94 66 2.71 74.9
1970 CLE MLB 39 39 305.0 20 12 0 236 131 304 25 .257 102 7.0 3.9 0.7 9.0 48% .267 .228 1.20 2.86 2.92 71 2.58 75.3
1971 CLE MLB 35 31 214.7 13 17 1 160 153 192 22 .257 104 6.7 6.4 0.9 8.0 52% .241 .259 1.46 4.08 3.40 105 3.38 92.7
1972 SFN MLB 28 25 164.3 10 8 0 155 86 122 12 .266 100 8.5 4.7 0.7 6.7 45% .291 .276 1.47 3.67 4.33 113 4.00 111.5
1973 NYA MLB 16 15 95.7 5 8 0 73 64 75 4 .262 97 6.9 6.0 0.4 7.1 43% .252 .243 1.43 3.56 3.95 117 4.41 106.1
1973 SFN MLB 18 3 40.0 1 2 3 45 29 35 4 .264 103 10.1 6.5 0.9 7.9 44% .336 .299 1.85 4.28 4.50 114 5.52 121.3
1974 NYA MLB 13 7 48.0 1 6 0 42 41 33 6 .259 102 7.9 7.7 1.1 6.2 54% .250 .292 1.73 5.38 4.69 129 4.78 112.4
1975 PIT MLB 14 1 34.7 2 1 0 30 20 29 0 .253 101 7.8 5.2 0.0 7.5 51% .300 .244 1.44 2.67 2.86 94 3.55 88.7

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
1974-08-20 1974-09-08 19 17 - Not Disclosed - -
1974-05-22 1974-07-14 53 45 - Low Back Soreness - -
1972-08-04 1972-08-23 19 18 Left Shoulder Soreness - -

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  Title Author Date
Prospectus Feature: One Entire Season Of Baseball From the 1970sRob Mains2016-06-29
Prospectus Feature: Bad Teams Don't Start 7-0Rob Mains2016-04-14
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: September 29, 2014Daniel Rathman2014-09-29
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: September 16, 2014Daniel Rathman2014-09-16
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Masterson Makes an AdjustmentDaniel Rathman2014-06-03
Dollar Sign on the Muscle Excerpt: The Monte CarloKevin Kerrane2013-10-10
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Taking Three Teams' Playoff TemperaturesDaniel Rathman2013-09-03
Transaction Analysis: The Tigers Make Justin Verlander Baseball's Highest-Paid PitcherBen Lindbergh2013-04-01
The Lineup Card: 12 Stats We Wish Were Readily AvailableBaseball Prospectus2012-09-05
BP Unfiltered: Double Double, Arms in TroubleGeoff Young2012-08-23
Inside The Park Blog: Big 3s: The Complete ListBradford Doolittle2012-05-24
Prospectus Hit and Run: Sizzling StartsJay Jaffe2012-04-18
The BP Wayback Machine: Improvement RatioRany Jazayerli2012-03-16
The BP Wayback Machine: Don Mincher, Part 2David Laurila2012-03-07
The BP Wayback Machine: Don Mincher, Part 1David Laurila2012-03-06
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Preview: AL Central 2012 Preseason Preview, Part OneSteven Goldman2012-02-28
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Preview: AL Central 2012 Preseason Preview, Part OneBen Lindbergh2012-02-28
This article requires BP Premium accessWestern Front: Fixing a Bug in the MarinersGeoff Young2012-01-31
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Q&A: Don Mincher, Part IIDavid Laurila2011-01-12
Prospectus Q&A: Don Mincher, Part IDavid Laurila2011-01-11
Game Story: White Sox Home OpenerChristina Kahrl2010-04-05
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: The PitchersJay Jaffe2009-01-12
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Q&A: Tom BradleyDavid Laurila2008-10-29
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Preview: Saturday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-07-12
Prospectus Preview: Friday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-04-18
UTK Wrap: Red and GreenWill Carroll2008-02-15
Prospectus Q&A: Willie HortonDavid Laurila2007-12-23
Prospectus Q&A: Andy EtchebarrenDavid Laurila2007-11-18
Prospectus Toolbox: Non-Contact Part IV: Take, Jive, and FlailDerek Jacques2007-08-21
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: The King?Joe Sheehan2005-08-15
This article requires BP Premium accessLies, Damned Lies: Evaluating the Trade BaitNate Silver2005-07-28
This article requires BP Premium accessDoctoring The Numbers: Doctoring the Numbers: Improvement RatioRany Jazayerli2002-03-06


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