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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
0 0 0.00
Birth Date8-6-1945
Height6' 1"
Weight200 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
1968 CAL MLB 28 5 81.3 44 35 74 3 .256 92 4.9 3.9 0.3 8.2 47% .197 .203 0.97 2.21 2.21 87 2.43 1.6
1969 CAL MLB 40 33 250.0 169 100 211 17 .262 93 6.1 3.6 0.6 7.6 44% .226 .222 1.08 2.82 2.52 78 2.63 6.3
1970 CAL MLB 37 26 194.7 144 78 162 21 .255 93 6.7 3.6 1.0 7.5 45% .233 .238 1.14 3.46 3.01 88 3.20 4.1
1971 CAL MLB 38 38 276.7 224 121 179 16 .264 95 7.3 3.9 0.5 5.8 55% .246 .247 1.25 3.20 2.99 100 3.76 2.4
1972 CAL MLB 25 21 169.7 125 68 142 5 .249 87 6.6 3.6 0.3 7.5 53% .254 .230 1.14 2.22 2.81 86 2.81 3.1
1973 LAN MLB 33 33 249.7 196 77 177 24 .258 96 7.1 2.8 0.9 6.4 49% .235 .236 1.09 3.38 2.70 87 3.00 5.4
1974 LAN MLB 39 39 292.3 227 94 221 24 .259 95 7.0 2.9 0.7 6.8 55% .243 .227 1.10 3.14 2.59 79 3.23 5.3
1975 LAN MLB 42 40 321.7 244 96 213 22 .258 95 6.8 2.7 0.6 6.0 50% .236 .216 1.06 3.12 2.29 83 3.46 5.2
1976 ATL MLB 29 28 207.3 166 74 135 14 .260 104 7.2 3.2 0.6 5.9 53% .244 .238 1.16 3.32 3.04 93 2.97 4.1
1977 ATL MLB 16 16 102.3 101 39 69 12 .263 107 8.9 3.4 1.1 6.1 50% .274 .265 1.37 4.11 4.40 94 3.56 1.9
1978 NYA MLB 6 5 22.3 24 15 16 7 .259 90 9.7 6.0 2.8 6.4 46% .254 .363 1.75 7.34 5.64 119 5.09 -0.1
1979 LAN MLB 11 11 62.3 55 34 26 9 .249 100 7.9 4.9 1.3 3.8 59% .234 .265 1.43 5.37 4.91 127 5.66 -0.4
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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
1968 CAL MLB 28 5 81.3 44 35 74 3 .256 92 4.9 3.9 0.3 8.2 47% .197 .203 0.97 2.21 2.21
1969 CAL MLB 40 33 250.0 169 100 211 17 .262 93 6.1 3.6 0.6 7.6 44% .226 .222 1.08 2.82 2.52
1970 CAL MLB 37 26 194.7 144 78 162 21 .255 93 6.7 3.6 1.0 7.5 45% .233 .238 1.14 3.46 3.01
1971 CAL MLB 38 38 276.7 224 121 179 16 .264 95 7.3 3.9 0.5 5.8 55% .246 .247 1.25 3.20 2.99
1972 CAL MLB 25 21 169.7 125 68 142 5 .249 87 6.6 3.6 0.3 7.5 53% .254 .230 1.14 2.22 2.81
1973 LAN MLB 33 33 249.7 196 77 177 24 .258 96 7.1 2.8 0.9 6.4 49% .235 .236 1.09 3.38 2.70
1974 LAN MLB 39 39 292.3 227 94 221 24 .259 95 7.0 2.9 0.7 6.8 55% .243 .227 1.10 3.14 2.59
1975 LAN MLB 42 40 321.7 244 96 213 22 .258 95 6.8 2.7 0.6 6.0 50% .236 .216 1.06 3.12 2.29
1976 ATL MLB 29 28 207.3 166 74 135 14 .260 104 7.2 3.2 0.6 5.9 53% .244 .238 1.16 3.32 3.04
1977 ATL MLB 16 16 102.3 101 39 69 12 .263 107 8.9 3.4 1.1 6.1 50% .274 .265 1.37 4.11 4.40
1978 NYA MLB 6 5 22.3 24 15 16 7 .259 90 9.7 6.0 2.8 6.4 46% .254 .363 1.75 7.34 5.64
1979 LAN MLB 11 11 62.3 55 34 26 9 .249 100 7.9 4.9 1.3 3.8 59% .234 .265 1.43 5.37 4.91

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
1979-06-02 1979-08-29 88 78 Right Elbow Surgery Radial Nerve - -
1978-07-02 1978-09-01 60-DL 61 55 Right Shoulder Separation - -
1978-04-08 1978-05-29 51 43 - Not Disclosed - -
1977-07-04 1977-09-02 60 54 Right Shoulder Strain - -
1977-05-01 1977-05-22 DTD 21 19 - Trunk Soreness - -
1972-05-27 1972-07-19 53 51 Right Fingers Surgery Tendon Sheath Middle Finger 1972-06-16 -

Compensation

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Feature: The Genius Of ArbitrationEugene Freedman2015-02-12
The Lineup Card: Seven Unsigned Top Draft PicksBaseball Prospectus2014-07-24
This article requires BP Premium accessThe View from the Loge Level: From the Home of the BravesDaron Sutton2014-07-18
Perfect Game Presents: The Baseball Draft: A 50-Year Retrospective, Part TwoAllan Simpson2014-06-09
In A Pickle: What the Arbitrators Will HearJason Wojciechowski2013-06-13
This article requires BP Premium accessIn A Pickle: The Four-Tool TeamsJason Wojciechowski2012-12-20
Manufactured Runs: Tragedy of the CommonsColin Wyers2012-04-04
This article requires BP Premium accessWestern Front: They Slugged Like Ed BrinkmanGeoff Young2012-03-20
Western Front: A Haphazard History of Halos at the Hot CornerGeoff Young2012-01-17
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Oakland Athletics Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2011-01-11
This article requires BP Premium accessChecking the Numbers: The Trade-Me ClauseEric Seidman2010-05-24
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Dark Clouds in ClevelandJohn Perrotto2009-05-17
Prospectus Preview: Wednesday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-05-14
This article requires BP Premium accessEvery Given Sunday: Harvesting PiratesJohn Perrotto2007-05-27
Every Given Sunday: Records Big and SmallJohn Perrotto2007-05-20
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Annuity That Changed Baseball: Hunter v. FinleyBrent Gambill2006-08-24
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Ledger Domain: Walter O'Malley and Marvin Miller For the Hall of FameMaury Brown2006-06-05


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