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Portrait of J.R. Richard

J.R. Richard PAstros

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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
11 238 1606 107 71 0 3.15 26
Birth Date3-7-1950
Height6' 8"
Weight222 lbs
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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
1971 HOU MLB 4 4 21.0 2 1 0 17 16 29 1 .264 97 7.3 6.9 0.4 12.4 62% .320 .256 1.57 2.69 3.43 88 4.07 103.6 0.1
1972 HOU MLB 4 1 6.0 1 0 0 10 8 8 0 .254 93 15.0 12.0 0.0 12.0 75% .556 .402 3.00 4.86 13.50 112 4.78 124.3 -0.1
1973 HOU MLB 16 10 72.0 6 2 0 54 38 75 2 .267 97 6.8 4.8 0.2 9.4 58% .287 .222 1.28 2.45 4.00 77 3.40 89.7 1.2
1974 HOU MLB 15 9 64.7 2 3 0 58 36 42 3 .260 96 8.1 5.0 0.4 5.8 55% .281 .251 1.45 3.61 4.18 112 5.34 119.2 -0.5
1975 HOU MLB 33 31 203.0 12 10 0 178 138 176 8 .256 98 7.9 6.1 0.4 7.8 55% .294 .256 1.56 3.49 4.39 104 4.44 104.9 0.9
1976 HOU MLB 39 39 291.0 20 15 0 221 151 214 14 .260 91 6.8 4.7 0.4 6.6 53% .248 .242 1.28 3.40 2.75 101 3.87 104.0 2.5
1977 HOU MLB 36 36 267.0 18 12 0 212 104 214 18 .258 91 7.1 3.5 0.6 7.2 51% .257 .229 1.18 3.18 2.97 85 3.80 94.1 4.2
1978 HOU MLB 36 36 275.3 18 11 0 192 141 303 12 .258 90 6.3 4.6 0.4 9.9 53% .264 .229 1.21 2.55 3.11 69 3.06 86.9 5.6
1979 HOU MLB 38 38 292.3 18 13 0 220 98 313 13 .255 91 6.8 3.0 0.4 9.6 51% .277 .214 1.09 2.17 2.71 48 2.57 74.0 8.8
1980 HOU MLB 17 17 113.7 10 4 0 65 40 119 2 .250 95 5.1 3.2 0.2 9.4 56% .227 .182 0.92 1.94 1.90 54 2.58 73.0 3.2
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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.
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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-
1971 HOU MLB 4 4 21.0 2 1 0 17 16 29 1 .264 97 7.3 6.9 0.4 12.4 62% .320 .256 1.57 2.69 3.43 88 4.07 103.6
1972 HOU MLB 4 1 6.0 1 0 0 10 8 8 0 .254 93 15.0 12.0 0.0 12.0 75% .556 .402 3.00 4.86 13.50 112 4.78 124.3
1973 HOU MLB 16 10 72.0 6 2 0 54 38 75 2 .267 97 6.8 4.8 0.2 9.4 58% .287 .222 1.28 2.45 4.00 77 3.40 89.7
1974 HOU MLB 15 9 64.7 2 3 0 58 36 42 3 .260 96 8.1 5.0 0.4 5.8 55% .281 .251 1.45 3.61 4.18 112 5.34 119.2
1975 HOU MLB 33 31 203.0 12 10 0 178 138 176 8 .256 98 7.9 6.1 0.4 7.8 55% .294 .256 1.56 3.49 4.39 104 4.44 104.9
1976 HOU MLB 39 39 291.0 20 15 0 221 151 214 14 .260 91 6.8 4.7 0.4 6.6 53% .248 .242 1.28 3.40 2.75 101 3.87 104.0
1977 HOU MLB 36 36 267.0 18 12 0 212 104 214 18 .258 91 7.1 3.5 0.6 7.2 51% .257 .229 1.18 3.18 2.97 85 3.80 94.1
1978 HOU MLB 36 36 275.3 18 11 0 192 141 303 12 .258 90 6.3 4.6 0.4 9.9 53% .264 .229 1.21 2.55 3.11 69 3.06 86.9
1979 HOU MLB 38 38 292.3 18 13 0 220 98 313 13 .255 91 6.8 3.0 0.4 9.6 51% .277 .214 1.09 2.17 2.71 48 2.57 74.0
1980 HOU MLB 17 17 113.7 10 4 0 65 40 119 2 .250 95 5.1 3.2 0.2 9.4 56% .227 .182 0.92 1.94 1.90 54 2.58 73.0
1982 DAY A+ 6 6 42.0 3 1 0 36 15 28 0 .000 7.7 3.2 0.0 6.0 0% .000 .000 1.21 2.50 2.79 0 0.00 0.0
1982 TUC AAA 6 6 24.3 0 2 0 35 27 13 1 .000 13.0 10.0 0.4 4.8 0% .000 .000 2.55 6.25 13.70 0 0.00 0.0

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
1983-04-05 1983-10-03 181 162 - General Medical Recovery From Surgery Stroke Caused By Thoracic Outlet Syndrome 1980-07-30 -
1982-04-06 1982-09-02 149 133 - General Medical Recovery From Surgery Stroke Caused By Thoracic Outlet Syndrome 1980-07-30 -
1981-04-09 1981-11-02 207 110 - General Medical Recovery From Surgery Stroke Caused By Thoracic Outlet Syndrome 1980-07-30 -
1980-07-15 1980-10-13 90 79 - General Medical Surgery Stroke Caused By Thoracic Outlet Syndrome 1980-07-30 -

Compensation

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BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
Perfect Game Presents: The Baseball Draft: A 50-Year Retrospective, Part OneAllan Simpson2014-06-03
The Lineup Card: 13 Pitcher Injuries We Wish We Could UndoBaseball Prospectus2014-05-28
BP Unfiltered: Home Runs at Home, ReduxGeoff Young2012-09-13
This article requires BP Premium accessBizball: The Strasburg Shutdown and How It All Could Have Been AvoidedMaury Brown2012-09-10
The Lineup Card: 10 Most Disappointing Career-Ending InjuriesBaseball Prospectus2012-05-09
The BP Wayback Machine: Jon Lester, Meet Mel ParnellSteven Goldman2012-03-23
The BP Wayback Machine: Improvement RatioRany Jazayerli2012-03-16
This article requires BP Premium accessBates' Dugout Motel: Valentine Speaks!Michael Bates2012-03-01
The BP Broadside: Zimmerman, Rendon, and the Nagging Itch to Scratch a McQuinnSteven Goldman2012-02-27
Baseball ProGUESTus: Astros AppreciationAllen Barra2011-07-15
This article requires BP Premium accessSeidnotes: The Rodrigo Lopez All-StarsEric Seidman2010-12-23
This article requires BP Premium accessChecking the Numbers: Weaver's Soaring Strikeout RateEric Seidman2010-07-07
Prospectus Hit List: The Ax EffectJay Jaffe2010-06-24
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Wednesday UpdateJohn Perrotto2010-06-09
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit List: Big BoppersJay Jaffe2010-04-29
Prospectus Q&A: Bruce BochyDavid Laurila2009-12-13
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Rest PatternWill Carroll2009-09-17
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Q&A: John RussellDavid Laurila2009-07-26
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Weekend WrapJohn Perrotto2009-05-10
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Preview: Tuesday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-09-16
You Could Look It Up: Jon Lester, Meet Mel ParnellSteven Goldman2008-05-20
Prospectus Toolbox: Non-Contact Part IV: Take, Jive, and FlailDerek Jacques2007-08-21
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: First MatchupJim Baker2006-04-01
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: The ElectionJoe Sheehan2006-01-11
Astros October Nightmares: Can the '04 Team Give Houston Its First Pennant?Baseball Prospectus2004-10-20
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: 1984 Part I: Sparky Was WatchingSteven Goldman2004-02-17
This article requires BP Premium accessDoctoring The Numbers: Doctoring the Numbers: Improvement RatioRany Jazayerli2002-03-06


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