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Vinnie Chulk PBlue Jays

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
8 285.3 8 15 2 199 4.51 0
Birth Date12-19-1978
Height6' 2"
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.)
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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
2003 TOR MLB 3 0 5.3 6 3 2 0 .262 104 10.1 5.1 0.0 3.4 60% .300 .250 1.69 4.03 5.06 108 4.27 0.1
2004 TOR MLB 47 0 56.0 59 27 44 6 .263 106 9.5 4.3 1.0 7.1 42% .312 .251 1.54 4.48 4.66 98 4.61 0.6
2005 TOR MLB 62 0 72.0 68 26 39 9 .268 104 8.5 3.2 1.1 4.9 44% .261 .246 1.31 4.72 3.88 107 3.51 1.6
2006 SFN 0 28 0 22.3 17 15 25 2 .274 91 6.9 6.0 0.8 10.1 44% .273 .242 1.43 4.18 5.24 0 0.00 0.0
2006 TOR 0 20 0 24.0 29 5 18 4 .258 108 10.9 1.9 1.5 6.8 42% .321 .260 1.42 4.73 5.25 0 0.00 0.0
2007 SFN MLB 57 0 53.0 53 14 41 3 .258 97 9.0 2.4 0.5 7.0 33% .309 .249 1.26 3.27 3.57 91 4.18 0.7
2008 SFN MLB 27 0 31.7 33 8 16 6 .256 97 9.4 2.3 1.7 4.5 38% .252 .283 1.29 5.51 4.83 112 5.78 -0.1
2009 CLE MLB 8 0 12.0 10 10 4 1 .262 103 7.5 7.5 0.8 3.0 49% .225 .259 1.67 6.06 3.75 121 4.53 0.1
2012 MIL MLB 7 0 9.0 17 4 10 0 .245 109 17.0 4.0 0.0 10.0 26% .500 .322 2.33 2.25 10.00 100 8.20 -0.4
2006 TOT MLB 48 0 46.3 46 20 43 6 .266 100 8.9 3.9 1.2 8.4 43% .301 .251 1.42 4.47 5.24 97 4.94 0.4
CareerMLB2590285.329211219931.2621029.23.51.06.340%.293.2561.424.414.511024.583.0

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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2000 MED Rk 14 13 68.7 75 20 51 5 .000 9.8 2.6 0.7 6.7 0% .000 .000 1.38 4.40 3.80
2001 DUN A+ 16 1 34.7 38 13 50 2 .000 9.9 3.4 0.5 13.0 0% .000 .000 1.47 2.27 3.11
2001 TEN AA 24 1 43.0 34 8 43 5 .000 7.1 1.7 1.0 9.0 0% .000 .000 0.98 3.33 3.14
2001 SYR AAA 5 0 6.0 5 4 3 0 .000 7.5 6.0 0.0 4.5 0% .000 .000 1.50 4.16 1.50
2002 TEN AA 25 24 152.0 133 53 108 12 .000 7.9 3.1 0.7 6.4 0% .270 .000 1.22 3.76 2.96
2002 SYR AAA 2 1 4.7 6 6 2 0 .000 11.5 11.5 0.0 3.8 0% .316 .000 2.55 6.07 5.74
2003 TOR MLB 3 0 5.3 6 3 2 0 .262 104 10.1 5.1 0.0 3.4 60% .300 .250 1.69 4.03 5.06
2003 SYR AAA 23 21 119.3 118 46 90 14 .000 8.9 3.5 1.1 6.8 0% .282 .000 1.37 4.58 4.22
2004 TOR MLB 47 0 56.0 59 27 44 6 .263 106 9.5 4.3 1.0 7.1 42% .312 .251 1.54 4.48 4.66
2004 SYR AAA 18 0 28.7 27 11 26 5 .000 8.5 3.4 1.6 8.2 0% .272 .000 1.32 4.96 2.82
2005 TOR MLB 62 0 72.0 68 26 39 9 .268 104 8.5 3.2 1.1 4.9 44% .261 .246 1.31 4.72 3.88
2006 SFN MLB 28 0 22.3 17 15 25 2 .274 91 6.9 6.0 0.8 10.1 44% .273 .242 1.43 4.18 5.24
2006 TOR MLB 20 0 24.0 29 5 18 4 .258 108 10.9 1.9 1.5 6.8 42% .321 .260 1.42 4.73 5.25
2006 SYR AAA 19 0 32.0 20 14 43 4 .254 102 5.6 3.9 1.1 12.1 51% .250 .218 1.06 3.52 2.25
2007 SFN MLB 57 0 53.0 53 14 41 3 .258 97 9.0 2.4 0.5 7.0 33% .309 .249 1.26 3.27 3.57
2008 SFN MLB 27 0 31.7 33 8 16 6 .256 97 9.4 2.3 1.7 4.5 38% .252 .283 1.29 5.51 4.83
2008 FRE AAA 22 2 24.7 25 13 21 3 .265 110 9.1 4.7 1.1 7.7 38% .310 .247 1.54 5.07 3.64
2009 CLE MLB 8 0 12.0 10 10 4 1 .262 103 7.5 7.5 0.8 3.0 49% .225 .259 1.67 6.06 3.75
2009 COH AAA 18 0 21.7 22 7 16 0 .249 114 9.1 2.9 0.0 6.6 37% .324 .230 1.34 2.65 2.07
2010 IND AAA 28 0 32.7 39 12 38 3 .253 104 10.7 3.3 0.8 10.5 34% .383 .257 1.56 3.26 4.95
2010 HRO npb 16 0 18.7 24 7 12 0 .000 11.6 3.4 0.0 5.8 0% .353 .000 1.66 3.00 5.78
2011 SAC AAA 54 0 69.7 58 26 55 5 .268 95 7.5 3.4 0.6 7.1 47% .266 .216 1.21 4.43 3.36
2012 MIL MLB 7 0 9.0 17 4 10 0 .245 109 17.0 4.0 0.0 10.0 26% .500 .322 2.33 2.25 10.00
2012 NAS AAA 16 0 25.7 17 9 25 2 .266 93 6.0 3.2 0.7 8.8 43% .227 .224 1.01 3.78 1.75
2012 BRR Rk 2 1 2.0 0 0 1 0 .300 105 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.5 80% .000 .013 0.00 3.37 0.00
2012 MAZ Wnt 3 0 2.3 7 2 0 1 .000 27.0 7.7 3.9 0.0 0% .429 .000 3.86 11.22 15.43

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
2008 500 0.4680 0.4560 0.8333 0.6496 0.2857 0.8684 0.7632 0.1667
2009 230 0.4304 0.3870 0.8427 0.6263 0.2061 0.8871 0.7407 0.1573
2012 181 0.4144 0.3867 0.8429 0.6000 0.2358 0.9111 0.7200 0.1571
Career9110.44790.42480.83760.63390.25570.88160.74890.1624

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
2010-04-20 2010-04-28 Minors 8 0 - Low Back Strain -
2010-03-20 2010-03-28 Camp 8 0 Right Upper Arm Stiffness Biceps -
2009-07-08 2009-07-22 Minors 14 0 Right Ankle Sprain -
2008-03-21 2008-04-16 15-DL 26 15 Right Shoulder Inflammation -
2007-08-25 2007-09-30 60-DL 36 32 Right Fingers Inflammation Buerger's Disease of Middle Finger -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2008 SFN $837,500
2007 SFN $396,000
2006 TOR $348,500
2005 TOR $326,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$1,908,000
4 yrTotal$1,908,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
4 y 62 d1 year (2012)

Details
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by Milwaukee 1/25/12 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Milwaukee 4/29/12. DFA by Milwaukee 5/19/12. Sent outright to Triple-A 5/21/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Signed by Oakland 12/11/10 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2010). Signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/7/09 (minor-league contract). Released by Pittsburgh 7/22/10. Signed by Hiroshima of Japan 7/22/10.
  • 1 year (2009). Signed by Cleveland as a free agent 2/3/09 (minor-league contract). Salary of $0.8M in majors. Contract purchased by Cleveland 4/11/09. DFA by Cleveland 5/7/09, sent outright to Triple-A 5/14/09.
  • 1 year/$0.8375M (2008). Re-signed by San Francisco 2/6/08 (avoided arbitration, $0.975M-$0.725M). DFA by San Francisco 6/24/08.
  • 1 year/$0.396M (2007). Signed by San Francisco 3/07.
  • 1 year/$0.3485M (2006). Re-signed by Toronto 2/06. Acquired by San Francisco in trade from Toronto 7/06.
  • 1 year/$0.326M (2005). Re-signed by Toronto 2/05.
  • 1 year (2004). Re-signed by Toronto 2/04.
  • 1 year (2003). Contract purchased by Toronto 11/02. Re-signed by Toronto 3/03.
  • Drafted by Toronto 2000 (12-358).

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Under The Knife: One Sheets to the WinWill Carroll2007-08-30
Transaction Analysis: NL-Brand KetchupChristina Kahrl2007-05-24
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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, Vinnie Chulk threw 1,284 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2012, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2012, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (92mph) and Curve (79mph), also mixing in a Sinker (91mph) and Change (83mph). He also rarely threw a Cutter (85mph).