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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
8 72 69.7 2 4 0 6.20 -0.2
Birth Date8-13-1979
Height6' 3"
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 WARP
2003 TBA MLB 5 0 9.7 0 0 0 13 3 7 2 .272 101 12.1 2.8 1.9 6.5 41% .367 .338 1.66 6.51 7.45 103 5.09 0.0
2005 TBA MLB 2 0 4.0 0 0 0 5 7 5 0 .242 102 11.2 15.8 0.0 11.2 31% .385 .332 3.00 5.80 6.75 114 7.24 -0.1
2006 TBA MLB 40 0 33.7 2 2 0 38 19 18 5 .266 105 10.2 5.1 1.3 4.8 50% .289 .270 1.69 5.83 4.54 112 5.84 -0.0
2007 TBA MLB 21 0 19.0 0 2 0 27 7 13 2 .276 103 12.8 3.3 0.9 6.2 31% .379 .301 1.79 4.42 8.05 113 5.91 -0.1
2009 NYN MLB 4 0 3.3 0 0 0 4 2 3 1 .250 105 10.8 5.4 2.7 8.1 45% .300 .313 1.80 7.86 8.10 103 5.39 -0.0
CareerMLB72069.724087384610.26710411.24.91.35.942%.330.2941.795.646.201115.81-0.2

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
2001 HUD A- 5 0 14.3 2 0 0 9 2 20 0 .000 5.7 1.3 0.0 12.6 0% -.409 .000 0.77 1.03 0.63
2002 BAK A+ 20 20 103.3 7 5 0 108 26 129 8 .000 9.4 2.3 0.7 11.2 0% .370 .000 1.30 3.13 4.27
2003 TBA MLB 5 0 9.7 0 0 0 13 3 7 2 .272 101 12.1 2.8 1.9 6.5 41% .367 .338 1.66 6.51 7.45
2003 ORL AA 22 22 126.0 8 8 0 117 32 100 10 .000 8.4 2.3 0.7 7.1 0% .285 .000 1.18 3.39 3.43
2003 DUR AAA 1 1 5.0 1 0 0 6 0 3 1 .000 10.8 0.0 1.8 5.4 0% .333 .000 1.20 4.68 1.80
2005 TBA MLB 2 0 4.0 0 0 0 5 7 5 0 .242 102 11.2 15.8 0.0 11.2 31% .385 .332 3.00 5.80 6.75
2005 MNT AA 6 6 31.3 3 1 0 33 5 20 2 .265 9 9.5 1.4 0.6 5.8 37% .301 .270 1.21 3.86 3.45
2005 DUR AAA 17 8 44.3 0 5 0 64 22 28 6 .257 48 13.0 4.5 1.2 5.7 41% .372 .308 1.94 5.67 7.11
2006 TBA MLB 40 0 33.7 2 2 0 38 19 18 5 .266 105 10.2 5.1 1.3 4.8 50% .289 .270 1.69 5.83 4.54
2006 DUR AAA 26 0 31.0 3 0 3 22 13 29 1 .257 91 6.4 3.8 0.3 8.4 41% .254 .208 1.13 2.98 0.87
2007 TBA MLB 21 0 19.0 0 2 0 27 7 13 2 .276 103 12.8 3.3 0.9 6.2 31% .379 .301 1.79 4.42 8.05
2007 DUR AAA 23 0 33.0 0 0 1 26 8 23 0 .261 89 7.1 2.2 0.0 6.3 48% .291 .194 1.03 2.60 0.82
2008 PAW AAA 52 1 75.7 5 1 3 85 19 65 12 .263 77 10.1 2.3 1.4 7.7 42% .319 .280 1.37 4.93 4.40
2009 NYN MLB 4 0 3.3 0 0 0 4 2 3 1 .250 105 10.8 5.4 2.7 8.1 45% .300 .313 1.80 7.86 8.10
2009 BUF AAA 41 0 52.0 1 3 4 46 23 49 4 .250 106 8.0 4.0 0.7 8.5 46% .286 .241 1.33 3.71 3.29

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
2009 67 0.4478 0.4030 0.7407 0.6333 0.2162 0.7895 0.6250 0.2593
Career670.44780.4030.74070.63330.21620.78950.6250.2593

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
2007-03-23 2007-06-02 60-DL 71 52 Left Shoulder Inflammation Tendonitis -
2006-09-17 2006-09-17 DTD 0 0 Left Forearm Contusion Batted Ball -
2004-04-05 2004-09-05 Minors 153 0 Left Shoulder Surgery 2004-06-25 -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2007 TBA $391,100
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$391,100
1 yrTotal$391,100

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 115 d

Details
  • 1 year (2010). Signed by Houston as a free agent 12/09 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2009). Signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/27/09 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Mets 6/12/09. DFA by Mets 6/24/09, sent outright to Triple-A 6/26/09.
  • 1 year (2008). Signed by Boston as a free agent 1/4/08 (minor-league contract). $0.475M salary in majors.
  • 1 year/$0.3911M (2007). Re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/07. DFA by Tampa Bay 11/20/07.
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006). Re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/06 (split contract).
  • 1 year/$0.316M (2005). Re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/05 (split contract).
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2004). Re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/04 (split contract).
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2003). Contract purchased by Tampa Bay 8/03.
  • Drafted by Tampa Bay 2001 (2-47) (Arizona State). Signed 8/01, $0.85M signing bonus.

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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction of the Day: Double DealsChristina Kahrl2009-07-11
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: NL East RoundupChristina Kahrl2009-06-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: AL East NRI ReviewChristina Kahrl2008-02-19
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction of the Day: AL EastChristina Kahrl2007-12-23
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: AL Pick-me-ups and DiscardsChristina Kahrl2007-11-07
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: All-Around Catch-Up EditionChristina Kahrl2007-08-26
Transaction Analysis: American League RoundupChristina Kahrl2007-07-26
Transaction of the Day: Roster Reviews of the EastsChristina Kahrl2007-04-12
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: June 20-21Christina Kahrl2006-06-22
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 17-26Christina Kahrl2006-03-27
Transaction Analysis: March 14-16Christina Kahrl2006-03-17
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 10-13Christina Kahrl2006-03-14
Prospectus Notebook: Devil RaysBaseball Prospectus2005-12-23
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: July 14-19, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-07-21
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 24-June 12, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-06-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 10-24, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-05-26
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Focus: FAAB FactorJeff Erickson2005-05-16
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Focus: FAAB FactorJan Levine2005-05-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Wests, etc.Christina Kahrl2005-03-25
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 10-15, 2004Christina Kahrl2004-03-17
Prospectus Feature: Top 40 Prospects RoundtableBaseball Prospectus2003-01-31
Transaction Analysis: March 6-13, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-03-18


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, Jon Switzer threw 251 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2009, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2009, he relied primarily on his Sinker (89mph), Fourseam Fastball (90mph) and Slider (83mph), also mixing in a Change (82mph).