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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 33)
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Birth Date5-8-1981
Height6' 4"
Weight220 lbs
Age32 years, 11 months, 15 days
BatsR
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2011
2012
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WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G GS IP IP-SP IP-RP W L SV BS QS BQS PA H R ER HR TB BB UBB HBP SO ERA FIP FRA VORP WARP
2004 BAL 23 1 1 3.7 3.7 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 19 7 4 4 1 11 3 3 0 1 9.82 8.61 9.10 -0.9 -0.1
2005 BAL 24 10 8 40.0 33.0 7.0 2 3 0 0 1 0 184 39 30 28 8 69 24 24 1 24 6.30 6.33 6.89 -2.5 -0.3
2006 NYN 25 16 15 90.0 89.0 1.0 6 5 0 0 9 0 365 69 40 36 15 130 33 32 2 71 3.60 4.87 5.71 -5.6 -0.5
2007 NYN 26 32 32 191.0 191.0 0.0 15 10 0 0 17 0 810 168 90 83 23 281 75 72 5 180 3.91 4.12 4.48 26.2 2.4
2008 NYN 27 25 25 140.0 140.0 0.0 10 8 0 0 11 1 608 122 70 65 16 194 67 65 4 122 4.18 4.37 5.06 5.3 0.6
2009 NYN 28 15 15 81.3 81.3 0.0 7 6 0 0 7 0 349 67 42 40 8 107 38 36 4 55 4.43 4.53 4.75 4.4 0.3
2010 NYN 29 9 9 39.7 39.7 0.0 1 3 0 0 3 0 190 47 29 27 8 80 25 24 2 39 6.13 5.80 5.47 -4.2 -0.4
2013 MIA 32 4 0 7.3 0.0 7.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 40 15 10 10 2 22 5 4 0 7 12.27 6.70 8.23 -2.6 -0.3

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2002 DEL A 6 5 33.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .253 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 ABE A- 4 2 10.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 DEL A 14 14 76.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .273 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 FRD A+ 12 12 70.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .249 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 BAL MLB 1 1 3.7 9.10 28 .373 .254 .323 .424 .251 .429 105 -0.9 -0.1 -0.9 -0.1
2004 BOW AA 5 5 28.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .227 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 OTT AAA 22 22 119.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .316 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 BAL MLB 10 8 40.0 6.89 60 .285 .276 .340 .444 .270 .244 104 -2.5 -0.3 -2.5 -0.3
2005 OTT AAA 23 23 128.3 4.50 111 .240 .271 .343 .432 .255 .303 102 19.0 1.7 19.0 1.7
2006 NYN MLB 16 15 90.0 5.71 67 .238 .264 .329 .432 .264 .221 88 -4.1 -0.4 -5.6 -0.5
2006 SLU A+ 1 1 5.2 1.68 167 .168 .255 .327 .381 .251 .273 108 2.3 0.2 2.3 0.2
2006 NOR AAA 10 10 56.1 3.62 105 .252 .259 .325 .393 .259 .312 88 4.3 0.4 3.5 0.4
2007 NYN MLB 32 32 191.0 4.48 104 .247 .266 .331 .424 .259 .275 97 24.9 2.4 26.2 2.4
2008 NYN MLB 25 25 140.0 5.06 86 .258 .262 .327 .410 .259 .266 96 3.8 0.4 5.3 0.6
2009 NYN MLB 15 15 81.3 4.75 86 .256 .255 .322 .394 .256 .242 92 4.8 0.5 4.4 0.3
2009 SLU A+ 2 1 8.0 2.64 141 .197 .245 .317 .349 .251 .211 103 1.0 0.1 1.0 0.1
2010 NYN MLB 9 9 39.7 5.47 62 .335 .257 .322 .404 .269 .336 90 -2.9 -0.3 -4.2 -0.4
2010 BIN AA 1 1 4.0 3.50 110 .094 .260 .353 .411 .278 .125 86 0.6 0.1 0.6 0.1
2010 BUF AAA 1 1 4.3 5.18 99 .149 .258 .330 .414 .241 .091 108 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0
2011 CSP AAA 11 11 46.0 7.63 89 .282 .291 .361 .464 .266 .342 131 6.0 0.6 5.9 0.7
2012 SWB AAA 16 15 79.7 5.31 85 .257 .262 .328 .394 .255 .287 99 -0.1 -0.0 -0.1 -0.0
2013 MIA MLB 4 0 7.3 8.23 -17 .407 .245 .304 .388 .251 .500 94 -2.7 -0.3 -2.6 -0.3

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 WHIP ERA VORP WARP
2002 DEL A 1 1 0 6 5 33.0 21 4 39 0 0% .253 5.7 1.1 0.0 10.6 0.76 1.36 0.0 0.0
2002 ABE A- 1 1 0 4 2 10.3 6 3 21 0 0% .333 5.2 2.6 0.0 18.3 0.87 1.75 0.0 0.0
2003 FRD A+ 6 1 0 12 12 70.3 48 20 77 5 0% .249 6.1 2.6 0.6 9.9 0.97 3.07 0.0 0.0
2003 DEL A 7 3 0 14 14 76.3 43 18 108 1 0% .273 5.1 2.1 0.1 12.7 0.80 1.53 0.0 0.0
2004 OTT AAA 5 7 0 22 22 119.7 123 52 105 12 0% .316 9.2 3.9 0.9 7.9 1.46 3.91 0.0 0.0
2004 BOW AA 4 0 0 5 5 28.0 16 7 34 1 0% .227 5.1 2.2 0.3 10.9 0.82 2.25 0.0 0.0
2004 BAL MLB 0 1 0 1 1 3.7 7 3 1 1 33% .429 17.2 7.4 2.5 2.5 2.73 9.82 -0.9 -0.1
2005 BAL MLB 2 3 0 10 8 40.0 39 24 24 8 44% .244 8.8 5.4 1.8 5.4 1.57 6.30 -2.5 -0.3
2005 OTT AAA 6 11 0 23 23 128.3 128 42 111 13 41% .303 9.0 2.9 0.9 7.8 1.33 4.56 19.0 1.7
2006 NOR AAA 3 5 0 10 10 56.1 55 20 48 2 52% .312 8.8 3.2 0.3 7.7 1.34 3.53 3.5 0.4
2006 SLU A+ 1 0 0 1 1 5.2 3 2 7 0 64% .273 5.2 3.5 0.0 12.1 0.96 0.00 2.3 0.2
2006 NYN MLB 6 5 0 16 15 90.0 69 33 71 15 41% .221 6.9 3.3 1.5 7.1 1.13 3.60 -5.6 -0.5
2007 NYN MLB 15 10 0 32 32 191.0 168 75 180 23 39% .275 7.9 3.5 1.1 8.5 1.27 3.91 26.2 2.4
2008 NYN MLB 10 8 0 25 25 140.0 122 67 122 16 42% .266 7.8 4.3 1.0 7.8 1.35 4.18 5.3 0.6
2009 NYN MLB 7 6 0 15 15 81.3 67 38 55 8 37% .242 7.4 4.2 0.9 6.1 1.29 4.43 4.4 0.3
2009 SLU A+ 1 0 0 2 1 8.0 4 4 7 0 58% .211 4.5 4.5 0.0 7.9 1.00 1.12 1.0 0.1
2010 NYN MLB 1 3 0 9 9 39.7 47 25 39 8 31% .336 10.7 5.7 1.8 8.8 1.82 6.13 -4.2 -0.4
2010 BIN AA 0 0 0 1 1 4.0 1 2 5 0 38% .125 2.2 4.5 0.0 11.2 0.75 0.00 0.6 0.1
2010 BUF AAA 0 0 0 1 1 4.3 1 3 4 0 45% .091 2.1 6.3 0.0 8.4 0.93 0.00 0.3 0.0
2011 CSP AAA 1 3 0 11 11 46.0 58 37 35 6 49% .342 11.3 7.2 1.2 6.8 2.07 7.43 5.9 0.7
2012 SWB AAA 8 5 0 16 15 79.7 76 31 66 7 49% .287 8.6 3.5 0.8 7.5 1.34 4.97 -0.1 -0.0
2013 MIA MLB 0 0 0 4 0 7.3 15 5 7 2 46% .500 18.4 6.1 2.5 8.6 2.73 12.27 -2.6 -0.3

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 2501 0.5022 0.4686 0.8003 0.6481 0.2876 0.8477 0.6927 0.1997
2009 1370 0.5153 0.4613 0.8070 0.6615 0.2485 0.8672 0.6364 0.1915
2010 773 0.4968 0.4295 0.7831 0.6016 0.2596 0.8268 0.6832 0.2108
2013 142 0.5704 0.4437 0.8571 0.6543 0.1639 0.8868 0.7000 0.1429
Career47860.50710.45950.80110.64460.26820.85110.67530.1975

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2011-05-06 2011-05-29 Minors 23 22 Right Shoulder Inflammation -
2010-05-21 2010-10-04 60-DL 136 120 Right Shoulder Surgery Debridement 2010-07-23
2010-04-23 2010-04-23 DTD 0 0 Left Elbow Soreness -
2010-04-02 2010-04-02 Camp 0 0 General Medical Respiratory Flu -
2009-06-07 2009-09-13 15-DL 98 88 Right Shoulder Fatigue and Weakness -
2009-05-31 2009-05-31 DTD 0 0 General Medical Gastrointestinal GI -
2008-09-24 2008-09-29 DTD 5 5 Right Shoulder Surgery Bone Spurs and Bennett Lesion 2008-09-30
2008-08-24 2008-09-24 15-DL 31 27 Right Shoulder Bone Spurs - -
2008-08-19 2008-08-19 DTD 0 0 Right Shoulder Soreness -
2008-07-29 2008-08-13 15-DL 15 13 Right Shoulder Strain Rotator Cuff -
2008-07-05 2008-07-05 DTD 0 0 Left Forearm Cramps -
2008-06-30 2008-06-30 DTD 0 0 Right Shoulder Fatigue Dead Arm -
2008-04-26 2008-04-26 DTD 0 0 Right Shoulder Stiffness -
2007-10-01 2007-10-01 DTD 0 0 Left Hip Soreness Most of Season -
2006-05-03 2006-06-12 15-DL 40 36 Right Fingers Inflammation Middle Finger -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2013 MIA $625,000
2012 NYN $
2011 NYN $
2010 NYN $3,300,000
2009 NYN $2,600,000
2008 NYN $450,000
2007 NYN $391,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
5 yrPrevious$7,366,000
5 yrTotal$7,366,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
5 y 35 dRex Gary1 year/$0.625M (2013)

Details
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by Miami as a free agent 12/24/12 (minor-league contract). Salary of $0.625M in majors. Contract purchased by Miami 3/31/13. DFA by Miami 4/19/20.
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by Boston as a free agent 1/27/12 (minor-league contract). Released by Boston 5/10/12. Signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 5/25/12 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2011). Signed by Colorado as a free agent (minor-league contract). May earn up to $3M on Major League roster. May opt out of contract if not on 25-man roster 6/1/11.
  • 1 year/$3.3M (2010). Re-signed 1/15/10 (avoided arbitration). Performance bonuses: $50,000 for 20 starts. $25,000 each for 23, 26, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33 starts. Non-tendered 12/2/10.
  • 1 year/$2.6M (2009). Re-signed by NY Mets 1/30/09 (avoided arbitration, $3M-$2.2M). Performance bonus: $25,000 for 200 innings pitched.
  • 1 year/$0.45M (2008). Renewed by NY Mets 3/4/08.
  • 1 year/$0.391M (2007). Re-signed by NY Mets 3/07.
  • 1 year (2006). Acquired by NY Mets in trade from Baltimore 1/06. Signed 3/06.
  • 1 year (2005). Re-signed by Baltimore 2/05.
  • 1 year (2004). Contract purchased by Baltimore 7/04.
  • Drafted by Baltimore 2002 (6-166) (UNC-Charlotte). $0.135M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .244 .364 .361 .263
11 vs R (Multi) .362 .423 .583 .348
18 Split (Multi) -.118 -.060 -.222 -.086
19 LgAvg (Multi) .010 .024 .026 .019
30 vs L (2013) .364 .500 .364 .311
31 vs R (2013) .478 .520 .783 .445
38 Split (2013) -.115 -.020 -.419 -.133
39 LgAvg (2013) .010 .022 .028 .019

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DateQuestionAnswer
2013-11-14 13:00:00 (link to chat)Who has a more realistic chance at being a top end number two starter in the big leagues between Noah Syndergaard and Zack Wheeler? Noah has a bigger, stronger body, while zack is more of a lean John Maine type body he never could remain healthy)
(MetsFaithful5 from Upstate NY)
I'm partial to Wheeler here. I think his stuff is a little more electric and will ultimately play a little bit higher than Syndergaard's. I expect both to be excellent MLB starters, though. (Mark Anderson)
2010-03-04 13:00:00 (link to chat)Deathklok? Really? Put high on fires first album on and smile large! Also, if Lemmy= God does Matt Pike= Jesus? What do you expect from Niese and John Maine this year in terms of counting stats?
(JKiersky from Memphis)
Oh High on Fire. So loud, so fast. Dethklok is good for a laugh, c'mon. Murmaider! Or, more correctly, MurmaiderMurmaiderMurmaiderMurmaiderMurmaider...

Matt Pike is pretty good, but let's not say things we can't take back. Sleep is either a good Black Sabbath/Kyuss ripoff or awful, depending on the song.

John Maine should be a solid middle-guy if he's healthy. I don't think he has the stuff to dominate the NL, at least not for long stretches of time. (Marc Normandin)
2009-07-01 14:00:00 (link to chat)Seems to me that under almost any injury-recovery circumstance that occurs, the Mets are better off with hold-and-pray rather than trying to deal for one or two starters to try to salvage the season. I suppose if 4 of their 6 key DL residents (Beltran, Reyes, Maine, Perez?) return right after the ASB and are effective they might wish they had reinforcements, but more likely a trade is an expensive fool's errand. Yes?
(mglick0718 from Oakland)
I still think they're better off tying to find a starting pitcher who might help for the stretch run, because I don't think they can count on Livan Hernandez or John Maine, let alone Oliver Perez; that sounds like an October rotation that gets beat. So they can hold-and-pray, sure, but I'd rather they tried to do the most they might with their opportunity. (Christina Kahrl)
2009-06-05 15:30:00 (link to chat)Hello Eric. Who do you like better for the rest of the year Carlos Zambrano or John Maine. Thanks.
(sbryk7 from Brooklyn, NY)
I've never really been high on John Maine, though I can certainly see why others have been. Over the last three years he has seen rather dramatic declines in both his strikeout and walk rates. Zambrano, on the other hand, has consistently shown that he can sustain BABIPs below .300, strand rates in the 75% range, and ERAs that best his FIPs. Additionally, his strikeout rate is at its highest since 2006. As long as he stays healthy (a caveat you could throw out there for every player) I would take him down the stretch. (Eric Seidman)
2009-04-06 13:00:00 (link to chat)Who's Kawakami's best comp? What will we see out of him this season? Thanks!
(Tony from Brooklyn, NY)
I'm really looking forward to seeing him pitch this week--I never have. I think the comps are command/flyball types who can be homer-prone. John Maine. (Joe Sheehan)
2009-02-10 14:00:00 (link to chat)Will we look back on 2009 as a lost opportunity for the Mets? Speaking specifically about not picking up another corner OF and apparently thinking that signing Tim Redding and Freddy Garcia's corpse is improving the rotation.
(Jason from NY)
It would complete the trilogy of lost opportunities, wouldn't it? Another one would pretty much make the Mets something like the new Red Sox in terms of historic fold-ups and inflicted agony in a major metropolitan area, no? I'm not busted up over Redding or Garcia--like Jay Jaffe pointed out earlier in his column today, that's not bad for a fifth starter selection--I'm more concerned that Oliver Perez and John Maine aren't consistent enough to flesh out the front four. Add in the faith in Church, the overvaluing of Snyder, going high on Luis Castillo... there's plenty to regret, but Omar's taste in fifth starters wouldn't be one of them. (Christina Kahrl)
2009-01-07 13:00:00 (link to chat)Please give me your opinion/projection on the health and performance for John Maine and Mike Pelfrey in '09.
(tddewan from Torrance, CA)
More worried about Pelfrey due to the workload increase, but the Mets watched him so closely that we're going to learn about the inevitability of the Verducci Effect with him. I like both on performance and value. (Will Carroll)
2008-12-15 13:00:00 (link to chat)Any indications out there on John Maine's health and what the Mets might get from him this year?
(Kerri from Las Kewgas, NY)
He had the spur in his shoulder removed and assuming that's the only problem -- and there's no reason to think otherwise -- he should be healthy coming into spring training. I like Maine for next year. (Will Carroll)
2008-12-15 13:00:00 (link to chat)John Maine...100 innings...are you taking the over or the under?
(Matt from Whippleville, NY)
Way over. (Will Carroll)
2008-09-15 14:00:00 (link to chat)Bobby Parnell or Eddie Kunz: Who was the better shot to be an internal closer option for the Mets next year? Are there any reasonable internal options? Would signing an extra starter and trying John Maine there make more sense?
(Meddler from Brooklyn, NY)
I think if either of those guys is closing for you, you have problems. (Kevin Goldstein)
2008-08-01 14:00:00 (link to chat)Any idea why the Mets weren't able to get any of the players they were looking at?
(TLivingston from Sonoma, CA)
I don't think the Mets were looking very hard, for better or worse. They seem convinced that Fernando Tatis is for real, that they'll get Ryan Church back at some point, that the rotation will magically hold together despite John Maine's cuff strain, Mike Pelfrey's innings limit, Pedro Martinez's assorted ailments, Oliver Perez's volatility and all that.

I'm not sure I want to bet against all of that by sitting on my hands, but as a team that can afford to take on salary, they have some mobility during the waiver trading period. (Jay Jaffe)
2008-03-25 14:00:00 (link to chat)I don't put much stock in spring stats, but John Maine has looked dominant this spring. Is this something the Mets should be excited about?
(chuckstein17 from Long Beach, NY)
Well, it's something to feel good about, certainly. If Maine and Oliver Perez prove to be solid contributors behind Johan Santana, Pedro becomes gravy to some extent. (Christina Kahrl)
2008-03-14 13:00:00 (link to chat) Where does John Maine go from here?
(tddewan from Torrance, CA)
Judging by the Mets' injuries, it won't be Disneyland... I really like Maine, but he gave out in the second half last year. We need to see if the Mets can pace him a bit more this year and help him sustain over the full season.

Even if Maine were never to pitch another ballgame, he would go down as one of the biggest trade steals in team history. (Steven Goldman)


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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, John Maine threw 5,214 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2013, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2013, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (91mph), also mixing in a Slider (85mph). He also rarely threw a Change (85mph).