Biographical

Portrait of Jason Bulger

Jason Bulger P

Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
0 0 0.00
Birth Date12-6-1978
Height6' 4"
Weight215 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
2005 ARI MLB 9 0 10.0 14 5 9 1 .245 110 12.6 4.5 0.9 8.1 32% .394 .306 1.90 3.99 5.40 106 5.18 0.0
2006 ANA MLB 2 0 1.7 1 3 1 0 .284 96 5.4 16.2 0.0 5.4 60% .200 .274 2.40 7.39 16.20 109 5.56 0.0
2007 ANA MLB 6 0 6.3 5 3 8 0 .263 102 7.1 4.3 0.0 11.4 57% .357 .183 1.26 2.21 2.84 93 4.16 0.1
2008 ANA MLB 14 0 16.0 15 9 20 3 .268 105 8.4 5.1 1.7 11.2 33% .308 .287 1.50 5.16 7.31 96 3.97 0.3
2009 ANA MLB 64 0 65.7 46 30 68 7 .259 103 6.3 4.1 1.0 9.3 45% .250 .230 1.16 3.87 3.56 86 3.11 1.6
2010 ANA MLB 25 0 24.0 25 15 25 3 .260 100 9.4 5.6 1.1 9.4 38% .333 .296 1.67 4.71 4.88 102 4.48 0.1
2011 ANA MLB 5 0 9.3 6 10 7 2 .264 103 5.8 9.6 1.9 6.8 50% .167 .262 1.71 7.56 0.96 114 5.24 -0.1
CareerMLB1250133.01127513816.2601037.65.11.19.342%.285.2581.414.414.33953.852.0

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
2001 SCO Wnt 4 3 12.0 14 4 7 0 .000 10.5 3.0 0.0 5.2 0% -1.273 .000 1.50 4.17 3.00
2002 SBN A 20 20 94.7 111 39 84 5 .000 10.5 3.7 0.5 8.0 0% .350 .000 1.58 3.60 4.94
2002 LNC A+ 2 2 10.0 11 3 12 0 .000 9.9 2.7 0.0 10.8 0% .407 .000 1.40 3.03 5.40
2003 LNC A+ 4 4 17.3 23 5 20 3 .000 12.0 2.6 1.6 10.4 0% .392 .000 1.62 4.53 6.76
2004 LNC A+ 21 0 23.7 14 10 31 0 .000 5.3 3.8 0.0 11.8 0% .275 .000 1.01 2.74 1.52
2004 ELP AA 24 0 25.3 25 19 26 0 .000 8.9 6.8 0.0 9.2 0% .338 .000 1.74 3.85 3.91
2004 SCO Wnt 12 0 12.0 12 5 15 1 .000 9.0 3.8 0.8 11.2 0% -.524 .000 1.42 4.33 3.75
2005 ARI MLB 9 0 10.0 14 5 9 1 .245 110 12.6 4.5 0.9 8.1 32% .394 .306 1.90 3.99 5.40
2005 TUC AAA 56 0 56.0 50 27 55 3 .278 90 8.0 4.3 0.5 8.8 52% .305 .256 1.38 3.80 3.54
2006 ANA MLB 2 0 1.7 1 3 1 0 .284 96 5.4 16.2 0.0 5.4 60% .200 .274 2.40 7.39 16.20
2006 SLC AAA 27 0 34.1 30 15 44 0 .275 113 7.9 4.0 0.0 11.6 56% .346 .224 1.32 2.44 4.75
2007 ANA MLB 6 0 6.3 5 3 8 0 .263 102 7.1 4.3 0.0 11.4 57% .357 .183 1.26 2.21 2.84
2007 SLC AAA 49 0 52.7 51 24 81 4 .262 120 8.7 4.1 0.7 13.8 51% .382 .231 1.42 2.87 3.76
2008 ANA MLB 14 0 16.0 15 9 20 3 .268 105 8.4 5.1 1.7 11.2 33% .308 .287 1.50 5.16 7.31
2008 SLC AAA 37 0 43.0 25 22 75 0 .264 113 5.2 4.6 0.0 15.7 58% .338 .189 1.09 1.61 0.63
2009 ANA MLB 64 0 65.7 46 30 68 7 .259 103 6.3 4.1 1.0 9.3 45% .250 .230 1.16 3.87 3.56
2010 ANA MLB 25 0 24.0 25 15 25 3 .260 100 9.4 5.6 1.1 9.4 38% .333 .296 1.67 4.71 4.88
2010 RCU A+ 1 0 0.7 2 0 1 0 .291 98 25.7 0.0 0.0 12.9 0% .667 .430 2.86 0.88 25.71
2010 SLC AAA 10 0 9.3 3 9 12 0 .275 103 2.9 8.7 0.0 11.6 56% .167 .198 1.29 4.55 0.97
2011 ANA MLB 5 0 9.3 6 10 7 2 .264 103 5.8 9.6 1.9 6.8 50% .167 .262 1.71 7.56 0.96
2011 SLC AAA 35 0 38.0 31 17 49 7 .268 110 7.3 4.0 1.7 11.6 41% .296 .236 1.26 5.02 4.03
2012 SWB AAA 24 1 34.3 25 21 28 3 .252 101 6.6 5.5 0.8 7.3 47% .239 .236 1.34 4.50 3.41

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 255 0.4745 0.3804 0.7526 0.5455 0.2313 0.9394 0.3548 0.2474
2009 949 0.4499 0.3941 0.7353 0.5176 0.2931 0.8824 0.5229 0.2647
2010 456 0.4452 0.3575 0.7485 0.4680 0.2688 0.8947 0.5441 0.2515
2011 167 0.4551 0.3892 0.7692 0.5395 0.2637 0.8780 0.5833 0.2308
Career18270.45260.38260.74410.51110.27570.8930.51030.2559

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
2011-07-03 2011-07-16 Minors 13 10 Right Shoulder Fatigue - -
2010-06-11 2010-09-01 15-DL 82 70 Right Shoulder Fatigue -
2009-10-04 2009-10-11 DTD 7 1 Right Shoulder Inflammation Cortisone Injection Near Biceps -
2008-07-10 2008-07-21 Minors 11 0 Right Shoulder Inflammation Tendonitis - -
2006-08-22 2006-09-09 Minors 18 0 - Not Disclosed - -
2006-06-14 2006-08-07 Minors 54 0 - Not Disclosed - -
2004-04-06 - Minors - - Right Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2003-05-28 -
2003-05-28 2003-09-05 Minors 100 0 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2003-05-28 -
0000-00-00 - Minors - - - - - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2013 ANA $
2012 ANA $
2011 ANA $423,000
2010 ANA $418,000
2009 ANA $403,000
2008 ANA $392,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$1,636,000
4 yrTotal$1,636,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 159 d1 year (2012)

Details
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by Minnesota as a free agent 11/17/11 (minor-league contract). Released by Minnesota 3/27/12. Signed by NY Yankees 4/1/12 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.423M (2011). Re-signed by LA Angels 3/1/11.
  • 1 year/$0.418M (2010). Re-signed 3/4/10.
  • 1 year/$0.403M (2009). Re-signed 2/25/09.
  • 1 year/$0.392M (2008). Re-signed 2/7/08.
  • 1 year (2007). Contract purchased 9/1/07.
  • 1 year (2006). Re-signed 2/06. Acquired in trade from Arizona 2/06.
  • 1 year (2005). Contract purchased 11/04.
  • Drafted 2001. $0.95M signing bonus.

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This article requires BP Premium accessPebble Hunting: What It Means To Have The Best Farm System In Baseball, Part ThreeSam Miller2015-01-26
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Western Front: A Haphazard History of Halos at the Hot CornerGeoff Young2012-01-17
Transaction Analysis Blog: Angels Activate Downs and PineiroR.J. Anderson2011-04-28
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Team Injury Projection: Los Angeles AngelsCorey Dawkins2011-04-01
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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, Jason Bulger threw 2,174 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2011, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training. In 2011, he relied primarily on his Curve (79mph) and Fourseam Fastball (92mph), also mixing in a Change (86mph).