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Jason Bulger PAngels

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
7 133 7 2 1 138 4.33 0.6
Birth Date12-6-1978
Height6' 4"
Weight215 lbs
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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
2005 ARI 26 9 0 10.0 0.0 10.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 48 14 6 6 1 24 5 4 0 9 5.40 3.99 4.29 1.8 0.2
2006 ANA 27 2 0 1.7 0.0 1.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 1 3 3 0 1 3 3 0 1 16.20 7.39 8.54 -0.5 -0.1
2007 ANA 28 6 0 6.3 0.0 6.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 5 2 2 0 5 3 3 0 8 2.84 2.21 2.01 2.5 0.2
2008 ANA 29 14 0 16.0 0.0 16.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 73 15 13 13 3 31 9 9 2 20 7.31 5.16 7.27 -1.8 -0.2
2009 ANA 30 64 0 65.7 0.0 65.7 6 1 1 3 0 0 262 46 26 26 7 85 30 29 1 68 3.56 3.87 4.87 5.9 0.6
2010 ANA 31 25 0 24.0 0.0 24.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 111 25 14 13 3 41 15 15 2 25 4.88 4.71 4.80 0.3 0.0
2011 ANA 32 5 0 9.3 0.0 9.3 0 1 0 0 0 0 43 6 4 1 2 12 10 9 0 7 0.96 7.56 8.20 -2.3 -0.2
Career1250133.00.0133.0721300571112686416199757251384.334.415.225.80.6

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2001 SCO Wnt 4 3 12.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 SBN A 20 20 94.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .350 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 LNC A+ 2 2 10.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .407 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 LNC A+ 4 4 17.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .392 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 LNC A+ 21 0 23.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .275 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 ELP AA 24 0 25.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .338 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 SCO Wnt 12 0 12.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 ARI MLB 9 0 10.0 4.29 115 .306 .249 .316 .384 .245 .394 110 1.8 0.2 1.8 0.2
2005 TUC AAA 56 0 56.0 4.54 117 .246 .277 .354 .451 .277 .323 93 12.4 1.1 13.1 1.2
2006 ANA MLB 2 0 1.7 8.54 20 .274 .294 .365 .458 .284 .200 96 -0.5 -0.1 -0.5 -0.1
2006 SLC AAA 27 0 34.1 3.31 139 .224 .282 .354 .436 .275 .346 113 10.4 1.0 10.4 1.0
2007 ANA MLB 6 0 6.3 2.01 160 .183 .264 .326 .411 .263 .357 102 2.5 0.2 2.5 0.2
2007 SLC AAA 49 0 52.7 3.38 145 .231 .278 .347 .434 .262 .382 120 21.0 2.0 21.0 2.0
2008 ANA MLB 14 0 16.0 7.27 53 .287 .278 .342 .443 .268 .308 105 -1.8 -0.2 -1.8 -0.2
2008 SLC AAA 37 0 43.0 1.20 180 .189 .282 .358 .459 .264 .338 113 24.3 2.4 24.3 2.4
2009 ANA MLB 64 0 65.7 4.87 102 .230 .263 .330 .424 .259 .250 103 5.9 0.6 5.9 0.6
2010 ANA MLB 25 0 24.0 4.80 93 .296 .265 .328 .411 .260 .333 100 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0
2010 RCU A+ 1 0 0.7 3.43 132 .430 .278 .379 .434 .291 .667 98 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0
2010 SLC AAA 10 0 9.3 3.45 135 .198 .290 .359 .459 .275 .167 103 2.4 0.2 2.4 0.2
2011 ANA MLB 5 0 9.3 8.20 21 .262 .269 .327 .440 .264 .167 103 -2.3 -0.2 -2.3 -0.2
2011 SLC AAA 35 0 38.0 5.46 113 .236 .289 .354 .463 .268 .296 110 5.7 0.5 5.7 0.5
2012 SWB AAA 24 1 34.3 5.64 75 .236 .254 .325 .381 .252 .239 101 -1.1 -0.1 -1.1 -0.1

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
2001 SCO Wnt 0 1 0 4 3 12.0 14 4 7 0 0% .000 10.5 3.0 0.0 5.2 1.50 3.00 0.0 0.0
2002 LNC A+ 1 1 0 2 2 10.0 11 3 12 0 0% .407 9.9 2.7 0.0 10.8 1.40 5.40 0.0 0.0
2002 SBN A 4 9 0 20 20 94.7 111 39 84 5 0% .350 10.5 3.7 0.5 8.0 1.58 4.94 0.0 0.0
2003 LNC A+ 2 1 0 4 4 17.3 23 5 20 3 0% .392 12.0 2.6 1.6 10.4 1.62 6.76 0.0 0.0
2004 SCO Wnt 0 3 4 12 0 12.0 12 5 15 1 0% .000 9.0 3.8 0.8 11.2 1.42 3.75 0.0 0.0
2004 ELP AA 0 3 8 24 0 25.3 25 19 26 0 0% .338 8.9 6.8 0.0 9.2 1.74 3.91 0.0 0.0
2004 LNC A+ 0 1 11 21 0 23.7 14 10 31 0 0% .275 5.3 3.8 0.0 11.8 1.01 1.52 0.0 0.0
2005 ARI MLB 1 0 0 9 0 10.0 14 5 9 1 32% .394 12.6 4.5 0.9 8.1 1.90 5.40 1.8 0.2
2005 TUC AAA 3 6 4 56 0 56.0 50 27 55 3 46% .323 8.0 4.3 0.5 8.8 1.38 3.54 13.1 1.2
2006 SLC AAA 2 2 4 27 0 34.1 30 15 44 0 56% .346 7.9 4.0 0.0 11.6 1.32 4.75 10.4 1.0
2006 ANA MLB 0 0 0 2 0 1.7 1 3 1 0 60% .200 5.4 16.2 0.0 5.4 2.40 16.20 -0.5 -0.1
2007 SLC AAA 5 2 10 49 0 52.7 51 24 81 4 51% .382 8.7 4.1 0.7 13.8 1.42 3.76 21.0 2.0
2007 ANA MLB 0 0 0 6 0 6.3 5 3 8 0 57% .357 7.1 4.3 0.0 11.4 1.26 2.84 2.5 0.2
2008 SLC AAA 4 0 16 37 0 43.0 25 22 75 0 58% .338 5.2 4.6 0.0 15.7 1.09 0.63 24.3 2.4
2008 ANA MLB 0 0 0 14 0 16.0 15 9 20 3 33% .308 8.4 5.1 1.7 11.2 1.50 7.31 -1.8 -0.2
2009 ANA MLB 6 1 1 64 0 65.7 46 30 68 7 45% .250 6.3 4.1 1.0 9.3 1.16 3.56 5.9 0.6
2010 SLC AAA 0 0 0 10 0 9.3 3 9 12 0 56% .167 2.9 8.7 0.0 11.6 1.29 0.97 2.4 0.2
2010 ANA MLB 0 0 0 25 0 24.0 25 15 25 3 38% .333 9.4 5.6 1.1 9.4 1.67 4.88 0.3 0.0
2010 RCU A+ 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 2 0 1 0 0% .667 25.7 0.0 0.0 12.9 2.86 25.71 0.2 0.0
2011 SLC AAA 1 0 1 35 0 38.0 31 17 49 7 41% .296 7.3 4.0 1.7 11.6 1.26 4.03 5.7 0.5
2011 ANA MLB 0 1 0 5 0 9.3 6 10 7 2 50% .167 5.8 9.6 1.9 6.8 1.71 0.96 -2.3 -0.2
2012 SWB AAA 2 1 1 24 1 34.3 25 21 28 3 47% .239 6.6 5.5 0.8 7.3 1.34 3.41 -1.1 -0.1

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 0.4471 0.3804 0.7526 0.5526 0.2411 0.9365 0.4118 0.2474
2009 952 0.4643 0.4015 0.7454 0.5317 0.2863 0.8809 0.5274 0.2546
2010 438 0.4840 0.3593 0.7643 0.4670 0.2566 0.8788 0.5690 0.2357
2011 170 0.4765 0.4012 0.7761 0.5556 0.2472 0.8667 0.5909 0.2239
Career18150.46780.38830.75380.52130.26910.88690.52710.2462

Injury History

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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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Jason Bulger threw 2,121 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).