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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
24 1295.3 87 80 144 1179 3.16 14.9
Birth Date4-21-1957
Height6' 2"
Weight174 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsL
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
1979 NYN MLB 18 2 35.0 33 22 22 4 .256 100 8.5 5.7 1.0 5.7 37% .279 .279 1.57 4.98 4.89 116 5.26 -0.1
1981 NYN MLB 8 0 17.3 13 6 18 2 .256 101 6.8 3.1 1.0 9.3 36% .256 .221 1.10 3.13 1.56 79 2.62 0.4
1982 NYN MLB 54 2 109.3 92 40 89 7 .257 99 7.6 3.3 0.6 7.3 52% .272 .234 1.21 3.10 2.72 87 3.69 1.3
1983 NYN MLB 62 0 110.0 76 38 84 3 .259 97 6.2 3.1 0.2 6.9 50% .239 .201 1.04 2.56 1.47 79 2.50 2.9
1984 NYN MLB 60 0 87.0 58 34 85 7 .259 95 6.0 3.5 0.7 8.8 45% .225 .222 1.06 3.13 2.59 71 3.02 1.8
1985 NYN MLB 54 0 79.0 66 34 68 6 .257 92 7.5 3.9 0.7 7.7 39% .269 .236 1.27 3.18 2.73 84 3.68 1.1
1986 NYN MLB 58 0 81.0 64 35 62 6 .256 95 7.1 3.9 0.7 6.9 38% .250 .235 1.22 3.59 2.33 100 3.56 1.4
1987 NYN MLB 58 0 77.0 78 31 78 5 .259 96 9.1 3.6 0.6 9.1 40% .333 .247 1.42 2.97 4.44 72 4.23 0.9
1988 LAN MLB 55 0 53.0 41 30 43 4 .261 98 7.0 5.1 0.7 7.3 51% .247 .265 1.34 3.88 2.72 101 4.86 -0.1
1989 CLE MLB 69 0 78.0 54 26 79 7 .269 97 6.2 3.0 0.8 9.1 37% .237 .231 1.03 3.07 2.08 67 2.73 1.9
1990 CLE MLB 55 0 64.7 58 38 55 9 .255 100 8.1 5.3 1.3 7.7 41% .262 .276 1.48 4.68 3.90 96 4.50 0.3
1991 CLE MLB 47 0 45.7 52 15 36 4 .264 98 10.2 3.0 0.8 7.1 33% .329 .267 1.47 3.52 3.74 78 4.12 0.4
1992 MIL MLB 59 0 39.0 33 13 40 5 .264 95 7.6 3.0 1.2 9.2 41% .283 .250 1.18 3.48 3.23 72 4.18 0.3
1993 MIL MLB 57 0 56.7 47 17 67 2 .265 100 7.5 2.7 0.3 10.6 51% .312 .225 1.13 2.15 3.18 50 3.27 1.2
1994 MIL MLB 40 0 39.0 32 26 36 4 .266 101 7.4 6.0 0.9 8.3 39% .264 .252 1.49 4.84 5.08 97 4.22 0.6
1995 BAL MLB 65 0 49.7 28 27 58 4 .270 100 5.1 4.9 0.7 10.5 41% .218 .210 1.11 3.54 3.26 71 3.12 1.2
1996 BAL MLB 66 0 55.7 42 28 52 5 .268 98 6.8 4.5 0.8 8.4 34% .248 .218 1.26 4.17 3.40 89 3.36 1.3
1997 BAL MLB 71 0 50.3 29 30 46 6 .272 94 5.2 5.4 1.1 8.2 39% .187 .219 1.17 4.66 2.32 100 3.17 1.2
1998 BAL MLB 69 0 56.7 46 28 50 6 .264 94 7.3 4.4 1.0 7.9 45% .253 .235 1.31 4.37 3.18 97 3.91 0.9
1999 BAL MLB 65 0 32.0 28 20 35 5 .270 98 7.9 5.6 1.4 9.8 44% .280 .271 1.50 5.11 5.34 88 4.60 0.3
2000 SLN MLB 6 0 2.3 3 3 4 1 .276 104 11.6 11.6 3.9 15.4 50% .333 .370 2.57 11.63 3.86 99 15.87 -0.2
2001 LAN MLB 35 0 16.0 17 7 21 3 .300 96 9.6 3.9 1.7 11.8 50% .368 .274 1.50 4.13 3.94 83 4.28 0.2
2002 LAN MLB 56 0 27.0 24 12 22 4 .267 94 8.0 4.0 1.3 7.3 44% .247 .276 1.33 4.51 3.00 101 4.65 0.2
2003 MIN 0 8 0 4.7 4 5 3 0 .246 97 7.7 9.6 0.0 5.8 27% .267 .276 1.93 5.67 5.79 0 0.00 0.0
2003 NYA 0 15 0 4.3 4 6 4 0 .276 100 8.3 12.5 0.0 8.3 29% .286 .345 2.31 5.40 10.38 0 0.00 0.0
2003 SDN 0 42 0 25.0 33 10 22 4 .274 95 11.9 3.6 1.4 7.9 37% .362 .305 1.72 4.73 7.56 0 0.00 0.0
2003 TOT MLB 65 0 34.0 41 21 29 4 .270 96 10.9 5.6 1.1 7.7 35% .339 .307 1.82 4.95 7.68 104 6.74 -0.5
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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
1979 NYN MLB 18 2 35.0 33 22 22 4 .256 100 8.5 5.7 1.0 5.7 37% .279 .279 1.57 4.98 4.89
1979 NOR AAA 16 15 81.0 82 43 55 2 .000 9.1 4.8 0.2 6.1 0% .000 .000 1.54 3.31 3.89
1980 CCH AA 37 1 11.0 52 62 85 3 .000 42.5 50.7 2.5 69.5 0% .000 .000 10.36 8.12 23.73
1981 NYN MLB 8 0 17.3 13 6 18 2 .256 101 6.8 3.1 1.0 9.3 36% .256 .221 1.10 3.13 1.56
1981 NOR AAA 46 10 87.0 80 32 81 7 .000 8.3 3.3 0.7 8.4 0% .000 .000 1.29 2.92 3.31
1982 NYN MLB 54 2 109.3 92 40 89 7 .257 99 7.6 3.3 0.6 7.3 52% .272 .234 1.21 3.10 2.72
1983 NYN MLB 62 0 110.0 76 38 84 3 .259 97 6.2 3.1 0.2 6.9 50% .239 .201 1.04 2.56 1.47
1984 NYN MLB 60 0 87.0 58 34 85 7 .259 95 6.0 3.5 0.7 8.8 45% .225 .222 1.06 3.13 2.59
1985 NYN MLB 54 0 79.0 66 34 68 6 .257 92 7.5 3.9 0.7 7.7 39% .269 .236 1.27 3.18 2.73
1986 NYN MLB 58 0 81.0 64 35 62 6 .256 95 7.1 3.9 0.7 6.9 38% .250 .235 1.22 3.59 2.33
1987 NYN MLB 58 0 77.0 78 31 78 5 .259 96 9.1 3.6 0.6 9.1 40% .333 .247 1.42 2.97 4.44
1988 LAN MLB 55 0 53.0 41 30 43 4 .261 98 7.0 5.1 0.7 7.3 51% .247 .265 1.34 3.88 2.72
1989 CLE MLB 69 0 78.0 54 26 79 7 .269 97 6.2 3.0 0.8 9.1 37% .237 .231 1.03 3.07 2.08
1990 CLE MLB 55 0 64.7 58 38 55 9 .255 100 8.1 5.3 1.3 7.7 41% .262 .276 1.48 4.68 3.90
1991 CLE MLB 47 0 45.7 52 15 36 4 .264 98 10.2 3.0 0.8 7.1 33% .329 .267 1.47 3.52 3.74
1992 MIL MLB 59 0 39.0 33 13 40 5 .264 95 7.6 3.0 1.2 9.2 41% .283 .250 1.18 3.48 3.23
1993 MIL MLB 57 0 56.7 47 17 67 2 .265 100 7.5 2.7 0.3 10.6 51% .312 .225 1.13 2.15 3.18
1994 MIL MLB 40 0 39.0 32 26 36 4 .266 101 7.4 6.0 0.9 8.3 39% .264 .252 1.49 4.84 5.08
1995 BAL MLB 65 0 49.7 28 27 58 4 .270 100 5.1 4.9 0.7 10.5 41% .218 .210 1.11 3.54 3.26
1996 BAL MLB 66 0 55.7 42 28 52 5 .268 98 6.8 4.5 0.8 8.4 34% .248 .218 1.26 4.17 3.40
1997 BAL MLB 71 0 50.3 29 30 46 6 .272 94 5.2 5.4 1.1 8.2 39% .187 .219 1.17 4.66 2.32
1998 BAL MLB 69 0 56.7 46 28 50 6 .264 94 7.3 4.4 1.0 7.9 45% .253 .235 1.31 4.37 3.18
1999 BAL MLB 65 0 32.0 28 20 35 5 .270 98 7.9 5.6 1.4 9.8 44% .280 .271 1.50 5.11 5.34
2000 SLN MLB 6 0 2.3 3 3 4 1 .276 104 11.6 11.6 3.9 15.4 50% .333 .370 2.57 11.63 3.86
2000 PEO A 2 2 1.7 0 0 1 0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.3 0% .000 .000 0.00 2.10 0.00
2000 MEM AAA 2 1 1.0 1 0 0 0 .000 9.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0% .000 .000 1.00 3.58 9.00
2001 LAN MLB 35 0 16.0 17 7 21 3 .300 96 9.6 3.9 1.7 11.8 50% .368 .274 1.50 4.13 3.94
2001 LVG AAA 10 0 7.3 4 2 11 0 .000 4.9 2.5 0.0 13.6 0% .000 .000 0.82 1.35 0.00
2002 LAN MLB 56 0 27.0 24 12 22 4 .267 94 8.0 4.0 1.3 7.3 44% .247 .276 1.33 4.51 3.00
2003 MIN MLB 8 0 4.7 4 5 3 0 .246 97 7.7 9.6 0.0 5.8 27% .267 .276 1.93 5.67 5.79
2003 NYA MLB 15 0 4.3 4 6 4 0 .276 100 8.3 12.5 0.0 8.3 29% .286 .345 2.31 5.40 10.38
2003 SDN MLB 42 0 25.0 33 10 22 4 .274 95 11.9 3.6 1.4 7.9 37% .362 .305 1.72 4.73 7.56

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

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
2002-04-14 2002-05-29 15-DL 45 41 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique -
2001-08-13 2001-09-04 15-DL 22 19 - Low Back Strain - -
2000-06-22 2000-10-17 60-DL 117 92 Left Elbow Surgery - -
2000-04-09 2000-06-13 15-DL 65 58 Left Elbow Inflammation - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2004 ARI $800,000
2003 SDN, MIN, NYA $800,000
2002 LAN $800,000
2000 SLN $1,100,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$3,500,000
4 yrTotal$3,500,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
21 y 56 dAlan Meersand1 yr/$0.8M (04)+$0.2M incts

Details
  • retired 1/04
  • signed as a free agent from MIN 11/03 (minor-league contract) designated for assignment 8/03 acquired in trade from SD 7/03
  • signed as a free agent from LA 11/02 1 year/$0.8M (03)
  • 1 year/$0.8M (02)+$0.6M bonuses
  • 1 year/$0.7M (01)+$0.6M bonuses
  • recalled 5/01

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The Lineup Card: Eight Memorable Final-Week StorylinesBaseball Prospectus2014-09-17
The Lineup Card: Nine Memorable Extra-Inning GamesBaseball Prospectus2014-08-13
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This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Preview: Wednesday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-07-02
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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Scanning Shields, and Nailing Down RocksChristina Kahrl2008-01-25
The Class of 2008: The Hitters, Part TwoJay Jaffe2007-12-20
This article requires BP Premium accessSchrodinger's Bat: Age Before BeautyDan Fox2007-02-15
This article requires BP Premium accessSchrodinger's Bat: A Plethora of BlundersDan Fox2006-07-20
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: ExceptionsJim Baker2004-12-14
Thanks for the Memories: Expos Fans Share Their FondestJonah Keri2004-09-30
Prospectus Triple Play: Houston Astros, St. Louis Cardinals, Texas RangersBaseball Prospectus2004-07-15
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Evaluating EvansJoe Sheehan2004-02-04
Prospectus Today: FoulkeloreJoe Sheehan2004-01-28
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The WestsBaseball Prospectus2004-01-16
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Winter Meetings Report, Day OneJoe Sheehan2003-12-12
This article requires BP Premium accessFree Agent Health Report: National LeagueWill Carroll2003-11-04
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 25-September 21Christina Kahrl2003-09-25
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Win-Win TradeJoe Sheehan2003-08-08
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: July 25-28Christina Kahrl2003-07-29
Prospectus Triple Play: Florida Marlins, New York Yankees, Pittsburgh PiratesBaseball Prospectus2003-07-28
Prospectus Today: All-Star DiaryJoe Sheehan2003-07-16


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