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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
9 574 33 32 5 397 4.67 3.9
Birth Date12-29-1972
Height6' 2"
Weight205 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsR
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
1999 CLE 26 9 2 25.7 9.3 16.3 3 1 0 0 0 0 113 27 13 13 8 56 10 9 1 18 4.56 7.14 6.62 0.7 0.1
2000 CLE 27 17 11 62.0 51.0 11.0 2 3 0 0 3 0 293 80 45 43 11 126 31 30 2 32 6.24 6.09 6.38 4.2 0.5
2001 CIN 28 46 10 129.3 49.3 80.0 7 10 1 1 2 0 559 119 65 57 17 201 60 55 5 94 3.97 4.77 5.10 12.2 1.6
2002 CIN 29 22 0 39.3 0.0 39.3 2 0 0 2 0 0 158 38 18 17 2 54 10 9 0 24 3.89 3.08 4.34 5.2 0.6
2002 MON 29 30 0 41.0 0.0 41.0 1 2 0 2 0 0 186 39 22 22 5 63 22 21 4 33 4.83 4.75 5.77 -2.8 -0.2
2003 SFN 30 51 5 100.0 24.3 75.7 8 5 2 3 3 0 411 90 48 44 8 139 39 37 1 65 3.96 3.91 4.79 8.0 0.7
2004 SFN 31 89 0 93.0 0.0 93.0 7 7 1 6 0 0 401 90 42 34 6 128 36 34 4 63 3.29 3.73 4.43 9.3 1.0
2005 ATL 32 37 0 30.0 0.0 30.0 1 2 0 0 0 0 138 33 14 14 6 56 17 14 3 28 4.20 5.73 5.45 0.6 0.1
2005 SFN 32 32 0 30.3 0.0 30.3 2 1 1 3 0 0 144 40 22 22 5 63 15 15 2 25 6.53 5.17 6.08 -1.9 -0.2
2006 BAL 33 12 0 12.3 0.0 12.3 0 1 0 1 0 0 71 21 19 19 1 30 13 12 3 9 13.86 6.68 7.73 -1.7 -0.2
2006 SDN 33 6 0 7.7 0.0 7.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 35 11 8 8 1 20 1 1 2 5 9.39 4.67 4.61 -0.1 -0.0
2007 NYA 34 3 0 3.3 0.0 3.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 21 8 7 5 0 11 2 2 1 1 13.50 5.41 7.26 -0.8 -0.1
Career35428574.0134.0440.0333251880253059632329870947256239283974.674.705.2932.93.9

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1994 CSC A 12 12 78.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 HUD A- 4 4 19.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 PCH A+ 27 27 173.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 PCH A+ 23 21 145.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 TUL AA 5 5 33.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 TUL AA 23 23 140.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .324 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 OKL AAA 4 3 18.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .370 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 AKR AA 23 23 155.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 CLE MLB 9 2 25.7 6.62 83 .274 .286 .349 .452 .265 .250 106 0.7 0.1 0.7 0.1
1999 BUF AAA 27 27 160.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 CLE MLB 17 11 62.0 6.38 83 .281 .281 .350 .453 .268 .318 102 2.7 0.3 4.2 0.5
2000 BUF AAA 16 15 101.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 CIN MLB 46 10 129.3 5.10 95 .256 .258 .324 .419 .256 .266 102 8.8 0.9 12.2 1.6
2001 LOU AAA 2 2 11.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 CIN MLB 22 0 39.3 4.34 106 .218 .261 .329 .413 .258 .295 102 4.1 0.4 5.2 0.6
2002 MON MLB 30 0 41.0 5.77 76 .267 .249 .317 .399 .252 .279 103 -2.0 -0.2 -2.8 -0.2
2003 SFN MLB 51 5 100.0 4.79 93 .240 .261 .327 .414 .257 .275 97 6.4 0.6 8.0 0.7
2004 SFN MLB 89 0 93.0 4.43 105 .244 .264 .327 .418 .257 .288 99 9.0 0.9 9.3 1.0
2005 ATL MLB 37 0 30.0 5.45 80 .289 .271 .335 .424 .265 .321 99 0.6 0.1 0.6 0.1
2005 SFN MLB 32 0 30.3 6.08 68 .311 .258 .323 .406 .256 .361 101 -1.5 -0.2 -1.9 -0.2
2005 GWN AAA 4 0 4.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 BAL MLB 12 0 12.3 7.73 59 .341 .275 .340 .450 .259 .444 111 -1.7 -0.2 -1.7 -0.2
2006 SDN MLB 6 0 7.7 4.61 82 .339 .279 .342 .454 .271 .385 80 -0.1 -0.0 -0.1 -0.0
2006 ABQ AAA 15 0 18.1 5.02 113 .230 .274 .343 .413 .267 .309 121 3.2 0.3 3.4 0.3
2006 POR AAA 24 0 34.0 6.34 71 .304 .278 .351 .426 .271 .329 103 -1.0 -0.1 -1.5 -0.2
2007 NYA MLB 3 0 3.3 7.26 48 .441 .276 .342 .435 .269 .471 98 -0.8 -0.1 -0.8 -0.1
2007 IND AAA 6 0 7.3 3.65 106 .263 .260 .320 .403 .257 .333 88 0.7 0.1 0.6 0.1
2007 SWB AAA 38 0 47.7 3.59 113 .218 .265 .338 .402 .264 .336 91 7.3 0.7 7.3 0.7
2008 IOW AAA 17 0 19.0 7.29 80 .285 .277 .347 .441 .255 .354 115 -0.3 -0.0 0.3 0.0
2008 LOU AAA 17 0 25.0 3.27 121 .260 .264 .337 .415 .269 .344 82 5.6 0.5 5.6 0.5
2008 ROU AAA 2 0 3.0 -0.40 207 .356 .263 .333 .438 .254 .444 101 2.9 0.3 2.9 0.3
2008 HRO npb 21 0 20.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .377 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2009 ORI Wnt 6 3 19.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .339 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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
1994 CSC A 7 3 0 12 12 78.7 52 26 84 2 0% .000 5.9 3.0 0.2 9.6 0.99 1.72 0.0 0.0
1994 HUD A- 2 1 0 4 4 19.7 14 6 15 0 0% .000 6.4 2.7 0.0 6.9 1.02 3.20 0.0 0.0
1995 PCH A+ 7 10 0 27 27 173.7 170 62 110 16 0% .000 8.8 3.2 0.8 5.7 1.34 3.89 0.0 0.0
1996 TUL AA 3 2 0 5 5 33.3 35 10 16 4 0% .000 9.5 2.7 1.1 4.3 1.35 3.78 0.0 0.0
1996 PCH A+ 9 8 0 23 21 145.0 148 40 86 11 0% .000 9.2 2.5 0.7 5.3 1.30 3.79 0.0 0.0
1997 OKL AAA 2 1 0 4 3 18.7 30 8 7 3 0% .370 14.4 3.9 1.4 3.4 2.03 7.22 0.0 0.0
1997 TUL AA 5 12 0 23 23 140.0 156 42 103 13 0% .324 10.0 2.7 0.8 6.6 1.41 5.21 0.0 0.0
1998 AKR AA 13 5 0 23 23 155.7 142 38 91 9 0% .000 8.2 2.2 0.5 5.3 1.16 3.01 0.0 0.0
1999 CLE MLB 3 1 0 9 2 25.7 27 10 18 8 38% .250 9.5 3.5 2.8 6.3 1.44 4.56 0.7 0.1
1999 BUF AAA 11 11 0 27 27 160.0 164 59 76 23 0% .000 9.2 3.3 1.3 4.3 1.39 4.72 0.0 0.0
2000 CLE MLB 2 3 0 17 11 62.0 80 31 32 11 51% .318 11.6 4.5 1.6 4.6 1.79 6.24 4.2 0.5
2000 BUF AAA 9 4 0 16 15 101.3 99 24 68 7 0% .000 8.8 2.1 0.6 6.0 1.21 3.11 0.0 0.0
2001 CIN MLB 7 10 1 46 10 129.3 119 60 94 17 58% .266 8.3 4.2 1.2 6.5 1.38 3.97 12.2 1.6
2001 LOU AAA 1 0 0 2 2 11.0 12 2 11 1 0% .000 9.8 1.6 0.8 9.0 1.27 4.09 0.0 0.0
2002 CIN MLB 2 0 0 22 0 39.3 38 10 24 2 59% .295 8.7 2.3 0.5 5.5 1.22 3.89 5.2 0.6
2002 MON MLB 1 2 0 30 0 41.0 39 22 33 5 64% .279 8.6 4.8 1.1 7.2 1.49 4.83 -2.8 -0.2
2003 SFN MLB 8 5 2 51 5 100.0 90 39 65 8 56% .275 8.1 3.5 0.7 5.8 1.29 3.96 8.0 0.7
2004 SFN MLB 7 7 1 89 0 93.0 90 36 63 6 56% .288 8.7 3.5 0.6 6.1 1.35 3.29 9.3 1.0
2005 GWN AAA 0 1 1 4 0 4.0 1 2 1 0 0% -.333 2.2 4.5 0.0 2.2 0.75 2.25 0.0 0.0
2005 SFN MLB 2 1 1 32 0 30.3 40 15 25 5 54% .361 11.9 4.5 1.5 7.4 1.81 6.53 -1.9 -0.2
2005 ATL MLB 1 2 0 37 0 30.0 33 17 28 6 39% .321 9.9 5.1 1.8 8.4 1.67 4.20 0.6 0.1
2006 SDN MLB 0 0 0 6 0 7.7 11 1 5 1 52% .385 12.9 1.2 1.2 5.9 1.57 9.39 -0.1 -0.0
2006 ABQ AAA 0 1 0 15 0 18.1 20 3 13 3 59% .309 9.9 1.5 1.5 6.5 1.27 3.98 3.4 0.3
2006 POR AAA 5 2 1 24 0 34.0 37 18 28 5 54% .329 9.8 4.8 1.3 7.4 1.62 5.03 -1.5 -0.2
2006 BAL MLB 0 1 0 12 0 12.3 21 13 9 1 46% .444 15.3 9.5 0.7 6.6 2.76 13.86 -1.7 -0.2
2007 NYA MLB 0 0 0 3 0 3.3 8 2 1 0 35% .471 21.6 5.4 0.0 2.7 3.00 13.50 -0.8 -0.1
2007 IND AAA 1 0 1 6 0 7.3 9 2 4 0 53% .333 11.1 2.5 0.0 4.9 1.51 3.70 0.6 0.1
2007 SWB AAA 4 2 21 38 0 47.7 44 13 45 2 61% .336 8.3 2.5 0.4 8.5 1.19 2.26 7.3 0.7
2008 HRO npb 0 2 0 21 0 20.3 26 8 13 0 0% .377 11.5 3.5 0.0 5.8 1.67 3.99 0.0 0.0
2008 IOW AAA 2 1 5 17 0 19.0 25 11 11 2 54% .354 11.8 5.2 0.9 5.2 1.89 4.26 0.3 0.0
2008 ROU AAA 0 0 1 2 0 3.0 4 0 5 0 56% .444 12.0 0.0 0.0 15.0 1.33 0.00 2.9 0.3
2008 LOU AAA 0 1 2 17 0 25.0 27 11 28 1 65% .344 9.7 4.0 0.4 10.1 1.52 2.88 5.6 0.5
2009 ORI Wnt 1 1 0 6 3 19.3 20 9 15 0 0% .339 9.3 4.2 0.0 7.0 1.50 3.26 0.0 0.0

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

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2006 BAL $700,000
2005 SFN, ATL $625,000
2004 SFN $662,500
2002 CIN, MON $250,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$2,237,500
4 yrTotal$2,237,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
6 y 23 dRex Gary

Details
  • acquired in trade from CIN (for cash) 5/30/08
  • signed as a free agent from NYY 12/07 (minor-league contract)
  • optioned to Triple-A 8/15/07
  • contract purchased 8/6/07
  • signed as a free agent from PIT 5/07
  • signed as a free agent from SD 12/06 (minor-league contract)
  • designated for assignment 5/06 contract purchased 5/06
  • signed as a free agent from BAL 5/06 (minor-league contract)
  • designated for assignment 5/06 contract purchased 3/06 signed as a free agent from ATL 1/06, 1 year/$0.7M (06) (minor-league contract)
  • non-tendered 12/05 contract purchased 9/05 assigned Triple-A, designated for assignment 8/05
  • signed as a free agent from SF 6/05 released 6/05 2 year/$1.825M (04-05) $75K signing bonus, 04:$0.625M, 05:$1.125M
  • recalled 3/03 optioned to Triple-A 3/03 acquired in trade from MON 3/03 re-signed 3/03 acquired in trade from CIN 7/02 1 year/$0.25M (02) 3/02 optioned 5/01

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