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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
5 184.7 4 12 2 120 4.87 0.2
Birth Date8-13-1981
Height6' 6"
Weight260 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
2005 FLO 23 29 0 37.0 0.0 37.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 178 39 22 22 5 65 30 23 0 29 5.35 5.61 5.95 -2.1 -0.2
2006 FLO 24 59 0 60.3 0.0 60.3 2 7 0 1 0 0 275 72 42 38 8 115 24 22 1 45 5.67 4.58 5.46 -0.8 -0.1
2007 FLO 25 23 0 23.7 0.0 23.7 1 1 0 0 0 0 103 27 7 7 0 29 9 7 0 12 2.66 3.30 3.45 5.8 0.5
2007 SFN 25 37 0 40.7 0.0 40.7 1 3 1 4 0 0 188 58 23 23 4 85 12 9 1 22 5.09 4.33 5.54 -1.3 -0.1
2008 SEA 26 13 0 12.7 0.0 12.7 0 0 1 1 0 0 57 16 5 5 1 21 5 4 1 7 3.55 4.50 4.65 0.9 0.1
2009 SEA 27 12 0 10.3 0.0 10.3 0 1 0 0 0 0 43 13 5 5 3 24 0 0 0 5 4.35 5.95 5.21 0.0 0.0
Career1730184.70.0184.7412270084422510410021339806531204.874.645.262.60.2

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2005 FLO MLB 29 0 37.0 5.95 63 .298 .262 .328 .415 .261 .298 95 -2.0 -0.2 -2.1 -0.2
2006 FLO MLB 59 0 60.3 5.46 80 .285 .269 .334 .438 .266 .325 93 0.4 0.0 -0.8 -0.1
2007 FLO MLB 23 0 23.7 3.45 130 .234 .260 .321 .402 .249 .329 103 5.8 0.6 5.8 0.5
2007 SFN MLB 37 0 40.7 5.54 80 .307 .265 .329 .425 .261 .362 96 -1.3 -0.1 -1.3 -0.1
2008 SEA MLB 13 0 12.7 4.65 97 .281 .273 .341 .428 .264 .349 96 0.9 0.1 0.9 0.1
2009 SEA MLB 12 0 10.3 5.21 86 .303 .268 .333 .420 .259 .286 95 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
2005 FLO MLB 0 0 0 29 0 37.0 39 30 29 5 49% .298 9.5 7.3 1.2 7.1 1.86 5.35 -2.1 -0.2
2006 FLO MLB 2 7 0 59 0 60.3 72 24 45 8 41% .325 10.7 3.6 1.2 6.7 1.59 5.67 -0.8 -0.1
2007 FLO MLB 1 1 0 23 0 23.7 27 9 12 0 45% .329 10.3 3.4 0.0 4.6 1.52 2.66 5.8 0.5
2007 SFN MLB 1 3 1 37 0 40.7 58 12 22 4 48% .362 12.8 2.7 0.9 4.9 1.72 5.09 -1.3 -0.1
2008 SEA MLB 0 0 1 13 0 12.7 16 5 7 1 27% .349 11.4 3.6 0.7 5.0 1.66 3.55 0.9 0.1
2009 SEA MLB 0 1 0 12 0 10.3 13 0 5 3 39% .286 11.3 0.0 2.6 4.4 1.26 4.35 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
2008 220 0.6000 0.4470 0.8763 0.5455 0.2841 0.8889 0.8400 0.1237
2009 154 0.5909 0.4740 0.8630 0.6044 0.2857 0.9091 0.7222 0.1370
Career3740.59630.45810.87080.56980.28480.89720.79150.1292

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2007-08-15 2007-09-15 15-DL 31 29 Left Hand Surgery 5th Metacarpal Fracture 2007-08-22

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2007 FLO $380,000
2006 FLO $327,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$707,000
2 yrTotal$707,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 163 dSosnick-Cobbe

Details
  • 3 years (2014-16). Re-signed with Hanshin Tigers 11/13.
  • 2011-13. Hanshin of Japan.
  • 2010. Signed with Hanshin of Japan 1/10/09.
  • 1 year (2009). Re-signed by Seattle 1/30/09 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Seattle 8/22/09. Sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 10/29/09.
  • 1 year (2008). Re-signed by San Francisco 2/08. Released by San Francisco 7/9/08. Signed by Seattle as a free agent 7/10/08 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Seattle 8/25/08.
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007). Re-signed by Florida 3/07. Acquired by San Francisco 5/31/07 in trade from Florida in exchange for Armando Benitez. (Giants to pay $4,733,333, Marlins $333,333 of Benitez' remaining 2007 salary.)
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006). Re-signed by Florida 3/06.
  • 1 year (2005). Contract purchased by Florida 11/04. Re-signed by Florida 2/05.
  • Drafted by Florida 1999 (11-326). Sparks HS, Nevada.

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BP Articles

Randy Messenger is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Minor Moves, ALChristina Kahrl2009-10-30
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Junior Circuit JumbleChristina Kahrl2009-08-27
This article requires BP Premium accessEvery Given Sunday: Moving Forward to RewindJohn Perrotto2008-08-31
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: It Doesn't CountJoe Sheehan2008-03-18
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Focus: LuckKenn Ruby2007-09-20
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Coffee Up!Will Carroll2007-08-17
Schrodinger's Bat: Putting the Pedal to the MetalDan Fox2007-08-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: National League MovesChristina Kahrl2007-06-12
The Week in Quotes: May 29-June 4Alex Carnevale2007-06-04
Transaction of the Day: Roster Reviews of the EastsChristina Kahrl2007-04-12
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 19-26, 2007Christina Kahrl2007-03-27
Hope and Faith: How the Florida Marlins Can Win the World SeriesChristina Kahrl2007-03-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Focus: Pick a Closer, Any CloserAlex Carnevale2007-02-23
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: September 1-4Christina Kahrl2006-09-06
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 28-31, 2006Christina Kahrl2006-09-01
Prospectus Hit List: Week of August 6thJay Jaffe2006-08-09
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 14-17Christina Kahrl2006-04-18
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: National League, March 30-April 4Christina Kahrl2006-04-07
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 29-30Christina Kahrl2006-03-31
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 27-28Christina Kahrl2006-03-29
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 5-9Christina Kahrl2005-08-10


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Randy Messenger threw 730 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2009, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2009, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (93mph) and Slider (87mph), also mixing in a Curve (78mph) and Change (86mph).