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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
11 691 43 35 34 473 3.91 6.2
Birth Date4-1-1970
Height6' 0"
Weight200 lbs
BatsL
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
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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
1999 LAN MLB 17 0 24.3 24 8 18 5 .260 93 8.9 3.0 1.8 6.7 36% .264 .286 1.32 5.38 4.07 98 6.52 -0.2
2000 LAN MLB 59 4 110.7 100 40 75 7 .257 96 8.1 3.3 0.6 6.1 62% .279 .236 1.27 3.77 3.17 97 4.16 2.0
2001 LAN MLB 75 0 99.3 97 46 76 8 .262 94 8.8 4.2 0.7 6.9 57% .300 .264 1.44 4.15 3.44 100 4.85 0.6
2002 MON MLB 62 0 64.7 80 26 50 10 .255 103 11.1 3.6 1.4 7.0 57% .333 .289 1.64 4.64 4.04 99 6.49 -0.9
2003 SDN 0 40 0 44.0 40 20 40 2 .259 97 8.2 4.1 0.4 8.2 47% .297 .241 1.36 3.25 2.86 0 0.00 0.0
2003 SFN 0 27 0 35.0 28 9 28 1 .252 96 7.2 2.3 0.3 7.2 50% .267 .200 1.06 2.60 2.31 0 0.00 0.0
2004 SFN MLB 70 0 65.3 90 21 39 8 .256 99 12.4 2.9 1.1 5.4 45% .357 .299 1.70 4.45 5.23 106 6.52 -0.7
2005 ARI 0 7 0 8.0 12 5 3 4 .258 107 13.5 5.6 4.5 3.4 24% .276 .410 2.12 10.99 13.50 0 0.00 0.0
2005 SFN 0 21 0 21.0 23 7 6 2 .250 102 9.9 3.0 0.9 2.6 47% .280 .273 1.43 4.66 4.71 0 0.00 0.0
2006 FLO MLB 66 0 71.0 94 28 36 5 .268 94 11.9 3.5 0.6 4.6 48% .348 .295 1.72 4.32 4.31 112 6.26 -0.4
2007 COL MLB 35 0 48.7 34 15 30 4 .258 111 6.3 2.8 0.7 5.5 49% .211 .192 1.01 3.94 2.96 101 2.38 1.6
2008 COL MLB 58 0 64.3 79 24 46 5 .260 106 11.1 3.4 0.7 6.4 42% .346 .279 1.60 4.04 5.04 102 5.36 -0.0
2009 CLE 0 21 0 25.3 24 6 18 3 .259 100 8.5 2.1 1.1 6.4 47% .263 .249 1.18 3.97 3.55 0 0.00 0.0
2009 COL 0 9 0 9.3 10 2 8 2 .266 103 9.6 1.9 1.9 7.7 50% .286 .235 1.29 4.77 2.89 0 0.00 0.0
2003 TOT MLB 67 0 79.0 68 29 68 3 .256 97 7.7 3.3 0.3 7.7 48% .284 .224 1.23 2.96 2.62 89 3.12 2.0
2005 TOT MLB 28 0 29.0 35 12 9 6 .253 103 10.9 3.7 1.9 2.8 40% .279 .317 1.62 6.41 7.14 126 7.04 -0.5
2009 TOT MLB 30 0 34.7 34 8 26 5 .261 101 8.8 2.1 1.3 6.8 48% .269 .245 1.21 4.19 3.38 97 4.27 0.4
CareerMLB5674691.073525747366.259999.63.30.96.249%.305.2641.444.163.911015.053.8

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
1992 YAK A- 27 0 44.7 33 24 57 2 .000 6.6 4.8 0.4 11.5 0% .000 .000 1.28 3.07 3.22
1993 BAK A+ 51 0 90.3 70 56 84 6 .000 7.0 5.6 0.6 8.4 0% .000 .000 1.40 4.22 3.69
1994 VRO A+ 48 3 111.0 115 33 61 8 .000 9.3 2.7 0.6 4.9 0% .000 .000 1.33 3.92 3.32
1995 SBR A+ 22 2 51.7 58 15 35 3 .000 10.1 2.6 0.5 6.1 0% .000 .000 1.41 3.80 3.66
1995 SAN AA 19 0 27.7 34 16 18 2 .000 11.0 5.2 0.6 5.8 0% .000 .000 1.81 4.58 4.87
1996 SAN AA 30 6 83.0 83 28 45 3 .000 9.0 3.0 0.3 4.9 0% .000 .000 1.34 3.65 2.71
1996 ABQ AAA 10 4 34.7 33 14 15 2 .000 8.6 3.6 0.5 3.9 0% .000 .000 1.35 4.75 2.59
1997 SAN AA 4 3 15.3 22 10 12 2 .000 12.9 5.9 1.2 7.1 0% .417 .000 2.09 6.09 8.82
1997 ABQ AAA 31 12 85.0 120 46 61 13 .000 12.7 4.9 1.4 6.5 0% .372 .000 1.95 6.36 8.89
1998 SAN AA 3 0 6.0 3 2 3 0 .000 4.5 3.0 0.0 4.5 0% .000 .000 0.83 3.53 0.00
1998 ABQ AAA 34 7 88.3 115 37 75 9 .000 11.7 3.8 0.9 7.6 0% .000 .000 1.72 4.47 5.71
1999 LAN MLB 17 0 24.3 24 8 18 5 .260 93 8.9 3.0 1.8 6.7 36% .264 .286 1.32 5.38 4.07
1999 ABQ AAA 21 21 131.3 135 47 88 17 .000 9.3 3.2 1.2 6.0 0% .000 .000 1.39 5.04 4.73
2000 LAN MLB 59 4 110.7 100 40 75 7 .257 96 8.1 3.3 0.6 6.1 62% .279 .236 1.27 3.77 3.17
2001 LAN MLB 75 0 99.3 97 46 76 8 .262 94 8.8 4.2 0.7 6.9 57% .300 .264 1.44 4.15 3.44
2002 MON MLB 62 0 64.7 80 26 50 10 .255 103 11.1 3.6 1.4 7.0 57% .333 .289 1.64 4.64 4.04
2003 SDN MLB 40 0 44.0 40 20 40 2 .259 97 8.2 4.1 0.4 8.2 47% .297 .241 1.36 3.25 2.86
2003 SFN MLB 27 0 35.0 28 9 28 1 .252 96 7.2 2.3 0.3 7.2 50% .267 .200 1.06 2.60 2.31
2003 POR AAA 4 0 5.0 1 2 5 0 .000 1.8 3.6 0.0 9.0 0% .091 .000 0.60 2.50 1.80
2004 SFN MLB 70 0 65.3 90 21 39 8 .256 99 12.4 2.9 1.1 5.4 45% .357 .299 1.70 4.45 5.23
2005 ARI MLB 7 0 8.0 12 5 3 4 .258 107 13.5 5.6 4.5 3.4 24% .276 .410 2.12 10.99 13.50
2005 SFN MLB 21 0 21.0 23 7 6 2 .250 102 9.9 3.0 0.9 2.6 47% .280 .273 1.43 4.66 4.71
2005 TUC AAA 26 0 28.7 39 8 29 3 .269 99 12.2 2.5 0.9 9.1 49% .429 .300 1.64 3.80 3.14
2006 FLO MLB 66 0 71.0 94 28 36 5 .268 94 11.9 3.5 0.6 4.6 48% .348 .295 1.72 4.32 4.31
2007 COL MLB 35 0 48.7 34 15 30 4 .258 111 6.3 2.8 0.7 5.5 49% .211 .192 1.01 3.94 2.96
2007 CSP AAA 32 0 35.3 24 10 33 2 .260 115 6.1 2.5 0.5 8.4 53% .247 .189 0.96 3.33 1.27
2008 COL MLB 58 0 64.3 79 24 46 5 .260 106 11.1 3.4 0.7 6.4 42% .346 .279 1.60 4.04 5.04
2008 CSP AAA 2 0 2.0 2 0 1 1 .282 133 9.0 0.0 4.5 4.5 43% .167 .270 1.00 8.99 4.50
2009 CLE MLB 21 0 25.3 24 6 18 3 .259 100 8.5 2.1 1.1 6.4 47% .263 .249 1.18 3.97 3.55
2009 COL MLB 9 0 9.3 10 2 8 2 .266 103 9.6 1.9 1.9 7.7 50% .286 .235 1.29 4.77 2.89
2009 COH AAA 11 0 10.0 12 5 7 0 .264 115 10.8 4.5 0.0 6.3 52% .364 .258 1.70 3.25 5.40
2009 CSP AAA 13 0 18.3 13 4 14 1 .279 109 6.4 2.0 0.5 6.9 48% .226 .169 0.93 3.45 1.97
2010 OMA AAA 43 5 89.3 102 36 49 10 .268 97 10.3 3.6 1.0 4.9 50% .311 .270 1.55 5.29 4.64

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 1014 0.4911 0.4529 0.7702 0.6084 0.2984 0.8548 0.6039 0.2276
2009 581 0.5009 0.4733 0.8073 0.6289 0.3172 0.8798 0.6630 0.1927
Career15950.49470.46030.78370.61590.30520.86390.62540.2149

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
2010-08-01 2010-08-08 Minors 7 0 Not Disclosed -
2008-08-18 2008-09-02 15-DL 15 13 Low Back Tightness -
2005-03-29 2005-03-30 Camp 1 0 General Medical Respiratory Flu -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2008 COL $2,500,000
2006 FLO $600,000
2005 SFN $1,500,000
2004 SFN $1,000,000
2002 MON $370,000
2001 LAN $250,000
2000 LAN $205,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
7 yrPrevious$6,425,000
7 yrTotal$6,425,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
9 y 7 dDanny Horwits

Details
  • signed as a free agent from COL 1/11/10 (minor-league contract)
  • contract purchased 8/22/09 signed as a free agent from CLE 7/17/09 (minor-league contract)
  • designated for assignment 7/2/09 contract purchased 5/6/09 signed as a free agent from COL 1/09 (minor-league contract)
  • re-signed as a free agent 11/30/07, 1 year/$2.5M (08)+09 club option
  • contract purchased 7/3/07
  • designated for assignment, sent outright to Triple-A 4/07 contract purchased 4/07 sent to minor-league camp 3/07 signed as a free agent from FL 2/07 (minor-league contract)
  • signed as a free agent from AZ 2/06 (minor-league contract), 1 year/$0.6M (06)
  • designated for assignment 6/05 acquired in trade from SF 6/05 designated for assignment 5/05 $1M (04), $1.5M (05)
  • re-signed 12/03, 2 year/$2.5M (04-05)
  • acquired in trade from SD 7/03 contract purchased 4/03
  • signed as a free agent from PIT 3/03 released 3/03 1 year/$0.825M (03) acquired in trade from MON 12/02 acquired in trade from LA 3/02
  • 1 year/$0.37M (02) 3/02
  • 1 year/$0.25M (01)

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, Matt Herges threw 2,215 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2010, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training. In 2010, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (86mph) and Change (77mph), also mixing in a Curve (70mph).