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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
12 731.3 32 41 5 645 4.64 3.4
Birth Date8-28-1972
Height6' 4"
Weight205 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsR
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
1996 OAK MLB 12 0 13.0 12 5 12 5 .266 99 8.3 3.5 3.5 8.3 49% .212 .289 1.31 7.56 6.23 101 6.76 -0.2
1997 OAK MLB 8 0 11.0 14 6 8 2 .260 102 11.5 4.9 1.6 6.5 44% .324 .297 1.82 5.69 5.73 107 6.40 -0.1
1998 OAK MLB 7 3 27.0 36 15 29 9 .258 94 12.0 5.0 3.0 9.7 44% .346 .349 1.89 7.07 6.33 100 8.74 -0.9
1999 KCA MLB 32 28 158.3 191 83 102 23 .269 101 10.9 4.7 1.3 5.8 42% .326 .286 1.73 5.53 5.57 108 5.87 0.7
2000 KCA 0 22 14 89.3 109 38 67 15 .266 101 11.0 3.8 1.5 6.8 51% .329 .278 1.65 5.32 5.94 0 0.00 0.0
2000 SDN 0 11 11 60.7 69 35 54 9 .261 91 10.2 5.2 1.3 8.0 59% .323 .295 1.71 5.08 5.64 0 0.00 0.0
2001 NYA 0 32 0 40.3 47 18 53 5 .262 95 10.5 4.0 1.1 11.8 47% .382 .286 1.61 3.57 4.69 0 0.00 0.0
2001 SDN 0 31 0 38.7 31 15 53 3 .265 95 7.2 3.5 0.7 12.3 57% .315 .230 1.19 2.75 1.86 0 0.00 0.0
2002 SFN MLB 44 0 68.3 58 21 54 3 .253 99 7.6 2.8 0.4 7.1 55% .284 .221 1.16 2.96 2.37 87 3.50 1.4
2003 SDN MLB 46 0 45.7 42 25 42 6 .263 93 8.3 4.9 1.2 8.3 54% .281 .274 1.47 4.55 4.53 96 5.26 0.1
2004 SDN MLB 44 0 61.7 57 26 57 8 .248 92 8.3 3.8 1.2 8.3 47% .282 .266 1.35 4.11 3.21 100 5.69 -0.1
2005 COL 0 32 0 35.7 27 12 40 2 .267 115 6.8 3.0 0.5 10.1 56% .275 .219 1.09 2.74 2.52 0 0.00 0.0
2005 OAK 0 28 0 27.7 26 17 33 2 .266 98 8.5 5.5 0.7 10.7 47% .324 .275 1.55 3.77 3.25 0 0.00 0.0
2006 OAK MLB 20 0 22.7 25 21 23 3 .263 99 9.9 8.3 1.2 9.1 45% .349 .294 2.03 5.79 6.75 105 6.37 -0.2
2007 OAK 0 16 0 15.0 14 9 10 1 .261 94 8.4 5.4 0.6 6.0 31% .295 .269 1.53 4.84 3.60 0 0.00 0.0
2007 TBA 0 20 0 16.3 17 18 8 1 .265 105 9.4 9.9 0.6 4.4 42% .296 .297 2.14 6.43 6.61 0 0.00 0.0
2000 TOT MLB 33 25 150.0 178 73 121 24 .264 97 10.7 4.4 1.4 7.3 54% .326 .285 1.67 5.22 5.82 103 6.31 -0.1
2001 TOT MLB 63 0 79.0 78 33 106 8 .263 95 8.9 3.8 0.9 12.1 52% .352 .260 1.41 3.17 3.30 70 4.57 0.7
2005 TOT MLB 60 0 63.3 53 29 73 4 .267 108 7.5 4.1 0.6 10.4 52% .297 .245 1.29 3.19 2.84 71 3.27 1.6
2007 TOT MLB 36 0 31.3 31 27 18 2 .263 100 8.9 7.8 0.6 5.2 37% .296 .285 1.85 5.67 5.17 126 6.33 -0.3
CareerMLB40556731.377536464597.263989.54.51.27.948%.314.2751.564.704.64975.532.6

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
1993 SAV A 1 1 6.0 7 2 8 0 .000 10.5 3.0 0.0 12.0 0% .000 .000 1.50 1.63 4.50
1993 JCY Rk 12 12 67.7 65 19 74 8 .000 8.6 2.5 1.1 9.8 0% .000 .000 1.24 3.59 4.12
1994 MAD A 18 18 112.3 74 42 141 5 .000 5.9 3.4 0.4 11.3 0% .000 .000 1.03 2.67 2.32
1995 STP A+ 18 18 105.0 80 36 109 4 .000 6.9 3.1 0.3 9.3 0% .000 .000 1.10 2.55 2.74
1995 ARK AA 7 7 34.0 46 16 26 4 .000 12.2 4.2 1.1 6.9 0% .000 .000 1.82 4.62 6.88
1996 OAK MLB 12 0 13.0 12 5 12 5 .266 99 8.3 3.5 3.5 8.3 49% .212 .289 1.31 7.56 6.23
1996 HUN AA 25 6 66.7 47 26 63 3 .000 6.3 3.5 0.4 8.5 0% .000 .000 1.09 3.18 2.29
1996 EDM AAA 6 0 8.7 9 6 9 1 .000 9.3 6.2 1.0 9.3 0% .000 .000 1.72 5.15 4.14
1997 OAK MLB 8 0 11.0 14 6 8 2 .260 102 11.5 4.9 1.6 6.5 44% .324 .297 1.82 5.69 5.73
1997 MOD A+ 9 2 17.3 16 5 29 1 .000 8.3 2.6 0.5 15.1 0% .385 .000 1.21 1.94 4.16
1997 EDM AAA 13 1 27.3 25 15 17 3 .000 8.2 4.9 1.0 5.6 0% .256 .000 1.47 5.70 4.29
1998 OAK MLB 7 3 27.0 36 15 29 9 .258 94 12.0 5.0 3.0 9.7 44% .346 .349 1.89 7.07 6.33
1998 EDM AAA 27 26 149.0 126 49 155 19 .000 7.6 3.0 1.1 9.4 0% .000 .000 1.17 4.12 3.87
1999 KCA MLB 32 28 158.3 191 83 102 23 .269 101 10.9 4.7 1.3 5.8 42% .326 .286 1.73 5.53 5.57
2000 KCA MLB 22 14 89.3 109 38 67 15 .266 101 11.0 3.8 1.5 6.8 51% .329 .278 1.65 5.32 5.94
2000 SDN MLB 11 11 60.7 69 35 54 9 .261 91 10.2 5.2 1.3 8.0 59% .323 .295 1.71 5.08 5.64
2001 NYA MLB 32 0 40.3 47 18 53 5 .262 95 10.5 4.0 1.1 11.8 47% .382 .286 1.61 3.57 4.69
2001 SDN MLB 31 0 38.7 31 15 53 3 .265 95 7.2 3.5 0.7 12.3 57% .315 .230 1.19 2.75 1.86
2002 SFN MLB 44 0 68.3 58 21 54 3 .253 99 7.6 2.8 0.4 7.1 55% .284 .221 1.16 2.96 2.37
2002 FRE AAA 2 2 2.0 1 1 2 0 .000 4.5 4.5 0.0 9.0 0% .200 .000 1.00 2.95 4.50
2003 SDN MLB 46 0 45.7 42 25 42 6 .263 93 8.3 4.9 1.2 8.3 54% .281 .274 1.47 4.55 4.53
2003 LEL A+ 4 0 4.7 6 0 7 0 .000 11.5 0.0 0.0 13.4 0% .462 .000 1.28 0.74 5.74
2003 POR AAA 5 0 6.0 4 1 8 0 .000 6.0 1.5 0.0 12.0 0% .267 .000 0.83 1.13 3.00
2004 SDN MLB 44 0 61.7 57 26 57 8 .248 92 8.3 3.8 1.2 8.3 47% .282 .266 1.35 4.11 3.21
2005 COL MLB 32 0 35.7 27 12 40 2 .267 115 6.8 3.0 0.5 10.1 56% .275 .219 1.09 2.74 2.52
2005 OAK MLB 28 0 27.7 26 17 33 2 .266 98 8.5 5.5 0.7 10.7 47% .324 .275 1.55 3.77 3.25
2005 CSP AAA 8 0 10.0 10 5 14 0 .275 111 9.0 4.5 0.0 12.6 38% .417 .247 1.50 2.22 3.60
2006 OAK MLB 20 0 22.7 25 21 23 3 .263 99 9.9 8.3 1.2 9.1 45% .349 .294 2.03 5.79 6.75
2006 STO A+ 3 3 5.2 4 1 6 0 .299 97 6.9 1.7 0.0 10.4 100% .500 .183 0.96 2.61 3.46
2006 SAC AAA 12 0 14.0 10 4 6 2 .271 97 6.4 2.6 1.3 3.9 52% .182 .231 1.00 5.42 3.86
2007 OAK MLB 16 0 15.0 14 9 10 1 .261 94 8.4 5.4 0.6 6.0 31% .295 .269 1.53 4.84 3.60
2007 TBA MLB 20 0 16.3 17 18 8 1 .265 105 9.4 9.9 0.6 4.4 42% .296 .297 2.14 6.43 6.61
2007 VRO A+ 2 2 2.0 1 1 1 0 .284 107 4.5 4.5 0.0 4.5 40% .200 .137 1.00 3.82 0.00
2007 DUR AAA 6 0 7.3 2 2 8 0 .268 69 2.5 2.5 0.0 9.9 67% .111 .073 0.55 1.81 0.00

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
2007-07-22 2007-09-01 15-DL 41 38 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique -
2006-06-20 2006-08-06 15-DL 47 40 Left Ankle Inflammation -
2006-04-14 2006-06-05 15-DL 52 47 Left Ankle Sprain -
2004-08-16 2004-09-18 15-DL 33 31 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique -
2003-03-30 2003-06-09 60-DL 71 64 Right Elbow Strain Flexor Tendon -
2002-07-27 2002-08-16 15-DL 20 17 Left Foot Contusion -
1997-03-31 1997-06-14 15-DL 75 67 Right Elbow Inflammation - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2007 OAK $1,500,000
2006 OAK $1,000,000
2004 SDN $1,750,000
2003 SDN $750,000
2002 SFN $1,250,000
2001 SDN $800,000
2000 KCA $250,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
7 yrPrevious$7,300,000
7 yrTotal$7,300,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
9 y 168 d2 yr/$2.75M (06-07)+$2M 08 cl opt

Details
  • released 10/25/07 recalled 9/1/07 signed as a free agent from OAK 6/12/07, 1 year (07) (pro-rated major league min)
  • released 6/7/07
  • designated for assignment 6/3/07
  • re-signed 11/05, 2 year/$2.75M (06-07)+$2M 08 club option $0.25M buyout
  • 06:$1M, 07:$1.5M, 08:$2M club option $0.25M buyout
  • acquired in trade from COL 7/05
  • contract purchased 4/05 signed as a free agent from BAL 4/05 (minor-league contract) sent to minor-league camp 4/05 signed as a free agent from SD 1/05 (minor-league contract) released 10/04
  • 03:$0.75M, 04:$1.75M, 05:$2M club option $0.25M buyout
  • signed as a free agent from SF 12/02
  • 2 year/$2.75M (03-04)+$2M club option $0.25M buyout
  • non-tendered 12/02
  • avoided arbitration 1/02 1 year/$1.25M (02) acquired in trade from NYY 12/01

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The Week in Quotes: April 16-23Alex Carnevale2007-04-23
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Prospectus Notebook: Athletics, MarinersBaseball Prospectus2006-05-25
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Under The Knife: MemesWill Carroll2006-04-14
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Prospectus Notebook: Friday EditionBaseball Prospectus2005-07-15
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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, Jay Witasick threw 225 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2007, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2007, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (93mph), Slider (81mph) and Sinker (92mph).