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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

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
1996 OAK 23 12 0 13.0 0.0 13.0 1 1 0 1 0 0 55 12 9 9 5 29 5 5 0 12 6.23 7.56 7.64 -2.0 -0.2
1997 OAK 24 8 0 11.0 0.0 11.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 53 14 7 7 2 22 6 6 0 8 5.73 5.69 6.69 -1.1 -0.1
1998 OAK 25 7 3 27.0 15.7 11.3 1 3 0 0 0 1 131 36 24 19 9 72 15 14 0 29 6.33 7.07 6.49 -1.0 -0.1
1999 KCA 26 32 28 158.3 151.0 7.3 9 12 0 0 12 2 732 191 108 98 23 289 83 82 8 102 5.57 5.53 6.05 9.2 0.6
2000 KCA 27 22 14 89.3 74.3 15.0 3 8 0 0 3 0 410 109 65 59 15 179 38 38 4 67 5.94 5.32 6.35 2.3 0.0
2000 SDN 27 11 11 60.7 60.7 0.0 3 2 0 0 3 1 287 69 42 38 9 111 35 30 3 54 5.64 5.08 6.03 -2.3 -0.2
2001 NYA 28 32 0 40.3 0.0 40.3 3 0 0 1 0 0 188 47 27 21 5 71 18 17 2 53 4.69 3.57 4.18 6.2 0.6
2001 SDN 28 31 0 38.7 0.0 38.7 5 2 1 3 0 0 164 31 14 8 3 43 15 12 4 53 1.86 2.75 3.36 8.1 0.8
2002 SFN 29 44 0 68.3 0.0 68.3 1 0 0 0 0 0 276 58 19 18 3 81 21 18 4 54 2.37 2.96 3.98 6.9 0.5
2003 SDN 30 46 0 45.7 0.0 45.7 3 7 2 6 0 0 202 42 24 23 6 71 25 21 1 42 4.53 4.55 5.05 0.3 0.0
2004 SDN 31 44 0 61.7 0.0 61.7 0 1 1 2 0 0 266 57 28 22 8 96 26 24 1 57 3.21 4.11 4.46 2.7 0.3
2005 COL 32 32 0 35.7 0.0 35.7 0 4 0 1 0 0 148 27 11 10 2 41 12 9 3 40 2.52 2.74 3.30 10.9 1.1
2005 OAK 32 28 0 27.7 0.0 27.7 1 1 1 3 0 0 129 26 15 10 2 43 17 15 3 33 3.25 3.77 4.60 2.8 0.3
2006 OAK 33 20 0 22.7 0.0 22.7 1 0 0 0 0 0 111 25 17 17 3 39 21 19 1 23 6.75 5.79 5.81 0.4 0.0
2007 OAK 34 16 0 15.0 0.0 15.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 65 14 6 6 1 22 9 8 1 10 3.60 4.84 5.15 0.6 0.1
2007 TBA 34 20 0 16.3 0.0 16.3 0 0 0 1 0 0 81 17 13 12 1 25 18 17 0 8 6.61 6.43 8.39 -3.8 -0.4
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Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1993 SAV A 1 1 6.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 JCY Rk 12 12 67.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 MAD A 18 18 112.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 STP A+ 18 18 105.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 ARK AA 7 7 34.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 OAK MLB 12 0 13.0 7.64 58 .289 .276 .343 .438 .266 .212 99 -2.0 -0.2 -2.0 -0.2
1996 HUN AA 25 6 66.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 EDM AAA 6 0 8.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 OAK MLB 8 0 11.0 6.69 68 .297 .271 .334 .430 .260 .324 102 -1.1 -0.1 -1.1 -0.1
1997 MOD A+ 9 2 17.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .385 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 EDM AAA 13 1 27.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .256 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 OAK MLB 7 3 27.0 6.49 64 .349 .264 .330 .418 .258 .346 94 -1.0 -0.1 -1.0 -0.1
1998 EDM AAA 27 26 149.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 KCA MLB 32 28 158.3 6.05 87 .286 .277 .352 .449 .269 .326 101 10.2 1.0 9.2 0.6
2000 KCA MLB 22 14 89.3 6.35 82 .278 .274 .346 .450 .266 .329 101 2.8 0.3 2.3 0.0
2000 SDN MLB 11 11 60.7 6.03 70 .295 .265 .335 .433 .261 .323 91 -2.2 -0.2 -2.3 -0.2
2001 NYA MLB 32 0 40.3 4.18 110 .286 .264 .330 .427 .262 .382 95 6.2 0.6 6.2 0.6
2001 SDN MLB 31 0 38.7 3.36 126 .230 .264 .332 .440 .265 .315 95 7.7 0.8 8.1 0.8
2002 SFN MLB 44 0 68.3 3.98 110 .221 .259 .325 .406 .253 .284 99 7.8 0.8 6.9 0.5
2002 FRE AAA 2 2 2.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .200 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 SDN MLB 46 0 45.7 5.05 83 .274 .263 .333 .422 .263 .281 93 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0
2003 LEL A+ 4 0 4.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .462 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 POR AAA 5 0 6.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .267 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 SDN MLB 44 0 61.7 4.46 97 .266 .254 .317 .406 .248 .282 92 4.0 0.4 2.7 0.3
2005 COL MLB 32 0 35.7 3.30 137 .219 .270 .336 .439 .267 .275 115 10.9 1.1 10.9 1.1
2005 OAK MLB 28 0 27.7 4.60 101 .275 .271 .331 .435 .266 .324 98 2.8 0.3 2.8 0.3
2005 CSP AAA 8 0 10.0 1.61 174 .245 .277 .355 .434 .272 .417 116 6.3 0.6 6.3 0.6
2006 OAK MLB 20 0 22.7 5.81 81 .294 .281 .342 .444 .263 .349 99 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0
2006 STO A+ 3 3 5.2 3.53 127 .183 .278 .357 .443 .299 .500 97 2.1 0.2 2.1 0.2
2006 SAC AAA 12 0 14.0 6.73 55 .231 .284 .350 .446 .271 .182 97 -1.5 -0.2 -1.5 -0.2
2007 OAK MLB 16 0 15.0 5.15 88 .269 .275 .330 .424 .261 .295 94 0.6 0.1 0.6 0.1
2007 TBA MLB 20 0 16.3 8.39 37 .297 .272 .340 .421 .265 .296 105 -3.8 -0.4 -3.8 -0.4
2007 VRO A+ 2 2 2.0 4.87 105 .137 .275 .353 .413 .284 .200 107 0.6 0.1 0.6 0.1
2007 DUR AAA 6 0 7.3 2.48 140 .073 .272 .337 .413 .268 .111 69 2.0 0.2 2.0 0.2

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
1993 JCY Rk 4 3 0 12 12 67.7 65 19 74 8 0% .000 8.6 2.5 1.1 9.8 1.24 4.12 0.0 0.0
1993 SAV A 1 0 0 1 1 6.0 7 2 8 0 0% .000 10.5 3.0 0.0 12.0 1.50 4.50 0.0 0.0
1994 MAD A 10 4 0 18 18 112.3 74 42 141 5 0% .000 5.9 3.4 0.4 11.3 1.03 2.32 0.0 0.0
1995 ARK AA 2 4 0 7 7 34.0 46 16 26 4 0% .000 12.2 4.2 1.1 6.9 1.82 6.88 0.0 0.0
1995 STP A+ 7 7 0 18 18 105.0 80 36 109 4 0% .000 6.9 3.1 0.3 9.3 1.10 2.74 0.0 0.0
1996 OAK MLB 1 1 0 12 0 13.0 12 5 12 5 49% .212 8.3 3.5 3.5 8.3 1.31 6.23 -2.0 -0.2
1996 EDM AAA 0 0 2 6 0 8.7 9 6 9 1 0% .000 9.3 6.2 1.0 9.3 1.72 4.14 0.0 0.0
1996 HUN AA 0 3 4 25 6 66.7 47 26 63 3 0% .000 6.3 3.5 0.4 8.5 1.09 2.29 0.0 0.0
1997 OAK MLB 0 0 0 8 0 11.0 14 6 8 2 44% .324 11.5 4.9 1.6 6.5 1.82 5.73 -1.1 -0.1
1997 EDM AAA 3 2 0 13 1 27.3 25 15 17 3 0% .256 8.2 4.9 1.0 5.6 1.47 4.29 0.0 0.0
1997 MOD A+ 0 1 1 9 2 17.3 16 5 29 1 0% .385 8.3 2.6 0.5 15.1 1.21 4.16 0.0 0.0
1998 OAK MLB 1 3 0 7 3 27.0 36 15 29 9 44% .346 12.0 5.0 3.0 9.7 1.89 6.33 -1.0 -0.1
1998 EDM AAA 11 7 0 27 26 149.0 126 49 155 19 0% .000 7.6 3.0 1.1 9.4 1.17 3.87 0.0 0.0
1999 KCA MLB 9 12 0 32 28 158.3 191 83 102 23 42% .326 10.9 4.7 1.3 5.8 1.73 5.57 9.2 0.6
2000 KCA MLB 3 8 0 22 14 89.3 109 38 67 15 51% .329 11.0 3.8 1.5 6.8 1.65 5.94 2.3 0.0
2000 SDN MLB 3 2 0 11 11 60.7 69 35 54 9 59% .323 10.2 5.2 1.3 8.0 1.71 5.64 -2.3 -0.2
2001 NYA MLB 3 0 0 32 0 40.3 47 18 53 5 47% .382 10.5 4.0 1.1 11.8 1.61 4.69 6.2 0.6
2001 SDN MLB 5 2 1 31 0 38.7 31 15 53 3 57% .315 7.2 3.5 0.7 12.3 1.19 1.86 8.1 0.8
2002 SFN MLB 1 0 0 44 0 68.3 58 21 54 3 55% .284 7.6 2.8 0.4 7.1 1.16 2.37 6.9 0.5
2002 FRE AAA 0 0 0 2 2 2.0 1 1 2 0 0% .200 4.5 4.5 0.0 9.0 1.00 4.50 0.0 0.0
2003 SDN MLB 3 7 2 46 0 45.7 42 25 42 6 54% .281 8.3 4.9 1.2 8.3 1.47 4.53 0.3 0.0
2003 POR AAA 0 0 1 5 0 6.0 4 1 8 0 0% .267 6.0 1.5 0.0 12.0 0.83 3.00 0.0 0.0
2003 LEL A+ 0 0 0 4 0 4.7 6 0 7 0 0% .462 11.5 0.0 0.0 13.4 1.28 5.74 0.0 0.0
2004 SDN MLB 0 1 1 44 0 61.7 57 26 57 8 47% .282 8.3 3.8 1.2 8.3 1.35 3.21 2.7 0.3
2005 CSP AAA 0 0 0 8 0 10.0 10 5 14 0 38% .417 9.0 4.5 0.0 12.6 1.50 3.60 6.3 0.6
2005 COL MLB 0 4 0 32 0 35.7 27 12 40 2 56% .275 6.8 3.0 0.5 10.1 1.09 2.52 10.9 1.1
2005 OAK MLB 1 1 1 28 0 27.7 26 17 33 2 47% .324 8.5 5.5 0.7 10.7 1.55 3.25 2.8 0.3
2006 SAC AAA 1 0 0 12 0 14.0 10 4 6 2 52% .182 6.4 2.6 1.3 3.9 1.00 3.86 -1.5 -0.2
2006 STO A+ 0 0 0 3 3 5.2 4 1 6 0 100% .500 6.9 1.7 0.0 10.4 0.96 3.46 2.1 0.2
2006 OAK MLB 1 0 0 20 0 22.7 25 21 23 3 45% .349 9.9 8.3 1.2 9.1 2.03 6.75 0.4 0.0
2007 VRO A+ 0 0 0 2 2 2.0 1 1 1 0 40% .200 4.5 4.5 0.0 4.5 1.00 0.00 0.6 0.1
2007 OAK MLB 1 0 0 16 0 15.0 14 9 10 1 31% .295 8.4 5.4 0.6 6.0 1.53 3.60 0.6 0.1
2007 TBA MLB 0 0 0 20 0 16.3 17 18 8 1 42% .296 9.4 9.9 0.6 4.4 2.14 6.61 -3.8 -0.4
2007 DUR AAA 1 0 1 6 0 7.3 2 2 8 0 67% .111 2.5 2.5 0.0 9.9 0.55 0.00 2.0 0.2

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
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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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, 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).