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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
10 82 104.7 3 4 0 4.21 1.2
Birth Date7-1-1984
Height6' 1"
Weight210 lbs
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
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 W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2007 ANA MLB 7 0 6.7 0 0 0 10 3 9 4 .266 102 13.5 4.0 5.4 12.2 30% .375 .403 1.95 9.76 10.80 100 5.98 -0.0
2008 ANA MLB 2 0 2.0 0 0 0 4 2 1 0 .266 104 18.0 9.0 0.0 4.5 67% .444 .360 3.00 5.16 22.50 105 5.13 0.0
2009 ANA MLB 13 0 19.3 0 0 0 27 7 21 6 .260 104 12.6 3.3 2.8 9.8 33% .368 .324 1.76 6.25 5.12 101 4.53 0.2
2010 ANA MLB 13 0 19.7 2 0 0 12 4 15 2 .257 104 5.5 1.8 0.9 6.9 39% .185 .191 0.81 3.45 1.37 99 4.19 0.2
2011 ANA MLB 44 0 54.0 1 3 0 46 20 56 5 .262 99 7.7 3.3 0.8 9.3 41% .279 .242 1.22 3.30 3.00 91 3.32 0.9
2012 ANA 0 2 0 2.3 0 1 0 5 1 3 1 .246 103 19.3 3.9 3.9 11.6 44% .500 .395 2.57 7.33 15.43 0 0.00 0.0
2012 OAK 0 1 0 0.7 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .288 89 13.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 33% .333 .240 1.50 3.05 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2012 TOT MLB 3 0 3.0 0 1 0 6 1 3 1 .254 100 18.0 3.0 3.0 9.0 42% .455 .366 2.33 6.38 12.00 99 4.48 0.0
CareerMLB820104.73401053710518.2611019.03.21.59.039%.296.2691.364.414.21963.941.2

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 W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2003 CDR A 31 0 37.7 1 2 9 18 13 54 1 .000 4.3 3.1 0.2 12.9 0% .221 .000 0.82 1.67 0.24
2003 RCU A+ 24 0 29.3 2 2 8 28 18 33 4 .000 8.6 5.5 1.2 10.1 0% .308 .000 1.57 5.29 4.91
2004 RCU A+ 41 5 77.7 3 2 4 76 33 71 9 .000 8.8 3.8 1.0 8.2 0% .307 .000 1.40 4.78 3.94
2005 RCU A+ 42 15 121.3 6 8 3 132 53 92 20 .000 9.8 3.9 1.5 6.8 0% -.671 .000 1.53 5.84 5.27
2006 ARK AA 42 0 66.0 3 4 10 52 27 60 13 .282 98 7.1 3.7 1.8 8.2 36% .230 .233 1.20 5.42 5.18
2006 SLC AAA 4 0 4.1 0 1 1 9 4 3 1 .269 118 19.8 8.8 2.2 6.6 23% .524 .455 3.17 7.98 13.17
2006 AUS wor 1 0 1.1 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 .000 16.4 16.4 8.2 0.0 0% .250 .000 3.64 20.70 16.36
2007 ANA MLB 7 0 6.7 0 0 0 10 3 9 4 .266 102 13.5 4.0 5.4 12.2 30% .375 .403 1.95 9.76 10.80
2007 RCU A+ 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 .248 70 4.5 0.0 0.0 13.5 67% .167 .090 0.50 0.79 0.00
2007 ARK AA 21 3 49.3 2 3 0 34 14 50 5 .263 96 6.2 2.6 0.9 9.1 43% .234 .214 0.97 3.51 2.01
2007 SLC AAA 16 0 24.7 3 0 1 17 6 32 2 .265 122 6.2 2.2 0.7 11.7 44% .263 .198 0.93 3.09 2.19
2008 ANA MLB 2 0 2.0 0 0 0 4 2 1 0 .266 104 18.0 9.0 0.0 4.5 67% .444 .360 3.00 5.16 22.50
2008 SLC AAA 10 0 13.3 1 0 0 12 9 11 1 .266 110 8.1 6.1 0.7 7.4 43% .302 .255 1.58 5.07 4.06
2008 ANG Rk 7 0 9.0 0 0 2 6 2 13 0 .249 104 6.0 2.0 0.0 13.0 61% .333 .183 0.89 1.86 3.00
2009 ANA MLB 13 0 19.3 0 0 0 27 7 21 6 .260 104 12.6 3.3 2.8 9.8 33% .368 .324 1.76 6.25 5.12
2009 SLC AAA 29 0 43.3 3 1 0 41 11 51 7 .277 105 8.5 2.3 1.5 10.6 36% .298 .259 1.20 4.10 3.12
2009 azu Wnt 13 0 12.7 1 1 0 11 5 12 0 .000 7.8 3.5 0.0 8.5 0% .297 .000 1.26 2.55 4.96
2010 ANA MLB 13 0 19.7 2 0 0 12 4 15 2 .257 104 5.5 1.8 0.9 6.9 39% .185 .191 0.81 3.45 1.37
2010 SLC AAA 19 0 29.7 1 1 2 17 10 30 0 .273 102 5.2 3.0 0.0 9.1 41% .246 .161 0.91 2.57 0.61
2011 ANA MLB 44 0 54.0 1 3 0 46 20 56 5 .262 99 7.7 3.3 0.8 9.3 41% .279 .242 1.22 3.30 3.00
2012 ANA MLB 2 0 2.3 0 1 0 5 1 3 1 .246 103 19.3 3.9 3.9 11.6 44% .500 .395 2.57 7.33 15.43
2012 OAK MLB 1 0 0.7 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .288 89 13.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 33% .333 .240 1.50 3.05 0.00
2012 SAC AAA 46 0 62.0 4 2 3 46 23 58 7 .270 95 6.7 3.3 1.0 8.4 41% .239 .244 1.11 4.38 3.34

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 52 0.5769 0.3654 0.9474 0.5333 0.1364 0.9375 1.0000 0.0526
2009 361 0.5319 0.4377 0.7405 0.6250 0.2249 0.8417 0.4211 0.2595
2010 288 0.5104 0.4306 0.8226 0.5714 0.2837 0.8810 0.7000 0.1774
2011 904 0.5254 0.4602 0.7813 0.6042 0.3007 0.8711 0.5814 0.2188
2012 56 0.5536 0.5000 0.7143 0.6452 0.3200 0.7500 0.6250 0.2857
Career16610.52680.44860.78250.60220.27680.86440.58170.2175

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
2010-08-05 2010-08-28 15-DL 23 20 Right Shoulder Inflammation -
2010-05-10 2010-06-02 Minors 23 0 Left Chest Strain Pectoral Muscle -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2012 ANA $495,000
2011 ANA $418,000
2008 ANA $391,000
2004 ANA $300,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$1,604,000
4 yrTotal$1,604,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 71 dRandy Rowley1 year (2013)

Details
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by Toronto as a free agent 12/11/12 (minor-league contract). Released by Toronto 3/26/13.
  • 1 year/$0.495M (2012). Re-signed by LA Angels 3/3/12. Claimed by Oakland off waivers 4/20/12 after being DFA by LA Angels 4/14/12. DFA by Oakland 4/25/12, sent outright to Triple-A 4/27/12.
  • 1 year/$0.418M (2011). Re-signed by LA Angels 3/1/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Renewed 3/4/10.
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009). Re-signed 2/25/09. Optioned to Triple-A 3/30/09. Recalled 4/18/09. Optioned 4/25/09. Recalled 5/27/09. Optioned 7/11/09. Recalled 9/1/09.
  • 1 year/$0.391M (2008). Optioned 4/5/08. Recalled 4/25/08. Optioned to Triple-A 4/28/08.
  • 1 year (2007). Contract purchased 9/1/07.
  • Signed 2002 as an amateur free agent from Australia.

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  Title Author Date
Fifth Column: When the Cotuit Kettleers Went to WarMichael Baumann2016-03-11
This article requires BP Premium accessPebble Hunting: The A's and Building a Bullpen By AttritionSam Miller2013-09-11
The Lineup Card: Making the Case for Harper, Machado, or TroutBaseball Prospectus2013-05-30
This article requires BP Premium accessSobsequy: International Feel, Vol. 2Adam Sobsey2013-05-01
This article requires BP Premium accessSobsequy: Notable NL Minor-League Free Agent SigneesAdam Sobsey2013-02-27


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, Rich Thompson threw 1,917 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2012, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2012, he relied primarily on his Cutter (87mph) and Fourseam Fastball (89mph), also mixing in a Curve (76mph). He also rarely threw a Change (85mph).