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Cal Eldred PBrewers

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
14 1368 86 74 9 939 4.42 10.1
Birth Date11-24-1967
Height6' 4"
Weight215 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
1991 MIL 23 3 3 16.0 16.0 0.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 73 20 9 8 2 27 6 6 0 10 4.50 4.41 3.75 3.5 0.4
1992 MIL 24 14 14 100.3 100.3 0.0 11 2 0 0 12 1 394 76 21 20 4 104 23 23 2 62 1.79 2.82 2.78 23.0 2.5
1993 MIL 25 36 36 258.0 258.0 0.0 16 16 0 0 21 4 1087 232 120 115 32 389 91 86 10 180 4.01 4.39 4.85 21.5 2.2
1994 MIL 26 25 25 179.0 179.0 0.0 11 11 0 0 13 3 769 158 96 93 23 267 84 84 4 98 4.68 5.25 6.28 2.3 0.2
1995 MIL 27 4 4 23.7 23.7 0.0 1 1 0 0 2 0 104 24 10 9 4 39 10 10 1 18 3.42 5.21 4.92 2.9 0.3
1996 MIL 28 15 15 84.7 84.7 0.0 4 4 0 0 6 0 363 82 43 42 8 127 38 38 4 50 4.46 4.78 5.68 8.0 0.8
1997 MIL 29 34 34 202.0 202.0 0.0 13 15 0 0 15 1 885 207 118 112 31 349 89 89 9 122 4.99 5.39 5.87 6.2 0.2
1998 MIL 30 23 23 133.0 133.0 0.0 4 8 0 0 9 0 602 157 82 71 14 241 61 58 4 86 4.80 4.61 4.97 9.9 0.8
1999 MIL 31 20 15 82.0 74.7 7.3 2 8 0 0 5 0 392 101 75 71 19 183 46 46 1 60 7.79 6.34 6.62 -4.5 -0.6
2000 CHA 32 20 20 112.0 112.0 0.0 10 2 0 0 8 1 492 103 61 57 12 168 59 59 5 97 4.58 4.60 4.83 19.0 1.8
2001 CHA 33 2 2 6.0 6.0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 34 12 9 9 1 17 3 2 3 6 13.50 6.26 5.71 0.7 0.1
2003 SLN 35 62 0 67.3 0.0 67.3 7 4 8 6 0 0 293 62 32 28 9 103 31 27 4 67 3.74 4.28 4.59 7.1 0.8
2004 SLN 36 52 0 67.0 0.0 67.0 4 2 1 4 0 0 282 71 31 28 11 119 17 16 1 54 3.76 4.28 5.03 2.4 0.3
2005 SLN 37 31 1 37.0 3.0 34.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 160 35 9 9 3 48 18 15 2 29 2.19 4.10 4.16 4.7 0.5
Career3411921368.01192.3175.786749119210593013407166721732181576559509394.424.725.17106.910.1

Advanced

'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 FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1989 BLT A 5 5 31.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 STO A+ 7 7 50.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 ELP AA 19 19 110.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 MIL MLB 3 3 16.0 3.75 121 .282 .266 .327 .407 .263 .327 106 3.5 0.4 3.5 0.4
1991 DEN AAA 29 29 185.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 MIL MLB 14 14 100.3 2.78 132 .204 .258 .328 .385 .265 .238 94 23.0 2.5 23.0 2.5
1992 DEN AAA 19 19 141.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 MIL MLB 36 36 258.0 4.85 97 .250 .268 .337 .410 .265 .258 99 21.5 2.2 21.5 2.2
1994 MIL MLB 25 25 179.0 6.28 81 .245 .274 .344 .436 .268 .241 100 2.3 0.2 2.3 0.2
1995 MIL MLB 4 4 23.7 4.92 104 .269 .262 .338 .422 .262 .282 101 2.9 0.3 2.9 0.3
1996 MIL MLB 15 15 84.7 5.68 94 .252 .280 .352 .458 .272 .281 99 8.0 0.8 8.0 0.8
1996 NWO AAA 6 6 32.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 MIL MLB 34 34 202.0 5.87 78 .272 .272 .340 .434 .266 .278 97 6.1 0.6 6.2 0.2
1998 MIL MLB 23 23 133.0 4.97 90 .285 .264 .326 .408 .256 .327 97 8.3 0.8 9.9 0.8
1999 MIL MLB 20 15 82.0 6.62 62 .309 .264 .336 .421 .259 .308 96 -4.1 -0.4 -4.5 -0.6
1999 HUN AA 2 2 12.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 LOU AAA 4 4 18.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 CHA MLB 20 20 112.0 4.83 105 .253 .276 .351 .450 .267 .285 96 17.0 1.6 19.0 1.8
2000 CHR AAA 2 2 5.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 CHA MLB 2 2 6.0 5.71 89 .366 .277 .350 .479 .274 .524 104 0.7 0.1 0.7 0.1
2003 SLN MLB 62 0 67.3 4.59 102 .261 .262 .329 .421 .258 .291 101 5.9 0.6 7.1 0.8
2004 SLN MLB 52 0 67.0 5.03 87 .268 .262 .323 .422 .260 .302 95 2.8 0.3 2.4 0.3
2005 SLN MLB 31 1 37.0 4.16 109 .243 .260 .324 .418 .258 .296 100 5.1 0.5 4.7 0.5
2005 SFD AA 3 0 6.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -5.000 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
1989 BLT A 2 1 0 5 5 31.3 23 11 32 0 0% .000 6.6 3.2 0.0 9.2 1.09 2.30 0.0 0.0
1990 ELP AA 5 4 0 19 19 110.3 126 47 93 9 0% .000 10.3 3.8 0.7 7.6 1.57 4.49 0.0 0.0
1990 STO A+ 4 2 0 7 7 50.0 31 19 75 2 0% .000 5.6 3.4 0.4 13.5 1.00 1.62 0.0 0.0
1991 MIL MLB 2 0 0 3 3 16.0 20 6 10 2 33% .327 11.2 3.4 1.1 5.6 1.62 4.50 3.5 0.4
1991 DEN AAA 13 9 0 29 29 185.0 161 84 168 13 0% .000 7.8 4.1 0.6 8.2 1.32 3.75 0.0 0.0
1992 MIL MLB 11 2 0 14 14 100.3 76 23 62 4 39% .238 6.8 2.1 0.4 5.6 0.99 1.79 23.0 2.5
1992 DEN AAA 10 6 0 19 19 141.0 122 42 99 9 0% .000 7.8 2.7 0.6 6.3 1.16 3.00 0.0 0.0
1993 MIL MLB 16 16 0 36 36 258.0 232 91 180 32 39% .258 8.1 3.2 1.1 6.3 1.25 4.01 21.5 2.2
1994 MIL MLB 11 11 0 25 25 179.0 158 84 98 23 43% .241 7.9 4.2 1.2 4.9 1.35 4.68 2.3 0.2
1995 MIL MLB 1 1 0 4 4 23.7 24 10 18 4 41% .282 9.1 3.8 1.5 6.8 1.44 3.42 2.9 0.3
1996 MIL MLB 4 4 0 15 15 84.7 82 38 50 8 39% .281 8.7 4.0 0.9 5.3 1.42 4.46 8.0 0.8
1996 NWO AAA 2 2 0 6 6 32.3 24 17 30 2 0% .000 6.7 4.7 0.6 8.4 1.27 3.34 0.0 0.0
1997 MIL MLB 13 15 0 34 34 202.0 207 89 122 31 37% .278 9.2 4.0 1.4 5.4 1.47 4.99 6.2 0.2
1998 MIL MLB 4 8 0 23 23 133.0 157 61 86 14 40% .327 10.6 4.1 0.9 5.8 1.64 4.80 9.9 0.8
1999 MIL MLB 2 8 0 20 15 82.0 101 46 60 19 38% .308 11.1 5.0 2.1 6.6 1.79 7.79 -4.5 -0.6
1999 LOU AAA 0 1 0 4 4 18.7 19 10 21 4 0% .000 9.1 4.8 1.9 10.1 1.55 5.29 0.0 0.0
1999 HUN AA 0 1 0 2 2 12.0 13 3 10 2 0% .000 9.8 2.2 1.5 7.5 1.33 7.50 0.0 0.0
2000 CHA MLB 10 2 0 20 20 112.0 103 59 97 12 47% .285 8.3 4.7 1.0 7.8 1.45 4.58 19.0 1.8
2000 CHR AAA 0 1 0 2 2 5.0 4 0 1 2 0% .000 7.2 0.0 3.6 1.8 0.80 7.20 0.0 0.0
2001 CHA MLB 0 1 0 2 2 6.0 12 3 6 1 50% .524 18.0 4.5 1.5 9.0 2.50 13.50 0.7 0.1
2003 SLN MLB 7 4 8 62 0 67.3 62 31 67 9 41% .291 8.3 4.1 1.2 9.0 1.38 3.74 7.1 0.8
2004 SLN MLB 4 2 1 52 0 67.0 71 17 54 11 40% .302 9.5 2.3 1.5 7.3 1.31 3.76 2.4 0.3
2005 SFD AA 1 0 0 3 0 6.0 5 0 1 0 0% -5.000 7.5 0.0 0.0 1.5 0.83 0.00 0.0 0.0
2005 SLN MLB 1 0 0 31 1 37.0 35 18 29 3 50% .296 8.5 4.4 0.7 7.1 1.43 2.19 4.7 0.5

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
2005-04-11 2005-06-12 60-DL 62 56 General Medical Illness Myopericarditis -
2001-04-12 2001-10-16 60-DL 187 154 Right Elbow Soreness Possible Surgery - -
2001-04-06 2001-04-11 DTD 5 5 - Back Soreness - -
2000-07-15 2000-09-27 15-DL 74 68 Right Elbow Surgery Olecranon Stress Fracture Screw Inserted 2000-09-07 -
2000-07-15 2000-07-15 On-Alr 0 0 Right Elbow Nerve Injury Ulnar Neuritis - -
1999-09-08 1999-09-26 DTD 18 17 Right Chest Strain Pectoral Muscle - -
1999-07-02 1999-08-17 15-DL 46 39 Right Forearm Strain - -
1999-03-30 1999-04-20 15-DL 21 13 Right Elbow Recovery From Previous Injury Stress Fracture - -
1998-07-27 1998-09-28 60-DL 63 57 Right Elbow Stress Fracture - -
1996-04-02 1996-07-14 60-DL 103 89 Right Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery 1995-06-23 -
1995-05-15 1995-10-02 60-DL 140 127 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 1995-06-23 -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2005 SLN $600,000
2004 SLN $900,000
2003 SLN $500,000
2001 CHA $750,000
2000 CHA $5,400,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
5 yrPrevious$8,150,000
5 yrTotal$8,150,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
11 y 99 d1 yr/$0.6M (05)

Details
  • retired 11/05 re-signed as a free agent 12/04
  • re-signed as a free agent 12/03, 1 year/$0.9M (04)
  • signed as a free agent from CWS 1 year/$0.5M (03) (minor-league contract)
  • CWS declined 02 option 11/01
  • 1 year/$1M (01)+$0.75M 02 club option

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UTK Wrap: Early Action, Early HurtsWill Carroll2008-02-29
UTK Wrap: KickoffWill Carroll2008-02-01
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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2010-01-06 13:00:00 (link to chat)Jay, who are the pitchers coming onto the ballot next year? I've heard that there's going to be a wave which will cut into Blyleven's vote count. Is that true? Also, do you see the Vets Committee enshrining Lou and Tram after Tram drops off the ballot (this seems, rather unfortunately, inevitible).
(David from Huntersville NC)
Pitchers eligible for next year's ballot include Kevin Brown, John Franco, Al Leiter, Wilson Alvarez, Ugueth Urbina, Ismael Valdez, Paul Quantrill, Cal Eldred, Kirk Rueter and Steve Reed. I don't see any of them cutting into anybody's support, and other than the first three, I don't see any of them even getting through the nomination stage. Though if Mike Jackson can... (Jay Jaffe)
2008-01-14 13:00:00 (link to chat)Adam Loewen: Will the screw in his arm effect his longevity? Will it put him at risk for a by-product injury? Can he still have the power arm? Other than Cal Eldred, who else has pithced with a screw in his arm? How is he doing? Thanks.
(ButkusSayers from Chicago)
I could be wrong, but I think the screw was removed. There have been a couple pitchers who have had similar injuries -- Derrick Turnbow and Bobby Jenks come to mind -- and I think Loewen should come back pretty effectively. He's "on schedule" and should be throwing at the same pace with the other pitchers when the Orioles open camp. (Will Carroll)


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