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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
10 1270.3 63 85 0 800 4.68 13.9
Birth Date10-1-1973
Height6' 3"
Weight175 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.)
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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
1997 COL MLB 27 27 166.3 193 51 106 15 .259 118 10.4 2.8 0.8 5.7 51% .328 .249 1.47 3.98 4.71 95 4.03 3.3
1998 COL MLB 26 26 161.0 174 49 106 21 .253 112 9.7 2.7 1.2 5.9 45% .305 .245 1.39 4.40 4.81 100 4.21 2.9
1999 COL MLB 14 13 62.7 85 36 34 11 .256 125 12.2 5.2 1.6 4.9 46% .332 .290 1.93 6.04 8.04 118 6.29 -0.0
2001 COL MLB 14 14 93.7 84 25 68 15 .260 123 8.1 2.4 1.4 6.5 49% .252 .229 1.16 4.57 4.04 94 3.36 2.5
2002 COL 0 21 21 127.3 136 27 76 21 .261 115 9.6 1.9 1.5 5.4 44% .271 .263 1.28 4.51 4.88 0 0.00 0.0
2002 NYN 0 9 9 54.3 65 17 31 7 .260 92 10.8 2.8 1.2 5.1 40% .297 .298 1.51 4.35 4.31 0 0.00 0.0
2003 TEX MLB 35 35 217.0 234 49 136 27 .263 107 9.7 2.0 1.1 5.6 47% .298 .252 1.30 4.19 4.85 93 3.78 4.6
2004 ATL MLB 33 33 198.3 210 52 133 20 .259 94 9.5 2.4 0.9 6.0 49% .305 .254 1.32 3.80 3.72 97 4.81 2.1
2005 ATL MLB 17 17 98.7 111 28 61 6 .258 99 10.1 2.6 0.5 5.6 47% .318 .260 1.41 3.46 4.47 100 4.91 0.6
2006 ATL MLB 18 15 80.3 93 32 46 11 .265 93 10.4 3.6 1.2 5.2 45% .304 .285 1.56 5.01 4.82 114 5.34 0.4
2007 KCA MLB 2 2 10.7 13 3 3 0 .262 102 11.0 2.5 0.0 2.5 57% .325 .262 1.50 3.59 3.38 113 6.01 -0.0
2002 TOT MLB 30 30 181.7 201 44 107 28 .261 108 10.0 2.2 1.4 5.3 43% .279 .274 1.35 4.46 4.71 100 4.44 2.4
CareerMLB2162121270.31398369800154.2591089.92.61.15.747%.302.2581.394.284.68994.4418.7

Statistics for All Levels

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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
1994 ASH A 19 15 88.3 70 33 79 3 .000 7.1 3.4 0.3 8.1 0% .000 .000 1.17 3.17 2.85
1994 CNV A+ 9 8 49.3 43 18 41 0 .000 7.8 3.3 0.0 7.5 0% .000 .000 1.24 2.77 3.29
1995 NHV AA 26 24 131.3 132 56 82 8 .000 9.0 3.8 0.5 5.6 0% .000 .000 1.43 4.05 4.18
1996 NHV AA 16 16 97.7 82 27 86 8 .000 7.6 2.5 0.7 7.9 0% .000 .000 1.12 3.29 2.86
1996 CSP AAA 11 11 69.7 76 26 62 6 .000 9.8 3.4 0.8 8.0 0% .000 .000 1.46 4.12 5.04
1997 COL MLB 27 27 166.3 193 51 106 15 .259 118 10.4 2.8 0.8 5.7 51% .328 .249 1.47 3.98 4.71
1997 CSP AAA 7 7 42.0 36 14 49 4 .000 7.7 3.0 0.9 10.5 0% .314 .000 1.19 3.77 3.43
1998 COL MLB 26 26 161.0 174 49 106 21 .253 112 9.7 2.7 1.2 5.9 45% .305 .245 1.39 4.40 4.81
1998 ASH A 2 2 9.0 5 1 12 0 .000 5.0 1.0 0.0 12.0 0% .000 .000 0.67 1.35 0.00
1999 COL MLB 14 13 62.7 85 36 34 11 .256 125 12.2 5.2 1.6 4.9 46% .332 .290 1.93 6.04 8.04
1999 SLM A+ 1 1 2.0 4 0 2 0 .000 18.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 0% .000 .000 2.00 1.56 9.00
1999 CSP AAA 5 5 20.0 36 8 19 3 .000 16.2 3.6 1.4 8.6 0% .000 .000 2.20 4.87 9.45
2000 POR A- 1 1 4.0 4 1 3 0 .000 9.0 2.2 0.0 6.8 0% .000 .000 1.25 2.87 2.25
2001 COL MLB 14 14 93.7 84 25 68 15 .260 123 8.1 2.4 1.4 6.5 49% .252 .229 1.16 4.57 4.04
2001 CSP AAA 12 12 68.0 74 13 52 6 .000 9.8 1.7 0.8 6.9 0% .000 .000 1.28 3.74 3.31
2002 COL MLB 21 21 127.3 136 27 76 21 .261 115 9.6 1.9 1.5 5.4 44% .271 .263 1.28 4.51 4.88
2002 NYN MLB 9 9 54.3 65 17 31 7 .260 92 10.8 2.8 1.2 5.1 40% .297 .298 1.51 4.35 4.31
2003 TEX MLB 35 35 217.0 234 49 136 27 .263 107 9.7 2.0 1.1 5.6 47% .298 .252 1.30 4.19 4.85
2004 ATL MLB 33 33 198.3 210 52 133 20 .259 94 9.5 2.4 0.9 6.0 49% .305 .254 1.32 3.80 3.72
2005 ATL MLB 17 17 98.7 111 28 61 6 .258 99 10.1 2.6 0.5 5.6 47% .318 .260 1.41 3.46 4.47
2005 ROM A 1 1 4.0 2 1 1 0 .266 89 4.5 2.2 0.0 2.2 31% .154 .152 0.75 3.57 0.00
2005 MIS AA 1 1 6.0 4 0 4 0 .273 6.0 0.0 0.0 6.0 35% .235 .000 0.67 2.01 1.50
2005 GWN AAA 1 1 3.7 5 1 2 0 .261 100 12.2 2.4 0.0 4.9 42% .417 .311 1.62 3.75 4.86
2006 ATL MLB 18 15 80.3 93 32 46 11 .265 93 10.4 3.6 1.2 5.2 45% .304 .285 1.56 5.01 4.82
2006 ROM A 1 1 1.2 3 0 0 0 .241 97 22.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 62% .375 .355 2.50 3.31 15.00
2006 MIS AA 1 1 1.0 2 1 1 0 .000 18.0 9.0 0.0 9.0 0% .500 .000 3.00 3.97 9.00
2007 KCA MLB 2 2 10.7 13 3 3 0 .262 102 11.0 2.5 0.0 2.5 57% .325 .262 1.50 3.59 3.38
2007 DUN A+ 2 2 11.0 13 1 11 2 .241 106 10.6 0.8 1.6 9.0 59% .344 .259 1.27 3.95 4.09
2007 WIC AA 2 2 5.0 7 2 4 4 .268 108 12.6 3.6 7.2 7.2 42% .200 .416 1.80 13.19 14.40
2007 OMA AAA 1 1 3.3 9 0 2 1 .270 102 24.5 0.0 2.7 5.5 38% .533 .360 2.73 8.08 21.82
2007 SYR AAA 7 7 39.3 43 15 30 3 .267 94 9.8 3.4 0.7 6.9 54% .331 .271 1.48 3.94 4.58
2007 ROY Rk 1 1 1.3 3 0 2 0 .262 105 20.8 0.0 0.0 13.8 60% .600 .299 2.31 1.19 6.92

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
2007-07-15 2007-10-01 60-DL 78 72 - Low Back Spasms - -
2007-03-30 2007-06-20 15-DL 82 69 - Not Disclosed - -
2006-07-10 2006-09-26 60-DL 78 67 Right Shoulder Cartilage Injury Frayed Labrum -
2006-06-15 2006-07-04 15-DL 19 17 Right Fingers Blister -
2005-05-17 2005-08-13 60-DL 88 78 Right Fingers Strain Flexor Tendon Middle Finger -
2004-10-03 2004-10-09 DTD 6 1 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique - -
2003-03-31 2003-04-01 Camp 1 0 - Ankle Sprain - -
2001-05-25 2001-08-02 15-DL 69 60 Right Shoulder Inflammation - -
2000-04-03 2000-10-08 60-DL 188 162 Right Shoulder Recovery From Surgery Labrum 1999-10-12 -
1999-10-13 1999-10-13 Off 0 0 Right Fingers Surgery Recurring Blister 1999-10-13 -
1999-10-12 1999-10-12 Off 0 0 Right Shoulder Surgery Labrum 1999-10-12 -
1998-06-16 1998-07-26 15-DL 40 34 Right Fingers Blister Middle Finger - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2007 TOR $500,000
2006 ATL $4,750,000
2005 ATL $4,250,000
2004 ATL $2,250,000
2003 TEX $1,300,000
2002 COL $1,100,000
2001 COL $300,000
2000 COL $300,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
8 yrPrevious$14,750,000
8 yrTotal$14,750,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
10 y 61 dChris Arnold1 yr/$0.5M (07)+perf b to $4M

Details
  • signed as a free agent from TOR 6/21/07
  • released 6/20/07
  • signed as a free agent from ATL 1/07, 1 year/$0.5M (07)+$1M roster bonus (OD ros)+performance bonus to $4M (games started)
  • club exercised $4.75M 06 club option 11/05
  • signed as a free agent from TX 12/03, 2 year/$7M (04-05)+$4.75M 06 club option
  • $1M signing bonus, 04:$1.75M, 05:$3.75M, 06:$4.75M club option $0.5M buyout
  • signed as a free agent from NYM 1/03, 1 year/$1.3M (03)
  • non-tendered 12/02 acquired in trade from COL 7/02
  • avoided arbitration 1/02 1 year/$1.1M (02) ($1.6M-$1M)
  • 1 year/$0.3M (01)

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, John Thomson threw 78 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 Sinker (88mph) and Cutter (86mph), also mixing in a Curve (75mph), Change (83mph) and Fourseam Fastball (89mph).