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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
9 376.3 17 30 5 236 5.33 0.9
Birth Date4-10-1975
Height6' 2"
Weight211 lbs
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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
1999 MIN 24 18 15 76.3 69.7 6.7 3 10 0 0 4 0 353 102 59 58 11 167 26 26 1 27 6.84 5.43 6.49 2.1 0.2
2000 MIN 25 8 4 20.7 13.7 7.0 0 3 0 0 0 0 109 36 25 25 10 71 13 13 2 15 10.89 10.24 10.56 -6.7 -0.6
2001 PIT 26 31 0 40.3 0.0 40.3 2 1 0 3 0 0 168 34 16 12 3 54 11 11 4 24 2.68 3.90 4.38 4.8 0.6
2002 PIT 27 55 0 72.3 0.0 72.3 2 4 0 3 0 0 309 80 28 25 7 119 27 19 0 50 3.11 3.87 3.99 10.2 1.0
2003 PIT 28 36 0 36.3 0.0 36.3 3 4 5 4 0 0 153 38 22 21 5 61 13 13 1 28 5.20 4.38 5.06 1.7 0.2
2004 SLN 29 13 0 17.3 0.0 17.3 3 2 0 2 0 0 71 10 12 10 1 16 6 6 1 14 5.19 3.30 4.94 0.8 0.1
2008 CIN 33 64 0 70.3 0.0 70.3 2 5 0 1 0 0 297 66 37 35 10 105 24 23 3 57 4.48 4.48 4.29 6.4 0.7
2009 CIN 34 19 0 23.0 0.0 23.0 1 1 0 0 0 0 115 29 21 21 7 59 19 17 4 9 8.22 9.23 10.32 -11.7 -1.2
2010 CIN 35 19 0 19.7 0.0 19.7 1 0 0 1 0 0 94 25 16 16 1 34 10 10 2 12 7.32 4.38 5.33 -1.4 -0.2
Career26319376.383.3293.0173051440166942023622355686149138182365.335.035.576.00.9

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
1996 FTM A+ 12 11 59.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 FTM A+ 20 20 134.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .283 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 NBR AA 26 26 173.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 MIN MLB 18 15 76.3 6.49 77 .295 .283 .356 .464 .272 .316 100 1.9 0.2 2.1 0.2
1999 SLC AAA 9 9 59.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 MIN MLB 8 4 20.7 10.56 -11 .385 .277 .351 .458 .268 .377 94 -6.7 -0.6 -6.7 -0.6
2000 SLC AAA 12 12 74.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 PIT MLB 31 0 40.3 4.38 109 .236 .254 .321 .405 .252 .246 101 3.9 0.4 4.8 0.6
2001 NAS AAA 18 13 91.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 PIT MLB 55 0 72.3 3.99 113 .263 .252 .321 .397 .252 .324 102 10.1 1.0 10.2 1.0
2002 NAS AAA 10 0 14.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .318 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 PIT MLB 36 0 36.3 5.06 96 .264 .262 .324 .421 .255 .311 104 1.7 0.2 1.7 0.2
2003 NAS AAA 8 0 12.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .189 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 SLN MLB 13 0 17.3 4.94 89 .206 .258 .326 .430 .259 .184 94 0.8 0.1 0.8 0.1
2008 CIN MLB 64 0 70.3 4.29 108 .248 .262 .329 .412 .261 .276 100 6.4 0.6 6.4 0.7
2009 CIN MLB 19 0 23.0 10.32 -36 .366 .257 .322 .406 .256 .289 96 -11.0 -1.1 -11.7 -1.2
2010 CIN MLB 19 0 19.7 5.33 73 .294 .259 .327 .398 .272 .348 95 -1.5 -0.2 -1.4 -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
1996 FTM A+ 5 2 0 12 11 59.7 64 25 24 5 0% .000 9.6 3.8 0.8 3.6 1.49 4.07 0.0 0.0
1997 FTM A+ 13 4 0 20 20 134.0 130 25 75 4 0% .283 8.7 1.7 0.3 5.0 1.16 2.28 0.0 0.0
1998 NBR AA 15 7 0 26 26 173.3 180 35 109 13 0% .000 9.3 1.8 0.7 5.7 1.24 3.22 0.0 0.0
1999 MIN MLB 3 10 0 18 15 76.3 102 26 27 11 47% .316 12.0 3.1 1.3 3.2 1.68 6.84 2.1 0.2
1999 SLC AAA 5 2 0 9 9 59.0 82 21 39 12 0% .000 12.5 3.2 1.8 5.9 1.75 7.78 0.0 0.0
2000 MIN MLB 0 3 0 8 4 20.7 36 13 15 10 67% .377 15.7 5.7 4.4 6.5 2.37 10.89 -6.7 -0.6
2000 SLC AAA 4 1 0 12 12 74.3 72 16 37 4 0% .000 8.7 1.9 0.5 4.5 1.18 3.88 0.0 0.0
2001 PIT MLB 2 1 0 31 0 40.3 34 11 24 3 57% .246 7.6 2.5 0.7 5.4 1.12 2.68 4.8 0.6
2001 NAS AAA 5 4 0 18 13 91.7 90 25 71 10 0% .000 8.8 2.5 1.0 7.0 1.25 3.44 0.0 0.0
2002 PIT MLB 2 4 0 55 0 72.3 80 27 50 7 62% .324 10.0 3.4 0.9 6.2 1.48 3.11 10.2 1.0
2002 NAS AAA 0 0 2 10 0 14.7 14 2 15 0 0% .318 8.6 1.2 0.0 9.2 1.09 1.22 0.0 0.0
2003 PIT MLB 3 4 5 36 0 36.3 38 13 28 5 51% .311 9.4 3.2 1.2 6.9 1.40 5.20 1.7 0.2
2003 NAS AAA 1 1 0 8 0 12.7 8 4 9 1 0% .189 5.7 2.8 0.7 6.4 0.94 0.71 0.0 0.0
2004 SLN MLB 3 2 0 13 0 17.3 10 6 14 1 50% .184 5.2 3.1 0.5 7.3 0.92 5.19 0.8 0.1
2008 CIN MLB 2 5 0 64 0 70.3 66 24 57 10 52% .276 8.4 3.1 1.3 7.3 1.28 4.48 6.4 0.7
2009 CIN MLB 1 1 0 19 0 23.0 29 19 9 7 48% .289 11.3 7.4 2.7 3.5 2.09 8.22 -11.7 -1.2
2010 CIN MLB 1 0 0 19 0 19.7 25 10 12 1 51% .348 11.4 4.6 0.5 5.5 1.78 7.32 -1.4 -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
2008 1118 0.4902 0.3989 0.8251 0.5639 0.2404 0.9094 0.6350 0.1749
2009 366 0.5109 0.3989 0.8493 0.5722 0.2179 0.8972 0.7179 0.1507
2010 335 0.4836 0.3881 0.8462 0.5062 0.2775 0.9146 0.7292 0.1538
Career18190.49310.39690.83390.55490.24270.90790.6690.1661

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2010-06-01 2010-10-11 60-DL 132 110 Trunk Strain Side -
2009-06-13 2009-10-05 60-DL 114 102 Neck Surgery Cervical Disc Replacement 2009-07-20
2005-06-04 2005-06-04 On-Alr 0 0 Right Elbow Surgery Debridement 2005-06-04 -
2005-04-05 2005-10-20 60-DL 198 162 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2005-08-22
2004-05-04 2004-10-28 60-DL 177 136 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2004-07-13
2003-03-25 2003-07-01 60-DL 98 78 Right Shoulder Stiffness -
2001-08-13 2001-08-28 15-DL 15 14 Right Hip Strain Hip Flexor - -
2000-07-23 2000-10-02 60-DL 71 62 Right Elbow Surgery - -
1999-09-08 1999-09-08 Minors 0 0 Right Elbow Surgery Bone Spurs - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2010 CIN $2,500,000
2009 CIN $1,500,000
2008 CIN $550,000
2005 SLN $360,000
2004 SLN $450,000
2003 PIT $315,500
2002 PIT $267,500
YearsDescriptionSalary
7 yrPrevious$5,943,000
7 yrTotal$5,943,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
7 y 126 d2 years/$4M (2009-10)

Details
  • 2 years/$4M (2009-10). Re-signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/4/08. 09:$1.5M, 10:$2.5M. Performance bonuses based on games, starts: $25,000 each for 45, 50 g. $50,000 each for 55, 60 g. $0.1M for 65 g. $50,000 each for 12, 15, 18, 21, 23, 25, 27 GS.
  • 1 year/$0.55M (2008). Signed as a free agent 2/08 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Cincinnati 3/08.
  • 1 year/$0.36M (2005). Roster bonuses up to $0.16M.
  • 1 year/$1M (2004). Signed as a free agent 1/04.
  • 1 year/$0.3155M (2003)

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BP Articles

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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 12-15, 2002Christina Kahrl2011-11-06
This article requires BP Premium accessContractual Matters: The Post-season Roster CarouselJeff Euston2010-08-30
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: National League RoundupChristina Kahrl2010-07-19
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Beat: Hot Spots: Relief PitchersMike Petriello2010-06-24
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Grab BagChristina Kahrl2010-06-04
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Org Watch: Surprising StartsKevin Goldstein2010-06-03
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Seeing RedJay Jaffe2010-06-02
BP Unfiltered: UPDATED NL Projected Opening Day RostersJohn Perrotto2010-04-01
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Oingo Boingo Sez...Christina Kahrl2009-11-17
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Senior Circuit ShufflingChristina Kahrl2009-08-25
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: NL Central RoundupChristina Kahrl2009-06-18
This article requires BP Premium accessDustying Up: Aaron Harang's Extra-Inning AdventureEric Seidman2009-01-21
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Feeling Short?Christina Kahrl2008-12-05
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: The Two-Week WatchJohn Perrotto2008-07-17
This article requires BP Premium accessEvery Given Sunday: The NRIs Who Made ItJohn Perrotto2008-04-06
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: NL Central NRI ReviewChristina Kahrl2008-03-02
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Camp-Opening RoundupChristina Kahrl2008-02-17
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 26-31Christina Kahrl2005-09-01
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 29-April 4, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-04-12
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Offseason - The CentralsChristina Kahrl2005-03-11
This article requires BP Premium accessRule 5 Draft: Top 25 Eligible PlayersDayn Perry2004-12-09
Transaction Analysis: May 5-10Christina Kahrl2004-05-11
Prospectus Triple Play: Chicago White Sox, St. Louis Cardinals, Texas RangersBaseball Prospectus2004-02-24
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The CentralsBaseball Prospectus2004-01-13
Live from the (Mock) Winter Meetings: Team-by-Team BreakdownsRany Jazayerli2003-12-11
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: July 3-8, 2003Christina Kahrl2003-07-09
This article requires BP Premium accessLies, Damned Lies: Strikeout Rate, RedefinedNate Silver2003-04-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 20-24, 2003Christina Kahrl2003-03-27
Internet Baseball Awards: Pitcher of the YearGreg Spira2002-10-23
Transaction Analysis: August 8-11, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-08-14
Transaction Analysis: July 30-31, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-08-02
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Transaction Analysis: June 2-3, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-06-05
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Daily Prospectus: LABR UpdateJoe Sheehan2002-05-10
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 14-18, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-03-21


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Mike Lincoln threw 1,865 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2008 and 2010, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2010, he relied primarily on his Curve (76mph), Cutter (88mph) and Sinker (89mph), also mixing in a Change (83mph). He also rarely threw a Slider (83mph).