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Portrait of Ron Villone

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
15 1168 61 65 8 925 4.73 8.1
Birth Date1-16-1970
Height6' 3"
Weight245 lbs
BatsL
ThrowsL
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
1995 SDN 25 19 0 25.7 0.0 25.7 2 1 1 1 0 0 111 24 12 12 5 45 11 11 0 37 4.21 4.00 4.54 3.4 0.3
1995 SEA 25 19 0 19.3 0.0 19.3 0 2 0 3 0 0 101 20 19 17 6 39 23 23 1 26 7.91 8.21 8.24 -4.5 -0.4
1996 MIL 26 23 0 24.7 0.0 24.7 0 0 2 0 0 0 104 14 9 9 4 27 18 18 4 19 3.28 6.49 7.88 -4.1 -0.4
1996 SDN 26 21 0 18.3 0.0 18.3 1 1 0 1 0 0 78 17 6 6 2 23 7 7 1 19 2.95 3.75 4.01 2.7 0.3
1997 MIL 27 50 0 52.7 0.0 52.7 1 0 0 4 0 0 238 54 23 20 4 69 36 34 1 40 3.42 4.72 5.13 3.3 0.3
1998 CLE 28 25 0 27.0 0.0 27.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 129 30 18 18 3 45 22 22 2 15 6.00 6.22 8.08 -5.3 -0.5
1999 CIN 29 29 22 142.7 125.0 17.7 9 7 2 0 9 0 610 114 70 67 8 175 73 71 5 97 4.23 4.08 4.95 18.0 1.8
2000 CIN 30 35 23 141.0 126.7 14.3 10 10 0 0 10 0 643 154 95 85 22 264 78 75 9 77 5.43 5.84 6.55 0.6 0.1
2001 COL 31 22 6 46.7 27.3 19.3 1 3 0 0 0 0 222 56 35 33 6 91 29 25 1 48 6.36 4.55 5.31 7.7 0.6
2001 HOU 31 31 6 68.0 30.0 38.0 5 7 0 1 0 0 301 77 46 42 12 129 24 23 4 65 5.56 4.62 5.36 3.8 0.4
2002 PIT 32 45 7 93.0 37.0 56.0 4 6 0 3 2 1 399 95 63 60 8 152 34 31 5 55 5.81 4.07 5.30 4.1 0.5
2003 HOU 33 19 19 106.7 106.7 0.0 6 6 0 0 12 0 449 91 51 49 16 160 48 47 5 91 4.13 4.71 4.85 15.0 1.5
2004 SEA 34 56 10 117.0 53.0 64.0 8 6 0 1 3 0 523 102 64 53 12 161 64 61 12 86 4.08 4.97 4.79 14.7 1.4
2005 FLO 35 27 0 23.7 0.0 23.7 3 2 0 4 0 0 109 24 20 18 2 33 12 11 2 29 6.85 3.41 4.05 3.0 0.3
2005 SEA 35 52 0 40.3 0.0 40.3 2 3 1 6 0 0 178 33 14 11 2 46 23 22 5 41 2.45 3.75 4.21 4.6 0.5
2006 NYA 36 70 0 80.3 0.0 80.3 3 3 0 5 0 0 365 75 48 45 9 120 51 42 4 72 5.04 4.91 4.49 14.5 1.4
2007 NYA 37 37 0 42.3 0.0 42.3 0 0 0 2 0 0 176 36 20 20 5 53 18 15 3 25 4.25 5.15 5.96 -0.3 -0.0
2008 SLN 38 74 0 50.0 0.0 50.0 1 2 1 5 0 0 229 45 27 26 4 71 37 35 2 50 4.68 4.49 4.49 2.6 0.3
2009 WAS 39 63 0 48.7 0.0 48.7 5 6 1 3 0 0 228 54 25 23 6 88 29 25 2 33 4.25 5.21 5.42 -3.1 -0.3
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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
1993 RIV A+ 16 16 83.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 JAX AA 11 11 63.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 JAX AA 41 5 79.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 SDN MLB 19 0 25.7 4.54 101 .265 .266 .330 .414 .257 .328 98 3.0 0.3 3.4 0.3
1995 SEA MLB 19 0 19.3 8.24 42 .339 .271 .337 .422 .261 .311 102 -4.5 -0.4 -4.5 -0.4
1995 TAC AAA 22 0 29.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 MIL MLB 23 0 24.7 7.88 53 .239 .279 .351 .469 .274 .169 99 -4.1 -0.4 -4.1 -0.4
1996 SDN MLB 21 0 18.3 4.01 113 .231 .256 .328 .387 .249 .306 97 2.7 0.3 2.7 0.3
1996 LVG AAA 23 0 22.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 MIL MLB 50 0 52.7 5.13 95 .265 .269 .336 .419 .260 .318 98 2.6 0.3 3.3 0.3
1998 CLE MLB 25 0 27.0 8.08 42 .300 .268 .335 .421 .264 .310 101 -5.3 -0.5 -5.3 -0.5
1998 BUF AAA 23 0 22.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 CIN MLB 29 22 142.7 4.95 101 .232 .260 .331 .415 .253 .248 100 18.4 1.7 18.0 1.8
1999 IND AAA 18 0 19.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 CIN MLB 35 23 141.0 6.55 76 .282 .264 .332 .430 .256 .289 104 -0.5 -0.0 0.6 0.1
2001 COL MLB 22 6 46.7 5.31 109 .264 .259 .328 .414 .257 .362 123 8.3 0.8 7.7 0.6
2001 HOU MLB 31 6 68.0 5.36 93 .277 .259 .322 .414 .256 .332 105 3.8 0.4 3.8 0.4
2002 PIT MLB 45 7 93.0 5.30 88 .257 .255 .323 .401 .252 .293 106 2.6 0.3 4.1 0.5
2003 HOU MLB 19 19 106.7 4.85 102 .247 .257 .322 .411 .253 .260 106 12.3 1.2 15.0 1.5
2003 NWO AAA 5 5 29.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .276 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 TUC AAA 15 0 25.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .269 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 SEA MLB 56 10 117.0 4.79 106 .259 .271 .336 .434 .261 .258 101 14.7 1.4 14.7 1.4
2005 FLO MLB 27 0 23.7 4.05 107 .264 .260 .327 .409 .259 .344 95 3.1 0.3 3.0 0.3
2005 SEA MLB 52 0 40.3 4.21 106 .256 .268 .333 .422 .267 .290 95 4.6 0.5 4.6 0.5
2006 NYA MLB 70 0 80.3 4.49 115 .265 .269 .336 .431 .258 .288 106 14.5 1.4 14.5 1.4
2007 NYA MLB 37 0 42.3 5.96 80 .233 .266 .331 .422 .262 .248 102 -0.3 -0.0 -0.3 -0.0
2007 SWB AAA 17 0 23.7 2.34 142 .262 .258 .327 .383 .256 .310 92 7.5 0.7 7.5 0.7
2008 SLN MLB 74 0 50.0 4.49 99 .277 .261 .334 .413 .265 .301 96 2.4 0.2 2.6 0.3
2009 WAS MLB 63 0 48.7 5.42 76 .296 .264 .334 .429 .265 .304 96 -3.1 -0.3 -3.1 -0.3
2009 SYR AAA 8 0 7.7 5.02 90 .166 .245 .329 .372 .247 .150 106 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0
2010 SYR AAA 41 1 42.3 8.61 19 .305 .265 .336 .414 .257 .319 105 -11.0 -1.0 -11.0 -1.0

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
1993 JAX AA 3 4 0 11 11 63.7 49 41 66 6 0% .000 6.9 5.8 0.8 9.3 1.41 4.38 0.0 0.0
1993 RIV A+ 7 4 0 16 16 83.3 74 62 82 5 0% .000 8.0 6.7 0.5 8.9 1.63 4.21 0.0 0.0
1994 JAX AA 6 7 8 41 5 79.3 56 68 94 7 0% .000 6.4 7.7 0.8 10.7 1.56 3.86 0.0 0.0
1995 SEA MLB 0 2 0 19 0 19.3 20 23 26 6 43% .311 9.3 10.7 2.8 12.1 2.22 7.91 -4.5 -0.4
1995 SDN MLB 2 1 1 19 0 25.7 24 11 37 5 33% .328 8.4 3.9 1.8 13.0 1.36 4.21 3.4 0.3
1995 TAC AAA 1 0 13 22 0 29.7 9 19 43 1 0% .000 2.7 5.8 0.3 13.0 0.94 0.61 0.0 0.0
1996 MIL MLB 0 0 2 23 0 24.7 14 18 19 4 40% .169 5.1 6.6 1.5 6.9 1.30 3.28 -4.1 -0.4
1996 SDN MLB 1 1 0 21 0 18.3 17 7 19 2 37% .306 8.3 3.4 1.0 9.3 1.31 2.95 2.7 0.3
1996 LVG AAA 2 1 3 23 0 22.0 13 9 29 0 0% .000 5.3 3.7 0.0 11.9 1.00 1.64 0.0 0.0
1997 MIL MLB 1 0 0 50 0 52.7 54 36 40 4 39% .318 9.2 6.2 0.7 6.8 1.71 3.42 3.3 0.3
1998 CLE MLB 0 0 0 25 0 27.0 30 22 15 3 42% .310 10.0 7.3 1.0 5.0 1.93 6.00 -5.3 -0.5
1998 BUF AAA 2 2 7 23 0 22.3 20 11 28 2 0% .000 8.1 4.4 0.8 11.3 1.39 2.02 0.0 0.0
1999 CIN MLB 9 7 2 29 22 142.7 114 73 97 8 48% .248 7.2 4.6 0.5 6.1 1.31 4.23 18.0 1.8
1999 IND AAA 2 0 1 18 0 19.0 9 13 23 1 0% .000 4.3 6.2 0.5 10.9 1.16 1.42 0.0 0.0
2000 CIN MLB 10 10 0 35 23 141.0 154 78 77 22 48% .289 9.8 5.0 1.4 4.9 1.65 5.43 0.6 0.1
2001 HOU MLB 5 7 0 31 6 68.0 77 24 65 12 57% .332 10.2 3.2 1.6 8.6 1.49 5.56 3.8 0.4
2001 COL MLB 1 3 0 22 6 46.7 56 29 48 6 58% .362 10.8 5.6 1.2 9.3 1.82 6.36 7.7 0.6
2002 PIT MLB 4 6 0 45 7 93.0 95 34 55 8 56% .293 9.2 3.3 0.8 5.3 1.39 5.81 4.1 0.5
2003 HOU MLB 6 6 0 19 19 106.7 91 48 91 16 41% .260 7.7 4.0 1.4 7.7 1.30 4.13 15.0 1.5
2003 NWO AAA 3 1 0 5 5 29.3 24 10 18 0 0% .276 7.4 3.1 0.0 5.5 1.16 1.23 0.0 0.0
2003 TUC AAA 1 1 1 15 0 25.3 20 12 22 2 0% .269 7.1 4.3 0.7 7.8 1.26 3.56 0.0 0.0
2004 SEA MLB 8 6 0 56 10 117.0 102 64 86 12 40% .258 7.8 4.9 0.9 6.6 1.42 4.08 14.7 1.4
2005 SEA MLB 2 3 1 52 0 40.3 33 23 41 2 46% .290 7.4 5.1 0.4 9.1 1.39 2.45 4.6 0.5
2005 FLO MLB 3 2 0 27 0 23.7 24 12 29 2 41% .344 9.1 4.6 0.8 11.0 1.52 6.85 3.0 0.3
2006 NYA MLB 3 3 0 70 0 80.3 75 51 72 9 34% .288 8.4 5.7 1.0 8.1 1.57 5.04 14.5 1.4
2007 NYA MLB 0 0 0 37 0 42.3 36 18 25 5 37% .248 7.7 3.8 1.1 5.3 1.28 4.25 -0.3 -0.0
2007 SWB AAA 0 1 1 17 0 23.7 21 10 27 0 50% .310 8.0 3.8 0.0 10.3 1.31 1.90 7.5 0.7
2008 SLN MLB 1 2 1 74 0 50.0 45 37 50 4 41% .301 8.1 6.7 0.7 9.0 1.64 4.68 2.6 0.3
2009 SYR AAA 0 0 0 8 0 7.7 4 2 5 1 33% .150 4.7 2.3 1.2 5.8 0.78 2.34 0.2 0.0
2009 WAS MLB 5 6 1 63 0 48.7 54 29 33 6 42% .304 10.0 5.4 1.1 6.1 1.71 4.25 -3.1 -0.3
2010 SYR AAA 2 5 1 41 1 42.3 50 30 25 7 50% .319 10.6 6.4 1.5 5.3 1.89 6.60 -11.0 -1.0

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 941 0.4368 0.4134 0.8072 0.6083 0.2623 0.8880 0.6619 0.1928
2009 914 0.4486 0.4354 0.7940 0.6537 0.2579 0.8694 0.6385 0.1985
Career18550.44260.42420.80070.63070.26010.87880.65040.1956

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2010-04-06 2010-04-27 Minors 21 17 Not Disclosed - ----
2007-08-24 2007-09-08 15-DL 15 14 - Low Back Strain -
2002-08-15 2002-09-01 15-DL 17 16 Left Elbow Inflammation Tendonitis -
1998-08-15 1998-09-01 15-DL 17 16 Right Abdomen Strain Oblique - -
1994-04-19 1994-05-05 Minors 16 0 Left Ankle Sprain - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2008 SLN $600,000
2006 NYA $2,250,000
2005 SEA $1,700,000
2004 SEA $1,000,000
2002 PIT $900,000
2001 COL $2,800,000
2000 CIN $1,600,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
7 yrPrevious$10,850,000
7 yrTotal$10,850,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
11 y 79 d

Details
  • 1 year (2011). Re-signed by Washington as a free agent 3/11 (minor-league contract). Released by Washington 3/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Re-signed by Washington as a free agent 2/17/10 (minor-league contract). Released by Washington 3/15/10. Re-signed by Washington as a free agent 4/19/10 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2009). Re-signed by NY Mets as a free agent 2/27/09 (minor-league contract). $0.6M in majors). Released by NY Mets 3/27/09. Signed by Washington as a free agent 4/10/09 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased 5/7/09.
  • 1 year/$0.6M (2008). Signed as a free agent 2/19/08 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by St. Louis 3/30/08.
  • 1 year (2007). Re-signed as a free agent 2/07 (minor-league contract). Released by NY Yankees 4/07. Re-signed 4/07 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased 5/15/07.
  • 2 years/$4.2M (2005-06). $0.5M signing bonus. 05:$1.7M, 06:$2M. Performance bonuses: $0.1M based on appearances, $1M bonus for making 30 starts.
  • 1 year/$1M (2004). Signed as a free agent 2/04.
  • 1 year/$2.8M (2001). $0.45M in performance bonuses (20 GS &
  • 120 IP).

2014 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/11/2014 05:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA FRA VORP WARP
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Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
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Comparable Players (Similarity Index )

Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend

BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2010 Cut by the Mets during spring training, Villone signed an incentive-laden minor-league contract with the Nats in early April, when it was already clear that their bullpen would need all the help it could get. Reaching the majors on May 7, for a little over a month Villone was the team's best reliever, not allowing a run in 19 appearances. The peripherals were poor, so it was clear that the ice would soon break, and from June 10 on Villone was pounded to the tune of .344/.439/.588 and a 6.54 ERA in 44 games. The long-ago first-round draft pick is 40 years old this year. He's never had good control and at his age he's not going to find it, but lefties get a million chances, even old ones. However, Villone got hit by lefties at a .293/.386/.414 clip after holding them to .204/.310/.310 from 2004-08; he might have at long last reached the end of the line.
2009 Poor performance combined with a cameo appearance in the Mitchell Report (at least he was apparently smart enough to pay for his HGH in cash) prevented Villone from securing a big-league deal in free agency last year. The Cardinals wanted to add a third lefty, so Villone eventually signed a minor league pact with them. He retired lefties well enough, holding them to a .176/.311/.318 line in 108 PA. The veteran southpaw is on his last legs, although it's probable that some team will give him another shot; in the meantime, the Cards have changed over to Trever Miller, Charlie Manning, and Royce Ring to fill the LOOGY role.
2008 In a pleasantly unexpected twist, Ron Villone was passed over last spring for a younger rival, but after being talked into a minor league deal, he was back in the bigs by mid-May. He pitched decently at first but, keeping to a career-long pattern, slowed in the second half, in part due to a bad back. A free agent, he'll get another shot.
2007 Villone was pretty much the best Villone he can be in the first half (2.27 ERA), but, by the break, he had already pitched 44.2 innings. At that point he either (A) Wore out from overuse; (B) Reverted to being Ron Villone; (C) Both. Regardless, his second-half ERA ballooned to 8.35. Villone really is quite good against lefties and would probably excel in a LOOGY role, but that assumes that he has anything left after his implosion (which, to be fair, was helped along by subsequent relievers waiving Villone`s leftovers home), and that his manager can leave well enough alone.
2006 Traded to the Yankees in exchange for Ben Julianel, Villone is precisely the kind of expensive veteran that teams which are insecure about their own player evaluations sign for `insurance` despite having a couple of pitchers who are likely to do just as well for less dough. Villone pitched over his head with the M`s, then pitched poorly with the Marlins. Villone can be tough on both lefties and righties, but his weak control makes using him in high-leverage situations a risky proposition.
2005 Did his versatility hold the team together through hard times? No. Villone, the starter: 5.43 ERA, 10 starts, 2-2 record, 53 IP, 31 BB, 34 K, and Villone, the reliever: 2.95 ERA, 64 IP, 33 BB, 52 K.

That he did two things and was crappy at one doesn't mean that he's somehow more valuable. Plenty of people can fail at a second career. As with Raul Ibanez's persistent reputation as a clutch hitter, Villone winning the team's pitching MVP award is a demonstration of the power of media memes.
2003 The Pirates used Villone as a lefty long reliever and occasional starter in 2002. He missed two weeks in August with a sore elbow as he slogged through an ineffective season. He still throws hard, and he still has little idea how to control his fastball. The Bucs were his eighth club in eight years, and they wonít be his last as he became a free agent after the season. Some guys, and some teams, never learn.
2002 Will Villone ever get put into a role for which heís suited? The question isnít whether he has value, because as a spot starter and left-handed long reliever, he does. A bizarre side effect of the drive towards the 12- and 13-man pitching staff is that it crowds out guys who can handle multiple innings, as the overpropagation of specialists creates demand for even more specialists to compensate for the limitations of the other specialists. Villone is best in a role in which he tosses a hundred innings, and heíd be especially handy on a staff with four or five right-handed starters.
2001 Doomed. Well, maybe. At this writing, Ron Villone is property of the Rockies. There's still a chance he ends up somewhere else, even back with the Reds, by Opening Day. Someone with his stuff should have a much better strikeout rate, and if left alone as a reliever, he would. Simply flipping him and Reyes might have been worth a couple of games.
2000 On one hand, you have to credit McKeon for getting Villone out of the specialist role. On the other, keeping Villone in the rotation when he was clearly less effective as a starter than in the long-relief role was a bit stubborn. Dennis Reyes and Gabe White are both better suited for the rotation. At this point, itís not clear what Villoneís role will be in 2000.
1998 One of Garnerís few mistakes in handling his bullpen this year was his attempt to turn Villone into a situational reliever. Comparing Villone with Mitch Williams would be apt: like Williams, he needs regular outings for more than a batter here and there for him to locate his fastball with any kind of consistency.
1997 Hard throwing lefties, no matter what they do, will be coveted. Villone can pitch, but should never be allowed to pitch to right-handers who crush high fastballs. This isnít a large number of players, but Rickey Henderson should definitely not be pitched to by this man. Control used to be nonexistent; now it comes and goes. He has been effective, and will continue to be so as long as heís healthy. Mitch Williams with good mechanics and a greater desire to learn.
1996  1996's Ricky Bottalico. 80 innings, 2.00 ERA, a ridiculous number of strikeouts, very few hits and little power. And he'll get better.

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Ron Villone threw 1,956 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2009, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and the MLB Postseason. In 2009, he relied primarily on his Sinker (89mph) and Fourseam Fastball (90mph), also mixing in a Slider (82mph), Change (83mph) and Cutter (85mph). He also rarely threw a Curve (79mph).