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Dave Williams PPirates

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
6 408 22 31 0 245 4.83 0.5
Birth Date3-12-1979
Height6' 3"
Weight215 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
2001 PIT 22 22 18 114.0 104.0 10.0 3 7 0 1 8 0 472 100 53 47 15 177 45 41 7 57 3.71 5.09 5.85 2.2 0.2
2002 PIT 23 9 9 43.3 43.3 0.0 2 5 0 0 3 0 195 38 26 24 9 76 24 22 4 33 4.98 5.99 5.60 2.0 0.3
2004 PIT 25 10 6 38.7 32.0 6.7 2 3 0 0 3 0 162 31 21 19 4 54 13 11 3 33 4.42 3.83 5.12 -0.2 0.0
2005 PIT 26 25 25 138.7 138.7 0.0 10 11 0 0 12 1 600 137 74 68 20 238 58 53 8 88 4.41 5.03 5.40 6.6 0.7
2006 CIN 27 8 8 40.0 40.0 0.0 2 3 0 0 3 0 194 54 34 32 9 92 16 16 4 16 7.20 6.73 7.22 -7.0 -0.5
2006 NYN 27 6 5 29.0 28.0 1.0 3 1 0 0 3 0 126 39 18 18 5 61 4 3 2 16 5.59 4.87 5.37 0.5 0.1
2007 NYN 28 2 1 4.3 3.3 1.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 29 12 11 11 2 22 5 4 0 2 22.85 11.72 11.80 -3.4 -0.3
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Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1998 ERI A- 22 2 47.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 HIC A 9 9 59.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 WPT A- 7 7 45.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 HIC A 24 24 170.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 LYN A+ 2 2 11.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 PIT MLB 22 18 114.0 5.85 79 .256 .265 .327 .426 .257 .244 101 0.9 0.1 2.2 0.2
2001 ALT AA 9 8 58.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 NAS AAA 2 2 10.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 PIT MLB 9 9 43.3 5.60 81 .269 .245 .315 .398 .250 .232 105 1.4 0.1 2.0 0.3
2003 NAS AAA 16 16 77.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .289 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 PIT MLB 10 6 38.7 5.12 79 .232 .251 .320 .406 .255 .250 90 0.4 0.0 -0.2 0.0
2004 NAS AAA 21 21 116.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .299 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 PIT MLB 25 25 138.7 5.40 87 .265 .263 .327 .415 .258 .275 104 5.5 0.6 6.6 0.7
2006 CIN MLB 8 8 40.0 7.22 46 .334 .255 .316 .396 .252 .302 96 -6.3 -0.6 -7.0 -0.5
2006 NYN MLB 6 5 29.0 5.37 82 .296 .272 .331 .435 .263 .343 94 0.3 0.0 0.5 0.1
2006 NOR AAA 7 6 36.2 5.14 58 .248 .258 .334 .401 .259 .283 83 -3.4 -0.3 -3.2 -0.3
2006 MTS Rk 2 2 8.2 1.78 170 .088 .242 .315 .331 .247 .125 122 3.5 0.3 3.5 0.3
2007 NYN MLB 2 1 4.3 11.80 -40 .470 .257 .321 .399 .245 .500 102 -3.2 -0.3 -3.4 -0.3
2007 SLU A+ 1 1 5.0 9.90 7 .231 .265 .320 .414 .252 .214 107 -1.5 -0.1 -1.5 -0.1
2007 NWO AAA 10 10 61.3 5.57 76 .232 .270 .332 .418 .260 .235 92 0.8 0.1 0.0 0.0
2008 YKO npb 7 7 25.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .355 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2009 HAR AA 21 0 30.3 3.19 125 .236 .265 .338 .403 .269 .326 98 6.2 0.6 6.2 0.6
2009 SYR AAA 19 0 21.7 7.36 43 .352 .262 .323 .386 .243 .408 109 -3.4 -0.3 -3.4 -0.3

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
1998 ERI A- 2 2 0 22 2 47.3 45 14 38 6 0% .000 8.6 2.7 1.1 7.2 1.25 3.23 0.0 0.0
1999 HIC A 3 1 0 9 9 59.0 42 11 46 5 0% .000 6.4 1.7 0.8 7.0 0.90 3.20 0.0 0.0
1999 WPT A- 4 2 0 7 7 45.7 33 11 47 2 0% .000 6.5 2.2 0.4 9.3 0.96 2.56 0.0 0.0
2000 HIC A 11 9 0 24 24 170.0 145 39 193 14 0% .000 7.7 2.1 0.7 10.2 1.08 2.96 0.0 0.0
2000 LYN A+ 1 0 0 2 2 11.0 18 3 8 2 0% .000 14.7 2.5 1.6 6.5 1.91 6.55 0.0 0.0
2001 PIT MLB 3 7 0 22 18 114.0 100 45 57 15 48% .244 7.9 3.6 1.2 4.5 1.27 3.71 2.2 0.2
2001 NAS AAA 1 1 0 2 2 10.7 9 5 6 3 0% .000 7.6 4.2 2.5 5.0 1.31 3.36 0.0 0.0
2001 ALT AA 5 2 0 9 8 58.7 45 12 39 8 0% .000 6.9 1.8 1.2 6.0 0.97 2.61 0.0 0.0
2002 PIT MLB 2 5 0 9 9 43.3 38 24 33 9 58% .232 7.9 5.0 1.9 6.9 1.43 4.98 2.0 0.3
2003 NAS AAA 7 4 0 16 16 77.3 78 30 56 7 0% .289 9.1 3.5 0.8 6.5 1.40 4.19 0.0 0.0
2004 NAS AAA 6 2 0 21 21 116.7 113 33 103 10 0% .299 8.7 2.5 0.8 7.9 1.25 3.47 0.0 0.0
2004 PIT MLB 2 3 0 10 6 38.7 31 13 33 4 54% .250 7.2 3.0 0.9 7.7 1.14 4.42 -0.2 0.0
2005 PIT MLB 10 11 0 25 25 138.7 137 58 88 20 41% .275 8.9 3.8 1.3 5.7 1.41 4.41 6.6 0.7
2006 NYN MLB 3 1 0 6 5 29.0 39 4 16 5 38% .343 12.1 1.2 1.6 5.0 1.48 5.59 0.5 0.1
2006 NOR AAA 2 2 0 7 6 36.2 33 10 17 3 41% .283 8.2 2.5 0.7 4.2 1.19 3.73 -3.2 -0.3
2006 MTS Rk 1 0 0 2 2 8.2 2 0 10 0 31% .125 2.2 0.0 0.0 11.0 0.24 0.00 3.5 0.3
2006 CIN MLB 2 3 0 8 8 40.0 54 16 16 9 34% .302 12.2 3.6 2.0 3.6 1.75 7.20 -7.0 -0.5
2007 NWO AAA 3 4 0 10 10 61.3 58 13 38 11 41% .235 8.5 1.9 1.6 5.6 1.16 3.96 0.0 0.0
2007 NYN MLB 0 1 0 2 1 4.3 12 5 2 2 32% .500 24.9 10.4 4.2 4.2 3.92 22.85 -3.4 -0.3
2007 SLU A+ 0 0 0 1 1 5.0 4 2 3 1 40% .214 7.2 3.6 1.8 5.4 1.20 5.40 -1.5 -0.1
2008 YKO npb 2 2 0 7 7 25.3 41 4 8 3 0% .355 14.6 1.4 1.1 2.8 1.78 4.27 0.0 0.0
2009 SYR AAA 0 1 0 19 0 21.7 37 10 19 6 34% .408 15.3 4.1 2.5 7.9 2.17 7.88 -3.4 -0.3
2009 HAR AA 1 3 3 21 0 30.3 33 9 28 1 55% .326 9.8 2.7 0.3 8.3 1.39 3.56 6.2 0.6

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
2009-08-20 2009-09-08 Minors 19 0 Not Disclosed -
2007-03-31 2007-07-08 15-DL 99 86 Neck Recovery From Surgery Herniated Disc 2007-01-31
2007-01-31 2007-01-31 Off 0 0 - Neck Surgery Herniated Disc 2007-01-31 -
2006-06-09 2006-07-30 Minors 51 0 Not Disclosed -
2004-08-13 2004-08-31 15-DL 18 18 Trunk Strain Rib Cage -
2003-03-30 2003-06-03 60-DL 65 55 Left Shoulder Recovery From Surgery Labrum 2002-07-11
2002-05-28 2002-09-30 60-DL 125 111 Left Shoulder Surgery Labrum 2002-07-11

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2007 NYN $1,250,000
2006 CIN $1,400,000
2006 NYN $1,400,000
2005 PIT $330,000
2003 NYN $312,500
2002 PIT $234,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
5 yrPrevious$4,926,500
5 yrTotal$4,926,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
4 y 137 dDavid Pepe

Details
  • signed 1 year 2008 deal with Yokohama Stars of Japan`s Central League 12/7/07
  • sent outright to Triple-A 11/6/07 (refused assignment)
  • contract purchased 9/18/07 designated for assignment 7/15/07
  • avoided arbitration 12/06, 1 year/$1.25M (07)
  • $1.25M performance bonus: $50K 30 rel app, $75K 40 rel app, $0.1M 50 ra, $0.15M 60 ra, $50K 10 games started, $0.1M 15 games started, $0.15M 20 games started, $0.2M 25 games started, $0.25M 30 games started
  • awards:$25K each All-Star,LCSMVP,WSMVP
  • recalled 9/06 optioned to Triple-A 8/06 recalled 8/06 acquired in trade from CIN 5/06 designated for assignment 5/06 acquired in trade from PIT 12/05
  • re-signed 10/05, 1 year/$1.4M (06)+bonuses ($40K for 160 innings pitched or 50 g, $60K for 180 innings pitched or 60 g, $0.125M for 200 innings pitched
  • re-signed 2/05, 1 year/$0.33M (05) recalled 8/04 optioned to Triple-A 3/04 re-signed 2/04
  • 1 year/$0.3125M (03) 40-m ros 11/02 recalled 6/01

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This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Transient All-Star UpdateJim Baker2006-09-26
Transaction Analysis: September 5-11Christina Kahrl2006-09-13
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 28-31, 2006Christina Kahrl2006-09-01
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: June 16-19, 2006Christina Kahrl2006-06-20
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 25-29Christina Kahrl2006-05-30
Prospectus Hit List: Week of 5/28Marc Normandin2006-05-30
Prospectus Hit List: Week of May 21Jay Jaffe2006-05-23
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 19-21Christina Kahrl2006-05-22
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Elbow SurpriseWill Carroll2006-05-17
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Your First Place RedsJoe Sheehan2006-05-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 21-25Christina Kahrl2006-04-26
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Break Out the GrillWill Carroll2006-04-24
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Early WorriesWill Carroll2006-03-30
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 17-26Christina Kahrl2006-03-27
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTeam Health Reports: Cincinnati RedsWill Carroll2006-03-03
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTeam Health Reports: Cincinnati RedsDave Haller2006-03-03
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: The Transient All-Star Team: The Starting PitchersJim Baker2006-02-17
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Dunn DealJoe Sheehan2006-02-14
Prospectus Notebook: Cubs, PiratesBaseball Prospectus2005-12-16
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Meetings Wrap-Up, NLJoe Sheehan2005-12-15
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: December 7-13Christina Kahrl2005-12-14
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Winter Meetings, Day ThreeJoe Sheehan2005-12-07
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: October 19-25Christina Kahrl2005-10-27
Prospectus Notebook: Pirates, RangersBaseball Prospectus2005-10-07
Prospectus Notebook: LAA, PHI, PITBaseball Prospectus2005-08-19
Prospectus Notebook: Thursday EditionBaseball Prospectus2005-06-09
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Game of the Week: Pittsburgh Pirates @ Chicago Cubs, 4/24/05Jonah Keri2005-04-25
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Look DeeperWill Carroll2005-04-25
This article requires BP Premium accessTeam Health Reports: Pittsburgh PiratesWill Carroll2005-03-22
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 11-16, 2004Christina Kahrl2004-08-19
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 1-2Christina Kahrl2004-08-04
This article requires BP Premium accessLies, Damned Lies: Pitcher vs. Batter Matchups (Holes Part Deux)Nate Silver2003-05-28


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Dave Williams threw 15 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2007, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2007, he didn't rely on a single pitch, instead .