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Portrait of Joey Hamilton

Joey Hamilton PPadres

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
10 1340.7 74 73 1 894 4.44 4.2
Birth Date9-9-1970
Height6' 4"
Weight220 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
1994 SDN 23 16 16 108.7 108.7 0.0 9 6 0 0 14 0 447 98 40 36 7 139 29 26 6 61 2.98 3.75 4.57 4.4 0.5
1995 SDN 24 31 30 204.3 202.7 1.7 6 9 0 0 19 3 850 189 89 70 17 272 56 51 11 123 3.08 3.93 4.86 8.5 0.6
1996 SDN 25 34 33 211.7 210.7 1.0 15 9 0 0 18 1 908 206 100 98 19 303 83 80 9 184 4.17 3.83 5.16 12.5 1.1
1997 SDN 26 31 29 192.7 187.7 5.0 12 7 0 0 16 2 831 199 100 91 22 307 69 67 12 124 4.25 4.53 5.40 2.7 -0.1
1998 SDN 27 34 34 217.3 217.3 0.0 13 13 0 0 19 4 958 220 113 103 15 327 106 96 8 147 4.27 4.19 5.17 -6.0 -0.7
1999 TOR 28 22 18 98.0 94.7 3.3 7 8 0 0 7 0 440 118 73 71 13 190 39 39 3 56 6.52 5.07 6.05 4.8 0.4
2000 TOR 29 6 6 33.0 33.0 0.0 2 1 0 0 4 0 135 28 13 13 3 46 12 12 2 15 3.55 4.77 5.72 2.5 0.2
2001 CIN 30 4 4 17.3 17.3 0.0 1 2 0 0 0 0 79 23 12 12 3 35 6 6 1 10 6.23 5.31 6.37 -2.1 -0.2
2001 TOR 30 22 22 122.3 122.3 0.0 5 8 0 0 7 1 554 170 88 80 17 270 38 37 3 82 5.89 4.57 5.16 11.5 1.2
2002 CIN 31 39 17 124.7 90.7 34.0 4 10 1 1 7 0 554 136 78 73 11 205 50 48 6 85 5.27 4.01 4.80 16.8 1.5
2003 CIN 32 3 0 10.7 0.0 10.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 57 21 15 15 3 40 5 5 0 7 12.66 6.72 7.04 -2.6 -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
1992 CSC A 7 7 34.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 HDS A+ 9 8 49.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 WIC AA 6 6 34.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 RCU A+ 2 2 11.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 WIC AA 15 15 90.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 LVG AAA 8 8 47.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 SDN MLB 16 16 108.7 4.57 96 .231 .263 .325 .408 .254 .265 95 8.2 0.8 4.4 0.5
1994 LVG AAA 9 9 59.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 SDN MLB 31 30 204.3 4.86 93 .234 .263 .325 .407 .254 .267 98 12.0 1.2 8.5 0.6
1996 SDN MLB 34 33 211.7 5.16 88 .243 .259 .322 .403 .251 .305 98 8.6 0.8 12.5 1.1
1997 SDN MLB 31 29 192.7 5.40 80 .264 .261 .325 .409 .256 .293 97 -0.7 -0.1 2.7 -0.1
1998 SDN MLB 34 34 217.3 5.17 74 .267 .260 .327 .407 .255 .301 89 -5.6 -0.6 -6.0 -0.7
1999 TOR MLB 22 18 98.0 6.05 87 .271 .278 .349 .435 .266 .319 101 6.1 0.6 4.8 0.4
1999 SYR AAA 3 3 12.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 TOR MLB 6 6 33.0 5.72 88 .229 .265 .343 .425 .260 .243 96 2.5 0.2 2.5 0.2
2000 SYR AAA 6 6 39.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 CIN MLB 4 4 17.3 6.37 64 .294 .240 .309 .382 .246 .339 99 -0.6 -0.1 -2.1 -0.2
2001 TOR MLB 22 22 122.3 5.16 93 .302 .266 .331 .426 .262 .370 99 9.6 0.9 11.5 1.2
2001 LOU AAA 1 1 5.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 CIN MLB 39 17 124.7 4.80 97 .265 .260 .324 .407 .257 .311 103 13.2 1.3 16.8 1.5
2002 LOU AAA 3 3 14.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .205 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 CIN MLB 3 0 10.7 7.04 49 .388 .276 .334 .453 .270 .429 101 -2.3 -0.2 -2.6 -0.3
2003 LOU AAA 33 8 86.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 POR AAA 11 10 47.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .328 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
1992 CSC A 2 2 0 7 7 34.7 37 4 35 2 0% .000 9.6 1.0 0.5 9.1 1.18 3.37 0.0 0.0
1992 WIC AA 3 0 0 6 6 34.7 33 11 26 2 0% .000 8.6 2.9 0.5 6.7 1.27 2.85 0.0 0.0
1992 HDS A+ 4 3 0 9 8 49.3 46 18 43 0 0% .000 8.4 3.3 0.0 7.8 1.30 2.74 0.0 0.0
1993 LVG AAA 3 2 0 8 8 47.0 49 22 33 0 0% .000 9.4 4.2 0.0 6.3 1.51 4.40 0.0 0.0
1993 WIC AA 4 9 0 15 15 90.7 101 36 50 3 0% .000 10.0 3.6 0.3 5.0 1.51 3.97 0.0 0.0
1993 RCU A+ 1 0 0 2 2 11.0 11 2 6 0 0% .000 9.0 1.6 0.0 4.9 1.18 4.09 0.0 0.0
1994 SDN MLB 9 6 0 16 16 108.7 98 29 61 7 58% .265 8.1 2.4 0.6 5.1 1.17 2.98 4.4 0.5
1994 LVG AAA 3 5 0 9 9 59.3 69 22 32 2 0% .000 10.5 3.3 0.3 4.9 1.53 2.73 0.0 0.0
1995 SDN MLB 6 9 0 31 30 204.3 189 56 123 17 59% .267 8.3 2.5 0.7 5.4 1.20 3.08 8.5 0.6
1996 SDN MLB 15 9 0 34 33 211.7 206 83 184 19 61% .305 8.8 3.5 0.8 7.8 1.37 4.17 12.5 1.1
1997 SDN MLB 12 7 0 31 29 192.7 199 69 124 22 52% .293 9.3 3.2 1.0 5.8 1.39 4.25 2.7 -0.1
1998 SDN MLB 13 13 0 34 34 217.3 220 106 147 15 51% .301 9.1 4.4 0.6 6.1 1.50 4.27 -6.0 -0.7
1999 TOR MLB 7 8 0 22 18 98.0 118 39 56 13 44% .319 10.8 3.6 1.2 5.1 1.60 6.52 4.8 0.4
1999 SYR AAA 0 1 0 3 3 12.3 15 5 9 2 0% .000 11.0 3.7 1.5 6.6 1.63 5.12 0.0 0.0
2000 TOR MLB 2 1 0 6 6 33.0 28 12 15 3 44% .243 7.6 3.3 0.8 4.1 1.21 3.55 2.5 0.2
2000 SYR AAA 3 2 0 6 6 39.3 41 12 17 1 0% .000 9.4 2.7 0.2 3.9 1.35 3.66 0.0 0.0
2001 TOR MLB 5 8 0 22 22 122.3 170 38 82 17 58% .370 12.5 2.8 1.3 6.0 1.70 5.89 11.5 1.2
2001 CIN MLB 1 2 0 4 4 17.3 23 6 10 3 52% .339 11.9 3.1 1.6 5.2 1.67 6.23 -2.1 -0.2
2001 LOU AAA 1 0 0 1 1 5.0 4 1 1 1 0% .000 7.2 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.00 5.40 0.0 0.0
2002 CIN MLB 4 10 1 39 17 124.7 136 50 85 11 63% .311 9.8 3.6 0.8 6.1 1.49 5.27 16.8 1.5
2002 LOU AAA 1 0 0 3 3 14.0 10 6 10 2 0% .205 6.4 3.9 1.3 6.4 1.14 2.57 0.0 0.0
2003 CIN MLB 0 0 0 3 0 10.7 21 5 7 3 38% .429 17.7 4.2 2.5 5.9 2.44 12.66 -2.6 -0.3
2003 LOU AAA 8 3 1 33 8 86.3 103 18 45 5 0% .333 10.7 1.9 0.5 4.7 1.40 3.23 0.0 0.0
2004 POR AAA 0 2 0 11 10 47.0 61 15 23 3 0% .328 11.7 2.9 0.6 4.4 1.62 5.36 0.0 0.0

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

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2002-07-08 2002-08-06 15-DL 29 23 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2002-05-07 2002-05-22 15-DL 15 14 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2000-04-03 2000-08-19 60-DL 138 123 Right Shoulder Recovery From Surgery Rotator Cuff and Labrum 1999-09-11 -
1999-09-01 1999-10-04 DTD 33 28 Right Shoulder Surgery Rotator Cuff and Labrum 1999-09-11 -
1999-04-14 1999-05-26 15-DL 42 40 Right Shoulder Impingement - -
1997-04-24 1997-05-17 15-DL 23 20 Right Shoulder Inflammation Rotator Cuff Tendinitis and Bursa - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2002 CIN $500,000
2001 TOR $7,250,000
2000 TOR $5,500,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$13,250,000
3 yrTotal$13,250,000

 

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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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Upside By Year

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Comparable Players (Similarity Index )

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BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2003 Hamilton has never fully recovered from 1999 rotator cuff surgery. Though he poured gasoline all over himself last spring, no team lit a match until his eighth start. From that point on infernos raged until he was shifted to the bullpen, where he showed he could still dial up his old hard, sinking fastball for brief stretches. Although the Reds were interested in signing Hamilton to a modest free agent contract to pitch in relief, heís signed on with the Cardinals in their drive to mass-acquire every struggling veteran starting pitcher in his thirties.
2002 The Reds took a calculated risk, in that having Hamilton work with Don Gullett might make it clear to Hamilton that he could get something out of pitching for the Reds besides money. For the team, itís a worthwhile exercise to give a struggling veteran the chance to be the next Pete Harnisch or Elmer Dessens. If the player treats the opportunity as an investment in his career, everyone comes out ahead. Hamilton is supposed to be all the way back from his í99 rotator-cuff repair, so wherever he winds up, he might turn in a serviceable season. With longtime believer Dave Stewart now the pitching coach in Milwaukee, donít bet against his becoming a Brewer.
2001 While Woody Williams was coming back from an aneurysm and being the Padres' best starter, Joey Hamilton was rehabbing from shoulder surgery and not pitching nearly as often. He threw a good six starts for a team that needed more. Even if he's healthy, he's just another of the Blue Jays' many bulk-starts guys.
2000 Dave Stewart was given credit for Hamiltonís good second half in 1998, but whatever Stewart was able to do as a pitching coach didnít work as well from the front office. Hamilton doesnít resemble, in any way, shape or form, the pitcher who looked so good through 1994. An optimist would point to his sore shoulder and say it caused the bad year; a realist points to the loss of velocity and lack of movement and thinks, ďHeís done.Ē
1999 It was a tale of two seasons for Hamilton. His pre- and post-All Star break ERA: 5.15 vs. 3.13. What happened? Apparently, Dave Stewart worked with Hamilton to slow down his delivery and improve his concentration. Whatever the case, he kept baserunners to a minimum in the second half. I've been predicting a monster breakout for years, and I'll do it again this year.
1998 After being one of the better starters in the league through 1997, Hamilton was not happy Padres management didnít give him a Brad Radke-like contract. Heís got a beef, but last year didnít help his cause. A very fast worker who uses his defense with his sinker, Hamilton should continue to succeed when heís healthy.
1997 He had an OK year overall, but Hamilton showed development as his strikeout rate jumped, and he continued to eat up starts and innings. Iíd look for him to explode on the league this year and be no worse than its third-best starter. Hamilton gets strikeouts and groundballs, a lethal combination.
1996  The strikeout rate is low, but he gets lots of groundballs, and adheres to the Ray Miller credo: work fast, change speeds, throw strikes. Intelligent pitcher; he does all the secondary things well, such as holding runners, fielding the position and, after a terrible rookie season, is an improving hitter. We'll still be discussing him in 2010.

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This article requires BP Premium accessWestern Front: An Almost Defense of Kevin TowersGeoff Young2012-12-18
This article requires BP Premium accessPainting the Black: In Houston, an Unexpected SomebodyR.J. Anderson2012-08-16
Future Shock Blog: Draft Day Dream CrushingKevin Goldstein2012-06-04
This article requires BP Premium accessWestern Front: Perpetually Rebuilding the PadresGeoff Young2012-01-23
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: The Giants Stand PatJohn Perrotto2011-03-11
This article requires BP Premium accessSeidnotes: Those Who Need SupportEric Seidman2010-08-13
This article requires BP Premium accessLies, Damned Lies: Rookies and CyclesNate Silver2007-08-23
This article requires BP Premium accessSchrodinger's Bat: Hummingbirds and SlothsDan Fox2007-05-03
This article requires BP Premium accessHope and Faith: How the San Diego Padres Can Win the World SeriesMarc Normandin2007-03-25
This article requires BP Premium access2005--Setting the Stage: Breakout HunchesRany Jazayerli2005-03-28
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Wests, etc.Christina Kahrl2005-03-25
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: June 8-13, 2004Christina Kahrl2004-06-16
This article requires BP Premium accessBreaking Balls: The Program ChallengeDerek Zumsteg2004-05-25
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 31-April 5, 2004Christina Kahrl2004-04-06
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: June 6-9Christina Kahrl2003-06-13
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 27-June 5, 2003Christina Kahrl2003-06-07
Transaction Analysis: April 11-13, 2003Christina Kahrl2003-04-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 25-April 6, 2003Christina Kahrl2003-04-09
This article requires BP Premium accessPECOTA Preview: The National LeagueNate Silver2003-03-26
Transaction Analysis: The CentralsChristina Kahrl2003-01-30
Transaction Analysis: August 4-7, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-08-12
Transaction Analysis: July 15-21, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-07-24
Transaction Analysis: June 25-July 14, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-07-19
Transaction Analysis: June 18-24, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-06-26
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 20-22, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-05-24
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 30-May 11, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-05-13
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Daily Prospectus: LABR UpdateJoe Sheehan2002-05-10
Prospectus Feature: Aim for the Head: Dropping the Worst StartsKeith Woolner2002-05-03
Prospectus Feature: The Curse of the MooseJohn Brattain2002-04-09
The Curse of the Moose: What the Ken Griffey Jr. Trade WroughtJohn Brattain2002-04-09
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Daily Prospectus: NL, v20.02Joe Sheehan2002-03-30
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 19-25, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-03-27
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Daily Prospectus: LABRJoe Sheehan2002-03-22
Transaction Analysis: March 6-13, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-03-18


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