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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
14 1123.7 66 62 3 712 4.14 11.3
Birth Date1-21-1966
Height6' 1"
Weight190 lbs
BatsL
ThrowsL
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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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
1990 CIN MLB 3 3 11.3 13 12 4 2 .274 107 10.3 9.5 1.6 3.2 55% .289 .310 2.21 7.57 6.35 129 8.68 -0.5
1991 CIN MLB 20 18 99.7 92 48 50 4 .252 104 8.3 4.3 0.4 4.5 56% .274 .243 1.40 3.82 4.06 114 4.15 1.3
1992 CIN MLB 28 26 147.3 149 55 79 13 .257 103 9.1 3.4 0.8 4.8 53% .285 .263 1.38 4.03 4.21 113 5.04 -0.1
1993 FLO MLB 32 32 191.0 207 66 108 18 .257 100 9.8 3.1 0.8 5.1 53% .299 .263 1.43 4.12 4.66 105 4.75 1.9
1994 FLO MLB 13 13 73.3 79 23 40 5 .258 106 9.7 2.8 0.6 4.9 48% .305 .245 1.39 3.84 3.07 101 4.37 1.2
1995 FLO MLB 25 24 161.0 157 47 126 17 .252 102 8.8 2.6 1.0 7.0 50% .289 .251 1.27 3.92 3.80 88 4.31 2.7
1996 FLO MLB 38 9 81.0 104 27 50 14 .252 97 11.6 3.0 1.6 5.6 47% .330 .292 1.62 5.25 6.56 113 7.11 -1.1
1997 BOS MLB 29 8 65.3 81 27 48 5 .265 100 11.2 3.7 0.7 6.6 56% .360 .270 1.65 4.00 5.92 96 5.47 0.1
1998 FLO MLB 3 3 13.7 20 8 8 3 .269 97 13.2 5.3 2.0 5.3 54% .362 .336 2.05 6.73 6.59 113 8.67 -0.4
2002 ATL MLB 63 0 76.0 53 31 63 1 .262 98 6.3 3.7 0.1 7.5 62% .242 .209 1.11 2.65 0.95 83 2.94 2.0
2003 NYA MLB 62 0 63.0 65 11 45 5 .262 98 9.3 1.6 0.7 6.4 37% .302 .253 1.21 3.32 2.86 90 4.35 0.7
2004 OAK MLB 41 0 53.7 56 13 34 4 .258 105 9.4 2.2 0.7 5.7 45% .306 .237 1.29 3.75 2.68 95 4.54 0.6
2005 SDN MLB 55 0 58.7 51 14 34 9 .260 92 7.8 2.1 1.4 5.2 46% .230 .250 1.11 4.65 3.84 108 4.03 1.0
2006 CIN MLB 29 0 28.7 36 5 23 5 .264 99 11.3 1.6 1.6 7.2 55% .337 .274 1.43 4.30 6.91 96 5.24 0.1
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Statistics for All Levels

'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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
1986 TAM A+ 5 5 21.7 25 13 5 0 .000 10.4 5.4 0.0 2.1 0% .000 .000 1.75 4.17 3.32
1987 TAM A+ 25 24 170.0 174 60 126 10 .000 9.2 3.2 0.5 6.7 0% .000 .000 1.38 3.34 3.55
1988 CHT AA 26 26 182.7 127 77 127 2 .000 6.3 3.8 0.1 6.3 0% .000 .000 1.12 2.90 1.72
1989 NAS AAA 24 24 157.3 144 96 142 7 .000 8.2 5.5 0.4 8.1 0% .000 .000 1.53 3.59 3.38
1990 CIN MLB 3 3 11.3 13 12 4 2 .274 107 10.3 9.5 1.6 3.2 55% .289 .310 2.21 7.57 6.35
1990 NAS AAA 24 24 149.0 118 63 149 7 .000 7.1 3.8 0.4 9.0 0% .000 .000 1.21 3.03 2.17
1991 CIN MLB 20 18 99.7 92 48 50 4 .252 104 8.3 4.3 0.4 4.5 56% .274 .243 1.40 3.82 4.06
1992 CIN MLB 28 26 147.3 149 55 79 13 .257 103 9.1 3.4 0.8 4.8 53% .285 .263 1.38 4.03 4.21
1993 FLO MLB 32 32 191.0 207 66 108 18 .257 100 9.8 3.1 0.8 5.1 53% .299 .263 1.43 4.12 4.66
1994 FLO MLB 13 13 73.3 79 23 40 5 .258 106 9.7 2.8 0.6 4.9 48% .305 .245 1.39 3.84 3.07
1994 BRV A+ 2 2 7.3 4 3 5 0 .000 4.9 3.7 0.0 6.2 0% .000 .000 0.96 3.05 1.23
1994 PME AA 1 1 2.0 0 0 2 0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 0% .000 .000 0.00 1.17 0.00
1995 FLO MLB 25 24 161.0 157 47 126 17 .252 102 8.8 2.6 1.0 7.0 50% .289 .251 1.27 3.92 3.80
1995 BRV A+ 1 1 4.0 3 0 4 0 .000 6.8 0.0 0.0 9.0 0% .000 .000 0.75 1.10 0.00
1995 CHR AAA 1 1 4.0 3 2 3 0 .000 6.8 4.5 0.0 6.8 0% .000 .000 1.25 3.19 0.00
1996 FLO MLB 38 9 81.0 104 27 50 14 .252 97 11.6 3.0 1.6 5.6 47% .330 .292 1.62 5.25 6.56
1996 BRV A+ 1 1 4.0 3 0 8 0 .000 6.8 0.0 0.0 18.0 0% .000 .000 0.75 -0.73 0.00
1996 CHR AAA 1 1 5.0 5 0 3 0 .000 9.0 0.0 0.0 5.4 0% .000 .000 1.00 2.25 7.20
1997 BOS MLB 29 8 65.3 81 27 48 5 .265 100 11.2 3.7 0.7 6.6 56% .360 .270 1.65 4.00 5.92
1998 FLO MLB 3 3 13.7 20 8 8 3 .269 97 13.2 5.3 2.0 5.3 54% .362 .336 2.05 6.73 6.59
1998 CHR AAA 5 5 28.0 35 14 22 2 .000 11.2 4.5 0.6 7.1 0% .000 .000 1.75 4.35 4.82
2001 BUF AAA 28 4 51.7 53 20 54 5 .000 9.2 3.5 0.9 9.4 0% .000 .000 1.41 3.55 3.31
2001 GWN AAA 21 0 30.7 32 4 29 0 .000 9.4 1.2 0.0 8.5 0% .000 .000 1.17 1.66 2.35
2001 Bay Wnt 4 4 19.7 11 3 16 3 .000 5.0 1.4 1.4 7.3 0% .000 .000 0.71 3.53 1.37
2002 ATL MLB 63 0 76.0 53 31 63 1 .262 98 6.3 3.7 0.1 7.5 62% .242 .209 1.11 2.65 0.95
2003 NYA MLB 62 0 63.0 65 11 45 5 .262 98 9.3 1.6 0.7 6.4 37% .302 .253 1.21 3.32 2.86
2004 OAK MLB 41 0 53.7 56 13 34 4 .258 105 9.4 2.2 0.7 5.7 45% .306 .237 1.29 3.75 2.68
2004 SAC AAA 3 3 4.0 6 0 5 0 .000 13.5 0.0 0.0 11.2 0% .500 .000 1.50 1.01 0.00
2005 SDN MLB 55 0 58.7 51 14 34 9 .260 92 7.8 2.1 1.4 5.2 46% .230 .250 1.11 4.65 3.84
2006 CIN MLB 29 0 28.7 36 5 23 5 .264 99 11.3 1.6 1.6 7.2 55% .337 .274 1.43 4.30 6.91

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
2005-07-20 2005-08-09 15-DL 20 17 Neck Strain -
2004-06-12 2004-07-27 15-DL 45 39 Left Shoulder Strain -
1997-06-28 1997-09-29 60-DL 93 85 Left Elbow Surgery Bone Spur 1997-07-17 -
1996-06-09 1996-07-14 15-DL 35 30 - General Medical Illness Inner Ear Infection - -
1995-08-03 1995-08-19 15-DL 16 15 - Not Disclosed - -
1995-04-25 1995-05-13 15-DL 18 16 Right Trunk Strain Side - -
1994-08-04 1994-08-11 DTD 7 7 Left Lower Leg Fracture Fibula Batted Ball - -
1994-06-11 1994-08-03 15-DL 53 46 - Low Back Strain - -
1991-07-27 1991-09-01 15-DL 36 35 Left Elbow Inflammation Tendonitis - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2006 CIN $800,000
2005 SDN $750,000
2004 OAK $2,400,000
2003 NYA $2,200,000
2002 ATL $450,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
5 yrPrevious$6,600,000
5 yrTotal$6,600,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
11 y 67 dPaul McKinnis1 yr/$0.8M (06)+$M 07 cl opt

Details
  • refused Triple-A assignment 7/06
  • designated for assignment 7/06 signed as a free agent from SD 12/05, 1 year/$0.8M (06)+$M 07 club option
  • signed as a free agent from OAK 1/05, 1 year/$0.75M (05)+$0.3M bonuses (max out @ 65g)
  • OAK declined $3M 05 club option 10/04
  • acquired in trade from NYY 12/03
  • signed as a free agent from ATL 12/02, 2 year/$4.8M (03-04)+$3M 05 club option $0.2M buyout
  • 03:$2.2M, 04:$2.4M, 05:$3M club option $0.2M buyout
  • contract purchased 3/02

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