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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
8 922 45 61 36 619 4.99 3.4
Birth Date12-23-1977
Height6' 3"
Weight212 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
2001 COL 23 27 27 160.0 160.0 0.0 6 10 0 0 14 0 711 157 96 90 26 284 87 77 10 134 5.06 5.26 5.91 13.3 1.1
2002 COL 24 21 21 119.3 119.3 0.0 5 11 0 0 7 1 537 122 84 76 25 231 60 57 7 67 5.73 6.16 7.20 -6.6 -0.8
2003 COL 25 23 23 137.0 137.0 0.0 11 8 0 0 14 0 596 124 73 70 12 199 58 54 12 93 4.60 4.29 4.97 23.1 2.2
2004 COL 26 66 0 63.3 0.0 63.3 1 9 35 9 0 0 316 71 52 50 12 126 52 45 5 52 7.11 6.48 6.06 2.7 0.3
2005 COL 27 13 12 72.7 71.7 1.0 1 7 0 0 6 0 322 69 33 33 7 114 36 32 8 39 4.09 4.99 5.61 3.3 0.3
2005 NYA 27 14 12 79.0 77.3 1.7 7 3 0 0 9 0 330 66 26 25 7 102 30 30 6 40 2.85 4.56 5.06 5.3 0.5
2006 NYA 28 17 11 63.0 52.0 11.0 5 3 0 0 3 0 306 77 54 49 11 135 36 34 5 35 7.00 6.30 6.52 0.3 0.1
2006 PIT 28 9 9 46.0 46.0 0.0 2 3 0 0 2 0 210 47 32 28 12 96 27 26 4 27 5.48 7.35 8.25 -9.8 -1.0
2007 PIT 29 64 4 96.0 19.3 76.7 5 4 1 7 1 0 428 95 42 42 9 148 48 37 7 79 3.94 4.47 4.77 11.5 1.3
2008 HOU 30 15 15 85.7 85.7 0.0 2 3 0 0 9 1 374 88 52 48 16 160 41 36 2 53 5.04 5.80 6.39 -6.8 -0.7
Career269134922.0768.3153.74561361665241309165445111371595475428666194.995.385.9336.23.4

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1996 POR A- 4 4 19.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 ASH A 28 27 162.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .307 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 SLM A+ 12 12 56.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 SLM A+ 12 12 72.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 CAR AA 27 27 173.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 COL MLB 27 27 160.0 5.91 96 .261 .259 .323 .420 .259 .289 119 14.5 1.4 13.3 1.1
2001 CSP AAA 4 4 24.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 COL MLB 21 21 119.3 7.20 60 .273 .257 .324 .411 .259 .257 115 -8.8 -0.9 -6.6 -0.8
2002 CSP AAA 4 4 20.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .317 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 COL MLB 23 23 137.0 4.97 105 .243 .257 .324 .401 .256 .266 112 19.1 1.9 23.1 2.2
2003 CSP AAA 1 1 3.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .400 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 COL MLB 66 0 63.3 6.06 89 .288 .270 .338 .432 .266 .303 116 2.7 0.3 2.7 0.3
2005 COL MLB 13 12 72.7 5.61 91 .258 .255 .319 .397 .253 .267 113 3.1 0.3 3.3 0.3
2005 NYA MLB 14 12 79.0 5.06 95 .234 .269 .331 .427 .264 .239 102 5.3 0.5 5.3 0.5
2005 CSP AAA 3 3 12.7 6.88 64 .341 .289 .354 .456 .291 .372 98 -0.8 -0.1 -1.1 -0.1
2006 NYA MLB 17 11 63.0 6.52 75 .308 .268 .333 .429 .256 .301 105 -0.3 -0.0 0.3 0.1
2006 PIT MLB 9 9 46.0 8.25 22 .312 .267 .326 .436 .263 .250 95 -9.7 -0.9 -9.8 -1.0
2006 TRN AA 1 1 5.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .250 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 PIT MLB 64 4 96.0 4.77 101 .267 .266 .328 .416 .255 .302 101 10.1 1.0 11.5 1.3
2008 HOU MLB 15 15 85.7 6.39 60 .282 .264 .336 .412 .263 .275 98 -5.9 -0.6 -6.8 -0.7
2009 SAC AAA 14 12 73.0 6.94 29 .310 .273 .348 .424 .273 .297 87 -14.1 -1.4 -14.1 -1.4

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 POR A- 0 2 0 4 4 19.7 24 9 17 2 0% .000 11.0 4.1 0.9 7.8 1.68 6.85 0.0 0.0
1997 ASH A 11 7 0 28 27 162.0 155 63 149 13 0% .307 8.6 3.5 0.7 8.3 1.35 3.89 0.0 0.0
1998 SLM A+ 0 4 0 12 12 56.0 53 31 54 5 0% .000 8.5 5.0 0.8 8.7 1.50 5.30 0.0 0.0
1999 SLM A+ 5 5 0 12 12 72.0 69 34 66 3 0% .000 8.6 4.2 0.4 8.2 1.43 4.12 0.0 0.0
2000 CAR AA 10 10 0 27 27 173.7 151 85 172 10 0% .000 7.8 4.4 0.5 8.9 1.36 3.16 0.0 0.0
2001 COL MLB 6 10 0 27 27 160.0 157 87 134 26 52% .289 8.8 4.9 1.5 7.5 1.52 5.06 13.3 1.1
2001 CSP AAA 2 0 0 4 4 24.0 18 7 28 3 0% .000 6.8 2.6 1.1 10.5 1.04 2.25 0.0 0.0
2002 COL MLB 5 11 0 21 21 119.3 122 60 67 25 50% .257 9.2 4.5 1.9 5.1 1.53 5.73 -6.6 -0.8
2002 CSP AAA 2 0 0 4 4 20.7 23 10 15 3 0% .317 10.0 4.3 1.3 6.5 1.59 4.78 0.0 0.0
2003 COL MLB 11 8 0 23 23 137.0 124 58 93 12 40% .266 8.1 3.8 0.8 6.1 1.33 4.60 23.1 2.2
2003 CSP AAA 0 0 0 1 1 3.0 5 0 2 1 0% .400 15.0 0.0 3.0 6.0 1.67 6.00 0.0 0.0
2004 COL MLB 1 9 35 66 0 63.3 71 52 52 12 33% .303 10.1 7.4 1.7 7.4 1.94 7.11 2.7 0.3
2005 COL MLB 1 7 0 13 12 72.7 69 36 39 7 38% .267 8.5 4.5 0.9 4.8 1.44 4.09 3.3 0.3
2005 NYA MLB 7 3 0 14 12 79.0 66 30 40 7 43% .239 7.5 3.4 0.8 4.6 1.22 2.85 5.3 0.5
2005 CSP AAA 0 2 0 3 3 12.7 19 4 11 3 33% .372 13.5 2.8 2.1 7.8 1.81 9.92 -1.1 -0.1
2006 PIT MLB 2 3 0 9 9 46.0 47 27 27 12 36% .250 9.2 5.3 2.3 5.3 1.61 5.48 -9.8 -1.0
2006 TRN AA 0 0 0 1 1 5.0 4 2 3 0 0% .250 7.2 3.6 0.0 5.4 1.20 5.40 0.0 0.0
2006 NYA MLB 5 3 0 17 11 63.0 77 36 35 11 34% .301 11.0 5.1 1.6 5.0 1.79 7.00 0.3 0.1
2007 PIT MLB 5 4 1 64 4 96.0 95 48 79 9 46% .302 8.9 4.5 0.8 7.4 1.49 3.94 11.5 1.3
2008 HOU MLB 2 3 0 15 15 85.7 88 41 53 16 38% .275 9.2 4.3 1.7 5.6 1.51 5.04 -6.8 -0.7
2009 SAC AAA 8 4 0 14 12 73.0 77 42 53 13 45% .297 9.5 5.2 1.6 6.5 1.63 6.29 -14.1 -1.4

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 1314 0.4658 0.4169 0.8172 0.5997 0.2564 0.9101 0.6278 0.1810
Career13140.46580.41690.81720.59970.25640.91010.62780.181

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2009-08-26 2009-09-06 Minors 11 0 Right Groin Strain -
2006-05-17 2006-06-11 15-DL 25 23 Left Lower Leg Swelling Hematoma -
2005-06-03 2005-07-06 15-DL 33 30 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2003-08-17 2003-09-29 15-DL 43 37 Right Elbow Inflammation Tendonitis -
2003-06-30 2003-07-19 15-DL 19 16 Right Elbow Inflammation Tendonitis -
2002-05-10 2002-06-06 15-DL 27 26 Right Chest Strain -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2008 HOU $2,000,000
2007 PIT $3,825,000
2006 NYA, PIT $3,600,000
2005 COL, NYA $2,350,000
2004 COL $1,850,000
2003 COL $300,000
2002 COL $235,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
7 yrPrevious$14,160,000
7 yrTotal$14,160,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
6 y 140 dDan Horwits1 yr/$2M (08)

Details
  • released 6/26/08 signed as a free agent from PIT 2/20/08, 1 year/$2M (08)
  • avoided arbitration 1/07 ($4.25M-$3.7M), 1 year/$3.825M (07)+performance bonus:$50K each 160,180 innings pitched, $0.125M 200 innings pitched
  • acquired in trade from NYY 7/06
  • avoided arbitration 2/06 ($4.15M-$3.1M), 1 year/$3.6M (06)+$0.1M bonuses ($25K each 180,190,200,210 innings pitched)
  • acquired in trade from COL 7/05 1 year/$2.35M (05) (avoided arbitration, $2.925M-$2.15M), $0.25M bonuses
  • re-signed 1/04, 1 year/$1.85M (avoided arbitration-Super 2)
  • 1 year/$0.3M (03)
  • recalled 9/02 optioned to Triple-A 8/02
  • 1 year/$0.235M (02) 3/02

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DateQuestionAnswer
2012-02-23 11:00:00 (link to chat)Jordan Walden, over/under 30 saves? Should I handcuff him with Downs?
(LoyalRoyal from Kansas)
Goodness, predicting saves? I truly have no idea. If Shawn Chacon can notch 35 saves in a season, then I don't see why Walden can't. (Geoff Young)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Shawn Chacon threw 1,575 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2008, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2008, he relied primarily on his Sinker (88mph) and Fourseam Fastball (89mph), also mixing in a Slider (82mph), Curve (75mph) and Change (80mph).