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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
16 1072 58 63 319 868 3.97 13.2
Birth Date4-24-1968
Height6' 3"
Weight200 lbs
BatsL
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
1993 HOU 25 27 0 37.3 0.0 37.3 1 2 2 2 0 0 150 28 14 13 4 44 15 13 1 25 3.13 4.31 5.42 -0.4 -0.0
1994 HOU 26 48 0 72.7 0.0 72.7 5 2 5 4 0 0 288 52 23 22 3 78 26 22 1 63 2.72 2.98 3.64 12.5 1.0
1995 HOU 27 68 0 99.7 0.0 99.7 6 5 15 5 0 0 442 89 38 34 8 135 52 35 6 96 3.07 3.93 3.70 16.8 1.6
1996 HOU 28 51 0 57.3 0.0 57.3 6 3 17 6 0 0 263 61 30 28 5 85 32 26 5 44 4.40 4.63 5.40 1.1 0.1
1997 DET 29 68 0 70.0 0.0 70.0 5 4 31 5 0 0 301 60 29 24 3 77 35 33 1 70 3.09 3.25 4.01 11.0 1.1
1998 DET 30 65 0 63.3 0.0 63.3 1 4 28 4 0 0 279 58 38 35 7 89 36 32 2 57 4.97 4.66 5.47 2.1 0.2
1999 DET 31 65 0 66.3 0.0 66.3 4 4 30 5 0 0 287 64 30 28 7 99 35 34 1 64 3.80 4.27 4.07 13.3 1.3
2000 DET 32 67 0 64.0 0.0 64.0 2 4 42 4 0 0 271 67 28 25 6 93 25 24 1 67 3.52 3.57 3.94 11.7 1.1
2001 DET 33 45 0 48.7 0.0 48.7 4 5 11 6 0 0 225 60 31 25 6 90 22 21 0 39 4.62 4.45 4.89 3.7 0.4
2001 MIN 33 24 0 19.3 0.0 19.3 1 0 2 2 0 0 89 27 8 7 3 41 7 7 0 15 3.26 4.65 5.48 0.8 0.1
2002 COL 34 79 0 82.3 0.0 82.3 1 4 1 2 0 0 352 84 43 43 10 135 28 25 3 73 4.70 3.81 4.53 12.7 1.4
2003 BOS 35 26 0 29.3 0.0 29.3 2 1 0 0 0 0 133 32 19 18 2 49 13 11 0 31 5.52 3.20 4.19 6.1 0.6
2003 COL 35 33 1 39.3 4.3 35.0 1 4 0 5 0 0 193 61 39 36 8 97 18 18 1 28 8.24 5.64 6.11 0.1 -0.0
2004 CIN 36 51 0 57.0 0.0 57.0 8 2 1 5 0 0 235 49 25 24 4 72 25 23 1 37 3.79 3.94 3.79 8.0 0.8
2004 PHI 36 27 0 25.3 0.0 25.3 3 3 1 1 0 0 123 35 14 14 3 49 8 5 5 22 4.97 4.30 3.98 4.6 0.4
2005 FLO 37 68 0 73.0 0.0 73.0 1 5 40 5 0 0 289 61 19 17 2 75 14 12 3 62 2.10 2.35 2.85 16.6 1.8
2006 DET 38 62 0 64.0 0.0 64.0 2 6 37 6 0 0 272 70 31 28 4 97 11 8 3 28 3.94 3.78 4.38 11.5 1.1
2007 DET 39 63 0 61.3 0.0 61.3 1 4 38 6 0 0 265 64 29 29 3 89 23 17 0 33 4.26 4.00 4.67 7.3 0.7
2008 DET 40 45 0 41.7 0.0 41.7 4 1 18 3 0 0 193 50 30 23 5 76 18 15 4 14 4.97 5.63 6.49 -3.5 -0.3
Career98211072.04.31067.75863319760046501072518473931570443381388683.973.954.43136.313.2

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
1989 AUB A- 11 9 49.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 OSC A+ 27 27 151.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 OSC A+ 14 14 72.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 CCH AA 10 10 55.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 CCH AA 3 3 18.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 TUC AAA 3 0 4.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 HOU MLB 27 0 37.3 5.42 73 .221 .264 .321 .399 .255 .229 95 -0.4 -0.0 -0.4 -0.0
1993 TUC AAA 41 0 48.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 HOU MLB 48 0 72.7 3.64 120 .194 .271 .334 .418 .258 .251 97 12.1 1.2 12.5 1.0
1995 HOU MLB 68 0 99.7 3.70 116 .251 .261 .329 .408 .255 .289 94 15.4 1.5 16.8 1.6
1996 HOU MLB 51 0 57.3 5.40 87 .264 .264 .330 .411 .254 .316 102 1.2 0.1 1.1 0.1
1996 TUC AAA 1 0 2.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 DET MLB 68 0 70.0 4.01 118 .226 .267 .339 .424 .264 .297 98 11.0 1.1 11.0 1.1
1998 DET MLB 65 0 63.3 5.47 89 .254 .269 .337 .428 .263 .288 98 2.1 0.2 2.1 0.2
1999 DET MLB 65 0 66.3 4.07 122 .254 .276 .351 .441 .267 .317 99 13.3 1.3 13.3 1.3
2000 DET MLB 67 0 64.0 3.94 120 .241 .274 .346 .440 .263 .355 93 11.7 1.1 11.7 1.1
2001 DET MLB 45 0 48.7 4.89 99 .293 .268 .335 .442 .264 .342 99 3.7 0.4 3.7 0.4
2001 MIN MLB 24 0 19.3 5.48 90 .284 .265 .327 .428 .257 .375 101 0.8 0.1 0.8 0.1
2002 COL MLB 79 0 82.3 4.53 112 .245 .266 .336 .424 .266 .311 114 13.0 1.3 12.7 1.4
2003 BOS MLB 26 0 29.3 4.19 118 .268 .268 .328 .432 .263 .345 104 6.1 0.6 6.1 0.6
2003 COL MLB 33 1 39.3 6.11 87 .319 .257 .323 .409 .254 .384 116 0.6 0.1 0.1 -0.0
2004 CIN MLB 51 0 57.0 3.79 115 .242 .268 .334 .432 .266 .268 95 8.0 0.8 8.0 0.8
2004 PHI MLB 27 0 25.3 3.98 111 .309 .266 .333 .435 .267 .376 95 4.4 0.4 4.6 0.4
2005 FLO MLB 68 0 73.0 2.85 133 .204 .265 .327 .426 .261 .284 93 17.0 1.7 16.6 1.8
2006 DET MLB 62 0 64.0 4.38 117 .236 .274 .333 .428 .254 .292 106 11.5 1.1 11.5 1.1
2006 USA wor 2 0 1.1 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .600 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 DET MLB 63 0 61.3 4.67 106 .241 .269 .337 .421 .263 .296 101 7.3 0.7 7.3 0.7
2008 DET MLB 45 0 41.7 6.49 67 .285 .267 .335 .418 .263 .296 103 -3.5 -0.3 -3.5 -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
1989 AUB A- 2 3 0 11 9 49.7 47 42 71 2 0% .000 8.5 7.6 0.4 12.9 1.79 5.43 0.0 0.0
1990 OSC A+ 12 10 0 27 27 151.3 124 109 106 2 0% .000 7.4 6.5 0.1 6.3 1.54 3.51 0.0 0.0
1991 CCH AA 4 3 0 10 10 55.3 51 39 37 2 0% .000 8.3 6.3 0.3 6.0 1.63 4.88 0.0 0.0
1991 OSC A+ 4 4 0 14 14 72.3 69 35 51 2 0% .000 8.6 4.4 0.2 6.3 1.44 4.36 0.0 0.0
1992 TUC AAA 0 1 0 3 0 4.0 1 10 4 0 0% .000 2.2 22.5 0.0 9.0 2.75 4.50 0.0 0.0
1992 CCH AA 1 2 0 3 3 18.0 20 6 20 1 0% .000 10.0 3.0 0.5 10.0 1.44 2.50 0.0 0.0
1993 HOU MLB 1 2 2 27 0 37.3 28 15 25 4 63% .229 6.8 3.6 1.0 6.0 1.15 3.13 -0.4 -0.0
1993 TUC AAA 4 2 12 41 0 48.7 49 31 45 5 0% .000 9.1 5.7 0.9 8.3 1.64 4.44 0.0 0.0
1994 HOU MLB 5 2 5 48 0 72.7 52 26 63 3 61% .251 6.4 3.2 0.4 7.8 1.07 2.72 12.5 1.0
1995 HOU MLB 6 5 15 68 0 99.7 89 52 96 8 54% .289 8.0 4.7 0.7 8.7 1.41 3.07 16.8 1.6
1996 HOU MLB 6 3 17 51 0 57.3 61 32 44 5 54% .316 9.6 5.0 0.8 6.9 1.62 4.40 1.1 0.1
1996 TUC AAA 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 1 2 0 0 0% .000 4.5 9.0 0.0 0.0 1.50 0.00 0.0 0.0
1997 DET MLB 5 4 31 68 0 70.0 60 35 70 3 50% .297 7.7 4.5 0.4 9.0 1.36 3.09 11.0 1.1
1998 DET MLB 1 4 28 65 0 63.3 58 36 57 7 50% .288 8.2 5.1 1.0 8.1 1.48 4.97 2.1 0.2
1999 DET MLB 4 4 30 65 0 66.3 64 35 64 7 44% .317 8.7 4.7 0.9 8.7 1.49 3.80 13.3 1.3
2000 DET MLB 2 4 42 67 0 64.0 67 25 67 6 59% .355 9.4 3.5 0.8 9.4 1.44 3.52 11.7 1.1
2001 MIN MLB 1 0 2 24 0 19.3 27 7 15 3 59% .375 12.6 3.3 1.4 7.0 1.76 3.26 0.8 0.1
2001 DET MLB 4 5 11 45 0 48.7 60 22 39 6 68% .342 11.1 4.1 1.1 7.2 1.68 4.62 3.7 0.4
2002 COL MLB 1 4 1 79 0 82.3 84 28 73 10 57% .311 9.2 3.1 1.1 8.0 1.36 4.70 12.7 1.4
2003 BOS MLB 2 1 0 26 0 29.3 32 13 31 2 45% .345 9.8 4.0 0.6 9.5 1.53 5.52 6.1 0.6
2003 COL MLB 1 4 0 33 1 39.3 61 18 28 8 43% .384 14.0 4.1 1.8 6.4 2.01 8.24 0.1 -0.0
2004 CIN MLB 8 2 1 51 0 57.0 49 25 37 4 40% .268 7.7 3.9 0.6 5.8 1.30 3.79 8.0 0.8
2004 PHI MLB 3 3 1 27 0 25.3 35 8 22 3 48% .376 12.4 2.8 1.1 7.8 1.70 4.97 4.6 0.4
2005 FLO MLB 1 5 40 68 0 73.0 61 14 62 2 55% .284 7.5 1.7 0.2 7.6 1.03 2.10 16.6 1.8
2006 USA wor 0 0 0 2 0 1.1 3 0 2 0 0% .600 24.5 0.0 0.0 16.4 2.73 0.00 0.0 0.0
2006 DET MLB 2 6 37 62 0 64.0 70 11 28 4 56% .292 9.8 1.5 0.6 3.9 1.27 3.94 11.5 1.1
2007 DET MLB 1 4 38 63 0 61.3 64 23 33 3 48% .296 9.4 3.4 0.4 4.8 1.42 4.26 7.3 0.7
2008 DET MLB 4 1 18 45 0 41.7 50 18 14 5 46% .296 10.8 3.9 1.1 3.0 1.63 4.97 -3.5 -0.3

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 660 0.5697 0.4606 0.9013 0.6303 0.2359 0.9114 0.8657 0.0987
Career6600.56970.46060.90130.63030.23590.91140.86570.0987

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2008-08-16 2008-09-28 15-DL 43 38 Right Shoulder Soreness -
2008-07-31 2008-08-15 15-DL 15 14 Right Shoulder Inflammation Rotator Cuff Tendinitis -
2006-04-02 2006-04-20 15-DL 18 15 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring -
1996-08-18 1996-09-12 15-DL 25 24 Right Shoulder Inflammation - -
1996-07-20 1996-08-12 15-DL 23 20 Right Shoulder Inflammation - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2008 DET $7,000,000
2007 DET $5,000,000
2006 DET $5,792,956
2005 FLO $1,100,000
2004 CIN, PHI $500,000
2003 COL, BOS $3,000,000
2002 COL $1,000,000
2001 DET, MIN $3,975,000
2000 DET $3,650,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
9 yrPrevious$31,017,956
9 yrTotal$31,017,956

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
14 y 89 dAlan Hendricks1 yr/$7M (08)

Details
  • re-signed as a free agent 11/12/07, 1 year/$7M (08)
  • signed as a free agent from FL 12/05, 2 year/$11M (06-07), 06:$6M, 07:$5M, undiscl amt deferred each year 06-07
  • signed as a free agent from PHI 12/04, 1 year/$1.1M (05)
  • acquired in trade from CIN 7/04 signed as a free agent from TB 3/04 (minor-league contract), 1 year/$0.45M (04)+$0.3M bonuses
  • released 3/04 signed as a free agent from BOS 1/04 (minor-league contract) recalled 9/03 signed as a free agent from COL 7/03
  • designated for assignment 6/03 COL exercised 03 option 10/02
  • 1 year/$1.3M (02)+$3M 03 club option $0.3M buyout
  • 02:$1M, signed as a free agent from DT 1/02 acquired in trade from DT 7/01 MIN picked up c$1.3M of 01 sal

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2014-04-24 13:00:00 (link to chat)What are the chances that German takes over the closer role from Farnsworth this year?
(Ed from Cranford, NJ)
It's possible. But they might try Todd Jones and Mike Henneman first. (Paul Sporer)
2012-06-26 13:00:00 (link to chat)Help me out. Doug Jones is the one who __________ while Todd Jones is the one who ____________.
(Winnie from Napa Valley)
Doug has the mullet and Todd has the awesome horseshow 'stache. Unfortunately there's no easy mnemonic device to keep that straight. Sorry! (Ian Miller)
2010-08-04 13:00:00 (link to chat)Dave Dombrowski has also made some questionable free agent deals with relievers: Troy Percival - $12M for 2 years when his K/IP rate was in freefall Todd Jones - over $17M for 3 years when he was never consistently great On the other hand, besides letting Lyon go, he's let others sign Jamie Walker and Fernando Rodney to long term deals. At least he doesn't tend to reward middle relievers with multi-year deals.
(Michael from Detroit, MI)
So much about relievers is guess-work. Both Percival and Jones were grasping at closers, and I understand the desperation if not the choices. At least he was aiming at the good part of the bullpen, not, as you said, at low-leverage middle relievers. Can I say again: Chan-Ho Park. (Steven Goldman)
2008-07-29 16:00:00 (link to chat)Hey Will, Crank up The Mill! Are the Tigers really caught in no-man's land at this point? While the decision to be buyers or sellers is a difficult one for this team, there's not really much they could do, in terms of improving or dumping, anyway, right?
(Ryan from Atlanta)
They are in a tough position, but they're smart and creative. I think they could do a number of things that would help themselves if they choose to. They could deal Ivan Rodriguez for help, plug Brandon Inge in, and see what happens. They could deal Todd Jones or Joel Zumaya, given the reliever market. Never count out the Tigers. Dombrowski et al have proved themselves time and again. (Will Carroll)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Todd Jones threw 978 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2008, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2008, he relied primarily on his Sinker (91mph) and Cutter (88mph), also mixing in a Fourseam Fastball (91mph), Curve (72mph) and Change (81mph).