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Portrait of Kent Mercker

Kent Mercker PBraves

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
18 1325.3 74 67 25 917 4.16 7.9
Birth Date2-1-1968
Height6' 1"
Weight175 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
1989 ATL 21 2 1 4.3 2.3 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 26 8 6 6 0 12 6 6 0 4 12.46 4.97 6.13 -0.8 -0.1
1990 ATL 22 36 0 48.3 0.0 48.3 4 7 7 4 0 0 211 43 22 17 6 68 24 21 2 39 3.17 4.42 4.22 3.4 0.3
1991 ATL 23 50 4 73.3 19.3 54.0 5 3 6 3 1 0 306 56 23 21 5 84 35 32 1 62 2.58 3.46 4.41 5.7 0.6
1992 ATL 24 53 0 68.3 0.0 68.3 3 2 6 5 0 0 289 51 27 26 4 73 35 34 3 49 3.42 3.77 4.85 -0.5 -0.2
1993 ATL 25 43 6 66.0 30.0 36.0 3 1 0 3 1 0 283 52 24 21 2 71 36 33 2 59 2.86 3.31 3.48 11.0 1.1
1994 ATL 26 20 17 112.3 109.3 3.0 9 4 0 0 10 0 461 90 46 43 16 155 45 42 0 111 3.45 4.14 4.90 5.6 0.6
1995 ATL 27 29 26 143.0 140.0 3.0 7 8 0 0 11 1 622 140 73 66 16 225 61 59 3 102 4.15 4.44 5.06 8.6 1.1
1996 BAL 28 14 12 58.0 54.3 3.7 3 6 0 0 3 0 283 73 56 50 12 127 35 34 3 22 7.76 7.15 7.29 -2.4 -0.2
1996 CLE 28 10 0 11.7 0.0 11.7 1 0 0 2 0 0 46 10 4 4 1 15 3 2 0 7 3.09 3.93 4.73 1.4 0.1
1997 CIN 29 28 25 144.7 140.7 4.0 8 11 0 0 13 0 616 135 65 63 16 216 62 56 2 75 3.92 4.80 5.44 7.1 0.8
1998 SLN 30 30 29 161.7 160.7 1.0 11 11 0 0 11 1 716 199 99 91 11 276 53 49 3 72 5.07 4.10 4.48 23.3 2.2
1999 BOS 31 5 5 25.7 25.7 0.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 113 23 12 10 0 31 13 13 1 17 3.51 3.52 4.09 6.3 0.6
1999 SLN 31 25 18 103.7 91.3 12.3 6 5 0 0 7 0 476 125 73 59 16 208 51 48 2 64 5.12 5.38 6.25 4.7 0.4
2000 ANA 32 21 7 48.3 26.7 21.7 1 3 0 0 0 0 225 57 35 35 12 105 29 26 2 30 6.52 7.13 7.73 -6.9 -0.6
2002 COL 34 58 0 44.0 0.0 44.0 3 1 0 4 0 0 208 55 33 30 12 108 22 20 2 37 6.14 6.38 6.03 0.4 -0.0
2003 ATL 35 18 0 17.0 0.0 17.0 0 0 1 1 0 0 73 15 3 2 1 21 7 5 0 7 1.06 4.15 3.74 2.8 0.2
2003 CIN 35 49 0 38.3 0.0 38.3 0 2 0 4 0 0 169 31 13 10 5 56 25 23 0 41 2.35 4.49 4.66 0.7 0.1
2004 CHN 36 71 0 53.0 0.0 53.0 3 1 0 5 0 0 223 39 15 15 4 60 27 25 3 51 2.55 3.71 4.15 5.4 0.5
2005 CIN 37 78 0 61.7 0.0 61.7 3 1 4 4 0 0 265 64 27 25 8 110 19 15 3 45 3.65 4.29 4.75 7.8 0.8
2006 CIN 38 37 0 28.3 0.0 28.3 1 1 1 3 0 0 123 28 15 13 6 53 11 10 0 17 4.13 5.83 6.53 -2.7 -0.3
2008 CIN 40 15 0 13.7 0.0 13.7 1 0 0 0 0 0 58 13 5 5 1 19 8 7 0 6 3.29 4.93 5.26 0.3 0.0
Career6921501325.3800.3525.074672538592579213076766121542093607560329174.164.605.1281.37.9

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1987 DUR A+ 3 3 11.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1988 DUR A+ 19 19 127.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1988 GRN AA 9 9 48.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 ATL MLB 2 1 4.3 6.13 42 .406 .217 .284 .336 .234 .500 99 -0.7 -0.1 -0.8 -0.1
1989 GWN AAA 27 27 168.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 ATL MLB 36 0 48.3 4.22 104 .258 .261 .329 .389 .267 .264 104 4.2 0.4 3.4 0.3
1990 GWN AAA 12 10 58.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 ATL MLB 50 4 73.3 4.41 98 .225 .256 .319 .377 .259 .251 105 6.2 0.7 5.7 0.6
1992 ATL MLB 53 0 68.3 4.85 78 .235 .257 .317 .381 .259 .237 103 0.2 0.0 -0.5 -0.2
1993 ATL MLB 43 6 66.0 3.48 123 .223 .257 .318 .388 .256 .275 100 13.4 1.4 11.0 1.1
1994 ATL MLB 20 17 112.3 4.90 96 .227 .266 .323 .415 .252 .256 101 9.5 0.9 5.6 0.6
1995 ATL MLB 29 26 143.0 5.06 89 .263 .264 .325 .406 .255 .282 98 10.1 1.0 8.6 1.1
1996 BAL MLB 14 12 58.0 7.29 63 .322 .273 .342 .429 .263 .289 98 -2.4 -0.2 -2.4 -0.2
1996 CLE MLB 10 0 11.7 4.73 110 .216 .279 .345 .438 .265 .257 97 1.4 0.1 1.4 0.1
1996 BUF AAA 3 3 16.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 CIN MLB 28 25 144.7 5.44 83 .250 .261 .324 .408 .256 .259 100 3.2 0.3 7.1 0.8
1998 SLN MLB 30 29 161.7 4.48 103 .270 .263 .324 .405 .253 .326 100 20.8 2.0 23.3 2.2
1999 BOS MLB 5 5 25.7 4.09 120 .250 .265 .327 .420 .254 .280 97 6.3 0.6 6.3 0.6
1999 SLN MLB 25 18 103.7 6.25 79 .291 .274 .341 .435 .258 .318 104 1.2 0.1 4.7 0.4
2000 ANA MLB 21 7 48.3 7.73 42 .306 .278 .354 .455 .271 .296 91 -6.9 -0.6 -6.9 -0.6
2000 LEL A+ 1 1 4.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 COL MLB 58 0 44.0 6.03 85 .310 .267 .344 .434 .270 .319 116 0.7 0.1 0.4 -0.0
2002 CSP AAA 2 0 1.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .167 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 ATL MLB 18 0 17.0 3.74 120 .234 .269 .337 .406 .260 .241 100 2.9 0.3 2.8 0.2
2003 CIN MLB 49 0 38.3 4.66 100 .260 .266 .338 .431 .265 .265 100 0.7 0.1 0.7 0.1
2004 CHN MLB 71 0 53.0 4.15 108 .231 .266 .338 .431 .267 .254 96 5.7 0.6 5.4 0.5
2005 CIN MLB 78 0 61.7 4.75 103 .266 .270 .335 .432 .266 .295 107 7.8 0.8 7.8 0.8
2006 CIN MLB 37 0 28.3 6.53 63 .277 .268 .334 .433 .263 .247 97 -2.7 -0.3 -2.7 -0.3
2008 CIN MLB 15 0 13.7 5.26 88 .246 .273 .346 .430 .272 .279 101 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0
2008 DYT A 1 0 1.0 1.90 156 .006 .223 .309 .324 .241 .000 103 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0
2008 LOU AAA 2 1 1.7 5.15 70 .259 .277 .352 .419 .276 .286 85 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
1987 DUR A+ 0 1 0 3 3 11.7 11 6 14 1 0% .000 8.5 4.6 0.8 10.8 1.45 5.38 0.0 0.0
1988 DUR A+ 11 4 0 19 19 127.7 102 47 159 5 0% .000 7.2 3.3 0.4 11.2 1.17 2.75 0.0 0.0
1988 GRN AA 3 1 0 9 9 48.3 36 26 60 2 0% .000 6.7 4.8 0.4 11.2 1.28 3.35 0.0 0.0
1989 ATL MLB 0 0 0 2 1 4.3 8 6 4 0 38% .500 16.6 12.5 0.0 8.3 3.23 12.46 -0.8 -0.1
1989 GWN AAA 9 12 0 27 27 168.7 107 95 144 17 0% .000 5.7 5.1 0.9 7.7 1.20 3.20 0.0 0.0
1990 ATL MLB 4 7 7 36 0 48.3 43 24 39 6 41% .264 8.0 4.5 1.1 7.3 1.39 3.17 3.4 0.3
1990 GWN AAA 5 4 1 12 10 58.3 60 27 69 1 0% .000 9.3 4.2 0.2 10.7 1.49 3.55 0.0 0.0
1991 ATL MLB 5 3 6 50 4 73.3 56 35 62 5 48% .251 6.9 4.3 0.6 7.6 1.24 2.58 5.7 0.6
1992 ATL MLB 3 2 6 53 0 68.3 51 35 49 4 41% .237 6.7 4.6 0.5 6.5 1.26 3.42 -0.5 -0.2
1993 ATL MLB 3 1 0 43 6 66.0 52 36 59 2 45% .275 7.1 4.9 0.3 8.0 1.33 2.86 11.0 1.1
1994 ATL MLB 9 4 0 20 17 112.3 90 45 111 16 41% .256 7.2 3.6 1.3 8.9 1.20 3.45 5.6 0.6
1995 ATL MLB 7 8 0 29 26 143.0 140 61 102 16 44% .282 8.8 3.8 1.0 6.4 1.41 4.15 8.6 1.1
1996 CLE MLB 1 0 0 10 0 11.7 10 3 7 1 35% .257 7.7 2.3 0.8 5.4 1.11 3.09 1.4 0.1
1996 BAL MLB 3 6 0 14 12 58.0 73 35 22 12 31% .289 11.3 5.4 1.9 3.4 1.86 7.76 -2.4 -0.2
1996 BUF AAA 0 2 0 3 3 16.0 11 9 11 3 0% .000 6.2 5.1 1.7 6.2 1.25 3.94 0.0 0.0
1997 CIN MLB 8 11 0 28 25 144.7 135 62 75 16 41% .259 8.4 3.9 1.0 4.7 1.36 3.92 7.1 0.8
1998 SLN MLB 11 11 0 30 29 161.7 199 53 72 11 42% .326 11.1 3.0 0.6 4.0 1.56 5.07 23.3 2.2
1999 BOS MLB 2 0 0 5 5 25.7 23 13 17 0 44% .280 8.1 4.6 0.0 6.0 1.40 3.51 6.3 0.6
1999 SLN MLB 6 5 0 25 18 103.7 125 51 64 16 40% .318 10.9 4.4 1.4 5.6 1.70 5.12 4.7 0.4
2000 ANA MLB 1 3 0 21 7 48.3 57 29 30 12 39% .296 10.6 5.4 2.2 5.6 1.78 6.52 -6.9 -0.6
2000 LEL A+ 0 0 0 1 1 4.0 0 0 3 0 0% .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.8 0.00 0.00 0.0 0.0
2002 COL MLB 3 1 0 58 0 44.0 55 22 37 12 47% .319 11.2 4.5 2.5 7.6 1.75 6.14 0.4 -0.0
2002 CSP AAA 0 0 0 2 0 1.7 3 2 0 2 0% .167 15.9 10.6 10.6 0.0 2.94 21.18 0.0 0.0
2003 CIN MLB 0 2 0 49 0 38.3 31 25 41 5 47% .265 7.3 5.9 1.2 9.6 1.46 2.35 0.7 0.1
2003 ATL MLB 0 0 1 18 0 17.0 15 7 7 1 32% .241 7.9 3.7 0.5 3.7 1.29 1.06 2.8 0.2
2004 CHN MLB 3 1 0 71 0 53.0 39 27 51 4 37% .254 6.6 4.6 0.7 8.7 1.25 2.55 5.4 0.5
2005 CIN MLB 3 1 4 78 0 61.7 64 19 45 8 45% .295 9.3 2.8 1.2 6.6 1.35 3.65 7.8 0.8
2006 CIN MLB 1 1 1 37 0 28.3 28 11 17 6 40% .247 8.9 3.5 1.9 5.4 1.38 4.13 -2.7 -0.3
2008 CIN MLB 1 0 0 15 0 13.7 13 8 6 1 43% .279 8.6 5.3 0.7 4.0 1.54 3.29 0.3 0.0
2008 LOU AAA 0 1 0 2 1 1.7 2 1 0 0 86% .286 10.6 5.3 0.0 0.0 1.76 5.29 0.0 0.0
2008 DYT A 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 0 0 1 0 100% .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 0.00 0.00 0.3 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
2008 215 0.4791 0.4533 0.8454 0.6990 0.2232 0.8750 0.7600 0.1546
Career2150.47910.45330.84540.6990.22320.8750.760.1546

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2008-06-03 2008-09-28 60-DL 117 103 Low Back Strain -
2008-05-06 2008-05-29 15-DL 23 20 Low Back Strain -
2006-08-12 2006-10-01 60-DL 50 45 Left Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2006-08-17
2006-07-21 2006-08-07 15-DL 17 15 Left Elbow Inflammation -
2006-05-11 2006-05-26 15-DL 15 13 Left Elbow Inflammation -
2004-05-16 2004-06-04 15-DL 19 16 Low Back Tightness -
2003-06-25 2003-07-10 15-DL 15 14 Low Back Sprain -
2002-06-06 2002-07-30 15-DL 54 45 Left Hand Fracture -
2000-05-12 2000-08-12 60-DL 92 80 - Head Cerebral Hemorrhage - -
1999-09-07 1999-09-23 15-DL 16 13 Right Trunk Strain Rib Cage - -
1998-06-14 1998-07-01 15-DL 17 15 Left Knee Contusion Batted Ball - -
1997-08-17 1997-09-01 15-DL 15 13 - Low Back Strain - -
1991-08-09 1991-08-24 15-DL 15 15 - Not Disclosed - -
1990-04-11 1990-05-07 15-DL 26 22 - Trunk Strain Rib Cage - -
1987-05-05 1987-08-30 Minors 117 0 Left Elbow Surgery Date Is Estimated - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2008 CIN $600,000
2006 CIN $1,350,000
2005 CIN $1,250,000
2004 CHN $1,200,000
2003 CIN, ATL $550,000
2002 COL $500,000
2000 ANA $850,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
7 yrPrevious$6,300,000
7 yrTotal$6,300,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
14 y 148 d1 yr/$0.6M (08)

Details
  • contract purchased 3/31/08
  • re-signed as a free agent 2/8/08 (minor-league contract)
  • signed as a free agent from CHC 12/04, 2 year/$2.6M (05-06), 05:$1.25M, 06:$1.35M
  • signed as a free agent from ATL 12/03, 1 year/$1.2M (04)
  • acquired in trade from CIN 8/03 contract purchased 3/03 signed as a free agent from COL 1/03, 1 year/$0.55M (03) (minor-league contract)
  • signed 1/02 (minor-league contract)

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Kent Mercker threw 202 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2008, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2008, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (90mph) and Change (81mph), also mixing in a Slider (84mph).