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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
13 1890.3 124 92 3 1415 4.24 23.2
Birth Date9-13-1968
Height6' 4"
Weight200 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
1991 MIN 22 7 3 20.0 12.0 8.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 92 28 9 9 3 47 7 5 0 14 4.05 4.51 3.96 4.5 0.5
1992 PIT 23 55 6 86.3 26.7 59.7 4 6 2 3 3 0 380 81 46 43 9 127 43 35 2 77 4.48 3.91 4.19 0.2 0.0
1993 PIT 24 50 7 81.3 32.7 48.7 3 5 1 0 1 0 360 82 49 48 10 134 37 34 3 73 5.31 4.25 4.60 6.5 0.5
1994 PIT 25 24 24 137.0 137.0 0.0 9 10 0 0 13 0 587 135 80 78 18 229 49 46 3 122 5.12 4.13 4.54 19.7 1.9
1995 PIT 26 31 31 209.7 209.7 0.0 13 8 0 0 21 5 876 221 91 80 20 328 45 42 3 150 3.43 3.56 4.17 32.1 3.1
1996 ATL 27 6 6 38.7 38.7 0.0 2 3 0 0 2 0 165 40 26 24 5 63 14 14 0 18 5.59 4.93 6.16 -1.3 -0.1
1996 PIT 27 27 27 182.7 182.7 0.0 14 6 0 0 20 2 745 186 67 62 21 292 34 32 3 131 3.05 3.76 4.60 23.8 2.0
1997 ATL 28 34 34 233.3 233.3 0.0 20 5 0 0 27 0 947 204 87 77 18 316 49 44 6 172 2.97 3.31 3.86 46.5 4.8
1998 ATL 29 32 31 210.3 208.3 2.0 16 11 0 0 20 1 861 196 91 83 25 314 60 57 6 165 3.55 3.98 4.81 22.0 2.0
1999 CIN 30 20 19 111.7 109.3 2.3 9 5 0 0 11 0 467 95 54 53 23 195 40 37 4 76 4.27 5.57 6.14 3.8 0.2
2000 CIN 31 18 18 117.7 117.7 0.0 8 2 0 0 12 0 506 111 48 46 15 181 50 47 3 88 3.52 4.57 5.01 17.6 1.7
2000 NYA 31 16 15 91.3 90.7 0.7 7 7 0 0 6 1 400 99 61 59 16 169 31 30 2 58 5.81 5.32 5.97 4.2 0.4
2001 COL 32 30 30 170.7 170.7 0.0 9 8 0 0 12 1 760 192 107 102 29 340 60 57 7 139 5.38 4.76 4.66 42.7 4.2
2002 COL 33 35 28 164.3 154.7 9.7 8 11 0 0 9 3 724 170 101 96 26 294 63 58 10 111 5.26 4.92 5.49 22.3 2.6
2003 COL 34 7 7 35.3 35.3 0.0 2 4 0 0 3 0 161 47 31 31 12 98 12 12 1 21 7.90 7.30 8.14 -4.2 -0.4
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Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1989 KEN A 6 6 43.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 ELZ Rk 6 3 22.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 VIS A+ 10 10 63.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 ORL AA 17 17 121.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 MIN MLB 7 3 20.0 3.96 119 .312 .248 .314 .370 .254 .368 108 4.5 0.5 4.5 0.5
1991 POR AAA 19 17 104.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 PIT MLB 55 6 86.3 4.19 88 .270 .252 .317 .367 .257 .289 97 2.7 0.3 0.2 0.0
1993 PIT MLB 50 7 81.3 4.60 95 .273 .263 .324 .399 .258 .304 97 8.7 0.9 6.5 0.5
1993 BUF AAA 3 0 3.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 PIT MLB 24 24 137.0 4.54 103 .259 .265 .329 .419 .258 .296 101 18.5 1.8 19.7 1.9
1995 PIT MLB 31 31 209.7 4.17 110 .246 .261 .322 .406 .253 .305 100 30.5 3.0 32.1 3.1
1996 ATL MLB 6 6 38.7 6.16 75 .255 .264 .317 .408 .247 .273 105 -1.6 -0.2 -1.3 -0.1
1996 PIT MLB 27 27 182.7 4.60 105 .239 .261 .326 .415 .252 .297 102 20.5 1.9 23.8 2.0
1997 ATL MLB 34 34 233.3 3.86 116 .225 .261 .325 .407 .254 .265 99 41.8 4.1 46.5 4.8
1998 ATL MLB 32 31 210.3 4.81 92 .242 .260 .323 .404 .253 .283 97 16.4 1.6 22.0 2.0
1999 CIN MLB 20 19 111.7 6.14 77 .243 .262 .335 .420 .256 .222 100 2.8 0.3 3.8 0.2
1999 IND AAA 3 3 17.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 CIN MLB 18 18 117.7 5.01 102 .241 .265 .336 .429 .257 .274 101 14.7 1.4 17.6 1.7
2000 NYA MLB 16 15 91.3 5.97 78 .272 .278 .346 .445 .263 .283 92 4.2 0.4 4.2 0.4
2001 COL MLB 30 30 170.7 4.66 117 .267 .258 .325 .427 .259 .310 118 35.1 3.5 42.7 4.2
2002 COL MLB 35 28 164.3 5.49 96 .256 .257 .322 .407 .256 .280 117 17.5 1.8 22.3 2.6
2003 COL MLB 7 7 35.3 8.14 49 .308 .247 .306 .390 .246 .304 116 -3.4 -0.3 -4.2 -0.4
2003 VIS A+ 2 2 10.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .190 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 CSP AAA 4 4 24.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .329 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
1989 ELZ Rk 1 2 1 6 3 22.0 20 8 32 1 0% .000 8.2 3.3 0.4 13.1 1.27 4.50 0.0 0.0
1989 KEN A 2 1 0 6 6 43.7 25 16 40 3 0% .000 5.1 3.3 0.6 8.2 0.94 1.65 0.0 0.0
1990 ORL AA 12 3 0 17 17 121.3 94 31 94 11 0% .000 7.0 2.3 0.8 7.0 1.03 2.45 0.0 0.0
1990 VIS A+ 8 0 0 10 10 63.0 39 16 92 2 0% .000 5.6 2.3 0.3 13.1 0.87 1.43 0.0 0.0
1991 MIN MLB 0 1 0 7 3 20.0 28 7 14 3 35% .368 12.6 3.1 1.4 6.3 1.75 4.05 4.5 0.5
1991 POR AAA 9 4 0 19 17 104.7 101 32 94 6 0% .000 8.7 2.8 0.5 8.1 1.27 3.27 0.0 0.0
1992 PIT MLB 4 6 2 55 6 86.3 81 43 77 9 40% .289 8.4 4.5 0.9 8.0 1.44 4.48 0.2 0.0
1993 PIT MLB 3 5 1 50 7 81.3 82 37 73 10 31% .304 9.1 4.1 1.1 8.1 1.46 5.31 6.5 0.5
1993 BUF AAA 0 0 0 3 0 3.3 3 2 6 0 0% .000 8.2 5.5 0.0 16.4 1.52 0.00 0.0 0.0
1994 PIT MLB 9 10 0 24 24 137.0 135 49 122 18 45% .296 8.9 3.2 1.2 8.0 1.34 5.12 19.7 1.9
1995 PIT MLB 13 8 0 31 31 209.7 221 45 150 20 48% .305 9.5 1.9 0.9 6.4 1.27 3.43 32.1 3.1
1996 PIT MLB 14 6 0 27 27 182.7 186 34 131 21 51% .297 9.2 1.7 1.0 6.5 1.20 3.05 23.8 2.0
1996 ATL MLB 2 3 0 6 6 38.7 40 14 18 5 34% .273 9.3 3.3 1.2 4.2 1.40 5.59 -1.3 -0.1
1997 ATL MLB 20 5 0 34 34 233.3 204 49 172 18 38% .265 7.9 1.9 0.7 6.6 1.08 2.97 46.5 4.8
1998 ATL MLB 16 11 0 32 31 210.3 196 60 165 25 36% .283 8.4 2.6 1.1 7.1 1.22 3.55 22.0 2.0
1999 CIN MLB 9 5 0 20 19 111.7 95 40 76 23 30% .222 7.7 3.2 1.9 6.1 1.21 4.27 3.8 0.2
1999 IND AAA 2 0 0 3 3 17.3 11 2 9 2 0% .000 5.7 1.0 1.0 4.7 0.75 4.68 0.0 0.0
2000 NYA MLB 7 7 0 16 15 91.3 99 31 58 16 40% .283 9.8 3.1 1.6 5.7 1.42 5.81 4.2 0.4
2000 CIN MLB 8 2 0 18 18 117.7 111 50 88 15 41% .274 8.5 3.8 1.1 6.7 1.37 3.52 17.6 1.7
2001 COL MLB 9 8 0 30 30 170.7 192 60 139 29 34% .310 10.1 3.2 1.5 7.3 1.48 5.38 42.7 4.2
2002 COL MLB 8 11 0 35 28 164.3 170 63 111 26 47% .280 9.3 3.5 1.4 6.1 1.42 5.26 22.3 2.6
2003 COL MLB 2 4 0 7 7 35.3 47 12 21 12 34% .304 12.0 3.1 3.1 5.3 1.67 7.90 -4.2 -0.4
2003 CSP AAA 3 0 0 4 4 24.0 28 4 16 2 0% .329 10.5 1.5 0.8 6.0 1.33 3.38 0.0 0.0
2003 VIS A+ 1 0 0 2 2 10.0 4 2 13 0 0% .190 3.6 1.8 0.0 11.7 0.60 0.00 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
2004-04-05 2004-10-04 60-DL 182 162 Left Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2003-07-30
2003-07-21 2003-09-29 60-DL 70 61 Left Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2003-07-30
2003-03-31 2003-06-17 15-DL 78 71 Left Elbow Inflammation -
2001-06-09 2001-06-24 15-DL 15 14 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
1999-05-20 1999-07-30 15-DL 71 63 Left Shoulder Inflammation Tendonitis - -
1999-04-05 1999-04-21 15-DL 16 12 Left Thigh Strain Quadriceps - -
1991-07-28 1991-08-13 15-DL 16 15 Left Elbow Contusion Batted Ball - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2005 COL $10,000,000
2004 COL $9,000,000
2003 COL $9,000,000
2002 COL $7,000,000
2001 COL $7,200,000
2000 CIN $4,750,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
6 yrPrevious$46,950,000
6 yrTotal$46,950,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
12 y 72 dBarry Meister

Details
  • 5 years/$51.5M (2001-05), plus 2006 option. 01:$7M, 02:$7M, 03:$9M, 04:$9M, 05:10M, 06:$12.5M club option, $9M buyout (buyout paid over 5 years @ 5.5% interest, adding $0.5M to contract). Contract terminated 12/04 after arrest. After Neagle filed a grievance, the Rockies agreed to pay $16M of remaining $19.5M due. Signed minor-league contract 1/05. Released 3/05.

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