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Kerry Ligtenberg PBraves

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
8 390.7 17 20 48 357 3.82 4.6
Birth Date5-11-1971
Height6' 2"
Weight185 lbs
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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
1997 ATL 26 15 0 15.0 0.0 15.0 1 0 1 0 0 0 61 12 5 5 4 25 4 2 0 19 3.00 4.81 4.88 -0.0 -0.0
1998 ATL 27 75 0 73.0 0.0 73.0 3 2 30 4 0 0 290 51 24 22 6 78 24 23 0 79 2.71 2.96 3.38 12.6 1.2
2000 ATL 29 59 0 52.3 0.0 52.3 2 3 12 3 0 0 217 43 21 21 7 77 24 19 0 51 3.61 4.22 4.78 3.4 0.3
2001 ATL 30 53 0 59.7 0.0 59.7 3 3 1 1 0 0 254 50 22 20 4 71 30 22 0 56 3.02 3.51 3.69 9.1 0.9
2002 ATL 31 52 0 66.7 0.0 66.7 3 4 0 2 0 0 281 52 23 22 6 86 33 30 0 51 2.97 4.00 4.50 4.8 0.5
2003 BAL 32 68 0 59.3 0.0 59.3 4 2 1 5 0 0 247 60 23 22 9 97 14 11 2 47 3.34 4.29 4.37 7.2 0.7
2004 TOR 33 57 0 55.0 0.0 55.0 1 6 3 3 0 0 263 73 40 39 6 107 25 18 2 49 6.38 4.26 4.58 12.9 1.3
2005 ARI 34 7 0 9.7 0.0 9.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 48 16 15 15 4 34 4 4 0 5 13.97 8.58 9.80 -2.8 -0.3
Career3860390.70.0390.7172048180016613571731664657515812943573.823.994.3547.04.6

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1997 ATL MLB 15 0 15.0 4.88 92 .234 .256 .326 .389 .251 .235 97 -0.0 -0.0 -0.0 -0.0
1998 ATL MLB 75 0 73.0 3.38 124 .200 .262 .328 .407 .255 .249 96 12.6 1.2 12.6 1.2
2000 ATL MLB 59 0 52.3 4.78 102 .238 .268 .339 .431 .260 .267 96 3.4 0.3 3.4 0.3
2001 ATL MLB 53 0 59.7 3.69 118 .233 .256 .323 .411 .256 .280 95 9.1 0.9 9.1 0.9
2002 ATL MLB 52 0 66.7 4.50 98 .238 .259 .326 .411 .259 .241 98 4.8 0.5 4.8 0.5
2003 BAL MLB 68 0 59.3 4.37 110 .255 .270 .333 .435 .263 .291 99 7.2 0.7 7.2 0.7
2004 TOR MLB 57 0 55.0 4.58 115 .276 .273 .341 .438 .262 .370 108 12.9 1.3 12.9 1.3
2005 ARI MLB 7 0 9.7 9.80 12 .356 .262 .323 .413 .254 .343 114 -2.7 -0.3 -2.8 -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
1997 ATL MLB 1 0 1 15 0 15.0 12 4 19 4 27% .235 7.2 2.4 2.4 11.4 1.07 3.00 -0.0 -0.0
1998 ATL MLB 3 2 30 75 0 73.0 51 24 79 6 41% .249 6.3 3.0 0.7 9.7 1.03 2.71 12.6 1.2
2000 ATL MLB 2 3 12 59 0 52.3 43 24 51 7 37% .267 7.4 4.1 1.2 8.8 1.28 3.61 3.4 0.3
2001 ATL MLB 3 3 1 53 0 59.7 50 30 56 4 44% .280 7.5 4.5 0.6 8.4 1.34 3.02 9.1 0.9
2002 ATL MLB 3 4 0 52 0 66.7 52 33 51 6 42% .241 7.0 4.5 0.8 6.9 1.27 2.97 4.8 0.5
2003 BAL MLB 4 2 1 68 0 59.3 60 14 47 9 33% .291 9.1 2.1 1.4 7.1 1.25 3.34 7.2 0.7
2004 TOR MLB 1 6 3 57 0 55.0 73 25 49 6 37% .370 11.9 4.1 1.0 8.0 1.78 6.38 12.9 1.3
2005 ARI MLB 0 0 0 7 0 9.7 16 4 5 4 23% .343 14.9 3.7 3.7 4.7 2.07 13.97 -2.8 -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

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2004-06-11 2004-06-26 15-DL 15 13 Hip Inflammation -
1999-04-05 1999-10-28 60-DL 206 162 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2005 ARI $2,500,000
2004 TOR $2,000,000
2003 BAL $1,000,000
2002 ATL $1,700,000
2001 ATL $1,200,000
2000 ATL $255,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
6 yrPrevious$8,655,000
6 yrTotal$8,655,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
7 y 48 dCS&E

Details
  • released 3/07 signed as a free agent from FL 2/07 (minor-league contract)
  • released 3/06 signed as a free agent from AZ 12/05, 1 year/$0.6M (06) (minor-league contract-$72K in min)
  • signed as a free agent from TOR 5/05 (minor-league contract) released 4/05
  • 04:$2M, 05:$2.5M
  • signed as a free agent from BAL 12/03, 2 year/$4.5M (04-05)
  • club declined 04 option 11/03
  • 1 year/$1.2M (03)+$1.2M 04 club option $0.2M buyout
  • signed as a free agent from ATL 1/03
  • 2 year/$2.9M (01-02) 01:$1.2M, 02:$1.7M
  • up to $0.4M bonuses for games finished

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Kerry Ligtenberg is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
The BP Wayback Machine: Sweet ReliefRany Jazayerli2011-09-15
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 13-18, 2007Christina Kahrl2007-03-19
Transaction Analysis: February 14-20, 2007Christina Kahrl2007-02-22
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Focus: Losing JobsJeff Erickson2006-05-23
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Focus: SpeculatingJeff Erickson2006-05-06
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 29-30Christina Kahrl2006-03-31
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 27-28Christina Kahrl2006-03-29
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: National League, December 15, 2005-February 11, 2006Christina Kahrl2006-02-15
Lies, Damned Lies: Book Review, Scout's HonorNate Silver2005-07-13
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 24-June 12, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-06-16
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Illusions in PhoenixJoe Sheehan2005-05-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 26- May 4, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-05-09
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 29-April 4, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-04-12
Prospectus Triple Play: Atlanta Braves, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Toronto Blue JaysDavid Kirsch2005-04-08
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Game TwoJoe Sheehan2004-10-25
Under The Knife: Pennant PainWill Carroll2004-09-03
Prospectus Triple Play: Atlanta Braves, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Toronto Blue JaysBaseball Prospectus2004-07-22
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: June 25-27Christina Kahrl2004-06-30
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: June 8-13, 2004Christina Kahrl2004-06-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The EastsBaseball Prospectus2004-01-12
Live from the (Mock) Winter Meetings: Team-by-Team BreakdownsRany Jazayerli2003-12-11
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: October 13-November 19Christina Kahrl2003-11-25
Prospectus Triple Play: Baltimore Orioles, Colorado Rockies, New York MetsBaseball Prospectus2003-05-21
Transaction Analysis: The EastsChristina Kahrl2003-01-25
This article requires BP Premium access6-4-3: A Chat with DaveGary Huckabay2002-11-15
Internet Baseball Awards: Pitcher of the YearGreg Spira2002-10-23
Playoff Prospectus: San Francisco Giants vs. Atlanta BravesChristina Kahrl2002-10-02
Transaction Analysis: August 22-25, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-08-29
This article requires BP Premium accessDoctoring The Numbers: Doctoring the Numbers: Sweet ReliefRany Jazayerli2002-06-18
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 30-May 11, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-05-13
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Daily Prospectus: The Daily Prospectus: Not Getting it DoneJoe Sheehan2002-04-16
2001 Internet Baseball Awards Results: Your Choices for the League's Top HonorsGreg Spira2001-11-09
1998 Internet Baseball Awards Results: Your ballots have been counted, and the results are inGreg Spira1998-10-29


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