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Kerry Ligtenberg PBraves

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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
8 386 390.7 17 20 48 3.82 4.5
Birth Date5-11-1971
Height6' 2"
Weight185 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
1997 ATL MLB 15 0 15.0 1 0 1 12 4 19 4 .251 97 7.2 2.4 2.4 11.4 27% .235 .234 1.07 4.81 3.00 80 3.43 0.3
1998 ATL MLB 75 0 73.0 3 2 30 51 24 79 6 .255 96 6.3 3.0 0.7 9.7 41% .249 .200 1.03 2.96 2.71 79 2.71 2.1
2000 ATL MLB 59 0 52.3 2 3 12 43 24 51 7 .260 96 7.4 4.1 1.2 8.8 37% .267 .238 1.28 4.22 3.61 98 5.12 0.3
2001 ATL MLB 53 0 59.7 3 3 1 50 30 56 4 .256 95 7.5 4.5 0.6 8.4 44% .280 .233 1.34 3.51 3.02 102 4.81 0.4
2002 ATL MLB 52 0 66.7 3 4 0 52 33 51 6 .259 98 7.0 4.5 0.8 6.9 42% .241 .238 1.27 4.00 2.97 110 4.89 0.3
2003 BAL MLB 68 0 59.3 4 2 1 60 14 47 9 .263 99 9.1 2.1 1.4 7.1 33% .291 .255 1.25 4.29 3.34 104 4.25 0.8
2004 TOR MLB 57 0 55.0 1 6 3 73 25 49 6 .262 108 11.9 4.1 1.0 8.0 37% .370 .276 1.78 4.26 6.38 103 4.88 0.4
2005 ARI MLB 7 0 9.7 0 0 0 16 4 5 4 .254 114 14.9 3.7 3.7 4.7 23% .343 .356 2.07 8.58 13.97 126 6.52 -0.1
CareerMLB3860390.717204835715835746.259998.23.61.18.238%.284.2421.323.993.82994.394.5

Statistics for All Levels

'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 W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
1997 ATL MLB 15 0 15.0 1 0 1 12 4 19 4 .251 97 7.2 2.4 2.4 11.4 27% .235 .234 1.07 4.81 3.00
1998 ATL MLB 75 0 73.0 3 2 30 51 24 79 6 .255 96 6.3 3.0 0.7 9.7 41% .249 .200 1.03 2.96 2.71
2000 ATL MLB 59 0 52.3 2 3 12 43 24 51 7 .260 96 7.4 4.1 1.2 8.8 37% .267 .238 1.28 4.22 3.61
2001 ATL MLB 53 0 59.7 3 3 1 50 30 56 4 .256 95 7.5 4.5 0.6 8.4 44% .280 .233 1.34 3.51 3.02
2002 ATL MLB 52 0 66.7 3 4 0 52 33 51 6 .259 98 7.0 4.5 0.8 6.9 42% .241 .238 1.27 4.00 2.97
2003 BAL MLB 68 0 59.3 4 2 1 60 14 47 9 .263 99 9.1 2.1 1.4 7.1 33% .291 .255 1.25 4.29 3.34
2004 TOR MLB 57 0 55.0 1 6 3 73 25 49 6 .262 108 11.9 4.1 1.0 8.0 37% .370 .276 1.78 4.26 6.38
2005 ARI MLB 7 0 9.7 0 0 0 16 4 5 4 .254 114 14.9 3.7 3.7 4.7 23% .343 .356 2.07 8.58 13.97

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  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

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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BP Articles

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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