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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
17 398 2053.3 121 116 11 3.84 24
Birth Date6-30-1957
Height6' 2"
Weight180 lbs
BatsL
ThrowsL
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.
Multiple stints are are currently shownClick to hide.
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 DRA- WARP
1981 SEA MLB 2 0 1.0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 .269 113 18.0 27.0 0.0 0.0 50% .500 .430 5.00 11.54 0.00 115 5.72 121.5 -0.0
1982 KCA MLB 22 14 88.3 4 6 0 92 34 40 10 .261 98 9.4 3.5 1.0 4.1 49% .274 .274 1.43 4.51 4.58 109 4.42 105.9 0.6
1983 KCA MLB 24 24 161.3 10 7 0 159 43 58 19 .262 100 8.9 2.4 1.1 3.2 48% .255 .256 1.25 4.47 3.79 113 4.38 104.7 1.4
1984 KCA MLB 35 35 257.0 17 12 0 226 64 140 22 .262 93 7.9 2.2 0.8 4.9 52% .251 .237 1.13 3.56 3.12 91 3.31 90.0 5.3
1985 KCA MLB 33 33 205.7 10 15 0 216 59 122 17 .267 95 9.5 2.6 0.7 5.3 51% .294 .266 1.34 3.61 4.33 92 4.24 104.2 2.4
1986 KCA MLB 56 4 121.0 5 10 9 100 43 68 14 .265 98 7.4 3.2 1.0 5.1 46% .232 .250 1.18 4.41 3.20 108 3.80 97.8 1.8
1987 KCA MLB 29 18 122.3 8 6 1 126 35 61 16 .264 99 9.3 2.6 1.2 4.5 48% .274 .259 1.32 4.56 3.60 109 4.82 103.9 1.2
1988 CLE 0 16 7 59.0 2 3 1 59 23 44 6 .264 99 9.0 3.5 0.9 6.7 51% .290 .275 1.39 4.03 5.03 0 0.00 97.7 0.0
1988 KCA 0 17 0 22.0 2 1 0 23 11 19 2 .267 102 9.4 4.5 0.8 7.8 43% .318 .261 1.55 3.78 4.91 0 0.00 96.0 0.0
1989 CLE MLB 33 32 222.3 12 11 0 213 52 88 14 .260 97 8.6 2.1 0.6 3.6 47% .263 .255 1.19 3.59 3.36 105 4.22 106.3 2.1
1990 CLE 0 29 29 191.0 11 10 0 171 58 103 17 .257 99 8.1 2.7 0.8 4.9 47% .251 .244 1.20 3.86 3.53 0 0.00 98.2 0.0
1990 TOR 0 3 2 15.7 2 1 0 10 3 3 2 .259 96 5.7 1.7 1.1 1.7 43% .154 .222 0.83 4.85 4.02 0 0.00 103.3 0.0
1991 SFN MLB 34 34 214.3 12 16 0 201 71 104 25 .258 101 8.4 3.0 1.0 4.4 44% .255 .256 1.27 4.39 3.99 103 4.04 101.0 3.0
1992 SFN MLB 28 28 177.0 10 12 0 178 59 82 23 .256 100 9.1 3.0 1.2 4.2 42% .265 .274 1.34 4.55 3.97 105 4.68 106.7 0.6
1993 SFN MLB 16 16 93.7 8 2 0 89 33 45 13 .253 99 8.6 3.2 1.2 4.3 41% .252 .262 1.30 4.94 3.56 112 5.61 112.3 -0.0
1994 SFN MLB 10 10 54.3 4 2 0 50 16 28 9 .259 95 8.3 2.7 1.5 4.6 37% .240 .269 1.21 5.24 4.47 100 4.40 99.4 0.9
1995 CLE MLB 11 10 47.3 4 2 0 63 16 34 8 .261 99 12.0 3.0 1.5 6.5 48% .342 .311 1.67 4.92 6.85 95 4.89 104.8 0.5
1988 TOT MLB 33 7 81.0 4 4 1 82 34 63 8 .265 100 9.1 3.8 0.9 7.0 49% .297 .271 1.43 3.96 5.00 95 3.63 97.3 1.2
1990 TOT MLB 32 31 206.7 13 11 0 181 61 106 19 .257 99 7.9 2.7 0.8 4.6 47% .243 .242 1.17 3.93 3.57 101 3.96 98.6 3.0
CareerMLB3982962053.31211161119786231039217.261988.72.71.04.646%.263.2581.274.163.841024.20101.724.0

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.
Minor league stats are currently shownClick to hide.
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 DRA-
1979 BLN A- 2 0 5.0 0 0 0 3 5 8 0 .000 5.4 9.0 0.0 14.4 0% .000 .000 1.60 3.93 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
1979 SJO A+ 17 2 27.0 0 1 1 17 16 24 1 .000 5.7 5.3 0.3 8.0 0% .000 .000 1.22 4.00 3.00 0 0.00 0.0
1980 SJO A+ 32 5 86.0 5 3 0 67 49 73 4 .000 7.0 5.1 0.4 7.6 0% .000 .000 1.35 3.47 3.45 0 0.00 0.0
1981 SEA MLB 2 0 1.0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 .269 113 18.0 27.0 0.0 0.0 50% .500 .430 5.00 11.54 0.00 115 5.72 121.5
1981 LNN AA 22 11 87.0 2 6 2 78 23 86 12 .000 8.1 2.4 1.2 8.9 0% .000 .000 1.16 3.43 3.00 0 0.00 0.0
1981 SPO AAA 4 0 8.0 1 0 0 12 2 4 1 .000 13.5 2.2 1.1 4.5 0% .000 .000 1.75 4.71 4.50 0 0.00 0.0
1982 KCA MLB 22 14 88.3 4 6 0 92 34 40 10 .261 98 9.4 3.5 1.0 4.1 49% .274 .274 1.43 4.51 4.58 109 4.42 105.9
1982 OMA AAA 4 4 29.0 3 1 0 23 10 20 2 .000 7.1 3.1 0.6 6.2 0% .000 .000 1.14 3.78 2.48 0 0.00 0.0
1983 KCA MLB 24 24 161.3 10 7 0 159 43 58 19 .262 100 8.9 2.4 1.1 3.2 48% .255 .256 1.25 4.47 3.79 113 4.38 104.7
1983 OMA AAA 5 5 35.0 3 1 0 31 13 32 1 .000 8.0 3.3 0.3 8.2 0% .000 .000 1.26 2.89 3.34 0 0.00 0.0
1984 KCA MLB 35 35 257.0 17 12 0 226 64 140 22 .262 93 7.9 2.2 0.8 4.9 52% .251 .237 1.13 3.56 3.12 91 3.31 90.0
1985 KCA MLB 33 33 205.7 10 15 0 216 59 122 17 .267 95 9.5 2.6 0.7 5.3 51% .294 .266 1.34 3.61 4.33 92 4.24 104.2
1986 KCA MLB 56 4 121.0 5 10 9 100 43 68 14 .265 98 7.4 3.2 1.0 5.1 46% .232 .250 1.18 4.41 3.20 108 3.80 97.8
1987 KCA MLB 29 18 122.3 8 6 1 126 35 61 16 .264 99 9.3 2.6 1.2 4.5 48% .274 .259 1.32 4.56 3.60 109 4.82 103.9
1988 CLE MLB 16 7 59.0 2 3 1 59 23 44 6 .264 99 9.0 3.5 0.9 6.7 51% .290 .275 1.39 4.03 5.03 96 3.65 97.7
1988 KCA MLB 17 0 22.0 2 1 0 23 11 19 2 .267 102 9.4 4.5 0.8 7.8 43% .318 .261 1.55 3.78 4.91 95 3.55 96.0
1988 WPT AA 1 1 5.0 1 0 0 0 0 5 0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 0% .000 .000 0.00 0.71 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
1989 CLE MLB 33 32 222.3 12 11 0 213 52 88 14 .260 97 8.6 2.1 0.6 3.6 47% .263 .255 1.19 3.59 3.36 105 4.22 106.3
1990 CLE MLB 29 29 191.0 11 10 0 171 58 103 17 .257 99 8.1 2.7 0.8 4.9 47% .251 .244 1.20 3.86 3.53 101 3.93 98.2
1990 TOR MLB 3 2 15.7 2 1 0 10 3 3 2 .259 96 5.7 1.7 1.1 1.7 43% .154 .222 0.83 4.85 4.02 101 4.31 103.3
1991 SFN MLB 34 34 214.3 12 16 0 201 71 104 25 .258 101 8.4 3.0 1.0 4.4 44% .255 .256 1.27 4.39 3.99 103 4.04 101.0
1992 SFN MLB 28 28 177.0 10 12 0 178 59 82 23 .256 100 9.1 3.0 1.2 4.2 42% .265 .274 1.34 4.55 3.97 105 4.68 106.7
1992 PHX AAA 3 3 21.0 2 0 0 21 5 7 0 .000 9.0 2.1 0.0 3.0 0% .000 .000 1.24 3.55 0.86 0 0.00 0.0
1993 SFN MLB 16 16 93.7 8 2 0 89 33 45 13 .253 99 8.6 3.2 1.2 4.3 41% .252 .262 1.30 4.94 3.56 112 5.61 112.3
1993 SJO A+ 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 .000 18.0 0.0 9.0 18.0 0% .000 .000 2.00 12.36 9.00 0 0.00 0.0
1994 SFN MLB 10 10 54.3 4 2 0 50 16 28 9 .259 95 8.3 2.7 1.5 4.6 37% .240 .269 1.21 5.24 4.47 100 4.40 99.4
1994 SJO A+ 1 1 7.0 1 0 0 6 2 5 0 .000 7.7 2.6 0.0 6.4 0% .000 .000 1.14 2.77 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
1994 PHX AAA 3 3 15.3 1 0 0 14 7 8 2 .000 8.2 4.1 1.2 4.7 0% .000 .000 1.37 5.95 1.18 0 0.00 0.0
1995 CLE MLB 11 10 47.3 4 2 0 63 16 34 8 .261 99 12.0 3.0 1.5 6.5 48% .342 .311 1.67 4.92 6.85 95 4.89 104.8

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
1994-04-04 1994-06-22 60-DL 79 70 Left Elbow Recovery From Surgery Flexor Tendon 1993-09-26 -
1994-02-17 1994-02-17 Off 0 0 Right Knee Surgery Cartilage 1994-02-17 -
1993-08-04 1993-10-04 60-DL 61 55 Left Elbow Surgery Flexor Tendon 1993-09-26 -
1993-07-10 1993-07-28 15-DL 18 15 Left Shoulder Inflammation -
1993-07-10 1993-07-10 On-Alr 0 0 Left Elbow Inflammation - -
1993-04-09 1993-04-29 15-DL 20 19 Left Shoulder Inflammation - -
1992-04-06 1992-05-09 15-DL 33 28 - Low Back Soreness - -
1988-07-17 1988-08-21 15-DL 35 32 Left Elbow Strain Flexors - -
1987-06-08 1987-07-04 15-DL 26 25 Right Knee Surgery Meniscus 1987-06-15 -
1987-05-24 1987-06-02 DTD 9 8 Right Knee Cartilage Injury Meniscus - -

Compensation

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BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
Baseball Therapy: If I Had A Million DollarsRussell A. Carleton2016-08-23
Outta Left Field: This Is the Padre WayDustin Palmateer2016-01-20
Internet Baseball Awards: FinSam Miller2016-01-18
Best of BP 2015: Post-Moneyball's ClubabilityMeg Rowley2015-12-29
This article requires BP Premium accessRubbing Mud: Opposite Ways on the B-W ParkwayMatthew Trueblood2015-12-07
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Dusty Baker and the Return of ExperienceMatthew Trueblood2015-11-05
Players Prefer Presentation: Post-Moneyball's ClubabilityMeg Rowley2015-11-04
BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 758: Welcome Back, BakerSam Miller2015-11-03
BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 758: Welcome Back, BakerBen Lindbergh2015-11-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Green Is The New BlackR.J. Anderson2015-10-30
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: On His Majesty's Secret ServaisR.J. Anderson2015-10-26
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Darkest Before The DonR.J. Anderson2015-10-23
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Monday, He Lost the Team on MondayR.J. Anderson2015-10-07
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: September 18, 2015Daniel Rathman2015-09-18
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: June 16, 2015Daniel Rathman2015-06-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Black is BlueR.J. Anderson2015-06-16
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: June 12, 2015Daniel Rathman2015-06-12
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Bummed!Daniel Rathman2015-05-22
West Coast By Us: Day 1: In The Land Where Everybody Is Immediately Put On TVJordan Shusterman2015-05-22
West Coast By Us: Day 1: In The Land Where Everybody Is Immediately Put On TVJake Mintz2015-05-22
Fantasy Rounders: The Life of BryceDoug Thorburn2015-05-20
Fantasy Rounders: Hammer of ThorDoug Thorburn2015-05-12
BP Unfiltered: Every Team's Emergency CatcherSam Miller2015-04-29
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Sounds the Knuckleballer AlertR.J. Anderson2015-04-13
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Baseball Happened, Will Continue To HappenDaniel Rathman2015-04-07
This article requires BP Premium accessPainting the Black: Getting PersonalR.J. Anderson2015-03-25
This article requires BP Premium accessBaseball Therapy: Can a Manager 'Win' Spring Training?Russell A. Carleton2015-03-17
Baseball Therapy: The Thirty-Run ManagerRussell A. Carleton2015-03-03
This article requires BP Premium accessRumor Roundup: You Can't Predict PadresDaniel Rathman2015-03-02
Baseball Therapy: The 10th Man in the LineupRussell A. Carleton2015-02-24
This article requires BP Premium accessRumor Roundup: Mysterious Blob Will Attempt To Eat Yoan Moncada NextDaniel Rathman2015-02-10
Prospectus Feature: Quantifying the Wobbly ChairAndrew Hopen2015-01-21
Prospectus Feature: The 2014 All Out-of-Position TeamAndrew Mearns2015-01-13
The Lineup Card: Nine of the Worst Baseball Movies Ever MadeBaseball Prospectus2014-11-26
Baseball Therapy: Against the GrindRussell A. Carleton2014-11-18
This article requires BP Premium accessRumor Roundup: Are the Jays Preparing to Splurge? Daniel Rathman2014-11-18
Regular Season Awards: Staff VotingBaseball Prospectus2014-11-10
Internet Baseball Awards: The 2014 Internet Baseball Award WinnersCraig Goldstein2014-11-08
This article requires BP Premium accessBaseball Therapy: Why Joe Maddon MattersRussell A. Carleton2014-11-04
Transaction Analysis: Maddon Leaves the Rays Where the Sun Don't ShineR.J. Anderson2014-10-27
Fox's Fresh Format: Was the Alternative Broadcast a Step in the Right Direction?Harry Pavlidis2014-10-13
BP Unfiltered: IBA Update: October 8Craig Goldstein2014-10-08
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: It Takes Stew to Make a Thing Go Right? R.J. Anderson2014-09-26
This article requires BP Premium accessThe View from the Loge Level: Erstad and Percival in the Coaching GameDaron Sutton2014-08-29
The Week in Quotes: August 11-17, 2014Nick Bacarella2014-08-18
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: August 15, 2014Daniel Rathman2014-08-15
The Week in Quotes: August 4-10Nick Wheatley-Schaller2014-08-11
The Week in Quotes: August 4-10Chris Mosch2014-08-11
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: August 7, 2014Chris Mosch2014-08-07
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: August 4, 2014Daniel Rathman2014-08-04
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: July 30, 2014Chris Mosch2014-07-30
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: July 29, 2014Daniel Rathman2014-07-29
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Lincecum Conquers AgainDaniel Rathman2014-06-26
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Odrisamer Despaigne's DebutDaniel Rathman2014-06-24
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Exception to the RaulR.J. Anderson2014-06-23
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: No Way, JoseR.J. Anderson2014-05-29
This article requires BP Premium accessPainting the Black: Go Fix Yourself, San DiegoR.J. Anderson2014-05-09
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Blue Jays BlastsDaniel Rathman2014-05-09
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Kershaw Comes BackDaniel Rathman2014-05-07
Team Health Reports: Boston Red SoxWill Carroll2005-03-29


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