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Willie Blair PTigers

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
12 1274 60 86 4 759 5.04 3.2
Birth Date12-18-1965
Height6' 1"
Weight185 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
1990 TOR MLB 27 6 68.7 66 28 43 4 .260 102 8.7 3.7 0.5 5.6 42% .281 .260 1.37 3.58 4.06 100 4.05 0.8
1991 CLE MLB 11 5 36.0 58 10 13 7 .274 98 14.5 2.5 1.8 3.2 38% .372 .341 1.89 5.63 6.75 119 7.42 -0.9
1992 HOU MLB 29 8 78.7 74 25 48 5 .247 98 8.5 2.9 0.6 5.5 44% .275 .261 1.26 3.41 4.00 104 4.54 0.3
1993 COL MLB 46 18 146.0 184 42 84 20 .256 115 11.3 2.6 1.2 5.2 44% .318 .276 1.55 4.53 4.75 100 5.25 0.5
1994 COL MLB 47 1 77.7 98 39 68 9 .255 122 11.4 4.5 1.0 7.9 49% .363 .273 1.76 4.48 5.79 100 5.69 -0.1
1995 SDN MLB 40 12 114.0 112 45 83 11 .254 97 8.8 3.6 0.9 6.6 49% .294 .256 1.38 4.10 4.34 104 5.08 0.8
1996 SDN MLB 60 0 88.0 80 29 67 13 .253 99 8.2 3.0 1.3 6.9 47% .257 .242 1.24 4.72 4.60 102 4.74 0.8
1997 DET MLB 29 27 175.0 186 46 90 18 .266 98 9.6 2.4 0.9 4.6 42% .289 .248 1.33 4.29 4.17 103 4.41 2.7
1998 ARI 0 23 23 146.7 165 51 71 27 .257 96 10.1 3.1 1.7 4.4 45% .286 .289 1.47 5.60 5.34 0 0.00 0.0
1998 NYN 0 11 2 28.7 23 10 21 4 .256 96 7.2 3.1 1.3 6.6 44% .237 .238 1.15 4.57 3.14 0 0.00 0.0
1999 DET MLB 39 16 134.0 169 44 82 29 .266 100 11.4 3.0 1.9 5.5 42% .315 .297 1.59 5.87 6.85 105 6.68 -0.9
2000 DET MLB 47 17 156.7 185 35 74 20 .262 93 10.6 2.0 1.1 4.3 47% .306 .262 1.40 4.65 4.88 104 5.42 1.1
2001 DET MLB 9 4 24.0 38 11 15 3 .257 101 14.2 4.1 1.1 5.6 59% .393 .344 2.04 5.22 10.50 107 8.29 -0.7
1998 TOT MLB 34 25 175.3 188 61 92 31 .257 96 9.7 3.1 1.6 4.7 45% .279 .281 1.42 5.43 4.98 119 5.53 0.6
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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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
1986 STC A- 21 0 53.7 32 20 55 1 .000 5.4 3.4 0.2 9.2 0% .000 .000 0.97 2.29 1.68
1987 DUN A+ 50 0 85.3 99 29 72 5 .000 10.4 3.1 0.5 7.6 0% .000 .000 1.50 3.09 4.43
1988 DUN A+ 4 0 6.7 5 4 5 0 .000 6.7 5.4 0.0 6.7 0% .000 .000 1.34 3.15 2.69
1988 KNX AA 34 9 102.0 94 35 76 7 .000 8.3 3.1 0.6 6.7 0% .000 .000 1.26 3.31 3.62
1989 SYR AAA 19 17 106.7 94 38 76 10 .000 7.9 3.2 0.8 6.4 0% .000 .000 1.24 3.62 3.96
1990 TOR MLB 27 6 68.7 66 28 43 4 .260 102 8.7 3.7 0.5 5.6 42% .281 .260 1.37 3.58 4.06
1990 SYR AAA 3 3 19.0 20 8 6 1 .000 9.5 3.8 0.5 2.8 0% .000 .000 1.47 4.24 4.74
1991 CLE MLB 11 5 36.0 58 10 13 7 .274 98 14.5 2.5 1.8 3.2 38% .372 .341 1.89 5.63 6.75
1991 CSP AAA 26 15 113.7 130 30 57 10 .000 10.3 2.4 0.8 4.5 0% .000 .000 1.41 4.45 4.99
1992 HOU MLB 29 8 78.7 74 25 48 5 .247 98 8.5 2.9 0.6 5.5 44% .275 .261 1.26 3.41 4.00
1992 TUC AAA 21 2 52.7 50 12 35 2 .000 8.5 2.0 0.3 6.0 0% .000 .000 1.18 3.35 2.39
1993 COL MLB 46 18 146.0 184 42 84 20 .256 115 11.3 2.6 1.2 5.2 44% .318 .276 1.55 4.53 4.75
1994 COL MLB 47 1 77.7 98 39 68 9 .255 122 11.4 4.5 1.0 7.9 49% .363 .273 1.76 4.48 5.79
1995 SDN MLB 40 12 114.0 112 45 83 11 .254 97 8.8 3.6 0.9 6.6 49% .294 .256 1.38 4.10 4.34
1996 SDN MLB 60 0 88.0 80 29 67 13 .253 99 8.2 3.0 1.3 6.9 47% .257 .242 1.24 4.72 4.60
1997 DET MLB 29 27 175.0 186 46 90 18 .266 98 9.6 2.4 0.9 4.6 42% .289 .248 1.33 4.29 4.17
1997 WMI A 1 1 5.0 1 0 7 0 .000 1.8 0.0 0.0 12.6 0% .111 .000 0.20 0.65 0.00
1997 TOL AAA 1 1 7.0 1 2 4 0 .000 1.3 2.6 0.0 5.1 0% .053 .000 0.43 2.94 0.00
1998 ARI MLB 23 23 146.7 165 51 71 27 .257 96 10.1 3.1 1.7 4.4 45% .286 .289 1.47 5.60 5.34
1998 NYN MLB 11 2 28.7 23 10 21 4 .256 96 7.2 3.1 1.3 6.6 44% .237 .238 1.15 4.57 3.14
1999 DET MLB 39 16 134.0 169 44 82 29 .266 100 11.4 3.0 1.9 5.5 42% .315 .297 1.59 5.87 6.85
2000 DET MLB 47 17 156.7 185 35 74 20 .262 93 10.6 2.0 1.1 4.3 47% .306 .262 1.40 4.65 4.88
2001 DET MLB 9 4 24.0 38 11 15 3 .257 101 14.2 4.1 1.1 5.6 59% .393 .344 2.04 5.22 10.50
2001 BUF AAA 11 10 72.0 72 7 50 3 .000 9.0 0.9 0.4 6.2 0% .000 .000 1.10 2.61 2.75

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
2000-06-29 2000-07-03 DTD 4 4 - Neck Stiffness - -
2000-04-25 2000-05-01 DTD 6 5 - Low Back Spasms - -
2000-04-06 2000-04-09 DTD 3 2 - Back Spasms - -
1997-05-05 1997-06-03 15-DL 29 25 - Fracture Batted Ball - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2000 DET $4,750,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$4,750,000
1 yrTotal$4,750,000

 

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BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
The BP Wayback Machine: How the Indians Were BuiltKevin Goldstein2013-05-24
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Beware of Falling PayrollsJay Jaffe2012-02-06
BP Unfiltered: This Week in Minor League History: May 10 - May 16Geoff Young2010-05-14
Seidnotes: Livan La Vida LocaEric Seidman2010-05-07
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit List: Epic Flights and Epic FightsJay Jaffe2010-04-22
This article requires BP Premium accessChecking the Numbers: Matchup DoppelgangersEric Seidman2009-07-31
Prospectus Idol Entry: Everything I Know About Baseball I learned In SandlotBrian Cartwright2009-06-07
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Feeling Byrnes'dJoe Sheehan2009-05-13
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Free Agent LeftoversJoe Sheehan2008-02-18
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: How the Indians Were BuiltKevin Goldstein2007-10-16
This article requires BP Premium accessHope and Faith: How the San Francisco Giants Can Win the World SeriesGary Huckabay2007-03-05
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Arb BarbsJoe Sheehan2004-12-08
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: AL PreviewJoe Sheehan2004-04-03
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Worst Free-Agent SigningsJoe Sheehan2004-01-22
This article requires BP Premium access6-4-3: Take it to the BridgeGary Huckabay2003-09-26
1997 Internet Baseball Awards™ Results: Your ballots have been counted, and the results are inGreg Spira1997-11-10


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