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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
7 346.3 13 20 1 265 5.87 1.2
Birth Date2-7-1977
Height6' 1"
Weight200 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
1999 DET 22 17 12 76.7 66.3 10.3 2 6 0 0 3 1 351 86 58 52 10 135 40 40 4 50 6.10 5.32 6.25 2.7 0.2
2000 DET 23 2 1 5.3 1.7 3.7 0 1 0 0 0 0 34 11 13 13 2 24 7 6 0 1 21.94 11.66 13.39 -3.9 -0.4
2001 DET 24 15 0 29.7 0.0 29.7 0 2 0 0 0 0 135 30 21 21 5 48 15 12 3 30 6.37 5.09 6.80 -1.7 -0.2
2004 BAL 27 17 8 56.0 46.7 9.3 3 4 0 1 3 0 247 65 37 32 6 102 15 14 3 45 5.14 3.91 3.95 14.0 1.4
2006 HOU 29 40 0 71.0 0.0 71.0 3 2 0 2 1 0 299 70 38 37 8 120 23 16 0 52 4.69 4.08 5.99 -2.2 -0.3
2007 HOU 30 64 0 71.7 0.0 71.7 5 3 1 4 0 0 325 76 46 41 8 123 34 25 4 63 5.15 4.46 5.11 7.1 0.9
2008 HOU 31 26 0 36.0 0.0 36.0 0 2 0 1 0 0 173 54 30 30 9 93 14 9 1 24 7.50 6.27 7.12 -5.0 -0.5
Career18121346.3114.7231.713201871156439224322648645148122152655.874.845.8411.01.2

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1999 DET MLB 17 12 76.7 6.25 80 .275 .281 .353 .445 .268 .308 98 2.8 0.3 2.7 0.2
2000 DET MLB 2 1 5.3 13.39 -73 .437 .273 .340 .429 .262 .375 92 -3.9 -0.4 -3.9 -0.4
2001 DET MLB 15 0 29.7 6.80 61 .267 .265 .326 .425 .256 .305 99 -1.7 -0.2 -1.7 -0.2
2004 BAL MLB 17 8 56.0 3.95 126 .264 .269 .336 .432 .258 .331 106 14.0 1.4 14.0 1.4
2006 HOU MLB 40 0 71.0 5.99 72 .244 .263 .324 .419 .258 .287 96 -1.8 -0.2 -2.2 -0.3
2007 HOU MLB 64 0 71.7 5.11 97 .274 .269 .332 .430 .260 .315 104 7.4 0.7 7.1 0.9
2008 HOU MLB 26 0 36.0 7.12 45 .335 .256 .322 .397 .254 .360 99 -5.0 -0.5 -5.0 -0.5

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
1999 DET MLB 2 6 0 17 12 76.7 86 40 50 10 50% .308 10.1 4.7 1.2 5.9 1.64 6.10 2.7 0.2
2000 DET MLB 0 1 0 2 1 5.3 11 7 1 2 40% .375 18.6 11.8 3.4 1.7 3.38 21.94 -3.9 -0.4
2001 DET MLB 0 2 0 15 0 29.7 30 15 30 5 32% .305 9.1 4.6 1.5 9.1 1.52 6.37 -1.7 -0.2
2004 BAL MLB 3 4 0 17 8 56.0 65 15 45 6 45% .331 10.4 2.4 1.0 7.2 1.43 5.14 14.0 1.4
2006 HOU MLB 3 2 0 40 0 71.0 70 23 52 8 49% .287 8.9 2.9 1.0 6.6 1.31 4.69 -2.2 -0.3
2007 HOU MLB 5 3 1 64 0 71.7 76 34 63 8 45% .315 9.5 4.3 1.0 7.9 1.53 5.15 7.1 0.9
2008 HOU MLB 0 2 0 26 0 36.0 54 14 24 9 41% .360 13.5 3.5 2.2 6.0 1.89 7.50 -5.0 -0.5

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
2008 641 0.5086 0.5047 0.8669 0.6718 0.3302 0.8995 0.7981 0.1269
Career6410.50860.50470.86690.67180.33020.89950.79810.1269

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2001-07-07 2001-10-08 15-DL 93 80 Right Shoulder Strain Admitted Painful for Months Prior - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2008 HOU $800,000
2007 HOU $575,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$1,375,000
2 yrTotal$1,375,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 138 d

Details
  • signed as a free agent from HOU 08-09 (minor-league contract): sent outright to Triple-A 10/8/08 contract purchased 9/9/08 sent outright to Triple-A 7/25/08 designated for assignment 7/21/08 contract purchased 7/2/08 designated for assignment 5/27/08 avoided arbitration 1/22/08 ($1.1M-$0.75M), 1 year/$0.8M (08)
  • performance bonus
  • avoided arbitration 12/06, 1 year/$0.575M (07)
  • contract purchased 4/06 signed as a free agent from BAL 12/05 (minor-league contract)
  • sent to minor-league camp 3/05 designated for assignment 1/05 contract purchased 7/04

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BP Articles

Dave Borkowski is referenced in the following articles.

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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: National League RoundupChristina Kahrl2008-09-20
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: JiggeringChristina Kahrl2008-07-25
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: NL Central NRI ReviewChristina Kahrl2008-03-02
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Scanning Shields, and Nailing Down RocksChristina Kahrl2008-01-25
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: National League RoundupChristina Kahrl2007-08-19
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction of the Day: Roster Review of the CentralsChristina Kahrl2007-04-05
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: NL Central CatchupChristina Kahrl2007-02-06
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Game of the Week: Houston Astros at Chicago White Sox, June 23, 2006Derek Jacques2006-06-27
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: June 6-7Christina Kahrl2006-06-09
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: June 1-5Christina Kahrl2006-06-06
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 12-14Christina Kahrl2006-05-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 18-20Christina Kahrl2006-04-21
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 17-26Christina Kahrl2006-03-27
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: National League, December 15, 2005-February 11, 2006Christina Kahrl2006-02-15
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 16-28, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-04-01
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: July 1-5Christina Kahrl2004-07-08


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Dave Borkowski threw 1,178 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2008, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2008, he relied primarily on his Sinker (90mph) and Fourseam Fastball (90mph), also mixing in a Slider (85mph), Curve (73mph) and Change (83mph).