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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
15 2648.3 166 136 1 1766 4.31 30.9
Birth Date11-28-1964
Height6' 2"
Weight175 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsR
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
1987 SFN 22 3 0 6.0 0.0 6.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 28 7 4 3 2 15 3 3 1 5 4.50 7.53 7.22 -0.7 -0.1
1990 SFN 25 33 32 204.0 201.0 3.0 14 7 1 0 18 0 857 201 92 86 18 292 61 54 4 118 3.79 3.76 4.59 11.0 0.9
1991 SFN 26 36 34 206.7 205.0 1.7 12 11 0 0 18 0 890 223 103 96 19 315 60 58 10 131 4.18 3.74 3.95 22.6 2.2
1992 SFN 27 32 32 189.7 189.7 0.0 13 9 0 0 15 2 799 194 96 81 13 281 45 39 4 107 3.84 3.31 3.90 12.8 1.0
1993 SFN 28 34 34 231.7 231.7 0.0 22 7 0 0 24 3 942 224 100 94 18 322 40 36 11 145 3.65 3.39 4.33 26.7 2.7
1994 SFN 29 25 25 159.3 159.3 0.0 6 8 0 0 15 1 676 176 72 64 14 257 36 29 7 85 3.62 3.95 4.47 11.2 0.9
1995 FLO 30 30 30 188.3 188.3 0.0 14 14 0 0 15 2 810 208 95 90 22 335 57 52 6 126 4.30 4.25 4.98 9.7 0.9
1996 FLO 31 24 24 154.0 154.0 0.0 6 10 0 0 14 2 645 154 84 74 15 234 42 40 3 108 4.32 3.83 4.63 15.6 1.4
1996 TEX 31 10 10 68.7 68.7 0.0 5 2 0 0 6 1 289 75 33 31 4 108 16 14 2 47 4.06 3.42 3.96 18.3 1.7
1997 TEX 32 30 30 189.3 189.3 0.0 9 12 0 0 12 4 828 240 106 96 20 344 30 29 4 139 4.56 3.59 4.22 42.4 4.2
1998 TEX 33 32 32 195.0 195.0 0.0 9 13 0 0 11 3 854 230 131 123 19 346 46 45 8 131 5.68 3.97 4.78 33.7 3.0
1999 TEX 34 30 25 147.3 129.3 18.0 9 8 0 0 9 1 656 184 95 92 18 284 46 45 3 96 5.62 4.49 5.09 32.0 2.9
2000 ATL 35 31 22 134.3 119.7 14.7 10 6 0 1 9 3 603 162 79 73 13 238 51 49 4 110 4.89 3.90 4.36 28.5 2.5
2001 ATL 36 34 34 219.3 219.3 0.0 12 12 0 0 22 0 902 187 83 74 17 288 70 57 6 187 3.04 3.35 4.08 32.3 3.1
2002 BOS 37 29 29 173.0 173.0 0.0 13 8 0 0 15 2 760 199 93 87 25 317 50 45 8 124 4.53 4.51 4.78 15.8 1.2
2003 BOS 38 32 30 181.7 172.7 9.0 12 9 0 0 16 1 785 202 108 104 20 315 47 46 9 107 5.15 4.27 5.05 21.4 2.0
Career4454232648.32596.052.316613611219251132428661374126825742917006419017664.313.854.49333.330.9

Advanced

'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 FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1983 GRF Rk 13 9 50.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1986 FRE A+ 4 4 24.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1987 SFN MLB 3 0 6.0 7.22 43 .328 .236 .307 .358 .241 .294 102 -0.9 -0.1 -0.7 -0.1
1990 SFN MLB 33 32 204.0 4.59 94 .249 .261 .322 .391 .262 .279 102 13.8 1.5 11.0 0.9
1990 PHX AAA 3 3 23.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 SFN MLB 36 34 206.7 3.95 104 .273 .249 .313 .367 .254 .304 99 23.8 2.5 22.6 2.2
1992 SFN MLB 32 32 189.7 3.90 99 .256 .251 .311 .368 .253 .287 100 16.2 1.8 12.8 1.0
1993 SFN MLB 34 34 231.7 4.33 103 .234 .263 .324 .396 .256 .283 98 27.8 2.8 26.7 2.7
1994 SFN MLB 25 25 159.3 4.47 100 .260 .268 .329 .415 .255 .303 96 16.2 1.6 11.2 0.9
1995 FLO MLB 30 30 188.3 4.98 94 .263 .268 .331 .414 .258 .311 101 12.3 1.2 9.7 0.9
1996 FLO MLB 24 24 154.0 4.63 102 .240 .265 .327 .410 .253 .291 101 16.0 1.5 15.6 1.4
1996 TEX MLB 10 10 68.7 3.96 127 .238 .279 .349 .446 .271 .323 101 18.3 1.7 18.3 1.7
1997 TEX MLB 30 30 189.3 4.22 120 .259 .273 .341 .436 .266 .346 106 42.5 4.2 42.4 4.2
1997 OKL AAA 1 1 5.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .294 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 TEX MLB 32 32 195.0 4.78 111 .256 .270 .338 .432 .267 .325 107 34.4 3.4 33.7 3.0
1999 TEX MLB 30 25 147.3 5.09 108 .268 .274 .346 .440 .264 .337 104 31.8 3.0 32.0 2.9
1999 TUL AA 2 2 6.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 ATL MLB 31 22 134.3 4.36 112 .269 .265 .337 .427 .256 .351 98 26.2 2.4 28.5 2.5
2001 ATL MLB 34 34 219.3 4.08 111 .229 .257 .322 .414 .255 .273 96 32.6 3.2 32.3 3.1
2002 BOS MLB 29 29 173.0 4.78 99 .276 .263 .330 .421 .264 .315 98 16.2 1.6 15.8 1.2
2002 PAW AAA 1 1 2.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .500 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 BOS MLB 32 30 181.7 5.05 101 .262 .269 .332 .428 .265 .302 103 21.9 2.2 21.4 2.0

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
1983 GRF Rk 2 6 0 13 9 50.3 73 30 38 1 0% .000 13.1 5.4 0.2 6.8 2.05 6.26 0.0 0.0
1986 FRE A+ 0 3 0 4 4 24.7 34 8 14 2 0% .000 12.4 2.9 0.7 5.1 1.70 5.47 0.0 0.0
1987 SFN MLB 0 0 0 3 0 6.0 7 3 5 2 47% .294 10.5 4.5 3.0 7.5 1.67 4.50 -0.7 -0.1
1990 SFN MLB 14 7 1 33 32 204.0 201 61 118 18 55% .279 8.9 2.7 0.8 5.2 1.28 3.79 11.0 0.9
1990 PHX AAA 2 1 0 3 3 23.0 18 3 9 2 0% .000 7.0 1.2 0.8 3.5 0.91 2.74 0.0 0.0
1991 SFN MLB 12 11 0 36 34 206.7 223 60 131 19 46% .304 9.7 2.6 0.8 5.7 1.37 4.18 22.6 2.2
1992 SFN MLB 13 9 0 32 32 189.7 194 45 107 13 45% .287 9.2 2.1 0.6 5.1 1.26 3.84 12.8 1.0
1993 SFN MLB 22 7 0 34 34 231.7 224 40 145 18 48% .283 8.7 1.6 0.7 5.6 1.14 3.65 26.7 2.7
1994 SFN MLB 6 8 0 25 25 159.3 176 36 85 14 50% .303 9.9 2.0 0.8 4.8 1.33 3.62 11.2 0.9
1995 FLO MLB 14 14 0 30 30 188.3 208 57 126 22 53% .311 9.9 2.7 1.1 6.0 1.41 4.30 9.7 0.9
1996 TEX MLB 5 2 0 10 10 68.7 75 16 47 4 46% .323 9.8 2.1 0.5 6.2 1.33 4.06 18.3 1.7
1996 FLO MLB 6 10 0 24 24 154.0 154 42 108 15 50% .291 9.0 2.5 0.9 6.3 1.27 4.32 15.6 1.4
1997 TEX MLB 9 12 0 30 30 189.3 240 30 139 20 43% .346 11.4 1.4 1.0 6.6 1.43 4.56 42.4 4.2
1997 OKL AAA 1 0 0 1 1 5.0 6 2 3 1 0% .294 10.8 3.6 1.8 5.4 1.60 3.60 0.0 0.0
1998 TEX MLB 9 13 0 32 32 195.0 230 46 131 19 45% .325 10.6 2.1 0.9 6.0 1.42 5.68 33.7 3.0
1999 TEX MLB 9 8 0 30 25 147.3 184 46 96 18 51% .337 11.2 2.8 1.1 5.9 1.56 5.62 32.0 2.9
1999 TUL AA 0 1 0 2 2 6.7 7 3 3 0 0% .000 9.4 4.0 0.0 4.0 1.49 2.69 0.0 0.0
2000 ATL MLB 10 6 0 31 22 134.3 162 51 110 13 54% .351 10.9 3.4 0.9 7.4 1.59 4.89 28.5 2.5
2001 ATL MLB 12 12 0 34 34 219.3 187 70 187 17 52% .273 7.7 2.9 0.7 7.7 1.17 3.04 32.3 3.1
2002 BOS MLB 13 8 0 29 29 173.0 199 50 124 25 49% .315 10.4 2.6 1.3 6.5 1.44 4.53 15.8 1.2
2002 PAW AAA 0 1 0 1 1 2.3 4 1 2 0 0% .500 15.7 3.9 0.0 7.8 2.17 11.74 0.0 0.0
2003 BOS MLB 12 9 0 32 30 181.7 202 47 107 20 44% .302 10.0 2.3 1.0 5.3 1.37 5.15 21.4 2.0

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
2002-03-21 2002-04-20 15-DL 30 14 Right Shoulder Inflammation -
2001-07-30 2001-08-04 DTD 5 4 - General Medical Illness - -
2000-04-23 2000-04-29 DTD 6 5 Right Shoulder Inflammation - -
1999-04-21 1999-05-09 15-DL 18 16 Right Shoulder Inflammation Bursitis - -
1998-07-26 1998-07-31 DTD 5 4 - Neck Stiffness - -
1997-08-05 1997-08-31 15-DL 26 26 Right Shoulder Fatigue - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2003 BOS $5,500,000
2002 BOS $5,500,000
2001 ATL $1,750,000
2000 ATL $750,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$13,500,000
4 yrTotal$13,500,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
13 y 30 dTommy Tanzer

Details
  • retired after 03
  • 2 year/$11M (02-03) ($3M deferred) 02:$5.5M, 03:$5.5M+additional $1M in games started, innings pitched bonuses signed as a free agent from ATL 12/01
  • 1 year/$1.75M (01)

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Future Shock: Giants Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2012-02-03
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DateQuestionAnswer
2011-06-29 13:30:00 (link to chat)Who are your favorite players to deal with, both past or present?
(Gerald from Savannah)
Geez. That's a tough one because there are so many good guys I have dealt with in 24 years of covering baseball. I hate to leave people out but some of my favorites would have to include Sean Casey, John Burkett, Jay Bell, Craig Wilson, Jason Schmidt, Michael Barrett from the past. From the present: Jason Bay, Cole Hamels, Carlos Pena, Scott Rolen, Brandon Phillips, Nyjer Morgan, Neil Walker, Joel Hanrahan, Adam Jones, Max Scherzer, Don Kelly, Chris Perez, Adam Dunn, Matt Capps, Torii Hunter, Kurt Suzuki, Ian Kinsler. (John Perrotto)


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