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Steve Busby PRoyals

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
8 1060.7 70 54 0 659 3.72 8.4
Birth Date9-29-1949
Height6' 2"
Weight205 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
1972 KCA 22 5 5 40.0 40.0 0.0 3 1 0 0 5 0 153 28 9 7 1 34 8 8 0 31 1.58 1.64 2.46 6.2 0.7
1973 KCA 23 37 37 238.3 238.3 0.0 16 15 0 0 17 6 1037 246 125 112 18 342 105 98 6 174 4.23 3.50 4.35 17.7 1.9
1974 KCA 24 38 38 292.3 292.3 0.0 22 14 0 0 25 3 1220 284 118 110 14 383 92 86 9 198 3.39 2.88 3.42 43.2 4.7
1975 KCA 25 34 34 260.3 260.3 0.0 18 12 0 0 21 4 1064 233 96 89 18 330 81 77 3 160 3.08 3.19 4.05 23.0 2.5
1976 KCA 26 13 13 71.7 71.7 0.0 3 3 0 0 3 2 323 58 42 35 7 93 49 48 3 29 4.40 5.25 5.93 -5.6 -0.6
1978 KCA 28 7 5 21.3 15.7 5.7 1 0 0 0 0 0 104 24 18 18 2 35 15 14 2 10 7.59 5.22 6.39 -2.6 -0.3
1979 KCA 29 22 12 94.3 78.0 16.3 6 6 0 0 8 0 405 71 45 38 10 111 64 61 0 45 3.63 5.22 5.84 -3.0 -0.3
1980 KCA 30 11 6 42.3 35.3 7.0 1 3 0 0 2 0 199 59 30 29 3 86 19 19 2 12 6.17 4.60 5.61 -2.2 -0.2
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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
1972 KCA MLB 5 5 40.0 2.46 126 .198 .248 .308 .342 .255 .239 95 5.6 0.7 6.2 0.7
1973 KCA MLB 37 37 238.3 4.35 101 .269 .261 .328 .388 .264 .311 102 17.7 1.9 17.7 1.9
1974 KCA MLB 38 38 292.3 3.42 119 .243 .257 .320 .372 .261 .298 103 43.2 4.7 43.2 4.7
1975 KCA MLB 34 34 260.3 4.05 107 .235 .256 .326 .375 .262 .268 100 23.0 2.5 23.0 2.5
1976 KCA MLB 13 13 71.7 5.93 48 .279 .255 .312 .366 .262 .217 98 -5.6 -0.6 -5.6 -0.6
1978 KCA MLB 7 5 21.3 6.39 47 .313 .259 .322 .369 .267 .293 98 -2.6 -0.3 -2.6 -0.3
1979 KCA MLB 22 12 94.3 5.84 78 .256 .268 .331 .403 .264 .213 102 -3.0 -0.3 -3.0 -0.3
1980 KCA MLB 11 6 42.3 5.61 73 .319 .275 .335 .415 .271 .344 98 -2.2 -0.2 -2.2 -0.2
1980 OMA AAA 8 8 58.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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
1972 KCA MLB 3 1 0 5 5 40.0 28 8 31 1 45% .239 6.3 1.8 0.2 7.0 0.90 1.57 6.2 0.7
1973 KCA MLB 16 15 0 37 37 238.3 246 105 174 18 58% .311 9.3 4.0 0.7 6.6 1.47 4.23 17.7 1.9
1974 KCA MLB 22 14 0 38 38 292.3 284 92 198 14 55% .298 8.7 2.8 0.4 6.1 1.29 3.39 43.2 4.7
1975 KCA MLB 18 12 0 34 34 260.3 233 81 160 18 56% .268 8.1 2.8 0.6 5.5 1.21 3.08 23.0 2.5
1976 KCA MLB 3 3 0 13 13 71.7 58 49 29 7 45% .217 7.3 6.2 0.9 3.6 1.49 4.40 -5.6 -0.6
1978 KCA MLB 1 0 0 7 5 21.3 24 15 10 2 53% .293 10.1 6.3 0.8 4.2 1.83 7.59 -2.6 -0.3
1979 KCA MLB 6 6 0 22 12 94.3 71 64 45 10 54% .213 6.8 6.1 1.0 4.3 1.43 3.63 -3.0 -0.3
1980 KCA MLB 1 3 0 11 6 42.3 59 19 12 3 47% .344 12.5 4.0 0.6 2.6 1.84 6.17 -2.2 -0.2
1980 OMA AAA 3 2 0 8 8 58.0 45 28 29 4 0% .000 7.0 4.3 0.6 4.5 1.26 2.48 0.0 0.0

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
1977-04-07 1977-05-03 26 21 Right Shoulder Recovery From Surgery Sent Down To Minors 1976-07-19 -
1976-07-07 1976-10-03 88 83 Right Shoulder Surgery 1976-07-19 -
1976-03-25 1976-04-18 24 6 Right Shoulder Fatigue - -

Compensation

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Details

2014 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/11/2014 05:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA FRA VORP WARP
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Diagnostics

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Upside By Year

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BP Articles

Steve Busby is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
BP Unfiltered: Justin Grimm Steals an OutJason Cole2013-05-24
This article requires BP Premium accessWestern Front: Xavier Cedeno's Not-So-Excellent AdventureGeoff Young2013-04-09
This article requires BP Premium accessIn A Pickle: Not All Stars Are All-StarsJason Wojciechowski2013-02-14
This article requires BP Premium accessThe BP Broadside: Mitchell Page's Unfinished SentenceSteven Goldman2011-03-14
Prospectus Q&A: Chris Hayes, Part TwoRany Jazayerli2009-02-09
Prospectus Q&A: Jim ColbornDavid Laurila2008-10-19
This article requires BP Premium accessDoctoring The Numbers: The Draft, Part TwoRany Jazayerli2005-05-19
Aim For The Head: Hidden Perfect GamesKeith Woolner2004-04-27


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