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Al Downing PYankees

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
17 2268.3 123 107 3 1639 3.22 16.9
Birth Date6-28-1941
Height5' 11"
Weight175 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsL
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.
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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
1961 NYA MLB 5 1 9.0 7 12 12 0 .255 94 7.0 12.0 0.0 12.0 40% .318 .288 2.11 4.17 8.00 112 6.55 -0.1
1962 NYA MLB 1 0 1.0 0 0 1 0 .343 93 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 50% .000 -.010 0.00 0.51 0.00 101 4.02 0.0
1963 NYA MLB 24 22 175.7 114 80 171 7 .258 94 5.8 4.1 0.4 8.8 55% .239 .214 1.10 2.40 2.56 82 3.05 3.7
1964 NYA MLB 37 35 244.0 201 120 217 18 .256 97 7.4 4.4 0.7 8.0 48% .267 .250 1.32 3.12 3.47 89 3.72 3.6
1965 NYA MLB 35 32 212.0 185 105 179 16 .255 97 7.9 4.5 0.7 7.6 45% .282 .264 1.37 3.21 3.40 97 4.16 1.7
1966 NYA MLB 30 30 200.0 178 79 152 23 .253 98 8.0 3.6 1.0 6.8 44% .263 .262 1.28 3.61 3.56 103 4.17 1.5
1967 NYA MLB 31 28 201.7 158 61 171 13 .261 95 7.1 2.7 0.6 7.6 46% .261 .232 1.09 2.56 2.63 80 2.81 4.2
1968 NYA MLB 15 12 61.3 54 20 40 7 .253 92 7.9 2.9 1.0 5.9 56% .250 .277 1.21 3.43 3.52 105 3.70 0.2
1969 NYA MLB 30 15 130.7 117 49 85 12 .258 92 8.1 3.4 0.8 5.9 47% .260 .265 1.27 3.38 3.38 94 4.31 0.6
1970 MIL 0 17 16 94.3 79 59 53 8 .255 97 7.5 5.6 0.8 5.1 53% .243 .267 1.46 4.38 3.34 0 0.00 0.0
1970 OAK 0 10 6 41.0 39 22 26 5 .249 97 8.6 4.8 1.1 5.7 58% .270 .275 1.49 4.43 3.95 0 0.00 0.0
1971 LAN MLB 37 36 262.3 245 84 136 16 .259 95 8.4 2.9 0.5 4.7 52% .268 .245 1.25 3.29 2.68 108 3.47 3.4
1972 LAN MLB 31 30 202.7 196 67 117 13 .265 93 8.7 3.0 0.6 5.2 58% .276 .273 1.30 3.30 2.98 111 3.93 0.8
1973 LAN MLB 30 28 193.0 155 68 124 19 .260 96 7.2 3.2 0.9 5.8 50% .235 .237 1.16 3.62 3.31 103 3.63 2.8
1974 LAN MLB 21 16 98.3 94 45 63 7 .255 95 8.6 4.1 0.6 5.8 58% .282 .271 1.41 3.69 3.66 109 5.38 -0.8
1975 LAN MLB 22 6 74.7 59 28 39 6 .252 95 7.1 3.4 0.7 4.7 66% .225 .245 1.17 3.82 2.89 106 4.30 0.4
1976 LAN MLB 17 3 46.7 43 18 30 3 .265 95 8.3 3.5 0.6 5.8 64% .276 .252 1.31 3.35 3.86 98 3.83 0.4
1977 LAN MLB 12 1 20.0 22 16 23 4 .260 99 9.9 7.2 1.8 10.3 67% .321 .310 1.90 5.43 6.75 99 6.29 -0.3
1970 TOT MLB 27 22 135.3 118 81 79 13 .253 97 7.8 5.4 0.9 5.3 54% .251 .269 1.47 4.39 3.52 131 5.21 -0.2
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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
1961 NYA MLB 5 1 9.0 7 12 12 0 .255 94 7.0 12.0 0.0 12.0 40% .318 .288 2.11 4.17 8.00
1962 NYA MLB 1 0 1.0 0 0 1 0 .343 93 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 50% .000 -.010 0.00 0.51 0.00
1963 NYA MLB 24 22 175.7 114 80 171 7 .258 94 5.8 4.1 0.4 8.8 55% .239 .214 1.10 2.40 2.56
1964 NYA MLB 37 35 244.0 201 120 217 18 .256 97 7.4 4.4 0.7 8.0 48% .267 .250 1.32 3.12 3.47
1965 NYA MLB 35 32 212.0 185 105 179 16 .255 97 7.9 4.5 0.7 7.6 45% .282 .264 1.37 3.21 3.40
1966 NYA MLB 30 30 200.0 178 79 152 23 .253 98 8.0 3.6 1.0 6.8 44% .263 .262 1.28 3.61 3.56
1967 NYA MLB 31 28 201.7 158 61 171 13 .261 95 7.1 2.7 0.6 7.6 46% .261 .232 1.09 2.56 2.63
1968 NYA MLB 15 12 61.3 54 20 40 7 .253 92 7.9 2.9 1.0 5.9 56% .250 .277 1.21 3.43 3.52
1969 NYA MLB 30 15 130.7 117 49 85 12 .258 92 8.1 3.4 0.8 5.9 47% .260 .265 1.27 3.38 3.38
1970 MIL MLB 17 16 94.3 79 59 53 8 .255 97 7.5 5.6 0.8 5.1 53% .243 .267 1.46 4.38 3.34
1970 OAK MLB 10 6 41.0 39 22 26 5 .249 97 8.6 4.8 1.1 5.7 58% .270 .275 1.49 4.43 3.95
1971 LAN MLB 37 36 262.3 245 84 136 16 .259 95 8.4 2.9 0.5 4.7 52% .268 .245 1.25 3.29 2.68
1972 LAN MLB 31 30 202.7 196 67 117 13 .265 93 8.7 3.0 0.6 5.2 58% .276 .273 1.30 3.30 2.98
1973 LAN MLB 30 28 193.0 155 68 124 19 .260 96 7.2 3.2 0.9 5.8 50% .235 .237 1.16 3.62 3.31
1974 LAN MLB 21 16 98.3 94 45 63 7 .255 95 8.6 4.1 0.6 5.8 58% .282 .271 1.41 3.69 3.66
1975 LAN MLB 22 6 74.7 59 28 39 6 .252 95 7.1 3.4 0.7 4.7 66% .225 .245 1.17 3.82 2.89
1976 LAN MLB 17 3 46.7 43 18 30 3 .265 95 8.3 3.5 0.6 5.8 64% .276 .252 1.31 3.35 3.86
1977 LAN MLB 12 1 20.0 22 16 23 4 .260 99 9.9 7.2 1.8 10.3 67% .321 .310 1.90 5.43 6.75

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
1977-05-29 1977-06-25 27 24 - Not Disclosed - -
1968-05-15 1968-06-18 15-DL 34 32 Left Shoulder Inflammation - -

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  Title Author Date
Wezen-Ball: The Night Pete Rose Broke the RecordLarry Granillo2013-02-12
This article requires BP Premium accessWestern Front: They Took Their TurnGeoff Young2013-02-04
This article requires BP Premium accessOverthinking It: Justin TimeBen Lindbergh2011-08-11
Prospectus Hit and Run: The Yankees' Virgin SpringJay Jaffe2011-06-27
Prospectus Q&A: Bill Monbouquette, Part TwoDavid Laurila2011-02-01
BP Unfiltered: This Week in Minor League History: May 10 - May 16Geoff Young2010-05-14
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Exiting Stage LeftJim Baker2008-07-11
Prospectus Hit List: Don't Look NowJay Jaffe2007-08-10
This article requires BP Premium accessWait 'Til Next Year: Midseason AcquisitionsBryan Smith2007-06-19
Counting Down to 756: When, and Against Who?Clay Davenport2007-05-11
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Annuity That Changed Baseball: Hunter v. FinleyBrent Gambill2006-08-24
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: The Best Rookie Pitching Duos of These Modern TimesJim Baker2006-08-02
This article requires BP Premium accessCan Of Corn: Ode To Hammerin' HankDayn Perry2004-04-16
This article requires BP Premium accessAim For The Head: Are Balanced Lineups Better?Rodger A. Payne2002-11-21
This article requires BP Premium accessAim For The Head: Are Balanced Lineups Better?Keith Woolner2002-11-21


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