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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
6 565.7 34 39 0 301 5.31 3.8
Birth Date4-5-1976
Height6' 3"
Weight245 lbs
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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
2001 CLE 25 9 4 36.7 23.7 13.0 1 2 0 0 1 1 149 32 15 14 2 47 15 13 1 24 3.44 3.81 4.32 5.8 0.6
2002 CLE 26 26 26 137.3 137.3 0.0 10 9 0 0 8 1 635 176 104 100 15 274 62 61 6 102 6.55 4.48 5.14 9.6 1.1
2003 TEX 27 11 8 46.0 37.0 9.0 2 4 0 0 2 1 223 61 42 35 8 97 24 23 5 26 6.85 6.12 6.90 -0.4 -0.0
2004 TEX 28 34 33 207.7 203.3 4.3 14 10 0 0 20 0 897 233 104 97 16 334 58 52 11 98 4.20 4.21 5.28 22.5 2.1
2005 TEX 29 12 12 69.7 69.7 0.0 4 6 0 0 4 1 317 96 52 50 5 135 24 23 3 20 6.46 4.57 5.63 1.3 0.1
2005 WAS 29 11 11 59.7 59.7 0.0 3 6 0 0 4 1 266 66 38 33 3 96 22 21 5 26 4.98 4.13 4.84 0.4 -0.1
2006 WAS 30 2 2 8.7 8.7 0.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 41 9 8 5 0 12 8 8 0 5 5.19 4.72 4.30 0.8 0.1
Career10596565.7539.326.3343900395252867336333449995213201313015.314.455.3040.03.8

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1998 WTT A- 9 9 42.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 CGA A 2 2 12.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 MHV A- 5 5 17.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 KIN A+ 15 15 69.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 KIN A+ 1 1 2.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 CLE MLB 9 4 36.7 4.32 114 .223 .272 .329 .441 .259 .280 103 5.8 0.6 5.8 0.6
2001 AKR AA 14 13 86.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 BUF AAA 11 10 60.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 CLE MLB 26 26 137.3 5.14 93 .309 .272 .336 .435 .269 .358 99 10.0 1.0 9.6 1.1
2002 BUF AAA 3 3 22.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .231 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 TEX MLB 11 8 46.0 6.90 71 .300 .268 .335 .427 .266 .331 109 -0.4 -0.0 -0.4 -0.0
2003 FRI AA 2 2 9.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 OKL AAA 20 20 122.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .328 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 TEX MLB 34 33 207.7 5.28 104 .244 .271 .339 .430 .261 .304 109 23.0 2.2 22.5 2.1
2004 OKL AAA 1 1 5.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .263 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 TEX MLB 12 12 69.7 5.63 89 .284 .265 .326 .417 .260 .343 107 1.6 0.2 1.3 0.1
2005 WAS MLB 11 11 59.7 4.84 86 .274 .263 .327 .416 .261 .300 93 1.2 0.1 0.4 -0.1
2006 WAS MLB 2 2 8.7 4.30 105 .308 .251 .316 .409 .254 .321 93 1.2 0.1 0.8 0.1
2006 HAR AA 3 3 9.0 5.44 85 .297 .278 .333 .394 .265 .303 108 0.4 0.0 1.6 0.2
2007 MYR A+ 6 6 17.0 6.38 65 .342 .261 .339 .394 .260 .409 98 -1.0 -0.1 -1.0 -0.1
2008 IND AAA 1 1 4.0 4.16 97 .456 .299 .373 .456 .298 .529 85 0.2 0.0 0.0 -0.0
2008 PIR Rk 2 2 3.0 4.60 84 .279 .285 .349 .390 .279 .250 83 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0
2010 MXC Wnt 5 5 28.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .295 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 NOR AAA 9 6 44.0 5.97 68 .315 .263 .325 .404 .252 .357 93 -6.7 -0.6 -6.7 -0.6

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
1998 WTT A- 2 5 0 9 9 42.0 40 14 40 1 0% .000 8.6 3.0 0.2 8.6 1.29 4.07 0.0 0.0
1999 MHV A- 0 2 0 5 5 17.0 8 7 26 1 0% .000 4.2 3.7 0.5 13.8 0.88 2.65 0.0 0.0
1999 KIN A+ 5 4 0 15 15 69.3 46 52 81 2 0% .000 6.0 6.8 0.3 10.5 1.41 4.94 0.0 0.0
1999 CGA A 0 2 0 2 2 12.0 9 4 15 2 0% .000 6.8 3.0 1.5 11.2 1.08 4.50 0.0 0.0
2000 KIN A+ 0 1 0 1 1 2.3 2 1 4 0 0% .000 7.8 3.9 0.0 15.7 1.30 3.91 0.0 0.0
2001 CLE MLB 1 2 0 9 4 36.7 32 15 24 2 66% .280 7.9 3.7 0.5 5.9 1.28 3.44 5.8 0.6
2001 AKR AA 5 7 0 14 13 86.0 64 29 73 4 0% .000 6.7 3.0 0.4 7.6 1.08 3.35 0.0 0.0
2001 BUF AAA 5 1 0 11 10 60.7 60 17 52 7 0% .000 8.9 2.5 1.0 7.7 1.27 4.00 0.0 0.0
2002 CLE MLB 10 9 0 26 26 137.3 176 62 102 15 51% .358 11.5 4.1 1.0 6.7 1.73 6.55 9.6 1.1
2002 BUF AAA 1 0 0 3 3 22.0 16 4 16 1 0% .231 6.5 1.6 0.4 6.5 0.91 1.64 0.0 0.0
2003 TEX MLB 2 4 0 11 8 46.0 61 24 26 8 48% .331 11.9 4.7 1.6 5.1 1.85 6.85 -0.4 -0.0
2003 OKL AAA 8 6 0 20 20 122.0 143 39 68 8 0% .328 10.5 2.9 0.6 5.0 1.49 4.65 0.0 0.0
2003 FRI AA 1 1 0 2 2 9.0 10 0 8 1 0% .333 10.0 0.0 1.0 8.0 1.11 4.00 0.0 0.0
2004 TEX MLB 14 10 0 34 33 207.7 233 58 98 16 55% .304 10.1 2.5 0.7 4.2 1.40 4.20 22.5 2.1
2004 OKL AAA 1 0 0 1 1 5.0 6 0 0 1 0% .263 10.8 0.0 1.8 0.0 1.20 1.80 0.0 0.0
2005 TEX MLB 4 6 0 12 12 69.7 96 24 20 5 58% .343 12.4 3.1 0.6 2.6 1.72 6.46 1.3 0.1
2005 WAS MLB 3 6 0 11 11 59.7 66 22 26 3 53% .300 10.0 3.3 0.5 3.9 1.47 4.98 0.4 -0.1
2006 HAR AA 0 2 0 3 3 9.0 11 6 4 1 59% .303 11.0 6.0 1.0 4.0 1.89 4.00 1.6 0.2
2006 WAS MLB 0 2 0 2 2 8.7 9 8 5 0 57% .321 9.3 8.3 0.0 5.2 1.96 5.19 0.8 0.1
2007 MYR A+ 0 3 0 6 6 17.0 29 6 7 2 51% .409 15.4 3.2 1.1 3.7 2.06 6.88 -1.0 -0.1
2008 PIR Rk 0 0 0 2 2 3.0 2 2 4 0 75% .250 6.0 6.0 0.0 12.0 1.33 6.00 0.2 0.0
2008 IND AAA 0 1 0 1 1 4.0 9 2 3 0 29% .529 20.2 4.5 0.0 6.8 2.75 15.75 0.0 -0.0
2010 MXC Wnt 4 1 0 5 5 28.0 30 10 9 2 0% .295 9.6 3.2 0.6 2.9 1.43 2.57 0.0 0.0
2011 NOR AAA 2 3 0 9 6 44.0 64 14 11 3 50% .357 13.1 2.9 0.6 2.2 1.77 6.55 -6.7 -0.6

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
2006-04-15 2006-10-01 60-DL 169 150 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2006-08-07
2006-03-24 2006-04-09 15-DL 16 5 Right Shoulder Recovery From Surgery Labrum 2005-09-05
2005-08-19 2005-10-03 15-DL 45 41 Right Shoulder Surgery Labrum 2005-09-05
2000-04-13 2000-09-05 Minors 145 0 Right Knee Surgery ACL 2000-04-13 -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2006 WAS $1,750,000
2005 TEX $400,000
2004 TEX $372,500
2002 CLE $206,500
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$2,729,000
4 yrTotal$2,729,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
4 y 87 d2011

Details
  • signed as a free agent from WAS 07-08
  • released 10/06 claimed off waivers from TX 6/05 designated for assignment 6/05 signed extension 3/05, 2 year/$2.5M (05-06)+$3M 07 club option $50K buyout
  • $0.3M signing bonus, 05:$0.4M, 06:$1.75M, 07:$3M club option $50K buyout
  • $0.5M bonuses
  • recalled 4/04 optioned to Triple-A 4/04 re-signed 2/04, 1 year/$0.3725M (04) optioned to Triple-A 7/03 recalled 7/03 optioned to Triple-A 5/03 recalled 4/03 optioned to Triple-A 3/03 re-signed 2/03 acquired in trade from CLE 12/02 recalled 9/02 optioned to Triple-A 8/02 signed 3/02 1 year/$0.2065M (02) recalled 9/01 optioned to Triple-A 8/01 recalled 7/01

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DateQuestionAnswer
2008-06-27 14:00:00 (link to chat)You have been very critical of Jim Bowden over the years. If you had to summarize the top few reasons why you think he's not a good GM, what would they be?
(sbiel2 from Washington, DC)
He gets a little overly worked up over iffy fourth starter types; if they pan out, you look brilliant, and if they don't, you've blown on money on Jimmy Haynes or Ryan Drese or the like, and for what? And they never really pan out, not for very long. It's one thing to give them shots, it's another to treat them as something more than disposable starting pitchers. However, to be fair, he does seem to have learned that lesson.

He's made some really poor choices for manager in the past, but as a member of the Manny Acta Admiration Society, that's not so much an issue. Too many Boones? On his watch, the Reds' player development system went to pieces, but that's not going to happen here because of the impressive commitment the organization has made to its farm system.

I actually think this is a great front office--it's designed to be a team, and there's a lot of complementary talent involved. Bowden's surrounded by people who are great at things he isn't, and that leaves him to do things like try to work out some new wild deal. I like it. (Christina Kahrl)


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