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Seth Etherton PRoyals

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
4 115.7 9 7 0 63 6.30 -0.5
Birth Date10-17-1976
Height6' 1"
Weight195 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
2000 ANA 23 11 11 60.3 60.3 0.0 5 1 0 0 4 2 270 68 38 37 16 134 22 22 1 32 5.52 6.75 7.40 -4.4 -0.3
2003 CIN 26 7 7 30.0 30.0 0.0 2 4 0 0 2 0 145 39 23 23 4 66 15 14 3 17 6.90 5.37 5.53 2.7 0.2
2005 OAK 28 3 3 17.7 17.7 0.0 1 1 0 0 0 1 74 16 13 13 4 34 5 5 0 10 6.62 5.71 5.71 -0.5 -0.1
2006 KCA 29 2 2 7.7 7.7 0.0 1 1 0 0 0 0 40 10 9 8 3 21 6 6 0 4 9.39 9.58 10.18 -3.0 -0.3
Career2323115.7115.70.097006352913383812725548474636.306.426.82-5.2-0.5

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 MID AA 9 7 48.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 ERI AA 24 24 167.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 EDM AAA 4 4 21.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 ANA MLB 11 11 60.3 7.40 53 .288 .281 .351 .453 .267 .261 94 -5.3 -0.5 -4.4 -0.3
2000 EDM AAA 9 9 58.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 DYT A 1 1 1.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .500 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 CHT AA 3 3 9.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .185 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 NRW AA 1 1 2.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .167 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 LOU AAA 5 5 15.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 CIN MLB 7 7 30.0 5.53 85 .314 .269 .338 .436 .267 .330 104 2.4 0.2 2.7 0.2
2003 LOU AAA 21 21 123.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .321 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 CHT AA 7 7 41.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .279 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 LOU AAA 19 19 111.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .308 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 OAK MLB 3 3 17.7 5.71 77 .266 .273 .338 .435 .269 .218 98 -0.5 -0.1 -0.5 -0.1
2005 SAC AAA 20 19 112.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.573 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 KCA MLB 2 2 7.7 10.18 -17 .381 .266 .336 .416 .262 .259 95 -3.0 -0.3 -3.0 -0.3
2006 OMA AAA 10 6 34.1 7.08 40 .331 .272 .340 .417 .268 .311 97 0.8 0.1 0.8 0.1
2006 POR AAA 9 9 49.0 3.85 120 .258 .268 .340 .422 .263 .294 106 11.6 1.1 11.5 1.1
2007 JUP A+ 1 1 5.0 3.99 112 .276 .274 .339 .386 .260 .294 95 0.7 0.1 0.7 0.1
2007 ABQ AAA 2 2 8.0 13.87 -17 .382 .286 .340 .455 .264 .387 131 -3.4 -0.3 -3.1 -0.3
2009 RNO AAA 28 26 160.7 5.19 99 .279 .271 .340 .417 .274 .325 110 20.4 2.0 23.7 2.0
2009 ARA Wnt 6 6 27.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .299 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 ABQ AAA 19 17 103.0 4.46 122 .263 .273 .343 .420 .264 .333 114 26.9 2.6 30.8 2.7
2010 ARA Wnt 8 8 38.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .252 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 ARA Wnt 2 2 4.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .312 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 ARA Wnt 7 7 30.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .349 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
1998 MID AA 1 5 0 9 7 48.3 57 12 35 9 0% .000 10.6 2.2 1.7 6.5 1.43 6.15 0.0 0.0
1999 EDM AAA 0 2 0 4 4 21.3 25 6 19 7 0% .000 10.6 2.5 3.0 8.0 1.46 5.49 0.0 0.0
1999 ERI AA 10 10 0 24 24 167.7 153 43 153 14 0% .000 8.2 2.3 0.8 8.2 1.17 3.27 0.0 0.0
2000 ANA MLB 5 1 0 11 11 60.3 68 22 32 16 42% .261 10.1 3.3 2.4 4.8 1.49 5.52 -4.4 -0.3
2000 EDM AAA 3 2 0 9 9 58.3 60 19 50 6 0% .000 9.3 2.9 0.9 7.7 1.36 4.01 0.0 0.0
2002 DYT A 0 0 0 1 1 1.0 1 0 2 0 0% .500 9.0 0.0 0.0 18.0 1.00 0.00 0.0 0.0
2002 LOU AAA 0 1 0 5 5 15.3 21 6 10 4 0% .333 12.4 3.5 2.4 5.9 1.76 8.24 0.0 0.0
2002 CHT AA 0 1 0 3 3 9.3 5 2 4 0 0% .185 4.8 1.9 0.0 3.9 0.75 0.97 0.0 0.0
2002 NRW AA 0 0 0 1 1 2.0 1 1 2 0 0% .167 4.5 4.5 0.0 9.0 1.00 0.00 0.0 0.0
2003 CIN MLB 2 4 0 7 7 30.0 39 15 17 4 28% .330 11.7 4.5 1.2 5.1 1.80 6.90 2.7 0.2
2003 LOU AAA 7 7 0 21 21 123.3 144 26 69 11 0% .321 10.5 1.9 0.8 5.0 1.38 4.31 0.0 0.0
2004 CHT AA 4 1 0 7 7 41.0 31 9 46 2 0% .279 6.8 2.0 0.4 10.1 0.98 1.98 0.0 0.0
2004 LOU AAA 5 6 0 19 19 111.7 107 32 110 13 0% .308 8.6 2.6 1.0 8.9 1.24 3.46 0.0 0.0
2005 SAC AAA 7 7 0 20 19 112.3 93 30 99 11 0% -.573 7.5 2.4 0.9 7.9 1.10 2.72 0.0 0.0
2005 OAK MLB 1 1 0 3 3 17.7 16 5 10 4 22% .218 8.2 2.5 2.0 5.1 1.19 6.62 -0.5 -0.1
2006 KCA MLB 1 1 0 2 2 7.7 10 6 4 3 20% .259 11.7 7.0 3.5 4.7 2.09 9.39 -3.0 -0.3
2006 OMA AAA 1 4 0 10 6 34.1 43 13 29 11 30% .311 11.3 3.4 2.9 7.7 1.64 6.60 0.8 0.1
2006 POR AAA 2 2 0 9 9 49.0 48 14 49 8 29% .294 8.8 2.6 1.5 9.0 1.27 4.41 11.5 1.1
2007 JUP A+ 1 0 0 1 1 5.0 5 1 3 0 24% .294 9.0 1.8 0.0 5.4 1.20 1.80 0.7 0.1
2007 ABQ AAA 0 2 0 2 2 8.0 17 4 4 5 47% .387 19.1 4.5 5.6 4.5 2.62 7.88 -3.1 -0.3
2009 RNO AAA 11 8 0 28 26 160.7 189 40 118 27 33% .325 10.6 2.2 1.5 6.6 1.43 5.04 23.7 2.0
2009 ARA Wnt 1 1 0 6 6 27.0 25 6 22 2 0% .299 8.3 2.0 0.7 7.3 1.15 3.33 0.0 0.0
2010 ABQ AAA 5 7 0 19 17 103.0 120 23 95 16 30% .333 10.5 2.0 1.4 8.3 1.39 5.33 30.8 2.7
2010 ARA Wnt 1 2 0 8 8 38.7 34 8 24 4 0% .252 7.9 1.9 0.9 5.6 1.09 2.79 0.0 0.0
2011 ARA Wnt 0 1 0 2 2 4.7 5 2 3 0 0% .312 9.6 3.9 0.0 5.8 1.50 3.86 0.0 0.0
2012 ARA Wnt 2 1 0 7 7 30.0 34 3 33 4 0% .349 10.2 0.9 1.2 9.9 1.23 1.80 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
2010-08-31 2010-09-07 Minors 7 0 Neck Strain -
2010-06-30 2010-07-09 Minors 9 0 Right Shoulder Fatigue -
2003-09-18 2003-09-29 DTD 11 10 Right Elbow Inflammation - -
2002-03-31 2002-09-30 60-DL 183 162 Right Shoulder Strain Latissimus Dorsi - Waiver Claim Was Voided By MLB - -
2001-03-20 2001-10-01 60-DL 195 156 Right Shoulder Surgery Labrum and Bone Spur 2001-03-20 -
2000-08-05 2000-10-02 60-DL 58 52 Right Shoulder Inflammation - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2002 LAN $224,000
2001 LAN $210,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$434,000
2 yrTotal$434,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 33 d

Details
  • signed as a free agent from AZ 2/10 (minor-league contract)
  • signed as a free agent from 08-09 (minor-league contract)
  • sent outright to Triple-A 6/06 acquired in trade from SD 5/06 sent to minor-league camp 3/06 sent outright to Triple-A 3/06 (KC declined to take him back for $25K)
  • Rule 5-KC 12/05 signed as a free agent from OAK 11/05 (minor-league contract)
  • designated for assignment 9/05 optioned to Triple-A 6/05 contract purchased 5/05 optioned to Triple-A 4/05 signed as a free agent from CIN 11/04 (minor-league contract) re-signed 1/04 (minor-league contract)
  • recalled 8/03 contract purchased 3/03 re-signed 2/03
  • NYY waiver claim overturned by major leagueB 7/02 1 year/$0.224M (02) 3/02

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