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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
16 498 2794.7 168 136 3 3.76 18.6
Birth Date1-13-1950
Height6' 4"
Weight200 lbs
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
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 W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
1974 SLN MLB 19 14 100.0 7 4 0 84 34 39 5 .261 105 7.6 3.1 0.5 3.5 61% .240 .235 1.18 3.51 2.97 102 3.50 1.5
1975 SLN MLB 34 34 230.0 15 10 0 213 70 108 14 .260 99 8.3 2.7 0.5 4.2 58% .261 .236 1.23 3.42 2.86 96 3.80 2.8
1976 SLN MLB 33 32 194.0 8 10 0 209 71 76 17 .257 100 9.7 3.3 0.8 3.5 60% .284 .285 1.44 4.15 3.94 110 4.26 0.7
1977 SLN MLB 35 35 217.3 20 7 0 210 69 95 20 .261 100 8.7 2.9 0.8 3.9 63% .261 .247 1.28 4.05 3.48 104 4.67 1.3
1978 SLN MLB 34 34 233.7 11 17 0 205 97 114 15 .258 100 7.9 3.7 0.6 4.4 61% .253 .247 1.29 3.79 3.70 108 4.17 1.6
1979 SLN MLB 33 32 218.7 11 11 0 215 52 92 16 .252 104 8.8 2.1 0.7 3.8 60% .273 .241 1.22 3.56 3.83 96 4.19 2.5
1980 SLN MLB 31 31 214.7 11 10 0 225 33 87 12 .253 101 9.4 1.4 0.5 3.6 63% .288 .243 1.20 3.18 3.77 88 3.96 2.5
1981 SLN MLB 20 20 124.3 10 5 0 106 29 41 7 .263 103 7.7 2.1 0.5 3.0 57% .236 .235 1.09 3.54 3.18 108 3.98 1.1
1982 SLN MLB 36 34 233.0 15 9 1 238 54 69 16 .254 98 9.2 2.1 0.6 2.7 57% .271 .252 1.25 3.80 3.48 108 4.24 2.2
1983 SLN MLB 34 30 187.0 10 12 0 190 54 56 23 .258 100 9.1 2.6 1.1 2.7 52% .255 .272 1.30 4.59 4.28 122 5.13 -0.1
1984 SLN MLB 16 11 52.3 2 5 0 64 19 21 6 .258 92 11.0 3.3 1.0 3.6 60% .310 .311 1.59 4.57 6.02 112 4.83 0.1
1985 SLN MLB 34 19 136.0 9 6 2 132 47 48 11 .249 93 8.7 3.1 0.7 3.2 51% .264 .249 1.32 4.05 3.90 121 5.94 -1.2
1986 SLN MLB 33 33 230.0 14 10 0 211 68 104 19 .256 97 8.3 2.7 0.7 4.1 50% .257 .241 1.21 3.83 3.25 109 4.20 3.1
1987 SLN MLB 33 30 179.0 11 7 0 189 45 89 15 .257 97 9.5 2.3 0.8 4.5 46% .289 .252 1.31 3.78 4.32 107 4.70 2.2
1988 HOU 0 6 6 27.7 1 4 0 42 6 14 2 .253 94 13.7 2.0 0.7 4.6 50% .367 .343 1.73 3.50 6.51 0 0.00 0.0
1988 SLN 0 30 12 108.7 9 4 0 111 38 40 8 .254 97 9.2 3.1 0.7 3.3 47% .274 .271 1.37 4.01 3.73 0 0.00 0.0
1989 HOU MLB 37 15 108.3 4 5 0 133 46 40 10 .251 97 11.0 3.8 0.8 3.3 50% .310 .300 1.65 4.42 5.32 124 5.68 -1.0
1988 TOT MLB 36 18 136.3 10 8 0 153 44 54 10 .254 96 10.1 2.9 0.7 3.6 48% .295 .287 1.44 3.90 4.29 121 5.39 -0.8
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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.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
1974 SLN MLB 19 14 100.0 7 4 0 84 34 39 5 .261 105 7.6 3.1 0.5 3.5 61% .240 .235 1.18 3.51 2.97
1975 SLN MLB 34 34 230.0 15 10 0 213 70 108 14 .260 99 8.3 2.7 0.5 4.2 58% .261 .236 1.23 3.42 2.86
1976 SLN MLB 33 32 194.0 8 10 0 209 71 76 17 .257 100 9.7 3.3 0.8 3.5 60% .284 .285 1.44 4.15 3.94
1977 SLN MLB 35 35 217.3 20 7 0 210 69 95 20 .261 100 8.7 2.9 0.8 3.9 63% .261 .247 1.28 4.05 3.48
1978 SLN MLB 34 34 233.7 11 17 0 205 97 114 15 .258 100 7.9 3.7 0.6 4.4 61% .253 .247 1.29 3.79 3.70
1979 SLN MLB 33 32 218.7 11 11 0 215 52 92 16 .252 104 8.8 2.1 0.7 3.8 60% .273 .241 1.22 3.56 3.83
1980 SLN MLB 31 31 214.7 11 10 0 225 33 87 12 .253 101 9.4 1.4 0.5 3.6 63% .288 .243 1.20 3.18 3.77
1981 SLN MLB 20 20 124.3 10 5 0 106 29 41 7 .263 103 7.7 2.1 0.5 3.0 57% .236 .235 1.09 3.54 3.18
1982 SLN MLB 36 34 233.0 15 9 1 238 54 69 16 .254 98 9.2 2.1 0.6 2.7 57% .271 .252 1.25 3.80 3.48
1983 SLN MLB 34 30 187.0 10 12 0 190 54 56 23 .258 100 9.1 2.6 1.1 2.7 52% .255 .272 1.30 4.59 4.28
1984 SLN MLB 16 11 52.3 2 5 0 64 19 21 6 .258 92 11.0 3.3 1.0 3.6 60% .310 .311 1.59 4.57 6.02
1985 SLN MLB 34 19 136.0 9 6 2 132 47 48 11 .249 93 8.7 3.1 0.7 3.2 51% .264 .249 1.32 4.05 3.90
1986 SLN MLB 33 33 230.0 14 10 0 211 68 104 19 .256 97 8.3 2.7 0.7 4.1 50% .257 .241 1.21 3.83 3.25
1987 SLN MLB 33 30 179.0 11 7 0 189 45 89 15 .257 97 9.5 2.3 0.8 4.5 46% .289 .252 1.31 3.78 4.32
1988 HOU MLB 6 6 27.7 1 4 0 42 6 14 2 .253 94 13.7 2.0 0.7 4.6 50% .367 .343 1.73 3.50 6.51
1988 SLN MLB 30 12 108.7 9 4 0 111 38 40 8 .254 97 9.2 3.1 0.7 3.3 47% .274 .271 1.37 4.01 3.73
1989 HOU MLB 37 15 108.3 4 5 0 133 46 40 10 .251 97 11.0 3.8 0.8 3.3 50% .310 .300 1.65 4.42 5.32

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
1984-06-01 1984-09-04 60-DL 95 84 - Low Back Surgery Nerve Compression 1984-06-25 -

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  Title Author Date
BP Unfiltered: On Seeing Two No-Hitters in Person in One WeekSam Miller2014-06-26
This article requires BP Premium accessBaseball Therapy: What Happened to the Complete Game?Russell A. Carleton2013-12-09
Overthinking It: Derek Lowe Goes Back in TimeBen Lindbergh2012-06-05
Research Mailbag: ...Is This Thing On?Bradley Ankrom2012-03-28
Clubhouse Confidential: Helping Their Own CauseMarc Carig2011-06-22
This article requires BP Premium accessContractual Matters: The White Rat ReluctantJeff Euston2010-07-26
You Can Blog It Up: Just in Time for HOF inductions, the Whitey Herzog All-StarsSteven Goldman2010-07-24
BP Unfiltered: This Week in Minor League History: May 24 - May 30Geoff Young2010-05-28
BP Unfiltered: This Week in Minor League History: May 10 - May 16Geoff Young2010-05-14
Prospectus Roundtable: Analyzing RoboPitcherBaseball Prospectus2010-01-25
This article requires BP Premium accessChecking the Numbers: Valuing VolatilityEric Seidman2010-01-20
This article requires BP Premium accessEvery Given Sunday: Winding DownJohn Perrotto2008-09-21
Prospectus Preview: Wednesday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-05-14
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Getting Right Back on the HorseJim Baker2007-10-05
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: The Best and Worst of Mets and Cardinals Postseason PitchingJim Baker2006-10-14
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Frank Thomas' RelocodaJim Baker2006-02-07
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Armchair Manager EditionJim Baker2005-04-08
This article requires BP Premium accessDoctoring The Numbers: Chasing Wes FerrellRany Jazayerli2004-08-18
Remembering: The Loss of Two Cardinals: The Loss of Two CardinalsJosh Paley2002-06-27
Aim For The Head: Good-hitting PitchersKeith Woolner2001-05-09


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