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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
14 734.7 31 32 27 494 4.64 6.4
Birth Date7-10-1965
Height6' 2"
Weight200 lbs
BatsL
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
1992 DET MLB 12 7 38.7 48 22 15 4 .264 103 11.2 5.1 0.9 3.5 49% .324 .317 1.81 5.07 5.82 115 6.37 -0.7
1993 DET MLB 19 3 36.7 48 13 15 4 .261 102 11.8 3.2 1.0 3.7 44% .324 .296 1.66 4.83 6.14 103 5.93 -0.2
1994 DET MLB 40 0 32.0 31 13 27 4 .263 102 8.7 3.7 1.1 7.6 53% .290 .252 1.38 4.54 3.94 91 4.42 0.4
1995 DET 0 23 4 40.7 55 26 23 6 .268 102 12.2 5.8 1.3 5.1 50% .336 .305 1.99 5.99 7.52 0 0.00 0.0
1995 FLO 0 14 0 15.0 26 6 12 2 .261 101 15.6 3.6 1.2 7.2 58% .471 .337 2.13 4.40 7.20 0 0.00 0.0
1996 OAK MLB 72 1 77.3 85 34 57 8 .269 100 9.9 4.0 0.9 6.6 55% .322 .255 1.54 4.56 3.84 98 5.11 0.4
1997 OAK MLB 78 0 64.7 75 24 45 9 .271 102 10.4 3.3 1.3 6.3 47% .319 .274 1.53 4.68 5.15 101 4.58 0.5
1998 OAK MLB 75 0 57.3 62 20 36 4 .268 96 9.7 3.1 0.6 5.7 46% .305 .273 1.43 3.97 4.24 104 4.77 0.4
1999 OAK MLB 76 0 46.0 48 18 32 1 .266 97 9.4 3.5 0.2 6.3 61% .326 .240 1.43 3.33 5.09 94 4.11 0.7
2000 BAL MLB 70 0 59.3 63 21 44 5 .268 91 9.6 3.2 0.8 6.7 61% .305 .260 1.42 3.90 4.85 87 4.11 1.0
2001 BAL MLB 70 0 66.0 64 9 54 4 .267 93 8.7 1.2 0.5 7.4 55% .305 .227 1.11 2.70 3.55 79 3.91 1.1
2002 BAL MLB 70 0 62.0 44 12 48 4 .269 96 6.4 1.7 0.6 7.0 59% .231 .194 0.90 3.03 1.60 79 2.63 1.9
2003 BAL MLB 60 0 45.3 58 14 34 7 .267 99 11.5 2.8 1.4 6.8 47% .342 .287 1.59 4.73 5.36 97 5.81 -0.2
2004 BAL MLB 60 0 52.7 67 16 32 6 .258 106 11.4 2.7 1.0 5.5 45% .337 .271 1.58 4.39 4.78 101 5.46 0.1
2005 ARI 0 23 0 15.3 19 5 7 2 .266 107 11.2 2.9 1.2 4.1 52% .304 .266 1.57 4.75 4.70 0 0.00 0.0
2005 NYA 0 24 0 25.7 32 7 13 3 .256 101 11.2 2.5 1.1 4.6 44% .322 .296 1.52 4.73 4.91 0 0.00 0.0
1995 TOT MLB 37 4 55.7 81 32 35 8 .266 102 13.1 5.2 1.3 5.7 52% .371 .313 2.03 5.56 7.44 110 7.10 -0.9
2005 TOT MLB 47 0 41.0 51 12 20 5 .260 103 11.2 2.6 1.1 4.4 47% .315 .285 1.54 4.74 4.83 111 5.64 -0.1
CareerMLB78615734.782526049473.2669910.13.20.96.151%.316.2661.484.224.64984.974.4

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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
1987 DAY A+ 11 10 67.7 60 33 29 4 .000 8.0 4.4 0.5 3.9 0% .000 .000 1.37 4.37 3.59
1988 TAM A+ 27 27 195.0 181 51 118 7 .000 8.4 2.4 0.3 5.4 0% .000 .000 1.19 2.89 2.54
1989 BIR AA 26 26 167.3 172 78 94 13 .000 9.3 4.2 0.7 5.1 0% .000 .000 1.49 4.30 4.52
1990 BIR AA 20 20 115.3 135 48 66 10 .000 10.5 3.7 0.8 5.2 0% .000 .000 1.59 4.16 5.07
1991 LON AA 11 7 51.7 51 12 39 7 .000 8.9 2.1 1.2 6.8 0% .000 .000 1.22 3.83 3.48
1991 TOL AAA 24 6 75.0 75 25 49 7 .000 9.0 3.0 0.8 5.9 0% .000 .000 1.33 4.01 4.32
1992 DET MLB 12 7 38.7 48 22 15 4 .264 103 11.2 5.1 0.9 3.5 49% .324 .317 1.81 5.07 5.82
1992 TOL AAA 16 16 109.3 102 23 71 8 .000 8.4 1.9 0.7 5.8 0% .000 .000 1.14 3.37 2.80
1993 DET MLB 19 3 36.7 48 13 15 4 .261 102 11.8 3.2 1.0 3.7 44% .324 .296 1.66 4.83 6.14
1993 TOL AAA 16 15 102.0 98 30 78 5 .000 8.6 2.6 0.4 6.9 0% .000 .000 1.25 3.18 2.74
1994 DET MLB 40 0 32.0 31 13 27 4 .263 102 8.7 3.7 1.1 7.6 53% .290 .252 1.38 4.54 3.94
1994 TOL AAA 5 0 4.0 2 0 6 0 .000 4.5 0.0 0.0 13.5 0% .000 .000 0.50 0.06 2.25
1995 DET MLB 23 4 40.7 55 26 23 6 .268 102 12.2 5.8 1.3 5.1 50% .336 .305 1.99 5.99 7.52
1995 FLO MLB 14 0 15.0 26 6 12 2 .261 101 15.6 3.6 1.2 7.2 58% .471 .337 2.13 4.40 7.20
1995 TOL AAA 8 5 33.0 31 4 24 4 .000 8.5 1.1 1.1 6.5 0% .000 .000 1.06 3.67 1.91
1996 OAK MLB 72 1 77.3 85 34 57 8 .269 100 9.9 4.0 0.9 6.6 55% .322 .255 1.54 4.56 3.84
1997 OAK MLB 78 0 64.7 75 24 45 9 .271 102 10.4 3.3 1.3 6.3 47% .319 .274 1.53 4.68 5.15
1998 OAK MLB 75 0 57.3 62 20 36 4 .268 96 9.7 3.1 0.6 5.7 46% .305 .273 1.43 3.97 4.24
1999 OAK MLB 76 0 46.0 48 18 32 1 .266 97 9.4 3.5 0.2 6.3 61% .326 .240 1.43 3.33 5.09
2000 BAL MLB 70 0 59.3 63 21 44 5 .268 91 9.6 3.2 0.8 6.7 61% .305 .260 1.42 3.90 4.85
2001 BAL MLB 70 0 66.0 64 9 54 4 .267 93 8.7 1.2 0.5 7.4 55% .305 .227 1.11 2.70 3.55
2002 BAL MLB 70 0 62.0 44 12 48 4 .269 96 6.4 1.7 0.6 7.0 59% .231 .194 0.90 3.03 1.60
2003 BAL MLB 60 0 45.3 58 14 34 7 .267 99 11.5 2.8 1.4 6.8 47% .342 .287 1.59 4.73 5.36
2004 BAL MLB 60 0 52.7 67 16 32 6 .258 106 11.4 2.7 1.0 5.5 45% .337 .271 1.58 4.39 4.78
2005 ARI MLB 23 0 15.3 19 5 7 2 .266 107 11.2 2.9 1.2 4.1 52% .304 .266 1.57 4.75 4.70
2005 NYA MLB 24 0 25.7 32 7 13 3 .256 101 11.2 2.5 1.1 4.6 44% .322 .296 1.52 4.73 4.91
2005 COH AAA 6 0 4.7 6 0 5 2 .228 35 11.5 0.0 3.8 9.6 43% .333 .281 1.28 6.62 5.74

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

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2004 BAL $3,000,000
2003 BAL $3,000,000
2002 BAL $2,500,000
2001 BAL $2,250,000
2000 BAL $1,750,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
5 yrPrevious$12,500,000
5 yrTotal$12,500,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
10 y 129 d

Details
  • acquired in trade from NYY 7/05 contract purchased 5/04 signed as a free agent from BAL 1/05 (minor-league contract) declined $3M 05 option 11/04
  • 2 year/$6.25M (03-04)+05 club option
  • 03-04:$3M, 05:$3M club option $0.25M buyout
  • 2 year/$4M (00-01)+$2.5M 02 club option
  • 00:$1.75M, 01:$2M, 02:$2.5M club option p/u 11/01
  • FA after 99

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BP Articles

Buddy Groom is referenced in the following articles.

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The Lineup Card: Eight Memorable Final-Week StorylinesBaseball Prospectus2014-09-17
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief PitchersBen Murphy2014-03-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief PitchersIan Lefkowitz2014-03-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Relief PitchersJared Weiss2014-03-07
Painting the Black: 2012 Milestones WatchR.J. Anderson2012-04-03
This article requires BP Premium accessThe BP Broadside: Those Who Refuse to Learn From the Past are Condemned to Become Joe GirardiSteven Goldman2011-06-01
Transaction Action: Remembering The KidChristina Kahrl2010-06-04
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: November 17-21Christina Kahrl2006-11-22
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: December 7-13Christina Kahrl2005-12-14
Prospectus Notebook: COL, NYM, NYABaseball Prospectus2005-09-06
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 19-25Christina Kahrl2005-08-26
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 9-15Christina Kahrl2005-08-17
Prospectus Hit List: Week of July 31Jay Jaffe2005-08-02
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: July 31Christina Kahrl2005-08-01
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: July 30Christina Kahrl2005-07-31
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: July 20-25Christina Kahrl2005-07-27
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: The Yankees According to VORPJim Baker2005-06-07
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 14-19, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-04-21
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 29-April 4, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-04-12
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Wests, etc.Christina Kahrl2005-03-25
Prospectus Triple Play: Florida Marlins, New York Yankees, Pittsburgh PiratesBaseball Prospectus2005-02-15
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: A Baseball FixJoe Sheehan2004-11-22
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: October 27-November 2Christina Kahrl2004-11-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTeams: A Critical Guide: One Week at a Time, AL EditionSteven Goldman2004-07-29
This article requires BP Premium accessTeams: A Critical Guide: Teams is Not Your Ex-Girlfriend EditionSteven Goldman2004-05-12
This article requires BP Premium accessMaking the Most of Your Inheritance: The League's Best Relievers at Stranding RunnersMichael Wolverton2004-03-25
Prospectus Triple Play: Baltimore Orioles, Colorado Rockies, New York MetsBaseball Prospectus2003-07-16
Prospectus Triple Play: Baltimore Orioles, Colorado Rockies, New York MetsBaseball Prospectus2003-05-21
Prospectus Triple Play: Arizona Diamondbacks, Kansas City Royals, Philadelphia PhilliesBaseball Prospectus2003-05-15
This article requires BP Premium accessTesting the Nexus: Pitcher Age and Workload EffectsWill Carroll2003-04-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTesting the Nexus: Pitcher Age and Workload EffectsLee Sinins2003-04-16
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: AL East PreviewJoe Sheehan2003-03-27
Internet Baseball Awards: AL Player of the YearGreg Spira2002-10-23
Internet Baseball Awards: Pitcher of the YearGreg Spira2002-10-23
Transaction Analysis: September 16-24, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-09-26
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Daily Prospectus: Two Hours of RamblingGary Huckabay2002-08-26
Transaction Analysis: August 4-7, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-08-12
Transaction Analysis: July 15-21, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-07-24
Transaction Analysis: June 25-July 14, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-07-19
Transaction Analysis: March 31-April 3, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-04-05
Transaction Analysis: March 26-30, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-04-02
6-4-3: Road MapGary Huckabay2002-03-29
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Transaction Analysis, February 16-March 5, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-03-07


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