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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

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
1992 DET 26 12 7 38.7 35.3 3.3 0 5 1 1 2 0 177 48 28 25 4 74 22 18 0 15 5.82 5.07 5.65 -1.1 -0.1
1993 DET 27 19 3 36.7 14.0 22.7 0 2 0 0 0 0 170 48 25 25 4 72 13 8 2 15 6.14 4.83 4.85 3.3 0.3
1994 DET 28 40 0 32.0 0.0 32.0 0 1 1 3 0 0 139 31 14 14 4 48 13 11 2 27 3.94 4.54 5.65 1.7 0.2
1995 DET 29 23 4 40.7 17.7 23.0 1 3 1 4 0 0 203 55 35 34 6 81 26 22 2 23 7.52 5.99 6.85 -2.7 -0.3
1995 FLO 29 14 0 15.0 0.0 15.0 1 2 0 0 0 0 71 26 12 12 2 38 6 6 0 12 7.20 4.40 5.66 -0.4 -0.0
1996 OAK 30 72 1 77.3 3.3 74.0 5 0 2 7 0 0 341 85 37 33 8 120 34 31 3 57 3.84 4.56 5.21 7.5 0.7
1997 OAK 31 78 0 64.7 0.0 64.7 2 2 3 7 0 0 285 75 38 37 9 117 24 23 0 45 5.15 4.68 4.76 5.8 0.6
1998 OAK 32 75 0 57.3 0.0 57.3 3 1 0 10 0 0 251 62 30 27 4 87 20 19 1 36 4.24 3.97 4.56 5.1 0.5
1999 OAK 33 76 0 46.0 0.0 46.0 3 2 0 4 0 0 196 48 29 26 1 58 18 13 1 32 5.09 3.33 4.11 7.0 0.7
2000 BAL 34 70 0 59.3 0.0 59.3 6 3 4 7 0 0 260 63 37 32 5 90 21 19 0 44 4.85 3.90 4.96 3.0 0.3
2001 BAL 35 70 0 66.0 0.0 66.0 1 4 11 3 0 0 265 64 28 26 4 96 9 9 1 54 3.55 2.70 3.36 12.5 1.2
2002 BAL 36 70 0 62.0 0.0 62.0 3 2 2 4 0 0 239 44 11 11 4 63 12 9 2 48 1.60 3.03 3.89 10.2 1.0
2003 BAL 37 60 0 45.3 0.0 45.3 1 3 1 3 0 0 207 58 27 27 7 93 14 12 3 34 5.36 4.73 4.83 2.7 0.3
2004 BAL 38 60 0 52.7 0.0 52.7 4 1 0 4 0 0 236 67 30 28 6 97 16 15 1 32 4.78 4.39 4.46 9.6 0.9
2005 ARI 39 23 0 15.3 0.0 15.3 0 1 1 0 0 0 70 19 8 8 2 27 5 4 0 7 4.70 4.75 4.82 1.2 0.1
2005 NYA 39 24 0 25.7 0.0 25.7 1 0 0 0 0 0 116 32 14 14 3 54 7 5 3 13 4.91 4.73 6.03 -0.3 -0.0
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Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1987 DAY A+ 11 10 67.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1988 TAM A+ 27 27 195.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 BIR AA 26 26 167.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 BIR AA 20 20 115.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 LON AA 11 7 51.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 TOL AAA 24 6 75.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 DET MLB 12 7 38.7 5.65 73 .317 .256 .325 .379 .264 .324 103 -1.1 -0.1 -1.1 -0.1
1992 TOL AAA 16 16 109.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 DET MLB 19 3 36.7 4.85 100 .296 .269 .334 .406 .261 .324 102 3.3 0.3 3.3 0.3
1993 TOL AAA 16 15 102.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 DET MLB 40 0 32.0 5.65 95 .252 .274 .339 .433 .263 .290 102 1.7 0.2 1.7 0.2
1994 TOL AAA 5 0 4.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 DET MLB 23 4 40.7 6.85 69 .305 .270 .346 .431 .268 .336 102 -2.7 -0.3 -2.7 -0.3
1995 FLO MLB 14 0 15.0 5.66 79 .337 .269 .330 .435 .261 .471 101 -0.4 -0.0 -0.4 -0.0
1995 TOL AAA 8 5 33.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 OAK MLB 72 1 77.3 5.21 104 .255 .280 .352 .436 .269 .322 100 7.5 0.7 7.5 0.7
1997 OAK MLB 78 0 64.7 4.76 106 .274 .274 .346 .440 .271 .319 102 5.8 0.6 5.8 0.6
1998 OAK MLB 75 0 57.3 4.56 106 .273 .275 .341 .441 .268 .305 96 5.1 0.5 5.1 0.5
1999 OAK MLB 76 0 46.0 4.11 120 .240 .277 .351 .445 .266 .326 97 7.0 0.7 7.0 0.7
2000 BAL MLB 70 0 59.3 4.96 98 .260 .278 .351 .451 .268 .305 91 3.0 0.3 3.0 0.3
2001 BAL MLB 70 0 66.0 3.36 126 .227 .268 .334 .439 .267 .305 93 12.5 1.2 12.5 1.2
2002 BAL MLB 70 0 62.0 3.89 116 .194 .264 .337 .429 .269 .231 96 10.2 1.0 10.2 1.0
2003 BAL MLB 60 0 45.3 4.83 101 .287 .270 .336 .437 .267 .342 99 2.7 0.3 2.7 0.3
2004 BAL MLB 60 0 52.7 4.46 116 .271 .267 .337 .429 .258 .337 106 9.6 0.9 9.6 0.9
2005 ARI MLB 23 0 15.3 4.82 101 .266 .268 .339 .420 .266 .304 107 1.2 0.1 1.2 0.1
2005 NYA MLB 24 0 25.7 6.03 74 .296 .263 .322 .413 .256 .322 101 -0.3 -0.0 -0.3 -0.0
2005 COH AAA 6 0 4.7 10.92 -32 .384 .237 .276 .378 .206 .364 74 -2.3 -0.2 -2.3 -0.2

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
1987 DAY A+ 7 2 0 11 10 67.7 60 33 29 4 0% .000 8.0 4.4 0.5 3.9 1.37 3.59 0.0 0.0
1988 TAM A+ 13 10 0 27 27 195.0 181 51 118 7 0% .000 8.4 2.4 0.3 5.4 1.19 2.54 0.0 0.0
1989 BIR AA 13 8 0 26 26 167.3 172 78 94 13 0% .000 9.3 4.2 0.7 5.1 1.49 4.52 0.0 0.0
1990 BIR AA 6 8 0 20 20 115.3 135 48 66 10 0% .000 10.5 3.7 0.8 5.2 1.59 5.07 0.0 0.0
1991 TOL AAA 2 5 1 24 6 75.0 75 25 49 7 0% .000 9.0 3.0 0.8 5.9 1.33 4.32 0.0 0.0
1991 LON AA 7 1 0 11 7 51.7 51 12 39 7 0% .000 8.9 2.1 1.2 6.8 1.22 3.48 0.0 0.0
1992 DET MLB 0 5 1 12 7 38.7 48 22 15 4 49% .324 11.2 5.1 0.9 3.5 1.81 5.82 -1.1 -0.1
1992 TOL AAA 7 7 0 16 16 109.3 102 23 71 8 0% .000 8.4 1.9 0.7 5.8 1.14 2.80 0.0 0.0
1993 DET MLB 0 2 0 19 3 36.7 48 13 15 4 44% .324 11.8 3.2 1.0 3.7 1.66 6.14 3.3 0.3
1993 TOL AAA 9 3 0 16 15 102.0 98 30 78 5 0% .000 8.6 2.6 0.4 6.9 1.25 2.74 0.0 0.0
1994 DET MLB 0 1 1 40 0 32.0 31 13 27 4 53% .290 8.7 3.7 1.1 7.6 1.38 3.94 1.7 0.2
1994 TOL AAA 0 0 0 5 0 4.0 2 0 6 0 0% .000 4.5 0.0 0.0 13.5 0.50 2.25 0.0 0.0
1995 DET MLB 1 3 1 23 4 40.7 55 26 23 6 50% .336 12.2 5.8 1.3 5.1 1.99 7.52 -2.7 -0.3
1995 FLO MLB 1 2 0 14 0 15.0 26 6 12 2 58% .471 15.6 3.6 1.2 7.2 2.13 7.20 -0.4 -0.0
1995 TOL AAA 2 3 0 8 5 33.0 31 4 24 4 0% .000 8.5 1.1 1.1 6.5 1.06 1.91 0.0 0.0
1996 OAK MLB 5 0 2 72 1 77.3 85 34 57 8 55% .322 9.9 4.0 0.9 6.6 1.54 3.84 7.5 0.7
1997 OAK MLB 2 2 3 78 0 64.7 75 24 45 9 47% .319 10.4 3.3 1.3 6.3 1.53 5.15 5.8 0.6
1998 OAK MLB 3 1 0 75 0 57.3 62 20 36 4 46% .305 9.7 3.1 0.6 5.7 1.43 4.24 5.1 0.5
1999 OAK MLB 3 2 0 76 0 46.0 48 18 32 1 61% .326 9.4 3.5 0.2 6.3 1.43 5.09 7.0 0.7
2000 BAL MLB 6 3 4 70 0 59.3 63 21 44 5 61% .305 9.6 3.2 0.8 6.7 1.42 4.85 3.0 0.3
2001 BAL MLB 1 4 11 70 0 66.0 64 9 54 4 55% .305 8.7 1.2 0.5 7.4 1.11 3.55 12.5 1.2
2002 BAL MLB 3 2 2 70 0 62.0 44 12 48 4 59% .231 6.4 1.7 0.6 7.0 0.90 1.60 10.2 1.0
2003 BAL MLB 1 3 1 60 0 45.3 58 14 34 7 47% .342 11.5 2.8 1.4 6.8 1.59 5.36 2.7 0.3
2004 BAL MLB 4 1 0 60 0 52.7 67 16 32 6 45% .337 11.4 2.7 1.0 5.5 1.58 4.78 9.6 0.9
2005 COH AAA 0 0 0 6 0 4.7 6 0 5 2 38% .364 11.5 0.0 3.8 9.6 1.28 5.74 -2.3 -0.2
2005 NYA MLB 1 0 0 24 0 25.7 32 7 13 3 44% .322 11.2 2.5 1.1 4.6 1.52 4.91 -0.3 -0.0
2005 ARI MLB 0 1 1 23 0 15.3 19 5 7 2 52% .304 11.2 2.9 1.2 4.1 1.57 4.70 1.2 0.1

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

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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The Lineup Card: Eight Memorable Final-Week StorylinesBaseball Prospectus2014-09-17
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Painting the Black: 2012 Milestones WatchR.J. Anderson2012-04-03
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Transaction Action: Remembering The KidChristina Kahrl2010-06-04
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Prospectus Notebook: COL, NYM, NYABaseball Prospectus2005-09-06
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Prospectus Hit List: Week of July 31Jay Jaffe2005-08-02
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This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: The Yankees According to VORPJim Baker2005-06-07
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Prospectus Triple Play: Florida Marlins, New York Yankees, Pittsburgh PiratesBaseball Prospectus2005-02-15
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Prospectus Triple Play: Baltimore Orioles, Colorado Rockies, New York MetsBaseball Prospectus2003-07-16
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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
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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
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