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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
11 603.3 32 39 41 458 4.01 8
Birth Date3-24-1972
Height6' 3"
Weight210 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
1993 OAK 21 8 8 49.0 49.0 0.0 3 3 0 0 4 0 210 49 23 22 4 73 16 15 2 33 4.04 3.82 4.16 7.6 0.8
1994 OAK 22 4 4 28.0 28.0 0.0 1 1 0 0 3 0 115 26 8 8 1 33 8 8 1 15 2.57 3.55 4.66 4.1 0.4
1997 OAK 25 24 24 132.7 132.7 0.0 3 12 0 0 10 1 609 166 92 85 20 277 47 44 9 92 5.77 4.98 5.49 9.5 0.9
1998 CLE 26 11 1 24.3 6.7 17.7 0 2 0 0 1 0 111 31 16 16 3 48 6 5 2 13 5.92 4.74 5.43 0.9 0.1
1999 CLE 27 50 3 78.7 13.0 65.7 10 2 1 5 0 0 324 71 29 26 6 108 30 27 2 68 2.97 3.69 4.65 14.5 1.4
2000 CLE 28 72 0 76.7 0.0 76.7 5 9 20 9 0 0 329 79 33 32 5 111 25 21 3 66 3.76 3.45 4.57 12.3 1.3
2001 ATL 29 43 0 44.7 0.0 44.7 3 4 7 4 0 0 190 44 21 17 4 63 17 9 1 39 3.43 3.63 4.44 3.3 0.3
2001 CLE 29 31 0 43.3 0.0 43.3 0 1 1 1 0 0 166 29 6 6 1 39 8 6 0 44 1.25 1.92 2.79 13.0 1.3
2002 NYA 30 78 0 88.3 0.0 88.3 6 4 12 4 0 0 379 87 33 32 7 126 30 16 2 65 3.26 3.70 4.15 11.2 1.2
2004 NYA 32 7 0 6.7 0.0 6.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 27 5 3 2 2 11 2 2 0 4 2.70 6.76 6.70 -0.3 -0.0
2005 NYA 33 6 0 6.0 0.0 6.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 29 10 5 4 0 12 2 1 0 5 6.00 2.39 2.14 2.8 0.3
2005 TEX 33 14 0 15.7 0.0 15.7 0 1 0 0 0 0 77 26 14 13 2 35 5 5 0 9 7.47 4.52 5.14 2.1 0.2
2006 OAK 34 9 0 9.3 0.0 9.3 1 0 0 0 0 0 43 13 6 6 4 28 3 2 1 5 5.79 8.98 7.29 -1.1 -0.1
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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
1990 STC A- 5 5 22.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 MYR A 20 20 110.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 DUN A+ 16 16 85.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 OAK MLB 8 8 49.0 4.16 110 .251 .275 .351 .427 .274 .290 97 7.6 0.8 7.6 0.8
1993 HUN AA 2 2 14.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 KNX AA 19 18 104.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 OAK MLB 4 4 28.0 4.66 112 .221 .271 .342 .412 .258 .278 100 4.1 0.4 4.1 0.4
1996 MOD A+ 14 14 34.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 OAK MLB 24 24 132.7 5.49 91 .289 .274 .342 .431 .267 .331 101 9.5 0.9 9.5 0.9
1998 CLE MLB 11 1 24.3 5.43 94 .289 .274 .346 .423 .270 .322 102 0.9 0.1 0.9 0.1
1998 BUF AAA 16 14 79.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 CLE MLB 50 3 78.7 4.65 117 .224 .272 .343 .438 .263 .298 105 14.5 1.4 14.5 1.4
2000 CLE MLB 72 0 76.7 4.57 113 .232 .272 .341 .437 .260 .322 99 11.2 1.0 12.3 1.3
2001 ATL MLB 43 0 44.7 4.44 104 .247 .269 .338 .438 .267 .310 98 3.6 0.4 3.3 0.3
2001 CLE MLB 31 0 43.3 2.79 144 .172 .266 .328 .427 .258 .248 102 13.0 1.3 13.0 1.3
2002 NYA MLB 78 0 88.3 4.15 112 .245 .262 .328 .421 .263 .291 97 11.6 1.2 11.2 1.2
2004 NYA MLB 7 0 6.7 6.70 74 .271 .273 .339 .440 .260 .158 106 -0.3 -0.0 -0.3 -0.0
2004 STA A- 3 0 3.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .111 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 TRN AA 4 0 6.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .400 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 COH AAA 11 0 11.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .300 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 NYA MLB 6 0 6.0 2.14 156 .338 .266 .326 .423 .261 .455 103 2.8 0.3 2.8 0.3
2005 TEX MLB 14 0 15.7 5.14 102 .295 .273 .333 .420 .262 .393 111 2.1 0.2 2.1 0.2
2005 FRI AA 19 0 29.7 3.56 129 .238 .270 .332 .409 .256 .321 86 7.7 0.8 7.7 0.8
2005 OKL AAA 4 0 4.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -1.833 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 OAK MLB 9 0 9.3 7.29 53 .344 .279 .341 .446 .264 .300 101 -1.1 -0.1 -1.1 -0.1
2006 BUF AAA 8 0 18.1 4.35 96 .195 .262 .320 .398 .255 .214 102 1.3 0.1 1.3 0.1

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
1990 STC A- 1 1 0 5 5 22.7 11 12 25 0 0% .000 4.4 4.8 0.0 9.9 1.01 0.79 0.0 0.0
1991 MYR A 4 9 0 20 20 110.7 96 48 100 7 0% .000 7.8 3.9 0.6 8.1 1.30 3.58 0.0 0.0
1992 DUN A+ 6 3 0 16 16 85.7 56 29 87 6 0% .000 5.9 3.0 0.6 9.1 0.99 2.73 0.0 0.0
1993 OAK MLB 3 3 0 8 8 49.0 49 16 33 4 35% .290 9.0 2.9 0.7 6.1 1.33 4.04 7.6 0.8
1993 HUN AA 0 0 0 2 2 14.0 13 3 22 1 0% .000 8.4 1.9 0.6 14.1 1.14 5.14 0.0 0.0
1993 KNX AA 8 4 0 19 18 104.0 98 32 100 10 0% .000 8.5 2.8 0.9 8.7 1.25 3.38 0.0 0.0
1994 OAK MLB 1 1 0 4 4 28.0 26 8 15 1 48% .278 8.4 2.6 0.3 4.8 1.21 2.57 4.1 0.4
1996 MOD A+ 0 1 0 14 14 34.0 35 1 31 2 0% .000 9.3 0.3 0.5 8.2 1.06 2.65 0.0 0.0
1997 OAK MLB 3 12 0 24 24 132.7 166 47 92 20 45% .331 11.3 3.2 1.4 6.2 1.61 5.77 9.5 0.9
1998 CLE MLB 0 2 0 11 1 24.3 31 6 13 3 46% .322 11.5 2.2 1.1 4.8 1.52 5.92 0.9 0.1
1998 BUF AAA 6 4 0 16 14 79.0 89 15 63 5 0% .000 10.1 1.7 0.6 7.2 1.32 3.76 0.0 0.0
1999 CLE MLB 10 2 1 50 3 78.7 71 30 68 6 58% .298 8.1 3.4 0.7 7.8 1.28 2.97 14.5 1.4
2000 CLE MLB 5 9 20 72 0 76.7 79 25 66 5 63% .322 9.3 2.9 0.6 7.7 1.36 3.76 12.3 1.3
2001 CLE MLB 0 1 1 31 0 43.3 29 8 44 1 65% .248 6.0 1.7 0.2 9.1 0.85 1.25 13.0 1.3
2001 ATL MLB 3 4 7 43 0 44.7 44 17 39 4 60% .310 8.9 3.4 0.8 7.9 1.37 3.43 3.3 0.3
2002 NYA MLB 6 4 12 78 0 88.3 87 30 65 7 62% .291 8.9 3.1 0.7 6.6 1.32 3.26 11.2 1.2
2004 TRN AA 1 0 0 4 0 6.0 6 4 7 0 0% .400 9.0 6.0 0.0 10.5 1.67 7.50 0.0 0.0
2004 COH AAA 0 0 0 11 0 11.3 12 6 8 0 0% .300 9.6 4.8 0.0 6.4 1.59 5.58 0.0 0.0
2004 NYA MLB 0 0 0 7 0 6.7 5 2 4 2 43% .158 6.8 2.7 2.7 5.4 1.05 2.70 -0.3 -0.0
2004 STA A- 0 0 0 3 0 3.0 1 1 1 0 0% .111 3.0 3.0 0.0 3.0 0.67 0.00 0.0 0.0
2005 NYA MLB 0 0 0 6 0 6.0 10 2 5 0 55% .455 15.0 3.0 0.0 7.5 2.00 6.00 2.8 0.3
2005 FRI AA 1 2 0 19 0 29.7 29 6 30 2 63% .321 8.8 1.8 0.6 9.1 1.18 3.64 7.7 0.8
2005 OKL AAA 0 1 0 4 0 4.0 11 1 5 0 0% -1.833 24.8 2.2 0.0 11.2 3.00 13.50 0.0 0.0
2005 TEX MLB 0 1 0 14 0 15.7 26 5 9 2 57% .393 14.9 2.9 1.1 5.2 1.98 7.47 2.1 0.2
2006 BUF AAA 1 1 0 8 0 18.1 12 1 14 2 58% .214 6.0 0.5 1.0 7.0 0.72 1.99 1.3 0.1
2006 OAK MLB 1 0 0 9 0 9.3 13 3 5 4 44% .300 12.5 2.9 3.9 4.8 1.71 5.79 -1.1 -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
2004-03-30 2004-09-01 60-DL 155 131 Right Shoulder Recovery From Surgery Rotator Cuff 2003-05-20
2003-03-30 2003-10-26 60-DL 210 163 Right Shoulder Surgery Rotator Cuff 2003-05-20
1999-10-26 1999-10-26 Off 0 0 Right Elbow Surgery Loose Bodies 1999-10-26 -
1999-08-25 1999-09-21 15-DL 27 25 Right Forearm Strain Flexor Pronator Mass - -
1999-07-02 1999-07-26 15-DL 24 21 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique - -
1997-08-07 1997-09-29 15-DL 53 47 Right Elbow Inflammation Tendonitis - -
1996-04-07 1996-06-01 Minors 55 0 Right Elbow Strain - -
1995-04-27 1995-10-02 60-DL 158 143 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery and Ulnar Nerve Transposition 1995-06-16 -
1994-04-23 1994-08-12 60-DL 111 98 Right Elbow Surgery Cartilage 1994-05-10 -
1992-04-24 1992-06-23 Minors 60 0 Right Elbow Soreness - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2005 NYA $6,000,000
2004 NYA $6,000,000
2003 NYA $5,000,000
2002 NYA $5,000,000
2001 CLE $2,700,000
2000 CLE $1,200,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
6 yrPrevious$25,900,000
6 yrTotal$25,900,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
10 y 25 dHendricks Sports Mgmt1 yr/$0.6M (06) (min-l k)

Details
  • retired 6/06 contract purchased 5/06 acquired in trade from CLE 5/06 sent to minor-league camp 3/06 signed as a free agent from TX 12/05, 1 year/$0.6M (06)+bonuses ($1.7M-68 g, $0.75M-50 games finished) (minor-league contract)
  • contract purchased 8/05 signed as a free agent from NYY 5/05 (minor-league contract) released 5/05 $4M signing bonus
  • 4 year/$23M (02-05)+$6.5M 06 club option
  • 02:$3M, 03:$4M, 04:$5M, 05:$5M, 06:$6.5M $1.25M buyout
  • 1 year/$2.7M (01)

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