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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
7 908.7 43 61 2 558 4.79 8.5
Birth Date5-24-1979
Height6' 4"
Weight227 lbs
BatsR
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
2001 TBA 22 20 20 117.7 117.7 0.0 7 8 0 0 12 0 498 122 63 58 16 205 34 34 3 78 4.44 4.48 4.90 15.0 1.5
2002 TBA 23 30 30 196.7 196.7 0.0 8 11 0 0 15 2 840 204 114 99 23 324 55 55 16 109 4.53 4.55 4.68 19.8 1.8
2003 TBA 24 32 22 133.7 118.7 15.0 3 12 1 1 6 0 619 167 101 91 19 271 47 46 11 77 6.13 5.09 5.58 4.1 0.4
2004 COL 25 27 27 162.3 162.3 0.0 9 7 0 0 13 3 705 163 68 66 17 260 67 55 8 117 3.66 4.26 4.79 29.4 3.1
2005 COL 26 16 16 92.0 92.0 0.0 4 8 0 0 3 0 442 128 81 72 12 193 44 40 6 52 7.04 5.19 6.19 0.4 -0.1
2005 OAK 26 19 8 60.7 42.7 18.0 4 5 0 3 4 0 262 64 33 30 8 104 20 18 1 45 4.45 4.32 4.47 7.7 0.8
2006 OAK 27 39 0 35.0 0.0 35.0 4 1 1 5 0 0 148 34 10 9 1 45 13 10 1 29 2.31 3.10 3.01 10.2 1.0
2007 ARI 28 3 0 2.7 0.0 2.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 4 7 6 0 5 2 2 4 1 20.25 9.18 12.07 -1.8 -0.2
2007 OAK 28 27 16 101.0 89.3 11.7 3 9 0 1 8 0 450 109 53 49 9 159 48 47 5 42 4.37 5.21 5.59 0.5 0.1
2007 TOR 28 9 0 7.0 0.0 7.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 32 6 6 4 0 7 5 5 0 8 5.14 3.17 3.64 1.6 0.2
Career222139908.7819.389.34361210615401510015364841051573335312555584.794.645.0686.98.5

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 PRI Rk 13 13 67.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 HUD A- 16 16 95.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 CSC A 22 22 136.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 TBA MLB 20 20 117.7 4.90 98 .264 .269 .332 .436 .265 .289 98 14.4 1.4 15.0 1.5
2001 ORL AA 7 7 47.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 DUR AAA 4 4 26.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 TBA MLB 30 30 196.7 4.68 101 .269 .266 .331 .427 .266 .284 98 19.6 2.0 19.8 1.8
2003 TBA MLB 32 22 133.7 5.58 83 .311 .263 .329 .425 .262 .318 97 4.1 0.4 4.1 0.4
2003 ORL AA 1 1 3.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .462 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 DUR AAA 1 1 6.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .300 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 COL MLB 27 27 162.3 4.79 113 .246 .262 .329 .423 .261 .294 117 29.1 2.8 29.4 3.1
2004 CSP AAA 3 2 12.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .390 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 COL MLB 16 16 92.0 6.19 79 .297 .253 .311 .386 .246 .354 112 -0.9 -0.1 0.4 -0.1
2005 OAK MLB 19 8 60.7 4.47 106 .261 .267 .328 .427 .262 .298 100 7.7 0.8 7.7 0.8
2006 OAK MLB 39 0 35.0 3.01 139 .224 .272 .335 .426 .255 .317 100 10.2 1.0 10.2 1.0
2006 SAC AAA 3 1 4.0 4.21 98 .111 .274 .348 .382 .267 .182 89 0.8 0.1 0.8 0.1
2007 ARI MLB 3 0 2.7 12.07 -34 .415 .276 .339 .441 .267 .333 108 -1.8 -0.2 -1.8 -0.2
2007 OAK MLB 27 16 101.0 5.59 77 .282 .270 .333 .415 .259 .289 93 -1.2 -0.1 0.5 0.1
2007 TOR MLB 9 0 7.0 3.64 123 .265 .292 .363 .455 .285 .316 97 1.6 0.2 1.6 0.2
2007 SYR AAA 2 0 2.7 3.32 117 .172 .285 .344 .414 .273 .286 91 0.5 0.0 0.5 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 PRI Rk 6 4 0 13 13 67.3 66 26 44 5 0% .000 8.8 3.5 0.7 5.9 1.37 3.74 0.0 0.0
1999 HUD A- 6 5 0 16 16 95.0 78 26 101 2 0% .000 7.4 2.5 0.2 9.6 1.09 2.65 0.0 0.0
2000 CSC A 11 6 0 22 22 136.3 122 29 142 6 0% .000 8.1 1.9 0.4 9.4 1.11 3.30 0.0 0.0
2001 TBA MLB 7 8 0 20 20 117.7 122 34 78 16 45% .289 9.3 2.6 1.2 6.0 1.33 4.44 15.0 1.5
2001 DUR AAA 2 0 0 4 4 26.0 22 9 23 2 0% .000 7.6 3.1 0.7 8.0 1.19 2.42 0.0 0.0
2001 ORL AA 4 0 0 7 7 47.0 29 3 52 0 0% .000 5.6 0.6 0.0 10.0 0.68 0.19 0.0 0.0
2002 TBA MLB 8 11 0 30 30 196.7 204 55 109 23 41% .284 9.3 2.5 1.1 5.0 1.32 4.53 19.8 1.8
2003 TBA MLB 3 12 1 32 22 133.7 167 47 77 19 43% .318 11.2 3.2 1.3 5.2 1.60 6.13 4.1 0.4
2003 DUR AAA 1 0 0 1 1 6.3 6 0 4 0 0% .300 8.6 0.0 0.0 5.7 0.95 1.43 0.0 0.0
2003 ORL AA 0 0 0 1 1 3.3 6 1 3 0 0% .462 16.4 2.7 0.0 8.2 2.12 8.18 0.0 0.0
2004 CSP AAA 1 1 0 3 2 12.7 17 2 12 1 0% .390 12.0 1.4 0.7 8.5 1.50 7.09 0.0 0.0
2004 COL MLB 9 7 0 27 27 162.3 163 67 117 17 50% .294 9.0 3.7 0.9 6.5 1.42 3.66 29.4 3.1
2005 COL MLB 4 8 0 16 16 92.0 128 44 52 12 48% .354 12.5 4.3 1.2 5.1 1.87 7.04 0.4 -0.1
2005 OAK MLB 4 5 0 19 8 60.7 64 20 45 8 40% .298 9.5 3.0 1.2 6.7 1.38 4.45 7.7 0.8
2006 SAC AAA 0 0 0 3 1 4.0 2 1 2 0 73% .182 4.5 2.2 0.0 4.5 0.75 0.00 0.8 0.1
2006 OAK MLB 4 1 1 39 0 35.0 34 13 29 1 50% .317 8.7 3.3 0.3 7.5 1.34 2.31 10.2 1.0
2007 SYR AAA 0 0 0 2 0 2.7 2 1 3 0 29% .286 6.7 3.3 0.0 10.0 1.11 0.00 0.5 0.0
2007 TOR MLB 1 0 0 9 0 7.0 6 5 8 0 42% .316 7.7 6.4 0.0 10.3 1.57 5.14 1.6 0.2
2007 ARI MLB 0 0 0 3 0 2.7 4 2 1 0 42% .333 13.5 6.8 0.0 3.4 2.25 20.25 -1.8 -0.2
2007 OAK MLB 3 9 0 27 16 101.0 109 48 42 9 52% .289 9.7 4.3 0.8 3.7 1.55 4.37 0.5 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
2006-05-11 2006-08-14 60-DL 95 84 Left Shoulder Inflammation -
2004-06-03 2004-08-10 15-DL 68 60 Left Shoulder Inflammation -
2003-06-01 2003-07-09 15-DL 38 33 Left Shoulder Inflammation -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2007 OAK $2,800,000
2007 TOR $2,800,000
2006 OAK $2,400,000
2005 COL, OAK $2,200,000
2004 COL $320,000
2003 TBA $300,000
2002 TBA $225,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
6 yrPrevious$11,045,000
6 yrTotal$11,045,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
6 y 122 dABC Mgmt Leventhal & Lapa

Details
  • deceased 10/07 designated for assignment 9/2/07 signed as a free agent from AZ 8/28/07 (minor-league contract)
  • designated for assignment 8/15/07
  • claimed off waivers from OAK 8/4/07
  • avoided arbitration 1/07, 1 year/$2.8M (07)
  • avoided arbitration 12/05, 1 year/$2.4M (06)+$0.35M bonuses
  • acquired in trade from COL 7/05 re-signed 1/05, 1 year/$2.2M (05)+$0.125M bonuses (innings pitched)
  • 1 year/$0.32M (04)
  • acquired in trade from TB 12/03
  • 1 year/$0.3M (03)
  • 1 year/$0.225M (02) 2/02

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Joe Kennedy threw 964 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2007, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2007, he relied primarily on his Sinker (90mph), Fourseam Fastball (90mph) and Change (83mph), also mixing in a Curve (74mph) and Slider (83mph).