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Billy Koch PBlue Jays

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
6 407.3 29 25 163 357 3.89 3.3
Birth Date12-14-1974
Height6' 3"
Weight218 lbs
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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
1999 TOR 24 56 0 63.7 0.0 63.7 0 5 31 4 0 0 272 55 26 24 5 82 30 25 3 57 3.39 3.99 5.19 4.9 0.6
2000 TOR 25 68 0 78.7 0.0 78.7 9 3 33 5 0 0 326 78 28 23 6 115 18 14 2 60 2.63 3.45 3.98 14.0 1.2
2001 TOR 26 69 0 69.3 0.0 69.3 2 5 36 9 0 0 308 69 39 37 7 102 33 26 6 55 4.80 4.51 5.10 4.0 0.4
2002 OAK 27 84 0 93.7 0.0 93.7 11 4 44 6 0 0 398 73 38 34 7 105 46 40 4 93 3.27 3.65 4.47 10.2 1.0
2003 CHA 28 55 0 53.0 0.0 53.0 5 5 11 5 0 0 244 59 36 34 10 106 28 27 1 42 5.77 5.60 6.35 -2.8 -0.3
2004 CHA 29 24 0 23.3 0.0 23.3 1 1 8 3 0 0 114 24 15 14 3 38 16 12 2 25 5.40 5.00 4.84 3.6 0.4
2004 FLO 29 23 0 25.7 0.0 25.7 1 2 0 0 0 0 115 21 10 10 3 35 20 20 0 25 3.51 4.86 4.64 0.2 0.0
Career3790407.30.0407.329251633200177737919217641583191164183573.894.224.8834.13.3

Advanced

'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 FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1997 DUN A+ 3 3 21.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .406 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 DUN A+ 25 25 124.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 SYR AAA 2 2 5.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 TOR MLB 56 0 63.7 5.19 104 .223 .276 .347 .448 .266 .282 102 6.1 0.6 4.9 0.6
1999 SYR AAA 5 5 25.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 TOR MLB 68 0 78.7 3.98 120 .224 .275 .347 .441 .265 .300 94 14.5 1.4 14.0 1.2
2001 TOR MLB 69 0 69.3 5.10 94 .259 .266 .333 .426 .262 .300 98 4.0 0.4 4.0 0.4
2002 OAK MLB 84 0 93.7 4.47 103 .230 .262 .330 .424 .264 .266 95 10.2 1.0 10.2 1.0
2003 CHA MLB 55 0 53.0 6.35 70 .297 .262 .327 .411 .258 .301 99 -2.8 -0.3 -2.8 -0.3
2003 CHR AAA 4 0 3.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .357 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 CHA MLB 24 0 23.3 4.84 109 .275 .262 .335 .425 .259 .309 106 3.6 0.4 3.6 0.4
2004 FLO MLB 23 0 25.7 4.64 88 .268 .254 .323 .406 .257 .269 89 0.2 0.0 0.2 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
1997 DUN A+ 0 1 0 3 3 21.7 27 3 20 1 0% .406 11.2 1.2 0.4 8.3 1.38 2.07 0.0 0.0
1998 SYR AAA 0 1 0 2 2 5.7 9 5 9 1 0% .000 14.2 7.9 1.6 14.2 2.46 14.21 0.0 0.0
1998 DUN A+ 14 7 0 25 25 124.7 120 41 108 8 0% .000 8.7 3.0 0.6 7.8 1.29 3.75 0.0 0.0
1999 TOR MLB 0 5 31 56 0 63.7 55 30 57 5 57% .282 7.8 4.2 0.7 8.1 1.34 3.39 4.9 0.6
1999 SYR AAA 3 0 0 5 5 25.7 27 10 22 3 0% .000 9.5 3.5 1.1 7.7 1.44 3.85 0.0 0.0
2000 TOR MLB 9 3 33 68 0 78.7 78 18 60 6 56% .300 8.9 2.1 0.7 6.9 1.22 2.63 14.0 1.2
2001 TOR MLB 2 5 36 69 0 69.3 69 33 55 7 55% .300 9.0 4.3 0.9 7.1 1.47 4.80 4.0 0.4
2002 OAK MLB 11 4 44 84 0 93.7 73 46 93 7 55% .266 7.0 4.4 0.7 8.9 1.27 3.27 10.2 1.0
2003 CHA MLB 5 5 11 55 0 53.0 59 28 42 10 42% .301 10.0 4.8 1.7 7.1 1.64 5.77 -2.8 -0.3
2003 CHR AAA 0 1 0 4 0 3.7 5 3 2 0 0% .357 12.2 7.3 0.0 4.9 2.16 4.86 0.0 0.0
2004 FLO MLB 1 2 0 23 0 25.7 21 20 25 3 37% .269 7.4 7.0 1.1 8.8 1.60 3.51 0.2 0.0
2004 CHA MLB 1 1 8 24 0 23.3 24 16 25 3 45% .309 9.3 6.2 1.2 9.6 1.71 5.40 3.6 0.4

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
2003-08-12 2003-09-02 15-DL 21 19 Right Elbow Inflammation - -
2003-08-12 2003-09-02 15-DL 21 19 Right Elbow Soreness -
1997-04-27 1997-09-07 Minors 133 0 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 1997-04-20 -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2005 TOR $900,000
2004 CHA, FLO $6,375,000
2003 CHA $4,250,000
2002 OAK $2,433,333
2001 TOR $733,333
2000 TOR $333,333
YearsDescriptionSalary
6 yrPrevious$15,024,999
6 yrTotal$15,024,999

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
5 y1 yr/$0.9M (05)

Details
  • released 3/05 signed as a free agent from FL 1/05
  • released 10/04 acquired in trade from CWS 6/04
  • 2 year/$10.625M (03-04)
  • arbitration-eligible after 02 ($5.9M-$4.25M) acquired in trade from OAK 11/02
  • 3 year/$3.25M (00-02) incl $0.25M signing bonus
  • 00:$0.25M, 01:$0.65M, 02:$2.35M
  • acquired in trade from TOR 12/01

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Inside Tommy John Surgery: Thirty Years of Fixing PitchersThomas Gorman2009-06-15
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