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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
12 656.7 42 31 8 567 3.51 6.8
Birth Date8-4-1976
Height6' 3"
Weight220 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
2000 HOU 23 8 0 9.7 0.0 9.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 47 11 5 5 3 22 6 6 3 6 4.66 8.64 8.26 -1.7 -0.2
2000 SFN 23 3 0 2.3 0.0 2.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 7 3 3 1 10 2 2 0 0 11.57 11.20 11.63 -2.3 -0.2
2001 HOU 24 9 0 10.3 0.0 10.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 44 6 4 3 0 9 6 6 2 9 2.61 3.59 4.67 1.2 0.1
2002 HOU 25 22 0 24.3 0.0 24.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 120 31 21 19 2 49 13 9 1 24 7.03 3.70 4.38 3.1 0.3
2003 HOU 26 9 6 31.7 29.0 2.7 1 1 0 0 0 0 140 38 15 15 4 61 14 13 3 17 4.26 5.15 5.21 1.8 0.1
2003 SDN 26 43 0 60.7 0.0 60.7 2 1 0 1 0 0 257 55 22 19 5 78 22 19 3 51 2.82 3.60 3.39 12.5 1.1
2004 SDN 27 73 0 84.0 0.0 84.0 7 3 0 5 0 0 326 61 22 20 8 100 26 24 3 83 2.14 3.25 3.40 14.7 1.4
2005 SDN 28 73 0 73.7 0.0 73.7 8 1 1 6 0 0 288 55 17 15 4 82 23 19 0 70 1.83 2.73 3.14 15.6 1.5
2006 SDN 29 73 0 75.7 0.0 75.7 7 4 2 9 0 0 314 70 31 30 9 110 22 19 1 68 3.57 3.77 3.63 11.9 1.1
2007 MIL 30 27 0 25.3 0.0 25.3 2 3 0 2 0 0 109 27 14 10 3 41 11 9 0 25 3.55 4.05 3.84 4.5 0.5
2007 SDN 30 44 0 45.0 0.0 45.0 3 3 1 6 0 0 186 41 19 19 9 73 14 13 1 25 3.80 5.67 6.60 -7.2 -0.7
2008 CHA 31 50 0 46.3 0.0 46.3 2 2 1 3 0 0 186 41 20 19 8 71 9 8 0 40 3.69 4.26 4.50 6.2 0.6
2009 CHA 32 57 0 56.0 0.0 56.0 3 7 2 3 0 0 259 70 34 29 9 116 23 17 3 55 4.66 4.66 5.38 4.1 0.4
2010 CHA 33 52 0 57.3 0.0 57.3 3 2 0 1 0 0 249 59 31 28 11 103 17 17 3 52 4.40 4.77 4.33 7.6 0.8
2011 ATL 34 64 0 54.3 0.0 54.3 4 4 1 2 0 0 237 58 22 22 6 89 21 15 4 42 3.64 4.26 4.52 -0.5 -0.1
Career6076656.729.0627.74231838002778630280256821014229196275673.514.114.3071.76.8

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
2000 HOU MLB 8 0 9.7 8.26 54 .296 .272 .355 .443 .268 .276 112 -1.5 -0.1 -1.7 -0.2
2000 SFN MLB 3 0 2.3 11.63 -50 .449 .259 .337 .394 .257 .462 92 -2.3 -0.2 -2.3 -0.2
2001 HOU MLB 9 0 10.3 4.67 108 .229 .249 .307 .398 .246 .222 106 1.2 0.1 1.2 0.1
2002 HOU MLB 22 0 24.3 4.38 106 .293 .264 .331 .415 .262 .362 104 3.1 0.3 3.1 0.3
2003 HOU MLB 9 6 31.7 5.21 94 .283 .262 .325 .410 .254 .333 106 2.6 0.3 1.8 0.1
2003 SDN MLB 43 0 60.7 3.39 123 .253 .263 .330 .419 .259 .284 95 11.7 1.2 12.5 1.1
2004 SDN MLB 73 0 84.0 3.40 122 .216 .263 .329 .420 .258 .257 93 14.5 1.4 14.7 1.4
2005 SDN MLB 73 0 73.7 3.14 126 .213 .260 .324 .413 .255 .267 93 15.7 1.6 15.6 1.5
2006 SDN MLB 73 0 75.7 3.63 113 .249 .275 .345 .449 .273 .285 86 10.8 1.0 11.9 1.1
2007 MIL MLB 27 0 25.3 3.84 123 .263 .277 .347 .437 .266 .343 105 4.2 0.4 4.5 0.5
2007 SDN MLB 44 0 45.0 6.60 41 .245 .273 .336 .427 .261 .234 87 -7.2 -0.7 -7.2 -0.7
2008 CHA MLB 50 0 46.3 4.50 108 .224 .268 .337 .423 .264 .256 103 6.2 0.6 6.2 0.6
2009 CHA MLB 57 0 56.0 5.38 95 .291 .268 .335 .431 .263 .361 106 4.1 0.4 4.1 0.4
2010 CHA MLB 52 0 57.3 4.33 114 .265 .263 .329 .405 .257 .289 113 7.6 0.8 7.6 0.8
2011 ATL MLB 64 0 54.3 4.52 88 .283 .252 .317 .389 .260 .317 97 -0.5 -0.1 -0.5 -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
2000 HOU MLB 0 0 0 8 0 9.7 11 6 6 3 43% .276 10.2 5.6 2.8 5.6 1.76 4.66 -1.7 -0.2
2000 SFN MLB 0 0 0 3 0 2.3 7 2 0 1 29% .462 27.0 7.7 3.9 0.0 3.86 11.57 -2.3 -0.2
2001 HOU MLB 0 0 0 9 0 10.3 6 6 9 0 38% .222 5.2 5.2 0.0 7.8 1.16 2.61 1.2 0.1
2002 HOU MLB 0 0 0 22 0 24.3 31 13 24 2 35% .362 11.5 4.8 0.7 8.9 1.81 7.03 3.1 0.3
2003 HOU MLB 1 1 0 9 6 31.7 38 14 17 4 46% .333 10.8 4.0 1.1 4.8 1.64 4.26 1.8 0.1
2003 SDN MLB 2 1 0 43 0 60.7 55 22 51 5 38% .284 8.2 3.3 0.7 7.6 1.27 2.82 12.5 1.1
2004 SDN MLB 7 3 0 73 0 84.0 61 26 83 8 33% .257 6.5 2.8 0.9 8.9 1.04 2.14 14.7 1.4
2005 SDN MLB 8 1 1 73 0 73.7 55 23 70 4 39% .267 6.7 2.8 0.5 8.6 1.06 1.83 15.6 1.5
2006 SDN MLB 7 4 2 73 0 75.7 70 22 68 9 40% .285 8.3 2.6 1.1 8.1 1.22 3.57 11.9 1.1
2007 MIL MLB 2 3 0 27 0 25.3 27 11 25 3 51% .343 9.6 3.9 1.1 8.9 1.50 3.55 4.5 0.5
2007 SDN MLB 3 3 1 44 0 45.0 41 14 25 9 40% .234 8.2 2.8 1.8 5.0 1.22 3.80 -7.2 -0.7
2008 CHA MLB 2 2 1 50 0 46.3 41 9 40 8 40% .256 8.0 1.7 1.6 7.8 1.08 3.69 6.2 0.6
2009 CHA MLB 3 7 2 57 0 56.0 70 23 55 9 39% .361 11.2 3.7 1.4 8.8 1.66 4.66 4.1 0.4
2010 CHA MLB 3 2 0 52 0 57.3 59 17 52 11 34% .289 9.3 2.7 1.7 8.2 1.33 4.40 7.6 0.8
2011 ATL MLB 4 4 1 64 0 54.3 58 21 42 6 41% .317 9.6 3.5 1.0 7.0 1.45 3.64 -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
2008 703 0.5605 0.4509 0.8076 0.6244 0.2298 0.8577 0.6338 0.1924
2009 1030 0.5350 0.4748 0.8323 0.6497 0.2735 0.8799 0.7023 0.1677
2010 993 0.5277 0.4597 0.8180 0.6393 0.2580 0.8627 0.6942 0.1820
2011 921 0.4636 0.4815 0.8100 0.7026 0.2874 0.8433 0.7394 0.1878
Career36470.51990.46780.8180.65540.26440.86170.69630.1814

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2012-03-30 2012-06-08 15-DL 70 58 Right Shoulder Inflammation Capsulitis - -
2011-07-30 2011-08-14 15-DL 15 13 - Low Back Strain - -
2008-07-23 2008-09-01 15-DL 40 36 Right Shoulder Inflammation Posterior -
2008-03-18 2008-03-21 Camp 3 0 Low Back Strain -
2007-02-27 2007-02-27 Camp 0 0 Low Back Strain -
2005-06-30 2005-07-03 DTD 3 2 Right Shoulder Inflammation -
2004-09-24 2004-09-28 DTD 4 3 General Medical Illness -
2004-09-10 2004-09-15 DTD 5 5 Low Back Soreness -
2002-05-20 2002-06-17 15-DL 28 24 Right Elbow Strain Capsule -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2012 SLN $850,000
2011 CHA $3,500,000
2011 ATL $2,000,000
2010 CHA $5,000,000
2009 CHA $4,500,000
2008 CHA $4,000,000
2007 SDN $1,750,000
2006 SDN $1,365,000
2005 SDN $910,000
2004 SDN $326,000
2002 HOU $230,000
2001 HOU $210,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
11 yrPrevious$24,641,000
11 yrTotal$24,641,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
10 y 16 dSFX1 year/$0.85M (2012)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.85M (2012). Signed by St. Louis as a free agent 2/10/12 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by St. Louis 4/4/12. Released by St. Louis 6/8/12.
  • 4 years/$19M (2008-11). Signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 11/28/07. 08:$4M, 09:$4.5M, 10:$5M, 11:$5.5M. No-trade protection. Acquired by Atlanta in trade from Chicago White Sox 12/4/10. (Chicago paid Atlanta $3.5M in the deal.)
  • 2 years/$2.275M (2005-06), plus 2007 club option. Signed extension with San Diego 1/05. 05:$0.91M, 06:$1.365M, 07:$1.75M club option. 2007 option guaranteed with 100 games in 2005-06. Price of option may increase to $2.25M. Acquired by Milwaukee in trade from San Diego 7/25/07.
  • 1 year/$0.326M (2004). Re-signed by San Diego 3/04.
  • 1 year (2003). Re-signed by Houston for 2003. Claimed by San Diego off waivers from Houston 5/03.
  • 1 year/$0.23M (2002).
  • Acquired by Houston in trade from San Francisco 7/00.
  • Drafted 1997 by San Francisco (2-56) (Southwest Texas State).

2014 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/11/2014 05:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA FRA VORP WARP
Weighted Mean?????0.0????.0000.000.00?0.00.0

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
20.778.91.11out of baseball38.8

Comparable Players (Similarity Index 83)

Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 99 Bill Henry 1965 3.45
2 96 Jeff Montgomery 1999 7.19
3 96 Steve Hamilton 1972 4.76
4 95 Lindy McDaniel 1973 2.98
5 93 Dan Plesac 1999 6.09
6 93 Barney Schultz 1964 2.55
7 93 Alejandro Pena 1996 11.25
8 93 Dennis Cook 2000 5.34
9 92 Bob Patterson 1996 3.13
10 92 Dave Veres 2004 0.00 DNP
11 91 Jeff Brantley 2001 5.14
12 91 Joe Hoerner 1974 3.82
13 91 Todd Jones 2005 2.34
14 91 Jeff Reardon 1993 4.96
15 90 Jesse Orosco 1994 6.00
16 90 Roy Face 1965 2.95
17 89 Todd Worrell 1997 5.73
18 88 Greg Swindell 2002 6.27
19 88 Dick Drago 1982 0.00 DNP
20 87 Lee Smith 1995 3.47
21 87 Dick Tidrow 1984 10.91
22 87 Chris Nichting 2003 0.00 DNP
23 87 Rick Aguilera 1999 3.33
24 87 Tippy Martinez 1987 0.00 DNP
25 87 Tony Fossas 1995 1.47
26 86 Eddie Guardado 2008 4.15
27 86 Aurelio Lopez 1986 3.58
28 86 Doug Jones 1994 2.33
29 86 Darren Holmes 2003 4.71
30 85 Tom Henke 1995 1.82
31 85 John Hiller 1980 4.70
32 85 Satoru Komiyama 2003 0.00 DNP
33 85 Moe Drabowsky 1973 0.00 DNP
34 85 Scott Bailes 1999 0.00 DNP
35 84 Larry Andersen 1990 2.16
36 84 Mike Remlinger 2003 3.91
37 84 Doug Bair 1987 5.93
38 84 Ramon Hernandez 1978 0.00 DNP
39 84 Giovanni Carrara 2005 4.16
40 84 Alan Embree 2007 3.97
41 83 Cal Eldred 2005 2.19
42 83 Mark Guthrie 2003 2.95
43 83 Jamie Walker 2009 5.84
44 82 Roger Mason 1995 0.00 DNP
45 82 Tom Burgmeier 1981 3.47
46 82 Trevor Hoffman 2005 3.59
47 82 Josias Manzanillo 2005 0.00 DNP
48 82 Tim Stoddard 1990 0.00 DNP
49 81 Tug McGraw 1982 4.54
50 81 Tim Byrdak 2011 4.54
51 81 Scott Service 2004 7.52
52 81 Tom Martin 2007 4.91
53 80 Jim Brewer 1975 3.99 DNP
54 80 Billy Taylor 1999 5.59
55 80 Orlando Pena 1971 4.30
56 80 Octavio Dotel 2011 3.83
57 80 Eddie Fisher 1974 0.00 DNP
58 80 Bud Byerly 1958 5.33
59 80 Danny Darwin 1993 3.65
60 79 Tom Ferrick 1952 3.51
61 79 Mike Maddux 1999 3.92
62 79 Rich Gossage 1989 3.41
63 79 Curtis Leskanic 2005 0.00 DNP
64 79 Steve Farr 1994 6.99
65 78 Bobby Shantz 1963 3.18
66 78 Dick Hall 1968 5.28
67 78 Scott Eyre 2009 1.80
68 78 Donn Pall 1999 0.00 DNP
69 78 Mike Stanton 2004 3.86
70 78 Craig Lefferts 1995 0.00 DNP
71 78 Stu Miller 1965 2.04
72 78 Ted Wilks 1953 9.82
73 78 Bob McClure 1989 2.41
74 77 Matt Herges 2007 3.33
75 77 Joe Nuxhall 1966 4.92
76 77 Doug Henry 2001 6.30
77 77 Paul Shuey 2008 0.00 DNP
78 77 Mike Fetters 2002 4.91
79 77 Juan Berenguer 1992 6.00
80 77 Rudy May 1982 3.65
81 77 Dave Smith 1992 2.51
82 77 Mike DeJean 2008 0.00 DNP
83 77 Paul Assenmacher 1998 4.21
84 76 Kyle Farnsworth 2013 4.93
85 76 Art Fowler 1960 0.00 DNP
86 76 Warren Hacker 1962 0.00 DNP
87 76 Ted Power 1992 3.08
88 76 Guillermo Mota 2011 3.81
89 76 Turk Wendell 2004 7.02
90 76 Kent Mercker 2005 3.94
91 76 Dave Righetti 1996 0.00 DNP
92 75 Rich Rodriguez 2000 9.73
93 75 Ron Reed 1980 4.45
94 75 Bill Hands 1977 0.00 DNP
95 75 Mike Timlin 2003 3.98
96 75 Graeme Lloyd 2004 0.00 DNP
97 75 Jose Mesa 2003 6.83
98 75 Ellis Kinder 1952 3.04
99 75 Joe Hesketh 1996 0.00 DNP
100 75 Virgil Trucks 1954 2.96

BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2012 Once upon a time, Linebrink’s name belonged among the game’s elite relievers. Nowadays, Linebrink keeps modest company, and his name is synonymous with humdrum veteran reliever. He does not excel at any one aspect—not even in retiring batters of a certain hand—but did everything just well enough to finish with a passable strikeout-to-walk rate and earned run average.
2011 Obviously, Kenny Williams does not have the Midas touch with every one of his moves: three seasons into his four-year, $19 million contract, Linebrink's WXRL tally as a White Sock is effectively zero, making for very expensive replacement-level pitching. Familiar with disappointment, Guillen punted his pricey charge to the near-irrelevancy of late-game work in losing causes, only trusting Linebrink with five run-width leads at any point of a ballgame (and Linebrink blew one anyway). Last year's massive platoon split and problems with lefties don't exactly suggest a situational role for the last season of his deal, given that he's been tateriffic against right-handers in seasons spent in more relevant situations; like his strikeout rate, it's work accumulated in near-meaningless opportunities, not a predictor of unrecognized utility. Dumping him on the Braves (for Kyle Cofield) was probably the nicest thing Williams could have done under the circumstances, since a change of scenery and a move to the weaker league should help Linebrink's shot at bouncing back.
2010 One of the most consistent seventh- or eighth-inning-men around, Linebrink continued in that role for the first four months of the year before collapsing and ending the season with his worst numbers since his rookie campaign. The good news (or bad, depending on how you look at it) is that whatever went wrong, it seems to be mental, as his scouting reports remained that same and his peripheral numbers were fine. Expect a return to form.
2009 Painting in shades of his Padres peak, Linebrink posted a 1.36 ERA and a 0.82 WHIP as the White Sox’s primary eighth-inning set-up man during the first three months of the 2008 season, stranding 80 percent of his inherited runners. Then, having averaged 79 innings of relief a year over the previous five seasons and on pace for a similar total again, his shoulder finally gave out. Linebrink hit the DL in mid-July with a sub-scapular strain and was hit hard upon his return in September. The four-year deal the Sox gave him after the 2007 season looked foolish at the time; it looks worse now.
2008 Few GMs are more savvy about bullpen assembly than Kevin Towers, so it was telling when the Padres' GM put Linebrink on the market and cashed him in for a trio of Brewer pitching prospects. If the doubling of Linebrink's home run rate and ERA from 2005 to 2006 didn't suggest which way his trend arrows pointed, the further collapse of his peripherals in 2007 certainly did. He wasn't much help to the Brewers, but he stopped the bleeding just enough to sucker the White Sox into gifting him with a four-year, $19 million deal that, in a home run haven like U.S. Cellular Park, appears destined to earn a spot in the Big Book of Bad Bullpen Ideas.
2007 There are some whose destiny it is to be Robin to somebody else`s Batman, and even if Linebrink never graduates to the closer`s role, his three-year run has given Trevor Hoffman the most reliable setup man he`s ever had. Linebrink`s run accounts for three of the top five single-season WXRL totals by Padre setup men during Hoffman`s career; the other two are Akinori Otsuka`s 2004 season and Cla Meredith`s 2006. In terms of his stuff, he mixes mid-90s fastballs with a splitter that makes him especially tough on lefties; right-handers can sit dead-red and get a cookie a little too often, though.
2006 The best pitcher in a formidable Padres bullpen in 2005, Linebrink is a great example of how to build a bullpen without dangerously expensive ciphers of the Steve Karsay mold. He`s got an outstanding fastball and doesn`t get rattled by adversity. With Hoffman back and Aki Otsuka gone, Linebrink will remain the top setup man in the pen.
2005 In Trevor Hoffman, Aki Otsuka and Linebrink, the Padres fielded three of the top 20 relievers in baseball according to BP's brand spankin' new Reliever Expected Wins Added Report (Keith Woolner has more on our new pitching reports toward the end of this book). The Padres are banking on making every game a six-inning affair, after which they turn it over to the bullpen's three amigos and call it a night. Given Hoffman's age and Linebrink's short history of success, they did well to add Rudy Seanez, and to have Brad Baker standing by just in case. Linebrink will have a good 2005, but simple regression to the mean suggests he'll never again duplicate his '04 performance, especially his ridiculous numbers vs. lefties (.178/.277/.281).
2002 Linebrink would be a fine candidate to step into the bullpen and give the Astros a solid reliever at the minimum salary, if Drayton McLane would just let someone as low-profile as Linebrink take the job. He has a moving sinker/splitter combo that would be effective in the majors, but shoulder problems have hampered him in both 1998 and 1999, in part because of a cross-body throwing motion. The longer Gerry Hunsicker pretends that some magic pixie dust makes the likes of T.J. Mathews better than Linebrink, the more McLane’s money disappears unnecessarily.
2000 A couple of years ago, Linebrink was one of the best pitching prospects in the Giants' organization. Now he's just another struggling young pitcher working his way back from injury problems. Last season's performance in Shreveport wasn't encouraging. His strikeout rates have been impressive in the past; if he gets them back up again, his future could be bright.
1999 Jason Grilli got most of the attention after the '97 draft. Linebrink was drafted in the second round of the same year, and is maturing faster than his more-noted colleague. His upside might not be as high as Grilli's; on the other hand, he did strike out 128 in 113 innings for Shreveport.

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Scott Linebrink threw 4,496 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2011, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training. In 2011, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (94mph), also mixing in a Splitter (82mph) and Change (83mph). He also rarely threw a Cutter (88mph).