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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
12 2230.3 130 99 15 1625 2.86 16.5
Birth Date8-6-1945
Height6' 1"
Weight200 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
1968 CAL 22 28 5 81.3 33.0 48.3 4 2 4 4 4 1 321 44 21 20 3 67 35 31 1 74 2.21 2.21 3.04 6.5 0.9
1969 CAL 23 40 33 250.0 240.7 9.3 16 11 2 0 25 2 1007 169 81 70 17 252 100 93 5 211 2.52 2.82 3.60 24.1 2.6
1970 CAL 24 37 26 194.7 171.3 23.3 11 10 5 1 14 2 795 144 75 65 21 231 78 72 6 162 3.01 3.46 4.66 -0.2 -0.3
1971 CAL 25 38 38 276.7 276.7 0.0 20 13 0 0 24 4 1170 224 112 92 16 317 121 115 7 179 2.99 3.20 3.96 11.9 1.7
1972 CAL 26 25 21 169.7 161.0 8.7 8 11 2 0 13 4 690 125 56 53 5 171 68 60 2 142 2.81 2.22 3.03 12.3 1.6
1973 LAN 27 33 33 249.7 249.7 0.0 14 10 0 0 22 5 1015 196 90 75 24 310 77 74 6 177 2.70 3.38 3.96 20.2 2.1
1974 LAN 28 39 39 292.3 292.3 0.0 20 6 0 0 26 4 1179 227 93 84 24 332 94 94 3 221 2.59 3.14 3.88 32.1 3.4
1975 LAN 29 42 40 321.7 319.0 2.7 19 14 1 0 29 7 1276 244 92 82 22 345 96 94 5 213 2.29 3.12 3.82 27.1 2.9
1976 ATL 30 29 28 207.3 205.3 2.0 11 11 1 0 21 0 847 166 83 70 14 248 74 73 2 135 3.04 3.32 4.18 17.8 2.3
1977 ATL 31 16 16 102.3 102.3 0.0 5 4 0 0 10 0 447 101 54 50 12 171 39 34 2 69 4.40 4.11 4.45 10.5 1.0
1978 NYA 32 6 5 22.3 19.7 2.7 0 3 0 0 1 0 106 24 21 14 7 49 15 15 1 16 5.64 7.34 8.32 -7.3 -0.8
1979 LAN 33 11 11 62.3 62.3 0.0 2 4 0 0 6 1 266 55 34 34 9 94 34 32 0 26 4.91 5.37 6.14 -8.2 -0.9
Career3442952230.32133.397.013099155195309119171981270917425878317874016252.863.233.99146.916.5

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1968 CAL MLB 28 5 81.3 3.04 103 .203 .229 .294 .334 .256 .197 92 5.5 0.7 6.5 0.9
1969 CAL MLB 40 33 250.0 3.60 105 .222 .249 .321 .374 .262 .226 93 20.8 2.3 24.1 2.6
1970 CAL MLB 37 26 194.7 4.66 80 .238 .247 .316 .373 .255 .233 93 1.6 0.2 -0.2 -0.3
1971 CAL MLB 38 38 276.7 3.96 93 .247 .249 .318 .374 .264 .246 95 7.1 0.8 11.9 1.7
1972 CAL MLB 25 21 169.7 3.03 100 .230 .236 .302 .334 .249 .254 87 8.9 1.1 12.3 1.6
1973 LAN MLB 33 33 249.7 3.96 101 .236 .255 .317 .378 .258 .235 96 18.4 2.0 20.2 2.1
1974 LAN MLB 39 39 292.3 3.88 101 .227 .252 .319 .363 .259 .243 95 20.9 2.3 32.1 3.4
1975 LAN MLB 42 40 321.7 3.82 103 .216 .259 .325 .370 .258 .236 95 25.6 2.8 27.1 2.9
1976 ATL MLB 29 28 207.3 4.18 99 .238 .256 .318 .363 .260 .244 104 13.0 1.5 17.8 2.3
1977 ATL MLB 16 16 102.3 4.45 105 .265 .261 .326 .405 .263 .274 107 10.2 1.1 10.5 1.0
1978 NYA MLB 6 5 22.3 8.32 -18 .363 .259 .321 .381 .259 .254 90 -7.3 -0.8 -7.3 -0.8
1979 LAN MLB 11 11 62.3 6.14 56 .265 .254 .316 .371 .249 .234 100 -7.0 -0.7 -8.2 -0.9

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
1968 CAL MLB 4 2 4 28 5 81.3 44 35 74 3 47% .197 4.9 3.9 0.3 8.2 0.97 2.21 6.5 0.9
1969 CAL MLB 16 11 2 40 33 250.0 169 100 211 17 44% .226 6.1 3.6 0.6 7.6 1.08 2.52 24.1 2.6
1970 CAL MLB 11 10 5 37 26 194.7 144 78 162 21 45% .233 6.7 3.6 1.0 7.5 1.14 3.01 -0.2 -0.3
1971 CAL MLB 20 13 0 38 38 276.7 224 121 179 16 55% .246 7.3 3.9 0.5 5.8 1.25 2.99 11.9 1.7
1972 CAL MLB 8 11 2 25 21 169.7 125 68 142 5 53% .254 6.6 3.6 0.3 7.5 1.14 2.81 12.3 1.6
1973 LAN MLB 14 10 0 33 33 249.7 196 77 177 24 49% .235 7.1 2.8 0.9 6.4 1.09 2.70 20.2 2.1
1974 LAN MLB 20 6 0 39 39 292.3 227 94 221 24 55% .243 7.0 2.9 0.7 6.8 1.10 2.59 32.1 3.4
1975 LAN MLB 19 14 1 42 40 321.7 244 96 213 22 50% .236 6.8 2.7 0.6 6.0 1.06 2.29 27.1 2.9
1976 ATL MLB 11 11 1 29 28 207.3 166 74 135 14 53% .244 7.2 3.2 0.6 5.9 1.16 3.04 17.8 2.3
1977 ATL MLB 5 4 0 16 16 102.3 101 39 69 12 50% .274 8.9 3.4 1.1 6.1 1.37 4.40 10.5 1.0
1978 NYA MLB 0 3 0 6 5 22.3 24 15 16 7 46% .254 9.7 6.0 2.8 6.4 1.75 5.64 -7.3 -0.8
1979 LAN MLB 2 4 0 11 11 62.3 55 34 26 9 59% .234 7.9 4.9 1.3 3.8 1.43 4.91 -8.2 -0.9

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
1979-06-02 1979-08-29 88 78 Right Elbow Surgery Radial Nerve - -
1978-07-02 1978-09-01 60-DL 61 55 Right Shoulder Separation - -
1978-04-08 1978-05-29 51 43 - Not Disclosed - -
1977-07-04 1977-09-02 60 54 Right Shoulder Strain - -
1977-05-01 1977-05-22 DTD 21 19 - Trunk Soreness - -
1972-05-27 1972-07-19 53 51 Right Fingers Surgery Tendon Sheath Middle Finger 1972-06-16 -

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessThe View from the Loge Level: From the Home of the BravesDaron Sutton2014-07-18
Perfect Game Presents: The Baseball Draft: A 50-Year Retrospective, Part TwoAllan Simpson2014-06-09
In A Pickle: What the Arbitrators Will HearJason Wojciechowski2013-06-13
This article requires BP Premium accessIn A Pickle: The Four-Tool TeamsJason Wojciechowski2012-12-20
Manufactured Runs: Tragedy of the CommonsColin Wyers2012-04-04
This article requires BP Premium accessWestern Front: They Slugged Like Ed BrinkmanGeoff Young2012-03-20
Western Front: A Haphazard History of Halos at the Hot CornerGeoff Young2012-01-17
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Oakland Athletics Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2011-01-11
This article requires BP Premium accessChecking the Numbers: The Trade-Me ClauseEric Seidman2010-05-24
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Dark Clouds in ClevelandJohn Perrotto2009-05-17
Prospectus Preview: Wednesday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-05-14
This article requires BP Premium accessEvery Given Sunday: Harvesting PiratesJohn Perrotto2007-05-27
Every Given Sunday: Records Big and SmallJohn Perrotto2007-05-20
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Annuity That Changed Baseball: Hunter v. FinleyBrent Gambill2006-08-24
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Ledger Domain: Walter O'Malley and Marvin Miller For the Hall of FameMaury Brown2006-06-05


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