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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
19 3948 268 152 4 2212 2.86 35.9
Birth Date10-15-1945
Height6' 3"
Weight190 lbs
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
1965 BAL MLB 27 6 92.0 75 56 75 6 .258 101 7.3 5.5 0.6 7.3 55% .271 .258 1.42 3.51 3.72 110 4.12 0.4
1966 BAL MLB 30 30 208.3 176 91 147 21 .250 103 7.6 3.9 0.9 6.4 47% .255 .254 1.28 3.64 3.46 117 4.14 1.6
1967 BAL MLB 9 9 49.0 34 20 23 6 .265 99 6.2 3.7 1.1 4.2 41% .193 .238 1.10 4.30 2.94 123 3.10 0.9
1969 BAL MLB 26 23 181.0 131 64 123 11 .259 98 6.5 3.2 0.5 6.1 39% .229 .219 1.08 2.87 2.34 84 3.43 2.9
1970 BAL MLB 39 39 305.0 263 100 199 21 .256 98 7.8 3.0 0.6 5.9 44% .259 .229 1.19 3.01 2.71 90 3.73 4.9
1971 BAL MLB 37 37 282.0 231 106 184 19 .258 102 7.4 3.4 0.6 5.9 43% .249 .237 1.20 3.10 2.68 90 3.20 4.7
1972 BAL MLB 36 36 274.3 219 70 184 21 .253 94 7.2 2.3 0.7 6.0 41% .242 .229 1.05 2.70 2.07 87 3.11 4.0
1973 BAL MLB 38 37 296.3 225 113 158 16 .263 96 6.8 3.4 0.5 4.8 46% .232 .223 1.14 3.39 2.40 94 3.42 5.0
1974 BAL MLB 26 26 178.7 176 69 84 12 .262 96 8.9 3.5 0.6 4.2 46% .273 .262 1.37 3.71 3.27 110 4.37 0.8
1975 BAL MLB 39 38 323.0 253 80 193 20 .262 94 7.0 2.2 0.6 5.4 47% .239 .215 1.03 2.93 2.09 82 3.11 6.7
1976 BAL MLB 40 40 315.0 255 84 159 20 .260 91 7.3 2.4 0.6 4.5 43% .239 .234 1.08 3.31 2.51 92 3.27 5.1
1977 BAL MLB 39 39 319.0 263 99 193 24 .263 96 7.4 2.8 0.7 5.4 49% .252 .228 1.13 3.47 2.91 88 3.53 6.1
1978 BAL MLB 38 38 296.0 246 97 138 19 .263 94 7.5 2.9 0.6 4.2 46% .241 .230 1.16 3.45 2.46 105 3.46 4.7
1979 BAL MLB 23 22 155.7 144 43 67 12 .266 97 8.3 2.5 0.7 3.9 43% .255 .239 1.20 3.73 3.30 97 3.92 2.3
1980 BAL MLB 34 33 224.0 238 74 109 26 .267 96 9.6 3.0 1.0 4.4 45% .284 .278 1.39 4.33 3.98 103 4.46 1.3
1981 BAL MLB 22 22 127.3 117 46 35 14 .262 96 8.3 3.3 1.0 2.5 41% .237 .268 1.28 4.55 3.75 125 3.81 1.4
1982 BAL MLB 36 32 227.0 195 63 103 22 .265 97 7.7 2.5 0.9 4.1 38% .238 .239 1.14 3.93 3.13 102 3.38 4.5
1983 BAL MLB 14 11 76.7 86 19 34 11 .267 94 10.1 2.2 1.3 4.0 45% .280 .283 1.37 4.55 4.23 106 4.77 0.3
1984 BAL MLB 5 3 17.7 22 17 4 2 .268 97 11.2 8.7 1.0 2.0 45% .303 .335 2.21 6.65 9.17 136 7.49 -0.5
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Statistics for All Levels

'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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
1965 BAL MLB 27 6 92.0 75 56 75 6 .258 101 7.3 5.5 0.6 7.3 55% .271 .258 1.42 3.51 3.72
1966 BAL MLB 30 30 208.3 176 91 147 21 .250 103 7.6 3.9 0.9 6.4 47% .255 .254 1.28 3.64 3.46
1967 BAL MLB 9 9 49.0 34 20 23 6 .265 99 6.2 3.7 1.1 4.2 41% .193 .238 1.10 4.30 2.94
1969 BAL MLB 26 23 181.0 131 64 123 11 .259 98 6.5 3.2 0.5 6.1 39% .229 .219 1.08 2.87 2.34
1970 BAL MLB 39 39 305.0 263 100 199 21 .256 98 7.8 3.0 0.6 5.9 44% .259 .229 1.19 3.01 2.71
1971 BAL MLB 37 37 282.0 231 106 184 19 .258 102 7.4 3.4 0.6 5.9 43% .249 .237 1.20 3.10 2.68
1972 BAL MLB 36 36 274.3 219 70 184 21 .253 94 7.2 2.3 0.7 6.0 41% .242 .229 1.05 2.70 2.07
1973 BAL MLB 38 37 296.3 225 113 158 16 .263 96 6.8 3.4 0.5 4.8 46% .232 .223 1.14 3.39 2.40
1974 BAL MLB 26 26 178.7 176 69 84 12 .262 96 8.9 3.5 0.6 4.2 46% .273 .262 1.37 3.71 3.27
1975 BAL MLB 39 38 323.0 253 80 193 20 .262 94 7.0 2.2 0.6 5.4 47% .239 .215 1.03 2.93 2.09
1976 BAL MLB 40 40 315.0 255 84 159 20 .260 91 7.3 2.4 0.6 4.5 43% .239 .234 1.08 3.31 2.51
1977 BAL MLB 39 39 319.0 263 99 193 24 .263 96 7.4 2.8 0.7 5.4 49% .252 .228 1.13 3.47 2.91
1978 BAL MLB 38 38 296.0 246 97 138 19 .263 94 7.5 2.9 0.6 4.2 46% .241 .230 1.16 3.45 2.46
1979 BAL MLB 23 22 155.7 144 43 67 12 .266 97 8.3 2.5 0.7 3.9 43% .255 .239 1.20 3.73 3.30
1980 BAL MLB 34 33 224.0 238 74 109 26 .267 96 9.6 3.0 1.0 4.4 45% .284 .278 1.39 4.33 3.98
1981 BAL MLB 22 22 127.3 117 46 35 14 .262 96 8.3 3.3 1.0 2.5 41% .237 .268 1.28 4.55 3.75
1982 BAL MLB 36 32 227.0 195 63 103 22 .265 97 7.7 2.5 0.9 4.1 38% .238 .239 1.14 3.93 3.13
1983 BAL MLB 14 11 76.7 86 19 34 11 .267 94 10.1 2.2 1.3 4.0 45% .280 .283 1.37 4.55 4.23
1983 HAG A+ 2 2 13.0 13 2 11 3 .000 9.0 1.4 2.1 7.6 0% .000 .000 1.15 4.89 3.46
1984 BAL MLB 5 3 17.7 22 17 4 2 .268 97 11.2 8.7 1.0 2.0 45% .303 .335 2.21 6.65 9.17

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  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
1983-06-26 1983-08-21 15-DL 56 50 Right Elbow Inflammation Tendonitis - -
1983-04-27 1983-06-15 15-DL 49 43 - Neck Soreness - -
1979-07-02 1979-08-13 42 36 Right Elbow Inflammation Tendonitis - -
1979-06-04 1979-06-23 15-DL 19 16 Right Elbow Inflammation Tendonitis - -
1974-06-17 1974-08-13 57 54 Right Elbow Inflammation Ulnar Nerve - -
1969-06-29 1969-08-09 41 37 - Back Strain - -
1968-08-24 1968-09-27 34 35 Right Shoulder Soreness - -

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This article requires BP Premium accessRubbing Mud: Jack Morris, DRA, and ProgressMatthew Trueblood2015-06-20
Kershaw Day: What Clayton Kershaw Does Better Than PitchR.J. Anderson2015-03-09
This article requires BP Premium accessRaising Aces: Trailblazers of FunkDoug Thorburn2015-02-06
BP Unfiltered: On Seeing Two No-Hitters in Person in One WeekSam Miller2014-06-26
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Lincecum Conquers AgainDaniel Rathman2014-06-26
The BP Wayback Machine: The Old You're In, You're OutJoe Sheehan2014-01-10
This article requires BP Premium accessRaising Aces: Classic Deliveries: Hall of Fame Inductees of 1990-94Doug Thorburn2014-01-10
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: Backs Against the Wall: The 2013 St. Louis Cardinals and HistoryMike Gianella2013-10-30
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: The Old You're In, You're OutJoe Sheehan2008-12-18
The Week in Quotes: September 22-28Alex Carnevale2008-09-29
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Q&A: Brian BannisterDavid Laurila2007-08-05
This article requires BP Premium accessGrumpy Old Men: JAWS Tackles the Veterans Committee BallotJay Jaffe2007-02-26
This article requires BP Premium accessLies, Damned Lies: PECOTA Takes on Prospects, Part FourNate Silver2006-03-03
This article requires BP Premium accessCall it a Comeback: Best Rebound Seasons, Part 2Ben Murphy2005-11-07
This article requires BP Premium accessAn Objective Hall of Fame: Part Two, 1937-1940Clay Davenport2005-08-10
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Nine GamesJoe Sheehan2004-06-14
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Dueling InjuriesWill Carroll2004-03-22
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: And to All a Good Night...Joe Sheehan2003-12-24
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Watching and WaitingWill Carroll2003-07-15
The Great Slide Backwards: Which Teams Will Lose 20 More Games this Season?Mark Armour2003-04-09
The Impossible Dream: How the 1967 Red Sox Won the PennantMark Armour2003-03-17


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