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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
6 454.3 18 25 1 415 4.32 5.8
Birth Date1-30-1978
Height6' 6"
Weight200 lbs
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ThrowsR
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
2002 ARI 24 7 5 30.7 27.7 3.0 2 0 0 0 3 0 123 27 11 11 7 52 7 7 1 31 3.23 4.61 4.94 4.6 0.5
2003 ARI 25 16 8 55.0 41.7 13.3 1 4 1 0 2 0 252 61 39 37 7 106 30 25 2 43 6.05 4.81 5.38 5.7 0.5
2004 MON 26 19 19 98.3 98.3 0.0 4 7 0 0 6 0 445 100 58 55 18 178 46 42 8 99 5.03 4.97 5.55 -2.8 -0.3
2005 WAS 27 31 31 198.3 198.3 0.0 9 7 0 0 19 0 817 172 71 69 19 264 65 54 5 185 3.13 3.43 2.94 45.0 4.4
2006 WAS 28 8 8 40.7 40.7 0.0 1 2 0 0 4 0 170 36 21 20 4 61 9 8 3 42 4.43 3.21 3.32 12.6 1.2
2007 WAS 29 7 7 31.3 31.3 0.0 1 5 0 0 1 0 152 39 26 26 5 66 22 21 0 15 7.47 6.40 6.54 -5.4 -0.6
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Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2002 ARI MLB 7 5 30.7 4.94 93 .244 .260 .324 .397 .254 .260 103 4.7 0.5 4.6 0.5
2003 ARI MLB 16 8 55.0 5.38 89 .285 .257 .331 .413 .259 .318 105 4.2 0.4 5.7 0.5
2004 MON MLB 19 19 98.3 5.55 72 .291 .264 .325 .412 .260 .299 92 -0.1 -0.0 -2.8 -0.3
2005 WAS MLB 31 31 198.3 2.94 126 .239 .263 .327 .416 .260 .282 87 46.4 4.7 45.0 4.4
2006 WAS MLB 8 8 40.7 3.32 127 .247 .262 .325 .429 .260 .286 94 11.3 1.1 12.6 1.2
2007 WAS MLB 7 7 31.3 6.54 53 .316 .263 .329 .433 .262 .309 93 -3.7 -0.4 -5.4 -0.6

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
2002 ARI MLB 2 0 0 7 5 30.7 27 7 31 7 28% .260 7.9 2.1 2.1 9.1 1.11 3.23 4.6 0.5
2003 ARI MLB 1 4 1 16 8 55.0 61 30 43 7 35% .318 10.0 4.9 1.1 7.0 1.65 6.05 5.7 0.5
2004 MON MLB 4 7 0 19 19 98.3 100 46 99 18 35% .299 9.2 4.2 1.6 9.1 1.48 5.03 -2.8 -0.3
2005 WAS MLB 9 7 0 31 31 198.3 172 65 185 19 32% .282 7.8 2.9 0.9 8.4 1.19 3.13 45.0 4.4
2006 WAS MLB 1 2 0 8 8 40.7 36 9 42 4 32% .286 8.0 2.0 0.9 9.3 1.11 4.43 12.6 1.2
2007 WAS MLB 1 5 0 7 7 31.3 39 22 15 5 37% .309 11.2 6.3 1.4 4.3 1.95 7.47 -5.4 -0.6

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
2007-05-06 2007-10-01 15-DL 148 132 Right Elbow Surgery Radial Nerve Decompression 2007-09-14 -
2006-07-10 2006-10-06 15-DL 88 72 Right Forearm Surgery Median Nerve Decompression 2006-07-20 -
2006-04-22 2006-06-23 15-DL 62 57 Right Forearm Strain - -
2005-05-16 2005-05-31 15-DL 15 14 - Low Back Spasms - -
2004-04-28 2004-07-16 15-DL 79 67 Right Groin Strain - -
2000-05-25 2000-09-05 Minors 103 0 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2000-05-25 -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2007 WAS $850,000
2006 WAS $450,000
2005 WAS $322,500
2004 MON $310,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$1,932,500
4 yrTotal$1,932,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
4 y 126 dCasey Close1 yr/$0.85M (08)

Details
  • released 3/20/08
  • re-signed 12/12/07 (avoided arbitration), 1 year/$0.85M (08)
  • lost arbitration 2/07 ($1.85M-$0.85M), 1 year/$0.85M (07)
  • re-signed 2/06, 1 year/$0.45M (06)
  • re-signed 2/05, 1 year/$0.3225M (05) acquired in trade from AZ 3/04, 1 year/$0.31M (04) optioned to Triple-A 7/03 recalled 5/03 4/03 optioned to Triple-A 3/03 8/02
  • recalled 7/02 signed 2/02

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, John Patterson threw 77 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 Fourseam Fastball (92mph), Slider (83mph) and Curve (75mph).