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Eric Show PPadres

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
11 1655 101 89 7 971 3.66 3.9
Birth Date5-19-1956
Height6' 1"
Weight185 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
1981 SDN 25 15 0 23.0 0.0 23.0 1 3 3 3 0 0 92 17 9 8 2 26 9 6 1 22 3.13 3.19 4.37 0.1 0.0
1982 SDN 26 47 14 150.0 89.0 61.0 10 6 3 2 9 0 611 117 49 44 10 171 48 45 5 88 2.64 3.50 4.22 5.6 1.1
1983 SDN 27 35 33 200.7 198.7 2.0 15 12 0 1 16 1 857 201 97 93 25 307 74 71 6 120 4.17 4.29 5.19 -6.2 -0.8
1984 SDN 28 32 32 206.7 206.7 0.0 15 9 0 0 21 1 862 175 88 78 18 261 88 84 4 104 3.40 4.25 4.91 5.8 0.6
1985 SDN 29 35 35 233.0 233.0 0.0 12 11 0 0 23 2 977 212 95 80 27 337 87 80 5 141 3.09 4.10 4.34 8.3 0.7
1986 SDN 30 24 22 136.3 133.3 3.0 9 5 0 0 14 0 569 109 47 45 11 159 69 65 4 94 2.97 4.02 4.23 13.4 1.2
1987 SDN 31 34 34 206.3 206.3 0.0 8 16 0 0 20 1 887 188 99 88 26 314 85 78 9 117 3.84 4.74 4.83 9.4 0.9
1988 SDN 32 32 32 234.7 234.7 0.0 16 11 0 0 21 3 936 201 86 85 22 313 53 48 6 144 3.26 3.45 4.07 6.9 0.5
1989 SDN 33 16 16 106.3 106.3 0.0 8 6 0 0 8 2 464 113 59 50 9 179 39 36 2 66 4.23 3.68 4.90 1.4 -0.1
1990 SDN 34 39 12 106.3 58.0 48.3 6 8 1 0 3 0 482 131 74 68 16 202 41 32 4 55 5.76 5.00 5.53 -1.5 -0.3
1991 OAK 35 23 5 51.7 27.7 24.0 1 2 0 0 3 0 231 62 36 34 5 96 17 16 0 20 5.92 4.38 5.02 1.4 0.2
Career3322351655.01493.7161.3101897613810696815267396731712365610561469713.664.104.6644.73.9

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
1979 RNO A+ 28 27 169.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1980 AMA AA 26 26 166.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1981 SDN MLB 15 0 23.0 4.37 85 .233 .244 .311 .338 .251 .259 98 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0
1981 HAW AAA 34 5 85.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1982 SDN MLB 47 14 150.0 4.22 93 .229 .258 .315 .370 .252 .233 97 8.5 0.9 5.6 1.1
1983 SDN MLB 35 33 200.7 5.19 73 .267 .256 .321 .380 .257 .279 99 -6.3 -0.7 -6.2 -0.8
1984 SDN MLB 32 32 206.7 4.91 74 .247 .256 .318 .372 .257 .243 95 -3.7 -0.4 5.8 0.6
1985 SDN MLB 35 35 233.0 4.34 85 .260 .251 .314 .368 .253 .258 93 6.4 0.7 8.3 0.7
1986 SDN MLB 24 22 136.3 4.23 99 .238 .254 .321 .379 .259 .251 100 12.8 1.3 13.4 1.2
1987 SDN MLB 34 34 206.3 4.83 91 .251 .259 .321 .405 .256 .250 97 13.0 1.3 9.4 0.9
1988 SDN MLB 32 32 234.7 4.07 91 .236 .247 .305 .360 .252 .252 97 7.5 0.8 6.9 0.5
1989 SDN MLB 16 16 106.3 4.90 75 .286 .246 .310 .369 .257 .299 99 -0.5 -0.1 1.4 -0.1
1990 SDN MLB 39 12 106.3 5.53 69 .309 .251 .312 .375 .254 .314 100 -2.5 -0.3 -1.5 -0.3
1991 OAK MLB 23 5 51.7 5.02 86 .296 .261 .321 .390 .261 .303 98 1.4 0.2 1.4 0.2
1991 MOD A+ 1 1 2.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 TAC AAA 8 8 40.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 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
1979 RNO A+ 13 9 0 28 27 169.0 144 92 186 12 0% .000 7.7 4.9 0.6 9.9 1.40 3.57 0.0 0.0
1980 AMA AA 12 6 0 26 26 166.0 141 81 144 8 0% .000 7.6 4.4 0.4 7.8 1.34 3.74 0.0 0.0
1981 HAW AAA 7 3 1 34 5 85.0 67 35 70 4 0% .000 7.1 3.7 0.4 7.4 1.20 2.54 0.0 0.0
1981 SDN MLB 1 3 3 15 0 23.0 17 9 22 2 56% .259 6.7 3.5 0.8 8.6 1.13 3.13 0.1 0.0
1982 SDN MLB 10 6 3 47 14 150.0 117 48 88 10 54% .233 7.0 2.9 0.6 5.3 1.10 2.64 5.6 1.1
1983 SDN MLB 15 12 0 35 33 200.7 201 74 120 25 54% .279 9.0 3.3 1.1 5.4 1.37 4.17 -6.2 -0.8
1984 SDN MLB 15 9 0 32 32 206.7 175 88 104 18 45% .243 7.6 3.8 0.8 4.5 1.27 3.40 5.8 0.6
1985 SDN MLB 12 11 0 35 35 233.0 212 87 141 27 43% .258 8.2 3.4 1.0 5.4 1.28 3.09 8.3 0.7
1986 SDN MLB 9 5 0 24 22 136.3 109 69 94 11 41% .251 7.2 4.6 0.7 6.2 1.31 2.97 13.4 1.2
1987 SDN MLB 8 16 0 34 34 206.3 188 85 117 26 43% .250 8.2 3.7 1.1 5.1 1.32 3.84 9.4 0.9
1988 SDN MLB 16 11 0 32 32 234.7 201 53 144 22 47% .252 7.7 2.0 0.8 5.5 1.08 3.26 6.9 0.5
1989 SDN MLB 8 6 0 16 16 106.3 113 39 66 9 43% .299 9.6 3.3 0.8 5.6 1.43 4.23 1.4 -0.1
1990 SDN MLB 6 8 1 39 12 106.3 131 41 55 16 49% .314 11.1 3.5 1.4 4.7 1.62 5.76 -1.5 -0.3
1991 OAK MLB 1 2 0 23 5 51.7 62 17 20 5 40% .303 10.8 3.0 0.9 3.5 1.53 5.92 1.4 0.2
1991 TAC AAA 3 2 0 8 8 40.3 36 9 27 4 0% .000 8.0 2.0 0.9 6.0 1.12 2.68 0.0 0.0
1991 MOD A+ 0 1 0 1 1 2.7 6 1 1 1 0% .000 20.0 3.3 3.3 3.3 2.59 16.67 0.0 0.0

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
1991-04-09 1991-05-04 15-DL 25 22 Right Thumb Infection - -
1989-06-26 1989-10-01 97 85 - Low Back Pinched Nerve - -
1986-08-26 1986-10-06 15-DL 41 36 - Not Disclosed - -
1986-07-08 1986-08-02 25 20 Right Elbow Inflammation - -

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessIn A Pickle: To Communicate a FailureJason Wojciechowski2013-03-15
Wezen-Ball: The Night Pete Rose Broke the RecordLarry Granillo2013-02-12
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Detroit Tigers Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2012-02-24
The Lineup Card: 11 Ballplayers Who Suffered Unusual DemisesBaseball Prospectus2011-11-17
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Cardinals Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2009-01-07
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Josh and Shufflin' PhilSteven Goldman2008-08-05
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Wrigleyville AgoniesSteven Goldman2007-10-08
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Getting Right Back on the HorseJim Baker2007-10-05
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: National League, December 15, 2005-February 11, 2006Christina Kahrl2006-02-15


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2010-06-23 19:00:00 (link to chat)With regards to Ben L's question, I remember in the '80s the Padres had a smart, cerebral pitcher named Eric Show, and they always believed he overthought on the mound and that's why he was never more successful. (He was nuts, too, so that may have had some impact.) Just a thought.
(dcoonce from bloomington indiana)
It's possible. Of course, people are always looking for reasons to explain things, so maybe that's the convenient narrative that got hung on to explain the results. As for the broader question - I mean, at the end of the day, I'm just a guy that runs numbers. I can tell you what the numbers mean, within a certain bound of uncertainty. I think that kind of information is useful in putting a team together and such, but I have no clue if it's helpful to ballplayers. (Colin Wyers)
2008-05-28 13:00:00 (link to chat)Care to entertain why Josh Hamilton's "story" is a feel-good story? Seriously, we shouldn't flaunt a former full-fledged drug addict.
(jlarsen from DRays Bay)
Because he didn't have to come back. He could have just remained an addict and squandered all his abilities on his disease. Anyone who gets their life under control is alright with me. Would you have him wear a scarlet A for Addict on his chest for the rest of his life? Redemption, I think, is something that we should always "flaunt." Look at the healing power of baseball. And just to give you a sense of HOW unusual it is, since I've been thinking about the 1980s, a lot of ballplayers from that period who had drug problems ended up dead - Rod Scurry, Alan Wiggins, Eric Show, Steve Howe - Hamilton's story had a pretty big alternative ending, and it wasn't pretty. (Steven Goldman)


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