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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
9 0 0.00 0
Birth Date11-23-1971
Height6' 5"
Weight200 lbs
BatsR
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
1994 TOR 22 1 0 2.0 0.0 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 5 2 2 1 8 2 2 0 0 9.00 12.70 9.50 -0.9 -0.1
1995 FLO 23 7 0 6.3 0.0 6.3 1 0 0 0 0 0 32 7 2 1 1 12 6 6 0 5 1.42 6.38 4.97 0.1 0.0
1996 OAK 24 12 3 28.7 13.0 15.7 1 3 0 1 0 0 144 37 28 26 3 53 22 21 1 17 8.16 5.83 6.31 0.3 0.0
1997 OAK 25 71 0 96.7 0.0 96.7 9 5 4 4 0 0 425 109 50 46 6 152 40 34 3 57 4.28 4.11 4.46 12.3 1.3
1998 ARI 26 23 0 31.7 0.0 31.7 3 1 0 2 0 0 130 32 14 13 5 49 8 7 1 14 3.69 5.09 5.71 -1.2 -0.1
1998 OAK 26 24 0 36.0 0.0 36.0 1 1 0 1 0 0 174 51 34 29 3 73 14 11 3 19 7.25 4.67 4.97 2.5 0.2
2002 ATL 30 1 0 0.3 0.0 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 1 1 0 4 2 2 0 1 27.00 14.88 0.87 0.4 0.0
2004 FLO 32 7 0 16.3 0.0 16.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 78 24 15 15 5 44 7 7 0 8 8.27 7.24 8.14 -4.6 -0.5
2005 NYA 33 15 9 76.0 59.7 16.3 10 0 0 1 6 1 316 71 27 27 4 105 24 24 5 37 3.20 3.91 4.56 8.7 0.9
2006 NYA 34 11 3 27.7 12.0 15.7 0 3 0 0 0 0 137 42 29 26 9 80 12 11 1 12 8.46 7.96 8.13 -4.7 -0.5

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1989 MED Rk 15 14 70.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 MYR A 27 27 147.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 DUN A+ 24 23 148.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 KNX AA 27 24 135.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 KNX AA 48 9 93.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 TOR MLB 1 0 2.0 9.50 15 .453 .299 .380 .442 .284 .400 98 -0.9 -0.1 -0.9 -0.1
1994 KNX AA 29 11 96.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 SYR AAA 13 0 24.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 FLO MLB 7 0 6.3 4.97 91 .309 .262 .332 .408 .261 .300 98 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0
1995 CHR AAA 33 0 40.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 SYR AAA 1 0 1.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 OAK MLB 12 3 28.7 6.31 84 .304 .277 .348 .446 .267 .337 101 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0
1996 EDM AAA 25 19 119.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 OAK MLB 71 0 96.7 4.46 111 .259 .269 .335 .421 .261 .323 101 13.2 1.3 12.3 1.3
1997 EDM AAA 1 1 5.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .083 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 ARI MLB 23 0 31.7 5.71 73 .238 .268 .335 .419 .263 .265 98 -1.2 -0.1 -1.2 -0.1
1998 OAK MLB 24 0 36.0 4.97 94 .318 .264 .333 .425 .263 .356 93 2.5 0.2 2.5 0.2
1999 DUR AAA 21 18 99.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -1.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 LOU AAA 11 0 21.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -1.167 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 CSP AAA 36 18 131.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.972 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 GWN AAA 41 11 96.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.748 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 SLC AAA 3 0 5.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -1.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 ATL MLB 1 0 0.3 0.87 180 .617 .197 .286 .298 .227 1.000 96 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0
2002 GWN AAA 14 4 31.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .393 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 CAR AA 8 7 41.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .302 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 ABQ AAA 14 14 89.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .286 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 San Wnt 8 8 47.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.744 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 FLO MLB 7 0 16.3 8.14 5 .355 .254 .316 .408 .255 .328 89 -4.9 -0.5 -4.6 -0.5
2004 ABQ AAA 27 24 154.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .352 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 NYA MLB 15 9 76.0 4.56 106 .235 .272 .333 .423 .262 .272 103 8.7 0.9 8.7 0.9
2005 TRN AA 1 1 5.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -1.200 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 COH AAA 11 10 49.0 5.81 70 .275 .274 .338 .421 .253 .302 88 -1.8 -0.2 -1.8 -0.2
2006 NYA MLB 11 3 27.7 8.13 43 .349 .272 .340 .439 .263 .320 105 -4.7 -0.5 -4.7 -0.5
2006 COH AAA 11 8 41.2 5.60 72 .313 .277 .343 .425 .274 .369 101 -1.2 -0.1 -1.2 -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
1989 MED Rk 1 7 0 15 14 70.7 80 31 40 2 0% .000 10.2 3.9 0.3 5.1 1.57 5.86 0.0 0.0
1990 MYR A 9 9 0 27 27 147.7 150 56 96 6 0% .000 9.1 3.4 0.4 5.8 1.39 2.80 0.0 0.0
1991 DUN A+ 8 7 0 24 23 148.3 129 42 92 4 0% .000 7.8 2.5 0.2 5.6 1.15 2.73 0.0 0.0
1992 KNX AA 5 12 0 27 24 135.0 152 61 79 13 0% .000 10.1 4.1 0.9 5.3 1.58 5.27 0.0 0.0
1993 KNX AA 4 4 16 48 9 93.0 99 40 44 5 0% .000 9.6 3.9 0.5 4.3 1.49 3.39 0.0 0.0
1994 TOR MLB 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 5 2 0 1 45% .400 22.5 9.0 4.5 0.0 3.50 9.00 -0.9 -0.1
1994 SYR AAA 3 2 0 13 0 24.3 19 9 15 2 0% .000 7.0 3.3 0.7 5.6 1.15 2.22 0.0 0.0
1994 KNX AA 5 5 5 29 11 96.3 92 38 75 4 0% .000 8.6 3.6 0.4 7.0 1.35 2.99 0.0 0.0
1995 FLO MLB 1 0 0 7 0 6.3 7 6 5 1 38% .300 9.9 8.5 1.4 7.1 2.05 1.42 0.1 0.0
1995 CHR AAA 2 1 10 33 0 40.7 36 10 31 2 0% .000 8.0 2.2 0.4 6.9 1.13 2.87 0.0 0.0
1995 SYR AAA 0 0 0 1 0 1.7 3 1 2 1 0% .000 15.9 5.3 5.3 10.6 2.35 5.29 0.0 0.0
1996 OAK MLB 1 3 0 12 3 28.7 37 22 17 3 49% .337 11.6 6.9 0.9 5.3 2.06 8.16 0.3 0.0
1996 EDM AAA 8 6 1 25 19 119.7 111 28 83 9 0% .000 8.3 2.1 0.7 6.2 1.16 4.29 0.0 0.0
1997 OAK MLB 9 5 4 71 0 96.7 109 40 57 6 53% .323 10.1 3.7 0.6 5.3 1.54 4.28 12.3 1.3
1997 EDM AAA 1 0 0 1 1 5.0 1 0 4 0 0% .083 1.8 0.0 0.0 7.2 0.20 0.00 0.0 0.0
1998 OAK MLB 1 1 0 24 0 36.0 51 14 19 3 48% .356 12.8 3.5 0.8 4.8 1.81 7.25 2.5 0.2
1998 ARI MLB 3 1 0 23 0 31.7 32 8 14 5 50% .265 9.1 2.3 1.4 4.0 1.26 3.69 -1.2 -0.1
1999 DUR AAA 4 6 0 21 18 99.3 118 32 52 16 0% -1.000 10.7 2.9 1.5 4.7 1.51 6.34 0.0 0.0
1999 LOU AAA 1 1 0 11 0 21.0 38 15 11 3 0% -1.167 16.3 6.4 1.3 4.7 2.52 9.43 0.0 0.0
2000 CSP AAA 11 6 0 36 18 131.7 152 43 85 14 0% -.972 10.4 2.9 1.0 5.8 1.48 5.60 0.0 0.0
2001 GWN AAA 10 7 0 41 11 96.3 97 31 61 14 0% -.748 9.1 2.9 1.3 5.7 1.33 3.83 0.0 0.0
2001 SLC AAA 0 1 0 3 0 5.3 8 1 5 1 0% -1.000 13.6 1.7 1.7 8.5 1.70 1.70 0.0 0.0
2002 ATL MLB 0 0 0 1 0 0.3 2 2 1 0 0% 1.000 54.0 54.0 0.0 27.0 12.00 27.00 0.4 0.0
2002 GWN AAA 0 3 0 14 4 31.0 48 14 19 2 0% .393 13.9 4.1 0.6 5.5 2.00 6.39 0.0 0.0
2003 ABQ AAA 6 4 0 14 14 89.3 95 18 56 12 0% .286 9.6 1.8 1.2 5.6 1.27 4.64 0.0 0.0
2003 CAR AA 3 4 0 8 7 41.0 47 14 24 5 0% .302 10.3 3.1 1.1 5.3 1.49 4.83 0.0 0.0
2003 San Wnt 4 0 0 8 8 47.3 37 11 27 5 0% -.744 7.0 2.1 1.0 5.1 1.01 2.09 0.0 0.0
2004 ABQ AAA 9 9 0 27 24 154.7 199 29 109 18 0% .352 11.6 1.7 1.0 6.3 1.47 5.06 0.0 0.0
2004 FLO MLB 0 0 0 7 0 16.3 24 7 8 5 29% .328 13.2 3.9 2.8 4.4 1.90 8.27 -4.6 -0.5
2005 COH AAA 1 4 0 11 10 49.0 62 8 21 5 56% .302 11.4 1.5 0.9 3.9 1.43 4.96 -1.8 -0.2
2005 NYA MLB 10 0 0 15 9 76.0 71 24 37 4 44% .272 8.4 2.8 0.5 4.4 1.25 3.20 8.7 0.9
2005 TRN AA 1 0 0 1 1 5.0 7 1 3 1 0% -1.200 12.6 1.8 1.8 5.4 1.60 3.60 0.0 0.0
2006 NYA MLB 0 3 0 11 3 27.7 42 12 12 9 47% .320 13.7 3.9 2.9 3.9 1.95 8.46 -4.7 -0.5
2006 COH AAA 2 4 0 11 8 41.2 64 12 17 4 41% .369 14.0 2.6 0.9 3.7 1.84 5.68 -1.2 -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

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2006-07-25 2006-08-15 Minors 21 0 Not Disclosed -
2006-03-24 2006-05-01 15-DL 38 23 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring -
1995-05-03 1995-06-14 Minors 42 0 Right Shoulder Strain - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2006 NYA $1,200,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$1,200,000
1 yrTotal$1,200,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 41 d1 yr/$1.2M (06)+$80K incts

Details
  • retired 5/07
  • designated for assignment 6/06 re-signed 1/06, 1 year/$1.2M (06)+$80K bonuses ($15K each 15,20 games started, $25K each 25,30 games started), avoided arbitration 1/06 ($1.45M-$1.025M)
  • contract purchased 7/05 signed as a free agent from FL 1/05 (minor-league contract) FA 10/04 after refusing assignment to Triple-A
  • contract purchased 9/04 sent outright to Triple-A 8/04 designated for assignment 8/04 contract purchased 7/04 designated for assignment 7/04 contract purchased 7/04 sent to minor-league camp 3/04 recalled 4/02

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