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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
15 1168 61 65 8 925 4.73 8.1
Birth Date1-16-1970
Height6' 3"
Weight245 lbs
BatsL
ThrowsL
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
1995 SDN 0 19 0 25.7 24 11 37 5 .257 98 8.4 3.9 1.8 13.0 33% .328 .265 1.36 4.00 4.21 0 0.00 0.0
1995 SEA 0 19 0 19.3 20 23 26 6 .261 102 9.3 10.7 2.8 12.1 43% .311 .339 2.22 8.21 7.91 0 0.00 0.0
1996 MIL 0 23 0 24.7 14 18 19 4 .274 99 5.1 6.6 1.5 6.9 40% .169 .239 1.30 6.49 3.28 0 0.00 0.0
1996 SDN 0 21 0 18.3 17 7 19 2 .249 97 8.3 3.4 1.0 9.3 37% .306 .231 1.31 3.75 2.95 0 0.00 0.0
1997 MIL MLB 50 0 52.7 54 36 40 4 .260 98 9.2 6.2 0.7 6.8 39% .318 .265 1.71 4.72 3.42 111 5.22 0.0
1998 CLE MLB 25 0 27.0 30 22 15 3 .264 101 10.0 7.3 1.0 5.0 42% .310 .300 1.93 6.22 6.00 126 6.66 -0.4
1999 CIN MLB 29 22 142.7 114 73 97 8 .253 100 7.2 4.6 0.5 6.1 48% .248 .232 1.31 4.08 4.23 106 4.50 2.5
2000 CIN MLB 35 23 141.0 154 78 77 22 .256 104 9.8 5.0 1.4 4.9 48% .289 .282 1.65 5.84 5.43 123 6.17 0.1
2001 COL 0 22 6 46.7 56 29 48 6 .257 123 10.8 5.6 1.2 9.3 58% .362 .264 1.82 4.55 6.36 0 0.00 0.0
2001 HOU 0 31 6 68.0 77 24 65 12 .256 105 10.2 3.2 1.6 8.6 57% .332 .277 1.49 4.62 5.56 0 0.00 0.0
2002 PIT MLB 45 7 93.0 95 34 55 8 .252 106 9.2 3.3 0.8 5.3 56% .293 .257 1.39 4.07 5.81 107 4.93 0.5
2003 HOU MLB 19 19 106.7 91 48 91 16 .253 106 7.7 4.0 1.4 7.7 41% .260 .247 1.30 4.71 4.13 96 4.75 1.1
2004 SEA MLB 56 10 117.0 102 64 86 12 .261 101 7.8 4.9 0.9 6.6 40% .258 .259 1.42 4.97 4.08 111 4.94 0.9
2005 FLO 0 27 0 23.7 24 12 29 2 .259 95 9.1 4.6 0.8 11.0 41% .344 .264 1.52 3.41 6.85 0 0.00 0.0
2005 SEA 0 52 0 40.3 33 23 41 2 .267 95 7.4 5.1 0.4 9.1 46% .290 .256 1.39 3.75 2.45 0 0.00 0.0
2006 NYA MLB 70 0 80.3 75 51 72 9 .258 106 8.4 5.7 1.0 8.1 34% .288 .265 1.57 4.91 5.04 99 4.59 1.0
2007 NYA MLB 37 0 42.3 36 18 25 5 .262 102 7.7 3.8 1.1 5.3 37% .248 .233 1.28 5.15 4.25 108 3.99 0.7
2008 SLN MLB 74 0 50.0 45 37 50 4 .265 96 8.1 6.7 0.7 9.0 41% .301 .277 1.64 4.49 4.68 103 5.37 -0.0
2009 WAS MLB 63 0 48.7 54 29 33 6 .265 96 10.0 5.4 1.1 6.1 42% .304 .296 1.71 5.21 4.25 115 5.76 -0.3
1995 TOT MLB 38 0 45.0 44 34 63 11 .259 100 8.8 6.8 2.2 12.6 38% .320 .300 1.73 5.81 5.80 94 6.84 -0.7
1996 TOT MLB 44 0 43.0 31 25 38 6 .263 98 6.5 5.2 1.3 8.0 39% .231 .236 1.30 5.32 3.14 103 4.52 0.5
2001 TOT MLB 53 12 114.7 133 53 113 18 .256 113 10.4 4.2 1.4 8.9 57% .344 .271 1.62 4.59 5.89 92 5.96 -0.5
2005 TOT MLB 79 0 64.0 57 35 70 4 .264 95 8.0 4.9 0.6 9.8 44% .310 .259 1.44 3.62 4.08 90 4.21 0.9
CareerMLB717931168.01115637925136.2581038.64.91.07.144%.286.2631.504.824.731055.206.5

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
1993 RIV A+ 16 16 83.3 74 62 82 5 .000 8.0 6.7 0.5 8.9 0% .000 .000 1.63 4.40 4.21
1993 JAX AA 11 11 63.7 49 41 66 6 .000 6.9 5.8 0.8 9.3 0% .000 .000 1.41 4.26 4.38
1994 JAX AA 41 5 79.3 56 68 94 7 .000 6.4 7.7 0.8 10.7 0% .000 .000 1.56 4.45 3.86
1995 SDN MLB 19 0 25.7 24 11 37 5 .257 98 8.4 3.9 1.8 13.0 33% .328 .265 1.36 4.00 4.21
1995 SEA MLB 19 0 19.3 20 23 26 6 .261 102 9.3 10.7 2.8 12.1 43% .311 .339 2.22 8.21 7.91
1995 TAC AAA 22 0 29.7 9 19 43 1 .000 2.7 5.8 0.3 13.0 0% .000 .000 0.94 3.28 0.61
1996 MIL MLB 23 0 24.7 14 18 19 4 .274 99 5.1 6.6 1.5 6.9 40% .169 .239 1.30 6.49 3.28
1996 SDN MLB 21 0 18.3 17 7 19 2 .249 97 8.3 3.4 1.0 9.3 37% .306 .231 1.31 3.75 2.95
1996 LVG AAA 23 0 22.0 13 9 29 0 .000 5.3 3.7 0.0 11.9 0% .000 .000 1.00 2.25 1.64
1997 MIL MLB 50 0 52.7 54 36 40 4 .260 98 9.2 6.2 0.7 6.8 39% .318 .265 1.71 4.72 3.42
1998 CLE MLB 25 0 27.0 30 22 15 3 .264 101 10.0 7.3 1.0 5.0 42% .310 .300 1.93 6.22 6.00
1998 BUF AAA 23 0 22.3 20 11 28 2 .000 8.1 4.4 0.8 11.3 0% .000 .000 1.39 3.54 2.02
1999 CIN MLB 29 22 142.7 114 73 97 8 .253 100 7.2 4.6 0.5 6.1 48% .248 .232 1.31 4.08 4.23
1999 IND AAA 18 0 19.0 9 13 23 1 .000 4.3 6.2 0.5 10.9 0% .000 .000 1.16 3.90 1.42
2000 CIN MLB 35 23 141.0 154 78 77 22 .256 104 9.8 5.0 1.4 4.9 48% .289 .282 1.65 5.84 5.43
2001 COL MLB 22 6 46.7 56 29 48 6 .257 123 10.8 5.6 1.2 9.3 58% .362 .264 1.82 4.55 6.36
2001 HOU MLB 31 6 68.0 77 24 65 12 .256 105 10.2 3.2 1.6 8.6 57% .332 .277 1.49 4.62 5.56
2002 PIT MLB 45 7 93.0 95 34 55 8 .252 106 9.2 3.3 0.8 5.3 56% .293 .257 1.39 4.07 5.81
2003 HOU MLB 19 19 106.7 91 48 91 16 .253 106 7.7 4.0 1.4 7.7 41% .260 .247 1.30 4.71 4.13
2003 NWO AAA 5 5 29.3 24 10 18 0 .000 7.4 3.1 0.0 5.5 0% .276 .000 1.16 3.09 1.23
2003 TUC AAA 15 0 25.3 20 12 22 2 .000 7.1 4.3 0.7 7.8 0% .269 .000 1.26 4.13 3.56
2004 SEA MLB 56 10 117.0 102 64 86 12 .261 101 7.8 4.9 0.9 6.6 40% .258 .259 1.42 4.97 4.08
2005 FLO MLB 27 0 23.7 24 12 29 2 .259 95 9.1 4.6 0.8 11.0 41% .344 .264 1.52 3.41 6.85
2005 SEA MLB 52 0 40.3 33 23 41 2 .267 95 7.4 5.1 0.4 9.1 46% .290 .256 1.39 3.75 2.45
2006 NYA MLB 70 0 80.3 75 51 72 9 .258 106 8.4 5.7 1.0 8.1 34% .288 .265 1.57 4.91 5.04
2007 NYA MLB 37 0 42.3 36 18 25 5 .262 102 7.7 3.8 1.1 5.3 37% .248 .233 1.28 5.15 4.25
2007 SWB AAA 17 0 23.7 21 10 27 0 .256 92 8.0 3.8 0.0 10.3 50% .310 .262 1.31 2.29 1.90
2008 SLN MLB 74 0 50.0 45 37 50 4 .265 96 8.1 6.7 0.7 9.0 41% .301 .277 1.64 4.49 4.68
2009 WAS MLB 63 0 48.7 54 29 33 6 .265 96 10.0 5.4 1.1 6.1 42% .304 .296 1.71 5.21 4.25
2009 SYR AAA 8 0 7.7 4 2 5 1 .247 106 4.7 2.3 1.2 5.8 33% .150 .166 0.78 4.71 2.34
2010 SYR AAA 41 1 42.3 50 30 25 7 .257 105 10.6 6.4 1.5 5.3 50% .319 .305 1.89 6.96 6.60

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
2008 941 0.4368 0.4134 0.8072 0.6083 0.2623 0.8880 0.6619 0.1928
2009 914 0.4486 0.4354 0.7940 0.6537 0.2579 0.8694 0.6385 0.1985
Career18550.44260.42420.80070.63070.26010.87880.65040.1956

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
2010-04-06 2010-04-27 Minors 21 17 Not Disclosed - ----
2007-08-24 2007-09-08 15-DL 15 14 - Low Back Strain -
2002-08-15 2002-09-01 15-DL 17 16 Left Elbow Inflammation Tendonitis -
1998-08-15 1998-09-01 15-DL 17 16 Right Abdomen Strain Oblique - -
1994-04-19 1994-05-05 Minors 16 0 Left Ankle Sprain - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2008 SLN $600,000
2006 NYA $2,250,000
2005 SEA $1,700,000
2004 SEA $1,000,000
2002 PIT $900,000
2001 COL $2,800,000
2000 CIN $1,600,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
7 yrPrevious$10,850,000
7 yrTotal$10,850,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
11 y 79 d

Details
  • 1 year (2011). Re-signed by Washington as a free agent 3/11 (minor-league contract). Released by Washington 3/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Re-signed by Washington as a free agent 2/17/10 (minor-league contract). Released by Washington 3/15/10. Re-signed by Washington as a free agent 4/19/10 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2009). Re-signed by NY Mets as a free agent 2/27/09 (minor-league contract). $0.6M in majors). Released by NY Mets 3/27/09. Signed by Washington as a free agent 4/10/09 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased 5/7/09.
  • 1 year/$0.6M (2008). Signed as a free agent 2/19/08 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by St. Louis 3/30/08.
  • 1 year (2007). Re-signed as a free agent 2/07 (minor-league contract). Released by NY Yankees 4/07. Re-signed 4/07 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased 5/15/07.
  • 2 years/$4.2M (2005-06). $0.5M signing bonus. 05:$1.7M, 06:$2M. Performance bonuses: $0.1M based on appearances, $1M bonus for making 30 starts.
  • 1 year/$1M (2004). Signed as a free agent 2/04.
  • 1 year/$2.8M (2001). $0.45M in performance bonuses (20 GS &
  • 120 IP).

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, Ron Villone threw 2,008 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2009, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and the MLB Postseason. In 2009, he relied primarily on his Sinker (89mph), Slider (83mph) and Fourseam Fastball (90mph), also mixing in a Change (83mph). He also rarely threw a Curve (79mph).