Biographical

Portrait of Frank Viola

Frank Viola P

Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
0 0 0.00
Birth Date4-19-1960
Height6' 4"
Weight200 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.
Multiple stints are are currently shownClick to hide.
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
1982 MIN MLB 22 22 126.0 152 38 84 22 .267 107 10.9 2.7 1.6 6.0 46% .326 .283 1.51 4.53 5.21 91 5.23 -0.3
1983 MIN MLB 35 34 210.0 242 92 127 34 .265 107 10.4 3.9 1.5 5.4 43% .303 .290 1.59 5.15 5.49 117 4.94 0.4
1984 MIN MLB 35 35 257.7 225 73 149 28 .266 98 7.9 2.5 1.0 5.2 39% .248 .242 1.16 3.90 3.21 98 3.61 4.4
1985 MIN MLB 36 36 250.7 262 68 135 26 .268 101 9.4 2.4 0.9 4.8 44% .285 .263 1.32 3.85 4.09 99 4.37 2.6
1986 MIN MLB 37 37 245.7 257 83 191 37 .264 107 9.4 3.0 1.4 7.0 39% .298 .267 1.38 4.25 4.51 97 3.51 5.2
1987 MIN MLB 36 36 251.7 230 66 197 29 .265 104 8.2 2.4 1.0 7.0 44% .272 .231 1.18 3.66 2.90 80 3.44 6.5
1988 MIN MLB 35 35 255.3 236 54 193 20 .262 105 8.3 1.9 0.7 6.8 38% .284 .235 1.14 3.00 2.64 78 2.82 6.7
1989 MIN 0 24 24 175.7 171 47 138 17 .263 106 8.8 2.4 0.9 7.1 46% .293 .260 1.24 3.39 3.79 0 0.00 0.0
1989 NYN 0 12 12 85.3 75 27 73 5 .258 98 7.9 2.8 0.5 7.7 47% .286 .231 1.20 2.70 3.38 0 0.00 0.0
1990 NYN MLB 35 35 249.7 227 60 182 15 .256 98 8.2 2.2 0.5 6.6 51% .280 .233 1.15 2.88 2.67 77 3.05 6.3
1991 NYN MLB 35 35 231.3 259 54 132 25 .255 97 10.1 2.1 1.0 5.1 46% .305 .278 1.35 3.77 3.97 96 4.19 2.9
1992 BOS MLB 35 35 238.0 214 89 121 13 .267 103 8.1 3.4 0.5 4.6 51% .261 .243 1.27 3.69 3.44 100 3.88 3.1
1993 BOS MLB 29 29 183.7 180 72 91 12 .265 103 8.8 3.5 0.6 4.5 46% .277 .252 1.37 4.13 3.14 114 5.18 0.9
1994 BOS MLB 6 6 31.0 34 17 9 2 .263 102 9.9 4.9 0.6 2.6 37% .296 .272 1.65 5.10 4.65 134 6.91 -0.3
1995 CIN MLB 3 3 14.3 20 3 4 3 .249 101 12.6 1.9 1.9 2.5 33% .315 .284 1.60 5.86 6.28 124 6.72 -0.1
1996 TOR MLB 6 6 30.3 43 21 18 6 .268 98 12.8 6.2 1.8 5.3 50% .359 .337 2.11 6.91 7.71 111 6.19 -0.0
1989 TOT MLB 36 36 261.0 246 74 211 22 .261 103 8.5 2.6 0.8 7.3 46% .291 .251 1.23 3.16 3.66 75 2.92 6.6
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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.
Minor league stats are currently shownClick to hide.
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
1981 ORL AA 17 15 97.0 112 33 50 9 .000 10.4 3.1 0.8 4.6 0% .000 .000 1.49 3.82 3.43
1982 MIN MLB 22 22 126.0 152 38 84 22 .267 107 10.9 2.7 1.6 6.0 46% .326 .283 1.51 4.53 5.21
1982 TOL AAA 8 8 58.0 61 18 34 3 .000 9.5 2.8 0.5 5.3 0% .000 .000 1.36 3.16 3.88
1983 MIN MLB 35 34 210.0 242 92 127 34 .265 107 10.4 3.9 1.5 5.4 43% .303 .290 1.59 5.15 5.49
1984 MIN MLB 35 35 257.7 225 73 149 28 .266 98 7.9 2.5 1.0 5.2 39% .248 .242 1.16 3.90 3.21
1985 MIN MLB 36 36 250.7 262 68 135 26 .268 101 9.4 2.4 0.9 4.8 44% .285 .263 1.32 3.85 4.09
1986 MIN MLB 37 37 245.7 257 83 191 37 .264 107 9.4 3.0 1.4 7.0 39% .298 .267 1.38 4.25 4.51
1987 MIN MLB 36 36 251.7 230 66 197 29 .265 104 8.2 2.4 1.0 7.0 44% .272 .231 1.18 3.66 2.90
1988 MIN MLB 35 35 255.3 236 54 193 20 .262 105 8.3 1.9 0.7 6.8 38% .284 .235 1.14 3.00 2.64
1989 MIN MLB 24 24 175.7 171 47 138 17 .263 106 8.8 2.4 0.9 7.1 46% .293 .260 1.24 3.39 3.79
1989 NYN MLB 12 12 85.3 75 27 73 5 .258 98 7.9 2.8 0.5 7.7 47% .286 .231 1.20 2.70 3.38
1990 NYN MLB 35 35 249.7 227 60 182 15 .256 98 8.2 2.2 0.5 6.6 51% .280 .233 1.15 2.88 2.67
1991 NYN MLB 35 35 231.3 259 54 132 25 .255 97 10.1 2.1 1.0 5.1 46% .305 .278 1.35 3.77 3.97
1992 BOS MLB 35 35 238.0 214 89 121 13 .267 103 8.1 3.4 0.5 4.6 51% .261 .243 1.27 3.69 3.44
1993 BOS MLB 29 29 183.7 180 72 91 12 .265 103 8.8 3.5 0.6 4.5 46% .277 .252 1.37 4.13 3.14
1994 BOS MLB 6 6 31.0 34 17 9 2 .263 102 9.9 4.9 0.6 2.6 37% .296 .272 1.65 5.10 4.65
1995 CIN MLB 3 3 14.3 20 3 4 3 .249 101 12.6 1.9 1.9 2.5 33% .315 .284 1.60 5.86 6.28
1995 DUN A+ 3 3 11.3 12 3 8 2 .000 9.6 2.4 1.6 6.4 0% .000 .000 1.33 4.78 3.98
1995 IND AAA 6 6 33.0 33 6 25 3 .000 9.0 1.6 0.8 6.8 0% .000 .000 1.18 3.39 4.09
1996 TOR MLB 6 6 30.3 43 21 18 6 .268 98 12.8 6.2 1.8 5.3 50% .359 .337 2.11 6.91 7.71
1996 KNX AA 4 4 22.0 16 3 15 1 .000 6.5 1.2 0.4 6.1 0% .000 .000 0.86 2.95 1.64

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
1995-09-06 1995-10-15 60-DL 39 24 - Neck Strain - -
1994-05-04 1994-08-11 60-DL 99 89 Left Elbow Surgery Flexor Tendon and Possible Tommy John Surgery 1994-05-17 -
1993-10-01 1993-10-01 Off 0 0 Left Elbow Surgery 1993-10-01 -

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Kershaw Day: In the Unlikely Event Kershaw Never Throws Another Pitch...Brendan Gawlowski2015-03-09
Raising Aces: Ghosts of World Series PastDoug Thorburn2014-10-24
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: The Rockies' Other Big BatDaniel Rathman2014-05-19
The Week in Quotes: March 3-9Chris Mosch2014-03-10
The Week in Quotes: March 3-9Morris Greenberg2014-03-10
The Week in Quotes: March 3-9Nick Wheatley-Schaller2014-03-10
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Preview: Tuesday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-07-08
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Those Sinister DuosJim Baker2006-03-17
This article requires BP Premium accessClass of 2006: The RelieversJay Jaffe2005-12-20
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Balking At WalksJim Baker2005-06-03
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: The Value of HorsesJim Baker2005-03-09
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: What's the Value of a Deadline Deal?Steven Goldman2004-08-06
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: 1984 Part III: GhostbustersSteven Goldman2004-02-19
This article requires BP Premium accessTesting the Nexus: Pitcher Age and Workload EffectsLee Sinins2003-04-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTesting the Nexus: Pitcher Age and Workload EffectsWill Carroll2003-04-16


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