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Frank Viola PTwins

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
15 2836.3 176 150 0 1844 3.73 33.3
Birth Date4-19-1960
Height6' 4"
Weight200 lbs
BatsL
ThrowsL
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
1982 MIN 22 22 22 126.0 126.0 0.0 4 10 0 0 8 1 543 152 77 73 22 247 38 36 0 84 5.21 4.53 5.25 6.9 0.7
1983 MIN 23 35 34 210.0 209.0 1.0 7 15 0 0 11 6 949 242 141 128 34 403 92 85 8 127 5.49 5.15 5.50 5.2 0.5
1984 MIN 24 35 35 257.7 257.7 0.0 18 12 0 0 22 5 1047 225 101 92 28 360 73 72 4 149 3.21 3.90 4.91 3.9 0.4
1985 MIN 25 36 36 250.7 250.7 0.0 18 14 0 0 20 6 1059 262 136 114 26 401 68 65 2 135 4.09 3.85 4.31 28.4 3.0
1986 MIN 26 37 37 245.7 245.7 0.0 16 13 0 0 18 5 1053 257 136 123 37 423 83 83 3 191 4.51 4.25 4.46 34.5 3.6
1987 MIN 27 36 36 251.7 251.7 0.0 17 10 0 0 26 2 1037 230 91 81 29 361 66 65 6 197 2.90 3.66 3.81 60.9 6.0
1988 MIN 28 35 35 255.3 255.3 0.0 24 7 0 0 25 2 1031 236 80 75 20 343 54 52 3 193 2.64 3.00 3.47 50.5 5.5
1989 MIN 29 24 24 175.7 175.7 0.0 8 12 0 0 14 2 731 171 80 74 17 266 47 46 3 138 3.79 3.39 3.95 27.7 3.0
1989 NYN 29 12 12 85.3 85.3 0.0 5 5 0 0 7 0 351 75 35 32 5 101 27 24 1 73 3.38 2.70 3.73 9.8 1.0
1990 NYN 30 35 35 249.7 249.7 0.0 20 12 0 0 25 2 1016 227 83 74 15 312 60 58 2 182 2.67 2.88 3.36 44.2 4.8
1991 NYN 31 35 35 231.3 231.3 0.0 13 15 0 0 20 3 980 259 112 102 25 383 54 50 1 132 3.97 3.77 4.28 14.5 1.3
1992 BOS 32 35 35 238.0 238.0 0.0 13 12 0 0 23 2 999 214 99 91 13 293 89 85 7 121 3.44 3.69 4.70 13.7 1.5
1993 BOS 33 29 29 183.7 183.7 0.0 11 8 0 0 16 0 787 180 76 64 12 258 72 67 6 91 3.14 4.13 4.88 18.1 1.8
1994 BOS 34 6 6 31.0 31.0 0.0 1 1 0 0 2 0 136 34 17 16 2 52 17 17 0 9 4.65 5.10 5.17 4.0 0.4
1995 CIN 35 3 3 14.3 14.3 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 64 20 11 10 3 29 3 2 0 4 6.28 5.86 6.44 -0.5 -0.1
1996 TOR 36 6 6 30.3 30.3 0.0 1 3 0 0 1 0 150 43 28 26 6 66 21 18 2 18 7.71 6.91 7.72 -3.4 -0.3
Career4214202836.32835.31.017615000238361193328271303117529442988648254818443.733.834.38318.333.3

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
1981 ORL AA 17 15 97.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1982 MIN MLB 22 22 126.0 5.25 91 .283 .267 .325 .406 .267 .326 107 6.9 0.7 6.9 0.7
1982 TOL AAA 8 8 58.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1983 MIN MLB 35 34 210.0 5.50 86 .290 .265 .322 .403 .265 .303 107 5.2 0.5 5.2 0.5
1984 MIN MLB 35 35 257.7 4.91 88 .242 .264 .323 .400 .266 .248 98 3.9 0.4 3.9 0.4
1985 MIN MLB 36 36 250.7 4.31 107 .263 .262 .325 .410 .268 .285 101 28.4 3.0 28.4 3.0
1986 MIN MLB 37 37 245.7 4.46 111 .267 .261 .324 .403 .264 .298 107 34.5 3.6 34.5 3.6
1987 MIN MLB 36 36 251.7 3.81 126 .231 .263 .330 .420 .265 .272 104 60.9 6.0 60.9 6.0
1988 MIN MLB 35 35 255.3 3.47 125 .235 .256 .316 .383 .262 .284 105 50.5 5.5 50.5 5.5
1989 MIN MLB 24 24 175.7 3.95 114 .260 .257 .320 .382 .263 .293 106 27.7 3.0 27.7 3.0
1989 NYN MLB 12 12 85.3 3.73 103 .231 .250 .312 .366 .258 .286 98 9.0 1.0 9.8 1.0
1990 NYN MLB 35 35 249.7 3.36 119 .233 .257 .315 .377 .256 .280 98 44.2 4.7 44.2 4.8
1991 NYN MLB 35 35 231.3 4.28 93 .278 .251 .310 .376 .255 .305 97 15.6 1.7 14.5 1.3
1992 BOS MLB 35 35 238.0 4.70 94 .243 .262 .328 .390 .267 .261 103 13.7 1.5 13.7 1.5
1993 BOS MLB 29 29 183.7 4.88 100 .252 .266 .334 .414 .265 .277 103 18.1 1.8 18.1 1.8
1994 BOS MLB 6 6 31.0 5.17 104 .272 .268 .333 .434 .263 .296 102 4.0 0.4 4.0 0.4
1995 CIN MLB 3 3 14.3 6.44 62 .284 .258 .314 .393 .249 .315 101 -0.7 -0.1 -0.5 -0.1
1995 DUN A+ 3 3 11.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 IND AAA 6 6 33.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 TOR MLB 6 6 30.3 7.72 54 .337 .279 .352 .437 .268 .359 98 -3.4 -0.3 -3.4 -0.3
1996 KNX AA 4 4 22.0 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
1981 ORL AA 5 4 0 17 15 97.0 112 33 50 9 0% .000 10.4 3.1 0.8 4.6 1.49 3.43 0.0 0.0
1982 MIN MLB 4 10 0 22 22 126.0 152 38 84 22 46% .326 10.9 2.7 1.6 6.0 1.51 5.21 6.9 0.7
1982 TOL AAA 2 3 0 8 8 58.0 61 18 34 3 0% .000 9.5 2.8 0.5 5.3 1.36 3.88 0.0 0.0
1983 MIN MLB 7 15 0 35 34 210.0 242 92 127 34 43% .303 10.4 3.9 1.5 5.4 1.59 5.49 5.2 0.5
1984 MIN MLB 18 12 0 35 35 257.7 225 73 149 28 39% .248 7.9 2.5 1.0 5.2 1.16 3.21 3.9 0.4
1985 MIN MLB 18 14 0 36 36 250.7 262 68 135 26 44% .285 9.4 2.4 0.9 4.8 1.32 4.09 28.4 3.0
1986 MIN MLB 16 13 0 37 37 245.7 257 83 191 37 39% .298 9.4 3.0 1.4 7.0 1.38 4.51 34.5 3.6
1987 MIN MLB 17 10 0 36 36 251.7 230 66 197 29 44% .272 8.2 2.4 1.0 7.0 1.18 2.90 60.9 6.0
1988 MIN MLB 24 7 0 35 35 255.3 236 54 193 20 38% .284 8.3 1.9 0.7 6.8 1.14 2.64 50.5 5.5
1989 NYN MLB 5 5 0 12 12 85.3 75 27 73 5 47% .286 7.9 2.8 0.5 7.7 1.20 3.38 9.8 1.0
1989 MIN MLB 8 12 0 24 24 175.7 171 47 138 17 46% .293 8.8 2.4 0.9 7.1 1.24 3.79 27.7 3.0
1990 NYN MLB 20 12 0 35 35 249.7 227 60 182 15 51% .280 8.2 2.2 0.5 6.6 1.15 2.67 44.2 4.8
1991 NYN MLB 13 15 0 35 35 231.3 259 54 132 25 46% .305 10.1 2.1 1.0 5.1 1.35 3.97 14.5 1.3
1992 BOS MLB 13 12 0 35 35 238.0 214 89 121 13 51% .261 8.1 3.4 0.5 4.6 1.27 3.44 13.7 1.5
1993 BOS MLB 11 8 0 29 29 183.7 180 72 91 12 46% .277 8.8 3.5 0.6 4.5 1.37 3.14 18.1 1.8
1994 BOS MLB 1 1 0 6 6 31.0 34 17 9 2 37% .296 9.9 4.9 0.6 2.6 1.65 4.65 4.0 0.4
1995 CIN MLB 0 1 0 3 3 14.3 20 3 4 3 33% .315 12.6 1.9 1.9 2.5 1.60 6.28 -0.5 -0.1
1995 IND AAA 3 3 0 6 6 33.0 33 6 25 3 0% .000 9.0 1.6 0.8 6.8 1.18 4.09 0.0 0.0
1995 DUN A+ 0 1 0 3 3 11.3 12 3 8 2 0% .000 9.6 2.4 1.6 6.4 1.33 3.98 0.0 0.0
1996 TOR MLB 1 3 0 6 6 30.3 43 21 18 6 50% .359 12.8 6.2 1.8 5.3 2.11 7.71 -3.4 -0.3
1996 KNX AA 0 0 0 4 4 22.0 16 3 15 1 0% .000 6.5 1.2 0.4 6.1 0.86 1.64 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
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 -

Compensation

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  Title Author Date
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 3-9Morris Greenberg2014-03-10
The Week in Quotes: March 3-9Nick Wheatley-Schaller2014-03-10
The Week in Quotes: March 3-9Chris Mosch2014-03-10
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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