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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
22 964 1376.3 73 88 75 4.25 12.2
Birth Date9-25-1969
Height6' 3"
Weight205 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
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 W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
1991 TOR MLB 15 0 14.7 1 0 0 15 17 13 1 .260 104 9.2 10.4 0.6 8.0 45% .304 .325 2.18 5.91 4.91 122 6.23 -0.2
1992 TOR MLB 2 0 3.3 0 0 0 5 2 3 1 .264 100 13.5 5.4 2.7 8.1 60% .444 .348 2.10 6.69 8.10 103 4.17 0.0
1993 FLO MLB 14 6 45.7 2 3 0 57 13 34 3 .251 99 11.2 2.6 0.6 6.7 55% .358 .264 1.53 3.26 5.12 92 4.09 0.7
1994 FLO MLB 24 24 135.0 8 12 0 166 59 72 13 .254 106 11.1 3.9 0.9 4.8 53% .323 .273 1.67 4.65 5.27 116 5.98 -0.0
1995 FLO MLB 28 15 90.3 4 5 0 104 52 60 8 .257 99 10.4 5.2 0.8 6.0 58% .327 .285 1.73 4.78 5.98 118 5.50 0.3
1996 FLO 0 31 8 71.3 2 2 0 85 28 40 7 .251 100 10.7 3.5 0.9 5.0 55% .325 .274 1.58 4.59 4.54 0 0.00 0.0
1996 NYA 0 11 4 17.3 0 2 0 23 14 13 1 .273 98 11.9 7.3 0.5 6.8 52% .367 .299 2.13 5.27 9.35 0 0.00 0.0
1997 CLE 0 9 1 16.7 1 2 0 23 8 14 2 .271 94 12.4 4.3 1.1 7.6 46% .389 .318 1.86 4.65 7.56 0 0.00 0.0
1997 NYA 0 10 0 9.0 0 1 0 15 7 4 1 .258 96 15.0 7.0 1.0 4.0 47% .400 .348 2.44 6.03 10.00 0 0.00 0.0
1998 CIN 0 16 9 62.3 2 4 0 86 27 51 3 .254 103 12.4 3.9 0.4 7.4 50% .392 .281 1.81 3.40 6.21 0 0.00 0.0
1998 MIL 0 28 0 47.7 4 1 0 44 14 43 3 .256 100 8.3 2.6 0.6 8.1 52% .301 .225 1.22 3.09 3.21 0 0.00 0.0
1999 MIL MLB 63 0 93.0 7 4 2 102 38 74 14 .262 99 9.9 3.7 1.4 7.2 47% .308 .264 1.51 4.73 4.65 95 4.57 1.1
2000 MIL MLB 69 0 76.3 3 5 1 73 32 50 7 .265 97 8.6 3.8 0.8 5.9 54% .288 .244 1.38 4.27 3.07 99 4.66 0.9
2001 CHN 0 28 0 28.3 1 1 0 28 9 20 3 .256 96 8.9 2.9 1.0 6.4 50% .294 .260 1.31 4.03 3.18 0 0.00 0.0
2001 MIL 0 52 0 57.7 3 4 4 37 25 46 3 .266 100 5.8 3.9 0.5 7.2 52% .217 .203 1.08 3.49 2.03 0 0.00 0.0
2002 NYN MLB 71 0 77.3 6 3 0 69 36 61 6 .262 94 8.0 4.2 0.7 7.1 58% .280 .254 1.36 3.82 2.91 97 4.02 1.1
2003 NYN MLB 77 0 87.7 1 6 7 87 40 75 6 .266 98 8.9 4.1 0.6 7.7 55% .315 .251 1.45 3.73 3.08 90 3.05 2.2
2004 FLO 0 8 2 16.7 1 0 0 13 7 10 2 .271 91 7.0 3.8 1.1 5.4 47% .244 .237 1.20 4.57 2.70 0 0.00 0.0
2004 HOU 0 26 0 32.0 1 4 0 31 13 26 5 .260 94 8.7 3.7 1.4 7.3 52% .289 .265 1.38 4.86 4.78 0 0.00 0.0
2004 NYN 0 32 0 33.7 5 3 0 41 15 25 5 .261 92 11.0 4.0 1.3 6.7 53% .330 .298 1.66 4.91 4.28 0 0.00 0.0
2005 CIN MLB 73 0 77.7 7 4 15 71 29 61 7 .261 106 8.2 3.4 0.8 7.1 52% .276 .233 1.29 3.79 3.94 89 3.37 1.9
2006 CIN MLB 67 0 73.7 4 4 12 61 34 50 12 .265 97 7.5 4.2 1.5 6.1 46% .227 .252 1.29 5.34 3.54 110 5.45 0.2
2007 CIN MLB 70 0 77.7 2 6 33 67 27 48 4 .265 102 7.8 3.1 0.5 5.6 38% .258 .232 1.21 3.85 3.59 111 4.98 0.4
2008 CIN MLB 72 0 69.3 4 6 0 76 30 46 6 .269 101 9.9 3.9 0.8 6.0 44% .310 .270 1.53 4.33 3.25 114 5.68 -0.3
2009 CIN 0 43 0 38.0 3 3 1 27 17 27 7 .258 95 6.4 4.0 1.7 6.4 45% .183 .253 1.16 5.37 3.32 0 0.00 0.0
2009 MIL 0 25 0 24.0 1 3 0 26 11 10 3 .265 99 9.8 4.1 1.1 3.8 46% .284 .277 1.54 5.47 4.88 0 0.00 0.0
1996 TOT MLB 42 12 88.7 2 4 0 108 42 53 8 .256 100 11.0 4.3 0.8 5.4 54% .333 .280 1.69 4.73 5.48 114 5.95 -0.0
1997 TOT MLB 19 1 25.7 1 3 0 38 15 18 3 .266 95 13.3 5.3 1.1 6.3 47% .393 .329 2.06 5.13 8.42 112 5.99 -0.2
1998 TOT MLB 44 9 110.0 6 5 0 130 41 94 6 .255 102 10.6 3.4 0.5 7.7 51% .356 .258 1.55 3.27 4.91 89 3.82 2.1
2001 TOT MLB 80 0 86.0 4 5 4 65 34 66 6 .263 99 6.8 3.6 0.6 6.9 52% .244 .222 1.15 3.67 2.41 95 3.80 1.5
2004 TOT MLB 66 2 82.3 7 7 0 85 35 61 12 .262 93 9.3 3.8 1.3 6.7 51% .299 .274 1.46 4.82 4.15 103 4.57 0.9
2009 TOT MLB 68 0 62.0 4 6 1 53 28 37 10 .261 97 7.7 4.1 1.5 5.4 46% .226 .263 1.31 5.41 3.92 119 5.91 -0.5
CareerMLB964691376.37388751432604976133.2611009.43.90.96.451%.302.2611.484.324.251044.7712.2

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 W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
1988 STC A- 15 12 62.7 4 4 0 58 26 36 3 .000 8.3 3.7 0.4 5.2 0% .000 .000 1.34 3.51 3.01
1989 MYR A 31 31 172.7 11 13 0 163 86 111 3 .000 8.5 4.5 0.2 5.8 0% .000 .000 1.44 3.35 3.86
1990 DUN A+ 27 27 158.0 10 7 0 158 59 96 2 .000 9.0 3.4 0.1 5.5 0% .000 .000 1.37 3.25 3.70
1991 TOR MLB 15 0 14.7 1 0 0 15 17 13 1 .260 104 9.2 10.4 0.6 8.0 45% .304 .325 2.18 5.91 4.91
1991 KNX AA 24 22 139.3 10 7 0 121 49 114 3 .000 7.8 3.2 0.2 7.4 0% .000 .000 1.22 2.65 2.46
1992 TOR MLB 2 0 3.3 0 0 0 5 2 3 1 .264 100 13.5 5.4 2.7 8.1 60% .444 .348 2.10 6.69 8.10
1992 SYR AAA 12 10 48.3 1 4 0 48 21 30 3 .000 8.9 3.9 0.6 5.6 0% .000 .000 1.43 3.95 4.66
1993 FLO MLB 14 6 45.7 2 3 0 57 13 34 3 .251 99 11.2 2.6 0.6 6.7 55% .358 .264 1.53 3.26 5.12
1993 EDM AAA 22 22 141.0 11 4 0 150 47 117 12 .000 9.6 3.0 0.8 7.5 0% .000 .000 1.40 4.46 3.83
1994 FLO MLB 24 24 135.0 8 12 0 166 59 72 13 .254 106 11.1 3.9 0.9 4.8 53% .323 .273 1.67 4.65 5.27
1995 FLO MLB 28 15 90.3 4 5 0 104 52 60 8 .257 99 10.4 5.2 0.8 6.0 58% .327 .285 1.73 4.78 5.98
1995 BRV A+ 1 1 4.0 0 0 0 4 1 3 0 .000 9.0 2.2 0.0 6.8 0% .000 .000 1.25 2.35 0.00
1995 CHR AAA 1 1 5.0 0 1 0 10 5 0 0 .000 18.0 9.0 0.0 0.0 0% .000 .000 3.00 6.19 9.00
1996 FLO MLB 31 8 71.3 2 2 0 85 28 40 7 .251 100 10.7 3.5 0.9 5.0 55% .325 .274 1.58 4.59 4.54
1996 NYA MLB 11 4 17.3 0 2 0 23 14 13 1 .273 98 11.9 7.3 0.5 6.8 52% .367 .299 2.13 5.27 9.35
1996 CHR AAA 1 1 2.3 0 0 0 5 3 0 0 .000 19.6 11.7 0.0 0.0 0% .000 .000 3.48 7.36 7.83
1996 COH AAA 3 3 16.7 0 2 0 20 5 7 1 .000 10.8 2.7 0.5 3.8 0% .000 .000 1.50 4.28 5.39
1997 CLE MLB 9 1 16.7 1 2 0 23 8 14 2 .271 94 12.4 4.3 1.1 7.6 46% .389 .318 1.86 4.65 7.56
1997 NYA MLB 10 0 9.0 0 1 0 15 7 4 1 .258 96 15.0 7.0 1.0 4.0 47% .400 .348 2.44 6.03 10.00
1997 BUF AAA 11 11 68.7 4 3 0 71 17 51 7 .000 9.3 2.2 0.9 6.7 0% .298 .000 1.28 3.54 3.14
1997 COH AAA 5 5 36.7 2 2 0 35 7 35 3 .000 8.6 1.7 0.7 8.6 0% .311 .000 1.14 2.95 3.19
1998 CIN MLB 16 9 62.3 2 4 0 86 27 51 3 .254 103 12.4 3.9 0.4 7.4 50% .392 .281 1.81 3.40 6.21
1998 MIL MLB 28 0 47.7 4 1 0 44 14 43 3 .256 100 8.3 2.6 0.6 8.1 52% .301 .225 1.22 3.09 3.21
1999 MIL MLB 63 0 93.0 7 4 2 102 38 74 14 .262 99 9.9 3.7 1.4 7.2 47% .308 .264 1.51 4.73 4.65
2000 MIL MLB 69 0 76.3 3 5 1 73 32 50 7 .265 97 8.6 3.8 0.8 5.9 54% .288 .244 1.38 4.27 3.07
2001 CHN MLB 28 0 28.3 1 1 0 28 9 20 3 .256 96 8.9 2.9 1.0 6.4 50% .294 .260 1.31 4.03 3.18
2001 MIL MLB 52 0 57.7 3 4 4 37 25 46 3 .266 100 5.8 3.9 0.5 7.2 52% .217 .203 1.08 3.49 2.03
2002 NYN MLB 71 0 77.3 6 3 0 69 36 61 6 .262 94 8.0 4.2 0.7 7.1 58% .280 .254 1.36 3.82 2.91
2003 NYN MLB 77 0 87.7 1 6 7 87 40 75 6 .266 98 8.9 4.1 0.6 7.7 55% .315 .251 1.45 3.73 3.08
2004 FLO MLB 8 2 16.7 1 0 0 13 7 10 2 .271 91 7.0 3.8 1.1 5.4 47% .244 .237 1.20 4.57 2.70
2004 HOU MLB 26 0 32.0 1 4 0 31 13 26 5 .260 94 8.7 3.7 1.4 7.3 52% .289 .265 1.38 4.86 4.78
2004 NYN MLB 32 0 33.7 5 3 0 41 15 25 5 .261 92 11.0 4.0 1.3 6.7 53% .330 .298 1.66 4.91 4.28
2005 CIN MLB 73 0 77.7 7 4 15 71 29 61 7 .261 106 8.2 3.4 0.8 7.1 52% .276 .233 1.29 3.79 3.94
2006 CIN MLB 67 0 73.7 4 4 12 61 34 50 12 .265 97 7.5 4.2 1.5 6.1 46% .227 .252 1.29 5.34 3.54
2007 CIN MLB 70 0 77.7 2 6 33 67 27 48 4 .265 102 7.8 3.1 0.5 5.6 38% .258 .232 1.21 3.85 3.59
2008 CIN MLB 72 0 69.3 4 6 0 76 30 46 6 .269 101 9.9 3.9 0.8 6.0 44% .310 .270 1.53 4.33 3.25
2008 DYT A 2 1 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 .258 103 0.0 0.0 0.0 13.5 67% .000 .004 0.00 0.27 0.00
2008 LOU AAA 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .307 100 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 50% .000 .000 0.00 1.32 0.00
2009 CIN MLB 43 0 38.0 3 3 1 27 17 27 7 .258 95 6.4 4.0 1.7 6.4 45% .183 .253 1.16 5.37 3.32
2009 MIL MLB 25 0 24.0 1 3 0 26 11 10 3 .265 99 9.8 4.1 1.1 3.8 46% .284 .277 1.54 5.47 4.88

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 1155 0.4398 0.4268 0.8154 0.6299 0.2674 0.8906 0.6763 0.1846
2009 1002 0.4491 0.4172 0.8278 0.6267 0.2464 0.8830 0.7132 0.1722
Career21570.44410.42230.82120.62840.25760.88710.69340.1788

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
2008-04-20 2008-05-05 15-DL 15 14 Left Elbow Nerve Injury Ulnar Neuritis -
2006-06-12 2006-06-17 DTD 5 4 Right Shoulder Inflammation -
2006-01-19 2006-02-28 Off 40 0 Right Hand Strain Extensor Tendon -
2005-11-15 2005-11-15 Off 0 0 Right Knee Surgery 2005-11-15
2005-07-19 2005-07-23 DTD 4 4 Low Back Strain -
2000-08-02 2000-08-22 15-DL 20 17 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique - -
1995-06-26 1995-07-12 15-DL 16 13 Right Fingers Laceration Little Finger - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2010 MIL $400,000
2009 CIN $3,500,000
2009 CIN $3,500,000
2008 CIN $2,750,000
2007 CIN $2,250,000
2006 CIN $1,500,000
2005 CIN $1,250,000
2004 NYN $3,600,000
2003 NYN $3,300,000
2002 NYN $1,833,333
2001 MIL $1,200,000
2000 MIL $650,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
11 yrPrevious$25,733,333
11 yrTotal$25,733,333

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
15 y 44 dDan Horwits1 year/$3.9M (2009), 2010 option

Details
  • 1 year/$3.9M (2009). Accepted Cincinnati's offer of arbitration 12/7/08. Re-signed 1/28/09 (avoided arbitration, $4.6M-$3M). 09:$3.5M, 10:$3.7M club option ($0.4M buyout). Acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Cincinnati 8/9/09. Milwaukee declined 2010 option 11/6/09.
  • 2 years/$5M (2007-08). Re-signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/06. 07:$2.25M, 08:$2.7M. $0.8M in performance bonuses based on GF (between 35 and 65 GF).
  • 1 year/$1.35M (2005), plus 2006 club option. Signed as a free agent 12/04. 05:$1.25M, 06:$1.25M club option ($0.1M buyout). 2006 option vests at: $1.25M with 55 g in 2005. $1.3M with 60 g in 2005. $1.4M with 65 g in 2005. $1.5M with 70 g in 2005 (appeared in 73 g).
  • 3 years/$9.4M (2002-04). $1M signing bonus. 02:$1.5M, 03:$3.3M, 04:$3.6M. $0.1M for 70, 75, 80 g, up to $0.75M for GF.
  • 2 years/$1.85M (2000-01)

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DateQuestionAnswer
2010-03-26 13:00:00 (link to chat)Do you see any free agents with solid fantasy value out there? Jermaine Dye, Elijah Dukes, Pedro, am I forgetting somebody?
(dangor from New York)
John Smoltz, at least as a reliever, is somebody who can help if he's so inclined, though I guess he's content to go the broadcast route for the moment. A healthy Jarrod Washburn can certainly sponge up a useful number of innings. David Weathers is a handy reliever to have around even at his age. Carlos Delgado might still have something left once he recovers from hip surgery. Gary Sheffield is still a badass who can be a useful bench bat if so inclined, and Joe Crede can pick it at the hot corner if his back is right. (Jay Jaffe)
2009-09-24 14:00:00 (link to chat)Okay, so I will be the 5,786th person to ask this: Chamberlain or Gaudin for Game 4 of the (possible) ALCS? I still say Chamberlain as I can see him handling anyone on his day.
(jschmeagol from college park, md)
Well, I choose Chamberlain, in part because the Yankees have a fair amount of effective relievers, so Chamberlain wouldn't be a high-leverage guy. If this were the Phillies, it'd be different.

Mostly, I think the debate is silly. The #4 guy starts once a series, throws maybe six innings, usually less. The 1996 Yankees used...what was it, Kenny Rogers?...three times, got no good starts and won the World Series. David Weathers seemed to pitch great in all three games. Hell, with the additional off days, you should probably use a three-man rotation, anyway. (Joe Sheehan)
2009-07-01 14:00:00 (link to chat)If the Reds aren't going to go after anyone, so they instead become sellers, and if so, whom do they shop and what do they look for in return? Also, going to France this week--really just Paris and Normandy. Been to Les Invalides before, but what else would you recommend seeing? Thanks!
(Uncle Rhett from Dayton, OH)
Encarnacion's injury issues make it hard to flip him, but the questions over his ultimate upside and whether he should play third for anybody should encourage the shopping of him. They could probably peddle Bronson Arroyo to a starter-needy near-contender for something of value, and I'd be willing to bundle David Weathers and Arthur Lee Rhodes if they wanted to avoid making early-October plans.

As for France, if you want to see a hint at what Tolkien described as Mordor, and want a general freak-out between the creepy vibe (not just at the Ossuary), go to Verdun. Knocking around the Ardennes is interesting. I'd also make a trip to Brussels, because the lay of the land at Waterloo is quite instructive (even with the Lions' Mound ruining one side of it), and the various Royal Museums in town are excellent, especially the King's collection of Flemish masters. (Christina Kahrl)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, David Weathers threw 2,688 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2009, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2009, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (88mph), Sinker (88mph) and Slider (84mph), also mixing in a Change (84mph).