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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
12 858.7 42 54 16 542 4.45 5.1
Birth Date12-23-1968
Height6' 4"
Weight215 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 PIT 25 43 5 75.3 28.3 47.0 4 5 6 3 3 0 317 79 35 32 9 125 17 14 6 38 3.82 4.53 5.35 -0.1 -0.0
1995 PIT 26 15 9 55.0 45.3 9.7 2 3 0 0 3 0 247 66 33 29 3 89 18 18 2 29 4.75 3.81 5.04 3.5 0.4
1998 TBA 29 38 3 68.7 14.3 54.3 2 6 0 1 1 0 289 66 32 29 8 103 23 21 2 39 3.80 4.69 5.60 1.2 0.2
1999 TBA 30 63 1 108.0 2.3 105.7 5 3 0 5 0 0 480 132 56 49 8 185 38 33 1 81 4.08 3.75 4.17 20.0 1.9
2000 NYN 31 22 0 28.3 0.0 28.3 2 3 1 1 0 0 127 26 14 12 2 39 12 10 2 20 3.81 4.04 3.82 4.8 0.4
2000 TBA 31 44 0 71.3 0.0 71.3 3 6 2 4 0 0 293 57 30 27 7 90 26 23 5 47 3.41 4.49 5.40 3.4 0.3
2001 NYN 32 55 0 69.7 0.0 69.7 4 5 2 2 0 0 299 71 38 30 7 109 17 13 2 51 3.88 3.67 4.14 6.5 0.6
2002 COL 33 41 0 40.7 0.0 40.7 2 6 0 1 0 0 182 49 30 28 4 79 18 14 1 27 6.20 4.23 5.13 2.8 0.3
2002 SLN 33 20 0 22.0 0.0 22.0 3 1 0 1 0 0 82 13 3 2 0 18 3 2 0 14 0.82 2.01 2.81 5.3 0.5
2003 CHA 34 34 0 47.7 0.0 47.7 1 2 1 0 0 0 207 56 39 35 11 104 13 11 1 37 6.61 5.42 6.18 -1.6 -0.2
2003 HOU 34 15 0 19.3 0.0 19.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 86 18 9 8 2 30 8 8 3 17 3.72 4.27 5.07 1.2 0.1
2004 CLE 35 59 0 78.3 0.0 78.3 5 5 1 2 0 0 340 88 52 46 15 159 29 22 2 44 5.29 5.71 6.45 -0.7 -0.1
2005 PIT 36 71 0 75.0 0.0 75.0 4 7 2 2 0 0 338 90 39 31 3 119 29 19 4 40 3.72 3.77 4.49 9.0 1.0
2006 CIN 37 26 0 27.3 0.0 27.3 1 0 1 1 0 0 118 34 23 19 5 56 5 4 1 17 6.26 4.90 5.85 -1.0 -0.1
2006 PHI 37 38 0 37.3 0.0 37.3 3 1 0 1 0 0 158 38 21 18 3 53 15 15 2 23 4.34 4.29 6.62 -3.1 -0.3
2007 HOU 38 23 0 29.3 0.0 29.3 1 0 0 2 0 0 133 36 25 25 4 60 14 10 0 15 7.67 5.36 5.96 0.0 0.1
2007 SEA 38 6 0 5.3 0.0 5.3 0 1 0 0 0 0 29 11 6 5 0 12 4 3 0 3 8.44 4.44 4.90 0.4 0.0
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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
1990 WEL A- 9 5 38.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 AUG A 34 0 63.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 SLM A+ 13 5 46.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 SLM A+ 18 18 120.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 CAR AA 10 10 57.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 CAR AA 12 12 69.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 BUF AAA 7 3 28.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 PIT MLB 43 5 75.3 5.35 86 .251 .274 .337 .430 .262 .283 101 0.7 0.1 -0.1 -0.0
1995 PIT MLB 15 9 55.0 5.04 93 .269 .254 .321 .392 .249 .323 101 4.8 0.5 3.5 0.4
1995 CLG AAA 14 11 79.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 CAR AA 2 1 6.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 ORL AA 39 8 86.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .315 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 TBA MLB 38 3 68.7 5.60 83 .254 .271 .339 .431 .267 .267 94 0.8 0.1 1.2 0.2
1998 DUR AAA 9 9 53.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 TBA MLB 63 1 108.0 4.17 118 .270 .272 .343 .433 .262 .352 96 20.0 1.9 20.0 1.9
2000 NYN MLB 22 0 28.3 3.82 121 .250 .268 .343 .437 .262 .264 96 5.0 0.5 4.8 0.4
2000 TBA MLB 44 0 71.3 5.40 93 .216 .278 .350 .450 .267 .240 95 3.4 0.3 3.4 0.3
2001 NYN MLB 55 0 69.7 4.14 105 .254 .267 .334 .439 .265 .288 92 7.6 0.8 6.5 0.6
2002 COL MLB 41 0 40.7 5.13 100 .282 .261 .326 .411 .261 .341 114 2.8 0.3 2.8 0.3
2002 SLN MLB 20 0 22.0 2.81 139 .165 .256 .324 .408 .254 .200 102 5.5 0.6 5.3 0.5
2002 CSP AAA 2 0 2.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 MEM AAA 3 0 3.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .400 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 CHA MLB 34 0 47.7 6.18 73 .296 .262 .324 .408 .256 .310 99 -1.6 -0.2 -1.6 -0.2
2003 HOU MLB 15 0 19.3 5.07 95 .254 .247 .310 .378 .243 .286 105 1.2 0.1 1.2 0.1
2004 CLE MLB 59 0 78.3 6.45 77 .281 .265 .331 .435 .258 .292 104 -0.7 -0.1 -0.7 -0.1
2004 LVG AAA 6 0 11.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .167 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 PIT MLB 71 0 75.0 4.49 106 .269 .265 .332 .421 .261 .332 104 9.5 1.0 9.0 1.0
2006 CIN MLB 26 0 27.3 5.85 78 .288 .265 .324 .415 .256 .322 98 -1.0 -0.1 -1.0 -0.1
2006 PHI MLB 38 0 37.3 6.62 63 .252 .268 .332 .438 .266 .304 99 -3.1 -0.3 -3.1 -0.3
2007 HOU MLB 23 0 29.3 5.96 81 .280 .262 .326 .420 .257 .320 104 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
2007 SEA MLB 6 0 5.3 4.90 98 .373 .279 .337 .451 .271 .500 99 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0
2007 CCH AA 2 2 3.0 2.68 145 .199 .238 .315 .369 .252 .333 106 1.5 0.2 1.4 0.1
2007 TAC AAA 7 0 9.0 4.93 104 .183 .296 .362 .461 .275 .130 100 0.9 0.1 0.9 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
1990 WEL A- 1 4 0 9 5 38.7 39 14 43 3 0% .000 9.1 3.3 0.7 10.0 1.37 3.26 0.0 0.0
1991 AUG A 4 4 6 34 0 63.0 68 18 52 2 0% .000 9.7 2.6 0.3 7.4 1.37 3.00 0.0 0.0
1991 SLM A+ 2 3 1 13 5 46.3 41 9 36 2 0% .000 8.0 1.7 0.4 7.0 1.08 4.67 0.0 0.0
1992 CAR AA 1 7 0 10 10 57.7 59 18 45 8 0% .000 9.2 2.8 1.2 7.0 1.33 4.21 0.0 0.0
1992 SLM A+ 7 9 0 18 18 120.7 116 24 70 15 0% .000 8.6 1.8 1.1 5.2 1.16 3.80 0.0 0.0
1993 BUF AAA 0 3 0 7 3 28.0 25 8 16 1 0% .000 8.0 2.6 0.3 5.1 1.18 3.54 0.0 0.0
1993 CAR AA 4 3 0 12 12 69.3 59 12 52 5 0% .000 7.7 1.6 0.6 6.8 1.02 3.51 0.0 0.0
1994 PIT MLB 4 5 6 43 5 75.3 79 17 38 9 49% .283 9.4 2.0 1.1 4.5 1.27 3.82 -0.1 -0.0
1995 PIT MLB 2 3 0 15 9 55.0 66 18 29 3 55% .323 10.8 2.9 0.5 4.7 1.53 4.75 3.5 0.4
1995 CLG AAA 6 4 0 14 11 79.3 97 10 56 13 0% .000 11.0 1.1 1.5 6.4 1.35 4.20 0.0 0.0
1996 CAR AA 0 1 0 2 1 6.3 9 1 7 2 0% .000 12.9 1.4 2.9 10.0 1.59 11.43 0.0 0.0
1997 ORL AA 5 7 12 39 8 86.0 93 22 65 7 0% .315 9.7 2.3 0.7 6.8 1.34 4.71 0.0 0.0
1998 TBA MLB 2 6 0 38 3 68.7 66 23 39 8 49% .267 8.7 3.0 1.0 5.1 1.30 3.80 1.2 0.2
1998 DUR AAA 4 2 0 9 9 53.3 63 11 31 3 0% .000 10.6 1.9 0.5 5.2 1.39 4.22 0.0 0.0
1999 TBA MLB 5 3 0 63 1 108.0 132 38 81 8 48% .352 11.0 3.2 0.7 6.8 1.57 4.08 20.0 1.9
2000 TBA MLB 3 6 2 44 0 71.3 57 26 47 7 59% .240 7.2 3.3 0.9 5.9 1.16 3.41 3.4 0.3
2000 NYN MLB 2 3 1 22 0 28.3 26 12 20 2 43% .264 8.3 3.8 0.6 6.4 1.34 3.81 4.8 0.4
2001 NYN MLB 4 5 2 55 0 69.7 71 17 51 7 58% .288 9.2 2.2 0.9 6.6 1.26 3.88 6.5 0.6
2002 SLN MLB 3 1 0 20 0 22.0 13 3 14 0 62% .200 5.3 1.2 0.0 5.7 0.73 0.82 5.3 0.5
2002 COL MLB 2 6 0 41 0 40.7 49 18 27 4 52% .341 10.8 4.0 0.9 6.0 1.65 6.20 2.8 0.3
2002 CSP AAA 0 1 0 2 0 2.0 3 0 2 1 0% .333 13.5 0.0 4.5 9.0 1.50 9.00 0.0 0.0
2002 MEM AAA 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 4 3 4 0 0% .400 9.7 7.3 0.0 9.7 1.89 2.43 0.0 0.0
2003 CHA MLB 1 2 1 34 0 47.7 56 13 37 11 47% .310 10.6 2.5 2.1 7.0 1.45 6.61 -1.6 -0.2
2003 HOU MLB 0 0 0 15 0 19.3 18 8 17 2 52% .286 8.4 3.7 0.9 7.9 1.34 3.72 1.2 0.1
2004 CLE MLB 5 5 1 59 0 78.3 88 29 44 15 52% .292 10.1 3.3 1.7 5.1 1.49 5.29 -0.7 -0.1
2004 LVG AAA 0 0 2 6 0 11.7 4 1 14 0 0% .167 3.1 0.8 0.0 10.8 0.43 0.00 0.0 0.0
2005 PIT MLB 4 7 2 71 0 75.0 90 29 40 3 56% .332 10.8 3.5 0.4 4.8 1.59 3.72 9.0 1.0
2006 PHI MLB 3 1 0 38 0 37.3 38 15 23 3 65% .304 9.2 3.6 0.7 5.5 1.42 4.34 -3.1 -0.3
2006 CIN MLB 1 0 1 26 0 27.3 34 5 17 5 62% .322 11.2 1.6 1.6 5.6 1.43 6.26 -1.0 -0.1
2007 HOU MLB 1 0 0 23 0 29.3 36 14 15 4 56% .320 11.0 4.3 1.2 4.6 1.70 7.67 0.0 0.1
2007 TAC AAA 1 1 2 7 0 9.0 4 5 6 1 50% .130 4.0 5.0 1.0 6.0 1.00 1.00 0.9 0.1
2007 CCH AA 0 0 0 2 2 3.0 3 0 3 0 44% .333 9.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 1.00 3.00 1.4 0.1
2007 SEA MLB 0 1 0 6 0 5.3 11 4 3 0 50% .500 18.6 6.8 0.0 5.1 2.81 8.44 0.4 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
2007-06-01 2007-06-16 15-DL 15 14 Neck Nerve Injury Pinched Nerve -
2007-04-24 2007-05-11 15-DL 17 16 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique -
2002-05-27 2002-06-18 15-DL 22 19 Right Shoulder Inflammation -
2001-05-01 2001-05-17 15-DL 16 14 Right Shoulder Strain Rotator Cuff - -
2001-04-03 2001-04-24 15-DL 21 18 Right Elbow Inflammation - -
1995-12-14 1995-12-14 Off 0 0 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 1995-12-14 -
1995-04-25 1995-05-16 15-DL 21 17 Right Elbow Sprain Ulnar Collateral Ligament - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2007 SEA $600,000
2007 HOU $600,000
2006 CIN, PHI $600,000
2003 CHA, HOU $600,000
2002 COL, SLN $1,000,000
2001 NYN $1,150,000
2000 TBA, NYN $610,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
6 yrPrevious$5,160,000
6 yrTotal$5,160,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
11 y 29 d1 yr/$0.6M (07)

Details
  • released 9/6/07 contract purchased 8/23/07
  • signed as a free agent from HOU 7/07
  • released 6/28/07
  • contract purchased 3/07 signed as a free agent from PHI 2/07, 1 year/$0.6M (07)+$0.25M performance bonus (minor-league contract)
  • claimed off waivers from CIN 6/06 designated for assignment 6/06 signed as a free agent from PIT 1/06, 1 year/$0.6M (06)
  • signed as a free agent from CLE 1/05 (minor-league contract) contract purchased 4/04 acquired in trade from LA 4/04 sent outright to Triple-A 4/04 waived 8/03 designated for assignment 8/03
  • 1 year/$0.775M (03)+$1.3M 04 club option $0.15M in bonuses ($50K each for 60, 65, 70 g) signed as a free agent from STL 1/03
  • signed as a free agent from CO 8/02 released 8/02 1 year/$1M (02)
  • non-tendered 12/01 1 year/$1.15M (01)+$0.1M in interests

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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction of the Day: Micro DealsChristina Kahrl2007-08-24
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: National League RoundupChristina Kahrl2007-07-16
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Transaction Analysis: April 21-28, 2007Christina Kahrl2007-04-30
This article requires BP Premium accessEvery Given Sunday: Drought and DespairJohn Perrotto2007-04-15
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This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Focus: Losing JobsJeff Erickson2006-05-23
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 12-14Christina Kahrl2006-05-16
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Your First Place RedsJoe Sheehan2006-05-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 21-25Christina Kahrl2006-04-26
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Focus: Future Fantasy Free Agent Battles - PitchersJeff Erickson2006-03-01
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: National League, December 15, 2005-February 11, 2006Christina Kahrl2006-02-15
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Dunn DealJoe Sheehan2006-02-14
Prospectus Notebook: Cubs, PiratesBaseball Prospectus2005-12-16
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Buying LowJoe Sheehan2005-04-25
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 29-April 4, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-04-12
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Offseason - The CentralsChristina Kahrl2005-03-11
Prospectus Triple Play: Florida Marlins, New York Yankees, Pittsburgh PiratesBaseball Prospectus2004-12-17
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Excitement on the ReservationJoe Sheehan2004-08-12
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 19-25, 2004Christina Kahrl2004-04-27
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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 1-4Christina Kahrl2003-08-06
Transaction Analysis: The CentralsChristina Kahrl2003-01-30
Playoff Prospectus: St. Louis Cardinals vs. San Francisco GiantsJonah Keri2002-10-09
Playoff Prospectus: St. Louis Cardinals vs. San Francisco GiantsChristina Kahrl2002-10-09
Transaction Analysis: August 22-25, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-08-29
Transaction Analysis: August 12-14, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-08-16
Transaction Analysis: June 18-24, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-06-26
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Transaction Analysis: March 26-30, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-04-02
The Daily Prospectus: Contraction ActionChristina Kahrl2001-03-07


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Rick White threw 140 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2007, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2007, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (94mph) and Curve (81mph), also mixing in a Change (84mph).