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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
11 691.3 45 58 192 660 3.65 2.3
Birth Date11-17-1964
Height6' 3"
Weight180 lbs
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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
1986 TEX 21 80 0 98.0 0.0 98.0 8 6 8 9 0 0 435 69 39 39 8 113 79 71 11 90 3.58 4.77 5.47 1.9 0.2
1987 TEX 22 85 1 108.7 4.0 104.7 8 6 6 1 0 0 468 63 47 39 9 101 94 87 7 129 3.23 4.36 5.50 4.6 0.5
1988 TEX 23 67 0 68.0 0.0 68.0 2 7 18 8 0 0 296 48 38 35 4 72 47 44 6 61 4.63 4.13 4.17 7.7 0.8
1989 CHN 24 76 0 81.7 0.0 81.7 4 4 36 13 0 0 365 71 27 25 6 102 52 48 8 67 2.76 4.18 3.60 9.9 1.0
1990 CHN 25 59 2 66.3 6.3 60.0 1 8 16 5 0 0 310 60 38 29 4 98 50 44 1 55 3.93 4.24 5.17 0.6 -0.1
1991 PHI 26 69 0 88.3 0.0 88.3 12 5 30 9 0 0 386 56 24 23 4 82 62 57 8 84 2.34 3.86 4.23 4.4 0.4
1992 PHI 27 66 0 81.0 0.0 81.0 5 8 29 7 0 0 368 69 39 34 4 103 64 62 6 74 3.78 4.18 3.94 6.1 0.6
1993 PHI 28 65 0 62.0 0.0 62.0 3 7 43 7 0 0 281 56 30 23 3 74 44 43 2 60 3.34 3.89 4.81 2.4 0.2
1994 HOU 29 25 0 20.0 0.0 20.0 1 4 6 3 0 0 106 21 17 17 4 35 24 22 1 21 7.65 7.32 8.13 -7.1 -0.7
1995 CAL 30 20 0 10.7 0.0 10.7 1 2 0 3 0 0 65 13 10 8 1 16 21 21 2 9 6.75 9.14 11.31 -6.0 -0.6
1997 KCA 32 7 0 6.7 0.0 6.7 0 1 0 0 0 0 38 11 8 8 2 20 7 6 0 10 10.80 7.20 6.61 -0.7 -0.1
Career6193691.310.3681.045581926500311853731728049816544505526603.654.424.8823.92.3

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
1982 WAL A- 12 12 58.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1983 SPO A- 14 14 92.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1983 RNO A+ 11 11 58.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1984 RNO A+ 26 26 164.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1985 SLM A+ 22 21 99.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1985 TUL AA 6 6 33.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1986 TEX MLB 80 0 98.0 5.47 84 .256 .258 .325 .403 .265 .247 101 1.9 0.2 1.9 0.2
1987 TEX MLB 85 1 108.7 5.50 91 .237 .264 .331 .424 .264 .235 102 4.6 0.5 4.6 0.5
1988 TEX MLB 67 0 68.0 4.17 108 .253 .260 .322 .394 .266 .247 103 7.7 0.8 7.7 0.8
1989 CHN MLB 76 0 81.7 3.60 113 .269 .249 .312 .367 .256 .280 106 9.9 1.1 9.9 1.0
1990 CHN MLB 59 2 66.3 5.17 86 .273 .254 .318 .383 .260 .280 108 1.4 0.1 0.6 -0.1
1991 PHI MLB 69 0 88.3 4.23 97 .246 .258 .323 .388 .264 .228 99 4.5 0.5 4.4 0.4
1992 PHI MLB 66 0 81.0 3.94 99 .281 .262 .320 .387 .263 .295 101 6.3 0.7 6.1 0.6
1993 PHI MLB 65 0 62.0 4.81 94 .260 .266 .325 .402 .259 .308 100 2.9 0.3 2.4 0.2
1994 HOU MLB 25 0 20.0 8.13 17 .321 .271 .338 .434 .262 .304 96 -7.1 -0.7 -7.1 -0.7
1995 CAL MLB 20 0 10.7 11.31 -22 .359 .268 .348 .435 .269 .375 100 -6.0 -0.6 -6.0 -0.6
1996 CLR A+ 6 0 8.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 SWB AAA 9 0 15.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 KCA MLB 7 0 6.7 6.61 65 .381 .275 .346 .428 .269 .474 98 -0.7 -0.1 -0.7 -0.1
1997 OMA AAA 3 0 8.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .263 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
1982 WAL A- 3 4 0 12 12 58.3 37 72 66 1 0% .000 5.7 11.1 0.2 10.2 1.87 4.79 0.0 0.0
1983 SPO A- 7 6 0 14 14 92.3 84 55 87 4 0% .000 8.2 5.4 0.4 8.5 1.51 4.49 0.0 0.0
1983 RNO A+ 1 7 0 11 11 58.0 58 60 44 1 0% .000 9.0 9.3 0.2 6.8 2.03 7.14 0.0 0.0
1984 RNO A+ 9 8 0 26 26 164.0 163 127 165 11 0% .000 8.9 7.0 0.6 9.1 1.77 4.99 0.0 0.0
1985 SLM A+ 6 9 0 22 21 99.0 57 117 138 6 0% .000 5.2 10.6 0.5 12.5 1.76 5.45 0.0 0.0
1985 TUL AA 2 2 0 6 6 33.0 17 48 37 1 0% .000 4.6 13.1 0.3 10.1 1.97 4.64 0.0 0.0
1986 TEX MLB 8 6 8 80 0 98.0 69 79 90 8 40% .247 6.3 7.3 0.7 8.3 1.51 3.58 1.9 0.2
1987 TEX MLB 8 6 6 85 1 108.7 63 94 129 9 36% .235 5.2 7.8 0.7 10.7 1.44 3.23 4.6 0.5
1988 TEX MLB 2 7 18 67 0 68.0 48 47 61 4 35% .247 6.4 6.2 0.5 8.1 1.40 4.63 7.7 0.8
1989 CHN MLB 4 4 36 76 0 81.7 71 52 67 6 37% .280 7.8 5.7 0.7 7.4 1.51 2.76 9.9 1.0
1990 CHN MLB 1 8 16 59 2 66.3 60 50 55 4 34% .280 8.1 6.8 0.5 7.5 1.66 3.93 0.6 -0.1
1991 PHI MLB 12 5 30 69 0 88.3 56 62 84 4 35% .228 5.7 6.3 0.4 8.6 1.34 2.34 4.4 0.4
1992 PHI MLB 5 8 29 66 0 81.0 69 64 74 4 35% .295 7.7 7.1 0.4 8.2 1.64 3.78 6.1 0.6
1993 PHI MLB 3 7 43 65 0 62.0 56 44 60 3 40% .308 8.1 6.4 0.4 8.7 1.61 3.34 2.4 0.2
1994 HOU MLB 1 4 6 25 0 20.0 21 24 21 4 45% .304 9.4 10.8 1.8 9.4 2.25 7.65 -7.1 -0.7
1995 CAL MLB 1 2 0 20 0 10.7 13 21 9 1 41% .375 11.0 17.7 0.8 7.6 3.19 6.75 -6.0 -0.6
1996 CLR A+ 0 0 0 6 0 8.0 10 1 6 0 0% .000 11.2 1.1 0.0 6.8 1.38 2.25 0.0 0.0
1996 SWB AAA 2 2 0 9 0 15.0 25 11 15 3 0% .000 15.0 6.6 1.8 9.0 2.40 10.20 0.0 0.0
1997 KCA MLB 0 1 0 7 0 6.7 11 7 10 2 48% .474 14.8 9.4 2.7 13.5 2.70 10.80 -0.7 -0.1
1997 OMA AAA 0 0 0 3 0 8.7 6 5 8 1 0% .263 6.2 5.2 1.0 8.3 1.26 2.07 0.0 0.0

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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
1990-06-12 1990-07-14 32 29 Right Knee Surgery Ligament 1990-06-14 -

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BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Reeling in RodneyCraig Goldstein2014-02-10
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Reeling in RodneyR.J. Anderson2014-02-10
The Lineup Card: Eight World Series Teams that Faded Quickly Baseball Prospectus2013-08-01
Overthinking It: This Week in Catcher Framing, 4/12Ben Lindbergh2013-04-12
Baseball ProGUESTus: The Secret Life of the American BallplayerMichael Clair2013-03-05
This article requires BP Premium accessWestern Front: What Will Become of Neftali Feliz?Geoff Young2013-01-08
Pebble Hunting: How to PitchSam Miller2012-12-28
Wezen-Ball: Rookie ExcitementLarry Granillo2012-06-06
Prospectus Roundtable: Can Anyone Close?Baseball Prospectus2012-01-16
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: The Class of 2012: The First BasemenJay Jaffe2011-12-28
The BP Broadside: Bobby No Valentine for PitchersSteven Goldman2011-11-30
The BP Wayback Machine: Every Team Has a Special GM, Except the CubsSteven Goldman2011-10-22
The BP Broadside: In Defense of Tony LaRussaSteven Goldman2011-10-21
The Lineup Card: 10 Players Whose Careers Were Defined by Big Postseason MomentsBaseball Prospectus2011-10-05
This article requires BP Premium accessDivide and Conquer, NL Central: Winless in MilwaukeeLarry Granillo2011-08-16
This article requires BP Premium accessPurpose Pitches: Waiting for ReliefChristina Kahrl2011-03-02
This article requires BP Premium accessThe BP Broadside: Every Team Has a Special GM, Except the CubsSteven Goldman2011-02-16
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: I Saw 'em When, Part 2Jay Jaffe2011-02-08
Prospectus Hit and Run: The Class of 2011: Bagwell and BaggageJay Jaffe2010-12-23
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Q&A: Closer Persona: Chris Perez and Brian WilsonDavid Laurila2010-08-31
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Beat: Hot Spots: Relief PitchersMike Petriello2010-07-22
Transaction Action: Remembering The KidChristina Kahrl2010-06-04
This article requires BP Premium accessChecking the Numbers: Bad Ollie or Worse Ollie?Eric Seidman2010-05-19
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit List: Raising ExpectationsJay Jaffe2010-04-30
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Toeing the LineWill Carroll2009-07-21
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Old SchoolJohn Perrotto2008-10-25
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: 1915, the Year of NothingSteven Goldman2008-10-24
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Popping the Lidge EarlyJay Jaffe2008-10-14
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Preview: Saturday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-10-04
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Preview: Monday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-09-22
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Preview: Friday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-08-15
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Preview: Monday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-08-11
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Brewers Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2008-02-05
This article requires BP Premium accessWait 'Til Next Year: Midseason AcquisitionsBryan Smith2007-06-19
This article requires BP Premium accessSchrodinger's Bat: Thinking and Rethinking: Part 2Dan Fox2006-07-07
This article requires BP Premium accessLies, Damned Lies: A New Look at AgingNate Silver2005-09-22
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 19-25Christina Kahrl2005-08-26
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Drive TimeWill Carroll2005-06-02
Prospectus Triple Play: Arizona Diamondbacks, Kansas City Royals, Philadelphia PhilliesBaseball Prospectus2003-05-01
2003 Internet Hall Of Fame Results: Presented by STATLG-L and Baseball ProspectusNeal Traven2003-01-06
Transaction Analysis: April 23-24, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-04-26


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2013-09-04 13:00:00 (link to chat)It could be worse. I could be Harold Reynolds or Mitch Williams.
(Brian Kenny from MLB Network)
You are them. You just live in a different household. (Jason Parks)
2013-01-14 14:00:00 (link to chat)Why is it that when no players get voted into the Hall of Fame, sabermetrics and sabermetricians get blamed for it? For humor purposes, Mitch Williams of MLB Network blames Ivy League schools like Yale and Harvard as to why stats are bigger factors in scouting, awards and HOF voting. Not sure when exactly going to Yale or Harvard suddenly became a "bad thing." I boils my blood when I hear on sports radio evening shows that "stat geeks" and nerds don't vote in PED users or players that are "very good" and not-so-much all-time greats.
(jlarsen from Chicago)
Is this a thing people are saying? I haven't heard anyone blaming stat geeks and nerds for not electing PED guys. If anything, it tends to be the traditionalists leaving them off their ballots. I'd think Jack Morris was the only candidate who might have been hurt by the increased influence of advanced stats, which I wrote about last week. (Ben Lindbergh)
2011-04-14 13:00:00 (link to chat)Why does the MLB Network have so many idiotic former players around, though? Harold Reynolds and Mitch Williams belong in the same bucket - although I have to admit that at least Williams is hilarious while being stupid. Do they just think that the averge fan is that stupid too?
(timber from KC)
You know, I enjoy watching the MLB Network. It was a little hard for me last night to listen to the Costas/Verducci/Rosenthal takes on the Bonds case, but all-in-all I enjoy it. They don't think the average fan is stupid--they think the average fan wants to know what former players have to say about the game, with the assumption that the opinions of former players are the most valid. For many things, they are. Reynolds is going to do a much better job of telling you how to lay down a bunt or how to round third base than I will, f'rinstance. He's also better positioned to talk about things like clubhouse chemistry and performing in a clutch situation. Just don't expect them to be able to articulate the underlying reasons why teams win games (e.g., avoiding outs) or why some players are more valuable than others, and you can get along with MLB Network just fine. Would I rather they also had a constant sabermetric voice on the air? Sure. But I'm not holding my breath. (Ken Funck)
2008-07-09 13:00:00 (link to chat)Will, Could you refresh us as to why you consider Felix's mechanics to be so bad? I know the Mariners handle him very carefully, but there have been no significant injuries that I'm aware of. Encouraging, no?
(Dr. Mysterio from Chicago)
Wha? Wha? The elbow problems aren't "significant" to you? Hernandez's mechanics are unbelieveably bad. Poor balance, poor pronation, throws his hips open, and is inconsistent. He's been better this year, which I think is a function of his improved physical condition, but the balance -- seeing his head throw to the side and his fall to first base -- is Mitch Williams - level bad. The Mariners have handled him well, but unless he's someone like Frankie Rodriguez, who can just pitch through bad mechanics season after season, he's going to have problems. That said, I wouldn't change him. He's too good when on. (Will Carroll)


BP Roundtables

DateRoundtable NameComment
2009-11-02 17:00:002009 WS Game FiveSingle! Bring on Mitch Williams! (Christina Kahrl)
2009-10-15 17:00:002009 NLCS Game One (Phillies/Dodgers)It's tradition. Just ask Mitch Williams and Bobby Thigpen. (Christina Kahrl)