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Mike Williams PPirates

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
12 768.3 32 54 144 584 4.45 4.6
Birth Date7-29-1968
Height6' 2"
Weight190 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
1992 PHI 23 5 5 28.7 28.7 0.0 1 1 0 0 1 0 121 29 20 17 3 49 7 7 0 5 5.34 4.52 5.95 -0.6 -0.1
1993 PHI 24 17 4 51.0 21.3 29.7 1 3 0 0 1 0 221 50 32 30 5 81 22 20 0 33 5.29 4.25 4.75 4.2 0.3
1994 PHI 25 12 8 50.3 42.3 8.0 2 4 0 0 4 0 222 61 31 28 7 96 20 17 0 29 5.01 4.91 5.08 3.4 0.3
1995 PHI 26 33 8 87.7 49.3 38.3 3 3 0 1 7 0 367 78 37 32 10 130 29 27 3 57 3.29 4.34 5.31 2.1 0.3
1996 PHI 27 32 29 167.0 161.0 6.0 6 14 0 0 14 0 732 188 107 101 25 309 67 61 6 103 5.44 5.12 6.06 -4.4 -0.2
1997 KCA 28 10 0 14.0 0.0 14.0 0 2 1 0 0 0 70 20 11 10 1 26 8 7 1 10 6.43 4.57 3.67 3.4 0.3
1998 PIT 29 37 1 51.0 5.0 46.0 4 2 0 1 0 0 204 39 12 11 1 54 16 12 0 59 1.94 1.95 2.56 15.1 1.6
1999 PIT 30 58 0 58.3 0.0 58.3 3 4 23 5 0 0 269 63 36 33 9 102 37 30 1 76 5.09 4.43 4.33 8.6 0.8
2000 PIT 31 72 0 72.0 0.0 72.0 3 4 24 5 0 0 307 56 34 28 8 90 40 37 4 71 3.50 4.36 5.91 0.4 0.1
2001 HOU 32 25 0 22.3 0.0 22.3 4 0 0 1 0 0 102 21 10 10 3 40 14 13 0 16 4.03 5.20 6.28 -2.0 -0.2
2001 PIT 32 40 0 41.7 0.0 41.7 2 4 22 2 0 0 183 39 18 17 6 69 21 19 0 43 3.67 4.33 3.98 6.3 0.6
2002 PIT 33 59 0 61.3 0.0 61.3 2 6 46 4 0 0 258 54 24 20 6 82 21 18 1 43 2.93 3.82 4.46 6.7 0.9
2003 PHI 34 28 0 25.7 0.0 25.7 0 4 3 2 0 0 124 24 18 17 0 31 19 14 3 19 5.96 4.06 4.83 0.4 0.0
2003 PIT 34 40 0 37.3 0.0 37.3 1 3 25 5 0 0 175 42 26 26 5 68 22 21 1 20 6.27 5.49 6.12 -2.1 -0.2
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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 BAT A- 27 0 47.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 CLR A+ 14 14 93.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 REA AA 16 15 102.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 PHI MLB 5 5 28.7 5.95 48 .278 .251 .313 .360 .253 .245 101 -3.1 -0.3 -0.6 -0.1
1992 REA AA 3 3 15.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 SWB AAA 16 16 92.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 PHI MLB 17 4 51.0 4.75 96 .259 .254 .310 .373 .247 .280 101 5.0 0.5 4.2 0.3
1993 SWB AAA 14 13 97.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 PHI MLB 12 8 50.3 5.08 87 .292 .261 .326 .408 .255 .325 96 2.2 0.2 3.4 0.3
1994 SWB AAA 14 14 84.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 PHI MLB 33 8 87.7 5.31 83 .246 .264 .323 .407 .255 .254 98 0.8 0.1 2.1 0.3
1995 SWB AAA 3 3 9.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 PHI MLB 32 29 167.0 6.06 67 .278 .259 .325 .404 .251 .307 97 -5.1 -0.5 -4.4 -0.2
1997 KCA MLB 10 0 14.0 3.67 125 .312 .258 .330 .395 .256 .380 98 3.4 0.3 3.4 0.3
1997 OMA AAA 20 11 79.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .280 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 PIT MLB 37 1 51.0 2.56 145 .202 .263 .330 .413 .257 .297 101 14.5 1.4 15.1 1.6
1998 NAS AAA 16 4 37.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 PIT MLB 58 0 58.3 4.33 111 .273 .279 .348 .443 .264 .370 98 8.4 0.8 8.6 0.8
2000 PIT MLB 72 0 72.0 5.91 86 .236 .269 .342 .437 .261 .261 102 0.1 0.0 0.4 0.1
2001 HOU MLB 25 0 22.3 6.28 69 .274 .262 .328 .423 .262 .261 101 -2.0 -0.2 -2.0 -0.2
2001 PIT MLB 40 0 41.7 3.98 116 .258 .262 .330 .428 .260 .292 100 6.3 0.6 6.3 0.6
2002 PIT MLB 59 0 61.3 4.46 102 .229 .265 .334 .420 .262 .257 101 6.4 0.6 6.7 0.9
2003 PHI MLB 28 0 25.7 4.83 92 .273 .274 .335 .434 .264 .289 97 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0
2003 PIT MLB 40 0 37.3 6.12 71 .284 .262 .330 .417 .258 .291 102 -2.1 -0.2 -2.1 -0.2

Statistics For All Levels

Minor league stats are currently shownClick to hide.
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 BAT A- 2 3 11 27 0 47.0 39 13 42 0 0% .000 7.5 2.5 0.0 8.0 1.11 2.30 0.0 0.0
1991 REA AA 7 5 0 16 15 102.3 93 36 51 1 0% .000 8.2 3.2 0.1 4.5 1.26 3.70 0.0 0.0
1991 CLR A+ 7 3 0 14 14 93.3 65 14 76 5 0% .000 6.3 1.4 0.5 7.3 0.85 1.74 0.0 0.0
1992 PHI MLB 1 1 0 5 5 28.7 29 7 5 3 41% .245 9.1 2.2 0.9 1.6 1.26 5.34 -0.6 -0.1
1992 SWB AAA 9 1 0 16 16 92.7 84 30 59 4 0% .000 8.2 2.9 0.4 5.7 1.23 2.43 0.0 0.0
1992 REA AA 1 2 0 3 3 15.7 17 7 12 1 0% .000 9.7 4.0 0.6 6.9 1.53 5.16 0.0 0.0
1993 PHI MLB 1 3 0 17 4 51.0 50 22 33 5 51% .280 8.8 3.9 0.9 5.8 1.41 5.29 4.2 0.3
1993 SWB AAA 9 2 0 14 13 97.3 93 16 53 7 0% .000 8.6 1.5 0.6 4.9 1.12 2.87 0.0 0.0
1994 PHI MLB 2 4 0 12 8 50.3 61 20 29 7 42% .325 10.9 3.6 1.3 5.2 1.61 5.01 3.4 0.3
1994 SWB AAA 2 7 0 14 14 84.0 91 36 53 14 0% .000 9.8 3.9 1.5 5.7 1.51 5.79 0.0 0.0
1995 PHI MLB 3 3 0 33 8 87.7 78 29 57 10 48% .254 8.0 3.0 1.0 5.9 1.22 3.29 2.1 0.3
1995 SWB AAA 0 1 0 3 3 9.7 8 2 8 0 0% .000 7.4 1.9 0.0 7.4 1.03 4.64 0.0 0.0
1996 PHI MLB 6 14 0 32 29 167.0 188 67 103 25 47% .307 10.1 3.6 1.3 5.6 1.53 5.44 -4.4 -0.2
1997 KCA MLB 0 2 1 10 0 14.0 20 8 10 1 36% .380 12.9 5.1 0.6 6.4 2.00 6.43 3.4 0.3
1997 OMA AAA 3 6 5 20 11 79.0 71 38 68 10 0% .280 8.1 4.3 1.1 7.7 1.38 4.22 0.0 0.0
1998 PIT MLB 4 2 0 37 1 51.0 39 16 59 1 53% .297 6.9 2.8 0.2 10.4 1.08 1.94 15.1 1.6
1998 NAS AAA 0 2 1 16 4 37.0 36 14 34 11 0% .000 8.8 3.4 2.7 8.3 1.35 5.59 0.0 0.0
1999 PIT MLB 3 4 23 58 0 58.3 63 37 76 9 46% .370 9.7 5.7 1.4 11.7 1.71 5.09 8.6 0.8
2000 PIT MLB 3 4 24 72 0 72.0 56 40 71 8 57% .261 7.0 5.0 1.0 8.9 1.33 3.50 0.4 0.1
2001 HOU MLB 4 0 0 25 0 22.3 21 14 16 3 75% .261 8.5 5.6 1.2 6.4 1.57 4.03 -2.0 -0.2
2001 PIT MLB 2 4 22 40 0 41.7 39 21 43 6 52% .292 8.4 4.5 1.3 9.3 1.44 3.67 6.3 0.6
2002 PIT MLB 2 6 46 59 0 61.3 54 21 43 6 56% .257 7.9 3.1 0.9 6.3 1.22 2.93 6.7 0.9
2003 PIT MLB 1 3 25 40 0 37.3 42 22 20 5 48% .291 10.1 5.3 1.2 4.8 1.71 6.27 -2.1 -0.2
2003 PHI MLB 0 4 3 28 0 25.7 24 19 19 0 61% .289 8.4 6.7 0.0 6.7 1.68 5.96 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
1999-06-24 1999-07-10 15-DL 16 16 Right Shoulder Inflammation Biceps Tendinitis - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2003 PIT $3,500,000
2002 PIT $2,000,000
2001 PIT, HOU $1,200,000
2000 PIT $1,000,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$7,700,000
4 yrTotal$7,700,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
8 y 14 d

Details
  • released 3/04 signed as a free agent from PHI 1/04 (minor-league contract)
  • $25K All Star bonuses
  • signed as a free agent from PHI declined 04 opt
  • acquired in trade from PIT 7/03
  • 2 year/$7M (02-03) 02:$2M, 03:$3.5M, 04:$4M club option $1.5M buyout signed as a free agent from HOU 12/01 acquired in trade from PIT 7/01

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This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Phillie PhlailingJoe Sheehan2004-07-30
Prospectus Triple Play: Florida Marlins, New York Yankees, Pittsburgh PiratesBaseball Prospectus2003-10-17
Can Of Corn: Mail CallDayn Perry2003-10-02
Prospectus Triple Play: Arizona Diamondbacks, Kansas City Royals, Philadelphia PhilliesBaseball Prospectus2003-09-18
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: And Down the Stretch They Come...Joe Sheehan2003-09-16
This article requires BP Premium accessCan Of Corn: The All-Disappointment TeamDayn Perry2003-09-11
Prospectus Triple Play: Arizona Diamondbacks, Kansas City Royals, Philadelphia PhilliesBaseball Prospectus2003-08-21
This article requires BP Premium access"This is Our Fault": The McClatchy Ownership as Team Builder, Part IISteven Goldman2003-08-21
Prospectus Triple Play: Montreal Expos, San Francisco Giants, Toronto Blue JaysBaseball Prospectus2003-08-15
This article requires BP Premium access"This is Our Fault": The McClatchy Ownership as Team Builder, a HistorySteven Goldman2003-08-14
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Pondering InactionJoe Sheehan2003-08-01
Prospectus Triple Play: Florida Marlins, New York Yankees, Pittsburgh PiratesBaseball Prospectus2003-07-28
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: July 7-20Christina Kahrl2003-07-25
Prospectus Triple Play: Arizona Diamondbacks, Kansas City Royals, Philadelphia PhilliesBaseball Prospectus2003-07-24
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: NL Mid-Season ReviewJoe Sheehan2003-07-22
Prospectus Triple Play: Atlanta Braves, Minnesota Twins, Tampa Bay Devil RaysBaseball Prospectus2003-07-09
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: The Mid-Summer ClassicJoe Sheehan2003-07-07
Prospectus Triple Play: Florida Marlins, New York Yankees, Pittsburgh PiratesBaseball Prospectus2003-06-30
Box Lunch: The Week in Box Scores, April 14-20Keith Scherer2003-04-22
Box Lunch: The Week in Box Scores, April 7-13Keith Scherer2003-04-15
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Feature: The Success CycleJonah Keri2002-02-28


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