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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
7 941.7 40 58 0 619 4.86 4.7
Birth Date3-28-1973
Height6' 5"
Weight235 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
1996 NYN 23 26 26 149.0 149.0 0.0 5 12 0 0 9 2 677 157 102 89 15 244 71 60 10 109 5.38 4.57 5.36 1.3 -0.2
2000 TBA 27 11 7 51.0 41.0 10.0 1 4 0 0 4 0 206 38 20 19 1 51 16 14 4 40 3.35 3.09 3.53 14.2 1.3
2001 TBA 28 37 24 151.3 131.7 19.7 8 9 0 1 8 1 674 165 94 82 21 255 52 50 13 119 4.88 4.62 4.99 16.3 1.6
2002 TBA 29 30 30 193.7 193.7 0.0 6 12 0 0 14 4 851 219 113 104 29 365 67 65 13 111 4.83 5.10 5.72 4.3 0.3
2003 CIN 30 28 28 166.7 166.7 0.0 8 10 0 0 17 2 730 190 97 86 24 308 50 45 7 93 4.64 4.76 5.08 11.1 0.9
2004 CIN 31 29 29 183.7 183.7 0.0 11 6 0 0 16 0 798 192 93 89 26 313 63 58 8 117 4.36 4.68 5.00 11.7 1.1
2005 CIN 32 9 9 46.3 46.3 0.0 1 5 0 0 4 0 224 68 41 40 10 120 17 16 4 30 7.77 5.86 6.53 -2.2 -0.3
Career170153941.7912.029.7405801729416010295605091261656336308596194.864.725.2256.64.7

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
1994 SLU A+ 8 8 37.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 BIN AA 16 16 120.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 NOR AAA 10 10 66.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 NYN MLB 26 26 149.0 5.36 80 .273 .262 .324 .404 .251 .301 95 4.1 0.4 1.3 -0.2
1996 SLU A+ 2 2 8.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 BIN AA 1 1 5.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 SLU A+ 1 1 7.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .263 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 SLU A+ 5 5 18.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 NOR AAA 7 7 38.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 TBA MLB 11 7 51.0 3.53 130 .197 .282 .351 .447 .268 .255 94 14.2 1.3 14.2 1.3
2000 SLU A+ 5 5 25.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 NOR AAA 15 13 83.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 TBA MLB 37 24 151.3 4.99 94 .280 .262 .327 .420 .260 .307 96 16.3 1.6 16.3 1.6
2002 TBA MLB 30 30 193.7 5.72 81 .285 .265 .332 .433 .267 .301 99 2.5 0.3 4.3 0.3
2003 CIN MLB 28 28 166.7 5.08 92 .273 .262 .328 .419 .259 .299 101 10.9 1.1 11.1 0.9
2004 CIN MLB 29 29 183.7 5.00 91 .266 .262 .326 .425 .261 .284 97 12.1 1.2 11.7 1.1
2005 CIN MLB 9 9 46.3 6.53 64 .324 .254 .318 .400 .255 .356 105 -2.3 -0.2 -2.2 -0.3
2006 DYT A 1 1 7.2 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 SAR A+ 1 1 6.2 4.56 110 .285 .260 .334 .367 .251 .346 107 0.5 0.1 0.5 0.1
2006 LOU AAA 2 2 11.2 7.84 14 .349 .261 .334 .407 .259 .256 97 -3.3 -0.3 -3.3 -0.3

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
1994 SLU A+ 0 5 0 8 8 37.3 32 17 37 3 0% .000 7.7 4.1 0.7 8.9 1.31 5.07 0.0 0.0
1995 BIN AA 6 3 0 16 16 120.3 89 24 127 5 0% .000 6.7 1.8 0.4 9.5 0.94 2.17 0.0 0.0
1995 NOR AAA 5 3 0 10 10 66.3 59 20 67 3 0% .000 8.0 2.7 0.4 9.1 1.19 2.85 0.0 0.0
1996 NYN MLB 5 12 0 26 26 149.0 157 71 109 15 52% .301 9.5 4.3 0.9 6.6 1.53 5.38 1.3 -0.2
1996 BIN AA 0 1 0 1 1 5.0 6 5 5 0 0% .000 10.8 9.0 0.0 9.0 2.20 7.20 0.0 0.0
1996 SLU A+ 0 1 0 2 2 8.0 6 4 5 0 0% .000 6.8 4.5 0.0 5.6 1.25 3.38 0.0 0.0
1997 SLU A+ 0 0 0 1 1 7.0 6 0 6 1 0% .263 7.7 0.0 1.3 7.7 0.86 2.57 0.0 0.0
1998 SLU A+ 0 1 0 5 5 18.3 23 4 16 2 0% .000 11.3 2.0 1.0 7.9 1.48 6.39 0.0 0.0
1998 NOR AAA 4 1 0 7 7 38.7 42 9 30 2 0% .000 9.8 2.1 0.5 7.0 1.32 4.42 0.0 0.0
2000 TBA MLB 1 4 0 11 7 51.0 38 16 40 1 51% .255 6.7 2.8 0.2 7.1 1.06 3.35 14.2 1.3
2000 NOR AAA 5 5 0 15 13 83.0 85 25 56 7 0% .000 9.2 2.7 0.8 6.1 1.33 4.23 0.0 0.0
2000 SLU A+ 2 0 0 5 5 25.7 22 4 19 0 0% .000 7.7 1.4 0.0 6.7 1.01 1.40 0.0 0.0
2001 TBA MLB 8 9 0 37 24 151.3 165 52 119 21 48% .307 9.8 3.1 1.2 7.1 1.43 4.88 16.3 1.6
2002 TBA MLB 6 12 0 30 30 193.7 219 67 111 29 50% .301 10.2 3.1 1.3 5.2 1.48 4.83 4.3 0.3
2003 CIN MLB 8 10 0 28 28 166.7 190 50 93 24 45% .299 10.3 2.7 1.3 5.0 1.44 4.64 11.1 0.9
2004 CIN MLB 11 6 0 29 29 183.7 192 63 117 26 45% .284 9.4 3.1 1.3 5.7 1.39 4.36 11.7 1.1
2005 CIN MLB 1 5 0 9 9 46.3 68 17 30 10 42% .356 13.2 3.3 1.9 5.8 1.83 7.77 -2.2 -0.3
2006 DYT A 0 1 0 1 1 7.2 10 0 4 1 0% .333 12.5 0.0 1.2 5.0 1.39 5.00 0.0 0.0
2006 LOU AAA 0 2 0 2 2 11.2 15 1 3 4 30% .256 12.1 0.8 3.2 2.4 1.43 4.82 -3.3 -0.3
2006 SAR A+ 1 0 0 1 1 6.2 9 1 1 0 38% .346 13.1 1.5 0.0 1.5 1.61 2.90 0.5 0.1

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
2006-04-03 2006-10-02 60-DL 182 162 Right Shoulder Recovery From Surgery Frayed Labrum and Torn Rotator Cuff 2005-06-17
2005-05-17 2005-10-03 60-DL 139 125 Right Shoulder Surgery Frayed Labrum and Torn Rotator Cuff 2005-06-17
2004-08-14 2004-09-01 15-DL 18 16 Low Back Soreness -
1999-04-01 1999-10-04 60-DL 186 162 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 1999-04-01 -
1998-03-31 1998-08-04 60-DL 126 109 Right Shoulder Recovery From Surgery Labrum 1996-11-12 -
1997-04-01 1997-09-29 60-DL 181 162 Right Shoulder Recovery From Surgery Labrum 1996-11-12 -
1996-11-12 1996-11-12 Off 0 0 Right Shoulder Surgery Labrum 1996-11-12 -
1996-06-09 1996-07-15 15-DL 36 32 Right Shoulder Inflammation Tendonitis - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2006 CIN $3,750,000
2005 CIN $3,600,000
2004 CIN $3,500,000
2003 CIN $500,000
2002 TBA $1,200,000
2001 TBA $350,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
6 yrPrevious$12,900,000
6 yrTotal$12,900,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
8 y 8 dHendricks Sports Mgmt

Details
  • released 3/07 re-signed as a free agent 1/07 (minor-league contract)
  • re-signed as a free agent 11/04, 2 year/$8.2M (05-06), 05:$3.6M, 06:$3.75M, 07:$5.15M club option (pending escalator) $0.85M buyout
  • signed as a free agent from TB 1/03, 2 year/$4M (03-04)
  • non-tendered 12/02 avoided arbitration 1/02 1 year/$1M+bonuses (02),1 year/$0.35M (01)

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2008-06-06 13:00:00 (link to chat)Kind of a wierd question, can you say anything about how former prospects will often fade, then resurface? The extreme example is Hamilton, but Paul Wilson had a couple good years after faltering, Brandon Phillips, etc....
(David from Sonoma State University, CA)
It certianly happens, and it follows the scouting cliche of "tools play" (Kevin Goldstein)


BP Roundtables

DateRoundtable NameComment
2009-06-09 14:30:002009 Draft CoverageOne of the great things about being at BP is having great help just a few keyboard clicks away. I asked Rany, who did his fantastic series on draft history, if he remembers a draft that was better 11-20 than 1-10. Rany jumped into action for me, and found just one in 15 years: 2002.

Top Ten: B.J. Upton, Zack Greinke, Prince Fielder, Jeff Francis.
11-20: Hermida, Joe Saunders, Scott Kazmir, Nick Swisher, Cole Hamels, James Loney, Denard Span.

The best example is 1994, where Garciaparra, Konerko and Varitek went 12-14. Needless to say, the top 10 that boasted Paul Wilson, Ben Grieve, Todd Walker and Jaret Wright wasn't as good. (Bryan Smith)