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Keith Atherton

Keith Rowe Atherton

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 200 lb.

Born: February 19, 1959 in Newport News, Virginia, US
High School: Mathews HS (Mathews, VA)

Drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the 2nd round of the 1978 MLB June Amateur Draft from Mathews HS (Mathews, VA).

Major League Stats

Minors Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1978 19 -1.9 Bend NORW A- OAK 7 3 .700 3.42 12 12 9 2 0 92.0 86 44 35 5 40 1 81 3 3 7 1.370 8.4 0.5 3.9 7.9 2.03
1979 20 -2.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA OAK 9 11 .450 5.93 25 25 9 0 0 167.0 218 130 110 20 64 5 110 3 4 2 1.689 11.7 1.1 3.4 5.9 1.72
1979 20 -2.0 Modesto CALL A OAK 9 8 .529 5.98 21 21 9 0 0 146.0 190 107 97 18 51 4 103 3 4 1 1.651 11.7 1.1 3.1 6.3 2.02
1979 20 -3.0 Waterbury EL AA OAK 0 3 .000 5.57 4 4 0 0 0 21.0 28 23 13 2 13 1 7 0 0 1 1.952 12.0 0.9 5.6 3.0 0.54
1980 21 -1.7 West Haven EL AA OAK 11 12 .478 4.12 27 27 13 2 0 190.0 185 101 87 14 58 0 117 7 2 2 1.279 8.8 0.7 2.7 5.5 2.02
1981 22 -1.0 West Haven EL AA OAK 11 13 .458 3.60 27 27 0 4 0 0 175.0 174 83 70 13 64 2 116 6 2 7 1.360 8.9 0.7 3.3 6.0 1.81
1982 23 -2.1 Tacoma PCL AAA OAK 12 9 .571 4.36 28 28 0 6 1 0 200.0 214 108 97 26 54 3 128 2 0 3 1.340 9.6 1.2 2.4 5.8 2.37
1983 24 -1.6 Tacoma PCL AAA OAK 3 8 .273 3.96 26 14 6 1 0 2 120.1 117 60 53 14 44 7 93 2 2 2 1.338 8.8 1.0 3.3 7.0 2.11
1989 30 4.0 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA DET,CLE 1 3 .250 4.94 10 0 4 0 0 1 23.2 27 15 13 1 6 0 18 1 0 1 1.394 10.3 0.4 2.3 6.8 3.00
1989 30 4.2 Toledo IL AAA DET 1 2 .333 1.38 6 0 4 0 0 1 13.0 7 4 2 0 1 0 12 1 0 1 0.615 4.8 0.0 0.7 8.3 12.00
1989 30 3.8 Colorado Springs PCL AAA CLE 0 1 .000 9.28 4 0 0 0 0 0 10.2 20 11 11 1 5 0 6 0 0 0 2.344 16.9 0.8 4.2 5.1 1.20
7 Seasons 54 59 .478 4.32 155 133 10 42 5 3 968.0 1021 541 465 93 330 18 663 24 13 24 1.396 9.5 0.9 3.1 6.2 2.01
A- (1 season) A- 7 3 .700 3.42 12 12 9 2 0 92.0 86 44 35 5 40 1 81 3 3 7 1.370 8.4 0.5 3.9 7.9 2.03
A (1 season) A 9 8 .529 5.98 21 21 9 0 0 146.0 190 107 97 18 51 4 103 3 4 1 1.651 11.7 1.1 3.1 6.3 2.02
AA (3 seasons) AA 22 28 .440 3.96 58 58 0 17 2 0 386.0 387 207 170 29 135 3 240 13 4 10 1.352 9.0 0.7 3.1 5.6 1.78
AAA (3 seasons) AAA 16 20 .444 4.26 64 42 10 7 1 3 344.0 358 183 163 41 104 10 239 5 2 6 1.343 9.4 1.1 2.7 6.3 2.30
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1978 19 -2.3 Bend NORW A- OAK 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1979 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A OAK 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1979 20 -1.7 Modesto CALL A OAK 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1979 20 -2.6 Waterbury EL AA OAK 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1980 21 -1.5 West Haven EL AA OAK 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1981 22 -0.7 West Haven EL AA OAK 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1982 23 -1.7 Tacoma PCL AAA OAK 28 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
1983 24 -1.1 Tacoma PCL AAA OAK 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1989 30 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA CLE,DET 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1989 30 4.1 Toledo IL AAA DET 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1989 30 3.5 Colorado Springs PCL AAA CLE 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Seasons 156 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
A- (1 season) A- 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A (1 season) A 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AA (3 seasons) AA 59 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AAA (3 seasons) AAA 64 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
1978 19 Bend NORW A- OAK P 12 24 7 17 0 0 1.000 2.00
1979 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA OAK P 25 38 9 28 1 0 .974 1.48
1979 20 Modesto CALL A OAK P 21 31 7 24 0 0 1.000 1.48
1979 20 Waterbury EL AA OAK P 4 7 2 4 1 0 .857 1.50
1980 21 West Haven EL AA OAK P 27 39 9 27 3 2 .923 1.33
1981 22 West Haven EL AA OAK P 27 51 16 31 4 5 .922 1.74
1982 23 Tacoma PCL AAA OAK P 28 39 11 24 4 1 .897 1.25
1983 24 Tacoma PCL AAA OAK P 26 24 9 10 5 1 .792 0.73
1989 30 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA DET,CLE P 10 3 2 1 0 0 1.000 0.30
1989 30 Toledo IL AAA DET P 6 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.33
1989 30 Colorado Springs PCL AAA CLE P 4 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.25
7 Seasons 155 218 63 138 17 9 .922 1.30

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1978 19 Bend Timber Hawks Northwest League A- OAK
1979 20 Modesto A's California League A OAK
1979 20 Waterbury A's Eastern League AA OAK
1980 21 West Haven Whitecaps Eastern League AA OAK
1981 22 West Haven A's Eastern League AA OAK
1982 23 Tacoma Tigers Pacific Coast League AAA OAK
1983 24 Tacoma Tigers Pacific Coast League AAA OAK
1983 24 Oakland Athletics American League MLB OAK 1 1983-07-14 1983-10-02
1984 25 Oakland Athletics American League MLB OAK 1 1984-04-07 1984-09-28
1985 26 Oakland Athletics American League MLB OAK 1 1985-04-09 1985-09-29
1986 27 Oakland Athletics American League MLB OAK 1 1986-04-08 1986-05-17
1986 27 Minnesota Twins American League MLB MIN 2 1986-05-20 1986-10-01
1987 28 Minnesota Twins American League MLB MIN 1 1987-04-08 1987-10-04
1988 29 Minnesota Twins American League MLB MIN 1 1988-04-05 1988-09-30
1989 30 Toledo Mud Hens International League AAA DET
1989 30 Colorado Springs Sky Sox Pacific Coast League AAA CLE
1989 30 Cleveland Indians American League MLB CLE 1 1989-04-06 1989-08-05

Sabr ID: ba50dbbd

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