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Mike Birkbeck

Michael Lawrence Birkbeck

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: March 10, 1961 in Orrville, Ohio, US
School: University of Akron (Akron, OH)

Drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 11th round of the 1982 MLB June Amateur Draft from University of Akron (Akron, OH) and the Milwaukee Brewers in the 4th round of the 1983 MLB June Amateur Draft from University of Akron (Akron, OH).

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
1983 22 1.0 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-Rk MIL 5 5 .500 2.80 14 12 0 0 0 0 70.2 52 34 22 3 34 2 76 4 0 6 1.217 6.6 0.4 4.3 9.7 2.24
1983 22 2.1 Paintsville APPY Rk MIL 3 1 .750 1.88 7 5 0 0 0 0 28.2 17 12 6 1 17 1 38 2 0 3 1.186 5.3 0.3 5.3 11.9 2.24
1983 22 0.2 Beloit MIDW A MIL 2 4 .333 3.43 7 7 0 0 0 0 42.0 35 22 16 2 17 1 38 2 0 3 1.238 7.5 0.4 3.6 8.1 2.24
1984 23 1.0 Beloit MIDW A MIL 14 3 .824 2.18 26 25 1 6 2 0 177.2 134 57 43 5 64 3 164 1 1 13 1.114 6.8 0.3 3.2 8.3 2.56
1985 24 0.6 El Paso TL AA MIL 9 9 .500 3.43 24 24 0 4 0 0 155.0 154 67 59 9 64 4 103 1 1 11 1.406 8.9 0.5 3.7 6.0 1.61
1986 25 -0.8 Vancouver PCL AAA MIL 12 6 .667 4.62 23 23 0 2 0 0 134.1 160 82 69 9 39 4 81 2 0 6 1.481 10.7 0.6 2.6 5.4 2.08
1987 26 1.7 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-A MIL 0 1 .000 6.00 2 2 0 0 0 0 9.0 13 15 6 0 4 0 8 0 1 0 1.889 13.0 0.0 4.0 8.0 2.00
1987 26 4.1 Beloit MIDW A MIL 0 0 2.08 1 1 0 0 0 0 4.1 4 4 1 0 1 0 7 0 0 0 1.154 8.3 0.0 2.1 14.5 7.00
1987 26 -0.5 Denver AA AAA MIL 0 1 .000 9.64 1 1 0 0 0 0 4.2 9 11 5 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 2.571 17.4 0.0 5.8 1.9 0.33
1988 27 0.6 Denver AA AAA MIL 4 1 .800 2.01 5 5 0 4 0 0 44.2 30 10 10 1 10 0 30 0 2 1 0.896 6.0 0.2 2.0 6.0 3.00
1989 28 1.5 Denver AA AAA MIL 2 2 .500 3.04 5 5 0 0 0 0 23.2 26 9 8 2 10 1 9 0 1 2 1.521 9.9 0.8 3.8 3.4 0.90
1990 29 2.4 Denver AA AAA MIL 3 8 .273 5.33 21 20 0 0 0 0 96.1 102 73 57 6 36 0 69 2 2 7 1.433 9.5 0.6 3.4 6.4 1.92
1991 30 5.7 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA CLE 2 3 .400 3.30 24 3 16 0 0 5 46.1 43 18 17 1 21 3 43 0 2 2 196 1.381 8.4 0.2 4.1 8.4 2.05
1991 30 6.0 Canton-Akron EL AA CLE 2 3 .400 3.89 21 2 14 0 0 5 39.1 39 17 17 1 18 3 40 0 2 2 170 1.449 8.9 0.2 4.1 9.2 2.22
1991 30 4.1 Colorado Springs PCL AAA CLE 0 0 0.00 3 1 2 0 0 0 7.0 4 1 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 26 1.000 5.1 0.0 3.9 3.9 1.00
1992 31 4.9 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 4 10 .286 4.08 21 19 0 3 0 0 117.0 108 61 53 9 31 0 101 2 3 9 481 1.188 8.3 0.7 2.4 7.8 3.26
1993 32 5.9 Richmond IL AAA ATL 13 8 .619 3.11 27 26 0 1 0 0 159.1 143 67 55 10 41 0 136 9 1 11 654 1.155 8.1 0.6 2.3 7.7 3.32
1994 33 7.1 Richmond IL AAA ATL 13 6 .684 2.73 28 28 0 1 0 0 164.2 145 58 50 8 46 0 143 2 2 5 658 1.160 7.9 0.4 2.5 7.8 3.11
1995 34 7.4 Norfolk IL AAA NYM 5 3 .625 2.36 9 9 0 0 0 0 53.1 52 20 14 2 13 0 39 1 0 1 215 1.219 8.8 0.3 2.2 6.6 3.00
13 Seasons 86 65 .570 3.33 229 201 17 21 2 5 1252.0 1162 571 463 65 413 17 1002 24 16 74 2204 1.258 8.4 0.5 3.0 7.2 2.43
Rk (1 season) Rk 3 1 .750 1.88 7 5 0 0 0 0 28.2 17 12 6 1 17 1 38 2 0 3 1.186 5.3 0.3 5.3 11.9 2.24
A (3 seasons) A 16 7 .696 2.41 34 33 1 6 2 0 224.0 173 83 60 7 82 4 209 3 1 16 1.138 7.0 0.3 3.3 8.4 2.55
AA (2 seasons) AA 11 12 .478 3.52 45 26 14 4 0 5 194.1 193 84 76 10 82 7 143 1 3 13 170 1.415 8.9 0.5 3.8 6.6 1.74
AAA (10 seasons) AAA 56 45 .554 3.59 143 137 2 11 0 0 805.0 779 392 321 47 232 5 612 18 12 42 2034 1.256 8.7 0.5 2.6 6.8 2.64
A 7890 (underlined) 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
1983 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs Rk-A MIL 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983 22 1.6 Paintsville APPY Rk MIL 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983 22 0.5 Beloit MIDW A MIL 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 23 1.3 Beloit MIDW A MIL 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1985 24 0.6 El Paso TL AA MIL 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1986 25 -0.5 Vancouver PCL AAA MIL 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1987 26 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-A MIL 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1987 26 4.1 Beloit MIDW A MIL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1987 26 0.1 Denver AA AAA MIL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1988 27 0.6 Denver AA AAA MIL 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1989 28 1.7 Denver AA AAA MIL 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1990 29 2.7 Denver AA AAA MIL 26 16 11 2 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 3 1 .182 .400 .455 .855 5 1 1 0 0
1991 30 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA CLE 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1991 30 6.4 Canton-Akron EL AA CLE 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1991 30 4.2 Colorado Springs PCL AAA CLE 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1992 31 5.0 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 21 13 10 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 .300 .364 .300 .664 3 0 2 0 0
1993 32 5.9 Richmond IL AAA ATL 27 18 16 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 .125 .125 .125 .250 2 0 2 0 0
1994 33 7.0 Richmond IL AAA ATL 28 25 21 0 4 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 .190 .227 .190 .418 4 1 1 3 0 0
1995 34 7.6 Norfolk IL AAA NYM 9 10 9 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .222 .300 .333 .633 3 0 0 0 0 0
13 Seasons 234 82 67 5 13 1 0 1 6 0 0 5 15 .194 .270 .254 .524 17 1 2 8 0 0
Rk (1 season) Rk 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A (3 seasons) A 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AA (2 seasons) AA 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AAA (10 seasons) AAA 148 82 67 5 13 1 0 1 6 0 0 5 15 .194 .270 .254 .524 17 1 2 8 0 0
A 7890 (underlined) 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 SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1983 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs Rk-A MIL P 14 24 7 16 1 1 .958 1.64
1983 22 Paintsville APPY Rk MIL P 7 13 3 10 0 1 1.000 1.86
1983 22 Beloit MIDW A MIL P 7 11 4 6 1 0 .909 1.43
1984 23 Beloit MIDW A MIL P 26 55 16 37 2 2 .964 2.04
1985 24 El Paso TL AA MIL P 24 43 17 25 1 1 .977 1.75
1986 25 Vancouver PCL AAA MIL P 23 33 11 20 2 0 .939 1.35
1987 26 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-A MIL P 2 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
1987 26 Beloit MIDW A MIL P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
1987 26 Denver AA AAA MIL P 1 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
1988 27 Denver AA AAA MIL P 5 18 9 9 0 1 1.000 3.60
1989 28 Denver AA AAA MIL P 5 7 2 5 0 1 1.000 1.40
1990 29 Denver AA AAA MIL P 21 28 10 16 2 3 .929 1.24
1991 30 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA CLE P 24 13 4 9 0 2 1.000 0.54
1991 30 Canton-Akron EL AA CLE P 21 11 4 7 0 1 1.000 0.52
1991 30 Colorado Springs PCL AAA CLE P 3 2 0 2 0 1 1.000 0.67
1992 31 Tidewater IL AAA NYM P 21 37 12 24 1 0 .973 1.71
1993 32 Richmond IL AAA ATL P 27 51 17 34 0 4 1.000 1.89
1994 33 Richmond IL AAA ATL P 28 34 11 21 2 3 .941 1.14
1995 34 Norfolk IL AAA NYM P 9 20 7 13 0 2 1.000 2.22 3 4 57%
13 Seasons 229 365 125 229 11 20 .970 1.55 3 4 57%
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: 7d25bbe0

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