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Butch Metzger

Clarence Edward Metzger

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 185 lb.

Born: May 23, 1952 in Lafayette, Indiana, US
High School: John F. Kennedy HS (Sacramento , CA)

Drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the 2nd round of the 1970 MLB June Amateur Draft from John F. Kennedy HS (Sacramento , CA).

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
1970 18 -1.3 Great Falls PION Rk SFG 2 9 .182 4.17 14 13 1 0 0 82.0 80 49 38 5 38 2 92 2 1 7 1.439 8.8 0.5 4.2 10.1 2.42
1971 19 -0.8 2 Teams 2 Lgs Rk-A SFG 9 12 .429 4.91 26 26 6 1 0 174.0 171 116 95 29 94 3 173 6 0 5 1.523 8.8 1.5 4.9 8.9 1.84
1971 19 -0.3 Magic Valley PION Rk 6 5 .545 3.91 13 13 4 1 0 106.0 88 52 46 13 46 0 108 2 0 2 1.264 7.5 1.1 3.9 9.2 2.35
1971 19 -1.5 Decatur MIDW A SFG 3 7 .300 6.49 13 13 2 0 0 68.0 83 64 49 16 48 3 65 4 0 3 1.926 11.0 2.1 6.4 8.6 1.35
1972 20 -1.0 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA SFG 6 7 .462 3.15 23 18 10 3 1 140.0 123 63 49 12 43 1 152 3 0 8 1.186 7.9 0.8 2.8 9.8 3.53
1972 20 -0.7 Decatur MIDW A SFG 4 6 .400 3.57 18 15 7 2 0 116.0 107 57 46 12 40 1 117 2 0 6 1.267 8.3 0.9 3.1 9.1 2.93
1972 20 -2.3 Amarillo TL AA SFG 2 1 .667 1.12 5 3 3 1 1 24.0 16 6 3 0 3 0 35 1 0 2 0.792 6.0 0.0 1.1 13.1 11.67
1973 21 -2.7 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA SFG 12 8 .600 3.41 30 29 11 2 0 203.0 192 90 77 11 71 3 147 4 0 1 1.296 8.5 0.5 3.1 6.5 2.07
1973 21 -1.8 Amarillo TL AA SFG 10 3 .769 2.75 17 17 9 2 0 131.0 105 49 40 5 49 2 108 4 0 1 1.176 7.2 0.3 3.4 7.4 2.20
1973 21 -4.2 Phoenix PCL AAA SFG 2 5 .286 4.62 13 12 2 0 0 72.0 87 41 37 6 22 1 39 0 0 0 1.514 10.9 0.8 2.8 4.9 1.77
1974 22 -2.4 Phoenix PCL AAA SFG 12 10 .545 4.72 33 28 9 1 0 204.0 209 120 107 20 90 7 148 9 1 6 1.466 9.2 0.9 4.0 6.5 1.64
1975 23 -2.0 Hawaii PCL AAA SDP 15 7 .682 3.62 36 20 9 2 5 169.0 163 86 68 16 78 3 114 5 1 3 1.426 8.7 0.9 4.2 6.1 1.46
1978 26 1.4 Oklahoma City AA AAA PHI 3 7 .300 4.50 11 10 1 0 0 68.0 74 41 34 1 18 0 30 7 0 0 1.353 9.8 0.1 2.4 4.0 1.67
1979 27 0.4 Caracas IAML AAA 2 0 1.000 0.50 2 1 0 0 18.0 8 2 1 5 7 0.722 4.0 2.5 3.5 1.40
1980 28 2.9 Richmond IL AAA ATL 3 6 .333 3.26 38 2 0 0 14 69.0 64 30 25 6 21 2 42 3 0 0 1.232 8.3 0.8 2.7 5.5 2.00
9 Seasons 64 66 .492 3.94 213 146 48 9 20 1127.0 1084 597 494 100 458 21 905 39 3 30 1.368 8.7 0.8 3.7 7.2 1.98
Rk (2 seasons) Rk 8 14 .364 4.02 27 26 5 1 0 188.0 168 101 84 18 84 2 200 4 1 9 1.340 8.0 0.9 4.0 9.6 2.38
A (2 seasons) A 7 13 .350 4.65 31 28 9 2 0 184.0 190 121 95 28 88 4 182 6 0 9 1.511 9.3 1.4 4.3 8.9 2.07
AA (2 seasons) AA 12 4 .750 2.50 22 20 12 3 1 155.0 121 55 43 5 52 2 143 5 0 3 1.116 7.0 0.3 3.0 8.3 2.75
AAA (6 seasons) AAA 37 35 .514 4.08 133 72 22 3 19 600.0 605 320 272 49 234 13 380 24 2 9 1.398 9.1 0.7 3.5 5.7 1.62
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
1970 18 -1.4 Great Falls PION Rk SFG 16 28 27 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 .148 .148 .148 .296 4 0 1 0
1971 19 -1.0 2 Teams 2 Lgs Rk-A SFG 26 71 60 2 8 1 0 0 5 0 0 5 26 .133 .212 .150 .362 9 1 5 0
1971 19 -0.5 Magic Valley PION Rk 13 46 39 1 5 1 0 0 1 0 0 4 19 .128 .209 .154 .363 6 0 3 0
1971 19 -1.9 Decatur MIDW A SFG 13 25 21 1 3 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 7 .143 .217 .143 .360 3 1 2 0
1972 20 -1.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA SFG 23 53 47 4 12 0 0 0 7 0 0 1 18 .255 .265 .255 .521 12 0 4 1
1972 20 -1.0 Decatur MIDW A SFG 18 45 41 4 10 0 0 0 5 0 0 1 16 .244 .262 .244 .506 10 0 3 0
1972 20 -2.5 Amarillo TL AA SFG 5 8 6 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 .333 .286 .333 .619 2 0 1 1
1973 21 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA SFG 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1973 21 -1.7 Amarillo TL AA SFG 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1973 21 -4.4 Phoenix PCL AAA SFG 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1974 22 -2.9 Phoenix PCL AAA SFG 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1975 23 -2.2 Hawaii PCL AAA SDP 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1978 26 0.9 Oklahoma City AA AAA PHI 11 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
1979 27 -0.5 Caracas IAML AAA 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1980 28 3.2 Richmond IL AAA ATL 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Seasons 215 154 136 7 24 1 0 0 12 0 0 6 55 .176 .215 .184 .399 25 1 10 1
Rk (2 seasons) Rk 29 74 66 2 9 1 0 0 1 0 0 4 29 .136 .186 .152 .337 10 0 4 0
A (2 seasons) A 31 70 62 5 13 0 0 0 9 0 0 2 23 .210 .246 .210 .456 13 1 5 0
AA (2 seasons) AA 22 8 6 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 .333 .286 .333 .619 2 0 1 1
AAA (6 seasons) AAA 133 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 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 lgCS% PO
1970 18 Great Falls PION Rk SFG P 14 14 3 10 1 0 .929 0.93
1971 19 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-Rk SFG P 26 37 7 28 2 1 .946 1.35
1971 19 Magic Valley PION Rk P 13 24 5 18 1 1 .958 1.77
1971 19 Decatur MIDW A SFG P 13 13 2 10 1 0 .923 0.92
1972 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA SFG P 23 18 5 11 2 0 .889 0.70
1972 20 Decatur MIDW A SFG P 18 14 3 10 1 0 .929 0.72
1972 20 Amarillo TL AA SFG P 5 4 2 1 1 0 .750 0.60
1973 21 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA SFG P 30 19 7 10 2 1 .895 0.57
1973 21 Amarillo TL AA SFG P 17 11 5 5 1 0 .909 0.59
1973 21 Phoenix PCL AAA SFG P 13 8 2 5 1 1 .875 0.54
1974 22 Phoenix PCL AAA SFG P 33 24 9 13 2 1 .917 0.67
1975 23 Hawaii PCL AAA SDP P 36 30 9 20 1 1 .967 0.81
1978 26 Oklahoma City AA AAA PHI P 11 6 3 3 0 0 1.000 0.55
1979 27 Caracas IAML AAA P 2 0.00
1980 28 Richmond IL AAA ATL P 38 13 7 6 0 0 1.000 0.34
9 Seasons 213 161 50 101 10 4 .938 0.71
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: 0c7eb75b

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