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John Axford

John Berton Axford (twitter: @JohnAxford)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 5", Weight: 220 lb.

Born: April 1, 1983 in Simcoe, Ontario, Canada
High Schools: Assumption College (Brantford, ON), Assumption College School (Port Dover, ON)
Schools: Canisius College (Buffalo, NY), University of Notre Dame (South Bend, IN)
Signed
by the New York Yankees as an amateur free agent in 2006. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 15, 2009 (Age 26.167, 17,277th in MLB history)   vs. CHC 1.0 IP, 1 H, 1 SO, 3 BB, 1 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2010 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Brewers/Indians/Pirates/Cardinals/Rockies 2009-2015
2015 Contract Status: Signed thru 2015, 1 yr/$2.6M (15) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2015): 4.170, Arb Eligible: 2016, Free Agent: 2017 [*], Agents: Beverly Hills Sports Council [*]
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Standard Batting

Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2009 26 MIL NL 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 /1
2010 27 MIL NL 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2011 28 MIL NL 74 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 CYA-9,MVP-17
2012 29 MIL NL 75 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2013 30 TOT NL 75 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2013 30 MIL NL 62 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2013 30 STL NL 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2014 31 TOT MLB 62 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2014 31 CLE AL 49 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2014 31 PIT NL 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2015 32 COL NL 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 /1
7 Yrs 348 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0
162 Game Avg. 162 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0
MIL (5 yrs) 268 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0
COL (1 yr) 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CLE (1 yr) 49 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
PIT (1 yr) 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
STL (1 yr) 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
NL (7 yrs) 299 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0
AL (1 yr) 49 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
2009 26 MIL NL 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /1
2010 27 MIL NL 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 1
2011 28 MIL NL 74 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $442,500 1 CYA-9,MVP-17
2012 29 MIL NL 75 1 -0 0 0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.1 0 $525,000 1
2013 30 MIL NL 62 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 -0.0 0 $5,000,000 1
2013 30 STL NL 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 1
2014 31 CLE AL 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $4,500,000 1
2014 31 PIT NL 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 -0.0 0 1
2015 32 COL NL 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 -0.0 0 /1
7 Seasons 301 1 -0 0 0 0 2 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .500 .500 0.1 0.1 1 $10,467,500
MIL (5 yrs) 268 1 -0 0 0 0 1 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .500 .500 0.1 0.1 1 $5,967,500
COL (1 yr) 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 -0.0 0
CLE (1 yr) 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $4,500,000
PIT (1 yr) 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 -0.0 0
STL (1 yr) 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0

Advanced Batting

Year Age Tm Lg PA Outs RC RC/G AIR BAbip BA lgBA OBP lgOBP SLG lgSLG OPS lgOPS OPS+ OWn% BtRuns BtWins TotA SecA ISO PwrSpd
2012 29 MIL NL 1 1 0 0.0 105 .000 .267 .000 .333 .000 .423 .000 .756 -100 .000 -0.3 -0.0 .000 .000 .000
7 Yrs 1 1 0 0.0 105 .000 .267 .000 .333 .000 .423 .000 .756 -100 .000 -0.3 -0.0 .000 .000 .000
162 Game Avg. 0 0 0 0.0 105 .000 .267 .000 .333 .000 .423 .000 .756 -100 .000 -0.3 -0.0 .000 .000 .000

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2011 28 MIL NL NLDS ARI W 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 28 MIL NL NLCS STL L 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 30 STL NL NLDS PIT W 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 30 STL NL NLCS LAD W 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 30 STL NL WS BOS L 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Yrs (5 Series) 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 NLDS 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 NLCS 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 WS 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Ratio Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% SO/W AB/SO AB/HR AB/RBI GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB
2012 29 MIL NL 1 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.0 0%
7 Yrs 1 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.0 0%
MLB Averages 2.5% 19.2% 8.2% 7.5% 33% 2.35 4.7 35.5 8.3 0.82 1.09 68% 21% 7.5% 13%

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
2009 26 MIL NL 0.0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 27 MIL NL 0.0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 28 MIL NL 0.0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 29 MIL NL -0.3 -0.0 1 -0.0 0.0 -0.0 .46 -0.0 -0.0 -0.4 -0.0 1.47 -0.3 0
2013 30 TOT NL 0.0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 30 MIL NL 0.0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 30 STL NL 0.0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2014 31 TOT MLB 0.0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2014 31 CLE AL 0.0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2014 31 PIT NL 0.0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2015 32 COL NL 0.0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
7 Yrs -0.3 -0.0 1 -0.0 0.0 -0.0 .46 -0.0 -0.0 -0.4 -0.0 1.47 -0.3 0

Baserunning & Misc. Stats*

Year Age Tm Lg ROE XI RS% SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS OOB OOB1 OOB2 OOB3 OOBHm BT XBT% 1stS 1stS2 1stS3 1stD 1stD3 1stDH 2ndS 2ndS3 2ndSH
2012 29 MIL NL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Yrs 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Situational Batting*

Hits Pinch Hitting Home Runs SH GIDP PrdOut BaseRunners Advances
Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% H Inf Bnt AB H HR RBI PHlev All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd IP Att Suc % DPopp DPs DP% Opp Suc % BR BRS BRS% <2,3B Scr % 0,2B Adv % PAu
2012 29 MIL NL 1 0% 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0% 0 0 0 0 0
7 Yrs 1 0% 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0% 0 0 0 0 0
MLB Averages 55% 68% 11% 32% 14% 51% 55%

Pitch Summary -- Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Pit Pit/PA Str Str% L/Str S/Str F/Str I/Str AS/Str I/Bll AS/Pit Con 1stS 30% 30c 30s 20% 20c 20s 31% 31c 31s L/SO S/SO L/SO% PAu Pitu Stru
2012 29 MIL NL 1 4 4.00 3 75.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 1 0 100.0% 0 0 0
1 Yr 1 4 4.00 3 75.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 1 0 100.0% 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 63.6% 27.8% 15.5% 27.0% 29.6% 72.2% 1.5% 45.9% 78.5% 26.7% 4.8% 14.1% 8.6% 24.4%

Cumulative Batting

Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2012 29 206 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 30 281 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 31 343 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 32 348 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0

Neutralized Batting

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 716 total runs (4.42 R/G)
How this works
Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS RC Gact
2012 29 75 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 75
1 Yr 75 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 75
162 Game Avg. 162 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 75



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
2011 NL (17, 2%)
0.02 Career Shares (1413th)

Cy Young (yr lg (rk, shr))
2011 NL (9, 1%)
0.01 Career Shares (307th)

             

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