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Bruce Berenyi

Bruce Michael Berenyi

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 205 lb.

Born: August 21, 1954 in Bryan, OH
Schools: Glen Oaks Community College (Centreville, MI), Northwest Missouri State University (Maryville, MO), Truman State University (Kirksville, MO)
Drafted
by the Cincinnati Reds in the 1st round (3rd pick) of the 1976 amateur draft (June Secondary). (All Transactions)
Debut: July 5, 1980 (Age 25.319)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1981 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Reds/Mets 1980-1986
Agents: Justin Hirsch [*]
Final Game: July 9, 1986 (Age 31.322)
Relatives: Nephew of Ned Garver
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Standard Pitching

Year Age Tm Lg W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W Awards
1980 25 CIN NL 2 2 .500 7.81 6 6 0 0 0 0 27.2 34 26 24 1 23 0 19 0 0 3 132 47 4.34 2.060 11.1 0.3 7.5 6.2 0.83
1981 26 CIN NL 9 6 .600 3.50 21 20 0 5 3 0 126.0 97 55 49 3 77 0 106 0 2 7 544 102 3.06 1.381 6.9 0.2 5.5 7.6 1.38 RoY-4
1982 27 CIN NL 9 18 .333 3.36 34 34 0 4 1 0 222.1 208 90 83 8 96 5 157 2 3 16 938 110 3.09 1.367 8.4 0.3 3.9 6.4 1.64
1983 28 CIN NL 9 14 .391 3.86 32 31 1 4 1 0 186.1 173 92 80 9 102 3 151 2 0 8 816 98 3.44 1.476 8.4 0.4 4.9 7.3 1.48
1984 29 TOT NL 12 13 .480 4.45 32 30 1 0 0 0 166.0 163 93 82 6 95 4 134 1 0 11 737 82 3.36 1.554 8.8 0.3 5.2 7.3 1.41
1984 29 CIN NL 3 7 .300 6.00 13 11 1 0 0 0 51.0 63 35 34 0 42 2 53 0 0 4 251 63 3.16 2.059 11.1 0.0 7.4 9.4 1.26
1984 29 NYM NL 9 6 .600 3.76 19 19 0 0 0 0 115.0 100 58 48 6 53 2 81 1 0 7 486 95 3.45 1.330 7.8 0.5 4.1 6.3 1.53
1985 30 NYM NL 1 0 1.000 2.63 3 3 0 0 0 0 13.2 8 6 4 0 10 0 10 1 0 3 58 137 3.64 1.317 5.3 0.0 6.6 6.6 1.00
1986 31 NYM NL 2 2 .500 6.35 14 7 2 0 0 0 39.2 47 30 28 5 22 0 30 1 0 4 184 57 4.64 1.739 10.7 1.1 5.0 6.8 1.36
7 Yrs 44 55 .444 4.03 142 131 4 13 5 0 781.2 730 392 350 32 425 12 607 7 5 52 3409 91 3.36 1.478 8.4 0.4 4.9 7.0 1.43
162 Game Avg. 11 14 .444 4.03 35 33 1 3 1 0 195 182 98 87 8 106 3 151 2 1 13 849 91 3.36 1.478 8.4 0.4 4.9 7.0 1.43
CIN (5 yrs) 32 47 .405 3.96 106 102 2 13 5 0 613.1 575 298 270 21 340 10 486 4 5 38 2681 93 3.25 1.492 8.4 0.3 5.0 7.1 1.43
NYM (3 yrs) 12 8 .600 4.28 36 29 2 0 0 0 168.1 155 94 80 11 85 2 121 3 0 14 728 84 3.74 1.426 8.3 0.6 4.5 6.5 1.42
Hold your mouse over the values in the Saves, ERA, or FIP columns for additional information.

Player Value--Pitchers

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Awards
1980 25 CIN NL 27.2 6 6 26 8.46 4.05 0.01 0.14 101.4 4.24 -13 -1.2 -0.0 -0.9 -11 .302 .493
1981 26 CIN NL 126.0 21 20 55 3.93 3.83 -0.02 0.13 100.6 4.01 -1 -0.1 .6 -0.1 1.0 11 .496 .500 RoY-4
1982 27 CIN NL 222.1 34 34 90 3.64 4.16 -0.33 0.15 102.4 4.75 25 2.9 -0.1 4.9 46 .587 .518 $75,000
1983 28 CIN NL 186.1 32 31 92 4.44 4.14 0.13 0.14 103.8 4.30 -4 -0.4 .2 -0.1 1.3 13 .488 .498 $150,000
1984 29 CIN NL 51.0 13 11 35 6.18 4.14 -0.31 0.11 103.7 4.74 -9 -0.9 2.3 -0.1 -0.5 -4 .429 .494
1984 29 NYM NL 115.0 19 19 58 4.54 4.02 -0.13 0.14 100.8 4.33 -4 -0.4 -0.1 0.6 7 .477 .497 $250,000
1985 30 NYM NL 13.2 3 3 6 3.95 3.96 0.01 0.13 97.3 3.97 -0 -0.0 -0.0 0.1 1 .497 .500 $325,000
1986 31 NYM NL 39.2 14 7 30 6.81 4.02 0.05 0.03 94.9 3.80 -13 -1.4 1.3 -0.1 -1.1 -10 .403 .492
7 Seasons 781.2 142 131 392 4.51 4.07 -0.10 0.13 101.8 4.38 -19 -1.4 1.3 -0.5 5.3 54 .490 .502 $800,000
CIN (5 yrs) 613.1 106 102 298 4.37 4.08 -0.11 0.14 102.5 4.44 -1 0.4 1.4 -0.3 5.7 56 .503 .504 $225,000
NYM (3 yrs) 168.1 36 29 94 5.03 4.02 -0.08 0.11 99.1 4.18 -17 -1.8 1.3 -0.1 -0.4 -2 .450 .495 $575,000

Batting Against -- Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg PAu G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS BAbip TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB ROE
1980 25 CIN NL 6 132 107 26 34 3 1 1 12 3 23 19 .318 .438 .393 .831 .379 42 4 0 2 0 0 2
1981 26 CIN NL 21 544 460 55 97 18 0 3 20 4 77 106 .211 .322 .270 .591 .265 124 12 0 3 4 0 7
1982 27 CIN NL 34 938 816 90 208 33 6 8 34 8 96 157 .255 .332 .339 .672 .304 277 29 2 17 7 5 8
1983 28 CIN NL 32 816 699 92 173 29 8 9 22 5 102 151 .247 .343 .351 .694 .302 245 20 2 8 4 3 11
1984 29 TOT NL 32 737 626 93 163 29 5 6 27 10 95 134 .260 .357 .351 .709 .321 220 18 1 12 3 4 8
1984 29 CIN NL 13 251 206 35 63 17 3 0 11 4 42 53 .306 .422 .417 .839 .409 86 3 0 2 1 2 1
1984 29 NYM NL 19 486 420 58 100 12 2 6 16 6 53 81 .238 .324 .319 .643 .281 134 15 1 10 2 2 7
1985 30 NYM NL 3 58 47 6 8 1 0 0 3 1 10 10 .170 .328 .191 .519 .216 9 3 1 0 0 0 2
1986 31 NYM NL 14 184 157 30 47 8 0 5 7 2 22 30 .299 .383 .446 .828 .336 70 4 1 1 3 0 3
7 Yrs 142 3409 2912 392 730 121 20 32 125 33 425 607 .251 .345 .339 .684 .304 987 90 7 43 21 12 41
162 Game Avg. 35 849 725 98 182 30 5 8 31 8 106 151 .251 .345 .339 .684 .304 246 22 2 11 5 3 10
MLB Averages .260 .324 .387 .711 .284

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg PtchR PtchW Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI LevHi LevMd LevLo
1980 25 CIN NL -12.4 -1.2 150 -0.9 2.4 -3.2 1.11 -0.9 0.1 -11.5 -1.1 1.10 -8.9 0 0 0
1981 26 CIN NL 0.9 0.1 575 0.2 9.7 -9.4 1.09 0.4 -0.2 -1.2 -0.1 0.97 4.5 0 0 1
1982 27 CIN NL 9.6 1.0 1003 0.7 18.2 -17.5 1.10 1.1 -0.5 8.9 0.9 0.99 12.5 0 0 0
1983 28 CIN NL -2.0 -0.2 857 -0.8 13.4 -14.2 .98 -0.7 -0.1 -3.8 -0.4 1.00 -6.1 0 0 1
1984 29 TOT NL -14.3 -1.5 787 -1.6 13.8 -15.4 1.14 -1.0 -0.4 -17.0 -1.7 1.02 -10.8 2 0 0
1984 29 CIN NL -10.4 -1.0 270 -0.9 4.7 -5.6 1.20 -1.1 0.4 -12.0 -1.2 1.13 -11.6 2 0 0
1984 29 NYM NL -4.0 -0.4 517 -0.7 9.1 -9.7 1.12 0.1 -0.7 -4.9 -0.5 0.97 0.8 0 0 0
1985 30 NYM NL 0.8 0.1 65 0.4 1.2 -0.9 1.06 0.0 0.3 -0.5 -0.0 1.07 0.2 0 0 0
1986 31 NYM NL -11.9 -1.2 195 -1.3 2.5 -3.8 .98 -0.9 -0.4 -13.0 -1.3 1.06 -10.1 2 2 3
7 Yrs -29.4 -2.8 3632 -3.2 61.2 -64.4 1.07 -1.9 -1.0 -38.0 -3.7 1.01 -18.8 4 2 5

Starting Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg G GS Wgs Lgs ND Wchp Ltuf Wtm Ltm tmW-L% Wlst Lsv CG SHO QS QS% GmScA Best Wrst BQR BQS sDR lDR RS/GS RS/IP IP/GS Pit/GS <80 80-99 100-119 ≥120 Max
1980 25 CIN NL 6 6 2 2 2 0 0 3 3 .500 0 1 0 0 2 33% 37.5 57 17 11 8 0 4 5.6 4.8 4.6
1981 26 CIN NL 21 20 9 6 5 2 2 14 6 .700 0 2 5 3 11 55% 56.1 94 25 25 8 3 9 4.6 3.7 6.2
1982 27 CIN NL 34 34 9 18 7 2 9 11 23 .324 1 5 4 1 21 62% 53.9 79 16 28 6 0 6 2.5 1.9 6.5
1983 28 CIN NL 32 31 9 14 8 2 5 13 18 .419 2 4 4 1 14 45% 51.2 84 22 22 8 3 12 4.3 4.4 6.0
1984 29 TOT NL 32 30 11 13 6 1 2 15 15 .500 2 4 0 0 14 47% 48.6 74 8 29 10 1 13 4.1 4.3 5.4
1984 29 CIN NL 13 11 2 7 2 1 2 3 8 .273 1 1 0 0 4 36% 42.5 65 15 18 6 1 6 3.4 3.2 4.3
1984 29 NYM NL 19 19 9 6 4 0 0 12 7 .632 1 3 0 0 10 53% 52.1 74 8 11 4 0 7 4.5 4.8 6.1
1985 30 NYM NL 3 3 1 0 2 0 0 2 1 .667 0 0 0 0 1 33% 53.7 80 35 3 0 0 2 4.8 7.6 4.6
1986 31 NYM NL 14 7 1 2 4 1 0 4 3 .571 1 2 0 0 1 14% 42.6 62 31 7 1 1 4 4.6 5.6 4.3
7 Yrs 142 131 42 55 34 8 18 62 69 .473 6 18 13 5 64 49% 51 94 8 125 41 8 50 3.9 3.6 5.8
MLB Averages .500 51% 51 98 -12 4.3 4.3 6.3

Reliever Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg G GR GF Wgr Lgr SVOpp SV BSv SV% SVSit Hold IR IS IS% 1stIP aLI LevHi LevMd LevLo Ahd Tie Bhd Runr Empt >3o <3o IPmult 0DR Out/GR Pit/GR
1981 26 CIN NL 21 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1.089 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 5.0
1983 28 CIN NL 32 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 50% 10 .977 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
1984 29 TOT NL 32 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0% 1.144 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 2 0 2 1 5.5
1984 29 CIN NL 13 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0% 6 1.199 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 2 0 2 1 5.5
1986 31 NYM NL 14 7 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 2 33% 7 .979 2 2 3 0 2 5 3 4 4 0 4 0 4.1
4 Yrs 80 11 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 3 30% 1.042 4 2 5 0 4 7 5 6 7 0 7 1 4.4

Ratio Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB DPopp DPs DP%
1980 25 CIN NL 132 63% 0.8% 14.4% 17.4% 3.8% 15% 1.31 66% 30 4 13%
1981 26 CIN NL 544 49% 0.6% 19.5% 14.2% 3.9% 22% 1.54 65% 92 12 13%
1982 27 CIN NL 938 49% 0.9% 16.7% 10.2% 5.0% 23% 1.78 70% 162 29 18%
1983 28 CIN NL 816 48% 1.1% 18.5% 12.5% 5.6% 27% 1.53 67% 164 20 12%
1984 29 TOT NL 737 52% 0.8% 18.2% 12.9% 5.4% 25% 1.23 66% 159 18 11%
1984 29 CIN NL 251 60% 0.0% 21.1% 16.7% 8.0% 32% 0.88 61% 60 3 5%
1984 29 NYM NL 486 48% 1.2% 16.7% 10.9% 4.1% 20% 1.39 69% 99 15 15%
1985 30 NYM NL 58 53% 0.0% 17.2% 17.2% 1.7% 13% 2.33 64% 13 3 23%
1986 31 NYM NL 184 52% 2.7% 16.3% 12.0% 7.1% 28% 1.32 68% 43 4 9%
7 Yrs 3409 50% 0.9% 17.8% 12.5% 5.1% 24% 1.52 67% 663 90 14%
MLB Averages 42% 2.1% 13.6% 8.4% 6.6% 29% 1.08 74% 11%

Baserunning & Situational Stats*

Hits Home Runs Advances Baserunning
Year Age Tm Lg PA H Inf Bnt All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd <2,3B Scr SO % ROE WP PB SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS BT PAu
1980 25 CIN NL 132 34 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 12 7 3 58% 2 3 0 62 12 3 80% 11 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0
1981 26 CIN NL 544 97 3 0 12 2 1 0 3 30 19 4 63% 7 7 1 202 20 4 83% 19 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 15 0
1982 27 CIN NL 938 208 8 0 13 5 3 4 4 61 30 8 49% 8 16 4 338 34 8 81% 31 6 3 2 0 0 0 0 36 0
1983 28 CIN NL 816 173 9 0 30 6 3 6 3 45 22 14 49% 11 8 3 321 22 5 81% 21 5 1 0 0 0 2 1 18 0
1984 29 TOT NL 737 163 6 0 19 4 2 6 0 52 31 8 60% 8 11 2 308 27 10 73% 27 8 0 1 0 1 0 0 19 0
1984 29 CIN NL 251 63 0 0 14 0 0 0 0 30 14 7 47% 1 4 0 110 11 4 73% 11 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 6 0
1984 29 NYM NL 486 100 6 0 5 4 2 6 0 22 17 1 77% 7 7 2 198 16 6 73% 16 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 13 0
1985 30 NYM NL 58 8 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 3 1 24 3 1 75% 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 0
1986 31 NYM NL 184 47 5 0 8 3 2 2 3 17 13 1 76% 3 4 0 77 7 2 78% 7 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 6 0
7 Yrs 3409 730 32 0 84 21 11 19 13 217 123 38 57% 41 52 11 1332 125 33 79% 119 25 6 6 0 2 2 1 102 0
MLB Averages 54% 67%

Cumulative Pitching

Year Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W ERA+
1980 25 2 2 .500 7.81 6 6 0 0 0 0 27.2 34 26 24 1 23 0 19 0 0 3 132 47 2.060 11.1 0.3 7.5 6.2 0.83 47
1981 26 11 8 .579 4.28 27 26 0 5 3 0 153.2 131 81 73 4 100 0 125 0 2 10 676 84 1.503 7.7 0.2 5.9 7.3 1.25 84
1982 27 20 26 .435 3.73 61 60 0 9 4 0 376.0 339 171 156 12 196 5 282 2 5 26 1614 98 1.423 8.1 0.3 4.7 6.8 1.44 98
1983 28 29 40 .420 3.78 93 91 1 13 5 0 562.1 512 263 236 21 298 8 433 4 5 34 2430 98 1.440 8.2 0.3 4.8 6.9 1.45 98
1984 29 41 53 .436 3.93 125 121 2 13 5 0 728.1 675 356 318 27 393 12 567 5 5 45 3167 94 1.466 8.3 0.3 4.9 7.0 1.44 94
1985 30 42 53 .442 3.91 128 124 2 13 5 0 742.0 683 362 322 27 403 12 577 6 5 48 3225 94 1.464 8.3 0.3 4.9 7.0 1.43 94
1986 31 44 55 .444 4.03 142 131 4 13 5 0 781.2 730 392 350 32 425 12 607 7 5 52 3409 91 1.478 8.4 0.4 4.9 7.0 1.43 91

Neutralized Pitching

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 W L W-L% ERA IP H R ER HR BB SO HBP WHIP H9 BB9 SO9 SO/W HR9 Gact
1980 25 1 2 .333 8.04 28.0 37 28 25 1 25 19 0 2.214 11.9 8.0 6.1 0.76 0.3 6
1981 26 11 10 .524 3.96 191.0 158 93 84 5 125 160 0 1.482 7.4 5.9 7.5 1.28 0.2 21
1982 27 14 11 .560 3.49 222.0 220 95 86 8 102 157 2 1.450 8.9 4.1 6.4 1.54 0.3 34
1983 28 10 11 .476 4.16 186.0 179 95 86 9 106 151 2 1.532 8.7 5.1 7.3 1.42 0.4 32
1984 29 8 10 .444 4.88 166.0 172 100 90 6 100 134 1 1.639 9.3 5.4 7.3 1.34 0.3 32
1985 30 1 1 .500 3.86 14.0 9 7 6 0 11 10 1 1.429 5.8 7.1 6.4 0.91 0.0 3
1986 31 2 2 .500 6.75 40.0 50 33 30 5 23 30 1 1.825 11.3 5.2 6.8 1.30 1.1 14
7 Yrs 47 47 .500 4.32 847.0 825 451 407 34 492 661 7 1.555 8.8 7.0 1.34 0.4 142



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

WAR for Pitcherss c a p y
1982 NL  4.9 (8th)

Hits per 9 IP s c a p y
1981 NL  6.929 (4th)

Strikeouts per 9 IP s c a p y
1981 NL  7.571 (5th)
1982 NL  6.355 (8th)
1983 NL  7.293 (5th)
1984 NL  7.265 (4th)

Strikeouts s c a p y
1981 NL  106 (6th)
1982 NL  157 (9th)
1983 NL  151 (10th)

Complete Games s c a p y
1981 NL  5 (9th)

Shutouts s c a p y
1981 NL  3 (4th)

Bases on Balls s c a p y
1981 NL  77 (1st)
1982 NL  96 (3rd)
1983 NL  102 (3rd)
1984 NL  95 (5th)

Home Runs per 9 IP s c a p y
1981 NL  0.214 (5th)
1982 NL  0.324 (1st)
1983 NL  0.435 (4th)
1984 NL  0.325 (4th)

Losses s c a p y
1982 NL  18 (1st)
1983 NL  14 (4th)
1984 NL  13 (10th)

Wild Pitches s c a p y
1981 NL  7 (4th)
1982 NL  16 (4th)
1983 NL  8 (9th)
1984 NL  11 (4th)

Fielding Independent Pitching s c a p y
1982 NL  3.09 (10th)

             

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkPitching - 17 (1204), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame StandardsPitching - 5 (1435), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Starting Pitcher (1109th), 6.3 career WAR/6.3 7yr-peak WAR/6.3 JAWS
Average HOF P (out of 59) = 73.4 career WAR/50.2 7yr-peak WAR/61.8 JAWS

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