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Joe Blanton

Joseph Matthew Blanton

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 215 lb.

Born: December 11, 1980 in Bowling Green, KY
High School: Franklin-Simpson HS (Franklin, KY)
School: University of Kentucky (Lexington, KY)
Drafted
by the Oakland Athletics in the 1st round (24th pick) of the 2002 amateur draft.
Signed July 20, 2002. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 21, 2004 (Age 23.285)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2005 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Athletics/Phillies/Angels/Dodgers 2004-2013
Agents: CAA Sports (Jeff Berry) [*]
Final Game: September 3, 2013 (Age 32.266)
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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
2004 23 OAK AL 0 0 5.63 3 0 1 0 0 0 8.0 6 5 5 1 2 0 6 0 0 0 30 84 3.92 1.000 6.8 1.1 2.3 6.8 3.00
2005 24 OAK AL 12 12 .500 3.53 33 33 0 2 0 0 201.1 178 86 79 23 67 3 116 5 2 4 835 124 4.43 1.217 8.0 1.0 3.0 5.2 1.73 RoY-6
2006 25 OAK AL 16 12 .571 4.82 32 31 0 1 1 0 194.1 241 111 104 17 58 4 107 5 0 3 856 92 4.16 1.539 11.2 0.8 2.7 5.0 1.84
2007 26 OAK AL 14 10 .583 3.95 34 34 0 3 1 0 230.0 240 106 101 16 40 4 140 4 1 3 950 108 3.50 1.217 9.4 0.6 1.6 5.5 3.50
2008 27 TOT MLB 9 12 .429 4.69 33 33 0 0 0 0 197.2 211 110 103 22 66 3 111 4 0 2 855 90 4.52 1.401 9.6 1.0 3.0 5.1 1.68
2008 27 OAK AL 5 12 .294 4.96 20 20 0 0 0 0 127.0 145 74 70 12 35 3 62 1 0 1 550 83 4.23 1.417 10.3 0.9 2.5 4.4 1.77
2008 27 PHI NL 4 0 1.000 4.20 13 13 0 0 0 0 70.2 66 36 33 10 31 0 49 3 0 1 305 104 5.03 1.373 8.4 1.3 3.9 6.2 1.58
2009 28 PHI NL 12 8 .600 4.05 31 31 0 0 0 0 195.1 198 89 88 30 59 4 163 8 0 7 837 104 4.45 1.316 9.1 1.4 2.7 7.5 2.76
2010 29 PHI NL 9 6 .600 4.82 29 28 0 0 0 0 175.2 206 104 94 27 43 6 134 3 0 2 765 85 4.34 1.417 10.6 1.4 2.2 6.9 3.12
2011 30 PHI NL 1 2 .333 5.01 11 8 1 0 0 0 41.1 52 23 23 5 9 0 35 1 0 0 180 77 3.63 1.476 11.3 1.1 2.0 7.6 3.89
2012 31 TOT NL 10 13 .435 4.71 31 30 1 2 1 0 191.0 207 106 100 29 34 5 166 3 0 5 806 84 3.91 1.262 9.8 1.4 1.6 7.8 4.88
2012 31 PHI NL 8 9 .471 4.59 21 20 1 2 1 0 133.1 141 74 68 22 18 2 115 3 0 4 560 88 3.99 1.193 9.5 1.5 1.2 7.8 6.39
2012 31 LAD NL 2 4 .333 4.99 10 10 0 0 0 0 57.2 66 32 32 7 16 3 51 0 0 1 246 76 3.74 1.422 10.3 1.1 2.5 8.0 3.19
2013 32 LAA AL 2 14 .125 6.04 28 20 7 0 0 0 132.2 180 96 89 29 34 4 108 4 0 9 611 62 5.12 1.613 12.2 2.0 2.3 7.3 3.18
10 Yrs 85 89 .489 4.51 265 248 10 8 3 0 1567.1 1719 836 786 199 412 33 1086 37 3 35 6725 92 4.23 1.360 9.9 1.1 2.4 6.2 2.64
162 Game Avg. 11 12 .489 4.51 35 33 1 1 0 0 208 228 111 104 26 55 4 144 5 0 5 891 92 4.23 1.360 9.9 1.1 2.4 6.2 2.64
PHI (5 yrs) 34 25 .576 4.47 105 100 2 2 1 0 616.1 663 326 306 94 160 12 496 18 0 14 2647 92 4.33 1.335 9.7 1.4 2.3 7.2 3.10
OAK (5 yrs) 47 46 .505 4.25 122 118 1 6 2 0 760.2 810 382 359 69 202 14 431 15 3 11 3221 101 4.04 1.330 9.6 0.8 2.4 5.1 2.13
LAD (1 yr) 2 4 .333 4.99 10 10 0 0 0 0 57.2 66 32 32 7 16 3 51 0 0 1 246 76 3.74 1.422 10.3 1.1 2.5 8.0 3.19
LAA (1 yr) 2 14 .125 6.04 28 20 7 0 0 0 132.2 180 96 89 29 34 4 108 4 0 9 611 62 5.12 1.613 12.2 2.0 2.3 7.3 3.18
NL (5 yrs) 36 29 .554 4.51 115 110 2 2 1 0 674.0 729 358 338 101 176 15 547 18 0 15 2893 91 4.28 1.343 9.7 1.3 2.4 7.3 3.11
AL (6 yrs) 49 60 .450 4.51 150 138 8 6 2 0 893.1 990 478 448 98 236 18 539 19 3 20 3832 94 4.20 1.372 10.0 1.0 2.4 5.4 2.28
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
2004 23 OAK AL 8.0 3 0 5 5.63 5.36 -0.10 -0.40 97.5 4.93 -1 -0.1 .4 0.0 0.0 0 .477 .500
2005 24 OAK AL 201.1 33 33 86 3.84 4.76 0.25 0.18 100.6 4.71 18 1.8 -0.1 3.8 41 .556 .511 $316,500 RoY-6
2006 25 OAK AL 194.1 32 31 111 5.14 4.93 0.01 0.18 96.7 4.93 -7 -0.7 .2 -0.1 1.2 17 .479 .496 $327,000
2007 26 OAK AL 230.0 34 34 106 4.15 4.97 0.13 0.19 94.7 4.76 14 1.4 -0.1 3.6 42 .541 .509 $380,000
2008 27 OAK AL 127.0 20 20 74 5.24 4.88 0.31 0.19 93.5 4.45 -14 -1.3 -0.1 -0.1 3 .435 .492 $3,700,000
2008 27 PHI NL 70.2 13 13 36 4.58 4.60 0.46 0.18 102.2 4.42 -1 -0.1 -0.0 0.5 5 .493 .499
2009 28 PHI NL 195.1 31 31 89 4.10 4.56 0.10 0.18 98.6 4.57 10 1.0 -0.1 2.6 27 .534 .506 $5,475,000
2010 29 PHI NL 175.2 29 28 104 5.33 4.38 -0.04 0.16 100.8 4.62 -14 -1.5 .3 -0.1 -0.1 1 .449 .491 $3,000,000
2011 30 PHI NL 41.1 11 8 23 5.01 4.11 -0.39 0.12 98.2 4.54 -2 -0.3 .4 -0.0 0.1 1 .476 .498 $10,500,000
2012 31 PHI NL 133.1 21 20 74 5.00 4.26 0.00 0.16 98.3 4.35 -11 -1.1 2.2 -0.1 -0.0 1 .448 .493 $8,500,000
2012 31 LAD NL 57.2 10 10 32 4.99 4.34 -0.03 0.16 98.7 4.48 -4 -0.4 -0.0 0.1 1 .461 .498
2013 32 LAA AL 132.2 28 20 96 6.51 4.24 -0.35 0.10 92.8 4.35 -34 -3.3 .5 -0.0 -2.0 -19 .383 .480 $6,500,000
10 Seasons 1567.1 265 248 836 4.80 4.63 0.07 0.17 97.5 4.61 -46 -4.4 .5 -0.9 9.6 120 .484 .498 $38,698,500
PHI (5 yrs) 616.1 105 100 326 4.76 4.42 0.05 0.17 99.5 4.52 -19 -1.9 .7 -0.4 3.0 35 .482 .498 $27,475,000
OAK (5 yrs) 760.2 122 118 382 4.52 4.89 0.16 0.18 96.6 4.74 10 1.2 .4 -0.5 8.5 103 .510 .503 $4,723,500
LAD (1 yr) 57.2 10 10 32 4.99 4.34 -0.03 0.16 98.7 4.48 -4 -0.4 -0.0 0.1 1 .461 .498
LAA (1 yr) 132.2 28 20 96 6.51 4.24 -0.35 0.10 92.8 4.35 -34 -3.3 .5 -0.0 -2.0 -19 .383 .480 $6,500,000

Postseason Pitching

Year Age Tm Lg Series Rslt Opp 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
2006 25 OAK AL ALCS L DET 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 8 1.000 0.0 0.0 9.0 9.0 1.00
2008 27 PHI NL NLDS W MIL 1 0 1.000 1.50 1 1 0 0 0 0 6.0 5 1 1 1 0 0 7 0 0 0 23 0.833 7.5 1.5 0.0 10.5
2008 27 PHI NL NLCS W LAD 0 0 5.40 1 1 0 0 0 0 5.0 7 3 3 0 4 2 4 0 0 0 24 2.200 12.6 0.0 7.2 7.2 1.00
2008 ❍ 27 PHI NL WS W TBR 1 0 1.000 3.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 6.0 4 2 2 2 2 0 7 1 0 0 25 1.000 6.0 3.0 3.0 10.5 3.50
2009 28 PHI NL NLDS W COL 0 0 4.91 2 0 0 0 0 0 3.2 4 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 15 1.091 9.8 2.5 0.0 2.5
2009 28 PHI NL NLCS W LAD 0 0 4.50 1 1 0 0 0 0 6.0 6 4 3 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 27 1.333 9.0 1.5 3.0 3.0 1.00
2009 28 PHI NL WS L NYY 0 0 6.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 6.0 5 4 4 0 2 0 7 1 0 0 26 1.167 7.5 0.0 3.0 10.5 3.50
2010 29 PHI NL NLCS L SFG 0 0 5.79 1 1 0 0 0 0 4.2 5 3 3 0 1 0 3 1 0 2 21 1.286 9.6 0.0 1.9 5.8 3.00
2011 30 PHI NL NLDS L STL 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
5 Yrs (9 Series) 2 0 1.000 4.02 10 6 1 0 0 0 40.1 36 19 18 5 13 2 33 3 0 2 172 1.215 8.0 1.1 2.9 7.4 2.54
3 NLDS 1 0 1.000 2.53 4 1 0 0 0 0 10.2 9 3 3 2 0 0 8 0 0 0 41 0.844 7.6 1.7 0.0 6.8
3 NLCS 0 0 5.17 3 3 0 0 0 0 15.2 18 10 9 1 7 2 9 1 0 2 72 1.596 10.3 0.6 4.0 5.2 1.29
1 ALCS 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 8 1.000 0.0 0.0 9.0 9.0 1.00
2 WS 1 0 1.000 4.50 2 2 0 0 0 0 12.0 9 6 6 2 4 0 14 2 0 0 51 1.083 6.8 1.5 3.0 10.5 3.50

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
2004 23 OAK AL 3 30 28 5 6 2 0 1 0 1 2 6 .214 .267 .393 .660 .238 11 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005 24 OAK AL 33 835 754 86 178 42 4 23 8 1 67 116 .236 .300 .394 .694 .249 297 15 5 2 7 3 6
2006 25 OAK AL 32 856 781 111 241 50 4 17 13 5 58 107 .309 .356 .448 .805 .336 350 20 5 3 9 4 5
2007 26 OAK AL 34 950 893 106 240 42 4 16 19 4 40 140 .269 .301 .378 .679 .301 338 22 4 5 8 4 5
2008 27 TOT MLB 33 855 779 110 211 47 5 22 4 1 66 111 .271 .329 .429 .758 .291 334 19 4 2 4 3 6
2008 27 OAK AL 20 550 511 74 145 35 3 12 0 1 35 62 .284 .330 .434 .764 .303 222 12 1 1 2 3 4
2008 27 PHI NL 13 305 268 36 66 12 2 10 4 0 31 49 .246 .329 .418 .747 .265 112 7 3 1 2 0 2
2009 28 PHI NL 31 837 755 89 198 37 3 30 8 4 59 163 .262 .321 .438 .759 .297 331 11 8 11 4 4 6
2010 29 PHI NL 29 765 707 104 206 33 4 27 11 2 43 134 .291 .332 .464 .796 .324 328 13 3 5 7 6 12
2011 30 PHI NL 11 180 163 23 52 10 1 5 4 0 9 35 .319 .354 .485 .839 .376 79 7 1 5 2 0 1
2012 31 TOT NL 31 806 757 106 207 37 6 29 8 7 34 166 .273 .306 .453 .759 .314 343 10 3 8 4 5 10
2012 31 LAD NL 10 246 227 32 66 9 2 7 3 3 16 51 .291 .336 .441 .777 .347 100 5 0 2 1 3 0
2012 31 PHI NL 21 560 530 74 141 28 4 22 5 4 18 115 .266 .292 .458 .751 .301 243 5 3 6 3 2 10
2013 32 LAA AL 28 611 567 96 180 37 3 29 17 0 34 108 .317 .357 .547 .904 .347 310 9 4 1 5 4 7
10 Yrs 265 6725 6184 836 1719 337 34 199 92 25 412 1086 .278 .324 .440 .764 .307 2721 126 37 42 50 33 58
162 Game Avg. 35 891 820 111 228 45 5 26 12 3 55 144 .278 .324 .440 .764 .307 361 17 5 6 7 4 8
MLB Averages .261 .329 .414 .743 .298

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg PtchR PtchW Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI LevHi LevMd LevLo
2004 23 OAK AL -0.6 -0.1 31 0.1 0.3 -0.2 .39 0.3 -0.1 0.1 0.0 0.88 2.8 0 1 2
2005 24 OAK AL 18.6 1.9 850 1.8 14.1 -12.2 .92 1.7 0.3 19.6 2.0 0.89 19.6 0 0 0
2006 25 OAK AL -7.8 -0.7 882 -0.8 14.8 -15.6 .97 -0.9 0.1 -4.0 -0.4 0.95 -6.9 0 0 1
2007 26 OAK AL 9.6 0.9 978 1.8 17.4 -15.6 .98 2.3 -0.6 17.2 1.8 0.88 26.6 0 0 0
2008 27 TOT MLB -10.8 -1.0 864 -1.3 14.8 -16.2 1.03 -0.2 -1.1 -6.2 -0.6 0.94 -4.1 0 0 0
2008 27 OAK AL -11.9 -1.1 555 -1.7 9.0 -10.7 .99 -0.2 -1.5 -7.2 -0.7 0.94 -2.7 0 0 0
2008 27 PHI NL 1.1 0.1 309 0.4 5.8 -5.4 1.10 -0.0 0.4 1.0 0.1 0.95 -1.4 0 0 0
2009 28 PHI NL 6.0 0.6 855 0.3 14.5 -14.2 .97 -0.4 0.7 7.0 0.7 0.91 -2.5 0 0 0
2010 29 PHI NL -14.9 -1.5 783 -0.9 11.8 -12.7 .92 -1.2 0.2 -15.8 -1.5 0.94 -9.7 0 0 1
2011 30 PHI NL -4.3 -0.4 184 -0.4 2.8 -3.2 .96 -0.4 -0.1 -4.5 -0.5 0.97 -4.0 0 1 2
2012 31 TOT NL -14.4 -1.4 827 -1.3 12.8 -14.1 .91 -1.6 0.1 -11.6 -1.2 0.88 -13.0 1 0 0
2012 31 PHI NL -7.9 -0.8 572 -0.6 9.1 -9.7 .92 -1.1 0.4 -8.3 -0.8 0.88 -9.9 1 0 0
2012 31 LAD NL -6.5 -0.6 255 -0.7 3.7 -4.4 .88 -0.5 -0.4 -3.3 -0.3 0.91 -3.1 0 0 0
2013 32 LAA AL -35.6 -3.4 636 -3.9 8.3 -12.3 .87 -3.9 -0.6 -38.5 -3.7 0.96 -41.7 1 0 7
10 Yrs -54.1 -5.1 6890 -4.7 111.5 -116.2 .95 -4.2 -0.7 -36.6 -3.5 0.92 -33.0 2 2 13

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
2005 24 OAK AL 33 33 12 12 9 1 7 18 15 .545 3 7 2 0 22 67% 53.2 75 5 17 5 0 10 4.3 3.2 6.1 93 3 17 13 0 116
2006 25 OAK AL 32 31 16 12 3 4 3 18 13 .581 0 2 1 1 16 52% 45.1 83 13 17 8 0 15 5.0 5.1 6.2 100 1 13 17 0 118
2007 26 OAK AL 34 34 14 10 10 1 2 17 17 .500 3 4 3 1 20 59% 52.2 87 13 22 9 0 12 4.6 4.4 6.8 102 1 12 20 1 122
2008 27 TOT MLB 33 33 9 12 12 3 5 15 18 .455 3 7 0 0 14 42% 0.0 80 11 19 8 0 17 4.3 3.9 6.0 98 3 12 18 0 119
2008 27 OAK AL 20 20 5 12 3 1 5 6 14 .300 1 4 0 0 9 45% 45.9 66 11 13 5 0 10 3.5 3.6 6.4 102 2 5 13 0 119
2008 27 PHI NL 13 13 4 0 9 2 0 9 4 .692 2 3 0 0 5 38% 50.0 80 33 6 3 0 7 5.6 4.6 5.4 94 1 7 5 0 114
2009 28 PHI NL 31 31 12 8 11 2 5 17 14 .548 2 8 0 0 21 68% 52.5 80 18 11 2 0 19 5.1 4.1 6.3 105 0 8 21 2 124
2010 29 PHI NL 29 28 9 6 13 1 2 17 11 .607 5 6 0 0 16 57% 47.9 72 3 18 7 0 13 6.1 5.7 6.2 97 3 13 12 0 117
2011 30 PHI NL 11 8 1 2 5 1 0 4 4 .500 0 1 0 0 2 25% 46.4 58 19 3 1 2 4 4.2 4.9 4.8 68 5 3 0 0 98
2012 31 TOT NL 31 30 10 12 8 1 3 17 13 .567 2 2 2 1 15 50% 50.5 87 17 19 9 0 16 4.3 4.7 6.3 97 2 14 14 0 115
2012 31 PHI NL 21 20 8 8 4 1 3 11 9 .550 1 0 2 1 11 55% 51.9 87 19 11 6 0 9 4.3 5.1 6.6 99 1 7 12 0 115
2012 31 LAD NL 10 10 2 4 4 0 0 6 4 .600 1 2 0 0 4 40% 47.6 64 17 8 3 0 7 4.1 3.8 5.8 93 1 7 2 0 109
2013 32 LAA AL 28 20 2 13 5 0 5 4 16 .200 2 3 0 0 9 45% 43.1 79 19 22 3 0 9 4.0 3.6 5.8 97 0 15 5 0 118
9 Yrs 262 248 85 87 76 14 32 127 121 .512 20 40 8 3 135 54% 49 87 3 148 52 2 115 4.7 4.4 6.2 98 18 107 120 3 124
MLB Averages .500 50% 50 101 -13 4.6 4.6 5.9 95

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
2004 23 OAK AL 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0% 3 .388 0 1 2 0 0 3 1 2 2 0 2 0 8.0 43
2006 25 OAK AL 32 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .972 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 9.0 48
2010 29 PHI NL 29 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .924 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3.0 22
2011 30 PHI NL 11 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 .962 0 1 2 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3.0 14
2012 31 TOT NL 31 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .909 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2.0 15
2012 31 PHI NL 21 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 .920 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2.0 15
2013 32 LAA AL 28 8 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0% 7 .873 1 0 7 0 1 7 2 6 6 0 6 1 6.3 36
6 Yrs 124 17 10 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0% .923 2 2 13 0 2 15 3 14 9 1 9 1 5.7 32

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%
2004 23 OAK AL 30 53% 3.3% 20.0% 6.7% 10.0% 50% 0.69 0.89 70% 36% 9.1% 15% 3 0 0%
2005 24 OAK AL 835 47% 2.8% 13.9% 8.0% 8.3% 39% 0.79 1.00 74% 18% 7.1% 10% 126 15 12%
2006 25 OAK AL 856 54% 2.0% 12.5% 6.8% 8.3% 30% 0.78 1.05 78% 19% 5.0% 11% 173 20 12%
2007 26 OAK AL 950 52% 1.7% 14.7% 4.2% 6.5% 26% 0.91 1.29 78% 20% 4.7% 14% 161 22 14%
2008 27 TOT MLB 855 50% 2.6% 13.0% 7.7% 8.7% 35% 0.82 1.11 76% 18% 6.7% 11% 175 19 11%
2008 27 OAK AL 550 46% 2.2% 11.3% 6.4% 9.1% 35% 0.88 1.27 80% 19% 5.6% 11% 103 12 12%
2008 27 PHI NL 305 57% 3.3% 16.1% 10.2% 7.9% 36% 0.70 0.85 69% 17% 8.8% 12% 72 7 10%
2009 28 PHI NL 837 54% 3.6% 19.5% 7.1% 8.4% 35% 0.68 0.90 68% 19% 10.1% 15% 146 11 8%
2010 29 PHI NL 765 52% 3.5% 17.5% 5.6% 8.4% 31% 0.70 0.98 72% 22% 9.2% 13% 141 13 9%
2011 30 PHI NL 180 59% 2.8% 19.4% 5.0% 8.9% 31% 1.26 2.30 69% 16% 9.4% 7% 33 7 21%
2012 31 TOT NL 806 50% 3.6% 20.6% 4.2% 8.9% 35% 0.81 1.17 70% 22% 9.7% 8% 126 10 8%
2012 31 PHI NL 560 47% 3.9% 20.5% 3.2% 9.6% 38% 0.77 1.10 71% 21% 10.3% 9% 86 5 6%
2012 31 LAD NL 246 56% 2.9% 20.7% 6.5% 7.3% 27% 0.92 1.38 69% 23% 8.0% 4% 40 5 13%
2013 32 LAA AL 611 45% 4.8% 17.7% 5.6% 11.3% 38% 0.79 1.16 71% 26% 12.3% 7% 114 9 8%
10 Yrs 6725 51% 3.0% 16.2% 6.1% 8.5% 33% 0.80 1.10 74% 20% 7.9% 11% 1198 126 11%
MLB Averages 45% 2.7% 17.9% 8.4% 7.8% 34% 0.80 1.08 69% 19% 7.7% 12% 11%

Pitch Summary -- Pitching*

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 1st% 30% 30c 30s 02% 02c 02s 02h L/SO S/SO L/SO% 3pK 4pW PAu Pitu Stru
2004 23 OAK AL 30 129 4.30 76 58.9% 32.9% 13.2% 25.0% 28.9% 67.1% 0.0% 39.5% 80.4% 46.7% 6.7% 2 2 26.7% 8 5 0 1 5 16.7% 0 0 0 0 0
2005 24 OAK AL 836 3069 3.67 1894 62.0% 32.0% 10.8% 23.0% 34.2% 68.0% 1.0% 42.1% 84.1% 59.0% 5.6% 47 26 18.9% 158 83 8 43 73 37.1% 23 17 0 0 0
2006 25 OAK AL 857 3162 3.69 1973 62.7% 29.8% 11.6% 23.9% 34.8% 70.2% 1.3% 44.1% 83.5% 55.9% 5.7% 49 36 19.1% 164 82 12 35 72 32.7% 15 9 0 0 0
2007 26 OAK AL 951 3482 3.66 2269 65.4% 31.2% 10.8% 24.3% 33.8% 68.8% 1.2% 45.0% 84.4% 60.0% 2.9% 28 22 21.0% 200 105 13 42 97 30.0% 28 3 0 0 0
2008 27 TOT MLB 855 3250 3.80 2021 62.4% 31.1% 10.4% 25.1% 33.3% 68.9% 0.7% 42.9% 84.8% 57.9% 5.0% 43 27 17.2% 147 75 10 57 53 51.4% 11 13 0 0 0
2008 27 OAK AL 550 2031 3.69 1276 63.1% 30.3% 8.8% 25.5% 35.4% 69.7% 1.2% 44.0% 87.4% 58.4% 5.3% 29 19 16.4% 90 46 5 31 31 50.0% 8 7 0 0 0
2008 27 PHI NL 305 1219 4.00 745 61.1% 32.5% 13.3% 24.4% 29.8% 67.5% 0.0% 41.3% 80.3% 57.0% 4.6% 14 8 18.7% 57 29 5 26 22 53.1% 3 6 0 0 0
2009 28 PHI NL 838 3251 3.88 2042 63.0% 30.2% 13.7% 26.4% 29.7% 69.8% 0.9% 44.0% 80.4% 60.4% 3.9% 33 23 21.0% 176 70 8 52 108 31.9% 32 6 0 0 0
2010 29 PHI NL 766 2747 3.59 1818 66.7% 27.3% 14.7% 25.7% 32.2% 72.7% 2.3% 48.5% 79.7% 64.1% 3.4% 26 12 21.8% 167 91 11 39 94 29.1% 27 8 0 0 0
2011 30 PHI NL 180 588 3.27 389 66.2% 28.0% 15.7% 21.6% 34.7% 72.0% 0.0% 47.6% 78.2% 66.1% 1.7% 3 2 22.8% 41 18 0 9 26 25.7% 7 1 0 0 0
2012 31 TOT NL 809 2927 3.62 1956 67.3% 31.1% 15.6% 22.4% 30.8% 68.9% 2.1% 46.3% 77.4% 61.8% 3.2% 26 15 23.7% 192 113 14 72 94 43.4% 35 6 0 0 0
2012 31 PHI NL 562 2000 3.56 1333 66.9% 30.9% 16.1% 21.2% 31.8% 69.1% 1.2% 46.2% 76.8% 59.6% 2.8% 16 12 22.8% 128 73 8 46 69 40.0% 23 2 0 0 0
2012 31 LAD NL 247 927 3.75 623 68.1% 31.6% 14.6% 25.0% 28.7% 68.4% 3.9% 46.6% 78.6% 66.8% 4.0% 10 3 25.9% 64 40 6 26 25 51.0% 12 4 0 0 0
2013 32 LAA AL 611 2221 3.64 1442 65.0% 26.6% 16.2% 25.0% 32.2% 73.4% 0.5% 47.8% 77.9% 63.7% 3.1% 19 11 22.3% 136 65 7 19 89 17.6% 17 6 0 0 0
10 Yrs 6733 24826 3.69 15880 64.2% 30.0% 12.9% 24.4% 32.7% 70.0% 1.2% 44.9% 81.6% 60.3% 4.1% 276 176 20.6% 1389 707 83 369 711 34.0% 195 69 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.79 63.3% 27.5% 14.9% 27.1% 30.5% 72.5% 1.6% 45.8% 79.5% 58.9% 5.0% 22.5% 25.0%

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
2004 23 OAK AL 30 6 0 0 1 1 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0% 0 0 0 5 0 1 0% 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005 24 OAK AL 835 178 14 2 23 0 19 15 8 14 9 45 21 7 47% 6 4 0 257 8 1 89% 7 1 0 0 1 0 2 1 18 0
2006 25 OAK AL 856 241 24 2 17 1 19 10 7 7 10 46 27 3 59% 5 3 2 335 13 5 72% 13 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 17 0
2007 26 OAK AL 950 240 30 2 16 1 8 14 2 6 10 48 28 5 58% 5 3 1 343 19 4 83% 16 3 3 0 0 1 1 0 13 0
2008 27 TOT MLB 855 211 28 4 22 1 18 10 12 11 11 43 24 2 56% 6 2 2 332 4 1 80% 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 10 0
2008 27 OAK AL 550 145 20 3 12 1 11 6 6 6 6 25 15 0 60% 4 1 1 212 0 1 0% 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
2008 27 PHI NL 305 66 8 1 10 0 7 4 6 5 5 18 9 2 50% 2 1 1 120 4 0 100% 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
2009 28 PHI NL 837 198 18 2 30 0 15 18 12 16 14 32 15 8 47% 6 7 1 300 8 4 67% 7 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 13 0
2010 29 PHI NL 765 206 22 5 27 1 12 13 14 12 15 32 25 5 78% 12 2 0 287 11 2 85% 11 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 12 0
2011 30 PHI NL 180 52 6 1 5 0 3 3 2 2 3 15 7 3 47% 1 0 0 72 4 0 100% 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2012 31 TOT NL 806 207 21 3 29 0 5 17 12 17 12 32 18 4 56% 10 5 0 275 8 7 53% 7 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 11 0
2012 31 PHI NL 560 141 15 2 22 0 2 14 8 14 8 21 14 2 67% 10 4 0 191 5 4 56% 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
2012 31 LAD NL 246 66 6 1 7 0 3 3 4 3 4 11 4 2 36% 0 1 0 84 3 3 50% 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2013 32 LAA AL 611 180 21 4 29 0 8 16 13 11 18 27 13 5 48% 7 9 0 233 17 0 100% 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 0
10 Yrs 6725 1719 184 25 199 5 109 116 83 97 102 321 178 42 55% 58 35 6 2439 92 25 79% 85 23 6 1 1 1 5 1 111 0
MLB Averages 53% 72%

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+
2004 23 0 0 5.63 3 0 1 0 0 0 8.0 6 5 5 1 2 0 6 0 0 0 30 84 1.000 6.8 1.1 2.3 6.8 3.00 84
2005 24 12 12 .500 3.61 36 33 1 2 0 0 209.1 184 91 84 24 69 3 122 5 2 4 865 121 1.209 7.9 1.0 3.0 5.2 1.77 121
2006 25 28 24 .538 4.19 68 64 1 3 1 0 403.2 425 202 188 41 127 7 229 10 2 7 1721 105 1.367 9.5 0.9 2.8 5.1 1.80 105
2007 26 42 34 .553 4.10 102 98 1 6 2 0 633.2 665 308 289 57 167 11 369 14 3 10 2671 106 1.313 9.4 0.8 2.4 5.2 2.21 106
2008 27 51 46 .526 4.24 135 131 1 6 2 0 831.1 876 418 392 79 233 14 480 18 3 12 3526 102 1.334 9.5 0.9 2.5 5.2 2.06 102
2009 28 63 54 .538 4.21 166 162 1 6 2 0 1026.2 1074 507 480 109 292 18 643 26 3 19 4363 102 1.331 9.4 1.0 2.6 5.6 2.20 102
2010 29 72 60 .545 4.30 195 190 1 6 2 0 1202.1 1280 611 574 136 335 24 777 29 3 21 5128 99 1.343 9.6 1.0 2.5 5.8 2.32 99
2011 30 73 62 .541 4.32 206 198 2 6 2 0 1243.2 1332 634 597 141 344 24 812 30 3 21 5308 98 1.348 9.6 1.0 2.5 5.9 2.36 98
2012 31 83 75 .525 4.37 237 228 3 8 3 0 1434.2 1539 740 697 170 378 29 978 33 3 26 6114 96 1.336 9.7 1.1 2.4 6.1 2.59 96
2013 32 85 89 .489 4.51 265 248 10 8 3 0 1567.1 1719 836 786 199 412 33 1086 37 3 35 6725 92 1.360 9.9 1.1 2.4 6.2 2.64 92

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
2004 23 0 1 .000 4.50 8.0 5 4 4 1 2 6 0 0.875 5.6 2.3 6.8 3.00 1.1 3
2005 24 12 10 .545 3.22 201.0 172 80 72 22 65 116 5 1.179 7.7 2.9 5.2 1.78 1.0 33
2006 25 11 11 .500 4.27 194.0 234 102 92 17 56 107 5 1.495 10.9 2.6 5.0 1.91 0.8 32
2007 26 14 12 .538 3.60 230.0 237 102 92 16 40 140 4 1.204 9.3 1.6 5.5 3.50 0.6 34
2008 27 10 12 .455 4.36 198.0 210 107 96 22 66 111 4 1.394 9.5 3.0 5.0 1.68 1.0 33
2009 28 12 10 .545 3.69 195.0 199 89 80 30 59 163 8 1.323 9.2 2.7 7.5 2.76 1.4 31
2010 29 9 11 .450 4.81 176.0 210 105 94 28 44 134 3 1.443 10.7 2.3 6.9 3.05 1.4 29
2011 30 2 3 .400 4.83 41.0 55 24 22 5 10 35 1 1.585 12.1 2.2 7.7 3.50 1.1 11
2012 31 9 12 .429 4.71 191.0 215 111 100 30 35 166 3 1.309 10.1 1.6 7.8 4.74 1.4 31
2013 32 6 9 .400 6.36 133.0 191 105 94 31 36 108 4 1.707 12.9 2.4 7.3 3.00 2.1 28
10 Yrs 85 91 .483 4.28 1567.0 1728 829 746 202 413 1086 37 1.366 9.9 6.2 2.63 1.2 265



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Monthly Awards (yr-month lg award)
2005 June AL Rookie of the Month
2005 August AL Rookie of the Month

Earned Run Average s c a p y
2005 AL  3.53 (10th)

Wins s c a p y
2006 AL  16 (8th)
Active  85 (45th)

Walks & Hits per IP s c a p y
2005 AL  1.217 (10th)

Hits per 9 IP s c a p y
2005 AL  7.957 (4th)

Bases On Balls per 9 IP s c a p y
2007 AL  1.565 (4th)
2010 NL  2.203 (6th)
2012 NL  1.602 (3rd)
Active  2.366 (12th)
Career  2.366 (226th)

Strikeouts per 9 IP s c a p y
Career  6.236 (224th)

Innings Pitched s c a p y
2007 AL  230.0 (2nd)
Active  1,567.3 (33rd)

Strikeouts s c a p y
Active  1,086 (49th)

Games Started s c a p y
2005 AL  33 (8th)
2007 AL  34 (1st)
Active  248 (32nd)

Complete Games s c a p y
2005 AL  2 (10th)
2007 AL  3 (3rd)
2012 NL  2 (4th)
Active  8 (41st)

Shutouts s c a p y
2006 AL  1 (5th)
2007 AL  1 (5th)
2012 NL  1 (8th)
Active  3 (48th)

Home Runs s c a p y
2009 NL  30 (3rd)
2010 NL  27 (6th)
2012 NL  29 (2nd)
2013 AL  29 (5th)
Active  199 (26th)
Career  199 (221st)

Hits s c a p y
2006 AL  241 (5th)
2007 AL  240 (1st)
2012 NL  207 (5th)
Active  1,719 (27th)

Strikeouts / Base On Balls s c a p y
2007 AL  3.500 (7th)
2010 NL  3.116 (9th)
2012 NL  4.882 (2nd)
Active  2.636 (26th)
Career  2.636 (79th)

Home Runs per 9 IP s c a p y
2006 AL  0.787 (7th)
2007 AL  0.626 (4th)

Losses s c a p y
2008 AL  12 (10th)
2012 NL  13 (5th)
2013 AL  14 (3rd)
Active  89 (33rd)

Earned Runs s c a p y
2007 AL  101 (4th)
2010 NL  94 (7th)
2012 NL  100 (2nd)
2013 AL  89 (8th)
Active  786 (25th)

Wild Pitches s c a p y
2013 AL  9 (8th)

Batters Faced s c a p y
2007 AL  950 (2nd)
Active  6,725 (32nd)

Adjusted ERA+ s c a p y
2005 AL  124 (9th)

Fielding Independent Pitching s c a p y
2007 AL  3.50 (6th)

                           

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Black InkPitching - 1 (856), Average HOFer ≈ 40
Gray InkPitching - 30 (804), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 9 (1060), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsPitching - 5 (1445), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Starting Pitcher (870th), 8.8 career WAR/11.3 7yr-peak WAR/10.1 JAWS
Average HOF P (out of 59) = 73.4 career WAR/50.2 7yr-peak WAR/61.8 JAWS

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