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Sean Doolittle

Sean Robert Doolittle (twitter: @whatwouldDOOdo)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 210 lb.

Born: September 26, 1986 in Rapid City, SD
High School: Shawnee HS (Medford, NJ)
School: University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
Drafted
by the Oakland Athletics in the 1st round (41st pick) of the 2007 amateur draft.
Signed June 18, 2007. (All Transactions)
Debut: June 5, 2012 (Age 25.253, 17,813th in MLB history)   vs. TEX 1.1 IP, 0 H, 3 SO, 0 BB, 0 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2012 season [*]
Team: Athletics 2012-2016
2017 Contract Status: Signed thru 2018, 5 yrs/$10.5M (14-18) & 19-20 team option (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2017): 4.122, Free Agent: 2019 [*], Agents: Jason Cook [*]
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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
2012 25 OAK AL 2 1 .667 3.04 44 0 7 0 0 1 47.1 40 18 16 3 11 1 60 0 0 0 191 129 2.08 1.077 7.6 0.6 2.1 11.4 5.45
2013 26 OAK AL 5 5 .500 3.13 70 0 11 0 0 2 69.0 53 24 24 4 13 1 60 2 0 2 266 124 2.71 0.957 6.9 0.5 1.7 7.8 4.62
2014 ★ 27 OAK AL 2 4 .333 2.73 61 0 40 0 0 22 62.2 38 19 19 5 8 1 89 0 0 0 236 137 1.71 0.734 5.5 0.7 1.1 12.8 11.13 AS
2015 28 OAK AL 1 0 1.000 3.95 12 0 7 0 0 4 13.2 12 6 6 1 5 0 15 0 0 0 57 101 2.99 1.244 7.9 0.7 3.3 9.9 3.00
2016 29 OAK AL 2 3 .400 3.23 44 0 13 0 0 4 39.0 33 14 14 6 8 2 45 0 0 1 155 124 3.45 1.051 7.6 1.4 1.8 10.4 5.63
5 Yrs 12 13 .480 3.07 231 0 78 0 0 33 231.2 176 81 79 19 45 5 269 2 0 3 905 126 2.45 0.954 6.8 0.7 1.7 10.5 5.98
162 Game Avg. 4 4 .480 3.07 68 0 23 0 0 10 68 52 24 23 6 13 1 79 1 0 1 266 126 2.45 0.954 6.8 0.7 1.7 10.5 5.98
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
2012 25 OAK AL 47.1 44 0 18 3.42 4.55 0.10 -0.34 97.9 4.03 3 0.3 1.53 -0.0 0.8 8 .508 .502
2013 26 OAK AL 69.0 70 0 24 3.13 4.42 -0.23 -0.33 91.5 3.95 5 0.6 1.44 -0.0 1.2 13 .508 .503 $492,500
2014 ★ 27 OAK AL 62.2 61 0 19 2.73 4.27 0.15 -0.32 95.9 3.65 5 0.6 1.50 -0.0 1.2 12 .510 .504 $630,000 AS
2015 28 OAK AL 13.2 12 0 6 3.95 4.42 -0.02 -0.33 97.2 3.99 -0 -0.0 1.12 -0.0 0.1 1 .499 .500 $780,000
2016 29 OAK AL 39.0 44 0 14 3.23 4.71 -0.42 -0.34 92.2 4.41 5 0.5 1.28 -0.0 0.9 9 .511 .503
5 Seasons 231.2 231 0 81 3.15 4.45 -0.08 -0.33 94.5 3.97 18 2.0 1.42 -0.1 4.2 43 .509 .503 $1,902,500

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
2012 25 OAK AL ALDS L DET 0 0 3.38 3 0 0 0 0 0 2.2 5 3 1 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 14 1.875 16.9 0.0 0.0 16.9
2013 26 OAK AL ALDS L DET 0 1 .000 4.15 4 0 1 0 0 0 4.1 3 2 2 1 2 0 6 0 0 0 19 1.154 6.2 2.1 4.2 12.5 3.00
2014 27 OAK AL ALWC L KCR 0 0 4.50 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 1.000 9.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
3 Yrs (3 Series) 0 1 .000 4.00 8 0 1 0 0 0 9.0 10 6 4 1 2 0 11 0 0 0 41 1.333 10.0 1.0 2.0 11.0 5.50
1 ALWC 0 0 4.50 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 1.000 9.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2 ALDS 0 1 .000 3.86 7 0 1 0 0 0 7.0 8 5 3 1 2 0 11 0 0 0 33 1.429 10.3 1.3 2.6 14.1 5.50

All-Star Pitching

Year Tm Lg Age GS W L W-L% ERA GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
2014 OAK AL 27 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 1.500 13.5 0.0 0.0 27.0

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
2012 25 OAK AL 44 191 176 18 40 11 0 3 5 1 11 60 .227 .270 .341 .611 .322 60 1 0 2 2 1 2
2013 26 OAK AL 70 266 248 24 53 11 1 4 6 3 13 60 .214 .259 .315 .573 .266 78 4 2 3 0 1 1
2014 27 OAK AL 61 236 225 19 38 6 0 5 6 1 8 89 .169 .197 .262 .459 .250 59 0 0 2 1 1 3
2015 28 OAK AL 12 57 51 6 12 3 0 1 1 0 5 15 .235 .298 .353 .651 .306 18 1 0 0 1 0 0
2016 29 OAK AL 44 155 143 14 33 9 1 6 0 1 8 45 .231 .272 .434 .705 .293 62 1 0 4 0 2 0
5 Yrs 231 905 843 81 176 40 2 19 18 6 45 269 .209 .249 .329 .578 .281 277 7 2 11 4 5 6
162 Game Avg. 68 266 248 24 52 12 1 6 5 2 13 79 .209 .249 .329 .578 .281 82 2 1 3 1 1 2
MLB Averages .254 .318 .402 .720 .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
2012 25 OAK AL 4.5 0.5 196 1.6 5.1 -3.4 1.42 1.0 0.2 9.8 1.0 0.94 9.8 23 13 8
2013 26 OAK AL 7.0 0.7 277 1.7 7.3 -5.6 1.44 1.5 -0.4 15.5 1.6 0.89 16.6 36 14 20
2014 27 OAK AL 8.0 0.8 243 1.5 6.8 -5.3 1.52 2.0 -1.0 11.9 1.3 0.83 20.6 27 14 19
2015 28 OAK AL 0.5 0.0 58 0.6 1.6 -1.0 1.59 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.0 0.90 1.5 4 2 6
2016 29 OAK AL 4.0 0.4 157 -0.3 3.8 -4.1 1.32 0.0 -0.2 4.6 0.5 0.97 2.8 15 14 14
5 Yrs 23.9 2.5 931 5.1 24.6 -19.5 1.45 4.7 -1.2 42.0 4.4 0.90 51.4 105 57 67

Reliever Pitching*

Data only available back to 1913
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
2012 25 OAK AL 44 44 7 2 1 2 1 1 50% 20 18 22 3 14% 7 1.420 23 13 8 27 10 7 14 30 12 8 14 11 3.2 18
2013 26 OAK AL 70 70 11 5 5 7 2 5 29% 34 26 32 2 6% 8 1.443 36 14 20 47 12 11 22 48 15 16 18 14 3.0 15
2014 27 OAK AL 61 61 40 2 4 26 22 4 85% 31 5 12 2 17% 9 1.518 27 14 19 43 13 5 8 53 9 7 10 16 3.1 15
2015 28 OAK AL 12 12 7 1 0 5 4 1 80% 6 1 1 1 100% 8 1.594 4 2 6 7 0 5 1 11 3 1 3 1 3.4 21
2016 29 OAK AL 44 44 13 2 3 6 4 2 67% 16 10 18 5 28% 8 1.322 15 14 14 22 8 14 14 30 3 13 4 8 2.7 14
5 Yrs 231 231 78 12 13 46 33 13 72% 107 60 85 13 15% 1.446 105 57 67 146 43 42 59 172 42 45 49 50 3.0 16

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%
2012 25 OAK AL 191 35% 1.6% 31.4% 5.8% 7.3% 35% 0.54 0.59 60% 14% 5.4% 24% 37 1 3%
2013 26 OAK AL 266 35% 1.5% 22.6% 4.9% 6.0% 30% 0.50 0.55 69% 22% 4.2% 22% 41 4 10%
2014 27 OAK AL 236 33% 2.1% 37.7% 3.4% 4.7% 29% 0.27 0.29 56% 25% 6.1% 23% 28 0 0%
2015 28 OAK AL 57 25% 1.8% 26.3% 8.8% 7.0% 33% 0.54 0.63 63% 35% 5.3% 21% 7 1 14%
2016 29 OAK AL 155 43% 3.9% 29.0% 5.2% 10.3% 49% 0.42 0.42 59% 26% 11.1% 19% 27 1 4%
5 Yrs 905 35% 2.1% 29.7% 5.0% 6.7% 35% 0.44 0.47 62% 23% 6.2% 22% 140 7 5%
MLB Averages 46% 2.6% 20.3% 7.9% 7.6% 33% 0.84 1.11 68% 24% 8.0% 13% 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
2012 25 OAK AL 191 787 4.12 547 69.9% 22.9% 19.7% 35.5% 21.9% 77.1% 1.7% 53.9% 74.4% 66.5% 2.1% 4 2 38.7% 74 44 4 10 50 16.7% 10 1 0 0 0
2013 26 OAK AL 269 1025 3.81 739 72.3% 23.5% 18.3% 32.3% 25.8% 76.5% 1.0% 55.3% 76.1% 65.1% 2.6% 7 5 41.3% 111 84 4 9 51 15.0% 13 1 0 0 0
2014 27 OAK AL 237 928 3.92 681 73.7% 24.2% 24.1% 31.3% 20.4% 75.8% 1.6% 55.8% 68.2% 71.7% 1.7% 4 2 54.4% 129 84 4 11 78 12.4% 21 1 0 0 0
2015 28 OAK AL 57 254 4.46 173 68.1% 19.7% 16.2% 42.8% 21.4% 80.3% 0.0% 54.7% 79.9% 64.9% 1.8% 1 1 38.6% 22 12 2 3 12 20.0% 2 0 0 0 0
2016 29 OAK AL 156 595 3.81 415 70.7% 19.3% 23.9% 32.3% 24.6% 80.7% 4.4% 57.1% 70.4% 69.9% 1.9% 3 1 27.6% 43 28 0 5 40 11.1% 10 0 0 0 0
5 Yrs 910 3589 3.94 2555 71.6% 22.6% 20.9% 33.4% 23.1% 77.4% 1.8% 55.4% 73.0% 67.9% 2.1% 19 11 41.6% 379 252 14 38 231 14.1% 56 3 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.83 64.0% 27.2% 16.5% 27.3% 29.0% 72.8% 1.3% 46.6% 77.3% 60.3% 4.5% 24.5% 23.8%

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
2012 25 OAK AL 191 40 9 1 3 0 4 2 1 1 2 11 5 4 45% 2 0 0 70 5 1 83% 5 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0
2013 26 OAK AL 266 53 7 1 4 0 4 2 2 2 2 4 4 0 100% 1 2 0 100 6 3 67% 6 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0
2014 27 OAK AL 236 38 4 0 5 1 2 5 0 2 3 9 5 1 56% 3 0 0 69 6 1 86% 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2015 28 OAK AL 57 12 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 2 0 100% 0 0 0 21 1 0 100% 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2016 29 OAK AL 155 33 1 1 6 0 3 4 2 4 2 8 3 2 38% 0 1 0 67 0 1 0% 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0
5 Yrs 905 176 21 3 19 1 14 13 6 9 10 34 19 7 56% 6 3 0 327 18 6 75% 18 4 0 2 0 0 2 2 8 0
MLB Averages 52% 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+
2012 25 2 1 .667 3.04 44 0 7 0 0 1 47.1 40 18 16 3 11 1 60 0 0 0 191 129 1.077 7.6 0.6 2.1 11.4 5.45 129
2013 26 7 6 .538 3.09 114 0 18 0 0 3 116.1 93 42 40 7 24 2 120 2 0 2 457 126 1.006 7.2 0.5 1.9 9.3 5.00 126
2014 27 9 10 .474 2.97 175 0 58 0 0 25 179.0 131 61 59 12 32 3 209 2 0 2 693 130 0.911 6.6 0.6 1.6 10.5 6.53 130
2015 28 10 10 .500 3.04 187 0 65 0 0 29 192.2 143 67 65 13 37 3 224 2 0 2 750 127 0.934 6.7 0.6 1.7 10.5 6.05 127
2016 29 12 13 .480 3.07 231 0 78 0 0 33 231.2 176 81 79 19 45 5 269 2 0 3 905 126 0.954 6.8 0.7 1.7 10.5 5.98 126

Neutralized Pitching

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

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 688 total runs (4.25 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
2012 25 3 2 .600 3.06 47.0 41 18 16 3 11 60 0 1.106 7.9 2.1 11.5 5.45 0.6 44
2013 26 4 4 .500 2.87 69.0 55 24 22 4 13 60 2 0.986 7.2 1.7 7.8 4.62 0.5 70
2014 27 4 3 .571 2.71 63.0 40 21 19 5 8 89 0 0.762 5.7 1.1 12.7 11.13 0.7 61
2015 28 1 1 .500 3.21 14.0 11 6 5 1 5 15 0 1.143 7.1 3.2 9.6 3.00 0.6 12
2016 29 2 2 .500 3.00 39.0 33 14 13 6 8 45 0 1.051 7.6 1.8 10.4 5.63 1.4 44
5 Yrs 14 12 .538 2.91 232.0 180 83 75 19 45 269 2 0.970 7.0 10.4 5.98 0.7 231



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Saves s c a p y
2014 AL  22 (10th)

                           

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkPitching - 3 (2224), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 4 (1440), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
JAWS Relief Pitcher (701st), 4.3 career WAR/4.3 7yr-peak WAR/4.3 JAWS
Average HOF RP (out of 5) = 40.6 career WAR/28.2 7yr-peak WAR/34.4 JAWS

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