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Sean Doolittle

Sean Robert Doolittle (twitter: @whatwouldDOOdo)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 3", 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, 17,815th in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2012 season [*]
Team: Athletics 2012-2014
2015 Contract Status: Signed thru 2018, 5 yrs/$10.5M (14-18) & 19-20 team option (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2015): 2.122, 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
3 Yrs 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 2.20 0.911 6.6 0.6 1.6 10.5 6.53
162 Game Avg. 3 4 .474 2.97 68 0 23 0 0 10 70 51 24 23 5 12 1 81 1 0 1 269 130 2.20 0.911 6.6 0.6 1.6 10.5 6.53
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 1.5 -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 1.4 -0.0 1.2 13 .508 .503 $492,500
2014 ★ 27 OAK AL 62.2 61 0 19 2.73 4.28 0.15 -0.32 95.9 3.66 5 0.6 1.5 -0.0 1.2 12 .510 .504 $630,000 AS
3 Seasons 179.0 175 0 61 3.07 4.41 -0.01 -0.33 94.7 3.87 14 1.5 1.5 -0.1 3.3 33 .509 .503 $1,122,500

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
3 Yrs 175 693 649 61 131 28 1 12 17 5 32 209 .202 .241 .304 .544 .276 197 5 2 7 3 3 6
162 Game Avg. 68 269 252 24 51 11 0 5 7 2 12 81 .202 .241 .304 .544 .276 77 2 1 3 1 1 2
MLB Averages .253 .317 .396 .713 .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 5.9 0.6 277 1.6 7.2 -5.6 1.44 1.5 -0.4 15.0 1.6 0.89 16.0 36 14 20
2014 27 OAK AL 8.0 0.8 243 1.5 6.8 -5.3 1.52 2.0 -1.0 12.1 1.3 0.83 20.7 27 14 19
3 Yrs 18.4 1.9 716 4.8 19.2 -14.4 1.46 4.4 -1.2 36.8 3.9 0.88 46.5 86 41 47

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
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 1.438 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 1.521 27 14 19 43 13 5 8 53 9 7 10 16 3.1 15
3 Yrs 175 175 58 9 10 35 25 10 71% 85 49 66 7 11% 1.461 86 41 47 117 35 23 44 131 36 31 42 41 3.1 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%
3 Yrs 693 34% 1.7% 30.2% 4.6% 5.9% 31% 0.43 0.47 62% 21% 5.1% 23% 106 5 5%
MLB Averages 45% 2.5% 20.0% 7.8% 7.4% 33% 0.83 1.11 68% 22% 7.5% 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
3 Yrs 697 2740 3.93 1967 72.1% 23.6% 20.7% 32.8% 22.9% 76.4% 1.4% 55.1% 72.9% 67.7% 2.2% 15 9 45.1% 314 212 12 30 179 14.4% 44 3 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.83 64.0% 27.7% 16.1% 27.1% 29.2% 72.3% 1.4% 46.3% 77.8% 60.1% 4.5% 24.3% 24.1%

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
3 Yrs 693 131 20 2 12 1 10 9 3 5 7 24 14 5 58% 6 2 0 239 17 5 77% 17 3 0 2 0 0 1 1 6 0
MLB Averages 52% 73%

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

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
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 56 25 22 4 14 60 2 1.014 7.3 1.8 7.8 4.29 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
3 Yrs 11 9 .550 2.87 179.0 137 64 57 12 33 209 2 0.950 6.9 10.5 6.33 0.6 175



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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 (2178), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 5 (1364), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
JAWS Relief Pitcher (791st), 3.3 career WAR/3.3 7yr-peak WAR/3.3 JAWS
Average HOF RP (out of 5) = 40.6 career WAR/28.2 7yr-peak WAR/34.4 JAWS

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Name and misspellings: Sean Robert Sean Doolittle

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