Scott Downs

Scott Jeremy Downs

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 220 lb.

Born: March 17, 1976 in Louisville, KY
High School: Pleasure Ridge Park HS (Louisville, KY)
School: University of Kentucky (Lexington, KY)
Drafted
by the Chicago Cubs in the 3rd round of the 1997 amateur draft.
Signed June 18, 1997. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 9, 2000 (Age 24.023)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2000 season [*]
Teams (by GP): BlueJays/Angels/WhiteSox/Braves/Cubs/... 2000-2014
2014 Contract Status: Signed thru 2014, 1 yr/$4M (14) & 15 team option (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 11.121, Free Agent: 2015 [*], Agents: CAA Sports (Greg Landry), previously: SFX [*]
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Standard Fielding

Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rdrs Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
2000 TOT NL 24 P 19 19 0 97.0 14 3 11 0 1 1.000 1.30 0.74 .962 1.74 1.72 2 4 67% 32% 2
2000 CHC NL 24 P 18 18 0 94.0 14 3 11 0 1 1.000 1.34 0.78 .962 1.74 1.72 1 4 80% 32% 2
2000 MON NL 24 P 1 1 0 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 1.80 1.70 1 0 0% 32% 0
2003 MON NL 27 P 1 1 0 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 1.80 1.80 0 0 0
2004 MON NL 28 P 12 12 1 63.0 14 3 11 0 1 1.000 0 0 2.00 1.17 .965 1.84 1.82 0 0 0
2005 TOR AL 29 P 26 13 0 94.0 24 9 14 1 2 .958 3 6 2.20 0.88 .954 1.70 1.68 0 2 100% 30% 0
2006 TOR AL 30 P 59 5 0 77.0 21 6 15 0 1 1.000 2 5 2.45 0.36 .958 1.55 1.54 1 1 50% 30% 0
2007 TOR AL 31 P 81 0 0 58.0 17 3 13 1 1 .941 2 7 2.48 0.20 .955 1.60 1.59 0 1 100% 27% 1
2008 TOR AL 32 P 66 0 0 70.2 25 10 14 1 1 .960 2 6 3.06 0.36 .952 1.60 1.59 2 0 0% 27% 1
2009 TOR AL 33 P 48 0 0 46.2 13 4 9 0 1 1.000 0 0 2.51 0.27 .953 1.52 1.51 1 1 50% 26% 0
2010 TOR AL 34 P 67 0 0 61.1 19 5 12 2 3 .895 2 7 2.49 0.25 .953 1.63 1.61 3 0 0% 26% 1
2011 LAA AL 35 P 60 0 0 53.2 19 6 13 0 0 1.000 2 7 3.19 0.32 .949 1.59 1.59 0 0 0
2012 LAA AL 36 P 57 0 0 45.2 16 6 9 1 1 .938 1 4 2.96 0.26 .954 1.58 1.56 2 0 0% 26% 0
2013 TOT MLB 37 P 68 0 0 43.1 14 7 6 1 3 .929 0 0 2.70 0.19 .960 1.60 1.61 1 0 0% 26% 0
2013 LAA AL 37 P 43 0 0 29.1 8 3 4 1 3 .875 0 0 2.15 0.16 .958 1.53 1.53 1 0 0% 26% 0
2013 ATL NL 37 P 25 0 0 14.0 6 4 2 0 0 1.000 0 0 3.86 0.24 .963 1.74 1.76 0 0 0
2014 TOT AL 38 P 42 0 0 27.1 6 2 3 1 0 .833 -1 -7 1.65 0.12 .957 1.51 1.52 2 1 33% 27% 0
2014 CHW AL 38 P 38 0 0 23.2 4 1 2 1 0 .750 -1 -8 1.14 0.08 .958 1.52 1.52 2 1 33% 27% 0
2014 KCR AL 38 P 4 0 0 3.2 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 0 0 4.91 0.50 .955 1.47 1.52 0 0 0
13 Seasons P 606 50 1 740.2 202 64 130 8 15 .960 13 4 2.36 0.32 .955 1.64 1.59 14 10 42% 28% 5
13 Seasons TOT 606 50 1 740.2 202 64 130 8 15 .960 13 21 2.36 0.32 .955 1.64 1.59 14 10 42% 28% 5
Lg Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rdrs Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Sabermetric Fielding

Year Tm Lg Age Pos Rtot Rtot/yr Rtz Rtzhm Rtzrd Rdp Rof Rctch Rdrs Rdrs/yr Rpm Rdp Rbnt Rof Rhr RerC RsbC RsbP
2000 CHC NL 24 P
2000 MON NL 24 P
2003 MON NL 27 P 0 0 0
2004 MON NL 28 P 0 0 0 0 0
2005 TOR AL 29 P 3 6 1 1 1
2006 TOR AL 30 P 2 5 2 0 0
2007 TOR AL 31 P 2 7 0 1 1
2008 TOR AL 32 P 2 6 2 0 0
2009 TOR AL 33 P 0 0 1 0 -1 0
2010 TOR AL 34 P 2 7 2 0 0
2011 LAA AL 35 P 2 7 2 0 0 0
2012 LAA AL 36 P 1 4 1 0
2013 LAA AL 37 P 0 0 0 0 0
2013 ATL NL 37 P 0 0 0 0 0
2014 CHW AL 38 P 0 -1 -8 -1 0 0
2014 KCR AL 38 P 0 0 0 0 0
13 Seasons P 0 13 4 10 0 1 2
13 Seasons TOT 0 13 21 10 0 1 2

Appearances

Year Tm Lg Age G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR
2000 CHC NL 24 18 18 17 18 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2000 MON NL 24 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 MON NL 27 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 MON NL 28 12 12 11 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005 TOR AL 29 26 13 1 26 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006 TOR AL 30 59 5 5 59 59 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007 TOR AL 31 81 0 5 81 81 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 TOR AL 32 66 0 4 66 66 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 TOR AL 33 48 0 1 48 48 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 TOR AL 34 67 0 4 67 67 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 LAA AL 35 60 0 6 60 60 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 LAA AL 36 57 0 3 57 57 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 LAA AL 37 43 0 2 43 43 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 ATL NL 37 25 0 25 25 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 CHW AL 38 38 0 5 38 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 KCR AL 38 4 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Seasons 606 50 91 606 606 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Appearances table is calculated solely from full RetroSheet play-by-play data available from 1973 on. A combination of RetroSheet (starting with the 1914 season) and non-RetroSheet data is used for other seasons.

Advanced Fielding -- P*

Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Year Tm Lg Age PA BIP% GBIP% Fld F2O% FC Tot Cgt 31 Tot 1B 2B Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 163 GB LD bFld bF2O%
2000 CHC NL 24 426 77% 27% 9 100% 2 3 0 3 11 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 100%
2000 MON NL 24 16 88% 38% 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 MON NL 27 17 65% 18% 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 MON NL 28 284 80% 39% 12 100% 0 3 1 2 11 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 100%
2005 TOR AL 29 407 74% 38% 16 94% 0 9 2 6 14 8 4 1 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 1 2 100%
2006 TOR AL 30 327 75% 40% 16 100% 0 6 1 5 15 13 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 100%
2007 TOR AL 31 239 67% 38% 17 76% 0 3 0 2 13 9 3 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 3 100%
2008 TOR AL 32 290 72% 44% 17 82% 1 10 0 9 14 10 2 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 4 75%
2009 TOR AL 33 200 73% 40% 12 75% 0 4 0 4 9 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0%
2010 TOR AL 34 241 75% 42% 14 93% 1 5 2 3 12 7 3 2 0 0 2 0 3 3 3 0 0
2011 LAA AL 35 218 78% 47% 16 88% 0 6 1 5 13 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 67%
2012 LAA AL 36 194 77% 45% 13 77% 0 6 1 5 9 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0
2013 LAA AL 37 122 73% 43% 6 67% 0 3 0 2 4 2 2 1 0 1 0 1 3 2 3 0 1 100%
2013 ATL NL 37 67 67% 42% 4 75% 0 4 1 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100%
2014 CHW AL 38 108 70% 38% 4 50% 0 1 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0%
2014 KCR AL 38 14 93% 36% 1 100% 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Seasons 3170 74% 39% 157 86% 4 64 9 50 130 94 20 8 0 3 5 3 15 12 14 1 19 79%
MLB Averages 76% 31% 88% 81%



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1938 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Def. Games as P s c a p y
2007 AL  81 (1st)
Active  606 (14th)

Range Factor/9Inn as Ps c a p y
Active  2.36 (6th)
Career  2.36 (30th)

Fielding % as P s c a p y
Active  .960 (15th)

             

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