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Matt Garza    \GAR-zuh\

Matthew Scott Garza (twitter: @Gdeuceswild)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 215 lb.

Born: November 26, 1983 in Selma, CA
High Schools: Washington Union HS (Fresno, CA), Washington Union HS (Washington Union, CA)
School: California State University Fresno (Fresno, CA)
Drafted
by the Minnesota Twins in the 1st round (25th pick) of the 2005 amateur draft.
Signed June 13, 2005. (All Transactions)
Debut: August 11, 2006 (Age 22.258)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2007 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Rays/Cubs/Twins/Brewers/Rangers 2006-2014
2014 Contract Status: Signed thru 2017, 4 yrs/$50M (14-17) & 18 vesting option (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 6.149, Free Agent: 2018 [*], Agents: CAA Sports (Nez Balelo) [*]
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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
2006 22 MIN AL 3 6 .333 5.76 10 9 0 0 0 0 50.0 62 33 32 6 23 0 38 0 0 1 232 78 4.57 1.700 11.2 1.1 4.1 6.8 1.65
2007 23 MIN AL 5 7 .417 3.69 16 15 1 0 0 0 83.0 96 44 34 8 32 4 67 4 0 4 367 117 4.18 1.542 10.4 0.9 3.5 7.3 2.09
2008 24 TBR AL 11 9 .550 3.70 30 30 0 3 2 0 184.2 170 83 76 19 59 2 128 6 2 3 772 119 4.14 1.240 8.3 0.9 2.9 6.2 2.17
2009 25 TBR AL 8 12 .400 3.95 32 32 0 0 0 0 203.0 177 93 89 25 79 0 189 11 0 3 861 110 4.17 1.261 7.8 1.1 3.5 8.4 2.39
2010 26 TBR AL 15 10 .600 3.91 33 32 1 3 1 1 204.2 193 94 89 28 63 2 150 7 2 12 855 100 4.42 1.251 8.5 1.2 2.8 6.6 2.38
2011 27 CHC NL 10 10 .500 3.32 31 31 0 2 0 0 198.0 186 90 73 14 63 5 197 3 0 6 839 118 2.95 1.258 8.5 0.6 2.9 9.0 3.13
2012 28 CHC NL 5 7 .417 3.91 18 18 0 0 0 0 103.2 90 48 45 15 32 0 96 4 0 1 424 105 4.17 1.177 7.8 1.3 2.8 8.3 3.00
2013 29 TOT MLB 10 6 .625 3.82 24 24 0 1 0 0 155.1 150 73 66 20 42 3 136 5 0 6 652 106 3.88 1.236 8.7 1.2 2.4 7.9 3.24
2013 29 CHC NL 6 1 .857 3.17 11 11 0 0 0 0 71.0 61 26 25 8 20 2 62 4 0 2 293 125 3.78 1.141 7.7 1.0 2.5 7.9 3.10
2013 29 TEX AL 4 5 .444 4.38 13 13 0 1 0 0 84.1 89 47 41 12 22 1 74 1 0 4 359 95 3.96 1.316 9.5 1.3 2.3 7.9 3.36
2014 30 MIL NL 7 7 .500 3.87 21 21 0 1 1 0 132.2 116 67 57 9 41 0 98 1 1 2 553 98 3.49 1.183 7.9 0.6 2.8 6.6 2.39
9 Yrs 74 74 .500 3.84 215 212 2 10 4 1 1315.0 1240 625 561 144 434 16 1099 41 5 38 5555 107 3.93 1.273 8.5 1.0 3.0 7.5 2.53
162 Game Avg. 12 12 .500 3.84 34 34 0 2 1 0 209 197 100 89 23 69 3 175 7 1 6 885 107 3.93 1.273 8.5 1.0 3.0 7.5 2.53
TBR (3 yrs) 34 31 .523 3.86 95 94 1 6 3 1 592.1 540 270 254 72 201 4 467 24 4 18 2488 109 4.24 1.251 8.2 1.1 3.1 7.1 2.32
CHC (3 yrs) 21 18 .538 3.45 60 60 0 2 0 0 372.2 337 164 143 37 115 7 355 11 0 9 1556 115 3.45 1.213 8.1 0.9 2.8 8.6 3.09
MIN (2 yrs) 8 13 .381 4.47 26 24 1 0 0 0 133.0 158 77 66 14 55 4 105 4 0 5 599 98 4.33 1.602 10.7 0.9 3.7 7.1 1.91
TEX (1 yr) 4 5 .444 4.38 13 13 0 1 0 0 84.1 89 47 41 12 22 1 74 1 0 4 359 95 3.96 1.316 9.5 1.3 2.3 7.9 3.36
MIL (1 yr) 7 7 .500 3.87 21 21 0 1 1 0 132.2 116 67 57 9 41 0 98 1 1 2 553 98 3.49 1.183 7.9 0.6 2.8 6.6 2.39
AL (6 yrs) 46 49 .484 4.01 134 131 2 7 3 1 809.2 787 394 361 98 278 9 646 29 4 27 3446 105 4.23 1.315 8.7 1.1 3.1 7.2 2.32
NL (4 yrs) 28 25 .528 3.56 81 81 0 3 1 0 505.1 453 231 200 46 156 7 453 12 1 11 2109 110 3.46 1.205 8.1 0.8 2.8 8.1 2.90
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
2006 22 MIN AL 50.0 10 9 33 5.94 5.07 0.08 0.13 98.4 5.04 -6 -0.5 1.6 -0.1 -0.1 1 .447 .497
2007 23 MIN AL 83.0 16 15 44 4.77 4.95 0.09 0.18 97.2 4.90 0 0.0 .1 -0.1 0.9 10 .503 .500
2008 24 TBR AL 184.2 30 30 83 4.05 4.84 0.15 0.19 101.2 4.94 15 1.6 -0.1 3.3 38 .552 .510 $404,600
2009 25 TBR AL 203.0 32 32 93 4.12 5.03 0.25 0.20 98.6 4.90 16 1.6 -0.2 3.5 40 .551 .510 $433,300
2010 26 TBR AL 204.2 33 32 94 4.13 4.38 0.34 0.16 96.6 4.06 -3 -0.3 .9 -0.1 1.7 19 .490 .498 $3,350,000
2011 27 CHC NL 198.0 31 31 90 4.09 4.17 -0.21 0.16 102.6 4.66 11 1.3 -0.1 2.8 28 .541 .508 $5,950,000
2012 28 CHC NL 103.2 18 18 48 4.17 4.43 0.01 0.17 99.0 4.54 3 0.4 -0.1 1.2 13 .521 .502 $9,500,000
2013 29 CHC NL 71.0 11 11 26 3.30 4.23 0.18 0.16 102.1 4.30 8 1.0 -0.1 1.5 14 .589 .506
2013 29 TEX AL 84.1 13 13 47 5.02 4.30 0.27 0.17 102.1 4.29 -8 -0.8 -0.1 -0.1 1 .436 .495 $10,250,000
2014 30 MIL NL 132.2 21 21 67 4.55 3.87 0.13 0.14 102.4 3.98 -7 -0.7 -0.1 0.3 2 .464 .495 $12,500,000
9 Seasons 1315.0 215 212 625 4.28 4.52 0.13 0.17 100.0 4.55 30 3.4 .9 -0.9 15.1 167 .516 .503 $42,387,900
TBR (3 yrs) 592.1 95 94 270 4.10 4.75 0.25 0.18 98.7 4.62 27 2.8 .9 -0.4 8.5 98 .530 .506 $4,187,900
CHC (3 yrs) 372.2 60 60 164 3.96 4.26 -0.08 0.16 101.5 4.56 23 2.6 -0.2 5.6 54 .544 .506 $15,450,000
MIN (2 yrs) 133.0 26 24 77 5.21 5.00 0.09 0.16 97.6 4.95 -5 -0.5 .9 -0.1 0.8 11 .481 .499
TEX (1 yr) 84.1 13 13 47 5.02 4.30 0.27 0.17 102.1 4.29 -8 -0.8 -0.1 -0.1 1 .436 .495 $10,250,000
MIL (1 yr) 132.2 21 21 67 4.55 3.87 0.13 0.14 102.4 3.98 -7 -0.7 -0.1 0.3 2 .464 .495 $12,500,000

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
2008 24 TBR AL ALDS W CHW 0 1 .000 7.50 1 1 0 0 0 0 6.0 7 5 5 0 4 0 4 0 0 1 28 1.833 10.5 0.0 6.0 6.0 1.00
2008 MVP 24 TBR AL ALCS W BOS 2 0 1.000 1.38 2 2 0 0 0 0 13.0 8 2 2 1 6 0 14 1 0 0 54 1.077 5.5 0.7 4.2 9.7 2.33
2008 24 TBR AL WS L PHI 0 0 6.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 6.0 6 4 4 3 2 0 7 0 0 1 25 1.333 9.0 4.5 3.0 10.5 3.50
2010 26 TBR AL ALDS L TEX 0 0 1.50 1 1 0 0 0 0 6.0 5 2 1 1 2 0 4 0 0 0 24 1.167 7.5 1.5 3.0 6.0 2.00
2 Yrs (4 Series) 2 1 .667 3.48 5 5 0 0 0 0 31.0 26 13 12 5 14 0 29 1 0 2 131 1.290 7.5 1.5 4.1 8.4 2.07
2 ALDS 0 1 .000 4.50 2 2 0 0 0 0 12.0 12 7 6 1 6 0 8 0 0 1 52 1.500 9.0 0.8 4.5 6.0 1.33
1 ALCS 2 0 1.000 1.38 2 2 0 0 0 0 13.0 8 2 2 1 6 0 14 1 0 0 54 1.077 5.5 0.7 4.2 9.7 2.33
1 WS 0 0 6.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 6.0 6 4 4 3 2 0 7 0 0 1 25 1.333 9.0 4.5 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
2006 22 MIN AL 10 232 206 33 62 14 2 6 2 0 23 38 .301 .366 .476 .842 .339 98 3 0 0 3 0 1
2007 23 MIN AL 16 367 326 44 96 16 1 8 1 3 32 67 .294 .361 .423 .784 .345 138 11 4 1 4 4 4
2008 24 TBR AL 30 772 695 83 170 25 5 19 5 1 59 128 .245 .306 .377 .683 .271 262 22 6 3 9 2 9
2009 25 TBR AL 32 861 761 93 177 32 4 25 3 4 79 189 .233 .311 .384 .695 .274 292 14 11 2 8 0 8
2010 26 TBR AL 33 855 777 94 193 41 4 28 9 4 63 150 .248 .308 .420 .728 .273 326 17 7 1 6 2 6
2011 27 CHC NL 31 839 760 90 186 32 3 14 10 5 63 197 .245 .304 .350 .654 .312 266 14 3 11 2 5 17
2012 28 CHC NL 18 424 382 48 90 11 2 15 2 3 32 96 .236 .301 .393 .693 .276 150 12 4 5 1 0 6
2013 29 TEX AL 13 359 328 47 89 16 1 12 3 2 22 74 .271 .317 .436 .753 .316 143 4 1 6 2 1 4
2013 29 CHC NL 11 293 266 26 61 13 0 8 2 1 20 62 .229 .292 .368 .661 .269 98 6 4 2 1 2 3
2013 29 TOT MLB 24 652 594 73 150 29 1 20 5 3 42 136 .253 .306 .406 .712 .295 241 10 5 8 3 3 7
2014 30 MIL NL 21 553 498 67 116 24 2 9 2 2 41 98 .233 .290 .343 .634 .271 171 7 1 9 4 0 7
9 Yrs 215 5555 4999 625 1240 224 24 144 39 25 434 1099 .248 .311 .389 .700 .289 1944 110 41 40 40 16 65
162 Game Avg. 34 885 796 100 197 36 4 23 6 4 69 175 .248 .311 .389 .700 .289 310 18 7 6 6 3 10
MLB Averages .260 .327 .410 .737 .299

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg PtchR PtchW Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI LevHi LevMd LevLo
2006 22 MIN AL -6.4 -0.6 235 -0.5 3.9 -4.5 .97 -0.9 0.4 -5.4 -0.5 0.91 -10.4 1 0 0
2007 23 MIN AL 2.5 0.2 378 0.2 6.4 -6.2 1.02 -0.4 0.5 2.4 0.2 0.99 -3.2 0 0 1
2008 24 TBR AL 14.0 1.4 783 1.0 13.7 -12.7 1.00 2.0 -0.9 12.4 1.2 0.92 21.6 0 0 0
2009 25 TBR AL 10.5 1.0 867 1.4 16.4 -15.0 1.05 1.2 0.2 17.2 1.7 0.93 15.0 0 0 0
2010 26 TBR AL 0.6 0.1 884 0.5 14.2 -13.8 .93 0.3 0.2 7.3 0.8 0.91 5.8 0 1 0
2011 27 CHC NL 8.0 0.8 858 0.4 15.1 -14.6 1.03 1.2 -0.8 1.8 0.2 0.96 11.3 0 0 0
2012 28 CHC NL 2.4 0.2 431 0.1 6.9 -6.8 .92 0.6 -0.5 1.8 0.2 0.90 5.1 0 0 0
2013 29 TOT MLB 2.8 0.3 663 0.4 10.9 -10.6 .94 0.6 -0.2 2.4 0.3 0.93 4.3 0 0 0
2013 29 CHC NL 6.3 0.7 298 1.1 5.3 -4.2 .94 0.3 0.9 6.0 0.6 0.92 3.4 0 0 0
2013 29 TEX AL -3.5 -0.4 365 -0.8 5.6 -6.4 .94 0.3 -1.1 -3.6 -0.4 0.94 1.0 0 0 0
2014 30 MIL NL -3.5 -0.4 559 -0.3 9.4 -9.7 1.02 1.1 -1.4 -4.6 -0.5 0.92 9.2 0 0 0
9 Yrs 31.1 3.2 5658 3.1 97.0 -93.9 .99 5.6 -2.4 35.1 3.6 0.93 58.7 1 1 1

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
2006 22 MIN AL 10 9 3 5 1 2 1 4 5 .444 0 1 0 0 2 22% 41.9 67 14 10 1 0 6 3.7 3.9 4.9 89 2 6 1 0 102
2007 23 MIN AL 16 15 5 7 3 2 2 7 8 .467 0 2 0 0 6 40% 48.2 71 13 15 7 1 8 4.3 3.9 5.4 95 1 8 6 0 109
2008 24 TBR AL 30 30 11 9 10 0 3 14 16 .467 4 4 3 2 15 50% 52.8 90 16 21 2 1 18 4.3 4.6 6.2 98 4 8 18 0 119
2009 25 TBR AL 32 32 8 12 12 0 5 15 17 .469 3 5 0 0 19 59% 54.4 86 27 18 5 0 17 3.9 3.2 6.3 107 0 6 22 4 120
2010 26 TBR AL 33 32 15 10 7 3 4 18 14 .563 1 5 3 1 18 56% 53.1 92 11 19 8 1 18 5.2 5.0 6.4 102 1 10 20 1 120
2011 27 CHC NL 31 31 10 10 11 2 4 16 15 .516 7 4 2 0 20 65% 55.7 82 17 14 4 0 13 4.2 3.7 6.4 103 2 8 18 3 124
2012 28 CHC NL 18 18 5 7 6 1 3 6 12 .333 1 3 0 0 11 61% 54.1 85 21 4 1 0 11 3.7 3.2 5.8 94 2 8 8 0 119
2013 29 TOT MLB 24 24 10 6 8 2 0 16 8 .667 3 5 1 0 11 46% 0.1 76 14 11 4 0 9 5.1 4.8 6.5 101 0 11 13 0 119
2013 29 CHC NL 11 11 6 1 4 0 0 8 3 .727 3 1 0 0 7 64% 57.5 76 14 5 1 0 4 5.1 5.1 6.5 99 0 5 6 0 114
2013 29 TEX AL 13 13 4 5 4 2 0 8 5 .615 0 4 1 0 4 31% 50.8 73 24 6 3 0 5 5.1 4.4 6.5 102 0 6 7 0 119
2014 30 MIL NL 21 21 7 7 7 1 4 11 10 .524 2 4 1 1 14 67% 53.6 90 20 11 5 0 9 4.6 4.2 6.3 98 1 8 12 0 115
9 Yrs 215 212 74 73 65 13 26 107 105 .505 21 33 10 4 116 55% 53 92 11 123 37 3 109 4.4 4.1 6.2 100 13 73 118 8 124
MLB Averages .500 50% 50 102 -16 4.5 4.5 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
2006 22 MIN AL 10 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0% 3 .967 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 17.0 94
2007 23 MIN AL 16 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 1.024 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 6.0 30
2010 26 TBR AL 33 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 100% 1 0 1 1 100% 9 .927 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2.0 20
3 Yrs 59 3 2 0 1 1 1 0 100% 1 0 2 1 50% .958 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 2 1 2 0 8.3 48

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%
2006 22 MIN AL 232 50% 2.6% 16.4% 9.9% 9.5% 36% 0.60 0.72 71% 21% 6.3% 10% 46 3 7%
2007 23 MIN AL 367 50% 2.2% 18.3% 8.7% 6.8% 26% 0.90 0.99 69% 16% 6.8% 14% 75 11 15%
2008 24 TBR AL 772 52% 2.5% 16.6% 7.6% 6.4% 29% 0.72 0.88 72% 19% 7.3% 21% 156 22 14%
2009 25 TBR AL 861 47% 2.9% 22.0% 9.2% 7.1% 35% 0.65 0.83 64% 22% 8.3% 14% 169 14 8%
2010 26 TBR AL 855 51% 3.3% 17.5% 7.4% 8.5% 38% 0.56 0.71 71% 20% 8.1% 14% 144 17 12%
2011 27 CHC NL 839 53% 1.7% 23.5% 7.5% 5.8% 26% 0.89 1.10 66% 19% 5.9% 19% 164 14 9%
2012 28 CHC NL 424 51% 3.5% 22.6% 7.6% 6.6% 31% 0.94 1.33 64% 16% 11.8% 11% 83 12 14%
2013 29 TOT MLB 652 47% 3.1% 20.9% 6.4% 7.7% 33% 0.66 0.89 68% 29% 8.2% 10% 119 10 8%
2013 29 CHC NL 293 47% 2.7% 21.2% 6.8% 7.2% 34% 0.70 0.94 67% 27% 7.7% 12% 49 6 12%
2013 29 TEX AL 359 47% 3.3% 20.6% 6.1% 8.1% 33% 0.63 0.85 68% 30% 8.5% 9% 70 4 6%
2014 30 MIL NL 553 54% 1.6% 17.7% 7.4% 6.3% 30% 0.78 1.04 71% 22% 4.8% 15% 103 7 7%
9 Yrs 5555 51% 2.6% 19.8% 7.8% 7.1% 32% 0.72 0.91 68% 21% 7.5% 15% 1059 110 10%
MLB Averages 46% 2.6% 18.4% 8.3% 7.7% 33% 0.81 1.09 69% 20% 7.6% 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
2006 22 MIN AL 232 891 3.84 560 62.9% 25.4% 15.0% 29.1% 30.5% 74.6% 0.0% 46.9% 79.9% 56.0% 3.9% 9 5 19.0% 44 24 1 8 30 21.1% 11 4 0 0 0
2007 23 MIN AL 368 1454 3.95 918 63.7% 22.3% 14.4% 34.5% 28.8% 77.7% 2.2% 49.4% 81.5% 60.6% 4.1% 15 5 25.0% 92 42 8 12 55 17.9% 9 6 -1 0 0
2008 24 TBR AL 772 2947 3.82 1858 63.2% 23.1% 13.5% 32.2% 31.2% 76.9% 0.7% 48.6% 82.5% 55.4% 5.3% 41 26 21.4% 165 102 12 33 95 25.8% 26 13 0 0 0
2009 25 TBR AL 863 3421 3.96 2084 60.9% 28.0% 14.6% 29.5% 27.9% 72.0% 0.0% 43.9% 79.7% 55.9% 5.2% 45 34 20.9% 180 94 7 49 139 25.9% 25 11 -2 0 0
2010 26 TBR AL 857 3281 3.83 2064 63.0% 26.3% 12.9% 30.0% 30.8% 73.7% 0.4% 46.4% 82.4% 58.0% 4.8% 41 25 24.7% 212 115 10 31 119 20.7% 31 14 -2 0 0
2011 27 CHC NL 840 3192 3.80 2093 65.9% 26.1% 19.0% 27.4% 27.5% 73.9% 1.5% 48.7% 74.3% 63.7% 5.2% 44 26 27.7% 233 142 10 30 166 15.2% 38 13 -1 0 0
2012 28 CHC NL 425 1699 4.00 1105 65.0% 29.3% 17.0% 27.2% 26.4% 70.7% 0.0% 46.0% 75.9% 62.4% 4.2% 18 11 31.1% 132 75 5 27 69 28.1% 16 7 -1 0 0
2013 29 TOT MLB 654 2425 3.71 1571 65.1% 25.8% 16.8% 27.5% 29.9% 74.2% 1.4% 48.3% 77.3% 63.6% 3.4% 22 16 24.8% 162 85 18 24 112 17.6% 15 3 -2 0 0
2013 29 CHC NL 294 1094 3.72 687 63.3% 27.1% 15.9% 26.9% 30.1% 72.9% 2.0% 46.1% 78.2% 62.6% 3.7% 11 7 20.7% 61 25 3 7 55 11.3% 5 2 -1 0 0
2013 29 TEX AL 360 1331 3.70 884 66.6% 24.9% 17.5% 27.9% 29.6% 75.1% 0.9% 50.0% 76.7% 64.4% 3.1% 11 9 28.1% 101 60 15 17 57 23.0% 10 1 -1 0 0
2014 30 MIL NL 554 2053 3.71 1355 66.0% 25.5% 15.1% 28.9% 30.5% 74.5% 0.0% 49.1% 79.7% 64.1% 2.3% 13 9 24.2% 134 77 3 23 74 23.5% 23 4 -1 0 0
9 Yrs 5565 21363 3.84 13608 63.9% 25.9% 15.4% 29.5% 29.3% 74.1% 0.7% 47.3% 79.3% 59.9% 4.5% 248 157 24.3% 1354 756 74 237 859 21.6% 194 75 -10 0 0
MLB Averages 3.81 63.3% 27.6% 15.1% 27.1% 30.1% 72.4% 1.6% 45.8% 79.1% 59.1% 4.9% 22.9% 24.7%

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
2006 22 MIN AL 232 62 4 0 6 0 0 5 1 2 4 8 6 2 75% 1 1 0 98 2 0 100% 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
2007 23 MIN AL 367 96 17 1 8 0 11 3 5 6 2 23 12 4 52% 4 4 3 140 1 3 25% 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 16 0
2008 24 TBR AL 772 170 26 2 19 0 12 8 11 5 14 44 26 4 59% 9 3 0 268 5 1 83% 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 0
2009 25 TBR AL 861 177 16 3 25 1 28 14 11 11 14 46 22 7 48% 8 3 0 296 3 4 43% 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0
2010 26 TBR AL 855 193 19 3 28 1 10 15 13 11 17 30 20 4 67% 6 12 2 292 9 4 69% 7 3 2 1 0 0 1 1 31 0
2011 27 CHC NL 839 186 32 3 14 0 19 9 5 11 3 53 24 15 45% 17 6 0 307 10 5 67% 9 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 0
2012 28 CHC NL 424 90 14 5 15 0 8 5 10 1 14 17 10 1 59% 6 1 0 132 2 3 40% 2 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0
2013 29 TOT MLB 652 150 14 6 20 0 7 10 10 8 12 29 14 9 48% 7 6 1 231 5 3 63% 3 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 11 0
2013 29 CHC NL 293 61 7 3 8 0 2 4 4 4 4 11 2 5 18% 3 2 1 101 2 1 67% 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 0
2013 29 TEX AL 359 89 7 3 12 0 5 6 6 4 8 18 12 4 67% 4 4 0 130 3 2 60% 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
2014 30 MIL NL 553 116 17 4 9 0 16 5 4 7 2 35 26 4 74% 7 2 1 184 2 2 50% 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0
9 Yrs 5555 1240 159 27 144 2 111 74 70 62 82 285 160 50 56% 65 38 7 1948 39 25 61% 33 24 5 1 1 0 2 2 108 0
MLB Averages 53% 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+
2006 22 3 6 .333 5.76 10 9 0 0 0 0 50.0 62 33 32 6 23 0 38 0 0 1 232 78 1.700 11.2 1.1 4.1 6.8 1.65 78
2007 23 8 13 .381 4.47 26 24 1 0 0 0 133.0 158 77 66 14 55 4 105 4 0 5 599 98 1.602 10.7 0.9 3.7 7.1 1.91 98
2008 24 19 22 .463 4.02 56 54 1 3 2 0 317.2 328 160 142 33 114 6 233 10 2 8 1371 109 1.391 9.3 0.9 3.2 6.6 2.04 109
2009 25 27 34 .443 3.99 88 86 1 3 2 0 520.2 505 253 231 58 193 6 422 21 2 11 2232 110 1.341 8.7 1.0 3.3 7.3 2.19 110
2010 26 42 44 .488 3.97 121 118 2 6 3 1 725.1 698 347 320 86 256 8 572 28 4 23 3087 107 1.315 8.7 1.1 3.2 7.1 2.23 107
2011 27 52 54 .491 3.83 152 149 2 8 3 1 923.1 884 437 393 100 319 13 769 31 4 29 3926 109 1.303 8.6 1.0 3.1 7.5 2.41 109
2012 28 57 61 .483 3.84 170 167 2 8 3 1 1027.0 974 485 438 115 351 13 865 35 4 30 4350 108 1.290 8.5 1.0 3.1 7.6 2.46 108
2013 29 67 67 .500 3.84 194 191 2 9 3 1 1182.1 1124 558 504 135 393 16 1001 40 4 36 5002 108 1.283 8.6 1.0 3.0 7.6 2.55 108
2014 30 74 74 .500 3.84 215 212 2 10 4 1 1315.0 1240 625 561 144 434 16 1099 41 5 38 5555 107 1.273 8.5 1.0 3.0 7.5 2.53 107

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
2006 22 3 3 .500 4.86 50.0 59 30 27 6 22 38 0 1.620 10.6 4.0 6.8 1.73 1.1 10
2007 23 4 5 .444 4.12 83.0 95 42 38 8 32 67 4 1.530 10.3 3.5 7.3 2.09 0.9 16
2008 24 12 9 .571 3.31 185.0 163 76 68 18 57 128 6 1.189 7.9 2.8 6.2 2.25 0.9 30
2009 25 12 11 .522 3.50 203.0 173 88 79 24 77 189 11 1.232 7.7 3.4 8.4 2.45 1.1 32
2010 26 12 11 .522 3.91 205.0 202 99 89 29 66 150 7 1.307 8.9 2.9 6.6 2.27 1.3 33
2011 27 11 11 .500 3.86 198.0 192 94 85 14 65 197 3 1.298 8.7 3.0 9.0 3.03 0.6 31
2012 28 6 6 .500 3.81 104.0 92 49 44 15 33 96 4 1.202 8.0 2.9 8.3 2.91 1.3 18
2013 29 9 8 .529 3.89 155.0 153 74 67 20 43 136 5 1.265 8.9 2.5 7.9 3.16 1.2 24
2014 30 7 8 .467 4.47 133.0 122 73 66 9 43 98 1 1.241 8.3 2.9 6.6 2.28 0.6 21
9 Yrs 76 72 .514 3.85 1316.0 1251 625 563 143 438 1099 41 1.283 8.6 7.5 2.51 1.0 215



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* 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

Awards (yr lg award)
2008 AL ALCS MVP

Weekly Awards (yr-week lg award)
2010 Aug 1st AL Player of the Week

Earned Run Average s c a p y
Active  3.84 (29th)

Wins s c a p y
2010 AL  15 (10th)

Walks & Hits per IP s c a p y
Active  1.273 (25th)

Hits per 9 IP s c a p y
2008 AL  8.285 (7th)
2009 AL  7.847 (4th)
Active  8.487 (28th)

Bases On Balls per 9 IP s c a p y
Active  2.970 (45th)

Strikeouts per 9 IP s c a p y
2009 AL  8.379 (6th)
2011 NL  8.955 (7th)
Active  7.522 (32nd)
Career  7.522 (69th)

Innings Pitched s c a p y
Active  1,315.0 (46th)

Strikeouts s c a p y
2009 AL  189 (9th)
2011 NL  197 (9th)
Active  1,099 (45th)

Games Started s c a p y
2014 NL  21 (9th)
Active  212 (45th)

Complete Games s c a p y
2008 AL  3 (3rd)
2010 AL  3 (8th)
2011 NL  2 (9th)
2014 NL  1 (7th)
Active  10 (31st)

Shutouts s c a p y
2008 AL  2 (1st)
2010 AL  1 (3rd)
2014 NL  1 (6th)
Active  4 (36th)

Home Runs s c a p y
2010 AL  28 (4th)
Active  144 (48th)

Bases on Balls s c a p y
2009 AL  79 (2nd)

Strikeouts / Base On Balls s c a p y
Active  2.532 (31st)
Career  2.532 (100th)

Home Runs per 9 IP s c a p y
2011 NL  0.636 (10th)
Active  0.986 (38th)

Losses s c a p y
2009 AL  12 (7th)

Wild Pitches s c a p y
2010 AL  12 (5th)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
2009 AL  11 (2nd)

Batters Faced s c a p y
Active  5,555 (49th)

Adjusted ERA+ s c a p y
Active  107 (33rd)

Fielding Independent Pitching s c a p y
2011 NL  2.95 (6th)
Active  3.93 (35th)

             

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Black InkPitching - 1 (858), Average HOFer ≈ 40
Gray InkPitching - 28 (854), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 7 (1185), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsPitching - 8 (1060), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Starting Pitcher (688th), 14.2 career WAR/14.3 7yr-peak WAR/14.3 JAWS
Average HOF P (out of 59) = 73.4 career WAR/50.2 7yr-peak WAR/61.8 JAWS

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