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Michael Kirkman

Michael Scott Kirkman (twitter: @Kirkman_michael)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 220 lb.

Born: September 18, 1986 in Lake City, FL
High School: Columbia HS (Lake City, FL)
Drafted
by the Texas Rangers in the 5th round of the 2005 amateur draft.
Signed June 9, 2005. (All Transactions)
Debut: August 21, 2010 (Age 23.337)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2011 season [*]
Team: Rangers 2010-2014
2014 Contract Status: Pre-Arb Eligible, 1 yr/$505k (14) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 2.049, Arb Eligible: 2015, Free Agent: 2018 [*], Agents: Sports One Athlete Management [*]
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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
2010 23 TEX AL 0 0 1.65 14 0 2 0 0 0 16.1 9 3 3 0 10 1 16 0 0 0 68 276 2.96 1.163 5.0 0.0 5.5 8.8 1.60
2011 24 TEX AL 1 1 .500 6.59 15 0 7 0 0 0 27.1 26 22 20 5 12 2 21 3 0 2 122 68 5.51 1.390 8.6 1.6 4.0 6.9 1.75
2012 25 TEX AL 1 2 .333 3.82 28 0 9 0 0 0 35.1 24 16 15 5 17 1 38 1 0 2 151 116 4.31 1.160 6.1 1.3 4.3 9.7 2.24
2013 26 TEX AL 0 2 .000 8.18 25 0 7 0 0 1 22.0 36 20 20 2 15 4 25 0 0 2 115 51 4.00 2.318 14.7 0.8 6.1 10.2 1.67
2014 27 TEX AL 0 1 .000 2.08 10 0 1 0 0 0 4.1 4 1 1 0 1 0 3 2 0 0 18 205 3.82 1.154 8.3 0.0 2.1 6.2 3.00
5 Yrs 2 6 .250 5.04 92 0 26 0 0 1 105.1 99 62 59 12 55 8 103 6 0 6 474 87 4.33 1.462 8.5 1.0 4.7 8.8 1.87
162 Game Avg. 1 4 .250 5.04 68 0 19 0 0 1 78 73 46 44 9 41 6 76 4 0 4 350 87 4.33 1.462 8.5 1.0 4.7 8.8 1.87
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
2010 23 TEX AL 16.1 14 0 3 1.65 4.41 -0.04 -0.34 105.2 4.33 5 0.5 .9 -0.1 0.6 7 .536 .503
2011 24 TEX AL 27.1 15 0 22 7.24 4.55 0.11 -0.35 113.1 4.63 -8 -0.8 .6 0.1 -0.4 -5 .446 .495
2012 25 TEX AL 35.1 28 0 16 4.08 4.55 -0.02 -0.34 114.7 4.85 3 0.3 .9 -0.1 0.6 7 .511 .502 $482,900
2013 26 TEX AL 22.0 25 0 20 8.18 4.56 0.30 -0.34 100.7 3.95 -11 -1.1 .8 0.1 -0.8 -8 .456 .493 $495,800
2014 27 TEX AL 4.1 10 0 1 2.08 5.23 -0.18 -0.39 100.7 5.06 1 0.2 1.0 -0.0 0.2 2 .515 .501 $504,576
5 Seasons 105.1 92 0 62 5.30 4.56 0.07 -0.34 109.3 4.53 -10 -0.9 .8 -0.0 0.1 2 .490 .499 $1,483,276

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
2010 23 TEX AL ALCS W NYY 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 8 1.500 4.5 0.0 9.0 4.5 0.50
2010 23 TEX AL WS L SFG 0 0 13.50 2 0 2 0 0 0 0.2 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 4.500 40.5 0.0 0.0 13.5
1 Yr (2 Series) 0 0 3.38 3 0 2 0 0 0 2.2 4 1 1 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 13 2.250 13.5 0.0 6.8 6.8 1.00
1 ALCS 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 8 1.500 4.5 0.0 9.0 4.5 0.50
1 WS 0 0 13.50 2 0 2 0 0 0 0.2 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 4.500 40.5 0.0 0.0 13.5

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
2010 23 TEX AL 14 68 56 3 9 1 0 0 0 0 10 16 .161 .279 .179 .458 .214 10 0 0 0 2 1 0
2011 24 TEX AL 15 122 104 22 26 10 0 5 1 0 12 21 .250 .339 .490 .829 .263 51 1 3 1 2 2 1
2012 25 TEX AL 28 151 132 16 24 5 0 5 1 0 17 38 .182 .278 .333 .611 .211 44 2 1 0 1 1 6
2013 26 TEX AL 25 115 99 20 36 11 0 2 2 0 15 25 .364 .443 .535 .979 .466 53 3 0 0 1 4 1
2014 27 TEX AL 10 18 15 1 4 2 0 0 3 0 1 3 .267 .389 .400 .789 .333 6 2 2 0 0 0 0
5 Yrs 92 474 406 62 99 29 0 12 7 0 55 103 .244 .338 .404 .742 .293 164 8 6 1 6 8 8
162 Game Avg. 68 350 300 46 73 21 0 9 5 0 41 76 .244 .338 .404 .742 .293 121 6 4 1 4 6 6
MLB Averages .254 .319 .398 .718 .297

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg PtchR PtchW Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI LevHi LevMd LevLo
2010 23 TEX AL 5.0 0.5 69 -0.0 0.8 -0.8 .76 0.5 -0.5 6.8 0.7 0.97 5.7 2 6 6
2011 24 TEX AL -6.0 -0.6 124 0.1 1.2 -1.1 .59 -0.3 0.4 -9.3 -0.9 0.90 -8.9 2 2 11
2012 25 TEX AL 2.3 0.2 157 -0.1 1.7 -1.7 .68 0.1 -0.1 3.9 0.4 1.04 3.3 7 2 18
2013 26 TEX AL -8.8 -0.9 121 -0.6 0.9 -1.5 .60 -0.8 -0.2 -10.0 -1.0 1.11 -10.7 4 5 15
2014 27 TEX AL 1.1 0.1 21 0.1 0.4 -0.3 1.20 0.1 0.0 0.8 0.1 1.17 -0.1 3 5 2
5 Yrs -6.5 -0.6 492 -0.5 4.9 -5.4 .67 -0.4 -0.4 -7.9 -0.7 1.02 -10.7 18 20 52

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
2010 23 TEX AL 14 14 2 0 0 1 0 1 0% 3 2 11 1 9% 6 .756 2 6 6 4 2 8 6 8 6 4 7 4 3.5 20
2011 24 TEX AL 15 15 7 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 8 5 63% 9 .591 2 2 11 6 3 6 5 10 9 1 9 1 5.5 33
2012 25 TEX AL 28 28 9 1 2 2 0 2 0% 4 1 23 5 22% 7 .682 7 2 18 9 4 15 13 15 9 9 13 4 3.8 22
2013 26 TEX AL 25 25 7 0 2 2 1 1 50% 2 0 13 6 46% 7 .595 4 5 15 14 4 7 9 16 6 13 7 6 2.6 18
2014 27 TEX AL 10 10 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 9 2 22% 8 1.201 3 5 2 2 3 5 5 5 0 9 1 3 1.3 7
5 Yrs 92 92 26 2 6 5 1 4 20% 11 5 64 19 30% .668 18 20 52 35 16 41 38 54 30 36 37 18 3.4 21

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%
2010 23 TEX AL 68 47% 0.0% 23.5% 14.7% 1.5% 11% 0.95 0.94 62% 12% 0.0% 19% 10 0 0%
2011 24 TEX AL 122 40% 4.1% 17.2% 9.8% 12.3% 58% 0.57 0.91 66% 22% 10.4% 11% 20 1 5%
2012 25 TEX AL 151 40% 3.3% 25.2% 11.3% 6.6% 42% 0.61 0.74 60% 18% 10.0% 15% 33 2 6%
2013 26 TEX AL 115 38% 1.7% 21.7% 13.0% 11.3% 36% 0.60 0.95 63% 32% 4.7% 9% 32 3 9%
2014 27 TEX AL 18 78% 0.0% 16.7% 5.6% 11.1% 50% 1.00 2.33 67% 25% 0.0% 0% 4 2 50%
5 Yrs 474 42% 2.5% 21.7% 11.6% 8.7% 41% 0.65 0.90 63% 22% 7.3% 12% 99 8 8%
MLB Averages 45% 2.5% 19.4% 8.0% 7.5% 33% 0.82 1.10 68% 21% 7.4% 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
2010 23 TEX AL 68 278 4.09 161 58.1% 34.8% 14.3% 24.8% 26.1% 65.2% 0.9% 37.9% 78.1% 47.1% 7.4% 5 3 10.3% 7 6 0 7 9 43.8% 3 1 0 0 0
2011 24 TEX AL 122 491 4.02 304 62.9% 28.3% 10.9% 32.6% 28.3% 71.7% 4.3% 45.1% 84.9% 51.6% 5.7% 7 3 23.8% 29 18 2 6 15 28.6% 6 2 0 0 0
2012 25 TEX AL 151 629 4.17 377 60.1% 28.1% 18.3% 28.4% 25.2% 71.9% 0.8% 43.2% 74.5% 55.6% 6.6% 10 6 19.2% 29 12 0 13 25 34.2% 7 3 0 0 0
2013 26 TEX AL 115 440 3.83 270 63.2% 29.6% 17.0% 25.6% 27.8% 70.4% 7.6% 44.5% 75.8% 61.7% 8.7% 10 3 28.7% 33 18 2 7 18 28.0% 8 3 0 0 0
2014 27 TEX AL 18 69 3.83 42 60.9% 31.0% 19.0% 21.4% 28.6% 69.0% 0.0% 42.0% 72.4% 50.0% 0.0% 0 0 33.3% 6 2 1 1 2 33.3% 0 0 0 0 0
5 Yrs 474 1907 4.02 1154 61.3% 29.5% 15.5% 28.1% 26.9% 70.5% 3.2% 43.2% 78.0% 54.6% 6.8% 32 15 21.9% 104 56 5 34 69 33.0% 24 9 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 63.7% 27.8% 15.6% 27.0% 29.5% 72.2% 1.5% 46.0% 78.3% 59.7% 4.7% 23.8% 24.2%

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
2010 23 TEX AL 68 9 2 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 100% 0 0 0 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
2011 24 TEX AL 122 26 1 0 5 0 1 5 0 2 3 8 8 1 100% 1 2 0 46 1 0 100% 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
2012 25 TEX AL 151 24 4 0 5 0 9 3 2 3 2 10 5 1 50% 6 2 0 57 1 0 100% 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
2013 26 TEX AL 115 36 5 0 2 0 7 0 2 1 1 5 1 2 20% 1 2 0 56 2 0 100% 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
2014 27 TEX AL 18 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0% 0 0 0 8 3 0 100% 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Yrs 474 99 13 1 12 0 21 8 4 6 6 26 16 4 62% 8 6 0 193 7 0 100% 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 19 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+
2010 23 0 0 1.65 14 0 2 0 0 0 16.1 9 3 3 0 10 1 16 0 0 0 68 276 1.163 5.0 0.0 5.5 8.8 1.60 276
2011 24 1 1 .500 4.74 29 0 9 0 0 0 43.2 35 25 23 5 22 3 37 3 0 2 190 95 1.305 7.2 1.0 4.5 7.6 1.68 95
2012 25 2 3 .400 4.33 57 0 18 0 0 0 79.0 59 41 38 10 39 4 75 4 0 4 341 103 1.241 6.7 1.1 4.4 8.5 1.92 103
2013 26 2 5 .286 5.17 82 0 25 0 0 1 101.0 95 61 58 12 54 8 100 4 0 6 456 85 1.475 8.5 1.1 4.8 8.9 1.85 85
2014 27 2 6 .250 5.04 92 0 26 0 0 1 105.1 99 62 59 12 55 8 103 6 0 6 474 87 1.462 8.5 1.0 4.7 8.8 1.87 87

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
2010 23 1 1 .500 1.69 16.0 9 3 3 0 10 16 0 1.188 5.1 5.6 9.0 1.60 0.0 14
2011 24 1 2 .333 6.00 27.0 24 20 18 5 11 21 3 1.296 8.0 3.7 7.0 1.91 1.7 15
2012 25 2 2 .500 3.34 35.0 22 14 13 5 16 38 1 1.086 5.7 4.1 9.8 2.38 1.3 28
2013 26 1 1 .500 7.36 22.0 36 20 18 2 15 25 0 2.318 14.7 6.1 10.2 1.67 0.8 25
2014 27 0 0 2.25 4.0 5 1 1 0 1 3 2 1.500 11.3 2.3 6.8 3.00 0.0 10
5 Yrs 5 6 .455 4.59 104.0 96 58 53 12 53 103 6 1.433 8.3 8.9 1.94 1.0 92



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Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 2 (1785), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
JAWS Relief Pitcher (2061st), 0.2 career WAR/0.2 7yr-peak WAR/0.2 JAWS
Average HOF RP (out of 5) = 40.6 career WAR/28.2 7yr-peak WAR/34.4 JAWS

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