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George Kontos    \KAHN-tohs\

George Nicholas Kontos (twitter: @G_Kontos)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 215 lb.

Born: June 12, 1985 in Lincolnwood, IL
High School: Niles West HS (Skokie, IL)
School: Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
Drafted
by the New York Yankees in the 5th round of the 2006 amateur draft.
Signed June 16, 2006. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 10, 2011 (Age 26.090, 17,706th in MLB history)   vs. LAA 1.1 IP, 2 H, 2 SO, 0 BB, 1 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2012 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Giants/Yankees 2011-2015
2015 Contract Status: Signed thru 2015, 1 yr/$518k (15) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2015): 1.171, Arb Eligible: 2016, Free Agent: 2020 [*], Agents: ACES (Sam & Seth Levinson) [*]
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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
2011 26 NYY AL 0 0 3.00 7 0 4 0 0 0 6.0 4 2 2 1 3 0 6 0 0 0 24 151 4.69 1.167 6.0 1.5 4.5 9.0 2.00
2012 27 SFG NL 2 1 .667 2.47 44 0 9 0 0 0 43.2 34 15 12 3 12 0 44 0 0 1 177 144 2.80 1.053 7.0 0.6 2.5 9.1 3.67
2013 28 SFG NL 2 2 .500 4.39 52 0 9 0 0 0 55.1 60 30 27 7 18 2 47 2 0 1 238 79 4.08 1.410 9.8 1.1 2.9 7.6 2.61
2014 29 SFG NL 4 0 1.000 2.78 24 0 7 0 0 0 32.1 24 10 10 1 11 3 27 0 0 1 125 124 2.88 1.082 6.7 0.3 3.1 7.5 2.45
2015 30 SFG NL 2 1 .667 1.62 48 0 9 0 0 0 50.0 36 10 9 4 7 0 31 0 0 2 192 218 3.30 0.860 6.5 0.7 1.3 5.6 4.43
5 Yrs 10 4 .714 2.88 175 0 38 0 0 0 187.1 158 67 60 16 51 5 155 2 0 5 756 123 3.39 1.116 7.6 0.8 2.5 7.4 3.04
162 Game Avg. 4 2 .714 2.88 68 0 15 0 0 0 73 61 26 23 6 20 2 60 1 0 2 294 123 3.39 1.116 7.6 0.8 2.5 7.4 3.04
SFG (4 yrs) 10 4 .714 2.88 168 0 34 0 0 0 181.1 154 65 58 15 48 5 149 2 0 5 732 122 3.34 1.114 7.6 0.7 2.4 7.4 3.10
NYY (1 yr) 0 0 3.00 7 0 4 0 0 0 6.0 4 2 2 1 3 0 6 0 0 0 24 151 4.69 1.167 6.0 1.5 4.5 9.0 2.00
NL (4 yrs) 10 4 .714 2.88 168 0 34 0 0 0 181.1 154 65 58 15 48 5 149 2 0 5 732 122 3.34 1.114 7.6 0.7 2.4 7.4 3.10
AL (1 yr) 0 0 3.00 7 0 4 0 0 0 6.0 4 2 2 1 3 0 6 0 0 0 24 151 4.69 1.167 6.0 1.5 4.5 9.0 2.00
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
2011 26 NYY AL 6.0 7 0 2 3.00 4.73 0.02 -0.36 98.6 4.29 1 0.1 .3 -0.0 0.1 1 .513 .501
2012 27 SFG NL 43.2 44 0 15 3.09 4.37 -0.05 -0.33 87.2 3.56 2 0.2 .7 -0.1 0.5 6 .505 .501 $481,350
2013 28 SFG NL 55.1 52 0 30 4.88 4.21 0.02 -0.31 89.6 3.48 -8 -0.9 1.0 -0.1 -0.6 -4 .482 .494 $492,500
2014 29 SFG NL 32.1 24 0 10 2.78 4.00 -0.04 -0.30 95.5 3.57 3 0.3 .6 -0.2 0.5 5 .514 .502
2015 30 SFG NL 50.0 48 0 10 1.80 4.02 0.19 -0.30 95.6 3.38 9 1.0 .8 -0.2 1.2 13 .521 .506
5 Seasons 187.1 175 0 67 3.22 4.18 0.04 -0.31 92.0 3.51 6 0.7 .8 -0.7 1.7 21 .504 .501 $973,850
SFG (4 yrs) 181.1 168 0 65 3.23 4.16 0.04 -0.31 91.7 3.49 5 0.6 .8 -0.6 1.6 20 .504 .501 $973,850
NYY (1 yr) 6.0 7 0 2 3.00 4.73 0.02 -0.36 98.6 4.29 1 0.1 .3 -0.0 0.1 1 .513 .501

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 27 SFG NL NLDS W CIN 0 0 0.00 4 0 0 0 0 0 3.2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 12 0.545 4.9 0.0 0.0 4.9
2012 27 SFG NL NLCS W STL 0 0 13.50 3 0 1 0 0 0 1.1 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1.500 13.5 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 ❍ 27 SFG NL WS W DET 0 0 54.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 2 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 9.000 54.0 27.0 27.0 0.0 0.00
1 Yr (3 Series) 0 0 6.75 8 0 1 0 0 0 5.1 6 4 4 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 22 1.313 10.1 1.7 1.7 3.4 2.00
1 NLDS 0 0 0.00 4 0 0 0 0 0 3.2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 12 0.545 4.9 0.0 0.0 4.9
1 NLCS 0 0 13.50 3 0 1 0 0 0 1.1 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1.500 13.5 0.0 0.0 0.0
1 WS 0 0 54.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 2 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 9.000 54.0 27.0 27.0 0.0 0.00

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
2011 26 NYY AL 7 24 21 2 4 0 0 1 1 1 3 6 .190 .292 .333 .625 .214 7 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 27 SFG NL 44 177 163 15 34 7 2 3 3 2 12 44 .209 .260 .331 .591 .263 54 3 0 0 2 0 4
2013 28 SFG NL 52 238 213 30 60 13 1 7 1 0 18 47 .282 .338 .451 .788 .325 96 8 2 1 4 2 1
2014 29 SFG NL 24 125 114 10 24 6 1 1 4 3 11 27 .211 .280 .307 .587 .267 35 3 0 0 0 3 0
2015 30 SFG NL 48 192 181 10 36 6 1 4 5 1 7 31 .199 .225 .309 .535 .215 56 3 0 1 3 0 3
5 Yrs 175 756 692 67 158 32 5 16 14 7 51 155 .228 .280 .358 .638 .268 248 17 2 2 9 5 8
162 Game Avg. 68 294 269 26 61 12 2 6 5 3 20 60 .228 .280 .358 .638 .268 96 7 1 1 3 2 3
MLB Averages .254 .317 .397 .714 .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
2011 26 NYY AL 1.1 0.1 26 0.0 0.1 -0.1 .32 0.1 0.1 2.2 0.2 0.93 1.0 0 1 6
2012 27 SFG NL 4.9 0.5 181 -0.1 1.4 -1.5 .44 0.5 -0.8 -1.3 -0.1 0.92 1.9 7 6 28
2013 28 SFG NL -7.6 -0.8 241 0.4 2.8 -2.3 .62 -0.1 0.8 -9.3 -1.0 1.05 -8.3 14 9 25
2014 29 SFG NL 3.3 0.4 132 0.4 1.3 -0.9 .54 0.2 0.6 3.4 0.4 1.04 5.0 1 6 16
2015 30 SFG NL 11.3 1.2 201 1.3 3.2 -1.9 .84 0.9 0.7 14.6 1.6 0.99 10.0 9 13 25
5 Yrs 13.0 1.4 781 2.1 8.8 -6.7 .61 1.6 1.8 9.6 1.1 1.00 9.6 31 35 100

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
2011 26 NYY AL 7 7 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0% 8 .316 0 1 6 2 0 5 4 3 2 4 3 1 2.6 13
2012 27 SFG NL 44 44 9 2 1 1 0 1 0% 6 5 28 12 43% 7 .441 7 6 28 16 1 27 16 28 11 16 11 10 3.0 15
2013 28 SFG NL 52 52 9 2 2 2 0 2 0% 7 5 44 15 34% 7 .618 14 9 25 11 9 32 25 27 18 17 19 13 3.2 17
2014 29 SFG NL 24 24 7 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 14 8 57% 7 .538 1 6 16 7 2 15 8 16 12 6 12 2 4.0 20
2015 30 SFG NL 48 48 9 2 1 0 0 0 10 10 29 2 7% 7 .837 9 13 25 17 6 25 18 30 15 17 18 13 3.1 14
5 Yrs 175 175 38 10 4 3 0 3 0% 24 21 121 37 31% .609 31 35 100 53 18 104 71 104 58 60 63 39 3.2 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%
2011 26 NYY AL 24 79% 4.2% 25.0% 12.5% 4.2% 25% 0.25 0.22 58% 13% 14.3% 42% 4 0 0%
2012 27 SFG NL 177 65% 1.7% 24.9% 6.8% 6.8% 35% 1.02 1.26 67% 15% 5.7% 10% 25 3 12%
2013 28 SFG NL 238 69% 2.9% 19.8% 7.6% 8.8% 35% 0.61 0.89 68% 26% 7.9% 15% 52 8 15%
2014 29 SFG NL 125 58% 0.8% 21.6% 8.8% 6.4% 33% 0.64 0.76 69% 23% 2.3% 17% 27 3 11%
2015 30 SFG NL 192 67% 2.1% 16.2% 3.7% 5.7% 31% 0.80 1.11 78% 27% 5.2% 8% 30 3 10%
5 Yrs 756 66% 2.1% 20.5% 6.8% 7.0% 34% 0.73 0.97 70% 23% 5.9% 14% 138 17 12%
MLB Averages 45% 2.5% 19.7% 7.9% 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
2011 26 NYY AL 25 90 3.60 50 55.6% 16.0% 32.0% 22.0% 30.0% 84.0% 0.0% 46.7% 61.9% 52.0% 8.0% 2 0 16.0% 4 2 1 0 6 0.0% 1 2 0 0 0
2012 27 SFG NL 178 647 3.63 426 65.8% 29.6% 21.4% 20.7% 28.4% 70.4% 0.0% 46.4% 69.7% 60.1% 5.6% 10 7 26.4% 47 28 3 11 33 25.0% 12 3 0 0 0
2013 28 SFG NL 238 873 3.67 567 65.5% 26.3% 18.7% 24.9% 30.2% 73.7% 2.6% 48.3% 74.6% 65.1% 3.8% 9 4 24.8% 59 32 8 10 37 21.3% 9 3 0 0 0
2014 29 SFG NL 126 469 3.72 305 66.7% 27.5% 16.1% 27.9% 28.5% 72.5% 7.3% 48.4% 77.8% 56.3% 4.8% 6 2 22.2% 28 12 0 9 18 33.3% 2 1 0 0 0
2015 30 SFG NL 193 689 3.57 467 67.8% 22.9% 16.3% 27.8% 33.0% 77.1% 0.0% 52.2% 78.9% 58.5% 1.6% 3 3 19.7% 38 17 1 5 26 16.1% 3 0 0 0 0
5 Yrs 760 2768 3.64 1815 66.0% 26.1% 18.6% 25.1% 30.2% 73.9% 2.1% 48.8% 74.8% 60.4% 3.9% 30 16 23.2% 176 91 13 35 120 22.6% 27 9 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 64.0% 27.5% 16.0% 27.1% 29.4% 72.5% 1.4% 46.4% 78.0% 60.0% 4.6% 24.1% 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
2011 26 NYY AL 24 4 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 1 1 50% 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 27 SFG NL 177 34 0 0 3 0 2 2 1 1 2 6 4 0 67% 4 1 0 66 3 2 60% 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2013 28 SFG NL 238 60 6 1 7 1 10 3 4 0 7 17 10 3 59% 1 1 0 104 1 0 100% 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
2014 29 SFG NL 125 24 1 0 1 0 3 1 0 1 0 11 7 4 64% 0 1 0 49 4 3 57% 4 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0
2015 30 SFG NL 192 36 2 0 4 0 1 3 1 0 4 7 4 0 57% 3 2 0 73 5 1 83% 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
5 Yrs 756 158 10 1 16 1 17 10 6 2 14 41 25 7 61% 8 5 0 302 14 7 67% 13 7 1 0 0 0 1 1 14 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+
2011 26 0 0 3.00 7 0 4 0 0 0 6.0 4 2 2 1 3 0 6 0 0 0 24 151 1.167 6.0 1.5 4.5 9.0 2.00 151
2012 27 2 1 .667 2.54 51 0 13 0 0 0 49.2 38 17 14 4 15 0 50 0 0 1 201 145 1.067 6.9 0.7 2.7 9.1 3.33 145
2013 28 4 3 .571 3.51 103 0 22 0 0 0 105.0 98 47 41 11 33 2 97 2 0 2 439 101 1.248 8.4 0.9 2.8 8.3 2.94 101
2014 29 8 3 .727 3.34 127 0 29 0 0 0 137.1 122 57 51 12 44 5 124 2 0 3 564 106 1.209 8.0 0.8 2.9 8.1 2.82 106
2015 30 10 4 .714 2.88 175 0 38 0 0 0 187.1 158 67 60 16 51 5 155 2 0 5 756 123 1.116 7.6 0.8 2.5 7.4 3.04 123

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
2011 26 1 0 1.000 3.00 6.0 4 2 2 1 3 6 0 1.167 6.0 4.5 9.0 2.00 1.5 7
2012 27 3 2 .600 3.27 44.0 38 18 16 3 13 44 0 1.159 7.8 2.7 9.0 3.38 0.6 44
2013 28 3 3 .500 5.24 55.0 68 36 32 8 20 47 2 1.600 11.1 3.3 7.7 2.35 1.3 52
2014 29 2 2 .500 3.09 32.0 27 12 11 1 12 27 0 1.219 7.6 3.4 7.6 2.25 0.3 24
2015 30 3 3 .500 1.98 50.0 39 12 11 4 8 31 0 0.940 7.0 1.4 5.6 3.88 0.7 48
5 Yrs 12 10 .545 3.47 187.0 176 80 72 17 56 155 2 1.241 8.5 7.5 2.77 0.8 175



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Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 1 (1934), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
JAWS Relief Pitcher (1127th), 1.8 career WAR/1.8 7yr-peak WAR/1.8 JAWS
Average HOF RP (out of 5) = 40.6 career WAR/28.2 7yr-peak WAR/34.4 JAWS

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