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Joe Kraemer

Joseph Wayne Kraemer

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 185 lb.

Born: September 10, 1964 in Olympia, WA
High School: Capital HS (Olympia, WA)
Schools: Lower Columbia College (Longview, WA), Portland State University (Portland, OR)
Drafted
by the Chicago Cubs in the 16th round of the 1985 amateur draft. (All Transactions)
Debut: August 22, 1989 (Age 24)
Team: Cubs 1989-1990

Final Game: June 25, 1990 (Age 25)
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Standard Pitching

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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
1989 24 CHC NL 0 1 .000 4.91 1 1 0 0 0 0 3.2 7 6 2 0 2 1 5 0 0 0 21 86 1.67 2.455 17.2 0.0 4.9 12.3 2.50
1990 25 CHC NL 0 0 7.20 18 0 8 0 0 0 25.0 31 25 20 2 14 2 16 2 1 2 119 58 4.49 1.800 11.2 0.7 5.0 5.8 1.14
2 Yrs 0 1 .000 6.91 19 1 8 0 0 0 28.2 38 31 22 2 16 3 21 2 1 2 140 60 4.13 1.884 11.9 0.6 5.0 6.6 1.31
162 Game Avg. 0 3 .000 6.91 65 3 27 0 0 0 98 129 105 75 7 54 10 71 7 3 7 476 60 4.13 1.884 11.9 0.6 5.0 6.6 1.31

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
1989 24 CHC NL 3.2 1 1 6 14.73 3.72 -0.02 0.13 116.0 4.49 -4 -0.3 -0.0 -0.3 -4 .186 .498
1990 25 CHC NL 25.0 18 0 25 9.00 4.27 -0.49 -0.33 111.1 4.93 -12 -1.2 .6 0.2 -0.8 -9 .433 .493 $100,000
2 Seasons 28.2 19 1 31 9.73 4.20 -0.43 -0.27 111.7 4.87 -16 -1.5 .6 0.2 -1.1 -13 .420 .493 $100,000

Standard Batting

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Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
1989 24 CHC NL 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0 /1
1990 25 CHC NL 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2 Yrs 19 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0
162 Game Avg. 162 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
1989 24 CHC NL 1 1 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .485 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 /1
1990 25 CHC NL 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $100,000 1
2 Seasons 19 1 -0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.0 0 0 -0.0 .500 .500 -0.0 0.0 0 $100,000

Standard Fielding

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Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
1989 CHC NL 24 P 1 1 0 3.2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 1.96 1.90 0 0 0
1990 CHC NL 25 P 18 0 0 25.0 7 2 4 1 1 .857 2.16 0.33 .957 1.80 1.79 0 0 0
2 Seasons P 19 1 0 28.2 7 2 4 1 1 .857 1.88 0.32 .957 1.82 1.79 0 0 0
2 Seasons TOT 19 1 0 28.2 7 2 4 1 1 .857 1.88 0.32 .957 1.82 1.79 0 0 0
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

Transactions

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Salaries

Salaries may not be complete (especially pre-1985) and may not include some earned bonuses
Year Age Team Salary Sources Notes/Other Sources
199025Chicago Cubs$100,000USA Today
Career to date (may be incomplete)$100,000
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

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