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Rick Kreuger

Richard Allen Kreuger

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

Born: November 3, 1948 in Grand Rapids, MI
High School: Lee HS (Lee, MI)
Schools: Grand Rapids Community College (Grand Rapids, MI), Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI)
Signed
by the Boston Red Sox as an amateur free agent in 1971. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 6, 1975 (Age 26.307)
Teams (by GP): RedSox/Indians 1975-1978

Final Game: May 7, 1978 (Age 29.185)
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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
1975 26 BOS AL 0 0 4.50 2 0 1 0 0 0 4.0 3 2 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 16 100 2.84 1.000 6.8 0.0 2.3 2.3 1.00
1976 27 BOS AL 2 1 .667 4.06 8 4 3 1 0 0 31.0 31 14 14 3 16 0 12 0 0 0 134 98 4.66 1.516 9.0 0.9 4.6 3.5 0.75
1977 28 BOS AL 0 1 .000 inf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 8
1978 29 CLE AL 0 0 3.86 6 0 2 0 0 0 9.1 6 4 4 1 3 0 7 0 0 1 38 101 3.44 0.964 5.8 1.0 2.9 6.8 2.33
4 Yrs 2 2 .500 4.47 17 4 6 1 0 0 44.1 42 22 22 4 20 0 20 0 0 1 190 91 4.24 1.398 8.5 0.8 4.1 4.1 1.00
162 Game Avg. 6 6 .500 4.47 55 13 19 3 0 0 143 136 71 71 13 65 0 65 0 0 3 615 91 4.24 1.398 8.5 0.8 4.1 4.1 1.00
BOS (3 yrs) 2 2 .500 4.63 11 4 4 1 0 0 35.0 36 18 18 3 17 0 13 0 0 0 152 89 4.46 1.514 9.3 0.8 4.4 3.3 0.76
CLE (1 yr) 0 0 3.86 6 0 2 0 0 0 9.1 6 4 4 1 3 0 7 0 0 1 38 101 3.44 0.964 5.8 1.0 2.9 6.8 2.33
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
1975 26 BOS AL 4.0 2 0 2 4.50 4.29 0.43 -0.36 108.0 3.78 -0 -0.0 .1 0.0 0.0 0 .483 .500
1976 27 BOS AL 31.0 8 4 14 4.06 3.91 0.13 0.04 112.0 4.28 1 0.1 .8 -0.0 0.4 3 .512 .501
1977 28 BOS AL 0.0 1 0 2 124.0 1.9 0.0
1978 29 CLE AL 9.1 6 0 4 3.86 4.42 -0.11 -0.36 108.7 4.54 1 0.1 .7 -0.0 0.2 2 .513 .500
4 Seasons 44.1 17 4 22 4.47 4.08 0.11 -0.08 110.9 4.29 1 0.1 .7 -0.0 0.5 5 .479 .471
BOS (3 yrs) 35.0 11 4 18 4.63 4.00 0.17 -0.01 111.5 4.22 1 0.1 .8 -0.0 0.4 4 .460 .455
CLE (1 yr) 9.1 6 0 4 3.86 4.42 -0.11 -0.36 108.7 4.54 1 0.1 .7 -0.0 0.2 2 .513 .500

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
1975 26 BOS AL 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 /1
1976 27 BOS AL 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 /1
1977 28 BOS AL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 /1
1978 29 CLE AL 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 /1
4 Yrs 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
162 Game Avg. 162 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
BOS (3 yrs) 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CLE (1 yr) 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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
1975 26 BOS AL 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /1
1976 27 BOS AL 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /1
1977 28 BOS AL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /1
1978 29 CLE AL 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /1
4 Seasons 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0
BOS (3 yrs) 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0
CLE (1 yr) 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0

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
1975 BOS AL 26 P 2 0 0 4.0 3 1 2 0 0 1.000 6.75 1.50 .940 1.80 1.85 0 0 0
1976 BOS AL 27 P 8 4 1 31.0 9 1 8 0 1 1.000 2.61 1.13 .950 1.86 1.88 0 1 100% 34% 0
1977 BOS AL 28 P 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.90 0 0 0
1978 CLE AL 29 P 6 0 0 9.1 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 1.93 0.33 .955 1.93 1.88 1 0 0% 38% 0
4 Seasons P 17 4 1 44.1 14 3 11 0 1 1.000 2.84 0.82 .949 1.87 1.88 1 1 50% 36% 0
4 Seasons TOT 17 4 1 44.1 14 3 11 0 1 1.000 2.84 0.82 .949 1.87 1.88 1 1 50% 36% 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

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