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Dennis Leonard

Dennis Patrick Leonard

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: May 18, 1951 in Brooklyn, NY
School: Iona College (New Rochelle, NY)
Drafted
by the Kansas City Royals in the 2nd round of the 1972 amateur draft. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 4, 1974 (Age 23.109, 11,153rd in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1975 season [*]
Team: Royals 1974-1986
Agents: Jerry Kapstein [*]
Last Game: September 27, 1986 (Age 35.132)
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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
1974 23 KCR AL 0 4 .000 5.32 5 4 0 0 0 0 22.0 28 15 13 0 12 0 8 3 0 0 105 73 3.90 1.818 11.5 0.0 4.9 3.3 0.67
1975 24 KCR AL 15 7 .682 3.77 32 30 1 8 0 0 212.1 212 98 89 18 90 4 146 9 0 4 916 103 3.71 1.422 9.0 0.8 3.8 6.2 1.62
1976 25 KCR AL 17 10 .630 3.51 35 34 0 16 2 0 259.0 247 113 101 16 70 5 150 11 1 7 1072 101 3.22 1.224 8.6 0.6 2.4 5.2 2.14
1977 26 KCR AL 20 12 .625 3.04 38 37 1 21 5 1 292.2 246 117 99 18 79 0 244 8 2 14 1186 134 2.76 1.110 7.6 0.6 2.4 7.5 3.09 CYA-4,MVP-29
1978 27 KCR AL 21 17 .553 3.33 40 40 0 20 4 0 294.2 283 125 109 27 78 7 183 9 0 12 1218 115 3.42 1.225 8.6 0.8 2.4 5.6 2.35 CYA-7
1979 28 KCR AL 14 12 .538 4.08 32 32 0 12 5 0 236.0 226 117 107 33 56 3 126 2 0 8 966 105 4.22 1.195 8.6 1.3 2.1 4.8 2.25
1980 29 KCR AL 20 11 .645 3.79 38 38 0 9 3 0 280.1 271 127 118 30 80 5 155 1 1 12 1172 106 3.90 1.252 8.7 1.0 2.6 5.0 1.94
1981 30 KCR AL 13 11 .542 2.99 26 26 0 9 2 0 201.2 202 79 67 15 41 5 107 3 1 5 837 120 3.16 1.205 9.0 0.7 1.8 4.8 2.61
1982 31 KCR AL 10 6 .625 5.10 21 21 0 2 0 0 130.2 145 82 74 20 46 3 58 2 0 4 579 80 4.92 1.462 10.0 1.4 3.2 4.0 1.26
1983 32 KCR AL 6 3 .667 3.71 10 10 0 1 0 0 63.0 69 29 26 3 19 1 31 0 0 1 270 110 3.29 1.397 9.9 0.4 2.7 4.4 1.63
1985 34 KCR AL 0 0 0.00 2 0 1 0 0 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 7 1.68 0.500 4.5 0.0 0.0 4.5
1986 35 KCR AL 8 13 .381 4.44 33 30 0 5 2 0 192.2 207 106 95 22 51 6 114 4 1 6 821 95 3.93 1.339 9.7 1.0 2.4 5.3 2.24
12 Yrs 144 106 .576 3.70 312 302 3 103 23 1 2187.0 2137 1008 898 202 622 39 1323 52 6 73 9149 107 3.59 1.262 8.8 0.8 2.6 5.4 2.13
162 Game Avg. 16 12 .576 3.70 35 33 0 11 3 0 242 237 112 99 22 69 4 147 6 1 8 1013 107 3.59 1.262 8.8 0.8 2.6 5.4 2.13
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
1974 23 KCR AL 22.0 5 4 15 6.14 4.23 -0.18 0.08 100.7 4.52 -4 -0.4 .0 0.0 -0.2 -2 .418 .497
1975 24 KCR AL 212.1 32 30 98 4.15 4.32 0.09 0.11 102.2 4.44 7 0.7 1.3 -0.1 2.7 27 .523 .505
1976 25 KCR AL 259.0 35 34 113 3.93 3.93 0.24 0.12 99.5 3.79 -3 -0.4 .1 -0.1 2.0 19 .490 .498
1977 26 KCR AL 292.2 38 37 117 3.60 4.47 0.17 0.14 100.3 4.44 27 2.9 .0 -0.2 5.6 57 .576 .518 $200,000 CYA-4,MVP-29
1978 27 KCR AL 294.2 40 40 125 3.82 4.27 0.32 0.13 102.1 4.17 11 1.3 -0.2 4.0 39 .532 .508 $200,000 CYA-7
1979 28 KCR AL 236.0 32 32 117 4.46 4.74 0.20 0.15 101.3 4.75 8 0.8 -0.1 3.0 32 .524 .505 $200,000
1980 29 KCR AL 280.1 38 38 127 4.08 4.43 0.13 0.14 101.0 4.49 12 1.2 -0.1 3.7 39 .532 .508 $200,000
1981 30 KCR AL 201.2 26 26 79 3.53 4.04 0.06 0.13 100.5 4.14 14 1.7 -0.1 3.4 31 .564 .510 $200,000
1982 31 KCR AL 130.2 21 21 82 5.65 4.39 0.23 0.15 100.5 4.32 -19 -1.8 -0.1 -0.6 -7 .414 .489
1983 32 KCR AL 63.0 10 10 29 4.14 4.66 -0.15 0.15 100.7 5.00 6 0.6 -0.0 1.2 12 .563 .504
1985 34 KCR AL 2.0 2 0 0 0.00 4.39 -0.02 -0.34 100.0 4.07 1 0.1 .1 -0.0 0.1 1 .548 .501 $871,429
1986 35 KCR AL 192.2 33 30 106 4.95 4.66 0.07 0.13 101.8 4.81 -3 -0.3 .1 -0.1 1.4 16 .490 .498 $883,333
12 Seasons 2187.0 312 302 1008 4.15 4.37 0.16 0.13 101.0 4.38 56 6.4 .3 -1.2 26.1 263 .520 .505 $2,754,762

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
1976 25 KCR AL ALCS L NYY 0 0 19.29 2 2 0 0 0 0 2.1 9 5 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 16 4.714 34.7 0.0 7.7 0.0 0.00
1977 26 KCR AL ALCS L NYY 1 1 .500 3.00 2 1 0 1 0 0 9.0 5 4 3 0 2 0 4 0 0 0 34 0.778 5.0 0.0 2.0 4.0 2.00
1978 27 KCR AL ALCS L NYY 0 2 .000 3.75 2 2 0 1 0 0 12.0 13 5 5 2 2 0 11 0 0 1 51 1.250 9.8 1.5 1.5 8.3 5.50
1980 29 KCR AL ALCS W NYY 1 0 1.000 2.25 1 1 0 0 0 0 8.0 7 2 2 1 1 0 8 0 0 0 31 1.000 7.9 1.1 1.1 9.0 8.00
1980 29 KCR AL WS L PHI 1 1 .500 6.75 2 2 0 0 0 0 10.2 15 9 8 1 2 0 5 1 0 1 47 1.594 12.7 0.8 1.7 4.2 2.50
1981 30 KCR AL ALDS L OAK 0 1 .000 1.13 1 1 0 0 0 0 8.0 7 4 1 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 32 1.000 7.9 2.3 1.1 3.4 3.00
5 Yrs (6 Series) 3 5 .375 4.32 10 9 0 2 0 0 50.0 56 29 24 6 10 0 31 1 0 2 211 1.320 10.1 1.1 1.8 5.6 3.10
1 ALDS 0 1 .000 1.13 1 1 0 0 0 0 8.0 7 4 1 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 32 1.000 7.9 2.3 1.1 3.4 3.00
4 ALCS 2 3 .400 4.31 7 6 0 2 0 0 31.1 34 16 15 3 7 0 23 0 0 1 132 1.309 9.8 0.9 2.0 6.6 3.29
1 WS 1 1 .500 6.75 2 2 0 0 0 0 10.2 15 9 8 1 2 0 5 1 0 1 47 1.594 12.7 0.8 1.7 4.2 2.50

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
1974 23 KCR AL 5 105 85 15 28 1 1 0 1 0 12 8 .329 .430 .365 .795 .364 31 4 3 5 0 0 0
1975 24 KCR AL 32 916 806 98 212 31 6 18 12 10 90 146 .263 .342 .383 .726 .300 309 20 9 7 4 4 11
1976 25 KCR AL 35 1072 967 113 247 31 5 16 23 15 70 150 .255 .309 .347 .657 .284 336 17 11 12 12 5 9
1977 26 KCR AL 38 1186 1083 117 246 38 9 18 10 13 79 244 .227 .283 .329 .611 .275 356 20 8 8 8 0 19
1978 27 KCR AL 40 1218 1114 125 283 62 5 27 18 11 78 183 .254 .307 .391 .698 .281 436 26 9 11 6 7 11
1979 28 KCR AL 32 966 892 117 226 37 8 33 8 11 56 126 .253 .297 .424 .721 .262 378 13 2 11 5 3 8
1980 29 KCR AL 38 1172 1070 127 271 54 8 30 19 5 80 155 .253 .304 .403 .707 .270 431 18 1 13 8 5 16
1981 30 KCR AL 26 837 782 79 202 29 3 15 15 6 41 107 .258 .296 .361 .656 .281 282 13 3 5 6 5 12
1982 31 KCR AL 21 579 520 82 145 25 3 20 12 2 46 58 .279 .337 .454 .791 .280 236 9 2 6 5 3 8
1983 32 KCR AL 10 270 249 29 69 16 1 3 6 2 19 31 .277 .326 .386 .711 .304 96 8 0 0 2 1 5
1985 34 KCR AL 2 7 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .143 .143 .143 .286 .167 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
1986 35 KCR AL 33 821 753 106 207 31 8 22 19 8 51 114 .275 .321 .425 .746 .296 320 12 4 4 9 6 14
12 Yrs 312 9149 8328 1008 2137 355 57 202 143 83 622 1323 .257 .310 .386 .696 .282 3212 160 52 82 65 39 113
162 Game Avg. 35 1013 922 112 237 39 6 22 16 9 69 147 .257 .310 .386 .696 .282 356 18 6 9 7 4 13
MLB Averages .260 .325 .384 .709 .284

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg PtchR PtchW Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI LevHi LevMd LevLo
1974 23 KCR AL -3.5 -0.4 107 -0.5 1.8 -2.3 1.20 -0.3 -0.1 -2.0 -0.2 1.08 -2.6 0 0 1
1975 24 KCR AL 3.7 0.4 946 -0.3 18.6 -18.9 1.14 -0.7 0.4 4.4 0.4 0.98 -4.1 0 2 0
1976 25 KCR AL 1.2 0.1 1130 0.7 18.5 -17.7 1.02 2.0 -1.3 3.7 0.4 0.94 15.8 0 0 1
1977 26 KCR AL 30.9 3.2 1231 4.2 19.9 -15.8 .88 4.2 0.5 34.9 3.7 0.89 43.5 0 0 1
1978 27 KCR AL 14.8 1.6 1264 0.9 19.6 -18.6 .91 1.6 -0.6 20.0 2.1 0.92 18.9 0 0 0
1979 28 KCR AL 6.3 0.6 995 1.6 16.9 -15.4 .92 1.7 0.0 11.9 1.2 0.88 19.7 0 0 0
1980 29 KCR AL 9.1 0.9 1212 0.4 20.1 -19.7 .97 1.7 -1.3 13.4 1.4 0.90 18.1 0 0 0
1981 30 KCR AL 11.9 1.3 863 0.8 15.1 -14.2 1.02 1.2 -0.4 16.6 1.8 0.91 14.6 0 0 0
1982 31 KCR AL -14.8 -1.4 601 -1.7 10.4 -12.1 1.08 -1.4 -0.1 -18.0 -1.7 0.97 -16.1 0 0 0
1983 32 KCR AL 2.6 0.3 280 1.1 5.4 -4.4 1.05 0.2 0.8 2.4 0.2 0.97 2.7 0 0 0
1985 34 KCR AL 1.1 0.1 7 0.0 0.0 -0.0 .07 0.1 0.1 1.0 0.1 0.74 1.2 0 0 2
1986 35 KCR AL -4.4 -0.4 855 -0.5 14.1 -14.6 .94 -0.8 0.3 -4.8 -0.5 0.92 -7.9 0 0 3
12 Yrs 59.0 6.3 9491 6.8 160.5 -153.7 .98 9.5 -2.6 83.5 9.0 0.92 103.8 0 2 8

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
1974 23 KCR AL 5 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0% 38.0 47 31 7 6 0 3 1.8 2.0 5.0
1975 24 KCR AL 32 30 14 7 9 1 0 20 10 .667 2 4 8 0 18 60% 52.1 80 18 31 8 15 3 4.8 4.8 6.8
1976 25 KCR AL 35 34 17 10 7 4 3 21 13 .618 4 1 16 2 20 59% 55.3 87 7 19 7 10 9 5.4 5.8 7.6
1977 26 KCR AL 38 37 20 12 5 1 3 24 13 .649 3 2 21 5 24 65% 60.7 88 19 21 11 16 4 4.5 4.6 7.8
1978 27 KCR AL 40 40 21 17 2 2 5 22 18 .550 2 1 20 4 24 60% 55.5 87 19 29 13 27 3 4.8 5.1 7.4
1979 28 KCR AL 32 32 14 12 6 4 3 17 15 .531 1 3 12 5 14 44% 53.1 87 22 12 8 12 8 5.3 5.2 7.4
1980 29 KCR AL 38 38 20 11 7 5 4 25 13 .658 1 4 9 3 22 58% 53.4 88 10 28 8 13 5 5.4 5.4 7.4
1981 30 KCR AL 26 26 13 11 2 1 4 13 13 .500 1 1 9 2 17 65% 56.3 85 32 21 13 13 7 3.4 3.7 7.8
1982 31 KCR AL 21 21 10 6 5 4 2 13 8 .619 0 3 2 0 10 48% 44.9 73 11 15 4 5 6 6.2 6.1 6.2
1983 32 KCR AL 10 10 6 3 1 0 0 6 4 .600 0 0 1 0 6 60% 50.1 71 15 4 0 0 3 3.5 4.1 6.3
1986 35 KCR AL 33 30 8 13 9 2 4 12 18 .400 1 4 5 2 14 47% 49.3 85 16 21 8 2 7 3.7 3.8 6.1
11 Yrs 310 302 143 106 53 24 28 173 129 .573 15 23 103 23 169 56% 54 88 7 208 86 113 58 4.7 4.9 7.2
MLB Averages .500 52% 51 106 -13 4.3 4.2 6.3

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
1974 23 KCR AL 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 1.202 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 6.0
1975 24 KCR AL 32 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 0% 1 0 2 0 0% 2 1.137 0 2 0 1 0 1 1 1 2 0 2 0 14.0
1976 25 KCR AL 35 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 1.021 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3.0
1977 26 KCR AL 38 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 100% 1 0 0 0 7 .882 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 9.0
1985 34 KCR AL 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 .070 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 3.0
1986 35 KCR AL 33 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .940 0 0 3 1 0 2 0 3 3 0 3 0 9.3
6 Yrs 145 10 3 1 0 2 1 1 50% 2 0 2 0 0% .994 0 2 8 4 0 6 1 9 7 0 7 0 8.0

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%
1974 23 KCR AL 105 50% 0.0% 7.6% 11.4% 1.9% 7% 1.64 73% 31 4 13%
1975 24 KCR AL 916 51% 2.0% 15.9% 9.8% 6.0% 26% 0.89 71% 217 20 9%
1976 25 KCR AL 1072 50% 1.5% 14.0% 6.5% 4.9% 21% 0.93 76% 185 17 9%
1977 26 KCR AL 1186 49% 1.5% 20.6% 6.7% 5.5% 26% 1.02 70% 196 20 10%
1978 27 KCR AL 1218 50% 2.2% 15.0% 6.4% 7.7% 33% 0.93 75% 180 26 14%
1979 28 KCR AL 966 50% 3.4% 13.0% 5.8% 8.1% 35% 0.98 76% 157 13 8%
1980 29 KCR AL 1172 44% 2.6% 13.2% 6.8% 7.9% 34% 0.87 76% 203 18 9%
1981 30 KCR AL 837 46% 1.8% 12.8% 4.9% 5.6% 23% 0.77 80% 134 13 10%
1982 31 KCR AL 579 52% 3.5% 10.0% 7.9% 8.3% 33% 1.01 77% 112 9 8%
1983 32 KCR AL 270 47% 1.1% 11.5% 7.0% 7.4% 29% 1.00 80% 53 8 15%
1985 34 KCR AL 7 43% 0.0% 14.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0% 1.50 86% 1 0 0%
1986 35 KCR AL 821 47% 2.7% 13.9% 6.2% 7.4% 30% 0.85 76% 152 12 8%
12 Yrs 9149 49% 2.2% 14.5% 6.8% 6.7% 29% 0.92 75% 1621 160 10%
MLB Averages 43% 2.0% 13.3% 8.5% 6.5% 28% 1.09 75% 11%

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
1974 23 KCR AL 105 28 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 5 2 0 40% 0 0 1 50 1 0 100% 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1975 24 KCR AL 916 212 18 0 9 10 8 5 13 47 22 12 47% 11 4 0 378 12 10 55% 12 10 0 0 0 0 2 0 12 0
1976 25 KCR AL 1072 247 16 0 19 8 8 8 8 62 35 6 56% 9 7 2 378 23 15 61% 23 15 0 0 0 0 3 0 27 0
1977 26 KCR AL 1186 246 18 0 12 7 11 7 11 52 33 6 63% 19 14 2 387 10 13 43% 9 11 1 1 0 1 3 1 31 0
1978 27 KCR AL 1218 283 27 0 19 10 17 9 18 55 24 12 44% 11 12 1 407 18 11 62% 18 10 0 1 0 0 1 0 23 0
1979 28 KCR AL 966 226 33 0 9 17 16 15 18 45 25 5 56% 8 8 1 314 8 11 42% 8 11 0 0 0 0 4 0 18 0
1980 29 KCR AL 1172 271 30 0 11 16 14 13 17 48 31 3 65% 16 12 2 420 19 5 79% 17 3 2 1 0 1 3 1 29 0
1981 30 KCR AL 837 202 15 0 8 8 7 5 10 26 14 2 54% 12 5 0 300 15 6 71% 15 6 0 0 0 0 1 1 14 0
1982 31 KCR AL 579 145 20 1 12 12 8 12 8 40 22 2 55% 8 4 1 224 12 2 86% 12 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 11 0
1983 32 KCR AL 270 69 3 0 6 0 3 1 2 15 9 3 60% 5 1 0 109 6 2 75% 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
1985 34 KCR AL 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1986 35 KCR AL 821 207 22 0 9 7 15 9 13 40 22 5 55% 14 6 1 294 19 8 70% 19 6 0 1 0 1 1 0 17 0
12 Yrs 9149 2137 202 1 117 95 107 84 118 435 239 56 55% 113 73 11 3263 143 83 63% 140 76 3 4 0 3 19 3 186 0
MLB Averages 53% 66%

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+
1974 23 0 4 .000 5.32 5 4 0 0 0 0 22.0 28 15 13 0 12 0 8 3 0 0 105 73 1.818 11.5 0.0 4.9 3.3 0.67 73
1975 24 15 11 .577 3.92 37 34 1 8 0 0 234.1 240 113 102 18 102 4 154 12 0 4 1021 99 1.459 9.2 0.7 3.9 5.9 1.51 99
1976 25 32 21 .604 3.70 72 68 1 24 2 0 493.1 487 226 203 34 172 9 304 23 1 11 2093 100 1.336 8.9 0.6 3.1 5.5 1.77 100
1977 26 52 33 .612 3.46 110 105 2 45 7 1 786.0 733 343 302 52 251 9 548 31 3 25 3279 111 1.252 8.4 0.6 2.9 6.3 2.18 111
1978 27 73 50 .593 3.42 150 145 2 65 11 1 1080.2 1016 468 411 79 329 16 731 40 3 37 4497 112 1.245 8.5 0.7 2.7 6.1 2.22 112
1979 28 87 62 .584 3.54 182 177 2 77 16 1 1316.2 1242 585 518 112 385 19 857 42 3 45 5463 110 1.236 8.5 0.8 2.6 5.9 2.23 110
1980 29 107 73 .594 3.58 220 215 2 86 19 1 1597.0 1513 712 636 142 465 24 1012 43 4 57 6635 110 1.239 8.5 0.8 2.6 5.7 2.18 110
1981 30 120 84 .588 3.52 246 241 2 95 21 1 1798.2 1715 791 703 157 506 29 1119 46 5 62 7472 111 1.235 8.6 0.8 2.5 5.6 2.21 111
1982 31 130 90 .591 3.62 267 262 2 97 21 1 1929.1 1860 873 777 177 552 32 1177 48 5 66 8051 108 1.250 8.7 0.8 2.6 5.5 2.13 108
1983 32 136 93 .594 3.63 277 272 2 98 21 1 1992.1 1929 902 803 180 571 33 1208 48 5 67 8321 108 1.255 8.7 0.8 2.6 5.5 2.12 108
1984 33 136 93 .594 3.63 277 272 2 98 21 1 1992.1 1929 902 803 180 571 33 1208 48 5 67 8321 108 1.255 8.7 0.8 2.6 5.5 2.12 108
1985 34 136 93 .594 3.62 279 272 3 98 21 1 1994.1 1930 902 803 180 571 33 1209 48 5 67 8328 108 1.254 8.7 0.8 2.6 5.5 2.12 108
1986 35 144 106 .576 3.70 312 302 3 103 23 1 2187.0 2137 1008 898 202 622 39 1323 52 6 73 9149 107 1.262 8.8 0.8 2.6 5.4 2.13 107

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
1974 23 1 1 .500 5.73 22.0 29 15 14 0 12 8 3 1.864 11.9 4.9 3.3 0.67 0.0 5
1975 24 12 12 .500 3.74 214.0 219 99 89 19 93 147 9 1.458 9.2 3.9 6.2 1.58 0.8 32
1976 25 15 14 .517 3.86 261.0 268 125 112 17 76 151 12 1.318 9.2 2.6 5.2 1.99 0.6 35
1977 26 19 14 .576 3.16 293.0 245 114 103 18 79 244 8 1.106 7.5 2.4 7.5 3.09 0.6 38
1978 27 18 15 .545 3.60 295.0 295 131 118 28 81 183 9 1.275 9.0 2.5 5.6 2.26 0.9 40
1979 28 13 13 .500 3.80 237.0 223 111 100 33 55 127 2 1.173 8.5 2.1 4.8 2.31 1.3 32
1980 29 17 14 .548 3.63 280.0 273 126 113 30 81 155 1 1.264 8.8 2.6 5.0 1.91 1.0 38
1981 30 19 15 .559 3.51 305.0 328 132 119 24 67 162 5 1.295 9.7 2.0 4.8 2.42 0.7 26
1982 31 6 9 .400 5.02 131.0 145 81 73 20 46 58 2 1.458 10.0 3.2 4.0 1.26 1.4 21
1983 32 4 3 .571 3.57 63.0 69 28 25 3 19 31 0 1.397 9.9 2.7 4.4 1.63 0.4 10
1985 34 0 0 0.00 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.000 0.0 0.0 4.5 0.0 2
1986 35 10 11 .476 4.24 193.0 204 101 91 22 50 114 4 1.316 9.5 2.3 5.3 2.28 1.0 33
12 Yrs 134 121 .525 3.75 2296.0 2298 1063 957 214 659 1381 55 1.288 9.0 5.4 2.10 0.8 312



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* 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

Hall of Fame
1992 BBWAA ( 0.2%)

Awards (yr lg award)
1986 Hutch Award

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
1977 AL (29, 0%)
0.00 Career Shares (1766th)

Cy Young (yr lg (rk, shr))
1977 AL (4, 32%)
1978 AL (7, 1%)
0.33 Career Shares (142nd)

Weekly Awards (yr-week lg award)
1975 Aug 31st AL Player of the Week

WAR for Pitcherss c a p y
1977 AL  5.6 (7th)
1981 AL  3.4 (8th)

Earned Run Average s c a p y
1977 AL  3.04 (6th)
1981 AL  2.99 (10th)

Wins s c a p y
1976 AL  17 (8th)
1977 AL  20 (1st)
1978 AL  21 (3rd)
1980 AL  20 (4th)
1981 AL  13 (5th)

Win-Loss % s c a p y
1975 AL  .682 (3rd)
1976 AL  .630 (9th)
1980 AL  .645 (9th)
1982 AL  .625 (10th)
Career  .576 (205th)

Walks & Hits per IP s c a p y
1977 AL  1.110 (4th)
1979 AL  1.195 (5th)

Hits per 9 IP s c a p y
1977 AL  7.565 (6th)

Bases On Balls per 9 IP s c a p y
1979 AL  2.136 (6th)
1981 AL  1.830 (4th)
1986 AL  2.382 (8th)

Strikeouts per 9 IP s c a p y
1975 AL  6.188 (6th)
1976 AL  5.212 (9th)
1977 AL  7.503 (4th)
1978 AL  5.589 (7th)

Innings Pitched s c a p y
1976 AL  259.0 (10th)
1977 AL  292.7 (4th)
1978 AL  294.7 (2nd)
1980 AL  280.3 (4th)
1981 AL  201.7 (1st)

Strikeouts s c a p y
1976 AL  150 (8th)
1977 AL  244 (2nd)
1978 AL  183 (3rd)
1980 AL  155 (4th)
1981 AL  107 (3rd)

Games Started s c a p y
1977 AL  37 (5th)
1978 AL  40 (1st)
1980 AL  38 (1st)
1981 AL  26 (1st)

Complete Games s c a p y
1977 AL  21 (3rd)
1978 AL  20 (2nd)
1981 AL  9 (9th)

Shutouts s c a p y
1977 AL  5 (2nd)
1978 AL  4 (5th)
1979 AL  5 (1st)
1980 AL  3 (6th)
1981 AL  2 (8th)
1986 AL  2 (9th)
Career  23 (203rd)

Home Runs s c a p y
1978 AL  27 (3rd)
1979 AL  33 (2nd)
1980 AL  30 (1st)
1981 AL  15 (5th)
Career  202 (212th)

Hits s c a p y
1976 AL  247 (9th)
1977 AL  246 (8th)
1978 AL  283 (1st)
1980 AL  271 (5th)
1981 AL  202 (1st)

Strikeouts / Base On Balls s c a p y
1976 AL  2.143 (9th)
1977 AL  3.089 (4th)
1978 AL  2.346 (5th)
1979 AL  2.250 (6th)
1981 AL  2.610 (4th)
Career  2.127 (239th)

Home Runs per 9 IP s c a p y
1977 AL  0.554 (5th)

Losses s c a p y
1978 AL  17 (2nd)
1981 AL  11 (5th)

Earned Runs s c a p y
1976 AL  101 (6th)
1978 AL  109 (4th)
1980 AL  118 (1st)
1981 AL  67 (9th)

Wild Pitches s c a p y
1976 AL  7 (9th)
1977 AL  14 (3rd)
1978 AL  12 (2nd)
1980 AL  12 (3rd)
Career  73 (234th)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
1975 AL  9 (4th)
1976 AL  11 (2nd)
1977 AL  8 (7th)
1978 AL  9 (2nd)

Batters Faced s c a p y
1977 AL  1,186 (4th)
1978 AL  1,218 (1st)
1980 AL  1,172 (2nd)
1981 AL  837 (1st)

Adjusted ERA+ s c a p y
1977 AL  134 (6th)

Fielding Independent Pitching s c a p y
1977 AL  2.76 (2nd)
1978 AL  3.42 (9th)
1981 AL  3.16 (9th)

Adj. Pitching Runs s c a p y
1977 AL  31 (5th)

Adj. Pitching Wins s c a p y
1977 AL  3.2 (5th)

Base-Out Runs Saved (RE24)s c a p y
1977 AL  34.89 (6th)
1981 AL  16.59 (8th)
Career  83.49 (187th)

Win Probability Added (WPA)s c a p y
1977 AL  4.2 (4th)

Sit. Wins Saved (WPA/LI)s c a p y
1977 AL  4.2 (2nd)
Career  9.5 (164th)

Base-Out Wins Saved (REW)s c a p y
1977 AL  3.7 (6th)
1981 AL  1.8 (7th)
Career  9.0 (186th)

             

Statistics like WPA, REW and RE24 are computed from play-by-play data which is only complete from 1974 to the present. From 1938-1973, the data is incomplete, though for most seasons only less than 20 games per season total are missing. Please see our page on data coverage for a full view of the data used to create these leaderboards.

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Black InkPitching - 11 (215), Average HOFer ≈ 40
Gray InkPitching - 99 (220), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 39 (365), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsPitching - 21 (289), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Starting Pitcher (341st), 26.3 career WAR/24.4 7yr-peak WAR/25.4 JAWS
Average HOF P (out of 59) = 73.4 career WAR/50.2 7yr-peak WAR/61.8 JAWS

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