Ken Macha    \MAH-kuh\

Kenneth Edward Macha

Positions: Third Baseman, Pinch Hitter and First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 215 lb.

Born: September 29, 1950 in Monroeville, PA
School: University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)
Drafted
by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 6th round of the 1972 amateur draft. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 14, 1974 (Age 23)
Teams (by GP): Expos/Pirates/BlueJays 1974-1981

Final Game: September 30, 1981 (Age 31)
Relatives: Cousin of Hal Newhouser
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Standard Batting

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
1974 23 PIT NL 5 5 5 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .600 .600 .800 1.400 297 4 0 0 0 0 0 /2
1977 26 PIT NL 35 101 95 2 26 4 0 0 11 1 1 6 17 .274 .317 .316 .633 70 30 6 0 0 0 0 53/79
1978 27 PIT NL 29 65 52 5 11 1 1 0 5 2 0 12 10 .212 .354 .269 .623 74 14 3 0 0 1 1 5
1979 28 MON NL 25 40 36 8 10 3 1 0 4 0 0 2 9 .278 .333 .417 .750 105 15 3 1 1 0 1 5/392
1980 29 MON NL 49 120 107 10 31 5 1 1 8 0 2 11 17 .290 .361 .383 .745 109 41 5 1 1 0 1 5/329
1981 30 TOR AL 37 94 85 4 17 2 0 0 6 1 1 8 15 .200 .266 .224 .489 39 19 2 0 0 1 0 53/D2
6 Yrs 180 425 380 30 98 16 3 1 35 4 4 39 68 .258 .329 .324 .652 81 123 19 2 2 2 3
162 Game Avg. 162 383 342 27 88 14 3 1 32 4 4 35 61 .258 .329 .324 .652 81 111 17 2 2 2 3
PIT (3 yrs) 69 171 152 8 40 6 1 0 17 3 1 18 27 .263 .339 .316 .655 78 48 9 0 0 1 1
MON (2 yrs) 74 160 143 18 41 8 2 1 12 0 2 13 26 .287 .354 .392 .746 108 56 8 2 2 0 2
TOR (1 yr) 37 94 85 4 17 2 0 0 6 1 1 8 15 .200 .266 .224 .489 39 19 2 0 0 1 0
NL (5 yrs) 143 331 295 26 81 14 3 1 29 3 3 31 53 .275 .347 .353 .699 92 104 17 2 2 1 3
AL (1 yr) 37 94 85 4 17 2 0 0 6 1 1 8 15 .200 .266 .224 .489 39 19 2 0 0 1 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
1974 23 PIT NL 5 5 1 -0 0 0 0 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .521 .501 0.1 0.0 1 /2
1977 26 PIT NL 35 101 -3 0 -1 -2 -0 -6 -0.7 3 -3 -0.4 .481 .496 -0.1 -0.3 -1 53/79
1978 27 PIT NL 29 65 -1 0 -0 -2 0 -4 -0.4 2 -2 -0.2 .486 .497 0.1 -0.2 1 5
1979 28 MON NL 25 40 -0 0 -0 2 0 2 0.2 1 3 0.3 .507 .501 0.1 0.2 1 5/392
1980 29 MON NL 49 120 3 -2 -1 -5 1 -4 -0.5 4 0 -0.1 .491 .497 0.5 -0.6 5 5/329
1981 30 TOR AL 37 94 -6 -0 0 0 -1 -7 -0.8 3 -4 -0.5 .479 .495 -0.5 -0.1 -4 53/D2
6 Seasons 180 425 -7 -1 -2 -8 0 -18 -2.1 14 -4 -0.7 .489 .497 0.2 -0.9 4
PIT (3 yrs) 69 171 -3 0 -1 -5 0 -9 -1.0 5 -3 -0.4 .486 .497 0.0 -0.5 1
MON (2 yrs) 74 160 2 -1 -1 -3 1 -2 -0.3 5 3 0.3 .496 .498 0.6 -0.3 6
TOR (1 yr) 37 94 -6 -0 0 0 -1 -7 -0.8 3 -4 -0.5 .479 .495 -0.5 -0.1 -4

Advanced Batting

Year Age Tm Lg PA Outs RC RC/G AIR BAbip BA lgBA OBP lgOBP SLG lgSLG OPS lgOPS OPS+ OWn% BtRuns BtWins TotA SecA ISO PwrSpd
1974 23 PIT NL 5 2 2 27.0 91 .600 .600 .258 .600 .329 .800 .372 1.400 .701 297 .967 1.3 0.1 2.000 .200 .200
1977 26 PIT NL 101 76 8 2.8 105 .333 .274 .272 .317 .340 .316 .414 .633 .754 70 .292 -4.2 -0.4 .474 .105 .042 .0
1978 27 PIT NL 65 45 6 3.6 99 .256 .212 .268 .354 .336 .269 .394 .623 .730 74 .428 -1.3 -0.1 .636 .327 .058 .0
1979 28 MON NL 40 30 4 3.6 99 .370 .278 .268 .333 .333 .417 .397 .750 .730 105 .407 0.2 0.0 .621 .194 .139
1980 29 MON NL 120 84 13 4.2 95 .337 .290 .267 .361 .329 .383 .387 .745 .716 109 .494 1.4 0.2 .614 .178 .093 .0
1981 30 TOR AL 94 72 5 1.9 94 .239 .200 .263 .266 .328 .224 .382 .489 .711 39 .192 -6.7 -0.7 .380 .118 .024 .0
6 Yrs 425 309 38 3.3 98 .310 .258 .267 .329 .333 .324 .395 .652 .727 81 .382 -9.3 -1.0 .538 .168 .066 1.6
162 Game Avg. 383 278 34 3.3 98 .310 .258 .267 .329 .333 .324 .395 .652 .727 81 .382 -9.3 -1.0 .538 .168 .066 1
PIT (3 yrs) 171 123 16 3.5 102 .317 .263 .270 .339 .338 .316 .406 .655 .744 78 .393 -4.2 -0.4 .557 .184 .053 .0
MON (2 yrs) 160 114 17 4.0 96 .345 .287 .267 .354 .330 .392 .390 .746 .720 108 .472 1.6 0.2 .616 .182 .105 .0
TOR (1 yr) 94 72 5 1.9 94 .239 .200 .263 .266 .328 .224 .382 .489 .711 39 .192 -6.7 -0.7 .380 .118 .024 .0
NL (5 yrs) 331 237 33 3.8 99 .331 .275 .268 .347 .334 .353 .398 .699 .732 92 .431 -2.6 -0.2 .585 .183 .078 1.5
AL (1 yr) 94 72 5 1.9 94 .239 .200 .263 .266 .328 .224 .382 .489 .711 39 .192 -6.7 -0.7 .380 .118 .024 .0

Ratio Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% SO/BB AB/SO AB/HR AB/RBI GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB
1974 23 PIT NL 5 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 20.0% 33% 5.0 0.00 100%
1977 26 PIT NL 101 0.0% 16.8% 5.9% 4.0% 15% 2.83 5.6 8.6 2.35 77%
1978 27 PIT NL 65 0.0% 15.4% 18.5% 3.1% 18% 0.83 5.2 10.4 1.62 66%
1979 28 MON NL 40 0.0% 22.5% 5.0% 10.0% 40% 4.50 4.0 9.0 4.00 68%
1980 29 MON NL 120 0.8% 14.2% 9.2% 5.8% 23% 1.55 6.3 107.0 13.4 2.65 74%
1981 30 TOR AL 94 0.0% 16.0% 8.5% 2.1% 12% 1.88 5.7 14.2 1.62 76%
6 Yrs 425 0.2% 16.0% 9.2% 4.7% 20% 1.74 5.6 380.0 10.9 2.11 74%
MLB Averages 1.9% 12.8% 8.5% 6.3% 27% 1.50 7.0 47.2 8.6 1.10 75%

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
1974 23 PIT NL 1.3 0.1 5 0.0 0.1 -0.1 1.08 0.1 -0.0 1.6 0.2 0.95 1.4 1.08 5
1977 26 PIT NL -4.2 -0.4 105 -0.1 1.9 -2.0 1.09 -0.3 0.2 -6.3 -0.6 0.97 -4.8 2.43 6
1978 27 PIT NL -1.3 -0.1 67 -0.3 1.3 -1.6 1.33 -0.1 -0.1 -0.5 -0.1 0.99 -0.5 1.30 7
1979 28 MON NL 0.2 0.0 41 -0.1 0.5 -0.5 .81 -0.0 -0.0 1.6 0.2 0.99 0.3 1.34 7
1980 29 MON NL 1.4 0.2 123 0.0 1.9 -1.9 1.03 0.1 -0.1 1.7 0.2 0.94 1.6 1.79 12
1981 30 TOR AL -6.7 -0.7 97 -0.8 1.1 -1.9 1.11 -0.7 -0.0 -6.4 -0.7 0.90 -7.2 1.91 1
6 Yrs -9.3 -1.0 438 -1.2 6.9 -8.1 1.09 -0.9 -0.2 -8.4 -0.8 0.95 -9.3 1.63 38

Baserunning & Misc. Stats*

Year Age Tm Lg ROE XI RS% SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS OOB OOB1 OOB2 OOB3 OOBHm BT XBT% 1stS 1stS2 1stS3 1stD 1stD3 1stDH 2ndS 2ndS3 2ndSH
1974 23 PIT NL 0 0 33% 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
1977 26 PIT NL 2 0 6% 25 1 1 50% 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 2 100% 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
1978 27 PIT NL 1 0 19% 26 2 0 100% 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 50% 2 2 0 0 0 0 4 1 3
1979 28 MON NL 0 0 57% 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 25% 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 2 1
1980 29 MON NL 3 0 21% 57 0 2 0% 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 36% 7 5 2 1 0 1 3 2 1
1981 30 TOR AL 1 0 15% 38 1 1 50% 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0% 5 5 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
6 Yrs 7 0 20% 158 4 4 50% 3 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 2 1 6 36% 18 13 5 2 1 1 11 6 5

Situational Batting*

Hits Pinch Hitting Home Runs SH GIDP PrdOut BaseRunners Advances
Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% H Inf Bnt AB H HR RBI PHlev All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd IP Att Suc % DPopp DPs DP% Opp Suc % BR BRS BRS% <2,3B Scr % 0,2B Adv % PAu
1974 23 PIT NL 5 80% 3 5 3 0 1 1.08 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0% 0 0 3 1 33% 0 0 0 0 0
1977 26 PIT NL 101 34% 26 6 0 0 0 2.43 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 6 35% 6 2 33% 79 12 15% 6 3 50% 2 1 50% 0
1978 27 PIT NL 65 34% 11 7 1 0 0 1.30 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 3 23% 6 1 17% 40 6 15% 5 2 40% 1 0 0% 0
1979 28 MON NL 40 48% 10 7 0 0 0 1.34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 100% 11 3 27% 3 0 0% 24 4 17% 2 1 50% 2 1 50% 0
1980 29 MON NL 120 40% 31 12 2 0 0 1.79 1 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 100% 25 5 20% 8 3 38% 71 7 10% 7 4 57% 3 3 100% 0
1981 30 TOR AL 94 53% 17 1 0 0 0 1.91 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 2 12% 12 4 33% 53 6 11% 6 3 50% 3 1 33% 0
6 Yrs 425 42% 98 38 6 0 1 1.63 1 0 10 1 0 1 0 0 2 2 100% 85 19 22% 35 10 29% 270 36 13% 26 13 50% 11 6 55% 0
MLB Averages 55% 78% 11% 35% 14% 50% 54%

Cumulative Batting

Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1974 23 5 5 5 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .600 .600 .800 1.400 297 4 0 0 0 0 0
1975 24 5 5 5 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .600 .600 .800 1.400 297 4 0 0 0 0 0
1976 25 5 5 5 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .600 .600 .800 1.400 297 4 0 0 0 0 0
1977 26 40 106 100 3 29 5 0 0 12 1 1 6 17 .290 .330 .340 .670 80 34 6 0 0 0 0
1978 27 69 171 152 8 40 6 1 0 17 3 1 18 27 .263 .339 .316 .655 78 48 9 0 0 1 1
1979 28 94 211 188 16 50 9 2 0 21 3 1 20 36 .266 .338 .335 .673 83 63 12 1 1 1 2
1980 29 143 331 295 26 81 14 3 1 29 3 3 31 53 .275 .347 .353 .699 92 104 17 2 2 1 3
1981 30 180 425 380 30 98 16 3 1 35 4 4 39 68 .258 .329 .324 .652 81 123 19 2 2 2 3

Neutralized Batting

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 G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS RC Gact
1974 23 5 6 6 1 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .667 .667 .833 1.500 3 5
1977 26 35 100 94 2 25 4 0 0 10 1 6 17 .266 .310 .309 .619 9 35
1978 27 29 65 52 5 11 1 1 0 5 2 12 10 .212 .354 .269 .623 5 29
1979 28 25 40 36 8 10 3 1 0 4 0 2 9 .278 .333 .417 .750 5 25
1980 29 49 123 109 11 33 5 1 1 9 0 12 17 .303 .377 .394 .772 16 49
1981 30 56 146 131 7 28 3 0 0 11 2 13 23 .214 .281 .237 .517 9 37
6 Yrs 199 480 428 34 111 17 3 1 40 5 45 76 .259 .331 .320 .651 47 180
162 Game Avg. 162 391 348 28 90 14 2 1 33 4 37 62 .259 .331 .320 .651 38 180



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