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Brandon McCarthy

Brandon Patrick McCarthy (twitter: @BMcCarthy32)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 7", Weight: 235 lb.

Born: July 7, 1983 in Glendale, CA
High School: Cheyenne Mountain HS (Colorado Springs, CO)
School: Lamar Community College (Lamar, CO)
Drafted
by the Chicago White Sox in the 17th round of the 2002 amateur draft.
Signed June 7, 2002. (All Transactions)
Debut: May 22, 2005 (Age 21.319, 16,264th in MLB history)   vs. CHC 5.1 IP, 4 H, 6 SO, 1 BB, 2 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2005 season [*]
Teams (by GP): WhiteSox/Rangers/Athletics/Diamondbacks/Yankees/... 2005-2016
2016 Contract Status: Signed thru 2018, 4 yrs/$48M (15-18) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2016): 9.122, Free Agent: 2019 [*], Agents: LSW Baseball [*]
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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
2005 21 CHW AL 3 2 .600 4.03 12 10 0 0 0 0 67.0 62 30 30 13 17 0 48 2 1 1 277 112 4.96 1.179 8.3 1.7 2.3 6.4 2.82
2006 22 CHW AL 4 7 .364 4.68 53 2 13 0 0 0 84.2 77 44 44 17 33 9 69 0 0 5 354 102 5.30 1.299 8.2 1.8 3.5 7.3 2.09
2007 23 TEX AL 5 10 .333 4.87 23 22 0 0 0 0 101.2 111 62 55 9 48 0 59 3 1 4 459 94 4.74 1.564 9.8 0.8 4.2 5.2 1.23
2008 24 TEX AL 1 1 .500 4.09 5 5 0 0 0 0 22.0 20 11 10 3 8 0 10 1 0 0 93 110 5.22 1.273 8.2 1.2 3.3 4.1 1.25
2009 25 TEX AL 7 4 .636 4.62 17 17 0 1 1 0 97.1 96 55 50 13 36 0 65 3 0 0 420 101 4.70 1.356 8.9 1.2 3.3 6.0 1.81
2011 27 OAK AL 9 9 .500 3.32 25 25 0 5 1 0 170.2 168 73 63 11 25 1 123 0 0 3 690 121 2.86 1.131 8.9 0.6 1.3 6.5 4.92
2012 28 OAK AL 8 6 .571 3.24 18 18 0 0 0 0 111.0 115 44 40 10 24 2 73 6 0 0 469 120 3.76 1.252 9.3 0.8 1.9 5.9 3.04
2013 29 ARI NL 5 11 .313 4.53 22 22 0 2 1 0 135.0 161 71 68 13 21 3 76 5 1 1 577 85 3.75 1.348 10.7 0.9 1.4 5.1 3.62
2014 30 TOT MLB 10 15 .400 4.05 32 32 0 1 1 0 200.0 222 100 90 25 33 4 175 3 0 4 836 94 3.55 1.275 10.0 1.1 1.5 7.9 5.30
2014 30 ARI NL 3 10 .231 5.01 18 18 0 0 0 0 109.2 131 65 61 15 20 4 93 2 0 3 466 75 3.82 1.377 10.8 1.2 1.6 7.6 4.65
2014 30 NYY AL 7 5 .583 2.89 14 14 0 1 1 0 90.1 91 35 29 10 13 0 82 1 0 1 370 133 3.22 1.151 9.1 1.0 1.3 8.2 6.31
2015 31 LAD NL 3 0 1.000 5.87 4 4 0 0 0 0 23.0 24 15 15 9 4 0 29 0 0 0 94 64 6.22 1.217 9.4 3.5 1.6 11.3 7.25
2016 32 LAD NL 2 2 .500 3.63 8 8 0 0 0 0 34.2 20 16 14 2 24 1 38 2 0 2 145 110 3.96 1.269 5.2 0.5 6.2 9.9 1.58
11 Yrs 57 67 .460 4.12 219 165 13 9 4 0 1047.0 1076 521 479 125 273 20 765 25 3 20 4414 101 4.05 1.288 9.2 1.1 2.3 6.6 2.80
162 Game Avg. 10 12 .460 4.12 39 29 2 2 1 0 185 191 92 85 22 48 4 135 4 1 4 782 101 4.05 1.288 9.2 1.1 2.3 6.6 2.80
TEX (3 yrs) 13 15 .464 4.68 45 44 0 1 1 0 221.0 227 128 115 25 92 0 134 7 1 4 972 98 4.77 1.443 9.2 1.0 3.7 5.5 1.46
ARI (2 yrs) 8 21 .276 4.75 40 40 0 2 1 0 244.2 292 136 129 28 41 7 169 7 1 4 1043 80 3.78 1.361 10.7 1.0 1.5 6.2 4.12
LAD (2 yrs) 5 2 .714 4.53 12 12 0 0 0 0 57.2 44 31 29 11 28 1 67 2 0 2 239 86 4.86 1.249 6.9 1.7 4.4 10.5 2.39
OAK (2 yrs) 17 15 .531 3.29 43 43 0 5 1 0 281.2 283 117 103 21 49 3 196 6 0 3 1159 120 3.22 1.179 9.0 0.7 1.6 6.3 4.00
CHW (2 yrs) 7 9 .438 4.39 65 12 13 0 0 0 151.2 139 74 74 30 50 9 117 2 1 6 631 106 5.15 1.246 8.2 1.8 3.0 6.9 2.34
NYY (1 yr) 7 5 .583 2.89 14 14 0 1 1 0 90.1 91 35 29 10 13 0 82 1 0 1 370 133 3.22 1.151 9.1 1.0 1.3 8.2 6.31
AL (8 yrs) 44 44 .500 3.88 167 113 13 7 3 0 744.2 740 354 321 86 204 12 529 16 2 14 3132 110 4.07 1.268 8.9 1.0 2.5 6.4 2.59
NL (4 yrs) 13 23 .361 4.70 52 52 0 2 1 0 302.1 336 167 158 39 69 8 236 9 1 6 1282 81 3.99 1.340 10.0 1.2 2.1 7.0 3.42
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
2005 21 CHW AL 67.0 12 10 30 4.03 4.74 0.26 0.11 104.3 4.79 5 0.5 .32 -0.1 1.1 13 .544 .503
2006 22 CHW AL 84.2 53 2 44 4.68 5.01 -0.20 -0.31 104.5 5.13 3 0.3 1.17 -0.2 1.0 14 .506 .502 $332,000
2007 23 TEX AL 101.2 23 22 62 5.49 4.99 -0.05 0.18 100.6 5.24 -4 -0.4 .08 -0.1 0.6 9 .485 .498 $396,068
2008 24 TEX AL 22.0 5 5 11 4.50 4.73 -0.28 0.18 104.0 5.40 2 0.2 -0.0 0.4 5 .537 .501 $404,760
2009 25 TEX AL 97.1 17 17 55 5.09 4.73 0.03 0.18 102.7 5.02 -2 -0.2 -0.1 0.8 10 .491 .499 $650,000
2011 27 OAK AL 170.2 25 25 73 3.85 4.46 -0.10 0.16 98.7 4.66 15 1.6 -0.1 3.2 33 .565 .510 $1,000,000
2012 28 OAK AL 111.0 18 18 44 3.57 4.45 0.13 0.17 97.2 4.37 10 1.1 -0.1 2.1 21 .560 .507 $4,275,000
2013 29 ARI NL 135.0 22 22 71 4.73 4.17 0.52 0.16 101.8 3.88 -12 -1.3 -0.1 -0.2 -2 .440 .492 $5,250,000
2014 30 ARI NL 109.2 18 18 65 5.33 4.08 0.15 0.15 102.6 4.19 -13 -1.4 -0.1 -0.5 -5 .422 .491
2014 30 NYY AL 90.1 14 14 35 3.49 4.13 -0.03 0.16 100.7 4.35 7 0.8 -0.1 1.6 17 .558 .505 $10,250,000
2015 31 LAD NL 23.0 4 4 15 5.87 4.24 0.02 0.17 89.1 3.91 -5 -0.5 -0.0 -0.3 -3 .380 .497 $12,500,000
2016 32 LAD NL 34.2 8 8 16 4.15 4.32 0.13 0.18 98.1 4.29 1 0.1 -0.0 0.4 4 .513 .501
11 Seasons 1047.0 219 165 521 4.48 4.49 0.07 0.12 100.8 4.57 7 0.9 1.12 -0.9 10.3 114 .504 .501 $35,057,828
TEX (3 yrs) 221.0 45 44 128 5.21 4.85 -0.03 0.18 101.8 5.16 -3 -0.3 .08 -0.2 1.8 23 .493 .499 $1,450,828
ARI (2 yrs) 244.2 40 40 136 5.00 4.13 0.35 0.16 102.1 4.02 -26 -2.7 -0.2 -0.7 -7 .432 .492 $5,250,000
LAD (2 yrs) 57.2 12 12 31 4.84 4.29 0.09 0.17 94.5 4.14 -4 -0.4 -0.0 0.1 1 .469 .499 $12,500,000
OAK (2 yrs) 281.2 43 43 117 3.74 4.45 -0.01 0.17 98.1 4.54 25 2.7 -0.2 5.4 54 .563 .509 $5,275,000
CHW (2 yrs) 151.2 65 12 74 4.39 4.89 -0.00 -0.13 104.4 4.98 8 0.8 1.14 -0.3 2.2 27 .513 .502 $332,000
NYY (1 yr) 90.1 14 14 35 3.49 4.13 -0.03 0.16 100.7 4.35 7 0.8 -0.1 1.6 17 .558 .505 $10,250,000

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
2005 21 CHW AL 12 277 256 30 62 13 1 13 2 0 17 48 .242 .293 .453 .747 .250 116 6 2 1 1 0 1
2006 22 CHW AL 53 354 317 44 77 7 3 17 8 3 33 69 .243 .313 .445 .758 .259 141 9 0 3 1 9 2
2007 23 TEX AL 23 459 400 62 111 31 1 9 17 5 48 59 .278 .355 .428 .783 .303 171 7 3 3 5 0 5
2008 24 TEX AL 5 93 82 11 20 4 1 3 6 1 8 10 .244 .312 .427 .739 .239 35 2 1 0 2 0 0
2009 25 TEX AL 17 420 376 55 96 20 1 13 5 2 36 65 .255 .321 .418 .739 .274 157 5 3 0 5 0 5
2011 27 OAK AL 25 690 652 73 168 37 4 11 11 4 25 123 .258 .281 .377 .659 .298 246 16 0 4 9 1 9
2012 28 OAK AL 18 469 430 44 115 24 0 10 13 3 24 73 .267 .313 .393 .706 .299 169 8 6 5 4 2 4
2013 29 ARI NL 22 577 544 71 161 29 3 13 2 0 21 76 .296 .327 .432 .759 .325 235 11 5 6 1 3 2
2014 30 TOT MLB 32 836 793 100 222 43 3 25 17 5 33 175 .280 .310 .436 .746 .330 346 16 3 3 4 4 7
2014 30 ARI NL 18 466 439 65 131 26 2 15 11 3 20 93 .298 .330 .469 .799 .347 206 10 2 2 3 4 3
2014 30 NYY AL 14 370 354 35 91 17 1 10 6 2 13 82 .257 .285 .395 .680 .308 140 6 1 1 1 0 4
2015 31 LAD NL 4 94 90 15 24 3 0 9 1 1 4 29 .267 .298 .600 .898 .288 54 1 0 0 0 0 0
2016 32 LAD NL 8 145 118 16 20 5 0 2 6 2 24 38 .169 .317 .263 .580 .228 31 3 2 0 1 1 0
11 Yrs 219 4414 4058 521 1076 216 17 125 88 26 273 765 .265 .313 .419 .732 .297 1701 84 25 25 33 20 35
162 Game Avg. 39 782 719 92 191 38 3 22 16 5 48 135 .265 .313 .419 .732 .297 301 15 4 4 6 4 6
MLB Averages .259 .325 .410 .735 .299

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg PtchR PtchW Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI LevHi LevMd LevLo
2005 21 CHW AL 4.6 0.5 281 0.5 4.5 -3.9 .81 -0.4 1.0 4.5 0.4 0.85 -1.9 0 0 2
2006 22 CHW AL 2.4 0.2 371 0.3 6.2 -5.9 .96 0.2 0.1 5.8 0.5 0.94 7.4 18 10 20
2007 23 TEX AL -4.5 -0.4 487 -0.9 7.9 -8.8 1.03 -0.5 -0.4 -5.6 -0.5 0.97 -6.1 0 0 1
2008 24 TEX AL 0.9 0.1 99 0.3 1.6 -1.3 .88 -0.1 0.5 2.4 0.2 0.91 -1.8 0 0 0
2009 25 TEX AL -0.1 -0.0 427 -0.1 6.4 -6.4 .85 -0.1 -0.0 1.7 0.2 0.89 -0.3 0 0 0
2011 27 OAK AL 11.3 1.2 710 0.6 11.7 -11.0 .94 1.4 -0.7 11.8 1.2 0.88 15.5 0 0 0
2012 28 OAK AL 8.2 0.8 487 1.2 8.8 -7.6 1.03 0.7 0.5 10.1 1.1 0.93 6.4 0 0 0
2013 29 ARI NL -8.6 -0.9 583 -1.1 10.0 -11.2 1.03 0.1 -1.2 -12.6 -1.3 0.89 -0.1 0 0 0
2014 30 TOT MLB -6.3 -0.6 863 -0.9 13.9 -14.7 .95 -0.9 -0.0 -10.0 -1.0 0.90 -11.7 0 0 0
2014 30 ARI NL -14.2 -1.4 483 -1.4 7.8 -9.2 .97 -1.2 -0.2 -15.8 -1.6 0.93 -13.6 0 0 0
2014 30 NYY AL 7.9 0.8 380 0.5 6.0 -5.5 .92 0.3 0.3 5.8 0.6 0.87 2.0 0 0 0
2015 31 LAD NL -5.0 -0.5 96 -0.2 1.5 -1.7 .79 -0.7 0.4 -5.4 -0.5 0.77 -6.8 0 0 0
2016 32 LAD NL 1.0 0.1 154 0.1 2.7 -2.6 1.06 0.5 -0.4 2.0 0.2 0.94 4.9 0 0 0
11 Yrs 3.9 0.5 4558 -0.2 75.0 -75.2 .96 0.2 -0.4 4.8 0.6 0.90 5.4 18 10 23

Starting Pitching*

Data only available back to 1913
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
2005 21 CHW AL 12 10 3 2 5 1 1 6 4 .600 2 0 0 0 5 50% 51.8 77 22 9 2 0 5 4.7 5.1 5.8 95 2 4 3 1 121
2006 22 CHW AL 53 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 .500 0 0 0 0 0 0% 55.0 67 43 21 8 0 1 4.9 2.5 4.7 82 0 2 0 0 82
2007 23 TEX AL 23 22 5 10 7 1 3 9 13 .409 1 4 0 0 9 41% 45.4 61 20 10 3 2 8 4.9 3.5 4.5 84 8 7 7 0 110
2008 24 TEX AL 5 5 1 1 3 0 0 2 3 .400 1 0 0 0 2 40% 49.2 60 28 2 1 0 2 6.5 4.3 4.4 75 2 2 1 0 102
2009 25 TEX AL 17 17 7 4 6 3 1 9 8 .529 2 1 1 1 7 41% 48.5 74 21 12 9 0 10 6.0 6.7 5.7 93 3 9 4 1 124
2011 27 OAK AL 25 25 9 9 7 2 5 11 14 .440 4 1 5 1 16 64% 55.5 91 14 12 6 0 14 4.2 4.2 6.8 100 2 9 14 0 114
2012 28 OAK AL 18 18 8 6 4 0 2 10 8 .556 1 1 0 0 13 72% 53.3 79 17 10 3 0 8 4.3 4.4 6.2 92 2 11 5 0 113
2013 29 ARI NL 22 22 5 11 6 0 2 8 14 .364 3 2 2 1 10 45% 48.0 84 14 12 2 0 12 3.7 2.7 6.1 91 4 13 5 0 115
2014 30 TOT MLB 32 32 10 15 7 3 4 12 20 .375 2 1 1 1 16 50% 51.6 87 19 22 5 0 17 3.3 3.3 6.3 95 3 16 13 0 116
2014 30 ARI NL 18 18 3 10 5 1 2 4 14 .222 2 1 0 0 7 39% 47.7 81 19 11 3 0 9 3.0 3.0 6.1 91 3 10 5 0 104
2014 30 NYY AL 14 14 7 5 2 2 2 8 6 .571 0 0 1 1 9 64% 56.6 87 34 11 2 0 8 3.7 3.7 6.5 101 0 6 8 0 116
2015 31 LAD NL 4 4 3 0 1 2 0 4 0 1.000 0 0 0 0 1 25% 50.0 70 34 1 0 0 3 8.0 8.4 5.8 92 0 4 0 0 98
2016 32 LAD NL 8 8 2 2 4 2 0 4 4 .500 1 2 0 0 2 25% 53.8 74 37 8 3 0 6 3.7 2.8 4.3 74 5 3 0 0 85
11 Yrs 219 165 54 61 50 15 18 76 89 .461 17 12 9 4 81 49% 51 91 14 119 42 2 86 4.4 4.1 5.8 91 31 80 52 2 124
MLB Averages .500 50% 50 104 -16 4.5 4.3 5.9 95

Reliever Pitching*

Data only available back to 1913
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
2005 21 CHW AL 12 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .812 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 2 0 13.0 74
2006 22 CHW AL 53 51 13 3 6 1 0 1 0% 12 11 36 14 39% 7 .957 18 10 20 22 10 19 22 29 24 14 26 7 4.4 25
2007 23 TEX AL 23 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1.028 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 6.0 34
3 Yrs 88 54 13 3 6 1 0 1 0% 12 11 36 14 39% .950 18 10 23 22 10 22 22 32 27 14 29 7 4.8 27

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%
2005 21 CHW AL 277 52% 4.7% 17.3% 6.1% 9.8% 44% 0.58 0.73 71% 15% 11.1% 11% 46 6 13%
2006 22 CHW AL 354 62% 4.8% 19.5% 9.3% 7.6% 35% 0.63 0.80 66% 14% 13.3% 16% 60 9 15%
2007 23 TEX AL 459 52% 2.0% 12.9% 10.5% 8.9% 37% 0.59 0.63 73% 17% 4.8% 13% 89 7 8%
2008 24 TEX AL 93 46% 3.2% 10.8% 8.6% 8.6% 40% 0.37 0.44 76% 22% 6.1% 9% 12 2 17%
2009 25 TEX AL 420 48% 3.1% 15.5% 8.6% 8.1% 35% 0.66 0.81 72% 21% 7.9% 13% 73 5 7%
2011 27 OAK AL 690 47% 1.6% 17.8% 3.6% 7.5% 31% 0.90 1.14 76% 20% 4.6% 15% 113 16 14%
2012 28 OAK AL 469 48% 2.1% 15.6% 5.1% 7.3% 30% 0.69 0.99 75% 22% 5.5% 12% 78 8 10%
2013 29 ARI NL 577 48% 2.3% 13.2% 3.6% 7.8% 28% 0.98 1.45 79% 27% 6.0% 8% 90 11 12%
2014 30 TOT MLB 836 47% 3.0% 20.9% 4.0% 8.5% 32% 1.15 1.78 71% 25% 9.5% 8% 125 16 13%
2014 30 ARI NL 466 49% 3.2% 20.0% 4.3% 9.2% 33% 1.27 2.03 72% 26% 10.6% 8% 76 10 13%
2014 30 NYY AL 370 46% 2.7% 22.2% 3.5% 7.6% 31% 1.02 1.53 71% 24% 8.1% 9% 49 6 12%
2015 31 LAD NL 94 48% 9.6% 30.9% 4.3% 12.8% 50% 0.62 1.05 55% 25% 26.5% 8% 9 1 11%
2016 32 LAD NL 145 61% 1.4% 26.2% 16.6% 4.8% 35% 0.56 0.73 54% 28% 4.7% 14% 21 3 14%
11 Yrs 4414 50% 2.8% 17.3% 6.2% 8.1% 33% 0.79 1.04 73% 22% 7.7% 12% 716 84 12%
MLB Averages 46% 2.6% 18.6% 8.2% 7.7% 33% 0.81 1.09 69% 21% 7.7% 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
2005 21 CHW AL 277 1096 3.96 722 65.9% 27.4% 12.5% 31.0% 29.1% 72.6% 0.0% 47.8% 82.8% 59.6% 3.6% 10 9 23.5% 65 37 3 14 34 29.2% 10 1 0 0 0
2006 22 CHW AL 355 1450 4.08 912 64.4% 25.2% 15.2% 31.9% 27.6% 74.8% 6.3% 48.2% 79.6% 53.5% 6.8% 24 10 22.8% 81 56 4 16 53 23.2% 13 5 0 0 0
2007 23 TEX AL 460 1872 4.07 1141 61.0% 26.4% 12.8% 30.2% 30.6% 73.6% 0.0% 44.9% 82.6% 53.0% 6.5% 30 22 21.1% 97 52 5 8 50 13.6% 9 8 0 0 0
2008 24 TEX AL 93 374 4.02 236 63.1% 30.5% 11.0% 27.1% 31.4% 69.5% 0.0% 43.9% 84.1% 66.7% 4.3% 4 3 28.0% 26 15 0 2 8 20.0% 2 1 0 0 0
2009 25 TEX AL 421 1585 3.76 1007 63.5% 31.9% 11.1% 25.6% 31.4% 68.1% 0.0% 43.3% 83.7% 60.6% 5.2% 22 17 17.1% 72 42 2 22 43 33.8% 13 5 0 0 0
2011 27 OAK AL 690 2499 3.62 1716 68.8% 27.1% 12.6% 28.7% 31.6% 72.9% 0.5% 50.1% 82.7% 61.2% 2.5% 17 12 27.8% 192 128 16 35 88 28.5% 26 4 0 0 0
2012 28 OAK AL 470 1652 3.51 1094 66.3% 32.1% 12.0% 22.5% 33.5% 67.9% 0.4% 45.0% 82.4% 66.8% 3.2% 15 9 24.3% 114 66 8 18 55 24.7% 9 4 0 0 0
2013 29 ARI NL 577 2009 3.48 1381 69.1% 26.9% 9.6% 29.2% 34.4% 73.1% 1.6% 50.5% 86.9% 67.6% 2.4% 14 9 28.1% 162 100 16 30 46 39.5% 17 2 0 0 0
2014 30 TOT MLB 839 3044 3.63 2104 69.4% 26.8% 14.5% 29.0% 29.7% 73.2% 1.4% 50.8% 80.1% 67.2% 1.9% 16 7 31.1% 261 168 11 38 137 21.7% 39 5 0 0 0
2014 30 ARI NL 469 1635 3.49 1111 68.5% 28.4% 14.0% 26.0% 31.6% 71.6% 2.5% 49.0% 80.5% 65.5% 2.3% 11 4 29.6% 139 98 7 26 67 28.0% 20 3 0 0 0
2014 30 NYY AL 370 1409 3.81 993 70.5% 24.9% 15.2% 32.3% 27.6% 75.1% 0.0% 52.9% 79.8% 69.5% 1.4% 5 3 33.0% 122 70 4 12 70 14.6% 19 2 0 0 0
2015 31 LAD NL 94 367 3.90 254 69.2% 28.3% 18.5% 29.1% 24.0% 71.7% 0.0% 49.6% 74.2% 66.0% 3.2% 3 3 35.1% 33 22 4 7 22 24.1% 5 0 0 0 0
2016 32 LAD NL 145 594 4.10 362 61.4% 32.0% 12.7% 32.9% 22.4% 68.0% 1.7% 41.7% 81.3% 62.8% 6.2% 9 1 26.2% 38 20 2 14 23 36.8% 7 7 0 0 0
11 Yrs 4421 16542 3.74 10929 66.3% 28.0% 12.7% 28.6% 30.7% 72.0% 1.2% 47.8% 82.3% 62.4% 3.7% 164 102 25.8% 1141 706 71 204 559 26.7% 150 42 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.80 63.5% 27.4% 15.4% 27.2% 30.0% 72.6% 1.5% 46.1% 78.9% 59.3% 4.8% 23.2% 24.6%

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
2005 21 CHW AL 277 62 2 0 13 0 0 10 3 4 9 5 4 0 80% 1 1 0 89 2 0 100% 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
2006 22 CHW AL 354 77 4 0 17 1 14 11 6 10 7 23 14 4 61% 2 5 1 113 8 3 73% 8 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0
2007 23 TEX AL 459 111 12 1 9 0 10 2 7 3 6 35 26 6 74% 5 4 0 169 17 5 77% 14 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 15 0
2008 24 TEX AL 93 20 0 0 3 0 1 1 2 2 1 4 2 0 50% 0 0 1 31 6 1 86% 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
2009 25 TEX AL 420 96 6 1 13 1 8 5 8 7 6 14 11 1 79% 5 0 1 140 5 2 71% 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
2011 27 OAK AL 690 168 24 0 11 0 4 3 8 5 6 34 29 1 85% 9 3 0 230 11 4 73% 11 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 18 0
2012 28 OAK AL 469 115 8 1 10 0 9 4 6 3 7 20 11 3 55% 4 0 3 165 13 3 81% 13 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0
2013 29 ARI NL 577 161 11 1 13 0 6 7 6 7 6 11 8 1 73% 2 1 1 201 2 0 100% 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
2014 30 TOT MLB 836 222 15 2 25 1 11 15 10 13 12 44 24 6 55% 7 4 0 268 17 5 77% 16 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 11 0
2014 30 ARI NL 466 131 10 2 15 1 5 9 6 8 7 27 15 3 56% 3 3 0 159 11 3 79% 10 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
2014 30 NYY AL 370 91 5 0 10 0 6 6 4 5 5 17 9 3 53% 4 1 0 109 6 2 75% 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2015 31 LAD NL 94 24 2 0 9 0 0 7 2 6 3 3 1 0 33% 0 0 0 21 1 1 50% 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 32 LAD NL 145 20 2 1 2 0 5 1 1 2 0 4 2 1 50% 0 2 0 48 6 2 75% 6 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 0
11 Yrs 4414 1076 86 7 125 3 68 66 59 62 63 197 132 23 67% 35 20 7 1475 88 26 77% 82 26 6 0 0 0 2 2 87 0
MLB Averages 53% 72%

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+
2005 21 3 2 .600 4.03 12 10 0 0 0 0 67.0 62 30 30 13 17 0 48 2 1 1 277 112 1.179 8.3 1.7 2.3 6.4 2.82 112
2006 22 7 9 .438 4.39 65 12 13 0 0 0 151.2 139 74 74 30 50 9 117 2 1 6 631 106 1.246 8.2 1.8 3.0 6.9 2.34 106
2007 23 12 19 .387 4.58 88 34 13 0 0 0 253.1 250 136 129 39 98 9 176 5 2 10 1090 101 1.374 8.9 1.4 3.5 6.3 1.80 101
2008 24 13 20 .394 4.54 93 39 13 0 0 0 275.1 270 147 139 42 106 9 186 6 2 10 1183 102 1.366 8.8 1.4 3.5 6.1 1.75 102
2009 25 20 24 .455 4.56 110 56 13 1 1 0 372.2 366 202 189 55 142 9 251 9 2 10 1603 101 1.363 8.8 1.3 3.4 6.1 1.77 101
2010 26 20 24 .455 4.56 110 56 13 1 1 0 372.2 366 202 189 55 142 9 251 9 2 10 1603 101 1.363 8.8 1.3 3.4 6.1 1.77 101
2011 27 29 33 .468 4.17 135 81 13 6 2 0 543.1 534 275 252 66 167 10 374 9 2 13 2293 106 1.290 8.8 1.1 2.8 6.2 2.24 106
2012 28 37 39 .487 4.02 153 99 13 6 2 0 654.1 649 319 292 76 191 12 447 15 2 13 2762 108 1.284 8.9 1.0 2.6 6.1 2.34 108
2013 29 42 50 .457 4.10 175 121 13 8 3 0 789.1 810 390 360 89 212 15 523 20 3 14 3339 104 1.295 9.2 1.0 2.4 6.0 2.47 104
2014 30 52 65 .444 4.09 207 153 13 9 4 0 989.1 1032 490 450 114 245 19 698 23 3 18 4175 102 1.291 9.4 1.0 2.2 6.3 2.85 102
2015 31 55 65 .458 4.13 211 157 13 9 4 0 1012.1 1056 505 465 123 249 19 727 23 3 18 4269 101 1.289 9.4 1.1 2.2 6.5 2.92 101
2016 32 57 67 .460 4.12 219 165 13 9 4 0 1047.0 1076 521 479 125 273 20 765 25 3 20 4414 101 1.288 9.2 1.1 2.3 6.6 2.80 101

Neutralized Pitching

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 688 total runs (4.25 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
2005 21 4 3 .571 3.09 67.0 57 26 23 12 16 48 2 1.090 7.7 2.1 6.4 3.00 1.6 12
2006 22 5 4 .556 3.39 85.0 70 36 32 15 30 69 0 1.176 7.4 3.2 7.3 2.30 1.6 53
2007 23 5 6 .455 4.24 102.0 102 53 48 8 44 59 3 1.431 9.0 3.9 5.2 1.34 0.7 23
2008 24 1 1 .500 3.27 22.0 19 9 8 3 8 10 1 1.227 7.8 3.3 4.1 1.25 1.2 5
2009 25 5 6 .455 3.90 97.0 88 47 42 12 33 65 3 1.247 8.2 3.1 6.0 1.97 1.1 17
2011 27 10 9 .526 3.37 171.0 167 71 64 11 25 123 0 1.123 8.8 1.3 6.5 4.92 0.6 25
2012 28 7 5 .583 3.24 111.0 117 45 40 10 24 73 6 1.270 9.5 1.9 5.9 3.04 0.8 18
2013 29 7 8 .467 4.40 135.0 167 73 66 13 22 76 5 1.400 11.1 1.5 5.1 3.45 0.9 22
2014 30 10 12 .455 4.23 200.0 231 104 94 26 34 175 3 1.325 10.4 1.5 7.9 5.15 1.2 32
2015 31 1 2 .333 5.48 23.0 26 16 14 10 4 29 0 1.304 10.2 1.6 11.3 7.25 3.9 4
2016 32 2 2 .500 4.11 35.0 22 18 16 2 26 38 2 1.371 5.7 6.7 9.8 1.46 0.5 8
11 Yrs 57 58 .496 3.84 1048.0 1066 498 447 122 266 765 25 1.271 9.2 6.6 2.88 1.0 219



* - 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 1930 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

Earned Run Average s c a p y
Active  4.12 (42nd)

Walks & Hits per IP s c a p y
2011 AL  1.131 (9th)
Active  1.288 (27th)

Bases On Balls per 9 IP s c a p y
2011 AL  1.318 (3rd)
2014 ML  1.485 (8th)
Active  2.347 (12th)
Career  2.347 (226th)

Strikeouts per 9 IP s c a p y
Career  6.576 (192nd)

Complete Games s c a p y
2011 AL  5 (2nd)
2013 NL  2 (5th)
Active  9 (31st)

Shutouts s c a p y
2009 AL  1 (7th)
2011 AL  1 (8th)
2013 NL  1 (4th)
2014 AL  1 (5th)
Active  4 (27th)

Home Runs s c a p y
2014 ML  25 (8th)

Hits s c a p y
2014 ML  222 (6th)

Strikeouts / Base On Balls s c a p y
2011 AL  4.920 (2nd)
2014 ML  5.303 (9th)
Active  2.802 (26th)
Career  2.802 (77th)

Home Runs per 9 IP s c a p y
2011 AL  0.580 (3rd)
Active  1.075 (46th)

Losses s c a p y
2014 ML  15 (4th)

Adjusted ERA+ s c a p y
Active  101 (39th)

Fielding Independent Pitching s c a p y
2011 AL  2.86 (1st)
Active  4.05 (39th)

                                         

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkPitching - 10 (1536), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame StandardsPitching - 7 (1204), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Starting Pitcher (896th), 9.9 career WAR/10.1 7yr-peak WAR/10.0 JAWS
Average HOF P (out of 62) = 73.9 career WAR/50.3 7yr-peak WAR/62.1 JAWS

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Player Page Tricks and Tips

Sum any set of rows by clicking anywhere (not red or blue) on the first and last rows of your selection. We will then compute the totals for the player between and including those two seasons.
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Summation of season totals only works for the initial case when the table is in year order. On a sorted table the results may get a bit goofy.

HIGHLIGHTING: Adding a range or series of player's career seasons or career game numbers (like '#1972:batting_standard', '#1970-1980-sum:batting_standard', or '#1998,1999,2001,2002,sum:pitching_standard') onto the end of a player page url causes the seasons to the highlighted and summed. After changing address bar, reload the page to see highlighting. This will work even in links e-mailed to others. Note that for tables with multiple pages the first table is the default. If you want to create a sum for a table other than the first one, select the rows and after the summation window appears click on "permanent link" link.

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