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Ben McDonald

Larry Benard McDonald

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 7", Weight: 212 lb.

Born: November 24, 1967 in Baton Rouge, LA
High School: Denham Springs HS (Denham Springs, LA)
School: Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, LA)
Drafted
by the Baltimore Orioles in the 1st round (1st pick) of the 1989 amateur draft.
Signed August 19, 1989. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 6, 1989 (Age 21.286, 13,304th in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1990 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Orioles/Brewers 1989-1997
Agents: Scott Boras, previously: Larry McDonald [*]
Last Game: July 16, 1997 (Age 29.234)
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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
1989 21 BAL AL 1 0 1.000 8.59 6 0 2 0 0 0 7.1 8 7 7 2 4 0 3 0 1 1 33 46 7.13 1.636 9.8 2.5 4.9 3.7 0.75
1990 22 BAL AL 8 5 .615 2.43 21 15 2 3 2 0 118.2 88 36 32 9 35 0 65 0 0 5 472 157 3.58 1.037 6.7 0.7 2.7 4.9 1.86 RoY-8
1991 23 BAL AL 6 8 .429 4.84 21 21 0 1 0 0 126.1 126 71 68 16 43 2 85 1 0 3 532 82 4.20 1.338 9.0 1.1 3.1 6.1 1.98
1992 24 BAL AL 13 13 .500 4.24 35 35 0 4 2 0 227.0 213 113 107 32 74 5 158 9 2 3 958 94 4.32 1.264 8.4 1.3 2.9 6.3 2.14
1993 25 BAL AL 13 14 .481 3.39 34 34 0 7 1 0 220.1 185 92 83 17 86 4 171 5 1 7 914 132 3.68 1.230 7.6 0.7 3.5 7.0 1.99
1994 26 BAL AL 14 7 .667 4.06 24 24 0 5 1 0 157.1 151 75 71 14 54 2 94 2 1 3 655 123 4.16 1.303 8.6 0.8 3.1 5.4 1.74
1995 27 BAL AL 3 6 .333 4.16 14 13 1 1 0 0 80.0 67 40 37 10 38 3 62 3 2 4 342 115 4.72 1.313 7.5 1.1 4.3 7.0 1.63
1996 28 MIL AL 12 10 .545 3.90 35 35 0 2 0 0 221.1 228 104 96 25 67 0 146 6 0 4 951 133 4.31 1.333 9.3 1.0 2.7 5.9 2.18
1997 29 MIL AL 8 7 .533 4.06 21 21 0 1 0 0 133.0 120 68 60 13 36 2 110 5 0 3 551 115 3.65 1.173 8.1 0.9 2.4 7.4 3.06
9 Yrs 78 70 .527 3.91 211 198 5 24 6 0 1291.1 1186 606 561 138 437 18 894 31 7 33 5408 115 4.08 1.257 8.3 1.0 3.0 6.2 2.05
162 Game Avg. 13 12 .527 3.91 35 33 1 4 1 0 215 197 101 93 23 73 3 149 5 1 5 899 115 4.08 1.257 8.3 1.0 3.0 6.2 2.05
BAL (7 yrs) 58 53 .523 3.89 155 142 5 21 6 0 937.0 838 434 405 100 334 16 638 20 7 26 3906 111 4.09 1.251 8.0 1.0 3.2 6.1 1.91
MIL (2 yrs) 20 17 .541 3.96 56 56 0 3 0 0 354.1 348 172 156 38 103 2 256 11 0 7 1502 126 4.06 1.273 8.8 1.0 2.6 6.5 2.49
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
1989 21 BAL AL 7.1 6 0 7 8.59 4.18 0.12 -0.32 95.9 3.58 -4 -0.4 .7 0.1 -0.3 -3 .431 .497
1990 22 BAL AL 118.2 21 15 36 2.73 4.42 0.23 0.12 97.2 4.19 20 2.3 .7 -0.1 3.3 30 .608 .514 $241,667 RoY-8
1991 23 BAL AL 126.1 21 21 71 5.06 4.58 0.23 0.17 95.3 4.30 -11 -1.1 -0.1 0.1 2 .449 .493 $491,667
1992 24 BAL AL 227.0 35 35 113 4.48 4.37 0.08 0.15 101.4 4.50 0 0.0 -0.1 2.2 23 .501 .500 $500,000
1993 25 BAL AL 220.1 34 34 92 3.76 4.71 0.42 0.17 103.6 4.62 22 2.3 -0.1 4.5 45 .569 .514 $1,250,000
1994 26 BAL AL 157.1 24 24 75 4.29 5.18 0.50 0.18 103.5 5.03 12 1.2 -0.1 2.7 32 .549 .507 $2,675,000
1995 27 BAL AL 80.0 14 13 40 4.50 5.11 0.30 0.17 101.6 5.05 5 0.5 .4 -0.1 1.3 14 .536 .503 $4,500,000
1996 28 MIL AL 221.1 35 35 104 4.23 5.36 0.05 0.20 103.9 5.74 34 3.3 -0.1 5.4 65 .593 .520 $2,000,000
1997 29 MIL AL 133.0 21 21 68 4.60 4.91 0.30 0.18 103.2 4.95 5 0.4 -0.1 1.7 20 .521 .503 $5,000,000
9 Seasons 1291.1 211 198 606 4.22 4.82 0.25 0.17 101.6 4.82 83 8.5 .7 -0.8 20.8 229 .540 .508 $16,658,334
BAL (7 yrs) 937.0 155 142 434 4.17 4.68 0.29 0.16 100.9 4.59 45 4.8 .7 -0.6 13.7 144 .531 .506 $9,658,334
MIL (2 yrs) 354.1 56 56 172 4.37 5.19 0.14 0.20 103.6 5.44 38 3.7 -0.2 7.1 85 .566 .514 $7,000,000

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
1989 21 BAL AL 6 33 28 7 8 1 0 2 1 0 4 3 .286 .364 .536 .899 .250 15 1 0 0 1 0 0
1990 22 BAL AL 21 472 429 36 88 14 0 9 10 2 35 65 .205 .262 .301 .563 .219 129 5 0 3 5 0 5
1991 23 BAL AL 21 532 483 71 126 22 3 16 14 3 43 85 .261 .321 .418 .739 .286 202 11 1 2 3 2 5
1992 24 BAL AL 35 958 863 113 213 44 5 32 20 8 74 158 .247 .311 .421 .732 .267 363 14 9 6 6 5 9
1993 25 BAL AL 34 914 812 92 185 32 5 17 19 11 86 171 .228 .304 .342 .647 .268 278 15 5 7 4 4 12
1994 26 BAL AL 24 655 592 75 151 24 3 14 14 8 54 94 .255 .319 .377 .696 .282 223 12 2 6 1 2 6
1995 27 BAL AL 14 342 299 40 67 11 0 10 9 5 38 62 .224 .316 .361 .677 .249 108 5 3 0 2 3 4
1996 28 MIL AL 35 951 863 104 228 41 4 25 18 7 67 146 .264 .319 .408 .727 .290 352 15 6 8 7 0 11
1997 29 MIL AL 21 551 506 68 120 27 4 13 20 4 36 110 .237 .294 .383 .677 .279 194 14 5 3 1 2 11
9 Yrs 211 5408 4875 606 1186 216 24 138 125 48 437 894 .243 .308 .382 .690 .271 1864 92 31 35 30 18 63
162 Game Avg. 35 899 811 101 197 36 4 23 21 8 73 149 .243 .308 .382 .690 .271 310 15 5 6 5 3 10
MLB Averages .262 .331 .401 .732 .293

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg PtchR PtchW Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI LevHi LevMd LevLo
1989 21 BAL AL -3.5 -0.3 36 -0.1 0.2 -0.4 .44 -0.3 -0.0 -3.3 -0.3 1.11 -2.4 0 3 3
1990 22 BAL AL 18.6 2.0 489 2.0 9.1 -7.1 1.07 2.0 -0.1 19.1 2.1 0.91 22.1 2 0 3
1991 23 BAL AL -10.7 -1.0 552 -1.3 8.5 -9.9 .93 -0.5 -0.9 -8.3 -0.8 0.88 -3.7 0 0 0
1992 24 BAL AL -4.1 -0.4 991 -0.7 15.1 -15.9 .91 -0.5 -0.3 -4.9 -0.5 0.89 -4.8 0 0 0
1993 25 BAL AL 25.2 2.6 949 2.7 17.4 -14.7 1.03 3.2 -0.6 24.6 2.5 0.90 37.5 0 0 0
1994 26 BAL AL 17.2 1.6 679 2.3 11.2 -8.9 .92 2.3 0.2 24.0 2.3 0.90 24.4 0 0 0
1995 27 BAL AL 5.6 0.5 361 0.3 5.8 -5.5 .91 0.2 0.1 6.2 0.6 0.91 4.1 0 0 1
1996 28 MIL AL 30.8 2.9 978 2.6 16.8 -14.3 .93 2.7 0.1 28.7 2.7 0.89 31.7 0 0 0
1997 29 MIL AL 7.7 0.8 577 0.8 10.0 -9.2 .95 1.6 -0.8 8.1 0.8 0.89 18.6 0 0 0
9 Yrs 86.8 8.6 5612 8.5 94.3 -85.7 .95 10.8 -1.8 94.2 9.2 0.89 127.6 2 3 7

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
1990 22 BAL AL 21 15 8 5 2 1 2 10 5 .667 0 0 3 2 11 73% 60.3 83 30 12 2 3 4 3.3 3.3 7.3 109 0 4 8 2 140
1991 23 BAL AL 21 21 6 8 7 1 1 9 12 .429 1 2 1 0 8 38% 49.1 85 20 16 6 1 7 4.6 4.8 6.0 96 6 3 7 5 130
1992 24 BAL AL 35 35 13 13 9 1 3 19 16 .543 1 5 4 2 19 54% 51.9 91 15 37 9 0 8 4.9 4.5 6.5 104 3 8 18 6 136
1993 25 BAL AL 34 34 13 14 7 2 7 19 15 .559 5 1 7 1 23 68% 55.7 91 12 35 10 0 13 4.1 3.9 6.5 104 5 5 15 8 127
1994 26 BAL AL 24 24 14 7 3 2 1 15 9 .625 2 1 5 1 13 54% 51.6 90 10 28 12 0 6 5.5 6.6 6.6 103 4 5 11 4 145
1995 27 BAL AL 14 13 3 6 4 0 2 3 10 .231 2 2 1 0 6 46% 51.9 73 28 7 2 0 7 4.1 4.2 5.8 94 2 3 5 0 119
1996 28 MIL AL 35 35 12 10 13 1 3 18 17 .514 5 2 2 0 20 57% 51.3 85 8 20 5 0 8 5.5 5.8 6.3 104 3 7 17 7 126
1997 29 MIL AL 21 21 8 7 6 3 2 10 11 .476 2 1 1 0 12 57% 53.3 85 6 19 7 1 5 4.3 4.9 6.3 103 0 4 12 1 128
8 Yrs 205 198 77 70 51 11 21 103 95 .520 18 14 24 6 112 57% 53 91 6 174 53 5 58 4.7 4.8 6.4 103 23 39 93 33 145
MLB Averages .500 50% 50 103 -14 4.6 4.5 6.1 95

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
1989 21 BAL AL 6 6 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 4 57% 7 .444 0 3 3 0 0 6 4 2 2 2 2 0 3.7 19
1990 22 BAL AL 21 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 100% 9 1.069 2 0 3 0 2 4 1 5 4 0 4 1 4.8 20
1995 27 BAL AL 14 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .913 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 12.0 63
3 Yrs 41 13 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 6 67% .982 2 3 7 0 2 11 5 8 7 2 7 1 4.8 23

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%
1989 21 BAL AL 33 52% 6.1% 9.1% 12.1% 9.1% 38% 0.86 1.11 73% 8% 20.0% 29% 9 1 11%
1990 22 BAL AL 472 50% 1.9% 13.8% 7.4% 4.9% 26% 0.76 0.86 76% 22% 4.9% 11% 89 5 6%
1991 23 BAL AL 532 46% 3.0% 16.0% 8.1% 7.7% 33% 0.69 0.90 72% 21% 7.9% 15% 73 11 15%
1992 24 BAL AL 958 52% 3.3% 16.5% 7.7% 8.5% 38% 0.70 0.95 71% 20% 9.2% 16% 131 14 11%
1993 25 BAL AL 914 47% 1.9% 18.7% 9.4% 5.9% 29% 1.09 1.40 69% 18% 6.5% 15% 138 15 11%
1994 26 BAL AL 655 48% 2.1% 14.4% 8.2% 6.3% 27% 1.02 1.50 74% 18% 6.1% 7% 102 12 12%
1995 27 BAL AL 342 51% 2.9% 18.1% 11.1% 6.1% 31% 0.85 1.15 67% 24% 10.3% 24% 55 5 9%
1996 28 MIL AL 951 42% 2.6% 15.4% 7.1% 7.4% 31% 0.85 1.12 74% 23% 7.4% 13% 158 15 9%
1997 29 MIL AL 551 48% 2.4% 20.0% 6.5% 8.0% 37% 1.01 1.26 70% 19% 8.3% 18% 82 14 17%
9 Yrs 5408 48% 2.6% 16.5% 8.1% 7.0% 32% 0.86 1.13 72% 20% 7.6% 14% 837 92 11%
MLB Averages 42% 2.3% 15.6% 8.8% 7.1% 31% 0.82 1.08 72% 21% 7.0% 17% 10%

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
1989 21 BAL AL 24 94 3.92 53 56.4% 28.3% 9.4% 24.5% 37.7% 71.7% 0.0% 40.4% 86.8% 58.3% 8.3% 2 1 16.7% 4 0 0 0 1 0.0% 0 1 9 0 0
1990 22 BAL AL 454 1640 3.61 1016 62.0% 28.6% 10.0% 26.1% 35.2% 71.4% 0.0% 44.2% 85.9% 57.5% 5.5% 25 15 17.6% 80 32 5 22 42 34.4% 12 10 18 0 0
1991 23 BAL AL 533 2019 3.79 1232 61.2% 24.8% 12.6% 29.9% 32.7% 75.2% 0.6% 46.0% 83.3% 53.8% 6.4% 34 16 17.6% 94 38 1 26 59 30.6% 16 16 0 0 0
1992 24 BAL AL 960 3649 3.80 2196 60.5% 27.6% 11.7% 28.1% 32.7% 72.4% 1.4% 43.8% 83.9% 51.5% 4.5% 43 27 16.1% 155 81 9 41 117 25.9% 29 11 0 0 0
1993 25 BAL AL 890 3442 3.87 2024 59.0% 29.9% 14.9% 23.8% 31.3% 70.0% 0.6% 41.2% 78.6% 49.7% 5.2% 46 23 15.6% 139 64 4 52 111 31.9% 25 21 24 0 2
1994 26 BAL AL 657 2478 3.77 1496 60.6% 29.7% 11.2% 25.3% 33.8% 70.3% 0.8% 42.6% 84.1% 54.0% 4.7% 31 21 16.1% 106 44 6 40 54 42.6% 12 8 0 0 0
1995 27 BAL AL 257 1000 3.89 557 56.0% 30.9% 15.4% 22.3% 31.4% 69.1% 1.4% 38.7% 77.7% 45.1% 8.2% 21 11 12.5% 32 19 0 10 35 22.2% 9 7 85 0 0
1996 28 MIL AL 934 3529 3.78 2145 60.8% 29.2% 12.8% 24.6% 33.3% 70.7% 0.0% 43.0% 81.8% 54.2% 4.4% 41 26 18.6% 174 81 13 38 103 27.0% 27 15 17 0 1
1997 29 MIL AL 470 1746 3.71 1074 61.7% 27.8% 15.5% 24.8% 31.9% 72.2% 0.7% 44.5% 78.6% 53.2% 5.3% 25 15 19.4% 91 51 8 23 67 25.6% 18 8 81 0 0
9 Yrs 5179 19597 3.78 11793 60.3% 28.5% 12.8% 25.8% 32.8% 71.4% 0.7% 43.1% 82.0% 52.6% 5.2% 268 155 16.9% 875 410 46 252 589 30.0% 148 97 229 0 3
MLB Averages 3.67 62.0% 25.2% 14.6% 26.9% 33.2% 74.6% 1.9% 46.2% 80.3% 56.4% 5.5% 18.7% 27.3%

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
1989 21 BAL AL 33 8 1 0 2 0 3 2 0 1 1 6 3 0 50% 0 1 0 13 1 0 100% 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
1990 22 BAL AL 472 88 10 1 9 0 3 7 2 7 2 19 12 5 63% 5 5 1 162 10 2 83% 8 2 2 0 0 0 2 1 14 0
1991 23 BAL AL 532 126 28 0 16 0 2 8 8 6 10 22 12 3 55% 5 3 0 173 14 3 82% 11 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 8 0
1992 24 BAL AL 958 213 67 5 32 0 9 18 14 21 11 42 25 4 60% 9 3 4 298 20 8 71% 18 5 2 1 0 2 0 0 17 0
1993 25 BAL AL 914 185 29 1 17 1 17 12 5 9 8 54 30 8 56% 12 7 1 284 19 11 63% 16 10 2 1 1 0 2 0 16 0
1994 26 BAL AL 655 151 13 0 14 0 10 6 8 10 4 27 16 5 59% 6 3 0 223 14 8 64% 8 5 6 3 0 0 1 0 5 0
1995 27 BAL AL 342 67 12 1 10 0 8 4 6 2 8 16 7 3 44% 4 4 0 119 9 5 64% 8 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 7 0
1996 28 MIL AL 951 228 26 2 25 1 13 9 16 13 12 56 29 8 52% 11 4 0 328 18 7 72% 16 5 2 2 0 0 2 1 15 0
1997 29 MIL AL 551 120 7 1 13 0 5 4 9 5 8 26 11 4 42% 11 3 0 177 20 4 83% 16 3 4 1 0 0 0 0 3 0
9 Yrs 5408 1186 193 11 138 2 70 70 68 74 64 268 145 40 54% 63 33 6 1777 125 48 72% 102 36 22 10 1 2 7 2 89 0
MLB Averages 54% 68%

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+
1989 21 1 0 1.000 8.59 6 0 2 0 0 0 7.1 8 7 7 2 4 0 3 0 1 1 33 46 1.636 9.8 2.5 4.9 3.7 0.75 46
1990 22 9 5 .643 2.79 27 15 4 3 2 0 126.0 96 43 39 11 39 0 68 0 1 6 505 137 1.071 6.9 0.8 2.8 4.9 1.74 137
1991 23 15 13 .536 3.82 48 36 4 4 2 0 252.1 222 114 107 27 82 2 153 1 1 9 1037 102 1.205 7.9 1.0 2.9 5.5 1.87 102
1992 24 28 26 .519 4.02 83 71 4 8 4 0 479.1 435 227 214 59 156 7 311 10 3 12 1995 98 1.233 8.2 1.1 2.9 5.8 1.99 98
1993 25 41 40 .506 3.82 117 105 4 15 5 0 699.2 620 319 297 76 242 11 482 15 4 19 2909 108 1.232 8.0 1.0 3.1 6.2 1.99 108
1994 26 55 47 .539 3.86 141 129 4 20 6 0 857.0 771 394 368 90 296 13 576 17 5 22 3564 111 1.245 8.1 0.9 3.1 6.0 1.95 111
1995 27 58 53 .523 3.89 155 142 5 21 6 0 937.0 838 434 405 100 334 16 638 20 7 26 3906 111 1.251 8.0 1.0 3.2 6.1 1.91 111
1996 28 70 63 .526 3.89 190 177 5 23 6 0 1158.1 1066 538 501 125 401 16 784 26 7 30 4857 115 1.266 8.3 1.0 3.1 6.1 1.96 115
1997 29 78 70 .527 3.91 211 198 5 24 6 0 1291.1 1186 606 561 138 437 18 894 31 7 33 5408 115 1.257 8.3 1.0 3.0 6.2 2.05 115

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
1989 21 0 1 .000 7.71 7.0 9 7 6 2 4 3 0 1.857 11.6 5.1 3.9 0.75 2.6 6
1990 22 8 5 .615 2.57 119.0 92 38 34 9 37 65 0 1.084 7.0 2.8 4.9 1.76 0.7 21
1991 23 6 8 .429 4.64 126.0 129 72 65 16 44 85 1 1.373 9.2 3.1 6.1 1.93 1.1 21
1992 24 12 13 .480 4.08 227.0 217 114 103 33 75 158 9 1.286 8.6 3.0 6.3 2.11 1.3 35
1993 25 14 10 .583 3.11 220.0 178 84 76 16 83 171 5 1.186 7.3 3.4 7.0 2.06 0.7 34
1994 26 14 11 .560 3.09 224.0 194 86 77 18 69 134 3 1.174 7.8 2.8 5.4 1.94 0.7 24
1995 27 5 5 .500 3.50 90.0 71 39 35 11 40 70 3 1.233 7.1 4.0 7.0 1.75 1.1 14
1996 28 15 10 .600 3.01 221.0 200 82 74 22 59 146 5 1.172 8.1 2.4 5.9 2.47 0.9 35
1997 29 8 7 .533 3.65 133.0 113 60 54 12 34 110 5 1.105 7.6 2.3 7.4 3.24 0.8 21
9 Yrs 82 70 .539 3.45 1367.0 1203 582 524 139 445 942 31 1.206 7.9 6.2 2.12 0.9 211



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Monthly Awards (yr-month lg award)
1994 April AL Pitcher of the Month

WAR for Pitcherss c a p y
1996 AL  5.4 (9th)

Earned Run Average s c a p y
1996 AL  3.90 (9th)

Wins s c a p y
1994 AL  14 (4th)

Win-Loss % s c a p y
1994 AL  .667 (9th)

Walks & Hits per IP s c a p y
1993 AL  1.230 (9th)
1996 AL  1.333 (10th)

Hits per 9 IP s c a p y
1993 AL  7.557 (5th)
Career  8.266 (220th)

Strikeouts per 9 IP s c a p y
1992 AL  6.264 (8th)
1993 AL  6.985 (8th)
Career  6.231 (225th)

Strikeouts s c a p y
1993 AL  171 (9th)

Games Started s c a p y
1992 AL  35 (3rd)
1993 AL  34 (6th)
1996 AL  35 (2nd)

Complete Games s c a p y
1993 AL  7 (6th)
1994 AL  5 (8th)

Shutouts s c a p y
1990 AL  2 (6th)
1992 AL  2 (8th)
1993 AL  1 (10th)

Home Runs s c a p y
1992 AL  32 (2nd)

Bases on Balls s c a p y
1993 AL  86 (8th)

Home Runs per 9 IP s c a p y
1993 AL  0.694 (9th)

Losses s c a p y
1993 AL  14 (4th)

Earned Runs s c a p y
1992 AL  107 (3rd)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
1992 AL  9 (6th)

Adjusted ERA+ s c a p y
1996 AL  133 (8th)
Career  115 (202nd)

Fielding Independent Pitching s c a p y
1993 AL  3.68 (7th)

Adj. Pitching Runs s c a p y
1996 AL  31 (9th)

Adj. Pitching Wins s c a p y
1996 AL  2.9 (9th)

Base-Out Runs Saved (RE24)s c a p y
Career  94.17 (166th)

Sit. Wins Saved (WPA/LI)s c a p y
1990 AL  2.0 (10th)
1993 AL  3.2 (6th)
1994 AL  2.3 (8th)
1996 AL  2.7 (8th)
Career  10.8 (140th)

Base-Out Wins Saved (REW)s c a p y
Career  9.2 (179th)

                                         

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 (·)

Gray InkPitching - 27 (887), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame StandardsPitching - 10 (870), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Starting Pitcher (452nd), 20.9 career WAR/21.1 7yr-peak WAR/21.0 JAWS
Average HOF P (out of 59) = 73.4 career WAR/50.2 7yr-peak WAR/61.8 JAWS

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