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Dustin McGowan

Dustin Michael McGowan

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 240 lb.

Born: March 24, 1982 in Savannah, GA
High School: Long County HS (Ludowici, GA)
Drafted
by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 1st round (33rd pick) of the 2000 amateur draft.
Signed June 20, 2000. (All Transactions)
Debut: July 30, 2005 (Age 23.128)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2006 season [*]
Team: BlueJays 2005-2014
2014 Contract Status: Signed thru 2014, 3 yrs/$4.1M (12-14) & 15 team option (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 7.113, Free Agent: 2015 [*], Agents: ACES (Sam & Seth Levinson) [*]
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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 23 TOR AL 1 3 .250 6.35 13 7 2 0 0 0 45.1 49 34 32 7 17 0 34 7 0 7 205 71 5.12 1.456 9.7 1.4 3.4 6.8 2.00
2006 24 TOR AL 1 2 .333 7.24 16 3 3 0 0 0 27.1 35 27 22 2 25 2 22 2 1 3 143 64 5.45 2.195 11.5 0.7 8.2 7.2 0.88
2007 25 TOR AL 12 10 .545 4.08 27 27 0 2 1 0 169.2 146 80 77 14 61 3 144 2 0 13 705 110 3.73 1.220 7.7 0.7 3.2 7.6 2.36
2008 26 TOR AL 6 7 .462 4.37 19 19 0 1 0 0 111.1 115 60 54 9 38 1 85 5 0 5 474 97 3.81 1.374 9.3 0.7 3.1 6.9 2.24
2011 29 TOR AL 0 2 .000 6.43 5 4 0 0 0 0 21.0 20 15 15 4 13 0 20 1 0 3 96 67 5.60 1.571 8.6 1.7 5.6 8.6 1.54
2013 31 TOR AL 0 0 2.45 25 0 8 0 0 0 25.2 19 11 7 2 12 1 26 2 0 3 114 172 3.67 1.208 6.7 0.7 4.2 9.1 2.17
2014 32 TOR AL 4 3 .571 4.13 34 8 4 0 0 1 65.1 63 33 30 10 26 0 49 3 0 1 281 100 4.96 1.362 8.7 1.4 3.6 6.8 1.88
7 Yrs 24 27 .471 4.58 139 68 17 3 1 1 465.2 447 260 237 48 192 7 380 22 1 35 2018 95 4.24 1.372 8.6 0.9 3.7 7.3 1.98
162 Game Avg. 8 9 .471 4.58 46 22 6 1 0 0 153 147 85 78 16 63 2 125 7 0 11 663 95 4.24 1.372 8.6 0.9 3.7 7.3 1.98
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 23 TOR AL 45.1 13 7 34 6.75 4.81 0.39 0.05 102.4 4.58 -11 -1.1 .6 -0.0 -0.6 -6 .418 .493
2006 24 TOR AL 27.1 16 3 27 8.89 5.19 0.40 -0.19 98.9 4.54 -14 -1.2 .8 0.0 -0.9 -10 .423 .492
2007 25 TOR AL 169.2 27 27 80 4.24 5.07 0.53 0.20 99.2 4.70 7 0.7 -0.1 2.3 28 .527 .504
2008 26 TOR AL 111.1 19 19 60 4.85 4.72 0.26 0.18 97.7 4.53 -6 -0.6 -0.1 0.5 8 .469 .496 $404,100
2011 29 TOR AL 21.0 5 4 15 6.43 4.63 0.00 0.07 107.6 5.05 -3 -0.3 .0 0.0 -0.1 -1 .435 .498 $450,000
2013 31 TOR AL 25.2 25 0 11 3.86 4.51 0.01 -0.33 101.9 4.25 1 0.1 .9 -0.1 0.3 4 .503 .500 $1,500,000
2014 32 TOR AL 65.1 34 8 33 4.55 4.36 -0.25 -0.03 104.7 4.80 1 0.1 1.4 -0.1 0.6 8 .502 .500 $1,500,000
7 Seasons 465.2 139 68 260 5.03 4.82 0.28 0.09 100.4 4.64 -25 -2.3 1.0 -0.3 2.1 30 .483 .499 $3,854,100

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 23 TOR AL 13 205 177 34 49 10 1 7 7 3 17 34 .277 .356 .463 .819 .300 82 2 7 0 4 0 2
2006 24 TOR AL 16 143 115 27 35 8 0 2 3 1 25 22 .304 .434 .426 .860 .359 49 1 2 0 1 2 3
2007 25 TOR AL 27 705 636 80 146 27 3 14 29 1 61 144 .230 .296 .347 .644 .273 221 13 2 0 6 3 6
2008 26 TOR AL 19 474 421 60 115 22 3 9 12 4 38 85 .273 .335 .404 .739 .316 170 9 5 2 8 1 3
2011 29 TOR AL 5 96 81 15 20 4 1 4 4 0 13 20 .247 .354 .469 .823 .276 38 0 1 0 1 0 0
2013 31 TOR AL 25 114 100 11 19 7 0 2 2 1 12 26 .190 .289 .320 .609 .236 32 1 2 0 0 1 6
2014 32 TOR AL 34 281 252 33 63 13 1 10 6 2 26 49 .250 .327 .429 .756 .275 108 5 3 0 0 0 2
7 Yrs 139 2018 1782 260 447 91 9 48 63 12 192 380 .251 .328 .393 .721 .290 700 31 22 2 20 7 22
162 Game Avg. 46 663 585 85 147 30 3 16 21 4 63 125 .251 .328 .393 .721 .290 230 10 7 1 7 2 7
MLB Averages .260 .327 .411 .738 .298

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 23 TOR AL -8.9 -0.8 222 -0.5 2.9 -3.5 .86 -0.5 -0.1 -8.6 -0.8 0.95 -5.0 1 1 4
2006 24 TOR AL -9.4 -0.9 153 -0.6 1.7 -2.2 .83 -0.5 -0.2 -10.3 -0.9 1.10 -7.8 2 3 8
2007 25 TOR AL 9.0 0.9 748 0.5 12.2 -11.8 .96 1.8 -1.3 11.9 1.2 0.92 21.2 0 0 0
2008 26 TOR AL -2.3 -0.2 494 0.1 9.4 -9.3 1.14 -0.0 0.1 -0.2 -0.0 0.97 0.3 0 0 0
2011 29 TOR AL -4.1 -0.4 104 -0.4 1.2 -1.6 .80 -0.1 -0.3 -4.0 -0.4 0.94 -4.5 0 0 0
2013 31 TOR AL 3.1 0.3 120 -0.1 1.7 -1.8 .93 0.0 -0.2 -0.3 -0.0 0.98 -1.6 7 7 11
2014 32 TOR AL -0.4 -0.0 292 0.3 5.8 -5.6 1.11 -0.5 0.7 0.6 0.1 0.97 -4.8 10 7 9
7 Yrs -13.0 -1.2 2133 -0.8 35.1 -35.9 .99 0.2 -0.9 -10.9 -0.9 0.96 -2.2 20 18 32

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
2005 23 TOR AL 13 7 1 3 3 1 0 2 5 .286 1 2 0 0 0 0% 36.6 62 1 9 5 0 3 4.5 5.0 4.9 89 1 6 0 0 95
2006 24 TOR AL 16 3 0 2 1 0 0 1 2 .333 0 0 0 0 0 0% 41.7 48 33 13 7 0 2 4.7 6.3 3.0 62 3 0 0 0 78
2007 25 TOR AL 27 27 12 10 5 0 4 13 14 .481 1 5 2 1 18 67% 54.0 91 15 11 3 0 12 4.4 4.6 6.3 100 1 10 15 1 122
2008 26 TOR AL 19 19 6 7 6 1 2 8 11 .421 2 1 1 0 9 47% 49.5 78 7 10 5 0 6 3.3 3.6 5.9 95 4 5 9 1 125
2011 29 TOR AL 5 4 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 .500 1 1 0 0 0 0% 45.5 57 32 4 2 0 0 4.2 2.4 4.3 76 4 0 0 0 79
2014 32 TOR AL 34 8 2 2 4 0 0 2 6 .250 1 0 0 0 3 38% 44.9 69 28 16 5 0 5 4.9 6.2 4.9 86 2 5 1 0 101
6 Yrs 114 68 21 26 21 2 6 28 40 .412 6 9 3 1 30 44% 49 91 1 63 27 0 28 4.2 4.5 5.6 93 15 26 25 2 125
MLB Averages .500 50% 50 102 -16 4.5 4.5 5.9 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
2005 23 TOR AL 13 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0% 6 .855 1 1 4 2 1 3 1 5 5 0 5 0 5.5 24
2006 24 TOR AL 16 13 3 1 0 1 0 1 0% 2 1 9 5 56% 4 .827 2 3 8 3 0 10 6 7 7 2 7 1 4.2 29
2011 29 TOR AL 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .801 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 12.0 74
2013 31 TOR AL 25 25 8 0 0 1 0 1 0% 7 6 9 3 33% 7 .927 7 7 11 12 3 10 6 19 4 4 6 2 3.1 18
2014 32 TOR AL 34 26 4 2 1 4 1 3 25% 13 8 26 5 19% 8 1.110 10 7 9 17 4 5 15 11 8 8 10 5 3.0 16
5 Yrs 93 71 17 3 1 6 1 5 17% 23 16 45 13 29% .939 20 18 32 34 8 29 28 43 25 14 29 8 3.6 21

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 23 TOR AL 205 58% 3.4% 16.6% 8.3% 8.8% 37% 0.84 1.15 68% 16% 9.3% 5% 38 2 5%
2006 24 TOR AL 143 50% 1.4% 15.4% 17.5% 7.0% 29% 0.79 1.11 64% 24% 4.1% 6% 33 1 3%
2007 25 TOR AL 705 47% 2.0% 20.4% 8.7% 6.2% 30% 1.17 1.60 69% 17% 6.9% 11% 101 13 13%
2008 26 TOR AL 474 50% 1.9% 17.9% 8.0% 7.2% 30% 0.73 0.99 71% 21% 5.2% 11% 95 9 9%
2011 29 TOR AL 96 46% 4.2% 20.8% 13.5% 9.4% 45% 0.97 1.53 60% 16% 16.0% 19% 17 0 0%
2013 31 TOR AL 114 53% 1.8% 22.8% 10.5% 7.9% 47% 0.92 0.85 63% 20% 6.3% 16% 19 1 5%
2014 32 TOR AL 281 50% 3.6% 17.4% 9.3% 8.5% 38% 0.60 0.63 69% 20% 10.0% 21% 51 5 10%
7 Yrs 2018 49% 2.4% 18.8% 9.5% 7.3% 33% 0.88 1.14 68% 19% 7.3% 12% 354 31 9%
MLB Averages 45% 2.6% 18.2% 8.3% 7.7% 33% 0.81 1.09 69% 20% 7.6% 12% 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 23 TOR AL 207 766 3.70 449 58.6% 29.2% 13.6% 24.5% 32.7% 70.8% 0.0% 41.5% 80.8% 53.6% 5.8% 12 8 15.0% 31 11 0 11 23 32.4% 6 4 -2 0 0
2006 24 TOR AL 144 560 3.89 306 55.1% 24.5% 14.7% 30.1% 30.7% 75.5% 2.0% 41.6% 80.5% 43.8% 9.0% 13 7 13.9% 20 7 0 6 16 27.3% 2 5 -1 0 0
2007 25 TOR AL 706 2702 3.83 1658 61.6% 25.5% 18.8% 25.8% 30.0% 74.5% 0.9% 45.9% 74.8% 56.8% 4.4% 31 17 18.7% 132 54 2 22 122 15.3% 24 11 -1 0 0
2008 26 TOR AL 476 1801 3.78 1119 62.3% 24.2% 16.6% 28.2% 30.9% 75.8% 0.6% 47.2% 78.1% 58.8% 3.6% 17 13 19.7% 94 38 4 12 73 14.1% 15 3 -2 0 0
2011 29 TOR AL 96 376 3.92 215 57.2% 25.6% 16.7% 28.8% 28.8% 74.4% 0.0% 42.6% 77.5% 51.0% 7.3% 7 4 25.0% 24 7 0 3 17 15.0% 2 3 0 0 0
2013 31 TOR AL 114 454 3.98 269 59.8% 27.5% 21.6% 23.4% 27.5% 72.5% 2.2% 43.3% 70.3% 64.9% 6.1% 7 5 21.9% 25 7 0 3 23 11.5% 2 1 0 0 0
2014 32 TOR AL 283 1117 3.95 689 61.7% 23.1% 18.6% 28.9% 29.5% 76.9% 0.0% 47.4% 75.8% 61.5% 4.6% 13 11 18.0% 51 17 4 7 42 14.3% 3 2 -2 0 0
7 Yrs 2026 7776 3.84 4705 60.7% 25.2% 17.5% 27.0% 30.3% 74.8% 0.7% 45.4% 76.5% 56.9% 4.9% 100 65 18.6% 377 141 10 64 316 16.8% 54 29 -8 0 0
MLB Averages 3.80 63.3% 27.6% 15.0% 27.1% 30.3% 72.4% 1.6% 45.9% 79.3% 59.1% 4.9% 22.8% 24.9%

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 23 TOR AL 205 49 8 2 7 0 3 2 5 4 3 11 6 2 55% 2 7 0 68 7 3 70% 5 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 15 0
2006 24 TOR AL 143 35 1 0 2 0 10 0 2 0 2 15 11 1 73% 3 3 2 62 3 1 75% 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
2007 25 TOR AL 705 146 11 0 14 0 13 2 12 7 7 36 19 9 53% 6 13 1 236 29 1 97% 26 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 28 0
2008 26 TOR AL 474 115 10 3 9 0 14 1 8 3 6 38 23 6 61% 3 5 0 158 12 4 75% 12 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 21 0
2011 29 TOR AL 96 20 2 0 4 0 3 2 2 3 1 7 4 1 57% 0 3 0 28 4 0 100% 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
2013 31 TOR AL 114 19 1 0 2 0 4 0 2 2 0 8 5 2 63% 6 3 0 43 2 1 67% 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
2014 32 TOR AL 281 63 5 0 10 0 6 7 3 7 3 9 6 1 67% 2 1 1 112 6 2 75% 6 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0
7 Yrs 2018 447 38 5 48 0 53 14 34 26 22 124 74 22 60% 22 35 4 707 63 12 84% 57 12 4 0 2 0 1 1 85 0
MLB Averages 53% 73%

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 23 1 3 .250 6.35 13 7 2 0 0 0 45.1 49 34 32 7 17 0 34 7 0 7 205 71 1.456 9.7 1.4 3.4 6.8 2.00 71
2006 24 2 5 .286 6.69 29 10 5 0 0 0 72.2 84 61 54 9 42 2 56 9 1 10 348 68 1.734 10.4 1.1 5.2 6.9 1.33 68
2007 25 14 15 .483 4.87 56 37 5 2 1 0 242.1 230 141 131 23 103 5 200 11 1 23 1053 92 1.374 8.5 0.9 3.8 7.4 1.94 92
2008 26 20 22 .476 4.71 75 56 5 3 1 0 353.2 345 201 185 32 141 6 285 16 1 28 1527 94 1.374 8.8 0.8 3.6 7.3 2.02 94
2009 27 20 22 .476 4.71 75 56 5 3 1 0 353.2 345 201 185 32 141 6 285 16 1 28 1527 94 1.374 8.8 0.8 3.6 7.3 2.02 94
2010 28 20 22 .476 4.71 75 56 5 3 1 0 353.2 345 201 185 32 141 6 285 16 1 28 1527 94 1.374 8.8 0.8 3.6 7.3 2.02 94
2011 29 20 24 .455 4.80 80 60 5 3 1 0 374.2 365 216 200 36 154 6 305 17 1 31 1623 92 1.385 8.8 0.9 3.7 7.3 1.98 92
2012 30 20 24 .455 4.80 80 60 5 3 1 0 374.2 365 216 200 36 154 6 305 17 1 31 1623 92 1.385 8.8 0.9 3.7 7.3 1.98 92
2013 31 20 24 .455 4.65 105 60 13 3 1 0 400.1 384 227 207 38 166 7 331 19 1 34 1737 94 1.374 8.6 0.9 3.7 7.4 1.99 94
2014 32 24 27 .471 4.58 139 68 17 3 1 1 465.2 447 260 237 48 192 7 380 22 1 35 2018 95 1.372 8.6 0.9 3.7 7.3 1.98 95

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
2005 23 2 3 .400 5.60 45.0 46 31 28 7 16 34 7 1.378 9.2 3.2 6.8 2.13 1.4 13
2006 24 1 2 .333 7.33 27.0 32 24 22 2 23 22 2 2.037 10.7 7.7 7.3 0.96 0.7 16
2007 25 10 9 .526 3.49 170.0 140 73 66 13 58 144 2 1.165 7.4 3.1 7.6 2.48 0.7 27
2008 26 6 6 .500 4.14 111.0 114 57 51 9 38 85 5 1.369 9.2 3.1 6.9 2.24 0.7 19
2011 29 1 1 .500 5.57 21.0 19 14 13 4 12 20 1 1.476 8.1 5.1 8.6 1.67 1.7 5
2013 31 2 1 .667 3.12 26.0 18 10 9 2 11 26 2 1.115 6.2 3.8 9.0 2.36 0.7 25
2014 32 4 3 .571 4.02 65.0 63 32 29 10 26 49 3 1.369 8.7 3.6 6.8 1.88 1.4 34
7 Yrs 26 25 .510 4.22 465.0 432 241 218 47 184 380 22 1.325 8.4 7.4 2.07 0.9 139



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Hits per 9 IP s c a p y
2007 AL  7.745 (4th)

Complete Games s c a p y
2007 AL  2 (7th)

Shutouts s c a p y
2007 AL  1 (5th)

Home Runs per 9 IP s c a p y
2007 AL  0.743 (8th)

Wild Pitches s c a p y
2007 AL  13 (3rd)

Fielding Independent Pitching s c a p y
2007 AL  3.73 (10th)

                           

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkPitching - 5 (1926), Average HOFer ≈ 185
JAWS Relief Pitcher (1015th), 2.1 career WAR/2.1 7yr-peak WAR/2.1 JAWS
Average HOF RP (out of 5) = 40.6 career WAR/28.2 7yr-peak WAR/34.4 JAWS

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