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Jim Merritt

James Joseph Merritt

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 175 lb.

Born: December 9, 1943 in Altadena, CA
High School: Edgewood HS (West Covina, CA)
Signed
by the Los Angeles Dodgers as an amateur free agent in 1961. (All Transactions)
Debut: August 2, 1965 (Age 21.236)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1965 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Twins/Reds/Rangers 1965-1975

Final Game: May 23, 1975 (Age 31.165)
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Fine Details  · Last updated Jul 31, 2014 10:17PM
All-Time Rank (among pitchers): #668. J.J. Putz… #669. Steve Farr… #670. Dan Plesac… #671. JIM MERRITT… #672. Joba Chamberlain… #673. Al Benton… #674. Jeff Weaver… 

Standard Pitching

More Stats

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
1965 21 MIN AL 5 4 .556 3.17 16 9 5 1 0 2 76.2 68 29 27 11 20 1 61 0 0 0 311 113 3.57 1.148 8.0 1.3 2.3 7.2 3.05
1966 22 MIN AL 7 14 .333 3.38 31 18 5 5 1 3 144.0 112 57 54 17 33 3 124 0 0 4 570 107 3.05 1.007 7.0 1.1 2.1 7.8 3.76
1967 23 MIN AL 13 7 .650 2.53 37 28 4 11 4 0 227.2 196 72 64 21 30 6 161 7 0 10 911 138 2.81 0.993 7.7 0.8 1.2 6.4 5.37
1968 24 MIN AL 12 16 .429 3.25 38 34 4 11 1 1 238.1 207 102 86 21 52 1 181 7 1 1 968 97 2.75 1.087 7.8 0.8 2.0 6.8 3.48
1969 25 CIN NL 17 9 .654 4.37 42 36 2 8 1 0 251.0 269 127 122 33 61 8 144 5 0 3 1072 86 3.86 1.315 9.6 1.2 2.2 5.2 2.36
1970 ★ 26 CIN NL 20 12 .625 4.08 35 35 0 12 1 0 234.0 248 114 106 21 53 12 136 1 0 4 984 103 3.34 1.286 9.5 0.8 2.0 5.2 2.57 AS,CYA-4,MVP-21
1971 27 CIN NL 1 11 .083 4.37 28 11 5 0 0 0 107.0 115 55 52 14 31 8 38 3 0 2 456 75 4.39 1.364 9.7 1.2 2.6 3.2 1.23
1972 28 CIN NL 1 0 1.000 4.50 4 1 0 0 0 0 8.0 13 4 4 1 2 1 4 0 0 0 38 76 3.77 1.875 14.6 1.1 2.3 4.5 2.00
1973 29 TEX AL 5 13 .278 4.05 35 19 11 8 1 1 160.0 191 79 72 18 34 3 65 1 0 7 694 92 3.87 1.406 10.7 1.0 1.9 3.7 1.91
1974 30 TEX AL 0 0 4.13 26 1 10 0 0 0 32.2 46 17 15 3 6 2 18 0 0 1 149 87 3.22 1.592 12.7 0.8 1.7 5.0 3.00
1975 31 TEX AL 0 0 0.00 5 0 2 0 0 0 3.2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 15 3.41 0.818 7.4 0.0 0.0 0.0
11 Yrs 81 86 .485 3.65 297 192 48 56 9 7 1483.0 1468 657 602 160 322 45 932 25 1 32 6168 99 3.37 1.207 8.9 1.0 2.0 5.7 2.89
162 Game Avg. 11 12 .485 3.65 41 27 7 8 1 1 206 204 91 84 22 45 6 130 3 0 4 858 99 3.37 1.207 8.9 1.0 2.0 5.7 2.89
MIN (4 yrs) 37 41 .474 3.03 122 89 18 28 6 6 686.2 583 260 231 70 135 11 527 14 1 15 2760 112 2.93 1.046 7.6 0.9 1.8 6.9 3.90
CIN (4 yrs) 39 32 .549 4.26 109 83 7 20 2 0 600.0 645 300 284 69 147 29 322 9 0 9 2550 90 3.75 1.320 9.7 1.0 2.2 4.8 2.19
TEX (3 yrs) 5 13 .278 3.99 66 20 23 8 1 1 196.1 240 97 87 21 40 5 83 2 0 8 858 93 3.76 1.426 11.0 1.0 1.8 3.8 2.08
AL (7 yrs) 42 54 .438 3.24 188 109 41 36 7 7 883.0 823 357 318 91 175 16 610 16 1 23 3618 107 3.11 1.130 8.4 0.9 1.8 6.2 3.49
NL (4 yrs) 39 32 .549 4.26 109 83 7 20 2 0 600.0 645 300 284 69 147 29 322 9 0 9 2550 90 3.75 1.320 9.7 1.0 2.2 4.8 2.19
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
1965 21 MIN AL 76.2 16 9 29 3.40 3.82 0.40 0.03 103.4 3.56 2 0.2 2.3 -0.0 0.8 7 .511 .501
1966 22 MIN AL 144.0 31 18 57 3.56 4.09 0.33 0.04 102.3 3.90 7 0.9 2.4 -0.0 2.2 16 .528 .505
1967 23 MIN AL 227.2 37 28 72 2.85 3.62 -0.17 0.05 105.7 4.06 34 4.5 1.9 -0.0 6.4 47 .620 .527
1968 24 MIN AL 238.1 38 34 102 3.85 3.42 -0.04 0.05 104.4 3.67 -2 -0.3 .9 -0.1 1.8 12 .492 .498 $23,000
1969 25 CIN NL 251.0 42 36 127 4.55 4.06 -0.08 0.06 105.4 4.42 -6 -0.7 .6 -0.1 1.5 18 .484 .496
1970 ★ 26 CIN NL 234.0 35 35 114 4.38 4.47 0.18 0.07 102.3 4.46 -1 -0.1 -0.1 2.0 24 .497 .499 AS,CYA-4,MVP-21
1971 27 CIN NL 107.0 28 11 55 4.63 4.09 0.37 -0.04 95.3 3.51 -14 -1.6 .9 -0.1 -0.7 -5 .444 .490
1972 28 CIN NL 8.0 4 1 4 4.50 4.33 0.41 -0.09 106.7 4.09 -0 -0.1 1.1 -0.0 0.0 0 .486 .500
1973 29 TEX AL 160.0 35 19 79 4.44 4.28 -0.57 0.00 98.8 4.79 5 0.5 .7 -0.2 1.9 21 .515 .503
1974 30 TEX AL 32.2 26 1 17 4.68 4.21 -0.21 -0.30 97.5 4.02 -2 -0.3 .7 -0.0 0.0 1 .490 .498
1975 31 TEX AL 3.2 5 0 1 2.45 4.63 -0.10 -0.38 98.9 4.30 1 0.1 1.4 0.0 0.1 1 .516 .501
11 Seasons 1483.0 297 192 657 3.99 3.98 -0.00 0.03 102.7 4.12 22 3.1 1.2 -0.8 16.1 143 .511 .502 $23,000
MIN (4 yrs) 686.2 122 89 260 3.41 3.67 0.04 0.05 104.3 3.84 41 5.2 2.1 -0.2 11.2 83 .543 .509 $23,000
CIN (4 yrs) 600.0 109 83 300 4.50 4.23 0.11 0.04 102.4 4.27 -22 -2.4 .9 -0.4 2.8 37 .478 .496
TEX (3 yrs) 196.1 66 20 97 4.45 4.27 -0.50 -0.05 98.6 4.66 3 0.3 .8 -0.2 2.1 23 .505 .501

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
1965 21 MIN AL WS L LAD 0 0 2.70 2 0 0 0 0 0 3.1 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 11 0.600 5.4 0.0 0.0 2.7
1970 26 CIN NL NLCS W PIT 1 0 1.000 1.69 1 1 0 0 0 0 5.1 3 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 20 0.563 5.1 0.0 0.0 3.4
1970 26 CIN NL WS L BAL 0 1 .000 21.60 1 1 0 0 0 0 1.2 3 4 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 9 2.400 16.2 5.4 5.4 0.0 0.00
2 Yrs (3 Series) 1 1 .500 5.23 4 2 0 0 0 0 10.1 8 6 6 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 40 0.871 7.0 0.9 0.9 2.6 3.00
1 NLCS 1 0 1.000 1.69 1 1 0 0 0 0 5.1 3 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 20 0.563 5.1 0.0 0.0 3.4
2 WS 0 1 .000 9.00 3 1 0 0 0 0 5.0 5 5 5 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 20 1.200 9.0 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.00

Standard Batting

More Stats

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
1965 21 MIN AL 16 26 22 1 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 14 .136 .240 .136 .376 8 3 0 1 1 0 0 1
1966 22 MIN AL 31 46 39 2 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 4 16 .103 .182 .128 .310 -11 5 1 0 2 1 0 1
1967 23 MIN AL 37 84 74 4 10 3 0 0 2 0 0 7 33 .135 .210 .176 .386 11 13 2 0 3 0 0 1
1968 24 MIN AL 38 80 71 1 10 2 0 0 1 0 1 5 22 .141 .197 .169 .366 10 12 2 0 4 0 0 1
1969 25 CIN NL 42 99 77 6 11 1 0 1 5 0 0 5 37 .143 .190 .195 .385 6 15 1 0 15 2 0 1
1970 ★ 26 CIN NL 35 93 83 7 14 0 0 3 6 0 0 4 42 .169 .207 .277 .484 27 23 0 0 6 0 0 1 AS,CYA-4,MVP-21
1971 27 CIN NL 29 32 29 0 4 1 1 0 2 0 0 1 14 .138 .167 .241 .408 17 7 1 0 2 0 0 1
1972 28 CIN NL 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0 /1
1973 29 TEX AL 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1974 30 TEX AL 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1975 31 TEX AL 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 /1
11 Yrs 298 462 397 21 56 8 1 4 20 0 1 28 178 .141 .198 .196 .395 11 78 7 1 33 3 0
162 Game Avg. 162 251 216 11 30 4 1 2 11 0 1 15 97 .141 .198 .196 .395 11 42 4 1 18 2 0
MIN (4 yrs) 122 236 206 8 27 6 0 0 7 0 1 18 85 .131 .204 .160 .364 6 33 5 1 10 1 0
CIN (4 yrs) 110 226 191 13 29 2 1 4 13 0 0 10 93 .152 .192 .236 .428 16 45 2 0 23 2 0
TEX (3 yrs) 66 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AL (7 yrs) 188 236 206 8 27 6 0 0 7 0 1 18 85 .131 .204 .160 .364 6 33 5 1 10 1 0
NL (4 yrs) 110 226 191 13 29 2 1 4 13 0 0 10 93 .152 .192 .236 .428 16 45 2 0 23 2 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
1965 21 MIN AL 16 26 -3 -0 0 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .502 .500 0.0 -0.0 0 1
1966 22 MIN AL 31 46 -5 -0 -0 0 5 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .497 .499 -0.1 -0.0 -1 1
1967 23 MIN AL 37 84 -9 -0 -0 0 9 0 -0.0 0 0 -0.0 .501 .500 0.0 -0.0 0 1
1968 24 MIN AL 38 80 -7 -1 0 0 8 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .498 .500 -0.1 -0.0 -1 $23,000 1
1969 25 CIN NL 42 99 -12 0 -0 0 12 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .499 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 1
1970 ★ 26 CIN NL 35 93 -9 -1 0 0 11 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .506 .501 0.2 0.0 2 1 AS,CYA-4,MVP-21
1971 27 CIN NL 29 32 -3 0 -0 0 3 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .500 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 1
1972 28 CIN NL 4 2 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .492 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 /1
1973 29 TEX AL 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.1 0 1
1974 30 TEX AL 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 1
1975 31 TEX AL 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /1
11 Seasons 298 462 -49 -2 0 0 52 0 -0.0 0 0 -0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $23,000
MIN (4 yrs) 122 236 -24 -2 -0 0 25 -1 -0.2 0 -1 -0.2 .499 .500 -0.1 -0.1 -1 $23,000
CIN (4 yrs) 110 226 -25 -0 0 0 26 1 0.2 0 1 0.2 .501 .500 0.1 0.1 1
TEX (3 yrs) 66 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.1 0

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1965 21 MIN AL WS LAD L 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1970 26 CIN NL NLCS PIT W 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1970 26 CIN NL WS BAL L 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Yrs (3 Series) 4 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 NLCS 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 WS 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0

Standard Fielding

More Stats

Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
1965 MIN AL 21 P 16 9 1 76.2 16 2 13 1 1 .938 1.76 0.94 .951 2.04 2.03 1 2 67% 34% 3
1966 MIN AL 22 P 31 18 5 144.0 27 7 20 0 0 1.000 1.69 0.87 .952 1.99 1.98 2 3 60% 38% 2
1967 MIN AL 23 P 37 28 11 227.2 39 4 32 3 1 .923 1.42 0.97 .957 1.96 1.96 3 6 67% 41% 0
1968 MIN AL 24 P 38 34 11 238.1 45 7 38 0 2 1.000 1.70 1.18 .957 1.89 1.88 8 2 20% 37% 6
1969 CIN NL 25 P 42 36 8 251.0 41 7 33 1 1 .976 1.43 0.95 .958 1.95 1.94 3 9 75% 40% 3
1970 CIN NL 26 P 35 35 12 234.0 37 5 30 2 1 .946 1.35 1.00 .951 1.85 1.84 4 7 64% 33% 4 AS,CYA-4,MVP-21
1971 CIN NL 27 P 28 11 0 107.0 16 5 10 1 1 .938 1.26 0.54 .954 1.90 1.90 0 2 100% 36% 1
1972 CIN NL 28 P 4 1 0 8.0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.12 0.25 .950 1.80 1.78 0 0 0
1973 TEX AL 29 P 35 19 8 160.0 31 7 22 2 1 .935 1.63 0.83 .951 1.86 1.85 2 5 71% 38% 1
1974 TEX AL 30 P 26 1 0 32.2 8 1 4 3 0 .625 1.38 0.19 .948 1.82 1.80 0 1 100% 38% 1
1975 TEX AL 31 P 5 0 0 3.2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 1.96 1.86 0 0 0
11 Seasons P 297 192 56 1483.0 261 45 203 13 8 .950 1.51 0.84 .954 1.92 1.90 23 37 62% 37% 21
11 Seasons TOT 297 192 56 1483.0 261 45 203 13 8 .950 1.51 0.84 .954 1.92 1.90 23 37 62% 37% 21
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
1970 NL (21, 2%)
0.02 Career Shares (1415th)

Cy Young (yr lg (rk, shr))
1970 NL (4, 7%)
0.07 Career Shares (214th)

Wins Above Replacements c a p y
1967 AL  6.4 (6th)

WAR for Pitcherss c a p y
1967 AL  6.5 (1st)

Earned Run Average s c a p y
1967 AL  2.53 (5th)

Wins s c a p y
1970 NL  20 (4th)

Win-Loss % s c a p y
1967 AL  .650 (5th)
1969 NL  .654 (7th)
1970 NL  .625 (8th)

Walks & Hits per IP s c a p y
1967 AL  0.993 (2nd)
Career  1.207 (154th)

Bases On Balls per 9 IP s c a p y
1967 AL  1.186 (1st)
1968 AL  1.964 (7th)
1969 NL  2.187 (9th)
1970 NL  2.039 (5th)
Career  1.954 (79th)

Strikeouts per 9 IP s c a p y
1968 AL  6.835 (8th)

Strikeouts s c a p y
1968 AL  181 (9th)

Games Started s c a p y
1968 AL  34 (10th)
1969 NL  36 (10th)

Complete Games s c a p y
1967 AL  11 (8th)
1968 AL  11 (9th)
1970 NL  12 (9th)

Shutouts s c a p y
1967 AL  4 (9th)

Home Runs s c a p y
1967 AL  21 (6th)
1968 AL  21 (7th)
1969 NL  33 (1st)

Hits s c a p y
1968 AL  207 (7th)
1969 NL  269 (4th)

Strikeouts / Base On Balls s c a p y
1967 AL  5.367 (1st)
1968 AL  3.481 (6th)
1970 NL  2.566 (8th)
Career  2.894 (57th)

Losses s c a p y
1966 AL  14 (4th)
1968 AL  16 (2nd)

Earned Runs s c a p y
1968 AL  86 (2nd)
1969 NL  122 (1st)

Wild Pitches s c a p y
1967 AL  10 (8th)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
1967 AL  7 (8th)

Adjusted ERA+ s c a p y
1967 AL  138 (3rd)

Fielding Independent Pitching s c a p y
1967 AL  2.81 (6th)
1968 AL  2.75 (10th)

Adj. Pitching Runs s c a p y
1967 AL  23 (2nd)

Adj. Pitching Wins s c a p y
1967 AL  2.7 (2nd)

Base-Out Runs Saved (RE24)s c a p y
1967 AL  17.82 (6th)

Sit. Wins Saved (WPA/LI)s c a p y
1967 AL  2.5 (3rd)

Base-Out Wins Saved (REW)s c a p y
1967 AL  2.0 (8th)

Sacrifice Hits s c a p y
1969 NL  15 (1st)

Fielding % as P s c a p y
1968 AL  1.000 (1st)

             

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 - 2 (753), Average HOFer ≈ 40
Gray InkPitching - 38 (656), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 17 (715), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsPitching - 10 (867), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Starting Pitcher (619th), 16.1 career WAR/16.6 7yr-peak WAR/16.3 JAWS
Average HOF P (out of 59) = 73.4 career WAR/50.2 7yr-peak WAR/61.8 JAWS

Transactions

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Salaries

Salaries may not be complete (especially pre-1985) and may not include some earned bonuses
Year Age Team Salary ServTm(OpnDay) Sources Notes/Other Sources
1968 24 Minnesota Twins $23,000 ? Noll/Fort/Hylan database
Career to date (may be incomplete)$23,000
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

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