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Joe Nathan

Joseph Michael Nathan (twitter: @JoeNathan36)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 230 lb.

Born: November 22, 1974 in Houston, TX
High School: Pine Bush HS (Pine Bush, NY)
School: Stony Brook University (Stony Brook, NY)
Drafted
by the San Francisco Giants in the 6th round of the 1995 amateur draft.
Signed June 2, 1995. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 21, 1999 (Age 24.150, 15,041st in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1999 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Twins/Rangers/Giants/Tigers 1999-2014
2015 Contract Status: Signed thru 2015, 2 yrs/$20M (14-15) & 16 team option (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2015): 13.120, Free Agent: 2016 [*], Agents: Dave Pepe [*]
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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
1999 24 SFG NL 7 4 .636 4.18 19 14 2 0 0 1 90.1 84 45 42 17 46 0 54 1 0 2 395 103 5.95 1.439 8.4 1.7 4.6 5.4 1.17
2000 25 SFG NL 5 2 .714 5.21 20 15 0 0 0 0 93.1 89 63 54 12 63 4 61 4 0 5 426 82 5.65 1.629 8.6 1.2 6.1 5.9 0.97
2002 27 SFG NL 0 0 0.00 4 0 3 0 0 0 3.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 12 1.87 0.273 2.5 0.0 0.0 4.9
2003 28 SFG NL 12 4 .750 2.96 78 0 9 0 0 0 79.0 51 26 26 7 33 3 83 3 1 4 316 142 3.45 1.063 5.8 0.8 3.8 9.5 2.52
2004 ★ 29 MIN AL 1 2 .333 1.62 73 0 63 0 0 44 72.1 48 14 13 3 23 3 89 2 0 5 284 294 2.16 0.982 6.0 0.4 2.9 11.1 3.87 AS,CYA-4,MVP-12
2005 ★ 30 MIN AL 7 4 .636 2.70 69 0 58 0 0 43 70.0 46 22 21 5 22 1 94 0 0 2 276 166 2.21 0.971 5.9 0.6 2.8 12.1 4.27 AS
2006 31 MIN AL 7 0 1.000 1.58 64 0 61 0 0 36 68.1 38 12 12 3 16 4 95 1 0 3 262 284 1.68 0.790 5.0 0.4 2.1 12.5 5.94 CYA-5,MVP-18
2007 32 MIN AL 4 2 .667 1.88 68 0 60 0 0 37 71.2 54 15 15 4 19 2 77 1 0 3 282 229 2.65 1.019 6.8 0.5 2.4 9.7 4.05
2008 ★ 33 MIN AL 1 2 .333 1.33 68 0 57 0 0 39 67.2 43 13 10 5 18 4 74 2 0 2 261 316 2.79 0.901 5.7 0.7 2.4 9.8 4.11 AS
2009 ★ 34 MIN AL 2 2 .500 2.10 70 0 62 0 0 47 68.2 42 16 16 7 22 1 89 2 0 4 271 210 2.88 0.932 5.5 0.9 2.9 11.7 4.05 AS
2011 36 MIN AL 2 1 .667 4.84 48 0 33 0 0 14 44.2 38 26 24 7 14 2 43 3 0 3 191 84 4.28 1.164 7.7 1.4 2.8 8.7 3.07
2012 ★ 37 TEX AL 3 5 .375 2.80 66 0 62 0 0 37 64.1 55 23 20 7 13 1 78 2 0 5 257 157 2.78 1.057 7.7 1.0 1.8 10.9 6.00 AS
2013 ★ 38 TEX AL 6 2 .750 1.39 67 0 61 0 0 43 64.2 36 10 10 2 22 3 73 1 0 4 250 297 2.26 0.897 5.0 0.3 3.1 10.2 3.32 AS
2014 39 DET AL 5 4 .556 4.81 62 0 54 0 0 35 58.0 60 32 31 5 29 3 54 1 1 4 259 83 3.94 1.534 9.3 0.8 4.5 8.4 1.86
14 Yrs 62 34 .646 2.89 776 29 585 0 0 376 916.2 685 317 294 84 340 31 966 23 2 46 3742 150 3.37 1.118 6.7 0.8 3.3 9.5 2.84
162 Game Avg. 5 3 .646 2.89 66 2 49 0 0 32 77 58 27 25 7 29 3 82 2 0 4 316 150 3.37 1.118 6.7 0.8 3.3 9.5 2.84
MIN (7 yrs) 24 13 .649 2.16 460 0 394 0 0 260 463.1 309 118 111 34 134 17 561 11 0 22 1827 204 2.58 0.956 6.0 0.7 2.6 10.9 4.19
SFG (4 yrs) 24 10 .706 4.12 121 29 14 0 0 1 266.1 225 134 122 36 142 7 200 8 1 11 1149 104 5.05 1.378 7.6 1.2 4.8 6.8 1.41
TEX (2 yrs) 9 7 .563 2.09 133 0 123 0 0 80 129.0 91 33 30 9 35 4 151 3 0 9 507 204 2.52 0.977 6.3 0.6 2.4 10.5 4.31
DET (1 yr) 5 4 .556 4.81 62 0 54 0 0 35 58.0 60 32 31 5 29 3 54 1 1 4 259 83 3.94 1.534 9.3 0.8 4.5 8.4 1.86
AL (10 yrs) 38 24 .613 2.38 655 0 571 0 0 375 650.1 460 183 172 48 198 24 766 15 1 35 2593 182 2.69 1.012 6.4 0.7 2.7 10.6 3.87
NL (4 yrs) 24 10 .706 4.12 121 29 14 0 0 1 266.1 225 134 122 36 142 7 200 8 1 11 1149 104 5.05 1.378 7.6 1.2 4.8 6.8 1.41
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
1999 24 SFG NL 90.1 19 14 45 4.48 4.91 -0.30 0.13 94.8 5.05 5 0.5 1.4 -0.0 1.2 14 .527 .503 $200,000
2000 25 SFG NL 93.1 20 15 63 6.08 5.05 0.04 0.11 99.9 5.11 -10 -0.9 .7 -0.1 -0.2 -1 .453 .494 $225,000
2002 27 SFG NL 3.2 4 0 0 0.00 4.66 0.21 -0.34 87.0 3.58 1 0.2 .0 -0.1 0.1 2 .539 .501
2003 28 SFG NL 79.0 78 0 26 2.96 4.65 0.17 -0.34 97.9 4.04 9 0.9 1.4 0.0 1.7 16 .512 .506 $300,000
2004 ★ 29 MIN AL 72.1 73 0 14 1.74 5.07 -0.00 -0.38 102.3 4.80 24 2.3 1.8 0.8 3.9 33 .532 .514 $440,000 AS,CYA-4,MVP-12
2005 ★ 30 MIN AL 70.0 69 0 22 2.83 4.72 0.14 -0.36 101.9 4.30 11 1.1 1.8 0.2 2.1 19 .516 .507 $2,100,000 AS
2006 31 MIN AL 68.1 64 0 12 1.58 4.93 0.05 -0.36 98.4 4.44 21 2.1 1.6 0.5 3.3 29 .533 .513 $3,750,000 CYA-5,MVP-18
2007 32 MIN AL 71.2 68 0 15 1.88 4.90 0.07 -0.36 94.7 4.23 18 1.8 1.6 0.3 2.9 27 .527 .511 $5,250,000
2008 ★ 33 MIN AL 67.2 68 0 13 1.73 4.75 -0.14 -0.35 94.8 4.30 18 1.9 2.0 0.7 3.3 27 .527 .511 $6,000,000 AS
2009 ★ 34 MIN AL 68.2 70 0 16 2.10 4.74 -0.20 -0.35 98.7 4.53 18 1.8 1.6 0.4 2.9 26 .526 .511 $11,250,000 AS
2011 36 MIN AL 44.2 48 0 26 5.24 4.58 -0.37 -0.35 99.4 4.58 -3 -0.4 1.4 -0.2 -0.1 1 .493 .498 $11,250,000
2012 ★ 37 TEX AL 64.1 66 0 23 3.22 4.53 -0.02 -0.33 110.4 4.65 10 1.1 1.6 0.2 1.9 17 .516 .507 $7,000,000 AS
2013 ★ 38 TEX AL 64.2 67 0 10 1.39 4.53 0.21 -0.33 100.6 4.01 18 2.0 1.8 0.6 3.2 25 .529 .512 $7,000,000 AS
2014 39 DET AL 58.0 62 0 32 4.97 4.23 -0.35 -0.31 103.7 4.43 -4 -0.5 1.7 -0.3 -0.2 2 .492 .497 $9,000,000
14 Seasons 916.2 776 29 317 3.11 4.76 -0.04 -0.26 99.5 4.52 135 13.9 1.6 3.1 26.1 237 .518 .508 $63,765,000
MIN (7 yrs) 463.1 460 0 118 2.29 4.83 -0.05 -0.36 98.6 4.45 106 10.6 1.7 2.8 18.4 162 .523 .510 $40,040,000
SFG (4 yrs) 266.1 121 29 134 4.53 4.88 -0.03 -0.03 97.4 4.75 6 0.7 1.3 -0.2 2.8 31 .506 .503 $725,000
TEX (2 yrs) 129.0 133 0 33 2.30 4.53 0.10 -0.33 105.5 4.33 28 3.0 1.7 0.8 5.2 42 .523 .509 $14,000,000
DET (1 yr) 58.0 62 0 32 4.97 4.23 -0.35 -0.31 103.7 4.43 -4 -0.5 1.7 -0.3 -0.2 2 .492 .497 $9,000,000

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
2003 28 SFG NL NLDS L FLA 0 1 .000 81.00 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 4 3 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 6 15.000 108.0 27.0 27.0 27.0 1.00
2004 29 MIN AL ALDS L NYY 0 1 .000 3.60 3 0 1 0 0 1 5.0 2 2 2 0 5 2 6 0 0 0 22 1.400 3.6 0.0 9.0 10.8 1.20
2006 31 MIN AL ALDS L OAK 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 1.500 13.5 0.0 0.0 13.5
2009 34 MIN AL ALDS L NYY 0 0 9.00 2 0 1 0 0 0 2.0 5 2 2 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 12 3.000 22.5 4.5 4.5 9.0 2.00
2012 37 TEX AL ALWC L BAL 0 0 18.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 2 2 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 6 3.000 18.0 0.0 9.0 9.0 1.00
2014 39 DET AL ALDS L BAL 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0
6 Yrs (6 Series) 0 2 .000 8.10 10 0 5 0 0 1 10.0 14 9 9 2 8 3 12 0 0 1 52 2.200 12.6 1.8 7.2 10.8 1.50
1 ALWC 0 0 18.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 2 2 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 6 3.000 18.0 0.0 9.0 9.0 1.00
1 NLDS 0 1 .000 81.00 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 4 3 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 6 15.000 108.0 27.0 27.0 27.0 1.00
4 ALDS 0 1 .000 4.15 7 0 4 0 0 1 8.2 8 4 4 1 6 3 10 0 0 1 40 1.615 8.3 1.0 6.2 10.4 1.67

All-Star Pitching

Year Tm Lg Age GS W L W-L% ERA GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
2004 MIN AL 29 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 18.0
2005 MIN AL 30 0 0 0 9.00 0 0 0 0 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2.000 18.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2008 MIN AL 33 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0
2009 MIN AL 34 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 5 2.000 9.0 0.0 9.0 9.0 1.00
2012 TEX AL 37 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 TEX AL 38 0 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 1 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 1.000 9.0 0.0 0.0 18.0
6 Yrs (6 GP) 0 0 0 1.50 1 0 0 1 6.0 4 1 1 0 1 0 6 0 0 0 23 0.833 6.0 0.0 1.5 9.0 6.00

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
1999 24 SFG NL 19 395 346 45 84 16 2 17 6 2 46 54 .243 .333 .448 .781 .244 155 10 1 2 0 0 6
2000 25 SFG NL 20 426 349 63 89 24 3 12 9 5 63 61 .255 .371 .444 .815 .274 155 5 4 5 5 4 3
2002 27 SFG NL 4 12 12 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .083 .083 .167 .250 .100 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 28 SFG NL 78 316 274 26 51 10 0 7 5 1 33 83 .186 .277 .299 .576 .234 82 4 3 2 4 3 0
2004 29 MIN AL 73 284 257 14 48 9 0 3 4 3 23 89 .187 .259 .257 .516 .273 66 3 2 2 0 3 2
2005 30 MIN AL 69 276 251 22 46 11 0 5 2 1 22 94 .183 .247 .287 .534 .266 72 2 0 1 2 1 1
2006 31 MIN AL 64 262 240 12 38 7 2 3 2 0 16 95 .158 .212 .242 .454 .243 58 1 1 3 2 4 2
2007 32 MIN AL 68 282 258 15 54 14 0 4 7 0 19 77 .209 .264 .310 .574 .279 80 4 1 2 2 2 1
2008 33 MIN AL 68 261 240 13 43 7 1 5 5 0 18 74 .179 .242 .279 .521 .236 67 7 2 1 0 4 2
2009 34 MIN AL 70 271 246 16 42 8 2 7 5 0 22 89 .171 .244 .305 .549 .233 75 2 2 1 0 1 2
2011 36 MIN AL 48 191 171 26 38 10 1 7 8 0 14 43 .222 .289 .415 .705 .252 71 0 3 1 2 2 2
2012 37 TEX AL 66 257 238 23 55 9 0 7 3 1 13 78 .231 .273 .357 .631 .308 85 6 2 1 3 1 4
2013 38 TEX AL 67 250 222 10 36 6 1 2 4 1 22 73 .162 .239 .225 .464 .228 50 1 1 3 2 3 1
2014 39 DET AL 62 259 226 32 60 9 0 5 10 1 29 54 .265 .349 .372 .721 .325 84 4 1 1 2 3 2
14 Yrs 776 3742 3330 317 685 141 12 84 70 15 340 966 .206 .282 .331 .613 .261 1102 49 23 25 24 31 28
162 Game Avg. 66 316 281 27 58 12 1 7 6 1 29 82 .206 .282 .331 .613 .261 93 4 2 2 2 3 2
MLB Averages .262 .330 .416 .747 .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
1999 24 SFG NL 1.8 0.2 406 0.3 7.8 -7.5 1.07 -0.4 0.7 1.7 0.2 0.94 -3.8 2 1 2
2000 25 SFG NL -12.4 -1.1 443 -0.9 6.9 -7.8 1.02 -0.8 -0.1 -10.8 -1.0 0.98 -11.7 0 2 3
2002 27 SFG NL 1.9 0.2 12 0.0 0.0 0.0 .01 0.2 0.0 1.8 0.2 0.74 2.2 0 0 4
2003 28 SFG NL 12.3 1.2 328 1.5 6.6 -5.1 1.10 1.6 -0.2 15.3 1.5 0.95 18.2 31 19 28
2004 29 MIN AL 24.7 2.4 305 5.8 11.2 -5.4 1.82 2.1 1.1 28.1 2.7 0.91 27.4 43 15 14
2005 30 MIN AL 13.9 1.4 286 2.8 9.4 -6.6 1.72 2.1 -0.5 19.8 1.9 0.89 22.7 40 20 8
2006 31 MIN AL 23.0 2.2 272 5.1 8.8 -3.7 1.61 2.5 0.7 25.8 2.5 0.89 28.6 34 13 16
2007 32 MIN AL 20.9 2.0 293 3.4 10.2 -6.8 1.97 1.7 0.1 22.6 2.3 0.92 23.3 39 12 14
2008 33 MIN AL 21.5 2.1 269 3.4 10.2 -6.8 1.94 1.8 -0.1 19.4 2.0 0.86 20.1 45 9 13
2009 34 MIN AL 18.5 1.8 283 3.7 9.7 -6.0 1.83 1.7 0.3 25.7 2.6 0.87 20.1 39 17 12
2011 36 MIN AL -3.7 -0.4 202 0.6 4.8 -4.3 1.46 0.1 0.2 -2.2 -0.2 0.93 -1.3 19 12 12
2012 37 TEX AL 10.1 1.0 272 1.6 8.1 -6.5 1.61 1.0 0.0 9.8 1.0 0.88 9.2 36 11 18
2013 38 TEX AL 19.5 2.0 262 4.3 9.6 -5.3 1.99 2.1 0.0 18.5 1.9 0.90 23.9 43 10 13
2014 39 DET AL -4.3 -0.4 284 -0.5 8.7 -9.2 2.20 -0.1 -0.2 -6.3 -0.6 1.00 -0.9 29 19 12
14 Yrs 147.7 14.7 3917 31.0 112.2 -81.2 1.59 15.6 3.9 169.3 16.8 0.92 177.9 400 160 169

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
1999 24 SFG NL 19 14 7 3 4 2 1 9 5 .643 3 1 0 0 8 57% 49.9 70 26 10 2 0 7 5.4 5.7 5.8 95 2 4 7 1 122
2000 25 SFG NL 20 15 5 2 8 2 0 8 7 .533 3 3 0 0 7 47% 45.9 75 -5 12 2 1 11 6.6 7.9 5.4 98 3 2 7 3 123
2 Yrs 39 29 12 5 12 4 1 17 12 .586 6 4 0 0 15 52% 48 75 -5 22 4 1 18 6.0 6.8 5.6 97 5 6 14 4 123
MLB Averages .500 49% 49 102 -16 4.7 4.6 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
1999 24 SFG NL 19 5 2 0 1 1 1 0 100% 1 0 0 0 7 1.071 2 1 2 2 1 2 0 5 4 0 4 0 5.4 36
2000 25 SFG NL 20 5 0 0 0 1 0 1 0% 1 0 2 0 0% 5 1.024 0 2 3 1 0 4 1 4 3 1 3 0 7.4 39
2002 27 SFG NL 4 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 .013 0 0 4 2 0 2 0 4 0 1 0 0 2.8 13
2003 28 SFG NL 78 78 9 12 4 3 0 3 0% 24 19 54 20 37% 7 1.095 31 19 28 40 15 23 28 50 19 25 24 20 3.0 17
2004 29 MIN AL 73 73 63 1 2 47 44 3 94% 47 0 10 2 20% 9 1.820 43 15 14 60 8 5 7 66 5 9 5 26 3.0 17
2005 30 MIN AL 69 69 58 7 4 48 43 5 90% 48 0 9 0 0% 9 1.724 40 20 8 54 11 4 4 65 4 5 5 24 3.0 17
2006 31 MIN AL 64 64 61 7 0 38 36 2 95% 38 0 6 2 33% 9 1.614 34 13 16 51 8 5 2 62 5 0 5 13 3.2 17
2007 32 MIN AL 68 68 60 4 2 41 37 4 90% 41 0 8 3 38% 9 1.973 39 12 14 56 10 2 5 63 7 3 7 22 3.2 17
2008 33 MIN AL 68 68 57 1 2 45 39 6 87% 45 0 8 4 50% 9 1.939 45 9 13 53 9 6 4 64 4 5 4 19 3.0 16
2009 34 MIN AL 70 70 62 2 2 52 47 5 90% 52 0 13 0 0% 9 1.832 39 17 12 61 6 3 7 63 4 8 4 22 2.9 16
2011 36 MIN AL 48 48 33 2 1 17 14 3 82% 25 8 9 4 44% 9 1.458 19 12 12 28 4 16 5 43 1 7 2 3 2.8 17
2012 37 TEX AL 66 66 62 3 5 40 37 3 93% 40 0 3 0 0% 9 1.612 36 11 18 56 7 3 2 64 1 5 1 21 2.9 16
2013 38 TEX AL 67 67 61 6 2 46 43 3 93% 46 0 10 6 60% 9 1.992 43 10 13 56 10 1 6 61 1 5 1 27 2.9 15
2014 39 DET AL 62 62 54 5 4 42 35 7 83% 42 0 5 3 60% 9 2.198 29 19 12 52 6 4 3 59 0 7 0 15 2.8 17
14 Yrs 776 747 585 50 29 421 376 45 89% 450 27 137 44 32% 1.587 400 160 169 572 95 80 74 673 58 81 65 212 3.0 17

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%
1999 24 SFG NL 395 60% 4.3% 13.7% 11.7% 8.9% 42% 0.72 1.01 70% 16% 11.9% 15% 77 10 13%
2000 25 SFG NL 426 48% 2.8% 14.3% 14.8% 9.2% 44% 0.50 0.85 66% 29% 7.0% 12% 87 5 6%
2002 27 SFG NL 12 67% 0.0% 16.7% 0.0% 8.3% 100% 0.25 0.29 83% 20% 0.0% 0% 0 0
2003 28 SFG NL 316 63% 2.2% 26.3% 10.4% 5.4% 33% 0.47 0.51 59% 15% 6.7% 21% 56 4 7%
2004 29 MIN AL 284 48% 1.1% 31.3% 8.1% 4.2% 25% 0.52 0.60 58% 16% 3.3% 16% 45 3 7%
2005 30 MIN AL 276 50% 1.8% 34.1% 8.0% 5.8% 35% 0.58 0.62 56% 13% 6.0% 15% 41 2 5%
2006 31 MIN AL 262 54% 1.2% 36.3% 6.1% 4.6% 32% 0.58 0.72 55% 17% 3.8% 16% 33 1 3%
2007 32 MIN AL 282 51% 1.4% 27.3% 6.7% 6.4% 33% 0.74 1.00 63% 15% 4.7% 19% 43 4 9%
2008 33 MIN AL 261 49% 1.9% 28.4% 6.9% 5.0% 30% 0.94 1.26 62% 15% 6.7% 12% 35 7 20%
2009 34 MIN AL 271 51% 2.6% 32.8% 8.1% 6.3% 41% 0.70 0.83 55% 13% 9.7% 21% 31 2 6%
2011 36 MIN AL 191 49% 3.7% 22.5% 7.3% 9.4% 47% 0.55 0.75 64% 16% 10.9% 23% 25 0 0%
2012 37 TEX AL 257 41% 2.7% 30.4% 5.1% 6.2% 29% 0.83 0.97 61% 20% 9.1% 13% 36 6 17%
2013 38 TEX AL 250 47% 0.8% 29.2% 8.8% 3.6% 25% 0.47 0.60 60% 25% 2.4% 20% 33 1 3%
2014 39 DET AL 259 41% 1.9% 20.9% 11.2% 5.4% 23% 0.77 0.98 65% 22% 5.6% 9% 42 4 10%
14 Yrs 3742 51% 2.2% 25.8% 9.1% 6.3% 35% 0.63 0.81 62% 18% 6.9% 16% 584 49 8%
MLB Averages 46% 2.7% 17.7% 8.5% 7.8% 34% 0.78 1.08 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
1999 24 SFG NL 396 1512 3.82 874 57.8% 26.2% 14.5% 25.6% 33.6% 73.8% 0.0% 42.7% 80.3% 54.0% 8.1% 32 14 14.4% 57 22 3 14 40 25.9% 7 18 0 0 0
2000 25 SFG NL 428 1662 3.88 920 55.9% 22.2% 15.1% 30.3% 32.4% 77.8% 2.2% 43.5% 80.6% 46.7% 8.6% 37 17 15.0% 64 26 2 9 52 14.8% 7 16 0 0 0
2002 27 SFG NL 12 51 4.25 32 62.7% 25.0% 21.9% 21.9% 31.3% 75.0% 0.0% 47.1% 70.8% 33.3% 16.7% 2 2 8.3% 1 0 0 0 2 0.0% 0 0 0 0 0
2003 28 SFG NL 316 1299 4.11 793 61.5% 28.9% 16.8% 29.5% 24.8% 71.1% 1.8% 43.7% 76.4% 58.5% 8.2% 26 17 25.6% 81 42 4 32 51 38.6% 14 6 0 0 0
2004 29 MIN AL 284 1224 4.31 774 63.9% 28.2% 22.1% 27.8% 22.0% 71.8% 2.7% 45.9% 69.2% 59.9% 6.0% 17 12 34.2% 97 47 6 19 69 21.3% 11 2 0 0 0
2005 30 MIN AL 277 1146 4.14 749 65.5% 25.1% 24.2% 29.4% 21.4% 74.9% 0.8% 49.1% 67.7% 63.5% 3.2% 9 5 32.1% 89 41 2 13 80 13.8% 20 3 0 0 0
2006 31 MIN AL 262 1072 4.09 703 66.4% 28.9% 21.9% 27.9% 21.3% 71.1% 3.5% 47.2% 69.2% 61.1% 4.2% 11 6 29.0% 76 37 2 26 69 27.4% 13 2 0 0 0
2007 32 MIN AL 282 1144 4.06 745 65.6% 25.6% 19.2% 30.3% 24.8% 74.4% 2.0% 48.8% 74.2% 66.0% 4.6% 13 9 30.5% 86 35 3 17 60 22.1% 12 3 0 0 0
2008 33 MIN AL 261 1061 4.07 684 65.4% 24.9% 23.0% 27.8% 24.4% 75.1% 4.0% 49.1% 69.5% 63.2% 5.0% 13 6 30.7% 80 34 2 12 62 16.2% 7 4 0 0 0
2009 34 MIN AL 271 1148 4.24 739 64.6% 26.7% 24.4% 27.6% 21.4% 73.3% 1.0% 47.4% 66.8% 63.8% 3.7% 10 7 25.8% 70 34 1 18 71 20.2% 12 2 0 0 0
2011 36 MIN AL 191 817 4.28 503 62.2% 27.0% 15.5% 31.4% 26.0% 73.0% 2.5% 45.4% 78.7% 58.6% 4.7% 9 7 20.4% 39 17 0 5 38 11.6% 6 0 0 0 0
2012 37 TEX AL 257 1073 4.18 714 66.8% 27.9% 20.3% 28.9% 23.0% 72.1% 1.1% 48.2% 71.8% 65.4% 2.7% 7 4 29.2% 75 35 5 16 62 20.5% 13 2 0 0 0
2013 38 TEX AL 251 1021 4.07 657 65.1% 25.9% 19.9% 30.7% 23.4% 74.1% 3.3% 48.3% 73.1% 62.5% 2.4% 6 1 27.1% 68 26 1 15 58 20.5% 13 2 0 0 0
2014 39 DET AL 259 1062 4.10 650 61.7% 29.1% 16.2% 27.8% 26.9% 70.9% 1.9% 43.7% 77.2% 59.8% 6.2% 16 11 23.2% 60 26 3 13 41 24.1% 11 2 0 0 0
14 Yrs 3747 15292 4.08 9537 62.8% 26.5% 19.4% 28.8% 25.3% 73.5% 1.9% 46.2% 73.6% 59.4% 5.6% 208 118 25.2% 943 422 34 209 755 21.6% 146 62 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.78 63.0% 27.3% 14.9% 27.1% 30.8% 72.7% 1.6% 45.8% 79.6% 58.5% 5.1% 22.0% 25.6%

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
1999 24 SFG NL 395 84 2 0 17 0 6 9 8 9 8 15 5 2 33% 6 2 1 148 6 2 75% 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
2000 25 SFG NL 426 89 1 0 12 0 16 8 4 2 10 31 19 6 61% 3 5 0 157 9 5 64% 7 5 2 0 0 0 1 0 14 0
2002 27 SFG NL 12 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 28 SFG NL 316 51 6 0 7 0 12 5 2 2 5 13 8 1 62% 0 4 1 115 5 1 83% 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 12 0
2004 29 MIN AL 284 48 6 0 3 0 8 1 2 2 1 7 3 2 43% 2 5 0 100 4 3 57% 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
2005 30 MIN AL 276 46 8 2 5 0 7 1 4 2 3 13 5 5 38% 1 2 1 86 2 1 67% 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
2006 31 MIN AL 262 38 1 0 3 0 7 3 0 1 2 8 4 2 50% 2 3 0 85 2 0 100% 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
2007 32 MIN AL 282 54 3 0 4 0 7 2 2 4 0 14 4 3 29% 1 3 0 94 7 0 100% 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
2008 33 MIN AL 261 43 6 0 5 0 7 0 5 1 4 8 3 2 38% 2 2 0 75 5 0 100% 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
2009 34 MIN AL 271 42 9 1 7 0 6 4 3 4 3 10 2 6 20% 2 4 0 74 5 0 100% 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
2011 36 MIN AL 191 38 3 0 7 0 2 4 3 4 3 5 4 1 80% 2 3 0 70 8 0 100% 6 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
2012 37 TEX AL 257 55 6 0 7 0 3 3 4 7 0 14 7 5 50% 4 5 1 74 3 1 75% 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 12 0
2013 38 TEX AL 250 36 3 0 2 0 6 0 2 0 2 13 5 4 38% 1 4 0 71 4 1 80% 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
2014 39 DET AL 259 60 5 0 5 0 8 2 3 1 4 17 11 2 65% 2 4 1 93 10 1 91% 8 0 2 1 0 0 1 1 12 0
14 Yrs 3742 685 59 3 84 0 95 42 42 39 45 168 80 41 48% 28 46 5 1244 70 15 82% 59 14 11 1 0 0 2 1 101 0
MLB Averages 53% 71%

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+
1999 24 7 4 .636 4.18 19 14 2 0 0 1 90.1 84 45 42 17 46 0 54 1 0 2 395 103 1.439 8.4 1.7 4.6 5.4 1.17 103
2000 25 12 6 .667 4.70 39 29 2 0 0 1 183.2 173 108 96 29 109 4 115 5 0 7 821 91 1.535 8.5 1.4 5.3 5.6 1.06 91
2001 26 12 6 .667 4.70 39 29 2 0 0 1 183.2 173 108 96 29 109 4 115 5 0 7 821 91 1.535 8.5 1.4 5.3 5.6 1.06 91
2002 27 12 6 .667 4.61 43 29 5 0 0 1 187.1 174 108 96 29 109 4 117 5 0 7 833 93 1.511 8.4 1.4 5.2 5.6 1.07 93
2003 28 24 10 .706 4.12 121 29 14 0 0 1 266.1 225 134 122 36 142 7 200 8 1 11 1149 104 1.378 7.6 1.2 4.8 6.8 1.41 104
2004 29 25 12 .676 3.59 194 29 77 0 0 45 338.2 273 148 135 39 165 10 289 10 1 16 1433 122 1.293 7.3 1.0 4.4 7.7 1.75 122
2005 30 32 16 .667 3.44 263 29 135 0 0 88 408.2 319 170 156 44 187 11 383 10 1 18 1709 128 1.238 7.0 1.0 4.1 8.4 2.05 128
2006 31 39 16 .709 3.17 327 29 196 0 0 124 477.0 357 182 168 47 203 15 478 11 1 21 1971 139 1.174 6.7 0.9 3.8 9.0 2.35 139
2007 32 43 18 .705 3.00 395 29 256 0 0 161 548.2 411 197 183 51 222 17 555 12 1 24 2253 146 1.154 6.7 0.8 3.6 9.1 2.50 146
2008 33 44 20 .688 2.82 463 29 313 0 0 200 616.1 454 210 193 56 240 21 629 14 1 26 2514 155 1.126 6.6 0.8 3.5 9.2 2.62 155
2009 34 46 22 .676 2.75 533 29 375 0 0 247 685.0 496 226 209 63 262 22 718 16 1 30 2785 159 1.107 6.5 0.8 3.4 9.4 2.74 159
2010 35 46 22 .676 2.75 533 29 375 0 0 247 685.0 496 226 209 63 262 22 718 16 1 30 2785 159 1.107 6.5 0.8 3.4 9.4 2.74 159
2011 36 48 23 .676 2.87 581 29 408 0 0 261 729.2 534 252 233 70 276 24 761 19 1 33 2976 152 1.110 6.6 0.9 3.4 9.4 2.76 152
2012 37 51 28 .646 2.87 647 29 470 0 0 298 794.0 589 275 253 77 289 25 839 21 1 38 3233 152 1.106 6.7 0.9 3.3 9.5 2.90 152
2013 38 57 30 .655 2.76 714 29 531 0 0 341 858.2 625 285 263 79 311 28 912 22 1 42 3483 158 1.090 6.6 0.8 3.3 9.6 2.93 158
2014 39 62 34 .646 2.89 776 29 585 0 0 376 916.2 685 317 294 84 340 31 966 23 2 46 3742 150 1.118 6.7 0.8 3.3 9.5 2.84 150

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
1999 24 5 5 .500 3.90 90.0 82 43 39 17 45 54 1 1.411 8.2 4.5 5.4 1.20 1.7 19
2000 25 4 6 .400 5.23 93.0 88 60 54 12 62 61 4 1.613 8.5 6.0 5.9 0.98 1.2 20
2002 27 0 0 0.00 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.000 0.0 0.0 4.5 0.0 4
2003 28 5 4 .556 2.62 79.0 52 26 23 7 34 83 3 1.089 5.9 3.9 9.5 2.44 0.8 78
2004 29 4 4 .500 1.38 72.0 44 12 11 3 21 89 2 0.903 5.5 2.6 11.1 4.24 0.4 73
2005 30 4 4 .500 2.31 70.0 43 20 18 5 21 94 0 0.914 5.5 2.7 12.1 4.48 0.6 69
2006 31 4 4 .500 1.32 68.0 37 11 10 3 16 95 1 0.779 4.9 2.1 12.6 5.94 0.4 64
2007 32 4 4 .500 1.63 72.0 53 14 13 4 19 77 1 1.000 6.6 2.4 9.6 4.05 0.5 68
2008 33 4 4 .500 1.59 68.0 43 13 12 5 18 74 2 0.897 5.7 2.4 9.8 4.11 0.7 68
2009 34 4 4 .500 1.83 69.0 41 15 14 7 21 89 2 0.899 5.3 2.7 11.6 4.24 0.9 70
2011 36 2 3 .400 4.40 45.0 37 25 22 7 14 43 3 1.133 7.4 2.8 8.6 3.07 1.4 48
2012 37 4 3 .571 2.67 64.0 53 21 19 7 13 78 2 1.031 7.5 1.8 11.0 6.00 1.0 66
2013 38 4 3 .571 1.25 65.0 36 10 9 2 22 73 1 0.892 5.0 3.0 10.1 3.32 0.3 67
2014 39 3 3 .500 4.66 58.0 62 33 30 5 30 54 1 1.586 9.6 4.7 8.4 1.80 0.8 62
14 Yrs 51 51 .500 2.69 917.0 671 303 274 84 336 966 23 1.098 6.6 9.5 2.88 0.8 776



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
2004 AL (12, 3%)
2006 AL (18, 2%)
0.05 Career Shares (1151st)

Cy Young (yr lg (rk, shr))
2004 AL (4, 1%)
2006 AL (5, 2%)
0.03 Career Shares (256th)

Weekly Awards (yr-week lg award)
2004 May 16th AL Player of the Week
2005 Jul 3rd AL Player of the Week

WAR for Pitcherss c a p y
Active  26.1 (21st)

Win-Loss % s c a p y
2003 NL  .750 (2nd)

Games Played s c a p y
2003 NL  78 (5th)
2004 AL  73 (10th)
Active  776 (4th)
Career  776 (53rd)

Saves s c a p y
2004 AL  44 (3rd)
2005 AL  43 (3rd)
2006 AL  36 (6th)
2007 AL  37 (6th)
2008 AL  39 (4th)
2009 AL  47 (2nd)
2012 AL  37 (5th)
2013 AL  43 (4th)
2014 AL  35 (5th)
Active  376 (1st)
Career  376 (7th)

Wild Pitches s c a p y
Active  46 (48th)

Games Finished s c a p y
2004 AL  63 (2nd)
2005 AL  58 (6th)
2006 AL  61 (1st)
2007 AL  60 (3rd)
2008 AL  57 (4th)
2009 AL  62 (2nd)
2012 AL  62 (4th)
2013 AL  61 (2nd)
2014 AL  54 (5th)
Active  585 (1st)
Career  585 (17th)

Adj. Pitching Runs s c a p y
2004 AL  25 (4th)
2008 AL  21 (10th)
Active  148 (11th)
Career  148 (138th)

Adj. Pitching Wins s c a p y
2004 AL  2.4 (4th)
Active  14.7 (11th)
Career  14.7 (147th)

Base-Out Runs Saved (RE24)s c a p y
2004 AL  28.07 (9th)
2006 AL  25.82 (10th)
2009 AL  25.71 (10th)
Active  169.28 (10th)
Career  169.28 (65th)

Win Probability Added (WPA)s c a p y
2004 AL  5.8 (1st)
2006 AL  5.1 (3rd)
2007 AL  3.4 (8th)
2009 AL  3.7 (7th)
2013 AL  4.3 (2nd)
Active  31.0 (1st)
Career  31.0 (27th)

Sit. Wins Saved (WPA/LI)s c a p y
2006 AL  2.5 (8th)
2013 AL  2.1 (10th)
Active  15.6 (12th)
Career  15.6 (71st)

Base-Out Wins Saved (REW)s c a p y
2004 AL  2.7 (10th)
2006 AL  2.5 (10th)
Active  16.8 (13th)
Career  16.8 (78th)

Oldest s c a p y
2014 AL  born 1974-11-22 (7th)

                           

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 - 32 (763), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 98 (100), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsPitching - 29 (160), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Relief Pitcher (18th), 26.7 career WAR/21.8 7yr-peak WAR/24.3 JAWS
Average HOF RP (out of 5) = 40.6 career WAR/28.2 7yr-peak WAR/34.4 JAWS

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