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Tony Sipp

Tony Marcel Sipp (twitter: @SippTony)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: July 12, 1983 in Pascagoula, MS
High School: Moss Point HS (Moss Point, MS)
Schools: Clemson University (Clemson, SC), Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (Perkinston, MS), Northwest Florida State College (Niceville, FL), Okaloosa-Walton College (Niceville, FL)
Drafted
by the Cleveland Indians in the 45th round of the 2004 amateur draft.
Signed July 13, 2004. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 22, 2009 (Age 25.284, 17,121st in MLB history)   vs. KCR 1.0 IP, 0 H, 1 SO, 0 BB, 0 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2009 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Indians/Astros/Diamondbacks 2009-2015
2015 Contract Status: Signed thru 2015, 1 yr/$2.4M (15) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2015): 5.100, Free Agent: 2016 [*], Agents: Bledsoe Brothers [*]
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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
2009 25 CLE AL 2 0 1.000 2.93 46 0 8 0 0 0 40.0 27 16 13 5 25 2 48 0 0 3 168 146 4.20 1.300 6.1 1.1 5.6 10.8 1.92
2010 26 CLE AL 2 2 .500 4.14 70 0 16 0 0 1 63.0 48 30 29 12 39 3 69 2 0 4 266 96 5.32 1.381 6.9 1.7 5.6 9.9 1.77
2011 27 CLE AL 6 3 .667 3.03 69 0 17 0 0 0 62.1 45 22 21 10 24 3 57 0 1 2 251 130 4.44 1.107 6.5 1.4 3.5 8.2 2.38
2012 28 CLE AL 1 2 .333 4.42 63 0 7 0 0 1 55.0 47 29 27 9 23 1 51 1 0 3 233 89 4.68 1.273 7.7 1.5 3.8 8.3 2.22
2013 29 ARI NL 3 2 .600 4.78 56 0 11 0 0 0 37.2 35 22 20 6 22 2 42 3 1 3 175 81 4.88 1.513 8.4 1.4 5.3 10.0 1.91
2014 30 HOU AL 4 3 .571 3.38 56 0 13 0 0 4 50.2 28 19 19 5 17 2 63 0 0 3 198 116 2.93 0.888 5.0 0.9 3.0 11.2 3.71
2015 31 HOU AL 2 2 .500 1.53 18 0 4 0 0 0 17.2 11 4 3 2 3 0 20 1 0 1 68 266 3.01 0.792 5.6 1.0 1.5 10.2 6.67
7 Yrs 20 14 .588 3.64 378 0 76 0 0 6 326.1 241 142 132 49 153 13 350 7 2 19 1359 109 4.36 1.207 6.6 1.4 4.2 9.7 2.29
162 Game Avg. 4 3 .588 3.64 68 0 14 0 0 1 59 43 26 24 9 28 2 63 1 0 3 244 109 4.36 1.207 6.6 1.4 4.2 9.7 2.29
CLE (4 yrs) 11 7 .611 3.68 248 0 48 0 0 2 220.1 167 97 90 36 111 9 225 3 1 12 918 109 4.70 1.262 6.8 1.5 4.5 9.2 2.03
HOU (2 yrs) 6 5 .545 2.90 74 0 17 0 0 4 68.1 39 23 22 7 20 2 83 1 0 4 266 137 2.95 0.863 5.1 0.9 2.6 10.9 4.15
ARI (1 yr) 3 2 .600 4.78 56 0 11 0 0 0 37.2 35 22 20 6 22 2 42 3 1 3 175 81 4.88 1.513 8.4 1.4 5.3 10.0 1.91
AL (6 yrs) 17 12 .586 3.49 322 0 65 0 0 6 288.2 206 120 112 43 131 11 308 4 1 16 1184 114 4.29 1.167 6.4 1.3 4.1 9.6 2.35
NL (1 yr) 3 2 .600 4.78 56 0 11 0 0 0 37.2 35 22 20 6 22 2 42 3 1 3 175 81 4.88 1.513 8.4 1.4 5.3 10.0 1.91
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
2009 25 CLE AL 40.0 46 0 16 3.60 4.95 -0.10 -0.36 94.5 4.43 3 0.3 1.1 -0.1 0.7 8 .507 .502 $400,000
2010 26 CLE AL 63.0 70 0 30 4.29 4.57 -0.09 -0.35 93.1 4.01 -2 -0.3 1.2 -0.2 0.2 5 .496 .498 $407,300
2011 27 CLE AL 62.1 69 0 22 3.18 4.49 -0.09 -0.34 96.5 4.09 6 0.6 1.4 -0.0 1.3 13 .509 .504 $436,800
2012 28 CLE AL 55.0 63 0 29 4.75 4.49 -0.21 -0.33 95.2 4.16 -4 -0.4 1.0 -0.1 0.1 2 .494 .498 $504,900
2013 29 ARI NL 37.2 56 0 22 5.26 4.47 0.42 -0.33 101.4 3.78 -6 -0.7 1.0 -0.1 -0.4 -3 .488 .496 $1,275,000
2014 30 HOU AL 50.2 56 0 19 3.38 4.33 -0.06 -0.32 100.8 4.10 3 0.4 1.5 -0.0 0.8 9 .506 .502
2015 31 HOU AL 17.2 18 0 4 2.04 4.46 -0.08 -0.33 99.6 4.20 4 0.5 1.6 0.1 0.8 6 .526 .503 $2,400,000
7 Seasons 326.1 378 0 142 3.92 4.53 -0.05 -0.34 96.8 4.10 5 0.5 1.2 -0.4 3.4 39 .501 .500 $5,424,000
CLE (4 yrs) 220.1 248 0 97 3.96 4.60 -0.12 -0.35 94.8 4.15 3 0.3 1.2 -0.4 2.3 27 .501 .500 $1,749,000
HOU (2 yrs) 68.1 74 0 23 3.03 4.36 -0.07 -0.32 100.5 4.13 7 0.8 1.5 0.1 1.6 15 .511 .502 $2,400,000
ARI (1 yr) 37.2 56 0 22 5.26 4.47 0.42 -0.33 101.4 3.78 -6 -0.7 1.0 -0.1 -0.4 -3 .488 .496 $1,275,000

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
2009 25 CLE AL 46 168 139 16 27 9 0 5 3 0 25 48 .194 .315 .367 .682 .253 51 4 0 3 1 2 2
2010 26 CLE AL 70 266 220 30 48 11 0 12 8 6 39 69 .218 .338 .432 .770 .255 95 7 2 3 2 3 1
2011 27 CLE AL 69 251 224 22 45 12 0 10 13 2 24 57 .201 .276 .388 .664 .220 87 1 0 1 2 3 0
2012 28 CLE AL 63 233 206 29 47 11 2 9 3 2 23 51 .228 .307 .432 .739 .259 89 0 1 2 1 1 2
2013 29 ARI NL 56 175 146 22 35 10 0 6 2 0 22 42 .240 .349 .432 .780 .293 63 1 3 3 1 2 2
2014 30 HOU AL 56 198 178 19 28 4 2 5 2 2 17 63 .157 .231 .287 .517 .209 51 1 0 2 0 2 1
2015 31 HOU AL 18 68 62 4 11 3 0 2 1 1 3 20 .177 .227 .323 .550 .225 20 0 1 2 0 0 1
7 Yrs 378 1359 1175 142 241 60 4 49 32 13 153 350 .205 .299 .388 .687 .245 456 14 7 16 7 13 9
162 Game Avg. 68 244 211 26 43 11 1 9 6 2 28 63 .205 .299 .388 .687 .245 82 3 1 3 1 2 2
MLB Averages .255 .321 .401 .722 .297

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg PtchR PtchW Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI LevHi LevMd LevLo
2009 25 CLE AL 5.4 0.5 173 0.2 2.8 -2.6 .94 0.1 0.1 6.4 0.6 1.04 2.2 12 14 18
2010 26 CLE AL -0.8 -0.1 283 1.1 5.5 -4.3 1.06 -0.4 1.5 2.8 0.3 1.01 -3.4 26 16 26
2011 27 CLE AL 7.0 0.7 268 0.7 6.1 -5.4 1.31 0.9 -0.4 3.6 0.4 0.94 7.6 31 15 22
2012 28 CLE AL -3.2 -0.3 243 -0.4 2.8 -3.2 .72 -0.0 -0.5 -3.9 -0.4 0.92 -0.6 18 13 29
2013 29 ARI NL -4.0 -0.4 180 -0.5 1.7 -2.2 .69 -0.3 -0.4 -6.4 -0.7 1.02 -5.5 15 8 32
2014 30 HOU AL 3.8 0.4 207 0.2 5.2 -5.0 1.33 1.2 -1.1 7.9 0.8 0.89 12.6 26 11 19
2015 31 HOU AL 4.6 0.5 74 0.2 1.8 -1.5 1.52 0.3 -0.1 4.6 0.5 0.91 4.7 9 5 3
7 Yrs 12.9 1.3 1428 1.6 25.9 -24.3 1.05 1.7 -0.2 14.9 1.5 0.96 17.5 137 82 149

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
2009 25 CLE AL 46 46 8 2 0 0 0 0 13 9 37 7 19% 7 .941 12 14 18 20 6 20 24 22 12 20 17 10 2.6 16
2010 26 CLE AL 70 70 16 2 2 3 1 2 33% 18 15 45 9 20% 8 1.057 26 16 26 24 13 33 30 40 14 26 18 10 2.7 16
2011 27 CLE AL 69 69 17 6 3 1 0 1 0% 25 24 36 15 42% 8 1.310 31 15 22 35 17 17 23 46 9 26 13 17 2.7 15
2012 28 CLE AL 63 63 7 1 2 2 1 1 50% 16 12 28 8 29% 7 .720 18 13 29 25 11 27 20 43 14 25 14 21 2.6 15
2013 29 ARI NL 56 56 11 3 2 2 0 2 0% 6 3 34 10 29% 7 .693 15 8 32 13 11 32 20 36 3 31 4 16 2.0 13
2014 30 HOU AL 56 56 13 4 3 6 4 2 67% 18 11 32 6 19% 8 1.326 26 11 19 29 14 13 21 35 15 22 18 14 2.7 15
2015 31 HOU AL 18 18 4 2 2 1 0 1 0% 8 6 9 2 22% 8 1.517 9 5 3 9 5 4 7 11 4 4 5 4 2.9 15
7 Yrs 378 378 76 20 14 15 6 9 40% 104 80 221 57 26% 1.047 137 82 149 155 77 146 145 233 71 154 89 92 2.6 15

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%
2009 25 CLE AL 168 50% 3.0% 28.6% 14.9% 8.3% 52% 0.54 0.89 52% 17% 9.8% 14% 30 4 13%
2010 26 CLE AL 266 45% 4.5% 25.9% 14.7% 8.7% 48% 0.46 0.63 53% 16% 14.0% 17% 47 7 15%
2011 27 CLE AL 251 42% 4.0% 22.7% 9.6% 8.8% 49% 0.36 0.42 63% 11% 10.0% 18% 29 1 3%
2012 28 CLE AL 233 51% 3.9% 21.9% 9.9% 9.4% 47% 0.52 0.69 63% 20% 10.5% 14% 37 0 0%
2013 29 ARI NL 175 50% 3.4% 24.0% 12.6% 9.1% 46% 0.32 0.41 57% 24% 9.5% 19% 32 1 3%
2014 30 HOU AL 198 49% 2.5% 31.8% 8.6% 5.6% 39% 0.49 0.54 56% 24% 7.8% 15% 24 1 4%
2015 31 HOU AL 68 49% 2.9% 29.4% 4.4% 7.4% 46% 0.68 0.78 59% 18% 9.1% 12% 5 0 0%
7 Yrs 1359 48% 3.6% 25.8% 11.3% 8.3% 47% 0.45 0.58 58% 18% 10.4% 16% 204 14 7%
MLB Averages 45% 2.5% 19.2% 8.2% 7.5% 33% 0.82 1.09 68% 21% 7.5% 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
2009 25 CLE AL 168 722 4.30 423 59.2% 30.5% 21.3% 25.8% 22.5% 69.5% 2.7% 41.2% 69.4% 56.5% 7.7% 13 6 25.0% 42 22 2 13 35 27.1% 7 5 0 0 0
2010 26 CLE AL 268 1128 4.21 677 60.3% 26.7% 21.1% 29.1% 23.0% 73.3% 1.3% 44.2% 71.2% 57.1% 6.3% 17 9 25.4% 68 30 5 12 57 17.4% 8 6 0 0 0
2011 27 CLE AL 254 1025 4.04 653 64.3% 24.0% 21.3% 28.6% 26.0% 76.0% 2.7% 48.9% 72.0% 56.3% 3.5% 9 5 28.0% 71 48 5 7 50 12.3% 6 1 0 0 0
2012 28 CLE AL 234 955 4.08 590 62.0% 27.6% 17.1% 28.5% 26.8% 72.4% 1.1% 44.9% 76.3% 52.1% 6.0% 14 10 21.4% 50 30 2 9 42 17.6% 6 3 0 0 0
2013 29 ARI NL 175 718 4.10 439 61.7% 24.6% 20.5% 30.3% 24.6% 75.4% 2.2% 46.5% 72.8% 60.6% 4.0% 7 3 28.6% 50 27 5 13 29 31.0% 9 2 0 0 0
2014 30 HOU AL 198 818 4.13 530 65.4% 28.7% 22.5% 26.6% 22.3% 71.3% 2.4% 46.6% 68.5% 61.6% 4.5% 9 6 29.8% 59 34 2 10 53 15.9% 10 1 0 0 0
2015 31 HOU AL 68 277 4.07 189 68.2% 22.8% 19.6% 34.4% 23.3% 77.2% 0.0% 52.7% 74.7% 70.6% 2.9% 2 2 33.8% 23 15 1 4 16 20.0% 5 0 0 0 0
7 Yrs 1365 5643 4.13 3501 62.5% 26.6% 20.5% 28.6% 24.3% 73.4% 1.9% 45.8% 72.0% 57.8% 5.2% 71 41 26.6% 363 206 22 68 282 19.4% 51 18 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 63.6% 27.8% 15.5% 27.0% 29.6% 72.2% 1.5% 45.9% 78.5% 59.5% 4.8% 23.6% 24.4%

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
2009 25 CLE AL 168 27 3 0 5 0 11 2 3 0 5 9 1 6 11% 2 3 0 66 3 0 100% 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
2010 26 CLE AL 266 48 3 0 12 1 7 5 7 6 6 23 5 7 22% 1 4 0 98 8 6 57% 6 5 2 0 0 1 5 5 10 0
2011 27 CLE AL 251 45 2 1 10 1 6 6 4 6 4 16 7 2 44% 0 2 0 85 13 2 87% 9 1 4 1 0 0 2 2 7 0
2012 28 CLE AL 233 47 3 1 9 0 5 4 5 4 5 14 7 2 50% 2 3 1 77 3 2 60% 1 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 7 0
2013 29 ARI NL 175 35 2 0 6 0 5 2 4 4 2 9 3 2 33% 2 3 0 70 2 0 100% 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
2014 30 HOU AL 198 28 5 1 5 1 6 2 3 1 4 9 2 0 22% 1 3 1 55 2 2 50% 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 4 0
2015 31 HOU AL 68 11 1 0 2 0 1 1 1 0 2 3 1 1 33% 1 1 1 21 1 1 50% 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 0
7 Yrs 1359 241 19 3 49 3 41 22 27 21 28 83 26 20 31% 9 19 3 472 32 13 71% 22 9 10 3 0 1 9 9 39 0
MLB Averages 52% 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+
2009 25 2 0 1.000 2.93 46 0 8 0 0 0 40.0 27 16 13 5 25 2 48 0 0 3 168 146 1.300 6.1 1.1 5.6 10.8 1.92 146
2010 26 4 2 .667 3.67 116 0 24 0 0 1 103.0 75 46 42 17 64 5 117 2 0 7 434 111 1.350 6.6 1.5 5.6 10.2 1.83 111
2011 27 10 5 .667 3.43 185 0 41 0 0 1 165.1 120 68 63 27 88 8 174 2 1 9 685 118 1.258 6.5 1.5 4.8 9.5 1.98 118
2012 28 11 7 .611 3.68 248 0 48 0 0 2 220.1 167 97 90 36 111 9 225 3 1 12 918 109 1.262 6.8 1.5 4.5 9.2 2.03 109
2013 29 14 9 .609 3.84 304 0 59 0 0 2 258.0 202 119 110 42 133 11 267 6 2 15 1093 104 1.298 7.0 1.5 4.6 9.3 2.01 104
2014 30 18 12 .600 3.76 360 0 72 0 0 6 308.2 230 138 129 47 150 13 330 6 2 18 1291 106 1.231 6.7 1.4 4.4 9.6 2.20 106
2015 31 20 14 .588 3.64 378 0 76 0 0 6 326.1 241 142 132 49 153 13 350 7 2 19 1359 109 1.207 6.6 1.4 4.2 9.7 2.29 109

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
2009 25 2 2 .500 3.15 40.0 26 15 14 5 24 48 0 1.250 5.9 5.4 10.8 2.00 1.1 46
2010 26 3 4 .429 4.14 63.0 51 32 29 13 41 69 2 1.460 7.3 5.9 9.9 1.68 1.9 70
2011 27 4 3 .571 3.05 62.0 46 23 21 10 25 57 0 1.145 6.7 3.6 8.3 2.28 1.5 69
2012 28 3 3 .500 4.58 55.0 49 31 28 9 24 51 1 1.327 8.0 3.9 8.3 2.13 1.5 63
2013 29 2 2 .500 4.97 38.0 36 23 21 6 23 42 3 1.553 8.5 5.4 9.9 1.83 1.4 56
2014 30 3 3 .500 3.18 51.0 29 20 18 5 18 63 0 0.922 5.1 3.2 11.1 3.50 0.9 56
2015 31 1 1 .500 2.00 18.0 10 4 4 2 3 20 1 0.722 5.0 1.5 10.0 6.67 1.0 18
7 Yrs 18 18 .500 3.72 327.0 247 148 135 50 158 350 7 1.239 6.8 9.6 2.22 1.4 378



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Games Played s c a p y
2010 AL  70 (10th)
2011 AL  69 (7th)

                                         

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkPitching - 2 (2542), Average HOFer ≈ 185
JAWS Relief Pitcher (769th), 3.6 career WAR/3.6 7yr-peak WAR/3.6 JAWS
Average HOF RP (out of 5) = 40.6 career WAR/28.2 7yr-peak WAR/34.4 JAWS

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