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Stephen Strasburg

Stephen James Strasburg (Stras) (twitter: @stras37)

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

Born: July 20, 1988 in San Diego, CA
High School: West Hills HS (Santee, CA)
School: San Diego State University (San Diego, CA)
Drafted
by the Washington Nationals in the 1st round (1st pick) of the 2009 amateur draft.
Signed August 17, 2009. (All Transactions)
Debut: June 8, 2010 (Age 21.323)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2010 season [*]
Team: Nationals 2010-2014
2014 Contract Status: 1st-Year Arb Eligible, 1 yr/$3.98M (14) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 3.118, Arb Eligible: 2015, Free Agent: 2017 [*], Agents: Scott Boras [*]
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Fan EloRater

Fine Details  · Last updated Sep 22, 2014 12:17PM
All-Time Rank (among pitchers): #591. Dick Hall… #592. Jim Rooker… #593. Carl Lundgren… #594. STEPHEN STRASBURG… #595. Erskine Mayer… #596. Bobby Bolin… #597. Bob Shaw… 

Standard Pitching

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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
2010 21 WSN NL 5 3 .625 2.91 12 12 0 0 0 0 68.0 56 25 22 5 17 0 92 0 0 2 274 139 2.08 1.074 7.4 0.7 2.3 12.2 5.41
2011 22 WSN NL 1 1 .500 1.50 5 5 0 0 0 0 24.0 15 5 4 0 2 0 24 0 0 0 88 259 1.27 0.708 5.6 0.0 0.8 9.0 12.00
2012 ★ 23 WSN NL 15 6 .714 3.16 28 28 0 0 0 0 159.1 136 62 56 15 48 1 197 4 0 5 653 126 2.83 1.155 7.7 0.8 2.7 11.1 4.10 AS,SS
2013 24 WSN NL 8 9 .471 3.00 30 30 0 1 1 0 183.0 136 71 61 16 56 1 191 12 3 7 731 126 3.21 1.049 6.7 0.8 2.8 9.4 3.41
2014 25 WSN NL 13 11 .542 3.23 33 33 0 0 0 0 209.0 196 86 75 23 42 4 235 5 0 7 847 116 2.99 1.139 8.4 1.0 1.8 10.1 5.60
5 Yrs 42 30 .583 3.05 108 108 0 1 1 0 643.1 539 249 218 59 165 6 739 21 3 21 2593 127 2.85 1.094 7.5 0.8 2.3 10.3 4.48
162 Game Avg. 13 9 .583 3.05 34 34 0 0 0 0 203 170 78 69 19 52 2 233 7 1 7 816 127 2.85 1.094 7.5 0.8 2.3 10.3 4.48
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
2010 21 WSN NL 68.0 12 12 25 3.31 4.34 -0.01 0.16 98.8 4.47 9 1.0 -0.0 1.5 14 .580 .506 $2,000,000
2011 22 WSN NL 24.0 5 5 5 1.88 3.93 0.02 0.15 100.9 4.10 6 0.7 -0.0 0.9 8 .639 .504 $4,375,000
2012 ★ 23 WSN NL 159.1 28 28 62 3.50 4.19 -0.06 0.16 100.4 4.43 15 1.7 -0.1 3.0 29 .561 .510 $3,000,000 AS,SS
2013 24 WSN NL 183.0 30 30 71 3.49 3.99 0.01 0.15 100.3 4.15 14 1.6 -0.1 3.1 28 .555 .510 $3,900,000
2014 25 WSN NL 209.0 33 33 86 3.70 3.93 -0.01 0.15 102.7 4.20 14 1.6 -0.1 3.3 28 .548 .510 $3,975,000
5 Seasons 643.1 108 108 249 3.48 4.06 -0.02 0.15 101.0 4.27 57 6.6 -0.4 11.7 107 .561 .509 $17,250,000

Standard Batting

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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
2010 21 WSN NL 12 22 20 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 7 .050 .050 .050 .100 -73 1 0 0 2 0 0 1
2011 22 WSN NL 5 8 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 2 0 0 /1
2012 ★ 23 WSN NL 28 53 47 4 13 4 0 1 7 0 0 3 13 .277 .333 .426 .759 104 20 0 1 2 0 0 1 AS,SS
2013 24 WSN NL 30 61 49 2 7 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 23 .143 .176 .184 .360 -1 9 0 0 10 0 0 1
2014 25 WSN NL 33 74 59 3 6 1 0 0 2 0 0 7 25 .102 .197 .119 .316 -10 7 1 0 8 0 0 1
5 Yrs 108 218 181 10 27 7 0 1 12 0 0 12 71 .149 .206 .204 .411 13 37 1 1 24 0 0
162 Game Avg. 162 327 272 15 41 11 0 2 18 0 0 18 107 .149 .206 .204 .411 13 56 2 2 36 0 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
2010 21 WSN NL 12 22 -5 -0 0 0 3 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .484 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 $2,000,000 1
2011 22 WSN NL 5 8 -1 0 0 0 1 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .498 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 $4,375,000 /1
2012 ★ 23 WSN NL 28 53 0 -1 0 0 8 7 0.8 0 7 0.8 .527 .505 0.7 0.0 7 $3,000,000 1 AS,SS
2013 24 WSN NL 30 61 -7 -0 0 0 8 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .504 .501 0.1 -0.0 1 $3,900,000 1
2014 25 WSN NL 32 74 -10 -0 -0 0 10 0 -0.0 0 0 -0.0 .501 .500 0.0 -0.0 0 $3,975,000 1
5 Seasons 107 218 -23 -2 1 0 30 7 0.7 0 7 0.7 .507 .501 0.7 -0.0 7 $17,250,000

Standard Fielding

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Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rdrs Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
2010 WSN NL 21 P 12 12 0 68.0 8 4 3 1 0 .875 -2 -6 0.93 0.58 .954 1.73 1.72 2 1 33% 29% 0
2011 WSN NL 22 P 5 5 0 24.0 3 0 3 0 0 1.000 0 0 1.12 0.60 .953 1.80 1.80 1 0 0% 28% 0
2012 WSN NL 23 P 28 28 0 159.1 28 15 13 0 0 1.000 -2 -3 1.58 1.00 .950 1.77 1.75 14 2 13% 27% 1 AS,SS
2013 WSN NL 24 P 30 30 1 183.0 28 9 19 0 0 1.000 -3 -3 1.38 0.93 .964 1.76 1.76 13 5 28% 28% 0
2014 WSN NL 25 P 33 33 0 209.0 39 12 23 4 2 .897 3 3 1.51 1.06 .954 1.72 1.72 13 6 32% 28% 0
5 Seasons P 108 108 1 643.1 106 40 61 5 2 .953 -4 -1 1.41 0.94 .956 1.75 1.74 43 14 25% 28% 1
5 Seasons TOT 108 108 1 643.1 106 40 61 5 2 .953 -4 -7 1.41 0.94 .956 1.75 1.74 43 14 25% 28% 1
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

Silver Sluggers
2012 NL (P)

Monthly Awards (yr-month lg award)
2012 April NL Pitcher of the Month

Weekly Awards (yr-week lg award)
2010 Jun 13th NL Player of the Week

Earned Run Average s c a p y
2013 NL  3.00 (8th)

Win-Loss % s c a p y
2012 NL  .714 (8th)

Walks & Hits per IP s c a p y
2013 NL  1.049 (6th)
2014 NL  1.139 (10th)

Hits per 9 IP s c a p y
2013 NL  6.689 (4th)

Bases On Balls per 9 IP s c a p y
2014 NL  1.809 (7th)

Strikeouts per 9 IP s c a p y
2013 NL  9.393 (4th)
2014 NL  10.120 (2nd)

Innings Pitched s c a p y
2014 NL  209.0 (5th)

Strikeouts s c a p y
2012 NL  197 (7th)
2014 NL  235 (1st)

Games Started s c a p y
2014 NL  33 (1st)

Shutouts s c a p y
2013 NL  1 (4th)

Home Runs s c a p y
2014 NL  23 (6th)

Hits s c a p y
2014 NL  196 (8th)

Strikeouts / Base On Balls s c a p y
2014 NL  5.595 (4th)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
2013 NL  12 (3rd)

Batters Faced s c a p y
2014 NL  847 (6th)

Adjusted ERA+ s c a p y
2013 NL  126 (9th)

Fielding Independent Pitching s c a p y
2013 NL  3.21 (9th)
2014 NL  2.99 (5th)

Sit. Wins Saved (WPA/LI)s c a p y
2013 NL  2.5 (7th)
Active  6.7 (36th)
Career  6.7 (250th)

Sacrifice Hits s c a p y
2013 NL  10 (8th)

Errors Committed as P s c a p y
2014 NL  4 (3rd)

Fielding % as P s c a p y
2013 NL  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 - 5 (432), Average HOFer ≈ 40
Gray InkPitching - 24 (974), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 11 (956), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsPitching - 23 (248), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Starting Pitcher (763rd), 12.4 career WAR/12.4 7yr-peak WAR/12.4 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
2009 20 Washington Nationals $400,000 ?
2010 21 Washington Nationals $2,000,000 0.000
2011 22 Washington Nationals $4,375,000 ?
2012 23 Washington Nationals $3,000,000 1.118 contracts
2013 24 Washington Nationals $3,900,000 2.118 contracts
2014 25 Washington Nationals $3,975,000 3.118
2014 Status1st-Year Arb Eligible, Earliest Arb Eligible: 2015, Earliest Free Agent: 2017
Career to date (may be incomplete)$17,650,000
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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Name and misspellings: Stephen James Stephen Stras Strasburg

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