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Joe Thatcher

Joseph Thatcher

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 230 lb.

Born: October 4, 1981 in Indianapolis, IN
High School: Kokomo HS (Kokomo, IN)
School: Indiana State University (Terre Haute, IN) (All Transactions)
Debut: July 26, 2007 (Age 25.295)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2009 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Padres/Diamondbacks/Angels 2007-2014
2014 Contract Status: 3rd-Year Arb Eligible, 1 yr/$2.38M (14) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 5.068, Free Agent: 2015 [*], Agents: Platinum Sports (Nick Brockmeyer) [*]
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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
2007 25 SDP NL 2 2 .500 1.29 22 0 5 0 0 0 21.0 13 6 3 1 6 2 16 1 0 0 85 316 3.34 0.905 5.6 0.4 2.6 6.9 2.67
2008 26 SDP NL 0 4 .000 8.42 25 0 7 0 0 0 25.2 42 25 24 4 13 2 17 0 0 0 128 46 5.35 2.143 14.7 1.4 4.6 6.0 1.31
2009 27 SDP NL 1 0 1.000 2.80 52 0 7 0 0 0 45.0 37 14 14 2 18 7 55 4 1 2 188 136 2.70 1.222 7.4 0.4 3.6 11.0 3.06
2010 28 SDP NL 1 0 1.000 1.29 65 0 12 0 0 0 35.0 23 5 5 1 7 2 45 1 0 0 137 288 1.56 0.857 5.9 0.3 1.8 11.6 6.43
2011 29 SDP NL 0 0 4.50 18 0 5 0 0 0 10.0 8 5 5 1 7 1 9 0 0 0 44 82 4.62 1.500 7.2 0.9 6.3 8.1 1.29
2012 30 SDP NL 1 4 .200 3.41 55 0 13 0 0 1 31.2 30 13 12 2 14 3 39 3 1 0 141 107 3.06 1.389 8.5 0.6 4.0 11.1 2.79
2013 31 TOT NL 3 2 .600 3.20 72 0 16 0 0 0 39.1 40 14 14 4 10 0 36 1 0 3 164 113 3.38 1.271 9.2 0.9 2.3 8.2 3.60
2013 31 SDP NL 3 1 .750 2.10 50 0 13 0 0 0 30.0 28 7 7 3 4 0 29 1 0 2 121 166 2.91 1.067 8.4 0.9 1.2 8.7 7.25
2013 31 ARI NL 0 1 .000 6.75 22 0 3 0 0 0 9.1 12 7 7 1 6 0 7 0 0 1 43 59 4.87 1.929 11.6 1.0 5.8 6.8 1.17
2014 32 TOT MLB 2 1 .667 3.00 45 0 8 0 0 0 27.0 30 12 9 3 4 1 26 3 0 1 118 128 3.42 1.259 10.0 1.0 1.3 8.7 6.50
2014 32 ARI NL 1 0 1.000 2.63 37 0 7 0 0 0 24.0 23 10 7 3 3 1 25 2 0 1 100 145 3.29 1.083 8.6 1.1 1.1 9.4 8.33
2014 32 LAA AL 1 1 .500 6.00 8 0 1 0 0 0 3.0 7 2 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 18 70 4.46 2.667 21.0 0.0 3.0 3.0 1.00
8 Yrs 10 13 .435 3.30 354 0 73 0 0 1 234.2 223 94 86 18 79 18 243 13 2 6 1005 114 3.21 1.287 8.6 0.7 3.0 9.3 3.08
162 Game Avg. 2 2 .435 3.30 68 0 14 0 0 0 45 43 18 17 3 15 3 47 2 0 1 193 114 3.21 1.287 8.6 0.7 3.0 9.3 3.08
SDP (7 yrs) 8 11 .421 3.18 287 0 62 0 0 1 198.1 181 75 70 14 69 17 210 10 2 4 844 118 3.10 1.261 8.2 0.6 3.1 9.5 3.04
ARI (2 yrs) 1 1 .500 3.78 59 0 10 0 0 0 33.1 35 17 14 4 9 1 32 2 0 2 143 102 3.73 1.320 9.5 1.1 2.4 8.6 3.56
LAA (1 yr) 1 1 .500 6.00 8 0 1 0 0 0 3.0 7 2 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 18 70 4.46 2.667 21.0 0.0 3.0 3.0 1.00
NL (8 yrs) 9 12 .429 3.26 346 0 72 0 0 1 231.2 216 92 84 18 78 18 242 12 2 6 987 115 3.19 1.269 8.4 0.7 3.0 9.4 3.10
AL (1 yr) 1 1 .500 6.00 8 0 1 0 0 0 3.0 7 2 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 18 70 4.46 2.667 21.0 0.0 3.0 3.0 1.00
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
2007 25 SDP NL 21.0 22 0 6 2.57 4.74 -0.03 -0.34 94.4 4.17 4 0.4 1.2 -0.0 0.6 6 .518 .502
2008 26 SDP NL 25.2 25 0 25 8.77 4.51 -0.02 -0.33 88.8 3.73 -14 -1.4 1.3 -0.3 -1.4 -12 .445 .491 $393,000
2009 27 SDP NL 45.0 52 0 14 2.80 4.67 -0.07 -0.34 90.0 3.95 6 0.6 1.0 -0.1 0.9 10 .512 .504 $404,000
2010 28 SDP NL 35.0 65 0 5 1.29 4.64 0.33 -0.35 91.4 3.63 9 1.0 1.2 -0.0 1.3 12 .515 .506 $412,700
2011 29 SDP NL 10.0 18 0 5 4.50 4.51 0.19 -0.34 96.4 3.84 -1 -0.1 1.2 -0.0 -0.0 0 .495 .499 $433,900
2012 30 SDP NL 31.2 55 0 13 3.69 4.64 -0.04 -0.35 91.6 3.98 1 0.1 1.5 -0.0 0.3 4 .501 .500 $700,000
2013 31 SDP NL 30.0 50 0 7 2.10 4.37 -0.01 -0.32 91.8 3.73 6 0.6 1.4 0.0 0.9 8 .513 .504
2013 31 ARI NL 9.1 22 0 7 6.75 5.22 0.47 -0.39 98.9 4.31 -2 -0.3 1.7 -0.1 -0.3 -2 .487 .498 $1,350,000
2014 32 ARI NL 24.0 37 0 10 3.75 4.24 0.15 -0.32 102.7 3.86 1 0.1 .8 -0.1 0.2 2 .502 .500 $2,375,000
2014 32 LAA AL 3.0 8 0 2 6.00 5.62 -0.24 -0.42 91.0 4.95 -0 -0.0 1.2 -0.0 -0.0 -0 .494 .500
8 Seasons 234.2 354 0 94 3.61 4.59 0.06 -0.34 92.9 3.89 7 0.9 1.2 -0.6 2.4 27 .503 .502 $6,068,600
SDP (7 yrs) 198.1 287 0 75 3.40 4.59 0.04 -0.34 91.4 3.85 10 1.2 1.3 -0.4 2.6 27 .504 .502 $2,343,600
ARI (2 yrs) 33.1 59 0 17 4.59 4.51 0.24 -0.34 101.7 3.99 -2 -0.2 1.2 -0.2 -0.1 0 .496 .500 $3,725,000
LAA (1 yr) 3.0 8 0 2 6.00 5.62 -0.24 -0.42 91.0 4.95 -0 -0.0 1.2 -0.0 -0.0 -0 .494 .500

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
2007 25 SDP NL 22 85 78 6 13 4 0 1 3 0 6 16 .167 .235 .256 .492 .197 20 1 1 0 0 2 3
2008 26 SDP NL 25 128 110 25 42 8 1 4 1 0 13 17 .382 .437 .582 1.018 .413 64 3 0 2 3 2 1
2009 27 SDP NL 52 188 163 14 37 8 0 2 5 1 18 55 .227 .316 .313 .628 .324 51 4 4 1 2 7 0
2010 28 SDP NL 65 137 124 5 23 3 0 1 3 0 7 45 .185 .231 .234 .465 .275 29 0 1 3 2 2 1
2011 29 SDP NL 18 44 37 5 8 1 0 1 1 1 7 9 .216 .341 .324 .665 .259 12 0 0 0 0 1 0
2012 30 SDP NL 55 141 120 13 30 3 1 2 2 2 14 39 .250 .338 .342 .680 .346 41 1 3 2 2 3 2
2013 31 TOT NL 72 164 150 14 40 5 0 4 2 0 10 36 .267 .313 .380 .693 .321 57 5 1 1 2 0 1
2013 31 ARI NL 22 43 35 7 12 1 0 1 0 0 6 7 .343 .429 .457 .886 .393 16 3 0 1 1 0 0
2013 31 SDP NL 50 121 115 7 28 4 0 3 2 0 4 29 .243 .273 .357 .629 .298 41 2 1 0 1 0 1
2014 32 TOT MLB 45 118 109 12 30 6 0 3 2 1 4 26 .275 .316 .413 .729 .333 45 0 3 1 1 1 3
2014 32 ARI NL 37 100 93 10 23 4 0 3 2 1 3 25 .247 .283 .387 .670 .303 36 0 2 1 1 1 3
2014 32 LAA AL 8 18 16 2 7 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .438 .500 .563 1.063 .467 9 0 1 0 0 0 0
8 Yrs 354 1005 891 94 223 38 2 18 19 5 79 243 .250 .317 .358 .675 .319 319 14 13 10 12 18 11
162 Game Avg. 68 193 171 18 43 7 0 3 4 1 15 47 .250 .317 .358 .675 .319 61 3 2 2 2 3 2
MLB Averages .258 .325 .406 .732 .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
2007 25 SDP NL 5.8 0.6 87 0.0 1.3 -1.3 .86 0.3 -0.3 4.3 0.4 0.97 4.7 8 3 11
2008 26 SDP NL -14.3 -1.4 130 -1.7 1.8 -3.5 1.18 -1.0 -0.4 -15.3 -1.5 1.10 -11.3 12 5 7
2009 27 SDP NL 6.2 0.6 197 0.6 2.2 -1.6 .65 0.6 0.2 8.3 0.9 1.03 7.7 16 4 29
2010 28 SDP NL 10.6 1.1 140 0.0 1.7 -1.7 .88 0.9 -0.9 5.2 0.6 1.04 10.2 23 11 29
2011 29 SDP NL -0.7 -0.1 46 -0.1 0.4 -0.5 .65 0.2 -0.4 0.4 0.0 1.04 0.6 4 1 12
2012 30 SDP NL 1.0 0.1 150 -0.3 2.7 -3.0 1.25 -0.2 -0.0 2.2 0.2 1.14 -0.7 22 11 22
2013 31 TOT NL 2.7 0.3 169 0.1 3.3 -3.3 1.15 0.1 -0.0 9.1 1.0 1.05 1.8 31 11 25
2013 31 SDP NL 5.2 0.6 125 0.7 2.4 -1.8 1.11 0.4 0.2 9.4 1.1 1.03 5.2 19 9 17
2013 31 ARI NL -2.6 -0.3 44 -0.6 0.9 -1.5 1.25 -0.3 -0.2 -0.3 -0.0 1.11 -3.4 12 2 8
2014 32 TOT MLB 1.5 0.2 123 0.5 2.1 -1.6 1.00 -0.2 0.8 4.6 0.5 1.12 -2.2 12 6 27
2014 32 ARI NL 2.0 0.2 105 0.7 1.8 -1.1 .97 -0.1 0.8 5.1 0.5 1.13 -0.7 9 6 22
2014 32 LAA AL -0.6 -0.1 18 -0.2 0.3 -0.5 1.21 -0.1 -0.0 -0.5 -0.1 1.01 -1.5 3 0 5
8 Yrs 12.7 1.4 1042 -0.9 15.6 -16.5 .97 0.7 -1.7 18.8 2.1 1.07 10.8 128 52 162

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
2007 25 SDP NL 22 22 5 2 2 0 0 0 3 2 20 4 20% 7 .856 8 3 11 8 3 11 9 13 7 10 7 5 2.9 16
2008 26 SDP NL 25 25 7 0 4 3 0 3 0% 8 5 16 9 56% 7 1.179 12 5 7 10 5 10 7 18 6 9 8 5 3.1 20
2009 27 SDP NL 52 52 7 1 0 1 0 1 0% 11 9 43 7 16% 7 .654 16 4 29 14 6 32 24 28 12 25 15 15 2.6 16
2010 28 SDP NL 65 65 12 1 0 0 0 0 15 12 67 13 19% 7 .880 23 11 29 26 8 31 38 27 2 43 5 22 1.6 9
2011 29 SDP NL 18 18 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 16 3 19% 8 .646 4 1 12 5 3 10 9 9 0 13 2 2 1.7 10
2012 30 SDP NL 55 55 13 1 4 1 1 0 100% 19 14 46 7 15% 8 1.245 22 11 22 28 9 18 27 28 3 38 6 14 1.7 10
2013 31 TOT NL 72 72 16 3 2 4 0 4 0% 20 15 55 7 13% 1.150 31 11 25 29 16 27 36 36 2 51 5 22 1.6 9
2013 31 SDP NL 50 50 13 3 1 2 0 2 0% 13 11 36 4 11% 7 1.113 19 9 17 20 10 20 23 27 0 32 3 15 1.8 10
2013 31 ARI NL 22 22 3 0 1 2 0 2 0% 7 4 19 3 16% 7 1.254 12 2 8 9 6 7 13 9 2 19 2 7 1.3 8
2014 32 TOT MLB 45 45 8 2 1 1 0 1 0% 7 5 42 8 19% 1.004 12 6 27 13 6 26 26 19 3 32 5 13 1.8 10
2014 32 ARI NL 37 37 7 1 0 1 0 1 0% 5 4 37 8 22% 7 .967 9 6 22 11 3 23 22 15 3 25 4 9 1.9 11
2014 32 LAA AL 8 8 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 5 0 0% 6 1.210 3 0 5 2 3 3 4 4 0 7 1 4 1.1 9
8 Yrs 354 354 73 10 13 10 1 9 10% 85 64 305 58 19% .973 128 52 162 133 56 165 176 178 35 221 53 98 2.0 12

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%
2007 25 SDP NL 85 34% 1.2% 18.8% 7.1% 5.9% 39% 1.21 1.35 72% 11% 4.2% 14% 14 1 7%
2008 26 SDP NL 128 27% 3.1% 13.3% 10.2% 10.2% 31% 0.72 1.36 72% 27% 9.3% 20% 31 3 10%
2009 27 SDP NL 188 47% 1.1% 29.3% 9.6% 5.3% 27% 0.76 0.98 57% 20% 4.0% 19% 35 4 11%
2010 28 SDP NL 137 52% 0.7% 32.9% 5.1% 2.9% 17% 0.70 1.00 58% 19% 2.4% 13% 25 0 0%
2011 29 SDP NL 44 50% 2.3% 20.5% 15.9% 4.6% 25% 0.63 0.67 61% 18% 8.3% 25% 8 0 0%
2012 30 SDP NL 141 51% 1.4% 27.7% 9.9% 4.3% 20% 0.72 0.80 57% 16% 5.4% 21% 35 1 3%
2013 31 TOT NL 164 59% 2.4% 22.0% 6.1% 5.5% 23% 0.57 0.91 68% 25% 6.2% 10% 33 5 15%
2013 31 SDP NL 121 58% 2.5% 24.0% 3.3% 5.8% 25% 0.73 1.03 69% 21% 6.7% 8% 23 2 9%
2013 31 ARI NL 43 63% 2.3% 16.3% 14.0% 4.7% 17% 0.22 0.62 65% 37% 5.0% 13% 10 3 30%
2014 32 TOT MLB 118 58% 2.5% 22.0% 3.4% 7.6% 30% 0.46 0.56 69% 24% 6.4% 16% 23 0 0%
2014 32 ARI NL 100 56% 3.0% 25.0% 3.0% 7.0% 30% 0.35 0.41 66% 23% 7.1% 18% 20 0 0%
2014 32 LAA AL 18 67% 0.0% 5.6% 5.6% 11.1% 29% 1.60 3.00 83% 27% 0.0% 0% 3 0 0%
8 Yrs 1005 48% 1.8% 24.2% 7.9% 5.8% 26% 0.69 0.94 64% 21% 5.6% 16% 204 14 7%
MLB Averages 45% 2.6% 18.7% 8.3% 7.6% 33% 0.81 1.09 69% 20% 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
2007 25 SDP NL 85 356 4.19 233 67.0% 30.0% 12.9% 30.5% 26.6% 70.0% 6.5% 46.8% 81.6% 69.4% 2.4% 2 0 31.8% 27 9 0 4 12 25.0% 1 0 0 0 0
2008 26 SDP NL 129 506 3.92 328 65.9% 25.0% 9.1% 36.0% 29.9% 75.0% 4.5% 49.4% 87.8% 56.6% 3.9% 5 1 29.5% 38 19 2 6 11 35.3% 3 2 -1 0 0
2009 27 SDP NL 189 820 4.34 508 63.9% 33.1% 17.5% 27.6% 21.9% 66.9% 8.0% 42.8% 73.8% 57.1% 9.5% 18 10 24.3% 46 10 1 15 40 27.3% 3 1 -1 0 0
2010 28 SDP NL 137 559 4.08 374 67.5% 27.5% 18.7% 31.3% 22.5% 72.5% 2.7% 48.9% 74.2% 63.5% 2.9% 4 3 27.0% 37 18 0 8 37 17.8% 8 0 0 0 0
2011 29 SDP NL 45 184 4.09 115 63.9% 23.5% 15.7% 36.5% 24.3% 76.5% 5.8% 48.9% 79.5% 73.3% 6.7% 3 0 24.4% 11 5 0 1 8 11.1% 3 2 -1 0 0
2012 30 SDP NL 141 533 3.78 340 65.3% 25.9% 19.7% 29.4% 25.0% 74.1% 6.2% 48.4% 73.4% 63.8% 5.0% 7 3 33.3% 47 21 2 6 33 15.4% 6 1 0 0 0
2013 31 TOT NL 164 676 4.12 445 65.8% 24.7% 16.9% 32.1% 26.3% 75.3% 0.0% 49.6% 77.6% 62.2% 3.7% 6 6 42.7% 70 35 3 8 28 22.2% 8 0 0 0 0
2013 31 SDP NL 121 495 4.09 333 67.3% 26.1% 15.3% 32.4% 26.1% 73.9% 0.0% 49.7% 79.3% 63.6% 4.1% 5 5 43.8% 53 26 2 8 21 27.6% 6 0 0 0 0
2013 31 ARI NL 43 181 4.21 112 61.9% 20.5% 21.4% 31.3% 26.8% 79.5% 0.0% 49.2% 73.0% 58.1% 2.3% 1 1 39.5% 17 9 1 0 7 0.0% 2 0 0 0 0
2014 32 TOT MLB 118 470 3.98 332 71.2% 19.0% 17.8% 37.7% 25.6% 81.0% 2.9% 57.7% 78.1% 67.8% 2.5% 3 1 39.0% 46 29 2 3 23 11.5% 5 1 0 0 0
2014 32 ARI NL 100 402 4.02 288 72.4% 18.4% 19.4% 37.8% 24.3% 81.6% 3.5% 59.0% 76.2% 69.0% 3.0% 3 1 45.0% 45 29 2 3 22 12.0% 5 1 0 0 0
2014 32 LAA AL 18 68 3.78 44 64.7% 22.7% 6.8% 36.4% 34.1% 77.3% 0.0% 50.0% 91.2% 61.1% 0.0% 0 0 5.6% 1 0 0 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0 0 0
8 Yrs 1008 4104 4.07 2675 66.2% 26.6% 16.4% 32.0% 25.0% 73.4% 4.6% 48.6% 77.7% 62.7% 4.8% 48 24 31.9% 322 146 10 51 192 21.0% 37 7 -3 0 0
MLB Averages 3.81 63.4% 27.7% 15.2% 27.1% 30.0% 72.3% 1.5% 45.8% 78.9% 59.2% 4.9% 23.1% 24.6%

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
2007 25 SDP NL 85 13 1 0 1 0 6 0 1 1 0 12 3 2 25% 3 0 0 23 3 0 100% 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 26 SDP NL 128 42 5 2 4 1 10 1 3 1 3 17 11 0 65% 1 0 0 49 1 0 100% 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
2009 27 SDP NL 188 37 7 1 2 0 12 1 1 1 1 16 8 2 50% 0 2 1 71 5 1 83% 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 8 0
2010 28 SDP NL 137 23 4 1 1 0 9 0 1 0 1 9 6 1 67% 1 0 0 49 3 0 100% 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2011 29 SDP NL 44 8 2 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 50% 0 0 0 18 1 1 50% 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
2012 30 SDP NL 141 30 5 0 2 0 7 0 2 0 2 9 6 2 67% 2 0 2 61 2 2 50% 1 2 1 0 0 0 2 2 7 0
2013 31 TOT NL 164 40 2 1 4 0 10 3 1 3 1 11 2 1 18% 1 3 0 63 2 0 100% 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0
2013 31 SDP NL 121 28 2 1 3 0 7 3 0 2 1 8 1 0 13% 1 2 0 43 2 0 100% 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
2013 31 ARI NL 43 12 0 0 1 0 3 0 1 1 0 3 1 1 33% 0 1 0 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
2014 32 TOT MLB 118 30 3 1 3 0 9 1 2 1 2 9 2 2 22% 3 1 0 52 2 1 67% 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 0
2014 32 ARI NL 100 23 2 0 3 0 9 1 2 1 2 9 2 2 22% 3 1 0 42 2 1 67% 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 0
2014 32 LAA AL 18 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Yrs 1005 223 29 6 18 1 65 7 11 7 11 85 39 11 46% 11 6 3 386 19 5 79% 14 3 5 1 0 1 3 3 32 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+
2007 25 2 2 .500 1.29 22 0 5 0 0 0 21.0 13 6 3 1 6 2 16 1 0 0 85 316 0.905 5.6 0.4 2.6 6.9 2.67 316
2008 26 2 6 .250 5.21 47 0 12 0 0 0 46.2 55 31 27 5 19 4 33 1 0 0 213 76 1.586 10.6 1.0 3.7 6.4 1.74 76
2009 27 3 6 .333 4.03 99 0 19 0 0 0 91.2 92 45 41 7 37 11 88 5 1 2 401 96 1.407 9.0 0.7 3.6 8.6 2.38 96
2010 28 4 6 .400 3.27 164 0 31 0 0 0 126.2 115 50 46 8 44 13 133 6 1 2 538 117 1.255 8.2 0.6 3.1 9.5 3.02 117
2011 29 4 6 .400 3.36 182 0 36 0 0 0 136.2 123 55 51 9 51 14 142 6 1 2 582 114 1.273 8.1 0.6 3.4 9.4 2.78 114
2012 30 5 10 .333 3.37 237 0 49 0 0 1 168.1 153 68 63 11 65 17 181 9 2 2 723 112 1.295 8.2 0.6 3.5 9.7 2.78 112
2013 31 8 12 .400 3.34 309 0 65 0 0 1 207.2 193 82 77 15 75 17 217 10 2 5 887 113 1.291 8.4 0.7 3.3 9.4 2.89 113
2014 32 10 13 .435 3.30 354 0 73 0 0 1 234.2 223 94 86 18 79 18 243 13 2 6 1005 114 1.287 8.6 0.7 3.0 9.3 3.08 114

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
2007 25 1 1 .500 2.57 21.0 14 7 6 1 6 16 1 0.952 6.0 2.6 6.9 2.67 0.4 22
2008 26 1 2 .333 8.65 26.0 46 28 25 4 14 17 0 2.308 15.9 4.8 5.9 1.21 1.4 25
2009 27 3 2 .600 2.80 45.0 40 15 14 2 19 55 4 1.311 8.0 3.8 11.0 2.89 0.4 52
2010 28 2 2 .500 1.29 35.0 24 6 5 1 7 45 1 0.886 6.2 1.8 11.6 6.43 0.3 65
2011 29 0 1 .000 4.50 10.0 9 6 5 1 8 9 0 1.700 8.1 7.2 8.1 1.13 0.9 18
2012 30 2 2 .500 3.94 32.0 33 15 14 2 15 39 3 1.500 9.3 4.2 11.0 2.60 0.6 55
2013 31 2 2 .500 3.23 39.0 44 16 14 4 11 36 1 1.410 10.2 2.5 8.3 3.27 0.9 72
2014 32 2 1 .667 3.67 27.0 31 12 11 3 4 26 3 1.296 10.3 1.3 8.7 6.50 1.0 45
8 Yrs 13 13 .500 3.60 235.0 241 105 94 18 84 243 13 1.383 9.2 9.3 2.89 0.7 354



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1938 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 5 (1354), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
JAWS Relief Pitcher (795th), 2.6 career WAR/4.0 7yr-peak WAR/3.3 JAWS
Average HOF RP (out of 5) = 40.6 career WAR/28.2 7yr-peak WAR/34.4 JAWS

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Summation of season totals only works for the initial case when the table is in year order. On a sorted table the results may get a bit goofy.

HIGHLIGHTING: Adding a range or series of player's career seasons or career game numbers (like '#1972:batting_standard', '#1970-1980-sum:batting_standard', or '#1998,1999,2001,2002,sum:pitching_standard') onto the end of a player page url causes the seasons to the highlighted and summed. After changing address bar, reload the page to see highlighting. This will work even in links e-mailed to others. Note that for tables with multiple pages the first table is the default. If you want to create a sum for a table other than the first one, select the rows and after the summation window appears click on "permanent link" link.

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