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Matt Whisenant

Matthew Michael Whisenant

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 215 lb.

Born: June 8, 1971 in Los Angeles, CA
High School: La Canada HS (La Canada, CA)
School: Glendale Community College (Glendale, CA)
Drafted
by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 18th round of the 1989 amateur draft.
Signed May 8, 1990. (All Transactions)
Debut: July 4, 1997 (Age 26.026, 14,699th in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1998 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Royals/Padres/Marlins 1997-2000

Last Game: May 29, 2000 (Age 28.356)
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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
1997 26 TOT MLB 1 0 1.000 4.57 28 0 5 0 0 0 21.2 19 13 11 0 18 0 20 3 0 3 105 103 4.17 1.708 7.9 0.0 7.5 8.3 1.11
1997 26 FLA NL 0 0 16.88 4 0 2 0 0 0 2.2 4 6 5 0 6 0 4 0 0 0 19 27 6.86 3.750 13.5 0.0 20.3 13.5 0.67
1997 26 KCR AL 1 0 1.000 2.84 24 0 3 0 0 0 19.0 15 7 6 0 12 0 16 3 0 3 86 167 3.79 1.421 7.1 0.0 5.7 7.6 1.33
1998 27 KCR AL 2 1 .667 4.90 70 0 23 0 0 2 60.2 61 37 33 3 33 2 45 3 0 9 267 98 4.08 1.549 9.0 0.4 4.9 6.7 1.36
1999 28 TOT MLB 4 5 .444 5.63 67 0 25 0 0 1 54.1 50 34 34 4 36 2 37 7 0 1 244 86 5.10 1.583 8.3 0.7 6.0 6.1 1.03
1999 28 KCR AL 4 4 .500 6.35 48 0 21 0 0 1 39.2 40 28 28 4 26 1 27 7 0 1 184 79 5.58 1.664 9.1 0.9 5.9 6.1 1.04
1999 28 SDP NL 0 1 .000 3.68 19 0 4 0 0 0 14.2 10 6 6 0 10 1 10 0 0 0 60 117 3.82 1.364 6.1 0.0 6.1 6.1 1.00
2000 29 SDP NL 2 2 .500 3.80 24 0 12 0 0 0 21.1 16 12 9 1 17 1 12 0 0 5 95 114 5.01 1.547 6.8 0.4 7.2 5.1 0.71
4 Yrs 9 8 .529 4.96 189 0 65 0 0 3 158.0 146 96 87 8 104 5 114 13 0 18 711 95 4.57 1.582 8.3 0.5 5.9 6.5 1.10
162 Game Avg. 3 3 .529 4.96 68 0 23 0 0 1 57 53 35 31 3 37 2 41 5 0 6 256 95 4.57 1.582 8.3 0.5 5.9 6.5 1.10
KCR (3 yrs) 7 5 .583 5.05 142 0 47 0 0 3 119.1 116 72 67 7 71 3 88 13 0 13 537 96 4.53 1.567 8.7 0.5 5.4 6.6 1.24
SDP (2 yrs) 2 3 .400 3.75 43 0 16 0 0 0 36.0 26 18 15 1 27 2 22 0 0 5 155 115 4.52 1.472 6.5 0.3 6.8 5.5 0.81
FLA (1 yr) 0 0 16.88 4 0 2 0 0 0 2.2 4 6 5 0 6 0 4 0 0 0 19 27 6.86 3.750 13.5 0.0 20.3 13.5 0.67
AL (3 yrs) 7 5 .583 5.05 142 0 47 0 0 3 119.1 116 72 67 7 71 3 88 13 0 13 537 96 4.53 1.567 8.7 0.5 5.4 6.6 1.24
NL (3 yrs) 2 3 .400 4.66 47 0 18 0 0 0 38.2 30 24 20 1 33 2 26 0 0 5 174 93 4.68 1.629 7.0 0.2 7.7 6.1 0.79
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
1997 26 FLA NL 2.2 4 0 6 20.25 5.31 -0.03 -0.40 92.6 4.57 -5 -0.4 .1 0.2 -0.2 -4 .392 .497 $150,000
1997 26 KCR AL 19.0 24 0 7 3.32 5.07 0.29 -0.38 102.6 4.52 2 0.2 1.5 0.0 0.5 5 .510 .501 $150,000
1998 27 KCR AL 60.2 70 0 37 5.49 5.12 -0.06 -0.39 101.4 4.86 -4 -0.4 1.3 -0.2 0.1 3 .494 .498 $185,000
1999 28 KCR AL 39.2 48 0 28 6.35 5.38 0.20 -0.40 104.6 5.00 -6 -0.6 1.3 -0.2 -0.3 -1 .488 .497 $270,000
1999 28 SDP NL 14.2 19 0 6 3.68 5.23 0.12 -0.40 93.4 4.41 1 0.1 1.4 -0.0 0.2 3 .506 .501
2000 29 SDP NL 21.1 24 0 12 5.06 5.00 -0.06 -0.38 96.9 4.53 -1 -0.1 1.1 -0.0 0.0 1 .495 .499 $450,000
4 Seasons 158.0 189 0 96 5.47 5.18 0.07 -0.39 100.9 4.76 -13 -1.2 1.3 -0.2 0.3 5 .494 .498 $1,205,000
KCR (3 yrs) 119.1 142 0 72 5.43 5.20 0.08 -0.39 102.7 4.85 -8 -0.7 1.4 -0.4 0.2 6 .495 .498 $605,000
SDP (2 yrs) 36.0 43 0 18 4.50 5.09 0.01 -0.39 95.5 4.48 -0 -0.0 1.2 -0.1 0.3 3 .500 .500 $450,000
FLA (1 yr) 2.2 4 0 6 20.25 5.31 -0.03 -0.40 92.6 4.57 -5 -0.4 .1 0.2 -0.2 -4 .392 .497 $150,000

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
1997 26 FLA NL 4 19 12 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 6 4 .333 .556 .333 .889 .500 4 0 0 1 0 0 2
1997 26 KCR AL 24 86 71 7 15 2 0 0 0 0 12 16 .211 .349 .239 .588 .273 17 2 3 0 0 0 1
1997 26 TOT MLB 28 105 83 13 19 2 0 0 0 0 18 20 .229 .385 .253 .638 .302 21 2 3 1 0 0 3
1998 27 KCR AL 70 267 225 37 61 8 0 3 2 1 33 45 .271 .365 .347 .711 .319 78 9 3 1 5 2 3
1999 28 KCR AL 48 184 150 28 40 6 1 4 3 0 26 27 .267 .399 .400 .799 .303 60 7 7 1 0 1 1
1999 28 SDP NL 19 60 50 6 10 2 0 0 0 1 10 10 .200 .333 .240 .573 .250 12 3 0 0 0 1 0
1999 28 TOT MLB 67 244 200 34 50 8 1 4 3 1 36 37 .250 .383 .360 .743 .289 72 10 7 1 0 2 1
2000 29 SDP NL 24 95 75 12 16 3 0 1 2 0 17 12 .213 .351 .293 .644 .234 22 3 0 1 2 1 3
4 Yrs 189 711 583 96 146 21 1 8 7 2 104 114 .250 .372 .331 .703 .295 193 24 13 4 7 5 10
162 Game Avg. 68 256 210 35 53 8 0 3 3 1 37 41 .250 .372 .331 .703 .295 69 9 5 1 3 2 4
MLB Averages .269 .340 .428 .768 .301

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg PtchR PtchW Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI LevHi LevMd LevLo
1997 26 TOT MLB -0.3 -0.0 109 0.2 1.4 -1.2 .74 -0.1 0.4 -5.2 -0.5 1.13 -1.2 12 2 14
1997 26 FLA NL -4.0 -0.4 19 -0.0 0.0 -0.1 .16 -0.3 0.0 -4.1 -0.4 1.29 -2.8 0 0 4
1997 26 KCR AL 3.7 0.4 90 0.2 1.3 -1.1 .86 0.2 0.1 -1.0 -0.1 1.09 1.6 12 2 10
1998 27 KCR AL -1.3 -0.1 278 1.7 6.4 -4.8 1.25 0.4 1.0 -0.9 -0.1 1.10 2.4 29 12 27
1999 28 TOT MLB -3.3 -0.3 248 -0.7 4.2 -4.9 1.19 0.2 -0.8 -0.1 0.0 1.06 0.3 26 7 31
1999 28 KCR AL -4.7 -0.4 187 -0.6 3.1 -3.8 1.18 -0.0 -0.5 -3.4 -0.3 1.03 -3.3 19 4 23
1999 28 SDP NL 1.4 0.1 61 -0.1 1.0 -1.1 1.22 0.2 -0.3 3.3 0.3 1.13 3.6 7 3 8
2000 29 SDP NL 0.3 0.0 102 -0.6 1.5 -2.1 1.09 -0.1 -0.5 -2.8 -0.3 1.09 -0.5 9 1 13
4 Yrs -4.6 -0.4 737 0.5 13.5 -12.9 1.13 0.3 0.1 -8.9 -0.8 1.09 1.0 76 22 85

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
1997 26 TOT MLB 28 28 5 1 0 0 0 0 6 5 23 7 30% .735 12 2 14 7 5 16 14 14 4 18 6 4 2.3 15
1997 26 FLA NL 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 .163 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 4 0 2 0 0 2.0 22
1997 26 KCR AL 24 24 3 1 0 0 0 0 6 5 23 7 30% 8 .861 12 2 10 7 5 12 14 10 4 16 6 4 2.4 14
1998 27 KCR AL 70 70 23 2 1 5 2 3 40% 22 16 64 20 31% 8 1.248 29 12 27 28 8 34 39 31 13 29 20 18 2.6 14
1999 28 TOT MLB 67 67 25 4 5 5 1 4 20% 19 11 54 19 35% 1.189 26 7 31 26 10 31 28 39 10 28 15 20 2.4 14
1999 28 KCR AL 48 48 21 4 4 4 1 3 25% 13 6 39 12 31% 8 1.181 19 4 23 19 7 22 21 27 9 20 14 14 2.5 15
1999 28 SDP NL 19 19 4 0 1 1 0 1 0% 6 5 15 7 47% 8 1.215 7 3 8 7 3 9 7 12 1 8 1 6 2.3 13
2000 29 SDP NL 24 24 12 2 2 3 0 3 0% 4 1 17 6 35% 9 1.088 9 1 13 8 4 12 11 13 5 9 5 11 2.7 16
4 Yrs 189 189 65 9 8 13 3 10 23% 51 33 158 52 33% 1.131 76 22 85 69 27 93 92 97 32 84 46 53 2.5 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%
1997 26 TOT MLB 105 49% 0.0% 19.1% 17.1% 1.9% 11% 1.58 1.50 60% 14% 0.0% 8% 29 2 7%
1997 26 FLA NL 19 42% 0.0% 21.1% 31.6% 0.0% 0% 2.50 0.33 42% 11% 0.0% 0% 9 0 0%
1997 26 KCR AL 86 50% 0.0% 18.6% 14.0% 2.3% 13% 1.50 1.73 64% 15% 0.0% 9% 20 2 10%
1998 27 KCR AL 267 40% 1.1% 16.9% 12.4% 4.1% 18% 1.02 1.35 68% 21% 3.8% 11% 81 9 11%
1999 28 TOT MLB 244 40% 1.6% 15.2% 14.8% 5.3% 26% 1.13 1.84 65% 22% 5.6% 7% 69 10 14%
1999 28 KCR AL 184 38% 2.2% 14.7% 14.1% 6.0% 28% 1.10 1.79 65% 21% 7.3% 5% 48 7 15%
1999 28 SDP NL 60 48% 0.0% 16.7% 16.7% 3.3% 20% 1.22 2.00 67% 25% 0.0% 11% 21 3 14%
2000 29 SDP NL 95 45% 1.1% 12.6% 17.9% 4.2% 25% 1.71 3.00 67% 20% 4.5% 8% 29 3 10%
4 Yrs 711 42% 1.1% 16.0% 14.6% 4.2% 21% 1.20 1.70 66% 20% 4.1% 9% 208 24 12%
MLB Averages 46% 2.8% 16.7% 9.2% 7.9% 33% 0.77 1.08 70% 22% 8.1% 14% 10%

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
1997 26 TOT MLB 98 395 4.03 229 58.0% 26.6% 18.8% 28.4% 26.2% 73.4% 0.0% 42.5% 74.4% 53.1% 7.1% 7 5 19.4% 19 11 1 4 15 21.1% 3 2 7 0 0
1997 26 FLA NL 13 65 5.00 37 56.9% 18.9% 32.4% 35.1% 13.5% 81.1% 0.0% 46.2% 60.0% 53.8% 15.4% 2 2 46.2% 6 4 0 0 3 0.0% 1 0 6 0 0
1997 26 KCR AL 85 330 3.88 192 58.2% 28.1% 16.1% 27.1% 28.6% 71.9% 0.0% 41.8% 77.5% 52.9% 5.9% 5 3 15.3% 13 7 1 4 12 25.0% 2 2 1 0 0
1998 27 KCR AL 268 1000 3.73 611 61.6% 24.7% 17.7% 27.2% 30.4% 75.3% 2.1% 46.4% 76.5% 59.3% 6.0% 16 7 20.9% 56 26 3 14 31 31.1% 5 7 0 0 0
1999 28 TOT MLB 244 936 3.84 520 56.0% 24.2% 15.6% 28.7% 31.5% 75.8% 1.9% 42.5% 79.4% 46.7% 9.8% 24 7 14.8% 36 17 2 10 27 27.0% 4 15 0 0 0
1999 28 KCR AL 184 696 3.78 386 55.8% 24.1% 15.5% 28.2% 32.1% 75.9% 1.3% 42.3% 79.5% 46.7% 9.2% 17 4 14.7% 27 14 1 8 19 29.6% 4 12 0 0 0
1999 28 SDP NL 60 240 4.00 134 56.8% 24.6% 15.7% 29.9% 29.9% 75.4% 3.8% 42.8% 79.2% 46.7% 11.7% 7 3 15.0% 9 3 1 2 8 20.0% 0 3 0 0 0
2000 29 SDP NL 95 389 4.09 214 55.6% 29.4% 9.3% 30.4% 30.8% 70.6% 2.3% 39.2% 86.8% 54.7% 6.3% 6 2 13.7% 13 3 0 6 6 50.0% 1 3 0 0 0
4 Yrs 705 2720 3.86 1574 58.3% 25.5% 16.0% 28.3% 30.2% 74.5% 1.7% 43.4% 78.5% 53.5% 7.5% 53 21 17.6% 124 57 6 34 79 30.1% 13 27 6 0 0
MLB Averages 3.72 61.7% 26.3% 14.9% 26.8% 32.0% 73.7% 1.4% 45.4% 79.7% 56.4% 5.6% 19.4% 28.2%

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
1997 26 TOT MLB 105 19 3 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 9 4 1 44% 3 3 2 48 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
1997 26 FLA NL 19 4 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 67% 2 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1997 26 KCR AL 86 15 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 6 2 1 33% 1 3 2 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
1998 27 KCR AL 267 61 16 0 3 0 16 2 1 1 2 20 12 3 60% 3 9 0 127 2 1 67% 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 17 0
1999 28 TOT MLB 244 50 7 1 4 0 14 2 2 4 0 16 7 7 44% 1 1 1 106 3 1 75% 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
1999 28 KCR AL 184 40 5 1 4 0 9 2 2 4 0 10 3 4 30% 1 1 0 82 3 0 100% 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1999 28 SDP NL 60 10 2 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 6 4 3 67% 0 0 1 24 0 1 0% 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
2000 29 SDP NL 95 16 3 0 1 0 7 1 0 0 1 10 6 1 60% 3 5 0 44 2 0 100% 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
4 Yrs 711 146 29 1 8 0 43 5 3 5 3 55 29 12 53% 10 18 3 325 7 2 78% 7 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 37 0
MLB Averages 55% 69%

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+
1997 26 1 0 1.000 4.57 28 0 5 0 0 0 21.2 19 13 11 0 18 0 20 3 0 3 105 103 1.708 7.9 0.0 7.5 8.3 1.11 103
1998 27 3 1 .750 4.81 98 0 28 0 0 2 82.1 80 50 44 3 51 2 65 6 0 12 372 99 1.591 8.7 0.3 5.6 7.1 1.27 99
1999 28 7 6 .538 5.14 165 0 53 0 0 3 136.2 130 84 78 7 87 4 102 13 0 13 616 93 1.588 8.6 0.5 5.7 6.7 1.17 93
2000 29 9 8 .529 4.96 189 0 65 0 0 3 158.0 146 96 87 8 104 5 114 13 0 18 711 95 1.582 8.3 0.5 5.9 6.5 1.10 95

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
1997 26 1 1 .500 4.09 22.0 18 11 10 0 17 20 3 1.591 7.4 7.0 8.2 1.18 0.0 28
1998 27 3 4 .429 4.28 61.0 57 32 29 3 31 45 3 1.443 8.4 4.6 6.6 1.45 0.4 70
1999 28 3 3 .500 4.33 54.0 47 29 26 4 34 37 7 1.500 7.8 5.7 6.2 1.09 0.7 67
2000 29 1 1 .500 4.71 21.0 16 12 11 1 17 12 0 1.571 6.9 7.3 5.1 0.71 0.4 24
4 Yrs 8 9 .471 4.33 158.0 138 84 76 8 99 114 13 1.500 7.9 6.5 1.15 0.5 189



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