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Mike Birkbeck

Michael Lawrence Birkbeck

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: March 10, 1961 in Orrville, Ohio, United States
School: University of Akron (Akron, OH)

Drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 11th round of the 1982 MLB June Amateur Draft from University of Akron (Akron, OH) and the Milwaukee Brewers in the 4th round of the 1983 MLB June Amateur Draft from University of Akron (Akron, OH).

Major League Stats

Register Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg 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
1983 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-Rk MIL 5 5 .500 2.80 4.33 14 12 0 0 0 0 70.2 52 34 22 3 34 2 76 4 0 6 1.217 6.6 0.4 4.3 9.7 2.24
1983 22 2.1 Paintsville APPY Rk MIL 3 1 .750 1.88 3.77 7 5 0 0 0 0 28.2 17 12 6 1 17 1 38 2 0 3 1.186 5.3 0.3 5.3 11.9 2.24
1983 22 0.2 Beloit MIDW A MIL 2 4 .333 3.43 4.71 7 7 0 0 0 0 42.0 35 22 16 2 17 1 38 2 0 3 1.238 7.5 0.4 3.6 8.1 2.24
1984 23 1.1 Beloit MIDW A MIL 14 3 .824 2.18 2.89 26 25 1 6 2 0 177.2 134 57 43 5 64 3 164 1 1 13 1.114 6.8 0.3 3.2 8.3 2.56
1985 24 0.7 El Paso TL AA MIL 9 9 .500 3.43 3.89 24 24 0 4 0 0 155.0 154 67 59 9 64 4 103 1 1 11 1.406 8.9 0.5 3.7 6.0 1.61
1986 25 -0.8 Vancouver PCL AAA MIL 12 6 .667 4.62 5.49 23 23 0 2 0 0 134.1 160 82 69 9 39 4 81 2 0 6 1.481 10.7 0.6 2.6 5.4 2.08
1986 25 -3.2 MIL AL MLB MIL 1 1 .500 4.50 4.91 7 4 2 0 0 0 22.0 24 12 11 0 12 0 13 0 0 1 97 1.636 9.8 0.0 4.9 5.3 1.08
1987 26 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-A MIL 0 1 .000 6.00 15.00 2 2 0 0 0 0 9.0 13 15 6 0 4 0 8 0 1 0 1.889 13.0 0.0 4.0 8.0 2.00
1987 26 4.1 Beloit MIDW A MIL 0 0 2.08 8.31 1 1 0 0 0 0 4.1 4 4 1 0 1 0 7 0 0 0 1.154 8.3 0.0 2.1 14.5 7.00
1987 26 -0.5 Denver AA AAA MIL 0 1 .000 9.64 21.21 1 1 0 0 0 0 4.2 9 11 5 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 2.571 17.4 0.0 5.8 1.9 0.33
1987 26 -2.6 MIL AL MLB MIL 1 4 .200 6.20 6.60 10 10 0 1 0 0 45.0 63 33 31 8 19 0 25 0 0 2 210 1.822 12.6 1.6 3.8 5.0 1.32
1988 27 0.6 Denver AA AAA MIL 4 1 .800 2.01 2.01 5 5 0 4 0 0 44.2 30 10 10 1 10 0 30 0 2 1 0.896 6.0 0.2 2.0 6.0 3.00
1988 27 -1.5 MIL AL MLB MIL 10 8 .556 4.72 5.01 23 23 0 0 0 0 124.0 141 69 65 10 37 1 64 1 11 0 538 1.435 10.2 0.7 2.7 4.6 1.73
1989 28 1.5 Denver AA AAA MIL 2 2 .500 3.04 3.42 5 5 0 0 0 0 23.2 26 9 8 2 10 1 9 0 1 2 1.521 9.9 0.8 3.8 3.4 0.90
1989 28 -0.5 MIL AL MLB MIL 0 4 .000 5.44 6.45 9 9 0 1 0 0 44.2 57 32 27 4 22 2 31 3 0 1 214 1.769 11.5 0.8 4.4 6.2 1.41
1990 29 2.4 Denver AA AAA MIL 3 8 .273 5.33 6.82 21 20 0 0 0 0 96.1 102 73 57 6 36 0 69 2 2 7 1.433 9.5 0.6 3.4 6.4 1.92
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg 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
1991 30 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA CLE 2 3 .400 3.30 3.50 24 3 16 0 0 5 46.1 43 18 17 1 21 3 43 0 2 2 196 1.381 8.4 0.2 4.1 8.4 2.05
1991 30 6.0 Canton-Akron EL AA CLE 2 3 .400 3.89 3.89 21 2 14 0 0 5 39.1 39 17 17 1 18 3 40 0 2 2 170 1.449 8.9 0.2 4.1 9.2 2.22
1991 30 4.1 Colorado Springs PCL AAA CLE 0 0 0.00 1.29 3 1 2 0 0 0 7.0 4 1 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 26 1.000 5.1 0.0 3.9 3.9 1.00
1992 31 4.9 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 4 10 .286 4.08 4.69 21 19 0 3 0 0 117.0 108 61 53 9 31 0 101 2 3 9 481 1.188 8.3 0.7 2.4 7.8 3.26
1992 31 2.7 NYM NL MLB NYM 0 1 .000 9.00 9.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 7.0 12 7 7 3 1 1 2 0 0 1 33 1.857 15.4 3.9 1.3 2.6 2.00
1993 32 5.9 Richmond IL AAA ATL 13 8 .619 3.11 3.78 27 26 0 1 0 0 159.1 143 67 55 10 41 0 136 9 1 11 654 1.155 8.1 0.6 2.3 7.7 3.32
1994 33 7.1 Richmond IL AAA ATL 13 6 .684 2.73 3.17 28 28 0 1 0 0 164.2 145 58 50 8 46 0 143 2 2 5 658 1.160 7.9 0.4 2.5 7.8 3.11
1995 34 7.4 Norfolk IL AAA NYM 5 3 .625 2.36 3.38 9 9 0 0 0 0 53.1 52 20 14 2 13 0 39 1 0 1 215 1.219 8.8 0.3 2.2 6.6 3.00
1995 34 6.9 Yokohama JPCL Fgn 2 0 1.000 2.82 2.82 8 6 0 1 1 0 38.1 37 12 12 2 8 0 24 1 0 0 153 1.174 8.7 0.5 1.9 5.6 3.00
1995 34 6.1 NYM NL MLB NYM 0 1 .000 1.63 1.63 4 4 0 0 0 0 27.2 22 5 5 2 2 0 14 0 1 3 104 0.867 7.2 0.7 0.7 4.6 7.00
1996 35 7.5 Yokohama JPCL Fgn 0 2 .000 11.81 11.81 4 4 0 0 0 0 10.2 19 14 14 1 5 0 3 0 0 1 54 2.250 16.0 0.8 4.2 2.5 0.60
MLB (6 seasons) MLB 12 19 .387 4.86 5.26 54 51 2 2 0 0 270.1 319 158 146 27 93 4 149 4 12 8 1196 1.524 10.6 0.9 3.1 5.0 1.60
Minors (13 seasons) Minors 86 65 .570 3.33 4.10 229 201 17 21 2 5 1252.0 1162 571 463 65 413 17 1002 24 16 74 2204 1.258 8.4 0.5 3.0 7.2 2.43
Foreign (2 seasons) Foreign 2 2 .500 4.78 4.78 12 10 0 1 1 0 49.0 56 26 26 3 13 0 27 1 0 1 207 1.408 10.3 0.6 2.4 5.0 2.08
All Levels (14 Seasons) 100 86 .538 3.64 4.32 295 262 19 24 3 5 1571.1 1537 755 635 95 519 21 1178 29 28 83 3607 1.308 8.8 0.5 3.0 6.7 2.27
A (3 seasons) Minors 16 7 .696 2.41 3.33 34 33 1 6 2 0 224.0 173 83 60 7 82 4 209 3 1 16 1.138 7.0 0.3 3.3 8.4 2.55
AA (2 seasons) Minors 11 12 .478 3.52 3.89 45 26 14 4 0 5 194.1 193 84 76 10 82 7 143 1 3 13 170 1.415 8.9 0.5 3.8 6.6 1.74
AAA (10 seasons) Minors 56 45 .554 3.59 4.38 143 137 2 11 0 0 805.0 779 392 321 47 232 5 612 18 12 42 2034 1.256 8.7 0.5 2.6 6.8 2.64
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1983 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-Rk MIL 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983 22 1.7 Paintsville APPY Rk MIL 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983 22 0.5 Beloit MIDW A MIL 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 23 1.3 Beloit MIDW A MIL 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1985 24 0.6 El Paso TL AA MIL 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1986 25 -0.5 Vancouver PCL AAA MIL 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1986 25 -3.8 MIL AL MLB MIL 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1987 26 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AAA MIL 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1987 26 4.1 Beloit MIDW A MIL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1987 26 0.1 Denver AA AAA MIL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1987 26 -2.4 MIL AL MLB MIL 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1988 27 0.6 Denver AA AAA MIL 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1988 27 -1.5 MIL AL MLB MIL 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1989 28 1.7 Denver AA AAA MIL 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1989 28 -0.5 MIL AL MLB MIL 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1990 29 2.7 Denver AA AAA MIL 26 16 11 2 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 3 1 .182 .400 .455 .855 5 1 1 0 0
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1991 30 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA CLE 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1991 30 6.3 Canton-Akron EL AA CLE 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1991 30 4.2 Colorado Springs PCL AAA CLE 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1992 31 5.0 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 21 13 10 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 .300 .364 .300 .664 3 0 2 0 0
1992 31 2.8 NYM NL MLB NYM 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1993 32 5.9 Richmond IL AAA ATL 27 18 16 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 .125 .125 .125 .250 2 0 2 0 0
1994 33 7.0 Richmond IL AAA ATL 28 25 21 0 4 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 .190 .227 .190 .418 4 1 1 3 0 0
1995 34 7.6 Norfolk IL AAA NYM 9 10 9 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .222 .300 .333 .633 3 0 0 0 0 0
1995 34 5.6 Yokohama JPCL Fgn 8 13 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 1 0 0 0 0
1995 34 5.8 NYM NL MLB NYM 4 9 6 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .333 .500 .333 .833 2 0 1 1 0 0
1996 35 6.6 Yokohama JPCL Fgn 4 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLB (6 seasons) MLB 54 11 8 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .250 .400 .250 .650 2 0 1 1 0 0
Minors (13 seasons) Minors 234 82 67 5 13 1 0 1 6 0 0 5 15 .194 .270 .254 .524 17 1 2 8 0 0
Foreign (2 seasons) Foreign 12 16 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 1 0 0 0 0
All Levels (14 Seasons) 300 109 91 6 15 1 0 1 6 0 0 6 23 .165 .240 .209 .449 19 2 3 9 0 0
A (3 seasons) Minors 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AA (2 seasons) Minors 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AAA (10 seasons) Minors 148 82 67 5 13 1 0 1 6 0 0 5 15 .194 .270 .254 .524 17 1 2 8 0 0
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1983 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-Rk MIL P 14 24 7 16 1 1 .958 1.64
1983 22 Paintsville APPY Rk MIL P 7 13 3 10 0 1 1.000 1.86
1983 22 Beloit MIDW A MIL P 7 11 4 6 1 0 .909 1.43
1984 23 Beloit MIDW A MIL P 26 55 16 37 2 2 .964 2.04
1985 24 El Paso TL AA MIL P 24 43 17 25 1 1 .977 1.75
1986 25 Vancouver PCL AAA MIL P 23 33 11 20 2 0 .939 1.35
1986 25 MIL AL MLB MIL P 7 22.0 3 1 2 0 0 1.000 1.23 0.43
1987 26 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AAA MIL P 2 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
1987 26 Beloit MIDW A MIL P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
1987 26 Denver AA AAA MIL P 1 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
1987 26 MIL AL MLB MIL P 10 45.0 16 2 13 1 0 .938 3.00 1.50
1988 27 Denver AA AAA MIL P 5 18 9 9 0 1 1.000 3.60
1988 27 MIL AL MLB MIL P 23 124.0 42 21 19 2 2 .952 2.90 1.74
1989 28 Denver AA AAA MIL P 5 7 2 5 0 1 1.000 1.40
1989 28 MIL AL MLB MIL P 9 45.0 12 4 5 3 0 .750 1.80 1.00
1990 29 Denver AA AAA MIL P 21 28 10 16 2 3 .929 1.24
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1991 30 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA CLE P 24 13 4 9 0 2 1.000 0.54
1991 30 Canton-Akron EL AA CLE P 21 11 4 7 0 1 1.000 0.52
1991 30 Colorado Springs PCL AAA CLE P 3 2 0 2 0 1 1.000 0.67
1992 31 Tidewater IL AAA NYM P 21 37 12 24 1 0 .973 1.71
1992 31 NYM NL MLB NYM P 1 7.0 5 3 1 1 1 .800 5.14 4.00
1993 32 Richmond IL AAA ATL P 27 51 17 34 0 4 1.000 1.89
1994 33 Richmond IL AAA ATL P 28 34 11 21 2 3 .941 1.14
1995 34 Norfolk IL AAA NYM P 9 20 7 13 0 2 1.000 2.22 3 4 57%
1995 34 Yokohama JPCL Fgn P 8
1995 34 NYM NL MLB NYM P 4 28.0 5 0 5 0 0 1.000 1.61 1.25
1996 35 Yokohama JPCL Fgn P 4
MLB (6 seasons) MLB P 54 271.0 83 31 45 7 3 .916 2.52 1.41
Minors (13 seasons) Minors P 229 365 125 229 11 20 .970 1.55 3 4 57%
Foreign (2 seasons) Foreign P 12
All Levels (14 Seasons) P 295 271.0 448 156 274 18 23 3 4 57%
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: 7d25bbe0

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