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Jimmy Key

James Edward Key

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 185 lb.

Born: April 22, 1961 in Huntsville, Alabama, US
High School: S. R. Butler HS (Huntsville, AL)
School: Clemson University (Clemson, SC)

Drafted by the Chicago White Sox in the 10th round of the 1979 MLB June Amateur Draft from S. R. Butler HS (Huntsville, AL) and the Toronto Blue Jays in the 3rd round of the 1982 MLB June Amateur Draft from Clemson University (Clemson, SC).

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
1982 21 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-Rk TOR 7 3 .700 3.22 4.53 14 14 0 1 0 0 89.1 86 45 32 10 28 0 74 4 1 3 1.276 8.7 1.0 2.8 7.5 2.64
1982 21 0.4 Medicine Hat PION Rk TOR 2 1 .667 2.30 3.45 5 5 0 1 0 0 31.1 27 12 8 0 10 0 25 0 0 1 1.181 7.8 0.0 2.9 7.2 2.50
1982 21 -0.4 Florence SALL A TOR 5 2 .714 3.72 5.12 9 9 0 0 0 0 58.0 59 33 24 10 18 0 49 4 1 2 1.328 9.2 1.6 2.8 7.6 2.72
1983 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA TOR 10 13 .435 3.45 4.40 30 29 1 4 0 0 190.1 173 93 73 18 73 3 128 8 1 12 1.292 8.2 0.9 3.5 6.1 1.75
1983 22 -1.6 Knoxville SOUL AA TOR 6 5 .545 2.85 3.12 14 14 0 2 0 0 101.0 86 35 32 4 40 1 57 5 1 6 1.248 7.7 0.4 3.6 5.1 1.43
1983 22 -3.5 Syracuse IL AAA TOR 4 8 .333 4.13 5.84 16 15 1 2 0 0 89.1 87 58 41 14 33 2 71 3 0 6 1.343 8.8 1.4 3.3 7.2 2.15
1984 23 -5.4 Toronto AL MLB TOR 4 5 .444 4.65 5.37 63 0 24 0 0 10 62.0 70 37 32 8 32 8 44 1 1 3 285 1.645 10.2 1.2 4.6 6.4 1.38
1985 24 -4.4 Toronto AL MLB TOR 14 6 .700 3.00 3.26 35 32 0 3 0 0 212.2 188 77 71 22 50 1 85 2 1 6 856 1.119 8.0 0.9 2.1 3.6 1.70
1986 25 -3.2 Toronto AL MLB TOR 14 11 .560 3.57 3.80 36 35 0 4 2 0 232.0 222 98 92 24 74 1 141 3 0 3 959 1.276 8.6 0.9 2.9 5.5 1.91
1987 26 -2.6 Toronto AL MLB TOR 17 8 .680 2.76 3.21 36 36 0 8 1 0 261.0 210 93 80 24 66 6 161 2 5 8 1033 1.057 7.2 0.8 2.3 5.6 2.44
1988 27 4.4 Dunedin FLOR A TOR 2 0 1.000 0.00 0.84 4 4 0 0 0 0 21.1 15 2 0 0 1 0 11 0 1 0 0.750 6.3 0.0 0.4 4.6 11.00
1988 27 -1.5 Toronto AL MLB TOR 12 5 .706 3.29 3.77 21 21 0 2 2 0 131.1 127 55 48 13 30 2 65 5 0 1 551 1.195 8.7 0.9 2.1 4.5 2.17
1989 28 -0.5 Toronto AL MLB TOR 13 14 .481 3.88 4.12 33 33 0 5 1 0 216.0 226 99 93 18 27 2 118 3 1 4 886 1.171 9.4 0.8 1.1 4.9 4.37
1990 29 6.6 Dunedin FLOR A+ TOR 2 0 1.000 2.50 3.50 3 3 0 0 0 0 18.0 21 7 5 0 3 0 14 0 0 1 1.333 10.5 0.0 1.5 7.0 4.67
1990 29 0.6 Toronto AL MLB TOR 13 7 .650 4.25 4.60 27 27 0 0 0 0 154.2 169 79 73 20 22 2 88 1 1 0 636 1.235 9.8 1.2 1.3 5.1 4.00
1991 30 1.5 Toronto AL MLB TOR 16 12 .571 3.05 3.61 33 33 0 2 2 0 209.1 207 84 71 12 44 3 125 3 0 1 877 1.199 8.9 0.5 1.9 5.4 2.84
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
1992 31 2.1 Toronto AL MLB TOR 13 13 .500 3.53 3.66 33 33 0 4 2 0 216.2 205 88 85 24 59 0 117 4 0 5 900 1.218 8.5 1.0 2.5 4.9 1.98
1993 32 3.3 New York AL MLB NYY 18 6 .750 3.00 3.19 34 34 0 4 2 0 236.2 219 84 79 26 43 1 173 1 0 3 948 1.107 8.3 1.0 1.6 6.6 4.02
1994 33 3.9 New York AL MLB NYY 17 4 .810 3.27 3.64 25 25 0 1 0 0 168.0 177 68 61 10 52 0 97 3 1 8 710 1.363 9.5 0.5 2.8 5.2 1.87
1995 34 5.2 New York AL MLB NYY 1 2 .333 5.64 5.93 5 5 0 0 0 0 30.1 40 20 19 3 6 1 14 0 0 1 134 1.516 11.9 0.9 1.8 4.2 2.33
1996 35 13.3 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-Rk NYY 1 0 1.000 2.00 3.00 3 3 0 0 0 0 18.0 13 6 4 1 1 0 21 1 0 0 74 0.778 6.5 0.5 0.5 10.5 21.00
1996 35 15.8 Yankees GULF Rk NYY 1 0 1.000 0.00 3.60 1 1 0 0 0 0 5.0 3 2 0 0 0 0 10 1 0 0 21 0.600 5.4 0.0 0.0 18.0
1996 35 12.3 Tampa FLOR A+ NYY 0 0 2.77 2.77 2 2 0 0 0 0 13.0 10 4 4 1 1 0 11 0 0 0 53 0.846 6.9 0.7 0.7 7.6 11.00
1996 35 6.7 New York AL MLB NYY 12 11 .522 4.68 4.94 30 30 0 0 0 0 169.1 171 93 88 21 58 1 116 2 0 2 715 1.352 9.1 1.1 3.1 6.2 2.00
1997 36 7.2 Baltimore AL MLB BAL 16 10 .615 3.43 3.81 34 34 0 1 1 0 212.1 210 90 81 24 82 1 141 5 1 4 902 1.375 8.9 1.0 3.5 6.0 1.72
1998 37 14.6 Frederick CARL A+ BAL 1 0 1.000 3.00 3.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 6.0 4 2 2 2 2 0 6 0 0 0 22 1.000 6.0 3.0 3.0 9.0 3.00
1998 37 7.7 Baltimore AL MLB BAL 6 3 .667 4.20 4.42 25 11 4 0 0 0 79.1 77 39 37 5 23 0 53 3 1 1 327 1.261 8.7 0.6 2.6 6.0 2.30
MLB (15 seasons) MLB 186 117 .614 3.51 3.83 470 389 28 34 13 10 2591.2 2518 1104 1010 254 668 29 1538 38 12 50 10719 1.229 8.7 0.9 2.3 5.3 2.30
Minors (6 seasons) Minors 23 16 .590 3.04 4.07 55 54 1 5 0 0 343.0 312 155 116 31 108 3 254 13 3 16 96 1.224 8.2 0.8 2.8 6.7 2.35
All Levels (17 Seasons) 209 133 .611 3.45 3.86 525 443 29 39 13 10 2934.2 2830 1259 1126 285 776 32 1792 51 15 66 10815 1.229 8.7 0.9 2.4 5.5 2.31
Rk (2 seasons) Minors 3 1 .750 1.98 3.47 6 6 0 1 0 0 36.1 30 14 8 0 10 0 35 1 0 1 21 1.101 7.4 0.0 2.5 8.7 3.50
A (2 seasons) Minors 7 2 .778 2.72 3.97 13 13 0 0 0 0 79.1 74 35 24 10 19 0 60 4 2 2 1.172 8.4 1.1 2.2 6.8 3.16
A+ (3 seasons) Minors 3 0 1.000 2.68 3.16 6 6 0 0 0 0 37.0 35 13 11 3 6 0 31 0 0 1 75 1.108 8.5 0.7 1.5 7.5 5.17
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
1982 21 2 Teams 2 Lgs Rk-A TOR 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1982 21 0.6 Medicine Hat PION Rk TOR 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1982 21 0.0 Florence SALL A TOR 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA TOR 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983 22 -1.5 Knoxville SOUL AA TOR 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983 22 -2.9 Syracuse IL AAA TOR 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 23 -5.7 Toronto AL MLB TOR 63 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1985 24 -4.9 Toronto AL MLB TOR 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1986 25 -3.8 Toronto AL MLB TOR 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1987 26 -2.4 Toronto AL MLB TOR 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1988 27 4.9 Dunedin FLOR A TOR 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1988 27 -1.5 Toronto AL MLB TOR 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1989 28 -0.5 Toronto AL MLB TOR 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1990 29 6.4 Dunedin FLOR A+ TOR 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1990 29 0.4 Toronto AL MLB TOR 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1991 30 1.5 Toronto AL MLB TOR 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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
1992 31 2.4 Toronto AL MLB TOR 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1993 32 3.1 New York AL MLB NYY 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1994 33 3.9 New York AL MLB NYY 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1995 34 5.0 New York AL MLB NYY 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1996 35 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-Rk NYY 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1996 35 16.1 Yankees GULF Rk NYY 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1996 35 12.7 Tampa FLOR A+ NYY 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1996 35 6.1 New York AL MLB NYY 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1997 36 6.9 Baltimore AL MLB BAL 34 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
1998 37 14.4 Frederick CARL A+ BAL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1998 37 7.7 Baltimore AL MLB BAL 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLB (15 seasons) MLB 471 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
Minors (6 seasons) Minors 55 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
All Levels (17 Seasons) 526 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
Rk (2 seasons) Minors 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A (2 seasons) Minors 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A+ (3 seasons) Minors 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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
1982 21 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-Rk TOR P 14 33 9 20 4 0 .879 2.07
1982 21 Medicine Hat PION Rk TOR P 5 11 2 7 2 0 .818 1.80
1982 21 Florence SALL A TOR P 9 22 7 13 2 0 .909 2.22
1983 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA TOR P 30 63 13 43 7 0 .889 1.87
1983 22 Knoxville SOUL AA TOR P 14 37 7 25 5 0 .865 2.29
1983 22 Syracuse IL AAA TOR P 16 26 6 18 2 0 .923 1.50
1984 23 Toronto AL MLB TOR P 63 62.0 21 9 11 1 0 .952 2.90 0.32
1985 24 Toronto AL MLB TOR P 35 213.0 70 15 52 3 3 .957 2.83 1.91
1986 25 Toronto AL MLB TOR P 36 232.0 60 18 42 0 4 1.000 2.33 1.67
1987 26 Toronto AL MLB TOR P 36 261.0 64 17 44 3 5 .953 2.10 1.69
1988 27 Dunedin FLOR A TOR P 4 3 2 1 0 0 1.000 0.75
1988 27 Toronto AL MLB TOR P 21 131.0 24 5 19 0 1 1.000 1.65 1.14
1989 28 Toronto AL MLB TOR P 33 216.0 57 11 44 2 2 .965 2.29 1.67
1990 29 Dunedin FLOR A+ TOR P 3 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
1990 29 Toronto AL MLB TOR P 27 155.0 31 8 22 1 3 .968 1.74 1.11
1991 30 Toronto AL MLB TOR P 33 209.0 61 22 37 2 3 .967 2.54 1.79
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
1992 31 Toronto AL MLB TOR P 33 217.0 46 18 27 1 2 .978 1.87 1.36
1993 32 New York AL MLB NYY P 34 237.0 51 14 33 4 1 .922 1.78 1.38
1994 33 New York AL MLB NYY P 25 168.0 48 6 40 2 3 .958 2.46 1.84
1995 34 New York AL MLB NYY P 5 30.0 7 4 3 0 2 1.000 2.10 1.40
1996 35 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-Rk NYY P 3 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.67 0 0
1996 35 Yankees GULF Rk NYY P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0 0
1996 35 Tampa FLOR A+ NYY P 2 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 1.00 0 0
1996 35 New York AL MLB NYY P 30 169.0 40 9 30 1 1 .975 2.08 1.30
1997 36 Baltimore AL MLB BAL P 34 212.0 51 12 37 2 2 .961 2.08 1.44
1998 37 Frederick CARL A+ BAL P 1 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00 0 1 100%
1998 37 Baltimore AL MLB BAL P 25 79.0 15 4 11 0 3 1.000 1.71 0.60
MLB (15 seasons) MLB P 470 2591.0 646 172 452 22 35 .966 2.17 1.33
Minors (6 seasons) Minors P 55 105 28 66 11 0 .895 1.71 0 1 100%
All Levels (17 Seasons) P 525 2591.0 751 200 518 33 35 .956 2.17 1.37 0 1 100%
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1982 21 Florence Blue Jays South Atlantic League A
1982 21 Medicine Hat Blue Jays Pioneer League Rk
1983 22 Knoxville Blue Jays Southern League AA
1983 22 Syracuse Chiefs International League AAA
1984 23 Toronto Blue Jays American League MLB 1 1984-04-06 1984-09-28
1985 24 Toronto Blue Jays American League MLB 1 1985-04-12 1985-10-04
1986 25 Toronto Blue Jays American League MLB 1 1986-04-10 1986-10-01
1987 26 Toronto Blue Jays American League MLB 1 1987-04-06 1987-10-04
1988 27 Dunedin Blue Jays Florida State League A
1988 27 Toronto Blue Jays American League MLB 1 1988-04-04 1988-09-28
1989 28 Toronto Blue Jays American League MLB 1 1989-04-03 1989-09-30
1990 29 Dunedin Blue Jays Florida State League A+
1990 29 Toronto Blue Jays American League MLB 1 1990-04-13 1990-09-30
1991 30 Toronto Blue Jays American League MLB 1 1991-04-09 1991-09-30
1992 31 Toronto Blue Jays American League MLB 1 1992-04-10 1992-10-04
1993 32 New York Yankees American League MLB 1 1993-04-05 1993-09-29
1994 33 New York Yankees American League MLB 1 1994-04-04 1994-08-10
1995 34 New York Yankees American League MLB 1 1995-04-26 1995-05-16
1996 35 GCL Yankees Gulf Coast League Rk
1996 35 Tampa Yankees Florida State League A+
1996 35 New York Yankees American League MLB 1 1996-04-06 1996-09-26
1997 36 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB 1 1997-04-02 1997-09-28
1998 37 Frederick Keys Carolina League A+
1998 37 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB 1 1998-04-02 1998-09-20

Sabr ID: eee5289f

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