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Rick Sutcliffe

Richard Lee Sutcliffe (Red Baron) (twitter: @Sut_ESPN)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 7", Weight: 215 lb.

Born: June 21, 1956 in Independence, Missouri, United States
High School: Van Horn HS (Independence, MO)

Drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1st round (21st) of the 1974 MLB June Amateur Draft from Van Horn HS (Independence, MO).

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
1974 18 -3.4 Bellingham NORW A- LAD 10 3 .769 3.32 3.98 17 14 7 2 1 95.0 79 42 35 5 48 1 69 3 1 8 1.337 7.5 0.5 4.5 6.5 1.44
1975 19 -2.6 Bakersfield CALL A LAD 8 16 .333 4.15 5.36 28 28 10 0 0 193.0 214 115 89 9 68 8 91 6 3 6 1.461 10.0 0.4 3.2 4.2 1.34
1976 20 -2.6 Waterbury EL AA LAD 10 11 .476 3.18 4.33 30 26 8 0 0 187.0 187 90 66 14 45 6 121 9 1 3 1.241 9.0 0.7 2.2 5.8 2.69
1976 20 -7.4 LAD NL MLB LAD 0 0 0.00 0.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 5.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 17 0.600 3.6 0.0 1.8 5.4 3.00
1977 21 -3.7 Albuquerque PCL AAA LAD 3 10 .231 6.43 7.83 17 16 1 0 0 77.0 96 67 55 7 63 2 48 1 0 4 2.065 11.2 0.8 7.4 5.6 0.76
1978 22 -3.2 Albuquerque PCL AAA LAD 13 6 .684 4.45 4.94 30 27 6 2 0 184.0 179 101 91 18 92 2 99 1 0 9 1.473 8.8 0.9 4.5 4.8 1.08
1978 22 -6.0 LAD NL MLB LAD 0 0 0.00 0.00 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 9 1.800 10.8 0.0 5.4 0.0 0.00
1979 23 -5.2 LAD NL MLB LAD 17 10 .630 3.46 3.87 39 30 2 5 1 0 242.0 217 104 93 16 97 6 117 2 6 8 1016 1.298 8.1 0.6 3.6 4.4 1.21
1980 24 -4.3 LAD NL MLB LAD 3 9 .250 5.56 5.97 42 10 19 1 1 5 110.0 122 73 68 10 55 2 59 1 5 4 491 1.609 10.0 0.8 4.5 4.8 1.07
1981 25 -3.7 LAD NL MLB LAD 2 2 .500 4.02 4.60 14 6 5 0 0 0 47.0 41 24 21 5 20 2 16 2 0 0 197 1.298 7.9 1.0 3.8 3.1 0.80
1982 26 -2.2 CLE AL MLB CLE 14 8 .636 2.96 3.38 34 27 3 6 1 1 216.0 174 81 71 16 98 2 142 4 1 6 887 1.259 7.2 0.7 4.1 5.9 1.45
1983 27 -1.5 CLE AL MLB CLE 17 11 .607 4.29 4.85 36 35 0 10 2 0 243.1 251 131 116 23 102 5 160 6 3 7 1061 1.451 9.3 0.9 3.8 5.9 1.57
1984 28 -0.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB CHC-CLE 20 6 .769 3.64 4.16 35 35 0 9 3 0 244.2 234 113 99 16 85 3 213 3 3 6 1030 1.304 8.6 0.6 3.1 7.8 2.51
1984 28 -0.4 CLE AL MLB CLE 4 5 .444 5.15 5.72 15 15 0 2 0 0 94.1 111 60 54 7 46 3 58 2 1 3 428 1.664 10.6 0.7 4.4 5.5 1.26
1984 28 -0.1 CHC NL MLB CHC 16 1 .941 2.69 3.17 20 20 0 7 3 0 150.1 123 53 45 9 39 0 155 1 2 3 602 1.078 7.4 0.5 2.3 9.3 3.97
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
1985 29 0.8 CHC NL MLB CHC 8 8 .500 3.18 3.53 20 20 0 6 3 0 130.0 119 51 46 12 44 3 102 3 0 6 549 1.254 8.2 0.8 3.0 7.1 2.32
1986 30 1.7 CHC NL MLB CHC 5 14 .263 4.64 4.69 28 27 0 4 1 0 176.2 166 92 91 18 96 8 122 1 1 13 764 1.483 8.5 0.9 4.9 6.2 1.27
1987 31 2.8 CHC NL MLB CHC 18 10 .643 3.68 4.02 34 34 0 6 1 0 237.1 223 106 97 24 106 14 174 4 4 9 1012 1.386 8.5 0.9 4.0 6.6 1.64
1988 32 3.5 CHC NL MLB CHC 13 14 .481 3.86 3.86 32 32 0 12 2 0 226.0 232 97 97 18 70 9 144 2 4 11 958 1.336 9.2 0.7 2.8 5.7 2.06
1989 33 4.2 CHC NL MLB CHC 16 11 .593 3.66 3.85 35 34 0 5 1 0 229.0 202 98 93 18 69 8 153 2 6 12 938 1.183 7.9 0.7 2.7 6.0 2.22
1990 34 7.4 Iowa AA AAA CHC 0 2 .000 7.82 9.24 2 2 0 0 0 0 12.2 18 13 11 2 7 0 12 0 1 0 1.974 12.8 1.4 5.0 8.5 1.71
1990 34 5.6 CHC NL MLB CHC 0 2 .000 5.91 5.91 5 5 0 0 0 0 21.1 25 14 14 2 12 0 7 0 0 4 97 1.734 10.5 0.8 5.1 3.0 0.58
1991 35 13.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-A CHC 1 2 .333 8.18 8.18 4 3 1 0 0 0 22.0 35 20 20 2 8 0 14 1 1 2 105 1.955 14.3 0.8 3.3 5.7 1.75
1991 35 13.1 Peoria MIDW A CHC 0 0 6.00 6.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 9.0 12 6 6 0 2 0 6 1 0 0 40 1.556 12.0 0.0 2.0 6.0 3.00
1991 35 8.2 Iowa AA AAA CHC 1 2 .333 9.69 9.69 3 2 1 0 0 0 13.0 23 14 14 2 6 0 8 0 1 2 65 2.231 15.9 1.4 4.2 5.5 1.33
1991 35 6.9 CHC NL MLB CHC 6 5 .545 4.10 4.84 19 18 0 0 0 0 96.2 96 52 44 4 45 2 52 0 2 2 422 1.459 8.9 0.4 4.2 4.8 1.16
1992 36 7.1 BAL AL MLB BAL 16 15 .516 4.47 4.66 36 36 0 5 2 0 237.1 251 123 118 20 74 4 109 7 2 7 1018 1.369 9.5 0.8 2.8 4.1 1.47
1993 37 8.3 BAL AL MLB BAL 10 10 .500 5.75 6.07 29 28 0 3 0 0 166.0 212 112 106 23 74 5 80 6 0 1 763 1.723 11.5 1.2 4.0 4.3 1.08
1994 38 11.6 Louisville AA AAA STL 0 1 .000 5.82 7.41 3 3 0 0 0 0 17.0 25 14 11 1 9 1 7 0 0 1 81 2.000 13.2 0.5 4.8 3.7 0.78
1994 38 9.9 STL NL MLB STL 6 4 .600 6.52 7.05 16 14 1 0 0 0 67.2 93 53 49 11 32 2 26 2 1 4 319 1.847 12.4 1.5 4.3 3.5 0.81
MLB (18 seasons) MLB 171 139 .552 4.08 4.42 457 392 30 72 18 6 2697.2 2662 1324 1223 236 1081 75 1679 46 38 100 11548 1.387 8.9 0.8 3.6 5.6 1.55
Minors (8 seasons) Minors 45 51 .469 4.32 5.28 131 119 1 32 4 1 787.2 833 462 378 58 340 20 461 21 7 33 186 1.489 9.5 0.7 3.9 5.3 1.36
All Levels (21 Seasons) 216 190 .532 4.13 4.61 588 511 31 104 22 7 3485.1 3495 1786 1601 294 1421 95 2140 67 45 133 11734 1.410 9.0 0.8 3.7 5.5 1.51
A (2 seasons) Minors 8 16 .333 4.23 5.39 29 29 0 10 0 0 202.0 226 121 95 9 70 8 97 7 3 6 40 1.465 10.1 0.4 3.1 4.3 1.39
AAA (5 seasons) Minors 17 21 .447 5.39 6.19 55 50 1 7 2 0 303.2 341 209 182 30 177 5 174 2 2 16 146 1.706 10.1 0.9 5.2 5.2 0.98
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
1974 18 -3.4 Bellingham NORW A- LAD 21 13 11 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 .091 .231 .091 .322 1 0 0 0
1975 19 -2.5 Bakersfield CALL A LAD 29 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
1976 20 -3.0 Waterbury EL AA LAD 32 6 5 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 1 0
1976 20 -7.6 LAD NL MLB LAD 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977 21 -4.3 Albuquerque PCL AAA LAD 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1978 22 -3.0 Albuquerque PCL AAA LAD 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1978 22 -5.8 LAD NL MLB LAD 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1979 23 -5.3 LAD NL MLB LAD 40 93 85 6 21 3 0 1 17 0 0 1 20 .247 .253 .318 .571 27 4 0 6 1 0
1980 24 -4.5 LAD NL MLB LAD 44 32 27 1 4 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 5 .148 .207 .148 .355 4 0 0 3 0 0
1981 25 -3.4 LAD NL MLB LAD 14 13 11 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 3 .182 .308 .182 .490 2 0 0 0 0 0
1982 26 -2.8 CLE AL MLB CLE 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983 27 -1.8 CLE AL MLB CLE 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 28 -0.5 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB CHC-CLE 35 63 56 3 14 3 0 0 6 0 0 2 18 .250 .276 .304 .579 17 1 0 5 0 0
1984 28 -0.7 CLE AL MLB CLE 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 28 -0.5 CHC NL MLB CHC 20 63 56 3 14 3 0 0 6 0 0 2 18 .250 .276 .304 .579 17 1 0 5 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
1985 29 0.3 CHC NL MLB CHC 20 48 43 4 10 0 0 1 3 0 0 2 10 .233 .261 .302 .563 13 1 0 2 1 0
1986 30 1.5 CHC NL MLB CHC 29 60 53 3 11 2 0 1 4 0 0 2 13 .208 .250 .302 .552 16 1 1 4 0 0
1987 31 2.8 CHC NL MLB CHC 35 100 81 8 12 5 1 0 6 1 0 7 19 .148 .213 .235 .448 19 2 0 11 1 0
1988 32 3.9 CHC NL MLB CHC 33 85 75 8 12 5 0 1 6 1 0 3 18 .160 .198 .267 .464 20 0 1 4 2 0
1989 33 4.6 CHC NL MLB CHC 37 90 70 5 10 2 0 0 5 2 0 10 19 .143 .250 .171 .421 12 4 0 10 0 0
1990 34 7.7 Iowa AA AAA CHC 2 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .500 .667 .500 1.167 1 0 0 0 0
1990 34 5.7 CHC NL MLB CHC 5 8 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 .000 .286 .000 .286 0 0 0 1 0 0
1991 35 8.5 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-A CHC 4 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1991 35 13.6 Peoria MIDW A CHC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1991 35 8.5 Iowa AA AAA CHC 3 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
1991 35 6.6 CHC NL MLB CHC 20 38 32 2 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 9 .094 .121 .125 .246 4 1 0 5 0 0
1992 36 7.4 BAL AL MLB BAL 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1993 37 8.1 BAL AL MLB BAL 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1994 38 11.2 Louisville AA AAA STL 3 5 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 0 0 1 0 0
1994 38 9.7 STL NL MLB STL 16 26 23 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 .130 .130 .174 .304 4 1 0 3 0 0
MLB (18 seasons) MLB 466 657 562 42 102 22 1 4 55 4 0 34 143 .181 .229 .246 .474 138 15 2 54 5 0
Minors (8 seasons) Minors 138 33 27 4 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 4 10 .074 .194 .074 .268 2 0 0 2 0 0
All Levels (21 Seasons) 604 690 589 46 104 22 1 4 57 4 0 38 153 .177 .227 .238 .465 140 15 2 56 5 0
A (2 seasons) Minors 30 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
AAA (5 seasons) Minors 55 12 9 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 .111 .273 .111 .384 1 0 0 1 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
1974 18 Bellingham NORW A- LAD 1B 3 24 23 1 0 1 1.000 8.00
1974 18 Bellingham NORW A- LAD P 17 34 8 22 4 0 .882 1.76
1975 19 Bakersfield CALL A LAD P 28 60 18 40 2 0 .967 2.07
1976 20 Waterbury EL AA LAD P 30 47 15 30 2 2 .957 1.50
1976 20 LAD NL MLB LAD P 1 5.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1977 21 Albuquerque PCL AAA LAD P 17 14 2 11 1 0 .929 0.76
1978 22 Albuquerque PCL AAA LAD P 30 28 4 21 3 1 .893 0.83
1978 22 LAD NL MLB LAD P 2 2.0 1 0 1 0 1 1.000 4.50 0.50
1979 23 LAD NL MLB LAD P 39 242.0 42 18 24 0 1 1.000 1.56 1.08
1980 24 LAD NL MLB LAD P 42 110.0 19 6 13 0 0 1.000 1.55 0.45
1981 25 LAD NL MLB LAD P 14 47.0 14 6 8 0 0 1.000 2.68 1.00
1982 26 CLE AL MLB CLE P 34 216.0 47 14 32 1 1 .979 1.92 1.35
1983 27 CLE AL MLB CLE P 36 243.0 65 36 29 0 1 1.000 2.41 1.81
1984 28 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB CHC-CLE P 35 244.0 56 19 35 2 1 .964 1.99 1.54
1984 28 CLE AL MLB CLE P 15 94.0 19 7 11 1 1 .947 1.72 1.20
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
1984 28 CHC NL MLB CHC P 20 150.0 37 12 24 1 0 .973 2.16 1.80
1985 29 CHC NL MLB CHC P 20 130.0 36 12 23 1 0 .972 2.42 1.75
1986 30 CHC NL MLB CHC P 28 177.0 39 8 30 1 4 .974 1.93 1.36
1987 31 CHC NL MLB CHC P 34 237.0 70 12 54 4 4 .943 2.51 1.94
1988 32 CHC NL MLB CHC P 32 226.0 61 21 37 3 2 .951 2.31 1.81
1989 33 CHC NL MLB CHC P 35 229.0 54 22 31 1 3 .981 2.08 1.51
1990 34 Iowa AA AAA CHC P 2 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 1.00
1990 34 CHC NL MLB CHC P 5 21.0 7 2 5 0 0 1.000 3.00 1.40
1991 35 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-A CHC P 4 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 0.50
1991 35 Peoria MIDW A CHC P 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
1991 35 Iowa AA AAA CHC P 3 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.33
1991 35 CHC NL MLB CHC P 19 97.0 22 10 12 0 2 1.000 2.04 1.16
1992 36 BAL AL MLB BAL P 36 237.0 38 11 24 3 2 .921 1.33 0.97
1993 37 BAL AL MLB BAL P 29 166.0 40 9 30 1 2 .975 2.11 1.34
1994 38 Louisville AA AAA STL P 3 5 1 4 0 0 1.000 1.67 2 2 50%
1994 38 STL NL MLB STL P 16 68.0 21 5 16 0 1 1.000 2.78 1.31
MLB (18 seasons) MLB P 457 2697.0 632 211 404 17 25 .973 2.05 1.35
Minors (8 seasons) Minors P 131 192 50 130 12 3 .938 1.37 2 2 50%
All Levels (21 Seasons) P 588 2697.0 824 261 534 29 28 .965 2.05 1.35 2 2 50%
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1974 18 Bellingham Dodgers Northwest League A-
1975 19 Bakersfield Dodgers California League A
1976 20 Waterbury Dodgers Eastern League AA
1976 20 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1976-09-29 1976-09-29
1977 21 Albuquerque Dukes Pacific Coast League AAA
1978 22 Albuquerque Dukes Pacific Coast League AAA
1978 22 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1978-09-22 1978-10-01
1979 23 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1979-04-08 1979-09-30
1980 24 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1980-04-11 1980-10-06
1981 25 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1981-04-12 1981-09-19
1982 26 Cleveland Indians American League MLB 1 1982-04-13 1982-10-03
1983 27 Cleveland Indians American League MLB 1 1983-04-04 1983-09-29
1984 28 Cleveland Indians American League MLB 1 1984-04-03 1984-06-12
1984 28 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 2 1984-06-19 1984-09-24
1985 29 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 1 1985-04-09 1985-10-02
1986 30 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 1 1986-04-08 1986-09-26
1987 31 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 1 1987-04-07 1987-10-04
1988 32 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 1 1988-04-05 1988-09-30
1989 33 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 1 1989-04-04 1989-10-01
1990 34 Iowa Cubs American Association AAA
1990 34 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 1 1990-08-29 1990-09-19
1991 35 Iowa Cubs American Association AAA
1991 35 Peoria Chiefs Midwest League A
1991 35 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 1 1991-04-18 1991-09-29
1992 36 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB 1 1992-04-06 1992-09-27
1993 37 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB 1 1993-04-05 1993-10-02
1994 38 Louisville Redbirds American Association AAA
1994 38 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 1 1994-04-04 1994-07-22

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