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Jimmy Key
James Edward Key
Bats Right, Throws Left
Height 6' 1", Weight 190 lb.
Debut April 6, 1984
Born April 22, 1961 in Huntsville, AL

 

Pitching   

 Year Ag Tm  Lg  W   L   G   GS  CG SHO SV   IP     H   ER   HR  BB   SO   ERA *lgERAa *ERA+
+--------------+---+---+---+---+---+---+--+------+----+----+---+----+----+-----+-----+----+
 1984 23 TOR AL   4   5  63   0   0   0 10   62.0   70   32   8   32   44  4.65  4.12   89
 1985 24 TOR AL  14   6  35  32   3   0  0  212.7  188   71  22   50   85  3.00  4.23  141
 1986 25 TOR AL  14  11  36  35   4   2  0  232.0  222   92  24   74  141  3.57  4.23  118
 1987 26 TOR AL  17   8  36  36   8   1  0  261.0  210   80  24   66  161  2.76  4.52  164
 1988 27 TOR AL  12   5  21  21   2   2  0  131.3  127   48  13   30   65  3.29  3.93  120
 1989 28 TOR AL  13  14  33  33   5   1  0  216.0  226   93  18   27  118  3.88  3.77   97
 1990 29 TOR AL  13   7  27  27   0   0  0  154.7  169   73  20   22   88  4.25  3.96   93
 1991 30 TOR AL  16  12  33  33   2   2  0  209.3  207   71  12   44  125  3.05  4.23  138
 1992 31 TOR AL  13  13  33  33   4   2  0  216.7  205   85  24   59  117  3.53  4.11  116
 1993 32 NYY AL  18   6  34  34   4   2  0  236.7  219   79  26   43  173  3.00  4.25  141
 1994 33 NYY AL  17   4  25  25   1   0  0  168.0  177   61  10   52   97  3.27  4.56  140
 1995 34 NYY AL   1   2   5   5   0   0  0   30.3   40   19   3    6   14  5.64  4.57   81
 1996 35 NYY AL  12  11  30  30   0   0  0  169.3  171   88  21   58  116  4.68  5.05  108
 1997 36 BAL AL  16  10  34  34   1   1  0  212.3  210   81  24   82  141  3.43  4.39  128
 1998 37 BAL AL   6   3  25  11   0   0  0   79.3   77   37   5   23   53  4.20  4.52  108
+--------------+---+---+---+---+---+---+--+------+----+----+---+----+----+-----+-----+----+
 15 Yr WL% .614 186 117 470 389  34  13 10 2591.7 2518 1010 254  668 1538  3.51  4.28  122
+--------------+---+---+---+---+---+---+--+------+----+----+---+----+----+-----+-----+----+
 162 Game Avg    14   9  37  30   2   1  0  205.2  199   79  20   52  121  3.51  4.28  122
 Career High     18  14  63  36   8   2 10  261.0  226   93  26   82  173  2.76  5.05  164
+--------------+---+---+---+---+---+---+--+------+----+----+---+----+----+-----+-----+----+
                 W   L   G   GS  CG SHO SV   IP     H   ER   HR  BB   SO   ERA *lgERA *ERA+

* indicates the value is park adjusted

Batting   

 Year Ag Tm  Lg  G   AB    R    H   2B 3B  HR  RBI  SB CS  BB  SO   BA   OBP   SLG   TB   SH  SF IBB HBP GDP 
+--------------+---+----+----+----+---+--+---+----+---+--+---+---+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1997 36 BAL AL   1    2    0    0   0  0   0    0   0  0   0   2  .000  .000  .000    0   1   0   0   0   0
+--------------+---+----+----+----+---+--+---+----+---+--+---+---+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 15 Seasons     437    2    0    0   0  0   0    0   0  0   0   2  .000  .000  .000    0   1   0   0   0   0
+--------------+---+----+----+----+---+--+---+----+---+--+---+---+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 162 Game Avg          1    0    0   0  0   0    0   0  0   0   1  .000  .000  .000    0   0   0   0   0   0
 Career High     63    2    0    0   0  0   0    0   0  0   0   2                      0   1   0   0   0   0
+--------------+---+----+----+----+---+--+---+----+---+--+---+---+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 Year Ag Tm  Lg  G   AB    R    H   2B 3B  HR  RBI  SB CS  BB  SO   BA   OBP   SLG   TB   SH  SF IBB HBP GDP 

Special Batting   

 Year Ag Tm  Lg  PA  Outs  RC   xR  xR27  xW   OWP    BA *lgBA   OBP *lgOBP  SLG *lgSLG  OPS *lgOPS*OPS+ psOPS  SB% 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+----+
 1997 36 BAL AL    3    3    0                     | .000  .250| .000  .350| .000  .400| .000  .750| -100         0%
+--------------+----+----+----+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+----+
 15 Seasons        3    3    0                     | .000  .250| .000  .350| .000  .400| .000  .750| -100         0%

* indicates the value is park adjusted

Fielding   

 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G     PO    A    E   DP    FP   lgFP  RnF  lgRnF  GS  Inn  
+--------------+---+----+------+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+---+------+
 1984 23 TOR AL   P*  63      9   11    1    0  .952  .958  2.90  1.79   0   62.0
 1985 24 TOR AL   P*  35     15   52    3    3  .957  .953  2.83  1.86  32  212.7
                 DH    1      0    0    0    0              0.00  0.00           
 1986 25 TOR AL   P*  36     18   42    0    4 1.000  .957  2.33  1.83  35  232.0
 1987 26 TOR AL   P*  36     17   44    3    5  .953  .955  2.10  1.84  36  261.0
 1988 27 TOR AL   P*  21      5   19    0    1 1.000  .961  1.65  1.78  21  131.3
 1989 28 TOR AL   P*  33     11   44    2    2  .965  .960  2.29  1.87  33  216.0
 1990 29 TOR AL   P*  27      8   22    1    3  .968  .953  1.75  1.78  27  154.7
 1991 30 TOR AL   P*  33     22   37    2    3  .967  .956  2.54  1.80  33  209.3
 1992 31 TOR AL   P*  33     18   27    1    2  .978  .953  1.87  1.72  33  216.7
 1993 32 NYY AL   P*  34     14   33    4    1  .922  .953  1.79  1.79  34  236.7
 1994 33 NYY AL   P*  25      6   40    2    3  .958  .956  2.46  1.72  25  168.0
 1995 34 NYY AL   P*   5      4    3    0    2 1.000  .960  2.08  1.78   5   30.3
 1996 35 NYY AL   P*  30      9   30    1    1  .975  .960  2.07  1.77  30  169.3
 1997 36 BAL AL   P*  34     12   37    2    2  .961  .955  2.08  1.71  34  212.3
 1998 37 BAL AL   P*  25      4   11    0    3 1.000  .958  1.70  1.78  11   79.3
+--------------+---+----+------+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+---+------+
 Position Total   P* 470    172  452   22   35  .966  .956  2.17  1.79 389 2591.6
                 DH    1      0    0    0    0  .000  .000  0.00  0.00           
+--------------+---+----+------+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+---+------+
 Overall Total       470    172  452   22   35  .966  .956  1.33  1.10

* indicates Innings Played rather than Games Played was used in Range Factor calculations.
# indicates breakdown of outfield by position games played is for entire career.

Postseason Pitching

 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  ERA    W-L  SV CG   IP   H   ER  BB  SO
+------------------+-----+--+------+-----+--+--+-----+---+---+---+---+
 1985 ALCS  TOR KCR   L    2   5.19  0-1   0  0   8.7  15   5   2   5
 1989 ALCS  TOR OAK   L    1   4.50  1-0   0  0   6.0   7   3   2   2
 1991 ALCS  TOR MIN   L    1   3.00  0-0   0  0   6.0   5   2   1   1
 1992 ALCS  TOR OAK   W    1   0.00  0-0   0  0   3.0   2   0   2   1
      WS    TOR ATL   W    2   1.00  2-0   0  0   9.0   6   1   0   6
 1996 ALDS2 NYY TEX   W    1   3.60  0-0   0  0   5.0   5   2   1   3
      ALCS  NYY BAL   W    1   2.25  1-0   0  0   8.0   3   2   1   5
      WS    NYY ATL   W    2   3.97  1-1   0  0  11.3  15   5   5   1
 1997 ALDS2 BAL SEA   W    1   3.86  0-1   0  0   4.7   8   2   0   4
      ALCS  BAL CLE   L    2   2.57  0-0   0  0   7.0   5   2   3   7
+------------------+-----+--+------+-----+--+--+-----+---+---+---+---+
  2 World Series     2-0   4   2.66  3-1   0  0  20.3  21   6   5   7
 10 Postseason Ser   6-4  14   3.14  5-3   0  0  68.7  71  24  17  35
+------------------+-----+--+------+-----+--+--+-----+---+---+---+---+

Postseason Batting

 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO  BA    OBP   SLG  SB
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+
 1985 ALCS  TOR KCR   L    2   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  .000  .000  .000  0
 1989 ALCS  TOR OAK   L    1   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  .000  .000  .000  0
 1991 ALCS  TOR MIN   L    1   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  .000  .000  .000  0
 1992 ALCS  TOR OAK   W    1   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  .000  .000  .000  0
      WS    TOR ATL   W    2   1  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  .000  .000  .000  0
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+
  5 Postseason Ser   2-3   7   1  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  .000  .000  .000  0
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+

Appearances on Leaderboards and Awards  

Awards are Year-League-Award, Stats are Year-Value-Rank

All-Star
1985
1991
1993
1994
Top 10 MVP
1994-AL-6
Top 10 CYA
1987-AL-2
1993-AL-4
1994-AL-2
ERA
1985-3.00-4
1987-2.76-1
1991-3.05-9
1993-3.00-3
1994-3.27-6
1997-3.43-8
Wins
1987-17-8
1991-16-10
1993-18-4
1994-17-1
1997-16-6
Won-Loss %
1985-.700-4
1987-.680-7
1988-.706-5
1993-.750-3
1994-.810-3
Car-.614-74
(BB + H)/9IP
1985-10.07-3
1987-9.52-1
1989-10.54-7
1992-10.97-10
1993-9.96-3
Hits Allowed/9IP
1985-7.96-6
1987-7.24-1
Base on Balls/9IP
1985-2.12-4
1987-2.28-8
1989-1.13-1
1991-1.89-6
1993-1.64-1
Games
1984-63-8
Innings
1987-261.0-8
1993-236.7-9
Strikeouts
1993-173-8
Games Started
1986-35-5
1987-36-5
1989-33-10
1993-34-6
1994-25-1
1997-34-5
Shutouts
1986-2-9
1988-2-8
1991-2-6
1992-2-8
1993-2-5
1997-1-9
Home Runs Allow.
1992-24-8
1993-26-8
Car-254-64
Base On Balls Allow.
1997-82-7
Hits Allowed
1989-226-9
1994-177-6
Losses
1989-14-4
Adjusted ERA+
1985-141-4
1986-118-9
1987-164-1
1991-138-6
1993-141-7
1994-140-8
1997-128-8
Car-122-80
Salary
1993-4900000-9
1994-5350000-5
       

Black Ink: Pitching - 15 (Average HOFer ~ 40)
Gray Ink: Pitching - 96 (Average HOFer ~ 185)
HOF Standards: Pitching - 33.0 (Average HOFer ~ 50)
HOF Monitor: Pitching - 59.0 (Likely HOFer > 100)

Act.- Denotes rank among active players, Car. - Denotes career rank

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  2. John Candelaria (931)
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  4. Art Nehf (928)
  5. Urban Shocker (920)
  6. Lon Warneke (920)
  7. Kevin Brown (917)
  8. David Wells (912)
  9. Bret Saberhagen (908)
  10. Dwight Gooden (899)
Most Similar by Age
  1. Kevin Saucier (977)
  2. Larry Jaster (977)
  3. Frank Sullivan (967)
  4. Bill Lee (966)
  5. Bill Lee (973)
  6. Pete Vuckovich (955)
  7. John Smiley (960)
  8. John Smiley (958)
  9. John Candelaria (961)
  10. John Candelaria (979)
  11. Don Newcombe (956)
  12. John Candelaria (968)
  13. John Candelaria (956)
  14. John Candelaria (941)

 

Salaries
1985 Toronto $131,250
1986 Toronto $552,500
1987 Toronto $554,391
1988 Toronto $440,225
1989 Toronto $1,766,666
1990 Toronto $1,466,667
1992 Toronto $2,275,000
1993 NewYorkY $4,900,000
1994 NewYorkY $5,350,000
1995 NewYorkY $4,873,700
1996 NewYorkY $1,750,000
1997 Baltmore $2,340,000
1998 Baltmore $5,390,825


Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.

 

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