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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Kenneth Roth Forsch
Stat Years
1968-1986  [mlb] 1970-1986
Height/Weight
6-4 / 210
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (534)
Draft Position
p
Born Date/Place
High School
Hiram W. Johnson (Sacramento,CA)
Colleges
Oregon State University (Corvallis, Oregon)
Draft
Selected by the Houston Astros in Round #18 (#399 overall) of the 1968 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 3 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1970-09-07 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.364)
Service Time
Organizations
HOU [11] CAL [5] SEA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 11510 ... retro id: forsk001 ... mlbam id: 114315
Relations
Brother of Bob Forsch
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1968WilliamsportNYPLA-----211---121.38400000026.0146409400000.884.850.003.1213.852.084.44.333
    1968GreensboroCaroA+----211---003.0030000006.06220360001.509.000.004.509.003.002.00.000
    1968Minor Totals: byYearA+/A-----212---121.69700007032.02086012460001.005.630.003.3812.942.253.83.333
    1969PeninsulaCaroA+----222---653.161700000094.06740330531000001.286.410.005.079.573.831.89.545
    1969Minor Totals: byYearA+----221---653.1617000017094.06740330531000001.286.410.005.079.573.831.89.545
    1970ColumbusSouAA----233---1382.0522000000167.013548380391520001.047.280.002.108.192.593.90.619
    1970Oklahoma CityAmerAAA----233---401.58500000040.02577010370000.885.630.002.258.331.583.701.000
    1970Houston AstrosNLMLBhou43233Log - Sp - Ext - Perf125.63441000024.028151515131001.3810.500.381.884.885.632.60.333
    1970Minor Totals: byYearAAA/AA----232---1781.96270000270207.016055450491890001.016.960.002.138.222.393.86.680
    1970MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf125.63441000024.028151515131001.3810.500.381.884.885.632.60.333
    1971Houston AstrosNLMLBhou43244Log - Sp - Ext - Perf882.533323724100188.116260538531318041.147.740.382.536.262.872.47.500
    1971MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf882.543323724100188.316260538531318041.147.750.382.546.272.872.47.500
    1972Houston AstrosNLMLBhou43255Log - Sp - Ext - Perf683.91302410360156.1163756819621139001.449.381.093.576.514.321.82.429
    1972MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf683.92302410360156.3163756819621139001.449.401.103.576.524.321.82.429
    1973Houston AstrosNLMLBhou43266Log - Sp - Ext - Perf9124.204626509204201.11971019418741495141.358.810.803.316.664.512.01.429
    1973MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf9124.214626509204201.31971019418741495141.358.820.813.316.674.522.01.429
    1974Houston AstrosNLMLBhou43277Log - Sp - Ext - Perf872.7970000407010103.1983832337484141.318.540.263.224.183.311.30.533
    1974MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf872.7970000407010103.3983832337484141.318.550.263.234.193.321.30.533
    1975Houston AstrosNLMLBhou43288Log - Sp - Ext - Perf483.223492012252109.01144239930541021.329.410.742.484.463.471.80.333
    1975MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf483.223492012252109.01144239930541021.329.410.742.484.463.471.80.333
    1976Houston AstrosNLMLBhou43299Log - Sp - Ext - Perf432.155200046521992.0762322526492121.117.430.492.544.792.251.88.571
    1976MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf432.155200046521992.0762322526492121.117.430.492.544.792.251.88.571
    1977Houston AstrosNLMLBhou433010Log - Sp - Ext - Perf582.72425002837886.0803226228453021.268.370.212.934.713.351.61.385
    1977MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf582.72425002837886.0803226228453021.268.370.212.934.713.351.61.385
    1978Houston AstrosNLMLBhou433111Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1062.705264228467133.11364440237712011.309.180.142.504.792.971.92.625
    1978MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1062.705264228467133.31364440237712011.309.200.142.504.802.981.92.625
    1979Houston AstrosNLMLBhou433212Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1163.042624102120177.215567601435580101.077.850.711.772.943.391.66.647
    1979MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1163.052624102120177.715567601435580101.077.870.711.782.953.401.66.647
    1980Houston AstrosNLMLBhou433313Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12133.20323263000222.123090791541841371.229.310.611.663.403.642.05.480
    1980MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12133.20323263000222.323090791541841371.229.320.611.663.403.652.05.480
    1981California AngelsALMLBcal433414Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1172.882020104000153.01435449727550041.118.410.411.593.243.182.04.611
    1981MLB Totals: CALbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1172.882020104000153.01435449727550041.118.410.411.593.243.182.04.611
    1982California AngelsALMLBcal433515Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13113.873735124220228.02251089825577310111.248.880.992.252.884.261.28.542
    1982MLB Totals: CALbyYearMLB----351Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13113.873735124220228.02251089825577310111.248.880.992.252.884.261.28.542
    1983California AngelsALMLBcal433616Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11124.063131111000219.1226107992161816041.319.270.862.503.324.391.33.478
    1983MLB Totals: CALbyYearMLB----361Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11124.073131111000219.3226107992161816041.319.280.862.513.334.401.33.478
    1984California AngelsALMLBcal433717Log - Sp - Ext - Perf112.20221000016.1144423100001.047.711.101.655.512.203.33.500
    1984MLB Totals: CALbyYearMLB----371Log - Sp - Ext - Perf112.24221000016.3144423100001.067.831.121.685.592.243.33.500
    1986Calgary CannonsPCLAAAsea-3918---434.911372026055.0673130823231011.6410.961.313.763.765.071.00.571
    1986California AngelsALMLBcal433918Log - Sp - Ext - Perf019.5310000410117.0242118410130022.0012.712.125.296.8811.121.30.000
    1986Minor Totals: SEAbyYearAAA----391---434.911372026055.0673130823231011.6410.961.313.763.765.071.00.571
    1986MLB Totals: CALbyYearMLB----391Log - Sp - Ext - Perf019.5310000410117.0242118410130022.0012.712.125.296.8811.121.30.000
    MLB Totals (16 yrs)1141133.375212417018177280512,127.320718817961555861047437471.258.760.662.484.433.731.79.502
    National League Totals (11 yrs)78813.18421153369171268501,493.7143958752896428815367261.258.670.582.584.913.541.90.491
    American League Totals (5 yrs)36323.81100883496121633.76322942685915823270211.258.980.842.253.304.181.47.529
    Minor League Totals28182.64647202570388.031413411481373581011.167.280.193.188.303.112.61.609
    Minor: A- Totals121.38400004026.0146409400000.884.850.003.1213.852.084.44.333
    Minor: A+ Totals653.15200000200100.07342350561060001.296.570.005.049.543.781.89.545
    Minor: AA Totals1382.05220000220167.013548380391520001.047.280.002.108.192.593.90.619
    Minor: AAA Totals833.5118720211095.0923837833601011.328.720.763.135.683.601.82.727
    Houston Astros Totals (11 yrs)78813.18421153369171268501,493.7143958752896428815367261.258.670.582.584.913.541.90.491
    California Angels Totals (5 yrs)36323.81100883496121633.76322942685915823270211.258.980.842.253.304.181.47.529
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1970Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4323pL-S-E-P146000000000403000.000.000.000.000900.000.000.0000.0044.440.000.00.000.0
    1971Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4324pL-S-E-P233592810010013003000.136.150.153.3036391.034.017.2761.5947.6230.000.00.0012.5
    1972Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4325pL-S-E-P330412600000012107001.146.167.146.3134960.024.000.3002.0442.8621.000.00.000.0
    1973Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4326pL-S-E-P446622410010022605000.065.094.081.1756951.048.016.1112.9037.6813.000.00.0025.0
    1974Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4327pL-S-E-P5707000000001301000.000.125.000.125900.143.000.00011.1133.333.000.00.000.0
    1975Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4328pL-S-E-P63422110000004703000.045.192.045.2372910.182.000.06713.7924.141.750.00.000.0
    1976Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4329pL-S-E-P75211010001001302001.091.167.091.2581410.091.000.1257.1421.433.000.00.000.0
    1977Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4330pL-S-E-P84213110000001501000.077.143.077.2201510.077.000.1256.6733.335.000.00.000.0
    1978Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4331pL-S-E-P95227150003000902000.185.185.185.3702950.000.000.2780.0031.030.000.00.000.0
    1979Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4332pL-S-E-P1026584810030042206001.138.194.155.3496891.086.017.2225.8832.355.500.00.0012.5
    1980Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4333pL-S-E-P11327731830081013306000.234.244.273.51784213.065.039.4091.1939.2933.000.00.0016.7
    MLB Totals (11 yrs)4213831652600171016163039003.136.170.151.321438586.060.015.2363.6537.2110.190.00.0011.5
    National League Totals (11 yrs)4213831652600171016163039003.136.170.151.321438586.060.015.2363.6537.2110.190.00.0011.5
    Houston Astros Totals (11 yrs)4213831652600171016163039003.136.170.151.321438586.060.015.2363.6537.2110.190.00.0011.5
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1970Houston AstrosNLMLB23P4024.02201441.0001.000.172.5100.014
    1971Houston AstrosNLMLB24P330188.0819212927.9310.800.1420.4100.06
    1972Houston AstrosNLMLB25P300156.099212018.9000.600.1219.6100.09
    1973Houston AstrosNLMLB26P460201.015160131311.0000.700.1528.4100.02
    1974Houston AstrosNLMLB27P700103.1914212523.9200.300.2243.2100.01
    1975Houston AstrosNLMLB28P340109.0614232220.9090.600.1821.1100.04
    1976Houston AstrosNLMLB29P52092.04170021211.0000.400.2332.1100.01
    1977Houston AstrosNLMLB30P42086.01015112625.9620.600.2925.9100.04
    1978Houston AstrosNLMLB31P520133.1924203533.9430.600.2532.1100.02
    1979Houston AstrosNLMLB32P260177.21037154847.9791.800.2716.0100.06
    1980Houston AstrosNLMLB33P320222.11145325956.9491.800.2519.6100.07
    1981California AngelsALMLB34P200153.01824224442.9552.100.2718.2100.07
    1982California AngelsALMLB35P370228.01329524742.8941.100.1822.8100.03
    1983California AngelsALMLB36P310219.1931324340.9301.300.1819.1100.06
    1984California AngelsALMLB37P2016.11601771.0003.500.431.2100.014
    1986Calgary CannonsPCLAAA39P1300.04500991.0000.700.009.1100.011
    1986California AngelsALMLB39P10017.0031143.7500.300.186.2100.014
    MLB Totals - (P)52102,125134305262411.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (P)1300450011.0000.000.00---------
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    1970MLB4----------
    1971MLB33----------
    1972MLB30----------
    1973MLB46----------
    1974MLB70----------
    1975MLB34----------
    1976MLB52----------
    1977MLB42----------
    1978MLB52----------
    1979MLB26----------
    1980MLB32----------
    1981MLB20----------
    1982MLB37----------
    1983MLB31----------
    1984MLB2----------
    1986MLB10----------
    1986Minor13----------
    Totals534----------
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