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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Matthew Dean Karchner
Stat Years
1989-2000  [mlb] 1995-2000
Height/Weight
6-4 / 215
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (458)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
Berwick (Berwick,PA)
Colleges
Bloomsburg University of Pennslyvania (Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania)
Draft
Selected by the Kansas City Royals in Round #8 (#205 overall) of the 1989 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Bob Carter
MLB Debut
1995-07-18 - Boxscore  (Age: 28.020)
Service Time
Organizations
CHA [5] KCA [5] CHN [3]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 13564 ... retro id: karcm001 ... mlbam id: 116840
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1989Eugene EmeraldsNwstA-kca-221---113.90850003030.030191318257051.279.000.302.407.505.703.13.500
    1989Minor Totals: KCAbyYearA-----221---113.90850003030.030191318257051.279.000.302.407.505.703.13.500
    1990Appleton FoxesMidwAkca-232---274.82271110516071.0704238331584061.428.870.383.937.355.321.87.222
    1990Minor Totals: KCAbyYearA----231---274.82271110516071.0704238331584061.428.870.383.937.355.321.87.222
    1991Baseball City RoyalsFSLA+kca-243---631.97380001638573.0492816125657051.016.040.123.088.013.452.60.667
    1991Minor Totals: KCAbyYearA+----241---631.97380001638573.0492816125657051.016.040.123.088.013.452.60.667
    1992Memphis ChicksSouAAkca48254---884.473318202151141.01618370535888101.3910.280.322.235.625.302.51.500
    1992Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAA----251---884.473318202151141.01618370535888101.3910.280.322.235.625.302.51.500
    1993Memphis ChicksSouAAkca-265---324.20650011030.034161424141041.2710.200.601.204.204.803.50.600
    1993Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAA----261---324.20650011030.034161424141041.2710.200.601.204.204.803.50.600
    1994Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha-276---521.26390003339643.036106014295021.167.530.002.936.072.092.07.714
    1994Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcha-276---421.37170001117226.1185407191010.956.150.002.396.491.712.71.667
    1994Minor Totals: CHAbyYearAAA/AA----272---941.30560004456869.3541510021486031.097.030.002.746.251.952.29.692
    1995Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcha-287---331.45280002128937.13976310292001.319.400.722.416.991.692.90.500
    1995Chicago White SoxALMLBcha60287Log - Sp - Ext - Perf421.69310001031032.03386212241011.419.280.563.386.752.252.00.667
    1995Minor Totals: CHAbyYearAAA----281---331.46280002128937.33976310292001.329.460.732.437.041.702.90.500
    1995MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf421.69310001031032.03386212241011.419.280.563.386.752.252.00.667
    1996Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcha-298---000.0010000100.20000000000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00.000
    1996Chicago White SoxALMLBcha47298Log - Sp - Ext - Perf745.76500001350159.16142381041464021.729.251.526.226.986.371.12.636
    1996Minor Totals: CHAbyYearAAA----291---000.0010000100.70000000000.000.000.000.000.000.002.00.000
    1996MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf745.79500001350159.36142381041464021.739.291.526.247.016.401.12.636
    1997Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcha-309---211.9313000813318.2125416111010.965.790.482.895.302.411.83.667
    1997Chicago White SoxALMLBcha47309Log - Sp - Ext - Perf312.915200025521552.2501817426306001.448.540.684.445.133.081.15.750
    1997Minor Totals: CHAbyYearAAA----301---211.9813000813318.7125416111010.995.930.492.975.442.471.83.667
    1997MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf312.935200025521552.7501817426306001.468.620.694.485.173.101.15.750
    1998Chicago White SoxALMLBcha473110Log - Sp - Ext - Perf245.153200023321136.2332121219300051.428.100.494.667.365.151.58.333
    1998Chicago CubsNLMLBchn523110Log - Sp - Ext - Perf315.1429000329028.0301816614221021.579.641.934.507.075.791.57.750
    1998MLB Totals: CHA-CHNbyYearMLB----312Log - Sp - Ext - Perf555.196100026611164.7633937833521071.508.831.124.637.295.471.58.500
    1999Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn-3211---006.3551000405.26441160001.249.531.591.599.536.356.00.000
    1999Chicago CubsNLMLBchn523211Log - Sp - Ext - Perf102.5016000216018.016553991021.398.001.504.504.502.501.001.000
    1999Minor Totals: CHNbyYearAAA----321---006.9251000405.76441160001.3510.381.731.7310.386.926.00.000
    1999MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf102.5016000216018.016553991021.398.001.504.504.502.501.001.000
    2000Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn343312---214.0120100519242.2462319212352021.369.700.422.537.384.852.92.667
    2000Chicago CubsNLMLBchn523312Log - Sp - Ext - Perf116.1413000513014.219111031152002.0511.661.846.753.076.750.45.500
    2000Minor Totals: CHNbyYearAAA----331---214.0520100519242.7462319212352021.379.810.432.567.464.912.92.667
    2000MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf116.3413000513014.719111031152002.1112.041.906.973.176.970.45.500
    MLB Totals (7 yrs)21134.222230008122327241.324212311330132166150121.559.031.124.936.204.591.26.618
    American League Totals (4 yrs)16114.101650007116527180.71778982189813011081.538.840.904.896.494.451.33.593
    National League Totals (3 yrs)524.63580001058060.76534311234364041.649.721.795.085.385.081.06.714
    Minor League Totals36303.36235413010219428519.350124219419153379381261.268.690.332.656.574.202.48.545
    Minor: A- Totals113.90850003030.030191318257051.279.000.302.407.505.703.13.500
    Minor: A Totals274.82271110516071.0704238331584061.428.870.383.937.355.321.87.222
    Minor: A+ Totals631.97380001638573.0492816125657051.016.040.123.088.013.452.60.667
    Minor: AA Totals16123.7978232036557214.02311099075313114161.339.710.292.235.514.582.47.571
    Minor: AAA Totals1172.5484200458216131.312144377361006041.208.310.482.476.863.022.78.611
    Chicago White Sox Totals (4 yrs)16114.101650007116527180.71778982189813011081.538.840.904.896.494.451.33.593
    Chicago Cubs Totals (3 yrs)524.63580001058060.76534311234364041.649.721.795.085.385.081.06.714
    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%
    2000Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn3433p---12010000000000500000.000.000.000.0001000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    2000Chicago CubsNLMLBchn5233pL-S-E-P1120000000001001000.0001.000.0001.000200.000.000.00050.000.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (1 yrs)120000000001001000.0001.000.0001.000200.000.000.00050.000.000.000.00.000.0
    National League Totals (1 yrs)120000000001001000.0001.000.0001.000200.000.000.00050.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals2010000000000500000.000.000.000.0001000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals2010000000000500000.000.000.000.0001000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    Chicago Cubs Totals (1 yrs)120000000001001000.0001.000.0001.000200.000.000.00050.000.000.000.00.000.0
    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
    1989Eugene EmeraldsNwstA-22P800.01501661.0000.800.0010.5100.013
    1990Appleton FoxesMidwA23P2700.0020332320.8700.700.0020.3100.05
    1991Baseball City RoyalsFSLA+24P3800.0513202018.9000.500.0029.0100.03
    1992Memphis ChicksSouAA25P3300.0926233735.9461.100.0022.9100.03
    1993Memphis ChicksSouAA26P600.06301991.0001.500.004.3100.020
    1994Birmingham BaronsSouAA27P3900.0290111111.0000.300.0028.1100.03
    1994Nashville SoundsAmerAAA27P1700.01701881.0000.500.0011.8100.012
    1995Nashville SoundsAmerAAA28P2800.046231210.8330.400.0019.4100.06
    1995Chicago White SoxALMLB28P31032.06302991.0000.300.2821.5100.06
    1996Nashville SoundsAmerAAA29P100.01000111.0001.000.000.7100.021
    1996Chicago White SoxALMLB29P50059.1432197.7780.100.1230.9100.04
    1997Nashville SoundsAmerAAA30P1300.01200331.0000.200.009.1100.016
    1997Chicago White SoxALMLB30P52052.22602881.0000.200.1532.3100.02
    1998Chicago White SoxALMLB31P32036.22600881.0000.300.2219.8100.09
    1998Chicago CubsNLMLB31P29028.01500661.0000.200.2117.8100.011
    1999Iowa CubsPCLAAA32P500.0000000.0000.000.003.5100.019
    1999Chicago CubsNLMLB32P16018.01100221.0000.100.119.9100.013
    2000Iowa CubsPCLAAA33P2000.0560011111.0000.600.0013.9100.010
    2000Chicago CubsNLMLB33P13014.22300551.0000.400.358.0100.015
    MLB Totals - (P)22302401827254745.9570.200.190.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)84001221243533.9430.400.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)78001738255755.9650.700.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)3800513202018.9000.500.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)2700020332320.8700.700.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (P)8001501661.0000.800.000.00.00
    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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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1989Minor8----------
    1990Minor27----------
    1991Minor38----------
    1992Minor33----------
    1993Minor6----------
    1994Minor56----------
    1995MLB31----------
    1995Minor28----------
    1996MLB50----------
    1996Minor1----------
    1997MLB52----------
    1997Minor13----------
    1998MLB61----------
    1999MLB16----------
    1999Minor5----------
    2000MLB13----------
    2000Minor20----------
    Totals458----------