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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
William Charles Swift
Stat Years
1985-1998  [mlb] 1985-1998
Height/Weight
6-0 / 180
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (432)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1961-10-27 in Portland, Maine   [58.254]
High School
South Portland (Portland,ME)
Colleges
University of Maine (Orono, Maine)
Draft
Selected by the Seattle Mariners in Round #1 (#2 overall) of the 1984 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Bill Kearns
MLB Debut
1985-06-07 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.223)
Service Time
Organizations
SEA [8] SFN [3] COL [3] BAL [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 18667 ... retro id: swifb001 ... mlbam id: 123053
Relations
Cousin of Nick Caiazzo
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1985Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAsea-231---213.69770000039.0341616221213001.417.850.464.854.853.691.00.667
    1985Seattle MarinersALMLBsea18231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf6104.77232100020120.21317164848555351.489.770.603.584.105.301.15.375
    1985Minor Totals: SEAbyYearAA----231---213.69770000039.0341616221213001.417.850.464.854.853.691.00.667
    1985MLB Totals: SEAbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf6104.79232100020120.71317164848555351.499.810.603.594.125.321.15.375
    1986Calgary CannonsPCLAAAsea-242---443.951083122157.0573325522292021.399.000.793.474.585.211.32.500
    1986Seattle MarinersALMLBsea18242Log - Sp - Ext - Perf295.462917103120115.11488570555552171.7611.550.394.294.296.631.00.182
    1986Minor Totals: SEAbyYearAAA----241---443.951083122157.0573325522292021.399.000.793.474.585.211.32.500
    1986MLB Totals: SEAbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf295.472917103120115.31488570555552171.7611.570.394.304.306.651.00.182
    1987Calgary CannonsPCLAAAsea-253---008.84550000018.132221821352002.4515.710.986.382.4510.800.38.000
    1987Minor Totals: SEAbyYearAAA----251---008.95550000018.332221821352002.4915.910.996.462.4910.940.38.000
    1988Seattle MarinersALMLBsea18264Log - Sp - Ext - Perf8124.593824614140174.219999891065476281.5110.250.523.352.425.100.72.400
    1988MLB Totals: SEAbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf8124.603824614140174.719999891065476281.5210.280.523.362.435.110.72.400
    1989San Bernardino SpiritCalifA+sea-275---100.00220000010.08000240001.007.200.001.803.600.002.001.000
    1989Seattle MarinersALMLBsea18275Log - Sp - Ext - Perf734.433716007211130.01407264738454121.379.690.482.633.124.981.18.700
    1989Minor Totals: SEAbyYearA+----271---100.00220000010.08000240001.007.200.001.803.600.002.001.000
    1989MLB Totals: SEAbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf734.433716007211130.01407264738454121.379.690.482.633.124.981.18.700
    1990Seattle MarinersALMLBsea18286Log - Sp - Ext - Perf642.395580018476128.01354634421428371.229.490.281.482.953.232.00.600
    1990MLB Totals: SEAbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf642.395580018476128.01354634421428371.229.490.281.482.953.232.00.600
    1991Seattle MarinersALMLBsea18297Log - Sp - Ext - Perf121.997100030711790.1742220326482111.117.370.302.594.782.191.85.333
    1991MLB Totals: SEAbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf122.007100030711790.3742220326482111.117.390.302.604.792.201.85.333
    1992San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn26308Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1042.08302232281164.21444138643770131.147.870.332.354.212.241.79.714
    1992MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1042.08302232281164.71444138643770131.147.890.332.364.222.251.79.714
    1993San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn26319Log - Sp - Ext - Perf2182.82343411000232.2195827318551574061.077.540.702.136.073.172.85.724
    1993MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf2182.83343411000232.7195827318551574061.087.560.702.136.093.182.85.724
    1994San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn263210Log - Sp - Ext - Perf873.38171700000109.110949411031622011.288.970.822.555.104.032.00.533
    1994MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf873.38171700000109.310949411031622011.288.990.822.565.114.042.00.533
    1995Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol203311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf934.94191900000105.212262581243682011.5610.391.023.665.795.281.58.750
    1995MLB Totals: COLbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf934.96191900000105.712262581243682011.5710.441.033.685.825.301.58.750
    1996Salem AvalancheCaroA+col-3412---004.5022000006.09430140001.6713.500.001.506.006.004.00.000
    1996Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol203412Log - Sp - Ext - Perf115.40730024218.12312111550001.5311.290.492.452.455.891.00.500
    1996Minor Totals: COLbyYearA+----341---004.5022000006.09430140001.6713.500.001.506.006.004.00.000
    1996MLB Totals: COLbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf115.47730024218.32312111550001.5511.440.502.492.495.971.00.500
    1997Salem AvalancheCaroA+col-3513---016.7511000004.04331010001.009.002.250.002.256.750.00.000
    1997Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-3513---014.9120000203.22220320001.364.910.007.364.914.910.67.000
    1997Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol-3513---0112.0011000003.04441340002.3312.003.009.0012.0012.001.33.000
    1997Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol203513Log - Sp - Ext - Perf466.3414130011065.18557461126292221.7011.711.523.583.997.851.12.400
    1997Minor Totals: COL-BALbyYearA+/AAA----353---037.94420002010.710992670001.578.821.765.296.187.941.17.000
    1997MLB Totals: COLbyYearMLB----351Log - Sp - Ext - Perf466.3614130011065.38557461126292221.7111.751.523.594.017.881.12.400
    1998Seattle MarinersALMLBsea263614Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1195.85292600030144.21831039421517712101.6211.381.313.174.796.411.51.550
    1998MLB Totals: SEAbyYearMLB----361Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1195.87292600030144.71831039421517712101.6211.421.313.184.816.431.51.550
    MLB Totals (13 yrs)94783.9540322011467183271,599.716888017021165077673816531.379.500.652.854.324.511.51.547
    American League Totals (7 yrs)41494.33282112716217024903.71010498435583043692813401.4510.060.583.033.684.961.21.456
    National League Totals (6 yrs)53293.45121108435133696.067830326758203398103131.278.770.752.625.153.921.96.646
    Minor League Totals784.53302631241141.015084711165707021.529.570.704.154.475.361.08.467
    Minor: A+ Totals112.70550000020.021761390001.209.450.451.354.053.153.00.500
    Minor: AA Totals213.69770000039.0341616221213001.417.850.464.854.853.691.00.667
    Minor: AAA Totals465.3818143124182.0956149841404021.6610.430.884.504.396.700.98.400
    Seattle Mariners Totals (7 yrs)41494.33282112716217024903.71010498435583043692813401.4510.060.583.033.684.961.21.456
    San Francisco Giants Totals (3 yrs)39192.70817343281506.74481721523412929661101.147.970.602.295.263.062.29.672
    Colorado Rockies Totals (3 yrs)14105.47403500352189.323013111524741024231.6110.951.143.524.856.231.38.583
    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%
    1992San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2630pL-S-E-P134513830030011805000.157.173.216.38957113.078.059.2421.7531.5818.000.00.0037.5
    1993San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2631pL-S-E-P234801221100400519010103.263.302.275.57796221.075.012.3395.2119.793.800.00.004.8
    1994San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2632pL-S-E-P31832563002003505000.188.257.281.5384093.188.093.2227.5012.501.670.00.0050.0
    1995Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol2033pL-S-E-P41936571014102505000.194.237.306.54343112.194.112.2004.6511.632.5036.02.3328.6
    1996Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol2034pL-S-E-P576020000000100000.333.333.333.666620.000.000.4000.0016.670.000.00.000.0
    1997Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol-35p---6110101020000000001.0001.0003.0004.0001312.0002.0001.0000.000.000.000.00.00100.0
    1997Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol2035pL-S-E-P61419241002004414001.211.375.263.6382851.263.052.26714.2914.291.000.00.0025.0
    1998Seattle MarinersALMLBsea2636pL-S-E-P725000000000200000.000.000.000.000500.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (7 yrs)128229274890115101554129104.210.260.262.5222756010.122.052.2695.4519.643.60229.00.3620.8
    National League Totals (6 yrs)126224274890115101552129104.214.266.268.5342706010.125.054.2735.5619.263.47224.00.3720.8
    American League Totals (1 yrs)25000000000200000.000.000.000.000500.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals110101020000000001.0001.0003.0004.0001312.0002.0001.0000.000.000.000.00.00100.0
    Minor: AAA Totals110101020000000001.0001.0003.0004.0001312.0002.0001.0000.000.000.000.00.00100.0
    San Francisco Giants Totals (3 yrs)861632035700900942020103.215.254.258.512193427.098.043.2874.6621.764.670.00.0020.0
    Colorado Rockies Totals (3 yrs)406171320161061019001.213.294.295.58977183.197.082.2407.7912.991.6761.01.3023.1
    Seattle Mariners Totals (1 yrs)25000000000200000.000.000.000.000500.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.00.000.0
    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
    1985Chattanooga LookoutsSouAA23P700.04140318181.0002.600.004.9100.012
    1985Seattle MarinersALMLB23P230120.21018112928.9661.200.2314.2100.010
    1986Calgary CannonsPCLAAA24P1000.0921143130.9683.000.007.0100.012
    1986Seattle MarinersALMLB24P290115.11321113534.9711.200.3017.9100.08
    1987Calgary CannonsPCLAAA25P500.05404991.0001.800.003.5100.016
    1988Seattle MarinersALMLB26P380174.21933435652.9291.400.3023.6100.05
    1989San Bernardino SpiritCalifA+27P200.01200331.0001.500.001.4100.017
    1989Seattle MarinersALMLB27P370130.01839255957.9661.500.4422.8100.05
    1990Seattle MarinersALMLB28P550128.01021213331.9390.600.2434.0100.03
    1991Seattle MarinersALMLB29P71090.1625343431.9120.400.3443.8100.02
    1992San Francisco GiantsNLMLB30P300164.21833135251.9811.700.3118.588.27
    1993San Francisco GiantsNLMLB31P340232.21744636761.9101.800.2621.0100.08
    1994San Francisco GiantsNLMLB32P170109.1813212321.9131.200.1914.894.410
    1995Colorado RockiesNLMLB33P190105.2928123837.9741.900.3513.2100.012
    1996Salem AvalancheCaroA+34P200.00200221.0001.000.001.4100.022
    1996Colorado RockiesNLMLB34P7018.12400661.0000.900.334.3100.017
    1997Salem AvalancheCaroA+35P100.01100221.0002.000.000.7100.020
    1997Rochester Red WingsILAAA35P200.00200221.0001.000.001.4100.016
    1997Colorado RockiesNLMLB35P14065.1422122726.9631.900.408.6100.014
    1998Seattle MarinersALMLB36P290144.21729435046.9201.600.3218.0100.09
    MLB Totals - (P)40301,5961513302829509481.9451.200.300.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)17001427184241.9762.400.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)7004140318181.0002.600.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)5002500771.0001.400.000.00.00
    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
    1985MLB23----------
    1985Minor7----------
    1986MLB29----------
    1986Minor10----------
    1987Minor5----------
    1988MLB38----------
    1989MLB37----------
    1989Minor2----------
    1990MLB55----------
    1991MLB71----------
    1992MLB30----------
    1993MLB34----------
    1994MLB17----------
    1995MLB19----------
    1996MLB7----------
    1996Minor2----------
    1997MLB14----------
    1997Minor3----------
    1998MLB29----------
    Totals432----------