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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Forest Gregory Swindell
Stat Years
1986-2003  [mlb] 1986-2002
Height/Weight
6-3 / 230
Bats/Throws
Right / Left
Positions
P (676)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1965-01-02 in Fort Worth, Texas   [55.052]
Death
High School
Sharpstown (Houston,TX)
Colleges
University of Texas (Austin, Texas)
Draft
Selected by the Cleveland Indians in Round #1 (#2 overall) of the 1986 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Red Gaskill
MLB Debut
1986-08-21 - Boxscore  (Age: 21.231)
Service Time
Organizations
CLE [7] ARI [5] HOU [4] MIN [2] CIN [1] BOS [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 415 ... retro id: swing001 ... mlbam id: 123057
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1986Waterloo IndiansMidwAcle-211---211.00330000018.0122213250000.836.000.501.5012.501.008.33.667
    1986Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21211Log - Sp - Ext - Perf524.23991000061.2573529915463211.178.321.312.196.715.113.07.714
    1986Minor Totals: CLEbyYearA----211---211.00330000018.0122213250000.836.000.501.5012.501.008.33.667
    1986MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----211Log - Sp - Ext - Perf524.26991000061.7573529915463211.188.381.322.216.765.153.07.714
    1987Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21222Log - Sp - Ext - Perf385.10161541010102.111262581837970111.469.851.583.258.535.452.62.273
    1987MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf385.11161541010102.311262581837970111.469.871.593.268.555.472.62.273
    1988Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21233Log - Sp - Ext - Perf18143.203333124000242.0234978618451805011.158.700.671.676.693.614.00.563
    1988MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf18143.203333124000242.0234978618451805011.158.700.671.676.693.614.00.563
    1989Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21244Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1363.37282852000184.1170716916511293101.208.300.782.496.303.472.53.684
    1989MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1363.37282852000184.3170716916511293101.208.310.782.496.313.472.53.684
    1990Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21255Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1294.40343430000214.224511010527471353211.3610.271.131.975.664.612.87.571
    1990MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1294.41343430000214.724511010527471353211.3610.291.131.975.674.622.87.571
    1991Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21266Log - Sp - Ext - Perf9163.48333370000238.02411129221311693131.149.110.791.176.394.245.45.360
    1991MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf9163.48333370000238.02411129221311693131.149.110.791.176.394.245.45.360
    1992Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29277Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1282.70313053010213.2210726414411383221.178.850.591.735.813.033.37.600
    1992MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1282.70313053010213.7210726414411383221.188.860.591.735.833.043.37.600
    1993Houston AstrosNLMLBhou21288Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12134.16313011010190.1215988824401242211.3410.171.131.895.864.633.10.480
    1993MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12134.17313011010190.3215988824401242211.3410.181.141.895.874.643.10.480
    1994Houston AstrosNLMLBhou21299Log - Sp - Ext - Perf894.37242410000148.117580722026741111.3610.621.211.584.494.852.85.471
    1994MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf894.38242410000148.317580722026741111.3610.631.221.584.504.862.85.471
    1995Houston AstrosNLMLBhou223010Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1094.47332611370153.018086762139963021.4310.591.242.295.655.062.46.526
    1995MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1094.47332611370153.018086762139963021.4310.591.242.295.655.062.46.526
    1996Houston AstrosNLMLBhou223111Log - Sp - Ext - Perf037.83840034023.0352520511150012.0013.701.964.305.879.781.36.000
    1996Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle123111Log - Sp - Ext - Perf116.5913200111028.231212188210001.369.732.512.516.596.592.63.500
    1996MLB Totals: HOU-CLEbyYearMLB----312Log - Sp - Ext - Perf147.2121600415051.76646411319360011.6611.602.293.346.338.091.89.200
    1997Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin173212Log - Sp - Ext - Perf743.586510012641115.210246461225750021.107.940.931.955.843.583.00.636
    1997MLB Totals: MINbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf743.596510012641115.710246461225750021.107.970.941.955.863.593.00.636
    1998Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin173313Log - Sp - Ext - Perf333.66520001252266.16727271018453031.289.091.362.446.113.662.50.500
    1998Boston Red SoxALMLBbos373313Log - Sp - Ext - Perf233.3829000329024.025139313180001.589.381.134.886.754.881.38.400
    1998MLB Totals: MIN-BOSbyYearMLB----332Log - Sp - Ext - Perf563.60810001581290.39240361331633031.379.191.303.106.294.002.03.455
    1999Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari223414Log - Sp - Ext - Perf402.51630001563164.2541918821510011.167.521.112.927.102.642.431.000
    1999MLB Totals: ARIbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf402.52630001563164.7541918821510011.177.571.122.947.152.662.431.000
    2000Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari223515Log - Sp - Ext - Perf263.20640002164176.0712927720640011.208.410.832.377.583.433.20.250
    2000MLB Totals: ARIbyYearMLB----351Log - Sp - Ext - Perf263.20640002164176.0712927720640011.208.410.832.377.583.433.20.250
    2001Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari223616Log - Sp - Ext - Perf264.53640001864253.2512727128421001.108.552.011.347.044.535.25.250
    2001MLB Totals: ARIbyYearMLB----361Log - Sp - Ext - Perf264.57640001864253.7512727128421001.118.632.031.357.114.575.25.250
    2002Tucson SidewindersPCLAAAari-3717---000.0011000001.00000000000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00.000
    2002Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari223717Log - Sp - Ext - Perf026.2734000534033.038232395230001.3010.362.451.366.276.274.60.000
    2002Minor Totals: ARIbyYearAAA----371---000.0011000001.00000000000.000.000.000.000.000.002.00.000
    2002MLB Totals: ARIbyYearMLB----371Log - Sp - Ext - Perf026.2734000534033.038232395230001.3010.362.451.366.276.274.60.000
    2003Tucson SidewindersPCLAAAari-3818---016.53830015020.23215151580021.7913.940.442.183.486.531.60.000
    2003Minor Totals: ARIbyYearAAA----381---016.68830015020.73215151580021.8314.260.452.233.566.681.60.000
    MLB Totals (19 yrs)1231223.8666426940129339572,233.32313105395726250115423012211.269.321.062.026.214.243.08.502
    National League Totals (9 yrs)50563.9135211485652384955.7102945941512021162710591.309.701.131.995.914.322.97.472
    American League Totals (10 yrs)73663.823121553272815731,277.71284594542142290915207121.239.051.002.046.454.193.16.525
    Minor League Totals223.901270015039.744171728330021.3310.100.461.847.583.904.13.500
    Minor: A Totals211.00330000018.0122213250000.836.000.501.5012.501.008.33.667
    Minor: AAA Totals016.37940015021.73215151580021.7513.580.422.123.406.371.60.000
    Arizona Diamondbacks Totals (4 yrs)8143.76225000592254227.3214989536541801021.188.481.432.147.133.883.33.364
    Cleveland Indians Totals (7 yrs)61563.8616615432711201,071.7109050846011723477717771.249.160.981.976.534.273.32.521
    Minnesota Twins Totals (2 yrs)1073.61117100241163182.0169737322431203051.168.361.092.135.933.612.79.588
    Houston Astros Totals (4 yrs)30344.489684326120514.7605289256701163096351.4010.591.232.035.415.062.66.469
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (1 yrs)1282.70313053010213.7210726414411383221.188.860.591.735.833.043.37.600
    Boston Red Sox Totals (1 yrs)233.3829000329024.025139313180001.589.381.134.886.754.881.38.400
    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%
    1992Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2927pL-S-E-P1318021020040011505100.125.134.150.28487122.038.025.1521.1517.2415.000.00.0020.0
    1993Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2128pL-S-E-P23160311100400016010000.183.183.200.38370121.017.017.2500.0022.860.000.00.009.1
    1994Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2129pL-S-E-P32444111300000014012000.250.250.318.56856143.068.068.3670.0025.000.000.00.0027.3
    1995Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2230pL-S-E-P434504123005003906001.240.283.300.58359153.120.060.2935.0815.253.000.00.0025.0
    1996Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2231pL-S-E-P586021000000100000.333.333.500.833631.167.167.4000.0016.670.000.00.0050.0
    1999Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari2234pL-S-E-P6614000000000102001.000.000.000.000600.000.000.0000.0016.670.000.00.000.0
    2000Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari2235pL-S-E-P7611000000000101000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    2003Tucson SidewindersPCLAAAari-38p---885000000000100001.000.000.000.000500.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (7 yrs)250245104610001300457036102.188.200.229.4292865610.057.041.2431.4019.9314.250.00.0021.7
    National League Totals (7 yrs)250245104610001300457036102.188.200.229.4292865610.057.041.2431.4019.9314.250.00.0021.7
    Minor League Totals85000000000100001.000.000.000.000500.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals85000000000100001.000.000.000.000500.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.00.000.0
    Arizona Diamondbacks Totals (2 yrs)1225000000000203001.000.000.000.000800.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.00.000.0
    Houston Astros Totals (4 yrs)97160836800900340028001.225.239.275.514191448.069.050.3001.5720.9413.330.00.0022.2
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (1 yrs)318021020040011505100.125.134.150.28487122.038.025.1521.1517.2415.000.00.0020.0
    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
    1986Waterloo IndiansMidwA21P300.01200331.0001.000.002.1100.016
    1986Cleveland IndiansALMLB21P9061.22120114141.0001.600.235.6100.016
    1987Cleveland IndiansALMLB22P160102.1013111413.9290.800.139.9100.012
    1988Cleveland IndiansALMLB23P330242.0829103837.9741.100.1520.4100.04
    1989Cleveland IndiansALMLB24P280184.17250132321.0001.100.1717.3100.09
    1990Cleveland IndiansALMLB25P340214.2820112928.9660.800.1321.0100.04
    1991Cleveland IndiansALMLB26P330238.0730123837.9741.100.1620.4100.05
    1992Cincinnati RedsNLMLB27P310213.2633124039.9751.300.1819.1100.08
    1993Houston AstrosNLMLB28P310190.1232103534.9711.100.1819.1100.010
    1994Houston AstrosNLMLB29P240148.1614102120.9520.800.1420.9100.08
    1995Houston AstrosNLMLB30P330153.0931114140.9761.200.2622.997.16
    1996Cleveland IndiansALMLB31P13028.21601771.0000.500.258.1100.014
    1996Houston AstrosNLMLB31P8023.0231065.8330.600.224.9100.020
    1997Minnesota TwinsALMLB32P650115.212110123231.0000.400.2040.1100.03
    1998Minnesota TwinsALMLB33P52066.1860014141.0000.300.2132.1100.05
    1998Boston Red SoxALMLB33P29024.02401661.0000.200.2517.9100.011
    1999Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLB34P63064.23100213131.0000.200.2038.9100.01
    2000Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLB35P64076.01120013131.0000.200.1739.5100.01
    2001Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLB36P64053.21301441.0000.100.0839.5100.02
    2002Tucson SidewindersPCLAAA37P100.0000000.0000.000.000.7100.027
    2002Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLB37P34033.01301441.0000.100.1221.0100.08
    2003Tucson SidewindersPCLAAA38P800.01200331.0000.400.005.6100.018
    MLB Totals - (P)66402,22986297916392383.9770.600.170.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)9001200331.0000.300.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)3001200331.0001.000.000.00.00
    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
    1986MLB9----------
    1986Minor3----------
    1987MLB16----------
    1988MLB33----------
    1989MLB28----------
    1990MLB34----------
    1991MLB33----------
    1992MLB31----------
    1993MLB31----------
    1994MLB24----------
    1995MLB33----------
    1996MLB21----------
    1997MLB65----------
    1998MLB81----------
    1999MLB63----------
    2000MLB64----------
    2001MLB64----------
    2002MLB34----------
    2002Minor1----------
    2003Minor8----------
    Totals676----------