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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Bret William Saberhagen
Stat Years
1983-2001  [mlb] 1984-2001
Height/Weight
6-1 / 200
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (444)
Draft Position
SS
Born Date/Place
Death
High School
Cleveland (Reseda,CA)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Kansas City Royals in Round #19 (#480 overall) of the 1982 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Al Kubski
MLB Debut
1984-04-04 - Boxscore  (Age: 19.358)
Service Time
Organizations
KCA [9] BOS [5] NYN [4] COL [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 521 ... retro id: sabeb001 ... mlbam id: 121604
Relations
Father of Drew Saberhagen
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1983Fort Myers RoyalsFSLA+kca-191---1052.30161631000109.2983428419824001.078.040.331.566.732.794.32.667
    1983Jacksonville SunsSouAAkca-191---622.9111112100077.1663125729482011.237.680.813.385.593.611.66.750
    1983Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAA/A+----192---1672.55272752000187.0164655311481306011.137.890.532.316.263.132.71.696
    1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31202Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10113.483818219201157.213871611336737121.107.880.742.054.174.052.03.476
    1984MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----201Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10113.493818219201157.713871611336737121.117.900.742.064.184.062.03.476
    1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31213Log - Sp - Ext - Perf2062.873232101000235.1211797519381581311.068.070.731.456.043.024.16.769
    1985MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----211Log - Sp - Ext - Perf2062.873232101000235.3211797519381581311.068.080.731.456.053.024.16.769
    1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31224Log - Sp - Ext - Perf7124.15302542450156.0165777215291121121.249.520.871.676.464.443.86.368
    1986MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf7124.15302542450156.0165777215291121121.249.520.871.676.464.443.86.368
    1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca18235Log - Sp - Ext - Perf18103.363333154000257.0246999627531636161.168.610.951.865.713.473.08.643
    1987MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf18103.363333154000257.0246999627531636161.168.610.951.865.713.473.08.643
    1988Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca18246Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14163.80353590000260.227112211018591719041.279.360.622.045.904.212.90.467
    1988MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14163.80353590000260.727112211018591719041.279.370.622.045.914.222.90.467
    1989Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca18257Log - Sp - Ext - Perf2362.163635124010262.1209746313431938120.967.170.451.486.622.544.49.793
    1989MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf2362.163635124010262.3209746313431938120.967.180.451.486.632.544.49.793
    1990Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca18268Log - Sp - Ext - Perf593.27202050000135.01465249928871011.299.730.601.875.803.473.11.357
    1990MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf593.27202050000135.01465249928871011.299.730.601.875.803.473.11.357
    1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca18279Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1383.07282872000196.1165766712451368191.077.560.552.066.233.483.02.619
    1991MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1383.07282872000196.3165766712451368191.077.570.552.076.243.493.02.619
    1992New York MetsNLMLBnyn182810Log - Sp - Ext - Perf353.5017151102097.2843938627811241.147.740.552.497.463.593.00.375
    1992MLB Totals: NYNbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf353.5217151102097.7843938627811241.147.780.562.507.503.613.00.375
    1993New York MetsNLMLBnyn182911Log - Sp - Ext - Perf773.29191941000139.113155511117932231.068.460.711.106.013.555.47.500
    1993MLB Totals: NYNbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf773.30191941000139.313155511117932231.068.480.711.106.023.565.47.500
    1994New York MetsNLMLBnyn173012Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1442.74242440000177.1169585413131430041.038.580.660.667.262.9411.00.778
    1994MLB Totals: NYNbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1442.74242440000177.3169585413131430041.038.590.660.667.272.9511.00.778
    1995New York MetsNLMLBnyn173113Log - Sp - Ext - Perf553.35161630000110.010545411320712051.148.591.061.645.813.683.55.500
    1995Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol313113Log - Sp - Ext - Perf216.28990000043.0603330813291051.7012.561.672.726.076.912.23.667
    1995MLB Totals: NYN-COLbyYearMLB----312Log - Sp - Ext - Perf764.18252530000153.01657871213310030101.299.711.241.945.884.593.03.538
    1997Lowell SpinnersNYPLA-bos-3314---000.0011000003.01000020000.333.000.000.006.000.000.00.000
    1997Trenton ThunderEastAAbos-3314---000.0022000008.02000190010.382.250.001.1310.130.009.00.000
    1997Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-3314---013.27220000011.011441190011.099.000.820.827.363.279.00.000
    1997Boston Red SoxALMLBbos173314Log - Sp - Ext - Perf016.58660000026.0302019510141021.5410.381.733.464.856.921.40.000
    1997Minor Totals: BOSbyYearA-/AA/AAA----333---011.64550000022.0144412200020.735.730.410.828.181.6410.00.000
    1997MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf016.58660000026.0302019510141021.5410.381.733.464.856.921.40.000
    1998Boston Red SoxALMLBbos173415Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1583.96313100000175.0181827722291004061.209.311.131.495.144.223.45.652
    1998MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1583.96313100000175.0181827722291004061.209.311.131.495.144.223.45.652
    1999Trenton ThunderEastAAbos-3516---100.0011000006.02000050000.333.000.000.007.500.000.001.000
    1999Boston Red SoxALMLBbos173516Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1062.95222200000119.012243391111811021.129.230.830.836.133.257.36.625
    1999Minor Totals: BOSbyYearAA----351---100.0011000006.02000050000.333.000.000.007.500.002.001.000
    1999MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----351Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1062.95222200000119.012243391111811021.129.230.830.836.133.257.36.625
    2000Lowell SpinnersNYPLA-bos-3617---000.0011000003.01000050000.333.000.000.0015.000.000.00.000
    2000Sarasota Red SoxFSLA+bos-3617---0127.0011000001.05330020005.0045.000.000.0018.0027.000.00.000
    2000Trenton ThunderEastAAbos-3617---006.0011000003.01221130030.673.003.003.009.006.003.00.000
    2000Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-3617---005.54440000013.014882490001.389.691.382.776.235.542.25.000
    2000Minor Totals: BOSbyYearAA/A+/A-/AAA----364---015.85770000020.021131335190031.309.451.352.258.555.853.80.000
    2001Gulf Coast Red Sox GCLRkbos-3718---011.5922000005.23110020000.534.760.000.003.181.590.00.000
    2001Sarasota Red SoxFSLA+bos-3718---006.7511000004.05330030001.2511.250.000.006.756.750.00.000
    2001Trenton ThunderEastAAbos-3718---002.4511000003.25110140001.6412.270.002.459.822.454.00.000
    2001Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-3718---003.0011000006.03220141010.674.500.001.506.003.004.00.000
    2001Boston Red SoxALMLBbos173718Log - Sp - Ext - Perf126.00330000015.019111030100011.2711.401.800.006.006.600.00.333
    2001Minor Totals: BOSbyYearAAA/A+/AA/Rk----374---013.30550000019.3167702131010.947.540.000.946.133.306.50.000
    2001MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----371Log - Sp - Ext - Perf126.00330000015.019111030100011.2711.401.800.006.006.602.00.333
    MLB Totals (17 yrs)1671173.343993717616132812,562.72452103695221847117155312591.148.610.771.656.023.643.64.588
    American League Totals (12 yrs)136953.333142886414132611,995.319038067381673811298478381.148.580.751.725.863.643.41.589
    National League Totals (5 yrs)31223.408583122020567.3549230214519041764211.138.710.811.436.623.654.63.585
    Minor League Totals17102.73454552000254.3217897715571877071.087.690.532.026.623.153.28.630
    Minor: Rk Totals011.7322000005.73110020000.585.190.000.003.461.732.00.000
    Minor: A- Totals000.0022000006.02000070000.333.000.000.0010.500.002.00.000
    Minor: A+ Totals1062.68181831000114.71084034419874001.118.510.321.506.863.154.58.625
    Minor: AA Totals722.5716162100098.0763428832692051.106.980.732.946.343.122.16.778
    Minor: AAA Totals014.20770000030.028141436221021.138.400.901.806.604.203.67.000
    Kansas City Royals Totals (8 yrs)110783.212522266414132611,660.315516505931263311093418271.138.410.681.795.933.523.30.585
    New York Mets Totals (4 yrs)29213.167674122020524.3489197184437738854161.088.400.741.326.663.385.04.580
    Boston Red Sox Totals (4 yrs)26173.90626200000335.0352156145415020560111.209.461.101.345.514.194.10.605
    Colorado Rockies Totals (1 yrs)216.28990000043.0603330813291051.7012.561.672.726.076.912.23.667
    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%
    1989Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca1825pL-S-E-P1360100000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1992New York MetsNLMLBnyn1828pL-S-E-P21728030000001903000.107.138.107.2453230.036.000.1583.1328.139.000.00.000.0
    1993New York MetsNLMLBnyn1829pL-S-E-P319452510000051008001.111.200.133.3335861.133.022.1438.6217.242.000.00.0020.0
    1994New York MetsNLMLBnyn1730pL-S-E-P4245871020010041408000.172.226.207.43370122.103.035.2275.7120.003.500.00.0020.0
    1995New York MetsNLMLBnyn1731pL-S-E-P51635241000001805000.114.139.143.2824151.057.029.1482.4419.518.000.00.0025.0
    1995Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol3131pL-S-E-P5914110000001400000.071.133.071.2041510.071.000.1006.6726.674.000.00.000.0
    1997Boston Red SoxALMLBbos1733pL-S-E-P611000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1998Boston Red SoxALMLBbos1734pL-S-E-P725000000000200000.000.000.000.000500.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.00.000.0
    1999Boston Red SoxALMLBbos1735pL-S-E-P824000000001200000.000.200.000.200500.250.000.00020.0040.002.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (9 yrs)12619013234001001349024001.121.177.142.319227274.089.021.1635.7321.593.770.00.0017.4
    National League Totals (5 yrs)8518012234001001245024001.128.182.150.332216274.089.022.1705.5620.833.750.00.0017.4
    American League Totals (4 yrs)4110100000001400000.000.091.000.0911100.100.000.0009.0936.364.000.00.000.0
    New York Mets Totals (4 yrs)7616611224001001141024001.133.186.157.343201264.090.024.1765.4720.403.730.00.0018.2
    Kansas City Royals Totals (1 yrs)360100000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Colorado Rockies Totals (1 yrs)914110000001400000.071.133.071.2041510.071.000.1006.6726.674.000.00.000.0
    Boston Red Sox Totals (3 yrs)510000000001400000.000.091.000.0911100.100.000.0009.0936.364.000.00.000.0
    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
    1983Fort Myers RoyalsFSLA+19P1600.01410302724.8891.500.0012.6100.08
    1983Jacksonville SunsSouAA19P1100.01190120201.0001.800.007.6100.011
    1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLB20P380157.21522113837.9741.000.2423.5100.03
    1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLB21P320235.12238246260.9681.900.2619.8100.06
    1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLB22P300156.01426204240.9521.300.2618.5100.08
    1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLB23P330257.02134255755.9651.700.2120.4100.07
    1988Kansas City RoyalsALMLB24P350260.21534335249.9421.400.1921.7100.04
    1989Kansas City RoyalsALMLB25P360262.12136416157.9341.600.2222.2100.04
    1990Kansas City RoyalsALMLB26P200135.01628124544.9782.200.3312.4100.09
    1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLB27P280196.11730224947.9591.700.2417.3100.010
    1992New York MetsNLMLB28P17097.27260233331.0001.900.3410.5100.012
    1993New York MetsNLMLB29P190139.11430204644.9572.300.3211.7100.011
    1994New York MetsNLMLB30P240177.11334214947.9592.000.2721.2100.06
    1995New York MetsNLMLB31P160110.06260332321.0002.000.2911.1100.011
    1995Colorado RockiesNLMLB31P9043.028101110.9091.100.236.3100.019
    1997Lowell SpinnersNYPLA-33P100.02200441.0004.000.001.3100.016
    1997Trenton ThunderEastAA33P200.01000111.0000.500.001.4100.021
    1997Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA33P200.01100221.0001.000.001.4100.023
    1997Boston Red SoxALMLB33P6026.0121143.7500.500.123.7100.020
    1998Boston Red SoxALMLB34P310175.01320113433.9711.100.1919.1100.09
    1999Trenton ThunderEastAA35P100.00300331.0003.000.000.7100.025
    1999Boston Red SoxALMLB35P220119.05180023231.0001.000.1913.6100.011
    2000Lowell SpinnersNYPLA-36P100.0000000.0000.000.001.3100.016
    2000Sarasota Red SoxFSLA+36P100.0000000.0000.000.000.7100.022
    2000Trenton ThunderEastAA36P100.0000000.0000.000.000.7100.025
    2000Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA36P400.01300441.0001.000.002.8100.021
    2001Gulf Coast Red Sox GCLRk37P200.0111032.6671.000.003.4100.022
    2001Sarasota Red SoxFSLA+37P100.0000000.0000.000.000.7100.026
    2001Trenton ThunderEastAA37P100.00100111.0001.000.000.7100.023
    2001Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA37P100.00100111.0001.000.000.7100.028
    2001Boston Red SoxALMLB37P3015.01300441.0001.300.271.9100.022
    MLB Totals - (P)39902,5602034152426642618.9631.500.240.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)7002500771.0001.000.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)160012130125251.0001.600.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)18001410302724.8891.300.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (P)2002200441.0002.000.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (P)200111032.6671.000.000.00.00
    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
    1983Minor27----------
    1984MLB38----------
    1985MLB32----------
    1986MLB30----------
    1987MLB33----------
    1988MLB35----------
    1989MLB36----------
    1990MLB20----------
    1991MLB28----------
    1992MLB17----------
    1993MLB19----------
    1994MLB24----------
    1995MLB25----------
    1997MLB6----------
    1997Minor5----------
    1998MLB31----------
    1999MLB22----------
    1999Minor1----------
    2000Minor7----------
    2001MLB3----------
    2001Minor5----------
    Totals444----------