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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Keith Rowe Atherton
Stat Years
1978-1989  [mlb] 1983-1989
Height/Weight
6-4 / 200
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (497)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1959-02-19 in Mathews, Virginia   [61.140]
High School
Mathews (Mathews,VA)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Oakland Athletics in Round #2 (#30 overall) of the 1978 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1983-07-14 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.145)
Service Time
Organizations
OAK [9] MIN [3] DET [1] CLE [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 8301 ... retro id: athek001 ... mlbam id: 110362
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1978Bend Timber HawksNwstA-oak-191---733.4212129200092.0864435540817031.378.410.493.917.924.302.03.700
    1978Minor Totals: OAKbyYearA-----191---733.4212129200092.0864435540817031.378.410.493.917.924.302.03.700
    1979Modesto A'sCalifA+oak-202---985.98212190000146.01901079718511031031.6511.711.113.146.356.602.02.529
    1979Waterbury A'sEastAAoak-202---035.57440000021.028231321371001.9512.000.865.573.009.860.54.000
    1979Minor Totals: OAKbyYearAA/A+----202---9115.93252590000167.021813011020641102031.6911.751.083.455.937.011.72.450
    1980West Haven WhitecapsEastAAoak-213---11124.122727132000190.01851018714581172011.288.760.662.755.544.782.02.478
    1980Minor Totals: OAKbyYearAA----211---11124.122727132000190.01851018714581172011.288.760.662.755.544.782.02.478
    1981West Haven A'sEastAAoak-224---11133.60272740000175.0174837013641167061.368.950.673.295.974.271.81.458
    1981Minor Totals: OAKbyYearAA----221---11133.60272740000175.0174837013641167061.368.950.673.295.974.271.81.458
    1982Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-235---1294.37282861000200.02141089726541283021.349.631.172.435.764.862.37.571
    1982Minor Totals: OAKbyYearAAA----231---1294.37282861000200.02141089726541283021.349.631.172.435.764.862.37.571
    1983Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-246---383.962614106122120.111760531444932021.348.751.053.296.964.492.11.273
    1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak55246Log - Sp - Ext - Perf252.77290002129468.1532221723401111.116.980.923.035.272.901.74.286
    1983Minor Totals: OAKbyYearAAA----241---383.972614106122120.311760531444932021.348.771.053.306.974.502.11.273
    1983MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf252.78290002129468.3532221723401111.127.000.933.045.292.911.74.286
    1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak55257Log - Sp - Ext - Perf764.335700024572104.011051501339583021.439.521.133.385.024.411.49.538
    1984MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf764.335700024572104.011051501339583021.439.521.133.385.024.411.49.538
    1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak55268Log - Sp - Ext - Perf474.305600021563104.28951501742772001.257.651.463.616.624.391.83.364
    1985MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf474.325600021563104.78951501742772001.267.691.473.636.654.401.83.364
    1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak55279Log - Sp - Ext - Perf125.8713000513015.118101021180001.8910.571.176.464.705.870.73.333
    1986Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin22279Log - Sp - Ext - Perf583.754700031471081.2823734935592011.439.040.993.866.504.081.69.385
    1986MLB Totals: OAK-MINbyYearMLB----272Log - Sp - Ext - Perf6104.086000036601097.010047441146672011.519.281.024.276.224.361.46.375
    1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin222810Log - Sp - Ext - Perf754.54590002959279.18146401030511041.409.191.133.405.795.221.70.583
    1987MLB Totals: MINbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf754.55590002959279.38146401030511041.409.221.143.415.805.231.70.583
    1988Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin222911Log - Sp - Ext - Perf753.41490001349374.06529281022431021.187.911.222.685.233.531.95.583
    1988MLB Totals: MINbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf753.41490001349374.06529281022431021.187.911.222.685.233.531.95.583
    1989Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-3012---121.38600046113.074201121010.624.850.000.698.312.7712.00.333
    1989Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcle-3012---019.28400004010.22011111560002.3416.870.844.225.069.281.20.000
    1989Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle38,223012Log - Sp - Ext - Perf034.15320001432239.0482218713130001.5611.081.623.003.005.081.00.000
    1989Minor Totals: DET-CLEbyYearAAA----302---135.0410000410123.727151316181011.4210.470.392.336.985.823.00.250
    1989MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf034.15320001432239.0482218713130001.5611.081.623.003.005.081.00.000
    MLB Totals (8 yrs)33413.9934200015834226566.354626825175215349101101.348.681.193.425.554.261.62.446
    American League Totals (8 yrs)33413.9934200015834226566.354626825175215349101101.348.681.193.425.554.261.62.446
    Minor League Totals54594.3215513342510223968.0102154146593330663240181.409.490.863.076.165.032.01.478
    Minor: A- Totals733.4212129200092.0864435540817031.378.410.493.917.924.302.03.700
    Minor: A+ Totals985.98212190000146.01901079718511031031.6511.711.113.146.356.602.02.529
    Minor: AA Totals22283.965858172000386.03872071702913524010071.359.020.683.155.604.831.78.440
    Minor: AAA Totals16204.2664427110223344.0358183163411042396051.349.371.072.726.254.792.30.444
    Oakland Athletics Totals (4 yrs)14204.04155000711559292.3270134131391151836131.328.321.203.545.644.131.59.412
    Minnesota Twins Totals (3 yrs)19183.911550007315515235.022811210229871534071.348.731.113.335.864.291.76.514
    Cleveland Indians Totals (1 yrs)034.15320001432239.0482218713130001.5611.081.623.003.005.081.00.000
    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%
    1982Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-23p---1281000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak5524pL-S-E-P2291000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (1 yrs)291000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    American League Totals (1 yrs)291000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals281000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals281000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    Oakland Athletics Totals (1 yrs)291000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    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
    1978Bend Timber HawksNwstA-19P1200.07170024241.0002.000.0016.7100.05
    1979Modesto A'sCalifA+20P2100.07240031311.0001.500.0015.0100.06
    1979Waterbury A'sEastAA20P400.0241076.8571.500.002.9100.011
    1980West Haven WhitecapsEastAA21P2700.0927323936.9231.300.0019.4100.02
    1981West Haven A'sEastAA22P2700.01631455147.9221.700.0019.6100.08
    1982Tacoma TigersPCLAAA23P2800.01124413935.8971.300.0019.6100.04
    1983Tacoma TigersPCLAAA24P2600.0910512419.7920.700.0018.3100.05
    1983Oakland AthleticsALMLB24P29068.11700881.0000.300.1217.9100.08
    1984Oakland AthleticsALMLB25P570104.055101110.9090.200.1035.2100.02
    1985Oakland AthleticsALMLB26P560104.246101110.9090.200.1034.6100.02
    1986Minnesota TwinsALMLB27P47081.2510111615.9380.300.1829.0100.01
    1986Oakland AthleticsALMLB27P13015.11100221.0000.200.138.0100.014
    1987Minnesota TwinsALMLB28P59079.1312101615.9380.300.1936.4100.02
    1988Minnesota TwinsALMLB29P49074.039101312.9230.200.1630.2100.03
    1989Toledo Mud HensILAAA30P600.01100221.0000.300.004.1100.018
    1989Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAA30P400.01000111.0000.300.002.8100.017
    1989Cleveland IndiansALMLB30P32039.04100551.0000.200.1319.8100.05
    MLB Totals - (P)34205652651518277.9390.200.140.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)64002235926657.8640.900.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)58002762879789.9181.500.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)21007240031311.0001.500.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (P)12007170024241.0002.000.000.00.00
    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
    1978Minor12----------
    1979Minor25----------
    1980Minor27----------
    1981Minor27----------
    1982Minor28----------
    1983MLB29----------
    1983Minor26----------
    1984MLB57----------
    1985MLB56----------
    1986MLB60----------
    1987MLB59----------
    1988MLB49----------
    1989MLB32----------
    1989Minor10----------
    Totals497----------