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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Merritt Patrick Cain
Stat Years
1932-1938  [mlb] 1932-1938
Height/Weight
5-11 / 190
Bats/Throws
Left / Right
Positions
P (178)
Draft Position
 
Born Date/Place
Death
1975-04-03 [67.364]    Cause: TBC PREMIUM
High School
None listed
Colleges
Draft
MLB Debut
1932-04-15 - Boxscore  (Age: 25.010)
Service Time
Organizations
PHA [4] CHA [3] SLA [2]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 9533 ... retro id: cains101 ... mlbam id: 111865
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1932Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha16251---345.001063014045.0422725128240001.568.400.205.604.805.400.86.429
    1932MLB Totals: PHAbyYearMLB----251---345.001063014045.0422725128240001.568.400.205.604.805.400.86.429
    1933Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha16262---13124.253832161261218.024413210318137434031.7510.070.745.661.785.450.31.520
    1933MLB Totals: PHAbyYearMLB----261---13124.253832161261218.024413210318137434031.7510.070.745.661.785.450.31.520
    1934Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha11273---9174.413632150240230.223512811315128663031.579.170.594.992.584.990.52.346
    1934MLB Totals: PHAbyYearMLB----271---9174.423632150240230.723512811315128663031.589.190.595.002.585.000.52.346
    1935Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha11284---056.58650001026.039221911950002.2313.500.356.581.737.620.26.000
    1935St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla12284---985.26312480170167.2197112987104682041.8010.570.385.583.656.010.65.529
    1935MLB Totals: PHA-SLAbyYearMLB----282---9135.45372980180193.72361341178123732041.8610.990.375.733.406.240.59.409
    1936St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla19295---116.61431001016.12013120980001.7811.020.004.964.417.160.89.500
    1936Chicago White SoxALMLBcha17295---14104.753026141240195.12281121031875421051.5510.510.833.461.945.160.56.583
    1936MLB Totals: SLA-CHAbyYearMLB----292---15114.903429151250211.72481251151884501051.5710.570.773.582.135.330.60.577
    1937Chicago White SoxALMLBcha17306---426.1618610412068.2884847751171002.0211.530.926.682.236.290.33.667
    1937MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----301---426.2018610412068.7884847751171002.0411.610.926.732.246.330.33.667
    1938Chicago White SoxALMLBcha17317---014.58530022019.226171001861002.2411.900.008.242.757.780.33.000
    1938MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----311---014.69530022019.726171001861002.2912.190.008.442.817.970.33.000
    MLB Totals (9 yrs)53604.8317813758214411987.3111961153067569279120151.7110.200.615.192.545.570.49.469
    American League Totals (9 yrs)53604.8317813758214411987.3111961153067569279120151.7110.200.615.192.545.570.49.469
    Philadelphia Athletics Totals (4 yrs)25384.5190753415151519.7560309260353121387061.689.710.615.412.395.360.44.397
    Chicago White Sox Totals (3 yrs)18135.0853351518180283.734217716025144653051.7210.870.794.582.075.630.45.581
    St. Louis Browns Totals (2 yrs)1095.38352790180184.02171251107113762041.7910.610.345.533.726.110.67.526
    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%
    1932Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha1625p---11012030000002300000.250.357.250.6071430.167.000.00014.2921.431.500.00.000.0
    1933Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha1626p---2398031620040021714000.200.229.225.45487182.050.025.0002.3019.548.500.00.0012.5
    1934Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha1127p---3368241310060012305000.159.169.171.34088141.024.012.0001.1426.1423.000.00.007.7
    1935Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha1128p---468000000000100000.000.000.000.000800.000.000.0000.0012.500.000.00.000.0
    1935St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla1228p---4315731110050011503000.193.207.211.41861121.035.018.0001.6424.5915.000.00.009.1
    1936St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla1929p---547120000000100000.286.286.286.572720.000.000.0000.0014.290.000.00.000.0
    1936Chicago White SoxALMLBcha1729p---531685700040071404000.103.187.103.2907970.103.000.0008.8617.722.000.00.000.0
    1937Chicago White SoxALMLBcha1730p---61822240002000402000.182.182.182.3642440.000.000.0000.0016.670.000.00.000.0
    1938Chicago White SoxALMLBcha1731p---758000000000500000.000.000.000.000800.000.000.0000.0062.500.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (9 yrs)180344185640021001383118000.163.196.174.370376604.049.011.2153.4622.076.380.00.007.1
    American League Totals (9 yrs)180344185640021001383118000.163.196.174.370376604.049.011.2153.4622.076.380.00.007.1
    Philadelphia Athletics Totals (4 yrs)91182732300100054419000.176.202.192.394197353.044.016.2322.5422.348.800.00.009.4
    Chicago White Sox Totals (3 yrs)549871100060072306000.112.171.112.283111110.071.000.1476.3120.723.290.00.000.0
    St. Louis Browns Totals (2 yrs)356441310050011603000.203.215.219.43468141.031.016.2711.4723.5316.000.00.007.7
    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
    1932Philadelphia AthleticsALMLB25P10045.01800991.0000.900.206.5100.08
    1933Philadelphia AthleticsALMLB26P380218.0645255351.9621.300.2325.297.43
    1934Philadelphia AthleticsALMLB27P360230.2447525651.9111.400.2224.0100.05
    1935St. Louis BrownsALMLB28P310167.2219232321.9130.700.1320.4100.07
    1935Philadelphia AthleticsALMLB28P6026.0071187.8751.200.274.0100.012
    1936Chicago White SoxALMLB29P300195.1227333229.9061.000.1519.996.84
    1936St. Louis BrownsALMLB29P4016.11100221.0000.500.122.6100.014
    1937Chicago White SoxALMLB30P18068.20140114141.0000.800.2111.7100.09
    1938Chicago White SoxALMLB31P5019.2101021.5000.200.053.4100.012
    MLB Totals - (P)1780985171681415199185.9301.000.190.00.00
    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
    1932MLB10----------
    1933MLB38----------
    1934MLB36----------
    1935MLB37----------
    1936MLB34----------
    1937MLB18----------
    1938MLB5----------
    Totals178----------