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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
David Brian Cone
Stat Years
1981-2003  [mlb] 1986-2003
6-1 / 190
Left / Right
P (595)
Draft Position
Born Date/Place
High School
Rockhurst (Kansas City,MO)
Selected by the Kansas City Royals in Round #3 (#74 overall) of the 1981 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Signing Scouts
Carl Blando
MLB Debut
1986-06-08 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.157)
Service Time
NYN [7] KCA [7] NYA [6] TOR [2] BOS [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 1179 ... retro id: coned001 ... mlbam id: 112552
Pitch Repertoire
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YearSplitsGGSDNSDNFGS%CGPHPRDRGFfor PHfor PRfor DRb1b2b3b4b5b6b7b8b9p Pp Cp 1Bp 2Bp 3Bp SSp LFp CFp RFp DH
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2003Log - Splits541480.00---------04---24444444445000000000
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On Base

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YearSplitsGPAABOutsGOAOGO%FOLOPOFrcFCProdBuntSHSFGDPGDP-OGDP%IF OutOF OutIF Out%loc Ploc Cloc 1Bloc 2Bloc 3Bloc SSloc LFloc CFloc RFSOSO-swSO-caSo-3SO-FTSO Sw%
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2003Log - Splits585715119191.00105430211021216.67251365.830493646313856061.54
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2001Log - Splits25614215.3507333.951717007700121544.446554.553633.3308241411
2003Log - Splits58533.3881339.3911001010030.001233.331150.0000232
Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) G Games Played (or Pitched) PA Plate Appearances OB On Base (including Homers) mOBP Modified On Base Percentage. Includes all times on base, whether earned or not. R Runs R% Run%. Runs/OnBase. % of time on base that he scores SB Stolen Bases (Total) SB2 Steals of 2nd base SB3 Steals of 3rd base SBH Steals of home CS Caught Stealings CS2 Caught stealing second base CS3 Caught stealing third base CSH Caught stealing home S1-3 1b to 3b on a single while a baserunner S1-2 1b to 2b on a single while a baserunner S1-3% % of times going first to third on a single S2-H 2b to home on a single while a baserunner S2-3 2b to 3b on a single while a baserunner S2-H% % of times second to home on a single D1-H Scored from first base on a double D1-3 1b to 3b on a double D1-H% % of times scoring from first base on a double DI Defensive Indifference. Defense allowed steal without attempt to throw out Adv WP Advanced on Wild Pitch or Passed Ball Adv Out Advanced safely on an out FrcR Forced out as runner. OOB Thrown Out on Bases as baserunner, excludes while batter


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