Rick Ward
Free Agent
Rick Ward
Birthdate:
May 29, 2002 (35 y, 4 m, 13 d)
Born In:
Glendale Heights, IL, USA
Nationality:
American
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
S/R
Height/Weight:
6'5"/194
Entry:
Unknown
Contract:
Free Agent
ML Service Time:
12 years, 95 days
Current Status
MLB Service Time 12 years, 95 days
40-man Service Time 14 years, 21 days
Time as Pro 20 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership High
Loyalty High
Greed Normal
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic High
Popularity
National Popular
Local Popular
Current Contract
Free Agent
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 1 2 2 5 1
vs R 1 3 2 6 1
vs L 1 2 1 5 1
Potential 1 2 2 6 1
Fielding C IF OF
Range 1 1
Error 3 2
Arm 1 5 1
Turn DP 3
C Ability 1
Position
Pitcher 1
Run/Bunt
Speed 1
Stealing 1
Running 1
Sac Bunt 5
Bunt for Hit 1
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 5 5 5
vs R 5 5 5
vs L 5 5 5
Potential 5 5 5
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 8 8
Curveball 6 7
Splitter 4 4
Other Pitching
Velocity 92-94 mph
GB % 50%
Arm Slot Normal
Stamina 5
Hold 8
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
2037-09-30
Movement vs L increased from 4 to 5
GB% increased from 48% to 50%
2037-09-16
Stuff Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Velocity decreased from 93-95 mph to 92-94 mph
2037-09-02
Weight increased from 193 to 194
2037-08-18
Contact Potential decreased from 2 to 1
Contact decreased from 2 to 1
Contact vs R decreased from 2 to 1
Contact vs L decreased from 2 to 1
Gap Potential decreased from 4 to 2
Gap decreased from 4 to 2
Gap vs R decreased from 4 to 3
Gap vs L decreased from 3 to 2
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 2 to 1
Avoid Ks decreased from 2 to 1
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 2 to 1
Stuff Potential decreased from 8 to 6
Stuff decreased from 7 to 5
Stuff vs R decreased from 7 to 5
Stuff vs L decreased from 7 to 5
Movement Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Movement decreased from 6 to 5
Movement vs R decreased from 6 to 5
Movement vs L decreased from 6 to 4
Control Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Control decreased from 6 to 5
Control vs R decreased from 6 to 5
Control vs L decreased from 6 to 5
Velocity decreased from 95-97 mph to 93-95 mph
GB% decreased from 50% to 48%
Fastball Pot decreased from 9 to 8
Fastball decreased from 9 to 8
Splitter Pot decreased from 5 to 4
Splitter decreased from 5 to 4
2037-08-04
Stuff Potential increased from 6 to 8
Stuff increased from 6 to 7
Stuff vs R increased from 6 to 7
Stuff vs L increased from 6 to 7
Role changed from SP to RP
2037-07-07
Movement vs L increased from 5 to 6
GB% increased from 48% to 50%
2037-06-23
Fastball increased from 8 to 9
2037-06-23
Fastball decreased from 9 to 8
2037-06-08
Stuff Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Stuff decreased from 7 to 6
Stuff vs R decreased from 7 to 6
Stuff vs L decreased from 7 to 6
Velocity decreased from 96-98 mph to 95-97 mph
2037-05-25
Curveball decreased from 7 to 6
2037-05-18
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 2 to 1
2037-05-04
Weight decreased from 194 to 193
2037-04-07
Stuff Potential decreased from 9 to 7
Stuff decreased from 9 to 7
Stuff vs R decreased from 9 to 7
Stuff vs L decreased from 9 to 7
Movement increased from 5 to 6
GB% increased from 47% to 48%
Role changed from RP to SP
2037-03-31
Movement decreased from 6 to 5
Curveball Pot decreased from 8 to 7
Curveball decreased from 8 to 7
2037-03-13
Movement increased from 5 to 6
GB% increased from 46% to 47%
2037-02-25
Movement decreased from 6 to 5
GB% decreased from 47% to 46%
2037-01-26
Movement increased from 5 to 6
Weight decreased from 195 to 194
2036-12-16
Movement decreased from 6 to 5
2036-11-10
Stuff Potential decreased from 10 to 9
Stuff decreased from 10 to 9
Stuff vs L decreased from 10 to 9
Velocity decreased from 97-99 mph to 96-98 mph
Local Popularity decreased from Very Popular to Popular
National Popularity decreased from Very Popular to Popular
2036-10-23
Movement increased from 5 to 6
2036-10-04
Stuff vs R decreased from 10 to 9
Velocity decreased from 98-100 mph to 97-99 mph
Fastball Pot decreased from 10 to 9
Fastball decreased from 10 to 9
2036-09-24
Velocity decreased from 99-101 mph to 98-100 mph
Curveball Pot decreased from 9 to 8
Curveball decreased from 9 to 8
2036-09-17
Movement decreased from 6 to 5
2036-08-20
Stuff Potential increased from 9 to 10
Stuff increased from 9 to 10
Stuff vs R increased from 9 to 10
Stuff vs L increased from 9 to 10
Role changed from SP to RP
2036-07-23
Power vs L decreased from 2 to 1
Stamina decreased from 6 to 5
2036-07-08
Weight decreased from 196 to 195

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age GS G IP W L SV K BB K% BB% HR% LOB% GB% BABIP ERA FIP FIP- xFIP E-F WAR
Vancouver - BBA
VAN - BBA
2035 33 4 15 37.0 1 3 2 35 19 22.29% 12.10% 3.82% 81.93% 53.85% 0.294 4.135 5.051 115 4.543 -0.92 -0.01
Calgary - BBA
CLG - BBA
2035 33 3 17 34.1 1 1 0 30 16 20.69% 11.03% 2.76% 73.11% 61.19% 0.247 4.456 4.659 106 4.639 -0.20 0.18
YS9 - BBA
2034 32 30 33 167.0 8 11 1 137 81 18.44% 10.90% 2.56% 65.02% 49.70% 0.310 5.120 4.532 107 4.947 0.59 1.77
YS9 - BBA
2033 31 32 32 179.2 13 8 0 128 86 16.67% 11.20% 1.82% 71.93% 48.55% 0.266 3.757 4.211 101 5.126 -0.45 2.65
YS9 - BBA
2032 30 13 18 74.2 4 2 2 60 28 18.63% 8.70% 3.42% 75.82% 40.82% 0.310 4.580 4.752 110 5.056 -0.17 0.68
Brooklyn - BBA
BRK - BBA
2031 29 21 21 127.0 5 12 0 104 36 18.77% 6.50% 3.07% 68.04% 51.55% 0.323 4.819 4.199 91 4.298 0.62 2.14
YS9 - BBA
2031 29 11 11 74.2 6 2 0 64 14 21.05% 4.61% 2.30% 72.54% 54.11% 0.295 2.772 3.251 76 3.710 -0.48 2.16
Brooklyn - BBA
BRK - BBA
2030 28 26 26 154.2 11 10 0 156 49 23.82% 7.48% 3.51% 70.80% 51.06% 0.325 4.597 4.130 99 3.685 0.47 2.22
Brooklyn - BBA
BRK - BBA
2029 27 23 23 127.2 9 6 0 140 50 25.69% 9.17% 2.02% 70.80% 50.67% 0.327 4.230 3.360 80 3.687 0.87 3.07
Brooklyn - BBA
BRK - BBA
2028 26 31 31 197.1 10 13 0 175 56 21.19% 6.78% 2.54% 75.78% 55.09% 0.311 3.466 3.630 86 3.721 -0.16 4.58
Brooklyn - BBA
BRK - BBA
2027 25 28 28 175.2 12 7 0 190 48 26.43% 6.68% 1.95% 73.67% 49.36% 0.317 3.279 2.833 69 3.245 0.45 5.42
Brooklyn - BBA
BRK - BBA
2026 24 31 31 193.2 10 10 0 169 51 20.97% 6.33% 1.99% 70.46% 56.15% 0.326 4.136 3.437 87 3.917 0.70 4.18
Brooklyn - BBA
BRK - BBA
2025 23 16 30 139.2 9 6 2 130 31 23.26% 5.55% 1.43% 78.98% 47.78% 0.285 2.578 2.734 69 3.801 -0.16 4.00
Brooklyn - BBA
BRK - BBA
2024 22 5 5 29.1 1 3 0 25 11 19.84% 8.73% 3.17% 63.19% 54.39% 0.321 5.830 4.364 112 4.279 1.47 0.30
Brooklyn - BBA
BRK - BBA
2023 21 12 12 80.0 6 2 0 68 19 20.54% 5.74% 2.42% 78.89% 58.44% 0.327 3.038 3.578 91 3.758 -0.54 1.52
Brooklyn (9 yrs)
BRK (9 yrs)
193 207 1225.0 73 69 2 1157 351 22.59% 6.85% 2.38% 72.77% 52.52% 0.317 3.835 3.491 84 3.760 0.34 27.43
YS9 (4 yrs)
86 94 496.0 31 23 3 389 209 18.20% 9.78% 2.39% 70.03% 48.61% 0.292 4.192 4.256 101 4.842 -0.06 7.26
Vancouver (1 yrs)
VAN (1 yrs)
4 15 37.0 1 3 2 35 19 22.29% 12.10% 3.82% 81.93% 53.85% 0.294 4.135 5.051 115 4.543 -0.92 -0.01
Calgary (1 yrs)
CLG (1 yrs)
3 17 34.1 1 1 0 30 16 20.69% 11.03% 2.76% 73.11% 61.19% 0.247 4.456 4.659 106 4.639 -0.20 0.18
Total - BBA
BBA
286 333 1792.1 106 96 7 1611 595 21.31% 7.87% 2.42% 72.16% 51.58% 0.308 3.952 3.757 90 4.093 0.19 34.86

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age GS G IP W L SV K BB K% BB% HR% LOB% GB% BABIP ERA FIP FIP- xFIP E-F WAR
Albuquerque - RHML (AAA)
ABQ - RHML (AAA)
2037 35 5 7 33.1 0 4 0 16 12 11.59% 8.70% 4.35% 70.22% 53.95% 0.243 4.590 5.338 123 4.993 -0.75 0.07
Duluth - WCL (AA)
DUL - WCL (AA)
2036 34 0 12 11.0 2 3 5 15 6 27.78% 11.11% 3.70% 67.71% 47.06% 0.433 7.364 4.218 102 3.348 3.15 0.06
San Francisco - RHML (AAA)
SFO - RHML (AAA)
2025 23 8 8 52.2 5 3 0 48 13 23.19% 6.28% 1.45% 81.44% 59.41% 0.273 2.222 3.195 77 3.491 -0.97 1.37
San Francisco - RHML (AAA)
SFO - RHML (AAA)
2024 22 20 20 136.0 8 6 0 115 29 21.34% 5.38% 2.04% 75.44% 49.64% 0.258 2.912 3.469 82 3.823 -0.56 3.17
San Francisco - RHML (AAA)
SFO - RHML (AAA)
2023 21 22 22 131.2 7 11 0 119 48 20.80% 8.39% 2.27% 66.54% 53.44% 0.295 4.375 4.041 99 4.038 0.33 2.03
San Francisco - RHML (AAA)
SFO - RHML (AAA)
2022 20 32 35 196.1 12 15 1 136 56 15.78% 6.50% 1.28% 63.93% 58.25% 0.330 4.492 3.552 92 4.056 0.94 4.00
Total - AAA
AAA
87 92 550.0 32 39 1 434 158 18.72% 6.82% 1.90% 68.59% 54.86% 0.295 3.862 3.723 92 3.997 0.14 10.64
Total - AA
AA
0 12 11.0 2 3 5 15 6 27.78% 11.11% 3.70% 67.71% 47.06% 0.433 7.364 4.218 102 3.348 3.15 0.06

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Vancouver - BBA
VAN - BBA
2035 P 15 37.0 2 4 0 1.000 1.460 1.391 0.18
Calgary - BBA
CLG - BBA
2035 P 16 34.1 1 4 0 1.000 1.311 0.858 -0.42
YS9 - BBA
2034 P 33 167.0 6 13 1 0.950 1.024 0.895 -0.07
YS9 - BBA
2033 P 32 179.2 11 18 0 1.000 1.453 0.961 -0.12
YS9 - BBA
2032 P 18 74.2 5 7 3 0.800 1.446 1.025 0.65
Total P 331 1792.1 114 183 15 2.85

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Albuquerque - RHML (AAA)
ABQ - RHML (AAA)
2037 P 7 33.1 0 3 1 0.750 0.810 0.812 -0.70
Duluth - WCL (AA)
DUL - WCL (AA)
2036 P 12 11.0 1 0 0 1.000 0.818 0.000 0.51
Total P 227 976.0 66 126 11 6.45
Date Team Players Sent Team Players Sent
July 28, 2031 Yellow Springs Ferguson Gibson
Daniel Labrie, Jr.
Ernie von Schledorn III
Juan Díaz
Juan Jose Fuentes
Brooklyn Rick Ward
Reynaldo Garza
Nov. 14, 2034 Vancouver Douglas Wils
Sang-cheol Ko
Yellow Springs Rick Ward
June 30, 2035 Vancouver Rick Ward
Manuel Ferreira
Jorge Alonzo
José Dyola
Calgary Juan Rodríguez
$6M cash
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
All-Star 2027 Brooklyn (BBA)
2024 San Francisco (RHML (AAA))
League Champ 2026 Brooklyn (BBA)
Championship Series MVP 2026 Brooklyn (BBA)
Championship Series MVP 2025 Brooklyn (BBA)
Pitcher of the Month May 2028 Brooklyn (BBA)
Player of the Week Sep 8, 2025 Brooklyn (BBA)
Hall of Fame Metrics
Metric Score
Black Ink0
Grey Ink19
Leaderboard Appearances
Year Lg L Rank
2028 BBA 13 8
Year Lg Win % Rank
2027 BBA 0.632 9
2033 BBA 0.619 10
Year Lg BB Rank
2033 BBA 86 7
2034 BBA 81 8
Year Lg WP Rank
2029 BBA 7 8
2030 BBA 9 6
Year Lg ERA Rank
2027 BBA 3.279 9
2028 BBA 3.466 8
Year Lg BABIP Rank
2033 BBA 0.266 5
Year Lg H/9 Rank
2033 BBA 7.714 5
Year Lg CG Rank
2025 BBA 4 10
Year Lg SHO Rank
2025 BBA 2 5
2028 BBA 1 9
2029 BBA 1 5
Year Lg Hits (Low) Rank
2027 BBA 160 2
2033 BBA 154 2
Year Lg HR (Low) Rank
2026 BBA 16 7
2027 BBA 14 3
2033 BBA 14 3
Year Lg WAR Rank
2027 BBA 5.4 5
Year Lg W (Low) Rank
2034 BBA 8 6
Year Lg L (Low) Rank
2027 BBA 7 5
2033 BBA 8 3