Jake Metson
South Sydney Rabbitohs (ML)
Jake Metson
Birthdate:
Aug. 3, 1957 (30 y, 1 m, 17 d)
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
L/L
Height/Weight:
5'11"/194
Entry:
1975 Draft - Round: 6, Overall: 44, Team: Collingwood Magpies
Contract:
$35k / 1 year
ML Service Time:
5 years, 41 days

No statistics this season

Current Status
MLB Service Time 5 years, 41 days
40-man Service Time 0 years, 14 days
Time as Pro 12 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership Normal
Loyalty Normal
Greed Normal
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Fair
Local Fair
Current Contract
1987 $35k ($35k left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Contract Extension
1988 $35.8k
1989 $35.8k
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 3 3 1 1 3
vs R 3 4 1 1 3
vs L 3 2 1 1 2
Potential 3 3 1 1 3
Fielding C IF OF
Range 1 1
Error 3 2
Arm 1 7 2
Turn DP 1
C Ability 1
Position
Pitcher 4
Run/Bunt
Speed 1
Stealing 1
Running 1
Sac Bunt 7
Bunt for Hit 1
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 8 5 5
vs R 8 5 5
vs L 8 5 5
Potential 8 5 5
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 8 8
Curveball 9 9
Changeup 9 9
Other Pitching
Velocity 92-94 mph
GB % 58%
Arm Slot Normal
Stamina 8
Hold 10
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
1987-09-20
Gap vs R increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 3 to 2
GB% decreased from 59% to 58%
1987-05-06
Weight decreased from 195 to 194
1987-04-18
Gap vs R decreased from 4 to 3
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 2 to 3
Control vs R increased from 4 to 5
GB% decreased from 61% to 59%
Stamina decreased from 9 to 8
Local Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
National Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
1987-03-24
Weight increased from 194 to 195
1987-03-08
Contact vs R decreased from 4 to 3
Gap Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Gap decreased from 4 to 3
Gap vs L decreased from 3 to 2
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 3 to 2
Role changed from RP to SP
1986-10-19
Role changed from SP to RP
1986-10-05
Stamina increased from 8 to 9
1986-07-17
Weight increased from 192 to 194
1986-04-14
Contact vs R increased from 3 to 4
Infield Range decreased from 2 to 1
Local Popularity decreased from Popular to Well Known
National Popularity decreased from Popular to Well Known
1986-01-19
P defense decreased from 5 to 4
Weight increased from 191 to 192
1986-01-05
Gap Potential increased from 3 to 4
Gap increased from 3 to 4
Gap vs L increased from 2 to 3
Stuff vs L increased from 7 to 8
Control increased from 4 to 5
1985-12-01
Weight increased from 190 to 191
1985-09-29
Control Potential increased from 4 to 5
GB% increased from 60% to 61%
1985-04-11
Weight decreased from 191 to 190
1985-03-31
Stuff vs L decreased from 8 to 7
Control Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Control decreased from 5 to 4
Local Popularity decreased from Very Popular to Popular
National Popularity decreased from Very Popular to Popular
1985-01-27
Weight increased from 190 to 191
1985-01-06
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 4 to 3
Stuff vs L increased from 7 to 8
1984-12-02
Weight increased from 189 to 190
1984-09-04
Contact vs R decreased from 4 to 3
Gap Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Gap decreased from 4 to 3
Gap vs L decreased from 3 to 2
Movement Potential decreased from 6 to 5
GB% decreased from 62% to 60%
1984-07-17
Gap Potential increased from 3 to 4
Gap increased from 3 to 4
Gap vs L increased from 2 to 3
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 3 to 4
Stuff vs L decreased from 8 to 7
Control vs R decreased from 5 to 4
Weight decreased from 190 to 189
1984-04-02
Gap Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Gap decreased from 4 to 3
Gap vs L decreased from 3 to 2
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Avoid Ks decreased from 4 to 3
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 4 to 3
Movement Potential increased from 5 to 6
Control vs R increased from 4 to 5
GB% increased from 58% to 62%
Local Popularity increased from Popular to Very Popular
National Popularity increased from Popular to Very Popular
1984-03-19
Weight decreased from 191 to 190
1984-01-01
Contact Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Contact decreased from 4 to 3
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks increased from 3 to 4
Control Potential decreased from 7 to 5
1983-09-06
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Avoid Ks decreased from 4 to 3
Movement increased from 4 to 5
Movement vs R increased from 4 to 5
Control increased from 4 to 5
GB% increased from 56% to 58%
1983-07-29
Weight increased from 190 to 191
1983-07-17
Weight increased from 189 to 190
1983-04-09
Movement Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Movement decreased from 5 to 4
Movement vs R decreased from 5 to 4
1983-04-05
Outfield Range decreased from 2 to 1
GB% increased from 55% to 56%
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Popular
National Popularity increased from Unknown to Popular
1983-03-11
Weight increased from 188 to 189
1983-03-06
Weight increased from 187 to 188
1983-01-02
Control vs L increased from 4 to 5
1982-10-10
Weight increased from 185 to 187
1982-10-03
Weight increased from 184 to 185
1982-09-07
GB% decreased from 57% to 55%
1982-08-04
Weight increased from 181 to 184
1982-04-01
Control increased from 3 to 4
Control vs R increased from 3 to 4
Control vs L increased from 3 to 4
Weight increased from 180 to 181
1982-01-03
Weight increased from 178 to 180
1981-10-04
P defense decreased from 6 to 5
Control Potential increased from 6 to 7
GB% increased from 55% to 57%
Weight increased from 175 to 178
1981-01-18
Infield Range decreased from 3 to 2
Outfield Range decreased from 3 to 2
Movement Potential increased from 5 to 6
Control Potential increased from 5 to 6
Control increased from 2 to 3
Control vs R increased from 2 to 3
Control vs L increased from 2 to 3
GB% increased from 52% to 55%
Stamina increased from 7 to 8
Fastball Pot increased from 7 to 8
Fastball increased from 7 to 8
Curveball Pot increased from 8 to 9
Curveball increased from 8 to 9
Changeup Pot increased from 8 to 9
Changeup increased from 8 to 9
Role changed from RP to SP
Weight increased from 171 to 175
1980-03-16
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks increased from 3 to 4
P defense decreased from 7 to 6
Stuff Potential increased from 7 to 8
Stuff increased from 7 to 8
Stuff vs R increased from 7 to 8
Stuff vs L increased from 7 to 8
Movement Potential increased from 4 to 5
Movement increased from 4 to 5
Movement vs R increased from 4 to 5
Movement vs L increased from 4 to 5
Control Potential increased from 4 to 5
Velocity increased from 91-93 mph to 92-94 mph
Changeup Pot increased from 1 to 8
Changeup increased from 1 to 8
Weight increased from 169 to 171
1979-02-11
Contact increased from 3 to 4
Control Potential decreased from 5 to 4
GB% decreased from 55% to 52%
Changeup Pot decreased from 2 to 1
Weight decreased from 170 to 169
1978-10-08
Contact vs R increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 3 to 4
Stuff Potential increased from 6 to 7
Stuff increased from 5 to 7
Stuff vs R increased from 5 to 7
Stuff vs L increased from 6 to 7
Control Potential increased from 4 to 5
Velocity increased from 90-92 mph to 91-93 mph
GB% increased from 52% to 55%
Stamina decreased from 8 to 7
Fastball increased from 6 to 7
Changeup Pot increased from 1 to 2
Role changed from SP to RP
1977-09-06
Contact vs R decreased from 4 to 3
Bunt for Hit decreased from 2 to 1
Stuff Potential increased from 5 to 6
Stuff vs L increased from 5 to 6
GB% increased from 51% to 52%
Fastball Pot increased from 6 to 7
Curveball increased from 7 to 8
Weight increased from 167 to 170
1977-04-05
Contact Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Contact vs R increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Outfield Arm decreased from 3 to 2
Stuff increased from 4 to 5
Stuff vs R increased from 4 to 5
Velocity increased from 89-91 mph to 90-92 mph
Fastball increased from 5 to 6
Curveball increased from 6 to 7
1977-01-02
Stuff vs L increased from 4 to 5
Velocity increased from 87-89 mph to 89-91 mph
GB% increased from 47% to 51%
Fastball Pot increased from 5 to 6
Curveball Pot increased from 7 to 8
Curveball increased from 5 to 6
Weight decreased from 169 to 167
1976-09-07
Stuff increased from 3 to 4
Stuff vs R increased from 3 to 4
Velocity increased from 86-88 mph to 87-89 mph
GB% decreased from 48% to 47%
Fastball increased from 4 to 5
Weight increased from 166 to 169
1976-04-02
Contact Potential increased from 4 to 5
Power Potential decreased from 2 to 1
Avoid Ks increased from 2 to 3
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 2 to 3
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 2 to 3
Stuff vs L increased from 3 to 4
GB% increased from 47% to 48%
Curveball increased from 4 to 5
Weight decreased from 168 to 166
1976-01-04
Contact increased from 2 to 3
Contact vs R increased from 2 to 3
Contact vs L increased from 1 to 3
Gap Potential increased from 3 to 4
Gap increased from 2 to 4
Gap vs R increased from 3 to 4
Gap vs L increased from 2 to 3
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 3 to 4
Stuff Potential increased from 4 to 5
Velocity increased from 85-87 mph to 86-88 mph
Hold increased from 9 to 10
1975-09-03
Contact Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Contact vs L decreased from 2 to 1
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Sac Bunt decreased from 8 to 7
Control Potential increased from 3 to 4
Changeup Pot decreased from 2 to 1
Weight decreased from 169 to 168

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
STH - SBC
1986 28 9 9 51.2 3-1 0 38 25 17.19% 11.31% 3.62% 72.95% 55.24% 0.255 5.052 5.161 132 4.651 -0.11 -0.06
STH - SBC
1985 27 17 32 102.1 5-8 0 88 44 18.64% 9.32% 3.18% 69.74% 50.24% 0.336 5.541 4.551 113 4.196 0.99 0.52
STH - SBC
1984 26 21 26 136.2 6-7 0 119 53 21.06% 9.38% 2.83% 78.84% 55.39% 0.244 2.766 3.812 100 3.667 -1.05 1.77
STH - SBC
1983 25 11 46 116.0 12-7 1 112 46 21.83% 8.97% 1.56% 71.43% 51.38% 0.332 4.267 3.019 82 3.446 1.25 2.06
STH - SBC
1982 24 9 25 77.0 5-4 3 66 34 19.41% 10.00% 4.41% 79.17% 58.44% 0.295 4.325 5.069 133 3.762 -0.74 -0.42
STH - SBC
1981 23 11 11 57.0 0-6 0 46 37 17.29% 13.91% 3.01% 72.38% 55.26% 0.305 5.211 5.333 131 4.870 -0.12 -0.06
STH - SBC
1980 22 6 6 32.2 0-3 0 25 21 16.56% 13.91% 1.99% 66.93% 57.97% 0.295 5.235 4.679 120 4.789 0.56 0.14
Total - SBC
SBC
84 155 573.1 31-36 4 494 260 19.54% 10.28% 2.89% 73.41% 54.23% 0.297 4.364 4.274 110 4.001 0.09 3.97

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
Redfern - RES
RED - RES
1982 24 2 2 12.1 1-0 0 19 4 37.25% 7.84% 1.96% 88.24% 35.29% 0.370 2.189 2.652 54 3.293 -0.46 0.50
Redfern - RES
RED - RES
1981 23 10 10 62.0 6-0 0 75 28 28.85% 10.77% 1.15% 81.79% 56.31% 0.318 2.613 3.301 71 3.981 -0.69 1.83
Redfern - RES
RED - RES
1980 22 12 15 65.0 2-6 0 73 51 23.78% 16.61% 3.58% 70.36% 49.53% 0.354 6.092 5.835 123 5.159 0.26 0.01
Mascot - YL
MAS - YL
1979 21 15 23 100.2 6-4 1 150 37 36.06% 8.89% 2.88% 77.34% 48.15% 0.348 3.666 4.063 90 3.529 -0.40 1.79
Glenelg - ADL
GLE - ADL
1978 20 0 30 7.2 0-2 0 9 7 23.08% 17.95% 5.13% 52.63% 50.00% 0.429 11.739 7.844 175 5.631 3.89 -0.33
Mascot - YL
MAS - YL
1978 20 0 12 15.1 3-0 1 21 6 32.81% 9.38% 1.56% 86.73% 54.55% 0.382 1.761 3.774 79 3.983 -2.01 0.27
Glenelg - ADL
GLE - ADL
1977 19 0 33 32.0 3-2 0 47 20 33.10% 14.08% 2.82% 77.09% 38.64% 0.353 4.500 4.978 113 4.703 -0.48 -0.09
Glenelg - ADL
GLE - ADL
1976 18 0 35 46.1 5-0 0 54 18 29.67% 9.89% 0.55% 90.11% 52.17% 0.320 1.360 3.551 81 4.452 -2.19 0.68
Glenelg - ADL
GLE - ADL
1975 17 0 31 45.2 2-1 1 53 18 26.24% 8.91% 1.98% 74.56% 46.48% 0.368 4.139 4.336 103 4.478 -0.20 0.11
Total - AAA
AAA
24 27 139.1 9-6 0 167 83 27.02% 13.43% 2.43% 76.02% 51.54% 0.339 4.199 4.426 94 4.470 -0.23 2.34
Total - AA
AA
15 164 247.2 19-9 3 334 106 31.96% 10.14% 2.30% 78.38% 47.88% 0.353 3.561 4.235 96 4.122 -0.67 2.43

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA wRC+ WAR
STH - SBC
1986 28 9 20 17 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 6 0 0 0.059 0.059 0.177 0.0909 0.074 -81 -0.37
STH - SBC
1985 27 32 32 30 5 2 0 1 2 2 0 13 0 0 0.167 0.167 0.500 0.2500 0.212 21 -0.23
STH - SBC
1984 26 26 51 45 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 16 0 0 0.111 0.111 0.222 0.1724 0.098 -60 -0.88
STH - SBC
1983 25 46 25 22 5 1 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0.227 0.227 0.500 0.2632 0.220 29 -0.35
STH - SBC
1982 24 25 23 21 6 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 0 0 0.286 0.318 0.604 0.3529 0.276 66 0.01
STH - SBC
1981 23 11 19 17 3 0 0 1 1 1 0 3 0 0 0.177 0.177 0.529 0.1538 0.227 28 -0.14
STH - SBC
1980 22 6 9 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -135 -0.16
Total - SBC
SBC
155 179 160 25 4 0 2 8 7 0 47 0 0 0.156 0.162 0.380 0.2072 0.166 -14 -2.12

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA wRC+ WAR
Redfern - RES
RED - RES
1982 24 2 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.250 0.250 0.500 0.2500 0.227 7 -0.05
Redfern - RES
RED - RES
1981 23 10 26 23 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 9 0 0 0.087 0.087 0.217 0.1429 0.094 -87 -0.42
Redfern - RES
RED - RES
1980 22 15 21 16 3 2 0 0 3 2 0 6 0 0 0.188 0.188 0.500 0.3000 0.214 -4 -0.24
Mascot - YL
MAS - YL
1979 21 23 37 31 8 1 0 1 4 3 1 8 0 0 0.258 0.281 0.668 0.3182 0.301 59 0.00
Glenelg - ADL
GLE - ADL
1978 20 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0 0.00
Mascot - YL
MAS - YL
1978 20 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0 0.00
Glenelg - ADL
GLE - ADL
1977 19 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0 0.00
Glenelg - ADL
GLE - ADL
1976 18 35 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -158 0.01
Glenelg - ADL
GLE - ADL
1975 17 31 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 -159 -0.01
Total - AAA
AAA
27 52 43 6 3 0 0 4 3 0 15 0 0 0.140 0.140 0.349 0.2143 0.151 -44 -0.71
Total - AA
AA
164 39 33 8 1 0 1 4 3 1 9 0 0 0.242 0.265 0.628 0.3043 0.283 47 0.00

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
STH - SBC
1986 P 9 51.2 0 5 0 1.000 0.871 1.022 -0.04
STH - SBC
1985 P 31 102.1 3 20 2 0.920 2.023 1.028 -0.20
STH - SBC
1984 P 25 136.2 3 22 2 0.926 1.646 0.975 -0.71
STH - SBC
1983 P 45 116.0 4 17 3 0.875 1.629 0.898 -1.65
STH - SBC
1982 P 24 77.0 7 9 0 1.000 1.870 1.098 0.29
STH - SBC
1981 P 11 57.0 1 8 1 0.900 1.421 1.011 -0.10
STH - SBC
1980 P 6 32.2 4 9 1 0.929 3.582 1.119 0.46
Total P 151 573.1 22 90 9 -1.94

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Redfern - RES
RED - RES
1982 P 2 12.1 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.01
Redfern - RES
RED - RES
1981 P 10 62.0 1 6 0 1.000 1.016 1.131 0.47
Redfern - RES
RED - RES
1980 P 15 65.0 2 4 0 1.000 0.831 0.992 0.05
Mascot - YL
MAS - YL
1979 P 22 100.2 4 9 0 1.000 1.162 1.152 1.43
Mascot - YL
MAS - YL
1978 P 12 15.1 0 1 0 1.000 0.587 0.973 0.09
Glenelg - ADL
GLE - ADL
1978 P 20 7.2 1 1 0 1.000 2.348 0.000 0.03
Glenelg - ADL
GLE - ADL
1977 P 32 32.0 1 1 0 1.000 0.563 0.994 0.29
Glenelg - ADL
GLE - ADL
1976 P 31 46.1 2 3 0 1.000 0.971 0.986 0.30
Glenelg - ADL
GLE - ADL
1975 P 31 45.2 3 5 0 1.000 1.577 0.977 0.17
Total P 175 387.0 14 30 0 2.86
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
League Champ 1985 South Sydney (SBC)
1983 South Sydney (SBC)
Hall of Fame Metrics
Metric Score
Black Ink0
Grey Ink8
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Leaderboard Appearances
Year Lg W Rank
1983 SBC 12 6
Year Lg WP Rank
1983 SBC 9 2
Year Lg ERA Rank
1984 SBC 2.766 7
Year Lg BABIP Rank
1984 SBC 0.244 4
Year Lg H/9 Rank
1984 SBC 6.783 6
Year Lg Hits (Low) Rank
1984 SBC 103 1
Year Lg W (Low) Rank
1984 SBC 6 6
Year Lg L (Low) Rank
1984 SBC 7 10