August Schwarzacher
Bethlehem Steelers (IND)
August Schwarzacher
Nickname:
Hangman
Birthdate:
Feb. 18, 1965 (34 y, 4 m, 1 d)
Born In:
Baden, NIE, AUT
Nationality:
Austrian
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Height/Weight:
6'2"/231
Entry:
1984 Draft - Round: 1, Overall: 9, Team: Amsterdam Mohawks
Contract:
$4k / 1 year
ML Service Time:
10 years, 44 days

1999 Season Pitching Summary

Team G GS IP W-L SV SD MD BB K ERA FIP FIP- xFIP WAR
Scranton - ABA
SCR - ABA
4 3 25.1 1-1 0 0 1 10 10 4.618 5.423 152 4.724 -0.26
Current Status
MLB Service Time 10 years, 44 days
40-man Service Time 9 years, 46 days
Time as Pro 15 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Options Used - This Year 1 - No
Personality
Leadership Normal
Loyalty High
Greed Normal
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Insignficant
Local Insignficant
Current Contract
1999 $4k ($3.5k left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 3 3 2 2 2
vs R 3 3 2 2 2
vs L 3 3 2 2 2
Potential 3 3 2 3 3
Fielding C IF OF
Range 2 2
Error 3 3
Arm 2 5 3
Turn DP 3
C Ability 2
Position
Pitcher 2
Run/Bunt
Speed 2
Stealing 2
Running 2
Sac Bunt 6
Bunt for Hit 2
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 5 4 5
vs R 5 4 5
vs L 5 4 5
Potential 5 4 5
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 6 7
Curveball 4 5
Changeup 5 6
Other Pitching
Velocity 94-96 mph
GB % 58%
Arm Slot Normal
Stamina 6
Hold 3
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
1999-04-29
Stuff Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Velocity decreased from 95-97 mph to 94-96 mph
GB% increased from 57% to 58%
Fastball decreased from 7 to 6
Position changed from CL to RP
Role changed from CL to RP
Weight increased from 230 to 231
1999-01-15
Weight increased from 229 to 230
1999-01-07
Stuff decreased from 6 to 5
Stuff vs R decreased from 6 to 5
Stuff vs L decreased from 6 to 5
Velocity decreased from 96-98 mph to 95-97 mph
GB% increased from 56% to 57%
1998-12-22
Weight increased from 228 to 229
1998-11-28
Position changed from RP to CL
Role changed from RP to CL
1998-10-13
Weight increased from 227 to 228
1998-09-29
Stuff Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Velocity decreased from 97-99 mph to 96-98 mph
GB% decreased from 57% to 56%
Curveball decreased from 5 to 4
Changeup decreased from 6 to 5
1998-08-28
Position changed from CL to RP
Role changed from CL to RP
1998-08-23
Weight decreased from 228 to 227
1998-08-18
Weight increased from 227 to 228
1998-07-24
Position changed from RP to CL
Role changed from RP to CL
1998-07-14
Weight increased from 226 to 227
1998-07-09
Stuff Potential increased from 6 to 7
Stuff increased from 5 to 6
Stuff vs R increased from 5 to 6
Stuff vs L increased from 5 to 6
Position changed from SP to RP
Role changed from SP to RP
1998-05-29
Stuff decreased from 6 to 5
Stuff vs R decreased from 6 to 5
Stuff vs L decreased from 6 to 5
Velocity decreased from 98-100 mph to 97-99 mph
1998-04-29
Weight increased from 224 to 226
1998-01-23
Weight decreased from 225 to 224
1997-11-06
Avoid Ks decreased from 3 to 2
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 3 to 2
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 3 to 2
GB% decreased from 58% to 57%
1997-09-02
Weight decreased from 226 to 225
1997-06-24
P defense decreased from 3 to 2
1997-05-29
Control Potential increased from 4 to 5
Control increased from 4 to 5
Control vs R increased from 4 to 5
Control vs L increased from 4 to 5
GB% increased from 56% to 58%
1997-04-29
Weight decreased from 227 to 226
1997-02-14
Weight increased from 226 to 227
1997-01-31
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
Position changed from RP to SP
Role changed from RP to SP
1997-01-15
Position changed from CL to RP
Role changed from CL to RP
1997-01-07
GB% increased from 55% to 56%
1996-11-07
Position changed from RP to CL
Role changed from RP to CL
Weight decreased from 227 to 226
1996-10-13
Weight increased from 226 to 227
1996-10-09
GB% increased from 54% to 55%
Stamina increased from 5 to 6
1996-09-24
Weight decreased from 227 to 226
1996-07-04
Contact Potential increased from 2 to 3
Contact increased from 2 to 3
Contact vs R increased from 2 to 3
Contact vs L increased from 2 to 3
Gap Potential increased from 2 to 3
Gap increased from 2 to 3
Gap vs R increased from 2 to 3
Gap vs L increased from 2 to 3
Power Potential decreased from 3 to 2
Power decreased from 3 to 2
Power vs R decreased from 3 to 2
Power vs L decreased from 3 to 2
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 2 to 3
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 Potential increased from 6 to 7
Stuff increased from 6 to 7
Stuff vs R increased from 6 to 7
Stuff vs L increased from 6 to 7
Weight increased from 226 to 227
1996-05-29
Movement Potential increased from 3 to 4
Movement increased from 3 to 4
Movement vs R increased from 3 to 4
Movement vs L increased from 3 to 4
GB% increased from 48% to 54%
Stamina decreased from 6 to 5
Weight increased from 225 to 226
1995-12-30
Stuff Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Position changed from CL to RP
Role changed from CL to RP
1995-10-18
Stuff Potential increased from 6 to 7
GB% decreased from 50% to 48%
Position changed from RP to CL
Role changed from RP to CL
1995-08-03
Eye decreased from 3 to 2
Eye vs R decreased from 3 to 2
Eye vs L decreased from 3 to 2
Stuff Potential increased from 5 to 6
Stuff increased from 5 to 6
Stuff vs R increased from 5 to 6
Stuff vs L increased from 5 to 6
Movement Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Movement decreased from 4 to 3
Movement vs R decreased from 4 to 3
GB% decreased from 52% to 50%
Stamina increased from 5 to 6
Position changed from SP to RP
Role changed from SP to RP
1995-01-07
Stuff Potential decreased from 7 to 5
Stuff decreased from 6 to 5
Stuff vs R decreased from 7 to 5
Stuff vs L decreased from 6 to 5
Movement vs L decreased from 4 to 3
GB% decreased from 54% to 52%
Position changed from CL to SP
Role changed from CL to SP
1994-07-09
Eye increased from 2 to 3
Eye vs R increased from 2 to 3
Eye vs L increased from 2 to 3
Stuff Potential increased from 5 to 7
Stuff increased from 5 to 6
Stuff vs R increased from 5 to 7
Stuff vs L increased from 5 to 6
GB% increased from 53% to 54%
Fastball Pot decreased from 8 to 7
Position changed from SP to CL
Role changed from SP to CL
Weight increased from 222 to 225
1993-09-07
P defense decreased from 4 to 3
GB% increased from 50% to 53%
Weight increased from 221 to 222
1992-12-06
Eye decreased from 3 to 2
Eye vs R decreased from 3 to 2
Eye vs L decreased from 3 to 2
Infield Range decreased from 3 to 2
GB% decreased from 52% to 50%
Changeup increased from 5 to 6
Weight increased from 220 to 221
1992-01-27
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 3 to 2
Stuff vs L increased from 4 to 5
Control Potential decreased from 5 to 4
GB% decreased from 58% to 52%
Weight increased from 216 to 220
1991-08-08
Stuff increased from 4 to 5
Stuff vs R increased from 4 to 5
Curveball Pot decreased from 6 to 5
1991-01-07
Weight increased from 214 to 216
1990-10-21
Stuff Potential decreased from 7 to 5
Stuff decreased from 6 to 4
Stuff vs R decreased from 6 to 4
Stuff vs L decreased from 6 to 4
Position changed from RP to SP
Role changed from RP to SP
Weight increased from 212 to 214
1990-07-04
Contact Potential decreased from 3 to 2
Eye Potential increased from 2 to 3
Eye increased from 2 to 3
Eye vs R increased from 2 to 3
Eye vs L increased from 2 to 3
Stuff Potential increased from 6 to 7
Stuff increased from 4 to 6
Stuff vs R increased from 5 to 6
Stuff vs L increased from 4 to 6
GB% increased from 54% to 58%
Position changed from SP to RP
Role changed from SP to RP
Weight increased from 210 to 212
1989-11-07
Contact Potential increased from 2 to 3
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 209 to 210
1989-07-09
Contact Potential decreased from 3 to 2
Turn Double Play decreased from 4 to 3
P defense decreased from 5 to 4
Control decreased from 4 to 3
Control vs R decreased from 4 to 3
Control vs L decreased from 4 to 3
GB% decreased from 56% to 54%
Weight increased from 207 to 209
1989-01-07
Outfield Range decreased from 3 to 2
Stuff vs R increased from 4 to 5
Control increased from 3 to 4
Control vs R increased from 3 to 4
Control vs L increased from 3 to 4
GB% increased from 53% to 56%
Changeup increased from 4 to 5
Weight increased from 204 to 207

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
Oklahoma - TBC
OKL - TBC
1997 32 0 6 8.0 1-1 0 12 6 29.27% 14.63% 0.00% 62.50% 41.67% 0.435 6.750 1.804 49 3.074 4.95 0.33
Total - TBC
TBC
0 6 8.0 1-1 0 12 6 29.27% 14.63% 0.00% 62.50% 41.67% 0.435 6.750 1.804 49 3.074 4.95 0.33

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
Scranton - ABA
SCR - ABA
1999 34 3 4 25.1 1-1 0 10 10 9.09% 9.09% 3.64% 69.08% 51.61% 0.229 4.618 5.423 152 4.724 -0.80 -0.26
Edmonton - ABA
EDM - ABA
1998 33 0 20 38.2 2-1 5 43 21 25.44% 12.43% 1.78% 80.32% 55.71% 0.298 3.259 3.165 88 3.078 0.09 0.45
CHA - AAA
1997 32 1 10 17.2 0-3 1 22 11 26.19% 13.10% 8.33% 56.03% 46.43% 0.349 9.679 6.922 188 2.890 2.76 -0.61
Hazleton - ABA
HAZ - ABA
1996 31 0 43 64.2 4-8 3 85 33 31.02% 12.04% 3.28% 75.27% 51.49% 0.291 4.036 3.533 100 2.558 0.50 0.35
Hazleton - ABA
HAZ - ABA
1995 30 0 60 99.1 6-5 17 138 55 31.72% 12.64% 1.61% 74.52% 53.02% 0.333 3.624 2.637 71 2.495 0.99 2.41
Calgary - ABA
CAL - ABA
1994 29 1 70 117.0 8-9 25 145 63 28.43% 12.35% 2.35% 81.40% 47.50% 0.287 3.385 3.379 96 2.984 0.01 1.16
Vienna - CEB
VIE - CEB
1994 29 0 7 13.0 1-1 4 17 4 34.69% 8.16% 4.08% 90.16% 76.47% 0.320 2.769 3.346 105 1.674 -0.58 0.02
Amsterdam - CEB
AMS - CEB
1993 28 21 22 156.0 3-15 0 135 68 18.54% 9.34% 1.92% 57.80% 50.16% 0.344 6.173 3.826 116 3.757 2.35 0.90
Amsterdam - CEB
AMS - CEB
1992 27 23 23 139.1 2-15 0 153 70 23.61% 10.80% 1.85% 66.16% 48.77% 0.355 5.555 3.738 113 3.527 1.82 1.04
Amsterdam - CEB
AMS - CEB
1991 26 29 29 183.2 5-18 0 162 83 20.69% 10.60% 2.30% 74.86% 53.69% 0.297 3.920 4.008 127 3.601 -0.09 0.28
Amsterdam - CEB
AMS - CEB
1990 25 16 18 114.0 6-7 0 108 44 23.03% 9.38% 1.28% 76.65% 54.07% 0.305 2.842 3.041 95 3.257 -0.20 1.91
Amsterdam - CEB
AMS - CEB
1987 22 6 15 59.0 3-4 0 68 15 29.31% 6.47% 2.59% 81.03% 57.84% 0.252 2.746 2.706 99 2.022 0.04 0.62
Total - AAA
AAA
1 10 17.2 0-3 1 22 11 26.19% 13.10% 8.33% 56.03% 46.43% 0.349 9.679 6.922 188 2.890 2.76 -0.61
Total - IND
IND
4 197 345.0 21-24 50 421 182 28.10% 12.15% 2.34% 77.24% 51.03% 0.296 3.652 3.320 93 2.902 0.33 4.12
Total - INT
INT
95 114 665.0 20-60 4 643 284 22.10% 9.76% 1.99% 68.94% 52.54% 0.320 4.480 3.614 113 3.385 0.87 4.77

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 WAR
Oklahoma - TBC
OKL - TBC
1997 32 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00
Total - TBC
TBC
6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00

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 WAR
CHA - AAA
1997 32 10 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -0.12
Amsterdam - CEB
AMS - CEB
1993 28 27 94 92 15 2 0 0 0 2 1 42 0 0 0.163 0.181 0.366 0.3000 0.170 -1.97
Amsterdam - CEB
AMS - CEB
1992 27 3 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -0.45
Amsterdam - CDL
AMS - CDL
1988 23 3 6 6 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.167 0.167 0.500 0.1667 0.232 -0.18
Amsterdam - None
AMS - None
1988 23 12 8 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0.143 0.143 0.286 0.3333 0.131 -0.14
Amsterdam - CEB
AMS - CEB
1987 22 15 20 17 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0.059 0.059 0.118 0.0909 0.054 -0.43
None - CDL
None - CDL
1986 21 22 53 44 6 1 0 0 1 0 0 20 0 0 0.136 0.156 0.315 0.2500 0.149 -0.43
None - CDL
None - CDL
1985 20 18 41 33 8 3 0 0 0 3 1 18 0 0 0.242 0.265 0.598 0.5333 0.279 -0.15
None - CDL
None - CDL
1984 19 18 44 36 6 1 0 0 3 0 2 18 0 0 0.167 0.211 0.405 0.3333 0.195 -0.41
None - None
None - None
1984 19 7 37 31 11 2 0 2 10 10 1 5 6 3 0.355 0.343 0.956 0.3333 0.409 0.15
Total - ??
??
19 45 38 12 2 0 2 10 10 1 9 6 3 0.316 0.310 0.836 0.3333 0.362 0.01
Total - AAA
AAA
10 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -0.12
Total - S A
S A
61 144 119 21 6 0 0 4 4 3 56 0 0 0.177 0.203 0.430 0.3333 0.203 -1.17
Total - INT
INT
45 125 120 16 2 0 0 0 2 1 54 0 0 0.133 0.148 0.298 0.2424 0.138 -2.85

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Oklahoma - TBC
OKL - TBC
1997 P 6 8.0 0 0 1 0.000 0.000 0.532 -0.51
Total P 6 8.0 0 0 1 -0.51

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Scranton - ABA
SCR - ABA
1999 P 4 25.1 0 5 1 0.833 1.776 1.050 -0.01
Edmonton - ABA
EDM - ABA
1998 P 20 38.2 2 4 0 1.000 1.397 1.717 0.25
CHA - AAA
1997 P 10 17.2 1 1 0 1.000 1.019 1.034 -0.26
Hazleton - ABA
HAZ - ABA
1996 P 42 64.2 2 4 0 1.000 0.835 1.247 0.22
Hazleton - ABA
HAZ - ABA
1995 P 60 99.1 5 9 0 1.000 1.269 1.026 -0.07
Calgary - ABA
CAL - ABA
1994 P 70 117.0 3 5 1 0.889 0.615 0.850 -1.66
Vienna - CEB
VIE - CEB
1994 P 7 13.0 0 1 0 1.000 0.692 1.058 -0.05
Amsterdam - CEB
AMS - CEB
1993 P 22 147.0 11 16 1 0.964 1.653 1.062 -0.76
Amsterdam - CEB
AMS - CEB
1993 C 1 9.0 8 0 0 1.000 8.000 0.000 -1.17
Amsterdam - CEB
AMS - CEB
1993 3B 11 94.0 4 18 3 0.880 2.106 0.807 -3.42
Amsterdam - CEB
AMS - CEB
1993 SS 9 82.0 11 31 7 0.857 4.610 0.812 -5.08
Amsterdam - CEB
AMS - CEB
1993 LF 1 6.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.008 -0.89
Amsterdam - CEB
AMS - CEB
1992 P 23 139.1 5 5 3 0.769 0.646 1.062 -1.66
Amsterdam - CEB
AMS - CEB
1992 C 1 9.0 5 0 0 1.000 5.000 0.000 -0.23
Amsterdam - CEB
AMS - CEB
1992 2B 1 12.2 3 3 0 1.000 4.263 1.017 0.03
Amsterdam - CEB
AMS - CEB
1992 LF 1 9.0 1 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.032 0.03
Amsterdam - CEB
AMS - CEB
1991 P 29 183.2 11 21 3 0.914 1.568 0.940 -3.10
Amsterdam - CEB
AMS - CEB
1990 P 18 114.0 8 9 1 0.944 1.342 0.981 -1.23
Amsterdam - CDL
AMS - CDL
1989 P 31 177.2 8 21 4 0.879 1.469 0.991 -0.56
Amsterdam - CDL
AMS - CDL
1988 P 3 19.0 1 2 2 0.600 1.421 0.591 -1.38
Amsterdam - CEB
AMS - CEB
1987 P 15 59.0 4 6 0 1.000 1.525 1.002 -0.67
Total P 424 1631.2 80 151 19 -13.75
Total C 2 18.0 13 0 0 -1.40
Total 2B 1 12.2 3 3 0 0.03
Total 3B 11 94.0 4 18 3 -3.42
Total SS 9 82.0 11 31 7 -5.08
Total LF 2 15.0 1 0 0 -0.86

American Baseball Association Pitching Log

Date Opp Score GS IP H R ER HR BB K IBB HBP GB FB BF PI GSC WPA ERA FIP
May 7, 1999
May 7
@YOR 5 - 9 1.2 6 5 5 2 2 2 0 0 2 1 13 62 - -0.24
April 27, 1999
Apr 27
@CAL 2 - 5 8.0 11 5 5 1 4 3 0 0 11 7 36 120 40 -0.13
April 20, 1999
Apr 20
ERI 6 - 4 7.0 2 4 2 0 2 3 0 1 8 9 26 103 65 0.09
April 10, 1999
Apr 10
BET 2 - 1 8.2 4 1 1 1 2 2 0 2 11 13 35 135 73 0.19
Player Awards
None
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Leaderboard Appearances
Year Lg GS Rank
1991 CEB 29 2
1992 CEB 23 5
Year Lg L Rank
1991 CEB 18 1
1992 CEB 15 1
1993 CEB 15 1
Year Lg IP Rank
1991 CEB 183.2 3
Year Lg BF Rank
1991 CEB 783 3
1993 CEB 728 1
Year Lg HR Rank
1991 CEB 18 2
1992 CEB 12 9
1993 CEB 14 7
Year Lg BB Rank
1991 CEB 83 1
1992 CEB 70 1
1993 CEB 68 3
Year Lg K Rank
1991 CEB 162 6
1992 CEB 153 6
1993 CEB 135 9
Year Lg WP Rank
1993 CEB 6 7
Year Lg CG Rank
1993 CEB 9 1
Year Lg Hits Rank
1991 CEB 167 3
1992 CEB 153 9
1993 CEB 185 1
Year Lg Hits (Low) Rank
1990 CEB 98 8
Year Lg HR (Low) Rank
1990 CEB 6 5
Year Lg W (Low) Rank
1990 CEB 6 6
1991 CEB 5 10
1992 CEB 2 2
1993 CEB 3 3