Simon van Osta
Arizona Wrens (IND)
Simon van Osta
Birthdate:
Oct. 18, 1970 (32 y, 2 m, 4 d)
Born In:
Utrecht, UTR, NED
Nationality:
Dutch
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
L/L
Height/Weight:
6'1"/196
Entry:
Unknown
Contract:
$53k / 2 years (2002-2003)
ML Service Time:
12 years, 0 days

2002 Season Pitching Summary

Team G GS IP W-L SV SD MD BB K ERA FIP FIP- xFIP WAR
Arizona - ABA
AZ - ABA
19 19 126.0 7-5 0 0 0 24 66 3.571 4.012 105 3.874 1.38
Current Status
MLB Service Time 12 years, 0 days
40-man Service Time 12 years, 0 days
Time as Pro 14 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
ML DL Days (season) 7 days
Options Used - This Year 0 - No
Personality
Leadership Normal
Loyalty Normal
Greed Low
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Insignficant
Local Insignficant
Current Contract
2002 $25.2k ($0 left)
2003 $27.8k
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 4 3 2 2 5
vs R 4 3 2 2 5
vs L 4 3 2 2 5
Potential 4 3 2 3 5
Fielding C IF OF
Range 2 3
Error 4 3
Arm 2 5 3
Turn DP 2
C Ability 2
Position
Pitcher 2
Run/Bunt
Speed 2
Stealing 2
Running 2
Sac Bunt 7
Bunt for Hit 2
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 4 4 7
vs R 4 4 7
vs L 4 4 7
Potential 5 4 7
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 7 7
Changeup 4 4
Splitter 5 5
Forkball 4 4
Cir. Change 3 6
Other Pitching
Velocity 93-95 mph
GB % 52%
Arm Slot Normal
Stamina 6
Hold 8
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
2002-11-28
Stealing decreased from 3 to 2
Stuff decreased from 5 to 4
Stuff vs R decreased from 5 to 4
Stuff vs L decreased from 5 to 4
Weight decreased from 197 to 196
2002-06-19
Weight decreased from 198 to 197
Local Popularity decreased from Fair to Insignficant
2002-05-29
GB% decreased from 54% to 52%
Changeup Pot decreased from 5 to 4
Changeup decreased from 5 to 4
Forkball Pot decreased from 5 to 4
Circle Change Pot increased from 5 to 6
2002-04-29
GB% increased from 53% to 54%
Fastball increased from 6 to 7
Weight increased from 196 to 198
2001-11-07
Stuff Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Movement Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Movement decreased from 5 to 4
Movement vs R decreased from 5 to 4
Movement vs L decreased from 5 to 4
GB% decreased from 54% to 53%
Stamina increased from 5 to 6
Fastball decreased from 7 to 6
Changeup Pot decreased from 6 to 5
Changeup decreased from 6 to 5
Splitter Pot decreased from 6 to 5
Splitter decreased from 6 to 5
Weight increased from 195 to 196
Local Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
2001-06-07
GB% decreased from 55% to 54%
Forkball decreased from 5 to 4
Circle Change Pot decreased from 6 to 5
2001-01-15
Weight decreased from 196 to 195
2001-01-07
GB% decreased from 57% to 55%
2000-11-28
Local Popularity increased from Insignficant to Well Known
2000-05-29
GB% increased from 55% to 57%
2000-01-07
Stamina decreased from 6 to 5
1999-11-07
Eye Potential increased from 2 to 3
GB% decreased from 57% to 55%
Local Popularity decreased from Fair to Insignficant
1999-01-15
Weight increased from 195 to 196
1999-01-07
Weight increased from 194 to 195
1998-11-06
Contact Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Contact decreased from 5 to 4
Contact vs R decreased from 5 to 4
Stuff decreased from 6 to 5
Stuff vs R decreased from 6 to 5
GB% decreased from 59% to 57%
Stamina increased from 5 to 6
Local Popularity increased from Insignficant to Fair
1998-07-19
Weight increased from 193 to 194
1998-06-24
Weight increased from 192 to 193
1998-05-29
Contact Potential increased from 4 to 5
Contact increased from 4 to 5
Stuff vs L decreased from 6 to 5
GB% increased from 57% to 59%
1998-04-29
Weight decreased from 193 to 192
1997-11-06
GB% decreased from 59% to 57%
1997-06-24
P defense decreased from 3 to 2
1997-05-29
Contact Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Contact decreased from 5 to 4
Stuff vs L increased from 5 to 6
GB% decreased from 60% to 59%
1997-04-29
Weight increased from 191 to 193
1997-02-14
Weight increased from 190 to 191
1997-01-07
Stuff vs L decreased from 6 to 5
1996-12-22
Weight decreased from 191 to 190
1996-11-07
Movement vs L decreased from 6 to 5
GB% decreased from 63% to 60%
1996-09-24
Weight decreased from 192 to 191
1996-08-18
Weight decreased from 193 to 192
1996-08-03
Weight increased from 192 to 193
1996-07-04
Contact Potential increased from 4 to 5
Contact increased from 4 to 5
Contact vs R increased from 4 to 5
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 vs L increased from 4 to 5
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 vs L increased from 5 to 6
Weight decreased from 193 to 192
1996-05-29
GB% increased from 62% to 63%
Weight decreased from 194 to 193
1995-12-30
Movement vs L decreased from 6 to 5
GB% decreased from 63% to 62%
Circle Change increased from 2 to 3
Local Popularity decreased from Well Known to Insignficant
National Popularity decreased from Fair to Insignficant
1995-10-18
Movement vs L increased from 5 to 6
Weight increased from 192 to 194
1995-08-03
Gap vs R decreased from 3 to 2
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 5 to 4
Sac Bunt decreased from 8 to 7
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 5
Stamina decreased from 6 to 5
Weight decreased from 194 to 192
1995-01-07
Sac Bunt increased from 7 to 8
Movement Potential increased from 5 to 6
Movement increased from 5 to 6
Movement vs R increased from 5 to 6
Movement vs L increased from 5 to 6
Control increased from 6 to 7
Control vs R increased from 6 to 7
Control vs L increased from 6 to 7
GB% increased from 62% to 63%
Weight increased from 192 to 194
Local Popularity increased from Insignficant to Well Known
National Popularity increased from Insignficant to Fair
1994-07-09
Avoid Ks increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 4 to 5
Outfield Range decreased from 4 to 3
Stuff increased from 4 to 5
Stuff vs R increased from 4 to 5
Stuff vs L increased from 4 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 5
GB% decreased from 64% to 62%
Hold increased from 7 to 8
Weight increased from 189 to 192
Local Popularity decreased from Well Known to Insignficant
National Popularity increased from Unknown to Insignficant
1993-09-07
Gap Potential decreased from 3 to 2
Gap decreased from 3 to 2
Sac Bunt decreased from 8 to 7
Stuff vs L decreased from 5 to 4
GB% increased from 63% to 64%
Changeup increased from 5 to 6
Weight decreased from 190 to 189
1992-12-06
Eye Potential decreased from 3 to 2
Stuff vs L increased from 4 to 5
Movement increased from 5 to 6
Movement vs R increased from 5 to 6
Movement vs L increased from 5 to 6
Control increased from 5 to 6
Control vs R increased from 5 to 6
Control vs L increased from 5 to 6
GB% increased from 61% to 63%
Splitter increased from 5 to 6
Weight increased from 187 to 190
Local Popularity increased from Fair to Well Known
1992-01-27
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 3 to 4
Speed decreased from 3 to 2
Stamina increased from 5 to 6
Changeup increased from 4 to 5
Weight increased from 183 to 187
Local Popularity increased from Insignficant to Fair
1991-08-08
Eye Potential increased from 2 to 3
Avoid Ks increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 3 to 4
Speed increased from 2 to 3
Infield Range decreased from 3 to 2
Turn Double Play decreased from 3 to 2
Stuff Potential increased from 4 to 5
Stuff increased from 3 to 4
Stuff vs R increased from 3 to 4
Stuff vs L increased from 3 to 4
Movement increased from 4 to 5
Movement vs R increased from 4 to 5
Movement vs L increased from 4 to 5
Control increased from 3 to 5
Control vs R increased from 3 to 5
Control vs L increased from 3 to 5
Velocity increased from 91-93 mph to 93-95 mph
Stamina decreased from 6 to 5
Fastball Pot increased from 6 to 7
Fastball increased from 6 to 7
Changeup increased from 3 to 4
Splitter Pot increased from 5 to 6
Forkball increased from 4 to 5
Role changed from RP to SP
Weight increased from 182 to 183
1991-01-07
Speed decreased from 3 to 2
Stealing increased from 2 to 3
Role changed from SP to RP
Weight decreased from 183 to 182
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Insignficant
1990-10-21
P defense decreased from 4 to 3
Weight increased from 182 to 183
1990-07-04
Eye Potential decreased from 3 to 2
Weight increased from 178 to 182
1990-01-07
Contact increased from 3 to 4
Contact vs R increased from 3 to 4
Contact vs L increased from 3 to 4
Gap Potential increased from 2 to 3
Gap increased from 2 to 3
Gap vs R 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
Outfield Error increased from 2 to 3
Stuff increased from 2 to 3
Stuff vs R increased from 2 to 3
Stuff vs L increased from 2 to 3
Velocity increased from 90-92 mph to 91-93 mph
GB% decreased from 62% to 61%
Fastball Pot increased from 5 to 6
Fastball increased from 5 to 6
Splitter increased from 4 to 5
Forkball Pot increased from 4 to 5
Circle Change Pot increased from 5 to 6
1989-11-07
Gap Potential decreased from 3 to 2
1989-07-09
Gap Potential increased from 2 to 3
Fastball Pot decreased from 6 to 5
Forkball Pot decreased from 5 to 4
Circle Change Pot decreased from 6 to 5
Weight increased from 177 to 178
1989-01-07
Contact Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Contact increased from 2 to 3
Contact vs L increased from 2 to 3
Gap Potential decreased from 3 to 2
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 57% to 62%
Fastball Pot increased from 5 to 6
Fastball increased from 4 to 5
Circle Change Pot increased from 4 to 6
Weight increased from 174 to 177

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
KC - TBC
2001 30 9 9 59.0 3-3 0 44 11 17.60% 4.40% 3.20% 75.62% 48.41% 0.301 3.203 3.769 92 3.780 -0.57 0.92
KC - TBC
2000 29 21 21 144.0 12-4 0 98 21 16.61% 3.56% 2.54% 79.73% 57.46% 0.293 2.750 3.391 86 3.512 -0.64 3.02
KC - TBC
1999 28 14 26 110.0 6-9 1 77 20 16.28% 4.23% 3.17% 67.38% 51.08% 0.340 5.236 3.899 99 3.714 1.34 1.17
KC - TBC
1998 27 22 22 150.1 9-3 0 106 25 17.12% 4.04% 3.23% 84.91% 54.23% 0.294 2.993 3.846 101 3.621 -0.85 2.06
KC - TBC
1997 26 22 22 152.2 8-8 0 108 23 17.59% 3.75% 2.61% 76.40% 53.66% 0.264 3.242 3.544 96 3.627 -0.30 2.44
KC - TBC
1996 25 22 22 129.1 6-7 0 97 12 17.80% 2.20% 4.59% 73.91% 53.73% 0.320 4.593 4.418 121 3.291 0.17 0.52
Total - TBC
TBC
110 122 745.1 44-34 1 530 112 17.15% 3.62% 3.20% 76.62% 53.75% 0.300 3.623 3.797 99 3.570 -0.17 10.13

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
Arizona - ABA
AZ - ABA
2002 31 19 19 126.0 7-5 0 66 24 12.50% 4.55% 3.03% 77.60% 47.46% 0.269 3.571 4.012 105 3.874 -0.44 1.38
Paris - CEB
PAR - CEB
1995 24 22 22 150.1 6-8 0 143 16 24.20% 2.71% 2.20% 75.11% 55.79% 0.293 2.874 2.423 77 2.204 0.45 3.69
Paris - CEB
PAR - CEB
1994 23 22 22 153.2 10-8 0 155 31 25.37% 5.07% 0.98% 76.33% 53.68% 0.287 2.284 2.001 63 2.407 0.28 5.00
Paris - CEB
PAR - CEB
1993 22 22 22 154.0 9-9 0 129 24 21.04% 3.92% 1.96% 81.00% 62.54% 0.312 2.688 2.793 85 2.584 -0.11 3.21
Paris - CEB
PAR - CEB
1992 21 22 22 141.2 8-6 0 117 35 20.14% 6.02% 1.03% 76.17% 54.45% 0.265 2.732 2.709 82 3.109 0.02 3.19
Paris - CEB
PAR - CEB
1991 20 18 20 131.0 7-6 1 109 50 20.15% 9.24% 1.11% 78.64% 53.99% 0.262 2.405 2.875 91 3.217 -0.47 2.26
Total - IND
IND
19 19 126.0 7-5 0 66 24 12.50% 4.55% 3.03% 77.60% 47.46% 0.269 3.571 4.012 105 3.874 -0.44 1.38
Total - INT
INT
106 108 730.2 40-37 1 653 156 22.23% 5.31% 1.46% 77.54% 56.18% 0.285 2.599 2.549 79 2.684 0.05 17.35

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
KC - TBC
2001 30 9 22 20 5 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 0 0 0.250 0.286 0.536 0.3125 0.243 45 -0.15
KC - TBC
2000 29 21 57 48 14 4 0 0 5 5 0 9 0 0 0.292 0.292 0.667 0.3590 0.288 76 -0.51
KC - TBC
1999 28 26 37 33 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 11 0 0 0.121 0.121 0.242 0.1818 0.106 -54 -0.61
KC - TBC
1998 27 22 60 49 13 0 0 2 3 6 1 11 0 0 0.265 0.280 0.668 0.3056 0.289 80 -0.29
KC - TBC
1997 26 22 60 47 12 0 1 1 7 6 2 7 0 0 0.255 0.300 0.662 0.2821 0.292 84 -0.16
KC - TBC
1996 25 22 45 40 5 1 0 0 3 0 0 12 0 0 0.125 0.122 0.272 0.1724 0.117 -47 -0.84
Total - TBC
TBC
122 281 237 53 5 1 3 19 21 3 54 0 0 0.224 0.239 0.530 0.2762 0.232 39 -2.55

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
Paris - CDL
PAR - CDL
1988 17 21 53 43 11 1 1 0 3 2 0 16 0 0 0.256 0.256 0.581 0.4074 0.274 49 -0.20
Total - S A
S A
21 53 43 11 1 1 0 3 2 0 16 0 0 0.256 0.256 0.581 0.4074 0.274 49 -0.20

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
KC - TBC
2001 P 9 59.0 2 8 1 0.909 1.525 0.930 -0.53
KC - TBC
2000 P 21 144.0 8 33 2 0.954 2.563 0.854 -3.20
KC - TBC
1999 P 26 110.0 5 13 0 1.000 1.473 1.037 -0.31
KC - TBC
1998 P 22 150.1 6 24 2 0.938 1.796 0.901 -1.28
KC - TBC
1997 P 22 152.2 9 21 1 0.968 1.769 1.072 -0.37
KC - TBC
1996 P 22 129.1 6 19 2 0.926 1.740 0.865 -1.97
Total P 122 745.1 36 118 8 -7.66

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Arizona - ABA
AZ - ABA
2002 P 19 126.0 4 13 3 0.850 1.214 0.947 -0.67
Paris - CEB
PAR - CEB
1995 P 22 150.1 6 12 0 1.000 1.078 0.982 -0.78
Paris - CEB
PAR - CEB
1994 P 22 153.2 8 18 1 0.963 1.523 1.059 -0.27
Paris - CEB
PAR - CEB
1993 P 22 154.0 11 11 0 1.000 1.286 1.062 -1.02
Paris - CEB
PAR - CEB
1992 P 22 141.2 8 14 2 0.917 1.398 0.937 -2.53
Paris - CEB
PAR - CEB
1991 P 20 131.0 4 12 1 0.941 1.099 0.981 -1.66
Paris - CDL
PAR - CDL
1990 P 22 153.1 8 15 2 0.920 1.350 0.900 -1.42
Paris - CDL
PAR - CDL
1989 P 22 141.0 8 16 1 0.960 1.532 0.979 -0.59
Paris - CDL
PAR - CDL
1988 P 21 140.2 10 18 1 0.966 1.792 1.037 0.17
Total P 207 1374.1 71 134 12 -10.25

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
Sept. 18, 2002
Sep 18
@STL 8 - 2 8.2 5 2 2 1 2 0 0 0 8 16 31 108 66 0.20
Sept. 13, 2002
Sep 13
@TUL 7 - 4 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 10 42 0.01
Sept. 4, 2002
Sep 4
WIN 4 - 7 6.1 8 2 2 1 0 3 0 0 7 9 27 87 53 0.19
Aug. 30, 2002
Aug 30
VAC 2 - 6 7.0 10 5 5 1 1 5 0 0 8 8 33 111 44 -0.28
Aug. 25, 2002
Aug 25
EDM 11 - 4 8.0 8 4 4 2 1 3 0 0 8 13 33 119 49 -0.13
Aug. 19, 2002
Aug 19
@HOL 5 - 2 7.0 5 1 1 0 2 3 0 1 8 9 28 97 68 0.35
Aug. 14, 2002
Aug 14
@CAL 2 - 3 7.0 5 1 1 0 1 7 0 2 7 6 30 102 74 0.36
Aug. 9, 2002
Aug 9
@VAC 2 - 3 7.0 4 2 2 1 0 1 0 1 8 11 25 79 63 0.08
Aug. 3, 2002
Aug 3
@JOH 3 - 4 7.0 6 2 2 1 1 4 0 0 9 8 28 113 60 0.20
July 29, 2002
Jul 29
HAZ 3 - 11 6.0 13 8 8 1 0 6 0 0 8 4 31 108 26 -0.55
July 24, 2002
Jul 24
MON 4 - 3 10.1 8 3 2 1 1 7 0 1 14 10 42 131 76 0.10
July 19, 2002
Jul 19
@VAC 6 - 8 7.1 7 6 5 1 2 0 0 3 13 7 33 116 42 -0.23
July 13, 2002
Jul 13
STL 4 - 3 6.0 5 1 1 0 2 6 0 0 6 6 25 117 65 0.17
July 8, 2002
Jul 8
QUE 5 - 4 6.1 6 4 4 1 4 7 0 0 6 4 27 105 47 -0.03
July 3, 2002
Jul 3
@EDM 3 - 4 7.1 8 4 3 0 2 5 0 0 6 9 32 100 57 -0.20
June 28, 2002
Jun 28
VAC 0 - 5 5.2 7 4 4 3 1 5 0 0 5 7 25 106 33 -0.18
June 23, 2002
Jun 23
@TUL 6 - 5 7.0 11 2 2 1 0 2 0 0 7 8 28 98 50 0.22
June 18, 2002
Jun 18
@STL 7 - 1 6.0 7 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 6 10 27 83 56 0.13
June 13, 2002
Jun 13
SAS 9 - 1 5.1 3 1 1 1 2 1 0 0 5 9 20 77 54 0.16
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
Pitcher of the Month Oct 1998 AC Kansas City (TBC)
Hall of Fame Metrics
Metric Score
Black Ink2
Grey Ink70
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Note: See Baseball Reference formula (primary position)
Leaderboard Appearances
Year Lg SH Rank
1997 TBC 10 4
1998 TBC 10 4
2000 TBC 9 10
Year Lg GS Rank
1992 CEB 22 7
1993 CEB 22 4
1994 CEB 22 5
1995 CEB 22 5
1996 TBC 22 3
1997 TBC 22 4
1998 TBC 22 2
Year Lg W Rank
1994 CEB 10 6
2000 TBC 12 4
Year Lg L Rank
1993 CEB 9 8
1997 TBC 8 8
Year Lg Win % Rank
1998 TBC 0.750 5
2000 TBC 0.750 5
Year Lg IP Rank
1997 TBC 152.2 10
Year Lg HR Rank
1996 TBC 25 1
1998 TBC 20 8
Year Lg K Rank
1994 CEB 155 4
1995 CEB 143 6
Year Lg WP Rank
1992 CEB 7 4
1996 TBC 6 5
Year Lg ERA Rank
1991 CEB 2.405 10
1994 CEB 2.284 9
1998 TBC 2.993 7
2000 TBC 2.750 5
Year Lg BABIP Rank
1992 CEB 0.265 10
1997 TBC 0.264 5
Year Lg WHIP Rank
1994 CEB 1.009 9
1995 CEB 0.991 6
1997 TBC 1.035 8
2000 TBC 1.146 8
Year Lg H/9 Rank
1997 TBC 7.959 7
Year Lg BB/9 Rank
1993 CEB 1.403 3
1994 CEB 1.816 7
1995 CEB 0.958 1
1996 TBC 0.835 2
1997 TBC 1.356 5
1998 TBC 1.497 5
1999 TBC 1.636 8
2000 TBC 1.313 3
Year Lg CG Rank
1994 CEB 3 10
Year Lg SHO Rank
1993 CEB 2 5
1994 CEB 1 8
1995 CEB 2 5
1997 TBC 2 4
Year Lg BB (Low) Rank
1993 CEB 24 5
1995 CEB 16 1
1996 TBC 12 2
1997 TBC 23 10
1998 TBC 25 9
1999 TBC 20 6
2000 TBC 21 6
Year Lg Hits Rank
1993 CEB 149 7
1998 TBC 155 10
Year Lg HR (Low) Rank
1991 CEB 6 6
1992 CEB 6 6
1994 CEB 6 8
Year Lg WAR Rank
1992 CEB 3.2 9
1993 CEB 3.2 7
1994 CEB 5.0 3
1995 CEB 3.7 4
Year Lg W (Low) Rank
1996 TBC 6 9
Year Lg L (Low) Rank
1998 TBC 3 2
2000 TBC 4 6