Simon van Osta
AC Kansas City (ML)
Simon van Osta
Birthdate:
Oct. 18, 1970 (30 y, 9 m, 11 d)
Born In:
Utrecht, UTR, NED
Nationality:
Dutch
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
L/L
Height/Weight:
6'1"/195
Entry:
Unknown
Contract:
$1.33M / 7 years (1996-2002)
ML Service Time:
10 years, 40 days

2001 Season Pitching Summary

Team G GS IP W-L SV SD MD BB K ERA FIP FIP- xFIP WAR
KC - TBC
8 8 52.1 3-3 0 0 0 9 43 3.268 3.876 97 3.690 0.79

2001 Season Batting Summary

Team G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS wOBA BABIP wRC+ WAR ZR
KC - TBC
8 17 4 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 0 0 0.235 0.278 0.513 0.235 0.286 38 -0.14 -0.54

2001 Season Fielding Summary

Team Pos G IP PO A E Fld % Eff ZR
KC - TBC
P 8 52.1 2 7 1 0.9000 0.9115 -0.540
Current Status
MLB Service Time 10 years, 40 days
40-man Service Time 10 years, 40 days
Time as Pro 13 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership Normal
Loyalty Normal
Greed Low
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Insignficant
Local Well Known
Current Contract
1996 $190k
1997 $190k
1998 $190k
1999 $190k
2000 $190k
2001 $190k ($120k left)
2002 $190k / P
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Pitcher of Year Bonus$13k
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 3
Running 2
Sac Bunt 7
Bunt for Hit 2
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 5 5 7
vs R 5 5 7
vs L 5 5 7
Potential 6 5 7
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 7 7
Changeup 6 6
Splitter 6 6
Forkball 4 5
Cir. Change 3 5
Other Pitching
Velocity 93-95 mph
GB % 54%
Arm Slot Normal
Stamina 5
Hold 8
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
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
Position changed from RP to SP
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
Position changed from SP to RP
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 8 8 52.1 3-3 0 43 9 19.46% 4.07% 3.62% 74.82% 47.22% 0.298 3.268 3.876 97 3.690 -0.61 0.79
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
109 121 738.2 44-34 1 529 110 17.28% 3.59% 3.23% 76.58% 53.73% 0.300 3.631 3.805 100 3.562 -0.17 10.00

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
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 - 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 WAR
KC - TBC
2001 30 8 19 17 4 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 0 0 0.235 0.278 0.513 0.2857 0.235 -0.14
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 -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 -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 -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 -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 -0.84
Total - TBC
TBC
121 278 234 52 5 1 3 19 21 3 53 0 0 0.222 0.238 0.528 0.2737 0.231 -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 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 -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 -0.20

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
KC - TBC
2001 P 8 52.1 2 7 1 0.900 1.548 0.912 -0.54
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 121 738.2 36 117 8 -7.67

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
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 185 1233.2 66 121 9 -9.42

The Baseball Classic Pitching Log

Date Opp Score GS IP H R ER HR BB K IBB HBP GB FB BF PI GSC WPA ERA FIP
July 27, 2001
Jul 27
POR 9 - 1 7.0 5 1 1 0 3 6 0 0 10 3 27 106 69 0.17
July 22, 2001
Jul 22
@TOR 2 - 13 3.0 9 10 5 4 0 4 0 0 3 2 19 65 -10 -0.35
July 17, 2001
Jul 17
STP 3 - 6 5.0 10 6 6 1 1 4 0 0 3 6 24 73 28 -0.37
July 12, 2001
Jul 12
PHO 6 - 1 9.0 4 1 1 1 0 6 0 1 10 11 33 110 83 0.21
July 6, 2001
Jul 6
@SF 4 - 0 7.2 8 0 0 0 2 6 1 0 8 8 32 107 72 0.47
July 1, 2001
Jul 1
OAK 8 - 3 7.0 5 2 2 1 1 5 0 1 7 9 28 107 63 0.25
June 26, 2001
Jun 26
@HOU 1 - 2 7.1 5 2 2 1 2 4 1 0 8 9 29 108 62 0.12
June 22, 2001
Jun 22
NOLA 4 - 7 6.1 9 3 2 0 0 8 0 0 2 9 29 110 59 -0.10

The Baseball Classic Hitting Log

Date Opp Score AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI K BB HBP SF SB CS WPA Avg OBP OPS
July 27, 2001
Jul 27
POR 9 - 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0.08
July 22, 2001
Jul 22
@TOR 2 - 13 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.01
July 17, 2001
Jul 17
STP 3 - 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.02
July 12, 2001
Jul 12
PHO 6 - 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
July 6, 2001
Jul 6
@SF 4 - 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.04
July 1, 2001
Jul 1
OAK 8 - 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.02
June 26, 2001
Jun 26
@HOU 1 - 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.01
June 22, 2001
Jun 22
NOLA 4 - 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.04
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
2001 TBC 8 3
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
2001 TBC 8 7
Year Lg K Rank
1994 CEB 155 4
1995 CEB 143 6
Year Lg WP Rank
1992 CEB 7 4
1996 TBC 6 5
2001 TBC 2 10
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
2001 TBC 1 9
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