Ken Kobe
Beer City Bung Hammers (AAA)
Ken Kobe
Birthdate:
Jan. 7, 1967 (32 y, 5 m, 12 d)
Born In:
North Bend, OR, USA
Nationality:
American
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Height/Weight:
6'9"/241
Entry:
1988 Draft - Round: 4, Overall: 86, Team: Phoenix Roadrunners
Contract:
$10k / 1 year
ML Service Time:
3 years, 2 days

No statistics this season

Current Status
MLB Service Time 3 years, 2 days
40-man Service Time 4 years, 29 days
Time as Pro 11 years
Roster Status 40-man roster
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership Low
Loyalty Low
Greed High
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Unknown
Local Unknown
Current Contract
1999 $10k ($10k left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 4 3 3 3 4
vs R 4 3 3 3 4
vs L 4 3 3 3 4
Potential 4 3 3 3 4
Fielding C IF OF
Range 3 2
Error 5 3
Arm 2 5 4
Turn DP 2
C Ability 2
Position
Pitcher 5
Run/Bunt
Speed 2
Stealing 2
Running 2
Sac Bunt 6
Bunt for Hit 2
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 6 5 4
vs R 6 5 4
vs L 6 5 4
Potential 6 5 4
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 7 7
Curveball 7 7
Changeup 7 7
Other Pitching
Velocity 95-97 mph
GB % 63%
Arm Slot Over the Top
Stamina 8
Hold 3
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
1999-06-19
Stuff Potential 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
1999-01-07
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 5 to 4
1998-11-06
Avoid Ks decreased from 5 to 4
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 5 to 4
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 5 to 4
GB% increased from 60% to 63%
1998-09-29
Weight increased from 240 to 241
1998-08-18
Stuff Potential increased from 6 to 7
Stuff vs L increased from 6 to 7
Position changed from SP to RP
Role changed from SP to RP
1998-05-29
Eye Potential decreased from 4 to 3
1998-04-29
Weight decreased from 241 to 240
1997-12-30
Weight increased from 240 to 241
1997-11-06
Eye Potential increased from 3 to 4
GB% decreased from 61% to 60%
Changeup Pot increased from 6 to 7
Changeup increased from 6 to 7
1997-09-24
Weight increased from 239 to 240
1997-07-24
Weight decreased from 240 to 239
1997-05-29
Stuff increased from 5 to 6
Stuff vs R increased from 5 to 6
1997-01-07
Stuff vs L increased from 5 to 6
1996-11-07
Stuff decreased from 6 to 5
Stuff vs L decreased from 6 to 5
GB% increased from 59% to 61%
1996-08-08
Weight decreased from 241 to 240
1996-08-03
Stuff Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Stuff vs R decreased from 6 to 5
Position changed from RP to SP
Role changed from RP to SP
Weight decreased from 243 to 241
1996-07-04
Contact vs L increased from 3 to 4
Gap increased from 2 to 3
Gap vs R increased from 2 to 3
Gap vs L increased from 2 to 3
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 4 to 5
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
Stuff Potential increased from 6 to 7
Weight increased from 242 to 243
1996-05-29
Contact vs L decreased from 4 to 3
Gap decreased from 3 to 2
Gap vs R decreased from 3 to 2
Gap vs L decreased from 3 to 2
GB% increased from 57% to 59%
Weight decreased from 243 to 242
1995-12-30
Changeup Pot decreased from 7 to 6
Changeup decreased from 7 to 6
1995-10-18
Gap vs L increased from 2 to 3
Weight decreased from 244 to 243
1995-08-03
Gap vs L decreased from 3 to 2
Infield Range increased from 2 to 3
Weight decreased from 247 to 244
1995-01-07
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Avoid Ks decreased from 5 to 4
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 5 to 4
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 5 to 4
Control Potential increased from 3 to 4
Control increased from 3 to 4
Control vs R increased from 3 to 4
Control vs L increased from 3 to 4
GB% decreased from 62% to 57%
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
Infield Range decreased from 3 to 2
Movement Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Movement decreased from 6 to 5
Movement vs R decreased from 6 to 5
Control Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Control decreased from 4 to 3
Control vs R decreased from 4 to 3
Hold decreased from 4 to 3
Weight increased from 246 to 247
Local Popularity decreased from Insignficant to Unknown
1993-09-07
Avoid Ks decreased from 5 to 4
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 5 to 4
Stuff increased from 5 to 6
Stuff vs L increased from 5 to 6
Movement Potential increased from 5 to 6
Movement increased from 5 to 6
Control Potential increased from 3 to 4
Control increased from 3 to 4
Control vs R increased from 3 to 4
Velocity increased from 94-96 mph to 95-97 mph
GB% increased from 60% to 62%
Hold increased from 3 to 4
Changeup Pot increased from 3 to 7
Changeup increased from 3 to 7
Weight increased from 243 to 246
1992-12-06
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 5 to 4
Speed decreased from 3 to 2
Movement vs R increased from 5 to 6
Control vs R decreased from 4 to 3
Weight increased from 242 to 243
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Insignficant
1992-01-27
Eye Potential decreased from 4 to 3
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
P defense decreased from 6 to 5
Control vs R increased from 3 to 4
Changeup Pot decreased from 4 to 3
Changeup increased from 2 to 3
Weight increased from 239 to 242
1991-08-08
Outfield Range decreased from 3 to 2
Stuff Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Movement increased from 4 to 5
Movement vs R increased from 4 to 5
Movement vs L increased from 4 to 5
Control Potential decreased from 4 to 3
GB% increased from 57% to 60%
Curveball increased from 6 to 7
Weight increased from 238 to 239
1990-10-21
Stuff vs R increased from 5 to 6
1990-07-04
Eye Potential increased from 3 to 4
Stuff Potential decreased from 8 to 7
Movement Potential increased from 4 to 5
GB% increased from 55% to 57%
Curveball Pot decreased from 8 to 7
Changeup Pot increased from 3 to 4
Weight increased from 237 to 238
1990-01-07
GB% increased from 54% to 55%
Weight increased from 236 to 237
1989-11-07
Eye Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Stuff Potential increased from 7 to 8
GB% increased from 53% to 54%
Fastball increased from 6 to 7
Curveball Pot increased from 7 to 8
Weight increased from 235 to 236
1989-07-09
Eye Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Stuff Potential increased from 6 to 7
Stuff increased from 4 to 5
Stuff vs R increased from 4 to 5
Stuff vs L increased from 4 to 5
Curveball Pot decreased from 8 to 7
Position changed from SP to RP
Role changed from SP to RP
1989-01-07
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
Gap vs L increased from 2 to 3
Avoid Ks increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 3 to 4
Stuff increased from 3 to 4
Stuff vs R increased from 3 to 4
Stuff vs L increased from 3 to 4
Movement Potential decreased from 5 to 4
GB% decreased from 54% to 53%
Curveball increased from 5 to 6
Weight increased from 234 to 235

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
LA - TBC
1998 31 9 9 61.1 2-6 0 34 30 12.32% 10.87% 1.09% 67.12% 54.48% 0.328 5.576 4.403 115 5.308 1.17 0.43
Phoenix - TBC
PHO - TBC
1998 31 0 2 3.0 0-0 0 5 1 33.33% 6.67% 6.67% 86.96% 25.00% 0.571 6.000 4.968 128 2.184 1.03 -0.03
Phoenix - TBC
PHO - TBC
1997 30 1 11 21.1 1-1 0 17 17 16.50% 16.50% 1.94% 77.11% 66.67% 0.344 5.063 5.085 136 4.819 -0.02 -0.24
Phoenix - TBC
PHO - TBC
1996 29 0 1 2.1 0-0 0 1 1 10.00% 10.00% 0.00% 50.00% 50.00% 0.125 3.857 3.323 90 5.182 0.53 0.02
Phoenix - TBC
PHO - TBC
1995 28 0 3 6.0 0-0 0 6 3 23.08% 11.54% 7.69% 76.92% 83.33% 0.200 6.000 6.998 184 3.145 -1.00 -0.21
Phoenix - TBC
PHO - TBC
1994 27 5 5 32.2 2-3 0 30 19 19.61% 12.42% 1.31% 63.12% 60.00% 0.406 6.612 3.863 103 4.158 2.75 0.45
Total - TBC
TBC
15 31 126.2 5-10 0 93 71 15.95% 12.18% 1.72% 68.37% 58.53% 0.346 5.755 4.495 119 4.750 1.26 0.43

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
TC - AAA
1996 29 12 15 91.1 5-0 1 78 37 19.95% 9.46% 1.53% 78.23% 60.77% 0.301 2.562 3.057 86 3.218 -0.50 1.94
TC - AAA
1995 28 1 6 12.2 1-0 0 12 5 22.64% 9.43% 1.89% 80.88% 47.83% 0.242 2.132 3.224 83 3.493 -1.09 0.21
TC - AAA
1994 27 15 15 123.1 10-3 0 97 42 19.36% 8.38% 2.00% 82.98% 53.85% 0.280 2.700 3.553 93 3.760 -0.85 2.19
El Paso - U27
EP - U27
1993 26 0 8 8.1 0-1 1 7 4 21.21% 12.12% 0.00% 66.67% 58.82% 0.200 3.240 3.067 79 4.114 0.17 0.13
Dearborn - U27
DEA - U27
1992 25 15 24 130.1 9-4 1 131 48 24.76% 9.07% 1.70% 82.09% 63.09% 0.294 2.486 3.018 77 2.875 -0.53 2.86
Dearborn - U27
DEA - U27
1991 24 0 10 17.1 1-1 0 18 15 20.45% 17.05% 3.41% 66.09% 51.61% 0.392 8.308 5.573 151 4.310 2.74 -0.40
Dearborn - U27
DEA - U27
1990 23 0 9 13.1 1-0 0 14 5 25.00% 8.93% 1.79% 75.27% 45.45% 0.353 3.375 3.134 84 3.214 0.24 0.13
MI - U24
1990 23 0 3 8.1 0-0 0 9 4 26.47% 11.76% 2.94% 105.26% 43.75% 0.200 1.080 3.968 102 3.543 -2.89 0.01
MI - U24
1989 22 0 17 19.1 1-2 6 18 7 25.00% 9.72% 1.39% 82.19% 42.11% 0.174 1.397 2.901 80 3.456 -1.50 0.28
Michigan - U22
UM - U22
1988 21 0 51 60.0 2-7 1 90 29 34.62% 11.15% 2.69% 75.13% 51.85% 0.341 4.350 3.236 85 2.463 1.11 0.66
Total - AAA
AAA
28 36 227.1 16-3 1 187 84 19.79% 8.89% 1.80% 80.82% 56.32% 0.287 2.613 3.335 90 3.527 -0.72 4.34
Total - AA
AA
15 51 169.1 11-6 2 170 72 24.08% 10.20% 1.84% 78.17% 60.40% 0.306 3.189 3.291 85 3.110 -0.10 2.72
Total - A
A
0 20 27.2 1-2 6 27 11 25.47% 10.38% 1.89% 90.09% 42.59% 0.182 1.301 3.223 87 3.483 -1.92 0.29
Total - S A
S A
0 51 60.0 2-7 1 90 29 34.62% 11.15% 2.69% 75.13% 51.85% 0.341 4.350 3.236 85 2.463 1.11 0.66

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
LA - TBC
1998 31 9 22 22 6 1 0 0 1 2 0 10 0 0 0.273 0.273 0.591 0.5000 0.256 -0.12
Phoenix - TBC
PHO - TBC
1998 31 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00
Phoenix - TBC
PHO - TBC
1997 30 11 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0.500 0.500 1.000 1.0000 0.441 -0.02
Phoenix - TBC
PHO - TBC
1996 29 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00
Phoenix - TBC
PHO - TBC
1995 28 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -0.02
Phoenix - TBC
PHO - TBC
1994 27 5 11 10 3 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0.300 0.300 0.800 0.3750 0.343 0.03
Total - TBC
TBC
31 37 35 10 3 0 0 3 3 0 13 0 0 0.286 0.286 0.657 0.4545 0.284 -0.14

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
TC - AAA
1996 29 15 36 32 7 0 0 1 5 3 0 8 0 0 0.219 0.219 0.531 0.2609 0.235 -0.25
TC - AAA
1995 28 6 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -0.14
TC - AAA
1994 27 15 51 44 8 2 0 0 2 3 0 7 0 0 0.182 0.200 0.427 0.2162 0.196 -0.47
El Paso - U27
EP - U27
1993 26 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00
Dearborn - U27
DEA - U27
1992 25 26 62 51 11 1 0 0 1 2 1 10 0 0 0.216 0.231 0.466 0.2683 0.216 -0.48
Dearborn - U27
DEA - U27
1991 24 10 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -0.05
Dearborn - U27
DEA - U27
1990 23 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00
MI - U24
1990 23 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -0.02
MI - U24
1989 22 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00
Michigan - U22
UM - U22
1988 21 51 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00
Total - AAA
AAA
36 91 80 15 2 0 1 7 6 0 16 0 0 0.188 0.198 0.448 0.2222 0.202 -0.86
Total - AA
AA
53 64 53 11 1 0 0 1 3 1 10 0 0 0.208 0.222 0.449 0.2558 0.208 -0.53
Total - A
A
20 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -0.02
Total - S A
S A
51 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
LA - TBC
1998 P 9 61.1 3 10 1 0.929 1.908 0.948 -0.84
Phoenix - TBC
PHO - TBC
1998 P 2 3.0 0 1 0 1.000 3.000 1.032 0.00
Phoenix - TBC
PHO - TBC
1997 P 11 21.1 1 4 0 1.000 2.109 1.032 -0.26
Phoenix - TBC
PHO - TBC
1996 P 1 2.1 1 1 0 1.000 7.714 1.032 0.05
Phoenix - TBC
PHO - TBC
1995 P 3 6.0 0 1 0 1.000 1.500 1.007 -0.00
Phoenix - TBC
PHO - TBC
1994 P 5 32.2 3 4 0 1.000 1.929 1.006 -0.08
Total P 31 126.2 8 21 1 -1.13

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
TC - AAA
1996 P 14 91.1 4 17 3 0.875 2.069 0.941 -0.63
TC - AAA
1995 P 6 12.2 0 4 1 0.800 2.842 0.842 -0.49
TC - AAA
1994 P 15 123.1 7 15 1 0.957 1.605 1.016 -0.20
El Paso - U27
EP - U27
1993 P 8 8.1 1 0 0 1.000 1.080 0.000 0.01
Dearborn - U27
DEA - U27
1992 P 24 130.1 10 13 0 1.000 1.588 1.083 0.79
Dearborn - U27
DEA - U27
1992 C 1 8.0 5 0 0 1.000 5.625 0.000 -0.33
Dearborn - U27
DEA - U27
1992 LF 1 5.2 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Dearborn - U27
DEA - U27
1991 P 10 17.1 2 1 0 1.000 1.558 1.008 -0.03
Dearborn - U27
DEA - U27
1990 P 9 13.1 0 1 0 1.000 0.675 1.020 -0.08
MI - U24
1990 P 3 8.1 1 1 0 1.000 2.160 1.010 0.01
MI - U24
1989 P 17 19.1 4 0 0 1.000 1.862 0.991 0.01
Michigan - U22
UM - U22
1988 P 50 60.0 2 3 0 1.000 0.750 0.996 0.22
Total P 156 484.1 31 55 5 -0.40
Total C 1 8.0 5 0 0 -0.33
Total LF 1 5.2 0 0 0 0.00
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
Pitcher of the Year 1994 Mexico City (AAA)
1992 El Paso (U27)
All-Star 1992 El Paso (U27)
Pitcher of the Month Sep 1994 Mexico City (AAA)
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Leaderboard Appearances
Year Lg SHO Rank
1998 TBC 2 3