Bill Merry
Syracuse Studs (AAA)
Bill Merry
Birthdate:
Feb. 10, 1968 (29 y, 8 m, 8 d)
Born In:
New York, NY, USA
Nationality:
American
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
L/R
Height/Weight:
6'6"/219
Entry:
1989 Draft - Round: 2, Overall: 45, Team: Oakland Warriors
Contract:
$10k / 1 year
ML Service Time:
2 years, 92 days

1997 Season Pitching Summary

Team G GS IP W-L SV SD MD BB K ERA FIP FIP- xFIP WAR
Syracuse - AAA
SYR - AAA
24 0 22.1 1-1 1 6 3 18 11 7.254 5.877 159 5.842 -0.57

1997 Season Batting Summary

Team G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS wOBA BABIP wRC+ WAR ZR
Syracuse - AAA
SYR - AAA
24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.00 0.07

1997 Season Fielding Summary

Team Pos G IP PO A E Fld % Eff ZR
Syracuse - AAA
SYR - AAA
P 23 22.1 1 4 0 1.0000 1.0342 0.073
Current Status
MLB Service Time 2 years, 92 days
40-man Service Time 6 years, 0 days
Time as Pro 8 years
Roster Status Unknown
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership Normal
Loyalty Normal
Greed Normal
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Insignficant
Local Insignficant
Current Contract
1997 $10k ($0 left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 3 3 2 3 4
vs R 3 3 2 3 4
vs L 3 3 2 3 4
Potential 3 3 2 4 4
Fielding C IF OF
Range 2 5
Error 4 4
Arm 2 4 4
Turn DP 2
C Ability 2
Position
Pitcher 2
Run/Bunt
Speed 2
Stealing 2
Running 3
Sac Bunt 7
Bunt for Hit 2
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 5 4 3
vs R 5 4 3
vs L 5 4 3
Potential 6 4 3
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Cutter 6 7
Slider 5 5
Other Pitching
Velocity 96-98 mph
GB % 55%
Arm Slot Over the Top
Stamina 4
Hold 3
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
1997-09-19
Weight increased from 218 to 219
1997-08-18
Weight decreased from 219 to 218
1997-07-19
Weight decreased from 220 to 219
1997-06-24
P defense decreased from 3 to 2
1997-06-07
Weight decreased from 221 to 220
1997-05-29
GB% decreased from 56% to 55%
1997-01-07
Stuff Potential decreased from 7 to 6
GB% increased from 55% to 56%
Stamina decreased from 5 to 4
1996-11-28
Weight increased from 220 to 221
1996-11-07
Stuff decreased from 6 to 5
Stuff vs R 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
Slider Pot decreased from 6 to 5
Slider decreased from 6 to 5
1996-08-08
Weight increased from 219 to 220
1996-07-04
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
Stuff increased from 5 to 6
Stuff vs R increased from 5 to 6
Movement vs L decreased from 5 to 4
GB% decreased from 56% to 55%
Cutter decreased from 7 to 6
1996-05-29
Movement vs L increased from 4 to 5
GB% increased from 53% to 56%
1995-12-30
Movement vs L decreased from 5 to 4
GB% decreased from 57% to 53%
Stamina increased from 4 to 5
Local Popularity decreased from Fair to Insignficant
National Popularity decreased from Fair to Insignficant
1995-08-03
Eye Potential increased from 3 to 4
GB% increased from 55% to 57%
Stamina decreased from 5 to 4
Weight decreased from 221 to 219
1995-01-07
Baserunning increased from 2 to 3
Stuff decreased from 6 to 5
Stuff vs R decreased from 6 to 5
Stamina decreased from 6 to 5
Local Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
National Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
1994-07-09
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 3 to 4
Baserunning decreased from 3 to 2
Stuff Potential decreased from 8 to 7
Stuff vs L decreased from 6 to 5
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
Control vs L decreased from 4 to 3
GB% decreased from 56% to 55%
Cutter Pot decreased from 8 to 7
Slider Pot decreased from 7 to 6
Slider decreased from 7 to 6
Weight decreased from 223 to 221
Local Popularity increased from Fair to Well Known
National Popularity increased from Fair to Well Known
1993-09-07
Contact Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Baserunning increased from 2 to 3
Stuff Potential increased from 7 to 8
Control Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Control vs L increased from 3 to 4
Cutter Pot increased from 7 to 8
Weight decreased from 225 to 223
1992-12-06
Gap Potential decreased from 3 to 2
Avoid Ks increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 3 to 4
P defense decreased from 4 to 3
Control Potential increased from 4 to 5
Control vs L decreased from 4 to 3
GB% increased from 55% to 56%
Stamina decreased from 7 to 6
Weight increased from 223 to 225
Local Popularity increased from Insignficant to Fair
National Popularity increased from Insignficant to Fair
1992-01-27
Contact Potential increased from 3 to 4
Gap Potential increased from 2 to 3
Stuff vs L increased from 5 to 6
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 57% to 55%
Stamina decreased from 8 to 7
Cutter increased from 6 to 7
Slider increased from 6 to 7
Weight increased from 222 to 223
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Insignficant
National Popularity increased from Unknown to Insignficant
1991-08-08
Contact increased from 2 to 3
Contact vs R increased from 2 to 3
Contact vs L increased from 2 to 3
Gap Potential decreased from 3 to 2
Bunt for Hit decreased from 3 to 2
Stuff Potential decreased from 8 to 7
Stuff increased from 5 to 6
Movement increased from 5 to 6
Movement vs R increased from 5 to 6
Control Potential decreased from 5 to 4
GB% decreased from 60% to 57%
Stamina increased from 7 to 8
Weight increased from 220 to 222
1991-01-07
Speed decreased from 3 to 2
Weight increased from 218 to 220
1990-10-21
Stuff vs R increased from 5 to 6
Weight increased from 216 to 218
1990-07-04
Contact Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 3 to 4
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
P defense decreased from 5 to 4
Stuff Potential increased from 7 to 8
Stuff vs R decreased from 6 to 5
Position changed from CL to RP
Role changed from CL to RP
Weight increased from 215 to 216
1990-01-07
Contact Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Stuff vs R increased from 5 to 6
GB% decreased from 63% to 60%
Slider increased from 5 to 6
1989-11-07
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 4 to 3
1989-07-09
Gap Potential increased from 2 to 3
Eye vs L increased from 2 to 3
Movement vs L increased from 4 to 5
GB% increased from 62% to 63%
Weight increased from 214 to 215

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
Oakland - TBC
OAK - TBC
1993 25 0 12 15.0 0-1 4 11 7 16.67% 10.61% 1.52% 80.65% 54.55% 0.244 1.800 3.828 103 4.356 -2.03 0.05
Oakland - TBC
OAK - TBC
1992 24 0 4 7.0 1-0 0 4 8 12.12% 24.24% 0.00% 93.75% 38.46% 0.381 1.286 4.921 132 6.529 -3.64 -0.12
Oakland - TBC
OAK - TBC
1991 23 0 16 28.2 0-1 9 20 10 17.86% 8.93% 0.89% 90.58% 50.00% 0.213 1.256 3.236 91 4.259 -1.98 0.34
Total - TBC
TBC
0 32 50.2 1-2 13 35 25 16.59% 11.85% 0.95% 88.42% 50.00% 0.247 1.421 3.644 100 4.601 -2.22 0.27

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
Syracuse - AAA
SYR - AAA
1997 29 0 24 22.1 1-1 1 11 18 9.82% 16.07% 2.68% 62.50% 43.14% 0.342 7.254 5.877 159 5.842 1.38 -0.57
Syracuse - AAA
SYR - AAA
1996 28 0 11 11.2 0-1 0 8 9 15.69% 17.65% 1.96% 72.29% 48.00% 0.242 4.629 4.655 122 4.995 -0.03 -0.14
Syracuse - AAA
SYR - AAA
1995 27 0 6 5.2 0-0 0 3 5 12.50% 20.83% 0.00% 100.00% 53.85% 0.143 0.000 5.026 123 6.473 -5.03 -0.07
Syracuse - AAA
SYR - AAA
1994 26 0 34 47.1 4-7 5 42 28 19.27% 12.84% 1.83% 59.14% 56.18% 0.338 5.894 3.852 97 3.877 2.04 0.26
Syracuse - AAA
SYR - AAA
1991 23 0 8 7.1 1-0 0 8 5 25.81% 16.13% 0.00% 81.82% 66.67% 0.353 2.455 2.813 72 3.476 -0.36 0.16
PRO - U27
1990 22 0 30 56.0 2-5 8 46 27 20.09% 11.79% 1.31% 77.67% 54.46% 0.233 2.571 3.194 91 3.566 -0.62 0.66
HAR - U24
1990 22 0 25 49.0 3-0 7 66 22 34.02% 11.34% 1.03% 77.92% 51.32% 0.230 2.020 2.312 63 2.575 -0.29 1.45
HAR - U24
1989 21 0 7 9.1 1-0 5 12 6 30.00% 15.00% 2.50% 86.21% 60.00% 0.286 2.893 3.755 105 3.055 -0.86 0.02
Iowa - U22
IOWA - U22
1989 21 0 30 59.1 5-0 16 63 17 26.58% 7.17% 0.42% 89.11% 57.80% 0.277 0.910 2.159 55 2.880 -1.25 1.95
Total - AAA
AAA
0 83 94.1 6-9 6 72 65 16.51% 14.91% 1.83% 65.25% 52.11% 0.319 5.438 4.420 114 4.605 1.02 -0.35
Total - AA
AA
0 30 56.0 2-5 8 46 27 20.09% 11.79% 1.31% 77.67% 54.46% 0.233 2.571 3.194 91 3.566 -0.62 0.66
Total - A
A
0 32 58.1 4-0 12 78 28 33.33% 11.97% 1.28% 79.58% 52.75% 0.240 2.160 2.543 69 2.652 -0.38 1.47
Total - S A
S A
0 30 59.1 5-0 16 63 17 26.58% 7.17% 0.42% 89.11% 57.80% 0.277 0.910 2.159 55 2.880 -1.25 1.95

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
Oakland - TBC
OAK - TBC
1993 25 12 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000 1.0000 0.889 0.05
Oakland - TBC
OAK - TBC
1992 24 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00
Oakland - TBC
OAK - TBC
1991 23 16 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -0.15
Total - TBC
TBC
32 4 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0.250 0.250 0.500 0.5000 0.222 -0.10

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
Syracuse - AAA
SYR - AAA
1997 29 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00
Syracuse - AAA
SYR - AAA
1996 28 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00
Syracuse - AAA
SYR - AAA
1995 27 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00
Syracuse - AAA
SYR - AAA
1994 26 34 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -0.16
Syracuse - AAA
SYR - AAA
1991 23 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 -0.03
PRO - U27
1990 22 30 7 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0.143 0.143 0.286 0.2500 0.131 -0.18
HAR - U24
1990 22 25 8 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -0.11
HAR - U24
1989 21 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 -0.02
Iowa - U22
IOWA - U22
1989 21 30 10 9 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 0 0 0.222 0.222 0.444 0.3333 0.203 -0.05
Total - AAA
AAA
83 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -0.19
Total - AA
AA
30 7 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0.143 0.143 0.286 0.2500 0.131 -0.18
Total - A
A
32 9 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -0.13
Total - S A
S A
30 10 9 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 0 0 0.222 0.222 0.444 0.3333 0.203 -0.05

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Oakland - TBC
OAK - TBC
1993 P 12 15.0 2 3 0 1.000 3.000 1.019 -0.03
Oakland - TBC
OAK - TBC
1992 P 4 7.0 0 1 0 1.000 1.286 1.027 -0.01
Oakland - TBC
OAK - TBC
1991 P 16 28.2 1 1 1 0.667 0.628 0.517 -0.70
Total P 32 50.2 3 5 1 -0.74

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Syracuse - AAA
SYR - AAA
1997 P 23 22.1 1 4 0 1.000 2.015 1.034 0.07
Syracuse - AAA
SYR - AAA
1996 P 11 11.2 1 1 0 1.000 1.543 1.037 -0.00
Syracuse - AAA
SYR - AAA
1995 P 6 5.2 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Syracuse - AAA
SYR - AAA
1994 P 32 47.1 2 4 1 0.857 1.141 0.873 -0.61
Syracuse - AAA
SYR - AAA
1991 P 8 7.1 0 1 0 1.000 1.227 1.012 -0.02
PRO - U27
1990 P 30 56.0 5 4 1 0.900 1.446 0.769 -0.91
HAR - U24
1990 P 24 49.0 2 8 0 1.000 1.837 1.121 0.64
HAR - U24
1989 P 7 9.1 1 0 0 1.000 0.964 0.000 0.01
Iowa - U22
IOWA - U22
1989 P 30 59.1 4 4 0 1.000 1.214 0.995 0.37
Total P 171 268.0 16 26 2 -0.46

TBC Reserve League Hitting Log

Date Opp Score AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI K BB HBP SF SB CS WPA Avg OBP OPS
Oct. 5, 1997
Oct 5
BAL 4 - 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Oct. 2, 1997
Oct 2
@GI 3 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Sept. 27, 1997
Sep 27
SPO 2 - 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Sept. 25, 1997
Sep 25
SPO 2 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Sept. 22, 1997
Sep 22
COS 2 - 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Sept. 21, 1997
Sep 21
COS 2 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Sept. 9, 1997
Sep 9
ANC 1 - 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Aug. 16, 1997
Aug 16
SLC 0 - 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Aug. 15, 1997
Aug 15
SLC 2 - 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Aug. 11, 1997
Aug 11
@BAL 7 - 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Aug. 9, 1997
Aug 9
@BAL 7 - 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Aug. 8, 1997
Aug 8
@BAL 8 - 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Aug. 4, 1997
Aug 4
GI 4 - 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
July 26, 1997
Jul 26
@COS 1 - 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
July 24, 1997
Jul 24
@COS 2 - 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
July 22, 1997
Jul 22
EUG 9 - 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
July 15, 1997
Jul 15
@ANC 0 - 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
July 12, 1997
Jul 12
ARZ 4 - 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
July 11, 1997
Jul 11
ARZ 2 - 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
July 10, 1997
Jul 10
ARZ 7 - 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
July 7, 1997
Jul 7
@SXC 9 - 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
June 25, 1997
Jun 25
CHA 3 - 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
June 22, 1997
Jun 22
@SLC 5 - 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
June 20, 1997
Jun 20
@SLC 5 - 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
Pitcher of the Year 1989 Iowa (U22)
Pitcher of the Month Aug 1989 Iowa (U22)