Bill Merry
Syracuse Studs (AAA)
Bill Merry
Birthdate:
Feb. 10, 1968 (31 y, 11 m, 5 d)
Born In:
New York, NY, USA
Nationality:
American
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
L/R
Height/Weight:
6'6"/221
Entry:
1989 Draft - Round: 2, Overall: 45, Team: Oakland Warriors
Contract:
Minor League
ML Service Time:
2 years, 92 days

1999 Season Pitching Summary

Team G GS IP W-L SV SD MD BB K ERA FIP FIP- xFIP WAR
Syracuse - AAA
SYR - AAA
10 0 12.1 0-2 1 1 3 10 10 9.487 7.956 206 5.657 -0.59

1999 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
10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.00 -0.03

1999 Season Fielding Summary

Team Pos G IP PO A E Fld % Eff ZR
Syracuse - AAA
SYR - AAA
P 10 12.1 0 0 0 0.0000 0.0000 -0.026
Current Status
MLB Service Time 2 years, 92 days
40-man Service Time 6 years, 0 days
Time as Pro 11 years
Roster Status Minor Leagues
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership Normal
Loyalty Normal
Greed Normal
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Insignficant
Local Insignficant
Current Contract
Minor League Contract
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 5 4 3
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Cutter 6 6
Slider 4 5
Other Pitching
Velocity 96-98 mph
GB % 60%
Arm Slot Over the Top
Stamina 4
Hold 3
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
2000-01-07
Slider decreased from 5 to 4
1999-11-07
Movement vs R decreased from 5 to 4
1999-09-24
Weight increased from 220 to 221
1999-09-07
Weight increased from 219 to 220
1999-05-29
Movement vs R increased from 4 to 5
GB% increased from 55% to 60%
Weight increased from 218 to 219
1999-01-23
Weight decreased from 219 to 218
1998-12-30
Weight decreased from 220 to 219
1998-10-09
Weight increased from 219 to 220
1998-07-04
Weight decreased from 220 to 219
1997-11-28
Weight increased from 219 to 220
1997-11-06
Stuff Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Cutter Pot decreased from 7 to 6
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
1999 31 0 10 12.1 0-2 1 10 10 14.93% 14.93% 5.97% 55.56% 30.77% 0.317 9.487 7.956 206 5.657 1.53 -0.59
Syracuse - AAA
SYR - AAA
1998 30 0 9 10.2 1-1 0 9 6 17.65% 11.76% 5.88% 75.95% 36.36% 0.267 6.750 7.099 186 5.185 -0.35 -0.43
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 5.877 160 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
0 102 117.1 7-12 7 91 81 16.43% 14.62% 2.71% 64.95% 48.32% 0.315 5.983 5.036 131 4.769 0.95 -1.37
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
1999 31 10 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
1998 30 9 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
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
102 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
1999 P 10 12.1 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 -0.03
Syracuse - AAA
SYR - AAA
1998 P 9 10.2 2 0 0 1.000 1.688 1.037 0.02
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 190 291.0 18 26 2 -0.46

TBC Reserve League Pitching Log

Date Opp Score GS IP H R ER HR BB K IBB HBP GB FB BF PI GSC WPA ERA FIP
Sept. 14, 1999
Sep 14
COS 2 - 6 2.0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 2 3 9 33 - -0.01
Sept. 13, 1999
Sep 13
COS 11 - 12 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 7 40 - -0.16
Sept. 10, 1999
Sep 10
@DH 7 - 3 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 3 10 - 0.01
Aug. 18, 1999
Aug 18
BR 3 - 7 0.2 2 1 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 5 15 - -0.03
Aug. 1, 1999
Aug 1
@ANC 5 - 14 2.0 5 5 4 1 1 2 0 0 2 2 13 45 - -0.03
July 27, 1999
Jul 27
GI 4 - 6 1.0 1 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 5 19 - -0.41
July 17, 1999
Jul 17
DH 9 - 5 3.0 2 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 2 3 11 39 - 0.07
July 10, 1999
Jul 10
@SPO 2 - 5 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 4 14 - 0.01
June 25, 1999
Jun 25
@BR 6 - 8 0.1 1 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 13 - -0.36
June 19, 1999
Jun 19
EUG 10 - 18 0.2 3 5 5 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 7 27 - -0.03

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
Sept. 14, 1999
Sep 14
COS 2 - 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Sept. 13, 1999
Sep 13
COS 11 - 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Sept. 10, 1999
Sep 10
@DH 7 - 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Aug. 18, 1999
Aug 18
BR 3 - 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Aug. 1, 1999
Aug 1
@ANC 5 - 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
July 27, 1999
Jul 27
GI 4 - 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
July 17, 1999
Jul 17
DH 9 - 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
July 10, 1999
Jul 10
@SPO 2 - 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
June 25, 1999
Jun 25
@BR 6 - 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
June 19, 1999
Jun 19
EUG 10 - 18 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)
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Leaderboard Appearances
Year Lg SV Rank
1991 TBC 9 8