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Bob KnepperTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1972-1990 MLB Years: 1976-1990
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PositionsP-449Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRobert Wesley Knepper
Height6-2Weight210BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateMay 25,1954 [63.360]PlaceAkron,Ohio
High SchoolCalistoga (Calistoga,CA)

DraftedSelected by the San Francisco Giants [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (43rd overall) of the 1972 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutSeptember 10,1976 [22.108]
OrganizationsSFN [11] HOU [9] Awards2
TBC Player ID13838Retrosheet IDknepb001MLBAM ID117184
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Player Notes:   Opening Day Starter for the San Francisco Giants in 1980
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts40Walks63Hittable44SO/BB55vsPower44Hitting47Durability60Team.505Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1972nullRk--Rel18711.4612012000068.0532011019750001.067.01--2.519.933.95.875-
1973nullA--Rel19721.9411011000079.0652817023680001.117.41--2.627.752.96.778-
1973nullA+--Rel19284.0613013000071.0785432035660001.599.89--4.448.371.89.200-
1973Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--Rel09102.94240240000150.014382490581340001.348.58--3.488.042.31.4741.94
1974nullA+--Rel202053.18300300000238.0239103840802470001.349.04--3.039.343.09.800-
1975nullAAA--Rel2111114.59260260000155.016910179078940001.599.81--4.535.461.21.500-
1976nullAAA--Rel2214104.30290290000205.0209105980641300001.339.18--2.815.712.03.583-
1976San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn39ST22123.24440000025.0269907112001.329.36--2.523.961.57.3332.59
1977Phoenix GiantsPCLAAAsfn-ST23367.411091400051.0685142625247001.8212.001.064.414.240.96.333-
1977San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn39ST231193.36272706200166.0151736214721006031.348.190.763.905.421.39.5503.98
1978San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn39ST2417112.633635116610260.0218857610851476041.177.550.352.945.091.73.6072.98
1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn39ST259124.64343406200207.024111710730771236131.5310.461.303.345.341.60.4294.58
1980San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn39ST269164.10353328110215.02421149815611032181.4110.110.632.554.301.69.3603.66
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou39ST27952.18222206500156.21284138538750041.067.350.292.184.311.97.6432.86
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou39ST285154.45332944011180.01931008914601088031.419.650.703.005.401.80.2503.58
1983Houston AstrosNLMLBhou39ST296133.19352964320203.0202937212711253241.348.960.533.155.541.76.3163.40
1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou39ST3015103.203534111300233.2223938326551402011.198.591.002.125.392.55.6003.74
1985Houston AstrosNLMLBhou39ST3115133.55373704000241.02531199521541314031.279.450.782.024.892.43.5363.44
1986Houston AstrosNLMLBhou39ST3217123.14403828510258.02321009019621435041.148.090.662.164.992.31.5863.39
1987Houston AstrosNLMLBhou39ST338175.27333121010177.22261181042654764041.5811.451.322.743.851.41.3204.90
1988Houston AstrosNLMLBhou39ST341453.14272703200175.0156706113671036221.278.020.673.455.301.54.7373.74
1989Houston AstrosNLMLBhou39ST354105.89222020000113.013578741260454321.7310.750.964.783.580.75.2864.99
1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn28S/R35323.461367112052.0552020415191101.359.520.692.603.291.27.6003.90
1990Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-ST36123.65440000024.221141019130001.227.660.363.284.741.44.333-
1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn39S/R36335.681275001044.0562828719241311.6911.371.423.864.871.26.5005.13
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter1461553.684454133278301012705.027371258110622885714736013461.339.100.762.854.901.72.4851.01
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter65453.76135131224000891.290247637373337177001.399.100.073.367.242.15.591-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter29294.736913564000435.246727122971762617001.489.650.143.645.391.48.500-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter22133.38430430000309.031715711601153130001.409.23--3.359.122.72.629-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter721.9411011000079.0652817023680001.117.41--2.627.752.96.778-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter711.4612012000068.0532011019750001.067.01--2.519.933.95.875-
Houston Astros Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter931003.66284267174118511736.01748812706148521946367271.319.050.772.704.901.82.482-
San Francisco Giants Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter53553.7116114615371250969.198944640080336527246191.379.180.743.124.891.57.491-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings12133.68363426210220.02221029019701205141.339.100.762.854.901.72.4801.01
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings16113.76333301000220.0223117922821772001.399.100.073.367.242.15.593-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1976San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn39p2249010001000300000.111.111.111.222109.167.000.000.1030.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1977San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn39p23275541010040051805001.182.250.200.45011165.270.018.109.2167.6927.693.600.000.0010.00
1978San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn39p2436792520050063508202.063.126.089.2157295.109.026.101.1106.3236.845.830.000.0040.00
1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn39p25356661240190012419100.182.203.288.49119578.262.106.121.2181.2830.7724.001.2866.0041.67
1980San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn39p26356631030071022109200.152.171.197.36813379.213.045.091.1672.5326.5810.500.000.0030.00
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou39p2722473720130001515000.149.167.255.42212353.194.106.106.1930.0028.300.001.8947.0042.86
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou39p2833522310000042506000.058.125.077.2024162.111.019.096.1066.4540.326.250.000.0033.33
1983Houston AstrosNLMLBhou39p29356651221150022504200.182.200.288.48819474.262.106.136.2142.7033.7812.501.3566.0033.33
1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou39p30357661320181072806001.171.241.237.47818389.255.066.171.2267.8731.464.001.1276.0023.08
1985Houston AstrosNLMLBhou39p31387851110150023808000.141.163.192.35515288.256.051.077.1612.2743.1819.001.1478.0018.18
1986Houston AstrosNLMLBhou39p3242912921010004404000.099.099.143.24213395.191.044.044.1050.0046.320.000.000.0033.33
1987Houston AstrosNLMLBhou39p3333512520010012409100.098.113.137.2507262.179.039.059.1111.6138.7124.000.000.0040.00
1988Houston AstrosNLMLBhou39p34274816000300217014100.125.157.125.2826065.188.000.042.1343.0826.158.500.000.000.00
1989Houston AstrosNLMLBhou39p352231374013006602001.226.351.452.80314539.250.226.419.36415.3815.381.002.5631.0071.43
1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn28p351312211000003301000.083.267.167.4342116.111.084.333.22818.7518.751.000.000.00100.00
1989Totals for NL-NL         3543585013009903001.186.327.372.69916655.212.186.395.32416.3616.361.001.8243.0075.00
1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn39p361213131004000700000.231.231.308.5394113.500.077.077.2400.0053.850.000.000.0033.33
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter449840471152826592041333290905.137.177.196.37316536982.214.059.111.0004.1833.918.120.61140.0031.30
Houston Astros Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter28754029731625291024222158402.135.172.200.37210823627.215.065.111.0003.8335.419.250.80108.0031.51
San Francisco Giants Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter16230018421201301017111132503.140.186.190.3765713355.212.050.110.0004.7931.276.530.28300.0030.95

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1976San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn22P4-2514-1551.0001.250.20-----4100.02.5
1977San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn23P27-1661021113231.9691.150.19-----27100.016.7
1978San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn24P36-260433-337371.0001.030.14-----36100.022.2
1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn25P34-207826513934.8721.000.16-----3597.121.0
1980San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn26P35-215745335552.9451.490.24-----35100.021.7
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27P22-156626313532.9141.450.21-----22100.020.0
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou28P33-180832134140.9761.210.22-----33100.020.4
1983Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29P35-203240344542.9331.200.21-----35100.021.6
1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou30P35-233732224139.9511.110.17-----35100.021.6
1985Houston AstrosNLMLBhou31P37-241530313835.9210.950.15-----3897.422.8
1986Houston AstrosNLMLBhou32P40-2582347367370.9591.750.27-----4295.224.7
1987Houston AstrosNLMLBhou33P33-177739224846.9581.390.26-----33100.020.4
1988Houston AstrosNLMLBhou34P27-175639234745.9571.670.26-----27100.016.7
1989Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35P22-113624213230.9381.360.27-----22100.013.6
1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn35P13-5225--771.0000.540.13-----13100.08.0
1990Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn36P4--14--551.0001.25------4100.02.9
1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn36P12-4418--991.0000.750.20-----12100.07.4
MLB Totals for P - 15 season(s)-   P445-27051034513032584554.9491.240.20-----4450.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P4--14--551.0001.25------40.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1976San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn224----------
1977San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2327----------
1978San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2436----------
1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2534----------
1980San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2635----------
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2722----------
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2833----------
1983Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2935----------
1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3035----------
1985Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3137----------
1986Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3240----------
1987Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3333----------
1988Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3427----------
1989Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3522----------
1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3513----------
1990Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn364----------
1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3612----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1981Houston AstrosDiv SeriesMLB27015.401005.0632401.6010.800.003.607.202.000.00.000
1986Houston AstrosChamp. SeriesMLB32003.5220015.11361900.937.630.000.595.289.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs015.4010100005.0603024001.6010.800.003.607.202.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs003.52202000015.31306019000.917.630.000.595.289.000.00.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1981Houston AstrosDiv SeriesMLB2711000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1986Houston AstrosChamp. SeriesMLB3225000000001200000.000.167.000.167006.000.000.20016.6733.332.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs11000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs25000000001200000.000.167.000.167006.000.000.20016.6733.332.000.000.000.00

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1978NL Pitcher of the Month (May)1
1981NL Comeback Player of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1990-06-26Released by Giants. 
1990-04-05ContractSigned as Free Agent by Giants. 
1989-11-13Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1989-08-04ContractSigned as Free Agent by Giants. 
1989-07-28Released by Astros. 
1980-12-08TradeTraded by Giants with Chris Bourjos to Astros for Enos Cabell. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Houston AstrosTeam Payroll31850,000-69289++370,78060,000850,000
1986Houston AstrosTeam Payroll321,000,000-53293++386,34760,0001,850,000
1987Houston AstrosTeam Payroll331,000,000-59292++344,90660,0002,850,000
1988Houston AstrosTeam Payroll341,000,000-62291++392,10762,5003,850,000
1989Houston AstrosTeam Payroll3568,000-6082519429,80262,5003,918,000
1989San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll3568,000-6083119429,80262,5003,918,000
1990San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll36100,000-64935-515,727100,0004,018,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red