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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Wedsel Gary Groom Jr.
Stat Years
1987-2005  [mlb] 1992-2005
Height/Weight
6-2 / 207
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
P (953)
Draft Position
p
Born Date/Place
1965-07-10 in Dallas, Texas   [55.144]
High School
Red Oak (Red Oak,TX)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Chicago White Sox in Round #12 (#297 overall) of the 1987 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Lou Snipp
MLB Debut
1992-06-20 - Boxscore  (Age: 26.345)
Service Time
Organizations
DET [5] BAL [5] CHA [4] OAK [4] MIA [1] ARI [1] NYA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 1220 ... retro id: groob001 ... mlbam id: 115183
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1987Gulf Coast White Sox GCLRkcha-211---100.75410013112.012110280011.179.000.001.506.000.754.001.000
    1987Daytona AdmiralsFSLA+cha-211---723.5911102001067.2603027433292021.377.980.534.393.863.990.88.778
    1987Minor Totals: CHAbyYearRk/A+----212---823.1815112014179.7723128435372031.358.180.453.984.203.521.06.800
    1988Tampa White SoxFSLA+cha-222---13102.54272780000195.0181695575111811061.198.350.322.355.453.182.31.565
    1988Minor Totals: CHAbyYearA+----221---13102.54272780000195.0181695575111811061.198.350.322.355.453.182.31.565
    1989Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha-233---1384.52262631000167.11721018413789411021.499.250.704.205.065.431.21.619
    1989Minor Totals: CHAbyYearAA----231---1384.52262631000167.31721018413789411021.509.260.704.205.065.441.21.619
    1990Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha-244---685.07202000000115.113581651048666021.5910.530.783.755.156.321.38.429
    1990Minor Totals: CHAbyYearAA----241---685.08202000000115.313581651048666021.5910.560.783.755.166.331.38.429
    1991London TigersEastAAdet-255---713.481170024051.2512020712392021.228.881.222.096.793.483.25.875
    1991Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-255---254.3224600418175.0753936725491041.339.000.843.005.884.681.96.286
    1991Minor Totals: DETbyYearAA/AAA----252---963.993513006221126.712659561437883061.298.991.002.646.284.212.38.600
    1992Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-266---772.80161610000109.11024134823715011.148.400.661.895.843.383.09.500
    1992Detroit TigersALMLBdet42266Log - Sp - Ext - Perf055.821270035138.2482825422150101.8111.170.935.123.496.520.68.000
    1992Minor Totals: DETbyYearAAA----261---772.80161610000109.31024134823715011.158.410.661.905.863.383.09.500
    1992MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf055.891270035138.7482825422150101.8311.310.945.183.536.600.68.000
    1993Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-277---932.74161500010102.0983431530782021.258.650.442.656.883.002.60.750
    1993Detroit TigersALMLBdet42277Log - Sp - Ext - Perf026.1419300816036.2482525413152121.6611.780.983.193.686.141.15.000
    1993Minor Totals: DETbyYearAAA----271---932.74161500010102.0983431530782021.258.650.442.656.883.002.60.750
    1993MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf026.2219300816036.7482525413152121.6911.930.993.233.736.221.15.000
    1994Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-288---002.2550002504.02110060000.504.500.000.0013.502.250.00.000
    1994Detroit TigersALMLBdet42288Log - Sp - Ext - Perf013.94400001040132.0311414413270021.388.721.133.667.593.942.08.000
    1994Minor Totals: DETbyYearAAA----281---002.2550002504.02110060000.504.500.000.0013.502.252.00.000
    1994MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf013.94400001040132.0311414413270021.388.721.133.667.593.942.08.000
    1995Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-299---231.91851003033.03114744240001.068.451.091.096.553.826.00.400
    1995Detroit TigersALMLBdet42299Log - Sp - Ext - Perf137.5223400619140.2553534626233021.9912.171.335.755.097.750.88.250
    1995Florida MarlinsNLMLBmia50299Log - Sp - Ext - Perf127.2014000514015.026121226120002.1315.601.203.607.207.202.00.333
    1995Minor Totals: DETbyYearAAA----291---231.91851003033.03114744240001.068.451.091.096.553.826.00.400
    1995MLB Totals: DET-MIAbyYearMLB----292Log - Sp - Ext - Perf257.50374001133155.7814746832353022.0513.211.305.225.717.661.09.286
    1996Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak423010Log - Sp - Ext - Perf503.84721001671277.1853733834575031.549.890.933.966.634.311.681.000
    1996MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf503.85721001671277.3853733834575031.549.920.933.976.654.321.681.000
    1997Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24,423111Log - Sp - Ext - Perf225.1578000778364.2753837924453001.5310.441.253.346.265.291.88.500
    1997MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf225.1978000778364.7753837924453001.5410.511.263.366.315.331.88.500
    1998Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak293212Log - Sp - Ext - Perf314.24750001375057.1623027420361011.439.730.633.145.654.711.80.750
    1998MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf314.26750001375057.3623027420361011.449.770.633.155.674.731.80.750
    1999Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak293313Log - Sp - Ext - Perf325.0976000676046.0482926118322111.439.390.203.526.265.671.78.600
    1999MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf325.0976000676046.0482926118322111.439.390.203.526.265.671.78.600
    2000Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal273414Log - Sp - Ext - Perf634.85700001470459.1633732521441001.429.560.763.196.675.612.10.667
    2000MLB Totals: BALbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf634.87700001470459.3633732521441001.429.590.763.206.705.632.10.667
    2001Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal273515Log - Sp - Ext - Perf143.557000035701166.064282649542011.118.730.551.237.363.826.00.200
    2001MLB Totals: BALbyYearMLB----351Log - Sp - Ext - Perf143.557000035701166.064282649542011.118.730.551.237.363.826.00.200
    2002Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal273616Log - Sp - Ext - Perf321.60700001770262.0441111412480020.906.390.581.746.971.604.00.600
    2002MLB Totals: BALbyYearMLB----361Log - Sp - Ext - Perf321.60700001770262.0441111412480020.906.390.581.746.971.604.00.600
    2003Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal273717Log - Sp - Ext - Perf135.36600002060145.1582727714341031.5911.511.392.786.755.362.43.250
    2003MLB Totals: BALbyYearMLB----371Log - Sp - Ext - Perf135.39600002060145.3582727714341031.6011.571.402.796.785.392.43.250
    2004Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal273818Log - Sp - Ext - Perf414.78600002260052.2673028616320111.5811.451.032.735.475.132.00.800
    2004MLB Totals: BALbyYearMLB----381Log - Sp - Ext - Perf414.83600002260052.7673028616320111.5911.551.032.765.525.172.00.800
    2005Columbus ClippersILAAAnya383919---005.7960000604.26432051001.2911.573.860.009.647.710.00.000
    2005New York YankeesALMLBnya283919Log - Sp - Ext - Perf104.9124000824025.232141437130031.5211.221.052.454.564.911.861.000
    2005Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari283919Log - Sp - Ext - Perf014.7023000523115.119882570001.5711.151.172.934.114.701.40.000
    2005Minor Totals: NYAbyYearAAA----391---006.4360000604.76432051001.4312.864.290.0010.718.572.00.000
    2005MLB Totals: NYA-ARIbyYearMLB----392Log - Sp - Ext - Perf114.83470001347141.0512222512200031.5411.201.102.634.394.831.67.500
    MLB Totals (16 yrs)31324.65786150019577127734.782540337973260494204211.4810.110.893.196.064.941.90.492
    American League Totals (14 yrs)30294.59749150018573426704.378038335969249475204211.469.970.883.186.074.901.91.508
    National League Totals (2 yrs)135.98370001037130.3452020411190001.8613.461.203.295.685.981.73.250
    Minor League Totals67473.501741331519412937.092543536467306587410221.318.880.642.945.644.181.92.588
    Minor: Rk Totals100.75410013112.012110280011.179.000.001.506.000.754.001.000
    Minor: A+ Totals20122.813837100010262.72419982118414713081.248.270.382.885.053.401.75.625
    Minor: AA Totals26174.55575331240334.33582021693013819919061.489.640.813.725.365.441.44.605
    Minor: AAA Totals20183.077542206331328.031413311226822339071.218.620.712.256.393.652.84.526
    Baltimore Orioles Totals (5 yrs)15133.9133000010833018285.329613312426722124171.299.340.822.276.694.202.94.536
    Oakland Athletics Totals (4 yrs)1354.52301100423005245.3270134123229617011151.499.910.813.536.244.921.77.722
    Detroit Tigers Totals (4 yrs)1115.9694140027803148.0182102981874805261.7311.071.094.504.866.201.08.083
    New York Yankees Totals (1 yrs)105.0024000824025.732141437130031.5511.431.072.504.645.001.861.000
    Arizona Diamondbacks Totals (1 yrs)014.7723000523115.319882570001.5911.321.192.984.174.771.40.000
    Florida Marlins Totals (1 yrs)127.2014000514015.026121226120002.1315.601.203.607.207.202.00.333
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1993Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-27p---1161000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals161000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals161000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1987Gulf Coast White Sox GCLRk21P400.00200221.0000.500.006.3100.016
    1987Daytona AdmiralsFSLA+21P1100.0232075.7140.500.007.9100.013
    1988Tampa White SoxFSLA+22P2700.01329324542.9331.600.0020.8100.05
    1989Birmingham BaronsSouAA23P2600.0930324239.9291.500.0018.2100.05
    1990Birmingham BaronsSouAA24P2000.0527123332.9701.600.0013.9100.09
    1991London TigersEastAA25P1100.057101312.9231.100.007.9100.013
    1991Toledo Mud HensILAAA25P2400.0311301714.8240.600.0016.7100.08
    1992Toledo Mud HensILAAA26P1600.0719102726.9631.600.0011.1100.011
    1992Detroit TigersALMLB26P12038.20600661.0000.500.167.4100.014
    1993Toledo Mud HensILAAA27P1600.04190023231.0001.400.0011.3100.012
    1993Detroit TigersALMLB27P19036.2171098.8890.400.2211.7100.013
    1994Detroit TigersALMLB28P40032.0000000.0000.000.0034.8100.02
    1995Toledo Mud HensILAAA29P600.02500771.0001.200.004.275.019
    1995Detroit TigersALMLB29P23040.2231065.8330.200.1216.0100.010
    1995Florida MarlinsNLMLB29P14015.00300331.0000.200.209.8100.012
    1996Oakland AthleticsALMLB30P72077.1261098.8890.100.1044.4100.01
    1997Oakland AthleticsALMLB31P78064.22100212121.0000.200.1948.1100.01
    1998Oakland AthleticsALMLB32P75057.11600771.0000.100.1246.3100.01
    1999Oakland AthleticsALMLB33P76046.01130114141.0000.200.3046.9100.01
    2000Baltimore OriolesALMLB34P70059.1210211412.8570.200.2043.2100.02
    2001Baltimore OriolesALMLB35P70066.04511109.9000.100.1443.5100.01
    2002Baltimore OriolesALMLB36P70062.03400771.0000.100.1143.2100.01
    2003Baltimore OriolesALMLB37P60045.12600881.0000.100.1837.0100.04
    2004Baltimore OriolesALMLB38P60052.24300771.0000.100.1337.0100.03
    2005Columbus ClippersILAAA39P600.00200221.0000.300.004.2100.021
    2005New York YankeesALMLB39P24025.2021032.6670.100.0814.8100.09
    2005Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLB39P23015.11100221.0000.100.1314.2100.013
    MLB Totals - (P)786073125857510.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (P)680016564011.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (P)570019645412.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (P)380015325211.0000.000.00---------
    Rk Totals - (P)400020011.0000.000.00---------
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1987Minor15----------
    1988Minor27----------
    1989Minor26----------
    1990Minor20----------
    1991Minor35----------
    1992MLB12----------
    1992Minor16----------
    1993MLB19----------
    1993Minor16----------
    1994MLB40----------
    1995MLB37----------
    1995Minor6----------
    1996MLB72----------
    1997MLB78----------
    1998MLB75----------
    1999MLB76----------
    2000MLB70----------
    2001MLB70----------
    2002MLB70----------
    2003MLB60----------
    2004MLB60----------
    2005MLB47----------
    2005Minor6----------
    Totals953----------