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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Robert Wesley Knepper
Stat Years
1972-1990  [mlb] 1976-1990
Height/Weight
6-2 / 210
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
P (449)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1954-05-25 in Akron, Ohio   [66.154]
High School
Calistoga (Calistoga,CA)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the San Francisco Giants in Round #2 (#43 overall) of the 1972 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1976-09-10 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.108)
Service Time
Organizations
HOU [9] SFN [7]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 13838 ... retro id: knepb001 ... mlbam id: 117184
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1972Great FallsPioRk----181---711.461200000068.0532011019750001.067.010.002.519.932.653.95.875
    1972Minor Totals: byYearRk----181---711.4612000012068.0532011019750001.067.010.002.519.932.653.95.875
    1973DecaturMidwA----192---721.941100000079.0652817023680001.117.410.002.627.753.192.96.778
    1973FresnoCalifA+----192---284.061300000071.0785432035660001.599.890.004.448.376.851.89.200
    1973Minor Totals: byYearA/A+----192---9102.94240000240150.014382490581340001.348.580.003.488.044.922.31.474
    1974FresnoCalifA+----203---2053.1830000000238.0239103840802470001.349.040.003.039.343.893.09.800
    1974Minor Totals: byYearA+----201---2053.18300000300238.0239103840802470001.349.040.003.039.343.893.09.800
    1975PhoenixPCLAAA----214---11114.5926000000155.016910179078940001.599.810.004.535.465.861.21.500
    1975Minor Totals: byYearAAA----211---11114.59260000260155.016910179078940001.599.810.004.535.465.861.21.500
    1976PhoenixPCLAAA----225---14104.3029000000205.0209105980641300001.339.180.002.815.714.612.03.583
    1976San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn39225Log - Sp - Ext - Perf123.24440000025.0269907112001.329.360.002.523.963.241.57.333
    1976Minor Totals: byYearAAA----221---14104.30290000290205.0209105980641300001.339.180.002.815.714.612.03.583
    1976MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf123.24440000025.0269907112001.329.360.002.523.963.241.57.333
    1977Phoenix GiantsPCLAAAsfn-236---367.411094001051.0685142625247001.8212.001.064.414.249.000.96.333
    1977San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn39236Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1193.36272762000166.0151736214721006031.348.190.763.905.423.961.39.550
    1977Minor Totals: SFNbyYearAAA----231---367.411094001051.0685142625247001.8212.001.064.414.249.000.96.333
    1977MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1193.36272762000166.0151736214721006031.348.190.763.905.423.961.39.550
    1978San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn39247Log - Sp - Ext - Perf17112.633635166110260.0218857610851476041.177.550.352.945.092.941.73.607
    1978MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf17112.633635166110260.0218857610851476041.177.550.352.945.092.941.73.607
    1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn39258Log - Sp - Ext - Perf9124.64343462000207.124111710730771236131.5310.461.303.345.345.081.60.429
    1979MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf9124.65343462000207.324111710730771236131.5410.471.303.355.355.081.60.429
    1980San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn39269Log - Sp - Ext - Perf9164.10353381120215.12421149815611032181.4110.110.632.554.304.761.69.360
    1980MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf9164.10353381120215.32421149815611032181.4110.130.632.554.314.771.69.360
    1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou392710Log - Sp - Ext - Perf952.18222265000156.21284138538750041.067.350.292.184.312.361.97.643
    1981MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf952.19222265000156.71284138538750041.067.380.292.194.322.361.97.643
    1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou392811Log - Sp - Ext - Perf5154.45332940141180.01931008914601088031.419.650.703.005.405.001.80.250
    1982MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf5154.45332940141180.01931008914601088031.419.650.703.005.405.001.80.250
    1983Houston AstrosNLMLBhou392912Log - Sp - Ext - Perf6133.19352943260203.0202937212711253241.348.960.533.155.544.121.76.316
    1983MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf6133.19352943260203.0202937212711253241.348.960.533.155.544.121.76.316
    1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou393013Log - Sp - Ext - Perf15103.203534113010233.2223938326551402011.198.591.002.125.393.582.55.600
    1984MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf15103.203534113010233.7223938326551402011.198.611.002.125.403.592.55.600
    1985Houston AstrosNLMLBhou393114Log - Sp - Ext - Perf15133.55373740000241.02531199521541314031.279.450.782.024.894.442.43.536
    1985MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf15133.55373740000241.02531199521541314031.279.450.782.024.894.442.43.536
    1986Houston AstrosNLMLBhou393215Log - Sp - Ext - Perf17123.14403885120258.02321009019621435041.148.090.662.164.993.492.31.586
    1986MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf17123.14403885120258.02321009019621435041.148.090.662.164.993.492.31.586
    1987Houston AstrosNLMLBhou393316Log - Sp - Ext - Perf8175.27333110120177.22261181042654764041.5811.451.322.743.855.981.41.320
    1987MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf8175.28333110120177.72261181042654764041.5811.481.322.743.865.991.41.320
    1988Houston AstrosNLMLBhou393417Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1453.14272732000175.0156706113671036221.278.020.673.455.303.601.54.737
    1988MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1453.14272732000175.0156706113671036221.278.020.673.455.303.601.54.737
    1989Houston AstrosNLMLBhou393518Log - Sp - Ext - Perf4105.89222000020113.013578741260454321.7310.750.964.783.586.210.75.286
    1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn283518Log - Sp - Ext - Perf323.461361127052.0552020415191111.359.520.692.603.293.461.27.600
    1989MLB Totals: HOU-SFNbyYearMLB----352Log - Sp - Ext - Perf7125.13352611290165.019098941675645431.6110.360.874.093.495.350.85.368
    1990Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-3619---123.65440000024.221141019130011.227.660.363.284.745.111.44.333
    1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn393619Log - Sp - Ext - Perf335.681270015044.1562828719241311.6911.371.423.864.875.681.26.500
    1990Minor Totals: SFNbyYearAAA----361---123.72440000024.721141019130011.247.810.373.354.835.211.44.333
    1990MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----361Log - Sp - Ext - Perf335.711270015044.3562828719241311.7011.431.433.884.905.711.26.500
    MLB Totals (16 yrs)1461553.684454137830103212,708.027371258110622885714736013471.339.100.762.854.904.181.72.485
    National League Totals (16 yrs)1461553.684454137830103212,708.027371258110622885714736013471.339.100.762.854.904.181.72.485
    Minor League Totals65453.77135134001220891.790247637373337177011.399.110.073.367.244.812.15.591
    Minor: Rk Totals711.4612000012068.0532011019750001.067.010.002.519.932.653.95.875
    Minor: A Totals721.9411000011079.0652817023680001.117.410.002.627.753.192.96.778
    Minor: A+ Totals22133.38430000430309.031715711601153130001.409.230.003.359.124.572.72.629
    Minor: AAA Totals29294.746913400560435.746727122971762617011.489.660.143.645.405.601.48.500
    Houston Astros Totals (9 yrs)931003.66284267411851711,738.01748812706148521946367271.319.050.772.704.904.201.82.482
    San Francisco Giants Totals (7 yrs)53553.7116114637125150970.098944640080336527246201.379.180.743.124.894.141.57.491
    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%
    1976San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3922pL-S-E-P149010001000300000.111.111.111.222910.000.000.1670.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    1977Phoenix GiantsPCLAAAsfn-23p---2100000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1977San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3923pL-S-E-P2275541010040051805001.182.250.200.45065111.109.018.2707.6927.693.600.00.0010.0
    1978San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3924pL-S-E-P336792520050063508202.063.126.089.2159572.101.026.1096.3236.845.830.00.0040.0
    1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3925pL-S-E-P4356661240190012419100.182.203.288.49178195.121.106.2621.2830.7724.0066.01.2841.7
    1980San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3926pL-S-E-P5356631030071022109200.152.171.197.36879133.091.045.2132.5326.5810.500.00.0030.0
    1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3927pL-S-E-P622473720130001515000.149.167.255.42253123.106.106.1940.0028.300.0047.01.8942.9
    1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3928pL-S-E-P733522310000042506000.058.125.077.2026241.096.019.1116.4540.326.250.00.0033.3
    1983Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3929pL-S-E-P8356651221150022504200.182.200.288.48874194.136.106.2622.7033.7812.5066.01.3533.3
    1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3930pL-S-E-P9357661320181072806001.171.241.237.47889183.171.066.2557.8731.464.0076.01.1223.1
    1985Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3931pL-S-E-P10387851110150023808000.141.163.192.35588152.077.051.2562.2743.1819.0078.01.1418.2
    1986Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3932pL-S-E-P1142912921010004404000.099.099.143.24295133.044.044.1910.0046.320.000.00.0033.3
    1987Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3933pL-S-E-P1233512520010012409100.098.113.137.2506272.059.039.1791.6138.7124.000.00.0040.0
    1988Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3934pL-S-E-P13274816000300217014100.125.157.125.2826560.042.000.1883.0826.158.500.00.000.0
    1989Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3935pL-S-E-P142231374013006602001.226.351.452.80339145.419.226.25015.3815.381.0031.02.5671.4
    1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2835pL-S-E-P141312211000003301000.083.267.167.4341621.333.084.11118.7518.751.000.00.00100.0
    1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3936pL-S-E-P151213131004000700000.231.231.308.5391341.077.077.5000.0053.850.000.00.0033.3
    MLB Totals (16 yrs)449840471152826592041333290905.137.177.196.37398216536.111.059.2144.1833.918.12140.00.6131.3
    National League Totals (16 yrs)449840471152826592041333290905.137.177.196.37398216536.111.059.2144.1833.918.12140.00.6131.3
    Houston Astros Totals (9 yrs)28754029731625291024222158402.135.172.200.37262710823.111.065.2153.8335.419.25108.00.8031.5
    San Francisco Giants Totals (7 yrs)16230018421201301017111132503.140.186.190.3763555713.110.050.2124.7931.276.53300.00.2831.0
    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
    1976San Francisco GiantsNLMLB22P4025.01401551.0001.300.202.5100.013
    1977San Francisco GiantsNLMLB23P270166.01021113231.9691.100.1916.7100.09
    1978San Francisco GiantsNLMLB24P360260.04330337371.0001.000.1422.2100.04
    1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLB25P340207.1826513934.8721.000.1621.097.14
    1980San Francisco GiantsNLMLB26P350215.1745335552.9451.500.2421.7100.05
    1981Houston AstrosNLMLB27P220156.2626313532.9141.500.2020.0100.06
    1982Houston AstrosNLMLB28P330180.0832134140.9761.200.2220.4100.06
    1983Houston AstrosNLMLB29P350203.0240344542.9331.200.2121.6100.08
    1984Houston AstrosNLMLB30P350233.2732224139.9511.100.1721.6100.07
    1985Houston AstrosNLMLB31P370241.0530313835.9210.900.1522.897.45
    1986Houston AstrosNLMLB32P400258.02347367370.9591.800.2724.795.24
    1987Houston AstrosNLMLB33P330177.2739224846.9581.400.2620.4100.06
    1988Houston AstrosNLMLB34P270175.0639234745.9571.700.2616.7100.08
    1989Houston AstrosNLMLB35P220113.0624213230.9381.400.2713.6100.010
    1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLB35P13052.02500771.0000.500.138.0100.013
    1990Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAA36P400.01400551.0001.300.002.9100.019
    1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLB36P12044.11800991.0000.800.207.4100.016
    MLB Totals - (P)44502,706103451303211.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (P)400140011.0000.000.00---------
    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
    1976MLB4----------
    1977MLB27----------
    1978MLB36----------
    1979MLB34----------
    1980MLB35----------
    1981MLB22----------
    1982MLB33----------
    1983MLB35----------
    1984MLB35----------
    1985MLB37----------
    1986MLB40----------
    1987MLB33----------
    1988MLB27----------
    1989MLB35----------
    1990MLB12----------
    1990Minor4----------
    Totals449----------
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