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Butch MetzgerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1974-1980 MLB Years: 1974-1978
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PositionsP-202Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameClarence Edward Metzger
Height6-1Weight185BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 23,1952 [66.055]PlaceLafayette,Indiana
High SchoolKennedy (Sacramento,CA)

DraftedSelected by the San Francisco Giants [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (41st overall) of the 1970 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsEd Montague
MLB DebutSeptember 8,1974 [22.108]
OrganizationsSDN [3] SLN [1] ATL [1] NYN [1] PHI [1] SFN [1] Awards1Awards Voting1-11
TBC Player ID15327Retrosheet IDmetzb101MLBAM ID119000
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts47Walks51Hittable46SO/BB53vsPower47Hitting0Durability54Team.448Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1974San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn48Rel22103.5510010004012.2115501250001.827.82--8.533.550.421.0004.63
1975San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn36Rel23107.7140400304.26441460002.1411.571.937.7111.571.501.0005.37
1976San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn36R/CL241142.9277077006216123.01194440552890131.398.680.363.796.491.71.7333.05
1977San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn36Rel25005.5617116004022.227161451260011.7210.721.994.762.380.50-6.80
1977St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln34Rel25423.11580580028792.2783632838482001.257.580.783.694.661.26.6674.05
1978Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAphi-ST26374.5011101100068.0744134118300001.359.790.132.383.971.67.300-
1978New York MetsNLMLBnyn45Rel26136.51250250011037.0482827422210111.8811.570.965.305.060.95.2504.70
1980Richmond BravesILAAAatl-R/CL28363.26382360001469.0643025621420001.238.350.782.745.482.00.333-
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter1893.7419111900011223291.0289133122231401752251.468.870.714.305.371.25.6671.31
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter6133.8849123710014137.01387159739720001.299.070.462.564.731.85.316-
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter6133.8849123710014137.01387159739720001.299.070.462.564.731.85.316-
San Diego Padres Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1243.4698197006916149.2152645811681010141.469.080.664.066.031.49.750-
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter423.11580580028792.2783632838482001.257.580.783.694.661.26.667-
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter136.51250250011037.0482827422210111.8811.570.965.305.060.95.250-
San Francisco Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter103.5510010004012.2115501250001.827.82--8.533.550.421.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings1373.741431142008417220.021710091171051311141.468.870.714.305.371.25.6501.31
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings10213.8879196020022220.02221149511631160001.299.070.462.564.731.85.323-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1976San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn36p24778100000002202000.000.200.000.2000012.000.000.250.14216.6716.671.000.000.000.00
1977San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn36p25173000000000300000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1977St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln34p25584000000000302001.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1977Totals for NL-NL         757000000000602001.000.000.000.000009.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
1978Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAphi-p26112000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter15215100000002804001.000.118.000.1180021.000.000.133.0009.5238.104.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter112000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter112000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
San Diego Padres Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter9411100000002502000.000.154.000.1540015.000.000.182.00013.3333.332.500.000.000.00
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter584000000000302001.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16216100000002904001.000.118.000.1180022.000.000.133.0009.5238.104.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162290000000001500000.000.000.000.0000029.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1974San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn22P10-1211--221.0000.200.17-----10100.06.2
1975San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn23P4-4-1--111.0000.250.25-----4100.02.5
1976San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn24P77-1235171-2322.9570.290.18-----77100.047.5
1977St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25P58-9259-114141.0000.240.15-----58100.035.8
1977San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn25P17-22-3--331.0000.180.14-----17100.010.5
1978Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAphi26P11--33--661.0000.55------11100.08.1
1978New York MetsNLMLBnyn26P25-3714--551.0000.200.14-----25100.015.4
MLB Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P191-2901235114847.9790.250.16-----1910.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P11--33--661.0000.55------110.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1974San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2210----------
1975San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn234----------
1976San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2477----------
1977St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2558----------
1977San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2517----------
1978Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAphi2611----------
1978New York MetsNLMLBnyn2625----------

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1976National League Rookie of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1979-03-19Released by Phillies. 
1978-07-04Purchased by Phillies from Mets. 
1978-04-05Claimed on waivers by Mets from Cardinals. 
1977-05-17TradeTraded by Padres to Cardinals for Pat Scanlon and John D'Acquisto. 
1974-12-06TradeTraded by Giants with Tito Fuentes to Padres for Derrell Thomas. 
* 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.