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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
William Albert Sampen
Stat Years
1985-1994  [mlb] 1990-1994
Height/Weight
6-2 / 190
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (325)
Draft Position
p
Born Date/Place
1963-01-18 in Lincoln, Illinois   [57.201]
High School
Hartsburg-Emden (Hartsburg,IL)
Colleges
MacMurray College (Jacksonville, Illinois)
Draft
Selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates in Round #12 (#294 overall) of the 1985 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1990-04-10 - Boxscore  (Age: 27.082)
Service Time
Organizations
PIT [5] MON [3] KCA [2] CAL [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 17528 ... retro id: sampb002 ... mlbam id: 121648
Relations
Father of Caleb Sampen, Father of Isaac Sampen
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1985Watertown PiratesNYPLA-pit-221---001.80500025110.093207112001.608.100.006.309.902.701.57.000
    1985Minor Totals: PITbyYearA-----221---001.80500025110.093207112001.608.100.006.309.902.701.57.000
    1986Watertown PiratesNYPLA-pit-232---034.25950034229.2271814013293011.358.190.003.948.805.462.23.000
    1986Minor Totals: PITbyYearA-----231---034.32950034229.7271814013293011.378.320.004.018.945.552.23.000
    1987Salem BuccaneersCaroA+pit-243---983.84262621000152.1126776516721373071.307.440.954.258.094.551.90.529
    1987Minor Totals: PITbyYearA+----241---983.85262621000152.3126776516721373071.307.460.954.268.114.561.90.529
    1988Salem BuccaneersCaroA+pit-254---333.33881000051.1472219414591001.198.240.702.4510.343.864.21.500
    1988Harrisburg SenatorsEastAApit-254---633.7013123001082.2723834327652021.207.840.332.947.084.142.41.667
    1988Minor Totals: PITbyYearA+/AA----252---963.56212040010134.011960537411243021.197.990.472.758.334.033.02.600
    1989Harrisburg SenatorsEastAApit-265---1193.21262660000165.214875598401346051.138.040.432.177.284.073.35.550
    1989Minor Totals: PITbyYearAA----261---1193.21262660000165.714875598401346051.148.060.442.187.304.093.35.550
    1990Montreal ExposNLMLBmon55276Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1272.99594002655290.1943430733694021.419.370.703.296.873.392.09.632
    1990MLB Totals: MONbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1273.00594002655290.3943430733694021.419.390.703.306.893.402.09.632
    1991Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-287---402.04771000039.233139119412011.317.490.234.319.302.952.161.000
    1991Montreal ExposNLMLBmon55287Log - Sp - Ext - Perf954.0043800835092.19649411346523131.549.361.274.485.074.781.13.643
    1991Minor Totals: MONbyYearAAA----281---402.07771000039.733139119412011.337.580.234.369.412.982.161.000
    1991MLB Totals: MONbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf954.0143800835092.39649411346523131.549.381.274.505.084.791.13.643
    1992Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-298---116.0020000203.03520340002.009.000.009.0012.0015.001.33.500
    1992Montreal ExposNLMLBmon55298Log - Sp - Ext - Perf143.13441001043063.1622222429231211.448.810.574.123.273.130.79.200
    1992Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca50298Log - Sp - Ext - Perf023.66810037019.22110803141031.229.610.001.376.414.584.67.000
    1992Minor Totals: MONbyYearAAA----291---116.0020000203.03520340002.009.000.009.0012.0015.001.33.500
    1992MLB Totals: MON-KCAbyYearMLB----292Log - Sp - Ext - Perf163.25522001350083.0833230432372241.399.000.433.474.013.471.16.143
    1993Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-309---123.41330002833837.0371614113341021.359.000.243.168.273.892.62.333
    1993Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca50309Log - Sp - Ext - Perf225.8918000318018.12512121992041.8512.270.494.424.425.891.00.500
    1993Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAAA----301---123.41330002833837.0371614113341021.359.000.243.168.273.892.62.333
    1993MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf225.9718000318018.32512121992041.8812.430.504.484.485.971.00.500
    1994Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAcal-3110---027.6314000814015.122171311282012.2212.910.597.044.709.980.67.000
    1994California AngelsALMLBcal363110Log - Sp - Ext - Perf116.4610000410015.114111111390031.768.220.597.635.286.460.69.500
    1994Minor Totals: CALbyYearAAA----311---027.7514000814015.322171311282012.2513.110.607.154.7710.130.67.000
    1994MLB Totals: CALbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf116.5610000410015.314111111390031.798.340.607.755.366.560.69.500
    MLB Totals (6 yrs)25213.731821400541682299.331213812426133176113161.499.390.784.005.304.151.32.543
    National League Totals (3 yrs)22163.401461300441332246.025210593241081448361.469.220.883.955.273.841.33.579
    American League Totals (3 yrs)355.25361001035053.36033312253230101.6010.170.344.245.425.591.28.375
    Minor League Totals35313.5514384131415911586.752428423134220522220191.278.050.523.388.014.362.37.530
    Minor: A- Totals033.671450059339.7362116020405011.438.270.004.599.184.822.00.000
    Minor: A+ Totals12113.72343431000203.7173998420861964071.277.660.893.818.684.382.28.522
    Minor: AA Totals17123.37393890010248.32201139311671998071.167.980.402.437.224.102.97.586
    Minor: AAA Totals653.60567103649895.0955138347875041.499.000.284.458.244.831.85.545
    Montreal Expos Totals (3 yrs)22163.401461300441332246.025210593241081448361.469.220.883.955.273.841.33.579
    Kansas City Royals Totals (2 yrs)244.7426100625038.0462220112233071.5310.890.242.845.455.211.92.333
    California Angels Totals (1 yrs)116.5610000410015.314111111390031.798.340.607.755.366.560.69.500
    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%
    1986Watertown PiratesNYPLA-pit-23p---194110000000000000.250.250.250.500410.000.000.2500.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1987Salem BuccaneersCaroA+pit-24p---22619110001000402000.053.053.053.1062110.000.000.0670.0019.050.000.00.000.0
    1988Harrisburg SenatorsEastAApit-25p---31412330000010403000.250.250.250.5001530-0.083.000.3750.0026.670.000.00.000.0
    1990Montreal ExposNLMLBmon5527pL-S-E-P4598000000000402000.000.000.000.0001000.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.00.000.0
    1991Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-28p---5711120001000400000.182.182.182.3641120.000.000.2860.0036.360.000.00.000.0
    1991Montreal ExposNLMLBmon5528pL-S-E-P54313230001000602000.231.231.231.4621530.000.000.4290.0040.000.000.00.000.0
    1992Montreal ExposNLMLBmon5529pL-S-E-P6446000000000501000.000.000.000.000700.000.000.0000.0071.430.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (3 yrs)146272300010001505000.111.111.111.2223230.000.000.2500.0046.880.000.00.000.0
    National League Totals (3 yrs)146272300010001505000.111.111.111.2223230.000.000.2500.0046.880.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals56466700020101205000.152.152.152.3045170-0.022.000.2060.0023.530.000.00.000.0
    Minor: A- Totals94110000000000000.250.250.250.500410.000.000.2500.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: A+ Totals2619110001000402000.053.053.053.1062110.000.000.0670.0019.050.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AA Totals1412330000010403000.250.250.250.5001530-0.083.000.3750.0026.670.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals711120001000400000.182.182.182.3641120.000.000.2860.0036.360.000.00.000.0
    Montreal Expos Totals (3 yrs)146272300010001505000.111.111.111.2223230.000.000.2500.0046.880.000.00.000.0
    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
    1985Watertown PiratesNYPLA-22P500.00200221.0000.400.006.6100.013
    1986Watertown PiratesNYPLA-23P900.00500551.0000.600.0011.5100.010
    1987Salem BuccaneersCaroA+24P2600.0620112726.9631.000.0018.7100.04
    1988Salem BuccaneersCaroA+25P800.04511109.9001.100.005.8100.013
    1988Harrisburg SenatorsEastAA25P1300.0860014141.0001.100.009.492.910
    1989Harrisburg SenatorsEastAA26P2600.0817232725.9261.000.0018.7100.05
    1990Montreal ExposNLMLB27P59090.1590014141.0000.200.1636.4100.01
    1991Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAA28P700.0221154.8000.600.004.9100.018
    1991Montreal ExposNLMLB28P43092.139101312.9230.300.1326.7100.04
    1992Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAA29P200.00100111.0000.500.001.4100.020
    1992Montreal ExposNLMLB29P44063.19120121211.0000.500.3327.2100.04
    1992Kansas City RoyalsALMLB29P8019.21300441.0000.500.214.9100.016
    1993Omaha RoyalsAmerAAA30P3300.0290111111.0000.300.0022.9100.04
    1993Kansas City RoyalsALMLB30P18018.12200441.0000.200.2211.1100.010
    1994Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAA31P1400.01200331.0000.200.009.9100.011
    1994California AngelsALMLB31P10015.11300441.0000.400.268.7100.014
    MLB Totals - (P)18202982138116059.9830.300.200.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)5600514122019.9500.300.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)39001623234139.9511.000.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)34001025223735.9461.000.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (P)14000700771.0000.500.000.00.00
    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
    1985Minor5----------
    1986Minor9----------
    1987Minor26----------
    1988Minor21----------
    1989Minor26----------
    1990MLB59----------
    1991MLB43----------
    1991Minor7----------
    1992MLB52----------
    1992Minor2----------
    1993MLB18----------
    1993Minor33----------
    1994MLB10----------
    1994Minor14----------
    Totals325----------