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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Robert Joseph Sykes
Stat Years
1974-1982  [mlb] 1977-1981
Height/Weight
6-2 / 200
Bats/Throws
Both / Left
Positions
P (166)
Draft Position
p
Born Date/Place
Death
High School
None listed
Colleges
Miami-Dade College (Miami,Florida)
Draft
Selected by the Detroit Tigers in Round #19 (#440 overall) of the 1974 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1977-04-09 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.119)
Service Time
Organizations
SLN [3] DET [2] NYA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 18677 ... retro id: sykeb101 ... mlbam id: 123064
Relations
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1974BristolAppRk----191---1101.0714000000101.0521812031960000.824.630.002.768.551.603.101.000
    1974Minor Totals: byYearRk----191---1101.07140000140101.0521812031960000.824.630.002.768.551.603.101.000
    1975MontgomerySouAA----202---14103.1627000000191.01806367087880001.408.480.004.104.152.971.01.583
    1975Minor Totals: byYearAA----201---14103.16270000270191.01806367087880001.408.480.004.104.152.971.01.583
    1976EvansvilleAmerAAA----213---8114.2724000000118.01377156071700001.7610.450.005.425.345.420.99.421
    1976Minor Totals: byYearAAA----211---8114.27240000240118.01377156071700001.7610.450.005.425.345.420.99.421
    1977Detroit TigersALMLBdet27224Log - Sp - Ext - Perf574.413220307120132.214174651550583221.449.571.023.393.935.021.16.417
    1977MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf574.433220307120132.714174651550583221.449.601.023.403.955.041.16.417
    1978Evansville TripletsAmerAAAdet-235---401.41443100032.0267529120011.097.310.562.533.381.971.331.000
    1978Detroit TigersALMLBdet27235Log - Sp - Ext - Perf663.94221032612293.29943411434581011.429.511.353.275.574.131.71.500
    1978Minor Totals: DETbyYearAAA----231---401.41443100032.0267529120011.097.310.562.533.381.971.331.000
    1978MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf663.96221032612293.79943411434581011.439.561.353.285.604.151.71.500
    1979St. Petersburg CardinalsFSLA+sln-246---033.00441000015.0115511260021.536.600.607.203.603.000.50.000
    1979Springfield RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-246---0016.2041000305.0131291741014.0023.401.8012.607.2021.600.57.000
    1979St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln42246Log - Sp - Ext - Perf436.1813110012067.08649461134354111.7911.551.484.574.706.581.03.571
    1979Minor Totals: SLNbyYearA+/AAA----242---036.30851003020.0241714219101032.1510.800.908.554.507.650.53.000
    1979MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf436.1813110012067.08649461134354111.7911.551.484.574.706.581.03.571
    1980St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln42257Log - Sp - Ext - Perf6104.64271943080126.013467651254503001.499.570.863.863.574.790.93.375
    1980MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf6104.64271943080126.013467651254503001.499.570.863.863.574.790.93.375
    1981St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln38268Log - Sp - Ext - Perf204.5822100721037.1372019218143011.478.920.484.343.384.820.781.000
    1981MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf204.6122100721037.3372019218143011.488.980.494.373.404.850.781.000
    1982Nashville SoundsSouAAnya-279---212.25230001123336.0339934140001.038.250.751.003.502.253.50.667
    1982Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-279---128.0315000715237.0443433323152021.8110.700.735.593.658.270.65.333
    1982Minor Totals: NYAbyYearAAA/AA----272---335.18380001838573.0774342627292021.429.490.743.333.585.301.07.500
    MLB Totals (5 yrs)23264.661166110521552456.74972532365419021514351.519.801.073.754.244.991.13.469
    National League Totals (3 yrs)12135.086231438310230.3257136130251069910121.5810.050.984.153.875.320.93.480
    American League Totals (2 yrs)11134.2254306213242226.324011710629841164231.439.551.153.344.624.661.38.458
    Minor League Totals40273.30115941181065535.0496219196102443053061.388.340.174.105.133.681.25.597
    Minor: Rk Totals1101.07140000140101.0521812031960000.824.630.002.768.551.603.101.000
    Minor: A+ Totals033.00441000015.0115511260021.536.600.607.203.603.000.50.000
    Minor: AA Totals16113.015000011503227.021372763911020001.348.440.123.614.042.851.12.593
    Minor: AAA Totals13134.83475317422192.022012410361101013041.7210.310.285.164.735.810.92.500
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (3 yrs)12135.086231438310230.3257136130251069910121.5810.050.984.153.875.320.93.480
    Detroit Tigers Totals (2 yrs)11134.2254306213242226.324011710629841164231.439.551.153.344.624.661.38.458
    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%
    1979St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln4224pL-S-E-P113212200000011122000.095.208.095.3032620.048.000.2003.8542.3111.000.00.000.0
    1980St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln4225pL-S-E-P227392400020011413101.103.143.103.2464540.026.000.1542.2231.1114.000.00.000.0
    1981St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3826pL-S-E-P3222000000001200000.000.333.000.333300.500.000.00033.3366.672.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (3 yrs)62624600020032735101.097.174.097.2717460.048.000.1674.0536.499.000.00.000.0
    National League Totals (3 yrs)62624600020032735101.097.174.097.2717460.048.000.1674.0536.499.000.00.000.0
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (3 yrs)62624600020032735101.097.174.097.2717460.048.000.1674.0536.499.000.00.000.0
    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
    1977Detroit TigersALMLB22P320132.2620232826.9290.800.2019.8100.05
    1978Evansville TripletsAmerAAA23P400.05100015151.0003.800.002.9100.016
    1978Detroit TigersALMLB23P22093.2171098.8890.400.0913.6100.08
    1979St. Petersburg CardinalsFSLA+24P400.0011021.5000.300.003.0100.013
    1979Springfield RedbirdsAmerAAA24P400.01100221.0000.500.002.9100.016
    1979St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB24P13067.00700771.0000.500.108.0100.013
    1980St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB25P270126.0414121918.9470.700.1416.7100.08
    1981St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB26P22037.1480112121.0000.500.3221.6100.07
    1982Nashville SoundsSouAA27P2300.01502661.0000.300.0016.0100.08
    1982Columbus ClippersILAAA27P1500.0460010101.0000.700.0010.7100.011
    MLB Totals - (P)11604561556467571.9470.600.160.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)230010170027271.0001.200.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)23001502661.0000.300.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)400011021.5000.300.000.00.00
    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
    1977MLB32----------
    1978MLB22----------
    1978Minor4----------
    1979MLB13----------
    1979Minor8----------
    1980MLB27----------
    1981MLB22----------
    1982Minor38----------
    Totals166----------