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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Kirk Craig Saarloos
Stat Years
2000-2009  [mlb] 2002-2008
Height/Weight
6-0 / 185
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (277)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
Valley Christian (Cerritos,CA)
Colleges
Cal State Fullerton (Fullerton, California)
Draft
Selected by the Houston Astros in Round #3 (#86 overall) of the 2001 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Doug Deutsch
MLB Debut
2002-06-18 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.026)
Service Time
Organizations
HOU [4] OAK [4] CIN [1] CLE [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 20151 ... retro id: saark001 ... mlbam id: 424164
Relations
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    2000Cal State FullertonBigWestNCAA-1rpi 29---21------752.3233000033866.0482517314803000.946.550.411.9110.913.415.71.583
    2001Cal State FullertonBigWestNCAA-1rpi 2---22---DR:3-861522.18251874074153.099413711231532000.805.820.651.359.002.416.65.882
    2001Lexington LegendsSALAhou2221---111.172200019221130.2185417402010.825.280.292.0511.741.475.71.500
    2001Minor Totals: HOUbyYearA----221---111.192200019221130.7185417402010.835.360.302.0911.921.495.71.500
    2002Round Rock ExpressTexAAhou-232---1011.4013131100083.1481713121821040.835.180.112.278.861.843.90.909
    2002New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-232---202.25420022016.0124412190050.886.750.561.1310.692.259.501.000
    2002Houston AstrosNLMLBhou31232Log - Sp - Ext - Perf676.0117171100085.110059571227541061.4910.551.272.855.706.222.00.462
    2002Minor Totals: HOUbyYearAAA/AA----232---1211.5417151122099.36021172231011090.845.450.182.099.171.914.39.923
    2002MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf676.0317171100085.310059571227541061.4910.581.272.865.716.242.00.462
    2003New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-243---503.081372116061.1542221411340001.067.920.591.614.993.233.091.000
    2003Houston AstrosNLMLBhou31243Log - Sp - Ext - Perf214.93364001132049.1553127417430031.4610.030.733.107.845.662.53.667
    2003Minor Totals: HOUbyYearAAA----241---503.091372116061.3542221411340001.067.950.591.625.013.243.091.000
    2003MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf214.95364001132049.3553127417430031.4710.080.733.127.885.682.53.667
    2004Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak-254---203.54550000020.1198819170011.388.410.443.987.523.541.891.000
    2004New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou12254---0215.4322000007.01715124160002.5721.865.141.297.7119.296.00.000
    2004Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak31254Log - Sp - Ext - Perf214.44650011024.1271312412100021.609.991.484.443.704.810.83.667
    2004Minor Totals: OAK-HOUbyYearAAA----252---226.64770000027.3362320510230011.7011.961.663.327.647.642.30.500
    2004MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf214.48650011024.3271312412100021.6210.081.494.483.734.850.83.667
    2005Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak31265Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1094.17292721020159.2170757411545310111.409.580.623.042.994.230.98.526
    2005MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1094.18292721020159.7170757411545310111.419.610.623.053.004.240.98.526
    2006Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak31276Log - Sp - Ext - Perf774.753516007192121.114970641953523001.6611.051.413.933.865.190.98.500
    2006MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf774.763516007192121.314970641953523001.6711.071.413.943.865.200.98.500
    2007Louisville BatsILAAAcin-287---023.9518500513041.047191839280001.3710.320.661.986.154.173.11.000
    2007Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin35287Log - Sp - Ext - Perf157.1734300731042.2543634819271031.7111.391.694.015.707.591.42.167
    2007Minor Totals: CINbyYearAAA----281---023.9518500513041.047191839280001.3710.320.661.986.154.173.11.000
    2007MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf157.2534300731042.7543634819271031.7311.521.714.055.767.681.42.167
    2008Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak21298---944.22222210000140.215073661836794001.329.601.152.305.054.672.19.692
    2008Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak21298Log - Sp - Ext - Perf105.47810017026.137171624120001.5612.650.681.374.105.813.001.000
    2008Minor Totals: OAKbyYearAAA----291---944.24222210000140.715073661836794001.339.631.162.315.074.692.19.692
    2008MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf105.52810017026.337171624120001.5712.760.691.384.145.863.001.000
    2009Columbus ClippersILAAAcle15309---3105.6115152000086.211267541435535201.7011.631.453.635.506.961.51.231
    2009Minor Totals: CLEbyYearAAA----301---3105.6415152000086.711267541435535201.7111.691.463.655.537.001.51.231
    MLB Totals (7 yrs)29305.02165733227922509.05923012846018625160251.5310.471.063.294.445.321.35.492
    National League Totals (3 yrs)9136.0087241118630177.3209126118246312420121.5410.621.223.206.306.401.97.409
    American League Totals (4 yrs)20174.517849219292331.73831751663612312740131.5310.410.983.343.454.761.03.541
    Minor League Totals32203.701147162274311487.047723020047131358122111.258.820.872.426.624.252.73.615
    Minor: NCAA-1 Totals2272.2258187404012219.0147665414372335000.846.040.581.529.582.716.30.759
    Minor: A Totals111.192200019221130.7185417402010.835.360.302.0911.921.495.71.500
    Minor: AA Totals1011.4113131100083.3481713121821040.835.200.112.278.881.843.90.909
    Minor: AAA Totals21184.427958518210373.0411208183451032369261.389.921.092.495.695.022.29.538
    Oakland Athletics Totals (4 yrs)20174.517849219292331.73831751663612312740131.5310.410.983.343.454.761.03.541
    Houston Astros Totals (2 yrs)885.6353211111320134.715590841644971091.4810.391.072.956.516.042.20.500
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (1 yrs)157.2534300731042.7543634819271031.7311.521.714.055.767.681.42.167
    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%
    2002Round Rock ExpressTexAAhou-23p---11510230000000303000.300.300.300.6001330.000.000.4290.0023.080.000.00.000.0
    2002New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-23p---145010000000200000.200.200.200.400510.000.000.3330.0040.000.000.00.000.0
    2002Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3123pL-S-E-P116300210020001105000.067.067.100.1673531.033.033.1050.0031.430.000.00.0050.0
    2003New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-24p---21413020002000602000.154.154.154.3081520.000.000.2860.0040.000.000.00.000.0
    2003Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3124pL-S-E-P2315000001001003000.000.167.000.167900.200.000.00011.110.000.000.00.000.0
    2004New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou1225p---321000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    2005Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3126pL-S-E-P4291000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2007Louisville BatsILAAAcin-28p---5182000000000200000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    2007Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3528pL-S-E-P5345111002000101000.200.200.400.600621.200.200.2500.0016.670.000.00.00100.0
    MLB Totals (4 yrs)110411320050011209000.073.095.122.2175152.073.049.1031.9623.5312.000.00.0066.7
    National League Totals (3 yrs)81401320050011209000.075.098.125.2235052.075.050.1072.0024.0012.000.00.0066.7
    American League Totals (1 yrs)291000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals53312600020001405000.194.194.194.3883660.000.000.3530.0038.890.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AA Totals1510230000000303000.300.300.300.6001330.000.000.4290.0023.080.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals38210300020001102000.143.143.143.2862330.000.000.3000.0047.830.000.00.000.0
    Houston Astros Totals (2 yrs)47350210030011108000.057.083.086.1694431.057.029.0832.2725.0011.000.00.0050.0
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (1 yrs)345111002000101000.200.200.400.600621.200.200.2500.0016.670.000.00.00100.0
    Oakland Athletics Totals (1 yrs)291000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    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
    2001Lexington LegendsSALA22P2200.01120013131.0000.600.0015.7100.09
    2002Round Rock ExpressTexAA23P1300.01320303633.9172.500.009.386.714
    2002New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAA23P400.01301441.0001.000.002.8100.020
    2002Houston AstrosNLMLB23P17085.1814132322.9571.300.2610.5100.014
    2003New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAA24P1300.03230226261.0002.000.0010.792.99
    2003Houston AstrosNLMLB24P36449.12621108.8000.200.1622.2100.06
    2004Sacramento River CatsPCLAAA25P500.0460010101.0002.000.003.5100.018
    2004Oakland AthleticsALMLB25P6524.1290111111.0001.800.463.7100.014
    2005Oakland AthleticsALMLB26P2927159.22233225755.9651.900.3517.9100.09
    2006Oakland AthleticsALMLB27P3516121.19270136361.0001.000.3021.6100.07
    2007Louisville BatsILAAA28P1800.03401771.0000.400.0012.5100.012
    2007Cincinnati RedsNLMLB28P34343.2211111413.9290.400.3021.0100.06
    2008Sacramento River CatsPCLAAA29P2200.012250237371.0001.700.0015.3100.010
    2008Oakland AthleticsALMLB29P8126.01400551.0000.600.195.0100.020
    2009Columbus ClippersILAAA30P1500.0612131918.9471.200.0010.6100.011
    MLB Totals - (P)16556508461046911.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (P)770029731911.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (P)130013203013.0000.000.00---------
    A Totals - (P)22001120011.0000.000.00---------
    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
    2001Minor22----------
    2002MLB17----------
    2002Minor17----------
    2003MLB36----------
    2003Minor13----------
    2004MLB6----------
    2004Minor5----------
    2005MLB29----------
    2006MLB35----------
    2007MLB34----------
    2007Minor18----------
    2008MLB8----------
    2008Minor22----------
    2009Minor15----------
    Totals277----------