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Current Status
Retired on 2013-11-10
High Level
Proper Name
Robert Kip Wells
Stat Years
1999-2013  [mlb] 1999-2012
Height/Weight
6-3 / 196
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (371)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1977-04-21 in Houston, Texas   [42.278]
Death
High School
Elkins (Missouri City,TX)
Colleges
Baylor University (Waco, Texas)
Draft
Selected by the Chicago White Sox in Round #1 (#16 overall) of the 1998 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Paul Provas
MLB Debut
1999-08-02 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.103)
Service Time
9.126 (2012)
Organizations
PIT [5] CHA [3] SLN [1] COL [1] CIN [1] WAS [1] SDN [1] TEX [1] KCA [1] ANA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 281 ... retro id: wellk001 ... mlbam id: 150337
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1999Winston-Salem WarthogsCaroA+cha-221---563.5714140000085.2783934434957061.318.190.423.579.984.102.79.455
    1999Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha50221---822.9411110000070.1492423531441141.146.270.643.975.633.071.42.800
    1999Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf414.04770000035.2331716215291231.358.330.503.797.324.291.93.800
    1999Minor Totals: CHAbyYearAA/A+----222---1383.29252500000156.0127635796513981101.237.330.523.758.023.632.14.619
    1999MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf414.09770000035.7331716215291231.368.440.513.847.414.351.93.800
    2000Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha-232---535.3712122100062.06738371027386001.529.731.453.925.525.521.41.625
    2000Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32232Log - Sp - Ext - Perf696.0220200000098.212676661558717021.8611.491.375.296.486.931.22.400
    2000Minor Totals: CHAbyYearAAA----231---535.3712122100062.06738371027386001.529.731.453.925.525.521.41.625
    2000MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf696.0520200000098.712676661558717021.8711.551.375.326.516.971.22.400
    2001Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha18243---213.55440000025.126111028242001.349.240.712.848.533.913.00.667
    2001Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32243Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10114.794020003200133.11458071146199140121.559.790.954.126.685.401.62.476
    2001Minor Totals: CHAbyYearAAA----241---213.59440000025.326111028242001.359.320.722.878.613.943.00.667
    2001MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10114.804020003200133.31458071146199140121.559.800.954.126.695.411.62.476
    2002Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32254Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12143.58333311000198.1197927921711347071.358.940.953.226.084.171.89.462
    2002MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12143.59333311000198.3197927921711347071.358.950.953.236.094.181.89.462
    2003Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32265Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1093.28313110000197.1171777224761477071.257.801.093.476.703.511.93.526
    2003MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1093.29313110000197.3171777224761477071.257.811.103.476.713.521.93.526
    2004Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32276Log - Sp - Ext - Perf574.55242400000138.1145717014661163061.539.430.914.297.554.621.76.417
    2004MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf574.56242400000138.3145717014661163061.539.450.914.307.564.631.76.417
    2005Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32287Log - Sp - Ext - Perf8185.09333311000182.0186116103239913280121.579.201.144.906.535.741.33.308
    2005MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf8185.09333311000182.0186116103239913280121.579.201.144.906.535.741.33.308
    2006Lynchburg HillcatsCaroA+pit-298---100.0011000006.03000250000.834.500.003.007.500.002.501.000
    2006Altoona CurveEastAApit-298---103.6811000007.16331141000.957.361.231.234.913.684.001.000
    2006Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32298Log - Sp - Ext - Perf156.69770000036.1462727318165001.7611.390.744.463.966.690.89.167
    2006Texas RangersALMLBtex31298Log - Sp - Ext - Perf105.6322000008.015650340002.2516.880.003.384.506.751.331.000
    2006Minor Totals: PITbyYearAA/A+----292---202.06220000013.39331391000.926.180.692.066.182.063.001.000
    2006MLB Totals: PIT-TEXbyYearMLB----292Log - Sp - Ext - Perf256.53990000044.3613332321205001.8612.450.614.294.086.730.95.286
    2007St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln21309Log - Sp - Ext - Perf7175.70342600480162.218611610319781228191.6210.291.054.326.756.421.56.292
    2007MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf7175.72342600480162.718611610319781228191.6310.321.054.336.776.441.56.292
    2008Tulsa DrillersTexAAcol-3110---002.7011000006.26220180001.058.100.001.3510.802.708.00.000
    2008Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol-3110---038.84440000018.132251846153002.0715.711.962.957.3612.272.50.000
    2008Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol163110Log - Sp - Ext - Perf125.2715200613027.1291916319222011.769.550.996.267.246.261.16.333
    2008Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca403110Log - Sp - Ext - Perf018.7110000210010.110101011191012.038.710.879.587.848.710.82.000
    2008Minor Totals: COLbyYearAA/AAA----312---037.20550000025.038272047233001.8013.681.442.528.289.723.29.000
    2008MLB Totals: COL-KCAbyYearMLB----312Log - Sp - Ext - Perf136.2925200823037.7392926430313021.859.440.977.267.507.021.03.250
    2009Potomac NationalsCaroA+was-3211---001.8041001305.03110110000.805.400.001.801.801.801.00.000
    2009Louisville BatsILAAAcin-3211---103.07510004014.2125525160001.167.361.233.079.823.073.201.000
    2009Syracuse ChiefsILAAAwas323211---102.45220000011.093312110001.007.360.821.649.002.455.501.000
    2009Washington NationalsNLMLBwas323211Log - Sp - Ext - Perf026.4923000823226.1231919118180001.567.860.346.156.156.491.00.000
    2009Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin383211Log - Sp - Ext - Perf234.661070013046.1372424522250001.277.190.974.274.864.661.14.400
    2009Minor Totals: CIN-WASbyYearA+/AAA----323---202.681140017030.7249938280001.067.150.892.388.342.683.501.000
    2009MLB Totals: WAS-CINbyYearMLB----322Log - Sp - Ext - Perf255.3633700926272.7604343640430001.397.480.754.995.365.361.08.286
    2010Long Island DucksAtlIndy---313312---224.00550000027.0261412415232001.528.671.335.007.674.671.53.500
    2010Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----331---224.00550000027.0261412415232001.528.671.335.007.674.671.53.500
    2012Tucson PadresPCLAAAsdn143513---244.801080002050.2603827426223011.7010.660.714.623.916.750.85.333
    2012San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn603513Log - Sp - Ext - Perf244.58770000037.1412319620194011.639.881.454.824.585.540.95.333
    2012Minor Totals: SDNbyYearAAA----351---244.841080002050.7603827426223011.7110.760.724.663.946.810.85.333
    2012MLB Totals: SDNbyYearMLB----351Log - Sp - Ext - Perf244.61770000037.3412319620194011.649.951.464.854.615.580.95.333
    2013Salt Lake BeesPCLAAAana-3614---1310.36660000024.135282842292112.3412.951.488.143.3310.360.41.250
    2013Minor Totals: ANAbyYearAAA----361---1310.46660000024.335282842292112.3713.071.498.223.3610.460.41.250
    MLB Totals (15 yrs)691034.7129621932247721,338.31390773700151635963673611.519.351.024.276.485.201.52.401
    National League Totals (10 yrs)48814.5521717032194721,052.31061584532119487751441431.479.081.024.176.425.001.54.372
    American League Totals (5 yrs)21225.297949005300286.032918916832148212232181.6710.351.014.666.675.951.43.488
    Minor League Totals27224.44756621190387.338621719137166292252121.438.970.863.866.795.051.76.551
    Minor: Indy Totals224.00550000027.0261412415232001.528.671.335.007.674.671.53.500
    Minor: A+ Totals663.2719160013096.78440354371017061.267.860.373.469.453.742.73.500
    Minor: AA Totals923.0013130000084.3612928633562141.126.530.643.535.993.101.70.818
    Minor: AAA Totals12145.59433721060206.3241148128279613516121.6410.521.184.195.906.461.41.462
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (5 yrs)36534.2012812832000752.374538335185330545300321.438.921.023.956.524.581.65.404
    Chicago White Sox Totals (3 yrs)20215.156747003200267.730417315331134199222171.6410.241.044.516.705.831.49.488
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (1 yrs)7175.72342600480162.718611610319781228191.6310.321.054.336.776.441.56.292
    Washington Nationals Totals (1 yrs)026.5523000823226.3231919118180001.577.930.346.216.216.551.00.000
    Colorado Rockies Totals (1 yrs)125.3115200613027.3291916319222011.779.631.006.317.316.311.16.333
    Kansas City Royals Totals (1 yrs)018.9110000210010.310101011191012.088.910.899.808.028.910.82.000
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (1 yrs)234.691070013046.3372424522250001.287.220.984.304.884.691.14.400
    San Diego Padres Totals (1 yrs)244.61770000037.3412319620194011.649.951.464.854.615.580.95.333
    Texas Rangers Totals (1 yrs)105.6322000008.015650340002.2516.880.003.384.506.751.331.000
    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%
    2000Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3223pL-S-E-P112000000000200000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    2001Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3224pL-S-E-P236110000100500000.167.167.167.334610.167.0001.0000.0083.330.000.00.000.0
    2002Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3225pL-S-E-P33463412201500028013000.190.190.270.46076173.079.080.3240.0036.840.0063.01.3225.0
    2003Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3226pL-S-E-P4336881330150012304000.191.203.279.48273194.103.088.2731.3731.5123.0068.01.3730.8
    2004Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3227pL-S-E-P523434831000032004000.186.239.302.54150134.186.116.3486.0040.006.670.00.0050.0
    2005Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3228pL-S-E-P634574910120002613000.158.172.228.40061132.070.070.2670.0042.620.0057.01.6422.2
    2006Altoona CurveEastAApit-29p---713000000000100000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    2006Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3229pL-S-E-P7611010000000801000.091.091.091.1821210.000.000.3330.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    2007St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2130pL-S-E-P8345371710150001901000.321.321.396.71754212.075.075.4850.0035.190.0053.01.8511.8
    2008Tulsa DrillersTexAAcol-31p---912000000000001000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2008Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol-31p---946011000001500000.167.286.333.619721.333.1661.00014.2971.435.000.00.00100.0
    2008Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol1631pL-S-E-P9155000000000301000.000.000.000.000600.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    2009Louisville BatsILAAAcin-32p---1051000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    2009Syracuse ChiefsILAAAwas3232p---1022000000000200000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    2009Washington NationalsNLMLBwas3232pL-S-E-P10230000000000001000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2009Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3832pL-S-E-P101011110000000405000.091.091.091.1821610.000.000.1430.0025.000.000.00.000.0
    2012Tucson PadresPCLAAAsdn1435p---11713021001000601100.154.143.231.3741531.077.077.2500.0040.000.000.00.0050.0
    2012San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn6035pL-S-E-P11812110000000511000.083.154.083.2371410.000.000.1430.0035.710.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (12 yrs)2243313063101417104143234000.190.205.263.4683718715.088.073.3211.0838.5435.7582.81.0823.8
    National League Totals (10 yrs)2203232962101417004136234000.192.207.266.4733638615.087.074.3171.1037.4734.0080.81.1024.2
    American League Totals (2 yrs)48110000100700000.125.125.125.250810.125.0001.0000.0087.500.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals20270320010011502100.111.138.185.3233152.111.074.2313.2348.3915.000.00.0066.7
    Minor: AA Totals25000000000101000.000.000.000.000600.000.000.0000.0016.670.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals18220320010011401100.136.167.227.3942552.136.091.3334.0056.0014.000.00.0066.7
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (5 yrs)130242204391312004105125000.178.194.260.4542726313.099.082.2991.4738.6026.2580.71.1030.2
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (1 yrs)345371710150001901000.321.321.396.71754212.075.075.4850.0035.190.0053.01.8511.8
    Washington Nationals Totals (1 yrs)230000000000001000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Colorado Rockies Totals (1 yrs)155000000000301000.000.000.000.000600.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (1 yrs)1011110000000405000.091.091.091.1821610.000.000.1430.0025.000.000.00.000.0
    San Diego Padres Totals (1 yrs)812110000000511000.083.154.083.2371410.000.000.1430.0035.710.000.00.000.0
    Chicago White Sox Totals (2 yrs)48110000100700000.125.125.125.250810.125.0001.0000.0087.500.000.00.000.0
    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
    1999Winston-Salem WarthogsCaroA+22P1400.0412311916.8421.100.0010.1100.014
    1999Birmingham BaronsSouAA22P1100.0341087.8750.600.007.9100.012
    1999Chicago White SoxALMLB22P7035.2432097.7781.000.204.3100.015
    2000Charlotte KnightsILAAA23P1200.02600881.0000.700.008.4100.014
    2000Chicago White SoxALMLB23P20098.265501611.6880.600.1112.3100.012
    2001Charlotte KnightsILAAA24P400.04100551.0001.300.002.8100.019
    2001Chicago White SoxALMLB24P400133.1919313128.9030.700.2124.7100.05
    2002Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB25P330198.11230314542.9331.300.2120.597.18
    2003Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB26P3131197.1732504439.8861.300.2019.193.99
    2004Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB27P2424138.1718312825.8931.000.1814.9100.010
    2005Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB28P3333182.0633244139.9511.200.2120.497.19
    2006Lynchburg HillcatsCaroA+29P100.0000000.0000.000.000.7100.023
    2006Altoona CurveEastAA29P100.0000000.0000.000.000.7100.025
    2006Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB29P7736.10300331.0000.400.084.3100.018
    2006Texas RangersALMLB29P228.01000111.0000.500.131.2100.025
    2007St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB30P3426163.21021403531.8860.900.1921.0100.07
    2008Tulsa DrillersTexAA31P100.02000221.0002.000.000.7100.024
    2008Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAA31P400.02100331.0000.800.002.8100.017
    2008Colorado RockiesNLMLB31P15227.0161087.8750.500.269.3100.013
    2008Kansas City RoyalsALMLB31P10010.00100111.0000.100.106.2100.018
    2009Potomac NationalsCaroA+32P400.0000000.0000.000.002.9100.029
    2009Louisville BatsILAAA32P500.01200331.0000.600.003.5100.021
    2009Syracuse ChiefsILAAA32P200.02300551.0002.500.001.4100.032
    2009Washington NationalsNLMLB32P23026.11400551.0000.200.1914.2100.013
    2009Cincinnati RedsNLMLB32P10746.11400551.0000.500.116.2100.017
    2012Tucson PadresPCLAAA35P1000.03550138.6150.800.006.9100.016
    2012San DiegoNLMLB35P7737.1221054.8000.600.114.387.522
    2013Salt Lake BeesPCLAAA36P600.02000221.0000.300.004.2100.023
    MLB Totals - (P)2961391,33567181297277248.8950.800.190.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)43001618503934.8720.800.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)13005410109.9000.700.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)1900412311916.8420.800.000.00.00
    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
    1999MLB7----------
    1999Minor25----------
    2000MLB20----------
    2000Minor12----------
    2001MLB40----------
    2001Minor4----------
    2002MLB33----------
    2003MLB31----------
    2004MLB24----------
    2005MLB33----------
    2006MLB9----------
    2006Minor2----------
    2007MLB34----------
    2008MLB25----------
    2008Minor5----------
    2009MLB33----------
    2009Minor11----------
    2012MLB7----------
    2012Minor10----------
    2013Minor6----------
    Totals371----------