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Billy WagnerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1991-2010 MLB Years: 1995-2010
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Drafted
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsP-933Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWilliam Edward Wagner
Height5-11Weight180BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateJuly 25,1971 [47.020]PlaceTannersville,Virginia
High SchoolTazewell (Tazewell,VA)
CollegeFerrum College (Ferrum,VA)

DraftedSelected by the Houston Astros [Team Picks] in the 1st round (12th overall) of the 1993 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$550,000Signing ScoutsBrian GrangerBill BuckService Time13.139 (2009)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1994-MLB-#78 ... 1994-MLB-#3 ... 1995-MLB-#17 ... 1995-MLB-#2 ... 1996-MLB-#14 ... 1996-MLB-#1
MLB DebutSeptember 13,1995 [24.050]
OrganizationsHOU [11] NYN [4] PHI [2] ATL [1] BOS [1] Awards4Awards Voting4-31
TBC Player ID314Retrosheet IDwagnb001MLBAM ID123790
RelationshipsFather of Will Wagner
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (70.34%) -- Slider (29.66%)
Fastball Velocity [2010] - 95.60
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (LHP) in 1996
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts96Walks54Hittable91SO/BB83vsPower91Hitting5Durability63Team.526Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1991Ferrum CollegeCollegeNCAAFrS/R19601.451376310256.015109048850001.132.41--7.7113.661.771.000-
1992Ferrum CollegeCollegeNCAASoS/R20501.7619415310451.0910100441090001.041.59--7.7619.242.481.000-
1993Ferrum CollegeCollegeNCAAJrS/R21631.561798520375.02221130551330001.032.64--6.6015.962.42.667-
1993Auburn AstrosNYPLA-hou-ST21134.08770000028.2251913225318001.747.850.637.859.731.24.250-
1994Quad Cities River BanditsMidwAhou-ST22893.29262602000153.099715699120412901.245.820.535.3512.002.24.471-
1995Jackson GeneralsTexAAhou-ST23222.5712120000070.0492520736774101.216.300.904.639.902.14.500-
1995Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-ST23533.1813130000076.0702827332804001.348.250.353.779.432.50.625-
1995Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0752.89252500000146.0119534710681578101.287.320.624.189.662.31.5833.24
1995Houston AstrosNLMLBhou13Rel23000.0010100000.0000000000----------0.00-3.10
1996Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-ST24623.2812120110074.0623227233865101.287.540.244.0110.462.61.750-
1996Houston AstrosNLMLBhou13Rel24222.44370370020951.2281614630671031.124.881.055.2311.672.23.5004.00
1997Houston AstrosNLMLBhou13R/CL25782.856206200492366.04923215301063031.196.650.684.0714.383.53.4672.39
1998Jackson GeneralsTexAAhou-S/R26000.0031200103.01000070000.333.00----21.000.00--
1998Houston AstrosNLMLBhou13CL26432.705805800503060.0461918625972001.186.900.903.7514.553.88.5712.46
1999Houston AstrosNLMLBhou13CL27411.576606600553974.23514135231242010.784.220.602.7714.955.39.8001.65
2000Houston AstrosNLMLBhou13Rel28246.18280280019627.2281919618287011.669.111.955.869.111.56.3335.99
2001Round Rock ExpressTexAAhou-ST29000.0011000001.0000002000--------18.000.00--
2001Houston AstrosNLMLBhou13CL29252.736406400583962.2441919520793051.026.320.722.8711.353.95.2862.76
2002Houston AstrosNLMLBhou13CL30422.527007000613575.0512121722886020.976.120.842.6410.564.00.6672.79
2003Houston AstrosNLMLBhou13CL31141.787807800674486.05218178231054030.875.440.842.4110.994.57.2002.71
2004Reading PhilliesEastAAphi-ST32000.0011000001.01000020001.009.00----18.000.00--
2004Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi13R/CL32402.424504500382148.031161356591020.775.770.931.1210.999.831.0002.45
2005Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi13CL33431.517507500703877.2451713620873130.845.210.702.3210.084.35.5712.67
2006New York MetsNLMLBnyn13CL34322.247007000594072.0592218721942041.117.340.872.6111.704.48.6002.84
2007New York MetsNLMLBnyn13CL35222.636606600573468.0552220622804021.137.240.792.9010.543.64.5003.09
2008Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn-Rel36000.0010100001.0000002000--------18.000.00--
2008New York MetsNLMLBnyn13CL36012.304504500342747.0321712410522000.896.130.771.919.965.20.0002.66
2009Gulf Coast MetsGCLRknyn-Rel37000.0020200002.0000002000--------9.000.00--
2009St. Lucie MetsFSLA+nyn-Rel37000.0050500005.03000080000.605.40----14.400.00--
2009Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--Rel0000.0070700007.030000100000.433.86----12.860.00-0.24
2009New York MetsNLMLBnyn13Rel37000.0020200002.00000140000.50----4.5018.004.00-0.60
2009Boston Red SoxALMLBbos13Rel37111.9815015002013.285317221011.105.270.664.6114.493.14.5002.58
2010Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl13CL38721.437107100643769.03814115221042030.874.930.652.8613.504.73.7782.10
MLB Totals - 16 Season(s)Filter47402.31853085300703422898.0601262232823001196431331.005.990.822.9911.923.99.540-0.36
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter22193.108373103110414.131017514323217501331101.276.720.504.7110.872.31.537-
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1153.23252501100150.013260545651669101.317.900.303.899.942.55.688-
AA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter222.3718153001076.0512520736904101.146.040.834.2610.662.50.500-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0050500005.03000080000.605.40----14.400.00--
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter893.29262602000153.099715699120412901.245.820.535.3512.002.24.471-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter134.08770000028.2251913225318001.747.850.637.859.731.24.250-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0020200002.0000002000--------9.000.00--
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1731.5849202911409182.046413201473270001.062.27--7.2716.172.22.850-
Houston Astros Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter26292.53464046400379225502.033314914248191694280181.045.940.863.4112.383.63.473-
New York Mets Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter552.37183018300150101189.2146615017542308061.056.930.812.5610.914.26.500-
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter831.8612001200010859125.176332611261464150.815.430.791.8610.435.62.727-
Atlanta Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter721.437107100643769.03814115221042030.874.930.652.8613.504.73.778-
Boston Red Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter111.9815015002013.285317221011.105.270.664.6114.493.14.500-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings11102.31208020800171103220.01466457207329110081.005.990.822.9911.923.99.524-0.36
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings12103.10443952110220.016493761211526617601.276.720.504.7110.872.31.545-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1995Jackson GeneralsTexAAhou-p231214140101001302000.286.333.429.7626117.364.143.214.3345.8817.653.000.000.0025.00
1995Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-p231310140000002502000.400.500.400.9004014.800.000.200.42114.2935.712.500.000.000.00
1995Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         2524280101003804000.333.407.417.82410131.500.084.208.3739.6825.812.670.000.0012.50
1996Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-p241311320000002201000.182.308.182.4902014.222.000.182.24914.2914.291.000.000.000.00
1996Houston AstrosNLMLBhou13p24375000000000200000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
1997Houston AstrosNLMLBhou13p25611000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1998Houston AstrosNLMLBhou13p26553010000000200000.333.333.333.6661031.000.000.000.2990.0066.670.000.000.000.00
2000Houston AstrosNLMLBhou13p28282000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2002Houston AstrosNLMLBhou13p30682000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2003Houston AstrosNLMLBhou13p31732100001001000000.000.333.000.333003.000.000.500.23533.330.000.000.000.000.00
2004Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi13p32422000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2005Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi13p33753010000000200000.333.333.333.6661031.000.000.000.2970.0066.670.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter439201200010011200000.100.143.100.2432021.250.000.050.0004.7657.1412.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter383551001010051005000.286.375.343.71812145.400.057.200.00011.1122.222.000.000.0010.00
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2621460000004703000.286.400.286.6866028.429.000.190.00014.2925.001.750.000.000.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1214140101001302000.286.333.429.7626117.364.143.214.0005.8817.653.000.000.0025.00
Houston Astros Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter32215110001001800000.067.125.067.1921016.143.000.067.0006.2550.008.000.000.000.00
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1175010000000400000.200.200.200.4001051.000.000.000.0000.0080.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1627010000000400000.100.143.100.243108.250.000.050.0004.7657.1412.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16214921430404002143021000.286.375.343.718514192.400.057.200.00011.1122.222.000.000.0010.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1993Auburn Astros NYPLA-hou21P7--162-97.7781.00------7100.09.2
1994Quad Cities River Bandits MidwAhou22P26--9304-4339.9071.50------26100.018.8
1995Jackson Generals TexAAhou23P12--261-98.8890.67------12100.08.9
1995Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou23P13--2121-1514.9331.08------13100.09.1
1995Houston AstrosNLMLBhou23P1---------------1100.00.7
1996Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou24P12--414111918.9471.50------1392.38.3
1996Houston AstrosNLMLBhou24P37-5123--551.0000.140.10-----37100.022.8
1997Houston AstrosNLMLBhou25P62-66271-109.9000.150.14-----62100.038.3
1998Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26P58-60221-54.8000.070.07-----58100.035.8
1999Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27P66-7425-1771.0000.110.09-----66100.040.7
2000Houston AstrosNLMLBhou28P28-2712--331.0000.110.11-----28100.017.3
2001Round Rock Express TexAAhou29P1---------------1100.00.7
2001Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29P64-62151-76.8570.090.10-----64100.039.5
2002Houston AstrosNLMLBhou30P70-7559--14141.0000.200.19-----70100.043.2
2003Houston AstrosNLMLBhou31P78-86511--16161.0000.210.19-----78100.048.1
2004Reading Phillies EastAAphi32P1---------------1100.00.7
2004Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi32P45-4837--10101.0000.220.21-----45100.027.8
2005Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi33P75-7746-110101.0000.130.13-----75100.046.3
2006New York MetsNLMLBnyn34P70-72111--12121.0000.170.17-----70100.043.2
2007New York MetsNLMLBnyn35P66-68171-98.8890.120.12-----66100.040.7
2008Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn36P1---------------1100.00.7
2008New York MetsNLMLBnyn36P45-4712--331.0000.070.06-----45100.027.8
2009Gulf Coast Mets GCLRknyn37P2---------------2100.03.6
2009St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn37P5---2--221.0000.40------5100.03.7
2009Boston Red SoxALMLBbos37P15-13-2--221.0000.130.15-----15100.09.3
2009New York MetsNLMLBnyn37P2-2-------------2100.01.2
2010Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl38P71-69371-1110.9090.140.14-----71100.043.8
MLB Totals for P - 16 season(s)-   P853-897338652124119.9600.140.13-----8530.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P25--626213432.9411.28------250.00.0
AA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P15--261-98.8890.53------150.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P5---2--221.0000.40------50.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P26--9304-4339.9071.50------260.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P7--162-97.7781.00------70.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P2---------------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1993Auburn Astros NYPLA-hou217----------
1994Quad Cities River Bandits MidwAhou2226----------
1995Jackson Generals TexAAhou2312----------
1995Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou2313----------
1995Houston AstrosNLMLBhou231----------
1996Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou2412----------
1996Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2437----------
1997Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2562----------
1998Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2658----------
1999Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2766----------
2000Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2828----------
2001Round Rock Express TexAAhou291----------
2001Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2964----------
2002Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3070----------
2003Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3178----------
2004Reading Phillies EastAAphi321----------
2004Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3245----------
2005Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3375----------
2006New York MetsNLMLBnyn3470----------
2007New York MetsNLMLBnyn3566----------
2008Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn361----------
2008New York MetsNLMLBnyn3645----------
2009Gulf Coast Mets GCLRknyn372----------
2009St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn375----------
2009Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3715----------
2009New York MetsNLMLBnyn372----------
2010Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3871----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1997Houston AstrosDiv SeriesMLB250018.001001.0320203.0027.000.000.0018.0000.00.000
1998Houston AstrosDiv SeriesMLB261018.001001.0420104.0036.000.000.009.0000.001.000
1999Houston AstrosDiv SeriesMLB27000.001001.0000100.000.000.000.009.0000.00.000
2001Houston AstrosDiv SeriesMLB29005.402001.2110300.835.400.000.0016.2000.00.000
2006New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB34102.5770700317.0722035001.439.000.003.866.431.672.571.000
2006New York MetsDiv SeriesMLB34003.0030300323.03110040001.009.000.000.0012.0003.00.000
2006New York MetsChamp. SeriesMLB340116.8730300212.27551100003.6423.623.373.370.000.0016.87.000
2007New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB35005.2512012006012.0977154101.176.750.753.753.000.805.25.000
2008New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB36001.2970700217.04110110000.715.140.001.2912.8610.001.29.000
2009Boston Red SoxDiv SeriesMLB370018.0020200001.02220120003.0018.000.009.0018.002.0018.00.000
2010Atlanta BravesMLB Spring TrainingMLB38015.4010010000210.011860311001.409.900.002.709.903.677.20.000
2010Atlanta BravesDiv SeriesMLB38000.0010100000.110000000010.0027.000.000.000.0000.00.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs114.00360360011436.031181611230101.197.750.253.007.502.504.50.500
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 7 yrs108.001101100329.014380113001.6714.000.001.0013.0013.003.001.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs0116.8730300212.7755110003.0023.623.373.370.000.0016.87.000

Awards [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1993Small College Player of the Year1
1995Texas League All-Star (P)1
1999Baseball America Second-Team Major League All-Star (RP) ... NL Rolaids Relief Pitcher of the Year2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-03-30Released by Braves 
2010-10-13InjuredActivated from DL 
2010-10-10InjuredDisabled -- Left Oblique 
2009-12-22ContractSigned by Braves 
2009-08-25TradeTraded by Mets to Red Sox for 2 players to be named later (Chris Carter) 
2009-08-20InjuredActivated from DL 
2009-06-05InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2009-04-05InjuredDisabled -- - 
2008-10-09InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-08-05InjuredDisabled -- Strained left forearm 
2005-11-29ContractSigned by Mets (4-years) 
2004-09-04InjuredActivated from DL 
2004-07-30InjuredDisabled -- left rotator cuff strain 
2004-06-08InjuredActivated from DL 
2004-05-14InjuredDisabled -- strained left groin 
2003-11-03TradeTraded by Astros to Phillies for Ezequiel Astacio, Taylor Buckholz and Brandon Duckworth. 
2001-06-19InjuredActivated from DL 
2001-06-04InjuredDisabled -- - 
1993-06-22Contractsigned 
* 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.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1993Houston Astros-21550,000-------550,000Signing Bonus out of 1993 Draft (1st round - 12th overall)
1995Houston AstrosTeam Payroll23109,000-75337-999,520109,000659,000
1996Houston AstrosTeam Payroll24109,000-78634-957,870109,000768,000
1997Houston AstrosTeam Payroll25185,000-61324321,182,177150,000953,000
1998Houston AstrosTeam Payroll26280,000-52823421,276,192170,0001,233,000
1999Houston AstrosTeam Payroll272,250,000-215877++1,454,491200,0003,483,000
2000Houston AstrosTeam Payroll283,200,000-193779++1,394,248200,0006,683,000
2001Houston AstrosTeam Payroll295,000,000-126987++1,897,758200,00011,683,000
2002Houston AstrosTeam Payroll308,000,000-49395++2,011,045200,00019,683,000
2003Houston AstrosTeam Payroll318,000,000-69492++2,163,527300,00027,683,000
2004Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll328,000,000-64593++2,070,100300,00035,683,000
2005Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll339,000,000-50395++2,189,055300,00044,683,000
2006New York MetsTeam Payroll3410,500,000-48495++2,365,072327,00055,183,000
2007New York MetsTeam Payroll3510,500,000-52494++2,459,737380,00065,683,000
2008New York MetsTeam Payroll3610,500,000-68593++2,696,252390,00076,183,000
2009New York MetsTeam Payroll3710,500,00013.13974691++2,746,792400,00086,683,000
2009Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll3710,500,00013.13974591++2,746,792400,00086,683,000
2010Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll386,750,000-134686++2,812,412400,00093,433,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red