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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Cliff Anthony Politte
Stat Years
1994-2008  [mlb] 1998-2006
Height/Weight
5-11 / 185
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (484)
Draft Position
p
Born Date/Place
High School
Vianney (Kirkwood,MO)
Colleges
Jefferson College (Hillsboro, Missouri), University of Memphis (Memphis, Tennessee)
Draft
Selected by the St. Louis Cardinals in Round #54 (#1439 overall) of the 1995 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1998-04-02 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.054)
Service Time
Organizations
SLN [4] PHI [4] CHA [3] TOR [2] CLE [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 593 ... retro id: polic001 ... mlbam id: 131700
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1994MemphisGMWCNCAA-1------20------009.0010000101.00110310043.000.000.0027.009.009.000.33.000
    1996Peoria ChiefsMidwAsln-221---1462.59252500000149.210850438471515171.046.490.482.839.083.013.21.700
    1996Minor Totals: SLNbyYearA----221---1462.59252500000149.710850438471515171.046.510.482.849.113.023.21.700
    1997Prince William CannonsCaroA+sln-232---1112.24191900000120.189373011311182221.006.660.822.328.832.773.81.917
    1997Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-232---412.15660000037.23515939260001.178.360.722.156.213.582.89.800
    1997Minor Totals: SLNbyYearAA/A+----232---1522.22252500000158.0124523914401442221.047.060.802.288.202.963.60.882
    1998Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-243---532.2810101100087.0562522616610010.835.790.621.666.312.593.81.625
    1998Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln-243---147.6410100000050.27146431024423001.8712.611.784.267.468.171.75.200
    1998St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln40243Log - Sp - Ext - Perf236.32880000037.0453226618222111.7010.951.464.385.357.781.22.400
    1998Minor Totals: SLNbyYearAAA/AA----242---674.26202011000137.7127716516401033011.228.331.052.626.764.662.58.462
    1998MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf236.32880000037.0453226618222111.7010.951.464.385.357.781.22.400
    1999Reading PhilliesEastAAphi8254---983.6337131016245109.011245441233974051.339.250.992.728.013.722.94.529
    1999Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi35254Log - Sp - Ext - Perf107.1313000013017.2191414215152001.929.681.027.647.647.131.001.000
    1999Minor Totals: PHIbyYearAA----251---983.6337131016245109.011245441233974051.339.250.992.728.013.722.94.529
    1999MLB Totals: PHIbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf107.3313000013017.7191414215152001.989.941.057.857.857.331.001.000
    2000Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAAphi28265---843.12212010010112.29445398411063121.207.510.643.288.473.592.59.667
    2000Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi35265Log - Sp - Ext - Perf433.661280014059.0552424827503001.398.391.224.127.633.661.85.571
    2000Minor Totals: PHIbyYearAAA----261---843.13212010010112.79445398411063121.207.540.643.298.503.612.59.667
    2000MLB Totals: PHIbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf433.661280014059.0552424827503001.398.391.224.127.633.661.85.571
    2001Clearwater PhilliesFSLA+phi-276---012.45770000011.084303150001.006.550.002.4512.273.275.00.000
    2001Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi35276Log - Sp - Ext - Perf232.4223000723026.0248728231011.238.310.692.777.962.772.88.400
    2001Minor Totals: PHIbyYearA+----271---012.45770000011.084303150001.006.550.002.4512.273.275.00.000
    2001MLB Totals: PHIbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf232.4223000723026.0248728231011.238.310.692.777.962.772.88.400
    2002Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi35287Log - Sp - Ext - Perf203.8613000713016.11910709151011.7110.470.004.968.275.511.671.000
    2002Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor19287Log - Sp - Ext - Perf133.61550001355157.1382323519571010.995.970.782.988.953.613.00.250
    2002MLB Totals: PHI-TORbyYearMLB----282Log - Sp - Ext - Perf333.69680002068173.7573330528722021.167.010.613.448.854.062.57.500
    2003Syracuse SkyChiefsILAAAtor-298---000.0010000101.00000010000.000.000.000.009.000.000.00.000
    2003Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor19298Log - Sp - Ext - Perf155.665400030541249.15232311117401011.409.492.013.107.305.842.35.167
    2003Minor Totals: TORbyYearAAA----291---000.0010000101.00000010000.000.000.000.009.000.002.00.000
    2003MLB Totals: TORbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf155.685400030541249.35232311117401011.419.532.023.127.335.872.35.167
    2004Chicago White SoxALMLBcha18309Log - Sp - Ext - Perf034.3854000954151.1522625622482021.449.121.053.868.424.562.18.000
    2004MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf034.4054000954151.3522625622482021.459.161.063.878.454.582.18.000
    2005Chicago White SoxALMLBcha183110Log - Sp - Ext - Perf712.00680001468167.1421515721571030.945.610.942.817.622.002.71.875
    2005MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf712.01680001468167.3421515721571030.945.630.942.827.652.012.71.875
    2006Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha-3211---001.9332000104.25110151001.299.640.001.939.641.935.00.000
    2006Chicago White SoxALMLBcha183211Log - Sp - Ext - Perf228.70300001330030.0473029915150002.0714.102.704.504.509.001.00.500
    2006Minor Totals: CHAbyYearAAA----321---002.1432000104.75110151001.4310.710.002.1410.712.145.00.000
    2006MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf228.70300001330030.0473029915150002.0714.102.704.504.509.001.00.500
    2007Akron AerosEastAAcle283312---006.7583001508.086625100101.639.002.255.6311.256.752.00.000
    2007Minor Totals: CLEbyYearAA----331---006.7583001508.086625100101.639.002.255.6311.256.752.00.000
    2008Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln403413---115.7970001709.19662290001.188.681.931.938.685.794.50.500
    2008Minor Totals: SLNbyYearAAA----341---115.9370001709.39662290001.218.901.981.988.905.934.50.500
    MLB Totals (10 yrs)22234.4033016009431415411.339321420156171342141101.378.601.233.747.494.682.00.489
    American League Totals (5 yrs)11144.342610007926115255.323112612338942175071.278.151.343.327.664.452.31.440
    National League Totals (5 yrs)1194.5069160015530156.0162887818771259131.539.351.044.447.215.081.62.550
    Minor League Totals53293.161541153118395701.059528024662212641185171.157.640.802.728.233.593.02.646
    Minor: NCAA-1 Totals009.0010000101.00110310043.000.000.0027.009.009.000.33.000
    Minor: A Totals1462.59252500000149.710850438471515171.046.510.482.849.113.023.21.700
    Minor: A+ Totals1122.27262600000131.397413311341332221.006.660.762.339.132.813.91.846
    Minor: AA Totals18123.0261322117295241.7211918123631944161.147.870.862.357.243.403.08.600
    Minor: AAA Totals1094.504232101100178.3179988920681637121.399.051.013.448.244.952.40.526
    Chicago White Sox Totals (3 yrs)964.19152000361522148.7141716922581203051.348.561.343.527.294.312.07.600
    Toronto Blue Jays Totals (2 yrs)284.581090004310913106.79055541636972021.197.631.363.058.224.662.69.200
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (4 yrs)963.936180015530119.0117565212591037021.488.850.914.467.794.241.75.600
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (1 yrs)236.32880000037.0453226618222111.7010.951.464.385.357.781.22.400
    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%
    1994MemphisGMWCNCAA-1------20p------38551711100412251100000.200.267.218.48560121.291.018.2508.3318.332.200.00.009.1
    1997Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-23p---168000000001300000.000.111.000.111900.125.000.00011.1133.333.000.00.000.0
    1998Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-24p---21016121000000401000.125.125.188.3131731.063.063.1670.0023.530.000.00.0050.0
    1998Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln-24p---21010110000000202000.100.100.100.2001210.000.000.1250.0016.670.000.00.000.0
    1998St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln4024pL-S-E-P2814010000001801001.071.133.071.2041610.071.000.1676.2550.008.000.00.000.0
    1999Reading PhilliesEastAAphi825p---3379120002000401000.222.222.222.4441020.000.000.4000.0040.000.000.00.000.0
    2000Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAAphi2826p---42216311000001302000.063.118.125.2431921.125.062.0775.2615.793.000.00.00100.0
    2000Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3526pL-S-E-P41215121002001402100.133.176.200.3761931.133.067.1675.2621.054.000.00.0050.0
    2001Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3527pL-S-E-P5222100000001100000.000.333.000.333300.500.000.00033.3333.331.000.00.000.0
    2002Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3528pL-S-E-P6131000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    2005Chicago White SoxALMLBcha1831pL-S-E-P76811100010000000001.0001.0001.0002.000110.000.0001.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (5 yrs)123333410030031403101.121.189.152.3414051.121.031.2007.5035.004.670.00.0025.0
    American League Totals (1 yrs)6811100010000000001.0001.0001.0002.000110.000.0001.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    National League Totals (4 yrs)55322310020031403101.094.167.125.2923941.125.031.1587.6935.904.670.00.0033.3
    Minor League Totals85596620020021606000.102.131.136.2676782.068.034.1402.9923.888.000.00.0033.3
    Minor: NCAA-1 Totals38551711100412251100000.200.267.218.48560121.291.018.2508.3318.332.200.00.009.1
    Minor: AA Totals53332410020011102000.121.147.152.2993651.061.031.1822.7830.5611.000.00.0025.0
    Minor: AAA Totals3226421000001504000.077.111.115.2263131.077.038.0953.2316.135.000.00.0050.0
    Chicago White Sox Totals (1 yrs)6811100010000000001.0001.0001.0002.000110.000.0001.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (3 yrs)4718221002002602100.111.190.167.3572331.167.056.1548.7026.093.000.00.0050.0
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (1 yrs)814010000001801001.071.133.071.2041610.071.000.1676.2550.008.000.00.000.0
    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
    1996Peoria ChiefsMidwA22P2500.0521132726.9631.000.0018.4100.09
    1997Prince William CannonsCaroA+23P1900.07130020201.0001.100.0013.7100.011
    1997Arkansas TravelersTexAA23P600.0161087.8751.200.004.3100.016
    1998Arkansas TravelersTexAA24P1000.0214121716.9411.600.007.1100.015
    1998Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAA24P1000.0680014141.0001.400.006.9100.016
    1998St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB24P8037.0341087.8750.900.194.9100.017
    1999Reading PhilliesEastAA25P3700.03200023231.0000.600.0026.1100.04
    1999Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB25P13017.21100221.0000.200.128.0100.017
    2000Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAA26P2100.01015132625.9621.200.0014.595.512
    2000Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB26P12059.0580013131.0001.100.227.4100.019
    2001Clearwater PhilliesFSLA+27P700.0000000.0000.000.005.1100.015
    2001Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB27P23026.04420108.8000.300.3114.2100.012
    2002Toronto Blue JaysALMLB28P55057.11500661.0000.100.1134.0100.03
    2002Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB28P13016.1000000.0000.000.008.1100.016
    2003Syracuse SkyChiefsILAAA29P100.0000000.0000.000.000.7100.019
    2003Toronto Blue JaysALMLB29P54049.12100331.0000.100.0633.3100.03
    2004Chicago White SoxALMLB30P54051.10400441.0000.100.0833.3100.04
    2005Chicago White SoxALMLB31P68067.1161087.8750.100.1042.0100.02
    2006Charlotte KnightsILAAA32P300.0000000.0000.000.002.1100.018
    2006Chicago White SoxALMLB32P30030.00300331.0000.100.1018.5100.010
    2007Akron AerosEastAA33P800.0000000.0000.000.005.7100.019
    2008Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAA34P700.0000000.0000.000.004.9100.018
    MLB Totals - (P)33004101736405753.9300.200.130.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)42001623134039.9750.900.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)6100640224846.9580.800.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)26007130020201.0000.800.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)2500521132726.9631.000.000.00.00
    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
    1996Minor25----------
    1997Minor25----------
    1998MLB8----------
    1998Minor20----------
    1999MLB13----------
    1999Minor37----------
    2000MLB12----------
    2000Minor21----------
    2001MLB23----------
    2001Minor7----------
    2002MLB68----------
    2003MLB54----------
    2003Minor1----------
    2004MLB54----------
    2005MLB68----------
    2006MLB30----------
    2006Minor3----------
    2007Minor8----------
    2008Minor7----------
    Totals484----------