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Current Status
Free Agent since 2013-03-08 * Definition of FA
High Level
Proper Name
Michael James Wuertz
Stat Years
1998-2014  [mlb] 2004-2011
Height/Weight
6-3 / 200
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (660)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1978-12-15 in Austin, Minnesota   [41.041]
Death
High School
Austin (Austin,MN)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Chicago Cubs in Round #11 (#334 overall) of the 1997 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Mark Servais
MLB Debut
2004-04-05 - Boxscore  (Age: 25.111)
Service Time
6.139 (2012)
Organizations
CHN [11] OAK [3]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 7514 ... retro id: wuerm001 ... mlbam id: 430900
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1998Williamsport CubsNYPLA-chn-191---753.4414141000086.1793633419591201.148.240.421.986.153.753.11.583
    1998Minor Totals: CHNbyYearA-----191---753.4514141000086.3793633419591201.148.260.421.996.173.763.11.583
    1999Lansing LugnutsMidwAchn-202---11124.80282810000161.119110486114412711011.4610.650.612.457.085.802.89.478
    1999Minor Totals: CHNbyYearA----201---11124.80282810000161.319110486114412711011.4610.670.612.467.095.812.89.478
    2000Daytona CubsFSLA+chn-213---1273.78282832000171.1166797215641427131.348.720.793.367.464.152.22.632
    2000Minor Totals: CHNbyYearA+----211---1273.79282832000171.3166797215641427131.348.730.793.377.474.162.22.632
    2001West Tennessee Diamond JaxxSouAAchn35224---493.99272711000160.01608071205813510061.369.001.133.267.594.502.33.308
    2001Minor Totals: CHNbyYearAA----221---493.99272711000160.01608071205813510061.369.001.133.267.594.502.33.308
    2002Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn34235---955.55282700110154.018510995246913111041.6510.811.404.037.666.371.90.643
    2002Minor Totals: CHNbyYearAAA----231---955.55282700110154.018510995246913111041.6510.811.404.037.666.371.90.643
    2003Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn30246---394.574316004271124.014070631635922001.4110.161.162.546.685.082.63.250
    2003Minor Totals: CHNbyYearAAA----241---394.574316004271124.014070631635922001.4110.161.162.546.685.082.63.250
    2004Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn17257---112.423700035371944.2301312415590001.016.040.813.0211.892.623.93.500
    2004Chicago CubsNLMLBchn43257Log - Sp - Ext - Perf104.34310001131129.0221414417302101.346.831.245.289.314.341.761.000
    2004Minor Totals: CHNbyYearAAA----251---112.443700035371944.7301312415590001.026.110.813.0512.012.653.93.500
    2004MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf104.34310001131129.0221414417302101.346.831.245.289.314.341.761.000
    2005Chicago CubsNLMLBchn43268Log - Sp - Ext - Perf623.81750001275075.2603632640897001.327.140.714.7610.594.282.23.750
    2005MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf623.83750001275075.7603632640897001.337.180.724.7910.654.312.23.750
    2006Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn-279---601.733000024301041.23010829673000.946.480.431.9414.472.167.441.000
    2006Chicago CubsNLMLBchn43279Log - Sp - Ext - Perf312.6641000441040.2351412516421001.257.751.113.549.303.102.63.750
    2006Minor Totals: CHNbyYearAAA----271---601.753000024301041.73010829673000.956.550.441.9714.642.187.441.000
    2006MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf312.6941000441040.7351412516421001.277.841.123.589.403.132.63.750
    2007Chicago CubsNLMLBchn432810Log - Sp - Ext - Perf233.48730001973072.1643028835796001.377.961.004.359.833.732.26.400
    2007MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf233.50730001973072.3643028835796001.377.991.004.379.863.742.26.400
    2008Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn302911---013.60170001417420.01388214294001.355.850.906.3013.053.602.07.000
    2008Chicago CubsNLMLBchn432911Log - Sp - Ext - Perf113.63450001345044.2442318420302001.438.870.814.036.044.631.50.500
    2008Minor Totals: CHNbyYearAAA----291---013.60170001417420.01388214294001.355.850.906.3013.053.602.07.000
    2008MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf113.67450001345044.7442318420302001.458.960.814.076.114.681.50.500
    2009Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak483012Log - Sp - Ext - Perf612.6374000974478.25225236231026000.955.950.692.6311.672.864.43.857
    2009MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf612.6574000974478.75225236231026000.965.980.692.6511.742.884.43.857
    2010Stockton PortsCalifA+oak-3113---000.0022000003.03000030001.009.000.000.009.000.000.00.000
    2010Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak483113---000.0043000104.24000330011.507.710.005.795.790.001.00.000
    2010Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak483113Log - Sp - Ext - Perf234.31480001448639.2352119621406001.417.941.364.769.084.761.90.400
    2010Minor Totals: OAKbyYearA+/AAA----312---000.0065000107.77000360011.398.750.003.757.500.002.00.000
    2010MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf234.36480001448639.7352119621406001.438.041.384.829.184.821.90.400
    2011Stockton PortsCalifA+oak-3214---0012.0032000103.06441171002.3318.003.003.0021.0012.007.00.000
    2011Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak-3214---009.0031000203.03330250001.679.000.006.0015.009.002.50.000
    2011Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak483214Log - Sp - Ext - Perf006.6839000739033.2372525526320011.879.891.346.958.556.681.23.000
    2011Minor Totals: OAKbyYearA+/AAA----322---0010.5063000306.097713121002.0013.501.504.5018.0010.504.00.000
    2011MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf006.7839000739033.7372525526320011.9010.031.367.058.676.781.23.000
    2013York RevolutionAtlIndy------3415---422.86530001953650.1351616423625111.156.260.724.1111.092.862.70.667
    2013Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----341---422.87530001953650.3351616423625111.166.290.724.1311.142.872.70.667
    2014York RevolutionAtlIndy------3516---024.7018000418115.19148122174012.025.280.5912.919.988.220.77.000
    2014Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----351---024.7718000418115.39148122174012.055.360.6013.1110.138.340.77.000
    MLB Totals (8 yrs)21113.724260008942611414.33491881714419844430111.327.590.964.309.654.092.24.656
    National League Totals (5 yrs)1373.57265000592651262.32251171042712827018101.357.730.934.409.274.022.11.650
    American League Totals (3 yrs)843.971610003016110152.01247167177017412011.287.341.014.1410.304.202.49.667
    Minor League Totals53494.19264148637811634977.0101051645599333859503151.379.300.913.077.914.752.58.520
    Minor: Indy Totals443.31710002371765.7443024545799121.376.070.696.2110.904.141.76.500
    Minor: A- Totals753.4514141000086.3793633419591201.148.260.421.996.173.763.11.583
    Minor: A Totals11124.80282810000161.319110486114412711011.4610.670.612.467.095.812.89.478
    Minor: A+ Totals1273.86333232010177.3175837616651528131.368.890.813.307.724.222.34.632
    Minor: AA Totals493.99272711000160.01608071205813510061.369.001.133.267.594.502.33.308
    Minor: AAA Totals19164.3416247007811534392.04052131894814738620051.419.301.103.378.864.892.63.543
    Chicago Cubs Totals (5 yrs)1373.57265000592651262.32251171042712827018101.357.730.934.409.274.022.11.650
    Oakland Athletics Totals (3 yrs)843.971610003016110152.01247167177017412011.287.341.014.1410.304.202.49.667
    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%
    2001West Tennessee Diamond JaxxSouAAchn3522p---127352410010021506001.114.162.143.3054351.086.029.2004.6534.887.500.00.0025.0
    2002Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn3423p---228221100000011407000.045.087.045.1323010.045.000.1253.3346.6714.000.00.000.0
    2003Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn3024p---34316031003001703100.188.222.250.4722141.125.062.3004.7633.337.000.00.0033.3
    2004Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn1725p---4371000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2004Chicago CubsNLMLBchn4325pL-S-E-P4301000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    2005Chicago CubsNLMLBchn4326pL-S-E-P5752000000000200000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    2006Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn-27p---6201000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    2006Chicago CubsNLMLBchn4327pL-S-E-P610000000000001000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2007Chicago CubsNLMLBchn4328pL-S-E-P7712000000000100000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    2008Chicago CubsNLMLBchn4329pL-S-E-P8401000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (5 yrs)2176000000000501000.000.000.000.000700.000.000.0000.0071.430.000.00.000.0
    National League Totals (5 yrs)2176000000000501000.000.000.000.000700.000.000.0000.0071.430.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals1557538200400437016101.107.150.133.28396102.080.026.2054.1738.549.250.00.0025.0
    Minor: AA Totals27352410010021506001.114.162.143.3054351.086.029.2004.6534.887.500.00.0025.0
    Minor: AAA Totals1284014100300222010100.100.140.125.2655351.075.025.2113.7741.5111.000.00.0025.0
    Chicago Cubs Totals (5 yrs)2176000000000501000.000.000.000.000700.000.000.0000.0071.430.000.00.000.0
    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
    1998Williamsport CubsNYPLA-19P1400.0411111615.9381.100.0018.7100.09
    1999Lansing LugnutsMidwA20P2800.01016212826.9290.900.0020.0100.05
    2000Daytona CubsFSLA+21P2800.01517113332.9701.100.0020.1100.07
    2001West Tennessee Diamond JaxxSouAA22P2700.0520503025.8330.900.0019.4100.07
    2002Iowa CubsPCLAAA23P2800.06180124241.0000.900.0019.4100.07
    2003Iowa CubsPCLAAA24P4300.0611221917.8950.400.0030.3100.01
    2004Iowa CubsPCLAAA25P3700.02300551.0000.100.0025.9100.05
    2004Chicago CubsNLMLB25P31029.00400441.0000.100.1419.1100.09
    2005Chicago CubsNLMLB26P75075.22702991.0000.100.1246.3100.01
    2006Chicago CubsNLMLB27P41040.2231065.8330.100.1225.3100.07
    2007Chicago CubsNLMLB28P73072.1290011111.0000.200.1545.1100.02
    2008Iowa CubsPCLAAA29P1700.00400441.0000.200.0012.0100.012
    2008Chicago CubsNLMLB29P45044.056101211.9170.200.2528.0100.05
    2009Oakland AthleticsALMLB30P74078.2470011111.0000.100.1445.7100.01
    2010Stockton PortsCalifA+31P200.0000000.0000.000.001.4100.028
    2010Sacramento River CatsPCLAAA31P400.00100111.0000.300.002.8100.030
    2010Oakland AthleticsALMLB31P48039.24500991.0000.200.2329.6100.04
    2011Stockton PortsCalifA+32P300.0000000.0000.000.002.1100.025
    2011Sacramento River CatsPCLAAA32P300.0000000.0000.000.002.1100.029
    2011OaklandALMLB32p39033.21200331.0000.100.0924.1100.06
    MLB Totals - (p)42604112043226563.9690.100.150.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)132001437235351.9620.400.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)2700520503025.8330.900.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)33001517113332.9701.000.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)28001016212826.9290.900.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (P)1400411111615.9381.100.000.00.00
    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
    1998Minor14----------
    1999Minor28----------
    2000Minor28----------
    2001Minor27----------
    2002Minor28----------
    2003Minor43----------
    2004MLB31----------
    2004Minor37----------
    2005MLB75----------
    2006MLB41----------
    2007MLB73----------
    2008MLB45----------
    2008Minor17----------
    2009MLB74----------
    2010MLB48----------
    2010Minor6----------
    2011MLB39----------
    2011Minor6----------
    Totals660----------