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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Kark Jori Best
Stat Years
1978-1988  [mlb] 1983-1988
Height/Weight
6-4 / 210
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (378)
Draft Position
p
Born Date/Place
High School
Kent-Meridian (Kent,WA)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Seattle Mariners in Round #12 (#312 overall) of the 1977 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1983-08-19 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.166)
Service Time
Organizations
SEA [10] MIN [1] DET [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 8786 ... retro id: bestk001 ... mlbam id: 110952
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1978Bellingham MarinersNwstA-sea-191---335.001090001054.0583230732478041.679.671.175.337.835.331.47.500
    1978Stockton MarinersCalifA+sea-191---154.731261106040.0423721433325011.889.450.907.437.208.330.97.167
    1978Minor Totals: SEAbyYearA-/A+----192---484.8822151107094.0100695111657913051.769.571.056.227.566.611.22.333
    1979Alexandria MarinersCaroA+sea-202---8113.23242480000167.0150746068510810081.418.080.324.585.823.991.27.421
    1979Minor Totals: SEAbyYearA+----201---8113.23242480000167.0150746068510810081.418.080.324.585.823.991.27.421
    1980Lynn SailorsEastAAsea-213---9145.55262650000154.01441169510106928041.628.420.586.195.386.780.87.391
    1980Minor Totals: SEAbyYearAA----211---9145.55262650000154.01441169510106928041.628.420.586.195.386.780.87.391
    1981Lynn SailorsEastAAsea-224---443.8013131100071.0733730731502011.469.250.893.936.344.691.61.500
    1981Minor Totals: SEAbyYearAA----221---443.8013131100071.0733730731502011.469.250.893.936.344.691.61.500
    1982Lynn SailorsEastAAsea-235---943.45212192000138.110463538901256041.406.770.525.868.134.101.39.692
    1982Minor Totals: SEAbyYearAA----231---943.45212192000138.310463538901256041.406.780.525.878.154.111.39.692
    1983Salt Lake GullsPCLAAAsea-246---744.82511001250284.086514510641088031.799.211.076.8611.575.461.69.636
    1983Seattle MarinersALMLBsea39246Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0113.5040000405.114982531023.5623.633.388.445.0615.190.60.000
    1983Minor Totals: SEAbyYearAAA----241---744.82511001250284.086514510641088031.799.211.076.8611.575.461.69.636
    1983MLB Totals: SEAbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0114.1240000405.314982531023.7324.713.538.825.2915.880.60.000
    1984Salt Lake GullsPCLAAAsea-257---655.21460002646876.0695244755775021.638.170.836.519.126.161.40.545
    1984Seattle MarinersALMLBsea39257Log - Sp - Ext - Perf113.0050002506.07220060001.1710.500.000.009.003.000.00.500
    1984Minor Totals: SEAbyYearAAA----251---655.21460002646876.0695244755775021.638.170.836.519.126.161.40.545
    1984MLB Totals: SEAbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf113.0050002506.07220060001.1710.500.000.009.003.002.00.500
    1985Calgary CannonsPCLAAAsea-268---000.0040002405.12100480001.133.380.006.7513.501.692.00.000
    1985Seattle MarinersALMLBsea39268Log - Sp - Ext - Perf211.9515000715432.1259716320010.966.960.281.678.912.515.33.667
    1985Minor Totals: SEAbyYearAAA----261---000.0040002405.32100480001.183.530.007.0614.121.762.00.000
    1985MLB Totals: SEAbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf211.9615000715432.3259716320010.977.010.281.688.972.525.33.667
    1986Calgary CannonsPCLAAAsea-279---011.59160001216117.01663112201001.658.470.536.3510.593.181.67.000
    1986Seattle MarinersALMLBsea39279Log - Sp - Ext - Perf234.04260001526135.2351916321232111.578.830.765.305.804.791.10.400
    1986Minor Totals: SEAbyYearAAA----271---011.59160001216117.01663112201001.658.470.536.3510.593.181.67.000
    1986MLB Totals: SEAbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf234.09260001526135.7351916321232111.598.950.775.375.884.861.10.400
    1987Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-2810---352.682800023281040.1341212119432001.317.590.224.249.602.682.26.375
    1987Calgary CannonsPCLAAAsea-2810---264.34270001727537.1342318527354001.638.201.216.518.445.541.30.250
    1987Minor Totals: SEA-DETbyYearAAA----282---5113.505500040551577.7683530646786001.487.930.705.369.094.081.70.313
    1988Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-2911---034.323900034392141.2362220617341001.277.781.303.677.344.752.00.000
    1988Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin382911Log - Sp - Ext - Perf006.0011000811012.015981790101.8311.250.755.256.756.751.29.000
    1988Minor Totals: MINbyYearAAA----291---034.373900034392141.7362220617341001.297.861.313.717.434.812.00.000
    1988MLB Totals: MINbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf006.0011000811012.015981790101.8311.250.755.256.756.751.29.000
    MLB Totals (5 yrs)564.05610003261591.3964841739733241.489.480.693.857.214.741.87.455
    American League Totals (5 yrs)564.05610003261591.3964841739733241.489.480.693.857.214.741.87.455
    Minor League Totals52654.1931710024412621747926.084852643172575779600271.548.240.705.597.575.111.35.444
    Minor: A- Totals335.001090001054.0583230732478041.679.671.175.337.835.331.47.500
    Minor: A+ Totals9163.52363091060207.0192111811011814015091.508.350.435.136.094.831.19.360
    Minor: AA Totals22224.416060153000363.33212161782522726716091.517.960.625.636.625.351.18.500
    Minor: AAA Totals18244.2421110012621047301.72771671423019832521051.588.280.905.929.714.991.64.429
    Seattle Mariners Totals (4 yrs)563.75500002450579.3813933632643141.439.220.683.647.284.442.00.455
    Minnesota Twins Totals (1 yrs)006.0011000811012.015981790101.8311.250.755.256.756.751.29.000
    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 Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1978Bellingham MarinersNwstA-19P1000.0063096.6670.600.0014.1100.011
    1978Stockton MarinersCalifA+19P1200.0560011111.0000.900.008.6100.09
    1979Alexandria MarinersCaroA+20P2400.0927113736.9731.500.0017.6100.05
    1980Lynn SailorsEastAA21P2600.0622122928.9661.100.0019.0100.05
    1981Lynn SailorsEastAA22P1300.0511412016.8001.200.009.4100.010
    1982Lynn SailorsEastAA23P2100.0916212725.9261.200.0015.1100.010
    1983Salt Lake GullsPCLAAA24P5100.019101110.9090.200.0035.9100.02
    1983Seattle MarinersALMLB24P405.1000000.0000.000.002.5100.014
    1984Salt Lake GullsPCLAAA25P4600.029201311.8460.200.0032.9100.02
    1984Seattle MarinersALMLB25P506.0000000.0000.000.003.1100.014
    1985Calgary CannonsPCLAAA26P400.00100111.0000.300.002.8100.017
    1985Seattle MarinersALMLB26P15032.1031043.7500.200.099.3100.013
    1986Calgary CannonsPCLAAA27P1600.01100221.0000.100.0011.2100.09
    1986Seattle MarinersALMLB27P26035.21300441.0000.200.1116.0100.09
    1987Toledo Mud HensILAAA28P2800.02600881.0000.300.0020.0100.05
    1987Calgary CannonsPCLAAA28P2700.01300441.0000.100.0019.1100.05
    1988Portland BeaversPCLAAA29P3900.02200441.0000.100.0027.5100.02
    1988Minnesota TwinsALMLB29P11012.00100111.0000.100.086.8100.012
    MLB Totals - (P)61090171010.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (P)211009313010.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (P)600020497411.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (P)360014331111.0000.000.00---------
    A- Totals - (P)1000063011.0000.000.00---------
    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
    1978Minor22----------
    1979Minor24----------
    1980Minor26----------
    1981Minor13----------
    1982Minor21----------
    1983MLB4----------
    1983Minor51----------
    1984MLB5----------
    1984Minor46----------
    1985MLB15----------
    1985Minor4----------
    1986MLB26----------
    1986Minor16----------
    1987Minor55----------
    1988MLB11----------
    1988Minor39----------
    Totals378----------