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Jake Westbrook #1AS-1AW-2WS-1

+ Played between 1996-2013 Reached MLB Status: Retired
Biography Data
Positions: P-451
Proper Name: Jacob Cauthen Westbrook
Born: September 29, 1977 (37.208)
Place Athens, Georgia
Height/Weight: 6-3 / 200 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Madison County (Danielsville,GA)
College:
Drafted: 1996 -- 1st round (21st overall) by Colorado Rockies (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:June 17,2000 (22.261)
TBC Player ID:278
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2014-02-15 - Announced retirement More
Prospect Ranks:[2001]CLE #7 [2000]MON #4 NYA #10 [1999]MON #8 [1997]MLB #75 COL #6
Recent Contract:Signed to 2-year contract for 2011-2012 ($16.5m) by St. Louis Cardinals. Mutual option for 2013
Organizations:COL, MON, NYA, CLE, SLN
Signed by:Steve Payne
Pitch Repertoire Sinker (58.35%) -- Slider (12.35%) -- Curveball (10.14%) -- Changeup (10.14%) -- Fastball (5.41%) -- Cutter (2.15%) -- Splitter (1.46%)
Fastball Velocity: [2012] - 90.39 - [2011] - 89.92 - [2010] - 90.02
Scouting Scores
control k-rating efficiency vsPower
51 25 46 73


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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2014MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2014-02-15SPRMLBAnnounced retirement---
    2013
    2013-11-01SPFAMLBDeclared free agency---
    2013-09-06St. Louis CardinalsSPActive-MLBSt. Louis CardinalsMLBActivated from DL40man
    2013-08-23St. Louis CardinalsSPDL-15St. Louis CardinalsMLBDL-15 Lower back strain40man
    2013-06-14St. Louis CardinalsSP-RPActive-MLBSt. Louis CardinalsMLBActivated from DL40man
    2013-06-09St. Louis CardinalsSPMinorsPeoriaAAssigned to Peoria (A)40man
    2013-06-05St. Louis CardinalsSPDL-15SpringfieldAAAssigned to Springfield (AA) for rehab40man
    2013-05-12St. Louis CardinalsSPDL-15St. Louis CardinalsMLBDL-15 Right elbow inflammation40man
    2012
    2012-05-07St. Louis CardinalsSPActive-MLBSt. Louis CardinalsMLB40man
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Cardinals
    Granted free agency
    Traded by Indians to Cardinals as part of 3-team trade
    Signed by Indians (3-year extension)
    Signed by Indians (2-years + club option)
    Traded by Yankees with RHP Zach Day to Indians completing trade in which Indians sent OF David Justice to Yankees for OF Ricky Ledee and two players to be named (June 29 2000)
    Traded by Yankees with Zach Day and Ricky Ledee to Indians for Dave Justice.
    Traded by Expos with Christian Parker and Ted Lilly to Yankees for Hideki Irabu.
    Traded by Rockies with RHP John Nicholson and OF Mark Hamlin to Expos for 2B Mike Lansing
    Traded by Rockies with John Nicholson and Mark Hamlin to Expos for Mike Lansing.
    signed
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Colorado Rockies in 1st round (21st overall) of 1996 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2013St. Louis Cardinals$ 8,750,000114588$ 490,000$ 3,003,067
    2012St. Louis Cardinals$ 8,500,000102689$ 480,000$ 2,952,482
    2011St. Louis Cardinals$ 8,000,000101789$ 414,000$ 2,722,607
    2010St. Louis Cardinals$ 11,000,00070593$ 400,000$ 2,812,5942010-11-16 - Signed to 2-year contract for 2011-2012 ($16.5m) Mutual option for 2013
    2010Cleveland Indians$ 11,000,00070293$ 400,000$ 2,812,5942010-11-16 - Signed to 2-year contract for 2011-2012 ($16.5m) Mutual option for 2013
    2008Cleveland Indians$ 10,000,00074292$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    2007Cleveland Indians$ 6,100,000131384$ 380,000$ 2,459,7372007-04-15 - Signed to 3-year contract for 2008-2010 ($33m)
    2006Cleveland Indians$ 4,250,000172479$ 327,000$ 2,365,0722006-10-03 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2007-2007 ($6.1m)
    2005Cleveland Indians$ 2,900,000242574$ 300,000$ 2,189,0552005-01-25 - Signed to 2-year contract for 2005-2006 ($7.15m) Club option for 2007
    2004Cleveland Indians$ 925,000370859$ 300,000$ 2,070,100
    2003Cleveland Indians$ 305,5006572119$ 300,000$ 2,163,527
    2002Cleveland Indians$ 217,0007112822$ 200,000$ 2,011,045
    2001Cleveland Indians$ 200,000771320$ 200,000$ 1,897,758
    2000New York Yankees$ 175,000795350$ 200,000$ 1,394,248

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