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Karl Best  

Karl Best  

Played: 1978-1988 ... MLB: 1983-1988

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Proper Name:
Kark Jori Best
High Level:
MLB (1983-1988)
pos:
p (378)
Height:
6-4
Weight:
210
Bats:
Right
Throws:
Right
Born:
age:
63.154
place:
Drafted:
Seattle Mariners  -  1977  -  12 - 312 (June-Reg)more
draft posit:
p
MLB Debut:
TBC#:
8786
MLBAM ID:
Retrosheet:
Strikeouts
76
Walks
31
Hittable
65
SO/BB
51
vsPower
65
Hitting
0
Durability
56
Team
.486
Player Notes:  
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Pitching Statistics
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year team name league level org age   # role   w   l   g gs cg sh gr gf sv ip   h   r er hr bb so wp bk hb era whip h9 hr9 bb9 so9 ra9 so/bb
1978 Bellingham Mariners Nwst A- sea 19 -- Starter 3 3 10 9 0 0 1 0 0 54.0 58 32 30 7 32 47 8 0 4 5.00 1.67 9.67 1.17 5.33 7.83 5.33 1.47
1978 Stockton Mariners Calif A+ sea 19 -- St/Rel 1 5 12 6 1 1 6 0 0 40.0 42 37 21 4 33 32 5 0 1 4.73 1.88 9.45 0.90 7.42 7.20 8.33 0.97
1979 Alexandria Mariners Caro A+ sea 20 -- Starter 8 11 24 24 8 0 0 0 0 167.0 150 74 60 6 85 108 10 0 8 3.23 1.41 8.08 0.32 4.58 5.82 3.99 1.27
1980 Lynn Sailors East AA sea 21 -- Starter 9 14 26 26 5 0 0 0 0 154.0 144 116 95 10 106 92 8 0 4 5.55 1.62 8.42 0.58 6.19 5.38 6.78 0.87
1981 Lynn Sailors East AA sea 22 -- Starter 4 4 13 13 1 1 0 0 0 71.0 73 37 30 7 31 50 2 0 1 3.80 1.46 9.25 0.89 3.93 6.34 4.69 1.61
1982 Lynn Sailors East AA sea 23 -- Starter 9 4 21 21 9 2 0 0 0 138.1 104 63 53 8 90 125 6 0 4 3.45 1.40 6.77 0.52 5.86 8.13 4.10 1.39
1983 Salt Lake Gulls PCL AAA sea 24 -- Rel/St 7 4 51 1 0 0 50 12 2 84.0 86 51 45 10 64 108 8 0 3 4.82 1.79 9.21 1.07 6.86 11.57 5.46 1.69
1983 Seattle Mariners AL MLB sea 24 39 Reliever 0 1 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 5.1 14 9 8 2 5 3 1 0 2 13.50 3.56 23.63 3.38 8.44 5.06 15.19 0.60
1984 Salt Lake Gulls PCL AAA sea 25 -- Reliever 6 5 46 0 0 0 46 26 8 76.0 69 52 44 7 55 77 5 0 2 5.21 1.63 8.17 0.83 6.51 9.12 6.16 1.40
1984 Seattle Mariners AL MLB sea 25 39 Reliever 1 1 5 0 0 0 5 2 0 6.0 7 2 2 0 0 6 0 0 0 3.00 1.17 10.50 0.00 0.00 9.00 3.00 --
1985 Calgary Cannons PCL AAA sea 26 -- Reliever 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 2 0 5.1 2 1 0 0 4 8 0 0 0 0.00 1.13 3.38 0.00 6.75 13.50 1.69 2.00
1985 Seattle Mariners AL MLB sea 26 39 Closer 2 1 15 0 0 0 15 7 4 32.1 25 9 7 1 6 32 0 0 1 1.95 0.96 6.96 0.28 1.67 8.91 2.51 5.33
1986 Calgary Cannons PCL AAA sea 27 -- Reliever 0 1 16 0 0 0 16 12 1 17.0 16 6 3 1 12 20 1 0 0 1.59 1.65 8.47 0.53 6.35 10.59 3.18 1.67
1986 Seattle Mariners AL MLB sea 27 39 Reliever 2 3 26 0 0 0 26 15 1 35.2 35 19 16 3 21 23 2 1 1 4.04 1.57 8.83 0.76 5.30 5.80 4.79 1.10
1987 Calgary Cannons PCL AAA sea 28 -- Reliever 2 6 27 0 0 0 27 17 5 37.1 34 23 18 5 27 35 4 0 0 4.34 1.63 8.20 1.21 6.51 8.44 5.54 1.30
1987 Toledo Mud Hens IL AAA det 28 -- Closer 3 5 28 0 0 0 28 23 10 40.1 34 12 12 1 19 43 2 0 0 2.68 1.31 7.59 0.22 4.24 9.60 2.68 2.26
1988 Portland Beavers PCL AAA min 29 -- Closer 0 3 39 0 0 0 39 34 21 41.2 36 22 20 6 17 34 1 0 0 4.32 1.27 7.78 1.30 3.67 7.34 4.75 2.00
1988 Minnesota Twins AL MLB min 29 38 Reliever 0 0 11 0 0 0 11 8 0 12.0 15 9 8 1 7 9 0 1 0 6.00 1.83 11.25 0.75 5.25 6.75 6.75 1.29
1978 A+ / A- Total -- SEA -- -- St/Rel 4 8 22 15 1 1 7 0 0 94.0 100 69 51 11 65 79 13 0 5 4.88 1.76 9.57 1.05 6.22 7.56 6.61 1.22
1979 A+ Total -- SEA -- -- Starter 8 11 24 24 8 0 0 0 0 167.0 150 74 60 6 85 108 10 0 8 3.23 1.41 8.08 0.32 4.58 5.82 3.99 1.27
1980 AA Total -- SEA -- -- Starter 9 14 26 26 5 0 0 0 0 154.0 144 116 95 10 106 92 8 0 4 5.55 1.62 8.42 0.58 6.19 5.38 6.78 0.87
1981 AA Total -- SEA -- -- Starter 4 4 13 13 1 1 0 0 0 71.0 73 37 30 7 31 50 2 0 1 3.80 1.46 9.25 0.89 3.93 6.34 4.69 1.61
1982 AA Total -- SEA -- -- Starter 9 4 21 21 9 2 0 0 0 138.1 104 63 53 8 90 125 6 0 4 3.45 1.40 6.77 0.52 5.86 8.13 4.10 1.39
1983 AAA Total -- SEA -- -- Rel/St 7 4 51 1 0 0 50 12 2 84.0 86 51 45 10 64 108 8 0 3 4.82 1.79 9.21 1.07 6.86 11.57 5.46 1.69
1983 MLB Total -- SEA -- -- Reliever 0 1 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 5.1 14 9 8 2 5 3 1 0 2 13.50 3.56 23.63 3.38 8.44 5.06 15.19 0.60
1984 AAA Total -- SEA -- -- Reliever 6 5 46 0 0 0 46 26 8 76.0 69 52 44 7 55 77 5 0 2 5.21 1.63 8.17 0.83 6.51 9.12 6.16 1.40
1984 MLB Total -- SEA -- -- Reliever 1 1 5 0 0 0 5 2 0 6.0 7 2 2 0 0 6 0 0 0 3.00 1.17 10.50 0.00 0.00 9.00 3.00 --
1985 AAA Total -- SEA -- -- Reliever 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 2 0 5.1 2 1 0 0 4 8 0 0 0 0.00 1.13 3.38 0.00 6.75 13.50 1.69 2.00
1985 MLB Total -- SEA -- -- Closer 2 1 15 0 0 0 15 7 4 32.1 25 9 7 1 6 32 0 0 1 1.95 0.96 6.96 0.28 1.67 8.91 2.51 5.33
1986 AAA Total -- SEA -- -- Reliever 0 1 16 0 0 0 16 12 1 17.0 16 6 3 1 12 20 1 0 0 1.59 1.65 8.47 0.53 6.35 10.59 3.18 1.67
1986 MLB Total -- SEA -- -- Reliever 2 3 26 0 0 0 26 15 1 35.2 35 19 16 3 21 23 2 1 1 4.04 1.57 8.83 0.76 5.30 5.80 4.79 1.10
1987 AAA Total -- SEA,DET -- -- Closer 5 11 55 0 0 0 55 40 15 77.2 68 35 30 6 46 78 6 0 0 3.48 1.47 7.88 0.70 5.33 9.04 4.06 1.70
1988 AAA Total -- MIN -- -- Closer 0 3 39 0 0 0 39 34 21 41.2 36 22 20 6 17 34 1 0 0 4.32 1.27 7.78 1.30 3.67 7.34 4.75 2.00
1988 MLB Total -- MIN -- -- Reliever 0 0 11 0 0 0 11 8 0 12.0 15 9 8 1 7 9 0 1 0 6.00 1.83 11.25 0.75 5.25 6.75 6.75 1.29
Total MLB (5 yrs) -- MLB -- -- -- -- 5 6 61 0 0 0 61 32 5 91.1 96 48 41 7 39 73 3 2 4 4.04 1.48 9.46 0.69 3.84 7.19 4.73 1.87
Total Minors (11 yrs) -- Minors -- -- -- -- 52 65 317 100 24 4 217 126 47 926.0 848 526 431 72 575 779 60 0 27 4.19 1.54 8.24 0.70 5.59 7.57 5.11 1.35
Total AL (5 yrs) -- AL -- -- -- -- 5 6 61 0 0 0 61 32 5 91.1 96 48 41 7 39 73 3 2 4 4.04 1.48 9.46 0.69 3.84 7.19 4.73 1.87
Total AAA (6 yrs) -- AAA -- -- -- -- 18 24 211 1 0 0 210 126 47 301.2 277 167 142 30 198 325 21 0 5 4.24 1.57 8.26 0.90 5.91 9.70 4.98 1.64
Total AA (3 yrs) -- AA -- -- -- -- 22 22 60 60 15 3 0 0 0 363.1 321 216 178 25 227 267 16 0 9 4.41 1.51 7.95 0.62 5.62 6.61 5.35 1.18
Total A+ (2 yrs) -- A+ -- -- -- -- 9 16 36 30 9 1 6 0 0 207.0 192 111 81 10 118 140 15 0 9 3.52 1.50 8.35 0.43 5.13 6.09 4.83 1.19
Total A- (1 yrs) -- A- -- -- -- -- 3 3 10 9 0 0 1 0 0 54.0 58 32 30 7 32 47 8 0 4 5.00 1.67 9.67 1.17 5.33 7.83 5.33 1.47
Fielding Statistics
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year team name league level mlb age pos   g gs inn po   a   e dp tc tsc sb cs sb% fpct rfg rfi rf9i tm shr pl shr tm rk
1978 Stockton Mariners Calif A+ sea 19 p 12 0 0.0 5 6 0 0 11 11 0 0 -- 1.000 0.9 -- -- 8.6 100.0 9
1978 Bellingham Mariners Nwst A- sea 19 p 10 0 0.0 0 6 3 0 9 6 0 0 -- .667 0.6 -- -- 14.1 100.0 11
1979 Alexandria Mariners Caro A+ sea 20 p 24 0 0.0 9 27 1 1 37 36 0 0 -- .973 1.5 -- -- 17.6 100.0 5
1980 Lynn Sailors East AA sea 21 p 26 0 0.0 6 22 1 2 29 28 0 0 -- .966 1.1 -- -- 19.0 100.0 5
1981 Lynn Sailors East AA sea 22 p 13 0 0.0 5 11 4 1 20 16 0 0 -- .800 1.2 -- -- 9.4 100.0 10
1982 Lynn Sailors East AA sea 23 p 21 0 0.0 9 16 2 1 27 25 0 0 -- .926 1.2 -- -- 15.1 100.0 10
1983 Seattle Mariners AL MLB sea 24 p 4 0 5.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- .000 0.0 0.00 0.00 2.5 100.0 14
1983 Salt Lake Gulls PCL AAA sea 24 p 51 0 0.0 1 9 1 0 11 10 0 0 -- .909 0.2 -- -- 35.9 100.0 2
1984 Seattle Mariners AL MLB sea 25 p 5 0 6.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- .000 0.0 0.00 0.00 3.1 100.0 14
1984 Salt Lake Gulls PCL AAA sea 25 p 46 0 0.0 2 9 2 0 13 11 0 0 -- .846 0.2 -- -- 32.9 100.0 2
1985 Seattle Mariners AL MLB sea 26 p 15 0 32.1 0 3 1 0 4 3 0 0 -- .750 0.2 0.09 0.84 9.3 100.0 13
1985 Calgary Cannons PCL AAA sea 26 p 4 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 -- 1.000 0.3 -- -- 2.8 100.0 17
1986 Seattle Mariners AL MLB sea 27 p 26 0 35.2 1 3 0 0 4 4 0 0 -- 1.000 0.2 0.11 1.02 16.0 100.0 9
1986 Calgary Cannons PCL AAA sea 27 p 16 0 0.0 1 1 0 0 2 2 0 0 -- 1.000 0.1 -- -- 11.2 100.0 9
1987 Calgary Cannons PCL AAA sea 28 p 27 0 0.0 1 3 0 0 4 4 0 0 -- 1.000 0.1 -- -- 19.1 100.0 5
1987 Toledo Mud Hens IL AAA det 28 p 28 0 0.0 2 6 0 0 8 8 0 0 -- 1.000 0.3 -- -- 20.0 100.0 5
1988 Minnesota Twins AL MLB min 29 p 11 0 12.0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 -- 1.000 0.1 0.08 0.75 6.8 100.0 12
1988 Portland Beavers PCL AAA min 29 p 39 0 0.0 2 2 0 0 4 4 0 0 -- 1.000 0.1 -- -- 27.5 100.0 2
Total MLB (5 yrs) -- MLB -- -- p 61 0 90 1 7 1 0 9 8 0 0 -- .889 0.1 0.09 0.80 -- -- --
Total AAA (6 yrs) -- AAA -- -- p 211 0 0 9 31 3 0 43 40 0 0 -- .930 0.2 -- -- -- -- --
Total AA (3 yrs) -- AA -- -- p 60 0 0 20 49 7 4 76 69 0 0 -- .908 1.2 -- -- -- -- --
Total A+ (2 yrs) -- A+ -- -- p 36 0 0 14 33 1 1 48 47 0 0 -- .979 1.3 -- -- -- -- --
Total A- (1 yrs) -- A- -- -- p 10 0 0 0 6 3 0 9 6 0 0 -- .667 0.6 -- -- -- -- --
Yearly Positional Grid
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year category pos p pos c pos 1b pos 2b pos 3b pos ss pos lf pos cf pos rf pos of pos dh
1978 Minor 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1979 Minor 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1980 Minor 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1981 Minor 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1982 Minor 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983 Minor 51 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983 MLB 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 Minor 46 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 MLB 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1985 Minor 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1985 MLB 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1986 Minor 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1986 MLB 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1987 Minor 55 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1988 Minor 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1988 MLB 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0