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Tim Wakefield

2017 Hall of Fame Ballot Series: Tim Wakefield

The first table below presents Tim Wakefield's career as measured by Player won-lost records.

Tim Wakefield
Basic Player Won-Lost Records
Value Decomposition
Season Team Age Games pWins pLosses pWin Pct. pWOPA pWORL eWins eLosses eWin Pct. eWOPA eWORL
1992PIT25
14
6.44.50.5861.1
1.6
5.85.10.5310.51.0
1993PIT26
24
8.410.50.445-0.7
0.1
8.110.90.426-1.0-0.2
1995BOS28
27
13.410.70.5551.3
2.6
12.611.50.5230.61.9
1996BOS29
32
14.314.80.491-0.3
1.4
13.815.30.476-0.70.9
1997BOS30
35
12.713.50.486-0.4
1.2
13.013.20.495-0.11.4
1998BOS31
37
12.310.60.5380.9
2.1
11.111.90.482-0.40.8
1999BOS32
49
9.39.90.484-0.3
0.8
9.210.00.478-0.40.7
2000BOS33
52
7.48.40.470-0.5
0.5
7.18.70.449-0.80.1
2001BOS34
45
9.68.80.5210.4
1.5
9.78.70.5260.51.6
2002BOS35
45
9.37.40.5581.0
2.0
9.37.40.5540.92.0
2003BOS36
35
11.09.90.5260.5
1.7
11.09.80.5290.61.8
2004BOS37
32
11.010.70.5080.2
1.4
10.611.10.487-0.31.0
2005BOS38
33
13.613.20.5070.3
1.6
13.713.00.5120.41.7
2006BOS39
23
7.89.60.449-0.9
0.1
8.49.10.481-0.30.6
2007BOS40
31
11.810.80.5220.5
1.8
11.111.50.491-0.21.1
2008BOS41
30
9.610.00.490-0.2
0.9
9.89.80.5000.01.1
2009BOS42
21
9.28.00.5370.7
1.6
8.78.50.5050.11.0
2010BOS43
32
5.88.00.422-1.0
-0.3
6.57.30.472-0.40.4
2011BOS44
33
7.79.70.443-1.0
-0.1
7.99.50.455-0.80.1
------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------
CAREER (reg. season)
630
190.8188.90.5021.7
22.6
187.2192.40.493-1.819.1
------ ------ ------ ------ ------
PostSeason (career)
18
4.15.60.424 -0.24.45.70.437 -0.0
------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------
COMBINED
648
194.9194.50.502
22.5
191.6198.10.493 19.1


This is Tim Wakefield's first year appearing on a Hall-of-Fame ballot.

Tim Wakefield started more games (430) and pitched more innings (3,006) than any other pitcher in Boston Red Sox history. Wakefield is third in Red Sox history in traditional pitcher wins with 186.

The next table shows the top 25 players in pWins over Replacement Level over all seasons for which I have complete play-by-play data (since 1937).

Top 25 Players for Boston Red Sox since 1937, ranked by pWORL
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA pWORL
1Ted Williams368.90.00044.469.7
2Carl Yastrzemski426.40.00017.850.7
3David Ortiz215.40.00026.448.3
4Bobby Doerr259.90.00026.845.6
5Dwight Evans317.60.00019.743.0
6Roger Clemens175.80.00025.540.7
7Jim Rice281.70.00010.733.0
8Pedro J. Martinez99.10.00022.630.9
9Wade Boggs206.60.00015.730.1
10Dustin Pedroia192.90.00011.525.0
11Nomar Garciaparra138.70.00014.424.5
12Manny Ramirez152.10.00012.924.4
13Dom DiMaggio195.80.0009.524.2
14Rico Petrocelli180.90.0008.522.7
15Johnny Pesky141.30.00012.222.5
16Carlton Fisk112.80.00012.721.0
17Tim Wakefield175.90.0001.320.9
18Luis Tiant112.90.00011.320.7
19Mel Parnell113.20.00010.720.0
20Jason Varitek129.80.0009.819.5
21Vern Stephens100.40.00011.718.8
22Bob Stanley98.90.0008.218.6
23Fred Lynn113.50.0009.717.6
24Tex Hughson85.00.00010.617.5
25Jackie Jensen151.90.0005.717.2


Considering the players who have played for the Boston Red Sox over this time period, that's a pretty respectable showing for Tim Wakefield.

2017 Hall of Fame Ballot Series




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