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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
13
6.44.50.5861.2
1.7
5.85.00.5350.61.2
1993PIT26
24
8.410.50.445-0.6
0.2
8.010.80.427-1.0-0.1
1995BOS28
27
13.410.70.5551.6
3.0
11.610.40.5270.92.1
1996BOS29
32
14.314.80.4910.1
1.7
13.314.40.479-0.21.3
1997BOS30
35
12.813.50.486-0.2
1.4
12.212.30.4970.11.6
1998BOS31
37
12.310.60.5381.1
2.3
13.113.90.484-0.11.3
1999BOS32
49
9.39.90.485-0.3
0.8
8.18.80.479-0.30.6
2000BOS33
52
7.48.40.470-0.5
0.5
8.710.70.449-1.00.1
2001BOS34
45
9.68.80.5210.4
1.5
10.19.10.5260.51.7
2002BOS35
45
9.37.40.5580.9
2.0
9.07.30.5540.81.9
2003BOS36
35
11.09.90.5260.7
1.9
13.111.50.5311.02.4
2004BOS37
32
11.010.70.5080.5
1.7
11.211.70.4900.11.4
2005BOS38
33
13.513.20.5070.5
1.8
13.112.40.5140.61.9
2006BOS39
23
7.89.60.449-0.7
0.2
8.59.10.483-0.10.8
2007BOS40
31
11.810.80.5220.7
2.0
11.011.30.4940.11.3
2008BOS41
30
9.610.00.4890.0
1.1
10.710.60.5030.31.5
2009BOS42
21
9.28.00.5370.9
1.8
8.07.70.5080.41.2
2010BOS43
32
5.88.00.422-1.0
-0.2
8.08.90.473-0.40.6
2011BOS44
33
7.79.70.443-0.9
0.1
8.810.50.456-0.70.3
------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------
CAREER (reg. season)
629
190.8189.00.5024.5
25.5
192.2196.50.4941.523.0
------ ------ ------ ------ ------
PostSeason (career)
18
4.15.60.424 -0.14.45.70.437 0.1
------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------
COMBINED
647
195.0194.50.502
25.5
196.6202.20.494 23.0


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 1939).

Top 25 Players for Boston Red Sox since 1939, ranked by pWORL
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA pWORL
1Ted Williams344.70.00041.665.1
2Carl Yastrzemski426.50.00017.950.8
3David Ortiz216.10.00026.448.3
4Roger Clemens175.80.00028.143.4
5Dwight Evans318.10.00020.143.3
6Bobby Doerr224.50.00024.440.5
7Jim Rice281.70.00011.033.3
8Pedro J. Martinez99.10.00024.132.4
9Wade Boggs206.50.00016.030.4
10Dustin Pedroia192.60.00011.725.1
11Manny Ramirez152.50.00013.424.9
12Nomar Garciaparra138.60.00014.524.6
13Dom DiMaggio196.00.0009.624.3
14Tim Wakefield176.00.0003.923.6
15Rico Petrocelli180.40.0008.322.5
16Johnny Pesky141.00.00012.222.4
17Luis Tiant112.90.00012.421.9
18Carlton Fisk112.80.00012.821.0
19Mel Parnell113.40.00011.420.7
20Jason Varitek130.20.00010.019.7
21Vern Stephens100.20.00011.718.8
22Jon Lester93.60.0008.717.9
23Tex Hughson85.10.00010.817.8
24Fred Lynn113.40.0009.717.7
25Jackie Jensen152.00.0005.717.2


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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