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Full Name: Robert Joe Wickman Primary Position: P
Height/Weight: 6' 1"/207 First Game: August 24, 1992
Birthdate: February 6, 1969 MLB Experience: 14 years
Birthplace: Green Bay, Wisconsin
Bat/Throw: Right/Right


Biography

Born on February 6, 1969 in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Bob Wickman (Robert Joe Wickman) played for the New York Yankees, Milwaukee Brewers, Cleveland Indians and Atlanta Braves over the course of his 14 year career. Wickman broke into the bigs on August 24, 1992 with the New York Yankees, and put up a 4.11 ERA in 50.1 innings pitched in 1992, his rookie year.

Most people believe that Bob Wickman's best season was 2001, when he posted a 2.39 ERA, notched 32 saves and struck out 66 batters.

Scouting Report

Wickman is known amongst the fans of teams for which he has closed as having a tendency to make every save interesting. Many fans have joked that they might as well just start off the inning by automatically putting the first two runners on base to save time.

Statistics

Pitching Stats

Year Team G GS W L ERA K R ER CG SHO SV IP H HR BB IB WP HBP
1992 NY A 8 8 6 1 4.11 21 25 23 0 0 0 50.1 51 2 20 0 3 2
1993 NY A 41 19 14 4 4.63 70 82 72 1 1 4 140 156 13 69 7 2 5
1994 NY A 53 0 5 4 3.09 56 26 24 0 0 6 70 54 3 27 3 2 1
1995 NY A 63 1 2 4 4.05 51 38 36 0 0 1 80 77 6 33 3 2 5
1996 NY A 58 0 4 1 4.67 61 41 41 0 0 0 79 94 7 34 1 3 5
1996 MIL A 12 0 3 0 3.24 14 9 6 0 0 0 16.2 12 3 10 2 1 0
1996 TOT A 70 0 7 1 4.42 75 50 47 0 0 0 95.2 106 10 44 3 4 5
1997 MIL A 74 0 7 6 2.73 78 32 29 0 0 1 95.2 89 8 41 7 8 3
1998 MIL N 72 0 6 9 3.72 71 38 34 0 0 25 82.1 79 5 39 2 1 4
1999 MIL N 71 0 3 8 3.39 60 31 28 0 0 37 74.1 75 6 38 6 2 2
2000 MIL N 43 0 2 2 2.93 44 18 15 0 0 16 46 37 1 20 2 2 1
2000 CLE A 26 0 1 3 3.38 11 12 10 0 0 14 26.2 27 0 12 3 0 0
2000 Total 69 0 3 5 3.10 55 30 25 0 0 30 72.2 64 1 32 5 2 1
2001 CLE A 70 0 5 0 2.39 66 18 18 0 0 32 67.2 61 4 14 2 2 2
2002 CLE A 36 0 1 3 4.46 36 22 17 0 0 20 34.1 42 3 10 0 0 1
2004 CLE A 30 0 0 2 4.25 26 14 14 0 0 13 29.2 33 4 10 0 0 2
2005 CLE A 64 0 0 4 2.47 41 17 17 0 0 45 62 57 9 21 3 0 1
2006 CLE A 29 0 1 4 4.18 17 15 13 0 0 15 28 29 1 11 0 1 1
2006 ATL N 28 0 0 2 1.04 25 7 3 0 0 18 26 24 1 2 0 0 0
2006 Total 57 0 1 6 2.67 42 22 16 0 0 33 54 53 2 13 0 1 1
Total NL 214 0 11 21 3.15 200 94 80 0 0 96 228.2 215 13 99 10 5 7
Total AL 564 28 49 36 3.69 548 351 320 1 1 151 780 782 63 312 31 24 28
Total 778 28 60 57 3.57 748 445 400 1 1 247 1008.2 997 76 411 41 29 35

Fielding Stats

Year Team POS G GS INN PO A ERR DP TP PB SB CS PkO AVG
1992 NY A P 8 8 50.1 4 6 0 3 0 0 8 1 1 1.000
1993 NY A P 41 19 140 7 19 2 1 0 1 20 9 0 .929
1994 NY A P 53 0 70 3 7 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 1.000
1995 NY A P 63 1 80 4 13 1 1 0 2 9 0 0 .944
1996 NY A P 58 0 79 5 23 0 2 0 1 12 2 1 1.000
1996 MIL A P 12 0 16.2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1996 TOT A P 70 0 95.2 6 24 0 2 0 1 12 2 1 1.000
1997 MIL A P 74 0 95.2 6 14 0 4 0 3 15 4 0 1.000
1998 MIL N P 72 0 82.1 10 13 2 1 0 0 8 1 0 .920
1999 MIL N P 71 0 74.1 6 15 4 2 0 0 6 0 0 .840
2000 MIL N P 43 0 46 2 9 0 2 0 0 5 0 0 1.000
2000 CLE A P 26 0 26.2 1 5 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.000
2000 Total P 69 0 72.2 3 14 0 2 0 0 6 1 0 1.000
2001 CLE A P 70 0 67.2 8 8 0 0 0 1 2 3 0 1.000
2002 CLE A P 36 0 34.1 1 3 1 0 0 2 4 0 0 .800
2004 CLE A P 30 0 29.2 3 3 0 1 0 1 6 0 0 1.000
2005 CLE A P 64 0 62 7 5 2 1 0 0 11 0 0 .857
2006 CLE A P 29 0 28 3 2 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 .833
2006 ATL N P 28 0 26 0 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .800
2006 Total P 57 0 54 3 6 2 1 0 0 4 0 0 .818
Total P 778 28 1008.2 71 150 14 19 0 12 113 22 2 .940

Batting Stats

Year Team G AB R H HR RBI AVG OBP SLG 2B 3B BB SO HBP SH SB IBB GDP
1992 NY A 8 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1993 NY A 41 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1994 NY A 53 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1995 NY A 63 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1996 NY A 58 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1996 MIL A 12 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1996 TOT A 70 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1997 MIL A 74 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1998 MIL N 72 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1999 MIL N 71 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2000 MIL N 43 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2000 CLE A 26 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2000 Total 69 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2001 CLE A 70 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002 CLE A 36 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 CLE A 30 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005 CLE A 64 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006 CLE A 29 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006 ATL N 28 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006 Total 57 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total NL 214 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total AL 564 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 778 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Transactions

  • Selected by Chicago White Sox in the 2nd round of the free-agent draft (June 4, 1990 - signed June 6, 1990).
  • Traded by Chicago White Sox with Melido Perez and Domingo Jean to New York Yankees in exchange for Steve Sax (January 10, 1992).
  • Traded by New York Yankees with Gerald Williams to Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for Pat Listach, Graeme Lloyd and a player to be named later (August 23, 1996); New York Yankees received Ricky Bones (August 29, 1996); Pat Listach returned to Milwaukee Brewers (October 2, 1996).
  • Traded by Milwaukee Brewers with Steve Woodard and Jason Bere to Cleveland Indians in exchange for Paul Rigdon, Richie Sexson, Kane Davis and a player to be named later (July 28, 2000); Milwaukee Brewers received Marco Scutaro (August 30, 2000).
  • Granted free agency (October 29, 2004).
  • Signed by Cleveland Indians (November 24, 2004).
  • Granted free agency (October 27, 2005).
  • Signed by Cleveland Indians (December 7, 2005).
  • Traded by Cleveland Indians to Atlanta Braves in exchange for Max Ramirez (July 20, 2006).

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