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Today in Hardball Times–

The Distinctive Chone Figgins
by Dan Fox
Dan takes a look at the third baseman with speed and its relationship to the defensive spectrum.
http://www.hardballtimes.com/daily/article/the-distinctive-chone-figgins/

1) Today’s schedule–

White Sox (Jon Garland, 3.50, 24 RSAA) at Astros (Roy Oswalt, 2.94, 32 RSAA), 8:38 (White Sox lead the series, 2-0)

2) Phillies LF Pat Burrell and CF Kenny Lofton had surgery last week and are expected to be ready for spring training.

Burrell had a bone spur in his right foot removed.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   26  -15  .309  .404  .713  .403   3.94  .209  21   64    0  146  Phillies     
2004   27    9  .365  .455  .821  .556   5.96  .257  24   84    2  127  Phillies     
2005   28   28  .389  .504  .892  .626   7.25  .281  32  117    0  154  Phillies     
CAR         77  .358  .476  .834  .569   6.02  .258 159  549    5  850 
LG AVG       0  .341  .433  .775  .500   5.21  .269 100  408   52 
POS AVG     90  .363  .475  .838  .580   6.25  .275 135  479   47 

Lofton had tissue from his left knee removed.

YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   36   12  .352  .450  .801  .566   5.88  .296  12   46   30  140  Pirates/Cubs
2004   37    1  .346  .395  .741  .512   5.09  .275   3   18    7   83  Yankees      
2005   38   14  .392  .420  .811  .611   6.99  .335   2   36   22  110  Phillies     
CAR        220  .373  .425  .797  .584   6.24  .299 120  702  567 1838 
LG AVG       0  .341  .427  .768  .500   5.12  .270 215  938  133 
POS AVG     -4  .339  .420  .759  .494   5.11  .272 185  830  281 

3) The Pirates re-signed P David Williams to a 1 year, $1.4 million contract, to avoid salary arbitration.

YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2002 23   -3   4.98    9   9   43.1   33  6.85 13.71   2   5   0   3   4  Pirates      
2004 25   -1   4.42   10   6   38.2   33  7.68 10.94   2   3   0   2   3  Pirates      
2005 26   -2   4.41   25  25  138.2   88  5.71 13.18  10  11   0  10  11  Pirates      
CAREER     2   4.25   66  58  334.2  211  5.67 12.59  17  26   0  21  22 
LG AVG     0   4.27           334.2  251  6.76 12.73  19  19 

4) Today’s birthdays–

AL COWENS, 1951-2002
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
1974   22  -12  .303  .286  .589  .311   2.86  .242   1   25    5  110  Royals       
1980   28  -11  .331  .352  .684  .419   4.03  .268   6   59    6  142  Angels/Tigers
1983   31  -22  .255  .329  .584  .251   2.51  .205   7   35   10  110  Mariners     
CAR        -35  .319  .403  .722  .471   4.30  .270 108  717  120 1584 
LG AVG       0  .327  .393  .720  .500   4.41  .263 131  661  107 
POS AVG     53  .332  .417  .749  .527   4.75  .265 169  727  106 

DANNY DARWIN, 1955, AGE: 50
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
1986 30   20   3.17   39  22  184.2  120  5.85 10.58  11  10   0  13   8  Brewers/Astros
1990 34   24   2.21   48  17  162.2  109  6.03  9.46  11   4   2  11   4  Astros       
1993 37   39   3.26   34  34  229.1  130  5.10  9.73  15  11   0  17   9  Red Sox      
CAREER    72   3.84  716 371 3016.2 1942  5.79 11.65 171 182  32 191 162 
LG AVG     0   4.07          3016.2 1888  5.63 12.54 168 168 

J.J. DAVIS, 1978, AGE: 27
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   24   -3  .263  .286  .549  .136   1.86  .200   1    4    0   19  Pirates      
2004   25   -4  .225  .171  .396  .126   1.74  .143   0    3    2   25  Pirates      
2005   26   -3  .286  .231  .516  .073   1.17  .231   0    2    1   14  Nationals    
CAR        -12  .248  .217  .465  .094   1.45  .179   1    9    3   67 
LG AVG       0  .340  .431  .772  .500   5.15  .269   4   16    2 
POS AVG      2  .353  .462  .816  .556   5.83  .271   5   18    2 

JACK DOYLE, 1869-1958
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
1894   24   30  .420  .498  .917  .646  10.65  .367   3  100   42  105  Giants       
1896   26   28  .400  .421  .821  .635   8.95  .339   1  101   73  118  Orioles      
1897   27   35  .394  .448  .842  .689   8.96  .354   2   87   62  114  Orioles      
CAR        116  .351  .385  .737  .557   6.60  .299  26  924  516 1564 
LG AVG       0  .348  .374  .722  .500   5.98  .282  39  736  290 
POS AVG    -40  .342  .372  .713  .488   5.74  .280  36  786  264 

PEDRO MARTINEZ, 1971, AGE: 34
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2003 31   53   2.22   29  29  186.2  206  9.93  9.79  14   4   0  14   4  Red Sox      
2004 32   24   3.90   33  33  217    227  9.41 11.20  16   9   0  15  10  Red Sox      
2005 33   32   2.82   31  31  217    208  8.63  8.71  15   8   0  15   8  Mets         
CAREER   509   2.72  419 352 2513   2861 10.25  9.62 197  84   3 202  79 
LG AVG     0   4.45          2513   1797  6.43 13.00 141 141 

ANDY MCGAFFIGAN, 1956, AGE: 49
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
1986 29   16   2.65   48  14  142.2  104  6.56 10.79  10   5   2  10   5  Expos        
1987 30   26   2.39   69   0  120.1  100  7.48 11.22   5   2  12   5   2  Expos        
CAREER    37   3.38  363  62  833.1  610  6.59 11.70  38  33  24  40  31 
LG AVG     0   3.71           833.1  531  5.74 12.09  46  46 

RUSS MEYER, 1923-97
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
1950 26  -25   5.29   32  25  160     74  4.16 14.74   9  11   1   7  13  Phillies     
1955 31  -10   5.42   18  11   73     26  3.21 14.42   6   2   0   3   5  Dodgers      
1956 32  -16   6.21   21   9   58     29  4.50 15.52   1   6   0   2   5  Cubs/Reds
CAREER    -7   3.99  319 219 1531    672  3.95 12.71  94  73   5  83  84 
LG AVG     0   4.00          1531    696  4.09 12.69  85  85 

PETE MIKKELSEN, 1939, AGE: 66
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
CAREER     7   3.38  364   3  653    436  6.01 11.80  45  40  49  45  40 
LG AVG     0   3.56           653    424  5.84 11.84  36  36 

CLINT NAGEOTTE, 1980, AGE: 25
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
2004 23  -13   7.36   12   5   36.2   24  5.89 19.39   1   6   0   2   5  Mariners     
2005 24   -1   6.75    3   0    4      1  2.25 18.00   0   0   0   0   0  Mariners     
CAREER   -14   7.30   15   5   40.2   25  5.53 19.25   1   6   0   2   5 
LG AVG     0   4.61            40.2   29  6.42 13.10   2   2 

ROY SMALLEY, 1952, AGE: 53
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
1978   25   19  .362  .433  .796  .601   5.12  .273  19   77    2  158  Twins        
1982   29   11  .345  .413  .758  .569   5.15  .255  20   67    0  146  Twins/Yankees
1983   30   17  .357  .452  .810  .612   5.74  .275  18   62    3  130  Yankees      
CAR         21  .345  .395  .740  .507   4.71  .257 163  694   27 1653 
LG AVG       0  .328  .397  .725  .500   4.48  .264 143  699  112 
POS AVG   -118  .312  .358  .670  .416   3.78  .252  99  589   95 

BOBBY THOMSON, 1923, AGE: 82
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
1949   25   27  .355  .518  .873  .617   6.84  .309  27  109   10  156  Giants       
1951   27   40  .385  .562  .947  .691   7.78  .293  32  101    5  148  Giants       
1952   28   14  .331  .482  .813  .570   5.59  .270  24  108    5  153  Giants       
CAR         69  .332  .462  .794  .531   5.36  .270 264 1026   38 1779 
LG AVG       0  .340  .411  .751  .500   5.02  .269 167  795   62 
POS AVG     33  .342  .424  .767  .514   5.21  .273 183  807   80 

TONY TORCATO, 1979, AGE: 26
YEAR  AGE RCAA   OBA  SLG   OPS   OWP    RC/G  AVG   HR  RBI   SB   G   TEAM
2003   23   -2  .235  .250  .485  .144   1.93  .188   0    1    0   14  Giants       
2004   24    2  .583  .556 1.139  .881  16.20  .556   0    2    0   13  Giants       
2005   25   -1  .333  .273  .606  .245   2.70  .273   0    0    0   11  Giants       
CAR         -1  .346  .340  .687  .434   4.38  .298   0    3    0   43 
LG AVG       0  .340  .429  .769  .500   5.12  .268   2    6    1 
POS AVG      1  .372  .449  .821  .572   6.03  .283   2    7    1 

JOE WOOD, 1889-1985
YEAR AGE RSAA  ERA     G  GS   IP    SO   SO/9 BR/9   W   L   SV  NW  NL  TEAM
1911 21   39   2.02   44  33  276.2  231  7.51 10.18  23  17   3  28  12  Red Sox      
1912 22   59   1.91   43  38  344    258  6.75  9.44  34   5   1  29  10  Red Sox      
1915 25   22   1.49   25  16  157.1   63  3.60  9.44  15   5   2  15   5  Red Sox      
CAREER   154   2.03  225 158 1437.1  989  6.19 10.07 116  57  11 117  56 
LG AVG     0   2.97          1437.1  658  4.12 11.82  79  79 
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