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Michael Wuertz
Birthdate: 12/15/1978 (35 y, 7 m, 16 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-3/212     Position: P
Drafted: 1997 June Amateur Draft - Round: 11, Pick: 10, Overall: 334, Team: Chicago Cubs
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RotoWire News: Wuertz was released by the Marlins on Friday, MLB.com reports (3/8/2013)



SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2004Cubs10131029.09.315.281.24.24774.9 %27.4 %10.3 %4.344.534.650.0
2005Cubs62075075.210.594.760.71.29369.9 %42.9 %8.1 %3.813.283.601.1
2006Cubs (AAA)601030041.214.471.940.43.31580.7 %  1.731.44  
2006Cubs31041040.29.303.541.11.27084.4 %53.6 %15.2 %2.663.933.480.4
2007Cubs23073072.19.834.351.00.29578.6 %44.0 %10.3 %3.483.943.860.7
2007Cubs000201.210.805.400.00.000100.0 %66.7 %0.0 %0.002.643.39 
2008Cubs (AAA)01417020.013.056.300.90.26878.5 %  3.604.00  
2008Cubs11045044.26.044.030.81.29670.2 %45.6 %10.0 %3.634.304.310.2
2009Athletics61474078.211.672.630.69.26675.1 %45.5 %8.5 %2.632.372.572.3
2010Athletics (A+)000223.09.000.000.00.333100.0 %  0.001.75  
2010Athletics (AAA)000434.25.795.790.00.286100.0 %  0.004.87  
2010Athletics23648039.29.084.761.36.27973.5 %41.3 %14.3 %4.314.623.94-0.1
2011Athletics (A+)000424.015.759.002.25.58347.2 %  15.756.70  
2011Athletics (AAA)000313.015.006.000.00.42940.0 %  9.002.45  
2011Athletics00039033.28.556.951.34.32768.4 %43.9 %13.9 %6.685.464.87-0.5
Total- - -2111114260414.19.644.300.96.28674.1 %43.8 %10.7 %3.713.793.724.0
Postseason- - -000201.210.805.400.00.000100.0 %66.7 %0.0 %0.002.643.39 


SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2004Cubs104.343100011029.0124221414417102130
2005Cubs623.8175000018375.2319603632640707089
2006Cubs (AAA)601.733000010  41.21683010829113067
2006Cubs312.664100006140.2175351412516211042
2007Cubs233.487300008072.1312643028835606079
2007Cubs000.0020000 01.270000100102
2008Cubs (AAA)013.60170004  20.0861388214204029
2008Cubs113.634500003344.2189442318420202030
2009Athletics612.6374000423278.23045225236231060102
2010Athletics (A+)000.0022000  3.0123000000003
2010Athletics (AAA)000.0043000  4.2214000301003
2010Athletics234.3148000611039.2171352119621506040
2011Athletics (A+)0015.7542000  4.0248771400007
2011Athletics (AAA)009.0031000  3.0143330200005
2011Athletics006.683900003133.2162372525526410032
Total- - -21113.71426000117310414.1175634918817144198282301444
Postseason- - -000.0020000 01.270000100102

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2004Cubs9.315.281.761.2424.2 %13.7 %10.5 %.2061.34.24774.9 %1001024.53
2004Average6.603.361.961.1316.9 %8.6 %8.3 %.2611.40.29371.4 %  4.62
2005Cubs10.594.762.230.7127.9 %12.5 %15.4 %.2151.32.29369.9 %87753.28
2005Average6.383.172.021.0416.5 %8.2 %8.3 %.2601.37.29271.6 %  4.47
2006Cubs (AAA)14.471.947.440.4339.9 %5.4 %34.5 %.1900.94.31580.7 %  1.44
2006Cubs9.303.542.631.1124.0 %9.1 %14.9 %.2221.25.27084.4 %57843.93
2006Average6.593.302.001.1216.8 %8.4 %8.4 %.2651.41.29870.9 %  4.58
2007Cubs9.834.352.261.0025.3 %11.2 %14.1 %.2311.37.29578.6 %76843.94
2007Cubs10.805.402.000.0028.6 %14.3 %14.3 %.0000.60.000100.0 %0562.64
2007Average6.673.332.001.0317.1 %8.5 %8.6 %.2631.41.29970.7 %  4.43
2008Cubs (AAA)13.056.302.070.9033.7 %16.3 %17.4 %.1811.35.26878.5 %  4.00
2008Cubs6.044.031.500.8115.9 %10.6 %5.3 %.2601.43.29670.2 %80944.30
2008Average6.833.392.011.0117.5 %8.7 %8.8 %.2591.39.29671.4 %  4.39
2009Athletics11.672.634.430.6933.6 %7.6 %26.0 %.1850.95.26675.1 %61562.37
2009Average6.993.462.021.0518.0 %8.9 %9.1 %.2581.39.29571.9 %  4.42
2010Athletics (A+)9.000.003.000.0025.0 %0.0 %25.0 %.2501.00.333100.0 %  1.75
2010Athletics (AAA)5.795.791.000.0014.3 %14.3 %0.0 %.2351.50.286100.0 %  4.87
2010Athletics9.084.761.901.3623.4 %12.3 %11.1 %.2331.41.27973.5 %1071144.62
2010Average7.133.282.170.9618.5 %8.5 %10.0 %.2531.35.29372.2 %  4.20
2011Athletics (A+)15.759.001.752.2529.2 %16.7 %12.5 %.4003.00.58347.2 %  6.70
2011Athletics (AAA)15.006.002.500.0035.7 %14.3 %21.4 %.2501.67.42940.0 %  2.45
2011Athletics8.556.951.231.3419.8 %16.1 %3.7 %.2741.87.32768.4 %1691395.46
2011Average7.133.112.300.9418.6 %8.1 %10.5 %.2511.32.29172.5 %  4.12
Total- - -9.644.302.240.9625.3 %11.3 %14.0 %.2241.32.28674.1 %86873.79
Postseason- - -10.805.402.000.0028.6 %14.3 %14.3 %.0000.60.000100.0 %0562.64

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2004Cubs0.5119.2 %27.4 %53.4 %10.3 %10.3 %5.0 %0.0 %4.191064.65
2005Cubs1.0716.8 %42.9 %40.2 %5.4 %8.1 %8.9 %33.3 %3.28853.60
2006Cubs1.7916.4 %53.6 %30.0 %12.1 %15.2 %8.5 %0.0 %3.30773.48
2007Cubs1.0815.2 %44.0 %40.8 %12.8 %10.3 %7.1 %0.0 %3.55863.86
2007Cubs2.000.0 %66.7 %33.3 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %3.50753.39
2008Cubs1.5525.0 %45.6 %29.4 %7.5 %10.0 %3.2 %33.3 %4.361004.31
2009Athletics1.1314.2 %45.5 %40.3 %11.3 %8.5 %11.3 %0.0 %2.14592.57
2010Athletics1.0218.3 %41.3 %40.4 %16.7 %14.3 %9.3 %16.7 %3.71943.94
2011Athletics1.1919.4 %43.9 %36.7 %5.6 %13.9 %4.7 %40.0 %4.631204.87
Total- - -1.1417.6 %43.8 %38.5 %10.2 %10.7 %7.7 %15.0 %3.45863.72
Postseason- - -2.000.0 %66.7 %33.3 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %3.50753.39

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2004Cubs20391441407206312518
2005Cubs7974314762395337951328
2006Cubs593318456024248428676
2007Cubs84782910670214277271154
2007Cubs21000103131730
2008Cubs624034323128276455731
2009Athletics8071258930684807991279
2010Athletics434219746120268402670
2011Athletics433619225210284370654
Total- - -4704131894236406217272242887010
Postseason- - -21000103131730

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2004Cubs0.35-1.121.471.500.160.600.700.750.70200.250.3362
2005Cubs0.31-5.515.825.200.501.061.181.331.31630.46-0.171914
2006Cubs0.17-2.833.002.700.200.961.121.241.05370.49-0.32117
2007Cubs0.08-4.464.5411.031.070.850.900.901.17540.19-0.091512
2007Cubs0.01-0.070.090.760.070.810.830.830.4520.03-0.0200
2008Cubs-0.16-3.363.200.020.031.031.071.111.1232-0.06-0.0968
2009Athletics3.05-4.547.5925.582.541.251.301.341.18652.230.21289
2010Athletics0.35-3.433.782.860.341.161.281.321.6934-0.410.71127
2011Athletics-0.29-2.342.05-14.31-1.460.860.780.950.9932-0.650.3186
Total- - -3.86-27.5931.4534.583.391.001.081.151.193372.501.3610565
Postseason- - -0.01-0.070.090.760.070.810.830.830.4520.03-0.0200

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2004Cubs54.8% (90.4)27.0% (84.3) 2.4% (81.0)14.8% (84.8)1.1% (85.3) 10.8%
2005Cubs35.6% (90.8)47.8% (84.9)1.2% (86.9) 10.8% (84.2)4.7% (86.1) 2.8%
2006Cubs40.3% (89.9)42.6% (84.5) 0.3% (00.0)15.0% (83.1)1.8% (85.5) 3.0%
2007Cubs40.4% (90.5)52.2% (85.1) 0.6% (77.4)6.8% (84.0)  2.9%
2008Cubs28.9% (90.9)60.8% (85.8) 0.8% (79.0)9.5% (83.5)  2.1%
2009Athletics31.2% (91.0)65.4% (85.8) 1.8% (78.7)1.6% (84.2)  0.5%
2010Athletics34.9% (89.6)65.0% (84.4)  0.2% (81.0)  3.3%
2011Athletics37.2% (88.7)61.3% (84.0) 0.6% (77.3)0.9% (82.2)  2.9%
Total- - -36.7% (90.3)54.2% (85.0)0.2% (86.9)0.8% (78.6)7.0% (83.9)1.1% (85.9) 3.0%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2007Cubs36.2 %     53.8 %   8.5 %   
2008Cubs30.6 %     54.6 %   13.7 %   
2009Athletics31.3 %0.3 %    57.6 %   10.4 %   
2010Athletics34.2 %     39.4 %   23.5 %   
2011Athletics36.2 %     56.6 %   4.4 %   
Total- - -33.2 %0.1 %    53.1 %   12.0 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2007Cubs90.9     85.5   84.4  
2008Cubs91.0     86.4   84.2  
2009Athletics90.991.0    85.8   84.0  
2010Athletics89.5     84.4   84.1  
2011Athletics88.7     83.8   83.9  
Total- - -90.391.0    85.3   84.1  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2004Cubs-3.40.1 1.42.2-0.1 -1.350.07 13.053.22-1.52 
2005Cubs-5.916.3-0.6 2.70.6 -1.292.65-3.71 1.980.95 
2006Cubs4.03.7 0.0-2.7-0.4 1.521.34 -0.51-2.73-3.27 
2007Cubs-11.715.1 0.03.0  -2.602.58 0.253.94  
2008Cubs-6.63.1 0.62.8  -3.210.71 9.614.16  
2009Athletics-2.521.2 -0.8-0.3  -0.622.54 -3.37-1.51  
2010Athletics1.80.9  0.1  0.780.22  13.95  
2011Athletics-3.9-3.8 0.10.4  -1.64-0.97 1.556.48  
Total- - --28.256.6-0.61.38.30.1 -1.131.54-3.712.461.750.13 

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2007Cubs-6.8     7.9   1.0  
2008Cubs-5.3     1.8   3.0  
2009Athletics-1.4-0.1    18.4   0.8  
2010Athletics1.8     0.3   0.9  
2011Athletics-2.9     -5.1   1.2  
Total- - --14.5-0.1    23.4   6.9  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2007Cubs-3.47     2.71   2.11  
2008Cubs-2.48     0.49   3.18  
2009Athletics-0.35-3.62    2.54   0.65  
2010Athletics0.80     0.13   0.55  
2011Athletics-1.26     -1.41   4.44  
Total- - --1.15-3.62    1.16   1.52  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2004Cubs15.1 %66.5 %42.3 %45.5 %78.5 %73.0 %52.9 %58.9 %11.4 %
2004Average16.6 %69.6 %45.8 %53.7 %85.2 %80.1 %55.1 %58.4 %9.0 %
2005Cubs28.7 %62.9 %43.8 %29.0 %77.6 %59.9 %44.4 %53.9 %17.0 %
2005Average20.3 %68.0 %46.0 %51.8 %88.3 %80.8 %53.8 %59.1 %8.7 %
2006Cubs32.4 %68.6 %49.6 %39.3 %76.9 %64.0 %47.7 %57.7 %17.2 %
2006Average23.5 %66.6 %46.1 %57.4 %88.5 %81.0 %52.6 %58.8 %8.5 %
2007Cubs30.6 %69.1 %49.2 %33.0 %81.3 %65.8 %48.4 %61.5 %16.4 %
2007Average25.0 %66.6 %45.9 %60.8 %88.2 %80.8 %50.3 %58.7 %8.6 %
2008Cubs30.1 %68.6 %48.4 %40.7 %88.0 %72.6 %47.6 %64.0 %13.0 %
2008Average25.4 %65.4 %45.9 %61.7 %87.9 %80.8 %51.1 %58.6 %8.6 %
2009Athletics33.3 %56.7 %44.1 %29.9 %77.3 %58.1 %46.4 %54.9 %17.9 %
2009Average25.1 %66.0 %45.3 %61.7 %87.8 %80.5 %49.3 %58.2 %8.6 %
2010Athletics34.2 %66.6 %48.6 %40.0 %84.0 %66.8 %44.5 %50.3 %15.4 %
2010Average29.3 %64.4 %45.6 %66.5 %88.1 %80.7 %46.5 %58.8 %8.5 %
2011Athletics28.3 %60.6 %41.6 %48.1 %81.3 %68.0 %41.1 %47.5 %12.4 %
2011Average30.6 %65.0 %46.2 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %45.3 %59.4 %8.6 %
Total- - -30.0 %64.4 %46.0 %35.6 %80.3 %64.7 %46.4 %56.3 %15.7 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2007Cubs31.7 %65.4 %46.9 %35.5 %79.6 %63.2 %45.0 %23.1
2007Average28.9 %62.3 %45.4 %66.4 %87.6 %80.8 %49.6 %21.5
2008Cubs32.3 %65.6 %47.9 %47.5 %88.1 %73.5 %46.7 %21.9
2008Average28.0 %62.5 %45.3 %65.9 %88.0 %81.2 %50.3 %21.6
2009Athletics35.0 %54.9 %43.8 %35.8 %77.0 %58.6 %44.1 %22.8
2009Average27.9 %61.4 %44.8 %65.5 %88.0 %81.0 %50.4 %21.4
2010Athletics35.7 %63.3 %47.5 %45.5 %81.8 %66.2 %42.9 %21.8
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
2011Athletics28.1 %58.9 %40.5 %50.0 %82.2 %68.8 %40.1 %21.2
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
Total- - -33.0 %60.6 %45.1 %41.7 %81.4 %65.1 %43.9 %22.2

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2004CubsP31029.0040000000 3   1.000 
2005CubsP75075.2270002101 7   1.000 
2006CubsP41040.2231100000 4   .833 
2007CubsP73072.1290000000 7   1.000 
2008CubsP45044.2561010000 4   .917 
2009AthleticsP74078.2470000000 9   1.000 
2010AthleticsP48039.2450000000 3   1.000 
2011AthleticsP39033.2120000000 10   1.000 
Total- - -P4260414.120432112101 47   .969 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2004CubsP29.00  000              
2005CubsP75.20  0-2-2              
2006CubsP40.2-1  0-1-2              
2007CubsP72.1-1  0-1-2              
2008CubsP44.20  -10-1              
2009AthleticsP78.2-1  00-1              
2010AthleticsP39.20  000              
2011AthleticsP33.2-2  00-2              
Total- - -P414.1-5  -1-4-10              

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2004Cubs0.10.3-0.10.10.10.0$0.0$0.3
2005Cubs0.50.0-0.6-0.610.41.1$3.6$0.3
2006Cubs1.00.20.40.64.30.4$1.6$0.4
2007Cubs1.00.00.30.36.60.7$2.7$0.4
2008Cubs0.20.00.00.01.50.2$0.7$0.9
2009Athletics2.10.4-0.6-0.223.62.3$10.5 
2010Athletics-0.10.1-0.10.0-1.2-0.1($0.5) 
2011Athletics-0.8-0.30.0-0.3-5.1-0.5($2.3) 
Total- - -4.10.6-0.60.140.24.0$16.3$2.3

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  • 1997 June Amateur Draft - Round: 11, Pick: 10, Overall: 334
    • Team: Chicago Cubs
    • School: Austin HS (Austin, MN)