Gil Meche

 
Age: 40
Bats/Throws: R/R
6' 3" / 218
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RotoWire News: Meche announced his retirement from baseball Tuesday in a Royals' press release. (1/18/2011)

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SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
1999Mariners840161585.24.945.990.95.24670.4 %  4.735.47 0.4
2000Mariners440151585.26.304.200.74.26774.4 %  3.784.23 1.5
2003Mariners151303232186.16.283.041.45.28173.9 %36.8 %13.5 %4.594.794.441.5
2004Mariners7702323127.26.983.311.48.30073.0 %36.7 %11.8 %5.014.864.701.1
2005Mariners10802926143.15.214.521.13.29266.9 %38.9 %9.4 %5.095.045.250.5
2006Mariners11803232186.27.524.051.16.29570.0 %43.1 %11.3 %4.484.634.551.9
2007Royals91303434216.06.502.580.92.29673.4 %46.8 %9.2 %3.674.024.093.7
2008Royals141103434210.17.833.120.81.30371.5 %39.2 %7.9 %3.983.613.944.2
2009Royals (AAA)110228.24.157.270.00.13670.0 %54.5 %0.0 %3.124.975.62 
2009Royals61002323129.06.634.051.19.31168.4 %48.8 %11.9 %5.094.764.500.9
2010Royals (AA)000114.06.756.750.00.200100.0 %30.0 %0.0 %0.003.965.00 
2010Royals (AAA)010418.26.234.151.04.32147.6 %44.8 %7.1 %8.315.085.65 
2010Royals05020961.25.985.551.31.29368.2 %44.7 %12.2 %5.695.595.16-0.4
Total- - -848302582431432.16.603.731.11.29171.1 %41.7 %10.7 %4.494.554.4715.4

SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
1999Mariners844.731615000  85.2375734845957121047
2000Mariners443.781515110  85.2363753736740012060
2003Mariners15134.59323210000186.1785187979530632370130
2004Mariners775.01232311000127.256513973712147054099
2005Mariners1085.09292600000143.163815392811872124083
2006Mariners1184.48323210000186.28111831069324842842156
2007Royals9133.67343410000216.0906218988822622330156
2008Royals14113.98343400000210.1886204989319732050183
2009Royals (AAA)113.1222000008.2333330700114
2009Royals6105.09232311000129.058114481731758037095
2010Royals (AA)000.0011000004.0162000300003
2010Royals (AAA)018.3141000208.23910881400006
2010Royals055.692091006061.2281654239938321041
Total- - -84834.49258243730601432.16191144177271417659413293821050

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
1999Mariners4.945.990.820.9512.5 %15.2 %-2.7 %.2311.52.24670.4 %1011165.47
1999Average6.483.731.741.1516.4 %9.4 %7.0 %.2661.46.29870.3 %  4.77
2000Mariners6.304.201.500.7416.5 %11.0 %5.5 %.2331.34.26774.4 %80894.23
2000Average6.533.801.721.1816.5 %9.6 %6.9 %.2651.47.29670.2 %  4.84
2003Mariners6.283.042.061.4516.6 %8.0 %8.5 %.2601.34.28173.9 %1061104.79
2003Average6.403.301.941.0816.4 %8.5 %7.9 %.2601.38.29171.2 %  4.57
2004Mariners6.983.312.111.4817.5 %8.3 %9.2 %.2711.46.30073.0 %1131094.86
2004Average6.603.361.961.1316.9 %8.6 %8.3 %.2611.40.29371.4 %  4.62
2005Mariners5.214.521.151.1313.0 %11.3 %1.7 %.2711.57.29266.9 %1211185.04
2005Average6.383.172.021.0416.5 %8.2 %8.3 %.2601.37.29271.6 %  4.47
2006Mariners7.524.051.861.1619.2 %10.4 %8.9 %.2551.43.29570.0 %1021044.63
2006Average6.593.302.001.1216.8 %8.4 %8.4 %.2651.41.29870.9 %  4.58
2007Royals6.502.582.520.9217.2 %6.8 %10.4 %.2591.30.29673.4 %80914.02
2007Average6.673.332.001.0317.1 %8.5 %8.6 %.2631.41.29970.7 %  4.43
2008Royals7.833.122.510.8120.7 %8.2 %12.4 %.2511.32.30371.5 %90843.61
2008Average6.833.392.011.0117.5 %8.7 %8.8 %.2591.39.29671.4 %  4.39
2009Royals (AAA)4.157.270.570.0012.1 %21.2 %-9.1 %.1151.15.13670.0 %  4.97
2009Royals6.634.051.641.1916.4 %10.0 %6.4 %.2771.57.31168.4 %1131094.76
2009Average6.993.462.021.0518.0 %8.9 %9.1 %.2581.39.29571.9 %  4.42
2010Royals (AA)6.756.751.000.0018.8 %18.8 %0.0 %.1541.25.200100.0 %  3.96
2010Royals (AAA)6.234.151.501.0415.4 %10.3 %5.1 %.2861.62.32147.6 %  5.08
2010Royals5.985.551.081.3114.6 %13.5 %1.1 %.2701.67.29368.2 %1371365.59
2010Average7.133.282.170.9618.5 %8.5 %10.0 %.2531.35.29372.2 %  4.20
Total- - -6.603.731.771.1117.0 %9.6 %7.4 %.2591.42.29171.1 %1011034.55

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2003Mariners0.9624.9 %36.8 %38.3 %11.3 %13.5 %3.3 %30.0 %39.0 %28.0 %32.9 %14.3 %59.0 %26.7 %4.49994.44
2004Mariners0.8520.1 %36.7 %43.2 %10.7 %11.8 %9.9 %50.0 %37.7 %30.0 %32.4 %12.8 %58.6 %28.6 %4.541044.70
2005Mariners0.9721.0 %38.9 %40.1 %9.9 %9.4 %6.5 %25.0 %38.1 %30.2 %31.7 %10.0 %59.6 %30.4 %5.301215.25
2006Mariners1.1218.5 %43.1 %38.4 %8.5 %11.3 %5.5 %36.4 %35.9 %36.2 %27.9 %9.2 %65.7 %25.0 %4.561014.55
2007Royals1.3217.8 %46.8 %35.4 %10.9 %9.2 %6.6 %40.0 %38.5 %33.4 %28.0 %17.7 %51.8 %30.5 %4.23924.09
2008Royals1.0122.0 %39.2 %38.8 %8.3 %7.9 %6.6 %50.0 %36.0 %33.5 %30.5 %15.4 %54.9 %29.7 %4.01913.94
2009Royals (AAA)2.4022.7 %54.5 %22.7 %0.0 %0.0 %  50.0 %18.2 %31.8 %     5.62
2009Royals1.4216.8 %48.8 %34.4 %7.0 %11.9 %4.9 %66.7 %39.1 %33.6 %27.3 %13.2 %57.6 %29.2 %4.601024.50
2010Royals (AA)0.7530.0 %30.0 %40.0 %0.0 %0.0 %  10.0 %20.0 %70.0 %     5.00
2010Royals (AAA)0.936.9 %44.8 %48.3 %7.1 %7.1 %  37.9 %37.9 %24.1 %     5.65
2010Royals1.1917.8 %44.7 %37.6 %6.8 %12.2 %9.1 %0.0 %43.0 %33.0 %24.0 %14.0 %57.0 %29.0 %5.231245.16
Total- - -1.0920.1 %41.7 %38.2 %9.5 %10.7 %6.2 %41.0 %38.0 %32.3 %29.7 %13.5 %57.9 %28.6 %4.531014.47

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2003Mariners213222144257103124117418833057
2004Mariners151178831915217090014132313
2005Mariners18519110019124181104515352580
2006Mariners2382121021813114112128420133297
2007Royals316239120262110494129622833579
2008Royals2422401362016126104131422413555
2009Royals (AAA)12550    6290152
2009Royals203143701010967191913602279
2010Royals (AA)3430    274269
2010Royals (AAA)131421    5293145
2010Royals8874355830304596581117
Total- - -16361499790142102612568683911338621777

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
1999Mariners0.49-6.617.106.110.471.030.970.851.51160.150.3300
2000Mariners1.03-5.076.1015.421.440.920.880.881.37141.020.1000
2003Mariners0.84-13.1513.992.530.480.98 0.871.1131-0.020.8800
2004Mariners-0.66-10.629.96-6.84-0.700.97 0.881.0322-1.140.4600
2005Mariners-1.22-12.1210.91-14.87-1.570.990.890.831.1827-1.270.0400
2006Mariners-0.59-15.1214.53-6.57-0.511.01 0.881.5031-0.25-0.3300
2007Royals1.34-15.1216.4616.021.540.98 0.861.15331.80-0.4400
2008Royals1.22-14.5115.7310.881.060.98 0.881.27341.74-0.4900
2009Royals-1.36-11.7510.39-10.89-1.081.01 0.871.1822-1.24-0.1100
2010Royals-1.17-6.074.90-9.87-1.021.03 1.061.2218-1.240.1151
Total- - --0.07-110.16110.091.920.110.990.930.881.24248-0.460.3951

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2003Mariners59.2% (92.8)10.9% (84.2) 16.8% (79.3)13.2% (84.2)  0.4%
2004Mariners61.7% (92.0)5.3% (84.3) 20.6% (76.4)12.3% (82.4)  5.1%
2005Mariners64.4% (91.6) 0.0% (75.0)24.0% (77.2)11.6% (82.6)  6.5%
2006Mariners51.1% (92.4)15.8% (85.4)2.1% (87.4)18.6% (78.2)12.5% (82.8)  4.8%
2007Royals48.4% (92.2)15.8% (87.5) 22.2% (77.3)13.6% (83.0)  2.4%
2008Royals54.5% (92.3)16.6% (88.3) 17.8% (78.6)11.1% (83.7)  4.2%
2009Royals53.1% (92.4)18.6% (87.0) 19.2% (77.1)9.1% (83.7)  1.1%
2010Royals56.6% (92.7)17.3% (87.0) 16.9% (77.4)9.2% (84.5)  4.0%
Total- - -55.5% (92.3)12.7% (86.7)0.3% (87.2)19.6% (77.7)11.9% (83.3)  3.5%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2007Royals48.5 % 2.3 %   12.1 %22.3 %  14.7 %   
2008Royals56.5 % 6.9 %   7.9 %17.5 %  11.2 %   
2009Royals53.1 %0.1 %4.4 %   13.0 %19.3 %  10.1 %   
2010Royals56.3 % 14.5 %    16.8 %  12.3 %   
Total- - -54.2 %0.0 %6.4 %   9.0 %18.7 %  11.7 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2007Royals92.1 88.5   87.277.3  82.8  
2008Royals92.3 89.1   87.878.7  83.6  
2009Royals92.390.487.7   86.677.0  83.8  
2010Royals92.6 86.9    77.3  85.0  
Total- - -92.390.488.2   87.277.8  83.7  

SeasonTeamFA%FC%FS%SI%CH%SL%CU%CS%KN%SB%XX%
2007Royals46.6 %16.6 %  14.5 % 22.3 %    
2008Royals52.8 %18.2 %  11.4 % 17.6 %   0.0 %
2009Royals52.2 %19.4 %  9.1 % 19.3 %    
2010Royals56.5 %17.4 %  9.3 % 16.8 %    
Total- - -52.0 %18.1 %  11.1 % 18.8 %   0.0 %

SeasonTeamvFAvFCvFSvSIvCHvSLvCUvCSvKNvSB
2007Royals92.787.8  83.1 77.7   
2008Royals93.289.2  84.3 79.3   
2009Royals92.887.2  84.2 77.5   
2010Royals92.787.0  84.5 77.6   
Total- - -92.988.1  84.0 78.3   

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2003Mariners0.73.6 3.2-0.1  0.041.07 0.63-0.03  
2004Mariners-7.21.5 -8.50.9  -0.541.26 -1.880.32  
2005Mariners-9.4 0.00.51.3  -0.61 -3.420.090.47  
2006Mariners-9.43.11.95.0-0.6  -0.590.632.880.87-0.16  
2007Royals-5.91.2 9.012.3  -0.350.23 1.162.59  
2008Royals11.43.2 -0.22.6  0.610.57 -0.030.69  
2009Royals-4.3-6.2 -0.5-7.2  -0.36-1.49 -0.12-3.52  
2010Royals-7.7-4.0 0.52.8  -1.27-2.17 0.272.80  
Total- - --31.92.41.89.111.9  -0.270.092.780.220.48  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2007Royals7.0 0.9   -2.51.4  6.8  
2008Royals12.6 4.8   -4.0-2.0  3.0  
2009Royals-4.2-0.5-2.7   -1.50.2  -7.0  
2010Royals-7.9 -4.8    -0.5  3.7  
Total- - -7.6-0.5-1.8   -7.9-0.9  6.5  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2007Royals0.99 2.54   -1.420.43  3.19  
2008Royals0.64 1.98   -1.42-0.32  0.76  
2009Royals-0.36-18.30-2.77   -0.510.05  -3.09  
2010Royals-1.28 -2.99    -0.25  2.72  
Total- - -0.17-18.30-0.34   -1.07-0.05  0.67  

SeasonTeamwFAwFCwFSwSIwCHwSLwCUwCSwKNwSB
2007Royals6.3-0.7  6.6 1.4   
2008Royals9.15.0  2.4 -2.1   
2009Royals-4.5-7.8  -3.7 0.2   
2010Royals-8.4-3.6  3.0 -0.5   
Total- - -2.6-7.0  8.3 -0.9   

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFC/CwFS/CwSI/CwCH/CwSL/CwCU/CwCS/CwKN/CwSB/C
2007Royals0.93-0.27  3.11 0.43   
2008Royals0.490.78  0.61 -0.34   
2009Royals-0.38-1.80  -1.82 0.05   
2010Royals-1.35-1.88  2.92 -0.25   
Total- - -0.06-0.47  0.91 -0.06   

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2003Mariners16.1 %68.1 %43.6 %50.0 %89.7 %82.8 %52.9 %54.4 %7.5 %
2003Average22.2 %68.8 %46.2 %52.0 %87.8 %79.4 %51.4 %58.6 %9.5 %
2004Mariners17.6 %70.0 %44.7 %57.1 %88.5 %82.6 %51.7 %50.4 %7.8 %
2004Average20.5 %69.0 %45.6 %61.6 %85.1 %80.0 %51.7 %58.4 %9.1 %
2005Mariners19.3 %65.1 %41.6 %73.6 %90.0 %86.1 %48.8 %53.8 %5.8 %
2005Average21.5 %67.7 %45.9 %54.7 %88.2 %80.8 %52.7 %59.1 %8.8 %
2006Mariners23.6 %66.8 %44.6 %61.1 %87.1 %80.0 %48.7 %56.6 %8.9 %
2006Average23.1 %66.6 %45.7 %57.5 %88.5 %81.0 %52.0 %58.8 %8.6 %
2007Royals27.5 %64.2 %45.9 %68.9 %87.9 %82.2 %50.2 %59.6 %8.1 %
2007Average23.7 %66.0 %45.5 %58.8 %88.2 %80.7 %51.5 %58.7 %8.7 %
2008Royals24.1 %67.0 %46.2 %59.2 %86.1 %79.3 %51.4 %58.8 %9.5 %
2008Average24.9 %65.4 %45.4 %61.6 %87.9 %80.7 %50.5 %58.6 %8.7 %
2009Royals19.9 %67.8 %43.4 %66.4 %88.1 %83.0 %49.0 %53.5 %7.3 %
2009Average24.9 %66.0 %44.9 %62.0 %87.8 %80.5 %48.7 %58.2 %8.7 %
2010Royals24.3 %66.5 %43.9 %71.9 %91.9 %86.0 %46.6 %52.0 %6.0 %
2010Average28.6 %64.4 %45.0 %66.4 %88.1 %80.7 %45.8 %58.8 %8.6 %
Total- - -21.8 %66.8 %44.4 %63.5 %88.3 %82.2 %50.3 %55.6 %7.9 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2007Royals32.6 %60.1 %46.1 %70.7 %88.9 %82.3 %49.1 %21.7
2007Average28.9 %62.3 %45.4 %66.4 %87.6 %80.8 %49.6 %21.5
2008Royals26.7 %64.5 %46.0 %62.2 %86.7 %79.7 %51.0 %22.0
2008Average28.0 %62.5 %45.3 %65.9 %88.0 %81.2 %50.3 %21.6
2009Royals23.2 %63.0 %43.0 %72.4 %87.1 %83.1 %49.6 %21.5
2009Average27.9 %61.4 %44.8 %65.5 %88.0 %81.0 %50.4 %21.4
2010Royals26.0 %60.9 %43.2 %75.7 %90.3 %85.8 %49.4 %21.7
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
Total- - -26.7 %62.9 %44.8 %68.2 %87.6 %81.8 %50.1 %21.8

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2007Royals33.6 %59.2 %46.1 %72.2 %88.4 %82.3 %48.7 %9.1
2008Royals26.9 %64.3 %46.0 %62.5 %86.6 %79.7 %51.2 %22.7
2009Royals23.2 %63.5 %43.0 %71.5 %87.5 %83.1 %49.2 %22.0
2010Royals25.3 %61.3 %43.2 %72.7 %91.3 %85.8 %49.8 %23.0
Total- - -26.9 %62.8 %44.8 %68.1 %87.7 %81.8 %50.0 %17.9

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
1999MarinersP161585.21080  0        1.000 
2000MarinersP151585.2770  0        1.000 
2003MarinersP3232186.115201012002 4   .972 
2004MarinersP2323127.2571010000 3   .923 
2005MarinersP2926143.18221011100 8   .968 
2006MarinersP3232186.213181011101 5   .969 
2007RoyalsP3434216.015223125203 4   .925 
2008RoyalsP3434210.16284041100 12   .895 
2009Royals (AAA)P228.2110  0          
2009RoyalsP2323129.08210001200 15   1.000 
2010Royals (AA)P114.0000  0          
2010Royals (AAA)P418.2020  0          
2010RoyalsP20961.2741010000 17   .917 
Total- - -P2582431432.1941571211111706 68   .954 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSZrCERArSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2003MarinersP186.10 1  011           
2004MarinersP127.20 1  0-2-1           
2005MarinersP143.10 2  013           
2006MarinersP186.20 2  002           
2007RoyalsP216.00 2  0-11           
2008RoyalsP210.10 -1  020           
2009RoyalsP129.00 -2  02-1           
2010RoyalsP61.20 -2  00-2           
Total- - -P1432.10 3  033           

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
1999Mariners1.11.2-0.50.74.50.4  
2000Mariners2.20.70.00.716.31.5  
2003Mariners2.20.40.30.715.51.5$6.4$0
2004Mariners1.1-0.10.10.011.31.1$4.5$2
2005Mariners-0.10.1-0.7-0.75.60.5$2.5$3
2006Mariners1.70.3-0.5-0.219.81.9$9.1$4
2007Royals4.90.50.61.137.23.7$20.9$7
2008Royals4.2-0.20.10.040.74.2$26.1$11
2009Royals0.6-0.40.0-0.49.80.9$6.0 
2010Royals-0.30.00.10.1-3.9-0.4($2.2) 
Total- - -17.42.6-0.62.0156.815.4$73.3$27

  • $55m / 5 Years (2007 - 2011) (Edit)
    • signed by Kansas City Royals on 12/8/2006 (Free Agent)
    • 2007: $7M, 2008: $11M, 2009: $11M, 2010: $12M, 2011: $12M
    • Signing Bonus: $2M
    • Originally Reported By: Associated Press
    • Source: seattletimes.com, Hat Tip: sports.espn.go.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
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  • 1996 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 22, Overall: 22
    • Team: Seattle Mariners
    • School: Acadiana HS (Lafayette, LA)