#44
Kyle Farnsworth
ERA S K
1.74 2 7
Team: NY MetsHt / Wt: 6-4 / 233 NFBC ADP: 688.31
Position: RPBorn: 4/14/1976 Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 47th Round by Cubs (1994)


Latest News
Feb. 3 3:00 PM PT4:00 PM MT5:00 PM CT6:00 PM ET18:00 ET23:00 GMT7:00 CST4:00 PM MST6:00 PM EST6:30 PM VEN3:00 UAE (+1)5:00 PM CT-Farnsworth has agreed to a minor league contract with the New York Mets and will report to spring training as a non-roster player. His agreement was announced Monday.
Analysis: The 37-year-old right-hander was 3-1 with two saves and a 4.70 ERA in 48 games last year with Tampa Bay and Pittsburgh, which signed him in August after he was released by the Rays. His fastball averaged 95-98 mph early in the season, according to fansgraphs.com, then dropped to 92-96 mph later in the year. Farnsworth has a 43-63 record with 54 saves and a 4.26 ERA and 945 strikeouts in 960 innings.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
1999 ChC 5 9 0 - 0 27 21 1 130.0 140 80 73 28 52 1 70 1.48 5.05
2000 ChC 2 9 1 - 6 46 5 0 77.0 90 58 55 14 50 8 74 1.82 6.43
2001 ChC 4 6 2 - 3 76 0 0 82.0 65 26 25 8 29 2 107 1.15 2.74
2002 ChC 4 6 1 - 7 45 0 0 46.2 53 47 38 9 24 7 46 1.65 7.33
2003 ChC 3 2 0 - 3 77 0 0 76.1 53 31 28 6 36 1 92 1.17 3.30
2004 ChC 4 5 0 - 4 72 0 0 66.2 67 39 35 10 33 1 78 1.50 4.73
2005 Det 1 1 6 - 8 46 0 0 42.2 29 12 11 1 20 0 55 1.15 2.32
2005 Atl 0 0 10 - 10 26 0 0 27.1 15 6 6 4 7 0 32 0.80 1.98
2005 Tot 1 1 16 - 18 72 0 0 70.0 44 18 17 5 27 0 87 1.01 2.19
2006 NYY 3 6 6 - 10 72 0 0 66.0 62 34 32 8 28 3 75 1.36 4.36
2007 NYY 2 1 0 - 3 64 0 0 60.0 60 35 32 9 27 2 48 1.45 4.80
2008 NYY 1 2 1 - 1 45 0 0 44.1 43 18 18 11 17 3 43 1.35 3.65
2008 Det 1 1 0 - 3 16 0 0 16.0 27 14 12 4 5 1 18 2.00 6.75
2008 Tot 2 3 1 - 4 61 0 0 60.1 70 32 30 15 22 4 61 1.52 4.48
2009 KC 1 5 0 - 2 41 0 0 37.1 43 22 19 3 14 2 42 1.53 4.58
2010 KC 3 0 0 - 2 37 0 0 44.2 40 13 12 2 12 0 36 1.16 2.42
2010 Atl 0 2 0 - 1 23 0 0 20.0 15 12 12 2 7 1 25 1.10 5.40
2010 Tot 3 2 0 - 3 60 0 0 64.2 55 25 24 4 19 1 61 1.14 3.34
2011 TB 5 1 25 - 31 63 0 0 57.2 45 15 14 5 12 1 51 0.99 2.18
2012 TB 1 6 0 - 0 34 0 0 27.0 22 13 12 1 14 2 25 1.33 4.00
2013 TB 2 0 0 - 1 39 0 0 29.2 37 19 19 4 7 0 19 1.48 5.76
2013 Pit 1 1 2 - 2 9 0 0 8.2 6 1 1 1 3 0 9 1.04 1.04
2013 Tot 3 1 2 - 3 48 0 0 38.1 43 20 20 5 10 0 28 1.38 4.70
2014 NYM 0 0 2 - 2 11 0 0 10.1 11 2 2 0 2 0 7 1.26 1.74
Career 43 63 56 - 99 869 26 1 970.1 923 497 456 130 399 35 952 1.36 4.23

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
1999 ChC 27 35 3 3 0 0 0 2 2 10 0 0 .086 .158 .086
2000 ChC 46 14 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 .071 .071 .143
2001 ChC 76 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2002 ChC 45 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2003 ChC 77 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2004 ChC 72 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Career 869 54 3 4 1 0 0 3 2 18 0 0 .074 .121 .093

Postseason

Pitching Statistics
Year Team Round W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K ERA
2003 ChC Total 0 0 0 - 0 8 0 0 8.0 7 6 6 0 3 2 9 6.23
    0 0 0 - 0 3 0 0 2.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0.00
    LCS 0 0 0 - 0 5 0 0 5.1 6 6 6 0 2 2 7 10.13
2005 Atl Total 0 0 0 - 0 2 0 0 3.0 2 3 3 2 1 0 4 9.00
    0 0 0 - 0 2 0 0 3.0 2 3 3 2 1 0 4 9.00
2006 NYY Total 0 0 0 - 0 2 0 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.00
    0 0 0 - 0 2 0 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.00
2007 NYY Total 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.00
    0 0 0 - 0 1 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.00
2010 Atl Total 1 0 0 - 0 2 0 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.00
    1 0 0 - 0 2 0 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.00
Career 1 0 0 - 0 15 0 0 16.0 12 9 9 2 6 2 17 5.06


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 120 96 85 91.4 76.43
Slider 34 87 81 84.1 21.66
Changeup 3 87 86 86.3 1.91


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