Ryan Ludwick
Ryan Andrew Ludwick
 
 
Born: July 13, 1978 in Satellite Beach, FL
36 years old
Bats: R Throws: L Ht: 6'3" Wt: 220
(legend)
Fielding Ratings(?)
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Notes:
- Drafted by the Oakland Athletics in 1999 - (Round 2)
- High School: Durango (Las Vegas, NV)
- College/Univ: University of Nevada, Las Vegas (1997-1999)
- Hall of Fame Chance: 0% (using Bill James' "Favorite Toy")

Transactions

Date        
WAR
Transaction
6
2
1999
20.9
Amateur Draft (Round 2)
OAK
0.0
10.6
0.0
1
14
2002
23.5
Traded
OAK
TEX
0.0
10.6
-0.8
7
18
2003
25.0
Traded
TEX
CLE
-0.8
11.4
1.1
10
15
2005
27.3
Free Agency Granted
CLE
0.3
10.3
12
14
2005
27.4
Signed as a Free Agent
DET
0.3
10.3
0.0
10
15
2006
28.3
Free Agency Granted
DET
0.3
10.3
12
1
2006
28.4
Signed as a Free Agent
SLN
0.3
10.3
10.6
7
31
2010
32.0
Traded
SLN
SDN
11.0
-0.3
-0.9
7
31
2011
33.0
Purchased
SDN
PIT
10.1
0.5
-0.2
10
30
2011
33.3
Free Agency Granted
PIT
9.9
0.7
2
8
2012
33.6
Signed as a Free Agent
CIN
9.9
0.7
0.7
10
31
2012
34.3
Free Agency Granted
CIN
11.9
-1.3
12
10
2012
34.4
Signed as a Free Agent
CIN
11.9
-1.3
-1.3
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com



Trades


1 / 14 / 2002
Traded to Texas Rangers
Oakland Athletics Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
1B
TEX
23.7
0.3
24.7
0.6
1.1
RP
TEX
28.4
3.8
0.4
0.0
0.0
Totals      
4.1
25.0
0.6
1.1
Texas Rangers Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
RF
OAK
23.5
0.0
10.6
-0.8
-0.7
C
OAK
22.2
0.0
6.7
5.8
0.0
LF
OAK
24.4
0.0
0.1
0.1
0.1
SP
OAK
24.2
0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
Totals      
0.0
17.4
5.0
-0.6
Team Analysis
WAR After Trade WAR First Year
Tm
 
17.4
25.0
7.6
 
-0.6
1.1
1.7
25.0
17.4
-7.6
 
1.1
-0.6
-1.7


7 / 18 / 2003
Traded to Cleveland Indians
Texas Rangers Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
LF
CLE
31.4
4.8
0.2
-0.2
-0.2
SP
CLE
25.2
-0.3
1.1
1.1
0.0
Totals      
4.5
1.3
0.9
-0.2
Cleveland Indians Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
RF
TEX
25.0
-0.8
11.4
1.1
1.0
Totals      
-0.8
11.4
1.1
1.0
Team Analysis
WAR After Trade WAR First Year
Tm
 
1.3
11.4
10.1
 
-0.2
1.0
1.2
11.4
1.3
-10.1
 
1.0
-0.2
-1.2


7 / 31 / 2010
Traded to San Diego Padres
St. Louis Cardinals Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
SP
CLE
32.8
11.6
1.7
1.7
0.9
RP
SDN
22.8
0.0
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
Totals      
11.6
1.5
1.5
0.9
San Diego Padres Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
RF
SLN
32.0
11.0
-0.3
-0.9
-0.5
Totals      
11.0
-0.3
-0.9
-0.5
Cleveland Indians Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
SP
SDN
24.3
0.0
8.2
8.2
0.0
Totals      
0.0
8.2
8.2
0.0
Team Analysis
WAR After Trade WAR First Year
Tm
 
1.7
8.2
6.5
 
0.9
0.0
-0.9
-0.3
1.5
1.8
 
-0.5
0.9
1.4
7.9
-0.3
-8.3
 
0.0
-0.5
-0.5


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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James