P Jacob 'Big Dumb' Bleich #37
Age: 35 | Bats: L | Throws: R | Morale: Good    
12/22/2001
P JACOB 'BIG DUMB' BLEICH #37 - AGE: 35 - BATS: L - THROWS: R - MORALE: GOOD
G GS Rec SV ERA IP HA HR BB K WHIP WAR
26 26 12-6 0 3.72 176.2 179 18 57 116 1.34 2.1
PITCHING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.
Stuff 5 5 5 5
Movement 5 5 5 5
Control 5 5 5 5
PITCHING RATINGS
Pitch Cur. Pot.
Fastball 6 6
Changeup 4 4
Cutter 5 6
Forkball 6 6
 
OTHER PITCHING RATINGS
Velocity 93-95 Mph
Stamina 5
Suggested Role Starter
Type Groundball Pitcher
Hold Runners 4
Defense 2
RUN/BUNT RATINGS
Running Speed: 2
Stealing Ability: 2
Baserunning Inst.: 2
Sacrifice Bunt: 7
Bunt for Hit: 2
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result Start IP H R ER BB K Dec
10/02/2001 SAS Win, 4-1 X 6.0 5 1 1 2 4 Win
09/26/2001 SAS Win, 4-2 X 6.0 4 2 2 2 3 Win
09/15/2001 @ VAC Loss, 1-4 X 8.0 7 4 3 1 7 Loss
09/08/2001 CAL Win, 4-3 X 7.1 7 3 3 3 2
09/02/2001 EDM Win, 7-6 X 7.2 11 6 6 2 5
08/28/2001 @ QUE Loss, 4-7 X 4.2 10 7 5 2 2 Loss
08/20/2001 @ AZ Loss, 8-9 X 6.0 10 8 6 0 3 Loss
08/15/2001 VAC Win, 8-4 X 6.0 6 3 3 0 2 Win
08/10/2001 @ DAL Loss, 2-7 X 5.1 11 7 5 1 3 Loss
08/04/2001 WIL Win, 4-3 X 6.1 7 1 1 3 5
PERSONALITY
Bleich is an extremely hard worker, but he is slow to learn from experience.
High: Work Ethic
Low: Loyalty, Intelligence
Birthday:08/11/1966
Born in:Astatula, FL
Nationality:American
Height:6' 1"
Weight:235 lbs
Local Popularity:Insignificant
National Pop.:Insignificant
STATUS
Contract:Major League Contract
Salary:$5,700
Signed Through:2002 Season
Major Service:7 Years, 85 Days
Service This Yr:141 Days
40-Man Service:8 Years, 80 Days
Pro Service:16 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not eligible, free agent after contract expires!
Option Years:1 option year left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:1985, 18th Pick in Round 2
AMERICAN BASEBALL ASSOCIATION 2001 PITCHING STATS
Pitching G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG CG% SHO QS QS%
Overall 26 26 12 6 0 3.72 176.2 179 81 73 18 57 116 5 19.2 1 15 57.7
Pitching SVO BS SV% RA GF R/9 H/9 K/9 BB/9 FIP WHIP FIP- WAR BABIP        
Overall 0 0 0.0 0 0 12.38 9.12 5.91 2.90 3.66 1.34 103 2.1 .297        
Pitching AB H 2B 3B HR R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS      
vs. LHB 285 84 14 2 11 53 31 39 0 1 3 .295 .370 .474 .844      
vs. RHB 391 95 26 2 7 28 26 77 1 4 4 .243 .296 .373 .670      
AMERICAN BASEBALL ASSOCIATION 2001 PITCHING SPLITS
Split G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K  
May 6 6 4 0 0 1.62 39.0 31 8 7 1 15 27  
June 6 6 2 1 0 4.54 39.2 42 20 20 5 16 29  
July 6 6 5 1 0 2.70 46.2 37 14 14 6 14 31  
August 5 5 1 3 0 6.35 28.1 44 26 20 3 6 15  
September 3 3 0 1 0 4.70 23.0 25 13 12 3 6 14  
Postseason 2 2 2 0 0 2.25 12.0 9 3 3 0 4 7  
2 Years Ago 44 3 5 7 10 4.80 75.0 64 42 40 9 42 69  
Career 144 83 40 37 15 3.67 618.2 564 277 252 56 263 481  
Home 11 11 5 0 0 3.24 75.0 74 27 27 4 25 54  
Road 15 15 7 6 0 4.07 101.2 105 54 46 14 32 62  
Grass 26 26 12 6 0 3.72 176.2 179 81 73 18 57 116  
Night 26 26 12 6 0 3.72 176.2 179 81 73 18 57 116  
As Starter 26 26 12 6 0 3.72 176.2 179 81 73 18 57 116  
CAREER PITCHING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG SHO WHIP BABIP FIP WAR ERA+
1993 Lincoln - TBC 26 22 21 5 8 0 4.10 129.2 117 72 59 14 71 109 0 0 1.45 .283 4.23 0.6 87
1994 Lincoln - TBC 27 13 0 1 2 3 5.89 18.1 13 12 12 4 20 17 0 0 1.80 .205 6.60 -0.7 64
1995 Lincoln - TBC 28 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.2 1 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 1.20 .333 1.37 0.1 999
2000 Lincoln - TBC 33 11 0 0 1 1 3.09 11.2 11 4 4 0 4 10 0 0 1.29 .297 2.00 0.4 126
Total TBC 47 21 6 11 4 4.18 161.1 142 88 75 18 96 139 0 0 1.48 .277 4.31 0.3 97
CAREER MINOR LEAGUE PITCHING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG SHO WHIP BABIP FIP WAR ERA+
1985 Total - 18 15 15 11 0 0 0.70 115.2 68 12 9 2 14 202 0 0 0.71 .288 0.30 9.1 100
1985 Birmingham - U20 18 10 10 6 1 0 1.80 75.0 69 18 15 1 14 37 2 2 1.11 .280 3.04 1.2 180
1985 Coastal Carolina - U22 18 10 10 1 5 0 5.72 56.2 73 39 36 5 25 34 0 0 1.73 .351 4.40 0.1 62
1986 Birmingham - U20 19 1 1 0 0 0 7.50 6.0 8 5 5 0 4 2 0 0 2.00 .364 4.19 0.0 45
1986 Coastal Carolina - U22 19 17 17 6 4 0 2.43 111.0 99 37 30 3 39 66 1 1 1.24 .282 3.39 1.8 147
1987 Coastal Carolina - U22 20 2 2 1 0 0 2.02 13.1 6 3 3 0 5 9 0 0 0.82 .162 3.08 0.3 172
1987 Atlantic City - U24 20 17 17 2 4 0 3.96 97.2 101 53 43 9 49 72 0 0 1.54 .317 4.11 0.4 87
1988 Coastal Carolina - U22 21 14 14 4 5 0 3.26 69.0 73 28 25 1 17 48 0 0 1.30 .324 2.79 1.8 113
1988 Kearney - U27 21 9 5 0 3 2 3.03 35.2 28 15 12 1 20 22 0 0 1.35 .260 3.59 0.4 117
1989 O'Neill - U24 22 6 6 2 1 0 1.93 37.1 33 8 8 0 11 32 0 0 1.18 .320 2.25 1.2 186
1990 Kearney - U27 23 22 22 7 8 0 3.51 128.1 113 55 50 10 55 124 2 0 1.31 .295 3.27 2.3 103
1991 Grand Island - AAA 24 19 14 5 4 4 2.43 96.1 75 30 26 7 31 62 2 0 1.10 .246 3.51 1.6 157
1992 Grand Island - AAA 25 16 16 7 4 0 3.04 97.2 90 39 33 8 40 82 1 0 1.33 .292 3.59 1.7 127
1995 Grand Island - AAA 28 23 0 2 4 0 2.70 30.0 25 10 9 3 14 31 0 0 1.30 .293 3.64 0.3 148
1996 Quebec - ABA 29 10 10 2 6 0 3.94 61.2 53 28 27 4 24 50 0 0 1.25 .280 3.17 1.2 91
1996 Grand Island - AAA 29 4 0 0 0 1 0.00 5.2 3 0 0 0 3 4 0 0 1.06 .188 2.77 0.1 999
1997 Quebec - ABA 30 35 15 9 9 5 3.58 120.2 105 50 48 10 53 105 0 0 1.31 .280 3.29 1.6 98
1998 Quebec - ABA 31 29 29 12 9 0 3.12 184.2 163 76 64 15 87 141 0 0 1.35 .276 3.59 2.5 115
1999 Quebec - ABA 32 44 3 5 7 10 4.80 75.0 64 42 40 9 42 69 0 0 1.41 .275 3.45 0.5 72
2001 Hollywood - ABA 34 26 26 12 6 0 3.72 176.2 179 81 73 18 57 116 5 1 1.34 .297 3.66 2.1 96
Total ABA 144 83 40 37 15 3.67 618.2 564 277 252 56 263 481 5 1 1.34 .283 3.49 98.6
Total AAA 62 30 14 12 5 2.66 229.2 193 79 68 18 88 179 3 0 1.22 .270 3.55 164.1
Total U27 31 27 7 11 2 3.40 164.0 141 70 62 11 75 146 2 0 1.32 .287 3.34 105.9
Total U24 23 23 4 5 0 3.40 135.0 134 61 51 9 60 104 0 0 1.44 .318 3.60 114.5
Total U20 11 11 6 1 0 2.22 81.0 77 23 20 1 18 39 2 2 1.17 .287 3.13 169.7
Total U22 43 43 12 14 0 3.38 250.0 251 107 94 9 86 157 1 1 1.35 .305 3.44 119.6
CAREER POSTSEASON PITCHING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG SHO WHIP BABIP FIP WAR ERA+
1992 Grand Island - AAA 25 2 2 1 1 0 2.08 13.0 11 4 3 1 5 6 0 0 1.23 .244 0.00 0.0 0
1999 Quebec - ABA 32 12 0 0 1 2 1.27 21.1 16 3 3 0 19 22 0 0 1.64 .291 0.00 0.0 0
2001 Hollywood - ABA 34 2 2 2 0 0 2.25 12.0 9 3 3 0 4 7 0 0 1.08 .243 0.00 0.0 0
Total ABA 14 2 2 1 2 1.62 33.1 25 6 6 0 23 29 0 0 1.44 .272 2.60 232.9
Total AAA 2 2 1 1 0 2.08 13.0 11 4 3 1 5 6 0 0 1.23 .244 4.38 186.6
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
1985 Coastal Carolina - U22 P 10 10 5 7 1 13 1 .923 56.2 1.91 +0.2 .000
1985 Birmingham - U20 P 10 10 6 6 1 14 2 .857 75.0 1.44 +1.0 1.114
1986 Coastal Carolina - U22 P 17 17 3 13 1 17 1 .941 111.0 1.30 +0.6 .998
1986 Birmingham - U20 P 1 1 1 1 0 2 0 1.000 6.0 3.00 +0.0 .998
1987 Atlantic City - U24 P 17 17 4 12 0 18 2 .889 97.2 1.47 -1.7 .867
1987 Coastal Carolina - U22 P 2 2 0 2 0 2 0 1.000 13.1 1.35 -0.0 .983
1988 Kearney - U27 P 9 5 3 3 1 7 1 .857 35.2 1.51 -0.3 .998
1988 Coastal Carolina - U22 P 14 14 5 11 0 16 0 1.000 69.0 2.09 +0.2 .996
1989 O'Neill - U24 P 6 6 1 5 0 7 1 .857 37.1 1.45 +0.0 .991
1990 Kearney - U27 P 22 22 12 18 1 32 2 .938 128.1 2.10 -0.6 1.021
1991 Grand Island - AAA P 19 14 5 10 0 16 1 .938 96.1 1.40 -0.9 .928
1992 Grand Island - AAA P 16 16 4 12 2 16 0 1.000 97.2 1.47 +0.3 1.113
1993 Lincoln - TBC P 22 21 7 16 0 26 3 .885 129.2 1.60 -0.9 .976
1994 Lincoln - TBC P 13 0 0 4 0 4 0 1.000 18.1 1.96 -0.0 1.007
1995 Lincoln - TBC P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 1.2 0.00 -0.5 .504
1995 Grand Island - AAA P 23 0 0 2 1 3 1 .667 30.0 0.60 -0.5 .504
1996 Grand Island - AAA P 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 5.2 0.00 -0.0 .000
1996 Quebec - ABA P 10 10 3 9 2 12 0 1.000 61.2 1.75 +0.2 1.051
1997 Quebec - ABA P 35 15 6 13 1 19 0 1.000 120.2 1.42 -0.6 .985
1998 Quebec - ABA P 29 29 6 21 0 29 2 .931 184.2 1.32 -2.1 .934
1999 Quebec - ABA P 43 3 0 8 1 8 0 1.000 75.0 0.96 +0.4 1.422
2000 Lincoln - TBC P 11 0 0 1 0 1 0 1.000 11.2 0.77 -0.1 .000
2001 Hollywood - ABA P 26 26 7 23 3 31 1 .968 176.2 1.53 -2.7 .938
TOTAL P 360 238 78 197 15 293 18 .939 1639.2 1.51 -8.0 .985
PLAYER HISTORY
06/05/1985 Drafted in the 1985 first-year player draft (Round 2, Pick 18, 42nd overall pick) by the New York City BC, out of high school (Mount Dora Bible; Mount Dora, FL).
06/19/1985 Named the #97 prospect in the TBC
06/29/1985 Pitches a 3-hit shutout against the Sugar Land Skeeters with 10 strikeouts and 1 BB allowed!
07/05/1985 Pitches a 3-hit shutout against the Sterling Sea Lions with 1 strikeouts and 0 BB allowed!
07/31/1985 Was selected to the 1985 Under 20 Development League All-Star Game.
08/18/1985 Injured (sore ankle), day-to-day for 1 day.
01/01/1986 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 2 (9); Movement: 4 (6); Control: 2 (5).
06/19/1986 Named the #76 prospect in the TBC
07/29/1986 Pitches a 4-hit shutout against the Tulane Green Wave with 4 strikeouts and 0 BB allowed!
01/01/1987 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 2 (7); Movement: 5 (6); Control: 2 (6).
06/19/1987 Named the #93 prospect in the TBC
01/01/1988 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 3 (6); Movement: 5 (6); Control: 2 (6).
08/08/1988 Injured (Mild shoulder strain), day-to-day for 5 days.
09/02/1988 Was traded by the New York City BC to the Lincoln Larks, along with RP Bettino Pastorelli, in exchange for SP Joe Pfeifer.
01/01/1989 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 4 (5); Movement: 6 (6); Control: 3 (5).
06/19/1989 Named the #47 prospect in the TBC
07/15/1989 Injured on 07/14/1989, diagnosed with a forearm strain, is day-to-day.
01/01/1990 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 4 (5); Movement: 6 (6); Control: 3 (5).
06/19/1990 Named the #90 prospect in the TBC
06/20/1990 Injured (Dead arm), out for 5 days.
07/13/1990 Injured (Stomach virus), day-to-day for 3 days.
09/24/1990 Injured (Sore back), day-to-day for 6 days.
01/01/1991 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 5 (6); Movement: 6 (6); Control: 4 (5).
06/19/1991 Named the #89 prospect in the TBC
08/09/1991 Injured (Forearm tendinitis), out for 1-2 weeks.
09/15/1991 Was selected to the 1991 TBC Reserve League All-Star Game.
09/20/1991 Injured on 09/15/1991, diagnosed with shoulder inflammation, will miss 5-6 months.
01/01/1992 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 4 (5); Movement: 6 (6); Control: 4 (5).
07/06/1992 Injured (Shoulder bursitis), out for 5-6 weeks.
09/15/1992 Was selected to the 1992 TBC Reserve League All-Star Game.
01/01/1993 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 4 (4); Movement: 5 (5); Control: 4 (4).
11/28/1993 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $10,000 through automatic renewal.
01/01/1994 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 5 (5); Movement: 6 (6); Control: 4 (4).
07/18/1994 Injured on 07/14/1994, diagnosed with a torn labrum, will miss 5-6 months.
11/28/1994 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $10,000 through automatic renewal.
01/01/1995 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 5 (5); Movement: 5 (5); Control: 4 (4).
11/28/1995 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $10,000 through automatic renewal.
01/01/1996 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 5 (5); Movement: 5 (5); Control: 4 (4).
06/03/1996 Injured (Mild oblique strain), day-to-day for 6 days.
01/01/1997 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 5 (5); Movement: 5 (5); Control: 4 (4).
11/08/1997 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $28,800 through automatic renewal.
01/01/1998 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 5 (5); Movement: 5 (5); Control: 4 (4).
10/16/1998 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $28,800 through automatic renewal.
01/01/1999 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 5 (5); Movement: 5 (5); Control: 4 (4).
04/19/1999 Injured (Flu-like symptoms), day-to-day for 1 day.
10/09/1999 Injured (Tender shoulder), day-to-day for 1-2 weeks.
11/09/1999 Became a free agent.
01/01/2000 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 5 (5); Movement: 5 (5); Control: 4 (4).
01/15/2000 Signed a minor league contract with the Lincoln Larks organization.
11/28/2000 Became a free agent.
01/01/2001 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 5 (6); Movement: 5 (5); Control: 4 (4).
05/02/2001 Signed a 1-year contract worth a total of $13,800 with the Hollywood Stars organization.
05/12/2001 Injured (Mild oblique strain), day-to-day for 5 days.
07/14/2001 Pitches a 6-hit shutout against the Tulsa Oilers with 12 strikeouts and 1 BB allowed!
11/10/2001 Became a free agent.
11/19/2001 Signed a 1-year contract worth a total of $5,700 with the Hollywood Stars organization.
LEADERBOARD APPEARANCES
Year GS Rank
1998 29 8
Year W Rank
1998 12 7
2001 12 8
Year Win. % Rank
2001 .667 2
Year BB Rank
1993 71 2
1998 87 3
Year WP Rank
1993 8 2
2001 8 10
Year BABIP Rank
1993 .283 9
Year H/9 Rank
1993 8.12 9
Year QS Rank
1998 22 3
Year QSP Rank
1998 .759 6
Year GB% Rank
1993 0.56 10
1998 0.53 10
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