Rick Sutcliffe's statistics

December 20, 1991

Born: June 21, 1956, Independence, Mo. Height: 6-7. Weight: 215. Bats: Left. Throws: Right. How obtained: Signed a 1-year contract as a free agent yesterday.

Career highlights: Selected by Los Angeles in first round (21st player) of the 1974 June draft. . . . Attended Van Horn High School in Independence, earning all-state honors in baseball, football and basketball, and was All-America in football and baseball. . . . Founded the Sutcliffe Foundation, which contributes to numerous charities and social agencies throughout Chicago. 1974: Went 10-3 with a 3.32 ERA in 17 games with Bellingham of the Northwest League (Rookie). 1978: Went 13-6 with 6 complete games in 27 starts for Albuquerque of the Pacific Coast League (AAA). . . . 1979: Named NL Rookie of the Year by the BBWAA, The Sporting News and the Baseball Bulletin. . . . Led Dodgers' staff with 17 wins and 242 innings pitched. . . . Hit first major-league home run, off Tom Seaver. 1981: Traded to Cleveland on Dec. 9 with 2B Jack Perconte for OF Jorge Orta, C Jack Fimple and P Larry White. 1982: Led AL with a 2.96 ERA. . . . Was only AL starter with an ERA under 3.00. 1983: Earned first All-Star selection, going 10-2 with a 3.92 ERA in first half of season. 1984: Traded to Cubs on June 13 with C Ron Hassey and P George Frazier for OF Mel Hall, OF Joe Carter, P Don Schulze and P Darryl Banks. . . . Was unanimous choice for NL Cy Young Award. . . . Won 14 straight games to end regular season. . . . Defeated San Diego, 13-2, in first game of NL playoffs, homering off Eric Show. 1985: Limited to 20 starts, spending 93 days on DL with arm and hamstring injuries. 1987: Named The Sporting News NL Pitcher of the Year and Comeback Player of the Year, leading the league with 18 wins. . . . Selected to NL All-Star team, becoming 13th pitcher to appear for both leagues. . . . Received Roberto Clemente Award for humanitarian service. 1988: Pitched a career-high 12 complete games. . . . Hit a game-winning 2-run homer against Houston. 1989: Selected to All-Star team for third time. . . . Started Game 3 of NL playoffs against San Francisco, but was not involved in the decision. 1990: Underwent arthroscopic surgery on shoulder on May 7. . . .Started 5 games, going 0-2 with a 5.91 ERA. 1991: Earned 100th NL victory on May 10. . . . After returning from DL on Aug. 6, went 4-1 with a 2.33 ERA in 10 starts.

Year Club .. .. .. ..ERA ..G .. .IP ..W ..L .. H .. R .ER ..SO .BB

1974 Bellingham .. .3.32 .17 .. .95 .10 ..3 ..79 ..42 .35 ..69 .48

1975 Bakersfield .. 4.15 .28 .. 193 ..8 .16 .214 .115 .89 ..91 .68

1976 Waterbury .. ..3.18 .30 .. 187 .10 .11 .187 ..90 .66 .121 .45

.. ..Los Angeles .. 0.00 ..1 .. ..5 ..0 ..0 .. 2 .. 0 ..0 .. 3 ..1

1977 Albuquerque .. 6.43 .17 .. .77 ..3 .10 ..96 ..67 .55 ..48 .63

1978 Albuquerque .. 4.45 .30 .. 184 .13 ..6 .179 .101 .91 ..99 .92

.. ..Los Angeles .. 0.00 ..2 .. ..2 ..0 ..0 .. 2 .. 0 ..0 .. 0 ..1

1979 Los Angeles .. 3.46 .39 .. 242 .17 .10 .217 .104 .93 .117 .97

1980 Los Angeles .. 5.56 .42 .. 110 ..3 ..9 .122 ..73 .68 ..59 .55

1981 Los Angeles .. 4.02 .14 .. .47 ..2 ..2 ..41 ..24 .21 ..16 .20

1982 Cleveland .. ..2.96 .34 .. 216 .14 ..8 .174 ..81 .71 .142 .68

1983 Cleveland .. ..4.29 .36 .243.1 .17 .11 .251 .131 116 .160 102

1984 Cleveland .. ..5.15 .15 ..94.1 ..4 ..5 .111 ..60 .54 ..58 .46

.. ..Chicago (N) .. 2.69 .20 .150.1 .16 ..1 .123 ..53 .45 .155 .39

1985 Chicago (N) .. 3.18 .20 .. 130 ..8 ..8 .119 ..51 .46 .102 .44

1986 Chicago (N) .. 4.64 .28 .176.2 ..5 .14 .166 ..92 .91 .122 .96

1987 Chicago (N) .. 3.68 .34 .237.1 .18 .10 .223 .106 .97 .174 106

1988 Chicago (N) .. 3.86 .32 .. 226 .13 .14 .232 ..97 .97 .144 .70

1989 Chicago (N) .. 3.66 .35 .. 229 .16 .11 .202 ..98 .93 .153 .69

1990 Iowa .. .. .. .7.82 ..2 ..12.2 ..0 ..2 ..18 ..13 .11 ..12 ..7

.. ..Chicago (N) .. 5.91 ..5 ..21.2 ..0 ..2 ..25 ..14 .14 .. 7 .12

1991 Chicago (N) .. 4.10 .19 ..96.2 ..6 ..5 ..96 ..52 .44 ..45 .52

Major-league totals 3.83 376 2227.1 139 110 2106 1036 950 .1457

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