P Eric 'Mad Bomber' Cardwell #16
Age: 26 | Bats: R | Throws: R | Morale: Great
07/23/2029
OA: 60 POT: 65
P ERIC 'MAD BOMBER' CARDWELL #16 - AGE: 26 - BATS: R - THROWS: R - MORALE: GREAT
G GS Rec SV ERA IP HA HR BB K WHIP WAR
21 21 10-6 0 3.69 112.1 91 13 73 133 1.46 1.3
PITCHING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.
Stuff 70 70 70 70
Movement 55 55 55 55
Control 45 45 45 45
PITCHING RATINGS
Pitch Cur. Pot.
Fastball 70 75
Slider 65 65
Curveball 60 65
Changeup 65 65
Splitter 60 60
Forkball 70 70
OTHER PITCHING RATINGS
Velocity 99-101 Mph
Stamina 65
Suggested Role Starter
Type Neutral
Hold Runners 50
Defense 55
RUN/BUNT RATINGS
Running Speed: 20
Stealing Ability: 25
Baserunning Inst.: 25
Sacrifice Bunt: 80
Bunt for Hit: 20
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result Start IP H R ER BB K Dec
07/21/2029 @ SF Win, 4-3 X 5.1 4 3 3 3 4
07/14/2029 NYM Loss, 2-7 X 5.0 7 4 2 3 7 Loss
07/04/2029 ATL Win, 6-5 X 6.0 5 2 2 3 4 Win
06/29/2029 MIL Loss, 1-3 X 5.1 4 1 1 2 10
06/24/2029 @ STL Loss, 2-9 X 5.0 3 4 4 5 3 Loss
06/19/2029 CWS Win, 14-2 X 7.0 5 2 2 2 9 Win
06/13/2029 @ WSH Win, 9-7 X 2.2 4 5 5 8 5
06/08/2029 @ MIL Loss, 1-8 X 4.2 6 4 2 3 5 Loss
06/03/2029 MIA Win, 10-0 X 5.0 1 0 0 2 14 Win
05/29/2029 @ KC Loss, 0-2 X 6.0 7 2 2 2 6 Loss
PERSONALITY
Outstanding representative of the team. The fans love him.
Personality Class: Fan Fav
High: Adaptability, Work Ethic, Intelligence
Low: Greed
Birthday:06/22/2003
Born in:Athens, TN
Nationality:American
Height:5' 10"
Weight:200 lbs
Local Popularity:Extremely Popular
National Pop.:Well Known
STATUS
Contract:Major League Contract
Salary:$1,045,000
Signed Through:2029 Season
Major Service:3 Years, 77 Days
Service This Yr:116 Days
40-Man Service:3 Years, 77 Days
Pro Service:5 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Arbitration eligible in offseason
Option Years:3 option years left
Contract Extension:$109,200,000 total for 8 years
Drafted:2024, 6th Pick in Round 1
COBB 2029 PITCHING STATS
Pitching G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG CG% SHO QS QS%
Overall 21 21 10 6 0 3.69 112.1 91 51 46 13 73 133 0 0.0 0 8 38.1
Pitching SVO BS SV% RA GF BR/9 H/9 K/9 BB/9 FIP WHIP FIP- WAR BABIP        
Overall 0 0 0.0 0 0 13.70 7.29 10.66 5.85 4.46 1.46 104 1.3 .293        
Pitching AB H 2B 3B HR R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS      
vs. LHB 237 53 10 1 11 32 43 85 1 3 5 .224 .353 .414 .767      
vs. RHB 173 38 8 1 2 19 30 48 1 1 2 .220 .340 .312 .652      
COBB 2029 PITCHING SPLITS
Split G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K  
Last Week 1 1 0 0 0 5.06 5.1 4 3 3 1 3 4  
April 6 6 4 0 0 1.88 38.1 23 8 8 5 21 40  
May 6 6 3 3 0 5.46 28.0 29 18 17 2 21 32  
June 6 6 2 2 0 4.25 29.2 23 16 14 3 22 46  
July 3 3 1 1 0 3.86 16.1 16 9 7 3 9 15  
Spring Training 6 6 2 1 0 2.73 26.1 12 8 8 2 17 21  
Last Year 27 27 10 9 0 4.41 149.0 126 74 73 21 77 171  
2 Years Ago 32 32 12 5 0 4.25 180.0 136 89 85 36 101 207  
Career 103 103 35 25 0 4.53 552.0 469 290 278 85 330 630  
Home 11 11 8 2 0 2.80 64.1 52 22 20 5 31 87  
Road 10 10 2 4 0 4.88 48.0 39 29 26 8 42 46  
Grass 21 21 10 6 0 3.69 112.1 91 51 46 13 73 133  
Day 7 7 4 1 0 3.16 37.0 23 13 13 4 28 45  
Night 14 14 6 5 0 3.94 75.1 68 38 33 9 45 88  
As Starter 21 21 10 6 0 3.69 112.1 91 51 46 13 73 133  
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+
2026 Pittsburgh - COBB 22 23 23 3 5 0 6.02 110.2 116 76 74 15 79 119 0 0 1.76 .337 5.21 0.5 73
2027 Pittsburgh - COBB 23 32 32 12 5 0 4.25 180.0 136 89 85 36 101 207 2 2 1.32 .242 5.16 0.3 98
2028 Pittsburgh - COBB 24 27 27 10 9 0 4.41 149.0 126 74 73 21 77 171 0 0 1.36 .292 4.48 1.8 100
2029 Pittsburgh - COBB 25 21 21 10 6 0 3.69 112.1 91 51 46 13 73 133 0 0 1.46 .293 4.46 1.3 116
Total COBB 103 103 35 25 0 4.53 552.0 469 290 278 85 330 630 2 2 1.45 .287 4.85 3.8 95
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+
2024 Baltimore (DSL) - R 20 12 12 5 4 0 3.48 85.1 85 35 33 4 37 76 3 0 1.43 .328 3.58 1.9 124
2024 Baltimore (GCL) - R 20 3 3 3 0 0 1.42 19.0 12 3 3 1 8 14 0 0 1.05 .216 3.50 0.4 281
2024 Total - R 20 15 15 8 4 0 3.11 104.1 97 38 36 5 45 90 3 0 1.36 .309 3.57 2.3 138
2025 Bradenton - A 21 8 8 2 3 0 4.02 53.2 56 25 24 4 28 55 1 0 1.57 .349 3.91 0.8 100
2025 Greensboro - A+ 21 11 11 3 6 0 4.72 66.2 69 44 35 8 37 56 0 0 1.59 .310 5.03 0.1 85
2025 Total - A+ 21 19 19 5 9 0 4.41 120.1 125 69 59 12 65 111 1 0 1.58 .327 4.53 0.9 91
2025 Altoona - AA 21 8 8 4 2 0 3.61 52.1 43 24 21 1 32 54 0 0 1.43 .309 3.60 1.0 112
2026 Altoona - AA 22 4 4 1 2 0 4.63 23.1 20 12 12 0 7 30 1 1 1.16 .357 2.21 1.0 92
2026 Indianapolis - AAA 22 3 3 2 1 0 4.50 22.0 22 11 11 1 11 27 0 0 1.50 .382 3.59 0.5 97
Total AAA E 3 3 2 1 0 4.50 22.0 22 11 11 1 11 27 0 0 1.50 .382 3.59 96.6
Total AA NE 12 12 5 4 0 3.93 75.2 63 36 33 1 39 84 1 1 1.35 .323 3.17 105.3
Total A+ E 11 11 3 6 0 4.72 66.2 69 44 35 8 37 56 0 0 1.59 .310 5.03 84.9
Total GCL 3 3 3 0 0 1.42 19.0 12 3 3 1 8 14 0 0 1.05 .216 3.50 281.1
Total DSL 12 12 5 4 0 3.48 85.1 85 35 33 4 37 76 3 0 1.43 .328 3.58 124.4
Total A SE 8 8 2 3 0 4.02 53.2 56 25 24 4 28 55 1 0 1.57 .349 3.91 99.5
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+
2027 Pittsburgh - COBB 23 2 2 1 0 0 2.20 16.1 10 4 4 3 6 27 0 0 0.98 .250 3.23 0.4 189
2028 Pittsburgh - COBB 24 2 2 1 1 0 4.63 11.2 10 6 6 2 5 18 0 0 1.29 .348 3.56 0.3 95
Total COBB 4 4 2 1 0 3.21 28.0 20 10 10 5 11 45 0 0 1.11 .294 3.37 133.6
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
2026 Pittsburgh - MLB P 23 23 3 9 0 13 1 .923 110.2 0.98 +1.2 .908
2027 Pittsburgh - MLB P 32 32 4 15 1 20 1 .950 180.0 0.95 +0.8 1.161
2028 Pittsburgh - MLB P 27 27 7 4 1 11 0 1.000 149.0 0.66 -0.0 .768
2029 Pittsburgh - MLB P 21 21 0 7 0 8 1 .875 112.1 0.56 -0.2 .626
TOTAL P 103 103 14 35 2 52 3 .942 552.0 0.80 +1.8 .915
PLAYER HISTORY
06/03/2024 Drafted in the 2024 first-year player draft (Round 1, Pick 6, 6th overall pick) by the Baltimore Orioles, out of college Duke University
06/28/2024 Named the #15 prospect in the COBB
10/30/2024 Named the #6 prospect in the COBB
01/01/2025 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 45 (80); Movement: 35 (55); Control: 30 (65).
01/27/2025 Was traded by the Baltimore Orioles to the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for SP Kumar Rocker.
03/27/2025 Named the #6 prospect in the COBB
06/27/2025 Named the #9 prospect in the COBB
07/06/2025 Was selected to the 2025 COBB All-Star Futures Game.
09/28/2025 Wins the 2025 Double-A Northeast Round 1 with the Altoona Curve!
11/04/2025 Named the #8 prospect in the COBB
11/09/2025 Signed a 1-year minor league contract extension with the Pittsburgh Pirates organization.
01/01/2026 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 55 (80); Movement: 45 (55); Control: 35 (60).
04/02/2026 Named the #2 prospect in the COBB
05/01/2026 Pitches a 3-hit shutout against the Erie SeaWolves with 12 strikeouts and 0 BB allowed!
09/29/2026 Wins the 2026 Double-A Northeast Round 1 with the Altoona Curve!
12/07/2026 Received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $570,500.
01/01/2027 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 65 (80); Movement: 55 (55); Control: 40 (60).
06/24/2027 Pitches a NO-HITTER against the St. Louis Cardinals with 11 strikeouts and 4 BB allowed!
07/05/2027 Was selected to the 2027 COBB All-Star Game.
09/18/2027 Pitches a 2-hit shutout against the Miami Marlins with 11 strikeouts and 4 BB allowed!
11/29/2027 Received a 1-year contract through automatic renewal worth a total of $570,500.
01/01/2028 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 70 (70); Movement: 55 (55); Control: 45 (50).
04/13/2028 Injured (shoulder tendinitis),out for 5 weeks.
07/30/2028 Suspended 6 games after ejection following a brawl.
11/21/2028 Received a 1-year contract through arbitration worth a total of $1,045,000.
01/01/2029 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 70 (75); Movement: 50 (50); Control: 45 (45).
05/27/2029 Signed a 8-year contract extension worth a total of $109,200,000 with the Pittsburgh Pirates organization.
LEADERBOARD APPEARANCES
Year Win. % Rank
2027 .706 5
Year HRA Rank
2027 36 5
Year BB Rank
2027 101 5
Year K Rank
2027 207 6
Year WP Rank
2027 10 8
Year BABIP Rank
2027 .242 3
Year H/9 Rank
2027 6.80 4
Year K/9 Rank
2027 10.35 2
Year CG Rank
2027 2 5
Year CGP Rank
2027 .062 8
Year SHO Rank
2027 2 2
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