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Portrait of Darnell Sweeney

Darnell Sweeney 2BPhillies

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2016 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 25)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
17 .229 0 2 2 1 .235 0.0
Birth Date2-1-1991
Height6' 1"
Weight195 lbs
Age25 years, 6 months, 29 days
BatsB
ThrowsR
2012
2013
2014
-0.32015
0.02016
+proj
WARP Summary

Projected Rest-of-Season Playing Time

Last Update: 8/30/2016 10:42 ET | Phillies Depth Chart

Team Pos Order PT% PA AVG R HR RBI SB OBP SLG WARP TAv
PHI CF 6 5 6 .229 2 0 2 1 .289 .364 0.0 .235
PHI 2B 7 5 6 .229 2 0 2 1 .289 .364 0.0 .235
PHI PH 9 10 5 .229 2 0 2 1 .289 .364 0.0 .235
2015 Rest-of-Season Totals2017.2292021.289.3640.0.235

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2015 PHI 24 37 98 85 9 15 4 1 3 30 13 27 0 0 0 11 0 2 .176 .286 .353 .239 0.5 -3.4 -0.3
Career3798859154133013270001102.176.286.353.2390.5-3.4-0.3

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
2012 GRL A 51 229 .290 .255 .322 .387 .000 .344 96 7.4 6.7 3 -5.0 4.9 22.1 1.7 22.1 1.7
2012 OGD Rk 16 79 .276 .295 .365 .445 .000 .328 119 1.5 2.4 0.8 -0.0 0.5 5.2 0.5 5.2 0.5
2013 RCU A+ 134 613 .276 .271 .340 .433 .000 .355 99 10.6 17.8 6.3 -8.0 4.7 39.4 3.2 39.4 3.2
2014 CHT AA 132 586 .292 .252 .323 .380 .000 .350 107 19.5 16.1 0.6 -9.2 3.2 39.3 3.2 39.3 3.2
2015 PHI MLB 37 98 .239 .257 .314 .403 .000 .218 99 -2 2.6 -0.3 -3.4 0.2 0.5 -0.3 0.5 -0.3
2015 OKL AAA 116 522 .277 .268 .330 .407 .000 .339 94 9.3 14.5 -0.7 -6.8 0.5 23.6 1.7 23.6 1.7
2016 LEH AAA 113 429 .232 .254 .316 .376 .252 .287 99 -12.7 11.9 0.2 1.2 0.1 -0.5 0.1 -0.5 0.1

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2012 OGD Rk 79 12 20 1 2 0 10 9 8 10 2 .303 .380 .379 .076 .276 5.2 -0.0 0.5
2012 GRL A 229 34 58 8 4 5 23 24 41 17 4 .291 .372 .447 .156 .290 22.1 -5.0 1.7
2013 RCU A+ 613 79 152 34 16 11 77 43 151 48 20 .275 .329 .455 .179 .276 39.4 -8.0 3.2
2014 CHT AA 586 88 141 34 5 14 57 77 117 15 16 .288 .387 .463 .176 .292 39.3 -9.2 3.2
2015 OKL AAA 522 69 128 30 4 9 49 42 116 32 13 .271 .332 .409 .138 .277 23.6 -6.8 1.7
2015 PHI MLB 98 9 15 4 1 3 11 13 27 0 2 .176 .286 .353 .176 .239 0.5 -3.4 -0.3
2016 LEH AAA 429 46 88 15 5 6 31 37 94 12 11 .230 .297 .342 .112 .232 -0.5 1.2 0.1

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT CSAA_CHANCES CSAA_RT
2015 382 0.4843 0.4372 0.7066 0.5838 0.2995 0.8056 0.5254 0.2934 186 0.000339
Career3820.48430.43720.70660.58380.29950.80560.52540.29341860.0003

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 PHI $
2015 PHI $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 46 d1 year (2016)

Details
  • 1 year (2016). Re-signed by Philadelphia 3/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Acquired by Philadelphia in trade from LA Dodgers 8/20/15. Contract selected by Philadelphia 8/20/15.
  • Drafted by LA Dodgers 2012 (13-416) (Central Florida). $0.1M signing bonus.

2016 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/15/2015 05:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
90o 93 12 23 5 1 2 10 9 23 4 2 .275 .341 .453 .277 4.4 2B -1 0.3
80o 72 9 17 3 1 2 8 6 18 3 2 .260 .325 .424 .263 2.5 2B -1 0.2
70o 56 7 12 3 0 1 6 5 15 2 1 .249 .312 .403 .254 1.4 2B -1 0.1
60o 43 5 9 2 0 1 4 4 11 2 1 .240 .302 .385 .245 0.7 2B -1 0.0
50o 31 4 6 1 0 1 3 2 8 1 1 .232 .292 .369 .237 0.3 2B 0 0.0
40o 19 2 3 1 0 0 2 1 5 1 0 .224 .283 .353 .230 0.0 2B 0 0.0
30o 6 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .215 .273 .336 .221 0.0 2B 0 0.0
Weighted Mean3748201431011.236.297.376.2410.52B -10.0

2016 Rest-of-Season Forecast

Last Update: 8/30/2016 11:44 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
90o 79 10 19 4 1 2 9 7 19 3 2 .271 .338 .462 .274 2.5 2B 0, CF 0 0.2
80o 58 7 13 3 0 1 6 5 15 2 1 .256 .321 .427 .261 1.0 2B 0, CF 0 0.1
70o 42 5 9 2 0 1 4 4 11 2 1 .246 .309 .403 .251 0.4 2B 0, CF 0 0.0
60o 29 3 6 1 0 1 3 2 8 1 1 .237 .299 .383 .243 0.0 2B 0, CF 0 0.0
50o 17 2 3 1 0 0 2 1 5 1 0 .229 .289 .364 .235 -0.1 2B 0, CF 0 0.0
40o 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .220 .280 .346 .227 -0.1 2B 0, CF 0 0.0
Weighted Mean233510122610.232.294.373.238-0.12B 0, CF 00.0

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
0% 8% 9% 16% 28%

Preseason Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2016 Projections)

Playing time estimates are based on performance, not Depth Charts.
Year Age PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP VORP BRR POS_ADJ REP_ADJ RAA FRAA
20172621223459152216567.236.299.375.2450.03.70.31.45.2-3.2-3.3
20182720422439152116557.233.296.372.242-0.03.10.31.35.1-3.6-3.2
20192818621398142015506.234.299.373.244-0.02.90.21.14.6-3.0-2.9
20202916218347141713445.231.295.368.241-0.12.00.10.94.0-3.0-2.6
20213015117326141612404.231.296.371.242-0.11.9-0.00.83.7-2.7-2.4
2022311191325513129323.231.296.369.242-0.11.3-0.10.62.9-2.1-1.9
2023321131224513129303.231.296.367.241-0.11.1-0.10.52.8-2.1-1.8
2024331011121412108272.231.296.365.240-0.10.9-0.10.52.5-2.0-1.6
20253490101941297242.230.295.363.239-0.10.6-0.20.42.2-1.8-1.4

Long-Term Forecast Based on RoS PECOTA (Beyond the 2016 Projections)

Playing time estimates are based on performance, not Depth Charts.
Year Age PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP VORP BRR POS_ADJ REP_ADJ RAA FRAA
2017265916512324414624615520.232.295.371.241-0.14.31.1-0.112.4-9.1-5.3
2018275746212025413594415218.230.292.367.239-0.32.80.9-0.212.7-10.5-5.2
2019286056812625415655116119.232.301.376.2450.05.80.6-0.413.4-7.9-5.5
2020295656111323312574715417.226.294.356.237-0.41.20.2-0.513.0-11.6-5.1
2021306047012424517685115916.231.300.388.2500.27.10.1-0.612.4-4.8-5.5
2022315586111126412574615214.221.293.362.241-0.41.8-0.2-0.710.6-8.0-5.0
202332485519218310464213111.212.285.337.227-0.9-3.9-0.3-0.79.6-12.5-4.4

Upside By Year

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 PEAK 5
3.83.31.91.41.93.212.3

Previous Year Preseason Upside By Year

Yr Proj 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 PEAK 5
20152.30.34.81.92.91.512.2

Comparable Players (Similarity Index 86)

Rank Score Name Year TAv Trend
1 93 John Tolisano 2014 .000 DNP
2 93 Ryan Adams 2012 .000 DNP
3 92 Ryan Flaherty 2012 .222
4 92 Craig Stansberry 2007 .280
5 91 Jaime Pedroza 2012 .000 DNP
6 90 Travis Denker 2011 .000 DNP
7 90 David Adams 2012 .000 DNP
8 90 Travis Jones 2011 .000 DNP
9 90 Josh Satin 2010 .000 DNP
10 90 Ryan Schimpf 2013 .000 DNP
11 90 Joe Wendle 2015 .000 DNP
12 90 Jeremy Sy 2015 .000 DNP
13 89 Tony Thomas 2012 .000 DNP
14 89 Tommy Field 2012 .175
15 89 Taylor Featherston 2015 .177
16 89 Steve Tolleson 2009 .000 DNP
17 89 Elliot Johnson 2009 .000 DNP
18 88 Cody Puckett 2012 .000 DNP
19 88 Josh Rodriguez 2010 .000 DNP
20 88 Ryan Mount 2012 .000 DNP
21 88 Cody Cipriano 2010 .000 DNP
22 88 Erik Morrison 2011 .000 DNP
23 88 Carlo Cota 2006 .000 DNP
24 88 Ryan Cavan 2012 .000 DNP
25 88 Ryan Roberts 2006 .129
26 88 Brendan Harris 2006 .230
27 87 Colin Walsh 2015 .000 DNP
28 87 Reese Havens 2012 .000 DNP
29 87 Cord Phelps 2012 .204
30 87 Scott Sizemore 2010 .219
31 87 Harold Garcia 2012 .000 DNP
32 86 Eric Patterson 2008 .196
33 86 Logan Watkins 2015 .000 DNP
34 86 Blake Miller 2015 .000 DNP
35 86 Stefan Welch 2014 .000 DNP
36 86 Tug Hulett 2008 .225
37 86 Matthew Duffy 2014 .000 DNP
38 85 Nate Tenbrink 2012 .000 DNP
39 85 Rylan Sandoval 2013 .000 DNP
40 85 Corban Joseph 2014 .000 DNP
41 85 Ryan Raburn 2006 .000 DNP
42 85 Jack Marder 2015 .000 DNP
43 85 Bradley Suttle 2011 .000 DNP
44 85 Tim Beckham 2015 .254
45 85 Chris Valaika 2011 .253
46 85 Jamie Romak 2011 .000 DNP
47 85 Stephen Parker 2013 .000 DNP
48 85 Tim Torres 2009 .000 DNP
49 84 Wes Hodges 2010 .000 DNP
50 84 Jason Kipnis 2012 .262
51 84 Michael Burgess 2014 .000 DNP
52 84 Chris Nelson 2011 .219
53 84 Mike Hollimon 2007 .000 DNP
54 84 Danny Richar 2008 .157
55 84 Lance Zawadzki 2010 .230
56 84 German Duran 2010 .000 DNP
57 84 Kenneth Holmberg 2008 .000 DNP
58 84 Adam Abraham 2012 .000 DNP
59 84 Matt Macri 2007 .000 DNP
60 84 David Freese 2008 .000 DNP
61 84 Jason Donald 2010 .249
62 84 Danny Putnam 2008 .000 DNP
63 84 Kory Casto 2007 .114
64 84 Michael Walker 2013 .000 DNP
65 84 Deibinson Romero 2012 .000 DNP
66 84 Brady Shoemaker 2012 .000 DNP
67 84 Jeffrey Dragicevich 2008 .000 DNP
68 84 Albert Cartwright 2013 .000 DNP
69 84 Ray Chang 2009 .000 DNP
70 84 Vasili Spanos 2006 .000 DNP
71 83 Brian Friday 2011 .000 DNP
72 83 Marquez Smith 2010 .000 DNP
73 83 Sergio Pedroza 2009 .000 DNP
74 83 Jose Bautista 2006 .261
75 83 Deangelo Mack 2012 .000 DNP
76 83 Diory Hernandez 2009 .144
77 83 Matt Mangini 2011 .000 DNP
78 83 John Whittleman 2012 .000 DNP
79 83 Tyler Collins 2015 .255
80 83 Adam Duvall 2014 .222
81 83 C.J. Retherford 2011 .000 DNP
82 83 Kellen Kulbacki 2011 .000 DNP
83 83 Jeremy Slayden 2008 .000 DNP
84 83 Juan Diaz 2014 .000 DNP
85 83 Matthew Brown 2008 .090
86 83 Zack Cozart 2011 .255
87 83 Trevor Plouffe 2011 .256
88 83 Matt Downs 2009 .201
89 83 Antoin Gray 2006 .000 DNP
90 83 Steven Selsky 2015 .000 DNP
91 83 Kevin Rivers 2014 .000 DNP
92 83 Caleb Stewart 2007 .000 DNP
93 83 Zack Cox 2014 .000 DNP
94 83 Joel Guzman 2010 .000 DNP
95 83 Chris Lubanski 2010 .000 DNP
96 83 Juan Miranda 2008 .375
97 83 Jacob Butler 2008 .000 DNP
98 83 Vinnie Catricala 2014 .000 DNP
99 83 Brandon Snyder 2012 .255
100 83 Tim Wheeler 2013 .000 DNP

Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .222 .323 .370 .250
11 vs R (Multi) .155 .269 .345 .233
18 Split (Multi) -.067 -.054 -.026 -.017
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.013 -.004 -.003 -.001
30 vs L (2015) .222 .323 .370 .250
31 vs R (2015) .155 .269 .345 .233
38 Split (2015) -.067 -.054 -.026 -.017
39 LgAvg (2015) -.019 -.010 -.007 -.004

Definition of multi-year splits

BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2016 Darnell Sweeney can count himself among those who homered for their first major-league hit, right alongside the fellow he was traded for: Chase Utley.
2015 There's a negative connotation to “utility player,” but there are valuable utility players on every team in baseball. Sweeney is on his way to becoming one. Drafted as a shortstop in 2012, he wasn't able to handle the position defensively. He started playing some second base last season, and that was his position for most of 2014. He dabbled in center field and could become the rare second baseman-center fielder; in other words, the next Skip Schumaker. But no matter how hard Sweeney works, he's unlikely to ever come close to being as good as Schumaker. The 23-year-old led the Southern League in walks, which would normally be good news for a speedster, but he was just 15-for-31 in stolen base attempts. He's always been a better runner once he's underway.
2014 Sweeney has already surpassed the expectations of a 13th-round pick, but the enthusiasm triggered by his stat line should be tempered. Speed is the only plus tool, and his instincts on the bases need work. He's full of swing-and-miss, and an inflated slugging percentage was a combination of Cal League ballparks and leg triples. Double-A will give a more realistic idea of his eventual role.

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This article requires BP Premium accessWho to Watch: International LeagueChristopher Crawford2016-04-15
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: Endgame TargetsBret Sayre2016-03-24
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessPlaying Time Battles: National League EastGreg Wellemeyer2016-03-23
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessGet to Know: Second-Base ProspectsBen Carsley2016-01-27
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Categorical Breakdowns: Stolen Bases: A Deeper DiveGreg Wellemeyer2015-12-02
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDynasty Dynamics: Searching for Steals in a Slower EraCraig Goldstein2015-10-16
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDynasty Dynamics: Searching for Steals in a Slower EraBen Carsley2015-10-16
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: Two Position Players Angling for 2016 RolesJ.J. Jansons2015-09-03
Expert FAAB Review: Week 21Mike Gianella2015-08-25
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Utley ConfidentialChristopher Crawford2015-08-21
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Utley ConfidentialR.J. Anderson2015-08-21
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Utley ConfidentialWilson Karaman2015-08-21
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Thursday, May 28, 2015Brendan Gawlowski2015-05-29
Spring Training Notebook: Cactus League: March 24, 2015BP Prospect Staff2015-03-24
This article requires BP Premium access2015 Prospects: Los Angeles Dodgers Top 10 ProspectsBP Prospect Staff2015-01-08
This article requires BP Premium access2015 Prospects: Los Angeles Dodgers Top 10 ProspectsNick J. Faleris2015-01-08
Minor League Update: Games of Wednesday, October 22ndJeff Moore2014-10-23
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Fool's Gold: ShortstopsCraig Goldstein2013-09-13


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2015-03-06 14:00:00 (link to chat)Which of these "fringe" prospects can you see playing beyond this label and their division 2 projections and being above average regulars some day? Mac Williamson, Preston Tucker, Darnell Sweeney, Tony Kemp, Devon Travis?
(GI JIM from Uranus)
Do you remember the seen in 30 rock when Kenneth is Tracey's work wife and he gives him the plan for the day and then Tracey says "I'M NOT DOING ANY OF THAT!" ?

That's how I feel about the names you just mentioned. Sweeney and Kemp the best of the bunch though. (Christopher Crawford)
2014-11-24 13:00:00 (link to chat)With Hanley now going to Boston does that open up a spot for either Alex Guerrero or Darnell Sweeney to move into second base with Dee moving to short?
(Hank Scorpio from Springfield)
The Dodgers could go a lot of different ways, including a short-term bridge to Seager with Gordon staying put. In any event, Guerrero and Sweeney could both impact the Dodgers in a reserve capacity, and each has a chance to be an adequate contributor at the keystone if that's the direction LA elects to pursue. (NL Central Top 10s With Nick Faleris)


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