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Richard Urena SSBlue Jays

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 18)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
250 .185 3 21 17 1 .180 -0.6
Birth Date2-26-1996
Height6' 1"
Weight170 lbs
Age18 years, 7 months, 28 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
2010
2011
2012
2013
-0.62014
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WARP Summary

Standard

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

Advanced

'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
2013 BLJ Rk 7 31 .297 .235 .317 .347 .253 .429 97 1.2 0.9 0.4 1.1 0.2 3.7 0.5 3.7 0.5
2014 VAN A- 9 37 .261 .270 .346 .415 .286 .276 92 0 1.0 0.1 0.2 0.0 -0.5 -0.0 -0.5 -0.0
2014 BLU Rk 53 237 .288 .250 .315 .355 .249 .406 104 7.4 8.8 3.6 3.2 1.6 22.5 2.5 22.5 2.5

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
2013 BLJ Rk 31 3 9 2 0 0 3 3 6 0 0 .333 .400 .407 .074 .297 3.7 1.1 0.5
2014 VAN A- 37 3 8 2 1 0 5 3 5 1 0 .242 .297 .364 .121 .261 -0.5 0.2 -0.0
2014 BLU Rk 237 35 69 15 2 2 20 16 51 5 4 .318 .363 .433 .115 .288 22.5 3.2 2.5

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

Injury History

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

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status

Details

2014 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/11/2014 05:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
90o 533 50 119 24 1 8 49 35 146 4 1 .244 .294 .349 .233 4.5 SS 8 1.4
80o 504 44 104 21 1 7 43 31 143 3 1 .224 .271 .320 .215 -4.5 SS 8 0.3
70o 484 40 93 19 1 6 40 28 140 3 1 .209 .255 .299 .202 -10.4 SS 7 -0.3
60o 466 37 85 17 1 6 37 25 138 3 1 .197 .241 .281 .190 -15.0 SS 7 -0.9
50o 450 34 78 16 1 5 34 23 135 2 1 .186 .227 .265 .180 -19.0 SS 7 -1.3
40o 434 31 71 14 1 5 31 21 133 2 1 .174 .214 .248 .170 -22.6 SS 7 -1.7
30o 416 28 63 13 1 4 29 19 130 2 1 .162 .200 .231 .158 -26.2 SS 6 -2.2
20o 396 24 56 11 1 4 26 16 126 2 1 .148 .184 .211 .145 -29.9 SS 6 -2.6
10o 367 20 44 9 0 3 22 13 120 1 1 .129 .161 .183 .127 -34.1 SS 6 -3.1
Weighted Mean46035831716352413721.193.235.275.186-16.6SS 7-1.0

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2014 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
20151925024498142216662.212.265.309.213-0.7-10.0-0.33.014.9-27.74.0
20162025024448042117711.198.257.288.204-1.3-15.9-0.43.014.9-33.54.0
201721271265011152517742.201.257.312.211-0.8-11.5-0.43.114.9-29.24.3
201822605591172411154371604.212.265.316.2150.4-6.1-1.06.914.9-26.99.6
201923600571112111153361573.201.253.304.207-0.1-10.8-1.06.614.9-31.49.5
202024637611172211155421594.201.259.300.2090.1-9.6-1.06.914.9-30.410.1
202125608601172321256401514.210.265.320.2160.4-5.6-0.96.414.9-26.09.7
202226611631172511257501474.212.278.324.2230.9-1.8-1.16.214.9-21.99.7
20232725023479132016662.205.259.291.205-1.2-15.5-0.42.514.9-32.54.0

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
out of baseball1out of baseball0.1out of baseball0.62.7

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1 98 Jose Garcia 2010 .000 DNP
2 97 Michael Antonio 2011 .000 DNP
3 97 Rosell Herrera 2012 .000 DNP
4 96 Charlie Culberson 2008 .000 DNP
5 96 Yowill Espinal 2010 .000 DNP
6 96 Alen Hanson 2012 .000 DNP
7 96 Tim Beckham 2009 .000 DNP
8 96 Carlos Rivero 2007 .000 DNP
9 95 Angelo Mora 2012 .000 DNP
10 95 Adrian Cardenas 2007 .000 DNP
11 95 Justin Jackson 2008 .000 DNP
12 95 Jonathan Villar 2010 .000 DNP
13 95 Cristhian Adames 2011 .000 DNP
14 95 Jorge Martinez 2012 .000 DNP
15 95 Dixon Machado 2011 .000 DNP
16 94 Anthony Phillips 2009 .000 DNP
17 94 Robi Estrada 2008 .000 DNP
18 94 Tyler Pastornicky 2009 .000 DNP
19 94 Carlos Penalver 2013 .000 DNP
20 94 Jake Hager 2012 .000 DNP
21 94 Raul Navarro 2011 .000 DNP
22 94 Edwin Garcia 2010 .000 DNP
23 94 Daniel Santana 2010 .000 DNP
24 94 Neftali Soto 2008 .000 DNP
25 94 James Beresford 2008 .000 DNP
26 93 Ydwin Villegas 2010 .000 DNP
27 93 Junior Lake 2009 .000 DNP
28 93 Marco Hernandez 2012 .000 DNP
29 93 Benji Gonzalez 2009 .000 DNP
30 92 Trevor Story 2012 .000 DNP
31 92 Cito Culver 2012 .000 DNP
32 92 Garabez Rosa 2009 .000 DNP
33 92 Billy Hamilton 2010 .000 DNP
34 92 Wes Darvill 2011 .000 DNP
35 92 Jeudy Valdez 2008 .000 DNP
36 91 Hector Gomez 2007 .000 DNP
37 91 Hernan Perez 2010 .000 DNP
38 91 Arismendy Alcantara 2011 .000 DNP
39 91 Gabriel Noriega 2010 .000 DNP
40 91 Luis Marte 2013 .000 DNP
41 91 Gustavo Pierre 2011 .000 DNP
42 90 Carlos Martinez 2008 .000 DNP
43 90 Brent Brewer 2007 .000 DNP
44 90 Juan Diaz 2008 .000 DNP
45 90 Juniel Querecuto 2012 .000 DNP
46 90 Jose Peraza 2013 .000 DNP
47 90 Domnit Bolivar 2008 .000 DNP
48 90 Darwin Perez 2009 .000 DNP
49 89 Cesar Valera 2011 .000 DNP
50 89 Jonathan Galvez 2010 .000 DNP
51 89 Matt Lipka 2011 .000 DNP
52 89 Humberto Arteaga 2013 .000 DNP
53 89 Jose Torres 2010 .000 DNP
54 89 Juan Lagares 2008 .000 DNP
55 89 Oscar Tejeda 2009 .000 DNP
56 89 Jiovanni Mier 2010 .000 DNP
57 88 Jesus Lopez 2007 .000 DNP
58 88 Noah Perio 2011 .000 DNP
59 88 Ketel Marte 2013 .000 DNP
60 88 Hak-Ju Lee 2010 .000 DNP
61 88 Edward Salcedo 2011 .000 DNP
62 88 Helder Velazquez 2008 .000 DNP
63 87 Jonathan Schoop 2011 .000 DNP
64 87 Andres James 2007 .000 DNP
65 87 Luis Mateo 2009 .000 DNP
66 87 Daniel Pertusati 2009 .000 DNP
67 87 Rey Navarro 2009 .000 DNP
68 86 Jose Vinicio 2013 .000 DNP
69 86 Starlin Castro 2009 .000 DNP
70 86 Taylor Lindsey 2011 .000 DNP
71 85 Ozzie Martinez 2007 .000 DNP
72 85 Leury Garcia 2010 .000 DNP
73 85 Jose Flores 2007 .000 DNP
74 85 Jose Garcia 2007 .000 DNP
75 85 Jose Altuve 2009 .000 DNP
76 85 Breyvic Valera 2012 .000 DNP
77 85 Angel Franco 2009 .000 DNP
78 85 Chih-Hsien Chiang 2007 .000 DNP
79 85 Gioskar Amaya 2012 .000 DNP
80 84 Odubel Herrera 2011 .000 DNP
81 84 Michael Wing 2008 .000 DNP
82 84 Nick Noonan 2008 .000 DNP
83 84 Hanser Alberto 2012 .000 DNP
84 84 Oscar Figueroa 2007 .000 DNP
85 84 Christopher Hawkins 2011 .000 DNP
86 84 Hector Guevara 2011 .000 DNP
87 84 Daniel Mateo 2011 .000 DNP
88 84 Kevin Ahrens 2008 .000 DNP
89 84 Nino Leyja 2010 .000 DNP
90 84 Angelo Gumbs 2012 .000 DNP
91 83 Austin Gallagher 2008 .000 DNP
92 83 Luis Sierra 2007 .000 DNP
93 83 Francisco Martinez 2010 .000 DNP
94 83 Michael Almanzar 2010 .000 DNP
95 83 Heiker Meneses 2011 .000 DNP
96 83 Matt Davidson 2010 .000 DNP
97 83 Jose Ramirez 2012 .000 DNP
98 83 Jon Gilmore 2008 .000 DNP
99 83 Derrik Gibson 2009 .000 DNP
100 83 Ruben Tejada 2009 .000 DNP

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of July 11-13Jeff Moore2014-07-14
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of June 27-29Jeff Moore2014-06-30
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat Scouts Are Saying: September 12, 2013Baseball Prospectus2013-09-12


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2014-08-04 13:00:00 (link to chat)Richard Urena - how high is the ceiling?
(traindoggah from maine)
Everyday shortstop, and maybe a very good one. (Jeff Moore)


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