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Portrait of Jose Abreu

Jose Abreu 1BWhite Sox

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2014 Rest-of-Season Projections (seasonal age 27)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
3 .277 0 0 0 0 .301 0.0
Birth Date1-29-1987
Height6' 3"
Weight255 lbs
Age27 years, 8 months, 25 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
2011
2012
2013
5.52014
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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
2014 CHA 27 145 622 556 80 176 35 2 36 323 51 131 11 4 0 107 3 1 .317 .383 .581 .341 49.7 0.4 5.5
Career145622556801763523632351131114010731.317.383.581.34149.70.45.5

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 CUB int 6 26 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .353 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2014 CHA MLB 145 622 .341 .253 .310 .391 .259 .356 104 47.3 16.0 -10.3 0.4 -1.0 49.7 5.5 49.7 5.5

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 CUB int 26 6 9 1 0 3 9 0 5 1 0 .360 .385 .760 .400 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2014 CHA MLB 622 80 176 35 2 36 107 51 131 3 1 .317 .383 .581 .264 .341 49.7 0.4 5.5

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
2014 2292 0.4302 0.5449 0.7286 0.7252 0.4089 0.8643 0.5468 0.2714
Career22920.43020.54490.72860.72520.40890.86430.54680.2714

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-07-22 2014-07-23 DTD 1 1 - Back Tightness -
2014-05-18 2014-06-02 15-DL 15 14 Left Ankle Tendonitis Posterior Tibialis - -
2014-03-22 2014-03-24 Camp 2 0 Left Ankle Soreness - -
2014-03-13 2014-03-13 Camp 0 0 Bilateral Ankle Soreness - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 CHA $13,666,667
2018 CHA $13,166,667
2017 CHA $12,166,667
2016 CHA $11,666,667
2015 CHA $8,666,666
2014 CHA $8,666,666
YearsDescriptionSalary
2011Current$8,666,666
5 yrFuture$59,333,334
6 yrTotal$68,000,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 dBarry Praver6 years/$68M (2014-19)

Details
  • 6 years/$68M (2014-19). Signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent from Cuba (via Haiti) 10/29/13. $10M signing bonus. 14:$7M, 15:$7M, 16:$10M, 17:$10.5M, 18:$11.5M, 19:$12M. Award bonuses, including $15,000 for All-Star selection. Once eligible, may opt in to arbitration and out of remaining guaranteed salaries. At signing, largest-ever deal for an international free agent.

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 468 67 125 23 2 24 74 41 99 8 3 .298 .366 .532 .322 31.7 1B 0 3.4
80o 449 62 115 22 1 22 69 38 97 7 3 .285 .352 .510 .310 25.2 1B 0 2.7
70o 436 59 108 20 1 21 65 36 96 7 2 .276 .342 .494 .301 20.8 1B 0 2.3
60o 424 56 102 19 1 20 62 34 95 6 2 .269 .334 .480 .293 17.2 1B 0 1.9
50o 413 53 97 18 1 19 59 32 93 6 2 .262 .326 .468 .286 14.0 1B 0 1.5
40o 402 51 92 17 1 18 57 31 92 6 2 .255 .318 .455 .279 10.9 1B 0 1.2
30o 390 48 87 16 1 17 54 29 90 5 2 .247 .309 .442 .272 7.8 1B 0 0.8
20o 377 45 82 15 1 16 50 27 89 5 2 .239 .299 .426 .263 4.3 1B 0 0.5
10o 358 41 74 14 1 14 46 25 86 5 2 .227 .285 .405 .251 0.0 1B 0 0.0
Weighted Mean41654991911960339462.264.328.471.28814.81B 01.6

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
7% 51% 8% 14% 85%

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
201528560761282512580471238.256.324.461.2842.220.5-0.5-8.014.914.00.0
2016296298414728125855614710.263.334.451.2872.321.2-0.6-9.014.915.80.0
201730605791322512479521419.244.316.429.2721.413.1-0.6-8.614.97.30.0
201831616801372412379531479.249.320.423.2721.412.9-0.6-8.814.97.30.0
201932628801392512379541419.247.318.419.2701.211.4-0.6-9.014.96.00.0
202033609761332312174511349.244.312.405.2640.97.9-0.5-8.714.92.20.0
202134604761312312174521379.242.313.406.2640.98.4-0.5-8.614.92.60.0
202235632781372312175531389.241.312.397.2610.76.2-0.5-9.014.90.80.0
202336629781342312276521529.237.307.400.2600.65.4-0.5-9.014.9-0.10.0

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
34.418.219.61611.310.999.6

Comparable Players (Similarity Index 73)

Rank Score Name Year TAv Trend
1 83 Kendrys Morales 2010 .299
2 80 Travis Ishikawa 2011 .000 DNP
3 80 Justin Morneau 2008 .304
4 79 Jonny Gomes 2008 .237
5 79 Mike Carp 2013 .322
6 79 Ryan Shealy 2007 .201
7 79 Chris Davis 2013 .358
8 78 Adrian Gonzalez 2009 .341
9 78 Jason Kubel 2009 .302
10 78 Mark Trumbo 2013 .274
11 78 Lucas Duda 2013 .286
12 78 Chris Heisey 2012 .253
13 77 Matt Joyce 2012 .277
14 77 Matt LaPorta 2012 .208
15 77 Brennan Boesch 2012 .235
16 77 Ryan Garko 2008 .264
17 77 Jake Fox 2010 .227
18 76 Adam Lind 2011 .260
19 76 Wilson Betemit 2009 .195
20 76 Shin-Soo Choo 2010 .305
21 76 Ian Stewart 2012 .222
22 76 Cody Ross 2008 .279
23 76 Geovany Soto 2010 .321
24 76 Todd Frazier 2013 .260
25 76 Joey Votto 2011 .328
26 75 Trevor Plouffe 2013 .261
27 75 Mitch Moreland 2013 .269
28 75 Nick Evans 2013 .000 DNP
29 75 Allen Craig 2012 .306
30 75 John Bowker 2011 .153
31 75 Carlos Gonzalez 2013 .313
32 75 Nelson Cruz 2008 .328
33 75 Mark Teixeira 2007 .317
34 74 Russ Canzler 2013 .000 DNP
35 74 Mat Gamel 2013 .000 DNP
36 74 Chase Headley 2011 .291
37 74 Sean Rodriguez 2012 .225
38 74 Gaby Sanchez 2011 .290
39 74 Eddie Murray 1983 .334
40 73 Chris Shelton 2007 .000 DNP
41 73 J.P. Arencibia 2013 .217
42 73 Curtis Granderson 2008 .296
43 73 Mark Hamilton 2012 .000 DNP
44 73 Jeff Baker 2008 .254
45 73 Jeff Clement 2011 .000 DNP
46 73 Will Clark 1991 .324
47 73 Steve Pearce 2010 .322
48 72 Orlando Cepeda 1965 .223
49 72 Corey Hart 2009 .267
50 72 Boog Powell 1969 .337
51 72 Josh Fields 2010 .264
52 72 Mike Jacobs 2008 .275
53 72 Casper Wells 2012 .263
54 72 Clint Robinson 2012 -.009
55 72 Scott Hairston 2007 .267
56 72 Jeff Bagwell 1995 .320
57 72 Josh Hamilton 2008 .295
58 72 Chris Johnson 2012 .268
59 72 Matt Rizzotti 2013 .000 DNP
60 71 Don Mincher 1965 .306
61 71 Victor Diaz 2009 .000 DNP
62 71 Jeff Larish 2010 .199
63 71 Brandon Allen 2013 .000 DNP
64 71 Seth Smith 2010 .272
65 71 Chris Duncan 2008 .251
66 70 Kevin Kouzmanoff 2009 .253
67 70 Dan Johnson 2007 .280
68 70 Adam LaRoche 2007 .267
69 70 Scott Sizemore 2012 .000 DNP
70 70 Miguel Cabrera 2010 .335
71 70 Rocco Baldelli 2009 .267
72 70 Jhonny Peralta 2009 .243
73 70 Mark McGwire 1991 .271
74 70 Mauro Gomez 2012 .257
75 70 Ron Blomberg 1976 .029
76 70 Wes Covington 1959 .272
77 70 Leon Durham 1985 .275
78 70 Seth Loman 2013 .000 DNP
79 70 Matt Holliday 2007 .306
80 70 Tyler Colvin 2013 .170
81 69 Bob Hamelin 1995 .214
82 69 Bob Horner 1985 .294
83 69 Ernesto Mejia 2013 .000 DNP
84 69 Jason Botts 2008 .251
85 69 Ben Francisco 2009 .275
86 69 Mitchell Page 1979 .252
87 69 Josh Donaldson 2013 .326
88 69 Bill Skowron 1958 .262
89 69 Travis Buck 2011 .231
90 69 Rocky Colavito 1961 .336
91 69 John Mayberry 1976 .256
92 69 Alex Gordon 2011 .303
93 69 Neil Walker 2013 .278
94 69 Jim Ray Hart 1969 .282
95 68 Andy Dirks 2013 .255
96 68 Tagg Bozied 2007 .000 DNP
97 68 Matt Kemp 2012 .325
98 68 Manny Ramirez 1999 .341
99 68 Chris Young 2011 .277
100 68 Glenn Davis 1988 .307

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2014 Due to publishing agreements, the 2014 player comments and team essays are only available in the Baseball Prospectus 2014 book (available in hardcopy, e-book, and Kindle).

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