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Victor Caratini 3B  

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2017 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 23)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
32 .233 1 3 3 0 .239 -0.1
Birth Date8-17-1993
Height6' 1"
Weight215 lbs
Age23 years, 6 months, 2 days
BatsB
ThrowsR
2013
2014
2015
2016
-0.12017
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WARP Summary

Projected Rest-of-Season Playing Time

Last Update: 2/17/2017 16:59 ET | Cubs Depth Chart

Team Pos Order PT% PA AVG R HR RBI SB OBP SLG WARP TAv
CHN C 8 5 32 .233 3 1 3 0 .303 .357 -0.1 .239
2015 Rest-of-Season Totals532.2333130.303.357-0.1.239

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

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
2013 DNV Rk 58 246 .311 .254 .325 .369 .258 .375 98 14.1 7.5 0.1 1.3 -0.6 21.2 2.2 21.2 2.2
2014 KNC A 14 58 .252 .242 .308 .355 .252 .318 97 -0.5 1.7 0.2 0.4 -0.2 1.1 0.2 1.1 0.2
2014 ROM A 87 365 .270 .252 .322 .366 .254 .324 104 3.9 10.4 4.7 -1.5 -4.0 15.0 1.4 15.0 1.4
2015 MYR A+ 112 453 .266 .251 .319 .354 .255 .303 98 2.8 12.2 3.8 -1.0 -3.2 15.6 1.6 15.6 1.6
2016 TEN AA 115 480 .290 .252 .319 .368 .262 .341 98 14.7 12.9 3.1 -10.2 -1.5 29.3 2.1 29.3 2.1
2016 MSS Wnt 19 75 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .286 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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 DNV Rk 246 29 58 23 1 1 25 39 49 0 2 .290 .415 .430 .140 .311 21.2 1.3 2.2
2014 ROM A 365 42 90 18 4 5 42 34 59 1 1 .279 .352 .406 .127 .270 15.0 -1.5 1.4
2014 KNC A 58 7 14 4 1 0 13 4 10 0 0 .264 .310 .377 .113 .252 1.1 0.4 0.2
2015 MYR A+ 453 39 101 31 1 4 53 49 75 0 0 .257 .342 .372 .115 .266 15.6 -1.0 1.6
2016 TEN AA 480 57 120 25 2 6 47 54 80 2 1 .291 .375 .405 .114 .290 29.3 -10.2 2.1
2016 MSS Wnt 75 2 14 3 0 0 4 10 14 0 0 .226 .338 .274 .048 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0

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

Injury History  —  No longer being updated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
2014-08-30 - Minors - - - Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2017 CHN $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d2017

Details
  • 2017. Contract selected by Chicago Cubs 11/18/16.
  • Acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Atlanta 7/31/14.
  • Drafted by Atlanta 2013 (2-65) (Miami-Dade JC). $0.8M signing bonus ($0.8588M slot).

2017 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
90o 97 11 23 5 0 2 11 10 20 0 0 .278 .356 .437 .280 5.4 C -2 0.4
80o 75 8 18 4 0 2 8 7 16 0 0 .262 .338 .409 .266 3.0 C -2 0.2
70o 59 6 13 3 0 1 6 5 13 0 0 .251 .325 .389 .256 1.8 C -2 0.0
60o 45 5 9 2 0 1 5 4 10 0 0 .242 .314 .373 .247 0.9 C -1 -0.1
50o 32 3 6 1 0 1 3 3 7 0 0 .233 .303 .357 .239 0.4 C -1 -0.1
40o 19 2 4 1 0 0 2 2 4 0 0 .224 .293 .342 .230 0.1 C -1 -0.1
30o 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .214 .281 .326 .222 0.0 C -1 -0.2
Weighted Mean384820143900.237.308.365.2430.6C -1-0.1

Preseason Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2017 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
201824251295412152623570.239.313.372.252-0.56.5-0.52.56.5-2.0-11.3
201925279326014173025640.237.311.377.253-0.67.3-0.62.77.2-2.1-12.6
202026240285312162621520.242.314.382.256-0.47.1-0.52.36.2-0.9-10.9
202127252295412162722560.243.316.383.257-0.47.5-0.62.36.5-0.7-11.4
202228255305613162723570.242.317.385.258-0.47.8-0.62.36.6-0.5-11.5
202329242285312162622540.241.316.382.256-0.47.0-0.52.16.3-0.9-10.9
202430246295312162723550.242.318.388.259-0.47.6-0.62.16.4-0.2-11.1
202531229275011162521510.241.317.384.257-0.46.7-0.51.95.9-0.6-10.3
202632211254510152319470.240.316.382.257-0.45.9-0.51.65.5-0.7-9.5

Comparable Players (Similarity Index 84)

Rank Score Name Year TAv Trend
1 93 Christian Vazquez 2014 .239
2 92 David Freitas 2012 .000 DNP
3 91 Kevin Plawecki 2014 .000 DNP
4 91 Jonathan Lucroy 2009 .000 DNP
5 91 J.R. Murphy 2014 .265
6 90 Carlos Santana 2009 .000 DNP
7 89 Josh Donaldson 2009 .000 DNP
8 89 Tucker Barnhart 2014 .207
9 87 Carlos Perez 2014 .000 DNP
10 87 David Cooper 2010 .000 DNP
11 87 J.T. Realmuto 2014 .227
12 86 Jason Hagerty 2011 .000 DNP
13 86 James Skelton 2009 .000 DNP
14 86 Mike Ford 2016 .000 DNP
15 86 Ryan Casteel 2014 .000 DNP
16 86 Tim Federowicz 2011 .209
17 86 Austin Gallagher 2012 .000 DNP
18 86 Blake Swihart 2015 .241
19 86 Austin Romine 2012 .000 DNP
20 86 Rob Brantly 2013 .191
21 85 Conrad Gregor 2015 .000 DNP
22 85 Josh Thole 2010 .264
23 85 Steve Clevenger 2009 .000 DNP
24 85 Lou Marson 2009 .235
25 85 Felix Munoz 2015 .000 DNP
26 85 Jayce Boyd 2014 .000 DNP
27 85 Cameron Seitzer 2013 .000 DNP
28 84 Andy Wilkins 2012 .000 DNP
29 84 Ramon Cabrera 2013 .000 DNP
30 84 Maxwell Muncy 2014 .000 DNP
31 84 Seth Mejias-Brean 2014 .000 DNP
32 84 Sandy Leon 2012 .290
33 84 Tyler Collins 2013 .000 DNP
34 84 Chris Parmelee 2011 .354
35 84 Gioskar Amaya 2016 .000 DNP
36 84 Cody Hawn 2012 .000 DNP
37 84 Alex Avila 2010 .224
38 84 Hank Conger 2011 .241
39 84 Roberto Perez 2012 .000 DNP
40 84 Dario Pizzano 2014 .000 DNP
41 83 Taylor Green 2010 .000 DNP
42 83 Stefan Welch 2012 .000 DNP
43 83 Darin Holcomb 2009 .000 DNP
44 83 Stephen Parker 2011 .000 DNP
45 83 Tyler Ogle 2014 .000 DNP
46 83 Koby Clemens 2010 .000 DNP
47 83 Russell Martin 2006 .264
48 83 Rangel Ravelo 2015 .000 DNP
49 82 Ryan Rieger 2014 .000 DNP
50 82 Justin Bour 2011 .000 DNP
51 82 Aaron Baker 2011 .000 DNP
52 82 James Loney 2007 .306
53 82 Tony Cruz 2010 .000 DNP
54 82 Jeff Mathis 2006 .176
55 82 Dan Vogelbach 2016 .102
56 82 Lucas Duda 2009 .000 DNP
57 82 Jake Smolinski 2012 .000 DNP
58 82 K.C. Hobson 2014 .000 DNP
59 82 Dwight Smith 2016 .000 DNP
60 82 Zelous Wheeler 2010 .000 DNP
61 82 Max Kepler 2016 .254
62 82 Ryne White 2010 .000 DNP
63 82 Mike Carp 2009 .317
64 82 Corban Joseph 2012 .000 DNP
65 82 Dan Brewer 2011 .000 DNP
66 82 Dante Bichette 2016 .000 DNP
67 82 Craig Cooper 2008 .000 DNP
68 82 Jacob Wilson 2014 .000 DNP
69 82 Ramon Flores 2015 .192
70 82 Lance Ray 2013 .000 DNP
71 82 Matt Curry 2012 .000 DNP
72 82 Brandon Snyder 2010 .233
73 82 Jake Jefferies 2011 .000 DNP
74 82 Phil Ervin 2016 .000 DNP
75 81 Chris Vinyard 2009 .000 DNP
76 81 Colin Moran 2016 .089
77 81 Daniel Paolini 2013 .000 DNP
78 81 Chun-Hsiu Chen 2012 .000 DNP
79 81 Brad Emaus 2009 .000 DNP
80 81 Jorge Bonifacio 2016 .000 DNP
81 81 Alex Dickerson 2013 .000 DNP
82 81 Jeff Malm 2014 .000 DNP
83 81 Conor Gillaspie 2011 .298
84 81 Eric Campbell 2009 .000 DNP
85 81 Travis Harrison 2016 .000 DNP
86 81 Jose Marmolejos-Diaz 2016 .000 DNP
87 81 Gary Sanchez 2016 .332
88 81 Austin Hedges 2016 .119
89 81 Neil Walker 2009 .182
90 81 David Adams 2010 .000 DNP
91 81 Chris McGuiness 2011 .000 DNP
92 81 Kyle Seager 2011 .263
93 81 Joey Rickard 2014 .000 DNP
94 81 Marvin Lowrance 2008 .000 DNP
95 81 Daniel Descalso 2010 .284
96 81 Reid Fronk 2010 .000 DNP
97 81 Michael Reed 2016 .167
98 80 Nicholas Romero 2011 .000 DNP
99 80 Jonathan Still 2008 .000 DNP
100 80 Shane Peterson 2011 .000 DNP

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BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2017 Due to publishing agreements, the 2017 player comments and team essays are only available in the Baseball Prospectus 2017 book (available in hardcopy, and soon e-book and Kindle).
2015 Victor Caratini is a catcher with a maaaaaybe plus hit tool, which is plenty.

BP Articles

Victor Caratini is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessGet to Know: Catcher ProspectsBen Carsley2017-01-11
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Feature: AFL Preview: Glendale Desert DogsMauricio Rubio2016-10-12
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Feature: AFL Preview: Glendale Desert DogsSteve Givarz2016-10-12
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Feature: AFL Preview: Glendale Desert DogsJarrett Seidler2016-10-12
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Tuesday, August 9thChristopher Crawford2016-08-10
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of May 13-15Christopher Crawford2016-05-16
This article requires BP Premium access5 O'Clock Power: Scouting a Series: Frederick vs. Myrtle BeachTucker Blair2015-08-07
This article requires BP Premium accessLeague Preview Series: Carolina LeagueJordan Gorosh2015-03-27
This article requires BP Premium accessDaisy Cutter: Let's Talk About the Cubs BullpenSahadev Sharma2015-02-12
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessGet to Know: Third-Base ProspectsBen Carsley2015-01-27
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Catching On to the CubsSahadev Sharma2014-12-23
This article requires BP Premium accessMonday Morning Ten Pack: August 4, 2014BP Prospect Staff2014-08-04
Eyewitness Accounts: May 21, 2014BP Prospect Staff2014-05-21
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: For Whom the Bell TollsR.J. Anderson2014-05-05
This article requires BP Premium accessNotes from the Field: Spring NotesBP Prospect Staff2014-03-10
This article requires BP Premium accessNotes from the Field: Spring NotesJason Parks2014-03-10
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Atlanta Braves Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2014-02-25


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Advanced Catching Metrics

Year Lg Framing Chances CSAA Framing Runs Blocking Chances EPAA Blocking Runs SB Attempts SRAA TRAA Throwing Runs FRAA Adj. FRAA
2014 afx 0 .000 0.0 3678 .001 -0.8 87 -.005 .005 0.2 -0.6 -1.0
2015 afa 0 .000 0.0 3251 -.002 2.0 99 .017 -.001 -1.0 1.0 -1.0
2016 aax 6260 -.007 -7.1 0 .000 0.0 88 .026 .009 -1.4 -8.5 -10.2

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