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Jason Smith 2BRoyals

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
9 618 .212 .248 .361 .213 -0.7
Birth Date7-24-1977
Height6' 3"
Weight195 lbs
BatsL
ThrowsR
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
2001 CHN 23 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.010 -0.3 -0.0 -0.0
2002 TBA 24 26 69 65 9 13 1 2 1 21 2 24 0 0 2 6 3 0 .200 .224 .323 .198 -2.9 -0.1 -0.3
2003 TBA 25 1 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .081 -0.6 -0.0 -0.1
2004 DET 26 61 169 155 20 37 7 4 5 67 8 37 1 0 5 19 1 2 .239 .280 .432 .245 9.4 -0.2 0.9
2005 DET 27 27 63 58 4 11 1 2 0 16 0 16 1 0 4 2 2 1 .190 .203 .276 .163 -3.0 1.3 -0.2
2006 COL 28 49 108 99 9 26 1 0 5 42 7 29 2 0 0 13 3 0 .263 .324 .424 .269 2.5 0.3 0.3
2007 ARI 29 2 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .162 -0.6 0.0 -0.1
2007 KCA 29 40 89 85 9 16 2 1 6 38 3 29 0 1 0 14 0 0 .188 .213 .447 .221 -2.0 -0.8 -0.3
2007 TOR 29 27 56 52 7 11 1 1 0 14 3 22 1 0 0 4 0 0 .212 .268 .269 .198 -1.5 0.7 -0.1
2008 KCA 30 22 28 28 6 6 2 0 0 8 0 12 0 0 0 1 0 1 .214 .214 .286 .196 -1.8 0.4 -0.1
2009 HOU 31 21 27 25 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 1 1 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .015 -6.8 -0.1 -0.7
Career278618576651221510172082318152126094.212.248.361.213-7.81.6-0.7

Advanced

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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
1997 ROK A 0 35 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .273 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 WPT A- 0 215 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .366 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 ROK A 0 496 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .310 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 DAY A+ 0 157 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .296 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 WTN AA 0 505 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .301 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 CHN MLB 2 1 -.010 .271 .295 .429 .245 .000 94 -0.3 0.0 0 -0.0 0.0 -0.3 -0.0 -0.3 -0.0
2001 DUR AAA 8 32 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .286 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 IOW AAA 70 256 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .313 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 TBA MLB 26 69 .198 .259 .324 .408 .257 .300 97 -4.6 1.8 0.5 -0.1 0.3 -2.9 -0.3 -2.9 -0.3
2002 DUR AAA 54 220 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .331 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 TBA MLB 1 4 .081 .222 .296 .345 .230 .250 106 -0.8 0.1 0 -0.0 -0.1 -0.6 -0.1 -0.6 -0.1
2003 DUR AAA 130 544 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .347 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 DET MLB 61 169 .245 .266 .332 .429 .258 .283 103 -2.8 5.0 0.4 -0.2 1.9 9.4 0.9 9.4 0.9
2004 TOL AAA 33 130 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .323 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 DET MLB 27 63 .163 .274 .341 .428 .270 .262 101 -6.5 1.8 0.3 1.3 -0.3 -3.0 -0.2 -3.0 -0.2
2005 TOL AAA 55 207 .228 .267 .335 .422 .252 .276 96 -7.2 6.1 -0.7 -2.1 -0.6 -1.8 -0.4 -1.8 -0.4
2006 COL MLB 49 108 .269 .268 .330 .436 .270 .323 100 1 3.3 -0.4 0.3 0.2 2.5 0.3 2.5 0.3
2006 CSP AAA 41 159 .285 .284 .357 .448 .276 .381 119 4.1 4.4 0.4 3.7 1.1 12.2 1.6 12.2 1.6
2007 ARI MLB 2 4 .162 .274 .334 .450 .255 .500 115 -0.4 0.1 0 0.0 -0.3 -0.6 -0.1 -0.6 -0.1
2007 KCA MLB 40 89 .221 .255 .322 .392 .252 .196 102 -3.8 2.6 0.6 -0.8 -0.3 -2.0 -0.3 -2.0 -0.3
2007 TOR MLB 27 56 .198 .264 .340 .412 .265 .367 94 -3.9 1.7 0.2 0.7 0.1 -1.5 -0.1 -1.5 -0.1
2007 VIS A+ 3 12 .446 .268 .344 .423 .268 .429 98 2.4 0.3 0 -0.0 0.6 3.3 0.3 3.3 0.3
2007 TUC AAA 14 57 .284 .300 .360 .471 .272 .412 112 1.5 1.7 0.4 0.9 -1.7 2.8 0.4 2.8 0.4
2008 KCA MLB 22 28 .196 .265 .323 .411 .254 .375 102 -1.9 0.8 0 0.4 -0.9 -1.8 -0.1 -1.8 -0.1
2008 OMA AAA 110 459 .249 .275 .343 .439 .260 .310 106 -6 14.2 1.4 7.0 1.5 12.6 1.9 12.6 1.9
2009 HOU MLB 21 27 .015 .257 .329 .422 .267 .000 96 -7.1 0.8 0 -0.1 -0.7 -6.8 -0.7 -6.8 -0.7
2009 ROU AAA 83 285 .215 .263 .332 .399 .271 .260 87 -13.6 8.1 -0.3 5.4 2.4 -2.2 0.3 -2.2 0.3

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
1997 WPT A- 215 25 59 5 2 0 11 10 44 9 2 .288 .321 .332 .044 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 ROK A 35 4 6 0 1 0 3 2 11 1 0 .182 .229 .242 .061 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 ROK A 496 67 111 15 9 7 60 31 122 23 6 .239 .288 .356 .116 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 DAY A+ 157 22 37 5 2 5 26 12 29 9 3 .261 .331 .430 .169 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 WTN AA 505 55 114 22 7 12 61 22 130 16 10 .237 .273 .387 .150 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 IOW AAA 256 31 56 8 6 4 15 12 71 6 3 .233 .272 .367 .133 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 DUR AAA 32 2 6 1 0 0 3 0 11 0 0 .194 .188 .226 .032 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 CHN MLB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.010 -0.3 -0.0 -0.0
2002 DUR AAA 220 29 57 11 2 4 28 10 44 5 1 .277 .311 .408 .131 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 TBA MLB 69 9 13 1 2 1 6 2 24 3 0 .200 .224 .323 .123 .198 -2.9 -0.1 -0.3
2003 DUR AAA 544 76 147 20 14 15 71 11 128 14 9 .285 .302 .466 .181 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 TBA MLB 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .000 .081 -0.6 -0.0 -0.1
2004 DET MLB 169 20 37 7 4 5 19 8 37 1 2 .239 .280 .432 .194 .245 9.4 -0.2 0.9
2004 TOL AAA 130 18 33 8 2 3 13 6 26 5 1 .270 .305 .443 .172 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 TOL AAA 207 24 43 11 2 6 25 11 53 8 4 .230 .265 .406 .176 .228 -1.8 -2.1 -0.4
2005 DET MLB 63 4 11 1 2 0 2 0 16 2 1 .190 .203 .276 .086 .163 -3.0 1.3 -0.2
2006 COL MLB 108 9 26 1 0 5 13 7 29 3 0 .263 .324 .424 .162 .269 2.5 0.3 0.3
2006 CSP AAA 159 26 41 9 5 4 23 15 41 3 1 .291 .357 .511 .220 .285 12.2 3.7 1.6
2007 TUC AAA 57 9 17 3 1 3 10 0 17 0 2 .315 .327 .574 .259 .284 2.8 0.9 0.4
2007 KCA MLB 89 9 16 2 1 6 14 3 29 0 0 .188 .213 .447 .259 .221 -2.0 -0.8 -0.3
2007 TOR MLB 56 7 11 1 1 0 4 3 22 0 0 .212 .268 .269 .058 .198 -1.5 0.7 -0.1
2007 VIS A+ 12 4 4 0 0 1 5 2 1 0 0 .444 .583 .778 .333 .446 3.3 -0.0 0.3
2007 ARI MLB 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .000 .162 -0.6 0.0 -0.1
2008 KCA MLB 28 6 6 2 0 0 1 0 12 0 1 .214 .214 .286 .071 .196 -1.8 0.4 -0.1
2008 OMA AAA 459 52 107 20 7 20 62 23 128 3 1 .253 .289 .475 .222 .249 12.6 7.0 1.9
2009 ROU AAA 285 32 52 6 2 6 28 13 83 11 2 .198 .241 .305 .107 .215 -2.2 5.4 0.3
2009 HOU MLB 27 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 9 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .015 -6.8 -0.1 -0.7

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
2008 101 0.4158 0.6535 0.5909 0.6667 0.6441 0.7143 0.5000 0.4091
2009 82 0.4390 0.6463 0.6038 0.8056 0.5217 0.6897 0.5000 0.3962
Career1830.42620.65030.59670.72890.58930.70330.50.4033

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2007-05-19 2007-07-13 15-DL 55 47 Right Abdomen Surgery Appendix 2007-05-22

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2009 HOU $500,000
2007 TOR, ARI, KCA $500,000
2006 COL $335,000
2005 DET $325,000
2002 TBA $200,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
5 yrPrevious$1,860,000
5 yrTotal$1,860,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 140 d

Details
  • sent outright to Triple-A 5/26/09 designated for assignment 5/22/09 contract purchased 5/10/09 sent outright to Triple-A 5/9/09 designated for assignment 5/6/09 contract purchased 4/4/09 signed as a free agent from KC 1/5/09, 1 year/$0.5M (09) (minor-league contract)
  • non-tendered 12/12/08 designated for assignment 12/12/08 contract purchased 8/2/08 designated for assignment 1/4/08 (accepted assignment 1/08) re-signed 12/12/07, 1 year (08)
  • claimed off waivers from AZ 7/11/07
  • designated for assignment 5/19/07
  • claimed off waivers from TOR 5/17/07, designated for assignment 5/15/07
  • signed 12/06, 1 year/$0.5M (07)
  • Rule 5-CHC 12/06
  • signed as a free agent from COL 11/06 (minor-league contract)
  • designated for assignment 8/06 contract purchased 7/06 designated for assignment 6/06 contract purchased 4/06 1 year/$0.335M (06)
  • signed as a free agent from DT 11/05 (minor-league contract) designated for assignment 7/05 contract purchased 6/05 sent outright to Triple-A, designated for assignment 6/05 re-signed 3/05, 1 year/$0.325M (05) contract purchased 5/04 sent to minor-league camp 3/04 signed as a free agent from TB 12/03 (minor-league contract) sent outright to Triple-A 10/03 optioned to Triple-A 6/03 contract purchased 6/03 optioned to Triple-A 8/02 designated for assignment 8/02 optioned to Triple-A 7/02 recalled 5/02 signed 1/02 acquired in trade from CHC 8/01 (PTBNL in McGriff deal) optioned 7/01 recalled 7/01 6/01

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The Lineup Card: Ten Trades That Made Our ChildhoodsBaseball Prospectus2014-07-03
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This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Chasing Two AwardsJoe Sheehan2005-08-17
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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: June 14-22Christina Kahrl2005-06-24
Prospectus Notebook: Friday EditionBaseball Prospectus2005-06-24
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 24-June 12, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-06-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 10-13, 2004Christina Kahrl2004-05-15
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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: June 6-9Christina Kahrl2003-06-13


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