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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
7 1698 .237 .306 .366 .235 1.5
Birth Date3-10-1977
Height6' 4"
Weight195 lbs
BatsB
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
1998 SDN 21 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .727 0.6 -0.0 0.1
1999 SDN 22 76 293 266 29 65 14 1 5 96 25 70 0 2 0 30 2 1 .244 .307 .361 .241 5.2 -2.4 0.3
2000 SDN 23 43 148 130 12 29 6 0 3 44 14 35 0 1 3 14 1 1 .223 .297 .338 .206 -2.4 0.2 -0.2
2001 SDN 24 138 526 448 56 107 20 0 11 160 66 112 4 7 1 57 4 4 .239 .337 .357 .240 12.4 -2.7 1.0
2002 SEA 25 80 253 228 24 59 10 1 7 92 18 58 2 4 1 43 1 1 .259 .313 .404 .255 8.2 -0.8 0.7
2003 SEA 26 80 269 246 25 58 18 0 6 94 18 61 0 4 1 42 0 0 .236 .284 .382 .242 5.5 -1.3 0.4
2004 CHA 27 54 171 160 21 37 9 0 6 64 9 40 1 0 1 16 1 1 .231 .276 .400 .225 0.2 -0.4 -0.0
2004 SEA 27 14 37 33 1 3 0 0 0 3 3 9 0 1 0 2 0 0 .091 .162 .091 .084 -6.6 -0.2 -0.7
Career4861698151216835877238553153385719720498.237.306.366.23523.0-7.51.5

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
1995 IDA Rk 52 219 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .314 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 RCU A+ 98 390 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .248 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 RCU A+ 0 504 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .329 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 SDN MLB 1 1 .727 .223 .292 .335 .222 .000 96 0.5 0.0 0 -0.0 0.0 0.6 0.1 0.6 0.1
1998 MOB AA 0 481 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .306 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 SDN MLB 76 293 .241 .263 .334 .420 .254 .311 96 -6.5 8.0 5.5 -2.4 -0.8 5.2 0.3 5.2 0.3
1999 LVG AAA 0 227 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .359 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 SDN MLB 43 148 .206 .265 .344 .439 .260 .280 99 -9.5 4.1 2.6 0.2 0.8 -2.4 -0.2 -2.4 -0.2
2000 LVG AAA 0 260 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .298 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 SDN MLB 138 526 .240 .256 .321 .414 .253 .289 98 -11.4 14.2 9.3 -2.7 -0.3 12.4 1.0 12.4 1.0
2002 SEA MLB 80 253 .255 .263 .329 .422 .262 .311 95 -1.3 6.7 4.2 -0.8 -1.3 8.2 0.7 8.2 0.7
2003 SEA MLB 80 269 .242 .265 .334 .424 .264 .284 97 -5.4 7.3 4.7 -1.3 -1.4 5.5 0.4 5.5 0.4
2004 CHA MLB 54 171 .225 .270 .332 .436 .258 .272 107 -6.6 5.1 3.1 -0.4 -0.9 0.2 -0.0 0.2 -0.0
2004 SEA MLB 14 37 .084 .275 .335 .427 .254 .120 104 -7.2 1.1 0.7 -0.2 -1.0 -6.6 -0.7 -6.6 -0.7
2004 TAC AAA 39 157 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .284 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 CHR AAA 10 35 .166 .276 .329 .438 .267 .250 104 -3.8 1.1 0.7 0.1 -0.3 -1.8 -0.2 -1.8 -0.2
2006 TAM A+ 4 17 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .182 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 COH AAA 48 170 .195 .253 .320 .385 .252 .262 100 -11.5 4.8 1.4 0.2 -2.3 -9.8 -1.0 -9.8 -1.0
2007 LVG AAA 36 121 .206 .279 .346 .441 .265 .271 115 -7.3 3.7 2.1 -0.0 -0.5 -3.9 -0.4 -3.9 -0.4
2008 BOW AA 24 103 .216 .269 .339 .410 .260 .250 103 -5 3.0 1.7 0.0 -0.5 -2.9 -0.3 -2.9 -0.3
2008 NOR AAA 20 65 .113 .257 .323 .385 .254 .217 86 -9.2 1.7 1 0.6 -0.6 -6.3 -0.5 -6.3 -0.5

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
1995 IDA Rk 219 36 55 8 3 5 46 17 36 0 0 .279 .335 .426 .147 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 RCU A+ 390 35 71 10 1 6 41 31 89 1 1 .201 .263 .286 .085 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 RCU A+ 504 67 132 30 1 17 76 28 107 3 1 .278 .321 .454 .175 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 MOB AA 481 65 124 29 2 14 75 42 60 4 2 .286 .358 .460 .173 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 SDN MLB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .727 0.6 -0.0 0.1
1999 LVG AAA 227 27 62 18 1 7 44 24 41 4 1 .308 .388 .512 .204 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 SDN MLB 293 29 65 14 1 5 30 25 70 2 1 .244 .307 .361 .117 .241 5.2 -2.4 0.3
2000 LVG AAA 260 38 58 16 1 7 40 38 43 5 2 .262 .373 .439 .176 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 SDN MLB 148 12 29 6 0 3 14 14 35 1 1 .223 .297 .338 .115 .206 -2.4 0.2 -0.2
2001 SDN MLB 526 56 107 20 0 11 57 66 112 4 4 .239 .337 .357 .118 .240 12.4 -2.7 1.0
2002 SEA MLB 253 24 59 10 1 7 43 18 58 1 1 .259 .313 .404 .145 .255 8.2 -0.8 0.7
2003 SEA MLB 269 25 58 18 0 6 42 18 61 0 0 .236 .284 .382 .146 .242 5.5 -1.3 0.4
2004 SEA MLB 37 1 3 0 0 0 2 3 9 0 0 .091 .162 .091 .000 .084 -6.6 -0.2 -0.7
2004 CHA MLB 171 21 37 9 0 6 16 9 40 1 1 .231 .276 .400 .169 .225 0.2 -0.4 -0.0
2004 TAC AAA 157 18 35 9 0 4 15 15 29 1 0 .248 .318 .397 .149 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 CHR AAA 35 1 8 0 0 1 3 1 4 0 0 .242 .265 .333 .091 .166 -1.8 0.1 -0.2
2006 TAM A+ 17 2 3 1 0 1 2 1 4 0 0 .188 .235 .438 .250 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 COH AAA 170 10 36 6 0 4 20 7 37 1 1 .222 .253 .333 .111 .195 -9.8 0.2 -1.0
2007 LVG AAA 121 13 24 4 0 1 11 10 24 0 1 .218 .283 .282 .064 .206 -3.9 -0.0 -0.4
2008 BOW AA 103 10 22 6 1 2 13 5 15 0 0 .227 .272 .371 .144 .216 -2.9 0.0 -0.3
2008 NOR AAA 65 2 11 2 0 1 2 0 17 0 0 .172 .185 .250 .078 .113 -6.3 0.6 -0.5

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
2009-05-18 2009-09-07 Minors 112 0 Right Shoulder Surgery AC Joint -
2005-06-28 2005-09-05 Minors 69 65 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2005-06-28
2000-08-12 2000-09-03 15-DL 22 20 Right Abdomen Strain Oblique - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2005 CHA $1,000,000
2004 CHA $1,400,000
2004 SEA $1,400,000
2003 SEA $1,000,000
2002 SEA $350,000
2001 SDN $235,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
5 yrPrevious$5,385,000
5 yrTotal$5,385,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
4 y 170 d

Details
  • sent outright to Triple-A 3/05 re-signed 12/04 (avoided arbitration)
  • acquired in trade from SEA 6/04 optioned to Triple-A 5/04 re-signed, avoided arbitration 1/04, 1 year/$1.4M (04)
  • arbitration-eligible after 03
  • 1 year/$1M (03) avoided arbitration 1/03 ($1.125M-$0.875M)
  • acquired in trade from SD 12/01

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BP Articles

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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Young and Running Out Of TimeR.J. Anderson2013-01-23
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Young and Running Out Of TimeSam Miller2013-01-23
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This article requires BP Premium accessWestern Front: My Kingdome for a MorseGeoff Young2012-05-22
Inside The Park: Farewell to a PhenomBradford Doolittle2012-05-21
This article requires BP Premium accessTen Prospects on the Bubble, Part Two: National LeagueBradley Ankrom2012-03-07
This article requires BP Premium accessFantasy Beat: The Risk of Rostering RookiesJason Collette2012-01-13
This article requires BP Premium accessDivide and Conquer, NL West: Like Cats Approaching a StreamGeoff Young2011-06-23
This article requires BP Premium accessThe BP Broadside: The Most Disappointing Prospects of All Time, Part 1Steven Goldman2011-02-28
This article requires BP Premium accessWait 'Til Next Year: The Final EightBryan Smith2009-06-12
This article requires BP Premium accessLies, Damned Lies: Projecting the Top of the CropNate Silver2008-06-05
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: AL East NRI ReviewChristina Kahrl2008-02-19
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Moves from the Week that WasChristina Kahrl2008-01-13
Transaction of the Day: Roster Reviews of the EastsChristina Kahrl2007-04-12
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Triple-A PreviewKevin Goldstein2007-04-05
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Division Roundup, AL East, 7/25/2006Kevin Goldstein2006-07-25
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 17-26Christina Kahrl2006-03-27
This article requires BP Premium accessShould They Stay or Should They Go: San Diego's Free Agents and Draft PicksBryan Smith2005-12-23
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: July 30Christina Kahrl2005-07-31
Prospectus Notebook: Wednesday EditionBaseball Prospectus2005-06-29
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 29-April 4, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-04-12
This article requires BP Premium accessTeam Health Reports: Chicago White SoxDave Haller2005-03-30
This article requires BP Premium accessCrooked Numbers: Wild Wild WestJames Click2005-03-17
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Offseason - The CentralsChristina Kahrl2005-03-11
Prospectus Triple Play: Chicago White Sox, Oakland Athletics, Philadelphia PhilliesBaseball Prospectus2005-01-13
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This article requires BP Premium accessBreaking Balls: The Bizarro Dusty BakerDerek Zumsteg2004-08-18
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: June 25-27Christina Kahrl2004-06-30
Transaction Analysis: May 5-10Christina Kahrl2004-05-11
Breaking Balls: Sixteen Innings of BlissDerek Zumsteg2004-05-06
Prospectus Triple Play: Cleveland Indians, Los Angeles Dodgers, Seattle MarinersBaseball Prospectus2004-03-26
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: More Job BattlesJoe Sheehan2004-03-15
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This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Q&A: Bill Bavasi, Part IIJonah Keri2004-03-01
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Roundtable: Top 50 Prospects, Part IBaseball Prospectus2004-02-21
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: January 12-February 6, 2004Christina Kahrl2004-02-11
Prospectus Triple Play: Houston Astros, Milwaukee Brewers, Oakland AthleticsBaseball Prospectus2003-08-18
Breaking Balls: Dissecting MelvinDerek Zumsteg2003-07-01
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The Week in Quotes: February 4-16Ryan Wilkins2003-02-17
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Transaction Analysis: September 28-November 10, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-11-15
Rebuilding Gone Awry: Rebuilding Gone AwryChris Dankberg2002-07-22
Transaction Analysis: April 11-13, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-04-15
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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2008-05-21 13:00:00 (link to chat)Why is Wieters still in High A? Isn't he 22? Isn't Ramon Hernandez is a FA at the end of the season? Shouldn't they be seeing what he can do against/with better pitching?
(rogerlamarque from Brooklyn)
I'm totally with you. I don't get it either. He's ready and it's not like Ben Davis (yes, THAT Ben Davis) is some kind of block for him at Double-A. (Kevin Goldstein)


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