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Howie Clark PHBlue Jays

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
6 343 .262 .329 .358 .237 0.1
Birth Date2-13-1974
Height5' 10"
Weight195 lbs
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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
2002 BAL 28 14 58 53 3 16 5 0 0 21 3 6 2 0 0 4 0 0 .302 .362 .396 .241 -1.2 0.3 -0.1
2003 TOR 29 38 77 70 9 25 3 1 0 30 3 6 2 0 2 7 0 1 .357 .400 .429 .283 2.8 0.4 0.3
2004 TOR 30 40 133 115 17 25 6 0 3 40 13 15 0 2 3 12 0 0 .217 .292 .348 .223 -1.7 1.1 -0.1
2006 BAL 32 7 10 7 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 .143 .333 .143 .208 -0.4 -0.0 -0.0
2007 TOR 33 31 57 49 6 10 2 0 0 12 7 5 0 1 0 2 1 0 .204 .298 .245 .206 -0.9 0.3 -0.1
2008 MIN 34 4 8 8 0 2 2 0 0 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .500 .256 0.1 0.0 0.0
Career1343433023679181310828364362611.262.329.358.237-1.32.10.1

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
1993 AGA A 7 17 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .286 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 BLU Rk 58 215 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .347 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 AGA A 108 416 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .313 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 FRD A+ 2 7 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .200 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 HDS A+ 100 371 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .290 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 BOW AA 127 527 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .294 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 BOW AA 0 347 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .303 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 BOW AA 0 307 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .312 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 ROC AAA 0 104 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .235 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 BOW AA 0 139 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .312 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 ROC AAA 0 314 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .305 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 BOW AA 0 57 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .370 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 ROC AAA 0 216 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .297 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 BAL MLB 14 58 .241 .264 .328 .414 .259 .340 99 -1.2 1.6 -0.9 0.3 -0.5 -1.2 -0.1 -1.2 -0.1
2002 ROC AAA 108 468 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .317 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 TOR MLB 38 77 .283 .263 .326 .416 .256 .391 106 2 2.1 -0.2 0.4 -0.3 2.8 0.3 2.8 0.3
2003 SYR AAA 66 285 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .264 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 TOR MLB 40 133 .223 .266 .334 .431 .261 .222 104 -5.5 4.0 -1.7 1.1 0.6 -1.7 -0.1 -1.7 -0.1
2004 SYR AAA 72 305 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .315 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 ALT AA 31 130 .308 .251 .319 .386 .255 .379 99 5.1 2.9 -1.3 -1.0 0.2 6.6 0.6 6.6 0.6
2006 BAL MLB 7 10 .208 .289 .349 .473 .285 .200 104 -0.6 0.3 -0.1 -0.0 0.0 -0.4 -0.0 -0.4 -0.0
2006 OTT AAA 86 350 .244 .257 .322 .390 .253 .280 101 -5.9 10.0 -2.4 -1.2 2.0 0.8 -0.0 0.8 -0.0
2007 TOR MLB 31 57 .206 .265 .325 .417 .259 .222 91 -3.4 1.7 0 0.3 1.3 -0.9 -0.1 -0.9 -0.1
2007 NHP AA 1 4 .332 .267 .362 .387 .264 .333 101 0.3 0.1 0 -0.1 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0
2007 SYR AAA 22 87 .257 .258 .328 .388 .257 .264 94 -0.3 2.6 -0.1 2.3 0.4 3.2 0.5 3.2 0.5
2008 MIN MLB 4 8 .256 .270 .334 .429 .258 .333 105 0 0.2 0 0.0 -0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0
2008 ROC AAA 93 371 .269 .261 .326 .407 .263 .307 93 3.5 10.7 -2.7 1.1 1.8 14.2 1.5 14.2 1.5
2009 LVG AAA 96 434 .289 .274 .344 .428 .276 .316 96 13.4 12.6 -1 2.4 -0.1 25.5 2.7 25.5 2.7

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
1993 AGA A 17 2 4 0 0 0 1 0 3 1 0 .235 .235 .235 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 BLU Rk 215 29 53 10 1 3 30 26 34 2 2 .294 .393 .411 .117 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 FRD A+ 7 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .143 .143 .286 .143 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 AGA A 416 56 95 22 7 2 47 51 58 5 4 .269 .369 .388 .119 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 HDS A+ 371 50 85 20 2 5 40 32 51 12 6 .258 .329 .377 .119 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 BOW AA 527 55 122 29 3 4 52 59 54 2 8 .272 .352 .376 .105 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 BOW AA 347 39 90 16 0 9 37 32 38 2 2 .287 .354 .424 .137 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 ROC AAA 104 13 22 4 1 3 8 9 11 1 2 .232 .298 .389 .158 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 BOW AA 307 37 79 16 0 9 45 29 42 1 1 .287 .362 .444 .156 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 ROC AAA 314 33 82 19 4 6 28 34 24 1 2 .294 .373 .455 .161 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 BOW AA 139 17 37 6 0 2 12 10 12 2 0 .294 .360 .389 .095 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 ROC AAA 216 25 54 10 0 3 21 26 14 3 1 .286 .375 .386 .101 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 BOW AA 57 11 18 6 0 1 9 3 6 0 0 .340 .386 .509 .170 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 BAL MLB 58 3 16 5 0 0 4 3 6 0 0 .302 .362 .396 .094 .241 -1.2 0.3 -0.1
2002 ROC AAA 468 57 129 21 4 7 43 41 28 3 4 .309 .371 .428 .120 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 TOR MLB 77 9 25 3 1 0 7 3 6 0 1 .357 .400 .429 .071 .283 2.8 0.4 0.3
2003 SYR AAA 285 29 65 14 1 4 30 21 20 1 0 .258 .319 .369 .111 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 TOR MLB 133 17 25 6 0 3 12 13 15 0 0 .217 .292 .348 .130 .223 -1.7 1.1 -0.1
2004 SYR AAA 305 43 80 14 2 6 32 40 18 1 0 .312 .407 .453 .141 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 ALT AA 130 15 41 3 0 2 13 19 5 2 1 .373 .465 .455 .082 .308 6.6 -1.0 0.6
2006 BAL MLB 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 .143 .333 .143 .000 .208 -0.4 -0.0 -0.0
2006 OTT AAA 350 41 81 16 1 3 27 36 28 2 2 .263 .342 .351 .088 .244 0.8 -1.2 -0.0
2007 NHP AA 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .000 .332 0.4 -0.1 0.0
2007 SYR AAA 87 8 22 3 0 3 15 6 6 1 0 .272 .322 .420 .148 .257 3.2 2.3 0.5
2007 TOR MLB 57 6 10 2 0 0 2 7 5 1 0 .204 .298 .245 .041 .206 -0.9 0.3 -0.1
2008 MIN MLB 8 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .250 .250 .500 .250 .256 0.1 0.0 0.0
2008 ROC AAA 371 50 99 17 6 6 48 25 30 2 1 .293 .344 .432 .139 .269 14.2 1.1 1.5
2009 LVG AAA 434 66 121 24 1 6 50 34 27 3 2 .313 .363 .426 .114 .289 25.5 2.4 2.7

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 35 0.4857 0.3714 0.7692 0.4118 0.3333 0.8571 0.6667 0.2308
Career350.48570.37140.76920.41180.33330.85710.66670.2308

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2009-06-09 2009-06-28 Minors 19 0 Not Disclosed -
2007-08-19 2007-09-03 Minors 15 0 Not Disclosed -
2007-04-07 2007-04-26 Minors 19 0 Not Disclosed -
2005-08-16 - Minors - - Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2008 MIN $390,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$390,000
1 yrTotal$390,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 114 d

Details
  • signed as a free agent from MIN 1/10 (minor-league contract)
  • designated for assignment 5/31/08 contract purchased 5/16/08 reassigned 3/14/08 signed 12/12/07, 1 year/$0.39M (08) (minor-league contract)
  • gtd FA 10/07 designated for assignment 8/3/07
  • contract purchased 5/30/07
  • signed as a free agent from SD 3/07 (minor-league contract)
  • signed as a free agent from BAL 07 (minor-league contract)
  • sent outright to Triple-A 7/06 contract purchased 6/06 signed as a free agent from MEX 12/05 (minor-league contract)
  • (sent outright to Triple-A 10/04 optioned to Triple-A 7/04 recalled 5/04 4/04 9/03 optioned to Triple-A 7/03 recalled 7/03 optioned to Triple-A 6/03 contract purchased 5/03 signed 11/02 (minor-league contract) optioned to Triple-A 8/02 contract purchased 7/02 sent to minor-league camp 3/02 signed 2/02 (minor-league contract)

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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: AL RoundupChristina Kahrl2007-08-08
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction of the Day: American League RoundupChristina Kahrl2007-06-06
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This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Roundtable: Top 50 Prospects, Part IVBaseball Prospectus2004-02-24
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 25-September 21Christina Kahrl2003-09-25
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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: June 26-30, 2003Christina Kahrl2003-07-02
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 22-27, 2003Christina Kahrl2003-05-28
Transaction Analysis: September 28-November 10, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-11-15
Transaction Analysis: August 22-25, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-08-29
Transaction Analysis: August 4-7, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-08-12
Transaction Analysis: July 30-31, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-08-02
Transaction Analysis: July 15-21, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-07-24
Transaction Analysis: June 13-17, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-06-20
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 19-25, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-03-27


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