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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
14 5513 .251 .324 .472 .270 11.2
Birth Date12-27-1968
Height6' 1"
Weight175 lbs
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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
1989 TEX 20 16 20 19 0 2 2 0 0 4 0 12 0 1 0 1 0 0 .105 .100 .211 .115 -2.4 -0.1 -0.3
1991 TEX 22 81 304 268 38 50 9 2 15 108 32 98 3 0 1 37 0 2 .187 .281 .403 .247 1.0 -4.8 -0.4
1992 TEX 23 152 613 541 74 124 25 0 26 227 62 154 4 4 2 72 10 4 .229 .311 .420 .271 22.7 -10.6 1.3
1993 TEX 24 148 585 519 88 127 31 2 33 261 53 154 8 5 0 96 11 10 .245 .321 .503 .286 34.9 -12.2 2.3
1994 TEX 25 93 371 342 50 84 14 2 19 159 26 89 2 1 0 59 3 4 .246 .302 .465 .258 8.0 -1.8 0.6
1995 TEX 26 36 145 119 30 40 6 0 9 73 21 21 4 1 0 24 1 1 .336 .448 .613 .351 18.8 -1.3 1.7
1996 TEX 27 154 652 582 98 163 26 2 38 307 59 145 5 6 0 107 2 0 .280 .348 .527 .281 37.1 -17.0 1.9
1997 KCA 28 49 206 187 23 52 10 1 9 91 15 50 2 2 0 31 1 2 .278 .335 .487 .281 8.7 -3.3 0.5
1997 TEX 28 94 386 355 47 87 21 0 14 150 26 84 1 3 1 55 1 0 .245 .296 .423 .244 6.1 -3.5 0.3
1998 KCA 29 152 639 572 84 159 27 2 34 292 48 134 6 13 0 119 8 2 .278 .333 .510 .279 33.3 -21.3 1.2
1999 DET 30 150 631 560 92 147 25 2 38 290 57 153 10 4 0 100 3 3 .263 .339 .518 .277 25.8 -6.0 1.9
2000 DET 31 145 604 524 73 134 22 2 29 247 66 146 4 10 0 102 4 2 .256 .338 .471 .274 27.2 -12.1 1.4
2001 DET 32 57 246 216 34 48 11 0 11 92 27 59 3 0 0 40 4 1 .222 .317 .426 .256 1.1 0.0 0.1
2002 DET 33 4 13 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .077 .000 .012 -3.3 0.0 -0.3
2003 DET 34 26 98 86 3 12 2 0 0 14 9 28 2 1 0 6 0 0 .140 .235 .163 .158 -10.2 0.1 -1.0
Career13575513490273412292311527523155021332545148494831.251.324.472.270208.7-93.911.2

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
1987 GAS A 128 527 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .272 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1988 PCH A+ 74 324 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .332 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 TEX MLB 16 20 .115 .267 .336 .380 .271 .250 100 -2.8 0.5 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -2.4 -0.3 -2.4 -0.3
1989 TUL AA 133 550 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .309 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 TUL AA 7 29 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .364 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 OKL AAA 88 343 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .288 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 TEX MLB 81 304 .247 .258 .324 .393 .263 .226 99 -3.9 8.2 -0.3 -4.8 -2.4 1.0 -0.4 1.0 -0.4
1991 OKL AAA 60 259 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .316 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 TEX MLB 152 613 .271 .258 .324 .385 .264 .268 100 6.6 15.9 2.2 -10.6 -0.7 22.7 1.3 22.7 1.3
1993 TEX MLB 148 585 .286 .267 .334 .413 .264 .279 99 16.3 16.8 2.3 -12.2 -1.8 34.9 2.3 34.9 2.3
1994 TEX MLB 93 371 .258 .267 .338 .421 .261 .277 100 -1 11.3 1.5 -1.8 -1.0 8.0 0.6 8.0 0.6
1995 TEX MLB 36 145 .351 .274 .346 .434 .269 .344 100 14.7 4.3 0.6 -1.3 1.0 18.8 1.7 18.8 1.7
1996 TEX MLB 154 652 .281 .280 .351 .454 .273 .309 104 16 20.2 2.7 -17.0 -0.8 37.1 1.9 37.1 1.9
1997 KCA MLB 49 206 .281 .273 .338 .428 .266 .331 98 4.8 5.7 0.8 -3.3 -2.6 8.7 0.5 8.7 0.5
1997 TEX MLB 94 386 .244 .269 .334 .425 .261 .281 108 -6.9 10.6 1.6 -3.5 -0.6 6.1 0.3 6.1 0.3
1998 KCA MLB 152 639 .279 .269 .334 .427 .264 .300 99 13.6 17.4 0.4 -21.3 1.7 33.3 1.2 33.3 1.2
1999 DET MLB 150 631 .277 .273 .344 .437 .263 .292 99 12.5 17.6 1.8 -6.0 -2.8 25.8 1.9 25.8 1.9
2000 DET MLB 145 604 .274 .277 .350 .445 .266 .292 93 9.9 17.1 -0.4 -12.1 0.1 27.2 1.4 27.2 1.4
2001 DET MLB 57 246 .256 .267 .331 .430 .261 .253 99 -1 6.7 -4.7 0.0 0.1 1.1 0.1 1.1 0.1
2001 TOL AAA 1 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .500 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 DET MLB 4 13 .012 .256 .310 .422 .254 .000 94 -3.4 0.3 -0.2 0.0 0.0 -3.3 -0.3 -3.3 -0.3
2003 DET MLB 26 98 .158 .267 .334 .425 .265 .203 95 -10.9 2.7 -1.7 0.1 0.2 -10.2 -1.0 -10.2 -1.0

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
1987 GAS A 527 51 104 16 0 9 54 36 126 4 4 .215 .278 .304 .089 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1988 PCH A+ 324 38 81 12 1 4 35 15 69 0 0 .266 .302 .351 .085 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 TUL AA 550 82 125 32 5 25 90 41 152 15 5 .251 .311 .486 .235 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 TEX MLB 20 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 12 0 0 .105 .100 .211 .105 .115 -2.4 -0.1 -0.3
1990 TUL AA 29 4 7 0 1 3 9 4 10 0 1 .292 .414 .750 .458 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 OKL AAA 343 33 69 17 4 12 39 20 106 1 1 .218 .274 .411 .193 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 OKL AAA 259 45 70 11 2 22 59 20 61 4 6 .299 .358 .645 .346 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 TEX MLB 304 38 50 9 2 15 37 32 98 0 2 .187 .281 .403 .216 .247 1.0 -4.8 -0.4
1992 TEX MLB 613 74 124 25 0 26 72 62 154 10 4 .229 .311 .420 .190 .271 22.7 -10.6 1.3
1993 TEX MLB 585 88 127 31 2 33 96 53 154 11 10 .245 .321 .503 .258 .286 34.9 -12.2 2.3
1994 TEX MLB 371 50 84 14 2 19 59 26 89 3 4 .246 .302 .465 .219 .258 8.0 -1.8 0.6
1995 TEX MLB 145 30 40 6 0 9 24 21 21 1 1 .336 .448 .613 .277 .351 18.8 -1.3 1.7
1996 TEX MLB 652 98 163 26 2 38 107 59 145 2 0 .280 .348 .527 .247 .281 37.1 -17.0 1.9
1997 KCA MLB 206 23 52 10 1 9 31 15 50 1 2 .278 .335 .487 .209 .281 8.7 -3.3 0.5
1997 TEX MLB 386 47 87 21 0 14 55 26 84 1 0 .245 .296 .423 .177 .244 6.1 -3.5 0.3
1998 KCA MLB 639 84 159 27 2 34 119 48 134 8 2 .278 .333 .510 .233 .279 33.3 -21.3 1.2
1999 DET MLB 631 92 147 25 2 38 100 57 153 3 3 .263 .339 .518 .255 .277 25.8 -6.0 1.9
2000 DET MLB 604 73 134 22 2 29 102 66 146 4 2 .256 .338 .471 .216 .274 27.2 -12.1 1.4
2001 DET MLB 246 34 48 11 0 11 40 27 59 4 1 .222 .317 .426 .204 .256 1.1 0.0 0.1
2001 TOL AAA 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .500 .750 .500 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 DET MLB 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 .000 .077 .000 .000 .012 -3.3 0.0 -0.3
2003 DET MLB 98 3 12 2 0 0 6 9 28 0 0 .140 .235 .163 .023 .158 -10.2 0.1 -1.0

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

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2003-05-11 2003-09-28 60-DL 140 127 Neck Cartilage Injury -
2002-04-13 2002-09-30 60-DL 170 152 Neck Surgery Herniated Disc 2002-05-03 -
2002-03-24 2002-04-07 15-DL 14 5 Right Shoulder Stiffness - -
2001-06-29 2001-10-08 60-DL 101 87 Right Shoulder Surgery Rotator Cuff 2001-07-21 -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2003 DET $8,500,000
2002 DET $8,000,000
2001 DET $7,500,000
2000 DET $7,000,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$31,000,000
4 yrTotal$31,000,000

 

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