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Mike Rivera CBrewers

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
9 605 .239 .302 .372 .228 -0.3
Birth Date9-8-1976
Height6' 1"
Weight220 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
2001 DET 24 4 12 12 2 4 2 0 0 6 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .333 .333 .500 .329 1.4 -0.0 0.1
2002 DET 25 39 138 132 11 30 8 1 1 43 4 35 1 1 0 11 0 0 .227 .254 .326 .199 -4.3 -0.4 -0.5
2003 SDN 26 19 58 53 2 9 1 0 1 13 5 11 0 0 0 2 0 0 .170 .241 .245 .159 -4.2 0.1 -0.4
2006 MIL 29 46 158 142 16 38 9 0 6 65 10 21 3 2 1 24 0 0 .268 .325 .458 .261 4.3 0.0 0.4
2007 MIL 30 11 15 13 2 3 0 0 2 9 1 3 0 0 1 3 0 0 .231 .286 .692 .296 1.3 0.1 0.1
2008 MIL 31 21 69 62 8 19 5 0 1 27 6 10 1 0 0 14 2 0 .306 .377 .435 .269 1.1 0.4 0.2
2009 MIL 32 41 132 114 10 26 7 0 2 39 15 32 2 1 0 14 1 0 .228 .326 .342 .226 0.8 -1.0 -0.0
2010 FLO 33 7 17 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .176 .000 .101 -2.8 0.2 -0.3
2011 MIL 34 1 6 6 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .237 -0.0 0.0 0.0
Career1896055485113132113204431188426930.239.302.372.228-2.4-0.5-0.3

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
1998 WMI A 0 420 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .313 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 LAK A+ 0 393 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .300 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 JAX AA 0 25 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .125 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 LAK A+ 0 260 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .321 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 JAX AA 0 157 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .229 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 TOL AAA 0 13 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .273 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 DET MLB 4 12 .329 .261 .329 .421 .257 .400 100 0.9 0.3 0.2 -0.0 -0.4 1.4 0.1 1.4 0.1
2001 ERI AA 112 473 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .304 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 DET MLB 39 138 .199 .269 .331 .432 .265 .299 99 -8.9 3.7 2.3 -0.4 -0.8 -4.3 -0.5 -4.3 -0.5
2002 TOL AAA 74 305 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .254 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 SDN MLB 19 58 .159 .261 .331 .428 .261 .195 99 -6.4 1.5 1 0.1 -0.2 -4.2 -0.4 -4.2 -0.4
2003 CHR AAA 68 271 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .350 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 POR AAA 13 51 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .276 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 CHR AAA 11 45 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .143 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 SAC AAA 49 184 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .250 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 NAS AAA 60 228 .313 .281 .354 .448 .273 .280 93 9.7 5.0 3 0.6 0.5 17.6 1.7 17.6 1.7
2006 MIL MLB 46 158 .261 .266 .335 .431 .267 .274 93 0.1 4.8 2.8 0.0 -1.1 4.3 0.4 4.3 0.4
2006 NAS AAA 60 236 .292 .269 .340 .409 .266 .325 97 8 6.7 3.3 1.3 0.5 18.6 2.0 18.6 2.0
2007 MIL MLB 11 15 .296 .243 .306 .386 .240 .125 105 0.6 0.4 0.3 0.1 -0.2 1.3 0.1 1.3 0.1
2007 NAS AAA 96 382 .223 .275 .343 .432 .262 .216 98 -15.5 11.4 3.9 -0.1 -4.0 -2.7 -0.3 -2.7 -0.3
2008 MIL MLB 21 69 .269 .269 .338 .441 .269 .353 100 0.7 2.0 0.9 0.4 -0.4 1.1 0.2 1.1 0.2
2009 MIL MLB 41 132 .226 .265 .330 .420 .263 .296 98 -4.8 3.8 2.1 -1.0 -0.1 0.8 -0.0 0.8 -0.0
2009 NAS AAA 3 13 .200 .262 .331 .408 .262 .375 83 -0.8 0.4 0.2 -0.0 -0.0 -0.5 -0.1 -0.5 -0.1
2010 FLO MLB 7 17 .101 .240 .326 .399 .276 .000 91 -2.8 0.5 0.2 0.2 -0.1 -2.8 -0.3 -2.8 -0.3
2010 CHT AA 58 224 .268 .258 .334 .381 .261 .338 98 1.9 6.4 3.8 1.1 -4.0 8.3 0.9 8.3 0.9
2010 ABQ AAA 14 52 .137 .266 .336 .416 .263 .143 113 -7.1 1.6 0.8 0.2 -0.1 -3.9 -0.4 -3.9 -0.4
2010 NWO AAA 3 10 .069 .272 .322 .425 .250 .125 93 -2 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.0 -1.3 -0.1 -1.3 -0.1
2011 MIL MLB 1 6 .237 .261 .309 .419 .250 .400 108 -0.1 0.2 0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.0 0.0 -0.0 0.0
2011 NAS AAA 61 218 .237 .275 .346 .426 .262 .295 98 -6 6.8 3.8 0.2 -3.1 2.2 0.2 2.2 0.2
2011 AGU Wnt 20 58 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .297 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 PAW AAA 43 154 .226 .255 .328 .382 .251 .311 97 -6 4.6 2.5 -0.5 -4.9 -3.8 -0.4 -3.8 -0.4

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
1998 WMI A 420 40 111 34 3 9 67 15 68 0 2 .275 .305 .442 .166 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 JAX AA 25 3 4 1 0 2 6 2 5 0 0 .174 .240 .478 .304 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 LAK A+ 393 44 103 20 2 14 72 20 59 1 1 .278 .321 .457 .178 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 TOL AAA 13 0 3 3 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .231 .231 .462 .231 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 JAX AA 157 10 29 8 1 2 9 7 30 0 0 .193 .229 .300 .107 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 LAK A+ 260 30 71 19 4 11 53 16 45 2 0 .292 .338 .539 .247 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 ERI AA 473 76 120 19 1 33 101 44 96 2 2 .289 .371 .578 .289 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 DET MLB 12 2 4 2 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .333 .333 .500 .167 .329 1.4 -0.0 0.1
2002 TOL AAA 305 43 66 11 1 20 53 35 64 0 1 .249 .343 .525 .275 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 DET MLB 138 11 30 8 1 1 11 4 35 0 0 .227 .254 .326 .098 .199 -4.3 -0.4 -0.5
2003 POR AAA 51 0 8 1 0 0 2 1 21 0 1 .160 .176 .180 .020 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 CHR AAA 271 38 76 11 0 12 52 16 50 0 1 .310 .374 .502 .192 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 SDN MLB 58 2 9 1 0 1 2 5 11 0 0 .170 .241 .245 .075 .159 -4.2 0.1 -0.4
2004 CHR AAA 45 3 4 0 1 0 2 3 12 0 0 .100 .182 .150 .050 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 SAC AAA 184 12 38 7 2 5 20 10 34 1 1 .224 .265 .376 .153 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 NAS AAA 228 34 61 12 1 16 43 9 37 3 1 .285 .323 .575 .290 .313 17.6 0.6 1.7
2006 NAS AAA 236 30 63 11 0 10 46 13 40 3 3 .296 .348 .488 .192 .292 18.6 1.3 2.0
2006 MIL MLB 158 16 38 9 0 6 24 10 21 0 0 .268 .325 .458 .190 .261 4.3 0.0 0.4
2007 MIL MLB 15 2 3 0 0 2 3 1 3 0 0 .231 .286 .692 .462 .296 1.3 0.1 0.1
2007 NAS AAA 382 37 75 15 0 19 61 24 71 5 5 .215 .273 .421 .206 .223 -2.7 -0.1 -0.3
2008 MIL MLB 69 8 19 5 0 1 14 6 10 2 0 .306 .377 .435 .129 .269 1.1 0.4 0.2
2009 MIL MLB 132 10 26 7 0 2 14 15 32 1 0 .228 .326 .342 .114 .226 0.8 -1.0 -0.0
2009 NAS AAA 13 1 3 1 0 0 3 0 5 0 0 .231 .231 .308 .077 .200 -0.5 -0.0 -0.1
2010 FLO MLB 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 .000 .176 .000 .000 .101 -2.8 0.2 -0.3
2010 CHT AA 224 20 47 16 0 2 22 35 48 2 2 .257 .387 .377 .120 .268 8.3 1.1 0.9
2010 NWO AAA 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .111 .200 .111 .000 .069 -1.3 0.1 -0.1
2010 ABQ AAA 52 4 6 2 0 2 2 2 19 0 0 .125 .173 .292 .167 .137 -3.9 0.2 -0.4
2011 AGU Wnt 58 7 13 3 1 2 7 1 18 1 0 .228 .241 .421 .193 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 MIL MLB 6 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .000 .237 -0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 NAS AAA 218 16 46 10 0 7 31 19 55 2 1 .238 .315 .399 .161 .237 2.2 0.2 0.2
2012 PAW AAA 154 7 35 5 0 3 18 8 35 0 1 .250 .312 .350 .100 .226 -3.8 -0.5 -0.4

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 232 0.4698 0.4569 0.7736 0.6697 0.2683 0.8493 0.6061 0.2264
2009 538 0.4888 0.4610 0.7298 0.6502 0.2800 0.8304 0.5065 0.2702
2010 64 0.5000 0.4531 0.6552 0.5938 0.3125 0.7368 0.5000 0.3448
2011 15 0.6000 0.6000 1.0000 0.6667 0.5000 1.0000 1.0000 0.0000
Career8490.48640.46170.74090.65160.28310.83150.54190.2591

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2012-03-14 2012-03-30 Camp 16 0 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
2010-07-02 2010-07-17 Minors 15 0 Not Disclosed -
2009-04-29 2009-05-14 15-DL 15 14 Left Ankle Sprain -
2009-03-05 2009-03-18 Camp 13 0 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2007-03-27 2007-03-27 Camp 0 0 Knee Infection -
2007-03-06 2007-03-07 Camp 1 0 Left Knee Inflammation -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2009 MIL $415,000
2008 MIL $395,000
2002 DET $200,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$1,010,000
3 yrTotal$1,010,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 122 d1 year (2012)

Details
  • 1 year (2012). Re-signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/12/11 (minor-league contract). Released by Milwaukee 3/30/12. Signed by Boston as a free agent 4/20/12 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2011). Signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 10/14/10 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Milwaukee 5/17/11. Sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 5/27/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/21/09 (minor-league contract). Released by NY Yankees 4/3/10. Signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 4/16/10 (minor-league contract). Released by LA Dodgers 8/28/10. Signed by Florida as a free agent 8/31/10 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Florida 9/4/10. Sent outright to AAA by Florida 10/6/10.
  • 1 year/$0.415M (2009). Re-signed by Milwaukee 3/09 ($0.237M in minors).
  • 1 year/$0.395M (2008). Re-signed by Milwaukee 12/07 ($91,100 in minors).
  • 1 year/$0.3895M (2007). Re-signed by Milwaukee 2/07 ($0.1106M in minors).
  • 1 year (2006). Re-signed by Milwaukee 2/06.
  • 1 year/$0.325M (2005). Signed by Detroit as a free agent 1/05 (split contract). Released by Detroit 4/05. Signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 5/05 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.305M (2004). Signed by Chicago White Sox 2/04 ($0.108M in minors). Claimed by Oakland off waivers from White Sox 4/04.
  • 1 year (2003). Acquired by San Diego in trade from Detroit 11/02. Signed by San Diego 2/03. Claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers from San Diego 6/03.
  • 1 year/$0.2M (2002). Re-signed by Detroit 2/02.
  • 1 year (2001). Contract purchased by Detroit 9/01.
  • Signed by Detroit 1997 as an amateur free agent from Puerto Rico.

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Team Health Reports: San Diego PadresWill Carroll2003-03-04
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Advanced Catching Metrics

Year Framing Chances Extra Strikes Framing Runs Framing Runs per 7000 Blocking Chances PB/WP Saved Blocking Runs Blocking Runs per 7000 Total Receiving Runs Total Receiving Runs per 7000
2008 1147 24 2.9 17.7 658 0.4 0.1 1.2 3.0 18.9
2009 2567 31 6.0 16.3 1430 2.3 0.7 3.2 6.6 19.5
2010 328 4 0.6 13.1 215 0.1 0.0 0.9 0.6 13.9
2011 94 1 0.2 14.0 53 0.0 0.0 1.7 0.2 15.7
total 4136 57 8.8 14.9 2356 1.7 0.5 1.5 9.3 16.5

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