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Portrait of Luis Rivas

Luis Rivas 2BTwins

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
8 2290 .257 .303 .377 .233 -2.4
Birth Date8-30-1979
Height5' 10"
Weight175 lbs
BatsR
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
2000 MIN 20 16 64 58 8 18 4 1 0 24 2 4 0 2 2 6 2 0 .310 .323 .414 .267 2.7 -1.0 0.2
2001 MIN 21 153 619 563 70 150 21 6 7 204 40 99 6 5 5 47 31 11 .266 .319 .362 .239 1.7 -17.9 -1.6
2002 MIN 22 93 346 316 46 81 23 4 4 124 19 51 3 0 8 35 9 4 .256 .305 .392 .235 4.7 -10.7 -0.6
2003 MIN 23 135 521 475 69 123 16 9 8 181 30 65 5 3 8 43 17 7 .259 .308 .381 .232 0.7 -12.5 -1.2
2004 MIN 24 109 358 336 44 86 19 5 10 145 13 53 1 3 5 34 15 1 .256 .283 .432 .236 4.6 9.4 1.4
2005 MIN 25 59 148 136 21 35 3 1 1 43 9 17 2 1 0 12 4 0 .257 .311 .316 .230 4.1 -0.5 0.4
2007 CLE 27 4 11 11 3 3 0 1 1 8 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 .273 .273 .727 .333 1.2 -0.0 0.1
2008 PIT 28 79 223 206 25 45 6 2 3 64 13 27 1 1 2 20 3 2 .218 .267 .311 .198 -7.6 -2.9 -1.1
Career648229021012865419229347931263161815302018125.257.303.377.23312.1-36.2-2.4

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 FTW A 0 457 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .302 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 FTM A+ 0 480 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .328 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 NBR AA 0 570 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .297 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 MIN MLB 16 64 .267 .277 .350 .434 .264 .321 94 0.5 1.8 -0.1 -1.0 -0.1 2.7 0.2 2.7 0.2
2000 NBR AA 0 368 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .278 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 SLC AAA 0 172 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .353 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 MIN MLB 153 619 .239 .267 .333 .426 .260 .310 100 -14.1 16.9 -0.8 -17.9 0.8 1.7 -1.6 1.7 -1.6
2002 MIN MLB 93 346 .235 .265 .329 .426 .263 .295 95 -9.2 9.2 -0.5 -10.7 4.7 4.7 -0.6 4.7 -0.6
2002 FTM A+ 6 24 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .100 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 MIN MLB 135 521 .232 .269 .334 .433 .266 .284 100 -16.1 14.2 -0.7 -12.5 2.3 0.7 -1.2 0.7 -1.2
2004 MIN MLB 109 358 .236 .269 .334 .435 .261 .275 102 -9.6 10.7 -0.5 9.4 2.6 4.6 1.4 4.6 1.4
2004 ROC AAA 3 15 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .250 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 MIN MLB 59 148 .230 .268 .330 .429 .265 .286 96 -4.8 4.3 -0.1 -0.5 2.4 4.1 0.4 4.1 0.4
2005 ROC AAA 43 159 .227 .272 .337 .422 .247 .268 107 -6.2 5.0 0 -0.7 -2.0 -3.6 -0.4 -3.6 -0.4
2006 DUR AAA 69 244 .198 .263 .328 .394 .258 .246 99 -15.3 6.7 -0.5 -2.8 -1.9 -12.3 -1.5 -12.3 -1.5
2007 CLE MLB 4 11 .333 .292 .358 .465 .283 .200 97 0.9 0.3 0 -0.0 0.0 1.2 0.1 1.2 0.1
2007 BUF AAA 105 465 .252 .263 .333 .399 .260 .290 101 -3.8 13.5 3 -5.1 1.2 12.8 0.7 12.8 0.7
2008 PIT MLB 79 223 .198 .261 .329 .419 .261 .237 100 -15 6.4 1.3 -2.9 0.2 -7.6 -1.1 -7.6 -1.1
2009 IOW AAA 63 216 .243 .267 .336 .401 .274 .253 87 -4.1 6.3 -0.3 -2.1 -0.9 1.3 -0.1 1.3 -0.1

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 FTW A 457 61 100 20 6 1 30 33 90 28 18 .239 .302 .322 .084 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 FTM A+ 480 58 130 21 5 4 51 14 75 34 8 .281 .306 .374 .093 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 NBR AA 570 78 134 30 7 7 49 41 92 31 14 .254 .311 .378 .123 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 SLC AAA 172 33 50 14 1 3 25 13 21 7 4 .318 .378 .478 .159 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 NBR AA 368 56 82 23 6 3 40 36 41 11 4 .250 .332 .384 .134 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 MIN MLB 64 8 18 4 1 0 6 2 4 2 0 .310 .323 .414 .103 .267 2.7 -1.0 0.2
2001 MIN MLB 619 70 150 21 6 7 47 40 99 31 11 .266 .319 .362 .096 .239 1.7 -17.9 -1.6
2002 FTM A+ 24 1 2 0 1 0 3 2 2 1 0 .091 .167 .182 .091 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 MIN MLB 346 46 81 23 4 4 35 19 51 9 4 .256 .305 .392 .136 .235 4.7 -10.7 -0.6
2003 MIN MLB 521 69 123 16 9 8 43 30 65 17 7 .259 .308 .381 .122 .232 0.7 -12.5 -1.2
2004 ROC AAA 15 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 .214 .267 .214 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 MIN MLB 358 44 86 19 5 10 34 13 53 15 1 .256 .283 .432 .176 .236 4.6 9.4 1.4
2005 ROC AAA 159 17 36 14 0 2 22 8 18 3 2 .248 .284 .386 .138 .227 -3.6 -0.7 -0.4
2005 MIN MLB 148 21 35 3 1 1 12 9 17 4 0 .257 .311 .316 .059 .230 4.1 -0.5 0.4
2006 DUR AAA 244 21 50 8 1 2 24 10 34 2 1 .218 .252 .288 .070 .198 -12.3 -2.8 -1.5
2007 BUF AAA 465 58 108 17 3 11 43 42 69 13 7 .263 .339 .400 .137 .252 12.8 -5.1 0.7
2007 CLE MLB 11 3 3 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 0 .273 .273 .727 .455 .333 1.2 -0.0 0.1
2008 PIT MLB 223 25 45 6 2 3 20 13 27 3 2 .218 .267 .311 .092 .198 -7.6 -2.9 -1.1
2009 IOW AAA 216 23 45 14 2 1 16 20 18 3 0 .236 .308 .346 .110 .243 1.3 -2.1 -0.1

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 808 0.5483 0.4263 0.8808 0.5892 0.2274 0.9387 0.6988 0.1163
Career8080.54830.42630.88080.58920.22740.93870.69880.1163

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2009-07-26 2009-08-07 Minors 12 0 Left Soreness -
2009-04-19 2009-06-08 Minors 50 0 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2005-06-01 2005-06-17 15-DL 16 14 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique -
2004-05-19 2004-06-08 15-DL 20 18 Right Groin Strain -
2002-04-07 2002-06-04 15-DL 58 52 Right Wrist Fracture Hairline - Ulna -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2008 PIT $525,000
2007 CLE $525,000
2005 MIN $1,625,000
2004 MIN $1,500,000
2003 MIN $340,000
2002 MIN $240,000
2001 MIN $200,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
7 yrPrevious$4,955,000
7 yrTotal$4,955,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
6 y 6 d

Details
  • signed as a free agent from PIT 08-09 (minor-league contract)
  • contract purchased 3/25/08 signed as a free agent from CLE 12/12/07 (minor-league contract), 1 year/$0.525M (08)
  • sent outright to Triple-A 11/5/07 (refused assignment)
  • contract purchased 9/1/07 signed as a free agent from TB 12/06, 1 year/$0.525M (07) (minor-league contract) (may req released 3/28/07)
  • sent to minor-league camp 3/06 signed as a free agent from MIN 1/06 (minor-league contract)
  • recalled 9/05 optioned to Triple-A 7/05
  • avoided arbitration 12/04, 1 year/$1.625M (05)
  • avoided arbitration 12/03, 1 year/$1.5M (04)
  • 1 year/$0.34M (03)
  • 1 year/$0.24M (02)

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