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Josh Paul CWhite Sox

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
9 797 .244 .303 .341 .228 0.4
Birth Date5-19-1975
Height6' 1"
Weight185 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
1999 CHA 24 6 18 18 2 4 1 0 0 5 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 .222 .222 .278 .174 -1.2 -0.0 -0.1
2000 CHA 25 36 79 71 15 20 3 2 1 30 5 17 1 0 2 8 1 0 .282 .338 .423 .244 3.6 -0.3 0.3
2001 CHA 26 57 154 139 20 37 11 0 3 57 13 25 0 1 1 18 6 2 .266 .327 .410 .249 1.1 0.3 0.1
2002 CHA 27 33 118 104 11 25 4 0 0 29 9 22 1 2 2 11 2 0 .240 .302 .279 .218 -0.4 -0.4 -0.1
2003 CHA 28 13 20 17 6 6 0 0 0 6 3 3 0 0 0 4 0 0 .353 .450 .353 .296 2.8 -0.1 0.3
2003 CHN 28 3 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .035 -1.5 0.1 -0.1
2004 ANA 29 46 81 70 11 17 3 0 2 26 7 17 0 1 3 10 2 1 .243 .308 .371 .241 0.3 -0.5 -0.0
2005 ANA 30 34 40 37 4 7 1 0 2 14 2 9 0 0 1 4 0 0 .189 .231 .378 .225 0.3 -0.1 0.0
2006 TBA 31 58 165 146 15 38 9 0 1 50 14 39 1 1 3 8 1 2 .260 .327 .342 .238 1.9 -0.3 0.2
2007 TBA 32 35 115 105 8 20 3 0 1 26 6 30 0 0 4 9 1 0 .190 .234 .248 .187 -0.5 -0.4 -0.1
Career321797713921743521024359169351773135.244.303.341.2286.3-1.70.4

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
1996 HIC A 59 252 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .393 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 BIR AA 0 128 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .371 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 WNS A+ 0 487 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .298 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 CHA MLB 6 18 .174 .266 .342 .438 .264 .286 99 -1.8 0.5 0.3 -0.0 0.2 -1.2 -0.1 -1.2 -0.1
1999 BIR AA 0 353 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .344 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 CHA MLB 36 79 .244 .273 .348 .444 .266 .358 96 -1.5 2.2 1.5 -0.3 0.5 3.6 0.3 3.6 0.3
2000 CHR AAA 0 183 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .286 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 CHA MLB 57 154 .249 .270 .335 .432 .262 .304 103 -1.9 4.2 2.8 0.3 -0.6 1.1 0.1 1.1 0.1
2001 CHR AAA 22 84 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .315 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 CHA MLB 33 118 .218 .266 .325 .423 .263 .298 100 -5.3 3.1 2 -0.4 1.2 -0.4 -0.1 -0.4 -0.1
2002 CHR AAA 65 257 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .328 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 CHA MLB 13 20 .296 .258 .323 .407 .256 .429 100 0.8 0.5 0.3 -0.1 0.3 2.8 0.3 2.8 0.3
2003 CHN MLB 3 7 .035 .257 .335 .400 .253 .000 106 -1.7 0.2 0.1 0.1 -0.0 -1.5 -0.1 -1.5 -0.1
2003 CHR AAA 19 72 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .200 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 IOW AAA 47 156 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .304 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 ANA MLB 46 81 .241 .268 .336 .426 .261 .288 101 -1.7 2.4 1 -0.5 -1.5 0.3 -0.0 0.3 -0.0
2005 ANA MLB 34 40 .225 .260 .321 .407 .257 .192 98 -1.5 1.2 0.6 -0.1 0.2 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0
2005 SLC AAA 9 39 .255 .311 .384 .494 .285 .346 114 -0.2 1.1 -0.1 0.1 0.7 1.1 0.1 1.1 0.1
2006 TBA MLB 58 165 .238 .267 .326 .425 .252 .346 106 -4 5.0 2.9 -0.3 -0.4 1.9 0.2 1.9 0.2
2007 TBA MLB 35 115 .187 .258 .325 .407 .256 .257 103 -9.3 3.4 2 -0.4 -0.2 -0.5 -0.1 -0.5 -0.1
2007 VRO A+ 7 26 .130 .262 .320 .370 .248 .174 110 -3.9 0.8 -0.1 0.1 0.4 -3.0 -0.3 -3.0 -0.3
2007 MNT AA 3 14 .370 .252 .334 .379 .261 .500 92 1.7 0.4 0.1 -0.0 0.2 2.4 0.2 2.4 0.2
2008 ROU AAA 28 70 .180 .267 .334 .433 .253 .136 105 -6.3 2.1 1.1 0.4 -0.1 -4.7 -0.4 -4.7 -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
1996 HIC A 252 41 74 16 0 8 37 21 53 13 4 .327 .382 .504 .177 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 BIR AA 128 18 34 5 0 1 16 12 25 6 2 .296 .367 .365 .070 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 WNS A+ 487 66 113 20 7 11 63 38 91 20 8 .255 .320 .405 .151 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 CHA MLB 18 2 4 1 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 .222 .222 .278 .056 .174 -1.2 -0.0 -0.1
1999 BIR AA 353 47 89 19 3 4 42 29 68 6 6 .279 .348 .395 .116 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 CHA MLB 79 15 20 3 2 1 8 5 17 1 0 .282 .338 .423 .141 .244 3.6 -0.3 0.3
2000 CHR AAA 183 28 40 5 1 4 19 13 38 6 2 .238 .301 .351 .113 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 CHA MLB 154 20 37 11 0 3 18 13 25 6 2 .266 .327 .410 .144 .249 1.1 0.3 0.1
2001 CHR AAA 84 11 21 4 0 4 14 7 18 0 0 .280 .337 .493 .213 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 CHR AAA 257 18 63 15 2 0 17 17 45 10 4 .273 .318 .355 .082 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 CHA MLB 118 11 25 4 0 0 11 9 22 2 0 .240 .302 .279 .038 .218 -0.4 -0.4 -0.1
2003 CHA MLB 20 6 6 0 0 0 4 3 3 0 0 .353 .450 .353 .000 .296 2.8 -0.1 0.3
2003 CHN MLB 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .035 -1.5 0.1 -0.1
2003 IOW AAA 156 12 37 4 0 2 15 8 30 0 2 .253 .295 .322 .068 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 CHR AAA 72 6 12 0 1 2 5 5 14 1 1 .188 .239 .312 .125 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 ANA MLB 81 11 17 3 0 2 10 7 17 2 1 .243 .308 .371 .129 .241 0.3 -0.5 -0.0
2005 ANA MLB 40 4 7 1 0 2 4 2 9 0 0 .189 .231 .378 .189 .225 0.3 -0.1 0.0
2005 SLC AAA 39 6 9 4 0 0 6 6 7 1 0 .273 .385 .394 .121 .255 1.1 0.1 0.1
2006 TBA MLB 165 15 38 9 0 1 8 14 39 1 2 .260 .327 .342 .082 .238 1.9 -0.3 0.2
2007 TBA MLB 115 8 20 3 0 1 9 6 30 1 0 .190 .234 .248 .057 .187 -0.5 -0.4 -0.1
2007 VRO A+ 26 3 4 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .160 .160 .160 .000 .130 -3.0 0.1 -0.3
2007 MNT AA 14 2 4 0 0 0 2 4 2 0 0 .400 .571 .400 .000 .370 2.4 -0.0 0.2
2008 ROU AAA 70 4 7 1 0 1 6 9 15 0 0 .121 .243 .190 .069 .180 -4.7 0.4 -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

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2007-05-20 2007-06-27 15-DL 38 34 Right Elbow Strain -
2005-08-08 2005-09-01 15-DL 24 21 Right Thumb Sprain Thumb -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2007 TBA $625,000
2006 TBA $475,000
2005 ANA $450,000
2004 ANA $335,000
2003 CHA, CHN $325,000
2001 CHA $230,000
2000 CHA $200,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
7 yrPrevious$2,640,000
7 yrTotal$2,640,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
6 y 60 d

Details
  • signed as a free agent from TB 4/6/08 (minor-league contract)
  • released 3/29/08 re-signed as a free agent 2/1/08 (minor-league contract)
  • lost arbitration 2/07 ($0.94M-$0.625M), 1 year/$0.625M (07)
  • lost arbitration 2/06 ($0.75M-$0.475M), 1 year/$0.475M (06)
  • acquired in trade from LAA 12/05
  • designated for assignment 12/05
  • re-signed 1/05 (avoided arbitration-Super 2), 1 year/$0.45M (05)+$75K bonuses ($15K each for 50,60,70,80,09 g)
  • signed as a free agent from CHC 1/04, 1 year/$0.335M (04) (minor-league contract)
  • FA 6/03 after refusing assignment
  • designated for assignment 6/03 optioned to Triple-A 4/03 1 year/$0.325M (03) 3/03
  • recalled 7/02 optioned to Triple-A 6/02 recalled 6/02 optioned to Triple-A 3/02 signed 3/02 optioned 6/01

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This article requires BP Premium accessPainting the Black: Slow JamsR.J. Anderson2014-02-07
This article requires BP Premium accessPainting the Black: The Things You SeeR.J. Anderson2013-09-19
The Lineup Card: 11 Plays for Which We Wish We'd Had Instant Replay ReviewBaseball Prospectus2013-08-22
This article requires BP Premium accessOut of Left Field: The Way of the GunMatthew Kory2013-04-04
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: AL East NRI ReviewChristina Kahrl2008-02-19
Spring Training Preview: AL EastJoe Sheehan2008-02-05
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Q&A: Best of 2007David Laurila2007-12-30
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Q&A: Josh PaulDavid Laurila2007-11-04
Transaction of the Day: AL East RoundupChristina Kahrl2007-09-15
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Swaps and MovesChristina Kahrl2007-07-28
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction of the Day: American League RoundupChristina Kahrl2007-06-06
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: AL-brand CatsupChristina Kahrl2007-05-29
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Protective CapsWill Carroll2007-05-25
The Week in Quotes: April 2-9Alex Carnevale2007-04-09
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: February 6-13, 2007Christina Kahrl2007-02-14
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: A Slow WeekJoe Sheehan2007-02-09
This article requires BP Premium accessSchrodinger's Bat: It's a Marathon, Not a SprintDan Fox2007-01-11
The Year in Quotes: 2006 in ReviewAlex Carnevale2007-01-02
The Year in Quotes: 2006 in ReviewJohn Erhardt2007-01-02
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Focus: Looking for Mr. GoodbuyErik Siegrist2006-06-02
Prospectus Notebook: Brewers, PadresBaseball Prospectus2006-05-17
This article requires BP Premium access2006--Setting the Stage: The New GuysChristina Kahrl2006-03-28
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: February 27-March 2Christina Kahrl2006-03-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: American League, December 15, 2005-February 13, 2006Christina Kahrl2006-02-14
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: December 7-13Christina Kahrl2005-12-14
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: October 8-19Christina Kahrl2005-10-20
Prospectus Notebook: Angels, PhilliesBaseball Prospectus2005-10-13
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: Chicago White Sox vs. Los Angeles Angels of AnaheimJay Jaffe2005-10-11
Playoff Prospectus: New York Yankees vs. Los Angeles Angels of AnaheimChristina Kahrl2005-10-04
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: September 1-7Christina Kahrl2005-09-08
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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Wests, etc.Christina Kahrl2005-03-25
This article requires BP Premium accessCrooked Numbers: Wild Wild WestJames Click2005-03-17
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Swapping NumbersJoe Sheehan2005-01-19
Playoff Prospectus: Boston Red Sox vs. Anaheim AngelsJoe Sheehan2004-10-05
This article requires BP Premium accessCan Of Corn: Bullets Over BaseballDayn Perry2004-04-07
Prospectus Triple Play: Chicago White Sox, St. Louis Cardinals, Texas RangersBaseball Prospectus2004-02-24
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: January 12-February 6, 2004Christina Kahrl2004-02-11
This article requires BP Premium accessDominican Winter League Report: Keeping Tabs on Some Interesting NamesCarlos J. Lugo2003-12-11
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 23-25, 2003Christina Kahrl2003-06-27
Prospectus Triple Play: Boston Red Sox, Cincinnati Reds, San Diego PadresBaseball Prospectus2003-06-17
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 21-23, 2003Christina Kahrl2003-04-25
Transaction Analysis: The CentralsChristina Kahrl2003-01-30
This article requires BP Premium accessTeam Health Reports: Team Health Report: Chicago White SoxWill Carroll2003-01-30
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Daily Prospectus: Thome and FoulkeDerek Zumsteg2002-12-03
Transaction Analysis: September 11-15, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-09-17
Transaction Analysis: July 30-31, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-08-02
Transaction Analysis: June 25-July 14, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-07-19
Transaction Analysis: June 11-12, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-06-14
Transaction Analysis: March 31-April 3, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-04-05
The Daily Prospectus: Ichiro SuzukiJoe Sheehan2001-05-16


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