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Derek Bell RFAstros

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
11 5068 .276 .336 .421 .265 7
Birth Date12-11-1968
Height6' 2"
Weight200 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
1991 TOR 22 18 35 28 5 4 0 0 0 4 6 5 1 0 0 1 3 2 .143 .314 .143 .196 -1.6 -0.6 -0.2
1992 TOR 23 61 184 161 23 39 6 3 2 57 15 34 5 1 2 15 7 2 .242 .324 .354 .251 2.8 0.3 0.3
1993 SDN 24 150 585 542 73 142 19 1 21 226 23 122 12 8 0 72 26 5 .262 .303 .417 .265 22.4 -6.3 1.6
1994 SDN 25 108 466 434 54 135 20 0 14 197 29 88 1 2 0 54 24 8 .311 .354 .454 .281 27.5 -6.9 2.0
1995 HOU 26 112 499 452 63 151 21 2 8 200 33 71 8 6 0 86 27 9 .334 .385 .442 .303 34.6 -9.1 2.5
1996 HOU 27 158 684 627 84 165 40 3 17 262 40 123 8 9 0 113 29 3 .263 .311 .418 .250 14.2 -10.2 0.4
1997 HOU 28 129 547 493 67 136 29 3 15 216 40 94 12 2 0 71 15 7 .276 .344 .438 .267 14.9 -4.9 1.0
1998 HOU 29 156 695 630 111 198 41 2 22 309 51 126 4 10 0 108 13 3 .314 .364 .490 .293 33.9 -6.2 2.7
1999 HOU 30 128 568 509 61 120 22 0 12 178 50 129 4 5 0 66 18 6 .236 .306 .350 .224 -15.9 -14.1 -2.8
2000 NYN 31 144 622 546 87 145 31 1 18 232 65 125 6 3 2 69 8 4 .266 .348 .425 .266 14.2 -8.8 0.5
2001 PIT 32 46 183 156 14 27 3 0 5 45 25 38 0 0 2 13 0 2 .173 .287 .288 .203 -6.5 -3.1 -0.9
Career12105068457864212622321513419263779556146666817051.276.336.421.265140.5-70.07.0

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 STC A- 74 302 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .302 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1988 MYR A 91 377 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .399 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1988 KNX AA 14 53 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .342 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 KNX AA 136 549 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .267 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 SYR AAA 109 434 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .306 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 TOR MLB 18 35 .196 .267 .338 .418 .272 .174 103 -2.2 0.9 -0.1 -0.6 -0.4 -1.6 -0.2 -1.6 -0.2
1991 SYR AAA 119 528 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .387 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 TOR MLB 61 184 .251 .256 .325 .383 .265 .294 102 -1.6 4.8 -0.8 0.3 2.5 2.8 0.3 2.8 0.3
1992 DUN A+ 7 30 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .286 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 SDN MLB 150 585 .265 .260 .319 .393 .254 .297 96 3.2 16.8 1.3 -6.3 0.9 22.4 1.6 22.4 1.6
1994 SDN MLB 108 466 .281 .269 .329 .414 .255 .362 97 11.1 14.2 1.3 -6.9 0.3 27.5 2.0 27.5 2.0
1995 HOU MLB 112 499 .303 .263 .329 .409 .256 .377 96 23.9 14.9 -3.7 -9.1 -2.1 34.6 2.5 34.6 2.5
1996 HOU MLB 158 684 .250 .259 .324 .405 .250 .298 99 -8 21.1 -7.7 -10.2 3.7 14.2 0.4 14.2 0.4
1997 HOU MLB 129 547 .267 .260 .327 .406 .255 .313 97 4.4 14.6 -3.9 -4.9 -1.0 14.9 1.0 14.9 1.0
1997 NWO AAA 0 14 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .167 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 HOU MLB 156 695 .293 .266 .331 .419 .259 .358 99 24.9 18.0 -7.6 -6.2 -0.2 33.9 2.7 33.9 2.7
1999 HOU MLB 128 568 .224 .272 .344 .437 .262 .290 97 -24 15.4 -6.5 -14.1 1.1 -15.9 -2.8 -15.9 -2.8
2000 NYN MLB 144 622 .266 .268 .342 .435 .262 .313 94 4.7 17.1 -6.8 -8.8 2.4 14.7 0.6 14.2 0.5
2001 PIT MLB 46 183 .203 .266 .334 .433 .263 .195 100 -11.4 4.9 -1.9 -3.1 1.3 -6.5 -0.9 -6.5 -0.9
2001 NAS AAA 22 79 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .208 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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 STC A- 302 46 72 11 3 10 42 18 60 12 4 .264 .321 .436 .172 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1988 MYR A 377 55 121 29 5 12 60 15 67 18 6 .344 .381 .557 .213 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1988 KNX AA 53 5 13 3 1 0 4 1 14 2 1 .250 .264 .346 .096 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 KNX AA 549 72 124 22 6 16 75 26 92 15 7 .242 .286 .402 .160 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 SYR AAA 434 57 105 13 5 7 56 23 75 21 7 .261 .306 .371 .109 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 TOR MLB 35 5 4 0 0 0 1 6 5 3 2 .143 .314 .143 .000 .196 -1.6 -0.6 -0.2
1991 SYR AAA 528 89 158 22 12 13 93 57 69 27 13 .346 .428 .532 .186 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 TOR MLB 184 23 39 6 3 2 15 15 34 7 2 .242 .324 .354 .112 .251 2.8 0.3 0.3
1992 DUN A+ 30 7 6 2 0 0 4 4 4 3 0 .240 .345 .320 .080 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 SDN MLB 585 73 142 19 1 21 72 23 122 26 5 .262 .303 .417 .155 .265 22.4 -6.3 1.6
1994 SDN MLB 466 54 135 20 0 14 54 29 88 24 8 .311 .354 .454 .143 .281 27.5 -6.9 2.0
1995 HOU MLB 499 63 151 21 2 8 86 33 71 27 9 .334 .385 .442 .108 .303 34.6 -9.1 2.5
1996 HOU MLB 684 84 165 40 3 17 113 40 123 29 3 .263 .311 .418 .155 .250 14.2 -10.2 0.4
1997 HOU MLB 547 67 136 29 3 15 71 40 94 15 7 .276 .344 .438 .162 .267 14.9 -4.9 1.0
1997 NWO AAA 14 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 .154 .214 .154 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 HOU MLB 695 111 198 41 2 22 108 51 126 13 3 .314 .364 .490 .176 .293 33.9 -6.2 2.7
1999 HOU MLB 568 61 120 22 0 12 66 50 129 18 6 .236 .306 .350 .114 .224 -15.9 -14.1 -2.8
2000 NYN MLB 622 87 145 31 1 18 69 65 125 8 4 .266 .348 .425 .159 .266 14.2 -8.8 0.5
2001 PIT MLB 183 14 27 3 0 5 13 25 38 0 2 .173 .287 .288 .115 .203 -6.5 -3.1 -0.9
2001 NAS AAA 79 12 11 3 0 1 9 9 19 0 0 .162 .269 .250 .088 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0

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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
2001-07-04 2001-10-08 60-DL 96 81 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
2001-05-15 2001-06-15 15-DL 31 26 Left Knee Strain - -
2000-09-28 2000-09-30 DTD 2 2 Left Knee Swelling -
2000-09-16 2000-09-18 DTD 2 2 Left Knee Swelling -
2000-08-30 2000-09-05 DTD 6 5 Left Knee Contusion - -
2000-07-27 2000-07-27 DTD 0 0 - Face Laceration Chin - -
1999-09-11 1999-09-28 DTD 17 14 - Trunk Strain Ribcage - -
1999-08-17 1999-09-01 15-DL 15 14 Left Groin Strain - -
1999-03-22 1999-03-29 Camp 7 0 - Hand Contusion - -
1997-07-18 1997-07-19 DTD 1 1 - Elbow Contusion HBP - -
1997-05-14 1997-06-13 15-DL 30 26 Left Lower Leg Surgery Calf Hematoma 1997-05-16 -
1992-04-09 1992-05-09 15-DL 30 29 - Wrist Fracture HBP - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2001 PIT $5,000,000
2000 NYN $5,000,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$10,000,000
2 yrTotal$10,000,000

 

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The Lineup Card: 13 Pitcher Injuries We Wish We Could UndoBaseball Prospectus2014-05-28
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This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: The Worst Seasons On RecordJim Baker2007-12-28
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This article requires BP Premium accessThe Class of 2007: The PitchersJay Jaffe2007-01-09
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Game of the Week: Houston Astros at Chicago White Sox, June 23, 2006Derek Jacques2006-06-27
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 15-18Christina Kahrl2006-05-19
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: The Swallows of Vero BeachWill Carroll2006-03-06
Prospectus Notebook: Astros, Blue JaysBaseball Prospectus2005-10-20
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: AnswersWill Carroll2005-09-28
Murderer's Row: How Good Are the Cardinals Now?Keith Woolner2004-08-10
Murderer's Row: How Good Are the Cardinals Now?Chaim Bloom2004-08-10
This article requires BP Premium accessBreaking Balls: Rickey ReduxDerek Zumsteg2004-01-15
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Here's How Baseball Gets YouWill Carroll2003-09-24
This article requires BP Premium access"This is Our Fault": The McClatchy Ownership as Team Builder, Part IISteven Goldman2003-08-21
Prospectus Today: Stroll Through the SortablesJoe Sheehan2003-04-18
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Feature: The Success CycleJonah Keri2002-02-28
Internet Baseball Awards: Player of the YearBaseball Prospectus2000-11-03
1998 Internet Baseball Awards Results: Your ballots have been counted, and the results are inGreg Spira1998-10-29


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