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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
13 2124 .229 .277 .339 .216 1.6
Birth Date11-22-1965
Height6' 3"
Weight195 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 SFN 23 14 6 6 6 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .118 -0.1 -0.0 -0.0
1990 SFN 24 22 59 56 7 12 3 1 2 23 3 10 0 0 0 3 1 0 .214 .254 .411 .248 1.5 0.7 0.2
1991 SFN 25 54 120 106 12 13 3 0 2 22 7 26 2 2 3 8 3 0 .123 .188 .208 .160 -5.2 3.5 -0.2
1992 SFN 26 40 82 75 4 13 2 1 1 20 4 15 0 0 3 3 1 0 .173 .215 .267 .180 -3.2 1.0 -0.2
1993 SFN 27 63 165 146 22 29 7 0 4 48 9 23 4 0 6 16 0 0 .199 .264 .329 .208 -2.3 3.4 0.1
1994 SFN 28 38 75 62 9 16 5 1 1 26 5 16 3 0 5 9 5 0 .258 .343 .419 .267 2.7 2.4 0.5
1995 SFN 29 68 202 186 19 41 6 0 3 56 8 51 1 0 7 12 11 1 .220 .256 .301 .200 -4.6 3.5 -0.1
1996 PHI 30 35 118 103 13 23 5 1 4 42 12 21 2 0 1 13 3 1 .223 .316 .408 .265 7.2 -0.5 0.6
1997 BOS 31 49 123 116 12 27 9 1 0 38 4 27 1 1 1 7 2 3 .233 .262 .328 .210 -2.6 1.4 -0.1
1998 BOS 32 124 385 349 46 95 23 0 4 130 15 73 6 2 13 39 3 0 .272 .312 .372 .229 1.7 -3.0 -0.1
1999 PIT 33 110 404 368 42 91 26 7 1 134 20 90 2 3 11 37 10 1 .247 .288 .364 .226 2.4 13.6 1.5
2000 PIT 34 93 255 233 28 63 18 2 2 91 12 45 3 1 6 19 5 4 .270 .313 .391 .234 2.2 6.9 0.8
2002 PIT 36 108 130 120 7 18 2 1 0 22 7 31 1 1 1 3 0 4 .150 .202 .183 .142 -15.2 0.7 -1.5
Career8182124192622744210915246531064292510571694414.229.277.339.216-15.333.41.6

Advanced

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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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 FRE A+ 64 240 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .328 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1988 SHV AA 89 338 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .273 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1988 PHX AAA 37 124 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .237 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 SFN MLB 14 6 .118 .247 .306 .367 .256 .200 99 -0.8 0.2 0.1 -0.0 0.5 -0.1 -0.0 -0.1 -0.0
1989 PHX AAA 113 401 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .314 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 SFN MLB 22 59 .248 .258 .323 .378 .260 .227 101 -0.7 1.6 0.7 0.7 0.5 1.5 0.2 1.5 0.2
1990 PHX AAA 118 456 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .306 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 SFN MLB 54 120 .160 .255 .315 .382 .258 .138 100 -11.8 3.2 1.4 3.5 1.7 -5.2 -0.2 -5.2 -0.2
1991 PHX AAA 64 253 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .260 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 SFN MLB 40 82 .180 .259 .313 .375 .257 .203 100 -6.3 2.1 0.9 1.0 -0.3 -3.2 -0.2 -3.2 -0.2
1992 PHX AAA 31 115 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .363 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 SFN MLB 63 165 .208 .262 .324 .402 .257 .210 95 -9.2 4.7 0.7 3.4 2.1 -2.3 0.1 -2.3 0.1
1993 SJO A+ 2 10 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 SFN MLB 38 75 .267 .268 .331 .424 .256 .333 102 0.5 2.3 0.6 2.4 -0.8 2.7 0.5 2.7 0.5
1995 SFN MLB 68 202 .200 .262 .326 .403 .253 .288 99 -13.4 6.0 1.1 3.5 2.2 -4.6 -0.1 -4.6 -0.1
1996 PHI MLB 35 118 .265 .260 .325 .412 .249 .244 101 0.6 3.6 1.6 -0.5 1.3 7.2 0.6 7.2 0.6
1996 CLR A+ 8 26 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .211 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 SWB AAA 4 17 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .385 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 BOS MLB 49 123 .210 .264 .335 .419 .262 .300 99 -6.7 3.4 0.9 1.4 -0.2 -2.7 -0.1 -2.6 -0.1
1997 PAW AAA 0 115 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .272 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 BOS MLB 124 385 .229 .274 .339 .438 .269 .332 102 -13.1 10.5 0.3 -3.0 3.7 1.7 -0.1 1.7 -0.1
1999 PIT MLB 110 404 .226 .269 .339 .430 .259 .321 97 -16.1 11.0 4.9 13.6 4.0 2.4 1.5 2.4 1.5
2000 PIT MLB 93 255 .234 .269 .341 .443 .263 .326 102 -7.8 7.0 1.2 6.9 0.2 2.2 0.8 2.2 0.8
2002 PIT MLB 108 130 .142 .260 .328 .403 .257 .200 102 -16.3 3.3 0.6 0.7 -2.2 -15.2 -1.5 -15.2 -1.5

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 FRE A+ 240 25 51 6 4 6 24 24 71 6 2 .241 .321 .392 .151 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1988 SHV AA 338 48 73 19 5 6 37 22 63 14 6 .236 .283 .388 .152 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1988 PHX AAA 124 13 18 4 1 0 6 13 32 2 1 .170 .268 .226 .057 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 PHX AAA 401 44 94 17 6 3 36 18 82 10 4 .259 .296 .364 .105 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 SFN MLB 6 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .000 .118 -0.1 -0.0 -0.0
1990 PHX AAA 456 61 105 21 7 5 39 25 89 13 7 .251 .299 .370 .119 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 SFN MLB 59 7 12 3 1 2 3 3 10 1 0 .214 .254 .411 .196 .248 1.5 0.7 0.2
1991 PHX AAA 253 34 46 13 2 6 31 20 67 3 2 .204 .273 .358 .155 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 SFN MLB 120 12 13 3 0 2 8 7 26 3 0 .123 .188 .208 .085 .160 -5.2 3.5 -0.2
1992 SFN MLB 82 4 13 2 1 1 3 4 15 1 0 .173 .215 .267 .093 .180 -3.2 1.0 -0.2
1992 PHX AAA 115 15 33 10 2 0 17 3 18 4 2 .306 .339 .435 .130 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 SFN MLB 165 22 29 7 0 4 16 9 23 0 0 .199 .264 .329 .130 .208 -2.3 3.4 0.1
1993 SJO A+ 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 SFN MLB 75 9 16 5 1 1 9 5 16 5 0 .258 .343 .419 .161 .267 2.7 2.4 0.5
1995 SFN MLB 202 19 41 6 0 3 12 8 51 11 1 .220 .256 .301 .081 .200 -4.6 3.5 -0.1
1996 PHI MLB 118 13 23 5 1 4 13 12 21 3 1 .223 .316 .408 .184 .265 7.2 -0.5 0.6
1996 CLR A+ 26 3 4 1 0 0 0 3 4 1 0 .174 .269 .217 .043 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 SWB AAA 17 2 5 2 0 0 4 3 0 0 0 .385 .500 .538 .154 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 BOS MLB 123 12 27 9 1 0 7 4 27 2 3 .233 .262 .328 .095 .210 -2.6 1.4 -0.1
1997 PAW AAA 115 12 26 4 1 4 12 8 20 4 1 .248 .313 .419 .171 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 BOS MLB 385 46 95 23 0 4 39 15 73 3 0 .272 .312 .372 .100 .229 1.7 -3.0 -0.1
1999 PIT MLB 404 42 91 26 7 1 37 20 90 10 1 .247 .288 .364 .117 .226 2.4 13.6 1.5
2000 PIT MLB 255 28 63 18 2 2 19 12 45 5 4 .270 .313 .391 .120 .234 2.2 6.9 0.8
2002 PIT MLB 130 7 18 2 1 0 3 7 31 0 4 .150 .202 .183 .033 .142 -15.2 0.7 -1.5

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
2002-05-09 2002-05-13 DTD 4 3 - Low Back Spasms - -
2001-04-03 2001-10-07 60-DL 187 161 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery - -
2000-08-21 2000-09-13 DTD 23 22 - Low Back Strain - -
2000-05-15 2000-05-17 DTD 2 1 Right Knee Contusion - -
2000-04-30 2000-05-02 DTD 2 1 - Trunk Strain Ribcage - -
2000-03-01 2000-03-11 Camp 10 0 - Trunk Strain Ribcage - -
1999-09-22 1999-10-04 DTD 12 11 - Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
1999-07-23 1999-08-11 15-DL 19 18 Left Fingers Fracture Index Finger - -
1996-07-20 1996-09-26 15-DL 68 63 - Neck Soreness - -
1993-07-08 1993-08-09 15-DL 32 27 Right Foot Inflammation - -
1992-08-19 1992-09-09 21 19 - - - -
1992-03-31 1992-06-23 15-DL 84 67 - Knee - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2002 PIT $925,000
2001 PIT $925,000
2000 PIT $700,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$2,550,000
3 yrTotal$2,550,000

 

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessPebble Hunting: The Meaning of 3-0 Green LightsSam Miller2014-05-16
This article requires BP Premium accessBaseball Therapy: The Hall of Fame Ballots By the NumbersRussell A. Carleton2014-01-09
The BP Wayback Machine: Baseball's Y2K1 BugsGary Huckabay2011-02-03
This article requires BP Premium accessSchrodinger's Bat: Reminiscing with SFRDan Fox2008-03-27
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 19-26, 2007Christina Kahrl2007-03-27
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: July 29-30Christina Kahrl2006-07-31
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 22-24Christina Kahrl2006-05-25
This article requires BP Premium access"This is Our Fault": The McClatchy Ownership as Team Builder, Part IISteven Goldman2003-08-21
Prospectus Today: Where Credit is DueJoe Sheehan2003-06-06
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Feature: The Success CycleJonah Keri2002-02-28
Thunder in the Nine Spot: Today’s best-hitting pitchersRany Jazayerli1999-08-06


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