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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
9 2072 .242 .311 .385 .241 2
Birth Date6-12-1970
Height5' 10"
Weight170 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
1993 BAL 23 53 90 79 18 18 5 0 2 29 9 19 1 0 1 9 2 2 .228 .315 .367 .232 -0.2 0.7 0.1
1994 BAL 24 4 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .331 0.2 -0.0 0.0
1995 BAL 25 24 42 32 6 2 0 0 0 2 6 7 0 1 3 2 3 1 .062 .205 .062 .142 -6.0 1.6 -0.4
1995 NYN 25 44 162 136 24 32 5 0 4 49 19 28 5 2 0 12 7 7 .235 .346 .360 .258 5.4 -2.2 0.3
1996 TEX 26 90 162 145 30 41 9 0 6 68 15 34 0 1 1 20 8 5 .283 .348 .469 .263 8.0 -2.1 0.6
1997 TEX 27 122 404 366 49 82 18 0 8 124 30 83 3 2 3 39 18 7 .224 .287 .339 .211 -8.0 1.8 -0.6
1998 BOS 28 86 241 216 37 61 14 4 10 113 22 43 1 2 0 42 5 5 .282 .349 .523 .288 14.7 -0.3 1.4
1999 BOS 29 91 324 297 39 72 15 2 6 109 21 74 2 3 1 38 9 2 .242 .294 .367 .239 0.8 0.7 0.1
2000 CHN 30 150 556 495 64 124 18 3 15 193 47 118 8 2 4 48 4 6 .251 .324 .390 .248 10.4 -0.6 0.9
2001 CHN 31 35 89 85 11 15 2 0 3 26 4 23 0 0 0 8 0 0 .176 .213 .306 .188 -3.6 0.1 -0.3
Career69920721853280448869547141734302013132185635.242.311.385.24121.7-0.22.0

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
1990 WAU A 41 188 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .367 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 FRD A+ 133 575 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .316 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 HAG AA 101 426 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .278 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 ROC AAA 45 173 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .323 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 BAL MLB 53 90 .232 .273 .341 .418 .267 .276 103 -2.7 2.6 0 0.7 -0.7 -0.2 0.1 -0.2 0.1
1993 ROC AAA 27 124 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .320 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 BAL MLB 4 2 .331 .317 .363 .465 .287 1.000 107 0.2 0.1 0 -0.0 -0.0 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0
1994 ROC AAA 111 501 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .296 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 BAL MLB 24 42 .142 .266 .334 .412 .260 .077 99 -5.5 1.3 0 1.6 -0.8 -6.0 -0.4 -6.0 -0.4
1995 NYN MLB 44 162 .258 .262 .329 .402 .259 .264 95 -0.3 4.9 -0.6 -2.2 2.2 5.4 0.3 5.4 0.3
1995 ROC AAA 46 208 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .340 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 TEX MLB 90 162 .263 .280 .350 .449 .271 .330 106 0.5 5.0 -0.7 -2.1 2.2 8.0 0.6 8.0 0.6
1997 TEX MLB 122 404 .211 .269 .333 .422 .260 .267 107 -21.4 11.1 1 1.8 2.4 -8.0 -0.6 -8.0 -0.6
1998 BOS MLB 86 241 .288 .275 .340 .434 .269 .309 102 7.5 6.5 0.4 -0.3 0.6 14.7 1.4 14.7 1.4
1999 BOS MLB 91 324 .239 .275 .344 .436 .263 .300 97 -8.1 9.0 0.6 0.7 0.2 0.8 0.1 0.8 0.1
2000 CHN MLB 150 556 .248 .267 .337 .432 .257 .299 99 -8 15.3 1.2 -0.6 4.6 10.4 0.9 10.4 0.9
2001 CHN MLB 35 89 .188 .266 .334 .433 .264 .203 99 -7 2.4 0.2 0.1 1.6 -3.6 -0.3 -3.6 -0.3
2001 LOU AAA 13 65 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .500 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 ROC AAA 39 176 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .286 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 WNS A+ 7 32 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 CHR AAA 41 156 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .274 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 PAW AAA 10 35 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .160 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 EDM AAA 15 27 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .200 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
1990 WAU A 188 31 48 7 2 1 14 21 32 15 4 .300 .392 .388 .087 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 FRD A+ 575 71 138 25 6 8 54 51 92 50 14 .273 .347 .394 .121 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 ROC AAA 173 29 44 10 2 1 12 14 23 23 4 .284 .343 .394 .110 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 HAG AA 426 53 89 17 3 1 30 42 62 41 12 .239 .312 .308 .070 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 BAL MLB 90 18 18 5 0 2 9 9 19 2 2 .228 .315 .367 .139 .232 -0.2 0.7 0.1
1993 ROC AAA 124 24 33 6 1 1 4 7 16 10 2 .284 .323 .379 .095 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 BAL MLB 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .000 .331 0.2 -0.0 0.0
1994 ROC AAA 501 89 122 21 4 16 66 35 81 31 6 .270 .330 .440 .170 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 BAL MLB 42 6 2 0 0 0 2 6 7 3 1 .062 .205 .062 .000 .142 -6.0 1.6 -0.4
1995 NYN MLB 162 24 32 5 0 4 12 19 28 7 7 .235 .346 .360 .125 .258 5.4 -2.2 0.3
1995 ROC AAA 208 40 58 12 3 4 18 17 26 17 4 .309 .367 .468 .160 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 TEX MLB 162 30 41 9 0 6 20 15 34 8 5 .283 .348 .469 .186 .263 8.0 -2.1 0.6
1997 TEX MLB 404 49 82 18 0 8 39 30 83 18 7 .224 .287 .339 .115 .211 -8.0 1.8 -0.6
1998 BOS MLB 241 37 61 14 4 10 42 22 43 5 5 .282 .349 .523 .241 .288 14.7 -0.3 1.4
1999 BOS MLB 324 39 72 15 2 6 38 21 74 9 2 .242 .294 .367 .125 .239 0.8 0.7 0.1
2000 CHN MLB 556 64 124 18 3 15 48 47 118 4 6 .251 .324 .390 .139 .248 10.4 -0.6 0.9
2001 CHN MLB 89 11 15 2 0 3 8 4 23 0 0 .176 .213 .306 .129 .188 -3.6 0.1 -0.3
2001 LOU AAA 65 14 20 5 1 3 14 10 17 0 1 .370 .469 .667 .296 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 ROC AAA 176 20 38 10 0 4 12 22 26 3 1 .255 .362 .403 .148 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 PAW AAA 35 5 5 1 0 1 2 4 5 1 0 .161 .257 .290 .129 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 WNS A+ 32 2 8 2 0 0 2 4 4 1 1 .286 .375 .357 .071 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 CHR AAA 156 20 34 8 0 2 10 12 22 6 1 .246 .310 .348 .101 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 EDM AAA 27 3 3 1 0 0 1 5 6 1 2 .150 .308 .200 .050 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0

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
2001-07-24 2001-08-13 Minors 20 0 - Thumb Fracture - -
1999-08-06 1999-08-25 15-DL 19 18 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique - -
1998-08-27 1998-09-12 15-DL 16 15 Right Trunk Strain Ribcage - -
1998-05-18 1998-06-03 15-DL 16 13 Right Knee Sprain MCL - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2001 CHN $1,100,000
2000 CHN $2,200,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$3,300,000
2 yrTotal$3,300,000

 

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessWestern Front: Xavier Cedeno's Not-So-Excellent AdventureGeoff Young2013-04-09
The BP Wayback Machine: Trades that Made a DifferenceSteven Goldman2011-07-13
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Trades that Made a DifferenceSteven Goldman2008-10-03
This article requires BP Premium accessEvery Given Sunday: Paint Me a PictureJohn Perrotto2008-06-08
This article requires BP Premium accessSchrodinger's Bat: Quantifying the ComebackDan Fox2006-06-01
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Participation ExtremesJim Baker2005-12-20
Transaction Analysis: January 24-February 9, 2003Christina Kahrl2003-02-13
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 16-19, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-05-22
Transaction Analysis: April 21-22, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-04-22
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 19-25, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-03-27
From The Mailbag: Free Erubiel Durazo!Baseball Prospectus2001-05-02


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