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Portrait of Melvin Nieves

Melvin Nieves RFPadres

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
7 1392 .231 .314 .438 .257 1.8
Birth Date12-28-1971
Height6' 2"
Weight185 lbs
BatsB
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
1992 ATL 20 12 21 19 0 4 1 0 0 5 2 7 0 0 0 1 0 0 .211 .286 .263 .207 -0.5 -0.1 -0.1
1993 SDN 21 19 51 47 4 9 0 0 2 15 3 21 1 0 0 3 0 0 .191 .255 .319 .219 -1.2 1.0 -0.0
1994 SDN 22 10 22 19 2 5 1 0 1 9 3 10 0 0 0 4 0 0 .263 .364 .474 .238 0.1 0.2 0.0
1995 SDN 23 98 262 234 32 48 6 1 14 98 19 88 5 3 1 38 2 3 .205 .276 .419 .234 -1.9 -2.2 -0.4
1996 DET 24 120 484 431 71 106 23 4 24 209 44 158 6 3 0 60 1 2 .246 .322 .485 .271 15.0 -3.7 1.1
1997 DET 25 116 405 359 46 82 18 1 20 162 39 157 5 2 0 64 1 7 .228 .311 .451 .264 6.0 5.8 1.2
1998 CIN 26 83 147 119 8 30 4 0 2 40 26 42 0 2 0 17 0 0 .252 .381 .336 .261 1.4 -1.4 -0.0
Career458139212281632845366353813648317101187412.231.314.438.25719.0-0.41.8

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
1989 PUL Rk 64 269 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .331 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 SUM A 126 531 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .371 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 DUR A+ 64 247 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .317 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 ATL MLB 12 21 .207 .250 .309 .370 .253 .333 104 -1.1 0.5 -0.1 -0.1 0.1 -0.5 -0.1 -0.5 -0.1
1992 DUR A+ 31 129 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .369 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 GRN AA 100 414 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .343 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 SDN MLB 19 51 .219 .254 .318 .360 .244 .292 95 -2.2 1.5 -0.5 1.0 -0.2 -1.2 -0.0 -1.2 -0.0
1993 LVG AAA 43 179 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .382 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 RIC AAA 78 302 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .367 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 SDN MLB 10 22 .238 .253 .320 .387 .241 .500 106 -0.5 0.7 -0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0
1994 LVG AAA 111 474 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .412 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 SDN MLB 98 262 .234 .265 .328 .413 .256 .252 100 -7.6 7.8 -1.7 -2.2 -0.6 -1.9 -0.4 -1.9 -0.4
1996 DET MLB 120 484 .271 .273 .344 .439 .266 .325 98 5.9 15.0 -5.5 -3.7 0.2 15.0 1.1 15.0 1.1
1997 DET MLB 116 405 .264 .266 .334 .416 .260 .337 98 1.9 11.2 -4.5 5.8 -2.9 6.0 1.2 6.0 1.2
1998 CIN MLB 83 147 .261 .263 .327 .410 .255 .364 99 0.2 3.8 -1 -1.4 -1.6 1.4 -0.0 1.4 -0.0
1998 IND AAA 0 62 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .325 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 CSP AAA 13 52 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .409 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 HAR AA 23 97 .329 .252 .316 .386 .256 .356 100 5.4 2.1 -0.6 -0.2 -0.5 5.9 0.6 5.9 0.6
2005 NWO AAA 25 97 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .286 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
1989 PUL Rk 269 43 64 16 3 9 46 30 59 6 4 .277 .358 .489 .212 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 SUM A 531 60 130 24 7 9 59 53 125 10 6 .283 .368 .425 .142 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 DUR A+ 247 31 53 11 0 9 25 40 53 3 8 .264 .398 .453 .189 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 DUR A+ 129 18 32 9 1 8 32 17 33 4 2 .302 .408 .632 .330 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 ATL MLB 21 0 4 1 0 0 1 2 7 0 0 .211 .286 .263 .053 .207 -0.5 -0.1 -0.1
1992 GRN AA 414 61 99 23 5 18 76 52 98 6 4 .283 .383 .531 .249 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 SDN MLB 51 4 9 0 0 2 3 3 21 0 0 .191 .255 .319 .128 .219 -1.2 1.0 -0.0
1993 RIC AAA 302 38 76 10 3 10 36 25 84 4 3 .278 .342 .447 .168 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 LVG AAA 179 31 49 10 1 7 24 18 42 2 2 .308 .385 .516 .208 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 LVG AAA 474 81 125 17 6 25 92 58 138 1 2 .308 .405 .564 .256 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 SDN MLB 22 2 5 1 0 1 4 3 10 0 0 .263 .364 .474 .211 .238 0.1 0.2 0.0
1995 SDN MLB 262 32 48 6 1 14 38 19 88 2 3 .205 .276 .419 .214 .234 -1.9 -2.2 -0.4
1996 DET MLB 484 71 106 23 4 24 60 44 158 1 2 .246 .322 .485 .239 .271 15.0 -3.7 1.1
1997 DET MLB 405 46 82 18 1 20 64 39 157 1 7 .228 .311 .451 .223 .264 6.0 5.8 1.2
1998 IND AAA 62 10 15 4 0 2 13 9 11 0 0 .283 .387 .472 .189 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 CIN MLB 147 8 30 4 0 2 17 26 42 0 0 .252 .381 .336 .084 .261 1.4 -1.4 -0.0
2001 CSP AAA 52 7 10 5 1 1 4 8 20 1 0 .233 .365 .465 .233 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 NWO AAA 97 17 17 2 0 5 17 18 28 0 1 .227 .389 .453 .227 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 HAR AA 97 14 20 5 0 4 16 18 28 1 2 .260 .412 .481 .221 .329 5.9 -0.2 0.6

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
1998-09-15 1998-09-29 DTD 14 12 Right Shoulder Surgery 1998-09-14 -
1998-03-31 1998-05-02 15-DL 32 26 - Recovery From Surgery Hernia 1998-01-21 -
1998-01-28 1998-01-28 Off 0 0 - Surgery Hernia 1998-01-21 -
1997-08-04 1997-08-19 15-DL 15 15 - General Medical Personal Reasons - -

Compensation

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Details

2014 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/11/2014 05:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
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Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Upside By Year

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  Title Author Date
The Lineup Card: 11 Favorite Baserunning MemoriesBaseball Prospectus2013-04-24
This article requires BP Premium accessWestern Front: Perpetually Rebuilding the PadresGeoff Young2012-01-23
This article requires BP Premium accessSeidnotes: A Triple Short of Driving Me InsaneEric Seidman2010-09-30
This article requires BP Premium accessSchrodinger's Bat: Wily Mo ReduxDan Fox2007-09-06
This article requires BP Premium accessLies, Damned Lies: Rookies and CyclesNate Silver2007-08-23
Prospectus Notebook: Angels, Astros, NationalsBaseball Prospectus2006-01-27
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Claussen Pickle, Revisited: An Analysis of Traded Braves Prospects, 1990-2004Jay Jaffe2005-08-08
Lies, Damned Lies: Book Review, Scout's HonorNate Silver2005-07-13
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Q&A: John SchuerholzJonah Keri2005-05-16
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: What is a Deadline Trade Worth?, Part 2Steven Goldman2004-07-28
Doctoring the Numbers: The Doctor is...Gone.Rany Jazayerli2000-08-15


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