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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
9 2325 .263 .319 .392 .252 4.9
Birth Date8-9-1967
Height6' 1"
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 NYA 21 14 50 47 7 11 2 0 2 19 3 8 0 0 0 7 1 0 .234 .280 .404 .273 1.3 -1.1 0.0
1990 NYA 22 57 149 133 24 21 2 2 3 36 13 27 1 1 1 9 8 2 .158 .236 .271 .198 -2.7 -3.1 -0.6
1991 ATL 23 54 122 110 16 21 1 2 4 38 12 23 0 0 0 13 11 3 .191 .270 .345 .224 0.7 0.1 0.1
1992 ATL 24 97 325 303 54 92 6 14 8 150 18 52 2 1 1 28 26 9 .304 .346 .495 .306 22.7 -3.2 2.1
1993 ATL 25 95 294 272 42 75 18 6 6 123 16 42 3 2 1 28 19 7 .276 .321 .452 .262 7.8 0.4 0.8
1994 ATL 26 46 211 191 32 55 10 0 4 77 16 28 1 2 1 21 19 7 .288 .343 .403 .257 8.1 -0.4 0.7
1994 CIN 26 46 203 184 26 51 7 4 0 66 16 35 2 0 1 7 19 9 .277 .342 .359 .241 1.1 -0.1 0.1
1995 CIN 27 33 144 129 19 31 2 3 1 42 9 18 2 2 2 10 16 3 .240 .296 .326 .228 -0.7 3.8 0.3
1995 SFN 27 52 235 214 29 61 9 5 5 95 18 42 2 0 1 18 8 6 .285 .346 .444 .279 13.0 0.6 1.3
1997 CIN 29 115 509 465 53 127 13 7 5 169 34 67 6 2 2 23 56 13 .273 .329 .363 .242 7.8 0.9 0.9
2001 CIN 33 32 83 75 6 13 2 0 1 18 4 10 2 0 2 4 3 4 .173 .235 .240 .164 -8.5 0.0 -0.8
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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
1988 FTL A+ 6 23 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .474 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1988 COH AAA 5 24 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .176 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 NYA MLB 14 50 .273 .260 .319 .377 .261 .243 104 0.6 1.3 0 -1.1 0.2 1.3 0.0 1.3 0.0
1989 ABY AA 33 138 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 COH AAA 70 289 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .319 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 NYA MLB 57 149 .198 .257 .322 .389 .261 .173 101 -9 4.0 -0.4 -3.1 1.4 -2.7 -0.6 -2.7 -0.6
1990 COH AAA 22 105 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .368 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 ATL MLB 54 122 .224 .255 .318 .377 .258 .205 107 -4.3 3.3 -0.7 0.1 1.3 0.7 0.1 0.7 0.1
1991 RIC AAA 29 141 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .299 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 ATL MLB 97 325 .306 .248 .307 .364 .252 .344 102 14.5 8.4 0 -3.2 0.2 22.7 2.1 22.7 2.1
1993 ATL MLB 95 294 .262 .261 .323 .397 .257 .305 101 0.6 8.4 0.5 0.4 -1.0 7.8 0.8 7.8 0.8
1994 ATL MLB 46 211 .257 .276 .337 .432 .263 .317 101 -0.7 6.4 0.6 -0.4 2.3 8.1 0.7 8.1 0.7
1994 CIN MLB 46 203 .241 .258 .319 .397 .248 .342 100 -4.4 6.2 0.6 -0.1 -0.4 1.1 0.1 1.1 0.1
1995 CIN MLB 33 144 .228 .264 .333 .406 .258 .268 101 -5.2 4.3 0.4 3.8 0.9 -0.7 0.3 -0.7 0.3
1995 SFN MLB 52 235 .279 .263 .324 .402 .253 .335 97 4.9 7.0 0.6 0.6 1.6 13.0 1.3 13.0 1.3
1995 CHT AA 2 7 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .600 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 CIN MLB 115 509 .242 .261 .328 .410 .258 .309 101 -10 13.5 -0.2 0.9 5.9 7.8 0.9 7.8 0.9
2000 LOU AAA 0 119 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .194 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 CIN MLB 32 83 .164 .260 .321 .424 .257 .188 101 -8.7 2.2 -0.4 0.0 -1.7 -8.5 -0.8 -8.5 -0.8
2001 LOU AAA 19 81 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .465 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 SYR AAA 25 117 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .271 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
1988 FTL A+ 23 5 9 2 0 0 2 1 3 2 0 .429 .435 .524 .095 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1988 COH AAA 24 3 3 1 0 0 0 1 4 1 1 .150 .250 .200 .050 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 ABY AA 138 28 34 2 2 1 6 11 20 17 5 .286 .377 .361 .076 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 COH AAA 289 38 72 12 7 5 30 22 48 16 7 .278 .332 .436 .158 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 NYA MLB 50 7 11 2 0 2 7 3 8 1 0 .234 .280 .404 .170 .273 1.3 -1.1 0.0
1990 COH AAA 105 21 27 7 1 2 10 17 15 9 1 .321 .442 .500 .179 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 NYA MLB 149 24 21 2 2 3 9 13 27 8 2 .158 .236 .271 .113 .198 -2.7 -3.1 -0.6
1991 RIC AAA 141 20 34 6 3 5 16 10 28 12 4 .262 .314 .469 .208 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 ATL MLB 122 16 21 1 2 4 13 12 23 11 3 .191 .270 .345 .155 .224 0.7 0.1 0.1
1992 ATL MLB 325 54 92 6 14 8 28 18 52 26 9 .304 .346 .495 .191 .306 22.7 -3.2 2.1
1993 ATL MLB 294 42 75 18 6 6 28 16 42 19 7 .276 .321 .452 .176 .262 7.8 0.4 0.8
1994 CIN MLB 203 26 51 7 4 0 7 16 35 19 9 .277 .342 .359 .082 .241 1.1 -0.1 0.1
1994 ATL MLB 211 32 55 10 0 4 21 16 28 19 7 .288 .343 .403 .115 .257 8.1 -0.4 0.7
1995 CHT AA 7 1 4 0 0 1 2 0 1 1 0 .571 .571 1.000 .429 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 CIN MLB 144 19 31 2 3 1 10 9 18 16 3 .240 .296 .326 .085 .228 -0.7 3.8 0.3
1995 SFN MLB 235 29 61 9 5 5 18 18 42 8 6 .285 .346 .444 .159 .279 13.0 0.6 1.3
1997 CIN MLB 509 53 127 13 7 5 23 34 67 56 13 .273 .329 .363 .090 .242 7.8 0.9 0.9
2000 LOU AAA 119 13 21 1 1 3 7 14 9 10 4 .200 .294 .314 .114 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 SYR AAA 117 15 27 7 1 1 6 7 12 5 4 .252 .299 .364 .112 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 LOU AAA 81 12 34 4 5 1 9 2 4 6 3 .459 .481 .689 .230 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 CIN MLB 83 6 13 2 0 1 4 4 10 3 4 .173 .235 .240 .067 .164 -8.5 0.0 -0.8

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
2000-03-29 2000-06-02 15-DL 65 53 Right Ankle Sprain - -
1993-08-22 1993-09-08 15-DL 17 15 - General Medical Illness Respiratory Illness - -

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  Title Author Date
The Lineup Card: Nine Unlikely Postseason HeroesBaseball Prospectus2014-10-23
The Lineup Card: Twelve Non-MLB Athletes We'd Like to See Playing BaseballBaseball Prospectus2014-01-15
This article requires BP Premium accessSobsequy: International Feel, Vol. 1Adam Sobsey2013-04-24
Overthinking It: Bryce Harper Takes the High RoadBen Lindbergh2012-05-07
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: The Hate List, Part IJay Jaffe2012-04-13
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: The Class of 2012: The Catch-AllJay Jaffe2012-01-04
The Lineup Card: 9 World Series Heroes: The Year AfterBaseball Prospectus2011-11-03
This article requires BP Premium accessPurpose Pitches: Oscar GamblesChristina Kahrl2011-02-28
The Week in Quotes: January 31-February 6Alex Carnevale2011-02-07
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Dusty Baker and the Johnny Oates AffairSteven Goldman2010-06-25
Prospectus Q&A: Buck ShowalterDavid Laurila2010-04-04
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Preview: Wednesday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-09-10
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Preview: Friday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-09-05
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Planet EarthWill Carroll2007-07-17
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Millstones and MilestonesJim Baker2007-07-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 6-9, 2007Christina Kahrl2007-05-10
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Focus: In-Season Job BattlesJeff Erickson2007-04-04
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 10-14Christina Kahrl2006-08-15
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: In the CardsWill Carroll2006-06-26
Baseball Prospectus Basics: Integrating Statistics and ScoutingDayn Perry2004-03-09
Prospectus Triple Play: Florida Marlins, New York Yankees, Pittsburgh PiratesBaseball Prospectus2003-05-19
Prospectus Today: The Hinske and Wells SigningsJoe Sheehan2003-03-19
Breaking Balls: Three Cheers for New OwnershipDerek Zumsteg2003-01-03
The Daily Prospectus: Around the NLJoe Sheehan2001-05-09


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2008-06-24 13:00:00 (link to chat)Last night in Scranton, Gardner scored from 2nd on a ground out. Just got a great jump and kept running. When's the last time the Yankees had someone with speed like that? Rickey? (not that i'm expecting Rickey here, more like Brett Butler-lite)
(cult of basebaal from LAA of Pasadena)
The fastest player I ever saw in a Yankees uniform was Deion Sanders. I saw Gardner at Trenton several times and he didn't strike me as being that fast, though I did see him run down several balls crossing from right center to left center when the Thunder had a shift on a lefty hitter and the guy went the other way. Your overall point, though, that having that speed around would have some utility to the Yankees, either off the bench or in the lineup (Homer Bush style in the former case). I invoked the different vibe Ellsbury gives the Red Sox in the Sun article. I don't think Gardner is a potential Ellsbury, but some of the same idea applies. (Steven Goldman)


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