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Ed Sprague 3BBlue Jays

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
11 4587 .247 .318 .419 .254 6.7
Birth Date7-25-1967
Height6' 2"
Weight215 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 23 61 183 160 17 44 7 0 4 63 19 43 3 1 0 20 0 3 .275 .361 .394 .274 3.3 1.3 0.5
1992 TOR 24 22 50 47 6 11 2 0 1 16 3 7 0 0 0 7 0 0 .234 .280 .340 .273 1.6 -0.1 0.2
1993 TOR 25 150 596 546 50 142 31 1 12 211 32 85 10 6 2 73 1 0 .260 .310 .386 .234 2.6 -4.9 -0.2
1994 TOR 26 109 445 405 38 97 19 1 11 151 23 95 11 4 2 44 1 0 .240 .296 .373 .235 1.4 -10.3 -0.9
1995 TOR 27 144 602 521 77 127 27 2 18 212 58 96 15 7 1 74 0 0 .244 .333 .407 .255 16.3 2.9 1.9
1996 TOR 28 159 670 591 88 146 35 2 36 293 60 146 12 7 0 101 0 0 .247 .325 .496 .277 36.0 -11.0 2.4
1997 TOR 29 138 562 504 63 115 29 4 14 194 51 102 6 1 0 48 0 1 .228 .306 .385 .248 7.1 -1.8 0.5
1998 OAK 30 27 91 87 8 13 5 0 3 27 2 17 2 0 0 7 1 0 .149 .187 .310 .176 -5.6 -0.8 -0.6
1998 TOR 30 105 419 382 49 91 20 0 17 162 24 73 11 2 0 51 0 2 .238 .301 .424 .244 3.4 -6.3 -0.3
1999 PIT 31 137 564 490 71 131 27 2 22 228 50 93 17 6 1 81 3 6 .267 .352 .465 .275 27.7 -5.5 2.1
2000 BOS 32 33 123 111 11 24 4 0 2 34 12 18 0 0 0 9 0 0 .216 .293 .306 .211 -2.2 0.1 -0.2
2000 SDN 32 73 175 157 19 41 12 0 10 83 13 40 3 2 0 27 0 0 .261 .326 .529 .280 8.8 -0.9 0.7
2001 SEA 33 45 107 94 9 28 7 0 2 41 11 18 1 1 0 16 0 0 .298 .374 .436 .298 6.9 -0.4 0.6
Career120345874095506101022512152171535883391376558612.247.318.419.254107.3-37.76.7

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
1989 DUN A+ 52 217 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .241 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 SYR AAA 86 315 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .261 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 SYR AAA 142 567 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .259 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 TOR MLB 61 183 .274 .265 .331 .410 .273 .351 101 2.5 5.0 -0.6 1.3 -2.3 3.3 0.5 3.3 0.5
1991 SYR AAA 23 102 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .435 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 TOR MLB 22 50 .273 .251 .325 .370 .261 .256 100 0.6 1.3 0.4 -0.1 -0.2 1.6 0.2 1.6 0.2
1992 SYR AAA 100 419 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .307 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 TOR MLB 150 596 .234 .270 .335 .416 .265 .286 103 -16.5 17.1 2.3 -4.9 -2.4 2.6 -0.2 2.6 -0.2
1994 TOR MLB 109 445 .235 .273 .339 .433 .265 .284 99 -12.5 13.5 1.7 -10.3 -1.6 1.4 -0.9 1.4 -0.9
1995 TOR MLB 144 602 .255 .272 .342 .428 .266 .263 98 -3.6 18.0 1.9 2.9 -1.5 16.3 1.9 16.3 1.9
1996 TOR MLB 159 670 .277 .278 .347 .447 .269 .264 98 12.9 20.7 1.8 -11.0 -1.9 36.0 2.4 36.0 2.4
1997 TOR MLB 138 562 .248 .270 .338 .427 .266 .260 95 -7.7 15.5 1.5 -1.8 -2.3 7.1 0.5 7.1 0.5
1998 OAK MLB 27 91 .176 .261 .324 .419 .257 .149 95 -8.4 2.5 0.3 -0.8 1.2 -5.6 -0.6 -5.6 -0.6
1998 TOR MLB 105 419 .244 .267 .333 .421 .263 .252 95 -7.5 11.4 1.7 -6.3 -1.7 3.4 -0.3 3.4 -0.3
1999 PIT MLB 137 564 .275 .268 .338 .430 .259 .286 97 10.2 15.3 2.4 -5.5 -2.1 27.7 2.1 27.7 2.1
2000 BOS MLB 33 123 .211 .277 .341 .447 .264 .242 91 -7.2 3.5 0.1 0.1 0.0 -2.2 -0.2 -2.2 -0.2
2000 SDN MLB 73 175 .280 .264 .337 .425 .255 .284 94 4.1 4.8 -1.8 -0.9 -0.3 8.8 0.7 8.8 0.7
2000 RCU A+ 0 8 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .167 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 SEA MLB 45 107 .298 .272 .335 .432 .265 .347 95 4.4 2.9 -0.9 -0.4 0.5 6.9 0.6 6.9 0.6
2001 TAC AAA 5 23 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 OKL AAA 106 459 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .326 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 SYR AAA 315 23 60 14 1 5 33 18 73 0 0 .208 .266 .316 .108 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 DUN A+ 217 21 42 9 2 7 23 16 40 1 1 .219 .302 .396 .177 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 SYR AAA 567 60 124 23 5 20 75 31 100 4 2 .239 .293 .418 .179 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 SYR AAA 102 24 32 8 0 5 25 10 21 2 0 .364 .440 .625 .261 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 TOR MLB 183 17 44 7 0 4 20 19 43 0 3 .275 .361 .394 .119 .274 3.3 1.3 0.5
1992 TOR MLB 50 6 11 2 0 1 7 3 7 0 0 .234 .280 .340 .106 .273 1.6 -0.1 0.2
1992 SYR AAA 419 49 102 18 2 16 50 44 73 0 1 .276 .360 .466 .190 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 TOR MLB 596 50 142 31 1 12 73 32 85 1 0 .260 .310 .386 .126 .234 2.6 -4.9 -0.2
1994 TOR MLB 445 38 97 19 1 11 44 23 95 1 0 .240 .296 .373 .133 .235 1.4 -10.3 -0.9
1995 TOR MLB 602 77 127 27 2 18 74 58 96 0 0 .244 .333 .407 .163 .255 16.3 2.9 1.9
1996 TOR MLB 670 88 146 35 2 36 101 60 146 0 0 .247 .325 .496 .249 .277 36.0 -11.0 2.4
1997 TOR MLB 562 63 115 29 4 14 48 51 102 0 1 .228 .306 .385 .157 .248 7.1 -1.8 0.5
1998 TOR MLB 419 49 91 20 0 17 51 24 73 0 2 .238 .301 .424 .186 .244 3.4 -6.3 -0.3
1998 OAK MLB 91 8 13 5 0 3 7 2 17 1 0 .149 .187 .310 .161 .176 -5.6 -0.8 -0.6
1999 PIT MLB 564 71 131 27 2 22 81 50 93 3 6 .267 .352 .465 .198 .275 27.7 -5.5 2.1
2000 RCU A+ 8 1 2 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 .286 .375 .714 .429 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 SDN MLB 175 19 41 12 0 10 27 13 40 0 0 .261 .326 .529 .268 .280 8.8 -0.9 0.7
2000 BOS MLB 123 11 24 4 0 2 9 12 18 0 0 .216 .293 .306 .090 .211 -2.2 0.1 -0.2
2001 TAC AAA 23 6 6 2 0 2 4 1 5 0 0 .316 .409 .737 .421 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 SEA MLB 107 9 28 7 0 2 16 11 18 0 0 .298 .374 .436 .138 .298 6.9 -0.4 0.6
2002 OKL AAA 459 51 107 26 1 10 65 40 92 0 1 .268 .352 .412 .145 .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
2001-08-08 2001-09-05 15-DL 28 26 Left Knee Sprain - -
1999-09-20 1999-10-04 15-DL 14 13 Left Hand Fracture HBP - -
1997-09-04 1997-09-28 15-DL 24 23 Right Shoulder Surgery Detached Labrum 1997-09-10 -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2000 SDN $800,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$800,000
1 yrTotal$800,000

 

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  Title Author Date
Prospectus Hit List: Week of April 9Jay Jaffe2006-04-11
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Roundtable: Top 50 Prospects - Shortstops and Third BasemenBaseball Prospectus2005-02-11
Rogue's Gallery: The Most Efficient Base-Stealing Teams EverJim Baker2004-07-23
This article requires BP Premium access"This is Our Fault": The McClatchy Ownership as Team Builder, Part IISteven Goldman2003-08-21
The Daily Prospectus: Around the Minors, Pt. 2Joe Sheehan2001-05-18


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