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Denny Walling PHAstros

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
18 3287 .271 .339 .390 .273 10.6
Birth Date4-17-1954
Height6' 0"
Weight180 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
1975 OAK 21 6 8 8 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 .125 .125 .250 .134 -1.6 -0.1 -0.2
1976 OAK 22 3 11 11 1 3 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .273 .273 .208 -0.5 0.2 -0.0
1977 HOU 23 6 23 21 1 6 0 1 0 8 2 4 0 0 0 6 0 1 .286 .348 .381 .243 -0.3 0.0 -0.0
1978 HOU 24 120 280 247 30 62 11 3 3 88 30 24 1 2 0 36 9 2 .251 .332 .356 .274 9.1 1.6 1.2
1979 HOU 25 82 165 147 21 48 8 4 3 73 17 21 0 1 0 31 3 2 .327 .394 .497 .327 14.0 0.4 1.5
1980 HOU 26 100 321 284 30 85 6 5 3 110 35 26 0 2 0 29 4 3 .299 .374 .387 .286 9.8 -3.4 0.7
1981 HOU 27 65 189 158 23 37 6 0 5 58 28 17 0 2 1 23 2 1 .234 .346 .367 .274 6.3 -2.7 0.4
1982 HOU 28 85 170 146 22 30 4 1 1 39 23 19 0 1 0 14 4 2 .205 .312 .267 .249 2.8 -1.5 0.1
1983 HOU 29 100 152 135 24 40 5 3 3 60 15 16 0 1 1 19 2 2 .296 .364 .444 .312 7.6 -1.5 0.7
1984 HOU 30 87 268 249 37 70 11 5 3 100 16 28 1 2 0 31 7 1 .281 .325 .402 .279 14.2 0.5 1.6
1985 HOU 31 119 374 345 44 93 20 1 7 136 25 26 0 4 0 45 5 2 .270 .316 .394 .266 9.7 1.3 1.2
1986 HOU 32 130 422 382 54 119 23 1 13 183 36 31 0 4 0 58 1 1 .312 .367 .479 .303 27.0 2.3 3.1
1987 HOU 33 110 370 325 45 92 21 4 5 136 39 37 0 4 2 33 5 1 .283 .356 .418 .277 16.3 -4.7 1.2
1988 HOU 34 65 192 176 19 43 10 2 1 60 15 18 0 0 1 20 1 0 .244 .304 .341 .241 3.7 4.4 0.9
1988 SLN 34 19 60 58 3 13 3 0 0 16 2 7 0 0 0 1 1 0 .224 .250 .276 .206 -4.7 -0.3 -0.6
1989 SLN 35 69 93 79 9 24 7 0 1 34 14 12 0 0 0 11 0 0 .304 .409 .430 .311 5.9 -0.4 0.6
1990 SLN 36 78 137 127 7 28 5 0 1 36 8 15 0 1 1 19 0 0 .220 .265 .283 .195 -7.0 0.3 -0.7
1991 TEX 37 24 49 44 1 4 1 0 0 5 3 8 2 0 0 2 0 0 .091 .184 .114 .110 -6.8 -0.8 -0.8
1992 HOU 38 3 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .252 -0.1 0.0 -0.0
Career1271328729453727991423049114830831642463804418.271.339.390.273105.4-4.310.6

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
1975 OAK MLB 6 8 .134 .277 .333 .419 .269 .250 93 -1 0.2 0 -0.1 -0.9 -1.6 -0.2 -1.6 -0.2
1976 OAK MLB 3 11 .208 .237 .317 .319 .253 .375 92 -0.5 0.3 0 0.2 -0.0 -0.5 -0.0 -0.5 -0.0
1977 HOU MLB 6 23 .243 .254 .301 .381 .243 .353 99 -0.4 0.6 -0.2 0.0 -0.4 -0.3 -0.0 -0.3 -0.0
1978 HOU MLB 120 280 .274 .250 .313 .367 .252 .266 90 3.7 7.3 -1.4 1.6 -1.5 9.1 1.2 9.1 1.2
1979 HOU MLB 82 165 .327 .260 .317 .383 .251 .363 93 11.4 4.6 -1.2 0.4 -1.4 14.0 1.5 14.0 1.5
1980 HOU MLB 100 321 .286 .260 .320 .381 .256 .319 97 8.5 8.6 -4.7 -3.4 -1.7 9.8 0.7 9.8 0.7
1981 HOU MLB 65 189 .274 .257 .323 .366 .263 .232 93 2.5 4.8 -2 -2.7 0.2 6.3 0.4 6.3 0.4
1982 HOU MLB 85 170 .249 .262 .319 .383 .257 .228 91 -1.8 4.6 -1.2 -1.5 0.7 2.8 0.1 2.8 0.1
1983 HOU MLB 100 152 .312 .258 .324 .378 .259 .316 96 7.9 4.1 -0.9 -1.5 -2.0 7.6 0.7 7.6 0.7
1984 HOU MLB 87 268 .279 .256 .317 .374 .255 .305 91 4.9 7.2 0 0.5 0.7 14.2 1.6 14.2 1.6
1985 HOU MLB 119 374 .266 .253 .317 .376 .255 .272 91 2.4 10.2 -1.7 1.3 0.6 9.7 1.2 9.7 1.2
1986 HOU MLB 130 422 .303 .252 .318 .377 .254 .310 95 18.7 11.7 0.9 2.3 -0.5 27.0 3.1 27.0 3.1
1987 HOU MLB 110 370 .277 .264 .327 .410 .258 .303 93 6.8 10.9 -0.2 -4.7 -0.7 16.3 1.2 16.3 1.2
1988 HOU MLB 65 192 .241 .254 .311 .367 .255 .268 95 -3.4 5.0 0.4 4.4 0.2 3.7 0.9 3.7 0.9
1988 SLN MLB 19 60 .206 .245 .304 .356 .252 .255 95 -3.1 1.6 -0.3 -0.3 -1.1 -4.7 -0.6 -4.7 -0.6
1988 TUC AAA 5 20 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .250 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 SLN MLB 69 93 .311 .240 .309 .350 .249 .348 97 4.5 2.4 -0.4 -0.4 0.1 5.9 0.6 5.9 0.6
1990 SLN MLB 78 137 .195 .254 .313 .369 .254 .241 96 -8.8 3.7 -0.5 0.3 -1.3 -7.0 -0.7 -7.0 -0.7
1991 TEX MLB 24 49 .110 .264 .328 .392 .261 .111 102 -7.3 1.3 0 -0.8 -0.8 -6.8 -0.8 -6.8 -0.8
1991 OKL AAA 3 12 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .625 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 HOU MLB 3 3 .252 .232 .297 .353 .244 .333 95 0 0.1 0 0.0 -0.1 -0.1 -0.0 -0.1 -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
1975 OAK MLB 8 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 4 0 0 .125 .125 .250 .125 .134 -1.6 -0.1 -0.2
1976 OAK MLB 11 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .273 .273 .273 .000 .208 -0.5 0.2 -0.0
1977 HOU MLB 23 1 6 0 1 0 6 2 4 0 1 .286 .348 .381 .095 .243 -0.3 0.0 -0.0
1978 HOU MLB 280 30 62 11 3 3 36 30 24 9 2 .251 .332 .356 .105 .274 9.1 1.6 1.2
1979 HOU MLB 165 21 48 8 4 3 31 17 21 3 2 .327 .394 .497 .170 .327 14.0 0.4 1.5
1980 HOU MLB 321 30 85 6 5 3 29 35 26 4 3 .299 .374 .387 .088 .286 9.8 -3.4 0.7
1981 HOU MLB 189 23 37 6 0 5 23 28 17 2 1 .234 .346 .367 .133 .274 6.3 -2.7 0.4
1982 HOU MLB 170 22 30 4 1 1 14 23 19 4 2 .205 .312 .267 .062 .249 2.8 -1.5 0.1
1983 HOU MLB 152 24 40 5 3 3 19 15 16 2 2 .296 .364 .444 .148 .312 7.6 -1.5 0.7
1984 HOU MLB 268 37 70 11 5 3 31 16 28 7 1 .281 .325 .402 .120 .279 14.2 0.5 1.6
1985 HOU MLB 374 44 93 20 1 7 45 25 26 5 2 .270 .316 .394 .125 .266 9.7 1.3 1.2
1986 HOU MLB 422 54 119 23 1 13 58 36 31 1 1 .312 .367 .479 .168 .303 27.0 2.3 3.1
1987 HOU MLB 370 45 92 21 4 5 33 39 37 5 1 .283 .356 .418 .135 .277 16.3 -4.7 1.2
1988 SLN MLB 60 3 13 3 0 0 1 2 7 1 0 .224 .250 .276 .052 .206 -4.7 -0.3 -0.6
1988 TUC AAA 20 2 3 1 0 0 4 4 4 0 0 .188 .350 .250 .062 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1988 HOU MLB 192 19 43 10 2 1 20 15 18 1 0 .244 .304 .341 .097 .241 3.7 4.4 0.9
1989 SLN MLB 93 9 24 7 0 1 11 14 12 0 0 .304 .409 .430 .127 .311 5.9 -0.4 0.6
1990 SLN MLB 137 7 28 5 0 1 19 8 15 0 0 .220 .265 .283 .063 .195 -7.0 0.3 -0.7
1991 TEX MLB 49 1 4 1 0 0 2 3 8 0 0 .091 .184 .114 .023 .110 -6.8 -0.8 -0.8
1991 OKL AAA 12 0 5 1 0 0 3 1 2 0 0 .500 .545 .600 .100 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 HOU MLB 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .000 .252 -0.1 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
1991-04-13 1991-05-04 15-DL 21 15 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring - -

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This article requires BP Premium accessBaseball Therapy: What is a Good Hitting Coach Worth?Russell A. Carleton2013-05-06
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: Nate McLouth's RenaissanceJason Collette2013-04-30
BP Unfiltered: Home Runs at Home, ReduxGeoff Young2012-09-13
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Senior ShufflingChristina Kahrl2010-05-10
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Get Back in Line, Part 4Steven Goldman2010-03-23
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: AL RoundupChristina Kahrl2009-02-24
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: PudgedChristina Kahrl2008-07-31
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Late Standing StartsJim Baker2008-06-20
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: November 9-17Christina Kahrl2005-11-18
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 26-31Christina Kahrl2005-09-01
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Roundtable: Top 50 Prospects - Shortstops and Third BasemenBaseball Prospectus2005-02-11
Astros October Nightmares: Can the '04 Team Give Houston Its First Pennant?Baseball Prospectus2004-10-20
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: St. Louis Cardinals vs. Houston AstrosChristina Kahrl2004-10-13


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BP Roundtables

DateRoundtable NameComment
2008-10-10 13:30:00Friday LCSYeah...they have Denny Walling seeing six pitches in five PA, with one of them being a strikeout. Just bad data.
(Joe Sheehan)