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Lance Parrish CTigers

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
19 7797 .252 .313 .440 .268 40.3
Birth Date6-15-1956
Height6' 3"
Weight210 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
1977 DET 21 12 51 46 10 9 2 0 3 20 5 12 0 0 0 7 0 0 .196 .275 .435 .284 6.4 -0.2 0.6
1978 DET 22 85 304 288 37 63 11 3 14 122 11 71 3 1 1 41 0 0 .219 .254 .424 .245 9.9 0.4 1.1
1979 DET 23 143 548 493 65 136 26 3 19 225 49 105 2 1 3 65 6 7 .276 .343 .456 .277 34.5 0.2 3.6
1980 DET 24 144 592 553 79 158 34 6 24 276 31 109 3 3 2 82 6 4 .286 .325 .499 .278 32.3 -0.5 3.4
1981 DET 25 96 384 348 39 85 18 2 10 137 34 52 0 1 1 46 2 3 .244 .311 .394 .251 14.8 -1.2 1.5
1982 DET 26 133 529 486 75 138 19 2 32 257 40 99 1 2 0 87 3 4 .284 .338 .529 .308 48.8 0.5 5.2
1983 DET 27 155 663 605 80 163 42 3 27 292 44 106 1 13 0 114 1 3 .269 .314 .483 .276 38.0 -0.4 4.0
1984 DET 28 147 629 578 75 137 16 2 33 256 41 120 2 6 2 98 2 3 .237 .287 .443 .265 27.5 -1.3 2.8
1985 DET 29 140 600 549 64 150 27 1 28 263 41 90 2 5 3 98 2 6 .273 .323 .479 .292 45.4 0.1 4.8
1986 DET 30 91 374 327 53 84 6 1 22 158 38 83 5 3 1 62 0 0 .257 .340 .483 .301 32.5 -0.3 3.4
1987 PHI 31 130 518 466 42 114 21 0 17 186 47 104 1 3 1 67 0 1 .245 .313 .399 .233 4.3 0.0 0.4
1988 PHI 32 123 478 424 44 91 17 2 15 157 47 93 2 5 0 60 0 0 .215 .293 .370 .243 9.9 2.0 1.3
1989 CAL 33 124 482 433 48 103 12 1 17 168 42 104 2 4 1 50 1 1 .238 .306 .388 .266 21.6 -1.9 2.2
1990 CAL 34 133 523 470 54 126 14 0 24 212 46 107 5 2 0 70 2 2 .268 .338 .451 .288 40.8 1.0 4.5
1991 CAL 35 119 445 402 38 87 12 0 19 156 35 117 5 3 0 51 0 1 .216 .285 .388 .243 9.5 -0.2 1.0
1992 CAL 36 24 90 83 7 19 2 0 4 33 5 22 0 1 1 11 0 0 .229 .270 .398 .250 1.7 -0.5 0.1
1992 SEA 36 69 214 192 19 45 11 1 8 82 19 48 1 2 0 21 1 1 .234 .304 .427 .259 0.9 -1.6 -0.1
1993 CLE 37 10 24 20 2 4 1 0 1 8 4 5 0 0 0 2 1 0 .200 .333 .400 .234 0.6 0.3 0.1
1994 PIT 38 40 147 126 10 34 5 0 3 48 18 28 1 1 1 16 1 1 .270 .363 .381 .256 4.2 -0.1 0.4
1995 TOR 39 70 202 178 15 36 9 0 4 57 15 52 1 2 6 22 0 0 .202 .265 .320 .207 -0.1 -0.7 -0.1
Career1988779770678561782305273243113612152737582310702837.252.313.440.268383.3-4.340.3

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
1977 DET MLB 12 51 .284 .278 .332 .403 .260 .194 105 1.3 1.4 0.9 -0.2 1.0 6.4 0.6 6.4 0.6
1978 DET MLB 85 304 .245 .260 .323 .385 .264 .240 102 -4.4 7.9 4.7 0.4 -0.4 9.9 1.1 9.9 1.1
1979 DET MLB 143 548 .277 .267 .327 .402 .262 .316 102 9.6 15.3 9.3 0.2 -5.5 34.5 3.6 34.5 3.6
1980 DET MLB 144 592 .278 .271 .329 .402 .267 .317 104 10.5 15.9 6.4 -0.5 -2.3 32.3 3.4 32.3 3.4
1981 DET MLB 96 384 .251 .256 .318 .370 .261 .261 101 -3.2 9.7 5.3 -1.2 -0.4 14.8 1.5 14.8 1.5
1982 DET MLB 133 529 .308 .264 .325 .400 .264 .297 99 25.3 14.3 8.6 0.5 -4.4 48.8 5.2 48.8 5.2
1983 DET MLB 155 663 .276 .264 .323 .395 .263 .280 100 10.5 18.0 7.3 -0.4 -4.4 38.0 4.0 38.0 4.0
1984 DET MLB 147 629 .265 .265 .325 .402 .267 .241 96 3.3 16.9 7.2 -1.3 -3.6 27.5 2.8 27.5 2.8
1985 DET MLB 140 600 .292 .262 .325 .406 .267 .280 95 19.5 16.4 6.9 0.1 0.6 45.4 4.8 45.4 4.8
1986 DET MLB 91 374 .301 .265 .330 .413 .269 .276 99 15.6 10.3 5.5 -0.3 -3.4 32.5 3.4 32.5 3.4
1987 PHI MLB 130 518 .233 .260 .324 .400 .255 .279 103 -14.9 15.3 9.2 0.0 -4.8 4.3 0.4 4.3 0.4
1988 PHI MLB 123 478 .243 .245 .301 .357 .250 .237 103 -7.7 12.5 7.5 2.0 0.9 9.9 1.3 9.9 1.3
1989 CAL MLB 124 482 .266 .261 .323 .388 .266 .272 97 3 12.6 7.4 -1.9 -1.9 21.6 2.2 21.6 2.2
1990 CAL MLB 133 523 .288 .256 .321 .383 .259 .299 97 14.6 14.0 7.9 1.0 -4.7 40.8 4.5 40.8 4.5
1991 CAL MLB 119 445 .243 .261 .327 .397 .267 .253 96 -7.4 12.0 6.2 -0.2 -5.5 9.5 1.0 9.5 1.0
1992 CAL MLB 24 90 .250 .262 .326 .395 .269 .259 98 -0.8 2.3 1.2 -0.5 -0.2 1.7 0.1 1.7 0.1
1992 SEA MLB 69 214 .259 .258 .322 .385 .264 .268 102 -0.3 5.5 0.1 -1.6 -2.2 0.9 -0.1 0.9 -0.1
1993 CLE MLB 10 24 .234 .273 .329 .397 .260 .214 100 -0.7 0.7 0.4 0.3 -0.5 0.6 0.1 0.6 0.1
1993 ABQ AAA 11 41 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .310 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 PIT MLB 40 147 .256 .271 .330 .419 .257 .323 100 -0.6 4.5 2.6 -0.1 -1.7 4.2 0.4 4.2 0.4
1994 TOL AAA 15 56 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .372 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 TOR MLB 70 202 .207 .274 .347 .430 .267 .258 98 -11.9 6.0 3.5 -0.7 -0.6 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1

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
1977 DET MLB 51 10 9 2 0 3 7 5 12 0 0 .196 .275 .435 .239 .284 6.4 -0.2 0.6
1978 DET MLB 304 37 63 11 3 14 41 11 71 0 0 .219 .254 .424 .205 .245 9.9 0.4 1.1
1979 DET MLB 548 65 136 26 3 19 65 49 105 6 7 .276 .343 .456 .181 .277 34.5 0.2 3.6
1980 DET MLB 592 79 158 34 6 24 82 31 109 6 4 .286 .325 .499 .213 .278 32.3 -0.5 3.4
1981 DET MLB 384 39 85 18 2 10 46 34 52 2 3 .244 .311 .394 .149 .251 14.8 -1.2 1.5
1982 DET MLB 529 75 138 19 2 32 87 40 99 3 4 .284 .338 .529 .245 .308 48.8 0.5 5.2
1983 DET MLB 663 80 163 42 3 27 114 44 106 1 3 .269 .314 .483 .213 .276 38.0 -0.4 4.0
1984 DET MLB 629 75 137 16 2 33 98 41 120 2 3 .237 .287 .443 .206 .265 27.5 -1.3 2.8
1985 DET MLB 600 64 150 27 1 28 98 41 90 2 6 .273 .323 .479 .206 .292 45.4 0.1 4.8
1986 DET MLB 374 53 84 6 1 22 62 38 83 0 0 .257 .340 .483 .226 .301 32.5 -0.3 3.4
1987 PHI MLB 518 42 114 21 0 17 67 47 104 0 1 .245 .313 .399 .155 .233 4.3 0.0 0.4
1988 PHI MLB 478 44 91 17 2 15 60 47 93 0 0 .215 .293 .370 .156 .243 9.9 2.0 1.3
1989 CAL MLB 482 48 103 12 1 17 50 42 104 1 1 .238 .306 .388 .150 .266 21.6 -1.9 2.2
1990 CAL MLB 523 54 126 14 0 24 70 46 107 2 2 .268 .338 .451 .183 .288 40.8 1.0 4.5
1991 CAL MLB 445 38 87 12 0 19 51 35 117 0 1 .216 .285 .388 .172 .243 9.5 -0.2 1.0
1992 SEA MLB 214 19 45 11 1 8 21 19 48 1 1 .234 .304 .427 .193 .259 0.9 -1.6 -0.1
1992 CAL MLB 90 7 19 2 0 4 11 5 22 0 0 .229 .270 .398 .169 .250 1.7 -0.5 0.1
1993 ABQ AAA 41 4 9 2 0 0 1 5 4 0 0 .273 .415 .333 .061 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 CLE MLB 24 2 4 1 0 1 2 4 5 1 0 .200 .333 .400 .200 .234 0.6 0.3 0.1
1994 TOL AAA 56 6 17 3 0 1 5 5 7 0 0 .333 .393 .451 .118 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 PIT MLB 147 10 34 5 0 3 16 18 28 1 1 .270 .363 .381 .111 .256 4.2 -0.1 0.4
1995 TOR MLB 202 15 36 9 0 4 22 15 52 0 0 .202 .265 .320 .118 .207 -0.1 -0.7 -0.1

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

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  Title Author Date
The Lineup Card: Nine of the Worst Postseason Managerial DecisionsBaseball Prospectus2014-10-09
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Weekend Wrap-Up, 4/14Daniel Rathman2014-04-14
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Yankees Sign Brian McCann, Get What They Pay ForBen Lindbergh2013-11-25
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Yankees Sign Brian McCann, Get What They Pay ForBret Sayre2013-11-25
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Could Washington Win the Wild Card?Daniel Rathman2013-08-30
Baseball ProGUESTus: When Good Things Come in Three YearsChad Finn2013-04-17
Wezen-Ball: Through the Years: Jack MorrisLarry Granillo2013-01-09
This article requires BP Premium accessWestern Front: Before Felix was KingGeoff Young2012-08-21
Future Shock Blog: Draft Day Dream CrushingKevin Goldstein2012-06-04
Prospectus Hit and Run: The Greatness of Gary CarterJay Jaffe2012-02-17
This article requires BP Premium accessThe BP Broadside: 1987: The Silver Jubilee, Part ISteven Goldman2012-01-17
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Morris on the Ballot, Smith to CloseJay Jaffe2011-12-30
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: The Class of 2012: Middle InfieldersJay Jaffe2011-12-19
Wezen-Ball: Player Rankings for Type A/B Calculations, 1982-1984Larry Granillo2011-11-02
Baseball ProGUESTus: Silly Goose: Mariano Rivera and the Myth of the Seven-Out SaveKevin Baker2011-10-31
The Lineup Card: Cult Favorites: 18 Non-Star Ballplayers Who Should be Better RememberedBaseball Prospectus2011-07-13
The BP Broadside: Shirley a New BeginningSteven Goldman2011-01-31
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Toronto Blue Jays Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2011-01-19
Prospectus Hit and Run: Class of 2011: No Shortage of Quality ShortstopsJay Jaffe2010-12-29
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Class of 2011: Starting PitchersJay Jaffe2010-12-20
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Mauer and JAWSJay Jaffe2010-03-26
Prospectus Hit and Run: Hall of Fame Cases for PitchersJay Jaffe2010-01-06
Prospectus Hit and Run: Hall of Fame Cases at Third and ShortJay Jaffe2009-12-23
This article requires BP Premium accessBaseball Therapy: Will You Be My Mentor?Russell A. Carleton2009-12-20
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: The Squat Tax?Steven Goldman2009-04-30
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: The InfieldersJay Jaffe2009-01-11
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction of the Day: A Peach of a DealChristina Kahrl2008-12-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: West by CentralChristina Kahrl2008-09-14
This article requires BP Premium accessSchrodinger's Bat: For the Sake of CompletenessDan Fox2008-01-17
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 29-May 6, 2007Christina Kahrl2007-05-07
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Q&A: Clayton KershawDavid Laurila2007-05-06
World Series Prospectus: Fire Up the Wayback MachineChristina Kahrl2006-10-24
Schrodinger's Bat: Projecting Wily MoDan Fox2006-03-30
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: The Best EverJim Baker2006-03-14
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Good Fridays PastJim Baker2005-03-25
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Roundtable: Top 50 Prospects - CatchersBaseball Prospectus2005-02-01
The Class of 2005: The HittersJay Jaffe2004-12-16
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Managers Reconsidered, Part IISteven Goldman2004-05-05
Marginal Payroll/Marginal Wins: 1977-1979Doug Pappas2004-03-09
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Roundtable: Top 50 Prospects, Part IVBaseball Prospectus2004-02-24
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Roundtable: Top 50 Prospects, Part IBaseball Prospectus2004-02-21
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: 1984 Part I: Sparky Was WatchingSteven Goldman2004-02-17
The Class of 2004: Analyzing the HittersJay Jaffe2004-01-06
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Shedding the Tools of IgnoranceJoe Sheehan2003-05-15
The Jack Morris Project: Does Jack Morris Belong in the Hall of Fame?Joe Sheehan2003-04-24
Prospectus Feature: The 1987 Free Agent MarketNate Silver2003-01-14
Transaction Analysis: September 28-November 10, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-11-15
Transaction Analysis: May 23-27, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-05-29
Hall Of Fame Roundtable: Commentary on this year's candidatesChristina Kahrl2000-11-30
Hall Of Fame Roundtable: Commentary on this year's candidatesGary Huckabay2000-11-30


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