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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
12 5398 .258 .327 .341 .250 14.1
Birth Date11-26-1960
Height5' 11"
Weight165 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
1983 SEA 22 20 63 59 8 12 4 1 0 18 2 9 0 1 1 1 0 2 .203 .226 .305 .197 -2.4 -0.6 -0.3
1984 SEA 23 10 12 10 3 3 0 0 0 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 .300 .364 .300 .247 1.2 0.4 0.2
1985 SEA 24 67 122 104 15 15 3 1 0 20 17 14 0 0 1 6 3 2 .144 .264 .192 .186 -5.8 3.3 -0.3
1986 SEA 25 126 486 445 46 99 19 4 1 129 29 42 3 0 9 24 30 12 .222 .275 .290 .210 -12.5 0.4 -1.3
1987 SEA 26 160 584 530 73 146 31 8 1 196 39 34 2 5 8 35 60 20 .275 .325 .370 .256 20.4 11.0 3.1
1988 SEA 27 158 663 598 61 169 26 11 4 229 51 51 2 2 10 41 35 29 .283 .340 .383 .262 12.5 0.9 1.5
1989 SEA 28 153 677 613 87 184 24 9 0 226 55 45 3 3 3 43 25 18 .300 .359 .369 .273 28.7 17.2 5.0
1990 SEA 29 160 737 642 100 162 36 5 5 223 81 52 3 6 5 55 31 16 .252 .336 .347 .259 18.3 17.9 3.9
1991 SEA 30 161 728 631 95 160 34 6 3 215 72 63 5 6 14 57 28 8 .254 .332 .341 .261 29.2 -0.7 3.0
1992 SEA 31 140 521 458 55 113 23 3 3 151 45 41 3 4 11 33 15 12 .247 .316 .330 .244 -0.3 -1.7 -0.2
1993 BAL 32 145 570 485 64 122 20 4 4 162 66 47 4 5 10 47 12 11 .252 .343 .334 .248 5.3 -4.0 0.1
1994 CAL 33 74 235 207 33 48 10 1 0 60 23 18 1 1 3 11 10 7 .232 .310 .290 .220 1.1 -7.5 -0.6
Career137453984782640123323053211632480417273376353250138.258.327.341.25095.636.614.1

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
1981 WAU A 127 567 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .302 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1982 LNN AA 102 425 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .294 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1983 SEA MLB 20 63 .197 .253 .312 .382 .255 .235 104 -4 1.7 -0.1 -0.6 -0.7 -2.4 -0.3 -2.4 -0.3
1983 SLC AAA 136 606 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .325 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1984 SEA MLB 10 12 .247 .256 .320 .393 .267 .333 101 -0.2 0.3 0 0.4 1.0 1.2 0.2 1.2 0.2
1984 SLC AAA 135 646 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .329 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1985 SEA MLB 67 122 .186 .269 .333 .425 .276 .167 101 -9 3.3 -0.1 3.3 0.0 -5.8 -0.3 -5.8 -0.3
1985 CLG AAA 52 248 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .375 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1986 SEA MLB 126 486 .210 .258 .325 .402 .264 .244 102 -24.8 13.4 -0.6 0.4 1.0 -12.5 -1.3 -12.5 -1.3
1986 CLG AAA 29 139 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .340 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1987 SEA MLB 160 584 .256 .266 .331 .426 .265 .290 103 -2.6 17.2 -0.8 11.0 5.6 20.4 3.1 20.4 3.1
1988 SEA MLB 158 663 .262 .259 .320 .389 .266 .303 107 1.2 17.4 -0.8 0.9 -4.3 12.5 1.5 12.5 1.5
1989 SEA MLB 153 677 .273 .261 .322 .384 .265 .322 103 8.2 17.7 -0.9 17.2 2.2 28.7 5.0 28.7 5.0
1990 SEA MLB 160 737 .259 .259 .325 .388 .262 .266 100 -0.5 19.8 -0.9 17.9 -0.3 18.3 3.9 18.3 3.9
1991 SEA MLB 161 728 .261 .259 .324 .393 .263 .275 98 0.6 19.7 -1 -0.7 8.5 29.2 3.0 29.2 3.0
1992 SEA MLB 140 521 .244 .261 .325 .388 .266 .263 101 -7.9 13.5 -0.6 -1.7 -2.8 -0.3 -0.2 -0.3 -0.2
1993 BAL MLB 145 570 .248 .268 .337 .410 .265 .269 102 -7.2 16.4 -0.8 -4.0 -1.4 5.3 0.1 5.3 0.1
1994 CAL MLB 74 235 .220 .267 .335 .423 .261 .253 98 -10.6 7.1 -0.3 -7.5 3.0 1.1 -0.6 1.1 -0.6
1995 OMA AAA 38 124 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .214 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
1981 WAU A 567 98 146 23 3 11 59 56 47 69 20 .296 .362 .422 .126 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1982 LNN AA 425 58 102 14 4 2 48 36 41 39 20 .272 .334 .347 .075 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1983 SLC AAA 606 84 165 20 9 1 72 47 43 54 19 .309 .362 .386 .077 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1983 SEA MLB 63 8 12 4 1 0 1 2 9 0 2 .203 .226 .305 .102 .197 -2.4 -0.6 -0.3
1984 SLC AAA 646 94 165 22 6 3 54 73 72 37 17 .296 .375 .373 .077 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1984 SEA MLB 12 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 .300 .364 .300 .000 .247 1.2 0.4 0.2
1985 CLG AAA 248 36 77 11 3 5 30 28 18 9 13 .363 .434 .514 .151 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1985 SEA MLB 122 15 15 3 1 0 6 17 14 3 2 .144 .264 .192 .048 .186 -5.8 3.3 -0.3
1986 SEA MLB 486 46 99 19 4 1 24 29 42 30 12 .222 .275 .290 .067 .210 -12.5 0.4 -1.3
1986 CLG AAA 139 20 37 7 0 1 7 20 12 10 8 .314 .410 .398 .085 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1987 SEA MLB 584 73 146 31 8 1 35 39 34 60 20 .275 .325 .370 .094 .256 20.4 11.0 3.1
1988 SEA MLB 663 61 169 26 11 4 41 51 51 35 29 .283 .340 .383 .100 .262 12.5 0.9 1.5
1989 SEA MLB 677 87 184 24 9 0 43 55 45 25 18 .300 .359 .369 .069 .273 28.7 17.2 5.0
1990 SEA MLB 737 100 162 36 5 5 55 81 52 31 16 .252 .336 .347 .095 .259 18.3 17.9 3.9
1991 SEA MLB 728 95 160 34 6 3 57 72 63 28 8 .254 .332 .341 .087 .261 29.2 -0.7 3.0
1992 SEA MLB 521 55 113 23 3 3 33 45 41 15 12 .247 .316 .330 .083 .244 -0.3 -1.7 -0.2
1993 BAL MLB 570 64 122 20 4 4 47 66 47 12 11 .252 .343 .334 .082 .248 5.3 -4.0 0.1
1994 CAL MLB 235 33 48 10 1 0 11 23 18 10 7 .232 .310 .290 .058 .220 1.1 -7.5 -0.6
1995 OMA AAA 124 12 22 6 1 1 11 13 10 2 3 .202 .287 .303 .101 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0

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Injury History

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BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
The Lineup Card: Seven Memorably Misleading April PerformancesBaseball Prospectus2014-04-09
Overthinking It: What Scouts Said About 2014's Top Cooperstown CandidatesBen Lindbergh2014-01-08
This article requires BP Premium accessRaising Aces: The Top 10 Homers Hit by Pitchers in 2013Doug Thorburn2013-09-20
This article requires BP Premium accessManufactured Runs: Biogenesis and Baseball's Post-Human PresentColin Wyers2013-08-05
Baseball ProGUESTus: The Secret History of SabermetricsJack Moore2013-07-16
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: Time for a ChangeJason Collette2013-06-19
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: Can (Domonic) Brown Do Enough for You?Jason Collette2013-06-05
Manufactured Runs: The Hawk TrapColin Wyers2013-04-26
This article requires BP Premium accessWestern Front: Rime of the '83 MarinersGeoff Young2013-03-12
Resident Fantasy Genius: Q&A with Brian KennyDerek Carty2012-11-05
This article requires BP Premium accessWestern Front: Before Felix was KingGeoff Young2012-08-21
This article requires BP Premium accessRaising Aces: A Slide Step in the Wrong DirectionDoug Thorburn2012-06-22
BP Unfiltered: Winter Meetings Dispatch: The Social Ramble Ain't Restful, with Jose Reyes, Albert Pujols, Huston StreetSteven Goldman2011-12-07
Resident Fantasy Genius: Reviewing "Clubhouse Confidential"Derek Carty2011-11-14
Tater Trot Tracker: Trot Times for April 13Larry Granillo2011-04-14
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: I Saw 'em When, Part 2Jay Jaffe2011-02-08
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: I Saw 'em WhenJay Jaffe2011-02-02
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Fiddling While the Toast BurnsChristina Kahrl2010-06-24
Transaction Action: Remembering The KidChristina Kahrl2010-06-04
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Enhanced?Steven Goldman2010-01-18
Future Shock: First-Round RecapKevin Goldstein2009-06-10
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: PanoramaJoe Sheehan2009-03-15
The Week In Quotes: December 29-January 4Alex Carnevale2009-01-05
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Programming Diversity and Other GracesJohn Perrotto2008-11-26
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Strange RelationsSteven Goldman2008-05-07
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Jose ReyesJoe Sheehan2007-08-30
Schrodinger's Bat: Dropping One DownDan Fox2007-07-12
The Week In Quotes: October 30-November 6Alex Carnevale2006-11-06
This article requires BP Premium accessA Modest Proposal: What MLB Can Learn From the Little League World SeriesJohn Erhardt2005-08-25
Prospectus Notebook: Friday EditionBaseball Prospectus2005-07-08
Prospectus Notebook: Thursday EditionBaseball Prospectus2005-07-07
This article requires BP Premium accessCrooked Numbers: The Bronx DefenseJames Click2005-06-16
Prospectus Triple Play: Cleveland Indians, Los Angeles Dodgers, Seattle MarinersBaseball Prospectus2004-03-26
6-4-3: Czervik! The MusicalGary Huckabay2002-06-14
The Daily Prospectus: Ichiro SuzukiJoe Sheehan2001-05-16


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2013-09-23 13:00:00 (link to chat)How do you feel the #stopthebunt & #killthewin movement lead by Bryan Kenny of MLB.TV damages the interests of sabermetrics or baseball research?
(Billy from CA)
They're two different questions for me. I'm all for #killthewin. The win for a pitcher is a terrible statistic and should not be used to evaluate pitchers at all. It adds no value to other statistics already out there and if it were introduced today as is, it would be laughed off as idiotic.

The bunt is different. The bunt is a sound play sometimes. It is overused but there are times to bunt and so I think mockery of the bunt has gone a little over the top. I used to do it all the time and have slowed down as I've thought about it more.

As for their damage to the movement, I really don't think there's much. Sure it's over the top and a little silly. I don't know Mr. Kenny, but I think both he and Harold Reynolds are playing characters a little bit like the two talking heads on your shoulders shouting opposite views. I don't think there's anybody who would have taken to sabermetrics who doesn't because of his loud approach. The bunt just has to be put in a little better context. (Zachary Levine)
2013-09-04 13:00:00 (link to chat)It could be worse. I could be Harold Reynolds or Mitch Williams.
(Brian Kenny from MLB Network)
You are them. You just live in a different household. (Jason Parks)
2012-09-26 13:00:00 (link to chat)Outside of Orel and Larkin, most sports analysts on baseball related programs are desk jockeys or mediocre players(who may have all-star nods to careers, but barely much above that) or failures as former GMs. Why should fans believe the likes of hacks like John Kruk or Harold Reynolds, both ramble on without much proof or research to back up their claims/points? That's like listening to Jim Bowden, John Hart and Steve Phillips when it comes to the inner workings of a front office. If I wanted a "How to" on what not to do, I'd listen to them.
(jlarsen from chicago)
Kruk is as painful to listen to as he is to watch, but I've kinda come around on Reynolds. There's a lot of bluster and bullshit, of course, but he'll occasionally say something interesting.

Ultimately, they don't make these shows for you or for me; they make them for the "average baseball fan"/ESPN viewer. That person probably uses counting stats like AVG and RBI to gauge player value and probably does get something out of what those guys say.

The solution isn't to try and fix Baseball Tonight; it's to find venues for people who discuss the sport in ways that resonate with you, like the various BP podcasts. (Ian Miller)
2011-04-14 13:00:00 (link to chat)Why does the MLB Network have so many idiotic former players around, though? Harold Reynolds and Mitch Williams belong in the same bucket - although I have to admit that at least Williams is hilarious while being stupid. Do they just think that the averge fan is that stupid too?
(timber from KC)
You know, I enjoy watching the MLB Network. It was a little hard for me last night to listen to the Costas/Verducci/Rosenthal takes on the Bonds case, but all-in-all I enjoy it. They don't think the average fan is stupid--they think the average fan wants to know what former players have to say about the game, with the assumption that the opinions of former players are the most valid. For many things, they are. Reynolds is going to do a much better job of telling you how to lay down a bunt or how to round third base than I will, f'rinstance. He's also better positioned to talk about things like clubhouse chemistry and performing in a clutch situation. Just don't expect them to be able to articulate the underlying reasons why teams win games (e.g., avoiding outs) or why some players are more valuable than others, and you can get along with MLB Network just fine. Would I rather they also had a constant sabermetric voice on the air? Sure. But I'm not holding my breath. (Ken Funck)
2010-12-02 13:00:00 (link to chat)I must say, the MLB Network is improving fast, it was refreshing to see the fellow co-hosts deride Harold Reynolds for choosing CC as Cy Young for, "knowing how to win", suggesting that King Felix couldve done more to get more W's. I still pine for a Baseball Prospectus program of some wort, whether it be weekly segments or larger, itd be a great, comprehensive way to approach baseball from all levels of knowledge
(Keith7971 from Naugatuck)
Of course I'd love to hear more stathead-slanted analysis over there, but I think they do a great job anyway. One example I have of the sort of thing I take as "progress" is when Reynolds was interviewing Andre Dawson after his induction. One of the first things Reynolds said, IIRC, was something like "of course, some people look at your low on-base percentage and say that's a big negative, but your job was to drive in runs, not get on base, right?" Which, of course, begs the question of how so many outfielders in The Hall managed to both get on base AND drive in runs, but that's not the point. The point is, Reynolds felt it necessary to at least address the issue. That's progress, right?

BTW, that's not to pick on Reynolds, who I enjoy despite some of the things he says, and Dawson, who I think belongs despite the low OBP. (Ken Funck)
2010-06-07 18:30:00 (link to chat)Is Harold Reynolds an idiot?
(DavidLADodgers from Sonoma State, CA)
I actually like Harold. Say hi to Mom for me! (Kevin Goldstein)
2010-01-19 15:30:00 (link to chat)Regarding the steroid issue: I really don't know or think steroids had much, if any, of an effect. And you're right to point how that there are examples throughout history of athletes seeking competitive advantage through drugs and other means. But what I find frustrating about the discussion (and I'm not saying you do this) but is the tendency for people on your side of the discussion to belittle people for being angry and upset with steroid users. Their decision was an ethical failure. It's not as if McGwire didn't think he was doing something shady and wrong when he did them. He did it in secret. He didn't come out until years later. In using, he helped contribute to the culture that compelled people to do these potentially dangerous drugs. Just because Babe Ruth ate horse balls for testosterone and tons of players did greenies back in the days, doesn't exactly excuse McGwire and Co's crappy decision-making.
(Ted from New York)
I don't feel that I'm belittling anyone. You know, I had this reader over at the PB say something like that the other day, that I was "huffy" in a response to a reader. When I said I wasn't, another reader quoted something I wrote back to me and said, "Read that and say it's not huffy." Well, it doesn't. In my head it sounds the way I wrote it, which was in my usual tone. My job is to craft things well enough that you can't read more into it than I intended, but it is also true that the reader brings a great deal to the table, and you want to perceive me as angry or self-centered or thin and handsome, well...

...

Anyway, I agree with you completely in my essay on this for Commentary, I said the same thing, that their sin was one of omission, as the lie about what they were doing was bigger than the impact of the thing itself. I don't excuse that at all. What frustrates me (gets me "huffy," if you will) is the failure by the mainstream media to consider this point, to assume that they know what the effects were, and for someone like Harold Reynolds on the MLB network to say that even if he was just doing it for medical reasons it was still a competitive advantage. Which is bull. At that point you're just drawing lines between different colored pills. In the PB I talked about Thalidomide, which was good, then evil, and now, when used properly, is good again. This ground shifts all the time, and there's no acknowledgment of that. (Steven Goldman)
2010-01-06 13:00:00 (link to chat)What's your best guess for where Joe lands?
(stewbies from Rochester)
I have absolutely no information towards this possibility, but I'd love to see him sitting between Peter Gammons and Harold Reynolds on the MLB Network. (Jay Jaffe)
2009-04-16 13:00:00 (link to chat)You know....., Bob Costas and Harold Reynolds, they seem like nice enough guys. But... Heck..... I am switching over to Michael Kay et al.
(Goo Goo the cat from Still watching the game....and listening to Costas)
You're right, but I'm still a bit upset about Harold Reynolds fighting PECOTA/statistics while using other statistics as his weapon. (Marc Normandin)
2008-10-06 14:00:00 (link to chat)Mention was made of the TBS broadcast, but how about the announcers? I've been yelling at the TV approximately 500% less than when Joe Morgan or any FOX announcer is on. Harold Reynolds focuses on the running game too much but he also has good points to make. Your thoughts?
(Mike K from Athens, GA)
I like Reynolds a bunch. Not 100% of the time--he's had some howlers--but he's very good when focusing on game action. It's when they do analysis of players or teams or the game that they can be frustrating. But mechanics? Give me Reynolds and Hershiser and that's a pretty good start. (Joe Sheehan)


BP Roundtables

DateRoundtable NameComment
2010-07-13 16:30:00All-Star GameHarold Reynolds just referred to the "nice start" than Ryan Bruan's brother is off to in the minor leagues. Steve Braun is hitting .115/.182/.148 in 27 games. (Kevin Goldstein)
2009-06-09 14:30:002009 Draft CoverageBrewers take Eric Arnett at 26. Absolutely solid pick for the Brewers. He's Harold Reynolds #2 pitcher on video, for whatever that's worth. If he had a longer track record, he could have gone higher and this is a solid selection. (Kevin Goldstein)
2009-06-09 14:30:002009 Draft CoverageExpected derisive comments about the amount of computers in the Oakland draft room. Harold Reynolds has a 70 restraint tool. (Kiley McDaniel)
2008-10-10 13:30:00Friday LCS"Throw day" or not, Kershaw's very unlikely to get the Game 4 start which should put it in Maddux's hands.

And why is Harold Reynolds not in the booth? I really like Harold. (Will Carroll)
2008-10-02 11:00:00Thursday Playoff GamesYou can hate on Harold Reynolds all you'd like, but he just described perfectly why Navarro's bloop double fell in, talking about the different between eyeing the ball and running to a spot. It was good analysis, and should be pointed out, because three White Sox players ran to a spot there, and then Wise called people off and couldn't find it. (Kevin Goldstein)
2008-09-30 16:30:00Twins/White Sox Play-In Game"cdoyle31 (Phoenix, AZ): Is it my imagination, or did Harold Reynolds really just suggest that Joe Nathan is the best American-born closing option?"

No, and he's correct. (Joe Sheehan)