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Richard Hidalgo RFAstros

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
9 3927 .269 .345 .490 .274 20.1
Birth Date6-28-1975
Height6' 3"
Weight220 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
1997 HOU 22 19 67 62 8 19 5 0 2 30 4 18 1 0 0 6 1 0 .306 .358 .484 .301 5.3 -0.5 0.5
1998 HOU 23 74 234 211 31 64 15 0 7 100 17 37 2 4 0 35 3 3 .303 .355 .474 .277 12.9 2.1 1.5
1999 HOU 24 108 448 383 49 87 25 2 15 161 56 73 4 5 0 56 8 5 .227 .328 .420 .264 13.4 5.8 1.8
2000 HOU 25 153 644 558 118 175 42 3 44 355 56 110 21 9 0 122 13 6 .314 .391 .636 .309 53.5 18.1 6.7
2001 HOU 26 146 593 512 70 141 29 3 19 233 54 107 16 11 0 80 3 5 .275 .356 .455 .269 19.4 10.0 2.9
2002 HOU 27 114 439 388 54 91 17 4 15 161 43 85 6 2 0 48 6 2 .235 .319 .415 .246 -3.1 11.0 0.8
2003 HOU 28 141 585 514 91 159 43 4 28 294 58 104 8 5 0 88 9 7 .309 .385 .572 .310 48.8 9.1 5.7
2004 HOU 29 58 220 199 21 51 15 2 4 82 17 53 0 4 0 30 1 2 .256 .309 .412 .244 1.0 4.9 0.6
2004 NYN 29 86 358 324 46 74 11 1 21 150 27 76 5 2 0 52 3 2 .228 .296 .463 .249 3.4 -6.2 -0.3
2005 TEX 30 88 339 308 43 68 12 0 16 128 26 74 4 1 0 43 1 2 .221 .289 .416 .240 -0.1 -1.1 -0.1
Career98739273459531929214191711694358737674305604834.269.345.490.274154.553.120.1

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
1993 ASH A 111 444 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .310 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 QUD A 124 511 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .330 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 JAC AA 133 530 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .291 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 JAC AA 130 561 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .308 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 HOU MLB 19 67 .301 .256 .328 .405 .256 .405 101 3 1.8 0.1 -0.5 0.6 5.3 0.5 5.3 0.5
1997 NWO AAA 0 569 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .297 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 HOU MLB 74 234 .277 .269 .334 .420 .259 .333 98 4.4 6.1 0.3 2.1 -0.6 12.9 1.5 12.9 1.5
1998 NWO AAA 0 27 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .182 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 HOU MLB 108 448 .264 .273 .344 .440 .262 .240 98 2.1 12.2 -2.3 5.8 -1.3 13.4 1.8 13.4 1.8
2000 HOU MLB 153 644 .309 .268 .343 .433 .261 .317 108 37.4 17.7 0.3 18.1 -1.8 53.5 6.7 53.5 6.7
2001 HOU MLB 146 593 .269 .267 .335 .438 .264 .307 106 6 16.0 0.6 10.0 -3.9 19.4 2.9 19.4 2.9
2002 HOU MLB 114 439 .246 .258 .327 .412 .258 .262 104 -6.8 11.2 -4.6 11.0 -4.0 -3.1 0.8 -3.1 0.8
2003 HOU MLB 141 585 .310 .268 .335 .431 .263 .339 105 31.7 15.4 -6.4 9.1 -2.3 48.8 5.7 48.8 5.7
2004 HOU MLB 58 220 .244 .272 .335 .433 .268 .322 95 -4 6.5 -2.4 4.9 -0.1 1.0 0.6 1.0 0.6
2004 NYN MLB 86 358 .249 .267 .329 .436 .264 .231 94 -4.5 10.7 -3.9 -6.2 -0.2 3.4 -0.3 3.4 -0.3
2005 TEX MLB 88 339 .240 .263 .326 .419 .261 .237 106 -7.4 9.8 -3.5 -1.1 -1.0 -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
1993 ASH A 444 49 109 23 3 10 55 30 76 21 13 .270 .326 .417 .146 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 QUD A 511 68 139 47 8 12 76 23 80 12 12 .292 .333 .500 .208 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 JAC AA 530 59 130 28 6 14 59 32 76 8 9 .266 .314 .434 .168 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 JAC AA 561 66 151 34 2 14 78 29 55 11 7 .294 .345 .450 .156 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 NWO AAA 569 74 147 37 5 11 78 35 57 6 10 .279 .334 .432 .152 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 HOU MLB 67 8 19 5 0 2 6 4 18 1 0 .306 .358 .484 .177 .301 5.3 -0.5 0.5
1998 NWO AAA 27 0 4 2 0 0 1 3 2 0 0 .167 .259 .250 .083 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 HOU MLB 234 31 64 15 0 7 35 17 37 3 3 .303 .355 .474 .171 .277 12.9 2.1 1.5
1999 HOU MLB 448 49 87 25 2 15 56 56 73 8 5 .227 .328 .420 .193 .264 13.4 5.8 1.8
2000 HOU MLB 644 118 175 42 3 44 122 56 110 13 6 .314 .391 .636 .323 .309 53.5 18.1 6.7
2001 HOU MLB 593 70 141 29 3 19 80 54 107 3 5 .275 .356 .455 .180 .269 19.4 10.0 2.9
2002 HOU MLB 439 54 91 17 4 15 48 43 85 6 2 .235 .319 .415 .180 .246 -3.1 11.0 0.8
2003 HOU MLB 585 91 159 43 4 28 88 58 104 9 7 .309 .385 .572 .263 .310 48.8 9.1 5.7
2004 HOU MLB 220 21 51 15 2 4 30 17 53 1 2 .256 .309 .412 .156 .244 1.0 4.9 0.6
2004 NYN MLB 358 46 74 11 1 21 52 27 76 3 2 .228 .296 .463 .235 .249 3.4 -6.2 -0.3
2005 TEX MLB 339 43 68 12 0 16 43 26 74 1 2 .221 .289 .416 .195 .240 -0.1 -1.1 -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

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2005-08-05 2005-10-03 15-DL 59 55 Left Wrist Fracture Chip Fracture -
2003-05-23 2003-06-08 15-DL 16 15 General Medical Illness -
2002-08-23 2002-09-09 15-DL 17 16 Right Hip Strain -
1999-08-09 1999-10-10 60-DL 62 49 Left Knee Surgery Bipartite Patella 1999-08-26 -
1998-05-30 1998-07-16 15-DL 47 41 Right Shoulder Separation Crashed Into Wall - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2005 TEX $5,000,000
2004 HOU, NYN $12,500,000
2003 HOU $8,000,000
2002 HOU $5,500,000
2001 HOU $3,500,000
2000 HOU $330,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
6 yrPrevious$34,830,000
6 yrTotal$34,830,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
8 y 29 dPeter Greenberg1 yr (07)

Details
  • released 3/07 signed as a free agent from BAL 1/07 (minor-league contract)
  • released 3/06 signed as a free agent from TX 2/06, 1 year/$1M (06)+bonuses (minor-league contract)
  • signed as a free agent from NYM 12/04, 1 year/$5M (05)
  • $0.5M bonuses (plate appearances)
  • $0.5M of 05 salary deferred ($0.1M 06, $0.2M 07 & 08)
  • club declined $15M 05 option 11/04 acquired in trade from HOU 6/04 (HOU sent $4M cash)
  • 4 year/$32M (01-04)+$15M 05 club option
  • $2M signing bonus pd over 3 years
  • 01:$3M, 02:$5M, 03:$8M, 04:$12M, 05:$15M club option $2M buyout
  • poss additional $2M/year in bonuses
  • 5 year/$47M total with option included

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