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John Gibbons C

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
11 57 .220 .316 .360 .245 0
Birth Date6-8-1962
Height5' 11"
Weight187 lbs
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

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
1984 NYN 22 10 35 31 1 2 0 0 0 2 3 11 1 0 0 1 0 0 .065 .171 .065 .112 -3.7 0.0 -0.4
1986 NYN 24 8 22 19 4 9 4 0 1 16 3 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 .474 .545 .842 .455 4.3 -0.1 0.4
Career18575051140118616100200.220.316.360.2450.5-0.10.0

Statistics for All Levels

'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
1980 KNG Rk 53 210 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .319 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1981 SHL A 109 420 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .223 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1982 SHL A 99 389 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .297 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1982 JAC AA 6 21 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1983 JAC AA 110 424 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .343 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1984 NYN MLB 10 35 .112 .268 .317 .386 .000 .100 100 -5.1 0.9 0.6 0.0 -0.1 -3.7 -0.4 -3.7 -0.4
1984 TID AAA 65 233 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .310 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1985 TID AAA 108 417 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .304 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1986 NYN MLB 8 22 .455 .262 .331 .387 .000 .615 94 4.4 0.6 0.4 -0.1 -1.1 4.3 0.4 4.3 0.4
1986 TID AAA 96 365 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .301 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1987 TID AAA 103 382 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .344 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1988 ABQ AAA 76 288 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .330 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 OKL AAA 59 220 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .263 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 SWB AAA 78 242 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .295 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
1980 KNG Rk 210 28 50 7 1 7 34 18 39 1 3 .276 .364 .442 .166 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1981 SHL A 420 33 68 11 4 8 57 50 86 2 3 .189 .293 .308 .119 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1982 SHL A 389 60 85 13 2 12 67 58 65 6 4 .265 .383 .430 .165 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1982 JAC AA 21 1 5 0 1 0 3 1 5 0 0 .278 .286 .389 .111 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1983 JAC AA 424 63 111 25 1 18 67 39 84 6 7 .298 .378 .515 .217 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1984 NYN MLB 35 1 2 0 0 0 1 3 11 0 0 .065 .171 .065 .000 .112 -3.7 0.0 -0.4
1984 TID AAA 233 31 54 9 1 6 27 20 50 1 1 .256 .326 .393 .137 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1985 TID AAA 417 35 96 10 2 9 30 35 78 3 2 .259 .333 .370 .111 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1986 NYN MLB 22 4 9 4 0 1 1 3 5 0 0 .474 .545 .842 .368 .455 4.3 -0.1 0.4
1986 TID AAA 365 42 78 16 0 3 27 41 69 0 0 .246 .331 .325 .079 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1987 TID AAA 382 43 86 25 0 12 61 49 97 0 0 .266 .370 .455 .189 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1988 ABQ AAA 288 37 63 15 2 3 27 44 52 2 3 .270 .394 .391 .120 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 OKL AAA 220 26 41 7 1 5 24 24 47 1 0 .218 .308 .346 .128 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 SWB AAA 242 29 45 8 2 6 30 33 66 2 0 .223 .340 .371 .149 .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 CSAA_CHANCES CSAA_RT

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
1984-04-26 1984-06-02 15-DL 37 27 Right Elbow Strain - -

Compensation

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2008-06-20 13:30:00 (link to chat)Cito Gaston...
(brian from brooklyn)
For those who haven't caught it, the Jays fired John Gibbons--was there a conference call over the weekend or something?--and hired Cito Gaston to manage out the year. To their credit, the Jays did manage to not just hire a coach on staff, which had been the mistake the last two times they did this in the Ricciardi Era. (If you've fired your manager midseason three times in seven season, your processes are wrong.) Gaston inherits an excellent pitching staff, good defense, and terrible offense that won't be adding Adam Dunn anytime soon. (Joe Sheehan)
2008-05-01 13:00:00 (link to chat)Speaking of managers, what are your thoughts on John Gibbons? Losing back to back 1 run games without using your closer seems like a mistake. I know change for the sake of change isn't a winning strategy but don't the Jays need to shake things up somehow?
(Taylor from Toronto)
What's interesting is that two years ago, Gibbons was pretty aggressive about using B.J. Ryan in the eighth inning. I wonder if the lesson he learned was, "I break guys that way." In any case, Gibbons is not part of the solution, but there's only so much to be done with that roster. Too righthanded, too slow. All the pitching and defense in the world--they have about 22% of it, actually--won't help. (Joe Sheehan)
2008-03-28 14:00:00 (link to chat)First manager to get fired/resign? McLaren is 40:1.
(airjakub2 from Atlanta)
Wow, really? Those are great odds. He doesn't have a track record or a name, expectations are high and unlikely to be met, and the GM is playing for his own job.

Good bet. Er, if gambling were legal.

I'd say the first guy to go is...hmmm...good question. John Gibbons. (Joe Sheehan)


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Advanced Catching Metrics

Year Lg Framing Chances CSAA Framing Runs Blocking Chances EPAA Blocking Runs SB Attempts SRAA TRAA Throwing Runs FRAA Adj. FRAA
1984 mlb 0 .000 0.0 411 -.000 0.0 10 -.007 -.000 0.0 0.1 0.0
1986 mlb 0 .000 0.0 215 -.000 0.0 6 .019 -.001 -0.1 -0.1 0.0

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