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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
15 4271 .249 .324 .410 .261 16.7
Birth Date6-13-1952
Height6' 2"
Weight200 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
1976 BOS 24 8 20 18 4 4 2 0 1 9 2 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 .222 .300 .500 .288 0.6 -0.1 0.1
1977 TOR 25 23 45 41 4 7 3 0 0 10 2 12 0 2 0 6 0 0 .171 .200 .244 .183 -2.5 -0.2 -0.3
1978 TOR 26 2 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .128 -0.4 -0.0 -0.0
1980 TOR 28 106 325 295 23 70 12 2 6 104 22 30 0 3 5 34 1 3 .237 .287 .353 .229 -1.2 2.7 0.2
1981 TOR 29 74 222 195 16 46 9 0 1 58 20 30 0 0 7 16 5 2 .236 .307 .297 .229 2.2 1.6 0.4
1982 TOR 30 105 316 284 28 74 14 2 11 125 26 34 0 5 1 42 3 1 .261 .317 .440 .259 17.3 0.0 1.8
1983 TOR 31 123 400 344 53 88 15 2 17 158 50 55 0 5 1 56 1 1 .256 .346 .459 .277 24.2 0.9 2.7
1984 TOR 32 124 364 315 35 75 12 1 15 134 43 49 1 5 0 46 0 3 .238 .327 .425 .274 20.8 -0.4 2.2
1985 TOR 33 139 465 412 55 101 21 2 19 183 47 59 1 2 3 64 3 6 .245 .323 .444 .275 24.5 -0.9 2.5
1986 TOR 34 131 433 395 48 106 19 2 16 177 35 39 0 3 0 56 0 1 .268 .326 .448 .270 18.3 -1.5 1.8
1987 TOR 35 135 494 446 57 120 24 1 19 203 44 50 1 3 0 75 0 1 .269 .334 .455 .265 22.0 -1.5 2.0
1988 TOR 36 127 468 398 63 100 11 2 16 163 61 38 1 6 2 70 4 2 .251 .348 .410 .278 21.4 -0.6 2.3
1989 TOR 37 129 440 385 42 101 24 1 11 160 52 53 0 2 1 53 5 4 .262 .349 .416 .278 16.5 0.3 1.8
1990 ATL 38 67 204 180 14 31 8 0 2 45 23 27 0 1 0 10 0 2 .172 .265 .250 .184 -6.3 -0.4 -0.7
1991 BAL 39 35 70 62 5 15 2 0 0 17 8 12 0 0 0 3 0 0 .242 .329 .274 .217 0.3 0.2 0.1
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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
1976 BOS MLB 8 20 .288 .242 .294 .336 .238 .200 107 0.5 0.5 0.3 -0.1 -0.7 0.6 0.1 0.6 0.1
1977 TOR MLB 23 45 .183 .256 .318 .387 .255 .226 102 -3.6 1.3 0.6 -0.2 -0.3 -2.5 -0.3 -2.5 -0.3
1978 TOR MLB 2 5 .128 .252 .305 .348 .245 .000 94 -0.6 0.1 0.1 -0.0 0.0 -0.4 -0.0 -0.4 -0.0
1978 SYR AAA 121 452 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .243 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1979 SYR AAA 114 434 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .260 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1980 TOR MLB 106 325 .229 .266 .324 .396 .263 .244 100 -10.2 8.7 5.3 2.7 -2.3 -1.2 0.2 -1.2 0.2
1981 TOR MLB 74 222 .229 .249 .313 .363 .258 .274 100 -6.5 5.6 3.3 1.6 -1.6 2.2 0.4 2.2 0.4
1982 TOR MLB 105 316 .259 .263 .327 .396 .265 .258 104 -0.2 8.5 4.8 0.0 -0.7 17.3 1.8 17.3 1.8
1983 TOR MLB 123 400 .277 .267 .327 .402 .266 .256 106 6.7 10.9 6.3 0.9 -2.3 24.2 2.7 24.2 2.7
1984 TOR MLB 124 364 .274 .261 .320 .397 .263 .234 97 5.1 9.8 5.6 -0.4 -0.7 20.8 2.2 20.8 2.2
1985 TOR MLB 139 465 .275 .265 .328 .407 .269 .244 98 6.9 12.7 7.4 -0.9 -3.1 24.5 2.5 24.5 2.5
1986 TOR MLB 131 433 .270 .261 .330 .408 .267 .262 101 4.4 12.0 7.1 -1.5 -3.3 18.3 1.8 18.3 1.8
1987 TOR MLB 135 494 .265 .268 .335 .432 .269 .266 99 2.8 14.6 8.6 -1.5 -4.0 22.0 2.0 22.0 2.0
1988 TOR MLB 127 468 .278 .262 .326 .394 .269 .240 102 7.9 12.2 7.2 -0.6 -2.1 21.4 2.3 21.4 2.3
1989 TOR MLB 129 440 .278 .260 .323 .387 .265 .279 98 7.5 11.5 6 0.3 -7.7 16.5 1.8 16.5 1.8
1990 ATL MLB 67 204 .184 .256 .314 .376 .256 .191 105 -15.5 5.5 3.2 -0.4 -0.7 -6.3 -0.7 -6.3 -0.7
1990 GRN AA 4 14 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .364 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 BAL MLB 35 70 .217 .244 .310 .377 .253 .300 98 -2.9 1.9 0.8 0.2 0.7 0.3 0.1 0.3 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
1976 BOS MLB 20 4 4 2 0 1 3 2 2 0 0 .222 .300 .500 .278 .288 0.6 -0.1 0.1
1977 TOR MLB 45 4 7 3 0 0 6 2 12 0 0 .171 .200 .244 .073 .183 -2.5 -0.2 -0.3
1978 SYR AAA 452 50 98 16 3 12 53 45 35 0 4 .246 .324 .391 .145 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1978 TOR MLB 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .000 .128 -0.4 -0.0 -0.0
1979 SYR AAA 434 32 95 18 4 7 43 42 43 2 1 .249 .318 .372 .123 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1980 TOR MLB 325 23 70 12 2 6 34 22 30 1 3 .237 .287 .353 .115 .229 -1.2 2.7 0.2
1981 TOR MLB 222 16 46 9 0 1 16 20 30 5 2 .236 .307 .297 .062 .229 2.2 1.6 0.4
1982 TOR MLB 316 28 74 14 2 11 42 26 34 3 1 .261 .317 .440 .180 .259 17.3 0.0 1.8
1983 TOR MLB 400 53 88 15 2 17 56 50 55 1 1 .256 .346 .459 .203 .277 24.2 0.9 2.7
1984 TOR MLB 364 35 75 12 1 15 46 43 49 0 3 .238 .327 .425 .187 .274 20.8 -0.4 2.2
1985 TOR MLB 465 55 101 21 2 19 64 47 59 3 6 .245 .323 .444 .199 .275 24.5 -0.9 2.5
1986 TOR MLB 433 48 106 19 2 16 56 35 39 0 1 .268 .326 .448 .180 .270 18.3 -1.5 1.8
1987 TOR MLB 494 57 120 24 1 19 75 44 50 0 1 .269 .334 .455 .186 .265 22.0 -1.5 2.0
1988 TOR MLB 468 63 100 11 2 16 70 61 38 4 2 .251 .348 .410 .158 .278 21.4 -0.6 2.3
1989 TOR MLB 440 42 101 24 1 11 53 52 53 5 4 .262 .349 .416 .153 .278 16.5 0.3 1.8
1990 GRN AA 14 1 4 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 .333 .429 .417 .083 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 ATL MLB 204 14 31 8 0 2 10 23 27 0 2 .172 .265 .250 .078 .184 -6.3 -0.4 -0.7
1991 BAL MLB 70 5 15 2 0 0 3 8 12 0 0 .242 .329 .274 .032 .217 0.3 0.2 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

Compensation

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Details

2014 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/11/2014 05:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
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Diagnostics

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BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessSkewed Left: Shane Victorino and the Hunt for the Elusive 9-3 PutoutZachary Levine2013-10-25
This article requires BP Premium accessThe BP Broadside: The Vanishing American League Pinch-HitterSteven Goldman2012-02-06
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Nats Bats Fall FlatSteven Goldman2008-06-24
The Week in Quotes: June 16-22Alex Carnevale2008-06-23
Prospectus Notebook: Padres, RangersBaseball Prospectus2006-02-17
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: A Very Bad DivisionJim Baker2005-07-27
Prospectus Hit List: Week of July 17Jay Jaffe2005-07-19
Transaction Analysis: July 26-27, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-07-29


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2008-07-24 13:00:00 (link to chat)Love your stuff Christina! Why Riccardi's reluctance to deal guys like Burnett, Downs, Barajas and Eckstein? I thought it was clear to everyone the Jays are out of the huntm have some depth at these postions and need some serious talent added to the upper minors?
(Jerjapan from Toronto)
Thank you, a compliment's as good as currency in my book. ;)

Eckstein's still there in part because he's not at the top of any one team's shopping list; anyone looking for a shortstop--like the Dodgers--is looking for bigger game, and failing that, can reasonably expect to be able to get Eckstein if that doesn't work out. Barajas seems to be in vogue in Toronto, probably because what he does bears a too-close resemblance to Pat Borders for ol' Cito, and what Gregg Zaun does is way too Ernie Whitt. Burnett's killing his own market, and as is, there's enough OTL-related concerns over what he'd bring to a team that I wouldn't be surprised if they're stuck with him. Downs might be the guy who genuinely brings something of value back, since he's under contract for two more years at reasonable cost. (Christina Kahrl)


BP Roundtables

DateRoundtable NameComment
2009-10-21 17:00:00NLCS Game 5Buck Martinez's suddenly-evinced fascination with turning things over is getting to me. He could be flipping pancakes. And this: "Shows how much respect Charlie has for the Dodgers" on pulling Hamels. It could also be that Hamels isn't pitching well. Finally, can even Bobby Cox explain what Martinez contributed in that long platoon with Ernie Whitt? (Steven Goldman)
2008-10-13 17:00:00NLCS Game FourWhenever I hear Buck Martinez on a broadcast, I think that Ernie Whitt is being under-utilized. (Steven Goldman)