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2013 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 34)
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Birth Date6-30-1980
Height6' 2"
Weight225 lbs
Age34 years, 5 months, 28 days
BatsB
ThrowsR
2010
2011
2012
2013
0.02014
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
2003 SFN 23 18 39 38 2 8 1 0 1 12 1 8 0 0 0 6 0 0 .211 .231 .316 .176 -2.5 -0.3 -0.3
2004 SFN 24 16 40 32 6 5 1 0 0 6 5 7 1 0 2 1 0 0 .156 .289 .188 .203 -1.4 -0.6 -0.2
2005 SFN 25 60 187 171 20 37 8 0 4 57 10 54 5 0 1 13 3 0 .216 .280 .333 .214 -5.9 5.3 -0.1
2006 SFN 26 61 89 77 15 21 4 2 2 35 9 20 1 0 2 5 1 0 .273 .356 .455 .284 6.1 0.1 0.6
2007 FLO 27 85 144 129 15 35 7 1 1 47 14 36 1 0 0 8 4 0 .271 .347 .364 .243 1.9 -0.3 0.2
2007 SFN 27 30 60 55 6 10 1 0 0 11 5 23 0 0 0 3 0 0 .182 .250 .200 .161 -5.2 0.1 -0.5
Career270559502641162238168441488053680.231.303.335.223-6.94.1-0.3

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
2002 SHV AA 111 469 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .396 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 FRE AAA 29 121 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .355 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 SFN MLB 18 39 .176 .253 .320 .399 .251 .241 100 -3.6 1.0 -0.3 -0.3 0.1 -2.5 -0.3 -2.5 -0.3
2003 FRE AAA 125 532 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .334 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 SFN MLB 16 40 .203 .274 .350 .439 .264 .200 108 -2.5 1.2 -0.3 -0.6 -0.1 -1.4 -0.2 -1.4 -0.2
2004 FRE AAA 130 567 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .325 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 SFN MLB 60 187 .214 .261 .319 .415 .255 .292 98 -9.1 5.4 -1.8 5.3 0.7 -5.9 -0.1 -5.9 -0.1
2005 FRE AAA 95 415 .372 .287 .355 .460 .279 .369 91 51.2 12.3 -4.8 0.2 0.4 57.3 5.2 57.3 5.2
2006 SFN MLB 61 89 .284 .263 .323 .426 .257 .345 91 2.4 2.7 -0.6 0.1 1.4 6.1 0.6 6.1 0.6
2006 FRE AAA 52 221 .294 .277 .342 .429 .264 .341 105 7.4 5.9 -2.2 5.0 0.8 11.7 1.6 11.7 1.6
2007 FLO MLB 85 144 .243 .266 .331 .427 .258 .370 104 -2.8 4.2 -0.5 -0.3 -0.2 1.9 0.2 1.9 0.2
2007 SFN MLB 30 60 .161 .269 .326 .418 .254 .312 96 -6.6 1.8 -0.1 0.1 0.4 -5.2 -0.5 -5.2 -0.5
2007 ABQ AAA 14 57 .284 .283 .345 .430 .260 .486 131 1.5 1.7 -0.4 2.2 0.4 3.2 0.5 3.2 0.5
2008 BUF AAA 90 383 .303 .262 .328 .402 .261 .360 89 18.5 11.7 -4.6 0.5 -2.4 22.9 2.3 22.9 2.3
2008 SAC AAA 23 94 .331 .285 .350 .455 .257 .434 102 7.4 2.8 -0.9 -0.7 -0.1 9.5 0.8 9.5 0.8
2009 SWB AAA 60 268 .313 .267 .332 .398 .249 .396 100 15.4 7.8 -1.8 -0.1 -1.1 17.1 1.7 17.1 1.7
2012 FRE AAA 127 487 .290 .275 .338 .426 .265 .341 102 16.3 14.5 -7.4 -2.2 -1.0 19.0 1.7 19.0 1.7
2012 EST Wnt 29 112 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .302 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 FRE AAA 47 152 .212 .272 .337 .418 .266 .303 100 -8 4.4 -2.1 -1.9 -0.3 -7.5 -1.0 -7.5 -1.0

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
2002 SHV AA 469 64 123 26 2 12 52 61 101 9 5 .314 .421 .482 .168 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 FRE AAA 121 18 25 2 1 3 10 20 35 2 0 .250 .380 .380 .130 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 FRE AAA 532 75 131 24 3 11 56 40 105 14 4 .278 .353 .412 .134 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 SFN MLB 39 2 8 1 0 1 6 1 8 0 0 .211 .231 .316 .105 .176 -2.5 -0.3 -0.3
2004 FRE AAA 567 93 127 28 2 23 75 63 149 8 6 .260 .351 .466 .207 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 SFN MLB 40 6 5 1 0 0 1 5 7 0 0 .156 .289 .188 .031 .203 -1.4 -0.6 -0.2
2005 FRE AAA 415 81 109 25 4 30 80 62 97 6 2 .321 .438 .682 .362 .372 57.3 0.2 5.2
2005 SFN MLB 187 20 37 8 0 4 13 10 54 3 0 .216 .280 .333 .117 .214 -5.9 5.3 -0.1
2006 SFN MLB 89 15 21 4 2 2 5 9 20 1 0 .273 .356 .455 .182 .284 6.1 0.1 0.6
2006 FRE AAA 221 31 52 11 3 5 23 29 44 5 0 .278 .386 .449 .171 .294 11.7 5.0 1.6
2007 ABQ AAA 57 10 18 3 1 1 10 8 12 0 1 .375 .474 .542 .167 .284 3.2 2.2 0.5
2007 SFN MLB 60 6 10 1 0 0 3 5 23 0 0 .182 .250 .200 .018 .161 -5.2 0.1 -0.5
2007 FLO MLB 144 15 35 7 1 1 8 14 36 4 0 .271 .347 .364 .093 .243 1.9 -0.3 0.2
2008 BUF AAA 383 51 90 20 1 14 50 52 101 3 2 .278 .384 .475 .198 .303 22.9 0.5 2.3
2008 SAC AAA 94 13 26 7 0 3 12 14 22 1 0 .333 .447 .538 .205 .331 9.5 -0.7 0.8
2009 SWB AAA 268 43 74 17 5 7 42 27 61 5 0 .312 .385 .515 .203 .313 17.1 -0.1 1.7
2012 EST Wnt 112 16 23 3 0 7 13 18 31 1 0 .256 .393 .522 .267 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 FRE AAA 487 63 119 27 6 11 66 53 99 3 3 .280 .368 .449 .169 .290 19.0 -2.2 1.7
2013 FRE AAA 152 12 28 8 1 1 15 11 48 0 0 .204 .276 .299 .095 .212 -7.5 -1.9 -1.0

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

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2007 SFN $385,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$385,000
1 yrTotal$385,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 55 d1 yr/$0.385M (07)

Details
  • signed as a free agent from CLE/OAK 08-09 (minor-league contract)
  • signed as a free agent from FL 5/27/08 (minor-league contract)
  • FA after refused sent outright to Triple-A 10/11/07 contract purchased 6/26/07
  • sent outright to Triple-A 6/8/07
  • designated for assignment 6/5/07
  • claimed off waivers from SF 5/18/07
  • designated for assignment 5/10/07 re-signed 3/07, 1 year/$0.385M (07)
  • recalled 7/06 optioned to Triple-A 4/06 re-signed 3/06, 1 year/$M (06)
  • optioned to Triple-A 7/05 contract purchased 6/05 re-signed 3/05, 1 year/$M (05) recalled 9/04 optioned to Triple-A 6/04 recalled 6/04 optioned to Triple-A 4/04 recalled 8/03 optioned to Triple-A 8/03 contract purchased 8/03 $0.75M signing bonus LSU 01 S-41

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BP Articles

Todd Linden is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of November 20Jason Martinez2012-11-21
Wezen-Ball: A Guaranteed Draft Return?Larry Granillo2012-06-01
Game Story: Rangers at YankeesChristina Kahrl2010-04-18
Spring Training Preview: NL EastJoe Sheehan2008-02-08
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Challenges and CarouselsChristina Kahrl2008-01-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: NL Pickups and DiscardsChristina Kahrl2007-11-13
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: National League RoundupChristina Kahrl2007-07-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: National League MovesChristina Kahrl2007-06-12
Transaction Analysis: NL-Brand KetchupChristina Kahrl2007-05-24
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Focus: Changes of SceneryJeff Erickson2007-05-17
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 10-14, 2007Christina Kahrl2007-05-15
No Rebuilding in the Bay: The 2007 GiantsJohn Perrotto2007-04-18
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction of the Day: Roster Reviews of the WestsChristina Kahrl2007-04-03
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Being Christina KahrlJoe Sheehan2007-03-20
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Bullets from MesaJoe Sheehan2007-03-02
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: NL West and NL CatchupChristina Kahrl2007-02-10
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Flying into InactivityJoe Sheehan2006-12-05
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Game of the Week: San Francisco Giants @ Los Angeles Dodgers, 8/13/06Derek Jacques2006-08-15
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: July 13-16Christina Kahrl2006-07-17
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: National League, March 30-April 4Christina Kahrl2006-04-07
Prospectus Notebook: Dodgers, GiantsBaseball Prospectus2006-04-07
This article requires BP Premium accessThe BP Guide to Transaction Rules: From the MailbagThomas Gorman2006-01-24
This article requires BP Premium accessThe BP Guide to Transaction Rules: OptionsThomas Gorman2006-01-10
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: September 14-20Christina Kahrl2005-09-21
Transaction of the Day: Barry Bonds' ReturnChristina Kahrl2005-09-13
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Don't Look Now...Joe Sheehan2005-09-05
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 26-31Christina Kahrl2005-09-01
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 9-15Christina Kahrl2005-08-17
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Game of the Week: Florida Marlins @ San Francisco Giants, 8/13/05Jonah Keri2005-08-15
Prospectus Notebook: Wednesday EditionBaseball Prospectus2005-08-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: July 1-8Christina Kahrl2005-07-08
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: June 23-30Christina Kahrl2005-06-30
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 24-June 12, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-06-16
This article requires BP Premium accessLies, Damned Lies: PECOTA Projects the NLNate Silver2005-03-29
Prospectus Triple Play: Los Angeles Dodgers, Minnesota Twins, San Francisco GiantsJay Jaffe2005-03-23
The Sabean Way: Vlad or 10-pack?Michael Wolverton2004-02-06
Prospectus Triple Play: Montreal Expos, San Francisco Giants, Toronto Blue JaysBaseball Prospectus2003-11-13
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 19-24Christina Kahrl2003-08-27
Under The Knife: SupersizedWill Carroll2003-08-19
Prospectus Triple Play: Montreal Expos, San Francisco Giants, Toronto Blue JaysBaseball Prospectus2003-08-01
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 11-16, 2003Christina Kahrl2003-03-18
This article requires BP Premium accessTop 10 Prospects: Top 40 ProspectsBaseball Prospectus2003-02-03
Prospectus Feature: Top 40 Prospects RoundtableBaseball Prospectus2003-01-31
Top 40 Prospects: RoundtableBaseball Prospectus2003-01-29


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2008-01-17 14:00:00 (link to chat)Todd Linden is no Jack Cust...or is he? Could he find a place in a not so-experienced-outfield with the A's?
(Manprin from Sacramento, CA)
No, he's no Jack Cust. He's just another Fresno Grizzlie who fizzles outside of his den. (Christina Kahrl)


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