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Portrait of Luis Antonio Jimenez

Luis Antonio Jimenez 1BBlue Jays

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 32)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
250 .255 9 29 32 1 .273 0.5
Birth Date5-7-1982
Height6' 3"
Weight280 lbs
Age32 years, 5 months, 17 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2010
2011
-0.32012
2013
0.52014
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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
2012 SEA 30 7 18 17 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .059 .111 .059 .069 -3.2 0.0 -0.3
Career7181701000114000000.059.111.059.069-3.20.0-0.3

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
2002 BLU Rk 51 211 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .430 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 ABE A- 53 197 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .310 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 CGA A 110 450 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .346 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 NBR AA 116 478 .288 .260 .327 .395 .259 .334 96 12.5 12.0 -7.7 0.4 -3.2 13.3 1.4 13.3 1.4
2006 PME AA 115 464 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .319 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 BOW AA 90 366 .336 .263 .335 .398 .257 .366 103 30.1 10.7 -6.7 -2.8 0.7 35.1 3.3 35.3 3.3
2007 PAW AAA 25 91 .173 .258 .335 .394 .261 .186 97 -8.8 2.7 -1.7 -0.0 -0.8 -8.7 -0.8 -8.7 -0.8
2008 HAR AA 77 282 .260 .265 .337 .409 .257 .266 109 0 8.3 -5.2 -0.9 1.2 2.9 0.2 2.9 0.2
2008 COH AAA 33 105 .295 .257 .323 .394 .258 .420 87 3.7 2.9 -1.6 0.2 0.1 5.2 0.5 5.2 0.5
2011 WTN AA 30 120 .299 .266 .341 .405 .260 .346 110 5.2 3.5 -2.2 -0.4 -0.4 6.1 0.6 6.1 0.6
2011 TAC AAA 74 327 .290 .289 .359 .462 .268 .314 103 11.7 10.1 -6.4 0.3 -1.6 13.9 1.4 13.9 1.4
2012 SEA MLB 7 18 .069 .245 .295 .384 .244 .077 87 -3.4 0.5 -0.3 0.0 0.0 -3.2 -0.3 -3.2 -0.3
2012 TAC AAA 125 536 .322 .278 .339 .424 .264 .356 94 37.5 15.9 -10.2 -3.4 -6.0 39.6 3.6 39.6 3.6
2012 LAR Wnt 48 215 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .341 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 BUF AAA 99 402 .288 .254 .326 .381 .253 .297 103 12.1 11.5 -7.4 -1.7 -2.3 13.1 1.2 13.1 1.2

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 BLU Rk 211 40 66 13 1 8 42 33 33 9 1 .375 .476 .597 .222 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 ABE A- 197 17 41 9 0 1 21 26 40 7 4 .244 .345 .315 .071 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 CGA A 450 62 113 24 1 20 75 51 104 6 2 .288 .374 .508 .219 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 NBR AA 478 61 120 29 1 16 69 45 104 3 2 .278 .349 .462 .183 .288 13.3 0.4 1.4
2006 PME AA 464 74 109 22 2 17 70 58 90 9 2 .276 .376 .471 .195 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 PAW AAA 91 4 12 2 0 1 7 9 21 1 0 .148 .233 .210 .062 .173 -8.7 -0.0 -0.8
2007 BOW AA 366 57 105 18 0 22 79 41 71 1 1 .328 .404 .591 .263 .336 35.3 -2.8 3.3
2008 HAR AA 282 35 64 8 0 14 42 35 44 3 0 .260 .352 .463 .203 .260 2.9 -0.9 0.2
2008 COH AAA 105 9 30 4 0 1 10 12 22 0 1 .330 .404 .407 .077 .295 5.2 0.2 0.5
2011 TAC AAA 327 51 81 12 1 12 57 39 55 2 1 .285 .370 .461 .176 .290 13.9 0.3 1.4
2011 WTN AA 120 17 32 3 1 4 18 18 17 2 0 .317 .417 .485 .168 .299 6.1 -0.4 0.6
2012 LAR Wnt 215 33 55 9 1 9 40 39 29 1 1 .324 .451 .547 .224 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 TAC AAA 536 64 146 32 2 20 81 64 97 3 0 .310 .394 .514 .204 .322 39.6 -3.4 3.6
2012 SEA MLB 18 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 .059 .111 .059 .000 .069 -3.2 0.0 -0.3
2013 BUF AAA 402 57 101 16 2 18 73 39 65 3 1 .285 .351 .494 .209 .288 13.1 -1.7 1.2

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
2012 62 0.5161 0.5161 0.6563 0.6875 0.3333 0.7273 0.5000 0.3438
Career620.51610.51610.65630.68750.33330.72730.50.3438

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2013-07-02 2013-07-26 Minors 24 0 Right Knee Inflammation Patellar Tendonitis - -
2011-04-07 2011-04-20 Minors 13 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d1 year (2012)

Details
  • 1 year (2012). Re-signed by Seattle as a free agent 1/4/12 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Seattle 9/4/12. Sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 10/25/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Signed by Seattle as a free agent 1/6/12 (minor-league contract).
  • Signed by Oakland 1/99 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela.

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
90o 515 70 136 26 2 21 73 54 101 2 1 .297 .372 .500 .313 32.3 1B -3 3.2
80o 493 64 123 23 1 19 67 50 99 2 0 .282 .355 .475 .298 24.1 1B -2 2.3
70o 477 60 115 22 1 18 62 46 98 2 0 .271 .342 .456 .288 18.6 1B -2 1.8
60o 463 56 109 21 1 17 59 44 97 2 0 .262 .332 .441 .279 14.1 1B -2 1.3
50o 450 53 102 19 1 16 56 41 95 2 0 .254 .322 .426 .271 10.1 1B -2 0.9
40o 437 50 96 18 1 15 53 39 94 1 0 .245 .312 .412 .263 6.4 1B -2 0.5
30o 423 47 90 17 1 14 50 36 92 1 0 .236 .302 .397 .254 2.6 1B -2 0.0
20o 407 44 84 16 1 13 46 34 90 1 0 .226 .290 .379 .244 -1.6 1B -2 -0.4
10o 385 39 75 14 1 12 42 30 88 1 0 .211 .272 .354 .229 -6.8 1B -2 -0.9
Weighted Mean456551052011657429620.258.327.433.27512.01B -21.1

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
3% 7% 5% 13% 21%

Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2014 Projections)

Playing time estimates are based on performance, not Depth Charts.
Year Age PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP VORP BRR POS_ADJ REP_ADJ RAA FRAA
201533250305310182921560.230.298.387.2540.88.4-0.5-2.614.9-3.5-1.3
2016343694681141124335840.243.317.395.2671.314.1-0.9-3.914.94.0-1.9
201735619771312512175601400.238.311.404.2650.79.6-1.5-6.714.92.9-3.2
201836611721222122071521670.223.292.379.247-0.4-1.0-1.2-6.814.9-7.9-3.2
201937639741272311869581530.223.295.363.247-0.6-1.8-1.5-7.314.9-8.0-3.3
202038600691202111765531430.224.294.363.246-0.5-1.6-1.4-7.014.9-8.1-3.1
202139606681202111664521490.220.288.353.241-0.9-5.3-1.5-7.314.9-11.5-3.2
202240630721302221868541500.227.294.365.247-0.6-2.1-1.5-7.714.9-7.8-3.3
202341611711352221768481260.242.300.381.253-0.21.7-1.4-7.714.9-4.2-3.2

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
30.13.24.410.311.7

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86 63 Max St. Pierre 2012 .000 DNP
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88 62 Eric Munson 2010 .000 DNP
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91 62 Jonny Gomes 2013 .283
92 62 Glenn Davis 1993 .169
93 62 Xavier Nady 2011 .243
94 62 Will Clark 1996 .275
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97 62 Jack Hannahan 2012 .244
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YearComment
2014 Due to publishing agreements, the 2014 player comments and team essays are only available in the Baseball Prospectus 2014 book (available in hardcopy, e-book, and Kindle).
2013 In his eighth organization (including a detour to Japan), 280-lb. Luis Jimenez finally made his major-league debut and, probably, swan song.

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