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Jason Botts 1BRangers

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
4 326 .230 .325 .344 .231 0
Birth Date7-26-1980
Height6' 5"
Weight250 lbs
BatsB
ThrowsR
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
2005 TEX 24 10 30 27 4 8 0 0 0 8 3 13 0 0 0 3 0 0 .296 .367 .296 .238 0.4 -0.2 0.0
2006 TEX 25 20 60 50 8 11 4 0 1 18 8 18 0 2 0 6 0 0 .220 .317 .360 .241 -0.6 0.0 -0.1
2007 TEX 26 48 190 167 19 40 8 1 2 56 19 59 3 1 0 14 1 0 .240 .326 .335 .222 -2.1 2.9 0.1
2008 TEX 27 15 46 38 2 6 3 0 2 15 8 18 0 0 0 5 0 0 .158 .304 .395 .251 0.1 -0.2 -0.0
Career933262823365151597381083302810.230.325.344.231-2.12.50.0

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
2001 SAV A 114 466 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .380 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 PCH A+ 4 16 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .250 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 PCH A+ 116 493 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .317 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 STO A+ 76 330 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .372 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 FRI AA 55 220 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .324 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 FRI AA 133 573 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .352 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 TEX MLB 10 30 .238 .251 .314 .391 .249 .571 104 -0.7 0.9 -0.3 -0.2 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0
2005 OKL AAA 133 589 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .363 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 TEX MLB 20 60 .241 .273 .333 .431 .256 .303 112 -1.2 1.8 -1 0.0 -0.1 -0.6 -0.1 -0.6 -0.1
2006 FRI AA 5 20 .000 .273 .338 .395 .253 .154 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 OKL AAA 63 259 .342 .261 .330 .403 .259 .377 96 21.3 7.0 -3.4 1.1 -0.9 25.7 2.6 25.7 2.6
2006 RNG Rk 3 14 .277 .248 .313 .340 .245 .273 106 0.3 0.4 -0.1 -0.3 0.0 0.8 0.1 0.8 0.1
2007 TEX MLB 48 190 .222 .277 .343 .441 .273 .355 99 -8 5.6 -2.3 2.9 0.9 -2.1 0.1 -2.1 0.1
2007 OKL AAA 102 459 .341 .282 .345 .437 .264 .413 102 41.5 13.8 -6.1 1.4 2.5 52.1 5.2 52.1 5.2
2008 TEX MLB 15 46 .251 .265 .334 .401 .258 .222 111 -0.4 1.3 -0.7 -0.2 -0.2 0.1 -0.0 0.1 -0.0
2008 OKL AAA 18 76 .272 .273 .345 .437 .258 .324 105 1.1 2.3 -1.2 0.5 0.7 2.8 0.3 2.8 0.3
2010 SYR AAA 80 310 .265 .267 .335 .417 .258 .311 101 1.9 9.5 -5.6 -0.2 -5.6 -0.2 -0.0 -0.2 -0.0
2011 BUF AAA 59 201 .285 .267 .334 .413 .259 .347 93 5.9 6.2 -1.8 -4.9 -2.6 5.6 0.1 5.6 0.1
2012 MOC Wnt 63 259 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .396 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
2001 PCH A+ 16 1 2 1 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 .167 .375 .250 .083 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 SAV A 466 63 121 24 2 9 50 53 88 13 7 .309 .417 .449 .140 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 PCH A+ 493 67 102 22 5 9 54 75 99 7 2 .254 .390 .401 .147 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 STO A+ 330 58 89 14 2 9 61 45 59 12 3 .314 .410 .473 .159 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 FRI AA 220 26 51 11 1 4 27 21 45 6 1 .263 .344 .392 .129 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 FRI AA 573 85 141 25 3 24 92 77 126 7 4 .293 .401 .507 .214 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 OKL AAA 589 93 146 31 7 25 102 67 152 2 4 .286 .378 .522 .235 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 TEX MLB 30 4 8 0 0 0 3 3 13 0 0 .296 .367 .296 .000 .238 0.4 -0.2 0.0
2006 RNG Rk 14 1 3 2 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 .250 .357 .417 .167 .277 0.8 -0.3 0.1
2006 OKL AAA 259 43 68 19 1 13 39 31 61 6 0 .309 .404 .582 .273 .342 25.7 1.1 2.6
2006 FRI AA 20 3 2 0 0 0 2 3 3 0 0 .125 .263 .125 .000 .000 0.0 0.4 0.0
2006 TEX MLB 60 8 11 4 0 1 6 8 18 0 0 .220 .317 .360 .140 .241 -0.6 0.0 -0.1
2007 OKL AAA 459 69 118 36 4 13 78 81 102 0 1 .320 .443 .545 .225 .341 52.1 1.4 5.2
2007 TEX MLB 190 19 40 8 1 2 14 19 59 1 0 .240 .326 .335 .096 .222 -2.1 2.9 0.1
2008 TEX MLB 46 2 6 3 0 2 5 8 18 0 0 .158 .304 .395 .237 .251 0.1 -0.2 -0.0
2008 OKL AAA 76 13 16 6 0 4 11 9 25 0 0 .242 .342 .515 .273 .272 2.8 0.5 0.3
2010 SYR AAA 310 34 77 20 0 8 48 30 46 0 1 .279 .350 .438 .159 .265 -0.2 -0.2 -0.0
2011 BUF AAA 201 20 45 10 2 3 19 32 45 1 0 .268 .383 .405 .137 .285 5.6 -4.9 0.1
2012 MOC Wnt 259 36 78 17 0 17 47 30 57 0 1 .342 .421 .640 .298 .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
2008 191 0.4764 0.4398 0.7024 0.5165 0.3700 0.7447 0.6486 0.2976
Career1910.47640.43980.70240.51650.370.74470.64860.2976

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2011-08-09 2011-09-06 Minors 28 28 - Not Disclosed - -
2011-07-29 2011-08-08 Minors 10 8 - Not Disclosed - -
2006-08-03 2006-08-30 Minors 27 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2008 TEX $394,190
2007 TEX $382,000
2006 TEX $328,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$1,104,190
3 yrTotal$1,104,190

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 2 d

Details
  • released 3/17/10 signed as a free agent from Japan/TEX 12/09 (minor-league contract)
  • acquired by Nippon Ham Fighters 6/08
  • sent outright to Triple-A 5/7/08 designated for assignment 4/29/08 1 year/$394,190 (08)
  • optioned to Triple-A 3/07 re-signed 3/07, 1 year/$0.382M (07)
  • optioned to Triple-A 7/06 recalled 5/06 optioned to Triple-A 3/06 re-signed 2/06, 1 year/$0.328M (06) recalled 9/05 optioned to Triple-A 7/05 recalled 7/05 re-signed 2/05, 1 year/$M (05) 40-m 11/04
  • signed 99 (draft-and-follow) CA (CC) 99 46-1375

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BP Articles

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This article requires BP Premium accessOverthinking It: Handicapping the Injury-Prone Pitchers of 2013Ben Lindbergh2012-12-27
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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Quad-A Saves the Day?Ben Lindbergh2011-05-24
This article requires BP Premium accessFantasy Beat: The Quad-A LabelJason Collette2011-05-18
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Put Up Your Dukes?Christina Kahrl2010-03-17
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: AL CatsupChristina Kahrl2010-01-15
Prospectus Preview: Saturday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-06-28
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Monday Ten PackKevin Goldstein2008-06-16
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit List: Central PowersJay Jaffe2008-05-23
This article requires BP Premium accessEvery Given Sunday: To New Challenges and Old FriendsJohn Perrotto2008-04-27
Team Health Reports: Texas RangersJay Jaffe2008-03-02
This article requires BP Premium accessEvery Given Sunday: The Bronx ChallengeJohn Perrotto2008-02-17
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Camp-Opening RoundupChristina Kahrl2008-02-17
This article requires BP Premium accessSchrodinger's Bat: Wrapping it UpDan Fox2008-02-14
Spring Training Preview: AL WestJoe Sheehan2008-02-04
This article requires BP Premium accessCaribbean Series 2008: Day OneDerek Jacques2008-02-03
This article requires BP Premium accessSchrodinger's Bat: Back to the Drawing BoardDan Fox2008-01-31
This article requires BP Premium accessEvery Given Sunday: Puddle-jumping, Swish, and InactionJohn Perrotto2008-01-06
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction of the Day: AL WestChristina Kahrl2007-12-17
This article requires BP Premium accessLies, Damned Lies: Offseason Plans, AL WestNate Silver2007-10-18
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: AL RoundupChristina Kahrl2007-08-08
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit List: Post-Swaptasm EditionJay Jaffe2007-08-03
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Risers and Fallers, American LeagueKevin Goldstein2007-07-06
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Focus: Changes of SceneryJeff Erickson2007-05-17
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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction of the Day: Roster Reviews of the WestsChristina Kahrl2007-04-03
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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: November 17-21Christina Kahrl2006-11-22
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Monday Morning Ten Pack 11/13/06Kevin Goldstein2006-11-13
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 28-31, 2006Christina Kahrl2006-09-01
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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: July 10-13Christina Kahrl2006-07-13
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Prospectus Hit List: Week of June 4Jay Jaffe2006-06-06
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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 5-10Christina Kahrl2006-04-12
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This article requires BP Premium accessDominican Winter League Report: December 8, 2005Carlos J. Lugo2005-12-08
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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2008-05-21 13:00:00 (link to chat)Jeff Larish: the next Jason Botts?
(Joltin Joe Orsulak from Virginia)
Not the worst comparison. (Kevin Goldstein)


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