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Portrait of Andres Blanco

Andres Blanco 3BRoyals

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
7 690 .258 .302 .342 .226 0.5
Birth Date4-11-1984
Height5' 10"
Weight190 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
2004 KCA 20 19 67 60 9 19 2 2 0 25 5 6 1 0 1 5 1 2 .317 .379 .417 .270 2.7 1.2 0.4
2005 KCA 21 26 86 79 6 17 0 1 0 19 0 5 1 2 4 5 0 1 .215 .220 .241 .182 -4.7 0.2 -0.5
2006 KCA 22 33 96 87 9 21 4 1 0 27 5 14 1 0 3 9 0 1 .241 .290 .310 .209 -0.0 1.8 0.2
2009 CHN 25 53 138 123 15 31 8 0 1 42 8 14 1 0 6 12 0 2 .252 .303 .341 .218 -1.9 0.9 -0.1
2010 TEX 26 68 185 166 17 46 10 1 0 58 11 24 3 2 3 13 0 2 .277 .330 .349 .238 1.1 2.5 0.4
2011 TEX 27 36 82 76 9 17 3 0 2 26 4 14 0 0 2 3 0 1 .224 .263 .342 .214 -1.7 0.9 -0.1
2014 PHI 30 19 36 32 3 10 3 0 1 16 1 3 0 0 3 3 0 0 .312 .333 .500 .292 1.7 0.5 0.2
Career254690623681613054213348074225019.258.302.342.226-2.87.90.5

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 WIL A+ 5 16 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .364 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 WIL A+ 113 469 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .263 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 KCA MLB 19 67 .270 .288 .355 .466 .277 .352 103 0.7 2.0 0.9 1.2 -0.1 2.7 0.4 2.7 0.4
2004 WIC AA 93 359 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .278 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 KCA MLB 26 86 .182 .260 .313 .409 .252 .224 103 -7.1 2.5 0 0.2 0.2 -4.7 -0.5 -4.7 -0.5
2005 HDS A+ 3 10 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .556 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 WIC AA 9 41 .230 .262 .337 .393 .261 .200 100 -0.9 0.8 0.4 0.8 -0.4 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
2005 OMA AAA 35 129 .262 .256 .324 .431 .239 .304 89 0.2 1.8 0.8 5.5 -0.1 2.1 0.7 2.1 0.7
2006 KCA MLB 33 96 .209 .267 .331 .421 .253 .288 113 -5.4 2.9 1.1 1.8 0.6 -0.0 0.2 -0.0 0.2
2006 OMA AAA 88 319 .236 .261 .329 .397 .256 .265 100 -8 8.9 4.1 6.0 -2.4 2.9 0.9 2.9 0.9
2007 OMA AAA 28 107 .198 .274 .343 .424 .260 .216 106 -7 3.1 1 -0.2 -0.1 -2.8 -0.3 -2.8 -0.3
2007 ROY Rk 2 2 .024 .500 .533 .786 .397 .000 105 -0.6 0.1 0 0.0 0.0 -0.5 -0.0 -0.5 -0.0
2008 IOW AAA 102 330 .213 .280 .347 .447 .261 .305 109 -18.1 10.5 4.6 2.3 0.8 -5.0 -0.3 -5.0 -0.3
2009 CHN MLB 53 138 .218 .262 .331 .413 .262 .278 99 -6.2 4.0 0.4 0.9 -0.1 -1.9 -0.1 -1.9 -0.1
2009 IOW AAA 64 258 .300 .269 .337 .409 .273 .322 89 11 7.5 3 0.4 1.7 22.8 2.3 22.8 2.3
2010 TEX MLB 68 185 .238 .262 .326 .404 .255 .319 115 -4.2 5.1 0.6 2.5 -1.5 1.1 0.4 1.1 0.4
2011 TEX MLB 36 82 .214 .261 .329 .411 .265 .250 114 -3.7 2.2 0.8 0.9 -0.1 -1.7 -0.1 -1.7 -0.1
2011 ROU AAA 6 25 .214 .258 .329 .383 .252 .263 99 -1.4 0.8 0.3 -0.4 -0.2 -0.8 -0.1 -0.8 -0.1
2012 LEH AAA 120 461 .230 .256 .325 .385 .251 .264 97 -15.8 13.7 6.2 9.0 -0.8 6.4 1.5 6.4 1.5
2012 MAG Wnt 26 84 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .229 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2014 PHI MLB 19 36 .292 .251 .315 .388 .268 .321 92 1.1 0.9 0.2 0.5 -1.0 1.7 0.2 1.7 0.2
2014 LEH AAA 45 155 .214 .261 .326 .395 .251 .292 98 -7.9 4.6 1.8 0.8 1.1 -0.1 0.1 -0.1 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
2002 WIL A+ 16 2 4 1 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 .308 .312 .385 .077 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 WIL A+ 469 61 96 11 3 0 25 44 50 13 7 .244 .317 .287 .043 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 KCA MLB 67 9 19 2 2 0 5 5 6 1 2 .317 .379 .417 .100 .270 2.7 1.2 0.4
2004 WIC AA 359 34 80 10 2 0 21 18 44 7 6 .247 .294 .290 .043 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 KCA MLB 86 6 17 0 1 0 5 0 5 0 1 .215 .220 .241 .025 .182 -4.7 0.2 -0.5
2005 WIC AA 41 5 7 0 0 1 5 3 7 0 0 .189 .244 .270 .081 .230 0.1 0.8 0.1
2005 OMA AAA 129 13 29 4 2 1 9 10 23 2 0 .254 .326 .351 .096 .262 2.1 5.5 0.7
2005 HDS A+ 10 0 5 1 0 0 3 0 1 1 2 .500 .500 .600 .100 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 KCA MLB 96 9 21 4 1 0 9 5 14 0 1 .241 .290 .310 .069 .209 -0.0 1.8 0.2
2006 OMA AAA 319 30 67 9 4 2 20 21 41 6 4 .237 .305 .318 .081 .236 2.9 6.0 0.9
2007 OMA AAA 107 8 19 2 0 0 8 5 12 0 0 .196 .229 .216 .021 .198 -2.8 -0.2 -0.3
2007 ROY Rk 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .024 -0.5 0.0 -0.0
2008 IOW AAA 330 30 85 8 2 1 36 15 31 9 3 .285 .321 .336 .050 .213 -5.0 2.3 -0.3
2009 IOW AAA 258 30 70 17 2 6 29 17 28 6 1 .304 .356 .474 .170 .300 22.8 0.4 2.3
2009 CHN MLB 138 15 31 8 0 1 12 8 14 0 2 .252 .303 .341 .089 .218 -1.9 0.9 -0.1
2010 TEX MLB 185 17 46 10 1 0 13 11 24 0 2 .277 .330 .349 .072 .238 1.1 2.5 0.4
2011 TEX MLB 82 9 17 3 0 2 3 4 14 0 1 .224 .263 .342 .118 .214 -1.7 0.9 -0.1
2011 ROU AAA 25 3 5 3 0 0 5 3 3 0 0 .227 .320 .364 .136 .214 -0.8 -0.4 -0.1
2012 LEH AAA 461 47 97 14 1 10 40 39 77 6 5 .235 .301 .346 .111 .230 6.4 9.0 1.5
2012 MAG Wnt 84 9 11 2 1 0 7 12 20 0 0 .167 .305 .227 .061 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2014 LEH AAA 155 16 33 6 0 0 11 13 25 3 5 .241 .314 .285 .044 .214 -0.1 0.8 0.1
2014 PHI MLB 36 3 10 3 0 1 3 1 3 0 0 .312 .333 .500 .188 .292 1.7 0.5 0.2

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
2009 455 0.5165 0.5463 0.8831 0.7064 0.3727 0.9337 0.7805 0.1129
2010 612 0.5474 0.4804 0.8401 0.6090 0.3249 0.9069 0.6889 0.1565
2011 296 0.5000 0.5169 0.8366 0.6419 0.3919 0.8947 0.7414 0.1634
2014 135 0.4741 0.4667 0.9206 0.6094 0.3380 0.9231 0.9167 0.0794
Career14980.5220.50640.85970.64510.35380.91410.74760.1377

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-04-14 2014-05-15 Minors 31 0 - Abdomen Strain Oblique - -
2013-04-05 2013-09-05 Minors 153 0 Right Shoulder Recovery From Surgery 2013-02-26
2013-02-26 2013-04-05 FA 38 0 Right Shoulder Surgery 2013-02-26
2012-06-28 2012-07-05 Minors 7 0 Right Elbow Soreness -
2012-06-07 2012-06-12 Minors 5 0 Right Knee Strain -
2012-03-07 2012-03-09 Camp 2 0 - Face Infection Ear - -
2011-08-09 2011-09-01 15-DL 23 21 - Low Back Inflammation - -
2011-07-07 2011-07-31 15-DL 24 20 - Low Back Stress Fracture - -
2010-09-30 2010-10-03 DTD 3 3 Right Fingers Sprain Index Finger -
2010-03-07 2010-03-21 Camp 14 0 Right Knee Sprain -
2009-09-07 2009-09-12 DTD 5 4 Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2009-08-04 2009-09-01 15-DL 28 25 Left Lower Leg Strain Calf -
2007-05-29 2007-09-08 Minors 102 0 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
2007-03-18 2007-03-19 Camp 1 0 Right Lower Leg Contusion Foul Ball -
2006-09-25 2006-10-01 DTD 6 6 Left Shoulder Surgery Posterior Labrum Tear on a Swing 2006-09-29
2005-04-25 2005-08-04 Minors 101 0 Knee Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2012 WAS $
2011 TEX $520,000
2010 TEX $510,000
2006 KCA $327,500
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$1,357,500
3 yrTotal$1,357,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 87 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 11/20/13 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Philadelphia 6/29/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by Philadelphia 3/2/13 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by Washington as a free agent 12/16/11 (minor-league contract). Released by Washington 3/29/12. Signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 3/31/12.
  • 1 year/$0.52M (2011). Re-signed by Texas 2/26/11. Sent outright to Triple-A by Texas 11/2/11.
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2010). Acquired by Texas in trade from Chicago Cubs 3/26/10.
  • 1 year (2009). Contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 5/27/09.
  • 1 year (2008). Signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/15/08 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2007). Re-signed by Kansas City 2/07. Optioned to Triple-A 3/07. Sent outright to Triple-A 10/29/07.
  • 1 year/$0.3275M (2006). Re-signed by Kansas City 2/06. Optioned to Triple-A 3/06. Recalled 5/06, 7/06. Optioned 8/06. Recalled 8/06.
  • Signed 2000 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela.

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