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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
13 3570 .247 .320 .369 .242 10.1
Birth Date11-26-1976
Height6' 1"
Weight210 lbs
BatsL
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
2000 MON 23 45 123 115 6 27 6 0 0 33 7 24 0 1 0 11 0 1 .235 .276 .287 .191 -5.2 0.2 -0.5
2001 MON 24 27 48 41 4 13 3 0 1 19 6 3 0 1 0 6 0 0 .317 .396 .463 .299 4.7 -0.2 0.4
2002 MON 25 73 232 207 21 57 19 2 5 95 21 41 0 2 2 29 1 2 .275 .339 .459 .258 10.3 0.1 1.0
2003 MON 26 108 377 335 34 77 26 1 9 132 37 75 2 2 1 46 0 2 .230 .309 .394 .228 6.2 -0.9 0.5
2004 MON 27 135 488 436 40 112 20 3 12 174 42 63 3 2 5 49 0 1 .257 .325 .399 .256 25.6 -0.9 2.4
2005 WAS 28 116 408 369 38 99 20 1 10 151 29 48 6 2 2 44 1 0 .268 .330 .409 .263 25.0 -1.3 2.4
2006 WAS 29 124 455 410 30 105 18 0 4 135 38 67 2 3 2 55 2 2 .256 .320 .329 .232 8.1 -0.3 0.8
2007 WAS 30 129 477 408 33 96 21 1 6 137 56 56 2 7 4 54 0 0 .235 .326 .336 .236 9.8 -1.9 0.8
2008 NYN 31 110 384 335 30 86 10 0 9 123 42 53 1 2 4 38 0 0 .257 .339 .367 .256 17.1 0.6 1.8
2009 NYN 32 59 194 170 11 37 11 0 3 57 18 21 1 3 2 24 0 0 .218 .292 .335 .232 1.9 1.8 0.4
2010 PHI 33 47 147 125 17 30 4 1 4 48 19 25 1 0 2 15 0 0 .240 .345 .384 .258 6.5 -0.6 0.6
2011 PHI 34 41 139 125 11 22 4 0 2 32 11 35 1 1 1 9 0 0 .176 .246 .256 .188 -6.5 -0.1 -0.7
2012 PHI 35 34 98 89 9 20 5 0 2 31 5 15 3 0 1 7 0 0 .225 .289 .348 .216 1.3 -0.1 0.1
Career104835703165284781167967116733152622262638748.247.320.369.242104.8-3.510.1

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
1996 DEL A 5 11 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .375 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 CPF A 0 438 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .277 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 CPF A 0 153 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .280 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 JUP A+ 0 325 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .303 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 HAR AA 0 455 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .270 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 MON MLB 45 123 .191 .262 .336 .428 .261 .293 95 -10 3.4 2.3 0.2 -0.6 -5.2 -0.5 -5.2 -0.5
2000 OTT AAA 0 254 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .286 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 MON MLB 27 48 .299 .253 .322 .408 .250 .316 98 2 1.3 0.6 -0.2 0.6 4.7 0.4 4.7 0.4
2001 OTT AAA 97 369 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .314 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 MON MLB 73 232 .258 .260 .327 .407 .257 .319 101 -0.4 5.9 3.9 0.1 0.1 10.3 1.0 10.3 1.0
2003 MON MLB 108 377 .228 .260 .327 .413 .257 .269 102 -13.3 9.9 6.3 -0.9 0.8 6.2 0.5 6.2 0.5
2004 MON MLB 135 488 .256 .263 .327 .420 .260 .275 92 -2 14.5 8.7 -0.9 0.4 25.6 2.4 25.6 2.4
2005 WAS MLB 116 408 .263 .260 .325 .413 .258 .284 91 1.1 11.7 7 -1.3 1.6 25.0 2.4 25.0 2.4
2006 WAS MLB 124 455 .232 .266 .334 .428 .264 .295 90 -14.2 13.7 8.2 -0.3 -0.5 8.1 0.8 8.1 0.8
2006 POT A+ 2 9 .191 .228 .308 .353 .230 .286 98 -0.7 0.3 -0.2 0.0 -0.0 -0.6 -0.1 -0.6 -0.1
2007 WAS MLB 129 477 .236 .269 .337 .423 .261 .255 96 -12.5 14.2 8.5 -1.9 -2.7 9.8 0.8 9.8 0.8
2008 NYN MLB 110 384 .256 .264 .331 .416 .264 .280 94 -1.8 11.1 6.7 0.6 -1.3 17.1 1.8 17.1 1.8
2009 NYN MLB 59 194 .232 .260 .328 .415 .263 .228 96 -5.8 5.6 3.4 1.8 -1.5 1.9 0.4 1.9 0.4
2010 PHI MLB 47 147 .258 .262 .324 .407 .264 .271 94 -0.3 4.1 2.4 -0.6 1.3 6.5 0.6 6.5 0.6
2010 LEH AAA 3 9 .057 .287 .338 .454 .259 .000 85 -2.1 0.3 0.2 -0.0 0.0 -1.5 -0.2 -1.5 -0.2
2011 PHI MLB 41 139 .188 .253 .317 .394 .264 .225 91 -9.8 3.7 2.2 -0.1 -1.5 -6.5 -0.7 -6.5 -0.7
2011 REA AA 7 27 .224 .257 .328 .415 .275 .300 87 -1.1 0.8 -0.1 -0.0 0.2 -0.7 -0.1 -0.7 -0.1
2012 PHI MLB 34 98 .216 .254 .318 .399 .263 .250 99 -4.2 2.7 1.5 -0.1 0.5 1.3 0.1 1.3 0.1
2012 CLR A+ 6 23 .155 .248 .307 .342 .238 .250 100 -2.7 0.7 0 -0.0 -0.1 -2.1 -0.2 -2.1 -0.2

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
1996 DEL A 11 0 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 .333 .455 .333 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 CPF A 438 46 96 20 1 4 49 53 45 3 6 .252 .349 .341 .089 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 JUP A+ 325 32 82 12 1 3 30 22 38 4 4 .272 .323 .348 .076 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 CPF A 153 33 40 7 2 7 30 16 9 6 3 .299 .386 .537 .239 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 HAR AA 455 48 111 19 1 17 66 32 56 2 2 .264 .319 .435 .171 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 OTT AAA 254 22 59 22 3 4 31 16 42 1 0 .248 .295 .416 .168 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 MON MLB 123 6 27 6 0 0 11 7 24 0 1 .235 .276 .287 .052 .191 -5.2 0.2 -0.5
2001 OTT AAA 369 33 93 27 1 6 43 27 55 2 0 .275 .336 .414 .139 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 MON MLB 48 4 13 3 0 1 6 6 3 0 0 .317 .396 .463 .146 .299 4.7 -0.2 0.4
2002 MON MLB 232 21 57 19 2 5 29 21 41 1 2 .275 .339 .459 .184 .258 10.3 0.1 1.0
2003 MON MLB 377 34 77 26 1 9 46 37 75 0 2 .230 .309 .394 .164 .228 6.2 -0.9 0.5
2004 MON MLB 488 40 112 20 3 12 49 42 63 0 1 .257 .325 .399 .142 .256 25.6 -0.9 2.4
2005 WAS MLB 408 38 99 20 1 10 44 29 48 1 0 .268 .330 .409 .141 .263 25.0 -1.3 2.4
2006 WAS MLB 455 30 105 18 0 4 55 38 67 2 2 .256 .320 .329 .073 .232 8.1 -0.3 0.8
2006 POT A+ 9 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .222 .222 .333 .111 .191 -0.6 0.0 -0.1
2007 WAS MLB 477 33 96 21 1 6 54 56 56 0 0 .235 .326 .336 .100 .236 9.8 -1.9 0.8
2008 NYN MLB 384 30 86 10 0 9 38 42 53 0 0 .257 .339 .367 .110 .256 17.1 0.6 1.8
2009 NYN MLB 194 11 37 11 0 3 24 18 21 0 0 .218 .292 .335 .118 .232 1.9 1.8 0.4
2010 PHI MLB 147 17 30 4 1 4 15 19 25 0 0 .240 .345 .384 .144 .258 6.5 -0.6 0.6
2010 LEH AAA 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .111 .000 .000 .057 -1.5 -0.0 -0.2
2011 REA AA 27 2 6 1 0 0 1 3 4 0 0 .250 .333 .292 .042 .224 -0.7 -0.0 -0.1
2011 PHI MLB 139 11 22 4 0 2 9 11 35 0 0 .176 .246 .256 .080 .188 -6.5 -0.1 -0.7
2012 CLR A+ 23 2 4 2 0 0 2 1 6 0 0 .182 .217 .273 .091 .155 -2.1 -0.0 -0.2
2012 PHI MLB 98 9 20 5 0 2 7 5 15 0 0 .225 .289 .348 .124 .216 1.3 -0.1 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
2008 1266 0.4700 0.4779 0.8050 0.6773 0.3010 0.8958 0.6238 0.1950
2009 683 0.4758 0.4524 0.8544 0.6523 0.2709 0.9292 0.6907 0.1456
2010 553 0.4955 0.4322 0.7824 0.6131 0.2545 0.8929 0.5211 0.2176
2011 540 0.5000 0.4564 0.7480 0.6185 0.2926 0.8743 0.4810 0.2520
2012 383 0.4856 0.4621 0.7966 0.6505 0.2843 0.8843 0.6071 0.1977
Career34250.48170.46030.80130.64970.28430.89730.59620.1981

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2012-08-24 2012-10-04 60-DL 41 37 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
2012-06-25 2012-07-31 15-DL 36 28 Right Ankle Sprain High Ankle - -
2011-05-12 2011-06-24 15-DL 43 40 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2010-07-02 2010-07-07 DTD 5 5 Left Thumb Sprain -
2010-05-09 2010-05-24 15-DL 15 13 Left Ankle Strain Achilles Tendon -
2009-07-29 2009-08-01 DTD 3 3 Knee Soreness -
2009-04-16 2009-05-30 15-DL 44 39 Mid Back Strain -
2009-03-18 2009-03-18 On-Alr 0 0 Right Lower Leg Strain Calf -
2009-03-15 2009-03-25 Camp 10 0 Right Knee Sprain PCL -
2008-09-15 2008-09-15 DTD 0 0 Left Knee Inflammation Bursitis -
2008-06-22 2008-06-24 DTD 2 2 Left Hand Contusion Foul Ball -
2008-04-24 2008-05-04 DTD 10 8 Left Thumb Infection -
2008-04-20 2008-04-23 DTD 3 3 Right Forearm Contusion -
2008-03-09 2008-03-10 Camp 1 0 Right Thigh Soreness Hamstring -
2007-09-08 2007-09-11 DTD 3 3 General Medical Respiratory Flu -
2007-07-18 2007-07-19 DTD 1 1 Right Upper Arm Contusion Triceps HBP -
2007-07-13 2007-07-13 DTD 0 0 Right Knee Contusion Foul Ball -
2007-04-29 2007-04-30 DTD 1 1 General Medical Respiratory Flu -
2007-04-19 2007-04-19 DTD 0 0 Left Knee Soreness -
2007-03-18 2007-03-25 Camp 7 0 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2006-09-17 2006-09-20 DTD 3 3 Groin Soreness -
2006-07-30 2006-07-30 DTD 0 0 Low Back Strain -
2006-05-11 2006-05-26 15-DL 15 14 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2005-09-22 2005-10-03 DTD 11 10 Right Shoulder Inflammation Bursitis -
2005-08-03 2005-08-09 DTD 6 5 Right Shoulder Inflammation Bursitis -
2005-07-31 2005-08-02 DTD 2 1 Right Shoulder Inflammation -
2005-07-10 2005-07-10 DTD 0 0 General Medical Illness Dizziness -
2003-09-24 2003-09-26 DTD 2 1 Hand Contusion Backswing -
2003-02-24 2003-03-23 Camp 27 0 Left Ankle Sprain -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2013 PHI $
2012 PHI $800,000
2011 PHI $1,625,000
2010 PHI $1,125,000
2009 NYN $4,900,000
2008 NYN $4,900,000
2007 WAS $3,500,000
2006 WAS $2,700,000
2005 WAS $2,000,000
2004 MON $350,000
2003 MON $310,000
2002 MON $212,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
11 yrPrevious$22,422,000
11 yrTotal$22,422,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
11 y 125 dBrodie Van Wagenen1 year/$0.8M (2012)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.8M (2012). Re-signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 11/17/11. $0.2M in performance bonuses. Retired 1/13.
  • 2 years/$2.75M (2010-11). Signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/1/09. $0.25M signing bonus. 10:$1M, 11:$1.5M.
  • 4 years/$16M (2006-09). Signed extension with Washington 1/06 (avoided arbitration). 06:$2.7M, 07:$3.5M, 08:$4.9M, 09:$4.9M. $0.5M assignment bonus if traded. Acquired by NY Mets in trade from Washington 11/30/07.
  • 1 year/$2M (2005). Re-signed by Washington 12/04 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.35M (0204). Re-signed 3/04.
  • 1 year/$0.31M (03). Re-signed 3/03.
  • 1 year/$0.212M (2002). Re-signed 3/02.

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2008-07-17 13:00:00 (link to chat)Back to the catchers note for a bit, looking just anecdotely, it does seem to be that the best defensive starting catchers in the big leagues (i.e. Brian Schneider, Pudge, Yadier Malina) tend to be weak hitters who would be in AAA if their defense wasn't so outstanding. But conversely, there are some players who are just medicore to good in terms of hitting (i.e. Matt LeCroy, Ramon Castro), but get much more playing time because they can hit some. Maybe 4A catchers work more on their defense because they know it is more likely that with their limited offensive capabilities that they can be a backup in the big leagues than turn into some power machine and start.
(Pat from Tufts/MetsGeek)
Oh, you didn't tell me it was Mets Geek Pat. There's no need to hide your work area here :-)

Peter Bendix and I were just discussing this over e-mail too. I think it's something we should all take a deep look at outside of the chat sometime. (Marc Normandin)
2008-01-17 14:00:00 (link to chat)The Mets have got to be kidding me that they're going into the season with this rotation, right? Or are they planning to exhume Terry Leach's corpse to round out the staff?
(ElAngelo from Brooklyn, NY)
I was expecting a Bruce Berenyi sighting, actually. It's definitely a pretty dodgy unit, because I don't think anybody should take the '07 seasons of Maine and Oliver Perez as proof that they'll be just fine going forward. That's why I think they need to be taken seriously in the Johan sweepstakes, although it would be pretty amusing if they wound up one Milledge short of being able to swing the deal, just because Omar Minaya was obsessed over the marginal differences between Brian Schneider and Johnny Estrada. (Christina Kahrl)


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Advanced Catching Metrics

Year Framing Chances Extra Strikes Framing Runs Framing Runs per 7000 Blocking Chances PB/WP Saved Blocking Runs Blocking Runs per 7000 Total Receiving Runs Total Receiving Runs per 7000
2008 8299 73 6.7 5.7 4720 -1.0 -0.4 -0.6 6.3 5.1
2009 4220 0 2.0 3.4 2343 2.0 0.6 1.7 2.6 5.1
2010 2900 -36 -3.6 -8.6 1565 0.6 0.1 0.6 -3.4 -8.0
2011 2629 8 1.3 3.5 1380 1.1 0.3 1.4 1.6 5.0
2012 1799 0 -0.4 -1.7 931 0.4 0.1 0.9 -0.3 -0.9
total 19847 41 5.5 2.0 10939 3.8 0.9 0.6 6.5 2.5

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