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Brian Anderson CFWhite Sox

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
5 883 .227 .290 .370 .227 -0.4
Birth Date3-11-1982
Height6' 2"
Weight220 lbs
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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
2005 CHA 23 13 35 34 3 6 1 0 2 13 0 12 0 0 1 3 1 0 .176 .176 .382 .178 -2.3 -0.0 -0.2
2006 CHA 24 134 405 365 46 82 23 1 8 131 30 90 5 3 2 33 4 7 .225 .290 .359 .230 -1.6 9.8 0.8
2007 CHA 25 13 19 17 3 2 1 0 0 3 2 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 .118 .211 .176 .117 -2.6 0.1 -0.3
2008 CHA 26 109 193 181 24 42 13 0 8 79 10 45 0 0 2 26 5 1 .232 .272 .436 .239 2.1 -4.1 -0.2
2009 BOS 27 21 21 17 7 5 0 0 2 11 3 5 0 1 0 5 0 0 .294 .381 .647 .295 1.8 -1.0 0.1
2009 CHA 27 65 210 185 25 44 9 0 2 59 20 49 3 0 2 13 3 6 .238 .322 .319 .220 -1.8 -4.3 -0.6
Career3558837991081814712229665208847801314.227.290.370.227-4.50.5-0.4

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
2003 GRF Rk 13 59 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .459 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 WNS A+ 69 287 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .361 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 BIR AA 48 209 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .303 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 CHA MLB 13 35 .178 .243 .301 .378 .243 .200 99 -3.1 1.0 -0.1 -0.0 0.1 -2.3 -0.2 -2.3 -0.2
2005 CHR AAA 118 501 .267 .267 .332 .419 .250 .365 108 3.5 14.2 1 -1.6 3.8 21.5 1.8 21.5 1.8
2006 CHA MLB 134 405 .230 .275 .338 .437 .259 .274 111 -13.7 12.2 1.1 9.8 1.3 -1.6 0.8 -1.6 0.8
2007 CHA MLB 13 19 .117 .267 .333 .411 .260 .200 100 -3 0.6 -0.1 0.1 0.1 -2.6 -0.3 -2.6 -0.3
2007 CHR AAA 57 223 .271 .259 .331 .391 .259 .297 96 2.6 6.4 -1.1 -2.6 0.4 7.2 0.4 7.2 0.4
2008 CHA MLB 109 193 .239 .268 .335 .426 .264 .266 103 -4.4 5.6 0.3 -4.1 0.1 2.1 -0.2 2.1 -0.2
2009 BOS MLB 21 21 .295 .277 .349 .459 .271 .273 114 0.8 0.6 -0.2 -1.0 0.6 1.8 0.1 1.8 0.1
2009 CHA MLB 65 210 .220 .264 .333 .423 .262 .313 106 -8.9 6.0 0.4 -4.3 0.3 -1.8 -0.6 -1.8 -0.6
2009 CHR AAA 11 46 .282 .264 .330 .407 .250 .385 103 1.1 1.3 0 -0.1 0.6 4.0 0.4 4.0 0.4
2009 PAW AAA 24 90 .226 .267 .332 .409 .255 .218 98 -3.2 2.6 0 2.3 0.3 1.0 0.3 1.0 0.3

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
2003 GRF Rk 59 6 19 2 1 2 13 9 10 3 1 .388 .492 .592 .204 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 WNS A+ 287 43 81 22 4 8 46 29 44 10 1 .319 .395 .531 .213 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 BIR AA 209 26 50 9 3 4 27 19 30 3 2 .270 .346 .416 .146 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 CHR AAA 501 71 132 24 3 16 57 44 115 4 2 .295 .362 .469 .174 .267 21.5 -1.6 1.8
2005 CHA MLB 35 3 6 1 0 2 3 0 12 1 0 .176 .176 .382 .206 .178 -2.3 -0.0 -0.2
2006 CHA MLB 405 46 82 23 1 8 33 30 90 4 7 .225 .290 .359 .134 .230 -1.6 9.8 0.8
2007 CHR AAA 223 29 51 8 2 8 31 19 47 3 2 .255 .323 .435 .180 .271 7.2 -2.6 0.4
2007 CHA MLB 19 3 2 1 0 0 0 2 7 0 0 .118 .211 .176 .059 .117 -2.6 0.1 -0.3
2008 CHA MLB 193 24 42 13 0 8 26 10 45 5 1 .232 .272 .436 .204 .239 2.1 -4.1 -0.2
2009 CHA MLB 210 25 44 9 0 2 13 20 49 3 6 .238 .322 .319 .081 .220 -1.8 -4.3 -0.6
2009 BOS MLB 21 7 5 0 0 2 5 3 5 0 0 .294 .381 .647 .353 .295 1.8 -1.0 0.1
2009 CHR AAA 46 6 12 1 1 2 5 2 16 0 1 .279 .304 .488 .209 .282 4.0 -0.1 0.4
2009 PAW AAA 90 9 16 4 0 4 8 7 22 0 2 .200 .278 .400 .200 .226 1.0 2.3 0.3

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 667 0.5112 0.4858 0.7253 0.6716 0.2914 0.8210 0.4947 0.2747
2009 832 0.5180 0.4284 0.7612 0.5870 0.2569 0.8340 0.5825 0.2388
Career14990.5150.45390.74520.62460.27230.82820.54340.2548

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2009-04-30 2009-05-19 15-DL 19 16 Right Abdomen Strain Oblique -
2005-10-15 2005-10-15 Minors 0 0 Wrist Surgery Plate Removal -
2003-07-30 2003-07-30 Minors 0 0 Wrist Surgery Circulation Problem -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2009 CHA $440,000
2008 CHA $395,000
2007 CHA $390,000
2006 CHA $330,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$1,555,000
4 yrTotal$1,555,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 53 dGaylord Sports1 year (2012)

Details
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by Colorado as a free agent 4/6/12 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2011). Signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 11/27/10 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.7M (2010). Signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/23/09. $0.1M in performance bonuses. Refused assignment by Kansas City 11/10/10.
  • 1 year/$0.44M (2009). Re-signed by White Sox 2/24/09. Acquired by Boston in trade from Chicago White Sox 7/28/09 (Boston to pay undisclosed portion of $565,574 still due Kotsay in 2009 salary). Non-tendered by Boston 12/12/09.
  • 1 year/$0.395M (2008). Re-signed by White Sox 2/27/08.
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2007). Re-signed by White Sox 2/07.
  • 1 year/$0.33M (2006). Re-signed by White Sox 2/06.
  • 1 year (2005). Contract purchased by White Sox 8/05.
  • Drafted 2003 (1-15) (Arizona). $1.6M signing bonus.

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