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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
20 7515 .263 .307 .415 .253 27.2
Birth Date3-9-1965
Height6' 1"
Weight180 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
1986 SDN 21 17 65 62 10 18 2 0 3 29 2 12 0 1 0 6 0 1 .290 .308 .468 .272 3.5 0.0 0.4
1987 SDN 22 146 572 546 64 164 33 2 18 255 16 112 5 4 1 79 21 12 .300 .324 .467 .276 40.7 0.3 4.1
1988 SDN 23 139 527 492 49 122 22 2 10 178 24 82 1 5 5 46 15 7 .248 .282 .362 .233 13.7 -0.9 1.4
1989 SDN 24 129 494 462 50 109 16 3 16 179 26 89 1 2 3 62 11 6 .236 .277 .387 .245 12.1 1.0 1.4
1990 SDN 25 100 382 344 42 93 8 5 11 144 27 55 3 7 1 53 5 5 .270 .323 .419 .270 22.8 0.3 2.5
1991 SDN 26 152 614 580 60 155 22 3 17 234 23 114 4 7 0 87 8 10 .267 .296 .403 .248 17.6 1.6 2.0
1992 SDN 27 106 411 386 37 97 21 0 10 148 21 52 0 4 0 42 2 5 .251 .287 .383 .238 7.6 -0.3 0.8
1993 FLO 28 139 515 469 49 108 19 6 13 178 37 88 5 4 0 50 10 7 .230 .291 .380 .249 15.4 -0.9 1.5
1994 FLO 29 101 369 337 35 92 14 2 11 143 25 57 1 4 2 41 1 2 .273 .322 .424 .243 12.4 2.1 1.4
1995 CIN 30 81 296 266 40 76 20 0 11 129 24 48 4 2 0 44 2 2 .286 .351 .485 .281 17.4 -1.3 1.6
1996 PHI 31 136 533 481 71 127 21 2 30 242 49 104 1 2 0 85 2 0 .264 .332 .503 .282 38.5 0.0 3.7
1997 TOR 32 97 366 341 31 83 10 0 13 132 17 80 2 5 1 42 1 0 .243 .279 .387 .235 5.6 -1.5 0.4
1998 TOR 33 15 30 29 3 9 5 0 0 14 1 6 0 0 0 4 0 0 .310 .333 .483 .273 1.2 -0.1 0.1
1999 CHN 34 109 386 350 28 87 18 3 7 132 32 71 2 2 0 36 1 1 .249 .313 .377 .234 1.9 -0.9 0.1
2000 CIN 35 89 277 252 22 66 11 1 8 103 19 45 1 5 0 45 2 2 .262 .310 .409 .238 5.2 0.8 0.6
2001 SFN 36 133 515 477 39 125 25 4 6 176 23 78 2 6 7 45 5 4 .262 .295 .369 .232 2.9 0.9 0.4
2002 SFN 37 126 517 478 56 133 24 5 16 215 27 73 2 7 3 74 4 2 .278 .315 .450 .270 27.9 -2.1 2.6
2003 SFN 38 108 434 401 53 112 21 2 11 170 29 69 2 2 0 56 0 1 .279 .329 .424 .263 19.2 0.4 1.9
2004 KCA 39 49 189 175 15 48 10 0 6 76 8 32 2 1 3 23 1 2 .274 .312 .434 .249 4.5 -0.2 0.4
2005 PIT 40 6 23 23 1 6 1 1 0 9 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .261 .391 .245 0.4 -0.1 0.0
Career197875156951755183032341217288643012703870269209169.263.307.415.253270.5-0.827.2

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
1983 MIA A+ 122 456 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .287 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1984 RNO A+ 114 464 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .306 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1985 BEA AA 101 401 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .335 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1986 SDN MLB 17 65 .272 .252 .312 .374 .252 .312 101 0.8 1.8 1.1 0.0 0.8 3.5 0.4 3.5 0.4
1986 LVG AAA 117 461 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .317 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1987 SDN MLB 146 572 .276 .258 .322 .398 .254 .348 97 9.7 16.9 10.2 0.3 -1.9 40.7 4.1 40.7 4.1
1988 SDN MLB 139 527 .233 .246 .305 .357 .251 .277 98 -13.8 13.8 8.3 -0.9 -0.4 13.7 1.4 13.7 1.4
1989 SDN MLB 129 494 .245 .246 .307 .367 .253 .259 99 -7 12.9 7.8 1.0 -2.3 12.1 1.4 12.1 1.4
1990 SDN MLB 100 382 .270 .255 .317 .380 .258 .288 99 4 10.2 6.1 0.3 1.6 22.8 2.5 22.8 2.5
1990 LVG AAA 6 24 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .278 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 SDN MLB 152 614 .248 .251 .315 .371 .256 .303 102 -7.4 16.6 10 1.6 -2.3 17.6 2.0 17.6 2.0
1992 SDN MLB 106 411 .238 .251 .310 .368 .254 .265 103 -8.7 10.7 6.4 -0.3 -0.4 7.6 0.8 7.6 0.8
1992 LVG AAA 4 14 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .273 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 FLO MLB 139 515 .249 .264 .322 .398 .257 .255 99 -5.8 14.8 8.8 -0.9 -2.5 15.4 1.5 15.4 1.5
1994 FLO MLB 101 369 .243 .265 .325 .413 .253 .297 105 -7 11.2 6.6 2.1 -3.0 12.4 1.4 12.4 1.4
1995 CIN MLB 81 296 .281 .260 .324 .401 .254 .311 103 7 8.9 5 -1.3 -1.7 17.4 1.6 17.4 1.6
1996 PHI MLB 136 533 .282 .260 .324 .406 .250 .278 98 13.6 16.5 7.6 0.0 1.3 38.5 3.7 38.5 3.7
1997 TOR MLB 97 366 .235 .266 .332 .419 .260 .277 94 -9.9 10.1 6.4 -1.5 -3.3 5.6 0.4 5.6 0.4
1998 TOR MLB 15 30 .273 .254 .319 .406 .254 .391 92 0.4 0.8 0.5 -0.1 0.4 1.2 0.1 1.2 0.1
1998 DUN A+ 0 40 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .185 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 SYR AAA 0 23 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .263 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 CHN MLB 109 386 .234 .264 .338 .424 .258 .292 100 -11.9 10.5 7.2 -0.9 -5.4 1.9 0.1 1.9 0.1
2000 CIN MLB 89 277 .238 .265 .341 .425 .258 .284 101 -7.2 7.6 5 0.8 0.1 5.2 0.6 5.2 0.6
2001 SFN MLB 133 515 .232 .261 .328 .427 .259 .298 96 -16 13.9 9.1 0.9 -7.5 2.9 0.4 2.9 0.4
2002 SFN MLB 126 517 .270 .260 .326 .418 .259 .295 97 5.7 13.2 9 -2.1 1.1 27.9 2.6 27.9 2.6
2003 SFN MLB 108 434 .263 .261 .329 .417 .259 .313 98 1.3 11.4 7.7 0.4 0.0 19.2 1.9 19.2 1.9
2004 KCA MLB 49 189 .249 .272 .334 .435 .261 .304 104 -2.4 5.6 3.4 -0.2 -1.6 4.5 0.4 4.5 0.4
2005 PIT MLB 6 23 .245 .246 .314 .392 .253 .300 94 -0.4 0.7 0.4 -0.1 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0
2005 SLU A+ 3 10 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 NOR AAA 9 39 .244 .277 .330 .428 .252 .320 91 -0.6 1.1 0.5 -0.0 -0.0 -0.1 -0.0 -0.1 -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
1983 MIA A+ 456 34 106 25 3 5 56 11 79 3 7 .247 .273 .354 .107 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1984 RNO A+ 464 64 116 20 6 16 83 36 75 5 2 .279 .341 .471 .192 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1985 BEA AA 401 55 111 16 6 5 52 16 59 12 2 .298 .324 .414 .116 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1986 LVG AAA 461 55 125 26 3 17 71 17 81 19 7 .286 .313 .476 .190 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1986 SDN MLB 65 10 18 2 0 3 6 2 12 0 1 .290 .308 .468 .177 .272 3.5 0.0 0.4
1987 SDN MLB 572 64 164 33 2 18 79 16 112 21 12 .300 .324 .467 .167 .276 40.7 0.3 4.1
1988 SDN MLB 527 49 122 22 2 10 46 24 82 15 7 .248 .282 .362 .114 .233 13.7 -0.9 1.4
1989 SDN MLB 494 50 109 16 3 16 62 26 89 11 6 .236 .277 .387 .152 .245 12.1 1.0 1.4
1990 SDN MLB 382 42 93 8 5 11 53 27 55 5 5 .270 .323 .419 .148 .270 22.8 0.3 2.5
1990 LVG AAA 24 5 6 2 0 1 8 3 1 0 0 .300 .391 .550 .250 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 SDN MLB 614 60 155 22 3 17 87 23 114 8 10 .267 .296 .403 .136 .248 17.6 1.6 2.0
1992 LVG AAA 14 3 4 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 .308 .357 .538 .231 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 SDN MLB 411 37 97 21 0 10 42 21 52 2 5 .251 .287 .383 .132 .238 7.6 -0.3 0.8
1993 FLO MLB 515 49 108 19 6 13 50 37 88 10 7 .230 .291 .380 .149 .249 15.4 -0.9 1.5
1994 FLO MLB 369 35 92 14 2 11 41 25 57 1 2 .273 .322 .424 .151 .243 12.4 2.1 1.4
1995 CIN MLB 296 40 76 20 0 11 44 24 48 2 2 .286 .351 .485 .199 .281 17.4 -1.3 1.6
1996 PHI MLB 533 71 127 21 2 30 85 49 104 2 0 .264 .332 .503 .239 .282 38.5 0.0 3.7
1997 TOR MLB 366 31 83 10 0 13 42 17 80 1 0 .243 .279 .387 .144 .235 5.6 -1.5 0.4
1998 DUN A+ 40 4 6 1 0 1 5 3 9 3 0 .162 .225 .270 .108 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 TOR MLB 30 3 9 5 0 0 4 1 6 0 0 .310 .333 .483 .172 .273 1.2 -0.1 0.1
1998 SYR AAA 23 0 5 2 0 0 2 1 3 0 0 .227 .261 .318 .091 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 CHN MLB 386 28 87 18 3 7 36 32 71 1 1 .249 .313 .377 .129 .234 1.9 -0.9 0.1
2000 CIN MLB 277 22 66 11 1 8 45 19 45 2 2 .262 .310 .409 .147 .238 5.2 0.8 0.6
2001 SFN MLB 515 39 125 25 4 6 45 23 78 5 4 .262 .295 .369 .107 .232 2.9 0.9 0.4
2002 SFN MLB 517 56 133 24 5 16 74 27 73 4 2 .278 .315 .450 .172 .270 27.9 -2.1 2.6
2003 SFN MLB 434 53 112 21 2 11 56 29 69 0 1 .279 .329 .424 .145 .263 19.2 0.4 1.9
2004 KCA MLB 189 15 48 10 0 6 23 8 32 1 2 .274 .312 .434 .160 .249 4.5 -0.2 0.4
2005 NOR AAA 39 5 8 1 0 0 4 4 8 0 0 .242 .342 .273 .030 .244 -0.1 -0.0 -0.0
2005 SLU A+ 10 1 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 .333 .400 .444 .111 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 PIT MLB 23 1 6 1 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 .261 .261 .391 .130 .245 0.4 -0.1 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

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2005-04-15 2005-05-08 15-DL 23 20 General Medical Illness Virus -
2004-06-19 2004-10-04 60-DL 107 98 Left Hand Fracture -
2003-07-14 2003-07-29 15-DL 15 11 Left Fingers Dislocation Little Finger -
1998-04-01 1998-09-03 15-DL 155 140 Right Knee Recovery From Sprain From Car Accident - -
1998-01-04 1998-01-04 Off 0 0 Right Knee Sprain From Car Accident - -
1997-04-14 1997-04-29 15-DL 15 13 Left Foot Contusion Foul Ball - -
1995-05-08 1995-07-04 15-DL 57 51 Right Elbow Surgery Loose Bodies 1995-05-25 -
1992-06-01 1992-07-11 15-DL 40 37 Right Fingers Fracture Little Finger Sliding - -
1990-06-15 1990-08-10 15-DL 56 52 Left Forearm Fracture Ulna HBP - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2005 PIT $2,150,000
2004 KCA $2,150,000
2003 SFN $1,500,000
2002 SFN $2,044,168
2001 SFN $500,000
2000 CIN $650,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
6 yrPrevious$8,994,168
6 yrTotal$8,994,168

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
18 y 22 dGreg Genske, Gregg Clifton2 yr/$4.3M (04-05)

Details
  • signed as a free agent from PIT 6/05 (minor-league contract) released 5/05 acquired in trade from KC 12/04 (KC paying c$1.075M of 05 salary
  • 04:$2.15M, 05:$2.15M
  • bonuses: $0.15M/150 g, $0.3M/550 plate appearances
  • signed as a free agent from SF 12/03
  • 2 year/$3.75M (02-03) $0.3M signing bonus, 02:$1.95M, 03:$1.5M
  • bonuses to $0.625M (plate appearances)

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