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Birth Date11-13-1984
Height5' 10"
Weight200 lbs
Age29 years, 8 months, 0 days
BatsB
ThrowsR
-0.72010
2011
-0.42012
0.12013
0.02014
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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
2007 LAN 22 59 178 166 19 45 14 1 2 67 7 21 3 2 0 17 0 0 .271 .309 .404 .244 4.9 5.0 1.0
2009 LAN 24 6 11 8 0 2 0 0 0 2 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .250 .455 .250 .307 0.9 0.0 0.1
2010 ARI 25 81 201 193 16 45 11 1 1 61 4 47 0 4 0 13 2 1 .233 .244 .316 .193 -5.8 -0.8 -0.7
2012 KCA 27 22 74 70 5 18 2 1 1 25 2 13 1 1 0 15 0 0 .257 .284 .357 .223 -3.3 -0.4 -0.4
2013 SFN 28 53 147 138 21 37 12 3 2 61 6 33 1 1 1 14 0 2 .268 .301 .442 .254 2.3 -1.4 0.1
Career221611575611473966216221165816024.256.285.376.228-1.02.40.1

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
2003 VRO A+ 3 11 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 CGA A 104 383 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .336 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 VRO A+ 11 47 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .500 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 VRO A+ 96 421 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .371 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 JAX AA 24 102 .233 .254 .337 .359 .259 .320 89 -2.7 2.7 0.1 -2.3 -0.2 2.7 0.0 2.7 0.0
2006 JAX AA 118 509 .276 .258 .332 .384 .261 .324 99 5.8 9.6 -0.3 7.2 1.5 16.0 2.5 16.0 2.5
2007 LAN MLB 59 178 .244 .261 .326 .410 .255 .297 99 -3.1 5.3 0.6 5.0 2.1 4.9 1.0 4.9 1.0
2007 LVG AAA 54 253 .298 .292 .353 .453 .270 .409 116 10.6 7.5 1.1 -2.6 2.5 23.3 2.0 23.3 2.0
2009 LAN MLB 6 11 .307 .245 .320 .383 .250 .333 83 0.5 0.3 0 0.0 0.0 0.9 0.1 0.9 0.1
2009 CHT AA 23 90 .220 .262 .336 .390 .273 .338 104 -3.8 2.6 0.1 -0.9 -0.6 -0.7 -0.2 -0.7 -0.2
2009 ABQ AAA 54 236 .347 .270 .336 .408 .277 .384 99 23.7 7.3 0.4 0.9 -3.1 27.8 2.8 27.8 2.8
2010 ARI MLB 81 201 .193 .253 .319 .389 .261 .295 96 -13.7 5.5 0.8 -0.8 0.7 -5.8 -0.7 -5.8 -0.7
2010 RNO AAA 24 102 .285 .285 .356 .448 .274 .431 111 2.9 3.1 0.5 -0.2 0.5 8.0 0.7 8.0 0.7
2011 RNO AAA 120 529 .241 .290 .360 .460 .267 .329 124 -11.8 16.4 1.1 9.0 0.6 6.1 1.4 6.1 1.4
2012 KCA MLB 22 74 .223 .255 .316 .406 .257 .298 104 -2.7 2.1 0.1 -0.4 -2.4 -3.3 -0.4 -3.3 -0.4
2012 OMA AAA 103 453 .290 .280 .343 .438 .274 .365 98 15.4 13.5 5.5 1.4 2.7 38.5 4.0 38.5 4.0
2012 AGU Wnt 12 47 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .312 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 SFN MLB 53 147 .254 .250 .313 .391 .256 .337 99 -0.8 3.9 0 -1.4 0.2 2.3 0.1 2.3 0.1
2013 FRE AAA 22 71 .310 .278 .341 .427 .269 .412 100 3.8 2.0 -0.2 -0.4 -0.9 4.1 0.4 4.1 0.4
2014 FRE AAA 61 239 .265 .287 .354 .446 .275 .284 98 1.4 6.8 0.4 1.2 -0.4 10.2 1.1 10.2 1.1
2014 GIA Rk 1 3 .426 .228 .299 .391 .282 .000 88 0.6 0.1 0 0.0 -0.5 0.2 0.0 0.2 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
2003 VRO A+ 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .000 .091 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 VRO A+ 47 8 18 3 1 0 3 1 8 4 1 .419 .435 .535 .116 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 CGA A 383 50 108 21 8 8 54 8 59 16 12 .302 .324 .472 .170 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 VRO A+ 421 54 129 23 7 4 43 15 56 14 10 .327 .357 .452 .124 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 JAX AA 102 10 24 3 2 0 9 4 21 0 2 .250 .287 .323 .073 .233 2.7 -2.3 0.0
2006 JAX AA 509 66 131 24 3 6 55 33 69 8 4 .287 .344 .392 .105 .276 16.0 7.2 2.5
2007 LVG AAA 253 48 83 22 5 2 18 14 34 5 0 .355 .401 .517 .162 .298 23.3 -2.6 2.0
2007 LAN MLB 178 19 45 14 1 2 17 7 21 0 0 .271 .309 .404 .133 .244 4.9 5.0 1.0
2009 ABQ AAA 236 36 77 18 3 11 48 12 37 3 1 .353 .386 .615 .261 .347 27.8 0.9 2.8
2009 CHT AA 90 11 26 4 1 0 5 1 12 0 2 .292 .300 .360 .067 .220 -0.7 -0.9 -0.2
2009 LAN MLB 11 0 2 0 0 0 1 3 2 0 1 .250 .455 .250 .000 .307 0.9 0.0 0.1
2010 RNO AAA 102 17 33 7 1 2 21 4 21 2 0 .351 .386 .511 .160 .285 8.0 -0.2 0.7
2010 ARI MLB 201 16 45 11 1 1 13 4 47 2 1 .233 .244 .316 .083 .193 -5.8 -0.8 -0.7
2011 RNO AAA 529 83 141 26 5 10 72 30 84 12 7 .292 .335 .429 .137 .241 6.1 9.0 1.4
2012 KCA MLB 74 5 18 2 1 1 15 2 13 0 0 .257 .284 .357 .100 .223 -3.3 -0.4 -0.4
2012 AGU Wnt 47 5 10 0 0 0 1 6 9 0 0 .244 .340 .244 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 OMA AAA 453 60 138 36 5 9 73 14 69 7 2 .322 .347 .492 .170 .290 38.5 1.4 4.0
2013 FRE AAA 71 9 22 9 0 1 9 1 15 1 1 .338 .366 .523 .185 .310 4.1 -0.4 0.4
2013 SFN MLB 147 21 37 12 3 2 14 6 33 0 2 .268 .301 .442 .174 .254 2.3 -1.4 0.1
2014 FRE AAA 239 30 60 14 1 5 26 12 22 3 0 .275 .324 .417 .142 .265 10.2 1.2 1.1
2014 GIA Rk 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 .426 0.2 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
2009 38 0.4211 0.3684 0.5714 0.7500 0.0909 0.5833 0.5000 0.4286
2010 728 0.5371 0.4876 0.8028 0.6292 0.3234 0.8699 0.6514 0.1972
2012 265 0.5623 0.5472 0.8207 0.6510 0.4138 0.8866 0.6875 0.1793
2013 466 0.5021 0.5570 0.7915 0.6795 0.4310 0.8742 0.6600 0.2046
Career14970.52770.51670.79660.65180.3670.86690.65660.2022

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-05-21 2014-06-26 Minors 36 0 - Not Disclosed -
2013-07-29 2013-09-01 15-DL 34 31 Left Knee Bursitis - -
2013-06-16 2013-06-17 DTD 1 1 Right Knee Soreness - -
2013-03-22 2013-06-08 60-DL 78 60 Right Thigh Strain Quadriceps - -
2013-02-16 2013-02-19 Camp 3 0 - Thigh Strain Quadriceps - -
2011-08-10 2011-08-21 Minors 11 0 - Not Disclosed - -
2011-03-23 2011-03-28 Camp 5 0 Back Stiffness -
2010-05-24 2010-06-15 15-DL 22 19 Left Wrist Sprain -
2009-06-12 2009-06-23 Minors 11 0 Left Wrist Inflammation -
2009-06-02 2009-06-10 Minors 8 0 Left Wrist Inflammation -
2009-06-02 2009-06-23 Minors 21 0 Not Disclosed -
2009-04-16 2009-05-04 Minors 18 0 Ankle Sprain High Ankle -
2009-02-27 2009-03-17 Camp 18 0 Right Groin Strain -
2008-03-31 2008-10-16 60-DL 199 162 Right Hip Surgery Labrum 2008-05-28
2008-03-08 2008-03-16 Camp 8 0 Right Hip Strain Gluteal Muscles -
2007-10-03 2007-10-03 Off 0 0 Surgery Sports Hernia 2007-10-03
2007-09-24 2007-10-01 DTD 7 6 Hip Strain Hip Flexor -
2007-07-18 2007-08-13 Minors 26 0 Right Abdomen Strain -
2007-07-07 2007-07-14 DTD 7 3 Right Abdomen Strain -
2007-03-18 2007-03-23 Camp 5 0 Left Shoulder Contusion Bone -
2006-08-21 2006-09-01 Minors 11 0 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
2005-08-17 2005-08-25 Minors 8 8 Ankle Sprain -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 SFN $183,197
2013 SFN $498,000
2012 KCA $
2010 ARI $407,000
2008 ARI $393,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$1,298,000
2011Current$183,197
4 yrPvs + Cur$1,481,197
4 yrTotal$1,481,197

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 170 d1 year/$0.745M (2014)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.745M (2014). Re-signed by San Francisco 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration). Released by San Francisco 3/22/14 (due 45 days' salary, or $183,197). Re-signed by San Francisco as a free agent 3/27/14 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.498M (2013). Claimed by San Francisco off waivers 2/4/13 after being DFA by Kansas City 1/25/13. Signed by San Francisco 3/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/1/11 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Kansas City 8/6/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Sent outright to Triple-A 3/30/11.
  • 1 year/$0.407M (2010). Re-signed by Arizona 3/11/10.
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009). Re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/6/09. Acquired in trade from LA Dodgers 10/9/09 (player to be named in 8/31/09 Jon Garland trade). Received additional 30 days of Major League service in grievance settlement 9/09.
  • 1 year/$0.393M (2008). Re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/2/08.
  • 1 year (2007). Contract purchased 5/22/07.
  • Signed 2002 as amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .284 .320 .457 .273
11 vs R (Multi) .248 .274 .381 .218
18 Split (Multi) -.036 -.047 -.075 -.054
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.007 .000 .004 .002
30 vs L (2013) .309 .356 .527 .310
31 vs R (2013) .241 .264 .386 .213
38 Split (2013) -.068 -.092 -.142 -.096
39 LgAvg (2013) -.008 -.001 .005 .003

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2014-04-22 20:00:00 (link to chat)Help! I have Team 6 in NL All Stars, a 2-time defending division champ. In my quest to try to win the title last year (falling just short), I traded away many of my draft picks for this year. That meant that I wasn't able to draft much depth this year, and what depth I was able to draft (or keep), and whom I was counting on (hoping) to play in the majors are not (George Kottaras, Tommy La Stella, Oscar Tavares, Wilmer Flores, Tony Abreu) or are injured (Carlos Quentin with his annual injury, Josh Johnson). All of this leaves me with exactly one C, two 1B, one 2B, one part-time 3B, one SS, four OFers, five SPs (plus Thornburg), and five SRs. I have three SPs that are in the minors or should pitch later this year (TJ surgery-all Padres) and the aforementioned players languishing in the minors. I'm still competitive (above .500) and wish to remain so this year. What should I be looking for in the upcoming supps? I'd like another SP, but the best two available are Jorge de la Rosa & Jordan Lyles. I don't trust either. Or should I just try to eliminate all the AAA appearances by infielder and outfielder and draft accordingly?
(Mark68 from A Mile High)
We'd probably go with the best SP with one pick and the best middle infielder with the second since a sixth starter can be used regardless and middle infield depth is one of the most painful places to see AAA show up on the weekly results. (Scoresheet Chat with Ben, Jared, and Ian)
2009-11-19 13:00:00 (link to chat)Is Tony Abreu really the solution for the D'backs at 2B? Are they not better off going the free agent route to fill the keystone corner?
(Garrett from Arizona)
I'm not a big fan of Abreu, but again, you can fill second base with any number of options. I think they should have rostered Gotay, to be sure. (Joe Sheehan)
2008-10-09 14:00:00 (link to chat)Do you see Dewitt as a semi long term answer at 2B for the Dodgers? I don't recall their having an upcoming 2B in the system.
(pestevez from Miami)
Gonna double up this question with one my friend Nick keeps trying to submit:

Who is the real Furcal? The .814 OPS from 2006? The .688 in 2007? Should this year's injury issues give the Dodgers pause about resigning him?

Furcal is a fantastic, MVP-caliber player when healthy, which is about two months a year lately. I think his injury should definitely make the Dodgers think twice about signing him. I'm not opposed to it (perhaps overly jazzed about what he's shown in the last three games) but if they do I'd like to see another shorter-term deal (3 years max) with some incentive clauses or vesting options in there.

As for DeWitt, the Dodgers have him, Chin-Lung Hu and hopefully Tony Abreu as up-and-comers, and as I said in last week's roundtable, that leaves them many options to fill their infield in a post-Kent, post-Blake (and post-LaRoche) world. It's too obvious for them to try to let all of those young 'uns have jobs, so they're likely to sign/acquire/retain at least one of the Furcal/Kent/Blake lot and then let the others battle it out for two positions.

I'm not entirely convinced DeWitt's a good enough fielder at 2B. I'm also not convinced his bat can carry 3B yet. I think the chances of one of those two coming through in the next couple years is decent, but I don't know which one, and I'm not sure the Dodgers do either. (Jay Jaffe)
2008-05-20 13:00:00 (link to chat)Dodgers. DeWitt. LaRoche. How's this gonna end? Did LaRoche anger a deity or something?
(jlebeck66 from WI)
Sticking with this topic for a moment, I'm as big a LaRoche booster as you'll find, but DeWitt is knocking the stuffing out of the ball. I don't expect that to continue unabated, but there's no sense in sitting him down right now.

From a long-term standpoint, it's a nice problem to have. I'd hate to see them trade LaRoche, but I don't think they necessarily have to. I wonder whether the Dodgers would consider revisiting the DeWitt-to-second experiment that they tried in 2006, when the kid was at Vero Beach. With Jeff Kent clearly showing his age and Tony Abreu apparently joining the Federal Witness Protection program, that may be a palatable option. (Jay Jaffe)


BP Roundtables

DateRoundtable NameComment
2008-10-02 11:00:00Thursday Playoff Games"JoeR (Syracuse): Have the Dodgers found their future 2nd baseman in Blake Dewitt or do they need to keep looking?"

Between DeWitt, Tony Abreu and Chin-Lung Hu, the Dodgers have some young options to fill their infield in a post-Kent, post-Furcal, post-Blake (and post-LaRoche) world. It's too obvious for them to try to let all of those young 'uns have jobs, so they're likely to sign/acquire/retain at least one of them and then let the others battle it out.

I'm not entirely convinced DeWitt's a good enough fielder at 2B. I'm also not convinced his bat can carry 3B yet. I think the chances of one of those two coming through in the next couple years is decent, but I don't know which one.

(Jay Jaffe)
 

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