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2016 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 30)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
250 .211 10 27 32 1 .240 -0.3
Birth Date7-8-1985
Height6' 5"
Weight235 lbs
Age31 years, 2 months, 19 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2012
2013
2014
2015
-0.32016
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

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

Statistics for All Levels

'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
2005 PRI Rk 45 191 .273 .264 .336 .407 .000 .356 99 2.4 5.1 -3.3 2.7 -0.1 4.2 0.6 4.2 0.6
2006 HUD A- 69 281 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .318 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 CGA A 100 381 .266 .254 .327 .382 .000 .317 99 2.5 12.0 -7.7 -4.5 2.0 8.9 0.4 8.9 0.4
2008 VRO A+ 132 531 .234 .252 .328 .368 .000 .279 101 -14.9 15.5 -9.9 -5.4 1.0 -8.4 -1.4 -8.4 -1.4
2009 PCH A+ 51 215 .264 .248 .319 .347 .000 .320 98 0.8 6.1 -3.9 -2.2 -1.7 1.3 -0.1 1.3 -0.1
2009 MNT AA 77 312 .237 .250 .329 .370 .000 .335 92 -7.4 8.6 -5.5 -4.2 -1.2 -5.5 -1.0 -5.5 -1.0
2010 PCH A+ 6 18 .236 .254 .327 .379 .000 .500 94 -0.5 0.5 -0.3 0.0 -0.7 -1.0 -0.1 -1.0 -0.1
2010 MNT AA 87 347 .239 .264 .339 .389 .000 .315 98 -7.8 10.0 -6.4 0.2 -3.3 -7.4 -0.7 -7.4 -0.7
2010 RAY Rk 6 26 .297 .236 .310 .341 .000 .273 108 0.9 0.9 -0.6 0.0 -0.0 1.3 0.1 1.3 0.1
2012 WIL A+ 67 289 .340 .262 .326 .395 .000 .378 91 25.9 8.6 -5.5 -2.2 -0.8 28.1 2.6 28.1 2.6
2013 NWA AA 131 524 .271 .249 .312 .386 .000 .288 104 5.8 14.2 -9 -2.0 -1.4 9.7 0.8 9.7 0.7
2014 OMA AAA 125 512 .289 .273 .337 .426 .000 .332 96 17 15.3 -9.8 -3.4 -1.3 21.2 1.8 21.2 1.8
2015 MOB AA 8 25 .193 .273 .342 .402 .000 .267 90 -1.7 0.7 -0.4 0.2 -0.2 -1.6 -0.2 -1.6 -0.2
2015 OMA AAA 53 194 .245 .259 .326 .380 .000 .373 96 -3.2 5.4 -3.4 0.1 -3.0 -4.2 -0.4 -4.2 -0.4

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
2005 PRI Rk 191 29 45 10 0 8 35 10 65 1 1 .254 .305 .446 .192 .273 4.2 2.7 0.6
2006 HUD A- 281 28 64 17 0 7 29 7 80 4 2 .241 .276 .383 .143 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 CGA A 381 44 89 23 0 19 71 19 120 4 1 .247 .289 .469 .222 .266 8.9 -4.5 0.4
2008 VRO A+ 531 62 110 25 2 18 57 33 134 9 4 .228 .298 .400 .172 .234 -8.4 -5.4 -1.4
2009 PCH A+ 215 24 52 9 1 11 45 5 62 2 2 .259 .297 .478 .219 .264 1.3 -2.2 -0.1
2009 MNT AA 312 38 70 14 1 5 32 18 85 1 0 .246 .310 .356 .109 .237 -5.5 -4.2 -1.0
2010 RAY Rk 26 3 5 0 0 2 5 3 9 3 0 .227 .346 .500 .273 .297 1.3 0.0 0.1
2010 PCH A+ 18 2 3 0 0 1 1 2 11 0 0 .188 .278 .375 .188 .236 -1.0 0.0 -0.1
2010 MNT AA 347 33 68 14 0 12 50 29 119 0 0 .220 .295 .382 .162 .239 -7.4 0.2 -0.7
2012 WIL A+ 289 41 71 10 2 17 41 32 94 3 1 .281 .367 .538 .257 .340 28.1 -2.2 2.6
2013 NWA AA 524 68 101 17 1 31 87 60 181 6 6 .222 .324 .469 .247 .271 9.7 -2.0 0.7
2014 OMA AAA 512 67 122 29 2 28 81 36 156 1 1 .262 .326 .514 .252 .289 21.2 -3.4 1.8
2015 OMA AAA 194 16 42 12 1 4 25 17 69 1 1 .244 .314 .395 .151 .245 -4.2 0.1 -0.4
2015 MOB AA 25 5 5 1 0 1 2 0 9 0 0 .200 .200 .360 .160 .193 -1.6 0.2 -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 CSAA_CHANCES CSAA_RT

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2010-07-22 2010-08-04 Minors 13 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

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Details

2016 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/15/2015 05:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
90o 314 41 71 15 1 15 45 26 105 1 1 .251 .325 .473 .282 10.0 1B -2, LF 0 0.9
80o 292 36 62 13 1 13 40 23 100 1 1 .238 .309 .447 .267 5.3 1B -2, LF 0 0.4
70o 276 33 57 12 1 12 37 21 96 1 1 .228 .297 .428 .257 2.3 1B -1, LF 0 0.1
60o 263 30 52 11 1 11 34 20 93 1 1 .219 .287 .412 .249 -0.1 1B -1, LF 0 -0.2
50o 250 28 48 10 1 10 31 18 90 1 1 .211 .278 .397 .240 -2.1 1B -1, LF 0 -0.4
40o 237 26 44 9 1 9 29 16 86 1 0 .204 .268 .382 .232 -3.8 1B -1, LF 0 -0.6
30o 224 23 39 8 1 8 26 15 82 1 0 .195 .258 .367 .224 -5.5 1B -1, LF 0 -0.7
20o 208 21 36 7 1 8 23 13 78 1 0 .186 .246 .348 .213 -7.2 1B -1, LF 0 -0.9
10o 186 17 30 6 1 6 20 11 71 0 0 .173 .230 .323 .199 -9.0 1B -1, LF 0 -1.1
Weighted Mean25629501011132199111.215.282.404.244-1.21B -1, LF 0-0.3

2016 Rest-of-Season Forecast

Last Update: 9/27/2016 12:00 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
90o 314 41 71 15 1 15 45 26 105 1 1 .251 .325 .473 .282 11.8 1B -1, 1.1
80o 292 36 62 13 1 13 40 23 100 1 1 .238 .309 .447 .267 6.9 1B -1, 0.6
70o 276 33 57 12 1 12 37 21 96 1 1 .228 .297 .428 .257 3.8 1B -1, 0.3
60o 263 30 52 11 1 11 34 20 93 1 1 .219 .287 .412 .249 1.4 1B -1, 0.0
50o 250 28 48 10 1 10 31 18 90 1 1 .211 .278 .397 .241 -0.6 1B -1, -0.2
40o 237 26 44 9 1 9 29 16 86 1 0 .204 .268 .382 .232 -2.5 1B -1, -0.4
30o 224 23 39 8 1 8 26 15 82 1 0 .195 .258 .367 .224 -4.2 1B -1, -0.6
20o 208 21 36 7 1 8 23 13 78 1 0 .186 .246 .348 .214 -6.0 1B -1, -0.7
10o 186 17 30 6 1 6 20 11 71 0 0 .173 .230 .323 .199 -7.9 1B -1, -0.9
Weighted Mean25629501011132199111.215.282.404.2440.31B -1,-0.1

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
4% 7% 5% 15% 24%

Preseason Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2016 Projections)

Playing time estimates are based on performance, not Depth Charts.
Year Age PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP VORP BRR POS_ADJ REP_ADJ RAA FRAA
20173143453841821957321571.211.279.406.244-0.4-1.7-0.9-4.710.7-6.9-2.2
20183238145711511548271370.207.272.389.236-0.7-4.3-0.8-4.29.4-8.8-2.0
20193333440621311342241210.207.274.387.237-0.6-3.8-0.7-3.88.3-7.7-1.7
20203433440631311342241210.206.272.386.235-0.7-4.4-0.8-3.88.3-8.0-1.7
20213533139621311341231200.205.270.382.234-0.7-5.0-0.8-3.98.2-8.5-1.7
20223631937591211239221150.204.270.378.232-0.8-5.3-0.7-3.87.9-8.6-1.6
20233731236581211237221130.203.268.372.230-0.8-6.0-0.7-3.87.7-9.2-1.6
20243829434541111135201070.201.266.369.228-0.8-6.2-0.7-3.77.3-9.1-1.5
20253928633521011033191040.200.264.365.226-0.9-6.7-0.7-3.67.1-9.5-1.5

Long-Term Forecast Based on RoS PECOTA (Beyond the 2016 Projections)

Playing time estimates are based on performance, not Depth Charts.
Year Age PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP VORP BRR POS_ADJ REP_ADJ RAA FRAA
2017312503148101113318900.213.280.408.2450.01.5-0.5-1.89.4-5.6-1.3
20183239546751711650251390.207.266.392.235-0.6-3.6-0.9-3.010.3-10.0-2.1
202034549681042012574382040.208.272.405.242-0.6-3.0-1.3-4.49.8-7.1-2.8
202135546661042412371352010.210.270.402.239-0.7-4.0-1.4-4.610.7-8.6-2.8
202236554671042022371401960.208.274.395.239-0.7-3.9-1.2-4.811.8-9.8-2.9
202337561661052432067441950.208.282.384.241-0.7-3.3-1.2-5.011.7-8.8-2.9

Upside By Year

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 PEAK 5
3.13.50.712.62.210.8

Previous Year Preseason Upside By Year

Yr Proj 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 PEAK 5
20156.71.540.3out of baseball0.112.6

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Rank Score Name Year TAv Trend
1 91 Mitch Jones 2008 .000 DNP
2 91 Joe Koshansky 2012 .000 DNP
3 88 Brad Eldred 2011 .000 DNP
4 86 Stefan Gartrell 2014 .000 DNP
5 85 Jorge Vazquez 2012 .000 DNP
6 83 Jason Dubois 2009 .000 DNP
7 83 Randy Ruiz 2008 .268
8 82 Mike Hessman 2008 .399
9 82 Rhyne Hughes 2014 .000 DNP
10 80 Brad Snyder 2012 .000 DNP
11 80 Jonathan Van Every 2010 .240
12 80 Brock Peterson 2014 .000 DNP
13 79 Dallas McPherson 2011 .154
14 77 Jeff Larish 2013 .000 DNP
15 77 Matt Spring 2015 .000 DNP
16 77 Pete Laforest 2008 .000 DNP
17 77 Mike Costanzo 2014 .000 DNP
18 76 Bryan LaHair 2013 .000 DNP
19 76 Brandon Larson 2006 .000 DNP
20 76 Kevin Richardson 2011 .000 DNP
21 76 Nate Gold 2010 .000 DNP
22 76 Chris Colabello 2014 .244
23 76 Seth Bynum 2011 .000 DNP
24 75 Brent Clevlen 2014 .000 DNP
25 75 Luke Montz 2014 .000 DNP
26 75 John-Ford Griffin 2010 .000 DNP
27 74 Mike Wilson 2013 .000 DNP
28 74 Matt Carson 2012 .226
29 74 Earl Snyder 2006 .000 DNP
30 74 Justin Ruggiano 2012 .322
31 74 Bucky Jacobsen 2006 .000 DNP
32 73 Jon Knott 2009 .000 DNP
33 73 Mark Hamilton 2015 .000 DNP
34 73 Daniel Dorn 2015 .155
35 73 Erik Kratz 2010 .127
36 73 Jason Botts 2011 .000 DNP
37 73 Tim Pahuta 2013 .000 DNP
38 73 Todd Linden 2010 .000 DNP
39 72 David Cook 2012 .000 DNP
40 72 Kevin Barker 2006 .213
41 72 Mark Saccomanno 2010 .000 DNP
42 72 Jerad Head 2013 .000 DNP
43 72 Jeff Clement 2014 .000 DNP
44 72 Ryan Shealy 2010 .030
45 72 Justin Leone 2007 .000 DNP
46 72 Bobby Scales 2008 .000 DNP
47 72 Laynce Nix 2011 .282
48 72 Valentino Pascucci 2009 .000 DNP
49 72 Shelley Duncan 2010 .258
50 71 Mike Hollimon 2012 .000 DNP
51 71 Javier Herrera 2015 .000 DNP
52 71 Brooks Conrad 2010 .289
53 71 Terry Evans 2012 .000 DNP
54 71 Brandon Moss 2014 .288
55 71 Ryan Ludwick 2009 .275
56 71 Wily Mo Pena 2012 .000 DNP
57 71 Justin Maxwell 2014 .170
58 71 Juan Miranda 2013 .000 DNP
59 71 Jeff Bailey 2009 .246
60 71 Doug Deeds 2011 .000 DNP
61 70 Nick Gorneault 2009 .000 DNP
62 70 Josh Phelps 2008 .239
63 70 Tagg Bozied 2010 .000 DNP
64 70 Donnie Murphy 2013 .290
65 70 Darren Blakely 2007 .000 DNP
66 70 Andrew Brown 2015 .000 DNP
67 70 Ben Lasater 2014 .000 DNP
68 70 Marcus Thames 2007 .257
69 70 Josh Fields 2013 .000 DNP
70 70 Cory Aldridge 2009 .000 DNP
71 70 Hector Gimenez 2013 .254
72 70 Matt Cepicky 2008 .000 DNP
73 70 Trent Oeltjen 2013 .000 DNP
74 69 Kelly Shoppach 2010 .241
75 69 Brian Stavisky 2011 .000 DNP
76 69 Mark Minicozzi 2013 .000 DNP
77 69 Juan Richardson 2009 .000 DNP
78 69 Yurendell de Caster 2010 .000 DNP
79 69 Paul McAnulty 2011 .000 DNP
80 68 Marquez Smith 2015 .000 DNP
81 68 Brad Nelson 2013 .000 DNP
82 68 Anthony Recker 2014 .240
83 68 Chris Aguila 2009 .000 DNP
84 68 Chris Shelton 2010 .000 DNP
85 67 Craig Wilson 2007 .208
86 67 Russell Branyan 2006 .285
87 67 David Ross 2007 .223
88 67 George Lombard 2006 .221
89 67 Carlos Pena 2008 .299
90 67 Lorenzo Scott 2012 .000 DNP
91 67 Brandon Boggs 2013 .000 DNP
92 67 Jake Fox 2013 .000 DNP
93 67 Jeremy Hermida 2014 .000 DNP
94 67 Steve Balboni 1987 .244
95 67 Scott Thorman 2012 .000 DNP
96 67 Joe Dillon 2006 .000 DNP
97 67 Micah Hoffpauir 2010 .153
98 66 Wilson Betemit 2012 .261
99 66 Simon Pond 2007 .000 DNP
100 66 Kila Ka'aihue 2014 .000 DNP

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BP Unfiltered: Dreams of FieldsJeff Quinton2015-03-17


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