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Casper Wells LFCubs

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 29)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
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Birth Date11-23-1984
Height6' 2"
Weight220 lbs
Age29 years, 8 months, 29 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
0.72010
1.52011
0.62012
-1.22013
0.52014
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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
2010 DET 25 36 99 93 14 30 6 1 4 50 6 19 0 0 0 17 0 1 .323 .364 .538 .308 8.7 -2.1 0.7
2011 DET 26 64 125 113 16 29 10 0 4 51 9 29 2 0 1 12 1 0 .257 .323 .451 .273 6.5 0.8 0.8
2011 SEA 26 31 116 102 14 22 1 0 7 44 9 42 5 0 0 15 2 2 .216 .310 .431 .288 5.4 1.5 0.7
2012 SEA 27 93 316 285 42 65 12 3 10 113 26 80 4 0 1 36 3 0 .228 .302 .396 .263 6.9 -1.1 0.6
2013 CHA 28 37 71 66 4 11 1 0 0 12 5 22 0 0 0 1 0 1 .167 .225 .182 .156 -7.2 0.7 -0.7
2013 OAK 28 3 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.013 -1.4 -0.1 -0.2
2013 PHI 28 12 26 24 2 1 1 0 0 2 2 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 .042 .115 .083 .122 -3.0 0.1 -0.3
Career27675868892158314252725720111028164.230.299.395.25815.9-0.21.6

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
2006 ONE A- 35 119 .221 .255 .340 .354 .271 .295 113 -3.5 2.5 -0.7 -0.5 0.7 -1.6 -0.2 -1.6 -0.2
2006 LAK A+ 11 41 .197 .249 .324 .379 .260 .167 94 -2.7 1.1 -0.7 -0.0 0.2 -2.2 -0.2 -2.2 -0.2
2007 ONE A- 67 288 .294 .254 .336 .369 .261 .321 99 11.3 8.9 -3 0.3 1.7 20.4 2.1 20.4 2.1
2007 LAK A+ 2 2 .461 .169 .230 .265 .177 1.000 104 0.5 0.1 0 -0.0 -0.0 0.5 0.0 0.5 0.0
2008 WMI A 50 211 .293 .255 .327 .375 .264 .254 92 6.9 5.8 -2.1 3.2 1.1 12.9 1.7 12.9 1.7
2008 ERI AA 75 313 .305 .269 .337 .415 .260 .323 113 15.2 9.1 -0.1 -3.6 1.3 32.4 2.9 32.4 2.9
2009 ERI AA 86 367 .297 .261 .336 .388 .268 .340 103 13.9 10.1 0.7 -0.3 1.5 24.4 2.5 24.4 2.5
2010 DET MLB 36 99 .308 .252 .319 .394 .248 .371 113 4.8 2.7 -0.7 -2.1 0.6 8.7 0.7 8.7 0.7
2010 TOL AAA 103 430 .261 .260 .328 .408 .252 .271 100 0.7 13.0 0 0.2 -0.6 13.9 1.3 13.9 1.3
2011 DET MLB 64 125 .273 .255 .320 .395 .260 .312 106 1.6 3.4 -1 0.8 -0.3 6.5 0.8 6.5 0.8
2011 SEA MLB 31 116 .288 .248 .310 .396 .256 .283 89 3.2 3.1 -1.1 1.5 -0.4 5.4 0.7 5.4 0.7
2011 TOL AAA 7 30 .401 .265 .335 .406 .258 .471 92 5 0.9 -0.3 -0.0 -0.9 4.1 0.4 4.1 0.4
2012 SEA MLB 93 316 .263 .255 .317 .407 .262 .282 89 1.1 8.7 -2 -1.1 -0.2 6.9 0.6 6.9 0.6
2012 TAC AAA 22 95 .325 .283 .350 .435 .271 .283 101 7 2.8 -0.7 0.3 0.8 10.0 1.0 10.0 1.0
2013 CHA MLB 37 71 .156 .266 .330 .408 .273 .250 99 -7.1 1.9 -0.5 0.7 -1.4 -7.3 -0.7 -7.2 -0.7
2013 OAK MLB 3 5 -.013 .266 .331 .407 .268 .000 91 -1.3 0.1 0 -0.1 0.0 -1.4 -0.2 -1.4 -0.2
2013 PHI MLB 12 26 .122 .252 .304 .391 .251 .062 108 -3.4 0.7 -0.1 0.1 0.2 -2.6 -0.3 -3.0 -0.3
2014 IOW AAA 26 69 .207 .274 .335 .432 .264 .293 90 -4.2 2.1 -0.6 1.1 -0.5 -3.3 -0.2 -3.3 -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
2006 ONE A- 119 19 24 8 0 1 14 9 27 1 1 .229 .305 .333 .105 .221 -1.6 -0.5 -0.2
2006 LAK A+ 41 4 5 1 0 1 4 4 9 1 0 .152 .293 .273 .121 .197 -2.2 -0.0 -0.2
2007 LAK A+ 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 1.000 .500 .461 0.5 -0.0 0.0
2007 ONE A- 288 46 69 18 11 9 47 18 64 8 7 .265 .327 .523 .258 .294 20.4 0.3 2.1
2008 WMI A 211 30 43 7 0 10 26 22 39 17 5 .240 .352 .447 .207 .293 12.9 3.2 1.7
2008 ERI AA 313 60 78 18 6 17 53 30 66 8 3 .289 .376 .589 .300 .305 32.4 -3.6 2.9
2009 ERI AA 367 52 81 18 4 15 41 43 103 8 8 .260 .369 .489 .228 .297 24.4 -0.3 2.5
2010 TOL AAA 430 56 90 22 6 21 46 34 111 7 8 .233 .309 .483 .251 .261 13.9 0.2 1.3
2010 DET MLB 99 14 30 6 1 4 17 6 19 0 1 .323 .364 .538 .215 .308 8.7 -2.1 0.7
2011 DET MLB 125 16 29 10 0 4 12 9 29 1 0 .257 .323 .451 .195 .273 6.5 0.8 0.8
2011 SEA MLB 116 14 22 1 0 7 15 9 42 2 2 .216 .310 .431 .216 .288 5.4 1.5 0.7
2011 TOL AAA 30 4 10 2 2 2 6 3 8 0 0 .370 .433 .815 .444 .401 4.1 -0.0 0.4
2012 SEA MLB 316 42 65 12 3 10 36 26 80 3 0 .228 .302 .396 .168 .263 6.9 -1.1 0.6
2012 TAC AAA 95 18 17 7 2 2 14 20 17 2 1 .239 .415 .479 .239 .325 10.0 0.3 1.0
2013 CHA MLB 71 4 11 1 0 0 1 5 22 0 1 .167 .225 .182 .015 .156 -7.2 0.7 -0.7
2013 OAK MLB 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.013 -1.4 -0.1 -0.2
2013 PHI MLB 26 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 8 0 0 .042 .115 .083 .042 .122 -3.0 0.1 -0.3
2014 IOW AAA 69 6 12 2 0 0 0 8 20 0 0 .197 .290 .230 .033 .207 -3.3 1.1 -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
2010 367 0.5341 0.5177 0.7632 0.7449 0.2573 0.8288 0.5455 0.2368
2011 946 0.5222 0.4841 0.7402 0.6842 0.2655 0.8047 0.5583 0.2598
2012 1232 0.5024 0.4862 0.7045 0.7124 0.2577 0.8095 0.4114 0.2955
2013 368 0.4783 0.4891 0.6722 0.6989 0.2969 0.7886 0.4211 0.3278
Career29130.50980.48990.71940.70560.26510.80770.47720.2806

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-03-13 2014-03-22 Camp 9 0 - Low Back Spasms - -
2013-08-26 2013-09-27 15-DL 32 29 - Vision Problem Vision Problems After November LASIK Surgery - -
2013-03-08 2013-03-14 Camp 6 0 - Neck Soreness - -
2012-09-14 2012-09-18 DTD 4 4 - Neck Stiffness - -
2011-09-17 2011-09-29 DTD 12 12 - General Medical Illness Flu - -
2011-09-05 2011-09-09 DTD 4 4 Left Elbow Contusion HBP - -
2011-08-18 2011-08-19 DTD 1 0 - Face Contusion HBP - -
2010-11-04 2010-11-04 WIN 0 0 Left Knee Inflammation Patellar Tendinitis -
2010-04-09 2010-04-11 Minors 2 0 Right Fingers Dislocation Little Finger -
2009-04-14 2009-06-09 Minors 56 0 Left Wrist Surgery Hamate 2009-04-23

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 CHN $
2013 SEA $505,400
2012 SEA $488,200
2011 DET $418,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$1,411,600
3 yrTotal$1,411,600

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 40 dSelect Sports Group1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 11/20/13 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.5054M (2013). Re-signed by Seattle 3/13. Claimed by Toronto off waivers 4/10/13 after being DFA by Seattle 3/31/13. Acquired by Oakland (for $0.1M cash) in trade 4/22/13 after being DFA by Toronto 4/15/13. Acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade 4/29/13 after being DFA by Oakland 4/28/13. Claimed by Philadelphia off waivers from Chicago White Sox 8/8/13. Sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 10/16/13.
  • 1 year/$0.4882M (2012). Re-signed by Seattle 2/27/12.
  • 1 year/$0.418M (2011). Re-signed by Detroit 3/11. Acquired by Seattle in trade from Detroit 7/30/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Re-signed by Detroit 1/27/10. Recalled 5/14/10. Optioned to Triple-A 5/22/10.
  • 1 year (2009). Contract purchased by Detroit 11/20/08. Re-signed by Detroit 1/26/09. Optioned to Triple-A 3/16/09.
  • Drafted by Detroit 2005 (14-420) (Towson).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .228 .307 .411 .260
11 vs R (Multi) .179 .241 .266 .203
18 Split (Multi) -.049 -.066 -.146 -.056
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.013 -.023 -.037 -.020
30 vs L (2013) .143 .182 .190 .126
31 vs R (2013) .113 .190 .113 .143
38 Split (2013) -.030 .008 -.077 .017
39 LgAvg (2013) -.011 -.021 -.036 -.019

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