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Portrait of Ramon Castro

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
13 1603 .237 .310 .424 .251 4.2
Birth Date3-1-1976
Height6' 3"
Weight240 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsR
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
1999 FLO 23 24 78 67 4 12 4 0 2 22 10 14 0 1 0 4 0 0 .179 .282 .328 .210 0.2 -0.1 0.0
2000 FLO 24 50 157 138 10 33 4 0 2 43 16 36 1 2 0 14 0 0 .239 .318 .312 .221 -1.9 0.4 -0.1
2001 FLO 25 7 12 11 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .182 .250 .182 .167 -0.8 -0.0 -0.1
2002 FLO 26 54 119 101 11 24 4 0 6 46 14 24 0 3 1 18 0 0 .238 .322 .455 .260 4.6 0.0 0.5
2003 FLO 27 40 57 53 6 15 2 0 5 32 4 11 0 0 0 8 0 0 .283 .333 .604 .314 4.9 0.2 0.5
2004 FLO 28 32 108 96 9 13 3 0 3 25 11 30 1 0 0 8 0 0 .135 .231 .260 .186 -4.6 0.2 -0.4
2005 NYN 29 99 240 209 26 51 16 0 8 91 25 58 0 3 3 41 1 0 .244 .321 .435 .258 9.7 -1.4 0.8
2006 NYN 30 40 144 126 13 30 7 0 4 49 15 40 1 1 1 12 0 0 .238 .322 .389 .264 6.3 0.2 0.6
2007 NYN 31 52 157 144 24 41 6 0 11 80 10 39 1 2 0 31 0 0 .285 .331 .556 .288 7.8 -0.8 0.7
2008 NYN 32 52 157 143 15 35 7 0 7 63 13 34 1 0 0 24 0 0 .245 .312 .441 .260 5.1 -0.1 0.5
2009 CHA 33 31 84 76 8 14 3 0 4 29 8 23 0 0 0 12 0 0 .184 .262 .382 .224 -0.3 -0.7 -0.1
2009 NYN 33 26 87 79 5 20 5 0 3 34 8 16 0 0 0 13 0 0 .253 .322 .430 .242 2.8 -0.6 0.2
2010 CHA 34 37 128 115 18 32 2 0 8 58 9 26 0 1 3 21 1 0 .278 .328 .504 .276 8.7 0.2 0.9
2011 CHA 35 23 75 68 6 16 3 0 4 31 7 23 0 0 0 10 0 0 .235 .307 .456 .263 2.1 -0.7 0.1
Career5671603142615533866067605151375513821720.237.310.424.25144.6-3.14.2

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
1995 AUB A- 63 254 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .309 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 KIS A+ 36 128 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .253 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 QUD A 96 350 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .289 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 KIS A+ 0 465 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .325 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 JAC AA 0 185 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .271 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 PME AA 0 96 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .297 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 FLO MLB 24 78 .210 .257 .332 .412 .252 .192 97 -4.6 2.1 1.5 -0.1 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0
1999 CLG AAA 0 375 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .278 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 FLO MLB 50 157 .221 .268 .338 .432 .256 .304 101 -7.3 4.3 3 0.4 -0.8 -1.9 -0.1 -1.9 -0.1
2000 CLG AAA 0 234 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .355 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 FLO MLB 7 12 .167 .258 .334 .413 .261 .200 94 -1.2 0.3 0.1 -0.0 0.0 -0.8 -0.1 -0.8 -0.1
2001 CLG AAA 108 433 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .360 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 FLO MLB 54 119 .260 .253 .322 .398 .256 .243 100 0 3.0 1.5 0.0 -0.7 4.6 0.5 4.6 0.5
2003 FLO MLB 40 57 .314 .261 .338 .427 .265 .270 98 3.3 1.5 0.4 0.2 0.2 4.9 0.5 4.9 0.5
2004 FLO MLB 32 108 .186 .263 .330 .427 .262 .159 94 -8.8 3.2 1.9 0.2 -1.2 -4.6 -0.4 -4.6 -0.4
2005 NYN MLB 99 240 .258 .261 .325 .413 .260 .295 96 -0.6 6.9 4.2 -1.4 -0.6 9.7 0.8 9.7 0.8
2006 NYN MLB 40 144 .264 .268 .340 .436 .270 .313 91 0.6 4.3 2.6 0.2 -2.4 6.3 0.6 6.3 0.6
2006 MTS Rk 1 3 .456 .191 .256 .228 .173 .667 122 0.7 0.1 0.1 -0.0 0.0 0.8 0.1 0.8 0.1
2007 NYN MLB 52 157 .288 .271 .339 .430 .262 .312 101 4.9 4.7 2.8 -0.8 -2.6 7.8 0.7 7.8 0.7
2008 NYN MLB 52 157 .260 .272 .340 .429 .269 .275 94 -0.1 4.5 2.6 -0.1 -1.8 5.1 0.5 5.1 0.5
2008 SLU A+ 7 24 .358 .254 .326 .376 .242 .312 104 2.6 0.7 0.4 0.1 -0.1 4.1 0.4 4.1 0.4
2009 CHA MLB 31 84 .224 .262 .332 .414 .260 .204 105 -3.2 2.4 1.4 -0.7 -0.7 -0.3 -0.1 -0.3 -0.1
2009 NYN MLB 26 87 .242 .256 .325 .406 .260 .283 92 -1.7 2.5 1.5 -0.6 0.0 2.8 0.2 2.8 0.2
2010 CHA MLB 37 128 .276 .260 .326 .401 .257 .293 111 2 3.5 2 0.2 0.1 8.7 0.9 8.7 0.9
2010 CHR AAA 4 16 .216 .255 .321 .425 .247 .143 112 -0.8 0.5 0.3 -0.0 0.0 -0.3 -0.0 -0.3 -0.0
2011 CHA MLB 23 75 .263 .256 .321 .392 .259 .293 105 0.3 2.0 1.1 -0.7 -0.9 2.1 0.1 2.1 0.1
2012 CAG Wnt 17 63 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .410 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 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
1995 KIS A+ 128 6 25 5 0 0 8 6 21 0 0 .208 .252 .250 .042 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 AUB A- 254 40 67 17 0 9 49 24 27 0 1 .299 .367 .496 .196 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 QUD A 350 38 78 15 0 7 43 31 61 2 0 .248 .320 .363 .115 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 KIS A+ 465 53 115 22 1 8 65 53 73 1 0 .280 .366 .398 .117 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 PME AA 96 9 22 3 0 3 11 8 21 0 0 .250 .312 .386 .136 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 JAC AA 185 27 43 6 0 8 25 13 31 0 1 .256 .324 .435 .179 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 FLO MLB 78 4 12 4 0 2 4 10 14 0 0 .179 .282 .328 .149 .210 0.2 -0.1 0.0
1999 CLG AAA 375 43 90 22 0 15 61 24 64 0 0 .258 .309 .450 .192 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 FLO MLB 157 10 33 4 0 2 14 16 36 0 0 .239 .318 .312 .072 .221 -1.9 0.4 -0.1
2000 CLG AAA 234 44 73 22 0 14 45 16 38 0 0 .335 .380 .628 .294 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 FLO MLB 12 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 .182 .250 .182 .000 .167 -0.8 -0.0 -0.1
2001 CLG AAA 433 81 131 33 0 27 90 38 74 1 1 .336 .396 .628 .292 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 FLO MLB 119 11 24 4 0 6 18 14 24 0 0 .238 .322 .455 .218 .260 4.6 0.0 0.5
2003 FLO MLB 57 6 15 2 0 5 8 4 11 0 0 .283 .333 .604 .321 .314 4.9 0.2 0.5
2004 FLO MLB 108 9 13 3 0 3 8 11 30 0 0 .135 .231 .260 .125 .186 -4.6 0.2 -0.4
2005 NYN MLB 240 26 51 16 0 8 41 25 58 1 0 .244 .321 .435 .191 .258 9.7 -1.4 0.8
2006 MTS Rk 3 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .667 .667 .667 .000 .456 0.8 -0.0 0.1
2006 NYN MLB 144 13 30 7 0 4 12 15 40 0 0 .238 .322 .389 .151 .264 6.3 0.2 0.6
2007 NYN MLB 157 24 41 6 0 11 31 10 39 0 0 .285 .331 .556 .271 .288 7.8 -0.8 0.7
2008 SLU A+ 24 6 7 1 0 2 5 3 2 0 0 .350 .435 .700 .350 .358 4.1 0.1 0.4
2008 NYN MLB 157 15 35 7 0 7 24 13 34 0 0 .245 .312 .441 .196 .260 5.1 -0.1 0.5
2009 CHA MLB 84 8 14 3 0 4 12 8 23 0 0 .184 .262 .382 .197 .224 -0.3 -0.7 -0.1
2009 NYN MLB 87 5 20 5 0 3 13 8 16 0 0 .253 .322 .430 .177 .242 2.8 -0.6 0.2
2010 CHA MLB 128 18 32 2 0 8 21 9 26 1 0 .278 .328 .504 .226 .276 8.7 0.2 0.9
2010 CHR AAA 16 1 2 0 0 1 2 3 5 0 0 .154 .312 .385 .231 .216 -0.3 -0.0 -0.0
2011 CHA MLB 75 6 16 3 0 4 10 7 23 0 0 .235 .307 .456 .221 .263 2.1 -0.7 0.1
2012 CAG Wnt 63 9 21 4 0 5 17 3 15 0 0 .356 .387 .678 .322 .000 0.0 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
2008 603 0.4760 0.4544 0.7847 0.6167 0.3070 0.8531 0.6598 0.2153
2009 651 0.4823 0.4593 0.7525 0.6274 0.3027 0.8325 0.5980 0.2475
2010 489 0.5337 0.4294 0.8000 0.5900 0.2456 0.9026 0.5179 0.2000
2011 303 0.4851 0.4092 0.7742 0.5646 0.2628 0.8795 0.5610 0.2258
Career20460.49310.44330.77660.6060.28440.86230.59160.2234

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2011-07-10 2011-07-10 On-Alr 0 0 Right Fingers Fracture Index Finger - -
2011-07-10 2011-09-29 15-DL 81 71 Right Hand Surgery Fracture 2011-07-14 -
2010-03-29 2010-05-03 15-DL 35 25 Right Foot Contusion Heel -
2009-05-09 2009-05-12 DTD 3 3 Left Thigh Tightness Quadriceps -
2008-08-27 2008-09-12 15-DL 16 12 Right Thigh Strain Quadriceps -
2008-03-21 2008-05-09 15-DL 49 32 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2007-08-13 2007-09-15 15-DL 33 29 Low Back Arthritis -
2006-08-23 2006-08-23 On-Alr 0 0 Left Knee Surgery Meniscus 2006-08-23 -
2006-07-27 2006-09-27 60-DL 62 56 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique -
2005-05-15 2005-06-02 15-DL 18 16 Right Thigh Strain Quadriceps -
2004-06-02 2004-10-04 60-DL 124 110 Right Surgery Tendon Big Toe 2004-08-12
2002-05-17 2002-06-08 15-DL 22 19 Right Elbow Strain -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2013 LAN $
2011 CHA $1,200,000
2010 CHA $800,000
2009 NYN $2,625,000
2009 CHA $2,625,000
2008 NYN $1,850,000
2007 NYN $850,000
2006 NYN $800,000
2005 NYN $500,000
2004 FLO $400,000
2003 FLO $300,000
2002 FLO $216,000
2001 FLO $214,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
11 yrPrevious$12,380,000
11 yrTotal$12,380,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
10 y 152 dJaime Torres1 year (2013)

Details
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 1/10/13 (minor-league contract). Released by LA Dodgers 3/18/13.
  • 1 year/$1M (2010), plus 2011 club option. Re-signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent. 10:$0.8M, 11:$1.2M club option, $0.2M buyout. White Sox exercised 2011 option 10/26/10.
  • 2 years/$4.6M (2008-09). Re-signed by NY Mets as a free agent 11/16/07. $0.25M signing bonus. 08:$1.85M, 09:$2.5M. Acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from NY Mets 5/29/09.
  • 1 year/$0.85M (2007). Re-signed 1/07 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.8M (2006). Re-signed 1/06 (avoided arbitration). Performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 60,70,80 games.
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2005). Signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/04 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased 4/05.
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2004). Re-signed by Florida 12/03 (avoided arbitration). Refused assignment to Triple-A 10/04.
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2003). Re-signed 3/03.

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This article requires BP Premium accessSkewed Left: Staying Alive in the Independent LeaguesZachary Levine2013-04-23
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This article requires BP Premium accessThe Mets' Mission: Chasing the PennantJohn Perrotto2007-08-22
Prospectus Hit List: Flyover Flops EditionJay Jaffe2007-08-17
Transaction Analysis Special: Free Talent All-StarsChristina Kahrl2007-07-10
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Where Did the Mets Come From?Kevin Goldstein2006-10-17
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: NLCS PreviewJay Jaffe2006-10-11
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: Dodgers vs. MetsJim Baker2006-10-03
Transaction Analysis: September 22-28, 2006Christina Kahrl2006-09-29
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Prospectus Notebook: Orioles, MetsBaseball Prospectus2006-07-19
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Prospectus Notebook: Astros, Mets, Blue JaysBaseball Prospectus2006-06-28
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Good DJoe Sheehan2006-06-14
Prospectus Notebook: Mets, RangersBaseball Prospectus2005-12-30
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Advanced Catching Metrics

Year Framing Chances Extra Strikes Framing Runs Framing Runs per 7000 Blocking Chances PB/WP Saved Blocking Runs Blocking Runs per 7000 Total Receiving Runs Total Receiving Runs per 7000
2008 2948 -33 -2.6 -6.1 1594 0.8 0.2 1.0 -2.4 -5.2
2009 3599 -15 1.7 3.2 2015 2.1 0.6 2.0 2.2 5.2
2010 2503 -2 -2.3 -6.5 1370 1.0 0.3 1.5 -2.0 -5.0
2011 1486 -2 1.4 6.5 787 0.3 0.1 0.9 1.5 7.4
total 10536 -52 -1.7 -1.1 5766 3.4 1.0 1.2 -0.8 0.0

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