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Birth Date2-24-1988
Height6' 1"
Weight220 lbs
Age26 years, 6 months, 25 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2010
1.02011
-0.42012
-1.12013
0.42014
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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
2011 MIN 23 21 88 76 8 27 6 0 4 45 12 13 0 0 0 14 0 0 .355 .443 .592 .354 8.2 1.6 1.0
2012 MIN 24 64 210 192 18 44 10 2 5 73 13 52 4 1 0 19 0 0 .229 .290 .380 .233 -3.5 -0.3 -0.4
2013 MIN 25 101 333 294 21 67 13 0 8 104 33 81 3 3 0 24 1 1 .228 .309 .354 .244 -2.2 -8.2 -1.1
2014 MIN 26 83 262 243 25 62 11 0 7 94 17 62 1 1 0 26 0 3 .255 .305 .387 .245 -0.0 2.9 0.3
Career2698938057220040224316752088508314.248.317.393.2522.4-4.1-0.2

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
2006 BLT A 11 27 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .385 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 TWI Rk 45 179 .327 .248 .329 .351 .260 .354 96 13.3 5.4 -2.4 -2.3 0.0 17.5 1.5 17.5 1.5
2007 BLT A 128 501 .265 .250 .322 .366 .257 .312 94 2.9 16.0 -6.4 -6.7 -1.2 14.2 0.8 14.2 0.8
2008 BLT A 69 289 .311 .252 .319 .372 .262 .308 101 15.1 8.2 -4.5 -1.9 -0.1 19.6 1.8 19.6 1.8
2009 FTM A+ 123 501 .290 .253 .324 .365 .254 .313 96 15.9 14.7 -7.7 1.6 -1.0 21.6 2.4 21.6 2.4
2010 FTM A+ 22 93 .339 .251 .322 .410 .265 .373 87 6.7 2.3 -1.4 1.1 -1.3 5.2 0.6 5.2 0.6
2010 NBR AA 111 463 .261 .257 .331 .393 .256 .319 101 0.3 13.4 -7.4 9.2 -1.6 4.3 1.4 4.3 1.4
2011 MIN MLB 21 88 .354 .258 .321 .410 .262 .390 104 8.1 2.4 -1.5 1.6 -0.3 8.2 1.0 8.2 1.0
2011 NBR AA 142 610 .311 .259 .325 .398 .272 .322 89 34.3 18.0 -10.9 5.5 0.8 43.4 4.9 43.4 4.9
2012 MIN MLB 64 210 .233 .250 .314 .402 .258 .287 105 -5.7 5.8 -2.9 -0.3 -0.7 -3.5 -0.4 -3.5 -0.4
2012 ROC AAA 64 282 .381 .253 .321 .383 .248 .373 92 38.3 8.4 -5.4 7.3 -2.7 39.3 4.6 39.3 4.6
2013 MIN MLB 101 333 .244 .247 .309 .385 .257 .284 100 -5.2 8.8 -3.7 -8.2 -5.4 -2.2 -1.1 -2.2 -1.1
2013 ROC AAA 45 198 .253 .254 .320 .378 .248 .264 107 -1.5 5.7 -3.1 1.4 -1.5 -1.2 0.0 -1.2 0.0
2014 MIN MLB 83 262 .245 .251 .311 .387 .258 .314 110 -3.7 6.8 -2.7 2.9 -2.4 -0.0 0.3 -0.0 0.3
2014 ROC AAA 32 135 .312 .265 .330 .398 .254 .326 102 8 4.0 -2.3 -0.7 -0.3 8.1 0.7 8.1 0.7

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 TWI Rk 179 29 43 7 4 8 32 23 47 3 3 .279 .373 .532 .253 .327 17.5 -2.3 1.5
2006 BLT A 27 2 5 1 0 0 2 5 9 0 2 .227 .370 .273 .045 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 BLT A 501 56 107 23 5 15 70 46 137 8 4 .239 .316 .414 .174 .265 14.2 -6.7 0.8
2008 BLT A 289 41 54 10 3 14 49 52 83 3 1 .239 .391 .496 .257 .311 19.6 -1.9 1.8
2009 FTM A+ 501 61 109 27 1 16 73 65 109 2 2 .258 .365 .441 .182 .290 21.6 1.6 2.4
2010 NBR AA 463 51 113 25 2 6 44 43 70 3 2 .275 .346 .389 .114 .261 4.3 9.2 1.4
2010 FTM A+ 93 9 27 2 1 2 17 13 11 0 1 .338 .430 .463 .125 .339 5.2 1.1 0.6
2011 MIN MLB 88 8 27 6 0 4 14 12 13 0 0 .355 .443 .592 .237 .354 8.2 1.6 1.0
2011 NBR AA 610 76 152 30 5 13 83 68 94 0 1 .287 .366 .436 .149 .311 43.4 5.5 4.9
2012 MIN MLB 210 18 44 10 2 5 19 13 52 0 0 .229 .290 .380 .151 .233 -3.5 -0.3 -0.4
2012 ROC AAA 282 45 77 17 1 17 49 51 52 1 1 .338 .457 .645 .307 .381 39.3 7.3 4.6
2013 ROC AAA 198 23 40 13 1 3 22 22 32 1 0 .231 .318 .370 .139 .253 -1.2 1.4 0.0
2013 MIN MLB 333 21 67 13 0 8 24 33 81 1 1 .228 .309 .354 .126 .244 -2.2 -8.2 -1.1
2014 ROC AAA 135 13 36 7 0 7 23 14 24 0 0 .305 .378 .542 .237 .312 8.1 -0.7 0.7
2014 MIN MLB 262 25 62 11 0 7 26 17 62 0 3 .255 .305 .387 .132 .245 -0.0 2.9 0.3

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
2011 378 0.5317 0.4709 0.8539 0.6269 0.2938 0.8571 0.8462 0.1461
2012 810 0.5136 0.4462 0.7895 0.5938 0.2893 0.8421 0.6754 0.2105
2013 1424 0.4881 0.4459 0.7984 0.5899 0.3086 0.8317 0.7378 0.2016
2014 1116 0.4794 0.4785 0.8015 0.6299 0.3391 0.8368 0.7411 0.1985
Career37280.49550.45830.8030.60650.3120.83810.73620.197

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-01-23 2014-01-23 Off 0 0 Right Wrist Surgery Cyst 2014-01-23 -
2013-03-05 2013-03-13 Camp 8 0 - Groin Soreness - -
2012-09-10 2012-09-13 DTD 3 3 Right Groin Soreness - -
2008-06-28 2008-09-05 Minors 69 0 Left Hand Fracture -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 MIN $
2013 MIN $497,500
2012 MIN $480,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$977,500
2 yrTotal$977,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 87 d1 year/$0.51M (2014)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2014). Re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14. Sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 3/27/14. Contract selected by Minnesota 5/9/14.
  • 1 year/$0.4975M (2013). Re-signed by Minnesota 2/21/13.
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012). Re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Contract purchased by Minnesota 11/19/10.
  • Drafted by Minnesota 2006 (1-20). $1.5M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .202 .280 .314 .207
11 vs R (Multi) .243 .320 .387 .253
18 Split (Multi) .041 .040 .073 .046
19 LgAvg (Multi) .027 .038 .071 .034
30 vs L (2013) .172 .250 .276 .182
31 vs R (2013) .242 .323 .373 .251
38 Split (2013) .069 .073 .097 .069
39 LgAvg (2013) .026 .037 .071 .034

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2013-12-10 18:00:00 (link to chat)Mike, big fan of your work. Deciding between R. Ludwick and C. Parmelee for my last cut in a dynasty points league. I am set with backups at 1b so Parmelee's eligibility there is a non-factor. I have 4 solid starting OF and two decent bench options ahead of these guys, who would be my OF7. Does Parmelee have enough upside left at this point to sacrifice Ludwick's safer playing time in 2014? I'm thinking not but I tend to lean toward younger players when possible. Thanks.
(Josh from Philly)
Hi Josh;

At this point, I think I'd have to go with Ryan Ludwick over Chris Parmelee. Parmelee is an intriguing play for power potential, but he is getting to the age where he is going to get tagged as a fourth outfield/backup first base type soon. Ludwick is older, but as you noted he should play every day barring a trade or another serious injury. You don't want to give up on young/talented guys in dynasty, but I don't quite think Parmelee fits that bill at this point. Sure, maybe he goes the route of Raul Ibanez and does some major damage in his 30s, but how likely was that career path even for Ibanez. I'd stick with Ludwick there. (Mike Gianella)
2013-03-28 13:00:00 (link to chat)I try to understand the PECOTA approach since a few weeks now and with all my drafts in the books I wondered when I compare the PECOTA list with the draft tools offered on the web how potential new-comers (prospects) always fall short on the PECOTA list. Anybody who can help me to understand this better? Any comment would be appreciated. regards Udo
(bechtudo from Knoxville, TN)
I reached out to a colleague at BP for an answer here (as it's a bit left of my comfort zone). Here's what he said:

"In general, I think a lot of this is due to overly high expectations from rookie players by most, and the fact that a good projection is going to take into account a statistical expectation, not a "best case" (or even "above average") scenario. It's easy to remember the Amazing Mike Trout season, and Bryce Harper's very good season. But entering 2012, I thought catchers Mesoraco and Lavarnway would do quite well. Many thought guys like Yonder Alonso, Chris Parmelee, and (especially) Jesus Montero would do well. And even guys like Nieuwenhuis, Pastornicky, and Lombardozzi had reasonably adequate expectations from many. The really deceptive aspect of projecting rookies is that if they aren't good, they often get demoted, so their struggles aren't showcased, while the ones who do well get to keep playing and everyone notices, so there's a perception bias with regards to how well rookies actually did."

Hope that helps! (Nick Faleris)
2011-02-28 13:00:00 (link to chat)How long should we give Chris Parmelee to show he belongs at AA when he's made such slow progress up the ladder (a 2nd season at each level) but is still technically in the appropriate age range for his assignment?
(Dan from Boston)
He's 22 and he's never had a big season. Time is running out there. (Kevin Goldstein)
2009-08-26 13:00:00 (link to chat)Chris Parmelee: a future Kubel-esque DH/corner or a fringe bench bat with some pop?
(Akneeland from Minnesota)
I'm gonna bet the under on that one. (Shawn Hoffman)


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