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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 25)
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Birth Date12-14-1988
Height6' 1"
Weight170 lbs
Age25 years, 7 months, 10 days
BatsR
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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

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
2007 RNG Rk 8 35 .226 .269 .362 .373 .266 .320 105 -1.4 1.1 -0.7 -0.2 0.1 -0.9 -0.1 3.0 0.3
2010 RIC AA 2 1 .000 .299 .364 .470 .298 .000 0.0 -0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.4
2012 JAM A- 41 180 .266 .255 .322 .355 .266 .299 99 1.2 4.9 -1.2 2.2 -2.2 4.5 0.7 4.5 0.7
2012 JUP A+ 4 12 .217 .256 .340 .376 .257 .222 97 -0.6 0.4 -0.1 0.4 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0
2012 MRL Rk 11 51 .312 .249 .311 .335 .252 .372 92 3.1 1.6 0.1 1.2 -0.0 5.1 0.6 5.1 0.6
2013 GRB A 23 102 .220 .248 .322 .364 .266 .299 96 -4.3 2.9 0.3 1.9 0.9 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.2
2013 JUP A+ 3 13 .286 .262 .339 .378 .270 .500 96 0.4 0.4 -0.1 -0.1 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0
2013 JAX AA 67 226 .223 .242 .319 .366 .257 .272 98 -8.5 6.1 -1.2 -0.7 -0.9 -5.2 -0.6 -5.2 -0.6

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
2007 RNG Rk 35 6 8 1 0 0 6 3 6 3 1 .267 .324 .300 .033 .226 3.0 -0.2 0.3
2010 RIC AA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 -0.2 -0.4
2012 MRL Rk 51 10 16 2 1 0 7 4 4 1 2 .340 .392 .426 .085 .312 5.1 1.2 0.6
2012 JUP A+ 12 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 .200 .333 .200 .000 .217 0.1 0.4 0.0
2012 JAM A- 180 18 45 8 1 2 20 14 18 5 5 .276 .339 .374 .098 .266 4.5 2.2 0.7
2013 GRB A 102 10 21 3 0 1 7 6 24 4 2 .228 .283 .293 .065 .220 0.3 1.9 0.2
2013 JAX AA 226 17 46 5 1 0 11 16 38 3 5 .223 .288 .257 .034 .223 -5.2 -0.7 -0.6
2013 JUP A+ 13 4 5 0 0 0 2 0 3 1 0 .385 .385 .385 .000 .286 0.3 -0.1 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

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2011-04-19 2011-06-16 Minors 58 0 Not Disclosed -
2010-07-29 2010-09-07 Minors 40 0 Not Disclosed -
2009-06-08 2009-09-02 Minors 86 0 General Medical Illness Virus -
2008-03-18 2008-06-24 Minors 98 0 Trunk Stress Fracture Rib Cage -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
BB Abbott/Hank Sargent

Details
  • signed 6/19/07
  • $1,237,500 signing bonus DeLand High School, FL 07 1-24

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BP Articles

Michael Main is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
BP Unfiltered: Brian Sabean and Buying and Selling Before the DeadlineBen Lindbergh2013-07-05
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of July 23Kevin Goldstein2012-07-24
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of June 19Kevin Goldstein2012-06-20
This article requires BP Premium accessDivide and Conquer, AL West: Deadline ChaosJoey Matschulat2011-07-28
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Prospect Preview: AL WestKevin Goldstein2011-03-29
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: San Francisco Giants Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2011-02-14
Analyze This: How the Rangers Were Acquired, Part IJesse Behr2010-11-01
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Top 11 Review: AL WestKevin Goldstein2010-10-01
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of July 8Kevin Goldstein2010-07-09
The Week in Quotes: June 28-July 4Alex Carnevale2010-07-05
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Dealing and DecapitatingChristina Kahrl2010-07-02
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Future Top Dogs, ALKevin Goldstein2010-03-14
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Rangers Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2010-01-10
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: AL Shopping ListsJoe Sheehan2009-12-07
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: August 26Kevin Goldstein2009-08-26
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Big Steps BackwardsKevin Goldstein2009-07-09
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: June 8Kevin Goldstein2009-06-08
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: May 29Kevin Goldstein2009-05-29
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Future Top Dogs, ALKevin Goldstein2009-04-07
Prospectus Q&A: Scott ServaisDavid Laurila2009-02-15
This article requires BP Premium accessTop 100 Prospects: The Best of the BestKevin Goldstein2009-02-13
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Who are the Next Rays?Kevin Goldstein2008-10-10
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Scouting Notebook, Part 2Kevin Goldstein2008-08-16
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Top 100 Update, The Back 50Kevin Goldstein2008-06-19
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: AL West NotebookKevin Goldstein2008-05-07
Top 100 Prospects: The Best of the BestKevin Goldstein2008-01-31


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2013-11-25 13:00:00 (link to chat)Who were you more wrong on? Jeff Clement, Brandon Wood, Andy LaRoche, or Erik Hurley?
(Wesley from Utah)
I wasn't really on the national level then, so none of the above. I was really wrong on former Rangers prospect Michael Main. I loved his combination of athleticism and stuff. Back in 2008, I saw him sitting 92-95 with a low-80s hammer. He was a monster. I saw a frontline starter type, and at the time, I thought he had the type of makeup to get there. But he got sick (mono or something similar), lost a lot of muscle and added bad weight, lost some of his athleticism and ability to repeat, seemed to lose the work ethic that previous defined him, and eventually gave up the mound and returned to bat. Its a case of being wrong about the outcome but I still feel confident in why I made the projection in the first place. I liked the process. It just didn't happen. (Jason Parks)
2013-06-25 13:00:00 (link to chat)In your time doing this, what would you consider your biggest "miss" for a prospect evaluation?
(Amanda from Minneaplis)
I really thought Michael Main would be a number two starter. Loved the athleticism; loved the arm action; saw the FB at 92-95 with late downward life; had feel for a true hammer. He was never the same after getting sick (mono) and then he started to put on bad weight and lost the delivery and the stuff. I really thought he was going to be something legit. Missed that. (Jason Parks on the Midseason Top 50 Prospects)
2010-11-09 14:00:00 (link to chat)How much more rope would you give a guy like Michael Main who has always been high on athleticism but long on health/results? Does he even sniff the Giants Top 11?
(Aaron from YYZ)
No sniff. His stuff was WAY down this year. WAY, way down. (Kevin Goldstein)
2010-07-06 14:00:00 (link to chat)What do you think of the prospect Michael Main, that the Giants got in the Bengie Molina deal.
(Brian from SF)
In BP 2010, we wrote, "One of the highest high-ceiling arms in the system, athletic righty Michael Main suffered through most of 2009 with an undiagnosed illness, but he's healthy and expected to be back to form this spring." The 90+ innings he's throw in the California League this season seem to bear out that statement, but we'll see how he survives the AA crucible. (Ben Lindbergh)
2009-12-11 13:00:00 (link to chat)How are you feeling about Michael Main and Engel Beltre heading into next season?
(ramjam36 from Fort Worth, TX)
By all accounts, Main will be healthy so I'm very optimistic. Beltre has the tools, so I'm somwhat optimistic, based on age, but at some point he HAS to make adjustments are it's going to be all wasted. (Kevin Goldstein)
2009-07-15 14:00:00 (link to chat)Word is that Michael Main is now out for the year. Do you know why he's out -- I thought he had mono -- and does he now go into non-prospect status since health is a skill?
(Lincoln from Dallas)
He was initially diagnosed with mono, but he's back to being undiagnosed last I checked. It's really kind of a mystery at this point, and you just hope they figure it out. (Kevin Goldstein)
2009-02-16 14:00:00 (link to chat)Hey KG, Who is a guy who you wouldn't be surprised to shoot up the chart for next year? Last year you said Cris Tillman (pat on the back)
(fellajsmall from Atlanta)
I did? That's awesome. I'll go with three categories this year then.
25-50 guy who could move into single digits: Aaron Hicks
51-75 guy who could make a big jump: Michael Main
76-100 guy who will look WAY too low a year from now: Kyle Drabek (Kevin Goldstein)
2008-08-13 14:00:00 (link to chat)Michael Main has looked pretty good in the MWL since getting a late start this year due to injury. Do you envision a "Feliz" type of ascension to AA next year if he keeps it up? Are they even in the same class as far as ceiling goes?
(AL from NYC)
I love when my readers set me up -- Part 2 of the scouting notebook (on Friday) features a discussion on Main. (Kevin Goldstein)


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