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Birth Date11-1-1984
Height6' 0"
Weight225 lbs
Age31 years, 6 months, 4 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
-0.62012
0.02013
1.12014
1.12015
1.22016
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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
2012 TBA 27 18 27 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .074 .000 .042 -5.2 -0.3 -0.6
2013 OAK 28 47 148 135 18 34 6 1 4 54 9 28 0 2 2 16 0 1 .252 .295 .400 .255 4.9 -4.9 0.0
2014 OAK 29 84 287 269 26 75 10 2 9 116 16 39 1 1 35 1 0 .279 .321 .431 .287 11.9 -1.5 1.1
2015 OAK 30 136 511 445 58 116 21 3 18 197 56 97 2 8 0 71 0 2 .261 .341 .443 .286 23.7 -13.0 1.1
2016 OAK 31 25 96 90 10 24 7 0 3 40 4 16 1 1 0 6 0 0 .267 .302 .444 .280 5.6 -2.5 0.3
Career31010699641122494463440787182412212813.258.319.422.27540.9-22.22.0

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
2007 HUD A- 70 279 .308 .252 .341 .365 .000 .330 98 15 8.4 -2.5 5.5 0.9 21.8 2.7 21.8 2.7
2008 CGA A 113 448 .294 .259 .332 .379 .000 .318 101 15.6 12.8 -2.9 6.2 0.7 26.2 3.4 26.2 3.4
2009 PCH A+ 10 37 .148 .248 .320 .343 .000 .194 96 -4.4 1.1 0.1 1.2 -0.7 -4.0 -0.3 -4.0 -0.3
2010 PCH A+ 106 414 .336 .254 .329 .370 .000 .375 92 32.4 11.6 -2.2 -0.7 -0.2 41.6 4.1 41.6 4.1
2011 MNT AA 97 427 .285 .264 .333 .399 .000 .310 107 11.7 12.6 1.1 -9.2 1.3 26.6 1.7 26.6 1.7
2011 DUR AAA 31 131 .285 .258 .326 .400 .000 .340 93 3.9 4.1 -1.2 2.6 -1.7 5.0 0.7 5.0 0.7
2011 CAR Wnt 32 134 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .295 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 TBA MLB 18 27 .042 .245 .315 .389 .000 .000 97 -5.8 0.7 -0.1 -0.3 0.0 -5.2 -0.6 -5.2 -0.6
2012 DUR AAA 94 396 .259 .264 .329 .398 .000 .306 104 -0.4 11.8 -0.4 -5.9 -2.4 8.6 0.3 8.6 0.3
2013 OAK MLB 47 148 .255 .251 .319 .398 .000 .286 94 -0.8 3.9 2.2 -4.9 -0.4 4.9 0.0 4.9 0.0
2013 SAC AAA 75 338 .325 .282 .351 .446 .000 .344 97 23.8 9.7 4.3 18.1 -0.2 37.6 5.7 37.6 5.7
2014 OAK MLB 84 287 .287 .251 .310 .385 .000 .297 94 7.2 7.4 -3.1 -1.5 0.4 11.9 1.1 11.9 1.1
2014 SAC AAA 21 97 .374 .284 .356 .451 .000 .372 89 12.6 2.9 1.4 1.9 1.3 18.2 2.0 18.2 2.0
2015 OAK MLB 136 511 .286 .255 .314 .408 .000 .290 98 12.8 13.8 4.2 -13.0 -7.0 23.7 1.1 23.7 1.1
2016 OAK MLB 25 96 .280 .249 .312 .402 .257 .292 98 1.8 2.6 1.2 -2.5 0.0 5.6 0.3 5.6 0.3

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 HUD A- 279 40 72 8 0 4 48 31 31 6 1 .300 .379 .383 .083 .308 21.8 5.5 2.7
2008 CGA A 448 57 114 22 3 6 54 47 48 6 1 .291 .369 .408 .117 .294 26.2 6.2 3.4
2009 PCH A+ 37 0 6 2 0 0 3 2 4 0 1 .171 .216 .229 .057 .148 -4.0 1.2 -0.3
2010 PCH A+ 414 56 127 31 3 8 47 31 46 3 1 .345 .402 .511 .166 .336 41.6 -0.7 4.1
2011 MNT AA 427 52 116 21 6 13 85 30 51 4 2 .301 .344 .487 .187 .285 26.6 -9.2 1.7
2011 DUR AAA 131 15 36 14 1 4 20 4 29 0 0 .290 .305 .516 .226 .285 5.0 2.6 0.7
2011 CAR Wnt 134 12 31 9 1 3 19 12 23 1 1 .258 .323 .425 .167 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 TBA MLB 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 .000 .074 .000 .000 .042 -5.2 -0.3 -0.6
2012 DUR AAA 396 48 95 18 4 9 43 42 61 1 0 .272 .350 .424 .152 .259 8.6 -5.9 0.3
2013 OAK MLB 148 18 34 6 1 4 16 9 28 0 1 .252 .295 .400 .148 .255 4.9 -4.9 0.0
2013 SAC AAA 338 55 96 21 3 13 58 38 45 0 1 .324 .398 .547 .223 .325 37.6 18.1 5.7
2014 SAC AAA 97 18 32 8 2 3 19 8 8 1 0 .364 .412 .602 .239 .374 18.2 1.9 2.0
2014 OAK MLB 287 26 75 10 2 9 35 16 39 1 0 .279 .321 .431 .152 .287 11.9 -1.5 1.1
2015 OAK MLB 511 58 116 21 3 18 71 56 97 0 2 .261 .341 .443 .182 .286 23.7 -13.0 1.1
2016 OAK MLB 96 10 24 7 0 3 6 4 16 0 0 .267 .302 .444 .178 .280 5.6 -2.5 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 CSAA_CHANCES CSAA_RT
2012 94 0.5319 0.4787 0.8444 0.7000 0.2273 0.8857 0.7000 0.1556 38 0.003079
2013 594 0.4832 0.4680 0.8345 0.5784 0.3648 0.8735 0.7768 0.1655 248 -0.005824
2014 1168 0.4717 0.4092 0.8661 0.5626 0.2723 0.9129 0.7798 0.1339 569 0.004011
2015 2067 0.4562 0.4170 0.8144 0.5451 0.3096 0.8930 0.6983 0.1856 1007 -0.005620
2016 347 0.4755 0.4467 0.8323 0.5515 0.3516 0.9121 0.7188 0.1677 0 0.000000
Career42700.46740.42570.83350.55840.30870.89710.73320.1665678.4415-0.0024

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
2014-09-04 2014-09-17 DTD 13 11 Left Ankle Sprain -
2014-04-10 2014-05-12 Minors 32 0 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique - -
2009-04-25 2009-09-17 Minors 145 0 Right Shoulder Strain -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 OAK $527,500
2015 OAK $512,500
2014 OAK $
2013 OAK $
2012 TBA $480,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$992,500
2011Current$527,500
3 yrPvs + Cur$1,520,000
3 yrTotal$1,520,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 84 d1 year/$0.5125M (2015)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2015). Re-signed by Oakland 3/15.
  • 1 year/$0.5025M (2014). Re-signed by Oakland 3/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13. Acquired by Oakland in trade 4/5/13 after being DFA by Tampa Bay 3/31/13.
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012). Contract purchased by Tampa Bay 11/18/11.
  • Drafted by Tampa Bay 2007 (12-365) (Azusa Pacific).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .233 .292 .341 .235
11 vs R (Multi) .271 .344 .462 .295
18 Split (Multi) .039 .051 .120 .060
19 LgAvg (Multi) .022 .030 .067 .031
30 vs L (2015) .239 .301 .330 .238
31 vs R (2015) .268 .353 .479 .301
38 Split (2015) .029 .052 .149 .062
39 LgAvg (2015) .021 .029 .072 .031

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2015-06-10 14:00:00 (link to chat)Is Stephen Vogt a top 5 catcher in 2016?
(Kyle from Atlanta)
No, I don't think so. Posey, Lucroy, Gomes, Mesoraco (potentially), Martin, and Grandal are still preferable options for me. Maybe even Matt Wieters, if he proves healthy. Vogt can hit, though, that's for sure. If it's an OBP league, I do think Vogt could be considered top five. (J.P. Breen)
2015-06-02 18:00:00 (link to chat)A's fan here trying to find something positive in this season beyond Sonny Gray. So what do you make of the seasons so far (SSS caveat) of Stephen Vogt, Billy Burns, and Mark Canha (against right-handers)?
(Eric from Fremont)
There was another Canha question that was just submitted so I'll answer it in this one. Yeah I think there's always room for players who can hit right handed pitching even if LHPs get them out. I don't understand why Vogt is doing what he's doing and I really want Billy Burns to work but I don't think it's a long term thing. At least Marcus Semien is mashing. (Mauricio Rubio)
2014-10-03 11:00:00 (link to chat)I'm reading a lot of comments that the Cespedes/Lester trade was a bad deal for Oakland. But I still think the Russell/Samardzija trade is the one that will haunt them. Your thoughts?
(Jim from St Paul)
A superficial (but still emotionally compelling) answer is: Lester pitched in a playoff game. There's a decent chance Samardzija never will, either because he's traded this offseason or because the A's don't quite have enough next year, sans a middle infield, a left fielder, a catcher who can be counted on defensively, a center fielder who can play even close to every day, etc. etc. etc. etc.

But more importantly, in the wake of the Cespedes/Lester trade, it became clear that Cespedes wasn't going to be in Oakland in 2015 no matter what. The question was what they could get back for him in the offseason vs. midyear 2014, and while the classic trade would have been to get prospects back for him, it's hardly unforgivable to instead take a two-month maybe-ace and add him to what was looking at the time like a real shot at a World Series trophy.

I'd hope it goes unsaid that all the bunk about how the Cespedes trade killed the A's offense is bunk. John Jaso's concussion and Brandon Moss' hip and Coco Crisp's neck and Stephen Vogt's foot, along with that unfortunate few weeks where both Jed Lowrie and Nick Punto were hurt at the same time all have a lot more to do with the A's regression in run-scoring than the mystical Cespedes and his magical protection abilities.

That said, if Jeff Samardzija pitches 2015 for the A's and pitches it as well as he did in 2014 for the A's (that 8:1 K:BB ratio is incredible) and Oakland gets back to the playoffs again despite looking for all the world like 2014 was the last gasp, then even that trade won't look quite so bad. (Jason Wojciechowski)
2012-06-07 13:00:00 (link to chat)Any impressions of Hideki Matsui so far?
(Glow from Memphis)
Hes been hitting the ball hard in the air, but only two have cleared the fence, leading to some debate as to whether he has warning-track power. Still an upgrade over Stephen Vogt. (R.J. Anderson)


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Advanced Catching Metrics

Year Lg Framing Chances CSAA Framing Runs Blocking Chances EPAA Blocking Runs SB Attempts SRAA TRAA Throwing Runs FRAA Adj. FRAA
2007 asx 0 .000 0.0 95 -.000 0.0 4 -.022 .000 0.1 0.1 0.0
2008 afx 0 .000 0.0 667 -.001 0.2 18 -.016 .002 0.2 0.4 0.0
2009 afa 0 .000 0.0 202 .000 -0.0 3 -.068 -.002 0.1 0.1 0.0
2010 afa 0 .000 0.0 1019 -.001 0.3 30 -.007 .007 0.1 0.4 0.0
2011 aax 3205 -.006 -3.0 1991 .002 -1.3 53 .013 .010 -0.4 -4.7 0.0
2011 aaa 412 .006 0.4 225 -.000 0.0 5 .002 -.000 -0.0 0.5 0.0
2012 mlb 101 -.009 -0.1 76 .000 -0.0 1 -.008 .000 0.0 -0.1 0.0
2012 aaa 2621 -.013 -5.8 1562 -.001 0.4 27 .001 -.002 0.0 -5.3 0.0
2013 aaa 4850 .019 15.8 2918 .000 -0.1 53 -.078 .000 2.7 18.3 0.0
2013 mlb 2588 -.010 -3.8 1623 .000 -0.1 27 -.006 .004 0.1 -3.8 0.0
2014 aaa 1348 .010 2.2 763 -.000 0.0 20 -.025 .000 0.3 2.5 0.0
2014 mlb 529 .010 0.7 314 .000 -0.0 3 -.038 -.002 0.1 0.8 0.0
2015 mlb 5819 -.011 -9.8 3723 .000 -0.2 54 -.017 -.003 0.7 -9.3 0.0
2016 mlb 1422 -.012 -2.4 0 .000 0.0 0 .000 .000 0.0 -2.4 0.0

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