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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 28)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
250 .234 4 23 23 1 .228 -0.3
Birth Date2-19-1986
Height6' 2"
Weight215 lbs
Age28 years, 8 months, 4 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
2010
2011
2012
2013
-0.32014
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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 KNC A 38 157 .321 .262 .341 .384 .273 .347 94 10.3 4.6 2.1 -3.8 -1.7 16.5 1.3 16.5 1.3
2007 VAN A- 14 55 .303 .253 .341 .397 .261 .294 105 2.5 1.5 0.7 -2.3 0.7 6.2 0.4 6.2 0.4
2008 STO A+ 118 535 .251 .272 .338 .407 .268 .336 99 -5.8 17.6 8 -5.2 1.8 24.3 1.9 24.3 1.9
2009 MID AA 125 585 .242 .267 .338 .396 .251 .292 127 -11.6 17.6 3.4 1.3 -0.9 11.1 1.3 11.1 1.3
2010 STO A+ 8 31 .421 .251 .317 .369 .241 .522 110 5.4 0.9 -0.1 0.2 -2.0 4.3 0.5 4.3 0.5
2010 MID AA 108 470 .267 .264 .333 .387 .262 .319 100 3.5 14.4 6.2 -11.8 4.0 25.9 1.4 25.9 1.4
2011 MID AA 1 3 .028 .315 .421 .472 .300 .000 124 -0.8 0.1 0 -0.0 0.0 -0.7 -0.1 -0.7 -0.1
2011 SAC AAA 26 103 .207 .295 .362 .475 .270 .232 96 -6.4 3.2 0.5 -1.1 -1.1 -4.8 -0.6 -4.8 -0.6
2012 MID AA 121 514 .271 .255 .321 .389 .262 .348 100 5.8 14.1 -0.5 0.9 -0.3 20.2 2.2 20.3 2.2
2012 SAC AAA 3 11 .320 .286 .352 .442 .275 .500 107 0.7 0.3 0.2 -0.2 0.2 1.3 0.1 1.3 0.1
2013 BOW AA 74 271 .269 .255 .327 .385 .267 .365 102 2.4 7.4 0.3 -5.1 4.9 11.6 0.7 11.6 0.7
2013 SAC AAA 17 69 .228 .275 .348 .445 .275 .245 101 -2.4 2.0 0.3 -0.1 -0.5 -0.2 -0.0 -0.2 -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
2007 KNC A 157 28 34 6 0 1 15 28 27 3 1 .279 .422 .352 .074 .321 16.5 -3.8 1.3
2007 VAN A- 55 7 11 2 0 1 6 8 7 1 1 .268 .426 .390 .122 .303 6.2 -2.3 0.4
2008 STO A+ 535 63 132 15 4 1 42 49 87 2 6 .277 .348 .331 .055 .251 24.3 -5.2 1.9
2009 MID AA 585 80 134 21 6 5 62 65 65 9 3 .263 .346 .357 .094 .242 11.1 1.3 1.3
2010 STO A+ 31 5 14 5 1 2 6 1 5 0 1 .467 .484 .900 .433 .421 4.3 0.2 0.5
2010 MID AA 470 60 120 18 3 3 51 41 50 4 3 .286 .356 .364 .079 .267 25.9 -11.8 1.4
2011 SAC AAA 103 8 20 3 0 1 14 8 11 2 0 .217 .282 .283 .065 .207 -4.8 -1.1 -0.6
2011 MID AA 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .028 -0.7 -0.0 -0.1
2012 SAC AAA 11 2 4 2 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 .400 .455 .600 .200 .320 1.3 -0.2 0.1
2012 MID AA 514 51 128 26 4 9 54 47 113 5 4 .278 .346 .410 .132 .271 20.3 0.9 2.2
2013 SAC AAA 69 5 15 2 1 2 8 2 12 0 1 .224 .246 .373 .149 .228 -0.2 -0.1 -0.0
2013 BOW AA 271 42 76 20 1 2 27 15 48 3 1 .303 .342 .414 .112 .269 11.6 -5.1 0.7

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
2011-06-15 2011-09-06 Minors 83 0 - Not Disclosed - -
2011-05-19 2011-06-09 Minors 21 0 - Not Disclosed - -
2010-04-03 2010-04-29 Minors 26 0 Right Forearm Surgery - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

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Details

2014 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/11/2014 05:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
90o 515 55 133 28 2 11 56 33 114 3 2 .281 .327 .419 .270 18.5 2B -2, 3B -1 1.5
80o 493 50 122 26 2 10 51 30 112 3 2 .265 .310 .395 .255 10.9 2B -2, 3B -1 0.7
70o 477 47 113 24 2 9 48 28 111 3 1 .254 .297 .378 .245 5.8 2B -2, 3B -1 0.2
60o 463 44 106 22 2 9 45 26 109 3 1 .244 .286 .363 .236 1.7 2B -2, 3B -1 -0.2
50o 450 41 98 21 1 8 42 24 108 2 1 .235 .276 .350 .228 -1.9 2B -2, 3B -1 -0.6
40o 437 39 93 20 1 8 40 23 106 2 1 .226 .266 .336 .220 -5.3 2B -2, 3B -1 -1.0
30o 423 36 85 18 1 7 38 21 104 2 1 .216 .256 .322 .211 -8.7 2B -2, 3B -1 -1.3
20o 407 33 78 17 1 6 35 19 102 2 1 .205 .243 .305 .200 -12.5 2B -2, 3B -1 -1.7
10o 385 29 70 15 1 6 31 17 98 2 1 .190 .226 .282 .186 -17.1 2B -2, 3B -1 -2.2
Weighted Mean456421022228442510831.239.281.356.232-0.22B -2, 3B -1-0.4

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
1% 4% 0% 6% 8%

Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2014 Projections)

Playing time estimates are based on performance, not Depth Charts.
Year Age PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP VORP BRR POS_ADJ REP_ADJ RAA FRAA
201529250245111142215581.217.263.325.215-1.5-11.3-0.51.014.9-26.8-2.2
201630250255311142314571.229.274.338.224-0.9-5.8-0.51.014.9-21.2-2.2
201731606591252721055341422.220.265.329.218-1.6-9.4-1.42.214.9-25.2-5.4
201832299296113152717710.217.263.320.214-1.6-12.3-0.71.014.9-27.6-2.7
20193360757121252953351450.214.260.313.211-2.1-13.9-1.41.914.9-29.3-5.4
20203462857121252852361530.208.253.300.203-2.6-18.5-1.51.714.9-33.7-5.6
20213560057121252952361460.215.262.312.212-2.1-13.8-1.51.514.9-28.8-5.3
20223663757119251851391580.202.251.289.199-2.9-21.4-1.71.414.9-36.0-5.7
20233762558121242953371550.210.257.305.207-2.4-16.8-1.61.214.9-31.3-5.5

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
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3 91 Adam Fox 2010 .000 DNP
4 91 Jake Gautreau 2008 .000 DNP
5 90 Brett Dowdy 2010 .000 DNP
6 90 Davis Stoneburner 2013 .000 DNP
7 89 Ronnie Prettyman 2010 .000 DNP
8 89 Lance Zawadzki 2013 .000 DNP
9 88 Luis Maza 2008 .185
10 87 Anthony Contreras 2012 .000 DNP
11 87 Erick Monzon 2010 .000 DNP
12 87 Jemel Spearman 2009 .000 DNP
13 87 David Espinosa 2010 .000 DNP
14 86 Michael Martinez 2011 .227
15 86 Drew M Anderson 2011 .000 DNP
16 86 Gookie Dawkins 2007 .000 DNP
17 85 Vasili Spanos 2009 .000 DNP
18 84 J.C. Holt 2011 .000 DNP
19 84 Renny Osuna 2013 .000 DNP
20 84 Adam Pavkovich 2010 .000 DNP
21 83 Brennan King 2009 .000 DNP
22 83 Edwin Maysonet 2010 .000 DNP
23 83 Danny Richar 2011 .000 DNP
24 83 Juan Gonzalez 2010 .000 DNP
25 83 Leury Bonilla 2013 .000 DNP
26 82 Drew Meyer 2010 .000 DNP
27 82 Nate Sutton 2011 .000 DNP
28 82 Nic Jackson 2008 .000 DNP
29 82 Vince Harrison 2008 .000 DNP
30 82 Aaron Sisk 2007 .000 DNP
31 82 Seth Bynum 2009 .000 DNP
32 81 Richard Lewis 2008 .000 DNP
33 81 Christian Colonel 2010 .000 DNP
34 81 Gregorio Petit 2013 .000 DNP
35 81 Gil Velazquez 2008 .114
36 81 Brian Dinkelman 2012 .000 DNP
37 81 Jeff Bannon 2008 .000 DNP
38 81 Robbie Hudson 2012 .000 DNP
39 81 Chuck Caufield 2012 .000 DNP
40 81 Ben Johnson 2010 .000 DNP
41 81 Danny Perales 2013 .000 DNP
42 80 Cody Strait 2011 .000 DNP
43 80 Mark Jurich 2009 .000 DNP
44 80 Brian Barden 2009 .239
45 80 Felix Perez 2013 .000 DNP
46 80 Gregory Porter 2009 .000 DNP
47 80 Eric Duncan 2013 .000 DNP
48 80 Adam Calderone 2012 .000 DNP
49 80 Tim Pahuta 2011 .000 DNP
50 80 Vince Sinisi 2010 .000 DNP
51 80 Luis Bolivar 2009 .000 DNP
52 80 Neil Sellers 2010 .000 DNP
53 80 Justin Christian 2008 .198
54 80 Angel Chavez 2010 .000 DNP
55 80 Jesus Valdez 2013 .000 DNP
56 80 Kody Kirkland 2011 .000 DNP
57 80 Chin-lung Hu 2012 .000 DNP
58 80 Wes Hodges 2013 .000 DNP
59 79 Paco Figueroa 2011 .000 DNP
60 79 Tyrell Godwin 2008 .000 DNP
61 79 Rob Cosby 2009 .000 DNP
62 79 J.J. Furmaniak 2008 .000 DNP
63 79 Eric Eymann 2012 .000 DNP
64 79 Aaron Mathews 2010 .000 DNP
65 79 Edwar Gonzalez 2011 .000 DNP
66 79 Travis Metcalf 2011 .000 DNP
67 79 Luke Allen 2007 .000 DNP
68 79 Scott Beerer 2011 .000 DNP
69 79 Ed Lucas 2010 .000 DNP
70 79 Jake Wald 2009 .000 DNP
71 79 Chris Pettit 2013 .000 DNP
72 79 Brandon Tripp 2013 .000 DNP
73 79 Josh Ford 2011 .000 DNP
74 79 Kevin Mahar 2009 .000 DNP
75 79 Cody Clark 2010 .000 DNP
76 79 Chase Lambin 2008 .000 DNP
77 79 Anthony Seratelli 2011 .000 DNP
78 79 Keith Reed 2007 .000 DNP
79 79 Luis Hernandez 2012 .015
80 79 Alberto Concepcion 2009 .000 DNP
81 79 Darnell McDonald 2007 .106
82 79 Ryan Roberts 2009 .276
83 78 Caonabo Cosme 2007 .000 DNP
84 78 Chris Nowak 2011 .000 DNP
85 78 Jason Aspito 2007 .000 DNP
86 78 Steve Kleen 2011 .000 DNP
87 78 Jeff Frazier 2011 .000 DNP
88 78 James Shanks 2007 .000 DNP
89 78 Konrad Schmidt 2013 .000 DNP
90 78 Emerson Frostad 2011 .000 DNP
91 78 Yunesky Sanchez 2012 .000 DNP
92 78 Tony Alvarez 2007 .000 DNP
93 78 Reid Gorecki 2009 .168
94 78 Michael Garciaparra 2011 .000 DNP
95 78 Casey Benjamin 2009 .000 DNP
96 78 Jeff Howell 2011 .000 DNP
97 78 Drew T Anderson 2009 .000 DNP
98 78 Ed Rogers 2007 .000 DNP
99 78 Caleb Stewart 2010 .000 DNP
100 78 Sergio Pedroza 2012 .000 DNP

Platoon

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BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2010 Former college fielding fiend Josh Horton made a clean jump to Double-A, but with Green's selection, his best bet is a move to utility work.

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This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: May 23, 2013Clint Chisam2013-05-23


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