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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 27)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
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Birth Date1-2-1987
Height5' 9"
Weight195 lbs
Age27 years, 6 months, 11 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
0.02011
0.52012
-0.62013
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 CIN 24 38 118 107 14 26 8 0 0 34 7 17 0 0 4 5 1 1 .243 .289 .318 .228 -1.4 1.6 0.0
2012 CHN 25 26 78 69 8 19 6 0 2 31 7 9 1 0 1 8 0 0 .275 .351 .449 .273 3.5 0.9 0.5
2013 CHN 26 31 78 75 6 18 3 0 0 21 3 14 0 0 0 4 3 1 .240 .269 .280 .199 -4.1 -1.1 -0.6
Career95274251286317028617401051742.251.301.343.232-1.91.4-0.1

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
2008 BIL Rk 62 279 .300 .271 .348 .429 .271 .338 95 13.4 9.2 0.8 -0.2 1.4 22.8 2.2 22.8 2.2
2009 DYT A 74 331 .271 .255 .328 .373 .256 .307 109 3.7 9.3 0.1 10.1 1.0 13.1 2.4 13.1 2.4
2009 SAR A+ 62 271 .288 .247 .321 .356 .251 .315 96 7.8 7.7 0.7 6.6 0.4 20.1 2.7 20.1 2.7
2010 LYN A+ 19 77 .255 .259 .327 .399 .254 .357 105 -0.4 2.2 0.2 -0.4 -0.4 2.0 0.2 2.0 0.2
2010 CAR AA 89 372 .349 .264 .339 .390 .263 .394 101 35.3 10.7 0.6 4.5 -3.7 42.8 4.8 42.8 4.8
2010 LOU AAA 25 115 .262 .266 .324 .427 .249 .362 102 0.3 4.2 0.4 1.7 -1.9 2.1 0.4 2.1 0.4
2011 CIN MLB 38 118 .228 .253 .318 .397 .260 .289 104 -3.8 3.2 -0.6 1.6 0.5 -1.4 0.0 -1.4 0.0
2011 LOU AAA 74 336 .289 .254 .322 .398 .251 .339 93 11.4 10.4 0.1 0.8 -2.7 16.4 1.6 16.4 1.6
2011 ORI Wnt 23 92 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .268 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 CHN MLB 26 78 .273 .251 .316 .399 .259 .293 105 1 2.1 -0.7 0.9 0.3 3.5 0.5 3.5 0.5
2012 IOW AAA 133 550 .248 .280 .343 .431 .271 .296 94 -7.5 16.3 -4.2 6.3 1.3 7.1 1.3 7.1 1.3
2012 MAR Wnt 30 128 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .354 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 CHN MLB 31 78 .199 .248 .311 .387 .257 .295 105 -4.6 2.1 -0.2 -1.1 -1.6 -4.1 -0.6 -4.1 -0.6
2013 IOW AAA 90 355 .264 .259 .330 .389 .261 .268 94 1.4 10.2 -2.2 2.7 0.0 10.8 1.4 10.8 1.4

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
2008 BIL Rk 279 47 76 19 5 7 35 21 45 6 3 .299 .353 .496 .197 .300 22.8 -0.2 2.2
2009 DYT A 331 44 81 14 7 3 25 23 46 26 11 .269 .323 .392 .123 .271 13.1 10.1 2.4
2009 SAR A+ 271 27 74 10 3 4 21 13 29 21 11 .295 .330 .406 .112 .288 20.1 6.6 2.7
2010 CAR AA 372 53 119 19 8 9 62 31 46 15 13 .361 .416 .548 .188 .349 42.8 4.5 4.8
2010 LYN A+ 77 7 20 5 0 0 4 5 15 6 4 .282 .338 .352 .070 .255 2.0 -0.4 0.2
2010 LOU AAA 115 12 35 8 3 1 8 6 13 4 1 .324 .365 .481 .157 .262 2.1 1.7 0.4
2011 ORI Wnt 92 12 20 3 0 1 6 6 12 1 2 .238 .304 .310 .071 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 LOU AAA 336 40 93 16 3 7 29 30 39 4 4 .313 .377 .458 .145 .289 16.4 0.8 1.6
2011 CIN MLB 118 14 26 8 0 0 5 7 17 1 1 .243 .289 .318 .075 .228 -1.4 1.6 0.0
2012 IOW AAA 550 50 133 26 4 7 54 36 73 15 6 .266 .314 .376 .110 .248 7.1 6.3 1.3
2012 MAR Wnt 128 23 39 5 1 5 15 8 17 5 2 .336 .378 .526 .190 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 CHN MLB 78 8 19 6 0 2 8 7 9 0 0 .275 .351 .449 .174 .273 3.5 0.9 0.5
2013 IOW AAA 355 39 81 15 3 5 45 27 38 4 7 .252 .305 .364 .112 .264 10.8 2.7 1.4
2013 CHN MLB 78 6 18 3 0 0 4 3 14 3 1 .240 .269 .280 .040 .199 -4.1 -1.1 -0.6

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 414 0.5314 0.4541 0.8936 0.5636 0.3299 0.9355 0.8125 0.1064
2012 323 0.5232 0.4193 0.8889 0.5858 0.2338 0.9293 0.7778 0.1111
2013 279 0.5090 0.3907 0.8716 0.4718 0.3066 0.9403 0.7619 0.1284
Career10160.52260.42560.88610.54540.2930.93480.78760.1139

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-03-30 2014-04-03 Minors 4 0 - Not Disclosed Released - -
2013-03-24 2013-03-25 Camp 1 0 - Neck Contusion - -
2011-05-01 2011-06-10 Minors 40 38 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 PHI $
2013 CHN $492,000
2012 CHN $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$492,000
1 yrTotal$492,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 145 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by Philadelphia 12/17/13 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.492M (2013). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/13. DFA by Chicago Cubs 9/3/13. Sent outright to Triple-A 9/5/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Contract purchased by Cincinnati 8/7/11. Acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Cincinnati 12/23/11.
  • Drafted by Cincinnati 2008 (9-269) (Coastal Carolina). $75,000 signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .279 .313 .371 .231
11 vs R (Multi) .219 .276 .287 .207
18 Split (Multi) -.060 -.037 -.085 -.025
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.013 -.023 -.037 -.020
30 vs L (2013) .240 .255 .280 .185
31 vs R (2013) .240 .296 .280 .204
38 Split (2013) .000 .041 .000 .019
39 LgAvg (2013) -.011 -.021 -.036 -.019

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BP Articles

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This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: OutfieldersIan Lefkowitz2014-02-21
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: OutfieldersJared Weiss2014-02-21
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: OutfieldersBen Murphy2014-02-21
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 6, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-06
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 4, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-04
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 25, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-25
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 9, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-09
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 3, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-03
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: May 7, 2013Clint Chisam2013-05-07
This article requires BP Premium accessSobsequy: Notable NL Minor-League Free Agent SigneesAdam Sobsey2013-02-27
Transaction Analysis: Marcum Off the ListBen Lindbergh2013-01-25
Overthinking It: The Craziest Half-Inning in HistoryBen Lindbergh2013-01-18
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessResident Fantasy Genius: Fantasy Value Round-UpDerek Carty2013-01-07
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Angels Add an Ordinary JoeR.J. Anderson2012-12-06
This article requires BP Premium accessWestern Front: Thou Shalt Not Run on Johnny CuetoGeoff Young2012-12-04
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of November 30-December 2Jason Martinez2012-12-03
Tater Trot Tracker: Trot Times for Sept. 28: Bobby Abreu, All AloneLarry Granillo2012-09-29
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessValue Picks: Outfielders for 5/4/12Rob McQuown2012-05-04
This article requires BP Premium accessKiss'Em Goodbye: Cincinnati RedsSteven Goldman2011-09-20
This article requires BP Premium accessKiss'Em Goodbye: Cincinnati RedsESPN Insider2011-09-20
This article requires BP Premium accessKiss'Em Goodbye: Cincinnati RedsKevin Goldstein2011-09-20
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of July 31Kevin Goldstein2011-08-01
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of June 14Kevin Goldstein2011-06-15
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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2013-05-29 18:30:00 (link to chat)In an NL-only deep Ultra dynasty league, I was recently offered Cliff Lee for Michael Wacha, Luis Valbuena, Daniel Hudson, Jameson Taillon and Chris Heisey. I thought I was being asked tp give up too much, and asked for more in return. Lee's owner then turned around and traded Lee for Randall Delgado, Dave Sappelt, Tyler Cloyd, Francisco Peguero and Khris Davis. This deal struck me as either ludicrous or retaliatory: He gave up up top starter (Lee has had four excellent starts since then) for three fifth outfielders and two fifth starters. Am I wrong to think these two offers are not on the same planet?
(gerrybraun from san diego)
Hi Gerry.

Without knowing the salaries/contracts of the players involved, I'd agree that the two offers don't compare. Taillon and Wacha are both potentially #2 starters for your future team and Hudson is a good bounce back candidate assuming health. Even if I'm being generous, I don't see how Delgado and Cloyd are going to be better than Taillon and Wacha, and the hitters really seem like bench guys who maybe start at some point if they get really, really lucky. My guess is that the deal was ludicrous rather than retaliatory, but you have every right to be annoyed at your league mate. (Mike Gianella)
2011-04-18 13:00:00 (link to chat)Dave Sappelt continues to rake in Louisville (.333/.388/.533). The Reds sent him back to AAA nominally to work on his baserunning. Though it clearly needs improvement, the bat is ready and he's a plus LF defensively. Does he have real trade value or is he simply too small to gain the confidence of potential trade partners?
(RMR from Chicago)
I think even if you dream on him, he's a second-division starter. (Kevin Goldstein)


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