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J.D. Martinez LFTigers

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2014 Rest-of-Season Projections (seasonal age 26)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
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Birth Date8-21-1987
Height6' 3"
Weight220 lbs
Age26 years, 11 months, 2 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
0.22011
-1.72012
-1.12013
2.32014
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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
2011 HOU 23 53 226 208 29 57 13 0 6 88 13 48 2 3 0 35 0 1 .274 .319 .423 .258 2.5 -0.4 0.2
2012 HOU 24 113 439 395 34 95 14 3 11 148 40 96 1 2 0 55 0 2 .240 .311 .375 .238 -5.8 -10.4 -1.7
2013 HOU 25 86 310 296 24 74 17 0 7 112 10 82 0 3 0 36 2 0 .250 .272 .378 .244 -3.1 -7.5 -1.1
2014 DET 26 61 226 208 28 68 17 1 13 126 13 55 1 4 0 44 2 2 .327 .363 .606 .339 21.2 -1.1 2.2
Career313120111071152946143747476281412017045.266.312.428.26214.8-19.3-0.4

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
2009 TCV A- 53 208 .319 .242 .317 .341 .252 .360 106 12.7 5.9 -2.7 3.2 -1.5 14.4 1.8 14.4 1.8
2009 GRV Rk 19 83 .359 .253 .326 .372 .252 .448 113 9.1 2.5 -1.2 -0.2 1.1 11.6 1.1 11.6 1.1
2010 LEX A 88 393 .357 .259 .328 .383 .264 .399 98 39.5 11.2 -4.9 0.7 -2.1 45.7 4.7 45.7 4.7
2010 CCH AA 50 207 .268 .265 .339 .389 .263 .375 96 1.7 6.0 -2.1 -1.9 -2.1 4.6 0.3 4.6 0.3
2011 HOU MLB 53 226 .258 .255 .317 .396 .261 .325 101 -0.5 6.1 -1.5 -0.4 -2.4 2.5 0.2 2.5 0.2
2011 CCH AA 88 370 .317 .268 .334 .408 .254 .367 106 23.3 10.9 -3.3 -4.5 -0.8 27.7 2.3 27.7 2.3
2012 HOU MLB 113 439 .238 .254 .317 .406 .260 .290 99 -9.6 12.0 -3 -10.4 -4.0 -5.8 -1.7 -5.8 -1.7
2012 OKL AAA 23 95 .191 .272 .338 .420 .266 .284 93 -7.3 2.8 -0.9 -2.7 -1.7 -5.3 -0.8 -5.3 -0.8
2013 HOU MLB 86 310 .244 .257 .315 .403 .265 .319 99 -4.8 8.1 -2.6 -7.5 -2.3 -3.1 -1.1 -3.1 -1.1
2013 CCH AA 5 20 .287 .258 .312 .389 .254 .278 99 0.6 0.5 -0.2 -0.6 0.0 0.9 0.0 0.9 0.0
2014 DET MLB 61 226 .339 .259 .322 .400 .263 .382 111 16.9 5.9 -1.8 -1.1 -1.1 21.2 2.2 21.2 2.2
2014 TOL AAA 17 71 .354 .261 .328 .390 .248 .263 102 7.6 2.1 -0.8 -0.3 -0.5 9.2 0.9 9.2 0.9

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
2009 GRV Rk 83 17 31 9 1 5 23 5 14 0 0 .403 .446 .740 .338 .359 11.6 -0.2 1.1
2009 TCV A- 208 25 61 15 2 7 33 15 30 1 0 .326 .385 .540 .214 .319 14.4 3.2 1.8
2010 LEX A 393 83 126 31 3 15 64 33 55 3 0 .362 .434 .598 .236 .357 45.7 0.7 4.7
2010 CCH AA 207 24 57 9 1 3 25 15 42 2 2 .302 .359 .407 .106 .268 4.6 -1.9 0.3
2011 HOU MLB 226 29 57 13 0 6 35 13 48 0 1 .274 .319 .423 .149 .258 2.5 -0.4 0.2
2011 CCH AA 370 50 107 25 1 13 72 42 55 1 0 .338 .414 .546 .208 .317 27.7 -4.5 2.3
2012 HOU MLB 439 34 95 14 3 11 55 40 96 0 2 .240 .311 .375 .134 .238 -5.8 -10.4 -1.7
2012 OKL AAA 95 6 21 6 0 0 4 4 17 0 1 .233 .263 .300 .067 .191 -5.3 -2.7 -0.8
2013 CCH AA 20 1 6 2 0 1 5 0 1 0 0 .300 .300 .550 .250 .287 0.9 -0.6 0.0
2013 HOU MLB 310 24 74 17 0 7 36 10 82 2 0 .250 .272 .378 .128 .244 -3.1 -7.5 -1.1
2014 TOL AAA 71 16 20 3 1 10 22 3 17 2 0 .308 .366 .846 .538 .354 9.2 -0.3 0.9
2014 DET MLB 226 28 68 17 1 13 44 13 55 2 2 .327 .363 .606 .279 .339 21.2 -1.1 2.2

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 849 0.4876 0.5147 0.7323 0.7101 0.3287 0.8537 0.4825 0.2677
2012 1641 0.4839 0.4625 0.7866 0.6524 0.2845 0.8803 0.5851 0.2134
2013 1173 0.5115 0.5192 0.7488 0.6800 0.3508 0.8309 0.5821 0.2512
2014 893 0.4927 0.5689 0.7520 0.7659 0.3775 0.8249 0.6082 0.2480
Career45560.49340.50770.760.69250.3280.85180.56970.24

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2013-07-27 2013-09-13 15-DL 48 44 Left Wrist Sprain - -
2013-04-20 2013-05-06 15-DL 16 16 Right Knee Sprain - -
2012-09-22 2012-10-04 DTD 12 11 Left Wrist Surgery Hamate 2012-09-26 -
2012-07-31 2012-08-03 DTD 3 2 - Elbow Soreness Slipped In Dugout - -
2012-07-22 2012-07-23 DTD 1 1 - Shoulder Contusion Running Into Wall a Few Days Ago - -
2012-07-03 2012-07-03 DTD 0 0 Left Hip Strain Gluteal Muscles - -
2011-09-27 2011-09-28 DTD 1 1 Left Foot Contusion - -
2011-05-06 2011-05-20 Minors 14 0 Not Disclosed -
2011-03-01 2011-03-05 Camp 4 0 Left Thigh Strain Quadriceps -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 DET $
2013 HOU $497,800
2012 HOU $483,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$980,800
2 yrTotal$980,800

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 47 dRobert Garber1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Released by Houston 3/22/14. Signed by Detroit as a free agent 3/24/14 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Detroit 4/21/14.
  • 1 year/$0.4978M (2013). Re-signed by Houston 3/13. Sent outright to Triple-A by Houston 11/20/13.
  • 1 year/$0.483M (2012). Re-signed by Houston 3/2/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Contract purchased by Houston 7/30/11.
  • Drafted by Houston 2009 (20-611) (Nova Southeastern). $30,000 signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .248 .300 .384 .247
11 vs R (Multi) .249 .287 .380 .238
18 Split (Multi) .002 -.013 -.004 -.008
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.013 -.023 -.037 -.020
30 vs L (2013) .229 .267 .354 .235
31 vs R (2013) .260 .274 .390 .245
38 Split (2013) .031 .007 .036 .010
39 LgAvg (2013) -.011 -.021 -.036 -.019

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2014-06-26 14:00:00 (link to chat)J.D. Martinez or Alex Gordon ROS?
(Tino from NY)
Alex Gordon, and at the end of the season, I'm not so sure that it's even close. (J.P. Breen)
2014-06-26 14:00:00 (link to chat)Given J.D. Martinez's recent hot streak, what's a range of names that I should to get if I am trying to "sell high?"
(Zim from Telluride)
Completely depends on your roster construction, what past trades have looked like in your league, and whether it's a dynasty or re-draft league. My apologies on being obtuse, but it's too difficult to offer concrete help on something like this, unless I had more context and info. If I'm an opposing fantasy owner, I'm not paying much for J.D. Martinez whatsoever. I might kick the tires and hope the price is low, but I'm not giving up much. (J.P. Breen)


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