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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 27)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
250 .210 2 20 19 1 .202 -0.3
Birth Date1-7-1987
Height6' 1"
Weight205 lbs
Age27 years, 9 months, 17 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
2011
2012
-0.12013
-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
2013 SEA 26 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.017 -0.5 -0.0 -0.1
Career12200000001000000.000.000.000-.017-0.5-0.0-0.1

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 EVE A- 19 73 .303 .253 .335 .355 .261 .294 109 3 1.9 0.9 0.0 -0.0 6.3 0.7 6.3 0.7
2009 PUL Rk 10 35 .241 .258 .333 .375 .249 .286 119 -0.7 1.0 0.4 0.1 0.3 0.9 0.1 0.9 0.1
2010 CLN A 32 126 .219 .249 .324 .366 .250 .291 101 -5.4 3.6 2.1 -0.3 -0.2 4.7 0.4 4.7 0.4
2010 WTN AA 24 86 .254 .273 .344 .402 .267 .290 104 -0.6 2.5 1.5 -0.1 -1.1 3.0 0.3 3.0 0.3
2011 WTN AA 83 289 .217 .265 .337 .406 .257 .276 112 -13.8 8.5 5.2 -0.9 -1.9 -0.3 -0.1 -0.3 -0.1
2012 HDS A+ 1 4 .294 .237 .327 .370 .268 .000 133 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0
2012 TAC AAA 34 123 .228 .279 .342 .426 .268 .277 95 -4.5 3.7 2.2 0.3 0.5 2.7 0.3 2.7 0.3
2013 SEA MLB 1 2 -.017 .275 .319 .411 .265 .000 90 -0.5 0.1 0 -0.0 0.0 -0.5 -0.1 -0.5 -0.1
2013 WTN AA 22 74 .156 .239 .310 .351 .248 .213 101 -7.8 2.0 1.2 0.2 -1.1 -3.6 -0.4 -3.6 -0.4
2013 TAC AAA 37 137 .233 .270 .337 .410 .261 .309 99 -4 3.9 2.4 0.4 -0.7 4.1 0.5 4.1 0.5
2014 HAR AA 22 76 .224 .255 .321 .377 .255 .339 103 -2.8 2.1 1.4 -0.1 0.5 -0.7 -0.1 -1.9 -0.2

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 PUL Rk 35 6 6 2 0 0 1 6 5 0 0 .231 .429 .308 .077 .241 0.9 0.1 0.1
2009 EVE A- 73 16 18 8 1 3 15 5 8 0 0 .290 .397 .597 .306 .303 6.3 0.0 0.7
2010 CLN A 126 15 26 6 1 1 18 7 27 0 0 .228 .290 .325 .096 .219 4.7 -0.3 0.4
2010 WTN AA 86 9 19 6 1 1 6 4 17 0 0 .241 .291 .380 .139 .254 3.0 -0.1 0.3
2011 WTN AA 289 27 51 9 0 1 20 32 55 0 1 .216 .321 .267 .051 .217 -0.3 -0.9 -0.1
2012 TAC AAA 123 11 25 7 0 2 14 5 28 1 1 .229 .261 .349 .119 .228 2.7 0.3 0.3
2012 HDS A+ 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000 .250 .000 .000 .294 0.2 0.1 0.0
2013 TAC AAA 137 8 31 2 2 2 11 11 27 0 3 .252 .324 .350 .098 .233 4.1 0.4 0.5
2013 WTN AA 74 5 11 2 0 1 4 4 21 1 0 .159 .205 .232 .072 .156 -3.6 0.2 -0.4
2013 SEA MLB 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.017 -0.5 -0.0 -0.1
2014 HAR AA 76 7 19 5 0 0 6 4 14 0 0 .271 .320 .343 .071 .224 -1.9 -0.1 -0.2

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
2013 6 0.5000 0.5000 0.6667 0.3333 0.6667 1.0000 0.5000 0.3333
Career60.50.50.66670.33330.666710.50.3333

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2012-05-22 2012-06-29 Minors 38 34 - Groin Contusion - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d1 year (2013)

Details
  • 1 year (2013). Contract selected by Seattle 6/5/13. DFA by Seattle 6/11/13. Sent outright to Triple-A 6/13/13.
  • Drafted by Seattle 2009 (30-893) (Dallas Baptist).

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 518 49 116 23 2 7 48 38 119 3 3 .251 .308 .359 .250 9.4 C 0 1.0
80o 494 45 106 21 2 7 43 34 117 3 2 .235 .290 .336 .236 1.9 C 0 0.2
70o 478 41 97 19 2 6 40 32 115 2 2 .224 .276 .319 .225 -3.0 C 0 -0.3
60o 463 39 91 18 2 6 38 29 113 2 2 .214 .265 .305 .216 -7.0 C 0 -0.7
50o 450 36 84 16 2 5 36 28 112 2 2 .205 .255 .292 .207 -10.5 C 0 -1.1
40o 437 34 77 15 1 5 34 26 110 2 2 .196 .244 .279 .199 -13.7 C 0 -1.5
30o 422 31 72 14 1 5 31 24 108 2 2 .186 .233 .265 .189 -17.0 C 0 -1.8
20o 406 29 65 13 1 4 29 21 105 2 1 .175 .220 .249 .179 -20.5 C 0 -2.2
10o 382 25 57 11 1 4 26 18 102 1 1 .160 .201 .227 .164 -24.7 C 0 -2.7
Weighted Mean45737881726372811222.209.260.298.211-8.8C 0-0.9

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
5% 10% 6% 10% 17%

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
20152825022439121818671.191.255.265.193-2.6-23.7-0.71.314.5-38.80.1
20162925022418131915641.180.237.262.185-3.2-29.1-0.61.214.9-44.70.1
20173025022438121817641.192.252.264.191-2.7-25.3-0.61.214.9-40.80.1
201831297265110132219771.188.247.262.189-2.9-27.1-0.81.314.9-42.50.1
2019326045298172642411591.181.244.251.185-3.1-28.9-1.52.514.9-44.80.3
20203363954101181543411720.176.237.240.178-3.6-33.0-1.62.414.9-48.80.3
2021346225298181541401660.176.236.239.177-3.6-33.7-1.52.214.9-49.40.3
2022356345299181440421730.174.236.231.175-3.8-35.2-1.62.114.9-50.60.3
2023366235196171440431680.173.236.229.175-3.8-35.6-1.61.814.9-50.80.3

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
0.90.10.30out of baseball0.11.2

Comparable Players (Similarity Index 83)

Rank Score Name Year TAv Trend
1 95 Mike Rabelo 2007 .225
2 95 Javi Herrera 2008 .000 DNP
3 95 Matt Pagnozzi 2010 .324
4 94 Josh Arhart 2007 .000 DNP
5 93 Mike Nickeas 2010 .118
6 93 John Purdom 2008 .000 DNP
7 92 John Suomi 2008 .000 DNP
8 92 Craig Albernaz 2010 .000 DNP
9 92 Joel Weeks 2012 .000 DNP
10 92 Doug Pickens 2012 .000 DNP
11 92 Beau Seabury 2012 .000 DNP
12 91 Adam Donachie 2011 .000 DNP
13 90 Tuffy Gosewisch 2011 .000 DNP
14 90 Nick Derba 2013 .000 DNP
15 89 Omir Santos 2008 .076
16 89 Gustavo Molina 2009 .000 DNP
17 89 Elio Sarmiento 2013 .000 DNP
18 87 Jeff Kunkel 2010 .000 DNP
19 87 Anderson De La Rosa 2012 .000 DNP
20 86 Jeff Howell 2010 .000 DNP
21 86 Jackson Williams 2013 .000 DNP
22 86 Adam Ricks 2010 .000 DNP
23 86 Tony Richie 2009 .000 DNP
24 86 Max St. Pierre 2007 .000 DNP
25 85 Matt Tupman 2007 .000 DNP
26 85 Wilkin Castillo 2011 .000 DNP
27 85 John Otness 2009 .000 DNP
28 85 Miguel Perez 2011 .000 DNP
29 84 Donny Lucy 2010 .359
30 84 Matt Pali 2008 .000 DNP
31 84 Mitch Canham 2012 .000 DNP
32 83 Ryan Budde 2007 .102
33 83 Miguel Fermin 2012 .000 DNP
34 83 Chris Robinson 2011 .000 DNP
35 83 Cody Clark 2009 .000 DNP
36 83 Tim Duff 2008 .000 DNP
37 83 Steven Lerud 2012 .114
38 83 Bobby Kingsbury 2008 .000 DNP
39 83 Richard Lane 2007 .000 DNP
40 83 Mark Ori 2011 .000 DNP
41 82 Brian Ward 2013 .000 DNP
42 82 Drew Butera 2011 .163
43 82 Ian Bladergroen 2010 .000 DNP
44 82 Ed Easley 2013 .000 DNP
45 82 Brant Colamarino 2008 .000 DNP
46 82 Mark Wagner 2011 .000 DNP
47 82 Greg Creek 2010 .000 DNP
48 82 Tyrell Godwin 2007 .000 DNP
49 81 Chuck Caufield 2011 .000 DNP
50 81 Damaso Espino 2010 .000 DNP
51 81 Brandon Sing 2008 .000 DNP
52 81 Tyler LaTorre 2010 .000 DNP
53 81 Shaun Larkin 2007 .000 DNP
54 81 Clint Sammons 2010 .000 DNP
55 80 Pat Osborn 2008 .000 DNP
56 80 P.J. Pilittere 2009 .000 DNP
57 80 Brian Finegan 2009 .000 DNP
58 80 Craig Tatum 2010 .228
59 80 Kevin Smith 2011 .000 DNP
60 80 Warren Schaeffer 2012 .000 DNP
61 80 Taber Lee 2008 .000 DNP
62 80 Erick Monzon 2009 .000 DNP
63 80 Skyler Stromsmoe 2011 .000 DNP
64 80 Alvin Colina 2009 .000 DNP
65 79 Mike Eylward 2007 .000 DNP
66 79 Steve Kleen 2010 .000 DNP
67 79 Seth Bynum 2008 .000 DNP
68 79 Jeremy Brown 2007 .000 DNP
69 79 Dayton Buller 2008 .000 DNP
70 79 Ryan Klosterman 2009 .000 DNP
71 79 Kenneth Williams 2013 .000 DNP
72 79 Eric Eymann 2011 .000 DNP
73 79 Alex Fernandez 2008 .000 DNP
74 79 Joe Becker 2013 .000 DNP
75 79 Devin Ivany 2010 .000 DNP
76 79 Doug Bernier 2007 .000 DNP
77 79 Michael Mitchell 2013 .000 DNP
78 79 Chris Denove 2010 .000 DNP
79 79 Kurt Mertins 2013 .000 DNP
80 79 Nevin Ashley 2012 .000 DNP
81 79 Edwin Bellorin 2009 .210
82 79 Chris McConnell 2013 .000 DNP
83 79 Travis Hanson 2008 .000 DNP
84 79 Ozzie Chavez 2011 .000 DNP
85 79 Brett Hayes 2011 .263
86 79 Carlo Cota 2008 .000 DNP
87 79 Carlos Corporan 2011 .179
88 79 Felix Perez 2012 .000 DNP
89 78 Reid Gorecki 2008 .000 DNP
90 78 Noochie Varner 2008 .000 DNP
91 78 Brad Davis 2010 .255
92 78 Raul Padron 2012 .000 DNP
93 78 Greg Thissen 2008 .000 DNP
94 78 Pedro Cotto 2009 .000 DNP
95 78 Juan Tejeda 2009 .000 DNP
96 78 Adam Fox 2009 .000 DNP
97 78 Kennard Bibbs 2007 .000 DNP
98 78 Gil Velazquez 2007 .000 DNP
99 78 Bobby Wilson 2010 .241
100 78 Eric Rodland 2007 .000 DNP

Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .000 .000 .000 -.049
30 vs L (2013) .000 .000 .000 -.049

BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2014 Due to publishing agreements, the 2014 player comments and team essays are only available in the Baseball Prospectus 2014 book (available in hardcopy, e-book, and Kindle).

BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
BP Unfiltered: Gonzalez Germen and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad InningBen Lindbergh2013-06-14
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: June 14, 2013Clint Chisam2013-06-14
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: June 12, 2013Clint Chisam2013-06-12
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: June 6, 2013Clint Chisam2013-06-06
BP Unfiltered: Vladimir Guerrero, Old Habits, and Dying HardBen Lindbergh2012-06-11


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Advanced Catching Metrics

Year Framing Chances Extra Strikes Framing Runs Framing Runs per 7000 Blocking Chances PB/WP Saved Blocking Runs Blocking Runs per 7000 Total Receiving Runs Total Receiving Runs per 7000
2013 73 0 -0.1 -14.4 40 0.0 0.0 0.1 -0.1 -14.3

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