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2016 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 29)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
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Birth Date10-17-1986
Height5' 10"
Weight210 lbs
Age29 years, 11 months, 11 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2012
2013
-0.12014
2015
0.02016
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
2014 BOS 27 7 20 19 1 4 3 0 0 7 1 5 0 0 2 0 0 .211 .250 .368 .198 -0.5 -0.6 -0.1
Career720191430071500200.211.250.368.198-0.5-0.6-0.1

Statistics for All Levels

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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 LOW A- 22 88 .206 .246 .321 .349 .000 .206 95 -5.4 2.7 1.5 0.3 -0.9 -2.1 -0.2 -2.1 -0.2
2009 SLM A+ 2 3 -.018 .283 .342 .417 .000 .000 96 -0.9 0.1 0.1 -0.0 0.0 -0.8 -0.1 -0.8 -0.1
2010 GRN A 61 244 .319 .256 .327 .379 .000 .390 99 15 7.0 3.1 3.0 1.1 26.2 2.9 26.2 2.9
2010 SLM A+ 35 143 .306 .264 .329 .400 .000 .352 106 6.8 4.0 0.8 1.3 1.0 12.6 1.4 12.6 1.4
2010 PAW AAA 2 5 -.000 .252 .307 .364 .000 .000 85 -1.5 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 -1.3 -0.1 -1.3 -0.1
2011 SLM A+ 91 369 .273 .250 .315 .385 .000 .264 100 5.4 11.1 4.3 2.2 -0.1 20.6 2.3 20.6 2.3
2011 PME AA 21 76 .242 .244 .308 .373 .000 .255 92 -1.5 2.2 1.4 1.1 -0.7 1.3 0.2 1.3 0.2
2011 PAW AAA 1 3 .541 .278 .353 .438 .000 .000 91 1 0.1 0.1 -0.0 0.0 1.1 0.1 1.1 0.1
2012 PME AA 73 285 .261 .260 .326 .396 .000 .281 104 0.3 7.9 4.7 -3.8 0.5 13.4 1.0 13.4 1.0
2012 PAW AAA 22 83 .257 .256 .321 .386 .000 .275 96 -0.2 2.5 1.5 -2.1 0.3 4.0 0.2 4.0 0.2
2012 TOR Wnt 28 84 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .212 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 PAW AAA 84 323 .284 .255 .324 .380 .000 .284 99 8.6 9.3 4 -5.4 -0.9 20.9 1.6 20.9 1.6
2014 BOS MLB 7 20 .198 .239 .297 .375 .000 .286 102 -1.2 0.5 0.3 -0.6 -0.2 -0.5 -0.1 -0.5 -0.1
2014 PAW AAA 83 325 .252 .263 .329 .396 .000 .301 94 -2.9 9.7 1.6 -21.8 -2.7 5.8 -1.6 5.8 -1.6
2015 SYR AAA 83 325 .240 .257 .320 .366 .000 .288 98 -6.8 9.0 5.5 6.6 0.1 7.8 1.5 7.8 1.5
2016 PAW AAA 48 169 .305 .252 .314 .381 .252 .385 95 8 4.7 2.8 -4.7 -0.1 15.5 1.1 15.5 1.1

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 LOW A- 88 7 14 3 1 1 10 4 14 0 1 .179 .264 .282 .103 .206 -2.1 0.3 -0.2
2009 SLM A+ 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.018 -0.8 -0.0 -0.1
2010 GRN A 244 37 70 18 3 6 31 20 44 0 0 .327 .407 .523 .196 .319 26.2 3.0 2.9
2010 SLM A+ 143 16 33 12 0 1 17 23 21 1 0 .292 .437 .425 .133 .306 12.6 1.3 1.4
2010 PAW AAA 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.000 -1.3 0.0 -0.1
2011 SLM A+ 369 39 77 20 0 11 66 45 56 4 1 .247 .350 .417 .170 .273 20.6 2.2 2.3
2011 PME AA 76 4 14 5 0 0 2 9 11 0 0 .212 .316 .288 .076 .242 1.3 1.1 0.2
2011 PAW AAA 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 0 2 0 0 .333 .333 1.333 1.000 .541 1.1 -0.0 0.1
2012 PME AA 285 29 62 14 2 6 26 31 42 0 0 .251 .351 .397 .146 .261 13.4 -3.8 1.0
2012 TOR Wnt 84 8 12 5 0 1 7 8 21 0 0 .164 .262 .274 .110 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 PAW AAA 83 8 17 5 0 3 11 9 20 0 0 .233 .313 .425 .192 .257 4.0 -2.1 0.2
2013 PAW AAA 323 32 74 19 0 14 45 34 59 1 1 .262 .350 .479 .216 .284 20.9 -5.4 1.6
2014 BOS MLB 20 1 4 3 0 0 2 1 5 0 0 .211 .250 .368 .158 .198 -0.5 -0.6 -0.1
2014 PAW AAA 325 35 69 19 0 4 30 29 71 0 0 .241 .317 .350 .108 .252 5.8 -21.8 -1.6
2015 SYR AAA 325 28 64 20 1 1 26 32 65 0 0 .227 .316 .316 .089 .240 7.8 6.6 1.5
2016 PAW AAA 169 14 45 12 0 3 16 20 34 0 0 .308 .399 .452 .144 .305 15.5 -4.7 1.1

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
2014 86 0.4767 0.3605 0.6774 0.5122 0.2222 0.6667 0.7000 0.3226 45 -0.001135
Career860.47670.36050.67740.51220.22220.66670.70.322645-0.0011

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
2012-05-12 2012-05-20 Minors 8 0 Right Thigh Strain Quadriceps - -
2007-03-02 2007-06-05 Coll 95 0 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2015 WAS $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 45 d1 year (2015)

Details
  • 1 year (2015). Acquired by Washington in trade 1/14/15 after being DFA by Boston 1/7/15. Signed by Washington 3/15. DFA by Washington 7/28/15. Sent outright to Triple-A 7/31/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by Boston 3/7/14.
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013). Contract purchased by Boston 11/20/12. Re-signed by Boston 3/2/13.
  • Signed by Boston as an amateur free agent 7/28/09 (Arizona).

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BP Articles

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This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: September 11, 2014Chris Mosch2014-09-11
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: August 14, 2014Daniel Rathman2014-08-14
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Call-Up: Christian VazquezAl Skorupa2014-07-10
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Call-Up: Christian VazquezBen Carsley2014-07-10
In A Pickle: Becoming an Empowered and Informed Member of SocietyJason Wojciechowski2013-03-21
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of May 30Kevin Goldstein2011-05-31


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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
2009 afa 0 .000 0.0 32 .000 -0.0 0 .000 .000 0.0 -0.0 0.0
2009 asx 0 .000 0.0 1019 -.001 0.5 30 -.026 -.002 0.5 1.0 0.0
2010 afx 0 .000 0.0 2333 -.005 3.8 73 .035 -.009 -1.4 2.4 0.0
2010 afa 0 .000 0.0 1029 -.002 0.6 24 .004 -.010 0.1 0.7 0.0
2010 aaa 106 -.002 -0.0 68 -.000 0.0 3 -.000 .000 0.0 -0.0 0.0
2011 aaa 66 .000 0.0 29 -.000 0.0 0 .000 -.000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 afa 0 .000 0.0 3112 -.002 1.6 98 -.004 .004 0.3 1.8 0.0
2011 aax 0 .000 0.0 939 -.000 0.1 27 -.018 .006 0.3 0.4 0.0
2012 aax 4985 -.005 -4.3 2977 -.002 2.1 84 .006 -.001 -0.3 -2.5 0.0
2012 aaa 1639 -.008 -2.4 900 -.000 0.1 17 -.029 -.004 0.4 -2.0 0.0
2013 aaa 5733 -.008 -8.3 3434 -.001 1.5 73 -.013 -.001 0.6 -6.1 0.0
2014 mlb 342 -.013 -0.6 222 .000 -0.0 3 .025 -.002 -0.0 -0.7 0.0
2014 aaa 4213 -.029 -20.6 2451 .000 -0.1 48 .029 .000 -0.9 -21.7 0.0
2015 aaa 6096 .011 10.6 3588 -.000 0.4 67 .028 -.001 -1.2 9.8 0.0
2016 aaa 3212 -.009 -4.6 0 .000 0.0 34 .024 .000 -0.5 -5.1 0.0

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