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Portrait of Rafael Valenzuela

Rafael Valenzuela 1BAstros

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 26)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
250 .213 3 21 22 3 .211 -1.3
Birth Date10-20-1987
Height6' 1"
Weight175 lbs
Age27 years, 0 months, 3 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
2010
2011
2012
2013
-1.32014
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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
2010 AST Rk 16 59 .328 .241 .291 .334 .240 .289 100 4 2.1 -0.6 -0.5 0.0 5.8 0.5 5.8 0.5
2010 GRV Rk 34 131 .303 .255 .301 .376 .262 .344 99 5.7 4.8 -1.2 0.8 1.7 9.0 1.0 9.0 1.0
2011 TCV A- 31 128 .300 .254 .331 .369 .260 .362 107 5.5 3.7 -1.2 -2.4 -0.1 8.5 0.6 8.5 0.6
2011 AST Rk 4 14 .248 .257 .322 .368 .251 .273 93 -0.2 0.4 -0.2 -0.5 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1
2012 LNC A+ 73 305 .261 .277 .340 .432 .277 .324 108 0.2 9.1 -5.6 -4.4 0.6 5.9 0.2 5.9 0.2
2013 LNC A+ 4 15 .335 .258 .329 .411 .260 .273 108 1.2 0.4 -0.3 0.2 0.1 2.0 0.2 2.0 0.2
2013 CCH AA 3 15 .044 .212 .293 .310 .223 .000 110 -3.3 0.4 -0.3 -0.2 0.4 -2.8 -0.3 -2.8 -0.3

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
2010 GRV Rk 131 18 36 12 1 3 16 6 24 2 0 .293 .326 .480 .187 .303 9.0 0.8 1.0
2010 AST Rk 59 10 14 5 2 1 7 6 6 2 1 .275 .356 .510 .235 .328 5.8 -0.5 0.5
2011 AST Rk 14 1 3 1 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 .231 .286 .308 .077 .248 -0.1 -0.5 -0.1
2011 TCV A- 128 17 36 10 0 2 18 9 21 1 0 .316 .367 .456 .140 .300 8.5 -2.4 0.6
2012 LNC A+ 305 45 78 14 4 6 35 24 48 11 4 .284 .349 .429 .145 .261 5.9 -4.4 0.2
2013 CCH AA 15 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 .000 .067 .000 .000 .044 -2.8 -0.2 -0.3
2013 LNC A+ 15 1 4 2 0 1 3 1 2 0 0 .286 .333 .643 .357 .335 2.0 0.2 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

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2011-06-21 2011-07-27 Minors 36 30 - Not Disclosed - -

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 526 56 127 24 3 9 52 36 111 9 3 .267 .321 .389 .260 5.7 1B -7, 3B 0 -0.3
80o 500 50 113 21 3 8 47 32 108 8 3 .248 .300 .362 .243 -2.6 1B -7, 3B 0 -1.1
70o 481 46 104 19 3 8 43 29 107 7 3 .235 .285 .342 .231 -8.1 1B -7, 3B 0 -1.7
60o 465 43 96 18 2 7 40 27 105 7 2 .224 .273 .326 .221 -12.4 1B -7, 3B 0 -2.1
50o 450 40 89 17 2 6 38 25 103 6 2 .214 .261 .311 .211 -16.1 1B -6, 3B 0 -2.5
40o 435 37 82 15 2 6 35 23 101 6 2 .203 .249 .296 .202 -19.6 1B -6, 3B 0 -2.9
30o 419 34 75 14 2 5 32 21 99 5 2 .192 .236 .280 .191 -23.0 1B -6, 3B 0 -3.2
20o 400 31 67 12 2 5 29 19 97 5 2 .180 .221 .261 .179 -26.6 1B -6, 3B 0 -3.6
10o 374 27 57 11 1 4 26 16 93 4 1 .162 .201 .235 .163 -30.9 1B -5, 3B 0 -4.0
Weighted Mean45842921727392610462.219.267.319.217-14.11B -7, 3B 0-2.3

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

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
201527250244810142116603.208.265.306.214-2.2-16.3-0.1-3.414.9-27.7-3.9
20162825024459142117573.198.259.299.207-2.6-19.9-0.1-3.514.9-31.3-3.9
20172925023479142115593.205.258.301.209-2.5-19.3-0.2-3.614.9-30.5-3.9
20183025024479142116602.207.265.307.212-2.3-17.1-0.2-3.614.9-28.3-3.9
20193163660118233954421506.204.263.302.210-3.7-24.3-0.7-9.114.9-29.5-9.8
20203260557111223850421445.201.261.296.208-3.8-25.3-0.8-8.614.9-30.8-9.4
202133638601152231054441534.198.259.296.207-4.0-26.8-1.0-9.114.9-31.6-9.9
20223461455111213646391493.197.253.277.199-4.4-31.4-1.1-8.814.9-36.5-9.5
20233563461119233954411482.207.265.307.213-3.6-23.4-1.2-9.114.9-28.1-9.8

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
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3 91 Jeremy Barnes 2013 .000 DNP
4 90 Jonathan Hee 2012 .000 DNP
5 90 Mark Jurich 2007 .000 DNP
6 90 Greg Dowling 2010 .000 DNP
7 90 Cyle Hankerd 2011 .000 DNP
8 90 Ron Davenport 2008 .000 DNP
9 90 Greg Creek 2009 .000 DNP
10 90 Mark Ori 2010 .000 DNP
11 89 Juan Tejeda 2008 .000 DNP
12 88 Robbie Widlansky 2011 .000 DNP
13 88 Brandon Gemoll 2007 .000 DNP
14 88 Jeremy West 2008 .000 DNP
15 87 Jeff Kindel 2009 .000 DNP
16 87 Brett Newsome 2013 .000 DNP
17 87 Kent Sakamoto 2010 .000 DNP
18 87 Andrew Jenkins 2010 .000 DNP
19 87 Tyler Graham 2010 .000 DNP
20 87 Kevin Smith 2010 .000 DNP
21 87 Michael Flacco 2013 .000 DNP
22 86 Anthony Seratelli 2009 .000 DNP
23 86 Ryan Mulhern 2007 .000 DNP
24 86 Aaron Peel 2009 .000 DNP
25 86 Drew Hedman 2013 .000 DNP
26 86 Andres Perez 2010 .000 DNP
27 85 Drew Locke 2009 .000 DNP
28 85 Michael Jones 2011 .000 DNP
29 85 Blake Lalli 2009 .000 DNP
30 85 Sharlon Schoop 2013 .000 DNP
31 85 Christopher Minaker 2010 .000 DNP
32 85 Hunter Mense 2011 .000 DNP
33 85 Todd Johnson 2011 .000 DNP
34 84 Robert Felmy 2010 .000 DNP
35 84 Adam Keim 2007 .000 DNP
36 84 Jeremy Cleveland 2008 .000 DNP
37 83 Daniel Matienzo 2007 .000 DNP
38 83 James Van Ostrand 2011 .000 DNP
39 83 Jose Lozada 2012 .000 DNP
40 83 Stephen Vogt 2011 .000 DNP
41 83 Tim Kennelly 2013 .000 DNP
42 83 Brian Buscher 2007 .247
43 83 Efren Navarro 2012 .000 DNP
44 82 Maxwell Leon 2010 .000 DNP
45 82 Logan Parker 2011 .000 DNP
46 82 Joel Weeks 2011 .000 DNP
47 82 Ricardo Nanita 2007 .000 DNP
48 82 Tim Pahuta 2009 .000 DNP
49 82 Mayo Santana 2008 .000 DNP
50 82 Pat Osborn 2007 .000 DNP
51 82 Ryan Klosterman 2008 .000 DNP
52 82 Tripper Johnson III 2008 .000 DNP
53 82 Chuck Caufield 2010 .000 DNP
54 82 Hector Gimenez 2009 .000 DNP
55 82 Ron Bourquin 2011 .000 DNP
56 82 Jhon Florentino 2010 .000 DNP
57 82 Mike Paulk 2010 .000 DNP
58 82 Joe Becker 2012 .000 DNP
59 82 Drew T Anderson 2007 .000 DNP
60 82 Greg Thissen 2007 .000 DNP
61 82 Miles Durham 2009 .000 DNP
62 82 Felix Perez 2011 .000 DNP
63 82 Wilberto Ortiz 2011 .000 DNP
64 82 P.J. Phillips 2013 .000 DNP
65 81 Michael Garciaparra 2009 .000 DNP
66 81 Mike Daniel 2011 .000 DNP
67 81 Michael Bertram 2010 .000 DNP
68 81 Greg Sexton 2011 .000 DNP
69 81 Juan Sanchez 2013 .000 DNP
70 81 Michael Mitchell 2012 .000 DNP
71 81 Gregory Thomson 2010 .000 DNP
72 81 Matt Rogelstad 2009 .000 DNP
73 81 L.V. Ware 2013 .000 DNP
74 81 Kenneth Williams 2012 .000 DNP
75 81 Ricardo Sosa 2010 .000 DNP
76 81 Luke Murton 2012 .000 DNP
77 81 Phil Avlas 2009 .000 DNP
78 81 Jay Brossman 2011 .000 DNP
79 81 Dale Mollenhauer 2012 .000 DNP
80 81 Adam Fox 2008 .000 DNP
81 81 Bobby Stevens 2013 .000 DNP
82 81 Vic Buttler 2007 .000 DNP
83 81 Matthew Repec 2010 .000 DNP
84 81 Rand Smith 2013 .000 DNP
85 81 Michael Gaffney 2008 .000 DNP
86 81 Neil Sellers 2008 .000 DNP
87 80 Chad Spann 2010 .000 DNP
88 80 Matt Thayer 2008 .000 DNP
89 80 Wes Hodges 2011 .000 DNP
90 80 Blake Davis 2010 .000 DNP
91 80 Joseph Tucker 2010 .000 DNP
92 80 Travis Hanson 2007 .000 DNP
93 80 Joshua Petersen 2009 .000 DNP
94 80 Jarred Ball 2009 .000 DNP
95 80 Billy Hart 2009 .000 DNP
96 80 Eduardo Perez 2011 .000 DNP
97 80 Sean Nicol 2013 .000 DNP
98 80 Jeff Dominguez 2013 .000 DNP
99 80 Aaron Mathews 2008 .000 DNP
100 80 Tommy Manzella 2009 .129

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