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Matt Szczur CFCubs

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2016 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 26)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
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Birth Date7-20-1989
Height6' 0"
Weight200 lbs
Age26 years, 11 months, 8 days
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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 CHN 24 33 66 62 6 14 2 0 2 22 4 11 0 0 5 0 0 .226 .273 .355 .216 -1.3 1.3 -0.0
2015 CHN 25 47 80 72 5 16 5 0 1 24 6 15 0 1 1 8 2 0 .222 .278 .333 .229 0.1 -2.0 -0.2
2016 CHN 26 45 74 69 13 20 1 1 3 32 4 15 0 0 1 15 1 1 .290 .329 .464 .278 3.9 0.3 0.4
Career12522020324508167814410122831.246.294.384.2422.6-0.40.2

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
2010 PEO A 6 30 .229 .268 .353 .414 .000 .238 102 -1 0.9 0.1 1.0 -0.2 -0.3 0.1 -0.3 0.1
2010 BOI A- 18 82 .322 .257 .340 .365 .000 .468 109 5.3 2.3 -0.7 -0.4 -1.9 5.0 0.5 5.0 0.5
2010 CUB Rk 1 4 .486 .291 .355 .443 .000 .500 89 0.7 0.1 -0.1 0.0 0.0 0.7 0.1 0.7 0.1
2011 PEO A 66 298 .305 .252 .317 .370 .000 .335 93 14.3 8.6 0.2 1.2 2.4 25.5 2.7 25.5 2.7
2011 DAY A+ 43 182 .250 .274 .332 .408 .000 .268 103 -2 5.5 0.2 0.3 -0.3 3.4 0.4 3.4 0.4
2012 DAY A+ 78 352 .282 .257 .326 .375 .000 .344 108 8.6 10.5 -1.3 5.0 4.2 22.1 2.7 22.1 2.7
2012 TEN AA 35 158 .238 .250 .331 .379 .000 .250 102 -3.6 4.4 -0.5 2.6 2.7 2.9 0.6 2.9 0.6
2012 MSS Wnt 24 107 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .287 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 TEN AA 128 574 .264 .243 .317 .364 .000 .323 103 2.3 15.6 -0.5 -0.3 2.6 20.0 2.1 20.0 2.1
2014 CHN MLB 33 66 .216 .243 .304 .374 .000 .245 99 -2.7 1.7 -0.3 1.3 -0.0 -1.3 -0.0 -1.3 -0.0
2014 IOW AAA 116 457 .230 .269 .334 .413 .000 .318 92 -15.8 13.7 0 7.9 2.1 -0.1 0.8 -0.1 0.8
2015 CHN MLB 47 80 .229 .250 .312 .373 .000 .263 98 -2.4 2.2 -0.2 -2.0 0.5 0.1 -0.2 0.1 -0.2
2015 IOW AAA 70 305 .305 .272 .331 .413 .000 .330 95 14.4 8.5 -0.3 -0.9 -0.3 22.3 2.2 22.3 2.2
2016 CHN MLB 45 74 .278 .257 .339 .423 .283 .333 95 1.3 2.0 -0.4 0.3 0.9 3.9 0.4 3.9 0.4
2016 TEN AA 1 2 .288 .248 .325 .386 .263 .000 98 0.1 0.1 0 -0.0 0.4 0.5 0.1 0.5 0.1

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
2010 CUB Rk 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 .500 .750 .500 .000 .486 0.7 0.0 0.1
2010 BOI A- 82 17 29 9 0 0 8 6 11 1 0 .397 .450 .521 .123 .322 5.0 -0.4 0.5
2010 PEO A 30 6 5 1 1 0 2 3 5 0 0 .192 .300 .308 .115 .229 -0.3 1.0 0.1
2011 PEO A 298 55 86 15 1 5 27 21 28 17 5 .314 .366 .431 .117 .305 25.5 1.2 2.7
2011 DAY A+ 182 20 45 7 2 5 19 5 20 7 0 .260 .283 .410 .150 .250 3.4 0.3 0.4
2012 DAY A+ 352 68 87 19 4 2 34 47 50 38 12 .295 .394 .407 .112 .282 22.1 5.0 2.7
2012 TEN AA 158 24 30 7 4 2 6 14 29 4 2 .210 .285 .357 .147 .238 2.9 2.6 0.6
2012 MSS Wnt 107 13 24 2 2 1 13 14 10 9 3 .264 .368 .363 .099 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 TEN AA 574 78 144 27 4 3 44 50 75 22 12 .281 .350 .367 .086 .264 20.0 -0.3 2.1
2014 IOW AAA 457 52 108 16 1 1 24 30 78 30 7 .261 .315 .312 .051 .230 -0.1 7.9 0.8
2014 CHN MLB 66 6 14 2 0 2 5 4 11 0 0 .226 .273 .355 .129 .216 -1.3 1.3 -0.0
2015 IOW AAA 305 40 78 12 2 8 31 22 51 20 5 .292 .355 .442 .150 .305 22.3 -0.9 2.2
2015 CHN MLB 80 5 16 5 0 1 8 6 15 2 0 .222 .278 .333 .111 .229 0.1 -2.0 -0.2
2016 TEN AA 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000 .500 .000 .000 .288 0.5 -0.0 0.1
2016 CHN MLB 74 13 20 1 1 3 15 4 15 1 1 .290 .329 .464 .174 .278 3.9 0.3 0.4

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 216 0.5417 0.4769 0.8155 0.6496 0.2727 0.8947 0.5926 0.1845 95 0.004277
2015 293 0.4403 0.5119 0.7067 0.7364 0.3354 0.8105 0.5273 0.2933 116 0.001373
2016 259 0.5135 0.5174 0.7239 0.6842 0.3413 0.7582 0.6512 0.2761 0 0.000000
Career7680.49350.50390.74310.69440.31980.81650.58740.256970.9740.0017

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

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 CHN $511,500
2015 CHN $508,500
2014 CHN $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$508,500
2011Current$511,500
2 yrPvs + Cur$1,020,000
2 yrTotal$1,020,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 134 dRex Gary1 year/$0.5115M (2016)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5115M (2016). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/16.
  • 1 year/$0.5085M (2015). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/3/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/13.
  • 2012. Contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 11/18/11.
  • Signed new contract with Chicago Cubs 1/14/11, receiving additional $1.4M bonus to forgo football.
  • Drafted by Chicago Cubs 2010 (5-160) (Villanova) signed 6/10, 0.1M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .270 .312 .460 .294
11 vs R (Multi) .179 .243 .226 .161
18 Split (Multi) -.091 -.068 -.234 -.132
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.012 -.023 -.032 -.018
30 vs L (2015) .243 .293 .432 .281
31 vs R (2015) .200 .263 .229 .174
38 Split (2015) -.043 -.030 -.204 -.107
39 LgAvg (2015) -.009 -.021 -.026 -.016

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What You Need to Know: Big Time Timmy Jim Is Back, Big TimeAshley Varela2016-06-20
Cold Takes: The Stolen Bases Stolen From UsPatrick Dubuque2016-06-08
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This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Episode 85: May's Trending PlayersBen Murphy2016-05-13
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This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDeep League Report: Week FiveScooter Hotz2016-05-05
Rubbing Mud: Stop What You're Doing And Consider The Cubs' Incredible DefenseMatthew Trueblood2016-05-03
Expert FAAB Review: Week FiveMike Gianella2016-05-03
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Stash List: Third Edition, 2016J.J. Jansons2016-04-22
TDGX Transactions: Betting on BettisGeorge Bissell2016-04-20
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDeep League Report: Week TwoScooter Hotz2016-04-14
What You Need to Know: The Year Of The Botched Infield FlyDaniel Rathman2016-04-12
Expert FAAB Review: Week TwoMike Gianella2016-04-12
What You Need to Know: The One Unambiguous Evil In This World Is Kyle Schwarber Going Down In A HeapNicolas Stellini2016-04-08
Transaction Analysis: Fowler Comes In WAY Under BudgetRian Watt2016-02-26
Transaction Analysis: Fowler Comes In WAY Under BudgetBryan Grosnick2016-02-26
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BP Wrigleyville: The Cubs Have Holes to Fill... and the Right People to Decide How to Fill ThemSahadev Sharma2015-06-30
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: June 24, 2015Daniel Rathman2015-06-24
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Philly Games FrancoR.J. Anderson2015-05-18
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: New Managers and Stolen BasesJ.P. Breen2015-04-16
BP Wrigleyville: The Value of RestMatthew Trueblood2015-04-14
Expert FAAB Review: Week TwoMike Gianella2015-04-14
This article requires BP Premium accessRumor Roundup: Experts: Matt Wieters Can SquatDaniel Rathman2015-03-18
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Cubs Get RaysySahadev Sharma2015-01-20
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This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of April 19-April 21Zach Mortimer2013-04-22
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