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Andrew Knapp C Phillies

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 22)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
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Birth Date11-9-1991
Height6' 1"
Weight190 lbs
Age22 years, 9 months, 21 days
BatsB
ThrowsR
2010
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2013
-1.02014
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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
2013 WPT A- 62 247 .278 .242 .313 .343 .258 .325 104 4.3 6.4 -1.3 -0.3 -3.4 6.1 0.6 6.1 0.6
2014 LWD A 72 300 .287 .259 .322 .381 .258 .375 98 8.8 8.6 0.5 -1.0 0.9 15.5 1.5 15.5 1.5
2014 CLR A+ 23 90 .163 .257 .313 .362 .247 .214 101 -9.5 2.6 -1.7 0.0 -1.1 -9.7 -1.0 -9.7 -1.0

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
2013 WPT A- 247 30 55 20 0 4 23 22 57 7 5 .253 .340 .401 .147 .278 6.1 -0.3 0.6
2014 CLR A+ 90 7 13 1 0 1 7 5 26 1 0 .157 .222 .205 .048 .163 -9.7 0.0 -1.0
2014 LWD A 300 37 79 18 4 4 23 26 68 3 3 .293 .357 .433 .141 .287 15.5 -1.0 1.5

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
2013-10-04 2013-10-04 Minors 0 0 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2013-10-04 -

Compensation

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BP Articles

Andrew Knapp is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of August 15-17Jeff Moore2014-08-18
This article requires BP Premium accessMonday Morning Ten Pack: July 14, 2014BP Prospect Staff2014-07-14
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Second Round SelectionsZach Mortimer2013-08-09
This article requires BP Premium accessPerfect Game Presents: MLB Draft Prospect Reports 51-100Allan Simpson2013-06-04
This article requires BP Premium accessPunk Hits: Eyes on the PrizeIan Miller2013-05-21
This article requires BP Premium accessScouting the Draft: Catchers to KnowNick J. Faleris2013-05-01
This article requires BP Premium accessPerfect Game Presents: Updated 2013 Top 100 Draft RankingsAllan Simpson2013-04-18
This article requires BP Premium accessPerfect Game Presents: Scouting the Cape Cod League's Top 100 ProspectsAllan Simpson2012-12-20


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2013-06-07 10:30:00 (link to chat)What are your thoughts on Andrew Knapp? He has a beautiful swing but the numbers just started to show this year.
(Adam from Shreveport)
Here's my summary write-up from late May:

A switch-hitter with the chance for average playable power from each side of the plate, Knapp profiles as a bat-first catcher athletic enough to grow into an average defender with pro instruction. The catch-and-throw game is playable, with pop times ranging from 1.98 to 2.10, but some cleanup in his transfer and footwork could conceivably drop his average delivery to a consistent sub-2.0. As a receiver, Knapp is unrefined, with a tendency to let pitches carry his glove out of the zone. He has the lower-body quickness to move side-to-side, but his technical blocking and receiving will require reps to get up to pro speed. Overall, Knapp represents a solid second-to-fourth-round investment, depending on how highly you regard his ability to convert athleticism into a playable defensive skill set with time and instruction. (Nick Faleris on the MLB Draft)


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