Biographical

Portrait of Richard Espy

Richard Espy 1BRockies

Rockies Player Cards | Rockies Team Audit | Rockies Depth Chart

2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 24)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
250 .215 3 18 22 0 .191 -1.2
Birth Date10-30-1989
Height6' 1"
Weight210 lbs
Age24 years, 11 months, 22 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
2011
2012
2013
-1.22014
+proj
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.
Minor league stats are currently shownClick to hide.
YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
2011 IDA Rk 62 267 .296 .275 .345 .433 .269 .394 107 11.5 8.4 -5.4 3.5 1.6 14.6 1.7 14.6 1.7
2012 KNC A 82 311 .243 .256 .322 .377 .260 .314 100 -5.7 9.2 -5.8 5.5 0.9 -4.0 0.2 -6.3 -0.1
2013 ASH A 1 4 .407 .230 .336 .323 .260 .333 98 0.6 0.1 -0.1 0.0 0.1 0.7 0.1 0.7 0.1
2013 MOD A+ 1 2 -.032 .265 .315 .458 .246 .000 85 -0.6 0.1 0 0.0 0.0 -0.8 -0.1 -0.8 -0.1
2014 MOD A+ 69 279 .208 .271 .336 .424 .270 .242 101 -15.9 8.1 -1.2 -6.2 0.9 -7.1 -1.3 -7.5 -1.4

Statistics For All Levels

Minor league stats are currently shownClick to hide.
Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2011 IDA Rk 267 43 74 17 1 7 39 20 59 2 1 .318 .391 .489 .172 .296 14.6 3.5 1.7
2012 KNC A 311 33 74 15 0 3 27 16 62 6 0 .255 .300 .338 .083 .243 -6.3 5.5 -0.1
2013 ASH A 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .000 .407 0.7 0.0 0.1
2013 MOD A+ 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.032 -0.8 0.0 -0.1
2014 MOD A+ 279 37 57 14 1 9 28 7 61 2 1 .213 .238 .373 .160 .208 -7.5 -6.2 -1.4

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

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status

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 525 49 133 26 1 7 50 24 125 1 0 .273 .309 .377 .240 -5.9 1B 7, 3B 0 0.1
80o 499 44 119 23 1 7 45 21 122 1 0 .253 .288 .350 .224 -13.5 1B 6, 3B 0 -0.8
70o 481 40 108 21 1 6 42 20 120 1 0 .239 .273 .330 .212 -18.5 1B 6, 3B 0 -1.4
60o 465 37 100 19 1 6 39 18 119 1 0 .227 .259 .314 .201 -22.4 1B 6, 3B 0 -1.8
50o 450 34 92 18 1 5 36 17 117 0 0 .216 .247 .298 .192 -25.8 1B 6, 3B 0 -2.2
40o 435 32 85 16 1 5 34 15 115 0 0 .205 .235 .283 .182 -28.9 1B 5, 3B 0 -2.6
30o 419 29 77 15 1 4 31 14 113 0 0 .193 .222 .266 .172 -32.0 1B 5, 3B 0 -2.9
20o 401 26 69 13 1 4 29 12 110 0 0 .179 .207 .247 .160 -35.1 1B 5, 3B 0 -3.3
10o 375 22 58 11 1 3 25 10 106 0 0 .160 .185 .221 .144 -38.8 1B 5, 3B 0 -3.7
Weighted Mean45836951815381711800.222.254.307.197-24.01B 6, 3B 0-2.0

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
201525250235110042111630.220.257.313.212-1.6-17.8-0.5-3.614.9-28.63.1
20162625023531114229630.221.255.324.212-1.6-17.6-0.5-3.614.9-28.53.1
201727577551212411052231431.223.259.324.216-1.5-20.9-1.2-8.214.9-26.47.1
201828608601282511258261520.225.261.336.220-1.3-19.2-1.4-8.714.9-24.17.5
201929633611342621158271570.224.261.328.217-1.4-20.9-1.4-9.014.9-25.57.8
202030620601282511157281530.222.262.328.218-1.4-20.7-1.5-8.814.9-25.37.6
202131601571242411054271500.220.259.323.215-1.6-21.8-1.3-8.614.9-26.97.4
20223262358125251954291560.216.257.311.210-1.9-25.1-1.5-8.914.9-29.77.7
202333635611302411157291560.220.260.320.214-1.6-22.9-1.5-9.114.9-27.27.8

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
out of baseballout of baseballout of baseballout of baseballout of baseballout of baseballout of baseball

Comparable Players (Similarity Index 85)

Rank Score Name Year TAv Trend
1 95 Ryan Norwood 2007 .000 DNP
2 93 Kent Sakamoto 2008 .000 DNP
3 93 Helder Velazquez 2013 .000 DNP
4 92 Ben Lasater 2008 .000 DNP
5 92 Trever Adams 2013 .000 DNP
6 92 Greg Creek 2007 .000 DNP
7 92 Rafael Vera 2012 .000 DNP
8 92 Douglas Landaeta 2013 .000 DNP
9 92 Brent Greer 2012 .000 DNP
10 91 Joshua Petersen 2007 .000 DNP
11 91 Tim Pahuta 2007 .000 DNP
12 91 Drew Hedman 2011 .000 DNP
13 91 A.J. Van Slyke 2008 .000 DNP
14 91 Grant Buckner 2012 .000 DNP
15 91 Franklin Hernandez 2011 .000 DNP
16 90 Joe Becker 2010 .000 DNP
17 90 Jared Bolden 2011 .000 DNP
18 90 Jhonny Medrano 2012 .000 DNP
19 90 Kenneth Williams 2010 .000 DNP
20 90 Jeff Kindel 2007 .000 DNP
21 89 Kyle Shelton 2010 .000 DNP
22 88 Ramon Ramirez 2010 .000 DNP
23 88 Matthew Repec 2008 .000 DNP
24 88 Ronald Garth 2009 .000 DNP
25 88 Henry Moreno 2013 .000 DNP
26 87 Freddie Thon 2008 .000 DNP
27 87 Joe Bonfe 2012 .000 DNP
28 87 Ryan Royster 2011 .000 DNP
29 87 Jamar Walton 2010 .000 DNP
30 87 Brett Pill 2009 .000 DNP
31 87 Brad McCann 2007 .000 DNP
32 87 Michael Flacco 2011 .000 DNP
33 87 Humberto Sosa 2010 .000 DNP
34 86 Mike Paulk 2008 .000 DNP
35 86 Johan Limonta 2008 .000 DNP
36 86 Luke Murton 2010 .000 DNP
37 85 Hunter Mense 2009 .000 DNP
38 85 Daniel Berg 2009 .000 DNP
39 85 Matt Downs 2008 .000 DNP
40 85 J.T. Restko 2009 .000 DNP
41 85 Rawley Bishop 2010 .000 DNP
42 84 Carlos Mendez 2011 .000 DNP
43 84 Tommy Everidge 2007 .000 DNP
44 84 Jared Clark 2010 .000 DNP
45 84 Johny Celis 2010 .000 DNP
46 84 Dee Brown 2007 .000 DNP
47 83 Brian Harrison 2013 .000 DNP
48 83 Andres Perez 2008 .000 DNP
49 83 Lee Cruz 2007 .000 DNP
50 83 Raymond Kruml 2010 .000 DNP
51 83 Tyler Graham 2008 .000 DNP
52 83 Travis Becktel 2007 .000 DNP
53 83 Michael Collins 2009 .000 DNP
54 83 Brandon Timm 2009 .000 DNP
55 83 Jake Blalock 2008 .000 DNP
56 83 Mark Ori 2008 .000 DNP
57 83 Mickey Wiswall 2013 .000 DNP
58 83 Robbie Widlansky 2009 .000 DNP
59 83 Leury Bonilla 2009 .000 DNP
60 83 Casey Haerther 2012 .000 DNP
61 83 Michael Earley 2012 .000 DNP
62 83 Aaron Westlake 2013 .000 DNP
63 82 Ozzie Lewis 2010 .000 DNP
64 82 Jonel Pacheco 2007 .000 DNP
65 82 Rian Kiniry 2011 .000 DNP
66 82 Ole Sheldon 2007 .000 DNP
67 82 Jake Blackwood 2010 .000 DNP
68 82 Greg Rohan 2010 .000 DNP
69 82 Eli Iorg 2007 .000 DNP
70 82 D.J. Wabick 2008 .000 DNP
71 82 Charlie Fermaint 2010 .000 DNP
72 82 Angelberth Montilla 2013 .000 DNP
73 82 Andrew Jenkins 2008 .000 DNP
74 82 David Rubinstein 2011 .000 DNP
75 82 Samuel Sime 2011 .000 DNP
76 82 Justin Miller 2013 .000 DNP
77 82 Nathan Hanson 2011 .000 DNP
78 82 Ryde Rodriguez 2012 .000 DNP
79 82 Paulo Orlando 2010 .000 DNP
80 82 Denis Phipps 2010 .000 DNP
81 82 Manuel O. Rodriguez 2009 .000 DNP
82 82 Kevyn Feiner 2011 .000 DNP
83 82 Peter Lavin 2012 .000 DNP
84 82 Mauro Gomez 2009 .000 DNP
85 82 Ryan Reed 2008 .000 DNP
86 81 Matt Moses 2009 .000 DNP
87 81 Salvador Sanchez 2010 .000 DNP
88 81 Mike Kvasnicka 2013 .000 DNP
89 81 Keoni Ruth 2009 .000 DNP
90 81 David Paisano 2012 .000 DNP
91 81 Sean Halton 2011 .000 DNP
92 81 Will Venable 2007 .000 DNP
93 81 Luke Grayson 2007 .000 DNP
94 81 Ryan Stovall 2011 .000 DNP
95 81 Carlos Duran 2007 .000 DNP
96 81 Steven Liddle 2012 .000 DNP
97 81 Chris Emanuele 2008 .000 DNP
98 81 Timothy Smalling 2012 .000 DNP
99 81 Matthew Sulentic 2012 .000 DNP
100 81 Shane Keough 2011 .000 DNP

Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv

BP Annual Player Comments

No BP Book Comments have been found for this player.

BP Articles

No BP Articles have mentioned this player.



BP Chats

No BP chats have mentioned this guy.

BP Roundtables

No BP Roundtables have mentioned this guy.

 

PITCHf/x Hitter Profile

A Collaboration between BrooksBaseball.net and Baseball Prospectus - Pitch classifications provided by Pitch Info LLC