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Birth Date5-14-1993
Height5' 10"
Weight170 lbs
Age24 years, 0 months, 9 days
BatsB
ThrowsR
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0.52016
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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
2016 PHI 23 15 69 57 10 15 4 0 0 19 8 19 2 0 2 6 5 1 .263 .373 .333 .282 3.9 1.3 0.5
Career156957101540019819202651.263.373.333.2823.91.30.5

Statistics for All Levels

'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
2012 WPT A- 66 309 .300 .253 .318 .357 .264 .357 98 12.9 8.5 3.9 -12.0 7.1 32.4 2.1 32.4 2.1
2013 LWD A 67 298 .263 .244 .322 .358 .265 .297 90 1.1 8.3 3.8 -18.9 0.1 13.2 -0.6 13.2 -0.6
2014 CLR A+ 88 382 .259 .257 .322 .376 .253 .316 100 -0.6 11.2 1.7 -2.3 3.1 15.4 1.3 15.4 1.3
2015 REA AA 58 257 .283 .255 .319 .371 .259 .360 107 5.9 6.9 0.6 3.2 6.2 19.6 2.5 19.6 2.5
2016 PHI MLB 15 69 .282 .261 .329 .425 .276 .395 87 1.5 2.0 -0.4 1.3 0.8 3.9 0.5 3.9 0.5
2016 REA AA 71 322 .278 .260 .330 .394 .264 .357 115 5.7 8.7 0.5 -2.4 9.6 24.5 2.4 24.5 2.4
2016 PHL Rk 6 24 .410 .231 .304 .323 .238 .579 100 4 0.7 -0.1 -0.3 1.7 6.3 0.6 6.3 0.6
2017 LEH AAA 40 172 .263 .258 .324 .398 .261 .387 97 0.5 5.1 0.1 -0.3 2.7 8.5 0.8 8.5 0.8

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
2012 WPT A- 309 56 75 9 11 1 23 28 61 30 6 .281 .370 .408 .127 .300 32.4 -12.0 2.1
2013 LWD A 298 37 62 7 3 5 21 27 64 32 9 .238 .323 .346 .108 .263 13.2 -18.9 -0.6
2014 CLR A+ 382 51 84 10 3 7 36 36 80 32 12 .257 .343 .370 .113 .259 15.4 -2.3 1.3
2015 REA AA 257 44 71 6 6 4 15 18 42 29 10 .306 .356 .435 .129 .283 19.6 3.2 2.5
2016 PHL Rk 24 6 11 2 0 0 0 1 3 5 1 .500 .522 .591 .091 .410 6.3 -0.3 0.6
2016 REA AA 322 58 82 14 6 6 25 30 68 31 8 .287 .361 .441 .154 .278 24.5 -2.4 2.4
2016 PHI MLB 69 10 15 4 0 0 6 8 19 5 1 .263 .373 .333 .070 .282 3.9 1.3 0.5
2017 LEH AAA 172 20 42 6 2 1 10 16 46 8 4 .276 .347 .362 .086 .263 8.5 -0.3 0.8

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
2016 265 0.4981 0.4264 0.6726 0.6439 0.2105 0.7647 0.3929 0.3274 0 0.000000
Career2650.49810.42640.67260.64390.21050.76470.39290.327400

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
2014-03-30 2014-05-19 Minors 50 0 - Not Disclosed - -
2013-11-01 2013-11-01 Minors 0 0 Right Lower Leg Surgery Achilles Tendon Rupture -
2013-06-25 2013-09-05 Minors 72 0 Right Wrist Fracture - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2017 PHI $
2016 PHI $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 22 dReynolds Sports1 year (2017)

Details
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by Philadelphia 3/17.
  • 1 year (2016). Contract selected by Philadelphia 11/20/15. Re-signed by Philadelphia 3/16.
  • Drafted by Philadelphia 2011 (2-66) (Port St. Joe HS, Fla.). $0.775M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .333 .444 .467 .361
11 vs R (Multi) .238 .347 .286 .254
18 Split (Multi) -.095 -.098 -.181 -.107
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.012 -.001 -.003 -.000
30 vs L (2016) .333 .444 .467 .361
31 vs R (2016) .238 .347 .286 .254
38 Split (2016) -.095 -.098 -.181 -.107
39 LgAvg (2016) -.014 .000 -.009 -.001

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2017-02-21 13:00:00 (link to chat)Hey George, What are your thoughts on Alex Dickerson? What is his upside and do you think he gets regular AB's in the Padres OF. Would also appreciate your thoughts on Roman Quinn and his potential. Thanks.
(misterbob from philly)
My colleague Alex Chamberlain is the one to ask about Dickerson. My big concern is the playing time in San Diego. They need to find at-bats for guys like Margot, Renfroe and Jankowski. Someone is going to be the odd man out. I love Roman Quinn as a source of stolen bases. I think he can be an extremely valuable fantasy commodity, but playing time and injuries are huge variable that make him difficult to project long-term. (George Bissell)
2017-01-06 13:00:00 (link to chat)What are your thoughts on Roman Quinn? Is he ready to hit enough and stay healthy enough to earn a starting spot in the Phils outfield this year? I think he can be a switch hitting .280, 50+ steal, 100+ run leadoff guy who also plays above average outfield D-----are you on board with that upside or do you think otherwise?
(misterbob from pa)
I have no idea what the Phillies are doing with their outfield in the short term. They have to start figuring out what they have with guys like Quinn, Williams, Altherr, and they still seem to be interested in a veteran RF bat after trading for Kendrick to play LF. I've always liked Quinn, and I think your projections is a little above the median, but not egregious. There is that matter of staying healthy. The injury stuff has been kind of freakish, but at a certain point you got to stay on the field for 140 games a year. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2017-01-06 13:00:00 (link to chat)Please rank the following OF prospects based upon impact this season: Lewis Brinson, Roman Quinn, Dalton Pompey, Austin Meadows, and Nick Williams. Thanks and Cheers...
(LoyalRoyal from KS)
Man, that is tough, since there is a strong case that none of them will see significant major league time.

I guess Meadows 1, contingent on how quickly--or if--they move Cutch. Then Quinn, Brinson, Williams, Pompey. Could see Brinson and Williams needing an adjustment period in the majors, and I don't know if the Jays have a use for Pompey. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2016-12-05 20:00:00 (link to chat)Who are some of your favorite late-round targets heading into 2017?
(Casey from Fargo)
I think someone like Jose Peraza or Roman Quinn bc of their ability to steal bases are intriguing. Playing time is the big variable. (George Bissell)
2016-10-06 14:00:00 (link to chat)Please rank MLB future for Naquin, Toles, Nimmo and Roman Quinn. Who has the best bat of these four?
(Bip from LA)
Despite being the guy with the most major league experience, Naquin is still weirdly risky to me. It feels like pitchers started to exploit him more as the season went on, and that is a lot of swing-and-miss, even in this era. That said, you'd probably sign on for Nimmo to turn into Naquin now, no? Toles is the better hitter, but tough to be a corner guy with below-average power. I love Quinn, but I would be cautious until he plays a full season healthy. I guess Toles, Naquin, Quinn, Nimmo. Not particularly confident in the order of the first three though. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2016-09-29 13:00:00 (link to chat)Can Roman Quinn hit enough to be a starting OF in Philly?
(Phil Lees from Philly)
I do. In fact, I think he might hit enough to hit at the top of the lineup, and with that speed, that could be ideal. There's very little power, but his ability to get on and steal bases makes him a potential 50 player. (Christopher Crawford)
2016-08-24 20:00:00 (link to chat)What are your thoughts on David Dahl---how good can he become in Colorado? Also, do you think Roman Quinn can hit enough to be an electric leadoff hitter for the Phils----starting sometime next year?
(misterbob from pa)
I love Dahl. I think he can put up some tremendous numbers there, and he could do it starting right now, certainly next year.

Regarding Roman Quinn, I'm not sure he'll ever hit or get on base enough in the majors to be an electric leadoff hitter. He could have a season or two with big stolen base numbers, though. I still just don't love his ability to get to first base. And if he does get there, it won't be next year. (Scooter Hotz)
2016-05-24 13:00:00 (link to chat)Is it realistic for Nick Williams and Roman Quinn to be starting outfielders for Philadelphia in 2017?
(Rick from San Diego)
The game is trending so young, nothing would surprise me. So I would say yes, it's realistic. (Jim Walsh)
2016-05-31 19:00:00 (link to chat)Hello, How would you compare and contrast Roman Quinn and a younger Billy Hamilton at similar points in their careers? They seem to be very similar players from a tools standpoint (speed) )but I think Quinn can become a better overall offensive player----what are your thoughts about that?
(misterbob from pa)
That's not a bad comp for Quinn and I agree that the bat has a chance to be better than Hamilton's with a touch more pop and fewer strikeouts. (James Fisher)
2016-05-04 13:00:00 (link to chat)What are your thoughts on Roman Quinn and Dave Dahl? Can Quinn hit enough to be a major SB factor at the top of the Phils lineup, and can Dahl overcome the injury issues to be a 5 tool guy for the Rockies? Thx.
(misterbob from pa)
No, Quinn won't hit enough. Could be a nice little second leadoff hitter, I guess. Dahl, I have much more faith in. Too soon to get giddy, but Dahl isn't far from the big leagues, or from making a difference there. (Matthew Trueblood)
2016-04-19 12:00:00 (link to chat)Phillies outfielders have put up a combined OPS+ of -3 this season. Is this the worst outfield ever assembled? And what does this mean for the timeline for Nick Williams and Roman Quinn?
(DPettyBraves29 from Syracuse, NY)
It's not good, that's for sure. The Opening Day lineup was tough to get enthused about; you could make the argument this team has some Triple-A aspects. However, the Phillies have assembled a great group of both new-and-old-guard people to turn this ship around. They knew--everyone knew--this season was going to be tough; as such, I think some of the things that could be said about individual player performances aren't as valid.

Like I said, it's a quality group in that front office, and especially after watching a really impressive lineup at Double-A Reading over the weekend, this might come together a little quicker than some thought (still at least 3-4 years) on the strength of exciting young players.

The Phillies are 100% in rebuild mode right now, so I don't think any lack of production by the big club would be worth impacting the development of Williams, Quinn, Cozens, or any other player they have high hopes for. All three of those guys I mentioned need plenty more minor league reps, though there's no denying if it clicks for any one of them--if not more than one--it could be an extremely exciting outfield of the future.

I tweeted this over the weekend, speaking of Cozens: the guy has more raw power than any player I've seen so far during the minor league regular season. There's a ton of questions about his hit tool and ability to use the other field--and remember, raw power only goes so far--but gosh. The guy just hits the crap out of the baseball. I saw him hit an incredibly impressive bomb (ironically, the other way) that was a no-doubter onto the LF concourse on Saturday. His other game contact was explosive, too. (Adam McInturff)
2015-09-21 20:30:00 (link to chat)Roman Quinn - Odds of everyday player by July 2017
(Davin from Pittsburgh )
In the majors? 30 percent. Anywhere? 80 percent. (Bret Sayre)
2015-06-02 18:00:00 (link to chat)Mallex Smith or Roman Quinn?
(jeff from san berdoo)
I'll go with Quinn here. (Mauricio Rubio)
2015-01-28 19:00:00 (link to chat)Does Roman Quinn hold any intrigue as a CF, or is the bat in need of too much strengthening?
(Mike from Holden, MA)
Some, Ben likes him much more than I do. I don't think there's enough hit there to become much more than a guy who steals bases and hits for an empty low average. (Mauricio Rubio)
2014-10-13 13:00:00 (link to chat)What is the outlook for Roman Quinn at this point? The Achilles injury was terrifying, but it appears he's back on track.
(ithmus from New York)
He's done being a SS, both because it was a work in progress and because he's on the same developmental track as JP Crawford. He's a CF for now, where his top-end speed should play well. I didn't see him after he switched positions, but I'll get a look at the defense in the AFL in a few weeks.

I don't know if he's going to hit though. He embraces the small ball/speed game, so that's good, but there are some holes in his swing(s). He doesnt have much power but he doesnt get the bat knocked out of his hand either. Speed is awesome, but he has to get on base to make it play. He's also not a very good base stealer/runner for a guy who is so fast. He makes all kinds of mistakes. The package is nice but he still has a long way to go. (Jeff Moore)
2014-03-21 14:00:00 (link to chat)What's your take on Roman Quinn? If or when will be become a regular and what does he bring to the table?
(Ed from Cranford, NJ)
A guy whose game is predicated on speed ruptured his Achilles. To say the least, I am not optimistic right now. (Ronit Shah)
2013-11-19 13:00:00 (link to chat)Why aren't you telling people to buy low on Roman Quinn yet?
(Ben C from Boston)
Because he can't hit. (Bret Sayre)
2013-11-14 13:00:00 (link to chat)I know you don't consider yourself a fantasy baseball guy but I've based a lot of my minor league keeper decisions on your prospect evaluations at BPN in the past. I have Gustavo Cabrera and Roman Quinn who have both been seriously injured this offseason. I have 3 extra players rostered to chose from to replace them: Sean Newcomb, Touki Toussaint, Jacob Gatewood. Which two are your favorite? Highest ceilings?
(Matt from Charm City)
It never ceasese to amaze me that fantasy leagues are now digging into undrafted guys.

I would lean Toussaint and Gatewood, but that's not a firm answer, just because so much can change between now and draft day, let alone now and A-ball. (Mark Anderson)
2013-11-12 13:00:00 (link to chat)What are your thoughts about Roman Quinn's potential?
(Ed from Cranford, NJ)
Nil. I hate pure speed guys as prospects. Hate 'em. (Sam Miller)
2013-07-29 11:00:00 (link to chat)80 tools are rare. We hear a lot about guys with 80 power (Gallo, Sano), 80 speed (Billy Hamilton and less speedy 80-speedsters), 80 defensive profiles (Hedges), 80 bat speed (Baez) and 80 arms (Bethancourt). Are there any guys you can think of who have 80s that are a bit unheralded?
(Derek from Buffalo Grove)
Not really, I've seen Roman Quinn an 80 runner, but most guys with 80 tools you hear a lot about. (Zach Mortimer)
2013-06-25 13:00:00 (link to chat)Are Lewis Brinson, Blake Swihart and/or Roman Quinn candidates for the top 101 in the offseason?
(dmartinez87 from NY)
Brinson and Swihart, no doubt. I'm not as high on Quinn. (Jason Parks on the Midseason Top 50 Prospects)
2013-04-16 20:00:00 (link to chat)Is Roman Quinn the real deal and how would you rank him against the other super speedsters, Hamilton and DeShields?
(cal guy from cal)
He could be in time, but not yet. He's well behind the other two. (Bret Sayre)
2013-04-16 20:00:00 (link to chat)What are your thoughts on Roman Quinn, SS PHI? I've seen some pretty handsome analysts hype him up from a Fantasy POV.
(BenC22 from TDG)
Come again for Big Fudge? (Bret Sayre)
2013-04-04 11:00:00 (link to chat)Zach Mortimer gave some promising notes on Roman Quinn in his Notes from the Field column. Do you think he's got a real shot to be a top 100 prospect next year? More?
(Broken Arrow from Texas)
It's possible. He's very, very fast, and if the bat has more meat than just a slapper, he could certainly jump up prospect lists. (Jason Parks)
2013-02-25 11:00:00 (link to chat)Did Roman Quinn get any consideration?
(Behemoth from Scotland)
Not really. He's very fast. Big questions about the bat. (Jason Parks on the Top 101 Prospects)
2013-01-07 13:00:00 (link to chat)Speedsters Delino Deshields Jr. and Roman Quinn are (understandably) caught in the shadow of Billy Hamilton's dust. How do you see them in terms of their big league futures?
(Francois from Toronto)
The prospect staff recently ranked Delino DeShields Jr fourth in the Astros system. He grades as an 80 runner, and should be a huge stolen base option in fantasy should he put it together and reach the majors. His play last year provides more optimism for his rough 2011 season. As for Quinn, his speed is also game changing. There is a big gap between what he is and what he can become. Don't expect him to be an impact fantasy player in the near future, but he certainly warrants monitoring in dynasty leagues. (Josh Shepardson)
2012-10-08 13:00:00 (link to chat)What are your thoughts on Roman Quinn, he put up some of the best numbers in the NY-P league and it seems he might be able to stick at SS?
(MattWinks from Philly)
He hit pretty well in the New York-Penn League, and demonstrated his plus-plus speed with 30 steals and 11 triples, but his work at shortstop still leaves something to be desired. Wouldn't be surprised to see him moved to center field. (Bradley Ankrom)


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