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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
12 4351 .258 .324 .438 .258 8.4
Birth Date6-16-1969
Height6' 3"
Weight210 lbs
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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
1992 PIT 23 10 9 7 2 4 0 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 .571 .667 .571 .458 1.8 -0.3 0.2
1993 PIT 24 141 508 449 38 106 24 3 6 154 36 82 9 9 5 47 2 2 .236 .300 .343 .234 -0.8 10.3 1.0
1994 PIT 25 59 134 122 15 25 7 2 1 39 8 34 1 1 2 11 0 2 .205 .258 .320 .196 -5.5 1.5 -0.4
1995 PIT 26 56 195 181 13 42 9 0 6 69 8 53 2 3 1 22 1 3 .232 .268 .381 .218 -5.6 3.6 -0.2
1996 KCA 27 55 143 132 20 32 6 0 8 62 11 32 0 0 0 23 3 3 .242 .301 .470 .263 2.4 0.4 0.3
1997 PIT 28 97 362 333 59 100 18 3 18 178 16 89 4 8 1 74 11 2 .300 .332 .535 .297 20.1 7.3 2.7
1998 PIT 29 159 656 592 88 160 40 2 27 285 44 127 11 9 0 108 15 7 .270 .328 .481 .266 11.1 -2.4 0.9
1999 PIT 30 156 675 584 103 174 41 6 26 305 75 124 12 4 0 106 22 10 .298 .387 .522 .308 46.7 10.3 5.4
2000 PIT 31 132 541 496 77 128 27 0 20 215 32 96 8 5 0 88 8 3 .258 .311 .433 .239 -8.1 -10.0 -1.7
2001 PIT 32 142 507 449 53 104 33 0 14 179 42 119 11 5 0 65 15 11 .232 .310 .399 .237 -5.6 4.7 -0.1
2002 PIT 33 146 525 468 60 115 26 1 16 191 50 101 4 3 0 51 4 6 .246 .322 .408 .257 4.4 4.9 0.9
2003 PIT 34 52 96 84 8 17 4 0 2 27 12 25 0 0 0 7 1 0 .202 .302 .321 .215 -3.4 -1.6 -0.5
Career1205435138975361007235171441708336882624796068349.258.324.438.25857.528.78.4

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
1990 WEL A- 72 281 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .269 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 SLM A+ 56 231 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .354 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 CAR AA 75 287 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .392 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 BUF AAA 4 11 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .222 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 PIT MLB 10 9 .458 .291 .345 .523 .313 .571 103 1.7 0.2 0 -0.3 -0.2 1.8 0.2 1.8 0.2
1992 BUF AAA 137 579 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .345 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 PIT MLB 141 508 .234 .263 .322 .395 .257 .270 100 -14.1 14.6 -8.9 10.3 0.1 -0.8 1.0 -0.8 1.0
1994 PIT MLB 59 134 .196 .266 .330 .406 .253 .273 102 -9.6 4.1 -0.9 1.5 0.4 -5.5 -0.4 -5.5 -0.4
1994 BUF AAA 60 248 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .326 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 PIT MLB 56 195 .218 .263 .326 .410 .254 .288 103 -9.2 5.8 0.4 3.6 -0.6 -5.6 -0.2 -5.6 -0.2
1995 CLG AAA 45 181 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .373 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 KCA MLB 55 143 .263 .278 .349 .444 .271 .261 97 0.5 4.4 -2.1 0.4 -0.8 2.4 0.3 2.4 0.3
1996 OMA AAA 50 204 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 PIT MLB 97 362 .297 .267 .335 .417 .263 .350 101 14.8 9.6 -5.5 7.3 0.8 20.1 2.7 20.1 2.7
1998 PIT MLB 159 656 .266 .264 .328 .415 .257 .298 101 4 17.0 -12.5 -2.4 -0.1 11.1 0.9 11.1 0.9
1999 PIT MLB 156 675 .308 .268 .338 .428 .258 .338 97 38.3 18.3 -13.5 10.3 -0.8 46.7 5.4 46.7 5.4
2000 PIT MLB 132 541 .239 .267 .339 .437 .260 .281 102 -13.5 14.9 -10.8 -10.0 0.7 -8.1 -1.7 -8.1 -1.7
2001 PIT MLB 142 507 .237 .259 .326 .419 .257 .280 100 -12.7 13.7 -9.5 4.7 -0.0 -5.6 -0.1 -5.6 -0.1
2002 PIT MLB 146 525 .257 .259 .329 .412 .259 .280 102 -1.6 13.4 -9.6 4.9 0.4 4.4 0.9 4.4 0.9
2003 PIT MLB 52 96 .215 .265 .333 .427 .262 .263 102 -4.7 2.5 -1.6 -1.6 -0.3 -3.4 -0.5 -3.4 -0.5
2003 ROC AAA 4 10 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .250 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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
1990 WEL A- 281 46 58 16 2 5 30 31 36 10 2 .244 .348 .391 .147 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 BUF AAA 11 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 .222 .300 .333 .111 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 CAR AA 287 36 90 19 6 3 33 15 38 9 3 .342 .395 .494 .152 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 SLM A+ 231 38 63 12 4 6 28 20 34 3 2 .313 .395 .502 .189 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 PIT MLB 9 2 4 0 0 0 4 2 0 1 0 .571 .667 .571 .000 .458 1.8 -0.3 0.2
1992 BUF AAA 579 91 154 29 6 8 65 67 67 18 12 .314 .403 .447 .133 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 PIT MLB 508 38 106 24 3 6 47 36 82 2 2 .236 .300 .343 .107 .234 -0.8 10.3 1.0
1994 PIT MLB 134 15 25 7 2 1 11 8 34 0 2 .205 .258 .320 .115 .196 -5.5 1.5 -0.4
1994 BUF AAA 248 26 63 14 5 5 27 15 45 6 2 .276 .329 .447 .171 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 PIT MLB 195 13 42 9 0 6 22 8 53 1 3 .232 .268 .381 .149 .218 -5.6 3.6 -0.2
1995 CLG AAA 181 24 58 23 1 8 34 15 21 6 3 .356 .410 .656 .301 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 KCA MLB 143 20 32 6 0 8 23 11 32 3 3 .242 .301 .470 .227 .263 2.4 0.4 0.3
1996 OMA AAA 204 29 57 11 1 13 46 12 41 3 0 .306 .361 .586 .280 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 PIT MLB 362 59 100 18 3 18 74 16 89 11 2 .300 .332 .535 .234 .297 20.1 7.3 2.7
1998 PIT MLB 656 88 160 40 2 27 108 44 127 15 7 .270 .328 .481 .211 .266 11.1 -2.4 0.9
1999 PIT MLB 675 103 174 41 6 26 106 75 124 22 10 .298 .387 .522 .224 .308 46.7 10.3 5.4
2000 PIT MLB 541 77 128 27 0 20 88 32 96 8 3 .258 .311 .433 .175 .239 -8.1 -10.0 -1.7
2001 PIT MLB 507 53 104 33 0 14 65 42 119 15 11 .232 .310 .399 .167 .237 -5.6 4.7 -0.1
2002 PIT MLB 525 60 115 26 1 16 51 50 101 4 6 .246 .322 .408 .162 .257 4.4 4.9 0.9
2003 PIT MLB 96 8 17 4 0 2 7 12 25 1 0 .202 .302 .321 .119 .215 -3.4 -1.6 -0.5
2003 ROC AAA 10 0 1 1 0 0 1 3 3 0 0 .143 .400 .286 .143 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0

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
1997-08-03 1997-09-15 15-DL 43 39 - Thumb Sprain - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2003 PIT $6,500,000
2002 PIT $5,625,000
2001 PIT $6,125,000
2000 PIT $5,625,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$23,875,000
4 yrTotal$23,875,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
9 y 12 d4 yr/$24M extn (00-03)

Details
  • signed as a free agent from PIT (minor-league contract) 7/03
  • released 6/03 03:$6.5M

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This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Cardinals Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2008-02-19
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: The Worst Seasons On RecordJim Baker2007-12-28
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Prospectus Notebook: Cubs, PiratesBaseball Prospectus2005-12-16
Prospectus Notebook: CHN, PIT, STLBaseball Prospectus2005-09-09
Prospectus Triple Play: Florida Marlins, New York Yankees, Pittsburgh PiratesBaseball Prospectus2004-11-17
This article requires BP Premium access"This is Our Fault": The McClatchy Ownership as Team Builder, Part IVSteven Goldman2003-09-02
This article requires BP Premium access"This is Our Fault": The McClatchy Ownership as Team Builder, a HistorySteven Goldman2003-08-14
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: June 26-30, 2003Christina Kahrl2003-07-02
Prospectus Triple Play: Florida Marlins, New York Yankees, Pittsburgh PiratesBaseball Prospectus2003-06-02
Prospectus Today: Stroll Through the SortablesJoe Sheehan2003-04-18
This article requires BP Premium accessPECOTA Preview: The National LeagueNate Silver2003-03-26


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