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Greg Norton PHWhite Sox

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
13 2764 .249 .339 .419 .253 1.7
Birth Date7-6-1972
Height6' 1"
Weight190 lbs
BatsB
ThrowsR
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
1996 CHA 23 11 27 23 4 5 0 0 2 11 4 6 0 0 0 3 0 1 .217 .333 .478 .248 0.6 -0.8 -0.0
1997 CHA 24 18 37 34 5 9 2 2 0 15 2 8 0 0 1 1 0 0 .265 .306 .441 .271 2.3 0.3 0.2
1998 CHA 25 105 330 299 38 71 17 2 9 119 26 77 2 2 1 36 3 3 .237 .301 .398 .234 -4.0 -5.6 -0.9
1999 CHA 26 132 510 436 62 111 26 0 16 185 69 93 2 2 1 50 4 4 .255 .358 .424 .261 23.2 -1.7 2.0
2000 CHA 27 71 231 201 25 49 6 1 6 75 26 47 2 2 0 28 1 0 .244 .333 .373 .241 2.5 -6.8 -0.4
2001 COL 28 117 246 225 30 60 13 2 13 116 19 65 0 2 0 40 1 0 .267 .321 .516 .253 3.6 -4.9 -0.1
2002 COL 29 113 195 168 19 37 8 1 7 68 24 52 0 2 1 37 2 3 .220 .314 .405 .240 0.1 -2.2 -0.2
2003 COL 30 114 197 179 19 47 15 0 6 80 16 47 1 1 0 31 2 1 .263 .325 .447 .246 2.5 -0.2 0.2
2004 DET 31 41 99 86 9 15 1 0 2 22 12 21 0 0 1 2 0 0 .174 .276 .256 .184 -7.3 -1.6 -0.9
2006 TBA 33 98 335 294 47 87 15 0 17 153 35 69 3 2 1 45 1 5 .296 .374 .520 .289 14.4 -4.1 1.0
2007 TBA 34 75 240 202 25 49 9 0 4 70 37 55 0 1 0 23 1 1 .243 .358 .347 .253 2.4 -0.7 0.2
2008 ATL 35 111 202 171 27 42 10 0 7 73 31 40 0 0 0 31 0 0 .246 .361 .427 .275 6.6 -0.3 0.6
2008 SEA 35 6 18 16 2 7 2 0 0 9 2 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 .438 .500 .562 .390 2.5 0.0 0.3
2009 ATL 36 95 97 76 3 11 2 0 0 13 20 20 1 0 0 7 0 0 .145 .330 .171 .207 -2.5 0.1 -0.2
Career1107276424103156001268891009323604111463381518.249.339.419.25346.7-28.41.7

Advanced

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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
1993 HIC A 71 301 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .280 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 SBN A 127 546 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .326 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 BIR AA 133 551 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .295 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 CHA MLB 11 27 .248 .291 .363 .462 .280 .200 103 -0.4 0.8 0.2 -0.8 -0.1 0.6 -0.0 0.6 -0.0
1996 BIR AA 76 323 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .324 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 NAS AAA 43 183 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .348 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 CHA MLB 18 37 .271 .280 .345 .436 .269 .346 94 0.4 1.0 0.1 0.3 0.2 2.3 0.2 2.3 0.2
1997 NAS AAA 0 475 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .307 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 CHA MLB 105 330 .234 .266 .332 .421 .261 .288 101 -9.4 9.0 -5.4 -5.6 2.1 -4.0 -0.9 -4.0 -0.9
1999 CHA MLB 132 510 .261 .273 .343 .435 .263 .289 99 0.4 14.3 1.1 -1.7 -1.5 23.2 2.0 23.2 2.0
2000 CHA MLB 71 231 .241 .276 .347 .445 .266 .287 96 -5.2 6.5 -0.4 -6.8 0.6 2.5 -0.4 2.5 -0.4
2000 CHR AAA 0 123 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 COL MLB 117 246 .253 .254 .322 .412 .253 .315 119 -1.9 6.6 -0.6 -4.9 0.3 3.6 -0.1 3.6 -0.1
2002 COL MLB 113 195 .240 .257 .324 .406 .256 .270 113 -4.1 5.0 -0.2 -2.2 -1.0 0.1 -0.2 0.1 -0.2
2002 CSP AAA 3 15 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .143 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 COL MLB 114 197 .246 .257 .327 .407 .256 .323 112 -3.1 5.2 0.3 -0.2 0.0 2.5 0.2 2.5 0.2
2004 DET MLB 41 99 .184 .270 .336 .431 .259 .206 102 -8.3 2.9 -0.6 -1.6 -0.0 -7.3 -0.9 -7.3 -0.9
2004 TOL AAA 53 209 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .258 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 CHR AAA 90 381 .270 .268 .334 .414 .250 .312 108 3.7 10.3 -2.8 -5.3 -2.1 12.2 0.6 12.2 0.6
2006 TBA MLB 98 335 .289 .270 .327 .426 .252 .333 106 11 10.1 -5.3 -4.1 -0.9 14.4 1.0 14.4 1.0
2006 DUR AAA 3 10 .129 .257 .344 .372 .256 .167 101 -1.4 0.3 -0.2 0.0 0.0 -1.3 -0.1 -1.3 -0.1
2007 TBA MLB 75 240 .253 .252 .321 .392 .250 .312 103 -1.8 7.1 -4.1 -0.7 1.4 2.4 0.2 2.4 0.2
2007 MNT AA 7 31 .232 .259 .333 .376 .261 .333 93 -0.9 0.9 -0.6 -0.0 -0.5 -1.1 -0.1 -1.1 -0.1
2008 ATL MLB 111 202 .275 .262 .334 .410 .263 .282 99 3.2 5.8 -1.5 -0.3 0.3 6.6 0.6 6.6 0.6
2008 SEA MLB 6 18 .390 .259 .319 .380 .249 .583 95 2.5 0.5 -0.3 0.0 -0.2 2.5 0.3 2.5 0.3
2008 TAC AAA 8 25 .321 .265 .329 .406 .249 .474 99 1.8 0.8 -0.4 -0.5 0.2 2.2 0.2 2.2 0.2
2009 ATL MLB 95 97 .207 .254 .335 .407 .264 .196 95 -5.5 2.8 -0.1 0.1 0.3 -2.5 -0.2 -2.5 -0.2
2009 GWN AAA 12 41 .296 .261 .326 .384 .244 .379 105 1.6 1.2 -0.5 -0.0 -0.2 2.0 0.2 2.0 0.2

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
1993 HIC A 301 36 62 12 2 4 36 41 44 0 2 .244 .350 .354 .110 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 SBN A 546 73 137 22 2 6 64 62 71 5 3 .287 .370 .379 .092 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 BIR AA 551 65 117 23 2 6 60 64 90 19 12 .249 .344 .345 .096 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 NAS AAA 183 28 47 14 2 7 26 17 42 2 3 .287 .354 .524 .238 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 CHA MLB 27 4 5 0 0 2 3 4 6 0 1 .217 .333 .478 .261 .248 0.6 -0.8 -0.0
1996 BIR AA 323 40 81 14 3 8 44 33 55 5 5 .282 .357 .436 .153 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 NAS AAA 475 82 114 27 1 26 76 57 101 3 5 .275 .368 .534 .258 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 CHA MLB 37 5 9 2 2 0 1 2 8 0 0 .265 .306 .441 .176 .271 2.3 0.3 0.2
1998 CHA MLB 330 38 71 17 2 9 36 26 77 3 3 .237 .301 .398 .161 .234 -4.0 -5.6 -0.9
1999 CHA MLB 510 62 111 26 0 16 50 69 93 4 4 .255 .358 .424 .170 .261 23.2 -1.7 2.0
2000 CHR AAA 123 18 28 4 0 5 17 24 23 1 0 .289 .439 .485 .196 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 CHA MLB 231 25 49 6 1 6 28 26 47 1 0 .244 .333 .373 .129 .241 2.5 -6.8 -0.4
2001 COL MLB 246 30 60 13 2 13 40 19 65 1 0 .267 .321 .516 .249 .253 3.6 -4.9 -0.1
2002 CSP AAA 15 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 5 0 0 .083 .267 .083 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 COL MLB 195 19 37 8 1 7 37 24 52 2 3 .220 .314 .405 .185 .240 0.1 -2.2 -0.2
2003 COL MLB 197 19 47 15 0 6 31 16 47 2 1 .263 .325 .447 .184 .246 2.5 -0.2 0.2
2004 TOL AAA 209 26 38 6 1 4 16 24 48 1 1 .207 .298 .315 .109 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 DET MLB 99 9 15 1 0 2 2 12 21 0 0 .174 .276 .256 .081 .184 -7.3 -1.6 -0.9
2005 CHR AAA 381 57 94 19 1 17 56 47 67 0 2 .285 .375 .503 .218 .270 12.2 -5.3 0.6
2006 DUR AAA 10 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 .111 .200 .111 .000 .129 -1.3 0.0 -0.1
2006 TBA MLB 335 47 87 15 0 17 45 35 69 1 5 .296 .374 .520 .224 .289 14.4 -4.1 1.0
2007 TBA MLB 240 25 49 9 0 4 23 37 55 1 1 .243 .358 .347 .104 .253 2.4 -0.7 0.2
2007 MNT AA 31 2 7 2 0 0 4 5 4 0 0 .280 .419 .360 .080 .232 -1.1 -0.0 -0.1
2008 TAC AAA 25 3 9 2 0 0 3 2 3 1 0 .409 .458 .500 .091 .321 2.2 -0.5 0.2
2008 SEA MLB 18 2 7 2 0 0 4 2 4 0 0 .438 .500 .562 .125 .390 2.5 0.0 0.3
2008 ATL MLB 202 27 42 10 0 7 31 31 40 0 0 .246 .361 .427 .181 .275 6.6 -0.3 0.6
2009 GWN AAA 41 3 12 0 1 1 10 3 7 1 0 .324 .375 .459 .135 .296 2.0 -0.0 0.2
2009 ATL MLB 97 3 11 2 0 0 7 20 20 0 0 .145 .330 .171 .026 .207 -2.5 0.1 -0.2

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
2008 872 0.4622 0.4266 0.7796 0.6501 0.2345 0.8397 0.6364 0.2204
2009 379 0.4749 0.3879 0.7619 0.6278 0.1709 0.8407 0.5000 0.2381
Career12510.4660.41490.77420.64330.21520.840.59510.2258

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2009-06-11 2009-07-12 15-DL 31 29 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2008-08-21 2008-08-22 DTD 1 1 Left Shoulder Soreness -
2008-06-05 2008-06-06 DTD 1 1 Left Knee Soreness -
2007-10-02 2007-10-02 Off 0 0 Left Elbow Surgery Bone Chips 2007-10-02
2007-03-31 2007-05-17 15-DL 47 39 Right Knee Surgery Meniscus 2007-04-02
2006-08-16 2006-08-18 DTD 2 2 Left Thigh Spasms Hamstring -
2005-07-20 2005-07-28 Minors 8 8 Not Disclosed -
2004-06-18 2004-07-25 15-DL 37 32 Left Knee Inflammation -
2004-06-04 2004-06-06 DTD 2 2 Right Fingers Laceration Middle Finger -
2002-06-30 2002-07-18 15-DL 18 14 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2000-05-24 2000-05-29 DTD 5 5 Left Ankle Sprain - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2009 ATL $800,000
2007 TBA $800,000
2004 DET $600,000
2003 COL $600,000
2002 COL $525,000
2001 COL $450,000
2000 CHA $285,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
7 yrPrevious$4,060,000
7 yrTotal$4,060,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
9 y 163 d

Details
  • re-signed as a free agent 12/19/08, 1 year/$0.8M (09)
  • $0.3M performance bonus
  • acquired in trade from SEA 5/5/08 (for cash)
  • designated for assignment 4/30/08 contract purchased 4/11/08 signed as a free agent from TB 2/13/08 (minor-league contract)
  • TB declined $1M 08 option 11/14/07
  • re-signed 10/06, 1 year/$0.8M (07)+08 club option
  • contract purchased 4/06 signed as a free agent from CHW (minor-league contract) 1/06
  • signed as a free agent from DET 12/04 (minor-league contract)
  • sent outright to Triple-A 7/04 contract purchased 4/04 signed as a free agent from COL 1/04 (minor-league contract), 1 year/$0.6M (04)
  • re-signed 12/02, 1 year/$0.6M (03) (minor-league contract)
  • non-tendered by CHW 1/01, signed 1 year with CO 1/01
  • 1 year/$0.525M+$50K poss bonuses

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