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Portrait of Terrence Long

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
8 3325 .269 .318 .404 .248 3.7
Birth Date2-29-1976
Height6' 1"
Weight190 lbs
BatsL
ThrowsL
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
1999 NYN 23 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.044 -1.0 0.0 -0.1
2000 OAK 24 138 631 584 104 168 34 4 18 264 43 77 1 3 0 80 5 0 .288 .336 .452 .256 15.9 -5.2 1.0
2001 OAK 25 162 687 629 90 178 37 4 12 259 52 103 0 6 0 85 9 3 .283 .335 .412 .257 17.9 2.6 2.0
2002 OAK 26 162 640 587 71 141 32 4 16 229 48 96 2 3 0 67 3 6 .240 .298 .390 .243 5.2 -1.7 0.4
2003 OAK 27 140 522 486 64 119 22 2 14 187 31 67 3 2 0 61 4 1 .245 .293 .385 .245 -1.2 3.6 0.2
2004 SDN 28 136 313 288 31 85 19 4 3 121 19 51 1 5 0 28 3 2 .295 .335 .420 .255 6.9 2.2 0.9
2005 KCA 29 137 489 455 62 127 21 3 6 172 30 56 0 4 0 53 3 3 .279 .321 .378 .240 2.3 -6.4 -0.4
2006 NYA 30 12 40 36 6 6 1 0 0 7 4 8 0 0 0 2 0 0 .167 .250 .194 .170 -3.2 0.5 -0.3
Career890332530684288241662169123922746072303762715.269.318.404.24842.9-4.43.7

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
1994 KNG Rk 60 253 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .252 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 CMB A 55 208 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .246 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 PTS A- 51 208 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .297 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 CMB A 123 519 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .363 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 SLU A+ 0 512 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .306 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 BIN AA 0 519 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .356 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 NYN MLB 3 3 -.044 .304 .366 .478 .268 .000 112 -1.1 0.1 0 0.0 0.0 -1.0 -0.1 -1.0 -0.1
1999 NOR AAA 0 328 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .359 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 VAN AAA 0 165 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .293 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 OAK MLB 138 631 .256 .276 .347 .447 .265 .305 94 -2.9 17.9 1.8 -5.2 1.0 15.9 1.0 15.9 1.0
2000 SAC AAA 0 64 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .396 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 OAK MLB 162 687 .257 .267 .331 .431 .262 .319 95 -2.3 18.8 -2.2 2.6 1.9 17.9 2.0 17.9 2.0
2002 OAK MLB 162 640 .243 .262 .329 .423 .263 .262 94 -11.9 17.1 1.7 -1.7 -1.8 5.2 0.4 5.2 0.4
2003 OAK MLB 140 522 .245 .267 .330 .425 .262 .258 95 -8.3 14.2 -4.7 3.6 0.3 -1.2 0.2 -1.2 0.2
2004 SDN MLB 136 313 .255 .264 .331 .420 .258 .343 94 -1.8 9.3 -0.9 2.2 -0.5 6.9 0.9 6.9 0.9
2005 KCA MLB 137 489 .240 .267 .323 .421 .259 .305 104 -10.6 14.1 -3.5 -6.4 2.5 2.3 -0.4 2.3 -0.4
2006 NYA MLB 12 40 .170 .264 .331 .426 .251 .214 107 -4 1.2 -0.4 0.5 -0.0 -3.2 -0.3 -3.2 -0.3
2006 COH AAA 69 280 .273 .261 .328 .403 .261 .315 100 3.6 7.6 -3.4 0.4 -2.5 5.0 0.5 5.0 0.5
2006 LOU AAA 15 50 .199 .259 .320 .390 .251 .289 96 -3.3 1.4 -0.4 -0.2 -0.3 -2.2 -0.2 -2.2 -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
1994 KNG Rk 253 39 50 9 2 12 39 32 52 9 3 .233 .343 .460 .228 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 CMB A 208 27 35 1 2 2 13 28 43 8 5 .197 .308 .258 .062 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 PTS A- 208 24 48 9 4 4 31 18 36 11 4 .257 .324 .412 .155 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 CMB A 519 66 136 26 9 12 78 36 120 32 7 .288 .344 .457 .169 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 SLU A+ 512 52 118 29 7 8 61 40 102 24 8 .251 .312 .394 .143 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 BIN AA 519 69 135 20 10 16 58 62 105 23 11 .297 .383 .490 .193 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 NYN MLB 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.044 -1.0 0.0 -0.1
1999 VAN AAA 165 16 38 6 2 2 21 10 29 7 5 .247 .297 .351 .104 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 NOR AAA 328 41 99 20 4 7 47 23 41 14 6 .326 .375 .487 .161 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 OAK MLB 631 104 168 34 4 18 80 43 77 5 0 .288 .336 .452 .164 .256 15.9 -5.2 1.0
2000 SAC AAA 64 11 24 6 0 3 15 4 4 0 3 .400 .438 .650 .250 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 OAK MLB 687 90 178 37 4 12 85 52 103 9 3 .283 .335 .412 .129 .257 17.9 2.6 2.0
2002 OAK MLB 640 71 141 32 4 16 67 48 96 3 6 .240 .298 .390 .150 .243 5.2 -1.7 0.4
2003 OAK MLB 522 64 119 22 2 14 61 31 67 4 1 .245 .293 .385 .140 .245 -1.2 3.6 0.2
2004 SDN MLB 313 31 85 19 4 3 28 19 51 3 2 .295 .335 .420 .125 .255 6.9 2.2 0.9
2005 KCA MLB 489 62 127 21 3 6 53 30 56 3 3 .279 .321 .378 .099 .240 2.3 -6.4 -0.4
2006 COH AAA 280 29 72 13 1 10 38 19 53 0 0 .277 .329 .450 .173 .273 5.0 0.4 0.5
2006 LOU AAA 50 2 11 3 0 0 6 2 10 0 0 .229 .260 .292 .062 .199 -2.2 -0.2 -0.2
2006 NYA MLB 40 6 6 1 0 0 2 4 8 0 0 .167 .250 .194 .028 .170 -3.2 0.5 -0.3

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
2005 KCA $4,700,000
2004 SDN $3,700,000
2003 OAK $2,175,000
2002 OAK $675,000
2001 OAK $240,750
YearsDescriptionSalary
5 yrPrevious$11,490,750
5 yrTotal$11,490,750

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
5 y 170 dCasey Close

Details
  • designated for assignment 6/06 signed as a free agent from CIN 5/06 (minor-league contract)
  • signed as a free agent from KC 3/06 (minor-league contract)
  • non-tendered 10/05
  • acquired in trade from SD 11/04 (SD pd c$0.975M ($1.475M?) of $4.7M 05 sal)
  • signed extension 8/01, 4 year/$11.6M (02-05), $0.7M signing bonus, 02:$0.5M, 03:$2M, 04:$3.7M, 05:$4.7M
  • acquired in trade from OAK 11/03

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DateQuestionAnswer
2008-11-03 13:30:00 (link to chat)I've been dying to read what you have to say about the Mark Ellis signing. Good deal for the A's? Is he worth the risk? What is his value given his hitting, defense, age and injury history?
(Scott the Stathead from NY, NY)
Lamentably, the A's were one of two teams I didn't get to in the article that's about to be published, but I expect to comment on their moves (Joe Dillon is free!) and the Blue Jays' after we wrap up here. But to be terse (by my standards), the word that sums up my feelings on keeping Ellis is 'resigned' (as opposed to 're-signed'). OK, we kept him, and in the long and unhappy history of second base in A's history, Ellis is sort of our generation's Dick Green, a nifty player, but not a great one. For that money, it's not a great deal, and given that it's spread out evenly, this isn't even a situation like Terrence Long's contract, where we can always hope Billy gets somebody else to pick up the heavy back end of the tab. (Christina Kahrl)
2008-09-12 13:00:00 (link to chat)What do you think of DeJesus going to the Yankees? He's probably relatively cheap, they can play Nady in RF, Damon in LF, Matsui at DH, and let Austin Jackson spend more time in the minors. Seems like a great stopgap solution to me.
(Charlie from Bethesda, MD)
Just judging from the number of calls to draft/steal/acquire David DeJesus, there seems to be a lot of sentiment in favor of getting him in this chat room, but I guess like you I wonder if this doesn't just reproduce the problem with getting Damon in the first place--if the guy can't really help you as a center fielder, he's going to have to do some extraordinary hitting to help you otherwise. The talk of moving Damon to first is interesting, however... with DeJesus, sure, it would be a patch, but I think Jackson's the eventual answer, and if they stick with Melky and Brett Turner in the meantime, that beats doing something like repeating the exercise of giving Terrence Long a last stop. (Christina Kahrl)


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