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2016 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 25)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
250 .205 3 20 20 2 .197 -0.4
Birth Date11-5-1990
Height6' 2"
Weight190 lbs
Age25 years, 7 months, 21 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2012
2013
2014
2015
-0.42016
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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

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 BNC Rk 52 222 .229 .255 .331 .383 .000 .252 102 -8.1 6.9 -0.2 -4.9 1.5 0.1 -0.5 0.1 -0.5
2013 LEX A 66 236 .139 .242 .318 .353 .000 .259 89 -29.3 6.5 -0.4 5.3 -0.4 -23.6 -1.9 -23.6 -1.9
2013 WIL A+ 33 127 .183 .255 .322 .376 .000 .244 100 -10.8 3.7 -0.6 4.5 -1.2 -8.9 -0.4 -8.9 -0.4
2014 LEX A 51 209 .256 .267 .333 .388 .000 .292 105 -0.8 6.0 0.4 6.0 0.5 6.1 1.3 6.1 1.3
2014 WIL A+ 47 171 .245 .254 .321 .382 .000 .274 87 -2.8 5.0 0 0.6 1.2 3.4 0.4 3.4 0.4
2015 WIL A+ 13 39 .250 .253 .332 .356 .000 .385 97 -0.4 1.1 -0.2 -0.2 -0.3 0.2 -0.0 0.2 -0.0
2015 NWA AA 68 230 .261 .256 .323 .390 .000 .304 102 0.3 6.2 0.2 1.4 0.2 6.9 0.9 6.9 0.9
2015 OMA AAA 2 6 .279 .296 .337 .419 .000 .167 98 0.1 0.2 0 -0.2 0.1 0.4 0.0 0.4 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
2012 BNC Rk 222 21 42 6 1 8 33 18 60 5 0 .208 .275 .366 .158 .229 0.1 -4.9 -0.5
2013 LEX A 236 11 31 2 1 1 7 15 101 1 2 .142 .201 .174 .032 .139 -23.6 5.3 -1.9
2013 WIL A+ 127 8 25 1 1 3 15 3 28 0 3 .207 .232 .306 .099 .183 -8.9 4.5 -0.4
2014 WIL A+ 171 17 32 2 1 1 8 18 37 6 1 .212 .296 .258 .046 .245 3.4 0.6 0.4
2014 LEX A 209 24 50 9 1 5 21 11 34 6 3 .265 .309 .402 .138 .256 6.1 6.0 1.3
2015 NWA AA 230 23 53 10 0 2 14 18 35 5 2 .260 .333 .338 .078 .261 6.9 1.4 0.9
2015 WIL A+ 39 2 10 1 0 0 3 1 12 2 0 .270 .282 .297 .027 .250 0.2 -0.2 -0.0
2015 OMA AAA 6 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .333 .167 .279 0.4 -0.2 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 CSAA_CHANCES CSAA_RT

Injury History  —  No longer being updated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

Compensation

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Details

2016 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/15/2015 05:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
90o 315 30 73 13 2 5 29 17 79 3 2 .251 .296 .357 .239 3.2 2B 3, SS 1 0.8
80o 293 27 64 11 2 4 26 15 76 3 1 .235 .278 .334 .225 -1.1 2B 3, SS 1 0.3
70o 277 24 57 10 1 4 23 13 73 3 1 .224 .266 .318 .215 -3.8 2B 3, SS 1 -0.1
60o 263 22 51 9 1 3 21 12 70 2 1 .214 .255 .304 .206 -5.9 2B 2, SS 1 -0.3
50o 250 20 47 8 1 3 20 11 68 2 1 .205 .244 .291 .198 -7.6 2B 2, SS 1 -0.5
40o 237 19 44 8 1 3 18 10 65 2 1 .196 .234 .278 .190 -9.1 2B 2, SS 1 -0.7
30o 223 17 40 7 1 3 16 9 62 2 1 .187 .223 .264 .181 -10.5 2B 2, SS 1 -0.8
20o 207 15 34 6 1 2 15 8 59 2 1 .175 .211 .248 .170 -11.8 2B 2, SS 0 -1.0
10o 185 12 28 5 1 2 12 7 54 1 1 .160 .193 .226 .156 -13.1 2B 2, SS 0 -1.2
Weighted Mean256215091321126921.209.249.297.202-6.82B 2, SS 1-0.4

2016 Rest-of-Season Forecast

Last Update: 6/26/2016 09:42 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
90o 315 30 73 13 2 5 29 17 79 3 2 .251 .296 .357 .239 1.9 2B 3, SS 1 0.6
80o 293 27 64 11 2 4 26 15 76 3 1 .235 .278 .334 .225 -2.3 2B 3, SS 1 0.1
70o 277 24 57 10 1 4 23 13 73 3 1 .224 .266 .318 .215 -5.0 2B 3, SS 1 -0.2
60o 263 22 51 9 1 3 21 12 70 2 1 .214 .255 .304 .206 -7.0 2B 2, SS 1 -0.4
50o 250 20 47 8 1 3 20 11 68 2 1 .205 .244 .291 .198 -8.7 2B 2, SS 1 -0.6
40o 237 19 44 8 1 3 18 10 65 2 1 .196 .234 .278 .190 -10.1 2B 2, SS 1 -0.8
30o 223 17 40 7 1 3 16 9 62 2 1 .187 .223 .264 .181 -11.5 2B 2, SS 1 -1.0
20o 207 15 34 6 1 2 15 8 59 2 1 .175 .211 .248 .170 -12.7 2B 2, SS 1 -1.1
10o 185 12 28 5 1 2 12 7 54 1 1 .160 .193 .226 .156 -13.9 2B 2, SS 0 -1.3
Weighted Mean256215091321126921.209.249.297.202-7.92B 2, SS 1-0.5

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
4% 4% 2% 3% 5%

Preseason Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2016 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
2017264193881142635201114.210.254.300.204-0.5-10.0-0.12.810.4-23.14.9
2018274083780142634191083.209.254.301.204-0.6-9.9-0.22.610.1-22.44.8
2019284083880142634191083.209.254.301.204-0.6-10.1-0.32.510.1-22.44.8
2020293933677142533181052.211.255.304.205-0.5-9.6-0.42.39.7-21.34.6
2021304033879142635201072.212.257.308.207-0.5-9.2-0.52.310.0-21.04.7
2022313783574132532191001.212.257.306.207-0.5-8.9-0.52.09.4-19.74.5
202332365347213253118971.211.257.306.206-0.5-8.9-0.61.99.0-19.24.3
202433352336912253017940.211.257.305.206-0.5-8.8-0.61.78.7-18.64.1
202534341326712252917910.211.257.305.206-0.5-8.7-0.61.68.4-18.14.0

Long-Term Forecast Based on RoS PECOTA (Beyond the 2016 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
20172625023509232013662.214.262.304.208-0.9-11.5-0.00.211.3-23.13.0
201827324306411252716833.211.256.304.206-0.9-11.9-0.10.210.8-22.93.9
2019284474286132637221123.210.257.298.205-1.1-15.2-0.30.212.9-28.05.3
2020294223788153534161133.220.255.305.205-0.8-12.1-0.20.110.2-22.25.0
202130514511092221049241312.228.269.344.219-0.4-9.6-0.8-0.113.9-22.66.1
2022314604392162739241192.215.261.308.208-1.0-14.6-0.6-0.213.2-27.05.5

Upside By Year

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 PEAK 5
0out of baseball0.1out of baseballout of baseball0.70.2

Previous Year Preseason Upside By Year

Yr Proj 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 PEAK 5
2015out of baseball0.1out of baseballout of baseballout of baseballout of baseball0.1

Comparable Players (Similarity Index 91)

Rank Score Name Year TAv Trend
1 99 Dillon Hazlett 2014 .000 DNP
2 97 Elian Herrera 2010 .000 DNP
3 96 Estarlin De Los Santos 2012 .000 DNP
4 96 Jose Vallejo 2012 .000 DNP
5 96 Jordan Kreke 2012 .000 DNP
6 96 Luis Bolivar 2006 .000 DNP
7 96 Michael Fisher 2010 .000 DNP
8 95 Euvi Solano 2007 .000 DNP
9 95 Tadd Brewer 2009 .000 DNP
10 94 Kelvin Castro 2013 .000 DNP
11 94 Brandon Brown 2013 .000 DNP
12 94 Timothy Smalling 2013 .000 DNP
13 94 Casey Baker 2006 .000 DNP
14 94 Ronald Garth 2010 .000 DNP
15 94 B.J. Guinn 2014 .000 DNP
16 94 Jorge Rivero 2014 .000 DNP
17 94 Juan Peralta 2008 .000 DNP
18 94 Dwayne Bailey 2012 .000 DNP
19 93 Jeffery Voyles 2009 .000 DNP
20 93 Ivan Contreras 2012 .000 DNP
21 93 Jacob Kaase 2011 .000 DNP
22 93 Tanner Vavra 2015 .000 DNP
23 93 Kurt Mertins 2011 .000 DNP
24 93 Matt Nuzzo 2012 .000 DNP
25 93 Jimmy Gulliver 2011 .000 DNP
26 93 Ryan Dent 2014 .000 DNP
27 92 Patrick Brady 2013 .000 DNP
28 92 Greg Thissen 2006 .000 DNP
29 92 Andrew Garcia 2011 .000 DNP
30 92 Jayson Nix 2008 .157
31 92 Jose Cuevas 2013 .000 DNP
32 92 Brad Ditter 2006 .000 DNP
33 92 Raul Barron 2011 .000 DNP
34 92 Tyler Ladendorf 2013 .000 DNP
35 92 Jake Kahaulelio 2010 .000 DNP
36 92 Nathan Melendres 2015 .000 DNP
37 91 Emerson Landoni 2014 .000 DNP
38 91 Timothy Saunders 2015 .000 DNP
39 91 Matthew Ray 2009 .000 DNP
40 91 Brandon Loy 2015 .000 DNP
41 91 Rick Hague 2014 .000 DNP
42 91 Michael Affronti 2009 .000 DNP
43 91 Adolfo Gonzalez 2010 .000 DNP
44 91 Anthony Lunetta 2006 .000 DNP
45 91 Jose Rivera 2015 .000 DNP
46 91 J.C. Holt 2008 .000 DNP
47 91 Parker Dalton 2009 .000 DNP
48 91 Nate Sutton 2008 .000 DNP
49 91 Seth Dhaenens 2009 .000 DNP
50 90 Andy Leer 2013 .000 DNP
51 90 Dale Mollenhauer 2011 .000 DNP
52 90 Tyler Stubblefield 2013 .000 DNP
53 90 Casey Frawley 2013 .000 DNP
54 90 Peeter Ramos 2007 .000 DNP
55 90 Billy Rojo 2008 .000 DNP
56 90 Robbie Shields 2013 .000 DNP
57 90 Jose Toussen 2015 .000 DNP
58 90 Ryan Wright 2015 .000 DNP
59 90 Casey Rowlett 2008 .000 DNP
60 90 Enrique Cruz 2007 .000 DNP
61 90 Gregory Hopkins 2014 .000 DNP
62 90 Jonathan Malo 2009 .000 DNP
63 90 Christian Colonel 2007 .000 DNP
64 90 Ryan Curry 2010 .000 DNP
65 90 Justin Toole 2012 .000 DNP
66 90 Christian Stringer 2015 .000 DNP
67 89 Kelby Tomlinson 2015 .294
68 89 Christopher Minaker 2009 .000 DNP
69 89 Sammie Starr 2013 .000 DNP
70 89 Kyle Shelton 2011 .000 DNP
71 89 Fernando Cortez 2007 .312
72 89 Eugenio Velez 2007 .363
73 89 Shelby Ford 2010 .000 DNP
74 89 Marc Maddox 2009 .000 DNP
75 88 Greg Buchanan 2009 .000 DNP
76 88 Mike Folli 2011 .000 DNP
77 88 Antoin Gray 2006 .000 DNP
78 88 Jason Van Kooten 2010 .000 DNP
79 88 Drew Meyer 2007 .000 DNP
80 88 Matt Macri 2007 .000 DNP
81 88 Benji Gonzalez 2015 .000 DNP
82 88 David Macias 2011 .000 DNP
83 88 Robbie Hudson 2009 .000 DNP
84 88 Travis Adair 2013 .000 DNP
85 88 Taylor Harbin 2011 .000 DNP
86 88 Drew M Anderson 2008 .000 DNP
87 88 Eric King 2008 .000 DNP
88 88 Jeffrey Dragicevich 2008 .000 DNP
89 88 Phil Gosselin 2014 .268
90 88 Al Quintana 2008 .000 DNP
91 88 Bryan Johns 2014 .000 DNP
92 87 Tommy Manzella 2008 .000 DNP
93 87 Matthew Hall 2012 .000 DNP
94 87 Ryan Peisel 2011 .000 DNP
95 87 George Roberts 2015 .000 DNP
96 87 Will Callaway 2015 .000 DNP
97 87 Luis Rivera 2009 .000 DNP
98 87 Jerome Pena 2014 .000 DNP
99 87 Danny Bomback 2010 .000 DNP
100 87 Louis Ott 2010 .000 DNP

Platoon

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Definition of multi-year splits

BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2013 Drafted by the Rays in the second round in 2009, Kenny Diekroeger's stock drop in three years at Stanford. The Royals nabbed him in the fourth round in 2012, projecting him to parlay his athleticism into defensive versatility.

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