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Portrait of Jacob Lamb

Jacob Lamb 3BD-backs

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2014 Rest-of-Season Projections (seasonal age 23)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
4 .255 0 0 0 0 .268 0.0
Birth Date10-9-1990
Height6' 3"
Weight220 lbs
Age24 years, 0 months, 16 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
2010
2011
2012
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-0.02014
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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
2014 ARI 23 37 133 126 15 29 4 1 4 47 6 37 0 1 0 11 1 1 .230 .263 .373 .226 -0.7 0.4 -0.0
Career371331261529414476370101111.230.263.373.226-0.70.4-0.0

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
2012 MSO Rk 67 315 .326 .285 .354 .420 .274 .371 108 24.1 9.8 1 4.0 -1.4 31.8 3.4 31.8 3.4
2013 VIS A+ 64 283 .331 .261 .331 .413 .270 .380 105 21.9 8.3 0.3 -2.3 -0.1 30.3 2.8 30.3 2.8
2013 DIA Rk 5 21 .288 .256 .335 .352 .259 .385 97 0.7 0.6 0 0.1 0.3 1.7 0.2 1.7 0.2
2014 ARI MLB 37 133 .226 .257 .312 .396 .259 .291 106 -4.3 3.4 0.5 0.4 0.4 -0.7 -0.0 -0.7 -0.0
2014 MOB AA 103 439 .340 .257 .327 .389 .270 .389 96 36.2 12.1 1.3 2.4 -1.1 43.1 4.8 43.1 4.8
2014 RNO AAA 5 21 .464 .284 .350 .490 .269 .615 105 4.6 0.6 0 -0.2 0.1 4.9 0.5 4.9 0.5

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 MSO Rk 315 47 92 22 5 9 57 24 51 8 2 .329 .390 .539 .211 .326 31.8 4.0 3.4
2013 VIS A+ 283 44 70 20 0 13 47 48 70 0 0 .303 .424 .558 .255 .331 30.3 -2.3 2.8
2013 DIA Rk 21 4 5 2 0 0 5 2 5 0 0 .294 .381 .412 .118 .288 1.7 0.1 0.2
2014 RNO AAA 21 3 9 4 0 1 5 3 4 2 0 .500 .571 .889 .389 .464 4.9 -0.2 0.5
2014 MOB AA 439 60 119 35 5 14 79 50 99 0 0 .318 .399 .551 .233 .340 43.1 2.4 4.8
2014 ARI MLB 133 15 29 4 1 4 11 6 37 1 1 .230 .263 .373 .143 .226 -0.7 0.4 -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
2014 510 0.5078 0.4882 0.7390 0.6718 0.2988 0.8103 0.5733 0.2610
Career5100.50780.48820.7390.67180.29880.81030.57330.261

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-09-13 2014-09-16 DTD 3 3 - Thigh Strain Quadriceps -
2013-06-02 2013-08-03 Camp 62 0 Right Wrist Sprain - -
2013-04-10 2013-04-27 Camp 17 0 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 ARI $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Contract selected by Arizona 8/7/14.
  • Drafted by Arizona 2012 (6-213) (Washington). $0.161M signing bonus ($0.1604M slot).

2014 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/11/2014 05:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
90o 528 65 126 26 1 17 67 60 130 0 0 .276 .359 .453 .294 28.0 3B -3 2.8
80o 501 59 113 23 1 16 60 54 128 0 0 .258 .339 .423 .277 18.4 3B -3 1.7
70o 482 54 104 22 1 14 55 50 125 0 0 .245 .324 .402 .264 12.0 3B -2 1.0
60o 465 50 96 20 1 13 52 46 124 0 0 .234 .311 .384 .254 6.9 3B -2 0.5
50o 450 47 90 19 1 12 48 43 122 0 0 .224 .299 .368 .244 2.4 3B -2 0.0
40o 435 44 83 17 1 11 45 40 120 0 0 .214 .287 .351 .234 -1.7 3B -2 -0.4
30o 418 40 76 16 1 10 42 36 117 0 0 .204 .274 .334 .224 -5.9 3B -2 -0.9
20o 399 36 69 14 1 9 38 33 114 0 0 .192 .259 .313 .211 -10.3 3B -2 -1.3
10o 372 31 59 12 1 8 33 28 110 0 0 .175 .238 .286 .194 -15.7 3B -2 -1.9
Weighted Mean459499319113504512300.230.306.377.2505.03B -20.3

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
1% 13% 2% 12% 28%

Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2014 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
201524250295110182823680.225.296.378.2470.56.6-0.6-0.314.9-7.5-1.6
20162538646791711245361030.230.304.389.2540.810.0-0.9-0.514.9-3.5-2.4
201726629741242511971601671.223.298.376.2480.25.4-1.4-1.014.9-7.1-4.0
201827623761272612073611640.228.305.388.2550.69.1-1.4-1.214.9-3.2-3.9
201928629751252611970661750.223.307.374.2510.36.7-1.6-1.414.9-5.2-4.0
202029637781322611872681580.237.318.384.2590.710.9-1.6-1.614.9-0.9-4.0
202130617741292511768621490.237.315.381.2570.69.8-1.5-1.714.9-2.0-3.9
202231612741302611769621460.240.317.387.2580.710.6-1.5-1.914.9-1.0-3.9
202332611721272511666611490.235.312.374.2530.47.5-1.5-2.014.9-3.9-3.9

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
7.8out of baseball8.11.82.32.520.7

Comparable Players (Similarity Index 83)

Rank Score Name Year TAv Trend
1 96 Adam Duvall 2012 .000 DNP
2 92 Josh Bell 2010 .199
3 91 Jared Keel 2008 .000 DNP
4 91 Vince Belnome 2011 .000 DNP
5 90 Mat Gamel 2009 .270
6 90 Tyler Kolodny 2011 .000 DNP
7 90 Mike Olt 2012 .205
8 89 Jedd Gyorko 2012 .000 DNP
9 89 Brett Wallace 2010 .243
10 88 Wes Hodges 2008 .000 DNP
11 88 Eric Campbell 2009 .000 DNP
12 87 Michael Spina 2010 .000 DNP
13 87 Ryan Wheeler 2012 .236
14 87 Matthew Sweeney 2011 .000 DNP
15 87 Ian Stewart 2008 .269
16 87 Stephen Parker 2011 .000 DNP
17 87 John Whittleman 2010 .000 DNP
18 87 James Darnell 2010 .000 DNP
19 86 Will Middlebrooks 2012 .279
20 86 David Vidal 2013 .000 DNP
21 86 Matt Tuiasosopo 2009 .251
22 86 Vinnie Catricala 2012 .000 DNP
23 85 Andy LaRoche 2007 .246
24 85 Jason Taylor 2011 .000 DNP
25 85 Neil Walker 2009 .182
26 85 Logan Forsythe 2010 .000 DNP
27 85 Jonathan Greene 2009 .000 DNP
28 84 Brandon Laird 2011 .230
29 84 Alex Gordon 2007 .245
30 84 Allen Craig 2008 .000 DNP
31 84 Bradley Suttle 2009 .000 DNP
32 83 Cody Asche 2013 .250
33 83 Danny Valencia 2008 .000 DNP
34 83 Joel Guzman 2008 .000 DNP
35 83 Matt Skole 2013 .000 DNP
36 83 Brandon Meredith 2013 .000 DNP
37 83 Matt Curry 2012 .000 DNP
38 82 Jesus Guzman 2007 .000 DNP
39 82 Chad Huffman 2008 .000 DNP
40 82 Mike Zuanich 2010 .000 DNP
41 82 Danny Espinosa 2010 .264
42 82 Sean Rodriguez 2008 .203
43 82 Jonathan Rodriguez 2013 .000 DNP
44 82 Daniel Dorn 2008 .000 DNP
45 82 Khris Davis 2011 .000 DNP
46 82 Kevin Rivers 2012 .000 DNP
47 82 Andy Marte 2007 .193
48 82 John Tolisano 2012 .000 DNP
49 82 Alex Liddi 2012 .233
50 82 Travis Jones 2009 .000 DNP
51 82 Todd Frazier 2009 .000 DNP
52 82 Marvin Lowrance 2008 .000 DNP
53 82 Rich Poythress 2011 .000 DNP
54 81 Chris Lubanski 2008 .000 DNP
55 81 Cory Vaughn 2012 .000 DNP
56 81 Michael Burgess 2012 .000 DNP
57 81 Rene Tosoni 2010 .000 DNP
58 81 Chris Parmelee 2011 .354
59 81 Zack Cox 2012 .000 DNP
60 81 Elijah Dukes 2007 .245
61 81 Kody Hinze 2011 .000 DNP
62 81 Reese Havens 2010 .000 DNP
63 81 Marc Krauss 2011 .000 DNP
64 81 Jonathan Still 2008 .000 DNP
65 81 Ryan Strieby 2009 .000 DNP
66 81 B.A. Vollmuth 2013 .000 DNP
67 81 Marcus Knecht 2013 .000 DNP
68 81 Mark Canha 2012 .000 DNP
69 81 O'Koyea Dickson 2013 .000 DNP
70 81 Jesus Aguilar 2013 .000 DNP
71 81 Aaron Luna 2010 .000 DNP
72 81 C.J. Retherford 2009 .000 DNP
73 81 Chris McGuiness 2011 .000 DNP
74 80 Lars Anderson 2011 .014
75 80 Matt Clark 2010 .000 DNP
76 80 Zoilo Almonte 2012 .000 DNP
77 80 Josh Vitters 2013 .000 DNP
78 80 Chris Pettit 2008 .000 DNP
79 80 Lonnie Chisenhall 2012 .267
80 80 Johermyn Chavez 2012 .000 DNP
81 80 Ike Davis 2010 .299
82 80 Thomas Neal 2011 .000 DNP
83 80 Nolan Reimold 2007 .000 DNP
84 80 Wes Bankston 2007 .000 DNP
85 80 Jared Goedert 2008 .000 DNP
86 80 Yazy Arbelo 2011 .000 DNP
87 80 Josh Rodriguez 2008 .000 DNP
88 80 Kevin Keyes 2012 .000 DNP
89 80 Kyle Parker 2013 .000 DNP
90 80 Yasmani Grandal 2012 .318
91 80 Brandon Hicks 2009 .000 DNP
92 80 A.J. Kirby-Jones 2012 .000 DNP
93 80 Taylor Featherston 2013 .000 DNP
94 80 Jordan Danks 2010 .000 DNP
95 79 Koby Clemens 2010 .000 DNP
96 79 Travis Shaw 2013 .000 DNP
97 79 Josh Whitaker 2012 .000 DNP
98 79 Steven Caseres 2010 .000 DNP
99 79 Ryan Lavarnway 2011 .275
100 79 Brandon Snyder 2010 .233

Platoon

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BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2014 Due to publishing agreements, the 2014 player comments and team essays are only available in the Baseball Prospectus 2014 book (available in hardcopy, e-book, and Kindle).

BP Articles

Jacob Lamb is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Tuesday, July 8Jeff Moore2014-07-09
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Wednesday, June 4Jeff Moore2014-06-05
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Arizona Diamondbacks Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2014-01-17


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2014-08-08 13:00:00 (link to chat)What do the D'Backs have in Jacob Lamb? Difference maker in an NL only league?
(MP from KY)
I'm going to go well below "difference maker." Certainly rosterable though (who isn't, to be fair). (Craig Goldstein)


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