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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 28)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
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Birth Date2-12-1986
Height6' 2"
Weight235 lbs
Age28 years, 6 months, 21 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
0.42010
0.12011
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2013
0.42014
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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
2009 ARI 23 32 116 104 13 21 7 0 4 40 12 40 0 0 0 14 0 0 .202 .284 .385 .226 -3.9 -1.9 -0.6
2010 ARI 24 22 56 45 5 12 3 0 1 18 10 20 0 1 0 6 0 0 .267 .393 .400 .294 2.9 0.7 0.4
2011 ARI 25 11 37 29 5 5 0 0 3 14 7 13 1 0 0 7 1 0 .172 .351 .483 .303 2.2 0.8 0.3
2011 OAK 25 41 158 146 18 30 9 2 3 52 11 55 0 1 0 11 2 0 .205 .259 .356 .232 -3.9 2.2 -0.2
2012 OAK 26 3 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .103 -1.0 -0.0 -0.1
2012 TBA 26 7 15 13 3 2 0 0 1 5 2 4 0 0 0 3 0 0 .154 .267 .385 .264 0.3 -0.1 0.0
Career116389344447019212129421371204130.203.290.375.245-3.41.7-0.2

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
2004 BRI Rk 58 207 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .287 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 GRF Rk 66 273 .294 .271 .350 .411 .266 .331 99 9.6 7.8 -4.9 -0.7 -3.0 9.5 0.8 9.5 0.8
2006 KAN A 109 427 .220 .255 .329 .375 .258 .268 101 -14 9.5 -6.1 -1.5 -0.2 -13.2 -1.5 -13.2 -1.5
2007 KAN A 129 561 .274 .269 .341 .410 .264 .342 112 8.7 16.7 -10.7 -5.0 -1.7 9.7 0.5 9.7 0.5
2008 WNS A+ 89 366 .305 .255 .330 .392 .260 .335 103 18 10.8 -6.9 8.1 1.4 26.2 3.4 26.2 3.4
2008 BIR AA 41 173 .298 .264 .346 .405 .254 .286 100 7.8 5.5 -3.5 -0.8 1.5 10.2 0.9 10.2 0.9
2009 ARI MLB 32 116 .226 .257 .324 .404 .259 .283 97 -4.2 3.3 -2.1 -1.9 -0.1 -3.9 -0.6 -3.9 -0.6
2009 BIR AA 62 274 .308 .259 .336 .389 .271 .337 91 13.8 7.7 -4.9 -0.4 -2.4 13.0 1.3 13.0 1.3
2009 CHR AAA 15 61 .211 .261 .323 .397 .245 .319 107 -3.3 1.8 -1.1 -0.3 0.3 -1.5 -0.2 -1.5 -0.2
2009 RNO AAA 38 167 .327 .270 .343 .424 .276 .324 109 12.1 4.8 -3.1 -0.1 0.2 12.1 1.2 12.1 1.2
2010 ARI MLB 22 56 .294 .243 .307 .376 .253 .440 95 2 1.5 -0.4 0.7 -0.0 2.9 0.4 2.9 0.4
2010 RNO AAA 107 469 .309 .278 .353 .433 .271 .287 107 25.6 14.1 -7.4 -3.8 -0.7 28.5 2.4 28.5 2.4
2011 ARI MLB 11 37 .303 .246 .313 .393 .257 .154 95 1.6 1.0 -0.6 0.8 0.5 2.2 0.3 2.2 0.3
2011 OAK MLB 41 158 .232 .252 .314 .398 .257 .303 97 -4.4 4.3 -2.7 2.2 0.7 -3.9 -0.2 -3.9 -0.2
2011 RNO AAA 83 377 .296 .288 .361 .458 .267 .373 122 16.2 11.7 -6.8 1.8 2.7 19.6 2.0 19.6 2.0
2011 SAC AAA 10 42 .281 .273 .343 .417 .260 .269 94 1 1.3 -0.5 -1.8 -0.3 1.6 -0.0 1.6 -0.0
2011 EST Wnt 14 54 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .167 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 OAK MLB 3 7 .103 .235 .292 .329 .237 .000 89 -1.1 0.2 -0.1 -0.0 0.0 -1.0 -0.1 -1.0 -0.1
2012 TBA MLB 7 15 .264 .234 .290 .364 .244 .125 96 0.1 0.4 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0
2012 PCH A+ 14 61 .269 .257 .325 .360 .244 .306 108 0.6 1.8 -0.9 -1.2 0.5 2.6 0.1 2.6 0.1
2012 DUR AAA 29 129 .258 .262 .333 .393 .258 .322 103 -0.3 3.8 -1.5 -0.6 0.3 2.1 0.2 2.1 0.2
2013 TUC AAA 119 484 .280 .277 .344 .422 .268 .295 105 10.3 13.9 -7.1 -9.9 -0.8 17.4 0.8 17.4 0.8
2014 SLU A+ 5 25 .459 .250 .323 .341 .251 .533 99 5.4 0.7 -0.4 -0.1 -0.5 5.2 0.5 5.2 0.5
2014 LVG AAA 98 375 .272 .284 .350 .446 .274 .298 105 5.3 11.2 -5.1 -0.4 3.9 14.5 1.4 14.5 1.4

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
2004 BRI Rk 207 17 38 9 1 3 23 16 60 2 3 .205 .283 .314 .108 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 GRF Rk 273 41 61 11 2 11 42 32 69 7 5 .264 .370 .472 .208 .294 9.5 -0.7 0.8
2006 KAN A 427 36 84 17 2 15 68 22 126 6 4 .213 .258 .380 .167 .220 -13.2 -1.5 -1.5
2007 KAN A 561 84 146 39 5 18 93 39 124 7 4 .283 .338 .483 .200 .274 9.7 -5.0 0.5
2008 WNS A+ 366 57 89 26 4 15 44 41 83 14 3 .279 .372 .527 .248 .305 26.2 8.1 3.4
2008 BIR AA 173 30 42 6 2 14 31 19 41 3 1 .275 .358 .614 .340 .298 10.2 -0.8 0.9
2009 ARI MLB 116 13 21 7 0 4 14 12 40 0 0 .202 .284 .385 .183 .226 -3.9 -1.9 -0.6
2009 BIR AA 274 39 70 12 3 7 35 30 47 1 2 .290 .374 .452 .162 .308 13.0 -0.4 1.3
2009 CHR AAA 61 6 16 4 0 1 8 0 13 0 0 .262 .262 .377 .115 .211 -1.5 -0.3 -0.2
2009 RNO AAA 167 33 47 8 1 12 32 20 25 6 0 .324 .413 .641 .317 .327 12.1 -0.1 1.2
2010 ARI MLB 56 5 12 3 0 1 6 10 20 0 0 .267 .393 .400 .133 .294 2.9 0.7 0.4
2010 RNO AAA 469 72 97 18 3 25 86 83 95 14 4 .261 .409 .528 .267 .309 28.5 -3.8 2.4
2011 OAK MLB 158 18 30 9 2 3 11 11 55 2 0 .205 .259 .356 .151 .232 -3.9 2.2 -0.2
2011 RNO AAA 377 75 93 21 4 18 66 64 90 7 4 .306 .427 .579 .273 .296 19.6 1.8 2.0
2011 SAC AAA 42 4 10 2 1 3 6 2 11 0 0 .250 .286 .575 .325 .281 1.6 -1.8 -0.0
2011 ARI MLB 37 5 5 0 0 3 7 7 13 1 0 .172 .351 .483 .310 .303 2.2 0.8 0.3
2011 EST Wnt 54 4 7 1 0 2 6 5 17 0 1 .143 .222 .286 .143 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 DUR AAA 129 17 32 9 1 4 14 4 32 0 0 .262 .295 .451 .189 .258 2.1 -0.6 0.2
2012 OAK MLB 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .103 -1.0 -0.0 -0.1
2012 TBA MLB 15 3 2 0 0 1 3 2 4 0 0 .154 .267 .385 .231 .264 0.3 -0.1 0.0
2012 PCH A+ 61 8 13 3 0 2 4 9 14 0 0 .255 .361 .431 .176 .269 2.6 -1.2 0.1
2013 TUC AAA 484 64 113 24 7 17 76 55 87 6 0 .267 .347 .478 .210 .280 17.4 -9.9 0.8
2014 LVG AAA 375 64 85 11 2 13 52 51 67 2 1 .266 .368 .434 .169 .272 14.5 -0.4 1.4
2014 SLU A+ 25 3 8 3 0 0 5 7 2 0 0 .471 .640 .647 .176 .459 5.2 -0.1 0.5

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
2009 497 0.4950 0.4225 0.7000 0.5813 0.2669 0.8392 0.4030 0.3000
2010 247 0.4534 0.3806 0.6596 0.5000 0.2815 0.6964 0.6053 0.3404
2011 819 0.4872 0.4682 0.7102 0.6065 0.3357 0.8347 0.4965 0.2898
2012 73 0.4932 0.4521 0.6061 0.6389 0.2703 0.6957 0.4000 0.3939
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Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-07-27 2014-08-03 Minors 7 0 - Not Disclosed -
2014-04-02 2014-04-17 Minors 15 0 - - -
2014-03-03 2014-03-04 Camp 1 0 - Lower Leg Strain Calf - -
2012-05-10 2012-06-06 15-DL 27 24 Right Thigh Strain Quadriceps - -
2010-04-30 2010-05-31 Minors 31 0 Left Shoulder Strain -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 NYN $
2013 SDN $
2012 OAK $482,500
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$482,500
2 yrTotal$482,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 41 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by NY Mets as a free agent 11/19/13 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by Texas as a free agent 12/6/12 (minor-league contract). Released by Texas 3/13. Signed by San Diego as a free agent 4/8/13 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2012). Re-signed by Arizona 2/12. Claimed by Tampa Bay off waivers 4/19/12 after being DFA by Arizona 4/9/12. DFA by Tampa Bay 6/6/12. Sent outright to Triple-A 6/8/12. Rights sold to Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks of Japan 7/27/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Re-signed by Arizona 3/11. Acquired by Oakland in trade from Arizona 7/31/11 (Brad Ziegler deal).
  • 1 year (2010). Re-signed by Arizona 3/11/10.
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009). Contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 11/20/08. Re-signed by White Sox 2/24/09. Acquired by Arizona in trade from White Sox 7/8/09.
  • Drafted by Chicago White Sox 2004 (5-149) (Montgomery HS, Texas).

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: A Deeper Look at FAAB in Deeper LeaguesMike Gianella2014-06-18
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Giant LOOGYSam Miller2013-11-20
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: April 10, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-10
Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 1, 2013Joe Hamrahi2013-04-01
Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 1, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-01
This article requires BP Premium accessSobsequy: Notable AL Minor-League Free Agent SigneesAdam Sobsey2013-03-13


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