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Portrait of Tony Batista

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
11 4959 .251 .299 .453 .254 15.6
Birth Date12-9-1973
Height6' 0"
Weight180 lbs
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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
1996 OAK 22 74 260 238 38 71 10 2 6 103 19 49 1 2 0 25 7 3 .298 .350 .433 .267 8.6 5.7 1.4
1997 OAK 23 68 207 188 22 38 10 1 4 62 14 31 2 0 3 18 2 2 .202 .265 .330 .196 -6.6 1.6 -0.5
1998 ARI 24 106 318 293 46 80 16 1 18 152 18 52 3 4 0 41 1 1 .273 .318 .519 .286 20.2 -1.0 1.9
1999 ARI 25 44 164 144 16 37 5 0 5 57 16 17 2 2 0 21 2 0 .257 .335 .396 .245 5.7 4.1 0.9
1999 TOR 25 98 409 375 61 107 25 1 26 212 22 79 4 5 3 79 2 0 .285 .328 .565 .283 29.6 8.5 3.6
2000 TOR 26 154 664 620 96 163 32 2 41 322 35 121 6 3 0 114 5 4 .263 .307 .519 .268 20.2 5.5 2.4
2001 BAL 27 84 331 308 41 82 16 5 12 144 19 47 0 4 0 42 5 1 .266 .305 .468 .278 13.0 3.3 1.6
2001 TOR 27 72 291 271 29 56 11 1 13 108 13 66 4 3 0 45 0 1 .207 .251 .399 .218 0.0 3.6 0.4
2002 BAL 28 161 682 615 90 150 36 1 31 281 50 107 11 6 0 87 5 4 .244 .309 .457 .263 26.3 -0.4 2.6
2003 BAL 29 161 670 631 76 148 20 1 26 248 28 102 5 6 0 99 4 3 .235 .270 .393 .227 2.6 -3.9 -0.1
2004 MON 30 157 650 606 76 146 30 2 32 276 26 78 4 10 4 110 14 6 .241 .272 .455 .251 14.6 4.1 1.8
2006 MIN 32 50 195 178 24 42 12 0 5 69 15 27 2 0 0 21 0 1 .236 .303 .388 .229 -1.6 -2.2 -0.4
2007 WAS 33 80 118 101 10 26 3 0 2 35 12 14 3 2 0 16 0 0 .257 .347 .347 .246 1.7 -1.0 0.1
Career13094959456862511462261722120692877904747107184726.251.299.453.254134.427.815.6

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 TAC AAA 4 14 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .250 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 MOD A+ 119 531 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .329 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 HUN AA 120 459 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .293 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 OAK MLB 74 260 .267 .273 .342 .443 .265 .351 100 2 8.0 -0.1 5.7 0.1 8.6 1.4 8.6 1.4
1996 EDM AAA 57 224 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .345 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 OAK MLB 68 207 .196 .268 .337 .424 .262 .222 102 -14.6 5.7 2.6 1.6 -0.7 -6.6 -0.5 -6.6 -0.5
1997 EDM AAA 0 142 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .350 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 ARI MLB 106 318 .286 .255 .323 .400 .252 .273 98 9 8.2 1.6 -1.0 0.8 20.2 1.9 20.2 1.9
1999 ARI MLB 44 164 .245 .276 .345 .445 .265 .258 100 -2.8 4.4 2.3 4.1 0.6 5.7 0.9 5.7 0.9
1999 TOR MLB 98 409 .283 .271 .341 .433 .260 .295 102 11 11.4 5.9 8.5 2.9 29.6 3.6 29.6 3.6
2000 TOR MLB 154 664 .268 .269 .340 .436 .261 .265 94 6.2 18.8 2.9 5.5 -4.4 20.2 2.4 20.2 2.4
2001 BAL MLB 84 331 .278 .261 .328 .416 .258 .277 94 6.4 9.1 -1 3.3 -1.8 13.0 1.6 13.0 1.6
2001 TOR MLB 72 291 .218 .262 .332 .421 .262 .221 99 -13.3 8.0 1.2 3.6 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.4
2002 BAL MLB 161 682 .263 .263 .329 .416 .262 .246 98 2.1 18.2 2.1 -0.4 2.3 26.3 2.6 26.3 2.6
2003 BAL MLB 161 670 .227 .263 .326 .419 .259 .240 99 -24.2 18.2 2 -3.9 1.4 2.6 -0.1 2.6 -0.1
2004 MON MLB 157 650 .251 .264 .329 .424 .262 .225 92 -6.8 19.3 2.6 4.1 -3.1 14.6 1.8 14.6 1.8
2006 MIN MLB 50 195 .229 .269 .330 .429 .254 .253 102 -6.8 5.9 0.8 -2.2 -1.2 -1.6 -0.4 -1.6 -0.4
2007 WAS MLB 80 118 .246 .258 .330 .407 .255 .276 96 -1.8 3.5 -1 -1.0 0.7 1.7 0.1 1.7 0.1
2007 COH AAA 30 120 .296 .257 .327 .381 .253 .294 99 4.7 3.5 0 2.0 -0.1 7.1 0.9 7.1 0.9
2008 COH AAA 17 66 .217 .273 .333 .425 .268 .250 94 -3.2 2.0 -1 -0.0 -0.5 -2.5 -0.2 -2.5 -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 TAC AAA 14 1 2 1 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 .167 .286 .250 .083 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 MOD A+ 531 91 131 26 3 17 68 54 108 7 7 .281 .357 .459 .178 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 HUN AA 459 55 107 23 1 16 61 29 98 7 8 .255 .303 .430 .174 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 OAK MLB 260 38 71 10 2 6 25 19 49 7 3 .298 .350 .433 .134 .267 8.6 5.7 1.4
1996 EDM AAA 224 33 66 17 4 8 40 15 30 2 1 .322 .372 .561 .239 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 OAK MLB 207 22 38 10 1 4 18 14 31 2 2 .202 .265 .330 .128 .196 -6.6 1.6 -0.5
1997 EDM AAA 142 25 39 10 1 3 21 17 18 2 2 .315 .401 .484 .169 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 ARI MLB 318 46 80 16 1 18 41 18 52 1 1 .273 .318 .519 .246 .286 20.2 -1.0 1.9
1999 TOR MLB 409 61 107 25 1 26 79 22 79 2 0 .285 .328 .565 .280 .283 29.6 8.5 3.6
1999 ARI MLB 164 16 37 5 0 5 21 16 17 2 0 .257 .335 .396 .139 .245 5.7 4.1 0.9
2000 TOR MLB 664 96 163 32 2 41 114 35 121 5 4 .263 .307 .519 .256 .268 20.2 5.5 2.4
2001 TOR MLB 291 29 56 11 1 13 45 13 66 0 1 .207 .251 .399 .192 .218 0.0 3.6 0.4
2001 BAL MLB 331 41 82 16 5 12 42 19 47 5 1 .266 .305 .468 .201 .278 13.0 3.3 1.6
2002 BAL MLB 682 90 150 36 1 31 87 50 107 5 4 .244 .309 .457 .213 .263 26.3 -0.4 2.6
2003 BAL MLB 670 76 148 20 1 26 99 28 102 4 3 .235 .270 .393 .158 .227 2.6 -3.9 -0.1
2004 MON MLB 650 76 146 30 2 32 110 26 78 14 6 .241 .272 .455 .215 .251 14.6 4.1 1.8
2006 MIN MLB 195 24 42 12 0 5 21 15 27 0 1 .236 .303 .388 .152 .229 -1.6 -2.2 -0.4
2007 COH AAA 120 14 31 7 1 6 22 8 16 1 0 .290 .356 .542 .252 .296 7.1 2.0 0.9
2007 WAS MLB 118 10 26 3 0 2 16 12 14 0 0 .257 .347 .347 .089 .246 1.7 -1.0 0.1
2008 COH AAA 66 3 14 2 0 1 6 4 9 0 0 .226 .273 .306 .081 .217 -2.5 -0.0 -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

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2004-03-12 2004-03-24 Camp 12 0 - General Medical Illness Chicken Pox - -
2003-03-16 2003-03-20 Camp 4 0 - General Medical Illness - -
2003-03-10 2003-03-11 Camp 1 0 - Knee Soreness - -
2003-03-05 2003-03-08 Camp 3 0 Right Knee Soreness - -
2002-03-10 2002-03-12 Camp 2 0 - General Medical Migraine - -
2000-05-31 2000-06-09 DTD 9 8 - Trunk Strain Ribcage - -
1997-09-12 1997-09-24 DTD 12 11 Left Thigh Recovery From Previous Injury Quadriceps Strain - -
1997-08-27 1997-09-12 15-DL 16 15 Left Thigh Strain Quadriceps - -
1997-04-19 1997-04-23 DTD 4 3 - Low Back Soreness -
1997-04-16 1997-04-18 DTD 2 2 - Low Back Soreness - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2006 MIN $1,250,000
2004 MON $1,500,000
2003 BAL $6,000,000
2002 BAL $4,900,000
2001 TOR, BAL $3,300,000
2000 TOR $1,400,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
6 yrPrevious$18,350,000
6 yrTotal$18,350,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
9 y 125 dAndy Mota

Details
  • FA after refused sent outright to Triple-A 10/12/07 contract purchased 5/8/07
  • signed as a free agent from MIN 2/07 (minor-league contract)
  • designated for assignment 6/06 signed as a free agent from Japan 12/05, 1 year/$1.25M (06)
  • $0.625M in bonuses ($0.1M 400 plate appearances, $0.125M each 450,475,525 plate appearances, $0.15M 550 plate appearances
  • (k not guaranteed, paying 30/45 days sev pay if cut bef Open Day)
  • released after 05 season
  • signed 2 year/$15M (05-06) contract in Japan 1/05 (rec`d $5M signing bonus, $5M/year)
  • signed as a free agent from BAL 12/03, 1 year/$1.5M (04)
  • claimed off waivers from TOR 6/01
  • 4 year/$16M (00-03) $1.6M signing bonus, 00:$1M, 01:$2.9M, 02:$4.5M, 03:$6M

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