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PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
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Birth Date12-7-1984
Height6' 0"
Weight205 lbs
Age29 years, 7 months, 25 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
-0.22010
0.22011
1.02012
0.02013
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
2010 SDN 25 9 9 8 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 .125 .111 .125 .077 -1.4 -0.0 -0.2
2011 NYN 26 22 40 34 6 8 2 1 1 15 5 9 1 0 0 4 0 0 .235 .350 .441 .283 2.6 -0.9 0.2
2012 NYN 27 89 211 179 26 47 14 2 3 74 25 45 5 2 0 17 5 3 .263 .365 .413 .286 10.7 -1.7 1.0
2013 NYN 28 74 155 132 14 25 6 1 0 33 17 28 5 1 0 4 5 2 .189 .303 .250 .227 -3.4 3.7 0.0
2014 LAN 29 4 8 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .125 .000 .033 -1.5 0.1 -0.2
Career198423360468122441234886114026105.225.331.342.2556.91.20.9

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
2005 FTW A 45 195 .182 .263 .334 .372 .246 .255 106 -12.1 4.2 -2.7 2.4 -1.9 -12.1 -0.9 -12.1 -0.9
2006 FTW A 117 517 .246 .247 .313 .353 .250 .292 113 -4.9 9.9 -3.6 -13.3 2.0 -0.4 -1.4 -0.4 -1.4
2007 LEL A+ 111 470 .267 .273 .350 .429 .270 .320 101 4.5 16.1 -4 -5.7 -1.1 10.1 0.4 10.1 0.4
2007 POR AAA 10 30 .233 .270 .338 .430 .268 .286 93 -0.9 0.9 -0.3 -0.6 -0.1 -0.4 -0.1 -0.4 -0.1
2008 LEL A+ 24 105 .248 .283 .348 .430 .271 .266 103 -1.4 3.1 -1.5 0.6 -0.4 -1.0 -0.0 -1.0 -0.0
2008 SAN AA 100 370 .278 .274 .352 .415 .282 .289 87 7.5 11.2 -5.3 4.2 1.8 16.8 2.1 16.8 2.1
2009 SAN AA 51 229 .330 .275 .352 .398 .255 .462 115 16.9 6.4 -2.5 2.4 0.5 18.5 2.2 18.5 2.2
2009 POR AAA 82 345 .286 .277 .343 .432 .271 .322 90 9.6 9.9 -3.7 3.5 1.7 13.5 1.7 13.5 1.7
2010 SDN MLB 9 9 .077 .241 .309 .367 .253 .143 81 -1.7 0.2 0 -0.0 0.0 -1.4 -0.2 -1.4 -0.2
2010 POR AAA 136 552 .314 .279 .352 .428 .268 .329 89 33.5 16.8 -7.1 -3.2 0.4 40.6 3.6 40.6 3.6
2011 NYN MLB 22 40 .283 .240 .302 .381 .251 .292 94 0.9 1.1 -0.3 -0.9 -0.3 2.6 0.2 2.6 0.2
2011 LEL A+ 11 46 .281 .281 .351 .437 .280 .345 95 1.1 1.4 -0.7 -0.1 0.2 1.4 0.1 1.4 0.1
2011 SLU A+ 4 18 .318 .282 .340 .414 .270 .467 114 1.2 0.5 -0.3 0.1 0.4 2.2 0.2 2.2 0.2
2011 BUF AAA 18 71 .184 .261 .329 .399 .256 .250 90 -6.3 2.2 -0.7 -1.0 0.4 -5.8 -0.7 -5.8 -0.7
2012 NYN MLB 89 211 .286 .255 .317 .404 .260 .331 96 5.5 5.8 -1.6 -1.7 3.0 10.7 1.0 10.7 1.0
2012 SLU A+ 4 17 .270 .260 .328 .384 .259 .364 123 0.2 0.5 -0.3 0.0 -0.4 -0.1 -0.0 -0.1 -0.0
2012 BIN AA 3 13 .296 .258 .318 .382 .256 .333 98 0.5 0.4 -0.2 -0.0 -0.5 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0
2012 BUF AAA 6 27 .310 .272 .334 .405 .257 .529 107 1.5 0.8 -0.2 -0.3 -0.4 1.9 0.2 1.9 0.2
2013 NYN MLB 74 155 .227 .252 .309 .387 .252 .238 96 -5 4.1 -1.1 3.7 -0.9 -3.4 0.0 -3.4 0.0
2013 LVG AAA 53 216 .282 .284 .350 .430 .271 .305 115 5.1 6.2 -1.7 -5.0 0.2 7.6 0.3 7.6 0.3
2014 LAN MLB 4 8 .033 .281 .335 .418 .286 .000 97 -1.7 0.2 0 0.1 -0.0 -1.5 -0.2 -1.5 -0.2
2014 ABQ AAA 91 359 .265 .282 .347 .456 .275 .343 107 1.9 9.9 -3.4 -2.5 1.6 5.2 0.3 5.2 0.3

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
2005 FTW A 195 11 40 12 1 1 17 12 29 4 1 .219 .267 .311 .093 .182 -12.1 2.4 -0.9
2006 FTW A 517 67 122 28 7 3 40 31 66 13 5 .256 .307 .363 .107 .246 -0.4 -13.3 -1.4
2007 POR AAA 30 1 6 2 1 0 7 1 8 1 0 .207 .233 .345 .138 .233 -0.4 -0.6 -0.1
2007 LEL A+ 470 74 115 21 6 7 44 44 75 12 6 .276 .348 .405 .129 .267 10.1 -5.7 0.4
2008 SAN AA 370 41 88 18 4 8 48 39 41 2 2 .272 .351 .426 .154 .278 16.8 4.2 2.1
2008 LEL A+ 105 13 22 4 1 1 17 10 12 3 0 .239 .327 .337 .098 .248 -1.0 0.6 -0.0
2009 SAN AA 229 38 76 23 1 4 45 23 42 5 2 .376 .445 .559 .183 .330 18.5 2.4 2.2
2009 POR AAA 345 38 84 17 4 5 34 38 53 9 5 .277 .363 .409 .132 .286 13.5 3.5 1.7
2010 SDN MLB 9 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .125 .111 .125 .000 .077 -1.4 -0.0 -0.2
2010 POR AAA 552 89 145 30 10 18 72 58 78 22 10 .301 .385 .517 .216 .314 40.6 -3.2 3.6
2011 BUF AAA 71 4 12 0 2 1 7 5 19 1 0 .188 .257 .297 .109 .184 -5.8 -1.0 -0.7
2011 LEL A+ 46 5 10 1 0 0 2 9 8 0 1 .278 .413 .306 .028 .281 1.4 -0.1 0.1
2011 SLU A+ 18 2 7 2 0 0 4 1 2 0 0 .438 .444 .562 .125 .318 2.2 0.1 0.2
2011 NYN MLB 40 6 8 2 1 1 4 5 9 0 0 .235 .350 .441 .206 .283 2.6 -0.9 0.2
2012 BUF AAA 27 2 9 1 0 0 3 2 7 0 0 .375 .444 .417 .042 .310 1.9 -0.3 0.2
2012 NYN MLB 211 26 47 14 2 3 17 25 45 5 3 .263 .365 .413 .151 .286 10.7 -1.7 1.0
2012 BIN AA 13 1 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 .300 .385 .300 .000 .296 0.2 -0.0 0.0
2012 SLU A+ 17 1 4 3 0 0 4 1 4 0 0 .267 .353 .467 .200 .270 -0.1 0.0 -0.0
2013 LVG AAA 216 38 54 12 5 7 22 24 27 4 5 .289 .380 .519 .230 .282 7.6 -5.0 0.3
2013 NYN MLB 155 14 25 6 1 0 4 17 28 5 2 .189 .303 .250 .061 .227 -3.4 3.7 0.0
2014 ABQ AAA 359 52 88 13 8 5 26 38 68 9 5 .282 .366 .423 .141 .265 5.2 -2.5 0.3
2014 LAN MLB 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .000 .125 .000 .000 .033 -1.5 0.1 -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
2010 31 0.5806 0.4839 0.8000 0.6667 0.2308 1.0000 0.0000 0.2000
2011 149 0.4765 0.4497 0.7910 0.6620 0.2564 0.8936 0.5500 0.2090
2012 785 0.4968 0.4293 0.8190 0.6077 0.2532 0.9030 0.6200 0.1810
2013 648 0.4892 0.4275 0.8664 0.6278 0.2356 0.9146 0.7436 0.1336
2014 10 0.5000 0.5000 1.0000 0.6000 0.4000 1.0000 1.0000 0.0000
Career16230.49350.43190.83610.62180.24690.90920.65340.1639

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2012-06-02 2012-07-30 15-DL 58 50 Right Chest Sprain SC Joint - -
2011-06-10 2011-06-10 On-Alr 0 0 Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2011-03-22 2011-07-22 60-DL 122 99 Left Thumb Recovery From Surgery Ligament -
2011-03-20 2011-03-22 Camp 2 0 Left Thumb Surgery Ligament 2011-03-22

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 LAN $700,000
2013 NYN $500,318
2012 NYN $480,000
2011 SDN $414,100
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$1,394,418
2011Current$700,000
4 yrPvs + Cur$2,094,418
4 yrTotal$2,094,418

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 129 dBeverly Hills Sports Council1 year/$0.7M (2014)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.7M (2014). Signed by LA Dodgers 11/29/13 (avoided arbitration). DFA by LA Dodgers 4/6/14. Sent outright to Triple-A 4/9/14.
  • 1 year/$500,318 (2013). Re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13. Claimed by LA Dodgers off waivers from NY Mets 10/17/13.
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012). Re-signed by NY Mets as a free agent 4/4/12 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by NY Mets 4/4/12.
  • 1 year/$0.4141M (2011). Re-signed by San Diego 2/27/11. Claimed by NY Mets off waivers from San Diego 7/22/11. Non-tendered by NY Mets 12/12/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Contract purchased by San Diego 9/6/10.
  • Drafted by San Diego 2005 (4-128) (Vanderbilt).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .205 .293 .227 .200
11 vs R (Multi) .221 .332 .330 .255
18 Split (Multi) .016 .039 .102 .054
19 LgAvg (Multi) .027 .038 .071 .034
30 vs L (2013) .333 .385 .333 .261
31 vs R (2013) .175 .296 .242 .221
38 Split (2013) -.158 -.089 -.092 -.040
39 LgAvg (2013) .026 .037 .071 .034

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BP Articles

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This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: OutfieldersBen Murphy2014-02-21
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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Granderson Takes the 4 to the 7 to $60 MillionR.J. Anderson2013-12-06
The Lineup Card: 8 Unfulfilled Rumors From Last Year's Hot StoveBaseball Prospectus2013-11-27
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: The Other Guys, Part TwoMike Gianella2013-09-16
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 9, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-09
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 25, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-25
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 4, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-04
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This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: June 9, 2013Clint Chisam2013-06-10
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Ike ConqueredR.J. Anderson2013-06-10
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: Digging Deeper Than DeepMike Gianella2013-05-20
Overthinking It: This Week in Catcher Framing, 5/18Ben Lindbergh2013-05-18
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: May 10th, 2013Clint Chisam2013-05-10
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The Lineup Card: 12 Least-Favorite Off-Season MovesBaseball Prospectus2013-02-27
This article requires BP Premium accessRumor Roundup: The Mets' Outfield BluesDaniel Rathman2013-02-26
Western Front: Even Writers Need Spring TrainingGeoff Young2013-02-26
Overthinking It: The Craziest Half-Inning in HistoryBen Lindbergh2013-01-18
This article requires BP Premium accessPebble Hunting: Searching for the Worst Game of 2012Sam Miller2012-12-21
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This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessResident Fantasy Genius: Fallout from Recent MovesDerek Carty2012-12-20
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Painting the Black: Evaluating the Non-Tender Class of '11R.J. Anderson2012-10-30
Tater Trot Tracker: Trot Times for September 21Larry Granillo2012-09-22
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessValue Picks: Outfielders for 9/7/12Paul Singman2012-09-07
Tater Trot Tracker: Trot Times for August 30Larry Granillo2012-08-31
Tater Trot Tracker: Trot Times for August 28Larry Granillo2012-08-29
The Week in Quotes: May 28-June 3Jonah Birenbaum2012-06-04
The Week in Quotes: May 28-June 3Matthew Rocco2012-06-04
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This article requires BP Premium accessCollateral Damage: Show and PatellaCorey Dawkins2011-03-23
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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2013-03-21 13:00:00 (link to chat)Mike Baxter played fairly well last year in limited AB's. Your thoughts on him this year in a starting role ?
(Ernie from NYC)
I don't think that Baxter would be an everyday player on more than 2-3 other teams, but given the Mets' outfield situation, it's worth a shot. He could be productive in a placeholder platoon role. (Daniel Rathman)


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