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Marty Cordova LFTwins

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
9 3833 .274 .344 .448 .266 13.7
Birth Date7-10-1969
Height6' 0"
Weight200 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
1995 MIN 25 137 579 512 81 142 27 4 24 249 52 111 10 5 0 84 20 7 .277 .352 .486 .279 24.7 23.3 4.7
1996 MIN 26 145 639 569 97 176 46 1 16 272 53 96 8 9 0 111 11 5 .309 .371 .478 .279 31.8 9.4 3.9
1997 MIN 27 103 413 378 44 93 18 4 15 164 30 92 3 2 0 51 5 3 .246 .305 .434 .254 6.4 7.5 1.4
1998 MIN 28 119 499 438 52 111 20 2 10 165 50 103 5 6 0 69 3 6 .253 .333 .377 .251 -0.9 6.5 0.6
1999 MIN 29 124 488 425 62 121 28 3 14 197 48 96 9 6 0 70 13 4 .285 .365 .464 .270 12.0 -2.2 0.9
2000 TOR 30 62 221 200 23 49 7 0 4 68 18 35 3 0 0 18 3 2 .245 .317 .340 .228 -3.7 -6.7 -1.0
2001 CLE 31 122 442 409 61 123 20 2 20 207 23 81 8 2 0 69 0 3 .301 .348 .506 .283 21.4 6.9 2.8
2002 BAL 32 131 513 458 55 116 25 2 18 199 47 111 3 3 2 64 1 6 .253 .325 .434 .257 6.3 -3.7 0.3
2003 BAL 33 9 39 30 5 7 1 0 1 11 8 5 1 0 0 4 1 0 .233 .410 .367 .303 2.0 -0.1 0.2
Career95238333419480938192181221532329730503325405736.274.344.448.26699.940.813.7

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
1989 ELZ Rk 38 165 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .306 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 KEN A 81 303 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .270 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 VIS A+ 71 210 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .239 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 VIS A+ 134 606 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .378 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 NAA AA 138 588 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .321 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 SLC AAA 103 434 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .393 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 MIN MLB 137 579 .279 .267 .340 .418 .264 .309 104 12.3 17.3 -3.8 23.3 2.0 24.7 4.7 24.7 4.7
1996 MIN MLB 145 639 .279 .279 .352 .445 .271 .343 103 14.3 19.8 -4.7 9.4 1.4 31.8 3.9 31.8 3.9
1997 MIN MLB 103 413 .254 .271 .337 .424 .263 .286 97 -2.5 11.4 -3 7.5 -2.1 6.4 1.4 6.4 1.4
1997 SLC AAA 0 26 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .400 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 MIN MLB 119 499 .251 .269 .334 .424 .263 .305 100 -5 13.6 -3.7 6.5 -2.4 -0.9 0.6 -0.9 0.6
1999 MIN MLB 124 488 .270 .276 .346 .439 .264 .333 100 5.7 13.7 -8.5 -2.2 1.1 12.0 0.9 12.0 0.9
2000 TOR MLB 62 221 .228 .268 .342 .431 .261 .280 93 -8.4 6.3 -2.6 -6.7 0.5 -3.7 -1.0 -3.7 -1.0
2001 CLE MLB 122 442 .283 .270 .335 .436 .264 .332 102 11.1 12.1 -3.8 6.9 2.0 21.4 2.8 21.4 2.8
2002 BAL MLB 131 513 .257 .264 .330 .417 .263 .295 98 -1.7 13.7 -6.1 -3.7 -0.4 6.3 0.3 6.3 0.3
2003 BAL MLB 9 39 .303 .273 .349 .444 .274 .250 96 1.8 1.1 -0.5 -0.1 0.0 2.0 0.2 2.0 0.2

Statistics For All Levels

Minor league stats are currently shownClick to hide.
Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
1989 ELZ Rk 165 32 42 2 3 8 29 14 29 2 1 .284 .358 .500 .216 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 KEN A 303 35 58 7 5 7 25 28 73 6 3 .216 .301 .357 .141 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 VIS A+ 210 31 40 6 1 7 19 17 46 2 4 .212 .281 .365 .153 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 VIS A+ 606 103 175 31 6 28 131 76 99 13 5 .341 .433 .589 .248 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 NAA AA 588 83 127 30 5 19 77 64 153 10 5 .250 .349 .441 .191 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 SLC AAA 434 69 138 25 4 19 66 39 63 17 6 .358 .428 .592 .234 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 MIN MLB 579 81 142 27 4 24 84 52 111 20 7 .277 .352 .486 .209 .279 24.7 23.3 4.7
1996 MIN MLB 639 97 176 46 1 16 111 53 96 11 5 .309 .371 .478 .169 .279 31.8 9.4 3.9
1997 SLC AAA 26 5 9 4 0 1 4 2 3 1 0 .375 .423 .667 .292 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 MIN MLB 413 44 93 18 4 15 51 30 92 5 3 .246 .305 .434 .188 .254 6.4 7.5 1.4
1998 MIN MLB 499 52 111 20 2 10 69 50 103 3 6 .253 .333 .377 .123 .251 -0.9 6.5 0.6
1999 MIN MLB 488 62 121 28 3 14 70 48 96 13 4 .285 .365 .464 .179 .270 12.0 -2.2 0.9
2000 TOR MLB 221 23 49 7 0 4 18 18 35 3 2 .245 .317 .340 .095 .228 -3.7 -6.7 -1.0
2001 CLE MLB 442 61 123 20 2 20 69 23 81 0 3 .301 .348 .506 .205 .283 21.4 6.9 2.8
2002 BAL MLB 513 55 116 25 2 18 64 47 111 1 6 .253 .325 .434 .181 .257 6.3 -3.7 0.3
2003 BAL MLB 39 5 7 1 0 1 4 8 5 1 0 .233 .410 .367 .133 .303 2.0 -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

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2004-03-26 2004-10-04 60-DL 192 162 Right Elbow Surgery Flexor Tendon 2004-05-24
2003-08-27 2003-08-27 On-Alr 0 0 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2003-08-27
2003-04-22 2003-09-28 60-DL 159 144 Right Elbow Surgery Bone Chips 2003-04-24
2003-04-01 2003-04-08 DTD 7 5 - Low Back Herniated Disk - -
2002-08-02 2002-08-03 DTD 1 1 Right Foot Soreness - -
2002-04-15 2002-04-16 DTD 1 1 - Hip Soreness - -
2002-03-28 2002-04-12 15-DL 15 8 Right Thigh Strain Quadriceps -
2001-09-24 2001-10-02 DTD 8 5 Right Wrist Sprain - -
2001-07-06 2001-07-12 DTD 6 3 Left Trunk Strain Ribcage - -
2001-05-31 2001-05-31 DTD 0 0 Right Fingers Contusion Middle Finger - -
2000-04-24 2000-04-26 DTD 2 2 Left Ankle Contusion Foul Ball - -
1999-07-10 1999-07-15 DTD 5 2 - Low Back Spasms - -
1999-06-08 1999-06-13 DTD 5 4 Right Knee Contusion - -
1999-03-03 1999-03-10 Camp 7 0 Right Shoulder Soreness - -
1998-07-05 1998-07-09 DTD 4 1 - Thumb Sprain - -
1998-05-24 1998-05-29 DTD 5 3 - Neck Stiffness - -
1998-04-27 1998-05-12 15-DL 15 13 - Neck Sprain - -
1998-04-14 1998-04-16 DTD 2 1 - Strain Oblique - -
1997-04-10 1997-05-27 15-DL 47 41 Left Foot Inflammation Plantar Fasciitis - -
1997-04-07 1997-04-09 DTD 2 1 Left Foot Soreness - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2004 BAL $3,500,000
2003 BAL $3,100,000
2002 BAL $2,500,000
2001 CLE $500,000
2000 TOR $500,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
5 yrPrevious$10,100,000
5 yrTotal$10,100,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
9 y

Details
  • retired 2/05 signed as a free agent from BAL 1/05 (minor-league contract)
  • 3 year/$9.1M (02-04) 02:$2.5M, 03:$3.1M, 04:$3.5M
  • 01:$0.5M+$0.1M

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BP Articles

Marty Cordova is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
The BP Wayback Machine: 2003 PECOTA Preview: The American LeagueNate Silver2013-02-08
Baseball ProGUESTus: Why Baseball Players Get Injured in Amazingly Weird WaysJohn Paschal2013-01-15
What You Need to Know: Monday, October 1Daniel Rathman2012-10-01
BP Unfiltered: This is a Mike Trout FactoidSam Miller2012-08-30
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Platoon Advantage: Why Rookies of the Year FailBill Parker2012-05-02
The BP Wayback Machine: Chasing Ballparks in Minnesota and FloridaNeil deMause2012-03-02
The Lineup Card: 11 Times Small Sample Sizes Steered Us WrongBaseball Prospectus2012-02-07
Pebble Hunting: Can I Interest You in a Juan Gonzalez Hall of Fame Brochure?Sam Miller2011-11-22
Between The Numbers: Good Days for DebutsJeremy Greenhouse2011-05-12
Transaction of the Day: Vladimir GuerreroChristina Kahrl2011-02-08
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: AbuseWill Carroll2009-05-18
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: AL RoundupChristina Kahrl2009-02-24
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction of the Day: The Olsen and Willingham DealChristina Kahrl2008-11-11
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTeam Health Reports: Minnesota TwinsWill Carroll2008-03-12
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: 826*Will Carroll2006-05-23
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Return of Return of the TransientsJim Baker2005-06-17
This article requires BP Premium accessIt Happens Every Spring: Chasing Ballparks in Minnesota and FloridaNeil deMause2005-05-04
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Focus: AL East BustsJeff Erickson2005-04-29
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Wests, etc.Christina Kahrl2005-03-25
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: The Transient All-Star TeamJim Baker2005-02-18
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Offseason - The EastsChristina Kahrl2005-02-14
This article requires BP Premium accessTeams: A Critical Guide: AL Season Wrap-Up, Non-Playoff Teams EditionSteven Goldman2004-10-18
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Cuts and SneezesWill Carroll2004-05-19
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 31-April 5, 2004Christina Kahrl2004-04-06
Prospectus Today: Optimism for the O's?Joe Sheehan2004-02-10
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Offend in Every WayWill Carroll2003-08-22
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 19-21, 2003Christina Kahrl2003-05-23
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 21-23, 2003Christina Kahrl2003-04-25
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Long and BitterWill Carroll2003-04-24
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: The Quest for Knowledge, ContinuedWill Carroll2003-04-04
This article requires BP Premium accessBreaking Balls: A Closer Look at the Twins' Outfield DefenseDerek Zumsteg2003-04-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTeam Health Reports: Team Health Report: Baltimore OriolesWill Carroll2003-02-17
Transaction Analysis: August 15-18, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-08-21
Transaction Analysis: August 4-7, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-08-12
Transaction Analysis: July 30-31, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-08-02
Transaction Analysis: July 15-21, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-07-24
Transaction Analysis: June 13-17, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-06-20
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 16-19, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-05-22
Transaction Analysis: April 11-13, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-04-15
Transaction Analysis: March 31-April 3, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-04-05
6-4-3: Road MapGary Huckabay2002-03-29
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 19-25, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-03-27
2001 Internet Baseball Awards Results: Your Choices for the League's Top HonorsGreg Spira2001-11-09


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2011-02-28 13:00:00 (link to chat)All-time favorite prospect man-crush? (Mine was Marty Cordova)
(Mike White from SoDak)
Arquimedez Pozo? (Kevin Goldstein)
2009-05-21 14:00:00 (link to chat)Speaking of Francoeur is his career path going the way of Marty Cordova. Hot start and then faded out very quickly.
(Mike from Utica,NY)
Cordova had like six seasons better than Francoeur's second-best. (Joe Sheehan)
2008-08-15 15:00:00 (link to chat)Is Jeff Francouer the next Marty Cordova?
(Mike from Utica, NY)
Ouch... I think it's an equally odd situation, certainly, and it's so hard to say what comes next for Frenchy that there's definitely a danger. (Christina Kahrl)
2008-08-15 15:00:00 (link to chat)What's the matter with Jeremy Hermida? Please don't tell me he's the next Marty Cordova!
(Al from NYC)
I sense a trend, and here I am wondering if I'm not the only fan who's a-Grieve'd by Ben's shortcomings. But hey, if people want to make it all about Marty, it might make it easier for me to forget, and move on... (Christina Kahrl)


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