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Portrait of Robert Fick

Robert Fick 1BTigers

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
10 2658 .258 .328 .405 .252 1.5
Birth Date3-15-1974
Height6' 1"
Weight189 lbs
BatsL
ThrowsR
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
1998 DET 24 7 24 22 6 8 1 0 3 18 2 7 0 0 0 7 1 0 .364 .417 .818 .379 4.2 -0.1 0.4
1999 DET 25 15 49 41 6 9 0 0 3 18 7 6 0 1 0 10 1 0 .220 .327 .439 .267 1.4 0.0 0.1
2000 DET 26 66 188 163 18 41 7 2 3 61 22 39 1 2 0 22 2 1 .252 .340 .374 .245 -2.0 1.5 -0.0
2001 DET 27 124 448 401 62 109 21 2 19 191 39 62 4 4 0 61 0 3 .272 .339 .476 .274 16.9 2.6 1.9
2002 DET 28 148 614 556 66 150 36 2 17 241 46 90 7 5 0 63 0 1 .270 .331 .433 .265 13.0 -8.4 0.5
2003 ATL 29 126 460 409 52 110 26 1 11 171 42 47 2 7 0 80 1 0 .269 .335 .418 .260 2.8 -6.5 -0.4
2004 SDN 30 13 15 12 2 2 0 0 0 2 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .333 .167 .217 -0.1 -0.1 -0.0
2004 TBA 30 76 238 214 12 43 5 2 6 70 20 32 2 2 0 26 0 0 .201 .273 .327 .206 -10.6 1.0 -0.9
2005 SDN 31 93 260 230 25 61 10 2 3 84 26 33 1 2 1 30 0 2 .265 .340 .365 .258 6.1 2.7 0.9
2006 WAS 32 60 141 128 14 34 4 0 2 44 10 24 1 0 2 9 1 1 .266 .324 .344 .229 -2.1 -0.7 -0.3
2007 WAS 33 118 221 197 24 46 6 1 2 60 19 42 3 1 1 16 0 1 .234 .309 .305 .210 -4.8 -2.2 -0.7
Career8462658237328761311612699602353862224432469.258.328.405.25224.7-10.01.5

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
1996 JAM A- 43 147 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .299 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 WMI A 0 539 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .381 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 DET MLB 7 24 .379 .255 .313 .399 .248 .417 97 3.1 0.7 0 -0.1 0.4 4.2 0.4 4.2 0.4
1998 JAX AA 0 592 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .353 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 DET MLB 15 49 .267 .280 .361 .442 .272 .182 98 0.4 1.4 -0.5 0.0 0.0 1.4 0.1 1.4 0.1
1999 WMI A 0 13 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .273 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 TOL AAA 0 57 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .317 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 DET MLB 66 188 .245 .273 .346 .445 .265 .309 94 -3.4 5.3 -1.8 1.5 -0.6 -2.0 -0.0 -2.0 -0.0
2000 TOL AAA 0 76 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .167 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 DET MLB 124 448 .274 .264 .328 .419 .257 .278 99 6.8 12.3 3.1 2.6 -0.6 16.9 1.9 16.9 1.9
2002 DET MLB 148 614 .265 .263 .328 .419 .262 .293 97 3 16.4 -6.7 -8.4 0.0 13.0 0.5 13.0 0.5
2003 ATL MLB 126 460 .260 .262 .328 .413 .258 .277 98 0.1 12.1 -8.4 -6.5 -1.2 2.8 -0.4 2.8 -0.4
2004 SDN MLB 13 15 .217 .234 .329 .373 .251 .250 98 -0.7 0.4 -0.1 -0.1 0.3 -0.1 -0.0 -0.1 -0.0
2004 TBA MLB 76 238 .206 .270 .333 .424 .254 .208 102 -14.2 7.1 -3.5 1.0 -1.0 -10.6 -0.9 -10.6 -0.9
2004 POR AAA 12 52 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .459 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 SDN MLB 93 260 .258 .264 .327 .420 .261 .296 92 -0.5 7.5 -0.5 2.7 1.6 6.1 0.9 6.1 0.9
2005 POR AAA 10 44 .391 .280 .358 .446 .275 .346 100 6 1.2 -0.4 0.8 0.1 6.3 0.7 6.3 0.7
2006 WAS MLB 60 141 .229 .264 .333 .418 .260 .314 92 -5 4.2 0.7 -0.7 -0.2 -2.1 -0.3 -2.1 -0.3
2006 HAR AA 16 65 .256 .256 .330 .400 .259 .312 109 -0.2 1.5 -0.1 0.1 0.6 1.4 0.2 1.4 0.2
2006 NWO AAA 2 8 .270 .301 .365 .446 .289 .200 82 0.1 0.2 -0.1 -0.0 -0.0 0.0 -0.0 0.0 -0.0
2007 WAS MLB 118 221 .210 .263 .333 .410 .256 .286 94 -12.3 6.6 -3.3 -2.2 2.6 -4.8 -0.7 -4.8 -0.7

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
1996 JAM A- 147 18 33 6 0 1 14 12 25 3 1 .248 .310 .316 .068 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 WMI A 539 100 158 50 3 16 90 75 74 13 4 .341 .434 .566 .225 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 JAX AA 592 101 164 47 6 18 114 71 83 8 4 .318 .407 .538 .219 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 DET MLB 24 6 8 1 0 3 7 2 7 1 0 .364 .417 .818 .455 .379 4.2 -0.1 0.4
1999 TOL AAA 57 11 15 0 1 2 8 8 5 1 0 .312 .421 .479 .167 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 WMI A 13 2 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 .273 .385 .273 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 DET MLB 49 6 9 0 0 3 10 7 6 1 0 .220 .327 .439 .220 .267 1.4 0.0 0.1
2000 TOL AAA 76 5 10 5 0 1 7 6 13 1 0 .147 .237 .265 .118 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 DET MLB 188 18 41 7 2 3 22 22 39 2 1 .252 .340 .374 .123 .245 -2.0 1.5 -0.0
2001 DET MLB 448 62 109 21 2 19 61 39 62 0 3 .272 .339 .476 .204 .274 16.9 2.6 1.9
2002 DET MLB 614 66 150 36 2 17 63 46 90 0 1 .270 .331 .433 .164 .265 13.0 -8.4 0.5
2003 ATL MLB 460 52 110 26 1 11 80 42 47 1 0 .269 .335 .418 .149 .260 2.8 -6.5 -0.4
2004 POR AAA 52 8 19 4 0 2 6 2 11 1 0 .380 .404 .580 .200 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 SDN MLB 15 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 .167 .333 .167 .000 .217 -0.1 -0.1 -0.0
2004 TBA MLB 238 12 43 5 2 6 26 20 32 0 0 .201 .273 .327 .126 .206 -10.6 1.0 -0.9
2005 POR AAA 44 5 12 1 0 3 11 10 3 1 0 .375 .535 .688 .312 .391 6.3 0.8 0.7
2005 SDN MLB 260 25 61 10 2 3 30 26 33 0 2 .265 .340 .365 .100 .258 6.1 2.7 0.9
2006 WAS MLB 141 14 34 4 0 2 9 10 24 1 1 .266 .324 .344 .078 .229 -2.1 -0.7 -0.3
2006 HAR AA 65 11 16 1 0 1 4 8 8 2 1 .281 .369 .351 .070 .256 1.4 0.1 0.2
2006 NWO AAA 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 .143 .250 .143 .000 .270 0.0 -0.0 -0.0
2007 WAS MLB 221 24 46 6 1 2 16 19 42 0 1 .234 .309 .305 .071 .210 -4.8 -2.2 -0.7

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
2006-08-01 2006-08-25 15-DL 24 21 Left Trunk Sprain Rib Cartilage -
2006-03-24 2006-05-13 15-DL 50 36 Right Elbow Surgery Loose Bodies 2006-03-06
2003-04-13 2003-04-29 15-DL 16 13 Right Shoulder Strain -
2000-07-06 2000-09-01 15-DL 57 51 Right Shoulder Sprain Separation - -
1999-04-05 1999-09-07 60-DL 155 137 Left Shoulder Surgery Subluxation From Swinging a Bat 1999-05-03 -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2007 WAS $850,000
2006 WAS $850,000
2004 SDN $800,000
2004 TBA $800,000
2003 ATL $1,000,000
2002 DET $1,150,000
2001 DET $255,000
2000 DET $200,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
7 yrPrevious$5,905,000
7 yrTotal$5,905,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
8 y 162 dJoe Longo

Details
  • released 3/22/08 signed as a free agent from WAS 1/4/08 (minor-league contract)
  • contract purchased 3/07
  • re-signed as a free agent 12/06, 1 year/$0.85M (07) (minor-league contract)
  • signed as a free agent from SD 12/05, 1 year/$0.85M (06)
  • Triple-A 4/05 re-signed as a free agent 2/05, 1 year/$0.45M (05)+$0.25M bonuses (minor-league contract) contract purchased 8/04 signed as a free agent from TB 8/04, 1 year/$0.8M (04) (minor-league contract) released 8/04 signed as a free agent from ATL 1/04
  • cleared uncond release waivers 11/03
  • signed as a free agent from DT 1/03, 1 year/$1M (03)+$0.35M bonuses
  • non-tendered 12/02
  • 1 year/$1.15M (02)

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BP Roundtables

DateRoundtable NameComment
2008-09-29 10:30:00Tigers/White Sox Play-In GameMike Ivie... now that's a blast from the past.

Er, considering his bat, maybe that should be a bloop from the past.

To bring a more recent Padres player (and former Tiger) into the discussion, his ability to play catcher could make Brandon Inge a nifty Robert Fick type... a game a week behind the dish, and then fill in at third and a corner as needed. (Dave Pease)
 

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