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Portrait of Angel Franco

Angel Franco 2BRoyals

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2016 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 26)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
250 .242 2 24 19 2 .222 -0.1
Birth Date5-23-1990
Height5' 10"
Weight155 lbs
Age26 years, 1 months, 6 days
BatsB
ThrowsR
2012
2013
2014
2015
-0.12016
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

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

Statistics for All Levels

'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
2007 dry Rk 59 238 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .326 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2008 BRL Rk 62 264 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .299 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2009 BUR A 16 57 .202 .253 .322 .368 .000 .191 107 -3.5 1.6 0.5 2.3 -0.1 -1.5 0.1 -1.5 0.1
2009 IDA Rk 67 306 .279 .273 .345 .406 .000 .339 108 6.6 9.4 0 6.5 1.9 17.9 2.4 17.9 2.4
2011 KNC A 97 437 .255 .251 .321 .371 .000 .268 93 -2.5 12.7 -0.8 4.1 -1.5 7.8 1.2 7.8 1.2
2012 WIL A+ 106 410 .270 .258 .324 .389 .000 .298 90 4.7 12.3 -1.1 -3.9 -1.0 14.8 1.1 14.8 1.1
2013 NWA AA 83 309 .259 .248 .310 .386 .000 .332 105 -0.2 8.4 -0.3 3.3 -0.9 7.0 1.1 7.0 1.1
2013 ROY Rk 7 30 .301 .245 .334 .335 .000 .421 98 1.4 0.9 0.3 -0.3 -0.2 2.4 0.2 2.4 0.2
2014 NWA AA 94 383 .228 .247 .316 .363 .000 .266 98 -12.5 10.5 1.3 5.4 -0.4 -1.1 0.5 -1.1 0.5
2015 NWA AA 42 188 .319 .258 .327 .391 .000 .318 102 11.2 5.0 0.3 0.9 -1.2 15.3 1.7 15.3 1.7
2015 OMA AAA 32 114 .193 .272 .333 .404 .000 .242 104 -8 3.2 -0.1 -2.1 -0.1 -5.0 -0.7 -5.0 -0.7
2015 ROY Rk 4 16 .349 .230 .307 .322 .000 .385 93 1.6 0.5 0.1 -0.1 0.2 2.3 0.2 2.3 0.2
2016 OMA AAA 45 168 .214 .261 .330 .400 .266 .268 100 -8.1 4.7 0.3 -2.8 -1.1 -4.3 -0.7 -4.3 -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
2007 dry Rk 238 38 59 10 2 1 18 23 34 14 7 .282 .350 .364 .081 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2008 BRL Rk 264 27 61 10 1 1 25 19 41 14 7 .257 .308 .321 .063 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2009 IDA Rk 306 42 80 7 5 2 28 28 42 17 8 .301 .364 .387 .086 .279 17.9 6.5 2.4
2009 BUR A 57 5 9 2 0 0 7 5 5 1 1 .184 .246 .224 .041 .202 -1.5 2.3 0.1
2011 KNC A 437 49 95 14 6 4 27 36 40 5 6 .249 .316 .348 .099 .255 7.8 4.1 1.2
2012 WIL A+ 410 40 95 16 3 3 35 33 45 10 4 .266 .332 .353 .087 .270 14.8 -3.9 1.1
2013 ROY Rk 30 5 9 1 0 1 5 3 6 1 0 .346 .433 .500 .154 .301 2.4 -0.3 0.2
2013 NWA AA 309 27 83 13 3 4 27 19 41 7 7 .294 .338 .404 .110 .259 7.0 3.3 1.1
2014 NWA AA 383 36 79 9 2 2 26 27 50 8 5 .234 .290 .290 .056 .228 -1.1 5.4 0.5
2015 NWA AA 188 27 51 12 2 4 19 15 17 1 1 .309 .359 .479 .170 .319 15.3 0.9 1.7
2015 OMA AAA 114 8 22 6 0 0 8 8 13 0 2 .212 .268 .269 .058 .193 -5.0 -2.1 -0.7
2015 ROY Rk 16 2 5 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 .357 .438 .357 .000 .349 2.3 -0.1 0.2
2016 OMA AAA 168 13 34 7 4 1 11 10 25 0 0 .228 .281 .349 .121 .214 -4.3 -2.8 -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 CSAA_CHANCES CSAA_RT

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-05-09 2014-06-03 Minors 25 0 - Not Disclosed -
2014-04-18 2014-04-26 Minors 8 0 - Not Disclosed - -
2011-04-20 2011-05-13 Minors 23 0 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2010-06-05 2010-09-05 Minors 92 0 Right Knee - -

Compensation

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Details

2016 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/15/2015 05:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
90o 315 31 83 16 3 3 30 19 46 3 3 .290 .329 .403 .264 9.6 2B 1, 3B -1 1.1
80o 292 28 72 14 2 3 26 17 44 3 2 .273 .312 .379 .250 4.9 2B 1, 3B -1 0.6
70o 276 25 66 13 2 3 24 16 42 3 2 .261 .299 .362 .240 1.9 2B 1, 3B -1 0.3
60o 263 23 60 12 2 2 22 14 41 2 2 .251 .288 .348 .231 -0.4 2B 1, 3B -1 0.0
50o 250 21 56 11 2 2 21 13 39 2 2 .242 .278 .334 .223 -2.4 2B 1, 3B -1 -0.2
40o 237 20 51 10 2 2 19 12 38 2 2 .233 .267 .321 .214 -4.2 2B 1, 3B -1 -0.4
30o 224 18 46 9 1 2 17 11 36 2 1 .223 .257 .307 .206 -5.8 2B 1, 3B -1 -0.6
20o 208 16 41 8 1 2 15 9 34 2 1 .211 .244 .290 .195 -7.5 2B 1, 3B -1 -0.8
10o 185 13 33 7 1 1 13 8 31 1 1 .195 .226 .268 .181 -9.2 2B 1, 3B -1 -1.0
Weighted Mean2562257112221144022.246.283.341.226-1.52B 1, 3B -1-0.1

2016 Rest-of-Season Forecast

Last Update: 6/29/2016 09:39 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
90o 514 49 130 26 5 5 47 31 77 5 4 .279 .320 .391 .259 12.5 2B 2, 3B -1 1.5
80o 492 45 117 23 5 4 43 28 76 5 4 .263 .302 .368 .245 5.2 2B 2, 3B -1 0.7
70o 476 42 110 22 5 4 40 26 75 4 3 .251 .290 .351 .235 0.3 2B 2, 3B -1 0.1
60o 463 39 102 20 4 4 38 24 74 4 3 .242 .279 .337 .226 -3.6 2B 2, 3B -1 -0.3
50o 450 37 96 19 4 4 36 23 73 4 3 .232 .269 .324 .218 -7.1 2B 2, 3B -1 -0.7
40o 437 35 90 18 4 3 34 21 71 4 3 .223 .259 .311 .210 -10.4 2B 2, 3B -1 -1.0
30o 424 32 83 16 4 3 32 20 70 3 3 .214 .248 .297 .201 -13.6 2B 2, 3B -1 -1.4
20o 408 30 76 15 3 3 29 18 69 3 2 .202 .235 .281 .191 -17.2 2B 2, 3B -1 -1.8
10o 386 26 67 13 3 3 26 16 67 3 2 .187 .218 .259 .177 -21.5 2B 1, 3B -1 -2.3
Weighted Mean4563899204437247343.237.274.330.222-5.52B 2, 3B -1-0.5

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
3% 4% 3% 7% 8%

Preseason Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2016 Projections)

Playing time estimates are based on performance, not Depth Charts.
Year Age PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP VORP BRR POS_ADJ REP_ADJ RAA FRAA
201727432419619343724674.244.287.338.225-0.2-3.0-0.41.610.7-14.90.7
201828421409318343623663.242.286.336.223-0.3-3.7-0.51.510.4-15.10.7
201929390388616343422613.242.287.340.225-0.2-2.8-0.51.29.6-13.20.6
202030396388817343423612.242.289.339.226-0.3-3.0-0.61.29.8-13.30.7
202131378368417343321612.241.285.340.224-0.3-3.4-0.61.09.4-13.10.6
202232347337715343020551.241.287.339.225-0.3-3.1-0.60.88.6-11.90.6
202333335327315232919541.241.287.338.224-0.3-3.3-0.60.78.3-11.70.6
202434324317014232819520.240.286.337.224-0.3-3.3-0.50.68.0-11.40.5
202535317306914232718520.239.286.337.224-0.3-3.4-0.50.57.8-11.30.5

Long-Term Forecast Based on RoS PECOTA (Beyond the 2016 Projections)

Playing time estimates are based on performance, not Depth Charts.
Year Age PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP VORP BRR POS_ADJ REP_ADJ RAA FRAA
201727250245611222114392.246.290.341.227-0.3-3.6-0.30.111.9-15.30.5
201828391378716343323623.242.287.334.223-0.6-6.2-0.50.112.4-18.20.7
2019295295311720574733813.242.293.346.229-0.2-2.8-0.5-0.110.3-12.51.0
2020305405411822454638753.243.298.338.229-0.3-3.5-0.8-0.211.5-13.91.0
2021315215011024464630862.234.280.343.224-0.6-6.3-0.8-0.412.1-17.31.0

Upside By Year

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 PEAK 5
1.30.3out of baseball1.9out of baseballout of baseball3.5

Previous Year Preseason Upside By Year

Yr Proj 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 PEAK 5
20150.3out of baseballout of baseball0.6out of baseballout of baseball0.9

Comparable Players (Similarity Index 89)

Rank Score Name Year TAv Trend
1 97 Will Rhymes 2009 .000 DNP
2 96 Sergio Miranda 2013 .000 DNP
3 96 Ofilio Castro 2010 .000 DNP
4 96 James Beresford 2015 .000 DNP
5 95 Issmael Salas 2009 .000 DNP
6 94 Vance Albitz 2014 .000 DNP
7 94 William Bergolla 2009 .000 DNP
8 94 Eric Farris 2012 .140
9 94 Chris De La Cruz 2008 .000 DNP
10 94 Neb Brown 2006 .000 DNP
11 94 Travis Adair 2014 .000 DNP
12 94 Rafael Ynoa 2014 .295
13 93 Niuman Romero 2011 .000 DNP
14 93 Emerson Landoni 2015 .000 DNP
15 93 Brodie Greene 2014 .000 DNP
16 93 Kevin Estrada 2007 .000 DNP
17 93 Eider Torres 2009 .000 DNP
18 93 Eduardo Cornejo 2008 .000 DNP
19 93 Angelys Nina 2015 .000 DNP
20 92 Luis Nunez 2013 .000 DNP
21 92 Anthony Labarbera 2006 .000 DNP
22 92 Fernando Cortez 2008 .000 DNP
23 92 Yung-Chi Chen 2010 .000 DNP
24 92 Casey Rowlett 2009 .000 DNP
25 92 Nathan Hanson 2013 .000 DNP
26 91 Marc Maddox 2010 .000 DNP
27 91 Michael Gaffney 2008 .000 DNP
28 91 Felix Molina 2009 .000 DNP
29 91 Kenny Perez 2008 .000 DNP
30 91 Luis Rivera 2010 .000 DNP
31 91 Peeter Ramos 2008 .000 DNP
32 91 Gabe Lopez 2006 .000 DNP
33 91 Brandon Douglas 2012 .000 DNP
34 90 Stephen Wickens 2015 .000 DNP
35 90 Pedro Lopez 2010 .000 DNP
36 90 Ryan Leahy 2008 .000 DNP
37 90 Michael Freeman 2014 .000 DNP
38 90 Ryan Curry 2011 .000 DNP
39 89 Fidel Hernandez 2012 .000 DNP
40 89 Tyler Ladendorf 2014 .000 DNP
41 89 Omar Rogers 2006 .000 DNP
42 89 Ray Chang 2010 .000 DNP
43 89 Jose Castro 2013 .000 DNP
44 89 Mark Hallberg 2012 .000 DNP
45 89 Justin Henry 2011 .000 DNP
46 89 Marcus Lemon 2014 .000 DNP
47 89 Matt Rogelstad 2009 .000 DNP
48 89 Patrick Brady 2014 .000 DNP
49 89 Jonathan Malo 2010 .000 DNP
50 89 Keoni Ruth 2011 .000 DNP
51 89 Steve Singleton 2012 .000 DNP
52 88 Ivan De Jesus 2013 .000 DNP
53 88 J.C. Holt 2009 .000 DNP
54 88 David Macias 2012 .000 DNP
55 88 Josh Asanovich 2009 .000 DNP
56 88 Shawn Roof 2011 .000 DNP
57 88 Wilson Batista 2007 .000 DNP
58 88 Brett Dowdy 2008 .000 DNP
59 88 Skyler Stromsmoe 2010 .000 DNP
60 88 James Cesario 2012 .000 DNP
61 88 Zach Gentile 2013 .000 DNP
62 87 Gustavo Nunez 2014 .000 DNP
63 87 Cristo Arnal 2012 .000 DNP
64 87 Nate Sutton 2009 .000 DNP
65 87 Daniel Wagner 2015 .000 DNP
66 87 Kurt Mertins 2012 .000 DNP
67 87 Joe Thurston 2006 .215
68 87 Ryan Theriot 2006 .313
69 87 Melvin Dorta 2008 .000 DNP
70 87 Ali Castillo 2015 .000 DNP
71 86 Carlos Alonso 2014 .000 DNP
72 86 Ryan Cavan 2013 .000 DNP
73 86 Drew M Anderson 2009 .000 DNP
74 86 Buck Britton 2012 .000 DNP
75 86 Chris Valaika 2012 .000 DNP
76 86 Yangervis Solarte 2014 .268
77 86 Justin Toole 2013 .000 DNP
78 86 Davis Stoneburner 2011 .000 DNP
79 86 Argenis Reyes 2009 .103
80 85 Renny Osuna 2011 .000 DNP
81 85 Jake Kahaulelio 2011 .000 DNP
82 85 Brandon Pinckney 2008 .000 DNP
83 85 Angel Sanchez 2010 .234
84 85 Hainley Statia 2012 .000 DNP
85 85 Ozzie Chavez 2010 .000 DNP
86 85 Eric Eymann 2010 .000 DNP
87 85 Jason Bourgeois 2008 .307
88 85 Wilberto Ortiz 2011 .000 DNP
89 85 Greg Miclat 2014 .000 DNP
90 85 Greg Sexton 2011 .000 DNP
91 85 Brian Finegan 2008 .000 DNP
92 85 Joaquin Arias 2011 .000 DNP
93 85 Michael Affronti 2010 .000 DNP
94 85 Carlos Leon 2006 .000 DNP
95 85 Sean Kazmar 2011 .000 DNP
96 85 Jorge Rivero 2015 .000 DNP
97 85 Hernan Iribarren 2010 .000 DNP
98 85 Matt Cusick 2012 .000 DNP
99 85 Shelby Ford 2011 .000 DNP
100 85 Dale Mollenhauer 2012 .000 DNP

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