Biographical

Portrait of Miguel Gonzalez

Miguel Gonzalez C White Sox

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 23)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
250 .222 3 21 20 1 .214 0.0
Birth Date12-3-1990
Height5' 11"
Weight220 lbs
Age23 years, 10 months, 19 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
2011
2012
0.02013
0.02014
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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
2013 CHA 22 5 9 9 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .222 .222 .248 0.2 -0.0 0.0
Career59902000203000000.222.222.222.2480.2-0.00.0

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
2008 dw2 Rk 43 167 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .328 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2008 dws Rk 2 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .500 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2009 CHR AAA 3 11 .124 .278 .357 .418 .264 .222 103 -1.6 0.3 0.2 -0.0 0.6 -0.8 -0.1 -0.8 -0.1
2009 BRI Rk 45 173 .316 .253 .329 .382 .254 .341 100 10.7 5.3 2.4 2.0 1.4 21.9 2.4 21.9 2.4
2010 KAN A 92 354 .208 .253 .322 .372 .260 .260 100 -19.5 10.4 6.3 -0.2 -1.0 4.7 0.5 4.7 0.5
2011 KAN A 55 208 .244 .267 .342 .401 .264 .302 104 -3.7 6.0 3.5 1.4 -0.3 4.8 0.6 4.8 0.6
2012 WNS A+ 50 184 .242 .263 .329 .399 .266 .281 98 -3.6 5.5 2.9 -0.1 -0.6 7.7 0.8 7.7 0.8
2012 BIR AA 22 80 .197 .259 .333 .381 .258 .278 93 -5.3 2.2 1.3 0.2 -0.4 -3.4 -0.3 -3.4 -0.3
2012 LAG Wnt 35 93 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .323 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 CHA MLB 5 9 .248 .246 .300 .368 .248 .333 99 -0.1 0.2 0.1 -0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0
2013 BIR AA 37 132 .231 .242 .324 .364 .258 .293 100 -3.9 3.6 2.2 -0.7 0.1 2.4 0.2 2.4 0.2
2013 CHR AAA 16 58 .269 .259 .333 .382 .259 .341 97 0.6 1.7 1 0.2 0.9 4.8 0.5 4.8 0.5
2014 BIR AA 16 59 .270 .247 .318 .365 .257 .311 99 0.6 1.6 1 0.2 -0.2 3.3 0.4 3.3 0.4
2014 CHR AAA 27 99 .207 .258 .330 .388 .248 .266 113 -5.9 3.0 1.8 0.2 0.2 -0.4 -0.0 -0.4 -0.0

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
2008 dw2 Rk 167 25 41 9 1 0 23 16 18 8 1 .291 .386 .369 .078 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2008 dws Rk 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 1.000 .500 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2009 CHR AAA 11 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .182 .182 .182 .000 .124 -0.8 -0.0 -0.1
2009 BRI Rk 173 24 47 15 1 4 19 16 25 2 1 .311 .376 .503 .192 .316 21.9 2.0 2.4
2010 KAN A 354 35 71 9 2 2 19 16 63 2 1 .218 .260 .276 .058 .208 4.7 -0.2 0.5
2011 KAN A 208 17 47 7 0 2 21 16 34 5 1 .255 .324 .326 .071 .244 4.8 1.4 0.6
2012 LAG Wnt 93 12 21 3 0 1 7 7 15 0 0 .273 .367 .351 .078 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 BIR AA 80 5 15 1 0 0 7 7 16 0 0 .214 .295 .229 .014 .197 -3.4 0.2 -0.3
2012 WNS A+ 184 20 40 9 0 1 16 12 24 0 1 .247 .303 .321 .074 .242 7.7 -0.1 0.8
2013 CHR AAA 58 5 14 3 0 0 4 6 11 0 0 .280 .345 .340 .060 .269 4.8 0.2 0.5
2013 BIR AA 132 12 29 5 1 2 16 10 25 3 1 .244 .318 .353 .109 .231 2.4 -0.7 0.2
2013 CHA MLB 9 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .222 .222 .222 .000 .248 0.2 -0.0 0.0
2014 CHR AAA 99 11 23 6 0 2 7 5 13 0 0 .245 .283 .372 .128 .207 -0.4 0.2 -0.0
2014 BIR AA 59 6 14 5 1 0 4 4 7 0 0 .269 .345 .404 .135 .270 3.3 0.2 0.4

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
2013 39 0.5385 0.4615 0.6667 0.5238 0.3889 0.8182 0.4286 0.3333
Career390.53850.46150.66670.52380.38890.81820.42860.3333

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-02-16 2014-03-01 Camp 13 0 - Low Back Spasms - -
2011-08-24 2011-09-01 Minors 8 8 - Not Disclosed - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d1 year (2013)

Details
  • 1 year (2013). Contract selected by Chicago White Sox 9/3/13. Sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 9/30/13.
  • Signed by Chicago White Sox 6/08 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela.

2014 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/11/2014 05:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
90o 520 52 126 21 1 8 50 37 104 3 1 .270 .323 .372 .258 13.4 C 0 1.5
80o 496 47 113 19 1 7 45 33 102 3 1 .253 .304 .348 .243 5.5 C 0 0.6
70o 478 44 105 17 1 7 42 30 100 3 1 .240 .290 .331 .232 0.2 C 0 0.1
60o 464 41 97 16 1 6 39 28 99 2 1 .230 .278 .316 .222 -4.0 C 0 -0.4
50o 450 38 91 15 1 6 37 26 97 2 1 .220 .267 .303 .214 -7.6 C 0 -0.8
40o 436 36 84 14 1 5 35 24 96 2 1 .211 .256 .289 .205 -11.1 C 0 -1.2
30o 422 33 78 13 1 5 32 23 94 2 1 .200 .245 .275 .195 -14.5 C 0 -1.5
20o 404 30 71 12 1 5 30 20 92 2 1 .188 .231 .258 .184 -18.2 C 0 -1.9
10o 380 26 60 10 0 4 26 18 89 1 1 .172 .212 .235 .169 -22.7 C 0 -2.4
Weighted Mean4573995161638279821.225.273.309.218-5.8C 0-0.6

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2014 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
20152425025519042116521.220.274.308.218-1.0-9.2-0.61.214.9-24.70.2
201625299306311142618642.230.283.320.224-0.6-5.9-0.51.414.9-21.70.3
20172655855112191847361163.220.277.306.218-0.9-8.5-1.12.414.9-24.70.5
20182760261122201952421253.224.283.313.224-0.5-5.4-1.32.414.9-21.50.5
201928622631262111055431303.223.282.315.224-0.6-5.7-1.42.314.9-21.50.6
202029627651282111157451322.225.286.323.227-0.4-3.9-1.42.214.9-19.60.6
202130629661272111258461311.223.286.326.229-0.3-3.4-1.62.014.9-18.70.6
202231621651262011257461341.224.287.325.228-0.4-3.9-1.61.814.9-19.00.6
202332621661262001258461280.227.290.329.231-0.2-2.3-1.71.614.9-17.20.6

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
0.40.33.50.54.73.412.8

Comparable Players (Similarity Index 85)

Rank Score Name Year TAv Trend
1 94 Daniel Rohlfing 2012 .000 DNP
2 92 Matt McBride 2008 .000 DNP
3 91 Adam Abraham 2010 .000 DNP
4 91 Matt Kennelly 2012 .000 DNP
5 90 Juan Centeno 2013 .228
6 90 Juan Castillo 2013 .000 DNP
7 90 Dustin Garneau 2011 .000 DNP
8 90 Parker Berberet 2013 .000 DNP
9 90 Francisco Pena 2013 .000 DNP
10 90 Mayo Acosta 2011 .000 DNP
11 90 Jair Fernandez 2010 .000 DNP
12 89 Beau Taylor 2013 .000 DNP
13 89 Jhonatan Solano 2009 .000 DNP
14 89 Joel Naughton 2010 .000 DNP
15 89 Luis De La Cruz 2012 .000 DNP
16 88 Jeff Clement 2007 .441
17 88 Jose Bonilla 2012 .000 DNP
18 88 Francisco Diaz 2013 .000 DNP
19 87 Michael Blanke 2012 .000 DNP
20 87 Joseph Paciorek 2012 .000 DNP
21 87 Jonathan Jaspe 2008 .000 DNP
22 87 Nevin Ashley 2008 .000 DNP
23 87 Shawn Zarraga 2012 .000 DNP
24 86 Danny Lehmann 2009 .000 DNP
25 86 Tuffy Gosewisch 2007 .000 DNP
26 86 Elio Sarmiento 2009 .000 DNP
27 86 Jackson Williams 2009 .000 DNP
28 86 Carlos Paulino 2013 .000 DNP
29 86 Mark Thomas 2011 .000 DNP
30 86 Kris Watts 2008 .000 DNP
31 86 J.R. Towles 2007 .342
32 86 Kyle Higashioka 2013 .000 DNP
33 86 Manny Pina 2010 .000 DNP
34 86 Sean Ochinko 2011 .000 DNP
35 86 Juan Graterol 2012 .000 DNP
36 86 Kevin Coddington 2011 .000 DNP
37 85 Chris Robinson 2007 .000 DNP
38 85 Curtis Casali 2012 .000 DNP
39 85 Francisco Arcia 2013 .000 DNP
40 85 Bryan Holaday 2011 .000 DNP
41 85 John Murrian 2011 .000 DNP
42 85 Adrian Nieto 2013 .000 DNP
43 85 Albert Cordero 2013 .000 DNP
44 85 Sandy Leon 2012 .290
45 85 Kai Gronauer 2010 .000 DNP
46 85 A.J. Jimenez 2013 .000 DNP
47 85 Gorman Erickson 2011 .000 DNP
48 85 James McCann 2013 .000 DNP
49 85 Jett Bandy 2013 .000 DNP
50 84 Francisco Cervelli 2009 .237
51 84 Luis Sierra 2011 .000 DNP
52 84 Justin Dalles 2012 .000 DNP
53 84 Sean Rooney 2009 .000 DNP
54 84 Bryan Anderson 2010 .252
55 84 Jack Murphy 2011 .000 DNP
56 84 Julio Rodriguez 2013 .000 DNP
57 84 Tony Cruz 2010 .000 DNP
58 84 Jose Flores 2011 .000 DNP
59 84 Brandon Yarbrough 2008 .000 DNP
60 83 Cutter Dykstra 2012 .000 DNP
61 83 Mitch Abeita 2009 .000 DNP
62 83 Luis Flores 2010 .000 DNP
63 83 Ed Easley 2009 .000 DNP
64 83 Braeden Schlehuber 2011 .000 DNP
65 83 Michael Brenly 2010 .000 DNP
66 83 Bill Rhinehart 2008 .000 DNP
67 83 Luis Martinez 2008 .000 DNP
68 83 John Hicks 2013 .000 DNP
69 83 Chris Wallace 2011 .000 DNP
70 83 Tim Federowicz 2011 .209
71 83 Jerrud Sabourin 2013 .000 DNP
72 83 Juan Apodaca 2010 .000 DNP
73 83 Jose Gonzalez 2010 .000 DNP
74 83 Jose Lobaton 2008 .000 DNP
75 83 Sean McCraw 2009 .000 DNP
76 83 Josmil Pinto 2012 .000 DNP
77 83 Steve Clevenger 2009 .000 DNP
78 83 Joe Bonfe 2011 .000 DNP
79 83 Francisco Hernandez 2009 .000 DNP
80 82 John Jaso 2007 .000 DNP
81 82 Cole Frenzel 2013 .000 DNP
82 82 Robinzon Diaz 2007 .000 DNP
83 82 Jake Opitz 2010 .000 DNP
84 82 Rene Leveret 2009 .000 DNP
85 82 Jose Gil 2010 .000 DNP
86 82 Cody Stanley 2012 .000 DNP
87 82 Jordan Pacheco 2009 .000 DNP
88 82 Johnny Monell 2009 .000 DNP
89 82 Drew Butera 2007 .000 DNP
90 82 Tim Kennelly 2010 .000 DNP
91 82 Jhonny Gomez 2013 .000 DNP
92 81 Lucas Montero 2008 .000 DNP
93 81 Stephen Vogt 2008 .000 DNP
94 81 Jason Castro 2010 .217
95 81 Sergio Miranda 2010 .000 DNP
96 81 Bryson Myles 2013 .000 DNP
97 81 Mark Reed 2009 .000 DNP
98 81 Roberto Lopez 2009 .000 DNP
99 81 Cody Podraza 2011 .000 DNP
100 81 Yovan Gonzalez 2013 .000 DNP

Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
11 vs R (Multi) .222 .222 .222 .226
31 vs R (2013) .222 .222 .222 .226

BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2014 Due to publishing agreements, the 2014 player comments and team essays are only available in the Baseball Prospectus 2014 book (available in hardcopy, e-book, and Kindle).
2010 Sox officials think Venezuelan catcher Miguel Gonzalez is the biggest sleeper in the system, a teenage backstop with power and solid catch-and-throw skills.

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Advanced Catching Metrics

Year Framing Chances Extra Strikes Framing Runs Framing Runs per 7000 Blocking Chances PB/WP Saved Blocking Runs Blocking Runs per 7000 Total Receiving Runs Total Receiving Runs per 7000
2013 145 -1 -0.1 -5.0 92 -0.0 -0.0 -0.1 -0.1 -5.0

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