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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
19 8048 .296 .359 .431 .285 35.2
Birth Date4-10-1950
Height5' 11"
Weight190 lbs
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ThrowsL
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
1973 CIN 23 25 92 86 19 33 5 1 3 49 6 10 0 0 0 14 4 2 .384 .424 .570 .379 12.3 -3.6 0.9
1974 CIN 24 88 256 227 24 57 9 5 2 82 27 43 1 0 1 19 9 4 .251 .333 .361 .266 5.5 0.3 0.6
1975 CIN 25 132 540 463 95 141 15 9 4 186 67 67 1 3 6 46 16 7 .305 .391 .402 .296 35.7 -12.7 2.5
1976 CIN 26 148 628 562 111 189 28 9 6 253 62 65 1 3 0 74 34 11 .336 .401 .450 .316 43.9 -6.5 4.2
1977 CIN 27 154 657 585 117 186 35 8 12 273 69 84 0 2 1 57 17 8 .318 .389 .467 .290 35.1 2.0 3.8
1978 CIN 28 158 680 614 90 177 33 8 10 256 54 70 0 3 9 63 23 5 .288 .344 .417 .270 25.5 -2.9 2.5
1979 CIN 29 95 420 380 62 120 27 4 8 179 36 39 1 3 0 32 12 5 .316 .374 .471 .294 21.1 0.7 2.3
1980 CIN 30 146 615 544 89 160 28 10 13 247 62 77 1 5 3 85 23 1 .294 .364 .454 .299 38.4 -2.2 3.9
1981 CIN 31 101 442 396 65 123 21 6 2 162 39 42 1 4 2 34 12 4 .311 .370 .409 .290 25.5 5.4 3.5
1982 NYA 32 127 527 484 70 134 23 2 12 197 39 58 0 3 1 54 10 4 .277 .329 .407 .268 10.4 1.4 1.3
1983 NYA 33 118 499 458 60 140 21 3 11 200 34 45 2 2 3 46 6 1 .306 .355 .437 .301 23.2 0.3 2.5
1984 NYA 34 120 436 399 44 109 20 1 7 152 29 32 1 4 3 56 2 2 .273 .321 .381 .256 11.0 4.4 1.7
1985 NYA 35 127 487 438 68 120 28 4 10 186 41 51 0 8 0 69 7 7 .274 .331 .425 .276 17.6 4.7 2.4
1986 ATL 36 80 313 292 36 90 15 3 12 147 20 43 0 1 0 32 12 7 .308 .351 .503 .292 13.3 -2.7 1.1
1986 NYA 36 59 219 198 33 60 7 0 9 94 15 24 1 4 1 26 2 2 .303 .349 .475 .288 11.2 1.1 1.3
1987 ATL 37 122 451 399 65 114 24 1 14 182 46 54 1 4 1 64 4 7 .286 .358 .456 .270 9.6 -2.3 0.7
1988 ATL 38 69 212 193 21 48 5 0 2 59 17 26 0 2 0 19 1 3 .249 .307 .306 .235 -3.9 -5.4 -1.0
1988 CIN 38 25 52 50 5 14 1 0 2 21 2 5 0 0 0 4 0 0 .280 .308 .420 .264 0.4 -0.4 0.0
1989 CIN 39 106 266 236 26 62 8 3 8 100 29 42 1 0 0 30 4 2 .263 .346 .424 .277 6.5 -5.5 0.1
1990 CIN 40 46 68 63 6 13 2 0 1 18 2 5 1 2 0 8 2 1 .206 .235 .286 .204 -2.6 0.0 -0.3
1990 SEA 40 21 88 77 13 29 2 0 3 40 10 3 0 1 0 18 0 0 .377 .443 .519 .346 8.9 -1.1 0.8
1991 SEA 41 30 100 85 10 24 7 0 1 34 13 13 1 1 0 9 0 0 .282 .380 .400 .291 6.9 -1.8 0.5
Career2097804872291129214336477152311771989814553185920083.296.359.431.285355.6-26.635.2

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
1973 CIN MLB 25 92 .379 .246 .313 .370 .256 .411 99 10.8 2.4 -0.9 -3.6 0.2 12.3 0.9 12.3 0.9
1974 CIN MLB 88 256 .266 .251 .320 .359 .259 .302 100 1.4 6.6 -2.3 0.3 -0.2 5.5 0.6 5.5 0.6
1975 CIN MLB 132 540 .296 .258 .324 .369 .258 .347 101 19.1 14.2 -5.1 -12.7 5.7 35.7 2.5 35.7 2.5
1976 CIN MLB 148 628 .316 .255 .320 .358 .262 .370 103 33.2 15.8 -5.7 -6.5 3.1 43.9 4.2 43.9 4.2
1977 CIN MLB 154 657 .290 .262 .325 .395 .259 .354 104 20.2 18.4 -6.7 2.0 4.0 35.1 3.8 35.1 3.8
1978 CIN MLB 158 680 .270 .251 .314 .368 .255 .311 104 6.7 17.7 -5.9 -2.9 5.0 25.5 2.5 25.5 2.5
1979 CIN MLB 95 420 .294 .264 .325 .391 .258 .333 103 14.7 11.8 -4 0.7 0.6 21.1 2.3 21.1 2.3
1980 CIN MLB 146 615 .299 .258 .315 .369 .253 .320 102 23.8 16.5 -6 -2.2 4.9 38.4 3.9 38.4 3.9
1981 CIN MLB 101 442 .290 .257 .316 .362 .260 .340 98 12.3 11.2 1 5.4 1.9 25.5 3.5 25.5 3.5
1982 NYA MLB 127 527 .268 .263 .324 .402 .264 .293 97 4.3 14.2 -3.9 1.4 1.0 10.4 1.3 10.4 1.3
1983 NYA MLB 118 499 .301 .264 .327 .399 .266 .319 96 20.5 13.6 -7.6 0.3 -1.3 23.2 2.5 23.2 2.5
1984 NYA MLB 120 436 .256 .261 .320 .399 .264 .280 94 -1.9 11.7 -2.8 4.4 2.5 11.0 1.7 11.0 1.7
1985 NYA MLB 127 487 .276 .262 .324 .408 .267 .286 97 7.9 13.3 -3.2 4.7 0.0 17.6 2.4 17.6 2.4
1986 ATL MLB 80 313 .292 .246 .311 .370 .249 .328 106 10.3 8.7 -2 -2.7 -2.8 13.3 1.1 13.3 1.1
1986 NYA MLB 59 219 .288 .264 .330 .405 .266 .302 102 6.2 6.1 -1.3 1.1 0.9 11.2 1.3 11.2 1.3
1987 ATL MLB 122 451 .270 .258 .324 .403 .256 .299 106 4.7 13.3 -3.1 -2.3 -2.3 9.6 0.7 9.6 0.7
1988 ATL MLB 69 212 .235 .245 .305 .356 .250 .275 102 -5 5.5 -1.6 -5.4 1.0 -3.9 -1.0 -3.9 -1.0
1988 CIN MLB 25 52 .264 .239 .292 .343 .241 .279 103 0.2 1.4 -0.6 -0.4 -0.2 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0
1989 CIN MLB 106 266 .277 .247 .308 .364 .254 .290 104 4.3 6.9 -1.6 -5.5 -2.1 6.5 0.1 6.5 0.1
1990 CIN MLB 46 68 .204 .259 .321 .380 .259 .203 102 -3.8 1.8 -0.4 0.0 0.1 -2.6 -0.3 -2.6 -0.3
1990 SEA MLB 21 88 .346 .256 .332 .377 .264 .361 100 7.5 2.4 -0.5 -1.1 -0.6 8.9 0.8 8.9 0.8
1991 SEA MLB 30 100 .291 .269 .333 .406 .271 .319 97 3 2.7 -0.6 -1.8 1.0 6.9 0.5 6.9 0.5

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
1973 CIN MLB 92 19 33 5 1 3 14 6 10 4 2 .384 .424 .570 .186 .379 12.3 -3.6 0.9
1974 CIN MLB 256 24 57 9 5 2 19 27 43 9 4 .251 .333 .361 .110 .266 5.5 0.3 0.6
1975 CIN MLB 540 95 141 15 9 4 46 67 67 16 7 .305 .391 .402 .097 .296 35.7 -12.7 2.5
1976 CIN MLB 628 111 189 28 9 6 74 62 65 34 11 .336 .401 .450 .114 .316 43.9 -6.5 4.2
1977 CIN MLB 657 117 186 35 8 12 57 69 84 17 8 .318 .389 .467 .149 .290 35.1 2.0 3.8
1978 CIN MLB 680 90 177 33 8 10 63 54 70 23 5 .288 .344 .417 .129 .270 25.5 -2.9 2.5
1979 CIN MLB 420 62 120 27 4 8 32 36 39 12 5 .316 .374 .471 .155 .294 21.1 0.7 2.3
1980 CIN MLB 615 89 160 28 10 13 85 62 77 23 1 .294 .364 .454 .160 .299 38.4 -2.2 3.9
1981 CIN MLB 442 65 123 21 6 2 34 39 42 12 4 .311 .370 .409 .098 .290 25.5 5.4 3.5
1982 NYA MLB 527 70 134 23 2 12 54 39 58 10 4 .277 .329 .407 .130 .268 10.4 1.4 1.3
1983 NYA MLB 499 60 140 21 3 11 46 34 45 6 1 .306 .355 .437 .131 .301 23.2 0.3 2.5
1984 NYA MLB 436 44 109 20 1 7 56 29 32 2 2 .273 .321 .381 .108 .256 11.0 4.4 1.7
1985 NYA MLB 487 68 120 28 4 10 69 41 51 7 7 .274 .331 .425 .151 .276 17.6 4.7 2.4
1986 NYA MLB 219 33 60 7 0 9 26 15 24 2 2 .303 .349 .475 .172 .288 11.2 1.1 1.3
1986 ATL MLB 313 36 90 15 3 12 32 20 43 12 7 .308 .351 .503 .195 .292 13.3 -2.7 1.1
1987 ATL MLB 451 65 114 24 1 14 64 46 54 4 7 .286 .358 .456 .170 .270 9.6 -2.3 0.7
1988 ATL MLB 212 21 48 5 0 2 19 17 26 1 3 .249 .307 .306 .057 .235 -3.9 -5.4 -1.0
1988 CIN MLB 52 5 14 1 0 2 4 2 5 0 0 .280 .308 .420 .140 .264 0.4 -0.4 0.0
1989 CIN MLB 266 26 62 8 3 8 30 29 42 4 2 .263 .346 .424 .161 .277 6.5 -5.5 0.1
1990 SEA MLB 88 13 29 2 0 3 18 10 3 0 0 .377 .443 .519 .143 .346 8.9 -1.1 0.8
1990 CIN MLB 68 6 13 2 0 1 8 2 5 2 1 .206 .235 .286 .079 .204 -2.6 0.0 -0.3
1991 SEA MLB 100 10 24 7 0 1 9 13 13 0 0 .282 .380 .400 .118 .291 6.9 -1.8 0.5

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
1991-06-01 1991-10-07 60-DL 128 114 - Neck Surgery Bulging Disk 1991-09-11 -
1987-05-05 1987-05-20 15-DL 15 13 - Not Disclosed - -
1985-05-27 1985-06-12 15-DL 16 14 Left Wrist Inflammation - -
1983-07-02 1983-07-24 15-DL 22 19 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
1979-08-09 1979-10-06 58 45 Left Knee Surgery 1979-08-14 -

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This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Yankees Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2009-02-22
Hot Stove Preview: AL EastJay Jaffe2008-11-13
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Settling the Central and Making PicksJoe Sheehan2008-10-01
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Prelude to the Great UnpluggingJay Jaffe2008-08-28
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Deadline Day Wrap-UpChristina Kahrl2008-08-01
Prospectus Today: Double-O AnticsJoe Sheehan2008-05-30
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Sacrificial LionsJim Baker2008-05-30
This article requires BP Premium accessLies, Damned Lies: The Lost Generation?Nate Silver2008-05-15
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Strange RelationsSteven Goldman2008-05-07
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: State of the Systems, NL WestKevin Goldstein2008-04-01
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Beat: Prospect WatchMarc Normandin2008-03-31
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Spring LessonsJoe Sheehan2008-03-28
This article requires BP Premium accessEvery Given Sunday: Competing with the KidsJohn Perrotto2008-03-16
This article requires BP Premium accessSchrodinger's Bat: Back to the Drawing BoardDan Fox2008-01-31
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Q&A: Greg RhodesDavid Laurila2008-01-07
Prospectus Q&A: Rick Walls and Chris EckesDavid Laurila2008-01-06
This article requires BP Premium accessSchrodinger's Bat: My First Full SeasonDan Fox2007-11-01
This article requires BP Premium accessSchrodinger's Bat: The Baserunning EditionDan Fox2007-10-18
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: How the D'backs Were BuiltKevin Goldstein2007-10-11
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Focus: September ProspectsKenn Ruby2007-08-29
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Bad WeekendWill Carroll2007-08-27
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: The 2007 Replacement Level KillersJay Jaffe2007-08-21
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Mill: Wednesday UpdateWill Carroll2007-07-25
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Mill: Wednesday UpdateJohn Perrotto2007-07-25
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Focus: Man CrushesKenn Ruby2007-07-25
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: The Bully EndJim Baker2007-07-20
The Answer: No Asterisks NecessaryClay Davenport2007-07-15
The Answer: No Asterisks NecessaryWill Carroll2007-07-15
Prospectus Matchups: The Divisional All-StarsJim Baker2007-07-10
Under The Knife: Midseason PauseWill Carroll2007-07-09
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Millstones and MilestonesJim Baker2007-07-03
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Sacrifices and Spark PlugsJim Baker2007-06-27
The Week in Quotes: June 18-25Alex Carnevale2007-06-25
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: The Silver BootJim Baker2007-06-22
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Focus: Over 35Kenn Ruby2007-06-06
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Expanding KnowledgeWill Carroll2007-05-31
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Defensive EditionJim Baker2007-05-18
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Q&A: Pete PalmerDavid Laurila2007-03-11
This article requires BP Premium accessHope and Faith: How the Milwaukee Brewers Can Win the World SeriesWill Carroll2007-03-09
Schrodinger's Bat: Clutch Performers, 2006Dan Fox2007-03-01
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: I Got ItWill Carroll2006-09-24
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Game of the Week: New York Mets @ Cincinnati Reds, 4/4/05Jonah Keri2005-04-06
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: 1984 Part V: Baseball Prospectus, Circa '84Steven Goldman2004-02-23
Prospectus Triple Play: Boston Red Sox, Cincinnati Reds, Florida Marlins, New York Yankees, Pittsburgh Pirates, San Diego PadresBaseball Prospectus2004-02-17
Spring Training Q&A: Ron GantCraig Elsten2003-03-18
The Curse of the Moose: What the Ken Griffey Jr. Trade WroughtJohn Brattain2002-04-09


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2008-05-28 13:00:00 (link to chat)I feel Yankees will improve to about an 88 win season but not a championship year. Would you agree. Also one "Off the Wall" question. Do you think Mickey Mantle would-could hit the warehouse in Camden Yards. Thanks>>>
(Rockee from Schodack, NY)
Agreed, and I wrote as much the other day. My touchstone was the 1984 season where they had a first half which was (approximating from memory)35-47 and then a second half which was the best record in baseball at 55-25. I have an idea that something like that will happen, maybe spurred by Jobba and some other change we can't anticipate. The only problem with the 1984 Hypothesis is that the Yankees were able to bring in Don Mattingly and Mike Pagliarulo that year, pushing Ken Griffey to left field over Steve Kemp and sending Toby Harrah to the bench. That kind of thing isn't going to happen this year. (Steven Goldman)


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