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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
12 4126 .266 .338 .350 .246 5.8
Birth Date5-23-1970
Height6' 1"
Weight175 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
1993 SDN 23 133 495 438 76 110 10 5 5 145 50 97 5 1 1 26 4 3 .251 .334 .331 .251 16.8 2.1 1.9
1994 SDN 24 90 314 275 27 66 11 2 1 84 32 54 2 3 2 28 2 6 .240 .321 .305 .225 -0.8 -3.0 -0.4
1995 HOU 25 52 169 156 22 43 6 0 0 49 10 33 1 1 1 12 5 0 .276 .321 .314 .237 4.3 -6.5 -0.2
1996 HOU 26 89 249 218 28 62 8 1 1 75 23 42 3 1 4 15 6 1 .284 .359 .344 .253 8.8 -4.9 0.4
1997 HOU 27 102 327 303 33 79 14 4 3 110 21 50 3 0 0 34 5 2 .261 .315 .363 .226 -0.5 -2.2 -0.3
1998 HOU 28 141 561 491 55 128 24 3 2 164 54 84 6 7 3 46 13 7 .261 .337 .334 .235 6.9 1.9 0.9
1999 HOU 29 85 311 268 33 70 7 5 1 90 37 45 2 1 3 25 2 5 .261 .354 .336 .241 4.7 -2.6 0.2
2000 CHN 30 125 542 449 73 124 19 2 11 180 66 58 7 4 16 56 8 2 .276 .375 .401 .267 29.5 -17.1 1.2
2001 CHN 31 147 606 528 76 153 23 3 10 212 40 56 10 11 17 66 4 3 .290 .345 .402 .269 30.0 -2.9 2.7
2002 CLE 32 94 384 353 38 97 13 0 4 122 20 48 7 1 3 38 0 1 .275 .325 .346 .242 -1.1 2.5 0.1
2003 CLE 33 16 56 50 2 13 3 0 0 16 3 5 1 1 1 3 0 0 .260 .309 .320 .245 1.0 -0.6 0.0
2004 BOS 34 21 42 40 6 11 1 0 0 12 2 6 0 0 0 3 1 0 .275 .310 .300 .195 -1.3 -0.4 -0.2
2004 NYN 34 24 70 63 2 11 2 0 0 13 6 8 1 0 0 5 0 0 .175 .257 .206 .179 -4.7 0.1 -0.5
Career111941263632471967141253812723645864831513575030.266.338.350.24693.2-33.75.8

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
1988 BLU Rk 62 263 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .292 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 FRD A+ 127 504 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .280 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 FRD A+ 112 481 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .310 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 HAG AA 20 69 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .263 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 HAG AA 84 356 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .284 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 ROC AAA 49 185 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .361 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 LVG AAA 3 8 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 ROC AAA 125 492 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .305 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 SDN MLB 133 495 .251 .263 .322 .398 .257 .312 97 -4.6 14.2 6.2 2.1 0.3 16.8 1.9 16.8 1.9
1993 LVG AAA 5 24 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .500 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 SDN MLB 90 314 .225 .271 .333 .415 .256 .291 97 -12.4 9.5 3.9 -3.0 -0.1 -0.8 -0.4 -0.8 -0.4
1995 HOU MLB 52 169 .237 .262 .330 .405 .255 .347 95 -4.4 5.1 2.3 -6.5 2.9 4.3 -0.2 4.3 -0.2
1995 TUC AAA 64 270 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .337 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 HOU MLB 89 249 .253 .262 .325 .409 .251 .347 100 -2 7.7 3.3 -4.9 1.0 8.8 0.4 8.8 0.4
1997 HOU MLB 102 327 .226 .263 .329 .412 .256 .304 99 -12.3 8.7 3.4 -2.2 0.0 -0.5 -0.3 -0.5 -0.3
1997 NWO AAA 0 29 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .217 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 HOU MLB 141 561 .235 .264 .329 .415 .257 .306 98 -15.6 14.6 7.6 1.9 -0.5 6.9 0.9 6.9 0.9
1999 HOU MLB 85 311 .241 .266 .338 .421 .258 .309 96 -6.8 8.4 4.4 -2.6 -1.2 4.7 0.2 4.7 0.2
1999 JAC AA 0 16 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .444 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 NWO AAA 0 16 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .273 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 CHN MLB 125 542 .267 .269 .339 .438 .259 .294 99 4.8 14.9 7.8 -17.1 -2.5 29.5 1.2 29.5 1.2
2000 DAY A+ 0 12 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .500 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 CHN MLB 147 606 .269 .266 .332 .436 .263 .302 97 5.8 16.3 8.2 -2.9 1.4 30.0 2.7 30.0 2.7
2002 CLE MLB 94 384 .242 .270 .330 .430 .266 .308 100 -7.5 10.3 -0.6 2.5 0.6 -1.1 0.1 -1.1 0.1
2003 CLE MLB 16 56 .245 .294 .348 .479 .282 .283 93 -0.9 1.5 0.6 -0.6 -0.3 1.0 0.0 1.0 0.0
2003 BUF AAA 16 71 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .317 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 BOS MLB 21 42 .195 .268 .328 .415 .252 .324 110 -3 1.2 0.1 -0.4 -0.0 -1.3 -0.2 -1.3 -0.2
2004 NYN MLB 24 70 .179 .259 .330 .407 .260 .200 91 -6.3 2.1 -0.1 0.1 -1.1 -4.7 -0.5 -4.7 -0.5
2004 DAY A+ 4 17 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .100 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 IOW AAA 21 74 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .431 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 CHR AAA 36 144 .168 .272 .333 .429 .249 .214 111 -15.2 4.5 1.3 0.4 -0.8 -10.6 -0.9 -10.6 -0.9
2006 POR AAA 11 37 .196 .284 .348 .438 .263 .250 116 -2.2 1.0 0.4 -1.4 -0.1 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2

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
1988 BLU Rk 263 35 51 8 2 2 19 44 40 5 3 .245 .386 .332 .087 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 FRD A+ 504 48 106 16 2 3 41 39 86 15 10 .232 .297 .296 .064 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 HAG AA 69 4 15 0 1 0 6 3 8 2 0 .234 .265 .266 .031 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 FRD A+ 481 54 117 16 4 1 46 38 59 12 6 .275 .337 .339 .064 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 ROC AAA 185 23 48 5 3 0 15 24 27 4 1 .306 .391 .376 .070 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 HAG AA 356 47 69 6 4 0 30 57 52 11 0 .236 .362 .284 .048 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 ROC AAA 492 54 109 9 3 0 41 53 77 14 12 .253 .333 .288 .035 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 LVG AAA 8 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 .167 .286 .167 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 LVG AAA 24 4 10 4 0 0 4 0 4 4 0 .417 .417 .583 .167 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 SDN MLB 495 76 110 10 5 5 26 50 97 4 3 .251 .334 .331 .080 .251 16.8 2.1 1.9
1994 SDN MLB 314 27 66 11 2 1 28 32 54 2 6 .240 .321 .305 .065 .225 -0.8 -3.0 -0.4
1995 TUC AAA 270 46 71 12 4 1 26 28 28 9 7 .301 .381 .398 .097 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 HOU MLB 169 22 43 6 0 0 12 10 33 5 0 .276 .321 .314 .038 .237 4.3 -6.5 -0.2
1996 HOU MLB 249 28 62 8 1 1 15 23 42 6 1 .284 .359 .344 .060 .253 8.8 -4.9 0.4
1997 NWO AAA 29 2 5 1 0 0 4 2 4 0 1 .185 .241 .222 .037 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 HOU MLB 327 33 79 14 4 3 34 21 50 5 2 .261 .315 .363 .102 .226 -0.5 -2.2 -0.3
1998 HOU MLB 561 55 128 24 3 2 46 54 84 13 7 .261 .337 .334 .073 .235 6.9 1.9 0.9
1999 NWO AAA 16 0 3 0 0 0 1 2 3 0 0 .214 .312 .214 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 JAC AA 16 4 4 1 0 0 1 4 3 0 1 .333 .500 .417 .083 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 HOU MLB 311 33 70 7 5 1 25 37 45 2 5 .261 .354 .336 .075 .241 4.7 -2.6 0.2
2000 DAY A+ 12 0 4 1 0 0 1 2 2 1 0 .400 .500 .500 .100 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 CHN MLB 542 73 124 19 2 11 56 66 58 8 2 .276 .375 .401 .125 .267 29.5 -17.1 1.2
2001 CHN MLB 606 76 153 23 3 10 66 40 56 4 3 .290 .345 .402 .112 .269 30.0 -2.9 2.7
2002 CLE MLB 384 38 97 13 0 4 38 20 48 0 1 .275 .325 .346 .071 .242 -1.1 2.5 0.1
2003 BUF AAA 71 8 19 2 1 0 5 4 5 4 1 .292 .343 .354 .062 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 CLE MLB 56 2 13 3 0 0 3 3 5 0 0 .260 .309 .320 .060 .245 1.0 -0.6 0.0
2004 BOS MLB 42 6 11 1 0 0 3 2 6 1 0 .275 .310 .300 .025 .195 -1.3 -0.4 -0.2
2004 IOW AAA 74 5 25 5 0 0 10 6 10 0 1 .368 .419 .441 .074 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 DAY A+ 17 1 1 0 0 0 3 1 3 0 0 .077 .250 .077 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 NYN MLB 70 2 11 2 0 0 5 6 8 0 0 .175 .257 .206 .032 .179 -4.7 0.1 -0.5
2005 CHR AAA 144 15 22 3 0 0 8 15 22 1 0 .186 .280 .212 .025 .168 -10.6 0.4 -0.9
2006 POR AAA 37 2 7 2 0 0 3 2 7 0 0 .200 .243 .257 .057 .196 -0.2 -1.4 -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
2003-07-13 2003-09-28 60-DL 77 68 - Neck Recovery From Surgery Herniated Disc 2002-10-07
2003-03-30 2003-06-24 60-DL 86 73 - Neck Recovery From Surgery Herniated Disc 2002-10-07
2002-10-07 2002-10-07 Off 0 0 - Neck Surgery Herniated Disc 2002-10-07
2002-08-15 2002-09-30 15-DL 46 44 - Neck Strain -
2002-06-14 2002-07-02 15-DL 18 14 - Groin Strain -
2000-05-25 2000-06-23 15-DL 29 24 Right Shoulder Separation - -
1999-07-10 1999-08-09 15-DL 30 27 Left Wrist Fracture Hamate - -
1999-04-28 1999-06-07 15-DL 40 36 Left Hand Fracture 2nd Metacarpal From HBP - -
1997-03-31 1997-05-06 15-DL 36 31 Right Thumb Recovery From Surgery Chip Fracture and Ligament Tear 1997-02-26 -
1997-02-26 1997-03-31 Camp 33 0 Right Thumb Surgery Chip Fracture and Ligament Tear 1997-02-26 -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2004 NYN $5,250,000
2003 CLE $3,750,000
2002 CLE $2,166,667
2001 CHN $3,400,000
2000 CHN $2,500,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
5 yrPrevious$17,066,667
5 yrTotal$17,066,667

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
10 y 104 dLarry Reynolds

Details
  • signed as a free agent from BOS 1/05 (minor-league contract) contract purchased 7/04 acquired in trade from CHC 7/04 signed as a free agent from NYM 6/04 (minor-league contract) designated for assignment 5/04 (FA after clearing waivers) 04:$4,166,667 (sal+pro-rated signing bonus) acquired in trade from CLE 3/04 (CLE pays "large majority" 04 sal)
  • 3 year/$11.5M (02-04) $0.5M signing bonus
  • 02:$2M, 03:$3.75M, 04:$5.25M
  • 05:$0.75M club option
  • 00:1 year/$2.5M+$3.4M 01 opt

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The Lineup Card: 11 Draft Day What-IfsBaseball Prospectus2014-06-04
This article requires BP Premium accessBaseball's Seven Wonders: Kerry Wood's 20-K GameSam Miller2014-03-18
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The Process: When Will We Know Who Won the 10-Player Trade?Bradley Ankrom2012-07-26
BP Unfiltered: Boston's Real ExperimentR.J. Anderson2012-06-06
Future Shock Blog: Draft Day Dream CrushingKevin Goldstein2012-06-04
Inside The Park Blog: Big 3s: The Complete ListBradford Doolittle2012-05-24
Inside The Park: Farewell to a PhenomBradford Doolittle2012-05-21
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Schrodinger's Bat: Defense and Pitch ClassificationDan Fox2008-04-10
This article requires BP Premium accessSchrodinger's Bat: Reminiscing with SFRDan Fox2008-03-27
Prospectus Hit List: Week of August 13Jay Jaffe2006-08-15
This article requires BP Premium accessSchrodinger's Bat: Replacing Ricky GutierrezDan Fox2006-08-10
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 27-28Christina Kahrl2006-03-29
Prospectus Notebook: BAL, CLE, DETBaseball Prospectus2005-08-26
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 10-24, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-05-26
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Wests, etc.Christina Kahrl2005-03-25
Prospectus Triple Play: Florida Marlins, New York Yankees, Pittsburgh PiratesBaseball Prospectus2005-01-18
This article requires BP Premium accessAssessing Productive Outs: Little Things Mean a LittleAnthony Passaretti2004-11-23
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Under The Knife: SuperSizedWill Carroll2004-04-29
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