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Portrait of Bobby Higginson

Bobby Higginson LFTigers

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
11 5660 .272 .358 .455 .280 24.3
Birth Date8-18-1970
Height5' 11"
Weight180 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
1995 DET 24 131 486 410 61 92 17 5 14 161 62 107 5 7 2 43 6 4 .224 .329 .393 .256 14.5 5.8 2.0
1996 DET 25 130 515 440 75 141 35 0 26 254 65 66 1 6 3 81 6 3 .320 .404 .577 .322 46.9 -7.2 3.8
1997 DET 26 146 623 546 94 163 30 5 27 284 70 85 3 4 0 101 12 7 .299 .379 .520 .305 50.7 0.8 5.1
1998 DET 27 157 685 612 92 174 37 4 25 294 63 101 6 4 0 85 3 3 .284 .355 .480 .285 33.2 -1.3 3.1
1999 DET 28 107 445 377 51 90 18 0 12 144 64 66 2 2 0 46 4 6 .239 .351 .382 .264 3.2 -0.6 0.3
2000 DET 29 154 678 597 104 179 44 4 30 321 74 99 2 3 2 102 15 3 .300 .377 .538 .303 54.7 2.8 5.4
2001 DET 30 147 633 541 84 150 28 6 17 241 80 65 2 9 1 71 20 12 .277 .367 .445 .281 29.2 13.4 4.2
2002 DET 31 119 499 444 50 125 24 3 10 185 41 45 6 7 1 63 12 5 .282 .345 .417 .271 19.1 -4.3 1.5
2003 DET 32 130 538 469 61 110 13 4 14 173 59 73 3 6 1 52 8 8 .235 .320 .369 .249 -3.2 0.7 -0.3
2004 DET 33 131 531 448 63 110 24 2 12 174 70 84 7 4 2 64 5 2 .246 .353 .388 .254 1.5 -3.6 -0.2
2005 DET 34 10 27 26 1 2 0 0 0 2 1 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 .077 .111 .077 .077 -4.6 -0.7 -0.5
Career13625660491073613362703318722336497963752127099153.272.358.455.280245.35.824.3

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
1992 NIA A- 70 268 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .357 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 LAK A+ 61 268 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .335 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 LON AA 63 246 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .355 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 TOL AAA 137 530 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .305 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 DET MLB 131 486 .256 .266 .342 .421 .265 .264 102 -2.4 14.6 -4.3 5.8 1.8 14.5 2.0 14.5 2.0
1996 DET MLB 130 515 .322 .274 .348 .444 .268 .325 99 36.7 15.9 -4.2 -7.2 -3.6 46.9 3.8 46.9 3.8
1996 TOL AAA 3 16 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .308 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 DET MLB 146 623 .305 .272 .337 .432 .266 .311 98 30.6 17.2 -5.2 0.8 2.5 50.7 5.1 50.7 5.1
1998 DET MLB 157 685 .285 .269 .333 .428 .263 .304 98 19 18.6 -7.3 -1.3 2.7 33.2 3.1 33.2 3.1
1999 DET MLB 107 445 .264 .275 .346 .438 .264 .259 99 2 12.4 -5.7 -0.6 -1.8 3.2 0.3 3.2 0.3
2000 DET MLB 154 678 .303 .278 .352 .448 .268 .316 93 34.9 19.2 -5.6 2.8 3.0 54.7 5.4 54.7 5.4
2001 DET MLB 147 633 .281 .263 .327 .423 .258 .284 99 14.7 17.3 -4.7 13.4 0.6 29.2 4.2 29.2 4.2
2002 DET MLB 119 499 .271 .263 .327 .420 .262 .290 96 6 13.4 -3.5 -4.3 0.4 19.1 1.5 19.1 1.5
2003 DET MLB 130 538 .249 .261 .325 .414 .257 .247 96 -6.4 14.7 -6 0.7 -1.3 -3.2 -0.3 -3.2 -0.3
2004 DET MLB 131 531 .254 .272 .337 .437 .262 .275 103 -3.5 15.8 -6.1 -3.6 -3.3 1.5 -0.2 1.5 -0.2
2005 DET MLB 10 27 .077 .277 .335 .451 .270 .095 102 -5.3 0.8 -0.3 -0.7 -0.0 -4.6 -0.5 -4.6 -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
1992 NIA A- 268 35 68 17 4 2 37 33 47 12 8 .293 .381 .427 .134 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 LON AA 246 25 69 15 4 4 35 19 37 3 4 .308 .362 .464 .156 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 LAK A+ 268 42 67 11 7 3 25 40 31 8 3 .300 .406 .453 .152 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 TOL AAA 530 81 131 28 3 23 67 46 99 16 8 .275 .345 .492 .216 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 DET MLB 486 61 92 17 5 14 43 62 107 6 4 .224 .329 .393 .168 .256 14.5 5.8 2.0
1996 TOL AAA 16 4 4 0 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 .308 .438 .462 .154 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 DET MLB 515 75 141 35 0 26 81 65 66 6 3 .320 .404 .577 .257 .322 46.9 -7.2 3.8
1997 DET MLB 623 94 163 30 5 27 101 70 85 12 7 .299 .379 .520 .222 .305 50.7 0.8 5.1
1998 DET MLB 685 92 174 37 4 25 85 63 101 3 3 .284 .355 .480 .196 .285 33.2 -1.3 3.1
1999 DET MLB 445 51 90 18 0 12 46 64 66 4 6 .239 .351 .382 .143 .264 3.2 -0.6 0.3
2000 DET MLB 678 104 179 44 4 30 102 74 99 15 3 .300 .377 .538 .238 .303 54.7 2.8 5.4
2001 DET MLB 633 84 150 28 6 17 71 80 65 20 12 .277 .367 .445 .168 .281 29.2 13.4 4.2
2002 DET MLB 499 50 125 24 3 10 63 41 45 12 5 .282 .345 .417 .135 .271 19.1 -4.3 1.5
2003 DET MLB 538 61 110 13 4 14 52 59 73 8 8 .235 .320 .369 .134 .249 -3.2 0.7 -0.3
2004 DET MLB 531 63 110 24 2 12 64 70 84 5 2 .246 .353 .388 .143 .254 1.5 -3.6 -0.2
2005 DET MLB 27 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 5 0 0 .077 .111 .077 .000 .077 -4.6 -0.7 -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
2005-05-06 2005-10-03 60-DL 150 135 Right Elbow Surgery Bone Chips and Bone Spur 2005-05-26
2003-06-29 2003-07-25 15-DL 26 22 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2002-06-09 2002-07-11 15-DL 32 25 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2001-05-20 2001-06-05 15-DL 16 13 Left Trunk Strain Rib Cage - -
1999-09-13 1999-10-03 DTD 20 19 Right Surgery Big Toe 1999-09-15 -
1999-07-24 1999-08-24 15-DL 31 27 Right Sprain Big Toe - -
1997-06-11 1997-06-26 15-DL 15 13 - Abdomen Strain - -
1996-05-11 1996-06-07 15-DL 27 22 - Not Disclosed - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2005 DET $8,850,000
2004 DET $8,850,000
2003 DET $11,850,000
2002 DET $5,850,000
2001 DET $5,325,000
2000 DET $4,425,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
6 yrPrevious$45,150,000
6 yrTotal$45,150,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
10 yEd Hayes4 years/$35.4M (2002-05)

Details
  • 4 years/$35.4M (2002-05). 02:$5.85M, 03:$11.85M, 04:$8.85M, 05:$8.85M. No-trade protection through 2003. Limited no-trade protection in 2004-05.
  • 4 year/$16M (98-01)

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2008-07-25 14:00:00 (link to chat)Adam Lind has been raking lately...can he keep it up?
(uptick from St. Louis, MO)
Yes. He's Bobby Higginson or Geoff Jenkins with less defense. (Joe Sheehan)


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