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Birth Date9-8-1983
Height6' 1"
Weight200 lbs
Age30 years, 11 months, 14 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
1.52010
3.32011
-0.52012
0.92013
0.32014
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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
2008 SDN 24 60 216 198 21 47 7 1 5 71 11 52 2 5 0 24 0 0 .237 .278 .359 .240 6.8 -0.1 0.7
2009 SDN 25 78 289 256 23 61 15 2 8 104 28 76 1 3 1 30 5 1 .238 .312 .406 .265 10.6 0.8 1.2
2010 SDN 26 85 307 273 33 68 18 2 8 114 25 66 1 6 2 43 0 5 .249 .308 .418 .284 15.5 -1.0 1.5
2011 SDN 27 82 308 281 34 81 16 5 9 134 22 74 4 1 0 29 1 1 .288 .347 .477 .310 31.5 -0.1 3.3
2012 SDN 28 58 225 204 14 32 7 1 3 50 15 56 2 3 1 22 0 3 .157 .219 .245 .173 -6.1 1.8 -0.5
2013 SDN 29 114 408 373 35 87 19 0 13 145 26 98 5 3 1 44 1 0 .233 .290 .389 .251 8.1 0.5 0.9
2014 BAL 30 35 122 111 13 25 3 0 3 37 8 35 0 2 1 12 1 0 .225 .273 .333 .237 1.0 0.2 0.1
2014 SDN 30 33 59 59 1 16 3 0 1 22 0 13 0 0 0 3 0 0 .271 .271 .373 .243 -0.0 0.2 0.0
Career5451934175517441788115067713547015236207810.238.294.386.25667.32.47.3

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
2005 FTW A 10 42 .226 .273 .343 .400 .254 .296 100 -1.6 1.3 0.5 -0.1 0.3 1.0 0.1 1.0 0.1
2005 EUG A- 43 184 .294 .259 .334 .374 .256 .283 103 6.5 5.1 2.9 1.4 -0.5 14.2 1.6 14.2 1.6
2006 FTW A 57 248 .262 .244 .316 .350 .245 .315 116 0.4 4.7 2.9 2.3 -0.2 10.7 1.4 10.7 1.4
2006 LEL A+ 47 200 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .354 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 SAN AA 101 422 .289 .262 .337 .402 .259 .256 95 14.3 13.3 7.2 -0.7 -0.5 32.1 3.2 32.1 3.2
2008 SDN MLB 60 216 .240 .270 .334 .424 .266 .288 90 -4.5 6.2 3.8 -0.1 0.5 6.8 0.7 6.8 0.7
2008 POR AAA 58 243 .238 .278 .348 .449 .259 .237 104 -6.2 7.5 4.4 -0.4 -0.3 6.1 0.6 6.1 0.6
2009 SDN MLB 78 289 .265 .255 .321 .406 .256 .303 87 1.4 8.3 5 0.8 -0.7 10.6 1.2 10.6 1.2
2009 POR AAA 5 18 .285 .277 .341 .442 .276 .273 102 0.5 0.5 0.3 0.1 0.0 1.2 0.1 1.2 0.1
2010 SDN MLB 85 307 .284 .255 .319 .404 .265 .293 86 7.4 8.5 5 -1.0 -5.6 15.5 1.5 15.5 1.5
2011 SDN MLB 82 308 .310 .255 .314 .396 .261 .362 90 15.1 8.3 4.9 -0.1 -0.1 31.5 3.3 31.5 3.3
2011 SAN AA 7 29 .239 .266 .330 .399 .251 .308 107 -0.7 0.9 0.2 -0.0 -0.2 -0.6 -0.1 -0.6 -0.1
2011 TUC AAA 4 13 .340 .307 .376 .489 .291 .250 110 1.2 0.4 0.1 -0.0 0.2 1.8 0.2 1.8 0.2
2012 SDN MLB 58 225 .173 .259 .316 .411 .262 .196 94 -19.4 6.2 3.7 1.8 0.4 -6.1 -0.5 -6.1 -0.5
2012 TUC AAA 13 47 .178 .277 .335 .433 .260 .235 115 -4.3 1.4 0.8 -0.1 -0.3 -1.6 -0.2 -1.6 -0.2
2013 SDN MLB 114 408 .251 .254 .315 .393 .257 .279 99 -3.7 10.7 6.4 0.5 -1.9 8.1 0.9 8.1 0.9
2014 BAL MLB 35 122 .237 .245 .304 .383 .253 .293 101 -2.6 3.2 1.9 0.2 -0.3 1.0 0.1 1.0 0.1
2014 SDN MLB 33 59 .243 .249 .308 .389 .260 .333 91 -1 1.5 0.6 0.2 -0.6 -0.0 0.0 -0.0 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
2005 EUG A- 184 30 37 7 1 7 22 33 35 1 0 .250 .393 .453 .203 .294 14.2 1.4 1.6
2005 FTW A 42 2 8 2 0 0 5 4 9 0 0 .222 .317 .278 .056 .226 1.0 -0.1 0.1
2006 LEL A+ 200 18 49 13 0 3 23 20 44 1 1 .278 .357 .403 .125 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 FTW A 248 29 59 19 0 8 44 25 45 1 1 .274 .361 .474 .200 .262 10.7 2.3 1.4
2007 SAN AA 422 55 92 23 1 20 72 42 74 0 2 .247 .325 .475 .228 .289 32.1 -0.7 3.2
2008 POR AAA 243 33 52 13 0 12 39 17 44 0 0 .232 .285 .451 .219 .238 6.1 -0.4 0.6
2008 SDN MLB 216 21 47 7 1 5 24 11 52 0 0 .237 .278 .359 .121 .240 6.8 -0.1 0.7
2009 POR AAA 18 2 4 1 0 1 2 2 4 0 0 .250 .333 .500 .250 .285 1.2 0.1 0.1
2009 SDN MLB 289 23 61 15 2 8 30 28 76 5 1 .238 .312 .406 .168 .265 10.6 0.8 1.2
2010 SDN MLB 307 33 68 18 2 8 43 25 66 0 5 .249 .308 .418 .168 .284 15.5 -1.0 1.5
2011 TUC AAA 13 3 3 2 0 1 5 2 2 0 0 .273 .385 .727 .455 .340 1.8 -0.0 0.2
2011 SAN AA 29 1 4 0 0 0 1 6 10 0 0 .174 .345 .174 .000 .239 -0.6 -0.0 -0.1
2011 SDN MLB 308 34 81 16 5 9 29 22 74 1 1 .288 .347 .477 .189 .310 31.5 -0.1 3.3
2012 SDN MLB 225 14 32 7 1 3 22 15 56 0 3 .157 .219 .245 .088 .173 -6.1 1.8 -0.5
2012 TUC AAA 47 4 8 1 1 0 7 4 9 0 1 .191 .255 .262 .071 .178 -1.6 -0.1 -0.2
2013 SDN MLB 408 35 87 19 0 13 44 26 98 1 0 .233 .290 .389 .155 .251 8.1 0.5 0.9
2014 BAL MLB 122 13 25 3 0 3 12 8 35 1 0 .225 .273 .333 .108 .237 1.0 0.2 0.1
2014 SDN MLB 59 1 16 3 0 1 3 0 13 0 0 .271 .271 .373 .102 .243 -0.0 0.2 0.0

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
2008 756 0.5463 0.4735 0.7821 0.6344 0.2799 0.8779 0.5208 0.2179
2009 1134 0.5362 0.4466 0.7589 0.6118 0.2548 0.8683 0.4552 0.2391
2010 1149 0.5109 0.4878 0.7875 0.6848 0.2811 0.8781 0.5570 0.2107
2011 1215 0.5317 0.4794 0.7955 0.6440 0.2917 0.8966 0.5422 0.2045
2012 822 0.5097 0.5255 0.7593 0.7470 0.2953 0.8658 0.4790 0.2407
2013 1510 0.5159 0.5348 0.7531 0.7420 0.3119 0.8443 0.5219 0.2469
2014 653 0.5222 0.5291 0.7507 0.7067 0.3333 0.8714 0.4712 0.2493
Career72390.5240.49630.77010.68220.29140.87060.51090.2293

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2013-03-20 2013-03-22 Camp 2 0 - General Medical Illness - -
2012-08-16 2012-10-04 60-DL 49 43 Right Knee Surgery Meniscus 2012-08-29 -
2011-07-06 2011-08-12 15-DL 37 32 Right Elbow Surgery Loose Bodies and Bone Spur 2011-07-08 -
2011-05-05 2011-06-08 15-DL 34 31 Right Abdomen Strain Oblique -
2011-03-06 2011-03-13 Camp 7 0 Groin Strain -
2010-06-30 2010-07-01 DTD 1 1 Head Concussion -
2009-11-04 2009-11-04 Off 0 0 Surgery Sports Hernia 2009-11-04
2009-06-18 2009-08-12 15-DL 55 50 Left Wrist Fracture Ulna -
2009-06-10 2009-06-16 DTD 6 4 Left Wrist Contusion HBP -
2008-08-17 2008-08-19 DTD 2 1 Left Ankle Sprain -
2006-05-29 2006-06-06 Minors 8 0 - Not Disclosed - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2015 SDN $
2014 SDN $4,000,000
2013 SDN $3,000,000
2012 SDN $2,000,000
2011 SDN $439,900
2010 SDN $415,700
2009 SDN $404,400
YearsDescriptionSalary
5 yrPrevious$6,260,000
2011Current$4,000,000
6 yrPvs + Cur$10,260,000
6 yrTotal$10,260,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
5 y 59 dAthletes First3 years/$9M (2012-14), 2015 option

Details
  • 3 years/$9M (2012-14), plus 2015 club option. Signed extension with San Diego 3/20/12, replacing 1 year/$2M deal signed 1/17/12, avoiding arbitration. 12:$2M, 13:$3M, 14:$4M, 15:$5M club option, no buyout. Acquired by Baltimore in trade from San Diego 5/24/14, with Padres paying Orioles $1.5M in the deal.
  • 1 year/$0.4399M (2011). Re-signed by San Diego 2/27/11.
  • 1 year/$0.4157M (2010). Re-signed 3/3/10.
  • 1 year/$0.4044M (2009). Re-signed 2/27/09.
  • 1 year (2008). Contract purchased 7/4/08.
  • Drafted 2005 (2-76) (Arizona). Signed 6/05, $0.465M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .176 .252 .276 .212
11 vs R (Multi) .247 .299 .414 .257
18 Split (Multi) .072 .047 .138 .045
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.013 -.023 -.037 -.020
30 vs L (2013) .183 .274 .280 .230
31 vs R (2013) .250 .296 .425 .256
38 Split (2013) .067 .022 .145 .027
39 LgAvg (2013) -.011 -.021 -.036 -.019

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2013-06-04 13:00:00 (link to chat)Miguel Montero. What's the deal? His triple slash line is way down from career norms, but Nick Hundley is my only alternative in my 10-team NL Scoresheet league. Should I look to trade Montero or hang onto him?
(Matt from Fresno, CA)
Sit tight. I believe. I'd actually be buying in NL-onlys and deep mixers. (Paul Sporer)
2013-03-08 13:00:00 (link to chat)It's easy to imagine what can go wrong for the Padres this year. What has to go right for them to be a *good* competitive team -- let's say 80-85 wins?
(Shamu35 from the twitter)
Good question, Shamu. The easy answer is "a lot." More specifically, they need Nick Hundley and Cameron Maybin to step up their games, Jedd Gyorko to establish himself at second base, and most importantly get a surprise or two out of the rotation. That last one is going to be tough, though, as there just isn't anyone who inspires confidence. (Geoff Young)
2012-12-28 13:00:00 (link to chat)Geoff, what's your prediction for the Padres this year and is Nick Hundley coming up on Comeback Player of the Year?
(LaMarBrown from San Diego)
Hey LaMar, how's it going? The Padres look to me like a .500 team. I like the offensive core, especially once Yasmani Grandal returns from his suspension, but the pitching concerns me. I'm intrigued to see how the new outfield dimensions affect guys at the back end of the rotation. As for Hundley, he wasn't healthy last year and the numbers reflect that. He won't hit like he did in 2011, but he should return to 2009-2010 levels, which could make him an enticing trade target later in the season. (Geoff Young)
2012-10-30 13:00:00 (link to chat)Will Nick Hundley get non-tendered? Seems to me that the organization has soured on him greatly over the last year.
(jlarsen from chicago)
Hi jlarsen, thanks for the question. The Padres signed Hundley to a 3-year, $9 million deal last March so he'll be in the mix. I don't know that the Padres have soured on him since then so much as they've witnessed the emergence of Yasmani Grandal, who appears to the be club's catcher of the present and future (at least until Austin Hedges is ready, which creates a nice "problem"). Assuming his right knee is healthy, Hundley gives the Padres an insurance policy for Grandal and could have trade value to another team. (Geoff Young)
2012-10-18 13:00:00 (link to chat)Hello, old friend! James Shields, Jeff Niemann, Alex Torres, Cesar Ramos, Alex Cobb, Wade Davis or Chris Archer all likely not going to remain with the team past Winter Meetings, let alone Spring Training. How do the Rays better their roster, knowing there's a huge logjam of pitching and there's room for improvement offensively. James Shields kicked it up a notch after the deadline, but can the Rays withstand another horrible 1st half from him again?
(jlarsen from chicago)
I don’t think Archer is going anywhere. Part of his problem was philosophical—he pitched off his slider more than he should. He seemed to solve those after getting a taste in the big leagues and realizing his fastball plays against the big boys. Otherwise, he doesn’t fit the profile of someone they’d part with at this juncture in his career.

I do see Tampa Bay trading pitching. If you want a name I’d say Nick Hundley. San Diego has enough catching, in the majors and in the minors, to move him for value. He’d fit nicely on Tampa Bay’s roster. I don’t have a good feel for what the market at first base or DH will be like (if they don’t bring back Luke Scott). Logan Morrison’s name might pop up if Miami is tired of him. (R.J. Anderson)
2012-02-23 11:00:00 (link to chat)How many things have to go right for the Padres to win NL West? Other than Diamondbacks, every team has big holes. Also, wouldn't the Angels now becomes the natural rivalry for the Padres by virtue of Pujols signing (he who took out 2 starters in the same game)? No disrespect to the Mariners, it's hard to root against them.
(Max L from Diego)
More than I can count. Nick Hundley and the entire rotation have to stay healthy, Chase Headley has to prove that last year's gains were legit, Cameron Maybin has to build on his breakout 2011... a lot has to go right. But yeah, the one saving grace is that there are no dominant teams in the division. As the Diamondbacks proved last year (and as the Padres did in 2010), anything can happen in the NL West. As for the Mariners, how can you not root against them? The Vedder Cup will be ours! (Geoff Young)
2011-12-20 13:00:00 (link to chat)Did the Rangers really screw up by not trading one of Salty, Ramirez and Teagarden when their values were all high?
(rwinter from Boston)
In the sense that they didn’t trade prospects who flopped, sure. You could say that about every team and every prospect who flopped. Did the Angels err in not trading Brandon Wood when he was a top-10 prospect? In retrospect, of course, but there was no way of knowing that.

The fact that all three of those players flopped in their own ways supports the decision to keep all of them, though, instead of treating them as depth. Catchers have a brutal attrition rate. Baseball America’s top 100 in 2000 included six catchers: Eric Munson, Ben Petrick, Matt LeCroy, Jayson Werth (Orioles), Steve Lomasney, Ryan Christianson. In 2001: Joe Lawrence, Dane Sardinha, Brandon Inge, J.R. House. In 2002: Mauer, Josh Phelps, House, John Buck, Werth (Blue Jays), Victor Martinez. In 2003: Mauer, Martinez, Jeff Mathis, Justin Huber, Buck.

In 2007, when the Rangers had to make this decision, Kevin Goldstein ranked the catchers in the minors. He named 17 players. These are the 17:

Jeff Clement
Bryan Anderson
J.R. Towles
Teagarden
Hank Conger
John Jaso
Ramirez
Nick Hundley
Tony Recker
Jesus Montero
Brett Hayes
Francisco Hernandez
Lou Palmisano
Landon Powell
Shawn Riggans
Jamie Skelton
Brian Jeroloman

Out of those 17, there are basically one and a half every day catchers, maaaaaaybe another one in Hank Conger, and a DH. We thought the Rangers had three catchers, plus Gerald Laird. In fact, they had Gerald Laird.

Also:
2007 Baseball Prospectus Annual: “When Teagarden is behind the dish, he’s one of the top defensive catchers around. If he can stay there, he’s Mickey Tettleton with defensive chops.”
2008 Baseball Prospectus Annual: “If you want to get really dreamy and optimistic, think Mickey Tettleton with Gold Glove-level skills, and you get the picture.”

This is why comps are the best/worst. (Sam Miller)
2011-04-12 13:00:00 (link to chat)Who is serenading you while you chat with us? Also, what early season surprise do you think will last the year?
(Marc from Inside Your Internets)
Right now I'm listening to the Posies' "Solar Sister." After that, I'll either leave the musical selections up to the whims of my media player, or put on the second "Under the Covers" album from Matthew Sweet and Susannah Hoffs.

Marc is probably hoping that I'll say "Nick Hundley," but I'll stick with Britton as a surprise with staying power. I'm also on the Kyle McClellan bandwagon, and I think this could be the year that Nelson Cruz stays healthy and leads the world in homers. (Ben Lindbergh)
2010-05-11 16:30:00 (link to chat)Question about Nick Hundley. Dude posted a park-adjusted (per BP annual) .266/.333/.449 line last season while playing through and around various power-sapping injuries (wrist, hernia). Do you think he can maintain at that level over the next 3-4 seasons?
(Not Quite Todd, But... from SoCal)
Catchers age pretty rapidly. Lots of wear and tear goes into playing the position. So I don't think you can pencil him in for that level of production, especially since he might have been a little over his head last year. He's still off to a pretty decent start this year at holding up some value, but I'm just careful about assuming catchers hold value very long. (Matt Swartz)


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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
2008 4424 -20 -15.4 -24.3 2528 0.3 0.1 0.2 -15.3 -24.0
2009 5996 -34 -4.0 -4.7 3393 -2.3 -0.6 -1.3 -4.7 -6.0
2010 6134 -37 -4.3 -4.9 3272 -1.8 -0.5 -1.1 -4.8 -6.0
2011 5924 -105 -14.3 -16.9 3125 2.3 0.6 1.4 -13.6 -15.4
2012 4577 -77 -7.8 -12.0 2503 4.7 1.3 3.7 -6.5 -8.3
2013 8387 -146 -19.2 -16.0 4711 6.7 1.9 2.8 -17.4 -13.3
2014 3084 21 1.9 4.2 1663 0.4 0.1 0.5 2.0 4.7
total 38526 -394 -62.2 -11.3 21195 9.1 2.6 0.8 -59.6 -10.5

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