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Eric Karros 1BDodgers

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
14 7100 .268 .325 .454 .270 12.4
Birth Date11-4-1967
Height6' 4"
Weight205 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
1991 LAN 23 14 15 14 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 .071 .133 .143 .114 -2.1 -0.1 -0.2
1992 LAN 24 149 589 545 63 140 30 1 20 232 37 103 2 5 0 88 2 4 .257 .304 .426 .269 8.5 3.2 1.3
1993 LAN 25 158 658 619 74 153 27 2 23 253 34 82 2 3 0 80 0 1 .247 .287 .409 .241 -3.9 -1.8 -0.6
1994 LAN 26 111 448 406 51 108 21 1 14 173 29 53 2 11 0 46 2 0 .266 .310 .426 .253 -1.9 13.7 1.1
1995 LAN 27 143 620 551 83 164 29 3 32 295 61 115 4 4 0 105 4 4 .298 .369 .535 .309 40.3 3.4 4.3
1996 LAN 28 154 670 608 84 158 29 1 34 291 53 121 1 8 0 111 8 0 .260 .316 .479 .274 13.1 0.9 1.3
1997 LAN 29 162 700 628 86 167 28 0 31 288 61 116 2 9 0 104 15 7 .266 .329 .459 .279 17.5 -0.1 1.7
1998 LAN 30 139 564 507 59 150 20 1 23 241 47 93 3 7 0 87 7 2 .296 .355 .475 .297 23.8 -0.0 2.3
1999 LAN 31 153 639 578 74 176 40 0 34 318 53 119 2 6 0 112 8 5 .304 .362 .550 .303 27.3 1.9 2.8
2000 LAN 32 155 663 584 84 146 29 0 31 268 63 122 4 12 0 106 4 3 .250 .321 .459 .264 6.1 6.6 1.2
2001 LAN 33 121 485 438 42 103 22 0 15 170 41 101 3 3 0 63 3 1 .235 .303 .388 .237 -9.3 -0.4 -1.0
2002 LAN 34 142 573 524 52 142 26 1 13 209 37 74 6 6 0 73 4 2 .271 .323 .399 .260 -1.4 -4.3 -0.6
2003 CHN 35 114 365 336 37 96 16 1 12 150 28 46 0 1 0 40 1 1 .286 .340 .446 .254 -2.9 -4.5 -0.7
2004 OAK 36 40 111 103 8 20 6 0 2 32 7 16 0 1 0 11 1 0 .194 .243 .311 .194 -6.5 0.8 -0.6
Career175571006441797172432411284292255211673176010275930.268.325.454.270108.619.212.4

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 GRF Rk 66 307 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .389 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 BAK A+ 142 614 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .348 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 SAN AA 131 579 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .390 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 LAN MLB 14 15 .114 .268 .316 .389 .256 .125 99 -2.2 0.4 -0.2 -0.1 0.0 -2.1 -0.2 -2.1 -0.2
1991 ABQ AAA 132 557 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .342 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 LAN MLB 149 589 .269 .250 .308 .367 .252 .281 98 5.1 15.3 -9.7 3.2 -1.0 8.5 1.3 8.5 1.3
1993 LAN MLB 158 658 .241 .265 .322 .404 .258 .251 98 -13.5 18.9 -12.1 -1.8 2.4 -3.9 -0.6 -3.9 -0.6
1994 LAN MLB 111 448 .253 .266 .327 .416 .254 .269 96 -3.3 13.6 -8.7 13.7 -1.9 -1.9 1.1 -1.9 1.1
1995 LAN MLB 143 620 .309 .267 .330 .414 .258 .324 94 34.1 18.6 -11.9 3.4 -1.2 40.3 4.3 40.3 4.3
1996 LAN MLB 154 670 .274 .262 .326 .410 .252 .269 92 10.7 20.7 -13.3 0.9 -4.2 13.1 1.3 13.1 1.3
1997 LAN MLB 162 700 .279 .266 .332 .417 .259 .278 94 14.8 18.6 -13.3 -0.1 -2.8 17.5 1.7 17.5 1.7
1998 LAN MLB 139 564 .297 .264 .329 .418 .258 .319 91 22.8 14.6 -10.7 -0.0 -2.5 23.8 2.3 23.8 2.3
1998 SBR A+ 0 15 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .308 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 LAN MLB 153 639 .303 .267 .336 .428 .257 .329 93 32.1 17.4 -12.8 1.9 -6.0 27.3 2.8 27.3 2.8
2000 LAN MLB 155 663 .264 .267 .341 .439 .261 .260 95 3 18.3 -13.4 6.6 -3.2 6.1 1.2 6.1 1.2
2001 LAN MLB 121 485 .237 .258 .325 .423 .258 .271 93 -12 13.1 -9.2 -0.4 -0.8 -9.3 -1.0 -9.3 -1.0
2002 LAN MLB 142 573 .260 .259 .325 .414 .257 .291 93 -0.2 14.6 -10.6 -4.3 -2.7 -1.4 -0.6 -1.4 -0.6
2003 CHN MLB 114 365 .254 .268 .333 .430 .263 .301 103 -2.4 9.6 -6.4 -4.5 -1.0 -2.9 -0.7 -2.9 -0.7
2004 OAK MLB 40 111 .194 .276 .338 .445 .265 .209 103 -8 3.3 -1.9 0.8 -0.9 -6.5 -0.6 -6.5 -0.6

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 GRF Rk 307 68 98 12 1 12 55 32 35 9 2 .366 .439 .552 .187 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 BAK A+ 614 86 165 40 1 15 86 63 99 18 7 .303 .377 .462 .160 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 SAN AA 579 91 179 45 2 18 78 57 79 8 9 .352 .422 .554 .202 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 ABQ AAA 557 88 154 33 8 22 101 58 80 3 2 .316 .395 .551 .236 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 LAN MLB 15 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 6 0 0 .071 .133 .143 .071 .114 -2.1 -0.1 -0.2
1992 LAN MLB 589 63 140 30 1 20 88 37 103 2 4 .257 .304 .426 .169 .269 8.5 3.2 1.3
1993 LAN MLB 658 74 153 27 2 23 80 34 82 0 1 .247 .287 .409 .162 .241 -3.9 -1.8 -0.6
1994 LAN MLB 448 51 108 21 1 14 46 29 53 2 0 .266 .310 .426 .160 .253 -1.9 13.7 1.1
1995 LAN MLB 620 83 164 29 3 32 105 61 115 4 4 .298 .369 .535 .238 .309 40.3 3.4 4.3
1996 LAN MLB 670 84 158 29 1 34 111 53 121 8 0 .260 .316 .479 .219 .274 13.1 0.9 1.3
1997 LAN MLB 700 86 167 28 0 31 104 61 116 15 7 .266 .329 .459 .193 .279 17.5 -0.1 1.7
1998 LAN MLB 564 59 150 20 1 23 87 47 93 7 2 .296 .355 .475 .179 .297 23.8 -0.0 2.3
1998 SBR A+ 15 3 4 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .267 .267 .333 .067 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 LAN MLB 639 74 176 40 0 34 112 53 119 8 5 .304 .362 .550 .246 .303 27.3 1.9 2.8
2000 LAN MLB 663 84 146 29 0 31 106 63 122 4 3 .250 .321 .459 .209 .264 6.1 6.6 1.2
2001 LAN MLB 485 42 103 22 0 15 63 41 101 3 1 .235 .303 .388 .153 .237 -9.3 -0.4 -1.0
2002 LAN MLB 573 52 142 26 1 13 73 37 74 4 2 .271 .323 .399 .128 .260 -1.4 -4.3 -0.6
2003 CHN MLB 365 37 96 16 1 12 40 28 46 1 1 .286 .340 .446 .161 .254 -2.9 -4.5 -0.7
2004 OAK MLB 111 8 20 6 0 2 11 7 16 1 0 .194 .243 .311 .117 .194 -6.5 0.8 -0.6

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
2001-05-22 2001-06-15 15-DL 24 21 - Low Back Strain - -
1998-03-24 1998-04-25 15-DL 32 21 Left Knee Surgery Cartilage 1998-03-24 -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2004 OAK $550,000
2003 CHN $8,000,000
2002 LAN $6,875,000
2001 LAN $7,500,000
2000 LAN $5,375,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
5 yrPrevious$28,300,000
5 yrTotal$28,300,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
12 y 36 dJeff Moorad1 yr/$1.05M (04)+$1.5M 05 cl opt $0.5M b

Details
  • retired ?
  • designated for assignment 7/04 04:$0.55M+$0.6M bonuses ($40K every 5 games bet 75-145 g), 05:$1.5M club option $0.5M buyout
  • signed as a free agent from CHC 1/04
  • club declined 04 option 10/03
  • acquired in trade from LA 11/02
  • 3 year/$24M (01-03) $1.5M signing bonus, 01:$7M, 02:$6.5M, 03:$8M, 04:$9M club option $1M buyout (vest with 500 plate appearances `03)
  • no-trade protection in 01

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2010-01-06 13:00:00 (link to chat)I'd call this good news for Bert. I was worried he'd stagnate around 62%. do you have the % of the vote for Edgar, Raines and Barry? They don't have it on espn.com. Thanks.
(collins from greenville nc)
539 ballots, five blanks, Andre Dawson 420 (77.9%), Bert Blyleven 400 (74.2%), Roberto Alomar 397 (73.7%), Jack Morris 282 (52.3%), Barry Larkin 278 (51.6%), Lee Smith 255 (47.3%), Edgar Martinez 195 (36.2%), Tim Raines 164 (30.4%), Mark McGwire 128 (23.7%), Alan Trammell 121 (22.4%), Fred McGriff 116 (21.5%), Don Mattingly 87 (16.1%), Dave Parker 82 (15.2%), Dale Murphy 63 (11.7%), Harold Baines 33 (6.1%), Andres Galarraga 22 (4.1%), Robin Ventura 7 (1.3%), Ellis Burks 2 (0.4%), Eric Karros 2 (0.4%), Kevin Appier 1 (0.2%), Pat Hentgen 1 (0.2%), David Segui 1 (0.2%), Mike Jackson 0, Ray Lankford 0, Shane Reynolds 0, Todd Zeile 0.

Segui gets his vote. Baines remains on life support thanks to the persistence of a stubborn few. Karros receives more votes than he had All-Star appearances. (Jay Jaffe)


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