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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
5 762 .239 .290 .370 .230 -0.2
Birth Date3-14-1978
Height6' 1"
Weight185 lbs
BatsB
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
2003 ARI 25 78 322 288 42 74 16 5 7 121 25 53 1 3 5 29 3 2 .257 .315 .420 .246 1.4 -1.0 0.0
2004 ARI 26 42 177 162 17 40 9 2 2 59 13 29 0 1 1 13 4 1 .247 .301 .364 .243 1.5 1.9 0.3
2005 ARI 27 30 38 31 6 6 2 1 0 10 5 4 0 0 2 0 0 1 .194 .306 .323 .221 0.8 0.0 0.1
2005 PHI 27 10 6 6 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .119 -1.2 -0.1 -0.1
2007 PIT 29 47 90 88 9 22 7 1 1 34 0 15 1 0 1 10 0 0 .250 .258 .386 .198 -3.1 -0.7 -0.4
2007 TEX 29 31 77 70 12 13 2 0 2 21 5 18 1 0 1 6 1 0 .186 .250 .300 .240 2.7 -1.2 0.1
2009 HOU 31 40 52 50 2 10 1 0 0 11 0 5 1 1 0 5 1 0 .200 .212 .220 .143 -4.4 0.9 -0.3
Career27876269589166379122574812645106394.239.290.370.230-2.1-0.1-0.2

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
1999 SBN A 0 350 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .297 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 SBN A 0 579 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .278 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 LNC A+ 119 545 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 ELP AA 4 18 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .500 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 ELP AA 136 628 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .327 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 ARI MLB 78 322 .246 .263 .331 .422 .260 .290 105 -5 8.5 0.3 -1.0 0.1 1.4 0.0 1.4 0.0
2003 TUC AAA 48 214 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .325 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 ARI MLB 42 177 .243 .266 .333 .431 .266 .288 99 -3.3 5.3 -0.1 1.9 -0.4 1.5 0.3 1.5 0.3
2005 ARI MLB 30 38 .221 .273 .346 .439 .272 .222 108 -1.6 1.1 0 0.0 1.4 0.8 0.1 0.8 0.1
2005 PHI MLB 10 6 .119 .254 .331 .371 .251 .250 106 -0.9 0.2 0 -0.1 -0.4 -1.2 -0.1 -1.2 -0.1
2005 SWB AAA 24 102 .247 .270 .342 .416 .252 .357 102 -1.5 3.2 0.4 -0.2 0.5 1.9 0.2 1.9 0.2
2005 TUC AAA 46 214 .254 .286 .354 .455 .278 .335 98 -1.4 6.2 0.4 -0.2 -2.0 4.3 0.4 4.3 0.4
2006 LOU AAA 113 366 .269 .260 .327 .389 .258 .281 96 3.2 9.7 -1.9 3.7 -1.8 8.3 1.2 8.3 1.2
2007 PIT MLB 47 90 .198 .256 .325 .415 .252 .292 102 -6.2 2.7 0.2 -0.7 0.1 -3.1 -0.4 -3.1 -0.4
2007 TEX MLB 31 77 .240 .271 .339 .423 .268 .220 100 -1.7 2.3 -0.1 -1.2 0.7 2.7 0.1 2.7 0.1
2007 IND AAA 19 81 .287 .259 .330 .391 .254 .286 95 2.4 2.4 -0.2 1.2 0.9 4.6 0.6 4.6 0.6
2008 IND AAA 118 433 .250 .260 .324 .396 .258 .272 87 -4.6 12.8 -1.8 8.8 -1.4 4.3 1.3 4.3 1.3
2009 HOU MLB 40 52 .143 .256 .320 .403 .257 .217 96 -6.5 1.5 -0.1 0.9 0.5 -4.4 -0.3 -4.4 -0.3
2009 ROU AAA 66 244 .239 .272 .337 .408 .273 .294 91 -5.4 7.1 -0.8 -0.6 1.7 3.4 0.3 3.4 0.3
2010 ROU AAA 132 530 .242 .272 .342 .426 .262 .289 102 -10.7 16.0 -1.2 0.0 0.6 1.8 0.2 1.8 0.2
2011 ROU AAA 106 447 .273 .281 .348 .443 .265 .312 106 6.9 13.9 -1.4 10.1 -7.0 10.4 1.9 10.4 1.9
2012 ROU AAA 109 451 .256 .274 .340 .421 .267 .301 94 -1.9 13.4 -0.9 2.1 1.5 11.6 1.4 11.6 1.4

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
1999 SBN A 350 40 83 14 5 3 33 28 46 5 6 .261 .329 .365 .104 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 SBN A 579 82 133 22 9 6 59 52 58 38 12 .255 .330 .367 .111 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 ELP AA 18 4 7 2 0 0 4 2 2 0 1 .438 .500 .562 .125 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 LNC A+ 545 80 146 19 6 10 54 41 79 30 8 .296 .353 .419 .123 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 ELP AA 628 95 172 33 9 11 57 37 79 12 7 .298 .342 .443 .145 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 TUC AAA 214 31 58 13 5 3 25 9 29 2 3 .289 .329 .448 .159 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 ARI MLB 322 42 74 16 5 7 29 25 53 3 2 .257 .315 .420 .163 .246 1.4 -1.0 0.0
2004 ARI MLB 177 17 40 9 2 2 13 13 29 4 1 .247 .301 .364 .117 .243 1.5 1.9 0.3
2005 ARI MLB 38 6 6 2 1 0 0 5 4 0 1 .194 .306 .323 .129 .221 0.8 0.0 0.1
2005 PHI MLB 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .000 .119 -1.2 -0.1 -0.1
2005 SWB AAA 102 10 30 5 1 0 4 4 14 2 1 .312 .333 .385 .073 .247 1.9 -0.2 0.2
2005 TUC AAA 214 25 62 10 3 3 28 6 25 5 1 .310 .327 .435 .125 .254 4.3 -0.2 0.4
2006 LOU AAA 366 45 87 20 4 9 34 18 48 4 4 .263 .317 .429 .166 .269 8.3 3.7 1.2
2007 PIT MLB 90 9 22 7 1 1 10 0 15 0 0 .250 .258 .386 .136 .198 -3.1 -0.7 -0.4
2007 IND AAA 81 12 20 5 1 2 5 7 8 2 1 .278 .338 .458 .181 .287 4.6 1.2 0.6
2007 TEX MLB 77 12 13 2 0 2 6 5 18 1 0 .186 .250 .300 .114 .240 2.7 -1.2 0.1
2008 IND AAA 433 50 97 18 6 8 45 22 65 18 6 .245 .290 .381 .136 .250 4.3 8.8 1.3
2009 ROU AAA 244 22 61 10 1 2 22 12 25 8 0 .269 .313 .348 .079 .239 3.4 -0.6 0.3
2009 HOU MLB 52 2 10 1 0 0 5 0 5 1 0 .200 .212 .220 .020 .143 -4.4 0.9 -0.3
2010 ROU AAA 530 63 131 25 2 6 47 26 50 4 0 .270 .320 .367 .097 .242 1.8 0.0 0.2
2011 ROU AAA 447 60 115 30 2 13 71 28 63 1 1 .293 .353 .480 .186 .273 10.4 10.1 1.9
2012 ROU AAA 451 57 113 20 3 9 62 20 60 4 1 .274 .328 .403 .129 .256 11.6 2.1 1.4

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
2009 166 0.5000 0.5723 0.9053 0.6867 0.4578 0.9825 0.7895 0.0842
Career1660.50.57230.90530.68670.45780.98250.78950.0842

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2011-08-14 2011-08-21 Minors 7 0 - Not Disclosed - -
2004-05-30 2004-10-03 60-DL 126 112 Left Shoulder Surgery Labrum Tear From Dislocation 2004-07-01

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2007 TEX $415,000
2004 ARI $315,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$730,000
2 yrTotal$730,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 33 d

Details
  • sent outright to Triple-A 9/5/09 optioned to Triple-A 8/12/09 recalled 7/20/09 optioned to Triple-A 7/10/09 contract purchased 5/30/09 signed as a free agent from PIT 12/5/08 (minor-league contract)
  • acquired in trade from COL 3/30/08
  • signed as a free agent from PIT 12/22/07 (minor-league contract)
  • refused sent outright to Triple-A 10/24/07 designated for assignment 10/15/07 contract purchased 8/14/07
  • designated for assignment 8/2/07
  • contract purchased 6/30/07
  • signed as a free agent from TX 6/17/07 (minor-league contract)
  • designated for assignment 6/5/07
  • contract purchased 4/07 signed as a free agent from CIN 11/06, 1 year/$0.415M (07) (minor-league contract)
  • sent outright to Triple-A 4/06 designated for assignment 4/06 optioned to Triple-A 3/06 claimed off waivers from PHI 3/06 recalled 9/05 optioned to Triple-A 8/05 acquired in trade from AZ 7/05 recalled 6/05
  • 1 year/$0.315M (04)
  • recalled 6/03

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BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
The Lineup Card: Ten Prospects Who Could Make Cases for Call-Ups This SpringBaseball Prospectus2014-02-12
In A Pickle: The Disunited States of AmericaJason Wojciechowski2013-01-17
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Assorted Central MovesChristina Kahrl2009-09-06
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Assorted Senior CircuitryChristina Kahrl2009-08-14
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: The Weekend ShuffleChristina Kahrl2009-07-20
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: NL Add-OnsChristina Kahrl2009-07-11
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: NL Central RoundupChristina Kahrl2009-06-18
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Catching HeckChristina Kahrl2008-12-08
This article requires BP Premium accessEvery Given Sunday: The Tribe Bounces BackJohn Perrotto2008-01-27
This article requires BP Premium accessEvery Given Sunday: Time FliesJohn Perrotto2008-01-13
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: NL Pickups and DiscardsChristina Kahrl2007-11-13
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: National League RoundupChristina Kahrl2007-08-19
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: National League RoundupChristina Kahrl2007-07-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction of the Day: American League RoundupChristina Kahrl2007-06-06
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction of the Day: Roster Reviews of the WestsChristina Kahrl2007-04-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 14-17Christina Kahrl2006-04-18
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 5-10Christina Kahrl2006-04-12
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 29-30Christina Kahrl2006-03-31
Transaction Analysis: March 14-16Christina Kahrl2006-03-17
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: National League, December 15, 2005-February 11, 2006Christina Kahrl2006-02-15
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: September 1-7Christina Kahrl2005-09-08
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 5-9Christina Kahrl2005-08-10
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: July 20-25Christina Kahrl2005-07-27
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: July 1-8Christina Kahrl2005-07-08
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: June 23-30Christina Kahrl2005-06-30
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 24-June 12, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-06-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 10-24, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-05-26
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 4-9, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-05-12
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Focus: NL West BustsJeff Erickson2005-03-04
Prospectus Triple Play: Arizona Diamondbacks, Detroit Tigers, Kansas City RoyalsBaseball Prospectus2004-12-30
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Disappearing in the DesertJoe Sheehan2003-09-10
Prospectus Triple Play: Arizona Diamondbacks, Kansas City Royals, Philadelphia PhilliesBaseball Prospectus2003-08-07
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Snakes AliveWill Carroll2003-07-01
Prospectus Triple Play: Arizona Diamondbacks, Kansas City Royals, Philadelphia PhilliesBaseball Prospectus2003-06-26
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: June 10-15Christina Kahrl2003-06-19


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