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Birth Date6-15-1980
Height6' 4"
Weight245 lbs
Age36 years, 1 months, 9 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2.02012
0.72013
0.22014
-0.02015
0.22016
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

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
2010 PIT 30 9 36 34 2 4 0 0 0 4 2 9 0 0 0 1 0 0 .118 .167 .118 .127 -4.2 2.5 -0.2
2011 PHI 31 2 6 6 0 2 1 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .500 .300 0.4 0.6 0.1
2012 PHI 32 50 157 141 14 35 9 0 9 71 11 34 2 3 0 26 0 0 .248 .306 .504 .285 9.2 10.1 2.0
2013 PHI 33 68 218 197 21 42 7 0 9 76 18 45 1 2 0 26 0 0 .213 .280 .386 .223 2.5 3.7 0.7
2014 KCA 34 13 31 29 4 8 1 0 2 15 1 10 0 1 3 0 0 .276 .290 .517 .271 1.5 -1.0 0.1
2014 TOR 34 34 84 81 8 16 3 0 3 28 3 12 0 0 10 0 0 .198 .226 .346 .202 -2.1 3.5 0.2
2015 KCA 35 4 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .091 -0.6 -0.1 -0.1
2015 PHI 35 12 23 22 3 5 2 0 0 7 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 .227 .261 .318 .220 -0.2 0.5 0.0
2016 HOU 36 14 30 29 0 2 1 0 0 3 1 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 .069 .100 .103 .072 -4.4 0.7 -0.4
2016 PIT 36 18 57 56 3 6 1 0 1 10 0 18 0 0 1 4 0 0 .107 .107 .179 .100 -6.2 1.5 -0.5
Career2246475995512025024217371483717300.200.248.362.214-4.022.01.9

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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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
2002 MED Rk 44 151 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .330 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 CWV A 8 22 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .500 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 AUB A- 49 185 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .364 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 NHV AA 1 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 AUB A- 10 41 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .387 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 DUN A+ 14 52 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .406 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 NHP AA 3 12 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .429 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 NHP AA 91 332 .210 .257 .320 .395 .000 .247 100 -7.6 4.1 2.3 2.3 -3.5 -4.9 -0.3 -4.9 -0.3
2006 NHP AA 71 284 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .261 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 SYR AAA 12 47 .295 .255 .332 .381 .000 .257 111 1.7 1.4 0.8 0.5 1.3 5.3 0.6 5.3 0.6
2007 NHP AA 49 182 .265 .260 .334 .397 .000 .264 107 0.9 5.2 2.5 1.3 1.9 10.5 1.2 10.5 1.2
2007 SYR AAA 35 124 .233 .254 .333 .381 .000 .232 95 -3.6 3.6 1.5 8.2 -0.1 1.5 0.9 1.5 0.9
2008 NHP AA 33 121 .273 .262 .339 .406 .000 .261 107 1.8 3.5 0.4 0.9 -0.8 4.9 0.6 4.9 0.6
2008 SYR AAA 40 158 .284 .269 .333 .427 .000 .240 90 3.8 4.3 2.5 -1.1 -1.4 9.2 0.8 9.2 0.8
2009 IND AAA 93 353 .272 .263 .325 .397 .000 .322 106 4.4 10.3 6.1 22.5 -5.1 15.8 3.7 15.8 3.7
2010 PIT MLB 9 36 .127 .265 .329 .423 .000 .160 95 -4.9 1.0 0.6 2.5 -0.9 -4.2 -0.2 -4.2 -0.2
2010 IND AAA 70 274 .273 .262 .332 .411 .000 .323 105 4 8.2 4.2 13.2 -1.3 15.1 2.7 15.1 2.7
2011 PHI MLB 2 6 .300 .263 .306 .403 .000 .400 89 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.6 -0.1 0.4 0.1 0.4 0.1
2011 LEH AAA 103 409 .289 .259 .323 .399 .000 .322 91 14.2 12.7 7.5 31.2 2.6 37.0 6.5 37.0 6.5
2012 PHI MLB 50 157 .285 .246 .309 .386 .000 .257 99 3.9 4.3 2.4 10.1 -1.4 9.2 2.0 9.2 2.0
2012 LEH AAA 37 141 .278 .260 .328 .388 .000 .250 99 2.9 4.2 1.9 6.5 -1.1 7.9 1.4 7.9 1.4
2013 PHI MLB 68 218 .223 .249 .314 .389 .000 .228 105 -7.7 5.7 3.3 3.7 1.1 2.5 0.7 2.5 0.7
2013 REA AA 1 4 .009 .242 .307 .401 .000 .000 105 -1 0.1 0.1 -0.0 0.0 -0.8 -0.1 -0.8 -0.1
2013 LEH AAA 3 12 .138 .326 .381 .483 .000 .182 102 -1.6 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.0 -1.2 -0.1 -1.2 -0.1
2014 KCA MLB 13 31 .271 .253 .306 .392 .000 .333 105 0.3 0.8 0.3 -1.0 0.1 1.5 0.1 1.5 0.1
2014 TOR MLB 34 84 .202 .253 .310 .387 .000 .197 103 -4.6 2.2 0.9 3.5 -0.5 -2.1 0.2 -2.1 0.2
2014 BUF AAA 27 100 .293 .264 .328 .391 .000 .333 98 3.8 3.0 0.7 1.8 -0.2 7.3 0.9 7.3 0.9
2015 KCA MLB 4 5 .091 .233 .298 .367 .000 .000 98 -0.8 0.1 0.1 -0.1 0.0 -0.6 -0.1 -0.6 -0.1
2015 PHI MLB 12 23 .220 .250 .311 .398 .000 .263 99 -0.9 0.6 0.1 0.5 0.1 -0.2 0.0 -0.2 0.0
2015 LEH AAA 26 97 .347 .245 .315 .361 .000 .362 99 8.8 2.7 0 3.8 -0.2 11.3 1.5 11.3 1.5
2015 OMA AAA 15 62 .233 .282 .345 .439 .000 .182 106 -1.8 1.7 0.9 0.7 -0.5 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.1
2015 TAC AAA 10 43 .203 .278 .339 .436 .000 .250 111 -2.6 1.2 -0.2 0.4 -0.3 -1.9 -0.1 -1.9 -0.1
2016 HOU MLB 14 30 .072 .258 .316 .429 .266 .133 105 -5.5 0.8 0.5 0.7 -0.1 -4.4 -0.4 -4.4 -0.4
2016 PIT MLB 18 57 .100 .239 .301 .372 .255 .135 95 -8.9 1.5 1 1.5 0.2 -6.2 -0.5 -6.2 -0.5
2016 SLC AAA 12 41 .212 .253 .307 .376 .246 .333 112 -2.1 1.1 0.4 0.2 0.6 0.1 0.0 0.1 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
2002 MED Rk 151 20 39 5 0 4 11 6 32 0 1 .275 .318 .394 .120 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 CWV A 22 0 6 3 0 0 2 1 7 0 0 .316 .409 .474 .158 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 NHV AA 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 AUB A- 185 25 49 15 0 5 26 21 31 0 1 .312 .413 .503 .191 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 DUN A+ 52 6 14 4 0 1 6 2 16 0 0 .286 .327 .429 .143 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 NHP AA 12 1 3 1 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 .333 .500 .444 .111 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 AUB A- 41 5 12 6 0 0 10 1 8 0 0 .308 .325 .462 .154 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 NHP AA 332 27 60 10 0 11 34 27 86 2 0 .205 .284 .353 .147 .210 -4.9 2.3 -0.3
2006 NHP AA 284 34 58 10 0 6 27 16 54 1 0 .225 .290 .333 .109 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 SYR AAA 47 12 10 2 0 1 7 5 4 0 0 .250 .333 .375 .125 .295 5.3 0.5 0.6
2007 NHP AA 182 22 40 15 1 8 30 12 33 0 0 .250 .318 .506 .256 .265 10.5 1.3 1.2
2007 SYR AAA 124 10 24 2 0 5 19 8 28 0 1 .214 .266 .366 .152 .233 1.5 8.2 0.9
2008 SYR AAA 158 20 34 11 1 9 24 9 33 1 0 .234 .287 .510 .276 .284 9.2 -1.1 0.8
2008 NHP AA 121 15 25 5 0 7 19 13 26 2 0 .245 .353 .500 .255 .273 4.9 0.9 0.6
2009 IND AAA 353 45 87 30 0 11 43 31 72 7 0 .273 .339 .470 .197 .272 15.8 22.5 3.7
2010 PIT MLB 36 2 4 0 0 0 1 2 9 0 0 .118 .167 .118 .000 .127 -4.2 2.5 -0.2
2010 IND AAA 274 30 63 22 1 9 41 32 54 1 2 .274 .384 .496 .222 .273 15.1 13.2 2.7
2011 PHI MLB 6 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .333 .333 .500 .167 .300 0.4 0.6 0.1
2011 LEH AAA 409 56 103 19 0 15 53 38 72 2 0 .288 .372 .466 .179 .289 37.0 31.2 6.5
2012 PHI MLB 157 14 35 9 0 9 26 11 34 0 0 .248 .306 .504 .255 .285 9.2 10.1 2.0
2012 LEH AAA 141 17 33 10 0 8 30 10 20 0 0 .266 .326 .540 .274 .278 7.9 6.5 1.4
2013 REA AA 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .009 -0.8 -0.0 -0.1
2013 LEH AAA 12 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .167 .167 .250 .083 .138 -1.2 0.3 -0.1
2013 PHI MLB 218 21 42 7 0 9 26 18 45 0 0 .213 .280 .386 .173 .223 2.5 3.7 0.7
2014 BUF AAA 100 13 26 10 0 3 17 9 18 0 1 .299 .354 .517 .218 .293 7.3 1.8 0.9
2014 TOR MLB 84 8 16 3 0 3 10 3 12 0 0 .198 .226 .346 .148 .202 -2.1 3.5 0.2
2014 KCA MLB 31 4 8 1 0 2 3 1 10 0 0 .276 .290 .517 .241 .271 1.5 -1.0 0.1
2015 PHI MLB 23 3 5 2 0 0 2 1 3 0 0 .227 .261 .318 .091 .220 -0.2 0.5 0.0
2015 KCA MLB 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .091 -0.6 -0.1 -0.1
2015 OMA AAA 62 7 12 2 0 4 12 5 9 0 0 .214 .274 .464 .250 .233 0.3 0.7 0.1
2015 TAC AAA 43 3 8 4 0 0 5 3 7 0 0 .205 .279 .308 .103 .203 -1.9 0.4 -0.1
2015 LEH AAA 97 14 24 8 1 3 15 18 18 1 0 .312 .433 .558 .247 .347 11.3 3.8 1.5
2016 SLC AAA 41 6 9 3 0 0 7 1 12 0 0 .231 .268 .308 .077 .212 0.1 0.2 0.0
2016 HOU MLB 30 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 14 0 0 .069 .100 .103 .034 .072 -4.4 0.7 -0.4
2016 PIT MLB 57 3 6 1 0 1 4 0 18 0 0 .107 .107 .179 .071 .100 -6.2 1.5 -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 CSAA_CHANCES CSAA_RT
2010 139 0.5396 0.4460 0.7581 0.5333 0.3438 0.8750 0.5455 0.2419 71 0.001331
2011 21 0.4286 0.6667 0.5714 0.8889 0.5000 0.6250 0.5000 0.4286 5 -0.000221
2012 577 0.4575 0.5061 0.7432 0.6667 0.3706 0.8182 0.6293 0.2568 219 0.002912
2013 863 0.4902 0.5168 0.7511 0.6761 0.3636 0.8671 0.5438 0.2489 337 0.001836
2014 418 0.5215 0.5215 0.7202 0.6606 0.3700 0.8194 0.5270 0.2798 163 0.004826
2015 108 0.5278 0.5463 0.7627 0.6842 0.3922 0.7692 0.7500 0.2373 40 0.000612
2016 332 0.5090 0.4940 0.6280 0.5858 0.3988 0.7475 0.4462 0.3720 0 0.000000
Career24580.49430.51060.72670.65320.37240.82540.55660.2733203.26360.0022

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2013-08-12 2013-08-13 DTD 1 1 - Knee Soreness - -
2013-06-09 2013-07-14 15-DL 35 32 Left Knee Surgery Meniscus 2013-06-11 -
2007-07-05 2007-07-19 Minors 14 0 Not Disclosed -
2004-04-15 2004-04-25 Minors 10 0 - Not Disclosed - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 HOU $850,000
2015 KCA $532,500
2014 TOR $510,200
2013 PHI $496,000
2012 PHI $
2011 PHI $
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$1,538,700
2011Current$850,000
4 yrPvs + Cur$2,388,700
4 yrTotal$2,388,700

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 75 dJackson Management1 year/$0.85M (2016)

Details
  • 1 year (2016). Signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/15/15 (minor-league contract). Salary of $0.85M in majors. Acquired by Houston in trade from San Diego 3/28/16. DFA by Houston 5/16/16. Released 5/22/16. Signed by LA Angels as a free agent 5/27/16 (minor-league contract). Acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from LA Angels, contract selected by Pittsburgh 6/11/16. DFA by Pittsburgh 7/19/16.
  • 1 year/$0.5325M (2015). Re-signed by Kansas City 2/25/15. Claimed by Boston off waivers 6/21/15 after being DFA by Kansas City 6/11/15. DFA by Boston 6/25/15. Sent outright to Triple-A by Boston 6/28/15 (refused assignment 6/29/15). Signed by Seattle as a free agent 7/2/15 (minor-league contract). Released by Seattle 7/15/15. Signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 7/17/15 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Philadelphia 9/1/15. Sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 10/7/15. Refused assignment, elected free agency 10/9/15.
  • 1 year/$0.5102M (2014). Re-signed by Toronto 3/14. Acquired with rhp Liam Hendriks by Kansas City 7/28/14 in trade from Toronto in exchange for 3b Danny Valencia.
  • 1 year/$0.496M (2013). Re-signed by Philadelphia 3/13. Acquired by Toronto in trade from Philadelphia 12/3/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Re-signed by Philadelphia 2/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Signed by Philadelphia for 2011 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Philadelphia 9/17/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Re-signed by Pittsburgh for 2010. DFA by Pittsburgh 9/8/10, sent outright to Triple-A 9/10/10.
  • Drafted by Toronto 2002 (29-866) (Eastern Mennonite U.).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .205 .246 .366 .216
11 vs R (Multi) .221 .265 .388 .229
18 Split (Multi) .016 .019 .023 .014
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.012 -.023 -.032 -.018
30 vs L (2015) .267 .267 .333 .225
31 vs R (2015) .091 .154 .182 .164
38 Split (2015) -.176 -.113 -.152 -.061
39 LgAvg (2015) -.009 -.021 -.026 -.016

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2013-08-30 13:00:00 (link to chat)I thoroughly enjoyed your recent piece with Eric Kratz. Are we gonna have QUIET F/X soon now?
(David from Toledo)
Thanks, David. I thoroughly enjoyed talking to Erik Kratz. FIELDf/x could conceivably double as QUIETf/x. (Ben Lindbergh)


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Advanced Catching Metrics

Year Lg Framing Chances CSAA Framing Runs Blocking Chances EPAA Blocking Runs SB Attempts SRAA TRAA Throwing Runs FRAA Adj. FRAA
2005 aax 0 .000 0.0 3349 -.001 1.0 64 -.021 -.004 1.2 2.2 0.0
2006 aax 0 .000 0.0 798 .001 -0.1 15 .004 -.002 0.0 -0.1 0.0
2006 aaa 867 .005 0.7 530 -.001 0.2 9 .018 -.002 -0.1 0.7 0.0
2007 aaa 1913 .013 4.4 1032 -.000 0.1 33 -.019 -.002 0.4 4.9 0.0
2007 aax 0 .000 0.0 1865 -.000 0.2 29 -.018 -.005 0.5 0.7 0.0
2008 aaa 2504 -.003 -1.5 1562 -.000 0.0 31 -.018 -.000 0.4 -1.1 0.0
2008 aax 0 .000 0.0 739 -.001 0.2 16 -.003 -.004 0.1 0.3 0.0
2009 aaa 6164 .018 18.9 3598 -.001 0.5 69 -.012 .000 0.5 20.0 0.0
2010 aaa 4676 .015 12.0 2659 -.001 0.9 61 .016 -.000 -0.7 12.3 0.0
2010 mlb 573 .028 2.5 341 .000 -0.0 7 -.019 .003 0.1 2.6 0.0
2011 mlb 70 -.008 -0.1 33 .000 -0.0 1 .000 .001 -0.0 -0.1 0.0
2011 aaa 7323 .022 29.3 4131 -.001 1.4 69 -.007 -.002 0.4 31.1 0.0
2012 mlb 2356 .020 7.1 1569 -.001 0.4 29 -.077 -.000 1.4 8.8 0.0
2012 aaa 2393 .016 6.7 1311 -.002 0.7 27 .031 .001 -0.5 6.8 0.0
2013 aaa 113 .014 0.3 58 .000 -0.0 1 .012 -.000 -0.0 0.3 0.0
2013 aax 83 -.003 -0.0 47 -.000 0.0 0 .000 -.001 0.0 -0.0 0.0
2013 mlb 3442 .008 4.3 2413 -.000 0.3 38 .025 -.002 -0.5 4.1 0.0
2014 mlb 1548 .013 2.8 1022 -.000 0.0 22 .013 -.001 -0.2 2.7 0.0
2014 aaa 1421 .010 2.3 834 -.000 0.1 10 .012 .000 -0.1 2.3 0.0
2015 aaa 2134 .013 4.4 1229 -.001 0.3 17 .003 -.002 -0.0 4.7 0.0
2015 mlb 236 -.010 -0.3 142 -.000 0.0 3 .005 .000 -0.0 -0.3 0.0
2016 mlb 1546 .010 2.2 0 .000 0.0 15 -.022 -.001 0.2 2.4 0.0
2016 aaa 600 .004 0.4 0 .000 0.0 7 .005 .000 -0.0 0.4 0.0

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