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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 26)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
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Birth Date9-11-1987
Height6' 1"
Weight215 lbs
Age26 years, 11 months, 22 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
0.12011
0.12012
-0.32013
0.22014
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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
2011 NYA 23 11 25 21 3 4 0 0 0 4 3 4 0 0 1 1 0 0 .190 .292 .190 .230 0.4 0.1 0.1
2012 HOU 24 17 37 35 2 9 1 0 1 13 2 8 0 0 0 4 0 0 .257 .297 .371 .262 0.8 0.0 0.1
2013 HOU 25 25 76 71 7 12 3 0 5 30 3 26 2 0 0 11 0 0 .169 .224 .423 .219 -3.0 -0.2 -0.3
Career531381271225406478382011600.197.255.370.233-1.8-0.0-0.2

Advanced

'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
2007 YAN Rk 45 178 .341 .252 .323 .380 .257 .363 103 14.8 5.0 -0.8 2.1 0.5 19.3 2.0 19.3 2.0
2008 CSC A 122 506 .309 .258 .328 .380 .264 .293 95 25.8 14.4 -6.1 1.4 -2.3 33.5 3.6 33.5 3.6
2009 TAM A+ 124 501 .262 .252 .322 .367 .252 .295 103 0.9 15.3 -1.3 0.4 -0.6 19.0 2.0 19.0 2.0
2010 TRN AA 107 454 .312 .264 .337 .405 .259 .318 96 25 13.1 1 6.8 -0.2 35.9 4.3 35.9 4.3
2010 SWB AAA 31 127 .176 .263 .331 .412 .255 .301 96 -13.6 4.4 0.4 -1.6 -1.1 -9.7 -1.1 -9.7 -1.1
2011 NYA MLB 11 25 .230 .252 .324 .382 .260 .235 106 -0.7 0.7 -0.1 0.1 -0.0 0.4 0.1 0.4 0.1
2011 SWB AAA 123 489 .259 .263 .330 .409 .257 .283 86 -0.9 15.2 0.2 -0.3 -1.1 13.7 1.3 13.7 1.3
2012 HOU MLB 17 37 .262 .252 .313 .407 .258 .308 98 0.1 1.0 -0.1 0.0 0.2 0.8 0.1 0.8 0.1
2012 SWB AAA 130 550 .252 .259 .330 .393 .255 .289 100 -5.1 16.3 -2.9 -5.1 -3.2 3.8 -0.1 3.8 -0.1
2013 HOU MLB 25 76 .219 .258 .321 .402 .267 .175 99 -3 2.0 -0.9 -0.2 -0.6 -3.0 -0.3 -3.0 -0.3
2013 OKL AAA 119 513 .286 .265 .334 .400 .266 .305 96 14.5 14.7 -1.2 6.0 2.5 27.9 3.4 27.9 3.4
2014 SYR AAA 130 506 .292 .264 .333 .400 .256 .343 98 18.2 15.2 1.2 22.8 -1.5 35.0 5.8 35.0 5.8

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
2007 YAN Rk 178 27 57 14 1 8 29 6 26 0 0 .339 .367 .577 .238 .341 19.3 2.1 2.0
2008 CSC A 506 71 124 31 1 23 86 40 86 1 0 .273 .339 .498 .225 .309 33.5 1.4 3.6
2009 TAM A+ 501 53 120 20 4 13 75 39 75 1 1 .266 .333 .415 .149 .262 19.0 0.4 2.0
2010 TRN AA 454 73 119 22 2 23 90 38 84 2 2 .291 .357 .523 .232 .312 35.9 6.8 4.3
2010 SWB AAA 127 13 30 6 0 2 12 4 27 0 0 .246 .270 .344 .098 .176 -9.7 -1.6 -1.1
2011 NYA MLB 25 3 4 0 0 0 1 3 4 0 0 .190 .292 .190 .000 .230 0.4 0.1 0.1
2011 SWB AAA 489 51 120 27 0 16 69 17 84 0 0 .260 .288 .422 .162 .259 13.7 -0.3 1.3
2012 SWB AAA 550 54 128 31 2 15 77 34 103 1 0 .255 .307 .414 .159 .252 3.8 -5.1 -0.1
2012 HOU MLB 37 2 9 1 0 1 4 2 8 0 0 .257 .297 .371 .114 .262 0.8 0.0 0.1
2013 OKL AAA 513 75 130 33 0 16 79 29 87 1 0 .277 .324 .449 .172 .286 27.9 6.0 3.4
2013 HOU MLB 76 7 12 3 0 5 11 3 26 0 0 .169 .224 .423 .254 .219 -3.0 -0.2 -0.3
2014 SYR AAA 506 67 139 32 1 18 85 34 96 0 0 .300 .350 .490 .190 .292 35.0 22.8 5.8

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
2011 106 0.5094 0.4717 0.8000 0.5926 0.3462 0.9688 0.5000 0.2000
2012 138 0.4058 0.4928 0.7353 0.6429 0.3902 0.8333 0.6250 0.2647
2013 280 0.4607 0.5500 0.6883 0.7132 0.4106 0.7826 0.5484 0.3117
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Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2010-07-13 2010-07-14 Minors 1 0 Left Ankle Contusion Foul Ball -
2010-04-01 2010-04-05 Camp 4 1 Right Elbow Soreness -
2008-05-07 2008-05-19 Minors 12 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 NYN $
2013 HOU $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$0
1 yrTotal$0

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 109 dCareer Sports1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by Kansas City 11/26/13 (minor-league contract). Acquired by Washington in trade from Kansas City 3/15/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by Houston (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Houston 4/18/13. Sent outright to Triple-A by Houston 10/2/13. Elected free agency 10/13.
  • 1 year/$0.4825M (2012). Re-signed by NY Yankees 3/7/12. Claimed by Houston off waivers 9/1/12 after being DFA by NY Yankees 8/27/12. Sent outright to Triple-A by Houston 12/21/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Contract purchased by NY Yankees 11/19/10.
  • Drafted by NY Yankees 2007 (27-844) (Cypress College). $0.12M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .194 .260 .373 .231
11 vs R (Multi) .178 .219 .431 .228
18 Split (Multi) -.016 -.042 .058 -.003
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.013 -.023 -.037 -.020
30 vs L (2013) .184 .262 .421 .231
31 vs R (2013) .152 .176 .424 .213
38 Split (2013) -.033 -.085 .003 -.018
39 LgAvg (2013) -.011 -.021 -.036 -.019

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BP Articles

Brandon Laird is referenced in the following articles.

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This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessInterleague Report: Week NineJeff Quinton2014-05-27
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 21, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-21
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Weirdest BaseballDaniel Rathman2013-09-19
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 11, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-11
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 8, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-08
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: May 7, 2013Clint Chisam2013-05-07
Tater Trot Tracker: Trot Times for April 24Larry Granillo2013-04-25
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: April 25, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-25
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: American League, Week FourPaul Singman2013-04-23
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Ending BradleyR.J. Anderson2013-04-22
Tater Trot Tracker: Trot Times for April 20Larry Granillo2013-04-21
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: April 19, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-19
Tater Trot Tracker: Trot Times for September 5Larry Granillo2012-09-06
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Does the Wolf Solve Problems?R.J. Anderson2012-08-30
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Process: Fixing the PhilliesBradley Ankrom2012-05-17
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Yankees Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2012-03-08
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Heroes and VillainsJay Jaffe2011-07-11
Transaction Analysis: Junior Circuit JumbleChristina Kahrl2011-03-18
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: New York Yankees Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2011-02-18
Transaction Analysis: AL East and Rangers Transaction LedgerChristina Kahrl2010-12-01
This article requires BP Premium accessGM for a Day: New York YankeesJay Jaffe2010-11-24
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of October 21Kevin Goldstein2010-10-22
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of September 2Kevin Goldstein2010-09-03
Future Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of August 25Kevin Goldstein2010-08-26
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of August 3Kevin Goldstein2010-08-04
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of August 2Kevin Goldstein2010-08-03
Future Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of July 27Kevin Goldstein2010-07-28
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of June 24Kevin Goldstein2010-06-25
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Org Watch: Yankees, Red Sox, Blue JaysKevin Goldstein2010-06-23
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of June 3Kevin Goldstein2010-06-04
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Monday Ten PackKevin Goldstein2010-05-31


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2012-07-26 14:00:00 (link to chat)Do the Yankees really need a 3B from elsewhere?
(Alex from Anaheim)
The Yanks will have to overpay to replace A-Rod, and I think other teams know it. Plus, beyond Headley, there's not much 3B talent available, and the asking price for Headley is reportedly too steep, even for the Yanks. New York has enough firepower elsewhere to hold the line with Eric Chavez and Jayson Nix, or they could give Brandon Laird another look if either one falters. Chavez is having a fine year (he's been my AL-only Value Pick for the last few weeks, just as a fill-in) and Nix has flashed the bat now and again (like he did last night against the M's). I would stand pat unless something fantastic comes along. (Michael Street)
2010-05-28 14:00:00 (link to chat)I'm still not sure what to make of Brandon Laird. I know the scouts say "*meh*" but he seems to be one of the top performers in AA, and not old for the league. Help me out!.......
(marjinwalker from DC)
Well, I don't know if 'meh' is really fair. He looks like a big leaguer, just with a ceiling of more of a second division starter type. (Kevin Goldstein)


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