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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
11 716 .226 .276 .326 .212 -1.3
Birth Date11-27-1969
Height6' 2"
Weight185 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
1992 MON 22 28 48 46 8 10 3 0 0 13 2 14 0 0 0 4 1 1 .217 .250 .283 .196 -1.4 -0.3 -0.2
1993 MON 23 43 93 86 3 17 2 1 0 21 2 16 1 1 3 7 2 0 .198 .222 .244 .187 -4.4 0.4 -0.4
1995 MON 25 64 158 141 17 33 8 1 3 52 14 38 1 1 1 20 0 1 .234 .306 .369 .236 4.2 0.2 0.4
1997 BAL 27 7 18 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 9 0 1 1 1 0 0 .000 .118 .000 .098 -3.4 -0.0 -0.3
1998 PIT 28 14 26 24 2 9 1 0 1 13 1 3 0 1 0 2 0 0 .375 .385 .542 .329 2.5 -0.4 0.2
1998 TBA 28 3 6 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .333 .200 .226 -0.2 -0.0 -0.0
1999 PIT 29 6 9 9 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .206 -0.4 -0.0 -0.0
2001 CLE 31 16 40 33 5 6 0 0 1 9 6 8 0 0 1 5 0 0 .182 .308 .273 .203 -1.5 0.0 -0.1
2003 CLE 33 52 176 162 17 39 11 0 3 59 9 38 0 0 5 21 2 2 .241 .281 .364 .221 -2.5 -0.4 -0.3
2004 CLE 34 44 128 117 12 25 2 0 3 36 7 28 1 1 2 17 0 0 .214 .262 .308 .181 -6.2 0.2 -0.6
2005 TBA 35 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.001 -0.2 -0.0 -0.0
2006 CLE 36 4 13 13 1 4 1 0 0 5 0 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 .308 .308 .385 .330 0.8 -0.0 0.1
Career28271665166147282112124416235137955.226.276.326.212-12.7-0.5-1.3

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
1988 JAM A- 47 163 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .274 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 ROK A 14 51 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .262 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 JAM A- 58 237 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .264 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 ROK A 120 467 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .259 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 WPB A+ 2 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 WPB A+ 100 361 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .260 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 HAR AA 11 38 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .310 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 MON MLB 28 48 .196 .245 .309 .364 .253 .312 99 -3 1.2 0.8 -0.3 1.1 -1.4 -0.2 -1.4 -0.2
1992 HAR AA 117 458 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .275 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 MON MLB 43 93 .187 .271 .323 .410 .260 .239 97 -7.3 2.7 1.6 0.4 -0.4 -4.4 -0.4 -4.4 -0.4
1993 OTT AAA 56 227 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .270 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 OTT AAA 118 477 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .374 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 MON MLB 64 158 .236 .264 .329 .416 .260 .297 97 -4.2 4.7 2.9 0.2 2.0 4.2 0.4 4.2 0.4
1997 BAL MLB 7 18 .098 .256 .335 .405 .262 .000 93 -3.2 0.5 0.3 -0.0 -0.2 -3.4 -0.3 -3.4 -0.3
1997 ROC AAA 0 329 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .278 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 PIT MLB 14 26 .329 .254 .313 .415 .252 .381 101 2 0.7 -0.3 -0.4 0.2 2.5 0.2 2.5 0.2
1998 TBA MLB 3 6 .226 .265 .322 .408 .248 .250 90 -0.2 0.2 0 -0.0 -0.1 -0.2 -0.0 -0.2 -0.0
1998 DUR AAA 0 163 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .231 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 NAS AAA 0 176 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .374 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 PIT MLB 6 9 .206 .275 .359 .445 .270 .429 99 -0.6 0.2 0.1 -0.0 -0.0 -0.4 -0.0 -0.4 -0.0
1999 NAS AAA 0 438 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .298 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 NAS AAA 0 476 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .258 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 CLE MLB 16 40 .203 .264 .339 .422 .259 .208 104 -2.5 1.1 0.8 0.0 -0.1 -1.8 -0.2 -1.5 -0.1
2001 BUF AAA 86 354 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .239 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 CGA A 11 50 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .300 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 BUF AAA 62 241 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .281 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 CLE MLB 52 176 .221 .268 .332 .437 .266 .298 97 -7.5 4.8 3 -0.4 -1.2 -2.5 -0.3 -2.5 -0.3
2004 CLE MLB 44 128 .181 .273 .337 .438 .262 .253 104 -11.2 3.8 2.3 0.2 -0.5 -6.1 -0.6 -6.2 -0.6
2005 TBA MLB 1 1 -.001 .287 .374 .439 .288 .000 102 -0.3 0.0 0 -0.0 0.0 -0.2 -0.0 -0.2 -0.0
2005 DUR AAA 89 370 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .267 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 CLE MLB 4 13 .330 .268 .328 .432 .260 .444 105 1 0.4 0.2 -0.0 -0.0 0.8 0.1 0.8 0.1
2006 BUF AAA 54 206 .194 .258 .327 .392 .259 .279 100 -14.1 5.8 2.9 -0.8 -1.3 -7.0 -0.8 -6.8 -0.8

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
1988 JAM A- 163 14 34 9 0 0 17 8 30 2 1 .224 .259 .283 .059 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 JAM A- 237 25 48 9 1 2 24 16 40 8 4 .222 .282 .301 .079 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 ROK A 51 4 11 1 1 0 4 3 6 1 0 .229 .275 .292 .062 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 WPB A+ 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 ROK A 467 46 94 18 3 7 57 32 83 7 2 .221 .277 .327 .106 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 WPB A+ 361 35 77 15 2 5 33 22 51 10 3 .231 .283 .333 .102 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 HAR AA 38 4 10 1 0 1 5 2 5 0 1 .286 .342 .400 .114 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 MON MLB 48 8 10 3 0 0 4 2 14 1 1 .217 .250 .283 .065 .196 -1.4 -0.3 -0.2
1992 HAR AA 458 55 99 19 3 15 68 39 89 3 1 .242 .316 .413 .171 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 OTT AAA 227 26 47 10 0 4 23 21 41 3 2 .230 .305 .338 .108 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 MON MLB 93 3 17 2 1 0 7 2 16 2 0 .198 .222 .244 .047 .187 -4.4 0.4 -0.4
1994 OTT AAA 477 68 131 32 2 12 71 47 96 11 6 .309 .380 .479 .170 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 MON MLB 158 17 33 8 1 3 20 14 38 0 1 .234 .306 .369 .135 .236 4.2 0.2 0.4
1997 ROC AAA 329 45 75 11 1 11 37 34 49 1 2 .259 .347 .417 .159 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 BAL MLB 18 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 9 0 0 .000 .118 .000 .000 .098 -3.4 -0.0 -0.3
1998 NAS AAA 176 30 54 16 1 11 34 21 26 1 0 .355 .443 .691 .336 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 DUR AAA 163 36 32 7 0 11 26 28 32 1 1 .239 .374 .537 .299 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 PIT MLB 26 2 9 1 0 1 2 1 3 0 0 .375 .385 .542 .167 .329 2.5 -0.4 0.2
1998 TBA MLB 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .200 .333 .200 .000 .226 -0.2 -0.0 -0.0
1999 PIT MLB 9 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .000 .206 -0.4 -0.0 -0.0
1999 NAS AAA 438 48 109 29 3 12 65 29 68 3 0 .269 .324 .444 .175 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 NAS AAA 476 70 104 28 4 19 75 54 73 5 0 .247 .334 .468 .221 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 CLE MLB 40 5 6 0 0 1 5 6 8 0 0 .182 .308 .273 .091 .203 -1.5 0.0 -0.1
2001 BUF AAA 354 45 79 13 0 20 57 28 53 2 1 .247 .315 .475 .228 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 BUF AAA 241 23 49 10 0 4 28 21 52 2 0 .227 .304 .329 .102 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 CGA A 50 5 11 1 0 2 13 10 6 0 0 .289 .449 .474 .184 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 CLE MLB 176 17 39 11 0 3 21 9 38 2 2 .241 .281 .364 .123 .221 -2.5 -0.4 -0.3
2004 CLE MLB 128 12 25 2 0 3 17 7 28 0 0 .214 .262 .308 .094 .181 -6.2 0.2 -0.6
2005 TBA MLB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.001 -0.2 -0.0 -0.0
2005 DUR AAA 370 48 74 19 0 11 44 37 80 0 0 .226 .309 .385 .159 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 CLE MLB 13 1 4 1 0 0 2 0 4 0 0 .308 .308 .385 .077 .330 0.8 -0.0 0.1
2006 BUF AAA 206 24 39 14 0 0 12 13 50 0 0 .207 .263 .282 .074 .194 -6.8 -0.8 -0.8

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

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2004 CLE $450,000
2003 CLE $400,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$850,000
2 yrTotal$850,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
5 y 146 d

Details
  • designated for assignment, sent outright to Triple-A 6/06 contract purchased 5/06 sent to minor-league camp 4/06 signed as a free agent from TB 12/05 (minor-league contract)
  • designated for assignment 4/05 contract purchased 4/05 signed as a free agent from CLE 12/04 (minor-league contract) $0.15M guar
  • re-signed 10/03 (avoided arbitration), 1 year/$0.45M (04)
  • contract purchased 3/03 1 year/$0.4M (03) (minor-league contract) 12/02
  • released, signed 3/02 (minor-league contract) recalled 9/01 designated for assignment 7/01 recalled 6/01

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Prospectus Q&A: Jack ZduriencikDavid Laurila2010-01-21
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: St. Louis Cardinals Top Ten ProspectsKevin Goldstein2006-12-21
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: June 22-26Christina Kahrl2006-06-28
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 19-21Christina Kahrl2006-05-22
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: American League, March 30-April 4Christina Kahrl2006-04-06
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: American League, December 15, 2005-February 13, 2006Christina Kahrl2006-02-14
Prospectus Notebook: Indians, Yankees, Devil RaysBaseball Prospectus2005-10-05
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 14-19, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-04-21
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 5-14, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-04-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Offseason - The EastsChristina Kahrl2005-02-14
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: September 30-October 26, 2004Christina Kahrl2004-11-03
Au Revoir, Mes Amours: Saying Goodbye to the ExposJonah Keri2004-09-29
Prospectus Matchups: A Trip Around the MajorsJim Baker2004-08-13
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: October 13-November 19Christina Kahrl2003-11-25
This article requires BP Premium access"This is Our Fault": The McClatchy Ownership as Team Builder, Part IISteven Goldman2003-08-21
Not-in-Book Players: 37 Guys We MissedBaseball Prospectus2003-04-11
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 25-April 6, 2003Christina Kahrl2003-04-09
Transaction Analysis: The CentralsChristina Kahrl2003-01-30


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