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Melky Mesa CFBlue Jays

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 27)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
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Birth Date1-31-1987
Height6' 1"
Weight190 lbs
Age27 years, 7 months, 21 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
2011
-0.12012
0.32013
0.62014
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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
2012 NYA 25 3 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .358 -0.6 -0.0 -0.1
2013 NYA 26 5 14 13 2 5 2 0 0 7 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .385 .429 .538 .349 2.3 0.3 0.3
Career8161526200812000201.400.438.533.3501.70.30.2

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
2006 YAN Rk 40 159 .224 .250 .338 .352 .266 .276 93 -6.2 4.6 -0.9 -0.2 0.5 -1.1 -0.1 -1.1 -0.1
2007 YAN Rk 49 169 .245 .253 .330 .373 .259 .340 104 -2.7 5.0 -0.3 4.2 1.0 6.3 1.0 6.3 1.0
2008 STA A- 46 128 .253 .256 .336 .373 .265 .256 97 -1 3.7 -0.7 -1.6 -0.9 2.5 0.1 2.5 0.1
2009 CSC A 133 564 .281 .256 .328 .368 .267 .298 95 12 15.9 -4.1 6.6 3.1 29.8 3.8 29.8 3.8
2010 TAM A+ 121 507 .313 .253 .325 .369 .263 .324 87 27.7 14.0 0.3 8.0 6.6 51.4 6.0 51.4 6.0
2011 TAM A+ 4 17 .358 .265 .325 .401 .260 .250 97 1.9 0.5 -0.1 0.2 0.1 2.1 0.2 2.1 0.2
2011 TRN AA 105 433 .285 .253 .320 .386 .264 .353 86 12.1 12.8 0 -4.5 2.2 24.7 2.0 24.7 2.0
2011 ESC Wnt 20 53 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .263 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 NYA MLB 3 2 .358 .272 .342 .410 .275 .500 103 0.2 0.1 0 -0.0 -0.9 -0.6 -0.1 -0.6 -0.1
2012 TRN AA 88 371 .285 .266 .334 .406 .265 .318 104 9.5 10.2 0.4 -1.0 6.3 28.0 2.8 28.0 2.8
2012 SWB AAA 33 133 .282 .254 .320 .384 .251 .270 97 3.3 4.0 0.4 -1.2 0.0 7.9 0.7 7.9 0.7
2012 ESC Wnt 14 62 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .316 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 NYA MLB 5 14 .349 .235 .297 .359 .244 .455 103 1.2 0.4 -0.1 0.3 0.1 2.3 0.3 2.3 0.3
2013 SWB AAA 84 332 .266 .264 .336 .399 .261 .361 97 2.1 9.4 0.3 1.7 0.2 12.2 1.4 12.2 1.4
2014 NHP AA 35 138 .259 .259 .321 .384 .259 .315 100 -0.1 3.8 0 -3.1 1.2 5.6 0.3 5.6 0.3
2014 BUF AAA 3 12 .259 .263 .322 .404 .250 .429 97 0 0.4 -0.1 0.5 -0.1 -0.3 0.0 -0.3 0.0
2014 OMA AAA 23 81 .312 .259 .329 .402 .264 .372 92 4.8 2.4 -0.7 0.4 0.0 8.0 0.8 8.0 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
2006 YAN Rk 159 20 30 7 2 3 22 11 45 3 3 .207 .266 .345 .138 .224 -1.1 -0.2 -0.1
2007 YAN Rk 169 27 36 10 2 3 13 9 55 5 3 .235 .292 .386 .150 .245 6.3 4.2 1.0
2008 STA A- 128 19 27 5 2 7 23 4 38 4 1 .221 .250 .467 .246 .253 2.5 -1.6 0.1
2009 CSC A 564 76 112 24 7 20 74 51 168 18 6 .225 .311 .423 .197 .281 29.8 6.6 3.8
2010 TAM A+ 507 81 116 21 9 19 74 44 129 31 9 .260 .341 .475 .215 .313 51.4 8.0 6.0
2011 ESC Wnt 53 6 10 3 3 0 4 4 10 1 0 .208 .283 .396 .188 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 TRN AA 433 58 97 24 4 9 46 36 129 18 13 .251 .329 .404 .153 .285 24.7 -4.5 2.0
2011 TAM A+ 17 1 2 1 0 0 1 3 4 1 0 .167 .412 .250 .083 .358 2.1 0.2 0.2
2012 SWB AAA 133 19 29 8 1 9 21 7 43 5 1 .230 .271 .524 .294 .282 7.9 -1.2 0.7
2012 TRN AA 371 60 92 18 1 14 46 29 75 17 3 .277 .344 .464 .187 .285 28.0 -1.0 2.8
2012 NYA MLB 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .000 .358 -0.6 -0.0 -0.1
2012 ESC Wnt 62 13 14 5 1 2 12 4 17 2 0 .250 .295 .482 .232 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 SWB AAA 332 40 82 15 3 13 39 11 112 13 2 .261 .295 .452 .191 .266 12.2 1.7 1.4
2013 NYA MLB 14 2 5 2 0 0 1 1 2 0 1 .385 .429 .538 .154 .349 2.3 0.3 0.3
2014 BUF AAA 12 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 .250 .250 .333 .083 .259 -0.3 0.5 0.0
2014 OMA AAA 81 11 21 3 0 5 10 4 26 1 0 .284 .346 .527 .243 .312 8.0 0.4 0.8
2014 NHP AA 138 17 33 9 1 4 10 5 33 1 2 .256 .304 .434 .178 .259 5.6 -3.1 0.3

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
2012 5 0.4000 0.6000 1.0000 1.0000 0.3333 1.0000 1.0000 0.0000
2013 59 0.5424 0.6102 0.7500 0.8438 0.3333 0.8148 0.5556 0.2500
Career640.53130.60940.76950.8560.33330.82930.59030.2305

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-06-13 2014-08-05 Minors 53 0 - Not Disclosed -
2011-05-27 2011-06-29 Minors 33 0 Back Stiffness -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 KCA $
2013 NYA $
2012 NYA $
2011 NYA $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 37 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/28/13 (minor-league contract). Acquired by Toronto in trade from Kansas City 5/25/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by NY Yankees 3/13. DFA by NY Mets 9/1/13.
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012). Re-signed by NY Yankees 3/7/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Contract purchased by NY Yankees 11/1/10.
  • Signed 2006 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .545 .545 .727 .460
11 vs R (Multi) .294 .368 .412 .279
18 Split (Multi) -.251 -.177 -.316 -.181
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.013 -.023 -.037 -.020
30 vs L (2013) .600 .600 .800 .505
31 vs R (2013) .250 .333 .375 .256
38 Split (2013) -.350 -.267 -.425 -.249
39 LgAvg (2013) -.011 -.021 -.036 -.019

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BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
Overthinking It: Internet Commenters Try to Trade for David PriceBen Lindbergh2014-01-24
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: International Winter League Games of December 3Jeff Moore2013-12-04
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 3, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-03
Transaction Analysis: Alfonso Soriano Joins the Worst Right-Handed-Hitting Team of All TimeBen Lindbergh2013-07-26
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 21, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-21
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 20, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-20
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Wednesday, May 8Zach Mortimer2013-05-09
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Monday, April 8Zach Mortimer2013-04-09
Perfect Game Presents: 2013 Rookie of the Year CandidatesDavid Rawnsley2013-03-29
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of February 28Jason Martinez2013-03-01
This article requires BP Premium accessRumor Roundup: A Snag in the Grand PlanDaniel Rathman2013-02-25
Overthinking It: Internet Commenters Try to Trade for Giancarlo StantonBen Lindbergh2013-01-03
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: ALDS Game Three Recap: Yankees 3, Orioles 2Ben Lindbergh2012-10-11
BP Unfiltered: The Emotional Ups and Downs of a Major-League DebutBen Lindbergh2012-09-22
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of August 20Kevin Goldstein2012-08-21
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of April 16Kevin Goldstein2012-04-17
Future Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of May 11Kevin Goldstein2011-05-12
Future Shock: Opening Day MadnessKevin Goldstein2011-04-08
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: An Ideal Road TripKevin Goldstein2011-04-07
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Prospect Preview: AL EastKevin Goldstein2011-03-25
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 accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of August 10Kevin Goldstein2010-08-11
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of August 5Kevin Goldstein2010-08-06
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


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