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Mike Nickeas C Blue Jays

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 31)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
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Birth Date2-13-1983
Height6' 0"
Weight210 lbs
Age31 years, 7 months, 19 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
-0.12010
0.02011
-0.32012
2013
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
2010 NYN 27 5 10 10 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .118 -1.3 -0.0 -0.1
2011 NYN 28 21 59 53 4 10 1 0 1 14 4 11 0 0 2 6 0 1 .189 .246 .264 .202 0.4 -0.1 0.0
2012 NYN 29 47 122 109 8 19 3 0 1 25 8 27 2 1 2 13 0 0 .174 .242 .229 .190 -3.5 0.6 -0.3
2013 TOR 30 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 -0.0 0.0
Career7419117212314024112432141901.180.241.238.190-4.40.4-0.4

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
2004 SPO A- 61 273 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .331 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 FRI AA 68 268 .216 .271 .334 .402 .252 .224 105 -9.4 5.8 3.5 -0.6 -1.0 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1
2006 BAK A+ 17 76 .256 .269 .335 .395 .267 .404 91 -0.2 1.5 0.9 0.2 -0.8 1.8 0.2 1.8 0.2
2006 BIN AA 4 15 .170 .265 .335 .385 .275 .250 87 -1.3 0.4 0.2 -0.1 0.0 -1.5 -0.2 -1.5 -0.2
2006 FRI AA 39 147 .249 .269 .355 .422 .278 .283 102 -1.2 3.1 1.9 0.0 -0.6 4.8 0.5 4.8 0.5
2007 SLU A+ 26 98 .244 .265 .333 .391 .257 .281 101 -1.7 2.9 0.9 0.2 -0.1 1.1 0.1 1.1 0.1
2007 BIN AA 65 237 .203 .259 .331 .392 .255 .256 100 -14.5 6.9 4 -1.1 -1.6 -4.4 -0.6 -4.4 -0.6
2008 BIN AA 17 59 .218 .250 .317 .359 .244 .209 94 -2.7 1.8 0.9 0.3 -0.7 -0.5 -0.0 -0.5 -0.0
2008 NWO AAA 54 184 .213 .283 .348 .449 .263 .273 97 -10 5.7 3.3 0.8 -0.4 -3.1 -0.2 -3.1 -0.2
2009 BIN AA 18 67 .201 .246 .323 .362 .257 .208 101 -4.2 1.9 1.2 0.5 -0.3 -0.8 -0.0 -0.8 -0.0
2009 BUF AAA 2 7 .087 .266 .315 .391 .240 .000 111 -1.3 0.2 0.1 -0.0 0.1 -0.6 -0.1 -0.6 -0.1
2010 NYN MLB 5 10 .118 .242 .317 .372 .258 .400 89 -1.4 0.3 0.2 -0.0 0.0 -1.3 -0.1 -1.3 -0.1
2010 BIN AA 82 318 .282 .259 .331 .400 .258 .323 108 7.4 9.1 5.1 0.3 -2.1 19.4 2.0 19.4 2.0
2010 BUF AAA 7 29 .196 .249 .330 .384 .252 .286 105 -2.1 0.9 0.5 0.2 -0.2 -1.3 -0.1 -1.3 -0.1
2011 NYN MLB 21 59 .202 .244 .312 .381 .257 .220 94 -3.4 1.6 0.9 -0.1 0.6 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0
2011 BUF AAA 60 192 .216 .260 .326 .390 .251 .239 94 -10 6.0 3.5 0.6 0.1 -0.8 -0.0 -0.8 -0.0
2012 NYN MLB 47 122 .190 .248 .303 .396 .254 .220 95 -8.4 3.3 2 0.6 -0.3 -3.5 -0.3 -3.5 -0.3
2012 BUF AAA 22 75 .313 .252 .321 .377 .248 .397 101 4.5 2.2 1.4 0.8 -1.1 5.0 0.6 5.0 0.6
2013 TOR MLB 1 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 -0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 BUF AAA 58 200 .186 .256 .333 .386 .257 .209 103 -16.2 5.8 3.3 -0.2 -2.3 -10.8 -1.1 -10.8 -1.1
2014 BUF AAA 49 177 .211 .263 .333 .397 .254 .231 100 -9.9 5.3 2.9 -1.3 -0.8 -1.4 -0.3 -1.4 -0.3

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
2004 SPO A- 273 42 67 18 0 10 55 33 53 2 0 .288 .382 .494 .206 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 FRI AA 268 22 49 7 1 5 24 20 43 1 1 .202 .264 .302 .099 .216 -0.1 -0.6 -0.1
2006 FRI AA 147 15 28 7 0 2 15 21 22 1 1 .248 .385 .363 .115 .249 4.8 0.0 0.5
2006 BAK A+ 76 6 19 4 0 0 6 6 17 0 0 .297 .400 .359 .062 .256 1.8 0.2 0.2
2006 BIN AA 15 1 2 0 0 0 3 1 4 0 0 .167 .286 .167 .000 .170 -1.5 -0.1 -0.2
2007 BIN AA 237 26 46 10 0 1 15 18 37 2 3 .217 .282 .278 .061 .203 -4.4 -1.1 -0.6
2007 SLU A+ 98 6 16 7 0 0 4 17 20 0 0 .208 .378 .299 .091 .244 1.1 0.2 0.1
2008 BIN AA 59 2 10 1 0 1 4 7 7 0 0 .196 .293 .275 .078 .218 -0.5 0.3 -0.0
2008 NWO AAA 184 16 35 9 0 2 17 14 42 0 1 .215 .278 .307 .092 .213 -3.1 0.8 -0.2
2009 BIN AA 67 3 10 1 0 0 7 9 9 0 0 .182 .288 .200 .018 .201 -0.8 0.5 -0.0
2009 BUF AAA 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .000 .143 .000 .000 .087 -0.6 -0.0 -0.1
2010 BUF AAA 29 1 6 1 0 0 0 1 7 0 0 .214 .241 .250 .036 .196 -1.3 0.2 -0.1
2010 BIN AA 318 27 75 15 0 5 33 49 43 1 1 .283 .403 .396 .113 .282 19.4 0.3 2.0
2010 NYN MLB 10 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .000 .118 -1.3 -0.0 -0.1
2011 BUF AAA 192 15 36 9 0 2 15 16 27 0 0 .214 .286 .304 .089 .216 -0.8 0.6 -0.0
2011 NYN MLB 59 4 10 1 0 1 6 4 11 0 1 .189 .246 .264 .075 .202 0.4 -0.1 0.0
2012 BUF AAA 75 10 24 6 0 1 6 6 9 0 0 .364 .405 .500 .136 .313 5.0 0.8 0.6
2012 NYN MLB 122 8 19 3 0 1 13 8 27 0 0 .174 .242 .229 .055 .190 -3.5 0.6 -0.3
2013 BUF AAA 200 16 29 12 0 1 11 17 40 0 0 .166 .255 .251 .086 .186 -10.8 -0.2 -1.1
2013 TOR MLB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 -0.0 0.0
2014 BUF AAA 177 13 31 2 0 3 17 18 30 1 0 .207 .285 .280 .073 .211 -1.4 -1.3 -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
2010 36 0.5556 0.5278 0.5263 0.7500 0.2500 0.6000 0.2500 0.4737
2011 236 0.5085 0.4195 0.7879 0.5167 0.3190 0.9032 0.5946 0.2121
2012 439 0.5740 0.4328 0.7842 0.5595 0.2620 0.8511 0.5918 0.2158
Career7110.55130.43320.77240.55490.28030.85570.57540.2276

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-07-25 2014-08-02 Minors 8 0 - Not Disclosed -
2014-06-15 2014-06-25 Minors 10 0 - Not Disclosed -
2012-04-28 2012-05-05 DTD 7 6 - General Medical Illness - -
2010-04-24 2010-05-02 Minors 8 0 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2009-07-18 2009-09-08 Minors 52 0 Right Elbow Surgery Bone Spurs 2009-08-01
2009-05-02 2009-06-20 Minors 49 0 Abdomen Strain Oblique -
2006-04-29 2006-05-08 Minors 9 0 - Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
2005-05-30 2005-07-14 Minors 45 40 Right Hand Fracture 2nd Metacarpal -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 TOR $
2013 TOR $
2012 NYN $480,880
2011 NYN $414,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$894,880
2 yrTotal$894,880

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 108 dCAA (Nez Balelo)1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by Toronto as a free agent 10/13 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by NY Mets 11/7/12 (minor-league contract). Acquired by Toronto in trade from NY Mets 12/17/12. Contract selected by Toronto 9/3/13. Sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 10/4/13.
  • 1 year/$0.4808M (2012). Re-signed by NY Mets 3/12. Sent outright to Triple-A by NY Mets 11/2/12.
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011). Re-signed by NY Mets 3/2/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Contract purchased by NY Mets 9/2/10.
  • Acquired by NY Mets in trade from Texas 8/30/06.
  • Drafted by Texas 2004 (5-141) (Georgia Tech). $0.2M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .197 .267 .251 .209
11 vs R (Multi) .156 .211 .218 .170
18 Split (Multi) -.041 -.057 -.033 -.039
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.013 -.023 -.037 -.020
30 vs L (2013) .000 .000 .000 .000
31 vs R (2013) .000 .000 .000 .000
38 Split (2013) .000 .000 .000 .000
39 LgAvg (2013) -.011 -.021 -.036 -.019

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BP Articles

Mike Nickeas is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
BP Unfiltered: Munenori Kawasaki Tries to SurviveBen Lindbergh2013-05-23
This article requires BP Premium accessPebble Hunting: Fixing the Holes, National LeagueSam Miller2013-02-22
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Mets Deal Dickey to Toronto? UPDATEDJason Parks2012-12-17
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Mets Deal Dickey to Toronto? UPDATEDBen Lindbergh2012-12-17
Transaction Analysis: Mathis for Smart People? *UPDATED*R.J. Anderson2012-08-15
Transaction Analysis: Mathis for Smart People? *UPDATED*Sam Miller2012-08-15
The Week in Quotes: May 28-June 3Jonah Birenbaum2012-06-04
The Week in Quotes: May 28-June 3Matthew Rocco2012-06-04
The Week in Quotes: May 28-June 3Hudson Belinsky2012-06-04
The Week in Quotes: May 28-June 3Andrew Koo2012-06-04
Tater Trot Tracker: Trot Times for May 26Larry Granillo2012-05-27
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: The Phallin' PhilliesJay Jaffe2012-05-09
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Game of the Week: The Accounts and Descriptions of this GameR.J. Anderson2012-04-24
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: You've Never Been This Far BeforeJay Jaffe2012-04-12
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessPreseason Value Picks: Second, Short, and Catcher for 3/16/12Michael Jong2012-03-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Beltran, the Bad, and the Backup CatcherBen Lindbergh2011-12-27
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Love Me Non-TenderR.J. Anderson2011-12-14
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Beat: Tout Wars FAAB Update 4/25Jason Collette2011-04-26
This article requires BP Premium accessPurpose Pitches: NL NRIs of NoteChristina Kahrl2011-02-24
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: NL East UpdateChristina Kahrl2011-01-05
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Braves, Marlins, MetsChristina Kahrl2010-09-21
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Double-A PreviewKevin Goldstein2007-04-06


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Advanced Catching Metrics

Year Framing Chances Extra Strikes Framing Runs Framing Runs per 7000 Blocking Chances PB/WP Saved Blocking Runs Blocking Runs per 7000 Total Receiving Runs Total Receiving Runs per 7000
2010 228 7 1.0 29.3 135 -0.0 -0.0 -0.1 1.0 29.2
2011 1241 8 0.9 5.1 686 -0.2 -0.1 -0.7 0.8 4.4
2012 2499 22 4.4 12.3 1480 -0.0 0.0 0.1 4.4 12.3
2013 1 0 0.0 10.7 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 10.7
total 3969 41 6.3 11.2 2301 -0.3 -0.1 -0.2 6.3 11.0

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