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Portrait of Peter O'Brien

Peter O'Brien RFRoyals

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
2 79 .176 .228 .446 .225 -0.2
Birth Date7-15-1990
Height6' 4"
Weight235 lbs
Age26 years, 6 months, 8 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2012
2013
2014
0.22015
-0.42016
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
2015 ARI 24 8 12 10 1 4 1 0 1 8 2 5 0 0 0 3 0 0 .400 .500 .800 .433 2.0 -0.1 0.2
2016 ARI 25 28 67 64 6 9 1 0 5 25 3 27 0 0 0 9 0 0 .141 .179 .391 .188 -3.6 -0.4 -0.4
Career367974713206335320001200.176.228.446.225-1.6-0.6-0.2

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
2012 STA A- 48 213 .248 .238 .309 .335 .000 .233 96 -2.6 5.8 1.2 1.0 -1.3 3.2 0.4 3.2 0.4
2012 YAN Rk 4 14 .273 .247 .327 .354 .000 .385 91 0.2 0.4 0.1 -0.0 0.1 0.8 0.1 0.8 0.1
2013 CSC A 53 226 .396 .250 .327 .371 .000 .397 90 32.2 6.4 3.9 -4.5 0.9 43.3 4.1 43.3 4.1
2013 TAM A+ 66 280 .280 .255 .327 .368 .000 .326 96 6.1 8.2 0.2 -5.0 0.1 14.6 1.0 14.6 1.0
2014 TAM A+ 30 119 .349 .255 .319 .370 .000 .351 102 11.7 3.5 1.5 0.1 -0.1 16.6 1.7 16.6 1.7
2014 MOB AA 4 14 .402 .249 .303 .385 .000 .571 85 2 0.4 0.1 1.5 -0.2 2.4 0.4 2.4 0.4
2014 TRN AA 72 294 .291 .259 .324 .393 .000 .253 99 9.4 8.1 -2.5 -6.2 -0.9 14.1 0.8 14.1 0.8
2015 ARI MLB 8 12 .433 .247 .300 .364 .000 .750 102 2 0.3 0 -0.1 -0.3 2.0 0.2 2.0 0.2
2015 RNO AAA 131 534 .293 .277 .335 .425 .000 .328 115 18.5 14.8 -3.9 -8.5 -0.1 29.4 2.1 29.4 2.1
2016 ARI MLB 28 67 .188 .264 .326 .437 .272 .125 108 -4.9 1.9 -0.4 -0.4 -0.2 -3.6 -0.4 -3.6 -0.4
2016 RNO AAA 105 434 .269 .271 .333 .418 .269 .332 109 4.3 12.2 -4.6 -1.6 2.9 14.8 1.4 14.8 1.4

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
2012 STA A- 213 27 40 8 0 10 32 10 61 0 1 .202 .249 .394 .192 .248 3.2 1.0 0.4
2012 YAN Rk 14 2 5 2 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 .357 .357 .500 .143 .273 0.8 -0.0 0.1
2013 TAM A+ 280 31 67 17 3 11 55 19 76 0 1 .265 .314 .486 .221 .280 14.6 -5.0 1.0
2013 CSC A 226 47 63 22 1 11 41 22 58 0 0 .325 .394 .619 .294 .396 43.3 -4.5 4.1
2014 TRN AA 294 47 67 14 1 23 51 16 77 0 0 .245 .296 .555 .310 .291 14.1 -6.2 0.8
2014 MOB AA 14 1 5 0 0 1 4 1 5 0 0 .385 .429 .615 .231 .402 2.4 1.5 0.4
2014 TAM A+ 119 19 36 9 1 10 19 4 29 0 0 .321 .353 .688 .366 .349 16.6 0.1 1.7
2015 RNO AAA 534 77 139 35 9 26 107 31 124 1 3 .284 .332 .551 .267 .293 29.4 -8.5 2.1
2015 ARI MLB 12 1 4 1 0 1 3 2 5 0 0 .400 .500 .800 .400 .433 2.0 -0.1 0.2
2016 RNO AAA 434 64 103 20 5 24 75 23 147 2 0 .254 .295 .505 .251 .269 14.8 -1.6 1.4
2016 ARI MLB 67 6 9 1 0 5 9 3 27 0 0 .141 .179 .391 .250 .188 -3.6 -0.4 -0.4

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
2015 45 0.3333 0.4667 0.3810 0.6667 0.3667 0.5000 0.2727 0.6190 20 -0.000396
2016 244 0.4344 0.6189 0.5497 0.8396 0.4493 0.7416 0.2742 0.4503 0 0.000000
Career2890.41870.59520.52340.81270.43640.7040.2740.47663.1142-0.0001

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
2014-08-07 - Minors - - - Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2017 KCA $
2016 ARI $
2015 ARI $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 82 d2017

Details
  • 2017. Acquired by Kansas City in trade 1/3/17 after being DFA by Arizona 12/23/16.
  • 1 year (2016). Re-signed by Arizona 3/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Contract selected by Arizona 9/8/15.
  • Acquired by Arizona in trade from NY Yankees 7/31/14.
  • Drafted by NY Yankees 2012 (2-94) (Miami). $0.46M signing bonus ($0.5078M slot).

Previous Year Preseason Upside By Year

Yr Proj 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 PEAK 5
2015out of baseball1.23.8132.43.220.4

Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) 1.000 1.000 2.333 .988
11 vs R (Multi) .143 .250 .143 .155
18 Split (Multi) -.857 -.750 -2.190 -.834
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.012 -.023 -.032 -.018
30 vs L (2015) 1.000 1.000 2.333 .988
31 vs R (2015) .143 .250 .143 .155
38 Split (2015) -.857 -.750 -2.190 -.834
39 LgAvg (2015) -.009 -.021 -.026 -.016

Definition of multi-year splits

BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2016 In July 1961, psychologist Stanley Milgram conducted experiments on obedience to authority. He set out to discover how much pain a person would inflict on another if a man in a uniform ordered it. The answer, it turned out, was a lot—most subjects were willing to send 450 volts of electricity into a helpless and innocent stranger. And so we get to understand the poor, cowed soul who carried out the task of keeping the stiff-handed, yips-stricken O'Brien behind the plate in spring training. Thankfully, the Diamondbacks ended the experiment late in camp, after which O'Brien flourished, swatting 70 extra-base hits at Triple-A Reno and earning a cup of coffee as an outfielder. The length in his swing will always result in strikeouts by the bushel, but when he makes contact, he usually puts a charge into the ball. O'Brien profiles best at first base, but he's expected to break in as a corner outfielder. That's likely to be a short-lived experiment, too, but this one will be more like a 10-volt charge at worst.
2015 Acquired from the Yankees for Martin Prado at the trade deadline, O'Brien enjoyed a breakout 2014. His strong performance earned him a spot in both the Futures Game and on the Eastern League All-Star team, as well as a trip to the Arizona Fall League. O'Brien employs a swing longer than "The English Patient," and packs nearly as much power—helping him finish the season with 34 home runs, good for fifth in the minor leagues. It remains to be seen where Arizona will play O'Brien, as the Yankees had been using him at catcher, first, third and designated hitter. The Diamondbacks hope that O'Brien can mature into a Mark Trumbo-type hitter, as he already resembles the slugger in the field.
2014 A catcher in college and his first pro season, 2012 second-rounder and bat-only power prospect Pete O’Brien’s future is at first base. He spent most of his time in Tampa at DH and third base, where he committed 18 errors in 38 games.

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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
2012 asx 0 .000 0.0 1600 -.000 0.0 52 .026 .010 -0.8 -0.8 0.0
2013 afx 0 .000 0.0 2499 .005 -4.0 72 .004 .017 -0.2 -4.2 0.0
2013 afa 0 .000 0.0 528 .000 -0.1 13 -.006 .001 0.0 -0.0 0.0
2014 afa 0 .000 0.0 1128 .002 -0.6 26 .076 .008 -1.3 -1.8 0.0
2014 aax 1560 .000 0.1 884 .002 -0.6 27 .095 .020 -1.5 -2.0 0.0
2015 aaa 883 .003 0.4 537 .000 -0.0 15 -.014 .001 0.1 0.5 0.0

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