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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 26)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
250 .239 7 24 29 0 .235 -0.4
Birth Date10-27-1987
Height6' 4"
Weight205 lbs
Age26 years, 11 months, 28 days
BatsL
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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
2014 COL 26 31 66 63 8 20 4 0 4 36 2 19 1 0 0 10 0 0 .317 .348 .571 .294 1.0 1.2 0.2
Career316663820404362191001000.317.348.571.2941.01.20.2

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
2009 TRI A- 44 191 .288 .258 .337 .374 .268 .338 92 6 5.9 -3.8 3.3 1.8 9.5 1.3 9.5 1.3
2010 MOD A+ 130 541 .291 .273 .345 .422 .265 .383 103 18.6 16.5 -10.4 0.2 0.5 26.3 2.7 26.3 2.7
2011 TUL AA 136 597 .238 .263 .333 .408 .255 .282 107 -14.8 17.6 -11.2 -0.1 -1.2 -10.5 -1.1 -10.5 -1.1
2012 TUL AA 120 478 .260 .256 .326 .386 .265 .313 95 -0.2 13.2 -8.4 -4.0 0.6 5.7 0.2 5.7 0.2
2013 CSP AAA 123 502 .291 .275 .342 .426 .269 .366 111 17.1 14.4 -9.2 6.5 0.8 21.9 2.9 21.9 2.9
2014 COL MLB 31 66 .294 .236 .299 .373 .250 .400 124 2.1 1.7 -0.8 1.2 -1.5 1.0 0.2 1.0 0.2
2014 CSP AAA 117 497 .296 .265 .332 .408 .261 .362 107 20.3 14.9 -9.3 11.2 -1.5 22.5 3.4 22.5 3.4

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
2009 TRI A- 191 28 49 10 2 1 25 12 32 2 1 .280 .330 .377 .097 .288 9.5 3.3 1.3
2010 MOD A+ 541 65 155 29 8 12 83 33 113 5 4 .311 .358 .474 .163 .291 26.3 0.2 2.7
2011 TUL AA 597 69 132 29 4 19 78 40 132 2 3 .241 .296 .413 .172 .238 -10.5 -0.1 -1.1
2012 TUL AA 478 58 111 18 3 13 53 37 113 1 4 .255 .314 .399 .144 .260 5.7 -4.0 0.2
2013 CSP AAA 502 64 134 32 10 18 79 37 128 2 2 .292 .345 .523 .231 .291 21.9 6.5 2.9
2014 CSP AAA 497 76 128 32 6 20 76 58 119 4 5 .294 .378 .533 .239 .296 22.5 11.2 3.4
2014 COL MLB 66 8 20 4 0 4 10 2 19 0 0 .317 .348 .571 .254 .294 1.0 1.2 0.2

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
2014 244 0.5164 0.5205 0.7717 0.6667 0.3644 0.7976 0.7209 0.2283
Career2440.51640.52050.77170.66670.36440.79760.72090.2283

Injury History

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

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 COL $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Contract selected by Colorado 7/21/14.
  • Drafted by Colorado 2009 (3-90) (Clemson). $0.391M signing bonus.

2014 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/11/2014 05:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
90o 512 58 134 28 5 17 65 34 126 1 1 .281 .327 .465 .273 10.2 1B 0, 3B 0 1.2
80o 491 53 120 25 4 15 60 31 124 1 1 .266 .311 .440 .259 3.4 1B 0, 3B 0 0.4
70o 475 50 112 23 4 14 56 29 122 1 1 .255 .299 .422 .249 -1.2 1B 0, 3B 0 -0.1
60o 462 47 106 22 4 13 53 27 120 1 1 .246 .289 .407 .241 -4.9 1B 0, 3B 0 -0.5
50o 450 44 101 21 4 13 50 25 119 1 1 .237 .280 .393 .233 -8.1 1B 0, 3B 0 -0.8
40o 438 42 93 19 3 12 47 24 117 1 1 .229 .270 .379 .225 -11.2 1B 0, 3B 0 -1.2
30o 425 39 87 18 3 11 45 22 115 1 1 .220 .260 .364 .217 -14.3 1B 0, 3B 0 -1.5
20o 409 36 81 17 3 10 41 20 113 1 1 .209 .248 .346 .207 -17.6 1B 0, 3B 0 -1.9
10o 388 32 72 15 3 9 37 18 109 1 1 .195 .232 .322 .193 -21.8 1B 0, 3B 0 -2.3
Weighted Mean4564510321413512611911.241.284.399.236-6.71B 0, 3B 0-0.7

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
0% 1% 0% 6% 7%

Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2014 Projections)

Playing time estimates are based on performance, not Depth Charts.
Year Age PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP VORP BRR POS_ADJ REP_ADJ RAA FRAA
201527250275412272816650.233.284.390.2470.33.1-0.5-3.614.9-7.80.1
201628250295511283016670.239.288.411.2530.76.6-0.4-3.614.9-4.40.1
20172939244861831145261030.237.287.395.2480.21.3-0.7-5.614.9-7.40.2
201830631711382951872431660.235.287.393.247-0.3-2.8-1.1-9.014.9-7.60.3
201931602681302641869401590.235.286.395.247-0.2-2.4-1.0-8.614.9-7.80.3
202032636681322751668431720.225.277.368.236-1.0-9.7-1.1-9.114.9-14.50.3
202133615671332651566431520.236.289.378.243-0.5-4.9-1.0-8.814.9-10.00.3
202234609641262441462441530.225.281.357.234-1.1-10.4-1.0-8.714.9-15.70.3
202335640681372651567441590.232.284.369.238-0.9-8.3-1.1-9.114.9-13.00.3

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
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1 95 Erik Lis 2010 .000 DNP
2 95 Mauro Gomez 2011 .000 DNP
3 94 Michael Bianucci 2012 .000 DNP
4 94 Chad Santos 2007 .000 DNP
5 94 Brian Mc Fall 2010 .000 DNP
6 93 Kiel Roling 2013 .000 DNP
7 93 Gabriel Martinez 2009 .000 DNP
8 93 Jason Fransz 2007 .000 DNP
9 92 Jeremie Tice 2013 .000 DNP
10 91 Ryan Roberson 2010 .000 DNP
11 90 Joel Guzman 2011 .000 DNP
12 90 Josh Mazzola 2012 .000 DNP
13 90 Rebel Ridling 2012 .000 DNP
14 89 Chris Carlson 2010 .000 DNP
15 89 Michael Bertram 2010 .000 DNP
16 89 Larry Broadway 2007 .000 DNP
17 89 Luke Anders 2013 .000 DNP
18 89 Wes Hodges 2011 .000 DNP
19 89 Eduardo Perez 2011 .000 DNP
20 88 Thomas Collaro 2009 .000 DNP
21 88 Michael Aubrey 2008 .219
22 88 Chris Errecart 2011 .000 DNP
23 88 Brett Bonvechio 2009 .000 DNP
24 88 Matt Mangini 2012 .000 DNP
25 88 Ben Lasater 2010 .000 DNP
26 87 Brock Peterson 2010 .000 DNP
27 87 Doug Deeds 2007 .000 DNP
28 87 Tommy Everidge 2009 .221
29 87 Wes Bankston 2010 .000 DNP
30 87 Logan Parker 2011 .000 DNP
31 87 Jacob Butler 2009 .000 DNP
32 87 Garrett Jones 2007 .209
33 86 Tim Pahuta 2009 .000 DNP
34 86 Cody Overbeck 2012 .000 DNP
35 86 Gabe Jacobo 2013 .000 DNP
36 86 Johan Limonta 2010 .000 DNP
37 86 Daniel Matienzo 2007 .000 DNP
38 85 Luke Murton 2012 .000 DNP
39 85 Sean Halton 2013 .233
40 85 Jamie Romak 2012 .000 DNP
41 85 Jim Murphy 2012 .000 DNP
42 85 Joe Koshansky 2008 .245
43 85 Adam Abraham 2013 .000 DNP
44 85 Curt Smith 2013 .000 DNP
45 85 Kevin Smith 2010 .000 DNP
46 85 Andres Perez 2010 .000 DNP
47 85 James Van Ostrand 2011 .000 DNP
48 84 Reynaldo Rodriguez 2012 .000 DNP
49 84 Matthew Brown 2009 .000 DNP
50 84 Rawley Bishop 2012 .000 DNP
51 84 Miles Durham 2009 .000 DNP
52 84 Ian Gac 2012 .000 DNP
53 84 Henry Wrigley 2013 .000 DNP
54 84 Jake Fox 2009 .273
55 84 Rhyne Hughes 2010 .207
56 84 Craig Cooper 2011 .000 DNP
57 84 Beau Mills 2013 .000 DNP
58 84 Aaron Bates 2010 .000 DNP
59 84 Neil Medchill 2013 .000 DNP
60 84 Cole Garner 2011 .184
61 84 Spike McDougall 2010 .000 DNP
62 84 Matt McBride 2011 .000 DNP
63 84 Jared Clark 2012 .000 DNP
64 83 Matt Carson 2008 .000 DNP
65 83 Ryan Mount 2013 .000 DNP
66 83 Aaron Peel 2009 .000 DNP
67 83 Matthew Repec 2010 .000 DNP
68 83 Nick Francis 2012 .000 DNP
69 83 Joe Mahoney 2013 .273
70 83 Bryan LaHair 2009 .000 DNP
71 83 Raul Reyes 2013 .000 DNP
72 83 Carlo Testa 2013 .000 DNP
73 83 Nate Freiman 2013 .262
74 83 Jesus Guzman 2010 .000 DNP
75 83 Chad Tracy 2012 .000 DNP
76 83 Shawn Bowman 2011 .000 DNP
77 83 Jason Cooper 2007 .000 DNP
78 83 Cody Puckett 2013 .000 DNP
79 82 Drew Locke 2009 .000 DNP
80 82 Michael Jones 2011 .000 DNP
81 82 Caleb Stewart 2008 .000 DNP
82 82 Jason Perry 2007 .000 DNP
83 82 Jason Stokes 2008 .000 DNP
84 82 Jeffrey Eure 2007 .000 DNP
85 82 Chris Lubanski 2011 .000 DNP
86 82 Ben Harrison 2008 .000 DNP
87 82 Brandon Barnes 2012 .194
88 82 Matt Macri 2008 .274
89 82 Cody Strait 2009 .000 DNP
90 82 Jordan Lennerton 2012 .000 DNP
91 82 Brian Barden 2007 .175
92 82 Casey Rogowski 2007 .000 DNP
93 82 Roger Kieschnick 2013 .196
94 82 Brandon Tripp 2011 .000 DNP
95 82 Hector Gimenez 2009 .000 DNP
96 82 Ray Sadler 2007 .000 DNP
97 82 Mark Shorey 2011 .000 DNP
98 82 Ryan Goleski 2008 .000 DNP
99 81 Jon Zeringue 2009 .000 DNP
100 81 Blake Lalli 2009 .000 DNP

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BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2011 A third-round pick out of Clemson in 2009, big first baseman Ben Paulsen hit well in High-A in 2010, but his power and patience are lacking for his position, and he has yet to face the big test at Double-A.

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This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: The Other Guys, Part Two: National LeagueMike Gianella2014-09-15
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The ReCall-UpsSam Miller2014-09-03
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Episode 31Ben Murphy2014-08-14
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Episode 31Ian Lefkowitz2014-08-14
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Episode 31Jared Weiss2014-08-14
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDeep Impact: Week 16Ben Carsley2014-07-22


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2014-09-08 13:00:00 (link to chat)So which active player makes you most happy?
(Pharrell from Virginia )
Ben Paulsen. Among star-types: Sal Perez, Sean Doolittle, Dellin Betances. (Sam Miller)
2014-09-05 13:00:00 (link to chat)Thanks for chatting with us, Cory. Two questions for you: 1. Will MLB.tv have any televised broadcasts during the postseason? 2. Should I take Ben Paulsen at all seriously, this month or as a sleeper next spring?
(Orion from CA)
Thanks, glad to! Yes, MLB.TV will cover the entire postseason, and I believe with some new features to keep an eye out for. And for Paulsen, his minor league numbers were so-so and Morneau is under contract for another year, so I wouldn't get too excited. (Cory Schwartz)


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