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2014 Rest-of-Season Projections (seasonal age 28)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
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Birth Date7-25-1985
Height5' 10"
Weight190 lbs
Age29 years, 1 months, 3 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
-0.22010
0.72011
0.72012
0.62013
-0.32014
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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 PIT 24 19 25 23 2 6 1 0 0 7 1 8 0 0 1 0 1 1 .261 .292 .304 .219 -1.1 -0.5 -0.2
2011 PIT 25 52 231 215 27 64 12 6 4 100 13 40 1 1 1 20 9 3 .298 .339 .465 .283 10.7 -4.1 0.7
2012 PIT 26 104 370 346 46 82 14 7 10 140 18 72 2 0 4 25 9 7 .237 .279 .405 .246 4.3 2.0 0.7
2013 MIN 27 28 122 113 9 32 4 1 1 41 8 21 1 0 0 11 1 3 .283 .336 .363 .266 4.6 0.5 0.6
2013 PIT 27 29 73 72 8 19 1 1 2 28 1 18 0 0 0 4 0 1 .264 .274 .389 .246 -0.2 0.3 0.0
2014 HOU 28 70 221 206 18 52 5 1 5 74 11 34 1 2 1 13 4 0 .252 .291 .359 .242 0.4 -2.7 -0.3
Career302104297511025537162239052193537732415.262.301.400.25518.6-4.41.5

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
2006 WPT A- 61 244 .302 .245 .313 .340 .259 .331 90 7.9 5.2 -0.8 -2.6 1.9 15.2 1.4 15.2 1.4
2007 HIC A 121 553 .272 .265 .337 .407 .261 .350 112 7.3 16.7 -0.1 -6.3 5.5 28.1 2.2 28.1 2.2
2008 LYN A+ 82 325 .259 .255 .331 .390 .260 .288 104 -0.3 9.7 0.9 2.3 -2.4 8.3 1.1 8.3 1.1
2009 LYN A+ 115 456 .256 .252 .331 .380 .259 .309 97 -2.1 14.0 -0.4 -1.7 -0.6 6.5 0.5 6.5 0.5
2010 PIT MLB 19 25 .219 .240 .309 .383 .255 .400 92 -1 0.7 -0.1 -0.5 -0.5 -1.1 -0.2 -1.1 -0.2
2010 ALT AA 67 269 .327 .253 .326 .383 .252 .385 95 19.1 7.7 -1.7 1.3 1.1 25.9 2.8 25.9 2.8
2010 IND AAA 69 296 .269 .263 .331 .413 .253 .329 105 3 9.1 0.6 -0.7 2.7 15.6 1.4 15.6 1.4
2011 PIT MLB 52 231 .283 .258 .321 .407 .264 .349 98 5.3 6.2 -1.3 -4.1 0.8 10.7 0.7 10.7 0.7
2011 BRD A+ 2 7 .204 .303 .344 .425 .273 .167 101 -0.4 0.2 0 -0.1 0.5 -0.1 -0.0 -0.1 -0.0
2011 IND AAA 87 376 .301 .265 .329 .403 .257 .376 94 18.4 11.7 -2 5.9 1.2 31.2 3.5 31.2 3.5
2012 PIT MLB 104 370 .246 .261 .322 .412 .263 .273 97 -5.3 10.1 -2.3 2.0 3.1 4.3 0.7 4.3 0.7
2012 IND AAA 40 179 .299 .268 .334 .409 .257 .341 99 7.8 5.3 -0.4 0.2 0.1 12.8 1.3 12.8 1.3
2013 MIN MLB 28 122 .266 .244 .309 .383 .259 .341 99 0.7 3.2 0.3 0.5 1.1 4.6 0.6 4.6 0.6
2013 PIT MLB 29 73 .246 .243 .306 .369 .246 .327 97 -1 1.9 -0.5 0.3 -0.7 -0.2 0.0 -0.2 0.0
2013 IND AAA 89 391 .281 .256 .329 .387 .256 .343 100 9 11.2 0.4 -6.4 3.1 23.6 1.7 23.6 1.7
2014 HOU MLB 70 221 .242 .247 .309 .383 .255 .278 103 -3.8 5.7 -1.1 -2.7 1.0 0.4 -0.3 0.4 -0.3
2014 TCV A- 2 6 .305 .206 .280 .300 .215 .250 106 0.3 0.2 -0.1 0.1 0.5 0.8 0.1 0.8 0.1

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 WPT A- 244 26 58 7 8 3 23 17 55 3 3 .260 .314 .404 .143 .302 15.2 -2.6 1.4
2007 HIC A 553 79 145 22 8 11 63 45 108 18 10 .293 .347 .436 .143 .272 28.1 -6.3 2.2
2008 LYN A+ 325 39 74 15 1 6 35 29 50 13 6 .258 .323 .380 .122 .259 8.3 2.3 1.1
2009 LYN A+ 456 51 107 17 11 4 37 30 87 9 5 .257 .302 .379 .122 .256 6.5 -1.7 0.5
2010 ALT AA 269 42 86 13 7 6 47 19 33 5 1 .350 .399 .533 .183 .327 25.9 1.3 2.8
2010 IND AAA 296 44 80 15 6 6 38 22 42 8 7 .294 .348 .460 .165 .269 15.6 -0.7 1.4
2010 PIT MLB 25 2 6 1 0 0 0 1 8 1 1 .261 .292 .304 .043 .219 -1.1 -0.5 -0.2
2011 PIT MLB 231 27 64 12 6 4 20 13 40 9 3 .298 .339 .465 .167 .283 10.7 -4.1 0.7
2011 IND AAA 376 58 114 18 5 8 41 28 54 22 8 .333 .388 .485 .152 .301 31.2 5.9 3.5
2011 BRD A+ 7 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .167 .286 .167 .000 .204 -0.1 -0.1 -0.0
2012 IND AAA 179 24 47 3 4 5 22 24 26 7 2 .307 .399 .477 .170 .299 12.8 0.2 1.3
2012 PIT MLB 370 46 82 14 7 10 25 18 72 9 7 .237 .279 .405 .168 .246 4.3 2.0 0.7
2013 IND AAA 391 57 102 17 6 5 27 40 56 17 6 .298 .376 .427 .129 .281 23.6 -6.4 1.7
2013 MIN MLB 122 9 32 4 1 1 11 8 21 1 3 .283 .336 .363 .080 .266 4.6 0.5 0.6
2013 PIT MLB 73 8 19 1 1 2 4 1 18 0 1 .264 .274 .389 .125 .246 -0.2 0.3 0.0
2014 TCV A- 6 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 .200 .333 .600 .400 .305 0.8 0.1 0.1
2014 HOU MLB 221 18 52 5 1 5 13 11 34 4 0 .252 .291 .359 .107 .242 0.4 -2.7 -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 104 0.5288 0.5288 0.7818 0.6364 0.4082 0.9429 0.5000 0.2182
2011 966 0.5238 0.4244 0.8634 0.5652 0.2696 0.9266 0.7177 0.1366
2012 1476 0.5386 0.4288 0.8639 0.5811 0.2496 0.9134 0.7294 0.1345
2013 778 0.5347 0.4446 0.8406 0.5505 0.3204 0.9083 0.7069 0.1594
2014 841 0.5303 0.4708 0.8329 0.6211 0.2987 0.9061 0.6610 0.1671
Career41650.53250.44170.85110.58120.28130.91480.70290.1483

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-07-08 - 15-DL - - Right Abdomen Strain Oblique -
2014-04-18 2014-04-21 DTD 3 3 - General Medical Illness - -
2012-09-15 2012-09-19 DTD 4 4 - Contusion HBP - -
2012-07-04 2012-07-16 7-DL 12 8 - Head Concussion Diving Catch - -
2011-09-28 2011-09-29 DTD 1 1 - Low Back Soreness - -
2011-07-25 2011-08-25 15-DL 31 30 Left Thumb Contusion - -
2008-08-06 2008-09-02 Minors 27 0 Left Fingers Fracture Index Finger -
2008-04-17 2008-05-05 Minors 18 0 Right Ankle Sprain - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 HOU $511,500
2013 PIT $
2012 PIT $484,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$484,000
2011Current$511,500
2 yrPvs + Cur$995,500
2 yrTotal$995,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 162 dDan Burgers1 year/$0.5115M (2014)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5115M (2014). Re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14. Claimed by Houston off waivers from Minnesota 3/27/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/1/13. Acquired by Minnesota in trade from Pittsburgh 8/31/13 (Morneau deal).
  • 1 year/$0.484M (2012). Re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/3/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Contract purchased by Pittsburgh 9/8/10.
  • Drafted by Pittsburgh 2006 (8-230) (Mississippi). $95,000 signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .277 .300 .348 .235
11 vs R (Multi) .258 .303 .413 .255
18 Split (Multi) -.019 .003 .065 .020
19 LgAvg (Multi) .027 .038 .071 .034
30 vs L (2013) .300 .314 .320 .221
31 vs R (2013) .267 .312 .393 .264
38 Split (2013) -.033 -.001 .073 .043
39 LgAvg (2013) .026 .037 .071 .034

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2013-03-20 11:00:00 (link to chat)Is Starling Marte going to break out this year? I don't see him as a great leadoff hitter, even if he can sustain a .300+ BA
(redguy12588 from Pittsburgh)
See my last... he has a ton of ability but controlling the strike zone is not one of them. People talk about guys like Braun and Trout as once-in-a-generation talents, but so was Alfonso Soriano... very few hitters can be impact players with such terrible K-BB numbers. That's not to say Marte can't or won't be an impact player this year, but let's just say I'm not giving up on Alex Presley yet, either! (Cory Schwartz)
2012-04-12 14:00:00 (link to chat)My #4 OF is Dexter Fowler. Considering swapping him out for the following waiver wire options. H2H league, speed not as valuable, keeper value irrelevant. Jordan Schafer, Juan Rivera, josh reddick, Alex Presley, Dayan viciedo, or Eric Thames. Thoughts?
(NJTomatoes from Oregon)
Yeah, if speed is devalued, I like Viciedo's power potential, Thames should post a solid average with a little power, Presley could hit for a good average and score runs leading off. (Derek Carty)
2011-06-27 14:00:00 (link to chat)What do you see as the ultimate upside for recent Pirates callups Chase d'Arnaud and Alex Presley?
(Bill from Pittsburgh)
Second-division starter; bench outfielder. (Kevin Goldstein)
2011-05-09 13:00:00 (link to chat)Kevin- Thanks for the chat. Thoughts on Alex Presley? 3-5 last night, up to .377/.421/.561 at Indy.
(bjealous from NYC)
Super grinder, really can hit, future 4th OF. (Kevin Goldstein)


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