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Birth Date8-29-1983
Height6' 2"
Weight240 lbs
Age33 years, 0 months, 29 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
-0.52012
-0.22013
-0.62014
-0.92015
0.32016
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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
2011 OAK 27 5 21 17 3 3 1 0 0 4 4 7 0 0 0 0 0 .176 .333 .235 .239 0.2 -0.6 -0.0
2012 CHN 28 9 21 18 1 3 1 0 1 7 2 2 1 0 0 4 0 0 .167 .286 .389 .244 0.3 -1.3 -0.1
2012 OAK 28 13 37 31 3 4 1 0 0 5 4 13 1 0 1 0 0 0 .129 .250 .161 .180 -1.0 -2.6 -0.4
2013 NYN 29 50 151 135 17 29 7 0 6 54 13 49 0 2 1 19 0 1 .215 .280 .400 .263 5.5 -5.7 -0.2
2014 NYN 30 58 189 174 18 35 9 0 7 65 10 64 1 2 27 1 1 .201 .246 .374 .239 5.2 -10.8 -0.6
2015 NYN 31 32 92 80 6 10 1 0 2 17 11 35 1 0 0 5 1 0 .125 .239 .212 .180 -3.5 -4.4 -0.9
2016 ATL 32 31 104 85 5 24 8 0 2 38 14 21 1 1 3 15 1 0 .282 .386 .447 .315 10.1 -7.2 0.3
Career1986155405310828018190581915557032.200.281.352.24616.8-32.7-1.9

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
2005 VAN A- 43 169 .270 .264 .333 .393 .000 .283 89 1.7 4.6 2.2 3.6 -0.9 7.7 1.1 7.7 1.1
2006 KNC A 109 453 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .371 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 STO A+ 56 244 .344 .262 .341 .409 .000 .363 96 23.2 7.4 4 -2.5 -2.4 32.3 2.9 32.3 2.9
2007 MID AA 58 219 .212 .268 .342 .407 .000 .276 104 -11.5 6.4 3.6 -3.5 -0.3 -1.7 -0.5 -1.7 -0.5
2008 MID AA 117 482 .278 .267 .339 .403 .000 .381 90 9.7 14.2 8.3 -13.1 -1.4 30.8 1.8 30.8 1.8
2009 MID AA 16 65 .290 .267 .335 .398 .000 .438 130 2 1.8 0 -1.8 0.4 4.3 0.3 4.3 0.3
2009 SAC AAA 78 306 .284 .269 .339 .421 .000 .322 89 8.4 9.5 4.3 -7.3 -2.7 19.5 1.2 19.5 1.2
2010 MID AA 11 47 .238 .264 .353 .398 .000 .280 101 -1.1 1.3 0.5 -0.5 -0.3 0.5 -0.0 0.5 -0.0
2010 SAC AAA 80 276 .291 .282 .354 .444 .000 .348 94 10 8.8 3.4 -16.3 -0.3 21.8 0.5 21.8 0.5
2011 OAK MLB 5 21 .239 .245 .319 .373 .000 .300 107 -0.4 0.6 0.3 -0.6 -0.3 0.2 -0.0 0.2 -0.0
2011 SAC AAA 99 412 .297 .290 .361 .463 .000 .328 96 17.8 12.8 1.9 -1.5 -0.2 32.3 2.9 32.3 2.9
2012 CHN MLB 9 21 .244 .270 .326 .420 .000 .133 105 -0.3 0.6 0.1 -1.3 -0.1 0.3 -0.1 0.3 -0.1
2012 OAK MLB 13 37 .180 .241 .312 .384 .000 .222 94 -2.8 1.0 0.4 -2.6 0.4 -1.0 -0.4 -1.0 -0.4
2012 TEN AA 4 15 .223 .228 .319 .360 .000 .286 102 -0.6 0.4 0.2 -0.2 -0.6 -0.6 -0.1 -0.6 -0.1
2012 IOW AAA 3 9 .315 .247 .311 .359 .000 .400 94 0.6 0.3 0.1 -0.3 -0.3 0.7 0.0 0.7 0.0
2012 SAC AAA 52 229 .280 .283 .345 .438 .000 .326 92 5.1 6.8 2.9 -5.6 -1.7 13.1 0.7 13.1 0.7
2013 NYN MLB 50 151 .263 .251 .316 .389 .000 .280 98 0.4 3.9 2.3 -5.7 -1.2 5.5 -0.0 5.5 -0.2
2013 LVG AAA 5 12 .407 .254 .312 .402 .000 .429 120 1.9 0.3 0.2 -0.2 0.4 2.9 0.3 2.9 0.3
2014 NYN MLB 58 189 .239 .253 .311 .385 .000 .267 96 -3.7 4.9 2.9 -10.8 1.2 5.2 -0.6 5.2 -0.6
2015 NYN MLB 32 92 .180 .254 .321 .395 .000 .186 91 -7.2 2.5 1.3 -4.4 -0.1 -3.5 -0.9 -3.5 -0.9
2015 LVG AAA 27 108 .287 .289 .347 .441 .000 .250 118 3.1 3.0 0.9 0.4 -0.3 6.7 0.7 6.7 0.7
2016 ATL MLB 31 104 .315 .251 .316 .406 .265 .349 94 5.8 2.9 1.7 -7.2 -0.3 10.1 0.3 10.1 0.3
2016 COH AAA 19 76 .302 .261 .333 .393 .260 .310 104 3.3 2.1 0.3 -12.8 -1.7 4.1 -0.9 4.1 -0.9
2016 GWN AAA 40 154 .268 .258 .319 .388 .258 .314 100 1.4 4.3 1.9 0.6 0.5 8.1 0.9 8.1 0.9

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
2005 VAN A- 169 16 35 8 0 5 18 16 40 0 0 .233 .314 .387 .153 .270 7.7 3.6 1.1
2006 KNC A 453 52 117 24 3 14 57 42 115 5 5 .287 .358 .464 .177 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 MID AA 219 16 41 12 0 4 20 17 63 0 1 .204 .269 .323 .119 .212 -1.7 -3.5 -0.5
2007 STO A+ 244 39 66 17 2 13 47 27 48 2 0 .319 .410 .609 .290 .344 32.3 -2.5 2.9
2008 MID AA 482 57 118 29 4 11 64 43 140 1 2 .274 .346 .437 .163 .278 30.8 -13.1 1.8
2009 MID AA 65 11 17 4 0 3 9 8 22 0 0 .298 .385 .526 .228 .290 4.3 -1.8 0.3
2009 SAC AAA 306 30 71 11 2 12 45 28 80 2 0 .261 .331 .449 .188 .284 19.5 -7.3 1.2
2010 SAC AAA 276 36 72 18 2 10 42 22 62 0 1 .288 .346 .496 .208 .291 21.8 -16.3 0.5
2010 MID AA 47 8 8 1 0 1 3 7 12 1 0 .211 .362 .316 .105 .238 0.5 -0.5 -0.0
2011 OAK MLB 21 3 3 1 0 0 4 7 0 0 .176 .333 .235 .059 .239 0.2 -0.6 -0.0
2011 SAC AAA 412 61 99 24 1 16 48 56 81 7 5 .287 .388 .501 .214 .297 32.3 -1.5 2.9
2012 CHN MLB 21 1 3 1 0 1 4 2 2 0 0 .167 .286 .389 .222 .244 0.3 -1.3 -0.1
2012 SAC AAA 229 29 53 7 0 9 29 28 56 3 1 .265 .358 .435 .170 .280 13.1 -5.6 0.7
2012 OAK MLB 37 3 4 1 0 0 0 4 13 0 0 .129 .250 .161 .032 .180 -1.0 -2.6 -0.4
2012 TEN AA 15 1 3 1 0 1 4 0 7 0 0 .200 .200 .467 .267 .223 -0.6 -0.2 -0.1
2012 IOW AAA 9 1 2 1 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 .286 .444 .429 .143 .315 0.7 -0.3 0.0
2013 LVG AAA 12 3 4 0 1 1 4 2 2 0 0 .400 .500 .900 .500 .407 2.9 -0.2 0.3
2013 NYN MLB 151 17 29 7 0 6 19 13 49 0 1 .215 .280 .400 .185 .263 5.5 -5.7 -0.2
2014 NYN MLB 189 18 35 9 0 7 27 10 64 1 1 .201 .246 .374 .172 .239 5.2 -10.8 -0.6
2015 LVG AAA 108 17 23 3 1 8 21 12 26 0 0 .245 .343 .553 .309 .287 6.7 0.4 0.7
2015 NYN MLB 92 6 10 1 0 2 5 11 35 1 0 .125 .239 .212 .087 .180 -3.5 -4.4 -0.9
2016 COH AAA 76 10 15 5 0 2 10 14 17 1 0 .246 .395 .426 .180 .302 4.1 -12.8 -0.9
2016 GWN AAA 154 20 33 6 0 6 18 16 45 0 0 .243 .325 .419 .176 .268 8.1 0.6 0.9
2016 ATL MLB 104 5 24 8 0 2 15 14 21 1 0 .282 .386 .447 .165 .315 10.1 -7.2 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 CSAA_CHANCES CSAA_RT
2011 91 0.4505 0.4176 0.6316 0.5610 0.3000 0.8696 0.2667 0.3684 46 -0.000185
2012 231 0.5238 0.4113 0.7158 0.5537 0.2545 0.7612 0.6071 0.2842 105 0.000633
2013 592 0.5068 0.4003 0.7089 0.5600 0.2363 0.7857 0.5217 0.2911 303 0.003072
2014 733 0.4884 0.4256 0.6859 0.5642 0.2933 0.8119 0.4545 0.3141 370 0.000555
2015 341 0.4780 0.4018 0.5693 0.5767 0.2416 0.6596 0.3721 0.4307 177 -0.000433
2016 424 0.4953 0.3656 0.6968 0.5286 0.2056 0.7928 0.4545 0.3032 0 0.000000
Career24120.49460.40380.67780.55760.25310.77790.46690.3222223.62520.0009

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
2014-06-29 2014-07-06 DTD 7 6 Right Hand Contusion -
2010-06-26 2010-07-15 Minors 19 0 Abdomen Strain Oblique -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 CLE $
2015 NYN $517,880
2014 NYN $505,340
2013 NYN $490,840
2012 OAK $480,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$1,994,060
4 yrTotal$1,994,060

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 92 dAll Bases Covered1 year (2016)

Details
  • 1 year (2016). Signed by Cleveland as a free agent 11/27/15 (minor-league contract). Acquired by Atlanta in trade from Cleveland 5/9/16. Contract selected by Atlanta 7/15/16.
  • 1 year/$517,880 (2015). Re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15. Sent outright to Triple-A by NY Mets 11/5/15.
  • 1 year/$505,340 (2014). Re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14.
  • 1 year/$490,840 (2013). Re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13.
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012). Re-signed by Oakland 2/12. DFA by Oakland 8/21/12. Acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade 8/27/12 after being DFA by Oakland 8/20/12. Claimed by NY Mets off waivers 10/25/12 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 10/24/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Contract purchased by Oakland 8/23/11.
  • Drafted by Oakland 2005 (18-551) (Alvernia University).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .159 .256 .348 .223
11 vs R (Multi) .177 .248 .298 .217
18 Split (Multi) .018 -.008 -.050 -.006
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.012 -.023 -.032 -.018
30 vs L (2015) .174 .321 .435 .274
31 vs R (2015) .105 .203 .123 .140
38 Split (2015) -.069 -.118 -.312 -.134
39 LgAvg (2015) -.009 -.021 -.026 -.016

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BP Articles

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Transaction Analysis: Reliever Swap, Starring Storen and BenoitWilson Karaman2016-07-28
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Expert FAAB Review: Week 16Mike Gianella2016-07-19
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Transaction Analysis: Everything's Fien In Los AngelesBryan Grosnick2016-05-11
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Winter Is Leaving: New York YankeesMatthew Trueblood2016-02-25
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Expert FAAB Review: Week 11Mike Gianella2015-06-16
Fantasy Rounders: Sunk My BattleshipDoug Thorburn2015-05-15
Expert FAAB Review: Week FourMike Gianella2015-04-28
Fantasy Rounders: The Coors Stack Strikes BackDoug Thorburn2015-04-20
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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2014-03-12 14:00:00 (link to chat)What's with the Anthony Recker love on the podcast?!
(Tom from Eugene, OR.)
Home-Recker is the best-looking player in baseball. Not great at hitting, fielding, or any of the other yardsticks by which we traditionally evaluate players, but he deserves to be recognized for what he does do well. (Ben Lindbergh)


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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
2005 asx 0 .000 0.0 1718 -.002 1.3 38 -.000 -.006 0.3 1.6 0.0
2006 afx 0 .000 0.0 825 -.000 0.0 28 .008 .011 -0.1 -0.1 0.0
2007 aax 0 .000 0.0 2621 .000 -0.2 61 .070 .003 -2.5 -2.7 0.0
2007 afa 0 .000 0.0 2493 .003 -2.0 52 .003 .001 -0.1 -2.1 0.0
2008 aax 9487 -.007 -12.4 5614 .001 -2.1 130 -.023 .005 1.8 -12.6 0.0
2009 aaa 5835 -.008 -7.3 3556 .001 -0.6 54 -.017 .000 0.6 -7.3 0.0
2009 aax 732 -.012 -1.5 476 -.000 0.0 7 .009 .001 -0.0 -1.5 0.0
2010 aaa 4977 -.019 -16.4 2982 .002 -1.2 51 -.020 .002 0.7 -17.0 0.0
2010 aax 789 -.005 -0.6 488 -.000 0.0 5 .019 -.003 -0.1 -0.6 0.0
2011 aaa 5020 -.003 -2.9 2910 -.000 0.1 48 .006 -.001 -0.2 -3.0 0.0
2011 mlb 379 -.013 -0.7 324 .000 -0.0 4 .000 -.000 0.0 -0.7 0.0
2012 aax 193 -.004 -0.1 116 -.000 0.0 3 .017 -.000 -0.0 -0.1 0.0
2012 mlb 872 -.031 -4.1 530 -.000 0.0 10 -.039 -.000 0.2 -3.8 0.0
2012 aaa 3491 -.012 -7.1 1957 .000 -0.2 45 -.056 .006 1.6 -5.7 0.0
2013 aaa 230 -.004 -0.1 168 .000 -0.0 1 .014 .000 -0.0 -0.2 0.0
2013 mlb 2267 -.017 -5.7 1494 -.000 0.1 30 .014 -.001 -0.2 -5.7 0.0
2014 mlb 3102 -.029 -13.0 1871 -.000 0.2 24 -.013 -.004 0.2 -12.6 0.0
2015 mlb 1386 -.021 -4.4 881 -.000 0.0 9 .030 -.003 -0.1 -4.5 0.0
2015 aaa 1444 -.001 -0.1 885 .000 -0.1 13 -.005 .000 0.0 -0.1 0.0
2016 mlb 1666 -.026 -6.4 1124 -.000 0.0 30 .023 .002 -0.4 -6.8 0.0
2016 aaa 3759 -.020 -11.6 0 .000 0.0 43 .032 .000 -0.9 -12.5 0.0

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