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Austin Romine C Yankees

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Regular Season Totals
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
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Birth Date11-22-1988
Height6' 0"
Weight215 lbs
Age26 years, 0 months, 6 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
-0.22011
2012
-0.22013
-0.12014
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
2011 NYA 22 9 20 19 2 3 0 0 0 3 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 .158 .200 .158 .131 -1.7 -0.1 -0.2
2013 NYA 24 60 148 135 15 28 9 0 1 40 8 37 1 1 3 10 1 0 .207 .255 .296 .189 -2.2 0.2 -0.2
2014 NYA 25 7 13 13 2 3 1 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 .231 .231 .308 .190 -0.6 -0.0 -0.1
Career7618116719341001479461131110.204.247.281.183-4.40.1-0.5

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
2007 YAN Rk 1 3 .289 .284 .324 .441 .282 1.000 108 0.2 0.2 -0.1 0.0 0.3 0.6 0.1 0.6 0.1
2008 CSC A 104 436 .296 .257 .326 .377 .261 .328 95 16.3 12.4 0.2 0.9 -3.9 20.5 2.2 20.5 2.2
2009 TAM A+ 118 481 .269 .251 .322 .363 .252 .311 103 4.8 14.8 3.4 -1.1 -3.5 19.8 1.9 19.8 1.9
2010 TRN AA 115 497 .257 .262 .335 .403 .258 .319 96 -1.5 15.3 6.7 -1.0 -3.2 16.1 1.5 16.1 1.5
2011 NYA MLB 9 20 .131 .258 .324 .393 .259 .214 103 -2.5 0.5 0.2 -0.1 -0.2 -1.7 -0.2 -1.7 -0.2
2011 TRN AA 85 373 .283 .256 .323 .393 .267 .331 87 9.3 11.0 4.4 0.2 -2.1 19.3 2.0 19.3 2.0
2011 SWB AAA 4 15 .037 .262 .322 .414 .255 .167 85 -3.9 0.5 0.3 -0.0 0.0 -3.6 -0.3 -3.6 -0.3
2012 TAM A+ 5 19 .292 .252 .321 .373 .253 .429 109 0.7 0.6 0.2 -0.1 0.1 1.3 0.1 1.3 0.1
2012 SWB AAA 17 71 .260 .264 .332 .406 .264 .200 95 0 2.1 0.7 -0.1 -0.4 2.7 0.3 2.7 0.3
2012 YAN Rk 9 30 .247 .247 .319 .359 .253 .238 98 -0.4 0.9 0.3 -0.1 0.4 1.2 0.1 1.2 0.1
2012 SCO Wnt 18 76 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .275 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 NYA MLB 60 148 .189 .254 .318 .402 .266 .276 100 -10.1 3.9 2.3 0.2 1.4 -2.2 -0.2 -2.2 -0.2
2013 SWB AAA 14 46 .282 .255 .330 .384 .255 .448 95 1.1 1.3 0.8 -0.2 -0.2 3.6 0.3 3.6 0.3
2014 NYA MLB 7 13 .190 .245 .305 .383 .252 .333 103 -0.9 0.3 0 -0.0 -0.1 -0.6 -0.1 -0.6 -0.1
2014 SWB AAA 81 313 .224 .260 .327 .390 .250 .279 102 -12.7 9.4 2.9 -0.7 -0.7 -3.3 -0.4 -3.3 -0.4

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
2007 YAN Rk 3 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 .500 .667 1.000 .500 .289 0.6 0.0 0.1
2008 CSC A 436 66 122 24 1 10 49 25 56 3 0 .300 .345 .437 .138 .296 20.5 0.9 2.2
2009 TAM A+ 481 61 122 28 3 13 72 29 78 11 5 .276 .326 .441 .165 .269 19.8 -1.1 1.9
2010 TRN AA 497 61 122 31 0 10 69 37 94 2 0 .268 .326 .402 .134 .257 16.1 -1.0 1.5
2011 NYA MLB 20 2 3 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 .158 .200 .158 .000 .131 -1.7 -0.1 -0.2
2011 SWB AAA 15 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 .133 .133 .133 .000 .037 -3.6 -0.0 -0.3
2011 TRN AA 373 43 96 13 0 6 47 32 60 2 2 .286 .351 .378 .092 .283 19.3 0.2 2.0
2012 YAN Rk 30 3 5 3 0 0 5 5 3 0 0 .208 .367 .333 .125 .247 1.2 -0.1 0.1
2012 SWB AAA 71 6 13 2 0 3 9 8 10 0 0 .213 .296 .393 .180 .260 2.7 -0.1 0.3
2012 TAM A+ 19 2 7 0 0 1 1 1 3 0 0 .389 .421 .556 .167 .292 1.3 -0.1 0.1
2012 SCO Wnt 76 9 14 4 0 0 6 12 13 0 1 .222 .342 .286 .063 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 SWB AAA 46 5 14 0 0 1 4 4 12 0 0 .333 .391 .405 .071 .282 3.6 -0.2 0.3
2013 NYA MLB 148 15 28 9 0 1 10 8 37 1 0 .207 .255 .296 .089 .189 -2.2 0.2 -0.2
2014 SWB AAA 313 33 69 17 0 6 33 24 54 1 0 .242 .300 .365 .123 .224 -3.3 -0.7 -0.4
2014 NYA MLB 13 2 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 .231 .231 .308 .077 .190 -0.6 -0.0 -0.1

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
2011 69 0.4783 0.5507 0.7895 0.6364 0.4722 1.0000 0.5294 0.2105
2013 522 0.5345 0.5153 0.8030 0.6595 0.3498 0.8859 0.6235 0.1970
2014 45 0.5778 0.6444 0.6897 0.7692 0.4737 0.7000 0.6667 0.3103
Career6360.53150.52830.79350.66480.37180.88510.61630.2065

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-05-15 2014-05-23 Minors 8 0 - Not Disclosed - -
2013-09-11 2013-09-30 DTD 19 17 - Head Concussion Foul Tip - -
2013-07-22 2013-07-23 DTD 1 1 - Neck Stiffness - -
2012-03-26 2012-08-22 60-DL 149 123 - Low Back Cartilage Injury Herniated Disc - -
2012-02-24 2012-03-26 Camp 31 0 - Low Back Inflammation - -
2011-08-05 2011-08-16 Minors 11 0 - Low Back Cartilage Injury Disc Injury - -
2011-06-05 2011-06-25 Minors 20 0 Head Concussion -
2008-04-23 2008-05-22 Minors 29 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 NYA $
2013 NYA $
2012 NYA $482,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$482,000
2 yrTotal$482,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 143 dMichael Moye1 year/$0.5248M (2014)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5248M (2014). Re-signed by NY Yankees 3/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by NY Yankees 3/13.
  • 1 year/$0.482M (2012). Re-signed by NY Yankees 3/7/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Contract purchased by NY Yankees 9/11/11.
  • Drafted by NY Yankees 2007 (2-94) (El Toro HS, Calif.). Signed 8/15/07, $0.5M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .229 .250 .320 .175
11 vs R (Multi) .195 .255 .279 .186
18 Split (Multi) -.033 .005 -.041 .011
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.013 -.023 -.037 -.020
30 vs L (2013) .233 .250 .326 .175
31 vs R (2013) .196 .257 .283 .188
38 Split (2013) -.037 .007 -.043 .014
39 LgAvg (2013) -.011 -.021 -.036 -.019

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2013-11-25 13:00:00 (link to chat)Yankees now have a backload of catchers with JR Murphy, Austin Romine, Cervelli, and Gary Sanchez. Who are you trading for assuming you need a catcher
(Brian from Cincy )
I'd call another team. (Jason Parks)
2012-12-19 13:00:00 (link to chat)What is your comparison of Austin Romine vs Gary Sanchez. Could Romine win the big league starting spotin spring and keep it?
(Kai from SLO)
Romine has always been a backup type for me. Sanchez has impressed me with the bat, especially with his ability to drive the ball, but his defense is very rough and I'm not big on him as a catcher ultimately. Sanchez has the chance to make more of an impact, while Romine has the better chance to carve out a career as a backup on a roster. (Chris Mellen)
2012-12-04 14:00:00 (link to chat)Are the Yankees moving in on a catcher?
(Alex from Anaheim)
Thanks for the question, Alex. I don't think the Yankees are in a big rush to add a catcher, considering their payroll constraints for 2014. If they don't acquire one via trade, I think you'll see a lot of Austin Romine next year. (Daniel Rathman)
2011-07-07 13:00:00 (link to chat)Russell Martin is rapidly heading towards worse-than-last-year-dom. Will Cashman do anything about it? Should he?
(ekanenh from Capitol City)
I was wondering about this last night. Jesus Montero is on the disabled list right now, and his season has been on the mediocre side (that he's 21 and at Triple-A not withstanding) even were he healthy. Austin Romine has had a decent Double-A repeater season at Trenton, and I hope that the Montero thing means he gets a little time at Triple-A. Then again, I'm an idiot for thinking the Yankees would ever turn to an internal option. You also have to take into account how well Martin has handled the pitching staff. If he has something to do with veteran retreads like Colon and Garcia doing well, how do you balance that against his offensive non-contributions? It's a difficult decision. Still: .182/.295/.384 May 1- present.

Just a heads up that I will be forced to take a short break to do a radio spot in about 20 minutes. However, you can follow along live at http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/station/1057-the-fan/, and then I'll get right back to you. (Steven Goldman)
2011-06-20 14:00:00 (link to chat)Who am I dealing by July 31? Montero, Romine, Sanchez, Banuelos, Betances, Brackman, Cervelli, Pena, Nunez, other?
(Cashman from Bronx)
Nobody's going to give anything that will help a championship run for any of the last three. I can maybe see Gary Sanchez or Andrew Brackman traded, maybe even Austin Romine, but Banuelos, Betances and Montero are probably untouchable. (Jay Jaffe)
2010-07-26 14:00:00 (link to chat)I have to rebut Bill here If I may, Cashman has not gone insane. In fact it might be a solid idea. 1) Many see Austin Romine as Posada's heir, not Montero. 2) That makes Montero nothing more than a DH. 3) Someone will have to replace Mariano one day, and I don't know about you, but watching Joba makes me want to punch babies sometimes ... Not saying it makes all the sense in the world, but bullpen help now and certified closer waiting in wings - not the worst idea ever
(Jquinton82 from NY)
It's a question of value. Very rare is the closer who can provide as much value in 70 innings as a 3-hole hitter can provide in 700 PAs. Losing games in the 9th inning is emotionally hard, but not having leads going into the 9th is worse. (Ken Funck)
2010-06-10 13:00:00 (link to chat)Austin Romine might be a better trade chip than Montero just now as (1) He can sort of catch, and (2) is having a very good offensive year despite playing in a very tough park (.368/.417/.558 on road).
(Dark Steven Goldman from X-Mansion, New Jersey)
Is Dark Steven Goldman anything like Dark Samus? Do we need to destroy your body with a concentrated blast of Phazon energy? (Marc Normandin)
2010-06-02 13:00:00 (link to chat)Francisco Cervelli is a career .300 hitter in the majors. This won't last, right? Too bad the Yanks have so many aged key components, cause Posada would be a nice full-time DH and Frankie could be full-time C if he can sustain something close to .260/.320/.380, right?
(dianagramr from NYC)
No, it won't last. But he's been better this year than he was last year, and that's clearly the right direction to go. He has a 16/12 K/BB ratio this year, which is pretty sensational, and so even if the batting average drops a little, I think he's a valuable player. He'll warm the seat nicely for Austin Romine.

By the way, my favorite description of Cervelli came from Joe Pawlikowski, who described him as having "wine bar eyes." (Tommy Bennett)
2009-11-17 14:00:00 (link to chat)What's the latest on Jesus Montero regarding his inevitable position change? Any chance he makes an impact with the big club in 2011?
(Teraxx from Phoenix, AZ)
You know, as good as Montero was with the bat this year, the defense made great strides as well. Not that he's good back there or even average, but more and more people think he can at least stick there, which makes his bat that much more valuable. I talked to a scout the other day who thought he was a better defensive catcher than Austin Romine. (Kevin Goldstein)
2009-11-17 14:00:00 (link to chat)Does a scout saying Montero's defense is better than Austin Romine's say more about Montero or Romine?
(jobathebeast from Las Vegas)
Little of both. (Kevin Goldstein)
2009-03-13 13:00:00 (link to chat)Jose Posada's aging quickly and has all the signs of heading to first or out of baseball within the next two years. Given what you've seen what are the odds he'll be replaced behind the plate by Jesus Montero?
(john from ct)
I haven't seen enough, to be honest. Reviews of his defense still aren't great, but the Yankees are wise to stick with Montero at catcher until he 200% proves he won't be minimally acceptable, because though the bat should play well in a corner, it looks even better there, and the corners might be locked up for awhile. I remain intrigued by Austin Romine as an alternative. He had a terrific second half last year playing at the same level as Montero, with better defensive skills. (Steven Goldman)


BP Roundtables

DateRoundtable NameComment
2010-10-06 10:00:002010 Playoffs Day OneJesse, you're right, but the problem is that his bat is still above-average for a backstop, while Cervelli really can't do anything but hit singles, Austin Romine still needs to show he can hit consistently, not to mention play at Triple-A, and Jesus Montero's defense is still a question. A Posada/Montero C-DH rotation might hit a lot, but you would have six balls a game heading for the backstop. There are just no good answers.

Always good to see Ben's Giraffe during the breaks. (Steven Goldman)

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
2011 448 0 -0.2 -3.0 276 0.8 0.2 4.9 0.0 1.9
2013 3509 32 6.4 12.7 1951 8.9 2.2 7.8 8.5 20.5
2014 75 0 0.0 2.8 52 0.1 0.0 4.8 0.1 7.6
total 4032 27 4.9 8.5 2279 6.3 1.6 4.8 6.4 13.3

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