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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 28)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
250 .240 3 22 22 1 .228 0.4
Birth Date8-12-1985
Height5' 9"
Weight210 lbs
Age29 years, 2 months, 12 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
2011
0.52012
-0.72013
0.42014
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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
2012 WAS 26 12 37 35 6 11 3 0 2 20 2 5 0 0 0 6 1 0 .314 .351 .571 .314 4.9 -0.2 0.5
2013 WAS 27 24 50 48 2 7 2 0 0 9 2 7 0 0 0 2 0 1 .146 .180 .188 .114 -5.9 -0.3 -0.7
Career36878381850229412000811.217.253.349.199-1.1-0.6-0.2

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
2006 NAT Rk 37 144 .254 .231 .324 .299 .243 .280 98 -0.7 3.3 0.4 -0.0 1.9 7.4 0.7 7.4 0.7
2007 HAG A 83 348 .235 .259 .336 .394 .262 .290 107 -9.2 10.2 3.4 -0.8 2.2 7.8 0.7 7.8 0.7
2008 HAG A 16 65 .274 .247 .315 .364 .259 .220 105 1 1.8 1.1 0.3 0.7 4.4 0.5 4.4 0.5
2008 POT A+ 68 250 .262 .260 .336 .401 .265 .280 98 0.5 8.3 5 1.4 0.2 16.5 1.8 16.5 1.8
2009 HAR AA 26 95 .239 .244 .319 .371 .253 .329 99 -2.1 2.7 1.5 -0.5 -1.7 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1
2009 SYR AAA 63 199 .188 .259 .327 .388 .246 .225 108 -15.6 5.8 3.5 1.7 -0.2 -8.0 -0.6 -8.0 -0.6
2010 HAR AA 90 345 .239 .261 .338 .402 .262 .261 103 -8.1 10.3 6.2 0.3 1.8 7.3 0.8 7.3 0.8
2011 SYR AAA 78 279 .244 .260 .326 .402 .254 .301 95 -5.2 8.7 5.1 1.8 0.5 9.9 1.1 9.9 1.1
2011 LIC Wnt 36 122 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .229 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 WAS MLB 12 37 .314 .261 .323 .416 .265 .321 105 2 1.0 0.6 -0.2 0.7 4.9 0.5 4.9 0.5
2012 HAR AA 11 43 .184 .250 .315 .356 .247 .241 99 -3.4 1.2 0.4 0.0 0.4 -1.7 -0.2 -1.7 -0.2
2012 SYR AAA 13 57 .255 .248 .321 .374 .247 .277 100 -0.3 1.7 0.9 0.3 0.0 1.2 0.1 1.2 0.1
2012 COL int 2 8 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .125 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 NAT Rk 2 4 .343 .266 .325 .396 .276 .250 92 0.4 0.1 0.1 -0.0 0.1 0.7 0.1 0.7 0.1
2012 LIC Wnt 13 42 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 WAS MLB 24 50 .114 .262 .322 .404 .260 .171 105 -7 1.3 0.7 -0.3 0.0 -5.9 -0.7 -5.9 -0.7
2013 SYR AAA 40 148 .185 .262 .331 .392 .260 .242 101 -11.8 4.1 2.5 0.3 -1.3 -5.0 -0.5 -5.0 -0.5
2014 SYR AAA 93 374 .234 .261 .329 .394 .253 .265 99 -11.2 11.2 5.2 -0.4 -6.4 -4.0 -0.4 -4.0 -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
2006 NAT Rk 144 16 33 3 0 0 11 6 15 3 1 .256 .296 .279 .023 .254 7.4 -0.0 0.7
2007 HAG A 348 39 74 15 0 3 38 42 53 0 3 .248 .346 .329 .081 .235 7.8 -0.8 0.7
2008 POT A+ 250 35 58 11 0 4 24 16 30 2 1 .258 .316 .360 .102 .262 16.5 1.4 1.8
2008 HAG A 65 6 12 2 0 1 5 6 6 1 1 .218 .297 .309 .091 .274 4.4 0.3 0.5
2009 HAR AA 95 7 26 7 0 1 11 2 16 0 0 .280 .295 .387 .108 .239 -0.1 -0.5 -0.1
2009 SYR AAA 199 17 37 11 0 1 17 9 24 2 1 .202 .241 .279 .077 .188 -8.0 1.7 -0.6
2010 HAR AA 345 28 80 15 0 6 42 21 28 1 1 .252 .304 .356 .104 .239 7.3 0.3 0.8
2011 LIC Wnt 122 12 23 3 0 1 12 14 9 1 0 .221 .308 .279 .058 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 SYR AAA 279 27 70 14 0 5 33 19 36 1 1 .275 .325 .388 .114 .244 9.9 1.8 1.1
2012 NAT Rk 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .333 .250 .667 .333 .343 0.7 -0.0 0.1
2012 COL int 8 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .143 .125 .143 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 LIC Wnt 42 7 12 3 0 2 5 4 4 0 0 .333 .415 .583 .250 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 SYR AAA 57 8 13 2 0 0 2 3 6 0 0 .250 .298 .288 .038 .255 1.2 0.3 0.1
2012 HAR AA 43 4 8 1 0 1 7 0 12 0 0 .195 .209 .293 .098 .184 -1.7 0.0 -0.2
2012 WAS MLB 37 6 11 3 0 2 6 2 5 1 0 .314 .351 .571 .257 .314 4.9 -0.2 0.5
2013 SYR AAA 148 9 30 7 1 0 10 5 17 0 0 .214 .245 .279 .064 .185 -5.0 0.3 -0.5
2013 WAS MLB 50 2 7 2 0 0 2 2 7 0 1 .146 .180 .188 .042 .114 -5.9 -0.3 -0.7
2014 SYR AAA 374 45 86 15 1 10 53 23 49 1 0 .251 .305 .388 .137 .234 -4.0 -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
2012 131 0.5725 0.5267 0.8116 0.6000 0.4286 0.8222 0.7917 0.1884
2013 163 0.5153 0.4908 0.7625 0.5833 0.3924 0.8776 0.5806 0.2375
Career2940.54080.50680.78440.59070.40850.85290.67470.2156

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2012-07-18 2012-09-01 15-DL 45 43 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 WAS $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$0
2 yrTotal$0

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 27 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by Washington 2/26/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by Washington 3/6/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Contract purchased by Washington 11/18/11. Re-signed by Washington 3/2/12.
  • Signed by Washington 2006 as an amateur free agent from Colombia.

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 319 33 86 16 1 6 34 18 46 1 1 .287 .329 .422 .270 11.9 C 1 1.4
80o 295 29 75 14 1 5 30 16 44 1 1 .270 .310 .395 .255 6.8 C 1 0.8
70o 278 26 66 12 1 4 27 14 42 1 1 .257 .297 .376 .244 3.5 C 1 0.4
60o 264 24 60 11 0 4 25 13 41 1 1 .247 .286 .360 .235 0.9 C 0 0.2
50o 250 22 55 10 0 4 23 12 39 1 1 .237 .275 .346 .226 -1.2 C 0 -0.1
40o 236 20 49 9 0 3 21 11 37 1 0 .228 .265 .331 .218 -3.1 C 0 -0.3
30o 222 18 45 8 0 3 19 10 36 1 0 .218 .253 .315 .208 -4.9 C 0 -0.5
20o 205 16 39 7 0 3 17 8 34 1 0 .206 .240 .297 .197 -6.7 C 0 -0.7
10o 181 13 32 6 0 2 14 7 30 1 0 .189 .222 .272 .182 -8.5 C 0 -0.9
Weighted Mean2572358110424124011.242.281.353.231-0.1C 00.0

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
2% 11% 11% 22% 38%

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
20152925023489042211451.211.252.306.211-0.4-3.8-0.61.34.7-9.20.4
20163025023519042112430.215.255.302.213-0.7-6.7-0.71.28.5-15.80.4
201731317296512042615550.219.257.300.211-1.4-13.6-0.81.514.9-29.20.6
20183261655122270851291100.212.251.300.207-1.6-15.9-1.72.714.9-31.81.1
201933608581182001053331090.210.256.301.210-1.4-13.8-1.72.514.9-29.61.1
20203463357125221851321180.211.253.291.206-1.7-16.6-1.82.414.9-32.11.1
20213561955125220749301170.215.254.290.206-1.7-16.9-1.82.214.9-32.21.1
20223663755121211647311200.203.243.272.196-2.4-22.9-1.82.014.9-38.11.1
20233760754122200646311060.216.258.284.205-1.8-17.8-1.81.814.9-32.71.1

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
2.10.31.30.40.1out of baseball4.1

Comparable Players (Similarity Index 78)

Rank Score Name Year TAv Trend
1 92 Humberto Quintero 2008 .202
2 87 Robinzon Diaz 2012 .000 DNP
3 85 Chris Robinson 2012 .000 DNP
4 84 P.J. Pilittere 2010 .000 DNP
5 84 Wilkin Castillo 2012 .000 DNP
6 84 Edwin Bellorin 2010 .000 DNP
7 84 Bobby Wilson 2011 .194
8 83 Omir Santos 2009 .251
9 82 Chris Denove 2011 .000 DNP
10 82 Luis Martinez 2013 .000 DNP
11 82 Kyle Phillips 2012 .000 DNP
12 82 John Purdom 2009 .000 DNP
13 81 John Suomi 2009 .000 DNP
14 81 Chris Stewart 2010 .000 DNP
15 81 Jose Yepez 2009 .000 DNP
16 81 Craig Tatum 2011 .168
17 81 Tuffy Gosewisch 2012 .000 DNP
18 81 Clint Sammons 2011 .000 DNP
19 80 Rob Johnson 2011 .201
20 80 Joel Weeks 2013 .000 DNP
21 80 Corey Myers 2008 .000 DNP
22 80 Diory Hernandez 2012 .000 DNP
23 80 Gustavo Molina 2010 .118
24 79 Chin-lung Hu 2012 .000 DNP
25 79 Craig Albernaz 2011 .000 DNP
26 79 Donny Lucy 2011 .206
27 79 Guillermo Quiroz 2010 .257
28 79 Konrad Schmidt 2013 .000 DNP
29 79 Michel Hernandez 2007 .000 DNP
30 79 Damaso Espino 2011 .000 DNP
31 79 Fernando Cortez 2010 .000 DNP
32 78 Luis Hernandez 2012 .015
33 78 Ray Olmedo 2009 .000 DNP
34 78 Carlos Corporan 2012 .257
35 78 Nick Stavinoha 2010 .232
36 78 Kenny Perez 2010 .000 DNP
37 78 Jason Jaramillo 2011 .259
38 78 Wyatt Toregas 2011 -.083
39 78 Cody Clark 2010 .000 DNP
40 78 Vinny Rottino 2008 .006
41 78 Josh Rabe 2007 .140
42 78 Matt Pagnozzi 2011 .210
43 78 Juan Brito 2008 .000 DNP
44 77 Aaron Mathews 2010 .000 DNP
45 77 Mike Nickeas 2011 .202
46 77 Tim Raines 2008 .000 DNP
47 77 Nick Van Stratten 2013 .000 DNP
48 77 Blake Davis 2012 .000 DNP
49 77 Argenis Reyes 2011 .000 DNP
50 77 Brad Davis 2011 .000 DNP
51 77 Chris Roberson 2008 .000 DNP
52 77 Juan Ciriaco 2012 .000 DNP
53 77 Scott Beerer 2011 .000 DNP
54 77 Javi Herrera 2009 .000 DNP
55 77 Vince Sinisi 2010 .000 DNP
56 77 Angel Chavez 2010 .000 DNP
57 77 Will Rhymes 2011 .224
58 77 Greg Dobbs 2007 .259
59 77 Danny Sandoval 2007 .000 DNP
60 77 Justin Christian 2008 .198
61 77 Eric Eymann 2012 .000 DNP
62 77 Kevin Russo 2013 .000 DNP
63 76 Clay Timpner 2011 .000 DNP
64 76 Vince Harrison 2008 .000 DNP
65 76 Ricardo Nanita 2009 .000 DNP
66 76 Al Quintana 2011 .000 DNP
67 76 Yunesky Sanchez 2012 .000 DNP
68 76 Sean Kazmar 2013 .000 DNP
69 76 Nevin Ashley 2013 .000 DNP
70 76 John Otness 2010 .000 DNP
71 76 Jeff Kunkel 2011 .000 DNP
72 76 Luis Cruz 2012 .274
73 76 Renny Osuna 2013 .000 DNP
74 76 Jemel Spearman 2009 .000 DNP
75 76 Felix Perez 2013 .000 DNP
76 76 Eider Torres 2011 .000 DNP
77 76 Carlos Maldonado 2007 .262
78 76 Norris Hopper 2007 .257
79 76 Brandon Watson 2010 .000 DNP
80 76 Mel Stocker 2009 .000 DNP
81 76 Alex Romero 2012 .000 DNP
82 76 Anderson Hernandez 2011 .000 DNP
83 75 Michael Aubrey 2010 .000 DNP
84 75 Ryan Budde 2008 -.002
85 75 Robbie Widlansky 2013 .000 DNP
86 75 Edwin Maysonet 2010 .000 DNP
87 75 Drew M Anderson 2011 .000 DNP
88 75 Gregorio Petit 2013 .000 DNP
89 75 Donell Linares 2012 .000 DNP
90 75 Stephen Vogt 2013 .255
91 75 Colin Curtis 2013 .000 DNP
92 75 Matt Tupman 2008 .720
93 75 Tyrell Godwin 2008 .000 DNP
94 75 Jeff Howell 2011 .000 DNP
95 75 Tommy Manzella 2011 .000 DNP
96 75 Michael Martinez 2011 .227
97 75 Brett Dowdy 2010 .000 DNP
98 75 Nate Sutton 2011 .000 DNP
99 75 Terry Tiffee 2007 .000 DNP
100 75 James Tomlin 2011 .000 DNP

Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .204 .220 .367 .189
11 vs R (Multi) .183 .230 .244 .153
18 Split (Multi) -.021 .010 -.123 -.036
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.013 -.023 -.037 -.020
30 vs L (2013) .150 .150 .250 .123
31 vs R (2013) .143 .200 .143 .098
38 Split (2013) -.007 .050 -.107 -.025
39 LgAvg (2013) -.011 -.021 -.036 -.019

BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2014 Due to publishing agreements, the 2014 player comments and team essays are only available in the Baseball Prospectus 2014 book (available in hardcopy, e-book, and Kindle).
2013 Adding to the Nationals' throng of catchers, Jhonatan Solano will squeeze in somewhere in the organization to get some playing time.
2012 Jhonatan Solano is an organizational soldier with a good defensive rep. See also "Every other catch and throw guy."

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  Title Author Date
Framing the Future: Catcher Framing Projections for 2014Harry Pavlidis2014-03-31
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: The A's Sweep Away TexasDaniel Rathman2013-09-16
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 24, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-24
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: May 17th, 2013Clint Chisam2013-05-17
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: April 30, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-30
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: April 15, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-15
This article requires BP Premium accessIn A Pickle: More Unknown Facts About More Unknown PlayersJason Wojciechowski2013-03-28
Wezen-Ball: Happy Pi (Pi) Day, 2013!Larry Granillo2013-03-14
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Nats Attempt to Plug Hole at Catcher, Acquire SuzukiR.J. Anderson2012-08-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Nats Attempt to Plug Hole at Catcher, Acquire SuzukiJason Parks2012-08-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Nats Attempt to Plug Hole at Catcher, Acquire SuzukiBen Lindbergh2012-08-03
Tater Trot Tracker: Trot Times for June 12Larry Granillo2012-06-13


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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
2012 819 10 1.0 8.4 480 0.3 0.1 0.8 1.0 9.2
2013 1035 12 1.6 11.1 561 1.1 0.3 3.1 1.9 14.2
total 1854 20 2.2 8.5 1041 0.9 0.2 1.4 2.5 9.9

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