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Matt Tuiasosopo LFWhite Sox

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2013 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 28)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
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Birth Date5-10-1986
Height6' 2"
Weight225 lbs
Age28 years, 6 months, 13 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
-0.62010
2011
2012
0.92013
0.02014
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
2008 SEA 22 14 47 44 1 7 2 1 0 11 2 16 1 0 0 2 0 0 .159 .213 .250 .184 -2.9 0.3 -0.3
2009 SEA 23 7 25 22 2 5 1 0 1 9 2 5 0 1 0 2 0 0 .227 .280 .409 .251 -0.2 0.4 0.0
2010 SEA 24 50 138 127 12 22 5 0 4 39 9 49 1 0 1 11 0 0 .173 .234 .307 .205 -5.0 -0.6 -0.6
2013 DET 27 81 191 164 26 40 7 0 7 68 25 57 2 0 0 30 0 0 .244 .351 .415 .290 3.5 5.1 0.9
Career152401357417415112127381274114500.207.290.356.246-4.65.20.1

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
2004 EVE A- 30 123 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .369 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 WIS A 107 464 .284 .266 .337 .387 .258 .347 96 8.7 9.7 1.5 -13.8 0.8 20.7 0.7 20.7 0.7
2006 SBR A+ 59 253 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .400 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 SAN AA 62 241 .185 .274 .352 .427 .271 .255 90 -14.8 5.4 0.3 -4.0 0.4 -7.7 -1.2 -7.7 -1.2
2007 WTN AA 129 548 .285 .255 .330 .387 .262 .329 96 14.4 15.8 2 -2.5 1.9 24.2 2.2 24.2 2.2
2008 SEA MLB 14 47 .184 .274 .334 .420 .258 .250 96 -3.8 1.4 0.1 0.3 -0.6 -2.9 -0.3 -2.9 -0.3
2008 TAC AAA 111 500 .268 .280 .355 .451 .262 .344 106 4.6 15.1 1.8 -8.6 2.3 22.2 1.3 22.2 1.3
2009 SEA MLB 7 25 .251 .257 .328 .401 .250 .235 99 -0.3 0.7 0 0.4 -0.1 -0.2 0.0 -0.2 0.0
2009 TAC AAA 59 269 .309 .270 .342 .416 .273 .356 96 15.4 8.4 -0.1 -2.7 0.2 23.9 2.1 23.9 2.1
2009 MRN Rk 9 32 .374 .273 .352 .426 .284 .500 97 2.4 0.6 -0.1 -0.1 -0.3 2.6 0.3 2.6 0.3
2010 SEA MLB 50 138 .205 .250 .312 .391 .245 .243 101 -7.7 3.8 -0.7 -0.6 0.5 -5.0 -0.6 -5.0 -0.6
2010 TAC AAA 38 176 .305 .281 .357 .441 .274 .301 92 9.1 5.4 0.2 -0.5 2.4 18.5 1.7 18.5 1.7
2011 TAC AAA 116 526 .261 .286 .357 .451 .264 .284 102 0.4 16.3 -6.6 -5.3 -1.4 8.0 0.3 8.0 0.3
2012 BUF AAA 131 481 .245 .255 .326 .385 .253 .305 102 -8 14.3 -0.6 0.6 -1.8 4.0 0.5 4.0 0.5
2013 DET MLB 81 191 .290 .252 .309 .392 .258 .330 100 5.5 5.0 -1.2 5.1 -3.4 3.5 0.9 3.5 0.9
2013 TOL AAA 2 8 .448 .259 .345 .377 .262 .667 90 1.6 0.2 -0.1 -0.0 -0.0 1.7 0.2 1.7 0.2
2014 BUF AAA 59 242 .215 .269 .337 .400 .256 .280 100 -12.3 7.2 -2.8 -2.2 0.6 -7.3 -0.9 -7.3 -0.9
2014 CHR AAA 63 245 .304 .267 .334 .395 .252 .336 112 12.2 7.3 -2.8 -2.8 1.5 16.9 1.4 16.9 1.4

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
2004 EVE A- 123 20 27 6 1 3 17 11 38 4 3 .255 .352 .415 .160 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 WIS A 464 72 113 21 3 6 45 44 96 8 5 .276 .359 .386 .110 .284 20.7 -13.8 0.7
2006 SBR A+ 253 31 71 14 0 1 34 14 58 5 6 .306 .356 .379 .073 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 SAN AA 241 16 40 4 0 1 10 20 64 2 1 .185 .258 .218 .032 .185 -7.7 -4.0 -1.2
2007 WTN AA 548 74 116 27 5 9 57 76 113 4 8 .260 .380 .404 .143 .285 24.2 -2.5 2.2
2008 TAC AAA 500 87 123 32 2 13 73 47 104 4 0 .281 .367 .453 .172 .268 22.2 -8.6 1.3
2008 SEA MLB 47 1 7 2 1 0 2 2 16 0 0 .159 .213 .250 .091 .184 -2.9 0.3 -0.3
2009 SEA MLB 25 2 5 1 0 1 2 2 5 0 0 .227 .280 .409 .182 .251 -0.2 0.4 0.0
2009 TAC AAA 269 43 59 15 0 11 35 36 83 3 1 .261 .366 .473 .212 .309 23.9 -2.7 2.1
2009 MRN Rk 32 9 11 0 0 1 3 4 6 0 0 .407 .500 .519 .111 .374 2.6 -0.1 0.3
2010 SEA MLB 138 12 22 5 0 4 11 9 49 0 0 .173 .234 .307 .134 .205 -5.0 -0.6 -0.6
2010 TAC AAA 176 26 36 6 0 5 21 32 35 2 2 .252 .392 .399 .147 .305 18.5 -0.5 1.7
2011 TAC AAA 526 73 99 20 6 14 77 75 132 11 2 .226 .341 .394 .169 .261 8.0 -5.3 0.3
2012 BUF AAA 481 47 101 14 0 12 57 51 117 3 4 .242 .329 .361 .120 .245 4.0 0.6 0.5
2013 TOL AAA 8 3 2 1 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 .400 .625 .600 .200 .448 1.7 -0.0 0.2
2013 DET MLB 191 26 40 7 0 7 30 25 57 0 0 .244 .351 .415 .171 .290 3.5 5.1 0.9
2014 BUF AAA 242 17 44 8 0 2 18 25 64 1 1 .206 .289 .271 .065 .215 -7.3 -2.2 -0.9
2014 CHR AAA 245 42 54 10 0 11 32 46 56 0 0 .277 .424 .497 .221 .304 16.9 -2.8 1.4

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
2008 182 0.5000 0.4176 0.7368 0.6264 0.2088 0.8421 0.4211 0.2632
2009 102 0.5882 0.4020 0.6829 0.6167 0.0952 0.7297 0.2500 0.3171
2010 539 0.5510 0.4341 0.6667 0.5892 0.2438 0.7314 0.4746 0.3333
2013 837 0.4958 0.4002 0.7134 0.6000 0.2038 0.7992 0.4651 0.2866
Career16600.51990.41320.69890.60040.21070.77760.45010.3011

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2013-06-20 2013-07-05 15-DL 15 14 Left Trunk Strain Ribcage - -
2011-08-25 2011-09-01 Minors 7 7 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
2010-10-08 2010-10-08 Off 0 0 Right Elbow Surgery Bone Chips 2010-10-08
2009-04-26 2009-07-16 Minors 81 0 Right Elbow Surgery Bone Chips 2009-05-19
2006-05-09 2006-05-16 Minors 7 0 Left Elbow Laceration - -
2005-08-20 2005-08-29 Minors 9 7 Left Wrist Laceration - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 TOR $
2013 DET $525,000
2012 NYN $
2011 SEA $
2010 SEA $401,000
2009 SEA $400,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$1,326,000
3 yrTotal$1,326,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 79 d1 year/$0.5385M (2014)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5385M (2014). Re-signed by Arizona 3/3/14. Claimed by Toronto off waivers from Arizona 3/20/14. Sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 3/28/14. Acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Toronto 6/12/14.
  • 1 year/$0.525M (2013). Signed by Detroit as a free agent 11/28/12 (minor-league contract). Salary of $0.525M in majors. Contract purchased by Detroit 3/31/13. Claimed by Arizona off waivers from Detroit 11/1/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/26/12 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2011). Re-signed by Seattle 2/11. Released by Seattle 9/1/11.
  • 1 year/$0.401M (2010). Re-signed by Seattle 3/3/10.
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009). Re-signed by Seattle 2/21/09.
  • 1 year (2008). Contract purchased by Seattle 9/2/08.
  • Drafted 2004 (3-93) (Woodinville HS, Wash.).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .212 .330 .366 .270
11 vs R (Multi) .289 .362 .482 .291
18 Split (Multi) .077 .032 .115 .021
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.013 -.023 -.037 -.020
30 vs L (2013) .216 .336 .371 .275
31 vs R (2013) .312 .389 .521 .304
38 Split (2013) .097 .053 .150 .029
39 LgAvg (2013) -.011 -.021 -.036 -.019

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2014-07-28 19:00:00 (link to chat)Was there ever a moment when Tigers fans missed Ryan Raburn?
(Zachthewriter from Tiffin)
Probably the second half of last year when Matt Tuiasosopo metaphysically disappeared. He's a role player and became persona non grata when he was the de facto starting second baseman, and that wasn't good for anybody involved. He also always, ALWAYS had a big hit in a given White Sox series. (Matt Sussman)
2009-03-19 15:00:00 (link to chat)Matt Tuiasosopo has had a hot spring. If Beltre gets traded at the deadline, will Tuiasosopo be ready to contribute?
(KerryFam4 from Atlanta)
As a solid-but-unspectacular third baseman? I think so. (Kevin Goldstein)
2008-09-03 14:00:00 (link to chat)I like my nickname. Am I legit?
(Baby Tui from Seattle)
I love your nickname (we're talking about Matt Tuiasosopo, by the way). I think you can hit. I think you have good pitch recognition and excellent swing mechanics -- I do wonder what your power ceiling is; you're plenty strong, but it's kind of a level swing without a lot of loft and backspin. I'm not sure what to make of you at times, but I do like you better than I did a year ago. (Kevin Goldstein)
2008-05-05 12:30:00 (link to chat)Matt Tuiasosopo: Future star or 4-A tweener?
(MarinerDan from San Francisco)
Wait, what? When did we even start to think Tui was good enough to be a 4-A guy? I would think that before that happens the guy has to, you know, start hitting Triple-A pitching. I've never liked Tui much at all -- he's an awkward fit defensively, and he just doesn't hit for any power. He's a Double-A lifer, to me. (Bryan Smith)


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