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Jonathan Villar SSAstros

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2014 Rest-of-Season Projections (seasonal age 23)
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Birth Date5-2-1991
Height6' 1"
Weight205 lbs
Age23 years, 2 months, 26 days
BatsB
ThrowsR
2010
2011
2012
0.02013
1.12014
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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
2013 HOU 22 58 241 210 26 51 9 2 1 67 24 71 0 0 7 8 18 8 .243 .321 .319 .237 6.3 -6.2 0.0
2014 HOU 23 71 247 225 27 45 10 2 6 77 15 68 2 1 4 22 14 4 .200 .255 .342 .216 1.7 6.2 0.9
Career12948843553961947144391392111303212.221.287.331.2278.0-0.00.9

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
2008 dph Rk 62 255 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .354 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2009 WPT A- 11 44 .233 .246 .316 .351 .256 .346 109 -1.3 1.3 0.6 -0.8 0.3 0.3 -0.0 0.3 -0.0
2009 PHL Rk 31 111 .257 .241 .324 .357 .252 .366 98 -0.3 3.1 1.1 -1.9 0.9 4.6 0.3 4.6 0.3
2010 LWD A 100 420 .264 .262 .333 .388 .272 .355 89 1.9 12.2 5.6 0.0 6.1 26.7 2.7 26.7 2.7
2010 LNC A+ 32 143 .219 .264 .340 .414 .266 .342 113 -6.3 4.2 1.8 -1.6 0.1 -0.9 -0.3 -0.9 -0.3
2011 LNC A+ 47 207 .264 .285 .355 .437 .275 .350 113 1 6.2 2.7 -3.9 -2.1 7.2 0.3 7.2 0.3
2011 CCH AA 83 367 .242 .268 .333 .406 .253 .301 107 -7.2 10.8 4.9 -3.1 4.6 11.7 0.9 11.7 0.9
2011 AGU Wnt 22 42 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .190 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 CCH AA 86 377 .269 .255 .325 .388 .265 .319 99 3.5 10.4 4.8 7.2 3.9 21.9 3.1 21.9 3.1
2012 AGU Wnt 24 38 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .455 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 HOU MLB 58 241 .237 .251 .311 .395 .263 .362 98 -5.2 6.3 2.9 -6.2 3.4 6.3 0.0 6.3 0.0
2013 OKL AAA 91 386 .272 .265 .334 .404 .267 .358 96 5 11.1 4.9 9.3 1.2 25.0 3.5 25.0 3.5
2014 HOU MLB 71 247 .216 .252 .312 .390 .255 .257 103 -10.2 6.4 3 6.2 3.6 1.7 0.9 1.7 0.9
2014 OKL AAA 17 68 .274 .263 .334 .405 .265 .333 98 1.1 2.0 0.9 1.6 -0.7 3.6 0.5 3.6 0.5

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
2008 dph Rk 255 37 58 6 3 1 21 30 56 27 8 .271 .365 .341 .070 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2009 WPT A- 44 6 9 1 1 0 5 4 14 6 0 .231 .295 .308 .077 .233 0.3 -0.8 -0.0
2009 PHL Rk 111 14 26 7 1 0 14 13 24 11 2 .277 .367 .372 .096 .257 4.6 -1.9 0.3
2010 LWD A 420 61 101 18 4 2 36 26 103 38 13 .272 .323 .358 .086 .264 26.7 0.0 2.7
2010 LNC A+ 143 18 29 6 2 3 19 12 50 7 2 .225 .296 .372 .147 .219 -0.9 -1.6 -0.3
2011 AGU Wnt 42 8 4 0 0 0 2 5 15 5 0 .111 .238 .111 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 CCH AA 367 52 75 16 2 10 26 29 100 14 6 .231 .301 .386 .154 .242 11.7 -3.1 0.9
2011 LNC A+ 207 26 45 7 4 4 26 25 56 20 6 .259 .353 .414 .155 .264 7.2 -3.9 0.3
2012 AGU Wnt 38 9 10 0 1 0 3 4 8 6 2 .333 .412 .400 .067 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 CCH AA 377 54 85 7 2 11 50 35 87 39 8 .261 .336 .396 .135 .269 21.9 7.2 3.1
2013 OKL AAA 386 47 94 16 8 8 41 32 93 31 7 .277 .341 .442 .165 .272 25.0 9.3 3.5
2013 HOU MLB 241 26 51 9 2 1 8 24 71 18 8 .243 .321 .319 .076 .237 6.3 -6.2 0.0
2014 OKL AAA 68 7 13 1 0 1 15 12 18 10 2 .236 .382 .309 .073 .274 3.6 1.6 0.5
2014 HOU MLB 247 27 45 10 2 6 22 15 68 14 4 .200 .255 .342 .142 .216 1.7 6.2 0.9

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
2013 947 0.4942 0.4161 0.7005 0.6047 0.2317 0.7880 0.4775 0.2817
2014 916 0.5066 0.4754 0.7218 0.6703 0.2743 0.8232 0.4677 0.2736
Career18630.50030.44530.7110.6370.25260.80530.47270.2777

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-06-04 2014-06-08 DTD 4 4 Right Elbow Contusion -
2014-05-19 2014-05-20 DTD 1 1 Right Hand Contusion - -
2014-05-07 2014-05-07 DTD 0 0 Left Thumb Sprain - -
2013-08-07 2013-08-10 DTD 3 2 Left Thumb Sprain - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 HOU $503,800
2013 HOU $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2011Current$503,800
1 yrTotal$503,800

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 70 dMDR Sports1 year/$0.5038M (2014)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5038M (2014). Re-signed by Houston 3/6/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Contract purchased by Houston 11/20/12. Re-signed by Houston 3/13.
  • Acquired by Houston in trade from Philadelphia 7/28/10 (Oswalt deal).
  • Signed 2008 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic. $0.105M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .250 .333 .339 .253
11 vs R (Multi) .240 .316 .312 .230
18 Split (Multi) -.010 -.018 -.028 -.024
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.007 .000 .004 .002
30 vs L (2013) .250 .333 .339 .253
31 vs R (2013) .240 .316 .312 .230
38 Split (2013) -.010 -.018 -.028 -.024
39 LgAvg (2013) -.008 -.001 .005 .003

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2014-04-16 19:00:00 (link to chat)Have a couple AL only guys to try and buy low on at this point?
(russellj90 from Iowa)
How about Trevor Bauer, Jonathan Villar and Craig Gentry? Not Mike Moustakas, unfortunately. Stay away. (Ben Carsley)
2013-08-08 17:30:00 (link to chat)Mike- what are your thoughts on Villar ROS? Looking for steals and thinking about picking him up off waivers. Unfortunately I didn't this past weekend and I've watched him swipe 3 bases in 2 games thus far.
(DanDaMan from SeaCliff)
Hey Dan, thanks for joining the chat.

I like Jonathan Villar's steal potential, although in a mixed league I'd be a little wary. The BABIP is super high and the high K rate makes me think that pitchers are going to start throwing him more junk and that the BB rate is going to drop until he adjusts. Villar offers nothing but speed. In a deeper mixed or only you throw caution to the wind. In mixed, if the average drops any further - or if the BB disappear in an OBP league, he's suddenly a liability, even with the bags. (Mike Gianella)
2013-06-25 13:00:00 (link to chat)Better offense: Rougned Odor or Jonathan Villar?
(RotoLando from Cloud City)
Odor (Jason Parks on the Midseason Top 50 Prospects)
2013-06-13 13:00:00 (link to chat)Will Jonathan Villar develop into a decent enough offensive MI at the MLB level?
(captnamerca from Clown College, Bro.)
Love your location. He has the talent to be an above-average regular at second base with some potential with the bat, speed, and good defensive tools. Call it a gut feeling, but I say he doesn't develop into an everyday guy. (Jason Cole)
2012-08-01 13:00:00 (link to chat)Astros pushed Nolan Fontana fast and he's doing well in A-ball Lexington already. ETA to the Majors for him? Is he or Jonathan Villar the shortstop of the future at this point?
(Ashitaka1110 from Houston, TX)
For the next question, Ashitaka1110, I have seen both players, but not recently. Fontana has great bloodlines, as his grandfather is former Milwaukee Brave RHP Lew Burdette, which might help him get there a little sooner. Villar was a good get in the Pence deal, and the Astros will have a couple of talented kids to evaluate. (Dan Evans)


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