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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
12 1789 .251 .332 .388 .255 3.5
Birth Date4-11-1965
Height6' 2"
Weight200 lbs
BatsB
ThrowsR
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
1990 CLE 25 14 49 46 10 16 2 1 1 23 3 8 0 0 0 10 3 0 .348 .388 .500 .307 2.5 -0.5 0.2
1991 CLE 26 40 114 100 11 23 7 0 0 30 10 16 0 0 4 5 0 0 .230 .300 .300 .231 -2.3 -0.2 -0.3
1991 TOR 26 8 14 13 1 4 0 0 0 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 .308 .357 .308 .221 -1.3 -0.2 -0.2
1992 TOR 27 18 33 29 7 10 3 0 1 16 4 4 0 0 0 3 0 1 .345 .424 .552 .338 3.4 -0.1 0.4
1993 TOR 28 72 198 167 20 32 4 2 4 52 23 26 1 4 3 28 3 3 .192 .287 .311 .220 -7.7 -1.1 -0.9
1994 MIL 29 102 427 367 55 85 15 2 9 131 52 68 3 5 0 45 6 2 .232 .328 .357 .241 4.3 8.7 1.3
1995 MIL 30 44 146 129 19 34 3 1 4 51 14 21 1 1 1 16 6 1 .264 .338 .395 .257 2.7 2.5 0.5
1996 MIL 31 43 82 67 7 12 2 1 2 22 13 17 0 1 1 10 3 0 .179 .309 .328 .233 -0.8 2.3 0.1
1997 PIT 32 71 191 167 33 59 16 1 7 98 18 17 2 1 3 33 4 1 .353 .420 .587 .326 16.4 -3.6 1.3
1998 PIT 33 123 324 282 33 74 13 3 9 120 27 40 4 7 4 46 5 4 .262 .328 .426 .266 12.5 3.9 1.6
1999 ARI 34 10 26 23 6 8 1 0 2 15 2 6 0 1 0 7 0 0 .348 .385 .652 .358 3.9 -0.0 0.4
1999 PIT 34 49 109 91 2 19 2 0 0 21 13 9 1 1 3 8 2 2 .209 .311 .231 .223 -3.6 -1.5 -0.5
2000 ARI 35 15 59 52 5 9 4 0 0 13 5 7 0 1 1 4 1 1 .173 .241 .250 .196 -5.3 1.2 -0.4
2001 PHI 36 17 17 15 1 4 1 0 0 5 1 6 1 0 0 2 0 0 .267 .353 .333 .227 -0.5 0.0 -0.0
Career626178915482103897311396011862471322202193315.251.332.388.25524.111.23.5

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
1986 ONE A- 63 259 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1987 FTL A+ 130 573 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .337 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1988 COH AAA 134 551 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .297 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 CAN AA 30 108 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .364 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 CLE MLB 14 49 .307 .273 .345 .414 .275 .405 103 2.3 1.3 -0.5 -0.5 -0.7 2.5 0.2 2.5 0.2
1990 CSP AAA 133 585 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .335 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 CLE MLB 40 114 .231 .263 .334 .399 .270 .274 98 -3.3 3.1 -1 -0.2 0.7 -2.3 -0.3 -2.3 -0.3
1991 TOR MLB 8 14 .221 .268 .329 .414 .269 .364 104 -0.5 0.4 -0.1 -0.2 -0.1 -1.3 -0.2 -1.3 -0.2
1991 CSP AAA 14 58 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .214 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 SYR AAA 59 266 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .342 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 TOR MLB 18 33 .338 .271 .332 .404 .271 .375 102 2.5 0.9 -0.1 -0.1 0.6 3.4 0.4 3.4 0.4
1992 SYR AAA 81 329 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .249 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 TOR MLB 72 198 .220 .271 .335 .410 .264 .199 102 -8.5 5.7 -1.3 -1.1 -1.6 -7.7 -0.9 -7.7 -0.9
1993 KNX AA 7 30 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .300 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 MIL MLB 102 427 .241 .271 .340 .431 .264 .258 100 -9.2 13.0 -1.3 8.7 4.1 4.3 1.3 4.3 1.3
1995 MIL MLB 44 146 .257 .271 .338 .431 .264 .286 101 -0.5 4.4 -1.2 2.5 1.7 2.7 0.5 2.7 0.5
1995 BLT A 2 8 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 NWO AAA 11 37 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .318 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 MIL MLB 43 82 .233 .274 .348 .431 .267 .204 98 -2.5 2.5 -0.7 2.3 0.1 -0.8 0.1 -0.8 0.1
1996 NWO AAA 9 31 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .389 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 PIT MLB 71 191 .326 .258 .326 .398 .254 .361 101 13.9 5.1 -0.1 -3.6 -0.8 16.4 1.3 16.4 1.3
1997 CLG AAA 0 238 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .356 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 PIT MLB 123 324 .266 .263 .327 .413 .255 .271 102 2.2 8.4 -0.7 3.9 1.1 12.5 1.6 12.5 1.6
1999 ARI MLB 10 26 .358 .304 .369 .518 .277 .375 100 3 0.7 -0.1 -0.0 0.4 3.9 0.4 3.9 0.4
1999 PIT MLB 49 109 .223 .265 .337 .420 .257 .229 96 -4.7 3.0 -0.2 -1.5 -0.3 -3.6 -0.5 -3.6 -0.5
1999 ALT AA 0 5 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 NAS AAA 0 106 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .329 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 TUC AAA 0 48 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .382 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 ARI MLB 15 59 .196 .268 .343 .437 .261 .196 98 -4.5 1.6 -0.6 1.2 -0.6 -5.3 -0.4 -5.3 -0.4
2000 TUC AAA 0 99 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .380 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 PHI MLB 17 17 .227 .259 .324 .402 .256 .444 93 -0.6 0.5 0 0.0 -0.3 -0.5 -0.0 -0.5 -0.0
2001 SWB AAA 70 257 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .305 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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
1986 ONE A- 259 42 62 4 1 1 19 31 39 6 6 .281 .371 .321 .041 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1987 FTL A+ 573 83 145 15 2 7 55 64 83 25 3 .294 .377 .375 .081 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1988 COH AAA 551 55 123 24 1 7 5 48 100 28 5 .251 .317 .347 .096 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 CAN AA 108 19 28 5 1 0 3 15 16 1 2 .301 .398 .376 .075 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 CLE MLB 49 10 16 2 1 1 10 3 8 3 0 .348 .388 .500 .152 .307 2.5 -0.5 0.2
1990 CSP AAA 585 89 148 24 9 6 65 72 70 22 15 .299 .389 .420 .121 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 CSP AAA 58 5 10 1 1 1 3 6 9 2 1 .196 .276 .314 .118 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 SYR AAA 266 40 72 11 3 7 32 47 22 9 6 .330 .447 .505 .174 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 TOR MLB 14 1 4 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 .308 .357 .308 .000 .221 -1.3 -0.2 -0.2
1991 CLE MLB 114 11 23 7 0 0 5 10 16 0 0 .230 .300 .300 .070 .231 -2.3 -0.2 -0.3
1992 SYR AAA 329 41 67 10 2 10 29 44 43 7 5 .239 .345 .396 .157 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 TOR MLB 33 7 10 3 0 1 3 4 4 0 1 .345 .424 .552 .207 .338 3.4 -0.1 0.4
1993 KNX AA 30 6 6 2 0 0 2 7 3 3 0 .261 .433 .348 .087 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 TOR MLB 198 20 32 4 2 4 28 23 26 3 3 .192 .287 .311 .120 .220 -7.7 -1.1 -0.9
1994 MIL MLB 427 55 85 15 2 9 45 52 68 6 2 .232 .328 .357 .125 .241 4.3 8.7 1.3
1995 NWO AAA 37 3 8 1 1 1 3 4 10 0 0 .242 .324 .424 .182 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 BLT A 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 .000 .375 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 MIL MLB 146 19 34 3 1 4 16 14 21 6 1 .264 .338 .395 .132 .257 2.7 2.5 0.5
1996 NWO AAA 31 4 8 1 0 1 1 7 4 0 0 .348 .516 .522 .174 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 MIL MLB 82 7 12 2 1 2 10 13 17 3 0 .179 .309 .328 .149 .233 -0.8 2.3 0.1
1997 CLG AAA 238 44 71 18 3 9 44 24 26 7 1 .340 .420 .584 .244 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 PIT MLB 191 33 59 16 1 7 33 18 17 4 1 .353 .420 .587 .234 .326 16.4 -3.6 1.3
1998 PIT MLB 324 33 74 13 3 9 46 27 40 5 4 .262 .328 .426 .163 .266 12.5 3.9 1.6
1999 TUC AAA 48 9 15 2 0 2 8 7 4 4 1 .375 .479 .575 .200 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 ALT AA 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 .000 .400 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 ARI MLB 26 6 8 1 0 2 7 2 6 0 0 .348 .385 .652 .304 .358 3.9 -0.0 0.4
1999 PIT MLB 109 2 19 2 0 0 8 13 9 2 2 .209 .311 .231 .022 .223 -3.6 -1.5 -0.5
1999 NAS AAA 106 15 26 3 1 2 17 16 14 3 1 .292 .406 .416 .124 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 ARI MLB 59 5 9 4 0 0 4 5 7 1 1 .173 .241 .250 .077 .196 -5.3 1.2 -0.4
2000 TUC AAA 99 24 31 10 1 4 16 17 7 0 1 .378 .485 .671 .293 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 SWB AAA 257 28 61 22 4 4 27 30 31 9 0 .275 .366 .464 .189 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 PHI MLB 17 1 4 1 0 0 2 1 6 0 0 .267 .353 .333 .067 .227 -0.5 0.0 -0.0

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

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
1999-09-01 1999-09-15 15-DL 14 12 Right Knee Inflammation Tendonitis - -
1999-06-09 1999-08-12 15-DL 64 57 Right Knee Soreness - -
1998-08-05 1998-08-20 15-DL 15 13 - Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
1995-06-07 1995-06-22 15-DL 15 13 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring - -

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  Title Author Date
The Lineup Card: 9 Favorite Extra-Inning GamesBaseball Prospectus2013-06-12
Prospectus Triple Play: Montreal Expos, San Francisco Giants, Toronto Blue JaysBaseball Prospectus2003-05-23
Fun and Games in the Cactus League: A History of Baseball FutilityJonathan Bernstein1997-03-24


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