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John Baker CPadres

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
7 1228 .247 .330 .341 .245 2.5
Birth Date1-20-1981
Height6' 1"
Weight215 lbs
BatsL
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
2008 FLO 27 61 233 197 32 59 14 0 5 88 30 48 2 3 1 32 0 0 .299 .392 .447 .299 20.6 -1.3 1.9
2009 FLO 28 112 423 373 59 101 25 0 9 153 41 89 5 2 2 50 0 0 .271 .349 .410 .265 24.1 -1.4 2.3
2010 FLO 29 23 88 78 7 17 3 1 0 22 9 18 1 0 0 6 0 0 .218 .307 .282 .222 0.8 -0.5 0.0
2011 FLO 30 16 16 13 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 .154 .267 .154 .173 -0.9 -0.0 -0.1
2012 SDN 31 63 214 193 17 46 8 0 0 54 20 41 0 0 1 14 2 1 .238 .310 .280 .229 -2.2 0.5 -0.2
2013 SDN 32 16 46 40 0 6 0 0 0 6 6 12 0 0 0 2 0 0 .150 .261 .150 .140 -2.6 0.0 -0.3
2014 CHN 33 68 208 182 9 35 7 0 0 42 19 58 2 2 3 15 0 0 .192 .273 .231 .198 -10.1 -0.8 -1.2
Career3591228107612426657114367127269107812021.247.330.341.24529.7-3.52.5

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
2002 VAN A- 39 144 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .338 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 KNC A 82 365 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .398 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 MID AA 43 171 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .340 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 MID AA 117 498 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .327 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 SAC AAA 14 56 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .654 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 SAC AAA 103 387 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .295 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 SAC AAA 83 340 .273 .265 .339 .410 .259 .355 98 4.7 9.6 4.9 0.9 4.6 19.1 2.0 19.1 2.0
2007 ABQ AAA 89 303 .248 .271 .343 .425 .260 .338 120 -3.9 9.0 4.9 0.5 -2.2 9.4 1.0 9.4 1.0
2008 FLO MLB 61 233 .299 .258 .329 .409 .261 .367 95 9.8 6.7 4 -1.3 0.9 20.6 1.9 20.6 1.9
2008 ABQ AAA 59 221 .274 .275 .347 .441 .260 .366 126 3.4 6.8 3.4 0.3 2.0 16.2 1.6 16.2 1.6
2009 FLO MLB 112 423 .265 .263 .334 .421 .267 .332 97 2.4 12.2 7.2 -1.4 0.1 24.1 2.3 24.1 2.3
2010 FLO MLB 23 88 .222 .254 .322 .388 .265 .283 92 -3.4 2.4 1.4 -0.5 1.2 0.8 0.0 0.8 0.0
2010 JUP A+ 3 8 .351 .255 .311 .360 .256 .400 86 0.8 0.2 0 -0.0 0.1 1.1 0.1 1.1 0.1
2011 FLO MLB 16 16 .173 .240 .310 .336 .245 .200 96 -1.4 0.4 0 -0.0 -0.0 -0.9 -0.1 -0.9 -0.1
2011 JUP A+ 12 39 .370 .269 .347 .385 .268 .400 87 4.8 1.2 0.1 0.1 0.2 6.0 0.6 6.0 0.6
2011 JAX AA 3 10 .158 .252 .325 .395 .249 .250 97 -1.1 0.3 0.2 -0.0 0.2 -0.6 -0.1 -0.6 -0.1
2011 TDE Wnt 11 30 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .118 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 SDN MLB 63 214 .229 .253 .315 .395 .257 .303 94 -6.6 5.9 3.4 0.5 -1.8 -2.2 -0.2 -2.2 -0.2
2013 SDN MLB 16 46 .140 .255 .313 .396 .256 .214 98 -5.3 1.2 0.7 0.0 0.1 -2.6 -0.3 -2.6 -0.3
2013 ABQ AAA 40 153 .222 .256 .328 .383 .261 .235 108 -6.4 4.4 2.4 -0.2 1.2 1.8 0.2 1.8 0.2
2013 TUC AAA 4 16 .240 .254 .318 .385 .258 .375 109 -0.4 0.5 0.1 -0.0 0.1 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0
2014 CHN MLB 68 208 .198 .244 .304 .378 .256 .278 98 -12.1 5.3 3.2 -0.8 -3.9 -9.9 -1.2 -10.1 -1.2

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
2002 VAN A- 144 15 27 5 0 1 13 22 37 2 0 .235 .389 .304 .070 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 KNC A 365 42 94 23 2 6 49 47 77 1 0 .309 .418 .457 .148 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 MID AA 171 16 36 3 0 1 21 14 46 0 0 .240 .321 .280 .040 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 MID AA 498 67 123 32 5 15 78 37 94 0 2 .280 .359 .478 .198 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 SAC AAA 56 11 17 3 0 0 10 6 23 0 0 .347 .429 .408 .061 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 SAC AAA 387 43 81 24 3 5 41 30 90 1 0 .234 .297 .364 .130 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 SAC AAA 340 49 80 19 1 4 38 40 77 6 0 .273 .362 .386 .113 .273 19.1 0.9 2.0
2007 ABQ AAA 303 35 77 15 0 8 41 28 58 2 0 .285 .361 .430 .144 .248 9.4 0.5 1.0
2008 FLO MLB 233 32 59 14 0 5 32 30 48 0 0 .299 .392 .447 .147 .299 20.6 -1.3 1.9
2008 ABQ AAA 221 35 62 14 1 6 31 24 34 1 2 .321 .402 .497 .176 .274 16.2 0.3 1.6
2009 FLO MLB 423 59 101 25 0 9 50 41 89 0 0 .271 .349 .410 .139 .265 24.1 -1.4 2.3
2010 FLO MLB 88 7 17 3 1 0 6 9 18 0 0 .218 .307 .282 .064 .222 0.8 -0.5 0.0
2010 JUP A+ 8 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .000 .351 1.1 -0.0 0.1
2011 TDE Wnt 30 2 2 1 0 0 1 2 9 0 0 .080 .172 .120 .040 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 JAX AA 10 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 .111 .200 .222 .111 .158 -0.6 -0.0 -0.1
2011 JUP A+ 39 8 8 2 2 0 1 10 8 0 0 .286 .487 .500 .214 .370 6.0 0.1 0.6
2011 FLO MLB 16 0 2 0 0 0 1 2 3 0 0 .154 .267 .154 .000 .173 -0.9 -0.0 -0.1
2012 SDN MLB 214 17 46 8 0 0 14 20 41 2 1 .238 .310 .280 .041 .229 -2.2 0.5 -0.2
2013 ABQ AAA 153 14 27 1 0 4 17 18 33 0 1 .203 .294 .301 .098 .222 1.8 -0.2 0.2
2013 TUC AAA 16 2 3 0 0 0 1 2 5 0 0 .231 .375 .231 .000 .240 0.3 -0.0 0.0
2013 SDN MLB 46 0 6 0 0 0 2 6 12 0 0 .150 .261 .150 .000 .140 -2.6 0.0 -0.3
2014 CHN MLB 208 9 35 7 0 0 15 19 58 0 0 .192 .273 .231 .038 .198 -10.1 -0.8 -1.2

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 888 0.4685 0.4345 0.8104 0.6082 0.2797 0.9012 0.6364 0.1870
2009 1567 0.5041 0.4263 0.8024 0.5975 0.2523 0.8750 0.6276 0.1961
2010 309 0.4984 0.4693 0.7862 0.6299 0.3097 0.8866 0.5833 0.2069
2011 67 0.4776 0.4627 0.7742 0.7188 0.2286 0.7391 0.8750 0.2258
2012 785 0.5006 0.4483 0.8177 0.6234 0.2704 0.9020 0.6226 0.1823
2013 172 0.4244 0.3721 0.7813 0.5753 0.2222 0.9524 0.4545 0.2188
2014 806 0.5124 0.4653 0.7733 0.6513 0.2697 0.8476 0.5849 0.2240
Career45940.49430.43990.79920.61660.26610.88160.61510.1989

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-06-05 2014-06-06 DTD 1 1 - Neck Contusion Foul Ball -
2012-03-06 2012-03-07 Camp 1 0 - General Medical Illness - -
2011-03-22 2011-09-05 60-DL 167 139 Right Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2010-09-03
2010-05-13 2010-10-04 60-DL 144 128 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2010-09-03
2010-03-22 2010-03-24 Camp 2 0 General Medical Illness GI -
2010-03-04 2010-03-16 Camp 12 0 Right Forearm Tightness -
2009-09-22 2009-09-22 DTD 0 0 Left Hand Contusion -
2009-08-26 2009-08-28 DTD 2 2 Low Back Tightness -
2009-06-10 2009-06-12 DTD 2 2 Left Face Laceration Above Eye -
2008-09-24 2008-09-26 DTD 2 1 Left Knee Soreness -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 CHN $875,000
2013 SDN $930,000
2012 SDN $750,000
2011 FLO $417,000
2010 FLO $415,000
2009 FLO $400,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
5 yrPrevious$2,912,000
2011Current$875,000
6 yrPvs + Cur$3,787,000
6 yrTotal$3,787,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
5 y 141 dJoe Urbon1 year/$0.875M (2014)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.875M (2014). Signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/18/13 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Chicago Cubs 3/30/14. Non-tendered by Chicago Cubs 12/2/14.
  • 1 year/$0.93M (2013). Re-signed by San Diego 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration). Claimed by LA Dodgers off waivers 6/15/13 after being DFA by San Diego 6/10/13. Sent outright to Triple-A by LA Dodgers 8/5/13. Elected free agency 10/13.
  • 1 year/$0.75M (2012). Signed by San Diego 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.417M (2011). Re-signed by Florida 3/1/11. Acquired by San Diego in trade from Miami 11/22/11.
  • 1 year/$0.415M (2010). Re-signed by Florida 3/2/10.
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009). Re-signed by Florida 2/23/09.
  • 1 year (2008). Contract purchased by Florida 7/8/08.
  • 1 year (2007). Acquired by Florida in trade from Oakland 3/07.
  • 1 year (2006). Claimed by Florida off waivers from Oakland 12/05. DFA by Florida 1/06. Claimed by Oakland off waivers from Florida 1/06.
  • 1 year (2005). Contract purchased by Oakland 11/04.
  • Drafted by Oakland 2002 (4-128) (Cal).

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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
2008 4227 -3 0.7 1.1 2336 -1.0 -0.2 -0.7 0.4 0.4
2009 8181 -55 -5.9 -5.0 4681 -3.7 -1.0 -1.5 -6.9 -6.5
2010 1527 -3 -0.5 -2.2 860 -0.5 -0.1 -1.1 -0.6 -3.3
2011 22 0 -0.0 -7.1 9 -0.0 -0.0 -1.6 -0.0 -8.7
2012 4251 -14 -0.8 -1.3 2239 1.6 0.4 1.4 -0.3 0.1
2013 931 1 0.4 3.3 503 -0.4 -0.1 -1.5 0.3 1.8
2014 4053 -10 -1.5 -2.5 2314 -8.7 -2.5 -7.4 -3.9 -10.0
total 23192 -85 -7.3 -2.2 12942 -11.1 -3.1 -1.7 -10.3 -3.9

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