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Portrait of Josh Barfield

Josh Barfield 2BIndians

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
4 1075 .264 .295 .375 .243 1
Birth Date12-17-1982
Height6' 0"
Weight190 lbs
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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
2006 SDN 23 150 578 539 72 151 32 3 13 228 30 81 2 5 2 58 21 5 .280 .318 .423 .273 29.0 -11.7 1.7
2007 CLE 24 130 444 420 53 102 19 3 3 136 14 90 3 4 3 50 14 5 .243 .270 .324 .211 -9.3 3.9 -0.5
2008 CLE 25 12 33 33 3 6 1 0 0 7 0 10 0 0 0 2 0 0 .182 .182 .212 .128 -2.7 -0.5 -0.3
2009 CLE 26 17 20 20 5 8 1 0 0 9 0 7 0 0 0 2 0 1 .400 .400 .450 .291 2.2 0.2 0.2
Career3091075101213326753616380441885951123511.264.295.375.24319.1-8.31.0

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
2001 IDA Rk 66 300 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .374 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 FTW A 129 574 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .366 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 LEL A+ 6 26 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .100 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 LEL A+ 135 615 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .410 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 MOB AA 138 581 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .289 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 POR AAA 137 578 .317 .280 .356 .448 .274 .367 90 31.6 15.0 -0.7 1.9 1.1 45.4 4.3 45.4 4.3
2006 SDN MLB 150 578 .273 .267 .332 .427 .263 .307 86 8.4 17.4 -0.8 -11.7 5.1 29.0 1.7 29.0 1.7
2007 CLE MLB 130 444 .211 .272 .337 .429 .265 .299 99 -24.3 13.2 -0.6 3.9 4.2 -9.3 -0.5 -9.3 -0.5
2008 CLE MLB 12 33 .128 .249 .342 .392 .258 .261 108 -4.7 1.0 0 -0.5 0.2 -2.7 -0.3 -2.7 -0.3
2008 AKR AA 2 4 .003 .300 .357 .453 .289 .000 102 -1.1 0.1 0 -0.0 0.0 -1.0 -0.1 -1.0 -0.1
2008 BUF AAA 73 320 .248 .260 .326 .399 .259 .295 88 -4.3 9.3 -0.6 6.2 -1.4 2.8 0.9 2.8 0.9
2009 CLE MLB 17 20 .291 .258 .331 .407 .255 .615 102 0.7 0.6 0 0.2 0.9 2.2 0.2 2.2 0.2
2009 COH AAA 73 319 .213 .265 .331 .403 .249 .289 114 -16.2 9.3 -0.9 1.4 -0.4 -8.8 -0.7 -8.8 -0.7
2010 POR AAA 78 284 .255 .283 .358 .442 .272 .322 90 -1.7 8.7 -0.1 -1.4 -0.8 6.5 0.5 6.5 0.5
2011 LEH AAA 123 484 .229 .259 .326 .400 .254 .286 91 -17.7 15.0 -0.9 4.7 -0.2 -4.8 -0.0 -4.8 -0.0
2012 BOW AA 80 311 .241 .262 .333 .400 .264 .292 100 -6 8.6 -2.4 -0.5 1.6 1.4 0.1 1.4 0.1
2012 NOR AAA 4 9 .081 .253 .347 .390 .267 .000 103 -1.8 0.3 -0.1 -0.0 0.0 -1.7 -0.2 -1.7 -0.2

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
2001 IDA Rk 300 51 86 15 4 4 53 16 54 12 4 .310 .355 .437 .126 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 LEL A+ 26 2 2 0 0 0 4 1 4 0 0 .087 .120 .087 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 FTW A 574 73 164 22 3 8 57 26 105 26 8 .306 .341 .403 .097 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 LEL A+ 615 99 185 46 6 16 128 50 122 16 4 .337 .396 .530 .193 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 MOB AA 581 79 129 28 3 18 90 48 119 4 2 .248 .317 .417 .169 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 POR AAA 578 74 160 25 1 15 72 52 108 20 5 .310 .373 .450 .140 .317 45.4 1.9 4.3
2006 SDN MLB 578 72 151 32 3 13 58 30 81 21 5 .280 .318 .423 .143 .273 29.0 -11.7 1.7
2007 CLE MLB 444 53 102 19 3 3 50 14 90 14 5 .243 .270 .324 .081 .211 -9.3 3.9 -0.5
2008 AKR AA 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .003 -1.0 -0.0 -0.1
2008 BUF AAA 320 30 75 18 1 5 23 15 58 9 5 .251 .292 .368 .117 .248 2.8 6.2 0.9
2008 CLE MLB 33 3 6 1 0 0 2 0 10 0 0 .182 .182 .212 .030 .128 -2.7 -0.5 -0.3
2009 COH AAA 319 27 77 15 0 3 35 8 48 5 3 .252 .272 .331 .079 .213 -8.8 1.4 -0.7
2009 CLE MLB 20 5 8 1 0 0 2 0 7 0 1 .400 .400 .450 .050 .291 2.2 0.2 0.2
2010 POR AAA 284 33 78 13 0 5 36 13 34 4 1 .294 .329 .400 .106 .255 6.5 -1.4 0.5
2011 LEH AAA 484 47 116 23 4 6 55 21 70 12 8 .257 .284 .365 .108 .229 -4.8 4.7 -0.0
2012 BOW AA 311 41 76 19 1 1 30 23 30 17 6 .267 .318 .351 .084 .241 1.4 -0.5 0.1
2012 NOR AAA 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .000 .111 .000 .000 .081 -1.7 -0.0 -0.2

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 109 0.5321 0.5138 0.8036 0.6207 0.3922 0.8889 0.6500 0.1786
2009 74 0.6081 0.4865 0.7778 0.5556 0.3793 0.8800 0.5455 0.2222
Career1830.56280.50280.79320.59440.3870.88530.60770.1962

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2010-06-24 2010-07-06 Minors 12 0 Not Disclosed -
2010-04-14 2010-05-25 Minors 41 0 Not Disclosed -
2008-06-12 2008-09-02 60-DL 82 70 Left Fingers Surgery Middle Finger Ligament 2008-06-17
2004-03-08 2004-03-15 Camp 7 0 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2012 BAL $
2011 PHI $
2009 CLE $416,100
2008 CLE $416,000
2007 CLE $395,800
2006 SDN $327,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$1,554,900
4 yrTotal$1,554,900

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 158 d1 year (2012)

Details
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by Baltimore as a free agent 5/20/12 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2011). Signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 11/29/10 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2010). Signed by San Diego as a free agent 2/10 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year$0.4161M (2009). Re-signed by Cleveland 2/22/09 (split contract, $237,500 in minors). Sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 8/11/09.
  • 1 year/$0.416M (2008). Re-signed by Cleveland 2/28/08 (split contract, $237,500 in minors).
  • 1 year/$0.3958M (2007). Re-signed by Cleveland 3/07.
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006). Re-signed 2/06. Acquired by Cleveland in trade from San Diego 11/06.
  • 1 year (2005). Contract purchased by San Diego 11/04.
  • Drafted by San Diego 2001 (4-120). $0.3M signing bonus.

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