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Matt Carson RFIndians

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 32)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
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Birth Date7-1-1981
Height6' 2"
Weight200 lbs
Age33 years, 2 months, 19 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
-0.32010
2011
-0.22012
0.52013
0.72014
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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
2009 OAK 27 10 22 21 1 6 0 0 1 9 0 7 0 1 0 5 0 0 .286 .273 .429 .242 -0.0 -0.0 -0.0
2010 OAK 28 36 83 79 7 14 2 0 4 28 2 23 0 2 0 9 4 0 .177 .193 .354 .223 -2.9 0.1 -0.3
2012 MIN 30 26 69 66 3 15 1 0 0 16 2 21 0 1 0 4 0 0 .227 .246 .242 .226 -1.1 -0.6 -0.2
2013 CLE 31 20 13 11 5 7 0 0 1 10 1 1 1 0 0 3 3 0 .636 .692 .909 .562 4.2 -0.0 0.5
Career921871771642306635521402170.237.257.356.2500.3-0.6-0.0

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
2002 STA A- 48 193 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .273 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 BCR A 119 482 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .315 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 BCR A 95 414 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .357 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 TAM A+ 37 137 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .202 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 TAM A+ 84 364 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .298 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 TRN AA 28 103 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .240 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 TAM A+ 40 165 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .250 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 TRN AA 29 97 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .312 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 TRN AA 129 521 .276 .264 .338 .399 .260 .290 94 9.3 16.1 -2.9 -2.7 4.9 32.9 3.1 32.9 3.1
2008 TRN AA 27 122 .309 .266 .342 .404 .261 .295 94 6.7 3.6 -1.5 1.0 -1.0 8.8 1.0 8.8 1.0
2008 SWB AAA 84 339 .272 .262 .331 .398 .262 .333 86 4.6 10.4 -1.3 1.8 2.9 19.3 2.0 19.3 2.0
2009 OAK MLB 10 22 .242 .276 .339 .454 .270 .357 98 -0.4 0.6 -0.2 -0.0 -0.3 -0.0 -0.0 -0.0 -0.0
2009 SAC AAA 118 493 .309 .270 .339 .417 .270 .280 91 27.3 15.0 -0.5 1.7 3.1 47.1 4.8 43.8 4.5
2010 OAK MLB 36 83 .223 .254 .314 .393 .249 .185 102 -3.2 2.3 -0.6 0.1 -0.6 -2.9 -0.3 -2.9 -0.3
2010 SAC AAA 64 276 .320 .280 .347 .441 .271 .353 89 18.4 8.3 0.4 -0.8 5.1 30.0 2.8 30.0 2.8
2011 DUR AAA 22 95 .289 .251 .326 .383 .252 .296 91 3.2 2.9 -0.7 1.1 -0.2 6.6 0.7 6.6 0.7
2011 SAC AAA 90 400 .293 .292 .361 .465 .269 .327 96 15.6 12.4 -3.2 5.8 1.9 27.5 3.2 27.5 3.2
2011 EST Wnt 8 30 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .176 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 MIN MLB 26 69 .226 .249 .309 .399 .254 .326 102 -2.3 1.9 -0.6 -0.6 -0.5 -1.1 -0.2 -1.1 -0.2
2012 ROC AAA 115 469 .288 .259 .328 .393 .253 .345 94 14.6 13.9 -4.5 -3.3 4.6 34.7 3.1 32.4 2.9
2013 CLE MLB 20 13 .562 .252 .322 .375 .267 .667 98 3.8 0.3 -0.1 -0.0 0.1 4.2 0.5 4.2 0.5
2013 COH AAA 121 490 .244 .253 .326 .382 .253 .315 102 -8.2 14.1 -4 9.7 0.9 8.7 1.9 8.7 1.9
2014 COH AAA 82 311 .249 .260 .327 .393 .251 .335 107 -3.8 9.3 -1.5 -2.9 1.9 6.4 0.3 6.4 0.3

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 STA A- 193 19 36 8 4 1 11 11 48 4 1 .203 .266 .311 .107 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 BCR A 482 61 112 20 1 11 52 37 100 1 1 .259 .326 .387 .127 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 BCR A 414 59 116 23 2 12 58 22 78 21 7 .304 .357 .470 .165 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 TAM A+ 137 16 22 7 0 3 17 6 33 2 1 .171 .212 .295 .124 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 TRN AA 103 10 19 5 0 1 5 0 25 2 3 .192 .204 .273 .081 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 TAM A+ 364 43 81 14 3 8 39 31 68 10 2 .252 .333 .389 .137 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 TAM A+ 165 15 33 4 1 8 21 21 31 5 3 .243 .346 .463 .221 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 TRN AA 97 10 22 8 1 2 9 4 25 0 0 .256 .289 .442 .186 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 TRN AA 521 72 117 24 3 16 76 33 109 9 0 .248 .309 .414 .166 .276 32.9 -2.7 3.1
2008 TRN AA 122 17 31 7 4 5 26 9 20 1 1 .277 .328 .545 .268 .309 8.8 1.0 1.0
2008 SWB AAA 339 53 88 10 6 10 38 21 63 10 3 .289 .348 .459 .170 .272 19.3 1.8 2.0
2009 SAC AAA 493 68 116 29 3 25 77 38 94 15 4 .264 .328 .514 .250 .309 43.8 1.7 4.5
2009 OAK MLB 22 1 6 0 0 1 5 0 7 0 0 .286 .273 .429 .143 .242 -0.0 -0.0 -0.0
2010 OAK MLB 83 7 14 2 0 4 9 2 23 4 0 .177 .193 .354 .177 .223 -2.9 0.1 -0.3
2010 SAC AAA 276 53 74 18 2 13 36 24 58 13 4 .303 .380 .553 .250 .320 30.0 -0.8 2.8
2011 EST Wnt 30 0 3 2 0 0 0 3 9 0 0 .115 .233 .192 .077 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 DUR AAA 95 15 21 7 0 5 10 9 25 0 0 .250 .337 .512 .262 .289 6.6 1.1 0.7
2011 SAC AAA 400 61 105 34 1 19 65 27 88 11 1 .285 .338 .538 .253 .293 27.5 5.8 3.2
2012 MIN MLB 69 3 15 1 0 0 4 2 21 0 0 .227 .246 .242 .015 .226 -1.1 -0.6 -0.2
2012 ROC AAA 469 64 119 28 2 14 53 37 106 9 5 .282 .347 .457 .175 .288 32.4 -3.3 2.9
2013 COH AAA 490 57 110 16 2 14 49 39 119 14 4 .252 .322 .394 .142 .244 8.7 9.7 1.9
2013 CLE MLB 13 5 7 0 0 1 3 1 1 3 0 .636 .692 .909 .273 .562 4.2 -0.0 0.5
2014 COH AAA 311 47 71 13 1 10 32 27 85 11 1 .259 .335 .423 .164 .249 6.4 -2.9 0.3

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
2009 93 0.4301 0.5699 0.6981 0.5750 0.5660 0.8696 0.5667 0.3019
2010 300 0.5567 0.5200 0.7244 0.6946 0.3008 0.8276 0.4250 0.2756
2012 252 0.5079 0.5317 0.6940 0.6641 0.3952 0.8000 0.5102 0.3060
2013 40 0.4750 0.5250 0.8095 0.8421 0.2381 0.8125 0.8000 0.1905
Career6850.51680.53140.71460.67580.36790.82230.49750.2854

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-05-25 2014-07-05 Minors 41 0 Left Ankle Sprain -
2014-03-15 2014-03-17 Camp 2 0 Right Hand Contusion - -
2014-03-14 2014-03-15 Camp 1 0 Right Thumb Soreness - -
2011-08-08 2011-08-16 Minors 8 0 - Not Disclosed - -
2010-09-30 2010-10-04 DTD 4 4 Low Back Stiffness -
2010-05-03 2010-05-22 Minors 19 0 Right Abdomen Strain Oblique -
2008-05-25 2008-06-01 Minors 7 0 Left Lower Leg Strain Calf - -
2006-05-25 2006-07-11 Minors 47 0 - Head Concussion - -
2005-08-03 2005-08-25 Minors 22 0 Left Shoulder Inflammation - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 20 d1 year (2013)

Details
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by Cleveland as a free agent 11/19/12 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Cleveland 8/28/13. Non-tendered by Cleveland 12/2/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by Minnesota as a free agent 11/23/11 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Minnesota 8/17/12. Sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 10/24/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Signed by Oakland 11/2/10 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2010). Contract purchased by Oakland 4/22/10. Sent outright to Triple-A 11/2/10.
  • 1 year (2009). Signed by Oakland as a free agent 12/1/08 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Oakland 9/18/09. Sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 10/30/09.
  • Drafted by NY Yankees 2002 (5-156) (BYU).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .321 .353 .564 .370
11 vs R (Multi) .288 .324 .292 .241
18 Split (Multi) -.033 -.029 -.272 -.129
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.013 -.023 -.037 -.020
30 vs L (2013) 1.000 1.000 2.000 .906
31 vs R (2013) .500 .600 .500 .410
38 Split (2013) -.500 -.400 -1.500 -.495
39 LgAvg (2013) -.011 -.021 -.036 -.019

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BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: AL Wild Card Game PreviewR.J. Anderson2013-10-02
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Cleveland SocksDaniel Rathman2013-09-25
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: The Weekend's Playoff DevelopmentsDaniel Rathman2013-09-23
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 20, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-20
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 16, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-16
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 29, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-29
Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 1, 2013Clint Chisam2013-04-01
Daily Roundup: Around the League: April 1, 2013Joe Hamrahi2013-04-01
What You Need to Know: Monday, September 24Daniel Rathman2012-09-24
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: The Replacement-level KillersJay Jaffe2011-01-21
Transaction Analysis: Western Divisions BackfillChristina Kahrl2010-11-20
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Western HorizonsChristina Kahrl2010-07-07
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: The Snakes Start SheddingChristina Kahrl2010-06-15
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Weekend OmnibusChristina Kahrl2010-06-11
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: 25th Man TweaksChristina Kahrl2010-05-11
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Odds and EndsChristina Kahrl2010-05-05
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: What's Best in the West?Christina Kahrl2010-05-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Rounding Out the ALChristina Kahrl2010-04-26
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Backwater Piracy and Sabeanesque SplurgesChristina Kahrl2009-11-04
This article requires BP Premium accessWinter League Preview: The Dominican LeagueCarlos J. Lugo2009-10-18
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: AL RoundupChristina Kahrl2009-09-23


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