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Birth Date4-24-1986
Height5' 11"
Weight215 lbs
Age28 years, 4 months, 6 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
0.32010
0.02011
-0.32012
2013
0.12014
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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
2008 OAK 22 22 87 80 7 20 7 1 1 32 6 24 1 0 0 14 2 0 .250 .310 .400 .247 -0.0 2.4 0.2
2009 OAK 23 23 57 53 6 8 2 0 1 13 3 16 1 0 0 6 0 0 .151 .211 .245 .178 -4.2 -1.7 -0.6
2010 SDN 24 53 147 132 17 38 12 1 1 55 7 28 3 3 2 15 1 3 .288 .331 .417 .274 3.3 -0.4 0.3
2011 SDN 25 52 101 90 12 16 6 1 3 33 9 17 1 1 0 9 1 0 .178 .257 .367 .234 -0.1 0.3 0.0
2012 CLE 26 72 109 97 5 17 4 0 1 24 9 25 0 0 3 7 0 3 .175 .245 .247 .204 -2.9 0.0 -0.3
Career22250145247993137157341106455146.219.280.347.235-4.00.6-0.3

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
2005 KAN A 10 29 .121 .261 .348 .423 .250 .158 82 -2.5 0.5 -0.3 0.1 0.0 -2.2 -0.2 -2.2 -0.2
2005 BRI Rk 56 255 .312 .265 .344 .409 .274 .378 101 11.7 6.1 -2.2 -4.9 2.3 16.9 1.1 16.9 1.1
2006 KAN A 95 402 .296 .257 .335 .377 .262 .346 100 11 8.4 -2.2 -0.2 1.6 17.5 1.8 17.5 1.8
2007 VIS A+ 29 135 .339 .273 .343 .435 .276 .410 97 12.2 4.1 -0.5 -0.2 0.2 14.8 1.4 14.8 1.4
2007 WNS A+ 67 306 .289 .261 .336 .398 .258 .310 107 10 9.4 -3.3 -7.2 2.0 17.6 1.0 17.6 1.0
2007 MOB AA 31 132 .325 .270 .337 .408 .277 .337 92 9.2 3.8 -0.9 -1.3 0.6 14.4 1.3 14.4 1.3
2008 OAK MLB 22 87 .247 .276 .340 .439 .265 .345 101 -1.3 2.5 -0.6 2.4 -0.9 -0.0 0.2 -0.0 0.2
2008 MID AA 87 401 .334 .272 .345 .410 .280 .395 90 32.4 11.8 -0.4 -3.2 2.6 44.5 4.1 44.5 4.1
2008 SAC AAA 20 89 .357 .276 .340 .443 .257 .436 105 9.8 2.7 -0.8 -1.3 0.8 14.6 1.3 14.6 1.3
2009 OAK MLB 23 57 .178 .267 .335 .431 .263 .194 105 -5 1.6 -0.6 -1.7 -0.3 -4.2 -0.6 -4.2 -0.6
2009 SAC AAA 83 375 .311 .273 .344 .431 .274 .360 91 21.8 11.4 -3.8 -6.1 0.0 31.0 2.4 31.0 2.4
2010 SDN MLB 53 147 .274 .259 .318 .409 .261 .349 88 2.1 4.1 -1 -0.4 -1.3 3.3 0.3 3.3 0.3
2010 POR AAA 80 308 .253 .271 .345 .416 .264 .308 89 -2.4 9.3 -2.7 -9.6 -3.7 -1.1 -1.0 -1.1 -1.0
2011 SDN MLB 52 101 .234 .242 .306 .374 .251 .183 91 -2.6 2.7 -0.6 0.3 0.4 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 0.0
2011 TUC AAA 87 384 .304 .297 .363 .472 .269 .368 110 19.9 11.9 -4 1.3 -1.1 23.6 2.4 23.6 2.4
2012 CLE MLB 72 109 .204 .258 .326 .409 .263 .225 99 -6 3.0 -0.6 0.0 -0.4 -2.9 -0.3 -2.9 -0.3
2012 COH AAA 22 84 .224 .254 .332 .391 .252 .255 110 -3.4 2.5 0 3.3 0.4 -0.3 0.3 -0.3 0.3
2013 ROU AAA 115 486 .262 .261 .336 .408 .267 .284 94 1.2 13.9 -4.8 -2.1 1.1 8.4 0.6 8.4 0.6
2014 RNO AAA 92 281 .237 .281 .348 .432 .270 .308 110 -7.4 8.3 -1.6 -2.9 3.1 3.0 0.0 3.0 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
2005 BRI Rk 255 41 70 10 2 5 25 16 45 6 5 .315 .397 .446 .131 .312 16.9 -4.9 1.1
2005 KAN A 29 7 3 0 0 0 2 3 7 1 0 .115 .207 .115 .000 .121 -2.2 0.1 -0.2
2006 KAN A 402 58 104 26 3 11 41 34 72 19 10 .305 .378 .496 .191 .296 17.5 -0.2 1.8
2007 MOB AA 132 25 34 8 3 5 20 12 27 1 3 .288 .364 .534 .246 .325 14.4 -1.3 1.3
2007 WNS A+ 306 51 74 12 5 8 37 34 39 22 8 .294 .376 .476 .183 .289 17.6 -7.2 1.0
2007 VIS A+ 135 25 44 11 2 3 20 5 23 5 3 .358 .383 .553 .195 .339 14.8 -0.2 1.4
2008 MID AA 401 65 110 18 6 12 52 38 92 12 4 .317 .387 .507 .190 .334 44.5 -3.2 4.1
2008 OAK MLB 87 7 20 7 1 1 14 6 24 2 0 .250 .310 .400 .150 .247 -0.0 2.4 0.2
2008 SAC AAA 89 21 29 5 0 5 14 11 16 3 1 .382 .466 .645 .263 .357 14.6 -1.3 1.3
2009 SAC AAA 375 62 101 24 1 11 48 33 74 11 4 .302 .373 .479 .177 .311 31.0 -6.1 2.4
2009 OAK MLB 57 6 8 2 0 1 6 3 16 0 0 .151 .211 .245 .094 .178 -4.2 -1.7 -0.6
2010 SDN MLB 147 17 38 12 1 1 15 7 28 1 3 .288 .331 .417 .129 .274 3.3 -0.4 0.3
2010 POR AAA 308 30 68 17 3 7 45 28 68 2 7 .251 .332 .413 .162 .253 -1.1 -9.6 -1.0
2011 TUC AAA 384 65 112 34 4 9 63 38 54 4 4 .329 .398 .532 .203 .304 23.6 1.3 2.4
2011 SDN MLB 101 12 16 6 1 3 9 9 17 1 0 .178 .257 .367 .189 .234 -0.1 0.3 0.0
2012 CLE MLB 109 5 17 4 0 1 7 9 25 0 3 .175 .245 .247 .072 .204 -2.9 0.0 -0.3
2012 COH AAA 84 6 15 4 0 2 5 8 21 0 0 .203 .280 .338 .135 .224 -0.3 3.3 0.3
2013 ROU AAA 486 63 104 31 2 10 50 50 84 12 3 .247 .337 .401 .154 .262 8.4 -2.1 0.6
2014 RNO AAA 281 33 62 16 3 0 31 29 46 2 1 .255 .342 .346 .091 .237 3.0 -2.9 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
2008 293 0.5904 0.5085 0.7248 0.6705 0.2750 0.7931 0.4848 0.2752
2009 222 0.5225 0.4865 0.6852 0.6983 0.2547 0.7901 0.3704 0.3148
2010 486 0.5391 0.5258 0.8078 0.7214 0.2946 0.8836 0.5909 0.1882
2011 394 0.5102 0.4797 0.8095 0.7114 0.2383 0.8741 0.6087 0.1905
2012 407 0.4963 0.4791 0.7846 0.6683 0.2927 0.8444 0.6500 0.2154
Career18020.52940.49750.77430.69610.27380.84640.56370.2246

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2012-05-12 2012-06-22 Minors 41 0 Left Ankle Fracture - -
2012-03-01 2012-03-04 Camp 3 0 Left Hand Soreness - -
2011-07-16 2011-07-23 Minors 7 7 - Head Concussion - -
2011-03-22 2011-03-28 Camp 6 0 Lower Leg Soreness Calf -
2009-06-09 2009-06-10 DTD 1 1 Head Concussion -
2009-04-12 2009-05-09 Minors 27 0 Right Shoulder Separation AC Joint -
2008-04-03 2008-05-01 Minors 28 0 Left Wrist Fracture Sliding -
2006-05-15 2006-06-22 Minors 38 0 Left Ankle Fracture - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2012 CLE $482,300
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$482,300
1 yrTotal$482,300

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 158 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 11/11/13 (minor-league contract). Released by Chicago Cubs 3/12/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by Texas as a free agent 11/12/12 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.4823M (2012). Re-signed by Cleveland 3/3/12. DFA by Cleveland 7/25/12. Sent outright to Triple-A 7/28/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Re-signed by San Diego 2/27/11. Acquired by Cleveland in trade from San Diego 12/16/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Acquired by San Diego in trade from Oakland 1/16/10. Re-signed by San Diego 3/3/10.
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009). Re-signed by Oakland 2/21/09.
  • 1 year (2008). Contract purchased by Oakland 8/30/08.
  • 1 year (2007). Acquired by Arizona in trade from Chicago White Sox 6/16/07. Acquired by Oakland in trade from Arizona 12/14/07.
  • Drafted by Chicago White Sox 2005 (6-185) (Everett CC, Wash.). $0.14M signing bonus.

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BP Unfiltered: Winter Meetings Dispatch: GiophysicsJay Jaffe2011-12-07
Divide and Conquer, NL West: What are the Padres Getting in Josh Byrnes?Geoff Young2011-10-25
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Tater Trot Tracker: Trot Times for September 25Larry Granillo2011-09-26
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Tater Trot Tracker: Trot Times for August 5Larry Granillo2011-08-06
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Purpose Pitches: The Sorry State of PlatooningChristina Kahrl2011-02-03
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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2012-03-15 12:00:00 (link to chat)Who should win the Indians LF carousel? Who has the best chance to stick?
(SaberTJ from Cleveland, OH)
My unofficial survey of who is fighting for the job: Shelley Duncan, Aaron Cunningham, Ryan Spilborghs, Felix Pie, Fred Lewis, and Russ Canzler.

I cannot envision Canzler playing a tolerable corner outfield, so Iíll say not him. Same result with Pie for different reasons. From there, you have Lewis and three righty bats, but Duncan and Cunningham are both out of options. So I guess the Indians might keep those two and store Lewis and Spilborghs in Triple-A for depth. I might opt for a platoon between Lewis and whichever of the two righties youíre higher on. (R.J. Anderson)
2012-02-14 13:00:00 (link to chat)What's your take on Grady Sizemore? If he ends up hurt again by the end of spring training, is Ezequiel Carrera a fantasy asset?
(LoyalRoyal from Doin' Time in Leavenworth)
He's just so risky. Unless you get him late in a draft, I wouldn't bother. I don't see him ever staying healthy for a full year. Carrera could very well be a fantasy asset, especially with his speed, although the Indians do have other options. They could put Brantley in CF again and put a guy like Shelly Duncan in LF (though I don't think Brantley is a good CF). They have Ryan Spilborghs and Aaron Cunningham too, but I think Carrera has the inside track on those two. The interesting thing with him is how often they batted him leadoff when he was filling in last season. (Derek Carty)
2011-05-18 13:00:00 (link to chat)What are the odds that Aaron Cunningham gets a shot in the Padres outfield this year?
(goiter6 from MN)
Less than 50-50. He doesn't seem too high up on their pecking order anymore. (John Perrotto)
2010-12-07 13:00:00 (link to chat)So you Red Sox joy counterbalances your Padres' sadness on the Gonzalez deal?
(formersd from San Diego)
There really isn't any Padres' sadness, honestly. Here is my thinking.

As great as Adrian Gonzalez is--and he's one of the top players in the game--he is one guy. The Padres had reason to believe the 2011 team could be a bit better, with an improved rotation, a full season of (healthy) Ryan Ludwick, Cameron Maybin possibly blossoming in center with another year in the majors, Kyle Blanks coming back from his TJ surgery, etc. If they acquire Brendan Ryan in a trade to man shortstop as is expected, and then sign someone like Derrek Lee to play first base, then you're talking about a team that could still win something like 82-85 games. Then, in 2012, you have Casey Kelly, Anthony Rizzo, Simon Castro and maybe Drew Cumberland coming up if he continues to tear up the minors. That is an exciting roster all of a sudden, and it was brought about without fielding a terrible team.

The Padres can trade Bell and Ludwick in July and still have a decent team, assuming Aaron Cunningham or Kyle Blanks can slot into Ludwick's place and they bump Mike Adams up to the role of closer. The gloom and doom mentality coming out of San Diego after the trade of Adrian Gonzalez is almost enough to make me start a Padres' blog in response. (Marc Normandin)
2010-10-14 13:00:00 (link to chat)But can't you also blame Bud and I for hiding how bad my shoulder was (according to stories in SD papers)? My production didn't suffer because I was slacking off, but I was still hurting the team every time I took the field.
(Scott Hairston from Contractual Limbo)
Oh, I didn't mean to imply I was happy with the decision to keep trotting him out there. In a season full of excellent decisions by Bud Black, who I do believe is an excellent manager in a league with very few of those, continuing to trot Hairston out there was awful. Just that during the last weekend of the season I didn't mind so much, because he had all that time off to rest and heal.

Aaron Cunningham probably should have been the one getting that playing time if they were that desperate for another outfielder, and it's a shame he didn't. So it goes. (Marc Normandin)
2009-02-16 14:00:00 (link to chat)I think most A's fans are wondering why Brett Anderson and Trevor Cahill are so low, and Michael Inoa is so high. Also, how close did Aaron Cunningham come to making to top 100?
(A's fan from Oaktown, CA)
I'm not a huge Cunningham guy. I like him plenty, and his a big leaguer, but I'm not sold on a star ceiling. As far a Cahill and Anderson go, I have them as the 23rd and 24th best prospects in ALL OF BASEBALL, and that's low? I don't get those arguments. Inoa is so high because EVERYONE I talked to that saw him did not talk about his talents as being good, that talked about him being historic. (Kevin Goldstein)
2008-10-21 14:00:00 (link to chat)Who would you start in the A's outfield next year out of Travis Buck, Matt Murton, Ryan Sweeney, Carlos Gonzalez, and Aaron Cunningham?
(Dave from Chicago)
Good question. I'm not sure how crazy I am about any of 'em. Gonzalez has star potential but still needs lots of work, and he's the only one with real star potential. I'm not a big Murton or Sweeney fan. (Kevin Goldstein)


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