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Birth Date10-19-1980
Height5' 9"
Weight195 lbs
Age33 years, 11 months, 3 days
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WARP Summary

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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 PIT 25 20 17 14 1 2 1 0 0 3 2 3 0 0 1 0 1 3 .143 .250 .214 .180 -2.1 -0.0 -0.2
2007 PIT 26 24 57 48 6 13 2 1 0 17 7 3 0 1 1 2 5 2 .271 .357 .354 .255 1.8 1.0 0.3
2007 SFN 26 51 162 142 26 40 9 1 1 54 14 25 4 0 2 7 17 4 .282 .362 .380 .269 10.8 3.0 1.4
2008 OAK 27 101 207 196 28 51 5 4 3 73 7 34 1 1 2 19 25 6 .260 .288 .372 .234 5.2 2.7 0.8
2008 SFN 27 12 19 18 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 6 0 0 0 0 4 0 .056 .105 .056 .042 -4.1 -0.2 -0.4
2009 OAK 28 125 432 390 65 119 27 5 3 165 29 70 7 4 2 48 41 12 .305 .360 .423 .268 23.6 2.9 2.7
2010 OAK 29 143 561 525 66 149 28 3 5 198 26 78 4 5 1 52 50 11 .284 .320 .377 .251 10.2 -0.8 1.0
2011 TOR 30 95 338 320 44 76 21 6 1 112 15 63 1 1 1 29 34 11 .237 .273 .350 .222 -1.0 -2.5 -0.4
2012 TOR 31 142 487 447 64 115 24 3 8 169 29 102 6 4 1 43 46 13 .257 .309 .378 .240 1.7 1.1 0.3
2013 TOR 32 108 360 331 49 86 16 2 6 124 21 67 5 2 1 24 45 6 .260 .312 .375 .251 11.1 2.7 1.5
2014 DET 33 128 475 442 60 124 26 2 8 178 22 74 5 3 3 49 33 10 .281 .320 .403 .261 12.8 3.3 1.8
Career949311528734117761592735109417352533211527330178.270.317.381.24870.113.18.6

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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 WPT A- 6 14 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .125 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 HIC A 6 22 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .462 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 WPT A- 1 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 HIC A 125 549 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .337 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 LYN A+ 127 574 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .346 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 ALT AA 123 561 .254 .261 .331 .407 .263 .320 100 -2.6 12.9 0.9 2.6 9.1 20.8 2.4 20.8 2.4
2006 PIT MLB 20 17 .180 .256 .314 .405 .251 .182 94 -1.5 0.5 0 -0.0 -1.2 -2.1 -0.2 -2.1 -0.2
2006 IND AAA 100 417 .256 .258 .325 .394 .256 .328 98 -1.6 11.9 0.4 4.4 7.4 17.0 2.1 17.0 2.1
2007 PIT MLB 24 57 .255 .274 .338 .436 .268 .283 99 -0.3 1.7 0.1 1.0 0.1 1.8 0.3 1.8 0.3
2007 SFN MLB 51 162 .269 .268 .332 .417 .257 .336 98 1.6 4.8 0.3 3.0 3.7 10.8 1.4 10.8 1.4
2007 IND AAA 53 239 .300 .271 .340 .410 .266 .342 92 10 6.8 -0.5 1.6 0.5 17.8 1.9 17.8 1.9
2008 OAK MLB 101 207 .234 .266 .333 .419 .261 .300 98 -5.8 6.0 0.4 2.7 2.8 5.2 0.8 5.2 0.8
2008 SFN MLB 12 19 .042 .263 .331 .399 .260 .083 94 -4.4 0.5 0 -0.2 0.3 -4.1 -0.4 -4.1 -0.4
2009 OAK MLB 125 432 .268 .260 .329 .415 .257 .361 100 3.6 12.4 0.9 2.9 7.3 23.6 2.7 23.6 2.7
2010 OAK MLB 143 561 .251 .259 .324 .406 .258 .322 100 -5.2 15.5 -0.9 -0.8 4.7 10.2 1.0 10.2 1.0
2011 TOR MLB 95 338 .222 .262 .323 .412 .263 .292 109 -12.7 9.1 0.3 -2.5 5.0 -1.0 -0.4 -1.0 -0.4
2011 DUN A+ 2 5 .414 .207 .275 .317 .216 .333 110 0.9 0.1 -0.1 -0.0 -0.5 0.6 0.1 0.6 0.1
2011 NHP AA 4 14 .410 .298 .356 .465 .297 .375 85 2.3 0.4 0 -0.0 -1.2 1.7 0.2 1.7 0.2
2012 TOR MLB 142 487 .240 .252 .314 .403 .257 .314 107 -9.7 13.3 -3.4 1.1 0.1 1.7 0.3 1.7 0.3
2013 TOR MLB 108 360 .251 .253 .313 .398 .261 .308 102 -3 9.5 -2.3 2.7 6.7 11.1 1.5 11.1 1.5
2013 DUN A+ 3 10 .231 .233 .298 .309 .228 .333 103 -0.3 0.3 -0.1 -0.0 -0.1 -0.4 -0.0 -0.4 -0.0
2014 DET MLB 128 475 .261 .257 .318 .394 .263 .320 108 0.6 12.3 -1.5 3.3 4.1 12.8 1.8 12.8 1.8

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 WPT A- 14 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 1 .083 .214 .083 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 WPT A- 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 HIC A 22 4 6 0 0 0 3 6 2 2 2 .429 .591 .429 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 HIC A 549 84 146 21 7 6 54 55 65 40 13 .305 .378 .416 .111 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 LYN A+ 574 91 160 27 7 5 38 59 60 57 15 .314 .385 .424 .110 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 ALT AA 561 82 140 22 5 4 34 43 76 45 9 .281 .348 .369 .088 .254 20.8 2.6 2.4
2006 IND AAA 417 53 109 17 1 2 21 27 59 45 13 .283 .333 .348 .065 .256 17.0 4.4 2.1
2006 PIT MLB 17 1 2 1 0 0 0 2 3 1 3 .143 .250 .214 .071 .180 -2.1 -0.0 -0.2
2007 IND AAA 239 31 67 12 4 4 30 21 25 27 9 .318 .384 .469 .152 .300 17.8 1.6 1.9
2007 PIT MLB 57 6 13 2 1 0 2 7 3 5 2 .271 .357 .354 .083 .255 1.8 1.0 0.3
2007 SFN MLB 162 26 40 9 1 1 7 14 25 17 4 .282 .362 .380 .099 .269 10.8 3.0 1.4
2008 SFN MLB 19 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 6 4 0 .056 .105 .056 .000 .042 -4.1 -0.2 -0.4
2008 OAK MLB 207 28 51 5 4 3 19 7 34 25 6 .260 .288 .372 .112 .234 5.2 2.7 0.8
2009 OAK MLB 432 65 119 27 5 3 48 29 70 41 12 .305 .360 .423 .118 .268 23.6 2.9 2.7
2010 OAK MLB 561 66 149 28 3 5 52 26 78 50 11 .284 .320 .377 .093 .251 10.2 -0.8 1.0
2011 TOR MLB 338 44 76 21 6 1 29 15 63 34 11 .237 .273 .350 .113 .222 -1.0 -2.5 -0.4
2011 NHP AA 14 1 3 1 0 0 0 2 2 0 2 .300 .500 .400 .100 .410 1.7 -0.0 0.2
2011 DUN A+ 5 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 .400 .400 1.000 .600 .414 0.6 -0.0 0.1
2012 TOR MLB 487 64 115 24 3 8 43 29 102 46 13 .257 .309 .378 .121 .240 1.7 1.1 0.3
2013 DUN A+ 10 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .300 .300 .500 .200 .231 -0.4 -0.0 -0.0
2013 TOR MLB 360 49 86 16 2 6 24 21 67 45 6 .260 .312 .375 .115 .251 11.1 2.7 1.5
2014 DET MLB 475 60 124 26 2 8 49 22 74 33 10 .281 .320 .403 .122 .261 12.8 3.3 1.8

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 815 0.5620 0.5381 0.8311 0.6834 0.3501 0.9042 0.6480 0.1644
2009 1552 0.5290 0.5058 0.8076 0.6577 0.3352 0.8796 0.6490 0.1898
2010 1904 0.5247 0.5063 0.8430 0.6597 0.3348 0.9044 0.7096 0.1528
2011 1173 0.5294 0.5213 0.7692 0.6651 0.3587 0.8765 0.5455 0.2275
2012 1749 0.5277 0.5103 0.7767 0.6587 0.3426 0.8684 0.5795 0.2132
2013 1298 0.5208 0.5185 0.8143 0.6731 0.3505 0.8901 0.6560 0.1857
2014 1684 0.5012 0.5083 0.8316 0.6836 0.3310 0.9168 0.6547 0.1649
Career101750.5250.51310.81120.66740.34160.89140.63820.1846

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-08-18 2014-08-19 DTD 1 0 Left Thumb Contusion -
2014-05-29 2014-05-30 DTD 1 1 Left Shoulder Contusion -
2014-03-17 2014-03-25 Camp 8 0 - Thigh Tightness Hamstring - -
2013-05-11 2013-06-04 15-DL 24 20 - Abdomen Strain Oblique - -
2012-06-10 2012-06-10 DTD 0 0 Left Fingers Blister Index Finger - -
2012-06-07 2012-06-08 DTD 1 1 - Fingers Sprain - -
2012-05-02 2012-05-05 DTD 3 3 Left Hip Strain Hip Flexor - -
2012-04-30 2012-05-01 DTD 1 1 Right Hand Contusion HBP - -
2011-08-15 2011-09-29 60-DL 45 42 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring Tendon - -
2011-04-11 2011-04-29 15-DL 18 16 Right Ankle Sprain -
2011-04-02 2011-04-05 DTD 3 2 Right Ankle Sprain -
2010-07-22 2010-07-27 DTD 5 3 Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2010-03-17 2010-03-24 Camp 7 0 Left Thigh Soreness Quadriceps -
2009-08-24 2009-08-25 DTD 1 1 Right Thumb Fracture Tip of Thumb By HBP -
2006-07-14 2006-07-24 Minors 10 0 Right Wrist Soreness - -
2005-08-24 2005-09-11 Minors 18 12 - Not Disclosed - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2015 DET $5,000,000
2014 DET $5,000,000
2013 TOR $2,500,000
2012 TOR $2,750,000
2011 TOR $2,500,000
2010 OAK $1,350,000
2009 OAK $410,000
2006 PIT $327,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
6 yrPrevious$9,837,000
2011Current$5,000,000
7 yrPvs + Cur$14,837,000
1 yrFuture$5,000,000
8 yrTotal$19,837,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
6 y 167 dLevinsons ACES2 years/$10M (2014-15)

Details
  • 2 years/$10M (2014-15). Signed by Detroit as a free agent 12/13. 14:$5M, 15:$5M.
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2013). Signed extension with Toronto 10/31/12.
  • 2 years/$5.75M (2011-12), plus 2013 club option. Signed by Toronto 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration). 11:$2.5M, 12:$2.75M, 13:$3M club option, $0.5M buyout. Toronto declined 2013 option 10/31/12.
  • 1 year/$1.35M (2010). Re-signed by Oakland 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration). Performance bonuses based on PAs. Acquired by Toronto in trade from Oakland 11/17/10.
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2009). Re-signed by Oakland 2/21/09.
  • 1 year/$0.3925M (2008). Claimed by Oakland off waivers 4/23/08 after being DFA by San Francisco 4/19/08.
  • 1 year (2007). Re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/07. Optioned to Triple-A 3/07. Contract purchased 6/4/07. Acquired by San Francisco in trade from Pittsburgh 7/31/07.
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006). Re-signed by Pittsburgh 2/06. Optioned to Triple-A 3/06.
  • 1 year/$0.316M (2005). Re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/05 (split contract).
  • Drafted by Pittsburgh 2001 (38-1,134) (New London HS, Conn.).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .303 .366 .454 .288
11 vs R (Multi) .239 .280 .335 .222
18 Split (Multi) -.064 -.086 -.119 -.066
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.013 -.023 -.037 -.020
30 vs L (2013) .319 .383 .474 .301
31 vs R (2013) .228 .273 .321 .213
38 Split (2013) -.091 -.110 -.153 -.089
39 LgAvg (2013) -.011 -.021 -.036 -.019

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DateQuestionAnswer
2014-09-05 13:00:00 (link to chat)Fantasy Question: Regardless of cost, who would you rather have for the next 3 years: Danny Duffy, Jake Arrieta, or Rusney Castillo? What kind of player will Castillo be?
(Quiet Time from D.C.)
Castillo is a total wild card. The scouting reports I've read pegged him somewhere between Rajai Davis and Shane Victorino, but then it was said that he bulked up and showed unexpected power during his workouts last month. Even if he "ony" ends up as the next Shane Victorino, I'd take that over either SP. I'd take most solid everyday players over most unproven SP's. (Cory Schwartz)
2014-01-21 18:00:00 (link to chat)I don't understand why some guys are supposedly better bets in rotisserie while others are better in head-to-head leagues. Can you help?
(Henry from Henry's house)
Hi Henry:

In H2H you want counting stats because appearances matter and you don't want down time. In Roto, you can take a specialist like Rajai Davis or a starting pitcher who misses a few games here and there but is great and get a lot more value. So you want a H2H team with talent across the board (or a lot of depth) whereas in Roto the depth doesn't quite matter as much. (Mike Gianella)
2012-11-15 14:00:00 (link to chat)Early speculation on some overvalued and undervalued players for next spring?
(Andrew from Las Vegas)
As much as I hate to say it, Mike Trout may well be overrated next year. I imagine there'll be some talk of him as number-one overall. In deep leagues, Josh Hamilton probably. Pitchers: Cueto, Miley, Harrison. Underrated, hmm, maybe Rajai Davis, Felix Doubront, Marco Estrada, Alex Cobb, and Mitch Moreland (again) (Derek Carty)
2012-07-11 12:00:00 (link to chat)Assuming I stay healthy, how relevant am I in fantasy? Better than Rajai Davis or Cameron Maybin for example?
(Lorenzo Cain from KC)
I like all 3 of you because you play for skippers that let you run but I'm still taking you last in that trio. (Jason Collette)
2011-06-06 12:00:00 (link to chat)Hey Dan, In my 6x6 roto league, I was just offered Shin-Soo Choo for Rajai Davis and Alexi Ogando. What do you think? Is Choo going to return to form?
(SnakeDoctor18 from NY)
That's a tough call. Choo admitted this weekend that he's been pressing as a way to make up for his DUI arrest. Clearly he's the best player in the deal when he's on, but you have to wonder whether (and when) he'll put the arrest behind him. (Dan Turkenkopf)
2011-04-25 13:00:00 (link to chat)Are both Rajai Davis and Andres Torres worth holding onto, with the injuries and all, will the SB and other offensive perks still get there this season?
(SnakeDoctor18 from NY)
Unless you think you can find someone who will outproduce Torres and Davis the rest of the year, why would you? Short term fixes are fine, of course, but giving those two up to find temporary replacements won't work in any league where other owners watch the waiver wire. (Marc Normandin)
2011-02-22 13:00:00 (link to chat)Does Rajai Davis suddenly, like a chia pet, grow HR power in Toronto like the rest of the 2010 Jays - say 20? - or is he going to just repeat 2010 in Oakland.
(Taldan9 from Toronto)
Davis isn't going to hit 20 homers in 2011, and if he does someone needs to call Victor Conte (Jason Parks)
2010-09-15 14:00:00 (link to chat)What are the A's going to do with their plethora of mediocre OF'ers? Sweeney, Davis, Jackson, Hermida, Buck, Carter, Taylor...Crisp's option is picked up, right?
(Manprin from Sacramento, CA)
Well, Crisp and Sweeney have value. Rajai Davis isn't worth keeping around, and Conor Jackson unfortunately embodies what has plagued the As offense lately in that the numbers are decent but underwhelming. Taylor and Carter should be given serious consideration and should play a lot in the Spring. I'd say goodbye to Davis, Hermida, Buck and Jackson, keep Crisp and Sweeney, and hope that Carter and Taylor can play well enough to merit starting duty. (Eric Seidman)
2010-09-21 13:00:00 (link to chat)How would you improve the A's lineup this offseason?
(Dave from Chicago)
I would probably start by getting most of the A's out of it and replacing them with better players. Honestly though, they aren't going to have a great offense if they are defense oriented, and I don't blame them for playing to the park's strengths. But they do need to upgrade somewhere--give up some defense at an offense heavy position if you have to, but add a big bat.

Random, but Rajai Davis is listed as the starting left and right fielder for the A's at MLB.com. He's got some range. (Marc Normandin)
2010-03-30 13:00:00 (link to chat)Please rank these speed options: Rajai Davis, Julio Borbon, Michael Brantley, Brett Gardner. Thanks!
(Pat from NJ)
Fantasy: Borbon, Davis, Brantley, Gardner -- based purely on playing time. Real life 2010 (if I was picking guys for my team): Borbon, Gardner, Davis, Brantley. (Shawn Hoffman)
2010-03-17 14:00:00 (link to chat)Hi Christina, I look at Oakland's line-up without anyone I'd like on my fantasy team and can't understand how Pecota has them playing 500 ball. What are your thoughts on the A's?
(lennyd from Portland)
Either you don't have a lot of teams in your league, or you're very picky, or maybe you have no use for steals; while I'm not wild about an outfield with Coco Crisp and Rajai Davis in it as everyday players, they will snag bags. For pitching, whether you're in a keeper league or not, just go grab Brett Anderson. Like steals, saves are a commodity you should want, and Andrew Bailey's the real deal. Position-related supply/demand issues might encourage you to snag Kurt Suzuki or Mark Ellis. Basically, it's going to be a better real-world ballclub than a generator of traditional category fantasy stars. (Christina Kahrl)
2009-12-17 13:00:00 (link to chat)Is Michael Taylor starting in a corner for the A's in April? Does that mean Ryan Sweeney's the CF and Rajai Davis is back to fourth OF? Or is that all too much to hope for?
(Jason Wojciechowski from South Texas)
Hey Jason! If nothing else I'd expect the A's to game Taylor's service time by starting him in the minors, but I don't see why you couldn't play all three if they're your best outfielders. (Jay Jaffe)
2009-10-13 14:00:00 (link to chat)Is it time to non-tender Jack Cust and move on to Chris Carter? Is Ryan Sweeney really the solution in right? Can Daric Barton ever hit in months that don't start with "S"? It was nice to see the team play well down the stretch, but there are still a ton of question marks.
(ashitaka from long beach, ca)
Cust has been a fine placeholder at DH, but he needs to be seen as such. If he's game for a one-year deal, the A's can afford to buy the time and see if Barton fends off Carter initially. While slotting Cust in an outfield corner if both Carter and Barton earn their keep wouldn't be lovely, nobody's going places with an outfield trio of Sweeney/Rajai Davis/Scott Hairston. (Christina Kahrl)
2009-10-13 14:00:00 (link to chat)What's wrong with Rajai in CF? I think most teams would take him. Plus, why don't you think Sweeney will continue to improve?
(Adam from Rochester)
I like Rajai Davis. I also know Rajai Davis is 29, and that the chances he'll be the starting center fielder on the next A's contender are only slightly better than Billy North's. Especially if that club's employing a right fielder with an ISO that barely tops .100, and happens to have "Sweeney" on the back of his jersey. I know, Sweeney dialed that up to .160 or so in the last two months. Let's see it over a full year before anybody risks throwing out his or her back doing somersaults. (Christina Kahrl)
2009-09-08 13:00:00 (link to chat)Would your comments to Morgan also apply to someone like Rajai Davis for next year?
(Taylor from Smithson, OH)
Definitely. He's got a tougher go of things, being in the AL, but as long as he can keep the walks coming, he'll have value like Morgan. (Marc Normandin)
2008-03-17 12:00:00 (link to chat)Is it ever a good idea to just pack it in from day 1 and start building for next year? In my (very competitive) NL-only standard 5x5 keeper, I had a terrible, terrible auction. I had a full $30 leftover, my best starting pitcher is probably Shawn Hill, my only hitters of note are D. Lee, Zimmerman, and Franceour, and 4 of my 6 outfield+util spots are guys who probably won't start (Rajai Davis, Nyjer Morgan, Felix Pie, and Elijah Dukes). Oh, and the closest thing I have to a closer is either Bob Howry or Tony Pena. If you were me, would you take up the challenge of trying to compete this year through trades and fa, or just shoot for '09?
(Ameer from Bloomington, IN)
Ameer,

I could never pack it in on the first day or first half in a season. One time I got done in by dial up in a crappy hotel room in Florida for a draft. Honestly part of the fun was digging my way out of the mess the auto pick dealt me. Give it the first half and embrace the challenge. After the first half is over then evaluate and decide if it's time to look to 09'. (Mike Siano)


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