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Alex Escobar CFIndians

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
4 439 .258 .328 .415 .265 1.9
Birth Date9-6-1978
Height6' 1"
Weight185 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
2001 NYN 22 18 53 50 3 10 1 0 3 20 3 19 0 0 0 8 1 0 .200 .245 .400 .211 0.0 -1.2 -0.1
2003 CLE 24 28 108 99 16 27 2 0 5 44 7 33 1 1 0 14 1 0 .273 .324 .444 .281 3.8 2.6 0.6
2004 CLE 25 46 179 152 20 32 8 2 1 47 23 42 1 0 3 12 1 1 .211 .318 .309 .230 1.2 0.7 0.2
2006 WAS 27 33 99 87 14 31 3 2 4 50 8 18 0 4 0 18 2 0 .356 .394 .575 .338 10.7 1.2 1.2
Career1254393885310014413161411122535251.258.328.415.26515.73.31.9

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
1997 KNG Rk 0 39 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .250 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 CMB A 0 475 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .398 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 SLU A+ 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 1.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 BIN AA 0 501 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .358 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 NYN MLB 18 53 .211 .264 .334 .429 .261 .250 99 -2.8 1.4 -0.2 -1.2 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
2001 NOR AAA 111 441 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .392 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 CLE MLB 28 108 .281 .262 .328 .415 .260 .355 93 2.5 2.9 -1.1 2.6 -0.5 3.8 0.6 3.8 0.6
2003 BUF AAA 118 476 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .305 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 CLE MLB 46 179 .230 .272 .338 .435 .262 .284 104 -5.9 5.3 -0.8 0.7 1.7 1.2 0.2 1.2 0.2
2004 BUF AAA 16 69 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .318 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 WAS MLB 33 99 .338 .256 .327 .418 .260 .391 89 8.6 3.0 0.2 1.2 -0.9 10.7 1.2 10.7 1.2
2006 HAR AA 35 150 .343 .252 .329 .381 .264 .351 102 11.4 3.7 -0.9 -0.1 0.7 14.9 1.6 14.9 1.6
2006 NAT Rk 3 9 .272 .238 .323 .295 .240 .167 93 0.1 0.2 0 -0.1 -0.6 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0
2007 POT A+ 2 9 .210 .271 .358 .423 .276 .143 103 -0.5 0.3 -0.2 0.0 0.0 -0.4 -0.0 -0.4 -0.0
2007 HAR AA 5 17 .184 .219 .301 .334 .237 .214 110 -1.4 0.5 0 0.2 0.1 -1.0 -0.1 -1.0 -0.1
2007 COH AAA 7 31 .189 .241 .325 .384 .248 .222 98 -1.7 0.7 -0.1 -0.1 0.2 -1.3 -0.1 -1.3 -0.1
2008 COH AAA 67 255 .253 .265 .333 .410 .266 .299 87 -1.9 7.8 -4.4 -0.4 0.1 1.5 0.1 1.5 0.1
2012 ORI Wnt 1 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 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
1997 KNG Rk 39 6 7 3 0 0 3 3 8 1 0 .194 .256 .278 .083 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 CMB A 475 90 129 23 5 27 91 54 133 49 7 .310 .396 .584 .274 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 SLU A+ 4 1 2 0 0 1 3 1 1 1 1 .667 .750 1.667 1.000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 BIN AA 501 79 126 25 7 16 67 57 114 24 5 .288 .379 .487 .199 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 NOR AAA 441 55 106 21 4 12 52 35 146 18 3 .267 .330 .431 .164 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 NYN MLB 53 3 10 1 0 3 8 3 19 1 0 .200 .245 .400 .200 .211 0.0 -1.2 -0.1
2003 BUF AAA 476 63 110 21 2 24 78 24 133 8 3 .251 .300 .472 .221 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 CLE MLB 108 16 27 2 0 5 14 7 33 1 0 .273 .324 .444 .172 .281 3.8 2.6 0.6
2004 BUF AAA 69 10 18 5 0 4 10 4 15 0 1 .286 .348 .556 .270 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 CLE MLB 179 20 32 8 2 1 12 23 42 1 1 .211 .318 .309 .099 .230 1.2 0.7 0.2
2006 HAR AA 150 21 38 11 0 5 26 20 23 2 2 .311 .440 .525 .213 .343 14.9 -0.1 1.6
2006 WAS MLB 99 14 31 3 2 4 18 8 18 2 0 .356 .394 .575 .218 .338 10.7 1.2 1.2
2006 NAT Rk 9 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 .143 .333 .143 .000 .272 0.2 -0.1 0.0
2007 HAR AA 17 0 3 2 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 .188 .188 .312 .125 .184 -1.0 0.2 -0.1
2007 COH AAA 31 3 4 1 0 0 1 4 9 0 0 .148 .258 .185 .037 .189 -1.3 -0.1 -0.1
2007 POT A+ 9 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 .125 .222 .125 .000 .210 -0.4 0.0 -0.0
2008 COH AAA 255 29 59 12 0 6 31 20 47 3 3 .257 .321 .387 .130 .253 1.5 -0.4 0.1
2012 ORI Wnt 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 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

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2008-04-10 2008-05-01 Minors 21 0 Not Disclosed -
2007-09-01 2007-09-01 On-Alr 0 0 Right Ankle Surgery Tendon 2007-09-01
2007-03-23 2007-09-28 60-DL 189 159 Right Shoulder Recovery From Surgery Labrum From Dislocation 2006-09-07
2006-08-26 2006-10-06 15-DL 41 34 Right Shoulder Surgery Labrum From Dislocation 2006-09-07
2006-05-22 2006-07-06 15-DL 45 42 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2006-04-10 2006-04-19 Minors 9 0 Not Disclosed -
2005-04-12 2005-04-12 On-Alr 0 0 Right Foot Surgery Hardware Removal and Bone Graft 2005-04-12 -
2005-03-24 2005-10-02 60-DL 192 161 Right Thigh Strain Quadriceps -
2005-03-21 2005-03-24 Camp 3 0 Right Foot Recovery From Surgery Navicular Stress Fracture 2004-08-20
2004-08-17 2004-10-03 15-DL 47 46 Right Foot Surgery Navicular Stress Fracture 2004-08-20
2003-09-24 2003-09-28 DTD 4 3 - Neck Stiffness - -
2002-03-30 2002-09-30 60-DL 184 162 Left Knee Surgery ACL and Mensicus 2002-03-21
1999-06-06 1999-09-05 Minors 91 0 Left Shoulder Surgery Hitting Home Run - -
1999-04-15 1999-05-05 Minors 20 0 - Low Back Stress Fracture L3 Dates Are Estimated - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2007 WAS $530,000
2005 WAS $326,000
2004 CLE $302,200
2002 CLE $205,500
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$1,363,700
4 yrTotal$1,363,700

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 161 d

Details
  • signed as a free agent from WAS 2/6/10 (minor-league contract)
  • sent to minor-league camp 3/19/08
  • refused sent outright to Triple-A 10/17/07 avoided arbitration 1/07 ($0.59M-$0.5M), 1 year/$0.53M (07)
  • contract purchased 5/06 sent to minor-league camp 3/06 re-signed as a free agent after non-tendered 12/05 (minor-league contract)
  • re-signed 2/05, 1 year/$0.326M (05) acquired in trade from CWS 2/05
  • claimed off waivers from CLE 8/04 released 8/04 designated for assignment 8/04 optioned to Triple-A 6/04
  • 1 year/$0.3022M (04) recalled 8/03 optioned to Triple-A 3/03 re-signed 3/03 1 year/$0.205M (02) 3/02
  • acquired in trade from NYM 12/01 optioned 6/01 recalled 6/01, 5/01

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2010-05-05 13:00:00 (link to chat)I'm staring at using Alex Escobar or Ian Desmond every day at SS in an OBP/SLG redraft league. Maintain the course with two of my favorite preseason SS sleepers, or upgrade quickly?
(Will from Mactaquac)
I would upgrade if you can, but SS is an easy position to punt as well. I have Cesar Izturis in an AL-only league and don't even feel bad about it. (Marc Normandin)
2008-01-09 13:00:00 (link to chat)Any realistic chance of Eric Duncan ever reaching his potential? And same question for Alex Escobar?
(Eric from NJ)
No. Move on. (Kevin Goldstein)


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