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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 35)
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Birth Date11-17-1978
Height5' 11"
Weight205 lbs
Age35 years, 9 months, 13 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
0.32010
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0.02012
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0.42014
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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
2004 BAL 25 17 34 32 3 5 1 0 0 6 2 6 0 0 0 1 1 0 .156 .206 .188 .166 -2.3 0.3 -0.2
2007 MIN 28 4 11 10 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .100 .182 .100 .106 -1.6 -0.4 -0.2
2009 CIN 30 47 111 105 12 28 6 1 2 42 5 31 1 0 0 10 1 0 .267 .306 .400 .229 -3.6 0.8 -0.3
2010 BOS 31 117 363 319 40 86 18 3 9 137 30 85 2 0 12 34 9 1 .270 .336 .429 .259 4.9 -2.2 0.3
2011 BOS 32 79 175 157 26 37 6 1 6 63 14 33 2 2 0 24 2 3 .236 .303 .401 .251 0.9 0.2 0.1
2012 BOS 33 38 99 84 17 18 7 0 2 31 12 17 0 1 2 9 1 1 .214 .309 .369 .259 -0.6 1.8 0.1
2012 NYA 33 4 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.001 -1.0 -0.1 -0.1
2013 CHN 34 25 57 53 4 16 4 0 1 23 4 8 0 0 0 5 0 0 .302 .351 .434 .258 -0.3 1.3 0.1
Career3318547641021914252030368185531483145.250.314.397.246-3.61.7-0.2

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
1998 DEL A 0 566 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .326 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 FRD A+ 0 21 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .273 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 FRD A+ 0 573 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .315 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 BOW AA 0 492 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .287 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 BOW AA 30 128 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .349 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 ROC AAA 104 425 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .288 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 BOW AA 37 168 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .336 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 ROC AAA 91 369 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .361 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 OTT AAA 40 172 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .357 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 BAL MLB 17 34 .166 .272 .339 .432 .260 .192 105 -3.5 1.0 -0.2 0.3 0.6 -2.3 -0.2 -2.3 -0.2
2004 OTT AAA 107 454 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .292 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 BUF AAA 26 83 .248 .259 .329 .410 .244 .352 114 -1.2 2.6 0.2 -0.6 0.5 3.5 0.3 3.5 0.3
2005 DUR AAA 73 306 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .327 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 DUR AAA 136 596 .287 .261 .326 .393 .257 .346 100 15.8 16.0 0.7 -0.9 2.6 34.6 3.3 34.6 3.3
2007 MIN MLB 4 11 .106 .274 .321 .413 .253 .143 89 -1.9 0.3 -0.1 -0.4 -0.2 -1.6 -0.2 -1.6 -0.2
2007 COH AAA 73 304 .294 .266 .335 .404 .264 .408 97 11.6 9.2 -1.6 3.0 1.7 19.7 2.2 19.7 2.2
2007 ROC AAA 61 252 .274 .261 .331 .397 .259 .308 94 3.7 7.5 -2.5 -1.5 -0.8 8.5 0.7 8.5 0.7
2008 ROC AAA 93 410 .286 .258 .325 .399 .261 .318 94 11.7 12.2 -3.4 -3.0 -0.3 18.2 1.5 18.2 1.5
2009 CIN MLB 47 111 .229 .265 .331 .416 .262 .361 98 -3.7 3.2 -0.7 0.8 -1.6 -3.6 -0.3 -3.6 -0.3
2009 LOU AAA 73 304 .294 .266 .331 .409 .251 .362 111 11.2 8.9 -3 5.4 -1.6 16.9 2.2 16.9 2.2
2010 BOS MLB 117 363 .259 .253 .322 .397 .253 .342 112 -0.4 10.0 -0.8 -2.2 -3.4 4.9 0.3 4.9 0.3
2010 PAW AAA 10 43 .352 .275 .340 .429 .266 .375 94 4.5 1.3 -0.4 0.4 0.0 5.5 0.6 5.5 0.6
2011 BOS MLB 79 175 .251 .256 .320 .410 .261 .258 109 -1.5 4.7 -1.1 0.2 -0.0 1.5 0.2 0.9 0.1
2011 PAW AAA 9 35 .374 .259 .335 .402 .260 .381 93 4.7 1.1 -0.3 0.1 -0.1 5.6 0.5 5.6 0.5
2012 BOS MLB 38 99 .259 .254 .324 .410 .265 .242 107 -0.1 2.7 -0.4 1.8 -1.0 1.5 0.4 -0.6 0.1
2012 NYA MLB 4 4 -.001 .241 .322 .408 .263 .000 109 -1 0.1 0 -0.1 0.0 -1.0 -0.1 -1.0 -0.1
2012 PAW AAA 6 23 .200 .264 .326 .399 .257 .250 94 -1.6 0.7 -0.2 -0.3 0.1 -1.4 -0.2 -1.4 -0.2
2012 SWB AAA 31 124 .223 .250 .322 .376 .249 .237 97 -5.2 3.7 -1 0.8 0.0 -3.0 -0.2 -3.0 -0.2
2013 CHN MLB 25 57 .258 .239 .303 .375 .249 .341 103 -0.1 1.5 -0.4 1.3 0.1 -0.3 0.1 -0.3 0.1
2013 IOW AAA 92 294 .240 .260 .331 .398 .260 .275 96 -6.3 8.4 -2.4 -3.3 1.8 3.6 0.0 3.6 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
1998 FRD A+ 21 3 4 2 0 1 2 3 6 2 0 .222 .333 .500 .278 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 DEL A 566 87 138 24 5 6 44 33 117 35 11 .261 .311 .360 .098 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 FRD A+ 573 81 135 23 5 6 73 61 92 26 9 .266 .351 .367 .101 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 BOW AA 492 59 111 13 5 6 43 29 87 11 4 .242 .293 .331 .089 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 ROC AAA 425 37 93 19 2 2 35 29 75 13 9 .238 .291 .312 .074 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 BOW AA 128 16 33 7 1 3 21 9 28 3 3 .282 .339 .436 .154 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 ROC AAA 369 43 96 21 6 6 35 32 78 11 3 .289 .354 .443 .154 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 BOW AA 168 21 42 9 1 4 15 22 27 9 3 .292 .393 .451 .160 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 OTT AAA 172 19 45 7 1 0 20 18 27 5 7 .296 .372 .355 .059 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 OTT AAA 454 44 96 32 1 7 44 34 100 12 6 .234 .296 .368 .134 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 BAL MLB 34 3 5 1 0 0 1 2 6 1 0 .156 .206 .188 .031 .166 -2.3 0.3 -0.2
2005 BUF AAA 83 11 20 7 0 1 4 7 19 0 1 .270 .349 .405 .135 .248 3.5 -0.6 0.3
2005 DUR AAA 306 45 81 13 2 12 34 20 62 7 0 .284 .333 .470 .186 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 DUR AAA 596 80 157 33 1 14 57 47 115 30 12 .292 .351 .435 .143 .287 34.6 -0.9 3.3
2007 ROC AAA 252 32 62 12 2 5 32 19 35 19 2 .277 .343 .415 .138 .274 8.5 -1.5 0.7
2007 COH AAA 304 39 84 17 4 2 41 31 64 14 5 .315 .388 .431 .116 .294 19.7 3.0 2.2
2007 MIN MLB 11 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .100 .182 .100 .000 .106 -1.6 -0.4 -0.2
2008 ROC AAA 410 53 99 25 4 11 57 36 81 19 3 .268 .337 .447 .179 .286 18.2 -3.0 1.5
2009 LOU AAA 304 42 88 22 7 9 40 16 56 8 3 .314 .350 .539 .225 .294 16.9 5.4 2.2
2009 CIN MLB 111 12 28 6 1 2 10 5 31 1 0 .267 .306 .400 .133 .229 -3.6 0.8 -0.3
2010 BOS MLB 363 40 86 18 3 9 34 30 85 9 1 .270 .336 .429 .160 .259 4.9 -2.2 0.3
2010 PAW AAA 43 6 14 6 1 2 8 2 7 1 0 .341 .372 .683 .341 .352 5.5 0.4 0.6
2011 BOS MLB 175 26 37 6 1 6 24 14 33 2 3 .236 .303 .401 .166 .251 0.9 0.2 0.1
2011 PAW AAA 35 6 10 3 0 2 11 5 6 1 2 .345 .457 .655 .310 .374 5.6 0.1 0.5
2012 PAW AAA 23 2 4 3 0 0 2 0 6 0 0 .191 .217 .333 .143 .200 -1.4 -0.3 -0.2
2012 SWB AAA 124 18 21 1 0 3 7 15 29 1 2 .194 .298 .287 .093 .223 -3.0 0.8 -0.2
2012 NYA MLB 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.001 -1.0 -0.1 -0.1
2012 BOS MLB 99 17 18 7 0 2 9 12 17 1 1 .214 .309 .369 .155 .259 -0.6 1.8 0.1
2013 IOW AAA 294 31 62 13 2 4 26 27 50 8 2 .236 .307 .346 .110 .240 3.6 -3.3 0.0
2013 CHN MLB 57 4 16 4 0 1 5 4 8 0 0 .302 .351 .434 .132 .258 -0.3 1.3 0.1

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 418 0.4498 0.5335 0.7085 0.7234 0.3783 0.8603 0.4713 0.2915
2010 1376 0.5400 0.4608 0.7618 0.6339 0.2575 0.8514 0.5031 0.2366
2011 698 0.5057 0.4771 0.7808 0.6714 0.2783 0.8945 0.5000 0.2162
2012 384 0.5286 0.4427 0.8294 0.6453 0.2155 0.9008 0.5897 0.1706
2013 237 0.5316 0.4641 0.8273 0.6667 0.2342 0.9048 0.5769 0.1727
Career31130.51820.47220.77220.65820.27140.87240.51440.2264

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2012-05-12 2012-06-05 15-DL 24 22 Right Abdomen Strain Oblique - -
2011-05-26 2011-06-14 15-DL 19 16 Thigh Strain Quadriceps -
2011-03-22 2011-03-25 Camp 3 0 Right Thumb Sprain -
2010-10-13 2010-10-13 Off 0 0 Right Thumb Surgery Ulnar Collateral Ligament 2010-10-13
2010-08-02 2010-08-03 DTD 1 1 Low Back Soreness -
2010-03-14 2010-04-02 Camp 19 0 Trunk Strain Rib Cage -
2008-07-31 2008-09-05 Minors 36 0 Left Hand Fracture - -
2008-05-14 2008-05-21 Minors 7 0 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
2008-04-03 2008-04-15 Minors 12 0 - Back Strain - -
2003-06-09 2003-09-15 Minors 98 0 Right Shoulder Surgery Exploratory Labrum 2003-06-12

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 CHN $
2013 CHN $
2012 BOS $506,500
2011 BOS $470,000
2009 CIN $400,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$1,376,500
3 yrTotal$1,376,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 130 dJim McNamara1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 11/22/13 (minor-league contract). Released by Chicago Cubs 4/2/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/10/13 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Chicago Cubs 8/10/13. Sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago Cubs 10/9/13. Elected free agency 10/13.
  • 1 year/$0.5065M (2012). Re-signed by Boston 3/9/12. Claimed off waivers by NY Yankees 7/3/12 after being DFA by Boston 6/30/12. Sent outright to Triple-A by NY Yankees 7/20/12.
  • 1 year/$0.47M (2011). Re-signed by Boston 3/8/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Signed as a free agent 1/15/10 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased 4/20/10.
  • 1 year (2009). Signed as a free agent (minor-league contract). Contract purchased 4/5/09. DFA 5/22/09. Sent outright to AAA 5/26/09. Contract purchased 8/25/09. Sent outright to Triple-A 11/5/09.
  • 1 year (2007). Signed as a free agent 11/06 (minor-league contract). Acquired in trade from Washington 6/24/07. Contract purchased 7/19/07. Optioned to Triple-A 7/25/07.
  • 1 year (2006). Signed as a free agent 1/06 (minor-league contract).
  • Drafted 1997 (1-26).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .302 .380 .495 .305
11 vs R (Multi) .200 .249 .297 .198
18 Split (Multi) -.102 -.131 -.198 -.107
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.013 -.023 -.037 -.020
30 vs L (2013) .429 .500 .679 .390
31 vs R (2013) .160 .160 .160 .087
38 Split (2013) -.269 -.340 -.519 -.303
39 LgAvg (2013) -.011 -.021 -.036 -.019

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BP Articles

Darnell McDonald is referenced in the following articles.

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This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 26, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-26
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This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 11, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-11
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This article requires BP Premium accessBaseball Therapy: The 2012 Silly AwardsRussell A. Carleton2012-11-26
What You Need to Know: Thursday, September 20Daniel Rathman2012-09-20
The Week in Quotes: July 16-22Matthew Rocco2012-07-23
The Week in Quotes: July 16-22Hudson Belinsky2012-07-23
The Week in Quotes: July 16-22Andrew Koo2012-07-23
The Week in Quotes: July 16-22Jonah Birenbaum2012-07-23
The Week in Quotes: July 2-July 8Hudson Belinsky2012-07-09
The Week in Quotes: July 2-July 8Andrew Koo2012-07-09
The Week in Quotes: July 2-July 8Jonah Birenbaum2012-07-09
The Week in Quotes: July 2-July 8Matthew Rocco2012-07-09
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: El Caballo Rides Out EastR.J. Anderson2012-07-05
This article requires BP Premium accessOut of Left Field: The Red Sox Roster CrunchMatthew Kory2012-06-04
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Game of the Week: A Strange Start in BaltimoreJonathan Bernhardt2012-05-11
What You Need to Know: Monday, May 7Daniel Rathman2012-05-07
Tater Trot Tracker: Trot Times for April 30Larry Granillo2012-05-01
Tater Trot Tracker: Trot Times for April 27Larry Granillo2012-04-28
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Game of the Week: Tampa Bay Rays at Boston Red Sox, April 14Adam Sobsey2012-04-17
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This article requires BP Premium accessOverthinking It: The Weakest Positions on 2012's Best TeamsBen Lindbergh2012-03-02
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Tater Trot Tracker: Trot Times for July 15Larry Granillo2011-07-16
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Minor Issues: McDonald on the FarmDavid Laurila2010-04-08
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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2012-07-09 14:00:00 (link to chat)Who is going to stay with the big club, Dewayne Wise or Darnell McDonald?
(Alex from Anaheim)
This probably depends at least somewhat on Brett Gardner's timetable. Wise is the better defender of the two, and McDonald's main skill -- hitting left-handed pitching -- is already covered by Andruw Jones, but McDonald may be less redundant with the other players on the roster. Now that I've talked myself in circles, my tentative guess is that McDonald hangs around. (Daniel Rathman)
2010-05-24 14:00:00 (link to chat)might the red sox get something from trading darnell? or is he on the way to a cut and a thank you when Cameron comes back? also, apropos of nothing: since you love history, have you ever checked out the memory palace podcast? Short history stories. This american Life-ish. It's kind of amazing...
(timelesselegance from durham)
Nah, nobody's going to give them anything for Darnell McDonald, so it'll have to stick with a polite thank you. Since I routinely enjoy "This American Life," it sounds as if I'll definitely have to check out the Memory Palace podcast, so thanks for the tip. (Christina Kahrl)
2009-04-06 13:00:00 (link to chat)Reds top of the order....Hairtston Jr. and Darnell McDonald? What gives?
(SaberTJ from Cleveland, OH)
Hairston's going to play against lefties, and Taveras is sick, giving McDonald a start. Me, I would have played Dickerson against the no-split Santana, put Hairston in center and sat McDonald. I'm not Dusty Baker, though. (Joe Sheehan)
2008-02-28 14:00:00 (link to chat)Do you think Minnesota signs a veteran like Kenny Loften to platoon in CF and play lead off? Will Gomez start the year in AAA or will he beat out Jason Pridie and Denard Span?
(Mike from Minnesota)
No, and they shouldn't bother. If you're going to be an also-ran, why sign Lofton (who can't really play center any more)? And to some extent, they already have one such guy, in that Darnell McDonald is on the 40-man, and he's actually pretty handy. I suspect this will be the big opportunity for guys like Pridie and Span to show something now, while Gomez polishes his game in Triple-A--which he definitely needs to do. (Christina Kahrl)


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