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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
8 799 .234 .290 .389 .234 1
Birth Date3-27-1972
Height6' 2"
Weight185 lbs
BatsB
ThrowsR
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
2000 COL 28 23 26 23 3 4 0 1 0 6 3 5 0 0 0 4 0 0 .174 .269 .261 .207 -1.0 -0.1 -0.1
2000 LAN 28 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.018 -0.3 0.0 -0.0
2001 COL 29 40 79 71 5 13 2 0 1 18 6 18 0 2 0 8 1 0 .183 .241 .254 .178 -4.8 -0.1 -0.5
2003 OAK 31 40 86 77 13 23 7 0 5 45 9 19 0 0 0 14 0 0 .299 .372 .584 .317 10.1 -0.1 1.0
2004 OAK 32 69 231 214 23 55 11 0 11 99 16 47 0 0 1 31 0 1 .257 .309 .463 .258 8.8 -1.1 0.8
2005 OAK 33 39 102 97 11 24 7 0 2 37 5 28 0 0 0 12 0 0 .247 .284 .381 .247 3.0 -0.0 0.3
2006 OAK 34 49 139 128 10 28 8 0 4 48 9 34 1 1 0 18 0 1 .219 .273 .375 .221 -1.1 0.4 -0.1
2007 OAK 35 12 30 26 2 6 1 0 0 7 4 8 0 0 0 2 0 0 .231 .333 .269 .233 0.3 -0.1 0.0
2007 TEX 35 23 73 68 6 14 3 0 1 20 3 18 1 0 1 7 0 0 .206 .250 .294 .178 -3.1 0.2 -0.3
2008 COL 36 7 10 10 2 1 1 0 0 2 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 .100 .100 .200 .111 -0.3 0.1 -0.0
2008 TEX 36 8 22 20 1 4 0 0 0 4 2 11 0 0 0 1 0 0 .200 .273 .200 .173 -0.8 -0.1 -0.1
Career3117997357617240124286571932329812.234.290.389.23410.8-0.81.0

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
1993 STC A- 73 316 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .312 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 HAG A 118 483 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .293 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 DUN A+ 123 495 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .260 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 DUN A+ 97 391 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .278 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 KNX AA 32 110 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .292 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 KNX AA 0 106 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .262 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 SYR AAA 0 131 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .265 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 KNX AA 0 310 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .306 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 SYR AAA 0 45 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .323 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 KNX AA 0 486 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .326 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 SYR AAA 0 81 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .367 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 COL MLB 23 26 .207 .251 .333 .396 .252 .222 124 -1.6 0.7 -0.1 -0.1 0.1 -1.0 -0.1 -1.0 -0.1
2000 LAN MLB 1 1 -.018 .239 .310 .360 .222 .000 89 -0.3 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 -0.3 -0.0 -0.3 -0.0
2000 SAN AA 0 71 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .447 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 ABQ AAA 0 130 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .419 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 CSP AAA 0 161 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .353 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 COL MLB 40 79 .178 .260 .327 .414 .258 .222 115 -7.1 2.1 1.1 -0.1 0.2 -4.8 -0.5 -4.8 -0.5
2001 CSP AAA 54 218 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .309 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 CSP AAA 34 132 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .395 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 IOW AAA 72 255 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .341 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 OAK MLB 40 86 .317 .269 .336 .425 .264 .340 95 5.4 2.3 1.4 -0.1 0.8 10.1 1.0 10.1 1.0
2003 SAC AAA 45 175 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .348 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 OAK MLB 69 231 .258 .268 .334 .435 .260 .282 104 -0.4 6.9 4 -1.1 -1.4 8.8 0.8 8.8 0.8
2005 OAK MLB 39 102 .247 .268 .335 .418 .264 .328 98 -1.4 2.9 0.8 -0.0 0.6 3.0 0.3 3.0 0.3
2006 OAK MLB 49 139 .221 .267 .335 .422 .256 .264 100 -6.1 4.2 0.8 0.4 -0.9 -1.1 -0.1 -1.1 -0.1
2007 OAK MLB 12 30 .233 .266 .346 .429 .271 .333 99 -0.9 0.9 0.5 -0.1 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0
2007 TEX MLB 23 73 .178 .264 .327 .413 .257 .265 103 -6.7 2.2 1.1 0.2 0.1 -3.1 -0.3 -3.1 -0.3
2007 SAC AAA 2 8 .287 .305 .354 .493 .267 .600 130 0.2 0.2 0 0.1 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0
2008 COL MLB 7 10 .111 .247 .312 .379 .247 .167 98 -1.6 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.4 -0.3 -0.0 -0.3 -0.0
2008 TEX MLB 8 22 .173 .267 .339 .422 .262 .444 111 -2 0.6 0.3 -0.1 0.3 -0.8 -0.1 -0.8 -0.1
2008 TRI A- 5 15 .150 .254 .346 .380 .263 .143 102 -1.7 0.4 -0.1 -0.0 0.1 -1.5 -0.2 -1.5 -0.2
2008 CSP AAA 32 107 .275 .278 .350 .454 .265 .385 121 1.8 3.3 0.5 -0.2 -0.2 4.9 0.5 4.9 0.5
2009 IND AAA 17 61 .222 .245 .321 .377 .245 .237 102 -2.5 1.8 0.9 -0.3 -0.3 -0.6 -0.1 -0.6 -0.1

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
1993 STC A- 316 40 68 14 2 5 32 45 61 4 0 .256 .361 .380 .124 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 HAG A 483 61 109 16 3 11 58 53 77 6 8 .258 .342 .389 .130 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 DUN A+ 495 43 92 20 0 4 41 61 87 6 1 .215 .314 .290 .075 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 DUN A+ 391 50 78 23 2 13 51 69 68 3 1 .248 .388 .457 .210 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 KNX AA 110 13 20 3 0 1 6 14 29 0 1 .213 .312 .277 .064 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 KNX AA 106 14 20 3 0 3 10 19 19 0 0 .230 .368 .368 .138 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 SYR AAA 131 7 28 5 1 2 9 12 18 1 1 .237 .313 .347 .110 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 KNX AA 310 56 72 22 0 15 43 70 39 4 4 .300 .458 .579 .279 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 SYR AAA 45 4 11 3 0 1 7 7 6 0 0 .289 .400 .447 .158 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 SYR AAA 81 15 20 5 0 2 16 10 20 1 1 .282 .370 .437 .155 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 KNX AA 486 79 110 25 0 19 69 108 76 5 6 .294 .457 .513 .219 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 CSP AAA 161 23 39 5 1 3 18 21 35 2 3 .279 .373 .393 .114 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 ABQ AAA 130 21 37 9 0 1 19 22 21 4 2 .343 .454 .454 .111 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 SAN AA 71 17 23 7 0 2 9 11 9 3 0 .397 .507 .621 .224 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 LAN MLB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.018 -0.3 0.0 -0.0
2000 COL MLB 26 3 4 0 1 0 4 3 5 0 0 .174 .269 .261 .087 .207 -1.0 -0.1 -0.1
2001 CSP AAA 218 26 49 10 1 7 32 31 42 0 1 .266 .376 .446 .179 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 COL MLB 79 5 13 2 0 1 8 6 18 1 0 .183 .241 .254 .070 .178 -4.8 -0.1 -0.5
2002 IOW AAA 255 33 66 19 0 7 39 28 47 2 3 .292 .369 .469 .177 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 CSP AAA 132 25 40 10 1 6 20 16 23 2 1 .348 .427 .609 .261 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 OAK MLB 86 13 23 7 0 5 14 9 19 0 0 .299 .372 .584 .286 .317 10.1 -0.1 1.0
2003 SAC AAA 175 26 42 9 0 3 17 26 32 0 1 .286 .397 .408 .122 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 OAK MLB 231 23 55 11 0 11 31 16 47 0 1 .257 .309 .463 .206 .258 8.8 -1.1 0.8
2005 OAK MLB 102 11 24 7 0 2 12 5 28 0 0 .247 .284 .381 .134 .247 3.0 -0.0 0.3
2006 OAK MLB 139 10 28 8 0 4 18 9 34 0 1 .219 .273 .375 .156 .221 -1.1 0.4 -0.1
2007 SAC AAA 8 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .375 .375 .625 .250 .287 0.4 0.1 0.0
2007 OAK MLB 30 2 6 1 0 0 2 4 8 0 0 .231 .333 .269 .038 .233 0.3 -0.1 0.0
2007 TEX MLB 73 6 14 3 0 1 7 3 18 0 0 .206 .250 .294 .088 .178 -3.1 0.2 -0.3
2008 TRI A- 15 1 1 1 0 0 1 2 5 0 0 .083 .267 .167 .083 .150 -1.5 -0.0 -0.2
2008 CSP AAA 107 14 28 7 0 3 16 15 22 0 0 .311 .415 .489 .178 .275 4.9 -0.2 0.5
2008 COL MLB 10 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 .100 .100 .200 .100 .111 -0.3 0.1 -0.0
2008 TEX MLB 22 1 4 0 0 0 1 2 11 0 0 .200 .273 .200 .000 .173 -0.8 -0.1 -0.1
2009 IND AAA 61 6 9 2 0 0 2 9 13 0 0 .176 .300 .216 .039 .222 -0.6 -0.3 -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
2008 121 0.5124 0.4959 0.7000 0.6613 0.3220 0.7805 0.5263 0.3000
Career1210.51240.49590.70.66130.3220.78050.52630.3

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2009-05-11 2009-05-18 Minors 7 0 Back Spasms -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2008 TEX $750,000
2007 OAK, TEX $815,000
2006 OAK $700,000
2005 OAK $385,000
2004 OAK $357,500
YearsDescriptionSalary
5 yrPrevious$3,007,500
5 yrTotal$3,007,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
6 y 24 d

Details
  • retired 6-7/09 signed as a free agent from TX 5/8/09 (minor-league contract)
  • released 4/4/09 signed as a free agent from COL 1/09 (minor-league contract, $0.7M major league)
  • recalled 8/30/08 optioned to Triple-A 8/22/08 contract purchased 8/14/08 contract purchased 3/30/08 signed as a free agent from OAK 1/11/08, 1 year/$0.75M (08) (minor-league contract)
  • sent outright to Triple-A 10/6/07 signed as a free agent from TX 9/1/07
  • designated for assignment 8/23/07 acquired in trade from OAK (cash) 6/9/07
  • recalled 5/07 optioned to Triple-A 4/07 avoided arbitration, 1 year/$0.815M (07)
  • avoided arbitration 1/06, 1 year/$0.7M (06)+$0.15M bonuses ($25K each 115,140 plate appearances, $0.1M 165 plate appearances)
  • re-signed 3/05, 1 year/$0.385M (05) 1 year/$0.3575M (04) contract purchased 5/03 sent to minor-league camp 3/03 signed 11/02

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Transaction Analysis: American League RoundupChristina Kahrl2007-07-26
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Transaction Analysis: April 21-28, 2007Christina Kahrl2007-04-30
Under The Knife: Prior Mayhem Makes a Long Wait LongerWill Carroll2007-04-26
Prospectus Today: Tout WarsJoe Sheehan2007-03-27
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Advanced Catching Metrics

Year Framing Chances Extra Strikes Framing Runs Framing Runs per 7000 Blocking Chances PB/WP Saved Blocking Runs Blocking Runs per 7000 Total Receiving Runs Total Receiving Runs per 7000
2008 493 2 0.3 4.6 239 0.1 0.0 0.7 0.3 5.3

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