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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 33)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
250 .243 1 20 19 1 .225 -0.6
Birth Date3-26-1981
Height5' 11"
Weight180 lbs
Age33 years, 6 months, 27 days
BatsR
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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

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
2001 ELZ Rk 47 144 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .307 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 QUD A 92 342 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .304 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 QUD A 101 439 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .299 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 FTM A+ 79 274 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .302 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 LWD A 28 121 .263 .258 .338 .387 .262 .287 97 0.4 3.3 0.9 3.1 -1.3 2.5 0.5 2.5 0.5
2005 FTM A+ 12 45 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .184 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 REA AA 48 166 .201 .253 .320 .388 .254 .286 99 -7.1 3.3 1.3 -0.0 -0.7 -2.3 -0.2 -2.3 -0.2
2006 CLR A+ 4 15 .359 .238 .313 .338 .239 .444 107 1.2 0.3 0 -0.5 0.7 2.2 0.2 2.2 0.2
2006 REA AA 100 338 .228 .253 .323 .378 .259 .285 96 -8.6 7.3 1.6 -6.1 -1.3 -0.6 -0.7 -0.6 -0.7
2007 REA AA 81 322 .304 .265 .338 .400 .258 .327 110 14.7 9.1 1.3 -4.1 0.4 26.6 2.3 26.6 2.3
2007 WTN AA 24 99 .226 .263 .334 .407 .264 .247 100 -3.6 2.8 1.3 -0.9 0.0 0.1 -0.1 0.1 -0.1
2007 OTT AAA 3 15 .454 .255 .333 .366 .250 .364 91 3.2 0.5 0.2 0.4 -0.1 3.8 0.4 3.8 0.4
2008 TUC AAA 114 477 .259 .277 .348 .444 .257 .368 118 -0.6 14.4 6.2 4.5 -1.9 19.6 2.3 19.6 2.3
2009 AKR AA 10 49 .317 .268 .348 .404 .275 .405 101 3 1.4 -0.1 0.8 -0.0 4.9 0.6 4.9 0.6
2009 COH AAA 27 108 .219 .272 .330 .407 .248 .322 116 -4.7 3.1 0.2 -2.7 -1.9 -5.6 -0.8 -5.6 -0.8
2009 IDN Rk 6 21 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 DUN A+ 5 19 .206 .229 .307 .333 .251 .333 88 -1.1 0.6 0.1 -0.4 -0.6 -0.6 -0.1 -0.6 -0.1
2010 LVG AAA 39 166 .266 .277 .350 .429 .264 .326 116 1.1 5.1 1.7 -5.3 -4.0 4.0 -0.1 4.0 -0.1
2011 CSP AAA 26 107 .266 .283 .348 .434 .264 .395 128 0.8 3.3 0.1 -0.4 -0.2 4.5 0.4 4.5 0.4
2011 NWO AAA 58 196 .231 .285 .354 .445 .267 .293 95 -6.7 6.1 2 -0.8 -2.0 0.9 0.0 0.9 0.0
2012 TUC AAA 45 154 .300 .277 .338 .427 .264 .370 106 6.9 4.6 0.2 -2.5 1.2 14.0 1.1 14.0 1.1
2012 MAG Wnt 20 70 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .278 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 TUC AAA 70 196 .221 .275 .343 .422 .267 .287 106 -8.3 5.6 0.7 -2.2 0.9 -0.3 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2
2013 ESP int 3 9 .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
2001 ELZ Rk 144 19 36 10 1 1 14 6 18 4 2 .271 .312 .383 .113 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 QUD A 342 47 86 18 1 3 31 22 35 8 0 .279 .336 .373 .094 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 QUD A 439 60 116 16 3 5 53 31 18 8 6 .296 .362 .390 .094 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 FTM A+ 274 23 71 10 2 0 21 14 18 5 1 .287 .331 .344 .057 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 REA AA 166 18 40 7 1 0 12 6 16 2 2 .265 .301 .325 .060 .201 -2.3 -0.0 -0.2
2005 LWD A 121 10 31 7 0 0 12 5 4 1 2 .277 .325 .339 .062 .263 2.5 3.1 0.5
2005 FTM A+ 45 3 7 1 0 0 7 4 2 0 2 .179 .267 .205 .026 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 CLR A+ 15 4 4 1 0 0 1 3 3 1 0 .333 .467 .417 .083 .359 2.2 -0.5 0.2
2006 REA AA 338 43 87 15 5 1 38 13 16 7 4 .274 .312 .363 .088 .228 -0.6 -6.1 -0.7
2007 OTT AAA 15 5 5 0 1 1 2 1 2 0 0 .385 .400 .769 .385 .454 3.8 0.4 0.4
2007 WTN AA 99 11 22 5 0 2 7 4 9 2 1 .247 .293 .371 .124 .226 0.1 -0.9 -0.1
2007 REA AA 322 53 91 16 2 7 44 23 17 10 3 .330 .403 .478 .149 .304 26.6 -4.1 2.3
2008 TUC AAA 477 50 148 23 5 4 72 18 44 2 2 .339 .378 .443 .103 .259 19.6 4.5 2.3
2009 AKR AA 49 9 15 1 0 0 3 6 5 0 0 .366 .438 .390 .024 .317 4.9 0.8 0.6
2009 COH AAA 108 9 28 5 1 0 8 4 15 1 0 .280 .315 .350 .070 .219 -5.6 -2.7 -0.8
2009 IDN Rk 21 4 6 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 .316 .381 .368 .053 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 DUN A+ 19 0 5 1 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 .263 .263 .316 .053 .206 -0.6 -0.4 -0.1
2010 LVG AAA 166 18 47 14 1 1 12 11 10 0 2 .315 .364 .443 .128 .266 4.0 -5.3 -0.1
2011 CSP AAA 107 14 34 3 1 0 11 10 9 0 0 .366 .419 .419 .054 .266 4.5 -0.4 0.4
2011 NWO AAA 196 22 49 8 0 1 17 9 18 0 1 .268 .313 .328 .060 .231 0.9 -0.8 0.0
2012 TUC AAA 154 18 53 7 2 3 16 7 8 2 3 .365 .392 .503 .138 .300 14.0 -2.5 1.1
2012 MAG Wnt 70 10 16 1 1 1 3 6 9 0 1 .250 .314 .344 .094 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 ESP int 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 TUC AAA 196 18 46 9 1 0 18 9 22 1 2 .254 .299 .315 .061 .221 -0.2 -2.2 -0.2

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
2011-04-05 2011-04-22 Minors 17 0 Not Disclosed -
2010-05-28 2010-08-12 Minors 76 0 Not Disclosed -
2009-04-09 2009-07-16 Minors 98 0 Surgery Sports Hernia -

Compensation

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Details

2014 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/11/2014 05:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
90o 519 50 139 23 3 4 46 30 73 3 3 .291 .334 .380 .272 19.0 3B -3, 2B -3 1.3
80o 495 45 126 21 3 4 42 27 72 3 3 .274 .315 .357 .257 11.0 3B -3, 2B -3 0.4
70o 478 42 116 19 2 4 39 25 71 3 2 .262 .302 .341 .246 5.7 3B -3, 2B -3 -0.1
60o 464 39 108 18 2 3 37 23 70 3 2 .251 .290 .327 .237 1.4 3B -3, 2B -3 -0.6
50o 450 37 101 17 2 3 35 22 69 2 2 .242 .280 .314 .228 -2.4 3B -3, 2B -3 -1.0
40o 436 34 95 16 2 3 33 20 68 2 2 .232 .269 .302 .220 -5.9 3B -3, 2B -3 -1.3
30o 422 32 88 15 2 3 31 19 67 2 2 .222 .258 .288 .210 -9.5 3B -3, 2B -3 -1.7
20o 405 29 79 13 2 2 29 17 65 2 2 .210 .244 .272 .200 -13.3 3B -3, 2B -3 -2.1
10o 381 26 69 12 1 2 25 15 63 2 1 .193 .226 .251 .185 -18.0 3B -2, 2B -2 -2.6
Weighted Mean45738105182336236932.247.285.321.233-0.53B -3, 2B -3-0.8

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
5% 15% 17% 28% 36%

Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2014 Projections)

Playing time estimates are based on performance, not Depth Charts.
Year Age PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP VORP BRR POS_ADJ REP_ADJ RAA FRAA
20153425022578111711381.238.275.285.213-1.8-13.2-0.70.814.9-28.2-3.7
20163525021559111711390.230.267.283.208-2.1-15.6-0.60.714.9-30.7-3.7
20173625021548101611390.231.268.274.205-2.3-17.6-0.60.714.9-32.6-3.7
201837287246210101913450.230.268.273.206-2.3-17.3-0.70.714.9-32.2-4.3
201938438369114102819710.224.262.266.201-2.9-20.0-1.00.914.9-34.8-6.5
20203925021528101611400.224.262.268.202-2.5-19.5-0.60.414.9-34.3-3.7
20214029524609101813480.219.256.258.196-3.0-23.6-0.70.414.9-38.2-4.4
20224125020518101510420.216.251.255.193-3.2-25.5-0.60.314.9-40.1-3.7
20234261748125182037251050.214.248.250.190-4.0-27.9-1.60.614.9-41.8-9.2

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
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Rank Score Name Year TAv Trend
1 88 Luis Figueroa 2007 .158
2 80 Matt Kata 2011 .000 DNP
3 78 Henry Mateo 2010 .000 DNP
4 78 Ed Rogers 2012 .000 DNP
5 77 Pete Orr 2012 .269
6 76 Gil Velazquez 2013 -.012
7 75 Mike Cervenak 2010 .000 DNP
8 75 Jesus Feliciano 2012 .000 DNP
9 75 Luis Ordaz 2009 .000 DNP
10 74 Rich Thompson 2012 .098
11 74 Vinny Rottino 2013 .000 DNP
12 72 Paul Phillips 2010 .245
13 72 Adrian Brown 2007 .000 DNP
14 71 Howie Clark 2007 .206
15 71 Doug Bernier 2013 .232
16 71 Dusty Wathan 2007 .000 DNP
17 71 Robinson Cancel 2009 -.007
18 70 Jim Rushford 2007 .000 DNP
19 70 Erick Almonte 2011 .079
20 70 Jorge Velandia 2008 .242
21 70 Chris Heintz 2008 .000 DNP
22 70 Kerry Robinson 2007 .000 DNP
23 69 Michel Hernandez 2012 .000 DNP
24 69 Chris Ashby 2008 .000 DNP
25 69 Pablo Ozuna 2008 .223
26 69 Wilson Valdez 2011 .233
27 69 Jesse Garcia 2007 .000 DNP
28 68 Andy Green 2011 .000 DNP
29 68 Royce Huffman 2010 .000 DNP
30 68 Joe Thurston 2013 .000 DNP
31 68 Hector Luna 2013 .000 DNP
32 68 Robby Hammock 2010 .000 DNP
33 67 Chase Lambin 2013 .000 DNP
34 67 Noah Hall 2010 .000 DNP
35 67 Jorge Padilla 2013 .000 DNP
36 67 J.C. Boscan 2013 .232
37 67 Danny Klassen 2009 .000 DNP
38 67 Raul Gonzalez 2007 .000 DNP
39 66 Mark Johnson 2009 .000 DNP
40 66 Tike Redman 2010 .000 DNP
41 66 Donnie Sadler 2008 .000 DNP
42 65 Oscar Robles 2009 .000 DNP
43 65 Jason Tyner 2010 .000 DNP
44 65 Abraham Nunez 2009 .000 DNP
45 65 Eric Bruntlett 2011 .000 DNP
46 65 Augie Ojeda 2008 .230
47 65 Justin Christian 2013 .000 DNP
48 64 Chris Truby 2007 .000 DNP
49 64 Fernando Tatis 2008 .301
50 64 Brian Esposito 2012 .000 DNP
51 64 Timo Perez 2008 .000 DNP
52 64 Paul Hoover 2009 .508
53 64 Keith Ginter 2009 .000 DNP
54 64 Carlos Maldonado 2012 .111
55 63 Dave Matranga 2010 .000 DNP
56 63 Don Kelly 2013 .252
57 63 D'Angelo Jimenez 2011 .000 DNP
58 63 Wil Nieves 2011 .118
59 63 Mark Quinn 2007 .000 DNP
60 63 Cesar Tovar 1974 .277
61 63 Michael Ryan 2011 .000 DNP
62 63 Enrique Wilson 2007 .000 DNP
63 63 Nick Green 2012 .187
64 62 Jamey Carroll 2007 .230
65 62 Jeff Cirillo 2003 .209
66 62 Joe Inglett 2011 .175
67 62 Gookie Dawkins 2012 .000 DNP
68 62 Aaron Miles 2010 .244
69 61 Joe Randa 2003 .281
70 61 Billy Goodman 1959 .237
71 61 Ryan Budde 2013 .000 DNP
72 61 Ray Knight 1986 .282
73 61 Kevin Seitzer 1995 .279
74 61 Chris Woodward 2009 .212
75 61 George Kell 1956 .265
76 60 Frank Malzone 1963 .265
77 60 Adam Everett 2010 .174
78 60 Mickey Hatcher 1988 .260
79 60 Corey Patterson 2013 .000 DNP
80 60 Jon Weber 2011 .000 DNP
81 60 Tony Fernandez 1995 .235
82 60 Len Randle 1982 .191
83 60 Todd Linden 2013 .000 DNP
84 60 Larry Barnes 2008 .000 DNP
85 60 Kevin Mench 2011 .000 DNP
86 60 Nick Punto 2011 .295
87 60 Esteban German 2011 .512
88 60 Denny Walling 1987 .277
89 60 Vic Power 1961 .241
90 60 Miguel Cairo 2007 .223
91 60 John McDonald 2008 .194
92 59 Harvey Kuenn 1964 .272
93 59 Lance Johnson 1997 .271
94 59 Bill Spiers 1999 .254
95 59 Carney Lansford 1990 .254
96 59 Darin Erstad 2007 .237
97 59 Gil McDougald 1961 .000 DNP
98 59 Ed Charles 1966 .287
99 59 Bubba Phillips 1961 .260
100 59 Wiki Gonzalez 2007 .000 DNP

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YearComment
2009 Jesus Merchan is a minor league journeyman who suddenly put up monster numbers in Tucson—and that's a total mirage.

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