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Regular Season Totals
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
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Birth Date9-3-1985
Height5' 11"
Weight205 lbs
Age29 years, 2 months, 25 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
0.12010
-0.42011
0.52012
-0.82013
-0.22014
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
2010 COL 24 17 27 25 7 7 1 0 0 8 1 4 0 0 1 0 1 0 .280 .308 .320 .201 1.0 -0.1 0.1
2011 COL 25 63 189 180 20 45 10 1 4 69 7 35 1 1 0 16 3 1 .250 .280 .383 .219 -1.7 -1.7 -0.4
2012 COL 26 111 377 345 45 104 21 3 9 158 27 84 1 2 2 53 2 1 .301 .352 .458 .264 13.8 -9.4 0.5
2013 ANA 27 33 119 109 10 24 1 2 3 38 8 36 1 1 0 18 2 1 .220 .277 .349 .229 -1.1 -1.8 -0.3
2013 COL 27 21 71 66 6 16 1 2 0 21 4 19 0 1 0 4 0 0 .242 .282 .318 .212 -1.4 0.1 -0.1
2013 NYA 27 10 37 36 3 8 2 0 0 10 1 11 0 0 0 2 0 0 .222 .243 .278 .150 -2.6 -0.4 -0.3
2014 SDN 28 27 81 73 5 17 3 0 0 20 7 14 0 1 0 7 1 2 .233 .296 .274 .227 -1.9 -0.2 -0.2
Career28290183496221398163245520336310095.265.311.388.2366.1-13.5-0.8

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
2004 CAS Rk 38 169 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .465 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 ASH A 79 349 .240 .263 .338 .394 .265 .326 120 -5.9 8.1 2.9 -1.1 -0.1 4.0 0.3 4.0 0.3
2006 ASH A 118 517 .259 .261 .336 .386 .268 .306 112 -0.4 12.6 4.6 -11.0 -0.8 18.7 0.8 18.7 0.8
2007 MOD A+ 133 600 .312 .265 .340 .417 .268 .321 93 36.1 18.7 8.3 -20.4 1.1 62.8 4.1 62.8 4.1
2008 MOD A+ 8 32 .204 .259 .337 .389 .264 .190 99 -2 1.0 0.1 -0.5 -0.8 -1.6 -0.2 -1.6 -0.2
2008 TUL AA 73 329 .232 .268 .344 .402 .276 .300 93 -10.2 9.7 4.4 -3.6 1.9 7.4 0.4 7.4 0.4
2009 TUL AA 29 122 .309 .274 .345 .418 .261 .313 113 6.1 3.3 1.5 -2.0 0.7 11.8 1.0 11.8 1.0
2010 COL MLB 17 27 .201 .241 .315 .365 .254 .333 103 -1.6 0.7 0 -0.1 1.7 1.0 0.1 1.0 0.1
2010 CSP AAA 85 356 .280 .281 .352 .441 .270 .344 110 8.1 10.8 3 -4.9 -1.1 22.7 1.7 22.7 1.7
2011 COL MLB 63 189 .219 .251 .314 .385 .257 .289 112 -7.6 5.1 0.2 -1.7 0.7 -1.7 -0.4 -1.7 -0.4
2011 CSP AAA 73 315 .260 .289 .358 .458 .266 .357 131 0.1 9.8 2.5 0.1 -1.1 13.3 1.3 13.3 1.3
2012 COL MLB 111 377 .264 .252 .314 .403 .261 .374 118 1.4 10.3 1 -9.4 1.5 13.8 0.5 13.8 0.5
2012 CSP AAA 13 54 .271 .287 .342 .442 .271 .385 102 0.7 1.6 0.1 0.3 -0.0 2.3 0.3 2.3 0.3
2013 ANA MLB 33 119 .229 .252 .318 .398 .268 .296 95 -3.6 3.1 0.3 -1.8 -1.0 -1.1 -0.3 -1.1 -0.3
2013 COL MLB 21 71 .212 .262 .320 .401 .262 .333 114 -3.2 1.9 0.2 0.1 0.2 -1.4 -0.1 -1.4 -0.1
2013 NYA MLB 10 37 .150 .250 .312 .381 .255 .320 108 -3.9 1.0 0.1 -0.4 0.2 -2.6 -0.3 -2.6 -0.3
2013 SLC AAA 34 144 .296 .273 .339 .428 .270 .355 112 5.7 4.1 0.5 0.7 -0.1 11.6 1.2 11.6 1.2
2014 SDN MLB 27 81 .227 .253 .311 .384 .259 .283 93 -2.5 2.1 0.2 -0.2 -1.4 -1.9 -0.2 -1.9 -0.2
2014 ELP AAA 24 102 .259 .285 .351 .446 .273 .338 116 0 0.1 0 0.9 -0.1 -0.6 0.0 -0.6 0.0
2014 LOU AAA 63 261 .236 .262 .328 .399 .253 .332 106 -7 7.8 0.4 2.2 -1.4 -0.9 0.1 -0.9 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
2004 CAS Rk 169 36 51 6 3 4 20 20 42 6 5 .347 .432 .510 .163 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 ASH A 349 51 76 13 3 3 38 25 88 7 4 .241 .307 .330 .089 .240 4.0 -1.1 0.3
2006 ASH A 517 69 121 38 1 11 76 32 101 14 2 .260 .314 .416 .157 .259 18.7 -11.0 0.8
2007 MOD A+ 600 97 153 42 7 19 99 55 92 27 5 .289 .364 .503 .214 .312 62.8 -20.4 4.1
2008 TUL AA 329 38 67 18 2 3 42 35 69 6 1 .237 .327 .346 .110 .232 7.4 -3.6 0.4
2008 MOD A+ 32 2 5 1 0 1 5 2 8 0 2 .167 .219 .300 .133 .204 -1.6 -0.5 -0.2
2009 TUL AA 122 21 30 5 2 4 17 12 21 5 2 .280 .355 .477 .196 .309 11.8 -2.0 1.0
2010 COL MLB 27 7 7 1 0 0 0 1 4 1 0 .280 .308 .320 .040 .201 1.0 -0.1 0.1
2010 CSP AAA 356 60 100 15 3 12 55 29 53 7 3 .313 .376 .492 .179 .280 22.7 -4.9 1.7
2011 CSP AAA 315 52 95 20 5 11 65 17 48 3 3 .329 .366 .547 .218 .260 13.3 0.1 1.3
2011 COL MLB 189 20 45 10 1 4 16 7 35 3 1 .250 .280 .383 .133 .219 -1.7 -1.7 -0.4
2012 CSP AAA 54 12 15 4 1 0 8 2 12 1 1 .294 .333 .412 .118 .271 2.3 0.3 0.3
2012 COL MLB 377 45 104 21 3 9 53 27 84 2 1 .301 .352 .458 .157 .264 13.8 -9.4 0.5
2013 SLC AAA 144 20 44 11 0 6 24 8 23 4 0 .328 .361 .545 .216 .296 11.6 0.7 1.2
2013 ANA MLB 119 10 24 1 2 3 18 8 36 2 1 .220 .277 .349 .128 .229 -1.1 -1.8 -0.3
2013 NYA MLB 37 3 8 2 0 0 2 1 11 0 0 .222 .243 .278 .056 .150 -2.6 -0.4 -0.3
2013 COL MLB 71 6 16 1 2 0 4 4 19 0 0 .242 .282 .318 .076 .212 -1.4 0.1 -0.1
2014 ELP AAA 102 13 24 6 1 2 21 18 16 0 0 .293 .422 .463 .171 .259 -0.6 0.9 0.0
2014 LOU AAA 261 26 65 9 0 4 38 18 52 0 2 .274 .330 .363 .089 .236 -0.9 2.2 0.1
2014 SDN MLB 81 5 17 3 0 0 7 7 14 1 2 .233 .296 .274 .041 .227 -1.9 -0.2 -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
2010 100 0.6000 0.5100 0.8235 0.6000 0.3750 0.8333 0.8000 0.1765
2011 702 0.5385 0.4929 0.8150 0.6270 0.3364 0.8819 0.6697 0.1850
2012 1461 0.5017 0.4709 0.7820 0.6658 0.2747 0.8361 0.6500 0.2180
2013 908 0.5033 0.4449 0.7673 0.5974 0.2905 0.8462 0.6031 0.2327
2014 320 0.5031 0.4688 0.7800 0.6149 0.3208 0.8384 0.6667 0.2200
Career34910.51250.46950.78580.63370.29830.84810.64760.2142

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2013-09-17 2013-09-30 DTD 13 12 Right Thigh Recovery From Previous Injury Hamstring Strain - -
2013-08-29 2013-09-17 15-DL 19 19 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
2013-03-29 2013-03-31 Camp 2 0 - General Medical Illness - -
2012-07-16 2012-08-06 15-DL 21 18 - General Medical Cardiovascular Irregular Heartbeat - -
2012-06-24 2012-06-25 DTD 1 1 - Ankle Soreness - -
2012-05-15 2012-05-31 15-DL 16 15 Left Wrist Inflammation - -
2011-09-11 2011-09-13 DTD 2 1 Left Foot Soreness Heel - -
2011-07-06 2011-07-14 Minors 8 5 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
2010-04-08 2010-05-08 Minors 30 0 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique -
2009-05-23 2009-09-08 Minors 108 0 Right Wrist Surgery Ligament 2009-06-17
2008-05-26 2008-07-18 Minors 53 0 Left Wrist Surgery Hamate -
2005-04-15 2005-06-02 Minors 48 44 - Thigh Strain Hamstring - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 CIN $
2013 COL $491,000
2012 COL $480,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$971,000
2 yrTotal$971,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 122 dLon Babby1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 1/27/14 (minor-league contract). May opt out of contract 3/28/14 if not on Major League roster. Released by Cincinnati 3/29/14. Re-signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 4/6/14 (minor-league contract). May opt out of contract 5/6/14 if not on Major League roster. Released by Cincinnati 6/16/14. Signed by San Diego as a free agent 6/18/14 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by San Diego 7/18/14. DFA by San Diego 9/2/14. Sent outright to Triple-A 9/4/14. Refused assignment by San Diego 10/6/14.
  • 1 year/$0.491M (2013). Re-signed by Colorado 3/6/13. Acquired by NY Yankees in trade 5/1/13 after being DFA by Colorado 4/28/13. Claimed by LA Angels off waivers 5/18/13 after being DFA by NY Yankees 5/15/13. DFA by LA Angels 6/10/13. Sent outright to Triple-A 6/13/13. Contract selected by LA Angels 7/31/13. Non-tendered by LA Angels 12/2/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Re-signed by Colorado 3/3/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Re-signed by Colorado 3/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Re-signed by Colorado 3/5/10.
  • 1 year (2009). Contract purchased by Colorado 11/20/08. Re-signed by Colorado 3/4/09.
  • Drafted by Colorado 2004 (1-9) (Redan HS, Decatur, Ga.). $2.15M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .282 .329 .388 .241
11 vs R (Multi) .251 .297 .384 .233
18 Split (Multi) -.031 -.032 -.004 -.009
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.013 -.023 -.037 -.020
30 vs L (2013) .264 .322 .340 .236
31 vs R (2013) .215 .256 .323 .200
38 Split (2013) -.049 -.066 -.017 -.036
39 LgAvg (2013) -.011 -.021 -.036 -.019

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