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Yu-Cheng Chang SSIndians

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2017 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 21)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
250 .224 8 25 30 2 .222 0.4
Birth Date8-18-1995
Height6' 1"
Weight175 lbs
Age22 years, 1 months, 28 days
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

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

Statistics for All Levels

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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
2014 CLE Rk 42 181 .358 .257 .326 .515 .263 .389 107 7.9 2.7 0.8 0.0 0.8 11.4 1.1 11.4 1.1
2015 LKC A 105 440 .260 .257 .321 .364 .257 .288 100 0.2 12.1 4.9 11.0 2.8 20.1 3.3 20.1 3.3
2016 LYN A+ 109 477 .285 .256 .329 .384 .264 .316 101 12.9 13.6 5.7 -0.0 2.9 35.1 3.6 35.1 3.6
2016 MSS Wnt 15 62 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .486 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2017 AKR AA 126 508 .282 .257 .324 .396 .264 .254 99 11.4 13.8 6 20.4 2.3 33.5 5.8 33.5 5.8

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
2014 CLE Rk 181 39 55 9 4 6 25 18 28 6 1 .346 .420 .566 .220 .358 11.4 0.0 1.1
2015 LKC A 440 52 91 16 4 9 52 27 103 5 6 .232 .293 .361 .130 .260 20.1 11.0 3.3
2016 LYN A+ 477 78 108 30 8 13 70 45 110 11 3 .259 .332 .463 .204 .285 35.1 -0.0 3.6
2016 MSS Wnt 62 4 17 5 0 0 7 3 21 1 0 .304 .361 .393 .089 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2017 AKR AA 508 72 97 24 5 24 66 52 134 11 4 .220 .312 .461 .241 .282 33.5 20.4 5.8

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 CSAA_CHANCES CSAA_RT

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation

Compensation

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Preseason Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2017 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
20182240848861931451281163.232.291.415.2360.93.8-0.43.510.6-9.94.1
20192337445791721448261072.233.292.421.2370.83.9-0.33.19.7-8.63.8
2020243013664142123920882.229.287.421.2360.62.6-0.22.47.8-7.43.0
2021253153868152124020902.235.292.422.2370.73.0-0.32.48.2-7.33.2
2022262613156122103317751.234.292.422.2380.62.7-0.22.06.8-5.82.6
202327253315412293217721.233.293.422.2380.62.5-0.31.86.6-5.62.5
202428247305211293217701.233.293.422.2380.52.4-0.31.76.4-5.42.5
202529243295111293117691.233.292.422.2380.52.2-0.31.66.3-5.42.5
202630238295011193016680.233.293.420.2380.51.9-0.41.56.2-5.42.4

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Rank Score Name Year TAv Trend
1 96 Nick Franklin 2012 .000 DNP
2 93 Trevor Story 2014 .000 DNP
3 90 Eugenio Suarez 2013 .000 DNP
4 88 Rosell Herrera 2014 .000 DNP
5 87 Yamaico Navarro 2009 .000 DNP
6 87 Andrew Velazquez 2016 .000 DNP
7 87 Christian Arroyo 2016 .000 DNP
8 87 Chris Bostick 2014 .000 DNP
9 87 Eddie Rosario 2013 .000 DNP
10 86 Jonathan Galvez 2012 .000 DNP
11 86 Malquin Canelo 2016 .000 DNP
12 86 Sean Coyle 2013 .000 DNP
13 85 Orlando Calixte 2013 .000 DNP
14 85 Yairo Munoz 2016 .000 DNP
15 85 Tim Beckham 2011 .000 DNP
16 85 Brett Lawrie 2011 .327
17 85 Ronny Rodriguez 2013 .000 DNP
18 85 Alen Hanson 2014 .000 DNP
19 85 Alex Liddi 2010 .000 DNP
20 84 Nick Castellanos 2013 .206
21 84 Aderlin Rodriguez 2013 .000 DNP
22 84 Jonathan Villar 2012 .000 DNP
23 83 Trey Michalczewski 2016 .000 DNP
24 83 Edinson Rincon 2012 .000 DNP
25 83 Tyler Wade 2016 .000 DNP
26 83 Juan Perez 2013 .000 DNP
27 83 Addison Russell 2015 .252
28 83 Daniel Robertson 2015 .000 DNP
29 83 Kaleb Cowart 2013 .000 DNP
30 83 Drew Ward 2016 .000 DNP
31 83 John Tolisano 2010 .000 DNP
32 83 Mike Moustakas 2010 .000 DNP
33 83 Joel Guzman 2006 .171
34 83 Drew Vettleson 2013 .000 DNP
35 83 Lonnie Chisenhall 2010 .000 DNP
36 83 Gavin Cecchini 2015 .000 DNP
37 83 Josh Bell 2008 .000 DNP
38 83 Jorge Polanco 2015 .270
39 83 Miguel Andujar 2016 .000 DNP
40 82 Renato Nunez 2015 .000 DNP
41 82 Fernando Perez 2015 .000 DNP
42 82 Travis Harrison 2014 .000 DNP
43 82 Josh Vitters 2011 .000 DNP
44 82 Orlando Arcia 2016 .217
45 82 Brandon Jacobs 2012 .000 DNP
46 82 Corey Seager 2015 .356
47 82 Bobby Borchering 2012 .000 DNP
48 82 Mauricio Dubon 2016 .000 DNP
49 82 Jorge Bonifacio 2014 .000 DNP
50 82 Angel Morales 2011 .000 DNP
51 82 Andrew Lambo 2010 .000 DNP
52 82 Carlos Rivero 2009 .000 DNP
53 82 Bubba Starling 2014 .000 DNP
54 82 Jamie Westbrook 2016 .000 DNP
55 82 Edward Salcedo 2013 .000 DNP
56 82 Teoscar Hernandez 2014 .000 DNP
57 81 Matt Dominguez 2011 .208
58 81 Jonathan Schoop 2013 .257
59 81 Miles Head 2012 .000 DNP
60 81 Tony Wolters 2013 .000 DNP
61 81 Matt Davidson 2012 .000 DNP
62 81 Jordan Schafer 2008 .000 DNP
63 81 Yolmer Sanchez 2013 .000 DNP
64 81 Cito Culver 2014 .000 DNP
65 81 Chris Marrero 2010 .000 DNP
66 81 Gioskar Amaya 2014 .000 DNP
67 80 Marcell Ozuna 2012 .000 DNP
68 80 Chris Owings 2013 .254
69 80 Caleb Gindl 2010 .000 DNP
70 80 Brandon Drury 2014 .000 DNP
71 80 Nellie Rodriguez 2015 .000 DNP
72 80 Tyler Goeddel 2014 .000 DNP
73 80 Keury De La Cruz 2013 .000 DNP
74 80 Jake Hager 2014 .000 DNP
75 80 Yorman Rodriguez 2014 .194
76 80 Nomar Mazara 2016 .257
77 80 Dilson Herrera 2015 .259
78 79 Marcus Lemon 2009 .000 DNP
79 79 Jose Pirela 2011 .000 DNP
80 79 Christian Vazquez 2012 .000 DNP
81 79 Cheslor Cuthbert 2014 .000 DNP
82 79 J.P. Ramirez 2011 .000 DNP
83 79 Randal Grichuk 2013 .000 DNP
84 79 Junior Lake 2011 .000 DNP
85 79 Dustin Fowler 2016 .000 DNP
86 79 Daniel Fields 2012 .000 DNP
87 79 Ramon Flores 2013 .000 DNP
88 79 Clint Frazier 2016 .000 DNP
89 79 Jefry Marte 2012 .000 DNP
90 79 Juan Silverio 2012 .000 DNP
91 79 Chris Carter 2008 .000 DNP
92 79 Nick Noonan 2010 .000 DNP
93 79 Logan Morrison 2009 .000 DNP
94 79 Neftali Soto 2010 .000 DNP
95 79 Jorge Alfaro 2014 .000 DNP
96 79 Tommy Joseph 2013 .000 DNP
97 79 Adrian Cardenas 2009 .000 DNP
98 79 Sebastian Valle 2012 .000 DNP
99 78 Rymer Liriano 2012 .000 DNP
100 78 Michael Burgess 2010 .000 DNP

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2017 Due to publishing agreements, the 2017 player comments and team essays are only available in the Baseball Prospectus 2017 book (available in hardcopy, and soon e-book and Kindle).

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Yu-Cheng Chang is referenced in the following articles.

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This article requires BP Premium accessNotes from the Field: August 22, 2017BP Prospect Staff2017-08-22
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of July 26thSteve Givarz2017-07-27
This article requires BP Premium accessNotes from the Field: Eastern League All-Star GameErich Rothmann2017-07-14
This article requires BP Premium accessMonday Morning Ten Pack: June 12, 2017BP Prospect Staff2017-06-12
This article requires BP Premium accessMonday Morning Ten Pack: Teams We're Excited To SeeBP Prospect Staff2017-04-10
Dynasty League Positional Rankings Continued: Shortstops on the Ocean FloorWilson Karaman2017-02-09
Get to Know: Shortstop ProspectsBen Carsley2017-02-08
This article requires BP Premium access2017 Prospects: Cleveland Indians Top 10 ProspectsJeffrey Paternostro2017-01-31
This article requires BP Premium access2017 Prospects: Cleveland Indians Top 10 ProspectsBP Prospect Staff2017-01-31
This article requires BP Premium accessNotes from the Field: Arizona Fall LeagueMatt Pullman2016-11-18
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of November 15thMauricio Rubio2016-11-16
Minor League Update: Games of November 9thMauricio Rubio2016-11-10
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of October 27thMauricio Rubio2016-10-28
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of October 25thMauricio Rubio2016-10-26
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Feature: AFL Preview: Glendale Desert DogsMauricio Rubio2016-10-12
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Feature: AFL Preview: Glendale Desert DogsSteve Givarz2016-10-12
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Feature: AFL Preview: Glendale Desert DogsJarrett Seidler2016-10-12
Rubbing Mud: These Post-Lucroy IndiansMatthew Trueblood2016-08-19
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Wednesday, July 6thChristopher Crawford2016-07-07
This article requires BP Premium accessNotes from the Field: Carolina League All-Stars: BattersWilson Karaman2016-06-24
This article requires BP Premium accessNotes from the Field: Carolina League All-Stars: BattersAdam McInturff2016-06-24
TDGX Transactions: Let's Trade Victor Robles AgainGeorge Bissell2016-06-08
This article requires BP Premium access2015 Prospects: Cleveland Indians Top 10 ProspectsBP Prospect Staff2015-01-14
This article requires BP Premium access2015 Prospects: Cleveland Indians Top 10 ProspectsChris Mellen2015-01-14


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