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Chris Colabello 1BBlue Jays

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PA AVG HR R RBI SB DRC+ WARP
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Birth Date10-24-1983
Height6' 4"
Weight210 lbs
Age36 years, 2 months, 27 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
1.22015
-0.22016
2017
2018
-1.82019
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA H 2B 3B HR BB SO HBP SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ DRAA BRR FRAA BWARP
2013 MIN 29 55 181 31 3 0 7 20 58 1 0 1 .194 .287 .344 77 -4.4 -0.9 -0.3 -0.4
2014 MIN 30 59 220 47 13 0 6 14 66 1 0 2 .229 .282 .380 80 -4.6 0.2 -1.3 -0.3
2015 TOR 31 101 360 107 19 1 15 22 96 3 2 0 .321 .367 .520 118 8.8 1.0 -4.5 1.2
2016 TOR 32 10 32 2 0 0 0 2 9 1 0 0 .069 .156 .069 65 -1.3 -0.1 -0.5 -0.2
Career2257931873512858229623.257.317.42496-1.50.2-6.60.3

Statistics for All Levels

'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 LG G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
2012 NBR AA EAS 134 562 .261 .328 .395 .314 101 18.1 15.5 -9.9 146 0 4.5 -1.0 26.0 3.7
2012 GSV Wnt LMP 57 234 .000 .000 .000 .354 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 MIN MLB AL 55 181 .251 .319 .393 .253 99 -3.7 4.8 -2.6 77 15 -0.3 -0.9 -4.4 -0.4
2013 ROC AAA INT 89 391 .256 .327 .391 .413 104 36.9 11.2 -6.7 191 0 -2.8 -2.0 32.7 3.3
2013 ITA int WBC 5 19 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2014 MIN MLB AL 59 220 .251 .318 .389 .308 105 -2.7 5.7 -3.1 80 9 -1.3 0.2 -4.6 -0.3
2014 ROC AAA INT 61 238 .259 .325 .393 .313 108 1 7.1 -4.5 114 0 4.6 -0.6 0.3 0.7
2015 TOR MLB AL 101 360 .255 .314 .408 .411 107 13.7 9.7 -4.2 118 12 -4.5 1.0 8.8 1.2
2015 BUF AAA INT 23 95 .266 .338 .376 .390 92 10.4 2.6 -1.6 173 0 -0.7 -0.2 5.8 0.6
2016 TOR MLB AL 10 32 .257 .319 .412 .100 109 -5.6 0.9 -0.5 65 10 -0.5 -0.1 -1.3 -0.2
2016 DUN A+ FSL 5 20 .284 .348 .404 .308 116 -1.7 0.6 -0.3 55 0 -0.2 -0.2 -1.3 -0.1
2016 BUF AAA INT 40 153 .250 .309 .363 .225 100 -13.2 4.3 -2.4 52 0 -1.8 -0.1 -9.6 -1.0
2017 COH AAA INT 72 300 .258 .332 .387 .294 108 -8.3 8.9 -4.8 88 0 -3.6 -3.9 -3.5 -0.7
2017 CSP AAA PCL 44 183 .280 .344 .446 .357 118 6.8 5.4 -3.4 113 0 -0.6 -1.6 3.6 0.3

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team lvl LG PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO SF SH
2012 NBR AA EAS 562 496 78 141 37 1 19 237 98 47 94 0 0 .284 .358 .478 .194 5 0
2012 GSV Wnt LMP 234 205 38 68 13 0 17 132 44 23 47 0 2 .332 .399 .644 .312 3 1
2013 ITA int WBC 19 18 4 6 0 0 2 12 7 1 4 0 0 .333 .368 .667 .333 0 0
2013 ROC AAA INT 391 338 58 119 25 0 24 216 76 43 89 2 1 .352 .427 .639 .287 5 0
2013 MIN MLB AL 181 160 14 31 3 0 7 55 17 20 58 0 1 .194 .287 .344 .150 0 0
2014 ROC AAA INT 238 213 28 57 13 0 10 100 38 21 55 0 0 .268 .336 .469 .202 2
2014 MIN MLB AL 220 205 17 47 13 0 6 78 39 14 66 0 2 .229 .282 .380 .151 0
2015 TOR MLB AL 360 333 55 107 19 1 15 173 54 22 96 2 0 .321 .367 .520 .198 2 0
2015 BUF AAA INT 95 83 14 28 3 0 5 46 18 11 19 0 0 .337 .421 .554 .217 0 0
2016 DUN A+ FSL 20 18 2 4 2 0 0 6 1 2 5 0 0 .222 .300 .333 .111 0 0
2016 TOR MLB AL 32 29 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 2 9 0 0 .069 .156 .069 .000 0 0
2016 BUF AAA INT 153 139 14 25 0 0 5 40 11 11 46 0 0 .180 .248 .288 .108 1 0
2017 COH AAA INT 300 262 25 59 11 0 6 88 37 34 76 3 1 .225 .323 .336 .111 0 0
2017 CSP AAA PCL 183 156 28 47 10 1 6 77 25 24 37 0 0 .301 .393 .494 .192 2 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2013 729 0.4911 0.4609 0.6250 0.6592 0.2695 0.7076 0.4300 0.3750 -0.0029
2014 856 0.5269 0.4603 0.6827 0.6452 0.2543 0.7732 0.4272 0.3173 -0.0014
2015 1372 0.4840 0.5022 0.6880 0.7108 0.3065 0.7585 0.5346 0.3120 -0.0036
2016 124 0.5323 0.4839 0.6833 0.6970 0.2414 0.6957 0.6429 0.3167 0.0000
Career30810.49950.48010.67140.67980.28060.74800.48440.3286-0.0027

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

Year Team Salary
2017 CLE $
2016 TOR $521,300
2015 TOR $
2014 MIN $505,000
2013 MIN $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$1,026,300
2 yrTotal$1,026,300

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 89 dBig League Management1 year (2017)

Details
  • 1 year (2017). Signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/20/16 (minor-league contract). May opt out of contract 6/1/17 if not on Major League roster. Released by Cleveland 7/8/17. Signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 7/18/17 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.5213M (2016). Re-signed by Toronto 3/16. Placed on restricted list 4/22/16 (80-game suspension for violation of PED policy). DFA by Toronto 7/23/16 (optional assignment). Sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 12/2/16 (refused assignment, elected free agency 12/6/16).
  • 1 year (2015). DFA by Toronto 2/4/15. Contract selected by Toronto 5/5/15.
  • 1 year/$0.505M (2014). Re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14. Claimed by Toronto off waivers from Minnesota 12/8/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Contract purchased by Minnesota 5/22/13.
  • Signed by Minnesota 2/2/12 as an amateur free agent (Assumption College, Mass.).

2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ VORP FRAA WARP
90o 378 39 73 9 1 11 39 31 109 1 0 .214 .286 .343 67 -5.9 1B -2, -0.9
80o 360 35 66 8 1 10 36 28 105 1 0 .202 .272 .325 59 -9.9 1B -2, -1.3
70o 347 33 62 8 1 9 34 26 103 1 0 .196 .264 .313 54 -12.5 1B -2, -1.5
60o 336 31 57 7 1 8 32 24 101 0 0 .186 .251 .294 50 -14.5 1B -2, -1.8
50o 325 29 54 7 1 8 30 23 99 0 0 .182 .247 .293 45 -16.3 1B -2, -1.9
40o 314 27 50 6 1 7 28 21 97 0 0 .174 .236 .274 41 -17.9 1B -2, -2.1
30o 303 25 47 6 1 7 26 20 94 0 0 .168 .231 .272 37 -19.5 1B -2, -2.3
20o 290 23 42 5 1 6 24 18 91 0 0 .157 .215 .250 31 -21.1 1B -2, -2.4
10o 272 20 37 5 0 5 22 16 87 0 0 .147 .203 .226 24 -23.0 1B -2, -2.6
Weighted Mean328295571830239900.183.248.29347-15.81B -2,-1.9

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2016-02-25 12:00:00 (link to chat)Any hope for Dominic Brown ? Where might he land ?
(Steve from Chicago)
I'll go out on a limb and say Toronto.

I don't think there is much hope for him at this point, but I saw a lot of Chris Colabello and didn't see that coming, so... (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2015-10-22 14:00:00 (link to chat)Is Chris Colabello a Ken Phelp's All-Star?
(Paul from DC)
Late-blooming bat-only guy who proves legit? I... have my doubts. Strikeout-to-walk ratio is a mess. Phelps played back when batters had much better control of the strike zone leaguewide, and he was no exception. Maybe Colabello's stat line is just what a Phelps type looks like in this day and age, with global strikeout and walk rates where they are, but I would wait to see the next 500 PA before jumping in on him with both feet. In fact, even with one foot. (Matthew Trueblood)
2014-04-24 13:00:00 (link to chat)Is Chris Colabello for real ROS, or is it all going to come crashing down soon?
(Frank from Frank's House)
He's getting insane RBI opps with Dozier, Mauer, and Plouffe getting on base a TON in front of him. I'd sell high. He's not worthless, but nowhere near this good, IMO (Paul Sporer)
2013-09-04 13:00:00 (link to chat)Do you think there's such a thing as a AAAA player? Are there guys who destroy AAA but just can't play in MLB? Not directly related, but sort related, can Chris Colabello be a Morneau replacement in MIN? Does his 2013 MIN say anything about 2014?
(Cris E from St Paul, MN)
I absolutely believe in AAAA players. The major league level is the highest level for a reason, and the talent gulf between AAA and the majors can be extreme. There are countless players that have the skills to play in the upper minors but lack the high-end skill or adjustment ability to find sustainable success in the majors. (Jason Parks)
2013-07-19 13:00:00 (link to chat)Callups today: Chris Colabello and Junior Lake. Fliers or bench fodder?
(RotoLando from Cloud City)
Really depends on league, but needs to be pretty deep for either. (Paul Sporer)


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