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Birth Date2-26-1991
Height6' 2"
Weight210 lbs
Age27 years, 1 months, 25 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2014
1.92015
0.82016
0.62017
1.22018
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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
2015 NYN 24 73 258 233 18 51 9 0 3 69 17 60 4 3 1 21 0 0 .219 .280 .296 .241 4.7 13.0 1.9
2016 NYN 25 48 151 132 6 26 6 0 1 35 17 33 2 0 0 11 0 0 .197 .298 .265 .228 2.3 5.2 0.8
2017 NYN 26 37 118 100 11 26 5 0 3 40 14 17 3 1 0 13 1 0 .260 .364 .400 .289 8.6 -2.9 0.6
2018 NYN 27 7 28 20 5 3 1 0 0 4 6 6 2 0 0 1 0 0 .150 .393 .200 .243 1.1 -0.1 0.1
Career1655554854010621071485411611414610.219.309.305.24816.615.23.3

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
2012 BRO A- 61 252 .282 .244 .317 .342 .264 .250 91 5.8 6.9 0.9 -0.2 -0.1 13.5 1.4 13.5 1.4
2013 SAV A 65 282 .355 .248 .323 .369 .268 .336 88 28 7.9 2 4.7 -3.7 34.2 4.1 34.2 4.1
2013 SLU A+ 60 239 .295 .248 .318 .356 .252 .319 96 9.3 7.0 1.5 0.2 -1.9 15.9 1.6 15.9 1.6
2014 BIN AA 58 249 .304 .260 .325 .390 .261 .344 105 11.2 6.8 3.6 5.8 0.8 22.5 3.0 22.5 3.0
2014 LVG AAA 43 170 .266 .282 .346 .444 .272 .299 102 1.2 5.1 2.7 6.3 -0.3 8.6 1.5 8.6 1.5
2015 NYN MLB 73 258 .241 .253 .313 .402 .264 .277 89 -4.9 7.0 4.2 13.0 -1.6 4.7 1.9 4.7 1.9
2015 LVG AAA 22 90 .198 .266 .334 .415 .272 .250 105 -5.8 2.5 1.2 -0.4 -1.7 -3.8 -0.4 -3.8 -0.4
2016 NYN MLB 48 151 .228 .250 .317 .409 .266 .255 91 -4.9 4.3 2.5 5.2 0.3 2.3 0.8 2.3 0.8
2016 LVG AAA 55 207 .278 .267 .334 .412 .265 .297 117 4 5.8 2 4.4 -1.9 9.9 1.5 9.9 1.5
2017 NYN MLB 37 118 .289 .252 .327 .418 .265 .284 93 3.6 3.4 1.8 -2.9 -0.3 8.6 0.6 8.6 0.6
2017 LVG AAA 64 275 .292 .280 .342 .443 .264 .350 109 9.9 8.3 5 10.1 -1.4 21.8 3.1 21.8 3.1
2018 NYN MLB 7 28 .243 .246 .324 .402 .259 .214 91 -0.5 0.8 0.5 -0.1 0.3 1.1 0.1 1.1 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
2012 BRO A- 252 26 54 8 0 7 27 25 24 0 0 .250 .345 .384 .134 .282 13.5 -0.2 1.4
2013 SLU A+ 239 25 60 14 0 2 37 19 21 0 0 .294 .391 .392 .098 .295 15.9 0.2 1.6
2013 SAV A 282 35 77 24 1 6 43 23 32 1 0 .314 .390 .494 .180 .355 34.2 4.7 4.1
2014 LVG AAA 170 25 43 6 0 5 21 14 21 0 0 .283 .345 .421 .138 .266 8.6 6.3 1.5
2014 BIN AA 249 33 73 18 0 6 43 16 27 0 0 .326 .378 .487 .161 .304 22.5 5.8 3.0
2015 LVG AAA 90 7 19 5 1 1 9 3 12 0 0 .224 .267 .341 .118 .198 -3.8 -0.4 -0.4
2015 NYN MLB 258 18 51 9 0 3 21 17 60 0 0 .219 .280 .296 .077 .241 4.7 13.0 1.9
2016 LVG AAA 207 27 57 11 0 8 40 13 19 0 1 .300 .348 .484 .184 .278 9.9 4.4 1.5
2016 NYN MLB 151 6 26 6 0 1 11 17 33 0 0 .197 .298 .265 .068 .228 2.3 5.2 0.8
2017 LVG AAA 275 37 81 17 1 9 45 16 38 0 0 .328 .375 .514 .186 .292 21.8 10.1 3.1
2017 NYN MLB 118 11 26 5 0 3 13 14 17 1 0 .260 .364 .400 .140 .289 8.6 -2.9 0.6
2018 NYN MLB 28 5 3 1 0 0 1 6 6 0 0 .150 .393 .200 .050 .243 1.1 -0.1 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 CSAA_CHANCES CSAA_RT
2015 937 0.5486 0.4514 0.7683 0.6051 0.2648 0.8939 0.4196 0.2317 431 -0.005019
2016 555 0.4919 0.4775 0.7925 0.6337 0.3262 0.9017 0.5870 0.2075 0 0.000000
2017 484 0.4545 0.4649 0.7822 0.6909 0.2765 0.8618 0.6164 0.2178 0 0.000000
2018 112 0.4286 0.4643 0.8077 0.6875 0.2969 0.9091 0.6316 0.1923 0 0.000000
Career20880.50530.46220.78010.6370.28560.88930.52110.2199193.4133-0.0023

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
2014-07-18 2014-07-28 Minors 10 0 - General Medical Vertigo -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2018 NYN $557,471
2017 NYN $
2016 NYN $511,360
2015 NYN $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$511,360
2018Current$557,471
2 yrPvs + Cur$1,068,831
2 yrTotal$1,068,831

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 167 dLagardere Group1 year/$557,471 (2018)

Details
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by NY Mets 3/17.
  • 1 year/$511,360 (2016). Re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Contract selected by NY Mets 4/21/15.
  • Drafted by NY Mets 2012 (1s-35) (Purdue). $1.4M signing bonus ($1.4674M slot).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .204 .237 .327 .236
11 vs R (Multi) .208 .304 .266 .233
18 Split (Multi) .005 .067 -.062 -.003
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.010 -.021 -.029 -.017
30 vs L (2016) .250 .289 .361 .275
31 vs R (2016) .177 .301 .229 .212
38 Split (2016) -.073 .011 -.132 -.063
39 LgAvg (2016) -.008 -.018 -.027 -.016

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2017-09-29 12:00:00 (link to chat)I can't believe I'm saying this, but is it time to talk about Kevin Plawecki? 133 wRC+ in the second half. It's not impossible to think he's finally put it all together, right? Catchers are weird...
(RJ from nj)
So while I will confess to not watching all that much late season Mets baseball as I get generally less masochistic in my 30s, Plawecki's swing does look a little shorter and the bat a little quicker. More like the guy I saw in the minors. September stats lie of course, but if he is even a 4 hitter now, he'll have a ten-year career based on the other stuff he does well. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2016-11-22 20:00:00 (link to chat)Where would Seth Lugo be on a top 100 if he didn't lose his prospect eligibility? Further, Does Lugo, Kevin Plawecki and Gabriel Ynoa give TB enough value for Alex Colome?
(Erik from LA)
Probably off it because of age and health. That hypothetical trade sounds quite fair for Colome, but I also suspect the Mets may just drop Lugo into that role themselves. (Jarrett Seidler)
2016-08-05 13:00:00 (link to chat)Most likely another team signing me?
(Angel Cuan from 27/M/Panama)
Funnily enough, I was clearing out a backlog of notebooks and getting them digitized, and a 2014 Angel Cuan look popped up. I think I got Tyler Pill and Alex Panteliodis in that series too, and my 10th through 12th looks at Kevin Plawecki or something. Cuan got way more out of his stuff and body than he should have, and now that I think about it, he isn't the worst comp for Harol Gonzalez (other than the handedness, and Harol's raw stuff is better). Double-A is tough for these profiles. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2015-09-24 13:00:00 (link to chat)Kevin Plawecki keeps getting high grades on sites. Do you still see him as a starting C somewhere even though he hasn't really hit this year?
(Cleon from Queens)
Yeah. You have to remember, the bar for catchers is super low in some places. Plawecki hasn't hit this season, but he has in the past and the prevailing expectation remains that he will heading forward. Plus he's a quality receiver with an average arm and good staff-handling abilities. That's enough to pass as a starter. (R.J. Anderson)
2014-07-07 11:00:00 (link to chat)Was Kevin Plawecki close to making the list? What is his ceiling?
(jsull11 from LIC, NY)
He was, actually. Legit role 5 catcher with good glove and stick (Jason Parks on the Top 50)
2014-07-08 13:00:00 (link to chat)How would you rank Kevin Plawecki, Blake Swihart, Jorge Alfaro, and Kyle Schwarber offensively? Also, Who on that list should be starting by this time next season? Cheers
(Jim from Kansas)
In terms of ceiling, I think Alfaro has the highest overall offensive ceiling of that group, followed by Schwarber, Swihart and Plawecki. That said, Alfaro also comes with arguably the greatest risk in his offensive profile, so that has to be taken into account as well. I'm a pretty big believer in Alfaro, so I tend to think even if he doesn't reach his ceiling, he is still going to be an impactful offensive player.

I'm not sure any of these four guys are good bets to be starting in the Major Leagues by this time next year. Swihart and Plawecki would be the most likely bets, but I wouldn't put money on either one at this point in time. (Mark Anderson)
2014-07-14 13:00:00 (link to chat)Name an prospect from the Futures game that was not in the spotlight who could end up being an All Star?
(Kyle from DC)
I was watching the game on my phone in an airport (isn't technology wonderful?) so I'm not super aware of who was getting all of the spotlight, but I like Kevin Plawecki, and J.P. Crawford as guys who didn't seem to be getting a ton of attention. If you haven't noticed, I like guys with good strikeout to walk ratios. (Jeff Moore)
2014-06-25 13:00:00 (link to chat)What would you say is Kevin Plawecki's upside? Does he have the potential to be better than what scouts thought (well, and still think) d'Arnaud can be?
(raymond from queens)
Most scouts are pretty surprised at the extent of d'Arnaud's struggles in the majors, both in their severity and duration, so who knows what his upside is at this point. Plawecki's is certainly comparable, however, and it's a nice luxury that the Mets have another strong catching prospect waiting in the wings in case their first one doesn't pan out. I haven't seen Plawecki in person because I didn't see St. Lucie last year, but if you've read my work you know I'm a sucker for prospects with a good K:BB ratio. (Jeff Moore)
2014-01-02 13:00:00 (link to chat)Kevin Plawecki - does he have a shot at the majors this year? and how do you project his impact at the big league level? Thanks!
(Matt from Whippleville, NY)
I like Plawecki OK. He's an offense first catcher but I don't think he reaches the majors this year and I like D'Arnaud a lot, so I'm not sure what he is in the long term. He's more of a time-share catcher to me in the majors, unless he answers some of the questions on his defense. I'd say 2015 is a better bet for his arrival. (Craig Goldstein)


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Advanced Catching Metrics

Year Lg Framing Chances CSAA Framing Runs Blocking Chances EPAA Blocking Runs SB Attempts SRAA TRAA Throwing Runs FRAA Adj. FRAA
2012 asx 0 .000 0.0 1373 -.001 0.2 38 -.012 -.006 0.4 0.6 -0.2
2013 afx 0 .000 0.0 1834 -.007 3.9 48 .003 -.023 0.3 4.3 4.7
2013 afa 0 .000 0.0 1743 -.001 0.8 37 .014 -.005 -0.2 0.5 0.2
2014 aaa 2618 .018 7.1 1582 -.000 0.2 26 .081 -.000 -1.4 5.9 6.3
2014 aax 3909 .008 4.7 2283 -.001 0.6 44 .005 -.007 0.1 5.4 5.8
2015 mlb 3965 .024 12.8 2478 -.001 0.6 39 .018 -.001 -0.3 13.1 13.0
2015 aaa 1535 -.000 -0.0 953 -.000 0.0 18 .004 -.001 -0.0 -0.1 -0.4
2016 aaa 2905 .006 2.7 0 .000 0.0 28 .003 .000 -0.0 2.7 4.4
2016 mlb 2419 .014 5.0 1558 -.003 0.9 34 .011 -.002 -0.2 5.7 5.2
2017 mlb 1727 -.010 -2.7 1252 -.002 0.6 26 .031 .001 -0.5 -2.7 -2.9
2017 aaa 4873 .011 8.2 2800 -.001 0.6 46 .016 -.001 -0.4 8.4 10.1
2018 mlb 480 -.003 -0.2 294 .000 0.0 4 .000 .000 0.0 -0.2 -0.1

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