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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 29)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB DRC+ WARP
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Birth Date12-22-1989
Height6' 2"
Weight223 lbs
Age29 years, 11 months, 17 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2015
-0.12016
0.22017
-0.02018
0.22019
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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
2016 CIN 26 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 62 -0.2 0.0 0.6 0.0
2016 SDN 26 5 19 4 0 0 1 2 9 1 0 0 .250 .368 .438 66 -0.7 -0.1 -0.9 -0.1
2017 CIN 27 115 204 37 5 1 9 22 61 3 1 2 .208 .304 .399 87 -2.8 0.6 -0.3 0.2
2018 ARI 28 9 14 3 0 2 0 0 6 1 0 0 .231 .286 .538 71 -0.4 0.1 -0.3 0.0
Career1322424453102478512.208.302.40184-4.20.6-1.00.1

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 EVE A- NOR 72 316 .251 .331 .362 .412 114 15.6 8.7 0.9 152 0 -4.4 -0.2 15.4 2.1
2013 CLN A MID 60 247 .253 .322 .377 .333 104 2.3 7.0 -0.1 113 0 -0.2 -2.1 0.9 0.6
2013 HDS A+ CAL 68 302 .276 .344 .442 .373 112 17 8.1 0.9 120 0 4.4 -3.0 -0.4 1.0
2014 HDS A+ CAL 34 157 .261 .333 .417 .298 117 4.8 4.0 -1.2 120 0 -0.1 0.1 -0.3 0.3
2014 WTN AA SOU 104 431 .258 .326 .383 .348 102 18.5 11.8 -1.3 128 0 -8.2 0.2 6.3 0.9
2015 TAC AAA PCL 123 518 .276 .336 .424 .289 107 5.7 14.4 -3.8 96 0 -0.9 -5.4 -10.9 -0.7
2016 CIN MLB NL 3 5 .215 .275 .337 .000 95 -1.3 0.1 0 62 11 0.6 0.0 -0.2 0.0
2016 SDN MLB NL 5 19 .233 .312 .381 .500 88 0.8 0.5 -0.2 66 11 -0.9 -0.1 -0.7 -0.1
2016 ELP AAA PCL 20 78 .266 .322 .420 .413 120 2.6 2.2 -0.9 88 0 -1.2 1.1 -2.0 -0.1
2016 ROU AAA PCL 37 155 .270 .342 .412 .238 94 -10.3 4.4 -1.3 90 0 -2.0 0.9 -3.9 -0.2
2016 TAC AAA PCL 43 166 .274 .336 .421 .380 86 11.3 4.6 -0.4 89 0 -0.9 0.2 -4.3 -0.1
2017 CIN MLB NL 115 204 .252 .321 .415 .257 97 -1.1 6.0 -1.1 87 14 -0.3 0.6 -2.8 0.2
2018 ARI MLB NL 9 14 .243 .322 .403 .429 101 0.1 0.4 -0.1 71 11 -0.3 0.1 -0.4 0.0
2018 LOU AAA INT 15 47 .251 .329 .378 .259 95 -3.2 1.4 -0.6 35 0 -0.4 -0.2 -2.9 -0.3
2018 LVG AAA PCL 98 390 .272 .341 .434 .361 118 16.3 11.5 -4 128 0 4.1 0.0 14.5 2.6
2019 NHP AA EAS 11 44 .253 .306 .395 .394 101 8.7 1.2 -0.3 229 0 -0.7 0.3 5.4 0.6
2019 BUF AAA INT 90 375 .265 .339 .444 .280 97 5.1 12.8 -4.7 98 0 -0.2 -1.2 -0.6 0.5
2019 IND AAA INT 24 95 .273 .349 .451 .259 99 -4.9 3.3 -1.3 92 0 -0.9 0.5 -4.5 -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 EVE A- NOR 316 282 46 85 17 3 12 144 52 19 93 14 1 .301 .373 .511 .209 0 2
2013 HDS A+ CAL 302 266 48 85 13 2 13 141 59 26 65 10 3 .320 .384 .530 .211 5 0
2013 CLN A MID 247 223 26 63 12 1 3 86 31 17 42 5 3 .283 .344 .386 .103 2 0
2014 WTN AA SOU 431 377 60 113 23 7 11 183 68 44 78 9 4 .300 .374 .485 .186 5
2014 HDS A+ CAL 157 142 24 40 9 2 9 80 35 12 32 2 0 .282 .331 .563 .282 3
2015 TAC AAA PCL 518 472 58 121 25 1 22 214 73 36 113 14 3 .256 .313 .453 .197 5 0
2016 CIN MLB NL 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
2016 SDN MLB NL 19 16 5 4 0 0 1 7 2 2 9 0 0 .250 .368 .438 .188 0 0
2016 ELP AAA PCL 78 72 8 22 2 1 3 35 8 5 23 1 0 .306 .351 .486 .181 0 0
2016 ROU AAA PCL 155 141 17 26 8 0 1 37 16 11 36 2 2 .184 .252 .262 .078 1 0
2016 TAC AAA PCL 166 157 21 46 8 2 8 82 25 8 49 2 2 .293 .327 .522 .229 0 0
2017 CIN MLB NL 204 178 23 37 5 1 9 71 26 22 61 1 2 .208 .304 .399 .191 1 0
2018 LVG AAA PCL 390 354 59 111 29 4 20 208 67 30 84 4 3 .314 .372 .588 .274 2 0
2018 ARI MLB NL 14 13 3 3 0 2 0 7 0 0 6 0 0 .231 .286 .538 .308 0 0
2018 LOU AAA INT 47 42 3 7 0 0 0 7 4 2 15 1 0 .167 .255 .167 .000 0 0
2019 BUF AAA INT 375 328 48 81 13 3 25 175 66 37 105 0 1 .247 .336 .534 .287 2 0
2019 IND AAA INT 95 85 11 18 5 0 4 35 9 8 27 0 0 .212 .287 .412 .200 0 1
2019 NHP AA EAS 44 38 5 16 5 0 3 30 9 4 3 1 1 .421 .477 .789 .368 1 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2016 101 0.4059 0.5248 0.5660 0.7317 0.3833 0.7333 0.3478 0.4340 0.0000
2017 796 0.4573 0.4623 0.6630 0.6456 0.3079 0.7745 0.4662 0.3370 0.0000
2018 53 0.5660 0.5660 0.6333 0.8000 0.2609 0.6667 0.5000 0.3667 0.0000
Career9500.45790.47470.65100.66340.31330.76410.45550.34900.0000

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
2019 TOR $
2018 ARI $
2017 CIN $535,000
2016 SEA $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$535,000
1 yrTotal$535,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 36 d1 year (2019)

Details
  • 1 year (2019). Signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 11/1/18 (minor-league contract). Acquired by Toronto in trade from Pittsburgh 5/10/19.
  • 1 year (2018). Re-signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 11/17/17 (minor-league contract). Released by Cincinnati 5/18. Signed by NY Mets as a free agent 5/9/18 (minor-league contract). Acquired by Arizona in trade from NY Mets 9/6/18. Sent outright to Triple-A by Arizona 10/10/18.
  • 2017. Sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 11/3/17.
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016). Contract selected by Seattle 11/20/15. Acquired by Texas in trade from Seattle 12/2/15 (player to be named later in 11/16/15 trade). Signed by Texas 2/27/16. Acquired by Seattle in trade 5/29/16 after being DFA by Texas 5/23/16. Claimed by San Diego off waivers 8/4/16 after being DFA by Seattle 8/1/16. Claimed by Cincinnati off waivers 9/28/16 after being DFA by San Diego 9/21/16. DFA by Cincinnati 10/5/16. Sent outright to Triple-A 10/10/16.
  • Drafted by Seattle 2012 (4-131) (Rutgers). $0.3M signing bonus ($0.3533M slot).

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 384 49 89 16 2 14 49 38 99 4 2 .263 .344 .445 106 15.3 3B 1, 1B -2 1.5
80o 364 44 81 14 2 13 44 34 96 3 2 .251 .330 .427 97 9.7 3B 1, 1B -1 1.0
70o 349 41 74 13 1 12 41 32 94 3 2 .238 .315 .402 92 6.0 3B 1, 1B -1 0.6
60o 337 38 69 12 1 11 39 29 92 3 2 .229 .304 .385 87 3.1 3B 1, 1B -1 0.3
50o 325 36 65 12 1 10 36 28 90 3 2 .223 .298 .375 82 0.5 3B 1, 1B -1 0.0
40o 313 34 61 11 1 10 34 26 88 2 2 .216 .288 .369 77 -1.9 3B 1, 1B -1 -0.3
30o 301 31 56 10 1 9 32 24 86 2 1 .206 .276 .349 72 -4.2 3B 1, 1B -1 -0.5
20o 286 29 51 9 1 8 29 22 83 2 1 .197 .266 .332 66 -6.7 3B 1, 1B -1 -0.8
10o 266 25 45 8 1 7 26 19 78 2 1 .186 .252 .314 58 -9.8 3B 0, 1B -1 -1.1
Weighted Mean32937671211137289132.227.301.386841.43B 1, 1B -10.1

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2016-03-09 19:00:00 (link to chat)The following names aren't necessarily exciting....but in what order would you rank Trayce Thompson, Travis Shaw, Patrick Kivlehan and Tyler Goeddel for a dynasty league? Would there be a standout if just looking for potential current year impact? Cheers
(markdavo4 from Australia)
In dynasty, Shaw, Kivlehan, Goeddel, and Thompson. For 2016 only Goeddel has an opportunity now that Aaron Altherr is out for most if not all of the season and could be the guy to take a big leap forward. (Mike Gianella)
2015-03-06 14:00:00 (link to chat)Any reason to think Patrick Kivlehan is not just the redeux of Vinny Catricalla and Stefen Romero?
(Prich from Teaching Class)
Yes. Kivlehan is good at playing baseball. Those other guys aren't.

That's my first snarky comment as a member of BP. Hope you're proud of me, Keith.

In all seriousness the industry is higher on Kivlehan than I am, but he's a quality athlete and he gets better each year. He's a potential regular. Those other guys never were. (Christopher Crawford)
2014-07-01 13:00:00 (link to chat)Thoughts on Patrick Kivlehan? I know he's older for a raw prospect, having turned to baseball after he exhausted his college football eligibility. But it looks like he's did a pretty good job holding his own in the California League and he's continued it through into AA. What's your read on him as a prospect?
(Steve from Seattle)
Dude is a masher and swings with a purpose. Witnessed him hit a line-drive home run off the batters eye to dead center field. The body isn't the best and he'll be limited to 1st base going forward. He just needs to keep hitting. AAAA player? (Chris Rodriguez)


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