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2019 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 26)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB DRC+ WARP
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Birth Date4-7-1993
Height6' 1"
Weight210 lbs
Age26 years, 0 months, 13 days
BatsR
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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
2018 CHN 25 74 210 44 9 2 6 19 60 4 3 4 .239 .319 .408 77 -5.2 -1.0 1.8 0.2
2019 CHN 26 17 45 11 4 0 1 5 9 1 0 0 .282 .378 .462 105 -0.2 0.7 0.1 0.2
Career912555513272469534.247.329.41782-5.3-0.31.90.4

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 CUB Rk AZL 38 150 .257 .333 .378 .301 92 7 4.6 0.7 130 0 0.2 -0.7 -1.6 0.3
2013 KNC A MID 17 61 .251 .320 .366 .150 109 -2.6 1.7 0.4 82 0 -0.7 -0.8 -1.7 -0.1
2013 BOI A- NOR 69 270 .244 .326 .341 .306 105 1.2 7.0 -0.1 101 0 -1.7 0.9 -5.6 0.1
2013 DAY A+ FSL 4 17 .265 .340 .372 .200 99 -1.2 0.5 0.1 60 0 -0.8 -0.2 -1.0 -0.1
2014 KNC A MID 58 221 .254 .324 .370 .275 96 -5.3 6.3 0.2 78 0 -3.2 -1.9 -8.7 -0.7
2014 BOI A- NOR 37 154 .248 .333 .362 .305 106 2.8 4.3 -0.5 123 0 -2.6 -0.2 -1.0 0.0
2014 IOW AAA PCL 4 12 .281 .354 .453 .375 87 2.6 0.4 0 153 0 0.1 0.2 0.7 0.1
2015 SBN A MID 98 352 .254 .314 .362 .293 102 -0.4 9.7 -2 112 0 3.7 -0.2 -0.5 1.1
2016 MYR A+ CAR 72 313 .262 .339 .398 .378 101 28.7 8.9 -1.5 182 0 -0.8 1.5 16.1 2.5
2016 TEN AA SOU 7 27 .261 .305 .377 .263 98 -2.8 0.7 0 58 0 0.4 0.2 -1.6 0.0
2016 IOW AAA PCL 12 24 .260 .331 .393 .438 88 3.6 0.7 0.1 140 0 -0.2 -0.2 0.6 0.1
2017 TEN AA SOU 127 536 .250 .325 .375 .318 99 16.2 14.5 -1.7 121 0 5.9 1.0 2.2 2.4
2017 MSS Wnt AFL 19 77 .000 .000 .000 .373 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2018 CHN MLB NL 74 210 .250 .315 .407 .314 100 2 5.9 0.6 77 11 1.8 -1.0 -5.2 0.2
2018 IOW AAA PCL 61 263 .264 .329 .401 .313 94 8.4 7.7 0.5 129 0 -0.5 -0.2 5.7 1.3
2019 CHN MLB NL 17 45 .249 .334 .442 .345 98 2.1 1.3 0.1 105 24 0.1 0.7 -0.2 0.2

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 CUB Rk AZL 150 125 16 29 7 3 1 45 14 19 32 5 2 .232 .349 .360 .128 1 1
2013 KNC A MID 61 49 7 7 1 0 1 11 4 12 8 0 2 .143 .311 .224 .082 0 0
2013 BOI A- NOR 270 232 39 58 9 0 6 85 31 23 61 6 4 .250 .337 .366 .116 5 0
2013 DAY A+ FSL 17 14 3 2 1 0 0 3 3 3 4 0 0 .143 .294 .214 .071 0 0
2014 BOI A- NOR 154 131 22 34 11 0 2 51 16 18 24 9 3 .260 .366 .389 .130 0
2014 KNC A MID 221 186 19 39 12 0 1 54 21 21 49 3 4 .210 .323 .290 .081 2
2014 IOW AAA PCL 12 10 3 4 0 0 1 7 3 2 1 1 0 .400 .500 .700 .300 0
2015 SBN A MID 352 315 46 79 20 2 6 121 41 29 60 5 3 .251 .328 .384 .133 0 1
2016 TEN AA SOU 27 25 1 5 0 0 0 5 1 2 6 0 0 .200 .259 .200 .000 0 0
2016 MYR A+ CAR 313 276 55 93 26 3 6 143 41 31 41 6 1 .337 .410 .518 .181 1 1
2016 IOW AAA PCL 24 22 4 8 0 0 1 11 3 2 5 0 0 .364 .417 .500 .136 0 0
2017 TEN AA SOU 536 470 65 128 30 3 14 206 59 49 101 5 2 .272 .353 .438 .166 4 0
2017 MSS Wnt AFL 77 69 13 23 2 0 4 37 14 5 14 1 0 .333 .395 .536 .203 0 0
2018 CHN MLB NL 210 184 23 44 9 2 6 75 33 19 60 3 4 .239 .319 .408 .168 3 0
2018 IOW AAA PCL 263 235 34 63 10 2 13 116 41 26 63 3 1 .268 .342 .494 .226 1 0
2019 CHN MLB NL 45 39 7 11 4 0 1 18 8 5 9 0 0 .282 .378 .462 .179 0 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2018 819 0.4676 0.4664 0.6649 0.6449 0.3096 0.7895 0.4370 0.3351 0.0000
2019 172 0.4419 0.4070 0.7429 0.5921 0.2604 0.8000 0.6400 0.2571 0.0000
Career9910.46310.45610.67840.63570.30110.79130.47220.32160.0000

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
2026 CHN $
2025 CHN $1,000,000
2024 CHN $5,510,000
2023 CHN $4,010,000
2022 CHN $2,510,000
2021 CHN $1,010,000
2020 CHN $960,000
2019 CHN $561,500
2018 CHN $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2019Current$561,500
6 yrFuture$15,000,000
7 yrTotal$15,561,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 100 dMagnus Sports1 year/$561,500 (2019)

Details
  • 5 years/$15M (2020-24), plus 2025, 2026 club options. Signed extension with Chicago Cubs 4/3/19. $50,000 signing bonus paid within 30 days of contract approval. 20:$950,000, 21:$1M, 22:$2.5M, 23:4M, 24:$5.5M, 25:$7M club option ($1M buyout), 26:$7.6M club option ($1M buyout).
  • 1 year/$561,500 (2019). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/19.
  • 1 year (2018). Contract selected by Chicago Cubs 11/20/17. Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/18.
  • Drafted by Chicago Cubs 2012 (18-554) (Neosho County JC, Kan.). $0.1M signing bonus.

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 310 40 73 13 2 13 45 33 80 3 2 .270 .356 .478 115 17.8 3B 0, 2B -1 1.9
80o 289 36 65 11 2 12 40 30 76 2 1 .257 .340 .458 107 12.7 3B 0, 2B -1 1.4
70o 273 33 60 10 2 11 37 27 73 2 1 .249 .330 .444 101 9.4 3B 0, 2B -1 1.0
60o 260 31 55 9 2 10 34 25 71 2 1 .239 .319 .426 96 6.9 3B 0, 2B -1 0.7
50o 248 28 51 9 2 9 31 23 69 2 1 .232 .310 .414 91 4.6 3B 0, 2B -1 0.5
40o 236 26 46 8 1 8 29 21 66 2 1 .219 .294 .381 86 2.5 3B 0, 2B -1 0.3
30o 223 24 42 7 1 8 27 20 63 2 1 .211 .288 .377 81 0.6 3B 0, 2B 0 0.1
20o 207 21 38 7 1 7 24 17 60 1 1 .204 .277 .366 75 -1.5 3B 0, 2B 0 -0.2
10o 186 18 33 6 1 6 21 15 55 1 1 .196 .269 .351 66 -3.8 3B 0, 2B 0 -0.4
Weighted Mean253295292932247021.232.312.411935.53B 0, 2B -10.6

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2019-03-15 16:00:00 (link to chat)Thoughts on David Bote's adjustments/ progression? Also, is Brandon Lowe a breakout candidate?
(Russ from New York)
Bote swung and missed a ton last year, and he doesn't really have a place to play. I think he'll need to continue those contact adjustments to be more than a bench bat.

Brandon Lowe is definitely a breakout candidate. Pick any Lowe on the Rays...they could *all* break out! (Mark Barry)
2019-03-15 16:00:00 (link to chat)do you prefer David Bote or JD Davis? Thank you
(Dave from Boulder)
I think Bote will probably play more this season, albeit still in a bench, super-sub type role. (Mark Barry)
2018-07-30 23:00:00 (link to chat)David Bote looks like a "player" to me. Is there something I'm missing or do you agree that his bat is at least "interesting"---and maybe even more?
(bob from pa)
Yeah I'm a fan too, hadn't really seen or heard much of him until his debut, that's not a system I have a lot of familiarity with firsthand. But just seems like a solid sum-of-his-parts player, does everything reasonably well, has added some loft to his swing. Second-division regular type, with a lot of modern 25-man value due to defensive versatility. Think he can have himself a nice little career.

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