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Richard Urena SS  

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Birth Date2-26-1996
Height6' 0"
Weight195 lbs
Age23 years, 1 months, 27 days
BatsB
ThrowsR
2015
2016
-0.12017
-0.32018
-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
2017 TOR 21 21 75 14 4 0 1 6 28 0 1 0 .206 .270 .309 60 -3.6 1.4 -1.9 -0.1
2018 TOR 22 40 108 29 4 0 1 7 32 0 2 1 .293 .340 .364 72 -3.4 -1.2 -2.2 -0.3
2019 TOR 23 8 27 8 3 0 0 1 7 0 0 0 .333 .360 .458 73 -1.1 -0.5 -0.2 -0.1
Career692105111021467031.267.317.35668-8.0-0.3-4.4-0.5

Statistics for All Levels

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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
2013 BLJ Rk GCL 7 31 .235 .317 .347 .429 96 1.3 0.9 0.4 166 0 2.0 0.2 0.8 0.4
2014 VAN A- NOR 9 37 .270 .346 .415 .276 92 0.1 1.0 0.1 65 0 -1.5 0.0 -2.3 -0.3
2014 BLU Rk APP 53 237 .000 .000 .000 .406 0.0 152 0 0.0 0.0 2.7 0.0
2015 LNS A MID 91 408 .260 .323 .368 .299 111 -2.3 11.2 5.1 91 0 -9.6 1.9 -9.5 -0.1
2015 DUN A+ FSL 30 128 .252 .309 .343 .309 102 -3.6 3.4 1.6 72 0 -2.8 0.0 -6.0 -0.4
2015 GIG Wnt DWL 33 97 .000 .000 .000 .324 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2016 DUN A+ FSL 97 431 .255 .321 .367 .346 108 2.8 12.3 3.2 124 0 -0.1 -1.3 0.9 1.5
2016 NHP AA EAS 30 132 .263 .326 .396 .306 111 -0.6 3.6 1.5 74 0 -0.7 0.7 -5.5 0.0
2016 GIG Wnt DWL 28 84 .000 .000 .000 .226 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2017 TOR MLB AL 21 75 .255 .324 .422 .333 108 -4.1 2.2 0.9 60 11 -1.9 1.4 -3.6 -0.1
2017 NHP AA EAS 129 551 .255 .324 .389 .294 104 -13 14.9 5.9 75 0 -4.4 -1.9 -23.9 -1.0
2017 GIG Wnt DWL 17 68 .000 .000 .000 .224 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2018 TOR MLB AL 40 108 .243 .316 .404 .424 107 -2 3.1 0.7 72 15 -2.2 -1.2 -3.4 -0.3
2018 DUN A+ FSL 7 29 .246 .302 .368 .182 102 -4.3 0.8 0.1 39 0 -0.4 0.1 -1.9 -0.1
2018 BUF AAA INT 65 268 .244 .311 .380 .246 95 -14 7.9 2.1 61 0 2.5 -0.6 -14.7 -0.3
2019 TOR MLB AL 9 27 .224 .302 .377 .471 109 0.9 0.8 0.1 73 26 -0.2 -0.5 -1.1 -0.1
2019 BUF AAA INT 4 17 .266 .334 .381 .545 93 0.9 0.5 0 0 0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0

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
2013 BLJ Rk GCL 31 27 3 9 2 0 0 11 3 3 6 0 0 .333 .400 .407 .074 0 1
2014 BLU Rk APP 237 217 35 69 15 2 2 94 20 16 51 5 4 .318 .363 .433 .115 1
2014 VAN A- NOR 37 33 3 8 2 1 0 12 5 3 5 1 0 .242 .297 .364 .121 1
2015 GIG Wnt DWL 97 93 9 24 4 1 0 30 5 2 20 2 1 .258 .278 .323 .065 1 0
2015 DUN A+ FSL 128 124 9 31 3 1 1 39 8 3 26 3 1 .250 .268 .315 .065 0 1
2015 LNS A MID 408 384 62 102 13 4 15 168 58 13 84 5 5 .266 .289 .438 .172 6 3
2016 NHP AA EAS 132 124 14 33 6 5 0 49 18 4 19 0 2 .266 .282 .395 .129 3 1
2016 DUN A+ FSL 431 394 52 120 18 7 8 176 41 25 64 9 6 .305 .351 .447 .142 2 6
2016 GIG Wnt DWL 84 78 10 15 3 1 1 23 5 5 15 0 0 .192 .241 .295 .103 0 1
2017 NHP AA EAS 551 510 44 126 36 3 5 183 60 30 100 0 1 .247 .286 .359 .112 7 3
2017 TOR MLB AL 75 68 6 14 4 0 1 21 4 6 28 1 0 .206 .270 .309 .103 0 1
2017 GIG Wnt DWL 68 63 5 12 1 1 1 18 3 3 13 0 0 .190 .227 .286 .095 0 2
2018 DUN A+ FSL 29 27 2 4 0 0 0 4 2 1 6 0 0 .148 .172 .148 .000 1 0
2018 BUF AAA INT 268 250 28 54 11 3 5 86 29 12 48 2 3 .216 .250 .344 .128 2 4
2018 TOR MLB AL 108 99 10 29 4 0 1 36 6 7 32 2 1 .293 .340 .364 .071 0 2
2019 BUF AAA INT 17 17 2 6 0 2 0 10 7 0 6 0 0 .353 .353 .588 .235 0 0
2019 TOR MLB AL 27 24 1 8 3 0 0 11 0 1 7 0 0 .333 .360 .458 .125 0 2

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2017 305 0.4721 0.4721 0.6667 0.6111 0.3478 0.8182 0.4286 0.3333 0.0000
2018 413 0.4794 0.5472 0.6814 0.7323 0.3767 0.7655 0.5309 0.3186 0.0000
2019 94 0.4681 0.5319 0.6800 0.6364 0.4400 0.8214 0.5000 0.3200 0.0000
Career8120.47530.51720.67570.67570.37320.79180.48890.32430.0000

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 $562,000
2018 TOR $
2017 TOR $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2019Current$562,000
1 yrTotal$562,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 94 d1 year (2018)

Details
  • 1 year (2018). Re-signed by Toronto 3/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Contract selected by Toronto 11/18/16. Re-signed by Toronto 3/17.
  • Signed by Toronto 7/3/12 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic.

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 236 26 55 12 1 7 26 15 54 2 1 .256 .308 .419 93 5.8 2B 0, SS 0 0.4
80o 215 23 47 10 1 6 23 13 50 1 1 .239 .291 .391 85 2.9 2B 0, SS 0 0.2
70o 200 20 42 9 1 5 21 12 47 1 1 .228 .281 .370 79 1.1 2B 0, SS 0 0.0
60o 187 18 39 8 1 5 19 11 45 1 1 .227 .276 .372 74 -0.2 2B 0, SS 0 -0.1
50o 175 17 34 7 1 4 17 10 42 1 1 .211 .260 .342 69 -1.4 2B 0, SS 0 -0.2
40o 163 15 32 7 1 4 15 9 40 1 1 .212 .259 .351 64 -2.3 2B 0, SS 0 -0.3
30o 150 13 29 6 1 4 13 8 37 1 1 .209 .255 .353 59 -3.1 2B 0, SS 0 -0.3
20o 135 11 24 5 1 3 11 7 34 1 0 .190 .237 .317 53 -4.0 2B 0, SS 0 -0.4
10o 114 9 18 4 0 2 9 5 30 1 0 .168 .211 .262 44 -4.6 2B 0, SS 0 -0.5
Weighted Mean180173781518104411.223.270.37371-0.92B 0, SS 0-0.1

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2016-09-29 13:00:00 (link to chat)Between maladies did Anthony Alford show enough this season to keep on his first-division regular path or will staying on the field and moving to the high minors be more telling?
(Wolf from Erie)
I definitely think next year will be huge for Alford, but I think he showed just enough to suggest he's the best hitting prospect in that system. Many disagree with me and will say it's Richard Urena, and that's fine, I think it's close. I prefer the upside of Alford. (Christopher Crawford)
2016-08-05 13:00:00 (link to chat)What can Jays fans expect from Richard Urena? Is he a legit everyday shortstop in the big leagues? Thanks
(Nathan from California)
I will table this until I see New Hampshire again, which suddenly has a much more interesting squad. Thanks Pittsburgh! (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2016-08-18 13:00:00 (link to chat)I know they're completely different players, but between Richard Urena and Rowdy Tellez who do you think contributes more at the big league level? Thanks
(Nate from SLC)
Oh that's a pretty good question. Next year? Probably Tellez. Urena is a MUCH better prospect, but not sure how much he's going to play in 2017. (Christopher Crawford)
2015-07-06 13:00:00 (link to chat)Did anyone push for Javier Guerra or Richard Urena to be included in top 50?
(John Dennis from MA)
Tucker and I both really like Guerra, but his bat is just far enough away to not have quite gotten strong consideration for this list. He's not going away though. Urena didn't really get mentioned, but it's a similar situation. (Jeff Moore)
2015-06-22 13:00:00 (link to chat)Better Single-A SS prospect: Richard Urena, Javier Guerra, or Ruddy Giron? Also, thank you for the prospect chat that is both lengthy and girthy.
(Barry from Wyoming)
I don't get described as girthy all that often, so thank you. I'll take Guerra. I really like him. (Jeff Moore)
2015-04-06 20:15:00 (link to chat)What do you think of Richard Urena going to full season ball. Do you think him and Gordon could be the best low-A short stops in the minors?
(Mike from NY)
I don't have a firm read on Urena beyond that he's interesting and I plan on finding out more. I still think he's behind guys like Amed Rosario and Franklin Barreto, though Gordon definitely factors in quite highly, there. (Craig Goldstein)
2015-01-15 18:00:00 (link to chat)What do you think of young SS Richard Urena?
(Mike from Utica)
Glove first guy that will stick at shortstop, and while there's limited power in the offensive profile, he has a chance to hit enough for the package to work as an everyday guy. I want to see how his hands and mechanics work at higher levels, but there's a very good chance it is going to work. (Mark Anderson)
2014-08-04 13:00:00 (link to chat)Richard Urena - how high is the ceiling?
(traindoggah from maine)
Everyday shortstop, and maybe a very good one. (Jeff Moore)


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