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2019 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 24)
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Birth Date3-10-1995
Height5' 11"
Weight165 lbs
Age24 years, 7 months, 5 days
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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
2019 CIN 24 95 260 54 13 1 8 29 56 2 9 3 .237 .327 .408 99 0.9 -1.2 2.8 0.8
Career952605413182956293.237.327.408990.9-1.22.80.8

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 PDR Rk AZL 44 186 .259 .332 .371 .328 94 7.5 5.6 1.1 136 0 4.4 1.4 -1.0 1.1
2014 FTW A MID 116 458 .251 .316 .366 .314 106 -12.7 13.0 2.7 91 0 -10.8 0.4 -11.3 -0.6
2015 FTW A MID 25 109 .269 .331 .375 .286 104 -2.4 3.0 -0.8 96 0 -0.1 0.8 -2.0 0.1
2015 PDR Rk AZL 3 11 .254 .314 .360 .800 108 3.8 0.3 -0.1 316 0 -0.6 -0.4 1.5 0.1
2016 LEL A+ CAL 95 401 .265 .332 .412 .295 93 15.5 11.5 -0.4 119 0 -2.3 0.7 -1.9 0.8
2016 SAN AA TEX 29 114 .248 .312 .369 .221 88 -6.9 3.1 0.4 59 0 -2.9 0.5 -6.5 -0.6
2016 PER Wnt AFL 21 90 .000 .000 .000 .340 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2017 PEN AA SOU 132 538 .244 .319 .368 .308 100 -5.2 14.6 -0.8 103 0 -6.2 -0.5 3.0 1.1
2018 PEN AA SOU 30 121 .253 .334 .389 .342 95 8.8 3.4 -0.5 150 0 -2.0 -0.4 6.2 0.7
2018 LOU AAA INT 98 362 .259 .322 .401 .292 95 4.1 10.6 -0.8 113 0 -4.2 -2.7 4.9 0.8
2019 CIN MLB NL 95 260 .248 .323 .426 .279 97 -0.2 7.9 -1.8 99 11 2.8 -1.2 0.9 0.8
2019 LOU AAA INT 49 211 .272 .344 .464 .371 98 21.8 7.3 -1.6 160 0 0.3 0.2 16.2 2.0

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 PDR Rk AZL 186 158 33 44 7 2 0 55 16 24 25 10 4 .278 .378 .348 .070 1 1
2014 FTW A MID 458 421 49 107 24 0 3 140 39 34 87 8 4 .254 .311 .333 .078 0
2015 FTW A MID 109 96 13 24 4 0 0 28 3 13 12 1 1 .250 .339 .292 .042 0 0
2015 PDR Rk AZL 11 11 3 8 2 1 0 12 0 0 1 0 1 .727 .727 1.091 .364 0 0
2016 SAN AA TEX 114 106 10 21 2 0 2 29 5 7 18 2 2 .198 .248 .274 .075 0 1
2016 LEL A+ CAL 401 348 51 93 21 2 12 154 51 48 64 9 2 .267 .355 .443 .175 3 1
2016 PER Wnt AFL 90 68 17 18 3 1 1 26 9 17 19 2 0 .265 .416 .382 .118 2 1
2017 PEN AA SOU 538 475 45 121 29 1 5 167 54 53 100 15 3 .255 .326 .352 .097 7 1
2018 PEN AA SOU 121 95 13 27 10 0 1 40 14 23 19 5 2 .284 .420 .421 .137 1 2
2018 LOU AAA INT 362 332 40 84 25 6 11 154 45 28 73 5 3 .253 .309 .464 .211 2 0
2019 LOU AAA INT 211 181 43 63 14 1 14 121 43 24 37 8 3 .348 .429 .669 .320 2 1
2019 CIN MLB NL 260 228 33 54 13 1 8 93 23 29 56 9 3 .237 .327 .408 .171 1 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2019 1014 0.4822 0.3964 0.7736 0.5419 0.2610 0.8566 0.6131 0.2264 0.0000
Career10140.48220.39640.77360.54190.26100.85660.61310.22640.0000

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 CIN $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d1 year (2019)

Details
  • 1 year (2019). Contract selected by Cincinnati 5/5/19.
  • Acquired by Cincinnati in trade from San Diego 12/9/16.
  • Drafted by San Diego 2013 (5-148) (Norwell HS, Ossian, Ind.). $508,000 signing bonus ($324,500 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 55 13 3 0 2 4 12 1 0 .260 .315 .440 82 0.0 LF -1, 0.0
80o 37 8 2 0 1 3 8 1 0 .235 .297 .382 75 0.0 LF -1, 0.0
70o 23 5 1 0 1 2 5 0 0 .238 .304 .429 69 0.0 LF 0, 0.0
60o 12 2 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .182 .250 .182 64 0.0 LF 0, 0.0
50o 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 60 0.0 LF 0, 0.0
Weighted Mean410000100.250.250.250610.0LF 0,0.0

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2014-04-01 13:00:00 (link to chat)Right now who's your favorite prospect to watch play baseball?
(Tony from Work)
My favorite prospect to watch his spring was Padres IF Josh Van Meter just because he got a hit in just about every AB I saw--and I saw a lot of his ABs. Jorge Alfaro has been my favorite prospect to watch for a long time be because he can show impact tools on all sides of the ball, and at some point in each game, will do something on the field that makes you say, "Holy shit!" (Jason Parks)


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