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2019 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 24)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB DRC+ WARP
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Birth Date4-15-1995
Height6' 2"
Weight230 lbs
Age24 years, 1 months, 4 days
BatsR
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0.72018
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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 TOR 23 31 95 20 6 0 3 9 17 4 0 0 .247 .347 .432 100 0.3 0.9 1.0 0.7
2019 TOR 24 32 112 17 4 0 1 11 29 1 0 0 .173 .261 .245 65 -4.2 -0.7 4.8 0.5
Career632073710042046500.207.301.33081-3.90.25.81.1

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
2013 BLJ Rk GCL 36 140 .248 .326 .352 .262 100 -0.8 4.3 2.5 123 0 -0.4 0.6 -1.5 0.5
2014 BLU Rk APP 38 146 .000 .000 .000 .294 0.0 165 0 0.0 0.0 3.4 0.0
2015 LNS A MID 46 184 .262 .320 .376 .213 110 -1 5.1 3.1 92 0 2.0 0.8 -4.1 0.7
2015 BLJ Rk GCL 7 23 .227 .330 .318 .267 106 0.1 0.7 0.2 95 0 0.0 -0.2 -0.8 0.0
2016 DUN A+ FSL 54 217 .250 .322 .361 .268 108 -8.6 6.2 3.1 84 0 -1.3 -0.2 -7.8 0.0
2016 BLJ Rk GCL 3 11 .224 .300 .293 .286 94 0.7 0.3 0 99 0 0.0 0.2 -0.4 0.0
2016 MSS Wnt AFL 20 82 .000 .000 .000 .323 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2017 DUN A+ FSL 31 136 .252 .319 .363 .385 102 13.3 3.8 1.3 183 0 -2.0 -0.7 8.1 1.1
2017 NHP AA EAS 52 210 .257 .330 .390 .311 104 7.4 5.7 3.5 119 0 -0.9 -1.4 0.3 0.8
2017 BUF AAA INT 21 78 .263 .321 .403 .333 92 7.8 2.3 1.2 165 0 -0.4 -0.1 4.5 0.7
2018 TOR MLB AL 31 95 .245 .315 .414 .274 107 1.5 2.7 1.4 100 11 1.0 0.9 0.3 0.7
2018 BUF AAA INT 88 360 .247 .314 .385 .292 96 20.6 10.6 1.6 137 0 -6.0 0.2 9.9 1.7
2019 TOR MLB AL 32 112 .234 .308 .397 .232 107 -6.8 3.1 1.6 65 14 4.9 -0.7 -4.2 0.5

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 140 114 19 28 4 0 0 32 18 21 10 0 0 .246 .364 .281 .035 3 0
2014 BLU Rk APP 146 124 22 35 10 0 5 60 17 16 17 2 1 .282 .390 .484 .202 0
2015 BLJ Rk GCL 23 21 4 5 1 0 1 9 3 2 5 0 0 .238 .304 .429 .190 0 0
2015 LNS A MID 184 160 19 33 8 0 4 53 27 19 22 2 0 .206 .299 .331 .125 2 0
2016 DUN A+ FSL 217 188 18 41 7 0 1 51 23 22 40 7 1 .218 .313 .271 .053 2 0
2016 BLJ Rk GCL 11 9 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 1 2 0 0 .222 .364 .222 .000 0 0
2016 MSS Wnt AFL 82 71 6 20 0 2 0 24 11 9 10 0 0 .282 .366 .338 .056 1 0
2017 BUF AAA INT 78 67 8 22 4 1 3 37 10 11 7 0 0 .328 .423 .552 .224 0 0
2017 NHP AA EAS 210 179 23 52 15 1 2 75 20 22 19 1 0 .291 .378 .419 .128 3 1
2017 DUN A+ FSL 136 122 19 45 6 0 5 66 18 8 14 0 0 .369 .422 .541 .172 1 1
2018 TOR MLB AL 95 81 12 20 6 0 3 35 8 9 17 0 0 .247 .347 .432 .185 1 0
2018 BUF AAA INT 360 298 45 82 21 1 12 141 58 44 49 5 1 .275 .390 .473 .198 3 1
2019 TOR MLB AL 112 98 7 17 4 0 1 24 6 11 29 0 0 .173 .261 .245 .071 1 1

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2018 355 0.4845 0.4338 0.8312 0.6279 0.2514 0.9167 0.6304 0.1688 0.0000
2019 439 0.4852 0.4169 0.7322 0.6056 0.2389 0.8062 0.5556 0.2678 0.0000
Career7940.48490.42450.77650.61560.24450.85560.58900.22350.0000

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 $558,700
2018 TOR $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2019Current$558,700
1 yrTotal$558,700

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 50 d1 year (2018)

Details
  • 1 year (2018). Contract selected by Toronto 11/20/17. Re-signed by Toronto 3/18.
  • Drafted by Toronto 2013 (16-475) (Appleton West HS, Wisc.). $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 339 45 78 17 1 12 44 40 58 2 0 .271 .375 .462 122 25.9 C -10 1.7
80o 319 40 70 15 1 11 40 36 56 1 0 .256 .357 .440 114 20.3 C -9 1.2
70o 305 37 65 14 1 10 37 33 55 1 0 .248 .348 .424 109 16.5 C -9 0.8
60o 293 35 60 13 1 9 35 31 53 1 0 .238 .336 .405 104 13.4 C -8 0.5
50o 281 33 57 12 1 9 32 29 52 1 0 .235 .331 .403 99 10.8 C -8 0.3
40o 269 31 53 11 1 8 30 27 50 1 0 .226 .320 .385 95 8.4 C -8 0.1
30o 257 28 49 10 1 8 28 25 49 1 0 .219 .311 .379 90 5.9 C -7 -0.2
20o 243 26 45 10 1 7 26 23 47 1 0 .211 .300 .366 84 3.2 C -7 -0.4
10o 223 23 38 8 0 6 23 20 44 1 0 .193 .278 .325 76 0.1 C -6 -0.7
Weighted Mean2843358121933295210.236.331.40210011.5C -80.4

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2019-02-25 16:00:00 (link to chat)Danny Jansen looks like a lock to start in Toronto. What are realistic expectations for his stat line in 2019?
(CubbieBear from Chi-Town)
Yup, he's pretty much a lock. Conventional wisdom (and ADP) has a clear top-8 at the position, but I'm not so sure that Jansen doesn't outperform a Willson Contreras or Yadier Molina by season's end. PECOTA has .235/14/49/48/2 in 412 PA. I'll push the average up to .250, and the RBI up by 5-10, but otherwise this looks right to me. (Jon Hegglund)
2018-12-10 16:00:00 (link to chat)What catchers are you targeting this season?
(Gary Mack from behind the plate)
I like Posey's price point where he has been going so far, although it's still early. Danny Jansen is exciting. I have a soft spot for Willians Astudillo, of course, so I hope the Twins let him play all year. (Darius Austin)
2018-12-06 20:00:00 (link to chat)Danny Jansen: 80 OFP or the first ever 90?
(Chris B from Canada)
If only we gave a three grade bump for great glasses. (Jarrett Seidler)
2018-06-15 13:00:00 (link to chat)Danny Jansen should be getting more hype, right? 23 year old C who has mashed for 1.5 years now since getting eyewear to fix his vision. Should he be called up soon?
(brendonkuhn from Vancouver)
Catchers are weird. But yes. They are amazing specs too. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2018-05-25 12:15:00 (link to chat)I know the Morales vs Vlad debate is very in right now, but how about Danny Jansen vs Russell Martin? Do you think there's any way the Jays start playing Jansen close to everyday before the end of Russ's deal?
(Jack from Los Angeles)
Yep. I think they're going to have to, because I'm skeptical Martin remains on the team if he's not willing to take a hit to his playing time heading into next year. There's no reason to make this a Yadi/Carson Kelly sitch (especially since Yadi can still hit) (Craig Goldstein)
2018-04-05 20:00:00 (link to chat)Danny Jansen or Jake Rogers as AL catching prospects - either worth drafting?
(fearlessraccoon from Chicago)
I like Jansen. Still think there's an outside chance he's starting for the Jays by September. (Mike Gianella)
2015-01-15 18:00:00 (link to chat)Which under-the-radar Blue Jays prospect do you think will have a coming out party in 2015? Rowdy Tellez, Angel Perdomo, Dan Jansen, or Lane Thomas?
(Jay from Toronto)
Oh, one of my secret crushes, Angel Perdomo. I fully expect to see people talking about him extensively by this time next year. (Mark Anderson)


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Advanced Catching Metrics

Year lvl CSAA Framing Runs Blocking Chances EPAA Blocking Runs SB Attempts SRAA TRAA Throwing Runs FRAA Adj. FRAA
2015 afx .000 0.0 2006 -.002 1.4 51 .022 .000 -0.7 0.8 2.0
2016 afa .000 0.0 0 .000 0.0 42 .028 .001 -0.7 -0.3 -1.3
2017 afa .000 0.0 0 .000 0.0 41 .077 .011 -1.9 -2.2 -2.0
2017 aaa .000 0.0 777 .000 0.1 12 .013 .000 -0.1 0.2 -0.4
2017 aax -.004 -2.1 2075 -.003 2.2 40 .003 -.006 0.0 -0.8 -0.9
2018 mlb .002 0.6 1151 -.002 0.7 27 .009 .002 -0.2 1.8 1.0
2018 aaa -.007 -4.6 881 -.001 0.2 34 .018 -.007 -0.1 -4.0 -6.0
2019 mlb .019 5.0 1291 .000 0.0 17 .009 .000 -0.1 4.9 4.9

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