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Birth Date3-23-1995
Height5' 10"
Weight176 lbs
Age23 years, 3 months, 22 days
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2018 TEX 23 67 262 231 33 58 13 2 2 81 21 44 4 1 5 24 7 4 .251 .323 .351 .232 -0.4 1.5 0.1
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Statistics for All Levels

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YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
2013 RNG Rk 41 169 .315 .269 .345 .384 .281 .384 90 10.5 5.1 0.9 4.0 4.0 20.5 2.4 20.5 2.4
2014 HIC A 19 73 .217 .259 .318 .371 .255 .240 107 -3.3 2.1 1 1.7 -0.2 -0.5 0.1 -0.5 0.1
2014 SPO A- 58 248 .245 .262 .337 .377 .271 .307 107 -3.9 6.9 2.6 -10.1 3.0 8.7 -0.2 8.7 -0.2
2014 RNG Rk 2 8 .194 .265 .335 .361 .272 .250 99 -0.6 0.3 0.1 0.0 -0.2 -0.5 0.0 -0.5 0.0
2015 HIC A 38 147 .280 .251 .322 .361 .268 .324 93 3 4.0 -0.1 -1.5 -3.0 4.0 0.3 4.0 0.3
2015 HDS A+ 60 254 .254 .268 .335 .418 .280 .350 119 -1.5 6.8 0.7 -2.1 2.7 8.7 0.7 8.7 0.7
2016 FRI AA 108 457 .248 .255 .316 .384 .263 .293 102 -5.6 12.3 3.3 4.3 -1.0 9.0 1.4 9.0 1.4
2016 RNG Rk 3 11 .248 .249 .300 .373 .263 .111 110 -0.2 0.3 0 -0.0 0.2 0.5 0.0 0.5 0.0
2016 SUR Wnt 10 40 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .240 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2017 FRI AA 129 570 .289 .261 .324 .384 .260 .325 100 16.5 15.4 3.2 11.1 0.2 35.4 5.0 35.4 5.0
2018 TEX MLB 67 262 .232 .244 .313 .410 .261 .301 106 -7.4 7.3 1 1.5 -1.3 -0.4 0.1 -0.4 0.1
2018 ROU AAA 5 18 .243 .254 .308 .374 .255 .250 92 -0.3 0.5 0.2 0.4 0.4 0.8 0.1 0.8 0.1

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2013 RNG Rk 169 36 48 5 0 0 11 15 24 12 3 .322 .388 .356 .034 .315 20.5 4.0 2.4
2014 RNG Rk 8 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .000 .194 -0.5 0.0 0.0
2014 SPO A- 248 27 58 8 2 0 16 19 34 2 4 .260 .329 .314 .054 .245 8.7 -10.1 -0.2
2014 HIC A 73 8 12 0 0 0 0 6 12 1 0 .194 .275 .194 .000 .217 -0.5 1.7 0.1
2015 HDS A+ 254 38 72 6 1 0 27 9 28 4 3 .309 .357 .343 .034 .254 8.7 -2.1 0.7
2015 HIC A 147 16 34 6 1 0 13 14 22 7 3 .272 .354 .336 .064 .280 4.0 -1.5 0.3
2016 FRI AA 457 55 103 8 2 0 27 41 51 6 6 .256 .341 .286 .030 .248 9.0 4.3 1.4
2016 RNG Rk 11 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 .100 .182 .100 .000 .248 0.5 -0.0 0.0
2016 SUR Wnt 40 4 6 0 0 0 3 7 7 0 1 .194 .350 .194 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2017 FRI AA 570 58 148 31 3 5 48 41 72 17 6 .288 .350 .390 .101 .289 35.4 11.1 5.0
2018 ROU AAA 18 2 3 0 0 0 1 3 3 1 0 .200 .333 .200 .000 .243 0.8 0.4 0.1
2018 TEX MLB 262 33 58 13 2 2 24 21 44 7 4 .251 .323 .351 .100 .232 -0.4 1.5 0.1

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT CSAA_CHANCES CSAA_RT
2018 1015 0.5094 0.3892 0.8582 0.5338 0.2390 0.9529 0.6387 0.1418 0 0.000000
Career10150.50940.38920.85820.53380.2390.95290.63870.141800

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
2014-05-13 - Minors - - - Not Disclosed - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2018 TEX $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d1 year (2018)

Details
  • 1 year (2018). Contract selected by Texas 11/20/17. Re-signed by Texas 2/18.
  • Drafted by Texas 2013 (4-130) (Mid-Pacific Institute, Honolulu). $0.202M signing bonus ($0.3859M slot).

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2017-04-28 13:30:00 (link to chat)Texas' Josh Morgan us intriguing. Do you see them continuing to develop him as a C-IF?
(Pietro Crespi from Macondo)
Morgan is intriguing, and they're doing the same thing with Isiah Kiner-Falefa, I believe. It seems like there's the potential to generate something useful out of a guy with those skills, but Austin Barnes is kinda the posterboy for that and so far we've seen him be used as a generic backup catcher...sooo...yeah (Craig Goldstein)


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Advanced Catching Metrics

Year Lg Framing Chances CSAA Framing Runs Blocking Chances EPAA Blocking Runs SB Attempts SRAA TRAA Throwing Runs FRAA Adj. FRAA
2016 aax 2343 -.019 -6.5 0 .000 0.0 41 -.013 .012 0.3 -6.6 4.3
2017 aax 2442 -.003 -1.1 1430 .002 -0.8 27 .001 .005 -0.0 -1.7 11.1
2018 mlb 395 -.006 -0.3 275 .002 -0.2 5 -.010 .001 0.0 -0.5 1.5
2018 aaa 203 -.004 -0.1 153 .001 -0.0 0 .000 -.000 0.0 -0.2 0.4

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