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2019 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 23)
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Birth Date8-18-1995
Height6' 1"
Weight180 lbs
Age24 years, 2 months, 1 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 CLE 23 28 84 13 2 1 1 11 22 0 0 0 .178 .286 .274 77 -2.2 -0.9 -0.4 -0.1
Career2884132111122000.178.286.27477-2.2-0.9-0.4-0.1

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
2014 CLE Rk AZL 42 181 .000 .000 .000 .389 0.0 166 0 0.0 0.0 3.3 0.0
2015 LKC A MID 105 440 .257 .321 .364 .288 100 -0.1 12.1 4.9 98 0 11.0 2.8 -6.8 2.6
2016 LYN A+ CAR 109 477 .256 .329 .384 .316 104 11.3 13.6 5.7 112 0 0.0 2.9 -6.6 1.6
2016 MSS Wnt AFL 15 62 .000 .000 .000 .486 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2017 AKR AA EAS 126 508 .257 .324 .396 .254 99 11.8 13.8 6 102 0 20.3 2.3 2.0 4.8
2018 COH AAA INT 127 518 .255 .321 .387 .341 99 -0.7 15.2 5.4 104 0 -8.9 -3.3 2.3 1.1
2018 GDD Wnt AFL 23 96 .255 .340 .366 .373 97 6.5 2.6 0.3 84 0 0.0 -0.2 1.9 0.5
2019 CLE MLB AL 28 84 .266 .337 .458 .240 99 -5.7 2.5 0.4 77 10 -0.4 -0.9 -2.2 -0.1
2019 COH AAA INT 68 283 .261 .340 .439 .306 100 -3.4 9.6 1.1 93 0 -0.2 0.9 -2.3 0.8

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
2014 CLE Rk AZL 181 159 39 55 9 4 6 90 25 18 28 6 1 .346 .420 .566 .220 1
2015 LKC A MID 440 393 52 91 16 4 9 142 52 27 103 5 6 .232 .293 .361 .130 4 7
2016 LYN A+ CAR 477 417 78 108 30 8 13 193 70 45 110 11 3 .259 .332 .463 .204 7 4
2016 MSS Wnt AFL 62 56 4 17 5 0 0 22 7 3 21 1 0 .304 .361 .393 .089 0 1
2017 AKR AA EAS 508 440 72 97 24 5 24 203 66 52 134 11 4 .220 .312 .461 .241 5 2
2018 GDD Wnt AFL 96 86 16 29 4 0 4 45 17 7 16 1 0 .337 .396 .523 .186 1 0
2018 COH AAA INT 518 457 56 117 28 2 13 188 62 44 144 4 3 .256 .330 .411 .155 5 3
2019 COH AAA INT 283 253 45 64 15 1 9 108 39 26 67 4 1 .253 .322 .427 .174 3 0
2019 CLE MLB AL 84 73 8 13 2 1 1 20 6 11 22 0 0 .178 .286 .274 .096 0 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2019 323 0.4861 0.4861 0.7389 0.6943 0.2892 0.8440 0.5000 0.2611 0.0000
Career3230.48610.48610.73890.69430.28920.84400.50000.26110.0000

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 CLE $
2018 CLE $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d1 year (2019)

Details
  • 1 year (2019). Re-signed by Cleveland 3/19.
  • 1 year (2018). Contract selected by Cleveland 11/20/17. Re-signed by Cleveland 3/18.
  • Signed by Cleveland 6/3/13 as an amateur free agent from Taiwan. $0.5M 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 47 10 2 0 2 3 14 0 0 .238 .304 .429 92 0.0 3B -1, 0.0
80o 31 6 1 0 1 2 10 0 0 .214 .267 .357 86 0.0 3B -1, 0.0
70o 20 4 1 0 1 1 6 0 0 .222 .263 .444 81 0.0 3B 0, 0.0
60o 11 1 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .100 .182 .100 77 0.0 3B 0, 0.0
50o 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 74 0.0 3B 0, 0.0
Weighted Mean300000100.000.000.000740.03B 0,0.0

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DateQuestionAnswer
2019-03-08 16:00:00 (link to chat)Not a fantasy question per se, but why haven't Cleveland sent Bradley and Chang to Colorado, for the services of Raimel Tapia. He is clearly not loved or wanted among the rocky mountains, and they do like big boppers, surely Cleveland would be a whole lot better in the outfield, with him in it, Who says no?
(boatman44 from Liverpool)
I have no problem with Cleveland adding an OF, though I actually don't mind Leonys Martin and Jake Bauers. Greg Allen may get playing time too, which is good for us fantasy managers. Then you have Zimmer and Naquin who can't stay healthy. Luplow is a long-term investment but doesn't help the Indians as much in 2019. Tapia could make sense. But I don't think Colorado wants Bobby Bradley, a bat-first player who struck out a ton at Triple-A. And then you throwin in Yu-Cheng Chang, another strikeout king with poor defense. Granted that Tapia is just a fourth outfielder, but they'll probably want players with more than one tool. (Kevin Jebens)


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