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2019 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 25)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB DRC+ WARP
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Birth Date8-2-1993
Height6' 0"
Weight200 lbs
Age25 years, 9 months, 17 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2015
2016
2.32017
2.72018
1.82019
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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 SLN 23 108 443 119 26 1 25 21 124 4 1 0 .285 .325 .532 115 9.9 -3.9 -1.0 2.3
2018 SLN 24 115 490 105 25 1 19 36 123 12 1 1 .241 .313 .433 101 2.3 3.1 0.3 2.7
2019 SLN 25 46 201 56 16 1 8 25 33 2 3 0 .322 .413 .563 143 11.0 -0.5 1.2 2.1
Career269113428067352822801851.273.335.49611423.2-1.20.47.0

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
2015 PEO A MID 56 247 .261 .323 .375 .335 101 9.4 6.8 0.8 130 0 0.2 -1.4 4.2 1.1
2015 JCY Rk APP 10 45 .264 .337 .407 .583 108 10.3 1.4 0.1 308 0 0.6 -0.3 7.1 0.9
2016 SFD AA TEX 132 552 .247 .311 .374 .318 95 18.4 14.9 1.8 117 0 -3.3 -1.8 -1.2 1.1
2016 GDD Wnt AFL 19 74 .000 .000 .000 .306 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2017 SLN MLB NL 108 443 .254 .322 .424 .349 94 19.3 13.0 4.8 115 10 -1.0 -3.9 9.9 2.3
2017 MEM AAA PCL 48 190 .273 .339 .431 .336 95 11.5 5.6 2 130 0 -3.7 -1.0 4.7 0.8
2018 SLN MLB NL 115 490 .246 .318 .404 .288 94 12 13.7 6.3 101 8 0.3 3.1 2.3 2.7
2018 MEM AAA PCL 4 15 .274 .373 .447 .333 89 1.8 0.4 0.2 92 0 0.4 -0.2 -0.3 0.1
2019 SLN MLB NL 46 201 .251 .327 .414 .361 93 18.8 5.6 2.6 143 14 1.2 -0.5 11.0 2.1

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
2015 PEO A MID 247 219 32 63 12 3 5 96 26 23 43 13 4 .288 .360 .438 .151 2 0
2015 JCY Rk APP 45 37 10 18 6 0 4 36 15 6 9 0 0 .486 .578 .973 .486 0 0
2016 SFD AA TEX 552 496 62 129 29 2 22 228 73 40 144 3 2 .260 .324 .460 .200 6 0
2016 GDD Wnt AFL 74 69 4 16 1 0 1 20 9 3 21 1 1 .232 .257 .290 .058 2 0
2017 MEM AAA PCL 190 177 27 53 9 0 13 101 34 9 46 0 2 .299 .339 .571 .271 1 1
2017 SLN MLB NL 443 417 55 119 26 1 25 222 65 21 124 1 0 .285 .325 .532 .247 1 0
2018 MEM AAA PCL 15 13 3 4 2 0 1 9 3 1 4 0 0 .308 .333 .692 .385 1 0
2018 SLN MLB NL 490 436 68 105 25 1 19 189 68 36 123 1 1 .241 .313 .433 .193 5 0
2019 SLN MLB NL 201 174 38 56 16 1 8 98 23 25 33 3 0 .322 .413 .563 .241 0 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2017 1733 0.4957 0.5153 0.7178 0.6938 0.3398 0.8020 0.5488 0.2822 0.0000
2018 1909 0.4961 0.4589 0.7466 0.6199 0.3004 0.8416 0.5536 0.2534 0.0000
2019 715 0.4685 0.4517 0.7337 0.6776 0.2526 0.8150 0.5417 0.2663 0.0000
Career43570.49140.48020.73300.65880.30820.82150.54970.26700.0000

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
2024 SLN $2,000,000
2023 SLN $9,166,666
2022 SLN $6,166,666
2021 SLN $4,166,667
2020 SLN $1,666,667
2019 SLN $1,666,667
2018 SLN $1,166,667
2017 SLN $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$1,166,667
2019Current$1,666,667
2 yrPvs + Cur$2,833,334
5 yrFuture$23,166,666
7 yrTotal$26,000,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 127 dC.L. Rocks Corp.6 years/$26M (2018-23), 2024-25 options

Details
  • 6 years/$26M (2018-23), plus 2024-25 club options. Signed extension with St. Louis 3/5/18. $1M signing bonus. 18:$1M, 19:$1.5M, 20:$1.5M, 21:$4M, 22:$6M, 23:$9M, 24:$12.5M club option ($2M buyout), 25:$15M club option ($1M buyout). At signing, largest-ever contract for player with less than one year of Major League service.
  • 1 year (2017). Contract selected by St. Louis 5/28/17.
  • Drafted by St. Louis 2015 (4-131) (Illinois State). $0.2M signing bonus ($0.4229M 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 486 62 122 26 2 22 72 39 119 1 1 .280 .348 .501 124 35.3 SS -1 3.4
80o 470 58 114 24 2 21 67 37 117 1 1 .270 .336 .485 118 29.4 SS -1 2.8
70o 459 55 109 23 2 20 64 35 116 1 1 .264 .330 .475 113 25.3 SS -1 2.5
60o 449 53 103 22 1 19 61 33 115 1 1 .254 .318 .453 110 21.9 SS -1 2.1
50o 440 51 99 21 1 18 59 32 114 1 1 .249 .312 .442 106 18.9 SS -1 1.8
40o 431 49 94 20 1 17 57 31 112 1 1 .240 .304 .427 102 16.0 SS -1 1.5
30o 421 47 92 20 1 17 54 29 111 1 1 .240 .302 .431 99 13.0 SS -1 1.2
20o 410 44 86 18 1 16 51 28 109 1 0 .231 .293 .413 94 9.7 SS -1 0.9
10o 394 41 79 17 1 14 48 25 107 1 0 .219 .277 .389 88 5.3 SS -1 0.5
Weighted Mean441519921118593211411.248.311.44110619.3SS -11.8

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