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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 21)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB DRC+ WARP
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Birth Date10-18-1997
Height6' 2"
Weight180 lbs
Age21 years, 7 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

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
2016 MRL Rk GCL 43 180 .246 .326 .344 .338 89 4.2 5.3 0.4 128 0 1.4 0.6 -1.8 0.6
2017 GRB A SAL 102 432 .250 .312 .366 .399 105 15.3 12.1 -0.2 143 0 4.0 -0.9 12.8 2.9
2018 JUP A+ FSL 62 253 .252 .325 .371 .281 92 -12 7.2 -0.2 61 0 -1.2 1.6 -14.9 -0.8
2019 JUP A+ FSL 38 154 .229 .304 .334 .188 92 -8.7 4.4 0.5 0 0 -0.9 -0.4 0.0 0.0

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
2016 MRL Rk GCL 180 162 26 46 10 0 1 59 24 14 30 7 3 .284 .344 .364 .080 2 0
2017 GRB A SAL 432 395 41 122 31 3 7 180 59 26 106 6 2 .309 .354 .456 .147 6 0
2018 JUP A+ FSL 253 232 27 49 10 0 2 65 28 13 66 1 0 .211 .262 .280 .069 3 1
2019 JUP A+ FSL 154 139 12 24 2 0 3 35 13 10 28 2 1 .173 .227 .252 .079 4 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

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Compensation

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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 388 34 85 17 0 9 39 9 112 0 0 .227 .248 .345 50 -11.3 3B 1 -1.1
80o 366 30 75 15 0 8 35 8 108 0 0 .212 .230 .322 42 -15.7 3B 1 -1.5
70o 351 27 68 13 0 8 33 7 105 0 0 .201 .218 .310 35 -18.6 3B 1 -1.9
60o 337 25 63 12 0 7 30 6 102 0 0 .193 .208 .294 30 -20.8 3B 1 -2.1
50o 325 23 57 11 0 6 28 6 100 0 0 .181 .198 .273 25 -22.6 3B 1 -2.3
40o 313 22 53 10 0 6 26 5 97 0 0 .175 .190 .267 20 -24.3 3B 1 -2.5
30o 299 20 48 9 0 5 24 5 94 0 0 .165 .181 .247 15 -25.8 3B 1 -2.6
20o 284 18 43 8 0 5 22 4 90 0 0 .156 .170 .239 9 -27.3 3B 1 -2.8
10o 262 15 36 7 0 4 19 4 85 0 0 .141 .156 .216 0 -28.9 3B 1 -3.0
Weighted Mean3292461120729610100.191.207.29527-22.03B 1-2.2

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DateQuestionAnswer
2017-06-13 12:00:00 (link to chat)Prior to the draft, how far up the dismal Marlins' top prospect list do you think James Nelson ascended?
(Rick from Florida)
He might have been number one by default (Craig Goldstein)


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