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B.J. Surhoff LFOrioles

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
21 9106 .282 .332 .413 .265 36.5
Birth Date8-4-1964
Height6' 1"
Weight185 lbs
Age53 years, 8 months, 17 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
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
1987 MIL 22 115 445 395 50 118 22 3 7 167 36 30 0 9 5 68 11 10 .299 .350 .423 .275 25.3 2.0 2.7
1988 MIL 23 139 541 493 47 121 21 0 5 157 31 49 3 3 11 38 21 6 .245 .292 .318 .236 9.8 5.8 1.7
1989 MIL 24 126 477 436 42 108 17 4 5 148 25 29 3 10 3 55 14 12 .248 .287 .339 .245 8.7 1.2 1.1
1990 MIL 25 135 530 474 55 131 21 4 6 178 41 37 1 7 7 59 18 7 .276 .331 .376 .266 29.8 2.5 3.5
1991 MIL 26 143 553 505 57 146 19 4 5 188 26 33 0 9 13 68 5 8 .289 .319 .372 .253 20.0 8.2 3.0
1992 MIL 27 139 543 480 63 121 19 1 4 154 46 41 2 10 5 62 14 8 .252 .314 .321 .247 13.1 11.3 2.7
1993 MIL 28 148 599 552 66 151 38 3 7 216 36 47 2 5 4 79 12 9 .274 .318 .391 .246 11.9 2.1 1.4
1994 MIL 29 40 154 134 20 35 11 2 5 65 16 14 0 2 2 22 0 1 .261 .336 .485 .276 9.0 -0.1 0.9
1995 MIL 30 117 462 415 72 133 26 3 13 204 37 43 4 4 2 73 7 3 .320 .378 .492 .293 26.3 6.4 3.2
1996 BAL 31 143 590 537 74 157 27 6 21 259 47 79 3 1 2 82 0 1 .292 .352 .482 .282 36.1 -8.4 2.6
1997 BAL 32 147 595 528 80 150 30 4 18 242 49 60 5 10 3 88 1 1 .284 .345 .458 .284 27.8 12.6 4.0
1998 BAL 33 162 634 573 79 160 34 1 22 262 49 81 1 10 1 92 9 7 .279 .332 .457 .273 22.7 -6.8 1.6
1999 BAL 34 162 727 673 104 207 38 1 28 331 43 78 2 8 1 107 5 1 .308 .347 .492 .281 32.4 11.4 4.1
2000 ATL 35 44 143 128 13 37 9 2 1 53 12 12 1 1 1 11 3 0 .289 .352 .414 .259 2.0 -3.1 -0.1
2000 BAL 35 103 444 411 56 120 27 0 13 186 29 46 2 1 1 57 7 2 .292 .341 .453 .274 15.4 8.6 2.2
2001 ATL 36 141 531 484 68 131 33 1 10 196 38 48 1 7 1 58 9 3 .271 .321 .405 .266 13.8 -6.0 0.8
2002 ATL 37 25 85 75 5 22 5 0 0 27 9 5 0 0 1 9 1 3 .293 .369 .360 .273 0.8 3.4 0.4
2003 BAL 38 93 354 319 32 94 20 0 5 129 29 29 1 2 3 41 2 2 .295 .353 .404 .274 8.3 -4.2 0.4
2004 BAL 39 100 378 343 49 106 12 1 8 144 30 46 1 1 3 50 2 0 .309 .365 .420 .265 8.5 3.3 1.2
2005 BAL 40 91 321 303 30 78 11 2 5 108 11 32 1 4 2 34 0 0 .257 .282 .356 .224 -9.1 1.4 -0.8
Career231391068258106223264404218834146408393310471115314184.282.332.413.265312.651.636.5

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.
Minor league stats are currently shownClick to hide.
YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
1985 BLT A 76 318 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .357 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1986 VAN AAA 116 496 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .320 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1987 MIL MLB 115 445 .275 .266 .333 .424 .264 .302 100 7.3 13.1 6.6 2.0 -1.8 25.3 2.7 25.3 2.7
1988 MIL MLB 139 541 .236 .256 .319 .388 .265 .262 99 -12.5 14.2 7.1 5.8 1.1 9.8 1.7 9.8 1.7
1989 MIL MLB 126 477 .245 .260 .322 .383 .263 .250 97 -6.8 12.5 5.7 1.2 -2.6 8.7 1.1 8.7 1.1
1990 MIL MLB 135 530 .266 .258 .325 .386 .261 .285 99 3.3 14.2 8.1 2.5 4.2 29.8 3.5 29.8 3.5
1991 MIL MLB 143 553 .253 .263 .328 .399 .267 .296 101 -3.8 15.0 7.9 8.2 1.0 20.0 3.0 20.0 3.0
1992 MIL MLB 139 543 .247 .260 .326 .385 .265 .263 96 -6.6 14.1 4.7 11.3 0.9 13.1 2.7 13.1 2.7
1993 MIL MLB 148 599 .246 .267 .334 .407 .263 .286 100 -8.8 17.2 0.7 2.1 2.7 11.9 1.4 11.9 1.4
1994 MIL MLB 40 154 .276 .267 .338 .419 .261 .256 98 2.7 4.7 0 -0.1 1.5 9.0 0.9 9.0 0.9
1994 ELP AA 3 12 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .300 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 NWO AAA 5 20 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .353 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 MIL MLB 117 462 .293 .269 .337 .423 .263 .331 101 16.9 13.8 -4.1 6.4 -0.4 26.3 3.2 26.3 3.2
1996 BAL MLB 143 590 .282 .276 .345 .442 .268 .311 98 15.2 18.2 0.2 -8.4 2.4 36.1 2.6 36.1 2.6
1997 BAL MLB 147 595 .284 .274 .340 .431 .266 .287 94 16 16.4 -4.7 12.6 0.0 27.8 4.0 27.8 4.0
1998 BAL MLB 162 634 .273 .268 .336 .426 .265 .287 95 9.1 17.3 -4.4 -6.8 0.8 22.7 1.6 22.7 1.6
1999 BAL MLB 162 727 .281 .273 .343 .435 .263 .311 97 17.7 20.3 -6.1 11.4 0.5 32.4 4.1 32.4 4.1
2000 ATL MLB 44 143 .259 .265 .332 .442 .255 .310 101 -0.2 3.9 -1 -3.1 -0.7 2.0 -0.1 2.0 -0.1
2000 BAL MLB 103 444 .274 .277 .345 .444 .265 .303 91 7.1 12.6 -3.4 8.6 -1.0 15.4 2.2 15.4 2.2
2001 ATL MLB 141 531 .266 .261 .329 .428 .262 .279 95 3.3 14.3 -3.8 -6.0 -0.0 13.8 0.8 13.8 0.8
2002 ATL MLB 25 85 .273 .261 .330 .418 .262 .314 95 1.2 2.2 -1.2 3.4 -1.4 0.8 0.4 0.8 0.4
2003 BAL MLB 93 354 .274 .259 .326 .410 .256 .310 97 5.6 9.6 -5.3 -4.2 -1.6 8.3 0.4 8.3 0.4
2004 BAL MLB 100 378 .265 .267 .333 .428 .257 .338 105 1.9 11.2 -4.3 3.3 -0.3 8.5 1.2 8.5 1.2
2005 BAL MLB 91 321 .224 .267 .327 .423 .261 .270 103 -12.3 9.2 -3.3 1.4 -2.7 -9.1 -0.8 -9.1 -0.8

Statistics For All Levels

Minor league stats are currently shownClick to hide.
Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
1985 BLT A 318 39 96 13 4 7 58 22 35 10 9 .332 .377 .478 .145 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1986 VAN AAA 496 71 141 19 3 5 59 28 31 23 8 .308 .348 .395 .087 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1987 MIL MLB 445 50 118 22 3 7 68 36 30 11 10 .299 .350 .423 .124 .275 25.3 2.0 2.7
1988 MIL MLB 541 47 121 21 0 5 38 31 49 21 6 .245 .292 .318 .073 .236 9.8 5.8 1.7
1989 MIL MLB 477 42 108 17 4 5 55 25 29 14 12 .248 .287 .339 .092 .245 8.7 1.2 1.1
1990 MIL MLB 530 55 131 21 4 6 59 41 37 18 7 .276 .331 .376 .099 .266 29.8 2.5 3.5
1991 MIL MLB 553 57 146 19 4 5 68 26 33 5 8 .289 .319 .372 .083 .253 20.0 8.2 3.0
1992 MIL MLB 543 63 121 19 1 4 62 46 41 14 8 .252 .314 .321 .069 .247 13.1 11.3 2.7
1993 MIL MLB 599 66 151 38 3 7 79 36 47 12 9 .274 .318 .391 .118 .246 11.9 2.1 1.4
1994 ELP AA 12 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .250 .250 .333 .083 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 MIL MLB 154 20 35 11 2 5 22 16 14 0 1 .261 .336 .485 .224 .276 9.0 -0.1 0.9
1994 NWO AAA 20 3 6 2 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 .316 .350 .421 .105 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 MIL MLB 462 72 133 26 3 13 73 37 43 7 3 .320 .378 .492 .171 .293 26.3 6.4 3.2
1996 BAL MLB 590 74 157 27 6 21 82 47 79 0 1 .292 .352 .482 .190 .282 36.1 -8.4 2.6
1997 BAL MLB 595 80 150 30 4 18 88 49 60 1 1 .284 .345 .458 .174 .284 27.8 12.6 4.0
1998 BAL MLB 634 79 160 34 1 22 92 49 81 9 7 .279 .332 .457 .178 .273 22.7 -6.8 1.6
1999 BAL MLB 727 104 207 38 1 28 107 43 78 5 1 .308 .347 .492 .184 .281 32.4 11.4 4.1
2000 BAL MLB 444 56 120 27 0 13 57 29 46 7 2 .292 .341 .453 .161 .274 15.4 8.6 2.2
2000 ATL MLB 143 13 37 9 2 1 11 12 12 3 0 .289 .352 .414 .125 .259 2.0 -3.1 -0.1
2001 ATL MLB 531 68 131 33 1 10 58 38 48 9 3 .271 .321 .405 .134 .266 13.8 -6.0 0.8
2002 ATL MLB 85 5 22 5 0 0 9 9 5 1 3 .293 .369 .360 .067 .273 0.8 3.4 0.4
2003 BAL MLB 354 32 94 20 0 5 41 29 29 2 2 .295 .353 .404 .110 .274 8.3 -4.2 0.4
2004 BAL MLB 378 49 106 12 1 8 50 30 46 2 0 .309 .365 .420 .111 .265 8.5 3.3 1.2
2005 BAL MLB 321 30 78 11 2 5 34 11 32 0 0 .257 .282 .356 .099 .224 -9.1 1.4 -0.8

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

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
2005-08-08 2005-08-24 15-DL 16 13 Left Groin Strain -
2005-06-20 2005-07-07 15-DL 17 15 Left Trunk Strain Rib Cage -
2004-06-19 2004-07-27 15-DL 38 35 Left Lower Leg Strain Calf -
2003-07-25 2003-08-12 15-DL 18 18 Left Thigh Strain Quadriceps -
2003-05-04 2003-05-28 15-DL 24 21 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2002-04-28 2002-10-08 60-DL 163 136 Right Knee Surgery ACL 2002-05-16
1996-05-18 1996-06-02 15-DL 15 12 Left Ankle Sprain - -
1994-07-07 1994-08-11 15-DL 35 31 - Abdomen Surgery Lower 1994-08-18 -
1994-04-20 1994-05-23 15-DL 33 30 Bilateral Abdomen Strain - -
1994-04-01 1994-04-16 15-DL 15 9 - Shoulder Recovery From Surgery - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2005 BAL $1,100,000
2004 BAL $800,000
2003 BAL $1,000,000
2002 ATL $4,500,000
2001 ATL $4,833,333
2000 BAL, ATL $4,146,789
YearsDescriptionSalary
6 yrPrevious$16,380,122
6 yrTotal$16,380,122

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
18 y

Details
  • club declined to offer arbitration 12/05
  • re-signed as a free agent 12/04, 1 year/$1.1M (05)
  • contract purchased 4/04
  • re-signed as a free agent 1/04 (minor-league contract), 1 year/$0.8M (04)+$1.1M bonuses
  • contract purchased 3/03 signed as a free agent from ATL 2/03, 1 year/$1M (03) (minor-league contract)+$1M bonuses
  • $4M signing bonus
  • 3 year/$13.5M (99-01)+$4.5M 02 club option
  • 99:$2.5M, 00:$3M, 01:$3.5M, 02:$4.5 M option ($0.1M buyout) - vested with 372 plate appearances in 01

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2010-06-07 18:30:00 (link to chat)Will the 2005 draft ever be topped??? It was topped before it ever happened, in 1985. I just wrote this for tomorrow morning's draft piece: . The first round included, in order of selection, B.J. Surhoff, Will Clark, Bobby Witt, Barry Larkin, Barry Bonds, Pete Incaviglia, Walt Weiss, Brian McRae, Joe Magrane, Gregg Jeffries, Rafael Palmeiro, and Joey Cora, as well as Cameron Drew, who put up outstanding numbers in the minors until a knee injury ended his career at 24, while the second round held Bruce Ruffin, Mike Schooler, and Randy Johnson (John Smoltz was hiding down in round 22). And Bo Jackson too (a flyer in rd 20)!
(PBSteve from Beautiful New Jersey)
See? Steven Goldman knows all. (Kevin 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
1987 mlb 0 .000 0.0 3985 -.001 0.8 89 -.026 -.004 1.7 2.6 2.0
1988 mlb 6725 .006 5.1 3430 -.000 0.1 80 -.008 -.001 0.4 5.7 5.8
1989 mlb 6905 .000 0.1 3747 .000 -0.1 94 .018 .001 -1.0 -1.1 1.2
1990 mlb 8255 .002 2.3 4755 -.002 2.2 104 .045 -.003 -2.4 2.0 2.5
1991 mlb 8989 .002 3.0 5012 .000 -0.0 107 .013 -.001 -0.9 2.1 8.2
1992 mlb 7208 .003 3.0 3691 -.001 0.8 88 -.058 .001 2.8 6.6 11.3
1993 mlb 97 -.001 -0.0 52 -.000 0.0 1 -.004 .000 0.0 -0.0 2.1
1994 mlb 698 -.004 -0.4 370 -.000 0.0 10 .007 .003 -0.0 -0.5 -0.1
1995 mlb 766 -.001 -0.1 427 .006 -0.6 9 .044 .005 -0.3 -1.0 6.4

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