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John McDonald 3BBlue Jays

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
19 2651 .233 .273 .323 69 1.9
Birth Date9-24-1974
Height5' 9"
Weight185 lbs
Age44 years, 4 months, 22 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
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
1999 CLE 24 18 21 7 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 67 -0.8 -0.5 0.9 0.0
2000 CLE 25 9 9 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .444 .444 .444 81 -0.2 0.0 -0.3 0.0
2001 CLE 26 17 25 2 1 0 0 1 7 1 0 0 .091 .167 .136 56 -1.3 -1.0 -0.3 -0.2
2002 CLE 27 93 288 66 11 3 1 10 50 5 3 0 .250 .288 .326 61 -12.6 -0.4 6.4 0.2
2003 CLE 28 82 233 46 9 1 1 11 31 2 3 3 .215 .258 .280 65 -9.4 -1.3 -4.9 -0.8
2004 CLE 29 66 100 19 5 1 2 4 11 0 0 0 .204 .237 .344 75 -3.0 0.0 2.3 0.3
2005 DET 30 31 78 19 3 1 0 5 12 0 1 1 .260 .308 .329 69 -2.9 0.5 1.4 0.2
2005 TOR 30 37 106 27 3 0 0 6 12 2 5 0 .290 .340 .323 67 -4.1 -0.9 2.0 0.1
2006 TOR 31 104 286 58 7 3 3 16 41 2 7 2 .223 .271 .308 61 -13.3 2.1 -1.5 0.0
2007 TOR 32 123 353 82 20 2 1 11 48 2 7 2 .251 .279 .333 62 -15.8 0.8 5.7 0.5
2008 TOR 33 84 207 39 8 0 1 10 25 2 3 1 .210 .255 .269 57 -10.4 0.3 -4.7 -0.6
2009 TOR 34 73 156 39 7 0 4 1 18 2 0 2 .258 .271 .384 87 -2.1 -2.0 -1.1 0.0
2010 TOR 35 63 163 38 9 2 6 6 26 0 2 1 .250 .273 .454 89 -1.9 1.9 0.1 0.6
2011 ARI 36 19 63 10 2 0 0 4 9 0 0 0 .169 .222 .203 77 -1.6 -0.2 2.6 0.4
2011 TOR 36 65 182 42 8 1 2 8 18 1 2 4 .250 .285 .345 76 -4.7 0.8 5.6 0.8
2012 ARI 37 70 213 49 9 0 6 12 33 1 0 1 .249 .295 .386 81 -4.5 1.2 -0.8 0.4
2013 BOS 38 6 9 2 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 .250 .333 .250 62 -0.4 0.0 -0.3 -0.1
2013 CLE 38 8 8 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 .000 .125 .000 65 -0.3 0.2 0.9 0.1
2013 PHI 38 21 25 4 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 .174 .208 .304 61 -1.0 -0.5 0.0 -0.1
2013 PIT 38 16 35 2 1 0 0 3 8 1 0 0 .065 .171 .097 62 -1.4 0.0 -1.3 -0.2
2014 ANA 39 95 91 13 2 0 0 7 18 2 1 1 .171 .256 .197 64 -3.5 0.1 1.2 0.1
Career110026515681051428118379233419.233.273.32369-95.21.214.01.9

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.
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YEAR Team Lg G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
1996 WTT A- 75 327 .000 .000 .000 .307 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 KIN A+ 0 594 .000 .000 .000 .293 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 AKR AA 0 563 .000 .000 .000 .257 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 CLE MLB 18 21 .255 .347 .408 .389 106 -1.5 0.6 0.1 67 12 0.9 -0.5 -0.8 0.0
1999 AKR AA 0 247 .000 .000 .000 .332 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 BUF AAA 0 250 .000 .000 .000 .350 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 CLE MLB 9 9 .261 .337 .428 .500 91 0.8 0.3 0.1 81 9 -0.3 0.0 -0.2 0.0
2000 MHV A- 0 19 .000 .000 .000 .143 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 KIN A+ 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 BUF AAA 0 308 .000 .000 .000 .297 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 CLE MLB 17 25 .253 .331 .402 .133 104 -3 0.7 0.3 56 12 -0.3 -1.0 -1.3 -0.2
2001 BUF AAA 116 464 .000 .000 .000 .284 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 CLE MLB 93 288 .264 .326 .425 .302 101 -12.6 8.3 0.6 61 10 6.4 -0.4 -12.6 0.2
2003 CLE MLB 82 233 .266 .332 .432 .245 96 -13.3 6.3 1.2 65 13 -4.9 -1.3 -9.4 -0.8
2003 LKC A 1 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 MHV A- 1 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 CLE MLB 66 100 .268 .335 .426 .213 103 -7.8 3.0 1 75 12 2.3 0.0 -3.0 0.3
2005 DET MLB 31 78 .271 .328 .428 .311 101 -4.3 2.2 0.8 69 13 1.4 0.5 -2.9 0.2
2005 TOR MLB 37 106 .264 .330 .410 .325 105 -3.4 3.0 1.2 67 13 2.0 -0.9 -4.1 0.1
2006 TOR MLB 104 286 .279 .341 .442 .252 106 -19.9 8.6 3.6 61 9 -1.5 2.1 -13.3 0.0
2007 TOR MLB 123 353 .273 .339 .431 .290 95 -15.8 10.5 4.4 62 8 5.7 0.8 -15.8 0.5
2008 TOR MLB 84 207 .268 .333 .424 .235 99 -14.8 6.0 2.6 57 13 -4.7 0.3 -10.4 -0.6
2008 DUN A+ 3 12 .272 .360 .402 .400 93 0.3 0.4 0.2 115 0 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.1
2009 TOR MLB 73 156 .263 .331 .423 .269 107 -4.9 4.5 1.2 87 9 -1.1 -2.0 -2.1 0.0
2010 TOR MLB 63 163 .259 .326 .415 .260 114 -2.3 4.5 0.7 89 13 0.1 1.9 -1.9 0.6
2011 ARI MLB 19 63 .247 .314 .382 .200 100 -4 1.7 0.8 77 11 2.6 -0.2 -1.6 0.4
2011 TOR MLB 65 182 .251 .313 .393 .267 108 -5.4 4.9 0.8 76 11 5.6 0.8 -4.7 0.8
2011 DUN A+ 1 4 .200 .278 .320 .250 114 -0.4 0.1 0.1 113 0 -0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 ARI MLB 70 213 .256 .319 .405 .272 104 -5.7 5.8 2.3 81 11 -0.8 1.2 -4.5 0.4
2012 DIA Rk 3 12 .278 .353 .399 .000 93 -0.2 0.4 0.2 74 0 -0.2 0.1 -0.7 0.0
2013 BOS MLB 6 9 .262 .332 .426 .400 104 -0.1 0.2 0 62 12 -0.3 0.0 -0.4 -0.1
2013 CLE MLB 8 8 .219 .279 .335 .000 95 -1.3 0.2 0 65 12 0.9 0.2 -0.3 0.1
2013 PHI MLB 21 25 .248 .311 .375 .167 105 -2 0.6 0.3 61 12 0.0 -0.5 -1.0 -0.1
2013 PIT MLB 16 35 .252 .320 .411 .087 99 -4.4 0.9 0.3 62 12 -1.3 0.0 -1.4 -0.2
2013 IND AAA 10 37 .249 .324 .377 .290 101 -1.9 1.1 0.2 98 0 -0.2 0.3 -0.6 0.1
2014 ANA MLB 95 91 .263 .321 .424 .220 97 -4.8 2.3 0.5 64 9 1.2 0.1 -3.5 0.1

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO SF SH
1996 WTT A- 327 278 48 75 11 0 2 92 26 32 49 11 1 .270 .344 .331 .061 11 11
1997 KIN A+ 594 541 77 140 27 3 5 188 53 51 75 6 5 .259 .325 .348 .089 0 0
1998 AKR AA 563 514 68 118 18 2 2 146 43 43 61 17 6 .230 .297 .284 .054 0 0
1999 CLE MLB 21 21 2 7 0 0 0 7 0 0 3 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .000 0 0
1999 BUF AAA 250 237 30 75 12 1 0 89 25 11 23 6 3 .316 .352 .376 .059 0 0
1999 AKR AA 247 226 31 67 12 0 1 82 26 19 26 7 3 .296 .356 .363 .066 0 0
2000 KIN A+ 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .000 0 0
2000 BUF AAA 308 286 37 77 17 2 1 101 36 21 29 4 3 .269 .321 .353 .084 0 0
2000 CLE MLB 9 9 0 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 0 0 .444 .444 .444 .000 0 0
2000 MHV A- 19 17 0 2 1 0 0 3 1 2 3 0 0 .118 .211 .176 .059 0 0
2001 CLE MLB 25 22 1 2 1 0 0 3 0 1 7 0 0 .091 .167 .136 .045 0 1
2001 BUF AAA 464 410 52 100 17 1 2 125 33 33 72 17 10 .244 .303 .305 .061 9 9
2002 CLE MLB 288 264 35 66 11 3 1 86 12 10 50 3 0 .250 .288 .326 .076 2 7
2003 LKC A 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
2003 MHV A- 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .333 .000 .000 0 0
2003 CLE MLB 233 214 21 46 9 1 1 60 14 11 31 3 3 .215 .258 .280 .065 2 4
2004 CLE MLB 100 93 17 19 5 1 2 32 7 4 11 0 0 .204 .237 .344 .140 0 3
2005 DET MLB 78 73 10 19 3 1 0 24 4 5 12 1 1 .260 .308 .329 .068 0 0
2005 TOR MLB 106 93 8 27 3 0 0 30 12 6 12 5 0 .290 .340 .323 .032 2 3
2006 TOR MLB 286 260 35 58 7 3 3 80 23 16 41 7 2 .223 .271 .308 .085 2 6
2007 TOR MLB 353 327 32 82 20 2 1 109 31 11 48 7 2 .251 .279 .333 .083 1 12
2008 TOR MLB 207 186 21 39 8 0 1 50 18 10 25 3 1 .210 .255 .269 .059 2 7
2008 DUN A+ 12 11 2 4 0 0 0 4 1 1 1 0 0 .364 .417 .364 .000 0 0
2009 TOR MLB 156 151 18 39 7 0 4 58 13 1 18 0 2 .258 .271 .384 .126 1 1
2010 TOR MLB 163 152 27 38 9 2 6 69 23 6 26 2 1 .250 .273 .454 .204 3 2
2011 TOR MLB 182 168 19 42 8 1 2 58 20 8 18 2 4 .250 .285 .345 .095 2 3
2011 DUN A+ 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .000 0 0
2011 ARI MLB 63 59 2 10 2 0 0 12 2 4 9 0 0 .169 .222 .203 .034 0 0
2012 ARI MLB 213 197 16 49 9 0 6 76 22 12 33 0 1 .249 .295 .386 .137 0 2
2012 DIA Rk 12 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 0 0 .000 .333 .000 .000 0 0
2013 IND AAA 37 34 5 9 1 0 0 10 1 2 3 1 0 .265 .324 .294 .029 0 0
2013 BOS MLB 9 8 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 3 0 0 .250 .333 .250 .000 0 0
2013 CLE MLB 8 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000 .125 .000 .000 0 0
2013 PHI MLB 25 23 5 4 0 0 1 7 3 1 4 0 0 .174 .208 .304 .130 0 1
2013 PIT MLB 35 31 0 2 1 0 0 3 1 3 8 0 0 .065 .171 .097 .032 0 0
2014 ANA MLB 91 76 4 13 2 0 0 15 5 7 18 1 1 .171 .256 .197 .026 1

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2008 692 0.5101 0.4624 0.8719 0.5892 0.3304 0.9135 0.7946 0.1281 -0.0067
2009 462 0.5152 0.5065 0.8632 0.6261 0.3795 0.8993 0.8000 0.1368 0.0075
2010 559 0.5188 0.5134 0.8362 0.6276 0.3903 0.8791 0.7619 0.1638 -0.0015
2011 827 0.5067 0.4486 0.8571 0.5632 0.3309 0.9068 0.7704 0.1429 -0.0058
2012 739 0.5237 0.4709 0.8190 0.5685 0.3636 0.9136 0.6563 0.1810 0.0015
2013 317 0.5047 0.3943 0.8560 0.5063 0.2803 0.9259 0.7273 0.1440 -0.0020
2014 361 0.4709 0.3712 0.8134 0.5118 0.2461 0.9080 0.6383 0.1866 0.0003
Career39570.50970.45970.84630.57590.33920.90610.74010.1537-0.0016

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
2013-05-15 2013-06-10 15-DL 26 24 - Low Back Soreness - -
2012-08-23 2012-08-25 DTD 2 1 Right Elbow Soreness -
2012-08-14 2012-08-21 DTD 7 7 - Elbow Soreness - -
2012-06-25 2012-07-24 15-DL 29 24 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique - -
2011-05-27 2011-06-17 15-DL 21 19 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2010-09-12 2010-09-14 DTD 2 2 Arm Soreness -
2008-05-07 2008-06-07 15-DL 31 29 Right Ankle Sprain -
2007-09-18 2007-09-23 DTD 5 4 Left Sports Hernia -
2006-05-28 2006-06-17 15-DL 20 19 Groin Strain -
2006-03-20 2006-03-31 Camp 11 0 Low Back Soreness -
2003-09-05 2003-09-05 On-Alr 0 0 Left Knee Surgery Microfracture 2003-09-05
2003-08-27 2003-09-29 15-DL 33 30 Low Back Strain -
2003-06-30 2003-07-17 15-DL 17 15 Low Back Cartilage Injury -
2003-06-14 2003-06-17 DTD 3 2 Low Back Spasms -
2001-05-10 2001-05-17 Minors 7 0 Left Wrist Soreness - -
2000-05-10 2000-06-22 Minors 43 0 Left Thigh Strain Quadriceps - -
2000-04-27 2000-05-09 Minors 12 0 Left Thigh Strain Quadriceps - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 ANA $850,000
2013 PIT $1,500,000
2012 ARI $1,500,000
2011 TOR $1,500,000
2010 TOR $1,500,000
2009 TOR $1,900,000
2008 TOR $1,900,000
2007 TOR $750,000
2006 TOR $500,000
2005 TOR $400,000
2004 CLE $324,400
2003 CLE $314,400
2002 CLE $210,000
2001 CLE $209,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
14 yrPrevious$13,357,800
14 yrTotal$13,357,800

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
13 y 118 dRelativity Baseball1 year/$0.85M (2014)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.85M (2014). Signed by LA Angels 1/16/14 (minor-league contract). Salary of $0.85M in majors. Performance bonuses. Contract selected by LA Angels 3/25/14.
  • 2 years/$3M (2012-13). Re-signed by Arizona as a free agent 11/2/11. $1.5M annually. Acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Arizona 3/20/13. Acquired by Cleveland in trade from Pittsburgh 6/10/13. Acquired by Philadelphia in trade 6/27/13 after being DFA by Cleveland 6/26/13. Acquired by Boston in trade from Philadelphia 8/31/13.
  • 2 years/$3M (2010-11). Re-signed by Toronto as a free agent 11/25/09. $1.5M annually. Acquired by Arizona in trade from Toronto 8/23/11.
  • 2 years/$3.8M (2008-09), 08:$1.9M, 09:$1.9M. Signed extension 9/11/07.
  • 1 year/$0.75M (2007). Re-signed 12/06 (avoided arbitration). Performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 75, 95 starts. Award bonuses.
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2006). Re-signed 12/05 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2005). Re-signed 12/04 (avoided arbitration). Acquired in trade from Toronto 7/05. Acquired in trade from Detroit 10/05.
  • 1 year/$0.3244M (2004). Re-signed 3/04. Acquired in trade from Cleveland 12/04.
  • 1 year/$0.3144M (2003). Re-signed 3/03.
  • 1 year/$0.21M (2002). Re-signed 3/02.

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