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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
25 3499 .253 .288 .375 78 -2.4
Birth Date5-14-1963
Height6' 2"
Weight190 lbs
Age56 years, 10 months, 15 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
1988 TOR 25 56 160 42 6 3 5 3 24 0 0 0 .273 .285 .448 90 -1.7 -0.3 -0.9 0.4
1989 TOR 26 94 256 62 11 1 3 11 45 1 2 1 .257 .290 .349 82 -4.7 -2.4 -2.2 -0.1
1990 TOR 27 125 368 99 24 2 15 18 57 0 0 1 .286 .319 .497 112 5.0 -4.1 -6.8 1.0
1991 TOR 28 105 312 71 17 0 5 11 45 1 0 0 .244 .271 .354 67 -11.1 -1.4 -6.4 -0.6
1992 TOR 29 138 521 116 26 2 13 33 75 2 1 1 .242 .290 .385 89 -4.9 -6.3 -9.2 0.1
1993 TOR 30 138 520 124 30 0 9 20 66 2 2 2 .254 .285 .371 67 -19.6 -1.6 -17.2 -1.4
1994 TOR 31 85 311 73 13 1 3 15 50 0 1 1 .247 .284 .329 69 -11.2 -1.7 -0.9 0.1
1995 HOU 32 11 37 4 0 0 0 2 7 0 0 0 .114 .162 .114 66 -1.5 -0.9 -0.2 -0.1
1995 KCA 32 52 150 33 8 1 4 7 22 0 0 0 .231 .267 .385 67 -5.9 -0.2 -5.9 -0.5
1996 CAL 33 19 61 13 3 0 2 3 11 0 0 1 .228 .267 .386 76 -1.7 -1.0 0.4 0.1
1996 CHA 33 31 102 26 1 0 3 5 18 0 0 0 .277 .313 .383 74 -3.1 -0.7 0.4 0.1
1996 SLN 33 26 71 22 3 0 0 1 14 0 0 1 .319 .329 .362 74 -2.1 -1.1 1.8 0.2
1997 CLE 34 55 170 47 7 1 4 9 27 2 0 2 .296 .341 .428 87 -2.2 -3.1 -10.3 -0.8
1998 CLE 35 54 175 38 6 0 0 10 40 2 0 2 .238 .289 .275 62 -8.0 -1.8 -4.0 -0.6
1999 CLE 36 6 20 6 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 1 .300 .300 .400 74 -0.6 -0.3 -0.9 -0.1
1999 TOR 36 6 15 3 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 .214 .267 .429 73 -0.5 -0.2 0.0 0.0
2001 SEA 38 5 7 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 83 -0.1 0.8 0.0 0.1
2002 SEA 39 4 4 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .500 .500 .750 78 -0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 SEA 40 12 15 2 1 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 .143 .200 .214 62 -0.7 0.0 -0.1 0.0
2004 MIN 41 19 44 12 4 0 0 0 10 1 2 0 .286 .302 .381 59 -2.2 -0.2 0.1 0.0
2004 SEA 41 19 55 10 2 0 1 1 12 0 1 1 .189 .204 .283 53 -3.1 1.1 -2.8 -0.2
2005 SEA 42 39 125 23 5 0 1 4 22 1 0 0 .197 .228 .265 58 -6.2 0.7 -0.8 0.0
Career10993499831168126915555712914.253.288.37578-86.0-24.9-65.8-2.4

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 LG G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
1982 MED Rk PIO 61 245 .000 .000 .000 .379 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1983 FLO A SAL 131 506 .000 .000 .000 .356 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1984 FLO A SAL 131 527 .000 .000 .000 .338 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1985 KIN A+ CRL 127 508 .000 .000 .000 .329 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1986 FLO A SAL 16 42 .000 .000 .000 .429 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1986 KIN A+ CRL 49 186 .000 .000 .000 .405 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1986 KNX AA SOU 12 37 .000 .000 .000 .357 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1987 DUN A+ FSL 3 11 .000 .000 .000 .500 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1987 KNX AA SOU 94 374 .000 .000 .000 .323 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1988 TOR MLB AL 56 160 .261 .321 .396 .294 102 -1 4.2 1.9 90 13 -0.9 -0.3 -1.7 0.4
1988 SYR AAA INT 35 138 .000 .000 .000 .274 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 TOR MLB AL 94 256 .262 .325 .385 .303 99 -2.9 6.7 1.9 82 10 -2.2 -2.4 -4.7 -0.1
1990 TOR MLB AL 125 368 .265 .332 .404 .303 102 6.5 9.9 5.5 112 10 -6.8 -4.1 5.0 1.0
1991 TOR MLB AL 105 312 .259 .327 .396 .270 102 -11.2 8.4 4.8 67 8 -6.4 -1.4 -11.1 -0.6
1992 TOR MLB AL 138 521 .259 .325 .386 .259 101 -5.5 13.5 8.1 89 11 -9.2 -6.3 -4.9 0.1
1993 TOR MLB AL 138 520 .269 .334 .415 .276 104 -19 14.9 9.1 67 12 -17.2 -1.6 -19.6 -1.4
1994 TOR MLB AL 85 311 .271 .337 .429 .289 99 -15.5 9.4 5.7 69 12 -0.9 -1.7 -11.2 0.1
1995 HOU MLB NL 11 37 .280 .346 .447 .143 94 -6.8 1.1 0.7 66 13 -0.2 -0.9 -1.5 -0.1
1995 KCA MLB AL 52 150 .267 .337 .426 .248 97 -5.8 4.5 2.1 67 13 -5.9 -0.2 -5.9 -0.5
1996 CAL MLB AL 19 61 .278 .349 .454 .250 99 -1.5 1.9 1.1 76 14 0.4 -1.0 -1.7 0.1
1996 CHA MLB AL 31 102 .271 .340 .433 .315 96 -3.5 3.2 1.8 74 14 0.4 -0.7 -3.1 0.1
1996 SLN MLB NL 26 71 .265 .326 .407 .400 96 -0.6 2.2 1.1 74 14 1.8 -1.1 -2.1 0.2
1997 CLE MLB AL 55 170 .277 .340 .440 .336 96 -0.9 4.7 3.1 87 12 -10.3 -3.1 -2.2 -0.8
1998 CLE MLB AL 54 175 .270 .334 .433 .314 102 -10 4.8 3.1 62 8 -4.0 -1.8 -8.0 -0.6
1999 CLE MLB AL 6 20 .262 .345 .413 .353 104 -0.7 0.6 0.4 74 13 -0.9 -0.3 -0.6 -0.1
1999 TOR MLB AL 6 15 .275 .338 .423 .182 103 -0.6 0.4 -0.1 73 13 0.0 -0.2 -0.5 0.0
1999 BUF AAA INT 0 213 .000 .000 .000 .259 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 DUR AAA INT 0 369 .000 .000 .000 .307 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 SEA MLB AL 5 7 .247 .315 .378 .600 90 0.6 0.2 0.1 83 8 0.0 0.8 -0.1 0.1
2001 DUR AAA INT 87 332 .000 .000 .000 .287 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 TAC AAA PCL 3 13 .000 .000 .000 .222 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 SEA MLB AL 4 4 .263 .339 .371 .667 97 0.8 0.1 0 78 8 0.0 0.0 -0.1 0.0
2002 TAC AAA PCL 92 331 .000 .000 .000 .277 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 SEA MLB AL 12 15 .240 .312 .393 .222 99 -1.8 0.4 0.2 62 15 -0.1 0.0 -0.7 0.0
2003 TAC AAA PCL 79 320 .000 .000 .000 .352 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 MIN MLB AL 19 44 .278 .340 .469 .375 101 -0.6 1.3 0.8 59 12 0.1 -0.2 -2.2 0.0
2004 SEA MLB AL 19 55 .275 .334 .432 .225 102 -5 1.6 1 53 12 -2.8 1.1 -3.1 -0.2
2004 TAC AAA PCL 36 143 .000 .000 .000 .288 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 SEA MLB AL 39 125 .266 .328 .426 .232 94 -11 3.6 2.2 58 12 -0.8 0.7 -6.2 0.0
2005 NAS AAA PCL 26 102 .278 .347 .445 .273 91 -2 2.4 1.4 58 0 -1.3 -2.2 -4.8 -0.4
2006 VRO A+ FSL 20 77 .000 .000 .000 .207 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 LVG AAA PCL 6 19 .256 .333 .380 .059 121 -4.3 0.5 0.3 8 0 -0.7 0.0 -2.0 -0.2

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
1982 MED Rk PIO 245 217 30 66 12 2 5 97 33 24 52 1 2 .304 .377 .447 .143 1 1
1983 FLO A SAL 506 457 62 125 31 4 5 179 54 46 116 4 1 .274 .341 .392 .118 1 1
1984 FLO A SAL 527 467 69 129 32 5 12 207 85 56 109 3 4 .276 .355 .443 .167 0 0
1985 KIN A+ CRL 508 460 43 120 16 1 10 168 60 45 116 6 5 .261 .328 .365 .104 0 0
1986 KIN A+ CRL 186 174 24 57 10 0 6 85 26 10 42 0 0 .328 .368 .489 .161 0 0
1986 FLO A SAL 42 40 8 15 7 0 3 31 9 2 9 0 0 .375 .405 .775 .400 0 0
1986 KNX AA SOU 37 34 3 12 1 0 2 19 5 1 6 0 3 .353 .351 .559 .206 2 2
1987 KNX AA SOU 374 349 44 102 14 1 11 151 51 20 56 2 5 .292 .334 .433 .140 0 0
1987 DUN A+ FSL 11 11 0 4 0 0 0 4 1 0 3 0 0 .364 .364 .364 .000 0 0
1988 TOR MLB AL 160 154 15 42 6 3 5 69 21 3 24 0 0 .273 .285 .448 .175 1 2
1988 SYR AAA INT 138 120 11 29 8 0 3 46 2 16 22 0 0 .242 .331 .383 .142 0 0
1989 TOR MLB AL 256 241 22 62 11 1 3 84 29 11 45 2 1 .257 .290 .349 .091 2 1
1990 TOR MLB AL 368 346 36 99 24 2 15 172 49 18 57 0 1 .286 .319 .497 .211 3 1
1991 TOR MLB AL 312 291 22 71 17 0 5 103 36 11 45 0 0 .244 .271 .354 .110 3 6
1992 TOR MLB AL 521 480 47 116 26 2 13 185 53 33 75 1 1 .242 .290 .385 .144 5 1
1993 TOR MLB AL 520 488 38 124 30 0 9 181 55 20 66 2 2 .254 .285 .371 .117 3 7
1994 TOR MLB AL 311 295 24 73 13 1 3 97 26 15 50 1 1 .247 .284 .329 .081 0 1
1995 HOU MLB NL 37 35 1 4 0 0 0 4 0 2 7 0 0 .114 .162 .114 .000 0 0
1995 KCA MLB AL 150 143 14 33 8 1 4 55 13 7 22 0 0 .231 .267 .385 .154 0 0
1996 CAL MLB AL 61 57 6 13 3 0 2 22 8 3 11 0 1 .228 .267 .386 .158 0 1
1996 CHA MLB AL 102 94 6 26 1 0 3 36 6 5 18 0 0 .277 .313 .383 .106 0 3
1996 SLN MLB NL 71 69 3 22 3 0 0 25 4 1 14 0 1 .319 .329 .362 .043 0 1
1997 CLE MLB AL 170 159 17 47 7 1 4 68 15 9 27 0 2 .296 .341 .428 .132 0 0
1998 CLE MLB AL 175 160 12 38 6 0 0 44 6 10 40 0 2 .238 .289 .275 .038 1 2
1999 BUF AAA INT 213 198 17 47 7 0 5 69 23 12 31 0 1 .237 .291 .348 .111 0 0
1999 CLE MLB AL 20 20 2 6 0 1 0 8 3 0 3 0 1 .300 .300 .400 .100 0 0
1999 TOR MLB AL 15 14 1 3 0 0 1 6 3 1 2 0 0 .214 .267 .429 .214 0 0
2000 DUR AAA INT 369 348 44 95 16 0 12 147 55 20 66 7 2 .273 .314 .422 .149 0 0
2001 DUR AAA INT 332 313 26 74 15 1 2 97 28 16 61 3 2 .236 .277 .310 .073 1 1
2001 TAC AAA PCL 13 11 2 3 0 0 1 6 2 1 1 0 0 .273 .385 .545 .273 0 0
2001 SEA MLB AL 7 6 1 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .000 0 1
2002 TAC AAA PCL 331 317 42 84 16 1 12 138 27 11 47 3 2 .265 .288 .435 .170 2 2
2002 SEA MLB AL 4 4 0 2 1 0 0 3 1 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .750 .250 0 0
2003 SEA MLB AL 15 14 1 2 1 0 0 3 1 1 5 0 0 .143 .200 .214 .071 0 0
2003 TAC AAA PCL 320 293 36 92 27 1 12 157 51 20 54 1 2 .314 .366 .536 .222 0 0
2004 TAC AAA PCL 143 137 16 35 5 1 5 57 13 3 28 0 1 .255 .287 .416 .161 0 0
2004 MIN MLB AL 44 42 3 12 4 0 0 16 5 0 10 2 0 .286 .302 .381 .095 0 1
2004 SEA MLB AL 55 53 6 10 2 0 1 15 5 1 12 1 1 .189 .204 .283 .094 0 1
2005 SEA MLB AL 125 117 12 23 5 0 1 31 7 4 22 0 0 .197 .228 .265 .068 1 2
2005 NAS AAA PCL 102 98 8 24 2 0 3 35 14 3 18 1 2 .245 .267 .357 .112 0 0
2006 VRO A+ FSL 77 72 6 13 3 0 1 19 7 5 13 0 0 .181 .234 .264 .083 0 0
2006 LVG AAA PCL 19 19 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 .053 .053 .053 .000 0 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

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
1988-07-04 1988-09-04 15-DL 62 54 - Trunk Strain Ribcage - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2003 SEA $500,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$500,000
1 yrTotal$500,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
13 y 51 d

Details
  • signed as a free agent from SEA 1/06 (minor-league contract)
  • released 8/05 designated for assignment 7/05 contract purchased 5/05 assigned Triple-A 5/05 acquired in trade from MIL 5/05 sent to minor-league camp 4/05 signed as a free agent from MIN 11/04 (minor-league contract) acquired in trade from SEA 8/04 assigned 7/04 designated for assignment 7/04 contract purchased 5/04 re-signed 12/03 (minor-league contract) recalled 8/03 optioned to Triple-A 8/03 recalled 7/03 optioned to Triple-A 6/03 recalled 5/03 optioned to Triple-A 4/03
  • 1 year/$0.5M (03) contract purchased 3/03 re-signed minor-l contract 12/02 contract purchased 9/02 signed minor-l contract 4/02

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
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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2008-07-24 13:00:00 (link to chat)Love your stuff Christina! Why Riccardi's reluctance to deal guys like Burnett, Downs, Barajas and Eckstein? I thought it was clear to everyone the Jays are out of the huntm have some depth at these postions and need some serious talent added to the upper minors?
(Jerjapan from Toronto)
Thank you, a compliment's as good as currency in my book. ;)

Eckstein's still there in part because he's not at the top of any one team's shopping list; anyone looking for a shortstop--like the Dodgers--is looking for bigger game, and failing that, can reasonably expect to be able to get Eckstein if that doesn't work out. Barajas seems to be in vogue in Toronto, probably because what he does bears a too-close resemblance to Pat Borders for ol' Cito, and what Gregg Zaun does is way too Ernie Whitt. Burnett's killing his own market, and as is, there's enough OTL-related concerns over what he'd bring to a team that I wouldn't be surprised if they're stuck with him. Downs might be the guy who genuinely brings something of value back, since he's under contract for two more years at reasonable cost. (Christina Kahrl)


BP Roundtables

DateRoundtable NameComment
2010-10-06 10:00:002010 Playoffs Day OneEric, the over-talked Rangers-Rays topic threatens to be Bengie "Babe" Molina. He's Pat Borders '10, at least in this one game. (Steven Goldman)
2009-10-12 15:00:00Phillies/Rockies Playoffs RoundtableRyan (Denver): Yorvit Torrealba may be a poor baseball player, but he's on a one-man crusade to make me believe in clutch.

And Pat Borders was a World Series MVP. This stuff happens.

...And a couple of the Joe Cocker covers, "With a Little Help From My Friends," and "She Came In Through the Bathroom Window" are pretty good interpretations. I'm also partial to Elvis Costello's take on "You've Got to Hide Your Love Away." (Steven Goldman)

Advanced Catching Metrics

Year lvl CSAA Framing Runs Blocking Chances EPAA Blocking Runs SB Attempts SRAA TRAA Throwing Runs FRAA Adj. FRAA
1988 mlb -.004 -1.4 1439 .000 -0.1 32 -.055 .004 1.1 0.1 -0.9
1989 mlb -.001 -0.3 1874 .002 -1.1 50 -.010 .006 0.3 0.4 -2.2
1990 mlb -.011 -9.0 3314 .000 0.2 85 -.074 .007 3.7 -3.8 -6.8
1991 mlb -.008 -6.8 3363 .001 -1.3 67 .000 .003 0.0 -8.1 -6.4
1992 mlb -.007 -8.1 5546 .001 -1.7 142 -.006 .005 0.5 -9.4 -9.2
1993 mlb -.008 -11.0 5703 .001 -1.6 140 .017 .003 -1.5 -14.0 -17.2
1994 mlb -.001 -1.3 3825 .000 -0.2 87 -.017 .004 1.0 -0.5 -0.9
1995 mlb -.010 -5.8 2063 .002 -1.3 32 -.058 .000 1.3 -6.1 -6.0
1996 mlb .002 1.0 2272 .001 -0.3 57 -.012 .003 0.5 2.3 2.5
1997 mlb -.017 -8.6 2054 .001 -0.5 43 .018 .003 -0.5 -9.9 -10.3
1998 mlb -.006 -3.3 1983 .000 0.1 42 .002 .004 0.0 -3.2 -4.0
1999 mlb -.007 -0.6 305 .000 -0.1 7 .020 -.002 -0.1 -0.7 -0.8
2001 mlb .005 0.1 72 .000 0.0 1 -.017 -.001 0.0 0.1 0.0
2002 mlb .000 0.0 6 .000 0.0 0 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 mlb -.003 -0.1 145 .000 0.0 5 -.005 .001 0.0 -0.1 -0.1
2004 mlb -.009 -2.8 1328 -.001 0.4 25 -.012 .000 0.2 -2.2 -2.7
2005 aaa .000 0.0 1269 .001 -0.2 26 .041 .005 -0.7 -1.8 -1.3
2005 mlb .000 0.0 1611 .000 0.1 32 .019 .000 -0.4 -1.1 -0.8
2006 aaa -.012 -0.7 262 .001 0.0 9 .009 .002 -0.1 -0.9 -0.7
2006 afa .000 0.0 124 .001 0.0 1 .016 .001 0.0 -0.3 0.0

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