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Jay Gibbons LFOrioles

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
14 3177 .260 .315 .453 102 7.2
Birth Date3-2-1977
Height6' 0"
Weight195 lbs
Age42 years, 5 months, 23 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
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
2001 BAL 24 73 246 53 10 0 15 17 39 4 0 1 .236 .301 .480 113 5.1 1.2 2.5 1.3
2002 BAL 25 136 541 121 29 1 28 45 66 2 1 3 .247 .311 .482 107 7.0 1.6 0.7 1.8
2003 BAL 26 160 682 173 39 2 23 49 89 3 0 1 .277 .330 .456 103 4.9 1.3 -8.6 0.8
2004 BAL 27 97 380 85 14 1 10 29 64 1 1 1 .246 .303 .379 79 -9.6 -0.6 -0.4 -0.4
2005 BAL 28 139 518 135 33 3 26 28 56 1 0 0 .277 .317 .516 123 14.5 0.1 3.6 2.6
2006 BAL 29 90 378 95 23 0 13 32 48 2 0 0 .277 .341 .458 109 6.1 -0.9 0.5 1.1
2007 BAL 30 84 290 62 14 0 6 15 52 2 0 0 .230 .272 .348 68 -10.6 -0.6 1.2 -0.5
2010 LAN 33 37 80 21 2 0 5 4 14 0 0 1 .280 .313 .507 118 1.8 0.6 1.6 0.6
2011 LAN 34 24 62 14 2 0 1 5 14 1 0 0 .255 .323 .345 76 -1.6 0.3 -0.8 -0.1
Career840317775916671272244421627.260.315.45310217.63.10.27.2

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
1998 MED Rk PIO 0 330 .000 .000 .000 .390 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 HAG A SAL 0 325 .000 .000 .000 .332 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 DUN A+ FSL 0 237 .000 .000 .000 .345 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 TEN AA SOU 0 545 .000 .000 .000 .343 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 BAL MLB AL 73 246 .270 .332 .434 .222 94 1.1 7.3 -3.2 113 16 2.5 1.2 5.1 1.3
2002 BAL MLB AL 136 541 .263 .330 .418 .233 97 8.6 15.6 -7 107 12 0.7 1.6 7.0 1.8
2003 BAL MLB AL 160 682 .262 .326 .418 .290 99 5.7 18.6 -7.9 103 8 -8.6 1.3 4.9 0.8
2004 BAL MLB AL 97 380 .267 .333 .428 .273 106 -14 11.3 -5 79 10 -0.4 -0.6 -9.6 -0.4
2004 FRD A+ CRL 3 13 .000 .000 .000 .125 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 BOW AA EAS 5 18 .000 .000 .000 .077 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 BAL MLB AL 139 518 .266 .328 .419 .268 102 12.2 14.9 -7.3 123 8 3.6 0.1 14.5 2.6
2006 BAL MLB AL 90 378 .271 .337 .432 .290 108 -0.2 11.4 -5.8 109 8 0.5 -0.9 6.1 1.1
2006 FRD A+ CRL 2 8 .231 .316 .336 .000 113 -1.4 0.2 -0.2 -7 0 0.0 0.1 -1.2 -0.1
2006 BOW AA EAS 3 11 .235 .296 .352 .444 91 1.1 0.3 -0.2 48 0 0.0 0.2 -0.3 0.0
2007 BAL MLB AL 84 290 .267 .330 .417 .260 101 -14.6 8.6 -3.4 68 12 1.2 -0.6 -10.6 -0.5
2008 HUN AA SOU 5 15 .258 .337 .370 .333 109 0.3 0.4 -0.2 104 0 -0.5 -0.3 -0.1 -0.1
2008 NAS AAA PCL 29 115 .275 .339 .438 .337 97 3.4 3.6 -1.5 129 0 -2.4 -0.6 2.7 0.2
2010 LAN MLB NL 37 80 .236 .302 .369 .281 86 3.2 2.2 -0.5 118 13 1.6 0.6 1.8 0.6
2010 ABQ AAA PCL 95 376 .271 .339 .420 .340 118 17.7 11.3 -5.4 140 0 0.6 -0.5 19.6 2.4
2011 LAN MLB NL 24 62 .259 .320 .403 .317 95 -0.1 1.7 -0.4 76 15 -0.8 0.3 -1.6 -0.1
2011 ABQ AAA PCL 76 310 .280 .347 .439 .332 117 6.2 9.6 -3.8 109 0 -6.8 1.1 4.6 0.4
2011 DOD Rk AZL 2 8 .271 .342 .386 .400 96 -1.2 0.4 -0.2 19 0 -0.1 0.0 -0.9 -0.1
2012 HUN AA SOU 24 91 .248 .324 .362 .364 104 2.9 2.5 -1 141 0 0.7 -0.1 3.8 0.6
2012 NAS AAA PCL 34 109 .277 .340 .436 .179 95 -2 3.2 -1.1 77 0 0.9 -0.3 -2.6 0.0
2012 ORI Wnt VWL 3 10 .000 .000 .000 .143 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 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
1998 MED Rk PIO 330 290 66 115 29 1 19 203 98 37 25 2 1 .397 .470 .700 .303 0 0
1999 HAG A SAL 325 292 53 89 20 2 16 161 69 32 56 3 0 .305 .375 .551 .247 0 0
1999 DUN A+ FSL 237 212 34 66 14 0 9 107 39 25 38 2 1 .311 .384 .505 .193 0 0
2000 TEN AA SOU 545 474 85 152 38 1 19 249 75 61 67 3 1 .321 .409 .525 .205 0 0
2001 BAL MLB AL 246 225 27 53 10 0 15 108 36 17 39 0 1 .236 .301 .480 .244 0 0
2002 BAL MLB AL 541 490 71 121 29 1 28 236 69 45 66 1 3 .247 .311 .482 .235 4 0
2003 BAL MLB AL 682 625 80 173 39 2 23 285 100 49 89 0 1 .277 .330 .456 .179 5 0
2004 FRD A+ CRL 13 11 2 2 1 0 1 6 5 2 2 0 0 .182 .308 .545 .364 0 0
2004 BOW AA EAS 18 15 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 .067 .176 .067 .000 0 0
2004 BAL MLB AL 380 346 36 85 14 1 10 131 47 29 64 1 1 .246 .303 .379 .133 3 1
2005 BAL MLB AL 518 488 72 135 33 3 26 252 79 28 56 0 0 .277 .317 .516 .240 1 0
2006 FRD A+ CRL 8 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
2006 BOW AA EAS 11 10 2 4 2 0 0 6 0 1 1 0 0 .400 .455 .600 .200 0 0
2006 BAL MLB AL 378 343 34 95 23 0 13 157 46 32 48 0 0 .277 .341 .458 .181 1 0
2007 BAL MLB AL 290 270 28 62 14 0 6 94 28 15 52 0 0 .230 .272 .348 .119 3 0
2008 NAS AAA PCL 115 109 14 34 10 0 5 59 15 6 18 0 0 .312 .348 .541 .229 0 0
2008 HUN AA SOU 15 11 0 3 0 0 0 3 2 3 2 0 0 .273 .429 .273 .000 0 0
2010 LAN MLB NL 80 75 11 21 2 0 5 38 17 4 14 0 1 .280 .313 .507 .227 1 0
2010 ABQ AAA PCL 376 352 60 122 28 1 19 209 83 19 30 0 0 .347 .380 .594 .247 0 0
2011 ABQ AAA PCL 310 263 38 79 12 1 9 120 46 44 44 1 0 .300 .403 .456 .156 1 0
2011 LAN MLB NL 62 55 5 14 2 0 1 19 5 5 14 0 0 .255 .323 .345 .091 1 0
2011 DOD Rk AZL 8 7 1 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 3 0 0 .286 .250 .286 .000 1 0
2012 NAS AAA PCL 109 98 15 20 5 0 6 43 11 9 15 0 0 .204 .275 .439 .235 1 0
2012 ORI Wnt VWL 10 9 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 .111 .200 .111 .000 0 0
2012 HUN AA SOU 91 76 6 24 8 0 0 32 10 13 10 1 0 .316 .429 .421 .105 0 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2010 291 0.5017 0.4742 0.7899 0.5479 0.4000 0.8500 0.7069 0.2101 -0.0055
2011 242 0.4339 0.4835 0.8205 0.6286 0.3723 0.8939 0.7255 0.1795 0.0016
Career5330.47090.47840.80380.58450.38740.86990.71530.1962-0.0023

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
2011-06-26 2011-07-09 Minors 13 0 - Not Disclosed - -
2011-03-26 2011-05-03 15-DL 38 30 Left Blurred Vision -
2011-03-14 2011-03-17 Camp 3 0 Left Blurred Vision -
2011-02-27 2011-03-01 Camp 2 0 General Medical Respiratory Flu -
2010-10-31 2010-10-31 Off 0 0 Surgery LASIK 2010-10-31
2010-09-28 2010-10-02 DTD 4 4 Right Lower Leg Soreness Calf -
2007-08-12 2007-10-01 60-DL 50 47 Left Shoulder Surgery Labrum 2007-08-15
2006-06-14 2006-07-29 15-DL 45 38 Right Knee Sprain -
2006-05-27 2006-06-12 15-DL 16 15 Left Groin Strain -
2004-10-30 2004-10-30 Off 0 0 Surgery LASIK 2004-10-30
2004-06-29 2004-08-10 15-DL 42 38 Left Hip Strain Hip Flexor -
2004-05-26 2004-06-14 15-DL 19 17 Low Back Cartilage Injury Disc Injury -
2001-08-05 2001-10-06 60-DL 62 50 Right Wrist Fracture Hamate -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2011 LAN $650,000
2008 LAN $5,700,000
2007 BAL $5,000,000
2006 BAL $4,200,000
2005 BAL $2,600,000
2004 BAL $2,600,000
2003 BAL $375,000
2002 BAL $232,500
2001 BAL $200,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
9 yrPrevious$21,557,500
9 yrTotal$21,557,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
7 y 128 dACES1 year/$0.65M (2011)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.65M (2011). Re-signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 11/4/10. $0.15M in performance bonuses based on PAs.
  • 1 year (2010). Signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 12/09 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by LA Dodgers 8/8/10.
  • released 3/30/08 re-signed 1/06, 4 years/$21.1M (2006-09). Re-signed by Baltimore 1/06 (avoided arbitration, $5.3M-$4M). 06:$4.2M, 07:$5M, 08:$5.7M, 09:$6.2M. Released by Baltimore 3/30/08. Signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 7/22/08 (minor-league contract). Released by Milwaukee 3/13/09. Signed by Florida as a free agent 1/13/09 (minor-league contract).
  • re-signed 12/04, 1 year/$2.6M (2005). Re-signed 12/04 (avoided arbitration). $0.3M in bonuses.
  • 1 year/$2.6M (2004). Re-signed by Baltimore 2/04 (avoided arbitration, $2.8M-$2.4M).
  • 1 year/$0.375M (2003). Re-signed by Baltimore 2/03.
  • Drafted by Toronto 1998 (14-411) (Cal State Los Angeles).

2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

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DateQuestionAnswer
2011-03-08 14:00:00 (link to chat)Jay Gibbons. Really?? What do you think are the chances that the Dodgers call up Trayvon Robinson or Jerry Sands around June?
(bfitzge3 from Upstate NY)
What, no love for Marcus Thames and Tony Gwynn? Gotta figure one of those two prospects ends up out there as soon as they prove they've conquered Triple-A (and once they lose future Super-2 status!). (Cory Schwartz)
2011-03-02 13:00:00 (link to chat)Isn't the real issue for the Dodgers their awful Defense? Jay Gibbons and Marcus Thames in LF, Kemp in CF, Eithier in RF are all strat 3's, 4's or 5's. Blake is a liability at 3b. Furcal has lost much at ss. I guess Uribe is OK but he will be needed at ss. Loney is their only plus defender.
(Bob from DC)
Nothing wrong with a Strat reference or two in my book, but you're right to point it out. A Gibbons/Thames platoon would be survivable in some circumstances, but in this collection, it's more like the rancid cherry on top of an overripe banana sundae. (Christina Kahrl)


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