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Portrait of Carlos Baerga

Carlos Baerga 2BIndians

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
18 5895 .291 .332 .423 .264 17.8
Birth Date11-4-1968
Height5' 11"
Weight165 lbs
Age49 years, 8 months, 14 days
BatsB
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
1990 CLE 21 108 338 312 46 81 17 2 7 123 16 57 4 5 1 47 0 2 .260 .300 .394 .259 10.9 3.5 1.5
1991 CLE 22 158 654 593 80 171 28 2 11 236 48 74 6 3 4 69 3 2 .288 .346 .398 .279 29.2 8.6 4.0
1992 CLE 23 161 716 657 92 205 32 1 20 299 35 76 13 9 2 105 10 2 .312 .354 .455 .289 37.9 -2.4 3.9
1993 CLE 24 154 680 624 105 200 28 6 21 303 34 68 6 13 3 114 15 4 .321 .355 .486 .289 41.5 11.6 5.4
1994 CLE 25 103 469 442 81 139 32 2 19 232 10 45 6 8 3 80 8 2 .314 .333 .525 .287 29.4 -6.7 2.2
1995 CLE 26 135 600 557 87 175 28 2 15 252 35 31 3 5 0 90 11 2 .314 .355 .452 .283 32.3 -0.2 3.1
1996 CLE 27 100 453 424 54 113 25 0 10 168 16 25 7 4 2 55 1 1 .267 .302 .396 .234 0.6 -10.1 -0.9
1996 NYN 27 26 91 83 5 16 3 0 2 25 5 2 2 1 0 11 0 0 .193 .253 .301 .186 -5.5 -1.0 -0.6
1997 NYN 28 133 498 467 53 131 25 1 9 185 20 54 3 5 3 52 2 6 .281 .311 .396 .247 5.9 0.1 0.6
1998 NYN 29 147 551 511 46 136 27 1 7 186 24 55 6 7 3 53 0 1 .266 .303 .364 .234 -6.5 -3.8 -1.0
1999 CLE 30 22 63 57 4 13 0 0 1 16 4 10 0 1 1 5 1 1 .228 .274 .281 .198 -2.6 -0.3 -0.3
1999 SDN 30 33 89 80 6 20 1 0 2 27 6 14 2 0 1 5 1 0 .250 .318 .338 .244 -1.2 -2.5 -0.3
2002 BOS 33 73 194 182 17 52 11 0 2 69 7 20 2 2 1 19 6 0 .286 .316 .379 .238 -0.2 0.4 0.0
2003 ARI 34 105 231 207 31 71 13 0 4 96 18 20 2 3 1 39 1 1 .343 .396 .464 .284 9.2 -1.4 0.8
2004 ARI 35 79 94 85 6 20 2 0 2 28 6 12 3 0 0 11 0 0 .235 .309 .329 .204 -3.3 -0.2 -0.3
2005 WAS 36 93 174 158 18 40 7 0 2 53 7 17 8 0 1 19 0 0 .253 .318 .335 .236 -0.3 -1.6 -0.2
Career16305895543973115832791713422982915807366267745924.291.332.423.264177.3-6.017.8

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 TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
1986 CSC A 111 416 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .304 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1987 CSC A 134 573 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .369 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1988 WIC AA 122 487 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .312 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 LVG AAA 132 562 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .323 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 CLE MLB 108 338 .259 .258 .323 .382 .259 .292 99 -0.2 9.1 1.5 3.5 0.5 10.9 1.5 10.9 1.5
1990 CSP AAA 12 55 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .400 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 CLE MLB 158 654 .279 .257 .324 .388 .262 .313 98 12 17.7 0.9 8.6 -1.5 29.2 4.0 29.2 4.0
1992 CLE MLB 161 716 .289 .257 .323 .382 .263 .325 105 19.9 18.6 -0.9 -2.4 0.4 37.9 3.9 37.9 3.9
1993 CLE MLB 154 680 .289 .266 .334 .406 .262 .327 101 21.2 19.5 -1.3 11.6 2.0 41.5 5.4 41.5 5.4
1994 CLE MLB 103 469 .287 .278 .348 .444 .270 .311 101 14.2 14.2 -0.7 -6.7 1.7 29.4 2.2 29.4 2.2
1995 CLE MLB 135 600 .283 .272 .344 .431 .267 .310 98 15.5 18.0 -0.9 -0.2 -0.2 32.3 3.1 32.3 3.1
1996 CLE MLB 100 453 .234 .279 .351 .448 .271 .262 101 -13.4 14.0 -0.6 -10.1 0.6 0.6 -0.9 0.6 -0.9
1996 NYN MLB 26 91 .186 .263 .327 .404 .252 .175 94 -7.8 2.8 -1.2 -1.0 0.7 -5.5 -0.6 -5.5 -0.6
1997 NYN MLB 133 498 .247 .260 .326 .406 .255 .298 99 -7.4 13.3 -0.7 0.1 0.7 5.9 0.6 5.9 0.6
1998 NYN MLB 147 551 .234 .265 .331 .417 .259 .283 95 -15.6 14.3 -0.7 -3.8 -4.5 -6.5 -1.0 -6.5 -1.0
1999 CLE MLB 22 63 .198 .269 .344 .427 .262 .255 105 -4.6 1.8 0.1 -0.3 0.1 -2.6 -0.3 -2.6 -0.3
1999 SDN MLB 33 89 .244 .263 .335 .413 .252 .281 97 -1.7 2.4 0 -2.5 -1.9 -1.2 -0.3 -1.2 -0.3
1999 IND AAA 0 232 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .305 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 LVG AAA 0 101 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .286 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 BOS MLB 73 194 .238 .262 .326 .416 .260 .309 97 -4.6 5.2 -2.3 0.4 1.5 -0.2 0.0 -0.2 0.0
2003 ARI MLB 105 231 .284 .258 .326 .414 .257 .360 104 5.9 6.1 -1.6 -1.4 -1.2 9.2 0.8 9.2 0.8
2004 ARI MLB 79 94 .204 .259 .325 .413 .255 .254 100 -5.8 2.8 -0.4 -0.2 0.1 -3.3 -0.3 -3.3 -0.3
2004 TUC AAA 1 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .250 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 WAS MLB 93 174 .236 .259 .319 .405 .254 .273 90 -4.4 5.0 -0.7 -1.6 -0.3 -0.3 -0.2 -0.3 -0.2

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
1986 CSC A 416 57 102 14 4 7 41 26 60 6 1 .270 .324 .384 .114 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1987 CSC A 573 83 157 23 9 7 50 38 107 26 21 .305 .363 .425 .120 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1988 WIC AA 487 67 121 28 1 12 65 31 83 4 4 .273 .333 .421 .149 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 LVG AAA 562 63 143 28 2 10 74 30 98 6 6 .275 .322 .394 .119 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 CSP AAA 55 11 19 2 1 1 11 5 4 1 0 .380 .436 .520 .140 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 CLE MLB 338 46 81 17 2 7 47 16 57 0 2 .260 .300 .394 .135 .259 10.9 3.5 1.5
1991 CLE MLB 654 80 171 28 2 11 69 48 74 3 2 .288 .346 .398 .110 .279 29.2 8.6 4.0
1992 CLE MLB 716 92 205 32 1 20 105 35 76 10 2 .312 .354 .455 .143 .289 37.9 -2.4 3.9
1993 CLE MLB 680 105 200 28 6 21 114 34 68 15 4 .321 .355 .486 .165 .289 41.5 11.6 5.4
1994 CLE MLB 469 81 139 32 2 19 80 10 45 8 2 .314 .333 .525 .210 .287 29.4 -6.7 2.2
1995 CLE MLB 600 87 175 28 2 15 90 35 31 11 2 .314 .355 .452 .138 .283 32.3 -0.2 3.1
1996 NYN MLB 91 5 16 3 0 2 11 5 2 0 0 .193 .253 .301 .108 .186 -5.5 -1.0 -0.6
1996 CLE MLB 453 54 113 25 0 10 55 16 25 1 1 .267 .302 .396 .130 .234 0.6 -10.1 -0.9
1997 NYN MLB 498 53 131 25 1 9 52 20 54 2 6 .281 .311 .396 .116 .247 5.9 0.1 0.6
1998 NYN MLB 551 46 136 27 1 7 53 24 55 0 1 .266 .303 .364 .098 .234 -6.5 -3.8 -1.0
1999 CLE MLB 63 4 13 0 0 1 5 4 10 1 1 .228 .274 .281 .053 .198 -2.6 -0.3 -0.3
1999 SDN MLB 89 6 20 1 0 2 5 6 14 1 0 .250 .318 .338 .087 .244 -1.2 -2.5 -0.3
1999 IND AAA 232 32 64 10 0 3 27 10 18 2 1 .290 .323 .376 .086 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 LVG AAA 101 15 26 7 0 2 9 9 5 0 0 .286 .356 .429 .143 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 BOS MLB 194 17 52 11 0 2 19 7 20 6 0 .286 .316 .379 .093 .238 -0.2 0.4 0.0
2003 ARI MLB 231 31 71 13 0 4 39 18 20 1 1 .343 .396 .464 .121 .284 9.2 -1.4 0.8
2004 ARI MLB 94 6 20 2 0 2 11 6 12 0 0 .235 .309 .329 .094 .204 -3.3 -0.2 -0.3
2004 TUC AAA 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .500 .250 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 WAS MLB 174 18 40 7 0 2 19 7 17 0 0 .253 .318 .335 .082 .236 -0.3 -1.6 -0.2

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
2004-09-12 2004-09-16 DTD 4 4 - General Medical Illness - -
2004-06-10 2004-07-19 15-DL 39 34 Left Lower Leg Strain Calf -
2002-07-02 2002-07-26 15-DL 24 22 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring -
1997-07-30 1997-08-06 DTD 7 6 Left Trunk Strain Ribcage - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2005 WAS $350,000
2004 ARI $1,000,000
2003 ARI $500,000
2002 BOS $700,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$2,550,000
4 yrTotal$2,550,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
11 y 97 dScott Boras

Details
  • retired 8/06 contract purchased 4/05 signed as a free agent from AZ 2/05 (minor-league contract) re-signed as a free agent 12/03, 1 year/$1M (04)
  • signed as a free agent from BOS 1/03 (minor-league contract) contract purchased 3/02
  • 1 year/$0.7M (02)
  • signed 1/01 (minor-league contract)

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2011-08-04 13:00:00 (link to chat)Falling off a cliff batters: Carlos Baerga? Falling off a cliff pitchers: Steve Blass?
(dianagramr from NYC)
Baerga went from great to replacement level seemingly overnight, but he wasn't worst-player-in-the-league awful. Blass... well, if they name a syndrome after you, don't you get a pass? (Jay Jaffe)
2008-12-10 14:00:00 (link to chat)Robbie Cano - should the Yankees stick with him or move him for a young Dodger outfielder (if possible)? What's your gut feeling on his production for the life of the deal he signed?
(Phil from NJ)
I would trade him the next time he hits .320. Dealing him now is a waste. He's a better-conditioned, slightly-less-talented Carlos Baerga. (Joe Sheehan)
2008-01-23 13:00:00 (link to chat)Robinson Cano's PECOTA? Does he project to be a high-variability player? Thanks!
(Tony from Brooklyn, NY)
He's not particuarly high-variability. He's either going to be a pretty good ballplayer like Carlos Baerga or a really freakin' good ballplayer like ... someone better than Carlos Baerga. The scenarios where he crashes and burns are pretty much off the table at this point. (Nate Silver)


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