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Shea Hillenbrand 3BBlue Jays

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
12 3816 .284 .321 .440 .260 6
Birth Date7-27-1975
Height6' 1"
Weight200 lbs
Age43 years, 2 months, 19 days
BatsR
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
2001 BOS 25 139 493 468 52 123 20 2 12 183 13 61 7 4 1 49 3 4 .263 .291 .391 .241 3.8 -3.2 0.1
2002 BOS 26 156 676 634 94 186 43 4 18 291 25 95 12 5 0 83 4 2 .293 .330 .459 .280 35.4 0.4 3.6
2003 ARI 27 85 354 330 40 88 18 1 17 159 17 44 2 5 0 59 0 0 .267 .302 .482 .261 5.4 -7.8 -0.2
2003 BOS 27 49 200 185 20 56 17 0 3 82 7 26 4 4 0 38 1 0 .303 .335 .443 .262 5.5 -2.2 0.3
2004 ARI 28 148 604 562 68 174 36 3 15 261 24 49 12 6 0 80 2 0 .310 .348 .464 .276 20.2 -4.6 1.5
2005 TOR 29 152 645 594 91 173 36 2 18 267 26 79 22 3 0 82 5 1 .291 .343 .449 .267 20.9 -3.9 1.7
2006 SFN 30 60 247 234 33 58 12 0 9 97 7 40 3 3 0 29 0 0 .248 .275 .415 .236 -3.9 1.6 -0.2
2006 TOR 30 81 319 296 40 89 15 1 12 142 14 40 6 3 0 39 1 2 .301 .342 .480 .262 5.7 -1.7 0.4
2007 ANA 31 53 204 197 19 50 5 0 3 64 5 18 1 1 0 22 0 2 .254 .275 .325 .213 -8.0 -0.4 -0.8
2007 LAN 31 20 74 70 6 17 0 2 1 24 2 12 0 2 0 9 0 1 .243 .257 .343 .185 -2.8 -0.7 -0.3
Career943381635704631014202151081570140464693614901612.284.321.440.26082.2-22.56.0

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
1996 LOW A- 72 307 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .351 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 MIC A 0 234 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .308 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 SAR A+ 0 229 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 MIC A 0 527 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .360 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 TRN AA 0 299 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .266 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 TRN AA 0 556 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .334 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 BOS MLB 139 493 .241 .266 .332 .428 .264 .278 96 -10 13.5 1.5 -3.2 -1.2 3.8 0.1 3.8 0.1
2002 BOS MLB 156 676 .280 .269 .336 .433 .269 .319 98 14.2 18.0 2.7 0.4 0.5 35.4 3.6 35.4 3.6
2003 ARI MLB 85 354 .261 .261 .329 .416 .258 .259 104 0.3 9.3 -3.7 -7.8 -0.5 5.4 -0.2 5.4 -0.2
2003 BOS MLB 49 200 .262 .276 .337 .443 .268 .331 106 0.3 5.5 -1.1 -2.2 0.7 5.5 0.3 5.5 0.3
2003 TUC AAA 3 10 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 ARI MLB 148 604 .276 .264 .329 .425 .259 .315 100 10.8 18.0 -10.1 -4.6 1.5 20.2 1.5 20.2 1.5
2005 TOR MLB 152 645 .267 .267 .331 .422 .263 .310 104 4.6 18.6 -6.9 -3.9 4.6 20.9 1.7 20.9 1.7
2006 SFN MLB 60 247 .236 .264 .325 .428 .260 .261 91 -6.7 7.4 -4.2 1.6 -0.5 -3.9 -0.2 -3.9 -0.2
2006 TOR MLB 81 319 .262 .275 .341 .434 .261 .312 108 0.9 9.6 -4.7 -1.7 -0.2 5.7 0.4 5.7 0.4
2007 ANA MLB 53 204 .213 .278 .342 .434 .269 .266 101 -10.7 6.1 -3.8 -0.4 0.5 -8.0 -0.8 -8.0 -0.8
2007 LAN MLB 20 74 .185 .256 .327 .415 .255 .271 98 -6.1 2.2 0.3 -0.7 0.9 -2.8 -0.3 -2.8 -0.3
2007 LVG AAA 3 13 .405 .272 .334 .421 .263 .667 121 2.1 0.4 -0.2 -0.2 0.3 2.6 0.2 2.6 0.2
2007 POR AAA 9 35 .126 .260 .326 .414 .255 .167 93 -5.2 1.1 0.1 -0.6 -0.2 -4.2 -0.5 -4.2 -0.5

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
1996 LOW A- 307 33 88 18 2 2 38 18 32 4 3 .315 .374 .416 .100 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 SAR A+ 229 25 65 12 0 2 28 7 29 9 8 .295 .323 .377 .082 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 MIC A 234 28 65 13 3 3 39 9 20 1 3 .290 .321 .415 .125 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 MIC A 527 80 174 33 4 19 92 19 49 13 7 .349 .385 .546 .197 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 TRN AA 299 41 73 15 0 7 36 14 27 6 5 .259 .301 .387 .128 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 TRN AA 556 77 171 35 3 11 79 19 39 3 3 .323 .356 .463 .140 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 BOS MLB 493 52 123 20 2 12 49 13 61 3 4 .263 .291 .391 .128 .241 3.8 -3.2 0.1
2002 BOS MLB 676 94 186 43 4 18 83 25 95 4 2 .293 .330 .459 .166 .280 35.4 0.4 3.6
2003 TUC AAA 10 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .300 .300 .400 .100 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 ARI MLB 354 40 88 18 1 17 59 17 44 0 0 .267 .302 .482 .215 .261 5.4 -7.8 -0.2
2003 BOS MLB 200 20 56 17 0 3 38 7 26 1 0 .303 .335 .443 .141 .262 5.5 -2.2 0.3
2004 ARI MLB 604 68 174 36 3 15 80 24 49 2 0 .310 .348 .464 .155 .276 20.2 -4.6 1.5
2005 TOR MLB 645 91 173 36 2 18 82 26 79 5 1 .291 .343 .449 .158 .267 20.9 -3.9 1.7
2006 TOR MLB 319 40 89 15 1 12 39 14 40 1 2 .301 .342 .480 .179 .262 5.7 -1.7 0.4
2006 SFN MLB 247 33 58 12 0 9 29 7 40 0 0 .248 .275 .415 .167 .236 -3.9 1.6 -0.2
2007 LVG AAA 13 3 7 1 0 1 4 0 3 0 0 .538 .538 .846 .308 .405 2.6 -0.2 0.2
2007 LAN MLB 74 6 17 0 2 1 9 2 12 0 1 .243 .257 .343 .100 .185 -2.8 -0.7 -0.3
2007 ANA MLB 204 19 50 5 0 3 22 5 18 0 2 .254 .275 .325 .071 .213 -8.0 -0.4 -0.8
2007 POR AAA 35 2 5 1 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 .147 .171 .176 .029 .126 -4.2 -0.6 -0.5

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
2003-06-09 2003-06-30 15-DL 21 17 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique -
1999-09-01 1999-10-19 60-DL 48 30 Right Knee Recovery From Surgery ACL 1999-07-22 -
1999-07-05 1999-09-01 Minors 58 0 Right Knee Surgery ACL 1999-07-22 -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2007 ANA $6,500,000
2006 TOR $5,800,000
2005 TOR $3,870,000
2004 ARI $2,600,000
2003 BOS, ARI $407,500
2002 BOS $260,000
2001 BOS $200,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
7 yrPrevious$19,637,500
7 yrTotal$19,637,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
7 y 23 dAdam Katz1 yr/$6.5M (07)+$6.5M 08 cl opt

Details
  • FA after refused sent outright to 10/12/07 contract purchased 8/13/07
  • signed as a free agent from SD 8/11/07 (minor-league contract)
  • signed as a free agent from LAA 7/27/07 (minor-league contract)
  • released 7/9/07
  • designated for assignment 6/29/07
  • signed as a free agent from SF 12/06, 1 year/$6.5M (07)+$6.5M 08 club option, 07:$6M, 08:$6.5M club option (vest with 600 plate appearances 07) $0.5M buyout
  • acquired in trade from TOR 7/06 designated for assignment 7/06 avoided arbitration 2/06 ($6.7M-$5M), 1 year/$5.8M (06)+$50K ($25K each 610,635 plate appearances)
  • avoided arbitration 1/05, 1 year/$3.87M (05) ($4.35M-$3.45M)
  • acquired in trade from AZ 1/05
  • re-signed 2/04, 1 year/$2.6M (04) (avoided arbitration, $2.875M-$2.4M)
  • acquired in trade from BOS 5/03 1 year/$0.4075M (03) 3/03
  • 1 year/$0.26M (02) 3/02

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DateQuestionAnswer
2009-07-21 13:00:00 (link to chat)A couple of questions about your interviews. Who's the nicest, genuinely nicest person you've interviewed? Who has been the most surprisingly candid with you? I enjoy your interviews, but sometimes the subject is well-skilled in not revealing anything or offending anyone. Thanks.
(GrinnellSteve from Iowa)
Far too many players are well-skilled in not revealing much, which is no big surprise given that they are often schooled to do so. The nicest person? That is difficult to answer. I will say that the most recent Q&A to go up, Cody Ross, is probably on the short list.

The most candid is also a difficult question. Off the top of my head, maybe Shea Hillenbrand? (David Laurila)


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