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Bobby Higginson LFTigers

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
14 5660 .272 .358 .455 112 26.6
Birth Date8-18-1970
Height5' 11"
Weight180 lbs
Age48 years, 11 months, 2 days
BatsL
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
1995 DET 24 131 486 92 17 5 14 62 107 5 6 4 .224 .329 .393 92 -3.5 1.8 16.5 2.4
1996 DET 25 130 515 141 35 0 26 65 66 1 6 3 .320 .404 .577 141 30.6 -3.6 -4.5 3.2
1997 DET 26 146 623 163 30 5 27 70 85 3 12 7 .299 .379 .520 129 25.6 2.5 16.2 5.6
1998 DET 27 157 685 174 37 4 25 63 101 6 3 3 .284 .355 .480 114 13.5 2.7 4.3 3.1
1999 DET 28 107 445 90 18 0 12 64 66 2 4 6 .239 .351 .382 98 1.1 -1.8 -5.5 0.1
2000 DET 29 154 678 179 44 4 30 74 99 2 15 3 .300 .377 .538 126 28.0 3.0 12.7 5.6
2001 DET 30 147 633 150 28 6 17 80 65 2 20 12 .277 .367 .445 112 12.4 0.6 14.8 4.1
2002 DET 31 119 499 125 24 3 10 41 45 6 12 5 .282 .345 .417 102 3.5 0.4 3.7 1.9
2003 DET 32 130 538 110 13 4 14 59 73 3 8 8 .235 .320 .369 95 -1.4 -1.3 -4.9 0.1
2004 DET 33 131 531 110 24 2 12 70 84 7 5 2 .246 .353 .388 99 0.6 -3.3 -0.7 0.6
2005 DET 34 10 27 2 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 .077 .111 .077 73 -0.9 0.0 -0.8 -0.1
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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
1992 NIA A- NYP 70 268 .000 .000 .000 .357 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 LAK A+ FSL 61 268 .000 .000 .000 .335 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 LON AA EAS 63 246 .000 .000 .000 .355 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 TOL AAA INT 137 530 .000 .000 .000 .305 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 DET MLB AL 131 486 .266 .342 .421 .264 102 -2.4 14.6 -4.3 92 10 16.5 1.8 -3.5 2.4
1996 DET MLB AL 130 515 .274 .348 .444 .325 99 36.7 15.9 -4.2 141 12 -4.5 -3.6 30.6 3.2
1996 TOL AAA INT 3 16 .000 .000 .000 .308 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 DET MLB AL 146 623 .272 .337 .432 .311 98 30.6 17.2 -5.2 129 8 16.2 2.5 25.6 5.6
1998 DET MLB AL 157 685 .269 .333 .428 .304 98 19 18.6 -7.3 114 9 4.3 2.7 13.5 3.1
1999 DET MLB AL 107 445 .275 .346 .438 .259 99 2 12.4 -5.7 98 8 -5.5 -1.8 1.1 0.1
2000 DET MLB AL 154 678 .278 .352 .448 .316 86 51.7 21.4 -5.6 126 8 12.7 3.0 28.0 5.6
2001 DET MLB AL 147 633 .263 .327 .423 .284 100 14.4 18.9 -4.7 112 9 14.8 0.6 12.4 4.1
2002 DET MLB AL 119 499 .263 .327 .420 .290 95 7.5 14.4 -3.5 102 10 3.7 0.4 3.5 1.9
2003 DET MLB AL 130 538 .261 .325 .414 .247 96 -6.4 14.7 -6 95 9 -4.9 -1.3 -1.4 0.1
2004 DET MLB AL 131 531 .272 .337 .437 .275 103 -3.5 15.8 -6.1 99 8 -0.7 -3.3 0.6 0.6
2005 DET MLB AL 10 27 .277 .335 .451 .095 102 -5.3 0.8 -0.3 73 13 -0.8 0.0 -0.9 -0.1

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
1992 NIA A- NYP 268 232 35 68 17 4 2 99 37 33 47 12 8 .293 .381 .427 .134 2 2
1993 LAK A+ FSL 268 223 42 67 11 7 3 101 25 40 31 8 3 .300 .406 .453 .152 2 2
1993 LON AA EAS 246 224 25 69 15 4 4 104 35 19 37 3 4 .308 .362 .464 .156 0 0
1994 TOL AAA INT 530 476 81 131 28 3 23 234 67 46 99 16 8 .275 .345 .492 .216 0 0
1995 DET MLB AL 486 410 61 92 17 5 14 161 43 62 107 6 4 .224 .329 .393 .168 7 2
1996 DET MLB AL 515 440 75 141 35 0 26 254 81 65 66 6 3 .320 .404 .577 .257 6 3
1996 TOL AAA INT 16 13 4 4 0 1 0 6 1 3 0 0 0 .308 .438 .462 .154 0 0
1997 DET MLB AL 623 546 94 163 30 5 27 284 101 70 85 12 7 .299 .379 .520 .222 4 0
1998 DET MLB AL 685 612 92 174 37 4 25 294 85 63 101 3 3 .284 .355 .480 .196 4 0
1999 DET MLB AL 445 377 51 90 18 0 12 144 46 64 66 4 6 .239 .351 .382 .143 2 0
2000 DET MLB AL 678 597 104 179 44 4 30 321 102 74 99 15 3 .300 .377 .538 .238 3 2
2001 DET MLB AL 633 541 84 150 28 6 17 241 71 80 65 20 12 .277 .367 .445 .168 9 1
2002 DET MLB AL 499 444 50 125 24 3 10 185 63 41 45 12 5 .282 .345 .417 .135 7 1
2003 DET MLB AL 538 469 61 110 13 4 14 173 52 59 73 8 8 .235 .320 .369 .134 6 1
2004 DET MLB AL 531 448 63 110 24 2 12 174 64 70 84 5 2 .246 .353 .388 .143 4 2
2005 DET MLB AL 27 26 1 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 5 0 0 .077 .111 .077 .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
2005-05-06 2005-10-03 60-DL 150 135 Right Elbow Surgery Bone Chips and Bone Spur 2005-05-26
2003-06-29 2003-07-25 15-DL 26 22 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2002-06-09 2002-07-11 15-DL 32 25 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2001-05-20 2001-06-05 15-DL 16 13 Left Trunk Strain Rib Cage - -
1999-09-13 1999-10-03 DTD 20 19 Right Surgery Big Toe 1999-09-15 -
1999-07-24 1999-08-24 15-DL 31 27 Right Sprain Big Toe - -
1997-06-11 1997-06-26 15-DL 15 13 - Abdomen Strain - -
1996-05-11 1996-06-07 15-DL 27 22 - Not Disclosed - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2005 DET $8,850,000
2004 DET $8,850,000
2003 DET $11,850,000
2002 DET $5,850,000
2001 DET $5,325,000
2000 DET $4,425,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
6 yrPrevious$45,150,000
6 yrTotal$45,150,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
10 yEd Hayes4 years/$35.4M (2002-05)

Details
  • 4 years/$35.4M (2002-05). 02:$5.85M, 03:$11.85M, 04:$8.85M, 05:$8.85M. No-trade protection through 2003. Limited no-trade protection in 2004-05.
  • 4 year/$16M (98-01)

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
2008-07-25 14:00:00 (link to chat)Adam Lind has been raking lately...can he keep it up?
(uptick from St. Louis, MO)
Yes. He's Bobby Higginson or Geoff Jenkins with less defense. (Joe Sheehan)


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