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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
18 2794 .243 .314 .330 .234 3.8
Birth Date8-31-1979
Height5' 11"
Weight185 lbs
Age38 years, 7 months, 24 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
2002 DET 22 65 249 222 33 54 5 5 4 81 13 48 8 2 4 20 8 5 .243 .306 .365 .239 6.2 5.9 1.2
2003 DET 23 141 507 444 41 100 18 1 2 126 33 66 10 2 18 29 10 4 .225 .292 .284 .215 -5.4 -7.0 -1.2
2004 SEA 24 19 45 39 8 7 1 0 0 8 3 3 1 0 2 2 0 0 .179 .256 .205 .170 -3.0 -1.0 -0.4
2005 SEA 25 8 13 8 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 .125 .417 .125 .241 0.1 -0.1 0.0
2006 DET 26 43 86 80 9 18 1 1 0 21 1 14 1 0 4 3 2 0 .225 .244 .263 .173 -5.3 -1.3 -0.6
2007 DET 27 32 74 67 10 19 5 1 0 26 1 10 3 0 3 7 3 0 .284 .324 .388 .277 5.5 1.9 0.7
2008 DET 28 58 156 124 30 35 6 2 4 57 22 17 5 0 5 18 1 0 .282 .411 .460 .302 13.3 -1.4 1.2
2009 DET 29 93 296 262 29 70 6 2 7 101 17 57 4 3 10 35 1 2 .267 .318 .385 .244 5.3 -0.9 0.4
2010 DET 30 112 367 320 38 84 9 1 3 104 30 56 7 2 8 22 2 2 .263 .337 .325 .241 6.4 7.7 1.5
2011 DET 31 101 294 258 29 67 11 3 5 99 17 38 4 4 11 30 0 0 .260 .311 .384 .242 4.9 2.8 0.8
2012 DET 32 93 259 228 19 47 7 1 2 62 20 39 5 1 5 17 1 0 .206 .283 .272 .198 -7.1 -1.1 -0.9
2013 DET 33 80 234 205 27 46 8 1 1 59 21 32 1 1 6 14 0 1 .224 .298 .288 .230 -0.2 1.7 0.2
2014 CIN 34 75 214 179 20 44 8 0 2 58 24 38 3 1 17 2 1 .246 .343 .324 .262 6.5 1.5 0.9
Career920279424362955928518308032034205516772143015.243.314.330.23427.38.73.8

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
1999 ONE A- 0 53 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .432 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 WMI A 0 425 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .321 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 LAK A+ 120 512 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .297 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 DET MLB 65 249 .239 .259 .324 .417 .259 .291 98 -5.6 6.6 3.3 5.9 1.9 6.2 1.2 6.2 1.2
2002 ERI AA 22 84 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .312 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 TOL AAA 9 33 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .455 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 DET MLB 141 507 .215 .262 .326 .418 .258 .259 96 -24.8 13.8 3.7 -7.0 1.9 -5.4 -1.2 -5.4 -1.2
2004 SEA MLB 19 45 .170 .279 .333 .454 .264 .194 102 -4.5 1.3 0.6 -1.0 -0.4 -3.0 -0.4 -3.0 -0.4
2004 TAC AAA 71 293 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .206 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 SEA MLB 8 13 .241 .254 .338 .366 .242 .167 110 -0.3 0.4 0 -0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0
2005 TAC AAA 129 517 .252 .280 .351 .443 .276 .262 86 -3.9 13.4 0.7 15.4 4.2 14.4 2.8 14.4 2.8
2006 DET MLB 43 86 .173 .264 .329 .422 .252 .273 106 -8.3 2.6 0.7 -1.3 -0.2 -5.3 -0.6 -5.3 -0.6
2006 TOL AAA 25 100 .279 .254 .322 .390 .261 .271 94 1.8 2.5 0.5 -3.3 -0.2 4.5 0.1 4.5 0.1
2007 DET MLB 32 74 .277 .271 .334 .419 .261 .333 101 1.4 2.2 1 1.9 0.9 5.5 0.7 5.5 0.7
2007 TOL AAA 91 402 .241 .263 .334 .398 .261 .298 92 -8.4 11.7 5.3 22.7 -1.0 7.6 2.9 7.6 2.9
2008 DET MLB 58 156 .302 .270 .337 .425 .262 .301 107 7 4.5 1.2 -1.4 0.6 13.3 1.2 13.3 1.2
2008 TOL AAA 8 33 .193 .260 .326 .401 .267 .273 86 -2.4 1.0 0.4 -2.2 0.2 -0.8 -0.3 -0.8 -0.3
2009 DET MLB 93 296 .244 .261 .327 .418 .257 .313 104 -5.1 8.5 2.8 -0.9 -0.9 5.3 0.4 5.3 0.4
2010 DET MLB 112 367 .241 .259 .324 .403 .255 .308 111 -7.2 10.1 3.3 7.7 0.1 6.4 1.5 6.4 1.5
2011 DET MLB 101 294 .242 .257 .320 .401 .259 .283 106 -5.2 7.9 0.9 2.8 1.3 4.9 0.8 4.9 0.8
2012 DET MLB 93 259 .198 .252 .315 .406 .259 .239 104 -15.8 7.1 0.6 -1.1 1.1 -7.1 -0.9 -7.1 -0.9
2012 ESC Wnt 21 96 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .366 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 DET MLB 80 234 .230 .254 .316 .396 .264 .260 100 -6.7 6.2 1 1.7 -0.7 -0.2 0.2 -0.2 0.2
2014 CIN MLB 75 214 .262 .248 .309 .377 .257 .300 100 0.4 5.5 1 1.5 -0.4 6.5 0.9 6.5 0.9
2015 BUF AAA 33 139 .193 .259 .324 .367 .256 .245 94 -9.8 3.9 0.1 -0.3 -1.4 -7.2 -0.8 -7.2 -0.8
2016 TOR Wnt 31 98 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .243 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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
1999 ONE A- 53 9 17 1 2 1 8 2 12 5 0 .340 .377 .500 .160 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 WMI A 425 69 103 15 1 1 42 34 60 39 12 .272 .351 .325 .053 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 LAK A+ 512 64 115 15 3 2 46 54 60 34 8 .268 .354 .331 .063 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 DET MLB 249 33 54 5 5 4 20 13 48 8 5 .243 .306 .365 .122 .239 6.2 5.9 1.2
2002 TOL AAA 33 8 12 1 0 2 6 3 4 0 2 .429 .515 .679 .250 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 ERI AA 84 9 21 0 2 1 7 3 12 6 0 .280 .325 .373 .093 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 DET MLB 507 41 100 18 1 2 29 33 66 10 4 .225 .292 .284 .059 .215 -5.4 -7.0 -1.2
2004 TAC AAA 293 35 47 7 2 1 24 24 31 9 6 .193 .280 .251 .058 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 SEA MLB 45 8 7 1 0 0 2 3 3 0 0 .179 .256 .205 .026 .170 -3.0 -1.0 -0.4
2005 SEA MLB 13 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .125 .417 .125 .000 .241 0.1 -0.1 0.0
2005 TAC AAA 517 68 111 22 3 10 50 38 62 18 7 .252 .321 .383 .132 .252 14.4 15.4 2.8
2006 TOL AAA 100 13 21 6 0 2 12 9 18 2 1 .253 .310 .398 .145 .279 4.5 -3.3 0.1
2006 DET MLB 86 9 18 1 1 0 3 1 14 2 0 .225 .244 .263 .037 .173 -5.3 -1.3 -0.6
2007 DET MLB 74 10 19 5 1 0 7 1 10 3 0 .284 .324 .388 .104 .277 5.5 1.9 0.7
2007 TOL AAA 402 40 96 19 4 3 30 16 61 8 9 .263 .302 .362 .099 .241 7.6 22.7 2.9
2008 DET MLB 156 30 35 6 2 4 18 22 17 1 0 .282 .411 .460 .177 .302 13.3 -1.4 1.2
2008 TOL AAA 33 3 6 2 0 0 3 2 7 0 0 .214 .303 .286 .071 .193 -0.8 -2.2 -0.3
2009 DET MLB 296 29 70 6 2 7 35 17 57 1 2 .267 .318 .385 .118 .244 5.3 -0.9 0.4
2010 DET MLB 367 38 84 9 1 3 22 30 56 2 2 .263 .337 .325 .062 .241 6.4 7.7 1.5
2011 DET MLB 294 29 67 11 3 5 30 17 38 0 0 .260 .311 .384 .124 .242 4.9 2.8 0.8
2012 DET MLB 259 19 47 7 1 2 17 20 39 1 0 .206 .283 .272 .066 .198 -7.1 -1.1 -0.9
2012 ESC Wnt 96 20 27 5 0 1 9 11 11 5 0 .325 .411 .422 .096 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 DET MLB 234 27 46 8 1 1 14 21 32 0 1 .224 .298 .288 .063 .230 -0.2 1.7 0.2
2014 CIN MLB 214 20 44 8 0 2 17 24 38 2 1 .246 .343 .324 .078 .262 6.5 1.5 0.9
2015 BUF AAA 139 11 25 2 0 0 5 11 22 2 3 .202 .283 .218 .016 .193 -7.2 -0.3 -0.8
2016 TOR Wnt 98 3 17 1 0 0 7 10 13 2 0 .207 .305 .220 .012 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0

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
2008 604 0.4818 0.3874 0.8803 0.5464 0.2396 0.9119 0.8133 0.1197 300 -0.006523
2009 1007 0.5025 0.4657 0.8294 0.6225 0.3074 0.8952 0.6948 0.1706 395 0.001858
2010 1344 0.4970 0.4420 0.8721 0.6003 0.2855 0.9127 0.7876 0.1279 594 -0.005804
2011 1037 0.5053 0.4368 0.8653 0.5954 0.2749 0.9167 0.7518 0.1347 463 0.002096
2012 910 0.4945 0.4121 0.8587 0.5444 0.2826 0.9224 0.7385 0.1413 447 -0.001973
2013 880 0.4966 0.4023 0.8842 0.6110 0.1964 0.9288 0.7471 0.1158 416 0.001492
2014 804 0.5000 0.3507 0.8511 0.4677 0.2338 0.9255 0.7021 0.1489 426 -0.004095
Career65860.49770.41920.86250.57550.26440.91560.74750.1375451.3796-0.0017

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
2013-08-09 2013-08-14 DTD 5 5 Right Knee Inflammation - -
2013-02-24 2013-03-08 Camp 12 0 Right Lower Leg Strain Calf - -
2012-04-08 2012-04-11 DTD 3 2 - General Medical Illness - -
2010-06-20 2010-06-20 DTD 0 0 Left Ankle Sprain -
2010-03-14 2010-03-17 Camp 3 0 - General Medical Illness -
2009-07-29 2009-07-31 DTD 2 1 Right Lower Leg Contusion Foul Ball Off Shin -
2008-06-05 2008-07-08 15-DL 33 29 Left Shoulder Separation AC Joint -
2007-07-14 2007-08-11 Minors 28 0 Right Fingers Fracture - -
2002-09-21 2002-09-29 DTD 8 7 Left Shoulder Surgery Instability 2002-09-26 -
2002-07-24 2002-09-01 15-DL 39 37 Right Wrist Surgery Hamate Fracture 2002-07-25
2000-08-16 2000-08-28 Minors 12 0 Right Shoulder Impingement - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2015 TOR $
2014 CIN $1,100,000
2013 DET $2,100,000
2012 DET $2,100,000
2011 DET $1,350,000
2010 DET $1,250,000
2009 DET $825,000
2008 DET $575,000
2007 DET $500,000
2006 DET $375,000
2003 DET $307,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
10 yrPrevious$10,482,000
10 yrTotal$10,482,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
10 y 95 dBeverly Hills Sports Council1 year (2015)

Details
  • 1 year (2015). Signed by Toronto as a free agent 1/30/15 (minor-league contract). Salary of $1.1M in majors. Released by Toronto 3/30/15. Re-signed by Toronto as a free agent 4/6/15 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$1.1M (2014). Signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 1/29/14 (minor-league contract). Salary of $1.1M in majors. Contract selected by Cincinnati 3/14.
  • 2 years/$4.2M (2012-13). Re-signed by Detroit as a free agent 11/30/11. 12:$2.1M, 13:$2.1M.
  • 2 years/$2.5M (2010-11). Signed extension with Detroit 12/16/09 (avoided arbitration). 10-11: $1.25M annually. Bonuses.
  • 1 year/$0.825M (2009). Re-signed by Detroit 12/12/08 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.575M (2008). Re-signed by Detroit 11/12/07 (avoided arbitration). $25,000 in performance bonus based on PAs.
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2007). Re-signed by Detroit 11/06 (avoided arbitration). Split contract, $0.2M in minors). Performance bonuses: $20,000 each for 250, 300, 350, 400, 450 PAs.
  • 1 year/$0.375M (2006). Signed by Detroit as a free agent 1/06 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Detroit 4/06.
  • 1 year (2005). Contract purchased by Seattle 9/05. Released by Seattle 11/05.
  • 1 year (2004). Acquired by Seattle in trade from Detroit 1/04. Signed by Seattle 2/04.
  • 1 year/$0.307M (2003). Re-signed by Detroit 1/03.
  • 1 year (2002). Contract purchased by Detroit 5/02.
  • Signed by Detroit 7/98 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic.

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2012-11-20 13:00:00 (link to chat)What is your assessment of carlos sanchez? is he good enough to diplace gordon beckham this year?
(temple from madison)
Sanchez handles the bat well, makes contact, above-average runner, but lacks baseball instincts and has no power. Relies a lot on his feet and making contact... many of the hits he tallied in A+, AA, will be taken away in AAA and especially MLB. I think he's a reserve. Reminds me too much of Ramon Santiago. There's a chance I am light on him, but when the swing is bad and there's no pop, it's difficult to see past the bench. (Jason A. Churchill)
2012-03-06 13:00:00 (link to chat)I am looking at having to start Giovatella or Raburn at 2B in my AL-only league this year. Is this the year Raburn finally puts it together?
(cooldude from Mpls)
I hope so. I have him at MI in CBS AL-only. Coincidentally, I have Giovatella at 2B too. Ramon Santiago doesn't pose much of a threat, but apparently Brandon Inge is looking pretty good at 2B, and he could cut into his time. As a cheap MI in AL-only, his power upside makes him worth the gamble, but this Inge news is certainly disconcerting. (Derek Carty)


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Advanced Catching Metrics

Year Lg Framing Chances CSAA Framing Runs Blocking Chances EPAA Blocking Runs SB Attempts SRAA TRAA Throwing Runs FRAA Adj. FRAA
2005 aaa 0 .000 0.0 8 .000 -0.0 0 .000 .000 0.0 -0.0 15.4

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