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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
20 5252 .292 .351 .475 105 9.1
Birth Date10-11-1973
Height6' 2"
Weight295 lbs
Age46 years, 3 months, 15 days
BatsB
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
1996 SLN 22 16 34 7 0 0 0 4 5 1 0 1 .241 .353 .241 88 -0.4 -0.4 -0.5 -0.1
1997 SLN 23 110 377 86 14 3 5 38 63 2 6 5 .258 .335 .363 83 -6.7 -1.8 3.7 -0.1
1998 CIN 24 144 590 166 48 1 14 47 94 2 2 4 .310 .364 .481 105 5.1 -4.6 -11.2 -0.2
1999 CIN 25 127 409 112 30 2 14 30 71 2 3 1 .300 .352 .504 103 3.5 -3.5 3.7 1.0
2000 CIN 26 152 593 166 37 6 18 36 80 3 0 3 .303 .346 .491 91 -3.8 -5.2 0.6 0.4
2001 CIN 27 142 586 163 28 3 21 37 77 5 8 5 .302 .350 .481 110 10.1 -3.9 -2.4 1.7
2002 DET 28 54 216 57 14 0 7 12 39 2 2 0 .284 .329 .458 95 -0.5 0.1 -0.2 0.2
2003 DET 29 155 635 167 34 7 29 58 130 11 2 1 .297 .372 .537 128 24.5 -2.9 2.2 3.3
2004 DET 30 104 432 106 23 2 18 33 71 6 0 1 .272 .336 .481 104 3.2 0.4 -0.6 0.8
2005 DET 31 126 508 127 25 3 21 29 100 9 1 0 .271 .325 .471 101 1.0 0.9 0.4 0.9
2006 DET 32 48 184 43 4 1 7 11 39 0 1 1 .250 .293 .407 87 -2.3 -0.6 0.3 -0.1
2007 WAS 33 136 508 147 38 1 13 44 74 1 0 0 .320 .378 .491 118 14.0 -2.9 -4.0 1.3
2008 WAS 34 50 180 42 6 0 4 28 28 1 0 0 .280 .394 .400 105 1.6 -0.2 -3.8 0.0
Career13645252138930129171407871452522.292.351.47510549.2-24.7-11.89.1

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
1991 JCY Rk APL 37 154 .000 .000 .000 .313 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 SPR A MDW 135 553 .000 .000 .000 .361 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 STP A+ FSL 69 301 .000 .000 .000 .338 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 ARK AA TXS 45 177 .000 .000 .000 .284 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 ARK AA TXS 125 498 .000 .000 .000 .298 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 ARK AA TXS 97 403 .000 .000 .000 .312 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 LOU AAA AA 2 8 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 SLN MLB NL 16 34 .257 .319 .401 .292 96 -1.3 1.1 -0.5 88 12 -0.5 -0.4 -0.4 -0.1
1996 LOU AAA AA 122 497 .000 .000 .000 .366 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 SLN MLB NL 110 377 .262 .330 .413 .302 94 -5.6 10.0 -6.1 83 10 3.7 -1.8 -6.7 -0.1
1997 LOU AAA AA 0 97 .000 .000 .000 .292 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 CIN MLB NL 144 590 .264 .333 .414 .351 100 12 15.3 -6.2 105 9 -11.2 -4.6 5.1 -0.2
1999 CIN MLB NL 127 409 .269 .340 .432 .336 100 11.8 11.1 -4.4 103 11 3.7 -3.5 3.5 1.0
2000 CIN MLB NL 152 593 .272 .346 .439 .325 114 -1 18.7 -6 91 7 0.6 -5.2 -3.8 0.4
2001 CIN MLB NL 142 586 .263 .329 .429 .319 103 9.9 17.5 -3.6 110 8 -2.4 -3.9 10.1 1.7
2002 DET MLB AL 54 216 .264 .328 .422 .321 97 -0.1 6.2 -3.8 95 14 -0.2 0.1 -0.5 0.2
2003 DET MLB AL 155 635 .263 .326 .419 .339 96 36.7 17.3 -7.5 128 9 2.2 -2.9 24.5 3.3
2004 DET MLB AL 104 432 .271 .337 .439 .289 104 2.1 12.9 -8 104 10 -0.6 0.4 3.2 0.8
2004 TOL AAA INT 2 11 .000 .000 .000 .444 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 DET MLB AL 126 508 .268 .329 .422 .304 102 3.5 14.6 -8.4 101 9 0.4 0.9 1.0 0.9
2006 DET MLB AL 48 184 .274 .331 .440 .283 108 -3.7 5.5 -3.5 87 12 0.3 -0.6 -2.3 -0.1
2006 LAK A+ FSL 2 6 .240 .305 .374 .500 102 0.6 0.2 -0.1 118 0 0.0 -0.1 0.0 0.0
2006 ERI AA EAS 6 24 .000 .000 .000 .214 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 TOL AAA INT 8 35 .249 .321 .371 .500 92 7.1 1.0 -0.6 202 0 -0.8 -0.7 3.9 0.3
2007 WAS MLB NL 136 508 .268 .332 .429 .356 96 18.7 15.1 -9.4 118 10 -4.0 -2.9 14.0 1.3
2008 WAS MLB NL 50 180 .271 .335 .426 .319 95 3.1 5.2 -3.2 105 12 -3.8 -0.2 1.6 0.0
2008 VER A- NYP 5 12 .285 .359 .445 .333 95 1.7 0.4 -0.2 115 0 -0.3 -0.8 -0.1 -0.1
2008 HAR AA EAS 3 11 .263 .349 .445 .429 111 1.1 0.3 -0.2 145 0 0.1 -0.9 0.4 0.0
2009 POT A+ CRL 1 4 .256 .338 .393 .000 104 1.1 0.1 -0.1 135 0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0
2009 HAR AA EAS 10 34 .252 .317 .380 .280 94 -0.3 0.9 -0.6 89 0 -0.5 0.0 -0.3 0.0
2009 NAT Rk GCL 3 8 .229 .321 .304 .167 95 -1.1 0.2 -0.1 101 0 -0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0
2011 ORI Wnt VWL 20 77 .000 .000 .000 .229 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
1991 JCY Rk APL 154 129 22 33 10 0 2 49 22 21 28 2 1 .256 .368 .380 .124 0 0
1992 SPR A MDW 553 493 74 153 36 6 14 243 72 51 94 14 13 .310 .381 .493 .183 0 0
1993 STP A+ FSL 301 270 31 85 13 3 5 119 43 24 28 3 4 .315 .375 .441 .126 0 0
1993 ARK AA TXS 177 166 13 41 11 2 3 65 21 9 29 4 4 .247 .294 .392 .145 0 0
1994 ARK AA TXS 498 453 53 123 33 2 8 184 54 36 60 0 3 .272 .331 .406 .135 1 1
1995 LOU AAA AA 8 7 3 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 .286 .375 .286 .000 0 0
1995 ARK AA TXS 403 367 54 107 18 6 10 167 62 30 46 2 4 .292 .350 .455 .163 0 0
1996 LOU AAA AA 497 459 90 153 31 8 15 245 64 34 67 16 5 .333 .381 .534 .200 0 0
1996 SLN MLB NL 34 29 3 7 0 0 0 7 2 4 5 0 1 .241 .353 .241 .000 0 0
1997 LOU AAA AA 97 84 10 23 7 0 4 42 14 13 15 1 1 .274 .371 .500 .226 0 0
1997 SLN MLB NL 377 333 38 86 14 3 5 121 34 38 63 6 5 .258 .335 .363 .105 3 1
1998 CIN MLB NL 590 536 81 166 48 1 14 258 83 47 94 2 4 .310 .364 .481 .172 5 0
1999 CIN MLB NL 409 373 63 112 30 2 14 188 56 30 71 3 1 .300 .352 .504 .204 4 0
2000 CIN MLB NL 593 548 68 166 37 6 18 269 88 36 80 0 3 .303 .346 .491 .188 5 1
2001 CIN MLB NL 586 540 68 163 28 3 21 260 69 37 77 8 5 .302 .350 .481 .180 3 1
2002 DET MLB AL 216 201 25 57 14 0 7 92 27 12 39 2 0 .284 .329 .458 .174 1 0
2003 DET MLB AL 635 562 78 167 34 7 29 302 85 58 130 2 1 .297 .372 .537 .240 4 0
2004 TOL AAA INT 11 10 1 5 1 1 1 11 5 1 0 0 0 .500 .545 1.100 .600 0 0
2004 DET MLB AL 432 389 72 106 23 2 18 187 60 33 71 0 1 .272 .336 .481 .208 4 0
2005 DET MLB AL 508 469 61 127 25 3 21 221 72 29 100 1 0 .271 .325 .471 .200 1 0
2006 LAK A+ FSL 6 5 1 2 1 0 0 3 0 1 1 0 0 .400 .500 .600 .200 0 0
2006 DET MLB AL 184 172 19 43 4 1 7 70 23 11 39 1 1 .250 .293 .407 .157 1 0
2006 TOL AAA INT 35 31 4 14 3 0 1 20 6 4 4 0 0 .452 .514 .645 .194 0 0
2006 ERI AA EAS 24 20 2 3 1 0 0 4 1 4 6 0 0 .150 .292 .200 .050 0 0
2007 WAS MLB NL 508 460 57 147 38 1 13 226 74 44 74 0 0 .320 .378 .491 .172 3 0
2008 WAS MLB NL 180 150 15 42 6 0 4 60 10 28 28 0 0 .280 .394 .400 .120 1 0
2008 HAR AA EAS 11 8 0 3 1 0 0 4 0 3 1 0 0 .375 .545 .500 .125 0 0
2008 VER A- NYP 12 12 0 4 2 0 0 6 2 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .500 .167 0 0
2009 POT A+ CRL 4 3 1 1 0 0 1 4 1 1 1 0 0 .333 .500 1.333 1.000 0 0
2009 HAR AA EAS 34 29 4 7 2 0 0 9 2 3 4 0 0 .241 .333 .310 .069 0 0
2009 NAT Rk GCL 8 6 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .167 .375 .167 .000 0 0
2011 ORI Wnt VWL 77 66 8 11 3 0 0 14 3 10 18 0 0 .167 .286 .212 .045 0 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2008 642 0.4564 0.4844 0.7910 0.7167 0.2894 0.8619 0.6436 0.2090 -0.0014
Career6420.45640.48440.79100.71670.28940.86190.64360.2090-0.0014

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
2009-07-24 2009-07-24 On-Alr 0 0 Thigh Strain Quadriceps -
2009-04-01 2009-10-05 60-DL 187 162 Low Back Pain -
2009-02-23 2009-02-26 Camp 3 0 Left Fingers Contusion Ring Finger -
2008-09-15 2008-09-29 60-DL 14 12 Left Hip Strain Hip Flexor -
2008-07-19 2008-09-07 15-DL 50 46 General Medical Illness Diabetes -
2008-04-09 2008-05-15 15-DL 36 33 Low Back Sprain -
2006-05-23 2006-07-21 60-DL 59 51 Right Thigh Strain Quadriceps -
2006-04-15 2006-05-05 15-DL 20 19 Right Thigh Strain Quadriceps -
2004-06-05 2004-06-08 DTD 3 2 Lower Leg Tightness Calf -
2004-04-07 2004-05-31 15-DL 54 47 Right Lower Leg Fracture Fibula -
2003-07-31 2003-08-02 DTD 2 2 Bilateral Lower Leg Soreness Achilles Tendon -
2003-06-11 2003-06-12 DTD 1 1 General Medical Illness GI -
2003-05-22 2003-05-22 DTD 0 0 Right Lower Leg Contusion -
2003-05-03 2003-05-03 DTD 0 0 Elbow Hyperextension -
2003-04-18 2003-04-18 DTD 0 0 Right Groin Soreness -
2002-07-06 2002-09-30 60-DL 86 78 Groin Surgery Hernia 2002-07-17
2002-04-23 2002-05-14 15-DL 21 18 Abdomen Hernia -
1997-05-11 1997-05-29 15-DL 18 14 Left Lower Leg Strain Calf - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2009 WAS $5,000,000
2008 WAS $5,000,000
2007 WAS $500,000
2006 DET $8,000,000
2005 DET $8,000,000
2004 DET $7,750,000
2003 DET $6,750,000
2002 DET $5,500,000
2001 CIN $3,500,000
2000 CIN $1,950,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
10 yrPrevious$51,950,000
10 yrTotal$51,950,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
12 y 8 dAdam Katz2 yr/$10M (08-09)+10 v opt

Details
  • 10 option did not vest-180 plate appearances in 08, 0 in 09
  • contract purchased 3/28/09 sent outright to Triple-A 11/4/08 signed extension 7/28/07, 2 year/$10M (08-09), 08:$5M, 09:$5M, 10:$6M vesting option (guaranteed with 500 plate appearances 09 or 900 plate appearances 08-09)
  • contract purchased 3/07 signed as a free agent from DT 2/07, 1 year/$0.5M (07) (minor-league contract)
  • designated for assignment 9/06 $25K All Star bonuses
  • 4 year/$28.5M (02-05)+$8M 06 club option
  • $1M signing bonus, 02:$5.5M, 03:$6.5M, 04:$7.5M, 05:$8M, 06:$8M club option (vests with 500 plate appearances 05 or 1,000 plate appearances 04-05
  • 07:$7M club option (added if 06 option vests or is p/u)
  • avoided arbitration 2/02 ($6.15M - $5M) 01:1 year/$3.5M acquired in trade from CIN 12/01 avoided arbitration - arbitration-eligible ($3.9M-$3.1M)

2019 Preseason Forecast

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

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DateQuestionAnswer
2017-10-12 20:00:00 (link to chat)If the 2003 Tigers played the 1962 Mets who would win? And would Hiram Bocachica be the MVP?
(Ramy O from PureMI)
Are you sure you're Pure Michigan with this Dmitri Young shade?

For all that we were bagging on Baker earlier for leaving Gio Gonzalez in, Maddon has dodged some ridiculous bullets with Hendricks going this far. Scherzer in. (Nick Schaefer)
2010-11-09 14:00:00 (link to chat)My ass (and everything else) was bigger than Panda's during my playing days.
(Walter Young from Baltimore)
Dmitri Young says hi. (Kevin Goldstein)
2008-10-20 13:00:00 (link to chat)Brien Taylor? Never heard that story, please tell.
(carp1626 from Warrensburg)
Taylor was the #1 overall pick in the 1991 draft, a high school southpaw with great stuff taken by the Yankees. He went ahead of Dmitri Young (#4), Manny Ramirez (#13), Cliff Floyd (#14), Shawn Green (#16), and several other future major leaguers. As with many hard-throwing young lefties, he struggled with control, but he was definitely projectable, reaching AA at 21. Unfortunately, that winter he got into a bar fight and was thrown down on his pitching arm. He missed a full year recovering, and when he came back he just had nothing left.

...You know what's interesting about that? I never thought about this before, but the Yankees left Taylor throw a million pitches at 20 and 21 (160 innings each year with tons of walks and strikeouts). I wonder if his arm would have fallen off even without the bar fight. (Steven Goldman)
2008-09-12 13:00:00 (link to chat)Christina, the Nats have 4 good young position players (Dukes, Milledge, Zimmerman and Flores) and some pitching prospects. What moves do they make next to get themselves closer to respectability?
(Charlie from Bethesda, MD)
Health is going to make a big difference, to be sure, and I'll look forward to seeing what Will's take is on how much of the problem is systemic (if at all), a matter of training staff getting swamped, and how much it's management's fault for committing to both Dmitri Young and Nick Johnson. In terms of moves, I think the sad fact of the matter is that they're just going to have to be patient. Can Austin Kearns recapture any of his value? Either of the first basemen? Sorting that out is going to tell them how much bargaining power they have, and they won't have that over the winter. OTOH, does Ronnie Belliard's inexpensive contract make him a commodity? There's a lot to sort out, so I wouldn't bet on any instant solutions. After the teardown by Omar and the Lorians, there was a lot of work to be done; consider it a cautionary tale of the fate that probably awaits the Astros. (Christina Kahrl)
2008-07-21 15:00:00 (link to chat)Are the Nats doing anything wrong from a training and conditioning standpoint? Treatment? It seems like nobody is safe from the DL.
(Tim from Reston, VA)
It's a combination of risky players -- Nick Johnson, Dmitri Young, Odalis Perez -- and young players, but they're consistently at the bottom. I cant say what they are or aren't doing, though in the past, their lack of facilities was a problem. That excuse is gone and has to be one of the area's the next Nats GM addresses. (Will Carroll)
2008-05-27 13:00:00 (link to chat)Is there any solution to the Mets' currently gaping hole at first base?
(Jessica from NYC)
I'd imagine that you could get Dmitri Young pretty cheaply. Todd Helton. Maybe even Adrian Gonzalez, although he's going to cost you a fortune. But quite a few of the teams that look like they might be selling have a viable option at first base. (Nate Silver)
2008-05-09 14:00:00 (link to chat)You're Trader Jim Bowden (minus the leather pants) - What deals do you make in the next 2 months? Can you find a taker for Lopez or Guzman? Please tell me you won't trade Johnson.
(macman from d.c.)
Lay off of Trader Jim--leather's great material, and there's nothing wrong with working it into your wardrobe. Actually, Johnson's exactly the player he should deal, in terms of the talent such a trade might yield, because Chris Marrero will eventually get here, and because nobody's going to bite on Dmitri Young. Beyond that, he doesn't really have that many chits that might draw interest; it isn't like somebody's going to go wild for Saul Rivera. Maybe one of the veteran catchers yields a C prospect at the deadline (once they heal up), and maybe somebody decides they just have to have Austin Kearns. I wouldn't bet on either. F-Lop just doesn't fit most team's needs--everyone recognizes he can't really play a good short, and there are people who can hit about as well starting at second base all over Triple-A. (Christina Kahrl)
2008-03-31 13:00:00 (link to chat)Steve, Joe Morgan said more dumb things than that last night. For one, he called Dmitri Young "Delmon" a couple times during his talk with Manny Acta. Feel free to pile on Mr. Morgan - he's a nice guy and was a great player but is currently an ABYSMAL broadcaster.
(Phil from NJ)
Yeah, but I don't really need to do that, do I? I mean, we all know. Even ESPN must know. I just don't care that much. I certainly wouldn't write a book to bring it to their attention. (Steven Goldman)
2008-02-28 14:00:00 (link to chat)I find myself really pulling for Nick Johnson. Even moreso if it makes Dmitri Young an outfielder now and again. I love watching bad outfield defense, as long as it's not my team. I mean Todd Hundley in left, Canseco anywhere, Glenallen Hill. That's fun to watch.
(Mike from chicago)
Ah, butchers, they definitely help put meat in a boxscore. But how can we forget Fonzie Bichette? Or Kevin Reimer? Or Dutch Daulton's stint as an outfielder?

Nick the Stick's easy to root for, a player with a nice spread of offensive skills, and before the injury he'd done a good job of getting in better shape and delivering on the bases and in the field as well. If he's fully recovered, that won't help him play the outfield, though, and I have to think Comrade Dmitri's days playing any other of the four corners are long gone. It makes for an interesting problem, especially when there are teams that still don't have good first basemen out there. (Christina Kahrl)
2008-01-14 13:00:00 (link to chat)As great as it was to have Dmitri Young last year, it really stunk not to have Nick Johnson. Nick is really snakebit, but can you tell me 1) if it makes sense that a player would miss an entire season for that kind of broken leg, 2)if he is likely to be the old Nick Johnson again if he plays come spring training, and 3) should he or Dmitri play first base for the Nats if Nick is healthy?
(Kevin from Fairfax VA)
1) Yes, this wasn't a run of the mill fracture. It was BAD, requiring plates. Johnson also had several complications requiring other procedures.

2) It's tough to come back from a full year out, but it's possible. If Johnson can stand, he can hit. "Old Nick?" He's got to show me that.

3) I think it's a tough situation and makes me wonder why they signed Young. I'd guess Young shifts to the OF only bc there's no way that Johnson could with the leg. Then again, you have four good OFs out there now, so adding in Young is tough, unless you're starting Milledge or Dukes at AAA. (Will Carroll)
2008-02-19 13:00:00 (link to chat)What's Nick Johnson's status? Is he healthy enough to reclaim Washington's firstbase duties? Thanks.
(jlebeck66 from WI)
He's looked healthy early, but it's still very early. I think he'll be fine in the same way it took a couple years for Jermaine Dye to get back to his previous level. Can he take back 1B from Dmitri Young? You'd sure think so, but the 1B/COF mix is an ... interesting one there in Washington. I'm not sure how it will play out or how it affects Johnson. (Will Carroll)


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