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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
16 2632 .251 .310 .344 75 1.2
Birth Date4-2-1970
Height5' 10"
Weight180 lbs
Age49 years, 3 months, 21 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
1993 MIN 23 15 42 5 1 0 0 6 8 0 1 0 .139 .262 .167 87 -0.5 0.1 -0.8 0.0
1994 MIN 24 11 31 10 3 0 0 0 4 0 2 0 .323 .323 .419 79 -0.7 0.6 0.1 0.1
1995 MIN 25 9 28 5 0 2 0 2 2 0 1 0 .200 .259 .360 86 -0.4 0.6 0.9 0.2
1996 MIN 26 49 137 25 6 0 1 8 24 0 3 3 .197 .243 .268 50 -8.4 -0.6 1.4 -0.5
1997 MIN 27 115 278 65 12 4 2 18 51 1 3 5 .257 .308 .360 69 -9.8 -1.1 4.6 0.3
1998 MIN 28 110 219 40 6 1 3 16 44 0 2 1 .202 .259 .288 62 -9.9 0.7 1.7 -0.1
1999 MIN 29 136 421 103 18 2 7 22 54 3 11 7 .267 .307 .378 74 -13.0 0.6 -6.6 -0.5
2000 MIN 30 134 433 111 24 4 4 48 77 0 7 5 .298 .373 .416 92 -2.1 0.1 1.3 1.2
2001 MIN 31 112 363 82 16 2 3 29 67 2 6 1 .251 .315 .339 78 -8.8 1.3 -3.3 0.1
2002 MIN 32 102 294 65 13 0 2 24 44 1 0 2 .250 .310 .323 74 -8.1 -0.4 -0.7 0.0
2003 MIN 33 83 209 45 10 2 3 15 37 0 0 1 .239 .291 .362 73 -6.3 1.7 -0.2 0.1
2004 COL 34 55 106 19 2 0 0 7 20 0 0 1 .202 .257 .223 58 -5.5 -1.3 2.2 -0.1
2005 KCA 35 23 71 16 1 0 0 10 10 0 0 1 .267 .371 .283 89 -0.9 0.4 1.3 0.3
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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
1990 ELZ Rk APL 54 250 .000 .000 .000 .312 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 KEN A MDW 125 522 .000 .000 .000 .297 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 VIS A+ CLF 135 634 .000 .000 .000 .374 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 MIN MLB AL 15 42 .250 .328 .381 .179 99 -2.3 1.2 0.4 87 11 -0.8 0.1 -0.5 0.0
1993 NAA AA SOU 107 452 .000 .000 .000 .299 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 MIN MLB AL 11 31 .284 .348 .430 .370 105 -1.2 0.9 0.4 79 14 0.1 0.6 -0.7 0.1
1994 SLC AAA PCL 112 433 .000 .000 .000 .312 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 MIN MLB AL 9 28 .251 .324 .387 .217 102 -2 0.8 0.4 86 11 0.9 0.6 -0.4 0.2
1995 SLC AAA PCL 117 437 .000 .000 .000 .292 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 MIN MLB AL 49 137 .280 .348 .443 .233 102 -12.8 4.2 -1.4 50 13 1.4 -0.6 -8.4 -0.5
1996 SLC AAA PCL 37 146 .000 .000 .000 .295 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 MIN MLB AL 115 278 .267 .334 .418 .313 97 -9.2 7.7 1.5 69 12 4.6 -1.1 -9.8 0.3
1998 MIN MLB AL 110 219 .270 .339 .428 .242 100 -12.7 6.0 0.3 62 13 1.7 0.7 -9.9 -0.1
1999 MIN MLB AL 136 421 .270 .342 .427 .290 99 -12.9 11.8 1.5 74 9 -6.6 0.6 -13.0 -0.5
2000 MIN MLB AL 134 433 .275 .343 .436 .360 87 12.4 13.6 -0.4 92 12 1.3 0.1 -2.1 1.2
2001 MIN MLB AL 112 363 .262 .325 .412 .306 100 -12.3 10.8 1.3 78 9 -3.3 1.3 -8.8 0.1
2002 MIN MLB AL 102 294 .267 .334 .425 .288 97 -9.2 8.5 0.8 74 12 -0.7 -0.4 -8.1 0.0
2003 MIN MLB AL 83 209 .272 .334 .430 .278 101 -8.3 5.7 0.5 73 12 -0.2 1.7 -6.3 0.1
2004 COL MLB NL 55 106 .261 .327 .423 .257 117 -7.8 3.2 0.1 58 13 2.2 -1.3 -5.5 -0.1
2004 IOW AAA PCL 39 117 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 KCA MLB AL 23 71 .264 .326 .410 .320 103 0.5 2.0 -0.1 89 12 1.3 0.4 -0.9 0.3
2005 OMA AAA PCL 68 263 .275 .344 .438 .346 91 7.6 5.9 -0.6 90 0 0.3 0.0 -2.1 0.3

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
1990 ELZ Rk APL 250 201 45 59 6 2 6 87 30 40 26 14 4 .294 .423 .433 .139 1 1
1991 KEN A MDW 522 432 72 110 17 8 2 149 36 77 69 22 10 .255 .373 .345 .090 3 3
1992 VIS A+ CLF 634 550 117 182 34 9 7 255 81 72 77 38 18 .331 .415 .464 .133 2 2
1993 MIN MLB AL 42 36 7 5 1 0 0 6 0 6 8 1 0 .139 .262 .167 .028 0 0
1993 NAA AA SOU 452 409 54 109 9 4 8 150 50 34 66 15 5 .267 .327 .367 .100 3 3
1994 SLC AAA PCL 433 394 61 110 14 6 5 151 57 28 57 13 7 .279 .326 .383 .104 5 5
1994 MIN MLB AL 31 31 3 10 3 0 0 13 2 0 4 2 0 .323 .323 .419 .097 0 0
1995 SLC AAA PCL 437 397 51 112 24 2 8 164 75 25 41 12 8 .282 .322 .413 .131 8 8
1995 MIN MLB AL 28 25 4 5 0 2 0 9 3 2 2 1 0 .200 .259 .360 .160 0 1
1996 MIN MLB AL 137 127 16 25 6 0 1 34 10 8 24 3 3 .197 .243 .268 .071 1 1
1996 SLC AAA PCL 146 130 18 36 6 2 3 55 22 10 17 2 2 .277 .333 .423 .146 2 2
1997 MIN MLB AL 278 253 28 65 12 4 2 91 25 18 51 3 5 .257 .308 .360 .103 1 5
1998 MIN MLB AL 219 198 32 40 6 1 3 57 15 16 44 2 1 .202 .259 .288 .086 2 3
1999 MIN MLB AL 421 386 47 103 18 2 7 146 41 22 54 11 7 .267 .307 .378 .111 6 4
2000 MIN MLB AL 433 373 52 111 24 4 4 155 47 48 77 7 5 .298 .373 .416 .118 5 7
2001 MIN MLB AL 363 327 34 82 16 2 3 111 25 29 67 6 1 .251 .315 .339 .089 1 4
2002 MIN MLB AL 294 260 28 65 13 0 2 84 25 24 44 0 2 .250 .310 .323 .073 5 4
2003 MIN MLB AL 209 188 22 45 10 2 3 68 22 15 37 0 1 .239 .291 .362 .122 3 3
2004 COL MLB NL 106 94 7 19 2 0 0 21 4 7 20 0 1 .202 .257 .223 .021 0 5
2004 IOW AAA PCL 117 104 20 30 12 0 3 51 22 11 20 0 2 .288 .362 .490 .202 0 0
2005 OMA AAA PCL 263 230 37 66 14 2 0 84 24 25 44 1 0 .287 .350 .365 .078 5 5
2005 KCA MLB AL 71 60 14 16 1 0 0 17 7 10 10 0 1 .267 .371 .283 .017 0 1

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
2003-04-22 2003-05-09 15-DL 17 14 Right Elbow Bone Spur -
1996-07-31 1996-09-08 15-DL 39 37 - Trunk Strain Rib Cage - -
1996-06-02 1996-06-29 15-DL 27 25 Left Knee Surgery Meniscus 1996-06-04 -
1996-03-22 1996-04-30 15-DL 39 24 - Face Laceration Ground Ball and Dental Trauma - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2004 COL $650,000
2003 MIN $1,100,000
2002 MIN $1,100,000
2001 MIN $900,000
2000 MIN $500,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
5 yrPrevious$4,250,000
5 yrTotal$4,250,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
7 y 59 d

Details
  • contract purchased 8/05 signed as a free agent from COL 1/05 (minor-league contract) designated for assignment 7/04 contract purchased 4/04 signed as a free agent from MIN 1/04, 1 year/$0.65M (minor-league contract)
  • Hocking exercised $1.05M 03 mut option 10/02 (MIN pd $50K b)

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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DateQuestionAnswer
2012-05-04 13:00:00 (link to chat)The Twins are always resistant to change but surely something must be brewing. They are looking like a lock at losing 100 this year. I'm starting to miss the days of Ron Coomer and Denny Hocking.
(paulbellows from Calgary)
Uh oh. I broke the chat format... Really sorry guys. Is it all elongated and messed up for you all? (Sam Miller)


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