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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
16 3843 .271 .360 .405 100 4.5
Birth Date6-19-1974
Height6' 2"
Weight195 lbs
Age45 years, 3 months, 29 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
1998 MIN 24 8 29 5 1 0 0 4 3 0 1 1 .200 .310 .240 83 -0.5 -0.1 -0.5 -0.1
1999 MIN 25 118 379 75 21 3 2 43 51 4 1 1 .229 .324 .330 69 -13.8 -2.0 0.6 -1.1
2000 MIN 26 3 15 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .429 .400 .429 89 -0.1 0.5 -0.4 0.0
2001 MIN 27 151 626 166 39 1 15 67 92 9 2 6 .306 .387 .464 114 14.2 -2.9 1.6 1.9
2002 MIN 28 143 554 122 29 1 10 74 69 6 1 2 .261 .365 .392 103 4.7 -1.6 -0.7 0.8
2003 MIN 29 142 574 146 38 1 11 74 55 5 4 1 .300 .393 .450 119 15.7 1.8 2.3 2.4
2004 BOS 30 49 119 23 6 1 1 10 18 1 0 1 .215 .286 .318 84 -2.2 -1.6 1.5 -0.1
2004 MIN 30 78 328 70 18 0 5 38 38 3 2 2 .246 .340 .363 81 -7.4 0.2 -3.6 -0.7
2005 NYN 31 87 313 66 13 0 11 32 39 2 0 1 .240 .322 .407 98 -0.5 -2.0 0.4 0.1
2006 KCA 32 91 360 89 24 2 4 35 50 5 3 0 .283 .359 .411 96 -0.2 -1.5 4.0 0.6
2007 NYA 33 72 192 46 12 0 5 16 23 3 0 0 .277 .349 .440 97 0.0 -1.3 -1.6 -0.1
2008 PIT 34 125 334 79 19 2 2 44 28 2 0 0 .277 .374 .379 107 3.6 -1.4 -3.0 0.6
2009 LAN 35 20 20 6 1 0 0 1 6 1 0 0 .333 .400 .389 76 -0.5 -0.1 0.0 0.0
Career108738438992211166438472411415.271.360.40510012.7-12.00.44.5

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
1995 FTM A+ FSL 38 131 .000 .000 .000 .283 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 FTM A+ FSL 133 568 .000 .000 .000 .313 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 NBR AA EAS 0 572 .000 .000 .000 .270 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 MIN MLB AL 8 29 .273 .344 .433 .227 100 -1.1 0.8 -0.5 83 9 -0.5 -0.1 -0.5 -0.1
1998 NBR AA EAS 0 604 .000 .000 .000 .341 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 MIN MLB AL 118 379 .275 .348 .436 .264 99 -16.7 10.6 -7.3 69 9 0.6 -2.0 -13.8 -1.1
2000 MIN MLB AL 3 15 .264 .319 .400 .400 82 0.7 0.5 -0.3 89 7 -0.4 0.5 -0.1 0.0
2000 SLC AAA PCL 0 549 .000 .000 .000 .361 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 MIN MLB AL 151 626 .265 .332 .422 .341 100 18.8 18.6 -11.9 114 6 1.6 -2.9 14.2 1.9
2002 MIN MLB AL 143 554 .263 .330 .422 .284 96 10.2 16.0 -10.2 103 10 -0.7 -1.6 4.7 0.8
2003 MIN MLB AL 142 574 .269 .333 .430 .316 100 18.6 15.6 -10.7 119 8 2.3 1.8 15.7 2.4
2004 BOS MLB AL 49 119 .268 .332 .431 .247 110 -6 3.5 -2.2 84 8 1.5 -1.6 -2.2 -0.1
2004 MIN MLB AL 78 328 .272 .339 .441 .269 99 -6.6 9.8 -6.3 81 8 -3.6 0.2 -7.4 -0.7
2005 NYN MLB NL 87 313 .268 .331 .423 .242 95 -0.6 9.0 -5.7 98 14 0.4 -2.0 -0.5 0.1
2005 SLU A+ FSL 8 34 .185 .306 .303 .350 86 -0.8 0.3 -0.2 93 0 0.6 -0.2 -0.4 0.0
2006 KCA MLB AL 91 360 .268 .330 .426 .321 111 0 10.8 -6.9 96 11 4.0 -1.5 -0.2 0.6
2007 NYA MLB AL 72 192 .268 .339 .423 .295 101 1.9 5.7 -3.5 97 13 -1.6 -1.3 0.0 -0.1
2007 TAM A+ FSL 5 17 .294 .378 .475 .462 101 2.5 0.5 -0.3 167 0 0.0 0.5 1.3 0.2
2007 SWB AAA INT 5 23 .287 .341 .443 .389 93 2.8 0.7 -0.4 136 0 0.4 -0.2 1.0 0.1
2008 PIT MLB NL 125 334 .260 .326 .413 .298 100 4.4 9.6 -2.4 107 8 -3.0 -1.4 3.6 0.6
2009 LAN MLB NL 20 20 .259 .319 .409 .500 88 1.2 0.6 -0.1 76 15 0.0 -0.1 -0.5 0.0
2009 SBR A+ CLF 3 12 .270 .343 .423 .200 92 0.9 0.3 -0.2 0 0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0
2009 ABQ AAA PCL 11 52 .274 .345 .409 .333 110 1.4 1.5 -1 90 0 0.0 0.9 -0.4 0.1
2010 NWO AAA PCL 4 18 .273 .338 .400 .333 89 -0.4 0.5 -0.3 76 0 -0.2 0.0 -0.5 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
1995 FTM A+ FSL 131 110 9 27 6 1 1 38 15 18 19 2 2 .245 .351 .345 .100 2 2
1996 FTM A+ FSL 568 492 69 143 36 4 5 202 79 66 47 12 2 .291 .377 .411 .120 1 1
1997 NBR AA EAS 572 467 87 119 28 2 15 196 61 98 67 21 8 .255 .392 .420 .165 0 0
1998 MIN MLB AL 29 25 1 5 1 0 0 6 2 4 3 1 1 .200 .310 .240 .040 0 0
1998 NBR AA EAS 604 502 96 162 45 0 16 255 88 96 58 11 4 .323 .437 .508 .185 0 0
1999 MIN MLB AL 379 327 34 75 21 3 2 108 32 43 51 1 1 .229 .324 .330 .101 2 3
2000 MIN MLB AL 15 14 0 6 0 0 0 6 4 0 0 0 0 .429 .400 .429 .000 1 0
2000 SLC AAA PCL 549 485 96 162 32 3 18 254 96 61 68 9 5 .334 .412 .524 .190 0 0
2001 MIN MLB AL 626 543 77 166 39 1 15 252 74 67 92 2 6 .306 .387 .464 .158 7 0
2002 MIN MLB AL 554 467 60 122 29 1 10 183 64 74 69 1 2 .261 .365 .392 .131 7 0
2003 MIN MLB AL 574 487 67 146 38 1 11 219 65 74 55 4 1 .300 .393 .450 .150 6 2
2004 BOS MLB AL 119 107 13 23 6 1 1 34 10 10 18 0 1 .215 .286 .318 .103 1 0
2004 MIN MLB AL 328 284 34 70 18 0 5 103 25 38 38 2 2 .246 .340 .363 .116 1 2
2005 NYN MLB NL 313 275 36 66 13 0 11 112 29 32 39 0 1 .240 .322 .407 .167 2 2
2005 SLU A+ FSL 34 27 3 7 4 0 0 11 2 7 7 0 0 .259 .412 .407 .148 0 0
2006 KCA MLB AL 360 314 37 89 24 2 4 129 43 35 50 3 0 .283 .359 .411 .127 5 1
2007 TAM A+ FSL 17 14 4 6 3 0 0 9 8 3 1 0 0 .429 .529 .643 .214 0 0
2007 SWB AAA INT 23 21 5 8 3 0 1 14 7 1 2 0 0 .381 .409 .667 .286 0 0
2007 NYA MLB AL 192 166 26 46 12 0 5 73 24 16 23 0 0 .277 .349 .440 .163 1 6
2008 PIT MLB NL 334 285 37 79 19 2 2 108 30 44 28 0 0 .277 .374 .379 .102 3 0
2009 LAN MLB NL 20 18 0 6 1 0 0 7 3 1 6 0 0 .333 .400 .389 .056 0 0
2009 SBR A+ CLF 12 9 2 2 0 0 1 5 2 2 3 0 0 .222 .417 .556 .333 0 0
2009 ABQ AAA PCL 52 49 9 15 6 1 1 26 10 1 6 0 0 .306 .320 .531 .224 0 0
2010 NWO AAA PCL 18 16 1 4 1 0 0 5 1 2 4 0 0 .250 .333 .313 .063 0 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2008 1197 0.5238 0.4102 0.9165 0.6013 0.2000 0.9363 0.8509 0.0835 -0.0049
2009 77 0.5714 0.4675 0.8889 0.6818 0.1818 0.9333 0.6667 0.1111 0.0026
Career12740.52670.41370.91480.60620.19890.93610.83980.0852-0.0045

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
2010-03-06 2010-03-10 Camp 4 0 Right Shoulder Inflammation Cortisone Injection -
2009-04-17 2009-09-02 60-DL 138 123 Right Shoulder Dislocation -
2007-06-03 2007-09-01 60-DL 90 82 Right Wrist Surgery Fracture 2007-06-12
2006-07-26 2006-10-01 60-DL 67 62 Low Back Surgery Herniated Disc 2006-08-29
2006-07-10 2006-07-16 DTD 6 3 Low Back Soreness -
2005-08-04 2005-09-02 15-DL 29 26 Low Back Strain -
2005-06-26 2005-07-15 15-DL 19 15 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2005-06-06 2005-06-10 DTD 4 3 Chest Contusion Running Into Structure -
2005-05-08 2005-05-09 DTD 1 1 Right Foot Contusion -
2004-09-11 2004-09-15 DTD 4 3 General Medical Respiratory Flu -
2004-08-26 2004-08-28 DTD 2 2 Left Shoulder Strain -
2004-07-07 2004-07-23 15-DL 16 13 Left Wrist Contusion -
2004-06-03 2004-06-04 DTD 1 1 Left Wrist Soreness -
2004-05-19 2004-05-22 DTD 3 3 Low Back Hyperextension -
2004-04-16 2004-04-17 DTD 1 1 Right Ankle Sprain -
2003-10-07 2003-10-07 Off 0 0 Left Wrist Surgery Loose Bodies and Tendon Repair 2003-10-07
2003-09-24 2003-09-27 DTD 3 3 Left Wrist Cartilage Injury Cartilage -
2003-08-18 2003-08-21 DTD 3 2 Left Wrist Inflammation -
2003-08-14 2003-08-16 DTD 2 2 Left Wrist Inflammation -
2003-07-03 2003-07-04 DTD 1 1 Contusion Foul Ball -
2003-07-01 2003-07-01 DTD 0 0 Right Knee Contusion Foul Ball -
2003-05-19 2003-05-24 DTD 5 4 Left Ankle Sprain -
2003-05-02 2003-05-04 DTD 2 2 Left Thumb Contusion Thumb -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2009 LAN $550,000
2007 NYA $1,500,000
2006 KCA $1,850,000
2005 NYN $3,750,000
2004 MIN $2,800,000
2003 MIN $1,750,000
2002 MIN $285,000
2001 MIN $215,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
8 yrPrevious$12,700,000
8 yrTotal$12,700,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
10 y 13 dHendricks Sports1 year (2010)

Details
  • 1 year (2010). Re-signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 12/17/09 (minor-league contract). released by LA Dodgers 4/3/10. Signed by Florida as a free agent 5/5/10 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.55M (2009). Signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 2/26/09 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Dodgers 4/6/09.
  • 1 year/$0.75M (2008). Signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 2/12/08 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased 3/26/08. Performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 70, 80 games, $50,000 each for 90, 100, 110 games, $75,000 each for 120, 130 games. $50,000 each for 275, 300, 350 PAs, $75,000 each for 400, 450 PAs, $0.1M for 500 PAs.
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2007). Signed as a free agent 1/07.
  • 1 year/$1.85M (2006). Signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/05. $0.7M in performance bonuses (based on games, PAs). May earn up to $0.7M with 130 games and 400 PAs. Actually earned $0.175M in bonuses in 2006.
  • 2 years/$7M (2004-05), plus 2006 club option. 04:$2.8M, 05:$3.75M, 06:$3.75M club option ($0.45M buyout). Signed extension 2/04 (avoided arbitration). Mets declined $4M 2006 club option 10/05. (Boston, not Mets, obligated to pay $0.45M buyout.)
  • 1 year/$1.75M (2003). Re-signed 1/03 (avoided arbitration).
  • Drafted 1995 (5-128) (Florida State). Drafted by Toronto, 1992 (12-345) (Westminster HS, Fla.).

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
2010-07-23 13:00:00 (link to chat)Hardest player name for you to spell?
(dianagramr from NYC)
I can spell Doug Mientkiewicz and Jarrod Saltalamacchia with the best of them, and I know my Derrek Lee, my Derrick Turnbow and my Derek Jeter, to say nothing of my Jarrod Washburn and my Jered Weaver and my Jaret Wright. I was a spelling bee champ in sixth grade, and also finished second in fourth and third in fifth.

The one that gets me is Mark Teahen. I ALWAYS spell it Teahan, and right now I just had to look again to see that I got it correct. (Jay Jaffe)
2009-08-13 13:00:00 (link to chat)If Hal Chase were to play today would he be as celebrated for his defense at first base? Has the first base position changed a lot from the times of Hal Chase? It feels strange to read so much praise for a first baseman's defensive play. I'm probaly just bitter I couldn't find a publisher for my poem about Derrek Lee. Also, have you read the article about Ernie Lombardi in The New Bill James Historical Baseball Abstract? One of the best articles I have ever read.
(Bonds Fan from Bay Area)
And with that mention of Hal Chase... Yes, the position has changed very dramatically in that the bunt is something that you have to worry about only rarely (in the AL) or a few times a game (in the NL). In Chase's day, the bunt was a possibility on every play, so the mobility of the first baseman was much more important. Keith Hernandez was deservedly celebrated for his defense in his day, as was Don Mattingly, and Doug Mientkiewicz has squeezed a few extra years out of his career out of being a gloveman, and I suppose Tony Muser could always get another job, so there's probably still room for a defensive star at the position... I have read the Lombardi essay, which was carried over from the original version of the book. I would love to know what Lom's line drive rates were. (Steven Goldman)


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