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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
17 1663 .251 .310 .402 91 5.8
Birth Date9-19-1975
Height5' 10"
Weight198 lbs
Age43 years, 10 months, 3 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
1997 MIN 21 4 7 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 .286 .286 .286 73 -0.2 0.6 0.1 0.1
1998 MIN 22 55 177 32 7 1 3 11 30 0 0 0 .198 .247 .309 66 -7.2 -0.3 4.8 0.5
1999 MIN 23 78 247 54 12 1 5 22 39 1 0 0 .248 .313 .381 79 -6.0 -3.0 6.5 0.9
2002 MIN 26 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 77 -0.1 -0.2 0.0 0.0
2003 TBA 27 49 142 30 7 1 3 5 31 1 0 0 .222 .254 .356 69 -5.0 0.2 -0.9 0.0
2004 CIN 28 82 222 47 10 1 6 17 36 1 0 0 .233 .293 .381 89 -2.7 -1.3 -0.4 0.5
2005 CIN 29 76 254 62 11 0 14 30 37 0 0 0 .281 .362 .520 125 7.8 -0.2 2.3 2.1
2006 CIN 30 92 201 50 6 1 8 13 29 0 0 0 .269 .313 .441 100 1.0 0.0 0.9 1.0
2007 CIN 31 97 265 67 21 0 2 19 25 1 0 0 .276 .328 .387 88 -3.1 -3.0 -5.0 0.1
2008 CIN 32 94 144 33 8 0 4 14 27 0 0 0 .256 .326 .411 97 -0.2 0.8 2.2 0.7
Career631166337982545131257400.251.310.40291-15.7-6.410.45.8

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 LG G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
1993 ELZ Rk APL 9 29 .000 .000 .000 .227 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 ELZ Rk APL 54 232 .000 .000 .000 .223 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 FTW A MDW 112 433 .000 .000 .000 .359 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 FTM A+ FSL 87 379 .000 .000 .000 .308 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 NBR AA EAS 48 185 .000 .000 .000 .277 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 MIN MLB AL 4 7 .286 .365 .462 .500 98 -0.3 0.2 0.1 73 8 0.1 0.6 -0.2 0.1
1997 NBR AA EAS 0 401 .000 .000 .000 .272 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 MIN MLB AL 55 177 .271 .335 .425 .223 100 -14.3 4.8 3.1 66 10 4.8 -0.3 -7.2 0.5
1999 MIN MLB AL 78 247 .269 .343 .425 .274 99 -4.8 6.9 4.6 79 10 6.5 -3.0 -6.0 0.9
2000 SLC AAA PCL 0 150 .000 .000 .000 .406 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 EDM AAA PCL 121 489 .000 .000 .000 .340 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 MIN MLB AL 4 4 .235 .312 .354 .500 98 0.4 0.1 0.1 77 5 0.0 -0.2 -0.1 0.0
2002 EDM AAA PCL 127 509 .000 .000 .000 .322 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 TBA MLB AL 49 142 .264 .327 .422 .265 98 -9.1 3.9 2 69 16 -0.9 0.2 -5.0 0.0
2004 CIN MLB NL 82 222 .258 .321 .415 .253 96 -7.5 6.6 3 89 11 -0.4 -1.3 -2.7 0.5
2005 CIN MLB NL 76 254 .257 .324 .406 .277 106 7.9 7.3 3.9 125 11 2.3 -0.2 7.8 2.1
2006 CIN MLB NL 92 201 .261 .326 .420 .278 97 -2.8 6.1 2.4 100 12 0.9 0.0 1.0 1.0
2007 CIN MLB NL 97 265 .258 .323 .403 .298 102 -5.4 7.9 3.9 88 11 -5.0 -3.0 -3.1 0.1
2008 CIN MLB NL 94 144 .258 .326 .405 .293 100 -0.5 4.2 -0.2 97 11 2.2 0.8 -0.2 0.7
2009 BUF AAA INT 23 89 .252 .327 .383 .270 106 -1.5 2.6 -1.2 124 0 -0.2 -0.2 2.3 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
1993 ELZ Rk APL 29 24 3 5 1 0 0 6 3 4 2 0 0 .208 .345 .250 .042 0 0
1994 ELZ Rk APL 232 210 23 44 5 0 9 76 27 15 44 0 1 .210 .269 .362 .152 0 0
1995 FTW A MDW 433 383 59 123 26 5 19 216 65 47 75 0 5 .321 .397 .564 .243 1 1
1996 FTM A+ FSL 379 338 34 89 26 1 7 138 54 32 65 1 0 .263 .334 .408 .145 0 0
1996 NBR AA EAS 185 165 22 39 8 0 3 56 14 16 35 0 3 .236 .303 .339 .103 3 3
1997 MIN MLB AL 7 7 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 0 0 .286 .286 .286 .000 0 0
1997 NBR AA EAS 401 370 41 90 17 0 8 131 50 30 61 2 3 .243 .302 .354 .111 0 0
1998 MIN MLB AL 177 162 11 32 7 1 3 50 18 11 30 0 0 .198 .247 .309 .111 1 3
1999 MIN MLB AL 247 218 22 54 12 1 5 83 28 22 39 0 0 .248 .313 .381 .133 5 1
2000 SLC AAA PCL 150 140 25 50 16 2 7 91 35 9 27 1 0 .357 .400 .650 .293 0 0
2001 EDM AAA PCL 489 431 53 121 29 2 17 205 71 47 108 0 1 .281 .357 .476 .195 0 0
2002 EDM AAA PCL 509 455 69 130 33 1 21 228 80 41 96 0 1 .286 .351 .501 .215 0 0
2002 MIN MLB AL 4 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .000 0 0
2003 TBA MLB AL 142 135 13 30 7 1 3 48 15 5 31 0 0 .222 .254 .356 .133 1 0
2004 CIN MLB NL 222 202 18 47 10 1 6 77 20 17 36 0 0 .233 .293 .381 .149 2 0
2005 CIN MLB NL 254 221 36 62 11 0 14 115 50 30 37 0 0 .281 .362 .520 .240 3 0
2006 CIN MLB NL 201 186 24 50 6 1 8 82 27 13 29 0 0 .269 .313 .441 .172 2 0
2007 CIN MLB NL 265 243 19 67 21 0 2 94 34 19 25 0 0 .276 .328 .387 .111 2 0
2008 CIN MLB NL 144 129 10 33 8 0 4 53 18 14 27 0 0 .256 .326 .411 .155 1 0
2009 BUF AAA INT 89 77 6 20 3 0 3 32 10 12 11 0 0 .260 .360 .416 .156 0 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2008 575 0.4209 0.4313 0.7782 0.6033 0.3063 0.8904 0.6176 0.2218 0.0042
Career5750.42090.43130.77820.60330.30630.89040.61760.22180.0042

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
2009-06-15 2009-06-22 Minors 7 0 Right Shoulder Strain -
2007-09-17 2007-09-18 DTD 1 1 - Low Back Soreness - -
2000-05-25 2000-07-05 Minors 41 0 Right Knee Surgery - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2008 CIN $1,350,000
2007 CIN $1,325,000
2006 CIN $1,150,000
2005 CIN $450,000
2004 CIN $500,000
2003 TBA $305,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
6 yrPrevious$5,080,000
6 yrTotal$5,080,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
8 y 36 d

Details
  • signed as a free agent from CIN 2/3/09 (minor-league contract, $0.85M major league, $90K min)
  • performance bonus:$25K 60,70 g
  • $50K each 80,90,100,110,120,130 g
  • CIN exercised $1.35M 08 option 10/31/07
  • signed extension 8/06, 1 year/$1.325M (07)+$1.35M 08 club option, 07:$1.25M, 08:$1.35M club option $75K buyout
  • option increase to $1.35M with 250 plate appearances 07, $1.4M with 300 plate appearances 07
  • avoided arbitration 1/06, 1 year/$1.15M (06)
  • re-signed 11/04, 1 year/$0.45M (05)
  • signed as a free agent from TB 1/04, 1 year/$0.5M (04) (minor-league contract)
  • sent outright to Triple-A 10/03
  • 1 year/$0.305M (03)
  • acquired in trade from MIL 3/03 acquired in trade from MIN 11/02

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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Advanced Catching Metrics

Year lvl CSAA Framing Runs Blocking Chances EPAA Blocking Runs SB Attempts SRAA TRAA Throwing Runs FRAA Adj. FRAA
1997 mlb .004 0.1 66 .000 0.0 3 -.018 .001 0.0 0.1 0.1
1998 mlb .010 5.0 1936 .001 -0.5 36 .007 .001 -0.2 4.3 4.8
1999 mlb .008 5.8 2794 .000 -0.4 43 -.081 -.002 2.5 7.9 6.5
2002 mlb -.002 0.0 67 .000 0.0 0 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 mlb -.001 -0.2 1609 .000 0.1 21 .004 .000 -0.1 -0.2 -0.9
2004 mlb -.002 -1.3 2206 .002 -1.3 34 -.006 .001 0.1 -2.7 -0.4
2005 mlb .003 1.4 2374 .000 -0.2 30 .025 -.001 -0.5 0.8 2.3
2006 mlb .001 0.5 1544 -.001 0.3 15 -.033 -.011 0.5 1.3 0.9
2007 mlb -.003 -2.0 2288 .001 -0.4 40 .106 .002 -2.7 -5.1 -5.0
2008 mlb .029 2.2 385 .006 -0.7 1 .009 .000 0.0 1.5 2.2

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