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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
20 8164 .258 .312 .367 .234 15.7
Birth Date1-2-1970
Height6' 0"
Weight175 lbs
Age48 years, 1 months, 21 days
BatsR
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
1991 SFN 21 9 27 26 0 3 1 0 0 4 1 6 0 0 0 2 0 0 .115 .148 .154 .104 -3.5 -2.1 -0.6
1992 SFN 22 98 352 321 31 72 7 4 4 99 26 63 0 2 3 24 8 4 .224 .281 .308 .220 0.6 0.9 0.2
1993 SFN 23 153 607 549 54 155 21 5 6 204 38 91 5 7 8 70 11 10 .282 .331 .372 .259 23.7 0.0 2.4
1994 SFN 24 108 423 385 38 91 14 6 3 126 30 74 3 2 3 30 23 3 .236 .295 .327 .227 7.5 3.5 1.1
1995 SFN 25 138 557 509 56 124 29 3 5 174 38 109 3 3 4 58 24 9 .244 .298 .342 .227 4.0 1.4 0.5
1996 SLN 26 129 531 491 64 136 20 4 6 182 33 89 1 4 2 35 33 15 .277 .321 .371 .237 7.8 5.7 1.3
1997 SLN 27 154 619 576 75 153 39 5 9 229 33 109 3 5 2 61 30 10 .266 .306 .398 .241 15.5 18.1 3.3
1998 SLN 28 90 402 355 59 83 19 1 4 116 40 51 2 2 3 29 19 6 .234 .313 .327 .223 3.6 8.0 1.1
1998 TEX 28 52 206 186 30 53 12 1 5 82 13 32 1 3 3 24 5 5 .285 .330 .441 .263 10.7 1.7 1.2
1999 TEX 29 133 520 465 69 134 21 5 14 207 39 100 4 3 9 52 8 6 .288 .346 .445 .264 27.9 10.4 3.6
2000 TEX 30 148 573 513 70 124 21 5 14 197 42 92 3 3 12 54 11 7 .242 .301 .384 .225 -0.5 -13.7 -1.3
2001 CHA 31 135 485 433 62 114 21 4 9 170 33 72 3 7 9 60 10 7 .263 .315 .393 .235 8.4 2.6 1.1
2002 CHA 32 112 376 342 51 86 14 2 7 125 20 67 3 4 7 35 5 1 .251 .295 .365 .241 6.5 2.4 0.9
2003 MIL 33 146 543 483 49 110 16 1 11 161 49 92 3 4 4 39 5 2 .228 .301 .333 .214 -4.5 -1.4 -0.6
2004 COL 34 146 652 574 95 160 36 4 8 228 48 125 4 2 24 54 10 5 .279 .338 .397 .235 16.4 -9.1 0.7
2005 ARI 35 143 573 522 59 141 28 4 2 183 38 105 1 2 10 44 13 3 .270 .320 .351 .225 4.1 -4.5 -0.0
2006 CIN 36 50 164 149 13 35 8 0 2 49 11 32 1 1 2 13 6 3 .235 .290 .329 .212 -0.9 -2.3 -0.3
2006 WAS 36 87 338 305 36 82 22 1 0 106 19 53 4 5 5 27 8 3 .269 .315 .348 .234 4.2 6.1 1.0
2007 BOS 37 8 6 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.095 -1.1 -0.1 -0.1
2007 TOR 37 69 210 189 23 48 14 0 1 65 14 50 1 3 3 12 2 1 .254 .304 .344 .225 0.8 1.7 0.3
Career210881647379935190436355110270756514154562113723231100.258.312.367.234131.229.515.7

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
1988 EVE A- 60 245 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 CLN A 104 437 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .316 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 SJO A+ 28 106 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .169 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 SJO A+ 123 536 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .327 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 SFN MLB 9 27 .104 .231 .306 .345 .248 .150 100 -4.2 0.7 0.3 -2.1 -0.3 -3.5 -0.6 -3.5 -0.6
1991 SHV AA 126 557 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .346 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 SFN MLB 98 352 .220 .250 .309 .362 .251 .266 99 -13.4 9.1 4.2 0.9 0.7 0.6 0.2 0.6 0.2
1992 PHX AAA 48 212 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .259 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 SFN MLB 153 607 .259 .264 .324 .400 .258 .325 98 -0.5 17.4 8 0.0 -1.2 23.7 2.4 23.7 2.4
1994 SFN MLB 108 423 .227 .262 .322 .406 .252 .284 95 -15.6 12.8 5.9 3.5 4.3 7.5 1.1 7.5 1.1
1995 SFN MLB 138 557 .227 .260 .324 .400 .253 .299 98 -20.8 16.7 7.6 1.4 0.4 4.0 0.5 4.0 0.5
1996 SLN MLB 129 531 .237 .266 .329 .411 .253 .325 98 -13.9 16.4 7.3 5.7 -2.0 7.8 1.3 7.8 1.3
1997 SLN MLB 154 619 .241 .262 .330 .411 .257 .311 96 -12.8 16.5 8.4 18.1 3.5 15.5 3.3 15.5 3.3
1998 SLN MLB 90 402 .223 .266 .332 .419 .260 .262 100 -16.5 10.4 5.4 8.0 4.3 3.6 1.1 3.6 1.1
1998 TEX MLB 52 206 .263 .266 .332 .425 .262 .316 105 0.8 5.6 2.8 1.7 1.5 10.7 1.2 10.7 1.2
1999 TEX MLB 133 520 .264 .276 .347 .443 .265 .339 103 2.6 14.5 7.5 10.4 3.3 27.9 3.6 27.9 3.6
1999 OKL AAA 0 10 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .250 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 TEX MLB 148 573 .225 .272 .339 .435 .260 .268 100 -23.9 16.2 8.3 -13.7 -1.2 -0.5 -1.3 -0.5 -1.3
2001 CHA MLB 135 485 .235 .270 .334 .435 .263 .292 103 -13.1 13.3 6.6 2.6 1.6 8.4 1.1 8.4 1.1
2002 CHA MLB 112 376 .241 .271 .336 .432 .270 .290 101 -7.5 10.0 5 2.4 -1.0 6.5 0.9 6.5 0.9
2003 MIL MLB 146 543 .214 .262 .329 .421 .259 .258 102 -27.5 14.3 7.3 -1.4 1.4 -4.5 -0.6 -4.5 -0.6
2004 COL MLB 146 652 .235 .260 .325 .422 .259 .343 115 -18.2 19.4 8.9 -9.1 6.3 16.4 0.7 16.4 0.7
2005 ARI MLB 143 573 .225 .264 .329 .421 .261 .333 105 -21.5 16.5 7.5 -4.5 1.6 4.1 -0.0 4.1 -0.0
2006 CIN MLB 50 164 .212 .261 .326 .414 .257 .284 96 -8.8 4.9 2.1 -2.3 0.7 -0.9 -0.3 -0.9 -0.3
2006 WAS MLB 87 338 .234 .269 .338 .435 .266 .319 91 -9.9 10.2 4.7 6.1 -0.7 4.2 1.0 4.2 1.0
2007 BOS MLB 8 6 -.095 .309 .361 .471 .288 .000 105 -2.4 0.2 0.1 -0.1 1.0 -1.1 -0.1 -1.1 -0.1
2007 TOR MLB 69 210 .225 .275 .343 .432 .271 .333 95 -8.2 6.2 2.9 1.7 -0.0 0.8 0.3 0.8 0.3
2007 PAW AAA 7 30 .162 .266 .331 .395 .258 .222 95 -3.3 0.9 0.3 -0.1 0.2 -1.9 -0.2 -1.9 -0.2

Statistics For All Levels

Minor league stats are currently shownClick to hide.
Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
1988 EVE A- 245 35 55 4 0 3 29 27 54 10 4 .259 .350 .321 .061 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 CLN A 437 39 91 13 3 0 24 39 101 28 16 .236 .310 .286 .049 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 SJO A+ 106 5 11 2 0 0 4 13 27 10 1 .120 .236 .141 .022 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 SJO A+ 536 80 123 15 10 7 71 68 98 33 15 .267 .367 .389 .122 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 SHV AA 557 84 136 22 8 5 68 61 104 36 10 .280 .362 .390 .109 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 SFN MLB 27 0 3 1 0 0 2 1 6 0 0 .115 .148 .154 .038 .104 -3.5 -2.1 -0.6
1992 SFN MLB 352 31 72 7 4 4 24 26 63 8 4 .224 .281 .308 .084 .220 0.6 0.9 0.2
1992 PHX AAA 212 30 46 6 2 3 18 17 25 15 6 .240 .299 .339 .099 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 SFN MLB 607 54 155 21 5 6 70 38 91 11 10 .282 .331 .372 .089 .259 23.7 0.0 2.4
1994 SFN MLB 423 38 91 14 6 3 30 30 74 23 3 .236 .295 .327 .091 .227 7.5 3.5 1.1
1995 SFN MLB 557 56 124 29 3 5 58 38 109 24 9 .244 .298 .342 .098 .227 4.0 1.4 0.5
1996 SLN MLB 531 64 136 20 4 6 35 33 89 33 15 .277 .321 .371 .094 .237 7.8 5.7 1.3
1997 SLN MLB 619 75 153 39 5 9 61 33 109 30 10 .266 .306 .398 .132 .241 15.5 18.1 3.3
1998 SLN MLB 402 59 83 19 1 4 29 40 51 19 6 .234 .313 .327 .093 .223 3.6 8.0 1.1
1998 TEX MLB 206 30 53 12 1 5 24 13 32 5 5 .285 .330 .441 .156 .263 10.7 1.7 1.2
1999 TEX MLB 520 69 134 21 5 14 52 39 100 8 6 .288 .346 .445 .157 .264 27.9 10.4 3.6
1999 OKL AAA 10 1 1 0 0 0 1 3 3 0 0 .143 .400 .143 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 TEX MLB 573 70 124 21 5 14 54 42 92 11 7 .242 .301 .384 .142 .225 -0.5 -13.7 -1.3
2001 CHA MLB 485 62 114 21 4 9 60 33 72 10 7 .263 .315 .393 .129 .235 8.4 2.6 1.1
2002 CHA MLB 376 51 86 14 2 7 35 20 67 5 1 .251 .295 .365 .114 .241 6.5 2.4 0.9
2003 MIL MLB 543 49 110 16 1 11 39 49 92 5 2 .228 .301 .333 .106 .214 -4.5 -1.4 -0.6
2004 COL MLB 652 95 160 36 4 8 54 48 125 10 5 .279 .338 .397 .118 .235 16.4 -9.1 0.7
2005 ARI MLB 573 59 141 28 4 2 44 38 105 13 3 .270 .320 .351 .080 .225 4.1 -4.5 -0.0
2006 CIN MLB 164 13 35 8 0 2 13 11 32 6 3 .235 .290 .329 .094 .212 -0.9 -2.3 -0.3
2006 WAS MLB 338 36 82 22 1 0 27 19 53 8 3 .269 .315 .348 .079 .234 4.2 6.1 1.0
2007 TOR MLB 210 23 48 14 0 1 12 14 50 2 1 .254 .304 .344 .090 .225 0.8 1.7 0.3
2007 PAW AAA 30 2 4 3 0 0 3 2 10 0 0 .143 .200 .250 .107 .162 -1.9 -0.1 -0.2
2007 BOS MLB 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.095 -1.1 -0.1 -0.1

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

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
2007-05-30 2007-06-02 DTD 3 3 - Foot Contusion Foul Ball - -
2006-06-17 2006-06-19 DTD 2 2 Right Shoulder Soreness - -
2006-04-17 2006-04-18 DTD 1 0 Left Forearm Contusion HBP - -
2004-06-13 2004-06-13 DTD 0 0 - Low Back Spasms - -
2003-05-27 2003-05-27 DTD 0 0 - Hand Contusion HBP - -
2002-05-06 2002-05-06 DTD 0 0 - Face Other Tooth Pulled - -
2002-04-04 2002-04-06 DTD 2 1 - Soreness - -
2001-08-30 2001-08-31 DTD 1 1 - Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
2001-08-16 2001-08-18 DTD 2 2 - Low Back Spasms - -
2001-07-13 2001-07-13 DTD 0 0 - Forearm Laceration Spiked - -
2000-07-03 2000-07-13 DTD 10 6 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique - -
1999-05-30 1999-06-04 DTD 5 4 Right Shoulder Soreness - -
1999-05-01 1999-05-21 15-DL 20 17 Right Shoulder Strain - -
1999-04-08 1999-04-13 DTD 5 4 Right Shoulder Strain - -
1998-06-24 1998-07-09 15-DL 15 11 Right Abdomen Strain Side - -
1997-09-03 1997-09-03 DTD 0 0 Left Foot Contusion Foul Ball - -
1997-06-27 1997-06-27 DTD 0 0 - Knee Soreness - -
1997-06-15 1997-06-15 DTD 0 0 - Sprain Big Toe - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2007 TOR $1,500,000
2006 WAS $1,000,000
2005 ARI $1,350,000
2004 COL $650,000
2003 MIL $1,500,000
2002 CHA $4,500,000
2001 CHA $4,500,000
2000 TEX $4,500,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
8 yrPrevious$19,500,000
8 yrTotal$19,500,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
15 y 132 dRick Licht1 yr/$1.5M (07)

Details
  • designated for assignment 10/29/07
  • contract purchased 9/1/07 signed as a free agent from TOR 8/23/07 (minor-league contract)
  • released 8/7/07
  • designated for assignment 8/3/07
  • signed as a free agent from CIN 11/06, 1 year/$1.5M (07)
  • $0.75M signing bonus, 07:$0.75M
  • performance bonus:$0.1M each 525,550,575 plate appearances, $0.2M 600 plate appearances
  • acquired in trade from WAS 7/06 signed as a free agent from AZ 1/06 (minor-league contract)
  • signed as a free agent from COL 12/04, 1 year/$1.3M (05)
  • contract purchased 4/04 signed as a free agent from MIL 1/04 (minor-league contract), 1 year/$0.65M (04)
  • FA 10/03 after club declined 04 opt
  • 03:$1.5M
  • 1 year/$1.75M (03)+$2M 04 club option, option increases to $2.3M with 375 plate appearances in 03, $2.5M with 400 plate appearances, $2.7M with 450 plate appearances, $3M with 500 plate appearances, $3.3M with 550 plate appearances
  • 03 bonuses:$0.1M each for 375,400,450,500,550 plate appearances
  • ($0.5M total) signed as a free agent from CWS 12/02
  • waived-CWS 9/02

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DateQuestionAnswer
2008-11-12 14:00:00 (link to chat)Feeling any better about Elvis Andrus after his steady second half?
(Joey Matschulat from Tyler, TX)
Another guy I'm not as high on as others. Decent average, great speed, no other secondary skills, good defense. He's almost Royce Clayton for me, but I also think Royce Clayton is underrated. (Kevin Goldstein)


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