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Portrait of Carlos Lee

Carlos Lee 1BWhite Sox

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
18 8786 .285 .339 .483 .280 27.6
Birth Date6-20-1976
Height6' 2"
Weight270 lbs
Age41 years, 8 months, 5 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
1999 CHA 23 127 517 492 66 144 32 2 16 228 13 72 4 7 1 84 4 2 .293 .312 .463 .256 8.3 -4.9 0.3
2000 CHA 24 152 619 572 107 172 29 2 24 277 38 94 3 5 1 92 13 4 .301 .345 .484 .271 27.5 -0.9 2.5
2001 CHA 25 150 605 558 75 150 33 3 24 261 38 85 6 2 1 84 17 7 .269 .321 .468 .257 6.9 0.9 0.8
2002 CHA 26 140 576 492 82 130 26 2 26 238 75 73 2 7 0 80 1 4 .264 .359 .484 .292 30.1 -2.3 2.8
2003 CHA 27 158 671 623 100 181 35 1 31 311 37 91 4 7 0 113 18 4 .291 .331 .499 .278 30.6 1.0 3.1
2004 CHA 28 153 658 591 103 180 37 0 31 310 54 86 7 6 0 99 11 5 .305 .366 .525 .289 37.2 8.8 4.5
2005 MIL 29 162 688 618 85 164 41 0 32 301 57 87 2 11 0 114 13 4 .265 .324 .487 .284 29.7 0.4 3.0
2006 MIL 30 102 435 388 60 111 18 0 28 213 38 39 2 7 0 81 12 2 .286 .347 .549 .302 29.6 -12.4 1.7
2006 TEX 30 59 260 236 42 76 19 1 9 124 20 26 0 4 0 35 7 0 .322 .369 .525 .294 15.4 -6.8 0.8
2007 HOU 31 162 697 627 93 190 43 1 32 331 53 63 4 13 0 119 10 5 .303 .354 .528 .283 30.7 -13.5 1.7
2008 HOU 32 115 481 436 61 137 27 0 28 248 37 49 3 5 0 100 4 1 .314 .368 .569 .314 34.8 -8.7 2.6
2009 HOU 33 160 662 610 65 183 35 1 26 298 41 51 3 8 0 102 5 3 .300 .343 .489 .289 29.5 -16.9 1.3
2010 HOU 34 157 649 605 67 149 29 1 24 252 37 59 3 4 0 89 3 3 .246 .291 .417 .251 5.6 -19.0 -1.4
2011 HOU 35 155 653 585 66 161 38 4 18 261 59 60 3 6 0 94 4 3 .275 .342 .446 .293 26.9 8.6 3.8
2012 HOU 36 66 277 258 24 74 15 1 5 106 19 17 0 0 0 29 0 0 .287 .336 .411 .261 -0.5 -4.4 -0.5
2012 MIA 36 81 338 292 29 71 12 0 4 95 39 32 1 6 0 48 3 0 .243 .328 .325 .253 2.2 3.0 0.6
Career2099878679831125227346919358385465598447983136312547.285.339.483.280344.4-67.027.6

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
1995 HIC A 63 227 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .278 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 BRI Rk 67 282 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .377 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 HIC A 119 514 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .336 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 WNS A+ 0 584 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .336 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 BIR AA 0 590 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .307 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 CHA MLB 127 517 .256 .272 .340 .437 .260 .311 99 -2.1 14.4 -4.9 -4.9 0.8 8.3 0.3 8.3 0.3
1999 CHR AAA 0 103 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .382 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 CHA MLB 152 619 .271 .273 .346 .441 .264 .322 96 7.7 17.5 -4.7 -0.9 6.9 27.5 2.5 27.5 2.5
2001 CHA MLB 150 605 .257 .267 .333 .430 .262 .279 103 -1.8 16.6 -5 0.9 -2.8 6.9 0.8 6.9 0.8
2002 CHA MLB 140 576 .292 .270 .335 .432 .269 .260 101 19.9 15.4 -4 -2.3 -1.2 30.1 2.8 30.1 2.8
2003 CHA MLB 158 671 .278 .267 .330 .428 .263 .295 100 13.5 18.3 -4.7 1.0 3.6 30.6 3.1 30.6 3.1
2004 CHA MLB 153 658 .289 .271 .335 .438 .262 .310 106 20.8 19.6 -4.9 8.8 1.6 37.2 4.5 37.2 4.5
2005 MIL MLB 162 688 .284 .263 .326 .421 .259 .259 100 17.2 19.8 -4.7 0.4 -2.6 29.7 3.0 29.7 3.0
2006 MIL MLB 102 435 .302 .271 .334 .440 .267 .253 95 20.6 13.1 -3.3 -12.4 -0.8 29.6 1.7 29.6 1.7
2006 TEX MLB 59 260 .294 .267 .333 .424 .256 .327 106 10 7.8 -2.3 -6.8 -0.1 15.4 0.8 15.4 0.8
2007 HOU MLB 162 697 .283 .268 .334 .424 .260 .290 103 17.8 20.7 -5.1 -13.5 -2.7 30.7 1.7 30.7 1.7
2008 HOU MLB 115 481 .314 .262 .332 .415 .262 .299 100 27.7 13.9 -3.5 -8.7 -3.3 34.8 2.6 34.8 2.6
2009 HOU MLB 160 662 .289 .261 .327 .417 .262 .290 95 20.8 19.0 -4.8 -16.9 -5.5 29.5 1.3 29.5 1.3
2010 HOU MLB 157 649 .251 .261 .324 .408 .268 .238 93 -5.8 17.9 -5.4 -19.0 -1.2 5.6 -1.4 5.6 -1.4
2011 HOU MLB 155 653 .293 .256 .316 .398 .260 .279 101 21 17.6 -7.7 8.6 -3.9 26.9 3.8 26.9 3.8
2012 HOU MLB 66 277 .261 .257 .320 .412 .262 .292 101 0.3 7.6 -4.9 -4.4 -3.5 -0.5 -0.5 -0.5 -0.5
2012 MIA MLB 81 338 .253 .246 .305 .383 .248 .256 97 -2.2 9.3 -5.9 3.0 1.1 2.2 0.6 2.2 0.6
2012 CCH AA 3 10 .462 .246 .311 .364 .249 .571 95 2.1 0.3 -0.2 -0.1 -0.0 2.2 0.2 2.2 0.2
2012 PAN int 4 18 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .077 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
1995 HIC A 227 18 54 9 1 4 30 8 34 1 5 .248 .278 .353 .106 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 BRI Rk 282 43 93 17 1 7 45 8 34 17 7 .346 .369 .494 .149 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 HIC A 514 65 150 23 6 8 70 23 50 18 13 .312 .344 .435 .123 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 WNS A+ 584 81 173 50 4 17 82 36 65 11 5 .317 .361 .516 .200 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 BIR AA 590 77 166 33 2 21 106 39 55 11 5 .302 .351 .485 .182 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 CHR AAA 103 16 33 5 0 4 20 8 14 2 1 .351 .408 .532 .181 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 CHA MLB 517 66 144 32 2 16 84 13 72 4 2 .293 .312 .463 .171 .256 8.3 -4.9 0.3
2000 CHA MLB 619 107 172 29 2 24 92 38 94 13 4 .301 .345 .484 .184 .271 27.5 -0.9 2.5
2001 CHA MLB 605 75 150 33 3 24 84 38 85 17 7 .269 .321 .468 .199 .257 6.9 0.9 0.8
2002 CHA MLB 576 82 130 26 2 26 80 75 73 1 4 .264 .359 .484 .220 .292 30.1 -2.3 2.8
2003 CHA MLB 671 100 181 35 1 31 113 37 91 18 4 .291 .331 .499 .209 .278 30.6 1.0 3.1
2004 CHA MLB 658 103 180 37 0 31 99 54 86 11 5 .305 .366 .525 .220 .289 37.2 8.8 4.5
2005 MIL MLB 688 85 164 41 0 32 114 57 87 13 4 .265 .324 .487 .222 .284 29.7 0.4 3.0
2006 MIL MLB 435 60 111 18 0 28 81 38 39 12 2 .286 .347 .549 .263 .302 29.6 -12.4 1.7
2006 TEX MLB 260 42 76 19 1 9 35 20 26 7 0 .322 .369 .525 .203 .294 15.4 -6.8 0.8
2007 HOU MLB 697 93 190 43 1 32 119 53 63 10 5 .303 .354 .528 .225 .283 30.7 -13.5 1.7
2008 HOU MLB 481 61 137 27 0 28 100 37 49 4 1 .314 .368 .569 .255 .314 34.8 -8.7 2.6
2009 HOU MLB 662 65 183 35 1 26 102 41 51 5 3 .300 .343 .489 .189 .289 29.5 -16.9 1.3
2010 HOU MLB 649 67 149 29 1 24 89 37 59 3 3 .246 .291 .417 .170 .251 5.6 -19.0 -1.4
2011 HOU MLB 653 66 161 38 4 18 94 59 60 4 3 .275 .342 .446 .171 .293 26.9 8.6 3.8
2012 PAN int 18 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 .118 .167 .294 .176 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 HOU MLB 277 24 74 15 1 5 29 19 17 0 0 .287 .336 .411 .124 .261 -0.5 -4.4 -0.5
2012 MIA MLB 338 29 71 12 0 4 48 39 32 3 0 .243 .328 .325 .082 .253 2.2 3.0 0.6
2012 CCH AA 10 1 5 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 .500 .500 .800 .300 .462 2.2 -0.1 0.2

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
2008 1638 0.4695 0.4933 0.8527 0.6476 0.3567 0.9096 0.7613 0.1473 662 -0.005198
2009 2255 0.5042 0.4625 0.8706 0.6280 0.2943 0.9202 0.7629 0.1294 993 -0.005727
2010 2198 0.4864 0.4918 0.8612 0.6679 0.3251 0.9370 0.7139 0.1388 913 -0.008609
2011 2400 0.5096 0.4363 0.8758 0.6018 0.2642 0.9171 0.7781 0.1242 1106 -0.003155
2012 2209 0.5048 0.4110 0.8800 0.5632 0.2559 0.9220 0.7857 0.1200 1098 -0.010993
Career107000.49660.45670.8690.61990.29550.92170.76070.131972.9184-0.0067

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
2012-06-02 2012-06-17 15-DL 15 13 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
2012-04-28 2012-05-01 DTD 3 3 Left Ankle Sprain - -
2012-03-02 2012-03-06 Camp 4 0 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
2011-08-28 2011-08-28 DTD 0 0 Right Ankle Sprain Mild - -
2011-05-02 2011-05-06 DTD 4 3 Trunk Contusion Player Collision -
2011-04-19 2011-04-19 DTD 0 0 Elbow Hyperextension -
2011-03-11 2011-03-11 Camp 0 0 Shoulder Soreness -
2010-03-18 2010-03-18 Camp 0 0 General Medical Illness GI -
2009-10-01 2009-10-02 DTD 1 1 Right Hand Soreness -
2009-07-17 2009-07-17 DTD 0 0 Left Knee Contusion -
2009-06-14 2009-06-16 DTD 2 1 Left Thigh Cramp -
2008-08-09 2008-09-28 15-DL 50 45 Left Fingers Surgery Little Finger Fracture 2008-08-11
2008-05-15 2008-05-15 DTD 0 0 Left Forearm Contusion -
2007-08-18 2007-08-18 DTD 0 0 Right Hip Strain Hip Flexor -
2007-05-14 2007-05-15 DTD 1 0 Left Forearm Contusion HBP -
2006-08-16 2006-08-16 DTD 0 0 Left Trunk Contusion HBP -
2006-07-27 2006-07-28 DTD 1 0 Left Hand Soreness Running Into Structure -
2006-06-15 2006-06-16 DTD 1 0 Left Hand Soreness on a Swing -
2006-03-21 2006-03-25 Camp 4 0 Groin Strain Mild -
2005-07-01 2005-07-01 DTD 0 0 Left Knee Contusion Running Into Structure -
2005-03-13 2005-03-14 Camp 1 0 Left Hand Contusion HBP -
2004-08-26 2004-08-31 DTD 5 5 Left Groin Soreness -
2004-04-22 2004-04-22 DTD 0 0 Left Groin Soreness Since Beginning of Season -
2003-05-24 2003-05-24 DTD 0 0 Left Head Contusion HBP -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2013 MIA $
2012 HOU $19,000,000
2011 HOU $19,000,000
2010 HOU $19,000,000
2009 HOU $19,000,000
2008 HOU $12,500,000
2007 HOU $11,500,000
2006 MIL $8,500,000
2005 MIL $8,000,000
2004 CHA $6,500,000
2003 CHA $4,200,000
2002 CHA $2,700,000
2001 CHA $400,000
2000 CHA $275,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
13 yrPrevious$130,575,000
13 yrTotal$130,575,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
13 y 150 dAdam Katz6 years/$100M (2007-12)

Details
  • 6 years/$100M (2007-12). Signed by Houston as a free agent 11/06. $3M signing bonus. 07:$11M, 08:$12M, 09:$18.5M, 10:$18.5M, 11:$18.5M. 12:$18.5M. Full no-trade clause 2007-10. May block trades to 14 clubs annually in 2011-12. (Upon signing with Houston, Lee agreed to waive 10-and-5 rights in exchange for blanket no-trade protection in the first four years of the deal). Contract includes nominal weight clause. Award bonus: $25,000 for All-Star. Acquired by Miami in trade from Houston 7/5/12 (Marlins pay pro-rated portion of Major League minimum, with Astros responsible for remainder of 2012 salary.) Retired 6/20/13.
  • 2 years/$15M (2004-05), plus 2006 club option. Signed extension with Chicago White Sox 12/03 (avoided arbitration). 04:$6.5M, 05:$8M, 06:$8.5M club option, $0.5M buyout. Acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Chicago White Sox 12/04. Milwaukee exercised 2006 option 10/05. Acquired by Texas in trade from Milwaukee 7/06.
  • 2 years/$6.9M (2002-03). Signed extension with Chicago White Sox 1/02 (avoided arbitration). 02:$2.7M, 03:$4.2M.
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2001). Re-signed by Chicago White Sox.
  • 1 year/$0.275M (2000). Re-signed by Chicago White Sox.
  • 1 year/$0.2M (1999). Contract purchased by Chicago White Sox.
  • Signed by Chicago White Sox 1994 as an amateur free agent from Panama.

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