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John Vander Wal PHRockies

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
18 3166 .261 .351 .441 98 3.4
Birth Date4-29-1966
Height6' 1"
Weight180 lbs
Age53 years, 2 months, 20 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
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
1991 MON 25 21 63 13 4 1 1 1 18 0 0 0 .213 .222 .361 49 -3.6 -0.8 -0.5 -0.4
1992 MON 26 105 237 51 8 2 4 24 36 0 3 0 .239 .316 .352 91 -1.7 -0.6 1.7 0.5
1993 MON 27 106 244 50 7 4 5 27 30 1 6 3 .233 .320 .372 88 -2.7 -0.4 -5.3 -0.4
1994 COL 28 91 127 27 3 1 5 16 31 0 2 1 .245 .339 .427 86 -1.8 -0.5 -0.5 0.0
1995 COL 29 105 118 35 8 1 5 16 23 0 1 1 .347 .432 .594 119 3.2 0.0 -0.8 0.5
1996 COL 30 104 173 38 6 2 5 19 38 1 2 2 .252 .335 .417 89 -1.8 0.5 -0.4 0.2
1997 COL 31 76 102 16 2 0 1 10 33 0 1 1 .174 .255 .228 52 -5.8 -0.2 -1.4 -0.5
1998 COL 32 89 121 30 10 1 5 16 29 0 0 0 .288 .380 .548 96 -0.4 -0.4 0.4 0.2
1998 SDN 32 20 31 6 3 0 0 6 5 0 0 0 .240 .387 .360 94 -0.1 -0.1 -0.4 0.0
1999 SDN 33 132 288 67 18 0 6 37 59 2 2 1 .272 .368 .419 91 -2.1 -0.3 2.9 0.5
2000 PIT 34 134 461 115 29 0 24 72 92 2 11 2 .299 .410 .563 133 23.8 0.6 -5.7 2.5
2001 PIT 35 97 360 87 22 3 11 42 84 1 7 4 .278 .361 .473 104 3.6 -3.6 -15.7 -0.9
2001 SFN 35 49 167 35 6 1 3 26 38 0 1 2 .252 .370 .374 104 1.5 -0.9 0.1 0.4
2002 NYA 36 84 245 57 17 1 6 23 58 0 1 1 .260 .327 .429 89 -2.3 0.4 -3.9 -0.2
2003 MIL 37 117 374 84 25 1 14 46 104 1 1 2 .257 .350 .468 96 -0.6 2.8 2.0 1.0
2004 CIN 38 42 55 6 2 0 2 4 20 0 0 0 .118 .182 .275 52 -3.2 -0.1 0.5 -0.2
Career13723166717170189738569883820.261.351.441986.0-3.7-27.03.4

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
1987 JAM A- NYP 18 73 .000 .000 .000 .577 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1987 WPB A+ FSL 50 223 .000 .000 .000 .319 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1988 WPB A+ FSL 62 272 .000 .000 .000 .293 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1988 JAX AA SOU 58 227 .000 .000 .000 .327 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 JAX AA SOU 71 242 .000 .000 .000 .306 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 JAX AA SOU 77 321 .000 .000 .000 .341 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 IND AAA AA 51 148 .000 .000 .000 .362 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 MON MLB NL 21 63 .258 .319 .383 .279 98 -3.8 1.7 -0.4 49 15 -0.5 -0.8 -3.6 -0.4
1991 IND AAA AA 133 564 .000 .000 .000 .361 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 MON MLB NL 105 237 .247 .310 .360 .272 98 -1.9 6.1 -1.3 91 10 1.7 -0.6 -1.7 0.5
1993 MON MLB NL 106 244 .264 .323 .396 .249 98 -0.7 7.0 -2.8 88 13 -5.3 -0.4 -2.7 -0.4
1994 COL MLB NL 91 127 .258 .319 .407 .293 116 -2.1 3.9 -1 86 16 -0.5 -0.5 -1.8 0.0
1995 COL MLB NL 105 118 .256 .325 .389 .405 120 6.5 3.5 -0.5 119 15 -0.8 0.0 3.2 0.5
1996 COL MLB NL 104 173 .256 .321 .396 .300 120 -5.3 5.3 -1.1 89 13 -0.4 0.5 -1.8 0.2
1997 COL MLB NL 76 102 .263 .330 .402 .259 119 -9.5 2.7 -0.6 52 12 -1.4 -0.2 -5.8 -0.5
1997 CSP AAA PCL 0 114 .000 .000 .000 .542 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 COL MLB NL 89 121 .263 .328 .412 .352 113 3.2 3.1 -0.7 96 9 0.4 -0.4 -0.4 0.2
1998 SDN MLB NL 20 31 .260 .332 .399 .300 88 0.4 0.8 -0.2 94 9 -0.4 -0.1 -0.1 0.0
1999 SDN MLB NL 132 288 .266 .337 .425 .332 94 4.1 7.8 -2.7 91 12 2.9 -0.3 -2.1 0.5
2000 PIT MLB NL 134 461 .265 .339 .436 .336 113 23.5 14.5 -5.9 133 11 -5.7 0.6 23.8 2.5
2001 PIT MLB NL 97 360 .261 .327 .423 .342 101 9.6 10.7 -4.2 104 9 -15.7 -3.6 3.6 -0.9
2001 SFN MLB NL 49 167 .262 .326 .432 .327 97 -1.2 5.0 -1.7 104 9 0.1 -0.9 1.5 0.4
2002 NYA MLB AL 84 245 .270 .336 .438 .323 97 2.6 7.1 -2.9 89 15 -3.9 0.4 -2.3 -0.2
2003 MIL MLB NL 117 374 .262 .328 .422 .335 103 4.9 9.9 -3.7 96 10 2.0 2.8 -0.6 1.0
2004 CIN MLB NL 42 55 .268 .334 .436 .138 102 -5.2 1.6 -0.3 52 11 0.5 -0.1 -3.2 -0.2
2004 LOU AAA INT 16 53 .000 .000 .000 .237 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 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
1987 WPB A+ FSL 223 189 29 54 11 2 2 75 22 30 25 8 3 .286 .382 .397 .111 1 1
1987 JAM A- NYP 73 69 24 33 12 3 3 60 15 3 14 3 2 .478 .500 .870 .391 0 0
1988 JAX AA SOU 227 208 22 54 14 0 3 77 14 17 49 3 4 .260 .319 .370 .111 0 0
1988 WPB A+ FSL 272 231 50 64 15 2 10 113 33 32 40 11 4 .277 .368 .489 .212 3 3
1989 JAX AA SOU 242 217 30 55 9 2 6 86 24 22 51 2 3 .253 .325 .396 .143 0 0
1990 JAX AA SOU 321 277 45 84 25 3 8 139 40 39 46 6 3 .303 .395 .502 .199 0 0
1990 IND AAA AA 148 135 16 40 6 0 2 52 14 13 28 0 1 .296 .358 .385 .089 0 0
1991 MON MLB NL 63 61 4 13 4 1 1 22 8 1 18 0 0 .213 .222 .361 .148 1 0
1991 IND AAA AA 564 478 84 140 36 8 15 237 71 79 118 8 1 .293 .395 .496 .203 1 1
1992 MON MLB NL 237 213 21 51 8 2 4 75 20 24 36 3 0 .239 .316 .352 .113 0 0
1993 MON MLB NL 244 215 34 50 7 4 5 80 30 27 30 6 3 .233 .320 .372 .140 1 0
1994 COL MLB NL 127 110 12 27 3 1 5 47 15 16 31 2 1 .245 .339 .427 .182 1 0
1995 COL MLB NL 118 101 15 35 8 1 5 60 21 16 23 1 1 .347 .432 .594 .248 1 0
1996 COL MLB NL 173 151 20 38 6 2 5 63 31 19 38 2 2 .252 .335 .417 .166 2 0
1997 COL MLB NL 102 92 7 16 2 0 1 21 11 10 33 1 1 .174 .255 .228 .054 0 0
1997 CSP AAA PCL 114 103 29 42 12 1 3 65 19 11 28 1 1 .408 .465 .631 .223 0 0
1998 COL MLB NL 121 104 18 30 10 1 5 57 20 16 29 0 0 .288 .380 .548 .260 1 0
1998 SDN MLB NL 31 25 3 6 3 0 0 9 0 6 5 0 0 .240 .387 .360 .120 0 0
1999 SDN MLB NL 288 246 26 67 18 0 6 103 41 37 59 2 1 .272 .368 .419 .146 3 0
2000 PIT MLB NL 461 384 74 115 29 0 24 216 94 72 92 11 2 .299 .410 .563 .263 3 0
2001 PIT MLB NL 360 313 39 87 22 3 11 148 50 42 84 7 4 .278 .361 .473 .195 4 0
2001 SFN MLB NL 167 139 19 35 6 1 3 52 20 26 38 1 2 .252 .370 .374 .122 0 2
2002 NYA MLB AL 245 219 30 57 17 1 6 94 20 23 58 1 1 .260 .327 .429 .169 3 0
2003 MIL MLB NL 374 327 50 84 25 1 14 153 45 46 104 1 2 .257 .350 .468 .211 0 0
2004 LOU AAA INT 53 48 5 9 3 0 0 12 2 5 10 2 0 .188 .264 .250 .063 0 0
2004 CIN MLB NL 55 51 2 6 2 0 2 14 4 4 20 0 0 .118 .182 .275 .157 0 0

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

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2004 CIN $700,000
2003 MIL $550,000
2002 NYA $1,850,000
2001 PIT, SFN $1,850,000
2000 PIT $875,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
5 yrPrevious$5,825,000
5 yrTotal$5,825,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
12 y 10 d

Details
  • FA 10/04 after refused sent outright to
  • contract purchased 7/04 re-signed 3/04 (minor-league contract) waived 3/04 signed as a free agent from MIL 1/04, 1 year/$0.7M (04)
  • declined arbitration 12/03
  • contract purchased 3/03 signed as a free agent from NYY 1/03 (minor-l contract) 1 year/$0.55M (03) $0.8M in poss bonuses
  • 2 year/$3.7M (01-02) incl $0.6M signing bonus 01:$1.55M, 02:$1.55M, acquired in trade from SF 12/01 acquired in trade from PIT 7/10

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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