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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
20 9053 .297 .381 .477 122 47.8
Birth Date9-13-1968
Height6' 2"
Weight180 lbs
Age51 years, 1 months, 7 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
1991 NYA 22 85 374 76 19 4 3 48 57 1 10 5 .238 .336 .350 93 -2.3 -0.7 -3.1 0.5
1992 NYA 23 62 293 73 14 2 5 29 36 1 7 6 .280 .354 .406 106 2.8 -1.8 5.3 1.6
1993 NYA 24 139 628 152 31 4 12 53 106 4 9 9 .268 .333 .400 96 -1.3 0.6 5.9 2.5
1994 NYA 25 108 475 118 29 1 12 61 54 3 16 9 .289 .384 .453 113 9.9 -0.1 -0.8 2.4
1995 NYA 26 144 648 173 29 9 18 75 98 5 8 6 .307 .392 .487 124 21.9 0.3 12.6 5.5
1996 NYA 27 143 641 168 26 7 29 82 72 0 17 4 .305 .391 .535 134 32.4 1.7 -0.6 5.2
1997 NYA 28 129 591 167 35 6 21 73 80 1 15 8 .328 .408 .544 138 31.1 0.4 -12.8 3.6
1998 NYA 29 128 578 169 30 5 26 74 81 1 15 9 .339 .422 .575 153 39.9 -0.4 -4.2 5.1
1999 NYA 30 158 697 202 28 6 25 100 95 1 9 10 .342 .435 .536 141 41.5 1.6 -1.7 5.9
2000 NYA 31 141 616 165 37 6 30 71 84 5 13 5 .307 .391 .566 130 28.9 -0.5 -6.3 4.0
2001 NYA 32 146 633 166 38 0 26 78 67 6 11 5 .307 .395 .522 138 34.2 -1.3 -5.6 4.7
2002 NYA 33 154 699 204 37 2 19 83 97 3 8 4 .333 .415 .493 137 35.2 -2.0 -21.0 3.4
2003 NYA 34 119 521 117 19 1 15 71 61 3 5 0 .263 .367 .411 114 10.7 -0.3 -6.5 1.9
2004 NYA 35 148 651 147 29 1 22 85 96 2 1 5 .262 .360 .435 111 10.6 0.8 -12.2 1.5
2005 NYA 36 141 546 121 19 1 12 53 75 1 1 2 .249 .321 .367 92 -4.9 -1.5 -6.6 0.2
2006 NYA 37 131 462 118 29 0 12 33 53 2 2 0 .281 .332 .436 96 -0.3 -4.2 -6.6 -0.2
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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 ONE A- NYP 25 106 .000 .000 .000 .400 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1987 FTL A+ FSL 25 94 .000 .000 .000 .216 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1988 PRW A+ CRL 92 408 .000 .000 .000 .402 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 ABY AA EAS 91 384 .000 .000 .000 .291 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 COH AAA INT 50 194 .000 .000 .000 .264 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 ABY AA EAS 134 571 .000 .000 .000 .340 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 NYA MLB AL 85 374 .257 .323 .384 .278 102 -1.7 10.1 0.9 93 11 -3.1 -0.7 -2.3 0.5
1991 COH AAA INT 78 353 .000 .000 .000 .317 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 NYA MLB AL 62 293 .258 .323 .384 .309 101 5.2 7.6 0.4 106 9 5.3 -1.8 2.8 1.6
1992 COH AAA INT 95 423 .000 .000 .000 .349 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 NYA MLB AL 139 628 .269 .337 .411 .310 99 -4 18.0 1.6 96 9 5.9 0.6 -1.3 2.5
1994 NYA MLB AL 108 475 .278 .347 .446 .308 102 11.7 14.4 1.3 113 9 -0.8 -0.1 9.9 2.4
1995 NYA MLB AL 144 648 .269 .340 .420 .344 102 25 19.4 1.8 124 8 12.6 0.3 21.9 5.5
1996 NYA MLB AL 143 641 .276 .346 .445 .304 101 34.4 19.8 1.6 134 11 -0.6 1.7 32.4 5.2
1997 NYA MLB AL 129 591 .271 .339 .431 .351 96 43.5 16.3 1.6 138 7 -12.8 0.4 31.1 3.6
1998 NYA MLB AL 128 578 .274 .342 .440 .361 96 50.9 15.8 1 153 8 -4.2 -0.4 39.9 5.1
1998 TAM A+ FSL 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .500 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 NRW AA EAS 0 13 .000 .000 .000 .500 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 NYA MLB AL 158 697 .275 .343 .445 .372 97 50.1 19.5 1.9 141 7 -1.7 1.6 41.5 5.9
2000 NYA MLB AL 141 616 .276 .345 .443 .317 86 50 19.4 1.3 130 8 -6.3 -0.5 28.9 4.0
2001 NYA MLB AL 146 633 .264 .329 .421 .307 95 44.4 18.9 1.6 138 10 -5.6 -1.3 34.2 4.7
2002 NYA MLB AL 154 699 .265 .332 .425 .372 97 41.4 20.1 1.3 137 9 -21.0 -2.0 35.2 3.4
2003 NYA MLB AL 119 521 .260 .327 .414 .275 100 5.6 14.2 1.1 114 8 -6.5 -0.3 10.7 1.9
2003 TRN AA EAS 5 21 .000 .000 .000 .357 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 NYA MLB AL 148 651 .267 .336 .424 .281 104 5.7 19.4 -3 111 9 -12.2 0.8 10.6 1.5
2005 NYA MLB AL 141 546 .267 .329 .425 .270 103 -9.4 15.7 -0.6 92 11 -6.6 -1.5 -4.9 0.2
2006 NYA MLB AL 131 462 .272 .338 .434 .294 106 -3.9 13.9 -4.5 96 8 -6.6 -4.2 -0.3 -0.2

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 ONE A- NYP 106 93 13 32 4 0 0 36 15 10 14 9 3 .344 .410 .387 .043 1 1
1987 FTL A+ FSL 94 71 11 11 3 0 0 14 4 18 22 9 1 .155 .340 .197 .042 2 2
1988 PRW A+ CRL 408 337 72 113 16 7 7 164 45 66 66 29 11 .335 .450 .487 .151 0 0
1989 COH AAA INT 194 162 21 35 8 1 2 51 16 25 38 11 5 .216 .323 .315 .099 3 3
1989 ABY AA EAS 384 314 63 79 11 8 11 139 42 60 72 26 13 .252 .379 .443 .191 3 3
1990 ABY AA EAS 571 466 91 131 28 5 8 193 54 98 97 39 18 .281 .409 .414 .133 1 1
1991 NYA MLB AL 374 320 43 76 19 4 3 112 34 48 57 10 5 .238 .336 .350 .113 3 2
1991 COH AAA INT 353 306 52 90 14 6 8 140 37 38 43 9 8 .294 .371 .458 .163 4 4
1992 COH AAA INT 423 363 68 111 23 9 8 176 50 52 61 20 8 .306 .393 .485 .179 1 1
1992 NYA MLB AL 293 261 39 73 14 2 5 106 26 29 36 7 6 .280 .354 .406 .126 0 2
1993 NYA MLB AL 628 567 67 152 31 4 12 227 68 53 106 9 9 .268 .333 .400 .132 3 1
1994 NYA MLB AL 475 408 80 118 29 1 12 185 57 61 54 16 9 .289 .384 .453 .164 2 1
1995 NYA MLB AL 648 563 93 173 29 9 18 274 82 75 98 8 6 .307 .392 .487 .179 3 2
1996 NYA MLB AL 641 551 108 168 26 7 29 295 102 82 72 17 4 .305 .391 .535 .230 7 1
1997 NYA MLB AL 591 509 107 167 35 6 21 277 100 73 80 15 8 .328 .408 .544 .216 8 0
1998 NYA MLB AL 578 499 101 169 30 5 26 287 97 74 81 15 9 .339 .422 .575 .236 4 0
1998 TAM A+ FSL 3 2 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 .500 .667 1.000 .500 0 0
1998 NRW AA EAS 13 11 6 6 2 0 2 14 5 2 1 0 0 .545 .615 1.273 .727 0 0
1999 NYA MLB AL 697 591 116 202 28 6 25 317 115 100 95 9 10 .342 .435 .536 .195 5 0
2000 NYA MLB AL 616 537 108 165 37 6 30 304 121 71 84 13 5 .307 .391 .566 .259 3 0
2001 NYA MLB AL 633 540 102 166 38 0 26 282 94 78 67 11 5 .307 .395 .522 .215 9 0
2002 NYA MLB AL 699 612 102 204 37 2 19 302 102 83 97 8 4 .333 .415 .493 .160 1 0
2003 TRN AA EAS 21 15 4 5 2 0 0 7 4 4 1 0 1 .333 .500 .467 .133 0 0
2003 NYA MLB AL 521 445 77 117 19 1 15 183 64 71 61 5 0 .263 .367 .411 .148 2 0
2004 NYA MLB AL 651 561 105 147 29 1 22 244 70 85 96 1 5 .262 .360 .435 .173 2 1
2005 NYA MLB AL 546 485 53 121 19 1 12 178 64 53 75 1 2 .249 .321 .367 .118 6 1
2006 NYA MLB AL 462 420 65 118 29 0 12 183 61 33 53 2 0 .281 .332 .436 .155 6 1

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
2003-05-23 2003-07-09 15-DL 47 41 Left Knee Surgery Meniscus 2003-05-21
1998-06-11 1998-07-18 15-DL 37 31 Right Knee Sprain - -
1997-07-14 1997-08-01 15-DL 18 16 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
1997-06-18 1997-07-02 15-DL 14 12 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
1996-05-11 1996-05-26 15-DL 15 12 Left Lower Leg Strain Calf - -
1993-05-13 1993-06-07 15-DL 25 23 - Trunk Strain Rib Cage - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2006 NYA $1,500,000
2005 NYA $12,357,143
2004 NYA $12,357,143
2003 NYA $12,357,143
2002 NYA $12,357,143
2001 NYA $12,357,143
2000 NYA $12,357,143
YearsDescriptionSalary
7 yrPrevious$75,642,858
7 yrTotal$75,642,858

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
13 y 168 dScott Boras1 year/$1.5M (2006)

Details
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2006). Re-signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/05. May earn $1.5M in performance bonuses ($115,384.62 for each 25 plate appearances 150-450).
  • 7 years/$87.5M (1999-2005), plus 2006 club option. Re-signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 11/98. $2.5M signing bonus, 99:$9.5M, 00-05:$12M annually, 06:$15M club option, $3.5M buyout. NY Yankees declined 2006 option 8/05.
  • 1 year/$5.25M (1997). Re-signed by NY Yankees 2/97 (avoided arbitration, $5.35M-$5M).
  • 1 year/$3M (1996). Re-signed by NY Yankees 2/96 (won arbitration $3M-$2.555M).
  • 1 year (1995). Renewed by NY Yankees 3/95.
  • Signed by NY Yankees 9/85 as an amateur free agent from Puerto Rico.

2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

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