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Eric Wedge DH

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
9 100 .233 .340 .430 115 0.3
Birth Date1-27-1968
Height6' 3"
Weight215 lbs
Age51 years, 8 months, 18 days
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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 BOS 23 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 85 0.0 -0.1 0.0 0.0
1992 BOS 24 27 81 17 2 0 5 13 18 0 0 0 .250 .370 .500 126 2.6 -0.9 -0.2 0.3
1993 COL 25 9 11 2 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 .182 .182 .182 63 -0.5 0.1 0.0 0.0
1994 BOS 26 2 7 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 .000 .143 .000 77 -0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0
Career39100202051425000.233.340.4301151.9-0.8-0.20.3

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
1989 ELM A- NYP 41 160 .000 .000 .000 .231 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 NBR AA EAS 14 47 .000 .000 .000 .250 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 NBR AA EAS 103 396 .000 .000 .000 .257 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 BOS MLB AL 1 1 .333 .320 .458 1.000 111 0.4 0.0 0 85 5 0.0 -0.1 0.0 0.0
1991 WHV A+ FSL 8 25 .000 .000 .000 .286 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 NBR AA EAS 2 9 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 PAW AAA INT 53 196 .000 .000 .000 .246 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 BOS MLB AL 27 81 .252 .329 .379 .267 102 4.1 2.1 -0.8 126 20 -0.2 -0.9 2.6 0.3
1992 PAW AAA INT 65 247 .000 .000 .000 .325 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 COL MLB NL 9 11 .251 .308 .372 .286 137 -0.9 0.3 0.1 63 12 0.0 0.1 -0.5 0.0
1993 CNV A+ CLF 6 25 .000 .000 .000 .286 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 CSP AAA PCL 38 108 .000 .000 .000 .323 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 BOS MLB AL 2 7 .229 .309 .387 .000 106 -1.3 0.2 -0.1 77 12 0.0 0.0 -0.2 0.0
1994 PAW AAA INT 77 310 .000 .000 .000 .287 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 PAW AAA INT 108 444 .000 .000 .000 .262 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 TOL AAA INT 96 380 .000 .000 .000 .266 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 SWB AAA INT 0 151 .000 .000 .000 .317 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
1989 NBR AA EAS 47 40 3 8 2 0 0 10 2 5 10 0 0 .200 .277 .250 .050 2 2
1989 ELM A- NYP 160 145 20 34 6 2 7 65 22 15 21 1 1 .234 .306 .448 .214 0 0
1990 NBR AA EAS 396 339 36 77 13 1 5 107 47 50 54 1 3 .227 .330 .316 .088 0 0
1991 WHV A+ FSL 25 21 2 5 0 0 1 8 1 3 7 1 0 .238 .320 .381 .143 1 1
1991 BOS MLB AL 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 .000 0 0
1991 PAW AAA INT 196 163 24 38 14 1 5 69 18 25 26 0 2 .233 .335 .423 .190 2 2
1991 NBR AA EAS 9 8 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 2 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .000 0 0
1992 BOS MLB AL 81 68 11 17 2 0 5 34 11 13 18 0 0 .250 .370 .500 .250 0 0
1992 PAW AAA INT 247 211 28 63 9 0 11 105 40 32 40 0 0 .299 .393 .498 .199 0 0
1993 COL MLB NL 11 11 2 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 4 0 0 .182 .182 .182 .000 0 0
1993 CNV A+ CLF 25 23 6 7 0 0 3 16 11 2 6 0 0 .304 .360 .696 .391 0 0
1993 CSP AAA PCL 108 90 17 24 6 0 3 39 13 16 22 0 0 .267 .389 .433 .167 0 0
1994 BOS MLB AL 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .000 .143 .000 .000 0 0
1994 PAW AAA INT 310 255 44 73 14 0 19 144 59 51 48 0 1 .286 .409 .565 .278 0 0
1995 PAW AAA INT 444 376 52 88 17 1 20 167 68 63 96 1 3 .234 .347 .444 .210 0 0
1996 TOL AAA INT 380 332 61 78 25 0 15 148 57 43 81 2 2 .235 .322 .446 .211 1 1
1997 SWB AAA INT 151 129 25 33 8 1 7 64 36 22 40 0 0 .256 .364 .496 .240 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 CLE $450,000
2003 CLE $400,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$850,000
2 yrTotal$850,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
SFX2 yr/$0.85M (03-04)+opts thru 09

Details
  • fired 9/30/09 signed 2-year extension (06-07)+08-09 club options 3/05
  • club exercised opts thru 06 7/03
  • 03:$0.4M, 04:$0.45M, 05:$0.5M club option, 06:$0.55M club option
  • hired 10/02 (replaces Joel Skinner, hired as interest mgr 7/02 after firing of Charlie Manuel)

2019 Preseason Forecast

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

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2013-12-17 13:00:00 (link to chat)Do you think there's anything to the Jack Z accusations coming from the Seattle Times piece featuring Eric Wedge and the other former Seattle employees? And beyond speculation like that, if the Seattle organization is really as "dysfunctional", in whatever way they're defining it, as the group says, does that affect the developmental outlook for guys like Walker and Paxton? Uninformed logic might speculate that if any of this criticism relates to how well Seattle develops young players, and things are not as they seem there, then perhaps it's a minor reason to downgrade a prospect's likelihood to reach a lofty ceiling?
(Erik from Longwood, FL (sunny and warm))
I think the article was pretty spot on, based on the things I've been hearing over the last few years. Dysfunction is a bit of a shallow term given the fact that the definition suggests a negative consequence, which I don't believe should always be the case in the face of chaotic or "dysfunctional" actions. As it pertains to the Mariners, the plan might end up working; the team should be more competitive in 2014 than it has been in previous years. Winning is all that matters. It doesn't have to be pretty, and the process doesn't have to be smooth to be successful. If it works, call it a functional dysfunctional process. If it fails, like most failures, we can put all kinds of labels on the problem and dissect it accordingly. (Jason Parks)
2013-08-01 13:00:00 (link to chat)The first manager to get fired in season will be...
(Ted from Chicago)
You know, I'm not sure if we will have anyone fired in-season. There are arguments for various managers but guys like Ned Yost and Eric Wedge have had some success as of late. I don't think Bud Black is going anywhere. Maybe Ron Roenicke if Milwaukee opts to clean house. Otherwise there aren't many obvious candidates for me. (R.J. Anderson Trade Deadline Wrap Chat)
2012-11-20 13:00:00 (link to chat)Really M's? What does a brother have to do to get a pink slip these days?
(Chone from Seattle(maybe))
If Figgins is around tomorrow, we have to believe one of two things is true; 1) they have a trade in the works to dump him and at least a fraction of his salary or, 2) He's to Eric Wedge as Bobby Ayala was to Lou Piniella. (Jason A. Churchill)
2012-06-04 13:00:00 (link to chat)According to Pythag the Mariners should be at .500, but instead are posting a 24 and 32 record. Which happens first, Eric Wedge fired as Manager or Dan Hultzen called up to the team?
(Paul from DC)
I don't think Wedge has done a bad job in Seattle, given what he's had to work with, but he would certainly have to be on any short list of managers on the hot seat. (Bradley Ankrom)
2011-07-13 12:30:00 (link to chat)Does Leland pitch Verlander till his arm falls off?
(Paul from DC)
Evidently--Verlander has the second-most Pitcher Abuse points in the majors, and he's averaging 119 pitches per game, with a high of 134--but at least he's doing it in pursuit of a pennant. What's Eric Wedge's excuse for overworking Felix Hernandez? (Ben Lindbergh)
2010-10-07 13:00:00 (link to chat)Obviously Mike Quade's late season performance has made him a serious candidate to win the Cubs job, but has he also raised his profile enough to be in the running for other managerial openings?
(Trust Fund Baby from Lakeview)
I think Quade has raised his stock to the point that he is a legitimate candidate. He certainly became a fan favorite with the strong late finish and that has taken the pressure off Jim Hendry as far as feeling he must cave to public pressure and hire Ryne Sandberg. I get the feeling, though, that the Cubs want someone with major league experience and my gut feeling is that Eric Wedge is at the top of the list. (John Perrotto)
2009-07-15 14:00:00 (link to chat)Can I call you Kage? Also, can you give me a reasonable answer as to why Eric Wedge won't play Matt LaPorta?
(bigrick0016 from Cleveland)
A. I prefer KG, but if that works for you, it's cool. I have a thing against "Kev" though. B. No, no I do not. (Kevin Goldstein)
2009-03-16 13:00:00 (link to chat)Do you think the Indians are going to play their infield out of position all season? Who should take the blame for that if they do?
(Rob from Brighton)
Eric Wedge. This should have been the first decision in spring training. Peralta even played some third base in winter ball. The defensive difference between DeRosa/Peralta/Cabrera and Peralta/Cabrera/DeRosa has to be two wins. All three guys would be better. (Joe Sheehan)
2009-02-24 13:00:00 (link to chat)Who is the first manager to be fired this year?
(MarinerDan from SF, CA)
I'm going to go with Eric Wedge. Tough call, but expectations are present in Cleveland and he doesn't have a lot to fall back on if they start poorly. Throw Bob Melvin in the mix, too. (Joe Sheehan)
2008-12-11 14:00:00 (link to chat)What F. Carmona do you think we will see in 2009. The 07' or '08 version and why
(Will the Thrill from NE)
Eric Wedge said he is throwing well in winter ball and completely healthy, which is a good sign. I think he'll bounce back with a really good year. (John Perrotto)
2008-08-18 13:00:00 (link to chat)People in Cleveland are clamoring for Jhonny Peralta to move to 3B. Isn't he one of the best SS? Wouldn't the Tribe be better off signing a one year stop gap or giving Wes Hodges the gig in 2009?
(warclub from Strongsville, OH )
Asdrubal Cabrera is the best shortstop the Indians have, and should be playing there. Whether that means Peralta at second base, shortstop or another team is irrelevant.
Eric Wedge pinch-hit Jamey Carroll for Andy Marte the other day in a high-leverage situation. Why? What good is the rest of your season if not to find out if Andy Marte can be a major leaguer? (Joe Sheehan)
2008-03-03 13:00:00 (link to chat)What can we expect from Kobayashi this season? Any chance this is the contender to the closer throne that finally knocks of Borowski?
(Jim Clancy from Exhibition Stadium)
The Indians have far better bullpen arms to replace Borowski. Kobayaski is more of a solid bullpen arm -- he doesn't have closer stuff, but he adds good depth.

Maybe Keyser Soze will show up and change Eric Wedge's mind, who knows. (Kevin Goldstein)


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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
1992 mlb -.002 -0.1 174 -.001 0.0 4 .036 .002 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2
1993 mlb -.004 0.0 32 .000 0.0 2 .002 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0

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