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Portrait of Wilson Betemit

Wilson Betemit DH

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
18 2335 .267 .332 .442 96 3.3
Birth Date11-2-1981
Height6' 2"
Weight220 lbs
Age37 years, 11 months, 13 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
2001 ATL 19 8 5 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 1 0 .000 .400 .000 99 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0
2004 ATL 22 22 52 8 0 0 0 4 16 0 0 1 .170 .231 .170 54 -2.9 -2.4 0.3 -0.3
2005 ATL 23 115 274 75 12 4 4 22 55 0 1 3 .305 .359 .435 89 -3.5 -0.1 -5.5 0.0
2006 ATL 24 88 219 56 16 0 9 19 57 0 2 1 .281 .344 .497 96 -0.1 0.5 0.5 0.8
2006 LAN 24 55 193 42 7 0 9 17 45 0 1 0 .241 .306 .437 100 1.0 -1.8 -1.8 0.4
2007 LAN 25 84 192 36 8 0 10 32 49 1 0 0 .231 .359 .474 107 2.5 0.9 -7.1 0.3
2007 NYA 25 37 92 19 4 0 4 6 33 0 0 0 .226 .278 .417 114 2.0 0.0 1.6 0.6
2008 NYA 26 87 198 50 13 0 6 6 56 1 0 1 .265 .289 .429 79 -4.5 -0.2 1.0 0.1
2009 CHA 27 20 50 9 5 0 0 5 13 0 0 0 .200 .280 .311 75 -1.4 -0.5 -0.3 -0.1
2010 KCA 28 84 315 82 20 0 13 36 74 1 0 0 .297 .378 .511 124 9.2 -2.1 -6.0 1.0
2011 DET 29 40 133 35 7 3 5 11 47 0 1 0 .292 .346 .525 84 -2.2 -0.9 -1.2 0.0
2011 KCA 29 57 226 57 15 1 3 20 58 0 3 1 .281 .341 .409 85 -3.6 -0.3 0.6 0.3
2012 BAL 30 102 376 89 19 0 12 31 103 1 0 1 .261 .322 .422 96 -1.4 0.0 -5.7 0.3
2013 BAL 31 6 10 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 76 -0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0
Career8052335558126875211612498.267.332.44296-5.3-6.7-23.43.3

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
1999 DNV Rk APL 0 287 .000 .000 .000 .408 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 JAM A- NYP 0 300 .000 .000 .000 .370 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 ATL MLB NL 8 5 .235 .337 .403 .000 95 -0.2 0.1 0 99 10 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0
2001 MYR A+ CRL 84 346 .000 .000 .000 .338 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 GRN AA SOU 47 199 .000 .000 .000 .420 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 RIC AAA INT 93 383 .000 .000 .000 .298 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 RIC AAA INT 127 521 .000 .000 .000 .327 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 ATL MLB NL 22 52 .250 .308 .401 .250 91 -5.7 1.5 0.5 54 13 0.3 -2.4 -2.9 -0.3
2004 RIC AAA INT 105 391 .000 .000 .000 .351 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 ATL MLB NL 115 274 .260 .326 .410 .376 99 7 7.9 1.5 89 9 -5.5 -0.1 -3.5 0.0
2006 ATL MLB NL 88 219 .261 .323 .427 .353 93 8.4 6.6 0.8 96 12 0.5 0.5 -0.1 0.8
2006 LAN MLB NL 55 193 .261 .329 .419 .270 95 -1.5 5.8 0.8 100 12 -1.8 -1.8 1.0 0.4
2007 LAN MLB NL 84 192 .268 .330 .415 .260 101 6.5 5.7 0.7 107 14 -7.1 0.9 2.5 0.3
2007 NYA MLB AL 37 92 .267 .336 .417 .319 103 -2.1 2.7 -0.3 114 14 1.6 0.0 2.0 0.6
2008 NYA MLB AL 87 198 .257 .325 .400 .344 102 -3.7 5.7 -1.2 79 15 1.0 -0.2 -4.5 0.1
2008 SWB AAA INT 8 33 .291 .355 .470 .421 82 4.8 1.0 -0.2 137 0 -0.5 -0.8 0.9 0.0
2009 CHA MLB AL 20 50 .256 .330 .402 .281 106 -3.5 1.4 -0.4 75 12 -0.3 -0.5 -1.4 -0.1
2009 CHR AAA INT 72 286 .258 .327 .389 .294 106 -5.5 8.4 -1.8 95 0 5.6 1.2 -0.9 1.2
2010 KCA MLB AL 84 315 .263 .324 .409 .361 110 12.3 8.7 -0.5 124 11 -6.0 -2.1 9.2 1.0
2010 OMA AAA PCL 29 135 .279 .355 .427 .315 105 1 4.1 -0.2 87 0 -0.2 -0.7 -1.7 0.1
2011 DET MLB AL 40 133 .262 .323 .404 .429 106 5.9 3.6 0.5 84 12 -1.2 -0.9 -2.2 0.0
2011 KCA MLB AL 57 226 .260 .326 .411 .372 111 -1.3 6.1 0.3 85 12 0.6 -0.3 -3.6 0.3
2012 BAL MLB AL 102 376 .253 .316 .408 .336 104 0.7 10.3 -0.6 96 12 -5.7 0.0 -1.4 0.3
2012 BOW AA EAS 2 8 .284 .362 .482 .167 98 0.3 0.2 -0.1 112 0 -0.2 0.0 0.1 0.0
2013 BAL MLB AL 6 10 .259 .316 .391 .000 104 -2.8 0.3 -0.2 76 7 0.0 0.0 -0.3 0.0
2013 FRD A+ CAR 4 17 .262 .347 .367 .385 109 -1.4 0.5 -0.3 72 0 0.0 0.0 -0.8 -0.1
2013 BOW AA EAS 5 21 .248 .330 .368 .462 105 0.5 0.6 -0.4 140 0 0.0 -0.9 0.5 0.0
2013 NOR AAA INT 4 13 .231 .304 .348 .143 108 -1.5 0.4 -0.2 51 0 0.0 -0.4 -0.8 -0.1
2013 ORI Rk GCL 5 18 .248 .314 .327 .429 95 1 0.5 -0.3 165 0 0.1 0.1 0.5 0.1
2014 DUR AAA INT 111 453 .260 .331 .395 .281 106 -13.5 13.6 -8.1 83 0 -3.2 -1.9 -14.8 -1.4
2015 GIG Wnt DWL 11 36 .000 .000 .000 .190 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2016 TAB AAA MEX 12 51 .000 .000 .000 .184 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
1999 DNV Rk APL 287 259 39 83 18 2 5 120 53 27 63 6 3 .320 .387 .463 .143 0 0
2000 JAM A- NYP 300 269 54 89 15 2 5 123 37 30 37 3 4 .331 .400 .457 .126 0 0
2001 GRN AA SOU 199 183 22 65 14 0 5 94 19 12 36 6 2 .355 .396 .514 .158 1 1
2001 ATL MLB NL 5 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 1 0 .000 .400 .000 .000 0 0
2001 MYR A+ CRL 346 318 38 88 20 1 7 131 43 23 71 8 5 .277 .327 .412 .135 0 0
2002 RIC AAA INT 383 343 43 84 17 1 8 127 34 34 82 8 5 .245 .313 .370 .125 2 2
2003 RIC AAA INT 521 478 55 125 23 13 8 198 65 38 115 8 5 .262 .314 .414 .153 3 3
2004 ATL MLB NL 52 47 2 8 0 0 0 8 3 4 16 0 1 .170 .231 .170 .000 1 0
2004 RIC AAA INT 391 356 48 99 24 2 13 166 59 32 99 3 3 .278 .337 .466 .188 1 1
2005 ATL MLB NL 274 246 36 75 12 4 4 107 20 22 55 1 3 .305 .359 .435 .130 2 4
2006 ATL MLB NL 219 199 30 56 16 0 9 99 29 19 57 2 1 .281 .344 .497 .216 0 1
2006 LAN MLB NL 193 174 19 42 7 0 9 76 24 17 45 1 0 .241 .306 .437 .195 2 0
2007 LAN MLB NL 192 156 22 36 8 0 10 74 26 32 49 0 0 .231 .359 .474 .244 3 0
2007 NYA MLB AL 92 84 11 19 4 0 4 35 24 6 33 0 0 .226 .278 .417 .190 0 2
2008 NYA MLB AL 198 189 24 50 13 0 6 81 25 6 56 0 1 .265 .289 .429 .164 1 1
2008 SWB AAA INT 33 27 5 9 4 0 1 16 5 6 7 0 0 .333 .455 .593 .259 0 0
2009 CHR AAA INT 286 261 36 63 19 0 11 115 49 21 73 2 0 .241 .298 .441 .199 0 0
2009 CHA MLB AL 50 45 2 9 5 0 0 14 3 5 13 0 0 .200 .280 .311 .111 0 0
2010 KCA MLB AL 315 276 36 82 20 0 13 141 43 36 74 0 0 .297 .378 .511 .214 2 0
2010 OMA AAA PCL 135 113 9 30 6 2 2 46 17 17 23 1 1 .265 .364 .407 .142 1 1
2011 DET MLB AL 133 120 11 35 7 3 5 63 19 11 47 1 0 .292 .346 .525 .233 2 0
2011 KCA MLB AL 226 203 29 57 15 1 3 83 27 20 58 3 1 .281 .341 .409 .128 3 0
2012 BOW AA EAS 8 8 1 2 0 0 1 5 4 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .625 .375 0 0
2012 BAL MLB AL 376 341 41 89 19 0 12 144 40 31 103 0 1 .261 .322 .422 .161 3 0
2013 FRD A+ CAR 17 17 1 5 0 0 0 5 4 0 4 0 0 .294 .294 .294 .000 0 0
2013 BAL MLB AL 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
2013 NOR AAA INT 13 12 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 5 0 0 .083 .154 .167 .083 0 0
2013 ORI Rk GCL 18 16 1 6 2 0 0 8 3 2 2 0 0 .375 .444 .500 .125 0 0
2013 BOW AA EAS 21 17 1 6 0 0 0 6 3 4 4 0 0 .353 .476 .353 .000 0 0
2014 DUR AAA INT 453 396 53 86 17 0 18 157 50 49 144 1 0 .217 .298 .396 .179 8
2015 GIG Wnt DWL 36 28 4 4 0 0 0 4 3 7 7 0 0 .143 .333 .143 .000 0 0
2016 TAB AAA MEX 51 48 3 7 1 0 0 8 5 3 10 0 0 .146 .196 .167 .021 0 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2008 722 0.5180 0.5083 0.7330 0.6631 0.3420 0.8347 0.5210 0.2670 0.0038
2009 187 0.4973 0.4492 0.6548 0.6667 0.2340 0.7419 0.4091 0.3452 -0.0013
2010 1299 0.4842 0.4226 0.7596 0.5660 0.2881 0.8371 0.6166 0.2404 -0.0013
2011 1397 0.4782 0.4853 0.7316 0.6347 0.3484 0.7972 0.6220 0.2684 0.0036
2012 1456 0.4773 0.4595 0.7085 0.6029 0.3285 0.8186 0.5240 0.2915 0.0028
2013 32 0.5625 0.4375 0.6429 0.5000 0.3571 0.8889 0.2000 0.3571 0.0020
Career50930.48630.46360.72900.61240.32230.81740.56780.27100.0019

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
2013-03-26 2013-08-27 60-DL 154 129 Right Knee Sprain PCL Running Into Second Base - -
2012-09-14 2012-10-13 DTD 29 19 Right Wrist Soreness Known Cartilage Tear and Bone Bruising -
2012-08-12 2012-09-01 15-DL 20 17 Right Wrist Cartilage Injury Small Cartilage Tear and Bone Bruise - -
2012-06-13 2012-06-13 DTD 0 0 - General Medical Illness - -
2012-06-05 2012-06-06 DTD 1 1 - General Medical Illness - -
2011-09-17 2011-09-27 DTD 10 9 Left Knee Soreness - -
2011-02-24 2011-03-08 Camp 12 0 Right Elbow Hyperextension Swinging -
2010-09-26 2010-09-29 DTD 3 3 Left Lower Leg Soreness Shin -
2010-04-23 2010-05-04 Minors 11 0 Not Disclosed -
2008-05-11 2008-05-26 15-DL 15 12 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2008-04-14 2008-05-06 15-DL 22 20 Face Illness Conjunctivitis -
2007-04-28 2007-04-30 DTD 2 2 General Medical Gastrointestinal GI -
2006-03-15 2006-03-22 Camp 7 0 Right Trunk Strain Rib Cage -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 TBA $
2013 BAL $2,000,000
2012 BAL $1,250,000
2011 KCA $1,000,000
2009 CHA $1,300,000
2008 NYA $1,165,000
2007 LAN $405,000
2006 ATL $345,000
2005 ATL $316,000
2003 KCA $300,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
9 yrPrevious$8,081,000
9 yrTotal$8,081,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
8 y 107 dWasserman Media1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 2/4/14 (minor-league contract).
  • 2 years/$3.25M (2012-13), plus 2014 option. Signed by Baltimore as a free agent 1/24/12. $0.5M signing bonus. 12:$1M, 13:$1.75M, 14:$3.2M option (guaranteed with combined 700 plate appearances in 2012-13). DFA by Baltimore 9/16/13. Released 9/24/13.
  • 1 year/$1M (2011). Re-signed by Kansas City 12/2/10 (avoided arbitration). Acquired by Detroit in trade from Kansas City 7/20/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Signed by Kansas City as a free agent 11/12/09 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased 5/25/10.
  • 1 year/$1.3M (2009). Signed by Chicago White Sox 12/11/08 (avoided arbitration). DFA 6/4/09, sent outright to Triple-A 6/12/09.
  • 1 year/$1.165M (2008). Re-signed by NY Yankees 1/18/08 (avoided arbitration). Acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from NY Yankees 11/13/08.
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2007). Re-signed 3/07. Acquired by NY Yankees in trade from LA Dodgers 7/31/07.
  • 1 year/$0.345M (2006). Re-signed 3/06. Acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Atlanta 7/06.
  • 1 year/$0.316M (2005). Re-signed by Atlanta 2/05.
  • 1 year (2004). Re-signed by Atlanta 2/04. Optioned to Triple-A 3/03, 4/03. Recalled 9/04.
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2003). Re-signed by Atlanta 2/03 (split contract).
  • 1 year (2002). Optioned to Triple-A 3/02.
  • 1 year (2001). Recalled 9/01.
  • Signed by Atlanta 7/96 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic.

2019 Preseason Forecast

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

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2012-05-01 13:00:00 (link to chat)Is it possible that people place too high an expectation on prospects to produce at difficult positions? Its like some people are satisfied with a first baseman that posts a .750 OPS who wasn't a highly touted prospect and act like a prospect has no value at all unless he posts a .800 OPS at catcher. Nobody cares if Wilson Betemit puts up .775 OPS at DH. On the flip side, it would be a catastrophe for Jesus Montero to do so because he has no value unless he is catching.
(Tim from Seattle)
Sure. It's human nature to grade against expectations rather than an objective standard, and it's a hard habit to break. There are mediocre movies I've enjoyed far more than good movies, because I had expected the good movies to be great ones. I like to call this the "Matt Wieters Conundrum". (Ken Funck)
2012-02-14 13:00:00 (link to chat)Endy Chavez going to get 400 abs this year?
(Abe Froman from Chicago)
I'll give him 300, but not 400. With Wilson Betemit signing in Baltimore this off-season, it seems more likely that Nolan Reimold gets a lot of the LF time, also spending some time at DH with Betemit and giving Endy some starts in LF on those days. If Chris Davis happens to crash and burn or get injured, it's possible Betemit plays first/third, Reimold DHs, and Endy plays close to full-time, though. (Derek Carty)
2011-09-20 13:00:00 (link to chat)Who will be your vote for the AL Manager of the Year? Also, will Mike Napoli be eligible for the ALDS after his kiss to the Angel dugout in the season's last game incites a brawl? :-)
(jhardman from Apex, NC)
Good question. A few weeks ago I'd have said Terry Francona, but his stubborn refusal to move Lackey out of the rotation and stretch Aceves out is one of the main factors in the team's slide.

I think Jim Leyland might be a good choice given that you really have to squint to figure out how Detroit has gotten to the top of the AL Central given all of their injuries and roster mismatches. That's also a credit to Dave Dombrowski, whose acquisitions of Wilson Betemit and Doug Fister have really helped. (Jay Jaffe)
2010-03-15 16:00:00 (link to chat)Any big 2011 free agents that you particularly like? Crawford, CLee, Webb, DLee? Who should I hope my team signs. These days it seems like a big contract is almost always a bad deal. Holliday, Bay,
(Ron Lewis from Atl)
Well let's see here. There's this guy named Mauer who looks pretty good as a free agent. (Oh, I know, the Twins are probably going to sign him. Other names that I would love to have on my favorite team: Victor Martinez, Adam Dunn, Jayson Werth, and maybe a guy like Wilson Betemit. The big stars in position players mostly have options or are likely to be signed before they get to free agency. The free agent crop next year, isn't a place to find game changers, but there are some good, solid players in that bunch. On the pitching side, CLee and BWebb are welcome in my clubhouse any day of the week. Preferably, every fifth day. I also still believe in Matt Capps, and he'll be available to the highest bidder. (Russell A. Carleton)
2009-01-29 13:00:00 (link to chat)Also, how valuable of an offensive SS do you think Jed Lowrie will be over the next few years? Looks like at the very least he's patient. Do you think Wilson Betemit might be a surprising offensive contributor this year (esp. with SS eligibility)? Thanks!
(Dennis from Monterey Park, CA)
I'm not a fan. He was over his head last year, and easily overmatched. We'll see how good he is in 2009 though. (Marc Normandin)
2008-11-14 13:00:00 (link to chat)WHAT A DEAL FOR THE YANKS!!!!
(YankeesFan from (NY,NY))
A lot like this here in the chat queue. I think that is the one aspect of this that's pretty wonderful regardless of what happens with Teixeira. The Yankees gave up Jeff Marquez, who seems a good bet to never pitch in the big leagues, dealt a pitching prospect for another who looks even better who doesn't have to be put on the 40-man, and Wilson Betemit, who played his way off the team. What's not to love about that? (Steven Goldman)
2008-04-15 13:00:00 (link to chat)Pink eye? How do you get DL'ed for pink eye, Wilson Betemit?
(Seth Rogan from Cali)
A) You don't want anyone else getting it.
B) Needed the roster spot. (Will Carroll)
2008-03-05 13:00:00 (link to chat)If you were going to take one 3B upside pick late in the draft, would it be Willy Aybar, Wilson Betemit, Morgan Ensberg, Dallas McPherson, or someone else altogether?
(Fantasy Manager from Scoresheet League)
Third base is loaded this year, but it's also kind of cut and dry. I'm not particularly fond of anyone on that list, though taking a late, late flyer on Ensberg is tempting. (Marc Normandin)
2008-02-28 14:00:00 (link to chat)If you were forced to pick one former 3B prospect to return to glory this year, would you take Andy Marte, Wilson Betemit, or Dallas McPherson?
(theguag from Louisville)
Betemit, albeit in a supersub role. (Christina Kahrl)


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