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So Taguchi LF

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
8 1524 .279 .332 .385 86 1.9
Birth Date7-2-1969
Height5' 10"
Weight170 lbs
Age50 years, 3 months, 16 days
BatsR
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
2002 SLN 32 19 19 6 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 .400 .471 .400 95 0.0 1.4 0.6 0.2
2003 SLN 33 43 59 14 3 1 3 4 11 0 0 0 .259 .310 .519 87 -0.7 -0.2 1.3 0.2
2004 SLN 34 109 206 52 10 2 3 12 23 2 6 3 .291 .337 .419 86 -3.2 1.4 -5.4 -0.2
2005 SLN 35 143 424 114 21 2 8 20 62 2 11 2 .288 .322 .412 90 -5.0 1.4 -2.8 0.4
2006 SLN 36 134 361 84 19 1 2 32 48 2 11 3 .266 .335 .351 82 -6.6 2.9 -3.7 0.3
2007 SLN 37 130 340 89 15 0 3 23 32 6 7 4 .290 .350 .368 92 -2.3 1.7 0.6 1.0
2008 PHI 38 88 103 20 5 1 0 8 14 0 3 0 .220 .283 .297 63 -4.5 2.0 0.2 0.0
2009 CHN 39 6 12 3 1 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 .273 .333 .364 68 -0.4 -0.1 0.1 0.0
Career672152438274719102195123912.279.332.38586-22.810.7-9.11.9

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
2002 SLN MLB NL 19 19 .255 .323 .434 .429 100 0.6 0.5 0 95 11 0.6 1.4 0.0 0.2
2002 NHV AA EAS 26 120 .000 .000 .000 .352 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 MEM AAA PCL 91 336 .000 .000 .000 .263 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 SLN MLB NL 43 59 .263 .336 .414 .275 101 0.6 1.6 -0.2 87 20 1.3 -0.2 -0.7 0.2
2003 MEM AAA PCL 90 288 .000 .000 .000 .284 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 SLN MLB NL 109 206 .262 .330 .420 .314 95 0.8 6.2 -0.6 86 8 -5.4 1.4 -3.2 -0.2
2004 MEM AAA PCL 17 58 .000 .000 .000 .386 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 SLN MLB NL 143 424 .265 .331 .426 .321 101 -3.4 12.2 -2 90 10 -2.8 1.4 -5.0 0.4
2006 SLN MLB NL 134 361 .271 .335 .433 .306 94 -1.6 10.9 -0.8 82 9 -3.7 2.9 -6.6 0.3
2007 SLN MLB NL 130 340 .269 .335 .426 .315 101 -4.8 10.1 -0.3 92 9 0.6 1.7 -2.3 1.0
2008 PHI MLB NL 88 103 .269 .340 .436 .260 99 -6 3.0 -0.5 63 11 0.2 2.0 -4.5 0.0
2009 CHN MLB NL 6 12 .253 .336 .396 .429 94 0 0.3 -0.1 68 14 0.1 -0.1 -0.4 0.0
2009 IOW AAA PCL 85 304 .268 .336 .400 .269 86 -2.8 8.6 -1.7 92 0 -1.4 -3.2 -1.9 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
2002 NHV AA EAS 120 107 21 33 10 0 1 46 15 9 15 3 1 .308 .378 .430 .121 0 0
2002 SLN MLB NL 19 15 4 6 0 0 0 6 2 2 1 1 0 .400 .471 .400 .000 0 2
2002 MEM AAA PCL 336 304 37 75 17 0 5 107 36 13 44 6 3 .247 .279 .352 .105 11 11
2003 SLN MLB NL 59 54 9 14 3 1 3 28 13 4 11 0 0 .259 .310 .519 .259 0 1
2003 MEM AAA PCL 288 258 31 66 8 2 2 84 24 22 36 14 5 .256 .314 .326 .070 5 5
2004 SLN MLB NL 206 179 26 52 10 2 3 75 25 12 23 6 3 .291 .337 .419 .128 3 10
2004 MEM AAA PCL 58 55 5 18 4 0 1 25 7 1 10 6 0 .327 .362 .455 .127 0 0
2005 SLN MLB NL 424 396 45 114 21 2 8 163 53 20 62 11 2 .288 .322 .412 .124 4 2
2006 SLN MLB NL 361 316 46 84 19 1 2 111 31 32 48 11 3 .266 .335 .351 .085 2 9
2007 SLN MLB NL 340 307 48 89 15 0 3 113 30 23 32 7 4 .290 .350 .368 .078 1 3
2008 PHI MLB NL 103 91 18 20 5 1 0 27 9 8 14 3 0 .220 .283 .297 .077 0 4
2009 CHN MLB NL 12 11 1 3 1 0 0 4 0 1 4 0 0 .273 .333 .364 .091 0 0
2009 IOW AAA PCL 304 258 37 64 8 1 4 86 29 32 32 4 4 .248 .350 .333 .085 1 1

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2008 383 0.5405 0.4778 0.8907 0.6570 0.2670 0.9338 0.7660 0.1093 0.0025
2009 47 0.5319 0.4468 0.7619 0.6800 0.1818 0.8824 0.2500 0.2381 0.0044
Career4300.53960.47440.87660.65950.25770.92820.70960.12340.0027

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
2009-04-17 2009-06-02 Minors 46 0 Right Lower Leg Strain Calf -
2005-09-15 2005-09-16 DTD 1 1 General Medical Gastrointestinal GI -
2005-08-24 2005-08-24 DTD 0 0 Hand Contusion HBP -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2008 PHI $990,000
2007 SLN $925,000
2006 SLN $825,000
2005 SLN $550,000
2004 SLN $1,200,000
2003 SLN $1,200,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
6 yrPrevious$5,690,000
6 yrTotal$5,690,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
5 y 79 dAlan Nero

Details
  • released 10/16/09 contract purchased 9/16/09 signed as a free agent from PHI 1/15/09 (minor-league contract, $0.9M major league)
  • released 11/4/08 signed as a free agent from STL 12/23/07, 1 year/$1.05M (08)+09 club option, 08:$0.99M, 09:$0.15M buyout
  • performance bonus
  • released 12/5/07
  • STL declined $1.1M 08 option 11/6/07
  • avoided arbitration 1/07, 1 year/$1.025M (07)+$1.1M 08 club option, 07:$0.925M, 08:$1.1M club option $0.1M buyout
  • $0.35M in performance bonus
  • 08 option increase by $0.1M each with 350,375 plate appearances 07 & $0.15M each with 400,450 plate appearances 07
  • re-signed 3/06, 1 year/$0.825M (06)
  • re-signed as a free agent 12/04, 1 year/$0.55M (05)+bonuses to $0.8M
  • non-tendered 12/04 recalled 8/04 optioned to Triple-A 8/04 recalled 6/04 optioned to Triple-A 6/04 recalled 8/03 optioned to Triple-A 6/03 recalled 5/03 optioned to Triple-A 3/03 6/02 recalled 6/02 signed 1/02, 3 year/$3M (02-04) c$1M/year+bonuses

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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