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Portrait of Ken Macha

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
6 425 .258 .329 .324 79 -0.5
Birth Date9-29-1950
Height6' 2"
Weight215 lbs
Age69 years, 2 months, 10 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
1974 PIT 23 5 5 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .600 .600 .800 81 -0.1 -0.6 0.0 -0.1
1977 PIT 26 35 101 26 4 0 0 6 17 0 1 1 .274 .317 .316 71 -3.2 0.3 -2.1 -0.3
1978 PIT 27 29 65 11 1 1 0 12 10 0 2 0 .212 .354 .269 103 0.5 -0.2 -1.3 0.1
1979 MON 28 25 40 10 3 1 0 2 9 1 0 0 .278 .333 .417 64 -1.6 0.3 1.3 0.1
1980 MON 29 49 120 31 5 1 1 11 17 1 0 2 .290 .361 .383 86 -1.7 -0.7 -3.7 -0.3
1981 TOR 30 37 94 17 2 0 0 8 15 0 1 1 .200 .266 .224 67 -3.4 0.5 -0.4 -0.2
Career1804259816313968244.258.329.32479-9.4-0.4-6.1-0.5

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
1974 PIT MLB NL 5 5 .240 .300 .333 .600 101 1.2 0.1 0 81 5 0.0 -0.6 -0.1 -0.1
1977 PIT MLB NL 35 101 .258 .319 .386 .333 103 -3.9 2.8 -0.3 71 18 -2.1 0.3 -3.2 -0.3
1978 PIT MLB NL 29 65 .257 .329 .382 .256 106 -1.4 1.7 0.2 103 14 -1.3 -0.2 0.5 0.1
1978 COH AAA INT 65 272 .000 .000 .000 .282 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1979 MON MLB NL 25 40 .268 .326 .388 .370 96 -0.4 1.1 0.1 64 17 1.3 0.3 -1.6 0.1
1979 DEN AAA AA 31 123 .000 .000 .000 .280 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1980 MON MLB NL 49 120 .267 .319 .382 .337 97 2.6 3.2 0.3 86 20 -3.7 -0.7 -1.7 -0.3
1981 TOR MLB AL 37 94 .256 .317 .369 .239 101 -5.7 2.4 -0.6 67 13 -0.4 0.5 -3.4 -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
1974 PIT MLB NL 5 5 1 3 1 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 .600 .600 .800 .200 0 0
1977 PIT MLB NL 101 95 2 26 4 0 0 30 11 6 17 1 1 .274 .317 .316 .042 0 0
1978 PIT MLB NL 65 52 5 11 1 1 0 14 5 12 10 2 0 .212 .354 .269 .058 1 0
1978 COH AAA INT 272 233 34 61 10 1 6 91 34 36 33 3 0 .262 .362 .391 .129 1 1
1979 MON MLB NL 40 36 8 10 3 1 0 15 4 2 9 0 0 .278 .333 .417 .139 0 1
1979 DEN AAA AA 123 102 12 27 1 0 1 31 10 14 9 5 0 .265 .356 .304 .039 1 1
1980 MON MLB NL 120 107 10 31 5 1 1 41 8 11 17 0 2 .290 .361 .383 .093 0 1
1981 TOR MLB AL 94 85 4 17 2 0 0 19 6 8 15 1 1 .200 .266 .224 .024 1 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

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2019 Preseason Forecast

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

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2011-06-09 13:00:00 (link to chat)The comments from the A's current and former players about Geren have been pretty interesting and perhaps a strong indication that he didn't have much of a future. But how much of their mediocrity do you think was due to Geren's ineptitude?
(Peter Q from Austin, TX)
I just don't know how you pin all of that offensive ineptitude on Geren's lack of communication skills. I just don't know what another manager could have done to get more pop out of this group. You know what really interests me here is that it has been 16 years since Tony LaRussa left, and they A's have had just three managers in that time--Art Howe, Ken Macha, and Geren. I know the manager is supposedly just a puppet for Billy Beane, but it is probably long-since time they find a stronger, more experienced hand, go the Showalter route the Orioles took. I admit I'm not sure who that is, off the top of my head. Lure Bobby Cox out of retirement? Don't snap back--I know that's fanciful. (Steven Goldman)
2010-06-10 13:00:00 (link to chat)Which manager in the majors is least likely to know what statistical anlysis is and how it has a place in the game? Piniella? Baker? Someone else?
(steve from boston)
Ken Macha? Help me out here--I'm pretty sure all of them are aware of it, it just depends on how much they utilize it, either through their own doing or how much the FO makes them. (Marc Normandin)


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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
1974 mlb .000 0.0 6 .000 0.0 0 .000 .001 0.0 0.0 0.0
1979 mlb .000 0.0 2 .000 0.0 0 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 1.3
1980 mlb .000 0.0 15 .000 0.0 0 .000 .001 0.0 0.0 -3.7
1981 mlb .000 0.0 2 .000 0.0 0 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -0.4

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