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Lou Montanez RF

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
14 323 .223 .258 .328 81 -0.3
Birth Date12-15-1981
Height6' 1"
Weight195 lbs
Age37 years, 10 months, 28 days
BatsR
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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
2008 BAL 26 38 117 33 6 1 3 4 20 0 0 0 .295 .316 .446 90 -1.2 -0.1 -3.7 -0.2
2009 BAL 27 29 91 15 5 0 1 5 16 2 0 1 .183 .244 .280 81 -1.9 -1.1 -0.2 -0.1
2010 BAL 28 26 58 8 0 0 0 1 9 0 1 0 .140 .155 .140 62 -2.5 0.0 2.4 0.1
2011 CHN 29 36 57 12 4 0 1 2 9 1 0 1 .222 .263 .352 85 -0.9 -0.9 0.1 -0.1
Career1293236815151254312.223.258.32881-6.5-2.1-1.4-0.3

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
2000 LNS A MDW 0 32 .000 .000 .000 .174 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 LNS A MDW 124 551 .000 .000 .000 .324 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 DAY A+ FSL 124 547 .000 .000 .000 .317 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 DAY A+ FSL 126 537 .000 .000 .000 .296 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 BOI A- NWN 72 309 .000 .000 .000 .341 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 DAY A+ FSL 21 90 .000 .000 .000 .254 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 PEO A MDW 82 361 .262 .337 .398 .324 103 14.9 6.7 -1.6 141 0 -3.4 -0.1 19.4 2.0
2005 WTN AA SOU 45 171 .268 .338 .401 .295 96 0.7 1.0 -0.3 87 0 1.3 -2.2 -0.7 -0.1
2006 WTN AA SOU 38 162 .000 .000 .000 .435 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 IOW AAA PCL 82 269 .272 .344 .418 .241 96 -9.2 7.4 -1.8 68 0 -4.4 -3.0 -8.6 -1.0
2007 BOW AA EAS 31 135 .256 .326 .379 .365 99 6.5 3.8 0.3 145 0 2.3 0.4 6.7 1.4
2007 NOR AAA INT 69 241 .264 .334 .393 .277 85 3.8 7.0 -2.1 109 0 -2.1 1.4 2.7 0.7
2008 BAL MLB AL 38 117 .260 .329 .413 .333 108 1.3 3.4 -0.9 90 16 -3.7 -0.1 -1.2 -0.2
2008 BOW AA EAS 116 501 .270 .341 .419 .345 104 35.3 14.7 -4 155 0 2.8 4.0 24.8 4.2
2009 BAL MLB AL 29 91 .267 .331 .426 .212 108 -5.8 2.6 -0.7 81 12 -0.2 -1.1 -1.9 -0.1
2009 FRD A+ CRL 2 10 .252 .340 .334 .333 107 -0.1 0.3 -0.1 89 0 -0.1 0.2 -0.1 0.0
2009 BOW AA EAS 2 8 .277 .338 .413 .375 91 0.2 0.2 -0.1 117 0 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.1
2009 NOR AAA INT 10 48 .250 .325 .381 .545 110 4 1.4 -0.5 186 0 -0.9 1.3 4.3 0.6
2009 ORI Rk GCL 2 7 .242 .316 .316 .333 87 0.8 0.2 -0.1 154 0 -0.1 -0.2 0.6 0.0
2010 BAL MLB AL 26 58 .247 .321 .381 .167 110 -9.2 1.6 -0.4 62 12 2.4 0.0 -2.5 0.1
2010 BOW AA EAS 2 9 .275 .340 .432 .500 105 0.7 0.3 -0.1 132 0 -0.1 0.0 0.3 0.0
2010 NOR AAA INT 24 101 .262 .333 .405 .313 100 0.1 3.1 -1 101 0 4.5 -0.4 0.2 0.6
2010 ORI Rk GCL 4 15 .230 .324 .323 .231 100 -0.6 0.5 -0.2 85 0 -0.3 -0.1 -0.7 -0.1
2011 CHN MLB NL 36 57 .249 .318 .385 .250 100 -2.6 1.5 -0.4 85 15 0.1 -0.9 -0.9 -0.1
2011 IOW AAA PCL 92 382 .276 .347 .423 .355 103 16.6 11.8 -2.4 130 0 5.5 0.3 15.4 2.9
2011 CAG Wnt PWL 10 43 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 LEH AAA INT 17 53 .262 .330 .377 .167 95 -4.9 1.6 -0.6 48 0 0.6 0.0 -2.8 -0.1
2012 MEM AAA PCL 84 306 .272 .338 .417 .292 96 -2.6 9.1 -2.6 92 0 -0.4 1.2 -1.7 0.5
2012 CAG Wnt PWL 16 65 .000 .000 .000 .234 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 ARK AA TEX 22 87 .262 .324 .390 .290 98 4.1 2.4 -0.8 117 0 1.2 -0.3 -0.6 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
2000 LNS A MDW 32 29 2 4 1 0 0 5 0 3 6 0 1 .138 .219 .172 .034 0 0
2001 LNS A MDW 551 499 70 127 33 6 5 187 54 34 121 20 7 .255 .316 .375 .120 3 3
2002 DAY A+ FSL 547 487 69 129 21 5 4 172 59 44 89 14 8 .265 .337 .353 .088 0 0
2003 DAY A+ FSL 537 486 51 123 18 3 5 162 38 33 89 11 4 .253 .305 .333 .080 6 6
2004 DAY A+ FSL 90 79 8 17 4 2 1 28 7 7 16 2 3 .215 .292 .354 .139 1 1
2004 BOI A- NWN 309 266 47 78 15 7 8 131 48 35 54 5 4 .293 .380 .492 .199 1 1
2005 PEO A MDW 361 315 54 96 28 2 12 164 48 32 46 10 4 .305 .384 .521 .216 2 2
2005 WTN AA SOU 171 153 20 41 9 1 2 58 14 12 21 0 2 .268 .325 .379 .111 2 2
2006 IOW AAA PCL 269 245 23 55 12 0 8 91 31 17 44 0 1 .224 .281 .371 .147 2 2
2006 WTN AA SOU 162 141 24 52 11 0 2 69 25 15 26 5 3 .369 .435 .489 .121 2 2
2007 BOW AA EAS 135 121 24 41 2 0 3 52 11 10 16 3 2 .339 .393 .430 .091 2 2
2007 NOR AAA INT 241 212 27 55 11 0 7 87 26 22 35 1 3 .259 .331 .410 .151 3 3
2008 BAL MLB AL 117 112 18 33 6 1 3 50 14 4 20 0 0 .295 .316 .446 .152 1 0
2008 BOW AA EAS 501 451 90 151 32 5 26 271 97 36 63 4 4 .335 .391 .601 .266 0 0
2009 BOW AA EAS 8 8 2 3 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 .375 .375 .375 .000 0 0
2009 NOR AAA INT 48 42 8 18 3 0 0 21 3 5 9 3 0 .429 .500 .500 .071 0 0
2009 FRD A+ CRL 10 9 0 3 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .000 0 0
2009 BAL MLB AL 91 82 5 15 5 0 1 23 6 5 16 0 1 .183 .244 .280 .098 1 1
2009 ORI Rk GCL 7 6 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 .333 .429 .333 .000 0 0
2010 NOR AAA INT 101 97 14 28 5 2 2 43 20 4 12 2 1 .289 .317 .443 .155 0 0
2010 ORI Rk GCL 15 15 1 3 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .000 0 0
2010 BOW AA EAS 9 9 2 4 1 0 0 5 0 0 1 0 0 .444 .444 .556 .111 0 0
2010 BAL MLB AL 58 57 2 8 0 0 0 8 3 1 9 1 0 .140 .155 .140 .000 0 0
2011 CAG Wnt PWL 43 31 3 8 1 0 0 9 3 12 7 0 0 .258 .465 .290 .032 0 0
2011 IOW AAA PCL 382 333 52 107 22 7 7 164 69 38 47 4 6 .321 .396 .492 .171 3 3
2011 CHN MLB NL 57 54 6 12 4 0 1 19 9 2 9 0 1 .222 .263 .352 .130 0 0
2012 CAG Wnt PWL 65 56 4 12 1 1 1 18 5 8 8 1 0 .214 .323 .321 .107 0 0
2012 MEM AAA PCL 306 263 32 68 9 0 2 83 25 34 39 1 3 .259 .350 .316 .057 4 0
2012 LEH AAA INT 53 44 3 6 1 0 0 7 1 8 9 0 0 .136 .264 .159 .023 1 0
2013 ARK AA TEX 87 81 14 23 5 0 3 37 14 5 10 3 1 .284 .322 .457 .173 1 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2008 398 0.5477 0.5251 0.8086 0.6835 0.3333 0.8658 0.6667 0.1914 0.0039
2009 341 0.5425 0.5103 0.7644 0.6973 0.2885 0.8062 0.6444 0.2356 0.0012
2010 214 0.5654 0.4673 0.8300 0.5785 0.3226 0.9000 0.6667 0.1700 0.0068
2011 225 0.5156 0.4400 0.7980 0.5690 0.3028 0.8939 0.6061 0.2020 -0.0019
Career11780.54330.49410.79770.64660.31260.86010.64870.20230.0025

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
2010-06-21 2010-08-13 15-DL 53 46 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique -
2009-05-23 2009-09-21 60-DL 121 107 Right Thumb Surgery Ligament 2009-05-26
2009-05-09 2009-05-12 DTD 3 2 Right Thumb Sprain Thumb -
2009-05-02 2009-05-07 DTD 5 5 Right Thumb Sprain Thumb -
2008-08-17 2008-08-20 DTD 3 3 Hand Contusion -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 66 d1 year (2012)

Details
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/21/11 (minor-league contract). Salary of $0.507M in majors, $0.135M in minors. Released by Philadelphia 5/12. Signed by St. Louis as a free agent 5/21/12 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2011). Signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 2011 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 5/24/11. Sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago Cubs 11/18/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Re-signed by Baltimore 3/9/10. DFA 9/1/10, sent outright to AAA by Baltimore 9/10/10.
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009). Re-signed by Baltimore 3/8/09.
  • 1 year (2008). Contract purchased by Baltimore 8/5/08. Signed by Baltimore 11/06 (minor-league contract).
  • Drafted by Chicago Cubs 2000 (1-3). $2.75M signing bonus.

2019 Preseason Forecast

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

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