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Portrait of Willy Aybar

Willy Aybar 2B

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
13 1390 .258 .341 .399 .260 3.4
Birth Date3-9-1983
Height5' 11"
Weight205 lbs
Age35 years, 4 months, 9 days
BatsB
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2005 LAN 22 26 105 86 12 28 8 0 1 39 18 11 1 0 0 10 3 1 .326 .448 .453 .319 9.6 0.1 1.0
2006 ATL 23 36 127 115 17 36 6 0 1 45 10 19 1 0 1 8 0 2 .313 .373 .391 .271 5.1 -1.5 0.4
2006 LAN 23 43 151 128 15 32 12 0 3 53 18 17 3 0 2 22 1 0 .250 .356 .414 .268 7.3 2.4 0.9
2008 TBA 25 95 362 324 33 82 17 2 10 133 32 44 4 1 1 33 2 2 .253 .327 .410 .254 2.8 5.7 0.9
2009 TBA 26 105 336 296 38 75 12 0 12 123 34 54 2 3 1 41 1 0 .253 .331 .416 .258 5.7 -0.9 0.5
2010 TBA 27 100 309 270 22 62 13 0 6 93 30 61 3 4 2 43 0 0 .230 .309 .344 .243 -2.6 0.1 -0.3
Career4051390121913731568233486142206148715775.258.341.399.26027.95.93.4

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 G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
2000 GRF Rk 0 302 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .304 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 WNC A 120 485 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .268 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 VRO A+ 2 8 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .400 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 VRO A+ 108 450 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .223 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 VRO A+ 119 495 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .304 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 JAX AA 126 537 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .303 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 LAN MLB 26 105 .319 .261 .334 .409 .259 .365 95 6.6 3.0 0.3 0.1 -0.4 9.6 1.0 9.6 1.0
2005 LVG AAA 108 450 .261 .277 .346 .440 .274 .334 104 0.4 13.1 0.4 7.0 -1.1 12.8 1.9 12.8 1.9
2006 ATL MLB 36 127 .271 .271 .340 .448 .271 .368 96 1.5 3.8 0.5 -1.5 -0.7 5.1 0.4 5.1 0.4
2006 LAN MLB 43 151 .268 .272 .340 .437 .268 .269 96 1.4 4.5 0.4 2.4 1.0 7.3 0.9 7.3 0.9
2006 LVG AAA 50 222 .302 .268 .335 .407 .261 .319 110 8.9 5.8 0.1 4.6 0.2 15.0 1.9 15.0 1.9
2006 RIC AAA 3 12 .000 .291 .346 .423 .273 .429 0.0 -0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2008 TBA MLB 95 362 .254 .259 .327 .408 .256 .266 105 -2.4 10.5 -1.9 5.7 -3.3 2.8 0.9 2.8 0.9
2008 VRO A+ 3 13 .213 .241 .315 .340 .239 .300 97 -0.7 0.4 0 0.1 0.0 -0.3 -0.0 -0.3 -0.0
2008 DUR AAA 5 24 .152 .267 .344 .405 .277 .316 84 -1.2 0.3 0 1.7 -0.2 -1.1 0.1 -1.1 0.1
2009 TBA MLB 105 336 .258 .260 .328 .415 .256 .270 105 -0.7 9.7 -3.3 -0.9 0.0 5.7 0.5 5.7 0.5
2010 TBA MLB 100 309 .243 .254 .320 .399 .252 .271 106 -5.3 8.5 -4.8 0.1 -1.0 -2.6 -0.3 -2.6 -0.3
2011 LIC Wnt 13 49 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .278 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 ESC Wnt 20 66 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .294 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2015 VAQ AAA 21 82 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .310 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2015 YUC AAA 35 140 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .317 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2000 GRF Rk 302 39 70 15 1 4 49 36 45 5 5 .263 .351 .372 .109 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 VRO A+ 8 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .286 .375 .286 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 WNC A 485 45 102 25 2 4 48 43 64 7 9 .237 .308 .332 .095 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 VRO A+ 450 56 80 18 2 11 65 69 54 15 8 .215 .341 .363 .148 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 VRO A+ 495 47 122 29 3 11 74 41 70 9 9 .274 .339 .427 .153 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 JAX AA 537 56 133 27 0 15 77 50 77 8 10 .276 .348 .425 .149 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 LAN MLB 105 12 28 8 0 1 10 18 11 3 1 .326 .448 .453 .128 .319 9.6 0.1 1.0
2005 LVG AAA 450 47 119 26 4 5 60 40 56 1 6 .297 .361 .419 .122 .261 12.8 7.0 1.9
2006 ATL MLB 127 17 36 6 0 1 8 10 19 0 2 .313 .373 .391 .078 .271 5.1 -1.5 0.4
2006 LAN MLB 151 15 32 12 0 3 22 18 17 1 0 .250 .356 .414 .164 .268 7.3 2.4 0.9
2006 RIC AAA 12 2 3 1 0 0 1 2 3 0 0 .300 .417 .400 .100 .000 0.0 -0.2 0.0
2006 LVG AAA 222 30 62 12 1 10 41 22 24 1 3 .315 .386 .538 .223 .302 15.0 4.6 1.9
2008 VRO A+ 13 1 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 .250 .308 .250 .000 .213 -0.3 0.1 -0.0
2008 DUR AAA 24 3 6 3 0 0 3 4 1 0 0 .300 .417 .450 .150 .152 -1.1 1.7 0.1
2008 TBA MLB 362 33 82 17 2 10 33 32 44 2 2 .253 .327 .410 .157 .254 2.8 5.7 0.9
2009 TBA MLB 336 38 75 12 0 12 41 34 54 1 0 .253 .331 .416 .162 .258 5.7 -0.9 0.5
2010 TBA MLB 309 22 62 13 0 6 43 30 61 0 0 .230 .309 .344 .115 .243 -2.6 0.1 -0.3
2011 LIC Wnt 49 4 10 3 0 0 2 7 5 1 1 .244 .367 .317 .073 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 ESC Wnt 66 5 15 1 0 0 9 4 11 0 0 .242 .288 .258 .016 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2015 VAQ AAA 82 12 22 2 0 4 12 10 9 0 0 .314 .402 .514 .200 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2015 YUC AAA 140 23 35 9 0 3 17 13 21 0 0 .282 .353 .427 .145 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT CSAA_CHANCES CSAA_RT
2008 1347 0.4863 0.4172 0.8790 0.5969 0.2471 0.9156 0.7953 0.1210 642 0.002587
2009 1322 0.4826 0.4085 0.8407 0.5705 0.2573 0.8929 0.7330 0.1593 661 0.000158
2010 1232 0.4976 0.4026 0.8306 0.5791 0.2278 0.8704 0.7305 0.1694 589 0.009919
Career39010.48860.40960.85070.58230.24450.89360.75370.1493631.70060.0041

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
2010-03-21 2010-03-29 Camp 8 0 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2010-02-27 2010-03-11 Camp 12 0 Left Wrist Sprain -
2010-01-11 2010-01-11 WIN 0 0 Right Wrist Sprain -
2009-07-17 2009-07-18 DTD 1 1 General Medical Illness Dizziness -
2009-06-08 2009-06-10 DTD 2 2 General Medical Illness Migraine -
2008-08-05 2008-08-06 DTD 1 1 Right Lower Leg Cramp -
2008-04-10 2008-05-29 15-DL 49 45 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2008-03-19 2008-03-29 Camp 10 0 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2007-05-07 2007-10-01 60-DL 147 132 Right Wrist Fracture Hamate 2007-08-15
2007-03-11 2007-03-30 Camp 19 0 Right Wrist Soreness -
2006-08-12 2006-09-01 15-DL 20 18 Left Fingers Fracture Middle Finger -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2010 TBA $1,350,000
2009 TBA $975,000
2008 TBA $401,200
2007 TBA $385,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$3,111,200
4 yrTotal$3,111,200

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 153 d2 years/$2.6M (2009-10), plus 2011 optio

Details
  • 2 years/$2.6M (2009-10), plus 2011 club option. Signed extension with Tampa Bay 2/18/09 (avoided arbitration, $1.05M-$0.9M). 09:$0.975M, 10:$1.35M, 11:$2.2M club option ($0.275M buyout). 2010 salary may increase by $0.75M to $2.1M based on 2009 PAs. 2011 option may increase by $1M based on 2009-10 PAs. Award bonuses. $0.3M assignment bonus if traded before 10/31/09. Tampa Bay declined 2011 option 11/3/10. Non-tendered by Tampa Bay 12/2/10.
  • 1 year/$0.4012M (2008). Acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Atlanta 1/17/08.
  • 1 year/$0.385M (2007). Re-signed 3/07. Acquired by Atlanta in trade from LA Dodgers 7/06, with Dodgers paying Braves an undisclosed amount of cash as part of the deal.
  • 1 year (2006). Re-signed 2/06.
  • Signed 2000 as amateur free agent from Dominican Republic. $1.4M signing bonus.

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2011-11-30 13:00:00 (link to chat)Why are people touting John Jaso as a Carlos Ruiz-esque catcher and already declaring the Mariners the winner in the Lueke/Jaso trade? Lueke's good K/9 and solid BB/9 numbers to go with his decent FIP make it seem like he'll be good RP with right defense behind him. Character issues are the only concern and Rays have had their fair share of questionable people in past. Jaso is a horrible defender(shoulder surgery in the middle levels of his minor league career) and while his BABIP makes one believe he'll rebound from bad 2011, good bet that he won't return to 2010 levels either.
(jlarsen from Chicago)
The Mariners win the deal simply because they get rid of the rapey reliever. Seriously, there's never been a player I've more rooted for a career-ending injury than Lueke. As for the comparisons to assholes like Willy Aybar and Elijah Dukes, I recall that those guys were Rays properties before their major transgressions came to light, so it's a different story in terms of how they were handled by the org. I don't think they went out of their way to acquire either knowing as much as they know about Lueke.

Jaso has some offensive ability for a catcher, but I think we've pretty much seen the spectrum of his 90th and 10th percentiles. He can be a decent bat for the position, albeit with sketchy defensive ability. (Jay Jaffe)
2009-02-11 14:00:00 (link to chat)Speaking of Andy Marte, is there any chance he can become a Willy Aybar type of player, or is he a complete loss at this point?
(Rich from Akron)
Complete loss. (John Perrotto)
2008-03-25 14:00:00 (link to chat)Which is the more egregious demotion of a young 3b this spring, Josh Fields or Evan Longoria?
(Andrew from Overland Park, KS)
I'll go with Longoria, even if I think it's silly to demote a player as already ready as Fields; at least Fields was demoted because of the existence of an established worthwhile veteran ballplayer. Longoria's being sent down *for Willy Aybar*. There was a point in time where I loved Willy Aybar, and I still think he has some upside--at second base--but there's no way I send Longoria back down. (Christina Kahrl)
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)
2008-02-05 13:00:00 (link to chat)Willy Aybar went from decent prospect to missing a year and now to jail (did not pass go either), is he the next in a long line of players who let alcohol ruin their career?
(R.J. from Beyond the Boxscore)
A couple of questions on this, so I'll answer them together... (Derek Jacques)
2008-02-05 13:00:00 (link to chat)After reading many of your "Stupid Lawyer Tricks" articles, I was curious to know if you are a lawyer (like how Rany is a doctor), or if law is just a field you know a lot about. If you are a lawyer, I assume that you're no longer practicing, considering your covering the Caribbean World Series (unless of course, you're Willy Aybar's lawyer).
(Rich from Columbus, OH)
I think we've already covered the fact that I'm not Wily Aybar's lawyer, but yes, I am a lawyer. I used to be in private practice but quit when I figured out that working as a writer and editor actually paid better, and would give me the liberty to do cool stuff like this. (Derek Jacques)
2008-01-24 13:00:00 (link to chat)It's looking like Willy Aybar/Joel Guzman will open the season at 3rd base for the Rays. Do you think Longoria needs more AAA Ab's or is he ready to start opening day?
(Tommy from TheStatPack)
Now that they've acquired Aybar, who could be a real surprise if he has conquered his personal demons, I have no problem with Longoria getting some development time. However, I wouldn't have had a problem with Longoria starting in the big leagues either. However, it can't hurt to buy him a little more time. (John Perrotto)


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