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Brad Hawpe 1B

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
14 3401 .275 .368 .477 .282 9.3
Birth Date6-22-1979
Height6' 2"
Weight190 lbs
Age39 years, 0 months, 29 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
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
2004 COL 25 42 118 105 12 26 3 2 3 42 11 34 1 1 0 9 1 1 .248 .322 .400 .234 0.7 -0.9 -0.0
2005 COL 26 101 351 305 38 80 10 3 9 123 43 70 0 3 0 47 2 2 .262 .350 .403 .257 5.6 -2.9 0.3
2006 COL 27 150 575 499 67 146 33 6 22 257 74 123 0 2 0 84 5 5 .293 .383 .515 .293 33.1 22.3 5.4
2007 COL 28 152 606 516 80 150 33 4 29 278 81 137 3 5 1 116 0 2 .291 .387 .539 .295 33.5 -9.1 2.4
2008 COL 29 138 569 488 69 138 24 3 25 243 76 134 3 2 0 85 2 2 .283 .381 .498 .297 30.2 -27.2 0.3
2009 COL 30 145 588 501 82 143 42 3 23 260 79 145 4 4 0 86 1 3 .285 .384 .519 .302 33.7 -15.8 1.8
2010 COL 31 88 300 259 24 66 21 2 7 112 36 68 1 4 0 37 2 1 .255 .343 .432 .265 7.4 -5.4 0.2
2010 TBA 31 15 46 39 7 7 0 0 2 13 6 17 1 0 0 7 0 0 .179 .304 .333 .217 -0.7 -0.2 -0.1
2011 SDN 32 62 216 195 19 45 10 0 4 67 19 68 1 1 0 19 0 0 .231 .301 .344 .234 -5.2 -1.0 -0.7
2013 ANA 34 17 32 27 2 5 0 0 0 5 5 14 0 0 0 2 0 0 .185 .312 .185 .204 -2.0 -1.0 -0.3
Career91034012934400806176231241400430810142214921316.275.368.477.282136.1-41.09.3

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 G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
2000 POR A- 0 247 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .354 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 ASH A 111 468 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .322 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 SLM A+ 122 535 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .390 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 TUL AA 93 379 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .322 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 COL MLB 42 118 .234 .272 .335 .444 .269 .333 112 -3.3 3.5 -1.2 -0.9 1.7 0.7 -0.0 0.7 -0.0
2004 CSP AAA 92 388 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .354 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 COL MLB 101 351 .257 .264 .328 .418 .261 .310 113 -1.2 10.1 -3.5 -2.9 0.3 5.6 0.3 5.6 0.3
2005 CSP AAA 7 34 .410 .303 .370 .478 .286 .556 109 6.1 1.1 -0.5 -0.5 0.3 6.9 0.6 6.9 0.6
2006 COL MLB 150 575 .293 .267 .330 .429 .264 .348 104 21.3 17.3 -6.3 22.3 0.8 33.1 5.4 33.1 5.4
2007 COL MLB 152 606 .295 .262 .328 .405 .254 .341 109 23.8 18.0 -6.6 -9.1 -1.8 33.5 2.4 33.5 2.4
2008 COL MLB 138 569 .297 .263 .329 .413 .263 .341 104 22.5 16.4 -6 -27.2 -2.7 30.2 0.3 30.2 0.3
2008 CSP AAA 3 12 .122 .277 .346 .440 .255 .143 137 -1.9 0.4 -0.1 -0.1 0.1 -1.5 -0.2 -1.5 -0.2
2009 COL MLB 145 588 .302 .257 .326 .411 .261 .356 102 26.5 16.9 -6.3 -15.8 -3.5 33.7 1.8 33.7 1.8
2010 COL MLB 88 300 .265 .260 .327 .402 .267 .314 105 1.6 8.3 -3.1 -5.4 0.6 7.4 0.2 7.4 0.2
2010 TBA MLB 15 46 .217 .257 .321 .408 .253 .250 111 -2 1.3 -0.7 -0.2 0.8 -0.7 -0.1 -0.7 -0.1
2010 MOD A+ 1 4 .251 .248 .351 .414 .257 .500 99 0 0.1 0 -0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.0 0.0 -0.0
2010 PCH A+ 3 9 .000 .247 .322 .357 .260 .200 0.0 0.0 -1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 CSP AAA 2 10 .334 .274 .347 .424 .282 .333 82 0.8 0.3 -0.2 -0.1 -0.0 1.0 0.1 1.0 0.1
2011 SDN MLB 62 216 .234 .254 .317 .396 .261 .331 90 -5.5 5.8 -3.4 -1.0 -2.2 -5.2 -0.7 -5.2 -0.7
2012 FRI AA 35 152 .283 .260 .324 .396 .265 .345 96 3.7 4.2 -2.2 -2.2 -2.5 3.2 0.1 3.2 0.1
2013 ANA MLB 17 32 .204 .248 .315 .371 .252 .385 99 -1.7 0.8 -0.4 -1.0 -0.8 -2.0 -0.3 -2.0 -0.3
2013 SLC AAA 37 153 .314 .274 .338 .416 .266 .400 105 8.9 4.4 -2.5 -0.6 -1.2 9.6 0.9 9.6 0.9

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 POR A- 247 38 59 19 2 7 29 40 51 2 0 .288 .409 .502 .215 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 ASH A 468 78 105 22 3 22 72 59 113 7 4 .267 .371 .506 .239 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 SLM A+ 535 87 156 38 2 22 97 81 84 1 1 .347 .448 .587 .240 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 TUL AA 379 52 96 27 0 17 68 31 84 1 3 .277 .339 .503 .225 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 COL MLB 118 12 26 3 2 3 9 11 34 1 1 .248 .322 .400 .152 .234 0.7 -0.9 -0.0
2004 CSP AAA 388 62 111 19 1 31 86 36 91 3 2 .322 .384 .652 .330 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 COL MLB 351 38 80 10 3 9 47 43 70 2 2 .262 .350 .403 .141 .257 5.6 -2.9 0.3
2005 CSP AAA 34 7 13 3 0 3 11 6 7 0 0 .464 .559 .893 .429 .410 6.9 -0.5 0.6
2006 COL MLB 575 67 146 33 6 22 84 74 123 5 5 .293 .383 .515 .222 .293 33.1 22.3 5.4
2007 COL MLB 606 80 150 33 4 29 116 81 137 0 2 .291 .387 .539 .248 .295 33.5 -9.1 2.4
2008 COL MLB 569 69 138 24 3 25 85 76 134 2 2 .283 .381 .498 .215 .297 30.2 -27.2 0.3
2008 CSP AAA 12 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 .091 .167 .091 .000 .122 -1.5 -0.1 -0.2
2009 COL MLB 588 82 143 42 3 23 86 79 145 1 3 .285 .384 .519 .234 .302 33.7 -15.8 1.8
2010 TBA MLB 46 7 7 0 0 2 7 6 17 0 0 .179 .304 .333 .154 .217 -0.7 -0.2 -0.1
2010 COL MLB 300 24 66 21 2 7 37 36 68 2 1 .255 .343 .432 .178 .265 7.4 -5.4 0.2
2010 PCH A+ 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 .167 .444 .167 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 CSP AAA 10 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .222 .300 .333 .111 .334 1.0 -0.1 0.1
2010 MOD A+ 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .250 .250 .500 .250 .251 0.0 -0.1 -0.0
2011 SDN MLB 216 19 45 10 0 4 19 19 68 0 0 .231 .301 .344 .113 .234 -5.2 -1.0 -0.7
2012 FRI AA 152 14 32 6 0 3 12 25 39 0 1 .260 .382 .382 .122 .283 3.2 -2.2 0.1
2013 SLC AAA 153 21 40 8 0 6 28 21 40 1 1 .305 .405 .504 .198 .314 9.6 -0.6 0.9
2013 ANA MLB 32 2 5 0 0 0 2 5 14 0 0 .185 .312 .185 .000 .204 -2.0 -1.0 -0.3

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 2285 0.4845 0.4788 0.7102 0.7091 0.2623 0.7618 0.5793 0.2898 907 0.018162
2009 2446 0.4820 0.4657 0.7050 0.6836 0.2628 0.7469 0.6036 0.2950 1030 0.000004
2010 1420 0.4803 0.4606 0.7064 0.6891 0.2493 0.7511 0.5924 0.2936 601 -0.002968
2011 923 0.4789 0.4496 0.6747 0.6357 0.2786 0.6975 0.6269 0.3253 408 0.004986
2013 144 0.4861 0.4097 0.5763 0.5000 0.3243 0.6571 0.4583 0.4237 69 -0.001007
Career72180.48210.46570.70050.6830.26320.74430.59380.2995807.95440.0058

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
2012-03-18 2012-03-22 Camp 4 0 Right Thigh Tightness Hamstring - -
2012-03-01 2012-03-12 Camp 11 0 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
2011-06-19 2011-09-29 60-DL 102 90 Left Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2011-08-05 -
2011-06-19 2011-06-19 On-Alr 0 0 Right Fingers Strain Middle Finger -
2011-06-13 2011-06-18 DTD 5 4 Left Elbow Soreness -
2010-06-25 2010-06-30 DTD 5 5 Trunk Soreness Ribs -
2010-04-25 2010-05-10 15-DL 15 13 Left Thigh Strain Quadriceps -
2010-04-22 2010-04-24 DTD 2 1 Left Thigh Tightness Quadriceps -
2010-04-13 2010-04-13 DTD 0 0 Left Thigh Tightness Quadriceps -
2010-02-26 2010-03-02 Camp 4 0 Foot Infection Ingrown Nail -
2009-05-26 2009-05-27 DTD 1 1 Groin Strain -
2009-04-28 2009-05-01 DTD 3 2 Right Neck Contusion -
2009-04-14 2009-04-17 DTD 3 1 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2009-03-20 2009-03-29 Camp 9 0 Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2009-02-27 2009-03-14 Camp 15 0 Left Fingers Laceration Little Finger -
2008-05-21 2008-06-06 15-DL 16 14 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2008-03-11 2008-03-23 Camp 12 0 Left Elbow Soreness -
2007-03-28 2007-04-02 Camp 5 0 Left Ankle Sprain -
2006-03-17 2006-03-18 Camp 1 0 Left Groin Strain -
2005-07-10 2005-09-02 15-DL 54 47 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2013 PIT $
2012 TEX $
2011 SDN $2,000,000
2010 COL $7,500,000
2009 COL $5,500,000
2008 COL $3,925,000
2007 COL $403,000
2005 COL $317,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
6 yrPrevious$19,645,000
6 yrTotal$19,645,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
7 y 116 dDan Horwits1 year (2013)

Details
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 1/17/13 (minor-league contract). Released by Pittsburgh 3/23/13. Signed by LA Angels as a free agent 4/11/13 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by LA Angels 6/8/13. DFA by LA Angels 7/29/13. Released 8/4/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by Texas as a free agent 1/20/12 (minor-league contract). Released by Texas 3/29/12. Re-signed by Texas 4/6/12 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$3M (2011), plus 2012 option. Signed by San Diego as a free agent 1/3/11. 11:$2M, 12:$6M mutual option, $1M buyout. San Diego declined 2012 option 10/31/11.
  • 3 years/$17.425M (2008-10)+11 club option. Re-signed 3/4/08. 08:$3.925M, 09:$5.5M, 10:$7.5M, 11:$10M club option $0.5M buyout. Replaced 1 year/$3.925M deal for 2008 signed 2/14/08, avoiding arbitration, $4.35M-$3.575M. Performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 600, 675 PAs. Hawpe may negate 2011 option if traded.
  • 1 year/$0.403M (2007). Re-signed 3/07.
  • 1 year/$0.317M (2005). Re-signed 1/05.
  • 1 year (2004). Optioned to Triple-A 4/04. Recalled 9/04.

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2013-08-12 14:00:00 (link to chat)Mark Prior was always said to have perfect mechanics. Would you agree?
(Joe from Oregon)
I don't think that "perfect mechanics" have ever existed, but Prior's were elite. He would receive a straight "A" on his mechanics report card.

It is crazy that his mechanics take so much blame for his injuries, when virtually every other variable in the injury equation is lighting up the screen. He endured some of the heaviest workloads in the game while at a very young age (within the confines of the injury nexus), and he did so during seasons in which he incurred injury. His 2 biggest injuries had nothing to do with throwing a baseball - it was a 105-mph line drive off the bat of Brad Hawpe that caused a compression fracture in his elbow (he missed 3 wks, came back, and was top 3 in PAP that year); and it was a collision with Marcus Giles on the base paths that tore up his shoulder, with an injury to the teres minor as well as a tear in the AC joint that went undiscovered for a couple years - and yet he still came back weeks later and was among the top PAP pitchers once again.

Given all that, to blame his mechanics seems egregious. (Doug Thorburn)
2011-03-08 14:00:00 (link to chat)I am thinking that Brad Hawpe is going to bounce back this year as OF/1B (once he qualifies. What do you think of him as a CIF.
(bfitzge3 from Upstate NY)
Health was clearly his biggest issue last year, as his skills appeared to remain mostly intact. He's done better at Coors than on the road throughout his career, but not so much so that he's a Castilla-type illusion, and he's done pretty well at PETCO in his previous experience there. If he hits .280 with 20 homers and 1B/OF eligibility, that's a worthwhile CI/5th OF/UT in any league. (Cory Schwartz)
2010-08-24 14:30:00 (link to chat)Thank you for the chat, Ben. Who do you like better over the next couple of years, Manny or Brad Hawpe?
(Dennis from LA)
In a neutral park, I'd probably take a 40-year-old Manny over a 33-year-old Brad Hawpe on offense, so if you're looking for a DH, I'd go with the guy with the dreadlocks. Otherwise, I'm not sure there's a position yet invented that a 40-year-old Manny will be able to play. (Ben Lindbergh)
2010-05-11 16:30:00 (link to chat)So far it has been a rough fantasy season for me. I have had 5 players hit the DL already (Miguel Montero, Aaron Hill, Yunel Escobar, Carlos Beltran and Brad Hawpe). So I am playing with a lot of replacement level players. My main question is, should I keep Gordon Beckham and Jason Kubel? They have been in tremendous slumps. and if so, who should I replace them with? Is Ryan Ludwick a better option in the outfield? Please help.
(csatte1 from Baltimore, MD)
Gordon Beckham really seems like a young hitter who is adjusting. His BABIP is low because if too many grounders and pop-ups, but he should work that out. Jason Kubel just isn't hitting the ball as hard as last year. Fewer balls hit to the outfield, fewer HR. He's probably working out kinks in his swing, but I can't imagine he's as valuable as Beckham, even though I don't do fantasy baseball so I don't really know league scarcity that well. Ryan Ludwick seems he's just a little less patient hitter with maybe a little more power. Not sure how that plays in here. I guess Ludwick is better especially with Kubel needing to work out some kinks. (Matt Swartz)
2009-10-13 14:00:00 (link to chat)Matt Diaz kills left-handed pitching. Isn't it easier to find him a righty-masher platoon mate than to find a full-time left fielder?
(Christopher from Nashville)
How many lefty platoon mashers are there, though? Not as many as you'd think, and many of them wind up employed as everyday players already, given the roster crunch that favors employment of fourth-tier relievers at the expense of tactical weapons on offense. They just tried it with Garret Anderson, after a fashion, and that flopped. Trying it again with Ryan Church or seeing if there's anything left with Brian Giles? The best best might be to get in on any offers for Brad Hawpe. (Christina Kahrl)
2009-10-08 14:00:00 (link to chat)In your analysis of the Phillies/Rockies series, you mentioned how the Phils Offense was not well suited to hit against the Rockies D. But how about the opposite match-up? The Rockies only played .500 ball against lefties this year and the Phils can throw three lefties at them (four games, maybe five depending on the schedule). Isn't this an advantage for Philly? Also, can you do anything about the annoying Outback commercial that keeps covering up the screen?
(jschmeagol from college park, md)
No, I can't, but I've complained about it myself. It's absurd.

I felt the two teams' rotations were fairly even, which may have been overrating Ubaldo Jimenez against this particular lineup. I also didn't think Jim Tracy would play Brad Hawpe over Ryan Spilborghs. Not that that was the only factor, but man, can you leave Spilborghs and Chris Iannetta on your bench if you're serious about beating a lefty?

Anyway, with the Rockies having lost the Jimenez start and not having de la Rosa, their situation isn't that great. (Joe Sheehan)
2005-03-21 19:30:00 (link to chat)Brad Hawpe crushes Dustan Mohr in PECOTA-land (and VORP-land too). How much of a battle is it? And why did they sign Mohr? Especially since the Rockies seem to have pledged to go with Generation R?
(dcbove from Albany, NY)
For the curious, Mohr's projected at .277/365/475 according to his PECOTA weighted mean, while Hawpe's seen as .288/.359/.549. Hawpe's shown some solid power in his minor league career, though largely in high-offense climates. Mohr on the other hand put up a moderate-power/impressive OBP season in the pitcher's environment of SBC Park (which if I'm not mistaken played a bit more as a hitter's park last year). Mohr also has injury concerns with his arm.

I'd give Hawpe the bulk of the playing time and use Mohr as a 4th outfielder in the Jason Michaels mold, fully capable of starting for a few weeks at a time (actually Michaels should be the starting CF in Philly, but that's another story). (Jonah Keri)


BP Roundtables

DateRoundtable NameComment
2009-10-12 15:00:00Phillies/Rockies Playoffs RoundtableHow about the way Brad Hawpe has been completely marginalized in this series? A total non-entity.
(John Perrotto)
 

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