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Brad Hawpe 1B

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
14 3401 .275 .368 .477 108 5.6
Birth Date6-22-1979
Height6' 2"
Weight190 lbs
Age40 years, 1 months, 28 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
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
2004 COL 25 42 118 26 3 2 3 11 34 1 1 1 .248 .322 .400 65 -4.9 1.7 -0.8 -0.2
2005 COL 26 101 351 80 10 3 9 43 70 0 2 2 .262 .350 .403 90 -4.1 0.3 -2.8 0.0
2006 COL 27 150 575 146 33 6 22 74 123 0 5 5 .293 .383 .515 113 12.4 0.8 22.5 4.5
2007 COL 28 152 606 150 33 4 29 81 137 3 0 2 .291 .387 .539 127 23.2 -1.8 -8.4 2.4
2008 COL 29 138 569 138 24 3 25 76 134 3 2 2 .283 .381 .498 125 19.0 -2.7 -27.2 0.0
2009 COL 30 145 588 143 42 3 23 79 145 4 1 3 .285 .384 .519 115 12.6 -3.5 -15.8 0.4
2010 COL 31 88 300 66 21 2 7 36 68 1 2 1 .255 .343 .432 84 -5.2 0.6 -5.4 -0.5
2010 TBA 31 15 46 7 0 0 2 6 17 1 0 0 .179 .304 .333 84 -0.8 0.8 -0.2 0.0
2011 SDN 32 62 216 45 10 0 4 19 68 1 0 0 .231 .301 .344 75 -5.9 -2.2 -1.0 -0.7
2013 ANA 34 17 32 5 0 0 0 5 14 0 0 0 .185 .313 .185 51 -1.7 -0.8 -1.0 -0.3
Career910340180617623124430810141316.275.368.47710844.5-6.8-40.05.6

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 POR A- NWN 0 247 .000 .000 .000 .354 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 ASH A SAL 111 468 .000 .000 .000 .322 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 SLM A+ CRL 122 535 .000 .000 .000 .390 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 TUL AA TXS 93 379 .000 .000 .000 .322 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 COL MLB NL 42 118 .272 .335 .444 .333 112 -3.3 3.5 -1.2 65 14 -0.8 1.7 -4.9 -0.2
2004 CSP AAA PCL 92 388 .000 .000 .000 .354 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 COL MLB NL 101 351 .264 .328 .418 .310 113 -1.2 10.1 -3.5 90 10 -2.8 0.3 -4.1 0.0
2005 CSP AAA PCL 7 34 .303 .370 .478 .556 109 6.1 1.1 -0.5 187 0 -0.5 0.3 3.9 0.4
2006 COL MLB NL 150 575 .267 .330 .429 .348 104 21.3 17.3 -6.3 113 9 22.5 0.8 12.4 4.5
2007 COL MLB NL 152 606 .262 .328 .405 .341 109 23.8 18.0 -6.6 127 11 -8.4 -1.8 23.2 2.4
2008 COL MLB NL 138 569 .263 .329 .413 .341 104 22.5 16.4 -6 125 9 -27.2 -2.7 19.0 0.0
2008 CSP AAA PCL 3 12 .277 .346 .440 .143 137 -1.9 0.4 -0.1 21 0 -0.1 0.1 -1.2 -0.1
2009 COL MLB NL 145 588 .257 .326 .411 .356 102 26.5 16.9 -6.3 115 10 -15.8 -3.5 12.6 0.4
2010 COL MLB NL 88 300 .260 .327 .402 .314 105 1.6 8.3 -3.1 84 9 -5.4 0.6 -5.2 -0.5
2010 TBA MLB AL 15 46 .257 .321 .408 .250 111 -2 1.3 -0.7 84 9 -0.2 0.8 -0.8 0.0
2010 MOD A+ CLF 1 4 .248 .351 .414 .500 97 0 0.1 0 63 0 -0.1 0.0 -0.2 0.0
2010 PCH A+ FSL 3 9 .247 .322 .357 .200 0.0 0 0 0.0 -1.0 0.0 0.0
2010 CSP AAA PCL 2 10 .274 .347 .424 .333 81 0.8 0.3 -0.2 81 0 -0.1 0.0 -0.2 0.0
2011 SDN MLB NL 62 216 .254 .317 .396 .331 89 -5.5 5.8 -3.4 75 16 -1.0 -2.2 -5.9 -0.7
2012 FRI AA TEX 35 152 .260 .324 .396 .345 96 3.7 4.2 -2.2 120 0 -2.2 -2.5 3.4 0.1
2013 ANA MLB AL 17 32 .248 .315 .371 .385 98 -1.6 0.8 -0.4 51 11 -1.0 -0.8 -1.7 -0.3
2013 SLC AAA PCL 37 153 .274 .338 .416 .400 106 8.7 4.4 -2.5 138 0 -0.6 -1.2 4.9 0.5

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 POR A- NWN 247 205 38 59 19 2 7 103 29 40 51 2 0 .288 .409 .502 .215 0 0
2001 ASH A SAL 468 393 78 105 22 3 22 199 72 59 113 7 4 .267 .371 .506 .239 0 0
2002 SLM A+ CRL 535 450 87 156 38 2 22 264 97 81 84 1 1 .347 .448 .587 .240 0 0
2003 TUL AA TXS 379 346 52 96 27 0 17 174 68 31 84 1 3 .277 .339 .503 .225 0 0
2004 CSP AAA PCL 388 345 62 111 19 1 31 225 86 36 91 3 2 .322 .384 .652 .330 3 3
2004 COL MLB NL 118 105 12 26 3 2 3 42 9 11 34 1 1 .248 .322 .400 .152 1 0
2005 COL MLB NL 351 305 38 80 10 3 9 123 47 43 70 2 2 .262 .350 .403 .141 3 0
2005 CSP AAA PCL 34 28 7 13 3 0 3 25 11 6 7 0 0 .464 .559 .893 .429 0 0
2006 COL MLB NL 575 499 67 146 33 6 22 257 84 74 123 5 5 .293 .383 .515 .222 2 0
2007 COL MLB NL 606 516 80 150 33 4 29 278 116 81 137 0 2 .291 .387 .539 .248 5 1
2008 CSP AAA PCL 12 11 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 4 0 0 .091 .167 .091 .000 0 0
2008 COL MLB NL 569 488 69 138 24 3 25 243 85 76 134 2 2 .283 .381 .498 .215 2 0
2009 COL MLB NL 588 501 82 143 42 3 23 260 86 79 145 1 3 .285 .384 .519 .234 4 0
2010 PCH A+ FSL 9 6 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 1 0 0 .167 .444 .167 .000 0 0
2010 TBA MLB AL 46 39 7 7 0 0 2 13 7 6 17 0 0 .179 .304 .333 .154 0 0
2010 MOD A+ CLF 4 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 2 0 0 .250 .250 .500 .250 0 0
2010 CSP AAA PCL 10 9 2 2 1 0 0 3 0 1 3 0 0 .222 .300 .333 .111 0 0
2010 COL MLB NL 300 259 24 66 21 2 7 112 37 36 68 2 1 .255 .343 .432 .178 4 0
2011 SDN MLB NL 216 195 19 45 10 0 4 67 19 19 68 0 0 .231 .301 .344 .113 1 0
2012 FRI AA TEX 152 123 14 32 6 0 3 47 12 25 39 0 1 .260 .382 .382 .122 3 0
2013 SLC AAA PCL 153 131 21 40 8 0 6 66 28 21 40 1 1 .305 .405 .504 .198 0 0
2013 ANA MLB AL 32 27 2 5 0 0 0 5 2 5 14 0 0 .185 .313 .185 .000 0 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2008 2285 0.4818 0.4788 0.7102 0.7157 0.2584 0.7551 0.5948 0.2898 0.0182
2009 2446 0.4996 0.4657 0.7050 0.6661 0.2655 0.7445 0.6062 0.2950 0.0000
2010 1420 0.4648 0.4606 0.7064 0.6697 0.2789 0.7511 0.6132 0.2936 -0.0030
2011 923 0.4529 0.4496 0.6747 0.6890 0.2515 0.7083 0.5984 0.3253 0.0050
2013 144 0.4861 0.4097 0.5763 0.5857 0.2432 0.6585 0.3889 0.4237 -0.0010
Career72180.48090.46570.70050.68380.26370.74280.59860.29950.0058

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.

2019 Preseason Forecast

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

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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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