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Ruben Gotay 3B

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
15 811 .255 .315 .371 74 -0.5
Birth Date12-25-1982
Height5' 11"
Weight175 lbs
Age36 years, 9 months, 24 days
BatsB
ThrowsR
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 KCA 21 44 166 41 7 3 1 9 36 2 0 1 .270 .315 .375 70 -5.9 0.9 -6.5 -0.7
2005 KCA 22 86 317 64 14 2 5 22 51 4 2 2 .227 .288 .344 71 -10.8 3.8 2.3 0.4
2007 NYN 24 98 211 56 12 0 4 16 42 1 3 3 .295 .351 .421 79 -4.8 -0.3 -4.6 -0.3
2008 ATL 25 88 117 24 5 0 2 13 32 0 1 1 .235 .322 .343 76 -3.1 0.4 -0.3 0.1
Career3168111853851260161767.255.315.37174-24.64.9-9.1-0.5

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
2002 BUR A MDW 133 603 .000 .000 .000 .345 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 WIL A+ CRL 134 582 .000 .000 .000 .305 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 KCA MLB AL 44 166 .270 .336 .438 .342 102 -5.8 4.9 -0.2 70 13 -6.5 0.9 -5.9 -0.7
2004 WIC AA TXS 106 476 .000 .000 .000 .313 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 KCA MLB AL 86 317 .270 .327 .428 .255 104 -9.8 9.1 -0.5 71 7 2.3 3.8 -10.8 0.4
2005 WIC AA TXS 28 122 .261 .321 .405 .255 107 3 3.2 -0.2 99 0 -1.4 -0.3 0.3 0.2
2006 NOR AAA INT 42 169 .254 .318 .389 .306 88 1.8 4.2 0 115 0 -8.6 -1.5 2.2 -0.4
2006 OMA AAA PCL 87 374 .265 .333 .402 .301 99 -6.1 10.6 -1 86 0 2.2 0.0 -4.4 0.7
2007 NYN MLB NL 98 211 .267 .332 .414 .359 99 0.8 6.3 -0.1 79 14 -4.6 -0.3 -4.8 -0.3
2007 NWO AAA PCL 23 98 .265 .340 .409 .288 103 0.1 2.9 0.1 101 0 -2.6 -1.0 0.6 0.0
2008 ATL MLB NL 88 117 .255 .328 .400 .324 97 -4.2 3.4 0.1 76 15 -0.3 0.4 -3.1 0.1
2008 RIC AAA INT 3 14 .264 .336 .404 .300 84 -0.2 0.3 0 84 0 0.0 0.1 -0.5 0.0
2009 RNO AAA PCL 118 479 .276 .349 .431 .306 109 19.7 14.0 0.4 130 0 -7.9 -3.0 18.3 2.1
2010 MEM AAA PCL 139 577 .274 .345 .429 .354 96 25.2 18.4 1 131 0 0.9 -0.7 25.0 4.3
2011 GWN AAA INT 72 279 .258 .326 .395 .281 95 -10.3 8.7 -0.6 81 0 -2.2 1.7 -5.1 0.2
2011 NWO AAA PCL 62 239 .278 .352 .433 .279 92 -3.4 7.4 -0.9 86 0 -3.1 -0.5 -3.3 0.0
2012 GWN AAA INT 57 213 .251 .316 .385 .300 100 1.4 6.3 0.7 121 0 -1.2 0.3 4.9 1.1
2012 LVG AAA PCL 22 92 .281 .345 .428 .450 109 1.8 2.7 -0.1 123 0 1.6 1.1 2.8 0.8
2012 MAN Wnt PWL 37 158 .000 .000 .000 .342 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 SFD AA TEX 133 576 .252 .320 .389 .313 103 10.4 15.6 -0.6 125 0 -2.6 -1.0 0.8 1.3
2014 LOU AAA INT 136 585 .262 .328 .396 .304 109 -11.2 17.5 -2.1 94 0 -2.9 2.2 -11.8 0.3
2015 SLT AAA MEX 3 15 .000 .000 .000 .286 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2015 MAY Wnt PWL 22 70 .000 .000 .000 .294 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2016 SLT AAA MEX 4 16 .000 .000 .000 .182 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2016 PUR Wnt CS 6 26 .000 .000 .000 .059 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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
2002 BUR A MDW 603 509 87 145 42 9 9 232 83 73 110 5 4 .285 .380 .456 .171 4 4
2003 WIL A+ CRL 582 502 68 131 31 2 9 193 72 60 97 8 1 .261 .346 .384 .124 4 4
2004 WIC AA TXS 476 405 71 117 22 6 9 178 68 51 60 9 10 .289 .369 .440 .151 9 9
2004 KCA MLB AL 166 152 17 41 7 3 1 57 16 9 36 0 1 .270 .315 .375 .105 2 1
2005 WIC AA TXS 122 110 22 27 8 0 3 44 15 12 13 0 2 .245 .320 .400 .155 0 0
2005 KCA MLB AL 317 282 32 64 14 2 5 97 29 22 51 2 2 .227 .288 .344 .117 5 4
2006 NOR AAA INT 169 154 19 41 12 1 3 64 21 10 29 4 5 .266 .315 .416 .149 2 2
2006 OMA AAA PCL 374 337 45 89 16 2 9 136 43 26 67 7 1 .264 .320 .404 .139 5 5
2007 NWO AAA PCL 98 82 12 21 7 1 2 36 13 14 14 1 1 .256 .371 .439 .183 0 0
2007 NYN MLB NL 211 190 25 56 12 0 4 80 24 16 42 3 3 .295 .351 .421 .126 1 3
2008 ATL MLB NL 117 102 10 24 5 0 2 35 8 13 32 1 1 .235 .322 .343 .108 0 2
2008 RIC AAA INT 14 12 1 3 0 0 0 3 1 1 2 0 0 .250 .357 .250 .000 0 0
2009 RNO AAA PCL 479 371 65 101 29 2 11 167 57 102 69 2 4 .272 .428 .450 .178 3 3
2010 MEM AAA PCL 577 473 84 135 30 1 13 206 70 95 116 0 5 .285 .410 .436 .150 1 1
2011 NWO AAA PCL 239 205 30 49 8 1 6 77 22 29 45 5 1 .239 .342 .376 .137 0 2
2011 GWN AAA INT 279 245 28 62 4 2 3 79 25 28 36 6 3 .253 .325 .322 .069 4 2
2012 LVG AAA PCL 92 78 14 27 3 0 0 30 14 13 19 3 0 .346 .435 .385 .038 1 0
2012 GWN AAA INT 213 181 31 44 8 1 5 69 22 31 46 1 0 .243 .357 .381 .138 0 0
2012 MAN Wnt PWL 158 134 16 40 10 2 0 54 20 22 17 0 2 .299 .401 .403 .104 0 1
2013 SFD AA TEX 576 498 75 139 31 0 16 218 89 72 95 16 7 .279 .366 .438 .159 6 0
2014 LOU AAA INT 585 518 86 132 22 1 17 207 59 61 127 3 3 .255 .332 .400 .145 4
2015 MAY Wnt PWL 70 61 2 16 2 0 1 21 8 9 9 0 1 .262 .357 .344 .082 0 0
2015 SLT AAA MEX 15 8 3 2 1 0 0 3 3 5 3 0 0 .250 .467 .375 .125 2 0
2016 PUR Wnt CS 26 20 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 6 3 0 0 .050 .269 .050 .000 0 0
2016 SLT AAA MEX 16 16 1 3 0 0 1 6 2 0 4 0 1 .188 .188 .375 .188 0 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2008 533 0.5441 0.3865 0.7621 0.5103 0.2387 0.7973 0.6724 0.2379 -0.0052
Career5330.54410.38650.76210.51030.23870.79730.67240.2379-0.0052

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
2008-08-17 2008-09-01 15-DL 15 14 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2007-03-02 2007-03-28 Camp 26 0 Ankle Sprain -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2008 ATL $403,000
2006 SLN $340,500
2005 KCA $316,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$1,059,500
3 yrTotal$1,059,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 170 dOctagon1 year (2012)

Details
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by Toronto as a free agent 3/14/12 (minor-league contract). Acquired by Atlanta in trade from Toronto 6/4/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Signed by Florida as a free agent 12/2/10 (minor-league contract). Released by Florida. Signed by Atlanta as a free agent 6/19/11 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2010). Signed by St. Louis as a free agent 11/30/09 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2009). Signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 2/24/09 (minor-league contract). Acquired by Arizona in trade from Pittsburgh 4/09.
  • 1 year/$0.403M (2008). Re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/08. Claimed by Atlanta off waivers from NY Mets 3/28/08. Sent outright to Triple-A 10/3/08.
  • 1 year (2007). DFA by NY Mets, sent outright to Triple-A 2/07. Contract purchased by NY Mets 4/07.
  • 1 year/$0.3405M (2006). Re-signed by Kansas City 2/06. Acquired by NY Mets in trade from Kansas City 7/06.
  • 1 year/$0.316M (2005). Re-signed by Kansas City 2/05.
  • 1 year (2004). Contract purchased by Kansas City 8/04.
  • Drafted by Kansas City 2000 (31-914) (Indian Hills CC, Ia.).

2019 Preseason Forecast

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

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ VORP FRAA WARP
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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2010-03-25 14:00:00 (link to chat)Hey Joe, Care to share some of "your guys" for this season?
(Fred from Houston)
I've been including some of these in the pieces I've been writing for Rotowire, but off the top of my head...Trevor Cahill, Drew Stubbs, Alfredo Aceves, Rickie Weeks, Dexter Fowler, Chris Outfielder Young. Ruben Gotay if finds his way to the majors. (Joe Sheehan)
2010-03-25 14:00:00 (link to chat)How do you think Kelly Johnson will do as the 2B for the D-Backs this year?
(Desert Fox from Phoenix)
Not as good as Ruben Gotay would have. Johnson's a capable player, essentially average when healthy. Better him than Augie Ojeda. He has limited upside. (Joe Sheehan)
2008-03-31 13:00:00 (link to chat)Steven, big fan of your YES work, despite being a Mets fan. Jeff Keppinger is starting at short and batting second for the Reds today, while the Mets just released Ruben Gotay. This makes me sad. Has Willie Randolph inherited Torre's taste in lumpy bench-help, and isn't this a supernally bad idea in the NL? Also: Hrghle. Edwar Ramirez? Blix? Hee hee hee hee. Thanks!
(rtkimmerle from NJ)
Thank you for coming aboard despite your Mets-ness. I actually enjoy following the Mets too. No doubt sports talk radio hosts would call me a fraud for not hating the Mets as much as I like the Yankees, but I'm a baseball fan who enjoys the sport whatever the color of the uniforms, not an unthinking bigot. Anyway, I thought the Mets acted precipitously on Gotay, but I also accept that Gotay was over his head last year and that with pitcher-constricted rosters ("pitcher-creep?") you need your U-INF to be able to sub at short. What was odd about it was that Luis Castillo is in such poor shape.

...As I said of Scott Patterson, Edwar will get his chance down the line. I'm still trying to get a handle on how Girardi will handle his bullpen. That will give us a clue as to when... Blix! (Steven Goldman)
2008-02-28 14:00:00 (link to chat)The Mets need a good 5th starter. How about El Duque, Mike Pelfrey, Ruben Gotay, Marlon Anderson and Aaron Heilman for Ian Snell?
(Jay from Flushing)
That plus a ton of Famous Amos hot dogs still doesn't get you Snell, I suspect. Remember, it isn't Littlefield who's picking up the phone any more. (Christina Kahrl)


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