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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
14 1228 .247 .330 .341 81 0.2
Birth Date1-20-1981
Height6' 1"
Weight215 lbs
Age39 years, 2 months, 10 days
BatsL
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
2008 FLO 27 61 233 59 14 0 5 30 48 2 0 0 .299 .392 .447 100 0.7 0.9 -2.0 1.0
2009 FLO 28 112 423 101 25 0 9 41 89 5 0 0 .271 .349 .410 87 -5.4 0.1 -14.1 0.0
2010 FLO 29 23 88 17 3 1 0 9 18 1 0 0 .218 .307 .282 65 -3.4 1.2 -0.8 0.1
2011 FLO 30 16 16 2 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 .154 .267 .154 73 -0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 SDN 31 63 214 46 8 0 0 20 41 0 2 1 .238 .310 .280 82 -4.3 -1.8 -2.1 0.1
2013 SDN 32 16 46 6 0 0 0 6 12 0 0 0 .150 .261 .150 73 -1.3 0.1 0.8 0.2
2014 CHN 33 68 208 35 7 0 0 19 58 2 0 0 .192 .273 .231 55 -10.0 -3.9 -5.0 -1.1
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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 VAN A- NWN 39 144 .000 .000 .000 .338 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 KNC A MDW 82 365 .000 .000 .000 .398 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 MID AA TXS 43 171 .000 .000 .000 .340 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 MID AA TXS 117 498 .000 .000 .000 .327 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 SAC AAA PCL 14 56 .000 .000 .000 .654 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 SAC AAA PCL 103 387 .283 .355 .453 .295 97 -10.2 5.6 3.4 57 0 -2.7 1.4 -19.0 -1.1
2006 SAC AAA PCL 83 340 .265 .339 .410 .355 98 4.7 9.6 4.9 109 0 0.5 4.6 4.9 2.4
2007 ABQ AAA PCL 89 303 .271 .343 .425 .338 120 -3.9 9.0 4.9 99 0 -1.0 -2.2 1.1 1.1
2008 FLO MLB NL 61 233 .258 .329 .409 .367 95 9.8 6.7 4 100 12 -2.0 0.9 0.7 1.0
2008 ABQ AAA PCL 59 221 .275 .347 .441 .366 126 3.4 6.8 3.4 113 0 0.8 2.0 1.0 1.4
2009 FLO MLB NL 112 423 .263 .334 .421 .332 97 2.4 12.2 7.2 87 9 -14.1 0.1 -5.4 0.0
2010 FLO MLB NL 23 88 .254 .322 .388 .283 92 -3.4 2.4 1.4 65 15 -0.8 1.2 -3.4 0.1
2010 JUP A+ FSL 3 8 .255 .311 .360 .400 87 0.7 0.2 0 126 0 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.1
2011 FLO MLB NL 16 16 .240 .310 .336 .200 95 -1.4 0.4 0 73 16 0.0 0.0 -0.5 0.0
2011 JUP A+ FSL 12 39 .269 .347 .385 .400 86 4.8 1.2 0.1 156 0 -0.1 0.2 2.1 0.3
2011 JAX AA SOU 3 10 .252 .325 .395 .250 97 -1.1 0.3 0.2 28 0 0.0 0.2 -0.7 0.0
2011 TDE Wnt DWL 11 30 .000 .000 .000 .118 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 SDN MLB NL 63 214 .253 .315 .395 .303 94 -6.7 5.9 3.4 82 14 -2.1 -1.8 -4.3 0.1
2013 SDN MLB NL 16 46 .255 .313 .396 .214 98 -5.3 1.2 0.7 73 12 0.8 0.1 -1.3 0.2
2013 ABQ AAA PCL 40 153 .256 .328 .383 .235 108 -6.4 4.4 2.4 62 0 -0.1 1.2 -7.8 0.0
2013 TUC AAA PCL 4 16 .254 .318 .385 .375 109 -0.4 0.5 0.1 63 0 -3.9 0.1 -0.8 -0.4
2014 CHN MLB NL 68 208 .244 .304 .378 .278 100 -12.6 5.3 3.2 55 13 -5.0 -3.9 -10.0 -1.1
2015 TAC AAA PCL 17 65 .290 .351 .439 .200 107 -7.9 1.8 1 12 0 0.1 -0.7 -6.9 -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
2002 VAN A- NWN 144 115 15 27 5 0 1 35 13 22 37 2 0 .235 .389 .304 .070 0 0
2003 KNC A MDW 365 304 42 94 23 2 6 139 49 47 77 1 0 .309 .418 .457 .148 0 0
2003 MID AA TXS 171 150 16 36 3 0 1 42 21 14 46 0 0 .240 .321 .280 .040 0 0
2004 SAC AAA PCL 56 49 11 17 3 0 0 20 10 6 23 0 0 .347 .429 .408 .061 0 0
2004 MID AA TXS 498 439 67 123 32 5 15 210 78 37 94 0 2 .280 .359 .478 .198 0 0
2005 SAC AAA PCL 387 346 43 81 24 3 5 126 41 30 90 1 0 .234 .297 .364 .130 7 7
2006 SAC AAA PCL 340 293 49 80 19 1 4 113 38 40 77 6 0 .273 .362 .386 .113 2 2
2007 ABQ AAA PCL 303 270 35 77 15 0 8 116 41 28 58 2 0 .285 .361 .430 .144 0 0
2008 FLO MLB NL 233 197 32 59 14 0 5 88 32 30 48 0 0 .299 .392 .447 .147 3 1
2008 ABQ AAA PCL 221 193 35 62 14 1 6 96 31 24 34 1 2 .321 .402 .497 .176 0 0
2009 FLO MLB NL 423 373 59 101 25 0 9 153 50 41 89 0 0 .271 .349 .410 .139 2 2
2010 FLO MLB NL 88 78 7 17 3 1 0 22 6 9 18 0 0 .218 .307 .282 .064 0 0
2010 JUP A+ FSL 8 6 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .000 0 0
2011 TDE Wnt DWL 30 25 2 2 1 0 0 3 1 2 9 0 0 .080 .172 .120 .040 1 1
2011 JUP A+ FSL 39 28 8 8 2 2 0 14 1 10 8 0 0 .286 .487 .500 .214 0 0
2011 FLO MLB NL 16 13 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 2 3 0 0 .154 .267 .154 .000 0 1
2011 JAX AA SOU 10 9 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 5 0 0 .111 .200 .222 .111 0 0
2012 SDN MLB NL 214 193 17 46 8 0 0 54 14 20 41 2 1 .238 .310 .280 .041 0 1
2013 ABQ AAA PCL 153 133 14 27 1 0 4 40 17 18 33 0 1 .203 .294 .301 .098 2 0
2013 TUC AAA PCL 16 13 2 3 0 0 0 3 1 2 5 0 0 .231 .375 .231 .000 0 0
2013 SDN MLB NL 46 40 0 6 0 0 0 6 2 6 12 0 0 .150 .261 .150 .000 0 0
2014 CHN MLB NL 208 182 9 35 7 0 0 42 15 19 58 0 0 .192 .273 .231 .038 2
2015 TAC AAA PCL 65 62 4 10 2 0 0 12 5 2 13 0 0 .161 .185 .194 .032 1 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2008 886 0.4718 0.4278 0.7916 0.5885 0.2842 0.8821 0.6241 0.2084 -0.0034
2009 1572 0.5115 0.4211 0.7855 0.5833 0.2513 0.8614 0.6010 0.2145 -0.0095
2010 334 0.4641 0.4611 0.7857 0.6452 0.3017 0.8900 0.5926 0.2143 -0.0005
2011 67 0.5373 0.4328 0.7586 0.6389 0.1935 0.7391 0.8333 0.2414 -0.0024
2012 784 0.5115 0.4464 0.8057 0.6060 0.2794 0.8848 0.6262 0.1943 -0.0024
2013 172 0.4477 0.3721 0.7656 0.5584 0.2211 0.9302 0.4286 0.2344 -0.0005
2014 805 0.5205 0.4559 0.7629 0.6348 0.2617 0.8308 0.5842 0.2371 -0.0021
Career46200.50000.43400.78500.60150.26590.86690.60310.2150-0.0048

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
2014-06-05 2014-06-06 DTD 1 1 - Neck Contusion Foul Ball -
2012-03-06 2012-03-07 Camp 1 0 - General Medical Illness - -
2011-03-22 2011-09-05 60-DL 167 139 Right Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2010-09-03
2010-05-13 2010-10-04 60-DL 144 128 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2010-09-03
2010-03-22 2010-03-24 Camp 2 0 General Medical Illness GI -
2010-03-04 2010-03-16 Camp 12 0 Right Forearm Tightness -
2009-09-22 2009-09-22 DTD 0 0 Left Hand Contusion -
2009-08-26 2009-08-28 DTD 2 2 Low Back Tightness -
2009-06-10 2009-06-12 DTD 2 2 Left Face Laceration Above Eye -
2008-09-24 2008-09-26 DTD 2 1 Left Knee Soreness -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2015 SEA $
2014 CHN $875,000
2013 SDN $930,000
2012 SDN $750,000
2011 FLO $417,000
2010 FLO $415,000
2009 FLO $400,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
6 yrPrevious$3,787,000
6 yrTotal$3,787,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
5 y 141 dJoe Urbon1 year (2015)

Details
  • 1 year (2015). Signed by Seattle as a free agent 1/29/15 (minor-league contract). Released by Seattle 5/20/15.
  • 1 year/$0.875M (2014). Signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/18/13 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Chicago Cubs 3/30/14. Non-tendered by Chicago Cubs 12/2/14.
  • 1 year/$0.93M (2013). Re-signed by San Diego 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration). Claimed by LA Dodgers off waivers 6/15/13 after being DFA by San Diego 6/10/13. Sent outright to Triple-A by LA Dodgers 8/5/13. Elected free agency 10/13.
  • 1 year/$0.75M (2012). Signed by San Diego 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.417M (2011). Re-signed by Florida 3/1/11. Acquired by San Diego in trade from Miami 11/22/11.
  • 1 year/$0.415M (2010). Re-signed by Florida 3/2/10.
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009). Re-signed by Florida 2/23/09.
  • 1 year (2008). Contract purchased by Florida 7/8/08.
  • 1 year (2007). Acquired by Florida in trade from Oakland 3/07.
  • 1 year (2006). Claimed by Florida off waivers from Oakland 12/05. DFA by Florida 1/06. Claimed by Oakland off waivers from Florida 1/06.
  • 1 year (2005). Contract purchased by Oakland 11/04.
  • Drafted by Oakland 2002 (4-128) (Cal).

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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Advanced Catching Metrics

Year lvl CSAA Framing Runs Blocking Chances EPAA Blocking Runs SB Attempts SRAA TRAA Throwing Runs FRAA Adj. FRAA
2005 aaa .000 0.0 4417 .001 -1.3 77 .006 .000 -0.3 -1.6 -2.7
2006 aaa -.001 -0.9 3575 -.002 1.5 69 .016 -.004 -0.4 0.2 0.5
2007 aaa -.002 -2.0 2991 .000 0.0 52 .023 -.004 -0.6 -2.6 -1.0
2008 mlb .000 -0.1 2214 .000 -0.3 40 .034 .000 -0.9 -1.7 -2.0
2008 aaa .001 0.5 2167 .000 -0.2 27 -.030 -.002 0.6 0.3 0.8
2009 mlb -.008 -8.3 4521 .002 -1.9 93 .050 -.003 -2.7 -12.9 -14.1
2010 mlb .001 0.1 829 .000 0.1 24 .024 .006 -0.4 -0.2 -0.8
2010 afa .000 0.0 13 .000 0.0 0 .000 -.001 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 afa .000 0.0 179 .000 0.0 2 .029 -.001 0.0 -0.1 -0.1
2011 aax .001 0.0 62 -.001 0.0 3 -.017 -.001 0.0 0.1 0.0
2011 mlb -.011 0.0 9 -.002 0.0 0 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 mlb .002 0.9 2163 .003 -1.6 52 .054 .000 -1.7 -2.8 -2.1
2013 mlb .007 0.8 494 .000 0.0 12 -.016 .006 0.1 0.9 0.8
2013 aaa -.007 -3.7 1892 .000 0.2 30 .006 -.001 -0.1 -3.7 -3.9
2014 mlb -.003 -1.3 2215 .002 -0.9 51 .072 .008 -2.2 -4.7 -5.0
2015 aaa .003 0.6 657 .000 0.0 13 .000 .000 0.0 0.6 0.1

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