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Shelley Duncan DH

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
14 997 .226 .305 .419 104 2.8
Birth Date9-29-1979
Height6' 5"
Weight215 lbs
Age40 years, 1 months, 17 days
BatsR
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
2007 NYA 27 34 83 19 1 0 7 8 20 0 0 0 .257 .329 .554 126 3.0 0.4 3.2 0.8
2008 NYA 28 23 65 10 3 0 1 7 13 0 0 0 .175 .262 .281 81 -1.4 0.4 0.5 0.0
2009 NYA 29 11 15 3 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 80 -0.3 -0.2 -0.8 -0.1
2010 CLE 30 85 259 53 10 0 11 26 76 3 1 0 .231 .317 .419 105 1.8 -1.4 4.1 1.0
2011 CLE 31 76 247 58 17 0 11 19 56 3 0 1 .260 .324 .484 113 3.8 1.4 0.8 1.1
2012 CLE 32 81 264 47 10 0 11 28 59 1 1 2 .203 .288 .388 98 -0.6 0.3 -2.6 0.2
2013 TBA 33 20 64 10 1 0 2 9 14 0 0 0 .182 .297 .309 92 -0.5 -1.3 0.0 -0.1
Career3309972004204397243723.226.305.4191045.9-0.45.22.8

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
2001 STA A- NYP 70 302 .000 .000 .000 .291 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 GRB A SAL 101 419 .000 .000 .000 .319 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 TAM A+ FSL 91 375 .000 .000 .000 .331 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 TAM A+ FSL 123 494 .000 .000 .000 .301 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 TRN AA EAS 142 606 .261 .327 .403 .262 99 -0.4 6.0 -3.8 113 0 -3.5 -1.3 9.6 0.7
2006 TRN AA EAS 92 394 .000 .000 .000 .278 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 COH AAA INT 12 48 .260 .324 .388 .219 99 -3.2 1.4 -0.5 57 0 0.3 -0.6 -2.2 -0.2
2007 NYA MLB AL 34 83 .285 .357 .449 .255 103 2.3 2.5 -1.3 126 18 3.2 0.4 3.0 0.8
2007 SWB AAA INT 91 387 .262 .332 .402 .323 93 27.8 11.1 -6.1 141 0 5.0 1.1 17.1 2.7
2008 NYA MLB AL 23 65 .269 .340 .422 .205 104 -2.3 1.9 -1.1 81 12 0.5 0.4 -1.4 0.0
2008 SWB AAA INT 58 252 .268 .335 .417 .268 87 11.5 8.9 -4.6 119 0 1.7 0.9 1.7 0.8
2008 YAN Rk GCL 2 8 .234 .312 .318 .000 110 -1.8 0.3 -0.2 8 0 0.0 0.0 -1.9 -0.2
2009 NYA MLB AL 11 15 .280 .342 .452 .300 108 -2.3 0.4 -0.2 80 10 -0.8 -0.2 -0.3 -0.1
2009 SWB AAA INT 123 527 .267 .335 .401 .290 100 33.5 15.2 -7.1 149 0 -0.4 -2.1 27.4 3.2
2010 CLE MLB AL 85 259 .255 .321 .400 .294 108 -0.6 7.1 -2.4 105 8 4.1 -1.4 1.8 1.0
2010 COH AAA INT 38 166 .265 .337 .412 .339 109 4.3 5.1 -2.7 132 0 -2.1 1.3 6.0 0.7
2011 CLE MLB AL 76 247 .262 .323 .407 .297 102 4.8 6.7 -2.8 113 12 0.8 1.4 3.8 1.1
2011 COH AAA INT 33 137 .256 .324 .390 .207 101 -3.8 4.2 -2.1 108 0 4.8 0.1 1.3 0.8
2012 CLE MLB AL 81 264 .254 .316 .405 .218 98 -5.8 7.2 -2.4 98 15 -2.6 0.3 -0.6 0.2
2013 TBA MLB AL 20 64 .250 .316 .401 .205 96 -2.8 1.7 -1 92 16 0.0 -1.3 -0.5 -0.1
2013 DUR AAA INT 90 376 .259 .330 .392 .247 108 -14.1 10.8 -6.4 69 0 -3.3 -2.3 -16.9 -1.8
2014 LOU AAA INT 14 43 .265 .327 .388 .222 111 -2.1 1.3 -0.8 84 0 0.2 -0.5 -1.3 -0.1

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
2001 STA A- NYP 302 273 43 67 17 2 8 112 39 21 62 5 3 .245 .313 .410 .165 0 0
2002 GRB A SAL 419 356 58 95 23 2 14 164 56 59 88 15 3 .267 .376 .461 .194 0 0
2003 TAM A+ FSL 375 330 42 87 19 2 8 134 47 35 83 5 1 .264 .341 .406 .142 0 0
2004 TAM A+ FSL 494 424 65 105 27 1 19 191 78 54 119 6 3 .248 .342 .450 .203 0 0
2005 TRN AA EAS 606 537 86 129 28 2 34 263 92 56 140 3 2 .240 .325 .490 .250 0 0
2006 COH AAA INT 48 43 1 8 1 0 1 12 4 5 10 0 0 .186 .271 .279 .093 0 0
2006 TRN AA EAS 394 351 47 90 24 0 19 171 61 34 77 3 1 .256 .331 .487 .231 0 0
2007 SWB AAA INT 387 336 58 99 18 1 25 194 79 45 82 2 2 .295 .383 .577 .283 0 0
2007 NYA MLB AL 83 74 16 19 1 0 7 41 17 8 20 0 0 .257 .329 .554 .297 0 1
2008 NYA MLB AL 65 57 7 10 3 0 1 16 6 7 13 0 0 .175 .262 .281 .105 1 0
2008 SWB AAA INT 252 205 38 49 14 0 12 99 44 41 55 6 1 .239 .371 .483 .244 0 0
2008 YAN Rk GCL 8 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .000 .125 .000 .000 0 0
2009 NYA MLB AL 15 15 1 3 0 0 0 3 1 0 5 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .000 0 0
2009 SWB AAA INT 527 452 85 125 30 1 30 247 99 64 94 2 0 .277 .374 .546 .270 0 0
2010 CLE MLB AL 259 229 29 53 10 0 11 96 36 26 76 1 0 .231 .317 .419 .188 1 0
2010 COH AAA INT 166 146 21 44 11 0 6 73 34 17 28 0 0 .301 .382 .500 .199 0 0
2011 CLE MLB AL 247 223 29 58 17 0 11 108 47 19 56 0 1 .260 .324 .484 .224 2 0
2011 COH AAA INT 137 109 20 22 3 0 5 40 19 24 24 1 0 .202 .350 .367 .165 2 0
2012 CLE MLB AL 264 232 29 47 10 0 11 90 31 28 59 1 2 .203 .288 .388 .185 3 0
2013 DUR AAA INT 376 335 36 72 21 1 11 128 54 33 82 0 0 .215 .287 .382 .167 5 0
2013 TBA MLB AL 64 55 6 10 1 0 2 17 6 9 14 0 0 .182 .297 .309 .127 0 0
2014 LOU AAA INT 43 35 4 7 1 0 1 11 4 6 7 0 0 .200 .333 .314 .114 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2008 278 0.5144 0.4676 0.8154 0.6294 0.2963 0.8667 0.7000 0.1846 -0.0043
2009 62 0.5968 0.6774 0.6429 0.8108 0.4800 0.7333 0.4167 0.3571 0.0014
2010 1010 0.4743 0.4713 0.7101 0.6430 0.3164 0.8052 0.5357 0.2899 0.0077
2011 974 0.5082 0.4651 0.7550 0.6303 0.2944 0.8397 0.5674 0.2450 0.0062
2012 1111 0.4833 0.4545 0.7941 0.6369 0.2840 0.8860 0.6012 0.2059 0.0004
2013 233 0.4249 0.5064 0.7119 0.7677 0.3134 0.7895 0.5714 0.2881 -0.0002
Career36680.48800.47000.75440.64750.30180.84130.57670.24560.0036

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
2011-02-28 2011-03-05 Camp 5 0 Back Strain -
2009-05-06 2009-05-15 Minors 9 0 Left Shoulder Soreness -
2009-04-20 2009-04-21 Minors 1 0 Left Shoulder Soreness -
2008-07-03 2008-08-04 Minors 32 0 Shoulder Separation AC Joint -
2007-11-22 2007-11-22 Off 0 0 Arm Circulatory Issue Small Blood Clot -
2007-10-17 2007-10-17 Off 0 0 Surgery Sports Hernia 2007-10-17
2007-09-09 2007-09-09 On-Alr 0 0 Contusion -
2007-09-09 2007-09-17 DTD 8 7 Abdomen Hernia Inguinal Hernia -
2006-07-08 2006-08-04 Minors 27 0 Left Abdomen Strain - -
2003-08-06 2003-09-16 Minors 41 0 Right Shoulder Strain - -
2003-04-05 2003-04-16 Minors 11 0 - Low Back Strain - -
2002-08-13 2002-09-11 Minors 29 0 Right Hand Fracture - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2013 TBA $550,000
2012 CLE $500,000
2011 CLE $500,000
2008 NYA $398,300
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$1,948,300
4 yrTotal$1,948,300

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 110 dBarry Meister1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by Arizona as a free agent 1/24/14 (minor-league contract). Released by Arizona 3/28/14.
  • 1 year/$0.55M (2013). Signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 1/22/13 (minor-league contract). Salary of $0.55M in majors. Contract purchased by Tampa Bay 3/31/13. DFA by Tampa Bay 4/30/13. Sent outright to Triple-A 5/3/13. Elected free agency 10/13.
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2012). Re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/12. DFA by Cleveland 8/29/12. Sent outright to Triple-A 8/31/12.
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2011). Signed by Cleveland for 2011 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Cleveland 3/30/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Signed by Cleveland as a free agent 1/4/10 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Cleveland 5/19/10.
  • 1 year (2009). Contract purchased by NY Yankees 7/31/09. Optioned to Triple-A 8/1/09. Recalled 9/7/09. Sent outright to Triple-A 11/20/09.
  • 1 year/$0.3983M (2008). Re-signed by NY Yankees 3/4/08. Optioned to Triple-A 4/9/08. Recalled 4/26/08. Optioned to Triple-A 6/13/08. DFA 1/6/09.
  • 1 year (2007). Contract purchased by NY Yankees 7/20/07.
  • Drafted by NY Yankees 2001 (2-62) (University of Arizona). $0.655M signing bonus.

2019 Preseason Forecast

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

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DateQuestionAnswer
2014-01-29 19:00:00 (link to chat)Who is going to have an April like me this year? I believe the answer is no one because I am the best Mr April of all the Mr Aprils. Also, Shelley Duncan and I are going out looking for women. Who can make us look better as the ugly friend we bring along to raise our appeal? Hunter Pence? Pedroia without a hat and eye black? Thanks man. Don't rule out a comeback from me. Marcus Thames has been teaching me plate discipline.
(Chris Shelton from Bush Leagues)
You're in the early lead for "best fake name" in this chat. Well done. It's impossible to predict who's going to essentially experience a statistical aberration in April, so your guess is as good as mine. With that in mind, let's go with Juan Uribe, for no reason.

You can't do better in the ugly department than Shelley Duncan. Shelley Duncan is uglier than Billy Hamilton is fast. Give my best to Marcus. (Ben Carsley)
2013-04-30 12:00:00 (link to chat)I know this has been the question with the rays for the past 4 years, but why does the offense always seem to non-existent? I get annoyed at these small moves that don't do much (Luke Scott, Kelly Johnson, Cliff Floyd, Shelley Duncan, etc.) but are the only moves the team makes.
(Steve from Tampa, FL)
Park factors play a role.

The free-agent hitters available in their price range tend to be either: old, hurt, coming off a bad season, or all of the above. I believe that offense has still ranked within the top five or six in the AL over the past four seasons by park-adjusted numbers, too. Solid given the circumstances. (R.J. Anderson)
2012-03-15 12:00:00 (link to chat)Who should win the Indians LF carousel? Who has the best chance to stick?
(SaberTJ from Cleveland, OH)
My unofficial survey of who is fighting for the job: Shelley Duncan, Aaron Cunningham, Ryan Spilborghs, Felix Pie, Fred Lewis, and Russ Canzler.

I cannot envision Canzler playing a tolerable corner outfield, so I'll say not him. Same result with Pie for different reasons. From there, you have Lewis and three righty bats, but Duncan and Cunningham are both out of options. So I guess the Indians might keep those two and store Lewis and Spilborghs in Triple-A for depth. I might opt for a platoon between Lewis and whichever of the two righties you're higher on. (R.J. Anderson)
2009-11-02 15:00:00 (link to chat)Who would you sub for Melky? Do you see this having an impact on the series (other than Girardi "accidentally"giving Guzman at bats?)
(Eli from Brooklyn)
I think it has to be Guzman. If you're going to be playing Gardner, you'll want the PR back. I don't think Shelley Duncan has more roster value, and no infielder does. If it's Cervelli...I mean, you start to look around for Abe Rothstein, you know? (Joe Sheehan)
2009-07-01 14:00:00 (link to chat)Said lefty-smasher would need to be appreciably better than Shelley Duncan for it to be worth the Yankees while to trade prospects and/or pay more money to get this player. Duncan isn't good, but one thing he can apparently do is hit some dingers off of LHP. If all we're talking about is a righty part of a part-time platoon spot, gosh... what do you really want to give up for that?
(Rob from Andover, CT)
Not much more than the nothing thrown at the Pirates to pry Hinske loose. (Christina Kahrl)
2009-05-12 13:00:00 (link to chat)How can a team that has both Tomko and Berroa on its 25-man roster be serious about winning?
(Frank from Waterbury)
They think they're serious. The Yankees just have a dearth of resources in certain areas. I sort of understand the Tomko thing as an attempt to catch lightning in a bottle ("The scouting reports say he's developed a new pitch, the 'dipsy-doodle chicken-ball' and he's a whole new guy!") that can be tried and quickly dispensed with. Berroa I don't get. Not that Shelley Duncan is Babe Ruth, but he's hitting like him at the moment, and you'd think that his odd home run off the bench (or Juan Miranda's, as mediocre as I think he is) would be more valuable than anything Berroa might do, especially when the team could PH for the catcher in the eighth inning of every game as long as Posada is out. (Steven Goldman)
2008-03-05 13:00:00 (link to chat)Bump Abreu. He was brutal against LHP last year. Shelley Duncan could take 10-20 games from him in platoon.
(pytheian from Brooklyn, NY)
The people have spoken: Abreu is to be dumped. Someone notify his people immediately. (Marc Normandin)


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