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Travis Ishikawa 1B

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
15 1050 .255 .321 .391 .253 1.1
Birth Date9-24-1983
Height6' 3"
Weight220 lbs
Age34 years, 4 months, 26 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
2006 SFN 22 12 25 24 1 7 3 1 0 12 1 6 0 0 0 4 0 0 .292 .320 .500 .273 0.8 0.6 0.1
2008 SFN 24 33 104 95 12 26 6 0 3 41 9 27 0 0 0 15 1 0 .274 .337 .432 .283 3.4 1.2 0.5
2009 SFN 25 120 363 326 49 85 10 2 9 126 30 89 4 2 1 39 2 2 .261 .329 .387 .257 3.6 3.7 0.7
2010 SFN 26 116 173 158 18 42 11 0 3 62 13 29 0 1 1 22 0 0 .266 .320 .392 .255 -2.4 0.6 -0.2
2012 MIL 28 94 174 152 19 39 12 1 4 65 13 42 4 1 4 30 0 0 .257 .329 .428 .249 0.3 -1.4 -0.1
2013 BAL 29 6 18 17 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 8 0 0 0 1 0 0 .118 .167 .118 .116 -2.3 0.1 -0.2
2013 NYA 29 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .026 -0.4 -0.1 -0.1
2014 PIT 30 15 38 34 2 7 1 1 1 13 3 11 0 1 3 0 0 .206 .263 .382 .231 0.6 0.8 0.2
2014 SFN 30 47 81 73 7 20 3 0 2 29 6 23 1 1 15 0 0 .274 .333 .397 .272 2.8 0.1 0.3
2015 PIT 31 38 66 58 5 13 3 0 1 19 8 17 0 0 0 8 0 0 .224 .318 .328 .232 -0.3 -0.3 -0.1
2015 SFN 31 6 6 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .090 -0.9 -0.1 -0.1
Career4881050944114241495233698525796613732.255.321.391.2535.25.31.1

Statistics for All Levels

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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
2002 SLO A- 23 96 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .394 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 HAG A 57 232 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .301 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 SLO A- 66 298 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .357 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 HAG A 98 416 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .329 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 SJO A+ 16 68 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .308 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 SJO A+ 127 516 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .353 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 SFN MLB 12 25 .273 .269 .335 .426 .255 .389 96 0.4 0.8 -0.4 0.6 0.1 0.8 0.1 0.8 0.1
2006 NRW AA 86 340 .271 .249 .323 .375 .258 .294 89 2.9 7.3 -4.7 5.3 0.2 5.8 1.2 5.8 1.2
2007 SJO A+ 56 222 .313 .269 .343 .424 .271 .374 86 15.2 7.7 -4.9 1.6 -1.2 16.8 1.8 16.8 1.8
2007 NRW AA 48 192 .231 .261 .329 .396 .256 .279 88 -6 5.6 -3.6 0.9 0.2 -3.7 -0.3 -3.7 -0.3
2008 SFN MLB 33 104 .283 .271 .327 .410 .261 .354 96 2.6 3.0 -1.8 1.2 -0.3 3.4 0.5 3.4 0.5
2008 NRW AA 64 277 .309 .266 .344 .401 .261 .328 94 15 8.2 -5.2 6.9 -3.5 14.5 2.1 14.5 2.1
2008 FRE AAA 48 192 .330 .282 .353 .453 .260 .311 118 15.1 5.8 -3.7 -0.5 -0.3 17.0 1.6 17.0 1.6
2009 SFN MLB 120 363 .257 .259 .327 .407 .260 .330 91 -1 10.4 -6.4 3.7 0.6 3.6 0.7 3.6 0.7
2010 SFN MLB 116 173 .255 .248 .317 .383 .258 .307 92 -1 4.8 -2.1 0.6 -4.1 -2.4 -0.2 -2.4 -0.2
2011 FRE AAA 56 211 .261 .296 .365 .472 .271 .345 108 0.3 6.5 -2.8 0.2 1.6 5.5 0.5 5.5 0.5
2012 MIL MLB 94 174 .249 .259 .320 .407 .264 .327 108 -1.8 4.8 -2.1 -1.4 -0.5 0.3 -0.1 0.3 -0.1
2012 NAS AAA 6 21 .279 .292 .348 .441 .282 .250 94 0.5 0.6 -0.4 0.1 0.0 0.7 0.1 0.7 0.1
2013 BAL MLB 6 18 .116 .268 .326 .409 .267 .222 102 -2.5 0.5 -0.3 0.1 -0.0 -2.3 -0.2 -2.3 -0.2
2013 NYA MLB 1 2 .026 .285 .335 .448 .285 .000 102 -0.5 0.1 0 -0.1 0.0 -0.4 -0.1 -0.4 -0.1
2013 CHR AAA 34 140 .264 .251 .323 .372 .249 .322 100 0.6 3.9 -1.8 -5.3 1.0 3.8 -0.2 3.8 -0.2
2013 NOR AAA 49 208 .316 .262 .332 .401 .260 .383 100 12.4 5.9 -3.8 -4.1 -0.5 14.0 1.0 14.0 1.0
2014 PIT MLB 15 38 .231 .246 .313 .383 .264 .261 100 -1 1.0 -0.5 0.8 1.2 0.6 0.2 0.6 0.2
2014 SFN MLB 47 81 .272 .260 .317 .396 .262 .367 102 0.9 2.1 -0.9 0.1 0.6 2.8 0.3 2.8 0.3
2014 FRE AAA 71 272 .280 .280 .348 .438 .271 .320 94 6 8.0 -4.6 2.1 -1.3 8.2 1.0 8.2 1.0
2015 PIT MLB 38 66 .232 .250 .313 .390 .259 .300 98 -1.8 1.8 -0.6 -0.3 0.4 -0.3 -0.1 -0.3 -0.1
2015 SFN MLB 6 6 .090 .234 .317 .400 .263 .000 85 -1 0.2 0 -0.1 -0.0 -0.9 -0.1 -0.9 -0.1
2015 SJO A+ 3 12 .241 .282 .346 .420 .295 .250 85 -0.2 0.3 -0.2 0.0 0.1 -0.0 -0.0 -0.0 -0.0
2015 IND AAA 2 8 .317 .329 .374 .511 .297 .400 97 0.5 0.2 -0.1 -0.2 -0.3 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0
2015 SAC AAA 34 149 .273 .272 .328 .420 .263 .360 94 2.1 4.1 -2.4 2.1 1.6 5.4 0.8 5.4 0.8
2016 CHR AAA 40 175 .217 .264 .326 .390 .257 .260 107 -7.8 4.9 -2.9 1.3 -0.2 -6.0 -0.5 -6.0 -0.5
2016 SAC AAA 76 308 .285 .278 .337 .429 .270 .320 94 8.1 8.7 -5.2 5.7 -0.9 10.7 1.7 10.7 1.7

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
2002 SLO A- 96 14 27 2 1 1 17 5 22 1 1 .307 .347 .386 .080 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 HAG A 232 20 40 5 0 3 22 33 69 3 4 .206 .329 .278 .072 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 SLO A- 298 53 63 17 4 3 31 44 77 0 0 .254 .377 .391 .137 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 HAG A 416 59 92 19 2 15 54 45 110 10 5 .257 .357 .447 .190 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 SJO A+ 68 10 13 7 0 1 10 10 16 0 0 .232 .358 .411 .179 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 SJO A+ 516 87 122 28 7 22 79 70 129 1 4 .282 .389 .532 .250 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 NRW AA 340 33 69 13 4 10 42 35 88 0 0 .232 .318 .403 .171 .271 5.8 5.3 1.2
2006 SFN MLB 25 1 7 3 1 0 4 1 6 0 0 .292 .320 .500 .208 .273 0.8 0.6 0.1
2007 SJO A+ 222 35 53 15 1 13 34 19 78 0 0 .268 .344 .551 .283 .313 16.8 1.6 1.8
2007 NRW AA 192 17 37 3 1 3 17 17 48 0 0 .214 .292 .295 .081 .231 -3.7 0.9 -0.3
2008 SFN MLB 104 12 26 6 0 3 15 9 27 1 0 .274 .337 .432 .158 .283 3.4 1.2 0.5
2008 NRW AA 277 34 68 16 0 8 48 35 45 10 4 .291 .385 .462 .171 .309 14.5 6.9 2.1
2008 FRE AAA 192 35 53 19 3 16 46 14 36 0 1 .310 .376 .737 .427 .330 17.0 -0.5 1.6
2009 SFN MLB 363 49 85 10 2 9 39 30 89 2 2 .261 .329 .387 .126 .257 3.6 3.7 0.7
2010 SFN MLB 173 18 42 11 0 3 22 13 29 0 0 .266 .320 .392 .127 .255 -2.4 0.6 -0.2
2011 FRE AAA 211 21 44 14 0 3 18 29 54 3 1 .251 .368 .383 .131 .261 5.5 0.2 0.5
2012 MIL MLB 174 19 39 12 1 4 30 13 42 0 0 .257 .329 .428 .171 .249 0.3 -1.4 -0.1
2012 NAS AAA 21 1 4 3 0 0 5 3 2 0 0 .222 .333 .389 .167 .279 0.7 0.1 0.1
2013 BAL MLB 18 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 8 0 0 .118 .167 .118 .000 .116 -2.3 0.1 -0.2
2013 NYA MLB 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .026 -0.4 -0.1 -0.1
2013 CHR AAA 140 17 30 5 2 2 23 15 31 0 0 .250 .353 .375 .125 .264 3.8 -5.3 -0.2
2013 NOR AAA 208 29 56 16 0 7 31 29 43 1 0 .316 .413 .525 .209 .316 14.0 -4.1 1.0
2014 FRE AAA 272 34 65 9 0 11 45 24 62 0 0 .271 .349 .446 .175 .280 8.2 2.1 1.0
2014 SFN MLB 81 7 20 3 0 2 15 6 23 0 0 .274 .333 .397 .123 .272 2.8 0.1 0.3
2014 PIT MLB 38 2 7 1 1 1 3 3 11 0 0 .206 .263 .382 .176 .231 0.6 0.8 0.2
2015 SJO A+ 12 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 .200 .250 .300 .100 .241 -0.0 0.0 -0.0
2015 PIT MLB 66 5 13 3 0 1 8 8 17 0 0 .224 .318 .328 .103 .232 -0.3 -0.3 -0.1
2015 SFN MLB 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .000 .090 -0.9 -0.1 -0.1
2015 SAC AAA 149 17 36 8 0 4 19 13 41 0 0 .271 .342 .421 .150 .273 5.4 2.1 0.8
2015 IND AAA 8 1 2 2 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 .286 .375 .571 .286 .317 0.3 -0.2 0.0
2016 CHR AAA 175 24 31 4 0 6 18 14 54 0 1 .201 .277 .344 .143 .217 -6.0 1.3 -0.5
2016 SAC AAA 308 31 69 13 0 12 55 29 81 0 0 .257 .344 .440 .183 .285 10.7 5.7 1.7

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 439 0.4465 0.4715 0.7633 0.6378 0.3374 0.8480 0.6341 0.2367 174 0.003556
2009 1366 0.4561 0.4780 0.7060 0.6677 0.3190 0.8269 0.4937 0.2940 535 0.004719
2010 592 0.4257 0.4899 0.7897 0.6429 0.3765 0.8951 0.6563 0.2103 218 0.004274
2012 698 0.4828 0.4670 0.7975 0.6469 0.2992 0.8303 0.7315 0.2025 284 0.005106
2013 97 0.5361 0.4433 0.6512 0.5577 0.3111 0.7586 0.4286 0.3488 43 0.001533
2014 466 0.4657 0.4785 0.6996 0.6129 0.3614 0.7820 0.5778 0.3004 187 0.003944
2015 282 0.4468 0.4645 0.7099 0.6587 0.3077 0.7831 0.5833 0.2901 134 -0.001646
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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
2014-05-01 2014-05-15 Minors 14 0 Left Fingers Sprain Index Finger - -
2014-02-25 2014-03-09 Camp 12 0 - Tightness - -
2012-05-26 2012-06-23 15-DL 28 25 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique Bothered for a Week Before Going on DL - -
2011-06-13 2011-09-07 Minors 86 80 Left Shoulder Surgery -
2010-02-10 2010-03-19 Camp 37 0 Left Sprain 2 Ligaments Big Toe -
2009-05-15 2009-05-16 DTD 1 1 Left Contusion -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 CHA $
2015 SFN $1,100,000
2014 PIT $
2013 BAL $
2012 MIL $525,000
2010 SFN $417,000
2009 SFN $401,000
2000 SFN $200,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
5 yrPrevious$2,643,000
5 yrTotal$2,643,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
5 y 0 dJim McDowell1 year (2016)

Details
  • 1 year (2016). Signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 2/9/16 (minor-league contract). Salary of $0.9M in majors. Released by Chicago White Sox 5/24/16. Signed by San Francisco as a free agent 6/9/16 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$1.1M (2015). Re-signed by San Francisco 12/4/14 (avoided arbitration). DFA by San Francisco 5/25/15. Sent outright to Triple-A 5/31/15. Claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers 7/5/15 after being DFA by San Francisco 7/3/15. Elected free agency 10/22/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/13/13 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Pittsburgh 3/29/14. DFA by Pittsburgh 4/19/14. Sent outright to Triple-A 4/22/14 (elected free agency). Signed by San Francisco as a free agent 4/25/14 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by San Francisco 7/29/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by Baltimore as a free agent 12/19/12 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Baltimore 6/18/13. Claimed by NY Yankees off waivers 7/7/13 after being DFA by Baltimore 6/29/13. DFA by NY Yankees 7/11/13 (elected free agency 7/13/13). Signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 7/19/13 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.525M (2012). Signed by Milwaukee 12/12/11 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Milwaukee 4/4/12. Sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 11/2/12 (refused assignment 11/3/12).
  • 1 year (2011). Re-signed by San Francisco 2/11. Sent outright to Triple-A 4/6/11 after being DFA by San Francisco 3/31/11.
  • 1 year/$0.417M (2010). Re-signed by San Francisco 3/10.
  • 1 year/$0.401M (2009). Re-signed by San Francisco 3/9/09.
  • 1 year (2008). Re-signed by San Francisco 3/08.
  • 1 year (2007). Re-signed by San Francisco 3/07.
  • 1 year (2006). Contract purchased by San Francisco 11/05. Re-signed by San Francisco 3/06.
  • Drafted by San Francisco 2002 (21-637) (Federal Way HS, Wash.). $0.955M signing bonus.

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DateQuestionAnswer
2010-01-28 14:00:00 (link to chat)Is there any way to look at the Giants off-season as anything but another disaster?
(bjmd from SF)
It's glum stuff in terms of Sanchez and Huff, certainly, because the disasters involve the elective decisions to sign them, and forgo other alternatives. If the goal was to wind up with a first baseman who might not outhit Travis Ishikawa or Nate Shierholtz or John Bowker, with the flexibility of Mark DeRosa and Pablo Sandoval allowing you to rotate around if all three deliver (no laughing... OK, some laughing), maybe all that's lost is money. I still think the Dodgers and Rockies are takeable, but the disaster is that Sabean didn't seem to realize it, and lined up adequate propositions in an offseason where other teams have been considerably bolder and more creative in fixing their problems. (Christina Kahrl)
2010-01-14 16:00:00 (link to chat)Nothing lasts forever? Look no further than my career. Thoughts on the Giants off-season moves?
(Axel Rose from Cold November Rain)
(Tries to think of clever linkage between GNR's "comeback" and the Giants. Not working.) Pablo Sandoval, Travis Ishikawa, Aubrey Huff, Mark DeRosa. They will all play where? I'm scratching my head. (Russell A. Carleton)
2008-09-12 13:00:00 (link to chat)What are you thoughts thus far on Pablo Sandoval and Travis Ishikawa in San Fran?
(Elmo from Bay Area)
I was pretty sunny on both of them a few weeks back in TA, and so far, they haven't been disappointments. I think it's safe to say neither one of them is the new Lance Niekro. (Christina Kahrl)
2008-08-13 14:00:00 (link to chat)Kevin - Are you buying Travis Ishikawa's resurgence at Fresno?
(kcellis224 from SF, CA)
I'm not buying it yet, but I have to admit, I do find myself returning to the isle at the store of late. (Kevin Goldstein)
2008-07-07 13:00:00 (link to chat)What do you think about long forgotten (and rightfully so) Giants prospect Travis Ishikawa? He's made noticeable improvements this year in AA, cutting his K's and boosting his walks, and at 24-years-old, he's not ancient. He had a lot of people intrigued after his '05 in San Jose but then kinda fizzled in the tough Eastern League. Back on the radar or still off the grid.
(Chris from Harrisonburg, VA)
I agree with pretty much everything you said here, but at the same time, Ishikawa is still a first baseman without a lot of power. How much value does that have? (Kevin Goldstein)


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