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Portrait of Maicer Izturis

Maicer Izturis 2B

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
18 3350 .269 .331 .372 95 10.1
Birth Date9-12-1980
Height5' 8"
Weight185 lbs
Age38 years, 8 months, 8 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 MON 23 32 121 22 5 2 1 10 20 2 4 0 .206 .286 .318 66 -4.9 0.7 -0.3 0.0
2005 ANA 24 77 210 47 8 4 1 17 21 0 9 3 .246 .306 .346 84 -3.8 -1.6 1.8 0.4
2006 ANA 25 104 399 103 21 3 5 38 35 3 14 6 .293 .365 .412 105 4.4 6.9 2.4 2.7
2007 ANA 26 102 374 97 17 2 6 33 39 0 7 1 .289 .349 .405 99 1.0 0.7 -1.9 1.1
2008 ANA 27 79 321 78 14 2 3 26 27 1 11 2 .269 .329 .362 90 -3.2 1.4 1.8 1.2
2009 ANA 28 114 437 116 22 3 8 35 41 5 13 5 .300 .359 .434 108 5.3 1.2 -3.5 1.6
2010 ANA 29 61 238 53 13 1 3 21 27 2 7 3 .250 .321 .363 95 -1.1 -0.4 -0.7 0.5
2011 ANA 30 122 494 124 35 0 5 33 65 8 9 6 .276 .334 .388 103 2.1 1.2 4.5 2.3
2012 ANA 31 100 319 74 11 0 2 25 38 2 17 2 .256 .320 .315 91 -3.2 0.0 -4.7 0.2
2013 TOR 32 107 399 86 12 0 5 27 38 1 1 5 .236 .288 .310 80 -8.1 2.3 -5.6 0.0
2014 TOR 33 11 38 10 1 0 0 2 4 0 1 0 .286 .324 .314 91 -0.3 0.1 -0.8 0.0
Career90933508101591739267355249333.269.331.37295-11.912.7-7.110.1

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
1998 BNC Rk APL 0 234 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 CGA A SAL 0 241 .000 .000 .000 .330 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 CGA A SAL 0 32 .000 .000 .000 .308 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 KIN A+ CRL 114 486 .000 .000 .000 .285 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 KIN A+ CRL 58 262 .000 .000 .000 .287 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 AKR AA EAS 67 281 .000 .000 .000 .304 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 AKR AA EAS 53 251 .000 .000 .000 .300 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 BUF AAA INT 85 337 .000 .000 .000 .275 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 MON MLB NL 32 121 .260 .321 .413 .244 91 -6.7 3.6 1.1 66 14 -0.3 0.7 -4.9 0.0
2004 EDM AAA PCL 99 443 .000 .000 .000 .357 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 ANA MLB AL 77 210 .264 .324 .415 .271 98 -8.7 6.0 1.7 84 11 1.8 -1.6 -3.8 0.4
2005 SLC AAA PCL 10 39 .281 .360 .448 .500 101 4.5 1.2 0.2 146 0 -1.5 0.6 2.4 0.3
2006 ANA MLB AL 104 399 .274 .338 .430 .313 102 3.7 12.0 1.7 105 10 2.4 6.9 4.4 2.7
2006 SLC AAA PCL 9 43 .271 .352 .425 .355 110 2 1.2 0.2 108 0 0.3 0.5 -0.2 0.2
2007 ANA MLB AL 102 374 .269 .333 .416 .308 99 1.9 11.1 0.5 99 10 -1.9 0.7 1.0 1.1
2007 RCU A+ CLF 7 29 .274 .347 .434 .368 99 1.8 0.9 0 91 0 0.2 0.0 -0.5 0.1
2007 SLC AAA PCL 5 20 .296 .366 .452 .400 130 0.1 0.6 0 100 0 0.2 -0.2 -0.2 0.0
2008 ANA MLB AL 79 321 .261 .330 .410 .286 103 -6.5 9.3 2.8 90 9 1.8 1.4 -3.2 1.2
2008 RCU A+ CLF 1 2 .295 .371 .418 1.000 87 0.3 0.1 0 0 0 -0.1 -0.1 0.0 0.0
2009 ANA MLB AL 114 437 .260 .328 .415 .313 104 9.6 12.6 0.6 108 9 -3.5 1.2 5.3 1.6
2010 ANA MLB AL 61 238 .257 .325 .406 .272 103 -3.1 6.6 0.5 95 11 -0.7 -0.4 -1.1 0.5
2010 SLC AAA PCL 2 7 .265 .336 .412 .286 102 -0.6 0.2 0.1 85 0 -0.4 -0.2 -0.2 0.0
2011 ANA MLB AL 122 494 .251 .316 .395 .311 97 1 13.3 0.3 103 11 4.5 1.2 2.1 2.3
2012 ANA MLB AL 100 319 .253 .314 .404 .289 96 -9.6 8.7 1.5 91 10 -4.7 0.0 -3.2 0.2
2013 TOR MLB AL 107 399 .253 .315 .395 .249 99 -13.5 10.5 1.3 80 5 -5.6 2.3 -8.1 0.0
2014 TOR MLB AL 11 38 .262 .324 .417 .323 100 -0.5 1.0 0 91 15 -0.8 0.1 -0.3 0.0
2015 DUN A+ FSL 5 15 .256 .308 .334 .231 115 -0.6 0.4 0 91 0 0.0 0.1 -0.4 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
1998 BNC Rk APL 234 217 33 63 8 2 2 81 33 17 32 16 6 .290 .342 .373 .083 0 0
1999 CGA A SAL 241 220 46 66 5 3 4 89 23 20 28 14 2 .300 .361 .405 .105 0 0
2000 CGA A SAL 32 29 4 8 1 0 0 9 1 3 3 0 0 .276 .344 .310 .034 0 0
2001 KIN A+ CRL 486 433 47 104 16 6 1 135 39 31 81 32 9 .240 .297 .312 .072 10 10
2002 AKR AA EAS 281 253 34 70 12 7 0 96 32 17 28 8 4 .277 .324 .379 .103 5 5
2002 KIN A+ CRL 262 233 28 61 13 1 1 79 30 24 26 24 6 .262 .330 .339 .077 3 3
2003 BUF AAA INT 337 301 43 79 16 4 2 109 29 24 28 14 6 .262 .310 .362 .100 9 9
2003 AKR AA EAS 251 218 31 61 11 5 1 85 20 24 23 14 6 .280 .345 .390 .110 6 6
2004 MON MLB NL 121 107 10 22 5 2 1 34 4 10 20 4 0 .206 .286 .318 .112 0 2
2004 EDM AAA PCL 443 376 65 127 19 2 3 159 36 57 30 14 12 .338 .426 .423 .085 4 4
2005 SLC AAA PCL 39 31 10 14 4 0 0 18 2 7 4 4 2 .452 .538 .581 .129 1 1
2005 ANA MLB AL 210 191 18 47 8 4 1 66 15 17 21 9 3 .246 .306 .346 .099 1 1
2006 SLC AAA PCL 43 36 5 11 5 1 0 18 5 5 5 1 0 .306 .390 .500 .194 0 0
2006 ANA MLB AL 399 352 64 103 21 3 5 145 44 38 35 14 6 .293 .365 .412 .119 1 5
2007 RCU A+ CLF 29 22 5 7 1 0 0 8 3 6 3 0 0 .318 .464 .364 .045 0 0
2007 SLC AAA PCL 20 17 3 6 1 0 0 7 0 3 2 0 2 .353 .450 .412 .059 0 0
2007 ANA MLB AL 374 336 47 97 17 2 6 136 51 33 39 7 1 .289 .349 .405 .116 4 1
2008 ANA MLB AL 321 290 44 78 14 2 3 105 37 26 27 11 2 .269 .329 .362 .093 2 2
2008 RCU A+ CLF 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .000 0 0
2009 ANA MLB AL 437 387 74 116 22 3 8 168 65 35 41 13 5 .300 .359 .434 .134 7 3
2010 ANA MLB AL 238 212 27 53 13 1 3 77 27 21 27 7 3 .250 .321 .363 .113 2 1
2010 SLC AAA PCL 7 7 1 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 .286 .286 .286 .000 0 0
2011 ANA MLB AL 494 449 51 124 35 0 5 174 38 33 65 9 6 .276 .334 .388 .111 4 0
2012 ANA MLB AL 319 289 35 74 11 0 2 91 20 25 38 17 2 .256 .320 .315 .059 0 3
2013 TOR MLB AL 399 365 33 86 12 0 5 113 32 27 38 1 5 .236 .288 .310 .074 3 3
2014 TOR MLB AL 38 35 3 10 1 0 0 11 1 2 4 1 0 .286 .324 .314 .029 0
2015 DUN A+ FSL 15 13 2 3 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 .231 .333 .231 .000 0 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2008 1172 0.5068 0.4138 0.9093 0.5505 0.2734 0.9450 0.8354 0.0907 -0.0084
2009 1640 0.5280 0.4067 0.8831 0.5485 0.2481 0.9263 0.7760 0.1169 -0.0107
2010 924 0.5054 0.3918 0.8867 0.5182 0.2626 0.9256 0.8083 0.1133 -0.0137
2011 1919 0.5331 0.4153 0.8683 0.5259 0.2891 0.9238 0.7529 0.1317 -0.0088
2012 1225 0.5224 0.4057 0.8833 0.5281 0.2718 0.9320 0.7799 0.1167 -0.0084
2013 1406 0.5057 0.4289 0.8740 0.5949 0.2590 0.9291 0.7444 0.1260 -0.0069
2014 151 0.4238 0.3775 0.8421 0.5313 0.2644 0.9412 0.6957 0.1579 -0.0015
Career84370.51730.41100.88150.54480.26810.92980.77640.1185-0.0091

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
2014-04-14 2014-09-29 60-DL 168 149 Left Knee Sprain LCL Ligament Tripped on Stairs - -
2013-08-21 2013-09-30 60-DL 40 36 Left Ankle Sprain - -
2013-04-22 2013-04-23 DTD 1 1 - Thigh Tightness Hamstring - -
2013-04-12 2013-04-13 DTD 1 1 - Foot Contusion Foul Ball - -
2012-09-09 2012-09-18 DTD 9 8 Left Trunk Strain Intercostal - -
2012-03-07 2012-03-20 Camp 13 0 - Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
2011-09-02 2011-09-05 DTD 3 3 Right Thigh Contusion - -
2011-06-28 2011-07-01 DTD 3 2 Right Foot Soreness -
2011-06-16 2011-06-17 DTD 1 0 Right Foot Soreness -
2011-04-24 2011-04-27 DTD 3 3 Thigh Soreness Hamstring -
2010-08-20 2010-09-27 15-DL 38 33 Right Shoulder Inflammation -
2010-06-16 2010-07-18 15-DL 32 26 Right Forearm Strain -
2010-06-06 2010-06-08 DTD 2 2 Thigh Soreness Hamstring -
2010-05-06 2010-05-25 15-DL 19 18 Right Shoulder Inflammation -
2010-04-15 2010-04-16 DTD 1 1 Right Shoulder Stiffness -
2009-08-12 2009-08-14 DTD 2 1 Right Elbow Contusion -
2008-08-14 2008-10-07 15-DL 54 43 Right Thumb Surgery Thumb 2008-08-19
2008-08-10 2008-08-13 DTD 3 2 Right Thumb Sprain Thumb -
2008-08-02 2008-08-09 DTD 7 6 Right Thumb Sprain Thumb -
2008-07-11 2008-07-12 DTD 1 1 Right Thigh Soreness Hamstring -
2008-06-22 2008-06-28 DTD 6 5 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2008-06-18 2008-06-20 DTD 2 1 Thigh Soreness Hamstring -
2008-04-28 2008-05-13 15-DL 15 14 Low Back Strain -
2007-09-10 2007-09-12 DTD 2 1 Right Foot Soreness -
2007-05-21 2007-07-02 15-DL 42 37 Right Thigh Inflammation Hamstring -
2007-04-30 2007-05-15 15-DL 15 14 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2006-09-21 2006-09-22 DTD 1 0 Right Thigh Soreness Hamstring -
2006-09-03 2006-09-04 DTD 1 1 Right Thigh Soreness Hamstring -
2006-08-13 2006-08-15 DTD 2 2 Right Thigh Soreness Hamstring -
2006-08-07 2006-08-08 DTD 1 1 Right Thigh Soreness Hamstring -
2006-07-07 2006-07-07 DTD 0 0 Right Thigh Soreness Hamstring -
2006-04-24 2006-06-09 15-DL 46 40 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2005-04-26 2005-06-18 15-DL 53 47 Left Knee Sprain MCL -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 TOR $
2015 TOR $3,000,000
2014 TOR $3,000,000
2013 TOR $3,000,000
2012 ANA $3,966,667
2011 ANA $3,266,667
2010 ANA $2,766,667
2009 ANA $1,600,000
2008 ANA $1,200,000
2007 ANA $440,000
2006 ANA $350,000
2005 ANA $317,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
11 yrPrevious$22,907,001
11 yrTotal$22,907,001

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
11 y 38 dPeter Greenberg1 year (2016)

Details
  • 1 year (2016). Re-signed by Toronto as a free agent (minor-league contract). Salary of $0.9M in majors. Performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 300, 325, 350, 375 plate appearances. Retired 3/16.
  • 3 years/$10M (2013-15), plus 2016 club option. Signed by Toronto as a free agent 11/8/12. 13:$3M, 14:$3M, 15:$3M, 16:$3M club option, $1M buyout. Toronto declined 2016 option 11/3/15.
  • 3 years/$10M (2010-12). Re-signed 1/25/10 (avoided arbitration, $3M-$2.3M). $0.5M signing bonus, 10:$2.6M, 11:$3.1M, 12:$3.8M.
  • 1 year/$1.6M (2009). Re-signed 1/28/09 (avoided arbitration). Performance bonus: $25,000 each for 475, 500, 525, 550 PAs.
  • 1 year/$1.2M (2008). Re-signed 1/18/08 (avoided arbitration). Performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 350, 375, 400, 425, 450, 475, 500 PAs.
  • 1 year/$0.44M (2007). Re-signed 3/07.
  • 1 year/$0.35M (2006). Re-signed 3/06.
  • 1 year/$0.317M (2005). Re-signed 2/05.
  • 1 year (2004). Acquired by Montreal in trade from Cleveland 1/04. Contract purchased 8/04. Acquired in trade from Montreal 11/04.

2019 Preseason Forecast

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

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DateQuestionAnswer
2013-07-16 13:00:00 (link to chat)Apologize upfront for the long question, but I was watching the Reds lose to the Brewers the other day, when Votto appeared to hit a homer with two outs in the 9th that would have plated the go ahead run. Carlos Gomez robbed him of the homer. I started thinking of WAR and what credit Votto would pick up or lose for the out. This was a great at bat for Votto, but I don't think he gets any credit for it in his WAR tabulation. I'm for WAR, but I think Votto should get rewarded with a positive at bat. Does WAR credit the offensive player for a homer that gets robbed and do you think this may be a weakness of WAR if it doesn't?
(bcat31 from RedBengalland)
WAR/WARP don't, but I don't think we're that far away from having hitting stats that are entirely process based and don't look at "results" at all, sort of FIP for hitters. So in this case, we would know that a ball hit that hard/that location/that trajectory would be an out X percent of the time, a double X percent, a homer X percent, and overall would typically be worth X runs. So Votto would get credit for X runs, regardless of which event actually happened. One issue with this is that Votto isn't defended the same way as, say, Maicer Izturis, so he's more likely to have that ball caught than Izturis would be. But the basic premise -- hitting the ball hard is the hitter's no. 1 responsibility, and what he is most in control of -- seems to have real statistical value, at least in support of the other stats. It's been hinted to me that there is at least one team that already views its hitters through this lens. (Sam Miller)
2013-06-20 13:00:00 (link to chat)For rest of season bench spot (2b/3b/ss) in AL Only, Maicer Izturis or Mike Aviles?
(Brian from Boston)
I'll take Aviles. Nothing special, but offers a bit of everything. (Paul Sporer)
2012-11-29 13:00:00 (link to chat)Toronto claims that Maicer Izturis is their starting secondbaseman. Boston has Jonny Gomes and David Nava penciled in their starting outfield. Is there a trend now from sabermetric oriented teams away from young high ceiling players to overachievers?
(John Carter of Hootstown from Toronto by way of Connecticut)
Outstanding question, John Carter of Hootstown! I will focus on Izturis, who I really like because of his intangibles. Has a knack for doing a lot of little things right on a daily basis, extremely good instincts, and he is a terrific hitter in clutch situations with quality at bats. Great selection by the Jays in my opinion, as he is a winning player. Makeup so important, and he, Gomes, and Nava are those types. Their contribution to a club is big picture. Scouting always adds dimensions that cannot be achieved strictly by stats, and that's why smart organizations rely on both to minimize risk and maximize their return. (Dan Evans)
2012-05-04 13:00:00 (link to chat)Was there every going to be a place as a utility infielder for Amarista with the Angels? Any opinions on Frieri as well?
(Glenn from Pennsylvania)
Fixed it!

No, no place for Amarista. If everything broke right, he would have ended up being Maicer Izturis, which is actually really useful but things all had to break right for that. Amarista is no loss. I like Roach just fine. The Padres got a good return. The Angels did what they needed to do. Assuming Scioscia likes Frieri, which is always a question. Miss you, Rich Thompson. (Sam Miller)
2011-06-09 13:00:00 (link to chat)Some interesting juggling of Howie Kendrick and Maicer Izturis this year by Scioscia. Kendrick, so far, is having his best offensive season. But Izturis, who's been pretty decent himself with the bat this year (119 OPS+), has almost as many starts at second as Kendrick. Is Kendrick that worse a defender than Izturis, or is Scoscia simply playing the lesser defender in LF and 1B to cover up other weaknesses in the Angels lineup?
(Paul from DC)
It's a bit of both. Kendrick isn't Eddie Collins around the bag and Izturis has been an above-average contributor for a middle infielder, so Scioscia has tried to squeeze both into the lineup.

Can't tell you how burned I am by losing all those edits. I may set fire to my own head. (Steven Goldman)
2011-05-05 13:00:00 (link to chat)Hi Steven, With all the buzz about the Mets trading/not trading Reyes, what are the chances that they trade him mid-season and then make a bonafide attempt to sign him in winter? Couldn't that be the best plan to contend from 2012 on? Could you see the Angels parting with Trout for Reyes?
(mattstupp from NYC)
That's the million-dollar question, mattstupp. Given the team's financial problems, that kind of circular deal seems unlikely, plus it would possibly cost them a draft choice if they're not protected. With the Angels having Maicer Izturis and Erick Aybar, I don't see them prioritizing Reyes, nor trading the best or second-best prospect in baseball for a free agent to be. (Steven Goldman)
2009-12-09 13:00:00 (link to chat)What do you think of the idea of the Angels signing Blalock as a platoon/backup for Wood? He'd come cheap, both have platoon splits, and it gives you two chances to get lucky instead of one, right?
(eneff1 from Berkeley, CA)
Why not just use Maicer Izturis that way? (Joe Sheehan)
2009-10-23 16:00:00 (link to chat)How would you compare these three middle infielders, Maicer Izturis, Erick Aybar and Yunel Escobar? They all had similar years offensively, but I don't know much about their defense or the chance of stardom.
(Wendy from Madrid)
Yunel has the potential to hit 27-32 home runs in a season whereas the other two seem more likely to fall in that .355/.435 range, which is nothing to scoff at, but Yunel certainly has a better chance at becoming an all-star and big bopper than the other two. Defensively, Aybar does a lot right with the glove but makes some mental mistakes that one would hope will gradually cease to occur. I'd order them Escobar, Aybar, Izturis. (Eric Seidman)
2009-10-20 14:00:00 (link to chat)Scioscia has now pinch-hit for Mike Napoli twice, once with Sarge Jr. and last night with Maicer Izturis. Sure, Izturis got a sac-fly and eventually Mathis had the walk-off hit, but that still doesn't justify taking the bat out of Napoli's hands in either situation, especially for those two hitters. Why does Scioscia keep doing this?
(ashitaka from long beach, ca)
The Izturis move actually *was* sensible. With one out and a runner on third, contact matters a lot, and with Chamberlain pitching and Izturis available, there was a good matchup to be had.

The repeated use of Matthews for Napoli is just wrong and should be stopped immediately. I can probably come up with degenerate cases where it makes sense, but most of those involve pitchers not in this series. (Joe Sheehan)
2009-10-20 14:00:00 (link to chat)When will Mike Scioscia commit to Howie Kendrick? He is the Dusty Baker of the AL, in love with middling infielders. Good thing Neifi Perez is gone.
(Tom from Chicago)
Problem is that while Kendrick was failing to grab hold of the job, Maicer Izturis became quite a little player, especially from the left side of the plate. I'm not sure I can go after Scioscia for playing Izturis. (Joe Sheehan)


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