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David Ross CBraves

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
19 2643 .229 .316 .423 90 21.2
Birth Date3-19-1977
Height6' 2"
Weight230 lbs
Age42 years, 0 months, 7 days
BatsR
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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
2002 LAN 25 8 13 2 1 0 1 2 4 1 0 0 .200 .385 .600 103 0.1 -0.2 0.0 0.1
2003 LAN 26 40 140 32 7 0 10 13 42 2 0 0 .258 .336 .556 109 2.0 -0.3 5.5 1.3
2004 LAN 27 70 190 28 3 1 5 15 62 5 0 0 .170 .253 .291 54 -10.6 -1.0 1.9 -0.1
2005 PIT 28 40 119 24 8 0 3 6 24 1 0 0 .222 .263 .380 74 -3.6 0.3 5.9 0.8
2005 SDN 28 11 19 6 0 1 0 0 4 1 0 0 .353 .389 .471 77 -0.5 0.5 0.1 0.1
2006 CIN 29 90 296 63 15 1 21 37 75 3 0 0 .255 .353 .579 119 8.6 0.1 12.6 3.4
2007 CIN 30 112 348 63 10 0 17 30 92 0 0 0 .203 .271 .399 79 -7.9 -2.1 7.8 1.4
2008 BOS 31 8 9 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 .125 .125 .125 94 0.0 0.1 1.1 0.2
2008 CIN 31 52 173 31 9 0 3 32 36 1 0 1 .231 .381 .366 96 -0.4 -1.3 14.3 2.1
2009 ATL 32 54 151 35 9 0 7 21 39 1 0 0 .273 .380 .508 111 2.5 -1.5 21.6 3.0
2010 ATL 33 59 145 35 13 2 2 20 28 1 0 1 .289 .392 .479 98 -0.1 -1.9 10.5 1.6
2011 ATL 34 52 170 40 7 0 6 16 51 0 0 1 .263 .333 .428 90 -1.8 -3.2 12.4 1.6
2012 ATL 35 62 196 45 7 0 9 18 60 0 1 0 .256 .321 .449 101 0.2 -1.7 8.2 1.6
2013 BOS 36 36 116 22 5 0 4 11 42 1 1 0 .216 .298 .382 68 -3.9 0.0 6.5 0.8
2014 BOS 37 50 171 28 7 0 7 16 58 0 0 1 .184 .260 .368 78 -4.0 -0.8 4.2 0.7
2015 CHN 38 72 182 28 9 0 1 20 61 0 1 0 .176 .267 .252 62 -7.4 0.0 5.2 0.6
2016 CHN 39 67 205 38 6 0 10 30 54 0 0 1 .229 .338 .446 103 1.1 1.4 8.7 2.1
Career883264352111651062877351735.229.316.42390-25.8-11.5126.421.2

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 YAK A- NWN 0 226 .000 .000 .000 .390 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 VRO A+ FSL 0 428 .000 .000 .000 .304 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 SBR A+ CLF 0 209 .000 .000 .000 .298 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 SAN AA TXS 0 77 .000 .000 .000 .234 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 JAX AA SOU 74 293 .000 .000 .000 .331 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 LAN MLB NL 8 13 .240 .314 .447 .200 97 0.6 0.4 0.2 103 13 0.0 -0.2 0.1 0.1
2002 LVG AAA PCL 92 346 .000 .000 .000 .365 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 LAN MLB NL 40 140 .269 .334 .436 .301 93 7.3 3.7 2.4 109 14 5.5 -0.3 2.0 1.3
2003 LVG AAA PCL 24 100 .000 .000 .000 .255 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 LAN MLB NL 70 190 .266 .334 .425 .223 94 -11.8 5.7 3.4 54 13 1.9 -1.0 -10.6 -0.1
2005 PIT MLB NL 40 119 .267 .334 .424 .250 102 -5.2 3.4 2 74 13 5.9 0.3 -3.6 0.8
2005 SDN MLB NL 11 19 .259 .311 .403 .462 93 0.8 0.5 0.2 77 13 0.1 0.5 -0.5 0.1
2005 IND AAA INT 6 23 .270 .337 .426 .333 108 -0.3 0.6 0.4 81 0 -0.1 0.0 -0.9 0.0
2005 POR AAA PCL 6 23 .235 .287 .373 .176 92 -2.5 0.7 0.4 66 0 -0.3 0.0 -1.5 -0.1
2006 CIN MLB NL 90 296 .263 .330 .424 .269 96 13.9 8.9 5.1 119 14 12.6 0.1 8.6 3.4
2006 CHT AA SOU 2 8 .000 .000 .000 .500 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 CIN MLB NL 112 348 .271 .333 .431 .225 102 -14.2 10.3 6.2 79 8 7.8 -2.1 -7.9 1.4
2007 LOU AAA INT 3 11 .251 .310 .376 .250 103 -0.7 0.3 0.2 87 0 0.0 0.0 -0.3 0.0
2008 BOS MLB AL 8 9 .267 .344 .393 .200 114 -0.6 0.3 0.2 94 11 1.1 0.1 0.0 0.2
2008 CIN MLB NL 52 173 .259 .326 .405 .292 98 0.8 5.0 2.9 96 11 14.3 -1.3 -0.4 2.1
2008 SAR A+ FSL 4 15 .283 .336 .448 .286 95 -0.2 0.5 0.3 93 0 0.0 0.2 -0.4 0.1
2008 LOU AAA INT 9 34 .268 .331 .410 .235 96 -1.3 1.1 0.2 54 0 1.6 0.0 -2.2 0.1
2008 PAW AAA INT 6 29 .276 .337 .419 .300 92 -0.7 0.9 0 57 0 -0.1 0.1 -1.8 -0.1
2009 ATL MLB NL 54 151 .258 .329 .407 .341 96 6.6 4.3 2.6 111 12 21.6 -1.5 2.5 3.0
2009 ROM A SAL 2 7 .265 .359 .384 .500 84 2.5 0.2 0.1 146 0 0.0 -0.6 0.2 0.0
2010 ATL MLB NL 59 145 .271 .340 .418 .359 93 7.2 4.0 2.4 98 14 10.5 -1.9 -0.1 1.6
2011 ATL MLB NL 52 170 .252 .317 .397 .358 95 3 4.6 2.7 90 15 12.4 -3.2 -1.8 1.6
2012 ATL MLB NL 62 196 .249 .310 .397 .330 98 2.9 5.4 3.1 101 14 8.2 -1.7 0.2 1.6
2013 BOS MLB AL 36 116 .262 .317 .419 .321 102 -2.4 3.1 1.8 68 12 6.5 0.0 -3.9 0.8
2013 PME AA EAS 3 8 .270 .324 .452 .500 104 0.8 0.2 0 74 0 0.0 -0.6 -0.2 -0.1
2013 PAW AAA INT 4 14 .264 .344 .421 .000 99 -3.4 0.4 0.2 11 0 -0.6 0.0 -1.5 -0.1
2014 BOS MLB AL 50 171 .250 .308 .391 .239 101 -4.6 4.4 2.7 78 14 4.2 -0.8 -4.0 0.7
2015 CHN MLB NL 72 182 .256 .316 .403 .276 92 -9.5 4.9 2.9 62 13 5.2 0.0 -7.4 0.6
2016 CHN MLB NL 67 205 .261 .331 .436 .262 90 7 5.8 3.3 103 11 8.7 1.4 1.1 2.1

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
1998 YAK A- NWN 226 191 31 59 14 1 6 93 25 34 49 2 2 .309 .416 .487 .178 0 0
1999 VRO A+ FSL 428 375 47 85 19 1 7 127 39 46 111 5 10 .227 .322 .339 .112 0 0
2000 SAN AA TXS 77 67 11 14 2 1 3 27 12 9 17 1 0 .209 .312 .403 .194 0 0
2000 SBR A+ CLF 209 191 27 49 11 1 7 83 21 17 43 3 2 .257 .321 .435 .178 0 0
2001 JAX AA SOU 293 246 35 65 13 1 11 113 45 34 72 1 1 .264 .376 .459 .195 0 0
2002 LVG AAA PCL 346 293 48 87 16 2 15 152 68 35 86 1 1 .297 .383 .519 .222 5 5
2002 LAN MLB NL 13 10 2 2 1 0 1 6 2 2 4 0 0 .200 .385 .600 .400 0 0
2003 LAN MLB NL 140 124 19 32 7 0 10 69 18 13 42 0 0 .258 .336 .556 .298 1 0
2003 LVG AAA PCL 100 86 12 19 4 0 5 38 16 11 27 0 2 .221 .313 .442 .221 1 1
2004 LAN MLB NL 190 165 13 28 3 1 5 48 15 15 62 0 0 .170 .253 .291 .121 5 0
2005 PIT MLB NL 119 108 9 24 8 0 3 41 15 6 24 0 0 .222 .263 .380 .157 3 1
2005 SDN MLB NL 19 17 2 6 0 1 0 8 0 0 4 0 0 .353 .389 .471 .118 0 1
2005 POR AAA PCL 23 21 3 3 1 0 0 4 1 2 4 0 0 .143 .217 .190 .048 0 0
2005 IND AAA INT 23 19 1 4 1 0 0 5 1 3 7 0 0 .211 .318 .263 .053 0 0
2006 CHT AA SOU 8 6 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .000 0 0
2006 CIN MLB NL 296 247 37 63 15 1 21 143 52 37 75 0 0 .255 .353 .579 .324 5 4
2007 LOU AAA INT 11 9 0 2 1 0 0 3 0 1 1 0 0 .222 .364 .333 .111 0 0
2007 CIN MLB NL 348 311 32 63 10 0 17 124 39 30 92 0 0 .203 .271 .399 .196 2 5
2008 CIN MLB NL 173 134 17 31 9 0 3 49 13 32 36 0 1 .231 .381 .366 .134 1 5
2008 LOU AAA INT 34 30 4 5 1 1 1 11 2 3 12 0 0 .167 .242 .367 .200 0 0
2008 PAW AAA INT 29 28 4 7 1 0 1 11 3 1 7 0 0 .250 .276 .393 .143 0 0
2008 SAR A+ FSL 15 11 2 2 0 0 0 2 1 3 4 0 0 .182 .357 .182 .000 0 0
2008 BOS MLB AL 9 8 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 .125 .125 .125 .000 0 1
2009 ATL MLB NL 151 128 18 35 9 0 7 65 20 21 39 0 0 .273 .380 .508 .234 0 1
2009 ROM A SAL 7 6 1 3 0 0 1 6 4 1 1 0 0 .500 .571 1.000 .500 0 0
2010 ATL MLB NL 145 121 15 35 13 2 2 58 28 20 28 0 1 .289 .392 .479 .190 1 2
2011 ATL MLB NL 170 152 14 40 7 0 6 65 23 16 51 0 1 .263 .333 .428 .164 0 2
2012 ATL MLB NL 196 176 18 45 7 0 9 79 23 18 60 1 0 .256 .321 .449 .193 2 0
2013 BOS MLB AL 116 102 11 22 5 0 4 39 10 11 42 1 0 .216 .298 .382 .167 0 2
2013 PAW AAA INT 14 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 .000 .071 .000 .000 0 0
2013 PME AA EAS 8 6 3 2 2 0 0 4 2 1 2 0 0 .333 .429 .667 .333 0 0
2014 BOS MLB AL 171 152 16 28 7 0 7 56 15 16 58 0 1 .184 .260 .368 .184 1
2015 CHN MLB NL 182 159 6 28 9 0 1 40 9 20 61 1 0 .176 .267 .252 .075 1 2
2016 CHN MLB NL 205 166 24 38 6 0 10 74 32 30 54 0 1 .229 .338 .446 .217 5 4

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2008 704 0.5241 0.4063 0.7308 0.5962 0.1970 0.8091 0.4697 0.2692 -0.0062
2009 614 0.4788 0.4495 0.7246 0.6531 0.2625 0.8125 0.5238 0.2754 0.0063
2010 592 0.5118 0.4206 0.7550 0.6568 0.1730 0.8090 0.5400 0.2450 -0.0098
2011 665 0.4917 0.4677 0.6463 0.6606 0.2811 0.6759 0.5789 0.3537 0.0001
2012 832 0.5252 0.5144 0.6799 0.7277 0.2785 0.7264 0.5455 0.3201 -0.0009
2013 490 0.4816 0.4571 0.6161 0.6483 0.2795 0.7059 0.4225 0.3839 0.0030
2014 696 0.5144 0.4727 0.6109 0.6648 0.2692 0.7059 0.3626 0.3891 0.0003
2015 694 0.5072 0.4942 0.6239 0.7045 0.2778 0.7016 0.4211 0.3761 0.0023
2016 827 0.5236 0.4631 0.6867 0.6721 0.2335 0.7560 0.4674 0.3133 0.0000
Career61140.50850.46270.67550.66720.25040.74430.48230.3245-0.0006

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
2014-08-02 2014-08-20 15-DL 18 16 Right Foot Plantar Fasciitis -
2014-07-23 2014-07-23 DTD 0 0 - Foot Plantar Fasciitis -
2014-05-11 2014-05-15 DTD 4 3 - Ankle Sprain - -
2014-03-03 2014-03-07 Camp 4 0 Left Foot Tendonitis - -
2013-06-15 2013-08-19 60-DL 65 57 - Head Concussion 2nd of Season - Foul Ball To Mask - -
2013-05-12 2013-05-24 7-DL 12 11 - Head Concussion Foul Ball To Mask - -
2013-05-08 2013-05-09 DTD 1 1 Left Thigh Contusion Quadriceps - -
2012-05-26 2012-06-02 DTD 7 5 - Groin Soreness - -
2010-07-09 2010-07-10 DTD 1 1 Contusion Batted Ball In Batting Practice -
2010-03-26 2010-04-01 Camp 6 0 Groin Strain -
2009-04-01 2009-04-16 15-DL 15 8 Right Groin Strain -
2008-03-30 2008-04-23 15-DL 24 21 Low Back Strain -
2008-03-01 2008-03-27 Camp 26 0 Low Back Spasms -
2007-08-13 2007-08-28 15-DL 15 13 Head Concussion Player Collision with Runner At Home Plate -
2007-07-26 2007-07-27 DTD 1 1 Fingers Dislocation Little Finger -
2007-05-29 2007-05-30 DTD 1 1 General Medical Illness Flu -
2006-07-08 2006-07-26 15-DL 18 13 Abdomen Strain Lower -
2005-05-28 2005-05-29 DTD 1 1 Knee Contusion -
2004-08-12 2004-08-14 DTD 2 2 Right Elbow Contusion HBP -
2003-02-16 2003-02-16 Off 0 0 Right Foot Fracture -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 CHN $2,500,000
2015 CHN $2,500,000
2014 BOS $3,100,000
2013 BOS $3,100,000
2012 ATL $1,625,000
2011 ATL $1,625,000
2010 ATL $1,600,000
2009 ATL $1,400,000
2008 CIN $2,525,000
2007 CIN $1,600,000
2006 CIN $500,000
2004 LAN $310,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
12 yrPrevious$22,385,000
12 yrTotal$22,385,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
14 y 1 dRyan Gleichowski2 years/$5M (2015-16)

Details
  • 2 years/$5M (2015-16). Signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/19/14. $0.5M signing bonus. 15:$2.25M, 16:$2.25M.
  • 2 years/$6.2M (2013-14). Signed by Boston as a free agent 11/14/12. 13:$3.1M, 14:$3.1M.
  • 2 years/$3.25M (2011-12). Signed extension with Atlanta 7/27/10. 11:$1.625M, 12:$1.625M. Annual performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 50, 60, 70, 80, 90 starts as a catcher.
  • 2 years/$3M (2009-10). Signed by Atlanta as a free agent 12/5/08. 09:$1.4M, 10:$1.6M. $0.3M in performance bonuses based on games.
  • 2 years/$4.5M (2007-08), plus 2009 club option. Re-signed by Cincinnati 1/07 (avoided arbitration). 07:$1.6M, 08:$2.525M, 09:$3.5M club option, $0.375M buyout. DFA 8/10/08, released by Cincinnati 8/18/08. Signed by Boston as a free agent 8/22/08 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Boston 8/29/08.
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2006). Re-signed by San Diego 12/05. Performance bonus: $25,000 for starting 85 games. Acquired by Cincinnati in trade from San Diego 3/21/06.
  • 1 year/$0.3385M (2005). Re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/05. Acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from LA Dodgers 3/3/05. Acquired by San Diego in trade from Pittsburgh 7/28/05.
  • 1 year/$0.31M (2004). Re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/04.
  • Drafted by LA Dodgers 1998 (7-216) (University of Florida).

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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DateQuestionAnswer
2008-08-22 13:00:00 (link to chat)The FA list form mlbtraderumors: Catchers Rod Barajas (33) - $2.5MM club option for '09 with a $0.5MM buyout Michael Barrett (32) Henry Blanco (37) - $3MM mutual option for '09 with a $0.3MM buyout Johnny Estrada (33) Toby Hall (33) - $2.25MM club option for '09 with a $0.15MM buyout Jason LaRue (35) Paul Lo Duca (37) Miguel Olivo (30) - $2.7MM club option for '09 with a $0.1MM buyout Mike Redmond (38) - $0.95MM club option for '09 with a $0.1MM buyout Ivan Rodriguez (37) David Ross (32) Jason Varitek (37) Gregg Zaun (38)
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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
2002 mlb .001 0.0 73 .000 0.0 1 -.006 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 mlb .014 5.0 1574 .000 0.0 39 -.006 .006 0.2 5.5 5.5
2004 mlb .005 2.5 2253 .000 0.0 34 -.009 .001 0.2 3.3 1.9
2005 aaa .000 0.0 474 .001 -0.2 8 .016 .000 -0.1 -0.4 -0.4
2005 mlb .012 4.1 1388 .000 0.0 13 -.121 .000 1.0 4.7 5.9
2006 mlb .014 11.3 2996 .000 -0.2 28 -.055 -.004 1.2 12.4 12.6
2007 mlb .004 4.1 4125 .000 -0.4 48 -.140 -.004 4.1 7.5 7.8
2007 aaa .002 0.1 94 .000 0.0 1 -.006 .000 0.0 0.5 0.0
2008 mlb .026 11.6 2181 -.003 2.4 31 .000 -.007 0.1 13.9 15.3
2008 afa .000 0.0 124 -.001 0.0 3 -.025 .000 0.0 0.3 0.0
2008 aaa .016 1.5 335 .000 0.0 4 .012 -.001 0.0 2.0 1.4
2009 afx .000 0.0 57 -.001 0.0 1 -.007 .000 0.0 0.9 0.0
2009 mlb .043 16.1 1614 -.003 1.6 37 -.086 .002 1.9 20.2 21.6
2010 mlb .027 9.2 1521 -.002 0.9 24 .011 .000 -0.2 9.6 10.5
2011 mlb .031 11.1 1803 -.002 0.9 29 .000 -.006 0.1 12.4 12.4
2012 mlb .023 8.8 1860 .004 -1.8 30 -.060 .001 1.1 8.2 8.2
2013 aaa -.012 -0.5 170 .000 0.0 3 -.001 .000 0.0 -0.5 -0.6
2013 mlb .018 5.7 1471 -.002 0.7 31 -.032 .003 0.6 6.6 6.5
2013 aax .003 0.0 30 .000 0.0 0 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2014 mlb .016 6.8 2131 .001 -0.6 38 .027 .003 -0.6 5.7 4.2
2015 mlb .015 5.8 1885 .001 -0.3 58 .014 .006 -0.4 7.7 5.2
2016 mlb .015 6.4 1958 -.005 2.1 59 .011 .009 -0.4 9.2 8.7

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