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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
16 3873 .263 .320 .422 90 8.8
Birth Date10-22-1976
Height6' 3"
Weight185 lbs
Age44 years, 1 months, 5 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
1998 MON 21 8 27 7 2 0 1 3 6 1 0 0 .304 .407 .522 87 -0.4 0.1 0.2 0.1
1999 MON 22 126 469 127 32 3 8 32 39 3 0 2 .293 .345 .436 96 -0.3 -2.5 -6.1 0.8
2000 MON 23 89 297 58 15 1 1 23 35 1 0 1 .214 .277 .288 58 -15.2 1.8 -1.1 -0.2
2001 MON 24 132 506 118 33 2 6 25 54 2 2 1 .250 .289 .367 66 -19.7 -0.3 -12.6 -0.8
2002 MON 25 117 428 99 20 1 12 40 65 1 6 3 .263 .332 .418 98 0.6 3.2 -1.6 2.2
2003 MON 26 70 252 47 9 2 10 21 37 2 0 0 .208 .280 .398 85 -4.0 0.2 -2.6 0.5
2004 CHN 27 134 506 131 32 6 16 33 64 5 1 4 .287 .337 .489 100 0.9 -0.3 1.5 2.6
2005 CHN 28 133 477 117 32 3 16 40 61 7 0 3 .276 .345 .479 104 2.6 -0.8 -3.6 2.0
2006 CHN 29 107 418 115 25 3 16 33 41 5 0 1 .307 .368 .517 114 9.8 -2.4 -12.2 1.5
2007 CHN 30 57 231 54 9 0 9 17 36 0 2 2 .256 .307 .427 76 -6.2 -4.3 3.5 0.4
2007 SDN 30 44 136 30 8 0 0 2 21 0 0 0 .226 .235 .286 76 -3.6 -2.6 -2.2 -0.2
2008 SDN 31 30 107 19 3 0 2 9 16 1 0 0 .202 .274 .298 79 -2.5 0.9 -3.0 0.0
2009 TOR 32 7 19 3 0 0 1 1 5 0 0 0 .167 .211 .333 79 -0.4 0.0 -0.3 0.0
Career105438739252202198279480281117.263.320.42290-38.5-6.8-40.18.8

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
1995 VER A- NYP 3 12 .000 .000 .000 .111 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 DEL A SAL 129 508 .000 .000 .000 .253 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 WPB A+ FSL 0 464 .000 .000 .000 .306 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 MON MLB NL 8 27 .258 .318 .405 .375 98 1.8 0.7 0.3 87 24 0.2 0.1 -0.4 0.1
1998 HAR AA EAS 0 482 .000 .000 .000 .322 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 MON MLB NL 126 469 .267 .336 .425 .307 99 -1.4 12.7 5 96 11 -6.1 -2.5 -0.3 0.8
1999 OTT AAA INT 0 8 .000 .000 .000 .429 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 MON MLB NL 89 297 .269 .340 .434 .242 107 -24.3 9.4 2.6 58 9 -1.1 1.8 -15.2 -0.2
2000 OTT AAA INT 0 135 .000 .000 .000 .380 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 MON MLB NL 132 506 .262 .326 .423 .270 101 -21.3 15.1 9.1 66 9 -12.6 -0.3 -19.7 -0.8
2002 MON MLB NL 117 428 .255 .327 .405 .286 103 -3.2 12.3 7.1 98 7 -1.6 3.2 0.6 2.2
2003 MON MLB NL 70 252 .266 .332 .423 .206 102 -9 6.6 4.4 85 9 -2.6 0.2 -4.0 0.5
2003 EDM AAA PCL 2 6 .000 .000 .000 .500 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 CHN MLB NL 134 506 .260 .324 .421 .299 96 11.5 15.1 8.9 100 10 1.5 -0.3 0.9 2.6
2005 CHN MLB NL 133 477 .262 .325 .417 .288 103 10.5 13.7 8 104 10 -3.6 -0.8 2.6 2.0
2006 CHN MLB NL 107 418 .270 .331 .437 .308 96 17 12.6 7.3 114 9 -12.2 -2.4 9.8 1.5
2007 CHN MLB NL 57 231 .274 .336 .433 .266 101 -2 6.9 4.1 76 9 3.5 -4.3 -6.2 0.4
2007 SDN MLB NL 44 136 .257 .324 .408 .265 89 -11.7 4.0 2.4 76 9 -2.2 -2.6 -3.6 -0.2
2007 POR AAA PCL 3 11 .295 .365 .469 .222 114 -1.6 0.3 0.2 59 0 -0.2 0.3 -0.5 0.0
2008 SDN MLB NL 30 107 .266 .331 .411 .218 86 -4.3 3.1 1.9 79 9 -3.0 0.9 -2.5 0.0
2008 LEL A+ CLF 1 4 .291 .337 .439 1.000 90 1.2 0.1 0.1 144 0 0.0 -0.2 0.1 0.0
2008 POR AAA PCL 3 7 .331 .392 .499 .714 95 2.7 0.2 0.1 166 0 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.1
2009 TOR MLB AL 7 19 .276 .348 .457 .167 102 -1.7 0.5 0.3 79 17 -0.3 0.0 -0.4 0.0
2009 DUN A+ FSL 3 9 .267 .336 .362 .143 110 -1.1 0.3 0 56 0 0.0 -0.2 -0.3 0.0
2009 LVG AAA PCL 7 28 .276 .336 .439 .273 100 -2.6 0.8 0.5 49 0 -0.5 0.0 -1.5 -0.1
2010 SLU A+ FSL 15 54 .258 .320 .368 .262 99 -3.3 1.6 -0.1 66 0 -0.5 0.6 -1.8 0.0
2010 BUF AAA INT 16 57 .263 .333 .416 .238 105 -7.7 1.7 1 35 0 -2.4 -1.0 -3.9 -0.4

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
1995 VER A- NYP 12 10 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 .100 .182 .100 .000 0 0
1996 DEL A SAL 508 474 57 113 29 4 4 162 62 18 42 5 11 .238 .278 .342 .103 2 2
1997 WPB A+ FSL 464 423 52 120 30 0 8 174 61 36 49 7 4 .284 .347 .411 .128 0 0
1998 MON MLB NL 27 23 3 7 2 0 1 12 2 3 6 0 0 .304 .407 .522 .217 0 0
1998 HAR AA EAS 482 453 78 145 32 2 19 238 87 27 43 7 6 .320 .361 .525 .205 0 0
1999 OTT AAA INT 8 7 1 3 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 0 1 .429 .500 .429 .000 0 0
1999 MON MLB NL 469 433 53 127 32 3 8 189 52 32 39 0 2 .293 .345 .436 .143 1 0
2000 MON MLB NL 297 271 28 58 15 1 1 78 22 23 35 0 1 .214 .277 .288 .074 1 1
2000 OTT AAA INT 135 120 21 43 7 0 2 56 19 13 10 1 0 .358 .430 .467 .108 0 0
2001 MON MLB NL 506 472 42 118 33 2 6 173 38 25 54 2 1 .250 .289 .367 .117 3 4
2002 MON MLB NL 428 376 41 99 20 1 12 157 49 40 65 6 3 .263 .332 .418 .154 5 6
2003 MON MLB NL 252 226 33 47 9 2 10 90 30 21 37 0 0 .208 .280 .398 .190 1 2
2003 EDM AAA PCL 6 6 2 2 1 0 0 3 0 0 2 1 0 .333 .333 .500 .167 0 0
2004 CHN MLB NL 506 456 55 131 32 6 16 223 65 33 64 1 4 .287 .337 .489 .202 8 4
2005 CHN MLB NL 477 424 48 117 32 3 16 203 61 40 61 0 3 .276 .345 .479 .203 4 2
2006 CHN MLB NL 418 375 54 115 25 3 16 194 53 33 41 0 1 .307 .368 .517 .211 3 2
2007 POR AAA PCL 11 11 2 2 1 0 0 3 1 0 2 0 0 .182 .182 .273 .091 0 0
2007 CHN MLB NL 231 211 23 54 9 0 9 90 29 17 36 2 2 .256 .307 .427 .171 3 0
2007 SDN MLB NL 136 133 6 30 8 0 0 38 12 2 21 0 0 .226 .235 .286 .060 1 0
2008 SDN MLB NL 107 94 9 19 3 0 2 28 9 9 16 0 0 .202 .274 .298 .096 2 1
2008 POR AAA PCL 7 7 2 5 2 0 0 7 4 0 0 0 0 .714 .714 1.000 .286 0 0
2008 LEL A+ CLF 4 3 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 .667 .750 .667 .000 0 0
2009 LVG AAA PCL 28 26 2 6 2 0 0 8 5 1 5 0 0 .231 .250 .308 .077 1 1
2009 DUN A+ FSL 9 8 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 .125 .222 .125 .000 0 0
2009 TOR MLB AL 19 18 3 3 0 0 1 6 2 1 5 0 0 .167 .211 .333 .167 0 0
2010 BUF AAA INT 57 54 1 10 2 0 0 12 6 1 12 0 0 .185 .200 .222 .037 0 0
2010 SLU A+ FSL 54 50 3 11 1 0 0 12 3 4 8 0 0 .220 .278 .240 .020 0 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2008 396 0.5556 0.4545 0.8111 0.6000 0.2727 0.8712 0.6458 0.1889 -0.0093
2009 56 0.5357 0.5357 0.6667 0.6333 0.4231 0.7895 0.4545 0.3333 0.0024
Career4520.55310.46460.79320.60410.29130.86110.62210.2068-0.0078

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
2009-07-07 2009-09-08 Minors 63 0 Right Shoulder Soreness with 2 Fractured Ribs -
2009-04-18 2009-07-06 15-DL 79 70 Right Shoulder Strain with 2 Fractured Ribs -
2008-07-03 2008-09-28 60-DL 87 75 Face Surgery Nose + Facial Fractures 2008-07-15
2008-04-08 2008-05-24 15-DL 46 42 Right Elbow Sprain -
2007-08-11 2007-09-01 15-DL 21 19 Head Concussion Kneed While Sliding Into Base -
2007-08-06 2007-08-08 DTD 2 2 Head Headache Foul Ball Off Mask -
2006-09-03 2006-10-02 15-DL 29 27 Groin Swelling Scrotum - Swelling -
2006-08-19 2006-08-20 DTD 1 1 Right Upper Arm Soreness Biceps -
2006-06-16 2006-06-19 DTD 3 3 Low Back Soreness -
2006-04-26 2006-04-29 DTD 3 2 Right Fingers Sprain Middle Finger Sliding -
2005-09-15 2005-09-20 DTD 5 4 Head Concussion HBP -
2005-07-15 2005-07-15 DTD 0 0 Left Hip Soreness -
2005-05-19 2005-05-23 DTD 4 3 Right Shoulder Inflammation -
2004-06-05 2004-06-05 DTD 0 0 Groin Soreness -
2003-07-29 2003-07-29 On-Alr 0 0 Right Hip Strain Hip Flexor -
2003-07-29 2003-09-10 15-DL 43 39 Left Fingers Fracture Index Finger -
2003-05-19 2003-05-28 DTD 9 7 Right Fingers Contusion Index Finger -
1999-06-23 1999-07-11 15-DL 18 17 Left Shoulder Sprain - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2009 TOR $600,000
2008 SDN $3,500,000
2007 CHN, SDN $4,600,000
2006 CHN $4,000,000
2005 CHN $3,000,000
2004 CHN $1,550,000
2003 MON $2,600,000
2002 MON $1,150,000
2001 MON $285,000
2000 MON $265,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
10 yrPrevious$21,550,000
10 yrTotal$21,550,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
10 y 73 dCS&E1 yr/$0.6M (09)

Details
  • designated for assignment 10/29/09 sent outright to Triple-A 7/6/09 contract purchased 4/5/09 FA 12/30/08 (minor-league contract, $0.6M major league)
  • cleared released waivers, FA 10/10/08
  • re-signed 12/19/07 (avoided arbitration), 1 year/$3.5M (08)+$0.75M performance bonus
  • acquired in trade from CHC 6/20/07 (CHC pays $1.5M of $2.47M due on 07 sal)
  • signed extension 1/05, 3 year/$12M (05-07)
  • $0.4M signing bonus, 05:$3M, 06:$4M, 07:$4.6M
  • signed 12/03, 1 year/$1.55M (04)
  • acquired in trade from OAK 12/03 acquired in trade from MON 12/03
  • avoided arbitration 1/02, 1 year/$2.6M (03)
  • 1 year/$1.15M (02)

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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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2011-06-29 13:30:00 (link to chat)Who are your favorite players to deal with, both past or present?
(Gerald from Savannah)
Geez. That's a tough one because there are so many good guys I have dealt with in 24 years of covering baseball. I hate to leave people out but some of my favorites would have to include Sean Casey, John Burkett, Jay Bell, Craig Wilson, Jason Schmidt, Michael Barrett from the past. From the present: Jason Bay, Cole Hamels, Carlos Pena, Scott Rolen, Brandon Phillips, Nyjer Morgan, Neil Walker, Joel Hanrahan, Adam Jones, Max Scherzer, Don Kelly, Chris Perez, Adam Dunn, Matt Capps, Torii Hunter, Kurt Suzuki, Ian Kinsler. (John Perrotto)
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)
(Josh from MA)
That's um...ugly. And depressing, if you're a Sox fan, or a fan of anyone else without a quality catcher. (Marc Normandin)
2008-05-23 13:00:00 (link to chat)With the Rangers having multiple catchers knocking on the door, What sort of return could Gerald Laird fetch from a team like San Diego?
(Or from Dallas)
I'm not sure the Padres are in the market for a catcher, because Michael Barrett is just about ready to return. Also, if they keep losing, they're not going to want to deal away any of their future for a few extra runs behind the plate. It doesn't look like there are that many contending teams in need of a catcher--maybe the Astros, if Towles continues to struggle? (Caleb Peiffer)


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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
1998 mlb .003 0.1 119 .000 0.0 6 .000 .002 0.0 0.1 0.2
1999 mlb .003 1.5 2212 .001 -0.7 60 .041 .013 -1.7 -0.9 -6.1
2000 mlb .002 0.6 1170 .000 -0.1 16 .040 -.003 -0.4 0.4 -1.1
2001 mlb -.004 -4.7 5690 .000 -0.2 101 .101 .003 -6.0 -12.1 -12.6
2002 mlb .001 0.9 4629 .001 -0.8 71 .009 .000 -0.4 0.4 -1.6
2003 mlb -.001 -0.9 2705 .002 -1.2 24 -.009 .004 0.1 -2.1 -2.6
2004 mlb .001 1.5 5769 .000 0.1 87 .007 .001 -0.3 1.1 1.5
2005 mlb .003 3.2 5312 .000 -0.6 78 .072 .002 -3.5 -1.7 -3.6
2006 mlb -.004 -4.8 4725 .001 -1.2 97 .066 .012 -4.1 -11.1 -12.2
2007 mlb .005 4.5 3668 .001 -0.6 79 .051 .005 -2.5 0.0 1.3
2007 aaa -.007 -0.2 97 .000 0.0 1 -.006 .000 0.0 -0.2 -0.2
2008 afa .000 0.0 55 .000 0.0 1 .006 -.001 0.0 0.0 0.0
2008 aaa -.002 0.0 63 .000 0.0 0 .000 .000 0.0 -0.1 0.0
2008 mlb .001 0.3 1218 .003 -1.0 45 .071 .019 -2.1 -3.3 -3.0
2009 aaa -.003 -0.3 340 .001 -0.1 4 .018 .000 0.0 -0.5 -0.5
2009 mlb -.002 -0.1 197 .002 -0.1 2 .009 .000 0.0 -0.3 -0.3
2009 afa .000 0.0 48 .000 0.0 2 .030 .000 0.0 -0.1 0.0
2010 afa .000 0.0 341 .001 -0.2 13 .034 .012 -0.3 -0.5 -0.5
2010 aaa -.014 -2.4 638 .001 -0.1 4 -.005 -.001 0.0 -2.7 -2.4

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