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Andres Galarraga 1B

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
25 8916 .288 .347 .499 111 22.4
Birth Date6-18-1961
Height6' 3"
Weight235 lbs
Age58 years, 5 months, 27 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
1985 MON 24 24 79 14 1 0 2 3 18 1 1 2 .187 .228 .280 68 -2.7 0.6 0.4 -0.1
1986 MON 25 105 356 87 13 0 10 30 79 3 6 5 .271 .338 .405 92 -2.8 -2.7 -6.8 -0.9
1987 MON 26 147 606 168 40 3 13 41 127 10 7 10 .305 .361 .459 104 3.5 -3.3 3.5 1.0
1988 MON 27 157 661 184 42 8 29 39 153 10 13 4 .302 .352 .540 128 20.7 -1.5 -6.7 2.1
1989 MON 28 152 636 147 30 1 23 48 158 13 12 5 .257 .327 .434 102 2.4 0.6 -5.0 0.4
1990 MON 29 155 628 148 29 0 20 40 169 4 10 1 .256 .306 .409 96 -2.4 1.9 7.0 1.3
1991 MON 30 107 400 82 13 2 9 23 86 2 5 6 .219 .268 .336 74 -10.9 -2.2 0.0 -1.0
1992 SLN 31 95 347 79 14 2 10 11 69 8 5 4 .243 .282 .391 81 -6.3 -0.2 0.5 -0.3
1993 COL 32 120 506 174 35 4 22 24 73 6 2 4 .370 .403 .602 128 18.9 -4.8 6.6 2.6
1994 COL 33 103 449 133 21 0 31 19 93 8 8 3 .319 .356 .592 128 18.1 -0.7 11.3 3.2
1995 COL 34 143 604 155 29 3 31 32 146 13 12 2 .280 .331 .511 97 -0.5 -4.3 10.2 1.2
1996 COL 35 159 691 190 39 3 47 40 157 17 18 8 .304 .357 .601 122 23.7 -1.7 8.8 3.7
1997 COL 36 154 674 191 31 3 41 54 141 17 15 8 .318 .389 .585 135 33.0 3.8 5.6 4.7
1998 ATL 37 153 648 169 27 1 44 63 146 25 7 6 .305 .397 .595 157 48.2 -1.7 -10.2 4.0
2000 ATL 39 141 548 149 25 1 28 36 126 17 3 5 .302 .369 .526 116 15.6 -4.0 -10.6 0.7
2001 SFN 40 49 174 45 12 1 7 13 49 3 0 3 .288 .351 .513 91 -1.2 -1.4 -3.4 -0.4
2001 TEX 40 72 271 57 16 0 10 18 68 9 1 0 .235 .310 .424 91 -1.7 1.0 -0.9 0.1
2002 MON 41 104 334 76 12 0 9 30 81 9 2 2 .260 .344 .394 93 -1.3 -3.7 3.6 0.3
2003 SFN 42 110 293 82 15 0 12 19 61 2 1 3 .301 .352 .489 102 1.7 -4.6 -2.8 -0.3
2004 ANA 43 7 11 3 0 0 1 0 3 1 0 0 .300 .364 .600 81 -0.2 0.0 0.3 0.0
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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
1979 WPB A+ FSL 7 27 .000 .000 .000 .231 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1979 CLG Rk PIO 42 128 .000 .000 .000 .299 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1980 CLG Rk PIO 59 202 .000 .000 .000 .351 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1981 JAM A- NYP 47 175 .000 .000 .000 .324 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1982 WPB A+ FSL 105 383 .000 .000 .000 .328 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1983 WPB A+ FSL 104 443 .000 .000 .000 .327 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1984 JAX AA SOU 143 606 .000 .000 .000 .330 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1985 MON MLB NL 24 79 .249 .320 .375 .218 92 -3 2.2 -1.3 68 22 0.4 0.6 -2.7 -0.1
1985 IND AAA AA 121 494 .000 .000 .000 .299 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1986 MON MLB NL 105 356 .253 .319 .381 .330 101 0.4 9.9 -6.2 92 11 -6.8 -2.7 -2.8 -0.9
1987 MON MLB NL 147 606 .262 .327 .404 .373 100 13.9 17.9 -11.4 104 8 3.5 -3.3 3.5 1.0
1988 MON MLB NL 157 661 .250 .308 .362 .360 100 35.3 17.3 -11 128 12 -6.7 -1.5 20.7 2.1
1989 MON MLB NL 152 636 .249 .311 .368 .315 99 12.6 16.6 -10.6 102 7 -5.0 0.6 2.4 0.4
1990 MON MLB NL 155 628 .255 .317 .380 .324 95 1.1 16.8 -10.7 96 8 7.0 1.9 -2.4 1.3
1991 MON MLB NL 107 400 .252 .313 .375 .261 94 -12.8 10.8 -6.9 74 9 0.0 -2.2 -10.9 -1.0
1992 SLN MLB NL 95 347 .252 .313 .368 .277 99 -6 9.0 -5.7 81 12 0.5 -0.2 -6.3 -0.3
1992 LOU AAA AA 11 35 .000 .000 .000 .167 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 COL MLB NL 120 506 .263 .321 .399 .399 124 23.7 14.5 -9.3 128 10 6.6 -4.8 18.9 2.6
1994 COL MLB NL 103 449 .268 .329 .420 .342 119 14.9 13.6 -8.7 128 10 11.3 -0.7 18.1 3.2
1995 COL MLB NL 143 604 .264 .328 .410 .325 122 2.2 18.1 -11.6 97 8 10.2 -4.3 -0.5 1.2
1996 COL MLB NL 159 691 .262 .326 .405 .333 124 18.6 21.4 -13.7 122 9 8.8 -1.7 23.7 3.7
1997 COL MLB NL 154 674 .265 .332 .417 .356 120 30.3 17.9 -12.8 135 8 5.6 3.8 33.0 4.7
1998 ATL MLB NL 153 648 .265 .332 .417 .338 96 51.1 16.8 -12.3 157 9 -10.2 -1.7 48.2 4.0
2000 ATL MLB NL 141 548 .271 .341 .441 .355 105 14.8 17.3 -10.8 116 7 -10.6 -4.0 15.6 0.7
2001 SFN MLB NL 49 174 .263 .330 .439 .373 101 5.5 5.2 -3.1 91 9 -3.4 -1.4 -1.2 -0.4
2001 TEX MLB AL 72 271 .263 .329 .422 .283 103 -5.6 8.1 -5 91 9 -0.9 1.0 -1.7 0.1
2002 MON MLB NL 104 334 .251 .323 .393 .327 102 -3 9.6 -5.7 93 9 3.6 -3.7 -1.3 0.3
2003 SFN MLB NL 110 293 .258 .324 .408 .352 98 8.4 7.7 -4.7 102 9 -2.8 -4.6 1.7 -0.3
2004 ANA MLB AL 7 11 .257 .323 .401 .333 103 1.2 0.3 -0.2 81 11 0.3 0.0 -0.2 0.0
2004 SLC AAA PCL 25 111 .000 .000 .000 .365 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 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
1979 CLG Rk PIO 128 112 14 24 3 1 4 41 16 9 42 1 1 .214 .299 .366 .152 1 1
1979 WPB A+ FSL 27 23 3 3 0 0 0 3 1 2 11 0 0 .130 .222 .130 .000 1 1
1980 CLG Rk PIO 202 190 27 50 11 4 4 81 22 7 55 3 0 .263 .307 .426 .163 0 0
1981 JAM A- NYP 175 154 24 40 5 4 6 71 26 15 44 0 0 .260 .339 .461 .201 1 1
1982 WPB A+ FSL 383 338 39 95 20 2 14 161 51 34 77 2 1 .281 .362 .476 .195 0 0
1983 WPB A+ FSL 443 401 55 116 18 3 10 170 66 33 68 7 5 .289 .353 .424 .135 1 1
1984 JAX AA SOU 606 533 81 154 28 4 27 271 87 59 122 2 8 .289 .369 .508 .220 1 1
1985 MON MLB NL 79 75 9 14 1 0 2 21 4 3 18 1 2 .187 .228 .280 .093 0 0
1985 IND AAA AA 494 439 75 118 15 8 25 224 87 45 103 3 0 .269 .346 .510 .241 0 0
1986 MON MLB NL 356 321 39 87 13 0 10 130 42 30 79 6 5 .271 .338 .405 .134 1 1
1987 MON MLB NL 606 551 72 168 40 3 13 253 90 41 127 7 10 .305 .361 .459 .154 4 0
1988 MON MLB NL 661 609 99 184 42 8 29 329 92 39 153 13 4 .302 .352 .540 .238 3 0
1989 MON MLB NL 636 572 76 147 30 1 23 248 85 48 158 12 5 .257 .327 .434 .177 3 0
1990 MON MLB NL 628 579 65 148 29 0 20 237 87 40 169 10 1 .256 .306 .409 .154 5 0
1991 MON MLB NL 400 375 34 82 13 2 9 126 33 23 86 5 6 .219 .268 .336 .117 0 0
1992 SLN MLB NL 347 325 38 79 14 2 10 127 39 11 69 5 4 .243 .282 .391 .148 3 0
1992 LOU AAA AA 35 34 3 6 0 1 2 14 3 0 8 1 0 .176 .200 .412 .235 0 0
1993 COL MLB NL 506 470 71 174 35 4 22 283 98 24 73 2 4 .370 .403 .602 .232 6 0
1994 COL MLB NL 449 417 77 133 21 0 31 247 85 19 93 8 3 .319 .356 .592 .273 5 0
1995 COL MLB NL 604 554 89 155 29 3 31 283 106 32 146 12 2 .280 .331 .511 .231 5 0
1996 COL MLB NL 691 626 119 190 39 3 47 376 150 40 157 18 8 .304 .357 .601 .297 8 0
1997 COL MLB NL 674 600 120 191 31 3 41 351 140 54 141 15 8 .318 .389 .585 .267 3 0
1998 ATL MLB NL 648 555 103 169 27 1 44 330 121 63 146 7 6 .305 .397 .595 .290 5 0
2000 ATL MLB NL 548 494 67 149 25 1 28 260 100 36 126 3 5 .302 .369 .526 .225 1 0
2001 SFN MLB NL 174 156 17 45 12 1 7 80 35 13 49 0 3 .288 .351 .513 .224 2 0
2001 TEX MLB AL 271 243 33 57 16 0 10 103 34 18 68 1 0 .235 .310 .424 .189 1 0
2002 MON MLB NL 334 292 30 76 12 0 9 115 40 30 81 2 2 .260 .344 .394 .134 3 0
2003 SFN MLB NL 293 272 36 82 15 0 12 133 42 19 61 1 3 .301 .352 .489 .188 0 0
2004 SLC AAA PCL 111 102 10 31 3 0 4 46 19 6 24 0 0 .304 .349 .451 .147 0 0
2004 ANA MLB AL 11 10 1 3 0 0 1 6 2 0 3 0 0 .300 .364 .600 .300 0 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA

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
2002-05-03 2002-05-26 15-DL 23 20 Low Back Strain -
1999-04-05 1999-10-28 60-DL 206 162 - General Medical Cancer Non-hodgkins Lymphoma - -
1994-07-29 1994-08-11 15-DL 13 12 Right Hand Fracture HBP - -
1993-10-06 1993-10-06 Off 0 0 Right Knee Surgery 1993-10-06 -
1993-07-25 1993-08-21 15-DL 27 24 Right Knee Sprain - -
1993-05-10 1993-05-28 15-DL 18 17 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
1992-04-08 1992-05-22 15-DL 44 38 Right Wrist Fracture - -
1991-05-26 1991-07-04 15-DL 39 36 Left Knee Surgery 1991-06-08 -
1986-08-20 1986-09-04 15-DL 15 14 Right Trunk Strain Ribcage - -
1986-07-10 1986-08-19 15-DL 40 34 Right Knee Surgery 1986-07-25 -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2003 SFN $500,000
2002 MON $500,000
2001 TEX, SFN $6,000,000
2000 ATL $8,500,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$15,500,000
4 yrTotal$15,500,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
Jim Bronner

Details
  • retired 3/05 signed as a free agent from LAA 12/04 (minor-league contract) contract purchased 9/04 signed as a free agent from SF 8/04 (minor-league contract ) contract purchased 3/03 signed as a free agent from MON 1/03 (minor-league contract) SF declined $7.25M 02 opt
  • 1 year/$6.5M+$7.25M 02 club option
  • acquired in trade from TX to SF 01
  • 01:1 year/$6.5M+club option
  • additional $1M bonuses

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
2010-01-06 13:00:00 (link to chat)I'd call this good news for Bert. I was worried he'd stagnate around 62%. do you have the % of the vote for Edgar, Raines and Barry? They don't have it on espn.com. Thanks.
(collins from greenville nc)
539 ballots, five blanks, Andre Dawson 420 (77.9%), Bert Blyleven 400 (74.2%), Roberto Alomar 397 (73.7%), Jack Morris 282 (52.3%), Barry Larkin 278 (51.6%), Lee Smith 255 (47.3%), Edgar Martinez 195 (36.2%), Tim Raines 164 (30.4%), Mark McGwire 128 (23.7%), Alan Trammell 121 (22.4%), Fred McGriff 116 (21.5%), Don Mattingly 87 (16.1%), Dave Parker 82 (15.2%), Dale Murphy 63 (11.7%), Harold Baines 33 (6.1%), Andres Galarraga 22 (4.1%), Robin Ventura 7 (1.3%), Ellis Burks 2 (0.4%), Eric Karros 2 (0.4%), Kevin Appier 1 (0.2%), Pat Hentgen 1 (0.2%), David Segui 1 (0.2%), Mike Jackson 0, Ray Lankford 0, Shane Reynolds 0, Todd Zeile 0.

Segui gets his vote. Baines remains on life support thanks to the persistence of a stubborn few. Karros receives more votes than he had All-Star appearances. (Jay Jaffe)
2009-03-30 18:30:00 (link to chat)Jim Rice - Hall of Famer?
(john from chicago)
Before I answer, let me acknowledge that (a) Jim Rice was my favorite player growing up, and (b) I'm a "big Hall" kind of guy.

With that context, I disagree with what seems to be the prevailing sabermetric opinion, including here at BP, that Rice was obviously unworthy as a HOF selection. I don't think he's a no-brainer Hall of Famer, but I think he has a legitimate argument.

Rice's case is obviously one built on peak value, not career length. Also, the argument has been that he is less valuable according to sabermetric models than how he was regarded at the time. His OBP, home park, double-play totals, and positional adjustments are counterbalanced by the notion that he was the most "feared" hitter or his day. But how do you actually assess how "feared" he was, and how that reputation played out in his peak value.

I actually did some work on this back when the election was on people's minds. Rice had 6 Top 10 finishes in the MVP voting.

Among players with exactly 6 Top 10 finishes, 11 are in the HOF, 6 are active or too recent, and only 4 are not in the Hall (Vern Stephens, Dave Parker, Andres Galarraga, Fred McGriff). Even among those with just 5 such finishes, the ratio is 17 HOF, 6 not HOF, 5 active. There's a reasonable case that players with Rice-like peaks get into the Hall about 2/3rd of the time.

Of course, all of Rice's Top 10 finishes were in fact Top 5 finishes. All of the players with 6 such rankings are in the Hall (4) or obviously qualified barring PED-externalities (Frank Thomas, Albert Pujols, A-Rod). Of those with exactly 5 Top 5 MVP years, only Pete Rose and Dave Parker aren't in the Hall or active.

Sorry for taking so much time to answer this one, but I think Rice looks better through contemporary views than through a modern analytical lens, and I don't think it's silly to consider that perspective. (Keith Woolner)


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