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Portrait of Dioner Navarro

Dioner Navarro CBlue Jays

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
16 3551 .250 .309 .370 90 1.8
Birth Date2-9-1984
Height5' 9"
Weight215 lbs
Age35 years, 8 months, 9 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 NYA 20 5 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .429 .429 .429 83 -0.1 0.4 0.0 0.1
2005 LAN 21 50 199 48 9 0 3 20 21 2 0 0 .273 .354 .375 101 0.3 -1.3 -3.4 0.5
2006 LAN 22 25 86 21 2 0 2 11 18 0 1 0 .280 .372 .387 92 -0.5 0.7 -9.6 -0.5
2006 TBA 22 56 216 47 7 0 4 20 33 1 1 1 .244 .316 .342 91 -1.6 -1.3 -2.8 0.5
2007 TBA 23 119 434 88 19 2 9 33 67 1 3 1 .227 .286 .356 70 -15.1 -1.3 -20.6 -1.6
2008 TBA 24 120 470 126 27 0 7 34 49 3 0 4 .295 .349 .407 98 -0.1 -4.3 -20.8 -0.4
2009 TBA 25 115 410 82 15 0 8 18 51 5 5 2 .218 .261 .322 67 -15.3 0.7 -5.7 -0.1
2010 TBA 26 48 142 24 5 0 1 12 20 1 0 1 .194 .270 .258 70 -4.8 -4.9 2.7 -0.1
2011 LAN 27 64 202 34 6 1 5 20 35 1 0 0 .193 .276 .324 81 -4.2 -1.5 -2.5 0.0
2012 CIN 28 24 73 20 3 1 2 2 12 0 0 0 .290 .306 .449 91 -0.7 0.9 1.9 0.6
2013 CHN 29 89 266 72 7 0 13 23 36 2 0 1 .300 .365 .492 133 10.0 -5.3 2.3 1.9
2014 TOR 30 139 520 132 22 0 12 32 76 1 3 0 .274 .317 .395 106 3.7 -1.3 -15.1 0.7
2015 TOR 31 54 192 42 7 0 5 17 29 0 0 0 .246 .307 .374 103 1.4 -1.2 -1.6 0.6
2016 CHA 32 85 298 57 13 2 6 20 63 2 1 2 .210 .267 .339 73 -9.2 -4.8 -1.7 -0.3
2016 TOR 32 16 36 6 0 0 0 3 8 0 0 0 .182 .250 .182 73 -1.1 0.2 -0.1 0.0
Career10093551802142677265518191412.250.309.37090-37.3-24.4-77.21.8

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
2002 GRB A SAL 92 374 .000 .000 .000 .270 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 TAM A+ FSL 1 2 .000 .000 .000 .500 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 TAM A+ FSL 52 221 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 TRN AA EAS 58 233 .000 .000 .000 .374 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 NYA MLB AL 5 7 .283 .338 .427 .429 110 0.1 0.2 0.1 83 7 0.0 0.4 -0.1 0.1
2004 TRN AA EAS 70 292 .000 .000 .000 .316 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 COH AAA INT 40 155 .000 .000 .000 .280 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 LAN MLB NL 50 199 .261 .330 .409 .296 94 2.8 5.7 3.5 101 15 -3.4 -1.3 0.3 0.5
2005 LVG AAA PCL 75 286 .279 .350 .441 .272 106 0 8.0 4.2 89 0 3.7 -0.3 -2.5 1.2
2006 LAN MLB NL 25 86 .271 .339 .438 .345 93 1.3 2.6 1.6 92 9 -9.6 0.7 -0.5 -0.5
2006 TBA MLB AL 56 216 .265 .325 .421 .274 105 -10.3 6.5 3.9 91 9 -2.8 -1.3 -1.6 0.5
2006 LVG AAA PCL 11 43 .283 .347 .438 .212 111 -4.4 1.2 0.8 34 0 0.1 0.3 -3.1 -0.1
2007 TBA MLB AL 119 434 .265 .335 .412 .249 102 -18.6 12.9 7.7 70 8 -20.6 -1.3 -15.1 -1.6
2008 TBA MLB AL 120 470 .259 .327 .407 .318 104 1.5 13.6 8.1 98 11 -20.8 -4.3 -0.1 -0.4
2008 VRO A+ FSL 4 18 .280 .377 .409 .375 100 3.6 0.5 0 185 0 0.0 0.6 1.4 0.2
2009 TBA MLB AL 115 410 .263 .333 .419 .231 105 -24.7 11.8 7.1 67 9 -5.7 0.7 -15.3 -0.1
2010 TBA MLB AL 48 142 .259 .324 .409 .223 107 -8.9 3.9 2.3 70 12 2.7 -4.9 -4.8 -0.1
2010 DUR AAA INT 43 169 .260 .336 .405 .330 101 5.5 5.2 2 129 0 -0.5 0.6 5.6 1.2
2011 LAN MLB NL 64 202 .248 .310 .391 .210 95 -5.8 5.4 3.1 81 13 -2.5 -1.5 -4.2 0.0
2011 CHT AA SOU 5 17 .274 .354 .441 .154 120 -1.4 0.5 0 56 0 0.1 0.1 -0.7 0.0
2012 CIN MLB NL 24 73 .256 .320 .394 .321 101 0 2.0 1.2 91 17 1.9 0.9 -0.7 0.6
2012 LOU AAA INT 62 240 .255 .324 .392 .332 102 6 7.1 2.7 131 0 -7.4 -3.8 8.2 0.7
2013 CHN MLB NL 89 266 .246 .307 .376 .307 103 10.4 7.0 3.2 133 12 2.3 -5.3 10.0 1.9
2014 TOR MLB AL 139 520 .248 .310 .383 .301 102 0.6 13.4 5.4 106 13 -15.1 -1.3 3.7 0.7
2015 TOR MLB AL 54 192 .246 .309 .394 .262 106 -1.6 5.2 1.6 103 13 -1.6 -1.2 1.4 0.6
2015 BUF AAA INT 5 17 .231 .277 .322 .300 91 1.6 0.5 0 104 0 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2 0.0
2016 CHA MLB AL 85 298 .254 .317 .410 .249 103 -12.9 8.4 4.9 73 10 -1.7 -4.8 -9.2 -0.3
2016 TOR MLB AL 16 36 .247 .319 .408 .240 106 -1.9 1.0 0.2 73 10 -0.1 0.2 -1.1 0.0
2019 COH AAA INT 29 115 .272 .344 .444 .257 100 -5.4 4.0 1.9 82 0 -5.2 -1.4 -2.7 -0.3

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
2002 TAM A+ FSL 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .000 0 0
2002 GRB A SAL 374 328 41 78 12 2 8 118 36 39 61 1 2 .238 .328 .360 .122 0 0
2003 TAM A+ FSL 221 197 28 59 16 4 3 92 28 17 27 1 0 .299 .365 .467 .168 1 1
2003 TRN AA EAS 233 208 28 71 15 0 4 98 37 18 26 2 3 .341 .395 .471 .130 1 1
2004 NYA MLB AL 7 7 2 3 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 .429 .429 .429 .000 0 0
2004 COH AAA INT 155 136 18 34 8 2 1 49 16 14 17 1 0 .250 .325 .360 .110 0 0
2004 TRN AA EAS 292 255 32 69 14 1 3 94 29 33 44 1 0 .271 .355 .369 .098 1 1
2005 LVG AAA PCL 286 241 31 64 12 0 6 94 29 38 24 2 2 .266 .367 .390 .124 2 2
2005 LAN MLB NL 199 176 21 48 9 0 3 66 14 20 21 0 0 .273 .354 .375 .102 0 1
2006 LVG AAA PCL 43 40 3 7 2 0 0 9 2 3 7 1 0 .175 .233 .225 .050 0 0
2006 LAN MLB NL 86 75 5 21 2 0 2 29 8 11 18 1 0 .280 .372 .387 .107 0 0
2006 TBA MLB AL 216 193 23 47 7 0 4 66 20 20 33 1 1 .244 .316 .342 .098 1 1
2007 TBA MLB AL 434 388 46 88 19 2 9 138 44 33 67 3 1 .227 .286 .356 .129 5 7
2008 TBA MLB AL 470 427 43 126 27 0 7 174 54 34 49 0 4 .295 .349 .407 .112 3 3
2008 VRO A+ FSL 18 10 4 4 1 0 1 8 4 6 1 1 0 .400 .667 .800 .400 0 0
2009 TBA MLB AL 410 376 38 82 15 0 8 121 32 18 51 5 2 .218 .261 .322 .104 3 8
2010 TBA MLB AL 142 124 11 24 5 0 1 32 7 12 20 0 1 .194 .270 .258 .065 0 5
2010 DUR AAA INT 169 141 19 40 9 0 2 55 21 23 25 3 0 .284 .389 .390 .106 1 1
2011 LAN MLB NL 202 176 13 34 6 1 5 57 17 20 35 0 0 .193 .276 .324 .131 2 3
2011 CHT AA SOU 17 14 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 3 1 2 0 .143 .294 .143 .000 0 0
2012 CIN MLB NL 73 69 6 20 3 1 2 31 12 2 12 0 0 .290 .306 .449 .159 1 1
2012 LOU AAA INT 240 207 24 66 12 0 5 93 32 23 24 0 0 .319 .382 .449 .130 6 2
2013 CHN MLB NL 266 240 31 72 7 0 13 118 34 23 36 0 1 .300 .365 .492 .192 1 0
2014 TOR MLB AL 520 481 40 132 22 0 12 190 69 32 76 3 0 .274 .317 .395 .121 6
2015 TOR MLB AL 192 171 17 42 7 0 5 64 20 17 29 0 0 .246 .307 .374 .129 4 0
2015 BUF AAA INT 17 14 1 4 1 0 1 8 4 2 4 0 0 .286 .353 .571 .286 1 0
2016 CHA MLB AL 298 271 25 57 13 2 6 92 32 20 63 1 2 .210 .267 .339 .129 3 2
2016 TOR MLB AL 36 33 1 6 0 0 0 6 3 3 8 0 0 .182 .250 .182 .000 0 0
2019 COH AAA INT 115 95 8 20 3 0 1 26 11 18 21 0 0 .211 .339 .274 .063 1 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2008 1649 0.5003 0.4500 0.8760 0.6158 0.2840 0.9291 0.7607 0.1240 -0.0074
2009 1545 0.5107 0.4822 0.8685 0.6362 0.3214 0.9402 0.7202 0.1315 -0.0130
2010 502 0.4801 0.4363 0.8082 0.5726 0.3103 0.9058 0.6420 0.1918 0.0071
2011 765 0.4889 0.4667 0.8123 0.6230 0.3171 0.8970 0.6532 0.1877 -0.0040
2012 282 0.5035 0.5000 0.8652 0.7113 0.2857 0.9208 0.7250 0.1348 -0.0033
2013 960 0.4688 0.4552 0.7826 0.6556 0.2784 0.9017 0.5352 0.2174 -0.0003
2014 1967 0.4820 0.4611 0.8324 0.6055 0.3268 0.9042 0.7087 0.1676 -0.0009
2015 741 0.4818 0.4305 0.7931 0.5994 0.2734 0.8692 0.6381 0.2069 0.0041
2016 1347 0.4944 0.4469 0.7625 0.5916 0.3054 0.8706 0.5577 0.2375 0.0000
Career97580.49110.45800.82610.61740.30410.90660.66870.1739-0.0032

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
2014-09-17 2014-09-18 DTD 1 1 - Head Other Possible Concussion - Foul Tip To Mask -
2014-05-02 2014-05-04 DTD 2 2 Right Thigh Strain Quadriceps - -
2013-08-08 2013-08-10 DTD 2 2 - Ankle Contusion Player Collision - -
2012-07-16 2012-07-25 Minors 9 9 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
2012-04-28 2012-05-07 Minors 9 9 - General Medical Kidney Stones - -
2011-03-22 2011-04-25 15-DL 34 23 Right Abdomen Strain Oblique -
2010-06-10 2010-06-16 DTD 6 5 Neck Stiffness -
2010-04-24 2010-05-01 DTD 7 6 Lower Leg Soreness -
2010-03-21 2010-03-30 Camp 9 0 Left Lower Leg Nerve Injury Nerve Injury -
2010-03-12 2010-03-16 Camp 4 0 Left Thumb Contusion Pick Off Throw -
2010-02-20 2010-03-03 Camp 11 0 General Medical Illness -
2009-10-28 2009-10-28 Off 0 0 Left Elbow Surgery Ulnar Nerve Transposition 2009-10-28
2009-07-12 2009-07-13 DTD 1 1 Face Contusion Foul Ball -
2009-05-17 2009-05-19 DTD 2 2 Face Illness Conjunctivitis -
2008-08-27 2008-08-30 DTD 3 3 Bilateral Thigh Cramp Hamstring -
2008-04-04 2008-04-22 15-DL 18 17 Right Fingers Laceration Middle and Ring Finger -
2007-07-06 2007-07-07 DTD 1 1 Head Contusion -
2007-06-09 2007-06-12 DTD 3 2 Neck Contusion -
2007-04-18 2007-04-20 DTD 2 1 General Medical Respiratory Flu -
2007-03-09 2007-03-22 Camp 13 0 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2006-05-05 2006-06-16 15-DL 42 37 Right Wrist Contusion -
2006-03-16 2006-03-29 Camp 13 0 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 CLE $
2016 CHA $4,000,000
2015 TOR $5,000,000
2014 TOR $3,000,000
2013 CHN $1,750,000
2011 LAN $1,000,000
2010 TBA $2,100,000
2009 TBA $2,100,000
2008 TBA $412,500
2007 TBA $399,800
2006 TBA $332,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
11 yrPrevious$20,094,300
11 yrTotal$20,094,300

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
10 y 91 dMDR Sports1 year (2019)

Details
  • 1 year (2019). Signed by Cleveland as a free agent 2/7/19 (minor-league contract). Released by Cleveland 10/10/19.
  • 2018. Signed by Long Island of independent Atlantic League.
  • 2017. Did not play.
  • 1 year/$4M (2016). Signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 12/4/15. Acquired by Toronto in trade from Chicago White Sox 8/26/16.
  • 2 years/$8M (2014-15). Signed by Toronto as a free agent 12/13. 14:$3M, 15:$5M.
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 11/16/12. May earn additional $0.25M in performance bonuses.
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 1/16/12 (minor-league contract). Salary of $0.8M in majors. Contract purchased by Cincinnati 8/1/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 12/16/10. DFA by LA Dodgers 8/23/11. Released 8/30/11.
  • 1 year/$2.1M (2010). Re-signed by Tampa Bay 12/12/09 (avoided arbitration). Non-tendered by Tampa Bay 12/2/10.
  • 1 year/$2.1M (2009). Lost arbitration with Tampa Bay 2/10/09 ($2.5M-$2.1M).
  • 1 year/$0.4125M (2008). Re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/15/08. Award bonus: $10,000 for All Star selection.
  • 1 year/$0.3998M (2007). Re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/07.
  • 1 year/$0.332M (2006). Re-signed by LA Dodgers 2/06. Acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Dodgers 6/06, with Rays paying Dodgers $1M as part of deal).
  • 1 year (2004). Contract purchased 9/04.
  • Signed 2000 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela.

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
2015-02-16 11:00:00 (link to chat)Is there a market right now for Blue Jays catcher Dioner Navarro? What teams are looking for a backstop, and what could they reasonably ask for in return? Is a quality late-inning arm for the bullpen out of the question?
(JobaTheHut from Limbo)
There's always a market for passable catchers. Arizona could seemingly use him, maybe Tampa Bay, Colorado, and so on. We're talking about a one-year rental here, so I wouldn't expect a great late-inning reliever. Maybe the Navarro equivalent, whomever that may be. (R.J. Anderson)
2010-05-05 13:00:00 (link to chat)So...it may be slightly unlikely that John Jaso keeps hitting like the second coming of Barry Bonds. But how do you see his final line shaking out, as well as playing time at catcher for the Rays?
(Stephanie from DC)
Probably better than Kelly Shoppach and Dioner Navarro's lines. I think he can hit maybe .270/.370/.430. The OBP is sexy. I'm talking to Tommy Bennett right now, he says .280/.340/.430. Obviously, he's going to slug .430 if we both say so. (Marc Normandin)
2010-03-10 18:00:00 (link to chat)Any big plans this weekend?
(Miguel Montero from PHX)
Well Miguel, it's funny you should ask, because I'm actually headed to Chi-town this weekend for the annual draft in the Strat-o-Matic league in which I partake, and it just so happens that with my 4th overall pick in the draft and my dire need for a catcher (thanks, Dioner Navarro and Jarrod Saltalamacchia, really!) you and Jorge Posada keep popping up as potential choices. (Eric Seidman)
2009-12-09 13:00:00 (link to chat)Have you given up on Dioner Navarro?
(ackbar from outerspace)
No. (Bandwagon!) He's a .275/.340/.400 guy with good defense. He's been all over the map, of course, but basically he's a plus catcher. (Joe Sheehan)
2009-08-26 13:00:00 (link to chat)The most disappointing performances this year from non-injured players are...... The best non-Heyward hitting prospect is.......
(Fred from Burnaby, BC)
Dioner Navarro... Pedro Alvarez (b/c I'm biased)... (Shawn Hoffman)
2008-06-20 13:30:00 (link to chat)Will the Dodgers be dumb enough to trade Kemp? Hu? LaRoche?
(Guido from Charleston, WV)
I think this is a battle for the soul of the franchise. If Ned Colletti makes another Dioner Navarro deal with one of those guys, I think the Dodgers lose Logan White within the year, and it gets very dark and cold up from Sunset Blvd. If Colletti doesn't do that, perhaps White gets elevated into the GM's chair, and the Dodgers become the Red Sox West in three years. (Joe Sheehan)
2008-03-17 12:00:00 (link to chat)Tell me I'm not screwed with these two catchers please: JR Towles and Dioner Navarro. I know they were on your underrated list but I couldn't get one of the top 4 guys so I decided to wait until the last two rounds to get catchers.
(Steve from North Dakota)
you could do a lot worse, don't make a trade just because you hate your catchers, give them time and take from there. (Mike Siano)
2008-03-05 13:00:00 (link to chat)PECOTA was bullish on Dioner Navarro last year and bearish this year. Does his late season surge have you interested in him at all this year?
(theguag from Louisville)
I'll be keeping an eye on him, but I'm not particularly excited about him over other options. The late-season surge does help, but PECOTA does take that sort of thing into account. (Marc Normandin)


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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
2004 mlb .000 0.0 76 .000 0.0 0 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 mlb -.011 -5.2 2015 .000 0.2 35 .045 -.001 -1.0 -6.0 -3.4
2005 aaa .000 0.0 3032 -.002 1.8 63 -.020 -.005 1.1 2.9 3.7
2006 mlb -.010 -9.0 3646 .001 -0.8 61 .026 .009 -1.0 -12.5 -12.4
2006 aaa .002 0.3 504 .000 0.0 14 .001 .002 0.0 0.0 0.1
2007 mlb -.016 -21.1 5383 -.001 1.1 92 -.027 -.001 1.5 -19.2 -20.6
2008 mlb -.021 -20.9 4535 .001 -0.8 65 -.078 -.002 3.4 -19.2 -20.8
2008 afa .000 0.0 80 .000 0.0 2 -.002 .000 0.0 -0.2 0.0
2009 mlb -.001 -1.6 4514 .001 -1.1 77 .005 .002 -0.2 -3.4 -5.7
2010 mlb .003 0.9 1478 -.001 0.5 27 -.032 .000 0.6 1.8 2.7
2010 aaa -.002 -1.0 1633 .000 -0.2 34 -.007 .001 0.2 -1.3 -0.5
2011 aax -.003 -0.1 129 .000 0.0 1 .013 .001 0.0 -0.2 0.1
2011 mlb -.004 -1.8 2013 .002 -1.0 51 .000 .007 0.0 -3.4 -2.5
2012 aaa -.014 -8.5 2341 -.002 1.1 57 -.016 .006 0.6 -7.8 -7.4
2012 mlb .012 1.7 612 -.002 0.4 5 .030 -.001 -0.1 1.8 1.9
2013 mlb .003 1.5 2325 -.001 0.3 40 -.008 .002 0.2 1.6 2.3
2014 mlb -.016 -14.2 4394 -.001 1.3 59 .019 .000 -0.6 -14.3 -15.1
2015 aaa -.002 -0.1 107 .000 0.0 4 -.005 .000 0.0 0.6 -0.1
2015 mlb -.007 -2.1 1246 -.001 0.2 21 -.026 -.001 0.3 -1.1 -1.6
2016 mlb -.020 -15.9 3622 .001 -0.8 49 .019 .001 -0.6 -14.5 -1.8
2019 aaa -.015 -4.9 21 .000 0.0 21 .020 .001 -0.3 -5.2 -5.2

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