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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
17 5380 .257 .320 .396 91 13.2
Birth Date9-14-1972
Height5' 10"
Weight170 lbs
Age46 years, 8 months, 12 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
1995 CLE 22 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 82 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 SLN 22 39 151 36 7 2 2 4 25 2 1 2 .250 .278 .368 73 -4.8 -2.0 -1.5 -0.4
1996 SLN 23 62 157 31 6 0 1 10 22 1 1 1 .214 .268 .276 63 -7.1 -2.1 2.7 -0.1
1997 SLN 24 66 155 30 7 2 1 10 28 0 1 0 .211 .261 .310 66 -6.1 1.0 0.1 0.0
1998 CLE 25 107 370 89 21 2 10 22 54 2 0 4 .262 .306 .424 86 -5.8 -4.6 2.0 0.1
1998 SEA 25 21 85 26 8 0 0 5 8 0 0 0 .325 .365 .425 86 -1.3 -0.8 0.8 0.1
1998 SLN 25 4 9 2 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 .222 .222 .333 83 -0.2 0.0 -0.2 0.0
1999 SEA 26 157 667 160 31 2 21 58 90 2 7 4 .268 .331 .432 96 -0.5 -0.7 -0.1 1.5
2000 SEA 27 133 512 112 24 2 11 42 66 6 2 3 .247 .316 .381 84 -8.2 -1.6 -8.1 -0.1
2001 SEA 28 135 510 122 28 0 15 28 59 3 2 1 .260 .303 .415 96 -0.2 -0.2 9.1 2.6
2002 SFN 29 154 628 144 29 2 20 54 80 9 1 2 .261 .333 .429 108 9.3 1.0 1.9 3.3
2003 PHI 30 85 348 58 14 0 4 41 40 4 0 0 .195 .296 .283 79 -7.9 -2.3 3.3 0.4
2004 PHI 31 143 603 155 33 1 18 57 75 6 1 1 .291 .363 .458 111 9.8 -0.7 10.7 3.9
2005 PHI 32 150 617 138 31 1 10 47 69 5 0 1 .248 .310 .361 80 -14.1 -5.2 11.1 1.2
2006 MIL 33 53 201 46 10 2 4 18 30 1 2 1 .256 .323 .400 87 -2.3 -2.0 -2.1 0.1
2006 PHI 33 92 365 90 17 2 6 32 38 3 1 0 .278 .345 .398 87 -4.6 -0.7 -0.4 0.7
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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
1990 BNC Rk APL 12 46 .000 .000 .000 .189 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 CGA A SAL 136 543 .000 .000 .000 .246 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 KIN A+ CRL 123 528 .000 .000 .000 .282 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 CAN AA EAS 129 537 .000 .000 .000 .313 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1994 CHR AAA INT 134 539 .000 .000 .000 .300 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 CLE MLB AL 2 2 .356 .421 .605 .000 99 -0.6 0.1 0 82 12 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 SLN MLB NL 39 151 .260 .322 .402 .288 101 -4.4 4.5 -0.2 73 11 -1.5 -2.0 -4.8 -0.4
1995 BUF AAA AA 70 284 .000 .000 .000 .290 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 LOU AAA AA 18 82 .000 .000 .000 .303 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 SLN MLB NL 62 157 .267 .328 .410 .244 99 -12.8 4.9 0.3 63 12 2.7 -2.1 -7.1 -0.1
1996 LOU AAA AA 42 143 .000 .000 .000 .198 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 SLN MLB NL 66 155 .265 .334 .421 .254 97 -7.2 4.1 0.6 66 10 0.1 1.0 -6.1 0.0
1997 ARK AA TXS 0 34 .000 .000 .000 .207 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 LOU AAA AA 0 23 .000 .000 .000 .267 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 CLE MLB AL 107 370 .268 .332 .426 .281 103 -5.6 10.1 -0.4 86 10 2.0 -4.6 -5.8 0.1
1998 SEA MLB AL 21 85 .275 .341 .435 .361 100 0 2.3 -0.3 86 10 0.8 -0.8 -1.3 0.1
1998 SLN MLB NL 4 9 .283 .350 .443 .333 99 -0.7 0.2 0 83 10 -0.2 0.0 -0.2 0.0
1999 SEA MLB AL 157 667 .276 .344 .443 .282 99 -2.1 18.6 -1.1 96 9 -0.1 -0.7 -0.5 1.5
2000 SEA MLB AL 133 512 .276 .348 .442 .265 83 -2.7 16.1 1.2 84 9 -8.1 -1.6 -8.2 -0.1
2001 SEA MLB AL 135 510 .269 .333 .431 .268 95 -4.1 15.2 2 96 7 9.1 -0.2 -0.2 2.6
2002 SFN MLB NL 154 628 .260 .327 .419 .270 99 1.8 18.1 2.2 108 8 1.9 1.0 9.3 3.3
2003 PHI MLB NL 85 348 .260 .326 .412 .208 95 -14.2 9.2 1.4 79 8 3.3 -2.3 -7.9 0.4
2004 PHI MLB NL 143 603 .265 .332 .422 .308 98 16.7 17.9 2.5 111 11 10.7 -0.7 9.8 3.9
2005 PHI MLB NL 150 617 .265 .327 .408 .266 101 -19.6 17.7 2.4 80 9 11.1 -5.2 -14.1 1.2
2006 MIL MLB NL 53 201 .261 .329 .420 .284 94 -1.6 6.1 0.8 87 7 -2.1 -2.0 -2.3 0.1
2006 PHI MLB NL 92 365 .272 .337 .436 .297 99 -1.5 11.0 1.5 87 7 -0.4 -0.7 -4.6 0.7

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
1990 BNC Rk APL 46 42 4 7 1 1 0 10 2 2 5 2 1 .167 .222 .238 .071 0 0
1991 CGA A SAL 543 491 47 113 24 1 5 154 63 37 50 3 2 .230 .289 .314 .084 3 3
1992 KIN A+ CRL 528 464 52 117 17 2 6 156 47 54 66 2 4 .252 .330 .336 .084 2 2
1993 CAN AA EAS 537 483 69 141 20 2 9 192 60 43 54 3 4 .292 .352 .398 .106 2 2
1994 CHR AAA INT 539 481 66 141 17 4 18 220 88 41 54 2 5 .293 .359 .457 .164 1 1
1995 LOU AAA AA 82 76 9 21 3 1 1 29 9 2 10 4 0 .276 .317 .382 .105 1 1
1995 BUF AAA AA 284 254 34 69 11 1 8 106 34 22 37 0 3 .272 .338 .417 .146 1 1
1995 SLN MLB NL 151 144 13 36 7 2 2 53 19 4 25 1 2 .250 .278 .368 .118 1 0
1995 CLE MLB AL 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
1996 LOU AAA AA 143 136 9 24 5 1 0 31 7 7 15 1 2 .176 .217 .228 .051 0 0
1996 SLN MLB NL 157 145 12 31 6 0 1 40 9 10 22 1 1 .214 .268 .276 .062 1 0
1997 SLN MLB NL 155 142 9 30 7 2 1 44 12 10 28 1 0 .211 .261 .310 .099 1 2
1997 ARK AA TXS 34 32 3 7 2 0 1 12 3 2 2 1 0 .219 .265 .375 .156 0 0
1997 LOU AAA AA 23 22 3 5 0 0 1 8 4 0 6 0 0 .227 .261 .364 .136 0 0
1998 CLE MLB AL 370 340 37 89 21 2 10 144 41 22 54 0 4 .262 .306 .424 .162 5 1
1998 SEA MLB AL 85 80 11 26 8 0 0 34 8 5 8 0 0 .325 .365 .425 .100 0 0
1998 SLN MLB NL 9 9 0 2 1 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 .222 .222 .333 .111 0 0
1999 SEA MLB AL 667 597 92 160 31 2 21 258 78 58 90 7 4 .268 .331 .432 .164 7 3
2000 SEA MLB AL 512 454 57 112 24 2 11 173 47 42 66 2 3 .247 .316 .381 .134 4 6
2001 SEA MLB AL 510 470 62 122 28 0 15 195 64 28 59 2 1 .260 .303 .415 .155 4 5
2002 SFN MLB NL 628 552 82 144 29 2 20 237 73 54 80 1 2 .261 .333 .429 .168 7 6
2003 PHI MLB NL 348 297 32 58 14 0 4 84 37 41 40 0 0 .195 .296 .283 .088 6 0
2004 PHI MLB NL 603 533 67 155 33 1 18 244 77 57 75 1 1 .291 .363 .458 .167 5 2
2005 PHI MLB NL 617 557 53 138 31 1 10 201 61 47 69 0 1 .248 .310 .361 .113 4 4
2006 PHI MLB NL 365 324 39 90 17 2 6 129 34 32 38 1 0 .278 .345 .398 .120 3 3
2006 MIL MLB NL 201 180 21 46 10 2 4 72 29 18 30 2 1 .256 .323 .400 .144 2 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
2006-09-14 2006-09-16 DTD 2 1 - Head Migraine - -
2006-04-05 2006-04-06 DTD 1 1 - Low Back Spasms - -
2005-09-28 2005-09-28 DTD 0 0 Right Fingers Dislocation Ring Finger - -
2005-07-11 2005-07-19 DTD 8 4 - Low Back Spasms - -
2005-05-01 2005-05-02 DTD 1 1 - Low Back Spasms - -
2004-08-08 2004-08-17 DTD 9 8 - Low Back Spasms - -
2004-07-17 2004-07-18 DTD 1 1 Right Thigh Strain Quadriceps - -
2004-06-04 2004-06-08 DTD 4 3 Left Hip Soreness - -
2004-03-12 2004-03-19 Camp 7 0 Right Shoulder Inflammation Tendonitis - -
2003-09-26 2003-09-29 DTD 3 3 - Low Back Spasms - -
2003-07-11 2003-09-23 15-DL 74 67 Low Back Cartilage Injury -
1997-04-29 1997-07-01 15-DL 63 57 Left Hand Fracture - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2006 MIL $4,500,000
2006 PHI $4,500,000
2005 PHI $4,500,000
2004 PHI $4,200,000
2003 PHI $3,000,000
2002 SFN $1,750,000
2001 SEA $2,200,000
2000 SEA $1,425,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
7 yrPrevious$26,075,000
7 yrTotal$26,075,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
10 y 48 dTom Reich4 yr/$17M (03-06) incl $0.8M sb

Details
  • acquired in trade from PHI 7/06
  • signed as a free agent from SF 11/02, 4 year/$17M (03-06), $0.8M signing bonus, 03:$3M, 04:$4.2M, 05:$4.5M, 06:$4.5M
  • declined 03 mutual option
  • 1 year/$2.2M+bonuses+$3.5M 03 mutual option, $0.5M buyout
  • 01:$1.75M+bonuses
  • acquired in trade from SEA 1/02
  • avoided arbitration 1/02 ($4M - $2.65M)

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
2010-01-28 14:00:00 (link to chat)The asking of the Gordon question makes me want to ask about Andy LaRoche. Is he going to take the next step forward with the bat and do you think he'll be able to make the move to 2b, or be traded when Alvarez is brought up?
(Mark from N.Y.)
I don't think LaRoche to second base is a realistic outcome. It's hard to know what's going to happen here, because LaRoche really looked like something special through his age-22 season, and even his age-23 season wasn't cause for alarm. Given that he's now heading into his age-26 season, I still haven't given up, but he's fallen into that David Bell/lesser Boone range of guys who are employable, but not necessarily much more than that. I figure it's Alvarez who may have to head to first base if they don't move LaRoche, but it's up to LaRoche's hitting as to whether or not that expectation stands up. (Christina Kahrl)
2010-01-06 13:00:00 (link to chat)FYI, next couple of HOF classes are thin. Best candidates for 2011 are Bagwell, Raffy Palmeiro (zero shot), Kevin Brown, Al Leiter and Larry Walker. Best candidates for 2012 are Bernie Williams, Tim Salmon and....I dunno, Carl Everett? Rick Helling?
(El Angelo from elangelo@gmail.com)
The 2012 class is thinner than prison gruel. Honestly there aren't five guys among this lot who would get more than a single paragraph out of me in the JAWS series:

Edgardo Alfonzo, Pedro Astacio, David Bell, Jeromy Burnitz, Vinny Castilla, Scott Erickson, Carl Everett, Jeff Fassero, Alex S. Gonzalez, Danny Graves, Rick Helling, Dustin Hermanson, Jose Hernandez, Brian Jordan, Matt Lawton, Javy Lopez, Bill Mueller, Terry Mulholland, Jeff Nelson, Phil Nevin, Brad Radke, Joe Randa, Tim Salmon, Ruben Sierra, Jose Vizcaino, Bernie Williams, Eric Young (Jay Jaffe)


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