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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
12 3171 .264 .327 .409 .248 6.2
Birth Date9-6-1981
Height6' 3"
Weight230 lbs
Age36 years, 7 months, 19 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2005 KCA 23 130 491 447 60 110 29 4 7 168 40 107 1 1 2 55 7 2 .246 .309 .376 .234 6.1 -0.2 0.6
2006 KCA 24 109 439 393 70 114 21 7 18 203 40 85 2 2 2 69 10 0 .290 .357 .517 .279 28.3 7.0 3.4
2007 KCA 25 144 608 544 78 155 31 8 7 223 55 127 3 2 4 60 13 5 .285 .353 .410 .252 8.5 21.8 3.0
2008 KCA 26 149 623 572 66 146 31 4 15 230 46 131 3 2 0 59 4 3 .255 .313 .402 .247 2.3 2.3 0.5
2009 KCA 27 144 571 524 69 142 34 1 12 214 37 123 6 2 2 50 8 1 .271 .325 .408 .250 10.8 -14.0 -0.3
2010 CHA 28 77 262 233 31 60 13 2 4 89 25 61 0 2 2 25 3 5 .258 .327 .382 .237 -1.0 -5.1 -0.6
2011 CHA 29 51 130 118 11 24 3 0 3 36 12 28 0 0 0 11 0 1 .203 .277 .305 .217 -2.2 -0.8 -0.3
2011 TOR 29 27 47 42 3 8 1 0 1 12 4 17 0 0 1 3 0 0 .190 .261 .286 .227 -0.2 0.2 0.0
Career83131712873388759163266711752596791511133324517.264.327.409.24852.711.16.2

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 G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
2002 VAN A- 13 63 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .479 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 MOD A+ 59 257 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .306 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 MOD A+ 121 530 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .371 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 MID AA 53 229 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .408 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 OMA AAA 66 274 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .359 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 SAC AAA 20 81 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .404 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 KCA MLB 130 491 .234 .268 .325 .423 .260 .308 104 -13.6 14.1 1.9 -0.2 3.7 6.1 0.6 6.1 0.6
2005 OMA AAA 8 34 .354 .266 .332 .426 .278 .389 90 1.9 0.5 0 -0.2 0.1 2.5 0.2 2.5 0.2
2006 KCA MLB 109 439 .279 .267 .326 .427 .252 .329 112 9.3 13.2 1.8 7.0 4.0 28.3 3.4 28.3 3.4
2006 OMA AAA 24 98 .389 .277 .344 .425 .270 .431 95 12.9 2.7 0.1 -2.0 -0.1 15.6 1.3 15.6 1.3
2007 KCA MLB 144 608 .252 .269 .334 .420 .262 .359 103 -5.3 18.0 -6.6 21.8 2.4 8.5 3.0 8.5 3.0
2008 KCA MLB 149 623 .247 .268 .331 .421 .260 .306 102 -9 18.0 -5.5 2.3 -1.2 2.3 0.5 2.3 0.5
2009 KCA MLB 144 571 .250 .267 .331 .426 .260 .332 105 -6.3 16.4 -0.2 -14.0 0.9 10.8 -0.3 10.8 -0.3
2010 CHA MLB 77 262 .237 .262 .329 .408 .257 .329 114 -6.3 7.2 -0.4 -5.1 -1.5 -1.0 -0.6 -1.0 -0.6
2010 CHR AAA 11 46 .321 .275 .336 .427 .259 .462 101 3.1 1.4 -0.5 -0.4 0.1 4.2 0.4 4.2 0.4
2011 CHA MLB 51 130 .217 .257 .319 .407 .262 .241 104 -5.4 3.5 -0.2 -0.8 -0.1 -2.2 -0.3 -2.2 -0.3
2011 TOR MLB 27 47 .227 .242 .305 .379 .248 .292 106 -1.5 1.3 -0.3 0.2 0.3 -0.2 0.0 -0.2 0.0
2011 CHR AAA 8 38 .232 .255 .326 .397 .257 .273 95 -1.3 1.2 -0.2 2.0 -0.1 -0.4 0.2 -0.4 0.2
2012 SYR AAA 124 500 .242 .251 .324 .382 .251 .328 100 -10.1 14.9 -7.2 4.3 -0.0 -2.4 0.2 -2.4 0.2
2013 RNO AAA 22 85 .222 .271 .343 .414 .268 .294 113 -3.5 2.4 -0.8 -0.6 0.9 -1.1 -0.2 -1.1 -0.2
2013 ROU AAA 10 38 .146 .250 .324 .372 .264 .250 82 -4.7 1.1 0.1 -1.1 -0.7 -4.2 -0.5 -4.2 -0.5

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2002 MOD A+ 257 25 56 9 1 1 26 21 53 1 2 .239 .307 .299 .060 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 VAN A- 63 10 23 5 1 0 6 5 9 4 1 .404 .452 .526 .123 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 MOD A+ 530 68 128 27 4 3 71 66 113 4 0 .283 .381 .380 .097 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 OMA AAA 274 33 69 15 1 8 31 21 69 0 0 .280 .346 .447 .167 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 SAC AAA 81 9 19 8 0 0 10 11 22 0 1 .275 .383 .391 .116 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 MID AA 229 31 66 15 4 6 36 29 44 0 0 .335 .423 .543 .208 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 OMA AAA 34 4 7 2 0 0 4 7 9 0 0 .259 .412 .333 .074 .354 2.5 -0.2 0.2
2005 KCA MLB 491 60 110 29 4 7 55 40 107 7 2 .246 .309 .376 .130 .234 6.1 -0.2 0.6
2006 OMA AAA 98 14 30 8 4 2 14 19 12 0 0 .380 .500 .658 .278 .389 15.6 -2.0 1.3
2006 KCA MLB 439 70 114 21 7 18 69 40 85 10 0 .290 .357 .517 .226 .279 28.3 7.0 3.4
2007 KCA MLB 608 78 155 31 8 7 60 55 127 13 5 .285 .353 .410 .125 .252 8.5 21.8 3.0
2008 KCA MLB 623 66 146 31 4 15 59 46 131 4 3 .255 .313 .402 .147 .247 2.3 2.3 0.5
2009 KCA MLB 571 69 142 34 1 12 50 37 123 8 1 .271 .325 .408 .137 .250 10.8 -14.0 -0.3
2010 CHR AAA 46 7 12 2 0 0 4 10 7 0 0 .364 .523 .424 .061 .321 4.2 -0.4 0.4
2010 CHA MLB 262 31 60 13 2 4 25 25 61 3 5 .258 .327 .382 .124 .237 -1.0 -5.1 -0.6
2011 CHR AAA 38 1 6 1 0 0 3 7 9 0 0 .194 .342 .226 .032 .232 -0.4 2.0 0.2
2011 TOR MLB 47 3 8 1 0 1 3 4 17 0 0 .190 .261 .286 .095 .227 -0.2 0.2 0.0
2011 CHA MLB 130 11 24 3 0 3 11 12 28 0 1 .203 .277 .305 .102 .217 -2.2 -0.8 -0.3
2012 SYR AAA 500 60 117 28 4 3 63 45 102 9 3 .260 .328 .360 .100 .242 -2.4 4.3 0.2
2013 RNO AAA 85 12 15 3 0 0 5 12 22 0 0 .211 .318 .254 .042 .222 -1.1 -0.6 -0.2
2013 ROU AAA 38 1 6 0 0 0 2 3 11 0 0 .171 .237 .171 .000 .146 -4.2 -1.1 -0.5

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT CSAA_CHANCES CSAA_RT
2008 2329 0.5071 0.4723 0.7600 0.6537 0.2857 0.8381 0.5762 0.2400 964 0.003845
2009 2149 0.4821 0.5040 0.7525 0.6535 0.3648 0.8154 0.6478 0.2475 822 0.004846
2010 1065 0.5005 0.4122 0.7517 0.5629 0.2613 0.8500 0.5396 0.2483 502 -0.002654
2011 654 0.5107 0.4251 0.7446 0.6138 0.2281 0.8244 0.5205 0.2554 305 0.008619
Career61970.49770.4680.75430.63380.30290.83080.58890.2457765.81150.0036

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
2011-05-12 2011-06-05 15-DL 24 22 Right Abdomen Strain Oblique -
2010-05-31 2010-08-13 15-DL 74 65 Right Fingers Surgery Middle Finger Fracture 2010-06-03
2010-03-21 2010-03-23 Camp 2 0 Right Elbow Soreness -
2009-09-25 2009-09-27 DTD 2 2 Low Back Soreness -
2009-09-12 2009-09-22 DTD 10 9 Low Back Soreness -
2009-08-01 2009-08-01 DTD 0 0 Low Back Tightness -
2008-03-04 2008-03-07 Camp 3 0 Arm Soreness -
2007-08-19 2007-09-03 15-DL 15 14 Left Elbow Hyperextension and Muscle Strain -
2006-09-06 2006-10-02 DTD 26 22 Right Shoulder Surgery Labrum 2006-09-08
2006-04-22 2006-04-25 DTD 3 2 Right Shoulder Soreness -
2006-03-23 2006-03-26 Camp 3 0 Back Stiffness -
2005-07-02 2005-07-04 DTD 2 2 Right Groin Soreness -
2005-05-19 2005-05-19 DTD 0 0 Low Back Tightness -
2005-04-12 2005-05-03 15-DL 21 18 Low Back Strain -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 SFN $
2013 ARI $
2012 TOR $5,500,000
2011 CHA $4,750,000
2010 CHA $2,250,000
2010 KCA $1,500,000
2009 KCA $3,575,000
2008 KCA $2,337,500
2007 KCA $416,000
2006 KCA $344,500
2005 KCA $316,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
8 yrPrevious$20,989,000
8 yrTotal$20,989,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
6 y 155 dCAA (Jeff Berry)1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by San Francisco as a free agent 2/15/14 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by Arizona as a free agent 11/24/12 (minor-league contract). Acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Arizona 4/30/13 (deal voided, returned to Arizona 5/3/13). Released by Arizona 5/20/13. Signed by Texas as a free agent 5/23/13 (minor-league contract). Released by Texas 6/3/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by Washington as a free agent 2/6/12 (minor-league contract).
  • 3 years/$14M (2010-12). Signed extension with Chicago White Sox 12/8/09. 10:$3.75M, 11:$4.75M, 12:$5.5M. Acquired by Toronto in trade from Chicago White Sox 7/27/11. DFA by Toronto 1/9/12.
  • 1 year/$3.575M (2009). Re-signed by Kansas City 2/8/09 (avoided arbitration, $3.85M-$2.75M). Acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Kansas City 11/6/09 (Royals pay White Sox $1.5M).
  • 1 year/$2.3375M (2008). Re-signed by Kansas City 2/7/08 (avoided arbitration, $2.9M-$1.9M). Award bonus: $50,000 for All-Star.
  • 1 year/$0.416M (2007). Re-signed by Kansas City 3/07.
  • 1 year/$0.3445M (2006). Re-signed by Kansas City 2/06. Optioned to Triple-A 5/5/06. Recalled 6/3/06.
  • 1 year/$0.316M (2005). Re-signed by Kansas City 2/05 (split contract, $13,800 in minors).
  • 1 year (2004). Acquired by Kansas City in trade from Oakland 6/04. Contract purchased 11/04.
  • Drafted by Oakland 2002 (1s-39) (St. Mary's, Calif.). $0.725M signing bonus.

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2011-03-09 13:00:00 (link to chat)I see Utley's injury as evidence the baseball Gods are frowning on the Phillies for altering the space time continuum in acquiring Cliff Lee. Would Mike Aviles make sense for them? I haven't seen him in any of the speculation currently being tossed around.
(kcroyalsguy from KC)
The Phillies are not going to have a good offense this year. Like their offense will be such that if there was a betting establishment offering you a line of 97 wins, you would be well-served taking the under. As for Aviles, he isn't going to be part of the Royals' future, so sure. Polanco could also probably fill in at 2nd and they could trade for Mark Teahen to play third. I don't know. I'm just not sure the Phillies need to look for stop-gaps. They lost Werth, Howard and Ibanez are platoon players, Dom Brown is hurt and probably wasn't ready anyway. I guess they do have a good starting rotation, from what I hear. (Jeremy Greenhouse)
2010-07-23 13:00:00 (link to chat)Hardest player name for you to spell?
(dianagramr from NYC)
I can spell Doug Mientkiewicz and Jarrod Saltalamacchia with the best of them, and I know my Derrek Lee, my Derrick Turnbow and my Derek Jeter, to say nothing of my Jarrod Washburn and my Jered Weaver and my Jaret Wright. I was a spelling bee champ in sixth grade, and also finished second in fourth and third in fifth.

The one that gets me is Mark Teahen. I ALWAYS spell it Teahan, and right now I just had to look again to see that I got it correct. (Jay Jaffe)
2009-09-02 13:00:00 (link to chat)I was thinking of a prospect with a big bat who is close to the majors.
(Jake H from Kansas City)
I think the problem you would run into with such a proposal is how teams are seemingly starting to realize that, while perhaps not ANYONE could be a closer, turning a setup guy into one or a 7th inning guy into one might be more wise than shelling out $10-12 mil for someone with a 4-yr track record of success. I'm thinking specifically about the Braves in this case... like I wouldn't trade Heyward for Soria even if Rafael Soriano/Mike Gonzalez aren't traditional closers. I still think Soria could be traded for 2-3 good, not great pieces better than the likes of guys like Mark Teahen, but not one big guy that will just transform the franchise. (Eric Seidman)
2009-07-30 14:00:00 (link to chat)any chance the cubs will try and pick up a 4th OF type with reed johnson's injury?
(mike from chicago)
They're looking around for some bench help and Mark Teahen is one name I'm hearing. (John Perrotto)
2009-02-10 14:00:00 (link to chat)Mark Teahen at 2B - a worthwhile shot, or a waste of time?
(BL from Bozeman)
It can't hurt to try it, but I'm not optimistic about the outcome. Still, while they wait until they can find a dance partner to talk trade later this spring, it's worth exploring. I still have my hopes that Alberto Callaspo pans out, and it isn't like Esteban German getting the job would be an unhappy development. There's only one outright wrong answer, and its name is Bloomquist. (Christina Kahrl)


BP Roundtables

DateRoundtable NameComment
2008-09-29 10:30:00Tigers/White Sox Play-In GameGreg Pizzo (China, Maine) asks: "Does the terrific September by the Royals mean anything? Before the season started, we probably would have thought 75 wins was pretty good, but did they find out anything about their 2009 Royals using this September?"

I'm not so sure all that much progress was made. Guys like Billy Butler and Alex Gordon didn't take steps forward, they got a harsh reminder that Brian Bannister doesn't have a lot of upside, and even things that were good for them to have sorted out--like Tony Pena Jr. and Mark Teahen aren't regulars--didn't necessarily turn out perfectly well. It seems that guys like David DeJesus and Mike Aviles need to move from center and short, respectively. Their defense is a bit of a mess, there are questions over who plays where, and there's a mistake like the Jose Guillen contract to live down. On the plus side, Hillman seemed to get his bullpen sorted out well enough, Greinke's settling in, and Hochevar and Davies don't seem too far behind. They're still a few Gloads shy of having all the bricks to build a lasting foundation, but they're getting there. (Christina Kahrl)
 

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