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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
12 3171 .264 .327 .409 87 5.9
Birth Date9-6-1981
Height6' 3"
Weight230 lbs
Age37 years, 11 months, 14 days
BatsL
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
2005 KCA 23 130 491 110 29 4 7 40 107 1 7 2 .246 .309 .376 71 -17.0 3.7 -0.4 0.2
2006 KCA 24 109 439 114 21 7 18 40 85 2 10 0 .290 .357 .517 117 11.7 4.0 7.0 3.7
2007 KCA 25 144 608 155 31 8 7 55 127 3 13 5 .285 .353 .410 90 -5.5 2.4 23.0 3.1
2008 KCA 26 149 623 146 31 4 15 46 131 3 4 3 .255 .313 .402 82 -11.9 -1.2 2.3 0.2
2009 KCA 27 144 571 142 34 1 12 37 123 6 8 1 .271 .325 .408 86 -8.4 0.9 -14.0 -0.5
2010 CHA 28 77 262 60 13 2 4 25 61 0 3 5 .258 .327 .382 78 -6.2 -1.5 -5.1 -0.6
2011 CHA 29 51 130 24 3 0 3 12 28 0 0 1 .203 .277 .305 75 -3.5 -0.1 -0.8 -0.1
2011 TOR 29 27 47 8 1 0 1 4 17 0 0 0 .190 .261 .286 75 -1.3 0.3 0.2 0.0
Career83131717591632667259679154517.264.327.40987-42.18.512.05.9

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 VAN A- NWN 13 63 .000 .000 .000 .479 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 MOD A+ CLF 59 257 .000 .000 .000 .306 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 MOD A+ CLF 121 530 .000 .000 .000 .371 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 MID AA TXS 53 229 .000 .000 .000 .408 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 OMA AAA PCL 66 274 .000 .000 .000 .359 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 SAC AAA PCL 20 81 .000 .000 .000 .404 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 KCA MLB AL 130 491 .268 .325 .423 .308 104 -13.6 14.1 1.9 71 9 -0.4 3.7 -17.0 0.2
2005 OMA AAA PCL 8 34 .266 .332 .426 .389 90 1.9 0.5 0 107 0 -0.2 0.1 0.5 0.1
2006 KCA MLB AL 109 439 .267 .326 .427 .329 112 9.3 13.2 1.8 117 11 7.0 4.0 11.7 3.7
2006 OMA AAA PCL 24 98 .277 .344 .425 .431 95 12.9 2.7 0.1 184 0 -2.0 -0.1 9.5 1.0
2007 KCA MLB AL 144 608 .269 .334 .420 .359 103 -5.3 18.0 -6.6 90 7 23.0 2.4 -5.5 3.1
2008 KCA MLB AL 149 623 .268 .331 .421 .306 102 -9 18.0 -5.5 82 9 2.3 -1.2 -11.9 0.2
2009 KCA MLB AL 144 571 .267 .331 .426 .332 105 -6.3 16.4 -0.2 86 10 -14.0 0.9 -8.4 -0.5
2010 CHA MLB AL 77 262 .262 .329 .408 .329 114 -6.3 7.2 -0.4 78 9 -5.1 -1.5 -6.2 -0.6
2010 CHR AAA INT 11 46 .275 .336 .427 .462 101 3.3 1.4 -0.5 160 0 -0.4 0.1 3.0 0.4
2011 CHA MLB AL 51 130 .257 .319 .407 .241 104 -5.4 3.5 -0.2 75 9 -0.8 -0.1 -3.5 -0.1
2011 TOR MLB AL 27 47 .242 .305 .379 .292 105 -1.5 1.3 -0.3 75 9 0.2 0.3 -1.3 0.0
2011 CHR AAA INT 8 38 .255 .326 .397 .273 94 -1.3 1.2 -0.2 85 0 2.0 -0.1 -0.4 0.2
2012 SYR AAA INT 124 500 .251 .324 .382 .328 100 -10.2 14.9 -7.2 98 0 4.3 0.0 -0.5 1.1
2013 RNO AAA PCL 22 85 .271 .343 .414 .294 113 -3.5 2.4 -0.8 54 0 -0.6 0.9 -5.1 -0.3
2013 ROU AAA PCL 10 38 .250 .324 .372 .250 81 -4.7 1.1 0.1 54 0 -1.1 -0.7 -2.3 -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 VAN A- NWN 63 57 10 23 5 1 0 30 6 5 9 4 1 .404 .452 .526 .123 0 0
2002 MOD A+ CLF 257 234 25 56 9 1 1 70 26 21 53 1 2 .239 .307 .299 .060 0 0
2003 MOD A+ CLF 530 453 68 128 27 4 3 172 71 66 113 4 0 .283 .381 .380 .097 0 0
2004 MID AA TXS 229 197 31 66 15 4 6 107 36 29 44 0 0 .335 .423 .543 .208 0 0
2004 OMA AAA PCL 274 246 33 69 15 1 8 110 31 21 69 0 0 .280 .346 .447 .167 1 1
2004 SAC AAA PCL 81 69 9 19 8 0 0 27 10 11 22 0 1 .275 .383 .391 .116 0 0
2005 KCA MLB AL 491 447 60 110 29 4 7 168 55 40 107 7 2 .246 .309 .376 .130 1 2
2005 OMA AAA PCL 34 27 4 7 2 0 0 9 4 7 9 0 0 .259 .412 .333 .074 0 0
2006 KCA MLB AL 439 393 70 114 21 7 18 203 69 40 85 10 0 .290 .357 .517 .226 2 2
2006 OMA AAA PCL 98 79 14 30 8 4 2 52 14 19 12 0 0 .380 .500 .658 .278 0 0
2007 KCA MLB AL 608 544 78 155 31 8 7 223 60 55 127 13 5 .285 .353 .410 .125 2 4
2008 KCA MLB AL 623 572 66 146 31 4 15 230 59 46 131 4 3 .255 .313 .402 .147 2 0
2009 KCA MLB AL 571 524 69 142 34 1 12 214 50 37 123 8 1 .271 .325 .408 .137 2 2
2010 CHR AAA INT 46 33 7 12 2 0 0 14 4 10 7 0 0 .364 .523 .424 .061 0 0
2010 CHA MLB AL 262 233 31 60 13 2 4 89 25 25 61 3 5 .258 .327 .382 .124 2 2
2011 CHA MLB AL 130 118 11 24 3 0 3 36 11 12 28 0 1 .203 .277 .305 .102 0 0
2011 TOR MLB AL 47 42 3 8 1 0 1 12 3 4 17 0 0 .190 .261 .286 .095 0 1
2011 CHR AAA INT 38 31 1 6 1 0 0 7 3 7 9 0 0 .194 .342 .226 .032 0 0
2012 SYR AAA INT 500 450 60 117 28 4 3 162 63 45 102 9 3 .260 .328 .360 .100 3 0
2013 RNO AAA PCL 85 71 12 15 3 0 0 18 5 12 22 0 0 .211 .318 .254 .042 2 0
2013 ROU AAA PCL 38 35 1 6 0 0 0 6 2 3 11 0 0 .171 .237 .171 .000 0 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2008 2329 0.5049 0.4723 0.7600 0.6539 0.2871 0.8375 0.5801 0.2400 0.0038
2009 2149 0.4900 0.5040 0.7525 0.6486 0.3650 0.8184 0.6400 0.2475 0.0048
2010 1065 0.4836 0.4122 0.7517 0.5592 0.2745 0.8438 0.5762 0.2483 -0.0027
2011 654 0.5168 0.4251 0.7446 0.6272 0.2089 0.8349 0.4545 0.2554 0.0086
Career61970.49730.46800.75430.63300.30370.83170.58690.24570.0036

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.

2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

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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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