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PA AVG HR R RBI SB DRC+ WARP
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Birth Date3-13-1981
Height5' 10"
Weight205 lbs
Age38 years, 2 months, 12 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
0.42015
-0.92016
0.12017
2018
-0.52019
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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
2008 KCA 27 102 441 136 27 4 10 18 58 2 8 3 .325 .354 .480 108 5.2 4.3 5.3 3.3
2009 KCA 28 36 127 22 3 1 1 4 26 0 1 0 .183 .208 .250 57 -6.3 -0.2 2.4 0.1
2010 KCA 29 110 448 129 16 3 8 20 49 1 14 5 .304 .335 .413 104 2.7 1.5 3.4 2.1
2011 BOS 30 38 107 32 6 0 2 4 17 0 4 2 .317 .340 .436 90 -1.1 -0.2 0.8 0.3
2011 KCA 30 53 202 41 11 3 5 9 27 2 10 2 .222 .261 .395 90 -2.0 -1.7 0.3 0.3
2012 BOS 31 136 546 128 28 0 13 23 77 2 14 6 .250 .282 .381 85 -9.0 3.5 -1.9 1.5
2013 CLE 32 124 394 91 15 0 9 15 41 3 8 5 .252 .282 .368 88 -4.7 1.4 -2.6 0.7
2014 CLE 33 113 374 85 16 1 5 13 49 1 14 5 .247 .273 .343 80 -8.1 2.0 -1.0 0.3
2015 CLE 34 98 317 67 10 0 5 20 38 1 3 1 .231 .282 .317 76 -7.7 -0.7 3.0 0.4
2016 DET 35 68 181 35 5 1 1 9 27 2 2 2 .210 .258 .269 63 -7.6 -0.5 -5.1 -0.9
2017 MIA 36 37 97 20 2 0 1 6 15 2 0 0 .233 .298 .291 81 -2.0 -1.2 1.1 0.1
Career91532347861391360141424167831.261.295.37688-40.58.35.78.2

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 LG G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
2003 RY1 Rk AZL 0 230 .000 .000 .000 .399 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 WIL A+ CRL 126 510 .000 .000 .000 .332 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 WIC AA TXS 133 559 .271 .333 .418 .297 108 -0.7 13.2 4.5 92 0 -3.3 -1.4 -14.7 -0.2
2006 OMA AAA PCL 129 502 .263 .334 .402 .281 98 -7.8 14.4 1.1 88 0 3.3 2.5 -14.9 0.6
2007 OMA AAA PCL 133 581 .282 .347 .439 .304 103 3.6 17.3 3.7 97 0 3.6 1.6 -9.3 1.6
2008 KCA MLB AL 102 441 .269 .332 .426 .357 102 9.4 12.7 5 108 10 5.3 4.3 5.2 3.3
2008 OMA AAA PCL 51 227 .275 .343 .441 .343 104 15 7.0 1 146 0 9.0 -0.9 9.8 2.5
2009 KCA MLB AL 36 127 .272 .338 .436 .223 105 -12.7 3.7 1.6 57 10 2.4 -0.2 -6.3 0.1
2010 KCA MLB AL 110 448 .261 .324 .408 .327 111 -3.5 12.3 0.2 104 8 3.4 1.5 2.7 2.1
2010 OMA AAA PCL 17 75 .272 .339 .428 .305 104 -1.3 2.1 0.7 87 0 0.0 0.1 -1.8 0.1
2011 BOS MLB AL 38 107 .250 .312 .400 .361 109 0.9 2.9 0.4 90 11 0.8 -0.2 -1.1 0.3
2011 KCA MLB AL 53 202 .258 .325 .403 .231 111 -7.2 5.4 0.3 90 11 0.3 -1.7 -2.0 0.3
2011 OMA AAA PCL 35 150 .284 .354 .448 .291 93 3.6 4.7 2.1 111 0 8.8 -0.8 -0.1 1.4
2012 BOS MLB AL 136 546 .255 .317 .412 .269 104 -9.4 15.0 6.2 85 9 -1.9 3.5 -9.0 1.5
2013 CLE MLB AL 124 394 .256 .318 .401 .257 100 -8.5 10.4 2.3 88 12 -2.6 1.4 -4.7 0.7
2013 PUR int WBC 7 28 .000 .000 .000 .240 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2014 CLE MLB AL 113 374 .254 .316 .393 .271 103 -10 9.6 0.4 80 10 -1.0 2.0 -8.1 0.3
2015 CLE MLB AL 98 317 .254 .315 .404 .250 108 -16.4 8.6 0.7 76 8 3.0 -0.7 -7.7 0.4
2016 DET MLB AL 68 181 .253 .316 .411 .245 109 -12.1 5.1 -0.8 63 11 -5.1 -0.5 -7.6 -0.9
2017 MIA MLB NL 37 97 .256 .325 .434 .271 96 -4.7 2.8 0.7 81 15 1.1 -1.2 -2.0 0.1
2017 NWO AAA PCL 55 196 .278 .343 .431 .325 92 1.8 5.8 -0.4 83 0 -5.0 -1.2 -5.5 -0.6

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
2003 RY1 Rk AZL 230 212 51 77 19 5 6 124 39 13 28 11 5 .363 .413 .585 .222 0 0
2004 WIL A+ CRL 510 463 66 139 40 4 6 205 68 39 57 2 5 .300 .355 .443 .143 1 1
2005 WIC AA TXS 559 521 79 146 33 6 14 233 80 30 64 11 6 .280 .319 .447 .167 2 2
2006 OMA AAA PCL 502 469 52 124 21 3 8 175 47 28 48 14 5 .264 .309 .373 .109 0 0
2007 OMA AAA PCL 581 538 78 159 27 6 17 249 77 30 59 5 5 .296 .332 .463 .167 5 5
2008 OMA AAA PCL 227 214 42 72 21 6 10 135 42 11 23 3 0 .336 .372 .631 .294 0 0
2008 KCA MLB AL 441 419 68 136 27 4 10 201 51 18 58 8 3 .325 .354 .480 .155 2 0
2009 KCA MLB AL 127 120 10 22 3 1 1 30 8 4 26 1 0 .183 .208 .250 .067 1 2
2010 KCA MLB AL 448 424 63 129 16 3 8 175 32 20 49 14 5 .304 .335 .413 .108 3 0
2010 OMA AAA PCL 75 70 8 19 3 1 1 27 8 4 10 0 0 .271 .320 .386 .114 0 0
2011 OMA AAA PCL 150 140 21 43 8 2 9 82 25 6 17 6 4 .307 .329 .586 .279 3 1
2011 BOS MLB AL 107 101 17 32 6 0 2 44 8 4 17 4 2 .317 .340 .436 .119 1 1
2011 KCA MLB AL 202 185 14 41 11 3 5 73 31 9 27 10 2 .222 .261 .395 .173 3 3
2012 BOS MLB AL 546 512 57 128 28 0 13 195 60 23 77 14 6 .250 .282 .381 .131 6 3
2013 CLE MLB AL 394 361 54 91 15 0 9 133 46 15 41 8 5 .252 .282 .368 .116 8 7
2013 PUR int WBC 28 24 3 7 1 0 1 11 8 2 0 1 0 .292 .321 .458 .167 2 0
2014 CLE MLB AL 374 344 38 85 16 1 5 118 39 13 49 14 5 .247 .273 .343 .096 5
2015 CLE MLB AL 317 290 37 67 10 0 5 92 17 20 38 3 1 .231 .282 .317 .086 1 5
2016 DET MLB AL 181 167 17 35 5 1 1 45 6 9 27 2 2 .210 .258 .269 .060 0 3
2017 NWO AAA PCL 196 178 22 52 8 2 1 67 24 10 24 1 2 .292 .326 .376 .084 4 3
2017 MIA MLB NL 97 86 5 20 2 0 1 25 8 6 15 0 0 .233 .298 .291 .058 0 3

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2008 1476 0.4905 0.5163 0.8307 0.6630 0.3750 0.8854 0.7376 0.1693 0.0222
2009 485 0.4907 0.4598 0.7982 0.6303 0.2955 0.8467 0.6986 0.2018 0.0181
2010 1556 0.5071 0.4923 0.8655 0.6502 0.3299 0.9181 0.7589 0.1345 0.0192
2011 1046 0.5143 0.5019 0.8324 0.6561 0.3386 0.8839 0.7267 0.1676 0.0015
2012 1950 0.5169 0.4779 0.8305 0.6151 0.3312 0.8919 0.7083 0.1695 0.0114
2013 1369 0.5055 0.4858 0.8617 0.6329 0.3353 0.9315 0.7269 0.1383 0.0205
2014 1344 0.4859 0.4769 0.8440 0.6126 0.3488 0.9275 0.7054 0.1560 0.0119
2015 1194 0.4992 0.4405 0.8536 0.5906 0.2910 0.9347 0.6897 0.1464 -0.0011
2016 673 0.4814 0.4606 0.8226 0.6111 0.3209 0.9091 0.6696 0.1774 0.0000
2017 352 0.4830 0.4574 0.8571 0.6588 0.2692 0.9286 0.6939 0.1429 0.0000
Career114450.50080.48150.84220.63080.33170.90750.71750.15780.0121

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
2014-09-02 2014-09-11 DTD 9 8 - Head Concussion Diving Catch -
2014-06-07 2014-06-11 DTD 4 4 - Sprain -
2012-07-29 2012-08-03 DTD 5 5 - Turf Toe - -
2012-07-21 2012-07-22 DTD 1 1 - Sprain Turf Toe - -
2012-07-01 2012-07-01 DTD 0 0 - General Medical Illness - -
2009-05-24 2009-10-05 60-DL 134 119 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2009-07-07
2009-05-15 2009-05-20 DTD 5 4 Right Forearm Soreness Since Spring Training -
2008-09-01 2008-09-02 DTD 1 0 Right Fingers Contusion Index Finger -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2017 MIA $
2016 DET $2,000,000
2015 CLE $3,500,000
2014 CLE $3,500,000
2013 CLE $2,250,000
2012 BOS $1,200,000
2011 KCA $640,000
2010 KCA $429,000
2009 KCA $424,500
YearsDescriptionSalary
8 yrPrevious$13,943,500
8 yrTotal$13,943,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
8 y 137 dLegacy Agency1 year (2017)

Details
  • 1 year (2017). Signed by Miami as a free agent 5/4/17 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Miami 5/12/17. DFA by Miami 5/17/17. Contract selected by Miami 7/25/17.
  • 1 year/$2M (2016). Signed by Detroit as a free agent 12/18/15. May earn additional $0.3M in performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 150, 175, 200, 225, 250, 275 plate appearances. Acquired by Atlanta in trade from Detroit 8/16/16, with Braves paying Tigers an undisclosed amount of cash in the deal. DFA by Atlanta 8/17/16.
  • 2 years/$6M (2013-14), plus 2015 club option. Signed extension with Cleveland 2/7/13 ($3.4M-$2.4M). $1M signing bonus. 13:$1.75M, 14:$3M, 15:$3.5M club option, $0.25M buyout. Annual performance bonuses: $0.1M for 550 plate appearances. $0.2M each for 600, 625 PA. Cleveland exercised 2015 option 10/31/14. Placed on restricted list 5/15/15. Reinstated 5/18/15.
  • 1 year/$1.2M (2012). Signed by Boston 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration). Acquired by Toronto in trade from Boston 10/20/12 (compensation for manager John Farrell). Acquired by Cleveland in trade from Toronto 11/3/12.
  • 1 year/$0.64M (2011). Re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/11. Acquired by Boston in trade from Kansas City 7/30/11.
  • 1 year/$0.429M (2010). Re-signed by Kansas City 2/26/10. Optioned to Triple-A 4/11/10. Recalled 5/2/10.
  • 1 year/$0.4245M (2009). Renewed by Kansas City 3/3/09 (split contract, $157,300 in minors).
  • 1 year (2008). Contract purchased by Kansas City 5/29/08.
  • Drafted by Kansas City 2003 (7-192) (Concordia College, N.Y.). $1,000 signing bonus.

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
90o 381 40 95 18 2 7 39 27 64 3 2 .278 .336 .404 90 8.6 3B -2, SS 0 0.8
80o 362 36 86 16 2 6 35 24 62 2 2 .264 .320 .380 82 3.6 3B -2, SS 0 0.3
70o 348 33 79 15 1 6 33 22 61 2 2 .252 .307 .363 76 0.4 3B -2, SS 0 -0.1
60o 336 31 74 14 1 5 31 21 59 2 2 .243 .297 .345 72 -2.2 3B -2, SS 0 -0.4
50o 325 29 69 13 1 5 29 20 58 2 2 .235 .288 .337 67 -4.5 3B -2, SS 0 -0.6
40o 314 28 65 12 1 5 27 18 57 2 1 .228 .279 .330 63 -6.6 3B -2, SS 0 -0.8
30o 302 26 59 11 1 4 26 17 55 2 1 .215 .266 .305 58 -8.6 3B -2, SS 0 -1.0
20o 288 24 55 10 1 4 24 16 54 2 1 .209 .261 .300 52 -10.8 3B -2, SS 0 -1.3
10o 269 21 48 9 1 3 21 14 51 1 1 .195 .242 .276 45 -13.5 3B -1, SS 0 -1.5
Weighted Mean3293070131530205822.236.289.33769-3.83B -2, SS 0-0.5

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2013-09-12 18:00:00 (link to chat)We just started round 1 of the playoffs, and my shortstop situation is dire. Who would you choose the rest of the season among Asdrubal Cabrera, Yunel Escobar, and Jose Iglesias?
(Alex from Anaheim)
Hi Alex. That's pretty dire.

This answer depends mostly on the rest of your roster. I think I'd stay away from Iglesias. He has already cooled off, and while he is in a strong line-up (which helps with the runs/RBI), I think he's the weakest choice of the three. That leaves Cabrera and Escobar. Escobar is the safer choice while Asdrual has the higher ceiling. If you need to play it safe, I'd go with Yunel. But the more I look at the two, I think I'd roll the dice on Cabrera. Cabrera's bad year is almost as good as Yunel's 2013. Assuming Cabrera's healthy, he should put up similar numbers. The only drawback with Cabrera is that he has been sitting at time for Mike Aviles. Still, I'd take the shot on Cabrera bouncing back this month. (Mike Gianella)
2013-06-20 13:00:00 (link to chat)For rest of season bench spot (2b/3b/ss) in AL Only, Maicer Izturis or Mike Aviles?
(Brian from Boston)
I'll take Aviles. Nothing special, but offers a bit of everything. (Paul Sporer)
2012-12-20 14:00:00 (link to chat)Hi Daniel. In your opinion is Cleveland really going to play Lonnie Chisenhall and if so what do you think he is capable of? Also in this vein is Mastroianni going to be the CF placeholder to start the season in Minnesota at least until Aaron Hicks proves he can hit AAA pitching and is called up? Thank you.
(michaelmcduffe from ottawa)
Hi, michaelmcduffe. Given the state of the free-agent pickings, I do expect Chisenhall to start the year as Cleveland's third baseman, perhaps with Mike Aviles spelling him against some left-handed pitchers. He should offer solid defense and enough bat to be a passable regular, with a chance to become above-average down the road.

Meanwhile, the Twins don't seem to be in any rush, so Mastroianni-to-Hicks appears to be the plan. (Daniel Rathman)
2012-04-17 13:00:00 (link to chat)Hey Bradley. The first ten days of the Bobby Valentine Era in Boston haven't been the most smooth. Starting pitchers staying well past their due dates, calling out well-liked hard working players in the media, and lets not forget installing Nick Punto and Mike Aviles in the lead-off spot. Tell me it's going to get better.
(mattymatty2000 from Portland, OR)
At what point do we start blaming the players for some of the clubhouse chaos occurring in Boston? Yeah, I know My Bobby Valentine (if I keep saying it, it will catch on, yeah?) has made some, shall we say, "curious" decisions since the start of the season, but this is two highly-regarded and well-respected skippers they've turned against in less than a year. Who are the leaders in the Red Sox clubhouse? (Bradley Ankrom)
2012-03-08 15:00:00 (link to chat)What are your thoughts on Eduardo Nunez long-term?
(Dennis Castro from NY, NY)
Get the hell outta my office!

Well, I suppose I'll answer your question first. I see Nunez as a better version of Mike Aviles long-term. I don't think he'll ever be an everyday player for the Yankees, but I could see him as a fill-in at multiple positions who mashes lefties and offers a useful power/speed combination off the bench. (Daniel Rathman)
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)
2010-05-11 16:30:00 (link to chat)Mike Aviles and Kila Kaaihue... Building blocks, or handy patchwork?
(Stump from Columbia, MO)
Aviles is already 29, so I definitely wouldn't call him a building block. Ka'aihue is younger, but my impression was that his upside isn't all that high. Still, he's useful to have around for sure. (Matt Swartz)
2008-06-23 12:00:00 (link to chat)Other than recalling Billy Butler, do the Royals have anything in the wind in terms of personnel moves? Wouldn't David DeJesus be a nice fit for the North Siders?
(BL from Bozeman, MT)
Butler would be the main move the Royals would make right now. I think DeJesus would indeed make a nice addition for the Cubs and the Royals should think about trading him if they can get a good return. How about that Mike Aviles, though? He can't sustain it but it's been a neat little run for the stocky shortstop. (John Perrotto)


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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