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Jeff Baker 1B

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
13 1958 .264 .318 .432 86 -0.1
Birth Date6-21-1981
Height6' 2"
Weight220 lbs
Age38 years, 3 months, 3 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
2005 COL 24 12 43 8 4 0 1 5 12 0 0 0 .211 .302 .395 71 -1.5 0.6 -1.6 -0.1
2006 COL 25 18 58 21 7 2 5 1 14 0 2 0 .368 .379 .825 102 0.4 -0.3 -1.2 0.0
2007 COL 26 85 159 32 2 2 4 13 40 2 0 0 .222 .296 .347 76 -4.3 0.2 0.1 -0.1
2008 COL 27 104 333 80 22 1 12 26 85 1 4 0 .268 .322 .468 86 -5.0 0.0 1.3 0.4
2009 CHN 28 69 224 62 15 1 4 17 46 2 0 0 .305 .362 .448 86 -3.2 -1.2 3.6 0.5
2009 COL 28 12 24 3 0 1 0 1 7 0 1 0 .130 .167 .217 84 -0.4 0.0 0.1 0.0
2010 CHN 29 79 224 56 13 2 4 16 50 1 1 0 .272 .326 .413 87 -3.0 -0.6 1.1 0.4
2011 CHN 30 81 212 54 12 1 3 10 46 0 0 0 .269 .302 .383 83 -3.7 2.5 -3.9 -0.1
2012 ATL 31 14 20 2 0 0 0 1 10 0 0 0 .105 .150 .105 67 -0.7 0.0 -0.5 -0.1
2012 CHN 31 54 144 36 10 1 4 8 28 0 4 1 .269 .306 .448 67 -5.4 -0.3 -2.9 -0.7
2012 DET 31 15 37 7 2 0 0 2 10 0 0 0 .200 .243 .257 71 -1.2 -0.1 -0.9 -0.1
2013 TEX 32 74 175 43 8 0 11 18 48 2 1 0 .279 .360 .545 125 5.0 -1.8 -3.1 0.3
2014 MIA 33 90 225 55 10 4 3 13 51 1 1 0 .264 .307 .394 81 -4.6 -2.0 -2.1 -0.5
2015 MIA 34 41 80 15 3 0 3 8 25 0 0 0 .208 .288 .375 82 -1.4 0.1 -1.3 -0.1
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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
2003 ASH A SAL 70 305 .000 .000 .000 .376 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 VIS A+ CLF 72 321 .000 .000 .000 .414 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 TUL AA TXS 24 99 .000 .000 .000 .354 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 COL MLB NL 12 43 .272 .336 .440 .280 119 -1.7 1.2 0.2 71 13 -1.6 0.6 -1.5 -0.1
2005 CSP AAA PCL 61 248 .281 .347 .446 .337 102 5.5 6.1 0.8 111 0 0.9 1.3 4.7 1.3
2006 COL MLB NL 18 58 .266 .341 .435 .421 109 7.4 1.7 -0.6 102 18 -1.2 -0.3 0.4 0.0
2006 CSP AAA PCL 128 538 .273 .344 .422 .360 114 12.2 15.0 -5.5 120 0 -7.9 -0.5 14.4 1.5
2007 COL MLB NL 85 159 .267 .334 .419 .280 111 -9.4 4.7 -1.4 76 11 0.1 0.2 -4.3 -0.1
2007 CSP AAA PCL 7 27 .265 .323 .414 .294 99 -1.3 0.8 -0.5 72 0 -0.2 -0.2 -0.8 -0.1
2008 COL MLB NL 104 333 .271 .336 .428 .327 107 -2 9.6 -1.6 86 12 1.3 0.0 -5.0 0.4
2009 CHN MLB NL 69 224 .262 .333 .420 .374 97 6.6 6.4 -0.2 86 13 3.6 -1.2 -3.2 0.5
2009 COL MLB NL 12 24 .246 .309 .400 .188 104 -4.4 0.7 0 84 13 0.1 0.0 -0.4 0.0
2009 MOD A+ CLF 2 6 .335 .375 .585 .500 93 1.6 0.2 0 126 0 -0.1 0.0 0.2 0.0
2009 CSP AAA PCL 7 27 .268 .350 .416 .211 99 1.8 0.8 -0.2 100 0 -0.4 0.1 0.1 0.0
2010 CHN MLB NL 79 224 .260 .328 .404 .340 97 -0.3 6.2 -0.1 87 10 1.1 -0.6 -3.0 0.4
2011 CHN MLB NL 81 212 .255 .317 .397 .333 102 -2.5 5.7 -1.5 83 10 -3.9 2.5 -3.7 -0.1
2011 IOW AAA PCL 3 10 .277 .352 .419 .333 101 0.3 0.3 -0.1 85 0 -0.1 -0.2 -0.2 0.0
2012 ATL MLB NL 14 20 .253 .311 .384 .222 94 -3.1 0.5 -0.1 67 14 -0.5 0.0 -0.7 -0.1
2012 CHN MLB NL 54 144 .256 .318 .403 .308 99 0.5 3.9 -1.6 67 14 -2.9 -0.3 -5.4 -0.7
2012 DET MLB AL 15 37 .257 .321 .432 .280 108 -2.2 1.0 -0.2 71 14 -0.9 -0.1 -1.2 -0.1
2013 TEX MLB AL 74 175 .256 .321 .405 .333 101 9.6 4.6 -1.6 125 13 -3.1 -1.8 5.0 0.3
2013 FRI AA TEX 3 11 .237 .281 .376 .222 100 -1.5 0.3 -0.1 52 0 -0.1 0.0 -0.8 -0.1
2014 MIA MLB NL 90 225 .248 .312 .380 .331 98 0.9 5.8 -1.9 81 12 -2.1 -2.0 -4.6 -0.5
2015 MIA MLB NL 41 80 .251 .313 .385 .273 91 1.3 2.2 -0.9 82 14 -1.3 0.1 -1.4 -0.1

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 ASH A SAL 305 263 44 76 17 0 11 126 44 30 79 4 2 .289 .381 .479 .190 0 0
2004 VIS A+ CLF 321 267 60 88 23 1 11 146 64 47 70 1 0 .330 .441 .547 .217 0 0
2004 TUL AA TXS 99 91 10 27 5 1 4 46 20 7 22 1 0 .297 .347 .505 .209 0 0
2005 COL MLB NL 43 38 6 8 4 0 1 15 4 5 12 0 0 .211 .302 .395 .184 0 0
2005 CSP AAA PCL 248 228 40 69 16 1 10 117 41 16 44 3 1 .303 .350 .513 .211 1 1
2006 COL MLB NL 58 57 13 21 7 2 5 47 21 1 14 2 0 .368 .379 .825 .456 0 0
2006 CSP AAA PCL 538 482 71 147 30 4 20 245 108 46 110 7 1 .305 .371 .508 .203 1 1
2007 COL MLB NL 159 144 17 32 2 2 4 50 12 13 40 0 0 .222 .296 .347 .125 0 0
2007 CSP AAA PCL 27 26 3 6 1 0 1 10 2 1 8 0 0 .231 .259 .385 .154 0 0
2008 COL MLB NL 333 299 55 80 22 1 12 140 48 26 85 4 0 .268 .322 .468 .201 6 1
2009 CSP AAA PCL 27 23 3 5 2 0 1 10 1 4 3 0 0 .217 .333 .435 .217 0 0
2009 MOD A+ CLF 6 5 1 2 1 0 0 3 1 1 1 0 0 .400 .500 .600 .200 0 0
2009 CHN MLB NL 224 203 27 62 15 1 4 91 21 17 46 0 0 .305 .362 .448 .143 2 0
2009 COL MLB NL 24 23 0 3 0 1 0 5 3 1 7 1 0 .130 .167 .217 .087 0 0
2010 CHN MLB NL 224 206 29 56 13 2 4 85 21 16 50 1 0 .272 .326 .413 .141 1 0
2011 IOW AAA PCL 10 10 1 3 1 1 0 6 1 0 1 0 0 .300 .300 .600 .300 0 0
2011 CHN MLB NL 212 201 20 54 12 1 3 77 23 10 46 0 0 .269 .302 .383 .114 1 0
2012 ATL MLB NL 20 19 1 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 10 0 0 .105 .150 .105 .000 0 0
2012 CHN MLB NL 144 134 16 36 10 1 4 60 20 8 28 4 1 .269 .306 .448 .179 2 0
2012 DET MLB AL 37 35 1 7 2 0 0 9 4 2 10 0 0 .200 .243 .257 .057 0 0
2013 TEX MLB AL 175 154 21 43 8 0 11 84 21 18 48 1 0 .279 .360 .545 .266 1 0
2013 FRI AA TEX 11 11 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 .182 .182 .182 .000 0 0
2014 MIA MLB NL 225 208 27 55 10 4 3 82 28 13 51 1 0 .264 .307 .394 .130 3
2015 MIA MLB NL 80 72 11 15 3 0 3 27 8 8 25 0 0 .208 .288 .375 .167 0 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2008 1228 0.5187 0.4935 0.7178 0.6735 0.2995 0.7809 0.5650 0.2822 -0.0029
2009 930 0.4914 0.4935 0.7451 0.6980 0.2960 0.8245 0.5643 0.2549 0.0067
2010 868 0.5127 0.5069 0.7773 0.7146 0.2884 0.8711 0.5328 0.2227 0.0046
2011 766 0.4726 0.5209 0.7769 0.7017 0.3589 0.8622 0.6276 0.2231 -0.0036
2012 707 0.4965 0.4851 0.7668 0.6667 0.3062 0.8632 0.5596 0.2332 -0.0034
2013 711 0.4740 0.4318 0.7362 0.5994 0.2807 0.8267 0.5619 0.2638 -0.0011
2014 834 0.5132 0.4700 0.7857 0.6238 0.3079 0.8764 0.5920 0.2143 -0.0055
2015 315 0.4730 0.4508 0.7042 0.6443 0.2771 0.7708 0.5652 0.2958 0.0035
Career63590.49790.48560.75280.66910.30330.83570.57060.2472-0.0004

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
2014-04-30 2014-05-01 DTD 1 1 - General Medical Illness - -
2014-03-11 2014-03-14 Camp 3 0 Left Hip Soreness - -
2013-09-20 2013-09-21 DTD 1 1 - Sports Hernia - -
2013-06-13 2013-07-19 15-DL 36 30 Right Thumb Sprain - -
2013-06-03 2013-06-04 DTD 1 0 Left Shoulder Soreness - -
2013-04-24 2013-04-27 DTD 3 3 Left Knee Contusion - -
2012-04-30 2012-05-07 DTD 7 6 - General Medical Illness - -
2011-07-06 2011-07-07 DTD 1 1 - Low Back Spasms - -
2011-05-29 2011-06-13 15-DL 15 14 - Groin Strain -
2011-05-23 2011-05-27 15-DL 4 3 Left Groin Tightness -
2011-04-30 2011-04-30 DTD 0 0 Left Shoulder Soreness - -
2011-03-26 2011-03-29 Camp 3 0 Left Thigh Soreness Hamstring -
2010-09-20 2010-09-27 DTD 7 6 General Medical Illness Flu -
2010-09-02 2010-09-04 DTD 2 1 Left Lower Leg Soreness Achilles Tendon -
2010-08-13 2010-08-15 DTD 2 2 - Back Soreness -
2010-05-28 2010-06-01 DTD 4 4 - General Medical Nerve Injury Ocular Migraine -
2009-08-28 2009-08-31 DTD 3 3 Right Fingers Sprain Little Finger -
2009-04-27 2009-07-02 60-DL 66 61 Left Hand Sprain -
2009-02-28 2009-03-15 Camp 15 0 Right Elbow Inflammation -
2008-04-30 2008-05-02 DTD 2 1 Hand Circulatory Issue Broken Blood Vessel -
2007-08-11 2007-09-01 15-DL 21 19 - Head Concussion HBP -
2007-06-12 2007-06-15 DTD 3 3 General Medical Respiratory Flu -
2003-02-19 2003-02-19 Off 0 0 Left Wrist Surgery Cartilage 2003-02-19

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2015 MIA $2,100,000
2014 MIA $1,600,000
2013 TEX $1,750,000
2012 CHN $1,375,000
2011 CHN $1,175,000
2010 CHN $975,000
2009 COL $415,000
2008 COL $403,000
2007 COL $400,000
2005 COL $316,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
10 yrPrevious$10,509,000
10 yrTotal$10,509,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
8 y 49 dScott Boras2 years/$3.7M (2014-15)

Details
  • 2 years/$3.7M (2014-15). Signed by Miami as a free agent 2/4/14. 14:$1.6M. 15:$2.1M. May earn additional $0.5M annually in performance bonuses. Released by Miami 7/31/15.
  • 1 year/$1.75M (2013). Signed by Texas as a free agent 1/26/13 (minor-league contract). Salary of $1.75M in majors. May request release 3/26/13 if he will not make Major League roster. $0.1M retention bonus if he agrees to start season in minors. May opt out of contract 6/1/13 if not on Major League roster. Contract purchased by Texas 3/31/13. DFA by Texas 10/9/13 (refused assignment 10/14/13).
  • 1 year/$1.375M (2012). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration). Acquired by Detroit in trade from Chicago Cubs 8/5/12. Acquired by Atlanta in trade after being DFA by Detroit 8/31/12.
  • 1 year/$1.175M (2011). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 12/2/10 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.975M (2010). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.415M (2009). Renewed 3/4/09 (split contract, $241,800 in minors). Acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Colorado 7/2/09.
  • 1 year/$0.403M (2008).
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2007).
  • 1 year (2006). Optioned to minor-league camp 3/06. Recalled 9/06.
  • 1 year/$0.316M (2005). Optioned to Triple-A 4/05. Recalled 4/05.
  • Drafted by Colorado 2002 (4-111) (Clemson). $2M signing bonus paid over four years.

2019 Preseason Forecast

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

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