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PA AVG HR R RBI SB DRC+ WARP
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Birth Date1-16-1986
Height6' 3"
Weight210 lbs
Age33 years, 7 months, 3 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
0.12015
-0.02016
2017
2018
-0.12019
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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 TBA 22 4 11 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 .000 .091 .000 61 -0.5 0.0 -0.3 0.0
2009 TBA 23 31 93 25 8 2 1 3 20 0 2 2 .278 .301 .444 81 -1.9 0.3 0.0 0.2
2010 TBA 24 113 326 77 13 1 8 20 77 3 3 3 .256 .307 .385 89 -3.8 1.9 3.5 1.3
2011 TBA 25 92 264 48 4 0 1 10 63 1 3 1 .193 .227 .221 58 -12.4 0.1 7.0 0.5
2012 TBA 26 16 22 2 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 .095 .136 .095 75 -0.6 0.0 0.5 0.1
2013 COL 27 29 53 12 3 0 1 3 13 0 0 0 .250 .294 .375 51 -2.8 0.0 0.1 -0.1
2013 NYA 27 17 45 5 1 0 0 1 17 0 0 0 .114 .133 .136 57 -2.1 -0.9 -1.8 -0.3
2014 PHI 28 37 91 18 5 1 1 9 33 0 1 1 .222 .300 .346 65 -3.4 -0.2 -1.7 -0.3
2015 MIA 29 17 17 1 0 0 0 3 5 0 0 0 .077 .250 .077 85 -0.2 0.4 -0.1 0.1
2016 ATL 30 13 29 6 2 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 .207 .207 .276 66 -1.1 0.2 -0.3 0.0
Career3699511943641251246497.219.264.30972-28.92.06.81.3

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
2004 CSC A SAL 3 15 .000 .000 .000 .583 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 PRI Rk APL 25 109 .000 .000 .000 .395 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 SWM A MDW 127 565 .000 .000 .000 .324 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 VIS A+ CLF 100 455 .285 .362 .431 .365 98 32.7 10.3 4.8 149 0 3.0 -0.2 7.1 2.5
2006 MNT AA SOU 28 121 .000 .000 .000 .395 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 MNT AA SOU 133 596 .258 .330 .388 .288 92 9.1 18.7 7.7 105 0 6.9 4.2 5.4 4.3
2008 TBA MLB AL 4 11 .278 .350 .442 .000 105 -2.4 0.3 0.1 61 10 -0.3 0.0 -0.5 0.0
2008 DUR AAA INT 97 386 .263 .330 .401 .315 96 -10.6 10.8 4.6 74 0 11.4 -0.2 -13.9 1.2
2009 TBA MLB AL 31 93 .267 .341 .430 .348 105 -1.5 2.7 1.1 81 14 0.0 0.3 -1.9 0.2
2009 DUR AAA INT 96 453 .260 .327 .394 .320 114 -10 13.2 5.5 101 0 -1.4 0.1 1.4 1.8
2010 TBA MLB AL 113 326 .258 .323 .407 .317 106 -5 9.0 1.6 89 11 3.5 1.9 -3.8 1.3
2011 TBA MLB AL 92 264 .259 .322 .411 .254 98 -23 7.1 3.3 58 8 7.0 0.1 -12.4 0.5
2011 DUR AAA INT 11 48 .266 .327 .407 .250 96 -0.5 1.5 0.7 98 0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.2
2012 TBA MLB AL 16 22 .263 .318 .418 .125 102 -3.6 0.6 0.3 75 10 0.5 0.0 -0.6 0.1
2012 DUR AAA INT 99 400 .262 .329 .391 .276 103 -8.3 11.9 3.6 87 0 -3.7 1.6 -4.9 0.8
2013 COL MLB NL 29 53 .259 .325 .394 .324 111 -2.8 1.4 0.1 51 14 0.1 0.0 -2.8 -0.1
2013 NYA MLB AL 17 45 .243 .308 .379 .185 97 -7.9 1.2 0.5 57 15 -1.8 -0.9 -2.1 -0.3
2013 CSP AAA PCL 48 194 .271 .335 .411 .273 106 -6.3 5.5 1.2 70 0 -2.6 -0.3 -8.0 -0.4
2014 PHI MLB NL 37 91 .243 .304 .365 .362 98 -2.1 2.3 0.3 65 13 -1.7 -0.2 -3.4 -0.3
2014 CLR A+ FSL 3 10 .226 .299 .311 .571 97 1.8 0.3 0.1 173 0 0.1 0.0 0.6 0.1
2014 LEH AAA INT 36 149 .258 .332 .392 .305 103 3.7 4.5 0.1 102 0 -2.4 0.5 -1.8 0.1
2015 MIA MLB NL 17 17 .255 .309 .393 .125 87 -1.6 0.5 0 85 8 -0.1 0.4 -0.2 0.1
2015 NWO AAA PCL 93 398 .270 .333 .403 .311 90 6.5 11.0 -1 100 0 4.0 -1.1 -6.5 0.7
2016 ATL MLB NL 13 29 .265 .325 .418 .286 86 -2.9 0.8 0 66 14 -0.3 0.2 -1.1 0.0
2016 GWN AAA INT 102 424 .258 .321 .384 .331 107 1.5 11.9 -1.2 115 0 4.3 1.3 1.8 1.9
2017 FRE AAA PCL 110 437 .271 .337 .433 .321 103 -3.9 12.9 5.7 86 0 -5.3 -2.4 -5.9 0.5

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
2004 CSC A SAL 15 14 3 7 1 0 0 8 5 1 2 0 0 .500 .533 .571 .071 0 0
2004 PRI Rk APL 109 97 16 35 4 2 1 46 25 9 10 2 1 .361 .421 .474 .113 0 0
2005 SWM A MDW 565 512 77 135 29 2 15 213 61 40 131 5 5 .264 .320 .416 .152 4 4
2006 MNT AA SOU 121 110 18 33 6 2 3 52 16 7 31 3 0 .300 .358 .473 .173 0 0
2006 VIS A+ CLF 455 411 82 134 26 3 21 229 83 35 82 12 6 .326 .383 .557 .231 2 2
2007 MNT AA SOU 596 527 91 137 30 5 17 228 81 55 94 15 5 .260 .333 .433 .173 1 1
2008 TBA MLB AL 11 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 .000 .091 .000 .000 0 0
2008 DUR AAA INT 386 352 43 88 26 2 9 145 43 25 93 5 2 .250 .303 .412 .162 1 1
2009 DUR AAA INT 453 415 51 117 28 2 8 173 44 27 69 5 5 .282 .328 .417 .135 3 3
2009 TBA MLB AL 93 90 10 25 8 2 1 40 6 3 20 2 2 .278 .301 .444 .167 0 0
2010 TBA MLB AL 326 301 39 77 13 1 8 116 45 20 77 3 3 .256 .307 .385 .130 2 0
2011 TBA MLB AL 264 249 18 48 4 0 1 55 15 10 63 3 1 .193 .227 .221 .028 0 4
2011 DUR AAA INT 48 39 7 9 2 1 1 16 4 7 6 0 1 .231 .348 .410 .179 0 2
2012 DUR AAA INT 400 346 45 80 14 2 8 122 46 45 79 3 3 .231 .323 .353 .121 2 4
2012 TBA MLB AL 22 21 1 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 5 0 0 .095 .136 .095 .000 0 0
2013 NYA MLB AL 45 44 1 5 1 0 0 6 0 1 17 0 0 .114 .133 .136 .023 0 0
2013 CSP AAA PCL 194 165 25 38 8 0 2 52 11 20 33 2 1 .230 .325 .315 .085 2 2
2013 COL MLB NL 53 48 4 12 3 0 1 18 6 3 13 0 0 .250 .294 .375 .125 0 2
2014 PHI MLB NL 91 81 4 18 5 1 1 28 10 9 33 1 1 .222 .300 .346 .123 0
2014 CLR A+ FSL 10 8 0 4 1 0 0 5 1 2 1 0 0 .500 .600 .625 .125 0
2014 LEH AAA INT 149 128 23 34 8 1 5 59 21 16 31 3 0 .266 .340 .461 .195 3
2015 MIA MLB NL 17 13 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 5 0 0 .077 .250 .077 .000 0 1
2015 NWO AAA PCL 398 347 38 93 20 1 5 130 37 42 62 3 1 .268 .348 .375 .107 3 4
2016 GWN AAA INT 424 363 56 96 21 1 8 143 42 52 91 6 3 .264 .361 .394 .129 2 3
2016 ATL MLB NL 29 29 3 6 2 0 0 8 1 0 8 0 0 .207 .207 .276 .069 0 0
2017 FRE AAA PCL 437 387 53 97 17 3 13 159 52 41 116 4 1 .251 .326 .411 .160 4 1

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2008 33 0.3939 0.5455 0.7222 0.6923 0.4500 0.7778 0.6667 0.2778 0.0003
2009 346 0.5116 0.5260 0.7747 0.7006 0.3432 0.9032 0.5000 0.2253 0.0016
2010 1260 0.4905 0.5238 0.7742 0.6764 0.3769 0.8278 0.6818 0.2258 0.0096
2011 976 0.5143 0.5307 0.7317 0.6554 0.3987 0.7599 0.6825 0.2683 -0.0007
2012 76 0.5263 0.5395 0.7561 0.7000 0.3611 0.9286 0.3846 0.2439 -0.0013
2013 372 0.5645 0.5430 0.7277 0.7190 0.3148 0.8411 0.3922 0.2723 0.0078
2014 380 0.4789 0.5158 0.6327 0.7033 0.3434 0.7266 0.4559 0.3673 0.0019
2015 69 0.4783 0.4203 0.5517 0.6061 0.2500 0.5500 0.5556 0.4483 -0.0008
2016 109 0.4679 0.5138 0.7500 0.6471 0.3966 0.8182 0.6522 0.2500 0.0000
Career36210.50430.52530.73730.67870.36820.80350.60150.26270.0043

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
2014-06-20 2014-07-21 15-DL 31 27 Left Ankle Sprain -
2013-06-30 2013-07-07 Minors 7 0 Left Wrist Sprain -
2012-03-16 2012-03-29 Camp 13 0 Right Foot Inflammation Plantar Fasciitis - -
2011-03-05 2011-03-10 Camp 5 0 Groin Soreness -
2008-08-07 2008-09-13 Minors 37 0 Left Wrist Fracture HBP - -
2008-02-27 2008-03-05 Camp 7 0 Right Fracture HBP on Little Toe -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2018 WAS $
2017 HOU $
2016 ATL $
2015 MIA $
2014 PHI $
2013 COL $499,000
2012 TBA $490,600
2011 TBA $425,400
2010 TBA $403,700
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$1,818,700
4 yrTotal$1,818,700

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
4 y 28 dBeverly Hills Sports Council1 year (2018)

Details
  • 1 year (2018). Signed by Washington as a free agent 1/31/18 (minor-league contract). Released by Washington 3/24/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Signed by Houston as a free agent 12/9/16 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2016). Signed by Atlanta as a free agent 11/3/15 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Atlanta 5/2/16. DFA by Atlanta 5/28/16. Sent outright to Triple-A 5/30/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Signed by Miami as a free agent 11/18/14 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Miami 4/13/15. DFA by Miami 5/8/15. Sent outright to Triple-A 5/11/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 11/20/13 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Philadelphia 5/9/14. DFA by Philadelphia 8/23/14. Sent outright to Triple-A 8/25/14. Refused assignment by Philadelphia 10/6/14.
  • 1 year/$0.499M (2013). Acquired by Colorado in trade 2/14/13 after being DFA by Tampa Bay 2/5/13. Re-signed by Colorado 3/6/13. Acquired by NY Yankees in trade 5/18/13 after being DFA by Colorado 5/16/13. DFA by NY Yankees 6/21/13. Sent outright to Triple-A 6/24/13 (refused assignment). Signed by Colorado as a free agent 6/26/13 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.4906M (2012). Re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/12.
  • 1 year/$0.4254M (2011). Re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/26/11.
  • 1 year/$0.4037M (2010). Re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/10.
  • 1 year/$0.4004M (2009). Re-signed by Tampa Bay 2/25/09.
  • 1 year (2008). Contract purchased by Tampa Bay 7/3/08.
  • Drafted by Tampa Bay 2004 (2-45) (St. Amant HS, La.). $0.795M 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 44 83 17 1 11 43 40 99 2 1 .249 .332 .404 96 13.6 SS -4, 2B 1 1.2
80o 362 40 75 15 1 10 39 36 96 2 1 .235 .317 .382 89 8.5 SS -4, 2B 1 0.6
70o 348 37 70 14 1 9 37 33 94 2 1 .227 .306 .367 83 5.0 SS -3, 2B 1 0.3
60o 336 35 65 13 1 8 35 31 92 2 1 .218 .296 .349 79 2.3 SS -3, 2B 1 0.0
50o 325 33 61 12 1 8 33 29 90 2 1 .211 .288 .343 74 -0.1 SS -3, 2B 1 -0.3
40o 314 31 58 12 1 7 31 27 88 2 1 .206 .279 .331 70 -2.3 SS -3, 2B 1 -0.5
30o 302 29 54 11 1 7 29 25 86 1 1 .199 .270 .325 65 -4.6 SS -3, 2B 1 -0.7
20o 288 26 49 10 1 6 27 23 84 1 0 .188 .258 .304 60 -6.9 SS -3, 2B 1 -1.0
10o 269 23 44 9 1 6 24 20 80 1 0 .180 .247 .299 52 -9.8 SS -3, 2B 1 -1.3
Weighted Mean3293363131833309121.216.294.349760.6SS -3, 2B 1-0.2

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2012-12-28 13:00:00 (link to chat)Please, please, please tell me that the Rays will remove Reid Brignac, Elliot Johnson and possibly Sean Rodriguez for better Utility IFers.
(jlarsen from chicago)
Is Geoff Blum still available? And on that note, I must take my leave. (Geoff Young)
2011-02-22 13:00:00 (link to chat)Professor - I know the minor league SS ranks are a bit thin, but what about the guys who have already been promoted? Who out of this group do you like to have the best MLB career - Starlin Castro, Elvis Andrus, Alcides Escobar or Reid Brignac?
(bretsayre from nj)
Best career: Overall, I'll say Andrus. I don't think Castro stays at SS or he would be my choice. (Jason Parks)
2010-11-23 13:00:00 (link to chat)DO you see Matt Garza and or Jason Bartlett on the Rays opening day roster?
(Brian from Florida)
Garza, yes. Bartlett, no. I think the latter gets dealt to make room for Reid Brignac, and that Shields will be the odd man out in the rotation. (Jay Jaffe)
2010-07-23 13:00:00 (link to chat)Am I being punished or something? My condo floods and makes me miss a flight and next thing I know I go from the everyday 2b to chopped liver over the last 2 weeks.
(Sean-Rod from St Pete)
Between you, Reid Brignac, Jason Bartlett and Ben Zobrist, the Rays certainly have a lot of middle infield options to sort through, and a lot of ways Joe Maddon can try to match them up. So long as you're still on the roster, it's pretty likely your turn will come, though you may be the low man on the totem pole given how much organizational love there is for the other three. (Jay Jaffe)
2010-03-26 13:00:00 (link to chat)wher do you see sean rodriguez fitting in tampa?
(mjk415 from elmhurst,ill)
The Rays seem to be bursting at the seams with talent right now. Joe Maddon has some interesting options when it comes to where Ben Zobrist plays, and who that leaves in the mix. If Zobrist is a second baseman, Rodriguez and Reid Brignac probably compete for the final utility spot and the Matt Joyce/Gabe Kapler platoon goes off as planned. If Zobrist is a right fielder, Rodriguez has a shot at winning the second base job.

The fact that he can play the outfield as well as the other infield positions certainly works in his favor if he goes the utility route.

Oh, and an aside to a reader whom I'll leave unidentified: the surest way for me to ignore any question you ever ask in a chat until the end of time is to complain about the pace of things in my chat. I'm not Keith Law firing off two-syllable answers, though I'll gladly give you one: GET BENT. (Jay Jaffe)
2010-01-04 14:00:00 (link to chat)Reid Brignac -- impact shortstop, ever?
(JB from NY)
Impact? I doubt it. Pretty darn good? I can see it. (Kevin Goldstein)
2009-10-11 13:00:00 (link to chat)What do the Rays do, Matt Joyce/Sean Rodriguez/Reid Brignac all have spent more than enough time in AAA and really have nothing to prove. Do the Rays assume that Jason Bartlett's 2009 is nothing more than a "fluke" and shouldn't be expect from here on out?
(jlarsen from chicago)
I assume you think that Zobrist will be a 2B, Jake? I'm loathe to offer the Rays any advice, but like the Angels a couple years back, they're going to need to turn minor league talent into major league talent via trade. There's a point where "best available" stops being so good on a talent level, especially with a real issue of payroll and bullpen. (Will Carroll)
2009-04-13 14:00:00 (link to chat)With the Rays presently working to restrict the innings pitched of Price, Davis, and Hellickson, and all expected to be major league ready by 2010, which of these can be expected to play for the Rays in 2010. Which will be moved? Any chance that any present starters from the Rays will be moved in order to make room for multiple pitchers? Do the Rays upgrade at SS? Catcher? Or by getting a closer. Seems that their team only lacks a stud closer as Navarro and Bartlett are perfect role players.
(aclaykearney from St. Pete, FL)
I was bowled over by the idea Joe Sheehan floated last week about trading Scott Kazmir, but it makes a good deal of sense, and I wouldn't be terribly surprised if the Rays front office is already one step ahead of that curve, and if it's that trio plus Shields and Garza as their front five in '10.

As to where else they upgrade, the middle infield seems like the place to start, especially if you're like me, unwilling to buy into Reid Brignac even as a bridge to Tim Beckham. (Jay Jaffe)
2009-01-26 14:00:00 (link to chat)What's your outlook for Desmond Jennings and Reid Brignac? And say hey to Margaret
(jnewfry from Chicago)
I'm willing to give Jennings a bit of a mulligan for 08 due to the injuries, and while the numbers don't overwhelm, some scouts who saw him in the Arizona Fall League said his tools stuck out like a sore thumb, so I'm still very high on him. Brignac is just weird at this point for me. The bat has not come with him at the upper levels, but at the same time, he's gone from a guy that some wondered would be able to stay at short, to a guy that gets really good defensive reviews. So now he's a plus defender with power but low on-base skills? Khalil Greene? (Kevin Goldstein)
2008-08-01 14:00:00 (link to chat)Do you feel the Rays did the right thing by not doing a deal and sticking to their guns of not trading one of their top prospects?
(Tommy from OutPerSwing)
I'd have been inclined to move somebody, since not every solid prospect in their system is going to find a home in the Rays' big-league lineup or rotation, such is their embarrassment of riches. IANOPG (I Am Not Our Prospect Guy) but to me there was enough luster lost off of both Jeff Niemann and Reid Brignac to make that reported deal for a year and two months of Jason Bay to make sense. Now, I wouldn't have shelled out that for a Raul Ibaņez, but I'd have like to see them take a stronger shot at upgrading.

This certainly leaves them open to second-guessing if they wind up missing the playoffs, but I've got a pretty strong hunch this won't be their only opportunity. The window is just opening on their future of being a force. (Jay Jaffe)
2008-02-25 12:00:00 (link to chat)What kind of years do you see Reid Brignac, Clayton Kershaw and Adam Jones having? Do you see any of them potentially becoming busts?
(Dusty from Not Chicago)
I just hope that Jones plays everyday for the Orioles, and if he does, I think what I envisioned and what PECOTA sees are right in line. Kershaw should start in Double-A and could be a really interesting bullpen option at the end of the year as they look to integrate him in with the big club. I would like Brignac best if he went back to Double-A, but I think he gets the whole year in the minors and hits well. He's probably the one with the most 'bust potential', if you will. (Bryan Smith)
2008-01-23 13:00:00 (link to chat)Does Pecota have any insight into Reid Brignac? He seems to have stumped everyone else on what he is and what he'll be.
(userlock from NC)
Tampa was really happy with how his defense progressed last year -- he now looks like a real shortstop -- and the bat didn't show the improvement you'd like but a lot of that can be explained by his having to transition from the Cali League to the Southern. The PECOTA comp I'm find of for him at this point is Kelly Johnson. (Nate Silver)


BP Roundtables

DateRoundtable NameComment
2008-10-10 13:30:00Friday LCS"jason (tampa): brignac for street offseason deal...fair?"

I'm not the world's biggest Reid Brignac fan, but why do the Rays, who have Bradford signed at a bargain deal, need to trade a good prospect for a sidearming RH-getter?

This, by the way, is the interesting challenge for the Rays--where do you improve? How do you leverage your talent depth to continue making the 25-man roster better? (Joe Sheehan)
 

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