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Matt Tuiasosopo 1B

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
14 404 .206 .288 .353 80 -0.5
Birth Date5-10-1986
Height6' 2"
Weight235 lbs
Age33 years, 5 months, 10 days
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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 SEA 22 14 47 7 2 1 0 2 16 1 0 0 .159 .213 .250 52 -2.6 -0.6 0.4 -0.1
2009 SEA 23 7 25 5 1 0 1 2 5 0 0 0 .227 .280 .409 90 -0.2 -0.1 -0.2 0.0
2010 SEA 24 50 138 22 5 0 4 9 49 1 0 0 .173 .234 .307 65 -5.5 0.5 -2.1 -0.4
2013 DET 27 81 191 40 7 0 7 25 57 2 0 0 .244 .351 .415 96 -0.5 -3.4 0.9 0.1
2016 ATL 30 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 81 -0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
Career155404741511238128400.206.288.35380-8.9-3.6-1.1-0.5

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 EVE A- NWN 30 123 .000 .000 .000 .369 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 WIS A MDW 107 464 .263 .334 .396 .347 103 8.6 9.6 1.4 100 0 -14.1 0.6 2.0 0.0
2006 SBR A+ CLF 59 253 .000 .000 .000 .400 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 SAN AA TXS 62 241 .274 .352 .427 .255 90 -14.8 5.4 0.3 36 0 -6.1 0.4 -12.2 -1.3
2007 WTN AA SOU 129 548 .255 .330 .387 .329 96 14.4 15.8 2 117 0 -12.9 1.9 11.6 1.9
2008 SEA MLB AL 14 47 .274 .334 .420 .250 96 -3.8 1.4 0.1 52 15 0.4 -0.6 -2.6 -0.1
2008 TAC AAA PCL 111 500 .280 .355 .451 .344 106 4.6 15.1 1.8 105 0 -10.0 2.3 -2.1 0.7
2009 SEA MLB AL 7 25 .257 .328 .401 .235 99 -0.3 0.7 0 90 14 -0.2 -0.1 -0.2 0.0
2009 TAC AAA PCL 59 269 .270 .342 .416 .356 96 15.4 8.4 -0.1 113 0 -2.7 0.2 5.5 1.1
2009 MRN Rk AZL 9 32 .273 .352 .426 .500 97 2.4 0.6 -0.1 154 0 0.0 -0.3 2.5 0.3
2010 SEA MLB AL 50 138 .250 .312 .391 .243 101 -7.7 3.8 -0.7 65 13 -2.1 0.5 -5.5 -0.4
2010 TAC AAA PCL 38 176 .281 .357 .441 .301 91 9.1 5.4 0.2 113 0 0.3 2.4 3.4 1.1
2011 TAC AAA PCL 116 526 .286 .357 .451 .284 101 0.4 16.3 -6.6 89 0 -6.4 -1.4 -5.6 -0.3
2012 BUF AAA INT 131 481 .255 .326 .385 .305 102 -7.9 14.3 -0.6 99 0 0.0 -1.8 -0.1 1.2
2013 DET MLB AL 81 191 .252 .309 .392 .330 100 5.5 5.0 -1.2 96 7 0.9 -3.4 -0.5 0.1
2013 TOL AAA INT 2 8 .259 .345 .377 .667 89 1.7 0.2 -0.1 109 0 -0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
2014 BUF AAA INT 59 242 .269 .337 .400 .280 102 -12.8 7.2 -2.8 111 0 -1.7 0.6 -0.3 0.3
2014 CHR AAA INT 63 245 .267 .334 .395 .336 115 11 7.3 -2.8 112 0 -4.1 1.5 -0.2 0.2
2015 CHR AAA INT 103 423 .249 .312 .363 .294 105 5.6 11.7 -5.1 120 0 -5.5 -0.9 2.5 0.3
2016 ATL MLB NL 3 3 .265 .326 .457 .000 83 -0.9 0.1 0 81 12 0.0 0.0 -0.1 0.0
2016 GWN AAA INT 64 248 .262 .327 .395 .313 106 6.5 7.0 -3.4 118 0 -2.2 1.6 1.7 0.5
2017 GWN AAA INT 114 428 .254 .318 .388 .306 97 -15.3 12.6 -7.6 79 0 1.5 1.6 -8.6 -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
2004 EVE A- NWN 123 106 20 27 6 1 3 44 17 11 38 4 3 .255 .352 .415 .160 0 0
2005 WIS A MDW 464 409 72 113 21 3 6 158 45 44 96 8 5 .276 .359 .386 .110 1 1
2006 SAN AA TXS 241 216 16 40 4 0 1 47 10 20 64 2 1 .185 .258 .218 .032 2 2
2006 SBR A+ CLF 253 232 31 71 14 0 1 88 34 14 58 5 6 .306 .356 .379 .073 2 2
2007 WTN AA SOU 548 446 74 116 27 5 9 180 57 76 113 4 8 .260 .380 .404 .143 1 1
2008 TAC AAA PCL 500 437 87 123 32 2 13 198 73 47 104 4 0 .281 .367 .453 .172 0 0
2008 SEA MLB AL 47 44 1 7 2 1 0 11 2 2 16 0 0 .159 .213 .250 .091 0 0
2009 SEA MLB AL 25 22 2 5 1 0 1 9 2 2 5 0 0 .227 .280 .409 .182 1 0
2009 MRN Rk AZL 32 27 9 11 0 0 1 14 3 4 6 0 0 .407 .500 .519 .111 0 0
2009 TAC AAA PCL 269 226 43 59 15 0 11 107 35 36 83 3 1 .261 .366 .473 .212 3 3
2010 TAC AAA PCL 176 143 26 36 6 0 5 57 21 32 35 2 2 .252 .392 .399 .147 0 0
2010 SEA MLB AL 138 127 12 22 5 0 4 39 11 9 49 0 0 .173 .234 .307 .134 0 1
2011 TAC AAA PCL 526 439 73 99 20 6 14 173 77 75 132 11 2 .226 .341 .394 .169 6 1
2012 BUF AAA INT 481 418 47 101 14 0 12 151 57 51 117 3 4 .242 .329 .361 .120 3 4
2013 TOL AAA INT 8 5 3 2 1 0 0 3 0 2 2 0 0 .400 .625 .600 .200 0 0
2013 DET MLB AL 191 164 26 40 7 0 7 68 30 25 57 0 0 .244 .351 .415 .171 0 0
2014 BUF AAA INT 242 214 17 44 8 0 2 58 18 25 64 1 1 .206 .289 .271 .065 2
2014 CHR AAA INT 245 195 42 54 10 0 11 97 32 46 56 0 0 .277 .424 .497 .221 0
2015 CHR AAA INT 423 356 50 82 21 1 18 159 52 57 123 3 0 .230 .344 .447 .216 3 1
2016 GWN AAA INT 248 211 33 52 17 0 11 102 28 32 71 0 0 .246 .351 .483 .237 2 0
2016 ATL MLB NL 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
2017 GWN AAA INT 428 363 51 75 10 1 8 111 45 55 139 1 0 .207 .317 .306 .099 3 1

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2008 182 0.4945 0.4176 0.7237 0.5889 0.2500 0.8679 0.3913 0.2763 0.0020
2009 102 0.5490 0.4020 0.6829 0.6250 0.1304 0.7714 0.1667 0.3171 -0.0024
2010 536 0.5392 0.4310 0.6537 0.5882 0.2470 0.7176 0.4754 0.3463 -0.0023
2013 839 0.4863 0.3993 0.6896 0.6103 0.1995 0.7912 0.3953 0.3104 0.0035
2016 17 0.4706 0.4706 0.6250 0.8750 0.1111 0.7143 0.0000 0.3750 0.0000
Career16760.50780.41230.68080.60450.21510.77400.40260.31920.0011

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
2013-06-20 2013-07-05 15-DL 15 14 Left Trunk Strain Ribcage - -
2011-08-25 2011-09-01 Minors 7 7 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
2010-10-08 2010-10-08 Off 0 0 Right Elbow Surgery Bone Chips 2010-10-08
2009-04-26 2009-07-16 Minors 81 0 Right Elbow Surgery Bone Chips 2009-05-19
2006-05-09 2006-05-16 Minors 7 0 Left Elbow Laceration - -
2005-08-20 2005-08-29 Minors 9 7 Left Wrist Laceration - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 ATL $
2015 BAL $
2014 TOR $
2013 DET $525,000
2012 NYN $
2011 SEA $
2010 SEA $401,000
2009 SEA $400,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$1,326,000
3 yrTotal$1,326,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 79 dLegacy Agency1 year (2016)

Details
  • 1 year (2016). Signed by Atlanta as a free agent (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Atlanta 5/2/16. DFA by Atlanta 5/9/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Signed by Baltimore as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract). Released by Baltimore 4/1/15. Signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 4/3/15 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.5385M (2014). Re-signed by Arizona 3/3/14. Claimed by Toronto off waivers from Arizona 3/20/14. Sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 3/28/14. Acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Toronto 6/12/14.
  • 1 year/$0.525M (2013). Signed by Detroit as a free agent 11/28/12 (minor-league contract). Salary of $0.525M in majors. Contract purchased by Detroit 3/31/13. Claimed by Arizona off waivers from Detroit 11/1/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/26/12 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2011). Re-signed by Seattle 2/11. Released by Seattle 9/1/11.
  • 1 year/$0.401M (2010). Re-signed by Seattle 3/3/10.
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009). Re-signed by Seattle 2/21/09.
  • 1 year (2008). Contract purchased by Seattle 9/2/08.
  • Drafted by Seattle 2004 (3-93) (Woodinville HS, Wash.).

2019 Preseason Forecast

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

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2014-07-28 19:00:00 (link to chat)Was there ever a moment when Tigers fans missed Ryan Raburn?
(Zachthewriter from Tiffin)
Probably the second half of last year when Matt Tuiasosopo metaphysically disappeared. He's a role player and became persona non grata when he was the de facto starting second baseman, and that wasn't good for anybody involved. He also always, ALWAYS had a big hit in a given White Sox series. (Matt Sussman)
2009-03-19 15:00:00 (link to chat)Matt Tuiasosopo has had a hot spring. If Beltre gets traded at the deadline, will Tuiasosopo be ready to contribute?
(KerryFam4 from Atlanta)
As a solid-but-unspectacular third baseman? I think so. (Kevin Goldstein)
2008-09-03 14:00:00 (link to chat)I like my nickname. Am I legit?
(Baby Tui from Seattle)
I love your nickname (we're talking about Matt Tuiasosopo, by the way). I think you can hit. I think you have good pitch recognition and excellent swing mechanics -- I do wonder what your power ceiling is; you're plenty strong, but it's kind of a level swing without a lot of loft and backspin. I'm not sure what to make of you at times, but I do like you better than I did a year ago. (Kevin Goldstein)
2008-05-05 12:30:00 (link to chat)Matt Tuiasosopo: Future star or 4-A tweener?
(MarinerDan from San Francisco)
Wait, what? When did we even start to think Tui was good enough to be a 4-A guy? I would think that before that happens the guy has to, you know, start hitting Triple-A pitching. I've never liked Tui much at all -- he's an awkward fit defensively, and he just doesn't hit for any power. He's a Double-A lifer, to me. (Bryan Smith)


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