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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 35)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB DRC+ WARP
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Birth Date9-5-1983
Height6' 2"
Weight200 lbs
Age36 years, 1 months, 15 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
0.32015
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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
2006 ARI 22 30 78 17 4 0 2 6 12 1 2 1 .243 .308 .386 82 -1.5 0.9 1.1 0.3
2007 ARI 23 148 624 135 29 3 32 43 141 6 27 6 .237 .295 .467 97 -0.1 6.1 -9.9 1.6
2008 ARI 24 160 699 155 42 7 22 62 165 1 14 5 .248 .315 .443 86 -10.7 0.9 -0.3 1.2
2009 ARI 25 134 501 92 28 4 15 59 133 4 11 4 .212 .311 .400 79 -11.4 1.7 -9.3 -0.3
2010 ARI 26 156 664 150 33 0 27 74 145 2 28 7 .257 .341 .452 114 12.0 2.7 8.1 4.5
2011 ARI 27 156 659 134 38 3 20 80 139 4 22 9 .236 .331 .420 103 2.8 5.3 -8.6 2.0
2012 ARI 28 101 363 75 24 0 14 36 79 2 8 3 .231 .311 .434 101 0.4 -0.3 1.3 1.3
2013 OAK 29 107 375 67 18 3 12 36 93 2 10 3 .200 .280 .379 91 -3.4 1.0 3.6 1.1
2014 NYA 30 23 79 20 8 0 3 7 16 1 1 0 .282 .354 .521 102 0.2 0.6 1.4 0.4
2014 NYN 30 88 287 52 12 0 8 25 54 4 7 3 .205 .283 .346 102 0.6 1.1 1.2 1.0
2015 NYA 31 140 356 80 20 1 14 30 73 3 3 1 .252 .320 .453 108 4.4 -2.0 -6.6 0.3
2016 BOS 32 76 227 56 18 0 9 21 50 3 4 2 .276 .352 .498 110 3.3 -0.2 -1.2 0.7
2017 BOS 33 90 276 57 12 2 7 30 55 2 3 2 .235 .322 .387 90 -2.7 -0.1 -4.2 -0.2
2018 ANA 34 56 128 19 2 1 6 11 37 2 2 0 .168 .252 .363 80 -2.6 1.2 -4.2 -0.3
Career1465531611092882419152011923714246.235.314.42897-9.018.8-27.613.6

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 BRI Rk APL 64 272 .000 .000 .000 .320 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 GRF Rk PIO 10 35 .000 .000 .000 .250 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 KAN A SAL 136 554 .000 .000 .000 .323 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 BIR AA SOU 126 553 .266 .335 .395 .324 98 18.3 11.9 0.9 137 0 -0.2 1.7 27.1 4.2
2006 ARI MLB NL 30 78 .268 .336 .427 .263 92 -1.4 2.3 0.2 82 11 1.1 0.9 -1.5 0.3
2006 TUC AAA PCL 100 466 .282 .354 .440 .289 106 23.5 13.1 1.2 119 0 4.4 2.1 12.3 3.3
2007 ARI MLB NL 148 624 .265 .328 .416 .257 103 -2.7 18.5 1.7 97 9 -9.9 6.1 -0.1 1.6
2008 ARI MLB NL 160 699 .264 .329 .417 .300 99 -2.3 20.2 1.8 86 7 -0.3 0.9 -10.7 1.2
2009 ARI MLB NL 134 501 .259 .327 .405 .268 100 -6.4 14.4 1.3 79 7 -9.3 1.7 -11.4 -0.3
2009 RNO AAA PCL 13 63 .278 .353 .431 .447 119 6.6 1.8 0.1 153 0 -0.2 0.3 4.1 0.6
2010 ARI MLB NL 156 664 .251 .318 .391 .296 95 19.7 18.3 1.7 114 11 8.1 2.7 12.0 4.5
2011 ARI MLB NL 156 659 .251 .314 .388 .275 98 11.1 17.8 1.6 103 7 -8.6 5.3 2.8 2.0
2012 ARI MLB NL 101 363 .257 .320 .410 .263 102 0.1 9.9 0.7 101 7 1.3 -0.3 0.4 1.3
2012 VIS A+ CAL 3 13 .295 .353 .462 .375 133 0.7 0.4 -0.1 97 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 RNO AAA PCL 1 2 .341 .381 .536 .000 123 -0.6 0.1 0 61 0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 0.0
2013 OAK MLB AL 107 375 .260 .327 .411 .237 93 -4.9 9.9 -1.3 91 8 3.6 1.0 -3.4 1.1
2013 SAC AAA PCL 1 3 .252 .308 .431 1.000 87 1.3 0.1 0 157 0 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.0
2014 NYA MLB AL 23 79 .240 .306 .368 .327 98 3.9 2.0 -0.6 102 9 1.4 0.6 0.2 0.4
2014 NYN MLB NL 88 287 .250 .310 .383 .226 98 -2.8 7.4 -1 102 8 1.2 1.1 0.6 1.0
2014 LVG AAA PCL 3 14 .287 .355 .412 .750 98 6.3 0.4 -0.1 233 0 0.5 0.4 2.1 0.3
2014 SWB AAA INT 4 16 .255 .309 .383 .250 101 -1 0.5 -0.2 51 0 0.1 0.0 -1.1 -0.1
2015 NYA MLB AL 140 356 .255 .316 .409 .283 110 2.5 9.6 -2.3 108 12 -6.6 -2.0 4.4 0.3
2016 BOS MLB AL 76 227 .255 .318 .416 .326 116 4.4 6.4 -1.4 110 9 -1.2 -0.2 3.3 0.7
2016 PAW AAA INT 7 25 .224 .268 .335 .313 101 -1.5 0.7 -0.3 77 0 0.6 -0.1 -0.9 0.0
2017 BOS MLB AL 90 276 .257 .325 .429 .275 106 -3.8 8.1 -2.9 90 9 -4.2 -0.1 -2.7 -0.2
2018 ANA MLB AL 56 128 .250 .312 .411 .183 100 -3.2 3.6 -0.7 80 9 -4.2 1.2 -2.6 -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
2003 BRI Rk APL 272 238 47 69 18 3 7 114 28 23 40 21 7 .290 .358 .479 .189 3 3
2003 GRF Rk PIO 35 34 5 6 3 0 0 9 0 1 10 0 0 .176 .200 .265 .088 0 0
2004 KAN A SAL 554 467 83 122 31 5 24 235 56 67 146 31 9 .261 .363 .503 .242 6 6
2005 BIR AA SOU 553 466 100 129 41 3 26 254 77 70 129 32 6 .277 .375 .545 .268 7 7
2006 TUC AAA PCL 466 402 78 111 32 4 21 214 77 52 71 17 5 .276 .367 .532 .256 1 1
2006 ARI MLB NL 78 70 10 17 4 0 2 27 10 6 12 2 1 .243 .308 .386 .143 1 0
2007 ARI MLB NL 624 569 85 135 29 3 32 266 68 43 141 27 6 .237 .295 .467 .230 5 1
2008 ARI MLB NL 699 625 85 155 42 7 22 277 85 62 165 14 5 .248 .315 .443 .195 5 6
2009 ARI MLB NL 501 433 54 92 28 4 15 173 42 59 133 11 4 .212 .311 .400 .187 2 3
2009 RNO AAA PCL 63 54 17 20 5 1 3 36 9 9 13 2 2 .370 .460 .667 .296 0 0
2010 ARI MLB NL 664 584 94 150 33 0 27 264 91 74 145 28 7 .257 .341 .452 .195 3 1
2011 ARI MLB NL 659 567 89 134 38 3 20 238 71 80 139 22 9 .236 .331 .420 .183 7 1
2012 ARI MLB NL 363 325 36 75 24 0 14 141 41 36 79 8 3 .231 .311 .434 .203 0 0
2012 VIS A+ CAL 13 13 3 4 3 0 1 10 7 0 4 0 0 .308 .308 .769 .462 0 0
2012 RNO AAA PCL 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
2013 OAK MLB AL 375 335 46 67 18 3 12 127 40 36 93 10 3 .200 .280 .379 .179 2 0
2013 SAC AAA PCL 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 .000 0 0
2014 NYN MLB NL 287 254 31 52 12 0 8 88 28 25 54 7 3 .205 .283 .346 .142 3
2014 NYA MLB AL 79 71 9 20 8 0 3 37 10 7 16 1 0 .282 .354 .521 .239 0
2014 SWB AAA INT 16 15 1 3 0 0 1 6 2 1 6 0 0 .200 .250 .400 .200 0
2014 LVG AAA PCL 14 12 7 8 2 0 2 16 5 2 2 1 0 .667 .714 1.333 .667 0
2015 NYA MLB AL 356 318 53 80 20 1 14 144 42 30 73 3 1 .252 .320 .453 .201 2 3
2016 PAW AAA INT 25 23 2 5 2 0 0 7 2 1 7 0 0 .217 .280 .304 .087 0 0
2016 BOS MLB AL 227 203 29 56 18 0 9 101 24 21 50 4 2 .276 .352 .498 .222 0 0
2017 BOS MLB AL 276 243 30 57 12 2 7 94 25 30 55 3 2 .235 .322 .387 .152 1 0
2018 ANA MLB AL 128 113 17 19 2 1 6 41 13 11 37 2 0 .168 .252 .363 .195 1 1

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2008 2665 0.4991 0.3887 0.7683 0.5669 0.2112 0.8501 0.5496 0.2317 0.0085
2009 2053 0.5007 0.3882 0.7227 0.5671 0.2088 0.8010 0.5093 0.2773 0.0031
2010 2769 0.4930 0.3694 0.7576 0.5223 0.2208 0.8443 0.5581 0.2424 0.0030
2011 2609 0.5140 0.4232 0.7500 0.5958 0.2405 0.8348 0.5279 0.2500 -0.0042
2012 1477 0.5173 0.4035 0.8003 0.5942 0.1992 0.8965 0.4930 0.1997 0.0032
2013 1557 0.5170 0.4310 0.7556 0.6062 0.2434 0.8361 0.5410 0.2444 0.0026
2014 1438 0.5236 0.4555 0.7954 0.6587 0.2321 0.8468 0.6352 0.2046 -0.0026
2015 1399 0.4646 0.4568 0.7856 0.6723 0.2697 0.8673 0.6089 0.2144 0.0047
2016 856 0.4720 0.4194 0.7772 0.6337 0.2279 0.8477 0.6019 0.2228 0.0000
2017 1109 0.4707 0.3913 0.7995 0.5977 0.2078 0.8686 0.6230 0.2005 0.0000
2018 544 0.4890 0.4283 0.7124 0.6241 0.2410 0.7892 0.5224 0.2876 0.0000
Career184760.49950.40850.76460.59160.22580.84440.55530.23540.0021

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
2014-07-22 2014-07-22 DTD 0 0 Left Lower Leg Cramp Calf -
2014-04-26 2014-04-26 DTD 0 0 - General Medical Illness - -
2014-04-03 2014-04-18 15-DL 15 13 Right Thigh Tightness Quadriceps -
2014-03-31 2014-04-02 DTD 2 1 Right Thigh Strain Quadriceps - -
2013-06-08 2013-06-09 DTD 1 1 - General Medical Illness - -
2013-04-30 2013-05-18 15-DL 18 16 Right Thigh Strain Quadriceps - -
2013-02-25 2013-03-01 Camp 4 0 - Thigh Cramp Quadriceps - -
2012-09-29 2012-09-30 DTD 1 1 Right Thigh Soreness Quadriceps - -
2012-09-21 2012-09-27 DTD 6 6 Right Thigh Strain Quadriceps -
2012-09-19 2012-09-20 DTD 1 1 Right Thigh Strain Quadriceps - -
2012-09-08 2012-09-14 DTD 6 4 Right Thigh Strain Quadriceps - -
2012-09-04 2012-09-07 DTD 3 2 Right Thigh Strain Quadriceps - -
2012-04-18 2012-05-18 15-DL 30 28 Right Shoulder Separation - -
2011-06-30 2011-07-01 DTD 1 0 Left Thumb Sprain -
2011-04-11 2011-04-14 DTD 3 3 General Medical Respiratory Flu -
2009-06-29 2009-06-30 DTD 1 0 Right Groin Strain -
2009-06-18 2009-06-24 DTD 6 5 Groin Strain -
2008-09-27 2008-09-28 DTD 1 1 Knee Soreness -
2008-09-16 2008-09-16 DTD 0 0 Left Wrist Soreness From Batting Practive -
2008-04-20 2008-04-21 DTD 1 1 General Medical Respiratory Flu -
2007-06-03 2007-06-05 DTD 2 1 Right Groin Soreness -
2007-05-25 2007-05-26 DTD 1 1 Right Groin Soreness -
2007-05-19 2007-05-24 DTD 5 5 Right Groin Strain -
2007-04-09 2007-04-13 DTD 4 3 Groin Strain -
2006-04-01 2006-04-22 Camp 21 17 Right Hand Fracture -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2018 ANA $2,000,000
2017 BOS $6,500,000
2016 BOS $6,500,000
2015 NYA $2,500,000
2014 NYN $7,250,000
2013 OAK $8,700,000
2012 ARI $7,200,000
2011 ARI $5,200,000
2010 ARI $3,450,000
2009 ARI $1,950,000
2008 ARI $406,000
2007 ARI $380,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
12 yrPrevious$52,036,000
12 yrTotal$52,036,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
12 y 39 dCAA Sports1 year/$2M (2018)

Details
  • 1 year/$2M (2018). Signed by LA Angels as a free agent 2/18/18. Performance bonuses.
  • 2 years/$13M (2016-17). Signed by Boston as a free agent 12/15. 16:$6.5M, 17:$6.5M.
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2015). Re-signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 11/9/14. May earn additional $3.825M in performance bonuses based on plate appearances: $0.15M for 250 PA. $0.2M for 275 PA. $0.3M for 300 PA. $0.35M for 350 PA. $0.375M each for 375, 400 PA. $0.475M for 450 PA. $0.5M for 500 PA. $0.55M each for 550, 600 PA.
  • 1 year/$7.25M (2014). Signed by NY Mets as a free agent 11/22/13. DFA by NY Mets 8/9/14. Released 8/15/14. Signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 8/28/14 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by NY Yankees 9/2/14.
  • 5 years/$28M (2009-13), plus 2014 club option. Signed extension with Arizona 4/9/08. $1M signing bonus, 09:$1.75M, 10:$3.25M, 11:$5M, 12:$7M, 13:$8.5M, 14:$11M club option, $1.5M buyout. Acquired by Oakland in trade from Arizona 10/20/12. Oakland declined 2014 option 11/1/13.
  • 1 year/$0.406M (2008). Renewed by Arizona 3/9/08.
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007). Re-signed by Arizona 2/07.
  • 1 year (2006). Contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 11/05. Acquired by Arizona in trade from Chicago White Sox 12/05 (Javier Vazquez deal). Signed by Arizona 3/06.
  • Drafted by Chicago White Sox 2001 (16-493) (Bellaire HS, Texas).

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 382 49 93 21 2 11 46 43 80 6 2 .279 .366 .453 114 23.7 2.5
80o 362 45 85 19 2 10 42 39 78 6 2 .268 .354 .435 106 17.8 1.9
70o 348 42 80 18 2 10 39 36 76 5 2 .261 .346 .431 101 14.0 1.5
60o 336 39 74 17 1 9 37 34 75 5 2 .249 .331 .404 96 10.9 1.2
50o 325 37 69 16 1 8 35 32 73 5 2 .240 .321 .385 91 8.1 0.9
40o 314 35 65 15 1 8 33 30 72 4 2 .233 .313 .380 87 5.5 0.6
30o 302 32 60 14 1 7 31 28 70 4 2 .223 .302 .361 82 3.0 0.3
20o 288 30 55 12 1 7 28 25 68 4 1 .214 .288 .350 77 0.2 0.0
10o 268 27 49 11 1 6 25 22 65 3 1 .203 .274 .332 69 -3.2 -0.3
Weighted Mean3293871161936327452.244.324.399939.01.0

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