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Alexi Casilla 2B

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
13 1893 .247 .302 .331 71 0.1
Birth Date7-20-1984
Height5' 9"
Weight170 lbs
Age35 years, 0 months, 1 days
BatsB
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
2006 MIN 21 9 6 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 .250 .500 .250 103 0.0 -0.5 0.3 0.0
2007 MIN 22 56 204 42 5 1 0 9 29 0 11 1 .222 .256 .259 41 -14.6 3.2 4.4 -0.1
2008 MIN 23 98 437 108 15 0 7 31 45 2 7 2 .281 .333 .374 82 -8.6 0.1 -9.7 -0.6
2009 MIN 24 80 256 46 7 3 0 22 36 3 11 0 .202 .280 .259 63 -11.0 0.6 -3.2 -0.7
2010 MIN 25 69 170 42 7 4 1 13 17 0 6 1 .276 .331 .395 84 -2.9 1.5 1.4 0.6
2011 MIN 26 97 365 84 21 4 2 28 45 3 15 4 .260 .322 .368 80 -7.8 2.1 7.8 1.4
2012 MIN 27 106 326 72 17 2 1 16 52 3 21 1 .241 .282 .321 66 -12.7 0.6 1.2 -0.3
2013 BAL 28 62 125 24 4 1 1 9 20 0 9 2 .214 .268 .295 72 -3.7 -1.3 -0.3 -0.2
2014 BAL 29 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 88 -0.1 0.0 -0.2 0.0
Career5781893419761512130246118011.247.302.33171-61.26.41.60.1

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 CDR A MDW 9 34 .000 .000 .000 .360 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 PRO Rk PIO 4 17 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 CDR A MDW 78 347 .261 .332 .388 .350 103 2 2.1 0.6 112 0 -3.5 6.2 6.6 1.2
2005 ARK AA TXS 7 21 .286 .363 .423 .250 110 -1.6 0.6 0.1 49 0 -0.6 0.3 -1.1 -0.1
2005 SLC AAA PCL 13 46 .265 .336 .405 .270 88 -3 1.4 0.1 63 0 0.4 -0.2 -1.8 0.0
2006 MIN MLB AL 9 6 .278 .364 .412 .333 103 0.2 0.2 0 103 8 0.3 -0.5 0.0 0.0
2006 FTM A+ FSL 78 359 .258 .324 .384 .369 100 15.2 8.8 1.7 159 0 1.4 1.6 12.3 2.5
2006 NBR AA EAS 45 199 .252 .323 .388 .314 93 2.1 4.0 1.9 87 0 4.9 1.4 -2.7 1.0
2007 MIN MLB AL 56 204 .277 .336 .430 .261 95 -19.2 6.1 -0.1 41 9 4.4 3.2 -14.6 -0.1
2007 ROC AAA INT 84 365 .269 .334 .408 .304 93 -1.3 10.5 2.3 97 0 -27.2 -0.8 -0.5 -1.5
2008 MIN MLB AL 98 437 .268 .333 .420 .298 98 -2.2 12.6 -0.5 82 7 -9.7 0.1 -8.6 -0.6
2008 BLT A MDW 2 9 .269 .362 .395 .667 98 1.9 0.3 0 149 0 -0.1 0.1 0.4 0.1
2008 ROC AAA INT 32 121 .251 .322 .383 .256 92 -3.8 3.0 0.9 96 0 -6.3 -0.4 -1.7 -0.4
2009 MIN MLB AL 80 256 .265 .332 .424 .238 104 -18.6 7.4 -0.4 63 9 -3.2 0.6 -11.0 -0.7
2009 ROC AAA INT 40 171 .262 .329 .399 .383 113 3.6 5.0 -0.2 128 0 0.0 -1.4 5.2 0.8
2010 MIN MLB AL 69 170 .258 .324 .403 .304 110 -2.5 4.7 0.8 84 13 1.4 1.5 -2.9 0.6
2010 FTM A+ FSL 3 14 .259 .334 .348 .200 90 -1.5 0.4 0.1 74 0 0.5 -0.1 -0.4 0.1
2010 NBR AA EAS 6 23 .264 .327 .416 .368 98 0.4 0.7 0.1 132 0 -0.3 0.1 0.8 0.1
2010 TWI Rk GCL 5 17 .225 .273 .332 .143 107 -1 0.6 0 91 0 0.1 0.0 -0.7 0.0
2011 MIN MLB AL 97 365 .251 .313 .394 .294 104 -2.8 9.8 1.4 80 7 7.8 2.1 -7.8 1.4
2011 FTM A+ FSL 1 2 .240 .321 .300 .000 101 -0.6 0.1 0 72 0 0.1 0.0 -0.1 0.0
2011 GIG Wnt DWL 31 137 .000 .000 .000 .408 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 MIN MLB AL 106 326 .256 .319 .408 .283 103 -13 8.9 -0.4 66 8 1.2 0.6 -12.7 -0.3
2012 GIG Wnt DWL 37 170 .000 .000 .000 .316 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 BAL MLB AL 62 125 .260 .323 .409 .247 99 -3.7 3.3 -0.1 72 10 -0.3 -1.3 -3.7 -0.2
2014 BAL MLB AL 1 4 .228 .287 .381 .000 107 -0.9 0.1 0 88 5 -0.2 0.0 -0.1 0.0
2014 ABE A- NYP 4 16 .275 .319 .418 .538 94 2.3 0.4 0 166 0 -0.2 -1.2 0.6 0.0
2014 NOR AAA INT 56 213 .258 .327 .386 .302 104 -9.9 6.4 0.9 86 0 0.6 2.0 -6.3 0.4
2015 DUR AAA INT 37 142 .256 .321 .367 .363 95 5.9 3.9 -0.3 112 0 1.1 -1.2 -0.2 0.3
2015 TOL AAA INT 57 225 .247 .312 .362 .309 103 -6.7 6.2 -0.4 114 0 1.0 -0.1 -0.1 0.7
2015 GIG Wnt DWL 29 125 .000 .000 .000 .264 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2016 BUF AAA INT 83 282 .251 .315 .372 .279 101 -8.8 7.9 1.7 77 0 -0.9 2.1 -10.1 0.1
2016 EST Wnt DWL 11 41 .000 .000 .000 .207 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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 PRO Rk PIO 17 12 4 4 1 1 0 7 1 4 0 1 0 .333 .529 .583 .250 0 0
2004 CDR A MDW 34 29 6 9 2 1 0 13 1 5 4 1 1 .310 .412 .448 .138 0 0
2005 SLC AAA PCL 46 39 3 10 0 0 0 10 1 3 6 1 1 .256 .283 .256 .000 4 4
2005 ARK AA TXS 21 19 4 4 0 0 0 4 4 2 3 1 1 .211 .286 .211 .000 0 0
2005 CDR A MDW 347 308 62 100 11 3 3 126 17 29 31 47 12 .325 .390 .409 .084 3 3
2006 FTM A+ FSL 359 323 56 107 12 6 0 131 33 30 36 31 6 .331 .388 .406 .074 3 3
2006 MIN MLB AL 6 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 .250 .500 .250 .000 0 0
2006 NBR AA EAS 199 170 28 50 10 1 1 65 13 18 20 19 4 .294 .362 .382 .088 7 7
2007 ROC AAA INT 365 320 53 86 13 1 3 110 20 34 50 24 12 .269 .341 .344 .075 6 6
2007 MIN MLB AL 204 189 15 42 5 1 0 49 9 9 29 11 1 .222 .256 .259 .037 1 5
2008 MIN MLB AL 437 385 58 108 15 0 7 144 50 31 45 7 2 .281 .333 .374 .094 6 13
2008 ROC AAA INT 121 96 11 21 3 0 0 24 2 18 18 4 3 .219 .342 .250 .031 4 4
2008 BLT A MDW 9 7 2 4 0 0 0 4 1 2 1 0 1 .571 .667 .571 .000 0 0
2009 MIN MLB AL 256 228 25 46 7 3 0 59 17 22 36 11 0 .202 .280 .259 .057 1 2
2009 ROC AAA INT 171 156 21 53 3 4 2 70 17 11 23 9 6 .340 .379 .449 .109 2 2
2010 TWI Rk GCL 17 14 1 2 1 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 .143 .294 .214 .071 0 0
2010 FTM A+ FSL 14 12 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 2 2 1 1 .167 .286 .167 .000 0 0
2010 NBR AA EAS 23 20 1 7 0 0 0 7 0 3 1 1 0 .350 .435 .350 .000 0 0
2010 MIN MLB AL 170 152 26 42 7 4 1 60 20 13 17 6 1 .276 .331 .395 .118 1 4
2011 GIG Wnt DWL 137 119 22 40 7 1 0 49 7 15 21 6 1 .336 .419 .412 .076 0 1
2011 MIN MLB AL 365 323 52 84 21 4 2 119 21 28 45 15 4 .260 .322 .368 .108 3 8
2011 FTM A+ FSL 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
2012 GIG Wnt DWL 170 152 24 44 9 3 2 65 11 12 17 7 3 .290 .349 .428 .138 0 4
2012 MIN MLB AL 326 299 33 72 17 2 1 96 30 16 52 21 1 .241 .282 .321 .080 5 3
2013 BAL MLB AL 125 112 15 24 4 1 1 33 10 9 20 9 2 .214 .268 .295 .080 2 2
2014 ABE A- NYP 16 15 4 7 2 0 0 9 1 1 2 0 1 .467 .500 .600 .133 0
2014 BAL MLB AL 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0
2014 NOR AAA INT 213 197 25 52 8 0 1 63 19 14 28 9 2 .264 .315 .320 .056 1
2015 GIG Wnt DWL 125 117 13 29 5 2 1 41 6 4 10 5 0 .248 .290 .350 .103 0 1
2015 DUR AAA INT 142 127 15 40 8 0 3 57 14 13 22 4 2 .315 .379 .449 .134 0 2
2015 TOL AAA INT 225 208 28 56 11 2 1 74 17 14 29 6 3 .269 .318 .356 .087 0 2
2016 EST Wnt DWL 41 35 1 6 0 0 0 6 0 3 6 0 1 .171 .256 .171 .000 0 2
2016 BUF AAA INT 282 257 35 62 10 2 2 82 16 20 40 5 1 .241 .296 .319 .078 0 5

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2008 1638 0.5110 0.3822 0.8898 0.4731 0.2871 0.9217 0.8348 0.1102 -0.0035
2009 941 0.5122 0.4230 0.8141 0.5602 0.2789 0.8704 0.6953 0.1859 -0.0064
2010 613 0.5237 0.4160 0.8706 0.5452 0.2740 0.9200 0.7625 0.1294 -0.0110
2011 1364 0.5073 0.3592 0.8592 0.4769 0.2381 0.9273 0.7188 0.1408 -0.0001
2012 1190 0.5118 0.4487 0.8165 0.5911 0.2995 0.8694 0.7069 0.1835 0.0016
2013 412 0.5121 0.4515 0.8387 0.5545 0.3433 0.8632 0.7971 0.1613 -0.0018
2014 12 0.5000 0.5000 0.8333 0.5000 0.5000 1.0000 0.6667 0.1667 0.0006
Career61700.51180.40440.85190.52260.28030.90110.75320.1481-0.0028

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
2014-06-27 2014-08-13 Minors 47 0 Right Wrist Fracture Hamate -
2014-05-22 2014-05-31 Minors 9 0 - Thigh Strain -
2014-03-14 2014-03-19 Camp 5 0 Left Knee Swelling - -
2014-02-25 2014-03-11 Camp 14 0 - Thigh Tightness Hamstring - -
2013-09-24 2013-09-30 DTD 6 6 - Head Concussion Player Collision While Fielding - -
2013-06-10 2013-06-15 DTD 5 5 Right Fingers Sprain Index Finger - -
2012-05-07 2012-05-10 DTD 3 3 - Shoulder Soreness - -
2012-04-23 2012-04-25 DTD 2 2 - General Medical Illness - -
2012-03-29 2012-04-04 Camp 6 0 Right Knee Inflammation Bursitis - -
2011-08-13 2011-09-29 60-DL 47 44 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2011-07-28 2011-08-12 15-DL 15 13 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
2011-06-29 2011-07-01 DTD 2 1 Thumb Soreness -
2011-03-07 2011-03-08 Camp 1 0 Left Ankle Sprain Running The Bases -
2010-09-24 2010-09-24 DTD 0 0 General Medical Illness -
2010-08-08 2010-08-11 DTD 3 2 Right Ankle Bone Chips -
2010-06-01 2010-07-21 15-DL 50 43 Right Elbow Surgery Bone Chips 2010-06-04
2009-08-16 2009-08-17 DTD 1 1 Left Foot Contusion -
2008-07-29 2008-08-20 15-DL 22 20 Right Thumb Sprain Ligament -
2008-07-03 2008-07-05 DTD 2 1 Left Fingers Sprain Middle Finger -
2008-06-28 2008-06-29 DTD 1 1 Left Fingers Sprain Middle Finger -
2008-06-08 2008-06-09 DTD 1 1 Low Back Soreness -
2007-03-04 2007-03-06 Camp 2 0 Hip Contusion Tailbone -
2006-09-30 2006-10-02 DTD 2 2 Low Back Spasms -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 TOR $
2015 TBA $
2014 BAL $
2013 BAL $1,700,000
2012 MIN $1,382,500
2011 MIN $865,000
2010 MIN $437,500
2009 MIN $427,500
YearsDescriptionSalary
5 yrPrevious$4,812,500
5 yrTotal$4,812,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
6 y 40 dProformance1 year (2016)

Details
  • 1 year (2016). Signed by Toronto as a free agent 3/9/16 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2015). Signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 2/2/15 (minor-league contract). Salary of $0.9M in majors. Released by Tampa Bay 3/31/15. Re-signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 4/9/15 (minor-league contract). Acquired by Detroit in trade from Tampa Bay 6/29/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by Baltimore as a free agent 1/10/14 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Baltimore 9/27/14.
  • 1 year/$1.9M (2013), plus 2014 club option. 13:$1.7M, 14:$3M club option, $0.2M buyout. Baltimore declined 2014 option 11/4/13.
  • 1 year/$1.3825M (2012). Re-signed by Minnesota 2/15/12 (avoided arbitration, $1.75M-$1.065M). Claimed by Baltimore off waivers from Minnesota 11/2/12.
  • 1 year/$0.865M (2011). Re-signed by Minnesota 1/16/11 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.4375M (2010). Re-signed by Minnesota 3/7/10.
  • 1 year/$0.4275M (2009). Re-signed by Minnesota 3/8/09. Optioned to Triple-A 5/6/09. Recalled 5/30/09. Optioned to Triple-A 6/12/09. Recalled 7/16/09.
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008). Re-signed by Minnesota 2/27/08. Optioned to Triple-A 3/14/08. Recalled 5/11/08.
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007). Optioned to Triple-A 3/07. Recalled 4/07. Optioned to Triple-A 5/07. Recalled 7/30/07.
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006). Acquired by Minnesota in trade from LA Angels 12/05. Contract purchased by Minnesota 9/06.
  • Signed by Anaheim 2003 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic.

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
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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2013-09-12 18:00:00 (link to chat)Will Johnathan Schoop be the Orioles everyday 2B next year? Do you see him as an eventual top-10 fantasy guy at the position?
(Jim from Baltimore)
Hi Jim

I can't predict whether or not Schoop will be the Orioles 2B next year, but I do think that he'll get an opportunity in camp. Brian Roberts is a free agent, and Alexi Casilla and Ryan Flaherty shouldn't be viewed as road blocks. I suspect the Orioles will bring in a cheap veteran as a back-up plan in Spring Training and let them compete.

Will Jonathan Schoop be a Top 10 guy? That all depends on how his power develops. He probably will eventually be Top 10, but given his age and the minor league numbers he has put up to date, I don't see this happening until 2017-2018. These players play different positions, but I think you have to look at players like Brett Lawrie and Eric Hosmer as examples. Everyone got too enthusiastic about Lawrie/Hosmer and got burned the last couple of years. That doesn't mean these players aren't good and won't get better, but it's a long learning curve, particularly if you're not a made-to-order superstar like Mike Trout or Schoop's teammate, Manny Machado. (Mike Gianella)
2009-11-19 13:00:00 (link to chat)Bill Smith says he expects that Ron Gardenhire will keep Nick Punto in the lineup somewhere. This guy is supposed to be Gardenhire's boss. Can't he make him see sense? I'm tired of this cycle where Punto is handed an opening day job, fails miserably, gets replaced by even worse players, gets the job back for the last month, hits decently, and gets a job again the next year. And since it also seems that the Twins are considering bringing back Joe Crede at third or Orlando Cabrera at second (in order to keep Punto somewhere), which is the better alternative? Finally, wouldn't someone like Felipe Lopez be great for the Twins?
(russadams from Target Center)
I'm not sure Nick Punto is so much the problem as an inability to put real players at third base and left field is the problem. If Punto can bat ninth, hit what he hits and play plus defense, he's an acceptable solution on a team with seven or eight actual hitters. Punto is better, relative to his position, than Delmon Young or the collective nightmare at third base or what Alexi Casilla (who I like) did this year. Focusing on him and not those problems is a mistake.

Lopez is a good player who brings more offense than defense, and that's always been a good path to the bench in Minnesota. (Joe Sheehan)
2008-08-01 14:00:00 (link to chat)Liriano seems poised to start on Monday for the Twins... why didn't they shore up at 3B again? Is 2nd in the division just more comfortable?
(themcneills from PDX)
If that's true on Liriano, it's about damn time. As for third base, Brian Buscher has been doing a nice enough job there (.313/.342/.438) that the team should be worrying about second base (Alexi Casilla is done for the year) and shortstop (where Brendan Harris is currently playing) ahead of their third base concerns.

I think the Casilla injury is a major blow to that club. He was playing a bit over his head, but he'd really provided a nice spark for them. (Jay Jaffe)
2008-07-07 13:00:00 (link to chat)Do you think Alexi Casilla is over his head, or finally making good on PECOTA's high hopes for him? (And how was the Sex and the City movie?)
(prayer to god from shellac)
What a great song Prayer To God is -- one of their best. I think Casilla at .320 is over his head, but I do think he could hit .280-.295 consistently with the same level of secondary skills, and that's a pretty good player. Sex And The City movie was pretty darn good -- I'll give it three stars. (Kevin Goldstein)
2008-02-04 13:00:00 (link to chat)Am I better off long term with 3 guys at the end of Kevin Goldstein's top 100 (Carter, Revere, etc) or with Ronnie Cedeno, Andy Marte, and Alexi Casilla?
(LindInMoskva from DC)
Without double-checking, I believe that Kevin has Lars Anderson at #100, so yes. As in definitely yes.

Lars. Anderson. will. be. very. very. good. (David Laurila)
2008-01-28 13:00:00 (link to chat)Bryan, how high are you on Alexi Casilla, after his underwhelming performance at Rochester and in MN this past year? Still SS/2B of the future?
(collins from greenville nc)
I'm not very high on Casilla. His contact abilities are pretty fantastic, and he deserves praise for that, but his OBP is just not high enough to make up for the fact that a .400 SLG will always be difficult for him. My leadoff series I did in July really painted a picture that Casilla faces an uphill, uphill climb. (Bryan Smith)


BP Roundtables

DateRoundtable NameComment
2010-04-05 09:30:00Season Opener RoundtableNot sure why, but I have a feeling O-Dog could become a short-term folk hero in Minneapolis. And not just because he'll keep Alexi Casilla off the field. (Ken Funck)
 

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