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PA AVG HR R RBI SB DRC+ WARP
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Birth Date4-11-1984
Height6' 0"
Weight195 lbs
Age35 years, 3 months, 6 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
1.02015
-0.52016
0.02017
2018
0.32019
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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
2007 FLO 23 45 158 33 8 2 0 6 37 1 2 0 .229 .261 .313 52 -9.0 0.6 -3.9 -0.7
2009 FLO 25 22 27 5 1 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 .250 .385 .300 79 -0.6 1.2 0.9 0.2
2010 CHA 26 19 32 9 3 0 0 1 4 0 2 1 .300 .323 .400 86 -0.5 0.1 -2.1 -0.2
2011 CHA 27 54 171 50 11 3 4 17 34 1 12 5 .329 .400 .520 112 2.6 1.6 1.2 1.0
2012 CHA 28 131 585 147 29 6 9 47 109 9 26 12 .281 .349 .410 102 1.2 2.9 0.7 2.3
2013 CHA 29 153 675 160 27 4 17 50 147 6 20 8 .264 .323 .405 97 -1.1 1.8 3.4 2.4
2014 BAL 30 20 89 24 5 3 3 6 19 0 2 3 .293 .341 .537 89 -1.0 -1.3 1.8 0.1
2014 CHA 30 122 439 96 19 5 5 33 100 6 15 7 .243 .309 .354 90 -4.4 -2.0 3.3 0.7
2015 BAL 31 30 112 22 4 1 3 7 34 2 2 2 .214 .277 .359 102 0.7 -1.0 1.7 0.4
2015 BOS 31 60 178 47 9 5 4 12 36 2 3 1 .292 .347 .484 104 1.4 0.9 -2.7 0.3
2015 SFN 31 24 75 16 4 1 0 12 14 1 2 2 .262 .387 .361 104 0.6 -0.5 0.7 0.3
2016 NYN 32 130 267 48 9 0 6 26 67 5 4 3 .205 .297 .321 80 -6.0 -2.1 -4.1 -0.5
2017 WAS 33 28 70 12 2 3 0 3 16 0 1 0 .194 .224 .323 71 -2.3 0.1 0.8 0.0
Career83828786691313351225622339144.260.325.39693-18.52.31.76.3

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
2003 OGD Rk PIO 55 246 .000 .000 .000 .260 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 CGA A SAL 102 394 .000 .000 .000 .290 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 JUP A+ FSL 123 554 .224 .289 .315 .336 90 -1.2 1.5 -0.2 98 0 0.7 -2.0 -0.6 -0.1
2006 JUP A+ FSL 2 8 .258 .346 .418 .167 0.0 0 0 -0.8 -0.2 0.0 0.0
2006 CAR AA SOU 69 266 .000 .000 .000 .325 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 MRL Rk GCL 7 28 .228 .333 .320 .500 104 3.9 0.6 0.1 166 0 0.5 -0.3 0.9 0.2
2007 FLO MLB NL 45 158 .264 .333 .424 .303 104 -7.4 4.7 0.4 52 11 -3.9 0.6 -9.0 -0.7
2007 JUP A+ FSL 2 9 .291 .365 .440 .571 104 2 0.3 -0.1 152 0 -0.4 -0.1 0.5 0.0
2007 CAR AA SOU 5 23 .272 .345 .418 .313 100 3.4 0.7 0 185 0 -0.8 0.2 2.1 0.2
2007 MRL Rk GCL 4 12 .262 .335 .358 .750 90 4.3 0.3 -0.1 -524 0 -0.2 -0.4 0.6 0.0
2009 FLO MLB NL 22 27 .259 .323 .403 .313 98 0.9 0.8 0 79 12 0.9 1.2 -0.6 0.2
2009 NWO AAA PCL 87 307 .268 .337 .408 .338 89 20.9 8.9 -1.6 122 0 -6.8 0.7 9.0 1.0
2010 CHA MLB AL 19 32 .249 .319 .390 .346 111 -0.7 0.9 0 86 15 -2.1 0.1 -0.5 -0.2
2010 CHR AAA INT 79 358 .262 .327 .407 .355 102 7.1 10.8 -2.1 124 0 -2.4 4.4 9.6 1.9
2011 CHA MLB AL 54 171 .254 .317 .397 .404 103 13.4 4.6 -0.8 112 13 1.2 1.6 2.6 1.0
2011 CHR AAA INT 99 435 .262 .326 .402 .373 94 18 13.5 -3.8 128 0 -1.3 0.9 12.8 2.1
2011 TDE Wnt DWL 38 132 .000 .000 .000 .262 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 CHA MLB AL 131 585 .263 .324 .425 .339 105 7.1 16.0 1.2 102 10 0.7 2.9 1.2 2.3
2012 CHR AAA INT 5 21 .262 .333 .392 .250 101 -0.3 0.6 -0.1 83 0 -0.2 0.9 -0.3 0.1
2013 CHA MLB AL 153 675 .256 .315 .400 .318 100 3.7 17.8 -0.2 97 6 3.4 1.8 -1.1 2.4
2013 DOM int WBC 6 21 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2014 BAL MLB AL 20 89 .251 .313 .388 .350 99 4.5 2.3 -0.5 89 10 1.8 -1.3 -1.0 0.1
2014 CHA MLB AL 122 439 .254 .312 .391 .311 101 -5.2 11.3 -2.2 90 10 3.3 -2.0 -4.4 0.7
2015 BAL MLB AL 30 112 .257 .318 .408 .288 113 -3.7 3.0 -0.8 102 8 1.7 -1.0 0.7 0.4
2015 BOS MLB AL 60 178 .250 .309 .401 .352 113 5.7 4.8 -1.3 104 8 -2.7 0.9 1.4 0.3
2015 SFN MLB NL 24 75 .255 .322 .419 .333 90 1.9 2.0 -0.4 104 8 0.7 -0.5 0.6 0.3
2016 NYN MLB NL 130 267 .250 .317 .407 .259 88 -6 7.6 -0.3 80 10 -4.1 -2.1 -6.0 -0.5
2017 WAS MLB NL 28 70 .260 .333 .436 .250 95 -3.2 2.0 -0.5 71 13 0.8 0.1 -2.3 0.0
2017 SYR AAA INT 56 212 .254 .318 .389 .316 100 2 6.3 -1.8 124 0 1.1 1.0 5.3 1.2
2018 SYR AAA INT 32 131 .258 .326 .397 .348 93 7.4 3.8 -1.6 166 0 -0.1 0.2 7.5 1.0
2018 NAT Rk GCL 9 32 .255 .326 .361 .333 105 -1.3 1.0 -0.3 123 0 -0.8 0.2 0.7 0.1
2018 LAR Wnt VWL 41 178 .286 .344 .386 .403 100 7 4.3 0.2 94 1 0.0 0.8 4.7 0.8

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 OGD Rk PIO 246 208 36 48 11 1 2 67 24 23 34 15 6 .231 .329 .322 .091 5 5
2004 CGA A SAL 394 341 63 87 17 2 4 120 45 38 55 24 10 .255 .344 .352 .097 4 4
2005 JUP A+ FSL 554 472 75 135 24 9 3 186 37 58 87 34 17 .286 .366 .394 .108 11 11
2006 JUP A+ FSL 8 7 1 1 0 1 0 3 0 0 2 0 1 .143 .125 .429 .286 1 1
2006 MRL Rk GCL 28 24 7 11 1 0 0 12 4 4 2 3 2 .458 .536 .500 .042 0 0
2006 CAR AA SOU 266 230 40 64 12 2 2 86 16 21 46 27 10 .278 .337 .374 .096 9 9
2007 CAR AA SOU 23 20 7 7 2 0 2 15 3 3 2 0 0 .350 .435 .750 .400 0 0
2007 JUP A+ FSL 9 8 1 4 1 1 0 7 0 1 1 0 1 .500 .556 .875 .375 0 0
2007 FLO MLB NL 158 144 14 33 8 2 0 45 8 6 37 2 0 .229 .261 .313 .083 2 5
2007 MRL Rk GCL 12 9 2 6 2 0 0 8 1 2 1 2 2 .667 .750 .889 .222 0 0
2009 NWO AAA PCL 307 267 45 80 21 5 8 135 34 27 53 11 5 .300 .364 .506 .206 7 7
2009 FLO MLB NL 27 20 6 5 1 0 0 6 3 5 5 0 0 .250 .385 .300 .050 1 1
2010 CHR AAA INT 358 318 53 96 21 4 5 140 49 29 60 16 3 .302 .366 .440 .138 3 3
2010 CHA MLB AL 32 30 7 9 3 0 0 12 2 1 4 2 1 .300 .323 .400 .100 0 1
2011 TDE Wnt DWL 132 111 14 22 4 4 0 34 11 17 28 6 1 .198 .313 .306 .108 1 1
2011 CHA MLB AL 171 152 29 50 11 3 4 79 23 17 34 12 5 .329 .400 .520 .191 0 1
2011 CHR AAA INT 435 385 64 124 29 5 9 190 37 33 72 22 11 .322 .378 .494 .171 4 9
2012 CHR AAA INT 21 20 3 5 1 0 1 9 2 1 3 0 0 .250 .286 .450 .200 0 0
2012 CHA MLB AL 585 524 81 147 29 6 9 215 50 47 109 26 12 .281 .349 .410 .130 1 4
2013 DOM int WBC 21 18 0 4 2 0 0 6 3 2 6 1 0 .222 .333 .333 .111 0 0
2013 CHA MLB AL 675 607 84 160 27 4 17 246 62 50 147 20 8 .264 .323 .405 .142 6 6
2014 BAL MLB AL 89 82 11 24 5 3 3 44 10 6 19 2 3 .293 .341 .537 .244 0
2014 CHA MLB AL 439 395 45 96 19 5 5 140 31 33 100 15 7 .243 .309 .354 .111 3
2015 BAL MLB AL 112 103 16 22 4 1 3 37 7 7 34 2 2 .214 .277 .359 .146 0 0
2015 BOS MLB AL 178 161 23 47 9 5 4 78 25 12 36 3 1 .292 .347 .484 .193 1 2
2015 SFN MLB NL 75 61 12 16 4 1 0 22 3 12 14 2 2 .262 .387 .361 .098 1 0
2016 NYN MLB NL 267 234 31 48 9 0 6 75 25 26 67 4 3 .205 .297 .321 .115 1 1
2017 WAS MLB NL 70 62 8 12 2 3 0 20 9 3 16 1 0 .194 .224 .323 .129 2 3
2017 SYR AAA INT 212 186 30 52 11 0 4 75 19 25 30 2 0 .280 .368 .403 .124 0 0
2018 LAR Wnt VWL 178 156 30 57 7 1 5 81 18 17 23 1 3 .365 .435 .519 .154 1 1
2018 SYR AAA INT 131 106 17 32 6 0 1 41 16 20 18 4 0 .302 .420 .387 .085 2 0
2018 NAT Rk GCL 32 29 2 8 2 0 0 10 4 3 5 0 0 .276 .344 .345 .069 0 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2009 119 0.4706 0.3782 0.7333 0.5893 0.1905 0.8485 0.4167 0.2667 -0.0009
2010 97 0.5567 0.5361 0.7885 0.6667 0.3721 0.8889 0.5625 0.2115 -0.0049
2011 672 0.5238 0.4643 0.7788 0.6392 0.2719 0.8622 0.5632 0.2212 0.0037
2012 2306 0.5091 0.4202 0.7946 0.5545 0.2809 0.9063 0.5660 0.2054 -0.0068
2013 2743 0.5035 0.4240 0.7850 0.5844 0.2614 0.8761 0.5787 0.2150 0.0042
2014 2064 0.4903 0.4641 0.7568 0.6136 0.3203 0.8647 0.5579 0.2432 0.0121
2015 1448 0.4876 0.4648 0.7652 0.6161 0.3208 0.8782 0.5588 0.2348 0.0085
2016 1081 0.4847 0.4246 0.7516 0.5496 0.3070 0.8993 0.5029 0.2484 0.0000
2017 259 0.5560 0.4440 0.7304 0.5833 0.2696 0.8214 0.4839 0.2696 0.0000
Career107890.50080.43990.77340.58850.29040.88060.55660.22660.0032

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
2014-08-05 2014-08-06 DTD 1 1 Left Knee Contusion -
2013-06-12 2013-06-15 DTD 3 1 - General Medical Illness Virus - -
2012-09-29 2012-10-04 DTD 5 5 - General Medical Illness Flu - -
2012-08-18 2012-09-02 15-DL 15 14 Left Trunk Contusion Ribs - -
2012-08-06 2012-08-08 DTD 2 2 - Low Back Stiffness - -
2012-07-28 2012-07-30 DTD 2 2 Left Wrist Sprain Collision with Another Player - -
2010-07-11 2010-07-19 Minors 8 0 Left Knee Contusion -
2010-05-03 2010-06-19 Minors 47 0 Right Wrist Sprain -
2008-03-30 2008-09-28 60-DL 182 160 Left Ankle Surgery High Ankle 2008-07-29
2007-04-16 2007-08-08 60-DL 114 102 Right Ankle Fracture Hairline -
2007-04-11 2007-04-15 DTD 4 2 Right Ankle Sprain -
2006-06-09 2006-08-23 Minors 75 0 Right Wrist Contusion -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2017 WAS $
2016 NYN $5,750,000
2015 BAL $5,000,000
2014 CHA $4,250,000
2013 CHA $2,075,000
2012 CHA $495,000
2008 CHA $390,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
6 yrPrevious$17,960,000
6 yrTotal$17,960,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
8 y 14 dMagnus Sports1 year (2018)

Details
  • 1 year (2018). Re-signed by Washington as a free agent 3/2/18 (minor-league contract). Released by Washington 3/24/18. Re-signed by Washington as a free agent 3/25/18 (minor-league contract). Released by Washington 8/8/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Signed by Oakland as a free agent 1/20/17 (minor-league contract). Salary of $1.75M in majors. May earn additional $1M in performance bonuses. Released by Oakland 3/27/17 (exercised right to opt out). Signed by Washington as a free agent 6/15/17 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Washington 8/16/17.
  • 1 year/$5.75M (2016). Signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/15. May earn additional $1.25M in performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 400, 450, 500, 550, 600 plate appearances.
  • 1 year/$5M (2015). Lost in arbitration with Baltimore 2/21/15 ($5.65M-$5M). Acquired by Boston in trade 6/3/15 after being DFA by Baltimore 5/27/15. Acquired by San Francisco in trade from Boston 8/31/15.
  • 1 year/$4.25M (2014). Re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration). Acquired by Baltimore in trade from Chicago White Sox 8/31/14.
  • 1 year/$2.075M (2013). Re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.495M (2012). Re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/4/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/10.
  • 1 year (2009). Re-signed as a free agent (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Florida 5/17/09. Claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers from Florida 10/21/09.
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008). Re-signed by Florida 2/22/08. Sent outright to Triple-A by Florida 10/1/08.
  • 1 year (2007). Contract purchased by Florida 4/07.
  • 1 year (2006). Re-signed by Florida (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2005). Selected by Florida from LA Dodgers in Rule 5 draft 12/04.
  • Signed by LA Dodgers 2001 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
90o 381 45 92 20 1 9 42 39 78 6 2 .275 .356 .422 104 16.0 1.7
80o 362 41 83 18 1 8 38 35 75 5 2 .260 .339 .398 97 10.8 1.1
70o 348 39 77 17 1 7 35 33 74 5 2 .250 .329 .380 91 7.2 0.8
60o 336 36 73 16 1 7 33 31 72 5 2 .245 .320 .376 87 4.4 0.5
50o 325 34 68 15 1 6 32 29 71 4 2 .235 .310 .356 82 2.0 0.2
40o 314 32 64 14 1 6 30 27 69 4 1 .229 .301 .350 78 -0.3 0.0
30o 302 30 60 13 1 6 28 25 68 4 1 .221 .292 .343 73 -2.6 -0.3
20o 288 28 55 12 1 5 26 23 66 3 1 .212 .280 .324 68 -5.1 -0.5
10o 269 25 48 10 1 5 23 20 63 3 1 .198 .262 .309 60 -8.1 -0.9
Weighted Mean3283570151732297142.240.313.370842.70.3

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DateQuestionAnswer
2015-06-16 20:00:00 (link to chat)If the Red Sox were characters on Game of Thrones, who would they be? thanks
(Bill from Los Angeles)
This is super played out ...

... and as such, right in my wheelhouse.

Xander Bogaerts: Jon Snow
Mookie Betts: Danaerys Targaryen

Ben Cherington: Ned (tried to do the right thing, will probably lose head)
Wade Miley: Catelyn (doesn't do much but yell)
Rick Porcello: Robb Stark (handsome, ineffective)
Clay Buchholz: Sansa (WHAT EVEN ARE YOU?)
Eduardo Rodriguez: Arya (so much potential)
Brock Holt: Bran (takes a lot of forms)
Joe Kelly: Rickon (why do you exist?)
Mike Napoli: Hodor (...yep)
Christian Vazquez: Benjen Stark (plz come back)

John Henry: Tywin (still calling the shots)
Dustin Pedroia: Tyrion (most watchable/resourceful)
Larry Lucchino: Cersei (...)
David Ortiz: Jaime (lost a step but still badass)
Blake Swihart: Tommen (keep trying, little guy)

John Farrell: Stannis (stern but no one seems to listen)
Melisandre: Pablo Sandoval (is your power real or what)
Our Hopes/Dreams: Shireen

Hanley Ramirez: The Hound (unlikeable but powerful)
Koji Uehara: Brienne (still rooting for ya)
Daniel Nava: Pod (you too!)

Junichi Tawawa: Bronn (just gets stuff done)
Allen Craig: Janos Slynt (just doesn't)
Shane Victorino: Jorah (always hurt)
Jackie Bradley: Theon (has he not suffered enough?)
Justin Masterson: Beric Dondarrion (should not have been revived)

Craig Breslow: Doran (smart, ineffective)
Alejandro De Aza: sandsnake 1
Alexi Ogando: sandsnake 2
Tommy Layne: sandsnake 3

The Yankees: Roose Bolton
The Rays: Ramsay Bolton
The Blue Jays: The Night's King
The Orioles: Mance Rayder

And two for the book readers ...
Yoan Moncada: Young Griff
Rusney Castillo: Patchface (Ben Carsley)
2014-01-21 18:00:00 (link to chat)What kind of numbers do you expect out of Alejandro De Aza considering he may be the odd man out of the White Sox outfield?
(jaymoff from Salem)
I still see De Aza getting a good number of at bats. I'm not a big believer in Adam Eaton and think the White Sox will find a way to play De Aza enough where he's still viable. Maybe he won't put up what he did last year, but a 10/15 year with a solid batting average wouldn't surprise. In deeper leagues, even if De Aza isn't starting, he could do what Gerardo Parra did when he was a fourth OF and provide plenty of deep league, sneaky value. (Mike Gianella)
2014-01-21 18:00:00 (link to chat)What kind of numbers do you expect out of Alejandro De Aza considering he may be the odd man out of the White Sox outfield?
(jaymoff from Salem)
I still see De Aza getting a good number of at bats. I'm not a big believer in Adam Eaton and think the White Sox will find a way to play De Aza enough where he's still viable. Maybe he won't put up what he did last year, but a 10/15 year with a solid batting average wouldn't surprise. In deeper leagues, even if De Aza isn't starting, he could do what Gerardo Parra did when he was a fourth OF and provide plenty of deep league, sneaky value. (Mike Gianella)
2012-12-27 13:00:00 (link to chat)Will Alejandro De Aza continue to improve and build on a promising season last year? Or is he in store for some regression? Thanks!
(Mike from Chicago)
Another where I see #wish. It's nice that he put it together at 28, and even with some regression, that's not a bad player to have. But for a guy who was a quad-A player for a long time and is now 29, that story doesn't usually end in the Hall of Fame. (Russell Carleton)
2012-07-11 12:00:00 (link to chat)Just looking average, runs and steals, better 2h Alejandro De Aza or Norichika Aoki?
(JDub from San Diego)
De Aza (Jason Collette)


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