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PA AVG HR R RBI SB DRC+ WARP
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Birth Date8-29-1983
Height6' 2"
Weight240 lbs
Age36 years, 1 months, 21 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
-0.22015
-0.12016
-0.02017
2018
-0.72019
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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
2011 OAK 27 5 21 3 1 0 0 4 7 0 0 0 .176 .333 .235 74 -0.6 -0.3 -0.4 0.0
2012 CHN 28 9 21 3 1 0 1 2 2 1 0 0 .167 .286 .389 78 -0.5 -0.1 -0.3 0.0
2012 OAK 28 13 37 4 1 0 0 4 13 1 0 0 .129 .250 .161 78 -0.9 0.4 -2.7 -0.2
2013 NYN 29 50 151 29 7 0 6 13 49 0 0 1 .215 .280 .400 81 -3.0 -1.2 -3.8 -0.2
2014 NYN 30 58 189 35 9 0 7 10 64 1 1 1 .201 .246 .374 78 -4.4 1.2 -7.2 -0.3
2015 NYN 31 32 92 10 1 0 2 11 35 1 1 0 .125 .239 .213 69 -3.0 -0.1 -2.5 -0.2
2016 ATL 32 33 112 25 8 0 2 16 22 2 1 0 .278 .394 .433 107 1.1 -0.3 -6.6 -0.1
2017 ATL 33 6 7 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .143 .143 .143 85 -0.1 -0.3 -0.3 0.0
Career2066301102801860193632.199.283.34882-11.4-0.7-23.7-1.0

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
2005 VAN A- NWN 43 169 .264 .333 .393 .283 89 1.7 4.6 2.2 97 0 1.7 -0.9 -0.3 0.7
2006 KNC A MDW 109 453 .000 .000 .000 .371 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 STO A+ CLF 56 244 .262 .341 .409 .363 96 23.2 7.4 4 144 0 -2.5 -2.4 12.8 1.9
2007 MID AA TXS 58 219 .268 .342 .407 .276 104 -11.5 6.4 3.6 47 0 -3.5 -0.3 -11.6 -0.5
2008 MID AA TXS 117 482 .267 .339 .403 .381 90 9.7 14.2 8.3 99 0 -11.9 -1.4 -10.0 -0.1
2009 MID AA TXS 16 65 .267 .335 .398 .438 130 2 1.8 0 124 0 -1.6 0.4 0.8 0.1
2009 SAC AAA PCL 78 306 .269 .339 .421 .322 89 8.4 9.5 4.3 102 0 -6.5 -2.7 1.7 0.6
2010 MID AA TXS 11 47 .264 .353 .398 .280 98 -0.3 1.3 0.5 65 0 -0.5 -0.3 -1.5 -0.1
2010 SAC AAA PCL 80 276 .282 .354 .444 .348 93 9.4 8.7 3.4 108 0 -14.4 -0.3 3.7 0.1
2011 OAK MLB AL 5 21 .245 .319 .373 .300 106 -0.4 0.6 0.3 74 13 -0.4 -0.3 -0.6 0.0
2011 SAC AAA PCL 99 412 .290 .361 .463 .328 95 17.8 12.8 1.9 118 0 -1.2 -0.2 11.1 2.3
2012 CHN MLB NL 9 21 .270 .326 .420 .133 104 -0.3 0.6 0.1 78 10 -0.3 -0.1 -0.5 0.0
2012 OAK MLB AL 13 37 .241 .312 .384 .222 94 -2.5 1.0 0.4 78 11 -2.7 0.4 -0.9 -0.2
2012 TEN AA SOU 4 15 .228 .319 .360 .286 103 -0.6 0.4 0.2 49 0 -0.1 -0.6 -0.7 -0.1
2012 IOW AAA PCL 3 9 .247 .311 .359 .400 95 0.5 0.3 0.1 114 0 -0.2 -0.3 4.8 0.5
2012 SAC AAA PCL 52 229 .283 .345 .438 .326 92 5 6.8 2.9 117 0 -5.0 -1.7 5.6 0.8
2013 NYN MLB NL 50 151 .251 .316 .389 .280 99 0.3 3.9 2.3 81 10 -3.8 -1.2 -3.0 -0.2
2013 LVG AAA PCL 5 12 .254 .312 .402 .429 121 1.9 0.3 0.2 138 0 -0.2 0.4 0.4 0.1
2014 NYN MLB NL 58 189 .253 .311 .385 .267 97 -3.9 4.9 2.9 78 10 -7.2 1.2 -4.4 -0.3
2015 NYN MLB NL 32 92 .254 .321 .395 .186 87 -7.1 2.5 1.3 69 15 -2.5 -0.1 -3.0 -0.2
2015 LVG AAA PCL 27 108 .289 .347 .441 .250 118 2.9 3.0 0.9 118 0 0.4 -0.3 0.2 0.4
2016 ATL MLB NL 33 112 .252 .318 .408 .343 91 6.7 3.2 1.8 107 11 -6.6 -0.3 1.1 -0.1
2016 COH AAA INT 19 76 .261 .333 .393 .310 108 2.8 2.1 0.3 114 0 -0.3 -1.7 0.2 0.1
2016 GWN AAA INT 40 154 .258 .319 .388 .314 104 0.5 4.3 1.9 114 0 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.8
2017 ATL MLB NL 6 7 .269 .343 .469 .167 93 -1.4 0.2 0.1 85 7 -0.3 -0.3 -0.1 0.0
2017 GWN AAA INT 41 156 .264 .328 .403 .307 99 -3.9 4.6 2.3 89 0 0.3 0.1 -2.3 0.5
2017 ROC AAA INT 19 78 .253 .316 .388 .351 98 1.7 2.3 1.4 88 0 0.6 -0.6 -2.5 0.1
2018 RNO AAA PCL 74 293 .272 .345 .438 .327 115 6.5 8.6 4.6 118 0 -2.0 0.8 7.0 1.9

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
2005 VAN A- NWN 169 150 16 35 8 0 5 58 18 16 40 0 0 .233 .314 .387 .153 1 1
2006 KNC A MDW 453 407 52 117 24 3 14 189 57 42 115 5 5 .287 .358 .464 .177 0 0
2007 MID AA TXS 219 201 16 41 12 0 4 65 20 17 63 0 1 .204 .269 .323 .119 0 0
2007 STO A+ CLF 244 207 39 66 17 2 13 126 47 27 48 2 0 .319 .410 .609 .290 0 0
2008 MID AA TXS 482 430 57 118 29 4 11 188 64 43 140 1 2 .274 .346 .437 .163 2 2
2009 SAC AAA PCL 306 272 30 71 11 2 12 122 45 28 80 2 0 .261 .331 .449 .188 3 3
2009 MID AA TXS 65 57 11 17 4 0 3 30 9 8 22 0 0 .298 .385 .526 .228 0 0
2010 MID AA TXS 47 38 8 8 1 0 1 12 3 7 12 1 0 .211 .362 .316 .105 0 0
2010 SAC AAA PCL 276 250 36 72 18 2 10 124 42 22 62 0 1 .288 .346 .496 .208 0 0
2011 SAC AAA PCL 412 345 61 99 24 1 16 173 48 56 81 7 5 .287 .388 .501 .214 5 2
2011 OAK MLB AL 21 17 3 3 1 0 0 4 4 7 0 0 .176 .333 .235 .059 0 0
2012 IOW AAA PCL 9 7 1 2 1 0 0 3 0 2 2 0 0 .286 .444 .429 .143 0 0
2012 SAC AAA PCL 229 200 29 53 7 0 9 87 29 28 56 3 1 .265 .358 .435 .170 0 0
2012 CHN MLB NL 21 18 1 3 1 0 1 7 4 2 2 0 0 .167 .286 .389 .222 0 0
2012 OAK MLB AL 37 31 3 4 1 0 0 5 0 4 13 0 0 .129 .250 .161 .032 0 1
2012 TEN AA SOU 15 15 1 3 1 0 1 7 4 0 7 0 0 .200 .200 .467 .267 0 0
2013 NYN MLB NL 151 135 17 29 7 0 6 54 19 13 49 0 1 .215 .280 .400 .185 2 1
2013 LVG AAA PCL 12 10 3 4 0 1 1 9 4 2 2 0 0 .400 .500 .900 .500 0 0
2014 NYN MLB NL 189 174 18 35 9 0 7 65 27 10 64 1 1 .201 .246 .374 .172 2
2015 NYN MLB NL 92 80 6 10 1 0 2 17 5 11 35 1 0 .125 .239 .213 .088 0 0
2015 LVG AAA PCL 108 94 17 23 3 1 8 52 21 12 26 0 0 .245 .343 .553 .309 0 0
2016 ATL MLB NL 112 90 6 25 8 0 2 39 15 16 22 1 0 .278 .394 .433 .156 1 3
2016 COH AAA INT 76 61 10 15 5 0 2 26 10 14 17 1 0 .246 .395 .426 .180 0 0
2016 GWN AAA INT 154 136 20 33 6 0 6 57 18 16 45 0 0 .243 .325 .419 .176 1 0
2017 ATL MLB NL 7 7 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .143 .143 .143 .000 0 0
2017 GWN AAA INT 156 139 20 31 8 1 4 53 10 11 48 1 0 .223 .301 .381 .158 1 0
2017 ROC AAA INT 78 70 9 20 9 0 0 29 8 4 15 0 0 .286 .333 .414 .129 2 0
2018 RNO AAA PCL 293 257 44 71 20 1 15 138 50 32 73 0 1 .276 .358 .537 .261 2 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2011 91 0.4725 0.4176 0.6316 0.5116 0.3333 0.9091 0.2500 0.3684 -0.0002
2012 231 0.5281 0.4113 0.7158 0.5656 0.2385 0.7536 0.6154 0.2842 0.0006
2013 592 0.5287 0.4003 0.7089 0.5687 0.2115 0.7978 0.4407 0.2911 0.0031
2014 733 0.4993 0.4256 0.6859 0.5683 0.2834 0.8221 0.4135 0.3141 0.0006
2015 341 0.4663 0.4018 0.5693 0.5597 0.2637 0.6742 0.3750 0.4307 -0.0004
2016 459 0.4837 0.3573 0.7134 0.5090 0.2152 0.8053 0.5098 0.2866 0.0000
2017 19 0.6316 0.4211 0.6250 0.5000 0.2857 0.8333 0.0000 0.3750 0.0000
Career24660.50160.40190.68070.55330.24840.78960.44230.31930.0009

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
2014-06-29 2014-07-06 DTD 7 6 Right Hand Contusion -
2010-06-26 2010-07-15 Minors 19 0 Abdomen Strain Oblique -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2018 ARI $
2017 ATL $800,000
2016 CLE $
2015 NYN $517,880
2014 NYN $505,340
2013 NYN $490,840
2012 OAK $480,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
5 yrPrevious$2,794,060
5 yrTotal$2,794,060

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
4 y 0 dAll Bases Covered1 year (2018)

Details
  • 1 year (2018). Signed by Arizona as a free agent 3/5/18 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.8M (2017). Re-signed by Atlanta 12/2/16 (avoided arbitration). DFA by Atlanta 5/20/17. Sent outright to Triple-A 5/23/17. Contract selected by Atlanta 7/21/17. Acquired by Minnesota in trade from Atlanta 7/24/17, with Braves paying $0.1M of remaining $301,639 in 2017 salary. Sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 7/28/17.
  • 1 year (2016). Signed by Cleveland as a free agent 11/27/15 (minor-league contract). Acquired by Atlanta in trade from Cleveland 5/9/16. Contract selected by Atlanta 7/15/16.
  • 1 year/$517,880 (2015). Re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15. Sent outright to Triple-A by NY Mets 11/5/15.
  • 1 year/$505,340 (2014). Re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14.
  • 1 year/$490,840 (2013). Re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13.
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012). Re-signed by Oakland 2/12. DFA by Oakland 8/21/12. Acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade 8/27/12 after being DFA by Oakland 8/20/12. Claimed by NY Mets off waivers 10/25/12 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 10/24/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Contract purchased by Oakland 8/23/11.
  • Drafted by Oakland 2005 (18-551) (Alvernia University).

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 383 46 88 24 1 13 49 34 104 1 0 .260 .336 .451 106 22.4 C -14, 1B 0 0.9
80o 363 41 80 21 1 12 45 30 101 1 0 .248 .319 .430 98 16.5 C -14, 1B 0 0.3
70o 349 38 74 20 1 11 41 28 98 0 0 .237 .308 .413 92 12.7 C -14, 1B 0 -0.1
60o 336 36 70 19 1 10 39 26 96 0 0 .232 .301 .401 87 9.6 C -14, 1B 0 -0.4
50o 325 34 65 17 1 10 37 25 94 0 0 .223 .291 .390 83 6.8 C -14, 1B 0 -0.7
40o 314 32 61 16 1 9 34 23 92 0 0 .216 .282 .375 78 4.3 C -14, 1B 0 -1.0
30o 301 29 56 15 1 8 32 22 89 0 0 .205 .272 .355 73 1.7 C -14, 1B 0 -1.3
20o 287 27 52 14 1 8 30 20 87 0 0 .199 .265 .352 68 -1.0 C -14, 1B 0 -1.6
10o 267 24 46 12 1 7 26 17 82 0 0 .189 .248 .332 60 -4.3 C -14, 1B 0 -2.0
Weighted Mean32934671811037259500.227.297.397847.7C -14, 1B 0-0.6

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DateQuestionAnswer
2014-03-12 14:00:00 (link to chat)What's with the Anthony Recker love on the podcast?!
(Tom from Eugene, OR.)
Home-Recker is the best-looking player in baseball. Not great at hitting, fielding, or any of the other yardsticks by which we traditionally evaluate players, but he deserves to be recognized for what he does do well. (Ben Lindbergh)


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Advanced Catching Metrics

Year lvl CSAA Framing Runs Blocking Chances EPAA Blocking Runs SB Attempts SRAA TRAA Throwing Runs FRAA Adj. FRAA
2005 asx .000 0.0 1718 -.002 1.3 38 .000 -.006 0.3 0.8 1.7
2006 afx .000 0.0 825 .000 0.0 28 .008 .011 -0.1 -0.6 0.0
2007 aax .000 0.0 2621 .000 -0.2 61 .070 .003 -2.5 -2.1 -3.5
2007 afa .000 0.0 2493 .003 -2.0 52 .003 .001 -0.1 -1.5 -2.5
2008 aax -.007 -11.3 5614 .001 -2.1 130 -.023 .005 1.8 -11.1 -11.9
2009 aax -.012 -1.3 476 .000 0.0 7 .009 .001 0.0 -1.2 -1.6
2009 aaa -.008 -6.5 3556 .001 -0.6 54 -.017 .000 0.6 -6.9 -6.5
2010 aaa -.019 -14.5 2982 .002 -1.2 51 -.020 .002 0.7 -16.4 -14.4
2010 aax -.005 -0.5 488 .000 0.0 5 .019 -.003 -0.1 -0.8 -0.5
2011 aaa -.003 -2.5 2910 .000 0.1 48 .006 -.001 -0.2 -2.9 -1.2
2011 mlb -.012 -0.6 324 -.001 0.1 4 .000 .000 0.0 -0.1 -0.4
2012 mlb -.028 -3.2 530 .000 0.1 10 -.039 .000 0.2 -3.1 -2.9
2012 aax -.004 -0.1 116 .000 0.0 3 .017 .000 0.0 -0.2 -0.1
2012 aaa -.012 -6.2 1957 .000 -0.2 45 -.056 .006 1.6 -5.8 -5.2
2013 aaa -.004 -0.1 168 .000 0.0 1 .014 .000 0.0 -0.2 -0.2
2013 mlb -.015 -4.7 1494 -.003 1.3 30 .014 -.001 -0.2 -3.9 -3.8
2014 mlb -.025 -10.2 1871 -.002 1.2 24 -.013 -.004 0.2 -10.1 -7.2
2015 aaa .000 -0.1 885 .000 -0.1 13 -.005 .000 0.0 -0.3 0.4
2015 mlb -.016 -3.0 881 -.003 0.6 9 .030 -.003 -0.1 -2.6 -2.5
2016 mlb -.024 -6.1 1210 -.002 0.6 31 .028 .002 -0.5 -6.0 -6.6
2016 aaa -.020 -11.0 0 .000 0.0 43 .032 .000 -0.8 -11.7 0.3
2017 aaa -.014 -9.7 2621 .001 -0.9 43 .042 -.001 -1.1 -12.1 0.8
2017 mlb -.007 -0.1 57 .011 -0.2 1 .017 -.001 0.0 -0.3 -0.3
2018 aaa -.006 -5.0 1106 .000 -0.1 41 -.017 .004 0.4 -4.6 -2.0

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