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PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
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Birth Date8-9-1983
Height6' 1"
Weight200 lbs
Age34 years, 10 months, 10 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
0.72014
-0.62015
0.72016
-0.22017
-1.22018
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2010 MIN 26 49 155 142 12 28 6 1 2 42 4 25 4 2 3 13 0 0 .197 .237 .296 .191 -4.3 2.3 -0.2
2011 MIN 27 93 254 234 19 39 9 1 2 56 11 42 2 1 6 23 0 0 .167 .210 .239 .163 -15.2 -5.1 -2.2
2012 MIN 28 42 122 111 7 22 6 0 1 31 9 26 2 0 0 5 0 0 .198 .270 .279 .202 -1.2 -3.5 -0.5
2013 LAN 29 4 7 7 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .143 .143 .052 -1.6 -0.0 -0.2
2013 MIN 29 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 -.016 -0.7 -0.1 -0.1
2014 LAN 30 61 192 170 16 32 6 1 3 49 17 41 2 2 14 0 0 .188 .267 .288 .214 -0.6 6.6 0.7
2015 ANA 31 10 21 21 3 4 0 0 0 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .190 .190 .190 .180 -1.0 -2.2 -0.3
2015 KCA 31 45 99 86 6 17 3 0 1 23 6 24 2 0 5 5 0 0 .198 .266 .267 .202 -2.6 0.7 -0.2
2016 KCA 32 55 133 123 18 35 10 1 4 59 8 36 0 0 2 16 0 0 .285 .328 .480 .268 6.0 0.4 0.7
2017 KCA 33 75 177 163 18 37 4 1 3 52 12 41 1 0 1 14 0 0 .227 .284 .319 .223 1.2 -3.5 -0.2
2018 KCA 34 30 100 89 6 14 4 0 1 21 9 23 1 1 0 10 0 0 .157 .240 .236 .181 -2.6 -4.1 -0.7
Career4661263114910522948517338762651461710001.199.256.294.201-22.7-8.6-3.3

Statistics for All Levels

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YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
2005 BRO A- 55 204 .236 .252 .327 .368 .263 .261 101 -4.6 5.1 3.1 1.0 -2.0 1.7 0.3 1.7 0.3
2006 HAG A 95 355 .229 .245 .328 .357 .257 .224 96 -8.9 8.0 4.9 11.2 -3.1 0.8 1.3 0.8 1.3
2007 SLU A+ 52 210 .264 .257 .328 .375 .254 .282 104 0.9 6.5 3.9 1.3 -0.2 11.2 1.2 11.2 1.2
2007 BIN AA 30 121 .162 .259 .327 .388 .256 .221 94 -12.9 3.5 2.2 2.3 -0.9 -8.1 -0.6 -8.1 -0.6
2007 NBR AA 17 56 .248 .259 .323 .386 .254 .283 109 -0.7 1.7 1 -0.1 -2.1 -0.1 -0.0 -0.1 -0.0
2008 NBR AA 96 351 .229 .261 .337 .398 .256 .242 105 -11.7 10.2 5.8 3.0 0.6 4.9 0.8 4.9 0.8
2009 ROC AAA 99 333 .199 .266 .332 .406 .251 .239 111 -21.9 9.7 5.6 5.5 -0.9 -7.5 -0.2 -7.5 -0.2
2010 MIN MLB 49 155 .191 .263 .327 .407 .257 .222 109 -10.8 4.3 2.6 2.3 -0.3 -4.3 -0.2 -4.3 -0.2
2011 MIN MLB 93 254 .163 .259 .319 .405 .260 .194 104 -24.3 6.8 4.1 -5.1 -1.8 -15.2 -2.2 -15.2 -2.2
2012 MIN MLB 42 122 .202 .257 .323 .410 .261 .250 107 -6.9 3.3 2.1 -3.5 0.3 -1.2 -0.5 -1.2 -0.5
2012 ROC AAA 15 48 .291 .261 .333 .394 .257 .324 94 1.7 1.4 0.8 0.6 0.5 4.3 0.5 4.3 0.5
2012 EST Wnt 22 67 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .294 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 LAN MLB 4 7 .052 .260 .312 .414 .263 .333 95 -1.4 0.2 0 -0.0 -0.3 -1.6 -0.2 -1.6 -0.2
2013 MIN MLB 2 3 -.016 .244 .302 .369 .251 .000 90 -0.8 0.1 0 -0.1 0.0 -0.7 -0.1 -0.7 -0.1
2013 ABQ AAA 16 57 .151 .256 .327 .390 .258 .184 116 -6.7 1.6 1 1.2 0.4 -3.7 -0.3 -3.7 -0.3
2013 ROC AAA 27 94 .209 .256 .327 .383 .255 .236 103 -5.2 2.7 0.9 -0.3 0.2 -1.4 -0.2 -1.4 -0.2
2013 ITA int 4 16 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .182 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2014 LAN MLB 61 192 .214 .257 .320 .395 .265 .227 97 -8.3 5.0 2.9 6.6 -0.2 -0.6 0.7 -0.6 0.7
2015 ANA MLB 10 21 .180 .277 .332 .432 .278 .211 94 -1.6 0.6 0.3 -2.2 -0.2 -1.0 -0.3 -1.0 -0.3
2015 KCA MLB 45 99 .202 .254 .316 .413 .262 .262 102 -5.6 2.7 1.4 0.7 -1.0 -2.6 -0.2 -2.6 -0.2
2016 KCA MLB 55 133 .268 .258 .322 .418 .256 .373 104 1 3.7 2.3 0.4 -1.1 6.0 0.7 6.0 0.7
2017 KCA MLB 75 177 .223 .252 .322 .420 .257 .286 104 -6.9 5.2 3 -3.5 -0.1 1.2 -0.2 1.2 -0.2
2018 KCA MLB 30 100 .181 .241 .319 .409 .251 .197 106 -8.2 2.9 1.7 -4.1 1.0 -2.6 -0.7 -2.6 -0.7

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2005 BRO A- 204 13 38 9 1 1 23 22 33 1 0 .217 .310 .297 .080 .236 1.7 1.0 0.3
2006 HAG A 355 24 55 13 0 5 38 42 72 1 0 .186 .298 .281 .095 .229 0.8 11.2 1.3
2007 SLU A+ 210 22 47 14 0 5 22 24 28 0 1 .258 .351 .418 .159 .264 11.2 1.3 1.2
2007 BIN AA 121 7 22 2 0 1 4 2 22 0 0 .188 .207 .231 .043 .162 -8.1 2.3 -0.6
2007 NBR AA 56 3 13 3 1 0 3 5 5 0 0 .260 .321 .360 .100 .248 -0.1 -0.1 -0.0
2008 NBR AA 351 39 66 18 1 7 39 35 55 0 1 .219 .308 .354 .136 .229 4.9 3.0 0.8
2009 ROC AAA 333 23 63 16 1 2 25 22 49 0 1 .211 .264 .292 .081 .199 -7.5 5.5 -0.2
2010 MIN MLB 155 12 28 6 1 2 13 4 25 0 0 .197 .237 .296 .099 .191 -4.3 2.3 -0.2
2011 MIN MLB 254 19 39 9 1 2 23 11 42 0 0 .167 .210 .239 .073 .163 -15.2 -5.1 -2.2
2012 EST Wnt 67 4 10 3 0 0 7 9 19 0 1 .189 .328 .245 .057 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 MIN MLB 122 7 22 6 0 1 5 9 26 0 0 .198 .270 .279 .081 .202 -1.2 -3.5 -0.5
2012 ROC AAA 48 6 12 3 0 1 5 3 9 0 0 .279 .319 .419 .140 .291 4.3 0.6 0.5
2013 ROC AAA 94 8 19 2 0 2 10 2 15 0 0 .218 .247 .310 .092 .209 -1.4 -0.3 -0.2
2013 LAN MLB 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 .143 .143 .143 .000 .052 -1.6 -0.0 -0.2
2013 ABQ AAA 57 3 7 3 1 0 3 4 14 0 0 .135 .196 .231 .096 .151 -3.7 1.2 -0.3
2013 ITA int 16 1 3 1 0 1 4 0 4 0 0 .188 .188 .438 .250 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 MIN MLB 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.016 -0.7 -0.1 -0.1
2014 LAN MLB 192 16 32 6 1 3 14 17 41 0 0 .188 .267 .288 .100 .214 -0.6 6.6 0.7
2015 KCA MLB 99 6 17 3 0 1 5 6 24 0 0 .198 .266 .267 .070 .202 -2.6 0.7 -0.2
2015 ANA MLB 21 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .190 .190 .190 .000 .180 -1.0 -2.2 -0.3
2016 KCA MLB 133 18 35 10 1 4 16 8 36 0 0 .285 .328 .480 .195 .268 6.0 0.4 0.7
2017 KCA MLB 177 18 37 4 1 3 14 12 41 0 0 .227 .284 .319 .092 .223 1.2 -3.5 -0.2
2018 KCA MLB 100 6 14 4 0 1 10 9 23 0 0 .157 .240 .236 .079 .181 -2.6 -4.1 -0.7

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT CSAA_CHANCES CSAA_RT
2010 581 0.5628 0.4578 0.8571 0.6422 0.2205 0.8667 0.8214 0.1429 264 0.009170
2011 935 0.5551 0.4631 0.8430 0.5954 0.2981 0.8932 0.7177 0.1570 425 0.000606
2012 438 0.4863 0.4178 0.8142 0.5822 0.2622 0.8548 0.7288 0.1858 212 -0.004956
2013 36 0.6389 0.6389 0.7391 0.7826 0.3846 0.8333 0.4000 0.2609 12 -0.001170
2014 742 0.5526 0.4501 0.7874 0.6098 0.2530 0.8240 0.6786 0.2126 346 -0.005788
2015 401 0.5511 0.4963 0.7337 0.6697 0.2833 0.7905 0.5686 0.2663 163 0.005495
2016 544 0.5000 0.4816 0.7481 0.6912 0.2721 0.8404 0.5135 0.2519 0 0.000000
2017 716 0.5223 0.4511 0.7895 0.6444 0.2398 0.8755 0.5366 0.2105 0 0.000000
2018 380 0.5158 0.4237 0.7453 0.5969 0.2391 0.8205 0.5455 0.2547 0 0.000000
Career47730.53530.45760.79680.62820.26140.85220.64620.2032202.41820.0003

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
2013-04-06 2013-06-09 Minors 64 0 Left Fingers Fracture Little Finger - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2018 KCA $2,300,000
2017 KCA $1,500,000
2016 KCA $1,162,500
2015 ANA $987,500
2014 LAN $700,000
2013 MIN $700,000
2011 MIN $429,000
2010 MIN $400,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
8 yrPrevious$5,879,000
2018Current$2,300,000
9 yrPvs + Cur$8,179,000
9 yrTotal$8,179,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
7 y 18 dDavid Schwartz2 years/$3.8M (2017-18)

Details
  • 2 years/$3.8M (2017-18). Re-signed by Kansas City as a free agent 11/18/16. 17:$1.5M, 18:$2.3M.
  • 1 year/$1.1625M (2016). Re-signed by Kansas City 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration). Award bonus: $50,000 for All-Star.
  • 1 year/$0.9875M (2015). Signed by LA Angels 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration). Acquired by Kansas City in trade 5/7/15 after being DFA by LA Angels 5/4/15.
  • 1 year/$0.7M (2014). Re-signed by LA Dodgers 11/29/13 (avoided arbitration). Performance bonuses. Acquired by LA Angels off waivers 12/9/14 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 12/5/14.
  • 1 year/$0.7M (2013). Re-signed by Minnesota 1/17/13 (avoided arbitration). Acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Minnesota 7/31/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Re-signed by Minnesota 2/12.
  • 1 year/$0.429M (2011). Re-signed by Minnesota 3/11.
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2010). Re-signed by Minnesota 3/7/10.
  • 1 year (2009). Contract purchased by Minnesota 11/19/08. Re-signed by Minnesota 3/8/09.
  • Acquired by Minnesota in trade from NY Mets 7/30/07.
  • Drafted by NY Mets 2005 (5-149) (UCF). $0.175M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .199 .259 .315 .202
11 vs R (Multi) .252 .303 .397 .245
18 Split (Multi) .053 .044 .082 .042
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.010 -.021 -.029 -.017
30 vs L (2016) .179 .233 .321 .192
31 vs R (2016) .316 .356 .526 .290
38 Split (2016) .137 .123 .205 .098
39 LgAvg (2016) -.008 -.018 -.027 -.016

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DateQuestionAnswer
2010-08-02 13:30:00 (link to chat)Who did the Backup Catcher Society of America elect as this year's members?
(carlosrubi from México)
I'm beginning to wonder whether the only thing to be done about Drew Butera's presence on the Twins' roster is to nuke him from orbit--it's the only way to be sure. Otherwise, he must have been a fast-track inductee in International Brotherhood of Backup Backstops. (Christina Kahrl)


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Advanced Catching Metrics

Year Lg Framing Chances CSAA Framing Runs Blocking Chances EPAA Blocking Runs SB Attempts SRAA TRAA Throwing Runs FRAA Adj. FRAA
2005 A- 0 .000 0.0 2394 -.002 1.8 56 -.000 -.003 0.2 2.0 1.0
2006 A 0 .000 0.0 3244 .001 -0.7 84 -.112 -.002 6.0 4.3 11.2
2007 A+ 0 .000 0.0 2337 -.003 1.9 50 .050 -.002 -1.4 -0.2 1.3
2007 AA 0 .000 0.0 1975 -.000 0.1 34 -.007 -.004 0.3 0.8 2.3
2008 AA 0 .000 0.0 3987 -.001 1.1 44 -.050 -.017 2.5 2.9 3.0
2009 AAA 0 .000 0.0 4074 .000 -0.5 84 -.079 .000 4.2 7.0 5.5
2010 MLB 2931 .005 1.9 1788 .002 -1.0 34 -.058 .001 1.3 2.3 2.3
2011 MLB 5223 -.007 -4.9 3332 .001 -1.2 64 -.000 -.004 0.2 -5.8 -5.1
2012 MLB 2175 -.010 -2.8 1346 .004 -1.4 26 .003 -.000 -0.1 -4.8 -3.5
2012 AAA 0 .000 0.0 600 -.001 0.2 8 -.027 -.004 0.2 0.1 0.6
2013 AAA 0 .000 0.0 1735 -.001 0.5 21 -.070 -.001 0.9 4.0 0.9
2013 MLB 141 -.013 -0.3 72 -.010 0.2 0 .000 -.001 0.0 1.3 -0.2
2014 MLB 3206 .015 6.2 2258 .001 -0.7 31 -.021 .002 0.4 6.4 6.6
2015 MLB 2177 -.008 -2.4 1473 -.000 0.1 20 -.016 -.002 0.2 -1.8 -1.6
2016 MLB 2317 .005 1.8 1701 .001 -0.4 17 .012 .004 -0.1 1.0 0.4
2017 MLB 3288 -.008 -4.2 2336 -.003 2.0 31 .007 -.005 -0.2 -3.0 -3.5
2018 MLB 1794 -.017 -4.7 1257 -.000 0.2 12 .012 -.001 -0.1 -4.8 -4.1

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