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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 36)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB DRC+ WARP
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Birth Date6-6-1983
Height5' 9"
Weight185 lbs
Age36 years, 5 months, 7 days
BatsB
ThrowsR
2015
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2018
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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
2012 KCA 29 24 91 29 6 1 0 4 9 0 0 2 .341 .371 .435 90 -1.0 0.1 1.6 0.4
2013 KCA 30 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 87 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 0.0
2014 MIL 31 11 12 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 .000 .083 .000 66 -0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0
2014 SDN 31 11 23 3 0 0 0 3 4 0 1 0 .150 .261 .150 65 -0.8 -0.3 -0.1 -0.1
Career4713033610814012.277.320.34583-2.4-0.11.50.3

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
2004 OMA AAA PCL 3 6 .000 .000 .000 .600 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 BUR A MDW 119 525 .262 .339 .392 .271 98 6.2 9.6 2.1 94 0 1.1 2.6 -1.5 1.4
2005 WIC AA TXS 6 18 .272 .321 .444 .235 113 -0.9 0.5 0.2 78 0 0.2 0.0 -0.4 0.1
2006 HDS A+ CLF 126 585 .000 .000 .000 .317 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 WIC AA TXS 131 525 .263 .338 .402 .258 105 -27.1 15.5 4.4 49 0 -9.4 -4.5 -26.8 -2.1
2008 NWA AA TXS 101 405 .270 .344 .408 .315 87 11.5 12.4 -0.4 106 0 0.0 1.1 -5.6 0.8
2009 OMA AAA PCL 122 532 .263 .332 .401 .282 86 10.4 15.5 0.5 94 0 11.6 0.4 -1.6 2.6
2010 OMA AAA PCL 119 552 .281 .347 .438 .291 97 -16.2 16.7 5 73 0 9.5 5.7 -16.2 2.0
2011 OMA AAA PCL 111 437 .286 .353 .448 .335 100 -3.5 13.6 -0.4 85 0 -3.9 -0.7 -6.7 0.2
2012 KCA MLB AL 24 91 .256 .320 .410 .382 102 1.3 2.5 0.2 90 15 1.6 0.1 -1.0 0.4
2012 OMA AAA PCL 88 406 .283 .347 .434 .354 103 13.3 12.1 2.1 105 0 -1.3 3.2 4.0 2.0
2012 MAY Wnt PWL 36 162 .000 .000 .000 .338 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 KCA MLB AL 1 4 .249 .310 .397 .250 99 -0.2 0.1 0 87 7 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 0.0
2013 OMA AAA PCL 135 568 .264 .331 .405 .281 93 -13.3 16.3 3.7 78 0 -9.0 -4.5 -18.9 -1.3
2013 PUR int WBC 7 27 .000 .000 .000 .211 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2014 MIL MLB NL 11 12 .240 .304 .372 .000 101 -2.2 0.3 0.1 66 14 0.0 0.0 -0.4 0.0
2014 SDN MLB NL 11 23 .253 .325 .409 .188 98 -2.5 0.6 0 65 14 -0.1 -0.3 -0.8 -0.1
2014 NAS AAA PCL 76 282 .276 .340 .431 .310 90 -2.2 8.4 1.5 84 0 0.5 0.8 -6.7 0.5
2015 LOU AAA INT 121 523 .258 .319 .376 .291 96 -3.9 14.5 -2.2 96 0 -1.7 1.2 -9.6 0.2
2015 CAR Wnt PWL 36 154 .000 .000 .000 .286 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2016 OAX AAA MEX 52 236 .000 .000 .000 .366 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2016 OMA AAA PCL 46 172 .262 .325 .403 .281 96 -0.2 4.8 -1.4 84 0 -0.3 1.0 -5.3 -0.1
2016 CAR Wnt PWL 37 152 .000 .000 .000 .209 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2017 SYR AAA INT 119 422 .250 .316 .384 .294 100 -5.2 12.5 1.3 106 0 2.7 -1.5 2.9 1.8
2018 SYR AAA INT 108 420 .249 .319 .383 .291 94 -0.9 12.3 -1.2 111 0 3.1 0.0 4.9 1.9
2018 SAN Wnt PWL 15 58 .000 .000 .000 .151 94 -4.3 3.1 -0.1 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 OMA AAA PCL 6 6 1 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .000 0 0
2005 WIC AA TXS 18 17 1 4 1 0 0 5 2 1 0 0 0 .235 .278 .294 .059 0 0
2005 BUR A MDW 525 445 71 113 20 5 1 146 28 61 39 34 15 .254 .342 .328 .074 9 9
2006 HDS A+ CLF 585 531 87 159 23 7 3 205 49 40 46 31 11 .299 .346 .386 .087 10 10
2007 WIC AA TXS 525 476 46 115 12 6 1 142 28 35 44 15 9 .242 .289 .298 .057 11 11
2008 NWA AA TXS 405 362 57 109 11 2 5 139 42 38 31 11 9 .301 .364 .384 .083 4 4
2009 OMA AAA PCL 532 465 64 125 19 5 2 160 40 52 35 12 5 .269 .340 .344 .075 8 8
2010 OMA AAA PCL 552 503 75 137 14 6 1 166 46 42 39 15 4 .272 .325 .330 .058 5 5
2011 OMA AAA PCL 437 385 50 116 10 9 2 150 47 35 47 21 11 .301 .358 .390 .088 4 12
2012 MAY Wnt PWL 162 142 30 46 8 4 1 65 16 14 11 4 5 .324 .381 .458 .134 3 2
2012 OMA AAA PCL 406 365 69 120 22 3 7 169 50 28 41 21 6 .329 .375 .463 .134 2 11
2012 KCA MLB AL 91 85 14 29 6 1 0 37 7 4 9 0 2 .341 .371 .435 .094 0 2
2013 KCA MLB AL 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .000 0 0
2013 OMA AAA PCL 568 508 50 130 19 6 2 167 31 47 51 20 10 .256 .320 .329 .073 1 11
2013 PUR int WBC 27 24 1 4 1 0 0 5 0 1 5 1 0 .167 .200 .208 .042 0 2
2014 MIL MLB NL 12 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 .000 .083 .000 .000 1
2014 SDN MLB NL 23 20 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 3 4 1 0 .150 .261 .150 .000 0
2014 NAS AAA PCL 282 247 28 72 8 1 2 88 18 21 22 9 9 .292 .343 .356 .065 3
2015 CAR Wnt PWL 154 135 12 36 6 1 0 44 13 12 13 3 3 .267 .318 .326 .059 4 3
2015 LOU AAA INT 523 460 55 124 16 6 3 161 43 48 46 19 9 .270 .337 .350 .080 5 9
2016 OAX AAA MEX 236 209 38 75 8 1 5 100 31 19 14 9 5 .359 .410 .478 .120 1 7
2016 OMA AAA PCL 172 161 16 43 10 0 4 65 27 8 21 1 3 .267 .297 .404 .137 3 0
2016 CAR Wnt PWL 152 144 8 29 4 2 2 43 12 7 13 2 3 .201 .238 .299 .097 0 1
2017 SYR AAA INT 422 382 41 107 19 1 9 155 44 32 43 6 4 .280 .333 .406 .126 3 4
2018 SYR AAA INT 420 381 45 105 16 2 4 137 53 34 32 12 4 .276 .337 .360 .084 2 1
2018 SAN Wnt PWL 58 54 5 8 2 0 0 10 0 3 1 1 1 .148 .193 .185 .037 0 1

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2012 342 0.4942 0.4503 0.8312 0.5503 0.3526 0.9032 0.7213 0.1688 -0.0021
2013 9 0.7778 0.5556 1.0000 0.5714 0.5000 1.0000 1.0000 0.0000 0.0003
2014 111 0.5225 0.4414 0.7959 0.6552 0.2075 0.8421 0.6364 0.2041 -0.0015
Career4620.50650.45020.82600.57590.32060.89040.70630.1740-0.0019

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
2014-06-21 2014-06-24 Minors 3 0 - Not Disclosed -
2008-04-25 2008-05-02 Minors 7 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 120 d1 year (2018)

Details
  • 1 year (2018). Re-signed by Washington as a free agent 11/17 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2017). Signed by Washington as a free agent 1/10/17 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2016). Signed by Kansas City as a free agent 6/5/16 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2015). Signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/4/13 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Milwaukee 5/26/14. Claimed by San Diego off waivers from Milwaukee 6/26/14. Claimed by Milwaukee off waivers from San Diego 7/17/14. Sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 8/7/14.
  • 1 year/$492,025 (2013). Re-signed by Kansas City 2/15/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Contract purchased by Kansas City 5/3/12.
  • Drafted by Kansas City 2003 (21-612) (Indian Hills CC, Iowa).

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 42 95 18 1 9 40 22 54 6 3 .271 .316 .405 85 9.9 2B 2, SS 0 1.3
80o 362 38 86 16 1 8 37 20 52 6 3 .257 .301 .382 77 4.8 2B 2, SS 0 0.7
70o 348 35 79 15 1 7 34 18 51 5 2 .245 .288 .363 72 1.5 2B 2, SS 0 0.4
60o 336 33 75 14 1 7 32 17 50 5 2 .240 .282 .359 67 -1.1 2B 2, SS 0 0.1
50o 325 31 69 13 1 6 30 16 49 5 2 .228 .270 .338 63 -3.5 2B 2, SS 0 -0.2
40o 314 29 65 12 1 6 28 15 47 4 2 .223 .264 .332 58 -5.6 2B 2, SS 0 -0.4
30o 302 27 60 11 1 5 27 14 46 4 2 .213 .253 .312 53 -7.7 2B 2, SS 0 -0.7
20o 288 25 55 10 1 5 24 13 45 4 2 .204 .242 .305 48 -10.0 2B 2, SS 0 -0.9
10o 269 22 48 9 1 4 22 11 43 3 1 .190 .226 .282 40 -12.7 2B 1, SS 0 -1.2
Weighted Mean3293270131631164952.230.271.33864-2.72B 2, SS 0-0.1

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2010-05-28 14:00:00 (link to chat)So tell me a little something about this new kid the Royals have in AAA...
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