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Martin Maldonado CAstros

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
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Birth Date8-16-1986
Height6' 0"
Weight230 lbs
Age32 years, 5 months, 7 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
1.32014
1.12015
1.72016
3.62017
0.92018
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 MIL 24 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 95 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 MIL 25 78 256 62 9 0 8 17 56 2 1 1 .266 .321 .408 94 -0.5 1.8 11.0 2.5
2013 MIL 26 67 202 31 7 1 4 13 53 3 0 0 .169 .236 .284 69 -6.2 0.3 10.8 1.3
2014 MIL 27 52 126 26 5 0 4 11 32 3 0 0 .234 .320 .387 87 -1.3 0.3 8.2 1.3
2015 MIL 28 79 256 48 7 0 4 23 65 1 0 1 .210 .282 .293 71 -7.6 -0.5 7.2 1.1
2016 MIL 29 76 253 42 7 0 8 35 56 6 1 0 .202 .332 .351 100 1.1 -1.1 5.5 1.7
2017 ANA 30 138 471 95 19 1 14 15 119 18 0 2 .221 .276 .368 70 -15.5 -2.4 32.1 3.6
2018 ANA 31 78 290 59 14 0 5 13 73 10 0 1 .223 .284 .332 73 -8.3 -0.1 1.1 0.6
2018 HOU 31 41 114 25 4 1 4 3 25 1 0 0 .231 .257 .398 73 -3.2 -0.6 2.0 0.3
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Statistics for All Levels

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YEAR Team Lg G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
2005 ORM Rk 9 34 .299 .373 .467 .280 101 -2.8 0.5 0.3 94 3 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2 0.0
2006 ANG Rk 21 76 .278 .366 .398 .259 100 -3.6 2.2 1.2 77 3 0.9 -0.2 -4.8 -0.1
2007 WVA A 66 242 .266 .339 .411 .250 109 -15.6 7.1 4.2 80 1 6.6 -2.0 -5.7 1.0
2008 BRV A+ 34 110 .261 .337 .389 .316 98 -1.1 3.2 1.9 85 2 0.4 0.0 -1.6 0.4
2008 HUN AA 31 106 .261 .344 .389 .224 108 -9.7 3.2 1.9 64 1 0.1 -0.3 -4.5 0.0
2009 WIS A 7 22 .261 .330 .379 .167 100 -3.1 0.6 0.2 79 3 0.0 0.5 -0.6 0.1
2009 BRV A+ 81 299 .256 .326 .369 .232 96 -14.4 8.7 5.3 86 1 6.2 -3.0 -4.8 1.3
2009 NAS AAA 7 20 .276 .341 .394 .375 94 0.6 0.6 0.3 95 5 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.1
2010 BRV A+ 10 37 .256 .320 .359 .160 83 -4.7 1.0 0.6 83 4 -0.2 0.1 -0.7 0.1
2010 HUN AA 34 123 .264 .345 .385 .304 98 -2.8 3.4 2 92 2 4.6 -0.7 -0.6 0.9
2010 NAS AAA 52 201 .280 .353 .438 .287 101 -2.1 6.1 3.7 87 2 14.8 -4.7 -2.2 1.7
2011 MIL MLB 3 1 .293 .350 .457 .000 107 -0.2 0.0 0 95 22 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 HUN AA 64 241 .256 .330 .387 .344 111 -3.9 7.1 4.3 90 2 6.6 -0.7 -2.3 1.5
2011 NAS AAA 39 160 .283 .357 .434 .330 101 7.3 5.0 3 123 2 5.9 -1.7 5.7 1.7
2012 MIL MLB 78 256 .253 .316 .403 .320 109 -2.3 7.0 3.9 94 13 11.0 1.8 -0.5 2.5
2012 NAS AAA 35 138 .276 .337 .422 .241 99 -6.3 4.1 2.5 73 2 -2.5 0.2 -4.1 0.0
2012 MAY Wnt 28 118 .000 .000 .000 .329 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 MIL MLB 67 202 .249 .312 .397 .214 106 -12.2 5.3 1.8 69 13 10.8 0.3 -6.2 1.3
2013 PUR int 5 11 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2014 MIL MLB 52 126 .256 .318 .403 .293 101 -0.3 3.2 1.7 87 18 8.2 0.3 -1.3 1.3
2015 MIL MLB 79 256 .253 .311 .403 .272 101 -13.1 6.9 4.1 71 16 7.2 -0.5 -7.6 1.1
2016 MIL MLB 76 253 .253 .323 .412 .234 97 -3.8 7.2 4.2 100 13 5.5 -1.1 1.1 1.7
2016 MAY Wnt 5 20 .000 .000 .000 .385 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2017 ANA MLB 138 471 .251 .320 .421 .273 101 -17.8 13.8 8.3 70 15 32.1 -2.4 -15.5 3.6
2018 ANA MLB 78 290 .248 .312 .413 .287 99 -9.7 8.1 4.9 73 14 1.1 -0.1 -8.3 0.6
2018 HOU MLB 41 114 .250 .315 .429 .263 95 -4.8 3.2 1.9 73 16 2.0 -0.6 -3.2 0.3

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO SF SH
2005 ORM Rk 34 32 4 8 0 0 1 11 2 2 6 0 0 .250 .294 .344 .094 0 0
2006 ANG Rk 76 63 9 14 1 1 0 17 6 7 12 0 2 .222 .316 .270 .048 3 3
2007 WVA A 242 208 20 46 8 0 2 60 22 14 36 2 0 .221 .303 .288 .067 6 6
2008 HUN AA 106 98 4 19 2 0 2 27 8 4 24 0 0 .194 .217 .276 .082 4 4
2008 BRV A+ 110 94 8 25 8 0 0 33 9 8 17 3 1 .266 .349 .351 .085 2 2
2009 WIS A 22 19 1 2 0 0 0 2 2 2 7 1 0 .105 .190 .105 .000 0 0
2009 BRV A+ 299 251 25 50 9 0 2 65 21 30 51 2 1 .199 .293 .259 .060 9 9
2009 NAS AAA 20 18 1 6 1 0 0 7 3 1 2 0 0 .333 .368 .389 .056 0 0
2010 NAS AAA 201 174 19 44 9 0 7 74 26 14 45 0 1 .253 .305 .425 .172 7 7
2010 BRV A+ 37 33 1 4 0 0 0 4 3 1 8 1 0 .121 .194 .121 .000 0 0
2010 HUN AA 123 103 9 26 6 0 2 38 12 9 24 0 2 .252 .347 .369 .117 2 2
2011 NAS AAA 160 134 23 43 5 0 8 72 25 16 21 0 0 .321 .410 .537 .216 1 4
2011 MIL MLB 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
2011 HUN AA 241 208 24 55 13 0 3 77 34 19 56 2 1 .264 .349 .370 .106 2 3
2012 MAY Wnt 118 98 12 27 5 0 2 38 18 14 23 0 2 .276 .373 .388 .112 3 0
2012 NAS AAA 138 121 10 24 6 0 4 42 13 9 37 0 2 .198 .270 .347 .149 3 1
2012 MIL MLB 256 233 22 62 9 0 8 95 30 17 56 1 1 .266 .321 .408 .142 0 4
2013 PUR int 11 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 0 0 .000 .182 .000 .000 0 0
2013 MIL MLB 202 183 13 31 7 1 4 52 22 13 53 0 0 .169 .236 .284 .115 0 3
2014 MIL MLB 126 111 14 26 5 0 4 43 16 11 32 0 0 .234 .320 .387 .153 0
2015 MIL MLB 256 229 19 48 7 0 4 67 22 23 65 0 1 .210 .282 .293 .083 2 1
2016 MAY Wnt 20 17 2 5 0 0 0 5 0 3 4 0 0 .294 .400 .294 .000 0 0
2016 MIL MLB 253 208 21 42 7 0 8 73 21 35 56 1 0 .202 .332 .351 .149 1 3
2017 ANA MLB 471 429 43 95 19 1 14 158 38 15 119 0 2 .221 .276 .368 .147 1 8
2018 ANA MLB 290 265 24 59 14 0 5 88 32 13 73 0 1 .223 .284 .332 .109 1 1
2018 HOU MLB 114 108 15 25 4 1 4 43 12 3 25 0 0 .231 .257 .398 .167 1 1

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2011 3 0.6667 0.6667 0.5000 0.5000 1.0000 1.0000 0.0000 0.5000 0.0004
2012 955 0.5246 0.4618 0.7506 0.6088 0.2996 0.8689 0.4853 0.2494 0.0008
2013 792 0.4684 0.4760 0.7480 0.6199 0.3492 0.8435 0.5986 0.2520 -0.0025
2014 480 0.5188 0.3979 0.7382 0.5542 0.2294 0.8406 0.4717 0.2618 0.0034
2015 985 0.4832 0.3929 0.7494 0.5630 0.2338 0.8843 0.4454 0.2506 -0.0022
2016 965 0.4881 0.3959 0.7382 0.5690 0.2308 0.8507 0.4737 0.2618 0.0000
2017 1763 0.4878 0.4821 0.7259 0.6291 0.3422 0.8669 0.4790 0.2741 0.0000
2018 1517 0.4898 0.5063 0.7292 0.6433 0.3747 0.8285 0.5655 0.2708 0.0000
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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
2010-06-26 2010-07-16 Minors 20 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2018 ANA $3,900,000
2017 ANA $1,725,000
2016 MIL $1,125,000
2015 MIL $825,000
2014 MIL $502,000
2013 MIL $494,000
2012 MIL $
YearsDescriptionSalary
6 yrPrevious$8,571,000
6 yrTotal$8,571,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
6 y 156 dPraver Shapiro1 year/$3.9M (2018)

Details
  • 1 year/$3.9M (2018). Re-signed by LA Angels 1/11/18 (avoided arbitration). Acquired by Houston in trade from LA Angels 7/26/18 with $1,383,871 remaining on contract.
  • 1 year/$1.725M (2017). Acquired by LA Angels in trade from Milwaukee 12/13/16. Signed by LA Angels 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration).
  • 2 years/$1.95M (2015-16). Signed extension with Milwaukee 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration). $50,000 signing bonus. 15:$0.8M, 16:$1.1M.
  • 1 year/$0.502M (2014). Re-signed by Milwaukee 3/14.
  • 1 year/$0.494M (2013). Re-signed by Milwaukee 1/26/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Re-signed by Milwaukee 2/20/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Contract purchased by Milwaukee 11/2/10. Re-signed by Milwaukee 3/1/11.
  • Signed by Milwaukee 1/07 (minor-league contract).
  • Drafted by LA Angels 2004 (27-803) (Nunez HS, Naguabo, Puerto Rico).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG DRC+
10 vs L (Multi) .237 .325 .377 ?
11 vs R (Multi) .196 .306 .318 ?
18 Split (Multi) -.041 -.018 -.059 ?
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.010 -.021 -.029 ?
30 vs L (2016) .237 .338 .339 ?
31 vs R (2016) .188 .330 .356 ?
38 Split (2016) -.049 -.009 .017 ?
39 LgAvg (2016) -.008 -.018 -.027 ?

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2014-08-29 12:00:00 (link to chat)I really like catcher Roberto Perez of the Indians. He seems like a pretty decent player (good defense, pitch framing, underrated at the plate). Obviously he's not going to unseat Gomes as the starter, but can you see a team possibly trading for him and giving him some playing time? I ask this as a fantasy owner of course, not as an Indians fan.
(Kyle from Ohio)
I think he might be the most anonymous backup catcher in the league. You're right that he's done decently when called upon, but he's also a tough player to peg; he struggled during his initial exposures at Double- and Triple-A and never earned much prospect consideration. In a sense, it kinda reminds me of how Martin Maldonado popped up out of nowhere and became a solid backup.

Anyway, my guess is that Perez won't get traded. At least not anytime soon. (R.J. Anderson)


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Advanced Catching Metrics

Year Lg CSAA Framing Runs Blocking Chances EPAA Blocking Runs SB Attempts SRAA TRAA Throwing Runs FRAA Adj. FRAA
2009 AAA .002 0.1 175 .000 0.0 3 .003 .000 0.0 6.1 0.2
2010 AAA .020 12.6 2211 .000 0.0 29 -.023 -.001 0.5 12.0 14.8
2011 AAA .011 5.4 1961 .000 0.1 33 -.011 .000 0.2 6.2 5.9
2011 MLB .010 0.0 4 -.017 0.0 0 .000 .000 0.0 1.4 0.0
2012 AAA -.005 -2.3 1747 .000 -0.1 32 -.006 -.002 0.2 -1.1 -2.5
2012 MLB .015 8.1 2730 -.003 2.2 39 -.012 .000 0.3 11.4 11.0
2013 MLB .027 9.6 1624 -.001 0.3 24 -.008 .003 0.1 10.5 10.8
2014 MLB .028 7.3 1400 -.001 0.3 14 .012 .001 -0.1 8.5 8.2
2015 MLB .013 7.7 2949 -.001 0.9 44 -.026 -.003 0.7 9.5 7.2
2016 MLB .004 2.5 2858 -.002 1.3 46 -.073 -.001 2.1 7.5 5.5
2017 MLB .022 27.2 5294 -.001 1.0 68 -.070 .000 3.2 32.0 32.1
2018 MLB .005 5.9 4851 .001 -1.1 35 -.020 .000 0.5 6.5 3.1

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