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PA AVG HR R RBI SB DRC+ WARP
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Birth Date8-16-1986
Height6' 0"
Weight230 lbs
Age33 years, 3 months, 4 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
1.02015
1.42016
3.82017
1.02018
0.02019
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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 MIL 24 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 78 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 87 -3.8 1.8 11.0 2.1
2013 MIL 26 67 202 31 7 1 4 13 53 3 0 0 .169 .236 .284 59 -8.9 0.3 10.8 1.0
2014 MIL 27 52 126 26 5 0 4 11 32 3 0 0 .234 .320 .387 81 -2.5 0.3 8.2 1.2
2015 MIL 28 79 256 48 7 0 4 23 65 1 0 1 .210 .282 .293 69 -8.4 -0.5 7.2 1.0
2016 MIL 29 76 253 42 7 0 8 35 56 6 1 0 .202 .332 .351 91 -2.2 -1.1 5.5 1.4
2017 ANA 30 138 471 95 19 1 14 15 119 18 0 2 .221 .276 .368 73 -14.3 -2.4 32.1 3.8
2018 ANA 31 78 290 59 14 0 5 13 73 10 0 1 .223 .284 .332 74 -8.1 -0.1 1.1 0.6
2018 HOU 31 41 114 25 4 1 4 3 25 1 0 0 .231 .257 .398 75 -3.0 -0.6 2.0 0.4
2019 CHN 32 4 13 0 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 0 .000 .154 .000 -25 -2.1 -0.1 -0.2 -0.2
2019 HOU 32 27 98 17 4 0 6 13 26 1 0 0 .202 .316 .464 97 -0.1 0.0 0.0 0.5
2019 KCA 32 74 263 54 15 0 6 17 55 5 0 0 .227 .291 .366 76 -6.8 -4.6 1.8 0.3
Career7172343459913631625665025.219.289.35576-60.2-6.979.512.0

Statistics for All Levels

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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 ORM Rk PIO 9 34 .299 .373 .467 .280 101 -2.8 0.5 0.3 96 0 -0.2 -0.2 -0.1 0.0
2006 ANG Rk AZL 21 76 .278 .366 .398 .259 100 -3.6 2.2 1.2 51 0 0.9 -0.2 -13.7 -1.0
2007 WVA A SAL 66 242 .266 .339 .411 .250 109 -15.6 7.1 4.2 65 0 6.6 -2.0 -9.8 0.6
2008 BRV A+ FSL 34 110 .261 .337 .389 .316 98 -1.1 3.2 1.9 100 0 0.4 0.0 -1.8 0.4
2008 HUN AA SOU 31 106 .261 .344 .389 .224 108 -9.7 3.2 1.9 25 0 0.1 -0.3 -10.2 -0.5
2009 WIS A MDW 7 22 .261 .330 .379 .167 100 -3.1 0.6 0.2 25 0 0.0 0.5 -1.7 -0.1
2009 BRV A+ FSL 81 299 .256 .326 .369 .232 96 -14.4 8.7 5.3 61 0 6.2 -3.0 -10.5 0.7
2009 NAS AAA PCL 7 20 .276 .341 .394 .375 94 0.6 0.6 0.3 94 0 0.2 0.1 -0.1 0.1
2010 BRV A+ FSL 10 37 .256 .320 .359 .160 83 -4.1 1.1 0.7 23 0 -0.2 0.1 -2.9 -0.1
2010 HUN AA SOU 34 123 .264 .345 .385 .304 97 -0.8 3.5 2.1 74 0 4.6 -0.7 -2.7 0.7
2010 NAS AAA PCL 52 201 .280 .353 .438 .287 98 -1.4 6.1 3.7 73 0 14.8 -4.7 -6.0 1.3
2011 MIL MLB NL 3 1 .293 .350 .457 .000 107 -0.2 0.0 0 78 7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 HUN AA SOU 64 241 .256 .330 .387 .344 111 -4 7.1 4.3 95 0 6.6 -0.7 -0.2 1.7
2011 NAS AAA PCL 39 160 .283 .357 .434 .330 101 7.3 5.0 3 131 0 5.9 -1.7 6.9 1.8
2012 MIL MLB NL 78 256 .253 .316 .403 .320 108 -2.1 7.0 3.9 87 10 11.0 1.8 -3.8 2.1
2012 NAS AAA PCL 35 138 .276 .337 .422 .241 99 -6.4 4.1 2.5 50 0 -2.5 0.2 -7.7 -0.3
2012 MAY Wnt PWL 28 118 .000 .000 .000 .329 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 MIL MLB NL 67 202 .249 .312 .397 .214 106 -12.4 5.3 1.8 59 14 10.8 0.3 -8.9 1.0
2013 PUR int WBC 5 11 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2014 MIL MLB NL 52 126 .256 .318 .403 .293 102 -0.6 3.2 1.7 81 13 8.2 0.3 -2.5 1.2
2015 MIL MLB NL 79 256 .253 .311 .403 .272 95 -12.3 6.9 4.1 69 12 7.2 -0.5 -8.4 1.0
2016 MIL MLB NL 76 253 .253 .323 .412 .234 96 -3.8 7.2 4.2 91 8 5.5 -1.1 -2.2 1.4
2016 MAY Wnt PWL 5 20 .000 .000 .000 .385 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2017 ANA MLB AL 138 471 .251 .320 .421 .273 101 -17.6 13.8 8.3 73 9 32.1 -2.4 -14.3 3.8
2018 ANA MLB AL 78 290 .248 .312 .413 .287 99 -9.9 8.1 4.9 74 9 1.1 -0.1 -8.1 0.6
2018 HOU MLB AL 41 114 .250 .315 .429 .263 96 -4.9 3.2 1.9 75 9 2.0 -0.6 -3.0 0.4
2019 CHN MLB NL 4 13 .265 .324 .447 .000 95 -2.9 0.4 0.2 -25 -58 -0.2 -0.1 -2.1 -0.2
2019 HOU MLB AL 27 98 .262 .335 .469 .212 101 0.6 3.0 1.7 97 20 0.0 0.0 -0.1 0.5
2019 KCA MLB AL 74 263 .256 .325 .444 .270 101 -7.3 7.9 4.8 76 10 1.8 -4.6 -6.8 0.3

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 ORM Rk PIO 34 32 4 8 0 0 1 11 2 2 6 0 0 .250 .294 .344 .094 0 0
2006 ANG Rk AZL 76 63 9 14 1 1 0 17 6 7 12 0 2 .222 .316 .270 .048 3 3
2007 WVA A SAL 242 208 20 46 8 0 2 60 22 14 36 2 0 .221 .303 .288 .067 6 6
2008 HUN AA SOU 106 98 4 19 2 0 2 27 8 4 24 0 0 .194 .217 .276 .082 4 4
2008 BRV A+ FSL 110 94 8 25 8 0 0 33 9 8 17 3 1 .266 .349 .351 .085 2 2
2009 WIS A MDW 22 19 1 2 0 0 0 2 2 2 7 1 0 .105 .190 .105 .000 0 0
2009 BRV A+ FSL 299 251 25 50 9 0 2 65 21 30 51 2 1 .199 .293 .259 .060 9 9
2009 NAS AAA PCL 20 18 1 6 1 0 0 7 3 1 2 0 0 .333 .368 .389 .056 0 0
2010 NAS AAA PCL 201 174 19 44 9 0 7 74 26 14 45 0 1 .253 .305 .425 .172 7 7
2010 BRV A+ FSL 37 33 1 4 0 0 0 4 3 1 8 1 0 .121 .194 .121 .000 0 0
2010 HUN AA SOU 123 103 9 26 6 0 2 38 12 9 24 0 2 .252 .347 .369 .117 2 2
2011 NAS AAA PCL 160 134 23 43 5 0 8 72 25 16 21 0 0 .321 .410 .537 .216 1 4
2011 MIL MLB NL 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
2011 HUN AA SOU 241 208 24 55 13 0 3 77 34 19 56 2 1 .264 .349 .370 .106 2 3
2012 MAY Wnt PWL 118 98 12 27 5 0 2 38 18 14 23 0 2 .276 .373 .388 .112 3 0
2012 NAS AAA PCL 138 121 10 24 6 0 4 42 13 9 37 0 2 .198 .270 .347 .149 3 1
2012 MIL MLB NL 256 233 22 62 9 0 8 95 30 17 56 1 1 .266 .321 .408 .142 0 4
2013 PUR int WBC 11 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 0 0 .000 .182 .000 .000 0 0
2013 MIL MLB NL 202 183 13 31 7 1 4 52 22 13 53 0 0 .169 .236 .284 .115 0 3
2014 MIL MLB NL 126 111 14 26 5 0 4 43 16 11 32 0 0 .234 .320 .387 .153 0
2015 MIL MLB NL 256 229 19 48 7 0 4 67 22 23 65 0 1 .210 .282 .293 .083 2 1
2016 MAY Wnt PWL 20 17 2 5 0 0 0 5 0 3 4 0 0 .294 .400 .294 .000 0 0
2016 MIL MLB NL 253 208 21 42 7 0 8 73 21 35 56 1 0 .202 .332 .351 .149 1 3
2017 ANA MLB AL 471 429 43 95 19 1 14 158 38 15 119 0 2 .221 .276 .368 .147 1 8
2018 ANA MLB AL 290 265 24 59 14 0 5 88 32 13 73 0 1 .223 .284 .332 .109 1 1
2018 HOU MLB AL 114 108 15 25 4 1 4 43 12 3 25 0 0 .231 .257 .398 .167 1 1
2019 CHN MLB NL 13 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 .000 .154 .000 .000 0 0
2019 HOU MLB AL 98 84 20 17 4 0 6 39 10 13 26 0 0 .202 .316 .464 .262 0 0
2019 KCA MLB AL 263 238 26 54 15 0 6 87 17 17 55 0 0 .227 .291 .366 .139 1 2

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 0.5340 0.4618 0.7506 0.6157 0.2854 0.8631 0.4724 0.2494 0.0008
2013 792 0.4886 0.4760 0.7480 0.6279 0.3309 0.8313 0.5970 0.2520 -0.0025
2014 480 0.5229 0.3979 0.7382 0.5498 0.2314 0.8623 0.4151 0.2618 0.0034
2015 985 0.4954 0.3929 0.7494 0.5533 0.2354 0.8889 0.4274 0.2506 -0.0022
2016 965 0.4715 0.3959 0.7382 0.5780 0.2333 0.8403 0.5126 0.2618 0.0000
2017 1759 0.4929 0.4832 0.7259 0.6228 0.3475 0.8667 0.4806 0.2741 0.0000
2018 1517 0.4944 0.5063 0.7292 0.6347 0.3807 0.8298 0.5651 0.2708 0.0000
2019 1396 0.4957 0.4477 0.7568 0.6098 0.2884 0.8626 0.5369 0.2432 0.0000
Career88520.49730.45450.74050.60590.30470.85560.50730.2595-0.0002

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
2019 KCA $2,500,000
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
2019Current$2,500,000
7 yrPvs + Cur$11,071,000
7 yrTotal$11,071,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
6 y 156 dMVP Sports1 year/$2.5M (2019)

Details
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2019). Signed by Kansas City as a free agent 3/19. May earn additional $1.4M in performance bonuses based on games caught. Acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Kansas City 7/15/19. Acquired by Houston in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/31/19.
  • 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).

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 55 13 3 0 2 5 12 0 0 .277 .370 .468 110 0.0 C 1 0.0
80o 36 8 2 0 1 3 8 0 0 .258 .343 .419 103 0.0 C 1 0.0
70o 23 5 1 0 1 2 5 0 0 .250 .348 .450 98 0.0 C 1 0.0
60o 12 2 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .200 .273 .200 93 0.0 C 0 0.0
50o 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 89 0.0 C 0 0.0
Weighted Mean410000100.333.333.333900.0C 00.0

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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 lvl CSAA Framing Runs Blocking Chances EPAA Blocking Runs SB Attempts SRAA TRAA Throwing Runs FRAA Adj. FRAA
2007 afx .000 0.0 2783 -.003 3.1 50 -.064 -.011 2.2 6.5 6.6
2008 afa .000 0.0 1305 .000 -0.1 31 -.040 .004 0.8 1.3 0.4
2008 aax .000 0.0 1080 .001 -0.2 25 -.025 .000 0.4 1.0 0.1
2009 aaa .002 0.1 175 .000 0.0 3 .003 .000 0.0 6.1 0.2
2009 afa .000 0.0 3284 -.002 1.7 68 -.103 .002 4.5 8.4 6.2
2009 afx .000 0.0 206 -.001 0.1 5 -.002 -.001 0.0 5.6 0.0
2010 aaa .020 12.6 2211 .000 0.0 29 -.023 -.001 0.5 12.0 14.8
2010 aax .011 3.6 1389 -.001 0.7 33 -.040 -.002 0.9 4.5 4.6
2010 afa .000 0.0 423 .001 -0.1 7 -.008 -.001 0.0 0.0 -0.2
2011 aaa .011 5.4 1961 .000 0.1 33 -.011 .000 0.2 6.2 5.9
2011 aax .001 0.7 2647 -.003 2.3 55 -.102 -.009 3.9 7.2 6.6
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
2019 mlb -.002 -2.0 4431 -.003 4.0 37 .002 -.004 -0.1 2.9 1.6

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