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PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
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Birth Date8-16-1986
Height6' 0"
Weight230 lbs
Age32 years, 0 months, 5 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
1.42014
0.52015
1.22016
3.42017
0.72018
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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
2011 MIL 24 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .008 -0.2 0.0 -0.0
2012 MIL 25 78 256 233 22 62 9 0 8 95 17 56 2 0 4 30 1 1 .266 .321 .408 .251 10.4 11.0 2.3
2013 MIL 26 67 202 183 13 31 7 1 4 52 13 53 3 0 3 22 0 0 .169 .236 .284 .197 -4.8 10.8 0.7
2014 MIL 27 52 126 111 14 26 5 0 4 43 11 32 3 0 16 0 0 .234 .320 .387 .257 4.9 8.2 1.4
2015 MIL 28 79 256 229 19 48 7 0 4 67 23 65 1 2 1 22 0 1 .210 .282 .293 .208 -2.6 7.2 0.5
2016 MIL 29 76 253 208 21 42 7 0 8 73 35 56 6 1 3 21 1 0 .202 .332 .351 .245 6.5 5.5 1.2
2017 ANA 30 138 471 429 43 95 19 1 14 158 15 119 18 1 8 38 0 2 .221 .276 .368 .224 2.0 32.1 3.4
2018 ANA 31 78 290 265 24 59 14 0 5 88 13 73 10 1 1 32 0 1 .223 .284 .332 .227 3.3 0.7 0.4
2018 HOU 31 13 36 32 9 7 3 1 2 18 1 8 1 1 1 6 0 0 .219 .257 .562 .242 0.3 1.2 0.2
Career58418911691165370713495941284634462118725.219.290.351.22819.776.710.1

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 G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
2005 ORM Rk 9 34 .124 .299 .373 .467 .298 .280 101 -2.8 0.5 0.3 -0.2 -0.2 -2.2 -0.2 -2.2 -0.2
2006 ANG Rk 21 76 .216 .278 .366 .398 .280 .259 100 -3.6 2.2 1.2 0.9 -0.2 -0.4 0.1 -0.4 0.1
2007 WVA A 66 242 .200 .266 .339 .411 .264 .250 109 -15.6 7.1 4.2 6.5 -2.0 -6.3 0.0 -6.3 0.0
2008 BRV A+ 34 110 .251 .261 .337 .389 .256 .316 98 -1.1 3.2 1.9 0.4 0.0 4.0 0.4 4.0 0.4
2008 HUN AA 31 106 .178 .261 .344 .389 .248 .224 108 -9.7 3.2 1.9 0.1 -0.3 -5.0 -0.5 -5.0 -0.5
2009 WIS A 7 22 .126 .261 .330 .379 .260 .167 100 -3.1 0.6 0.2 0.0 0.5 -1.8 -0.2 -1.8 -0.2
2009 BRV A+ 81 299 .215 .256 .326 .369 .255 .232 96 -14.4 8.7 5.3 6.2 -3.0 -3.4 0.3 -3.4 0.3
2009 NAS AAA 7 20 .285 .276 .341 .394 .271 .375 94 0.6 0.6 0.3 0.1 0.1 1.6 0.2 1.6 0.2
2010 BRV A+ 10 37 .135 .256 .320 .359 .257 .160 83 -4.7 1.0 0.6 -0.2 0.1 -3.0 -0.3 -3.0 -0.3
2010 HUN AA 34 123 .238 .264 .345 .385 .267 .304 98 -2.8 3.4 2 1.0 -0.7 1.9 0.3 1.9 0.3
2010 NAS AAA 52 201 .251 .280 .353 .438 .266 .287 101 -2.1 6.1 3.7 2.1 -4.7 3.0 0.5 3.0 0.5
2011 MIL MLB 3 1 .008 .293 .350 .457 .292 .000 107 -0.2 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 -0.2 -0.0 -0.2 -0.0
2011 HUN AA 64 241 .245 .256 .330 .387 .248 .344 111 -3.9 7.1 4.3 5.9 -0.7 6.8 1.3 6.8 1.3
2011 NAS AAA 39 160 .299 .283 .357 .434 .268 .330 101 7.3 5.0 3 0.5 -1.7 13.6 1.3 13.6 1.3
2012 MIL MLB 78 256 .251 .253 .316 .403 .260 .320 109 -2.3 7.0 3.9 11.0 1.8 10.4 2.3 10.4 2.3
2012 NAS AAA 35 138 .220 .276 .337 .422 .265 .241 99 -6.3 4.1 2.5 -0.1 0.2 0.5 0.0 0.5 0.0
2012 MAY Wnt 28 118 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .329 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 MIL MLB 67 202 .197 .249 .312 .397 .259 .214 106 -12.2 5.3 1.8 10.8 0.3 -4.8 0.7 -4.8 0.7
2013 PUR int 5 11 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2014 MIL MLB 52 126 .257 .256 .318 .403 .269 .293 101 -0.3 3.2 1.7 8.2 0.3 4.9 1.4 4.9 1.4
2015 MIL MLB 79 256 .208 .253 .311 .403 .261 .272 101 -13.1 6.9 4.1 7.2 -0.5 -2.6 0.5 -2.6 0.5
2016 MIL MLB 76 253 .245 .253 .323 .412 .268 .234 97 -3.8 7.2 4.2 5.5 -1.1 6.5 1.2 6.5 1.2
2016 MAY Wnt 5 20 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .385 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2017 ANA MLB 138 471 .224 .251 .320 .421 .257 .273 101 -17.8 13.8 8.3 32.1 -2.4 2.0 3.4 2.0 3.4
2018 ANA MLB 78 290 .227 .249 .312 .415 .260 .287 98 -9.7 8.1 4.9 0.7 -0.1 3.3 0.4 3.3 0.4
2018 HOU MLB 13 36 .242 .245 .301 .426 .259 .217 92 -0.7 1.0 0.6 1.2 -0.6 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.2

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 ORM Rk 34 4 8 0 0 1 2 2 6 0 0 .250 .294 .344 .094 .124 -2.2 -0.2 -0.2
2006 ANG Rk 76 9 14 1 1 0 6 7 12 0 2 .222 .316 .270 .048 .216 -0.4 0.9 0.1
2007 WVA A 242 20 46 8 0 2 22 14 36 2 0 .221 .303 .288 .067 .200 -6.3 6.5 0.0
2008 BRV A+ 110 8 25 8 0 0 9 8 17 3 1 .266 .349 .351 .085 .251 4.0 0.4 0.4
2008 HUN AA 106 4 19 2 0 2 8 4 24 0 0 .194 .217 .276 .082 .178 -5.0 0.1 -0.5
2009 WIS A 22 1 2 0 0 0 2 2 7 1 0 .105 .190 .105 .000 .126 -1.8 0.0 -0.2
2009 BRV A+ 299 25 50 9 0 2 21 30 51 2 1 .199 .293 .259 .060 .215 -3.4 6.2 0.3
2009 NAS AAA 20 1 6 1 0 0 3 1 2 0 0 .333 .368 .389 .056 .285 1.6 0.1 0.2
2010 BRV A+ 37 1 4 0 0 0 3 1 8 1 0 .121 .194 .121 .000 .135 -3.0 -0.2 -0.3
2010 HUN AA 123 9 26 6 0 2 12 9 24 0 2 .252 .347 .369 .117 .238 1.9 1.0 0.3
2010 NAS AAA 201 19 44 9 0 7 26 14 45 0 1 .253 .305 .425 .172 .251 3.0 2.1 0.5
2011 MIL MLB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .008 -0.2 0.0 -0.0
2011 NAS AAA 160 23 43 5 0 8 25 16 21 0 0 .321 .410 .537 .216 .299 13.6 0.5 1.3
2011 HUN AA 241 24 55 13 0 3 34 19 56 2 1 .264 .349 .370 .106 .245 6.8 5.9 1.3
2012 MIL MLB 256 22 62 9 0 8 30 17 56 1 1 .266 .321 .408 .142 .251 10.4 11.0 2.3
2012 NAS AAA 138 10 24 6 0 4 13 9 37 0 2 .198 .270 .347 .149 .220 0.5 -0.1 0.0
2012 MAY Wnt 118 12 27 5 0 2 18 14 23 0 2 .276 .373 .388 .112 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 PUR int 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 0 0 .000 .182 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 MIL MLB 202 13 31 7 1 4 22 13 53 0 0 .169 .236 .284 .115 .197 -4.8 10.8 0.7
2014 MIL MLB 126 14 26 5 0 4 16 11 32 0 0 .234 .320 .387 .153 .257 4.9 8.2 1.4
2015 MIL MLB 256 19 48 7 0 4 22 23 65 0 1 .210 .282 .293 .083 .208 -2.6 7.2 0.5
2016 MAY Wnt 20 2 5 0 0 0 0 3 4 0 0 .294 .400 .294 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2016 MIL MLB 253 21 42 7 0 8 21 35 56 1 0 .202 .332 .351 .149 .245 6.5 5.5 1.2
2017 ANA MLB 471 43 95 19 1 14 38 15 119 0 2 .221 .276 .368 .147 .224 2.0 32.1 3.4
2018 ANA MLB 290 24 59 14 0 5 32 13 73 0 1 .223 .284 .332 .109 .227 3.3 0.7 0.4
2018 HOU MLB 36 9 7 3 1 2 6 1 8 0 0 .219 .257 .562 .344 .242 0.3 1.2 0.2

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
2011 3 0.6667 0.6667 0.5000 0.5000 1.0000 1.0000 0.0000 0.5000 1 0.000434
2012 955 0.5246 0.4618 0.7506 0.6088 0.2996 0.8689 0.4853 0.2494 413 0.000830
2013 792 0.4684 0.4760 0.7480 0.6199 0.3492 0.8435 0.5986 0.2520 313 -0.002496
2014 480 0.5188 0.3979 0.7382 0.5542 0.2294 0.8406 0.4717 0.2618 218 0.003401
2015 985 0.4832 0.3929 0.7494 0.5630 0.2338 0.8843 0.4454 0.2506 501 -0.002206
2016 965 0.4881 0.3959 0.7382 0.5690 0.2308 0.8507 0.4737 0.2618 0 0.000000
2017 1763 0.4878 0.4821 0.7259 0.6291 0.3422 0.8669 0.4790 0.2741 0 0.000000
2018 1229 0.4841 0.5045 0.7226 0.6437 0.3738 0.8120 0.5781 0.2774 0 0.000000
Career71720.49150.45320.73670.60570.30560.85370.5040.2633172.9558-0.0002

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
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
5 yrPrevious$4,671,000
2018Current$3,900,000
6 yrPvs + Cur$8,571,000
6 yrTotal$8,571,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
5 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 TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .237 .325 .377 .242
11 vs R (Multi) .196 .306 .318 .230
18 Split (Multi) -.041 -.018 -.059 -.012
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.010 -.021 -.029 -.017
30 vs L (2016) .237 .338 .339 .226
31 vs R (2016) .188 .330 .356 .252
38 Split (2016) -.049 -.009 .017 .026
39 LgAvg (2016) -.008 -.018 -.027 -.016

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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 Framing Chances CSAA Framing Runs Blocking Chances EPAA Blocking Runs SB Attempts SRAA TRAA Throwing Runs FRAA Adj. FRAA
2007 A 0 .000 0.0 2783 -.003 3.1 50 -.064 -.011 2.2 6.5 6.5
2008 AA 0 .000 0.0 1080 .001 -0.2 25 -.025 .000 0.4 1.0 0.1
2008 A+ 0 .000 0.0 1305 .000 -0.1 31 -.040 .004 0.8 1.3 0.4
2009 A+ 0 .000 0.0 3284 -.002 1.7 68 -.103 .002 4.5 8.4 6.2
2009 A 0 .000 0.0 206 -.001 0.1 5 -.002 -.001 0.0 5.6 0.0
2009 AAA 0 .000 0.0 175 -.000 0.0 3 .003 .000 -0.0 6.0 0.1
2010 A+ 0 .000 0.0 423 .001 -0.1 7 -.008 -.001 0.0 -0.0 -0.2
2010 AAA 0 .000 0.0 2211 -.000 0.0 29 -.023 -.001 0.5 -0.6 2.1
2010 AA 0 .000 0.0 1389 -.001 0.7 33 -.040 -.002 0.9 0.9 1.0
2011 MLB 14 .010 0.0 4 -.017 0.0 0 .000 .000 0.0 1.4 0.0
2011 AAA 0 .000 0.0 1961 -.000 0.1 33 -.011 -.000 0.2 0.8 0.5
2011 AA 0 .000 0.0 2647 -.003 2.3 55 -.102 -.009 3.9 6.5 5.9
2012 MLB 4231 .015 8.1 2730 -.003 2.2 39 -.012 .000 0.3 11.4 11.0
2012 AAA 0 .000 0.0 1747 .000 -0.1 32 -.006 -.002 0.2 1.2 -0.1
2013 MLB 2622 .027 9.6 1624 -.001 0.3 24 -.008 .003 0.1 10.5 10.8
2014 MLB 2018 .028 7.3 1400 -.001 0.3 14 .012 .001 -0.1 8.5 8.2
2015 MLB 4423 .013 7.7 2949 -.001 0.9 44 -.026 -.003 0.7 9.5 7.2
2016 MLB 4239 .004 2.5 2858 -.002 1.3 46 -.073 -.001 2.1 7.5 5.5
2017 MLB 8267 .022 27.2 5294 -.001 1.0 68 -.070 .000 3.2 32.0 32.1
2018 MLB 5537 .005 4.2 3816 .001 -0.6 31 -.030 .001 0.6 5.5 2.0

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