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Drew Sutton 3B

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
10 308 .256 .309 .399 70 -0.2
Birth Date6-30-1983
Height6' 3"
Weight200 lbs
Age36 years, 4 months, 16 days
BatsB
ThrowsR
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
2009 CIN 26 42 76 14 4 1 1 7 20 1 0 2 .212 .297 .348 65 -3.0 0.6 0.8 0.1
2010 CIN 27 2 3 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .667 .667 1.667 78 -0.1 0.0 -0.5 0.0
2010 CLE 27 11 39 8 1 0 1 3 12 0 0 0 .222 .282 .333 78 -0.9 0.1 -0.2 0.0
2011 BOS 28 31 60 17 7 0 0 3 13 1 0 0 .315 .362 .444 84 -1.0 0.4 0.1 0.1
2012 PIT 29 24 79 18 8 1 1 4 26 0 0 1 .243 .278 .419 64 -3.3 0.3 -2.3 -0.4
2012 TBA 29 18 51 13 4 0 0 2 16 1 0 0 .271 .314 .354 62 -2.2 0.1 1.0 0.0
Career1283087224241988303.256.309.39970-10.61.6-1.2-0.2

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 TCV A- NYP 63 295 .000 .000 .000 .343 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 LEX A SAL 62 275 .261 .332 .391 .315 108 13.5 7.3 0 141 0 -4.7 -0.5 13.5 1.5
2005 SLM A+ CRL 43 178 .170 .293 .291 .315 94 -1.2 0.4 -0.2 104 0 0.0 0.2 1.3 0.2
2006 SLM A+ CRL 125 551 .000 .000 .000 .281 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 CCH AA TXS 128 558 .261 .338 .401 .305 104 2.6 16.3 1.7 105 0 -4.4 3.0 4.3 2.1
2008 CCH AA TXS 133 606 .266 .341 .400 .360 91 50.7 17.9 -0.4 155 0 -6.4 3.5 22.6 3.7
2009 CIN MLB NL 42 76 .256 .323 .398 .289 96 -2.7 2.2 0.1 65 15 0.8 0.6 -3.0 0.1
2009 LOU AAA INT 44 190 .264 .334 .407 .316 113 2.9 5.4 0.5 123 0 -0.6 -0.4 4.9 1.0
2009 ROU AAA PCL 5 18 .242 .307 .360 .308 87 -0.2 0.5 0 97 0 0.6 -0.1 0.0 0.1
2010 CIN MLB NL 2 3 .319 .375 .461 1.000 101 1.6 0.1 0 78 14 -0.5 0.0 -0.1 0.0
2010 CLE MLB AL 11 39 .255 .318 .397 .304 108 -2.3 1.1 0.3 78 16 -0.2 0.1 -0.9 0.0
2010 COH AAA INT 29 119 .268 .328 .425 .355 111 2.8 4.2 -0.9 116 0 -1.1 -1.4 8.5 0.9
2010 LOU AAA INT 84 319 .262 .333 .411 .340 100 4.8 9.6 -2.8 116 0 -4.1 0.2 8.3 1.1
2011 BOS MLB AL 31 60 .262 .326 .420 .415 107 0.8 1.6 0.1 84 14 0.1 0.4 -1.0 0.1
2011 PAW AAA INT 45 192 .259 .331 .396 .355 92 6.8 6.0 -0.2 127 0 -1.9 -3.2 5.2 0.6
2012 PIT MLB NL 24 79 .260 .325 .411 .354 100 -0.1 2.2 -0.5 64 16 -2.3 0.3 -3.3 -0.4
2012 TBA MLB AL 18 51 .257 .325 .408 .406 95 -0.8 1.4 0 62 16 1.0 0.1 -2.2 0.0
2012 GWN AAA INT 38 164 .252 .326 .384 .322 103 2.8 4.9 -0.1 101 0 -1.8 0.9 0.4 0.4
2012 IND AAA INT 12 26 .247 .320 .352 .071 97 -3.3 0.8 -0.1 99 0 -0.3 -0.3 0.0 0.0
2013 PAW AAA INT 102 434 .264 .332 .399 .303 101 -1.3 12.5 -5.8 98 0 -0.2 -0.9 -6.1 -0.1

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 TCV A- NYP 295 250 43 70 10 0 1 83 16 39 50 2 4 .280 .379 .332 .052 2 2
2005 SLM A+ CRL 178 148 22 38 5 1 3 54 12 29 34 4 3 .257 .382 .365 .108 0 0
2005 LEX A SAL 275 231 46 66 19 2 13 128 42 36 51 4 2 .286 .394 .554 .268 1 1
2006 SLM A+ CRL 551 456 65 120 27 2 15 196 48 69 84 20 15 .263 .352 .430 .167 17 17
2007 CCH AA TXS 558 480 81 129 28 1 9 186 53 57 86 24 5 .269 .350 .388 .119 8 8
2008 CCH AA TXS 606 520 102 165 39 4 20 272 69 76 98 20 7 .317 .410 .523 .206 1 1
2009 CIN MLB NL 76 66 10 14 4 1 1 23 9 7 20 0 2 .212 .297 .348 .136 0 2
2009 ROU AAA PCL 18 15 1 4 0 0 0 4 0 2 2 0 0 .267 .389 .267 .000 0 0
2009 LOU AAA INT 190 157 32 41 14 2 5 74 22 26 39 1 2 .261 .381 .471 .210 1 1
2010 LOU AAA INT 319 263 35 69 16 1 3 96 27 43 71 5 3 .262 .366 .365 .103 5 5
2010 CIN MLB NL 3 3 1 2 0 0 1 5 4 0 1 0 0 .667 .667 1.667 1.000 0 0
2010 CLE MLB AL 39 36 4 8 1 0 1 12 4 3 12 0 0 .222 .282 .333 .111 0 0
2010 COH AAA INT 119 96 10 29 8 0 2 43 15 18 21 4 0 .302 .407 .448 .146 3 3
2011 BOS MLB AL 60 54 11 17 7 0 0 24 7 3 13 0 0 .315 .362 .444 .130 0 2
2011 PAW AAA INT 192 166 24 49 13 1 5 79 27 21 38 0 2 .295 .382 .476 .181 1 1
2012 PIT MLB NL 79 74 10 18 8 1 1 31 7 4 26 0 1 .243 .278 .419 .176 1 0
2012 GWN AAA INT 164 137 19 37 10 2 0 51 15 20 24 2 3 .270 .374 .372 .102 2 1
2012 IND AAA INT 26 21 2 1 1 0 0 2 1 4 7 1 0 .048 .231 .095 .048 0 0
2012 TBA MLB AL 51 48 2 13 4 0 0 17 6 2 16 0 0 .271 .314 .354 .083 0 0
2013 PAW AAA INT 434 359 55 88 22 1 2 118 48 58 78 4 2 .245 .348 .329 .084 5 11

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2009 288 0.4826 0.4410 0.6693 0.6763 0.2215 0.7979 0.3030 0.3307 -0.0016
2010 157 0.4586 0.4459 0.7000 0.6250 0.2941 0.7778 0.5600 0.3000 0.0033
2011 251 0.5458 0.5060 0.8189 0.6861 0.2895 0.8936 0.6061 0.1811 -0.0012
2012 487 0.5298 0.5031 0.7347 0.6550 0.3319 0.7988 0.5921 0.2653 0.0054
Career11830.51230.48100.73200.66280.29100.81590.52040.26800.0020

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
2011-08-05 2011-09-01 Minors 27 26 Right Fingers Contusion - -
2009-05-19 2009-06-02 Minors 14 0 General Medical Illness Dehydration -
2009-04-15 2009-05-05 Minors 20 0 General Medical Illness Mononucleosis -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y1 year (2012)

Details
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by Atlanta as a free agent 11/22/11 (minor-league contract). Acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Atlanta 5/21/12. Acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Pittsburgh 5/21/12. Claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers 6/24/12 after being DFA by Tampa Bay 6/22/12. DFA by Pittsburgh 7/31/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Signed by Boston as a free agent 11/22/10 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Boston 5/20/11. DFA by Boston 9/5/11. Sent outright to Triple-A 9/9/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Re-signed 3/10.
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009). Contract purchased 11/19/08. Re-signed 2/20/09. Acquired in trade from Houston 4/16/09 (PTBN in 3/31/09 Jeff Keppinger trade).
  • Drafted 2004 (15-454) (Baylor).

2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

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BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2013 Drew Sutton’s bat makes him a nice bit of organizational infield depth, but he has yet to find an organization willing to give him a long-term look in the majors.
2012 Remember the Hit Mechanic who worked with Ben Zobrist? He taught Drew Sutton the voodoo, too. Sutton’s offense has not translated to the majors, but he can play multiple positions and his legal name—Stephen Drew Sutton—can inspire a misleading autograph.
2011 Infielder Drew Sutton is a nice little utilityman who can play every position, but he can't hit. He'll try to hook on with Boston this spring.
2010 Aquired straight-up for Jeff Keppinger at the beginning of the 2009 season, Sutton looks a lot like Rosales, an older minor-league player who started out up the middle (second base in Sutton’s case due to a weak arm) and has since diversified to all four infield positions and the outfield corners. A college product (Baylor), Sutton has always been old for his leagues, so his .280/.378/.442 career line in the minors has to be taken with a grain of salt. He also stopped stealing bases last year after swiping 64 the previous three seasons. He has a better eye than Rosales, but is ultimately a less athletic version of the same player.
2009 Sutton gave a nice enough performance, but once again coming from a player way too old to still be at AA. Sutton is willing and able to play anywhere on the field, but his range and arm are both weak; for any lengthy usage he's limited to second base. Houston's roster moves do seem to imply a competition between him and Chris Johnson for a major league spot; he has a good chance of winning that.
2007 Drew Sutton put up some nice numbers at High-A Salem, showing power, speed, an ability to take walks, and some pretty good defensive skills. At the same time, he belonged in Double-A. We`re still waiting for him to get tested.

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2010-03-23 16:30:00 (link to chat)Does Drew Sutton get 250 ABs this season?
(Riley the cat, Jasper's brother from kinda dozing....)
I'll say no. We have him at 74 PA in PECOTA, that seems like a good guess to me. (Matt Swartz)


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