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Birth Date10-4-1983
Height5' 11"
Weight205 lbs
Age34 years, 4 months, 20 days
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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
2007 OAK 23 68 248 213 27 53 13 0 7 87 24 39 3 5 3 39 0 0 .249 .327 .408 .273 13.4 -3.2 1.0
2008 OAK 24 148 588 530 54 148 25 1 7 196 44 69 11 1 2 42 2 3 .279 .346 .370 .259 24.3 4.1 2.9
2009 OAK 25 147 614 570 74 156 37 1 15 240 28 59 8 7 1 88 8 2 .274 .313 .421 .258 26.1 -12.2 1.4
2010 OAK 26 131 544 495 55 120 18 2 13 181 33 49 12 4 0 71 3 2 .242 .303 .366 .236 6.5 -10.1 -0.4
2011 OAK 27 134 515 460 54 109 26 0 14 177 38 64 7 7 3 44 2 2 .237 .301 .385 .255 17.7 -12.7 0.5
2012 OAK 28 75 278 262 19 57 15 0 1 75 9 53 3 2 2 18 1 0 .218 .250 .286 .198 -6.5 -9.2 -1.7
2012 WAS 28 43 164 146 17 39 5 0 5 59 11 20 2 3 2 25 1 0 .267 .321 .404 .267 8.0 -6.8 0.1
2013 OAK 29 15 35 33 6 10 2 0 2 18 2 3 0 0 0 7 0 0 .303 .343 .545 .343 3.2 0.5 0.4
2013 WAS 29 79 281 252 19 56 11 1 3 78 20 32 3 4 2 25 2 0 .222 .283 .310 .227 4.0 -6.9 -0.3
2014 MIN 30 131 503 452 37 130 34 0 3 173 34 46 9 7 61 0 1 .288 .345 .383 .265 17.9 -16.7 0.1
2015 MIN 31 131 479 433 36 104 17 0 5 136 29 59 7 4 6 50 0 0 .240 .296 .314 .216 -1.7 -11.0 -1.4
2016 MIN 32 106 373 345 34 89 24 1 8 139 18 48 5 4 1 49 0 0 .258 .301 .403 .238 6.9 -8.4 -0.1
2017 ATL 33 81 309 276 38 78 13 0 19 148 17 39 13 2 1 50 0 0 .283 .351 .536 .308 27.3 -1.3 2.6
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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
2004 VAN A- 46 211 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .329 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 STO A+ 114 523 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .297 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 MID AA 99 444 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .313 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 OAK MLB 68 248 .273 .269 .335 .424 .264 .267 93 3.7 7.4 4.2 -3.2 -1.8 13.4 1.0 13.4 1.0
2007 SAC AAA 55 240 .249 .280 .350 .434 .261 .333 99 -2.8 7.1 2.5 3.7 -2.3 4.5 0.8 4.5 0.8
2008 OAK MLB 148 588 .259 .262 .328 .413 .258 .310 98 -0.8 17.0 10 4.1 -2.0 24.3 2.9 24.3 2.9
2009 OAK MLB 147 614 .258 .262 .328 .417 .257 .280 101 -1.5 17.7 9.2 -12.2 0.7 26.1 1.4 26.1 1.4
2010 OAK MLB 131 544 .236 .258 .323 .407 .258 .245 100 -13 15.0 8 -10.1 -3.5 6.5 -0.4 6.5 -0.4
2010 SAC AAA 3 10 .504 .251 .329 .352 .251 .333 101 2.8 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.4 3.6 0.4 3.6 0.4
2011 OAK MLB 134 515 .255 .256 .318 .402 .260 .244 97 -2.6 13.9 8 -12.7 -1.6 17.7 0.5 17.7 0.5
2012 OAK MLB 75 278 .198 .254 .317 .409 .261 .267 95 -17.1 7.6 4.6 -9.2 -1.6 -6.5 -1.7 -6.5 -1.7
2012 WAS MLB 43 164 .267 .251 .315 .396 .259 .274 99 1.1 4.5 2.7 -6.8 -0.4 8.0 0.1 8.0 0.1
2013 OAK MLB 15 35 .343 .266 .324 .420 .275 .286 95 2.8 0.9 0.6 0.5 -1.1 3.2 0.4 3.2 0.4
2013 WAS MLB 79 281 .227 .254 .314 .398 .260 .240 103 -8.9 7.4 4.5 -6.9 1.0 4.0 -0.3 4.0 -0.3
2014 MIN MLB 131 503 .265 .254 .315 .395 .263 .310 108 2.5 13.0 7.2 -16.7 -4.7 17.9 0.1 17.9 0.1
2015 MIN MLB 131 479 .216 .252 .314 .399 .257 .265 106 -20.6 12.9 7.8 -11.0 -1.8 -1.7 -1.4 -1.7 -1.4
2016 MIN MLB 106 373 .238 .256 .318 .419 .256 .276 109 -8.4 10.5 5.7 -8.4 -0.9 6.9 -0.1 6.9 -0.1
2017 ATL MLB 81 309 .308 .256 .323 .423 .267 .268 94 15.7 9.1 5.4 -1.3 -2.8 27.3 2.6 27.3 2.6

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
2004 VAN A- 211 27 52 10 3 3 31 18 26 0 1 .297 .394 .440 .143 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 STO A+ 523 85 122 26 5 12 65 63 61 5 3 .277 .380 .440 .163 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 MID AA 444 64 107 26 1 7 55 58 50 5 3 .285 .393 .415 .130 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 SAC AAA 240 32 59 9 0 3 27 21 41 0 0 .280 .354 .365 .085 .249 4.5 3.7 0.8
2007 OAK MLB 248 27 53 13 0 7 39 24 39 0 0 .249 .327 .408 .160 .273 13.4 -3.2 1.0
2008 OAK MLB 588 54 148 25 1 7 42 44 69 2 3 .279 .346 .370 .091 .259 24.3 4.1 2.9
2009 OAK MLB 614 74 156 37 1 15 88 28 59 8 2 .274 .313 .421 .147 .258 26.1 -12.2 1.4
2010 OAK MLB 544 55 120 18 2 13 71 33 49 3 2 .242 .303 .366 .123 .236 6.5 -10.1 -0.4
2010 SAC AAA 10 4 3 2 0 1 5 2 1 0 0 .375 .500 1.000 .625 .504 3.6 0.3 0.4
2011 OAK MLB 515 54 109 26 0 14 44 38 64 2 2 .237 .301 .385 .148 .255 17.7 -12.7 0.5
2012 WAS MLB 164 17 39 5 0 5 25 11 20 1 0 .267 .321 .404 .137 .267 8.0 -6.8 0.1
2012 OAK MLB 278 19 57 15 0 1 18 9 53 1 0 .218 .250 .286 .069 .198 -6.5 -9.2 -1.7
2013 OAK MLB 35 6 10 2 0 2 7 2 3 0 0 .303 .343 .545 .242 .343 3.2 0.5 0.4
2013 WAS MLB 281 19 56 11 1 3 25 20 32 2 0 .222 .283 .310 .087 .227 4.0 -6.9 -0.3
2014 MIN MLB 503 37 130 34 0 3 61 34 46 0 1 .288 .345 .383 .095 .265 17.9 -16.7 0.1
2015 MIN MLB 479 36 104 17 0 5 50 29 59 0 0 .240 .296 .314 .074 .216 -1.7 -11.0 -1.4
2016 MIN MLB 373 34 89 24 1 8 49 18 48 0 0 .258 .301 .403 .145 .238 6.9 -8.4 -0.1
2017 ATL MLB 309 38 78 13 0 19 50 17 39 0 0 .283 .351 .536 .254 .308 27.3 -1.3 2.6

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
2008 2049 0.5046 0.4065 0.8619 0.5677 0.2424 0.9267 0.7073 0.1381 1044 -0.002114
2009 2095 0.5098 0.4726 0.8677 0.6133 0.3262 0.9130 0.7791 0.1323 930 0.005896
2010 1857 0.5191 0.4496 0.8683 0.6089 0.2777 0.9165 0.7540 0.1317 863 0.010321
2011 2002 0.5145 0.4156 0.8594 0.5680 0.2541 0.8940 0.7773 0.1406 999 -0.007639
2012 1598 0.5232 0.4524 0.8354 0.5897 0.3018 0.8844 0.7304 0.1646 745 -0.008016
2013 1203 0.5195 0.4206 0.8814 0.5536 0.2768 0.9451 0.7438 0.1186 593 -0.004118
2014 1993 0.5213 0.4230 0.8897 0.5890 0.2421 0.9265 0.7922 0.1103 978 -0.012437
2015 1708 0.5193 0.4573 0.8579 0.6212 0.2801 0.9093 0.7348 0.1421 788 -0.008313
2016 1332 0.5008 0.4752 0.8389 0.6597 0.2902 0.9205 0.6528 0.1611 0 0.000000
2017 1101 0.4541 0.5213 0.8275 0.7000 0.3727 0.8800 0.7455 0.1725 0 0.000000
Career169380.51070.44570.86070.60270.28210.9120.74530.1393760.9542-0.0026

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
2014-03-06 2014-03-07 Camp 1 0 Right Foot Contusion HBP - -
2012-05-03 2012-05-04 DTD 1 0 - Hand Contusion HBP - -
2011-04-01 2011-04-01 DTD 0 0 Left Ankle Sprain Mild -
2010-06-06 2010-06-06 DTD 0 0 Soreness Hit By Foul Ball -
2010-04-24 2010-05-18 15-DL 24 21 Trunk Strain Intercostal -
2009-06-12 2009-06-13 DTD 1 1 Left Knee Contusion -
2008-09-23 2008-09-26 DTD 3 2 Hip Contusion Collision At Plate -
2008-06-07 2008-06-07 DTD 0 0 Right Thigh Contusion Foul Ball -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2018 ATL $3,500,000
2017 ATL $1,500,000
2016 MIN $6,000,000
2015 MIN $6,000,000
2014 MIN $2,750,000
2013 WAS $6,487,500
2012 OAK $5,037,500
2011 OAK $3,437,500
2010 OAK $637,500
2009 OAK $410,000
2008 OAK $395,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
10 yrPrevious$32,655,000
2018Current$3,500,000
11 yrPvs + Cur$36,155,000
11 yrTotal$36,155,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
10 y 113 dMVP Sports1 year/$3.5M (2018)

Details
  • 1 year/$3.5M (2018). Signed extension with Atlanta 9/23/17.
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2017). Signed by Atlanta as a free agent 1/30/17. Performance bonuses based on starts at catcher: $50,000 each for 65, 70 starts. $0.1M for 75 starts. $0.15M for 80 starts. $0.2M for 85 starts. $0.25M for 90 starts. $0.3M for 95 starts. $0.35M for 100 starts. $0.5M for 105 starts. $0.55M for 110 starts.
  • 2 years/$12M (2015-16), plus 2017 vesting option. Signed extension with Minnesota 7/31/14. 15:$6M, 16:$6M, 17:$6M vesting option (guaranteed with 485 plate appearances in 2016).
  • 1 year/$2.75M (2014). Signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/23/13. Award bonuses, including $25,000 for All-Star.
  • 4 years/$16.25M (2010-13), plus 2014 club option. Signed extension with Oakland 7/23/10, replacing 1 year/$0.42M deal signed 3/8/10. $0.15M signing bonus. 10:$0.6M, 11:$3.4M, 12:$5M, 13:$6.45M, 14:$8.5M club option, $0.65M buyout. 2014 option guaranteed at $9.25M with 113 starts in 2013. Acquired by Washington in trade from Oakland 8/3/12. Acquired by Oakland in trade from Washington 8/23/13. Oakland declined 2014 option 11/1/13.
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2009). Re-signed by Oakland 2/26/09.
  • 1 year/$0.395M (2008). Re-signed by Oakland 2/28/08.
  • 1 year (2007). Contract purchased 2007.
  • Drafted by Oakland 2004 (2-67) (Cal-State Fullerton). $0.55M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .274 .314 .405 .249
11 vs R (Multi) .246 .301 .353 .230
18 Split (Multi) -.028 -.013 -.052 -.020
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.010 -.021 -.029 -.017
30 vs L (2016) .275 .296 .450 .247
31 vs R (2016) .250 .304 .381 .234
38 Split (2016) -.025 .008 -.068 -.012
39 LgAvg (2016) -.008 -.018 -.027 -.016

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2013-10-11 14:00:00 (link to chat)If you were Oakland, who stays and goes for 2014? Some choices are obvious -- Chris Young and Kurt Suzuki are gone. Grant Balfour and Bartolo Colon are probably not affordable. Brett Anderson, Seth Smith, and Josh Reddick are all non-tender candidates, though Smith and Reddick could be back because it doesn't look like Michael Choice is ready. How do they fix the middle of the infield? Jed Lowrie isn't going to put up this type of offense to make up for that poor of a glove and Eric Sogard and Albert Callaspo -- just, no. The Coliseum hides the total mediocre state of the A's rotation.
(Dave from Chicago)
Great question. Agree on Young and Suzuki. Balfour will probably price himself out of Oakland, a team that has no problem with a revolving door of closers. I think that Reddick sticks around, unless his homer counts exorbitantly drive up the price in his first year of arbitration. It will be interesting to see what Colon wants contractually, and the A's could easily bow out if he wants a multi-year deal. There is no way that the A's pay $8 million for Anderson next year, so his option will be declined, but it will be interesting to see if he re-signs on a one-year deal to re-establish his value. Coco Crisp will probably be taken up on his $7.5 million option, given his somewhat unique blend of speed and power in CF (as well as his clubhouse appeal). The A's like the power that Lowrie offers in the middle of the diamond, and their backup options are less than inspiring (Nakajima has turned out to be a waste of $6.5 million).

The A's pitching succeeds in many ways that are tough to see. Yes, the Coliseum and its immense foul territory certainly help, but the A's have an excellent system in place for pitcher development. They emphasize balance, posture, and pitch repetition - and they eschew the slide step! So they earn the benefit of the doubt when it comes to developing pitchers from within and identifying which arms to bring into the system.


On the jukebox: Aerosmith, "Ragdoll" (Doug Thorburn)
2013-08-01 13:00:00 (link to chat)Is there a good fit for the Redbirds at catcher? Doumit's bat would be great, but I can't see Matheny settling for the glove.
(doog7642 from Blaine, MN)
Kelly Shoppach is available. Otherwise finding a quality catcher is tough, just like finding a quality shortstop at this time of the year. Maybe if the need is still there in a few weeks the Cardinals can convince the Phillies to hand over Carlos Ruiz, or the Nationals to give up Kurt Suzuki before his buyout is due. (R.J. Anderson Trade Deadline Wrap Chat)
2013-03-21 13:00:00 (link to chat)My lineup: C-Ramos-1B-Konerko- 2B-Altuve-3B-?-SS-Desmond-OF-Stanton-OF-B.J. Upton-OF-Adam Jones-OF-Olt-DH-Ike Davis- Been offered Strasburg straight up for Stanton. He also has Moustakas and Santana that I'd like to get. I just don't think that Stras is enough for Stanton. What say you?
(MerleDixon from PA)
I would hold on to Stanton, but it seems as though you need a starting catcher, assuming Kurt Suzuki is the primary guy in Washington. (Daniel Rathman)
2012-09-26 13:00:00 (link to chat)Which baseball player do you think would make the best frontman in a music-playing group (otherwise known as a band)? What would be the name of said group and what kind of music would they make?
(Will from (Rochester))
To answer this question, we must first define its opposite. Obviously Bronson Arroyo is the absolute WORST frontman for a music-playing group, so who is the most unlike Bronson Arroyo? He's a white pitcher who can hit a little, so let's find a non-white catcher who can't hit at all. Is that Kurt Suzuki? Kurt Suzuki it is.

He would play that weird amalgam of Hawaiian reggae that people over there seem to like, and they would be called The Children of Kamehameha. (Ian Miller)
2012-05-31 14:00:00 (link to chat)Which one (or more) of the A's' non-hitters are closest to running out of chances?
(edwardarthur from Illinois)
Daric Barton comes to mind. A's fans have been frustrated with him for years now, though some of that is his approach more than his actual performance. Turns out that not even followers of Team Moneyball appreciate guys who strike out because they take a lot of pitches. Me, I have a Jack Cust shirsey in my drawer, so I love the guy.

One wonders about the length of Kurt Suzuki's leash, too. He appears to be a good defensive catcher with the blocking of balls, and I don't recall him doing too badly by Mike Fast's pitch-framing studies, either, but a repeat of his 2010 year offensively might open the door for Derek Norris sooner rather than later. (Jason Wojciechowski)
2011-08-24 13:00:00 (link to chat)What would you do with the A's? Trevor Cahill has been terrible for the past few months. Brett Anderson is likely out for most of next season. Kurt Suzuki has regressed badly at the plate. Their free agent acquisitions didn't help them contend this season and they didn't deal them at the deadline, so there's no space to let prospects audition. Then again, their prospects (Chris Carter, Michael Taylor, Adrian Cardenas, Michael Choice, and Grant Green) all have some major flaws.
(Tom from Madison)
Besides moving to a new stadium somewhere? Here's what Beane said in Tyler Kepner's piece yesterday: "Sometimes, you're relegated to buying that lottery ticket. Anybody will tell you that the lottery is not a great way to invest your money. But sometimes, you don't have a lot of options." Post-Moneyball Beane sounds more and more like post-Super-System Doyle Brunson every day. My advice, though, would be to find a bopper somewhere, since there's no one in the system ready to hit in the middle of the order. Cahill, McCarthy and Gonzalez should be good enough to make you competitive even with Anderson hurt. Sign Willingham to a reasonable 2-year deal if you can, but don't go longer than that. Cross your fingers that Jemile Weeks and Brandon Allen can be building blocks. But mostly, find a bopper. Crazy thought: find out how much of Adam Dunn's contract Kenny Williams would be willing to eat.

this offseason. (Ken Funck)
2011-07-13 12:30:00 (link to chat)With the A's season is over, what offensive players should be brought back? The only ones I definitely bring back are Jemile Weeks and Scott Sizemore.
(Tom from Madison)
Well, Kurt Suzuki isn't going anywhere, Chris Carter will be worth playing, and maybe Daric Barton will have hit his way back to the majors by then. Other than that--I was going to say Cliff Pennington (who was actually Oakland's most valuable player last season, according to WARP), though it would be better if the A's could arrange to bring back his glove and substitute someone else's bat. However, I've just noticed that FRAA seems to hate him this season as much as it loved him in 2010. Anyone noticed any big change in Pennington's play in the field? (Ben Lindbergh)
2011-06-29 13:30:00 (link to chat)Who are your favorite players to deal with, both past or present?
(Gerald from Savannah)
Geez. That's a tough one because there are so many good guys I have dealt with in 24 years of covering baseball. I hate to leave people out but some of my favorites would have to include Sean Casey, John Burkett, Jay Bell, Craig Wilson, Jason Schmidt, Michael Barrett from the past. From the present: Jason Bay, Cole Hamels, Carlos Pena, Scott Rolen, Brandon Phillips, Nyjer Morgan, Neil Walker, Joel Hanrahan, Adam Jones, Max Scherzer, Don Kelly, Chris Perez, Adam Dunn, Matt Capps, Torii Hunter, Kurt Suzuki, Ian Kinsler. (John Perrotto)
2011-03-17 13:00:00 (link to chat)Speaking of Martin ... should we expect Kurt Suzuki to similarly fall off the planet Earth (like, again, Ozzie Smith)? Also, trim those sideburns, Petriello!
(RC from Go Clemson)
You could argue that it's already begun, right? Suzuki hit only .242/.303/.366 last year, which even for a catcher is pretty lousy (though the double digit homers were nice). The difference here is that Suzuki's peak wasn't as great as Martin's, so the fall probably won't be as noticable either. (Mike Petriello)
2010-12-20 13:00:00 (link to chat)Kurt Suzuki has caught a lot of games over the last few years and his offensive output seems to have regressed in a big way last season. His WAR in 2008 was 3.0, but it dropped to 2.6 in 2009, and then 1.6 in 2010. Do you see the A's sitting him more in 2011?
(Tom from Madison)
Yeah -- I'm sure Donaldson, Powell, or some Bako-esque reserve could take some playing time away from him. And the As seem to be in the mold of preserving the health of their players. (Eric Seidman)
2010-03-17 14:00:00 (link to chat)Hi Christina, I look at Oakland's line-up without anyone I'd like on my fantasy team and can't understand how Pecota has them playing 500 ball. What are your thoughts on the A's?
(lennyd from Portland)
Either you don't have a lot of teams in your league, or you're very picky, or maybe you have no use for steals; while I'm not wild about an outfield with Coco Crisp and Rajai Davis in it as everyday players, they will snag bags. For pitching, whether you're in a keeper league or not, just go grab Brett Anderson. Like steals, saves are a commodity you should want, and Andrew Bailey's the real deal. Position-related supply/demand issues might encourage you to snag Kurt Suzuki or Mark Ellis. Basically, it's going to be a better real-world ballclub than a generator of traditional category fantasy stars. (Christina Kahrl)
2008-08-15 15:00:00 (link to chat)Better catcher in five years: Kurt Suzuki or Jesus Flores?
(Drew W from NoVa)
Oooh, I like this question, in no small part because I really like both of them, but where I see Suzuki as a guy who will always be one of the best second-rank catchers in the game (as in, a step behind the stars), Flores is someone I see with a chance to push his way into the first, even in a NL already gifted with McCann, Martin, and Soto. (Christina Kahrl)
2008-03-25 14:00:00 (link to chat)So here's the question I asked at the event in Philadelphia last week: What unlikely players, historically or currently, do you personally root for? Jay mentioned Saul Rivera, Steven followed Wayne Tolleson back in the day, for me it was Jacob Brumfield.
(Arthur from Philadelphia)
I was a big, big fan of George Williams, beyond TTO considerations, it was more basically because I sat near his brother and nephews and nieces one game, and I sort of liked the plucky little group of cheeseheads and their happiness over their uncle making it to The Show.

Active, I've become a bit of a silly/irrational fan of Peter Moylan, since he's got the foreign/exotic angle on top of being a side-armer. And as an A's fan, I'm perhaps goofy in that my current favorite Athletic is Kurt Suzuki. (Christina Kahrl)


BP Roundtables

DateRoundtable NameComment
2010-04-05 09:30:00Season Opener RoundtableIchiro gets greedy and tried to steal third after swiping second. Very nice throw by Kurt Suzuki to nail him. (Steph Bee)

Advanced Catching Metrics

Year Lg Framing Chances CSAA Framing Runs Blocking Chances EPAA Blocking Runs SB Attempts SRAA TRAA Throwing Runs FRAA Adj. FRAA
2006 aax 0 .000 0.0 1208 .000 -0.1 10 .005 -.003 0.1 -0.0 0.0
2007 aaa 3609 .006 3.3 2143 .000 -0.0 36 -.015 .000 0.3 3.6 3.7
2007 mlb 5062 -.003 -1.9 2980 .000 -0.3 33 .041 -.002 -0.9 -3.0 -3.2
2008 mlb 9167 .001 0.7 5665 -.002 3.1 78 -.060 -.012 3.4 7.2 4.1
2009 mlb 9360 -.011 -15.5 5900 -.001 2.3 95 .013 -.007 -0.3 -13.5 -12.2
2010 mlb 8488 -.003 -4.0 4951 .001 -1.4 76 .033 -.002 -1.7 -7.0 -10.1
2010 aaa 168 .011 0.3 93 -.000 0.0 2 .006 -.000 -0.0 0.3 0.3
2011 mlb 8882 -.010 -11.8 5525 -.000 0.5 118 -.000 -.002 0.2 -11.1 -12.7
2012 mlb 7626 -.016 -16.0 4662 .000 -0.6 83 -.034 .001 1.7 -14.9 -16.0
2013 mlb 5510 -.010 -7.6 3550 -.003 2.7 59 .060 -.005 -2.0 -6.9 -6.4
2014 mlb 7110 -.019 -17.7 4485 -.001 1.2 76 .021 -.002 -0.9 -17.4 -16.7
2015 mlb 7756 -.008 -8.0 4749 -.001 1.0 83 .086 -.002 -3.6 -10.6 -11.0
2016 mlb 6229 -.008 -6.8 4245 -.002 1.6 56 .073 -.005 -2.5 -7.7 -8.4
2017 mlb 4744 -.005 -3.5 3240 -.001 1.1 48 .027 -.002 -0.8 -3.2 -1.3

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PITCHf/x Hitter Profile

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