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Billy Rowell 1B

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
6 .000 .000 .000 0 0.0
Birth Date9-10-1988
Height6' 5"
Weight205 lbs
Age31 years, 3 months, 0 days
BatsL
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

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
2006 ABE A- NYP 11 49 .259 .335 .363 .433 106 4.2 1.3 0.2 132 0 -4.9 1.3 0.6 -0.2
2006 BLU Rk APL 42 180 .256 .347 .370 .466 117 5.9 4.0 0.1 135 0 -3.6 0.5 -0.1 0.1
2007 DEL A SAL 91 388 .266 .339 .400 .364 95 6.9 11.6 0.7 105 0 -9.1 -1.7 3.0 0.5
2008 FRD A+ CRL 111 414 .259 .332 .394 .325 105 -6.7 12.4 1.3 86 0 11.9 -3.1 -13.1 0.9
2009 FRD A+ CRL 120 463 .258 .330 .382 .293 103 -16.3 13.5 -5.3 65 0 -19.0 0.5 -14.7 -2.6
2010 FRD A+ CRL 117 486 .262 .331 .387 .401 104 0.5 14.5 -1.2 109 0 -3.3 -1.2 5.1 1.4
2011 BOW AA EAS 41 136 .261 .326 .400 .338 82 -3.7 4.0 -2.2 70 0 -3.8 -2.5 -3.9 -0.8
2011 ORI Rk GCL 17 71 .234 .309 .349 .309 87 0.8 2.2 -1.4 93 0 0.0 0.3 -2.8 -0.2

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
2006 ABE A- NYP 49 43 8 14 4 0 1 21 6 4 12 0 0 .326 .396 .488 .163 0 0
2006 BLU Rk APL 180 152 38 50 15 3 2 77 26 25 47 3 0 .329 .427 .507 .178 0 0
2007 DEL A SAL 388 352 47 96 21 3 9 150 57 31 104 3 2 .273 .337 .426 .153 0 0
2008 FRD A+ CRL 414 375 39 93 24 0 7 138 50 36 104 1 4 .248 .315 .368 .120 1 1
2009 FRD A+ CRL 463 423 51 95 20 0 9 142 39 35 122 3 2 .225 .284 .336 .111 2 2
2010 FRD A+ CRL 486 436 62 120 25 0 11 178 61 43 153 9 4 .275 .348 .408 .133 0 0
2011 ORI Rk GCL 71 66 9 18 6 1 1 29 7 3 11 1 0 .273 .310 .439 .167 1 0
2011 BOW AA EAS 136 119 9 27 2 0 0 29 11 13 41 2 0 .227 .304 .244 .017 2 1

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA

Injury History  —  No longer being updated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
2011-08-01 2011-09-06 Minors 36 34 - Not Disclosed - -
2011-06-22 2011-07-13 Minors 21 18 - Not Disclosed - -
2011-05-01 2011-05-10 Minors 9 9 Ankle Inflammation Tendonitis -
2008-04-05 2008-04-22 Minors 17 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

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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
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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2008-09-24 14:00:00 (link to chat)I know he's still very young, but do you see any signs that Billy Rowell will eventually tap into the potential that caused the O's to draft him in the first place? Also, do you think Nolan Reimold is ready for the majors?
(Dave from Massachusetts)
No; almost, but I don't see Reimold as a stud as much as I see him as solid -- and that's not a bad thing. (Kevin Goldstein)
2008-07-07 13:00:00 (link to chat)Thinking of Billy Rowell, what usually motivates a guy in the minors to improve (other than to get to the show)? What usually deters improvement? Is this normal for a first rounder?
(Corkedbat from Dallas)
I don't think there is any one answer to that, as every guy is different. That said, scouts are VERY down on Rowell and see very little effort, especially on the defensive side. (Kevin Goldstein)
2008-01-29 16:00:00 (link to chat)I like pretty much any of the rumored Bedard-to-Seattle deals for Baltimore, but why would they want George Sherrill? He's 30 and pitches 40 innings a year. Unless they flip him, isn't that almost counterproductive to a team that should be auditioning young pitchers?
(Amos from New York)
Gee, you make it sound like a team that are dumping salary need a left-handed specialist less than the team that's trying to win this year. The Orioles and Mariners might be the two worst-run teams in the American League, so I think it's perfect that they would make a trade (at least this component of it) that hurts both sides.

Honestly, I'm not sure any trade these two teams could make would surprise me. Adrian Beltre for Billy Rowell? Sure, why not? (Rany Jazayerli)
2008-02-04 13:00:00 (link to chat)if you could compare pedro alvarez to any current major leaguer,who would it be
(tycobb from ga)
Alex Gordon seems like the logical answer, and it makes sense to speculate whether the two might be teammates in a few years. While scouting directors primarily draft talent over need (the smart ones anyway), it's interesting that the teams at the top of this year's draft all have promising young third basemen: Evan Longoria, Neil Walker, and Gordon. Depending on your opinion of Billy Rowell, the team drafting 4th may have one themselves.

Just think what kind of draft the Red Sox would have had in 2005 had they been able to sign Alvarez after taking him in the 14th round. While they came away with Ellsbury, Buchholz, Hansen, Bowden, and Lowrie, not to mention a pair of unheralded kids in Mark Wagner and Reid Engel, the one thing the Red Sox don't in their talented farm system is a highly-regarded third base prospect. (David Laurila)
2008-01-09 13:00:00 (link to chat)What do you make of Brandon Snyder? Can he handle 3B better than Billy Rowell? Will his bat support a permanent move to 1B?
(mike from DC)
Saying he can handle third base better than Billy Rowell is like saying he'll be a better dictator than Idi Amin. Both are pretty bad there, and both have no MLB future at the hot corner. I do like Snyder's bat, but at the same time, like you point out, is it enough to be a 1b? I don't see it. (Kevin Goldstein)


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