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Birth Date5-6-1987
Height5' 11"
Weight210 lbs
Age31 years, 5 months, 12 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
1.02014
1.92015
-1.12016
1.42017
2.02018
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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
2009 ARI 22 120 491 455 59 132 21 8 5 184 25 89 1 6 4 60 5 7 .290 .324 .404 .247 7.3 -4.9 0.2
2010 ARI 23 133 393 364 31 95 19 6 3 135 23 76 2 1 3 30 1 0 .261 .308 .371 .240 1.4 14.2 1.6
2011 ARI 24 141 493 445 55 130 20 8 8 190 43 82 3 2 0 46 15 1 .292 .357 .427 .280 20.6 20.2 4.3
2012 ARI 25 133 430 385 58 105 21 2 7 151 33 77 4 2 6 36 15 9 .273 .335 .392 .260 13.6 1.8 1.6
2013 ARI 26 156 663 601 79 161 43 4 10 242 48 100 3 4 7 48 10 10 .268 .323 .403 .257 11.9 25.7 4.1
2014 ARI 27 104 440 406 51 105 18 3 6 147 24 72 4 2 30 5 5 .259 .305 .362 .248 3.2 1.6 0.5
2014 MIL 27 46 134 123 13 33 4 1 3 48 8 28 1 0 10 4 2 .268 .318 .390 .249 1.5 2.9 0.5
2015 BAL 28 55 238 224 30 53 12 0 5 80 8 35 2 1 3 20 5 1 .237 .268 .357 .218 -5.3 1.5 -0.4
2015 MIL 28 100 351 323 53 106 24 5 9 167 20 57 3 4 1 31 9 3 .328 .369 .517 .309 23.1 -1.9 2.3
2016 COL 29 102 381 368 45 93 27 3 7 147 9 73 1 2 1 39 6 4 .253 .271 .399 .215 -10.7 0.3 -1.1
2017 COL 30 115 425 392 56 121 24 1 10 177 20 67 4 9 0 71 2 5 .309 .341 .452 .268 10.2 3.5 1.4
2018 COL 31 142 443 401 52 114 17 0 6 149 32 75 5 3 2 53 11 4 .284 .342 .372 .256 11.2 8.5 2.0
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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
2006 MSO Rk 69 303 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .359 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 SBN A 110 488 .296 .255 .328 .369 .260 .351 99 18.8 14.4 -4.6 8.2 1.0 29.7 3.8 29.7 3.8
2007 VIS A+ 24 109 .263 .263 .337 .407 .266 .325 95 0.4 4.1 -0.1 2.8 -0.4 4.0 0.7 4.0 0.7
2008 VIS A+ 50 224 .282 .265 .335 .391 .266 .348 101 5.4 6.6 0 -1.4 1.6 13.6 1.2 13.6 1.2
2008 MOB AA 73 302 .258 .264 .344 .400 .255 .300 104 -0.6 8.8 0.1 5.2 -0.1 8.2 1.3 8.2 1.3
2009 ARI MLB 120 491 .247 .258 .326 .406 .260 .346 99 -6.6 14.1 -1.8 -4.9 1.6 7.3 0.2 7.3 0.2
2009 MOB AA 29 130 .353 .256 .332 .379 .266 .391 96 12.8 3.7 -1.2 1.2 0.3 15.6 1.7 15.6 1.7
2010 ARI MLB 133 393 .240 .249 .316 .386 .260 .322 96 -7.9 10.8 -2.7 14.2 1.1 1.4 1.6 1.4 1.6
2010 RNO AAA 9 40 .343 .256 .330 .410 .259 .452 104 3.7 1.2 -0.1 1.5 0.2 4.9 0.6 4.9 0.6
2011 ARI MLB 141 493 .280 .250 .315 .390 .258 .342 99 9.7 13.3 -3.2 20.2 0.8 20.6 4.3 20.6 4.3
2011 ZUL Wnt 19 78 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 ARI MLB 133 430 .260 .253 .317 .397 .260 .323 102 0 11.8 -1.1 1.8 2.9 13.6 1.6 13.6 1.6
2012 ZUL Wnt 37 155 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .352 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 ARI MLB 156 663 .257 .253 .315 .393 .257 .305 103 -1.8 17.4 -4.6 25.7 0.8 11.9 4.1 11.9 4.1
2013 VEN int 3 10 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2014 ARI MLB 104 440 .248 .249 .312 .385 .261 .300 104 -5.1 11.3 -4.1 1.6 1.1 3.2 0.5 3.2 0.5
2014 MIL MLB 46 134 .249 .244 .309 .366 .257 .326 101 -1.4 3.5 -0.6 2.9 0.1 1.5 0.5 1.5 0.5
2015 BAL MLB 55 238 .218 .247 .307 .397 .254 .259 107 -9.8 6.4 -1.8 1.5 -0.1 -5.3 -0.4 -5.3 -0.4
2015 MIL MLB 100 351 .309 .258 .317 .407 .264 .372 101 16.8 9.5 -1.4 -1.9 -1.8 23.1 2.3 23.1 2.3
2016 COL MLB 102 381 .215 .255 .324 .418 .267 .297 111 -17.3 10.8 -3 0.3 -1.1 -10.7 -1.1 -10.7 -1.1
2016 HFD AA 2 7 .282 .279 .346 .428 .288 .500 101 0.2 0.2 0 0.0 -0.2 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0
2016 ABQ AAA 5 20 .061 .264 .325 .408 .275 .200 106 -4.2 0.6 -0.2 -0.4 0.0 -3.8 -0.4 -3.8 -0.4
2017 COL MLB 115 425 .268 .254 .324 .422 .266 .343 104 3.6 12.4 -3.4 3.5 -2.5 10.2 1.4 10.2 1.4
2017 ABQ AAA 3 11 .174 .264 .327 .405 .256 .286 122 -1 0.3 -0.2 0.0 -0.2 -1.0 -0.1 -1.0 -0.1
2018 COL MLB 142 443 .256 .243 .311 .399 .260 .334 109 -1.7 12.4 -2.8 8.5 3.3 11.2 2.0 11.2 2.0

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
2006 MSO Rk 303 46 89 18 4 4 43 25 30 23 7 .328 .391 .469 .140 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 SBN A 488 64 142 25 4 6 57 30 51 24 8 .320 .373 .435 .115 .296 29.7 8.2 3.8
2007 VIS A+ 109 11 29 2 1 2 14 4 17 2 3 .284 .311 .382 .098 .263 4.0 2.8 0.7
2008 VIS A+ 224 26 59 8 4 2 19 23 31 12 4 .301 .381 .413 .112 .282 13.6 -1.4 1.2
2008 MOB AA 302 35 73 14 6 4 33 24 34 16 9 .275 .343 .419 .143 .258 8.2 5.2 1.3
2009 MOB AA 130 23 39 3 1 3 12 22 13 7 4 .361 .469 .491 .130 .353 15.6 1.2 1.7
2009 ARI MLB 491 59 132 21 8 5 60 25 89 5 7 .290 .324 .404 .114 .247 7.3 -4.9 0.2
2010 RNO AAA 40 8 15 4 0 1 7 2 5 3 1 .417 .450 .611 .194 .343 4.9 1.5 0.6
2010 ARI MLB 393 31 95 19 6 3 30 23 76 1 0 .261 .308 .371 .110 .240 1.4 14.2 1.6
2011 ZUL Wnt 78 5 17 4 0 0 4 5 17 1 1 .250 .329 .309 .059 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 ARI MLB 493 55 130 20 8 8 46 43 82 15 1 .292 .357 .427 .135 .280 20.6 20.2 4.3
2012 ZUL Wnt 155 19 41 5 0 4 17 13 31 2 4 .295 .357 .417 .122 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 ARI MLB 430 58 105 21 2 7 36 33 77 15 9 .273 .335 .392 .119 .260 13.6 1.8 1.6
2013 ARI MLB 663 79 161 43 4 10 48 48 100 10 10 .268 .323 .403 .135 .257 11.9 25.7 4.1
2013 VEN int 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2014 MIL MLB 134 13 33 4 1 3 10 8 28 4 2 .268 .318 .390 .122 .249 1.5 2.9 0.5
2014 ARI MLB 440 51 105 18 3 6 30 24 72 5 5 .259 .305 .362 .103 .248 3.2 1.6 0.5
2015 MIL MLB 351 53 106 24 5 9 31 20 57 9 3 .328 .369 .517 .189 .309 23.1 -1.9 2.3
2015 BAL MLB 238 30 53 12 0 5 20 8 35 5 1 .237 .268 .357 .121 .218 -5.3 1.5 -0.4
2016 ABQ AAA 20 2 3 0 0 0 3 0 5 0 0 .150 .150 .150 .000 .061 -3.8 -0.4 -0.4
2016 COL MLB 381 45 93 27 3 7 39 9 73 6 4 .253 .271 .399 .147 .215 -10.7 0.3 -1.1
2016 HFD AA 7 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .333 .429 .333 .000 .282 0.1 0.0 0.0
2017 ABQ AAA 11 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .200 .273 .200 .000 .174 -1.0 0.0 -0.1
2017 COL MLB 425 56 121 24 1 10 71 20 67 2 5 .309 .341 .452 .143 .268 10.2 3.5 1.4
2018 COL MLB 443 52 114 17 0 6 53 32 75 11 4 .284 .342 .372 .087 .256 11.2 8.5 2.0

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
2009 1735 0.4738 0.4836 0.8045 0.6168 0.3636 0.8856 0.6807 0.1955 695 0.005436
2010 1351 0.4715 0.5137 0.7939 0.6327 0.4076 0.9057 0.6392 0.2061 510 0.007614
2011 1692 0.4374 0.5124 0.7889 0.6797 0.3824 0.8887 0.6511 0.2111 621 0.002462
2012 1555 0.4431 0.4984 0.7626 0.6401 0.3857 0.8458 0.6527 0.2374 587 -0.003562
2013 2295 0.4436 0.4806 0.8123 0.6120 0.3759 0.9213 0.6708 0.1877 886 0.013585
2014 1967 0.4377 0.4870 0.8111 0.6655 0.3481 0.9075 0.6675 0.1889 741 0.010129
2015 2071 0.4669 0.5360 0.8117 0.6856 0.4049 0.9005 0.6801 0.1883 727 0.003439
2016 1301 0.4950 0.5427 0.7847 0.6708 0.4170 0.8773 0.6387 0.2153 0 0.000000
2017 1528 0.4771 0.5072 0.8026 0.6269 0.3980 0.8862 0.6824 0.1974 0 0.000000
2018 1575 0.4552 0.5079 0.7988 0.6987 0.3485 0.8882 0.6488 0.2013 0 0.000000
Career170700.45840.50540.79880.65230.38160.89270.6630.2012518.73970.0045

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
2014-04-30 2014-04-30 DTD 0 0 - Elbow Contusion HBP - -
2013-05-28 2013-05-30 DTD 2 0 Left Lower Leg Cramp Calf - -
2013-02-27 2013-02-28 Camp 1 0 - Arm Soreness - -
2012-09-22 2012-09-26 DTD 4 4 Right Hand Contusion Sliding - -
2011-07-24 2011-07-28 DTD 4 3 Left Wrist Contusion - -
2009-12-09 2009-12-09 WIN 0 0 Left Thigh Strain Partial Tear Quad -
2009-09-10 2009-09-11 DTD 1 0 Soreness -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 COL $1,500,000
2018 COL $10,000,000
2017 COL $8,000,000
2016 COL $8,000,000
2015 MIL $6,237,000
2014 ARI $4,850,000
2013 ARI $2,350,000
2012 ARI $502,000
2011 ARI $426,000
2010 ARI $405,500
YearsDescriptionSalary
8 yrPrevious$30,770,500
2018Current$10,000,000
9 yrPvs + Cur$40,770,500
1 yrFuture$1,500,000
10 yrTotal$42,270,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
8 y 145 dOctagon3 years/$27.5M (2016-18), 2019 option

Details
  • 3 years/$27.5M (2016-18), plus 2019 club option. Signed by Colorado as a free agent 1/20/16. 16:$8M, 17:$8M, 18:$10M, 19:$12M club option ($1.5M buyout).
  • 1 year/$6.237M (2015). Re-signed by Milwaukee 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration). Acquired by Baltimore in trade from Milwaukee 7/31/15 with $2,215,327 remaining on contract.
  • 1 year/$4.85M (2014). Re-signed by Arizona 2/3/14 (avoided arbitration). Acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Arizona 7/31/14.
  • 1 year/$2.35M (2013). Re-signed by Arizona 2/5/13 (avoided arbitration, $2.7M-$2.1M).
  • 1 year/$0.502M (2012). Renewed by Arizona 3/3/12.
  • 1 year/$0.426M (2011). Re-signed by Arizona 3/11.
  • 1 year/$0.4055M (2010). Re-signed by Arizona 3/11/10.
  • 1 year (2009). Contract purchased by Arizona 5/12/09.
  • Signed by Arizona 8/04 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .240 .285 .333 .212
11 vs R (Multi) .276 .308 .434 .254
18 Split (Multi) .036 .023 .101 .042
19 LgAvg (Multi) .020 .029 .071 .031
30 vs L (2016) .258 .273 .361 .200
31 vs R (2016) .251 .270 .413 .221
38 Split (2016) -.007 -.002 .052 .021
39 LgAvg (2016) .020 .028 .073 .031

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2016-01-29 11:00:00 (link to chat)What does the future hold for david dahl? Now with dickerson gone when do you see him getting some major league ab's?
(mp from COL)
Colorado's outfield is still chock full thanks to their signing of Gerardo Parra (and Paulsen's ability to play OF), so I don't think it's a given Dahl gets to the majors this year. Nor do I think he needs to. He's been moved aggressively for a guy who missed as much time as he did with a hamstring injury/lacerated spleen the last few years. A full season at the upper levels wouldn't be a bad thing for Dahl. (Top 101 Chat with Craig Goldstein)
2015-01-20 19:30:00 (link to chat)Hi Ben! I need to cut three of the following from my 16 team 5x5 dynasty team; Cody Asche, John Jaso, Ike Davis, Dayan Viciedo, Will Venable, Gerardo Parra. Who gets the axe if it you made the call? Keep in mind Asche is my only insurance for Wright at 3B and Jaso is Wilson Ramos’ backup. many thanks!
(Gravybill from Paradise)
Viciedo, Venable, Asche. If you're super worried about Wright, cut Parra instead. (Ben Carsley)
2014-08-04 13:00:00 (link to chat)Would you rather go to jail for trying to get a hug with Jeter or a selfie with Gerardo Parra?
(Justin from WI)
I'm not a selfie guy. Can't get the angle right. I am a big hugger though. (Jeff Moore)
2014-01-21 18:00:00 (link to chat)What kind of numbers do you expect out of Alejandro De Aza considering he may be the odd man out of the White Sox outfield?
(jaymoff from Salem)
I still see De Aza getting a good number of at bats. I'm not a big believer in Adam Eaton and think the White Sox will find a way to play De Aza enough where he's still viable. Maybe he won't put up what he did last year, but a 10/15 year with a solid batting average wouldn't surprise. In deeper leagues, even if De Aza isn't starting, he could do what Gerardo Parra did when he was a fourth OF and provide plenty of deep league, sneaky value. (Mike Gianella)
2014-01-21 18:00:00 (link to chat)What kind of numbers do you expect out of Alejandro De Aza considering he may be the odd man out of the White Sox outfield?
(jaymoff from Salem)
I still see De Aza getting a good number of at bats. I'm not a big believer in Adam Eaton and think the White Sox will find a way to play De Aza enough where he's still viable. Maybe he won't put up what he did last year, but a 10/15 year with a solid batting average wouldn't surprise. In deeper leagues, even if De Aza isn't starting, he could do what Gerardo Parra did when he was a fourth OF and provide plenty of deep league, sneaky value. (Mike Gianella)
2013-10-23 13:00:00 (link to chat)Aside from Giancarlo Stanton, what are some OF you think might be available for trade that are both above-average regulars and relatively young/cost controlled?
(Ashitaka1110 from Houston, TX)
Cost controlled and above-average who might be available via trade. Hm. Generally speaking, there aren't too many of those types out there at any position. Maybe Gerardo Parra? Granted, I'm not sure if Arizona would/intends to move him, but he fits the bill otherwise. (R.J. Anderson)
2013-09-11 13:00:00 (link to chat)Gerardo Parra is 11th in the majors in fWAR among OFs this season. That's pretty good... but do you think OF prospects with his ceiling (slightly below average offensively, well above average defensively) get their due as prospects? I think they're generally thought of as 4th OF types, and then they get buried on draft boards and prospect lists. Agree?
(Ryan from insidethezona)
I agree with you. Even more than that, though, I would say OF prospects without loud tools but do everything pretty well. Think the Jackie Bradley, Jr. types. Parra falls into that category for me as well. I've had conversations with some scouts about that – saying that those types of OF prospects are not only underrated on prospect lists, but oftentimes around the industry as well. (Jason Cole)
2013-03-26 13:00:00 (link to chat)Do you see Gerardo Parra having a breakout year now that we know he will finally be playing everyday because of the injuries?
(Todd from Dallas)
I am not at all convinced he will be playing every day once Adam Eaton gets healthy. (Zachary Levine)
2012-06-07 13:00:00 (link to chat)Admit it I'm the new Gerardo Parra, I get no respect, but all I do is produce.
(Ruben Tejada from Cooperstown)
You have a .361 on-base percentage since the start of last season. For now, you haven't played enough for people to notice and buy in. Keep it up. (R.J. Anderson)
2010-08-20 15:30:00 (link to chat)What is the ceiling for our hero ? How do you see him developing ?
(Gerardo Parra Fan Club from The Dumps)
Really? A Gerardo Parra question? How utterly random. I never saw him as more than a borderline starter/fourth OF. (Kevin Goldstein)
2009-02-16 14:00:00 (link to chat)Quien es mas macho: Julio Borbon o Gerardo Parra? Por que?
(Felipe De Jesus Calderon Hinojosa from Mexico City, MX)
Borbón, porque es más rápido y puede jugar en el medio. (Kevin Goldstein)


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