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Scott Sizemore 3B

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
10 614 .240 .327 .383 89 0.4
Birth Date1-4-1985
Height6' 0"
Weight190 lbs
Age34 years, 9 months, 12 days
BatsR
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
2010 DET 25 48 163 32 7 0 3 15 40 0 0 0 .224 .296 .336 76 -4.2 1.5 -2.9 -0.1
2011 DET 26 17 74 14 1 0 0 10 19 0 1 1 .222 .329 .238 95 -0.4 0.3 0.7 0.3
2011 OAK 26 93 355 76 21 1 11 43 93 2 4 2 .249 .345 .433 95 -1.5 3.2 -10.0 0.3
2013 OAK 28 2 6 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .167 .167 .333 78 -0.1 0.0 -0.2 0.0
2014 NYA 29 6 16 5 2 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 .313 .313 .438 74 -0.4 0.1 -0.1 0.0
Career1666141283211468162253.240.327.38389-6.75.1-12.40.4

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 ONE A- NYP 70 333 .248 .327 .337 .377 109 19 7.6 3 133 0 -19.1 0.0 3.6 -0.5
2007 WMI A MDW 125 530 .258 .330 .379 .296 97 17.8 16.9 -1.5 122 0 -4.8 5.4 14.1 3.0
2008 LAK A+ FSL 53 234 .254 .324 .376 .346 106 5.2 6.9 -0.5 126 0 12.2 0.9 2.7 2.2
2009 ERI AA EAS 59 269 .261 .339 .382 .347 104 19.6 7.6 -0.6 156 0 -0.6 -1.0 15.6 2.2
2009 TOL AAA INT 71 330 .271 .336 .412 .342 116 2.5 9.5 -0.9 125 0 -2.8 -0.4 9.0 1.4
2010 DET MLB AL 48 163 .259 .330 .408 .287 111 -6.7 4.5 -0.2 76 12 -2.9 1.5 -4.2 -0.1
2010 TOL AAA INT 76 342 .262 .326 .409 .374 101 10.5 10.4 -1.9 139 0 1.8 -0.3 14.8 2.4
2011 DET MLB AL 17 74 .254 .317 .405 .318 109 -1.8 2.0 -0.1 95 9 0.7 0.3 -0.4 0.3
2011 OAK MLB AL 93 355 .254 .316 .404 .322 96 10.1 9.6 1.3 95 9 -10.0 3.2 -1.5 0.3
2011 SAC AAA PCL 9 43 .312 .382 .509 .269 113 1.2 1.3 0.2 126 0 -1.4 0.4 1.6 0.2
2011 TOL AAA INT 23 92 .264 .320 .391 .518 93 13.3 2.9 -0.2 197 0 -3.8 0.3 9.4 0.8
2013 OAK MLB AL 2 6 .276 .341 .464 .250 89 -0.5 0.2 0 78 8 -0.2 0.0 -0.1 0.0
2014 NYA MLB AL 6 16 .248 .302 .396 .625 94 0.3 0.4 0 74 10 -0.1 0.1 -0.4 0.0
2014 SWB AAA INT 81 319 .263 .327 .400 .355 103 -2.8 9.6 -0.1 108 0 -2.5 -1.9 -1.6 0.3
2015 NWO AAA PCL 63 235 .265 .328 .399 .259 89 0.5 6.5 0.6 89 0 -0.2 1.3 -6.4 0.2
2015 SYR AAA INT 14 54 .259 .318 .364 .514 99 6.2 1.5 -0.1 170 0 -1.4 0.0 3.1 0.3
2016 SYR AAA INT 60 243 .256 .317 .383 .252 103 -1.8 6.8 -0.6 102 0 0.6 0.3 -2.2 0.5

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 ONE A- NYP 333 294 49 96 15 4 3 128 37 32 47 7 5 .327 .393 .435 .109 3 3
2007 WMI A MDW 530 438 78 116 33 5 4 171 48 73 60 16 10 .265 .378 .390 .126 4 4
2008 LAK A+ FSL 234 203 32 58 11 1 4 83 20 24 44 14 3 .286 .368 .409 .123 1 1
2009 TOL AAA INT 330 292 49 90 22 1 8 138 33 29 49 14 1 .308 .373 .473 .164 5 5
2009 ERI AA EAS 269 228 39 70 17 4 9 122 33 35 46 7 3 .307 .399 .535 .228 3 3
2010 TOL AAA INT 342 299 49 89 23 1 9 141 37 31 77 2 2 .298 .379 .472 .174 1 1
2010 DET MLB AL 163 143 19 32 7 0 3 48 14 15 40 0 0 .224 .296 .336 .112 1 4
2011 SAC AAA PCL 43 30 11 8 2 0 1 13 3 12 4 2 1 .267 .465 .433 .167 1 0
2011 DET MLB AL 74 63 8 14 1 0 0 15 4 10 19 1 1 .222 .329 .238 .016 0 1
2011 OAK MLB AL 355 305 42 76 21 1 11 132 52 43 93 4 2 .249 .345 .433 .184 1 4
2011 TOL AAA INT 92 76 17 31 7 1 2 46 15 12 19 3 1 .408 .495 .605 .197 1 1
2013 OAK MLB AL 6 6 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 .167 .167 .333 .167 0 0
2014 NYA MLB AL 16 16 3 5 2 0 0 7 4 0 8 0 0 .313 .313 .438 .125 0
2014 SWB AAA INT 319 289 31 77 17 5 7 125 41 26 87 0 0 .266 .329 .433 .166 2
2015 SYR AAA INT 54 47 7 20 2 1 1 27 7 6 10 0 0 .426 .481 .574 .149 1 0
2015 NWO AAA PCL 235 193 23 43 9 0 2 58 18 34 36 2 0 .223 .343 .301 .078 3 2
2016 SYR AAA INT 243 195 29 40 8 0 5 63 18 42 52 2 0 .205 .353 .323 .118 1 2

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2010 625 0.5312 0.4288 0.7463 0.5843 0.2526 0.8299 0.5270 0.2537 -0.0015
2011 1703 0.5420 0.3911 0.7823 0.5645 0.1859 0.8349 0.5931 0.2177 0.0028
2013 23 0.5217 0.4348 0.8000 0.6667 0.1818 0.8750 0.5000 0.2000 0.0039
2014 66 0.5455 0.4091 0.6667 0.4722 0.3333 0.7059 0.6000 0.3333 0.0008
Career24170.53910.40180.77000.56810.20710.83050.57530.23000.0016

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
2014-07-18 2014-08-17 Minors 30 0 - Not Disclosed -
2013-04-10 2013-10-11 60-DL 184 154 Left Knee Surgery ACL Graft 2013-04-16 -
2013-03-04 2013-03-07 Camp 3 0 Left Hand Contusion - -
2012-03-03 2012-10-12 60-DL 223 162 Left Knee Surgery ACL 2012-03-21 -
2012-02-25 2012-03-07 Camp 11 0 Left Knee Sprain ACL - -
2011-09-22 2011-09-22 DTD 0 0 Right Shoulder Inflammation - -
2010-06-22 2010-07-06 Minors 14 0 Right Groin Strain -
2010-03-09 2010-03-10 Camp 1 0 Right Ankle Soreness -
2009-10-24 2009-11-19 WIN 26 0 Left Ankle Surgery Fracture and Cartilage Damage 2009-10-27
2008-06-03 2008-09-01 Minors 90 0 Left Wrist Surgery Hamate 2008-07-15

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 WAS $
2015 MIA $
2014 NYA $
2013 OAK $500,000
2012 OAK $485,000
2010 DET $400,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$1,385,000
4 yrTotal$1,385,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 55 dACES1 year (2016)

Details
  • 1 year (2016). Re-signed by Washington as a free agent 11/21/15 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2015). Signed by Miami as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract). Released by Miami 7/8/15. Signed by Washington as a free agent 8/22/15 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 1/29/14 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by NY Yankees 4/15/14. Released by NY Yankees 7/31/14. Re-signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 8/9/14 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2013). Re-signed by Oakland 3/13. Sent outright to Triple-A by Oakland 11/22/13.
  • 1 year/$0.485M (2012). Re-signed by Oakland 2/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Re-signed by Detroit 3/11. Acquired by Oakland in trade from Detroit 5/27/11.
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2010). Re-signed by Detroit 1/27/10. Optioned to Triple-A 5/16/10.
  • 1 year (2010). Contract purchased by Detroit 11/20/09.
  • Drafted by Detroit 2006 (5-142) (VCU). $0.1975M signing bonus.

2019 Preseason Forecast

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

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2013-01-22 13:00:00 (link to chat)What should be expected of Jemile Weeks and does he get the job to begin with ?
(Spirou from Montreal)
Toughie. I think Scott Sizemore could win the job there. I still believe Weeks could turn into a solid player for the long haul. (R.J. Anderson)
2011-09-27 13:00:00 (link to chat)What do you see in Scott Sizemore? Iím weighing keeping him as one of my 15 MLB keepers in a 14 team H2H points league. This is not the most exciting keeper choice in the world but I donít want to be stuck drafting the likes of Brandon Inge again or wasting an early pick on a below average player. 3B is such an ugly position to fill if you donít have an elite player. Do you see him being materially better than his career line to date (.236/.325/.372, 13 HRs in 156 games)? If not, then heís just a replacement-level player in my league as the top 3B available in this yearís draft were players like Betemit, Tejada, Encarnacion, Peralta, Freese, Polanco, etc.. Because of his youth, perhaps heíll continue to improve? Where do you see his near-term ceiling while I wait for the likes of Will Middlebrooks and Cheslor Cuthbert to mature? FWIW, he's battling players like Sands, JD Martinez, Altuve, Brandon Allen and Guerra for that last keeper slot.
(ORWahoo from Oregon)
I like Sizemore, but only in deeper leagues. He just doesn't have enough power or speed to really be an asset in mixed leagues. I think double digit homers and maybe a small handful of steals, but I don't see 20 HR or 10 SB from him next year. And he strikes out a lot, which will cause him to rely on a high BABIP to post a good average, which will be difficult to maintain without great speed. I think decent power without a good average or speed makes him a tough guy to endorse for anything other than an AL-only league play. (Derek Carty)
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)
2011-06-27 14:00:00 (link to chat)On a scale of "1 to Bill Bavasi" how bad was the Scott Sizemore trade for the Tigers? A guy who can possibly play for a reliever who had been DFA'd a month prior.
(lemppi from Iowa)
Sizemore was clearly in Leyland's dog house, so they had to get something for him. I don't like the trade, but there were some factors there. (Kevin Goldstein)
2011-04-18 13:00:00 (link to chat)Is it time for Scott Sizemore to play in DET and for Will Rhymes to be "scrappy and gritty" someplace else?
(lemppi from Ankeny, IA)
I thought opening day was that time. (Kevin Goldstein)
2010-09-21 13:00:00 (link to chat)Hi Marc Wanted to know whether you had some opinions as to *why* some of these players haven't developed as some of us had hoped: * BJ Upton * Matt LaPorta * Justin Masterson * Scott Sizemore * Matt Wieters Thanks.
(Phoebus from Mobile)
Upton has just not been able to keep his BABIP and batting averages high enough, but he's had plenty of power when healthy and he's been great on the basepaths. He's also a fantastic defensive player. LaPorta is a curious case, as he was supposedly all better in terms of health and his swing mechanics, but hasn't been able to consistently produce. Masterson pitches in front of a horrible defense and can't get lefties out to save his life. He could deal with the LHB thing if the defense was better, but the combination of the two has just ruined him in 2010. Sizemore has just 143 plate appearances, so let's wait on calling him a disappointment. Wieters was over hyped and has actually performed well for his position and his age, but the power just isn't there yet consistently. (Marc Normandin)
2010-06-02 13:00:00 (link to chat)Do the Tigers have enough offense to rise back up from their current swoon or will they have to search for a bat (or two) this summer? Is it worth the cost to attempt to track down the Twins given that Twins seem like a superior team right now? Thank you.
(lemppi from Ankeny, IA)
I think Ryan Raburn needs more playing time, but where they need the most help is up the middle. I think they still have a fine shot at catching the Twins, but it would really help if Scott Sizemore could contribute more offensively. He's been brutal. (Tommy Bennett)
2010-02-17 16:00:00 (link to chat)If the Tigers secure Johnny Damon, and perhaps even Felipe Lopez on the cheap, would your opinion on them contending in the AL Central improve "considerably" or just "incrementally"?
(lemppi from Ankeny, IA)
It seems like Scott Sizemore is going to be ready sooner rather than later, so I'm not sure Lopez would help. I think adding Damon might help a little, but Ryan Raburn is a pretty good player in his own right. I'm just not sure where Damon would be that big of an upgrade. I think the Tigers have a pretty good shot already, however. (Tommy Bennett)
2010-02-18 14:00:00 (link to chat)Scott Sizemore - The last 2B prospect I remember getting such high marks on being "scrappy" was Dustin Pedroia. And their minor league numbers aren't mindblowingly different. Any reason why Sizemore can't succeed as Pedroia did?
(ericmilburn from San Francisco)
Because I could pull out 26 guys with that Pedroia profile, and we'd end up with just one Dustin Pedroia. That said, I actually really like Sizemore and think he could hit .270-280 this year with 10-12 home runs and 30 doubles, and that's pretty good. (Kevin Goldstein)
2010-01-28 14:00:00 (link to chat)Hi CK - Love it! Any prospects that you have unexplained affinities for?
(iorg34 from Minny)
Todd Frazier, because the bat will play. I find myself hoping Zack Cozart gets taken seriously, given that Paul Janish isn't really a solution, and I'm interested in how Tommy Manzella pans out. It's hard not to like Scott Sizemore and Alex Avila for the Tigers. I'm interested in seeing how Jose Ceda's comeback goes. I think this is the year for Brandon Wood, or at least I hope so. I root for Hank Conger. I'm more fond of Ian Desmond and Shairon Martis than probably makes sense. (Christina Kahrl)
2009-12-11 13:00:00 (link to chat)Looks like Scott Sizemore will get a shot to be Detroit's 2B. I think he has a chance to develop into an impact bat. Overly optimistic?
(rogero from philly)
I think 'impact' is a bit optimistic, but I'm a big Sizemore fan and think he'll be at least as productive as Polanco was. (Kevin Goldstein)
2008-11-12 14:00:00 (link to chat)Do you see either Scott Sizemore or Will Rhymes ever becoming the starting 2B for the Tigers?
(Steve from Detroit)
Neither system sucks, but you are kind of wasting a lot on a 360/PS3 if you don't have HD. Personally I have a PS3 because movies are important to me and the media capabilities were just as important. (Kevin Goldstein)


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