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Josmil Pinto C

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
11 286 .252 .336 .436 .273 -0.3
Birth Date3-31-1989
Height5' 11"
Weight225 lbs
Age28 years, 10 months, 22 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
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
2013 MIN 24 21 83 76 10 26 5 0 4 43 6 22 1 0 0 12 0 0 .342 .398 .566 .337 9.0 -5.7 0.4
2014 MIN 25 57 197 169 25 37 8 0 7 66 24 50 1 3 18 0 1 .219 .315 .391 .251 3.1 -8.0 -0.5
2016 MIL 27 6 6 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .111 -0.7 0.0 -0.1
Career8428625036631301110931762303001.252.336.436.27311.3-13.7-0.3

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 VMT Rk 53 224 .273 .254 .352 .340 .267 .277 93 3.2 6.8 1.2 -3.9 -4.8 6.4 0.2 6.4 0.2
2007 dtw Rk 54 210 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .215 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2008 TWI Rk 24 94 .349 .256 .323 .367 .257 .386 92 10.3 3.2 1.9 1.4 -0.5 15.0 1.6 15.0 1.6
2009 ELZ Rk 53 230 .328 .260 .331 .395 .257 .359 109 18.1 7.3 -0.8 -0.5 -4.0 20.6 2.0 20.6 2.0
2010 BLT A 100 392 .242 .256 .336 .385 .258 .250 105 -7.3 11.4 2.1 -1.2 -0.6 5.6 0.4 5.6 0.4
2011 BLT A 9 36 .267 .237 .309 .359 .257 .304 93 0.3 1.0 0.6 0.2 -0.3 1.7 0.2 1.7 0.2
2011 FTM A+ 64 236 .231 .259 .323 .381 .252 .293 101 -7.8 7.1 1.4 -1.2 -1.6 -1.0 -0.2 -1.0 -0.2
2011 ARA Wnt 8 7 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 FTM A+ 93 393 .284 .253 .319 .370 .246 .326 102 10.6 11.7 1.1 2.7 -2.5 21.0 2.4 21.0 2.4
2012 NBR AA 12 52 .319 .263 .330 .402 .266 .343 102 3.2 1.4 -0.6 -0.2 0.2 4.1 0.4 4.1 0.4
2012 ARA Wnt 16 32 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .182 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 MIN MLB 21 83 .337 .243 .305 .375 .254 .440 99 6.1 2.2 1.1 -5.7 -0.4 9.0 0.4 9.0 0.4
2013 NBR AA 107 453 .320 .257 .329 .393 .268 .349 99 27.4 12.3 0.5 -16.6 -1.5 38.8 2.4 38.8 2.4
2013 ROC AAA 19 75 .248 .250 .317 .370 .245 .356 107 -1 2.2 0.8 -6.1 -1.3 0.7 -0.6 0.7 -0.6
2014 MIN MLB 57 197 .251 .254 .320 .394 .265 .261 108 -1.7 5.1 0.2 -8.0 -0.5 3.1 -0.5 3.1 -0.5
2014 ROC AAA 60 242 .273 .262 .325 .395 .251 .313 105 3.7 7.2 0.7 -6.1 -1.5 10.1 0.4 10.1 0.4
2015 FTM A+ 4 13 .229 .249 .315 .333 .251 .125 96 -0.4 0.4 -0.2 0.0 0.0 -0.3 -0.0 -0.3 -0.0
2015 ROC AAA 64 263 .242 .259 .322 .374 .258 .267 93 -5 7.3 0.1 4.3 -1.4 1.0 0.5 1.0 0.5
2015 TWI Rk 4 15 .308 .274 .332 .371 .261 .273 100 0.8 0.4 -0.3 0.0 -0.3 0.7 0.1 0.7 0.1
2016 MIL MLB 6 6 .111 .285 .349 .479 .286 .000 110 -0.9 0.2 0 0.0 0.0 -0.7 -0.1 -0.7 -0.1
2016 CSP AAA 86 315 .275 .269 .335 .417 .273 .365 116 5 8.8 -0.2 -9.3 0.6 14.3 0.5 14.3 0.5

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 VMT Rk 224 25 49 7 1 3 30 25 27 3 3 .251 .338 .344 .092 .273 6.4 -3.9 0.2
2007 dtw Rk 210 18 33 8 1 1 23 29 23 3 1 .193 .327 .269 .076 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2008 TWI Rk 94 14 28 9 3 1 14 9 14 1 0 .329 .394 .541 .212 .349 15.0 1.4 1.6
2009 ELZ Rk 230 34 68 14 2 13 55 19 39 0 1 .332 .394 .610 .278 .328 20.6 -0.5 2.0
2010 BLT A 392 60 78 21 1 10 54 32 67 2 3 .225 .298 .378 .153 .242 5.6 -1.2 0.4
2011 BLT A 36 4 8 3 0 1 9 2 10 0 0 .250 .278 .438 .188 .267 1.7 0.2 0.2
2011 FTM A+ 236 21 58 11 1 5 32 12 36 1 0 .262 .305 .389 .127 .231 -1.0 -1.2 -0.2
2011 ARA Wnt 7 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .200 .333 .400 .200 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 ARA Wnt 32 2 5 2 0 1 3 3 6 0 0 .172 .250 .345 .172 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 NBR AA 52 8 14 4 1 2 9 4 10 0 0 .298 .365 .553 .255 .319 4.1 -0.2 0.4
2012 FTM A+ 393 45 103 22 2 12 51 39 63 0 0 .295 .361 .473 .178 .284 21.0 2.7 2.4
2013 NBR AA 453 59 119 23 1 14 68 64 71 0 2 .308 .411 .482 .174 .320 38.8 -16.6 2.4
2013 MIN MLB 83 10 26 5 0 4 12 6 22 0 0 .342 .398 .566 .224 .337 9.0 -5.7 0.4
2013 ROC AAA 75 6 22 9 0 1 6 2 12 0 0 .314 .333 .486 .171 .248 0.7 -6.1 -0.6
2014 ROC AAA 242 24 58 17 1 6 35 31 37 0 1 .279 .376 .457 .178 .273 10.1 -6.1 0.4
2014 MIN MLB 197 25 37 8 0 7 18 24 50 0 1 .219 .315 .391 .172 .251 3.1 -8.0 -0.5
2015 ROC AAA 263 33 54 9 0 7 31 22 54 0 0 .228 .304 .354 .127 .242 1.0 4.3 0.5
2015 TWI Rk 15 1 4 1 0 1 3 0 2 0 0 .286 .286 .571 .286 .308 0.7 0.0 0.1
2015 FTM A+ 13 2 2 0 0 1 1 1 3 0 0 .167 .231 .417 .250 .229 -0.3 0.0 -0.0
2016 MIL MLB 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .000 .111 -0.7 0.0 -0.1
2016 CSP AAA 315 46 88 21 3 11 51 26 67 0 0 .308 .362 .517 .210 .275 14.3 -9.3 0.5

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
2013 335 0.4836 0.4209 0.7376 0.5309 0.3179 0.8372 0.5818 0.2624 170 -0.008226
2014 879 0.4744 0.4152 0.7863 0.5875 0.2597 0.8408 0.6750 0.2137 424 -0.003012
2016 30 0.4000 0.4667 0.5714 0.9167 0.1667 0.5455 0.6667 0.4286 0 0.000000
Career12440.47510.4180.7680.58020.27310.83270.64970.232345.3746-0.0043

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
2014-09-27 2014-09-27 DTD 0 0 - General Medical Illness -
2014-06-25 2014-07-08 Minors 13 0 - Hip Stiffness -
2014-02-23 2014-02-24 Camp 1 0 - Low Back Stiffness - -
2014-02-18 2014-02-20 Camp 2 0 Right Shoulder Soreness - -
2013-09-28 2013-09-30 DTD 2 2 Right Hand Contusion HBP - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2017 SFN $
2016 MIL $
2015 MIN $
2014 MIN $500,000
2013 MIN $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$500,000
1 yrTotal$500,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 144 dLegacy Agency1 year (2017)

Details
  • 1 year (2017). Signed by San Francisco as a free agent 12/19/16 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2016). DFA by Milwaukee 1/6/16. Sent outright to Triple-A 1/14/16. Contract selected by Milwaukee 9/20/16. Sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 11/7/16.
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2015). Re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/15. Claimed by San Diego off waivers from Minnesota 11/20/15. Claimed by Milwaukee off waivers 12/23/15 after being DFA by San Diego 12/21/15.
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014). Re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14.
  • 2013. Contract purchased by Minnesota 11/20/12.
  • Signed by Minnesota 2/06 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela.

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2017-01-06 13:00:00 (link to chat)Hi, thanks for your great work. I'm excited about the new BP team and for baseball to start! I'm looking for a catching prospect I can target. I'm at least 2 years away from competing in my dynasty league (2 C league) so i can take a risk if needed (not that catching isn't risky, but you know what I mean). Caratini, Zach Collins, Mitch Garver, Bruce Maxwell, Josmil Pinto, Keibert Ruiz, and Jose Trevino are all on my waiver / draft board. Which of those guys (or someone else) do you think could not murder my team, or maybe even contribute!, and will stay a C? Thanks for any input.
(madjockmcferson (simon mcpherson) from Norton, MA)
Literally have not seen Josmil Pinto's name in a while. How deep is this dynasty league. Collins is the guy to target, he may not end up a catcher long term (it wasn't easy to find people who thought he'd stick when doing the White Sox stuff), but if he does the offensive potential here smokes everyone else.

As for the rest, a lot of people asked about Maxwell on the A's list, and I think he is a better real life player than fantasy. Graver has some helium off the AFL, but he is also blocked now, and I think he's similar to Maxwell. Trevino you are betting on High Desert performance being real, which, don't do that. Keibert Ruiz is significantly more than two years awa...yeah just take Collins and hope you don't end up with a first baseman. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2015-12-11 13:00:00 (link to chat)With the Padres trading for Christian Bethancourt, who do you ultimately like most out of Hedges, Norris, and Bethancourt? Who has the most trade value?
(padremurph from Los Angeles)
Worth noting they grabbed Josmil Pinto off waivers from Minnesota right before Thanksgiving as well, so clearly they are pursuing an all-of-the-catchers strategy this winter. I have no idea how that shakes out, honestly. Norris is just now entering arbitration, so he's going to escalate quickly. I'd guess barring a trade that the current plan is to work him a little at first this year and have the other three work out reps in the bigs/at AAA to see which two emerge as the top two going forward, then look to spin Norris at the deadline/next off-season? That's pure speculation on my part, though. Hedges' glove remains dreamy enough to give him some value as a trade chip, though if I'm the Padres I'd just as soon keep him around. And I think R.J. nailed Bethancourt's question marks this morning: http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=28046 (Wilson Karaman)
2014-12-11 18:00:00 (link to chat)Josmil Pinto got sent to AAA last year to work on his game behind the plate. Did you see or hear of any improvement in his catching ability?
(Twins Fan in Exile from DC)
I caught (no pun intended) a couple times after he was sent down. He's never been known for his glove, and he never will be, but I thought he showed a little progress in Triple-A. There was some refinement to the receiving and game calling, and the blocking remained solid. I still think he's a solid everyday guy. (Mark Anderson)
2014-01-10 13:00:00 (link to chat)Josmil Pinto ain't gonna hit 342/398/566 like he did in September last season. But can he be a league average starting catcher?
(Paul from DC)
You're right, he's not hitting that over the long haul, but he absolutely can be a solid everyday catcher. He's really underrated nationally right now, in my opinion. (Mark Anderson)
2013-11-25 13:00:00 (link to chat)The Twins are reportedly interested in Saltalamacchia. I'd personally like to see that money spent on pitching (and more pitching). It seems like Josmil Pinto would be a solid option, especially for a team that's still in a rebuild mode. Am I missing something?
(thrillho from minneapolis)
With Pinto on the scene, I don't see any reason to pursue Salty. (Jason Parks)
2013-11-19 13:00:00 (link to chat)Do you feel Josmil Pinto has developed enough defensively to handle at least a portion of the Twins everyday catching duties in 2014?
(Travs Hound from Arkansas)
Yes. Especially considering they gave Ryan Doumit's corpse 99 games behind the plate over the last two years. (Bret Sayre)
2013-11-14 13:00:00 (link to chat)Do you think Josmil Pinto's ready to shoulder most of the Twins' catching load this year?
(ErikJH from Wash DC)
I've had some recent interesting discussions on Pinto with Parks as we've discussed the Twins Top 10 that should be out next week. The consensus seems to be that Pinto is a no doubt everyday backstop, but I think they may need to either give him some help if they bring him up right away, or find someone to cover until about mid-season when he's truly ready. (Mark Anderson)
2013-10-07 18:00:00 (link to chat)Any under the radar catchers going into next year? I'm stuck with Wellington in a 20 teamer
(Mitch from Iowa)
Hi Mitch

In a 20-team league, probably not. Yan Gomes would be more of a sleeper if everyone would stop talking about him, but still might be in your format. If the Twins consider moving Joe Mauer to another position, Josmil Pinto is instantly intriguing. (Mike Gianella)
2013-10-07 18:00:00 (link to chat)List 5 hitters and pitchers that you feel could be breakout players in 2014. Thanks for the chat, Mike!
(Brett from The Office)
Hi Brett.

Hitters: Christian Yelich, Billy Hamilton, Oscar Taveras, Avisail Garcia, Josmil Pinto.

Pitchers: Jameson Taillon, Rafael Montero, Drew Smyly, Jimmy Nelson, Taijuan Walker. (Mike Gianella)
2013-09-26 13:00:00 (link to chat)Josmil Pinto or Derek Norris for 2014 in an AL only league? Can keep either for $1. Thanks!
(Neil from London )
Norris for sure. We might be seeing the best SSS of Pinto. (Paul Sporer)


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Advanced Catching Metrics

Year Lg Framing Chances CSAA Framing Runs Blocking Chances EPAA Blocking Runs SB Attempts SRAA TRAA Throwing Runs FRAA Adj. FRAA
2010 afx 0 .000 0.0 3122 -.002 1.8 76 .043 -.001 -2.0 -0.2 -1.2
2011 afx 0 .000 0.0 410 .001 -0.1 8 -.008 -.001 0.0 -0.1 0.2
2011 afa 0 .000 0.0 1859 -.001 0.6 37 .038 -.002 -0.8 -0.2 -1.2
2012 afa 0 .000 0.0 2453 -.002 1.2 52 -.024 -.010 1.0 2.2 2.7
2012 aax 158 -.006 -0.1 98 .000 -0.0 2 -.002 .002 0.0 -0.1 -0.2
2013 mlb 1275 -.027 -4.7 780 .004 -0.8 10 -.011 .001 0.1 -5.4 -5.7
2013 aax 4257 -.025 -16.8 2606 -.000 0.1 41 .017 -.005 -0.3 -17.0 -16.6
2013 aaa 1181 -.030 -5.6 725 -.000 0.1 10 .006 -.000 -0.0 -5.6 -6.1
2014 mlb 1781 -.028 -6.3 1235 .002 -0.7 18 .076 -.002 -0.8 -7.9 -8.0
2014 aaa 2792 -.014 -5.9 1667 -.000 0.1 20 .044 -.000 -0.6 -6.4 -6.1
2015 aaa 2430 .012 4.1 1356 .000 -0.1 20 .009 -.001 -0.1 3.9 4.3
2016 aaa 3187 -.018 -8.7 0 .000 0.0 36 -.001 .000 0.0 -8.6 -9.3

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