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Jason Donald 3B

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
9 603 .257 .309 .362 .248 1
Birth Date9-4-1984
Height6' 1"
Weight195 lbs
Age34 years, 1 months, 12 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
2010 CLE 25 88 325 296 39 75 19 3 4 112 22 70 3 0 4 24 5 1 .253 .312 .378 .249 10.3 -2.4 0.8
2011 CLE 26 39 143 132 13 42 6 1 1 53 7 35 3 1 0 8 3 2 .318 .364 .402 .284 8.0 -1.6 0.7
2012 CLE 27 43 135 124 18 25 2 1 2 35 5 40 3 2 1 11 4 0 .202 .246 .282 .210 -1.9 -2.6 -0.5
Career1706035527014227572003414593543123.257.309.362.24816.5-6.71.0

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 BAT A- 63 243 .292 .247 .310 .344 .260 .322 89 6.5 5.5 2.5 -8.6 -0.1 14.4 0.6 14.4 0.6
2007 LWD A 51 238 .306 .265 .345 .401 .269 .363 91 11.8 7.0 3.2 2.7 0.2 22.2 2.5 22.2 2.5
2007 CLR A+ 83 336 .287 .264 .335 .390 .260 .369 100 11.4 11.3 5.2 -11.6 -0.9 27.0 1.5 27.0 1.5
2008 REA AA 92 414 .295 .263 .336 .400 .256 .370 107 15.8 12.2 5.6 -16.8 -0.8 32.8 1.6 32.8 1.6
2009 COH AAA 10 40 .245 .267 .327 .408 .252 .348 114 -0.6 1.1 0.4 -0.4 0.7 1.6 0.1 1.6 0.1
2009 LEH AAA 51 230 .220 .254 .321 .387 .242 .310 105 -9.8 6.6 2.7 3.5 0.5 -0.1 0.3 -0.1 0.3
2009 PHL Rk 9 28 .163 .212 .295 .325 .225 .286 101 -2.7 0.8 0.2 -0.3 -0.4 -2.1 -0.2 -2.1 -0.2
2010 CLE MLB 88 325 .249 .260 .324 .410 .257 .320 107 -3.8 9.0 1.9 -2.4 3.2 10.3 0.8 10.3 0.8
2010 COH AAA 37 165 .261 .263 .334 .408 .253 .350 107 0.3 4.9 0.4 0.7 2.5 8.1 0.8 8.1 0.8
2011 CLE MLB 39 143 .284 .264 .327 .420 .267 .423 105 3.4 3.9 0.5 -1.6 0.2 8.0 0.7 8.0 0.7
2011 AKR AA 9 31 .201 .277 .343 .427 .287 .304 85 -2 0.9 -0.1 0.3 0.1 -1.1 -0.1 -1.1 -0.1
2011 COH AAA 47 201 .276 .261 .328 .399 .255 .365 107 3.7 6.2 1.6 -4.9 0.7 12.2 0.7 12.2 0.7
2012 CLE MLB 43 135 .210 .247 .310 .389 .255 .274 95 -6.6 3.7 0.4 -2.6 0.6 -1.9 -0.5 -1.9 -0.5
2012 COH AAA 65 296 .269 .254 .324 .381 .251 .337 110 2.9 8.8 1.5 2.5 -2.5 10.7 1.3 10.7 1.3
2013 LOU AAA 78 271 .202 .246 .317 .365 .246 .294 100 -17.2 7.8 -0.2 2.5 -0.0 -9.6 -0.7 -9.6 -0.7
2014 OMA AAA 25 85 .208 .250 .324 .381 .259 .293 91 -5 2.5 0.5 1.5 0.4 -1.6 -0.0 -1.6 -0.0
2014 ROU AAA 44 163 .254 .267 .332 .412 .265 .316 97 -1.1 4.9 -0.5 -2.2 0.9 4.2 0.2 4.2 0.2

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 BAT A- 243 33 56 14 2 1 24 23 42 12 1 .263 .347 .362 .099 .292 14.4 -8.6 0.6
2007 LWD A 238 41 61 9 3 4 30 29 39 2 5 .310 .409 .447 .137 .306 22.2 2.7 2.5
2007 CLR A+ 336 48 88 22 5 8 41 35 70 3 2 .300 .384 .491 .191 .287 27.0 -11.6 1.5
2008 REA AA 414 57 111 19 4 14 54 47 86 11 2 .307 .392 .497 .191 .295 32.8 -16.8 1.6
2009 PHL Rk 28 4 6 1 1 0 1 2 5 1 0 .231 .286 .346 .115 .163 -2.1 -0.3 -0.2
2009 COH AAA 40 10 9 2 0 1 1 3 11 1 0 .257 .350 .400 .143 .245 1.6 -0.4 0.1
2009 LEH AAA 230 26 49 15 1 1 16 14 53 6 0 .236 .298 .332 .096 .220 -0.1 3.5 0.3
2010 CLE MLB 325 39 75 19 3 4 24 22 70 5 1 .253 .312 .378 .125 .249 10.3 -2.4 0.8
2010 COH AAA 165 27 38 10 2 2 17 21 33 10 2 .277 .394 .423 .146 .261 8.1 0.7 0.8
2011 AKR AA 31 4 7 0 0 0 2 2 6 1 0 .241 .290 .241 .000 .201 -1.1 0.3 -0.1
2011 COH AAA 201 32 54 12 0 4 15 19 33 7 3 .310 .397 .448 .138 .276 12.2 -4.9 0.7
2011 CLE MLB 143 13 42 6 1 1 8 7 35 3 2 .318 .364 .402 .083 .284 8.0 -1.6 0.7
2012 CLE MLB 135 18 25 2 1 2 11 5 40 4 0 .202 .246 .282 .081 .210 -1.9 -2.6 -0.5
2012 COH AAA 296 46 71 18 3 6 31 30 58 5 5 .277 .365 .441 .164 .269 10.7 2.5 1.3
2013 LOU AAA 271 23 55 15 2 2 17 16 70 2 1 .219 .268 .319 .100 .202 -9.6 2.5 -0.7
2014 ROU AAA 163 22 34 6 2 3 8 15 44 3 1 .236 .306 .368 .132 .254 4.2 -2.2 0.2
2014 OMA AAA 85 7 18 3 0 1 5 3 21 1 1 .231 .271 .308 .077 .208 -1.6 1.5 -0.0

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
2010 1147 0.5379 0.5004 0.7578 0.6532 0.3226 0.8486 0.5439 0.2422 473 -0.006452
2011 517 0.5513 0.4797 0.7823 0.6316 0.2931 0.8611 0.5735 0.2177 223 0.004989
2012 491 0.5071 0.5071 0.6908 0.6867 0.3223 0.8129 0.4231 0.3092 187 0.000280
Career21550.53410.4970.74840.65570.31550.84350.52350.2516347.8603-0.0022

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
2014-07-21 2014-08-02 Minors 12 0 - Not Disclosed -
2014-07-03 2014-07-20 Minors 17 0 - Not Disclosed -
2014-06-15 2014-06-21 Minors 6 0 - Not Disclosed -
2014-04-26 2014-05-07 Minors 11 0 Left Groin Strain - -
2013-04-27 2013-06-07 Minors 41 0 Right Shoulder - -
2013-03-23 2013-03-26 Camp 3 0 - Knee Sprain - -
2012-09-15 2012-09-29 DTD 14 12 Right Forearm Contusion HBP - -
2011-08-30 2011-08-31 DTD 1 1 Right Fingers Contusion - -
2011-05-11 2011-06-14 Minors 34 0 Left Knee Sprain MCL -
2011-03-22 2011-04-29 15-DL 38 24 Left Fingers Recovery From Fracture Middle Finger HBP -
2011-03-06 2011-03-22 Camp 16 0 Left Fingers Fracture Middle Finger HBP -
2010-09-12 2010-10-04 DTD 22 20 Right Fingers Contusion Index Finger Tendon -
2010-06-26 2010-06-30 DTD 4 4 Left Wrist Soreness -
2009-08-14 2009-09-08 Minors 25 0 Not Disclosed -
2009-06-12 2009-07-28 Minors 46 0 Left Knee Surgery Meniscus 2009-06-15
2009-03-21 2009-03-22 Camp 1 0 Ankle Sprain -
2009-03-17 2009-03-17 Camp 0 0 Forearm Contusion HBP -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 KCA $
2013 CIN $
2012 CLE $484,000
2011 CLE $423,200
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$907,200
2 yrTotal$907,200

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 163 dScott Boras1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/28/13 (minor-league contract). Acquired by Texas in trade from Kansas City 5/29/14.
  • 1 year/$0.5025M (2013). Signed by Cincinnati 3/13. DFA by Cincinnati 3/31/13. Sent outright to Triple-A 4/4/13.
  • 1 year/$0.484M (2012). Re-signed by Cleveland 3/3/12. Acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Cleveland 12/11/12.
  • 1 year/$0.4232M (2011). Re-signed by Cleveland 3/8/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Contract purchased 11/20/09. Re-signed 3/10/10. Optioned to Triple-A 3/20/10. Recalled 5/18/10.
  • Acquired by Cleveland in trade from Philadelphia 7/29/09 (Cliff Lee deal).
  • Drafted 2006 (3-97). $0.4M signing bonus.

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2010-07-09 13:00:00 (link to chat)Can Jason Donald actually play shortstop? Because he hasn't thus far. Who plays 2B for CLE in 2012, Jason Kipnis? Should the Tribe let Jhonny Peralta play SS for two weeks in a desperate attempt to show off his "versatility?" (But seriously: Donald is an atrocious SS.)
(buffum from Austin TX)
What's wrong with Asdrubal? Is he going to be gone in 2012, guaranteed? (Marc Normandin)
2010-07-09 13:00:00 (link to chat)Asdrubal Cabrera will be the SS in 2012, AFAIK. Unless Jhonny gets re-upped, then all bets are off. But at 2B, you have Cord Phelps, Jason Kipnis, Jason Donald, and Luis Valbuena. None of whom I want to see on the other side of the diamond.
(buffum from Austin TX)
Well there's always trades and free agency I guess. (Marc Normandin)
2010-06-02 13:00:00 (link to chat)Can Jason Donald hit enough to be the Indians starting 2b down the road?
(SaberTJ from Cleveland, OH)
Yeah, he can. The competition isn't exactly fierce at the moment, so I think he could pull it off before the end of this year. The worst case scenario for him is as a backup infielder, which is a good way to make a half million a year. Best case scenario is that he settles in nicely and posts good OBPs and bats down in the lineup. (Tommy Bennett)
2008-12-04 13:30:00 (link to chat)Jason Donald plus a little more for Delmon Young to replace Pat the Bat? Did you see Donald play in Arizona?
(Jay from Philly)
Tweener. The glove's a bit shy for shortstop, the bat's not great for 2B or 3B. I wouldn't trade Young for him, although it's an interesting idea. (Joe Sheehan)
2008-11-12 14:00:00 (link to chat)What should the Phillies do with Jason Donald? Could he transition to 3B as of 2010 or does he get flipped for Burrell's replacement in LF?
(greggaul from Chicago)
Well, the big problem there is that he doesn't have enough bat for 3B, nor enough talent to get a Burrell-esque talent in return. And I like the guy! (Kevin Goldstein)
2008-11-07 13:00:00 (link to chat)After (presumably) seeing Jason Donald in the AFL, any thoughts on his future in Philly, especially at 3B?
(SamHughes from Philly)
He yanked a ball out to left Monday, which shocked the heck out of me. I didn't think he had that kind of power. He probably doesn't--he hit the homer off of Kyle Ginley and his 88-mph heater. Donald's bat will only play up the middle, which means he's a trade chit for the Phillies. Given the state of shortstop around the league, it's a good chit to have. (Joe Sheehan)
2008-10-21 14:00:00 (link to chat)Thoughts on Jason Donald at 3B in the AFL? Can he be a similar offensive hitter to Pedroia in the bigs, but at 3B? Obviously you'd like more power at 3B, but the Phillies did play Pedro Feliz and Greg Dobbs there this year, and Wes Helms last year....
(JM from DC)
Um, no. I don't think I'm going out on a limb here when I say that Jason Donald is not going to be the kind of guy who gives you 322 total bases in a season. He's a nice little prospect, but not a true SS, and not a guy who's in Pedroia's league offensively. (Kevin Goldstein)
2008-04-23 13:00:00 (link to chat)Hey Kevin, a few questions about Phillies prospects. Jason Donald was hitting well in Reading before hurting his hand, are scouts starting to come around on him or is he still a utility guy? Also, what do you make of Greg Golson's fast start? Just a 3 week flash in the pan, or is he turning it around? He's posting the highest walk rate of his career right now...
(JM from DC)
I actually like Donald quite a bit offensively, but defensively, he's got a little Jed Lowrie in him where he's playing there, and he's holding his own, but it's not really what you want there glove wise. Golson is a total tool shed, and what he's doing right now is one of the top things to keep your eye in early in the season. (Kevin Goldstein)


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