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Melky Mesa OFBlue Jays

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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 32)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB DRC+ WARP
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Birth Date1-31-1987
Height6' 1"
Weight190 lbs
Age32 years, 7 months, 19 days
BatsR
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2015
2016
2017
2018
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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
2012 NYA 25 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 83 0.0 -0.9 0.0 -0.1
2013 NYA 26 5 14 5 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 .385 .429 .538 96 0.0 0.1 0.9 0.1
Career816620012001.400.438.53394-0.1-0.80.90.0

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 LG G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
2006 YAN Rk GCL 40 159 .250 .338 .352 .276 93 -6.2 4.6 -0.9 43 0 -0.2 0.5 -29.3 -2.6
2007 YAN Rk GCL 49 169 .253 .330 .373 .340 104 -2.7 5.0 -0.3 169 0 16.9 1.0 -0.2 2.1
2008 STA A- NYP 46 128 .256 .336 .373 .256 97 -1 3.7 -0.7 68 0 -1.0 -0.9 -7.0 -0.6
2009 CSC A SAL 133 564 .256 .328 .368 .298 95 12 15.9 -4.1 103 0 14.8 3.1 2.4 3.3
2010 TAM A+ FSL 121 507 .253 .325 .369 .324 88 28.8 14.2 0.3 129 0 18.9 6.6 14.2 5.5
2011 TAM A+ FSL 4 17 .265 .325 .401 .250 97 1.9 0.5 -0.1 98 0 -0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0
2011 TRN AA EAS 105 433 .253 .320 .386 .353 86 12.3 12.8 0 107 0 -4.9 2.2 3.6 1.4
2011 ESC Wnt DWL 20 53 .000 .000 .000 .263 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 NYA MLB AL 3 2 .272 .342 .410 .500 103 0.2 0.1 0 83 6 0.0 -0.9 0.0 -0.1
2012 TRN AA EAS 88 371 .266 .334 .406 .318 103 9.9 10.2 0.4 120 0 1.1 6.3 7.7 2.7
2012 SWB AAA INT 33 133 .254 .320 .384 .270 97 3.3 4.0 0.4 93 0 -2.6 0.0 -0.7 0.1
2012 ESC Wnt DWL 14 62 .000 .000 .000 .316 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 NYA MLB AL 5 14 .235 .297 .359 .455 103 1.2 0.4 -0.1 96 14 0.9 0.1 0.0 0.1
2013 SWB AAA INT 84 332 .264 .336 .399 .361 98 1.5 9.4 0.3 95 0 -0.3 0.2 -5.5 0.4
2014 NHP AA EAS 35 138 .259 .321 .384 .315 102 -0.5 3.8 0 80 0 -2.8 1.2 -4.9 -0.3
2014 BUF AAA INT 3 12 .263 .322 .404 .429 100 -0.1 0.4 -0.1 56 0 -0.1 -0.1 -0.7 -0.1
2014 OMA AAA PCL 23 81 .259 .329 .402 .372 89 5.3 2.4 -0.7 98 0 1.0 0.0 -0.7 0.2
2015 NHP AA EAS 43 181 .253 .314 .373 .400 100 3.2 4.9 -0.5 116 0 3.9 -3.3 -0.4 0.5
2015 BUF AAA INT 61 264 .254 .320 .366 .316 93 -5.6 7.3 -0.3 74 0 1.3 1.4 -10.9 -0.1
2016 NHP AA EAS 43 172 .256 .320 .375 .274 109 -5.2 4.6 -0.6 69 0 1.7 1.5 -6.7 0.1
2016 BUF AAA INT 26 102 .252 .314 .372 .397 99 -0.3 2.9 -0.1 110 0 0.2 -1.4 -0.1 0.2
2016 ESC Wnt DWL 10 9 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2017 SLT AAA MEX 2 7 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2018 MXC Wnt LMP 11 46 .000 .000 .000 .233 94 -1.3 0.9 -0.5 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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 YAN Rk GCL 159 145 20 30 7 2 3 50 22 11 45 3 3 .207 .266 .345 .138 1 1
2007 YAN Rk GCL 169 153 27 36 10 2 3 59 13 9 55 5 3 .235 .292 .386 .150 2 2
2008 STA A- NYP 128 122 19 27 5 2 7 57 23 4 38 4 1 .221 .250 .467 .246 1 1
2009 CSC A SAL 564 497 76 112 24 7 20 210 74 51 168 18 6 .225 .311 .423 .197 0 0
2010 TAM A+ FSL 507 446 81 116 21 9 19 212 74 44 129 31 9 .260 .341 .475 .215 1 1
2011 ESC Wnt DWL 53 48 6 10 3 3 0 19 4 4 10 1 0 .208 .283 .396 .188 0 0
2011 TAM A+ FSL 17 12 1 2 1 0 0 3 1 3 4 1 0 .167 .412 .250 .083 0 0
2011 TRN AA EAS 433 386 58 97 24 4 9 156 46 36 129 18 13 .251 .329 .404 .153 1 1
2012 NYA MLB AL 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .000 0 0
2012 SWB AAA INT 133 126 19 29 8 1 9 66 21 7 43 5 1 .230 .271 .524 .294 0 0
2012 ESC Wnt DWL 62 56 13 14 5 1 2 27 12 4 17 2 0 .250 .295 .482 .232 1 1
2012 TRN AA EAS 371 332 60 92 18 1 14 154 46 29 75 17 3 .277 .344 .464 .187 2 0
2013 NYA MLB AL 14 13 2 5 2 0 0 7 1 1 2 0 1 .385 .429 .538 .154 0 0
2013 SWB AAA INT 332 314 40 82 15 3 13 142 39 11 112 13 2 .261 .295 .452 .191 2 0
2014 BUF AAA INT 12 12 1 3 1 0 0 4 0 0 5 0 0 .250 .250 .333 .083 0
2014 OMA AAA PCL 81 74 11 21 3 0 5 39 10 4 26 1 0 .284 .346 .527 .243 0
2014 NHP AA EAS 138 129 17 33 9 1 4 56 10 5 33 1 2 .256 .304 .434 .178 0
2015 BUF AAA INT 264 246 32 53 21 1 4 88 23 12 89 1 1 .215 .259 .358 .142 2 1
2015 NHP AA EAS 181 174 20 52 9 2 4 77 16 6 50 2 1 .299 .326 .443 .144 0 0
2016 ESC Wnt DWL 9 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 0 .000 .111 .000 .000 0 0
2016 BUF AAA INT 102 93 6 27 7 1 0 36 8 8 25 1 1 .290 .353 .387 .097 0 0
2016 NHP AA EAS 172 160 21 34 7 1 5 58 14 8 49 4 1 .213 .267 .363 .150 0 0
2017 SLT AAA MEX 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
2018 MXC Wnt LMP 46 40 4 7 4 1 0 13 4 4 11 0 0 .175 .261 .325 .150 1 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2012 5 0.6000 0.6000 1.0000 1.0000 0.0000 1.0000 0.0000 0.0000 -0.0001
2013 59 0.5424 0.6102 0.7222 0.8438 0.3333 0.7778 0.5556 0.2778 -0.0009
Career640.54690.60940.74390.85600.30730.79520.51220.2561-0.0009

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
2014-06-13 2014-08-05 Minors 53 0 - Not Disclosed -
2011-05-27 2011-06-29 Minors 33 0 Back Stiffness -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 KCA $
2013 NYA $
2012 NYA $
2011 NYA $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 37 d1 year (2016)

Details
  • 1 year (2016). Re-signed by Toronto as a free agent 11/15 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2015). Re-signed by Toronto (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/28/13 (minor-league contract). Acquired by Toronto in trade from Kansas City 5/25/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by NY Yankees 3/13. DFA by NY Mets 9/1/13.
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012). Re-signed by NY Yankees 3/7/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Contract purchased by NY Yankees 11/1/10.
  • Signed 2006 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic.

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
90o 397 43 107 25 2 7 41 27 107 6 2 .293 .345 .430 96 14.7 1.6
80o 373 39 94 22 2 6 37 23 104 5 2 .273 .323 .401 86 7.8 0.8
70o 355 35 85 20 2 5 34 21 101 5 2 .259 .308 .378 79 3.3 0.4
60o 339 32 78 18 2 5 31 20 99 4 2 .248 .295 .365 73 -0.2 0.0
50o 325 30 72 17 2 4 29 18 96 4 2 .238 .284 .348 67 -3.2 -0.3
40o 311 28 66 16 1 4 27 16 93 4 1 .228 .271 .331 61 -5.9 -0.6
30o 295 25 60 14 1 4 24 15 90 3 1 .217 .261 .319 55 -8.6 -0.9
20o 277 22 52 12 1 3 22 13 87 3 1 .200 .242 .288 48 -11.3 -1.2
10o 253 19 44 10 1 3 19 11 81 2 1 .185 .222 .273 38 -14.3 -1.5
Weighted Mean3313176182530199742.247.293.36769-2.0-0.2

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