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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 29)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB DRC+ WARP
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Birth Date11-17-1989
Height6' 1"
Weight255 lbs
Age29 years, 11 months, 4 days
BatsB
ThrowsR
-0.32015
0.22016
-0.32017
2018
-0.62019
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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
2011 SFN 21 13 34 8 2 0 0 3 6 0 0 0 .258 .324 .323 85 -0.5 0.1 -1.2 0.0
2012 SFN 22 74 227 61 15 0 3 5 52 1 0 0 .280 .295 .390 80 -5.2 -1.8 -9.7 -0.7
2013 SFN 23 63 140 32 4 0 3 7 29 3 0 0 .248 .300 .349 89 -1.5 -0.9 0.7 0.4
2014 SFN 24 66 177 32 8 0 3 8 55 2 0 1 .196 .237 .301 64 -6.8 -0.2 1.6 0.2
2015 SFN 25 28 59 10 4 0 1 2 14 0 0 0 .179 .207 .304 61 -2.5 -0.8 -1.7 -0.3
2016 CHA 26 2 8 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 .143 .250 .143 95 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2016 SDN 26 26 46 12 1 0 3 3 8 1 0 0 .286 .348 .524 100 0.1 0.0 -0.1 0.2
2017 SDN 27 75 143 30 4 0 8 5 41 0 0 0 .219 .245 .423 85 -2.3 -0.2 -5.7 -0.3
Career3478341863802134207701.238.273.36779-18.8-4.0-16.2-0.6

Statistics for All Levels

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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
2007 dgi Rk DSL 44 146 .000 .000 .000 .288 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2008 dgi Rk DSL 55 254 .000 .000 .000 .389 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2009 GIA Rk AZL 33 139 .261 .341 .363 .358 93 12.9 3.8 2.3 157 0 -0.4 -0.6 18.2 2.3
2010 AUG A SAL 89 341 .256 .325 .371 .311 89 4.6 9.9 1.7 119 0 5.8 -1.7 7.2 2.3
2011 SFN MLB NL 13 34 .242 .308 .368 .320 94 -1.1 0.9 0.5 85 14 -1.2 0.1 -0.5 0.0
2011 SJO A+ CAL 52 228 .274 .347 .431 .342 95 11.7 6.8 0.7 111 0 0.4 -1.0 3.1 1.0
2011 FRE AAA PCL 46 168 .288 .360 .459 .295 100 -7.9 5.2 2.9 73 0 -0.6 0.3 -5.3 0.2
2012 SFN MLB NL 74 227 .257 .317 .400 .349 95 -3.2 6.2 3.4 80 10 -9.7 -1.8 -5.2 -0.7
2012 FRE AAA PCL 4 15 .262 .332 .378 .071 107 -3.8 0.4 0.3 39 0 0.4 0.0 -1.0 0.0
2012 LAG Wnt VWL 21 77 .000 .000 .000 .340 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 SFN MLB NL 63 140 .255 .315 .390 .296 99 -2.5 3.7 1.6 89 11 0.7 -0.9 -1.5 0.4
2013 SJO A+ CAL 4 14 .263 .335 .407 .333 76 0.1 0.4 0.1 61 0 -0.1 -0.2 -0.8 -0.1
2013 FRE AAA PCL 32 99 .276 .345 .429 .294 102 1.4 2.8 0.9 105 0 -0.2 -0.3 -0.4 0.3
2013 GIA Rk AZL 1 3 .290 .371 .448 .500 102 0.2 0.1 0.1 61 0 0.0 0.0 -0.2 0.0
2014 SFN MLB NL 66 177 .250 .312 .382 .266 101 -8.9 4.6 2.3 64 10 1.6 -0.2 -6.8 0.2
2014 FRE AAA PCL 7 20 .267 .329 .407 .133 86 -1.6 0.6 0.1 71 0 -0.1 -0.1 -0.8 0.0
2015 SFN MLB NL 28 59 .252 .313 .395 .220 93 -4.4 1.6 0.8 61 14 -1.7 -0.8 -2.5 -0.3
2015 SAC AAA PCL 37 152 .271 .332 .420 .304 94 -0.7 4.2 1.8 95 0 -3.9 -2.1 -3.3 -0.3
2016 CHA MLB AL 2 8 .259 .336 .431 .200 108 -0.7 0.2 0.1 95 12 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2016 SDN MLB NL 26 46 .250 .318 .408 .290 96 2.7 1.3 0.6 100 12 -0.1 0.0 0.1 0.2
2016 CHR AAA INT 8 30 .262 .335 .374 .100 113 -2.1 0.8 0.5 61 0 -0.1 0.0 -1.6 0.0
2016 ELP AAA PCL 55 200 .272 .334 .420 .352 114 15.6 5.6 -2.1 162 0 -1.8 -1.5 9.8 1.0
2017 SDN MLB NL 75 143 .248 .312 .404 .247 90 -3.7 4.2 1 85 14 -5.7 -0.2 -2.3 -0.3
2017 ELP AAA PCL 7 28 .284 .339 .450 .313 106 1.2 0.8 -0.1 104 0 -0.6 -0.2 0.2 0.0
2018 SAC AAA PCL 24 89 .272 .351 .449 .300 104 -1.7 2.6 1.6 86 0 -7.0 -1.4 -1.2 -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
2007 dgi Rk DSL 146 119 10 34 10 0 4 56 18 19 15 2 2 .286 .390 .471 .185 4 4
2008 dgi Rk DSL 254 207 40 72 14 3 4 104 63 36 29 4 1 .348 .460 .502 .155 1 1
2009 GIA Rk AZL 139 117 13 35 8 1 1 48 22 16 21 0 0 .299 .406 .410 .111 0 0
2010 AUG A SAL 341 310 29 85 20 1 5 122 31 28 50 0 2 .274 .334 .394 .119 2 2
2011 SFN MLB NL 34 31 0 8 2 0 0 10 1 3 6 0 0 .258 .324 .323 .065 0 0
2011 SJO A+ CAL 228 212 31 64 14 1 11 113 58 11 49 0 1 .302 .338 .533 .231 3 0
2011 FRE AAA PCL 168 153 15 40 9 0 1 52 26 13 22 0 1 .261 .315 .340 .078 2 0
2012 LAG Wnt VWL 77 72 11 21 4 0 3 34 16 4 17 1 0 .292 .325 .472 .181 1 0
2012 FRE AAA PCL 15 15 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 .067 .067 .067 .000 0 0
2012 SFN MLB NL 227 218 22 61 15 0 3 85 34 5 52 0 0 .280 .295 .390 .110 3 0
2013 GIA Rk AZL 3 3 0 1 1 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 .333 .333 .667 .333 0 0
2013 FRE AAA PCL 99 85 10 23 4 0 3 36 11 12 15 0 0 .271 .364 .424 .153 1 0
2013 SJO A+ CAL 14 12 1 3 1 0 0 4 3 1 4 0 0 .250 .286 .333 .083 1 0
2013 SFN MLB NL 140 129 8 32 4 0 3 45 19 7 29 0 0 .248 .300 .349 .101 1 0
2014 SFN MLB NL 177 163 8 32 8 0 3 49 28 8 55 0 1 .196 .237 .301 .104 4
2014 FRE AAA PCL 20 19 1 3 0 0 1 6 3 1 3 0 0 .158 .200 .316 .158 0
2015 SFN MLB NL 59 56 5 10 4 0 1 17 5 2 14 0 0 .179 .207 .304 .125 0 1
2015 SAC AAA PCL 152 139 18 38 6 0 4 56 14 9 25 0 0 .273 .318 .403 .129 2 1
2016 CHA MLB AL 8 7 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 .143 .250 .143 .000 0 0
2016 SDN MLB NL 46 42 3 12 1 0 3 22 7 3 8 0 0 .286 .348 .524 .238 0 0
2016 CHR AAA INT 30 28 2 4 1 0 2 11 3 1 6 0 0 .143 .200 .393 .250 0 0
2016 ELP AAA PCL 200 176 25 57 16 0 13 112 40 20 40 0 0 .324 .392 .636 .313 2 0
2017 ELP AAA PCL 28 26 2 7 2 0 2 15 6 2 8 0 0 .269 .321 .577 .308 0 0
2017 SDN MLB NL 143 137 14 30 4 0 8 58 25 5 41 0 0 .219 .245 .423 .204 1 0
2018 SAC AAA PCL 89 79 10 19 4 0 1 26 8 9 18 0 1 .241 .326 .329 .089 0 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2011 127 0.5118 0.5906 0.7467 0.7538 0.4194 0.8571 0.5385 0.2533 -0.0006
2012 855 0.4702 0.5696 0.7125 0.7562 0.4040 0.8059 0.5574 0.2875 -0.0031
2013 522 0.4598 0.5402 0.7447 0.7000 0.4043 0.8810 0.5439 0.2553 0.0000
2014 648 0.4537 0.6219 0.6973 0.8231 0.4548 0.8140 0.5217 0.3027 0.0065
2015 191 0.4869 0.5183 0.7273 0.6882 0.3571 0.8438 0.5143 0.2727 -0.0052
2016 211 0.4739 0.5545 0.7607 0.7600 0.3694 0.9079 0.4878 0.2393 0.0000
2017 551 0.4755 0.5209 0.7073 0.7443 0.3183 0.7744 0.5652 0.2927 0.0000
Career31050.46890.56360.71940.75460.39480.82600.54090.28060.0002

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
2014-08-18 2014-08-18 On-Alr 0 0 - Head Concussion 2nd Concussion - Foul Ball While on Rehab Assignment -
2014-07-26 - 60-DL - - - Head Concussion Foul Ball -
2013-08-21 2013-08-21 DTD 0 0 Right Forearm Contusion HBP - -
2013-07-09 2013-07-24 15-DL 15 12 Right Shoulder Strain - -
2013-03-13 2013-03-21 Camp 8 0 Right Shoulder Soreness - -
2013-03-06 2013-03-10 Camp 4 0 - Lower Leg Strain Calf - -
2013-02-23 2013-02-25 Camp 2 0 Right Shoulder Soreness - -
2012-07-18 2012-08-02 15-DL 15 14 Left Knee Sprain - -
2012-06-04 2012-06-08 DTD 4 4 Left Contusion Two Foul Balls - -
2012-03-18 2012-03-21 Camp 3 0 Right Thigh Tightness Hamstring - -
2010-06-11 2010-06-18 Minors 7 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 DET $
2018 SFN $
2017 SDN $750,000
2016 CHA $
2015 SFN $800,000
2014 SFN $512,000
2013 SFN $502,500
2012 SFN $480,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
5 yrPrevious$3,044,500
5 yrTotal$3,044,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
5 y 18 dOL Baseball Group1 year (2019)

Details
  • 1 year (2019). Signed by Detroit as a free agent 1/21/19 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2018). Signed by San Francisco as a free agent 1/4/18 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2017). Re-singed by San Diego as a free agent 12/4/16 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by San Diego 4/1/17. Sent outright to Triple-A by San Diego 11/6/17 (elected free agency).
  • 1 year (2016). Signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 12/15 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Chicago White Sox 4/26/16. Claimed by San Diego off waivers 5/11/16 after being DFA by Chicago White Sox 5/9/16. DFA by San Diego 6/14/16. Sent outright to Triple-A 6/24/16. Contract selected by San Diego 8/31/16. Non-tendered by San Diego 12/2/16.
  • 1 year/$0.8M (2015). Re-signed by San Francisco 12/4/14 (avoided arbitration). Non-tendered by San Francisco 12/2/15.
  • 1 year/$0.512M (2014). Re-signed by San Francisco 3/4/14.
  • 1 year/$0.5025M (2013). Re-signed by San Francisco 3/13.
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012). Re-signed by San Francisco 3/9/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Contract purchased by San Francisco 7/15/11.
  • Signed 2009 by San Francisco as an amateur free agent from Venezuela.

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 385 47 95 19 1 15 52 30 87 0 0 .272 .333 .461 114 26.3 C -14 1.3
80o 364 43 86 17 1 14 47 27 84 0 0 .260 .320 .444 105 20.1 C -14 0.7
70o 350 40 80 16 1 13 44 25 82 0 0 .251 .309 .429 99 15.9 C -14 0.2
60o 337 37 75 15 1 12 41 23 80 0 0 .244 .301 .416 94 12.5 C -14 -0.1
50o 325 35 70 14 1 11 39 22 79 0 0 .235 .292 .399 90 9.6 C -14 -0.4
40o 313 32 65 13 1 10 36 20 77 0 0 .226 .279 .382 85 6.8 C -14 -0.7
30o 300 30 61 12 1 10 34 19 75 0 0 .220 .273 .379 80 4.1 C -14 -1.0
20o 286 27 55 11 1 9 31 17 72 0 0 .208 .260 .360 74 1.2 C -14 -1.3
10o 265 24 49 10 1 8 27 15 68 0 0 .199 .249 .346 66 -2.5 C -14 -1.7
Weighted Mean32935711411139227900.236.293.3999110.6C -14-0.3

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Advanced Catching Metrics

Year lvl CSAA Framing Runs Blocking Chances EPAA Blocking Runs SB Attempts SRAA TRAA Throwing Runs FRAA Adj. FRAA
2010 afx .000 0.0 2541 -.001 0.9 64 -.090 -.002 3.6 4.4 5.8
2011 aaa -.003 -1.5 2116 .000 -0.2 41 .000 .001 0.0 -2.8 -0.6
2011 afa .000 0.0 1250 .000 -0.2 35 -.023 .004 0.5 -0.6 0.4
2011 mlb -.009 -0.7 403 .004 -0.5 13 .000 .004 0.0 -1.2 -1.2
2012 mlb -.014 -6.3 2287 .002 -1.5 49 .016 .001 -0.5 -8.3 -9.7
2012 aaa -.007 -0.3 217 .001 0.0 4 .026 .000 -0.1 -0.4 0.4
2013 mlb .011 2.4 1108 .006 -1.6 24 .005 .013 -0.1 0.5 0.7
2013 afa .000 0.0 114 .002 -0.1 2 .001 .003 0.0 -0.1 -0.1
2013 aaa .002 0.4 834 .001 -0.2 12 .013 .000 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2
2014 aaa -.001 0.0 153 .000 0.0 3 -.016 .000 0.0 -0.1 -0.1
2014 mlb .011 3.2 1418 .003 -1.2 40 .004 .005 -0.1 1.5 1.6
2015 mlb -.008 -0.7 425 .007 -0.8 7 .021 .002 -0.1 -1.7 -1.7
2015 aaa -.009 -3.3 1435 .001 -0.3 26 .030 .000 -0.5 -4.6 -3.9
2016 aaa -.014 -3.0 0 .000 0.0 10 .011 .000 -0.1 -3.3 -1.9
2016 mlb -.027 -3.1 530 .000 0.0 3 .001 -.001 0.0 -3.2 -0.1
2017 aaa -.011 -0.4 160 .000 0.0 1 .008 .000 0.0 -0.5 -0.6
2017 mlb -.014 -2.7 783 .010 -2.1 13 .018 .002 -0.2 -5.1 -5.7
2018 aaa -.020 -6.0 1184 .003 -1.1 14 .001 .002 0.0 -7.5 -7.0

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