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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
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Birth Date1-27-1990
Height6' 1"
Weight205 lbs
Age28 years, 10 months, 15 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2014
-0.42015
-0.12016
2.22017
0.12018
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
2013 TBA 23 5 8 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .429 .375 .429 85 -0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0
2015 TBA 25 82 223 45 7 4 9 13 69 3 3 1 .222 .274 .429 76 -5.2 -1.2 -3.7 -0.4
2016 TBA 26 64 215 49 12 5 5 14 67 1 2 1 .247 .300 .434 70 -6.9 -0.9 0.3 -0.1
2017 BAL 27 50 230 66 13 2 10 12 57 2 1 1 .306 .348 .523 98 0.3 0.9 3.2 1.4
2017 TBA 27 87 345 82 5 3 12 24 110 2 5 4 .259 .314 .407 91 -2.3 -0.4 -3.1 0.8
2018 BAL 28 96 402 85 17 0 12 27 100 3 1 2 .230 .287 .374 81 -7.5 0.8 -5.9 0.1
Career38414233305414489040311129.252.304.42484-21.8-0.8-9.11.9

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 oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
2008 HUD A- 2 9 .227 .291 .313 .400 93 0.9 0.2 0.1 78 7 -0.2 0.2 -0.3 0.0
2008 PRI Rk 46 197 .268 .334 .391 .306 92 1.3 6.3 1.6 85 1 -4.3 1.3 -7.4 -0.2
2009 BGR A 125 537 .258 .326 .374 .351 92 7.6 15.1 5.8 94 1 -5.6 -3.1 -2.4 1.0
2010 PCH A+ 123 542 .255 .329 .370 .328 92 2.8 15.5 7.1 95 1 -37.6 1.8 -1.8 -1.5
2011 MNT AA 107 468 .264 .334 .399 .334 107 0.4 13.8 6.2 86 1 -13.0 6.6 -6.8 0.7
2011 DUR AAA 24 111 .256 .321 .395 .306 91 -0.7 3.4 1.6 92 3 0.2 -0.7 -0.8 0.3
2012 DUR AAA 72 323 .260 .328 .389 .316 106 -9.5 9.6 2.8 91 2 -6.5 1.9 -2.2 0.6
2012 PDD Wnt 20 85 .000 .000 .000 .273 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 TBA MLB 5 8 .249 .313 .396 .375 91 0.7 0.2 0 85 19 0.1 0.1 -0.1 0.0
2013 DUR AAA 122 522 .260 .330 .391 .348 109 -5.8 15.0 6 94 1 -1.8 2.4 -2.2 2.0
2014 PCH A+ 3 13 .319 .367 .438 .250 92 -0.6 0.4 0 89 6 -0.2 -0.1 -0.1 0.0
2014 DUR AAA 15 65 .258 .331 .386 .333 106 -5.1 1.9 0 76 3 -1.2 -0.2 -1.8 -0.1
2014 RAY Rk 6 25 .000 .000 .000 .529 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2015 TBA MLB 82 223 .255 .313 .410 .279 100 -1.3 6.0 0.4 76 19 -3.7 -1.2 -5.2 -0.4
2015 PCH A+ 4 12 .241 .296 .327 .429 93 -0.8 0.3 0 73 3 2.3 -0.4 -0.4 0.2
2015 DUR AAA 11 45 .239 .306 .348 .400 103 1.2 1.2 0.1 93 4 -0.7 -0.3 -0.3 0.0
2016 TBA MLB 64 215 .256 .319 .425 .349 99 -0.5 6.1 0.6 70 17 0.3 -0.9 -6.9 -0.1
2016 DUR AAA 5 20 .244 .310 .356 .250 109 -1.9 0.6 0.2 75 5 0.3 0.0 -0.6 0.1
2017 BAL MLB 50 230 .255 .315 .439 .376 107 7.7 6.7 2.9 98 13 3.2 0.9 0.3 1.4
2017 TBA MLB 87 345 .257 .325 .430 .357 98 -2.3 10.1 3.7 91 12 -3.1 -0.4 -2.3 0.8
2018 BAL MLB 96 402 .247 .313 .408 .282 107 -9.7 11.3 2.7 81 14 -5.9 0.8 -7.5 0.1
2018 BOW AA 3 10 .254 .317 .395 .125 104 -1.1 0.3 0 104 3 0.0 0.3 0.1 0.1
2018 NOR AAA 4 16 .272 .340 .409 .200 91 -2.1 0.5 0 87 5 0.2 -0.1 -0.2 0.0

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO SF SH
2008 HUD A- 9 6 5 2 1 0 0 3 0 2 1 1 0 .333 .556 .500 .167 0 0
2008 PRI Rk 197 177 30 43 12 0 2 61 14 13 43 5 1 .243 .299 .345 .102 2 2
2009 BGR A 537 491 58 135 33 4 5 191 63 34 116 13 10 .275 .331 .389 .114 0 0
2010 PCH A+ 542 465 68 119 23 5 5 167 57 62 119 22 14 .256 .344 .359 .103 7 7
2011 DUR AAA 111 106 12 27 3 2 5 49 13 3 29 2 1 .255 .282 .462 .208 0 1
2011 MNT AA 468 418 82 115 25 2 7 165 57 39 91 15 4 .275 .339 .395 .120 3 5
2012 DUR AAA 323 285 40 73 10 1 6 103 28 29 71 6 0 .256 .325 .361 .105 4 3
2012 PDD Wnt 85 78 9 19 2 2 1 28 10 5 13 3 2 .244 .282 .359 .115 2 0
2013 TBA MLB 8 7 1 3 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 .429 .375 .429 .000 1 0
2013 DUR AAA 522 460 71 127 25 7 4 178 51 44 108 17 7 .276 .342 .387 .111 5 8
2014 RAY Rk 25 21 5 10 2 1 1 17 4 3 4 1 0 .476 .520 .810 .333 1
2014 PCH A+ 13 12 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 4 0 0 .167 .231 .167 .000 0
2014 DUR AAA 65 62 8 16 2 0 0 18 4 2 14 0 2 .258 .281 .290 .032 0
2015 PCH A+ 12 12 1 3 1 0 0 4 0 0 5 0 0 .250 .250 .333 .083 0 0
2015 TBA MLB 223 203 24 45 7 4 9 87 37 13 69 3 1 .222 .274 .429 .207 4 0
2015 DUR AAA 45 39 5 12 6 0 0 18 4 5 10 2 1 .308 .378 .462 .154 1 0
2016 TBA MLB 215 198 25 49 12 5 5 86 16 14 67 2 1 .247 .300 .434 .187 0 2
2016 DUR AAA 20 19 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 1 7 0 1 .158 .200 .158 .000 0 0
2017 BAL MLB 230 216 36 66 13 2 10 113 26 12 57 1 1 .306 .348 .523 .218 0 0
2017 TBA MLB 345 317 31 82 5 3 12 129 36 24 110 5 4 .259 .314 .407 .148 1 1
2018 NOR AAA 16 15 1 2 1 0 0 3 0 1 5 0 0 .133 .188 .200 .067 0 0
2018 BOW AA 10 8 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 .125 .300 .125 .000 0 0
2018 BAL MLB 402 369 45 85 17 0 12 138 35 27 100 1 2 .230 .287 .374 .144 2 1

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2013 30 0.5000 0.5000 0.8667 0.6667 0.3333 1.0000 0.6000 0.1333 -0.0001
2015 898 0.5022 0.4922 0.6606 0.6585 0.3244 0.7542 0.4690 0.3394 0.0006
2016 843 0.4804 0.4935 0.6298 0.6716 0.3288 0.7353 0.4306 0.3702 0.0000
2017 2289 0.4749 0.5028 0.6872 0.6918 0.3319 0.7819 0.5088 0.3128 0.0000
2018 1547 0.4783 0.4796 0.7183 0.6716 0.3036 0.8229 0.5061 0.2817 0.0000
Career56070.48120.49330.68390.67770.32240.78290.49040.31610.0001

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
2014-03-21 2014-08-10 60-DL 142 116 Right Knee Recovery From Surgery ACL 2013-12-18 -
2013-12-18 2013-12-18 Off 0 0 Right Knee Surgery ACL 2013-12-18 -
2013-03-10 2013-03-15 Camp 5 0 - Face Laceration Thrown Ball - -
2012-04-20 - Minors - - - Not Disclosed - -
2010-04-08 2010-04-15 Minors 7 0 Left Wrist Soreness -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2018 BAL $3,350,000
2017 TBA $885,000
2016 TBA $514,500
2015 TBA $508,100
2014 TBA $500,200
2013 TBA $
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$2,407,800
2018Current$3,350,000
5 yrPvs + Cur$5,757,800
5 yrTotal$5,757,800

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
4 y 134 dWasserman Media1 year/$3.35M (2018)

Details
  • 1 year/$3.35M (2018). Re-signed by Baltimore 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration). Non-tendered by Baltimore 11/30/18.
  • 1 year/$0.885M (2017). Re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration). Acquired by Baltimore in trade from Tampa Bay 7/31/17 with $299,836 remaining on contract.
  • 1 year/$0.5145M (2016). Re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/16.
  • 1 year/$0.5081M (2015). Re-signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 3/8/15.
  • 1 year/$0.5002M (2014). Re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Contract purchased by Tampa Bay 11/20/12. Re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13.
  • Drafted by Tampa Bay 2008 (1-1) (Griffin HS, Ga.). Signed 6/08, $6.15M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG DRC+
10 vs L (Multi) .262 .314 .454 ?
11 vs R (Multi) .220 .271 .414 ?
18 Split (Multi) -.042 -.043 -.040 ?
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.010 -.021 -.029 ?
30 vs L (2016) .276 .344 .448 ?
31 vs R (2016) .225 .265 .423 ?
38 Split (2016) -.051 -.079 -.025 ?
39 LgAvg (2016) -.008 -.018 -.027 ?

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2015-04-30 13:00:00 (link to chat)Harry, Do you think something has clicked for Tim Beckham, and do you think he becomes the starting 2B at some point?
(Cal Guy from Cal)
talking about clicking ... maybe. He may also be a little lucky/hot. So, see answer above ;) (Harry Pavlidis)
2013-09-27 13:00:00 (link to chat)What is Tim Beckham's likely ML role?
(Paul from St.Pete)
I think he fits nicely as a solid utility player. The offensive profile isn't enough for me to view him as a regular at any position, but I think he has the defensive chops to handle shortstop, second base and third base. (Mark Anderson)
2013-02-05 13:00:00 (link to chat)On Addison Russell, I'm vary wary of athletic high school shortstops after watching what's become of Tim Beckham. What separates Russell for you?
(Short Shorts from By the water)
Every player is different so every player needs to be evaluated as an individual. Beckham is Beckham and Russell is Russell. At this point, Russell is new to professional baseball, and its imposible to say with any certainty that he is anything more than a very talented shortstop prospect that has a chance to develop into a very good major league player. I like the tools and the #want. The developmental road is long and dangerous. (Jason Parks)
2013-01-11 14:00:00 (link to chat)Jon Singleton: Is this a first time that a player has been suspended for pot? Is is this a reasonable action on the Organized Baseball's?
(Hoot Stromboli from city by a Great Lake)
Not the first time it's happened. Jeremy Jeffress was suspended not once but twice, Tim Beckham was suspended once, and there may be others. I think it's an excessive penalty, particularly given the double standards. For one, players on the 40-man roster aren't tested for drugs of abuse. For another, smoking pot is far less harmful to others than drunk driving, which carries no sanction within major or minor league baseball. (Jay Jaffe on the Hall of Fame)
2012-04-17 13:00:00 (link to chat)Are there any decent shortstops in the high minors that might be promoted soon to the bigs?
(Matt from Malone, NY)
Does Tim Beckham qualify as decent? Most of the other guys playing in AA or above -- Profar, Machado, Lee, etc. -- are blocked to some degree. (Bradley Ankrom)
2012-04-17 13:00:00 (link to chat)How is Hak-Ju Lee more blocked than Tim Beckham? They are in the same organization.
(Chris from KC)
Lee is a level below Beckham in the org. (Bradley Ankrom)
2011-07-29 13:00:00 (link to chat)Does Tim Beckham make it, and what kind of performance level might we expect in '12 or '13? Thanks.
(ramtax from Rockville, MD)
I think he makes it as a solid but unspectacular shortstop. (Kevin Goldstein)
2011-06-17 13:00:00 (link to chat)Rays SS in 2014: Hak-Ju Lee or Tim Beckham?
(Imperialism32 from NJ)
I don't think Beckham profiles as a major league SS. I'll go with Lee (Jason Parks)
2011-04-13 13:00:00 (link to chat)More likely to make the majors: Donovan Tate or Tim Beckham?
(mef from Brooklyn)
Tate. More talent; better tools. (Jason Parks)
2011-04-18 13:00:00 (link to chat)Is Tim Beckham's start for real or did he just start hot? I know you didn't want to jump to any conclusions in the ten pack, but do you think he's finally figuring out how to use his tools?
(mef from Brooklyn)
So if I didn't want to jump to any conclusions in this mornings piece, why would I want to this afternoon? (Kevin Goldstein)


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