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Brent Morel 3B

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
8 717 .227 .273 .328 77 0.2
Birth Date4-21-1987
Height6' 2"
Weight230 lbs
Age32 years, 3 months, 30 days
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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
2010 CHA 23 21 70 15 3 0 3 4 17 0 2 0 .231 .271 .415 85 -1.1 0.8 -1.2 0.1
2011 CHA 24 126 444 101 18 1 10 22 57 3 5 4 .245 .287 .366 88 -5.6 -0.9 -1.3 0.6
2012 CHA 25 35 125 20 2 0 0 7 39 0 4 1 .177 .225 .195 38 -8.9 0.0 -0.5 -0.6
2013 CHA 26 12 30 5 0 0 0 5 7 0 1 1 .200 .333 .200 75 -0.8 -0.3 0.8 0.1
2014 PIT 27 23 41 7 2 0 0 2 9 0 0 0 .179 .220 .231 65 -1.5 -0.3 0.5 0.0
2015 PIT 28 3 7 2 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 .286 .286 .429 72 -0.2 0.1 0.1 0.0
Career22071715026113401323126.227.273.32877-18.1-0.6-1.50.2

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
2008 KAN A SAL 45 192 .256 .325 .388 .326 102 6.6 5.5 0.8 118 0 0.6 0.8 1.6 1.0
2008 GRF Rk PIO 15 71 .275 .359 .426 .421 92 6.5 2.3 0.3 155 0 -0.9 1.8 6.6 1.0
2009 WNS A+ CRL 128 526 .253 .326 .376 .298 107 10.3 15.6 1.7 118 0 9.3 2.9 11.4 4.2
2010 CHA MLB AL 21 70 .255 .320 .384 .261 110 -2.7 1.9 0.3 85 17 -1.2 0.8 -1.1 0.1
2010 BIR AA SOU 49 203 .257 .329 .377 .395 91 10.8 5.8 0.6 131 0 0.0 -0.7 7.6 1.3
2010 CHR AAA INT 81 324 .260 .324 .402 .356 100 10.7 9.9 1.9 131 0 4.6 0.9 11.3 2.7
2011 CHA MLB AL 126 444 .262 .324 .409 .262 105 -7.4 12.0 1.6 88 10 -1.3 -0.9 -5.6 0.6
2012 CHA MLB AL 35 125 .265 .327 .433 .270 101 -10.6 3.4 0.5 38 12 -0.5 0.0 -8.9 -0.6
2012 WNS A+ CAR 7 24 .274 .340 .425 .278 100 -1.4 0.7 -0.1 79 0 -0.3 -0.1 -0.5 0.0
2012 CHR AAA INT 34 132 .260 .329 .398 .242 97 -11.4 3.9 -0.2 42 0 3.2 0.4 -7.9 -0.1
2013 CHA MLB AL 12 30 .252 .315 .391 .278 101 -1.7 0.8 0.1 75 10 0.8 -0.3 -0.8 0.1
2013 CHR AAA INT 106 452 .254 .325 .379 .344 99 2 12.9 0.1 111 0 1.4 0.8 -0.3 1.5
2014 PIT MLB NL 23 41 .258 .320 .400 .233 106 -3.1 1.1 0.1 65 10 0.5 -0.3 -1.5 0.0
2014 IND AAA INT 92 376 .263 .329 .398 .322 106 -6.3 11.3 1.3 101 0 5.0 2.3 -4.9 1.5
2015 PIT MLB NL 3 7 .264 .306 .406 .500 94 0.1 0.2 0 72 8 0.1 0.1 -0.2 0.0
2015 IND AAA INT 81 326 .258 .327 .378 .313 96 2.5 9.0 -2.4 114 0 -1.8 -1.9 -0.1 0.3
2015 NAS AAA PCL 34 146 .275 .344 .403 .410 92 4.9 4.0 0.4 126 0 -3.9 -0.2 1.4 0.2

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
2008 KAN A SAL 192 172 26 51 6 2 6 79 24 16 28 5 2 .297 .363 .459 .163 0 0
2008 GRF Rk PIO 71 64 11 24 0 2 0 28 3 6 7 7 0 .375 .437 .438 .063 0 0
2009 WNS A+ CRL 526 481 82 135 33 1 16 218 79 38 66 25 9 .281 .337 .453 .173 1 1
2010 CHR AAA INT 324 306 40 98 24 4 8 154 34 13 50 3 0 .320 .343 .503 .183 5 5
2010 BIR AA SOU 203 184 25 60 13 1 2 81 30 14 36 5 5 .326 .378 .440 .114 1 1
2010 CHA MLB AL 70 65 9 15 3 0 3 27 7 4 17 2 0 .231 .271 .415 .185 1 0
2011 CHA MLB AL 444 413 44 101 18 1 10 151 41 22 57 5 4 .245 .287 .366 .121 1 5
2012 CHA MLB AL 125 113 14 20 2 0 0 22 5 7 39 4 1 .177 .225 .195 .018 0 5
2012 WNS A+ CAR 24 22 2 5 4 0 0 9 2 2 4 0 0 .227 .292 .409 .182 0 0
2012 CHR AAA INT 132 124 12 24 4 0 1 31 10 8 28 0 0 .194 .242 .250 .056 0 0
2013 CHR AAA INT 452 395 55 105 30 3 6 159 54 48 104 14 3 .266 .349 .403 .137 3 2
2013 CHA MLB AL 30 25 3 5 0 0 0 5 1 5 7 1 1 .200 .333 .200 .000 0 0
2014 PIT MLB NL 41 39 1 7 2 0 0 9 4 2 9 0 0 .179 .220 .231 .051 0
2014 IND AAA INT 376 336 52 91 19 2 4 126 53 33 67 7 2 .271 .335 .375 .104 5
2015 PIT MLB NL 7 7 1 2 1 0 0 3 1 0 3 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .143 0 0
2015 IND AAA INT 326 297 36 79 21 2 9 131 47 23 67 8 2 .266 .322 .441 .175 3 0
2015 NAS AAA PCL 146 136 19 45 12 0 2 63 24 7 30 2 1 .331 .370 .463 .132 1 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2010 278 0.5144 0.4820 0.7313 0.6294 0.3259 0.7333 0.7273 0.2687 -0.0028
2011 1612 0.5422 0.4522 0.8230 0.5915 0.2873 0.8762 0.6934 0.1770 -0.0085
2012 453 0.5607 0.4768 0.6806 0.5906 0.3317 0.7933 0.4242 0.3194 -0.0021
2013 127 0.5276 0.3937 0.8000 0.6119 0.1500 0.8293 0.6667 0.2000 0.0012
2014 148 0.4730 0.4527 0.8209 0.6143 0.3077 0.9767 0.5417 0.1791 0.0070
2015 31 0.4839 0.4516 0.5714 0.7333 0.1875 0.6364 0.3333 0.4286 -0.0001
Career26490.53720.45680.78490.59920.29230.84760.63700.2151-0.0054

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
2014-06-28 2014-07-07 Minors 9 0 - Not Disclosed -
2014-05-31 2014-06-10 Minors 10 0 - Not Disclosed -
2012-05-18 2012-08-01 15-DL 75 64 - Low Back Cartilage Injury Bulging Disc -
2012-05-09 2012-05-12 DTD 3 2 - Low Back Stiffness - -
2012-03-30 2012-03-31 Camp 1 0 - Low Back Stiffness -
2012-03-17 2012-03-18 Camp 1 0 - Low Back Stiffness - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2015 PIT $
2014 PIT $
2013 CHA $
2012 CHA $490,000
2011 CHA $414,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$904,000
2 yrTotal$904,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 49 dAdam Karon1 year (2015)

Details
  • 1 year (2015). Contract selected by Pittsburgh 7/20/15. DFA by Pittsburgh 7/25/15. Refused assignment, elected free agency 7/28/15. Signed by Oakland as a free agent 7/30/15 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2014). Claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers 2/24/14 after being DFA by Toronto 2/21/14. Signed by Pittsburgh 3/6/14. Sent outright to Triple-A by Pittsburgh 11/20/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/13. Claimed by Toronto off waivers from Chicago White Sox 12/23/13.
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2012). Re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/4/12.
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011). Re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/11.
  • Drafted by Chicago White Sox 2008 (3-86) (Cal Poly). Signed 6/08, $0.44M signing bonus.

2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2012-03-23 12:00:00 (link to chat)What should my beer of choice be for Sunday's Fantasy baseball League of Ireland auction? I'm thinking Smithwick's. (yes this is a serious question - such things can decide the fate of a fantasy franchise!)
(Andy McGeady from Dublin, Ireland)
Excellent choice - just practice moderation so you don't end up paying $10 for Brent Morel in an auction as I did in LABR (Jason Collette)
2012-03-23 12:00:00 (link to chat)Miggie. With my draft Sunday, I am worried he could not be 3B elig. until the end of April. Who is a good late round 3B to draft in case Miggie misses time?
(chiefsalsa from Utah)
Brent Morel or Ty Wigginton for cheap power. Hopefully, you'll only need them 2-3 weeks. I like Morel, but we're also talking about a guy with one good month in his entire career. (Jason Collette)
2012-01-20 14:00:00 (link to chat)Thanks, Kevin. How much chance is there Brent Morel maintains the gains he made over the last couple of months last year? I saw him in KC in July, and he got his second walk of the year. Then in August he started walking more, hitting more, and hitting for more power. Great, if it wasn't a mirage.
(GrinnellSteve from Grinnell)
I think he'll be better, but I think his ceiling is a second-division starter. (Kevin Goldstein)
2011-03-08 14:00:00 (link to chat)Brent Morel or Mark Teahan? Also who do you think ends up as fourth OF for White Sox? I am thinking Lastings Milledge might be a choice.
(bfitzge3 from Upstate NY)
Teahen will likely share time between 3B, RF (whenever Quentin is hurt) and DH, but he's a pretty ordinary player, so Morel should get a fair shot to win the 3B job outright. As far as Milledge goes, I've been a big fan for a long time, and I'm not convinced he can't do a reasonable Alex Rios impression one of these days, at least offensively. I mean that as a compliment... in other words, he'd be an excellent fourth OF. (Cory Schwartz)
2011-02-08 14:00:00 (link to chat)Hey Ken: Looking at possible "sleeper" prospects. Do any of the following have a chance to make a n impact this season or next? How would you rank them?: Brent Morel, Brett Laurie, Zack Cox, and Jared Goedert. Thanks for the pre-preseason chat.
(Dan46S from Boston)
Career value ranking for me would be: Lawrie, (gap), Cox, Morel, Goedert. But in the short term, Morel is the most likely to help this year since he has the inside track on the 3b job, though I bet Lawrie will be playing in Toronto in 2012. Cox is some distance away and scouts don't seem to like him, and I'm not sure if the things he does help you in fantasy baseball as much as they do in real baseball. Goedert may have a shot at playing time this year but I don't think that much of him, and Chisenhall is the long-term answer. (Ken Funck)


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