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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
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Birth Date3-15-1991
Height5' 10"
Weight200 lbs
Age27 years, 8 months, 25 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
0.12014
0.12015
-0.02016
0.22017
2.12018
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 HOU 22 3 8 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 .286 .375 .286 76 -0.2 -0.4 -0.2 -0.1
2014 HOU 23 7 20 7 2 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 .350 .350 .450 71 -0.6 0.9 -0.4 0.1
2015 HOU 24 11 17 6 0 0 1 1 5 0 0 0 .400 .438 .600 99 0.1 0.5 -0.2 0.1
2016 HOU 25 9 13 1 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 .077 .077 .077 61 -0.6 -0.1 -0.3 0.0
2017 HOU 26 14 31 4 1 0 2 6 4 0 0 0 .167 .323 .458 112 0.6 0.0 0.5 0.2
2018 HOU 27 88 250 50 13 0 8 23 74 6 0 0 .226 .316 .394 79 -5.3 -0.1 14.5 2.1
Career13233970160113096700.233.317.39782-6.00.813.92.4

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
2009 VAN A- 13 53 .260 .343 .370 .368 103 0.6 1.5 0.1 80 3 -0.1 -1.1 -1.4 -0.1
2009 ATH Rk 1 2 .250 .338 .339 .000 96 0.1 0.1 0 86 2 0.0 0.0 -0.1 0.0
2010 KNC A 110 465 .254 .336 .379 .314 103 -5.1 13.7 5.8 88 1 -0.2 -2.3 -6.9 1.0
2011 STO A+ 31 139 .273 .357 .421 .268 97 -0.3 4.2 -2.7 92 2 0.0 1.1 -1.1 0.1
2012 STO A+ 84 360 .271 .341 .420 .304 96 11.6 10.7 3.5 95 1 0.5 -1.5 -1.7 1.1
2012 PDD Wnt 13 52 .000 .000 .000 .343 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 HOU MLB 3 8 .232 .300 .362 .400 104 -0.4 0.2 -0.1 76 18 -0.2 -0.4 -0.2 -0.1
2013 CCH AA 76 323 .249 .320 .376 .301 106 12.7 8.8 1.7 131 2 -4.6 -3.4 12.0 1.6
2014 HOU MLB 7 20 .236 .286 .346 .500 96 0.7 0.5 0.3 71 27 -0.4 0.9 -0.6 0.1
2014 OKL AAA 101 425 .272 .337 .420 .312 94 -7.4 12.7 3.3 74 1 -8.9 -4.5 -12.1 -0.9
2015 HOU MLB 11 17 .296 .349 .490 .556 103 1.3 0.5 0.2 99 25 -0.2 0.5 0.1 0.1
2015 FRE AAA 84 328 .275 .337 .426 .257 106 -7.7 9.1 5.4 96 2 14.7 2.2 -0.2 3.2
2015 MAY Wnt 8 27 .000 .000 .000 .400 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2016 HOU MLB 9 13 .269 .333 .419 .125 95 -2.8 0.4 0.2 61 15 -0.3 -0.1 -0.6 0.0
2016 FRE AAA 69 266 .271 .336 .424 .287 100 -7.6 7.5 4.1 83 1 8.5 1.1 -4.2 1.8
2016 TOR Wnt 2 5 .000 .000 .000 .500 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2017 HOU MLB 14 31 .260 .329 .439 .105 103 -0.4 0.9 0.4 112 18 0.5 0.0 0.6 0.2
2017 CCH AA 3 13 .245 .331 .371 .500 100 4 0.4 0.1 122 3 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.1
2017 FRE AAA 73 287 .277 .340 .444 .321 104 14.1 8.5 3.9 118 2 10.8 -0.2 8.1 3.1
2018 HOU MLB 88 250 .249 .316 .417 .302 98 -1.2 7.0 4.1 79 22 14.5 -0.1 -5.3 2.1

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
2009 ATH Rk 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000 .500 .000 .000 0 0
2009 VAN A- 53 49 3 14 4 0 0 18 8 2 11 0 0 .286 .340 .367 .082 0 0
2010 KNC A 465 411 54 94 21 1 13 156 51 45 141 3 3 .229 .312 .380 .151 1 1
2011 STO A+ 139 121 22 28 6 0 2 40 19 16 22 1 1 .231 .331 .331 .099 0 0
2012 STO A+ 360 314 48 84 18 0 15 147 45 27 83 3 1 .268 .331 .468 .201 11 0
2012 PDD Wnt 52 48 4 13 3 0 1 19 11 3 12 1 0 .271 .314 .396 .125 0 1
2013 CCH AA 323 289 40 80 20 1 17 153 60 19 68 1 1 .277 .333 .529 .253 5 2
2013 HOU MLB 8 7 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 2 0 0 .286 .375 .286 .000 0 0
2014 HOU MLB 20 20 2 7 2 0 0 9 4 0 6 0 0 .350 .350 .450 .100 0
2014 OKL AAA 425 392 49 97 20 2 9 148 45 22 103 1 0 .247 .296 .378 .130 2
2015 MAY Wnt 27 25 1 7 3 0 1 13 4 1 9 0 0 .280 .333 .520 .240 0 0
2015 HOU MLB 17 15 4 6 0 0 1 9 2 1 5 0 0 .400 .438 .600 .200 0 1
2015 FRE AAA 328 294 37 62 8 2 13 113 43 26 93 1 1 .211 .279 .384 .173 3 2
2016 TOR Wnt 5 5 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 .400 .400 .400 .000 0 0
2016 FRE AAA 266 243 21 56 12 1 7 91 32 20 65 1 0 .230 .294 .374 .144 0 1
2016 HOU MLB 13 13 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 0 0 .077 .077 .077 .000 0 0
2017 CCH AA 13 9 5 4 1 0 2 11 4 3 3 0 0 .444 .615 1.222 .778 0 0
2017 HOU MLB 31 24 5 4 1 0 2 11 4 6 4 0 0 .167 .323 .458 .292 1 0
2017 FRE AAA 287 241 54 64 14 0 12 114 33 38 67 1 1 .266 .383 .473 .207 0 0
2018 HOU MLB 250 221 28 50 13 0 8 87 27 23 74 0 0 .226 .316 .394 .167 0 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2013 29 0.5517 0.5862 0.5882 0.7500 0.3846 0.7500 0.2000 0.4118 -0.0016
2014 77 0.5455 0.4675 0.6944 0.6190 0.2857 0.7692 0.5000 0.3056 0.0016
2015 66 0.5000 0.4697 0.7097 0.6667 0.2727 0.8636 0.3333 0.2903 0.0005
2016 51 0.4706 0.4902 0.4800 0.6667 0.3333 0.6875 0.1111 0.5200 0.0000
2017 131 0.4656 0.3893 0.7647 0.6066 0.2000 0.8919 0.4286 0.2353 0.0000
2018 952 0.4947 0.4307 0.6659 0.6433 0.2225 0.7723 0.3645 0.3341 0.0000
Career13060.49540.43650.67070.64270.23440.78490.36380.32930.0001

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
2013-08-22 2013-09-23 15-DL 32 30 - Head Concussion HBP - -
2013-08-22 2013-08-22 On-Alr 0 0 - Face Contusion Cheekbone HBP - -
2013-02-12 2013-04-01 Camp 48 1 - Surgery Sports Hernia 2013-02-28 -
2011-05-19 2011-09-19 Minors 123 96 Right Shoulder Surgery - -
2010-09-11 2010-09-14 Minors 3 0 Shoulder Inflammation -
2010-03-10 2010-03-13 Camp 3 0 Right Knee Contusion -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2018 HOU $557,100
2017 HOU $
2016 HOU $508,200
2015 HOU $
2014 HOU $
2013 HOU $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$508,200
2018Current$557,100
2 yrPvs + Cur$1,065,300
2 yrTotal$1,065,300

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 49 dWasserman Media Group1 year/$0.5571M (2018)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5571M (2018). Re-signed by Houston 3/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by Houston 3/17. Sent outright to Triple-A by Houston 3/21/17. Contract selected by Houston 8/14/17.
  • 1 year/$0.5082M (2016). Re-signed by Houston 3/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Re-signed by Houston 3/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by Houston 3/6/14.
  • Acquired by Houston in trade from Oakland 2/4/13.
  • Drafted by Oakland 2009 (4-123) (Yuba City HS, Calif.). $1.5M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG DRC+
10 vs L (Multi) .186 .186 .220 ?
11 vs R (Multi) .243 .268 .336 ?
18 Split (Multi) .057 .081 .115 ?
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.010 -.021 -.029 ?
30 vs L (2016) .000 .000 .000 ?
31 vs R (2016) .100 .100 .100 ?
38 Split (2016) .100 .100 .100 ?
39 LgAvg (2016) -.008 -.018 -.027 ?

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2014-05-13 11:00:00 (link to chat)Does Max Stassi push the Astros to deal Jason Castro in the next two years to open up a slot for him? If not, would he profile as part-time DH / backup C.
(WB from Florida)
They shouldn't. Castro is the superior talent. Of course if they want to keep losing 100 games a season, sure trade Castro. (Jason Parks)
2013-08-14 13:00:00 (link to chat)So this Max Stassi guy is looking good. How good do you think he might end up at the Major League level?
(Ashitaka1110 from Houston, Texas)
I think he's Houston's future backup to Jason Castro, and that's not a bad thing. Has an chance to be an everyday guy back there. Does okay with the bat, shows some pop, and does okay behind the plate. (Jason Cole)
2013-07-29 11:00:00 (link to chat)Max Stassi is putting up incredible numbers for a guy who was supposed to be glove-first. Since I don't want to be accused of scouting a stat line, are scouts seeing something different there?
(Rob from Alaska)
I haven't seen him in person, but I know some guy name Goldstein regularly tweets about him when he hits a bomb. (Zach Mortimer)
2013-07-25 13:00:00 (link to chat)What kind of upside does Max Stassi have and how is his defense?
(Joseph from Houston)
Always liked his receiving skills. Never saw much potential with the stick until now. Been impressive. (Jason Parks)
2013-02-05 13:00:00 (link to chat)What do you think of the haul (Chris Carter, Brad Peacock, and Max Stassi) the Astros got for Jed Lowrie?
(Dave from Houston)
Impressed with the return. I've been impressed with the 'Stros ability to acquire talent. (Jason Parks)
2012-12-13 13:00:00 (link to chat)Do you think Max Stassi could make a jump into the top 100 for next year? Like what D'Arnaud did when he hit AAA?
(Kevin from SD)
I don't. I like the defensive profile, but I don't have the same passion for his bat. (Jason Parks)
2010-07-01 14:00:00 (link to chat)Anything new on Max Stassi? Is his arm good enough behind the plate?
(Jeff from Pittsburgh)
I think he'll be fine back there. He'll, I think he'll be well above average back there. (Kevin Goldstein)
2010-06-07 18:30:00 (link to chat)Is there a Max Stassi you see who could be a potential first round HS guy who goes into the 3-4-5 rounds?
(Neal from Joliet, IL)
Zack Lee. Dodgers take Zack Lee. So much for divorce holding back the spending. I heard the price tag is 3 million. (Kevin Goldstein)
2010-04-08 14:00:00 (link to chat)Any compelling reasons to head to Geneva to see Kane County play this summer? I mean, aside from the pork chop sandwich and the fact that they have a better beer selection than either the Cubs or Sox?
(ChuckR from Addison, IL)
There are always compelling reasons! Max Stassi is a huge reason, local product Ian Krol could be a good arm, and while guys like Dixon, House and Richard all have their share of holes, it's also probably the most athletic outfielder in franchise history. (Kevin Goldstein)


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Advanced Catching Metrics

Year Lg CSAA Framing Runs Blocking Chances EPAA Blocking Runs SB Attempts SRAA TRAA Throwing Runs FRAA Adj. FRAA
2013 MLB -.004 0.0 16 .046 -0.2 0 .000 .002 0.0 -0.2 -0.2
2014 AAA -.008 -6.8 3350 .000 0.1 66 .023 .000 -1.1 -7.9 -8.9
2014 MLB .005 0.2 164 .011 -0.5 5 -.003 .001 0.0 0.1 -0.4
2015 MLB -.012 -0.5 226 -.005 0.3 4 -.008 -.001 0.0 0.2 -0.2
2015 AAA .018 16.3 3763 .000 -0.4 46 -.003 -.002 0.1 15.9 14.7
2016 MLB -.010 -0.3 144 -.002 0.1 2 .020 .000 0.0 0.2 -0.3
2016 AAA .012 9.1 0 .000 0.0 48 .009 .000 -0.3 8.7 8.5
2017 MLB .003 0.2 322 -.004 0.4 2 -.003 -.001 0.0 0.5 0.5
2017 AAA .013 11.4 3322 .000 0.0 46 .030 .000 -0.8 10.1 10.8
2018 MLB .022 13.9 2767 .000 0.1 36 .002 .000 -0.1 14.0 14.5

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