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Aaron Altherr LFPhillies

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2018 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 27)
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Birth Date1-14-1991
Height6' 5"
Weight215 lbs
Age27 years, 9 months, 3 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
-0.12014
1.42015
-0.12016
3.12017
0.12018
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2014 PHI 23 2 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .005 -1.1 0.1 -0.1
2015 PHI 24 39 161 137 25 33 11 4 5 67 16 41 5 2 1 22 6 2 .241 .338 .489 .300 9.8 2.9 1.4
2016 PHI 25 57 227 198 23 39 6 0 4 57 23 69 6 0 0 22 7 2 .197 .300 .288 .235 -0.7 -0.3 -0.1
2017 PHI 26 107 412 372 58 101 24 5 19 192 32 104 7 1 0 65 5 4 .272 .340 .516 .292 23.4 8.0 3.1
2018 PHI 27 105 285 243 28 44 11 1 8 81 36 91 4 2 0 38 3 2 .181 .295 .333 .227 -4.8 -4.1 -0.9
Career310109095513421752103639710730722511472110.227.318.416.26326.56.63.4

Statistics for All Levels

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YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
2009 PHL Rk 28 92 .242 .244 .327 .360 .251 .250 101 -1.5 2.3 -0.4 2.3 0.8 1.2 0.3 1.2 0.3
2010 WPT A- 28 104 .294 .252 .323 .373 .258 .329 102 3.7 2.9 -0.1 1.2 -0.4 6.1 0.8 6.1 0.8
2010 PHL Rk 27 121 .264 .244 .302 .364 .252 .370 104 0.5 4.4 0.4 -0.3 2.0 7.3 0.7 7.3 0.7
2011 LWD A 41 163 .211 .255 .327 .387 .255 .297 100 -8.6 4.7 0.4 0.5 3.8 0.4 0.1 0.4 0.1
2011 WPT A- 71 295 .258 .253 .327 .360 .260 .301 96 -0.6 8.5 -1.7 6.6 4.7 10.9 1.8 10.9 1.8
2012 LWD A 110 471 .259 .255 .328 .383 .259 .310 96 -0.3 13.9 -2.3 18.7 3.5 14.8 3.4 14.8 3.4
2012 GER int 4 13 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .500 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 CLR A+ 123 527 .285 .251 .320 .362 .252 .360 99 14.3 15.5 -1.5 7.6 0.5 28.7 3.7 28.7 3.7
2014 PHI MLB 2 5 .005 .251 .304 .381 .257 .000 95 -1.2 0.1 0 0.1 0.0 -1.1 -0.1 -1.1 -0.1
2014 CLR A+ 7 33 .278 .253 .319 .360 .251 .350 100 0.7 1.0 0 2.3 0.3 1.9 0.4 1.9 0.4
2014 REA AA 120 492 .242 .258 .323 .388 .261 .279 105 -9.1 13.5 0.3 2.2 -2.9 1.7 0.4 1.7 0.4
2015 PHI MLB 39 161 .300 .254 .314 .400 .266 .301 98 6.3 4.3 -0.9 2.9 0.0 9.8 1.4 9.8 1.4
2015 REA AA 60 260 .302 .256 .320 .372 .261 .332 106 11.1 7.0 -1.8 5.2 -0.4 16.0 2.3 16.0 2.3
2015 LEH AAA 51 229 .303 .254 .315 .369 .252 .338 99 10.3 6.3 -0.4 5.0 1.7 18.0 2.3 18.0 2.3
2016 PHI MLB 57 227 .235 .249 .317 .400 .264 .280 88 -5.7 6.4 -1.7 -0.3 0.3 -0.7 -0.1 -0.7 -0.1
2016 CLR A+ 2 9 .267 .269 .343 .396 .273 .500 104 0.1 0.3 -0.1 -0.0 0.4 0.7 0.1 0.7 0.1
2016 REA AA 3 13 .256 .265 .322 .392 .263 .375 126 -0.1 0.4 -0.1 -0.6 0.3 0.5 -0.0 0.5 -0.0
2016 LEH AAA 2 7 .196 .243 .304 .365 .245 .400 97 -0.5 0.2 -0.1 0.2 -0.1 -0.5 -0.0 -0.5 -0.0
2016 PHL Rk 6 23 .394 .272 .358 .393 .282 .385 99 3.4 0.7 -0.2 -0.2 -0.4 3.5 0.3 3.5 0.3
2017 PHI MLB 107 412 .292 .252 .317 .415 .260 .328 96 13.9 12.1 -3 8.0 0.4 23.4 3.1 23.4 3.1
2018 PHI MLB 105 285 .227 .248 .322 .409 .268 .247 94 -9.4 8.0 -2.2 -4.1 -1.2 -4.8 -0.9 -4.8 -0.9
2018 LEH AAA 34 134 .237 .255 .322 .393 .260 .333 98 -3.4 3.9 -0.1 1.8 -0.6 -0.2 0.2 -0.2 0.2

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2009 PHL Rk 92 10 18 3 0 1 11 8 15 6 1 .214 .283 .286 .071 .242 1.2 2.3 0.3
2010 PHL Rk 121 12 35 6 1 1 15 3 22 10 3 .304 .333 .400 .096 .264 7.3 -0.3 0.7
2010 WPT A- 104 11 27 7 3 0 10 8 13 2 3 .287 .346 .426 .138 .294 6.1 1.2 0.8
2011 LWD A 163 20 31 6 0 1 15 11 47 12 0 .211 .272 .272 .061 .211 0.4 0.5 0.1
2011 WPT A- 295 41 70 12 2 5 31 13 52 25 4 .260 .302 .375 .115 .258 10.9 6.6 1.8
2012 LWD A 471 65 106 27 6 8 50 38 102 25 8 .252 .319 .402 .150 .259 14.8 18.7 3.4
2012 GER int 13 5 6 1 0 2 6 0 2 0 0 .545 .538 1.182 .636 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 CLR A+ 527 57 128 36 6 12 69 45 140 23 5 .275 .337 .455 .180 .285 28.7 7.6 3.7
2014 CLR A+ 33 6 7 1 2 0 2 5 8 1 0 .250 .364 .429 .179 .278 1.9 2.3 0.4
2014 REA AA 492 54 106 27 2 14 57 26 110 12 6 .236 .287 .399 .163 .242 1.7 2.2 0.4
2014 PHI MLB 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .005 -1.1 0.1 -0.1
2015 REA AA 260 29 67 19 3 6 29 28 40 8 3 .293 .371 .480 .188 .302 16.0 5.2 2.3
2015 PHI MLB 161 25 33 11 4 5 22 16 41 6 2 .241 .338 .489 .248 .300 9.8 2.9 1.4
2015 LEH AAA 229 36 60 13 2 8 38 21 44 8 1 .294 .362 .495 .201 .303 18.0 5.0 2.3
2016 LEH AAA 7 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .143 .196 -0.5 0.2 -0.0
2016 PHL Rk 23 5 6 1 0 1 3 6 2 0 0 .375 .565 .625 .250 .394 3.5 -0.2 0.3
2016 CLR A+ 9 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .375 .444 .375 .000 .267 0.7 -0.0 0.1
2016 PHI MLB 227 23 39 6 0 4 22 23 69 7 2 .197 .300 .288 .091 .235 -0.7 -0.3 -0.1
2016 REA AA 13 3 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 .300 .462 .300 .000 .256 0.5 -0.6 -0.0
2017 PHI MLB 412 58 101 24 5 19 65 32 104 5 4 .272 .340 .516 .245 .292 23.4 8.0 3.1
2018 LEH AAA 134 15 29 5 0 2 12 14 37 4 0 .244 .321 .336 .092 .237 -0.2 1.8 0.2
2018 PHI MLB 285 28 44 11 1 8 38 36 91 3 2 .181 .295 .333 .152 .227 -4.8 -4.1 -0.9

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT CSAA_CHANCES CSAA_RT
2014 23 0.3913 0.3478 0.6250 0.4444 0.2857 0.7500 0.5000 0.3750 13 -0.002784
2015 636 0.4686 0.4104 0.7433 0.5973 0.2456 0.8596 0.4940 0.2567 325 -0.000643
2016 918 0.4749 0.4292 0.7107 0.6124 0.2635 0.8315 0.4567 0.2893 0 0.000000
2017 1588 0.4855 0.4440 0.7007 0.6278 0.2705 0.8244 0.4299 0.2993 0 0.000000
2018 1154 0.4740 0.4489 0.6718 0.6654 0.2537 0.8077 0.3506 0.3282 0 0.000000
Career43190.47720.43670.7010.62910.26090.82620.42420.29947.9275-0.0001

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
2014-03-30 2014-04-21 Minors 22 0 - Not Disclosed - -
2014-02-23 2014-03-08 Camp 13 0 - Wrist Soreness - -
2012-07-25 2012-08-17 Minors 23 21 Left Thigh Strain Quadriceps - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2018 PHI $561,000
2017 PHI $538,500
2016 PHI $515,500
2015 PHI $
2014 PHI $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$1,054,000
2018Current$561,000
3 yrPvs + Cur$1,615,000
3 yrTotal$1,615,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 54 dAll Bases Covered1 year/$0.561M (2018)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.561M (2018). Re-signed by Philadelphia 3/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by Philadelphia 3/17.
  • 1 year/$0.5155M (2016). Re-signed by Philadelphia 3/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Re-signed by Philadelphia 3/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Contract selected by Philadelphia 11/20/13. Re-signed by Philadelphia 3/14.
  • Drafted by Philadelphia 2009 (9-287) (Agua Fria HS, Avondale, Ari.). $0.15M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .221 .318 .366 .264
11 vs R (Multi) .203 .305 .329 .247
18 Split (Multi) -.019 -.013 -.038 -.016
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.010 -.021 -.029 -.017
30 vs L (2016) .250 .348 .375 .282
31 vs R (2016) .184 .287 .266 .224
38 Split (2016) -.066 -.061 -.109 -.059
39 LgAvg (2016) -.008 -.018 -.027 -.016

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2018-02-20 13:00:00 (link to chat)Aaron Altherr: continue the breakout? Met his ceiling?
(smallmarketfan from nj)
Last year, he upped his hard hit rate and lofted more. The downside is his SwStr% and Contact% aren't great, and fewer LD% may not help his BA. The speed scores don't look great, and he ran less often last year (due to hammy issue?). May have upside as 20/10 in the near future, but the BA could make or break his value. A .270/20/10 may not be his full ceiling, but I'm not betting on a ton more. (Kevin Jebens)
2017-05-04 13:00:00 (link to chat)Curtis Granderson is off to a terrible start and may lose PT when Cespedes returns. Is he droppable for Aaron Altherr?
(Tommy from NJ)
I think so. I still sorta believe in Altherr. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2017-02-13 20:00:00 (link to chat)Give me a guy who will steal 20+ bases that didn't last year? Or a few guys :)
(Lightning Len from Uh, no)
Manny Margot, Aaron Altherr, Billy Burns. (Scooter Hotz)
2016-05-18 19:00:00 (link to chat)Do you see Aaron Altherr giving Philly anything this year ? Do you see him claiming his starting job back in 2017 ?
(Ernesto from Reading, PA)
I haven't been following the Altherr news closely, haven't seen any recent updates. I think he does get another shot next season, but it really comes down to whether or not Nick Williams is a centerfielder or not. (George Bissell)
2016-03-09 19:00:00 (link to chat)The following names aren't necessarily exciting....but in what order would you rank Trayce Thompson, Travis Shaw, Patrick Kivlehan and Tyler Goeddel for a dynasty league? Would there be a standout if just looking for potential current year impact? Cheers
(markdavo4 from Australia)
In dynasty, Shaw, Kivlehan, Goeddel, and Thompson. For 2016 only Goeddel has an opportunity now that Aaron Altherr is out for most if not all of the season and could be the guy to take a big leap forward. (Mike Gianella)
2015-09-21 20:30:00 (link to chat)Can you rank these OFs for future: Eddie Rosario, Odubel Herrera, Aaron Altherr, Preston Tucker, Pete O'Brien.
(ColeWhittier from Pasadena, CA)
I'd go Rosario, Herrera, Tucker, Altherr, O'Brien. (Bret Sayre)
2015-08-12 13:00:00 (link to chat)You are a gentleman and a scholar for taking my question. Has Aaron Altherr turned tools into performance and become a future building block for the Phillies? Or is he a 5th OF/AAAA player having a really nice season? Thanks. I really appreciate the great work you do.
(R.J. from Charlotte)
Building block is definitely too strong. That being said, I think the assertion that the tools are starting to turn into tangible baseball skills is an apt one. I think he's a fourth outfielder, but fourth outfielders are valuable. And thanks for reading! (Christopher Crawford)
2014-07-03 19:00:00 (link to chat)Aaron Altherr is 0-3. Should I be concerned? Also, who is Aaron Altherr?
(gerrybraun from San Diego)
He's a phillie so trade him. (Mauricio Rubio)
2013-05-16 13:00:00 (link to chat)Are Cleveland's Danny Salazar and Philly's Aaron Altherr the legitimate break-out players that they have suggested with their performances so far this season?
(El Bobbo from Canton, Mi)
I really like Salazar and think he has a chance to be legit. Ive never been high on Altherr and I'm just not buying it yet. I'll probably be late to the dance and forced to snuggle alone, but I've just never found Altherr to be the toolsy demon that some do. I don't see it even though I probably should. I guess he's just not my type. (Jason Parks)
2013-05-02 13:00:00 (link to chat)Aaron Altherr has to be one of the few bright spots for the Phillies this year. His bat is still unknown, but his defensive ability should be understood by now. Is Altherr a solid defensive center fielder in MLB?
(Free_AEC from New Jersey)
I saw Altherr in Lakewood last year over a four-game look, and I know our Zach Mortimer has seen a lot of him over the last couple years. He probably ends up as a corner guy down the line. Mortimer saw him in camp and told me that he's still a bit raw with his route-running, but he thinks Altherr will be fine in RF in the long run. (Jason Cole)
2011-02-22 13:00:00 (link to chat)What can you tell us about Aaron Altherr?
(Bobby from Philly)
Lots. Great size, but needs to grow into his body and add strength. Power potential in the swing, with a god hit tool. Loads of athleticism. I'm a fan. High ceiling. (Jason Parks)


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