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Jonathan Villar SSOrioles

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
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Birth Date5-2-1991
Height6' 1"
Weight215 lbs
Age27 years, 8 months, 16 days
BatsB
ThrowsR
1.22014
0.42015
2.92016
-0.12017
0.62018
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 58 241 51 9 2 1 24 71 0 18 8 .243 .321 .319 56 -11.0 3.4 -7.4 -0.6
2014 HOU 23 87 289 55 13 2 7 19 80 2 17 4 .209 .267 .354 71 -8.3 4.0 4.6 1.2
2015 HOU 24 53 128 33 7 1 2 10 29 0 7 2 .284 .339 .414 83 -2.0 -0.4 2.0 0.4
2016 MIL 25 156 679 168 38 3 19 79 174 2 62 18 .285 .369 .457 100 3.4 -2.4 0.9 2.9
2017 MIL 26 122 436 97 18 1 11 30 132 0 23 8 .241 .293 .372 66 -17.1 1.6 2.6 -0.1
2018 BAL 27 54 236 54 4 0 8 22 58 3 21 3 .258 .336 .392 86 -3.2 2.4 1.5 0.8
2018 MIL 27 87 279 67 10 1 6 19 80 2 14 2 .261 .315 .377 83 -4.5 0.5 -6.1 -0.3
Career6172288525991054203624916245.256.325.39481-42.59.1-1.94.4

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
2008 dph Rk 62 255 .000 .000 .000 .354 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2009 WPT A- 11 44 .246 .316 .351 .346 109 -1.3 1.3 0.6 73 3 -1.4 0.3 -1.5 -0.1
2009 PHL Rk 31 111 .241 .324 .357 .366 98 -0.3 3.1 1.1 104 4 -2.1 0.9 1.3 0.4
2010 LWD A 100 420 .262 .333 .388 .355 89 1.9 12.2 5.6 78 1 0.5 6.1 -10.8 1.4
2010 LNC A+ 32 143 .264 .340 .414 .342 113 -6.3 4.2 1.8 64 3 -2.3 0.1 -5.1 -0.1
2011 LNC A+ 47 207 .285 .355 .437 .350 113 1 6.2 2.7 84 2 -4.5 -2.1 -3.7 -0.1
2011 CCH AA 83 367 .268 .333 .406 .301 107 -7.2 10.8 4.9 68 2 -4.8 4.6 -13.6 0.2
2011 AGU Wnt 22 42 .000 .000 .000 .190 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 CCH AA 86 377 .255 .325 .388 .319 99 3.5 10.4 4.8 103 1 6.5 3.9 2.3 3.0
2012 AGU Wnt 24 38 .000 .000 .000 .455 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 HOU MLB 58 241 .251 .311 .395 .362 98 -5.2 6.3 2.9 56 18 -7.4 3.4 -11.0 -0.6
2013 OKL AAA 91 386 .265 .334 .404 .358 96 5 11.1 4.9 86 1 12.0 1.2 -4.9 2.5
2014 HOU MLB 87 289 .248 .309 .382 .271 99 -8.8 7.5 3.4 71 14 4.6 4.0 -8.3 1.2
2014 OKL AAA 51 225 .276 .342 .427 .362 93 2.3 6.7 2.7 82 2 0.8 4.4 -3.8 1.1
2015 HOU MLB 53 128 .263 .321 .418 .360 103 1.2 3.5 0.9 83 17 2.0 -0.4 -2.0 0.4
2015 FRE AAA 70 313 .278 .342 .424 .359 105 5.2 8.7 3.5 81 2 -5.1 6.7 -5.9 0.8
2016 MIL MLB 156 679 .256 .322 .420 .373 96 21.4 19.2 6.7 100 15 0.9 -2.4 3.4 2.9
2017 MIL MLB 122 436 .256 .325 .426 .330 96 -8.1 12.8 -0.5 66 15 2.6 1.6 -17.1 -0.1
2017 WIS A 4 15 .230 .304 .347 .727 102 3.6 0.4 -0.1 88 4 0.0 -0.2 -0.2 0.0
2018 BAL MLB 54 236 .244 .311 .405 .319 107 -1.6 6.6 0.8 86 13 1.5 2.4 -3.2 0.8
2018 MIL MLB 87 279 .250 .321 .402 .355 96 -1.4 7.8 -0.3 83 13 -6.1 0.5 -4.5 -0.3
2018 CSP AAA 3 11 .294 .347 .505 .625 130 1.7 0.3 0 117 5 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.1

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
2008 dph Rk 255 214 37 58 6 3 1 73 21 30 56 27 8 .271 .365 .341 .070 4 4
2009 WPT A- 44 39 6 9 1 1 0 12 5 4 14 6 0 .231 .295 .308 .077 1 1
2009 PHL Rk 111 94 14 26 7 1 0 35 14 13 24 11 2 .277 .367 .372 .096 1 1
2010 LNC A+ 143 129 18 29 6 2 3 48 19 12 50 7 2 .225 .296 .372 .147 0 0
2010 LWD A 420 371 61 101 18 4 2 133 36 26 103 38 13 .272 .323 .358 .086 13 13
2011 AGU Wnt 42 36 8 4 0 0 0 4 2 5 15 5 0 .111 .238 .111 .000 0 0
2011 LNC A+ 207 174 26 45 7 4 4 72 26 25 56 20 6 .259 .353 .414 .155 3 3
2011 CCH AA 367 324 52 75 16 2 10 125 26 29 100 14 6 .231 .301 .386 .154 2 8
2012 AGU Wnt 38 30 9 10 0 1 0 12 3 4 8 6 2 .333 .412 .400 .067 0 4
2012 CCH AA 377 326 54 85 7 2 11 129 50 35 87 39 8 .261 .336 .396 .135 4 8
2013 HOU MLB 241 210 26 51 9 2 1 67 8 24 71 18 8 .243 .321 .319 .076 0 7
2013 OKL AAA 386 339 47 94 16 8 8 150 41 32 93 31 7 .277 .341 .442 .165 2 11
2014 HOU MLB 289 263 31 55 13 2 7 93 27 19 80 17 4 .209 .267 .354 .144 1
2014 OKL AAA 225 190 34 49 2 3 3 66 27 31 61 24 6 .258 .363 .347 .089 1
2015 HOU MLB 128 116 18 33 7 1 2 48 11 10 29 7 2 .284 .339 .414 .129 1 1
2015 FRE AAA 313 280 59 76 13 5 5 114 32 27 77 35 9 .271 .342 .407 .136 0 3
2016 MIL MLB 679 589 92 168 38 3 19 269 63 79 174 62 18 .285 .369 .457 .171 4 5
2017 MIL MLB 436 403 49 97 18 1 11 150 40 30 132 23 8 .241 .293 .372 .132 1 2
2017 WIS A 15 13 2 8 1 1 0 11 6 1 3 0 1 .615 .600 .846 .231 1 0
2018 CSP AAA 11 10 4 6 0 0 1 9 1 1 1 1 0 .600 .636 .900 .300 0 0
2018 BAL MLB 236 209 28 54 4 0 8 82 24 22 58 21 3 .258 .336 .392 .134 1 1
2018 MIL MLB 279 257 26 67 10 1 6 97 22 19 80 14 2 .261 .315 .377 .117 1 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2013 947 0.4710 0.3791 0.6657 0.5471 0.2295 0.7295 0.5304 0.3343 0.0149
2014 1059 0.4929 0.4514 0.6674 0.6207 0.2868 0.7840 0.4221 0.3326 0.0113
2015 498 0.4859 0.4598 0.7424 0.6488 0.2813 0.8217 0.5694 0.2576 -0.0003
2016 2814 0.4815 0.4229 0.7218 0.6325 0.2282 0.7958 0.5315 0.2782 0.0000
2017 1758 0.4818 0.4681 0.6902 0.6753 0.2755 0.7692 0.5100 0.3098 0.0000
2018 2175 0.4754 0.4818 0.7023 0.6886 0.2945 0.7725 0.5536 0.2977 0.0000
Career92510.48060.44610.70030.64460.26250.77850.52200.29970.0028

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
2014-06-04 2014-06-08 DTD 4 4 Right Elbow Contusion -
2014-05-19 2014-05-20 DTD 1 1 Right Hand Contusion - -
2014-05-07 2014-05-07 DTD 0 0 Left Thumb Sprain - -
2013-08-07 2013-08-10 DTD 3 2 Left Thumb Sprain - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 BAL $
2018 MIL $2,550,000
2017 MIL $554,500
2016 MIL $512,900
2015 HOU $513,000
2014 HOU $503,800
2013 HOU $
YearsDescriptionSalary
5 yrPrevious$4,634,200
5 yrTotal$4,634,200

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
4 y 113 dMDR Sports1 year/$4.825M (2019)

Details
  • 1 year/$4.825M (2019). Re-signed by Baltimore 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$2.55M (2018). Re-signed by Milwaukee 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration). Acquired by Baltimore in trade from Milwaukee 7/31/18 with $836,290 remaining on contract.
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17.
  • 1 year/$0.5129M (2016). Acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Houston 11/19/15. Signed by Milwaukee 3/16.
  • 1 year/$0.513M (2015). Re-signed by Houston 3/15.
  • 1 year/$0.5038M (2014). Re-signed by Houston 3/6/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Contract purchased by Houston 11/20/12. Re-signed by Houston 3/13.
  • Acquired by Houston in trade from Philadelphia 7/28/10 (Oswalt deal).
  • Signed 2008 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic. $0.105M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG DRC+
10 vs L (Multi) .295 .364 .508 ?
11 vs R (Multi) .269 .353 .409 ?
18 Split (Multi) -.027 -.011 -.098 ?
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.012 -.001 -.003 ?
30 vs L (2016) .309 .385 .545 ?
31 vs R (2016) .276 .363 .422 ?
38 Split (2016) -.033 -.022 -.123 ?
39 LgAvg (2016) -.014 .000 -.009 ?

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2017-06-13 12:00:00 (link to chat)Shallow 10 team H2H categories league w/ OPS, keeper league with set amt of keepers each year but can keep guys forever. Rank these currently struggling bats in terms of dynasty value: Rougned Odor, Byron Buxton, Rougned Odor, Jonathan Villar, Alex Bregman.. Thanks!!
(Ben from The Ham)
Bregman, Buxton, Villar, Odor (Craig Goldstein)
2016-08-11 14:00:00 (link to chat)Billy Hamilton has a .374 OBP and 26 SB in the 24 games since the all star break. Small sample, sure, but that's a 175 SB pace for a full season, and I love dreaming that he can top Rickey's 130 SB season. Two questions: what do you project for him in 2017, and is he the most fun player to watch in MLB when he's playing this well?
(Truganini from CO)
Man, I'm not a fan of Billy Hamilton at all, so this is tough for me. I don't think he's an everyday player by the All-Star Break in 2017, if not sooner. However, when he is playing this well, he's dynamite. Even on his top-end, though, I'm not convinced he's too much different than Dee Gordon or Jonathan Villar these days. (J.P. Breen)
2016-08-11 14:00:00 (link to chat)Do you think Jonathan Villar will keep up with this same production next season?
(Brett from OR)
I think he takes a step backward -- just because I'm nervous to project a dude to have an OBP near .390 again -- but he's been brilliant. His whiff rate has declined. He's swinging at pitches outside the zone far less often. He's also pulling the ball less often than he has in the past. I like him and think he's an everyday starter for the Brewers going forward, even if he takes a step backward. (J.P. Breen)
2014-04-16 19:00:00 (link to chat)Have a couple AL only guys to try and buy low on at this point?
(russellj90 from Iowa)
How about Trevor Bauer, Jonathan Villar and Craig Gentry? Not Mike Moustakas, unfortunately. Stay away. (Ben Carsley)
2013-08-08 17:30:00 (link to chat)Mike- what are your thoughts on Villar ROS? Looking for steals and thinking about picking him up off waivers. Unfortunately I didn't this past weekend and I've watched him swipe 3 bases in 2 games thus far.
(DanDaMan from SeaCliff)
Hey Dan, thanks for joining the chat.

I like Jonathan Villar's steal potential, although in a mixed league I'd be a little wary. The BABIP is super high and the high K rate makes me think that pitchers are going to start throwing him more junk and that the BB rate is going to drop until he adjusts. Villar offers nothing but speed. In a deeper mixed or only you throw caution to the wind. In mixed, if the average drops any further - or if the BB disappear in an OBP league, he's suddenly a liability, even with the bags. (Mike Gianella)
2013-06-25 13:00:00 (link to chat)Better offense: Rougned Odor or Jonathan Villar?
(RotoLando from Cloud City)
Odor (Jason Parks on the Midseason Top 50 Prospects)
2013-06-13 13:00:00 (link to chat)Will Jonathan Villar develop into a decent enough offensive MI at the MLB level?
(captnamerca from Clown College, Bro.)
Love your location. He has the talent to be an above-average regular at second base with some potential with the bat, speed, and good defensive tools. Call it a gut feeling, but I say he doesn't develop into an everyday guy. (Jason Cole)
2012-08-01 13:00:00 (link to chat)Astros pushed Nolan Fontana fast and he's doing well in A-ball Lexington already. ETA to the Majors for him? Is he or Jonathan Villar the shortstop of the future at this point?
(Ashitaka1110 from Houston, TX)
For the next question, Ashitaka1110, I have seen both players, but not recently. Fontana has great bloodlines, as his grandfather is former Milwaukee Brave RHP Lew Burdette, which might help him get there a little sooner. Villar was a good get in the Pence deal, and the Astros will have a couple of talented kids to evaluate. (Dan Evans)


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