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Rafael Ortega LFBraves

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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 28)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB DRC+ WARP
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Birth Date5-15-1991
Height5' 11"
Weight160 lbs
Age28 years, 5 months, 7 days
BatsL
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2015
0.12016
2017
0.32018
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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
2012 COL 21 2 6 2 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 .500 .667 .500 80 -0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0
2016 ANA 25 66 202 43 8 0 1 13 23 0 8 3 .232 .283 .292 75 -5.6 0.1 1.7 0.1
2018 MIA 27 41 143 31 3 1 0 10 23 0 5 2 .233 .287 .271 84 -2.3 -0.6 3.4 0.3
2019 ATL 28 34 96 18 3 0 2 8 22 0 3 0 .205 .271 .307 75 -2.7 0.8 -1.1 -0.1
Career14344794141332701175.229.287.29078-10.80.44.00.4

Statistics for All Levels

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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 dro Rk DSL 52 218 .000 .000 .000 .295 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 CAS Rk PIO 71 322 .278 .330 .408 .398 116 20.4 11.7 0.9 137 0 5.1 2.4 3.6 2.3
2011 ASH A SAL 113 519 .261 .330 .396 .344 132 -5.8 15.0 1.4 83 0 6.9 -0.5 -17.7 0.5
2012 COL MLB NL 2 6 .230 .291 .344 1.000 90 1.2 0.2 0 80 9 0.0 0.1 -0.1 0.0
2012 MOD A+ CAL 114 556 .272 .341 .426 .329 90 18.8 16.3 1.2 99 0 13.7 2.8 -0.6 3.3
2012 LAG Wnt VWL 41 91 .000 .000 .000 .343 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 TUL AA TEX 42 178 .259 .321 .403 .267 99 -4.3 4.8 0.3 82 0 3.9 -1.8 -7.0 0.0
2014 SFD AA TEX 101 414 .252 .323 .372 .275 97 2.9 11.4 -1.2 104 0 10.0 1.8 -5.2 1.8
2014 MEM AAA PCL 7 23 .270 .334 .417 .313 80 -1 0.7 -0.1 83 0 -0.4 0.1 -0.6 0.0
2014 CRD Rk GCL 2 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 54 0 0.0 0.0 -0.3 0.0
2015 MEM AAA PCL 131 502 .267 .334 .397 .336 92 14.1 13.9 -0.4 112 0 24.5 -0.6 -2.2 3.6
2016 ANA MLB AL 66 202 .258 .318 .424 .261 103 -10.3 5.7 -1.1 75 10 1.7 0.1 -5.6 0.1
2016 SLC AAA PCL 78 341 .278 .342 .430 .350 109 5.5 9.6 -2 85 0 4.0 -1.4 -10.0 0.0
2017 ELP AAA PCL 121 472 .281 .344 .445 .345 107 16.6 14.0 -2.4 108 0 -2.0 -1.9 6.6 1.4
2018 MIA MLB NL 41 143 .242 .314 .397 .282 88 -7.7 4.0 -1.2 84 9 3.4 -0.6 -2.3 0.3
2018 NWO AAA PCL 92 328 .272 .339 .419 .304 97 6 9.6 -2.8 110 0 -7.2 2.5 5.2 0.7
2018 ORI Wnt VWL 28 123 .250 .305 .319 .313 103 4.3 3.8 0.3 93 1 0.0 -0.7 0.8 0.1
2019 ATL MLB NL 34 96 .246 .318 .425 .250 102 -6.3 2.9 -0.6 75 9 -1.1 0.8 -2.7 -0.1
2019 GWN AAA INT 111 493 .274 .345 .463 .323 102 12.2 16.8 -2 121 0 7.2 2.8 13.9 3.3

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 dro Rk DSL 218 188 38 52 4 2 1 63 11 20 20 17 3 .277 .343 .335 .059 6 6
2010 CAS Rk PIO 322 288 69 103 17 3 7 147 45 28 42 23 9 .358 .416 .510 .153 2 2
2011 ASH A SAL 519 479 77 141 26 8 9 210 66 28 90 32 19 .294 .335 .438 .144 4 5
2012 LAG Wnt VWL 91 80 18 24 4 0 0 28 5 9 10 2 2 .300 .371 .350 .050 0 2
2012 COL MLB NL 6 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 2 1 0 .500 .667 .500 .000 0 0
2012 MOD A+ CAL 556 495 81 140 23 8 8 203 60 46 93 36 18 .283 .344 .410 .127 7 4
2013 TUL AA TEX 178 158 22 36 4 2 1 47 10 19 26 9 4 .228 .315 .297 .070 0 0
2014 CRD Rk GCL 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 .000 .250 .000 .000 0
2014 MEM AAA PCL 23 21 5 5 1 0 0 6 1 2 5 2 0 .238 .304 .286 .048 0
2014 SFD AA TEX 414 358 56 89 8 3 7 124 31 45 57 16 10 .249 .331 .346 .098 4
2015 MEM AAA PCL 502 437 66 125 22 6 2 165 42 55 71 17 6 .286 .367 .378 .092 2 6
2016 SLC AAA PCL 341 322 47 102 18 7 4 146 31 15 39 14 8 .317 .348 .453 .137 1 2
2016 ANA MLB AL 202 185 24 43 8 0 1 54 16 13 23 8 3 .232 .283 .292 .059 0 3
2017 ELP AAA PCL 472 419 69 133 31 7 6 196 53 46 49 26 7 .317 .383 .468 .150 4 2
2018 MIA MLB NL 143 133 10 31 3 1 0 36 7 10 23 5 2 .233 .287 .271 .038 0 0
2018 NWO AAA PCL 328 280 51 77 10 10 2 113 28 44 31 12 1 .275 .375 .404 .129 0 3
2018 ORI Wnt VWL 123 105 18 30 10 1 0 42 8 13 9 1 2 .286 .380 .400 .114 0 2
2019 GWN AAA INT 493 431 83 123 34 3 21 226 58 59 95 14 7 .285 .373 .524 .239 1 0
2019 ATL MLB NL 96 88 7 18 3 0 2 27 10 8 22 3 0 .205 .271 .307 .102 0 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2012 27 0.3704 0.3704 0.9000 0.5000 0.2941 1.0000 0.8000 0.1000 0.0013
2016 724 0.4807 0.4558 0.8545 0.5891 0.3324 0.9220 0.7440 0.1455 0.0000
2018 556 0.5072 0.4191 0.8541 0.5816 0.2518 0.8963 0.7536 0.1459 0.0000
2019 393 0.4656 0.5115 0.7811 0.7049 0.3429 0.8605 0.6389 0.2189 0.0000
Career17000.48410.45530.83810.61200.30790.90060.72370.16190.0000

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
2014-06-02 2014-07-02 Minors 30 0 - Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 ATL $
2018 MIA $
2017 SDN $
2016 ANA $
2015 SLN $
2014 SLN $
2013 COL $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 138 d1 year (2019)

Details
  • 1 year (2019). Signed by Atlanta as a free agent 11/18/18 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Atlanta 8/13/19.
  • 1 year (2018). Signed by Miami as a free agent 12/15/17 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Miami 8/10/18. Sent outright to Triple-A by Miami 10/12/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Signed by San Diego as a free agent 12/16 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.525M (2016). Signed by LA Angels as a free agent 12/1/15 (split contract paying $0.175M in minors). DFA by LA Angels 11/11/16. Sent outright to Triple-A 11/17/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Re-signed by St. Louis (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2014). Claimed by St. Louis off waivers 1/6/14 after being DFA by Texas 12/30/13. Re-signed by St. Louis 3/14. DFA by St. Louis 9/8/14. Sent outright to Triple-A 9/10/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by Colorado 3/6/13. Claimed by Texas off waivers from Colorado 11/27/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Contract purchased by Colorado 9/30/12.
  • Signed by Colorado 1/08 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela.

2019 Preseason Forecast

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

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