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Birth Date6-30-1990
Height6' 3"
Weight250 lbs
Age28 years, 10 months, 26 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
2014 CLE 24 19 38 4 0 0 0 4 13 0 0 0 .121 .211 .121 67 -1.3 -0.2 -0.1 -0.1
2015 CLE 25 7 20 6 1 0 0 0 7 1 0 0 .316 .350 .368 73 -0.6 -0.3 -0.1 -0.1
2016 CLE 26 9 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 85 -0.1 0.0 -0.3 0.0
2017 MIL 27 133 311 74 15 2 16 25 94 4 0 0 .265 .331 .505 101 1.1 0.4 1.2 0.7
2018 MIL 28 149 566 135 25 0 35 58 143 6 0 0 .274 .352 .539 135 25.9 -1.1 3.6 3.6
2019 MIL 29 47 155 25 4 0 3 21 35 1 0 0 .197 .309 .299 87 -1.8 -1.8 0.9 -0.1
Career3641096244452541082931200.255.333.47611523.2-3.05.14.0

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 din Rk DSL 68 274 .000 .000 .000 .222 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 MHV A- NYP 32 136 .251 .323 .365 .301 100 -2.2 3.8 -2.5 99 0 0.0 -1.1 -2.7 -0.3
2010 IDN Rk AZL 29 123 .000 .000 .000 .306 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 LKC A MID 95 397 .256 .323 .380 .353 99 27 11.5 -7.4 148 0 0.6 -0.8 17.6 2.2
2011 KIN A+ CAR 31 124 .247 .321 .364 .309 98 -1.1 3.7 -2.4 112 0 1.9 0.0 -1.2 0.2
2011 CAR Wnt VWL 22 81 .000 .000 .000 .308 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 CAR A+ CAR 107 427 .257 .323 .391 .333 96 16.6 12.8 -8.2 136 0 10.1 -2.2 6.3 1.9
2012 AKR AA EAS 20 87 .254 .324 .379 .391 99 6.4 2.4 -1.5 134 0 0.1 -1.2 1.8 0.2
2012 LEO Wnt VWL 22 67 .000 .000 .000 .406 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 AKR AA EAS 130 567 .257 .327 .386 .316 98 13.9 15.4 -9.9 122 0 1.0 -5.1 4.1 0.6
2014 CLE MLB AL 19 38 .257 .315 .404 .190 105 -3.6 1.0 -0.6 67 13 -0.1 -0.2 -1.3 -0.1
2014 COH AAA INT 118 499 .264 .331 .398 .350 109 18.5 14.9 -9.5 150 0 0.8 -3.1 20.4 2.3
2015 CLE MLB AL 7 20 .258 .321 .410 .500 113 -0.1 0.5 -0.3 73 13 -0.1 -0.3 -0.6 -0.1
2015 COH AAA INT 131 570 .255 .322 .374 .305 105 -2.2 15.8 -10.1 110 0 -3.8 -3.4 -2.6 -0.4
2016 CLE MLB AL 9 6 .216 .283 .363 .000 112 -1.8 0.2 -0.1 85 7 -0.3 0.0 -0.1 0.0
2016 COH AAA INT 137 578 .254 .317 .380 .255 108 2.1 16.2 -10.3 114 0 -0.8 -3.0 1.7 0.4
2017 MIL MLB NL 133 311 .252 .321 .412 .337 96 7.5 9.1 -4.6 101 10 1.2 0.4 1.1 0.7
2018 MIL MLB NL 149 566 .250 .319 .407 .309 95 30.5 15.9 -9.6 135 8 3.6 -1.1 25.9 3.6
2019 MIL MLB NL 47 155 .241 .314 .413 .239 90 -4.4 4.5 -2.6 87 12 0.9 -1.8 -1.8 -0.1

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 din Rk DSL 274 235 23 49 12 0 4 73 45 23 29 4 3 .209 .294 .311 .102 1 1
2010 MHV A- NYP 136 123 8 30 9 0 2 45 17 11 28 2 0 .244 .306 .366 .122 0 0
2010 IDN Rk AZL 123 112 15 29 2 1 7 54 22 5 33 1 1 .259 .303 .482 .223 0 0
2011 KIN A+ CAR 124 113 12 29 3 0 4 44 13 11 28 1 0 .257 .323 .389 .133 0 0
2011 CAR Wnt VWL 81 69 8 19 5 0 3 33 14 10 16 0 1 .275 .358 .478 .203 2 0
2011 LKC A MID 397 349 58 102 27 2 19 190 69 35 98 1 0 .292 .370 .544 .252 3 0
2012 LEO Wnt VWL 67 60 5 16 7 0 3 32 9 4 26 0 0 .267 .328 .533 .267 1 0
2012 CAR A+ CAR 427 368 63 102 25 2 12 167 58 45 91 0 1 .277 .365 .454 .177 5 0
2012 AKR AA EAS 87 72 12 21 6 0 3 36 13 13 24 0 0 .292 .402 .500 .208 1 0
2013 AKR AA EAS 567 499 66 137 28 0 16 213 105 56 107 0 1 .275 .349 .427 .152 7 0
2014 CLE MLB AL 38 33 2 4 0 0 0 4 3 4 13 0 0 .121 .211 .121 .000 1
2014 COH AAA INT 499 427 69 130 31 0 19 218 77 64 96 0 0 .304 .395 .511 .206 5
2015 CLE MLB AL 20 19 0 6 1 0 0 7 2 0 7 0 0 .316 .350 .368 .053 0 0
2015 COH AAA INT 570 510 57 136 29 1 19 224 93 47 115 0 0 .267 .332 .439 .173 7 0
2016 CLE MLB AL 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
2016 COH AAA INT 578 515 62 127 26 0 30 243 92 53 110 0 0 .247 .319 .472 .225 5 1
2017 MIL MLB NL 311 279 40 74 15 2 16 141 52 25 94 0 0 .265 .331 .505 .240 3 0
2018 MIL MLB NL 566 492 80 135 25 0 35 265 108 58 143 0 0 .274 .352 .539 .264 10 0
2019 MIL MLB NL 155 127 12 25 4 0 3 38 22 21 35 0 0 .197 .309 .299 .102 3 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2014 167 0.4731 0.4731 0.6582 0.6329 0.3295 0.8400 0.3448 0.3418 0.0005
2015 80 0.4500 0.5375 0.6744 0.6389 0.4545 0.8261 0.5000 0.3256 0.0002
2016 31 0.5484 0.4194 0.7692 0.6471 0.1429 0.7273 1.0000 0.2308 0.0000
2017 1314 0.4718 0.4650 0.6694 0.6258 0.3213 0.7706 0.4933 0.3306 0.0000
2018 2430 0.4564 0.4547 0.7131 0.6032 0.3301 0.8281 0.5367 0.2869 0.0000
2019 608 0.4638 0.4424 0.6877 0.6206 0.2883 0.7771 0.5213 0.3123 0.0000
Career46300.46290.45790.69510.61390.32300.80480.51790.30490.0000

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

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 MIL $637,500
2018 MIL $557,200
2017 MIL $536,000
2016 CLE $
2015 CLE $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$1,093,200
2019Current$637,500
3 yrPvs + Cur$1,730,700
3 yrTotal$1,730,700

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 82 d1 year/$637,500 (2019)

Details
  • 1 year/$637,500 (2019). Re-signed by Milwaukee 3/19.
  • 1 year/$0.5572M (2018). Re-signed by Milwaukee 3/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Claimed by Milwaukee off waivers 2/2/17 after being DFA by Cleveland 1/25/17. Re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17.
  • 1 year (2016). Re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/16.
  • 1 year/$0.5076M (2015). Re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Contract purchased by Cleveland 11/20/13. Re-signed by Cleveland 3/6/14.
  • Signed by Cleveland 2007 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela.

2019 Preseason Forecast

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

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ VORP FRAA WARP
90o 411 55 98 20 1 21 64 42 99 0 0 .271 .352 .506 124 22.1 1B 0 2.3
80o 396 51 90 18 1 19 59 39 97 0 0 .257 .338 .477 118 17.6 1B 0 1.8
70o 385 48 85 17 1 18 56 37 96 0 0 .249 .328 .463 113 14.5 1B 0 1.5
60o 375 46 82 16 1 18 54 35 94 0 0 .246 .324 .462 110 12.1 1B 0 1.3
50o 366 44 79 16 1 17 52 34 93 0 0 .242 .320 .454 106 9.9 1B 0 1.0
40o 357 42 75 15 1 16 49 32 92 0 0 .235 .311 .439 103 7.7 1B 0 0.8
30o 347 40 71 14 1 15 47 31 90 0 0 .228 .305 .424 99 5.5 1B 0 0.5
20o 336 38 66 13 1 14 44 29 88 0 0 .219 .292 .407 95 3.2 1B 0 0.3
10o 321 35 61 12 1 13 41 26 86 0 0 .211 .281 .394 88 0.1 1B 0 0.0
Weighted Mean36744791611752349300.242.319.45310710.21B 01.1

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DateQuestionAnswer
2019-05-10 13:00:00 (link to chat)Does Jesus Aguilar keep the starting Brewers 1B job for the season? What are you projecting from him?
(Andrew from Jersey)
I'm not sure he has sole custody of the job right now. Eric Thames has been getting a bulk of starts there against righties, so Aguilar is going to need to keep hitting if he wants to keep playing. (Mark Barry)
2019-05-13 16:00:00 (link to chat)With Travis Shaw playing so badly over a quarter of the season now, why is Keston Hiura not up? Is it Hiura‚Äôs defense? Faith/hope that Shaw will rebound? What gives here?
(Buff from Colorado)
I just checked Hiura's stats and ... well, holy shit. He's at .333/.406/.706 with 11 homers and 12 doubles in 36 games at Triple-A as a 22-year-old. I realize the juiced MLB ball has now inflated Triple-A power numbers to an extreme degree too, but that's an example of an elite prospect banging down the door to the majors.

Travis Shaw is struggling, like you mentioned. So is Jesus Aguilar at first base. My guess is that the Brewers will give them another month or so to get right, considering how valuable they've both been in the past, but I do think Hiura is going to get a chance soon-ish, perhaps in a part-time role initially. Milwaukee's defensive versatility could give them some good mix-and-match opportunities with him in the fold and, while I think calling up a top prospect for a non-everyday role is generally a bad idea, a team in the thick of the playoff race doing so makes more sense. (Aaron Gleeman)
2019-05-01 12:00:00 (link to chat)Seeing what you've seen, where would you retroactively put Pete on the 101? (he's still prospect eligible)
(Frank the Tank from -)
So there are two weights to counterbalance here.

1. I don't do monthly lists update
2. Doing it in the majors and it looking right has value

It's looked right for sure, but I think he settles in at like .270/.350/.570.

That's like a bit better than 2018 Jesus Aguilar? A very nice player but not a star. The surety bumps him some I guess, but not like to the top 10 or anything. I'm guessing Jarrett would have him uh, at least top ten based on our Rhys Hoskins conversations in the past. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2019-02-18 16:00:00 (link to chat)Jesus Aguilar @ $25+ or a $1 flier on Voigt?
(Scatman from KCK)
I'm a big fan of Aguilar and think he can come close to a repeat. That said, MIL may have a crowded infield with the Moose signing. Of course, there are TONS of dollar catchers out there. You may as well go for someone who can provide fantasy value. Unless you really want to save cash for the auction, go Aguilar. (Kevin Jebens)
2018-12-06 20:00:00 (link to chat)Jesus Aguilar remains a person of interest for me. Will he repeat his yummy 2018 season?
(Lonely Dove from Hello)
That sure seems like a career year, but the power's always been real. Heck of a waiver claim. (Jarrett Seidler)
2018-07-10 20:00:00 (link to chat)I know player comps are stupid, but who is a good comp for Yordan Alvarez?
(Kevin from Manchester)
I'm not good at comps. At the plate maybe Jesus Aguilar or maybe Jose Abreu with better approach, more Ks? Someone feel free to chime in (Eddy Almaguer)
2017-04-05 23:00:00 (link to chat)Jesus Aguilar - is he just alright or something more?
(CountryHardBall from Field of Dreams)
I feel like this has been an evergreen question for like 4 years now, and yunno what, that's probably all the answer you need right there.

In need of some revolution music, let's hit some Channel One UK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P6lp30NVICY (Wilson Karaman)
2014-11-04 18:00:00 (link to chat)What do we have in Jesus Aguilar? 12.8% bb rate / 19% K rate in AAA. 31 doubles, 19 HRs in 427 ABs. 6'3" 250 lbs. Not highly touted but that's a solid year. Could he be a 25 HR guy who maybe has a couple of 30 HR seasons in him or should I put down the pipe?
(TheKernel from Pasadena, CA)
I'm still pretty skeptical of Aguilar's big league future. I've had quite a bit of first hand exposure to him at the minor league level, and I just don't see the bat speed and feel for the barrel playing against MLB pitching. I think he's going to end up as more of a 4A type or maybe a bench bat if he adjusts reasonably well to the highest level. (Mark Anderson)
2014-06-25 13:00:00 (link to chat)Jesus Aguilar -- can he be an MLB-regular given the chance?
(natedogg34 from TX)
It's a stretch. He'd be a second division regular that pops a decent amount of home runs but the rest of it is pretty empty. Probably a platoon bat on a good team, but not too many good teams have right-handed, first-base only platoon guys. (Jeff Moore)
2014-05-29 19:30:00 (link to chat)Better shortstop long term, Brad Miller or Jesus Aguilar?
(DCFG from Quadrant 42)
This is very fresh. Aguilar. (Ben Carsley)
2014-05-27 11:30:00 (link to chat)Thanks for answering my questions. I love it. I'm going to go for the hat trick and then stop. Can you give me your thoughts on 3 big boys with big power: Dylan Cozens, Franmil Reyes, and Jesus Aguilar?
(Ben F from ca)
I like Cozens the best out of those 3. Swing is a bit long, and I'm not sure where he plays. That speaks more to the other two guys, really. Reyes looks like he's pretty mature and old already, even though he isn't. Not much projection left. Not a fan of Aguilar at all. AAAA player. (Jordan Gorosh)
2014-05-15 20:00:00 (link to chat)Derek Norris is getting more starts against righties. Good call to hold onto him.
(RotoLando from Cloud City)
This is not a question, but I'll allow it. May the Jesus Aguilar be with you. (Bret Sayre)
2014-05-07 17:00:00 (link to chat)Hello Mike: is there a good chance that we'll see Jesus Aguilar playing for the Indians this summer? I see he's hitting well at AAA and doing what the Indians like, taking walks.
(howling wolf from Silver Spring MD)
There's a chance, although it would probably take an injury to make it work for him. I do worry that he'd be exposed in the bigs, but I would agree that if he keeps hitting this way that the issue will be forced at some point this summer. (Mike Gianella)
2014-05-20 13:00:00 (link to chat)What can you tell us about Jesus Aguilar beyond what we can read in his stats? His BABiP indicates he was lucky in the International League, but unlucky up in the A.L. But, where did his power go?
(hotstatrat from Toronto)
I don't know much at all about him, beyond the Quad-A masher label he seems to be stuck with. (Harry Pavlidis)
2014-02-10 13:00:00 (link to chat)Hi Jeff. Loved the winter ball reports. I'd like to get a handle on just what kind of hitter is Jesus Aguilar. Does Cleveland have a big time sleeper here or more likely a quad A bat? What a winter!
(mmcd from ottawa)
You and me both. And so would the Indians, I think. The general consensus entering this off-season was that Aguilar had some power but not enough to really stand out at first base and that his hit tool had enough holes in it to prevent him from ever using that power fully. Then he went out and did what he did this off-season and screwed everything up. It's winter ball, so it must be taken with a grain of salt, but man that was impressive. He'll have to show it's for real this season, but it puts him more firmly on our radar than he was on six months ago. He's a guy I want to get reports on this year. (Jeff Moore)


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