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PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
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Birth Date11-26-1985
Height6' 3"
Weight205 lbs
Age32 years, 8 months, 22 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
3.72014
4.82015
4.22016
3.82017
6.02018
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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
2011 SLN 25 7 19 15 0 1 1 0 0 2 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .067 .263 .133 .156 -1.6 0.1 -0.2
2012 SLN 26 114 340 296 44 87 22 5 6 137 34 63 3 7 0 46 1 1 .294 .365 .463 .293 17.1 -6.1 1.2
2013 SLN 27 157 717 626 126 199 55 7 11 301 72 98 9 7 3 78 3 3 .318 .392 .481 .312 62.4 4.7 7.3
2014 SLN 28 158 709 595 99 162 33 2 8 223 95 111 8 9 59 5 3 .272 .375 .375 .288 37.8 -4.0 3.7
2015 SLN 29 154 665 574 101 156 44 3 28 290 81 151 6 4 0 84 4 3 .272 .365 .505 .317 56.3 -11.8 4.8
2016 SLN 30 129 566 473 81 128 36 6 21 239 81 108 5 4 3 68 0 4 .271 .380 .505 .313 45.7 -5.0 4.2
2017 SLN 31 145 622 497 91 120 31 2 23 224 109 125 9 5 2 69 2 1 .241 .384 .451 .302 34.1 3.4 3.8
2018 SLN 32 117 510 424 82 116 33 0 33 248 79 114 4 3 0 68 1 1 .274 .390 .585 .343 51.4 0.1 5.3
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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 TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
2009 QUD A 29 126 .284 .260 .337 .378 .261 .337 105 3.2 3.5 0.4 2.1 -0.3 6.8 0.9 6.8 0.9
2009 BAT A- 9 37 .394 .268 .358 .367 .271 .500 104 5.1 1.0 0 -0.1 -0.2 5.8 0.6 5.8 0.6
2009 PMB A+ 32 128 .242 .241 .322 .346 .248 .256 90 -2.4 3.7 0.5 4.8 -1.0 0.8 0.6 0.8 0.6
2010 PMB A+ 28 128 .333 .249 .332 .360 .259 .318 90 8.8 3.3 0.4 -3.3 -0.8 11.7 0.8 11.7 0.8
2010 SFD AA 105 472 .310 .263 .341 .399 .266 .377 105 26.6 14.3 1.8 16.4 3.2 45.9 6.3 45.9 6.3
2011 SLN MLB 7 19 .156 .248 .322 .388 .258 .091 98 -2 0.5 0.1 0.1 -0.2 -1.6 -0.2 -1.6 -0.2
2011 MEM AAA 130 535 .304 .281 .355 .440 .267 .328 99 27.7 16.6 1.8 10.5 0.0 46.1 5.4 46.1 5.4
2011 LIC Wnt 5 15 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 SLN MLB 114 340 .293 .252 .319 .396 .259 .346 98 11 9.3 -2.5 -6.1 -0.7 17.1 1.2 17.1 1.2
2012 SFD AA 3 13 .429 .256 .330 .392 .278 .250 80 2.3 0.4 -0.2 -0.4 -0.5 1.9 0.2 1.9 0.2
2012 MEM AAA 3 9 .135 .273 .314 .425 .265 .200 91 -1.3 0.3 0 -0.3 -0.0 -1.1 -0.1 -1.1 -0.1
2013 SLN MLB 157 717 .312 .249 .313 .388 .256 .359 102 35.6 18.9 -0.4 4.7 8.4 62.4 7.3 62.4 7.3
2014 SLN MLB 158 709 .288 .249 .312 .382 .261 .318 102 18.8 18.3 2.4 -4.0 -1.6 37.8 3.7 37.8 3.7
2015 SLN MLB 154 665 .317 .257 .319 .407 .265 .321 98 36.8 17.9 2.2 -11.8 -0.6 56.3 4.8 56.3 4.8
2016 SLN MLB 129 566 .313 .253 .321 .421 .269 .307 95 30.7 16.0 -2.2 -5.0 1.2 45.7 4.2 45.7 4.2
2016 SFD AA 4 13 .360 .291 .337 .436 .285 .429 101 1.3 0.4 0 0.0 0.1 1.7 0.2 1.7 0.2
2017 SLN MLB 145 622 .302 .256 .325 .429 .268 .274 95 27.4 18.2 -9.2 3.4 -2.4 34.1 3.8 34.1 3.8
2018 SLN MLB 117 510 .343 .251 .319 .413 .265 .296 94 42.9 14.3 -2.5 0.1 -3.4 51.4 5.3 51.4 5.3

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 BAT A- 37 9 15 3 0 0 3 4 2 0 1 .469 .541 .562 .094 .394 5.8 -0.1 0.6
2009 QUD A 126 11 31 6 2 0 10 17 13 2 0 .295 .408 .390 .095 .284 6.8 2.1 0.9
2009 PMB A+ 128 13 25 6 1 2 9 10 24 1 0 .219 .283 .342 .123 .242 0.8 4.8 0.6
2010 PMB A+ 128 17 28 5 2 1 16 26 14 0 1 .283 .438 .404 .121 .333 11.7 -3.3 0.8
2010 SFD AA 472 76 125 26 3 12 53 64 88 11 2 .316 .412 .487 .172 .310 45.9 16.4 6.3
2011 MEM AAA 535 61 130 29 3 12 70 84 68 5 4 .300 .417 .463 .164 .304 46.1 10.5 5.4
2011 LIC Wnt 15 2 3 0 0 0 2 2 4 1 0 .231 .333 .231 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 SLN MLB 19 0 1 1 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 .067 .263 .133 .067 .156 -1.6 0.1 -0.2
2012 SFD AA 13 3 3 0 0 1 3 3 1 0 1 .300 .462 .600 .300 .429 1.9 -0.4 0.2
2012 MEM AAA 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 .143 .333 .143 .000 .135 -1.1 -0.3 -0.1
2012 SLN MLB 340 44 87 22 5 6 46 34 63 1 1 .294 .365 .463 .169 .293 17.1 -6.1 1.2
2013 SLN MLB 717 126 199 55 7 11 78 72 98 3 3 .318 .392 .481 .163 .312 62.4 4.7 7.3
2014 SLN MLB 709 99 162 33 2 8 59 95 111 5 3 .272 .375 .375 .103 .288 37.8 -4.0 3.7
2015 SLN MLB 665 101 156 44 3 28 84 81 151 4 3 .272 .365 .505 .233 .317 56.3 -11.8 4.8
2016 SLN MLB 566 81 128 36 6 21 68 81 108 0 4 .271 .380 .505 .235 .313 45.7 -5.0 4.2
2016 SFD AA 13 2 4 1 0 1 1 1 4 0 0 .333 .385 .667 .333 .360 1.7 0.0 0.2
2017 SLN MLB 622 91 120 31 2 23 69 109 125 2 1 .241 .384 .451 .209 .302 34.1 3.4 3.8
2018 SLN MLB 510 82 116 33 0 33 68 79 114 1 1 .274 .390 .585 .311 .343 51.4 0.1 5.3

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
2011 90 0.4444 0.3222 0.8621 0.4750 0.2000 0.8947 0.8000 0.1379 54 -0.000020
2012 1390 0.4935 0.4094 0.8137 0.5816 0.2415 0.8822 0.6529 0.1863 666 0.006384
2013 2951 0.5195 0.3687 0.8759 0.4958 0.2313 0.9316 0.7470 0.1241 1581 0.011791
2014 3062 0.5366 0.3263 0.8789 0.4601 0.1712 0.9259 0.7325 0.1211 1764 -0.002813
2015 2785 0.5066 0.3874 0.7822 0.5478 0.2227 0.8396 0.6373 0.2178 1480 0.001911
2016 2353 0.5049 0.3842 0.8064 0.5438 0.2215 0.9040 0.5620 0.1936 0 0.000000
2017 2741 0.4929 0.3360 0.8013 0.4959 0.1806 0.8627 0.6375 0.1987 0 0.000000
2018 2129 0.5040 0.3711 0.7582 0.5415 0.1979 0.8468 0.5120 0.2418 0 0.000000
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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
2014-09-20 2014-09-22 DTD 2 2 - General Medical Illness -
2012-09-08 2012-09-08 DTD 0 0 Bilateral Hand Laceration Splintered Bat - -
2012-05-23 2012-06-22 15-DL 30 27 Right Abdomen Strain Oblique - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2020 SLN $2,000,000
2019 SLN $14,750,000
2018 SLN $13,750,000
2017 SLN $10,000,000
2016 SLN $6,500,000
2015 SLN $3,750,000
2014 SLN $1,250,000
2013 SLN $504,000
2012 SLN $480,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
6 yrPrevious$22,484,000
2018Current$13,750,000
7 yrPvs + Cur$36,234,000
2 yrFuture$16,750,000
9 yrTotal$52,984,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
6 y 12 dSelect Sports Group6 years/$52M (2014-19), 2020 option

Details
  • 6 years/$52M (2014-19), plus 2020 club option. Signed extension with St. Louis 3/8/14. $1.5M signing bonus. 14:$1M, 15:$3.5M, 16:$6.25M, 17:$9.75M, 18:$13.5M, 19:$14.5M, 20:$18.5M club option ($2M buyout). Award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection.
  • 1 year/$0.504M (2013). Re-signed by St. Louis 3/13. Award bonus: $10,000 for All-Star selection.
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012). Re-signed by St. Louis 2/29/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Contract purchased by St. Louis 6/3/11.
  • Drafted by St. Louis 2009 (13-399) (TCU). $1,000 signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .259 .349 .431 .284
11 vs R (Multi) .283 .388 .507 .322
18 Split (Multi) .024 .039 .076 .038
19 LgAvg (Multi) .020 .029 .071 .031
30 vs L (2016) .270 .363 .446 .288
31 vs R (2016) .271 .388 .532 .324
38 Split (2016) .000 .025 .086 .036
39 LgAvg (2016) .020 .028 .073 .031

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