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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 28)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB DRC+ WARP
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Birth Date5-13-1991
Height5' 11"
Weight205 lbs
Age28 years, 6 months, 29 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
0.42015
-0.02016
0.02017
1.22018
0.52019
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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
2013 NYA 22 16 27 4 1 0 0 1 9 0 0 0 .154 .185 .192 63 -1.1 0.0 0.9 0.1
2014 NYA 23 32 85 23 4 0 1 4 22 0 0 0 .284 .318 .370 90 -0.9 -1.1 0.7 0.2
2015 NYA 24 67 172 43 9 1 3 12 43 1 0 0 .277 .327 .406 87 -1.9 0.2 -1.7 0.4
2016 MIN 25 26 90 12 3 0 1 5 19 0 0 0 .146 .193 .220 67 -3.4 -0.3 -0.6 0.0
2017 ARI 26 5 7 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .143 .143 .286 79 -0.2 -0.1 0.2 0.0
2018 ARI 27 87 223 42 9 0 9 11 71 1 0 0 .202 .244 .375 70 -7.4 -1.0 10.2 1.2
2019 ARI 28 25 69 11 3 0 4 6 28 0 0 0 .177 .250 .419 68 -2.6 0.3 1.4 0.2
2019 ATL 28 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 143 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
Career2596741363011839193200.219.265.35776-17.4-1.911.02.2

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 LG G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
2009 YAN Rk GCL 9 37 .246 .316 .333 .417 92 -2.8 0.6 -0.4 55 0 0.0 0.1 -1.6 -0.1
2010 CSC A SAL 87 374 .255 .325 .368 .296 90 4.8 10.9 1.5 109 0 -5.5 -0.4 3.6 1.0
2011 CSC A SAL 63 277 .259 .328 .388 .327 101 7.2 8.0 1.7 132 0 0.7 -4.6 5.1 1.1
2011 TAM A+ FSL 23 89 .265 .328 .386 .273 105 -4.3 2.7 1.3 82 0 -0.7 0.5 -1.4 0.2
2012 TAM A+ FSL 67 294 .257 .322 .378 .286 107 -7 8.8 4.1 103 0 0.3 1.8 0.7 1.6
2012 TRN AA EAS 43 170 .262 .327 .399 .259 101 1.9 4.7 2.1 97 0 8.1 1.1 -0.3 1.7
2013 NYA MLB AL 16 27 .249 .322 .394 .235 104 -3 0.7 0.4 63 11 0.9 0.0 -1.1 0.1
2013 TRN AA EAS 49 211 .260 .335 .392 .293 94 10.4 5.7 3.5 117 0 9.5 1.4 0.4 2.2
2013 SWB AAA INT 59 257 .255 .325 .380 .304 98 0.5 7.4 4.2 123 0 10.4 0.6 3.1 2.6
2014 NYA MLB AL 32 85 .248 .315 .380 .379 97 0.6 2.2 1.2 90 12 0.7 -1.1 -0.9 0.2
2014 SWB AAA INT 51 196 .262 .326 .401 .284 105 -5 5.9 3.1 84 0 6.9 1.0 -6.0 1.1
2015 NYA MLB AL 67 172 .251 .309 .411 .357 111 -0.9 4.6 2.8 87 9 -1.7 0.2 -1.9 0.4
2016 MIN MLB AL 26 90 .261 .329 .437 .175 107 -9.1 2.5 1.5 67 10 -0.6 -0.3 -3.4 0.0
2016 ROC AAA INT 83 290 .253 .314 .385 .274 101 -10.5 8.1 4.6 77 0 17.8 -1.4 -10.4 1.9
2017 ARI MLB NL 5 7 .270 .335 .443 .167 102 -1.6 0.2 0.1 79 10 0.2 -0.1 -0.2 0.0
2017 RNO AAA PCL 19 75 .272 .331 .422 .293 112 -0.8 2.2 1.3 97 0 -0.2 -0.4 0.0 0.3
2017 ROC AAA INT 59 218 .255 .320 .390 .250 96 -8.2 6.4 3.1 83 0 1.2 1.0 -3.6 0.8
2018 ARI MLB NL 87 223 .245 .313 .404 .256 99 -6.7 6.3 3.2 70 10 10.2 -1.0 -7.4 1.2
2019 ARI MLB NL 25 69 .247 .315 .419 .233 100 -2.2 2.1 1.3 68 20 1.4 0.3 -2.6 0.2
2019 ATL MLB NL 1 1 .240 .335 .397 .000 100 -0.2 0.0 0 143 -639 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0
2019 GWN AAA INT 14 50 .255 .327 .422 .212 101 -7.9 1.6 0.9 31 0 0.2 0.1 -4.1 -0.1
2019 RNO AAA PCL 36 136 .292 .364 .519 .272 109 -1.8 4.7 2.2 92 0 -1.7 1.4 -0.9 0.5

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
2009 YAN Rk GCL 37 33 4 11 2 0 1 16 7 3 8 0 0 .333 .405 .485 .152 0 0
2010 CSC A SAL 374 330 46 84 15 2 7 124 54 36 64 4 5 .255 .331 .376 .121 1 1
2011 CSC A SAL 277 256 31 76 23 0 6 117 32 19 38 2 0 .297 .343 .457 .160 2 0
2011 TAM A+ FSL 89 85 8 22 6 0 1 31 14 2 9 0 0 .259 .270 .365 .106 2 0
2012 TRN AA EAS 170 147 23 34 12 1 4 60 16 16 32 0 0 .231 .306 .408 .177 5 0
2012 TAM A+ FSL 294 265 39 68 14 1 5 99 28 26 41 4 3 .257 .322 .374 .117 1 2
2013 SWB AAA INT 257 230 26 62 19 0 6 99 21 23 41 0 1 .270 .342 .430 .161 1 0
2013 NYA MLB AL 27 26 3 4 1 0 0 5 1 1 9 0 0 .154 .185 .192 .038 0 0
2013 TRN AA EAS 211 183 34 49 10 0 6 77 25 24 32 1 0 .268 .352 .421 .153 2 1
2014 NYA MLB AL 85 81 7 23 4 0 1 30 9 4 22 0 0 .284 .318 .370 .086 0
2014 SWB AAA INT 196 179 17 44 9 0 6 71 28 13 42 0 0 .246 .292 .397 .151 3
2015 NYA MLB AL 172 155 21 43 9 1 3 63 14 12 43 0 0 .277 .327 .406 .129 3 1
2016 MIN MLB AL 90 82 4 12 3 0 1 18 3 5 19 0 0 .146 .193 .220 .073 1 2
2016 ROC AAA INT 290 263 24 62 14 0 3 85 39 21 51 0 0 .236 .286 .323 .087 6 0
2017 RNO AAA PCL 75 67 5 19 0 0 2 25 7 7 7 0 0 .284 .351 .373 .090 0 1
2017 ARI MLB NL 7 7 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 .143 .143 .286 .143 0 0
2017 ROC AAA INT 218 194 21 43 9 0 4 64 27 22 36 0 0 .222 .298 .330 .108 2 0
2018 ARI MLB NL 223 208 19 42 9 0 9 78 24 11 71 0 0 .202 .244 .375 .173 1 2
2019 GWN AAA INT 50 47 5 8 0 0 1 11 3 2 13 0 0 .170 .220 .234 .064 0 0
2019 RNO AAA PCL 136 124 26 31 7 0 9 65 26 12 34 0 0 .250 .316 .524 .274 0 0
2019 ARI MLB NL 69 62 9 11 3 0 4 26 7 6 28 0 0 .177 .250 .419 .242 0 1
2019 ATL MLB NL 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2013 106 0.5377 0.3868 0.7317 0.5789 0.1633 0.8182 0.3750 0.2683 -0.0008
2014 312 0.5000 0.5032 0.7707 0.6410 0.3654 0.8800 0.5789 0.2293 -0.0030
2015 663 0.4827 0.4827 0.7969 0.6813 0.2974 0.8761 0.6275 0.2031 0.0078
2016 351 0.5271 0.4701 0.7818 0.6216 0.3012 0.8348 0.6600 0.2182 0.0000
2017 26 0.5000 0.4231 0.9091 0.5385 0.3077 1.0000 0.7500 0.0909 0.0000
2018 910 0.4582 0.4593 0.6938 0.6139 0.3286 0.8086 0.5123 0.3062 0.0000
2019 269 0.5019 0.4907 0.6061 0.6370 0.3433 0.6860 0.4565 0.3939 0.0000
Career26370.48650.47170.73520.63530.31610.82730.55990.26480.0016

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
2014-08-10 2014-08-20 Minors 10 0 - Not Disclosed -
2011-07-22 2011-09-05 Minors 45 0 - Not Disclosed - -
2010-09-01 2010-09-07 Minors 6 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 ARI $900,000
2018 ARI $558,000
2017 MIN $
2016 MIN $528,700
2015 NYA $518,700
2014 NYA $
2013 NYA $
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$1,605,400
2019Current$900,000
4 yrPvs + Cur$2,505,400
4 yrTotal$2,505,400

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 122 dISE Baseball2020

Details
  • 1 year/$0.9M (2019). Re-signed by Arizona 1/10/19 (avoided arbitration). DFA by Arizona 5/25/19. Sent outright to Triple-A 6/1/19. Acquired by Atlanta in trade from Arizona 7/31/19. Contract selected by Atlanta 9/17/19. Non-tendered by Atlanta 12/2/19.
  • 1 year/$0.558M (2018). Re-signed by Arizona 3/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by Minnesota 3/17. Acquired by Arizona in trade from Minnesota 7/27/17.
  • 1 year/$0.5287M (2016). Signed by Minnesota 3/2/16.
  • 1 year/$0.5187M (2015). Re-signed by NY Yankees 3/15. Acquired by Minnesota in trade from NY Yankees 11/11/15.
  • 1 year/$0.5027M (2014). Re-signed by NY Yankees 3/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Contract selected by NY Yankees 9/1/13.
  • Drafted by NY Yankees 2009 (2-76) (Pendleton School, Bradenton, Fla.). $1.25M signing bonus.

2019 Preseason Forecast

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

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2019-05-15 13:00:00 (link to chat)Craig, I have a non-Kristian Robinson question for you. With more position players pitching and inflating team (and bullpen) ERAs, is there more noise in those samples now that we should be actively trying to strip out? John Ryan Murphy has given up nine earned in three innings, for example, with no strikeouts, three walks and three homers. How should we handle these things when analyzing pitching and bullpen staffs?
(jwise224 from PDX)
It's a good question. Yeah I think we need to be relatively vigilant about it, but if teams are going to be going to position players in 6-run games too, maybe it is just part of the analysis now? I think if you're trying accurately assess the qualities of a bullpen, that needs to be accounted for but for general analysis purposes, especially in the long-term where we'll be looking at full-season data, it will mostly wash out. (Craig Goldstein)
2016-05-19 13:00:00 (link to chat)Now I'm feeling guilty for not saying anything Minnesota Nice about J.R. Murphy. I'll say this: he caught the full 16 innings of an epic showdown here against the Nats a few weeks ago, and at the end he was still running out grounders like a champ. Have you ever seen a team ride a catcher that hard? Almost six hours of squatting ... it seemed downright abusive.
(Twins Fan from D.C.)
Yeah. you'd need like three days off after that. Good grief. Don't know if that happens a lot. (Kenny Ducey)
2014-04-15 13:00:00 (link to chat)What's the likelihood of J.R. Murphy getting to show much in the majors this year? It seems like the Yankees are going through a lot of catchers already, but he's still behind Romine, and McCann will be the starter.
(mockcarr from Arlington, VA)
He may get a cup of coffee this year, but without a major injury to McCann, Murphy isn't likely to get enough time to make much of an impact in 2014. (Mark Anderson)


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Advanced Catching Metrics

Year lvl CSAA Framing Runs Blocking Chances EPAA Blocking Runs SB Attempts SRAA TRAA Throwing Runs FRAA Adj. FRAA
2010 afx .000 0.0 2478 .005 -4.2 71 .053 .007 -2.3 -8.1 -5.5
2011 afa .000 0.0 651 .000 0.1 22 .059 .003 -0.8 -0.6 -0.7
2011 afx .000 0.0 1703 -.001 0.4 56 .012 -.001 -0.4 -0.4 0.7
2012 aax .018 7.4 1652 .001 -0.6 25 -.014 .003 0.2 7.1 8.1
2012 afa .000 0.0 2733 -.001 0.8 72 .018 -.005 -0.7 0.1 0.3
2013 aax .011 7.1 2524 .000 0.0 43 -.097 .000 2.6 8.8 9.5
2013 aaa .012 7.9 2492 -.001 1.0 74 -.027 .000 1.3 9.3 10.4
2013 mlb .014 1.0 307 .002 -0.2 5 -.016 .004 0.0 0.7 0.9
2014 mlb .010 2.0 916 .003 -0.7 12 .034 .000 -0.2 0.7 0.7
2014 aaa .017 8.8 2202 .000 -0.2 42 .026 .000 -0.8 6.9 6.9
2015 mlb .002 0.7 2112 .003 -1.6 26 .007 .000 -0.1 -0.9 -1.7
2016 aaa .025 19.5 0 .000 0.0 40 .023 .000 -0.6 18.3 17.8
2016 mlb .007 1.4 973 .007 -1.7 13 -.014 .003 0.1 -0.2 -0.6
2017 mlb .005 0.1 90 -.005 0.1 0 .000 .001 0.0 0.2 0.2
2017 aaa .026 21.3 2926 .001 -0.9 54 -.038 .001 1.3 21.2 1.0
2018 mlb .019 9.3 2450 -.001 0.3 27 .004 -.001 -0.1 9.9 10.2
2019 aaa -.002 -1.1 41 .000 0.0 25 -.027 -.001 0.5 0.2 -1.5
2019 mlb .000 0.0 662 -.007 1.3 4 .002 .000 0.0 2.2 1.4

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