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Birth Date3-15-1991
Height6' 3"
Weight220 lbs
Age28 years, 7 months, 4 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
0.72015
0.22016
-0.32017
-0.42018
-0.22019
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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
2015 CHA 24 44 135 36 8 3 5 13 26 0 1 0 .295 .363 .533 112 2.3 1.5 -0.2 0.7
2016 LAN 25 80 262 53 11 0 13 26 66 0 5 1 .225 .302 .436 94 -1.3 2.5 -5.9 0.2
2017 LAN 26 27 55 6 2 1 1 6 23 0 0 0 .122 .218 .265 55 -2.9 0.0 -1.4 -0.3
2018 CHA 27 48 130 14 3 0 3 7 46 0 3 1 .116 .163 .215 50 -7.4 -1.5 2.1 -0.4
2018 OAK 27 3 7 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 .143 .143 .143 45 -0.4 0.2 0.2 0.0
Career2025891102442252165092.206.276.38984-9.72.6-5.20.1

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 BRI Rk APL 25 93 .254 .331 .389 .308 103 -9 2.8 0.2 24 0 0.7 0.8 -14.0 -0.9
2009 GRF Rk PIO 7 25 .278 .338 .406 .357 98 -0.2 0.8 0 83 0 0.0 0.2 -0.9 0.0
2010 KAN A SAL 58 235 .257 .326 .378 .301 100 2.3 6.9 0.6 85 0 0.9 1.0 -3.6 0.6
2011 KAN A SAL 136 597 .261 .333 .396 .309 101 7.8 17.3 0.8 105 0 1.5 -1.9 -6.4 1.2
2012 WNS A+ CAR 116 510 .261 .330 .401 .316 96 16.4 15.2 0.9 107 0 4.4 0.9 3.6 2.5
2012 BIR AA SOU 14 58 .257 .330 .386 .355 97 4 1.6 0.1 117 0 0.6 -0.5 1.1 0.3
2012 CHR AAA INT 6 20 .258 .323 .376 .250 100 -1.7 0.6 0 62 0 -0.4 0.3 -0.8 0.0
2012 SRR Wnt AFL 16 67 .000 .000 .000 .276 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 BIR AA SOU 135 590 .245 .321 .366 .280 101 7.3 16.0 -2.5 102 0 -6.2 3.8 -6.7 0.5
2014 BIR AA SOU 133 595 .252 .323 .380 .301 103 5.2 16.4 -0.8 97 0 5.0 4.0 -10.5 1.5
2015 CHA MLB AL 44 135 .251 .310 .401 .341 106 6 3.6 -0.8 112 13 -0.2 1.5 2.3 0.7
2015 CHR AAA INT 104 417 .254 .320 .370 .295 106 0.1 11.6 0.6 99 0 5.8 1.5 -6.6 1.3
2016 LAN MLB NL 80 262 .253 .318 .409 .255 88 3.5 7.4 -1.1 94 12 -5.9 2.5 -1.3 0.2
2017 LAN MLB NL 27 55 .250 .323 .418 .200 92 -4.9 1.6 -0.1 55 12 -1.4 0.0 -2.9 -0.3
2017 OKL AAA PCL 95 369 .274 .338 .435 .264 106 -16.6 10.9 -1.5 58 0 -2.0 1.0 -17.8 -0.9
2018 CHA MLB AL 48 130 .248 .315 .405 .151 104 -12.8 3.6 -1 50 12 2.1 -1.5 -7.4 -0.4
2018 OAK MLB AL 3 7 .237 .292 .384 .333 95 -0.9 0.2 0 45 12 0.2 0.2 -0.4 0.0
2018 CHR AAA INT 46 176 .242 .309 .370 .300 103 -7.9 5.2 -1.4 78 0 2.8 0.8 -3.7 0.4
2019 COH AAA INT 89 371 .268 .345 .457 .277 98 -3.2 12.8 -2.8 77 0 3.7 -0.1 -11.1 0.2

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 BRI Rk APL 93 85 8 16 3 1 0 21 10 4 33 2 0 .188 .250 .247 .059 0 0
2009 GRF Rk PIO 25 21 2 5 0 0 0 5 0 3 8 1 0 .238 .320 .238 .000 1 1
2010 KAN A SAL 235 210 28 48 13 3 8 91 31 21 69 6 4 .229 .305 .433 .205 0 0
2011 KAN A SAL 597 519 95 125 36 2 24 237 87 60 172 8 4 .241 .329 .457 .216 4 4
2012 BIR AA SOU 58 50 10 14 1 1 3 26 6 8 16 2 0 .280 .379 .520 .240 0 0
2012 SRR Wnt AFL 67 48 10 10 0 0 2 16 7 17 17 2 3 .208 .424 .333 .125 0 1
2012 CHR AAA INT 20 18 1 3 2 0 0 5 0 2 6 1 0 .167 .250 .278 .111 0 0
2012 WNS A+ CAR 510 449 77 114 28 5 22 218 90 45 144 18 3 .254 .325 .486 .232 8 2
2013 BIR AA SOU 590 507 78 116 23 5 15 194 73 60 139 25 8 .229 .321 .383 .154 8 2
2014 BIR AA SOU 595 518 86 123 34 6 16 217 59 65 151 20 5 .237 .324 .419 .181 5
2015 CHA MLB AL 135 122 17 36 8 3 5 65 16 13 26 1 0 .295 .363 .533 .238 0 0
2015 CHR AAA INT 417 388 53 101 23 4 13 171 39 23 79 11 5 .260 .304 .441 .180 2 2
2016 LAN MLB NL 262 236 31 53 11 0 13 103 32 26 66 5 1 .225 .302 .436 .212 0 0
2017 OKL AAA PCL 369 339 44 72 12 6 9 123 33 26 93 3 5 .212 .269 .363 .150 2 1
2017 LAN MLB NL 55 49 6 6 2 1 1 13 2 6 23 0 0 .122 .218 .265 .143 0 0
2018 CHA MLB AL 130 121 14 14 3 0 3 26 9 7 46 3 1 .116 .163 .215 .099 1 1
2018 OAK MLB AL 7 7 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 0 0 .143 .143 .143 .000 0 0
2018 CHR AAA INT 176 160 22 34 12 0 4 58 15 15 57 3 1 .213 .278 .363 .150 1 0
2019 COH AAA INT 371 334 51 73 10 3 24 161 56 33 134 8 3 .219 .294 .482 .263 1 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2015 552 0.4565 0.4275 0.7331 0.6230 0.2633 0.8471 0.5063 0.2669 -0.0037
2016 1126 0.4831 0.4298 0.7541 0.6305 0.2423 0.8397 0.5461 0.2459 0.0000
2017 225 0.5067 0.4178 0.6596 0.6316 0.1982 0.7917 0.2273 0.3404 0.0000
2018 603 0.5091 0.4428 0.6629 0.5993 0.2804 0.7500 0.4699 0.3371 0.0000
Career25060.48560.43130.71900.62140.25210.81540.49040.2810-0.0008

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
2010-05-30 2010-08-18 Minors 80 0 Right Thumb Surgery -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 CLE $
2018 CHA $
2017 LAN $
2016 LAN $512,500
2015 CHA $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$512,500
1 yrTotal$512,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 32 dWasserman Media Group1 year (2019)

Details
  • 1 year (2019). Signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/1/18 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2018). Re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/18. Claimed by NY Yankees off waivers 4/3/18 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 3/27/18. Acquired by Chicago White Sox 4/19/18 after being DFA by Oakland 4/17/18. DFA by Chicago White Sox 6/23/18. Sent outright to Triple-A 6/25/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/17.
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2016). Re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/15. Acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Chicago White Sox 12/16/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Contract selected by Chicago White Sox 11/20/13. Re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14.
  • Drafted by Chicago White Sox 2009 (2-61) (Santa Margarita Catholic HS, Calif.). $0.625M signing bonus.

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 380 47 83 16 3 13 46 33 97 7 3 .243 .313 .421 89 11.0 1.2
80o 361 42 75 15 2 12 42 30 94 6 3 .230 .297 .399 82 6.1 0.6
70o 348 40 70 14 2 11 39 28 92 6 3 .222 .288 .384 76 2.8 0.3
60o 336 37 66 13 2 11 37 26 90 5 2 .216 .281 .380 72 0.1 0.0
50o 325 35 62 12 2 10 35 24 88 5 2 .209 .272 .365 67 -2.2 -0.2
40o 314 33 57 11 2 9 33 23 86 5 2 .199 .261 .345 63 -4.3 -0.5
30o 302 31 54 10 2 9 31 21 84 4 2 .195 .255 .343 58 -6.4 -0.7
20o 289 28 49 10 1 8 28 19 81 4 2 .184 .242 .320 53 -8.7 -0.9
10o 270 25 43 8 1 7 25 17 77 3 2 .173 .227 .297 45 -11.4 -1.2
Weighted Mean32836631221035258952.211.274.36569-1.5-0.2

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2017-04-11 19:00:00 (link to chat)Why did the White Sox get off to that crazy good start last year? Are there any lessons from the rise and then crash landing?
(bemused from connecticut)
They started 17-8 and were below .500 every month after that until September. Looks like a lot of that good start was individual herculean pitching efforts, which seems easy to explain given their personnel. David Robertson was probably healthy in the first few months, as opposed to pitching through a knee injury in the second half. Austin Jackson was roughly replacement level instead of Shuck who was below, luck, variance.

In terms of collapsing in the second half, the team had already traded away what little depth they had in previous years (Trayce Thompson, Chris Bassitt, Marcus Semien, etc.) so any time anything went wrong there was no fallback option.

The White Sox did aggressively attempt to fix their rotation. Miguel Gonzalez worked out, James Shields didn't.

But they did basically nothing to help what already looked like a horrible offense as the season went on. Jerry Sands, Jimmy Rollins, and blitzing Tim Anderson through the minors at a blinding pace were basically their only efforts to upgrade from some really, really miserable options. (Nick Schaefer)
2016-04-14 20:00:00 (link to chat)Are you bullish any of these young platoon outfielders become complete players in the next 2 years? Aaron Hicks, Trayce Thompson, Anthony Gose, Adam Duvall, Avisail Garcia, Tyler Naquin?
(Yes Cheese from Yep)
Absolutely no, never, not gonna happen on Avisail Garcia. I don't think he turns into anything. I'd be surprised if Trayce Thompson turns into a decent everyday player at the MLB level, too. I think Gose is a platoon player, although he's on the good side of the platoon and plays excellent defense, so he could get a little more playing time by virtue of his defense. I don't think Adam Duval will ever be a legit starter on a decent team. Naquin could get more run than most players with his offensive profile due to his glove and the lack of options in CF in Cleveland for the time being. I like Hicks, though. I'm not sure Hicks will ever be a complete player, but he's the best bet of this group. The twins really jerked him around, though, and it hurt his development, maybe irreparably. His glove and arm will give him a lot more chances to figure it out than most outfielders, though. (Scooter Hotz)
2016-03-09 19:00:00 (link to chat)The following names aren't necessarily exciting....but in what order would you rank Trayce Thompson, Travis Shaw, Patrick Kivlehan and Tyler Goeddel for a dynasty league? Would there be a standout if just looking for potential current year impact? Cheers
(markdavo4 from Australia)
In dynasty, Shaw, Kivlehan, Goeddel, and Thompson. For 2016 only Goeddel has an opportunity now that Aaron Altherr is out for most if not all of the season and could be the guy to take a big leap forward. (Mike Gianella)
2016-03-14 14:30:00 (link to chat)Any prospects you like more than the other guys?
(George G. from Allentown)
I think Tyler White hits enough to at least play against lefties. Artie Reyes flashed three solid average pitches and a dandy of a curve for me in Tacoma last year. I'd bet on Trayce Thompson's athleticism, although I'm not sure he gets on the field much in LA. (Brendan Gawlowski)
2015-06-02 18:00:00 (link to chat)Re: Cameron: What makes him different than the Keenyn Walker/Trayce Thompson/Adam Engels of the past?
(Pelecos from Chicago)
I like Cameron more than this crop of players for a variety of reasons. I think he'll be more dedicated than Walker and I like his baseball skills better than Thompson. A wise man who has been deceased for quite some time thinks Daz to the Sox is a good fit but this is a guy who also liked Trayce Thompson.

Alright with that I'm out, sorry for those of you who snuck some questions in while I was answering this. (Mauricio Rubio)
2013-09-27 13:00:00 (link to chat)Let's say Chicago or Detroit called saying they want my players and are willing to offer prospects. Who should I ask for? Both farm systems I think stink.
(Kevin from Houston )
Considering you can't yet ask for this year's draft picks, the pickings are going to be pretty slim. From Detroit, the obvious answer is Nick Castellanos, but you could also be intrigued by players like Endrys Briceno, Drew VerHagen, Brian McCann, and Steven Moya. From the White Sox you can look at Courtney Hawkins, despite what Mortimer says, and I still believe in Trayce Thompson a little bit. (Mark Anderson)
2013-01-22 13:00:00 (link to chat)Chances these outfielders will have starting jobs by the middle of May: Oswaldo Arcia ____ Jackie Bradley ____ Shane Peterson ____ Trayce Thompson ____
(Hoot Stromboli from Snowed In)
Hoot, I can't place percentages on each. I think Thompson is the most likely because the White Sox always seem aggressive with their prospects. I would put Peterson next-if only because I think an injury to Beltran could happen and it's too early for OSCAR-then Bradley and finally Arcia. (R.J. Anderson)


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