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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
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Birth Date7-19-1987
Height6' 2"
Weight215 lbs
Age31 years, 4 months, 24 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
5.42014
1.12015
0.22016
2.22017
2.92018
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 TOR 24 43 111 20 4 0 4 6 32 3 0 0 .204 .264 .367 76 -2.6 -1.0 -0.2 -0.1
2013 CLE 25 88 322 86 18 2 11 18 67 7 2 0 .294 .345 .481 109 4.9 0.1 18.8 4.0
2014 CLE 26 135 518 135 25 3 21 24 120 3 0 0 .278 .313 .472 116 11.7 -0.1 16.7 5.4
2015 CLE 27 95 389 84 22 0 12 13 104 7 0 0 .231 .267 .391 83 -6.2 -0.7 0.7 1.1
2016 CLE 28 74 264 42 11 1 9 9 69 2 0 0 .167 .201 .327 71 -8.2 2.3 -4.6 0.2
2017 CLE 29 105 383 79 15 0 14 31 99 8 0 0 .232 .309 .399 87 -4.5 1.7 6.8 2.2
2018 CLE 30 112 435 107 26 0 16 21 119 8 0 0 .266 .313 .449 97 0.2 -1.1 9.1 2.9
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Statistics for All Levels

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YEAR Team Lg G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
2009 AUB A- 60 248 .248 .322 .356 .348 109 3.1 7.0 -0.1 128 1 1.0 -2.4 8.1 1.4
2009 BLJ Rk 4 17 .225 .313 .311 .417 105 0.5 0.5 0 104 5 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.1
2010 LNS A 7 31 .247 .328 .369 .400 107 -1.1 0.9 0.2 82 6 -0.3 -0.7 -0.7 -0.1
2010 DUN A+ 68 247 .246 .313 .372 .344 92 5.1 7.1 2.4 124 2 1.5 0.8 8.1 2.0
2011 NHP AA 79 309 .264 .331 .402 .292 87 9.8 9.1 0.3 111 1 -0.9 0.4 5.3 1.4
2011 LVG AAA 4 15 .279 .355 .438 .300 114 -1.7 0.5 0.3 91 4 0.3 -0.3 -0.1 0.1
2012 TOR MLB 43 111 .254 .310 .403 .246 106 -2.9 3.0 -0.6 76 22 -0.2 -1.0 -2.6 -0.1
2012 LVG AAA 79 335 .276 .341 .421 .392 106 18.7 9.9 1.4 119 2 -1.4 -3.7 9.6 1.6
2012 BRA int 3 14 .000 .000 .000 .364 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 TOR Wnt 17 67 .000 .000 .000 .163 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 CLE MLB 88 322 .257 .320 .404 .342 97 11.2 8.5 4.8 109 11 18.8 0.1 4.9 4.0
2013 COH AAA 6 24 .227 .315 .334 .375 98 1.3 0.7 0.4 91 5 0.5 -0.4 -0.2 0.1
2014 CLE MLB 135 518 .253 .313 .389 .326 103 10.3 13.4 6.9 116 15 16.7 -0.1 11.7 5.4
2015 CLE MLB 95 389 .253 .314 .404 .285 105 -8.9 10.5 5.8 83 12 0.7 -0.7 -6.2 1.1
2015 LKC A 2 5 .280 .310 .367 .500 97 0.8 0.1 0 87 9 0.0 0.2 -0.1 0.0
2015 COH AAA 4 15 .281 .340 .389 .400 117 0.1 0.4 0.1 105 3 0.4 -0.1 0.1 0.1
2016 CLE MLB 74 264 .260 .324 .432 .189 112 -21.7 7.5 4.5 71 17 -4.6 2.3 -8.2 0.2
2016 AKR AA 3 10 .259 .325 .400 .571 100 1.2 0.3 -0.2 113 3 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.0
2017 CLE MLB 105 383 .257 .325 .431 .283 105 -6.5 11.2 6.8 87 18 6.8 1.7 -4.5 2.2
2018 CLE MLB 112 435 .251 .323 .415 .336 105 4.8 12.2 7.2 97 14 9.1 -1.1 0.2 2.9

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO SF SH
2009 BLJ Rk 17 14 1 5 0 0 0 5 2 3 2 0 0 .357 .471 .357 .000 0 0
2009 AUB A- 248 223 22 66 23 2 2 99 44 22 37 0 2 .296 .364 .444 .148 0 0
2010 DUN A+ 247 233 37 64 21 1 9 114 40 9 64 0 0 .275 .313 .489 .215 0 0
2010 LNS A 31 26 2 6 2 0 0 8 8 3 11 0 0 .231 .310 .308 .077 0 0
2011 LVG AAA 15 14 1 3 1 0 0 4 1 1 4 0 0 .214 .267 .286 .071 0 0
2011 NHP AA 309 276 34 69 18 1 13 128 51 25 75 0 0 .250 .317 .464 .214 4 0
2012 BRA int 14 12 1 4 0 0 0 4 2 1 1 0 0 .333 .429 .333 .000 0 0
2012 LVG AAA 335 305 44 100 29 1 13 170 59 25 72 4 0 .328 .380 .557 .230 2 0
2012 TOR Wnt 67 59 9 11 2 0 4 25 7 5 13 1 0 .186 .269 .424 .237 1 0
2013 CLE MLB 322 293 45 86 18 2 11 141 38 18 67 2 0 .294 .345 .481 .188 4 0
2013 COH AAA 24 20 2 6 4 0 0 10 3 4 4 0 0 .300 .417 .500 .200 0 0
2014 CLE MLB 518 485 61 135 25 3 21 229 74 24 120 0 0 .278 .313 .472 .194 6
2015 LKC A 5 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 .500 .600 .500 .000 0 0
2015 CLE MLB 389 363 38 84 22 0 12 142 45 13 104 0 0 .231 .267 .391 .160 6 0
2015 COH AAA 15 12 2 4 0 0 0 4 1 1 3 0 0 .333 .400 .333 .000 1 0
2016 CLE MLB 264 251 22 42 11 1 9 82 34 9 69 0 0 .167 .201 .327 .159 2 0
2016 AKR AA 10 9 3 4 1 0 0 5 2 1 2 0 0 .444 .500 .556 .111 0 0
2017 CLE MLB 383 341 43 79 15 0 14 136 56 31 99 0 0 .232 .309 .399 .167 2 1
2018 CLE MLB 435 403 52 107 26 0 16 181 48 21 119 0 0 .266 .313 .449 .184 3 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2012 391 0.4936 0.5345 0.6699 0.6788 0.3939 0.7710 0.5000 0.3301 -0.0003
2013 1230 0.4902 0.4870 0.7730 0.6269 0.3525 0.8228 0.6878 0.2270 0.0043
2014 1972 0.4894 0.5015 0.7442 0.6674 0.3426 0.8106 0.6203 0.2558 0.0044
2015 1465 0.4744 0.5215 0.7618 0.6763 0.3818 0.8213 0.6667 0.2382 0.0026
2016 904 0.5122 0.5686 0.7510 0.7235 0.4059 0.8179 0.6257 0.2490 0.0000
2017 1452 0.4904 0.5200 0.7245 0.6994 0.3473 0.8112 0.5564 0.2755 0.0000
2018 1696 0.4841 0.5366 0.7088 0.7211 0.3634 0.8024 0.5346 0.2912 0.0000
Career91100.48870.52030.73870.68450.36330.81160.60610.26130.0019

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
2014-08-22 2014-08-29 7-DL 7 6 - Head Concussion Foul Ball -
2014-08-03 2014-08-03 DTD 0 0 - Neck Stiffness -
2013-03-16 2013-03-25 Camp 9 0 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
2010-07-06 2010-07-22 Minors 16 0 Not Disclosed -
2010-05-15 2010-05-28 Minors 13 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2020 WAS $1,000,000
2019 WAS $7,083,333
2018 CLE $6,033,333
2017 CLE $4,583,333
2016 CLE $2,583,333
2015 CLE $1,083,334
2014 CLE $633,334
2013 CLE $
2012 CLE $
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$8,883,334
2018Current$6,033,333
5 yrPvs + Cur$14,916,667
2 yrFuture$8,083,333
7 yrTotal$23,000,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
6 y 83 dJet Sports6 years/$23M (2014-19), 2020-21 options

Details
  • 6 years/$23M (2014-19), plus 2020-21 club options. Signed extension with Cleveland 3/30/14. $0.5M signing bonus. 14:$0.55M, 15:$1M, 16:$2.5M, 17:$4.5M, 18:$5.95M, 19:$7M, 20:$9M club option ($1M buyout), 21:$11M club option ($1M buyout). Replaced 1 year, $0.513M contract signed 3/10/14. At signing, largest-ever pre-arbitration contract for a catcher. Acquired by Washington in trade from Cleveland 11/30/18.
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by Cleveland 3/11/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Contract purchased by Toronto 5/17/12. Acquired by Cleveland in trade from Toronto 11/3/12.
  • Drafted by Toronto 2009 (10-310) (Tennessee / Barry University, Fla.). $85,000 signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG DRC+
10 vs L (Multi) .269 .301 .425 ?
11 vs R (Multi) .197 .234 .370 ?
18 Split (Multi) -.072 -.067 -.055 ?
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.010 -.021 -.029 ?
30 vs L (2016) .271 .297 .443 ?
31 vs R (2016) .127 .163 .282 ?
38 Split (2016) -.144 -.134 -.161 ?
39 LgAvg (2016) -.008 -.018 -.027 ?

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2018-06-29 13:00:00 (link to chat)Francisco Mejia is destroying baseballs. When will he be DH'ing, left Fielding, and backup catching for the Tribe?
(Remmie from Rifkin)
I thought he should have been a candidate to be up last year. Obviously the slow start this season had even me a bit concerned, but he's hitting like .450 with power this month as a 22 year old in Triple-A. I guess Gomes has been good enough this year I can't confidently argue he should be there starting catcher right now, but I also don't know if Yan Gomes should be blocking your top prospect. Cleveland can and probably should figure some way to get Mejia 250-300 PA the rest of the year in the bigs. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2018-05-25 12:15:00 (link to chat)Should I be concerned about Francisco Mejia's rough start?
(Sean99 from Cincinnati)
Sure! Everyone who wants to be concerned can be concerned, but what're you gonna do with it, I ask you? It's a putrid start to a season from a consensus Top 20 prospect (we were the high guys at no. 5), but the talent didn't just evaporate. Maybe the playing all over the place is affecting his bat and maybe that's worth it to CLE because they know he'll get right once he gets comfortable elsewhere. Unfortunately for Mejia, Yan Gomes has been good enough to be playable with his defense, I guess. (Craig Goldstein)
2016-04-21 19:00:00 (link to chat)Gomes is my C but Grandal and D'Arnaud both available. 14 team H2H weekly points format, and we start one C. How do the 3 shake out ROS? Also my RP 3 is Strickland. Dyson Kela and Zych are available. Doolittle was dropped and clears overnight. Saves worth 8, holds 4, and K's are 2 points. Thoughts on best option there Mike? Thanks.
(dylanrox from New Orleans )
I would rank them Yasmani Grandal, Yan Gomes, and Travis D'Arnaud in that format. All three all close, but I give Grandal an edge over the other two. I would drop Hunter Strickland and take a chance that Sean Doolittle is still the closer, given the point structure there. (Mike Gianella)
2015-07-23 17:00:00 (link to chat)My dynasty league appears to hate catchers...Derek Norris, Yan Gomes, and Yadier Molina are all on waivers in a very deep 12-teamer, and there is NO trade market (other than when I overpayed for Sal Perez in my first year in the league and didn't know about the value of catchers until Brian McCann was dropped for David Murphy). Is this the case for all dynasty leagues?
(John from Texas)
I don't play in any dynasty leagues. I would assume that given the keep forever nature of dynasty that the finite shelf life of catchers would make this more likely than in a Roto or redraft. But I'd have to ask our dynasty experts.

Bret?

BRET?!?!?!? (Mike Gianella)
2015-07-16 20:00:00 (link to chat)How do you rate Mesoraco for next year in terms of catchers. Top 5?
(rpol from LA)
I'm to low man on Mesoraco compared to everyone else. If he's healthy he's got to be. Same with Yan Gomes, but I like Grandal a lot, if I just had to pick a catcher I really like right now. (George Bissell)
2015-06-10 14:00:00 (link to chat)J.P, really enjoy the monthly snapshot pieces. Would love to see the buy low extended to say three or so with your thoughts as done for top 5. On that note, who are some other buy low candidates you like beyond those listed in today's article? Cheers
(LoyalRoyal from Kansas)
I was already at 2000+ words on the article, so I didn't want to bog things down with additional words on the buy-low candidates. I appreciate the interest, though! I'll certainly consider adding a short blurb on them going forward. Some other buy low candidates would include: Yan Gomes, Alexei Ramirez, Jimmy Nelson, and Desmond Jennings. (J.P. Breen)
2015-05-05 15:00:00 (link to chat)Big Daddy Shlain, o/u 83 wins for the tribe this season?
(JT Smooth from Loveboat Cap'n)
Thanks for this question. I picked the Indians to be the first wild card team in the AL before the season, but I've since backed off this prediction. I know the Indians have gotten off to rough starts before and turned it around, but something about this team feels a little different to me. Not winning any of the games Kluber has pitched so far this year is a really bad sign and the Yan Gomes injury has really hurt them. I wish you gave me 83 and a half here, but I'll take the under anyway. The Royals and Twins being better than I expected (and the White Sox aren't this bad either) doesn't help them. (Nick Shlain)
2015-04-13 15:00:00 (link to chat)Think there will be any interest from Cleveland on Beef Castillo? Cubs can't carry three catchers all season can they?
(Kyle from Chicago)
Not sure why Cleveland would give up anything of value for Castillo. They have Yan Gomes, one of the best in the business back there. But no, I don't think the Cubs can carry three Cs all season. They have to move Castillo and probably soon. Not sure who emerges as the right fit just yet. (Sahadev Sharma)
2015-01-08 12:00:00 (link to chat)Who won this dynasty trade: Chase Utley, Jayson Werth, Kyle Lohse for Yan Gomes, AJ Griffin, 25 overall in 2015 draft?
(Grizz from America)
This is a good one for the fantasy guys, but I'll give you my take really quickly. Lohse is one of the most underrated pitchers in baseball (I kind of have a man crush on him - http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=24770) so the team getting him automatically wins. Seriously though, this is a future vs. now trade, and the team getting the established guys seems to do really well here. Love Gomes, but your league probably doesn't account for pitch framing, so that tempers his fantasy value a bit. (Jeff Long)
2015-01-28 19:00:00 (link to chat)My dynasty league catchers are Yan Gomes, Jason Castro, and Chance Sisco. Would you consider the catcher position to be a strength for my team into the future or would you be weary of a possible let-down from Gomes, Castro never getting close to his 2013 numbers, and Sisco moving positions?
(Grizzly from Chicago)
I think Castro rebounds into form and I've come around on Gomes. I'd look to trade one of these guys and I'd see what you can get for Sisco. (Mauricio Rubio)
2014-04-16 19:00:00 (link to chat)I've been offered Yan Gomes for AJ Pierzynski and Chris Owings (RBI S HR AVG RUNS) H2h do you bite Mr. Carsley
(dancini from Pgh)
Yes. I think Gomes and AJ are roughly equivalent, and Owings is a great throw-in. I bite. (Ben Carsley)
2014-04-24 13:00:00 (link to chat)Yan Gomes or Travis D'arnaud which one do I keep for this season? 12 man head to head rotisserie league
(Rob from Baltimore)
Gomes easily for me. (Paul Sporer)
2014-03-19 20:00:00 (link to chat)Who would you rather own in a dynasty? Yan Gomes, Travis D'arnaud, or Miguel Montero?
(CharlieWerner from Manayunk Pa)
I'd prefer d'Arnaud, but if I knew I needed to get production out of the position this year, I'd go Montero. In neither scenario would Gomes enter the equation. (Bret Sayre)
2013-11-12 13:00:00 (link to chat)Hi Sam Thanks for the chat always enjoy your truth and a Analysis. Real quick if u were starting a fantasy baseball team who would be top 5-10 guys u would build around??
(Mike from Ri)
1. Mike Trout
2. Bryce Harper
3. Andrew McCutchen
4. Miguel Cabrera
5. Robinson Cano

But those are boring answers. If you want to know which players I might target at some point in a draft or auction, I seem to like Harper, Choo, Yan Gomes, Nelson Cruz, and Kyle Seager a bit more than the average person.

This chat is off to a slow start! (Sam Miller)
2013-10-07 18:00:00 (link to chat)Any under the radar catchers going into next year? I'm stuck with Wellington in a 20 teamer
(Mitch from Iowa)
Hi Mitch

In a 20-team league, probably not. Yan Gomes would be more of a sleeper if everyone would stop talking about him, but still might be in your format. If the Twins consider moving Joe Mauer to another position, Josmil Pinto is instantly intriguing. (Mike Gianella)
2013-08-14 13:00:00 (link to chat)Impressive 52 games from Yan Gomes so far. Can he keep this up?
(Jay from San Rafael)
I don't think he's going to be a .300 hitter long term, but I've always liked the bat and pop. Good role player. (Jason Cole)
2013-08-08 17:30:00 (link to chat)Mike,12tean H2H ,hr, r, RBI,ave,sb ,xbh.Need a push Wieters has had a off season,available are R. Martin,Avila,Y.Gomes.Looking for a fix.Thanks
(Chesty from New Bern,NC)
Hiya Chesty.

I probably like Wieters more than you do, but of those guys I'd be fine with taking Russell Martin over Matt Wieters. Martin has almost 10 steals (he has 9) and the power numbers are relatively close to Wieters'. I have no problem pulling the trigger there (although keep in mind that Martin goes through BA droughts).

Alex Avila's hot right now but I don't like buying in the middle of the streak. Yan Gomes will get more PT with Mark Reynolds' DFA, but I still am not convinced he's going to be a full timer. Try Martin. (Mike Gianella)


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Advanced Catching Metrics

Year Lg CSAA Framing Runs Blocking Chances EPAA Blocking Runs SB Attempts SRAA TRAA Throwing Runs FRAA Adj. FRAA
2011 AAA .009 0.4 220 .000 0.0 6 .010 .001 0.0 0.3 0.3
2012 AAA .000 0.2 1309 .004 -1.7 25 .017 .007 -0.3 -2.5 -1.4
2012 MLB .009 0.4 244 .005 -0.3 0 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -0.2
2013 MLB .020 14.2 3494 -.001 1.1 44 -.046 .001 1.1 17.4 18.8
2013 AAA .011 0.7 264 .001 -0.1 6 .022 .001 -0.1 2.6 0.5
2014 MLB .011 10.9 5265 -.003 3.6 84 -.049 -.002 2.4 16.8 16.7
2015 MLB .002 1.1 3212 .000 -0.2 56 .000 .000 0.0 0.7 0.7
2015 AAA .004 0.1 87 .000 0.0 2 .006 .000 0.0 0.5 0.4
2016 MLB -.006 -3.2 2545 .001 -0.3 28 -.009 .000 0.2 -3.0 -4.6
2017 MLB .005 4.2 3743 .000 0.5 50 -.069 -.003 2.3 7.6 6.8
2018 MLB .008 7.5 4275 -.001 1.7 66 -.001 .000 0.0 9.6 9.1

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