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A.J. Pollock CFD-backs

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PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
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Birth Date12-5-1987
Height6' 1"
Weight195 lbs
Age30 years, 6 months, 15 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2.22014
5.32015
0.42016
2.92017
2.82018
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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
2012 ARI 24 31 93 81 8 20 4 1 2 32 9 11 0 2 1 8 1 2 .247 .315 .395 .253 0.4 1.0 0.2
2013 ARI 25 137 482 443 64 119 28 5 8 181 33 82 2 1 3 38 12 3 .269 .322 .409 .259 15.9 -3.5 1.3
2014 ARI 26 75 287 265 41 80 19 6 7 132 19 46 2 0 24 14 3 .302 .353 .498 .308 22.8 -2.5 2.2
2015 ARI 27 157 673 609 111 192 39 6 20 303 53 89 2 9 0 76 39 7 .315 .367 .498 .306 57.9 -7.9 5.3
2016 ARI 28 12 46 41 9 10 0 0 2 16 5 8 0 0 0 4 4 0 .244 .326 .390 .252 2.8 1.5 0.4
2017 ARI 29 112 466 425 73 113 33 6 14 200 35 71 6 0 0 49 20 6 .266 .330 .471 .286 28.2 0.3 2.9
2018 ARI 30 40 166 150 23 44 10 3 11 93 12 38 2 2 0 33 9 2 .293 .349 .620 .332 18.1 0.6 2.0
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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 SBN A 63 277 .269 .256 .326 .378 .254 .304 106 2.7 8.3 0.6 11.3 2.9 14.5 2.7 14.5 2.7
2011 MOB AA 133 608 .278 .262 .336 .395 .255 .346 108 12 17.9 1.2 -14.9 1.6 32.7 1.8 32.7 1.8
2012 ARI MLB 31 93 .253 .258 .318 .415 .262 .257 104 -0.6 2.5 0 1.0 -1.5 0.4 0.2 0.4 0.2
2012 RNO AAA 106 471 .261 .281 .342 .432 .267 .353 112 0.7 14.0 -1.1 -0.7 3.4 17.1 1.6 17.1 1.6
2013 ARI MLB 137 482 .259 .251 .311 .388 .254 .314 103 -0.4 12.7 0.9 -3.5 2.8 15.9 1.3 15.9 1.3
2014 ARI MLB 75 287 .308 .251 .309 .392 .260 .344 107 12.9 7.4 0.6 -2.5 1.9 22.8 2.2 22.8 2.2
2014 RNO AAA 13 52 .146 .277 .337 .427 .271 .174 100 -6.6 1.5 0.1 1.5 1.1 -3.8 -0.2 -3.8 -0.2
2014 DIA Rk 2 4 .380 .280 .332 .444 .272 .500 98 0.5 0.1 0 0.0 0.2 0.8 0.1 0.8 0.1
2015 ARI MLB 157 673 .306 .254 .314 .400 .261 .338 101 30.2 18.2 1.6 -7.9 7.9 57.9 5.3 57.9 5.3
2016 ARI MLB 12 46 .252 .250 .317 .410 .260 .258 102 -0.4 1.3 0.1 1.5 1.8 2.8 0.4 2.8 0.4
2016 VIS A+ 6 20 .474 .250 .314 .378 .253 .385 98 4.6 0.6 -0.2 0.1 -0.2 4.7 0.5 4.7 0.5
2016 RNO AAA 4 20 .416 .271 .333 .421 .280 .438 117 3.3 0.6 0.1 -0.6 0.2 4.1 0.4 4.1 0.4
2016 DIA Rk 2 7 .290 .287 .314 .393 .255 .333 99 0.2 0.2 -0.1 0.0 0.6 0.9 0.1 0.9 0.1
2017 ARI MLB 112 466 .286 .255 .321 .428 .266 .291 98 12.7 13.6 1.1 0.3 0.7 28.2 2.9 28.2 2.9
2017 RNO AAA 7 22 .333 .278 .367 .453 .277 .214 115 1.8 0.7 0.1 -0.5 0.3 2.8 0.2 2.8 0.2
2018 ARI MLB 40 166 .332 .241 .310 .393 .257 .320 98 11.8 4.6 0.4 0.6 1.3 18.1 2.0 18.1 2.0

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 SBN A 277 36 69 12 3 3 22 16 36 10 4 .271 .320 .376 .106 .269 14.5 11.3 2.7
2011 MOB AA 608 103 169 41 5 8 73 44 86 36 7 .307 .357 .444 .136 .278 32.7 -14.9 1.8
2012 RNO AAA 471 65 136 25 3 3 52 32 52 21 8 .318 .369 .411 .093 .261 17.1 -0.7 1.6
2012 ARI MLB 93 8 20 4 1 2 8 9 11 1 2 .247 .315 .395 .148 .253 0.4 1.0 0.2
2013 ARI MLB 482 64 119 28 5 8 38 33 82 12 3 .269 .322 .409 .140 .259 15.9 -3.5 1.3
2014 ARI MLB 287 41 80 19 6 7 24 19 46 14 3 .302 .353 .498 .196 .308 22.8 -2.5 2.2
2014 DIA Rk 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .333 .500 .667 .333 .380 0.8 0.0 0.1
2014 RNO AAA 52 4 8 1 1 0 9 2 4 0 0 .163 .192 .224 .061 .146 -3.8 1.5 -0.2
2015 ARI MLB 673 111 192 39 6 20 76 53 89 39 7 .315 .367 .498 .182 .306 57.9 -7.9 5.3
2016 VIS A+ 20 3 7 1 0 2 4 4 1 1 0 .438 .550 .875 .438 .474 4.7 0.1 0.5
2016 DIA Rk 7 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .429 .333 .000 .290 0.9 0.0 0.1
2016 ARI MLB 46 9 10 0 0 2 4 5 8 4 0 .244 .326 .390 .146 .252 2.8 1.5 0.4
2016 RNO AAA 20 6 8 4 0 1 8 2 1 1 1 .444 .500 .833 .389 .416 4.1 -0.6 0.4
2017 ARI MLB 466 73 113 33 6 14 49 35 71 20 6 .266 .330 .471 .205 .286 28.2 0.3 2.9
2017 RNO AAA 22 6 5 2 0 2 2 4 2 0 0 .278 .409 .722 .444 .333 2.8 -0.5 0.2
2018 ARI MLB 166 23 44 10 3 11 33 12 38 9 2 .293 .349 .620 .327 .332 18.1 0.6 2.0

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
2012 361 0.4488 0.4321 0.8782 0.6111 0.2864 0.9596 0.7368 0.1218 170 -0.001822
2013 1848 0.5043 0.4161 0.8036 0.5687 0.2609 0.8962 0.5983 0.1964 897 0.008397
2014 1031 0.5112 0.4423 0.8377 0.5806 0.2976 0.9314 0.6467 0.1623 484 0.011614
2015 2352 0.4668 0.4583 0.8293 0.6357 0.3030 0.9327 0.6395 0.1707 1060 -0.002247
2016 157 0.4395 0.3631 0.8246 0.5217 0.2386 0.9167 0.6667 0.1754 0 0.000000
2017 1734 0.4706 0.4210 0.8110 0.5907 0.2702 0.9191 0.6008 0.1890 0 0.000000
2018 650 0.4692 0.4769 0.7774 0.6754 0.3014 0.8835 0.5673 0.2226 0 0.000000
Career81330.48060.43720.81860.60380.28360.91830.62190.1814579.26350.0026

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
2014-09-07 2014-09-09 DTD 2 1 - Groin Strain -
2014-06-01 2014-09-02 15-DL 93 79 Right Hand Surgery Fracture - HBP 2014-06-02
2014-05-01 2014-05-04 DTD 3 2 - Groin Strain - -
2014-04-21 2014-04-23 DTD 2 2 - Neck Tightness - -
2013-02-23 2013-02-28 Camp 5 0 - Abdomen Strain - -
2010-04-08 2010-09-06 Minors 151 0 Right Elbow Recovery From Surgery Fracture 2010-03-26 -
2010-03-12 2010-03-26 Camp 14 0 Right Elbow Surgery Fracture 2010-03-26 -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2018 ARI $7,750,000
2017 ARI $6,750,000
2016 ARI $3,500,000
2015 ARI $519,500
2014 ARI $507,000
2013 ARI $491,000
2012 ARI $
YearsDescriptionSalary
5 yrPrevious$11,767,500
2018Current$7,750,000
6 yrPvs + Cur$19,517,500
6 yrTotal$19,517,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
5 y 52 dBrian Peters1 year/$7.75M (2018)

Details
  • 1 year/$7.75M (2018). Re-signed by Arizona 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration).
  • 2 years/$10.25M (2016-17). Signed extension 2/8/16, (avoided arbitration, $3.9M-$3.65M). 16:$3.5M, 17:$6.75M.
  • 1 year/$0.5195M (2015). Re-signed by Arizona 3/6/15.
  • 1 year/$0.507M (2014). Re-signed by Arizona 3/3/14.
  • 1 year/$0.491M (2013). Re-signed by Arizona 3/2/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Contract purchased by Arizona 4/18/12.
  • Drafted by Arizona 2009 (1-17) (Notre Dame). $1.4M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .300 .354 .491 .292
11 vs R (Multi) .301 .356 .472 .296
18 Split (Multi) .001 .002 -.019 .004
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.010 -.021 -.029 -.017
30 vs L (2016) .125 .300 .125 .171
31 vs R (2016) .273 .333 .455 .274
38 Split (2016) .148 .033 .330 .104
39 LgAvg (2016) -.008 -.018 -.027 -.016

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2016-05-16 23:00:00 (link to chat)Looking at Swanson's skill set and minor league stats, am I crazy to think that we have a potential A.J. Pollock? Average power and above average speed with that strikeout rate sounds familiar.
(OddBall Herrera from At a Computer)
Swanson's another one I loved last year and will forever be linked to Bregman in my head. They're similar in their polish and general ability to max out their (extremely impressive) natural talent. He's done nothing but improve, most notably in extracting more power out of his swing. It's not easy to make on-the-fly adjustments like that, and he hasn't missed a beat in the last two years I've watched him progress. Offensively I can see some of that comp, though I don't see quite as many bags. (Wilson Karaman)
2016-01-21 19:00:00 (link to chat)Anthony Alford is getting a lot of hype. What kind of stat line could we see if everything clicks?
(ED from C-falls)
Alford deserves the hype, he's an unbelievable athlete and a former standout football player in Mississippi. My BP colleague Greg Wellemeyer was all over him last spring, so props Greg! A best-case scenario would be a guy who has the speed to swipe 30-40 bases at the big league-level. His speed is going to be his biggest fantasy contribution, but he's got the ability to provide a little pop and hit for a decent average too. If he becomes A.J. Pollock that's the ultimate best-case... (George Bissell)
2015-11-05 12:00:00 (link to chat)David Peralta put up some big 2nd half numbers. His babip was obviously high, but hard hit % and exit velocity were also high. What do you expect from him in 2016? Thanks.
(Bill from Trenton)
Someone asked me who the most underrated player in baseball was right now and my answer was Peralta's OF-mate A.J. Pollock. Now, Peralta isn't likely to break out like Pollock did this year, but I think he has a nice skill set and will be a solid guy for a while. I'd love to see the K rate come down, but it seems like he's trading some Ks for hard contact, and it's worked so far. The tie between Exit Velo and BABIP is loose still, but I don't think he's due for a full-on regression to a replacement level guy. A couple win player, largely on offense, seems about right. (Jeff Long)
2015-03-12 15:00:00 (link to chat)Breakout player pick?
(Ronson from On the Scratches)
A.J. Pollock. I'll say he could hit 3-4 wins if it all comes together. (Andrew Koo)
2014-09-05 13:00:00 (link to chat)Can you give us any possible breakout candidates for next season from a dynasty baseball league perspective?
(Jake from MI)
I hope A.J. Pollock gets healthy and gets another long look next year, he could be a 15/20 type of guy in that ballpark. Same with his teammate Chris Owings. Those two come quickly to mind. (Cory Schwartz)
2012-10-30 13:00:00 (link to chat)What happened to Chris Young (Ari) this year? Will A.J. Pollock and Adam Eaton earn some PT this year?
(Tommy from Flowmont)
Hi Tommy, thanks for the question. I don't think Young ever recovered from his early-season injury. He got off to that great start, then missed a bunch of time, and wasn't right the rest of the year. Seems like the Diamondbacks sold low there, but they know more about their player than I do. Pollock and Eaton are logical candidates to soak up some of his at-bats in 2013. Neither projects as a star but both are as ready as they'll ever be. (Geoff Young)


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